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August 16, 2007



Foley C. "Toby" Bustle Jr., 61, of Shelbyville, formerly of Versailles, husband of Janice Sue Best Bustle, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at his residence.

Born in Shelbyville, he was the son of the late Foley C. Bustle Sr. and Lillie Bell Poole Bustle. He was a staff sergeant in the Kentucky Army National Guard, where he was assigned to the Combined Support Maintenance Service for 22 years. He served in the U.S. Army in the military police, stationed in Korea. He was a member of the Shelby Christian Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Amy Bustle Gilpin and Aleah Bustle Gash, both of Shelbyville; three sisters, Peggy Ruth Harrington, Enon, Ohio, Bonnie McGee, Middletown, and Freda Stivers, Shelbyville; five grandchildren, Alex Gilpin, Jordan Gilpin, Brayden Gash, Toby Gilpin, and Haylee Gash; and numerous nieces and nephews. A brother, Franklin Bustle; and two sisters, Laura Mae Bustle and Billie Sue Bayman, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Aug. 13, at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home, Shelbyville, by Bro. Dave Hamlin, Bro. Claude Waldridge, and Bro. Roy Temple Jr. Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the building fund of the Shelby Christian Church.



Donal Murray Dunstall, 83, of Naples, Fla., and Lexington, formerly of Woodford County, husband of Nancy OíRear Dunstall, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, in Naples.

Born in Jackson, he was the son of the late Donal Dunstall and Evelyn Murray Hudson. He was the retired founder of American Engineering Company, now EnTran, in Lexington. He served as a pilot and captain in the Army Air Force in World War II and was a member of Trinity by the Cove Episcopal Church, Naples, Fla.

In addition to his wife of 61 years, he is survived by four daughters, Nancy Dunstall, Bonita Springs, Fla., Lizbeth Logan, Roswell, Ga., Marguerite Mahan, Wilmington, N.C., and Kathrine McChesney, Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Dorothy Dunstall Lea, Frankfort; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A sister, Evelyn Dunstall Gilpin, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Church of the Ascension, Frankfort, by the Rev. Robert Bosworth. Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery. The W. R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, was in charge of arrangements.




William "Pappy" Kelly, 94, of Versailles, formerly of Lexington, widower of Mary Louise Jones Kelly, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007.

A native of Scott County, he was the son of the late Thomas Cleveland and Mary Jane Robey Kelly. He was a retired Standard Products employee and a member of the South Elkhorn Baptist Church.

Survivors include three stepdaughters, Carolyn Hinton, Virginia Beach, Va., Patricia Lewis, Versailles, and Juanita Welch, Indian Harbor Beach, Fla.; a stepson, Jimmie Lee Sargent, Sadieville; a brother, Orville Kelly, Lexington; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, including his namesake, William Jackson Lewis; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 11, at Johnsonís Funeral Home, Georgetown, by the Rev. Jeff Stanley. Burial was in Crestlawn Cemetery. Casket bearers were Don C. Lewis III; Brian Keith Sargent, Chad and Stevie Coffman, and C. Paul Smith. Honorary bearers were his nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.



Celia C. Miracle, 49, wife of Luke A. Miracle, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Hugh J. and Anne Newton Cramer. She was a bookkeeper for the Woodford County Board of Education for the past 12 years and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Caitlin Miracle, Versailles; a son, J. Allan Miracle, Versailles; three sisters, Beth Cantor, Margaret Regenauer, and Melissa Jones, all of Charlotte, N.C.; and two brothers, William Cramer, Charlotte, N.C., and John Cramer, Lexington.

Services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 11, at St. Leo Catholic Church by Fr. Dan Noll. Interment was at Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Allan Miracle, John Cramer, William Cramer, Wes Jones, Daryl G. Regenauer, and Manny Cantor. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Lexington, KY 40503.
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Helen Williams Neal, 61, widow of Randy S. Neal, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007 at the Markey Cancer Center, Lexington.

Born at South Williamson in Pike County, she was the daughter of the late L. T. Sr. and Minnie Thompson Williams and was a member of the Pinckard Baptist Church. She became a barber in 1983 and owned and operated a barber shop in the Versailles Center called the Hair Connection, which was sold and renamed Sheer Design. She later became the hairdresser at Taylor Manor Nursing Home for several years.

Survivors include three children, Kandi Neal, Stephanie N. Wells, and R. Shane Neal, all of Versailles; two sisters, Letha Reid, Versailles, and Jean Lequire, Pike County; two brothers, L. T. "Pete" Williams and Richard Williams, both of Versailles; and a granddaughter, Caroline Wells. A sister, Ruby Boyd; and two brothers, Clarence and Bill Williams, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Joe Girdler and the Rev. Doug Simpson. Interment will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Geoff Reid, Bryan Hubbard, Ollie Smith, Jim Wells, Chad Wells, and John Coyle. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 16, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Markey Cancer Foundation, 800 Rose Street, Room #160, Lexington, KY 40536.

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Louise Prather, 81, of Cynthiana, widow of Charles W. Prather, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

Born in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late J.W. and Lula Preston. She was retired from Southland Manufacturing and a member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her children, Nita Welch, Cynthiana, Dwight Prather, Lexington, Beverly Prather, Bourbon County, and Donald Prather, Lexington; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. A son, Charles Woodrow "Sonny" Prather Jr., is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by the Rev. Tim Humphries. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.



Wilder Newton Spencer, 63, of Mt. Sterling, husband of Nancy A. Baker Spencer, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at his residence.

Born Nov. 28, 1943 in Harrison County, he was the son of James Newburn Spencer and Verna Lyons Spencer. He was a former truck driver for U.S.F. Holland and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Sharie Daugherty, Owingsville, and Vickie Spencer Harris and Missy Spencer, Versailles; four grandchildren; a brother, Carroll Wayne Spencer, Cynthiana; and a sister, Wilma Faye Spencer, Cynthiana.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Herald & Stewart Home For Funerals, Mt. Sterling, by the Rev. Lloyd Latimer. Burial was in the Machpelah Cemetery. Casket bearers were Wayne, Canderon, and Jonathan Spencer, Mike and Junior Tipton, John Daugherty, and David Walters.

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