Obituaries May 15, 1998
Ruby E. Johnson
Ruby Ethel Johnson, 80, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Danville,
died today at her home.
Born Feb. 18, 1918, in Russell County, she was a daughter of the late
George C. and Bertha Polston Johnson and the widow of A.G. Johnson. She
was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Johnson and Wendell Johnson, both
of Cincinnati; a sister, Juanita Turner of Danville; three brothers, Roy
L. Johnson of Danville,
Olza Johnson of Junction City and Robert Johnson of Hustonville; three
grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will
be in Polston Cemetery, Russell County.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice or Hospice Vitas, Cincinnati.
Larry P. Moore
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Larry Patrick Moore, 51, of Russell Springs, died
Monday in Columbia.
Born June 20, 1946, in Casey County, he was a son of Betty Lee Hines
Moore and the late Ira B. Moore. He was an offset printer and a member
United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Andrea R. Moore of Russell Springs; a
son, Dustin B. Moore of Russell Springs; two brothers, Douglas D. Moore
of Grayson and
Ronnie Moore of Russell Springs; and two grandchildren.
Services were Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home with burial in Mintonville
James B. Sallee
STANFORD - James B. Sallee, 58, of Longview Drive, Danville, died Thursday
at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 15, 1940, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Mary Curtis
Sallee and the late John Sallee. He was a conductor at Norfolk Southern
Railroad, a member
of Immanuel Baptist Church and a United Transportation member and trustee.
Other survivors include his wife, Bettie Severance Sallee; two sons,
Chad Sallee of Lexington and Justin Sallee of Danville; two brothers, John
Sallee Jr. of Athens,
Ga., and Robert L. Sallee of Danville; and two sisters, Sue Wilson
of Mitchellsburg and Ann Raley of West Chester, Ohio.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by James Severance
and Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1280 Faulkners Lane, Danville,
Lois T. Jenkins
HARRODSBURG - Services for Lois Truman Jenkins, 67, of Harrodsburg
Health Care Center will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral
by the Rev. Gary T. Allen. Burial will be in New Providence Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born June 27, 1930 in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late
Albert and Addie Shakleford Jenkins. She was a homemaker and a member of
Survivors include a son, Richard Jenkins of Nicholasville; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be James H. Watts, Charles Jenkins Jr., Donald Taylor,
John P. Jenkins, Herman Mergard and Mike Driskell. Honorary pallbearers
Gowins, Bobby Watts, and Jack and Terry Nelson.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Friday and after 7 a.m. Saturday.
HARRODSBURG - Services for V.W. Watts, 84, of Haggin Memorial Hospital
Extended Care Facility, were 11 a.m. today at McClellan Funeral Home by
Rev. Robert Defoor with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Pallbearers were Richard Dartt, Joe Harlow, Horace Lester, Skeeter
Reed, Ronnie Sims and Bill Watts. Honorary pallbearers were Lafon Darland,
Hollis Young, Robert Sheperson, Houston Gritton and Edwin Freeman.
Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Baptist Foundation.
Obituaries May 17, 1998
Angel J. Gadberry
Angel Jaklyn Gadberry, infant daughter of Jimmy Gadberry of Stanford
and Vickie Casey of Junction City, died Saturday at University of Kentucky
She was born May 6, 1998, in Lexington.
Additional survivors include a sister, Heather Gadberry of Waynesburg;
paternal grandparent, Ida Gadberry of Stanford; maternal grandparents,
Danny and Sandy
Naylor of Junction City; and maternal great-grandparents, James and
Mildred Casey of Junction City.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Bellevue Cemetery by the
Rev. Wendell Douglas.
There is no visitation.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alice M. Boone
HARRODSBURG - Alice Marie Boone, 86, of 424 Haddix St. died Friday
at Hospice Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Sept. 28, 1911, in New York City, N.Y., she was the daughter of
the late George William and Sophia Christine Peterson Martin. She was a
nurse, having worked at Baltimore City Hospital, Baltimore, Md., and
also in hospitals in New Jersey and New York. She was a member of St. Philip's
Church and a former member of the Maryland State Nursing Association.
Survivors include a son, Robert Douglas Boone; and two grandsons.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church by
the Rev. Bill Faupel. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Alan Glaesser, Kevin Lanham, Mike Boone, Doug Boone,
Mark Boone and Carroll Perkins.
Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials may go to the church.
MORELAND - William ``Bill'' Griffin, 58, of Stanford died Friday at
Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born Nov. 29, 1939, in Lincoln County, he was son of the late Clarence
and Lizzie Martin Griffin. He was a farmer and a member of the Pentecostal
Survivors include his wife, Tonya Harris Griffin; two sons, Billy Griffin
and Nathan Griffin, both of Stanford; a daughter, Suzie Martin of Junction
City; three brothers,
Jack Griffin and Eddie Griffin, both of Stanford and Vernon Griffin
of Hustonville; six sisters, Gladys Naylor of Danville, Martha Padgett
of Waynesburg, and
Maxine Scharbrough, Gracie Phillips, Barbara Foley and Freida Coleman,
all of Stanford; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev.
Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. today until time of the service.
Pallbearers will be Roy Coleman, Gene Coleman, Ray Griffin, Stevie
Griffin, Vernon L. Griffin Jr. and Vernon Griffin Sr.
Irene C. Huffman
HARRODSBURG - Irene C. Huffman, 89, of 561 W. Broadway died Friday
at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Oct. 6, 1908, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late
Robert and Fannie Leonard Cunningham. She was the widow of William Rue
Huffman. She was a retired presser from Cricketeer and a member of
Cornishville Christian Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Beatrice Woods and Valoice Ross, both
of Harrodsburg; a son, Marvin Hassel Huffman of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren;
great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev.
Paul Readnour. Burial will be in Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Daryl Catlett, Tommy Barnett, David Whittingbill,
Kendall Ross, Jeremy Catlett, Lee Hart, Charles Woods and Travis Abrams.
Memorials may go to Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery.
Services for Charles Flynn, 53, of Sutton Road, Lancaster, will be
1 p.m. today at PrestonPruitt Funeral Home by Charles Johnson. Burial will
be in Buffalo Springs
Pallbearers will be James Flynn, Billy Flynn, Carroll Flynn, David
Flynn, Kevin Frederick, Gregory Frederick, Christopher Jenkins and Billy
He died Friday at his home.
Born Dec. 17, 1944, in Boyle County, he was a son of Nola Kidd Flynn
of Junction City and the late Luther Flynn. He was a truck driver for United
a member of Teamsters Union Local No. 651 and an Air Force veteran.
Additional survivors include his wife, Wanda L. Frederick Flynn; a
son, John Flynn of Lancaster; two sisters, Betty Burnside of Lindsay, Okla.,
and Ruth Ann
Guillen of Harrodsburg; four brothers, James E. Flynn of Junction City,
Billy C. Flynn of Loveland, Ohio, Carrol Flynn of Luling, Texas, and David
W. Flynn of
Ruby E. Johnson
Services for Ruby Ethel Johnson, 80, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly
of Danville, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Elsworth
Burial will be in Polston Cemetery, Russell County.
Pallbearers will be David Johnson, Michael Johnson, Ricky Turner, George
Preston, Greg Swartz and Robert Haynes.
She died Friday at her home.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
MIDDLEBURG - Services for Clayton Durham, 62, of Red Bud Road, Waynesburg,
will be 10 a.m. Monday at Mount Olive Christian Church by the Rev. Greg
Powell. Burial with military rites by the County Funeral Squad will
be in Salyers Cemetery.
He died Thursday at his home.
Born Aug. 27, 1935, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Roscoe
and Ruth Ramey Durham. He was a former employee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber
and an Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy McClure Durham; three brothers, Chester
Durham of Somerset, John E. Durham of Yosemite and Richard Durham of Louisville;
three sisters, Jeanette Thompson of Danville and Mary Lou Lyons and
Brenda Galloway, both of Harrodsburg.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 8
a.m. Monday at the church.
Estle D. Jenkins
HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for Estle Dalton Jenkins, 83, of 502
S. 11th St., DeKalb, Ill., will be 11 a.m. Monday at Spring Hill Cemetery
Releford and Rob Harbison.
He died Thursday at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb.
Born Sept. 14, 1914, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Will
Murphy and Sallie Banks Jenkins. He was the widower of Frances Evelyn Weldon
was a retired boiler engineer for Delmonte and a member of First Baptist
Survivors include two sons, Estle Dalton Jenkins Jr. of Sycamore, Ill.,
and Robert Jenkins of Nestor Falls, Canada; a brother, Paul Mack Jenkins
five sisters, Carolyn Stephens, Ruby Coslow, Lizzie Rae Beasley, Nellie
Ward and Marie Jenkins, all of Harrodsburg; and one grandchild.
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James B. Sallee
STANFORD - Services for James B. Sallee, 58, of Longview Drive, Danville,
will be 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by James Severance and Barry Jeffries.
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1280 Faulkners Lane, Danville
Obituaries May 18, 1998
Kathleen C. Drye
Kathleen Compton Drye, 79, of Cloverdale Drive, died Sunday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 2, 1918, in Middleburg, she was a daughter of the late Solomon
T. and Margaret Wright Compton. She was a homemaker and a member of Junction
City United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry W. Drye; a daughter, Kathy Drye
White of Salvisa; a sister, Christine C. Nalley of Marion, Ind.; and a
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev.
Lynn Malone. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may go to Gideons International or Junction City United Methodist
R. Wickliffe Wood
R. Wickliffe Wood Jr., 74, of Patrician Place, died Saturday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 6, 1923, in Connersville, he was a son of the late Lydia
Duncan and Dr. R. Wickliffe Sr. He was an electrical engineer for McDonnell-Douglas
served in the Navy during World War II. He was a graduate of University
of Kentucky and a member of Triangle Fraternity. He was a member of First
Church and served as a volunteer missionary in Israel and Florida,
Survivors include his wife, Neree Hatcher Wood; two sons, Robert W.
Wood of Dalhart, Texas, and Richard A. Wood of Louisville; two daughters,
Listman of Bedford, Texas, and Jeanette W. Guinn of Columbia, S.C.;
two sisters, Rose W. Collins of Lexington and Ruth W. Evans of Decatur,
grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church by the Revs.
Tim Mathis, Robert and Richard Woods. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Baptist Safe Missions, P.O. Box 144, Livermore,
Elenora E. Luster
MIDDLEBURG - Elenora Ellis Luster, 78, of Middleburg, died Saturday
at Russell County Hospital.
Born June 26, 1919, in Ellisburg, she was a daughter of the late Burl
and Elizabeth Stokley Ellis. She was a former postal employee and a member
Baptist Church. She was the widow of C.T. Luster.
Survivors include a son, Cecil Luster of Middleburg; three daughters,
Lillian Randolph of Mount Healthy, Ohio, Helen Harvill of Liberty and Ada
F. Salyers of
Middleburg; a sister, Martha Jeffries of Hustonville; two brothers,
Cobert Ellis of Greenwood, Ind., and O.B. Ellis of Richmond; 12 grandchildren;
great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs.
Burl Coffman and G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Middleburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Roy, Michael Johnson, Logan Salyers, Merl
Hogue, Bud Jeffries and Dallas Ellis. Honorary pallbearers are members
of Casey County
Disabled American Veterans 41 Auxiliary.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Opal E. Miller
LIBERTY - Opal Electa Miller, 94, of Shugars Hill Road, died Saturday
at her home.
Born Sept. 19, 1903, in Randolph, Neb., she was a daughter of the late
Josiah O. and Violetta B. Smith. She was a housewife, a member of Grace
Church and the widow of John Miller.
Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Block of Liberty Mills, Ind.,
and Ida L. Scher of Liberty; three sons, Robert Miller of Bremen, Ind.,
Marshall Miller of
Bloomfield, N.M., and Orland Miller of Vancouver, Wash.; 19 grandchildren;
28 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren;
step great-grandchildren; and five step great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, John and Edison Miller; and
a daughter, Katherine Crum.
Services will be held at a later date.
Bartle Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
JEFFERSONTOWN - Cora Sharp, 93, formerly of Danville, died Saturday
at Good Samaratan Center in Jeffersontown.
Born Dec. 13, 1904, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late George
and Minnie Sturgon Conder. She was a retired sales clerk for Montgomery
Ward and a
member of Lexington Avenue Church of Christ in Danville. She was preceded
in death by two sons, Jean and Charles Sharp.
Survivors include six grandchildren, including Anne Coleman of Harrodsburg.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill Cemetery
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Louisville.
NICHOLASVILLE - Houston Thompson, 63, of Nicholasville, died Friday
at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Virgil and Gertrude
Godbey Thompson. He was a retired employee of Norfolk-Southern Railroad
and was an
Army veteran. He was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church where
he served as deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was a Little League basketball
football coach and president of Church League basketball.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Greer Thompson; two daughters,
Anita Christopher and Lisa Moloney of Jessamine County; and a son, Robert
H. Thompson of
Jessamine County; four brothers, Frebert Thompson, of Jacksonville,
Fla., Lynnville Thompson of Tallahassee, Fla., Gerald Thompson of Richmond,
Thompson of Dayton, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church by
the Rev. Dwayne Brewer. Burial will be in Locust Grove Cemetery, Kings
Pallbearers will be Eric Christopher, Jason Kilby, Aaron Hogue, Alex
Greer, Cleo Greer, Mike Detzel, Howard Greer Jr. and Jeff Thompson. Honorary
are deacons of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and co-workers at Norfolk-Southern
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home and
after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may go to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church building fund or
to favorite charity.
Alice M. Boone
HARRODSBURG - Services for Alice M. Boone, 86, of Haddix Street, will
be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Phillips Episcopal Church with the Rev. D. William
and John Burkhart. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Friday at Hospice Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Survivors include a son, Robert D. Boone of Nicholasville; and two
Pallbearers will be Alan Glaesser, Kevin Lanham, Mike, Doug and Mark
Boone, William Carlton, Vance Smith and Merle Grant.
Visitation is 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may go to the church, 131 Short Street, Harrodsburg, 40330.
Irene C. Huffman
HARRODSBURG - Services for Irene C. Huffman, 89, of West Broadway,
were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev.
Readnour and Daryl Catlett with burial in Cornishville Christian Church
She died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Memorials may go to Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery.