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The Harrodsburg Herald - January-December 1995

JAMES McGEE
Mr. James Andrew "Bud" McGee, Jr., 84, of Lexington, died Wednesday December 28,
1994 at the VA Medical Center, Cooper Drive, Lexington.
A native of Danville, he was the son of the late James A. and Willie McGee.
A graduate of Danville High School, he attended Centre College and Southern
Methodist University. He was an army veteran of WW II, a professional musician,
a Kentucky Village cottage parent and an inventory clerk for the Kentucky
Department of Transportation.
He was a member of the Danville Christian Church, Mercer Lodge #777, F. & A. M.
Knights Templar Lodge, Danville, Oleika Shrine Temple, Legion of Honor and a
life member of the Lexington and Louisville Federation of Musicians. He was a
Kentucky Colonel, Ambassador of Parks and an Honorary Admiral of the Water Ways.
Survivors include a son, James A. McGee, Lexington; a daughter, Elizabeth McGee
Allison, Louisville; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth McGee Goode and a son, Joseph
McGee.
Funeral and Masonic services were at 10 a.m. Friday, December 30 at Kerr
Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, with the Rev. Bill Ransdall officiating.
Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park with military honors.
Pallbearers were Jack Riddell, Steve Sk
illman, David Grayson, Christopher Allan McGee, Richard Bolton Allison and James
A. McGee, IV.
Honorary bearers were James Hellard and Bill Perros.
Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, 1900
Richmond Road, Lexington, 40502.

LUCRETIA SMITH
Mrs. Lucretia Lococo Smith, 73, 216 W. Second Street, Frankfort, died Monday
December 26, 1994 at Bradford Square Nursing Home.
A native of Danville, she was the daughter of the late Nick and Addie Hurst
Lococo.
She was a retired LPN and a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd.
Survivors include: a son, Gary F. Smith, Frankfort; a sister, Mrs. John Robert
(Elizabeth) Stagg, Harrodsburg; two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
a daughter, Libby Jane Smith.
Funeral services for Mrs. Smith were held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 29,
at the Church of the Good Shepherd with Father Michael Ramler officiating.
Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery, Danville.
Pallbearers were Greg Smith, John Stagg, Gene Chilton, Bill Eddins, James E.
Gaines and Bill G. Johnson.
Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, Frankfort, was in charge of arrangements.

KELLI TOMAS CLAUNCH
Miss Kelli Tomas Claunch, age 17, 1140 Lexington Road died Wednesday, December
28, 1994 as a result of an automobile accident on Highway 390.
Born April 2, 1977 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of T. C. and Patsy Lee
Cummins Claunch. She was a senior at Burgin High School where she was a member
of the Beta Club and the Burgin Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team. She attended
Grace Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to her parents include: one brother; Todd O'Neal Claunch,
Harrodsburg; three sisters; Mrs. Chris (Carmen Yvonne) Souder, Russellville,
Marta Dee Claunch and April Shannon Claunch, both of Harrodsburg.
Funeral services for Miss Claunch were held Friday, December 30, 1994 at the
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. David Collier officiating. Burial
was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Todd Claunch, Chris Souder, Dantley Long, Travis Long, Dion
Long, Michael and Jeff Anderson.
Honorary bearers were Joe Denny, Vickie Johnson, Tammy Sexton, Connie Oliver and
members of the Burgin Lady Bulldog Basketball Team.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund
and/or the Mercer County Humane Society.

ETHEL LEE COTTRELL
Mrs. Ethel Lee Baker Cottrell, 95, formerly of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday,
December 29, 1994 at Homestead Nursing Home in Lexington.
Born October 11, 1899 in Anderson county, she was the daughter of the late Lee
and Fannie Robinson Baker. She was the widow of Clarence Cottrell.
She was a housewife and a member of the Harrodsburg Church of God.
Survivors include: a son, William H. Cottrell, Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Mrs.
Price (Frances) Bowman, Lawrenceburg, and Mrs. Eugene (Martha) Robinson,
Salvisa; one sister, Mrs. Princess Bickers, Frankfort; 14 grandchildren, 30
great grandchildren, and 29 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death
by a daughter, Margaret Chilton, and three grandchildren, a great grandchild and
one great great grandchild.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cottrell were held Sunday, January 1, at Gash Memorial
Chapel in Lawrenceburg, with the Rev. James C. Siers officiating. Burial was in
Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers were William H. Cottrell, Jr., Billy Bowman, Garnett Chilton, Davis
Bowman, David Cottrell, Larry Robinson and Charles Wayne Bowman.

MARY PRESTON
Mrs. Mary Ellen Preston, 65, of 830 Warwick Road, died Friday, December 30, 1994
at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born September 25, 1929, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Fred
and Sallie Patterson Davenport. She was the widow of Ben Wesley Preston.
She was a cook and restaurant manager and a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist
Church.
Survivors include: three sons, Dennis Preston, Danville, Roy Thomas Preston and
Richard Lee Preston, both of Harrodsburg; one sister, Lucille Hurst,
Harrodsburg; two brothers, Roy Davenport, New Albany, IN and Robert Davenport,
Harrodsburg; four grandchildren.
Services for Mrs. Preston were held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 3, at the
Ransdell Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Huggins and Rev. Bill Vaught
officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Glenn, Perry and Ronnie Hurst, Robert F. and Michael Davenport,
David Quinn and Devin Preston.
Memorials are suggested to Heritage Hospice.

DANNY RANSDELL
Mr. Danny Carroll Ransdell, age 40, of 700 Kirkwood Road, Salvisa, died Tuesday,
December 27, 1994 at his residence.
Born October 20, 1954 in Cincinnati, he was the son of James Garnett and Trudy
Garriott Ransdell.
He was a farmer and a member of Kirkwood Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Terri Cloyd Ransdell.
Services for Mr. Ransdell were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 31 at
Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Hockersmith officiating. Burial was in
Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Doug and Brent Hazelwood, James and Jerry Goodlett, William
Leonard Currens, Dale Morris and Jack Hankla. Honorary bearers were the Adult
Men's Sunday School class at Kirkwood Baptist Church.
Memorials are suggested to the Gideon Bible Fund.

BUD LANE
Marion "Bud" Lane, 56, of 113 Marrs Avenue, Lawrenceburg, died Saturday December
31, 1994 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.
He was the son of the late William Arthur Lane and Beulah Mary Green Lane and a
native of Mercer County.
He was a former maintenance employee for Florida Tile in Lawrenceburg and a
member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include: four daughters, Beth Currens, London, Cindy Robinson and
Nancy Basham, both of Lawrenceburg, and Amy Lane, Lexington; three sisters,
Lavon Crutchfield, Burgin, Betty Joyce Slusher, Lawrenceburg, and Brenda Sue
Jones of Henry County; a brother, William A. Lane, Jr., Wilmore; and four
grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 2, 1995 at the
Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, with the Rev. John David Lane and
Rev. Bob C. Jones, officiating. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Farris, Bruce Cunningham, Buddy Thompson, Ralph Tracy,
Larry Basham, Roger Green, Bentley and Larry Lane.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 124 W. Todd
St., Frankfort, 40601.

DONALD FULLER
Mr. Donald Fuller, 64, of 995 Fairview Road, Salvisa, died Wednesday, January 4,
1995 at his residence.
Born December 25, 1930 in Bourbon County, he was the son of Mary Florence Fuller
of Stamping Ground and the late Alvin Fuller.
He was a farmer, a member of the Grapevine Christian Church and had served in
the U. S. Army during the Korean War.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Marcella Frederick
Fuller; one son Larry Dean Fuller, Burgin; three daughters, Virginia Darlene
Fuller, Salvisa, Arlene Faye Bruner, Harrodsburg, and Jullienne Reidnour,
Mackville; one brother, Paul Davis Fuller, Cynthiana; seven grandchildren. One
son, Wesley Fuller, one brother and three sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Friday, January 6, at 2:00 p.m. at the Alexander and
Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Claude Waldridge officiating. Burial was in
Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Johnnie Florence, Ronnie Reidnour, Carl Horseman, A. J. White,
Aaron Bruner, James Sageser and Larry Frederick, Ronald Frederick and Eric
Bruner.

VIVIAN BLAKE
Vivian Brooke Blake, 32, died Tuesday, December 27, 1994 at her residence in
Galveston, TX.
She was born November 20, 1962 in Lexington, the daughter of John L. and Dale S.
Sutherland, of Houston, formerly of Harrodsburg.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include: a son Jon Carlos Vega,
Galveston, TX; a sister, Suzanne G. Sutherland, Houston, TX; and maternal
grandparents, Joe and Myrtle Hisle of Lexington.
Services will be scheduled at a later date, concluding with the spreading of her
ashes over the ocean as she requested.
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to the VBB Memorial Fund, 515 Tallowood, #33, Houston,
TX 77024.

PAMELA COYLE
Mrs. Pamela Alderdice Coyle, 23, of 226 Landings Drive, Frankfort, died Friday,
January 6, 1995, in Lexington, as a result of injuries received in an automobile
accident.
Born April 13, 1971 in Sterling, IL, she was the daughter of Glen E. and Phillis
C. Alderdice, of Louisville.
She was a 1994 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, with a degree in Police
Administration and Law Enforcement. She was a member of the Mortar Board, Golden
Key National Honor Society and the South East Christian Church in Louisville.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include: her husband, Shane Clarke Coyle,
Harrodsburg; one brother, Russell W. Alderdice, Nashville, IN; and one sister,
Patrician Senseman, Cincinnati, OH.
Funeral services for Mrs. Coyle were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 9th, at
the Harrod Brothers Funeral Home in Frankfort, with the Rev. Tom Ellsworth
officiating.
Pallbearers were Russell Alderdice, Joe Hagee, Jon Hagee, Joe Alderdice, Mark
Senseman and Shannon Jackson.
The Rev. Virgil Messer conducted committal services at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in
Mt. Olive.

JAMES PITTMAN
James H. Pittman, 91, of 118 N. College Street, Harrodsburg, died Friday,
January 6, 1995, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington.
Born March 17, 1903, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Matt and Alice
Pittman.
He was a retired employee of First Federal, a member of St. Peter AME Church,
and was on the board of Stewards and had served as treasurer. He was a member of
Masonic Silver Cord Lodge #23.
Survivors include: his wife, Anna Laura Pittman and two grandsons. He was
preceded in death by two sons, James Taylor Pittman, Jr., and William Garnett
Pittman.
Funeral services for Mr. Pittman were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 9, at
St. Peter AME Church with the Rev. J. T. Ballew officiating. Burial was in Maple
Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mark Wofford, Eric Wofford, Tony VanDyke, William Griffin,
Randall Claunch and Charlie Griffin. Honorary bearers were Berry Shewmaker,
James Bryant, Elwood Lay, Fred Bottoms, Andy Harris, Lloyd Browning, Benny
Yeast, William Lay, Willie Bottoms.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home, Danville, was in charge of arrangements.

JAMES BRYANT, Sr.
Mr. James William Bryant, Sr., age 77, of 730 Stoner Street, Harrodsburg, died
Saturday January 7, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. at the VA Medical Center, Cooper Drive,
Lexington, after an extended illness.
Born August 22, 1917 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late George Herman
Bryant and Lina Elizabeth Coffey Bryant and widower of Ozella Renfro Bryant.
He was a retired construction worker, a World War II army veteran and a member
of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include: one son, James William Bryant, Jr., Harrodsburg; two
brothers, Eligha Bryant, Akron, OH, John Bryant, Louisville; four sisters,
Bessie Fisher and Marie Hunn, Harrodsburg, Georgia Cheanault, Pontiac, MI and
Katie Augustus, Sandusky, OH; two grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Bryant were conducted Wednesday, January 11, at 1:30
p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. R. J. Gentry officiating. Burial with
military rites was in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Fred Bottoms, Alonza Bottoms, John Bryant, David Bryant, George
Fisher and James M. Walker. Honorary bearers were John Thomas Carr, John
Thompson, Benny Yates, Leon Steele Jr., and Benny Payne.
Parks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

WILLIAM MASTERS
Mr. William Dewey Masters, 96, of Springfield, died at 7:35 p.m., Friday January
6, 1995 at Medco Center.
A native of Washington County, he was born November 23, 1898, to the late Squire
J. and Ida Freeman Masters.
He was a member of the Baptist church and a World War I navy veteran.
Survivors include: his wife, Mrs. Ruby Elliott Masters; two sons, William J.
Masters, Elmhurst, IL and Lewis E. Masters, Anderson, IN; one step daughter,
Mrs. Hazel Brooks, Seattle, WA; two sisters, Mrs. Faye Carey, Mackville and Mrs.
Stella Goodknow, Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and
two great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lila
Marks Masters, and a second wife, Mrs. Gladys Masters.
Funeral services for Mr. Masters were held 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 9, at the
Carey and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Harry Coultas, Mackville Church of Christ,
officiating. Burial was in the Masters family cemetery near Cardwell.
Pallbearers were A. B. McRay, G. T. McRay, Doug Elliott, James Holiday, Steven
Hale and Karl Kuehr.

MARTHA LYONS
Mrs. Martha Colvin Lyons, 88, of 459 Chestnut Street, died Monday, January 9,
1995 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care Unit.
Born December 30, 1906 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late
Hartford and Annie Kinder Colvin. She was the widow of J. B. Lyons.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church, the June
Stanley Circle and a former Sunday School Teacher of the Christian Worker's
Sunday School class.
Survivors include: three daughters, Mrs. Carolla Cocanougher, Lexington, Mrs.
Betty Wampler, Burgin, and Mrs. Mary Zody, Harrodsburg; one brother, Harold
Colvin, Winter Haven, FL; eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 11 at the Alexander
and Royalty Funeral Home with Dr. David Hartman officiating. Burial was in
Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were grandsons,; Gene Cocanougher, Mike Zody, Mark Zody, Eric
Wampler, Michael Jacoby, Mark Waiz, Doug Vandiver and Doug Curry. Honorary
bearers were members of the Christian Worker's Sunday School Class.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Harrodsburg Christian Church.

JAMES BARNETT
Mr. James W. Barnett, 66, of Tucson, AZ, died January 8, 1995 in Tucson.
Born September 20, 1928 in Washington County, he was the son of James W. Barnett
and Addie Moore Barnett.
Survivors include: his wife, Karin Barnett, Tucson, two daughters, Vickie Jones
and Sandy Barnett, both of Tucson; two sisters, Lena Satterly, Harrodsburg, and
Faye Richard of Chaplin; and one granddaughter.
There will be no local services. Burial will be in Louisville Memorial Gardens,
Louisville.

MORGAN NOOE
Mr. Morgan Lillard Nooe, 86, of Lexington, formerly of Harrodsburg, died
Tuesday, January 10, 1995 at the Dallas-Ft. Worth Medical Center in Grand
Prairie, TX.
Born April 17, 1908 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Walter Ray and
Susan Crews Nooe. He was a retired mechanic and had served in the U. S. Navy
during World War II.
Survivors include: his wife, Martina Cannon Nooe; one daughter, Margaret Ann
Nooe Aden; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. One son, William
Morgan Nooe preceded him in death.
Funeral services for Mr. Nooe will be Friday, January 13, at 11:00 a.m. at the
Spring Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Girard officiating.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until time of the service Friday at the
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

MILITARY RITES
Douglas Laws Post #52, American Post #6935, VFW and DAV Post #54 conducted
Military Rites for Con Springate at Spring Hill Cemetery on January 13, 1995.
Those attending were:
Cleo Baker, Louis Ransdell, Tommy Lane, Roy Freeman, Howard H. Howells, Marion
Mershon, Willie Gritton, James Tewmey, Henry Pulliam and Tommy Denny.
Buglers were Erin Barnett and Jennifer Baker.

MILITARY RITES
Douglas Laws Post #52, American Legion Post #6935, VFW and DAV Post #54
conducted Military Rites for James Bryant at Maple Grove Cemetery on January 11,
1995.
Those attending were:
Louis Ransdell, Thomas E. Lane, Sr., Marion Mershon, Tom Denny, Roy Freeman,
James Tewmey, Willie Gritton, Cleo Baker and Henry Pulliam.
Buglers were Kim Phillips and Blair Long.

MARGARET CLARK
Mrs. Margaret Ann (Annie) Clark, age 90, Harrodsburg Health Care, died Sunday,
January 15, 1995 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born February 29, 1904 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late
Jacob R. (Jake) and Margaret (Maggie) Long Ward. She was the widow of Graydon
Clark, Sr.
She was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church where she was a long-time
Sunday School worker and a WMU member.
Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Neilsson, San Antonio, TX and
Mrs. Nellie Jarvi, Plant City, FL; one brother, Cecil Ward, Denver, CO; one
sister, Lillie Bauer, DeKalb, IL; six grandchildren and nine great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Arlie and Everett
Ward, one sister, Gladys Steinmetz, one son, Gradyon Clark, Jr., and one
daughter, Patricia Jewell.
Funeral services for Mrs. Clark were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 18 at
the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home, with Dr. Robert DeFoor officiating.
Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Sanders, Edwin Freeman, Jim Ward, Willie B. Horn, Richard
Lockwood and Sonny Norris.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Harrodsburg
Baptist Church.

BULAH HAGER
Mrs. Bulah Burton Hager, 85, of Versailles Road, Lexington, died Thursday,
January 12, 1995 at the Christian Health Care Center.
She was a daughter of the late Otis and Eliza Ward Burton.
She was a member of the Gardenside Christian Church and the Rebekah Lodge.
Survivors include: six daughters, Mrs. Osby (Juanita) Jones, and Mrs. A. R.
(Mary) Pickett, both of Harrodsburg; Martha C. Hall, Bess H. Masters, Mrs..
Cecil (Doris) Goins and Mrs. Claude (Lida) Newby, all of Lexington; two sisters,
Edith B. Sparks, Lexington and Mrs. William (Helen) Boyd, South Carolina; two
brothers, Nolan Burton, Lexington and Rev. Paul C. Burton, Mt. Vernon. She was
preceded in death by a grandson, Gunnery Sgt. Gregory F. Jones and a brother
Hobert Burton; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Services for Mrs. Hager were held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 16 at the Hager and
Cundiff Funeral Home, Nicholasville. Chaplain Lynda Carlson of the Christian
Health Care Center and Rev. Al Owens officiated. Burial was in Maple Grove
cemetery, Nicholasville.
Pallbearers were Stephen Goins, Tommy Masters II., Allen Newby, Michael L.
Newby, J. Scott Newby, Bill Sutter and Joseph Bendel.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer Association, 801 South
Limestone, Lexington, KY.

ORVILLE HENRY
Mr. Orville Edward Henry, 54, 513 Cloverdale Dr., Danville, died Wed-nesday,
January 11, 1995, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born November 3, 1940 in Lincoln county, he was the son of the late Robert and
Mary Yocum Henry.
He was a route salesman for Butternut Bread Company for 28 years, a U. S. Army
veteran, and a member of the Men's Bowling Association in Danville and Lincoln
Masonic Lodge. He was a member of Alum Springs First Church of God.
Survivors include: his wife, Linda Sue Nevius Henry; two daughters, Tabby Young
and Sheila Henry, both of Danville; five brothers, Charles Quinn, Salinas, CA,
Tommy Henry, Lancaster, and Floyd, Mike and Joe Henry, all of Mercer County;
three sisters, Hadgie Lewis of Mercer County, Louise Hays of Owensboro and Judy
Ballard of Lexington; four grandchildren.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 14 at Stith Funeral Home,
Danville by the Rev. Dennis Creech. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association.

CONDIT SPRINGATE
Mr. Condit "Con" Springate, age 71, 416 Haddix Street, died Wednesday, January
11, 1995, at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born July 19, 1923 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Garfield and
Bertha Trower Springate.
He was a retired self-employed grocer, member of the Hopewell Baptist Church,
Douglas Laws Post #52 American Legion and a U. S. Army veteran.
Survivors include: his wife, Loraine Black Springate, Harrodsburg; two
daughters, Connie G. Chapman, Lexington, and Dianne L. Peavler, Harrodsburg,;
one brother, Paul C. Springate, Harrodsburg; two sisters, Lucille Mobley,
Lexington and Ruby Dean, Mercer County; four grandchildren, three step
grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, January 13, at the Alexander and Royalty
Funeral Home with Bro. Barry Harmon and Bro. John Hockersmith officiating.
Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites.
Pallbearers were Todd Ransdell, Bobby Riley, Kenny Stratton, Billy Parks, Keith
Robinson, Dave Reister and Tony Pinkston. Honorary bearers were members of the
Senior Adult Men's Sunday School Class of the Hopewell Baptist Church.

EDNA CARPENTER
Mrs. Edna M. Claunch Carpenter, age 60, of 5606 Nally Court, Louisville, died
Monday, January 16, 1995 at the University of Lousville hospital.
Born April 12, 1934 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Elvin and
Martha Logue Claunch.
She was retired from South Central Bell and Rockford Manor Nursing Home in
Louisville. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church of Greater
Louisville and the wife of Warren Carpenter.
Survivors, beside her husband, include: a son, Michael Warren Carpenter,
Louisville; one sister, Imogene Caldwell, Campbellsville. She was preceded in
death by two sons, Gary Keith Carpenter and Larry Warren Carpenter.
Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18 at the Alexander and
Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Bowden and Bro. Bobby Logue officiating.
Burial was in Deep Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Greg, Gordon, Tony and Joe Caldwell, Kirby Russell, Mark
Carpenter and Steve Clements. Honorary bearers were Kevin Clements, Timothy
Russell, Charles Russell, Brian Russell and Bradley Horn.

TABB HAZELRIGG
Charles Tabb Hazelrigg, 46, of 403 Maple Avenue, Danville, died Saturday,
January 14, 1995, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in
South Carolina.
Born April 27, 1948, in Danville, he was the son of Charles and Margie
Hazelrigg, of Danville. He was the husband of Diane Hazelrigg.
Additonal survivors include: two sons, Charles and Bobby, both of Danville; a
daughter, Dee, of Danville; and a sister, Anne Hazelrigg, also of Danville.
He received a bachelor's and master's degree from Emory University in Atlanta
and had attended Pennsylvania State University's School of Mining in University
Park, PA.
He was president of the PNC Bank, Harrodsburg, a member of the Harrodsburg
Rotary Club, the History Club of Danville and was on the board of the Mercer
County Chamber of Commerce, the Anderson-Dean Community Park and the United Way
of Mercer County. He was a deacon at First Christian Church (Disciples of
Christ) in Danville.
Services for Mr. Hazelrigg were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 18, at the
First Christian Church by Dr. Norman Hagley. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Gil Jackson, Charlie Hankla, Merle Clark, Marshall Wilt, Elmer
Jackson, Howard Strauss, Steve Shewmaker and Mike Adams. Honorary bearers were
members of the Harrodsburg Rotary Club and the History Club of Danville.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Charles Tabb Hazelrigg scholarship
fund at Centre College or to the Anderson-Dean Community Park, P. O. Box 624,
Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

MATTIE SEA
Mrs. Mattie Irene Drury Sea, age 76, of 591 Lawrenceburg Road, Chaplin, died
Tuesday, January 17, 1995 at Flaget Hospital in Bardstown.
Born October 13, 1918 she was the daughter of the late Cleo Drury and Mae Dennis
Drury.
She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Christian Church.
Survivors include: her husband, Louis Millard Sea; two sons, Hugh Coy Sea,
Lawrenceburg and Louis Herldon Sea, Chaplin; four sisters, Mrs. Mina Carrier,
Frankfort, Mrs. Olene Duncan, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Morgan (Marie) Burns, Chaplin
and Mrs. Hilda Drury, Lawrenceburg; eight grandchildren and 15 great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Odis Drury
and a sister, Emma Sandford.
Services for Mrs. Sea will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 20 at Gash
Memorial Chapel in Lawrenceburg with Bro. Billy Ford, Bro. Bryan Sherwood and
Bro. George Martin officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Goodlett, Glen Drury, Larry Beasley, Marty, Mike and
Timmy Sea. Honorary bearers are Floyd Drury, Gayle Burns, Connie Gillis, Eugene
Gillis, LaRue Simpson, Eddie, Mark, Ronnie, Gerald and Gary Drury, Billy,
Darrell,Gary Sandford, and Duane Baxter.
Visitation after 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Gash Memorial Chapel in Lawrenceburg.

HAZEL YOUNG
Mrs. Hazel Hays Young, 75, of 103 Stewart Avenue, Perryville, died Tuesday,
January 17, 1995 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born February 15, 1919 in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis
B. Hays and Elsie Bandy Hays.
She was an employee of K-Mart of Danville and a member of Beech Grove Baptist
Church.
Survivors include: her husband, Martin Young, Perryville; two sons, Darrell K.
Young and Gerald M. Young, both of Perryville; two sisters, Marie Hays Gammon
and Mary Lewis Hays, both of Danville; four grandchildren.
Services for Mrs. Young will be held Thursday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Wilder
Funeral Home, Perryville, with the Rev. John Watts officiating. Burial will be
in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dalton and Garland Young, David Sparrow, Laddie Garrison,
Truman Allen Taylor and Terry Goode.
Visitation from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday.

TABB HAZELRIGG
Tabb Hazelrigg, Local Bank
President Dies In South Carolina Car Crash
The president of PNC Bank in Harrodsburg died Saturday from injuries sustained
in an automobile accident in South Carolina.
Charles Tabb Hazelrigg, 46, was driving west on I-26 in heavy rain, when he lost
control of his car, crossed the median and hit an oncoming tractor trailer, said
Cpl. Mark Gosnell of the South Carolina highway patrol.
The wreck occurred near Newberry, SC. Hazelrigg was returning to his home after
dropping his daughter, Dee Hazelrigg, at the University of South Carolina in
Columbia, where she is a student.
Hazelrigg died about two hours after the accident during surgery at Newberry
Memorial Hospital.
Hazelrigg was very involved in both the Harrodsburg and Danville communities.
He put together the financial package for the construction of the Anderson-Dean
Community Park.
"He was an a one kind of guy," said Alvis Johnson, co-director of the
Anderson-Dean Community Park Committee. "He was a tireless worker. He gave
completely of himself and his time to the community.
"He will be dearly missed by those of us who loved him. He was a very special
person."
A member of the Mercer Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Hazelrigg was
elected as the board treasurer and took office January 1. Chamber president Brad
Guthrie said his death is "a great loss" to this community.
"In working closely with Tabb, I found him always to be a professional in his
work, both from his standpoint in his professional life as a banker and in his
civic work. He was a man who put an incredible amount of effort in his work for
the community.
"Through his association with the chamber as a chamber director, officer and
member of the executive board, his input at meetings was always of substance. He
was the type of man who was always contributing. His efforts were endless.
"If there were important issues to be handled, you could count on Tabb's
professionalism and effort to help resolve anything that came up," said Guthrie.
"He was a wonderful person to be around and to work with."
Hazelrigg had served as a member of the United Way of Harrodsburg Board of
Directors for a year, as a member of its Citizen's Review Board for two years
and as the Citizen's Review Board chairman for one.
"He was really eager to learn the United Way process and about the United Way
agencies," said Penny Wittwer, Executive Director of the United Way. He was
"very dedicated and very conscientious" to the United Way process.
Hazelrigg also was a member of the Harrodsburg Rotary Club, the 1994 Leadership
Mercer County class and its alumni, and the History Club of Danville. He was a
deacon at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Danville.
Hazelrigg began his Kentucky banking career in 1976 at Citizens Fidelity Bank in
Louisville, where he was hired as assistant vice president in the energy
division. He later served as manager of the bank's energy division.
In 1992, he was named a senior vice president with responsibilities for the
Mercer County market. (Citizens Fidelity was subsequently acquired by PNC.)
He held bachelor and master's degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and
had attended Pennsylvania State University's School of Mining in University
Park, PA. His involvement in the coal industry included serving on the board of
the Kentucky Coal Association and the Kentucky Association of Bonding
Institutions.
Born April 27, 1948 in Danville, he was the son of Charles and Margie Hazelrigg.
He was the husband of Diane Hazelrigg and the father of Dee Hazelrigg, Charles
Hazelrigg and Bobby Hazelrigg, all of Danville. He is also survived by a sister,
Anne Hazelrigg of Danville.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Stith Funeral Home in Danville. (See
obituary on Page 3A)

DOXIE PYLES
Mrs. Doxie Pyles, 86, widow of Herbert Pyles died January 2, 1995 in Portland,
IN.
She was born in Clark Range, TN and was the daughter of the late Lee Conway and
Missouri Ann Norris Hodge.
She was a former resident of Washington County and a member of Deep Creek
Baptist Church.
Survivors include: two daughters; Joan Rodman, Coos Bay, OR and Mary Kinder,
Portland, IN; five sons, Dailey, William and Charles Pyles, all of Muncie, IN;
Leroy Pyles, Harrodsburg, and Louie Pyles, Oceanside, CA; a sister, Mary Jones,
Norwood, OH; two brothers, Noah Hodge and Robert Hodge, Spring City, TN; 24
grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Two
children, Christine Hensley and Danny Pyles preceded her in death.
Services for Mrs. Pyles were at 1:30 p.m., Friday, January 6 in Parker City with
burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Maxville, IN.

HAROLD SMITH
Mr. Harold D. Smith, age 64, of Stanford, IL, died Sunday, January 15, 1995 at
St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL.
Born July 10, 1930, in Little Mackinaw Township, he was a son of Charles and
Stella Miller Smith. He was married to Marjorie A. Norton, May 13, 1951, at
Harrodsburg, who survives.
He was a factory worker for Caterpillar Tractor Co., retiring in 1992.
He attended Stanford Christian Church and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Additional survivors include: one daughter, Pamela Boitnott, Stanford; four
sons, Gary, Steven, Kevin and Michael, all of Stanford; five brothers, Vernon,
East Moline, IL, Edward and Jack, Stanford, IL, Wayne and Gene, both of
Bloomington, IL; and five grandchildren. One sister and three brothers preceded
him in death.
He was the brother-in-law of Marvin A. and Shirley Norton Claunch, of Mercer
County.
Services for Mr. Smith were held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 18, at
McReynolds-Beck Funeral Home, Stanford, IL, with the Rev. Craig Kirby-Grove
officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Stanford, IL.
Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association or Alzheimer's
Association.

MATTIE MORGAN
Miss Mattie Bruce Morgan, age 101, of 340 Bacon Court, died Tuesday January 24,
1995, at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born September 26, 1893, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Nina Reed
Morgan.
She was a retired registered nurse and a member of the Harrodsburg Christian
Church.
Survivors include: three sisters, Mrs. Inez Pitchford and Mrs. Ruth Kyle,
Harrodsburg, and Mrs. Josephine Witherspoon, Corona Del-Mar, CA.
Services for Miss Morgan will be held 2:30 p.m., Friday, January 27, at the
McClellan Funeral Home, with Dr. David Hartman officiating. Burial will be in
Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be David Taylor, Tony Robinson, Howard Howells, Doc McKinney,
Carlos Lester and Jackie Warren.
Visitation will be from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Mercer County Public Library.

NELL STEVENS
Mrs. Nell Austin Stevens, 92, of 615 Greenbriar Drive, died Thursday, January
26, 1995 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born December 29, 1902 in Shelbyville, KY, she was the daughter of the late
William Austin Cheak and Melissa Anne Abrams Cheak. She was the widow of Roger
H. Stevens.
She was a Personnel Department employee of Kentucky State Hospital and a former
teacher. She was a graduate of Science Hill High School and Eastern Kentucky
State Teacher's College.
She was a former member of the Harrodsburg Garden Club and the General
Department, Harrodsburg Woman's Club, and a member of the Burgin Methodist
Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Greenburg of Harrodsburg; two sons,
James Allen Stevens of Danville and Joe A. Stevens of Harrodsburg; one sister,
Mary Cheak Cox of Lawrenceburg; nine grandchildren, and five great
grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Roger Cheak Stevens, and one brother,
William Hall Cheak.
Services for Mrs. Stevens were held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the
Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Dr. David Hartman officiating. Burial was in Burgin
Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Doug L., Darryl Glyn, and David Greenburg, Mark Edward Stevens,
Clay Stallard Stevens, Kevin Perkins, Chris Bentley, and Johnny Schooler.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Gideon Bible Fund or the Diabetes
Association.

TERRY BLACKETER
Mr. Terry Joseph Blacketer, 43, of 418 Marimon Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995
at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born May 26, 1951 in Washington County, he was the son of the late Roy J. and
Beulah Sims Blacketer.
He had been employed as an auto body repair man at Wade Motor Company, Danville,
and was a member of the Battle Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife, Laticia Shewmaker Blacketer; one son, Jeff
Blacketer of Greenville, TN; two daughters, Tracy Rosenbarger and Ashely Brooke
Blacketer, both of Harrodsburg; four brothers, Billy, James and Connie
Blacketer, all of Harrodsburg, and Bobby Blacketer of Greenville, TN; four
sisters, Jean Adams of Bardstown, Elizabeth Butler of Harrodsburg, Kathy
Stratton of Washington County and Laura Dearinger of Greenville, TN; and one
grandson.
Two brothers, Roy and Ricky Blacketer preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11:00 a.m. at the Alexander and
Royalty Funeral Home with Bros. Doug Vandivier and Lewis Walter officiating.
Burial was in the Battle cemetery with Anthony Rosenbarger, Charles Hardin,
Rocky Stratton, Wayne Blacketer, John Blacketer and Bobby Blacketer serving as
pallbearers. Honorary bearers were Greg Dearinger, Harrison Hardin, and Billy
Blacketer, Jr.

ROBERT McAFEE
Robert Howard (Bobby) McAfee, 61, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Harrodsburg, died
Thursday morning, January 26, 1995, at his residence after a long illness.
Born April 30, 1933 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Robert Howard
McAfee Sr. and Mary Kathrine Bryant McAfee.
He was a retired school teacher and retired from McCall's Publishing Company.
He was a graduate of West Side High School in Harrodsburg and Kentucky State
University in Frankfort. He was a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and a
former member of St. Peter's AME Church in Harrodsburg.
Survivors include: his wife, Vivian Cofield McAfee of Dayton, OH; one daughter;
Karen McAfee of Frankfort, and two uncles, Robert Bryant of Harrodsburg and
James Bryant, Danville.
Memorial services were conducted Sunday, Jan. 29, at 4:00 p.m. at St. Peter's
AME Church in Harrodsburg. The Rev. J. T. Ballew officiated. An additional
memorial service was conducted Monday at 6:00 p.m. at the Corinthian Baptist
Church in Dayton, OH.
Parks Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangments.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Peter's AME Church.

ELIZABETH RUSSELL
Mrs. Elizabeth (Lizzie B.) Russell, 87 of 29 Harrodsburg Road, Mackville, died
Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995 at the Medco Center of Springfield.
Born Sept. 13, 1907 in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late William
Clellan and Isabelle Fenimore Butler.
She was a housewife and a member of the Deep Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include: two sons Burtice Russell of Harrodsburg and William Reid
Russell of Peoria, IL; one daughter, Mrs. Clara Pyles of Harrodsburg; two
stepdaughters, Lena Hill of Indiana and Nannie L. Bottom of Harrodsburg; one
stepson, George H. Russell of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren; seven great
grandchildren, and 10 step grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Marcus Russell; one son Morrison Lee
(Marsie) Russell; three stepsons, Johnnie C., William A. and Edward Russell; one
sister Ovie Lester; one brother Cleland Butler, and one grandchild.
Funeral services were Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2:30 p.m. at the Alexander and Royalty
Funeral Home with Bros. Harry Coultas and Lee Lambert officiating. Burial was in
Peter Cemetery, Mackville.
Pallbearers were Timothy Russell, Bill Russell Jr., Buddy Beasley, Douglas
Lester, Robert A. (Butch) Russell, Hank Hamende, Debra C. Pyles Miller and Gene
Butler.

TRAI SONPROM
Trai Sonprom, 75, of Nakhon Phanom, Thailand, who has relatives in Mercer
County, died January 10, 1995 in Thailand.
She was the widow of Pun Boon Sonprom.
Survivors include: a daughter, Poon Cole of Mercer County; one son, Somboon
Sonprom of Nakhon Phanom, Thailand; several grandchildren, including Roger and
William "Billy" Cole of Mercer County; and several great-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 12 in Thailand.

VERNON ANDERSON
Mr. Vernon C. Anderson, age 63, of 140 Mulberry Street, Burgin, died Tuesday,
January 31, 1995 in Harrodsburg.
Born May 31, 1935 in Perryville, he was the son of Mrs. Rose Roney Anderson,
Danville, and the late Willard Vernon Anderson. He had been employed as a
psychiatric aide for the Veteran's Administration Hospital on Leestown Road,
Lexington and had served in the U. S. Navy.
Survivors, besides his mother, include: his wife, Susie Marie Bow Anderson; two
sons, Stephen Vernon Anderson and Stanley Ray Anderson, both of Lawrenceburg;
two brothers, John Anderson and Lorne Anderson, both of Danville; and three
grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 3 at 11:00 a.m. at the Alexander and
Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Coss officiating. Burial will be in Burgin
Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday and after 7:00 a.m. Friday
until time of the service.

EMILY THOMPSON
Mrs. Emily Lyons Thompson, 80, of Indianapolis, IN, died Tuesday, January 31,
1995 at Community Hospital East.
Born February 14, 1914, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late John
William Lyons and Mary Frances Sallee Lyons. She was a housewife.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Betty Ferrell, Indianapolis; two brothers,
Glover Lyons, Lexington, Everett Lyons, Harrodsburg; two sisters, Janie Sallee,
Louisville and Ruby Mullins, Harrodsburg; three grandchildren and eight great
grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Lyons were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 3rd, at
the Flanner and Buchanan WPE Mortuary, Indianapolis with entombment in
Washington Park East Mausoleum.

DOVIE PYLES
The obituary in the January 26 issue of the Herald for Doxie Pyles, should have
read Mrs. Dovie Pyles.

HALLIE JOHNSON
Mrs. Hallie Johnson, 70, of 114 East Broadway, Danville, died February 2, 1995,
at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born October 17, 1924 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Bennie
Earl Graham and Paralee Durr Graham.
She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of the Sycamore Church of Christ.
Survivors include: her husband, William Thomas Johnson, Danville, one son, Alex
Johnson, Danville, one daughter, Deborah Johnson, Danville; one sister, Lela
Graham, Harrodsburg, and two brothers, Lyle Graham, Harrodsburg and Marshall
Graham, of Nicholasville.
Services for Mrs. Johnson were held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 6, at Preston
Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Russell, Rev. Harold Underwood, and Rev.
Larry Barker officiating. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Don Sweeney, Clarence Wyatt, Bruce Robbins, Steve Lee, Leo
Burger and Bill Releford.
Honorary bearers were Bobby Ellis, Cecil Sawyer, Edward Lanham and William
Royalty.
Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society or Heritage Hospice.

CHARLIE BURKHEAD
Mr. Charlie Burkhead, age 85, of Springfield, died Saturday, February 4, 1995 at
the home of his daughter in Shelbyville.
A native of Washington county, he was born July 4, 1909 to the late Enoch and
Mary Hood Burkhead.
He was a retired farmer and was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Katie Hudson
Burkhead, December 19, 1983.
Survivors include: five sons, Willard Burkhead, Shepherdsville, Leon Burkhead,
Charles Burkhead and James H. "Buddy" Burkhead, all of Harrodsburg, and Cleo
Burkhead of Willisburg; five daughters, Mrs. Bill (Mary Lee) Case of Willisburg,
Mrs. Flora Mae Auberry, Bloomfield, Mrs. Junior (Dulah) Benham, Springfield,
Mrs. Doris Humes, Shelbyville and Mrs. Willis Ray (Carolyn) Hardin of
Taylorsville; one sister, Mrs. Eliza Frances Johnson, Louisville; 31
grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two
daughters, Wilma Helen Burkhead and Betty Ruth Burkhead.
Funeral services for Mr. Burkhead were held Tuesday, February 7 at the
Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Arnold Harper, a former
pastor, officiating. He was assisted by the Rev. Terry Burkhead. Burial was in
the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Dewayne Hudson, Donald Hudson, Jody Burkhead, Purdom Chesser,
Wilmore Chesser and Harold Chesser.
Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

LYNDA READNOWER
Lynda Carolyn (Russell) Readnower, age 54, of 745 Moreland Avenue, Harrodsburg,
died Saturday, February 4, 1995 on Old Highway US 127, Lawrenceburg, as a result
of an automobile accident.
Born June 21, 1940 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of Mrs. Margaret
(Maggie) Tyler Russell and the late John C. Russell.
She was a line operator for Universal Fasteners in Lawrenceburg, a member of the
Pioneer Baptist Church and the Sassy Steppers from Boyle County. She was also a
former employee of Cricketeer where she had worked for 29 years.
Additional survivors include: one son, Lee W. Readnower, Harrodsburg; one
daughter, Mrs. Lynn (Michelle) Russell, Burgin, one sister, Judy Hendren,
Harrodsburg; three grandchildren, three nieces and one great niece. Two
brothers, J. C. and Tom Russell and one niece preceded her in death.
Funeral services for Mrs. Readnower were held Monday, February 6 at the
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Steve James and Bro. Everett Priddy
officiating. Burial was in Deep Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Paul Collier, Todd Collier, Bobby Pugh, Carl Case, Wallace
White, John Gibson, Ricky Dial and Charlie Ritchey. Honorary bearers were third
shift employees of Universal Fasteners.

JAMES CARNEY
Mr. James Hubert "Jimmy" Carney, age 33, of 1015½ Danville Road, died Sunday,
February 5, 1995 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
Born August 8, 1961 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Mr. James Carney of
Willisburg and Mrs. Gee Gee Glasscock Perkins of Harrodsburg.
He was an employee of R. R. Donnelly & Sons Company in Danville, a veteran of
the U. S. Army and a member of Pioneer Baptist Church.
Survivors, besides his parents, include: a step-mother, Mary Carney of
Willisburg; step-father, Claude Perkins of Harrodsburg; maternal grandmother,
Beulah Glasscock of Perryville; two brothers, Jerry Lee Carney of Lawrenceburg
and Chris Edwards of Harrodsburg; one step-brother, Randy Sims of Willisburg;
one sister, Carolyn Dean, Harrodsburg; two step sisters, Kathy Yaste and Theresa
McIlvoy, both of Willisburg.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, at the Alexander
& Royalty Funeral Home with the Rev. David Jones and Bro. Grover Stevens
officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Willisburg.
Pallbearers were Roger Moul, Troy Carney, Gary Carney, Tad Kite, Darrell
Claunch, Eddie Jenkins, David Collins and Jimmy Wayne Glasscock. Honorary
bearers were David Smalley, Bubby Isham and Tim Glasscock.

EDITH YOUNG
Mrs. Edith Young, 86, of 476 Beaumont Ave, died Friday, February 3, 1995 at
Harrodsburg Health Care.
Born August 1, 1908 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late
Taylor and Effie Drury Robinson.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church and had been
a Sunday School teacher for a number of years.
Survivors include: her husband, Hollis Young, Harrodsburg; one sister, Lillie
Long, Harrodsburg; a half brother, Curtis Robinson, Texas; a half sister, Mrs.
Orbrey (Elizabeth) Wells, Lawrenceburg; a step sister, Beulah Cox, Harrodsburg;
one grandchild, Susan Beth Boren and one great grandchild, Jennifer Boren, Port
Saint Lucie, FL. She was preceded in death by a son, Herman Young.
Services for Mrs. Young were held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, February 5, at the
Ransdell Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Russell and the Rev. Rick Snyder
officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Willie B. Horn, Richard Dartt, H. C. Yeast, Paul Devine, J. T.
Robinson and David Young.

MARSHALL NORTON
Mr. Marshall Norton, 83, of LeRoy, Illinois, died at his home Thursday, February
2, 1995.
He was a native of Mercer County and the son of the late A. H. and Zora Hendren
Norton.
He was a member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church and attended the
Presbyterian Church in LeRoy.
He is survived by his wife Polly Norton of LeRoy, IL; three sons, Col. Jimmy
Norton, of St. Louis, MO, Wendell Norton, of Milwaukee, WI, and DeWayne Norton
of LeRoy, IL; five grandchildren and two step grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs.
Virgie Curd of Lexington, Mrs. Jessie Long and Mrs. Lula Taylor of Mercer
County; one brother, Rev. Elwood Norton of Harrodsburg.
Funeral services for Mr. Norton were conducted in LeRoy on Sunday, February 5.

JOHN KAYS, SR.
Mr. John W. Kays, Sr. age 95, of 912 Miller Avenue, Shelbyville, died Monday
February 6, 1995 at Jewish Hospital, Shelbyville.
Born in Washington County September 2, 1899, he was the son of the late Squire
Allie Kays and Nannie Lou Stratton Kays.
He was a carpenter, a member of Shelbyville First Baptist Church, Howard Lodge
#15 Odd Fellows.
Survivors include: five daughters, Mary Elizabeth Cavnar, Denver, CO, Dorothy
Hanna and Peggy Kays, Shelbyville, Norma Barnett, Harrodsburg, Barbara Coleman,
Winchester; three sons, Allie Kays, Shelbyville, Dr. Herbert Kays, Louisville,
Donnie Kays, Prospect; 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and one great
great grandchild.
Other survivors include two brothers, O. T. Kays, Marvin Kays, and two sisters,
Audie Belle Burton and Nellie Hearn, all of Frankfort.
Funeral services for Mr. Kays will be held Saturday, 11:00 a.m., February 11 at
the Shannon Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. Friday, February 10.

KENNETH McCRYSTAL
Mr. Kenneth McCrystal, 63, of 297 Irish Ridge Road, Harrodsburg, died Tuesday,
February 7, 1995 at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center in Danville.
Born May 14, 1931 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late John William
McCrystal and Irene Carey McCrystal. He was the husband of Dorothy Jones
McCrystal.
He was a retired auto mechanic, a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church and the
VFW.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include: a son, Jeff McCrystal, Harrodsburg;
one brother, Charles McCrystal, Harrodsburg; one sister, Mrs. Nick (Mary) Huff,
Harrodsburg; two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, John William
McCrystal.
A prayer service was held at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.
Services for Mr. McCrystal will be held at 10:30 am. Thursday, February 9 at St.
Andrew Catholic Church. Father Joe Muench will officiate with burial in St.
Nicholas Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Scott Huff, James Stinnett, Steve McCrystal, Jared Ison,
Deryl Johnson, Thomas Jones, Danny and Fred Huffman.
Honorary bearers are Wallace Gilliland, Ralph Harlow, Charles Lewis, Carl Carey,
Jr., George Travillian and Marshall Freeman.

ANNA TAYLOR
Mrs. Anna Rose Taylor, 98, died Monday, February 6, 1995 at the Christian Health
Care Center in Lexington.
A native of Mercer County, she was the widow of Ben Gillium Taylor. She formerly
resided in Lawrenceburg and Shelbyville.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ben G.Taylor, Jr. and Val Taylor;
four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, February 9, at the W. R. Milward
Funeral home in Southland, Lexington. Burial will be in the Eminence Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the YMCA or the Arnett Pritchett Home.

LYNDA READNOWER
Woman Killed In Anderson County Wreck
A two-vehicle accident Saturday morning in Anderson County resulted in the death
of a Harrodsburg woman.
Lynda Carylon Russell Readnower, 54, of 745 Mooreland Ave. died from head and
extremity trauma following the accident at 7:05 a.m. one mile south of
Lawrenceburg, according to a press release from the Anderson County Coroner's
office.
Readnower had just left Universal Fastners where she worked third shift and was
traveling south on U.S. 127 in her 1985 Chevrolet station wagon when the wreck
occured. Co-workers following Readnower said, she applied her brakes and lost
control of her vehicle, impacting head-on on a Kentucky State Highway Department
salt truck, according to the coroner's release. The salt truck was driven by
Charles McKee of Lawrenceburg,
According to the Kentucky State Police report, Readnower lost control of her
vehicle on the icy roadway, crossed into the northbound lane and struck the salt
truck.
Readnower was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:30 a.m. by Anderson County
Coroner Brian L. Ritchie. McKee was treated and released from the Bluegrass
Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

MILITARY RITES
Douglas Laws Post # 52, American Legion, Post 6935, VFW and DAV Post # 54
conducted military rites for Kenneth McCrystal at St. Nicholas cemetery on
February 9, 1995.
Those attending were Cleo Baker, Marion Mershon, Tommy Lane, Joe Harlow, Roy
Freeman, Richard Shewmaker, Howard H. Howells, Henry Pulliam, Tommy Denny and
James Carey.

EVELYN WATTS
Mrs. Evelyn Mae Watts, age 70, 406 Eagle Street, died Wednesday, February 8,
1995 at her residence.
Born May 10, 1924 in Mercer County she was the daughter of the late Albert and
Addie Shackleford Jenkins.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church.
Survivors include: two sons, Bobby Watts and Charles Watts, both of Harrodsburg;
one daughter, Mrs. Luther Billy (Bonnie) Watts, Harrodsburg; two sisters, Lois
Jenkins and Ann Long, both of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren, two
step-grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Alvin S. Watts and one son, Everett Lee Watts.
Funeral services for Mrs. Watts were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 10 at
the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Furr officiating. Burial
was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Herman Megard, Tony Gowins, Leon Phillips, Jr., Mike Driskell,
Troy Gowins, and Rickey Jenkins.
Honorary bearers were Mark Jenkins, Paul Baugh, Johnny Jenkins, Terry Nelson,
Jack Nelson, Junior Jenkins, Delbert Phillips, Earl Phillips, Gilbert Stratton
and Ronald Baugh.

EDNA SPARKS
Mrs. Edna Davis Sparks, 56, of Old Brown Road, Salvisa, died Tuesday, February
7, 1995 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born September 26, 1938, she was a native of Jessamine County. She was the
daughter of the late Gilbert and Lillie Jones Davis. She was the wife of Leamond
Sparks.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include four children; Chiquita Craig,
Tammy Browning, Leamond F. Sparks and Mary Hill; and eight grandchildren.
Memorial services for Mrs. Sparks were held at Guyn, Kurtz, Hager and Cundiff
Funeral Home in Nicholasville on Monday, February 13.

A. T. HENSLEY
Mr. A. T. Hensley, 77, of 479 Lynn Dr., died Saturday, February 11, 1995 at the
Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born April 20, 1917 in Clay County, he was the son James M. and Louisa Wilson
Hensley.
He was a former Superintendent of the Mercer County Schools, a member of the
Harrodsburg Baptist Church, Glad Hand Sunday School Class, Mercer Masonic Lodge
#777 F&AM, former Oleika Shriner, Harrodsburg, Lions Club, Past President of the
Harrodsburg Optimist Club and of the Mercer County Retired Teachers Association.
His career in education began in a one room school in Clay County, following his
service in the U. S. Army Air Corps, WW II. However, when the enrollment in this
one room school reached 75 students, he decided to seek a new teaching
assignment. In 1950 he began his tenure in Mercer County, when he accepted a
position at the Rose Hill School teaching a Veteran's Class. In Spring of '51 he
transferred to McAfee as Ag. teacher and in 1955 moved to Mercer County High. He
was appointed acting Superintendent in March of '56, holding this post until
being named Superintendent of Mercer County Schools in 1958.
Hensley decided to step down in 1972, when he served as assistant Superintendent
until his retirement in 1981.
Survivors include: his wife, Audrey Hensley, Harrodsburg, two daughters, Mrs.
Faye Crawford, Manchester, Mrs. Phyllis H. Boatright, Lawrenceburg; three
sisters, Lotus Bowling and Ollie Walker, both of Hamilton, OH, Mollie Patrick,
Cincinnati, OH; two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers,
Walter, Cecil and Ray Hensley and a sister, Julie Depew.
Services for Mr. Hensley were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 14 at the
Rominger Funeral Home in Manchester with the Rev. James Harley officiating.
Burial was in the Manchester Memorial Gardens.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel was in charge of local arrangements.

THELMA McCROSKY
Mrs. Thelma Raphael McCrosky, 93, of 851 S. College, died Friday, February 10,
1995 at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born February 17, 1901 in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late
Delbert and Nora Bohon Reynolds. She was the widow of Fay Berkham McCrosky.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church, Joseph Chapel
Methodist Women's Missionary Union and the Homemakers Club.
Survivors include: one daughter, Mrs. C. R. (Louise) Tussey, Indian Lakes
Estates, FL; two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in
death by a brother, A. D. Reynolds.
Services for Mrs. McCrosky were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 13 at the
Ransdell Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Barry Harmon officiating. Burial was in
Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were James Ashford, Arthur, Delbert and Walter D. Reynolds, David
Elliott, O. W. and Kevin Conrad and James Sexton.
Memorials are suggested to the charity of one's choice.

HUGH BROWN
Mr. Hugh Adams Brown, 84, 2970 Louisville Road, died Friday, February 10, 1995
at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born September 17, 1910 in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Henry
Clay and Jennie Adams Brown.
He was self-employed in the Auto Service Station business, a member of New
Providence Presbyterian Church and the T. M. Wise Masonic Lodge of Dugansville.
Survivors include: his wife, Sara Allender Brown, Harrodsburg, several nieces
and a nephew. He was preceded in death by a brother, Russell Brown and a sister,
Frances Hammerslaw.
Services for Mr. Brown were held at 3:30 p.m., Monday, February 13, at the
Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Brother Robert Logue officiating. Burial was in
Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Blevins, Gary Wiley, David Moore, Mike Collina, David
Dinsmore and Robert Brock.

CLEO BAKER
Mr. Cleo Baker, 63, of 210 Lebanon Hill, Springfield, died at 6:00 p.m.,
Wednesday, February 8, 1995 at his residence.
A native of Washington County, he was born on May 23, 1931 to the late Raymond
and Darcus Ross Baker.
He was a member of the Mt. Zion Church of Christ at Battle and was preceded in
death by a son, Dennis Venton Baker in 1952.
A retired merchant, having owned and operated the Baker Town and Country
Grocery, a retired car salesman and farmer.
Survivors include: his wife, Mrs. Lula Belle Jones Baker; one son, Ricky Baker,
Willisburg; one daughter, Mrs. Gary (Regina) Cheatham, Willisburg; six
grandchildren, one step grandchild, one great grandchild; two brothers, Norvie
Baker of Willisburg and O. T. Baker of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy
Hilton of Springfield and Mrs. Willie (Mattie) Coslow of Harrodsburg..
Funeral services for Mr. Baker were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 11, at
the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Brother Burnice Richardson officiating. Burial
was in the Battle Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Billy Hilton, Harrison Coslow, Scotty Coslow, Jimmie Baker, Don
Long and Ed Kingelsmith.


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