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Obituaries Jan. 7, 1998

Elbert S. Evans Jr.
Elbert S. Evans Jr., 66, of Dayton, Ohio, died there Saturday.
A native of Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Danville, he was a member of First Baptist Church, Danville, and Canaan Lodge 134, Dayton. He was a concrete finisher.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Evans; two sons, Darrell Evans of Springfield, Ohio, and Mark Evans of Akron, Ohio; eight daughters, Terri Strodes, Gheri Massey, Alice Evans and Treva Linson, all of Springfield, Ohio, Kathy Evans of Chicago, Ill., and Danyel, Nicole and Victoria Evans, all of Dayton; four brothers, William Evans of Springfield, and Vernon, Paul and Alonzo Evans, all of Dayton; two sisters, Georgiana Whittington of Detroit, Mich., and Marcelline Massey of Dayton; 15 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held today at House of Wheat Funeral Home by the Rev. Darrell Hope. Burial was in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Ohio.
Information courtesy of Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Nancy E. Thompson
Nancy Elizabeth Thompson, 91, of North Fifth Street, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 22, 1906, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late David and Jael Thompson. She was a retired teacher at Toliver Elementary School where she taught for 40 years. She attended Georgetown College, was a Centre College graduate and did graduate work at Peabody College and University of Kentucky. She was a charter member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include several cousins, including Dorothy Renfro of Danville.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Jo Garnett.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice or Lexington Avenue Baptist Church Landscape Fund.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nettie Blue
HARRODSBURG - Nettie Blue, 60, wife of John Blue, died Tuesday at her home in Georgetown. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

David S. Cowan
STANFORD - David Stevens Cowan, 76, of Herndon Avenue, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 31, 1922, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Malinda Stevens Cowan of Stanford and the late Everett Cowan. He was a former employee of Stanford Creamery and was retired from National Casket Company, Lancaster. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Crab Orchard.
Survivors include a son, James L. Cowan of Stanford; a daughter, Nancy A. Lynn of Stanford; two brothers, Eugene Cowan of Nicholasville and Billy Cowan of Georgia; a sister, Christine McKinney of Stanford; and a grandson.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny Lynn, Shea, Tim and Dennis Lair, Brandon Jenkins and George Pleasants.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Thursday.

Lewis McGuire
CRAB ORCHARD - Lewis McGuire, 85, of Copper Creek Road, died Tuesday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born May 22, 2912, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late John A. and Flora B. Dees McGuire. He was an employee of Hawkins Building Supply Co. and a member of Valley Baptist Church. He was the widower of Flora E. Baker McGuire.
Survivors include his wife, Lillie B. Vaughn McGuire; four sons, Less McGuire, Kenneth, Wilburn and Arnold McGuire, all of Crab Orchard; three daughters, Ruth Creech of Lancaster, Helen Noel and Annaleen Holman, both of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Liza Frith of Lancaster and Anna Roark of Crab Orchard; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Revs. Wayne Henson and Donnie Smith. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Noel, Ronnie and Ricky Holman, Darwin and Kenny G. McGuire, and Bobby, Donnie and Kenny Creech. Honorary pallbearer is Larry Creech.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Thursday.

Ermine Smith
HARRODSBURG - Ermine Smith, 97, of West Office Street, died Tuesday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor.
Born Feb. 9, 1900, in Missouri, she was a daughter of the late William H. and Lidosha Devine Sallee. She was the widow of George R. Smith, and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Jeannie A. Foster of Harrisburg, Penn.; three granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is after 9 a.m. Friday.

Ernie Branscum
LANCASTER - Services for Ernie Branscum, 75, of Fall Lick Road, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Hawkins and Billy Estes. Burial will be in Preachersville Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Sept. 16, 1922, in Wayne County, he was a son of the late Ranzie and Sarah Jones Branscum. He was a retired farmer and a member of Lower Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Wayne County, attended Lancaster Christian Church and was the widower of Tamzie J. Nevels Branscum.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary J. Goddard of Lexington, Brenda Lane of Lancaster and Dicey Morrow of Lancaster; two half brothers, Carl Branscum of Monticello and Frank Branscum of Greenfield, Ind.; a half sister, Grace Branscum of Monticello; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Gerry and Jimmy Nevels, Ronnie Morrow, Kelly Branscum, Kenny Hale and Jack Lane.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Garrard County Senior Citizens.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday. 

Obituaries Jan. 9, 1998

Melvin Brewster
LIBERTY - Melvin Brewster, 77, of Middlesburg Road, Hustonville, died Wednesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Jan. 12, 1920, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Elmer and Millie Sharrow Brewster. He was a retired migrant worker, an Army veteran and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Richardson Brewster; four sons, Melvin, Jessie and James Brewster, all of Michigan, and Henry Brewster of Kentucky; three daughters, Mae Raske of Minnesota, Theresa Butler of Michigan, and Doris Rogers of Kentucky; a brother, James Brewster; a sister, Iona Brewster; 22 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Willow Springs Methodist Church by the Rev. Bearl King. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Lillard L. Gribbins
LEBANON - Lillard Leffew Gribbins, 82, of Bardstown, died Wednesday in Bardstown.
Born Jan. 27, 1916, she was a daughter of the late R.T. and Flossie Whitehouse Leffew. She was a member of Bradfordsville Baptist Church and widow of Earl Gribbins.
Survivors include five sons, David E. and Jimmy D. Gribbins of Lebanon, Donnie and Ronnie Gribbins of Bradfordsville and Harold Belden of Boston; five daughters, Ann Hall of Lebanon, Brenda Overstreet of Lawrenceburg, Flossie Benedict of Junction City, Susie Bradshaw of Danville and Imogene Bradshaw of Campbellsville; a sister, Odelio Elliott of Lebanon; 26 grandchildren; four step grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Harold Gribbins.

Naomi G. Rye
WINCHESTER - Naomi Guinn Rye, 79, of Winchester died Thursday at her home.
Born in Clark County, she was a daughter of the late Dillard and Joanna Tuttle Neal and the foster daughter of John and Lula Guinn. She was a former employee of General Electric Lamp Plant, Lexington, a member of Rebekah Lodge 114 and Northside Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Betty J. McCowan of Danville; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Scobee Funeral Home with burial in Winchester Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

James C. Zachary
BOWLING GREEN - James C. Zachary, 78, of Bowling Green, died Wednesday in Bowling Green.
Born Oct. 17, 1919, in Liberty, he was a son of the late Thomas M. and Sarah L. Griffin Zachary. He was an employee of U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation, and a member of First Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Western Kentucky University, an Air Force veteran of World War II and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was the widower of Elizabeth Cole Zachary.
Survivors include three brothers, John L. Zachary of Flemingsburg, Alvin Zachary of West Lafayette, Ind., and Clevo Zachary of Liberty; two sisters, Beulah Wesley of Liberty and Velma Sanders of Cross City, Fla.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home with burial in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Bessie R. Lewis
Services for Bessie Rogers Lewis, 80, of West Shelby Street, Junction City, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs. James Kelly and Wayne Stevens. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike and Joey Wren, Cecil VanHook, Scott Stamper, Dudley Tharp and Rufus Carr.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Community Baptist Church building fund, c/o Sue Phillips.

Ellen C. Gabhart
HARRODSBURG - Services for Ellen Catlett Gabhart, 82, of Mackville Road, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Larry Redding. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center of injuries suffered in an auto accident in Danville.
Born Sept. 29, 1915, in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Gillis Tindal. She was a licensed practical nurse at Haggin Memorial Hospital for 20 years, a member of Glensboro Baptist Church and the widow of Elbert Catlett and Kirby Ray Gabhart.
Survivors include a sister, Irene Edmondson of Lawrenceburg.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Catlett, Jonathan and Justin Tugwell, Brandy and Joseph McKinley III, Will Bollinger and Lucas and Seth Woodward.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association. 

Obituaries Jan. 11, 1998

William L. Berkley
LANCASTER - William Lawrence Berkley, 65, of Bartow, Fla., died Thursday at his home.
Born June 30, 1932, in Lexington, he was a son of Albert and Gladys Reffett Blackford of Lakeland, Fla., and the late William H. Berkele. He was owner and operator of Tower Tree Service, an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Baptist church.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Debby Browder of Bartow, Fla.; a brother, Melvin Blackford of Bartow, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lancaster Cemetery Chapel by Albert Blackford. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James L. Coyle
LORETTO - James Levi Hardin Coyle, 86, of Loretto, formerly of Gravel Switch, died Friday at Federal Hill Nursing Home, Bardstown.
Born June 2, 1911, in Casey County, he was a son of the late J.T. and Grace Pipes Coyle. He was the widower of Pearlie Hafley Coyle. He was a retired carpenter and farmer.
Survivors include a daughter, Bertha Blakeman of Richmond; two sons, James Thomas Coyle of Loretto and Paul Hardin Coyle of Lancaster; a sister, Hazel Southerland of Paris; two brothers, Estill Coyle of Des Plaines, Ill. and Clarence Coyle of Harrodsburg; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mattingly Funeral Home by the Rev. John Bare. Burial will be 12:30 p.m. Monday at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Blakeman, Timothy Blakeman, Terry Coyle, J.D. Coyle, Clellan Coyle, Kenny W. Coyle, Harold Coyle, Donnie Coyle, Butch Coyle, Colemand Southerland, Will Southerland and Jimmy Southerland.
Visitation is after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may go to Alzheimer's Association, Bluegrass Chapter, 801 S. Limestone St., Lexington 40508-4048.

Vannie Mae Davis
MONTICELLO - Vannie Mae Davis, 99, of Touristville, formerly of Junction City, died Dec. 29, 1997, at Wayne County Hospital.
Born May 19, 1898, she was a daughter of the late Mary Bates and Lincoln Cline. She was the widow of Sam Davis.
Survivors include two children, Mona Davis and Earl Davis, both of Wayne County.
The funeral was held Dec. 31. Burial was in Mill Springs Christian Church Cemetery.
Hoyt G. Hickey and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lonnie Gaither
CRAB ORCHARD - Lonnie Gaither, 75, of Finns Lane died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
He was the husband of Rosella Gaither.
Arrangements are incomplete at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home.

Winford L. Sallee
HARRODSBURG - Winford Lee Sallee, 70, of Oak Knob Road, Lafayette, Tenn., died Friday at Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.
Born June 28, 1927, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Con and Lena Mae Roberts Sallee. He was a retired mechanic and served with the Army during World War II. He belonged to Jean Baptist Church in Jean, Texas. He was preceded in death by a son, Joe Sallee.
Survivors include his wife, Nina Gay Harlow Sallee of Olney, Texas; five sons, Tony Sallee of Jean, Texas, Bill Sallee and Butch Sallee, both of Lafayette, Tenn., and Terry Sallee of Carbon, Texas; two brothers, Bobby Sallee of Danville and Stanley Sallee of Harrodsburg; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Berea Christian Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. Monday until time of the service.

Daniel E. Southard
MORELAND - Daniel Edward Southard, 85, of Scottsville died Thursday in Scottsville.
Born Sept. 9, 1912, in Rockcastle County, he was the son of the late Dr. D.B. and Della Barnes Southard. He was the widower of Gretchen Gilliland Southard. He was a retired grocery salesman.
Survivors include a daughter, Birdie Mundell Hall of Scottsville; five grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Saturday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Steve Smith.
Active pallbearers were grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers were Bill Fox, Ed Gooch, Billy Roy Hastie, Bob Noe, Julian Moss Sr. and James Hodges.
W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and Crow Funeral Home, Scottsville, were in charge of arrangements.

Herbert Harris
Services for Herbert Harris, 84, of 1410 W. Walnut St. will be noon Monday at St. James AME Church by the Rev. Keith Mays. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
He died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 20, 1913, in the Persimmon Knob area of Boyle County, he was the son of the late Burrell and Lisa Griffin Harris. He was a retired railroad worker and a member of St. James AME Church and Doric Masonic Lodge No. 18 where he was a trustee.
Survivors include his wife, Natalie Harris.
Active pallbearers will be Horace Chenault, Kenneth Harris, Gary Ford, Otis Ford, Harvey Chenault, James McGran and Melvin Harris.
Honorary pallbearers will be Wendell Brown, Ralph Smith, Noble Johnson and Howard Searight.

Norma J. Carman
MORELAND - Services for Norma Jean Carman, 63, of Cincinnati will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Don McKinney. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Born April 27, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Carrie Reid Carman of Deltona, Fla., and the late Ralph Carman. She was a retired office manager of Prudential Life Insurance Co., Cincinnati.
Survivors include a daughter, Teri Nelson of Dublin, Ohio; a sister, Carol Carman of Atlanta; and a grandson.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may go to United Asbury Methodist Church, Highland Heights.

Obituaries Jan. 12, 1998

Ethel E. Ellis
MORELAND - Ethel Evelyn Ellis, 87, of Hustonville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 23, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late A.M. and Artelia Smith Simpson. She was a retired licensed practical nurse of Kentucky State Hospital where she was employed for 35 years, and a member of Valley Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of Willie Lee Ellis.
Survivors include three daughters, Louise Wright of Charlestown, Ind.; Shearleen Green of Danville and Linda Austin of Liberty; four sons, Kenneth Ellis of Hustonville, Eugene Ellis, Leon Ellis and Horace Ellis, all of Danville; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Jerome and Jasper Ellis.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Charles R. Hatchett
GRAYSON - Charles Roe Hatchett, 87, of Grayson, died Saturday at home.
Born March 30, 1910, in Carter County, he was a son of the late Charles and Bernice Hall Hatchett. He was a member of Bayless Memorial Presbyterian Church and retired from General Refactories as a cost accountant. He was the widower of Louise Prichard Hatchett.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Laura Shepherd of Danville; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jane L. Ramsey.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bayless Memorial Presbyterian Church by the Revs. Tom Ward and Larry Jack. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation is after noon Tuesday.
Memorials may go to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Avenue, Ashland, 41101.

Claude Powell
LANCASTER - Claude Powell, 68, of Lexington Street, died Saturday at his home.
Born Dec. 7, 1929, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late John and Gertrude Turner Powell. He was a former bookkeeper for Powell Super Market in Lancaster, a retired bookkeeper for Madison Wholesale Grocery in Richmond and a member of Lancaster Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Minnie Powell; a niece, Mayme Baker, and two aunts, Nola Humphrey and Permelia Matlock, all of Lancaster.
A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush.
There will be no visitation.

Lonnie Gaither
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Lonnie Gaither, 75, of Finns Lane, will be 8 p.m. today at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Ottenheim, by the Rev. Mike Weglicki. He died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Nov. 25, 1922, in Louisville, he was a son of the late Lonnie and Tabitha Skaggs Gaither. He was a Navy Seabee having served during World War II. He retired after over 50 years as a sheet metal journeyman. He was also head international business agent, organizer, representative and chief assistant under the Sheet Metal Journeyman union president. Near the end of his career he was a special project consultant for the United States Nuclear Power Plant System, and for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Corp.
Survivors include his wife, Rosella Naylor Gaither; a daughter, Karen S. Orwick of Louisville; a stepdaughter, Theresa Fletcher of Silver Springs, Md.; three sons, John L. Gaither, Mark J. Gaither and Daniel P. Gaither, all of Louisville; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara M. McGiveney.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Monday at the church. Also, a visitation will be 1-9 p.m. Tuesday at Ratterman and Sons Funeral Home, Louisville. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Cemetery by the Rev. Casper Volpert.
Pallbearers will be David Orwick, Dale and Chris Gaither, Kelly Horrell, Tim Stevenson, Mike Meister and Justin Fletcher.
Memorials may go to St. Sylvester Catholic Church building fund.
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Winford L. Sallee
HARRODSBURG - Services for Winford Lee Sallee, 70, of Lafayette, Tenn., were 11 a.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Larry Coontz. Burial will be in Berea Christian Church Cemetery.
He died Friday at Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.
Pallbearers were Butch Sallee II, Jason Sallee, Jeremy Sallee, Ronnie Clarkson, Damon Kelly and Leron Elliott.

Obituaries Jan. 13, 1998

Enoch B. Allen
HARRODSBURG - Enoch Benjamin Allen, 74, of Stagg Street, died Monday at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.
Born Sept. 16, 1923, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Amos P. and Mary Cochran Allen. He was a retired construction worker.
Survivors include two sons, Michael W. Allen of Logansport, Ind., and Joseph S. Allen of Harrodsburg; six daughters, Judy C. Jarrell of Mercer County, Vickie K. Dykes of Harrodsburg, Jacqueline S. Casey of Hiram, Ga., Debra J. Brantley of Lexington, Marilyn A. Johnson of Danville and Donna J. Saxon of Borger, Texas; a brother, William ``Bill'' Allen of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Frances Carrier of Cincinnati, Flossie Royalty of Harrodsburg and Gracie Cobb of Lexington; 24 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Mary M. Sims
LIBERTY - Mary ``May'' Montgomery Sims, 93, of Liberty, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 28, 1904, in Hustonville, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Mona Gooch Montgomery. She was a homemaker, a member of Reading Baptist Church and the widow of William E. Sallee Sims.
Survivors include a daughter, Florence S. Richards of Liberty; a sister, Velma M. Mushin of Middleburg; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Arnold and Lawrence Sims.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Brad King and Sherman Richards. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Danny L. Spears
SCIENCE HILL - Danny Lee Spears, 53, of Bethelridge, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 27, 1944, in Bethelridge, he was a son of Nina H. Dalton and Roy Lee Spears. He was a farmer, a member of Bethelridge United Methodist Church and the widower of Carolyn S. Spears.
Other survivors include his fiance, Helen Brown Rodgers; a son, Jeffrey L. Spears of Bethelridge; a daughter, Rhonda A. Godbey of Poplar Hill; two brothers, Harold G. Spears of Liberty and Darrell D. Spears of Cincinnati; five sisters, Faustine Vest of Liberty, Darlene Stallard of Cleveland, Ohio, Judy Ramola of Bedford, Texas, Linda McGee of London and Gearlene Adams of Waynesburg; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher P. Sears.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bethelridge United Methodist Church by the Revs. David Eastham and P.L. Clem. Burial will be in Bethelridge Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Tuesday at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society.

Mary C. VanArsdall
HARRODSBURG - Mary Carolyn VanArsdall, 73, of Mahomet, Ill., died Saturday in Urbaba, Ill.
Born March 18, 1924, in Madison, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Albert T. and Nellie Righthouse Matthews. She was a former cashier for Nixon Bank in Newport, Ind., and had been employed in insurance and real estate in Champaigne-Urbana, Ill. She was a member of the Christian Church, Order of Eastern Star and had served as past Worthy Matron of Chapter 236.
Survivors include her husband, Roy N. VanArsdall of Mahomet; three sons, Larry D. Scholl of San Francisco, Calif., Roy T. VanArsdall of Fredericksburg, Va., and Paul J. VanArsdall of Livermore, Calif.; a daughter, Janet E. Warfield of Urbana; a brother, Clyde Matthews of Vandalia, Ohio; and nine grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Caldwell-Reiss. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 1 p.m. Thursday until time of service.
Memorials may go to American Lung Association or a favorite charity.

Josephine P. Woods
CRAB ORCHARD - Josephine Plummer Woods, 77, of Maple Street, died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born April 15, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Lilliard and Sybil McGuffey Plummer. She had attended Hebron United Methodist Church. She was a retired seamstress of Palm Beach Co.
Survivors include her husband, Earl H. Woods; two daughters, Sherrill Disney of Stanford and Sharon Woods of Crab Orchard; a sister, Margaret DeBoard of Stanford; two brothers, Atwood Plummer of Crab Orchard and Marion Plummer of Louisville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Revs. Cecil Roundtree and Steven Smith. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Mary C. Hollensbe
LANCASTER - Graveside services for Mary C. Hollensbe, 96, of Polly's Bend Road, will be 2 p.m. today at Circle Grove Cemetery, Spiceland, Ind.
She died Monday at Royal Manor Nursing Home, Nicholasville.
Born Dec. 25, 1901, in Spiceland, she was a daughter of the late Morris and Pearl Coffin. She was an owner and operator of an insurance agency in Elwood, Ind.; a member of the Presbyterian Church in Elwood, and the widow of Raymond R. Hollensbe.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Joyce Keele of Bryantsville; a son, Henry A. Hollensbe of Roswell, Ga.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may go to United Methodist Church, Bryantsville, building fund.
Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Elsie J. Leedy
STANFORD - Services for Elsie Jane Leedy, 82, of Anderson Heights, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Steven Smith. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born June 13, 1915, in Harlan County, she was a daughter of the late John C. and Mary Jane Blair Leedy. She was a retired employee of Lincoln County Board of Education, a member of Stanford Christian Church, Business and Professional Women's Club, Lincoln Chapter Order of the Eastern Star 486, and Hubble Homemakers Club. She was a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include two sisters, Nell Cooper and Frances Hughes, both of Louisville.
Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may go to Stanford Christian Church.


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