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April 22, 2004



Robert Bolin, 60, of Versailles, died Friday, April 16, 2004, at Bronx-Calvery Hospital in New York, N.Y.

Born March 22, 1944, in Versailles, he was the son of the late Dan and Mabel Lynn Bolin. He had worked in the thoroughbred industry for most of his life.

Survivors include a son, Richard “Ricky” Allen Bolin, Georgetown; and a sister, Shirley Montgomery, Versailles.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at Sunset Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Randy Nation. Casket bearers were Benny Isaacs, Mike Montgomery, Danny Montgomery, Jack Montgomery, Tony Montgomery, and Wayne Lynn. Honorary bearers were Gary Montgomery and Terry Meeks.

Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.



George Edwin Clark, 68, of McCowans Ferry Road, Versailles, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004.

A native of Rome, N.Y., he was the son of the late George and Roberta Williams Clark. He was an employee of Hassloch Office Supply, and a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. He attended City College of Chicago, was retired from the U.S. Air Force, was a lifetime member of the VFW, and a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include a daughter, Kim Kensinger, New York; a son, Chris Clark, Illinois; two brothers, Lester Clark, Versailles, and Everson Clark, New York; a sister, Paula Lafave, New York; three grandchildren, Jeremy Clark, Christopher Clark, and Stormy Kensinger. A grandchild, Donna Clark, is deceased.

A memorial service will be conducted Monday May 3, 2004, at the Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in the Versailles Cemetery. Bearers will be members of the American Legion Post #67.

Memorials are suggested to Disabled American Veterans.

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Elizabeth Kahaleleponi LaRessurection Edwards, 75, of Lexington, wife of Orville Edwards, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at her home.

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, she was the daughter of the late Agnes Kenui and Joseph Caparita.

Survivors include six daughters, Agnes Kehaunani Chun, Louisiana, Georgenette Lynn Kam, Chrysanthemum Kuulei Griegg, Sharlin Kahaleleponi Soon, all of Hawaii, Darlin Bunton, Versailles, Terrilin Hokuolani Woolums, Lexington, and Junko Milialani Drake, Lexington; two sons, Jose R. Chun, Missouri, and Rodger Keone Cagle, Georgia; two sisters; two brothers; 25 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 21, 2004,, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Steve Clark, S.G.I. Cremation followed the services.

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Earl G. Moore Jr., 69, of Harrodsburg, husband of Christa Lois Johnson Moore, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

Born March 9, 1935, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Earl Griggs and Enola Foley Moore. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, a member of the Mercer County Farm Bureau, and a member and deacon of the Carpenter’s Christian Church of Harrodsburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Lori M. Mendoza, Lexington; Lisa Ellen Yeager, Salvisa, and Lucinda Travillian, Harrodsburg; a sister Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) Hays, Pearland, Texas; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Greg Warren and Don Hill. Burial was in the Springhill Cemetery. Casket bearers were William Earl Yeager, Jason and Jesse Logue, Walter Wayne, Bruce Noel, and Maurice Baker. Honorary bearers are Glen Devine, Hughes Jones, Marion Ray Inman, Larry Camic, Ed Moore, Ed Moore Jr., Russell Foley and The Spirit Lifters.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Carpenter’s Christian Church Building Fund.



Jeannette Brandenburg "Punky" Moore, 53, of Versailles, died Thursday, April 15, 2004.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Cord Brandenburg and Wilhelmina Razor. She was a registered nurse at Bluegrass Community Hospital (formerly Woodford Memorial Hospital) and a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

Survivors include her three children, Michelle Mattingly, Danville, Jennifer Smith, Lawrenceburg, and Stephen Moore, Versailles; two sisters, Jewell Brandenburg, Versailles, and Lisa Nichols, Versailles; a brother, William Brandenburg. Versailles; and four grandchildren, Zach Mattingly, Kennedy Smith, Bailey Smith, and Shelby Moore.

Services were conducted Monday, April 19, 2004, at the Versailles United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Brennen. Interment was at the Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were her nieces Courtney Brandenburg, Page Brandenburg, Daphne Bradley, Mary Beth Kratzer, and Teri Wells; her nephews, Miles Brandenburg, James Brandenburg, Joshua Nichols, Kelly Kratzer, and Nathan Wells; and her friend, Jeremy Edwards. Honorary bearers were members of her prayer group. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, or to St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

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Mary Christine Lyman Warfield Tate, 76, of Dade City, Fla., wife of David L. Tate, died Saturday, April 17, 2004, in Dade City.

Born Jan. 9, 1928, in Scott County, she was the daughter of George B. Lyman Jr. and Hoyt Brandenburg Lyman. She was a baker for the University of Kentucky and was a member of the Dade City VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #4283, and the Am Vet Ladies Auxiliary Post #4 in Tampa, Fla. She moved to Tampa in 1980 from Lexington, and then moved to Dade City in 1989.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, William L. Jr., Nicholasville; three daughters, Rebecca Ann Erickson, Tampa, Fla., Eva Barber, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Regina Cragg, Dallas, Texas; two stepsons, Willis O. Tate, Dade City, Fla., and Parrish M. Tate, Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Leona Brandenburg, Georgetown; a brother, Darrell Lyman, Georgetown; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and many extended family members.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at Hodges Family Funeral Home in Dade City by Bro. Randall Belcher and the VFW ladies Auxiliary. Interment was at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.


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