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Obituaries Aug. 7, 1998

Former Lincoln sheriff dies 
William J. Norris
STANFORD - William J. Norris, 70, of Hustonville, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 19, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Jake and Addie Gover Norris. He was a farmer and former Lincoln County sheriff.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Norris of Lexington; two daughters, Ann Rader of Dayton, Tenn., and Nita Adams of Lexington; two sisters, Jean Lawless and Anna Hovious, both of Hustonville; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Albert Gisler. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Saturday. 

James D. Clements
LIBERTY - Services for James Donald Clements, 64, of Danville, were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Wendell Douglas. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be W. Terrill, David and Michael Dalton, Darrell Underwood, and Roger and Mark Foster.
Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren, Trina Bruner, Jessica and April Saylers, Amber and Brandi Warren, Katy and Tate Clements and Mason Myers. 

Obituaries Aug. 9, 1998

Clarence Britton
WAYNESBURG - Clarence Britton, 68, of Ephesus School Road, died Saturday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington.
Born Oct. 19, 1929, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Jess and Dorothy Bastin Britton. He was a retired farmer and belonged to Mount Hebron Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Vernice Dowell Britton; two sons, Bill Britton of Louisville and Homer Britton of Colfax, Ind.; one daughter, Mary Oaks of Waynesburg; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Hebron Baptist Church by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Elmer Dowell, Elvie Dowell, Ronnie Kidd, Joe Morhinners, Lowell Saylor, Farley Siler, David Garrison and Paul Oaks.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home and noon until time of the service Monday at the church. 

Reva Henson
LIBERTY - Reva Henson, 79, of Liberty died Saturday at Charleston Health Care, Danville.
Born July 17, 1919, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late H.D. and Tura Ware Henson. She was a homemaker and a member of South Fork Baptist Church.
Survivors include four nephews and four nieces.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Vernon Blakey. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Betty J. Hudson
LIBERTY - Betty June Hudson, 61, of Ky. 127, Dunnville, died Friday at her home after an illness.
Born Oct. 25, 1936, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late John and Ethel Mae King Hampton. She was a housewife and a member of Antioch Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Kelly Ray Hudson; two brothers, William Robert Hampton and James Ralph Hampton, both of Liberty; and one sister, Maynell Haggard of Liberty.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Clifford DeHart. Burial will be in Thomastown Cemetery near Dunnville.
Visitation will be after 8 a.m. today until of time of the service. 

Monty L. Leigh
NICHOLASVILLE - Monty L. Leigh, 47, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Danville, died Thursday at his home after an illness.
He was the grandson of Sylvester Warren of Danville.
Born May 19, 1951, in Boyle County, he was the son of Marvin and Pearl Leigh of Fairborn, Ohio. He was a self-employed computer draftsman and a member of First Baptist Church in Vandalia, Ohio.
Additional survivors include his wife, Audrey Farmer Leigh; a brother, Joseph S. Leigh of Warner-Robbins, Ga. and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Services were 2 p.m. Saturday at Edgewood Baptist Church in Nicholasville by Gayle Toole. Burial was in Stanton Cemetery. 
Pallbearers were Joseph Leigh, Adam Leigh, John Farmer, Jim Hall, Charlie Garrett and John Kutter.
Betts & West Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Floyd Owens
Services for Floyd Owens, 82, Third Street, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Preston-Prewitt Funeral Home by Tim Noel. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 19, 1915, in Smithtown, he was the son of the late Norman and Zona Worley Owens. He was a retired employee of Southern Railroad Company, where he served as a brakeman for 42 years.
Survivors include his wife, Opal Hardwick Owens; one daughter, Janet Zoeller of Loveland; three sons, Kelly Owens of Shelbyville, Monty Owens of Danville and Leland Owens of Marion, Ark.; one brother, Sherrill Owens of Stearns; five sisters, Allene Shepard of Taylorsville; Edith Abbott and Geneva Inman, both of Stearns, Ina Foster of LaGrange and Norma Jean Morrow of Louisville; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today. 

Joan J. Riley
Services for Joan Jenkins Riley, 47, Perkins Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets, by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hill Dale Cemetery.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center after an illness.
Born Sept. 10, 1950, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Kathleen Jenkins. She was a graduate of Danville High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University. She was an employee of Matsushita Appliance and a member of the Domestic Economy Club. She belonged to First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets, where she served as youth director and a Sunday School teacher. In addition, she was a member of the Women's Bible Club and the Usher Board.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas J. Riley; two sons, Joseph Riley and Jeremy Riley, both of Danville; one brother, Norman ``Rick'' Jenkins of Danville; and one sister, Sandra Jenkins of Washington, D.C.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Rev. Willie Stewart Jr.
Services for the Rev. Willie Stewart Jr., 69, Boneyville Road, Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Boneyville Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Milton Simpson Cemetery in Boneyville.
He died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.
Born Feb. 13, 1929, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Willie and Georgia Stewart. He was an employee of Fort Logan Hospital and a member of Boneyville Baptist Church where he was a past president of Sunday School and the Baptist Training Union (BTU). In addition, he was a past moderator of the South District Association.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Stewart; one daughter, Shirley A. Thomas of Winchester; one son, William Cedric Stewart of Murrieta, Calif. and three sisters, Margaret Stewart Beasley, Emma Stewart Gooch and Mary E. Penman, all of Stanford.
Active pallbearers will be Dowell Miller, Oliver Miller, Oneith Fitzgerald, Billy Masterson, Alphonso Miller and Jones Coffman.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Cloyd, Ernest Gooch, Herbert Simpson, Albert Gooch, Eugene Jones and George Reid.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Stella S. Criscillis
LANCASTER - Services for Stella F. Speaks Criscillis, 92, of Richmond Road, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Bob Rush and Lewis Walters. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Sept. 4, 1905, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Georgia Dorton Speaks. She was a homemaker and a member of Lancaster Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday School teacher.
Survivors include her husband, Carl Criscillis and four nieces, Georgia Shell of Lancaster, Pat Walters of Harrodsburg, Linda May of West Virginia and Jo Ann Garrett of Louisville.
Active pallbearers will be Russell Meadors, Bob Brooks, Billy Wayne Lane, Jimmy Schooler, Kenny Adams and John Penman.
Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries Aug. 10, 1998

Charles G. Gilliland
MORELAND - Charles Gilbert Gilliland, 77, a former businessman, of Stanford, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born March 3, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Victor and Birdie Brown Gilliland. He was owner of Gilliland Florist in Stanford and a graduate of Stanford High School. He was a member of Stanford Baptist Church, Lincoln Lodge 60, and a charter member of Stanford Lions Club. 
Survivors include a son, Charles S. Gilliland of Stanford; a sister, Vera N. Gilliland of Stanford; and a brother, Jason Gilliland of Blairsville, Ga.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stanford Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Boshen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Hubert Deatherage, Jim Hodgens, Dale Reed, Glen Campbell, Larry Nicley, Bill Fox and Phillip Sebastian.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. 

Anna B. Sharp
LIBERTY - Anna Frances Barger Sharp, 99, of Louisville, formerly of Liberty, died Saturday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville.
Born May 27, 1899, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Forrest and Susan Allen Barger and the widow of Lowell O. Sharp. She was a former employee of Casey County Court clerk's office, and a member of Liberty First Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Barger Shelby of Louisville; a sister, Ruth Richards of Liberty; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glenwood Cemetery by the Revs. Jim Brown and Sherman Richards.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Obituaries Aug. 11, 1998

Vera Noel Gilliland, 87, of Stanford, a former teacher, died Monday. Her brother, Charles Gilbert Gilliland, 77, a former businessman, died Sunday.
The were children of the late Victor and Birdie Brown Gilliland.
Born June 27, 1911, in Lincoln County, Vera N. Gilliland was a homemaker and graduate of Campbellsville College. She attended Centre College, was a former Lincoln County teacher and was an employee of Federal Land Bank for over 30 years. She was a charter member of Stanford Lions Club and a member of Stanford Baptist Church.
Charles Gilbert Gilliland, 77, is a former businessman, of Stanford.
Survivors include a brother, Jason B. Gilliland of Blairsville, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
Joint services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stanford Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Boshen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Hubert Deatherage, Jim Hodgens, Dale Reed, Glen Campbell, Larry Nicley, Bill Fox and Phillip Sebastian.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. 

Thurmond F. Baxter
MORELAND - Thurmond Franklin Baxter, 75, of Hustonville, died Monday at Veterans Administration, Lexington.
Born July 24, 1923, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Albert R. Baxter and Ruth Simpson. He was a former postal employee in Danville and a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include four sons, Randy, Dewey, Bobby and Terry Baxter, all of Danville; a daughter, Pam Echeverrin of Danville; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Eugene McCawley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mark Duke, Jerry Allen, Brian Karnes, Charles Watts, James Watts and Carl Watts.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday. 

Margie T. LaFavers
LIBERTY - Margie Thomas LaFavers, 88, of Adams Street, died Monday at Casey County Hospital.
Born May 13, 1910, in Dunnville, she was a daughter of the late Hannable and Alice McDonald Thomas. She was a retired merchant and attended Liberty First Baptist Church. She was the widow of Olan LaFavers.
Survivors include a son, Michael LaFavers of Liberty; two brothers, Thurlow Thomas and C.J. Thomas, both of Liberty; two sisters, Elizabeth Terry of Dunnville and Opal McKleen of South Carolina; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Olan LaFavers Jr., and a daughter, Marketia Lynn.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Brown. Burial will be Antioch Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Gary Terry, Greg Neat, Todd Wilson, Ronnie White, Kendell Thomas and Randy Thomas.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Hazel Jordre-May
HIGHLAND CROSSING - Hazel Jordre-May, 86, of Highland Crossing, died Wednesday at her home.
She is a former member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Danville, and was instrumental in the development of Cardinal Meadows, Harrodsburg. She was the widow of William S. Jordre.
Survivors include her husband, O. Worth May; four daughters, Star Kephart of Burgin, Suzanne Jordre-James of Columbus, Ohio, Diane Meyerratken and Jo Ann Jordre, both of Crestview Hills; and a son, J.W. Jordre of Burlington; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Saturday. 
Connley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may go to Hospice, 401 E. 20th St., Covington.

Obituaries Aug. 12, 1998

Thomas B. Letton
Thomas Bedford Letton Jr., 76, of Lexington Road, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born March 18, 1922, in Bourbon County, he was a son of the late Thomas B. and Mary L. Leach Letton. He was a former owner of the Bun Boy Restaurant, a co-founder of First Federal Savings Bank in Harrodsburg, and former owner of Boyle Block Co., for 26 years. He was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. 
Survivors include his wife, Eloise Ware Ammerman Letton; a son, Les Letton of Danville; a daughter, Karen Thornton of Danville; and five grandchildren. 
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Don Lykins, Jimmy Preston, Guy Best, Morse Marcum, Murray Biegalle, Bert Query, Hughes Jackson and Dr. Sam Reid. 
Honorary pallbearers are members of the Austin Roberts Sunday School Class of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. 
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Friday at the church. 
Memorials may go to Lexington Avenue Baptist Church or favorite charity. 

Glenna F. Goodman
HARRODSBURG - Glenna Faye Goodman, 55, of A.T. Dean Road, died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. 
Born April 30, 1943, in Leslie County, she was a daughter of the late Lute and Nora McDaniels. She was a University of Kentucky employee and a member of Burgin Baptist Church. 
Survivors include her husband, Larry M. Goodman; a son, Larry Michael Goodman of Danville; a daughter, Eyvonda M. Carmicle of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Dan McDaniels of Wooton and Nathan McDaniels of Lexington; four sisters, Carol Baker and Nancy Caudill, both of Lexington, Geri Smith of Elizabethtown and Bobbie Peterson of Derdeno Beach, Fla.; and six grandchildren. 
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Joseph Vest. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens. 
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday. 
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice. 

Henriette A. Smith
Graveside services for Henriette Aubert ``Yette'' Smith of Highfield Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Gary Story. 
She died Tuesday at home. 
Born Dec. 31, 1911, in Paris, France, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Lucie Poquet Aubert. She was in sales at Stewarts Department Store and the widow of Robert L. ``Bob'' Smith. 
Survivors include a daughter, Nicole Chavalier of Cordamich, France; locally, a niece, Joyce Robinson of Harrodsburg; a grandson; and three great-granddaughters. 
Pallbearers will be Wayne and Christopher Kinsel, Michael, Jacob and Aaron Robinson and Matthew Ellis. 
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Thursday. 
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice. 
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Thurmond F. Baxter
MORELAND - Services for Thurmond Franklin ``Biscuit'' Baxter, 75, of Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Eugene McCawley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery with military rites by American Legion. 
He died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington. 
Survivors include four sons, Randy, Dewey, Bobby and Terry Baxter, all of Danville; a daughter, Pam Echeverria of Danville; a stepdaughter, Linda Brock of North Carolina; and three stepsons, Cleo Brock of North Carolina, and Robert Brock and Donald Evans, both of Danville; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 
Pallbearers will be Ronald Gordon, Jerry Allen, Brian Karnes, Charles Watts, James Watts and Carl Watts. 
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society. 

Obituaries Aug. 13, 1998

Glenna F. Goodman
HARRODSBURG - Services for Glenna F. Goodman, 55, of A.T. Dean Road, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Joseph Vest. Burial will be Burgin Memorial Gardens. 
Pallbearers will be Robbie and Michael Goodman, Darrin Spivey, Kelly Carmickle, Steve McDaniels and Steve Williams. 
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Obituaries Aug. 14, 1998

Delbert L. Wilson
PERRYVILLE - Delbert Lee Wilson, 87, of South Buell died today at home. 
Born Sept. 28, 1910, in Casey County, he was a son of the late John and Mary Belle King Wilson. He was a retired farmer and a member of Sycamore Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Johnson Wilson of Perryville; a son, William Wilson of Perryville; three daughters, Judy Beedy of McKinney, Sue Webb of Perryville and Janice Dunsmore of Louisville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Wilder Funeral Home with Heath Stone officiating. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. 
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to the American Heart Association. 

Leonora R. Scudder
STANFORD - Leonora R. Scudder, 91, of Highway 198, McKinney, died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 30, 1907, in Clay County, she was a daughter of the late William Wyatt and Mary L. Clark Rawlings. She was a retired teacher, who taught 21 years at McKinney School, and a member of McKinney Baptist Church. She was the widow of Frank Ware Scudder.
Survivors include two sons, William Scudder of Nicholasville and Frank Clark Scudder of Murray; one daughter, Molly S. Estes of Louisville; one brother, William Wyatt Rawlings Jr. of Charleston, S.C.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. James Bland. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Active pallbearers will be William Dye, Fred Reichenbach, Jones Lawless, John Elliott, Rodney Caudill and John Gray Elliott. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law.
Memorial are preferred to McKinney Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 218, McKinney 40484. 

Donald E. Anderson
Services for David E. Anderson, 64, of Shelby Street, Junction City, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Junction City, by the Rev. Bob Bausum. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Anderson died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington of natural causes.
Born Dec. 22, 1933, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Oscar and Mary Whittaker Anderson. He was a sheet metal worker for Penn Ventilator and was a member of First Baptist Church, Junction City. He was a former member of Bass Masters and had made a lure in the 1970s to catch what was believed to be ``the monster of Herrington Lake.''
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Vickery Anderson; a son, Phillip Morgan Anderson of Alum Springs; three daughters, Donna Sue Breeze of Lexington, and Cheryl Lynn Anderson and Mechelle Renee Hilton, both of Moreland; seven brothers, Bill Anderson of Phoenix, Ariz., Gary Anderson of Lexington, and Gilbert ``Gib,'' Bobby, Dan, Lawrence and Glenn Anderson, all of Winchester; five sisters, Ruth Rousey of Junction City, Gladys Douglas of Lexington, and Lorraine Stone, Jean Stamper, Betty Ann Phelps, all of Winchester, Gladys Douglas of Lexington; and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be B.J. Anderson, David Anderson, Scott Anderson, Donnie Stone, Steve Stamper, Danny Taylor, Billy Rollins and Robbie Siders. Honorary pallbearer will be Jack Sexton.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass. 

Thomas B. Letton
Services for Thomas Bedford Letton Jr., 76, of Lexington Road will be at 1 p.m. today at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Letton was a veteran of World War II.
Memorials may go to Lexington Avenue Baptist Church or a favorite charity.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

Luettia Owens
Services for Luettia Owens, 86, formerly of Junction City, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Summit Hilltop Nursing Home, Cincinnati.
Born Oct. 6, 1911, in South Lebanon, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mattie Sullivan Doughman. She was a homemaker and a member of Junction City First Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Clyde Owens; a daughter, Juanita Risse; and a son, Jimmy James.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Fuller of Cincinnati; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after noon Sunday. 


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