Miscellaneous Boyle County, Kentucky Obituaries

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Obituaries June 1, 1998

Robert G. Raley
PERRYVILLE - Robert G. Raley, 54, of Hwy. 1108, Parksville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, of natural causes.
Born Feb. 2, 1944, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Thomas Raley and Lucille Baugh Raley Taylor. He was a self-employed painter and had served in the
Army.
Survivors include his wife, Lula Goode Raley; a son, Scott Raley of Parksville; two sisters, Delphia Tate of Perryville, and Joyce Phillips of Harrodsburg; and a
grandson.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Larry Moore and Gary Story. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery, Casey County.
Pallbearers will be Donald, Bill and Tim Goode, Glen Wren, Rick Waldon, Tommy Smith and Cue Phillips Jr.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Finley Hendrickson, Alex Raley, Perry, Cloyd, Ray and J.V. Goode and Leonard Chumbley.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice. 

Harold Martin
WAYNESBURG - Harold Martin, 66, of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, Somerset, formerly of Waynesburg, died there today.
Born July 3, 1931, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Robert and Bella Napier Martin. 
Survivors include a sister, Mildred Martin Gooch of Nobelsville, Ind.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. today at KP Hall Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Lottie M. Sanders
HARRODSBURG - Lottie Mae Sanders, 89, of Pleasant Hill Drive, Burgin, died Saturday in Burgin.
Born Sept. 30, 1908, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Frankie Montgomery Riley. She was a homemaker and a member of
Bluegrass Baptist Church, Lexington.
Survivors include two daughters, Tina Whitehouse of Harrodsburg and Kitty Webb of Nicholasville; eight sons, Zack Sanders of Harrodsburg, J.C. Sanders of
Perryville, Joe, Henry, Roy L. and Douglas Sanders, all of Burgin, and Roger and Gilbert Sanders, both of Lexington; three sisters, Nettie Young of Lawrenceburg,
Dorothy Foster of Chaplin and Edna Price of McAfee; 27 grandchildren; five step grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Wanda Sanders and Della Edwards.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ray Whitehouse, Jay Webb, Steve, and Stanley, Alex and Jimmy Sanders.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday. 

Margaret C. Pike
Services for Margaret Catherine Pike, 77, of Deep Creek Road, Perryville, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove
Cemetery.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Irvin, Billy and Estol Pike, Randy and Lee Belcher, William and Robert Tapscott and Scottie Cadell. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Coffman
and Jason Tapscott.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Margaret B. Young
Services for Margaret Beard Young, 98, formerly of North First Street, were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be
in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Pallbearers will be Britt, John and Jay Young, Mark Matics, Jason Stevens and John Oliver. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Quinn Bailey, Bill Dishman and John
Stigall.
Memorials may go to Boyle County Public Library. 

Evadney Driesler
MORELAND - Services for Evadney ``Dot'' Driesler, 84, of Bowen Road, Stanford, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Danville, by
the Rev. Paul Prabell. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 18, 1913, in Louisville, she was daughter of William J. and Carrie Kellner. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Junction
City.
Survivors include her husband, Christian D. Driesler; two daughters, Mary Jane Carter of Lancaster and Doris A. Malady of Jeffersonville, Ind.; a brother, Irvin
Kellner of Louisville; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. 

Obituaries June 2, 1998

Susie D. Bailey
Susie Dale Bailey, 89, formerly of Russell Street, died Monday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born March 18, 1909, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Gibb and Sally Wright Bailey. She was a retired housekeeper and a member of First Baptist
Church, Second and Walnut. 
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank and James A. and Carl Bailey.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today. 

Hazel P. Brown
HARRODSBURG - Hazel Price Brown, 69, of Salvisa, died Monday at her home.
Born April 27, 1929, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Willa Mae Royalty Gammon. She was a retired employee of the Department of
Economic Security, a member of Salvisa Christian Church and Evening Circle, and Salvisa Homemakers Club.
Survivors include her husband, James Herbert Brown; four sons, James H. Brown Jr. of Bowling Green, David E. Brown and Douglas W. Brown, both of Salvisa,
and Robert A. Brown of Lexington; a brother, Jack Gammon of Mercer County; a sister, Patsy Baylor of Lima, Ohio; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Jerry Summers and Bill Mounts. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Larry Sopher, Al Abner, Blaine Gritton, Marion Mershon, William Otis, Ezra Simpson, George Omer Moore and Howard Fallis.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Salvisa Christian Church. 

Willie F. Bess
HARRODSBURG - Willie Frances Bess, 76, of West Broadway, died Monday after an illness.
Born Nov. 15, 1921, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Cecil Young. She was a former employee at Harrod Cleaners, Beaumont Inn
and Hall Mack, Inc., and was a member of Centennial Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Samuel T. Bess Jr., and Timothy D. Bess, both of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Irene VanDyke of Urbana, Ohio; and her caregiver,
Thomas C. Meaux of Harrodsburg.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Baptist Church by the Revs. J.D. Short III and J.T. Ballew. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. 
Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Mary Elkin
HARRODSBURG - Mary Elkin, 98, of North Depot Street, Burgin, died Monday at her home.
Born Jan. 20, 1900, in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Sophronia Clark Southers. She was a homemaker, a member of Burgin Christian
Church and the widow of William Elkin.
Survivors include two sons, Gilbert Hayslett of Harrodsburg and Clyde Hayslett of Burgin; a sister, Junie Hostetter of Lexington, Va.; 14 grandchildren; two step
grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren; and seven step great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four sons, William,
Robert, Elmer and Joseph Hayslett Jr.; and a daughter, Della Coleman.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Caldwell-Reiss. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens.
Grandsons will be pallbearers. 

Eldon C. Horton
NICHOLASVILLE - Eldon C. Horton, 70, of Moreland Avenue, Harrodsburg, died Saturday at his home.
He was a retired employee of E.W. Brown Hydro Plant in Mercer County and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of Wilmore Lodge 922 F&AM and
Davis Chapter 29, Royal Arch Masons of Harrodsburg.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda S. Fox of High Bridge, Gail Hurt of Junction City and Allison Horton of Richmond; a son, Michael Horton of Florida; a
fiance, Donna Shelton of Harrodsburg; four sisters, four brothers; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Betts & West Funeral Home by the Rev. Leonard Fitch. Burial will be in Camp Nelson Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Donnie Logan, Jim Fox, Tommy Ballard, Richard Crawley, Arzie Byrd and Joe Hartman.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Susie Baker
LANCASTER - Services for Susie Baker, 95, of Perry Rogers Road, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Zora Oliver. Burial will be
in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Monday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. 
Born Jan. 9, 1903, in Madison County, she was a daughter of the late John and Electra Walker Long. She was a homemaker, member of Lancaster Baptist Church
and the widow of Sidney Baker.
Survivors include three daughters, Elizabeth Marshall of Nicholasville, Oneva Ray of Lancaster and Kathleen Tatum of Henderson; two sons, James R. Baker of
Garrard County and Mason A. Baker or Danville; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Wednesday. 

John W. McGrath
HARRODSBURG - Services for John William McGrath, 95, of Gaither Avenue, will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Edwin
Freeman and John Watts. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 31, 1902, in Mercer County he was a son of the late George and Mary Maddox McGrath. He was a retired farmer and employee of Shawnee Farm for
many years and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Jasper McGrath of Harrodsburg; a stepson, Stanley Green of Harrodsburg; three grandsons; four great-grandchildren; and a
great-great-grandchild.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Lottie M. Sanders
HARRODSBURG - Services for Lottie Mae Sanders, 89, of Pleasant Hill Drive, Burgin, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home
by the Revs. Lester Tirey, John T. Thompson and Ken Whitehouse. Burial will be in Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery.
She died Saturday in Burgin.

Obituaries June 3, 1998

Mary S. Lockett
Mary S. Lockett, 79, of McMillan Court, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center after a short illness.
Born Sept. 23, 1918, in Danville, she was a daughter of the late Dave and Pearl Griffin. She was a member of St. James AME Church, a graduate of Bate High
School and a 23-year employee of Danville High School.
Survivors include two daughters, Martha Johnson and Joyce Hamilton, both of Danville; and two sons, Jerry Lockett of Baltimore, Md., and Lanny Lockett of
Danville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. James AME Church by the Rev. Keith Mayes. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Larry and Marvin Swann, Alonzo McGuire, Johnnie Raines, Tony Griffin and Benny Phillips.
Honorary pallbearers are grandsons.
Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Thursday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home. 

Susie D. Bailey
Services for Susie Dale Bailey, 89, formerly of Russell Street, were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will
be in Hilldale Cemetery.
She died Monday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Pallbearers are Bush Nichols, Corky Deaton, Bobby Burton, Everett Daugherty, Raymond Houston and Nathaniel Doneghy. 

Willie F. Bess
HARRODSBURG - Services for Willie Frances Bess, 76, of West Broadway, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Baptist Church by the Revs. J.D. Short III and
J.T. Ballew. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
She died Monday after an illness.
Pallbearers will be George Fisher, Fred Bottoms, Kendall Patton, Benny Payne, James Bryant and Benny Yates. Honorary pallbearers are Kenneth Jones, Larry
Andrews and Truman Bartleson Sr.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the church. 
Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Clyda W. Fields
WAYNESBURG - Services for Clyda K. Withers Fields, 56, of Eubank, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial
will be in Eubank Cemetery.
She died Monday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center, Somerset.
Born April 2, 1942, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Irvin and Lucy Lewis Withers. She was a certified nursing assistant and attended Pleasant
View Baptist Church. She was the widow of James Fields.
Survivors include two sons, Timothy and James Fields, both of Eubank; two daughters, Tammy Mitchell and Lesha Hart, both of Eubank; four brothers, James L.
Withers of Dalton, Ga., Darrell Withers of Somerset, and Homer and David Withers, both of Eubank; a stepbrother, Gilbert Lewis of Xenia, Ohio; three sisters,
Georgia Withers of Danville, Edna Barbour of Dothan, Ala., and Mary Withers of Eubank; and two granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Darrell, Homer, David and James Withers, Carl Hart, Phillip Mitchell and Gilbert Lewis.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at the church.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Obituaries June 4, 1998

Sonja M. Stewart
Sonja Mae Stewart, 55, of York Lane, Junction City, died Wednesday at her home.
Born Nov. 24, 1942, in Indianapolis, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Dave and Bernice Philpot Stewart. 
Survivors include a sister, Martha Stewart of Junction City.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

Herman L. Eads
LIBERTY - Herman L. Eads, 42, of Reynolds Creek Road, Liberty, died Tuesday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, of an apparent heart attack.
Born Sept. 14, 1955, in Casey County, he was a son of Rebia Luttrell Eads Brockman of Windsor and the late Herbert Eads. He was a self-employed carpenter
and a member of New Life Tabernacle Church.
Other survivors include a stepfather, Kermit Brockman of Windsor; a former wife, Barbara Luttrell Eads of Liberty; a companion, Charlote Atwood of Liberty; two
sons, Kevin and Joseph Eads, both of Liberty; two daughters, Angela Eads of Liberty and Stephanie Sutton of Russell Springs; two sisters, Sue Wethington of
Windsor and Brenda Newton of Holy Cross; a brother, Allen Brockman; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Curtis Breeden. Burial will be in Bowmer Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Velda F. Mattingly
HARRODSBURG - Velda F. Mattingly, 70, of Fuzzy Duck Road, Lancaster, died Wednesday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor.
Born Feb. 11, 1928, in Lexington, she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Jessie Boggs Underwood. She was a retired switchboard operator at University of
Kentucky and was an active member of the Wilderness Trace Art League.
Survivors include a son, Mark Mattingly of Mercer County; a daughter, Pamela Lowery of Lexington; two brothers, Charles Underwood of Garrard County and
Allen Underwood of Carrollton; a sister, Patsy Curry of Richmond; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday and after 7 a.m. Saturday. 

Obituaries June 5, 1998

Raymond L. Sleet
PERRYVILLE - Raymond L. Sleet, 71, of Perryville, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 3, 1927, in Indianapolis, Ind., he was a son of Hattie Johnson Sleet of Perryville and the late Arthur Sleet. He was a retired employee of Matsushita and a
former employee of Kentucky State Hospital. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Perryville, president of Perryville Lions Club, and a Korean War veteran.
Other survivors include his wife, Anne Ross Sleet; two sons, Marshall ``Sonny'' Sleet of Lexington and Steve Sleet of Perryville; and a daughter, Regina Sleet
Cartwright of Louisville.
Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home. 

Judy Y. Gorley
PERRYVILLE - Judy Eileen Yankey Gorley, 51, of Church Street, Gravel Switch, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 3, 1946, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Ruby Cummins Yankey of Danville, and the late J.S. ``Red'' Yankey. She was a legal secretary for
Mark L. Morgan, attorney, Lebanon, and a 1964 graduate of Boyle County High School.
Survivors include a son, Michael W. Gorley of Blacksburg, Va.; and a brother, Harold M. ``Pete'' Yankey of Gravel Switch.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Elder Cemetery, Casey County, by the Rev. Troy Ray.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at Wilder Funeral Home. 
Memorials may go to local community fire and rescue services or American Cancer Society. 

Fairlee Stephens
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Fairlee Stephens, 85, of Russell County, died Thursday at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.
Survivors include seven sons, Genis, John and Elmer Stephens, all of Russell Springs, Homer and Glen Stephens, both of Adair County, Jimmy Stephens of
Campbellsville, and Clinton Stephens of Danville; three daughters, Sarah Estes and Kathleen Holt, both of Eubank, and Clydene George of Russell Springs; a
brother, Osborne Hopper of Cincinnati, Ohio; 42 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Rippetoe Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parks Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Saturday. 

Mary D. Berry
STANFORD - Services for Mary Lou Dailey Berry, 79, of Berea, formerly of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Stan Stevenson
and Stewart Dawson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Berea Health Care Center.
Born Nov. 7, 1919, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Henry S. and Mary Owens Dailey. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford
Christian Church. 
Survivors include her husband, Walter F. Berry; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nora L. Napier.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Gordon H. Durham
LIBERTY - Services for Gordon Hardin Durham, 77, of Yosemite, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. C.B. Carman. Burial will
be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
He died Thursday at his home.
Born Oct. 30, 1920, in Yosemite, he was a son of the late Quincy R. and Lissa Mae Carmicle Durham. He was a former heavy equipment operator and
self-employed gate hauler. 
Survivors include his wife, Carol Jean Goodman Durham; five sons, Anthony and Greg Durham, both of Nashville, Ind., Donald Durham of Nashville, Tenn.,
Michael Durham of Bowling Green and Steven Durham of Yosemite; two daughters, Tricia Durham and Alicia Durham, both of Yosemite; a brother, Farris Durham
of Yosemite; a sister, Frances Douglas of Cincinnati, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, David Durham.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home. 

Velda F. Mattingly
HARRODSBURG - Services for Velda F. Mattingly, 70, of Fuzzy Duck Road, Lancaster, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the
Rev. Art Bristol. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Wednesday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor.
Pallbearers will be Chuck Underwood, Harry, Randy, Ricky and Duane Curry, and Darrell and Dean Underwood. Honorary pallbearers are Jeff Underwood and
Gary Curry.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to Wilderness Trace Art League, c/o Constitution Square Park, 134 S. Second St., Danville; or Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville,
40422. 

Gertrude Sanford
HARRODSBURG - Services for Gertrude Sanford, 93, of Harrodsburg, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert Defoor. Burial will
be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Charleston Health Care Center.
Born Sept. 13, 1904, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Hollie and Tillie Baxter. She was a seamstress for Sportleigh Hall, a member of Magnolia
Street Christian Church, and the widow of Taylor Sanford.
Survivors include five sons, Litsey Sanford of Marengo, Ind., Lawrence Sanford of Lawrenceburg, Carroll Sanford of Salvisa, Glendon Sanford of Louisville, and
Lonnie Sanford of Lawrenceburg; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Sonny Norris, Lewis Watts, DeWitt Sims, Lloyd Trimble, John Simpson and Mike Hreha.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.


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