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Obituaries Sept. 24, 1997

Mildred B. Stevens
Mildred B. ``Midge'' Stevens, 68, of Clearbrook Drive, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 5, 1929, in Middletown, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Harlen and Lona Mullins Brandenburg. She was secretary and bookkeeper for Stevens Disposal Company, past president of Wilderness Trace Homemakers, and was active in the hospital auxiliary. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and attended Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Hal D. Stevens; two sons, David and Terry Stevens, both of Danville; a daughter, Linda Park of Hoquiam, Wash.; a sister, Ruby Aldridge of Middletown, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Noel.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Laureate Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and 9 a.m. Thursday until time of service at the church.
A service will also be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Breitenback-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home in Middletown with burial in Woodside Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David, Terry, and Sean Stevens, Mark and Stephen Stine, Leonard Henderson and Jim Aldridge. Visitation in Middletown is 7-9 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary or Heritage Hospice.

Jean M. Chrisman
LEXINGTON - Jean Marie McConnell Chrisman, 78, of Lexington, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born in Danville, she was a daughter of the late Samuel C. and Jean Gaskin McConnell. She was a member and deacon of Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church where she was director of the chancel and children's choirs for 15 years. She was a graduate of University of Kentucky and received a master's degree from New York University. She taught music in schools in Fayette County, Richmond and Henderson, and was on staff at the University of Kentucky Extension Service. She was a member of Chapter F PEO, National Society of Arts and Letters, Woman's Club of Central Kentucky, UK Friends of Music, Lexington Philharmonic Society Guild, Lexington Philharmonic Society board of directors and honorary board and International Book Project Board. She was a UK Fellow and a life member of UK Alumni Association.
Survivors include her husband; Norman Chrisman; a sister, Sara A. McConnell of Lexington; and locally, a sister-in-law, Martha McConnell of Danville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church by the Revs. Dana Jones and Douglas Gerdts. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway.
Memorials may go to Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 180 E. Maxwell, Lexington 40508 or a favorite charity.

James A. Griffin
MORELAND - James A. ``Pete'' Griffin, 63, of Hustonville, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 17, 1933, in Casey County, he was a son of the late James and Abbie Mullins Griffin. He was a farmer and a member of Maxey's Valley Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Atwood Griffin; a daughter, Sheila Turpin of Stanford; three brothers, Lester, Earl and Elbert Griffin, all of Hustonville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Norris McCawley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ray, Craig, Steven and Clayton Griffin, Roy Shouse and Hershel Maddox.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Thursday.

Christopher E. Mills
HARRODSBURG - Christopher Elbert Mills, 25, of Keenon Road, died Monday in Washington County of injuries sustained in a traffic accident.
Born Feb. 18, 1972, in Harrodsburg, he was a son of Leroy and Sarah Johnson Mills, both of Harrodsburg. He was a 1990 graduate of Mercer County High School, an employee of Bay West, a farmer and horse trainer. He was a member of Mount Freedom Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include three sons, Michael Austin Mills, Trenton Lee Meredith and Caleb Leroy Allen Mills, all of Harrodsburg; a brother, Leroy A. Mills of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Teresa L. Shewmaker and Sonya R. Humphrey, both of Harrodsburg; great-great-grandmother, Fanny Sizemore of Pineville; and grandmothers, Elsie Mills of Pineville and Leeanna Johnson of Harrodsburg.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Readnour. Burial will be in Mills Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Andrew Mills, Ricky Mills, Calvin Chrisman, Chris Foot, Bobby Johnson, Joe Humphrey and Scott Shewmaker.
Honorary pallbearers are Joey Mills, Eddie Cartwright, John Deshazer, Jacob Mills, Michael Mills, Eric Harmon, Matthew Mills and Denver Mills.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday. 

Obituaries Sept. 25, 1997

Effie M. Chambers
Effie Merriman Chambers, 72, of Perryville Road, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 11, 1925, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late John and Bessie Gatliff Merriman. She was a homemaker and a member and Sunday School teacher for 37 years at First Baptist Church, Broadway.
Survivors include her husband, Elton Chambers of Danville; a son, Chris Chambers of Junction City; a brother, Thomas Merriman of Charleston, Ind.; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Friday.

Huston F. McQuerry
WINCHESTER - Huston F. McQuerry, 63, of Louisville, died Wednesday at Columbia Suburban Hospital.
Born in Garrard County, he was a son of Christine Manuel McQuerry of Crab Orchard and the late William G. McQuerry. He was a representative for Concept Packaging Group, a Mason, and a retired Clark County 4-H agent. He was also a former teacher and basketball coach at Campbell County High School and a former teacher in Clark County. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Additional survivors include his wife, Norma Kay McQuerry; a son, Stephen W. McQuerry of Winchester; a daughter, Kathy M. Ivory of Lexington; a stepdaughter, Celeste L. Shultz of Stanton; seven grandchildren; five brothers; and seven sisters.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Scobee Funeral Home by the Rev. Rick Hatley.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society.

Howard E. Doneghy
HARRODSBURG - Services for Howard E. Doneghy, 81, of Harvey Pike, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Baptist Church by the Rev. H.E. Bolton. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
He died Monday at home.
Born June 6, 1916, in Harrodsburg, he was a son of the late Abe and Laura Brown Doneghy. He was a self-employed carpenter and farmer, and a former employee of Hall Mack. He was a member and deacon of Evergreen Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg. He was the widower of Zelma Fosten Doneghy.
Survivors include a son, James E. Doneghy of Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Zelma D. Pearsall of Harrodsburg; a sister, Bessie Cunningham of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Larry Bartleson, Victor Brown, Clifford Cunningham Jr., Norris McKee, Mike Newsome and Chris Short.
Honorary pallbearers are J.D. Crowley, Aubrey Green, Henry James and Joseph Stine.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and 1 p.m. Friday until time of service at Parks Funeral Home.

Obituaries Sept. 26, 1997

Henry Lair, Lincoln civic leader, dies
STANFORD - Henry Clark Lair, honored as Lincoln County citizen of the year in 1990, died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. He was 80 and lived at 717 E. Main St.
Lair was a retired mail carrier, a farmer and a former teacher at Danville High School.
When the Stanford-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce named him Outstanding Citizen of the Year, his involvement in church, education and family were cited as his accomplishments. He was a member of Stanford Presbyterian Church where he had been an elder, deacon and Sunday school teacher. He served on the old Stanford Board of Education. He was on the board of directors of the Lincoln County and Kentucky Farm Bureau. Lair served in the Philippines and Japan with the Army in World War II.
Born Nov. 29, 1916, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late David Colson and Lucy Tate Smith Lair. Lair was a graduate of Stanford High School and Centre College. He was a member of local veterans' groups.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Harrington Lair of Stanford; four sons, Denny, Tim and Shea Lair, all of Stanford, and Pat Lair of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Stanford Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Bob Shaeffer. Burial with military services by Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion, will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home and 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Memorials suggested to American Heart Association and Stanford Presbyterian Church.

Abe Gabbard
Abe Gabbard, 90, of Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation, died there today.
Born Oct. 16, 1906, in Jackson County, he was a son of Abel and Almeada Peters Gabbard Sr. He was a retired owner of Gabbard Real Estate Company and attended the Baptist Church. He was the widower of Minnie Cornelious Gabbard.
Survivors include a daughter, Pegi G. Camenisch of Danville; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Robert D. ``Bobby'' Gabbard; and a daughter, Wilma Gabbard Huston.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Saturday.

Travis W. Thompson
Travis Wayne Thompson, 25, of Perkins Avenue, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center after an illness.
Born Feb. 11, 1972, in Harrodsburg, he was a son of Floying and Marsha Goodlet Thompson Jr., of Nicholasville. He was a former employee of Florida Tile, Lawrenceburg, and a member of Danville Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Saylor Thompson; a brother, Troy Thompson of Harrodsburg; paternal grandparents, Floying and Margaret Harmon Thompson Sr. of Corninshville.
Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Danville Church of God by the Rev. Lonnie Daugherty. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are Denny and Troy Thompson, Toby Farmer, John Saylor, Larry and Jason Hampton, William and Chris Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers are cousins and Cassandra Saylor.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday at the church.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Melvin D. Daniel
LIBERTY - Melvin Delain Daniel, 43, of Dunnville, died Thursday at Casey County Hospital of an apparent heart attack.
Born June 22, 1954, in Casey County, he was a son of Roberta Ferry Daniel of Russell County and the late Mitchell Daniel. He was a saw mill employee and a member of Mount Calvary Community Church.
Additional survivors include his wife, Ada Roy Daniel; a son, Jamie D. Daniel of Dunnville; two brothers, Vernon Daniel of Dunnville and Michael Daniel of Russell County; three sisters, Margaret Richards of Russell County, Mary Johnson of Corbin and Judy Taylor of Ohio.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford DeHart. Burial will be in Thomas Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Lucille H. Bruce
A graveside service for Lucille Janette Hart Bruce, 88, of Sugar Bush Farm, Perryville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Cemetery, by the Rev. Guy E. McCombs.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

Effie M. Chambers
Services for Effie Merriman Chambers, 72, of Perryville Road, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Scotty and Justin Chambers, John and Jerry Merriman, Charlie Clarkston and Hayden Simpson.
Honorary pallbearers are Scotty Smith, Harold Reynolds, Reed Matherly, Gary Record, Glen Galloway, Kenneth Chambers and Steve Smith.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Marie Reed
STANFORD - Services for Marie Reed, 83, of U.S. 27 South, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Highland Methodist Church by the Revs. Dennis Spencer and Gary King. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born June 8, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Newland D. and Nannie Taylor Butt. She was a homemaker and a member of Highland Methodist Church and Stanford Eastern Star. She was the widow of William Daley Reed.
Survivors include two sons, Shelby N. Reed and William P. Reed, both of Stanford; a daughter, JoAnn Davis of Waynesburg; two sisters, Betty Austin and Violet James, both of Somerset; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Genevieve Reed.
Pallbearers will be Davis, Shelby Reed II, Duane Cox, Doug and Alan May, Dennis, Chad and Kyle Davis.
Honorary pallbearers are Gene Reed, Cecil Witt, Roy McGuffey, Fonzo McGuffey and Danny Ford.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Highland Methodist Church, Waynesburg or Gideons Bible Fund.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald F. Wooden
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Gerald Franklin Wooden, 68, of Ky. 643, Waynesburg, will be noon Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Geutenson. Burial, with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18, will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
He died Thursday at home of complications associated with lung cancer.
Born July 23, 1929, in LaCrosse, Wis., he was a son of the late Vern and Violet LaFawn Wooden. He retired as chief machinist mate from the Navy after 20 years of service. He was also retired from LaMays and Son GMC dealership in Kenosha, Wis. He was commander of Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 of Stanford, and a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Ottenheim.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Esaman Wooden; three daughters, Debbie Schuler, Linda Emerton and Tracy Mullins, all of Waynesburg; a son, Jody J. Wooden of San Diego, Calif.; a sister, Hazel Wren of Pasadena, Texas; two brothers, Richard Wooden of Kenosha, Wis., and Chuck Wooden of Milwaukee; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Sunday.

Obituaries Sept. 29, 1997

John Samuel Baughman Jr.
STANFORD - John Samuel Baughman Jr., 89, a prominent businessman, of Danville Avenue, died this morning at home.
Baughman and his family owned the Baughman Building Co. located near the depot in Stanford. He was also a real estate dealer who owned property in Stanford.
``He was an outstanding citizen and contributed as lot to the community for as long as I can remember,'' said Lincoln County Judge-Executive Jim Reed, who counted Baughman and his family among his personal friends.
Reed recalled attending the Stanford Christian Church with Baughman as a youngster, and playing and supporting the athletic programs in Lincoln County with him.
``He will be terribly missed,'' said Reed.
Stanford attorney Cabell D. Francis called Baughman ``a good businessman and a devoted father who raised a nice family and loved his church.''
Stanford City Clerk Sandy Gooch said Baughman was well respected as a ``good businessman,'' adding his brother and he used to own a mill in town. She added she has original feed sacks from that mill. ``He was something,'' she said, noting he had a good sense of humor.
H.R. ``Short'' Saufley III of Builders Supply said Baughman was a lifelong member of Stanford Christian Church, where he served as a deacon and an elder. Saufley added Baughman was also a farmer and past president of the Stanford Rotary Club, with which he was active his entire life.
He was the widower of Dora Katherine ``Dodie'' Hill Baughman.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Paul C. Springate
HARRODSBURG - Paul C. Springate, 76, of Sycamore Court, died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Nov. 16, 1920, in Mercer County, she was a son of the late Garfield and Bertha Trower Springate. He was a retired farmer and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Bataan Memorial Post 6935.
Survivors include his wife, Laura Patterson Springate; a son, Jackie C. Springate of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Judy Sanders of Versailles; two sisters, Ruby Dean of Mercer County and Lucille Mobley of Tampa, Fla.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. John Lane. Burial with military rites will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association, c/o Lou Bugg, P.O. Box 198, Burgin 40310, or Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213 Danville, 40422.

Raymond Stickler
STANFORD - Raymond Stickler, 71, of Hustonville, died Friday at Veterans Administration Hospital, Lexington.
Born Aug. 19, 1926, in Richmond Township, Pa., he was a son of the late Liston and Irene Smith Stickler. He was a 31-year employee of Corning Glass, a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Danville, and Mannsville Masonic Lodge No. 247. He was a Marine veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his companion, Gladys Johnson; a son, Terry Stickler of Phoenix, Ariz.; a daughter, Tondelayo Bressette of Mannsville; a brother, Byron Stickler of Ashboro, N.C.; and two sisters, Marion Wells of Mannsfield and Donna Cole of Ashboro.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Ethel B. Harris
Services for Ethel Byrd Harris, 75, of High Street, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ephesus Cemetery in Crab Orchard.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Heritage Hospice.

Ann G. Yankey
Services for Ann G. Yankey, 68, of Boone Trail, died Friday will be 11 a.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Perryville.
Pallbearers are David Camic, Herbie McGuire, G.W. Newsom, Dan Weeks, Guy Best, Jim Boyd and A. Jack May.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Ruth Sunday School Class Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Memorials may go to the Ruth Sunday School Class.

Obituaries Sept. 30, 1997

Rites set for James Bradshaw, former trooper
HARRODSBURG - Services for James I. Bradshaw, 63, of Junction City, a former Kentucky State Police sergeant, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by John Rasal and the Rev. John McFarland. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center of natural causes.
Born Dec. 12, 1933, in Mercer County, he was a son of James Morgan and Mary Wilma Demaree Bradshaw of Harrodsburg. He retired as sergeant having worked 34 years with KSP. He was a member of Junction City Baptist Church and Kentucky State Police Retirees.
Additional survivors his wife, Lilli Rousey Bradshaw; two sons, James T. Bradshaw of Brodhead and Garry L. Bradshaw of Harrodsburg; daughters, Mary L. Cannon of Casey County and Tina B. Rice of Perryville; a brother, Forest B. Bradshaw of Harrodsburg; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David and Paul Yates, Bryan, Frankie and Mark Rousey and Rickey Henry.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may go to Junction City Christian Church, Main Street, Junction City, 40440 or Trooper Island, P.O. Box 473, Albany, 42602.

Ethel B. Harris
Services for Ethel B. Harris, 75, of High Street, were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs. A.F. Atwood and Odis Clark. Burial was in Ephesus Cemetery in Crab Orchard.
Pallbearers were Eric Lopez, Roger Harris, Robert West Jr., William West, James Harris Jr., Jonathan Harris, Rodney Harris and Rebel Sears.
Honorary pallbearers were James Terrell, Ed and Rube Kuble, William Sears, Jack, Tom, Gail and Johnny Byrd.

John S. Baughman Jr.
STANFORD - Services for John Samuel Baughman Jr., 89, of Danville Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. James Baughman.
He died Monday at home.
He was a co-owner of Baughman Mill, a member of Stanford Christian Church and Stanford Rotary Club. He also was a former Stanford City Council member, Production Credit representative and board of directors member during the 1930's, former president of Kentucky Millers Association, and former president of Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, Lincoln County Historical Society, Dix River Board of Realtors and Stanford Christian Church board. He also was former member of Kentucky Advisory Council of Small Business Administration.
He was a 1931 graduate of University of Kentucky, and a member and former president of Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity.
Born April 9, 1908, in Stanford, he was a son of the late John S. and Lena Bruce Baughman Sr. He was the widower of Dora Katherine ``Dodie'' Hill Baughman.
Survivors include two sons, John Baughman III of Harrodsburg and Harry H. Baughman of Louisville; a daughter, Katherine ``Kitty'' B. Brower of Stanford; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John Baughman IV, Tom, Bob, Bill and Hill Baughman and Courtney Brower.
Memorials may go to Stanford Rotary Educational Trust, 109 Herndon Ave., Stanford, 40484 or Lincoln County Educational Fund, P.O. Box 423, Stanford.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Paul C. Springate
HARRODSBURG - Services for Paul C. Springate, 76, of Sycamore Court, will be 2 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. John Lane. Burial with military rites will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Sunday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Sanders, Joe Sanders, Russell Brock, Patrick Brock, Steven Mobley and Kenny Dean. Honorary pallbearers are Roy Freeman, Lois Dean, Darrell Brock, Tommy Lane, Thomas Black, Donald Black and John Peavler.
Visitation is after 7 a.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association, c/o Lou Bugg, P.O. Box 198, Burgin 40310, or Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213 Danville, 40422. 


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