Mary Frances Robey
Mary Frances Robey, 82, of Sioux Trail, Georgetown, died Saturday,
Aug. 19, 2000, at Georgetown Community Hospital. She was the widow of Eugene
Allen Robey. She was born in Harrison County on May 31, 1918, and was the
daughter of Guy F. and Ranner Williams Hanna. She was a retired employee
of the Sears & Roebuck Company, and a member of Faith Baptist Church
in Georgetown. Survivors include Paul Hanna, of Milford, Ohio; three sisters-in-law,
Zelma True, of Paris, Jewel Traylor, of Georgetown, and Geneva Kettenring,
of Georgetown; and host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Services were held
on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home with
Dr. Greg Earwood officiating. Burial was in Jacksonville Cemetery. Casket
bearers were Paul Hanna, Gary Hanna, Roger Hanna, Steven Maynard, Ryan
Maynard and Joe Lusby. Rubin Howard (Butch) Abbott Jr.
Rubin Howard (Butch) Abbott Jr., 38, of Gano Avenue, died Friday, Aug.
18, 2000, in Georgetown. He was born in Greene County, Ohio, on Jan. 24,
1962, and was a construction worker for Allen Hoover. Survivors include
his mother and step-father, Lola and Howard Ward, of Lake City, Fla.; two
children, Cheyne and Braden Abbott, of Maine; a girlfriend, Katherine Calhoun;
four sisters, Denise Hughes, of Georgetown, Belinda Clark, of Georgetown,
Patricia Lambert, of Lake City, Fla., and Lori Ward, of Lake City; a half
sister, Mary Jo Abbott, of Jamestown, Ohio; a half brother, Ronald Abbott,
of Jamestown; a step-sister, Brenda Powers, of Ohio; and grandparents,
Elmer and Leona Entsminger, of Lake City. He was preceded in death by his
father, Rubin Howard Abbott Sr. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m.,
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000, at Silver Creek Township Cemetery in Jamestown,
Alma L. Perkins
Alma L. Perkins, formerly of Laconia, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at
Community Hospital South at Indianapolis. She was born on Sept. 26, 1910,
in Stamping Ground to the late Willard and Elizabeth Wash Riddle. Survivors
include a son, Wayne Perkins, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; three daughters,
Evelyn Watson, of Indianapolis, Myra Crosier, of Seminole, Fla., and Mickey
Lopp, of Georgetown, Ind.; 20 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren; and
18 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Alfred, and a daughter, Phyllis Howard. Services will be held at 11 a.m.,
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at Beanblossom -Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday at the Masonic Cemetery
in Stamping Ground. Visitation will be from 3:30-9 p.m., Wednesday, Aug.
23, and after 8 a.m. on Thursday. Emmaline Bowman Neal
Emmaline Bowman Neal, 67, of Sadieville, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000.
She was the widow of Vertis Clay Neal. She was born in Scott County on
March 12, 1933, and was the daughter of the late John Robert and Georgia
Lee Robey Bowman. Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Billy) Burton
and Carol (Chris) McFarland, both of Georgetown; six sons, Ronald (Charlene)
Neal, of Stamping Ground, Robert Clay Neal, Terry Neal and Barry Bowman,
all of Sadieville, and James Allen (Kris) Neal and Donald Whaley, both
of Georgetown; three sisters, Shirley McFarland, of Winchester; Janice
Underwood, of Lexington, and Roberta McDowell, of Stamping Ground; two
brothers, Tommy and Bobby Bowman, both of Sadieville; seven grandchildren
and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sisters Lena
Mae Bowman and Irene Bowman. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday,
Aug. 21, 2000, at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Gary
Brown officiating. Burial will be in Sadieville Cemetery. Casket bearers
will be Robbie Palmer, Brian Palmer, Bubbie Banks, Johnny Burton, Steven
Brewer and Billy Shipley. Honorary casket bearers will be Jesse Romans,
Eugene Holder and Allen Vogel. Visitation will be held today, 5-9 p.m.,
at the funeral home.
Hubert Cooper, 90, of Seneca Trail, Georgetown, formerly of Beattyville,
died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at his home. He was the husband of Edith
Cable Cooper. A native of Lee County, he was the son of the late John G.
and Elma Taylor Cooper. He was a retired civil engineer technician for
the soil conservation service and a farmer. He was a member of the Beattyville
Baptist Church and attended Faith Baptist Church in Georgetown. Survivors
include three daughters, Beverly Oliver, of Georgetown, Sandra Anderson,
of Columbus, Ohio, and Barbara Yancey, of Alexandria, Va.; a son, John
P. Cooper, of Georgetown; nine grandchildren, Heather Jones, Lance Anderson,
Lesley and Mike Oliver, Betsy and Ben Yancey and Katie, Jessie and Matt
Cooper; a great-granddaughter, Emma Jones; a sister-in-law, Alberta Edging;
and three nieces, Loyse J. Scott, Peggy Riggs and Freddie Malooley, all
of Indianapolis. Services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at
the Beattyville Baptist Church by Pastor Alonzo Dixon and Dr. Greg C. Earwood.
Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Beattyville. Casket bearers will
be Ben Yancey, Mike Oliver, E.T. Kash, Eugene Moorehead, Lawrence Stamper
and Larry Oliver. Honorary bearers will be Jerald Rose, Marvin Glover,
Gen. Charles Beach, Keith Cable and Elbert Hudson. Visitation will be after
noon Friday at the church. Johnson’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 508 E.
Pike St., Cynthiana, KY 41031-1704. Emily Marie Daugherty
Emily Marie Daugherty, 16, of Oneida, Tenn., died Saturday, Aug. 12,
2000, at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Born in Slidell,
La., on Feb. 2, 1984, she was the daughter of Ranny and Jerri Burress Daugherty.
She was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints and was a member of
the 2002 graduating class at Oneida High School where she enjoyed playing
basketball and was a member of the Oneida Lady Indians soccer team. She
was a former member of the Scott County Lady Cardinals soccer team. Survivors
two sisters, Amy and Ashley Daugherty, both of Oneida; three brothers,
Shane Daugherty, of Lewisburg, Tenn., Matt Daugherty, of Georgetown, and
Adam Daugherty, of Oneida; maternal grandparents Omar and Melba Burress,
of Helenwood, Tenn.; a nephew, Clint Henderson, of Oneida; and several
other relatives. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents,
Juanita and Everett Daugherty. Services were held Monday, Aug. 14, at the
Bethlehem Baptist Church in Oneida. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday,
Aug. 15, 2000, at Daniel Memorial Cemetery in Helenwood. Jones & Son
Funeral Home of Oneida was in charge of the arrangements.
Barbara Ann Wright
Barbara Ann Wright, 35, of Lexington, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at
her home after a long illness. She was the wife of James Wright, of Nicholasville.
She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 5, 1965, to Ira and Barbara Watt
Proctor. She was a graduate of Scott County High School and the Kentucky
College of Business. She was a former employee of the University of Kentucky.
She was a member of the Trinity Assembly of God in Georgetown. Survivors
include a daughter, Lindsay Wright, of Nicholasville; a brother, Chris
Schneider, of New Port Richey, Fla.; a grandmother, Ruby Proctor, of Sadieville;
a grandmother-in-law, Vada Hammonds, of Georgetown; and several aunts and
uncles. She was preceded in death by a sister, Tracy Proctor. Services
will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson
Funeral Home with Pastor Stanley Holder officiating. Burial will be in
Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Greg Agee, Richard Johsontek,
Mark Proctor, Joseph Proctor and Mark Knollman. Patti Anne Glass
Patti Anne Glass Matthews, 63, of Georgetown, died Friday, Aug. 4,
2000, at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington. She was the wife of William
H. Matthews. A native of Georgetown, she was the daughter of Coffman and
Delilah Compton Glass and was a member of Faith Baptist Church. She was
a former personal shopper at McAlpins. Survivors include four children,
Lee (Barbara) Tevis, Joy Tevis and Tim (Diane) Tevis, all of Scott County,
and Karla (Chris) Strippelhoff, of Marietta, Ga.; eight grandchildren,
Timothy Cage Tevis, Kole and Cade Strippelhoff, Brittany Williams, Shelby
Dixon, Jessie Tanner and Marlee Tevis; and five sisters, Barbara (Ben)
Calvert, Janis (Clay) McKnight, all of Georgetown, Doris (Gary) Friedly,
of West Palm Beach, Fla., Sue (Jim) Barlow, of Lexington, and Ginger (Rick)
Valentine, of Georgetown. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Kellen
Coffman Tevis. Services were held Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at Faith Baptist
Church by George Lusby and Lewis F. Hoffman. Private committal services
were in Georgetown Cemetery. Johnson’s Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Mattie L. Allison
Mattie L. Allison, 89, of Midway, died Friday afternoon at Dover Manor
Nursing Home in Georgetown. She was the widow of Alfred Bernard Allison
Sr. She was born in Scott County on Feb. 2, 1911, and was the daughter
of the late Robert and Lillie Pribble Cummins. She was a former employee
of the Midway Farm Supply and the Grocery Store. She was a member of Midway
Baptist Church. Survivors include three children, A.B. Allison Jr., of
North Charleston, S.C., Betsy Allison Lusby, of Georgetown, and Bobby Allison,
of Midway; a sister, Geneva Carr, of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren; and
13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandchild. Services
were held Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home
with the Rev. Mark Johnson and George Lusby officiating. Burial will be
in Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearer were Tommy Yount, Tommy Osborne,
Joey Lusby, Glenn Allison, Vic Carr and Roy Allison Jr. Honorary bearers
were Dr. Norman Fisher, Dr. Ben Roach, Leroy Cook, Gary Eaves, C.P. Williams
and Marvin Yocum.
Anne E. Blanch
Anne E. Blanch, 90, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2000, at her home on Tanbark
Drive in Georgetown. She was the widow of Carl H. Blanch. She was born
in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Aug. 9, 1909, and was the daughter of the late
William and Anna Galinas Karolchyk. She was a secretary for a manufacturing
representative. She was a member of the St. James Catholic Church of Ferndale,
Mich., where she served on the funeral luncheon committee and alter society.
She worked for Meals on Wheels and also at the nutrition center. She is
survived by a daughter, Judy A. Rembacki, of Georgetown; a brother, Luke
Karolchyk, of Detroit; two sisters, Martha Postupack, of Wilkes-Barre,
Pa., and Helen Hendrickson, of Long Island, N.Y., and a number of nieces
and nephews including Paul Karolchyka. A memorial mass will be held at
a later date at St. John Catholic Church.
June L. (Mattingly) Zegers
June L. (Mattingly) Zegers, 64, of David City, Neb., formerly of Georgetown,
died Oct. 16, 2000, at her home. She was the wife of Dave Zegers.
She was the daughter of the late Archie and Clairene Barrow McQuitty.
She was a former employee of Georgetown Cable.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Bobby L. (Rita Mohrmann) Mattingly,
of Sadieville, and Joseph E. Mattingly Jr., of Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters,
Wendy M. (Burt) Kaderly, of Belton, Mo., and Mary E. Mattingly, of Olathe,
Kan.; a brother, Danny McQuitty, of Kansas City; and eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Dale Mattingly.
Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, Oct. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic
Church, with Father Casey Porada officiating.
Casket bearers were Shannon Lee Mattingly, Casey Lee Mattingly, Johnathan
Lee Mattingly, Christopher Alan Mattingly, Sarah Elizabeth Mattingly and
Elizabeth Ann Egger.
Burial was at St. Francis Cemetery in David City, Neb.
Douglas Winn Cox
Douglas Winn Cox, 79, of Georgetown, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000,
at Georgetown Community Hospital. He was the husband of Dorothy Robinson
Cox for 55 years.
A native of Estill County, he was the son of the late Kenneth Preston
and Maude Ella Winn Cox. After attending the University of Kentucky, he
worked for the Panama Canal Commission during World War II and returned
to the University of Kentucky to develop the coal research lab. He was
a Master Craftsman, pattern maker, casting specialist and instructor for
the College of Engineering, retiring in 1986. He was a member and elder
of the First Christian Church, in Georgetown, and the National Society
of Engineers. He was the Scoutmaster, Troop 177, Georgetown, since 1953.
He was active in the Boy Scouts of America for 64 years; took young men
to the National Boy Scout ranch in New Mexico 12 times, and Switzerland
once; and was on the staff at every national jamboree except the first,
also visiting two world jamborees. He was a charter member of the Kawida
Lodge #480 of the Order of Arrow. The Order of Arrow lodge at Camp McKee
was named in his honor. He was an Eagle Scout and a board member of the
Blue Grass Council from 1958-1968. He was a member of the Girl Scouts of
America, Wilderness Council, for 40 years, and a past board member, serving
as Camp Site Chairman for 20 years.
Survivors include his wife; two children, Dorothy Virginia (Martin)
Van Meter, of Georgetown, and Douglas Edward (Sandra) Cox, of Springfield,
Va.; four grandchildren, Clinton Winn (Alison) Cox, Douglas Clay (Natasha)
Cox, Elizabeth Van Meter (Stephen) Perry, and David Jesse (Crystal) Van
Meter; and two great-grandchildren, Orin Michael Perry and Sarah Martin
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond Daryl Cox and Kenneth
Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000,
at the First Christian Church, with the Rev. Scott Cox officiating.
Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be Mr. Cox’s grandchildren. Honorary bearers will
be Edward Coyle Robinson, William B. Robinson, Carl Duncan, Harold Ray
Hamilton, Hugo Hassloch, Harold Phillips, Gayle Robinson, Tim Brown, William
R. Gay, Sylvan Ferrell and E.B. Yates.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Johnson’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Christian Church Memorial
Fund, the First Christian Church Boy Scout Camp Scholarship Fund or Hospice
of the Bluegrass.
Harold (Smitty) Smith
Harold (Smitty) Smith, 72, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000.
He was born May 12, 1928, in Morgan County, and was the son of the
late William H. and Elizabeth Oditt Smith. He worked for 38 years as a
Survivors include four daughters, Brenda Graves, of Jacksonville, N.C.,
Anita Fowler, of Manheim, Penn., Diana Salamone, of Lexington, and Debbie
Jean Everett, of Jacksonville, N.C.; a brother, Malcolm Smith, of West
Liberty; three sisters, Ethel Phipps, of Morgan County, Rilda Phipps, of
Paris, and Mollie Stewart, of Lexington; a half-sister, Jean Clark, of
Morgan County; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at
Tucker, Yocum and Wilson Funeral Home, with Bro. Eugene Holmes officiating.
Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be Kenneth, Frank, Hudson and Hager Phipps, Bob
Berry and Larry Graves.
Visitation will be Friday, 6-9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Ronald Herman Green
Ronald Herman Green, 62, of Georgetown, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000,
at the V.A. Hospital.
He was the son of the late Charles and Mandy Green. He served in the
Marine Corp for four years as an MP.
Survivors include six brothers, Forrest, Roy, Coy, Roger, Bobby and
Donald Green; four sisters, Mildred Spence, Carol Hammons, Jean Fain and
Louise Bryant; and many nieces and nephews, all of Georgetown.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Milton Green.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at
Tucker, Yocum and Wilson Funeral Home, with Pastor Stanley Holder and the
Rev. Frank Gillispie officiating.
Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be Timmy Alan Ransom, Coy Green Jr., Billy D. Hammons,
Jerry Evans, Logan Green and Clifford Green. Honorary bearers will be Tim
Ransom, Jeff Fain, Wendy Green, Charlie Jones and Dr. Henry Preston.
Willard Thomas Offut Jr.
Willard Thomas Offut Jr., 55, of Louisville, formerly of Georgetown,
died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000. He was the husband of Caroline Chadwell Offut.
A native of Scott County, he was the son of Mildred Muddiman Johnson,
of Georgetown, and the late Willard T. Offut Sr. A former stockbroker with
Merrill Lynch, he was a graduate of Georgetown College, and he served with
the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He was a member of the First Christian Church
in Prospect and the Kappa Alpha Order.
Survivors include his wife; his mother; two sons, John Thomas Offut,
of Louisville, and Jefferson David Offut, of Chicago, Ill.; a sister, Jane
Carol Swimm, of Sadieville; a step-father, Charles C. Johnson, of Georgetown;
a step-sister, Julie J. Stowe, of Columbus, Ohio; two step-brothers, Alan
Johnson, of Georgetown, and Buddy Johnson, of Murray; and several nieces
A memorial visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Johnson’s Funeral
Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to one’s favorite charity.
Doris Jean Hill Withers
Doris Jean Hill Withers, 77, of Ringbill Court, Georgetown, formerly
of Cynthiana, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Campbell County and was the daughter
of the late Orie and Elizabeth Williams Hill. She was a member of Cynthiana
Presbyterian Church and the Retired Teachers Association. She was a retired
educator, having taught in the Harrison County school system, and worked
for the Kawneer Co. and the ASC office.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. John (Linda) Carroll Simpson, of
Georgetown; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Eddie (Phyllis) Sheats, of Cynthiana;
two stepsons, Jeffrey Taylor (Mary Louise) Withers, of Danville, and Emery
H. Withers Jr., of Cynthiana; nine grandchildren, Elizabeth Lucille Simpson,
Kevin Hughes Withers, Lila Callie Simpson, Stephen Walker Withers, Deborah
Sheats Linville, Charles W. “Brud” Sheats, Thomas Edward Sheats, Emery
H. Withers III and Nell E. Thomas; four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Emery H. Withers Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000,
at Battle Grove Cemetery, with the Rev. C. Patterson Clark and the Rev.
Lawrence Bowald officiating.
Memorials may be made to Cynthiana Presbyterian Church.
Addie Jo Shipley
Addie Jo Shipley, 73, of East Jackson Street, Georgetown, died Saturday,
Oct. 14, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She was the wife of
Elmer Shipley Jr.
She was born in Scott County on Aug. 7, 1927, and was the daughter
of the late James Winton and Etta Tussey Smith. She was a retired bookkeeper
for the Best Western Motel in Lexington and was a member of the Lyle Road
Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Jeannie Shipley
Graves, of Stamping Ground; three sons, Robert Gilmore (Tootie) Shipley
and Floyd Calvin (Butchie) Shipley, both of Georgetown, and Michael Elmer
Shipley, of Lexington; two sisters, Alice Smith Whitaker, of Lexington,
and Julia Kelley, of Baltimore, Md.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren
and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Sharp, and three brothers,
Tony, Sam and Sim Smith.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at Tucker, Yocum
& Wilson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Darrell Cruse officiating.
Burial was in Georgetown Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Russell Graves Jr., Michael Drexel Graves, Michael
Douglas Graves, Michael Shipley, Bobby Joe Cook and Jason Sexton.
Cecile Mae Glass Perry
Cecile Mae Glass Perry, 78, of Harmon Court, Georgetown, died Friday,
Oct. 13, 2000. She was the widow of Charles William Perry and Armel Glass.
A native of Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Dudley
and Earl Anna Johnson Mae and was a member of Penn Avenue Baptist Church.
She was a retired Georgetown Cable Products employee. Survivors include
a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Raymond Jones, of Georgetown;
three aunts, Dorothy Capps and Flora West, both of Lexington, and Lela
Johnson, of Frankfort; and a niece, Gladys Sue Mae, of Georgetown. Funeral
services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Johnson’s Funeral Home, with
the Rev. Bobby Sageser officiating. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday.
Raymond T. “Boo” Ayers
Raymond T. “Boo” Ayers, 71, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Georgetown,
died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at his home. He was the widower of Edna Lee
Fowler Ayers. A native of Ashland, he was the son of the late Eugene and
Mary Williams Ayers and was the former owner of Hotshot Catering Co. in
Cincinnati. Survivors include six sons, Raymond T. Ayers, Douglas A. Ayers,
Joseph S. Ayers and Patrick Lee Ayers, all of Cincinnati, Michael W. Ayers,
of Spartanburg, S.C., and Kenneth P. Ayers, of Williamsburg, Ohio; 17 grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.
Monday at Johnson’s Funeral Home, with the Rev. Sherman Cook officiating.
Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Mr. Ayers’
sons. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Monday. Contributions may be made
to Cincinnati Hospice. William (Willie P.) Smith
William (Willie P.) Smith, 80, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, in Cincinnati,
Ohio. He was a native of Scott County. He was a member of Zion Baptist
Church and a retired barber. Survivors include a daughter, Sharrian Vinegar,
of Cincinnati; a granddaughter, Willi P. Vinegar; and a host of other faithful
relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at
Zion Baptist Church in Georgetown. Burial was in Stamping Ground Cemetery.
Smith & Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.