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Obituaries Aug. 31, 1998

Frank Gorley
PERRYVILLE - Robert Franklin Gorley, 76, of Minors Branch Road, Forkland, died Sunday at his home of natural causes.
Born July 29, 1922, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late J.B. and Katie Coyle Gorley. He was a retired employee of Whirlpool Corp., and was a member of Sycamore Church of Christ. 
Survivors include his wife, Clarice Arnold Gorley; a daughter, Ann Soper of Danville; three sons, Billy and David Gorley, both of Gravel Switch, and Gary Gorley of Danville; a sister, Aileen Jones of Danville; two brothers, W.T. Gorley of Danville and Harlan Gorley of Lebanon; and eight grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Elder Cemetery, Casey County, by Larry Barker.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice. 

Jason Holton
MORELAND - Jason Holton, 77, of Ben-Jean Drive, died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born March 11, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Clarence and Lula Sims Holton. He was a retired carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Neal Holton; a son, Larry Holton of Liberty; four stepdaughters, and four stepsons; two brothers, Raymond Holton and Clarence Holton, both of Hustonville; and a sister, Daisy Holton of Hustonville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gilbert Robinson. Burial will be in Calvary Ridge Cemetery with military rites by Casey County Funeral Squad.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday. 

Michael D. Payton
MORELAND - Michael Duane Payton, 33, of Bowen Road, Stanford, died as a result of drowning Saturday while swimming in Lake Cumberland in Clinton County.
Born June 10, 1965, in Danville, he was a son of Connie Barber of Hustonville the late Michael Payton. He was director of West Lincoln County Emergency Medical Service for 14 years, director of Boyle County EMS for four years and Jessamine County EMS assistant director for seven years. He was a recipient of the John L. Dunavant Award, and was a paramedic EMT instructor and was commissioner of Lincoln County Enhanced 911. He was captain of Lincoln County Fire Department Station 7, a Lincoln County constable, a member of Masonic Lodge 184, Hustonville, and a Kentucky Colonel. He was a member of Moreland First Baptist Church.
Other survivors include his grandmother, Peachie Stephenson of Hustonville; three sisters, Michelle Adams of Lancaster, Shannon Redd of Nicholasville and Gina Barber of Hustonville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Moreland First Baptist Church by the Rev. Glen Johnson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be William Jeffries, Robert Gisler, Robert Hicks, Tony Wilder, Jim Reed and Jim Castano.
Honorary pallbearers are Shane Christopher, Jim Sterberl, Brian Hardin, Frank Hubbard, Craig Smith and Tim May.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with Masonic rites at 7 p.m. by Hustonville Lodge 184.
Memorials may go to West Lincoln County EMS. 

Virginia Prince
HARRODSBURG - Virginia Prince, 71, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Saturday in Columbus.
Born in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late George and Leadora Burton Sims. She was a retired legal secretary and the widow of Robert Prince. 
Survivors include two sons, Art Prince of Westerville, Ohio, and Van Prince of Cincinnati; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. David Harmon. 
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may go to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 

Clifton A. Proctor
HARRODSBURG - Clifton ``Cliff'' Lee Allen Proctor, 26, of Central Pike, died Friday at his home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Mercer County Coroner Larry Sanders.
Born July 29, 1972, in Mercer County, he was a son of Herbert Proctor and Dona Luster Proctor, both of Mercer County. He was a brake operator at Donaldson, a member of Hopewell Baptist Church and American Legion Post 52. 
Additional survivors include a daughter, Hannah Marie Proctor of Mercer County; a son, Sheldon A. Proctor of Mercer County; maternal grandparents, Amos and Marie Luster of Mercer County, and great-grandmother, Ethel Kirkpatrick of Ohio.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Easterling. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday until time of service. 

Thomas Pulliam
HARRODSBURG - Thomas Pulliam, 81, of Shannon Avenue, died Sunday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Oct. 30, 1916, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Henry and Elizabeth Watts Pulliam. He was a retired farmer and truck driver, an Army veteran of World War II and the widower of Mary Devine Pulliam.
Survivors include six daughters, Wilma Darland of Indiana, Judith A. Sims, Connie Stratton, Debbie Hurst, Barbara Deaton and Mary E. Deaton, all of Mercer County; 19 grandchildren; and a number of great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 

Obituaries Dec. 1, 1998

Henry K. Wren
Henry K. Wren, 76, of High Street, died Monday at his home.
Born Oct. 6, 1922, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Cleve and Lillie King Wren. He was a retired security guard.
Survivors include five sons, James and Allen Wren, both of Danville, Billy Wren of Lexington, Dickie Wren of Stanford and Mike Wren of Junction City; two daughters, Brenda Hillard of Parksville and Teresa Wren of Clay City; two stepsons, Robbie Walters of Nicholasville and Johnny McKnight of Olympia; two stepdaughters, Barbara Carrier and Linda Stafford, both of Danville; two brothers, Woodrow Wren of Danville and Bill Wren of Lancaster; two sisters, Pat Vice and Pearl Payne, both of Danville; 22 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Tony Wren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Gary Story. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be David and Joey Wren, Charlie Whitlock, Adam Harmon, Matt Quinn and Brad Lynn.
Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Harmon and Tim and Mike Brock.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Robert E. Gordon
Services for Robert Earl Gordon, 75, of Boyden Court, were scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Rev. Mark Payton. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens with military rites.
He died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Pallbearers are Chris Hill, Craig and Chris Gordon, Tommy Carter, Norman Bartleson and Lewis Grider.
Honorary pallbearers are Neal Gordon, Charles Stafford, Herb Toombs, Chester Nichols and grandchildren.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may go to Gideon International or Gethsemane Baptist Church Building Fund. 

Ernest Leach
CRAB ORCHARD - Ernest Leach, 66, of Taylor, Mich., died there Friday.
Born Sept. 18, 1932, in Jonesboro, Ark., he was a son of the late Robert E. and Bessie Leach. He was a former owner and operator of EAL Inc., an auto parts business from which he retired.
Survivors include his fiance, Loletia McLeskey of Stanford; stepfather, Verley McLeskey Sr.; five sisters, Marie Gilbert and Arlene Gibson, both of Tennessee, Rose Connelly and Linda and Joyce Moore, both of Michigan; and a brother, Verly McLeskey Jr. of Michigan.
Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg by the Rev. David Harris. 
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Leah C. Miller
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Leah Cummins Miller of Fort Lauderdale, formerly of Junction City, died Monday at Coral Springs Medical Center after a short illness.
Survivors include a son, David W. Miller of Fort Lauderdale; two sisters, Gayle Potts of Coroapolis, Pa., and Brenda Carroll of Burgin; eight brothers, Frank, Cecil and Brad Cummins, all of Stanford, Dewey Cummins of Perryville, Mike Cummins of Mitchellsburg, Johnny, Ricky and Timmy Cummins, all of Junction City.
Funeral arrangements were made in Florida. 

Obituaries Dec. 2, 1998

Timothy D. Chester
HARRODSBURG - Timothy Dale Chester, 34, of Maple Street, died Monday in an auto accident in Jessamine County.
Born March 16, 1964, in Mercer County, he was a son of Patricia Y. Wilham Miller of Harrodsburg, and the late Allen Chester. He was a carpenter and a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include his stepfather, David Miller; a son, Joshua Chester of Danville; a sister, Lesha A. Curtsinger of Harrodsburg; a brother, Terry L. Chester of Danville; and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Chester of Danville.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Queen P. Harris
LEXINGTON - Queen Victoria ``Momma Queen'' Prentice Harris, 85, of Lexington, died Monday.
Born in Wilmore, she was a daughter of the late Turner and Maggie Tull Prentice, a member of Cedar Top Baptist Church, and the widow of Clarence E. Harris.
Survivors include five daughters, Ann Johnson, Emma Patton, Hattie Claybrooks, and Edith Miller, all of Lexington, and Mary Griffin of Danville; three sisters, Betty W. Marshall of Lexington, Berniece Gates of Keene, and Sarah Baker of Winchester; 26 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three children, John I. Johnson, Geneva Cassell and James R. Johnson.
Services will be noon Friday at Cedar Top Baptist Church, Wilmore, by the Rev. Anthony Givens. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday at O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary. 

Grace P. Kitts
STANFORD - Services for Grace Potts Kitts, 82, of Logan Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Potts. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 17, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William C. and Mary Mastin Potts. She was a homemaker, a member of Neals Creek Methodist Church and the widow of Jim Kitts. 
Survivors include five daughters, Juanita K. Fletcher of Richmond, Va., Shelby J. Stevens of Stanford, Lois K. Metzger of Versailles, Patricia Kitts of Hustonville and Debbie K. Widner of Bald Knob, Ark.; a brother, William C. Potts Jr. of Sparta; a sister, Mabel D. Nave of Dayton, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Terry Fletcher, Scott, Jason and John Stevens Jr., Shon Gelhausen and Ryan and Chad Metzger.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

Obituaries Dec. 3, 1998

Avery Buis
LIBERTY - Avery ``Abe'' Buis, 81, of Liberty, died Wednesday at Casey County Hospital.
Born Feb. 17, 1917, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Jason and Pearlie Tarter Buis. He was a retired farmer and a member of Athens Church of Christ. 
Survivors include two brothers, Verlin Buis of Liberty and Ervin Buis of Eubank; and two sisters, Gertha Elmore of Yosemite and Maurine Fair of Liberty.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Virgil T. Eubank. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Charles V. Saylor
CRAB ORCHARD - Charles V. Saylor, 62, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Wednesday at his home.
Born Oct. 29, 1936, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Hezzie and Roxie Hoskins Saylor. He was an Army veteran and retired from Western Bowling Alley, Cincinnati. He had attended Watts Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister, June Hawkins of Cincinnati.
Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m. at Saylor Cemetery, Crab Orchard, by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. 
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home. 

Stella J. Logue
Services for Stella Jenkins Logue, 70, of Lexington, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Donnie Releford. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at her home.
Born July 29, 1928, in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Hattie Jenkins. She was a shoe store manager in Cincinnati, a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans Unit 1, Lexington Auxiliary and a state executive of the DAV Auxiliary. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington.
Survivors include her husband, Louis M. Logue; two sons, Calvin Sims of Mount Washington and Michael J. Logue of Las Vegas, Nev.; a daughter, Barbara D. Hacker of Lexington; a brother, Leonard Jenkins of Florence; three sisters, Lucy Voorhies, Lizzie Vandiver and Emily Patterson, all of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Rich Blumeier, Sam Kennedy, Brian Hacker, Eric Hacker, Steve Ghadik, Michael Sims, Jimmy Logue and Rob Elks.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to DAV Auxiliary.

Obituaries Dec. 4, 1998

Jo A. Brashear
HARRODSBURG - Jo Anne Brashear, 82, of Bonnylynn Drive, died Thursday at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born Dec. 17, 1915, in Hyden, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Jane Morgan. She was a retired teacher and a member of Presbyterian church. She was the former wife the late Custer Brashear.
Survivors include one son, Toma G. Brashear of Gainesville, Fla., a daughter, Conchita Grall of Harrodsburg; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held later in Florida.
Memorials may go to the United Presbyterian Church Foundation, c/o Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church, North Main Street, Harrodsburg, Ky. 40330. 

Helen T. Robinson
HARRODSBURG - Helen T. Robinson, 102, of Handy Pike, died Wednesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born March 25, 1896, in Newark, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Will and Elizabeth Wintch Theuer. 
She was the widow of Francis Emerson Robinson. She was a retired horse farm owner and a charter member of the Garden Grove Community Church, now the Crystal Cathedral. She and her husband owned and operated Clear View Farm in Summit., N.J., and an American saddle horse breeding farm in Iowa. She was a horse show judge and was instrumental in the formation of the American Saddle Horse Association. She owned and operated the F.E. Robinson Art Galleries from 1944 to 1978. She was associated with the Montjoy Horse Farm in Kentucky for a number of years and was a honorary Kentucky Colonel. 
Survived by a son, Kenneth D. Robinson of Harrodsburg, six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will be held later in New Jersey.
Memorials may go to the Mercer County Chapter of the American Cancer Society. 

Lucille Statom
MORELAND - Lucille Statom, 92, of Junction City, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
She was born April 21, 1906, in Boyle County. She was the widow of Edgar Statom.
She is survived by a son, Eddie Statom of Junction City; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Morgan Statom.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Keith Willoughby. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. 
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may go to the WDFB radio station. 

Daisy Roach Prewitt
HARRODSBURG - Services for Daisy Roach Prewitt, 93, of Lexington, formerly of Mercer County, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert Shaw. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at the Christian Health Care Center in Lexington.
Born Oct. 4, 1905, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late George Allan and Sally Hester Dean Brown. She was a retired seamstress with Cricketeer Manufacturing and a member of the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.
She is survived by two sons, William Gene Roach of Las Vegas, David Lee Roach of Lexington; two daughters, Edith Loraine Cain of Apple Valley Calif., and Susan Dean of Louisville; 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Randy Green, David A. Roach, James Brown, Joseph Dean Jr., Glenn Dean, Jim Brown.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today. 
Memorials may go to the Christian Health Center, 1500 Trent Blvd., Lexington, Ky., 40515. 

Nan Stone
LANCASTER - Services for Nan Stone, 74, of Meadow Lark Lane, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. 
Born July 24, 1924, in Little Rock, Ark., she was the daughter of the late John Frank and Dora Simpson Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of Lancaster Baptist Church.She was the widow of Herbert Wilson Stone.
Survivors include two daughters, Teresa Kirby and Mary Lou Johnson, both of Lancaster; four brothers, Richard Moore and Frank Norse, both of Lexington, Charles Moore of Anchoridge, Alaska and Joe Moore of Florida; a sister, Mary Ball of Titusville, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John Ball, Mike Poynter, Michael Poynter Jr., Mel Bonner, Jerry Moore and Charlie Hood.
Honorary pallbearers are W.D. Sutton, Raymond Hatfield, David Layton, Howard Ball, Leonard Kirby and Don Martin.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today. 

Bradley Taylor
LIBERTY - Services for Bradley Taylor, 80, of Caney Fork Road, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial was in Whited Cemetery. 
He died Wednesday at his home.
Born Feb. 17, 1918, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Jason Mitchell and Clara Barlow Taylor. He was a farmer and a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge No. 722 FA&M.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Buck Taylor; a son, J.C. Taylor of Spring City, Tenn.; three daughters, Vurda Mae Stewart of Dallas, Eva Carol Gillock of Hustonville and Phylis Ann Blanton-Berry of Grove Port, Ohio; three brothers, Charlie Taylor of Harrodsburg and Mitchell and Lowell Taylor, both of Liberty; four sisters, Nora Denson of Harrodsburg and Ova Edwards, Myrtle Derringer and Ella Cross, all of Liberty; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Anthony, Brad and Adam Dean, Michael Blanton, Jay Taylor and Dwight Gillock.

Obituaries Dec. 6, 1998

Edward Poindexter
Private services for Edward Poindexter, 74, of The Veterans' Center, Wilmore, will be Monday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery by the Rev. David Hunter. 
He died Thursday at his residence.
Born May 3, 1924, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Edward Hale ``Pete'' and Nell Taylor Poindexter. He was a retired mechanic and fighter pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
He attended Texas Technical University and the University of Kentucky.
Survivors include two sisters, Frances Leonard of Harrodsburg and Betty Poindexter of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Visitation is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home. 

Lucille Statom
MORELAND - Services for Lucille Statom, 92, of Junction City, will be 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Keith Willoughby. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 21, 1906, in Boyle County, she was the widow of Edgar Statom.
Survivors include a son, Eddie Statom of Junction City; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, Morgan Statom.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today. 
Memorials may go to WDFB radio station. 

Jane R. Carpenter
HARRODSBURG - Jane R. Carpenter, 79, of Factory Street, died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. 
Born Jan. 10, 1919, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Booker and Nannie Lee Burse Royalty. She was a former secretary and member of Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, James F. Carpenter; a brother, Roscoe Royalty of Harrodsburg; and a sister, Faye Adkinson of Harrodsburg. 
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Mark Girard. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 1:30-3:30 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. 

John Etta Chenault
John Etta Chenault, 82, of Fairview Street, Danville, died on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 17, 1916 in Boyle county, she was the daughter of the late Joe Hattie Walker and John Bradshaw. She was a retired seamstress and a member of First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets, where she was formerly a member of the church Progressive Club and former president of the usher board. She was the widow of Harvey Chenault Sr.
Survivors include two sons, George and Harvey Chenault, both of Danville; three daughters, Bethel Wade, Loretta Taylor and Rita Laneir Bowman, all of Danville; one brother, Porter Walker of Cincinnati, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandhcildren
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut, with the Rev. David Chenault officiating. Burial will be in Hilldale cemetery.
Active and honorary pallbearers will be Thomas and Richard Porter, Carl and Daniel Bartleson, Lewis Chenault, Marvin Smith, Otis and Gary Ford, Jesse Wade, John Routt, Larry Jennings, James Johnson, David Chenault, Charles Grey, Jerry Hunn and Charles Mayfield.
Visitation will be after noon Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. Preston Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Luther Durham
LIBERTY - Luther ``Babe'' Durham, 69, of Yosemite, died Friday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born April 12, 1929, in Mount Olive, Ky., he was a son of the late Brownlow and Frances Durham. 
He was a former sawmill employee.
Survivors include two nephews, a niece and several cousins. He was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel by the Revs. Greg Powell and C.B. Carman. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home. 

Ernest Finley
Walter Ernest Finley, 94, of Stoney Point Road, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 9, 1904, in Danville, he was a son of the late Houston and Martha Ann Vanderpool Finley.
He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Wylie Finley; two sons, Kenneth T. ``Dude'' Finley of Danville and Garnet R. Finley of Nicholasville; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 3-5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home. 

Maude Gray
Maude Gray, 101, of the Center for Rehabilitation, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born May 24, 1897, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Peter Kennedy and Eliza Kennedy Cowan. She was the widow of Tom Gray and was a member of First Baptist Church and Women's Improvement Club. She worked for the Bean, Guerrant and Glore families. 
Survivors include a niece, Sonora Jones of Danville; a great-niece, Carolyn Prince of Danville; and a great-great-niece, Debbie Prince of Louisville. She was preceded in death by a son, J.T. Gray. 
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Glair Lynn, Billy Richardson, Ronnie McCowan, Raymond Huston, Everett Daugherty and Norman Bartleson. Honorary pallbearers will be James Johnson, John Davis, Jim Singleton and Charles Gray.
Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church. 

Ruby Lawhorn
LIBERTY - Ruby Lawhorn, 91, of Carmicle View Apartments, Liberty, died Friday at her home.
Born Aug. 30, 1907, in Adair County, she was a daughter of the late Jowel and Laura Bottoms Hardwick and was the widow of George Lawhorn. She was a homemaker and member of South Fork Baptist Church. 
Survivors include three daughters, Catherene Evans and Martha Patton, both of Liberty, and Georgia Barnes of Brookston, Ind.; two sons, Tommy and Gregory Lawhorn, both of Liberty; a sister, Evaline Godby of Liberty; 26 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Margarett Taylor and Luethel Lawhorn; and a son, David Lawhorn.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at South Fork Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Bryant. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery.
Visitation is until 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. 

W. Emmett Maggard
CRAB ORCHARD - Wilburn Emmett Maggard, 94, of Ky. Hwy. 1781, died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born March 30, 1904, in Wise County, Va., he was a son of the late Sam Maggard and Mary Helen Killen Maggard Milliron. He was a farmer and attended Mount Zion Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Dessie Mae Smith Maggard of Stanford; two daughters, Sue Reynolds of Waynesburg and Sherry Stoeke of Covington; two sons, Emmett Lee and Lonnie Richard Maggard, both of Stanford; a half-brother, Henry Hudson Milliron of Illinois; a half-sister, Fay Barnes of Eaton, Ohio; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home Chapel by Gerald Carter. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Dale, Lynn and Jim Reynolds, Kenneth Maggard, Billy, Jack and Gene Snyder, and Chad Phelps.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home. 

Fred S. Raines
LANCASTER - Fred Stanley Raines, 85, of Lexington Road, died Friday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. 
Born Sept. 4, 1913, in Cincinnati, he was a son of the late John and Mary Margaret Hughes Raines.
He was a self-employed carpenter and member of True Followers of Christ. He was the widower of Hattie May Raines.
Survivors include three sons, David and Mitchell Raines, both of Garrard County, and Irvan Raines of Lancaster; a daughter, Shirley Sheron of Lancaster; two sisters, Evelyn Stone of Garrard County and Sally Benge of Versailles; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by Glen Gasser and Greg Harger. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. 
Pallbearers will be his grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be Bessie Falb, Georgetta Covey, Della Mae Raines, Leonard and Jewell Kirby, Robert and Retha Little and Dr. James Werkmeister.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home. 

Clyde H. Smith
MORELAND - Clyde Henry Smith, 56, of Stanford, died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 3, 1942, he was a son of the late Robert and Ella Noggle Smith. He was a self-employed mechanic and a Baptist.
Survivors include a daughter, Marsha Payton of Hustonville; three sons, Jeffrey Lynn and Greg Scott Smith, both of Stanford, and Michael Scott Craig of Liberty; four sisters, Marlene Skinner, Yevon Conkin and Angela Smith, all of Indianapolis, and Eva Martin of Stanford; two brothers, Ronald and Michael Smith, both of Indianapolis; and five grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.


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