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Stuart H. Bilyeu, 76, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, in Lexington. 
He was a native of Oldham County; a retired Army sergeant major, who served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars; a member of the Fayetteville, N. C. Masonic Lodge; and a Baptist.
Survivors include a sister, Emma Rosenberger Harmon; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at National Cemetery in New Albany, Ind. Highlands Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Frances Louise Burgin, 80, of Buckner, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.
She was a homemaker and a member of Buckner Baptist Church.
She was born on October 14, 1919, in Hart County, to Rose Mary and James Ellis Logsdon, both of whom are deceased.
Survivors include three sons, William Burgin of Eminence, James Burgin of Louisville and Charles Burgin of Simpsonville; four daughters, Ellar Doljack of Cleveland, Ohio, Mary Ann Burgin, Sarah Burgin and Ruby Burgin, all of Buckner; a stepmother, Ruby Deener of Jeffersontown; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Worthington Cemetery in Louisville. The Rev. Andy Gowin of Buckner Baptist Church officiated at the services.
Visitation was held on Tuesday.
Pallbearers were Charles Burgin, Tommy Burgin, Eugene Jones, Jerry Powell, David Crombie and Robert Burgin. 

William Scott Collins, 30, of Bedford, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.
He was a 1988 graduate of Henry County High School; a member of Teamster Local 89 at Ford Motor Company, the EMS and Fire Department of Bedford; director of Trimble County Motorcycle Association; and Trimble County Youth League Coach.
He was born on December 15, 1969, in Whitesburg to Robert Larry and Sandra Collins. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Larry Collins.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Collins of Bedford; a stepdaughter, Jessica Callis of Bedford; his mother, Sandra Collins of Bedford; four brothers, Robert C., Brian K. and Kevin Wayne Collins, all of Bedford, and Larry Shane Collins of Bowling Green; his paternal grandfather, Pete Cook of Ripley, Ohio; and a nephew, Austin Collins.
Services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, with burial in Bedford I.O.O.F Cemetery. Bro. Orville Smith officiated at the services.
Visitation was held on Saturday.
Pallbearers were Robbie Malin, Eric Doll, Don Stethen, Dave Scales, Gregg Gosman, Jim Martin, Kyles McDowell, Jeff Jones, Wayne Jones and Doug Emily.
Honorary pallbearers were Stewart Thomas and Jeff Emily.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department.

Thomas M. Felmley Sr., 81, of Pewee Valley, died Friday, July 28, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange.
He was a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., retired from the old International Harvester, served in the Coast Guard during World War II. He was a former member of Mt. Holly United Methodist Church in Fairdale and the Fairdale Masonic Lodge No. 942.
Survivors include his wife, the former Iris June Lovel; a son Thomas Felmley Jr. of Harrods Creek; a daughter, Deborah Davis of Pewee Valley; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, Aug. 3, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial at St. Paul Mausoleum at Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville. The Rev. Elza Lamb, pastor of Pewee Valley Baptist Church, officiated at the services.
Visitation was held on Wednesday.

Stephen Leo Fogle, 44, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange.
He was a carpenter for Contemporary Renovations Inc. and a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, the former Stephanie Sapp; two sons, Christopher and David Fogle; his father, William Leo Fogle; three brothers, Ronnie, Gary and Jamie Fogle; and three sisters, Marla Fogle, Sonya Hogg and Cindy Fogle.
Services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Ratterman's Bardstown Road Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Visitation was held on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Mildred Annabel Goodridge, 86, of Louisville, died Saturday, August 5, 2000, at Jewish Hospital.
She was a native of Oldham County, a retired bookkeeper for Dr. Hunt B. Jones, a former bookkeeper for the old Baptist Hospital Highlands and a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church.
Survivors include cousins, Esther, Duncan and Donald Clifford, all of Bedford; Eugene Goodridge of Nashville, Tenn.; and Ann Cary of Louisville.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Pearson's Breckinridge Lane Funeral Home, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Louisville.
Visitation was held on Tuesday.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Ballardsville Baptist Church or to Walnut Street Baptist Church.

Gladys P. Gowin, 74, of Bradenton, Fla., died Sunday, July 23, 2000, at the Manatee Memorial Hospital in Fla.
She was born on May 23, 1926, in Hardin County, to Mary Pearl Cain and Ollie C. Mingus, both of whom are deceased. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell C. Gowin.
She resided in Oldham County for more than 40 years. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Buckner Christian Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Geane Strong of Bradenton, Fla., Elaine Collett of Buckner and Donna E. Bordelon of Houston, Texas; two sons, Rubin Ray Gowin of New Bloomington, Ohio and Russell Monroe Gowin of La Grange; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Tuesday, July 25, in Bradenton, with burial in Bay Pines National Cemetery in Bay Pines, Fla. The Rev. Gary Byram officiated at the services. Brown and Sons Funeral Home in Bradenton were in charge of the arrangements. Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange was in charge of local arrangements.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Buckner Christian Church, P. O. Box 118, Buckner, KY 40010 or Kosair Children's Hospital Foundation, Department 94465, 231 East Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202.

Floyd Gritton Jr., 75, of Owenton, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, at his residence.
He was born on May 25, 1925 in Mercer County to Floyd Evans Gritton Sr. and Gertrude Grimes Gritton, both of whom are deceased. He was also preceded in death by his wife Nancy Nevins.
He was a graduate of Lawrenceburg High School and the University of Kentucky with a degree in dairy manufacturing. He was a substitute teacher at Owen County High School. The high school was named in his honor in 1999. He worked with the former Kraft Dairy for 42 years.
He was a veteran of World War II; founder and president of Allsports Boosters at Owen County High School, former deacon of Owenton First Baptist Church, former president of Kentucky Dairy Products Association, former president of Owenton Rotary Club and 50 year Mason - Shriner. He was also a member of the U. K. Alumni Association and Little League.
Survivors include a son, Marc Gritton of Pewee Valley; three daughters, Judy Cull, Sally Patterson and June Osborne, all of Owen County; a cousin, Albertine Davenport of Lexington; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at Owen County High School, with burial in Owenton I.O.O.F. Cemetery. The Rev. Jesse Bourne and the Rev. Daven Watkins officiated at the services. The McDonald Funeral Home in Owenton was in charge of arrangements.
Visitation was held on Sunday.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Together We Build, c/o First Baptist Church, 213 North Main Street, Owenton, KY 40359.

Rose Lee Johnson, 69, of Taylorsville, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2000, at the Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville.
She was born on August 8, 1930, in Jefferson County, to Lula Mundin and Joseph Hess, both of whom are deceased.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include one son, Lowery Bruce Johnson of Charlestown, Ind.; three daughters, Brenda Settles, Rose Marie Rice, both of Taylorsville, and Joyce Ann Carman of Ballardsville; three sisters, Mary Keene, Ruth Redmon and Minnie Johnson, all of Louisville; and three grandchildren.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Harrods Creek Cemetery in Brownsboro. The Rev. Bob Sutton, pastor of First Baptist Church of Franklin, officiated at the services.
Visitation was held on Friday.
Pallbearers were Bobby Gillock, Jonathan Williams, Roger Gillock, Cliff Hegerman, Brian Nation and Kenny Williams.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to The American Heart Association, 333 Guthrie St., Suite 207, Louisville, KY 40202 or Jewish Hospital Foundation/Shelbyville, 727 Hospital Dr., Shelbyville, KY 40065.

Frances McAllister, 98, died December 15, 1998, at the Green Valley Care Center in New Albany, Ind.
She was born on July 26, 1900 in Pewee Valley and was a native of Shepherdsville. She was a 27 year resident of New Albany, Ind., graduated from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, majoring in music and education. She taught school. She was also a long time employee of Jim Beam Distillery in Claremont. In keeping with her lifelong interest in science and education, she donated her body to the University of Louisville Medical School.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Pewee Valley Cemetery. 

William L. "Billy" Peyton, 66, of Smithfield, died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at his residence.
He was the son of James and Mary Blanche Banta Peyton, both of whom are deceased. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Rhelda Ray.
He was a member of Smithfield Christian Church; a retired General Electric employee; and an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Jackson Peyton of Smithfield; a son, Tommy Paul of Pleasureville; two daughters, Danetta Shannon of Smithfield and Mrs. Mark "Lisa" Eddins of Lockport; two brothers, Grafton Peyton of Defoe and Russell Peyton of Buckner; four sisters, Agnes Downey of Bethlehem, Lora Booth and Jewell Salmons, both of Pleasureville, and Marcella Yount of Cropper; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Sholar Funeral Home, with burial in Cropper Cemetery. The Rev. Jesse Baxter officiated and was assisted by the Rev. Bill Hancock and the Rev. Bill Brumley.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Eddins, Danny Jacobs, Darrell Kemper, Roy Shannon, Ralph Tinsley and Steve Woods.
Honorary pallbearers were Jerald Banta, Lewis Banta, Robert Banta, Ralph Banta, Wayne Chism, Amber Cosbey, Travis Eddins, John Kemper, Zachary Paul, Bobby Peyton and Lawrence Peyton.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Louisville and Smithfield Christian Church.

Mary Ellen Shaw, 86, of La Grange, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at Hurstbourne Care Center. She was the former Mary Ellen Porter, a native of Beech Creek, a former member of Pleasure Ridge Park Woman's Club and a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Rollin Shaw and James F. Shaw, both of Louisville; two brothers, Warren Porter of Hastings, Neb. and Gene Porter of Greenville; a sister, Augusta Collier of Owensboro; two grandchildren, Justin and Jordan Shaw, both of Louisville.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial in Ebenezer Cemetery near Drakesboro. The Rev. Robert Dever, former pastor of Beech Creek Baptist Church, officiated at the services.
Visitation was held on Sunday.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Kentucky Council for the Blind.

Stephen Douglas Stewart, 46, of Nashville, Tenn., died on Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville.
He was Assistant Vice President of Financial Operations of Medisphere Health Partners. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Shelbyville; Sigma Nu Fraternity at the University of Kentucky and an avid golfer.
He was born in Oldham County on June 3, 1954 to Anna Margaret Gowin and Douglas Stewart.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Clifton Stewart of Nashville, Tenn.; two daughters, Stephanie Stewart and Jill Stewart, both of Louisville; his parents, Douglas and Anna Margaret Stewart of Shelbyville; a brother, James Gowin Stewart of Smyrna, Tenn.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville, with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville. The Rev. Steve Drury officiated at the services.
Visitation was held on Sunday.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to WHAS Crusade for Children.

Goldie Lawless Vaughn, 58, of Louisville, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at her home.
She was a native of Jamestown; a former employee of Hurstbourne Country Club and the Ramada Inn. She was a member of Pewee Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Lawrence "Junie" Vaughn Jr. of Louisville; a brother and sister-in-law, Lyle and Sandy Lawless of Louisville; two sisters, Rochelle DuBoque of Wabash, Ind. and Vivian Goff of Louisville; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at Stoess Funeral Home, with burial in Resthaven Cemetery in Louisville. The Rev. Dave Ketelsen, pastor of Pewee Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church, officiated at the services.
Visitation was held on Sunday.
Pallbearers were Rick Alexander, Hirsch Golde, Kevin Reardon, Charles Satterly, Phil Pellerin and Pete Good.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville.

Rachel Lee Townes Waters, 79, of La Grange, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, at Crestview Health Care Center in Shelbyville.
She was born on September 21, 1920 in Madisonville, to Rachel Lee and Fay Townes, both of whom are deceased. She was a homemaker and a former member of the La Grange Literary Club.
Survivors include her husband, Edmond Waters of La Grange; a son, Scott Waters of Crestwood; a daughter, Lucy Clausen of Shelby County; a brother, Thomas Townes of Danville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville.
Visitation was held on Thursday.
Pallbearers were John Clausen, Richard S. Clausen, Matthew Scott Waters, John Nelson Townes, James O. Townes, Thomas McAfee Townes and Robert Finley Townes.
Honorary pallbearers were her bridge club members, Jean Kaye Radcliffe, Ruth Black, Gerry Lutz, Jean Rose Theiss, Jean Dow Taylor, Nancy Doty, Mary Armstrong, Glada Theiss, Mariceta Adams, Lemone Spiering and Ann Mroz.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Oldham County YMCA of Oldham County / Aquatic Program, 20 Quality Place, Buckner, KY 40010.

Leighan Davida Weis, 28, of La Grange, and her unborn daughter, Presleigh An Weis, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, at Norton Suburban Hospital.
She was born on December 12, 1971, in Houston, Mo.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Gregory Weis of La Grange; a son, Willie Singleton of La Grange; a daughter, Kendra Singleton of La Grange; her mother and stepfather, Anita P. and Ivan Hudgens of Laquey, Mo.; a sister, Loretta May of Iberia, Mo.; and her grandparents, Pay Roy and Florence Bowling of Cabool, Mo.
Services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at the Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange. The Rev. A. B. Colvin officiated at the services. Visitation was held on Saturday.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Elliott-Gentry Funeral Home in Cabool, Mo., with burial in the Bowling Family Cemetery. The Rev. Doug Sparks officiated at the services. Visitation was held on Tuesday.

Donald R. Wise Sr., 65, of Smithfield, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange.
He was born on December 26, 1934, in Jefferson County to Dorothy Miller and Walter C. Wise, both of whom are deceased.
He was a carpenter and a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Emma Lee Duke Wise of Smithfield; two sons, Donald R. Wise Jr. of Smithfield and Eric L. Wise of La Grange; a sister, Norma McGraw of Valley Station; a stepsister, Joyce Craig of Middletown; three stepbrothers, Delbert Sharp of Lanesville, Ind., Donnie Sharp of Irvington and Wayne Sharp of La Grange; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home in La Grange, with burial in Highland Memory Gardens in Mt. Washington.
Visitation was held on Friday.
Pallbearers were the U. S. Marine Corp Honor Guard.

Agnes Lucille Yates, 72, of Crestwood, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at Friendship Manor in Pewee Valley.
She was a native of Prospect, a retired employee of the old South Central Bell company, with 41 years of service, a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, the Young at Heart Club, and Crestwood Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Eva Yates; and two brothers, Chester and Eugene Yates.
Survivors include three brothers, Edward, Samuel and Robert Yates, all of Crestwood; and two sisters, Alberta Williams of Crestwood and Nellie Smith of Lake Wales, Fla.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Key Chambers, associate pastor of Crestwood Baptist Church, officiated at the services.
Pallbearers were Edward Yates Jr., Robert Yates Jr., Chester Yates Jr., Samuel Yates Jr., Judith Mellick and Kellie Yates.
Visitation was held on Monday.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville.

Mary Williams Best, 83, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000 at Baptist Hospital East. She was a native of La Grange; a retired employee of First National Bank, where she worked 30 years; and a member of Daughters of America Rebecca Lodge and Walnut Street Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Best, and a daughter, Dixie Davidson. Survivors include two daughters, Marti Egan of Jeffersontown and Nita Bolin of Taylorsville; a sister, Thelma Carfield of Middletown; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with burial in Floydsburg Cemetery. Dr. Robert "Bob" Long, pastor of Walnut Street Baptist Church, officated at the services. Pallbearers were Jeff Blake, Dennis Bleemel, Danny Eisenback, David Biller, David Aberg and Bryon Aberg. Visitation was held on Saturday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville. 

Gerald Lee Gossman, 63, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000 at his home. He was a retired executive for McDonald's Restaurants in Chicago, an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, the former Patricia Ann Atcher; two sons, Mark and Michael Gossman; a daughter, Dawn McQuain; a brother, Ron Gossman; two sisters, Judy Wiesemann and Kathy Jones; and five grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic Church in Goshen. Visitation was held on Wednesday at Pearson-Ratterman Bros. on Shelbyville Road. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville.

Ruth Ellen Dupin Palmer, 75, of La Grange, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 at her home. She was formerly of Louisville, a retired line operator for the old National Distillers and a member of Women of the Moose and Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, William H. Palmer Sr.; a daughter, Debra Hanna; two sons, William H. Palmer Jr. and Ronald W. Palmer; two sisters, Pauline Shenenberger and Ethel VanBogaert; a brother, Harold Dupin; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 at Resthaven Memorial Park chapel, with entombment in Resthaven Memorial. Visitation was held on Sunday and Monday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Heart or American Lung associations.

Dorothy B. Allebaugh Peege, 93, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000 at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Pewee Valley. She was a past president of Middletown Women's Club and a member of Suburban Christian Church. Survivors include two sons, Sam E. and Robert E. Peege; a daughter, Leslie Governo; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Ratterman's, with burial in Cave Hill. Visitation was held on Monday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to her church memorial fund.

Jackson Charles Ragan Sr., 91, of Fisherville, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000 at Baptist Hospital East. He was formerly of Louisville, a retired police officer in the city of Anchorage and a retired farmer. Survivors include seven daughters, June Jeffiers of Taylorsville, Mickey Yochum of Louisville, Mary Johnson of Crestwood, Pat Pulliam of Shelbyville, Bonnie Lamb of Sellersburg, Ind., Dollie Dixon of Louisville and Sharon Adams of La Grange; four sons, Jack Jr. of Taylorsville, Clay Ragan of Fishersville, Edwin Ragan of Pewee Valley and Norvin Ragan of Crestwood; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Taylorsville United Methodist Church where he was a member, with burial in Big Springs Cemetery in Nelson County. Pallbearers were Paul Jeffiers, Bud Yochum, Bob Johnson, Morris Pullian, Jim Lamb and Don Adams. Visitation was held on Friday at the Greenwell-Jenkins Funeral Home in Taylorsville. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the memorial fund at the Taylorsville United Methodist Church.

Gayle H. Schneider, 66, of La Grange, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000 at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. She was born Dec. 10, 1933 in Hamilton, Ohio, the daughter of Hubert Lee and Helen Gaskill Haggerty. She graduated from Ross High School in 1951 and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is a former member of Zion Lutheran Church and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in La Grange. She loved to collect antiques and to travel. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 39 years, John A. Engel Jr. In January 1994, she married her former high school classmate and love of her life, Jerry L. Schneider. Survivors include her husband, Jerry L. Schneider of La Grange; two daughters, Judy (and Stuart) Maynard of Cedar Springs, Mi. and Susan (and Mike) Gibson of N.C.; two sons, John (and Jinny) Engel of Hamilton, Ohio and Fritz (and Jill) Engel of Rockford, Mi.; five grandchildren; and two beloved cousins, Wayne Schlichter and Barb Cochran, both of Hamilton, Ohio. Services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Charles C. Young Funeral Home in Ross, Ohio, with burial in Venice Cemetery in Ross. Father Mark Spalding officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Bill Lund, Ed Veeneman, Sammy Steele, Jack Kammer, John Engel and Mike Abner. Visitation was held at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe in La Grange on Thursday, and at Charles C. Young on Friday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1807, Louisville, Ky. 40201-9891 or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Building Fund, 502 North Fifth St., La Grange. 

Clarence T. Smith, 74, of Pleasureville, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2000 at his home. He was born Dec. 5, 1925 in Murray, Ky. to James Roy and Ola Jane Culpepper Smith. He graduated from Murray High School and then attended Georgetown College where he graduated in 1950. At Georgetown College he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. After graduation he taught school in Danville, Carrollton, Henry and Shelby counties, teaching many different subjects, mainly history. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Shelbyville where he served as a board member and taught Sunday School; a charter member of the Croper Ruritan and a Kentucky Colonel; served in the Navy during WWII; and served as a board member on the Hawaiian Baptist Academy. He is survived by his loving wife, Nell Katherine Shaw Smith of Pleasureville; four loving daughters, Clara Jean Caston of Bowling Green, Linda Kaye Cook of Greenwood, SC, Vivian Clarke of Bradenton, FL and Beth Merrifield of Prospect; two brothers, James R. Smith of Smithfield and Joe Pat Smith of La Grange; one sister, Polly Gray of Nashville, TN; and six adoring grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at Ransdell Funeral Home in Eminence, with burial in Pleasureville Cemetery. The Rev. Joe W. Aspley, Rev. Jerry Tracy and Rev. Howard Griffin officiated at the services. Active pallbearers were Brian Conner, Adam Absher, Curt Merrifield, Charles B. Ransdell, Rich Shaw and Paul Caudill. Honorary pallbearers were Donald Chatham, Charles Gathof, Ray Long, Charles Denham, Alex Martin, Dr. James Smith, Dr. David Wallace, Melvin Smither and Eugene Pflughaupt. Visitation was held on Wednesday and Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Hawaiian Baptist Academy.

Susie Mae Winters, 92, of La Grange, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000 at The Richwood. She was born Sept. 14, 1908 in Henry County, to the late Anna (Adams) and Joseph Alvin Gilbert. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Pencostal Church in La Grange. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Winters, and a son, James W. Winters. Survivors include three sons, Gilbert Winters of La Grange, Charles M. Winters of Frankfort and Lester G. Winters of Hardinsburg, Ind.; a sister, Lennie G. Taylor of New Castle; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Arch L. Heady Radcliffe in La Grange, with burial in Sulphur Cemetery in Henry County. The Rev. Russell McCane, formerly of First United Pencostal Church, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Randy Winters, Danny Winters, Ronnie Winters, Donnie Winters, Phillip Winters and David Winters. Honorary pallbearers were Hartley Winters, Jerry Winters, Edward Winters, Paul Winters and Wanda Winters. Visitation was held on Wednesday and Thursday. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Gideons of Oldham County, P.O. Box 175, La Grange.


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