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April 28, 2011



Tyler Steele Haddox, 25, of Versailles, died Monday, April 25, 2011.

Born Jan. 13, 1986, in Lexington, he was the son of Kathy Steele Haddox and the late Roger W. Haddox.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by an uncle, Rocky Steele, Jackson; and an aunt, Angela Haddox Carpenter, Lexington.

A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Clark Legacy Center in Brannon Crossing, Nicholasville, followed by a celebration of life reception from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodford Humane Society.

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Steven Hutchinson, 33, of Pleasureville, formerly of Versailles, husband of Mindy Allen Hutchinson, died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of Joyce Hutchinson of Versailles and the late Robert P. Hutchinson Sr. He was a nurseryman and former employee of Wilson Nurseries at their Shelby County farm. He was a 1997 graduate of Woodford County High School and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Bobby Hutchinson; four sisters, Jacquie (Dhuval) Shukla, Lexington, Beverly Terry, Lawrenceburg, Tina (Ronald) Sharp, Versailles, and Amy (Roy) Nicanor, Cerulean; a brother, Rob (Missy) Hutchinson, Bagdad; and numerous aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, April 28, at St. Leo Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to the Bobby Hutchinson Educational Fund, Commonwealth Credit Union, P. O. Box 978, Frankfort, KY 40602. (Memorial envelopes are available at the funeral home.)

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Edgar Kincaid, 83, a retired carpenter, died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg.

Born Oct. 2, 1927, he was the son of the late Cran and Zannie Means Kincaid. He enjoyed fishing with his son, Doug. He was a member of the Glenís Creek Baptist Church, where he had been baptized by the Rev. Sam Hatton.

Survivors include four children, Carolyn (Paul) Hatton, Sue (Stan) Marcum, Pam (John) Shouse, and Doug (Denise) Kincaid, all of Versailles; a stepdaughter, Joyce, Lawrenceburg, and her three children, Burton Gillispie, Heath Cummins, and Peggy Rose Cummins; four sisters, Debra Cummins, Lawrenceburg, Marie Brumback, Nancy Watkins, and Libby Clark, all of Versailles; five brothers, Herbert Kincaid, Lawrenceburg, Donnie and Venard Kincaid, Frankfort, and Phillip and Bradley Kincaid, Versailles; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. A son, Jimmy Kincaid, two sisters, Magdalene Bostic and Molly Cheatham, and two brothers, Walter and Floyd Kincaid, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, April 26, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Frankie Layne. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were his grandsons and sons-in-law.

Memorials are suggested to the Woodford Humane Society or the Anderson County Humane Society.

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Mary Katherine Phillips Simpson, 85, of Lexington, widow of Warren Simpson Jr., died Friday, April 22, 2011.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Albert Hollie and Josephine Phillips. Retired from the Foster Grandparents Program, she was a member of Main Street Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter Sheryl "Sheri" Jackson (Robert); a granddaughter, Maryssa L. Cummins; a sister, Armenta Chase; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, April 27, at Cove Haven Cemetery. Fender Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.



Dorothy Helen Mitchell Wallace, 90, of Georgetown, widow of Agee Wallace, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born Nov. 11, 1920, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin "Frank" and Mayme Lillian Ballard Mitchell. She was a member of Newtown Christian Church for 70 years, a 1939 graduate of Oxford High School, and drove a school bus for the Scott County School System for 13 years.

Survivors include two children, Durbin (Beverly) Wallace, Georgetown, and Kay (Loran) Wagoner, Cadiz; five grandchildren, Cindy (Scott) Crook, Lexington, Tim (Kelli) Wagoner, Cadiz, and Chad (Angie) Wallace, Mike (Jennifer) Wallace, and Chris (Jamie) Wallace, all of Georgetown; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, J.T. Mitchell III, Georgetown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Six brothers and sisters, Carl Mitchell, Frank Mitchell, Ethel Irvine, Lela Lynn, Katheleen Childs, and Fannie Margaret Johnston, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, April 23, at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert Franz. Burial was in the Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearers were her grandchildren and Scott Crook.

Memorials may be made to Newtown Christian Church Building Fund, 5514 Paris Pike, Georgetown, KY 40324.



Lauren June Watts, Oct. 15, 1985 Ė April 22, 2011, died Friday, April 22, in a car accident.

A 2004 graduate of Woodford County High School, Lauren attended Sullivan University and was close to finishing her paralegal degree. She had worked for a Lexington law firm and was employed by Cracker Barrel.

Lauren is survived by her parents, Jim and Rebecca Watts and Melissa and Charlie Kahn; brothers Drew (Michelle), Graham, and Tony Kahn; sister Lesley (Corey Stevenson); daughter Audrey; Audreyís father, Michael Bryan Glass; niece Alyssa Lyon; and grandmother, Eleanor Engel, along with many relatives and friends. We will remember and miss Laurenís caring generosity, humor, spontaneity, dedication to her family, creativity, lasting friendships, and love for Hello Kitty.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Audrey Kendall Glass Fund, Traditional Bank 3720 Palomar Centre Drive, Lexington, KY 40513.

A celebration of Laurenís life is scheduled later.

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Annabelle (Guyn) "Bee" Wilson, 95, of Smithfield, widow of Francis R. Wilson, died Saturday, April 23, 2011.

Born June 10, 1915, in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late James Harvey and Ermie (Nave) Guyn. She was a member of Eminence Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Jane Bell Knapp (Keith), LaGrange; a sister, Dorothy Nave Guyn, Versailles; three grandchildren, Kyle Knapp, Kathryn Broaddus (Scott), and Kerry Knapp; two nieces, Ann Willhite (Jim) and Sarah Morgan; and two nephews, Lucien Guyn and Robert Guyn (Tamie). A sister, Elizabeth Guyn Sutherland, and a brother, James L. Guyn, are deceased.

Memorial services will conducted at noon Saturday, April 30, at the Eminence Presbyterian Church with a fellowship meal to follow. There will be no visitation. Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Contributions may be made to Eminence Presbyterian Church.

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