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Versailles, Ky.


 

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April 12, 2007

 

Barb
China Barb, 89, of Versailles, widow of Hubert D. McQueen and James Barb, died Friday, March 23, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born Sept. 9, 1917, in Jackson, she was the daughter of the late Tib and Lessie Combs Abner. She was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Survivors include three children, Imogene Mathews, Versailles, Lester McQueen, Irvine, and Joyce Hale, Irvine; a sister, Bertha Combs, Richmond; three brothers, Lester Abner, Lexington, Ellis Abner, Lexington, and Leonard Abner, Richmond; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. A sister, Della White; and two brothers, Lloyd Abner and Albin Abner; and a grandson, Nathan Hale, are deceased.
Services were conducted Tuesday, March 27, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Shane Wilcox and the Rev. Lester Abner. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Chris Wilcox, James Wilcox, Jim Abner, Kevin Abner, and Tyler Wilcox.
Condolences may be made to www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Bunch
Garnett Milton Bunch, 72, of Versailles, husband of Shirlene Russell Bunch, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, in Florida.
Born in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Garnett Russell and Anna Rose Hawkins Bunch. He was retired from the University of Kentucky as a printer and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Julie Harkins, Nicholasville; a son, Dr. Gary Bunch, Bradenton, Fla.; two nephews, Mark and David Bunch; five grandchildren, Paige and Chris Harkins, and Logan, Eric, and John Bunch.
Services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were John Harkins, Chris Harkins, Dr. Gary Bunch, Logan Bunch, Eric Bunch, and John Bunch.
Guest book at www.Blackburnandward.com.

Evans
Sue Evans, 54, of Stamping Ground, formerly of Woodford County, mother of Rachel Evans, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at her residence.
Born Aug. 24, 1952, in Liberty, she was the daughter of the late Cleo and Betty Wilham Evans. She was a Scott County High School employee.
In addition to her daughter, she is survived by two sisters, Jean Evans, Stamping Ground, and Phyllis McIntosh, Georgetown; four brothers, Cleo Junior Evans, Nancy, Lloyd Evans, Frankfort, and Billy Evans and Dennis Evans, both of Stamping Ground.
Services were conducted Saturday, April 7, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Bro. Frankie Layne. Burial was at the Salem Methodist Church Cemetery in Casey County. Her nephews served as casket bearers.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.
 

Jackson

Robert Jackson, Jr., 83, of Versailles, husband of Ann Polk Jackson, died Monday, April 9, 2007, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington.
Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Robert Sr. and Mamie Stepp Jackson. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church and served in the U. S. Army during World War II. He served on the Woodford County Planning and Zoning Commission for several years. Employed by the Veterans Administration, he retired as a pharmacy technician in 1982, followed by 10 years as an employee in the pharmacy at Woodford Memorial Hospital.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Lonnie Jackson and Leslie Jackson, Versailles; a brother, James L. Jackson, Versailles; an aunt, Blanche Starks, Frankfort; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. A son, Lee Jackson; a daughter, Linda King; and a sister, Stella Jackson, are deceased.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Floyd Greene. Interment will follow in the Steele Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Guest book at www.Blackburnandward.com.

Myers
Linda Lou Eaves Myers, 55, wife of Brian Myers, died Sunday, April 8, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center after a courageous battle with kidney cancer.
Born June 17, 1951, in Bellville Ill., she was the daughter of Jay and Lou Eaves. She was a retired employee of Rand McNally.
Survivors other then her husband and parents are two sisters, Pam (Mrs. Jim) Knight and Dawn (Mrs. Freeman) Bailey, both of Versailles; three nephews, Jimmy (Monica) Knight, Dan (Shannon) Knight, and Adam Bailey; two great-nephews, Troy and Clay Knight; one great-niece, Peyton Knight; and two stepdaughters, Stacy (Mrs. Laramie) Barber and Jessica Myers.
Services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, Versailles, officiated by the Rev. Mark Love and the Rev. David McCracken. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Jimmy and Dan Knight, Adam Bailey, Mike Madigan, Jeff, Greg, and Shawn Donoho.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Condolences may be made at clarkfuneralchapels.com.
(Paid obituary)

Rose
Lucille B. Rose, 92, formerly of Versailles, mother of Lou Rose, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, in Illinois.
Born March 22, 1915, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Willard “Pink” and Nellie Parrish Boston. She was a retired housekeeping director at Woodford Memorial Hospital and a member of the Versailles First Christian Church.
In addition to her son, she is survived by two grandchildren, Bryan Rose and Michele Milner; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted Saturday, April 7, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. John Weaver. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Bryan Rose, Buddy Carmickle, Thom Linville, Lyle Eaves, Ricky Reed, and Andrew Reed. Honorary bearers were Kelly Linville, Harold Carmickle, Ronnie Rose, James Bates, John Westfall, and Brent Miller.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Wade
Elizabeth “Libby” H. Wade, 65, of Lexington, widow of Edward L. Wade, died Monday, April 9, 2007, at the home of her daughter.
A native of Bath County, she was the daughter of the late Ben H. Story and Dorothy M. Duncan. She was a former employee of Good Samaritan Hospital.
Survivors include seven children, James Lewis Spurlock, Lexington, Robert W. Spurlock, Nicholasville, William Spurlock, Winchester, Dorothy M. Spurlock, Lexington, Cecil R. Spurlock, Lexington, Anna M. Thompson, Versailles, and Tim Patterson, Ashland; a sister, Falla Glancey, Lexington; a brother, Ben K. Story, Florida; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. A grandson, David Allen Spurlock, is deceased.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, March 12, by the Rev. David Hansel. Burial will be in the Boonesboro Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her grandsons and nephews. The Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

Yates
Mary A. Yates, 73, of Lexington, wife of Harold V. Yates, died Wednesday, April 4, 2007, at the Hospice Care Center.
Born in Nonesuch, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Eliza H. Howard Moberly. She was a homemaker and attended Calvary Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include two daughters, Debra Fuson, Lexington, and Joan Lucas, Flatwoods; a granddaughter, Bethany Lucas, M.D., Edgewood; a grandson, Raymond V. Fuson, Lexington; a sister, Elizabeth Louise Woods, Harrodsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
No service or visitation is planned. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.



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