Obituaries Sept. 9, 1997
C.T. Alexander Jr.
Claude Tilford Alexander Jr., 82, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional
Born April 26, 1915, in Danville, he was a son of Claude T. and Jessie
Wilson Alexander. He was an executive with Boy Scouts of America for 34
years and a Navy veteran having served as a lieutenant during World War
II. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, a former member
of Kiwanis Club and was a former director of Pioneer Opportunity Workshop
and of a sheltered workshop in Louisville. He was a graduate of Danville
High School and a 1938 graduate of Centre College and played basketball
for both schools. He once taught history at Crab Orchard and Lancaster
and coached basketball there.
Survivors include his wife, Lenora Bradley Webb Alexander; a son, William
O. Alexander of Cincinnati; a daughter, Mary Ann Runyan of Danville; a
sister, Mary A. Hudson of Danville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev.
Larry Gardner. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Raymond P. Noel Jr.
LANCASTER - Graveside services for Raymond P. Noel Jr., 89, of Panama
City, Fla., will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev.
Bob Rush. He died Sunday at Waggoner Nursing Home.
Survivors include two sons, Raymond P. Noel III of Panama City, and
Robert Noel of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Boyce T. Reynolds
WAYNESBURG - Services for Boyce Taylor Reynolds, 69, of Waynesburg,
will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Revs.
Gerald Carter and Randy Reynolds. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Sept. 29, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Virgil
and Bee Sims Reynolds. He was an employee of Lincoln County Regional Jail
and a retired 33-year employee of General Motors in Cincinnati, Ohio. He
was an Army veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Maggard Reynolds; three sons, Dale
Reynolds and Boyce L. Reynolds of Bright, Ind.; and James L. Reynolds of
Sumter, S.C.; a daughter, Deborah S. Shillinger of Norwood, Ohio; two brothers,
Leo Reynolds of Valkaria, Fla., and Glen Reynolds of Prattville, Ala.;
four sisters, Alma Jean Delk of Waynesburg, Opal Smith and Betty Scott
of Broughtontown and Marcia Faulkner of Ocala, Fla.; and nine grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Brian and Chad Phelps, Brandon Reynolds, Jerry,
Jack and Ken Reynolds.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association or American Diabetes
Obituaries Sept. 10, 1997
Timothy J. Bates
LIBERTY - Timothy J. Bates, 25, of Chestnut Level Road, died Monday
of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
Born Nov. 4, 1971, in Indianapolis, Ind., he was a son of J.T. and
Helen Louise Corn Bates of Chestnut Level Road. He was an employee of Fruit
of the Loom in Greensburg, and a member of Trace Fork Separate Baptist
Survivors include his wife, Delicia Sims Bates; a half brother, Gregory
Bates of Baxter, Tenn.; three half sisters, Saphronia Hines of Liberty,
Diane Capps of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Shena Anderson of Buffalo Valley,
Services will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Trace Fork Separate Baptist Church
by the Revs. Jesse Long and Johnny Davis. Burial will be in the Corn, Sallee,
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and after
1 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Ann H. Hamner
HARRODSBURG - Ann Hardin Hamner, 82, of Willoughby, Ohio, died Monday
at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Richmond Heights, Ohio.
Born Feb. 6, 1915, in Burgin, she was a daughter of the late Moss and
Susie Lunsford Hardin. She was a homemaker and employee of Sheraton Hotel
in Mentor, Ohio. She was the widow of Emmett B. Hamner Sr.
Survivors include three sons, William Hamner of San Antonio, Texas,
Emmett Hamner Jr. of Willoughby, and Terry Hamner of Chardon, Ohio; a daughter,
Sue Marie Angelove of LaGrange; a sister, Emma South of Missouri; six grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Shawnee Run Baptist
Visitation is 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today and Thursday at Brunner Funeral
Home, Mentor Ohio. and 5-9 p.m. Friday and after 7 a.m. Saturday at Alexander
and Royalty Funeral Home.
Kenneth R. Nuckols
GLASGOW - Kenneth Richard Nuckols, 76, of Glasgow died Friday in Bowling
He was a son of the late Carlos and Lela Richey Nuckols and was a self-employed
contractor. He was a member of Siloam Baptist Church for 48 years and served
as deacon. He was a member of the Lions Club and was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Ruthine Edwards Nuckols; two daughters,
Judy Wyatt of Nashville and Janie Bumps of Burgin; a son, Donald R. Nuckols
of Glasgow; a half sister, Betty Joe Griffin of Ausberry, Calif.; seven
grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were Sunday at Siloam Baptist Church with burial in Glasgow
Memorials may go to Alzheimers Association.
Mary E. Owsley
LANCASTER - Graveside services for Mary Ellen Owsley, 97, of Lexington,
were this morning at Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev. Dwight Foderhase.
She died Saturday at Lexington Country Place.
Born April 10, 1900, in Lancaster, she was a daughter of the late Letcher
Owsley and Hallie Hamilton Owsley Dunlap. She was a retired teacher and
librarian, having received degrees from Transylvania University and University
of Kentucky. She taught at Lexington's Junior High School and Henry Clay
She was a member of Friends of the Lexington Public Library, the Blue
Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, the Northside Association and the
Womans Club of Central Kentucky, and Colonial Dames of America. She was
a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Beta Phi Mu, Delta Kappa Gamma, honorary fraternities.
She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon,
Circle Chairman and Sunday School teacher.
Owsley was a niece of Governors Letcher and Owsley and a great-niece
of William Whitley, owner of the first brick house in Kentucky, now a state
Survivors include a sister, Dorothy D. Pinson of Ft. Myers, Fla.
Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Perry M. Prather
HARRODSBURG - Perry M. Prather, 74, of Cole Lane, died Tuesday at James
B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Dec. 10, 1922, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late D.B.
and Flora Merrick Prather, he as a Navy veteran of World War II and was
a retired farmer. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church and Salvisa
Survivors include his wife, Devauna Hargis Prather; a son, Gary Prather
of Anderson County; a brother, Leonard Prather of Mercer County; two sisters,
Clarice Brock of Mercer County and Velma Albertson of Pulaski County; two
granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home
by the Revs. Arnold Moon and John D. Lane. Burial will be in Spring Hill
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Salvisa Ruritan Club.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Thursday and after 7 a.m. Friday.
C.T. Alexander Jr.
Services for Claude Tilford Alexander Jr., 82, will be 2 p.m. Thursday
at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Larry Gardner. Burial will be in Bellevue
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Bob Bootes, Glen Colbert, Jack Godbey, Jack Hankla,
Joe Webb and Larry Webb. Honorary pallbearers are Ernest Gooch, Harold
Kimberlin, Mike Pohlmann and John Porter and Estill Sims.
Visitation is 5:30-8 p.m. today.
Melissa G. Bishop
STANFORD - Services for Melissa G. Humes Bishop, 26, of McCormack Church
Road, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church by the Revs. Dan
Gutenson and Burl Coffman. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
Born July 21, 1971, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of Evelyn
Smith Humes of Hustonville and Larry Watts of Scotts Depot, W.V. She was
employed by Kentucky Orthopedic Surgeons, Lexington, and a member of New
Hope Baptist Church. She was a 1989 graduate of Lincoln County High School.
Additional survivors include her husband, Sammy Bishop; a stepson,
Willie Bishop of Stanford; a stepdaughter, Samantha Bishop of Stanford;
stepmother, Mary Watts of Scotts Depot; stepfather, Carrol Gene Watts of
Hustonville; two brothers, Dean Humes of Gissen, Germany, and Michael Humes
of Hustonville; a sister, Kloma Marie Watts of Ashland; maternal grandfather,
Cecil Smith of Hustonville; and paternal grandparents, John and Kloma Watts
of Durham, N.C.
Pallbearers are Jeff Elmore, Mike Smith, Jimmy Watts, Gary Burchfield,
Mike Cooper and Mike Maples.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and 8 a.m.-noon Thursday at Fox Funeral
Home and 1 p.m. Thursday until time of service at the church.
Memorials may go to McCormack Christian Church and New Hope Baptist
Church Building Fund.
Suzanne W. Logue
HARRODSBURG - Services for Suzanne Warner Logue, 43, of Harrodsburg,
will be 2 p.m. Friday at Deep Creek Baptist Church by the Revs. Everett
Priddy and Hilary Claypool. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
She died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Medical Center of natural
Born March 6, 1954, in San Diego, Calif., she was a daughter of Maurice
Warner of Jacksonville, Fla., and Eugenia Sallee Warner of Harrodsburg.
She was a hair stylist and a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church where
she taught Sunday school, was a youth leader, and sang in the choir. She
was a member of Eastern Star Chapter 309 and Gideon International Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband, Buddy Glenn Logue; a son, Howard Gabriel
Logue of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Jessye Erin Logue, at home; a brother,
Eugene Warner of Michigan; a sister, Linda Warner of Danville; and two
Pallbearers will be Buddy Logue, Gabriel Logue, Larry Matherly, Harry
Wiley, Tony Young, Howard Logue, Howard Logue Jr. and Mark Allen.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and all day Thursday with an Eastern Star
service at 7:30 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel, and after noon Friday
at the church.
Memorials may go to Gideon Memorial Bible Fund or Galilean Home Ministries.
Joseph D. Riley
HARRODSBURG - Services for Joseph Daniel ``J.D.'' Riley, 78, of Eminence,
will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev.
Jack Guerin. Burial will be in Bruner's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
He died Monday at home.
Born April 21, 1919, in Cornishville, he was a son of the late Walter
and Faye Gabhart Riley. He was a retired farm machinery mechanic and a
member of Bruners Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Medley Riley; five daughters, Shirley
Cooley, Jeannie Dennis and Debra Mink, all of Harrodsburg, Brenda Riley
of Lexington and Betty Jo Finley of Junction City; a son, Carl Daniel Riley
of Louisville; two sisters, Lillie Reynolds of Sycamore, Ill., and Sally
Faulkner of Arkansas; 22 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Dennis, Harold Dennis, John Cooley, Kevin
Cooley, Rodney Finley, Nelson Finley, Nicholas Mink, and Denzil Finley.
Visitation is 2-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday.
John C. Weldon
HARRODSBURG - Services for John C. Weldon, 74, of Quirks Run Road,
Danville, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home
by the Rev. Bob Bausum. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 17, 1922, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Gobel
Weldon and Evelyn Cornelius Ellis. He was a retired 48 year employee of
Rogers Sausage Co. and was a member of Salt River Baptist Church. He was
a World War II Army veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Mae Weldon; a son John A. Weldon
of Salvisa; two daughters, Adrianne Giles of Harrodsburg and Janice Griswold
of Texas; a sister, Betty Lewis of Tennessee; seven grandchildren; and
Pallbearers will be Billy Anderson, Tommy Hill, Kyle Bailey, Oscar
Bailey, Donny Followell, Norman Nield, Kenny Williams and Virgil Prewitt.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg,
or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 103, Harrodsburg.
Obituaries Sept. 14, 1997
William M. Gammon Sr.
HARRODSBURG - William Marion Gammon Sr., 75, South College Street,
died Friday at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born Aug. 30, 1922, in Mercer County he was the son of the late Eugene
and Willa Mae Royalty Gammon. He was a retired truck driver for Clark-Keller
Oil and was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Bill Gammon of Harrodsburg and Michael
E. Gammon of Bremerton, Wash.; two daughters, Glenda Waterfield and Emma
Sue Jones, both of Harrodsburg; one brother, Jack Gammon of Salvisa; two
sisters, Hazel Brown of Salvisa and Patsy Baylor of Lima, Ohio; six grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev.
Otis Clark with burial in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be
after 1 p.m. Monday.
Pallbearers will be Stephen, Dallas and Kevin Waterfield, Coby Gammon,
Kenny Burkehead and Stacey Hall.
HARRODSBURG - Clyde Stratton, 93, formerly of Dugansville Road, Harrodsburg,
died Saturday at his son's residence in Harrodsburg.
Born July 13, 1904, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late
E.C. ``Lige'' and Josie Beasley Stratton. He was a retired farmer and a
member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was the widower of Margie Pinkston
Stratton. He also was preceded in death by a son Carroll Glenn Stratton.
Survivors include one son, Charles M. Stratton of Mercer County; a
daughter, Barbara Jean Peavler of Louisville; one brother, Melvin Stratton
of Lexington; a sister, Delta Beasley of Salvisa; three grandchildren and
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs.
Jack Geurin and John Cato. Visitation will be today at 2 p.m. Burial will
be in the Bethel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Prather, J.P. Disponnette, Garland Hoskins,
Curtis Sherrow, Tommy Pinkston and Delbert Harlow. Memorials are suggested
to the Bethel Cemetery Fund.
Obituaries Sept. 15, 1997
Council S. ``Skip'' Baker, 48, of High Street, died Saturday at University
of Kentucky Medical Center.
Born March 19, 1949, in Danville, he was a son of Ruby Baker Jones
of Danville and the late William Carl Baker Sr. He did jewelry repair at
Exquisite Jewelry and Gold Dust Jewelry. He attended First Christian Church,
was a graduate of Harrodsburg High School and attended Southeastern Christian
College. He was an artist, having worked with watercolors and sculpted
miniature landscapes. He also participated in the Main Street Restaurant
Streetscape. He was a member of Living Word Bible Study Class at First
Additional survivors include a son, Council S. Baker II of St. Monroe,
Va; three brothers, Ted Baker of Danville; William Baker of Hamilton, Ohio,
and Kenneth Baker of Hindman; and a sister, Phyllis Swope of Lancaster.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev.
Everett Priddy and Ken Pierce. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Monday.
Robert H. Edwards
GLASGOW - Robert Hurst Edwards, 92, formerly of Danville, died Thursday
He was a son of the late James H. and Carrie Dean Edwards. He was a
retired sales representative for a furniture manufacturing business, a
member of First United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II.
He was the widower of Zada Steen Edwards and Anna W. Parks Edwards.
Survivors include a son, Robert H. Edwards of Louisville; two daughters,
Carolyn Carruth of Tyler, Texas; and Julia Everett of Angleton, Texas,
and nine grandchildren.
Services were Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial
in Glasgow Cemetery.
August Ridder Jr.
STANFORD - August Ridder Jr., 89, of Waynesburg, died Sunday at Danville
Center for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Nov. 29, 1908, in Essen, Germany, he was a son of August and Rosalin
Ridder. He was a retired farmer, a member of St. Sylvester Church and the
widower of Rita Hoeck Ridder.
Survivors include three daughters, Rosalie Gibboney of Laura, Ohio,
and Betty Marshall and Frances Wilson, both of Loveland, Ohio; three sisters,
Erika Tieman of St. Petersburg, Fla., Mary Ann Corbett of Margate, Fla.,
and Gertrude Cerkan of Chicago, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild;
and two step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles
Ridder; and three infants.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church
by the Rev. Michael Weglicki. Burial will be in St. Sylvester Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home.
Edwin P. Stamper Sr.
WAYNESBURG - Edwin P. Stamper Sr., of Monticello, died there Saturday.
Born Dec. 11, 1919, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late James F.
and America Ann Boggs Stamper. He was a member, deacon, and Sunday School
teacher of Monticello First Baptist Church. He was a member of Monticello
Camp of Gideons and was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Bastin Stamper; four sons, Jim
Stamper of Hendersonville, Tenn., Edwin and Charlie Stamper of Monticello,
and Floyd Stamper of Waynesburg; two sisters, Maymie Miracle of Mitchell,
Ind., and Mildred McHenry of Stone Mountain, Ga.; two brothers, Bruce Stamper
of Kennewick, Wash., and Karl Stamper of Knoxville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. (EST) at First Baptist Church, Monticello,
and 5 p.m. Tuesday at Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg, by the Revs.
L.C. Meadow and David Webb.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Hickey and Son Funeral Home and
3-5 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Gideon Memorial Bible Fund.
Irene S. Weidner
LANCASTER - Irene Sparks Weidner, 88, of Silver Springs, Fla., formerly
of Garrard County, died Saturday in Florida.
Born Oct. 21, 1908, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late
Claude and Addie Doolin Sparks. She was the widow of Roy Weidner.
Survivors include a brother, Hogan Sparks of Cincinnati; several nieces
and nephews; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Pete
A memorial service will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home
by the Rev. Bryce McCulley. The body was cremated.
Rex J. McDermitt
Services for Rex Joseph McDermitt, 32, of Jacksonville, Fla., will
be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Camp Nelson
National Cemetery. Honor Guard by American Legion Boyle Post 46.
He died Friday in Jacksonville.
Born April 6, 1965, in Anchorage, Alaska, he was a son of Nancy Rivers
Edwards McDermitt of Danville; and Ron McDermitt of Inverness, Fla. He
was a flight engineer and instructor for the Navy and received a Bronze
Star from the Coast Guard during the Gulf War. He served 12 1/2 years aboard
the USS Eisenhower. He attended Boyle County High School and was a Methodist.
Survivors include his wife, Donna McDermitt of Jacksonville, Fla.,
a son, Bradley McDermitt of Raleigh, N.C.; a stepson, Brandon Cotter of
Jacksonville; a grandmother, Anne Edwards of Danville; and a sister, Jane
McDermitt of Nicholasville.
Pallbearers will be Rex Edwards Jr., Jeff Edwards, Jimmy Flynn, David
Finley, Ricky Lawson and J.D. Snow.
Honorary pallbearers are Tony Lanigan, Greg Sheehan and G.G. Harmon.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.
Obituaries Sept. 16, 1997
Services for Council S. ``Skip'' Baker, 48, of High Street, were scheduled
for 11 a.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Everett Priddy and
Ken Pierce. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
He died Saturday at University of Kentucky Medical Center.
Pallbearers are Jason and Brian Baker, Herb Donaldson, Skip Gladfelter,
Randy Huffman, Charles Owens, John and Phillip Swope.
Mary W. Naylor
Services for Mary Wilson Naylor, 70, of Harris Creek Road, Lincoln
County, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry
Perry. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 27, 1927, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late
Martin A. and Eva Wilson Wilson. She was a seamstress with Velvasheen Manufacturing
Company, Cincinnati, and the widow of Harold J. Naylor. She was a member
of Harris Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Danny K. Naylor, Thomas M. Naylor and
Harold E. Naylor, all of Cincinnati; a daughter, Anetia G. McGrady of Cincinnati;
five brothers, Alfred Wilson of Danville, James, Raymond, and Jim Wilson,
all of Junction City, and Bob Wilson of Lexington; three sisters, Betty
E. Naylor of Lexington, Alma P. Rothwell of Moreland and Ann Senn of Sarasota,
Fla.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren;
and eight step great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Naylor, Troy Naylor, Dwayne Naylor, Kevin
Todd, Kenneth Rothwell, Michael Naylor, William Russell and Keith Naylor.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday.
HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for Paul ``Poochie'' League, 61, of
James Street, were scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at Spring Hill Cemetery
by the Rev. James Harley.
He died Sunday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital of natural causes.
Born Sept. 28, 1935, in Harrodsburg, he was a son of the late Hugh
W. and Maggie Bell Zimmerman League. He was a lawn care worker.
Survivors include two brothers, Dalton League and Ralph ``Peck'' League,
both of Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers will be Randy Stephens, Bobby White, Ronnie Peavler, Donnie
Peavler, Jimmy Devine and William Devine.
Visitation was 10 a.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home
until time of service.
Obituaries Sept. 17, 1997
George L. Luster
ELIZABETHTOWN - George Lowell Luster, 75, of Elizabethtown, died Monday
at Hardin Memorial Hospital of complications associated with cancer.
Born in Casey County, he was a son of the late George and Deedy Luster.
He was a graduate of McKinney High School, attended Berea College, University
of Kentucky and Ohio State University. He taught high school agriculture
and was a professor at University of Kentucky College of Education. He
was the director of Southeast Community College in Harlan County and academic
dean at Elizabethtown Community College.
In 1962, he helped found an agricultural college in southern Iran.
He was a member, moderator, deacon and teacher at Immanuel Baptist Church
and a member of Rotary International and McKinney Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Wall Luster; three sisters, Mary
Rose Bean of Bardstown, Marie Wells of Louisville, and Lillie Henninger
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home by the Rev.
Charles Darland. Burial will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens at 2 p.m.
Memorials may go to Immanuel Baptist Church.
Visitation is after 4:30 p.m. today.
LANCASTER - Services for Nila Ruth Arnold, 61, of Lancaster, will be
2 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Daryl Hodge, Bob Rush
and Jackie Wilson and Dr. Linda Milholen. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery,
She died Tuesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 23, 1936, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of Hallie
Butler Duncan Grow of Garrard County, and the late Elvin Lee Grow. She
was a licensed practical nurse at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Edward S. Arnold Sr.; two sons, Robert
Arnold and Edward Arnold Jr., both of Garrard County; two daughters, Iris
Novak of St. Louis, Mo., and Alison Arnold of Lexington; a sister, Wilma
Miller of Texas; a brother, Robert ``Butch'' Grow of Garrard County; two
grandsons; and a granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be doctors, staff and employees of Garrard
County Memorial Hospital.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville or Danville
School of Practical Nursing, South Third Street, Danville, 40422.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday.
LIBERTY - Services for Wayne Lane, 63, of Woodrum Ridge Road, will
be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Brad King and Sherman
Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.
He died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital.
Born June 6, 1934, in Liberty, he was a son of the late Roy and Joyce
Murphy Lane. He was a former owner of Liberty Texaco and was an Army veteran
and a member of Clearview Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Wethington Lane; three daughters,
Terri Lee, Kimberly Woodrum and Angela Lane, all of Liberty; two brothers,
Hershel Lane and Stanley Lane, both of Liberty; two sisters, Evelyn Hicks
and Lillian Hatfield, both of Liberty; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kevin King, Ralph Burton, Dewayne Rice, Chuck Baldock,
Chester VanDyke and Joe Brown.
Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Lee, Greg and Jason Woodrum, Kevin
Foley and Harvey Bartle.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
WAYNESBURG - Services for Ethel Padgett, 77, of Waynesburg, will be
2 p.m. Thursday at Parlor Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Mike Mullins.
Burial will be in the Double Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born July 10, 1920 in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late
Robert and Hennie Holbrooks Yantz. She was a homemaker and a member of
Parlor Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Orville Padgett; three sons, Freddie
Padgett of Waynesburg, Clinton Padgett of Lexington and James Padgett of
Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Linda Middleton of Waynesburg and Barbie Weaver
of Crab Orchard; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by a son, Danny Padgett.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Padgett, Greg Padgett, Jimmy Padgett, Jamie
Padgett, Keith Middleton and Justin Padgett.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.