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Obituaries April 9, 1998

Thelma Phillips
LIBERTY - Services for Thelma Phillips, 85, of Liberty, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Wayne Emerson and Dwight Coffman. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Casey County Hospital.
Born Nov. 24, 1912, in North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Wiley and Mae Mabe Delp. She was a homemaker, a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Addie Phillips.
Survivors include two sons, Glen and Ronnie J. Phillips, both of Liberty; two daughters, Leona King and Delois Richards, both of Liberty; a brother, Fred Delp of Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister, Faye Emerson of Liberty; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Luvina Phillips; and a son, Lilburn Phillips.
Pallbearers will be Glen Phillips Jr., Mitchell Phillips, Gary Cain, Thomas Cravens, Craig Murphy and Tony Luttrell.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Edith Robertson
STANFORD - Services for Edith Robertson, 85, of Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 7, 1912, in Harrison County, she was a daughter of the late Jim and Sarah Clifton Henry. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Nazarene Church. She was the widow of Roy Mitchell Robertson.
Survivors include three sons, William R. Robertson and Roy M. Robertson Jr., both of Waynesburg, and Glyn Robertson of Middleburg; a brother, Pollard L. Henry of Detroit, Mich.; 16 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. until time of service Friday.

Dorothy Ursprung
STANFORD - Services for Dorothy Ursprung, 75, of Scrubgrass Road, Gravel Switch, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Mike Wright and Gary Story. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 29, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late James H. and Mary Holmes Poynter. She was a homemaker and a member of North Rolling Fork Baptist Church. She was the widow of Albert J. Ursprung.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Ursprung of Gravel Switch and James Ursprung of Liberty; a daughter, Sharon Hinkle of Danville; two sisters, Peggy Elmore of Danville and Helen Propes of Louisville; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dewayne and Joshua Ursprung, Jason Hinkle, Gary Thompson, Cliff Schaeffer and Rusty Elmore.
Honorary pallbearers are Trevor Thompson, Jonah Ursprung, Lisa Compton, Dr. Finley Hendrickson and Dora Lane.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Friday. 

Obituaries April 10, 1998

Wade G. Lee
LANCASTER - Wade Gilbert Lee, 77, of Eagle Run, Stanford, died Thursday at home.
Born Feb. 18, 1921, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Wade and Judith James Naylor Lee. He was a retired employee of the Bluegrass Army Depot, a member of Lancaster Baptist Church and a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Laura Miracle Lee; two sons, Charles Lee of Danville and Carl W. Lee of Nashville; a daughter, Doris K. Crouch of Stanford; three stepdaughters, Christine Richardson of Lancaster, Marilin McCammon of Cincinnati, Ohio, and LeDonna Carter of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Herbert and Harold Lee, both of Cincinnati; five sisters, Frances Hansford of Houston, Texas, Jewell Bolt of Oklahoma, Hazel Singleton of Cincinnati, Ruth Watkins of Lancaster and Nellie B. Cummins of Lincoln County; six grandchildren; and several step grandchildren.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Willie C. Youngman
LIBERTY - Willie C. Youngman, 85, of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Casey County, died Tuesday in Birmingham.
Born Nov. 3, 1912, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Nathan and Patricia Butcher Coffey. She was a retired secretary for Fox Paper Company, Cincinnati, and the widow of Estil Sam Youngman. She was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Services were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.

Troy L. Coleman
WAYNESBURG - Services for Troy L. Coleman, 72, of Kings Mountain, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Mullins. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.
He died Thursday at his home.
Born March 20, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Eva Jane Eades Coleman of Stanford and the late Dewey Coleman. He was a retired construction and heavy equipment operator, a member of the Pentecostal church and an Army and Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Mae Padgett Coleman; three sons, Robert L. Coleman of Lexington, Roy L. Coleman of Stanford and Ronald D. Coleman of Frankfort; two stepsons, Howard K. Jones of Kings Mountain; two daughters, Dianna L. McKay and Rhonda J. Jones, both of Kings Mountain; two stepdaughters, Betty Jones and Polly Burton, both of Kings Mountain; three brothers, Herbert Coleman of Kings Mountain, George Coleman of Jackson, Miss., and Kenneth Coleman of Lexington; five sisters, Nora Hasty of Auburndale, Fla., Verna Carrier of Waynesburg, Mary Jones and Linda Kilby, both of Kings Mountain, and Pauline Davis of Stanford; 19 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Harvey M. Jones.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries April 14, 1998

Russell Wright
LIBERTY - Russell Wright, 56, of Lebanon Road, a local businessman, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington from injuries suffered Saturday in a mowing accident at his residence.
The accident occurred at 10:45 a.m. EDT Saturday at Wright's residence inside the limits of Liberty. He died as a result of an anoxic brain injury, according to a report issued by the Fayette County Coroner's office.
``Probably what happened, the grass was a little bit slick,'' said Deputy Sheriff Garnett Sweeney. ``He just slipped over into the ditch and the lawnmower fell on him.''
He was co-owner of Wright Implement Co., and attended Highway 49 Holiness Church.
Born July 11, 1941, in Casey County, he was a son of Lennie Sapp Wright of Liberty and the late John W. Wright.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Adams Wright; a son, Keith Wright of Liberty; a daughter, Karen Ellison of Liberty; a brother, Ronald Wright of Liberty; three sisters, Juanita Delp and Deborah Wesley, both of Liberty, and Verona Atwood of Mount Washington; four grandchildren; and a step granddaughter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Rose and Phillip Smallwood. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Johnnie Beard, Marvin Vaught, Doug and David Johnson, Jackie Emerson, Dennis Wilkerson and Junior Witt.
Memorials may go to Block Pentecostal Church or Highway 49 Holiness Church.

Robert L. Dixon
HAZARD - Robert L. Dixon, 79, of Sacramento, Calif., died Saturday at home.
He was born in Hazard.
Survivors include a son, Rodney L. Dixon of Sacramento, and Karen Dixon of Missouri; and locally, two sisters, Ruth Watson and Elizabeth Clark, both of Danville.
A graveside service will be held at Lewis Cemetery, Hyden, Ky.
Engle's Funeral Home, Hazard, is in charge of arrangements.
Information courtesy of Stith Funeral Home.

Alma D. Cooley
Funeral for Alma Mae Daugherty Cooley, 77, of Gravel Switch will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilder funeral Home by Heath Stone and Mike Wright. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 17, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Alfred E. and Effie Mae Coyle Daugherty. She was a member of Sycamore Church of Christ. She worked at Palm Beach Co. in Danville for 39 1/2 years.
Survivors include her husband, J.B. Cooley; a stepson, W.G. Cooley; two stepdaughters, Phyllis Cooley of Stanford and Glynda Williams of Perryville; a sister, Laura Exie of Weldon, Ill.; and two brothers, Sam and Alton Daugherty, both of Gravel Switch.
Pallbearers will be Samuel and Rex Daugherty, Floyd and Bobby Russell, and Marvin Cooley.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Caretenders.

Obituaries April 15, 1998

Isaac M. Dunn
LEXINGTON - Isaac Malcolm Dunn, 70, of Wilmore, died Monday in Lexington.
Born in Danville, he was a son of the late Joel B. and Sarah Shelby Dunn. He was a graduate of Abbott School of Art, Washington, D.C. He held positions on the curator's staff at Colonial Williamsburg, served as curator at Sears National Headquarters in Chicago and worked on the National Treasures Program.
He is survived by several cousins.
Services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today at W.R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, by the Rev. Charles Lawrence. Burial is in Bellevue Cemetery, Danville.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington 40504.

Valeria B. Larkins
HARRODSBURG - Valeria Catherine Burns Larkins, 93, of Louisville, died Monday at Jefferson Manor.
Born July 3, 1904, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late William I. and Ona Sanders Burns. She was a former teacher, co-owner of Larkins Plumbing, owner of Larkins Lighting in Paducah and a farmer. She was a member of Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church, and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College and Kentucky Wesleyan College. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.
Survivors include a son, William D. Larkins of Alexandria, Va.; a daughter, Laura L. Murrell of Houston, Texas; a sister, Opal B. Bruner of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Leslie D. Rust. Burial will be in Bohon Church of Christ Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday and after 7 a.m. Sunday.

Mack W. Tucker
STANFORD - Mack W. Tucker, 91, of Stanford, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Sept. 10, 1906, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late John A. and Addie Holmes Tucker. He was a retired farmer, a member of Hebron United Methodist Church and an Army veteran of World War II. He was the widower of Margaret Plummer Tucker.
Survivors include two sons, Maurice Tucker of Stanford and William Tucker of Waynesburg; a brother, John A. Tucker of Shelby, Ohio; a sister, Elnora Simpson of Stanford; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Larry Horton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion.
Pallbearers will be Joe and William Simpson, Kenneth and John Tschantz, Mel Arnett and Mark Tucker.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday.

Troy S. Harness
Services for Troy Shawn Harness, 26, of Richmond, formerly of Danville, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Mike Cox and Bill Singleton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
He died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center after a five- year battle with cancer.
Born April 26, 1971, in Boyle County, he was a son of Donna Tillett Singleton of Danville and David and Kathy Harness of Crab Orchard.
He was a 1989 graduate of Danville High School, and a 1991 graduate of DeVry Technical Institute. He was a former employee of Wal-Mart, Bank of Danville and Data Serve, Lexington.
Other survivors include a half sister, Amy Harness of Crab Orchard; a half brother, Will Singleton of Danville; maternal grandparents, Ray and Margaret Tillett of Stanford; step grandparents, Agnes and Bill Singleton of Danville; and a great-grandmother, Louise Taylor of Danville.
Pallbearers will be Michael Clark, Tommy Tillett, Clay Claridy, Danny Griffin, Robby Anderson and Marcel Gray.
Honorary pallbearers are Michael Harness, Tim Tillett, Dr. William ``Mack'' Jackson, Bob Coulter, Dan Montgomery and Dr. Don Hamner.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

Virgie M. Nevius
Services for Virgie Mae McElfresh Nevius, 71, of Junction City, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gordon Mink. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born June 7, 1926, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Enoch ``Harry'' and Flora Rousey McElfresh. She was a homemaker, a member of Mount Freeman Baptist Church and the widow of Clarence Young and Darrell ``Hobo'' Nevius.
Survivors include a son, Michael Young of Junction City; two daughters, Lisa K. Votaw of Moreland and Joyce A. Green of McDaniels; a stepdaughter, Kathy Sallee of LaGrange; a stepson, Darrell Nevius Jr. of Springfield; a sister, Margie Ritchie of Junction City; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David and Paul Votaw, Derek Wilson, Darrell Nevius Jr., Willie Ritchie, Harold Leach and Henry Clarkson II.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Betty H. Sparkman
Services for Betty Lou Horn Sparkman, 55, of Ky. 590, Stanford, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Wendell Douglas.
Burial will be in Hubble Cemetery, Lincoln County.
She died Tuesday at home.
Born Sept. 7, 1942, in White Mills, she was a daughter of Orene Horn Kidd of Stanford. She was an employee of Safeguard Co., Lancaster; and a member of Junction City Church of God where she was assistant superintendent and a former Sunday School teacher.
Survivors include her husband, Bobby Sparkman; a son, Michael Sparkman of Stanford; a daughter, Rita Burchett of Stanford; three sisters, Sue Hurst of Nicholasville and Marlene Campbell and Veronica Wilson, both of Stanford; and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be members of Junction City Church of God.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice. 

Obituaries April 16, 1998

Debbie W. Francis
Debbie Weaver Francis, 46, of Lexington, died Tuesday in Nicholasville. The cause of death was not available.
Born Dec. 3, 1951 in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Richard and Elfrieda Harris Weaver of Danville. She was co-owner and operator of Imperial Wine and Liquor, Lexington.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Francis; a daughter, Mitzi Stinnett of Harrodsburg; a stepson, Bart Francis of Lexington; a brother, Steve Weaver of Danville; and three granddaughters.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Chuck Yzenski. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Clyde and Jeff Matherly, Joey Harris, Harold Upton, Ricky Upton and Timothy Stinnett.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Lillard M. Rogers
LIBERTY - Lillard M. Rogers, 88, of Brown Court, died Wednesday at home.
Born June 25, 1909, in Casey County, he was a son of the late James and Mary Shaw Rogers. He was a retired Casey County teacher, a veteran of World War II, a member of Liberty First Christian Church and Retired Teachers Association.
Survivors include a nephew, Fred Rogers of Liberty; and a brother, William L. Rogers of Shelbyville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Liberty First Christian Church by the Revs. Homer Hecht and Bob Brooks. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Freddie, Pat, Danny, John, and Shelton Rogers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Wesley, Johnny Dando, Drs. George and Garnett Sweeney, Anthony York and Bobby McKinney.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday.

Juanita Gash
Juanita Gash, 68, of Durham, N.C., formerly of Danville, died April 5 at Durham Regional Hospital after an illness.
Born May 4, 1933, in Danville, she was a daughter of the late Orecia and Carrie Gash. She was a graduate of Bate High School.
Survivors include a son, Michael Gash of Alpine, Ala.; a sister, Gwendolyn Riffee of Durham; and a granddaughter.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hilldale Cemetery, Danville, by the Rev. Keith Mayes.

William C. Young
LEXINGTON - William C. ``Jun'' Young, 68, of Lexington, died Tuesday at home.
Born in Stanford, he was a son of the late William C. and Betty Hutchinson Young. He was a retired employee of Miller Casket Company and a member of University Heights Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Erlene Kidd Young; a son, James C. Young of Irvine; and three sisters, Beatrice Poynter, Edna Bastin and Opal Dawson, all of Stanford.
Services will be held 3 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home, Stanford. Burial will be Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Kidd, Michael Bird, Dudley Burgess, Mark Denham, Marion Bastin and Larry Young. Honorary pallbearers are Ruel Baker, Ralph Fox, Calvin Denham, Lewis Harrod, Dick Reinhold and Charles Baker.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home and 2 p.m. Friday until time of service at Fox Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington 40504.

John H. Belcher
Services for John Henry Belcher, 69, of Church Road, Parksville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be Parksville Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 2, 1928, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Tollie and Lillie Owens Belcher. He was a supervisor for Parksville Water Department and a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Westerfield Belcher; a daughter, Linda Holley of Parksville; four sons, Mike Belcher of Parksville, Johnny Belcher of Georgetown, David Belcher of Landis N.C., and Gary Belcher of Lancaster; a brother, Howard Belcher of Moreland; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ricky, Randy and Lee Belcher, and Billy, Brent and Ronnie Pike.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday.

Bernice Walton
LANCASTER - Services for Bernice Walton, 62, of Totten Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Glen Daugherty and Charles Bryant. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at home.
Born June 2, 1935, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary Johnson Middleton. She was a personal home health care giver, a member of Lancaster Church of God and the widow of Bennie R. Walton.
Survivors include five sons, Ricky Tackett, Robert Walton, Danny Walton, Michael Walton and Keith Walton, all of Garrard County; and two daughters, Judy Masters and Marquita Thompson, both of Garrard County; a brother, Al Middleton of Florida; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Larry East.
Pallbearers will be Scott and Todd Tackett, Greg Whitley, Donald Means, Charles Preston and Johnny Griffin.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries April 17, 1998

Geneva Gordon
Geneva Phillips Gordon, 74, of Perkins Avenue, died Thursday at home.
Born Oct. 6, 1923, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Lula E. Wilson Phillips. She was a salesperson at the Louisville Store for many years, attended Parksville School and was a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda C. Chadwell of Danville and Rose Cummins of Wilmore; a son, Gerald G. Gordon of Junction City; two sisters, Margaret Singleton of Danville and Sue Mullins of Cincinnati, Ohio; four brothers, John Phillips of Danville, Billy Phillips of Norwood, Ohio, Herbert Phillips of Alum Springs and Raymond Phillips of Somerset; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Gordon.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Darrell C. Harmon
Darrell Cleo Harmon, 58, of Airport Road, Junction City, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 20, 1940, in Washington County, he was a son of Mabel Miller Harmon of Springfield and the late James C. Harmon. He was a member of Mackville Christian Church and a material handler in the shipping department at American Greetings Corp.
Other survivors include his wife, Janet A. Best Harmon; three sons, Bobby D. Harmon, Mike Harmon and Anthony L. Harmon, all of Junction City; two sisters, Glenda H. Abell of Louisville and Carolyn H. Carney of Willisburg; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Chuck Yzenski. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may go to Central Kentucky Christian School, 1501 Danville Road, Harrodsburg, 40330.

Morgan Powell
LANCASTER - Morgan Powell, 84, of Highland Avenue, died Thursday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired grocer and an elder at First Presbyterian Church. He was a Mason and Rotary Club member.
Survivors include his wife, Sadie Powell; two sons, Jackie Powell of El Paso, Texas, and Bobby Powell of Lancaster; a daughter, Barbara Powell of Lancaster; a sister, Myrtle Stump of Lancaster; a brother, Ed Powell of El Paso; a stepmother, Susie Powell of Lancaster; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Dwight Foderhase and Billy Estes. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Russell Hester, S.D. Poynter, Robert Wardlow, Rodney Johnson, Earl Shaw, Sherman Stempley, Bobby Lane and Bennie Brackett.
Honorary pallbearers are Carl Baker, Caroll Broadus and elders of First Presbyterian Church.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville.

John H. Belcher
Services for John Henry Belcher, 69, of Church Road, Parksville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 2, 1928, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Tollie and Lillie Owens Belcher. He was a supervisor for Parksville Water Department and a member of the Baptist church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Westerfield Belcher; a daughter, Linda Holley of Parksville; four sons, Mike Belcher of Parksville, Johnny Belcher of Georgetown, David Belcher of Landis, N.C., and Gary Belcher of Lancaster; a brother, Howard Belcher of Moreland; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ricky, Randy and Lee Belcher, and Billy, Brent and Ronnie Pike.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Lillard M. Rodgers
LIBERTY - Services for Lillard M. Rodgers, 88, of Brown Court, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Liberty First Christian Church by the Rev. Homer Hecht and Bob Brooks. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at home.
Born June 25, 1909, in Casey County, he was a son of the late James Walker Rodgers and Mary Shaw Rodgers. He was a retired Casey County teacher, a veteran of World War II, a member of Liberty First Christian Church and Retired Teachers Association.
Survivors include a nephew, Freddie Rodgers of Liberty, who was his care giver; and a brother, William L. Rodgers of Shelbyville; and other nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Freddie, Pat, Danny, John and Billy Rodgers and Shelton Sharpe.
Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Wesley, Johnny Dando, Drs. George and Garnett Sweeney, Anthony York, Bobby McKinney, David McAnelly and Mildred Whipp.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries April 20, 1998

C.E. Dunsmore 
PERRYVILLE - Clarence Edward Dunsmore, 56, of Kendall Road, Leitchfield, died Sunday at Twin Lakes Regional Hospital.
Born Dec. 19, 1941, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late W.V. and Josephine Prather Dunsmore. He was retired after 30 years with Ford Motor Company,
Louisville, an Air Force veteran and a member of Perryville Christian Church (Disciple of Christ).
Survivors include his wife, Janice Wilson Dunsmore; two sons, Kevin Edward Dunsmore and Tony Lee Dunsmore, both of Louisville; two sisters, Sarah Helen Ellis
of Danville and Verna Mae Stine of Louisville; a brother, Billy Dunsmore of Louisville; and a granddaughter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. Odis Clark and Guy McCombs. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice. 

Glen C. Richardson
SOMERSET - Glen Carson Richardson, 58, of Candlewood Drive, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 20, 1939, he was a son of the late William A. and Helen M. Surber Richardson. He was an employee of Norfolk Southern Railway and a member of
Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Sherry L. Blankenship Richardson; two daughters, Tammy Evans and Penny Cooper, both of Danville; a brother, Robert M. Richardson
of Danville; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Pulaski Funeral Home by the Revs. Ernest Martin and Dale Denton. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers are Men's Number One Sunday School Class at Calvary Baptist Church.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Gideon Memorial Bibles. 

J.C. Dawson
STANFORD - J.C. Dawson, 82, of Jay Street, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Feb. 19, 1916, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Jim M. and Cora L. Dennis Dawson. He was a Stanford City Council member for 12 years and was the
first Lincoln County fire chief, having served for 30 years. He was a member of Stanford Christian Church. 
Survivors include his wife, Opal M. Young Dawson; two daughters, Betty Farris of Stanford and Carolyn Halcomb of Brodhead; a brother, Harley Dawson of
Greenwood, Ind.; two sisters, Elizabeth Dudderar of Danville and Lucille Young of Stanford; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a
great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Eddie Miller and Norman Young. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Larry Brent, Billy and Danny Holcomb, Darrell Dowell, Bobby Durham and James Hodges.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Stanford City Council, Stanford Police Department, Stanford Fire Department, Lincoln County Fire Department Station One,
Jack Withrow, Calvin Denham and Mayor Eddie Carter.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Tuesday. 

Lassie B. Hackney
WAYNESBURG - Lassie B. Hackney, 72, of Waynesburg, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born June 20, 1925, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Lunor and Polly Pauley Hackney. She was a homemaker and a member of Eubank Baptist
Church.
Survivors include two brothers, Thomas J. Hackney of Waynesburg and Sidney Hackney of Eubank; and a sister, Agnes Blake of Rockville, Ind.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny, Paul and Ronald Hackney, Bobby, Phillip and David Witt.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Tina N. Playforth
LANCASTER - Tina Nicholas Playforth, 85, of Stanford, formerly of Lancaster, died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center.
Born April 27, 1912, in Milton, W.V., she was a daughter of the late Alice Nichols. She was as homemaker and a member of Bethel Church of Christ, Lincoln
County. She was the widow of Henry O. Playforth.
Survivors include three sons, Marvin R. Playforth and Mitchell R. Playforth, both of Lancaster, and Calvin Playforth of Stanford; five daughters, Vivian F. Sutton of
Cincinnati, Lelia J. Price of Somerset, Kathleen Reynolds of West Chester, Ohio, Janet S. Belcher of Stanford and Karen M. Lane of Glynn Haven, Fla.; a sister,
Laura Harness of Crab Orchard; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Arnold L. Playforth.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel Church of Christ by Hunter Miller. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Grandsons will be pallbearers.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home. 

Darrell C. Harmon
Services for Darrell Cleo Harmon, 58, of Airport Road, were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Chuck Yzenski and Bill Ellis.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers are Derek Harmon, Tim Snyder, Andy Hilleman, Daniel Reardon, Keith Stevens, John Young, Roy Burkhead and Erin Young.
Honorary pallbearers are employees of the shipping department at American Greeting Co. 

Lena R. Pendegrist
PERRYVILLE - Services for Lena Roney Pendegrist, 102, of White's Road, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Allen. Burial will
be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson, Ky.
Born Aug. 15, 1895, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Anna Belle Hudson Pendegrist. She was a homemaker and a member of Benton
Baptist Church, Mercer County, and the widow of James T. Pendegrist.
Survivors include a son, J.T. Pendegrist of Perryville; a daughter, Louise Tatum of Harrodsburg; a sister, Nettie Wilson of Harrodsburg; a brother, Rupert ``Jack''
Roney of Perryville; four grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Woody Jones, Johnny, Gary and Josh Pendegrist, Jamie Allen, and Bobby Roney.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today. 


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