Miscellaneous Oldham County, Kentucky Obituaries
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William R. Dallas Jr., 49, of Prospect, died Thursday, May 11, 2000, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was a native of Bowling Green, an attorney and a member of The Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green. Survivors include his wife, the former Carla Foreman; a son, William R. Dallas III; a daughter, Kathryn N. Dallas; his mother, Virginia L. Dallas; and a sister, Susan Gibson. Services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2000, at Pearson's Breckenridge Lane Funeral Home, with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville. Hall-Taylor Funeral Home in Shelbyville was in charge of arrangements. Visitation was held on Saturday and Sunday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Jewish Hospital's Rudd Heart & Lung Center.

Bruce E. Eisenmenger, 50, of Crestwood, died Wednesday, May 10, 2000, at Norton Healthcare Pavilion, Hospice Unit, in Louisville. He was born on Oct. 17, 1949, to Clarence and Jordan Underwood Eisenmenger. He was retired as a service technician at Bell South; a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ, Telephone Pioneers of America and Alcoholics Anonymous. Survivors include his wife, Carole Curtis Eisenmenger of Crestwood; a son, A. Shea Eisenmenger of Crestwood; two step-daughters, Cara Mitchell of Louisville and Jodi Thomas of Crestwood; a stepgranddaughter, Amber Marie Mitchell of Louisville; his parents, Clarence and Jordan Underwood Eisenmenger of Louisville; and a brother, Stephen C. Eisenmenger of Louisville. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2000, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in the Floydsburg Cemetery in Crestwood. The Rev. William Schultz of Immanuel United Church of Christ officiated at the services. Visitation was Thursday and Friday. Pallbearers were Larry Neal, Tim Rosenberger, Tracy Adams, Earl Hendrix, Gary Rexroat and Danny Robinson. Honorary pallbearers were his special friends. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Immanuel United Church of Christ, 2300 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205 or Hospice of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr., Louisville, KY 40205-9890.

Sandra Rae Korte Hopkins, 59, of Crestwood, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at Russell County Hospital. Survivors include a son, Kurt Hopkins of Louisville; and her mother, Rosemary Koret of Jamestown. Services were held Thursday, May 11, 2000, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Jamestown City Cemetery. Bro. Daryl Covington officiated at the services.

Michael Glenn Jeffries, 36, of Goshen, died Saturday, May 13, 2000, at his parent's home. He was a former employee of Kingston & Associates and a member of North Oldham Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, the former Robin Pruden of Goshen; a daughter, Brooke Lee Jeffries of Goshen; a son, Cole Michael Jeffries of Goshen; his parents, Mary and Marvin Jeffries of Louisville; three sisters, Angella Arnett of Crestwood, Rebecca Deaton of Harrodsburg and Cathy Warren of Louisville. Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial in Fairmont Cemetery in Henderson. The Rev. Charles Moore, pastor of North Oldham Baptist Church, officiated at the services. Visitation was held Monday afternoon and evening. Pallbearers were Charlie Herold, Terry Adair, Chris Warren, Donnie Wyatt, Samuel Pruden and Phillip Wyatt.

Eugene H. King Jr., 77, of Crestwood, died Sunday, May 14, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. He was a retired farmer, an Air Force veteran of World War II, former chairman of the board of directors for Southern States Co-op, former president of Oldham County Farm Bureau, the old Optimist Club, Dairyman Inc. and Brownsboro Community Center. Survivors include his wife, the former Shirley Scott of Crestwood; four sons, Douglas S. King, Eugene H. King III and Bruce E. King, all of Crestwood, and Daniel C. King of Turners Station; two daughters, Barbara Bramer of La Grange and Leigh Marshall of Crestwood; a sister, Dorothy Speed of Louisville; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet R. Stites. Services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Pewee Valley. The Rev. John Dickman, associate pastor, officiated. Burial was in Harrods Creek Cemetery in Brownsboro. Visitation was Tuesday afternoon and evening at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Pallbearers were Elmer Bauer, Bob McMakin, Philip Vogel, David Hill, Andy Denzinger, Tom Overberg, Charlie Mingus and Lawrence Kaelin. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Edith Lindell, 82, of La Grange, died Sunday, May 14, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital. She was born on March 1, 1918 in Henry County to John Henry and Lupie Bates Welch. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy S. Lindell. She was a homemaker; a member of DeHaven Memorial Baptist Church; and a volunteer for Tri-County Community Action Agency. Survivors include a daughter, Diane Polley of La Grange; two sons, Jim Lindell of Lockport and Steve Lindell of Louisville; two sisters, Catherine Powell of La Grange and Thelma Spencer of Louisville; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. The Rev. David Bridges of Crossroads Harvester Church officiated at the services. Visitation was held on Monday. Pallbearers were Robbie Lindell, Donald Lindell, Doug Lindell, Chris Frederick, Shawn Frederick and Steve Tapp. James H. Longacre, 91, died Sunday, May 14, 2000, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. He was a native of West Newton, Pa., a retired electrical contractor, a former chaplain for the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange, an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II and a member of Masonic Lodge 829, Kosair Shrine Temple and St. Matthews Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter; a sister, Della Fitch; and several grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at Pearson's Breckinridge Lane Funeral Home, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation was held on Monday.

Melissa Jean Stevens, 39, of Louisville, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at her residence. She was born on November 8, 1960 in Louisville. She was active in Special Olympic's Program and was a former employee of Independent Industries. Survivors include her parents, Dick and Neadean Stevens of Louisville; two sisters, Ricki S. Cole of Louisville and Micki M. Garvin of La Grange; and an aunt, Pauline Garvin of La Grange. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 11, 2000, at Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Joe Clark, James Given, Mike Krages, Steven Swan, Kenny Givens and Morris Schlenker. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to KY Chapter Prader-Willi Syndrome Association, c/o Ricki Cole, 2221 Taylorsville Rd., Bloomfield, KY 40008.

Varee Adams, 90, of La Grange, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at Bedford Health Care in Bedford. She was born on March 31, 1910 to Martha Johnson and Harrison Kirby in Estill County and was a member of Tri-County Senior Citizens and Buckner Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dorse Adams Sr.; a son, Elmer Adams; and two daughters, Lena Mae Adams and Gladys Fisk. Survivors include three sons, James C. Adams of Jeffersontown, John R. Adams Sr. of La Grange and Dorse Adams Jr. of Louisville; three daughters, Mable Tingle of Goshen, Martha Marie McKinney of Crestwood and Judy Skipper of Shepherdsville; one brother Frank Kirby of Louisville; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 12, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. The Rev. Bob Hanses officiated at the services. Visitation was held on Sunday, June 11. Pallbearers were Tommy McKinney, Mike O¹Brien, Chris Davis, Danny Adams, John Adams Jr. and Chris Jones.

Joe S. Baker, 58, of La Grange, died Tuesday, June 6, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital. He was a retired detective for the Louisville police department, where he worked 27 years, an employee of Fisher Auto Parts in La Grange, a volunteer for St. Cecilia Catholic Church bingo and a member of Louisville Police Officers Association and Fraternal Order of Police. Survivors include his wife, the former Sandra L. Semones; three daughters, Tracey Baker Sayles, Kimberly Baker Taylor and Lori Baker; a sister, Shirley Bard; two brothers, Carvel and Hilton Baker; and two grandchildren. Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Louisville, with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. J. B. Ratterman & Sons Portland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Visitation was held on Thursday and Friday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. Cecilia Catholic Church memorial fund.

Jean Dawson Berkimer, 81, of Louisville, died on Tuesday, June 6, 2000, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Saskatchewan, Canada, to Annie Goldie Black and James Dawson. She was a horse trainer at Meadowlake Farm in Goshen. Survivors include Edward C. Wunsch, who cared for her; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 9, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Valley of Rest Cemetery in La Grange. The Rev. Bob Hanses officiated. Visitation was held on Friday.

Erin June Gilfether, infant, of Crestwood, died Monday, June 5, 2000, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. Survivors include her parents, John and Doris Gilfether of Crestwood; two brothers, Sean and Mark Gilfether of Crestwood; and grandparents, George and Phyllis Iker and Ralph Gilfether. Services were private. Arrangements were by Pearson Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to WHAS Crusade for Children.

Beatrice Julia Husband, 79, of La Grange, died on Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. She was born on September 24, 1920, in Ipswich, Mass., to Julia Streng and Walter Kozazcki. She was a retired cook at Cedar Lake Lodge and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in La Grange. Survivors include two sons, Walter Husband of Centerfield and Stephen Husband of Louisville; three daughters, Julie Malecki of Parks City, Utah, Blanche Husband of Arizona, and Anna Meyers of Centerfield; two sisters, Jane Piette and Blanche Hubbard, both of Mass.; and seven grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Calvary Baptist Church in La Grange, with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery in Crestwood. The Rev. Orville Smith Jr., pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiated at the services. Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Visitation was held on Tuesday and Wednesday. Pallbearers were Walter Husband, Stephen Husband, Wes Husband, Charlie Armstrong, Ralph Williams and Arnold Oldham.

Kayla Elizabeth Mieczkowski, infant, of Goshen, died on Monday, May 29, 2000 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. Survivors include her parents, Kevin M. and Kathleen A. Groch Mieczkowski of Goshen; a twin brother, Kyle Robert Mieczkowski; grandparents, Leonard and Elaine Mieczkowski of Cincinnati, Ohio, Rose and Sylvester Lychowski of Toledo, Ohio, Nancy and Robert Briggs of Perrysburg, Ohio, and Tony Groch of Toledo, Ohio; great-grandparents, Roger and Jenny Barger of Toledo, Ohio and Helen Michalak of Temperance, Mich. Mass of the Angels was at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at Regina Coeli Catholic Church in Toledo with interment in the Calvary Cemetery. Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home of La Grange and Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe in Toledo were in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Kosair Charities, P. O. Box 37370, Louisville, KY 40233.

Willard Carroll Moore Sr., 58, of Louisville, died Sunday, June 5, 2000, at the La Grange Reformatory. He was a member of Church of the Living God CWFF. Survivors include a daughter, Anita Russell; a son, Williard C. Moore Jr.; his mother, Clerona Shepard; four sisters, Ella Williams, Anita Neil, Violet Bryant and Angela Shepard; seven brothers, George, Samuel, Henry, Kendrick and Floyd Moore and Joseph and Ralph Shepard; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 9, at Church of the Living God CWFF, with burial in Green Meadows Memorial Gardens. Rodgers-Awkard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Marvin E. Warren, 84, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Pewee Valley. He was a retired service coordinator for Ralston Purina Co., an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Crescent Hill Masonic Lodge and Beechwood Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, the former Patricia Wilson; a daughter, Kay Barringer; two sons, Dean and Dale Warren; and six grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Pearson-Ratterman Shelbyville Road Funeral Home, with burial in Middletown Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to WHAS Crusade for Children or his church.

Arthur B. Zubrod Jr., 76, of Prospect, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Norton Hospital. He was a retired manager of IBM, an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Louisville Quarterback Club, St. Xavier and Speed Scientific Alumni associations and Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, the former Bonnie Tuggle; a son, Arthur B. Zubrod III; a daughter, Mary Cynthia Boel; two sisters, Margaret Jonantgen and Betsy Shaw; and two granddaughters. Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Louisville, with burial in the Calvary Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday and Monday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Catholic Charities.

Michael Curtis Brock, 13, of Jeffersonville, Ind., died Friday, July 28, 2000, as a result of a traffic accident in Oldham County. He was formerly of Louisville and a seventh-grader at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School in Clarksville. Survivors include his father, Curtis Brock; his mother, Theresa Brock; two brothers, Anthony and Joseph Brock; and his grandparents, Paul Swan, Loretta Reinhart and Dodie Owen. Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 31, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Clarksville, Ind., with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Scott Funeral Home in Jeffersonville was in charge of arrangements. Visitation was held on Sunday.

Anna Brown, 69, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Monday, July 24, 2,000 in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a native of La Grange, formerly of Louisville and a retired accountant. Survivors include a daughter, Judith Savage; two sisters, Ruby Pendleton and Nellie Schaffer; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson. There was no funeral. Visitation was held on Saturday, July 29, at Ruby Pendleton's home in La Grange. Benbrook Funeral Home in Benbrook, Texas was in charge of arrangements.

Tommy Dozier, 58, died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. He was a native of Shellman, Ga. Survivors include two sons, Mark Foster and Earl Dozier; three sisters, Doris Wingo, Mary Leverette and Byrd Lenard; two brothers, Harold Graham and Elder Emmanuel Dozier; and seven grandchildren. Services were held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Rodgers-Awkard Preston Highway Funeral Home. Burial was private. Visitation was held on Wednesday.

Bertha Elizabeth Gaines, 64, of Simpsonville, died on Sunday, July 30, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. She was born on February 2, 1936, to Ruby Rucker and Earl Hawkins, both of whom are deceased. She was a nurse at Central State Hospital and a member of Burks Branch Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Jesse Floyd Gaines of Simpsonville; five sons, Michael Warren Gaines of Simpsonville, Donnie Glen Gaines of Crestwood, Steven Floyd Gaines of Bullitt County, Ricky Dale Gaines of Crestwood and Larry Ray Gaines of Simpsonville; a brother, Bennie Lee Hawkins of Shelbyville; and seven grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville, with burial in Fairview Cemetery in Shelby County. The Rev. Bill Taylor of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church officiated at the services. Visitation was held on Monday.

Margaret King Hall, 91, of Buckner, died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at her home. She was a native of Oldham County and a member of Buckner Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Marshall Hall and a son, Ronald Hall. Survivors include two sons, Marshall E. Hall and Raymond L. Hall, both of La Grange; a daughter, Margaret A. Prather of La Grange; a sister, Myra Schureck of Buckner; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial in Harrod's Creek Cemetery in Brownsboro. The Rev. Jerry Beard, pastor of Buckner Christian Church, officiated at the services. Visitation was held on Monday. Pallbearers were Wade Prather, Scott Hall, Eddie Hall, Larry Salyer, Mike Simpson and Mark Hall. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Buckner Christian Church Building Fund.

Ruth Good Murphy, 58, of Lakeland, Fla. died Monday, July 24, 2000, in at the Lakeland Medical Center in Lakeland. She was a native of Elkhorn City; a former resident of Crestwood and a former employee of Wal-Mart in Crestwood. Survivors include her husband, Shelley Murphy of Lakeland, Fla.; a son, Duane Murphy of Lakeland, Fla.; a daughter, Vicki Tanselle of Lakeland, Fla.; her mother, Opal Good of Phyllis, Ky.; five brothers, Charles, Ralph, Randell, William K. and Rick Good, all of Phyllis, two sisters, Opal Good of Phyllis and Debra Case of Lakeland, Fla.; and two grandchildren. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at Bailey Funeral Home in Elkhorn City, with burial in the Murphy Family Cemetery in Phyllis. Visitation was held on Thursday and Friday.

Susan Meers Reid, 89, died Tuesday, July 25, 2000, in Norfolk, Va. She was a native of La Grange and had lived in Louisville, and was a former employee of Carters Grove. Survivors include a son, John C. Reid; a sister, Betty Mockbee; two grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Katherine Reid, who cared for her. The body was bequeathed to Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville.

Hazel McCarty Roberts, 82, of Eminence, died Friday, July 28, 2000, at the Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville. She was a native of Henry County, and a member of the Eminence United Methodist Church. She was the daughter of Noble and Ethel Kistner McCarty, both of whom are deceased. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard V. Roberts; a sister Valetta Clark; and a brother, Ralph McCarty. Survivors include a brother, Charles McCarty of La Grange; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 31, at Prewitt Eminence Funeral Home, with burial in the Eminence Cemetery. The Rev. Garry Polston, pastor of Eminence United Methodist Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were David Yeary, Linden Roberts, Damon Yeary, Mark Stucker, Jake Jeffries and Scott McCarty. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Eminence United Methodist Church.

Larry William Warren Sr., 52, of Louisville, died Friday, July 28, 2000, at Hillcrest Subdivision in Prospect as a result of a construction accident. He was born on September 15, 1947, in Oldham County to Anna Brown and Owen Warren. He was a concrete finisher for Don Robertson Concrete Co. and formerly a dispatcher for 20 years at Liters Quarry. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry William Warren Jr. Survivors include his wife, the former Joyce Murphy of Louisville; a son, Jeffery Lee Warren of Bedford; a stepson, Louis Blandford of La Grange; his mother, Anna Richardson of La Grange; three brothers, Tim Warren of Shelbyville, Pat Warren of La Grange and Michael Warren of Crestwood; two sisters, Barbara Gowin of Henry County and Debbie Latimer of Crestwood; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 31, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. The Rev. Jim Powell, pastor of Crestwood United Methodist Church, officiated at the services. Visitation was held on Sunday. Pallbearers were Tim Warren, Pat Warren, Michael Warren, Donald Murphy, Fred Murphy and Louis Blandford.


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