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April 13, 2000 issue

Maxine M. Calvert

Maxine McBrayer Calvert, 97, of Lawrenceburg, widow of Ollie C. Calvert, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, at Ephraim McDowell Hospital, Danville.

She was born June 27, 1902, in Anderson County, the daughter of the late Harvey Stewart and Mattie Wash McBrayer. She was a 1920 graduate of Kavanaugh High School and a former homemaker. She was a lifetime member of the Lawrenceburg First Presbyterian Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Circle.

She is survived by a son, Stewart McBrayer Calvert, Lawrenceburg, formerly of Versailles; four grandchildren, Stewart McBrayer "Mack" Calvert Jr., Versailles; Thomas A. "Tony" Calvert and Jeffrey T. Calvert, both of Lexington, and Jennifer Calvert Smith, Burlington, and 10 great-grandchildren. Five brothers, H. Dewey, Maxwell, Lucien, Davis, and Lynn Willis McBrayer, and four sisters, Marsh Parker, Cora Mattingly, Hazel Bush McBrayer, and Carey W. McBrayer, are deceased.

Services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, by the Rev. Stephen E. Aschmann. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Casket bearers were Mack Calvert, Tony Calvert, Jeff Calvert, Eddie Smith, Wayne Gerber, and Lewis Stratton. Honorary bearers were Harvey McBrayer, Maxwell W. McBrayer, Katherine Hammon, and members of the Heritage Hall Care Center Staff. Contributions are suggested to the Lawrenceburg First Presbyterian Church, c/o Herk Caruthers, 440 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg 40342.

 

Anna R. Fox

Anna Rose Ockerman Fox, 76, of Elm Street, Versailles, widow of Delbert Fox, died Friday, April 7, 2000, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.

She was a native of Anderson County, the daughter of the late Frank and Lula Colvin Ockerman Sr., and was a member of the Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Thelma Cornett, Georgetown, and Linda Parker, Versailles; a son, Gary Fox, Frankfort; two sisters, Frances Silvestri, Lexington, and Thelma Whitaker, Florida; three brothers, Joe Ockerman and James Ockerman, both of Florida, and Frank Ockerman, Alabama; four grandchildren, Alicia Parker, Roy Miller Cornett Jr., Sean Parker, and Beth Ann Cornett, and three great-grandchildren, Stephen Matthew Hawkins, Nicole Marie Land, and Riley Pcohodzay.

Graveside services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Woodford County. The Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home, Georgetown, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Eleanor Goebel

Eleanor Pierce Goebel, 84, of Frankfort, widow of Leo Goebel, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

A native of Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Newell and Anna Crutcher Pierce. She was a former homemaker and a member of the Choateville Christian Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Ann Sharon Downey, Frankfort; three sons, Bobby Goebel, Midway; Joe Goebel, Hazard, and Danny Goebel, Frankfort; a brother, Orville Pierce, Frankfort; three granddaughters; a step-granddaughter, and five great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home, Frankfort, by the Rev. Truman McClain. Casket bearers were Carroll Cardwell, Sunny Cardwell, Jeff Gladney, Jimmy Long, Warren Tracey, and Tim Frazier.

 

Maurice D. King Sr.

Maurice D. King Sr., 73, of Lexington, husband of Bettie Lee King, died Monday, April 10, 2000, at Pine Meadows Nursing Home.

A native of Lexington, he was a son of the late Benjamin H. King Sr. and Bessie Curtis King. He was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, was a retired truck driver and school bus driver for the Lexington Fayette School System, and a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Pat Swope, Lexington, and Tammy L. Dean, Versailles; four sons, Maurice D. King Jr. and Jim Withers, both of Lexington; Jerry L. Walling Jr., Nashville, Tenn., and Bill Withers, Richmond; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild, and a brother, Ben H. King, Lexington. Two sisters are deceased.

Services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, by the Rev. Dwayne Walker. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County. Casket bearers were Charles F. Dean, Carl Hall, Jerry L. Walling Jr., Jim Withers, Steve Kelley Jr., and Scott Clem.

 

Alecia D. Lingenfelter

Alecia Dozier Lingenfelter, 41, of Beavercreek, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 6, 2000, at her residence.

She was a member of the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, was a past board member of the Eager Beaver Football Club and team mom for both football and cheerleading. She was employed by Quest Communications for five years.

She is survived by her husband of 14 years, David Lingenfelter; a son, Bowen Lingenfelter, one daughter, Summer Lingenfelter, two stepsons, Mike and Cole Lingenfelter; her parents, father Sam and Janie Dozier, Versailles, and mother Sandy Smith-Ellsworth and husband Jerry, Winchester; a sister, Kim Newell, Wayne, Neb.; a stepsister, Lisa Savage, Midway; a half-brother, Sammy Dozier, Versailles, two stepbrothers, Matt Ellsworth, Reno, Nev., and Damon Moberly, Baltimore, Md., two nieces, an aunt and an uncle.

Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the Tobias Funeral Home Beavercreek Chapel, Beavercreek, by the Rev. Tom Bernlohr. Interment was in the Mt. Zion Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Eager Beaver Football Club, P. 0. Box 340084, Beavercreek, Ohio 45434-0084.

 

Jack Middleton

Jack Middleton, 82, of Lawrenceburg, Husband of Gladys Fowler Middleton, died Saturday, April 1, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

A native of Graham, he was the son of the late Jefferson and Sallie Downey Middleton. He was a former director of equipment for the state Transportation Department, a former car dealer in Cadiz, a World War II Navy veteran, and a member of the Anderson Christian Church, Lawrenceburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Janice Willard, Lawrenceburg, and Rosemary Dennis, Versailles; a son, Mike Middleton, Lawrenceburg; a sister, Gladys Webb, Canton, Ohio; five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. A son, John Middleton, is deceased.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 3, at the Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, by the Rev. Vernon Huber. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the Anderson Christian Church, 1631 U.S. 127 Bypass South, Lawrenceburg 40342.

 

Myrtle L. Mulder

Myrtle Louise Mulder, 40, of 210 Curry Court, Versailles, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000.

She was the daughter of Georgia Bell Howard, stepdaughter of Leroy Howard, and daughter of the late John William Mulder. She was a member of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Also surviving are three brothers, William Mulder, Maurice Mulder, and James Mulder; three sisters, Mae Mulder, Patricia Howard, and Sissy Fisher, all of Versailles; and a number of nieces and nephews. A brother, Robert Mulder, is deceased.

Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Steele Cemetery, Versailles. Smith & Smith Funeral Home, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Edgar C. Neal

Edgar Clay "Ed" Neal Sr., 84, of Versailles, husband of Florence Abbott Neal, died Friday, April 7, 2000, at his residence.

Born in Estill County on Feb. 2, 1916, he was the son of the late Clarence and Ester Reed Neal.

Mr. Neal was a retired builder and farmer and was transportation supervisor for Woodford County Schools for 17 years.

In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by two sons, Edgar Clay Neal Jr. and Donald Ray Neal, both of Versailles; two sisters, Ocie Aldridge and Gladdis Dunn, both of Versailles; two brothers, Cain Neal and Leonard Neal, both of Versailles; a granddaughter, Jennifer Diane Neal, Versailles; a grandson, Edgar Clay Neal III; and a great-grandson, Joshua Neal, both of Phoenix, Ariz. A sister, Ila Neal, is deceased.

Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, by the Rev. John Brandon. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Elmer Reed, Matt Reed, Bob Wilson, Gene Hatton, Earl Willoughby, and Ken Brothers.

 

Dr. Rachel A. Pemstein

Dr. Rachel A. Pemstein, 46, a veterinarian and owner of Equinox Farm, Midway, died Thursday, April 6, 2000.

Born November 16, 1953, in Worcester, Mass., she was the daughter of Bernard and Zelda Pemstein, Key Biscayne, Fla.

She graduated from the University of Massachusetts with honors and from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She was active with the Association of American Equine Practitioners, the Woodford County Hunt Club, and the Thoroughbred Club of America; was a consultant with the U.S. Pony Club and veterinarian to the Federation Equestrian International and Rolex International Three Day Event, and was a member of the Huff and Puff Ice Hockey League.

Dr. Pemstein began her distinguished career at Hagyard-Davidson-McGee and went on to establish a private equine practice.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Alan Pemstein, Worcester, Mass.; a sister, Debra Pemstein Vallas, Rhinebeck, N.Y.; and five nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Temple Adath Israel, Lexington, by Rabbi Jon Adland. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. The W. R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements. Contributions may be made to Scleroderma Foundation, 89 Newbury St.; Danvers, Mass. 01923 or Central Kentucky Riding for the Handicapped, 4089 Ironworks Parkway, Lexington 40505.

 

Marlin D. Raymond Sr.

Marlin D. Raymond, Sr., 73, of Muskegon, Mich., died Thursday morning, March 23, 2000, at Select Specialty Hospital. He was the husband of Lillie Matthews Raymond, formerly of Versailles.

Mr. Raymond was born on Nov. 18, 1926, in Muskegon, a son of the late Dean and Erma Raymond.

He retired from CWC Textron as a supervisor after 30 years of service. He was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and the National Management Club of CWC. He served in the Army as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, and fishing.

In addition to his wife of 32 years, Mr. Raymond is survived by seven children, Gail Poniatowski, Muskegon; Diane Lieb, Tolono, Ill.; Laura Tinsman, Urbana, Ill.; Marlin D. Raymond Jr., Buckley, Mich.; Fred Britton, New Era, Mich.; Edward Britton, Ludington, Mich.; Carla Baker, Honor, Mich.; 25 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a brother, Randall Raymond, Ventura, Calif.; a sister, Patricia Estlund, Whitehall, Mich., and several nieces and nephews. Three sisters, Iva Chall, Judy Schimke, and Linda Robertson; a brother, George Raymond, and two grandchildren are deceased.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Muskegon, by the Rev. Phil Witkowski. Interment was in St. Mary's Cemetery. The Ever Rest Funeral Home & Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas Catholic Church, Muskegon.

 

Maye B. Rippetoe

Maye Bertram Rippetoe, 87, of Lexington, widow of Frank H. Rippetoe, died Friday, April 7, 2000.

Mrs. Rippetoe was the daughter of the late Ophelia Jane Bertram of Harrodsburg and graduated from Harrodsburg High School. A longtime member and Sunday school teacher for several years at Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church, she resided for many years at Christ Church Apartments, Lexington, before entering the nursing home in 1997. She was a retired realtor who worked for many years with Sydney Combs and was a former manager of several apartment complexes in Lexington, including Merrick Place and Rolling Ridge.

She is survived by two sons, Frank B. Rippetoe, Versailles, and Henry V. Rippetoe, Lexington; a granddaughter, Lisa Rippetoe, Boulder, Colo.; a grandson, David Rippetoe, Versailles; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob Rippetoe and Lauren Rippetoe, both of Versailles.

Services were conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, by the Rev. Douglas Gerdts. Burial was in the Paris Cemetery.

 

Nellie W. Sanderson

Nellie Wash Sanderson, 78, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., died Thursday, April 6, 2000, at her home. She was the wife of Dr. Raymond I. Sanderson, a former pastor of the Clear Creek Baptist Church, Versailles.

She was a native of Woodford County, daughter of Arlene Wash, now 100 years old and a resident of Lawrenceburg, and the late Vernon H. Wash. She was a member of the South Clinton Baptist Church, Clinton, Tenn., where Dr. Sanderson is interim pastor.

In addition to her husband of 63 years and her mother, she is survived by four sons, the Rev. Walt Sanderson, Lexington; the Rev. Bill Sanderson, Wendell, N. C.; J. Paul Sanderson, Claxton, Tenn., and Jim Sanderson, Clinton, Tenn.; three sisters, Dorothy Mitchell, Stamping Ground; Earlene Stone, Frankfort, and Myra Neeley, Berea; 13 grandchildren, Michel and Michele Sanderson, Heather Oliver, Stuart, Steven, and Spencer Sanderson, Beth Ann Conner, Angie Burress, Amy Koerner, Allison Helms, Abbe Evans, and Shirlann and Jon Sanderson; 16 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A sister, Teresa Downing, and a brother, J. B. Wash, are deceased.

Services were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the South Clinton Baptist Church by the Rev. Bill Sanderson and the Rev. Walt Sanderson. Interment was at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 9, in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton, was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to South Clinton Baptist Church, 1000 Clinch Avenue, Clinton, Tenn. 37716.

 

Carlos W. Southworth

Carlos W. Southworth, 76, of Versailles, formerly of Midway, widower of Anna Baldwin Southworth, died Sunday, April 9, 2000, at the VA Medical Center, Leestown Pike, Lexington.

Born in Scott County on Feb. 26, 1924, he was the son of the late Burdon & Lillian Southworth. Mr. Southworth was a retired 35-year employee of Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Co. in Lexington, was a member of the Long Lick Baptist Church In Scott County and was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by a daughter, Betsy Cole, Versailles; a son, Bobby Southworth, Midway; three sisters, Jewell Moody, Georgetown, and Wanda Offutt and Mary Baldwin, both of Scott County; a brother, Joe Southworth, Lexington; 12 grandchildren, Cindy Centers, Kevin Way, Annette Boston, Lori Anglin, and Sonya Miller, all of Versailles; Wayne Mitchell, Lexington; Bryan Adams, Nashville, Tenn.; Josh Southworth, Midway; Amy and Lynn Southworth, Georgetown, and McKaela and Aidan Southworth, Lexington; 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives. A daughter, Connie Adams; a son, Dean Southworth; and four brothers, James, Buddy, J. B., and Charles Southworth, are deceased.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, by the Rev. Glen Redman and the Rev. James Allen. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Bobby Southworth, Joe Southworth, Dale Cole, Wayne Mitchell, Bryan Adams, and Curtis Adams. Honorary bearers were Josh Southworth, Wayne Thomas, Billy Hayes, Joe Moore, Dr. William Childers, Barry Rice, Doug Estep, and Albert Woodrum. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

George Washington III

George Washington III, 42, of Lexington, formerly of Midway, drowned Saturday, April 1, 2000, in a boating accident on the Kentucky River near Lock 6 in Woodford County. He was the husband of Marilyn H. Washington.

A native of Woodford County, he was the son of Lessie M . Washington and the late George Washington Jr. He was a graduate of Henry Clay High School, a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church, Midway, and attended Grace Fellowship Church, Lexington.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter, Erin Washington; two grandsons, Marquis Washington and Leon Taylor, Lexington; a stepson, Brian Hamilton, and two stepgrandsons, all of Campbell County; three brothers, Jeffery, Timothy and Perry Washington, Lexington; a sister, Della F. Washington, Lexington; two nieces; two uncles, and several cousins.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, April 6, at the Pilgrim Baptist Church, Midway, by the Rev. Mikel Robinson. Burial will be in the Midway Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. today at the church. The O. L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary, Lexington, is in charge of arrangements.

 

May E. Winkfield

May Eunice Winkfield, of 137 Bell Ave., Versailles, widow of Warren Winkfield, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

She was a native of Woodford County, a daughter of the late Walter Prentice and Eva Twyman. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Versailles.

Survivors include a daughter, Ella Laney, Spring Dale, Md.; six -grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two nephews and four nieces.

Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the First Baptist Church, Versailles, by the Rev. Floyd Greene. Interment was in the Steele Cemetery, Versailles. The Morgan Funeral Home, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.