Miscellaneous Hardin County, KY Obituaries - 2000

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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 six grandchildren.
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, Eddie Price.
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. 9, 2000.
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 retail business.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents, Robert and Bessie Birkhead.
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 in Bardstown.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.

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 Chapter 3.
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 in Hodgenville.

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. 32117.
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 Dale Cemetery.

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
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, Ky 40202.

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 Buffalo.
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. Tabor Cemetery.
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 Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include a son, David Cronin of Vine Grove. 
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Earthman Funeral Directors in Houston. 
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 Team.
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 School Auditorium.
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
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 his residence. 
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 and great-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.


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