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April 21, 2005

 

  Bloss

  Frank Morris Bloss, 73, of Louisville, husband of Margaret Russell Bloss, died Sunday, April 17, 2005.

He retired having spent 33 years in public education in Paris, Lexington and Louisville. He was a graduate of Morehead State University and Eastern Kentucky University, was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Civitan Club, MSU Alumni Association, a church deacon, elder and a Shriner.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Lee Ann Christensen, Versailles, and Elizabeth C. Bloss, Louisville; six grandchildren; three brothers; and two sisters.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 20, at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Burial was in Bellvue Cemetery in Danville. Pearson-Ratterman Bros. Funeral Home, Middletown, was in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Trinity Presbyterian Church or Morehead State University Foundation at the Palmer Development House in Morehead, KY 40351.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Calvert

  Mary Calvert, 83, of Frankfort, widow of A.E. Calvert and Wallis Bruce Smith, died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Bradford Square.

A Franklin County native, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Paulina Perkins Metts. She was retired from the Office of the Inspector General following 23 years of service. She was a charter member of the North Frankfort Baptist Church and a member of the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, the Senior Friends, the Franklin County Senior Citizens, and the DAV.

Survivors include three daughters, Kaye McDonald, Midway, Nola Southworth and Sue Willis, both of Frankfort; a son, Ernest Bruce Smith, Lawrenceburg; three stepchildren; nine grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; 16 step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, April 18, at Rogers Funeral Home by the Rev. Todd Lester and Billy Perkins. Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers were Parrish Roush, Greg Roush, Garrett Metts Jr., Brad Southworth, Kenny McDonald, David Borgel, Brooke Christopher, Michael Baker, and Johnson Willis. Honorary bearers were Billy Perkins, Frank Wagoner, George Southworth, Berry McDonald, and Bill Willis.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, Frankfort Chapter, or the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church.

 

Clark

  Elizabeth Harp Clark, 91, of Frankfort, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at her residence following a long illness.

A native of Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late James Samuel and Mary Rose McAnally Harp. She was a member of Dorcas Sunday school class, and a charter member of Rebecca Lodge. She also was a member of Buck Run Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Darrell Clark and David Clark, both of Lawrenceburg; five daughters, Peggy Adams, Gardenia Pulliam, and Shirley Tyre, all of Frankfort, Mary Ruth Cinnamon, Lawrenceburg; and Dottie Stone, Georgetown; two brothers, Kenneth Harp and Raymond Harp, both of Frankfort; a sister, Dorothy Gordon, Streamwood, Ill.; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild.

Services were conducted Saturday, April 16, at Buck Run Baptist Church by the Rev. Todd Lester Ellery Milburn. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Bill Adams, Jeff Adams, Steve Adams, Greg Cinnamon, Tim Clark, Richie Tyre, Clark Stone, Richard Clark and Chad Clark. Honorary bearers were Kim Hall, Julie Milburn, Connie Boleyn, Libby Clayton, Karen Mann, Kristie Washington, and Katie Hamilton.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass or Buck Run Baptist Church’s “Embracing His Move Fund.”

 

Coleman

  Alice Ireland Howard Coleman, 91, of Louisville, formerly of Versailles, widow of Albert W. Howard and Herbert (Sugar Daddy) Coleman, died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange.

Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late George and Lottie Decker Ireland. A former Texas Instruments employee, she was a past member and Sunday school teacher at Glen’s Creek Baptist and Versailles Baptist Church. At her death, she was a member of the Heart of Fire City Church in Louisville.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Howard Reynolds, Louisville; three grandsons, Mark Howard Reynolds, Graham Chenault Reynolds, and Albert “Trey” Howard III; and four great-grandchildren, Kory Crockett Reynolds, Hope England Reynolds, Sadie Lynn Reynolds, and Abigail Faith Reynolds.

Services were conducted Monday, April 18, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Lynn Gant and the Rev. Danny Johnson. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Orah Franklin Howard, Thomas Graddy Howard, David Allen Howard, Albert W. “Trey” Howard III, Kory Crockett Reynolds, and Gary Michael. Honorary bearers were Jim Ireland, Steve Ireland, Mark Howard Reynolds, Graham Chenault Reynolds, David Lloyd, Larry Howard, Rick Howard, Dr. Ben F. Roach, Howard Montague, Hope England Reynolds, Sadie Lynn Reynolds, and Abigail Faith Reynolds.

Memorials are suggested to the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 3703 Taylorsville Road, Suite 102, Louisville, KY 40220.

 

Craig

  Marjorie Craig, 83, of Lexington, died Monday, April 18, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Oct. 16, 1921, in Midway, she was the daughter of the late Macey and Elizabeth Breedon Craig. She was a lifelong member of the Old Union Christian Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Mary Craig, Shirley Craig, and Ruth Strickland, Versailles; two brothers, Albert Craig and Joseph Craig, Lexington; and several nieces and nephews. A sister, Mildred Craig Webb, and a brother, Russell Craig, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 21, at the Old Union Christian Church by the Rev. Scott Winkler and the Rev. Susan Winkler. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Casket bearers will be Jack Carr, Allen Carr, Gayle Tipton, Dee Wilson, Jim Rankin, and Ed Caswell. Honorary bearers will be the deacons and elders of the Old Union Christian Church.

 

Gatewood

  Gerald Wayne Gatewood, 61, of Frankfort, husband of Diane Camuel Gatewood, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at his residence following a long illness.

A native of Franklin County, he was the son of Opal Wood Gatewood, Frankfort, and the late Edgar Gatewood. He was a retired employee with the Department of Surface Mining for state government. He also was retired from the Kentucky National Guard. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the V.F.W. Post #4075, the Frankfort Boat Club, and a member of Bellepoint Community Church.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Jeff “Gator” Gatewood, Frankfort; a daughter, Angie Savage, Clarksville, Tenn.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Friday, April 15, at Harrod Brothers Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Ted Wigglesworth. Burial was in Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers were members of the Kentucky National Guard. Honorary bearers were his grandchildren, Emily Gatewood, Matthew Gatewood, and Gage Savage, and his great-grandchildren, Austin Gatewood and Kaeli Harris. Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Goins

  Edward “Ed” Goins, 72, of Versailles, widower of Pat Eaves Goins, died Monday, April 18, 2005, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born Oct. 29, 1932, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Tom and Edna Goins. He was an employee of General Cable and a member of the Clear Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Theresa Nave; two sons, Raymond E. Goins Sr. and Timothy D. Goins, both of Versailles; two sisters, Nellie Donnell and Virgie Shuck, both of Versailles; two brothers, Charlie Goins, Versailles, and T.J. Goins, Nicholasville; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great granddaughter. A daughter, Vicki Goins Hartley, is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 20, at the Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Tom Hinkle and the Rev. Lewis Seward. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Josh Potts, Raymond Goins II, Jason Courtney, Jordon Goins, Tommy Hartley and Kenny Jones.

Memorials are suggested to Bluegrass Community Hospital, 360 Amsden Avenue, Versailles, KY 40383

 

Hall

  Jerry Hall, 66, of Paris, husband of Thelma Chambers Hall, died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at his residence after a short illness.

Born in Midway, he was the son of the late Neville and Pearl Thompson Hall. He was a retired mechanic of 20 years for Quantrell Cadillac, a U.S. Army veteran, and a lead guitarist playing in several clubs in the Lexington area. He was a member of the American Legion Post #341, Robert M. Sirkle Lodge #954 and Oleika Shrine Temple.

A graveside memorial service was conducted Tuesday, April 19, at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery by Bro. Byron Jessup. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Middleton

  James Michael Middleton, 57, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Brenda Hyatt Middleton, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, after an illness.

A native of Madisonville, he was the son of Gladys Fowler Middleton, Lawrenceburg, and the late Jefferson Chandler “Jack” Middleton. He was retired from the Kentucky Department of Transportation, where he served as director of fleet management. He was a member of the Cadiz Christian Church, the American Motorcyclist Association, the American Historic Racing Motorcyclist Association, and a former member of the American Street Rod Association. He served in the Army National Guard.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter, Amy Downing, Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Rosemary Dennis, Versailles, and Janice Willard, Lawrenceburg; and two grandchildren.

Services were conducted Friday, April 15, at the Gash Memorial Chapel by Mark Logsdon and Paul Barrick. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ronnie Penn, Bill Catlett, Gerald Luttrel, Dole Manley, Jackie Major, Ricky Robinson, Danny Long, and Gerry Hyatt. Honorary bearers were Allen Carr, Randy Dunn, Tim Cable, Tony Schiller, Bob Bowling, Larry Qualls, Jimmy Qualls, Terry Wayne Utley, and Buddy Bennett.

 

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