Ollie Jean Vernon Taylor Miner
Ollie Jean Vernon Taylor Miner, 67, of Lexington, formerly of Hodgenville,
died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
She was retired from civil service at Fort Knox.
Survivors include her husband, Roland Miner; two daughters, Sharon
Taylor Rice of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Mary Taylor Reynolds of Lexington;
three sons, Gil L. Taylor of Lexington, Robert L. Taylor of Dardanelle,
Ark., and David R. Miner of Lancaster; her father, Clarence Ollie Vernon
of Hodgenville; four sisters, Catherine Brown, Linda Metcalf and Dorothy
Lofgren, all of Hodgenville, and Sandra Lawler of Lexington; two brothers,
Lawrence Vernon of Dardanelle, Ark., and James Vernon of Hodgenville; and
The funeral is 1 p.m. Thursday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.
Burial will be in Red Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday
at the funeral home.
Sarah Beatrice 'Bea' Tucker
Sarah Beatrice 'Bea' Tucker, 78, of Hodgenville, died Monday, Nov.
13, 2000, at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was a member of Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Ray Tucker; a son,
David Porter; two brothers, Marvin Porter and James Porter; and a grandson,
Survivors include a son, Mike Tucker of Hodgenville; two daughters,
Jeanine Ragland of Magnolia and Brenda Price of Orlando, Fla.; a sister,
Gladys Foote of LaGrange; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Wednesday at Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian
Church with the Rev. Tim McGuire officiating. Burial will be in Hardin
Memorial Gardens in Elizabethtown.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at
Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia.
Ann Lucille Birkhead Vick
Ann Lucille Birkhead Vick, 92, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Thursday, Nov.
A native of Hermanville, Miss., she was reared in Big Clifty and spent
most of her adult years in Louisville. She moved to Phoenix in 1987. She
was a school teacher for several years in Kentucky and later was in the
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents, Robert and
Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Menges of Scottsdale, Ariz.;
a sister, Bessie Lawson of Louisville; four grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service at Mountain View Presbyterian Church.
Messinger Mortuary in Scottsdale, Ariz., was in charge of arrangements.
C.A. Barnes Sr.
C.A. Barnes Sr., 78, of Bardstown, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at Flaget
Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.
A life-long resident of Nelson County, he was retired from General
Electric after 36 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and had
received the Purple Heart Medal at the Battle of the Bulge in Germany.
He was a member of Duvall Lodge #6 and the York Right, the American Legion,
Disabled American Veterans, and First Cedar Creek Baptist Church where
he was a deacon. He was a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James W. and Emma Pfannenschmidt
Barnes; a brother, Edsel David Barnes; and two sisters, Florence Barnes
and Josephine Cooper.
Survivors include his wife, Velma Smith Barnes; two daughters, Dianne
Barnes Wentworth of Bardstown and Karen Barnes Mills of Elizabethtown;
a son, Clarence Allen Barnes Jr. of Bardstown; two brothers, James Barnes
of Indianapolis and Theodore Barnes of Lexington; two sisters, Victoria
Montgomery of Louisville and Clara Breed of Hooks, Texas; four grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Thursday at First Cedar Creek Baptist Church
with the Rev. Stuart Strickland, the Rev. Walter Mantooth and the Rev.
Victor Stansbury officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 3 to 8 p.m. today at Mann and Greenwell Funeral Home
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American
Henry G. Borquez
Henry G. Borquez, 57, of Buffalo, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2000, at Jewish
Hospital in Louisville.
He attended South Fork Baptist Church in LaRue County, was a retired
master sergeant for the U.S. Army after 25 years, and was a member of DAV/DAVA
Survivors include two daughters, Olivia Borquez of Elizabethtown and
Luisa Bozman of Missouri; a son, Jacob Borquez of Rineyville; three sisters,
Trudy Jean Hernandez, Juanita Castaneda and Cecelia Robles, all of Phoenix;
five brothers, Samuel Borquez of Zoneton, and Joe Borquez, Manuel Noriega,
Tom Borquez and Fred Barrigas, all of Phoenix; and three grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service at 10 a.m. Friday at South Fork Baptist
Church with the Rev. Dan King officiating.
Visitation is 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
Mary Jane 'Jean' Carmen
Mary Jane ''Jean'' Carmen, 85, of St. Augustine, Fla., formerly of
Vine Grove, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000, at her residence.
She was born in Knightsville, Indiana, lived most of her adult life
in Vine Grove and resided in St. Augustine, Fla., for the past 12 years.
Survivors include two sons, Ron Carmen and Dennis Carmen, both of Augustine;
a daughter, Linda Thompson of Port Orange, Fla; two sisters, Catherine
Berry and Rose Raab, both of Brazil, Ind.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Vine Grove Cemetery in
Vine Grove. Burial will be in the Vine Grove Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Holly
Hill Church of Christ Building Fund, 1725 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill, Fla.
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove is in charge of arrangements
Dennis C. Cook
Dennis C. Cook, 59, of Radcliff, formerly of Tell City, Ind., died
Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at his home.
He served 20 years in the Army with service in South Korea, Germany
and Vietnam and was an instructor at Fort Knox. He was a 1959 graduate
of Tell City High School.
He was preceded in death by his father, Allen C. Cook.
Survivors include his mother, Clarina Goffinet Cook of Tell City, Ind.;
and a brother Ronald A. Cook of Tell City, Ind.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Thursday at Huber Funeral Home-Tell City Chapel
with burial in Lilly Dale Cemetery at Gatchel where Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post #2939 will conduct military graveside rites.
Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. today and noon until time of service Thursday
at the funeeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Emphysema Foundation or Lilly
Herbert W. Hatcher Sr.
Herbert W. Hatcher Sr., 80, of Buffalo, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000,
at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of Missionary Mound
Baptist Church in Edmonton, and was retired from Wehr Construction Company.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Ellen Raymer Hatcher; two
daughters, Carolyn Hatcher and Angela Hatcher; a son, Bobby Hatcher; a
sister, Madelle Fields; a brother, James Self Hatcher; and three grandchildren.
Survivors include five daughters, Shelia Shelton and Charlotte Barber,
both of Buffalo, Fran Hatcher of Hodgenville, Bonnie White of Arkansas
and Ollie Harris of North Carolina; nine sons, Jimmy Hatcher of Campbellsville,
Herbert Hatcher Jr., Steve Hatcher and Mark Hatcher, all of Buffalo, David
Hatcher of Shepherdsville, Gary Hatcher of Pioneer Village, Tommy Hatcher
of Glendale, and Barry Hatcher and Timmy Hatcher, both of Elizabethtown;
two sisters, Lucille Whitaker and Virginia Engstrom, both of California;
26 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Thursday at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia
with the Rev. Gordon McDowell and the Rev. James Smith officiating. Burial
will be in the Buffalo Cemetery.
Visitation begins noon today at the funeral home.
Ernest L. Rider
Ernest L. Rider, 80, of Upton, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at his home.
He was a farmer and a long time member of the Lucas Grove Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Rider and Maggie Miller
Rider; and two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Caswell and Nina Mae Rider.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma Hardy Rider; three sons, Albert Rider,
Ronnie Rider, and Mike Rider, all of Upton; two daughters, Bonnie Jolly
of Sonora and Carol Green of Munfordville; two brothers, Leon Rider and
Everett Rider both of Upton; a sister, Lucille Avery of Upton; and 10 grandchildren.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Thursday at Manakee Funeral Home in Upton with
the Rev. DeWayne Chadwick officiating. Burial will be in the Sonora Cemetery.
Visitation is 2 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday
at the funeral home.
Expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to to Hospice
& Palliative Care of Central Ky.
Timothy 'Tim' Dwayne Rosenbaum
Timothy 'Tim' Dwayne Rosenbaum, 27, of Lebanon, Ohio, died Sunday,
Nov. 5, 2000.
He was a 1991 graduate of North Hardin High School.
Survivors include his wife, Annette Faye Rosenbaum; a daughter, Alexa
Belle Rosenbaum; a son, Isaiah Daniel Rosenbaum; his mother, Brenda Rosenbaum
of Radcliff; his father, Howard Rosenbaum of Tennessee; a brother, Jason
Rosenbaum who is stationed in the Navy at Norfolk, Va.; and his grandfather,
Melvin Lee Belsinger of Fair Chance, Pa.
The funeral was Nov. 9 at Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home in
Loveland, Ohio. Burial was in Graceland Memorial Gardens in Milford, Ohio.
Fannie Routt, 93, of Louisville, formerly of Hodgenville, died Tuesday,
Nov. 14, 2000, at the Masonic Home in Louisville.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hodgenville, and a
former member of the Hodgenville Order of Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Routt.
Survivors include a brother, Kenneth Warren of Elizabethtown; four
grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Friday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.
Burial will be in Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral
home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the
Kentucky Lions Club Eye Foundation, 301 Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville,
Alvena Dye Stinnett
Alvena Dye Stinnett, 92, of Mt. Sherman, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000,
at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.
She was a housewife and a member of the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church near
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvin Stinnett; two sisters,
Lillian Huber and Mildred Skaggs; and a brother, Arthur Lee Dye.
Survivors include a sister, Doris Jean Thompson of Magnolia.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Friday at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia
with the Rev. Gerald Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Paul T. Cronin
Paul T. Cronin, 72, of Houston, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000, at Hardin
Survivors include a son, David Cronin of Vine Grove.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Earthman Funeral Directors
Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of local arrangements.
Robert C. 'Doc' Hamilton
Robert C. ''Doc'' Hamilton, 58, of Louisville, died Saturday, Nov.
18, 2000, at his residence.
A native of Elizabethtown, he served in the Marine Corps upon graduation
from Elizabethtown High School. He joined the Jefferson County Police Department
as a detective in 1986. He was a charter member of the National Registry
of EMT and was one of the first paramedics in the state of Kentucky. He
also organized and was first responder of the Jefferson County Hazardous
Materials Team and later assisted in the planning and development of the
tactical Unit. He was the first diver for the County Police Scuba Dive
He was nominated five times for Police Officer of the Year and received
the award in both 1973 and 1984. He was presented the Blue Knight Award
for Heroism in 1983; was a recipient of the 110 percent Award in 1982 through
1985; and was awarded for Police Pistol Marksmanship Expert 1965 through
1986. He received the ''Retiree of the Decade'' Award from the Jefferson
County Police in 1999.
He served the community for 20 years as a Volunteer Fireman on the
Fairdale Fire Department and served on the board of directors. He was a
member of the Crash, Fire & Reserve Team for the NASCAR Races at the
Louisville Motor Speedway. He was Nicaraguan Freedom Fighter, worked with
the Civilian Material Assistance and was the medical adviser for the Nicaraguan
Resistance Movement. During this time he trained combat medics and combat
air medical crews, administered and assisted in operating rooms and clinics.
He was part of the contingent from the United States to oversee the weapon
disarmament between the Contra & Sandimista armies and to oversee the
first democratic election.
He was instrumental in establishing Estili, Nicaragua, as a sister
city to Louisville and coordinated work between the Lions Club and Estili.
He was a certified Athletic Trainer, a member of Kentucky Athletic
Training Society and was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors by
Gov. Paul Patton. He began his athletic training at Doss High School in
the early 1980s, and also served on the Sports Medicine Staff for the U
of L Football Program.
He began the Sports Medicine Program at St. Xavier High School in 1987
and the sports facility was named in his honor in 1999. He was the recipient
of the St. Francis Xavier Society Award in 2000 and was an honorary graduate
of the Class of 2000.
He previously was a State Fire School Instructor for Kentucky and Indiana,
flight medic and instructor for the Spinal Rehab Team at the Physical Medicine
& Rehabilitation Center.
He was a member of the FOP Lodge #14 and was a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. O.C. Hamilton
of Elizabethtown; his father, Robert Hamilton Sr.; a son, Timothy Brian
Hamilton; and a brother, WIlliam S. Hamilton.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, the former Anna Marie Sanders;
two sons, Robert Shawn Hamilton of Bowling Green and Michael Patrick Hamilton
of Louisville; his mother, Anna L. Holbert of Cecilia; two half brothers,
Mike Hamilton of California and Mark Hamilton of Maryland; two half sisters,
Robin Wills of Florida and Pam Hamilton of Indiana; and three granddaughters.
The funeral is 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Xavier High School Gymnasium
with the Rev. Charlie Fleener Officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Crossroads
Cemetery in Cecilia.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Xavier High
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of gifts to the Robert Hamilton
Endowment Fund at St. Xavier High School.
Maraman Billings Funeral Home in Shepherdsville is in charge of arrangements.
Carolyne Hazelwood, 62, of Clarkson, died Saturday, Nov. 18, at Jewish
Hospital in Louisville.
A member of St. Paul Catholic Church, she was the daughter of the late
Henry Cook and Ruby West.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Hazelwood.
Survivors include three sons, Ricky L. Hazelwood and Joey Hazelwood,
both of Big Clifty, and Phil Hazelwood of Leitchfield; three daughters,
Rhoda Hazelwood, Kelly Hodge and Tracy Hazelwood, all of Leitchfield; two
brothers, Donald Cook of Louisville and Everett Cook of Oklahoma; 11 grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Catholic Church, with the
Rev. Charles Fischer officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 7 tonight at the church.
Rogers Funeral Home in Clarkson is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Irene 'Millie' Leonard
Mildred Irene ''Millie'' Leonard, 84, of Radcliff, died Saturday, Nov.
18, 2000, at Caritas Medical Center in Louisville.
She was a member of V.F.W. #10281 in Vine Grove, American Legion Post
#113 in Elizabethtown and Military Order of the Cootie Auxillary.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Androski.
Survivors include her husband, Everett F. Leonard; a daughter, Cindi
Beardall of Radcliff; two grandchildren; and three great-granddaughters.
The funeral is 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home
in Radcliff with the Rev. Leo Craycroft officiating. Burial will be in
Lakeview Memorial gardens in Fairview Heights, Ill.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
David Michael 'Tugboat' Mohler
David Michael ''Tugboat'' Mohler, 24, of Murray, formerly of Guston,
died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at Murray Calloway County Hospital in Murray.
A 1995 graduate of Meade County High School, he was employed by Briggs
and Stratton in Murray.
Survivors include his parents, Dwight and Carol Mohler of Guston; a
brother, Christopher W. Mohler of Owensboro; a sister, Cynthia Mohler of
Guston; his maternal grandmother, Marge Stang of Vandergrift, Pa.; his
maternal great-grandfather, Harry B. Rushmore of Vandergrift, Pa.; and
his paternal grandmother, Mildred H. Mohler of Desert Hot Springs, Calif.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home
in Vine Grove with Bishop Ross Carson officiating. Burial will be at St.
George Cemetery in Brandenburg.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Maxey Reynolds Jr.
Maxey Reynolds Jr., 69, of Munfordville, died Saturday, Nov. 18, at
A native of Hart County, he was a retired carpenter. He was a member
of the Baptist Faith. He was the son of the late Maxey Reynolds Sr. and
the late Ora Smith Reynolds.
Survivors include a daughter, Bonnie Reynolds of Glasgow; a son, Thomas
Edward Reynolds of Munfordville; and two half sisters, Wilma Locke of Munfordville
and Elizabeth Grubbs of Hodgenville.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Central time Tuesday in the Chapel of Hawkins-Brooks
Funeral Home in Munfordville with the Rev. Brian Curry officiating. Burial
will be in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Central time today and after 9 a.m.
Tuesday at the funeral home.
Albert Burl Riley
Albert Burl Riley, 79, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000,
at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Florida and was an Army veteran with 21 years of
service, including World War II and the Korean War. He received two Purple
Hearts and was a member of the Camp Knox Masonic Lodge #919 and was a retired
barber, formerly working at Dees Hair House in Elizabethtown. He was a
Protestant and a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert B. and Martha L. Riley.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Delores McCann Riley; a son, Albert
B. Riley of Hoover, Ala.; five daughters, Carolyn Johnson of Panama City,
Fla., Evelyn Watkins of Dothan, Ala., Ladeen Nugent and Vickie Steadman,
both of Elizabethtown, and Marcia Keith of Rineyville; and several grandchildren
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.
Burial with full military rites will be in Sonora Cemetery.
Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral
home, where there will be a Masonic service at 6 p.m. today.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice
of Central Kentucky, P.O. Box 2149, Elizabethtown, Ky., 42702.
Clara Milliner Whitfill
Clara Milliner Whitfill, 91, of Leitchfield, died Sunday, Nov. 19,
2000, at Leitchfield Health Care Manor.
A native of Grayson County, she was a housewife and a member of St.
Paul Catholic Church.
She was the daughter of James Martin Milliner and the late Martha Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cletus Whitfill.
Survivors include three sons, Raymond Whitfill of Louisville; Michael
Whitfill of Leitchfield and Aloysius Whitfill of Paducah; seven daughters,
Regina Meredith and Ann Portman, both of Louisville, Ruth Cross of Tuscon,
Ariz., Agnes Sulfsted of Cincinnati, Marie Ice of Bowling Green, Helen
Whitfill of Owensboro and Maureen Darst of Leitchfield; a brother, John
Riley Milliner of Leitchfield; 25 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at noon Wednesday at St. Paul Catholic Church with the
Rev. Charles Fischer officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Rogers Funeral Home in Clarkson is in charge of arrangements.