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Obituaries Feb. 15, 1998

Ray Daugherty
PERRYVILLE - Ray Daugherty, 81, of East Main Street, Lebanon, died Friday at Hardin County Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
Born Jan. 26, 1917, in Boyle County, he was the son of the Alfred and Essie Mae Coyle Daugherty. He was a farmer and had retired from Corning Glass in Danville after 25 years. He was a member of Sycamore Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Susie Riley Simpson Daugherty; two sons, John Darrell Daugherty and Maurice Ray Daugherty, both of Gravel Switch; two sisters, Alma Cooley of Gravel Switch and Exie Russell of Weldon, Ill.; two brothers, Sam Daugherty of Forkland and Alton Daugherty of gravel Switch; a stepson, Richard Simpson of gravel Switch; a stepdaughter, Sandra Cook of Lebanon; a grandson and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Wilder Funeral Home by Larry Barker assisted by Heath Stone. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to the American Diabetes Association, Ky. Affiliate Inc., 745 W. Main St., Suite 150, Louisville, Ky. 40202.

Mary H. Flint
Mary Hylwa Flint, 89, of Chestnut Grove Ridge Road, Parksville, died Saturday at her home.
Born July 22, 1908, in Jersey City, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Anthonia Hylwa. She was a retired licensed practical nurse and the widow of Gale Flint.
Survivors include a sister, Helen Sokol of Ansonia, Conn.; and a niece, Hope Hack of Parksville.
Services will be today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Winchendon, Mass..

Beverly Lewallen Gall
Beverly K. Lewallen Gall, 49, a native of Danville, died of cancer Thursday in Southberry, Conn.
Born June 12, 1948, she was the daughter of Lois Jean Gover Mudd of Louisville and the late D.C. Lewallen.
Survivors include three daughters, Beth R. Culhane and Brooke and Beth Rosenberg, all of Southberry; a sister, Dawn L. Melillo, Louisville; grandparents, Edith and Charles Kidd, Danville; and several aunts and uncles of Danville.
A memorial service was planned at the Gall home.

Johnny Pigg Sr.
Johnny Pigg Sr., 83, of Hustonville Street, Stanford, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born Feb. 28, 1914, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late John and Susie Madison Pigg.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvania Pigg; and two sons, Johnny Pigg Jr. and Thomas Cecil Pigg, both of Stanford.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church by the Rev. Bob Brown. Burial will be in Hubble Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Charlie Logan, George Reid, William Jones, Marion Williams, Charles Harvey and James Alcorn.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Noe, Walker Noe, Wendell Morris, Lowell Atwood, Chuck Kiser, Arthur Dunn Jr. and T. Goodloe.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

William R. Southerland
PERRYVILLE - William Ray Southerland, 67, of West Fifth Street, Perryville, died Friday at his home.
Born May 12, 1930, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Bessie Taylor Southerland. He was a retired road construction worker.
Survivors include his wife, Theresa Pendygraft Southerland of Perryville; a son, William Allen Southerland of Perryville; two sisters, Margaret Maddox and Eva Jenkins, both of Stanford; and a brother, Kenneth Southerland of Hamilton, Ohio.
Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home.

Ethel A. Becker
NICHOLASVILLE - Ethel Anderson Becker, 81, formerly of Danville, died Friday at Glasgow State ICF.
Born July 23, 1916, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily Dawson Anderson. She was the widow of Lester Becker.
Survivors include a sister, Nellie Lawson of Nicholasville; a brother, Robert Dawson of Danville; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hager and Cundiff Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Harrison. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation is after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

James W. Durham
STANFORD - James Walter Durham, 72, of Danville Road, founder of Durham's Dish Barn, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born July 12, 1925, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Walter and Ada Mae Hammond Durham.
He founded the Dish Barn on Stanford Road in 1960. He was a graduate of Danville High School and a member Willow Grove Baptist Church. His wife, Nellie Smith Durham, survives.
Additional survivors include a son, Jim Durham of Stanford; a daughter, Judy Disney of Louisville; a brother, Robert Durham of Erlanger; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by Dale Denton and Gary Story. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeff, Jason and Howard Disney, Leslie Brown, Chris Horn, Gary Story and Ernest Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be the Claude Phillips Sunday School Class and all men of Willow Grove Baptist Church.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice in Danville and Willow Grove Baptist Church building fund.

Claude B. Merriman
HARRODSBURG - Claude B. Merriman, 89, a resident of James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital extended care unit, formerly of Oakland Lane, died Thursday.
Born April 6, 1908, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late William Hartford ``Billy'' and Julia Watts Merriman. He was a retired ward attendant at Kentucky State Hospital, member of Berea Christian Church, and widower of Dea Stevens Merriman.
Survivors include three sons, Everett J. Merriman of Texas and Charles and Arnold Merriman, both of Mercer County; three daughters, Mary Elizabeth Doyle and Helen Frances Ryan, both of Harrodsburg, and Edith Peal Drury of Nicholasville; two stepsons, Steve and John Carter; three stepdaughters, Colleen Stevens, Pat Dawson and Jane Ann Bishop; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren, step great-grandchildren and step great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Berea Christian Church by the Revs. Garry Allen and John Westerfield. Burial will be in Berea Christian Church Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is at noon today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. at the church.

Oris C. Peavley
MIDDLEBURG - Oris C. Peavley, 60, of Hustonville died Thursday at his home.
Born July 17, 1937, in Windsor, he was the son of the late Mike and Rena Wilson Peavley. He was a farmer and a Baptist.
Survivors include four brothers, Noah, Eugene, Paul and James Peavley, all of Hustonville; and a sister, Bedie Derry of Highland.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Cochran. Visitation is after 8 a.m. today.

Harold G. Richards
MORELAND - Harold Glen Richards, 57, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born Jan. 11, 1941, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Willie and Dorothy Snow Richards. He was a veteran of the Korean War and retired after 30 years with General Motors in Indianapolis.
Survivors include three brothers, Vernon and Tony Richards, both of Hustonville, and Larry Richards of Harrodsburg; and three sisters, Ruby Richards of Hustonville, Ina Clark of Drakesboro, and Audrey Carman of Kings Mountain.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. John Cato. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. today until time for the funeral.

Daniel G. Shelley
MIDDLEBURG - Daniel Glen Shelley, 66, of Yosemite died Friday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Born July 21, 1931, in Jellico Creek, he was the son of Edith Lester Shelley of Williamsburg and the late Francis Marion Shelley. He was a retired employee of Tecumseh Products and a farmer. He was a member of Mount Olive Christian Church, an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of Middleburg Masonic Lodge 594 F&AM.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Elliott Shelley; two daughters, Deborah Ann Carman of Yosemite and Pamela Patterson of Middleburg; a son, Rickey Shelley of Waynesburg; two sisters, Ruth Stark and Anna Bowlin, both of Williamsburg; seven brothers, Linville Shelley of Blue Ash, Ohio, Gorman Shelley of Eubank, Clifford, Herbert, Lester and Robert Shelley, all of Williamsburg, and Arnold Shelley of Independence; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Olive Christian Church by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home with Masonic services at 7:30 p.m. Visitation also will be after 8 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials may go to Mount Olive Christian Church building fund, 1974 N. Ky. 837, Yosemite, Ky. 42566.

Roy Turpin
LIBERTY - Roy Turpin, 81, of Liberty died Saturday at his residence.
Born Dec. 11, 1916, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Clarence and Sally Turpin. He was a a retired pharmacist and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Hoskins Turpin; two stepsons, William Alan Land of Louisville and Michael E. Land of Lexington; and a brother, Eugene Turpin of Dallas, Texas.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at First Christian Church by the Rev. Homer Hecht. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Steve and Donnie Sweeney, Brad Wesley, Johnny Dando, J.O. Wilkerson and David Cundiff.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. George Sweeney, Dr. G.J. Sweeney, Paul Wesley, Don Richardson, Jeanette Terry and Joann Patton.
Memorials may go to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or First Christian Church.

Ina M. Wesley
LIBERTY - Ina Mae Wesley, 59, of Bowman Trail, Liberty, died Saturday at her home after a long illness.
Born Oct. 24, 1938, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Mable Beal McFarland.
She was a retired secretary and a member of New Testament Baptist Church.
Survivors include her hsuband, James Wesley; two sons, James Michael Wesley of Liberty and David Lee Wesley of Cincinnati; a daughter, Teresa Ann Laubach of Perkasie, Pa.; four sisters, Juanita Porter of Mount Washington, Jean Fletcher of Liberty, and Diana Fassnacht and Patricia Taylor, both of Cincinnati; a brother, Bobby Lee McFarland of Yosemite; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Frank Stewart. Burial will be Peavey Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Joseph Dunston
Services for Joseph Dunston of Washington, D.C., will be at noon Tuesday at Renaissance Baptist Church in Washington. He died Feb. 10 in Washington. He was the husband of Maria Williams Dunston, formerly of Danville.
Pope Funeral Home, 2617 Pennsylvania Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C., is in charge of arrangements. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home, Danville, furnished the information.

Louellyn R. Baker
STANFORD - Services for Louellyn Rankin Baker, 73, of Portman Avenue will be 1 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Ivan Shelburne. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital extended care unit.
Pallbearers will be Jonathan R. Baker, David Wesley Rankin Sr., David Wesley Rankin Jr., James Thomas Rankin, Terry C. Powers, Cabell D. Francis III, Marvin Marshbanks and Robert W. Folger.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries Feb. 16, 1998

Minor Teague
STANFORD - Minor Teague, 87, of Redwood Drive, died Sunday at home.
Born Aug. 25, 1910, in Cook County, Tenn., he was a son of the late Dant and Elizabeth Hyslope Teague. He was a former director and secretary of Lincoln County Federal Savings and Loan Association and Lincoln County Farm Bureau Treasurer for many years. He taught in the Lincoln County School system for many years and was a member of McKinney Masonic Lodge 328 and Stanford Baptist Church where he was former treasurer.
Survivors include his wife, Glenna B. Teague; a son, Joe Teague of Frankfort; and a grandson.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stanford Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Boschen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice or Salvation Army.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Stephanie L. Burton
COLUMBIA - Stephanie L. Burton, 11, of Columbia, died Sunday at Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, after an illness.
Survivors include her parents, Noel and Shelia Stephens Burton; maternal grandfather and step grandmother, Quenton and Jeanie Stephens of Junction City; maternal grandmother and step grandfather, Brenda and Robert Walker of Jamestown; great-grandmother, Farilee Stephens of Jamestown; paternal grandparents, Andrew and Judy Willis Burton of Columbia; great-grandparents, James H. and Jewell Harmon Burton, and Cora Willis, all of Columbia.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home by the Rev. Homer Stephens. Burial will be in Bearwallow Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Leff B. Caudill
LIBERTY - Leff B. Caudill, 94, of Shelbyville, died Saturday at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville.
Born April 18, 1903, in Clay County, he was a son of the late Richard A. and Frances Freedona Caudill. He was a truck driver and a member of Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include a brother, Richard Caudill of Liberty; a sister, Elevna Mader of Louisville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Kenny Blevins. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is after 2 p.m. today.

Cloie T. Harris
STANFORD - Cloie Taylor Harris, 91, of Shea Villa Court, died Sunday at home.
Born Oct. 1, 1906, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Henry T. and Sarah J. Price Taylor. She was a homemaker, a member of Gilberts Creek Baptist Church and the widow of Nelson Harris.
Survivors include three sons, Cooper Harris, Harold Harris and Lois Harris, all of Stanford; three daughters, Carol F. Coleman, Oveda Broughton and Bessie Henry, all of Stanford; a sister, Floie Hamilton of Danville; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Albert Gisler and Morris Trayner. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Shane, Jimmy, Scottie, Brian and Wendell Harris, Bobby Taylor, Robby Henry and Tim Broughton.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until time of service Tuesday.

Delbert A. Hatter
MIDDLEBURG - Delbert A. Hatter, 90, of Yosemite, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 25, 1907, in Humphrey, he was a son of the late Jess and Dora Morgan Hatter. He was a retired teacher, a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, and was a Navy veteran of Work War II.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Durham Hatter; two daughters, June Ross of Cincinnati and Carolyn Hatter of Yosemite; two sons, Shannon Hatter of Waynesburg and Larry Hatter of Yosemite; two sisters, Jasmine Geis of Cincinnati, and Effie Stafford of Yosemite; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Olive Christian Church by the Revs. Greg Powell and Gale Durham. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home and after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Mary H. Flint
Graveside services for Mary Hylwa Flint, 89, of Chestnut Grove Road, Parksville, will be Wednesday at Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon, Mass.
Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at Hylwa-Wakelee Funeral Home in Ansonia, Conn.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ray Daugherty
PERRYVILLE - Services for Ray Daugherty, 81, of East Main Street, Lebanon, were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home by Larry Barker and Heath Stone. Burial is in Elder Cemetery.
He died Friday at Hardin County Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
He was a son of the late Alfred and Effie Mae Coyle Daugherty. (This was incorrect in Sunday's paper.)
Pallbearers are Harlan Gorley, Donnie Coyle, Frank Wilcher, Frank Gorley, Sammy Daugherty and Jimmy Gorley.
Memorials may go to the American Diabetes Association, Ky. Affiliate Inc., 745 W. Main St., Suite 150, Louisville, Ky. 40202.

William R. Southerland
PERRYVILLE - Services for William Ray Southerland, 67, of West Fifth Street, will be 2:30 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. John Phillips. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
He died Friday at his home.
Pallbearers will be Bucky Pendygraft, Roby Thompson, Jerry Milburn, Willy Billings, Greg Whitis and Scott West.

Obituaries Feb. 17, 1998

Cora G. Thomas
STANFORD - Cora Foley Garland Thomas, 97, of Lexington, formerly of Stanford, died Monday at Christian Healthcare Center, Lexington.
Born January 8, 1901, in Casey County, she was a daughter of James and Vinnie Martin Foley. She was a homemaker and a member of Eastland Church of God. She was the widow of Walter Garland and James Thomas.
Survivors include two daughters, Dartha Woodard and Elsie O'Neill, both of Lexington; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Rosa Riley and Mary Ingram.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Kenneth Mills. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Halls Gap.
Visitation is 9-11 a.m. Wednesday.

Peggy J. Lynn
LIBERTY - Peggy Joe Lynn, 39, of Liberty, died Sunday at home of natural causes.
Born Aug. 22, 1958, in Carlinsville, Ill., she was a daughter of Bessie Johnson Lynn of Liberty and the late Charles K. Lynn. She was a former cashier.
Other survivors include five sisters, Deloris J. Trout of Carmel, Ill., Donna G. Perry of Erlanger, Nancy A. Burton of Columbia, Grethel E. Haney of Mt. Orab, Ohio, and Judy M. Brown of Bargersville, Ind.; four brothers, Charles K. Lynn of Liberty, William R. Lynn of Fabush, Robert S. Lynn of Hustonville and John A. Lynn of Dunnville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bartle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Mary Balasa
Services for Mary Elizabeth Daniel Balasa, 89, of Old Shakertown Road, will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church by the Revs. Norman Hagley and Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Charleston Health Care Center.
Born May 20, 1913, in Flat Gap, she was a daughter of the late John and Rebecca Caudill Daniel. She was a teacher at Kentucky School for the Deaf for over 34 years, the first female member of the KSD Advisory Board, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a graduate of KSD; and had received KSD's Senior Citizen of the Year, and Outstanding teacher awards. She was a board member of the Kentucky Home Fund For Aged and Infirm Deaf, and Ladies Aid Club at KSD. She was a member of Kentucky Association of the Deaf and KSD Alumni Association, lifetime member of Danville Division 125 National Fraternal Society of the Deaf, and a member of Carrie McClure Bridge Club. She was the widow of Joe Balasa Sr.
Survivors include a son, Joe Balasa Jr. of Villa Hills; two daughters, Tillie Sowders of Danville and Janet Jehn of Covington; 18 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Hester, Harvey Corson, Billy Gulley, David Randall, Joe Buschman, Bennie Engle, Archie Harris and Arnold Abercrombie.
Honorary pallbearers are Bill and Delcie Frederick, David Cress, Virginia Ward, and members of Carrie McClure Bridge Club.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to KSD Foundation or Galilean Home.

Stella Carr
HARRODSBURG - Services for Stella Carr, 54, of North Main Street, widow of Buford Carr, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Girard. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital of natural causes.
Born May 5, 1943, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Thelma Wyatt Gourley of Harrodsburg and the late William C. Russell. She was an employee of Arby's and a homemaker.
Other survivors include two sons, Stuart Carr and Shane Carr, both of Harrodsburg; three brothers, Jerry Phillips and Phillip Russell, both of Danville, and Tony Russell of Harrodsburg; and a sister, Lora Crowe of Hustonville.
Pallbearers will be Billy Stringer, Randy, Eugene and Gerald Crowe, and Jerry and Tony Russell.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may go to American Diabetes Association, 721 West Main St., Suite 102, Louisville, 40202.

Laura H. Prewitt
HARRODSBURG - Services for Laura H. Prewitt, 87, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McClellan Funeral Home by the Rev. James Harley. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care Unit after a long illness.
Born Oct. 12, 1910, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Robert S. and Nancy Bugg Prewitt. She was a retired employee of Corning Glass, and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church where she attended Glad Hand Sunday School Class.
Survivors include five nephews and a niece, including Harold ``Pete'' Prewitt of Danville.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may go to favorite charity.

Obituaries Feb. 18, 1998

Jesse Barnett
LIBERTY - Jesse Barnett, 90, of Hwy. 1547, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 9, 1907, in Adair County, he was a son of the late Charles O. and Mertie M. Humble Barnett. He was a retired farmer and a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Arieta J. Lemmons Barnett.
Survivors include two sons, Dean Barnett of Hamilton, Ohio, and Ronnie Barnett of Stamping Ground; three daughters, Patricia Guthrie of Tampa, Fla., Pamala Barnett of Norton, Va., and Judy Shepherd of Danville; three sisters, Elsie Meredith and Elizabeth Payne, both of Cincinnati, and Flossie Carey of Russell Springs; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. David Calhoun. Burial will be in Pellyton Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Ruby H. Napier
BEREA - Ruby Hopkins Napier, 75, of Cartersville, died Monday at Berea Hospital.
Born in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ewell and Ellen Saylor Hopkins. She was a homemaker and a retired general store merchant. She was a member of Harmon's Lick Baptist Church and the widow of John Napier.
Survivors include three sons, Wayne Napier of Berea; Gary D. Napier of Cartersville and Lonnie Napier of Lancaster; a daughter, Janice Fain of Cartersville; four sisters, Snobie Lear of Lincoln County, Blanche Saylor of Crab Orchard, Della Fritz of Montgomery County and Eunice Causey of Garrard County; two brothers, Johnny Hopkins and Elby Hopkins, both of Crab Orchard; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry and Dorse Napier.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at White Lick Baptist Church by the Revs. Edward Hubbard and Charles Bryant. Burial will be in Cartersville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mark and Barry Fain, Ronnie Holman, David, Jeff, Keith, and Daniel Napier and Dale Willis. Honorary pallbearers are Raymond Causey, Ed Turner, Elmer Wilmot, Darell Lear, Lester and Shelby Hopkins, Rev. Nathaniel Fugate and U.S. Saylor.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Lakes Funeral Home.

Charles S. Owens
LEXINGTON - Charles S. Owens, 57, of Lancaster, formerly of Lexington, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born in Bell County, he was a son of the late William P. and Leeola Smith Owens. He was head of operations and a partner in Delta-Ja Advertising, Inc., was a former vice president of C&H Rauch Jewelers and previously the comptroller for Dawahare's. He was a member of Kiwanis International and Big Brothers. He was a past elder of Bethel Christian Church in Jessamine County and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah M. Owens; two sons, Mark L. Owens of Nicholasville and Aaron S. Owens of Lancaster; and a sister, Dorcas Mullins of Fairfield, Ohio.
Services were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.

Martha S. Carter
Services for Martha Stevens Carter, 72, of Grabruck Drive, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. John Wesley and Howard Surface. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 7, 1925, in Middlesboro, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Victoria Gibson Stevens. She was a homemaker, a member of First Christian Church, Bowling Green, and PEO Sisterhood Chapter D. She served on the state Advisory Council on Libraries, was past president of the Kentucky Dental Auxiliary and was a member of Pierian Club and Chautauqua Circle.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Charles D. Carter; two daughters, Leslie C. Thomas of Louisville and Lynn C. Dowdy of Lexington; a son, Robert T. Carter of Louisville; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David Dowdy, Carroll Brooks, Frank Metzmeir, Leon Thomas, Ray Buckberry, Steven Gooch and Jeff Adams.
Honorary pallbearer is Harry Peart.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to PEO Continuing Education Fund or Foundation for the Historic McCormack Meeting House, 320 Meadow Lane, Frankfort, 40601.

Freeman B. Smock
Services for Freeman B. Smock, 76, of Carrigan Drive, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Michael Cox. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Vencor Health Care, Louisville.
Born June 14, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Edward C. and Mary D. Mullineaux Smock. He had been employed as a boilerman for Ephraim McDowell Memorial Hospital, a trackman for Pennsylvania Railroad, a nursing assistant at Kentucky State Hospital, and most recently a boilerman for Kentucky School for the Deaf. He was a member of First Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Hardy Smock; a daughter, Janice Smock of Chicago, Ill.; four brothers, O.E. ``Red'' Smock, Lowell T. Smock and Bobby Smock, all of Danville and James D. Smock of Orlando, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mickey Hawn, Kent and Doug Townsend, Kevin, Kerry and Tommy Smock, Darrell Gourley and Harrison Green.
Honorary pallbearers are Sammy, Eddie, and Ed Smock and Phelps Evans.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to First Church of God, Harrodsburg Road.

Joe C. Bishop
STANFORD - Services for Joe Carroll Bishop, 90, of Ky. 78, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born March 28, 1907, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Noah and Josephine Coffey Bishop. He was a farmer and mechanic and a member of Moreland Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth McCormack Bishop; a son, Robert S. Bishop of Stanford; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bryan Gover, Dexter Mullins, Kelly Stamper, Gene Von Linger, Bob Gooch, Donald Martin, Durand Jeffries and John Elliott.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Grover C. Releford
HARRODSBURG - Services for Grover C. Releford, 77, of Cornishville Road, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Paul Readnour and Johnnie Hockersmith. Burial will be in Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery with military rites.
He died Tuesday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born July 19, 1920, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Silas and Mary Robinson Releford. He was a Mercer County schoolbus driver for 19 years and was a farmer. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6935, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and Masonic Lodge 229 for 28 years. He had served in the Army during World War II as a corporal of the 841st Engineers Division in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign. He was a deacon at Cornishville Baptist Church were he served many years as boys youth leader, Sunday school teacher and trustee.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Shewmaker Releford; a daughter, Hope McMullin of Mercer County; a son, Lee H. Releford of Mercer County; a sister, Madge Cannada of Mercer County; three grandchildren; five step grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers are deacons and members of the Men's Sunday School Class of Cornishville Baptist Church.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and after 7 a.m. Thursday. Masonic rites will be observed at 8 p.m. Wednesday. 


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