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Obituaries July 9, 1996

Edna R. Harris
Edna Russell Harris, 80, of Shakertown Road, died Monday at home. Born March 5, 1916, in Perryville, she was a daughter of the late C.B. and Nannie Webb Russell. She was a retired commissary manager of Genesco Shoe Company. She was the widow of Fred Harris and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Anne Hatfield of Springfield, Mo.; a brother, William Ray Russell of Danville; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Visitation is after 4 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Clyde S. McMillan
Clyde Sanders McMillan, 77, of Mark Ave, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born July 5, 1919, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Phillip and Maggie Della Montgomery McMillan. He was a retired shoe salesman and had worked at Jan's Shoe Store for 29 years. He was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church and was an antique collector. Survivors include his wife, Martha Ann Campbell McMillan; a daughter, Rebecca Williams of Lexington; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Payton. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Memorials may be made in honor of Brittany Jane Williams, c/o University of Kentucky CHildren's Hospital Fund, 955 South Limestone, Lexington, Ky. 40503. Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Marion L. Atwood
LIBERTY - Marion L. Atwood, 66, of Griffith Ridge, died Monday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville. He was the husband of Louise Atwood. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Margery C. Callicoat
LANCASTER - Services for Margery C. Callicoat, 72, of Price Court, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a brother, Jack P. Curtis, of Lancaster; and a sister, Marrilee Helfrich of Truth or Consequences, N.M. Pallbearers will be Clyde Sherrow, Russell Meadows, Bob Ballard, Colby Arnold, Buddy Arnold and Paul East. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Martha H. Latham
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Martha Lee Hooker Latham, 71, of 923 Glasgow Drive, Forrest Park, Ohio, formerly of Lincoln County, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. David Calhoun. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. She died Saturday at Mercy South Hospital in Fairfield, Ohio. Visitation is 5-8 today.

Freida Layer
STANFORD - Services for Freida Layer, 62, of 305 Hill-N-Dale Apartments, Danville, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. She died Monday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, Harrodsburg. Born Feb. 20, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse Lewis and Betty Owens Layer. She was a retired waitress at Western Sizzlin' in Danville. She was a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. Survivors include her ex-husband, Jessie Lawrence Barnett Sr. of Stanford; three daughters, Vicki Goode of Harrodsburg, Tina M. Carrico of Stanford, and Donna Hernandez of Steilacoom, Wash.; a son, Jessie Lawrence Barnett Jr. of Danville; a sister, Rosa Hines of Danville; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Obituaries July 10, 1996

Edna R. Harris
Graveside services for Edna Russell Harris, 80, of Shakertown Road, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Norman Hagley. She died Monday at home. Pallbearers will be Mickey Russell, Kevin Hatfield, Kerry, Brett and Tony Hatfield, Jonathan Hatfield Frost, David Hatfield Frost and Oren Clem. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Lowell Atwood
LIBERTY - Services for Marion Lowell Atwood, 66, of Liberty Route 1, will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Donald Lear. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery. He died Monday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville. Born Sept. 24, 1929, in Casey County, he was a son of the late James "Pete" Monroe and Florence Sweeney Atwood. He was a farmer and a member of Carr's Chapel Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Louise Atwood; three sons, Lonnie Dale Atwood, Marion Atwood Jr., and Michael Leiu Atwood, all of Liberty; a daughter, Connie Louise Murphy of Finley; three sisters, Lucille Atwood of Stanford, Louise Lane of Cincinnati, and Lillian Smithers of Florida; a brother, Louis Atwood of Stanford; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Obituaries July 11, 1996

Logan M. Cheek
Logan M. Cheek, 82, Cincinnati, formerly of Danville, died Tuesday in Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati. Born Dec. 14, 1913, in Warahachie, Texas, he was a son of the late Francis Howell and Sadie Taylor Cheek. He was a former employee of Ford Motor Co. and the widower of Kathleen J. Cheek. Survivors include a son, Logan M. Cheek, Pittsford, N.Y.; two daughters, Bonnie Carson of Mason, Ohio, and Emily Gurry of Westfield N.J.; a sister, Margaret Blood, Kennett Square, Penn.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Bellevue Cemetery. Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn Baker
LANCASTER - Marilyn Baker, 67, Fall Lick Road, died Wednesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 7, 1928, in Leslie County, she was a daughter of Rebecca Day Joseph of Lancaster and the late Mitchell Joseph. She was a homemaker and a member of Maple Avenue Baptist Church. Other survivors include her husband, Clarence Baker; two daughters, Carolyn Craig of Danville and Virginia Baker of Lancaster; a son, Daniel Baker, Lancaster, and Johnny Isaacs, Lancaster, whom she thought of as a son; four brothers, Willie Joseph, John Joseph, and Mitchell Joseph Jr., all of Lancaster, and Harold Joseph, Louisville; three sisters, Ruth Warmouth, Rhoda Hacker and Martha Boggs, all of Lancaster; and four grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by Hunt Miller and the Rev. Andy Baker. Pallbearers will be James D. Arnold, Doug Price, Collis Ray, Johnny Isaacs, Robert Craig, Roy Hopkins, Mitchell Playforth and Burl Cornelius. Honorary pallbearers are Vera Ray, Becky Hacker, Connie Yeakey, Grace Baker and Margaret Simpson. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.o. Box 1213, Danville, Ky. 40422.

Charles Rutledge
Graveside services for Charles Rutledge, 68, Waynesburg Rest Home, were held 11 a.m. today at Double Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Gary Story. He died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born March 1, 1928, in Shelby County, he was a son of the late Bill and Fannie Rutledge. he was a farmer. Fox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Bessie S. Cochran
LIBERTY - Services for Bessie Sharp Cochran, 89, Liberty Route 1, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Atwoods Chapel United Methodist Church, by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial will be in Tapscott Cemetery. She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born Aug. 13, 1906, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Ella Jeffries Sharp. She was a homemaker and a member of Atwoods Chapel United Methodist Church. She was the widow of George Roe Cochran and was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Adams, and a son, Billy Carl Cochran. Survivors include four daughters, Cleo and Edith Coffman, both of Louisville, and Bernice Luttrell and Carole Anderson, both of Paxton, Ill.; seven sons, Hollis and Lowell Cochran, both of Mooresville, Ind., Paul Cochran of Stanford, Donald Lee and Marvin Cochran, both of Liberty, Garland Cochran of Bradfordsville, and Charlie Cochran of Lebanon; a sister, Bertha Redrick, Greenwood, S.C.; 27 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home.

Crawford Wethington
LIBERTY - Services for Crawford Wethington, 78, Liberty Route 2, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Salem United Methodist Church by the Rev. Darren Gillespie. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. He died Tuesday at Heartland Health Care, Lexington. Born June 16, 1918, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Verd and Lucy Ann Grooms Wethington. He was a farmer and a member of Salem United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Marie Taylor Wethington; a son, Cecil "Slick" Wethington, Liberty; six daughters, Bernell and Joann Atwood and Anita Wheeler, all of Liberty, Barbara Burton of Columbia, Renee Wethington of Casey Creek, and Terri Goode of Bardstown; a sister, Adel Curtis of Lexington; 22 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Wayne Atwood, Lewis Burton, Jeff Miller, and Carlis, Billy and Jimmy Wheeler. Honorary pallbearers are Connie Rayburn, Heather, Tabitha and Cindy Goode and Donna Miller. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church.

Donald W. Rice
Crab Orchard - Donald Wayne Rice, 60, of Brock Road, Crab Orchard, died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford. Born April 29, 1936, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of Lillie Wallace of Ohio, and Jeff Rice of Crab Orchard. He was a retired material cutter at Miller Shoe Company in Cincinnati and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include a son, Eric Rice of Ohio; a daughter, Vicki Rice of Florence; a brother, Daniel Bruce Riced of Italy; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

Obituaries July 14, 1996

Ruby H. Burden
GEORGETOWN - Ruby Hughes Burden, 70, of Camelot Drive, Lexington, formerly of Georgetown, died Friday at her home. She was the mother of Clara Burden Elder of Danville. Born July 27, 1925, in Pike County, she was a daughter of the late Willie K. and Nancy Yates Hughes. She was a retired employee of Georgetown College and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Lexington. Additional survivors include a daughter, Lucy Burden Nally of Chicago; a son, James R. Burden of Carson City, Nev.; four sisters, Minta Campbell of Pikeville, Neva Jean Robinette of Varney, Emma Lou Glass of Lexington and Wanda Calhoun of Paris; four brothers, James Hughes, Bill Hughes and Gabriel Hughes, all of Meta, and Ralph Hughes of Fulton, Del.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home by the Revs. Ted Sisk and Steven James. Burial will be in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be James Hughes, Gabriel Hughes, Bill Hughes, Ralph Hughes, Delbert Elder and Ron Nally. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Virginia L.B. Milburn
PERRYVILLE - Virginia Logue Barnes Milburn, 92, of 409 E. Main St., Springfield, formerly of Boyle County, died Saturday at her home. Born Feb. 14, 1904, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Harrison and Patsy Bottoms Logue. She was the widow of Dewey Barnes and the widow of W.H. Milburn. She was a retired seamstress and a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include four daughters, Geneva Minor of Perryville, Nina Carpenter of Springfield, Juanita Holderman of Harrodsburg and Doris Turner of Louisville; four sisters, Fannie Southerland of Junction City, Ella Mae Burns of Springfield, Hallie D. Lanham of Danville and Edith Carter of Lincoln County; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Hopper. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. John Lay and John Watts. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joey Campbell, Wayne Minor, Greg Smothers, Dwayne Holderman, Dale Hopper and Sonny Milburn. Visitation is after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Central Kentucky Hospice, Campbellsville.

Lettie W. Carr
HARRODSBURG - Lettie Walters Carr, 77, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, formerly of Owen County, died Friday at her home. Born Jan. 28, 1919, in Whitley County, she was the daughter of the late Nick and Lizzie Hayden Walters. She was the widow of Omer ``Sonny'' Carr. She was a former grocery store employee and a member of New Columbus Baptist Church, Owen County. Survivors include a sister, Ada Dean of Burgin; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Laura Frances Carr and Miley Tharp. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Steve Cross. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Barry McMullin
WAYNESBURG - Barry McMullin, 36, of 885 Goshen Road, Stanford, died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He was a self-employed logger. Survivors include his wife, Pam Bolin McMullin. The Fayette County Coroner's Office ordered an autopsy Saturday, and it was to have been performed by a state medical examiner in Frankfort. A spokesman for the office said the death appeared to be from natural causes but the coroner called for the autopsy due to the relatively young age of the deceased. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.

Buford K. Price Sr.
HARRODSBURG - Buford Kenneth Price Sr., 64, of 524 Hughley Lane, Burgin, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born Oct. 16, 1931, in Boyle County, he was the son of Clarence Price of Junction City and the late Edith Presley Price. He was a retired painter at the University of Kentucky and a member of Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church. Additional survivors include his wife, Helen Smith Price; six sons, Buford Price Jr., Elmer Price, Stuart Price, Fred Price and Gary Price, all of Indianapolis, and Roy Price of Parksville; two daughters, Beverly Stinnett of Florida and Michelle Durham of Washington County; three sisters, Norma Vernon of Jenson Beach, Fla., Betty Dupps of Campbellsville and Virginia Case of Lawrenceburg; and his stepmother, Faye Price of Junction City. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church by Hamp Wooten. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his sons. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday and 7-10 a.m. Tuesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Obituaries July 15, 1996

Phillip C. McDowell
Phillip Clarkson McDowell, 61, of Bells Lane, Junction City, died July 2 at home. Born June 18, 1935, in Ridley Park, Pa., he was a son of the late Issabella Frantz and Phillip A. McDowell. He was a retired truck driver and a member of First Baptist Church. He was a veteran. Survivors include his wife, Ella Mae Anderson McDowell; five daughters, Mazetta and Janette April McDowell, both of Danville, Melissa, and Jennifer and Edwina McDowell, all of Junction City; a son, Robert McDowell of Danville and eight grandchildren. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Al Gisler. Visitation is 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may go to Danville-Boyle County Rescue Squad.

Leroy C. Bugg
HARRODSBURG - Leroy Clifford Bugg, 78, of Bugg Lane, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Born June 23, 1918, in Mercer County, he was a son of Demetrius and Maude Weldon Bugg. He was a retired self-employed water and oil well driller and was retired from the State Highway Department. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and a member of Douglas Laws Post 52, American Legion. He was a member of Bethel Number One Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Murphy Bugg; three daughters, Betty Burchette of Harrodsburg, Brenda Elliott of Springfield, and Janice Fletcher of Louisville; two sisters, Frances Gabhart and Lucille Elliott, both of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Gerel Coffey. Burial with military rites will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation is 3:30-9 p.m. Tuesday and after 7 a.m. Wednesday. Memorials may go to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, Ky. 40502.

Theta Matherly
HARRODSBURG - Theta Matherly, 82, of West Office Street, died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

James C. McDonald
LIBERTY - James Clyde McDonald, 79, of Liberty Route 6, died Saturday at Liberty Care Center. Born Dec. 16, 1916, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Seth and Louisa Elmore McDonald. He was a retired Kentucky Highway Department employee, a farmer and former funeral director. He was a member of Athens Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Mary Meeks McDonald; two daughters, Barbara Barlow of Cincinnati, and Vivian McQuerry of Liberty; four sons, J.D. McDonald of Woodbury, Tenn., and Dale, Larry and Gary McDonald, all of Liberty; a brother, F.D. McDonald of Liberty; 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral home by the Revs. Thadias Eubank and Arnold Larkin. Burial will be in Poplar Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tim Young, Mike, Darrell, and Jeff McQuerry, Jim and Steven McDonald. Honorary pallbearers are Benita Barlow, Tammy Young, Lisa Woodrum, Sonya, Julie, Laura, Sarah, Rebecca, Loreha and Holt McDonald.Visitation is any time today before the service.

Lillian P. Mills
MORELAND - Lillian Porter Mills, 81, of Danville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born March 8, 1915, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Carl and Mary Ellis Porter. She was the owner of Mills Cafe in Danville for several years in the '60s and a boarding house on West Walnut Street for many years. She was a former employee of Jackson Chair and Servomation. She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church, and was the widow of Weldon Mills. She was a Kentucky Colonel. Survivors include a daughter, Opal Russell-Sample, of West Point; a brother, John Porter of Danville, 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Carlisle Mills. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Hall. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers are Fred Jeffries, Bud Jeffries, Robbie Lowe, Larry Davis, Marshall Lloyd and Eugene Hafley. Honorary pallbearers are Bob Lipscomb, Jamey Crawley, Oris Lawhorn, Jim Ryan, Arnold Wilcher, Dr. Quinn Bailey, Charlie Wyrick, J.B. Jeffers and Curtis Clouse. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Morell Mullins
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Morell Mullins, 87, of North Little Rock, formerly of Lincoln County, died June 24. Born Feb. 21, 1909, in Pike County, he was a son of the late Mollie Remines and Thomas Jefferson Mullins. Survivors include his wife, Mary Mobley Mullins; a son, Morell Mullins of Little Rock, Ark.; two sisters, Alpha Mullins Selby of Danville and Nobia Snow Potts of Stanford; and three grandchildren. Huson Funeral Home, North Little Rock, Ark., was in charge of arrangements.

Mary F. "Ida" Gaffney
LANCASTER - Mary Frances "Ida" Gaffney, 101, of Highland Avenue, died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 9, 1895, in Knox County, she was a daughter of the late David and Mary Ann Littrell Chadwell. She was a homemaker, a member of Lawson's Chapel United Methodist Church and the widow of Harrison Gaffney. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ada Dailey. Survivors include five sons, William C. Gaffney of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., W.H. Gaffney of Garrard County, and James Alfred Gaffney, Clay Woodford Gaffney and Ralph Ray Gaffney, all of Lancaster; four daughters, Marietta Harkreader of Bryan, Texas, Lucille Oxendine of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Clara Jean Lister and Shirley Virginia Scully, both of Lancaster; 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Hubert Pence
STANFORD - Hubert Pence, 74, of Pine Grove Road, died Sunday at home. Born Sept. 19, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Sam and Rosa Oaks Pence. He was a retired farmer and a member of Pine Grove Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Cloma New Pence; two sons, Jack Sutton of Howell, Mich., and Terry Sutton of Stanford; three daughters, Louise Unthank of Richmond, Brenda Estes of Stanford and Beverly Madden of Hunningdon, Pa.; a brother, Sammie Pence of Stanford; a sister, Evelyn Lawson of Stanford; and six grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jack and Terry Sutton, Brian Snapp, Gary Estes, Gary Madden and Robert Unthank. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, Box 1213, Danville, Ky. 40422.

Lettie W. Carr
HARRODSBURG - Services for Lettie Walters Carr, 77, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, formerly of Owen County, were held 11 a.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Steve Coss. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. She died Friday at her home. Pallbearers were Glenn Carr, Craig Middleton, Robert Dean, Clyde, Dudley and Lewis Tharp.

Barry McMullin
WAYNESBURG - Services for Barry McMullin, 36, of 885 Goshen Road, Stanford, will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Revs. Dan Gutenson and Bill Hawkins. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery. He died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born Sept. 1, 1959, in Lincoln County, he was a son of LeRoy McMullen of Somerset and Marie Correll Bonner of Lancaster. He was a self-employed logger and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church. Additional survivors include his wife, Pam Bolin McMullin; two sons, Brian Lee McMullen of Crab Orchard and Brandon Lee of Stanford; a stepfather, Melton Bonner Jr. of Lancaster; a brother, Chuck McMullen of Georgetown; a sister, De Dee McMullen of Lancaster; a stepsister, Myra Bonner of Charlotte, N.C.; and paternal grandmother, Lucy McMullen of Somerset. Pallbearers will be Anthony, Calvin and Timmy Singleton, Brad Helm, Shelly Mullins, Johnny Blanton and Joe Julian. Honorary pallbearers are employees of McMullen Logging Crew. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Obituaries July 17, 1996

Mattie Critchfield
Mattie Critchfield, 80, Boyle County, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home. She was the widow of Robert Critchfield.

Katherine R. Atwood
LIBERTY - Katherine R. Atwood, 94, formerly of Wilson Ridge Community, died Tuesday at Charleston Health Care Center. Born May 30, 1902, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Jim and Amanda Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was the widow of Silas Atwood. Survivors include two sons, Shirley Atwood of Liberty and Juel D. Atwood of Auburn, N.Y.; two daughters, Faye Woody and Edith Atwood, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Darren Gillispie. Burial will be in Tappscott Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. Thursday.

Troy Coffey
LEBANON - Douglas Troy Coffey, 26, of Lebanon, formerly of Lancaster, died Sunday at University of Louisville Medical Center, Louisville. Born Sept. 17, 1969, in Marion County, he was a son of Ronnie D. Coffey of Lancaster and Mary Dianne Mattingly Bradshaw of Lebanon. He was a construction worker. Additional survivors include a sister, Erica Lee Coffey of Lexington. Services were held Tuesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church by the Rev. Chuck Thompson. Burial was in St. Augustine Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were George Wade, Willie Wiser, Johnny WIser, Walter Livers, George Cambron and Bobby Burke. Bosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Johnie L. Haydon
SPRINGFIELD - Johnie Lee Haydon, 86, of Polin Road, Willisburg, died Tuesday in Lexington. Born Dec. 9, 1909, in Washington County, he was a son of the late Lee and Nancy Jane Burkhead Haydon. He was a retired farmer and a member of Rockbridge Baptist church where he served as a deacon. He was the widow of Flora Lewis Haydon. Survivors include two sons, Donald Haydon of Danville and Darrol Haydon of Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Doris Warner of Lexington and Faye Scrogham of Willisburg; two brothers, Vallas Haydon of Springfield and Clyde Haydon of Louisville; five grandchildren, a step grandchild, seven great-grandchildren. Services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Carey and Son Funeral Home by the Revs. Mike Crain and Will Sipes. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Willisburg. Visitation is after 3 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
FUNERALS

Kathleen C. Claunch
Services for Nelda Kathleen Cash Claunch, 65, of Alexander Drive, will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Ottawa Cemetery in Rockcastle County. She died Monday at Fellowship Home. Pallbearers will be Kelly and Rodney Cash, Douglas and Jamie Hughes, David Lynn King II, and Louie Pickard. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today.

Marvin N. Durr
Services for Marvin N. Durr, 85, of Martin Luther King Boulevard, will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home by the Revs. Richard Hill, Ralph Smith and James Coulter. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. He died Monday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington. Born Nov. 2, 1910, in Kansas City, Kansas, he was a son of the late Sallie and Noah Durr. He was a Catholic, he attended Kansas City University, and he was a World War II veteran, having served over three years as an Air Force aviator. He was among the first group of black pilots who earned their wings at Tuskegee, Alabama, and formed the segregated 99th Squadron, later the 332nd Fighter Group, who flew 1,578 missions over Europe, destroyed 409 enemy planes and earned the reputation of never losing a single escorted American bomber. He was a general contractor in the Danville area and was employed by Dr. George McClure II for several years. Survivors include his wife, Marzie B. Durr; two daughters, Judy Mays Tarrance of Danville and Sharon Williams of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a special God child, ReKita Tarrance. Visitation is noon Friday until time of service.

John M. Yates
Graveside services with military rites by American Legion Boyle Post 46 for John M. Yates, 79, formerly of Danville, will be held 12:30 p.m. Friday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery by the Rev. Tim Noel. He died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington. Born Feb. 2, 1917, in London, he was a son of the late WIlliam Franklin and Patty Weaver Yates. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a graduate of Sue Bennett College, London. Survivors include a son, John Yates Jr., of Burlington; two daughters, Sandra Burberry of Danville and Jane Potter of Bradenton, Fla.; two sisters, Maggie Sutton of London and Mae McFarland of Covington; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill, Jim and Ernest Matt Sutton, John and Rob Gorley. Visitation is 11-noon Friday at Stith Funeral Home. Memorials may go to Lexington Ave. Baptist Church Landscape Renovation Project.

Charles G. Hardin
LIBERTY - Graveside services for Charles G. Hardin, 83, of Nicholasville, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Cemetery by the Rev. Greg Powell. He died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born Sept. 10, 1912, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Frank and Ada Hardin. Bartle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Virgil Pike
WAYNESBURG - Services for Virgil Pike, of N. Fishing Creek, Kings Mountain, were 11 a.m. today at the Waynesburg Pentecostal Church by the Revs. A.F. Atwood and Billy Brown. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery. He died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Born April 10, 1929, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Frank and Rodie Burke Pike. He was a saw mill worker and a farmer. He was a member of Waynesburg Pentecostal Church. Survivors include his wife, Thelma Lucille Pike; a son, David Pike of Kings Mountain; three brothers, Clarence Earl Pike of Crab Orchard; Herman Pike of Louisville and Harrison Pike of Waynesburg; two sisters, Mildred Helen Lawless of Crab Orchard and Faye Hodge of Waynesburg; and three grandchildren. Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Elmer Prewitt
LANCASTER - Services for Elmer "Touch" Prewitt, 83, of Garrard County, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Thurman. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. He died Tuesday at Patty A. Clay Hospital, Richmond. Born May 21, 1913, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Amos and Zetta Logan Prewitt. He was a retired farmer and a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Emma Prewitt Prewitt; and a brother, Herbert Prewitt of Lancaster. Pallbearers are Franklin, Billy, Charles and Barry Prewitt, Harrison Boyd and Randy Greer. Honorary pallbearers are Brent Moore, Earl Nave, Willis Sparks, Bobby Smith, Travis Robinson, Cecil Henderson, Chester Locker and Dickie Arnold. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Marie A. Ransdell
HARRODSBURG - Services for Mary Marie Adalin Ransdell, 81, of Main Street, Salvisa, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. James Hensley. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. She died Tuesday at Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 3, 1914, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Clyde V. and Myrtle Jo Kerns Cloyd. She was a retired employee of Kenwell of Frankfort and a member of Salvisa Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Harry Patterson Ransdell Sr.; a daughter, Mary Ann Fegley of Nicholasville; a son, Harry Pat Ransdell Jr. of Harrodsburg; a half-brother, Tommy Cloyd of Florida; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Pallbearers are Jeff and Wayne Sewell, Todd and Franklin Ransdell, Bobby Hardin, and Dave Reister. Visitation is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. Thursday until the service. Memorials may go to Salvisa Baptist Church or Gideons Bible Fund.


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