Miscellaneous Oldham County, Kentucky Obituaries
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Mrs. James Beckley, 86, died at Baptist Hospital East on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999. She was the former Catherine Louise Brewer; a retired director of the old Sunshine Lodge, where she worked for more than 30 years; and a member of First Baptist Church of Middletown and Baptist Hospital East's Auxiliary. Survivors include a son, James P. Beckley of Woodlynne, N.J.; two daughters, Shirley J. McDaniel and Jane B. Hume, both of Louisville; a brother, A. LeRoy Brewer of Anchorage; and a grandson who cared for her, Jamey McDaniel of Louisville; seven grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at Stoess Funeral Home with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Danny Haynes, pastor of Hardinsburg Baptist Church, and the Rev. James Hume, pastor of Kings Baptist Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Wendell Hawkins, Blake Shively, Barry Brewer, Dick Sipes, John Hume and Thomas Potter. 

Jerry Wayne Fultz, 26, of La Grange, died at Baptist Hospital East on Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999. He was a native of Shelby County and a member of DeHaven Memorial Baptist Church. He was the son of Granville Fultz and Tishellan Moore. Survivors include his father, Granville Fultz of La Grange; three brothers, William Fultz of Clarksville, Ind., and Tony and Ronald Fultz, both of La Grange; a sister, Patricia Gail Fultz of Frenchburg; and his fiancee, Emily Schmidt of Louisville. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery. The Rev. Tony Rose, pastor of DeHaven Memorial Baptist Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Joe Clark, Randy Rankin, Gilbert Netherton, Terry Way, Boyd Grimes and Scott Netherton. 

Mrs. Finley F. Gibson Jr., 95, of Friendship Manor Nursing Home, died there on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999. She was the former Helen Sanders, a native of Knoxville, Tenn., and a former member of Walnut Street Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Helen G. Dean; a son, Finley F. Gibson III; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at Floydsburg Cemetery. Pearson Ratterman Bros. Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Speed Art Museum. 

Dorothy Eloise Harris, 78, of Prospect, died at Baptist Hospital East on Monday, Feb. 1, 1999. She was the formrer Dorothy Eloise Eggenspiller. She was a homemaker and a member of Poplar Grove Homemakers, and past president of Oldham County Homemakers, Oldham County 4-H Council and South Oldham Inter-church Council. She was a former teacher at the old Crestwood High School, past president of Oldham County PTA and Crestwood PTA; and was a member of Crestwood Christian Church. Survivors include her husband, Ernest Harris; two sons, State Sen. Ernie Harris Jr. of Prospect and David Harris of Crestwood; and a brother, Lee Eggenspiller of Louisville; and five grandchildren. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood with burial in Harrods Creek Cemetery. The Rev. John Chenault, pastor and the Rev. Bryant Camp, former pastor of Crestwood Christian Church, will officiate at the services. Pallbeaers are Jim McWilliams, Eddie Teeter, Jonathan Harris, Bobby John Harris, Jack Hollin and Richard Chadwell. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Salvation Army. 

Newton Wesley Jeffries, 92, of New Castle, died at Homestead Nursing Center on Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999. He was a retired farmer, a member of the New Castle United Methodist Church for 65 years and Sunday school superintendent for 30 years, a member of the Henry County Historical Society and former member of the Henry County Red Cross Board. He was the son of the late Newt and Nannie Lee Prewitt Jeffries. He was preceded in death by two wives, Ruthanna Adams Jeffries and Martha Chandler Jeffries; and a daughter, Patsye Smith. Survivors include two daughters, Willa Paget of Nashville, Tenn., and Brenda Louden of Sulphur; three sons, Larry and Kenny Jeffries, both of New Castle, and Shelby Jeffries of Smithfield; a sister, Bessie Lee Abbott of Gallatin, Tenn.; a brother, John Dick Jeffries of Sulphur; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2 at Prewitt Funeral Home, New Castle, with burial in New Castle Cemetery. The Rev. Nick Coleman of Sulphur officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to New Castle United Methodist Church. Pallbearers were Keith Jeffries, Loren Jeffries, Trent Jeffries, Steve Jeffries, Troy Jeffries and Dustin Louden. Honorary pallbearers were Rae Lynn Morgan, Joy Jeffries, Diane Dunavan, Aimee Louden, Janet Diven, Elise Aric and LaDonna West. 

Marilyn Barbara Smith, 72, of La Grange, died at her home on Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999. She was the former Marilyn Kiefer and a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. She was the daughter of Frances Xavier Kiefer and Edna Cecilia Maguire. Survivors include her husband, W. Herb Smith; two daughters, Sally S. Landes of Goshen and Nancy A. McIntire of Louisville; three sisters, Ann Kraynek of California, Donna Smith of Florence and Sandra Sparkman of Independence; three brothers, Jack Kiefer of Massachusetts, Bob Kiefer Cincinnati, Ohio and Jim Kiefer of Bellevue; and five grandchildren. Private graveside services were at noon Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Valley of Rest Cemetery. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1807, Louisville, Ky. 40201-9891. 

Sara Elizabeth "Bay Bay" Thomas, 48, of Crestwood, died at Baptist Hospital East on Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999. She was an employee of Green Valley Retirement Center and a former member of Joshua Tabernacle Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Harry Thomas Sr.; a daughter, Shenese Thomas; a son, Harry Thomas Jr.; four sisters, Amelia Coulter, Sandra Lockhart, Irma Cobb and Anna Marie Bailey; and two brothers, Kenneth Bailey and Harry Cobb. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at G.C. Williams Funeral Home, 1935 W. Broadway, Louisville, with burial in Green Meadows Memorial Cemetery. Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3. 

Ras "Chicken" Warner Jr., 69, of La Grange, died at Tri-County Baptist Hospital on Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999. He was a native of Oldham County, a retired engineering department employee at Kentucky State Reformatory, an Air Force veteran of the Korean War, a volunteer for St. Aloysius Catholic Church delivering Christmas baskets, and a member of La Grange First United Methodist Church and American Red Cross. He was the son of Erasmus Warner Sr. and Janie Elizabeth Heitzman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Stella Knight Warner, two brothers, Louis W. and Christi Warner; and a sister, Mary L. Hall. Survivors include a son, Eugene Ward of La Grange; three daughters, LaMonne Dunaway of Westport, Shirley Parrish of La Grange and Pamela Werle of Jeffersontown; two sisters, Betty Catherine Redmon and Ruthie B. Webster, both of Louisville; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Ken Hughes, pastor of Mount Tabor United Methodist Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Brian Parrish, Shannon Ward, Terry Dunaway, Carlos Knight Jr., Bobby Webster and Ricky Redmon. Honorary pallbearers were Patrick Kennedy and Phillip Knight. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Red Cross, Oldham County Chapter, 2510 N. Ky. 393, La Grange, Ky. 40031. 

Virginia Rose Young, 77, of La Grange, died at her home on Sunday, Jan. 31,1999. She was a native of Madison County, a retired care taker and a member of First Christian Church in Richmond. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jennings Taylor Young, and a son, Hugh Taylor Young. Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Young Halloway of La Grange; and two grandchildren, Chandra Emerson of Cynthiana and Stephanie Bailey of Louisville. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with burial in Richmond Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Robert Stauffer officiated at the services.

Bradford B. Breeland, Jr., 50, of Goshen, died Monday, April 5, 1999, at his home. He was the owner of Breeland Development Corp.; a partner in Breeland Investments and B&J Partners; a director of Old Kentucky Home Council of Boy Scouts of America; a member of the board of directors of Milestone Fitness Center; and a member of St. Matthews Business Association, Masonic Lodge 820 and Kosair Shrine Temple. He was a member of Rotary Club of St. Matthews, Harrods Creek Field & Stream Club, Coot & Carp Club, International Fellowship of Yachting Rotarians, Louisville Board of Realtors, Louisville Home Builders Association and Calvin Presbyterian Church; a former member of Louisville Jaycees; and a Mason. Survivors include his wife, the former Pamela Clement; a daughter, Toni E. Breeland; a son, Brough B. Breeland III.; and a sister, Betty Marquette. Visitation was Thursday, April 8, at Pearson's Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were at 10 a.m., Friday, April 9, at the funeral home with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Old Kentucky Home Council of Boy Scouts of America.

Clara Mae Haunz, 82, of Crestwood, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at her home. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Freda Haunz; and four nieces, Jane Brown, Patricia Shaver, Laverne Gnadinger and Denise Lawson, all of whom cared for her. Visitation was Thursday, April 8, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 10 a.m., Friday, April 9, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Pewee Valley with burial in St. Michael Cemetery. 

Robert Lee Henson, 90, of Interlachen, Fla., died Thursday, April 8, 1999. A native of Crestwood, he was a retired ironworker and a member of Ironworkers Local 70. Survivors include his wife, the former Fannie Tipton; three sons, Robert L. Henson of Columbia, Tenn., Ronnie Henson of Louisville and Donnie Henson of Interlachen, Fla.; five daughters, Patricia Ann Whittaker of Jacksonville, Fla., Mary Powell, Judy Herbert, Janet Bierman, and Teresa Spencer, all of Crestwood; a brother, Joseph S. Henson of Louisville; six sisters, Lucille Robinson and Ada Robinson, both of Crestwood, Louisa Thurmond of Annimas, N.M., Mary T. Smith of La Grange, Anabell Knight of Lockport and Dorothy Johnson of Louisville; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation was Sunday, April 11, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 12, at the funeral home with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Dr. Steve Hadden, pastor of Crestwood Baptist Church officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Jason Spencer, Trevor Whittaker, Justin Bierman, Rick Powell, Troy Henson, Michael Bierman and Chris Woosley. 

Pamela Ann Brumley Blankenship Jeffries, 29, of La Grange, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at University Hospital in Louisville. She was born on Dec. 5, 1969, in Louisville, to Joe H. Blankenship and Ruth Baughman Blankenship. Survivors include her mother, Ruth Blankenship of Bardstown; a son, Joseph David Jeffries of La Grange; a daughter, Carrie Michelle Jeffries of La Grange; a brother, John Robert Henry of Warren, Ark.; four sisters, Theresa Job of La Grange, Jodie Morris of Bedford, Tammy Ozio of Hanover, Ind. and Misty Blankenship of Bardstown; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 10, at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford. The Rev. Bro. Mike Snyder officiated at the services. The body was cremated. 

Carrie P. Masden, 97, of Pewee Valley, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Pewee Valley. A native of Clermont, she was the former Carrie Perkins and a former resident of Lebanon Junction. She was preceded in death by her husband Sherley T. Masden. She was a former clerk for the old Jenkins General Store and Grocery and a housewife. She was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church in Lousiville, the Woman's Missionary Union and a former member of the Lebanon Junction First Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Fay Jeffries of Louisville, Joyce Kunzie of Orange Park, Fla. and Martha Sanderson of Birmingham, Ala.; a son, S.C. "Buddy" Masden of Elizabethtown; a sister, Naomi Beeler of Louisville; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Visitation was Monday, April 12, and Tuesday, April 13, at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 13, at the funeral home with burial in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Williams officiated at the services. 

Helen S. Patterson, 81, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She was the former Helen Schuler, a retired secretary for General Electric Co. and a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Pewee Valley. Survivors include her husband, John A. Patterson; two daughters, Martha P. Stout and Linda P. Abell; a son, Allen C. Patterson; a sister, Eleise S. Thiemann; a brother, Dominic A. Schuler; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation was Thursday, April 8, at Heady-Willhite-Ballard Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Friday, April 9, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Pewee Valley with burial in Resthaven Memorial.

Hans O. Spauschus, 76, formerly of Oldham County, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, in Jonesboro, Ga. A native of Germany, he was a former manager of the physical sciences laboratory at General Electric Company; a former research scientist and director at Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta; the owner of Spauschus Associates Inc. in Stockbridge, Ga.; an honorary member of International Institute of Refrigeration; and a member of several professional and scientific organizations. Survivors include his wife, the former Ann E. Hosley; two daughters, Jan S. Johnson and Andrea Spauschus-Kroll; and two sisters, Charlot Willis and Elly Bieber. Arrangements were made through the Cremation Society of Georgia. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Timothy Abell Wathen, 32, of La Grange, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. A native of Marion County, he was an employee of the Ford Truck Plant in Louisville and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in La Grange. Survivors include his wife, Cindy Amos Wathen of La Grange; two sons, Chris Wathen and Branden Wathen, both of La Grange; his parents, Joe and Jeanette Wathen of La Grange; two sisters, Lisa Lipsky of Louisville and Julie Mann of Campbellsburg; and a brother, McGee Wathen of Louisville. Visitation was Monday, April 12, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 13, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in La Grange with burial in the Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. The Rev. Father John B. Gephart, Rev. Dave Charlton, Deacon Bob Markert and Deacon Joe Weatly officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Jimmy Sibley, Johnny Sibley, Brian Ashby, Floyd Shamblin, Paul Evans and Mark Murphy. Honorary pallbearers were McGee Wathen, Chris Mann, David Lipsky, Dan O'Daniel, Daniel Faust, Dewayne Booher, Jeff Amos and Terry Clubb. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Mildred Pauline Pyles Wright, 89, of La Grange, died Friday, April 9, 1999, at Homestead Nursing Home in New Castle. She was born on July 25, 1909, to Herbert W. Pyles and Ethel Colbert Pyles. She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Wright; twin girls; three sisters, Lillian Pyles, Hazel Pyles and Imogene Pyles; and two brothers, Graham Pyles and Hayward Pyles. She was a member of the La Grange Methodist Church and a former member of the La Grange Homemakers. Survivors include three sons, Phillip Wright of Smithfield, Bradley Wright and Carroll Wright, both of La Grange; a daughter, Helen Coombs of Smithfield; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Monday, April 12, at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford. The Rev. Bro. Harold Henson officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Bryan Wright, Lynn Wright, Phillip Wright, Jr., Dennis Coombs, Guy Coombs, Richard Coombs, Donnie Wright, Jerry Wright and Charles Wright. Honorary pallbearers were Denise Coombs, Carol Bowen, Doris Mahoney, Bonnie Matter, Joyce Miller and Vickie Polick.

Janet Doeker Beasley, 69, formerly of Crestwood, died Thursday, April 15, 1999, at her home. She was a native of Covington and a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, Norman Beasley; two sons, Glen Beasley of Atlanta, Ga. and Dale Beasley of Shepherdsville; two daughters, Elaine Keith of Louisville and Susan Baumgartner of Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Mary Lester of Lake Charles, La. and Betty Massa of Cookville, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren. Visitation was Friday, April 16, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 17, at the funeral home with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery, Crestwood. The Rev. Mark Massa officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Steve Ginensky, Bill Keith, Charles Horrell, Glen Beasley, Dale Beasley and Ed Kramer. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the American Lung Association.

Marie Bryant Flener, 71, died Monday, April 12, 1999, at Norton Southwest Hospital in Louisville. A native of Louisville, she was a retired manager for Dollar General Stores and a member of Shively Heights Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Wesley A. Flener of La Grange; a sister, Revia Sermon of Louisville; two grandchildren, Melissa Smith and Tracy Flener; and a great-grandchild, Matthew Wesley Smith. Visitation was Tuesday, April 13, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 14, at the funeral home with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. The Rev. Dr. Steve Hadden, of Crestwood Baptist Church officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the American Diabetes Association. 

Charlie Louis Franklin, Sr., 63, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, April 15, 1999, at his home. A native of Shelby County, he was the son of Elsie Hedges Franklin and the late Clarence Irvin Franklin. He was a carpenter and member of Olive Branch United Methodist Church, lifetime member of the Tri-County Coon Hunter's Club and secretary-treasurer of the Shelby County Beagle Club. He was a retired Master Sergeant of the U.S. Army; a Veteran of Vietnam War where he received the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Aircraft Crewmens Badge, Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and three medals from the Vietnamese Government. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Franklin of Shelbyville; his mother, Elsie Franklin of Taylorsville; five sons, William Franklin and Matthew Franklin, both of Shelbyville, Charlie Franklin, Jr. of Frankfort, Daryell Scott Franklin of Pleasureville and Anthony Franklin of Crestwood; a daughter, Patti Franklin of Ochlocknee, Ga.; a brother, Bobby Franklin of Taylorsville; four sisters, Marilyn Underwood of Frankfort, Doris McGee of Upton, Patsy Rogers of Niles, Mich. and Gerleen Skidmore of Shepherdsville; eight grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation was Friday, April 16, at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 17, at the funeral home with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville. The Rev. Fred Wiles officiated at the services. 

Cletus Lee Gibson, 66, of Jeffersonville, Ind., died Friday, April 16, 1999, at Transitional Care in Jeffersonville, Ind. A native of Clarkson, he was born on July 7, 1932. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mark Gibson and Iva Ray Williams Gibson. He was a carpenter, a member of Truth Tabernaclein Jeffersonville, and a pastor of Salt River Apostolic Church for many years. Survivors include his wife, Betty Hack Gibson of Jeffersonville, Ind.; four sons, Cletus Ray Gibson and Glenual T. Gibson, both of Jeffersonville, Ind., Michael William Gibson of La Grange and Alvin Thomas Gibson of Pendleton; a daughter, Effie Christine Deshazier of Jeffersonville, Ind.; five brothers, Jimmy Gibson and Delmar Gibson, both of Louisville, Bradley Gibson, Leslie Gibson and Hank Gibson, all of Clarkson; seven sisters, Lillian Hurdt of Louisville, Earnestine Lindsey of Leitchfield, Cloretta Akridge and Ora Rinas, both of Clarkson, Doris Jean Wayne of Taylorsville, Judy Zelezney of Richardson, Texas and Ileen Saltyman of Braidwood, Ill; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation was Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18, at First Apostolic Church in Jeffersontown. Funeral services were at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 18, at the church, and 2 p.m., Monday, April 19, at Rogers Funeral Home in Clarkson with burial in Gibson Family Cemetery in Snapp. The Rev. Bro. R. L. Holten and M. L. Walls officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Bill Jennings, Larry Beatty, Chad Gibson, Danny Ray Gibson, Randy Deshazier and Larry Barnett. Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford was in charge of local arrangements. 

Thelma K. Green, 87, of Shelbyville, formerly of Crestwood, died Friday, April 16, 1999, at her home. A native of Louisville, she was the former Thelma K. Kirchner and worked at Middletown Shoe Store before retiring. Survivors include two sons, Terry Winningham of Charlotte, NC and Dale Winningham of Louisville; two daughters, Carolyn Wright of Shelbyville and Christine Rivera of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Mary C. Roth of Charlestown, Ind. and Virginia Schackert of Louisville; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation was Monday, April 19, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Monday, April 19, at the funeral home with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery, Louisville. The Rev. Bryant Camp of Crestwood Christian Church officiated at the services. 

William Hadley "Bill" Hunter, 75, of Trimble County, formerly of Oldham County, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at his home. He was a Claims Adjuster for Allstate Ins., an Army Air Corp./WW II Veteran and a member of Springdale Presbyterian Church in Louisville. Survivors include his wife, Mary J. "Johnnie" Wilkinson Hunter of Pendleton; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert D. "Rob" and Charlotte Moock Hunter, both of Pendleton; and a sister, Mary Rickard of Madisonville. Visitation was Wednesday, April 14, at Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange and Thursday, April 15, at his church. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 15, at Springdale Presbyterian Church with burial in the Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. The Rev. Kyle Walker and Whit Malone of Springdale Presbyterian Church officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Donnie Cartwright, John T. Moock, Jr., John T. Moock, III, Jerry King, Justin King, David Manley, and Leslie Manley. Honorary pallbearer was John T. Moock, Sr. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Springdale Presbyterian Church or Oldham Co. Animal Control. 

James Edward Knight, 85, of Crestwood, died Saturday, April 17, 1999, at his home. He was a retired mechanic for Montgomery Chevrolet, where he worked for 30 years; a charter commissioner of Crestwood City Council; a former member of Ballardsville Lions Club; a member of Masonic Lodge 829; and a member of Crestwood Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, the former Lucille L. Apple; a son, Jimmy S. Knight of Crestwood; two daughters, Barbara Couch and Joan Ritter, both of Crestwood; three stepsons, A. Lindsay, Stephen and Glenn Apple; a sister, Virginia Williams of Dover, N.H.; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation was Monday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 20, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, at the funeral home with entombment at Louisville Memorial Gardens East Mausoleum. The Rev. Dr. Steve Hadden of Crestwood Baptist Church officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Timothy Knight, Trevor Knight, Laura Harp, Paul Terry, Mark Terry, Lee Terry, Dale Raymond and Chris Couch. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Ballardsville Lions Club Memorial Fund, 4805 E. Hwy. 22, Smithville, KY 40068. 

Laura S. Mattingly, 46, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Baptist Hospital East. She was an administrative secretary at the Kentucky State Reformatory and a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ and the American Cancer Society's team for Relay For Life. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa A. Sutherland of Mt. Washington; a son, Doug Mattingly of Mt. Washington; her parents, Chester and Edna Cline of New Haven; a sister, Peggy Allgeier of Bardstown; her companion, Bobby Komer of Mt. Washington; and two grandsons. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Friday, April 16, 1999, at Resthaven Funeral Home in Louisville. Burial was held Saturday, April 17, at the Resthaven Cremation Garden. The Rev. William J. Schultz officiated at the services. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the American Cancer Society's Team for Relay For Life, 5001 Fox Chase Dr., Shepherdsville, KY 40165. 

Norma Peach Newcom, 74, formerly of Hartford, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, in Louisville. She was a homemaker amd a member of South Jefferson Baptist Church, South Dixie Homemakers, Sunvalley Golf Club and 1990 Col. Sanders Senior Citizen of the Year. Survivors include a son, Richard O. Newcom; five daughters, Rita Hyatt, Terri Bonn, Denise Freeland, Glenda A. Dixion and Toni Bennett; two sisters, Pat Story and Watha Durand; a brother, Everett Peach; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation was Thursday, April 15, at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home in Louisville, and Friday, April 16, in Hartford. Funeral Services were at 2 p.m., Friday, April 16, at Beulah Cumberalnd Presbyterian Church in Hartford with burial in Beulah Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Hospice of Louisville. 

Florence Julia Louise Smith, 100, died Thursday, April 14, at Friendship Manor. A native of St. Louis, Mo., she was born on July 20, 1898. She was preceded in death by her parents, Florence Dumont and Edwin Bannister and her husband, Charles G. Smith. She was the former Florence Julia Louise Bannister, the former secretary with the St. Louis Post Dispatch Newspaper and former office worker with Rexall Drug Stores. She was a member of the La Grange Presbyterian Church and former member of Harvey Browne Memorial Presbyterian Church in Louisville. Survivors include a daughter, Winifred McMurtrie of La Grange; a son, Raymond Smith of Buxton, NC; five grandchildren, including Linda Turner Foster of La Grange; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation was Friday, April 15, 1999, at Pearson's Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at the funeral home with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Association. 

Jane Doris Story, 59, of Scottsburg, Ind., died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at Extendacare in Scottsburg. A native of Gratz, she was born on Oct. 13, 1939. She was the daughter of James Stewart and Ruby Lynn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Story Jr. She was a former prison guard for the Women's State Prison at Kentucky State Women's Prison, a former supervisor at Central State Hospital Children's Ward in Anchorage and a member of the First Christian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Story of Scottsburg, Ind.; a sister, Marietta Rankin of Sellersburg, Ind.; her mother, Ruby Stewart of Gratz; and a grandson, Alex Amos. Visitation was Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Ind. Graveside services were at 11 a.m., Friday, April 9, with burial in the Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. 

Brenda Sue Moore Woosley, 45, of Centerfield, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Hospice of Louisville inpatient unit at Norton Healthcare Medical Pavilion. A native of Centerfield, she was the former Brenda Sue Moore, a graduate of Oldham County High School in 1972 and a member of Mount Tabor United Methodist Church in Centerfield. Survivors include two sons, Johnny Mattingly of La Grange and Jimmy Moore of Centerfield; her parents, Paul and Ann Moore of Centerfield; a brother, Keith Moore of La Grange; and two sisters, Paulette Turner and Michelle Moore, both of Louisville. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 15, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood with burial in Mount Tabor Cemetery, Centerfield. The Rev. Ken Hughes of Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Wendell Moore, Len Wallace, George Raymond, Jim Turner, John Conn and Gene Raulston. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Hospice of Louisville.


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