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Obituaries June 20, 1997

STANFORD - Ernest Neal, 71, of Ky. 198, died Thursday at home.
Born Aug. 25, 1925, in Byrdstown, Tenn., he was a son of the late Marshall and Lilly Crawford Neal. He was a jailer in Lincoln County for 16 years, deputy sheriff for four years, and a former Hustonville chief of police. He was also a farmer, and a member of Hustonville Masonic Lodge. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of First Church of God of Stanford.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Lanham Neal; two sons, Douglas Neal and David Neal, both of Stanford; two daughters, Diane Pope of Junction City and Sharlene Taylor of Stanford; two sisters, Ethel Dees of Rogersville, Tenn., and Edith Holton of Junction City; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Bastin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

Laura M. Lancaster
Laura Mae Lancaster, 58, of Lexington, died Thursday at home.
Born June 22, 1938, in Danville, she was a daughter of Agnes Lancaster and the late James Lancaster. She was a housekeeper and a member of Church of God of America.
Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Lancaster, Cassandra Lancaster and Pamela Lancaster, all of Lexington; two sons, Jeffrey Lancaster and Christopher Lancaster, both of Lexington; two brothers, James and Donald Lancaster, both of Danville; a sister, Dorothy Lofton of Danville; and 11 grandchildren.
Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Connie J. Tate
Services for Connie Jean Tate, 36, of Adams Street, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 28, 1960, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Alberta Morrett Smith of Danville and the late Charles D. Pendygraft.
Survivors include two daughters, Amy Pendygraft and Melissa Tate, both of Junction City; a sister, Patricia Becraft of Danville; a brother, Charles Pendygraft Jr. of Junction City, a half sister, Edith Griffin of Crab Orchard; a half brother, Mark Pendygraft of Crab Orchard; and maternal grandmother, Opal McElroy of Danville.
Pallbearers will be Talmage Gwinn, Danny and Jason Johnson, Glenn Caddell, Jay Sibley, Jeremy Shepard, Bryce Gibson and Ronnie Byrd.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Obituaries June 22, 1997

William B. Lewis III
William Baskerville Lewis III, 74, of Iroquois Road, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 21, 1923, in Darlington County, S.C., he was a son of the late Isabelle St. Clair Williamson and William Baskerville Lewis II. He was vice president of Danville Leaf Tobacco Warehouse. He was a World War II Army veteran and served in the European Theatre. He was a member of The Presbyterian Church in Danville, Va.
He was predeceased by a son, William Baskerville Lewis IV.
Survivors include his wife, Marian Wallace Guthrie Lewis; two stepsons, Richard G. Weissinger of Jamestown, Ky., and David Lee Weissinger of Mount Juliet, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Betty Deanne Lawson of Danville; a brother, Dr. Benjamin W. Lewis of Greenville, S.C.; a sister, Isabel Lewis Scott of Covington; one grandson; seven step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Heritage Hospice.

Lillian Rice Mobley
Lillian Rice Mobley, 90, of East Shelby Street, Junction City, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 19, 1906, in Science Hill, she was a daughter of the late William Marion and Viola Leigh Rice. She was a homemaker and the widow of Forrest G. Mobley. She was a longtime member of First Church of God, Harrodsburg Road. She was predeceased by two children, Mary Elizabeth Shelton and Harold Lee Mobley.
Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Mobley Nilsson of Louisville, Peggy Mobley Shearer of Junction City, and Carole Mobley Brown of Danville; three sisters, Bernice Goeke of Junction City, Georgia Critchfield of Danville, and Osa Custard of Cincinnati; three brothers, Henry Rice of Stanford, Stanley Rice of Louisville, and Isaac Steel Rice of Lexington; 14 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Cox. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. Sunday.

Nettie O. Atwood
LIBERTY - Nettie O. Atwood, 90, of Cincinnati, formerly of Liberty, died Thursday.
Born Jan. 17, 1907, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Mary Martha Austin and Perry Owens. She was a homemaker and a member of West Side Christian Church, Liberty.
She was the widow of Clay Atwood. She was preceded in death by a son, J.C. Atwood; and three daughters, Irene Powell, Fredia Black Santee, and Julie Thompson.
Survivors include four sons, Junior Atwood and Gerald Atwood, both of Cincinnati, Bobby Atwood of Franklin, Ind., and Roy Atwood of Richmond; four daughters, Marie Reeves of Franklin, Kathleen Shanklin of Liberty, and Joyce Roberts and Diane Helm, both of Jamestown; two sisters, Bessie Terry of Mitchell, Ind., and Fannie Jeffries of Cincinnati; 38 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Glenn Singleton. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. today.

Earl J. Girdler
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - Earl Jasper Girdler, 69, of Middletown, Ohio, died Friday at Middletown Regional Hospital.
Born May 9, 1928, in Junction City, he was a son of the late Victor and Myrtle Carey Girdler. He was employed by Armco Steel Co. for 25 years until his retirement as a supervisor in the shipping department. He attended the Yankee Road Church of God.
He served in the Army during the Korean War, and was a member of Jefferson Lodge #90 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, Antioch Shrine, Middletown VFW, and the ham radio association.
He was the widower of Ella Mae Girdler.
Survivors include a daughter, Ava Lee of Palm Bay, Fla.; a son, Mike Girdler of Franklin, Ohio; a brother, Jesse Girdler of Shelby City, Ky.; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Services will be 7 p.m. today at Breitenbach-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home in Middletown by the Rev. Allen Deaton. A graveside serve will be noon Monday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, with the American Legion providing military honors.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today with a Scottish Rite Ring service at 6:30 p.m.

Wilbert S. Sears
MORELAND - Wilbert Stephenson Sears, 53, of Junction City, died Friday at his home.
Born Oct. 9, 1943, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Melvin Ernest and Lorraine Benedict Sears. He worked for Packs Nursery in Junction City for several years. He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church, Moreland.
Survivors include his wife, Jonell Hafley Sears; two daughters, Carolyn Louise Adams and Frances May Edwards, both of Junction City; one son, Joe Sears of Junction City; two stepsons, Robert and Mike Hafley, both of Junction City; two stepdaughters, Christy Hafley of Junction City, and Katherine Henson of Danville; one sister, Virgie E. Adams of Waynesburg; four brothers, William, Ernest, Phillip and Paul Sears, all of Junction City; three grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Ernest Martin and Wayne Stevens. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be William, Ernest, Phillip, Paul, Chris and Lawrence Sears.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

W.W. Bogie
LANCASTER - Services for retired Air Force Col. W.W. Bogie, 81, of Dogwood Drive and Fruitland Park, Fla., will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Hawkins and Mel Bonner. Burial will be in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military honors by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Honor Guard, Dayton, Ohio.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and 12:30 p.m. until time of the service Monday.
He died Thursday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan 27, 1916, in Lancaster, he was a son of the Late John D. and Maude Arnold Bogie Losch. He was a graduate of Western Kentucky University and George Washington University. He was a member of Lancaster Christian Church.
He taught in the Garrard County School System from 1937 to 1940, volunteered for military service as a Flying Cadet in 1940, and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in 1941. He served in the European Theatre in World War II with the 452nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. He also served in the Korean War and remained in the military until his retirement in 1975.
Bogie was decorated with a number of honors: the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster; the Meritorious Service Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal with Four Oak Leaf Clusters; Presidential Unit Citation; Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; American Defense Service Medal; American Campaign Medal; Europe-Africa-Middle East Service Medal with six Battle Stars; World War II Victory Medal; Army of Occupation Medal; Germany Clasp; National Defense Service Medal; Viet Nam Service Medal; Air Force Longevity Service Ward; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with '60 bar.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Bailey Bogie; eight nephews; and one niece.
Pallbearers will be Jack C. Bailey II, Reather ``Danny'' Irvin, Julian Moss Jr., Bruce A. Bailey, Donald W. Bailey and Oscar L. Bailey.

Laura M. Lancaster
Services for Laura Mae Lancaster, 58, of Lexington, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Church of God of America by the Rev. Larry Weathers. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
She died Thursday at home.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Obituaries June 23, 1997

Carl V. Speaks
LANCASTER - Carl V. Speaks, 62, of Club Side Drive, Stanford, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born July 11, 1934, in Garrard County, he was a son of Ada Green Speaks Hendrickson of Lancaster and the late Hamilton Speaks. He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer and an insurance agent with Modern Woodman of America, Rock Island, Ill. He was a former partner of Beazley-Raney-Speaks Funeral Home, former owner and operator of Speaks Flower Shop, former partner and operator of Ensslin-Speaks Cold Storage Warehouse and former partner and operator of Speaks Wholesale Co., all located in Stanford.
He was a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church, Lincoln Masonic Lodge No. 60 F&AM and was a 32nd degree Mason, Covington. He was a member of Lincoln Chapter 486, Order of Eastern Star, Stanford Chamber of Commerce, Oleika Shrine Temple, Lexington, and Scottish Rite Temple. He served as a representative of the American Red Cross for 25 years. He promoted Small Fry football at Stanford Elementary School and Toys for Tots for Needy Children of Lincoln County.
Additional survivors include his wife, Melva Dean Locker Speaks; a son Hamilton Owen Speaks of Berea; four sisters, Georgia Shell of Lancaster, Linda May of Gilbert, W.V., Pat Walter of Harrodsburg, and Jo Ann Garrett of Louisville; a grandson; two step grandsons; and two step great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, William Hendrickson.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lancaster Cemetery by the Revs. Jim Walter and Morris Trayner. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Gary Shell, Charles and Robert Locker, Danny, Michael and Larry Duggins.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today with Masonic Rites at 8 p.m.; and 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Lincoln or Garrard County Rescue Squads or Oneida Baptist School, Oneida, Ky.

Dorothy D. Coleman
HARRODSBURG - Dorothy Dean Coleman, of VanArsdall Drive, widow of D.W. Coleman, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Born in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late Garnett Lee and Lockett Alexander Dean. She served as clerk of Mercer County Draft Board for many years and played the piano for Harrodsburg Baptist Church Sunday School and the Harrodsburg Rotary Club for 20 years. She was a member of Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in Springhill Cemetery by the Rev. Mark Caldwell-Reiss.
Memorials may go to Bellwood Children's Home, Anchorage, Ky., or Bill Dean Music Fund, c/o Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church, or a favorite charity.
There will be no visitation.
McClellen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice Hatter
LIBERTY - Beatrice Hatter, 86, of Liberty, died Saturday at Westlake Regional Hospital.
Born Oct. 16, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Waltham and Pearl Richardson Tomes. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Mose Hatter; a daughter, Shirley Dunbar of Columbia; a son, Garnett Lee Hatter of London; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Junior and Bobby Hatter; and a daughter, Geraldine Turner.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Phillip, J.L., Cecil, Willard and Clifford Hatter.

William B. Lewis III
Graveside services for William Baskerville Lewis III, 74, of Iroquois Road, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.
He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Bob Lawson, Dean Nutter, Sam Hays, Eddie Tupman, Scott Elliott and Dickie Weissinger.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Obituaries June 24, 1997

Herbert H. Cowherd
SHELBYVILLE - Herbert H. ``Bunk'' Cowherd, 67, of Shelbyville died Thursday at Taylorsville Health Care.
Born in Marion County, he was a son of the late George and Gertrude Hayden Cowherd. He was a retired employee of Sanford Farms and a member of Banks Chapel AME Zion Church, Belltown. He was the widower of Christine Bates Cowherd.
Survivors include four sisters, Lorraine Calhoun, and Edna Cowherd, both of Lebanon, Annie Young of Bardstown and Lucille Ford of Danville; a stepmother, Clara Vancleave of Indianapolis, Ind.; three stepbrothers; and two stepsisters.
Services were held Sunday at Webb Central Funeral Home by the Rev. Tommy Calhoun. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.

Celestia S. Williams
WAYNESBURG - Services for Celestia Smith Williams, 88, of Eubank, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pilot Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Roberts. Burial will be in Pilot Cemetery.
She died Sunday at home.
Born June 24, 1908, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Vernon J. and Louia F. Wall Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Pilot Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was a member of Joseph H. Lewis Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the widow of David S. Williams.
Survivors include two sons, Leland and Olin Williams, both of Ellison Community; a daughter, Eldred W. Melton of Frankfort; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, George Williams, and two grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries June 29, 1997

Joe Paul Routt
Joe Paul Routt, 53, 1574 Grant Drive, Lexington, died Thursday in Rockcastle County from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born Aug. 25, 1943, in Danville, he was the son of Paul and Alice Spaulding Routt of Lexington. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was a graduate of Bate High School. He was employed by United Parcel Service. He is survived by his wife Virgella Routt of Lexington.
Additional survivors include two daughters Tiffoni Machelle Clark, Frankfort; and Lisa Logan of California; two sons, Chris McCowan, Dallas; and Joseph Routt Jr., Lexington; one brother, Robert Routt, Dayton, Ohio; four sisters Emma Shannon, Danville, Doris Hill, Annette and Sandra Routt, all of Lexington; and several grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at St. Paul Catholic Church, Lexington. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery. Smith and Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

George M. Earles
LIBERTY - George M. Earles, 68, Lawrenceburg, Ind., formerly of Liberty, died Wednesday in Lawrenceburg.
Born Sept. 3, 1928, in Casey County, he was the son the late Frank and Lucy Tarter Earles. He was a retired machinist from X-Tech in Ohio, an Army veteran and member of the Carthage Baptist Church in Cincinnati.
He is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Emerson, Indianapolis; two sisters Helen Goforth, Liberty, and Maxine Walls, Yosemite; five brothers, Dwight and Burdette Earles, both of Yosemite, Delas Earles, McKinney, Danny Earles, Edinburg, Ind., Alden Earles of Liberty; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at South Fork Baptist Church in Casey County by the Revs. Franklin Stewart and Don Clark. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery. Visitation is after 8 a.m. today at McKinney Brown Funeral Home.

Mertie Jones House
CRAB ORCHARD - Mertie Jones House, 69, 4105 Pine Grove Road, Crab Orchard, died Friday at her home.
Born Dec. 8, 1927 in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of Pete Jones and the late Versie Russell Jones. She was the widow of Clifford House. She was also preceded in death by a son, Clinton Andrew House. She was a member of Pine Grove Church of Christ.
She is survived by her father and stepmother Pete and Wilma Jones, Somerset; five sisters, Madlyn Phillips, Mount Victory, Iva Earp, Ferguson, Barbara Murray, Port Charolette, Fla., Delma Barnett, Norwood, Ohio, and Marie Fox, El Paso, Texas; one brother, Dale Jones, Mount Victory; one grandson; and one great grandson.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Chapel by Curtis Herrington and Rick Estes. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Members of the East End Ambulance Service will serve as pallbearers. Memorials are suggested to the National Arthritis Foundation.

Glen Edward Johnson
STANFORD - Glen Edward Johnson, 61, 3025 Moccasin Road, Hustonville, died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born June 14, 1936, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Mack and Gladys Perkins Johnson. He was retired from General Electric in Cincinnati where he had worked 35 years. He was a member of Pisgah Heights Baptist Church in Pisgah Heights, Ohio, and McKinney Masonic Lodge.
He is survived his wife Elaine Mushin Johnson, Hustonville. Additional survivors include four sons, Jerry Johnson, Versailles, Ind., Leonard Johnson, Bloomington, Ind., Greg Johnson, Kings Mountain, and Larry Johnson, Hustonville; two stepsons, Darrell Hatter, Chillicothe, Ohio, and Mike Hatter, Middleburg; two brothers, Mack Garland Johnson, Hustonville, and Charles Johnson, Mason, Ohio; one sister, Pauline Beatty, Clarksville, Ind.; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; five step grandchildren; and three step great grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday by the Rev. John Dean. Burial will be in the New Salem Cemetery.

Hershel Ray Thompson
MORELAND - Hershel Ray Thompson, 54, of McKinney, died Friday at the Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.
Born Jan. 9, 1943, he was the son of Edna Preston of Kings Mountain. He was a truck driver for 22 years with Central Wholesale in Danville. He was a member of the Stanford Church of Christ.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Betty Carrier Thompson. Additional survivors include four stepsons, Roy Lee Reynolds, Louisville, Ricky Lynn Reynolds and Charles Wayne Reynolds, both of Lancaster, and Jeffery Alan Reynolds of Stanford; one stepdaughter, Maria Mischelle Wall, Lancaster; six step grandchildren; and several half brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Monday at the Stanford Church of Christ. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the church by Virgil Horseman and the Rev. Bob Bausum. Members of the McKinney Area Rescue Squad will serve as pallbearers. Memorials are suggested to the McKinney Area Rescue Squad or the Stanford Church of Christ. W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James G. VanArsdale
HARRODSBURG - James G. VanArsdale of Leesburg, Va., died Thursday at his home. He was a former resident of Harrodsburg and attended Centre College.
He was a member of Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Ancient Accepted Order of the Scottish Rite. He was retired from Payco American Company of Columbus, Ohio, and Charlotte, N.C.
He was the son of late Thomas J. and Mary Canary VanArsdale and the widower of the late Sarah Minish Brown VanArsdale. He is survived by a daughter Gertrude Anderson VanArsdale Thomas, Leesburg, Va.; three brothers, Jerry and Donald VanArsdale, both of Ohio, and Joe VanArsdale of California; and one grandson.
Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday in Spring Hill Cemetery by Rev. Leslie Rust. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
There will be no visitation. McClellan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dormas M. Russell
PERRYVILLE - Services for Dormas M. Russell, 32, of Harrodsburg Road, Perryville, will be 2 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Jeff Pratt. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Timmy and Tony Crowe, Ronnie Russell, Doug Yankey, Johnny Mayes, Mark Russell and Tony Young. Honorary pallbearers will be Morgan Bottoms, Jeff Hixson, Tim Brock, Michael Glascock, Roy Yankey.
He died Wednesday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Garrard County.

Obituaries June 30, 1997

Gary W. Allen
RAYWICK - Gary W. Allen, 47, of Raywick, died in a one-vehicle crash Saturday on Ky. 84, a mile west of here, state police said.
The accident occurred as Allen was driving west and the vehicle ran off the road, overcorrected and hit an embankment. The car overturned and ejected Allen. He was not wearing a seat belt.
He was a trucking maintenance worker, and is survived by his mother Eva Allen.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Dewitt Funeral Home, Lebanon.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Evelyn W. Curtis
PERRYVILLE - Evelyn Wilson Curtis, 66, of Mitchellsburg, died Sunday at home.
Born March 28, 1931, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Lucien and Maggie Mills Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of Mitchellsburg United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Martin G. Curtis; three sisters, Louise Maddox of Mitchellsburg, Iona Wilson of Hustonville and Geneva Porter of Waynesburg; and a brother, Virgil Wilson of Gravel Switch.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home. Burial will be in Simpson Cemetery, Casey County.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Danville-Boyle County EMS.

Thomas M. Adington
SCIENCE HILL - Thomas M. Adington, 78, of Kings Mountain, died Sunday at home.
Born March 19, 1919, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late William F. and Minerva Horn Adington. He was a farmer and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veteran of Foreign Wars Cleve Dunn Post 7101, Stanford.
Survivors include his wife, Roberta Sims Adington; a son, Norman Adington of Kings Mountain; a daughter, Pam Sees of Huntington, Ind.; a sister, Mabel Montgomery of Vincennes, Ind.; and a granddaughter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home by the Rev. Gordon Chaney. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, American Cancer Society or Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Wayne Vanoy Sr.
LIBERTY - Wayne Vanoy Sr., 88, of Sanders Ridge Road, died Saturday at home.
Born June 12, 1909, in Ash County, N.C., he was a son of the late Wiley and Elizabeth Osborne Vanoy. He was a farmer and a member of Cold Springs Primitive Baptist Church. He was the widower of Marie Goode Vanoy.
Survivors include three sons, Wayne Vanoy Jr. and Dean Vanoy, both of Columbia, and Ronald Vanoy of Cincinnati; a daughter, Inez Cain of Liberty; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; and three step great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cold Springs Primitive Baptist Church by the Revs. Roger Price, Charlie Taylor and Kenneth Blevins.
Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Rettie S. Sims
HARRODSBURG - Services for Rettie Satterly Sims, 88, of Bonta Lane, Burgin, are scheduled at 2 p.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Mark Caldwell-Reiss and Joseph Best. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens.
She died Saturday at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born June 16, 1909, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late John and Laura Coleman Satterly. She was a member of Burgin Christian Church where she attended Nell Freeman Sunday School Class, and a retired employee of Cricketer. She was the widow of Nathan Andrew Sims Sr.
Survivors include two sons, David and Nathan Sims Jr., both of Burgin; a daughter, Virginia Russell of Burgin; a brother, Clellan Satterly of Harrodsburg; a sister, Nettie Peavler of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tony Russell, Lynn Russell, Daniel Sims, Rice Lear, Larry Sims, and Barry Currens. Honorary pallbearers are Meagan Russell, Ashley Sims, Laura Lee Currens, Lyndsey Speakes, Kasey Currens, Nicole Sparrow and Meredith Lear.
Memorials may go to Burgin Christian Church Memorial Fund, West Main Street, Burgin 40310.

Hershel R. Thompson
MORELAND - Services for Hershel Ray Thompson, 54, of McKinney, will be 2 p.m. today at Stanford Church of Christ by the Revs. Bob Bausum and Virgil Horseman. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
He died Friday at the Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.
Memorials may go to McKinney Area Rescue Squad or Stanford Church of Christ.
W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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