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Obituaries Jan. 22, 1998

Ralph E. Wilder
LOUISVILLE - Ralph Edward Wilder, 84, of Louisville, died there Wednesday.
Born in Mercer County, he was a retired engineer of E.I. DuPont Co., and a member of Middletown Lodge 732 F&AM, Long Run Sportsman's Club and First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Donovan Wilder; a daughter, Jeri Wilder-Bridges of Louisville; a brother, Horace D. Wilder of Louisville; a sister, Mary H. Horn of Owensboro; and two grandsons.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Pearson Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
Visitation is 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Kosair Charities, PO Box 37370, Louisville, 40233.

Lorene Ellison
WAYNESBURG - Services for Lorene Ellison, 38, of Lincoln County, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Anderson.
She died Tuesday at Somerset Regional Medical Center after an illness.
Born Nov. 9, 1959, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Odell Roberts Ellison. She was a member of Church of God.
Survivors include five brothers, George Ellison of Kings Mountain, Tennie and Larry Ellison, both of Eubank, Ray Ellison of Taylorsville and David Ellison of Broughtontown; four sisters, Louise Rayburn of Stanford, Beulah Taylor of Eubank, Roxie Howson of Science Hill and Alma Henderson of Sunman, Ind.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday until time of service.

Della M. Oliver
LANCASTER - Services for Della Moore Oliver, 78, of Davis Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Bob Rush and Everett Priddy. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Sept. 12, 1919, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Martin P. and Mary E. Jenkins Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of Lancaster Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Zora Oliver; two sons, Norman and Gary Oliver, both of Lancaster; a daughter, Phyllis Butner of Lancaster; two sisters, Lucy West and Lillian Browning, both of Lancaster; a brother, Ray Moore of Lancaster seven grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Pallbearers will be Derrick and Chris Butner, Kevin Oliver, Larry Browning, Roy Gibson, Hogan Moore, James Edgington and Bobby Prewitt.
Honorary pallbearers are members of the Friendship Sunday School Class of Lancaster Baptist Church.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Hazel S. Pingleton
LANCASTER - Services for Hazel Matlock Sparks Pingleton, 87, of Richmond Road, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Everett Priddy. Burial will be in Cartersville Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Oct. 27, 1910, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Celia Creech Matlock. She was a homemaker, a member of Hyattsville Baptist Church and Geneva Faw Mission Group. She was the widow of Raymond Sparks and Oliver Pingleton.
Survivors include two brothers, Clyde Matlock of Paint Lick and Howard Matlock of Gratis, Ohio; and a sister, Irene Wilmot of Largo, Fla.
Pallbearers will be deacons of Hyattsville Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Ruth Sunday School Class.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Thursday. 

Obituaries Jan. 25, 1998

Buford W. Murphy
LANCASTER - Buford W. Murphy, 84, of Boones Creek Road died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Before retiring in 1979, Murphy spent nearly a quarter of a century as a supervisor for the Garrard County and state highway departments.
Born Aug. 2, 1913, in Madison County, he was the son of the late Clem Murphy and Ida Mae Isbell Murphy. He served as Garrard County maintenance superintendent for the state highway department, was an administrative assistant to the state highway commissioner during the administration of former governor Louie Nunn, and was supervisor of Garrard County's road department.
He was also a retired farmer, member of Lancaster Baptist Church, and belonged to the Lancaster Odd Fellows.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Daly Murphy; a son, Ralph G. Murphy of Lancaster; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Zora Oliver and Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Iva B. Godbey
PERRYVILLE - Iva Mae Bastin Godbey, 81, of South Bragg Street, Perryville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 8, 1916, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Green Lee Bastin and Bertha Roy Bastin. She was a homemaker, the widow of Arnold Godbey, and a member of Valley Oak Baptist Church in Casey County.
Survivors include two daughters, Helen Pike of Nicholasville and Juanita Shelton of Crab Orchard; five sons, Russell Godbey, Travis Godbey, Kenneth Godbey and Edward Godbey, all of Perryville, and Neal Godbey of Danville; four sisters, Iona Gooch, Shirley Durbin and Dorothy Williams, all of Cincinnati, and Bonnie Jean Carren of Mount Olive; four brothers, Ralph Bastin of Eubank, Beacher Bastin of Cincinnati, Robert Bastin of Kings Mountain and Verlis Bastin of Florida; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Services will 11 a.m. Monday at Wilder Funeral Home by Burl Coffman. Burial will be in Valley Oak Cemetery in Casey County.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Shelton II, Larry Bottoms, John Rousey, Danny Godbey, Lee Phillips and Adam Hughes.

Beulah C. Edens
LIBERTY - Beulah C. Edens, 73, of Green Pond Road died Saturday of natural causes at Liberty Care Center.
Born Nov. 30, 1924, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Flossie Richardson Hendricks. She was a homemaker and member of Willow Springs United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Reece Edens; two daughters, Julie Brown of Lexington and Alice Gosser of Morehead; two sons, James Edens of Liberty and Benny Edens of Biloxi, Miss.; a brother, Herbert Hendricks of Cincinnati; four sisters, Macie Raney, Dorothy Durham and Ruthie Cravens, all of Liberty, and Mary Godbey of Cincinnati; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Willow Springs United Methodist Church by the Rev. J.D. McDonald. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and 1-3 p.m. Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Brian, Charlie and Jimmy Edens, Matthew White, Jeff Spears, Larry Price and Jeffrey Smith.

Wilbur Gaines
LANCASTER - Wilbur Gaines, 96, of Pine Hill Drive died Friday at Christian Health Center in Lexington.
Born July 4, 1901, in Owen County, he was the son of the late Walter Boyd and Frances McFarland Gaines.
He retired after 50 years as a Standard Oil distributor. He was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church where he served as treasurer for 40 years. He was a former board director of Citizens Bank, a former Lancaster City Council member, and a former Lancaster school board member. He attended Georgetown College and was a member of Franklin Lodge No. 7, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He was the widower of Ola Vaughn Gaines.
Survivors include a son, Billy V. Gaines of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Sue Barbara Bennett of Lexington; and four grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Simmons and Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Monday.

Elizabeth E. Hale
LIBERTY - Elizabeth Ellen Hale, 49, of Liberty died Saturday at Casey County Hospital.
Born Jan. 29, 1948, in Casey County, she was the daughter of Athenia Hafley Brown of Liberty and the late Walter Spurlin Brown. She was a homemaker.
Additional survivors include four daughters, Rita Kay Hale, Sue Ellen Hale and Holly Renee Hale, all of Liberty, and Vicky Louise Wade of North Vernon, Ind.; two sons, James Robert Hale of Lebanon and William Earl Hale of Liberty; a brother, George H. Brown of Liberty; two sisters, Wanda Darlene Peyton of Hustonville and Hazel Jean Glover of Edinburg, Ind.; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial will be in Peyton Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Clyde C. Matlock
LANCASTER - Clyde C. Matlock, 85, of Ky. 954, Paint Lick, died Friday at Berea Hospital.
Born May 3, 1912, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Celia Creech Matlock. He was a retired farmer and Garrard County school bus driver and a member of White Lick Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Josephine McKinney Matlock.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Day Matlock of Paint Lick; a daughter, Patsy Chasteen of Garrard County; two stepdaughters, Charlotte Anglin and Roberta Pingleton, both of Garrard County; a stepson, James E. Lowery of Michigan City, Ind.; a brother, Howard Matlock of Gratis, Ohio; a sister, Irene Wilmot of Largo, Fla.; two half-sisters, Becky Colyer of Nashville, Tenn., and Carlyon Burdine of Somerset; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Ed Hubbard and Dale Ballinger. Burial will be in Cartersville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Anglin, Russell Anglin, Darrell Pingleton, Don Matlock, Phillip Mosier and Ed Turner.
Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Matlock, George Day, Charlie Day, Johnnie Day, Ralph Creech and Joe Day.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Lorna S. Mosehart
MORELAND - Lorna May Statom Mosehart, 71, of Junction City died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 11, 1926, in Miamisburg, Ohio, and was the daughter of the late Robert Francis Phillips Sr. and Bessie Moyer Phillips. She was the widow of Edward Mosehart and was a retired nurse's aide at Kentucky State Hospital where she worked for 35 years.
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Sandy Beitzel of West Ellis, Wisc.; two sisters, Lucille Harris and Sarah Jane Knight, both of Miamisburg; a brother, Dean Phillips of Miamisburg; five stepgrandchildren; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Monday.

Delmer R. Lyons
HARRODSBURG - Services for Delmer Ray Lyons, 65, of Cummins Drive will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with James McDonald and Thad Eubank officiating. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Lyons died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Nov. 11, 1932, in Somerset, he was the son of the late Charlie and Pearly Wilson Lyons. He was a maintenance employee of North American Philips Corp., served in the Army during the Korean War, and was a member of Chestnut Grove Church of Christ in Parksville.
He had served as a lay minister at Oak Grove Church of Christ and Rich Hill Church of Christ in Casey County and was a former coach for Mercer County Little League and youth sports.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Durham Lyons; two sons, Stephen Lyons and Michael Ray Lyons, both of Harrodsburg; three daughters, Kathy Albright of Salvisa, Bitsy Stephens of Harrodsburg and Beth Carmack of Burgin; two brothers, Robert W. Lyons of Oxnard, Calif., and Richard Lyons of Monticello; six sisters, Thelma Eastman, Roberta Wilson, Mary George, Ida Burdine and Kay Turner, all of Somerset, and Diane Terry of Jellico, Tenn.; and 14 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Pendygraft, Danny Wilson, Larry Luttrell, Richard Morgan, Rob Harbison and Rick Morgan. Grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday until time of the service.

William L. ``Billy'' Speake
LANCASTER - Services for William L. ``Billy'' Speake, 68, of Eastland Acres will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Speake died Friday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 20, 1929, in Garrard County and was the son of the late Robert L. and Lillie Mae Arnold Speake. He was an auto parts distributor, retired farmer, member of Lancaster Baptist Church, and Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Clark Speake of Lancaster; a daughter, Dawn Simpson of Lancaster; two sons, Bobby T. Speake of Lexington and Rex Speake of Lancaster; a sister, Louise Rogers of Lancaster; two brothers, Harold Thomas Speake of Paint Lick and Ralph Speake of Lexington; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Speake, Kenny Speakes, Rusty Speakes, Jim Baird, Ronnie Broadus and Mickey Arnold.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries Jan. 26, 1998

Billy Laws
PERRYVILLE - William Allen Laws, 65, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, formerly of Danville and Perryville, died Saturday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born June 6, 1932, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late William L. and Cora Harmon Laws. He was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors include an aunt, Fayette Overholt of Dansbury, Conn.; and several cousins.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Revs. Bill Hall and Mark Payton. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home.

Clayton Lister
HARRODSBURG - Clayton Lister, 69, of Boone Street, died Sunday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born May 11, 1928, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Jim and Edith Plummer Lister. He was a former maintenance worker at Haggin Hospital. He was an Army veteran, a member of Perryville Church of God and was the widower of Lula Preston Lister.
Survivors include two sons, Gerald C. Lister of Harrodsburg and Dennis L. Lister of Burgin; three daughters, Edith F. Warner, Leshia Baker and Sandy Whitis, all of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Gilbert Lister of Mercer County, and Clifford Lister of Washington County; and 16 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marsha Baker.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Edward Turpin. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeffrey and Bruce Baker, Travis Robinson, Jason Smith and Joey and Jimmy Turpin.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Vernice R. Million
HARRODSBURG - Vernice Ross Million, 69, of Mockingbird Hill, died Saturday at home.
Born May 18, 1928, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late William and Stella Phillips Ross and the widow of James Robert Million. She was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church where she was former secretary for the Adult I Sunday School Department; a member of Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs and Women's Club of Harrodsburg where she was a former treasurer. She was an honorary member of Telephone Pioneers of America, served on Haggin Hospital's Auxiliary and was volunteer worker in the hospital gift shop. She was a member of Bright Leaf Ladies Golf Group.
Survivors include two daughters, Dianne M. Hosey of Midway and Susan M. Brown of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Ralph Ross of Lawrenceburg and Lynn Ross of Taylorsville; three sisters, Sarah R. Black and Shirley Ross, both of Harrodsburg, and Thelma R. Hobbs of Lexington; five grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Harrodsburg Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 3-5 and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at McClellan Funeral Home and after noon Wednesday at Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Memorials may go to the church Family Life Center Fund or Harrodsburg High School Athletic fund c/o Alvis Johnson.

Dorothy S. Richards
MORELAND - Dorothy Lee Snow Richards, 88, of Hustonville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 7, 1909, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late R.D. and Lizzie Sharp Snow. She was homemaker, the widow of Willie Richards and a member of Ellisburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sons, Vernon Richards, Harold Richards and Tony Richards, all of Hustonville, and Larry Richards of Harrodsburg; three daughters, Lucy Richards of Hustonville, Ina Clark of Drakesboro and Audrey Carman of Kings Mountain; two sisters, Myrtle Richards and Edith Sapp, both of Hustonville; a brother, Edward Snow of Hustonville; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth and Horace Richards; and two daughters, Kathryn Shewmaker and Millie Richards.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Vola Brown and John Cato. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Derek, Steve, Danny, Tony, Charlie and Chad Richards, Marty and Doug Clark. Honorary pallbearers are Darrell and Charles Burchett.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Louis C. VanHook
STANFORD - Louis C. VanHook, 88, of McKinney Court died Saturday at home.
Born Dec. 30, 1909, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Oscar and Esther Price VanHook. He was retired after working 30 years with Local No. 452 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union in Lexington. He belonged to Stanford Baptist Church, Lincoln Lodge No. 60, F&AM, and was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife Ophelia Spires VanHook; a son, Bob VanHook of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters, Sharon Kayes of Atlanta and Pat Hardin of Lexington; four brothers, Russell VanHook of Beech Grove, Ind., Ralph VanHook of Scottsville and Sam and J.C. VanHook, both of Lexington; two sisters, Ann Nichols of Danville and Nell Sprinkles of Orlando, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Boschen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ryan VanHook, Kevin Kayes, Ronnie Lawrence, Otis Cave, Jerry and Larry Mullins. Honorary pallbearers will be ushers of Stanford Baptist Church.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. Masonic services will be 8 p.m. today by Lincoln Lodge No. 60, F&AM.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville or American Cancer Society.

Thomas Marsh
Graveside services for Thomas Marsh, 74, of Herrington Woods, will be held at a later date in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born Feb. 15, 1923, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was a son of the late George and Mary Hadden Marsh. He was owner of Marsh Realty in Harrodsburg; a Navy veteran of World War II having been a lieutenant junior grade fighter pilot with the Klondike Squadron. He was a former scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 212 in Burgin; and was an original acolyte of Redeemer Episcopal Church in Cincinnati.
Survivors include his wife, Helen ``Owsley'' Bryant Marsh; two daughters, Amy H. Marsh of Glenwood Springs, Colo., and Elizabeth M. Roberts of Port Antonio, Jamaica; a stepson, James P. McFadden of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Carolyn Shaw of Mahomet, Ill., and Marydale Mahar of Sikesville, Md.; and a grandchild.

Wilbur Gaines
LANCASTER - Services for Wilbur Gaines, 96, of Pine Hill Drive, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Simmons and Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John and Joe Ball, Ron Sutton, Wayne Smiley, Bobby Ross and Sam Bourne.
He died Friday at Christian Health Center in Lexington.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries Jan. 27, 1998

Williard P. Benningfield
LEBANON - Williard Phillip Benningfield, 72, of Lebanon, died Saturday in Louisville.
Born in Marion County, he was a son of the late George and Lena Colvin Benningfield. He was a retired merchant and a member of Manna Harvest Tabernacle in Gravel Switch.
Survivors include his wife, Mary C. Benningfield; a son, Dale K. Benningfield of Lebanon; two daughters, Phyllis A. Benningfield of Lebanon and Tammy Bradshaw of Danville.
Services were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Campbell DeWitt Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Jerry Lanham and Hamp Wooten. Burial is in Benningfield Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Hobert Cortwright, Jimmy Grundy, Lloyd Bugg, Jimmy and Darrel G. Taylor and Billy Abell.

Harold W. Hatter
FOREST PARK, Ohio - Harold Wilson Hatter, 80, of Forest Park, died Jan. 8 in Cincinnati.
He was the widower of Sue Wesley Hatter.
Survivors include a daughter, Sue H. Tingler of Lancaster, Ohio; and two sons, Russell Hatter (formerly of Danville) and Mark Hatter, both of Frankfort; 10 grandchildren; and seven grandchildren.
Services were at Forest Dale Church of Christ with burial in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Blue Ash, Ohio.
Vorhis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Felix A. Pages
LEXINGTON - Dr. Felix Arturo Pages, 80, of Lexington, died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital.
Born July 31, 1917, in Havana, Cuba, he was a son of the late Dr. Felix F. and Dulce M. Alvarez Escobar de Pages. He was a retired medical doctor having practiced in Danville 1964-74. He was chief of staff at Kentucky State Hospital, and was with Comprehensive Care Center before going into private practice.
Survivors include his wife; Julia Fernandez Pages; a daughter, Maria P. Gnas of Lexington; two sons, Felix M. Pages of Miami, Fla., and Jorge E. Pages of Pasadena, Calif.; and three grandchildren.
Services will be held in Miami.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association.
Information courtesy of Milward Funeral Directors of Lexington.

Billy Laws
PERRYVILLE - Services for William Allen Laws, 65, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, formerly of Danville and Perryville, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Revs. Bill Hall and Mark Payton. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
He died Saturday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Pallbearers are Bob Martin, Jimmy Cocanougher, Marion F. White, Marvin Harberson, Clayton Martin and Mike Wilder.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Danville City Fire Department.
Wilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Athenia Brown
LIBERTY - Services for Athenia Hafley Brown, 84, of Liberty, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. James Lynn. Burial will be in Brush Creek Cemetery.
She died Monday at home.
Born May 23, 1913, in Casey County, she was a daughter of George W. and Bertha Conder Hafley. She was a homemaker and member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of Walter S. Brown.
Survivors include a son, George H. Brown of Liberty; two daughters, Wanda Darlene Peyton of Hustonville and Hazel Jean Glover of Edinburg, Ind.; two sisters, Martha Beatty of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Bessie Moore of Liberty; 21 grandchildren; and 29-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home.

Bessie B. Fisher
HARRODSBURG - Services for Bessie B. Fisher, 92, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. George Fisher Jr. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
She died Sunday in Harrodsburg.
Born Dec. 8, 1905, she was a daughter of the late George and Lina Coffey Bryant. She was a retired cook at Beaumont Inn, a member of First Baptist Church where she was a member of Christian Culture and Kitchen Club. She was the widow of Franklin Fisher Sr.
Survivors include a son, George Fisher Sr. of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Christine Parks of Harrodsburg; two brothers, John Bryant of Louisville and Elijah Bryant of Akron, Ohio; three sisters, Georgia Chenault of Pontiac, Mich., Marie Hunn of Harrodsburg and Katie Augustus of Sandusky, Ohio; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Charles Parks Jr., James Parks, Paul Parks, Jay Parks, Justin Parks and George Fisher.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clayton Lister
HARRODSBURG - Services for Clayton Lister, 69, of Boone Street, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Edward Turpin. Burial is in Parksville Cemetery.
He died Sunday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Pallbearers are Jeffrey Baker, Travis Robinson, Jason Smith, Joey and Jimmy Turpin and Ronnie Sims.
Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Vernice R. Million
HARRODSBURG - Services for Vernice Ross Million, 69, of Mockingbird Hill, will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Harrodsburg Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Saturday at home.
Pallbearers will be Alan and Chase M. Brown, Ross, Josh, Seth and Bob Cairns and Richard Hosey.
Visitation is 3-5 and 6-9 p.m. today at McClellan Funeral Home and after noon Wednesday at Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Memorials may go to the church Family Life Center Fund or Harrodsburg High School Athletic fund c/o Alvis Johnson.

Chester B. Rayborn
WAYNESBURG - Services for Chester B. Rayborn, 72, of Kings Mountain, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Miracle Temple Church by Keith Williams. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Sunday at home.
Born Sept. 8, 1924, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Jasper and Ruthie Durham Rayborn. He was a retired Southern Railway employee and farmer, and a member of Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Bell Leach Rayborn; four sons, Herbert M. Rayborn of Stanford, Leonard L. Rayborn of Kings Mountain, Randy R. Rayborn of Broughtontown and Douglas M. Rayborn of Waynesburg; five daughters, Margie Ellison, Sandy K. Witt, Marilyn S. Rayborn and Jamie N. Rayborn, all of Kings Mountain, and Marlene McDonald of Somerset; two brothers, Harold and Reed Rayborn of Middleburg; a sister, Eva Rayborn of Indiana; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Leca G. Rayborn.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at the church.
Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William C. Reece
STANFORD - Services for William C. ``Bill'' Reece, 72, of Greenbriar Road, Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Waynesburg, by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital extended care unit.
Born Oct. 10, 1925, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Hassell and Della Falconbury Reece. He was a retired union electrician, a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church, Waynesburg Masonic Lodge 328, F&AM and was a Shriner. He was a World War II Army veteran.
Survivors include three sisters, Christine Young, Elwanda Gourley and Ivodean Caudill, all of Waynesburg.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Andrew Tankersley
LANCASTER - Services for Andrew Tankersley, 83, of Brock Road, Paint Lick, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. John Todd. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 10.
He died Sunday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Nov. 5, 1914, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Andrew and Emma Lear Tankersley. He was a retired farmer, a World War II Army veteran, and a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Addie M. Adams of Stanford; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Tom and Andrew Blomer, Kevin McQueary, Bill Hurte, Wayne Art and Michael Noe.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.


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