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Evelyn Putt Adair, 70, of Crestwood, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. She was the former Evelyn Cotton; a native of Sturgis, Miss.; and a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Kenny Adair Sr.; four sons, Kenny Adair Jr., Joseph Adiar, Buddy Putt and Bobby Putt; a sister, Topsy Ellis; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7 at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Elza Lamb officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Larry Adair, Steve Gaines, Steve Cravens, Nathan Cravens, Wayne Scott and Ray Brumback.

Jason Daniel Bloyd, 20, of La Grange, died as a result of an auto accident at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville on Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998. He was an apprentice electrician for Relco Electric, Inc. in Louisville and a member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church. He was a 1995 graduate of Oldham County High School. Survivors include his parents, Larry W. and Cheri L. Bloyd; a sister, Andrea Bloyd of La Grange; a brother, Tyler Bloyd of La Grange; and grandparents, Aubrey and Edith Schweiss of Louisville, Joe and Helma Bloyd of Macon, Ga. and Henry and Florence Ochsner of Louisville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Terry Faris an the Rev. Don Wright officiated at the service. Pallbearers were Tim Hayes, Mike Browning, Josh Bloyd, Wes Bloyd, Keith Morgan, Bobby Porter and Joe Cheatham.

Lucille Borman, 88, died on Monday, Dec. 29, 1997, at Meadowview Nursing & Convalescent Center in Lyndon. She was the former Lucille Dean, a native of New Albany, Ind. and former resident of Clarksville, Ind. She was a charter member of Grace Presbyterian Church; retired employee of the U. S. Census Bureau; and a former employee of the Red Cross. Survivors include three daughters, Margaret McDowell of Crestwood, Jo Ann Fawbush and Dorothy Fellows, both of La Grange; six grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3 at Shrader Funeral Home in New Albany, with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery in Crestwood. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Grace Presbyterian Church.

Eileen E. Brumfield, 77, of La Grange, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997, at Tri-County Hospital in La Grange. She was the former Eileen Moore, a native of Bath, Ill., a retired medical assistant at Twinbrook Nursing Home and a Catholic. Survivors include a son, William Brumfield II; two daughters, Patricia Puckett and Phyllis Merlock; a brother, William A. Moore; a sister, Kathleen O'Keefe; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998 at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana, Ill with burial in Bath Cemetery. Owen Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

Sue Beth Smith Daniel, 92, formerly of Crestwood, died in Syracuse, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 26, 1997. She was a member of Crestwood Christian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Betty A. Mitchell; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Stoess Funeral Home with burial in Calvary Cemetery. The Rev. Buford Cobb officiated at the services.

Mary Driskell Manning, 78, of Goshen, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 25, 1997. She was a native of Carroll County, a retired bookkeeper for Belknap Farms, a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church and a former board member for the Oldham County Library. Survivors include her husband, Shelt Manning; a son, John N. Manning; a sister, Ann Dick; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were Sunday, Dec. 28, at Stoess Funeral Home with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Larry Vickers, pastor of Shiloh United Methodist Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Norman E. Dick III, Lee P. Dick, Kevin D. Dick, Harold D. Carlisle, Garry Carlisle and Ronald D. Ferguson. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the library.

Abigail Faith Meredith, infant, of Crestwood died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at the Bloomington, Indiana Hospital. Survivors include her parents the Rev. David and Lori Meredith of Crestwood; three sisters, Rachael Meredith, Bethany Meredith and Anna Meredith, all of Crestwood; grandparents, Reova Meredith and Raymond and Pat Steed. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5 at the Floydsburg Cemetery. Stoess Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

John Schultz, 61, of La Grange, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. He was self-employed carpenter and a Protestant. Survivors include his fiancee, Martha Abshear of La Grange; two sons and a daughter-in-law, John E. Schultz of Oshtemo, Mich., and Randall E. and Bonnie Schultz of Watvervliet, Mich.; a stepson, Jeff Abshear of La Grange; a stepdaughter, Debbie Kinberger of La Grange; a sister, Mary Keeling of Paragould, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, at the La Grange Assembly of God Church. The body was cremated. Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Jarryd Matthews Spalding, 10, of Pewee Valley, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 1997, at Kosair Children's Hospital after being struck by a truck in front of his home. He was a fifth grader at Crestwood Elementary School and a member of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Pamela and David Haas; his father and stepmother, Charles and Sherry Spalding; a brother, Jason Spalding; a sister, Megan Haas; his grandparents, Bill and Phyllis Vaughn and Betty Collins, Mary Miller and Jerry Miller; and a great-grandmothers Flora Burns and Dee Haas. The funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Dave Stone, associate pastor of Southeast Christian Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Jamie Gonzalaz, Paul Spalding, Rex Spalding, Mark Garr, Eric Duvall and Bill Vaughn. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to DARE, c/o La Grange Police Department.

Mary Henrietta Larberg St. Clair, 70, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at her home. She was a retired nursery worker and florist for Hoffman's Greenhouse and a Jehovah's Witness. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Leona Blanch Daniels. Survivors include a son, Robert A. St. Clair of La Grange; three daughters, Barbara Holman and Mary M. Webb, both of Pendleton, and Rose J. Mefford of Crestwood; 17 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be private with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Louisville.

Sherrill Emmett Wayne, 63, of La Grange, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, at his home. He was a retired teacher for Ahrens Vocational School, where he taught 28 years, a member of Baptist Builders Club and Buckner Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, the former Beverly Purdom; two sons, Emmett and Richard Wayne; two daughters, Brenda Tanner and Julie Harshfield; his mother, Olive Wayne; a brother, Dr. Robert L. Wayne; a sister, Jean W. Hawkins; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6 at Highlands Taylorsville Road Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to your favorite charity.

Robert C. Wright, 80, of Pewee Valley, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 1997, at Pine Tree Villa. He was a native of Missouri, a supervisor for old Southern Bell Telephone Company and Bell South Company for 40 years and a lifetime Telephone Pioneer member. He founded Confederate Run Nursery in Pewee Valley in 1968 and was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Pewee Valley. Survivors include his wife, the former Mary S. McKay; a son, Robert S. Wright; a daughter, Mary W. Sinnock; and a granddaughter. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3 at St. James Episcopal Church. The body was cremated. Pearson Ratterman Brothers Shelbyville Road Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. James Memorial Fund or Alzheimer's Association.

Gertrude Muriel Powell Anderson, 90, of Orleans, Ind., died at Orange County Hospital in Paoli, Ind., on Monday, Jan. 26, 1998. She was a native of Oldham County, a former school teacher in Oldham and Trimble counties, a substitute teacher in the Orleans school system, a member of Orleans Christian Church, where she taught Sunday school, an the Lost River Daughters of the American Revolution. She was preceded in death by her husband, William W. Anderson, and a grandson, William Magner. She is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Imogene Garrett of Orleans, Glenna Felch of Lexington and Joyce and Harold Magner of Shreveport, La.; a brother, Walter Earl Powell of La Grange; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Funeral services are Thursday, Jan. 29, at OCHS-Tetrick Funeral Home with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery. The Rev. Tom Bostic and the Rev. Nelson Lee will officiate at the services.

Glenn Grider, 50, of Madisonville, died at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville on Friday, Jan., 23, 1998. He was a native of Crestwood, a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church, a construction worker and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife, Anne Doyle Grider; a son, Glenn Grider of Madisonville; two step-sons, Tim and Joey Carlisle, both of Madisonville; five sisters, Earlene Hensley of Dayton, Ohio, Vera Rowe of Lyndon, Barbara Durbin of Marietta, Ga., Brenda Ballard of La Grange and Linda Gaines of Crestwood; five brothers, Johnny Noel Chapman of Brownstown, Ind., Richard Grider of Jeffersontown, Ralph Grider of Pewee Valley, Claude Grider Jr. of Louisville, and Michael Grider of Marietta.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 26, at Harris Funeral Home Chapel, Madisonville with burial in Lawn Memorial Garden, Madisonville. The Rev. Bill McCann officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Richard Grider, Claude Grider, Ralph Grider, Danny France, Danny Poe and Darrell Cooper. Honorary pallbearers were Johnny E. Frey, Allan Harper, Jim Kerlick, Tony Smith, Robert Ruwe and Danny Baker Jr.

Mildred Grimes, of Pewee Valley, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998. She was the former Mildred Maxwell, a native of Warren County, a retired office manager at the Holiday Inn on Zorn Avenue, a former volunteer for the American Red Cross and a Presbyterian. Survivors include a son, Robert F. Grimes; two brothers, George and Charles Maxwell; two sisters, Myrtle Welch and Lila Wyatt; three grandchildren, Helena Grimes-Smith, Robin Leake and Lila Wells; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 16, at Stoess Funeral Home. The Rev. Dick Neeley, pastor of Pewee valley Presbyterian Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Pat Maxwell, Charlie Maxwell, Jimmy Maxwell, Conaire Smith, George Maxwell and David Gleason.

Gordon Charles Henley, 51, of La Grange, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital on Friday, Jan. 23, 1998. He was the former owner of Minuteman Press and former plant manager at Print & Publishing. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald Meeking. Survivors include his wife, the former Rosemary Peterson; two sons, Charles J. and Jeffrey P. Henley, both of Louisville; a daughter, Tonia Jo Henley of Louisville; his father, Wayne Meeking of Mount Vernon, Ohio; his brother, Dennis Meeking of Mount Vernon; a sister, Geanie Coe of California. Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 27, at North-Dilley Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, with burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Stoess Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

Brent R. Lewis, 72, of La Grange, died at his home on Monday, Jan. 19, 1998. He was a native of Munfordville, a retired credit manager for GMAC, where he worked 43 years, was a member of Falls City Lodge 376, American Legion of South Carolina and La Grange Presbyterian Church and was a Marine veteran of World War II. Survivors include include his wife, Mary Ellen Boeschel; a sister, Marcella Gossage of Louisville; a niece, Gerri L. Vonsick of Louisville; and a nephew, Mark Gossage of Louisville. Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 22, at Stoess Funeral Home with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Al Earley, pastor of La Grange Presbyterian Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Mark Gossage, Charles West, John Wilburn, Stewart Jaggers, C. Jack Boeschel and Charles Schott Sr. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the church building fund or American Cancer Society.

Willada Hall Rickman Dent, 88, of Prospect, died at her home on Thursday, Han. 22, 1998. She was a native of Virginia, a volunteer in the preservation and research of original records in Kentucky for over 35 years, a life member of the Kentucky Historical Society, the Friends of the State Archives, The Filson Club Historical Society, the Friends of the State Archives of Virginia, The Missouri Historical Society, the Association of the Louisville Orchestra, an honorary member of the Long Run Hounds, the Clear Creek Beagles and a member of St. Francis in the Fields. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Marshall L. Helms, Mrs. James D. Hammer, Mrs. William F. Herrfeldt and Mrs. John McFerran Barr III; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 28, at St. Francis in the Fields with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to St. Francis in the Fields Scholarship Fund and The Filson Club Historical Society Library.

Marvin Thomas Satterly Jr., 65, formerly of Pewee Valley and Westport, died in Fort Myers Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 24,1998. He was the former owner of Honda of Louisville and a former partner of S&S Marine Sales & Service in Clarksville, Ind. He was a former Pewee Valley police-court judge, a Kentucky Colonel and a former football player at Western Kentucky University. Survivors include his wife, the former Regina L. Smith; a son, M. Todd Satterly of Cox's Creek; a daughter, Whitney Mershall of Pendleton; two sisters, Shirley Cooper of Crestwood and Marry Morrison of Louisville; a brother, Jack C. Satterly of Louisville; and two grandchildren. Funeral services are Thursday, Jan. 29, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home with burial in Worthington Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28. The Rev. Stuart Smith, pastor of Westport Methodist Church, will officiate at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the WHAS Crusade for Children or Cedar Lake Lodge.

Gary N. Bolin Sr., 44, of La Grange, died at his home on Sunday, April 12, 1998. He was a native of Shelby County, a retired maintenance worker at the Starks Building and member of Rolling Hills Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Gary N. Bolin Jr. of La Grange; a daughter, Heather A. Bolin of Crestwood; his parents, James H. Sr. and Doris A. Bolin of La Grange; a brother, James H. Bolin Jr. of La Grange; four sisters, Libby Fay of Indianapolis, Ind., and Cathy Bickers, Jeanie Loman and Susie Masters, all of Frankfort; and a grandmother, Anna Elizabeth Eden. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville. The Rev. Chris White officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Epilepsy Association of Greater Louisville.

Ina Louise Duncan, 69, of Georgetown, formerly of Pewee Valley, died at her home on Friday, April 10, 1998. She was the former Ina Eaton, a retired real estate sales associate at The Home Store, and a member of the Little Colonel Players, Pewee Valley Woman's Club and Pewee Valley PresbyterianChurch. Survivors include two sons, Richard N. Duncan of Loveland, Ohio, and Robert E. Duncan of Stamping Ground; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 13, at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood, with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Neelly, pastor of Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society or the church's memorial fund.

Gregory Dewayne Elzy, 43, of La Grange, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange on Wednesday, April 18, 1998. He was an employee of Torbitt & Castleman Co., Buckner, and a coach for Oldham County Youth Football League. He was the son of Jesse Crockett and Addie Elzy. Survivors include his wife, the former Dianna Walters; two sons, Aaron and Justin Elzy of La Grange; a daughter, Tonya Renay Clark of Louisville; his mother and stepfather, Addie and Marvin Green of Lexington; three sisters, Jackie Elzy of Lexington, Gwenetta Haywood of California and Sylvia Ashby of Shelbyville; two brothers, Tony Beaumont of Eminence and Jerome Crockett of California; and a grandmother, Mary Edna Elzy of La Grange. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, April 13, at Covenant United Methodist Church, La Grange, with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery, La Grange. Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home, La Grange, was in charge of arrangements. The Rev. Terry Faris, pastor of Covenant United Methodist Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were George Taylor, Jerome Taylor, Mitchell Elzy, Lynn Allen, Ricky Timberlake and Joey Ross. Honorary pallbearers were Scott Beaumont, Darrell Taylor, Jessie Taylor and Stanley Allen.

Donald Ray Reynolds Sr., 58, of Lyndon, died at Alliant Medical Center on Thursday, April 9, 1998. He was a master carpenter at the University of Louisville, and a member of VFW Post 1170 in Middletown and Van Buren Baptist Church, Louisville. He was the son of the late Fred M. Reynolds and Stella Mills. Survivors include his wife, Lois Reynolds; a son, Donald Reynolds Jr.; two daughters, Debra Burgin and Karen Bockting; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, April 13, at Resthaven Funeral Home with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Loisville.

Bobby Lee Wainscott, 55, of La Grange, died at his home on Saturday, April 11, 1998. He was a native of Henry County, and an Army veteran. He was the son of the late Ernest and Effie Reeves Wainscott. Survivors include a sister, Margaret Lyons of Louisville; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Prewitt Funeral Home, Eminence, with burial in Eminence Cemetery. The Rev. Jack Alumbaugh, pastor of Harvest Baptist Church, Louisville, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were David Banta, Jerry Banta, Cecil Banta, Dewey Lyons, Douglas Lyons and Dennis Lyons. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Lung Association.

Anna Elizabeth Bolin Edens, 90, of Crestwood, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital on Friday, May 8, 1998. She was a native of Anderson County, a homemaker and a member of Pewee Valley Baptist Church. She was the daughter of Daniel and Lucy Ellis Coubert Survivors include her husband, W.M. Edens; five sons, Burnard F., James H. Sr., and Donnie Bolin, all of La Grange, Earl Bolin of Frankfort and Richard W. Bolin of Crestwood; three daughters, Ruth Clark of Pewee Valley, Agnes Aldridge of Crestwood and Jeri Tyler of Louisville; three stepsons, James and Carmel Edens of Crestwood and Frank Edens of Luray, Tenn.; four stepdaughters, Virgie Sparrow of Buckner; Faye Hahn of Taylorsville, June Joseph of Louisville and Linda Miller of La Grange; 33 grandchildren; 45 stepgrandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; 82 stepgreat-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren; and 6 step great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, May 11, at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Louis Schuler officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to La Grange Church of Christ.

Charles P. (C.P.) Fuller, 85, of Dale, Ind., died at Welborn Hospital in Evansville, Ind., on Monday, May 4, 1998. He was a native of Dale, former operator of Fuller Funeral Home in Chrisney and Dale, Ind., for 66 years, a member of Dale United Methodist Church, Indiana Funeral Directors Assoc., National Funeral Directors Assoc, Gentryville Masonic Lodge #424 FA&M, Chrisney Chapter of Eastern Star #357, Evansville Scottish Rite and Hadi Shrine Temple. He was the son of Thompson Fuller and Bertha Wdeking. Survivors include his wife, the former Hazel Dunaway; a daughter, Anne Gernstein of Prospect; a stepdaughter, Sue Schmutzler of Huntingsburg, Ind.; two sons, Paul Fuller of Dale, Ind., and Robert Fuller of Santa Claus, Ind.; a stepson, John Hedges of Okolana, Miss.; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Dale United Methodist Chruch, with burial in Dale Cemetery. The Rev. Charles Aigneer officiated at the services. A Masonic service was at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7. Fuller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the church or to charity.

Lawrence Tommy Kemper, 81, of Simpsonville, formerly of Defoe, died at his home on Saturday, May 9, 1998. He was a native of Henry County, a retired farmer, a member of Defoe Baptist Church. He was the son of Obie and Belle Peyton Kemper. Survivors include his wife, Betty Gibson Kemper of Simpsonville; two daughters, Deloris McGowan of La Grange, and Mrs. Eugene Woodward of Frankfort; a son, Gary Thomas Kemper fo Campbellsburg; two brothers, Leonard Kemper of Pleasureville and John Lewis Kemper of Bethlehem; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. The body was cremated. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at Prewitt Funeral Home, Eminence. The Rev. Hayward Yeary, pastor of Union Baptist Church, officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to WHAS Crusade for Children.

Rosetta Brenner Mayer, 93, of Fort Branch, Ind., died at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind., on Saturday, May 9, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert, in 1985, and a great-grandson, Jeremy David Mayer, in 1979. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Leland Mayer of Fort Branch and Roger Mayer of Haubstadt, Ind; four daughters, Arlene Summers of Marion, Laura Hanold of Fort Branch, Dorothy Abernathy of Pewee Valley; and Myra Scott of Irvington, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at Holy Cross Catholic Church with burial in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Haubstadt. The Rev. Bernard Lutz officiated at the services. Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Bruce Mayer, Scott Mayer, Brett Mayer, Von Summers, Greg Hanold and Jeff Scott. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Holy Cross Catholic Church, Fort Branch, Ind. 47648.

Mildred F. Raisle, 87, of La Grange, formerly of Germantown, died at Richwood Nursing Home in La Grange on Sunday, May 10, 1998. She was the former Mildred F. Kirby, a retired employee of Parrott Cleaners, a member of Highland United Methodist Church, a former member of the old Shelby Park Methodist Church, and a volunteer for the old Methodist Evangelical Hospital. She was the daughter of Samuel Kirby and Ella Stradley. Survivors include three daughters, Marilyn Peake of Corydon, Ind., Phyllis Redmon of Jeffersontown and Carol Wallace of La Grange; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home, La Grange, with burial in Zachary Taylor National Cemtery. Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 13. The Rev. Bryant Camp, pastor of Crestwood Christian Church, officiated at the services. Pallbeaerers were Dennis Peake, Billy Peake, Timmy Peake, Bruce Peake, Todd Redmon and Jacob Redmon. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the resident's fund at The Richwood, 1012 Richwood Way, La Grange, Ky. 40031.

Lucy B. Turner, 68, of La Grange, died at her home on Thursday, May 7, 1998. She was the former Lucy Head, a native of Oldham County, a retired owner/operator of Quick Cab on La Grange, and a member of Crestwood Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Lawrence Turner of La Grange; two sisters, Patricia Head and Martha Ann Underwood; and three grandsons, Timothy J., Christopher S. and Jared S. Turner. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Louisville Memorial Chapel East with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Kelly officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Louisville.

Ruby P. Whitaker, 73, of La Grange, died at her home on Friday, May 8, 1998. She was a homemaker, and a member of Olive Branch United Methodist Church. She was the daughter of Edward Austin Porter and Rosa Pearl Cook Porter. Survivors include five daughters, Violet Burnette of Frankfort, Ruby Divine of Bluffton, Ind., Thelma Barnett of Crestwood, Brenda Williams of Bedford and Judy Kittrell of La Grange; a son, Boyd Freeman Jr. of Frankfort; 25 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, May 11, at Shannon Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with burial in Simpsonville Cemetery. The Rev. Fred Knickerbocker officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Joe Divine Jr., Larry Conway, Phillips Williams, Tommy Barnett Jr., Tim Barnett, Isaac Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Randy Kendall Jr., Mike Frreman, Owen Williams and Charles Kittrell. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Louisville.

Joseph C. Whiting, 85, died at Parkway Medical Center on Saturday, May 9, 1998. He was a native of La Grange and a retired employee of General Electric Co. Survivors include his wife, the former Mattie Dawson; a daughter, Julia Pierre; a son, Joseph Whiting Jr.; a brother, Charles Whiting; two sisters, Sarah Allen and Sue Crockett; and several grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at G.C. Williams Funeral Home, Louisville, with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery.

Thomas L. Hensley, 51, died in Cody, Wyo., on Friday, Nov. 6. He was a native of Bob's Creek; owner, president and chief executive officer of Dairy Queen Corporate Stores; a trustee and alumni board member of Centre College; a member of the Pritchard Committee for Academic Excellence; a board member of Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Education Foundation and Kentucky Easter Seals; a sponsor of Ducks Unlimited and Trout Unlimited; and former president of the George Rogers Clark Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Survivors include his wife, Sandy Hensley; a daughter, Mollie H. Steiner; a son, John C. Hensley; a stepdaughter, Tammy Jones; a stepson, Scott Jones; his father, Thomas H. Hensley; his mother, Mary Lou Hensley; two sisters, Anne Hensley and Evelyn Walz; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church. Pearson's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Centre College in Danville or the George Rogers Clark Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Garry P. Margers, 59, of Crestwood, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital on Friday, Nov. 13, 1998. He was a native of New York state, a retired sergeant at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex and a former police detective in Wichita, Kan. Survivors include his wife, the former Cindy Bayes; a son, Tavish Margers of California; two daughters, Windy Knapp and Tabetha Kane, both of Oklahoma; three brothers, Greg and Giles Margers of Kansas and Bob Margers of Utah; and five grandchildren. The body was cremated. A memorial service was at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at Stoess Funeral Home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association.

Joseph Roberge, 84, of Westport, died at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998. He was a native of St. George, Quebec, and a retired plant manager. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Roberge; three sons, Jack, Andrea and John P. Roberge; a daughter, JoAnn King; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. The body was cremated. A memorial service was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, La Grange.

Willie Edward "Crow" Simmons, 69, of Pendleton, died at Audubon Hospital on Friday, Nov. 13, 1998. He was native of Louisville, a retired mechanic at the Oldham County bus garage, an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of Buckner Christian Church, Kentucky Free Trappers, Wilderness Rangers of Kentucky, The Tomahawks Brotherhood, Wetzel's Brigade, the National Muzzleloader Rifle Association and the National Rifle Association. He was the son of Thomas Simmons and Bessie McGriffin. Survivors include his wife, Donna Sue Brady Simmons; a son, James L. Simmons of La Grange; a stepson, Thomas Kennedy of Mount Washington; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Mitchell of Mount Eden; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home with burial in Resthaven Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Beard, pastor of Buckner Christian Church, officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association.

Mary Gertrude Crim Stallings, 76, of Shelbyville, died at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville on Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998. She was a native of Westport, a housewife and a member of Simpsonville United Methodist Church and secretary of the Ollie Lowry Womens Circle. She was the daughter of Charles Ira Crim and Gertrude Mae Martin Crim. Survivors include four sons, David, Tony and Eddie Stallings, all of Shelbyville, and Mike Stallings of Finchville; a daughter, Debbie Colvin; two stepsisters, Ella Varble of Hanover, Ind., and Dorothy Eddy of Madison, Ind.; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren . Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery. The Rev. Art Leach, pastor of Simpsonville Methodist Church, officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Heart Association.

John Robert "Bob" Staples, 72, of Crestwood, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital on Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998. He was a retired corrections officer at the Kentucky State Reformatory and a member of Buckner Christian Church. He was the son of John Robert Staples Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Wright. Survivors include his wife, Hallie P. "Tommie" Marrs Staples; his mother, Mary Elizabeth Staples; a son, Ronald L. Staples; two daughters, Bonnie Hendron and Sherrie Greer; a sister, Verlene Spillman; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Ira Peak, pastor of La Grange Christian Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Merle Wilson, Jim Shaw, Don Stivers, Bobby Hall, Bob Kamer, Mark Mays, Paul Smith and Herb Brown.

Mildred Elizabeth Stoess, 76, of Crestwood, died at Baptist Hospital East on Monday, Nov. 16, 1998. She was the former Mildred Wisdom, a native of Spring Station, Tenn., and a member of Crestwood Civic Club and Crestwood United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Ollie Wisdom. Survivors include her husband, Harold Stoess; three sons, Joseph A. Stoess of Buckner, Marvin L. Stoess of Crestwood and Steven A. Stoess of Pewee Valley; two brothers, T. Bethel and Jon Allen Wisdom, both of Crestwood; a sister, Colleen Millett of Louisville; five grandchildren, Tammy Houchens, Jason Stoess, Sherri Gower and Jeffrey and Blake Stoess; and two great-grandchildren, April Rose and Ella Elizabeth Gower. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Stoess Funeral Home with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. The Rev. James Powell, pastor of Crestwood United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Chester Stoess, retired pastor of Peniel Mission, will officiate at the services. Pallbearers will be Terry Wisdom, Don Stoess, Clifford Wisdom, Curtis Emmitt, Larry Veech and Bobby Wisdom. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Louisville or the church building fund.

Elvin Maurice Truman, 76, of Louisville, died at his home on Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998. He was a native of Henry County, a mechanical engineer with Walser Construction Co., a Navy veteran and a member of Southeast Christian Church. He was the son of George Truman and Margaret Baker. Survivors include his wife, Jean Shrader Truman; four sons, Julius, James and Ralph Truman, all of La Grange, and Bob Shrader of Centerville, Ohio; three daughters, Wanda Truman of La Grange, and Bonnie Hall and Susan Walton, Both of Louisville; two brothers, Elliott Truman of Louisville and Allen Truman of Campbellsburg; a sister, Marietta Ford of Carroll County; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery. The Rev. James Hardison and the Rev. Henry Ott officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Coleman Smith, Johnny Smith, Bill Walton, Ronnie Raisor, Chester Raisor and Evan Raisor. Honorary pallbearers were Wally Nay and Jim Walser.

Helen Clore Yager, 101, of Crestwood, died at The Richwood in La Grange on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998. She was a charter member of the Oldham County Red Cross, charter member of the Poplar Grove Homemakers, a member of the Oldham County Historical Society and a member of Harrods Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include nieces Mary Drane Snelson, Peggy Baker, Joyce Neal Martin and Nelda Vandenbark. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Harrods Creek Baptist Church in Brownsboro with burial in Harrods Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Stoess Funeral Home. The Rev. John Farrar, former pastor, and the Rev. Thame Fuller, pastor of Harrods Creek Baptist Church, will officiate at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Harrods Creek Foundation, P.O. Box 325, Crestwood, Ky. 40014.


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