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Iona Mae Tingle Bowling, 68, of Smithfield, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Hospice of Louisville's inpatient unit at Norton Healthcare Pavilion. A native of Oldham County, she was born on May 3, 1930. She is preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Nancy Troxell Tingle; and her husband, Lloyd "Luck" Bowling. She was a retired bookkeeper and clerk. Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Bauman of Pendleton and Donna Sue Harp of Smithfield; two brothers, Elmer Tingle of Orlando, Fla. and Neil "Sonny" Tingle of Louisville; three sisters, Sarah Fendley of La Grange, Dorothy Baxter of Louisville and Sonia Wilson of Texas; five grandchildren, Michelle Bauman-Cook, Lorrie Kinkade, Jennifer Harp, Jessica Harp and John Lloyd Harp; and a great-granddaughter, Ashley Christine Croucher. Visitation was Saturday, April 24, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe in La Grange. Memorial services were at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 24, at the funeral home. The Rev. Lonnie Hardin officiated at the services. The body was donated to the University of Louisville School of Medicine. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Hospice of Louisville.

Francis "Frank" Brooks, 70, of Lititz, Pa., formerly of Louisville, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, in Lancaster, Pa. He was a former chairman of Cedar Lake Lodge in La Grange, a retired executive at General Electric Co., an Army veteran of the Korean War, a former member of the board of Greater Philadelphia Better Business Bureau and a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lititz. Survivors include his wife, the former Lois J. Gehman; three sons, Jeffrey Brooks, Stephen Brooks and Philip Brooks; a daughter, Lynn Leff; a brother, Albert Brooks; a sister, Loretta Cubit; and four grandchildren. Visitation was Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24, at Spacht Funeral Home in Lititz, Pa. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 24, at his church with burial in Kissel Hill Cemetery in Pa. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Cedar Lake Foundation, P.O. Box 289, La Grange, Ky. 40031.

Abbigale Rose Cecil, infant daughter of Chris and Effie Marie Cecil, of La Grange, died Saturday, April 24, 1999, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. Survivors include her parents; two brothers, Tyler and Garrett Cecil of La Grange; grandparents, Rex and Linda Cecil of Nineveh, Ind. and Connie and Jack Mohlman of Ble Hill, Neb.; and great-grandparents, Jack and Barbara Cecil of Nineveh, Ind. and Sarah Hylemon of Blackstone, Va. A private burial service was Monday, April 26, at the Valley of Rest Cemetery. Arrangements were by Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange.

Hattie Elizabeth Clark, 75, of Shelbyville, formerly of Anchorage, died Monday, April 19, 1999, at Baptist Hospital East. A native of Shelby County, she was the former Hattie E. Hall, a former bus driver for the Jefferson County Public Schools, former owner of U-Pick Strawberries in Middletown and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Anchorage. Survivors include her husband, Harold Clark; a daughter, Pamela Brooks of Louisville; her mother, Pearl Hall of Crestwood; two sisters, Lucille Probus of Middletown and Lottie Broyles of Crestwood; a brother, William Hall of Louisville; and a grandchild, Noah Rumsey. Visitation was Tuesday, April 20, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Larry Petty officiated at the services. Pallbearers were John Broyles, Murrell Probus, Wesley Broyles, Noah Rumsey, Aaron Broyles and Jason Broyles. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Nora L. Greer, 91, of Medco Center, Springfield, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Nortons Springview Hospital. A native of Marion County, she was formerly of Lebanon and a homemaker. She was preceded in death be her parents, Samuel T. and Mattie Powers Hourigan; her husband, Jesse Greer; a son, Jesse Greer, Jr.; two brothers, Tildon Hourigan and Cleaver Hourigan; and three sisters, Leona Borders, Martha Hourigan and Lottie Logsdon. Survivors include a son, Gerald L. Greer, of Oldham County; a daughter-in-law, Sherrie Greer; two daughters, Gail Greer Bagwell of Shepherdsville and Helen Wittwer of Bourbon County; two sons-in-law, Milton Bagwell, Jr. and A.L. Wittwer; three sisters, Carol Joyce Becker of Campbellsville, Inez Whitehouse and Gertrude Baker, both of Danville; two brothers, Jessie Hourigan of Lebanon and William R. Hourigan of Bowling Green; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 22, at Campbell DeWitt Funeral Home with burial in Ryder Cemetery. The Rev. Brother Wesley Noss officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Scott Hourigan, Sammy Logsdon, Eddie Bagwell, George Hourigan, Ricky Hourigan, Keith Wittwer, Wesley Wittwer and Bill Mann. Honorary pallbearers were Crosby Lynch, Billy Borders and Donnie Whitehouse.

Susannah Davis Guthrie, 75, formerly of Pewee Valley, died Saturday, April 24, 1999, in Salem, Ind. She was the former Susannah D. Floyd, a member of the Eastern Star, Pewee Valley Woman's Club and the Pewee Valley Homemakers Club. Survivors include two daughters, Susannah Ray Early of Borden, Ind. and Vicki Kroeger of Louisville; a brother, James Harrison Floyd of Fla.; three grandchildren, Jim Morgan, Melanie Susannah Kroeger and Jason F. Kroeger; and a great-grandchild, Alexa Sue Morgan. Visitation was Monday, April 26, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 26, at Stoess Funeral Home with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Dick Neelly, of Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Jason Kroeger, John Floyd, Lawrence Jackson, Tom Floyd, Jim Floyd and Jim Morgan. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the WHAS Crusade for Children.

James Allen Hanley, 51, of Prospect, died Sunday, April 25, 1999, at Norton Audubon Hospital. He was a supervisor for Whitney M. Young Job Corps in Simpsonville. Survivors include his wife, Roma H. Hanley; a son, Jimmie Ervin; a daughter, Jamie Grant; his mother, Fannie F. Hanley; two brothers, William and Ralph Hanley; and a grandson. The funeral and burial will be private with arrangements by Commonwealth-Stony Brook.

Margaret Kathy Hardin, 52, of Middletown, died Friday, April 23, 1999, at her home. She was the former Margaret Logsdon, a corrections officer for the Kentucky Department of Corrections, a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 11, Fraternal Order of Police Chapter 53 and a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, William B. Hardin; a son, David W. Smith, Jr. of Fairdale; two brothers, Kenneth E. Hardin and Norton F. Hardin, both of Peoria, Ill.; three sisters, Betty Jean Miller of Peoria, Ill., Susie B. Collins of Fairdale and Mary Ethel Hardin; and one grandchild. Visitation was Sunday, April 25, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m, Monday, April 26, at the funeral home with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Elza Lamb, of Pewee Valley Baptist Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were, Lt. Greg Gray, William Collins, Jr., Loni Hart, Jodi Krapper, Donnie Purvis and Jim Walker. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Hospice of Louisville. Lenard L. Meredith, 76, of Louisville, died Friday, April 16, 1999, at Humana Hospital-Suburban in Louisville. A native of Edmonson County, he was born on Dec. 12, 1922. He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnny S. Meredith and Lulu Meredith. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Oldham County. Survivors include his wife, Mollie Clark Meredith of Louisville; a son, Vernon L. Meredith of Brownsville; two daughters, Beatrice Meredith and Gerry Stooksbury, both of Louisville; a brother, Elbert Meredith of Bee Spring; two sisters, Grace Meredith of Buckner and Alberta Trulock of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation was Sunday, April 18, at the Patton Funeral Home in Brownsville. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Monday, April 19, at the funeral home with burial in Union Light Church Cemetery in Mammoth Cave.

Louis A. Nall, 83, died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Pewee Valley. He was a retired estimator for the old Steel Fabricator Sales Co. and a Marine Corps veteran. Survivors include a brother, Maurice Nall; and several nephews. Visitation was Saturday, April 24, at Evergreen in Louisville. Funeral services were at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 24, with entombment in Evergreen Mausoleum.

William Ivan O'Bannon, 66, died Wednesday, April 14, 1999, in Brownsboro Hills, N.H. A native of Yulee, Fla., he was born on Jan. 7, 1933. He was the manager of the South Florida Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, a Navy veteran of Korea and a Chief Appraiser for Va. He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Kentucky Corner and Tenn. Squire. Survivors include two sons, Bryan O'Bannon of Louisville and Brett O'Bannon of Ft. Wayne; a daughter, Shawn O'Bannon; two brothers, Casey Harter and Irwin Harter, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Jackie Hubbard and Sharon Murphy; and a grandchild, Mahala O'Bannon. Visitation was Sunday, April 18, at Ratterman Bros. Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Monday, April 19, at Central Presbyterian Church with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the American Lung Cancer Association.

Calvin S. Arndt, 87, of Louisville, died Thursday, September 16, 1999 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He was a native of Tell City, Ind., a retired unit manager for General Electric, an Army Veteran of World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1114 in Evansville, Ind. Survivors include a son, Jeffrey C. Arndt of Columbia, Md.; two daughters, Pamela Fogel of Pewee Valley and Paula J. Grass of Louisville; three grandchildren; three step-daughters, Lucinda Bippus, Jacqueline McDonald and Yvonne Hoover; and 12 step-grandchildren. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20 at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. The Rev. Elza Lamb, pastor of Pewee Valley Baptist Church, officiated at the service. Visitation was held on Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999. The body was cremated. Burial was at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Evansville. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Good Samaritan Center.

Tina Marie Douthitt Embs, 41, of Eminence, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was a native of Shelbyville and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Jackson Douthitt. Survivors include her husband, Richard Embs of Eminence; a son, Charlie Embs of Eminence; a daughter, Joyce Embs of Eminence; her mother, Anna Ruth Roberts of Shelbyville; three brothers, Timothy Douthitt, Dennis Douthitt and Barry Douthitt, all of Shelbyville; her grandmother, Lois Douthitt of Shelbyville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home in Shelbyville. The Rev. William H. Brumley officiated at the services. The body was cremated. Visitation was held on Friday, Sept. 17. Honorary pallbearers were Randy King, Tony Douthitt, Gary Douthitt, Hugh Knuckles, Eugene Embs, Jay Roberts, Newt Johnson, Danny Wood, David Puckett, Joe Butts, David Shuck, John M. Berry, Roger May and Reed Riley.

Sheila Darlene Morrison, 49, of La Grange, died Monday, September 13, 1999, at University of Louisville Hospital. She was office manager for MPC Promotions. Survivors include her fiance, Robert Houston; her mother, Catherine C. Morrison; three brothers, George M. Morrison Sr., Randy W. Morrison Sr., and Ted R. Morrison; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Fairdale-McDaniel Funeral Home with burial in Mount Holly Cemetery. Visitation was held on Wednesday, Sept. 15. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Women in Crisis, in care of Fairdale-McDaniel Funeral Home. Reba B. Oliver, 80, died Tuesday, September 14, 1999, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. She was the former Reba Burton, a native of Breckinridge County and a member of St. Matthews Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Merrill J. Oliver Jr. A memorial service was held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at the St. Matthews Baptist Church. Visitation was held after 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The body was cremated. Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. Matthews Baptist Church Building Fund.

Pauline Murphy Rogers, 74, of Louisville, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. She was a native of Shelby County. Survivors include two sons, Michael Rogers of Mobile, Ala. and Robert C. Rogers Jr. of Pewee Valley; and three grandchildren. Visitation was held on Friday, Sept. 17 at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. A graveside service was held Saturday, Sept. 18, at Floydsburg Cemetery. Dr. Richard Neelly, pastor of Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, officiated at the service. Pallbearers were Dick Wilson, Dick Filippini, Larry Lannon, George Halk, Philip Rogers and Clayton Stoess Jr. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contribution to the Hospice of Louisville.

Emma Powell Adams, 77, of La Grange, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at Norton Audubon Hospital. She was a native of Henry County and a member of Campbellsburg Christian Church. She is survived by a son, Andy Adams. The graveside service was 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at New Castle Cemetery. There was no visitation. Arrangements were by Prewitt Funeral Home, New Castle. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to American Diabetes Association.

Kathy Mayhall Adams, 55, of Crestwood, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at Baptist Hospital East. She was a cafeteria supervisor for Oldham County schools and a member of Oldham County Chapter of American Cancer Society and St. Patrick Catholic Church in Middletown. Survivors include her husband, Tracy Adams; a son, Sam T. Adams of Paducah; a daughter, Susan Shrader of Island Lake, Ill.; two brothers, Mike and Sam Mayhall, both of Louisville; a sister, Sherry Poindexter of Old Saybrook, Conn.; and two grandchildren, Collin and Adam Shrader of Island Lake, Ill. The funeral was 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. The Rev. John Schindler, pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church, officiated. Burial was in Floydsburg Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday evening and Friday afternoon and evening. Pallbearers were Don Strothman Jr., Tom Kargl, Steve Strothman, Mike Hall, Doug Strothman and Jason Strothman. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to American Cancer Society.

Mary Jane Ott Bacon, 86, of Crestwood, died Thursday morning, Jan. 27, 2000, at her home. She was the former Mary Jane McKay, a native of Tampa, Fla., a member of the Crestwood Civic Club and a Catholic. Survivors include a son, John L. Ott Jr. of Indian Rocks, Fla., a brother, Robert A. McKay of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Ada McKay and Mrs. G.E. Burnett, both of Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The funeral was 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. The Rev. Larry Stoess, of Portland Center, officiated. Burial was in Floydsburg Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Joe Carraco, Duane Murner, Billy Wakefield, Frank Smiser, Kenny Greenwood and Bobby Hazen. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Crestwood Civic Club Scholarship Fund.

Joseph E. "Brown" Beard, 81, of Madison, Ind., died Monday, Jan. 24, 2000, at Veterans Hospital in Lexington. He was born in Oldham County on Feb. 13, 1918, to Ludie and Mary Mefford Beard. He was a farmer. Survivors include four sons, Wayne and Paul Beard, both of Madison, Ind., and Mike and Dale Beard, both of Milton; a daughter, Nancy Baker of Alvin, Texas; two sisters, Mildred Johnson of Campbellsburg and Evelyn Barrickman of Pendleton; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Dolores Coombs; and a brother, Kenneth Beard. The funeral was 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford. Visitation was Thursday evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Logan Ralston, Harold Johnson, Jason Beard, Jeremy Beard, Darrell Burgin, Monty Brandon and Keith Hoskins.

Esther Lee Chamberlain, 89, formerly of Worthington, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at St. Matthews Manor. She was the former Esther Lee Bess, a former teacher for Jefferson County Public Schools, and a member of Harrods Creek Order of Eastern Star and Worthington Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Milton C. Chamberlain; a daughter, Mildred C. Yochim; and four grandchildren. The funeral was 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. The Rev. Larry Webb, minister of Worthington Church of Christ, officiated. Burial was in Worthington Cemetery. Visitation was Monday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Winston Chamberlain, Philip Yochim, Dr. Nathan Chamberlain, Tyler Faucett, Joel Clark Mize and Wayne Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers were Malinda Griffin, Rosalyn Jenkins, Carolyn Anderson and Christine Scott. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to her church.

Elizabeth Fisher Devore, 72, of Campbellsburg, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Northfield Nursing Center in Louisville. She was a native of Carroll County and the daughter of the late Shirley and Grace Simmons Fisher. She was a retired employee of Homestead Nursing Center in New Castle where she worked 15 years, and a member of Port Royal United Methodist Church. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Dale (Betty) Mahoney of Turners Station, Charlene MacDonald of La Grange, Mrs. Tony (Janet) Tharp of Campbellsburg and Mrs. Randy (Annette) Caudle of Bedford; five sons, Donald Devore of Turners Station, Dennis Devore of La Grange, David Devore of Bethlehem, Estill Lee Devore of Smithfield and Jerry Devore of Ackworth, Ga.; a sister, Mrs. Curtis (Jean) Breeden of Liberty; 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Devore, and a son, Roger Dale Devore. The funeral was 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. The Rev. Phillip Wayne Garvey, pastor of Cadiz United Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was in Port Royal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brian Mahoney, Steven MacDonald, Kevin Devore, Michael MacDonald, Jeffrey Devore and Eric Devore. Honorary pallbearers were Regina Callis, Jay Tharp, Delilah Devore, Cassie Caudle, Zachary Caudle, Teresa Devore, Jessica Tharp, Joshua Devore, Patrick Caudle and Jennifer Anderson. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Crusade for Children.

Virginia Ketner Foster, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2000, at Jefferson Manor Nursing Home, Louisville. She was a native of Toboso, Ohio, a realtor and an owner of the old Sacra and Foster Realty. She was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church, Hurstbourne Country Club, Children's Hospital Auxiliary, the Compass Club, the Women's Club of Louisville and the Louisville Board of Realtors. Survivors include two sons, Dr. Will S. Foster of Louisville and Robert I. Foster of Westport; and two granddaughters, Dr. Alexandra Foster and Rachel Foster. The memorial service was 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Pearson's Funeral Home, Louisville. Burial was in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation was Saturday afternoon at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Highland Presbyterian Church, 1011 Cherokee Road, Louisville, Ky. 40204, or to the donor's favorite charity.

Lucy Thelma Francis, 87, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at her home in Louisville. She was the former Lucy Walsh, a native of Buckner, a retired employee of Whitehall Daycare Center and a member of Ascension Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, John J. Francis; a son, John P. Francis; a daughter, Marinell Baker; a sister, Annabelle Allen; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The funeral was 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Ascension Catholic Church. Burial was in Resthaven Memorial. Visitation was Friday afternoon and evening. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville or Hospice of Hawaii.

George F. Handel, 55, of Goshen, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. He was owner of G.F.H. Associates and a member of Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic Church in Goshen. Survivors include his wife, Jacqulyn Handel; a daughter, Mary Alyce Moore; two sons, Bill and Mark Handel; two sisters, Betty J. Story and Peggy A. Cretella; and three grandchildren. The memorial service was 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic Church. Visitation was after 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Arrangements were by Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to his church's George F. Handel Fund, 1620 S. Highway 1793, Goshen, Ky. 40026. Mayme Renee Hughes, 33, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2000, at her home in Louisville. She was the former Mayme Simmons, attendance clerk at Okolona Elementary School, a former president of Okolona Parent Teacher Association, former treasurer of the 15th District School Board and a member of Evangel Christian Life Center. Survivors include her husband, Anthony Hughes Sr. of Louisville; a son and daughter, Anthony Hughes Jr. and Emilie Hughes, both of Louisville; her parents, James and Meredith Simmons of Crestwood; three sisters, Jayme Givens of Louisville, Sheri Simmons of Crestwood and Janet S. Haupt of Florida; and grandparents, Gertrude and Aubrey Bragdon and Lula K. Simmons, all of Louisville. The funeral was 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at Evergreen Funeral Home, Louisville. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation was Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, afternoon and evening.

Marilyn Kozak, 57, of Crestwood, died Saturday evening, Jan. 29, 2000, at Baptist Hospital East. She was the former Marilyn Montgomery, a native of Saginaw, Mich., a former member of Jeffersontown Lions Club and Fifth Wheel Women's Club. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Kozak; two sisters, Sharon Baker Waldron of Sumner, Mich., and Carolyn Baker Moffett of Grand Rapids, Mich.; three cousins, Jackie Nicewander of Alma, Mich., Joann Jonannes of Saginaw, Mich., and Judy Kurtz of West Palm Beach, Fla; an uncle and aunt, Gerald and Martha Hoadley of Abion, Mich.; her caring friend, Phyllis Harber of Louisville; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, R.W. and Charlotte Montgomery, and her brothers, Stanley and Randy. Her body was cremated. A memorial visitation was 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Fifth Wheel Women's Club.

Georgia Frances Mattingly, 81, of Crestwood, died Friday morning, Jan. 28, 2000, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She was the former Georgia F. Lay, a native of Marion County and a Catholic. Survivors include four sons, James Mattingly of Lebanon, and Richard, Lawrence and Billy Mattingly, all of Louisville; three daughters, Ann Bowman of Louisville, and Nancy Proctor and Mary Kennedy of Crestwood; a brother, Steve Lay of Florida; two sisters, Rosie Conrad and Geneva Jewell of Indianapolis, Ind.; 34 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. The funeral was 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood with the Rev. Buford Cobb officiating. Burial was in St. Aloysius Cemetery in Pewee Valley. Visitation was Sunday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Robbie Mattingly, Jeffery Proctor Jr., Rusty Hicks, David Kennedy Jr., Neil Topping and Charles Benecoff.

Margaret Callis Meyer, 85, of Pendleton, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at The Richwood in La Grange. She was born in Trimble County on May 20, 1914, to Ovie Isaac Callis and Jennie Lee Hundley Callis. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three brothers, Jack Callis and Ovie Callis Jr., both of Pendleton, and Ballard Callis of Sulphur; and a sister, Doris Spillman of Pendleton. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry Meyer; and a brother and sister, Carl Callis and Lillie Mae Callis. The funeral was 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford with Brother Robert Franklin officiating. Burial was in Sligo Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Donnie Callis, Todd Callis, John Davidson, Aaron Callis, Buster Callis and Bubby Benz.

Roberta Vaughn Dawson Shaddock, 94, of La Grange, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000, at The Richwood in La Grange. She was born in Shelby County on Oct. 20, 1905, to the late William Dawson and Matilda (Wise) Dawson. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Hammons of La Grange and Judy Taylor of Louisville; two sisters, Corrine Osborne of Louisville and Catherine Whisman of Shelbyville; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Beard Shaddock. The funeral was 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville. The Rev. Bill Taylor and the Rev. Bill Brumley officiated. Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville. Visitation was Tuesday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the activities department at The Richwood, 1012 Richwood Way, La Grange, Ky. 40031; or Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

Dorothy Evelyn Simpson, 80, of Eminence, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. She was born in Henry County on Dec. 17, 1919, to Edward D. and Hattie (Garrett) Abbott. She was a nurses' aide at Central State Hospital where she worked 18 years, and a member of Sligo Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Gerald D. Simpson of Eminence; a daughter, Vakle Burgin of Eminence; two sons, Russell Priest of Pendleton and James Priest of Frankfort; three sisters, Edith Foree of Jericho, Bonnie Foree of Campbellsburg and Diane Cook of Wises Landing; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The funeral was 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange. The Rev. Robert Franklin of Sligo Baptist Church officiated. Burial was in Sligo Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Charles "Babe" Morgan, Eugene Cook, Rick Foree, Johnny Foree, Ronald Foree and Warren Edward Foree. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Sligo Baptist Church, 85 North Highway 42 Loop, Pendleton, Ky. 40055.


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