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Versailles, Ky.


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August 17, 2006



Ruby Boyd, 65, wife of Frank Boyd, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006.

Born in Pike County, she was the daughter of the late L.T. and Minnie Thompson Williams.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Beverly Perkins, Versailles; a son, Mike Boyd, Versailles; a grandson, Joshua Perkins. Versailles; three sisters, Letha Reid and Helen Neal, both of Versailles, and Jean Lequire, Stone, Ky.; two brothers, L.T. Williams and Richard Williams, both of Versailles; and a special nephew, Shane Neal, Versailles. Two brothers, Clarence and Bill Williams, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Aug. 7, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Ann Gunther. Interment followed in Rose Crest Cemetery.

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Ellen Ann Crockett, 84, of Williamstown, formerly of Versailles, widow of Harold Crockett, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, at the St. Luke East Hospice Unit.

She was formerly the owner and operator of I-75 Campers Village in Dry Ridge, formerly the owner and operator of Golden Tans in Williamstown, and was a homemaker. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, West Newbury, Mass., a member of the VFW ladies’ auxiliary, Williamstown, and was a past president of Welcome Wagon in Versailles.

Survivors include two sons, Harold "Babe" Crockett, Jekyll Island, Ga., and Tim Crockett, Frankfort; three daughters, Lois Ann Blades, Deborah Jean Lower, and Ellen Marie Crockett, all of Williamstown; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. A son, David Crockett, is deceased.

Services were conducted Sunday, Aug. 13, at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home, Dry Ridge. Burial was in Broadridge Cemetery, Dry Ridge.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria Pike, Ft. Thomas, KY 41075.



Gano Littrell, 78, of Midway, widower of Sue Clark Littrell, died Monday Aug. 14, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Feb. 24, 1928, he was the son of the late John and Lena Lynn Littrell. He was a retired construction worker, having worked many years for the Hargett and White & Congelton construction companies. He was a member of the Midway Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Brent Littrell, Midway; a brother, James Littrell, Versailles; two granddaughters, Hallie Littrell Smith and Casey Littrell; three grandsons, Lynn Clark Littrell, Keller Littrell, and Aaron Littrell; and a great-granddaughter, Mikaia Ryan Smith. A son, Lynn Clark Littrell, is deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Midway Cemetery by Dr. Robert Baker. Casket bearers were Buddy Johnson, Charles Logan, Wendy Sharron, Dorsey Clark, Brent Littrell, and Lynn Clark Littrell. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Midway Baptist Church or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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Teresa Susan Rains, 42, of Frankfort, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born May 23, 1964, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Crutcher and Betty Bingham Tucker. She had been a self-employed caregiver and was a member of the Lawrenceburg Community Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty Rains, Lawrenceburg; a son, David Rains, Lawrenceburg; four sisters, Nellie Mae Woodrum and Doris Kelly both of Lexington, Readie Redman, Lawrenceburg, and Mary Rains, Williamsburg; three brothers, Crutcher Tucker Jr., Lawrenceburg, Bobby Tucker, Lexington, and Ben Tucker, Winchester. A sister, Ann Fox, is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Steve Broughton. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Lee Fox, David Rains, Charles Redman Jr., Sam Fox, Crutcher Fox, and Jonathan Tucker.

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Elva McCall Farr Sinkhorn, 88 of Frankfort, formerly of Scott County, widow of James Sinkhorn, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at her residence.

Born Aug. 23, 1917, in Powell County, she was the daughter of the late Pete and Gladys McCall.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Toles, Frankfort; a son, Franklin Farr Jr., Stamping Ground; a sister, Gertrude Harmon, Versailles; a brother, Ernest McCall, Versailles; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Four sisters and five brothers are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Don Karsner.. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be noon today until time of service. Casket bearers will be Terry Kensley, Mike Wingate, Tim Wiard, Earl Willoughby, B.J. Willoughby, and Richard Toles. Honorary bearers will be Pete and Robert McCall.

Memorials are suggested to Franklin County Senior Citizens and Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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