Obituaries June 24, 1996
Elsie H. Carman
LIBERTY - Elsie Hayes Carman, 78, of Liberty Route 8, died Saturday
at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born April 10, 1918,
in Independence, Va., she was a daughter of the late Preston and Malinda
Osborne Blevins. She was a homemaker and a member of Cold Springs Primitive
Baptist Church. She was the widow of John Russell Hayes and George Carman.
She was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Dale Hayes, a daughter, Frances
Cochran, and a stepson, Tom Carman. Survivors include three sons, Clifford
Buel Hayes of Campbellsville, John R. Hayes of Liberty and Dwight L. Hayes
of Crawfordsville, Ind.; a daughter, Joyce Peach of Lawrenceburg; a stepson,
Earl Carman of Waynesburg; two brothers, Early Blevins of Cincinnati and
Ray Blevins of Newark, N.J.; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Kenny
Blevins. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. Visitation is after 6
MIDDLEBURG - Carl Frederick, 84, of Grove Ridge Road, Kings Mountain,
died Saturday, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born
Aug. 29, 1911, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Melvin and Ellen
Bolin Frederick. He was a retired self-employed painter and a member of
Corinth Church of God. Survivors include a brother, Albert Frederick of
Kings Mountain; three sisters, Myrtle Dorn of Cincinnati, Ruth Moran of
Liberty, and Jewell Sims of Parksville. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday
at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Steve Willingham. Burial will be in
Corinth Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Mary E. Miller
LANCASTER - Mary Elizabeth Miller, 69, of Hamm Hill Road, died Sunday
at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born June 17, 1927,
in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late James Leonard and Alta
Rogers Raines. She was a homemaker and a member of Forks of Dix River Baptist
Church. Survivors include her husband, Bob Miller of Lancaster; a son,
Tommy Miller of Lancaster; a sister, Tina Arnold of Lancaster; and a grandchild.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev.
Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike
Tracy, Michael Shannon Tracy, Bobby Preston, Holman Preston, Rex Speake
and Raymond Doolin Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Ollie Edgington and Jim
Edgington. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Henry C. Starns
CULPEPER, Va. - Henry Carroll Starns, 79, of Marietta, Ga., formerly
of Arlington, Va., died Friday at the Knollwood Terrace Nursing Home, Marietta.
Born July 18, 1916, in Science Hill, he was the son of the late Seymour
Franklin and Paralee Butt Starns. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having
served in the Battle of the Bulge in World War II as a staff sergeant.
He was a member of Walker Chapel United Methodist Church in Arlington and
was employed for 37 years with the Department of Agriculture and retired
as the director of personnel for the Rural Electrification Administration.
He was the widower of Charlene W. Starns. Survivors include two daughters,
Carolyn Starns Robinette of Danville and Gail Starns Clark of Marietta;
a son, Douglas L. Starns of Charlottesville, Va., a brother Charles Starns
of Alexandria, Va.; and nine grandchildren. Services were today at Found
and Sons Funeral Home, 850 Sperryville Pike, by the Rev. Bill Walsh. Burial
with military honors was in Culpeper National Cemetery. Pallbearers were
Donald P. Clark, John R. Robinette, Douglas L. Starns, Derek S. Robinette
and Ryan G. Clark.
Wallace E. Warren
LANCASTER - Services for Wallace Elkton Warren, 67, of Kinnaird Avenue
will be 2 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Davis Chenault.
Burial will be in Lancaster-Duncantown Cemetery. He died Wednesday at Hartland
Health Care Center, Lexington. Born Oct. 10, 1928, in Garrard County, he
was a son of the late Robert Woods and DollieWarren Pinson. He was a former
employee of BarrettÕs Furniture Store and a member of Pleasant Run
Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Ricky Boatley of Lancaster. Visitation
is 1-2 p.m. today.
Obituaries June 27, 1996
Elmer Coffman, 75, Charleston Health Care Center, died Wednesday at
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born May 15, 1921, in Lincoln
County, he was a son of the late Alfred and Ida Lane Coffman. He was a
retired farmer and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. Survivors include
three brothers, Kenny and Charlie Coffman of Danville and Bill Coffman
of Junction City, and a sister, Hazel Hampton, Perryville. Services will
be 10 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Hall.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Pallbearers are Roy Osborne, Jim Heinz,
Kenneth Roller, Marvin Atwood, Carl Betts and Arthur Colvin. Honorary pallbearers
are George VanArsdale and Kenneth Crouch. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
Owen F. Burger
LEBANON - Owen F. Burger, 71, East Main Street, died Tuesday at NortonÕs
Hospital, Louisville. Born Oct. 27, 1924, in Boyle County, he was a son
of the late Felix and Sara Pendygraft Burger. He was a member of Lebanon
Church of Christ and was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include
his wife, Eldora Cooper Burger; two sons, Clifton and Michael Burger, both
of Lebanon; a daughter, Vivian Burger, Columbus, Ind.; four sisters, Elizabeth
Goodman and Helen Emly, both of New Albany, Ind., Corrine Miller of Jeffersonville,
Ind., and Sally Adams of Crandal, Ind. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at
Lebanon Church of God by the Revs. Ricky Curtsinger and Jimmy Humes. Burial
will be in Parksville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today at
Campbell DeWitt Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until the service Friday
at the church.
Kenneth L. Engle
LOUISVILLE - Kenneth L. Engle, 51, Mitchellsburg, died Tuesday at Jewish
Hospital, Louisville. Born Oct. 14, 1944, in Mitchellsburg, he was a son
of Chester A. Engle of Mitchellsburg and the late Mary E. Vault Engle.
He was an employee of General Electric. Additional survivors include his
wife, Helen L. Engle; a son, Michael L. Engle, Louisville; a daughter,
Deanna M. Engle, Louisville; four stepsons, Anthony, Freddie, Johnny and
Sidney Lashley, all of Brownsville; three stepdaughters, Rita Worthan,
Vicky Ashley and Holly Raymer, all of Brownsville; a brother, Clyde E.
Engle, Clarksville, Ind.; a sister, Ruth A. Alsip, Mitchellburg; a grandchild
and several stepgrandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Arch L.
Heady & Son Funeral Home, 8519 Preston Highway. Burial will be in Evergreen
Cemetery. Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today.
Robert L. Smith
Graveside services for Robert Lee Smith, 82, 643 Highfield Road, will
be 11 a.m. Friday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Gary Story. He died
Tuesday at home. Pallbearers will be Wayne Kinsel, Mike Robinson, Jacob
Robinson, Darrell Smith, Aaron Robinson, Matthew Ellis and Vaughn Wilson.
Honorary pallbearers are R.L. Lankford, H.C. Love, Walter Dykes, Gerald
Van Gilder, Robert L. Cox, Robert Taylor, Eugene Eaton, Vernon Coulter
and Mike Houchins. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.
Obituaries June 28, 1996
Services for William Henry ``Bill'' Vaught Jr., 65, of 418 Locust St.
will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Revs. Albert
Gisler and Mark Payton. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. He died Wednesday
at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. The day was listed incorrectly in Thursday's
paper. Born June 13, 1931, in Danville, he was a son of the late Bertha
Selby Renner and William Henry Vaught Sr. He was a 1949 graduate of Danville
High School and was employed at The Advocate-Messenger for 48 years. He
was a leader of Royal Ambassador groups for more than 30 years and was
recognized twice by the Kentucky Baptist Convention as Outstanding RA Leader
in the state; he served in both the Mercer Association and the South District
as Brotherhood/R.A. director. He was the pastor of Ellers Memorial Baptist
Church for 13 years and served as interim pastor of many area churches,
including most recently with Perryville Baptist Church. Survivors include
his wife, Mary Elizabeth Hargadon Vaught; stepmother, Jewel Vaught of Danville;
two sons, Larry Vaught of Danville and Ray Vaught of Bedford; a daughter,
Mary Kay Godbey of Danville; two brothers, Bobby Joe Vaught and Jack Vaught
of Danville; a sister, Henrietta Webb of Perryville; six grandchildren
and a stepgranddaughter. Pallbearers will be W.H. Furr Jr., Bob Nutter,
Basil Young, Elbert Carpenter, Sam Harp and E.G. Plummer. Honorary pallbearers
are Mary Schurz, Brenda S. Edwards, Cecil Wheeler, Joseph Robinson, Alvis
Johnson, Ed Rall, John Davis, Pete Coyle, Tony Perkins, Everett Hall, Bill
Sanders, Jeff Pratt and Tom Bryant. Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today and 9
a.m.-noon Saturday at Stith Funeral Home and noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the
church. Memorials may go to favorite charity.
Margaret L. Gibbons
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Margaret Lee Gibbons, 80, Crab Orchard,
will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil
Roundtree. Burial will be in Gibbons and Wynn Cemetery at Red Hill in Rockcastle
County. She died Wednesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center,
Somerset. Born May 5, 1916, in Clay County, she was a daughter of the late
Henry and Mary Jane Tipton Lee. She attended New Hope First Church of God.
She was the widow of Bill Gibbons. Survivors include a daughter, Isabell
Todd of Crab Orchard; a son, Hubbard Frasure of Nicholasville; four stepdaughters,
Vina Morgan and Vernia Sandlin, both of Dayton, Ohio, Nannie Mae Buhmier
of Brodhead and Marie Smith of Mt. Vernon; four stepsons, Melvin Gibbons
of Mt. Vernon, Campbell Gibbons of Dayton, Ohio, Homer Gibbons of Bee Lick
and Cecil Gibbons of Crab Orchard; a brother, Tom Lee of Osgood, Ind.;
a sister, Maudie Williams of Dayton; three grandchildren and a several
stepgrandchildren. Pallbearers will be Henry and William Dowell, Calvin
Ray Todd and Mark Aaron Todd, Danny Cummins and Larry Pittman. Visitation
is after 6 p.m. today.
Obituaries June 30, 1996
William E. Wilcher
William Earl Wilcher, 80, of 1150 Pine St., died Saturday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Anna Lou
Taylor Wilcher. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
Howard William Zachman
Howard William Zachman, 81, of 153 St. Mildred's Court, died Thursday
at Friendship House. Born Aug. 26, 1914, in Marion, Ohio, he was a son
of the late Raymon Howard and Opal Alice Stafford Zachman. He was a retired
employee of the Office of Local Government. He was a broker for Coldwell
Banker VIP Realty. He was the original executive director of the Danville
Urban Renewal Program.He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a
member of Trinity Episcopal Church, the Danville Coffee Club, the Marion,
Ohio, Masonic Lodge No. 653, and the Oleika Shrine Temple in Lexington.
He also served on the Salvation Army board. He was an active member of
the Danville Rotary Club since 1947, where he had served as president,
Paul Harris Fellow and presently was senior active. Survivors include his
wife, Sarah Marquerite Jackson Zachman of Danville; a daughter, Linda Zachman
Ashford of Lexington; a sister, Janice Pfieffer Finney of Marion, Ohio;
and two grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in
Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Bob Kirkpatrick. Visitation will be 12:30-2:30
p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. The family requests that expressions
of sympathy take the form of donations to the charity of one's choice.
Lloyd Browning Jr.
HARRODSBURG - Lloyd Browning Jr., 51, of 406 N. Greenville St., died
Thursday at his residence. Born Oct. 28, 1944, in Mackville, he was a son
of Barbara Young Browning and the late Lloyd Sylvester Browning Sr. He
was a repairman for Trane Company in Lexington for 29 years and a member
and trustee at St. Andrew's AME Church. Survivors include his wife, Christine
Singleton Browning; two sons, Lloyd J. Browning of McClean, Va., and Christopher
M. Browning of Campbellsville; one daughter, Sharon Logan of Lancaster;
two brothers, James I. Browning and John W. Browning, both of Harrodsburg;
and four sisters, Georgia Dunn, Judy Jones, Mary Harris and Barbara Meaux,
all of Harrodsburg. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at St. Peter's AME Church
by Rev. J.T. Ballew. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery in Danville. Pallbearers
will be James Thurman, James Patton, Kenny Sims, Jack Tussey, Clifford
Cunningham and Floyd Stanley. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Pigg,
George White, William Beatly and Scott Jones. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today
at the St. Peter's AME Church. Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MIDDLEBURG - Mae Lucas, 90, of Middleburg Route 1, died Friday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born May 27, 1906, in Nancy, she was
a daughter of the late Elbert and Eva Cook Simpson. She was a homemaker
and a member of the Middleburg Baptist Church. She was the widow of Herman
Francis Lucas. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Herman Lucas.
Survivors include two sons, Williams E. Lucas of Memphis, Tenn., and Charles
Lucas of Middleburg; three daughters, Ruth Smith of Liberty, Ruby Floyd
of Maderia, Ohio, and Madelle Stafford of Danville; a brother, Clifford
Simpson of Hustonville; a sister, Marie Bastin of Middleburg; 15 grandchildren;
and 12 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday Middleburg
Baptist Church by the Rev. John P. Cummins. Burial will be in the Middleburg
Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after
noon Monday at the church.
Barbara Ann Wirich
LIBERTY - Barbara Ann Wirich, 54, of Yosemite, died Friday in Danville.
Born May 21, 1942, in Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Francis
and Elizabeth Rumery. She was a homemaker. Survivors include five daughters,
Jeannie Chambers of Bentonville, Ark., Mary Earl of Liberty, Bess Propes
and Margaret Pyles, both of Yosemite, and Allyson DeVore of Campbellsville;
one son, David Wirich of Yosemite; two brothers, Bob Rumery of Florida
and Fred Rumery of Ohio; two sisters, Mary Smith of Illinois and Wyneva
Noland of Michigan; and 10 grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday
at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Curtis Breeden. Burial will be in Poplar
Springs Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.
Michael Lee White
LIBERTY - Michael Lee White, 42, of Oklahoma City, Okla., formerly
of Liberty, died there June 14 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident.
Born Dec. 3, 1953, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Oliver and
Pauline Statom White. He was a truck driver and a member of True Heart
Christian Church. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors include one daughter,
Samantha Agent, of Brook, Ind.; one son, Bradley White of Fair Oaks, Ind.;
three sisters, Joyce Long of Liberty and Loria Harris and Frances Taylor,
both of Ogden, Utah. Services were held 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown
Funeral Home by Raymond Lee. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers
were Gary Brown, Roger Grant, Roger Helm, Chris Taylor, J.C. Long and Don
Anne H. and Paxston S. Haake
Joint services for Anne Hutchinson Haake, 28, and her son, Paxston
Scott Haake, 5 weeks, of Shadow Drive, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at
the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Revs. Tim Noel and Joe Garnett.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. They died Thursday from injuries received
in a car wreck on Ky. 34, two miles east of Danville. Anne Haake was born
Oct. 10, 1967, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Cecil and Jolene
Williams Hutchinson. She was a member of the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church
and was an independent Enrich distributor. She was a 1985 graduate of Danville
High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University. She was a member
of Alpha Omicron Pi and the Epsilon Chi chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi.
Survivors of Anne Haake include her husband, Jeffrey Scott Haake of Danville;
a son, Parker Williams Haake; and grandparents, Thelma Williams and Bill
and Opal Jackson, all of Danville. Paxston, born May 24, 1996, in Boyle
County, was the son of Jeffrey Scott and the late Anne Hutchinson Haake.
Survivors include a brother, Parker Williams Haake of Danville; grandparents,
Cecil and Jolene Williams of Danville and Robert and Donna Haake of Taylor
Mill; and great-grandparents Thelma Williams and Bill and Opal Jackson,
all of Danville, and Donna Harris of Taylor Mill. Pallbearers will be John,
Tim and Charlie Williams, Bryan and Scott Gatliff, Corky Deaton, Greg Ramey,
Derek Hutchinson and David Prater. Honorary pallbearers will be Trudy Stevens,
Linda Bays, Linda Grubbs, Sue Ross, Clarice Williams, Andrea Mesplay, Charlotte
Hammond, Marsha Hibberd, Melanie Yankey, JoAnna Garnett, Tina Brown, Kristen
Fisher, Sarah Tumey Schaffer, Deana Burke Clark and Paige Robinson. The
family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations
to the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church landscape and renovation project.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home and after 9
a.m. Monday at the church.
Elizabeth and Jennifer Bryan
HARRODSBURG - Services for Elizabeth Bryan, 18, and Jennifer Bryan,
16, of 4243 Talmage-Mayo Road will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mercer County
High School gymnasium by the Revs. John Cato, Sidney Bates, Lester Tirey
and Jack Geurin. Burial will be in the Bethel Baptist Cemetery. Elizabeth
died Thursday at the scene of an automobile accident on the Bluegrass Parkway
about 1 1/4 miles west of the Versailles exit. Jennifer died Friday at
the University of Kentucky Medical center from injuries sustained in the
wreck. Elizabeth, born April 1, 1978, and Jennifer, born Dec. 4, 1979,
both in Lexington, were the daughters of Charlotte Lyn Stewart of Harrodsburg
and Ernest Ewing Bryan of Lexington. Elizabeth worked at Lee's Famous Recipe.
Jennifer was a cheerleader at Mercer County High School. Both were members
of Bethel Baptist Church. Survivors include stepfather, Stanley Glenn Stewart;
and stepmother, Paulette Bryan; three sisters, Ginger Stewart of Frankfort,
and Stephanie and Glenda Stewart, both of Mercer County; a brother, E.J.
Bryan of Lexington; grandparents, Obera Slone of Nicholasville, James P.
and Elizabeth Mae Bryan of Lexington; and two step-grandmothers, Quanita
Redford of Liberty and Reva Stewart of Salvisa. Honorary pallbearers for
Jennifer will be the Mercer Cheerleading Squad. Visitation is 2-9 p.m.
Monday and 9 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday all at the gymnasium.
Ransdell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MIDDLEBURG - Services for Pierce Lawson, 88, of Route 1 Yosemite, will
be 1 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial
will be in the Middleburg Cemetery. He died Thursday at his residence Born
Sept. 24, 1907, in Liberty, he was a son of the late Riley and Nancy Jane
Douglas Lawson. He was a retired farmer. He was the widower of Sarah Grace
Lawson. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Gay Lawson. Survivors
include a sister, Nora Brown of Memphis, Ind. Visitation will be after
8 a.m. today.
HARRODSBURG - Services for Loyd ``Pete'' West, 77, of 1002 Ridgeway
Drive, will be 2 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by
the Rev. Dr. Robert DeFoor and Bob Jones. Burial will be in the Spring
Hill Cemetery. He died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born
April 22, 1919, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Hundley and
Gertie Sexton West. He had worked at Corning Glass Works of 18 years. He
was an Army veteran of World War II a member of Mercer Lodge 777 F&AM.
He was also a member of the Modern Woodmen of American, The Lexington Thoroughbreds
Square Dancers, The Constitution Square Dancers and Harrodsburg Baptist
Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Coffman Bohman West; two stepsons,
John and Paul Bohman, both of Danville; one stepdaughter, Betty Jackson
of Burgin; six stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild. Pallbearers
are Don Steele, Larry Morris, David Baker, Kenneth Kirkland, David Taylor
and Larry Lowe. Honorary pallbearers are the Adult Three Men's Sunday School
Class. Visitation is after 7 a.m. today.
Obituaries July 5, 1996
Former Casey judge James C. Carter Jr. dies
TOMPKINSVILLE - James C. Carter Jr., 92, former circuit judge for Casey
County, died Tuesday at Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green. He lived in
Tompkinsville. He served as circuit judge for Adair, Casey, Cumberland,
Monroe and Russell counties for 38 years, retiring in the mid-1980s. He
was named 1966 judge of the year by the Kentucky Bar Association. He followed
in the footsteps of his father, the late James C. Carter Sr., who held
the post for 36 years. The Carter family was prominent in Monroe County
politics. Members at one time held every major office in the county. His
brother, the late Tim Lee Carter, was a longtime 5th District congressman.
James C. Carter Jr. was born in Monroe County and received a law degree
from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn. He practiced law for a short
time in Tompkinsville, then spent a few years as special agent for the
federal government in the 1920s before returning to law practice in his
hometown. He was mayor of Tompkinsville during the 1930s, was elected a
state representative in 1935 and at one time was commonwealth's attorney.
Survivors include four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home. Visitation
is at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the WHAS Crusade for
Children in Louisville or the Louisville Deaf-Oral School.
Mary I. Alsman
MORELAND - Mary Ida Alsman, 84, of Junction City, died Wednesday at
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 22, 1911, in Lincoln
County, she was a daughter of the late Matt and Mary Gill Rigsby. She was
a homemaker and a member of Junction City Christian Church. Survivors include
a son, Edward Alsman of Danville; three daughters, Bertha Raider of Junction
City, Dorothy Penman of Danville and Jean Yankey of Mackville; a sister,
Ella Heaverin of Cincinnati; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev.
Don Drake. Burial will be Junction City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kenny
Grubbs, Charles Raider, Larry Pingleton, Roger D. Cox, Robby Noel, Marvin
Shannon, Mike Raider and Bill Yankey. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Ray E. Buis
LIBERTY - Ray Edward Buis, 52, of Liberty Route 5, died Monday at Casey
County Hospital, apparently of a heart attack. Born Feb. 12, 1944, in Casey
County, he was a son of the late Garland and Lizzie Peavley Buis. He was
a mechanic for the Casey County Board of Education for 23 years. Survivors
include his wife, Betty Dehart Buis; two sons, Marty Buis of Liberty and
Ricky Buis of Fort Hood, Texas; two brothers, Paul Buis of Stanford and
Bill Buis of Elkton; a sister, Regina Luttrell of Dunnville; and five grandchildren;
Services will be 3 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev.
Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers are
Willie Baxter, Dane Twillinger, Willard Pruitt, Vernon Rogers, Roger Durham
and Gary McDonald.
Cindy R. Saylor
CRAB ORCHARD - Cindy Roark Saylor, 67, of Chenault Ridge Road, died
Thursday at her home. Born Feb. 29, 1929, in Leslie County, she was a daughter
of the late John D. and Laura Hoskins Saylor. She was a farmer and a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Eli Saylor; two daughters, Margaret Lear
of Crab Orchard and Loretta Jones of London; four sons, Dillard Saylor
and David Saylor, both of Lancaster, Billy Saylor of Versailles and Walter
Saylor of Stanford; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Services
will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Harmons Lick Church of God by the Rev. Vernon
Willard. Burial will be in Stringtown Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m.
today at the church. Pallbearers will be Brian Keith Saylor, Anthony Wayne
Saylor, Ronnie Saylor, Roger Saylor, Eddie Hawley and David Wilmot. McKnight-Martin
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
BRODHEAD - Sella Scoggin, 89, of Ottawa, died Tuesday at the Lake Cumberland
Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 12, 1907, in Rockcastle County, she
was a daughter of the late James and Susie Reynolds Adams. She was a homemaker
and a member of Freedom Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Gervis
Scoggin of Ottawa, and a special friend, Cody Lee Deboard. She was preceded
in death by a grandson. Services were 2 p.m. Thursday at Watson Funeral
Chapel by the Rev. Shelby Reynolds. Burial was in Ottawa Cemetery.
Etheridge A. Spaw
LEXINGTON - Etheridge A. "Ed" Spaw, 75, of The Lane, died Wednesday
at St. Joseph Hospital. Born in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late
James. W. and Luvena Williams Spaw. He was retired from the G.D. Searle
Pharmaceutical Co., and retired director of the Cardiothoracic Research
Lab at the University of Kentucky. He was a member of Southern Heights
Baptist Church and Ancient Landmark Lodge 319 F&AM in Indianapolis.
He was a horse tradesman, served in the U.S. Marines and the Civilian Conservation
Corps. He was the widower of Thelma Lacefield Spaw. Survivors include a
daughter, Linda Kay Allison of Lexington; two sisters, Mable Bates Dunham
of Waynesburg and Wilma Case of Indianapolis; and a grandchild. Services
will be 10 a.m. Saturday at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland by the Rev.
Gary Grogan. Burial will be in Pilot View Baptist Church Cemetery, Lincoln
County. Pallbearers will be James Lee "Bo" Holbrook, Marion Cox, Henry
Waits, Jack Buell, Don Todd and Dr. Brian Andreas. Honorary pallbearers
are Dr. Edward Todd, Dr. Michael Daugherty, Dr. Carol Cottrill, members
of Elkhorn Saddle Club and members of the Elkhorn Beagle Club. Visitation
is 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home and 1-2 p.m. Saturday
at Pilot View Baptist Church, Lincoln County. Memorials may go to Lexington
Riding for the Handicapped, Masterson Station Park, Leestown Road, Lexington,
John W. Arnold
Services for John Walter "Jack'" Arnold, 73, 152 Southern Drive, Perryville,
will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. John David
Lane. Burial will be in Hill Crest Cemetery. He died Wednesday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born May 6, 1923, in Boyle County, he
was a son of the late Dorsey and Georgia Snawder Arnold. He was retired
from Henry Fruechtenicht Feed Company, Louisville. He was an Army veteran
of World War II and a member of Doctor's Fork Baptist CHurch. Survivors
include his wife, Evelyn Hankla Arnold; two sons, Mike Arnold of Perryville
and Alan Arnold of Junction City; five sisters, Louise Krammer of Danville,
Irene Powell of Danville, Clarise Gorley and Jean Whitlock, both of Gravel
Switch, and Ann Kellington of Ashville, N.C.; two brothers, Harold ``Pete''
Arnold of Perryville and Ray Arnold of Eubank. Pallbearers will be Rex
Whitlock, Dale Cinnamon, Gary Gorley, Dan Clark, David Hastings and Jeff
Peak. Honorary pallbearers are Roy Coffman, Paul Atchison, Joe Chenault,
Dr. Brian Ellis, Michael Hall, Henry Meyer, and Kenneth Beachum. Visitation
is 5-9 p.m. today. Memorial may go to Doctor's Fork Baptist Church.
George Sensabaugh Jr.
LANCASTER - Services for George Sensabaugh Jr., 62, 280 Jaycee Park
Road, were 11 a.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Galloway.
Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. He died Tuesday at home. Born
Feb. 7, 1934, in Scott County, he was a son of George and Rae Isaacs Sensabaugh.
He was a self-employed farmer and truck driver and a member of Fort Logan
Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, James Sensabaugh of Hodgenville
and John Sensabaugh of Lexington; a daughter, Donah Sensabaugh of Pompano
Beach, Fla.; two brothers, Donnie Sensabaugh and Lester Sensabaugh, both
of Lexington; three sisters, Louise Cohorn of Carlisle, Sarah Shepherd
of Georgetown and Betty Tunell of Lexington; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers
were John Sensabaugh Jr., Lester Sensabaugh, Mark Shepherd, Kenneth Shepherd,
Mike Cohorn and Dickie Cooper. Honorary pallbearers were Bo Gander and
Obituaries July 7, 1996
Thelma D. Benson
LIBERTY - Thelma C. Davis Benson, 88, of Massillon, Ohio, died Friday
at Meadow Wind Health Care Center. Born in North Carolina, she was a daughter
of the late Wiley and Rose Greer Davis. She was a League of Mercy secretary
and was active in the Home League at the Salvation Army. She was widow
of Herbert Denson and was also preceded in death by a son Morris T. Benson.
Survivors include two sons, Arthur L. and Herbert A. Benson, both of Massillon;
one sister, Edna Pennington of Liberty; three halfbrothers, Alton, Frank
and Harvey Davis, all of Liberty; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home. Burial
will be in Middleburg Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. Monday. Contributions
are suggested to the Salvation Army, 143 1st St. SE, P.O. Box 276 Massillon,
STANFORD - Morris Simpson, 74, of 2045 Boneyville Road died Thursday
at the Fort Logan Hospital. Born Nov. 17, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was
the son of the late William Fee and Nora Simpson. He was retired from Reynolds
Tobacco Co. He was an Army veteran of World War II and belonged to the
American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He also was a member of the
Boneyville Baptist Church where he was in the choir. Survivors include
three brothers, Theodore, Herbert and Pyrtle Simpson, all of Lincoln County;
and four sisters, Millie Robinson, Josephine Simpson, Rosetta Simpson and
Lucy Logan, all of Lincoln County. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday
at the Boneyville Baptist Church by the Rev. Willie Stewart. Burial will
be in the Simpson Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Timothy, Sidney,
Rodney and James Alcorn, Joseph Logan and Carlos Logan. Honorary pallbearers
will be Earnest, John Thomas, Robert and Albert Gooch and Oliver Miller.
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. tonight at the church.
LIBERTY - Sylvester Thompson, 96, of Liberty Route 5 died Friday at
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Oct. 20, 1899,
in Casey County he was the son of the late Jonas and Mary Lawson Thompson.
He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of Christ. He was the
widower of Velma Tarter Thompson. Survivors include three sons, Alfred,
Charles and Glen Thompson, all of Liberty; two daughters, Rozealla Crew
of Liberty and Montie Burchell of Hartwell, Ohio; one brother, Ralph Thompson
of Liberty; two sisters, Martha Tarter of Elizabethtown and Beulah Bussell
of Lexington; 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great
grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown
Funeral Home by Gerald Burton. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation
is after 8 a.m. today.
George Thomas Votaw
HARRODSBURG - Services for George Thomas Votaw, 61, of 351 Shawnee
Drive will be 1 p.m. today at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with
the Rev. Gary Story officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Thursday at his residence. Born Sept. 7, 1934, in Washington County,
he was the son of the late Tom and Georgia Lowery Votaw. He was a retired
security guard for Commercial Bank in Detroit, Mich., for 20 years and
was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lockland, Ohio. Survivors include
one son, Donald T. Votaw of Cincinnati, Ohio; three daughters, Kathy Lovins,
Wanda Rowe and Mildred ``Mickey'' Smith, all of Cincinnati; two sisters,
Mildred Phillips of Dearborn, Mich. and Linda Louallen of Harrodsburg;
and 11 grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Emerson McRay, Bentley Lane,
Gene Louallen, John Miles, Calvin Votaw and Stephen Buffin. Visitation
is after 7 a.m. today.