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August 18, 2011

 

Brown

Thomas G. "Tee" Brown, 96, of Versailles, widower of Marie Tyler "Fluffie" Brown, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Barbara Busey Brown. He was a retired employee of the Woodford Veterinary Clinic, and was a longtime member of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Versailles. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include five nieces, Barbara Parker and Tommie Cole, Versailles, and Mary Toller, Myrtle (Harold Sr.) Granville, and Charlene (James) Henderson, all of Lexington; two nephews, Charles E. (Geraldine) Brown Jr., Versailles; Willey O. (Dorice) Brown, Nicholasville; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. A brother, Charles E. Brown Sr., and a sister, Myrtle Brown Crawford, are deceased.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Versailles. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at the church. Committal with military honors will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Crook

Lena Crook, 93, widow of Clyde Crook, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home.

Born in Porter, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Claire Ernest and Margaret Snyder Gray. A retired schoolteacher, she was a graduate of Muskingham College in Concord, Ohio, and member of the Hammondsville United Methodist Church, Hammondsville, Ohio. She had been a resident of Versailles for the past five years.

Survivors include a son, Tim Crook (Kathy), Versailles; two grandchildren, Stephen Crook and Elizabeth Crook Burch; three sisters, Erma Osborne and Naomi Brown, both of Florida, and Ruth Solon, Ohio; a brother, Clair Gray, Ohio; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Hammondsville United Methodist Church in Ohio by the Rev. Steve Sullivan. Burial was in the Hammondsville Cemetery. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Taylor Manor Nursing Home, Memorial Garden Fund, 300 Berry Avenue, Versailles, KY 40383.

Guestbook at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Honican

Judith Ann "Judy" Honican, 71, of Versailles, widow of Arthur Honican, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at her home.

Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Homer Ratliff and Georgia Walls Maybrier. She was a graduate of Lafayette High School and a retired OSRAM Sylvania employee, where she worked for 25 years. She had been active as a member of the Versailles United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Cindy (Rick) Reed and Susie Brothers, both of Versailles; a son, the Rev. Arthur David (Tina) Honican Jr., Florence; two granddaughters, Krystin LeAnn Brothers and Heather Michelle Shelton; and a great-grandson, Dillon Scott Roe. A son, Paul Scott Honican; two daughters, Melissa Ann Honican and Michelle L. Woods; and a grandson, Marshall Wayne Shelton, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Randy Coy and the Rev. Mike Lehman. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Lexington. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 18, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Lindenfelser

Laura Kay Webb Lindenfelser, 54, of Stamping Ground, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born in Chillicothe, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Joseph and Emma Rozelle Beck Webb. She had been employed as a medical transcriptionist.

Survivors include two daughters, Heather Lindenfelser, Versailles, and Stephanie Lindenfelser, San Antonio, Texas.

Following cremation, there are no services or visitation planned. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Guestbook at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Maxberry

Carolyn Jean Maxberry, 65, of Versailles, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at the home of her brother in Russelltown.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late William Robert and Latina Mae Hoskins Maxberry. She attended Woodford County High School and was a longtime member of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church, where she worked in the kitchen and was a member of the Missionary Circle.

Survivors include a sister, Judy Ann Sears, Versailles; five brothers, William "Bubby" Maxberry, Robert "Combs" Maxberry, and Felix Maxberry, all of Versailles, Russell Maxberry, Lexington, and John "Jackie" Maxberry, Lawrenceburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Friday, Aug. 19, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at St. Paul A.M.E. Church by the Rev. Fredrick Hale and the Rev. James E. Smith. Burial will follow in the Steele Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Dominique Johnson, Ryan Maxberry, Marcus Maxberry, Russell Maxberry Jr., Tae Mulder, Demetrick Samuels, Cameron Mattingly, and Anthony Brown. Honorary bearers will be Earl Brown, Herbert Bush, Tim Middleton, Garland Jackson, Oliver Jackson, William Maxberry Jr., and Nate Bean.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Robertson

Ira Thomas Robertson, 82, of Versailles, husband of Louise Bowman Robertson, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Frankfort, he was the son of the late Charles William and Mary Helen Gocke Robertson. He was a retired 38-year employee of Jim Beam Distillery and was U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Teresa Brown, Midway, and Darlene (Chris) Lee, Frankfort; a sister, Cleo Hamilton Robertson, Versailles; two brothers, Lloyd Robertson and Bill Robertson, both of Frankfort; and five grandchildren. A brother, Gene Robertson, is deceased.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 18, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today by the Rev. Kenny Robinson. Burial with military honors will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Sorrell

Anna Lois Wright Sorrell, 73, of Versailles, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011.

Born Jan. 2, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Emmie Riddle Wright.

She is survived by her brother, Donald Wright, of Georgetown.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, Versailles. Interment will follow in the Midway Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, until time of service.

 

True

Bryan "Keith" True, 44, of Versailles, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011.

A native of Woodford County, he was born Nov. 1, 1966, the son of Wanda Ockerman True and the late William True. He was a self-employed plumber.

A graveside service was conducted Saturday, Aug. 13, at Rose Crest Cemetery by the Rev. Tom Hinkle.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Turner

Donald J. Turner, 68, of Salvisa, husband of Sarah Turner, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011.

Born June 2, 1943, in Versailles, he was the son of the late Elmer J. and Margaret Ellen Turner. He was a printing press operator at Quebecor and worked at Rand McNally for 40 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Bryan D. Turner, Lawrenceburg, and Michael K. Turner and Jason T. Turner, both of Salvisa; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and two brothers, William R. Turner, Owenton, and Elmer W. Turner, Bardstown.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by Chaplain Gary Story. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were his three sons, Bryan S. Turner, Dakota Turner, and Zachary Turner. Honorary bearers were Audrey Boggess, H.T. Bowman, and Scott Turner.

Donations may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

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