Miscellaneous Boyle County, Kentucky Obituaries

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Obituaries May 26, 1998

Gladys Mae Dean
HARRODSBURG - Gladys Mae Dean, 77, of Robb Road, a bookkeeper in the Mercer County Sheriff's Department for 41 years, died Monday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center after suffering a stroke.
Born Sept. 22, 1920, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mattie Jane Anderson. She was the widow of Miller B. Dean, and was a
member of Ebenezer Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Stratton of Salvisa and Carrie L. Dean of Harrodsburg; a brother, Ralph G. Anderson of Cincinnati, Ohio; two
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Terry Morrison and Derrel Cone. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Ebenezer Cemetery Fund. 

Lottie Britton
HARRODSBURG - Lottie Britton, 93, of Linden Avenue, died Sunday at her home.
Born Aug. 3, 1904, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Ophelia Noel Britton. She was a retired teacher at Stuart Home School, Frankfort,
and a member of the Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a nephew, Barnett Britton of Clearwater, Fla.
A private service will be held today at Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Rick Snider. 

Lina C. Carman
WAYNESBURG - Lina Campbell Carman, 93, of Kings Mountain, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 16, 1905, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Millard and Pricilla Falconbery Campbell. She was a homemaker, a member of Walltown
Christian Church and the widow of Manford Carman.
Survivors include three daughters, Pauline Snow and Wilma McQueen, both of Kings Mountain, and Hazel Gambrel of Amelia, Ohio; four grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Carman.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Steven Willingham. Burial will be in KP Hall Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Falconbery Cemetery Fund or favorite charity. 

Farrie P. Casey
LANCASTER - Farrie Prewitt Casey, 96, of Sunset Avenue, died Sunday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born March 17, 1902, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Thurza Prather Prewitt. She was a homemaker, a member of Lancaster
Baptist Church and the widow of Herbert Casey.
Survivors include two sons, Everett Casey of Lancaster and L.D. Casey of Lakeland, Fla.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight
great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, William H. Casey.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. W.B. Casey and Jerry Chandler. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Mike Casey, Paul Brogli, G.H. Miller, Larry Casey, Dean Casey, Jason Elliott, Greg Korn and Mark Gilliam. Honorary pallbearers are Donnie
Prewitt, Loyd and George Dailey, Burl Prewitt, Leo Long and Joseph Hackworth. 

Elzie I. Followell
LEBANON - Elzie Israel Followell, 80, of Bradfordsville Road, died Monday at his residence.
Born Aug. 19, 1917, in Marion County, he was a son of the late Grover Cleveland and Nonnie May Price Followell. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors are his wife, Kathleen Ramsey Followell: three sons, Foster R. Followell of Danville, James R. Followell of Mannsville and Robert E. Followell of Russell
Springs; eight daughters, Juanita F. Followell, Rachel F. Long and Edna F. Shreeve, all of Mannsville, Mary E. Allen, Margie A. Richards and Glenda C.
Shoopman, all of Casey County, Nancy L. DeWitt of Campbellsville, Eunice P. Miller of Raywick; three sisters, Iola Cheff of Topeka, Kan., Eva Atwood of
Greensburg, and Pearl Goode of Lebanon; two brothers, Johnny Followell of Lebanon and Sandy Followell of Louisville; 21 grandchildren; and 10
great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy J. Cox.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bosley Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Daugherty. Burial will be in Old Liberty Cemetery, Bradfordsville.
Visitation is after 2 p.m. today. 

J.R. Pollard
OWENSBORO - J.R. Pollard, 81, Owensboro, died Saturday at Owensboro Mercy Health System here. 
Born in Milton, he was the husband of Imogene Pollard. He was a retired tobacconist, a World War II Army veteran, member of Burley Tobacco Dealers
Association, Burley Auction Warehouse Association, Transportation Club and Chamber of Commerce. He also belonged to First Christian Church and Big Springs
Country Club in Louisville, and was a former member of Owensboro Country Club.
Additional survivors include a son, Thomas R. Pollard of Danville; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Jean Ray Lyons.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at James H. Davis Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Memorial Park
in Lexington.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today and noon-1 p.m. Wednesday. 
Memorials may go to First Christian Church, 701 Daviess St., Owensboro 42303, or Trinity Episcopal Church building fund, 320 W. Main St., Danville.

Ray S. Russell
MORELAND - Ray S. ``Shack'' Russell, 61, of Hustonville, died Sunday at his home.
Born Nov. 6, 1936, in Casey County, he was a son of Bessie Hafley Russell of Hustonville and the late Thomas S. Russell. He was a retired farmer and a member
of Ellisburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Sadie Jeffries Russell; two sons, Steven R. Russell of Danville and Ricky S. Russell at home; two brothers, Clay G. Russell and Elmer T.
Russell, both of Hustonville; and four sisters, Velma J. Douglas of Harrodsburg, Vivian J. Allison of Gallatin, Tenn., Mary A. Reeves of Danville, and Helen Vanoy
of Junction City.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. G.W. Smith Jr. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Arnold Wilcher, Dawson Terrell, Randy Russell, Phillip Hafley, Willie Wiser and Robert Wiser.
Honorary pallbearers are Tom Cochran, Eugene Hafley, Donnie Pendergraft, Clarence Reed, Howard Turpin and Russell Wiser. 

Arthur Steinhauer
LIBERTY - Arthur Steinhauer, 75, of Liberty, died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. 
Born Nov. 22, 1922, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Ed and Myrtle Vaught Steinhauer. He was a former employee of King and Lane Service Station and
a member of The Church of the First Born. He was the widower of Evona Steinhauer.
Survivors include two daughters, Cathy Cox and Geraldine Cox, both of Liberty; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Nannie H. Cocanougher
Graveside services for Nannie Hays Cocanougher, 89, formerly of Melrose Drive, were scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery,
Washington County. 
She died Saturday at Friendship House.
Pallbearers will be Bill Peterson, John Coyle, Charles Yankey and Garland Yankey.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Benjamin B. Moran
Services for Benjamin Bright Moran, 18, of Lexington Road, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Presbyterian Church by the Revs. Thomas Farmer and Paul Prabell.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Pallbearers will be Jim Bright, Jim Bredar, Steve Bright, Michael Moran, Peter Moran, Steve Brubaker and Rob Bright.
Honorary pallbearers are Molly and Jim Reed, Walt and Susie Bruner, Betsy and David Everman and Joel Boitnott.
Memorials may go to the Benjamin Bright Moran Scholarship for Youth Volunteers in care of Greg Caudill, Farmer's National Bank; the Youth Ministry of The
Presbyterian Church or the Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Margaret M. Traver
LANCASTER - Services for Margaret Michelle Traver, 27, of Frankfort, were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Crawford.
Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Thursday from injuries sustained in a traffic accident in Scott County.
Pallbearers are Jerry Davis, Tommy Sebastian, Albert Ray, Wayne Maggard, David Ray and James Davis. 

Obituaries May 29, 1998

Michael E. Poff
LIBERTY - Michael Eugene Poff, 43, of Ky. 206, died Thursday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center after a long illness.
Born Nov. 18, 1954 in Casey County, he was a son of Carl E. and Mary Carter Poff of Liberty. He was a former driver for Lathem Trucking Co.
Other survivors include his wife, Carolyn Morgan Poff; a daughter, Tammy Ann Poff of Liberty; two sons, Larry and Tony Poff, both of Liberty; three sisters,
Cynthia Brown and Andrea Watson, both of Liberty and Sandi Stargle-Dick of Russell Springs; a brother, Donnie Poff of Liberty; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Bunner. Burial will be in Willow Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Paul M. May
LANCASTER - Graveside services for Paul M. May, 66, of Lancaster, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev. Bryce McCulley.
He died Wednesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born June 10, 1931, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Wilson and Evelyn May. He was retired and a member of Buckeye Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra McWhorter of Lancaster; and brother, Tim May; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by a son, Paul Wayne May.
Pallbearers will be Eric, Dwayne, Travis and Timothy May, Bill Sebastian and Carlos Broughton.
Honorary pallbearers are Steve and Jeff May and Gene Allen.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Harold C. Steele
HARRODSBURG - Services for Harold C. ``Jerry'' Steele, 71, of Salvisa, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Don Releford. Burial
will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Kentucky Veterans Center, Wilmore.
Born Sept. 29, 1926, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Garnett and Betty Brown Steele. He was a farmer and an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include a daughter, Deana Ruth Hicks of Nicholasville; two sons, Harold C. Steele Jr. and James Shawn Steele of Versailles; two sisters, Bessie Votaw of
Harrodsburg and Betty Sluder of Indiana; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Steve and David Votaw, Donnie Brown, David Roach, Nelson Hager and David Chrisman.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today. 

Obituaries May 31, 1998

Flora B. Dinwiddie
Flora Back Dinwiddie, 94, of Lilburn, Ga., died May 23 in Monroe, Ga.
Born March 23, 1904, in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Madison and Molly Margaret Goddard Back. She was a homemaker, member
of Hustonville Christian Church, and the widow of Claude Pruitt Dinwiddie.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Gene Dinwiddie Sr.
Survivors include three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Michael Stump. Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret C. Pike
Margaret Catherine Pike, 77, of Deep Creek Road, Perryville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 6, 1921, in Forkland, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Sarah Lee Pendygraft Pike. She was a retired nurses' aide at Bourbon County
Hospital and a member of Pentecostal Church of God. 
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Ann Worthington, and was the widow of Jess Worthington and Cecil Wilson. Survivors include several nieces and
nephews. 
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Monday.

Margaret B. Young
Margaret Beard Young, 98, formerly of North First Street, Danville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born May 29, 1900, in Missouri, she was a daughter of the late Charles C. and Abbie Ford Smith Beard. She was a retired antiques dealer and a member of
Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by a son, John L. Young, and was the widow of Grover Young.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Charlotte Young Kennedy of Danville; four grandchildren, Britt and John Young, both of Danville, Ann Stevens of Perryville
and Margaret Young of Lexington; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Boyle County Public Library.

Bobby J. Blair
LIBERTY - Bobby Joe Blair, 57, of Columbia died Friday at University of Louisville Hospital.
Born July 7, 1940, in Adair County, he was the son of Irene Sanders Blair of Columbia and the late Elvin Lewis Blair.
He was disabled and was a member of Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church.
Additional survivors include four sons, Mark, Bobby Joe and Richard Blair, all of Columbia, and Tracy Blair of Pittsboro, Ind.; four brothers, Ronald, Wilbert and
Winford Blair, all of Columbia, and Charles Blair of Mount Orab, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church by the Revs. Bobby Sexton and Travis Adams. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Jimmy, Chris, Mark, Bobby Joe, Richard and Tracy Blair.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

John R. Poland
OWENSBORO - J.R. Poland, 81, of Owensboro died May 23 at Owensboro Mercy Health System here. 
Born in Milton, he was the husband of Imogene Poland. He was a retired tobacconist, a World War II Army veteran, member of Burley Tobacco Dealers
Association, Burley Auction Warehouse Association, Transportation Club and Chamber of Commerce. He also belonged to First Christian Church and Big Springs
Country Club in Louisville, and was a former member of Owensboro Country Club.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Ray Lyons.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Thomas R. Poland of Danville; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services were held Wednesday at James H. Davis Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services were held at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Lexington.
Memorials may go to First Christian Church, 701 Daviess St., Owensboro, Ky., 42303, or Trinity Episcopal Church building fund, 320 W. Main St., Danville.

Virgil Toomey
LEXINGTON - Virgil Clinton ``Clint'' Toomey, 70, of Lexington died Thursday at Central Baptist Hospital.
He was born in Lancaster and was the son of the late Floyd Toomey and Bessie Long.
He worked in the furniture business for more than 50 years and also was a home builder and carpenter. He had been a paratrooper and served in the Army
Reserves and was a member of Porter Memorial Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, David Toomey of Lexington and Steven "S.P." Toomey of Sebring, Fla.; a daughter, Rebecca Toomey of Atlanta, Ga.; four brothers,
Louis, Morris and Floyd Toomey, all of Lexington, and Wilbert Toomey of Waterford, Ohio; two sisters, his twin Virginia Hughes of Lancaster and Tommye Hart of
Nicholasville; two stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at W.R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, by the Rev. James K. Pierce. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joe Long, Edwin Stamper, Jim Jenkins, Jim Cornish, Bill Ray and Larry Campbell.

Clyde Baker
Services for Clyde Baker, 77, of Ky. 39 South, Crab Orchard, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial was in Bellevue
Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Eric, Shane, Shannon and Chad Smith, Chuck Leffew and Tommy Johns Jr. Honorary pallbearers were John Smith, George Adams and Mike
Brown.
Baker died Thursday at home. Born July 14, 1920, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Howard and Dora Mae Dellaney Baker. He was a retired farmer
and member of First Baptist Church, Danville. He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Baker.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Mae Worthington Baker of Crab Orchard; three daughters, Eddy Bowman of Crab Orchard, Mary Johns of Louisville and Pat
Smith of Crab Orchard; three sisters, Evelyn Barnett and Lillian Cottongim, both of Louisville, and Stella Black of Danville; 16 grandchildren; and 32
great-grandchildren.

Lucille M. Coulter
Services for Lucille Davis McGuire Coulter, 83, of Lexington were held Wednesday at Phillips Memorial CME Church. Burial was in Hill-n-Dale Cemetery,
Danville. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home handled the local arrangements.
Coulter died May 23 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, following a brief illness. She was the widow of Charles Coulter.
Born Oct. 8, 1914, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late John McGuire and Katie Brown. She was preceded in death by a son, Ed.
Survivors include a brother, Willie Ben McGuire of Cincinnati; eight children, Charles, George, Kathleen, Barbara, James, Joe, Betty and Donnie; grandchildren;
great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

James R. Hancock
Graveside services for James Randall Hancock, 41, of Nichols Street, Danville, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Elders Cemetery by the Rev. Wendell Douglas.
Pallbearers will be Jackie Douglas, Bobby Roach, Ronald Douglas, Floyd Preston, Gayle Scharbrough and Chris Douglas.
Visitation is 2-7 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
He died Thursday at University of Kentucky Medical Center. Born Oct. 21, 1956, in Casey County, he was the son of Alma Louise Conder Hancock of Danville
and the late James C. Hancock.
Survivors include two sons, Randall Dewayne Hancock of Danville and Travis Hancock of Waynesburg; a daughter, Patricia Mae Hancock of Danville; two sisters,
Karen Marie Abbott of Stanford and Sharon Rose Murphy of Danville; a brother, Clarence Edward Hancock of Mercer County; and a grandson.


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