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Obituaries Sept. 17, 1998

Betty Y. Christopher
NICHOLASVILLE - Betty Young Christopher, 60, of Old Danville Road, died Tuesday at her home of complications associated with cancer.
She is a daughter of Eugenia Goode Young of Lancaster and the late Lawrence R. Young Sr.
Other survivors include two daughters, Leslie Featherly of Bardstown and Betsy Preston of Nicholasville; a son, Michael Christopher of Nicholasville; a grandmother, Bernice Goode of Louisville; two sisters, Shirley Coyle and Debbie Rhodus, both of Lancaster; two brothers, Lawrence R. Young Jr. of Burlington and Bobby Young of Lancaster; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Betts and West Funeral Home by the Revs. William Allen, Mark McCarty and Pete Arnold. Burial will be in Camp Nelson Cemetery.
Visitation is 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Friday until time of service.
Memorials may go to Jessamine County Hospice.

Mary M. Martin
RICHMOND - Mary Esther McFarland Martin, 42, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Wednesday at her home. 
She was a daughter of David L. and Dorothy McFarland of Casey County, a member of Galilee Baptist Church, Berea, and a private piano teacher.
Survivors include her husband, David Randy Martin; two brothers, David L. McFarland of Berea and Timothy McFarland of Casey County; and two sisters, Martha James of Casey County and Becky Dixon of Lawrenceburg.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Galilee Baptist Church by the Rev. John Dodson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Friday at the church.
Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William E. Anderson
Service for William E. ``Billy'' Anderson, 65, formerly of Paper Mill Road, Lancaster, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
He died Tuesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born June 5, 1933, in Garrard County, he was a son the late John A. and Bessie Peel Anderson. He was a retired farmer and meat cutter for Randalls Super Value, Lexington, and Foodtown, Lancaster. He was a member of Lancaster Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley J. Routt Anderson; two sons, David E. Anderson of Lancaster and Donnie W. Anderson of Shelbyville; a brother, Horace Anderson of Nicholasville; two sisters, Hazel Davis of Texas, and Ruby McElvoy of Danville; and four grandchildren.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Catherine Dunn
LANCASTER - Services for Catherine ``Cathy'' Dunn, 45, of West Buford Street, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Paulding Street. Burial will be in Duncantown Cemetery.
She died Monday at her home of natural causes.
Born July 1, 1953, in Lexington, she was a daughter of Francis Richey Watkins of Stanford and the late Robert Watkins. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Lewis Dunn; two daughters, Chantay D. Dunn and Latoya C. Dunn, both of Lancaster; a son, Robert Lewis Dunn of Lancaster; a brother, Wilburn Richey Jr., of Stanford; two sisters, Wilma Richey of Stanford and Theresa Richey of Danville.
Pallbearers will be Paul Vandike, James Black, Gary McPherson, Charles Hood, Darrell and Tyrone Spillman and Pat Alcorn.
Honorary pallbearers are James, Hershchel, Mitchell, David and George Penman. and Cabal Merritt.
Visitation is noon-1 p.m. Saturday.
Spurlin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Morgan B. Sandidge
MORELAND - Services for Morgan B. Sandidge, 84, of Moreland, will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Minor and David Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born March 4, 1914, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Madison and Mattie Bishop Sandidge. He was an employee of Southern Railroad, retired after 34 years in the signal division. He was a member of Moreland Christian Church and a 50-year member of Hustonville Masonic Lodge 184.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Carter Sandidge; and a sister, Lena Vanhook of Hustonville.
Pallbearers will be Billy Kirkpatrick, Jim Kelly, Elwood Brown, Dale Smith, Jimmie Chelf and George Price.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Thursday with Masonic rites at 7 p.m.

Obituaries Sept. 18, 1998

Maurice P. Hubbard
Maurice Powell Hubbard, 66, of Moore's Lane, Stanford, died Tuesday in Sterling, Ill.
Born Jan. 30, 1931, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Robert W. and Sara L. Carney Hubbard. He was a farmer and a retired employee of Signet Systems where he had been a shipping clerk. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of Moreland Christian Church and American Legion of Stanford.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Hubbard; a son, John Hubbard of Stanford; a daughter, Marilyn Steinberger of Junction City; a sister, Mary Eva Robinson of Danville; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Albert Gisler.
Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 18 of Stanford.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Sunday at Stith Funeral Home. 

James T. Crawford
MORELAND - James Thomas Crawford, 87, of Stanford, died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Sept. 3, 1911, in Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Willie J. and Lou Ann Voils Crawford. He was a retired farmer and a member of Stanford First Church of God. He was the widower of Margaret Josephine Rice Crawford.
Survivors include four sons, James R. Crawford of Stanford, Dr. Robert L. Crawford of Memphis, Tenn., Sam Crawford of Madisonville and Danny J. Crawford of Lexington; a daughter, June C. Long of Lancaster; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra G. Crawford.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Bastin. Burial will be in McCormack's Church Cemetery, Lincoln County.
Pallbearers will be Tom, Robbie, Justin, John Michael, Prentice and Sam Crawford Jr., Gary Poynter and John Scafe.
Honorary pallbearers are Howard J. Gaines, Chris Graber, Willie Crawford and members of First Church of God, Stanford.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Saturday. 

Marian J. Weber
HARRODSBURG - Marian Jones Weber, 91, of Woodford Place, died Thursday at her home after a long illness.
Born Aug. 16, 1907, in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late Samuel B. and Violet Carter Jones. She was the widow of Glen C. Weber. She was a retired librarian for the Indianapolis Public Library and a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, David C. Weber of Harrodsburg; two daughters, Margaret H. Weber of Farmington, Mich., and Nancy W. Kalesz of Overland Park, Kan.; a brother, David C. Jones of Harrodsburg; a sister, Mina R. Perlow of Downers Grove, Ill.; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild.
Arrangements for memorial services are incomplete at McClellen Funeral Home.
Contribution may go to Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 66, Harrodsburg, 40330. 

Catherine Dunn
LANCASTER - Services for Catherine Dunn, 45, of West Buford Street, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Paulding Street. Burial will be in Duncantown Cemetery.
She was a daughter of Frances Watkins Richey, who's name was incorrect in Thursday's paper, and a stepdaughter of Wilburn Richey, both of Stanford.
She was member of Clifton Baptist Church, Danville.
Visitation is noon-1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Mary M. Martin
RICHMOND - Services for Mary Esther McFarland Martin, 42, of Richmond, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Galilee Baptist Church in Berea by the Rev. John Dodson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at her home. 
Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today at the church.
Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Wayne Potter
WAYNESBURG - Services for Wayne Potter, 78, of Ky. 1247, will be 7 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by Chester Cornett. Cremation will follow.
He died Wednesday at his home.
Born Aug. 20, 1920, in Magnolia, Ill., he was a son of the late Herman and Eunice Newburn Potter. He was a retired federal corrections officer in the rehabilitation department and a member of the Christian church. He was a Marine Sergeant during World War II and a member of Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Ora Sims Potter; four sons, Barry W. Potter of Terre Haute, Ind., Mark Potter of Denver, Colo., Clay Potter of Corinth, Texas, and K.C. Potter of Corpus Christi, Texas; a daughter, Patty Claven of Port Orchard, Wash.; two stepsons, Lawrence A. Tackett of Fulton, Texas, and Don W. Tackett of Corpus Christi; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Pond Baptist Church. 

Paul J. Southerland
MORELAND - Services for Paul J. Southerland, 58, of Gravel Switch, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Danville Church of God by the Revs. Lonnie Daugherty and Shane Pippen. Burial will be in Vaught Cemetery, Casey County.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Jan. 2, 1940, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Sid and Ethel Shepperson Southerland. He was a self-employed drywall contractor and a member of Friendship Baptist Church, Butchertown.
Survivors include his wife, Delois Ferrell Southerland; four sons, Gregory and Roger Southerland, both of Gravel Switch, Brian Southerland of Hustonville, and Dewayne Southerland of Danville; four daughters, Freda Carey of Gravel Switch, Beverly King of Danville, Glorita Denson of Hustonville and Tracy Brown of Moreland; two brothers, Robert Southerland of Stanford and Buddy Southerland of Parksville; three sisters, Edith Terrill of Hustonville, Laura Wilson of Danville, and Agnes Warren of Florence; and 17 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Randy, Keith, Norman, Floyd and Harvey Southerland and Jeff King.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at the church.
W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Obituaries Sept. 20, 1998

J.L. Whitehouse
PERRYVILLE - J.L. Whitehouse, 83, of South Bend, Ind. formerly of Boyle County, died Tuesday in South Bend.
He was born in Marion County and was a son of the late Leslie and Rosa Lee Alford Whitehouse.
Survivors include four brothers, Clarence Whitehouse of Lebanon, Godbey Whitehouse of Danville and Alfred and Stanley Whitehouse, both of Perryville.
Services were held Friday in South Bend, followed by burial there.
Information provided by Wilder Funeral Home. 

Samuel M. Phillips
MORELAND - Samuel Morgan Phillips, 76, of Junction City, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 22, 1921, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Morgan and Etta Bell Case Phillips. He was a retired foreman of Asplundh tree service where he worked for 35 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a deacon of Mount Freeman Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Steinberger Phillips; a son, Gary Wayne Phillips of Junction City; a daughter, Pamela Kaye Phillips of Junction City; a brother, Dwayne Phillips of Alum Springs; two sisters, Mildred Durrett of Parksville and Naomi Peavy of Liberty; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Freeman Baptist Church by the Rev. Terry Cornish. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens with military rites by American Legion, Post 18 of Stanford.
Active pallbearers will be Darrell and Glynn and Dana Steinberger, Frank Durrett, Jim Peavy and Jonnie McAninch.
Honorary pallbearers are deacons of Mount Freeman Baptist Church and a Senior Adult Sunday school members of the church.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. 

Maurice P. Hubbard
Services for Maurice Powell Hubbard, 66, of Moore's Lane, Stanford, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Albert Gisler. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 18 of Stanford.
Pallbearers will be Bryan Cooper, Kenny Stamper, Tommy Sudduth, Gary Rousey, Butch Seelye, David Simpson, Jimmy Cooper and Matthew Layer.
Hubbard died Tuesday in Sterling, Ill.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today. 

Rena W. Aldridge
LANCASTER - Services for Rena Margaret Watts Aldridge, 85, of Lancaster, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Hawkins and Dwight Forderhase. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Roger Aldridge, James Bryant III, Matthew Wallen, Jamie Aldridge, Christian Aldridge, Ed Wallen and James Bryant Jr.
She died Thursday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born March 13, 1913, she was the widow of Leonard H. Aldridge. A son, Maurice Aldridge, also predeceased her. She was a member of Lancaster Christian Church and was a homemaker and a bridge club member.
Survivors include three sons, Len and James Albert Aldridge, both of Lexington, and Don Aldridge of Ohio; four daughters, Barbara Teater, Jeanette Aldridge and Joyce Bryant, all of Lancaster, and Rena Margaret Wallen of Lexington; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Garrard County Food Pantry, P.O. 408, Lancaster 40444. 

Anna Godsey
LANCASTER - Services for Anna Godsey, 82, of Cowden Court will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hyattsville Baptist Church by the Rev. Everett Priddy. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are deacons of Hyattsville Baptist Church.
She died Thursaday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 16, 1916, in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Elza and Elizabeth Morrow. She was the widow of Jesse Godsey and a member of Hyattsville Baptist Church and Garrard County Senior Citizens Center.
Survivors include six daughters, Jean Thurman of Monticello, Nora Wylie of Winchester, Pat Gallagher of Lancaster, Wanda Patrick of Copperas Cove, Texas, Bonnie McMullan of Laurel, Miss., and Jewell Godsey of San Antonio, Texas; four sons, Rollin Godsey and Ron Godsey, both of Lancaster; Dale Godsey of Menomonee Falls, Wis., and Rick Godsey of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a brother, Ray Hammond of Clamoth Falls, Ore.; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Garrard County Senior Citizens Center. 

Marian J. Weber
HARRODSBURG - A memorial service for Marian Jones Weber, 91, of Woodford Place will be 2 p.m. Monday at Harrodsburg Christian Church by the Revs. David Hartman and Les Rust. Interment of ashes will be Thursday in St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Mary's, W.Va.
She died Thursday at her home.
There is no visitation.
Memorials may go to Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 66, Harrodsburg 40330 or one's favorite charity.
McClellan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Obituaries Sept. 21, 1998

Thomas S. Harris
GRAYSON - Thomas Sheldon Harris, 76, of Pleasant Valley, died Friday at his home after a long illness.
Born Nov. 2, 1921, in Carter County, he was a son of the late James B. and Madge Rice Harris Baker. He was a retired refinery operator for Ashland Oil, Inc., a member of Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union, the Selective Service Board and served on the State Advisory Council. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a charter member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3705, and past member of Moore-Armstrong American Legion Post 138. He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps and First Baptist Church in Olive Hill, and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Jackson Harris; four daughters, Callie Baker, Connie Baker and Cindie Harris, all of Olive Hill, and Cathie M. Harris of Danville; a son, Thomas L. Harris of Olive Hill; a brother, Paul S. Harris of Blacksburg, Va.; and six grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday at Sparks Funeral Home by the Revs. Mike Blankenship and Quentin Lockwood. Burial was in East Carter County Memory Gardens. 

Samuel M. Phillips
MORELAND - Services for Samuel Morgan Phillips, 76, of Junction City, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Freeman Baptist Church by the Rev. Terry Cornish. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens with military rites by American Legion Post 18 of Stanford.
He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
In addition to survivors listed Sunday, he was survived by a half brother, Glyn Singleton of Junction City.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Tuesday until time of service at the church.

Obituaries Sept. 22, 1998

Marcus A. Clements
LIBERTY - Marcus ``Mark'' Andrew Clements, 37, of Rubarts Road, Dunnville, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, of natural causes.
Born March 24, 1961, in Cincinnati, he was a son of Charles and Opal M. Pennington Clements of Dunnville. 
Other survivors include his brother, Keith Clements of Dunnville; and a grandmother, Lena Pennington of Liberty.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Darren Gillespie. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

John O. McKim
LACONIA, Ind. - John O. McKim, 78, of Laconia, died Monday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville.
Born Feb. 5, 1920, in Laconia, he was a son of the late John F. and Lillie Reed McKim. He was a farmer, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2950 and a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Rozella Jacobs McKim; two sons, Roy McKim of Corydon, Ind., and John F. McKim of Laconia; six daughters, Judy Miller and Sharon Brown, both of Corydon, Nancy Wiseman of New Albany, Ind., Debbie Brown of Elizabeth, Ind., Middy True of Danville and Rebecca Snook of Georgetown, Ind.; a sister, Mildred Vaughn of Cannelton, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home by the Rev. Charles Wolfgang. Burial will be in the Central Cemetery, Central, Ind.
Visitation is noon-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday. 

Harold L. Gosser
LIBERTY - Services for Harold Lloyd Gosser, 65, of Dry Ridge Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Jim Lynn and C.B. Carman. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.
He died Monday at his home.
Born Aug. 30, 1933, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Herbert and Myrtle Pennington Gosser. He was a farmer and attended Poplar Grove Baptist Church and Poplar Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Wyatt Gosser; two sons, Jeffrey L. Gosser and Bradley W. Gosser, both of Liberty; two sisters, Matrice Russell of Liberty and Fredia Richardson of Lawrenceburg; three brothers, Harvey and Horace Gosser, both of Liberty, and Gene Gosser of Hustonville; and two granddaughters. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Leslie K. Gosser.
Pallbearers will be Norman Gosser, Doug Johnson, Johnny Maupin, Elwood Hoskins, James Rodgers and David McKinney.
Honorary pallbearers are Arthur Garrett, Billy Grant, Carl Wesley, Keith Caudill, Hubert Cornett, Bob Weddle, John Murphy and David Cundiff.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Hershel W. Thompson
HARRODSBURG - Services for Hershel W. Thompson, 84, of North Main Street, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Glenn Daugherty and Arlis Luttrell. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Sunday at his home.
Born Feb. 27, 1914, in McDowell County, W.V., he was a son of the late Raleigh W. and Viola Roberts Thompson. He was a retired coal miner for Amhurst Coal Co. in Logan, W.V., where he had worked for 27 years. He also was an employee of University of Kentucky's Spindletop Farm and a member of Harrodsburg Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Walker Thompson; two sons, Ronald D. Thompson of Rison, Ark., and Lloyd ``Doug'' Thompson of Lawrenceburg; three daughters, Bonnie N. Patterson of Harrodsburg, Judith A. Graham of Marietta, Ga., and Linda K. Mann of Ravenswood, W.V.; a brother, Stacy Thompson of Whitwell, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jimmy Patterson, Ronald Thompson Jr., Steven Thompson, Mark Thompson, Kevin Graham, Steve Mann, John Graham and Isaac Abner.
Honorary pallbearers are Dan Culton, Joe Morgan, Wesley WIlliams, Benny Williams, Ron Short and Danny Abner.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.


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