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Obituaries Feb. 27, 1998

Delbert Lane
LIBERTY - Delbert Lane, 35, of Cincinnati, formerly of Casey County, died Wednesday in Cincinnati of natural causes.
Born April 24, 1962, in Casey County, he was a son of Shirley A. Hodge Lane of Cincinnati and the late Hubert Lane.
Other survivors include his wife, Jennifer Ferguson Lane; two sons, Donald Lane and Brent Lane, both of Elkhart, Ind.; a daughter, Brandi Rae Lane of New York; three brothers, Billy J. Lane of Elkhart, and Larry and Hubert Lane Jr., both of Cincinnati; two sisters, Loretta Lane and Denise Aleshire, both of Cincinnati.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Charlotte Martin
LIBERTY - Charlotte Martin, 88, of Liberty, died Thursday at Casey County Hospital.
Born Oct. 14, 1909, she was a homemaker, a member of Faith Baptist Church, Martin, Ky., and was the widow of Robert Martin.
Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Martin of Liberty; a sister, Cecil Johnson of Spokane, Wash.; 13 step grandchildren; and 27 step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Bruce Martin; burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4:30 p.m. today.

Mary H. Martin
CRAB ORCHARD - Mary F. Harness Martin, 69, of West Carrollton, Ohio, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday in West Carrollton.
She was the daughter of Adela Harness of West Carrollton and the widow of Leonard Martin Jr.
Survivors include a son, Steven L. Martin of Moraine, Ohio; two daughters, Pam Bennett of Crab Orchard and Gail Sprinkle of Miamisburg, Ohio; a sister, Patricia Hanna of Utah; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton, by the Rev. Mark Scoggins. Visitation is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
Information courtesy of McKnight-Martin Funeral Home.

Mary D. Thomas
LAWRENCEBURG - Mary Deborah ``Debbie'' Thomas, 37, of Salvisa, died Wednesday at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Born in Mayfield, she was a daughter of Julian B. and Maureen Thomas of Salvisa. She was an assistant manager for Casual Corner, Fayette Mall, Lexington and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
Survivors include a brother, Julian R. Thomas of Lawrenceburg; five sisters, Carol Burkeen of Murray, Doris Krieger of Mayfield, Jane Goatley and Janice Burgess, both of Salvisa and Marilyn Messner of Memphis, Tenn.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church by the Rev. Charles McDonald.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday at Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home.

Roscoe Ware
LIBERTY - Roscoe Ware, 88, of Liberty, died Wednesday in Liberty.
Born June 8, 1909, in Casey County, he was a son of the late McGarvey and Trua Godbey Ware. He was a retired farmer and a member of South Fork Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Blanche Tarter Ware; two sons, Cecil Ware of Liberty and Lucian Ware of Columbia; a daughter, Betty Tucker of Franklin, Ind.; a half sister, Reva Henson of Danville; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at South Fork Baptist Church by David Coffey and Richie Curtis with burial in South Fork Cemetery.

Shirley Crowe
PERRYVILLE - Shirley Lavonne Honaker Crowe, 54, of Cocanougher Lane, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mitchellsburg Church of God by the Revs. Larry Moore, Don Drake and Gary Story. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 8, 1943, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Melvin Honaker of Lexington and the late Vivian Montgomery Honaker. She was a former employee of Certified Brake Co. for 18 years and a member of Mitchellsburg Church of God.
Other survivors include her husband, Frankie Crowe; a daughter, Lana Carpenter of Gravel Switch; four sons, Danny, Mike, Tony and Tim Crowe, all of Perryville; five sisters, Connie Pigman and Joanne Robinson, both of Harrodsburg, Debbie Tevis of Garrard County, Wanda Moore of Henryville, Ind., and Clara Kelshaw of Seymour, Ind.; a brother, Melvin Honaker Jr. of New Albany, Ind.; and 12 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kevin and Barry Robinson, Eric Pigman, Junior Moore, J. Thomas Crow II and Larry Strevels Jr.
Honorary pallbearers are Carl Leffew, Garnett Gray, Clinton Harris, Pete Hernandez, Tommy Bottom and David Weldon.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday at Wilder Funeral Home and after noon Saturday at the church.
Memorials may go to Mitchellsburg Church of God or Heritage Hospice.

James W. Coffey
WAYNESBURG - Services for James W. Coffey, 71, of Waynesburg, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Miracle Temple Church. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Samaritan Hospital, Lexington.
Born Oct. 4, 1925, he was a son of the late William H. and Nancy L. Pollard Coffey and the widower of Betty B. Coffey.
Survivors include a son, James Edward Coffey of Waynesburg; a former wife, Faye Reed of Nicholasville; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Harrison Pike, Doug Rose, William Dunaway, Roger Maston, Billy Reed and Bruce Mastin.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the church.
Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert A. Hills
WAYNESBURG - Services for Robert A. ``Bob'' Hills, 51, of Louisville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Roger Gibson and Emory Caudill. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, Ellison Ridge.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louisville.
He died Thursday in Louisville.
Born Jan. 8, 1947, in Fort Hood, Texas, he was a son of Alan R. Hills of Louisville and the late Nita Young Hills. He was a salesman for Royal Crown Cola for 29 years and a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Late Great Chevy Club.
Other survivors include his wife, Virginia Hills; two brothers, Tom and Jerry Hills of Louisville; and two sisters, Carol Hales of Canton, Ohio, and Janie Smith of Atlanta, Ga.
Pallbearers will be Tim Davis, Larry Wilson, Mike Quinn, Tom Beck, Jerry Hills and Tom Hills.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.

James H. Holt
HARRODSBURG - James H. Holt, 72, of Hensley Heights, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Lawrence Molnar. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Jan 14, 1926, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Elmer and Maggie Grubbs Holt. He was a machine operator for Trane Co. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a Purple Heart recipient and was a life member of Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Dora E. Kirkpatrick Holt; two sons, Stuart and Elmer Holt, both of Harrodsburg; five daughters, Sharon Bowman, Betty Mize, both of Harrodsburg, Shirley Nelson of Corbin, Ann Mantia of Dayton, Ohio, and Ida Yocum of Burgin; a brother, Elmer Holt Jr. of Bowling Green; a sister, Louise Wilson of Knoxville; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Marshall Griggs, Chris Johnson, Travis Mize, Gerald, Graham and Jimmy Holt, Tony Yocum and Jerry Stratton. Honorary pallbearers are Louis Benge, Glen Nelson, Clayton Mize and Bruce Bowman.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society or American Heart Fund.

William Smith
HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for William Smith, 68, of Louisville, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. David Hartman.
He died Thursday at Baptist East Hospital.
Born April 17, 1929, in Louisville, he was a son of the late William W. and Anna I. Reed Smith. He was a clerk for Standard Office Supply for many years, and a member of Edenside Christian Church and Eagles Club.
Survivors include his wife Hazel Bixler Kennedy Smith; two sons, Mike Smith of Middletown and Mark Smith of Gilbertsville; a daughter, Terri Lynn of St. Matthews; a brother, Ronald Smith of Louisville; and four grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries March 1, 1998

Rose E. Holman
BRODHEAD - Rose Evelyn Holman, 79, of Brodhead died Saturday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
Born March 23, 1918, she was a daughter of the late James and Josephine Wilson Baker. She was a homemaker and was a member of Brodhead Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Craig Holman; two daughters, Maxine Johnson of Nashville, Tenn., and Clara Faye Hawkins of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; two brothers, Ralph Clayton and Richard Baker, both of Crab Orchard; and three sisters, Ella Mae Edwards and Beulah Ball, both of Crab Orchard, and Sue Beth Gourley of Stanford.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals by the Revs. Mark Whicker and Dan Guttenson. Burial will in Piney Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mark, Steve and Jonathan Johnson; Kenny Ball; Michael Hawkins and Ralph Baker. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom and Johnny Holman, Johnny Wilcop, Paul Cox, Delbert Hawkins Sr. and Doug Barnett.
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today.

Mary K. Hume
HARRODSBURG - Mary Katherine Hume, 61, of Bellows Mill Road, died Friday at her residence after an illness.
Born Oct. 10, 1936, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of the late Leroy Jones and Bulah Shouse Grace. She was a homemaker and a member of Shawnee Run Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, James A. Hume; one son, Dr. J.R. Hume of Wiggins, Miss.; one daughter, Susan Burnett of Gahanna, Ohio; a brother, Jesse Jones of Shelbyville; and three sisters, Nell Phelps of Eminence, Marty Perry of Frankfort, and Anna Gaines of Shelbyville.
Services are 2 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Lester Pirey and Dr. J.R. Hume. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetary.
Pallbearers will be Robert Jones, Charles Catlett, John Jones, Jody Jones, Chris Jones, Phillip Grider, John Thomas Jones and Ronnie Hume.
Memorials are suggested to the Galilean Home or the Gideon Memorial Bible Fund.

Obituaries March 3, 1998

Smith G. Hundley
LEXINGTON - Smith Gilmore Hundley, 49, of Versailles, died Monday at Hospice Care Center.
Born July 14, 1948, in Danville, he was a son of the late Tevis E. and Wilberta Gilmore Hundley. He was a senior vice president and trust officer with Bank One in Lexington. He was a member of Trinity Hill United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Erin H. Singer, Blythe Hundley and Dori K. Hundley, all of Versailles; a sister, Margie Dievert of Danville; and maternal grandmother, Cora Gilmore of Perryville.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Hill United Methodist Church by the Revs. Ron Crandall and Don Dilday. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be William Sherman, John Reynolds, Reed Dievert, John Elder, Jim Eastburn and Nick Long.
Visitation is 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland.
Memorials may go to Lexington Emmaus Community, c/o Doug Butler, treasurer, 202 S. Walnut Street, Wilmore, 40390.

Zack Ison
HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for Zack Ison, 91, of Buster Pike, will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Burgin Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Mark Caldwell-Reiss.
He died Sunday at home.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may go to a favorite charity or Kentucky Children's Homes.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Edna Nichols
HARRODSBURG - Services for Edna Nichols, 95, of Wheat School Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Drew Sandridge. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Sunday at home.
Born Nov. 5, 1902, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Andy F. and Nannie E. Johnson Taylor. She was a homemaker, a member of Salvisa Methodist Church and the widow of Goebel Nichols.
Survivors include a daughter, Naomi Nichols of Salvisa; and a sister, Peggy McCoy of Salvisa.
Pallbearers will be Alvin Short, W.A. Poulter, Carl Short, Louis Sea, Glenn Brown and Aubrey Morris.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Obituaries March 4, 1998

Margaret M. Lester
Margaret May Lester, 84, of Lake Shore Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Chicago, Ill., formerly of Danville, died Friday in Chicago.
Born Feb. 3, 1914, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Marcus and Vera Taylor May. She was a retired licensed practical nurse at Northwestern University Hospital, Chicago. She was a graduate of Danville School of Nursing.
Survivors include two sons, Dr. Harold D. Lester of Louisville and Frank C. Lester of Bull Head City, Ariz.; a brother, Sam May of Lebanon; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Howard Willen. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials my go to American Heart Association.

Florence Frederick
LIBERTY - Florence Frederick, 98, of Cincinnati, formerly of Casey County, died Tuesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Nov. 15, 1899, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Sims Frederick.
Survivors include two nieces, Mae Adams of Danville and Dora Floyd of Kings Mountain; two nephews, Carlos Holt of Ruskin, Fla., and Claude Frederick of Cleves, Ohio.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Steve Willingham, William Staton and Clyde Morgan. Burial will be in Walls Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Roger Adams, Connie, Garland Frederick and Jimmy, Kenneth and Mike Adams.
Honorary pallbearers are the nursing staff at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Visitation is 5:30-8 p.m. today.

Eliza P. Harris
STANFORD - Services for Eliza Petrey Harris, 81, of Waynesburg, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 3, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Nancy Oaks Petrey. She was a homemaker and foster mother for several children, and the widow of Howard C. Harris.
Survivors include two sons, James R. Harris of Stanford and Donald Denny of Waynesburg; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jeff, Curtis and D.J. Denny, Jerry and Leon Petrey and Harold Denson.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Smith G. Hundley
LEXINGTON - Services for Smith Gilmore Hundley, 49, of Versailles, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Trinity Hill United Methodist Church by the Revs. Ron Crandall and Don Dilday with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
He was the husband of Claire Laukhuf Hundley. Her name was inadvertently omitted Tuesday.

Owen H. Richardson
LANCASTER - Services for Owen H. Richardson, 79, of Gaffney Road, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Casey County Memorial Gardens.
He died Tuesday at home after a long illness.
Born May 2, 1919, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Ben J. and Fannie Clements Richardson. He was a retired employee of Brown and Williamson Tobacco Co. and was a Methodist.
Survivors include his wife, Orine Brown Richardson; a daughter, Wilma Seals of Liberty; a brother, James E. Richardson of Lancaster; two sisters, Della M. Richardson of Danville and Rosie Wall of McKinney; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mitchell Taylor, Arthur Gaffney Jr., Robbie East, James Richardson Jr. and Denny and Ford Davis.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries March 5, 1998

Agnes M. Metzger
LOUISVILLE - Agnes Lucille McDermott Metzger, 81, died Tuesday at Masonic Home in Shelbyville.
Born Aug. 7, 1916, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Lucy Edwards McDermott. She was a retired meat clerk for Kroger and was a member of Mitchellsburg Baptist Church. She was the widow of Alvin McDermott.
Survivors include three nieces, Wanda Hafley of Danville, Joyce Vernon of Junction City and Pauline Wofford of Mitchellsburg; and three nephews, Jopat Preston of Mitchellsburg, Stuart McDermott Jr. and Kenneth Craig, both of Parksville.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, by the Rev. Laura Lemley. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Kosair Charities.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today.

Obituaries March 6, 1998

Emma B. Brackman
STANFORD - Emma B. Brown ``Tootie'' Brackman, 73, of Waynesburg, died Thursday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born August 26, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Jess and Anna Ernst Brown. She was a clinical lab technician for 35 years and a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Roy C. Brackman; a son, Robert C. Brackman of El Segundo, Calif.; a brother, Edward J. Brown of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters, Mary L. Manegold of Cincinnati and Millie M. Muchmore of Nicholasville; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Alan C. Brackman.
Services will be noon Monday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church by the Revs. Michael Weiglicki and Gary Story. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael Ernst, Barry Spoonamore, Billy Schuler, Dan Muchmore, Fred Manegold and Steve Brown.
Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon Monday at the church.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society, Heritage Hospice or Shriners Burn Institute, 3229 Bunnet Ave., Cincinnati, 45229.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

George T. Pleasants
STANFORD - George Tate Pleasants, son of George W. and Cathy Brumett Pleasants of Stanford, was stillborn Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Other survivors include paternal grandmother, Helen Pleasants of Stanford; and maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Brumett of Waynesburg.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Eddie Miller.

Agnes Taylor
LIBERTY - Agnes Taylor, 79, of Salem, Ind., died there Thursday.
Born Nov. 21, 1918, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late John and Katie Warren Norman. She was a homemaker, a member of Salem United Methodist Church and widow of Charles Witt and Adrian Taylor.
Survivors include three daughters, Jewel Cress and Kathern Mattingly, both of Salem; a sister, Nannie Davis of Liberty; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and five step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Darren Gillespie. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Saturday.

Euallie C. Wall
LIBERTY - Euallie C. Wall, 81, of Bethelridge, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 27, 1917, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Fannie Elliott Cravens. She was a retired employee of Liberty Sportswear and a member of Rich Hill Church of Christ. She was the widow of Cecil Elmore and Forest ``Sonny'' Wall.
Survivors include five sons, Edward F. Elmore and Carroll Wall, both of Bethelridge, Forest Wall Jr. of Liberty, Bobby G. Wall of Sharonville, Ohio, and Carlos Wall of Edinburg, Ind.; three daughters, Mae Buis of Bethelridge, and Ruby Buis and Cathie Snow, both of Liberty; two sisters, Mildred Epperson of Somerset and Mattie Godbey of Liberty; 25 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by Virgil T. Eubank. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Margaret M. Lester
Services for Margaret May Lester, 84, of Lake Shore Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Chicago, Ill., formerly of Danville, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Howard Willen. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Friday in Chicago.
Pallbearers will be Russell Bryant, Tom Bryant, Harv Lester, Bob Finch, James Morris and Ben McQuese.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association.

Obituaries March 9, 1998

Carrie D. Banks
CRAB ORCHARD - Carrie Dale Banks, 94, of Pine Meadow Health Care Center, Lexington, formerly of Crab Orchard, died today in Lexington.
Born July 29, 1903, in Breathitt County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Alice Cannon Dale. She was a homemaker, a member of Crab Orchard Church of God and the widow of Russell Banks Sr.
Survivors include a daughter, Gladys Dietrich of Lexington; 11 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, June B. and Frances Hendrickson; and two sons, Harold and Russell Banks Jr.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Carr. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Mary M. Edwards
LIBERTY - Mary Magdalene Edwards, 61, of Liberty, died Saturday at home.
Born Aug. 1, 1936, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Ed L. and Eva Atwood Edwards. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include four brothers, Glen, James, Osborn and Johnnie Edwards, all of Liberty; and two sisters, Maxine Scott of Liberty and Modine Ellis of Gravel Switch.
Services were held this morning at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Darren Gillespie with burial in Tapscott Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mark MacDougal, Robbie Ellis, Ronnie Edwards, Jeremy Allen, Roy Edwards and Jeremy Atwood.

Tom Hendren
HARRODSBURG - Tom Hendren, 86, of Adams Lane, died Saturday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Nov. 12, 1911, in Washington County, he was a son of the late Irvin and Addie F. Bruner Hendren. He was a retired farmer and member of Ebenezer Church of Christ where he was song leader and Sunday School teacher for 45 years. He was a Kentucky Colonel and affiliated with Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service and Farm Bureau for many years. He was an employee for the state Department of Agriculture.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys F. Kurtz Hendren; two sons, C. Dalton Hendren of Harrodsburg and Connie D. Hendren of Bardstown; three brothers, Reid Hendren of Mercer County, Ray Hendren of Mackville and Gene Hendren of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Mamie Baber and Kate Bailey, both of Harrodsburg; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Hendren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ebenezer Church of Christ by Orell Overman, Darrell Cone and Terry Morrison. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Bill, R.C. and Harold Hendren, Delmer Odell, Hughes Jones, Kenneth Hurst, Jewell Mobley and Jim Dunn. Honorary pallbearers are Winfield Gabbard, C.D. Ransdell Jr., Cecil King, James Mobley and Tommy Lane.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel and after noon Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may go to Antioch Christian Music Camp.

Vena C. Henzman
SOMERSET - Vena Colvin Henzman, 80, of North Maple Street, died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Born Feb. 17, 1918, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Mae Colvin. She was a retired licensed practical nurse at the Children's Clinic and a member of First United Methodist Church. She was the widow of James S. Routt, Robert A. Jones and Roy Henzman.
Survivors include two daughters, Billie Spengler of Hampton, Va., and Nancy Merrick of Somerset; a stepdaughter, Elaine Tucker of Somerset; two stepsons, Fred and Bill Jones, both of Somerset; a sister, June Harris of Lexington; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pulaski Funeral Home chapel by the Revs. Edward Coleman and Thomas Adams. Burial will be in Somerset Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

I.Z. Lay
LIBERTY - I.Z. Lay, 63, of Nicholasville, formerly of Liberty, died Saturday in Nicholasville.
Born Oct. 19, 1934, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Welby and Rhoda Austin Lay. He was an Air Force veteran.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Thomastown Cemetery, Dunnville, by the Rev. Clifford Dehart.
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Lora W. Snow
MORELAND - Lora Marie Wilson Snow, 72, of Moreland died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 4, 1926, in Russell County, she was a daughter of the late Alvis R. and Nora V. Gossier Wilson. She was a homemaker, a member of Church of God and the widow of William L. Snow.
Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Snow of Moreland and Gary Snow of Junction City; four daughters, Brenda Goode of Spencer County, Regina Sheene of Junction City, Linda Ledford of Crab Orchard and Wanda Pittman of Lincoln County; three sisters, Dorothy Hubble and Glenna Rice, both of Junction City, and Lucy Perkins of Stanford; three brothers, Essley Wilson of Junction City, Ralph Wilson of Stanford and Marvin Wilson of Science Hill.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Omer C. Wesley
LIBERTY - Omer Cortez Wesley, 85, of Louisville, formerly of Liberty, died Saturday at home.
Born Jan. 6, 1913, in Casey County, he was a son of the late George and Tina Jones Wesley. He was a retired farmer and employee of General Electric Co., Louisville. He was a member of Lynn Acres Baptist Church, Louisville.
Survivors include his wife, Doreen Martin Wesley; two daughters, Helen Grubbs of Danville and Marilyn Welsey of Louisville; a son, James A. Wesley of Glendale, Ariz.; a sister, Effie Ware of Lebanon, Ohio; a half brother, Otis Watson of Sheffield, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by John P. Cummins. Burial will be in Bethelridge Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.

Ruth S. Wilson
LIBERTY - Ruth Carol Sapp Wilson, 64, of Columbia, died Saturday at Westlake Cumberland Hospital.
Born June 20, 1933, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Clayton W. and Amanda Devore Sapp. She was a homemaker and a member of First Apostolic Church, Frankfort, and the widow of Elisha W. Wilson.
Survivors include five sons, Roy L. Wilson and Thomas P. Wilson, both of Columbia, Elisha W. Wilson Jr. and Floyd E. Wilson, both of Frankfort, and Carl L. Wilson of Knightstown, Ind.; four daughters, Lucille Hall of Liberty, Barbara Redmon of Frankfort, Anita Dodd of Shelbyville and Nancy Wilson of Jasper, Ala.; a sister, Francis Lynn of Frankfort; a brother, George Sapp of Frankfort; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Wilson.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jenny's Chapel United Methodist Church by Tony Clark and Daniel Wilson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Marty, Billy and Bradley Redmon, Lewis Dodd III, James Richardson, Henry T. and Henry E. Hall. Honorary pallbearers are Roy, Elisha, Thomas, Floyd and Carl Wilson, Shawn Redmon, Elizabeth Chansler and Melissa Pence.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home.

Ray Pittman
HARRODSBURG - Services for Ray Pittman, 86, of Mallard Cove, Burgin, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Harrodsburg Baptist Church by the Revs. Robert DeFoor and David Chesnut. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Friday at Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Fla.
Born Dec. 21, 1931, in Wilmington, N.C., he was a son of the late Hubert L. and Mamie Smith Pittman. He was a professional horse trainer and showman; a Coast Guard veteran and a member of Acworth Baptist Church, Acworth, Ga. He was a member of United Professional Horseman's Association, life member of American Horse Show Association, and member of American Saddlehorse Breeders Association. He was co-owner of Pittman Horse Stables in Danville, and a member of American Saddlebred Horse Association.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Parham Pittman; and a daughter, Beth Pittman Chappel of Perryville.
Pallbearers will be Bob Watkins, Cloyd Shelly, Jack Nevitt, Jim Henderson, Mark Greenwell, Don Satford, Redd Crabtree and Bob Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Sutton, Willie Bottoms, Johnny Lucas, Jeff Hurst, Ed Moore, Alan Argo, Bobbie Cantrell and David Mountjoy.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at McClellen Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may go to American Heart Transplant Association.

Helen Rich
LANCASTER - Services for Helen Rich, 80, formerly of Lancaster, were 10 a.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. William Hawkins. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Friday in Memphis, Tenn.
Born Jan 10, 1918, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Ely. She was a homemaker, a member of Lancaster Christian Church and the widow of Hobert Rich.
Survivors include two sons, Lyndail Rich of Memphis and Barry Rich of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Kendall, Jeff and Sam Rich and George and R.B. Anderson. 


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