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Obituaries May 23, 1997

Hettie M. Jupin
Hettie Mae Jupin, 84, Lebanon Road, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 2, 1912, in Honaker, Va., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Laura Honaker Cook. She was a retired nursing assistant at Kentucky State Hospital and member of Chestnut Grove Church of Christ.
Survivors are her husband, John Jupin Sr.; two daughters, Helen Blevins, Danville, and Anna Worthington, Parksville; a son, John Junior Jupin Jr., Abilene, Texas; three brothers, Carl Cook, Austin, Ind., Paul Cook, Parksville, and Ernest Cook, Bluefield, W.V.; four sisters, Ruby Hancock and Elaine Kennedy, both of Bluefield, Zella Jones, Orlando, Fla., and Madeline Toliver, Danville; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Thad Eubank. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Irvine Worhtington Jr., Gary, Brad and Johnny Worthington, Travis Carroll and Roger Gilpin.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Dr. Wilfried Portig
Dr. Wilfried Hulmut Portig, 85, Waveland Avenue, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 16, 1911, in Hamburg, Germany, he was a son of the late Ada Albert and Hedwig Kohlmoregen Portig.
Survivors are his wife, Anna Marie Schlueter Portig; two daughters, Annegret Dunlap, Aurora, Colo., and Elizabeth Portig, Lexington; a son, Harald Portig, Versailles; three grandchildren; a step-grandchild and two step great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
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Asa Brown
LIBERTY - Asa Brown, 91, Liberty, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 23, 1905, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Leni and Nellie Thomas Brown. He was a retired stationary engineer and the widower of Carolyn Carter Brown.
Nieces and nephews survive.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Saturday.

Florence M. Davis
LANCASTER - Florence Morris Davis, 87, Emerson Drive, Lexington, died Thursday at Christian Health Care Center, Lexington.
Born Dec. 28, 1909, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late William H. and Mary R. Hicks Morris. She was a retired executive secretary at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and past matron of Henry Clay Chapter of Order of Easter Star and Order of Amaranth Lexington Court 8. She was the widow of Cephas C. Davis.
Survivors are a daughter, Janice A. Dietrich, Lexington; three sons, Lawrence Davis, Moores Hill, Ind., Wayne Davis, Gallopolis, Ohio, and Barry Davis, Lexington; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Harold Dorsey. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Woody Rhodus, Tommy May, Michael Davis and Joe, Andy and Teri Dietrich. Honorary pallbearers are Vernon, Gene, James, Bryce and Wylie Burton.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Central Adult Day Care Center, 219 E. Short, Lexington, 40507-1904 or Alzheimer's Association, 801 S. Limestone, Lexington, 40508.

Lowell F. Wethington
LIBERTY - Lowell F. Wethington, 85, Campbellsville, formerly of Liberty, died Wednesday at Kentucky Veterans Center, Wilmore.
Born Sept. 12, 1911, in Clementsville, he was a son of the late James Joseph and Florence Ross Wethington. He was a retired salesman and part owner of Casey County Carpet Co. He was a World War II Marine veteran, a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and former member of Casey Creek Masonic Lodge.
Survivors are his wife, Edith Carr Wethington; four daughters, Sheila Rountree, Brandonburg, Patricia Bell, Campbellsville, Carol Murphy, Marshville, Mass., and Susan Foster, Flemington, W.V.; a sister, Lucille Foster, Liberty; a brother, Chester Wethington, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a step great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard Catholic Church by the Rev. Joseph Hall. Prayer service will be 5:30 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chris and Cody Dykes, Gary, Kevin and Lyle King, and Jimmy Foster. Honorary pallbearers are Cody and Dale Wolford, Howard Gabehart, Marvin and Joe Clements, Dale Lee, Scott Southerland, Curtis Murphy, Ernie Sapp and Joey Dykes.
Visitation is 5:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Harold D. Craiger
WAYNESBURG - Services for Harold Dennis Craiger, 69, Waynesburg, will be 4 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18.
He died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Sept. 15, 1927, in Letcher County, he was a son of the late John and Cora McKnight Craiger. He was a retired Army master sergeant and retired licensed plumber and a member of Parlor Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors are his companion, Barbara McKnight, Waynesburg; four daughters, Sherry Cooper, Virginia Beach, Va., Debbie Kuykendall, Ocala, Fla., Cindy Craiger, Lexington, and Felicia Cook, Stanford; a brother, Billy Craiger, Shelbyville; a sister, Ruth Jones, Indianapolis; and six grandchildren.
Visitation is 2-4 p.m. today. 

Obituaries May 27, 1997

Alice B. Bowling
STANFORD - Alice Bolin Bowling, 79, Nicholasville Road, Lexington, died Saturday at her home.
Born June 7, 1917, in Perry County, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Martha Gilbert Bolin. She was a Berea High School graduate and attended Berea College. She was a homemaker and belonged to Porter Memorial Baptist Church. She was the widow of Hubert Bowling.
Survivors include one son, Michael Bowling, San Antonio, Texas; one daughter, Patricia Hall, Lexington; one brother, E.J. Bolin, Lexington; five sisters, Donna Raye Russell, Danville, Ethel Bolin, Nicholasville, Opal Gooch and Ida Berkes, both of Lexington, and Hestor Morris, Greenville, Ohio; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim McGee. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. until time of the service today.
Memorials may be made to Porter Memorial Baptist Church, 4300 Nicholasville Road, Lexington.

Effie S. Hardin
SPRINGFIELD - Effie Smock Hardin, 87, Deep Creek Road, Harrodsburg died Friday at Columbia Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
Born May 2, 1910, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Powell Smock. She was a homemaker and belonged to Deep Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Marvin H. Hardin; two sons, Desmond Smock, Mercer County, and Delaine Hardin, Harrodsburg; one daughter, Mary Lavon Devine, Springfield; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Deep Creek Baptist Church by the Revs. James Harley and Hillary Claypool. Burial will be in the Peter Cemetery, Mackville.
Pallbearers will be Eugene Smock, Doug Devine, Jeff Rogers, Martin Murphy, Harold Best and Glen Devine.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. until time of the service at the church.
Carey and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Wilfried Portig
A memorial service for Dr. Wilfried Helmut Portig, 85, Waveland Avenue, will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt by the Rev. Quentin Scholtz.
He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
He had served as a meteorologist with the U.S. Army Tropic Test Center in the Panama Canal Zone. He also had taught at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.

Rice W. Lear Sr.
HARRODSBURG - Services for Rice W. Lear Sr., 77, Russell Street, Burgin, will be at 2 p.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Caldwell-Reiss. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Dec. 13, 1919, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late William W. and Katherine Powell Lear. He was a retired dispatcher at Kentucky Utilities and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He belonged to Burgin Christian Church where he served as deacon, trustee and chairman of the board. He also was a member of Mercer Masonic Lodge 777 F&AM.
Survivors include one son, Rice W. Lear Jr., Burgin; one daughter, Kay Lockett, Lakeside Park; one sister, Jane Bailey, Burgin; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be David Bailey, Curtis Bailey, Roy Lee Sanders, George Stone, Meredith Lee Lear and Pat Lear.
Honorary pallbearers will be M.G. and Alyce Brown, Martha Harlow and Elizabeth Heckman.
Visitation will be after 7 a.m. until time of the service today.
Memorials may be made to the Burgin Christian Church Memorial Fund.

Pearl M.B. Roy
PERRYVILLE - Services for Pearl M. Brisco Roy, 94, Louisville, formerly of Boyle County, were at 2 p.m. Saturday at O.D. White Funeral Home in Louisville by the Rev. Rodney Burnett. Burial was in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Columbia Audubon Hospital, Louisville.
Born April 22, 1923, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Robert H. and Ida Mae Ashbrook Briscoe. She was a member of the Churchill Downs Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Post 2921. She belonged to 9th and O Baptist Church. She was the widow of Armra G. Roy.
Survivors include two daughters, A. Faye Fortner, Florida, and Judy R. Crepps of Shepherdsville; three sons, the Rev. R. Wesley Roy Sr., Jerry T. Roy and Randy E. Roy, all of Louisville; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to 9th and O Baptist Church TV Ministry.
Wilder Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

Cora M. Ray
LANCASTER - Services for Cora Middleton Ray, 83, Laurel Lane, Nicholasville, formerly of Garrard County, will be at 2 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Crawford. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery in Garrard County.
She died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born May 6, 1914, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Doc and Mary Cheetham Middleton. She was retired beautician and a member of Bryantsville Missionary Baptist Church. She was the widow of Herman Lee Ray.
Survivors include three sons, Donnie Ray, Louisville, Wilbert Ray, Lancaster, and Albert D. Ray of Nicholasville; two daughters, Virgie Helen Wolfe, Hartford, Mass., and Mary Margaret Sebastian, Nicholasville; one sister, Virgie Harris, Cartersville, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David Ray, Wayne Ray, Kenny Ray, Jimmy Ray, Junior Ray and Arbor Lee.
Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
Visitation will be 8 a.m. until time of the service today.

Delma E. Sims
HARRODSBURG - Services for Delma Evans Sims, 89, Clarksville, Ind., formerly of Mercer County, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. David Hartman. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Friday at Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany, Ind.
Born Aug. 9, 1907, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Claude and Joanna Brown Sims. He was a former school bus driver with the Mercer County school system and had served with the Indiana Bridge Transit System also as a postmaster with the Postal Service. He belonged to the Grapevine Christian Church in Mercer County. He was the widower of Jessie Kurtz Sims.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Keck of Clarksville, Ind., and Lucille Hendren of Cuyahoga, Ohio; one sister, Zelma McGinnis of Harrodsburg; one brother, Dewitt Sims of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the Agency for the Aging in New Albany, Ind.

Obituaries May 27, 1997

Annemarie Portig
Annemarie Portig, 81, Waveland Avenue, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 5, 1915, in Husum, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Bruno and Anni Christiansen Schluter. She was the widow of Wilfried H. Portig.
Survivors include a son, Harald Portig of Versailles; two daughters, Annegret Dunlap of Aurora, Colo., and Elizabeth Portig of Lexington; a sister, Ruth Schluter of Husum, North Germany; three grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bellevue Cemetery for Ammemarie Portig and her husband, Dr. Wilfried H. Portig, by the Rev. Quentin Scholtz.

Laverne Ball
LANCASTER - Laverne ``Granny Pop'' Ball, 89, Highland Avenue, died Sunday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born July 31, 1907, in Madison County, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Arthusa Gooch Chandler. She was a former teacher, having taught at Mance, Crab Orchard and Broughtontown schools. She was the oldest member of Paint Lick Presbyterian Church and the widow of Woods Ball.
Survivors include a daughter, Audrey Whittaker of Lancaster; a son, Woody Ball of Stanford; a brother, W.L. Chandler of Lancaster; two sisters, Elizabeth Childs and Lyda Bower, both of Lancaster; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Jim Cook and Bryce McGowan. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James W. Ball, Robbie Long, Charles Isaacs, Eddie Carter, Kenneth Gooch and James W. Hicks.
Honorary pallbearers are Ashley L. Ball, Kelly L. Isaacs, Amy W. Long, Anthony J. Ball, Allyssa R. Ball, Colton Isaacs, Helen Ward and Oma F. Hicks.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

William R. Middleton
William Roy Middleton, 68, of Danville, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born April 30, 1929, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Archie Roy and Myrtie Helen Gilliam. He was a retired guard with American Greeting Company and attended Bowen United Methodist Church. He also was a parts department employee at Mattingly-Rapier Chevrolet.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Fields Middleton; a son, Bo Middleton of Danville; two daughters, Barbara Carmickle and Brenda Chester, both of Hustonville; three sisters, Mary Young, Eva Goode and Shirley Bowman, all of Lexington; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Lester. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Obituaries May 28, 1997

William E. Tipton
William ``Bill'' Edward Tipton, 42, Chimney Rock Village, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Oct. 13, 1954, in Paducah, he was a son of the late William Strother Tipton and Bobbie Jean Tipton Rankin. He was a machinist at Danville Machine Shop.
Survivors include a step father, Joe Rankin of Lexington; two brothers, Stephen Craig Tipton of Lexington and Michael Tipton of Key West, Fla.; and special friends, Kay and Lucia Higdon.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Maple Lawn Park, Paducah.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to St. Joseph Hospital Oncology Unit.
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Edward C. Chestnut
LOUISVILLE - Edward C. Chestnut, 85, died Thursday in Middletown.
He was a native of Barbourville, a retired graphic communications assistant manager for Standard Gravure and a member of Preston Masonic Lodge 281, Scottish Rite, Kosair Shrine Temple and First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs, Fla.
Survivors include his wife, Agnes Grider Chestnut; and a brother-in-law, George W. Grider of Danville.
Services were 2 p.m. Saturday at Pearsons Funeral Home with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may go to a favorite charity.

Alma P. Mitchell
LEXINGTON - Alma P. Combs Mitchell, 80, of Paris, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born June 2, 1916, she was a daughter of the late James B. and Susie Phillips. She was a former employee of Spring Valley Country Club and Turf Catering Company.
Survivors include her husband, Ned Mitchell; a son, Don Combs of Lexington; three daughters, Sue Combs and Cathy Smith, both of Lexington and Jerrie Jones of Paris; a sister, Catherine Langford of Paris; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services are 1 p.m. today at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home by the Rev. Jack Bowman. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.

Edna F. Naylor
Services for Edna Frances Naylor, 87, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of East Lexington Avenue, Danville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Albert Gisler. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
Born May 24, 1910, in Bell County, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Mattie Hensley Howard. She was a retired nurse at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was the widow of Gilbert Naylor.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Collett of Dayton; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Matt Austin LeFevers.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday.

Eldon Kennedy
LIBERTY - Services for Eldon L. ``Jargo'' Kennedy, 81, Allen Street, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Browning.
Burial will be in Rexroat Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at home.
Born Sept. 29, 1915, in Monticello, he was a son of the late Porter H. and Nannie Wright Kennedy. He was owner of Kennedy Supply, a World War II Navy Veteran and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wide Lydus Rexroat Kennedy; a daughter, Virginia Beeler of Mooresville, Ind.; a son, Earl Kennedy of Acworth, Ga.; a brother, Glenn Kennedy of Somerset; a sister, Norma Daulton of Nancy; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Carol Kennedy.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Farris, Dr. H.R. Kennedy,. Glenn Kennedy and Bob Kennedy, Barry and Dee Daulton.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Arnold Martin
HARRODSBURG - Services for Arnold Martin, 82, Buster Pike, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 27, 1914, in Casey County, he was a son of late Elzia and Louranda Wilham Martin. He was a retired security guard with Eaton Corporation, had served in Kentucky National Guard and was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Cornish Martin; a son, Arnold Bruce Martin of Nicholasville; two daughters, Janice Hughes and Donna Martin, both of Lexington; four bothers, Arthur Martin of Mississippi, Cecil Martin of Indiana, and Melvin Martin and Archie Martin, both of Burgin; three sisters, Rosie Leathers of Indianapolis, Ind., Mable Hewitt of Columbus, Ohio, and Mary Ann Goodlet of Lexington; and a granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be members of Glad Hand Sunday School Class, Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday and after 7 a.m. Friday.

William R. Middleton
Services for William Roy Middleton, 68, of Danville, are 2 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Lester. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
He died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Pallbearers will be Chad Middleton Jr., Gene Middleton, Tony Hall, Lewis Hammonds and Jimmy Adams.
Honorary pallbearers are Ed Waits, Jim Spivey, Doug Ellis, James R. Manual, Lee Irvin, Greg Ballard, Brad Chester and Junior Stafford.

Ada M. Sears
STANFORD - Services for Ada Marie Sears, 88, Geneva Road, McKinney, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Revs. Rick Naylor and Gary Story. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at home.
Born May 10, 1909, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie Yates Yocum. She was a homemaker and a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. She was the widow of Willie T. Sears.
Survivors include a son, Delmer Yocum of Hubble; four daughters, Lois Baker of Mount Vernon, Alma Adkins of Stanford, Sally Adkins of Waynesburg, and Theresa Heselton of Moreland; two brothers, Floyd Yocum of Stanford and Samuel Yocum of Hustonville; three sisters, Virginia Shearer of Michigan, Mildred Coffman of Junction City, and Margie Harris of Stanford; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Clyde and James Sears; and a daughter, Hazel Ramsey.
Pallbearers will be Stewart Curtis, Earl Adkins Jr., Bill Baker, Jimmy Sears, Chris and Josh Baker.
Honorary pallbearers are Gary, Scott and Keith Adkins, Mike Lovell, Tim Heselton, Anthony Miller and Jason Smith.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Thursday at Green River Pentecostal Church and after 8 a.m. Friday.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries May 29, 1997

William E. Tipton
Services for William ``Bill'' Edward Tipton, 42, Chimney Rock Village, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Maple Lawn Park, Paducah.
He died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Honorary pallbearers are Cecil King, Charlie Vanderpool, Jimmy Jackson, Henry Combs, Ron Gibson, Frank Burns, Hill Caudill and Dean Alford.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to St. Joseph Hospital Oncology Unit.

Troy B. Singleton
WAYNESBURG - Services for Troy B. Singleton, 79, of Kings Mountain, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown.
He died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born June 6, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ada Singleton. He was a retired farmer and a member of Pond Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Tonnie Anderson Singleton; two sons, Roger and Rocky Singleton of Kings Mountain; a daughter, Janet Zane Naegele of Stephensport; a brother, Russell Singleton of California; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Robert Naegele, Mike Phillippe, Terry Mudd, Jerry and Danny Hatter, and Jimmy Caudill.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries May 30, 1997

Helen V. Chambers
Helen V. Chambers, 47, Durham Street, Junction City, died Thursday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born Oct. 24, 1949 in Breathitt County, she was a daughter of Cora Vach Vanderpool of Gallion, Ohio, and the late Grover Vanderpool. She was a member of Junction City First Baptist Church and worked as an insurance clerk for Drs. Jackson and Lacey.
Additional survivors include her husband, Chris Chambers; two sons, Justin Ryan Chambers of Junction City and Scotty Chambers of Danville; two brothers, Chalmer Lovely of Mansfield, Ohio, and Nelson Vanderpool of Lake City, Fla.; a sister, Shirley Pounds of Ashville, N.C.; and a granddaughter.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-9 p.m. Sunday.

Betty J. Scarlett
PERRYVILLE - Betty Joan Scarlett, 56, of Atwater, Ohio, formerly of Boyle County, died Tuesday in Canton, Ohio.
Born Dec. 18, 1940, in Akron, Ohio, she was a daughter of Homer and Gladys Davis Duckworth.
Survivors include her husband, David J. Scarlett Sr.; two sons, David Scarlett of Massillon, Ohio, and Randy Scarlett of Rootstown, Ohio; a daughter, Becky Hunter of Alliance, Ohio; two sisters, Nancy Minchin of Englewood, Ohio, and Myrtie Homan of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and four grandchildren.
Services are 1 p.m. today at Wood-Kortright Funeral Home, Ravenna, Ohio. Burial is in Grandview Memorial Park.
Information courtesy of Wilder Funeral Home.

Beth Ann Kelley
NICHOLASVILLE - Beth Ann Kelley, 17, of Kings Mountain, died Monday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
She was the daughter of Frances and Randy Bullock and the late Granville Kelley.
Additional survivors include a sister, Jennifer Fight of Nicholasville; a brother, Zachary Bullock of Kings Mountain; maternal grandparents, Stanley and Ruth Lamb of Harrodsburg and Betty Lamb of Nicholasville; paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Lorene Bullock of Mount Vernon; and a great-grandmother, Ethel Barron of Mount Vernon.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Betts and West Funeral Home by the Rev. David Gambrel. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Charles Bullock, James Martin, Billy Lowery, Larry, Eric and Dana Fight. Honorary pallbearers are Zachary Bullock and Cody Lowry.
Visitation is 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today.

Edna F. Naylor
Edna Frances Naylor, 87, of Coventry Road, Dayton, Ohio, formerly of East Lexington Avenue, Danville, died May 27, 1997, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
Born May 24, 1910, in Bell County, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Mattie Hensley Howard. She was the widow of Gilbert Naylor and was preceded in death by a son, Matt Austin LaFevers.
She was a retired nurse at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Collett of Dayton; two grandchildren, Melody Hauck and John Scott LaFevers, both of Dayton; two great-granddaughters, Rhonda Simpson of Jonesboro, Ga., and Jennifer Lewis of Dayton; four great-great-grandchildren, T.J., Alycia, Zachary and Bailey; and several nieces and nephews of Danville.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Albert Gisler. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bruce Naylor, James Lee Shearer, John Russell, Joe Chance, Daryl Reardon and Wendell King.

Barbara Adams
WAYNESBURG - Services for Barbara Faye Adams, 59, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Waynesburg, will be 4 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery. She died Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born March 7, 1938, in Letcher County, she was a daughter of Cinda Whitaker Adams of Pikeville and the late Crocarr Adams. She was a nurse at Rockcastle County Hospital and a member of Eubank Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Elbert Adams of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Sheila Wells of Mount Vernon; a son, James Murphy of Mount Vernon; a brother, Allen Adams of Whitesburg; a sister, Angeletta Fields of Pikeville; and three grandchildren.

Frances Gabhart
HARRODSBURG - Services for Frances Beatrice Gabhart, 85, Marimon Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Robert DeFoor, Rick Snyder and Eddie Russell. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 19, 1911, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Demetrius and Maude Pearl Weldon Bugg. She was a retired hand presser from Cricketer Manufacturing, and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church where she was a member of Joy Sunday School Class, Widow to Widow Club, Saints Alive Choir and Light and Lively. She was the widow of Clarence Gabhart.
Survivors include two daughters, Christine Hazlett McGrath of Burgin and Cammie Smith of Harrodsburg; a sister, Lucille Elliott of Harrodsburg; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren; and seven step great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John Weldon, Bill Brinkley, Bob Burchett, Gene Lawson and Paul Votaw. Honorary pallbearers are great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to Saints Alive Choir at Harrodsburg Baptist Church, 312 South Main Street, or Widow to Widow, c/o Linnie Marriman, PO Box 448, Burgin 40310.

Katherine Myers
STANFORD - Services for Katherine Myers, 84, Goshen Road, will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. She died Thursday at Fort Logan Extended Care Unit.
Born Sept. 5, 1912, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late John Jacob and Rebecca Meshan Myers. She was a homemaker and farmer, and a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church. She attended Murray State College on a basketball scholarship in 1931.
Survivors include a sister, Beatrice Matheny of Stanford.
Pallbearers will be Tom Herrick, Gary Jenkins, Tommy Gooch, Denny Lair, Shea Lair, Cabell Francis II.
Visitation is noon Sunday until time of service.

Florence Watts
HARRODSBURG - Services for Florence P. Watts, 88, West Office Street, will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. James Harley. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 25, 1908, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Sam P. and Ida Harris Divine. She was a homemaker, a member of Mount Zion Methodist Church and the widow of Charles Thomas Watts.
Survivors include a son, Sam T. Watts of Mercer County, a daughter, Glenna Deatherage of Harrodsburg; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Billy, Kenneth and Orville Lee Watts; and a daughter, Louise Watts.
Pallbearers will be Jim Brett, Jimmy Gibson, Bobby Watts, Bruce Deatherage, Kenneth Deatherage, Buford Watts, Marion Jo McGinnis and Billy Thompson.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Saturday.


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