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Versailles, Ky.


 

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August 4, 2005

 

   

  Barkley

  Lottie Power Barkley, 89, of Frankfort, widow of Wallace Barkley, died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at the Taylor Manor Nursing Home, Versailles, after a long illness.

A native of Scott County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Bell Bailey Power. She retired from the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet after 32 years of service and was a member of the Crestwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Monday, Aug. 1, at Harrod Brothers Memorial Chapel. Burial was in the Georgetown Cemetery.

 

Bowman

  Claude “B.” Bowman, 64, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Mary Lou Cunningham Bowman, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

Born Jan. 31, 1941, in Woodford County, he was the son of Beulah Sword Dunn of Versailles and the late Woodrow Bowman. He was a retired 15-year deputy jailer for the Woodford County Detention Center. In 1993, he was elected as a constable in Anderson County and served as president of the Central District Constables Association. He had served as a police officer in Shelbyville and Nicholasville, and attended Hebron Baptist Church in Mercer County.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by three daughters, Kathy Sharp, Frankfort, Beverly Sharp, Texas, and Dea Payton, Frankfort; three sons, Ronald C. Long, Lexington, David Kieborz, Texas, and Robert Bowman, Lawrenceburg; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, including a special great-granddaughter, Olissa Quire, Frankfort; and three sisters, Patsy Johnson, Ohio, Maryann Slatten, Versailles, and Martha Berger, Versailles.

Services were conducted Monday, Aug. 1, at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home by Bro. George Dye and Hospice Chaplain Stacey Cruse. He was cremated following the service.

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

 

Childers

  Bill Thomas Childers, 68, of Frankfort, husband of Barbara Camden Childers, died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at his residence.

Born Sept. 26, 1936, in Fulton, he was the son of Nell Childers of Fulton and the late Richard Childers. He was an Air Force National Guard retiree. He was also a retired employee of the state government, Frankfort Regional Medical Center, and the Bluegrass Community Hospital. He was a member of Buck Run Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter, Deanna Childers Vickers, Frankfort; a son, Doug Childers, Frankfort; a brother, Jim Childers, Texas; and three grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, Aug. 1, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Ken Underwood and the Rev. Hershel York. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Wayne Camden, Jason Camden, Mark McKinney, Timothy Hamilton, Scott Camden, and Josh Camden.

Memorials are suggested to the Buck Run Baptist Church Building Fund.

Visit www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Conyers

  Georgia Hambrick Conyers, 75, of Scotts Ferry East, widow of William Conyers, died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at Samaritan Hospital.

Born in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Ollie and Lena Hambrick. She was a retired nurse's aide and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include six daughters, Michelle Hulett, Lexington, Ann Kelley, Frankfort, Bobbie Todd and Linda Conyers, both of Versailles, Deborah Conyers, Naples, Fla., and Tammy Phelps, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Jimmy Conyers, Winchester, and Michael Conyers, Lexington; 28 grandchildren; and 52 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Carrie Lee Conyers, and three sisters, Dorothy Edwards, Lottie Gilven, and Betty Hambrick, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Wesley Noss. Interment was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Anthony Hulett, Gary King Jr., Johnny Younger, Andy King, Ben Phelps, Butch Younger, Jimmy Conyers, and Nathan Kelley.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Curry

  Aileen Curry, 79, of Versailles, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at Samaritan Hospital.

Born Dec. 10, 1925, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Maggie Raisor Curry. She was a retired employee of the former Genesco Shoe Factory and was a member of Versailles Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Mae Curry, Versailles, Laura Duncan, Frankfort, and Mary Louise Sturgeon, Texas; two brothers, Robert Lee Curry, Versailles, and Isaac Curry, Frankfort; four nieces, Sandy Sturgeon, Karen Watts, Carol Bowen, and Darlene Curry; two nephews, Keith Curry and David Curry; and three great-nieces, Amy, Megan, and Sara. A brother, James Albert Curry, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Aug. 1, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Dr. Melissa Sevier. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Mike Hardin, Jonathan Hardin, David Lee Curry, Lynn Littrell, Darlene Curry and Karen Watts.

Contributions may be made to the Versailles Presbyterian Church.

Condolences may be made at: www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Duncan

  Robert Joseph Duncan, 54, of Versailles, died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

Born Oct. 19, 1951, in Woodford County, he was the son of William Duncan of Mt. Sterling and the late Daisy Mae Soard. He was a self-employed carpenter.

In addition to his father, he is survived by two sisters, Bambi Floyd and Patty Sue Craig, both of Lexington; two half-sisters, Sharon Duncan Ingram and Theresa Duncan; a brother, Charles Michael Parker, Versailles; and a half-brother, Allen Duncan.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Thursday Aug. 4, at Sunset Memorial Gardens by the Rev. John Brandon. Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Evans

  Calvin Franklin Evans, 80, of Liberty, widower of Margie Irene Sallee Evans, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

A native of Casey County, he was the son of the late Rowland Johnce Evans and Mallisa Jane Chanceler Evans. He was a farmer in Woodford County for several years.

Survivors include two sons, Franklin Evans, Versailles, and Rowland Evans, Lancaster; four daughters, Anita Jean Campbell, Lexington, Mallisa Ann Walker, Lawrenceburg, Brenda Campbell, Clay City, and Glenda Cox, Versailles; a sister, Clara Evans, Liberty; a brother, James Evans, Versailles; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Charlotte Hood, Versailles. A brother, Kenneth Evans; two sisters, Rene Richardson and Christine Shell; two sons, Cleveland Ray Evans and James Delbert Evans; and two daughters, Bessie Marie Evans and Regina Sue Evans, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, July 30, at the McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, Liberty. Burial was in the Green River Valley Cemetery, Casey County. Casket bearers were his grandsons, Adam Evans, Rowland Evans, Toby Johnson, Robert Campbell, Josh Evans, J.D. Campbell, and J.R. Campbell. Honorary bearers were his granddaughters, Kim McGuire, Susan Johnson, Barbara Campbell, Glenda Brookshire, Beth Manly, Marlena Richards, Amy Richards, Kayla Evans, Stephanie Evans, and Tessa Evans.

 

Hoffman

  Craig L. Hoffman, 53, of Versailles, husband of Cecelia Gass, died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Leslie Hoffman of Richmond and Irene R. Hoffman of Owenton. He was an electronics supervisor for the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter, Sarah Hoffman; a son, Benjamin Hoffman; and a brother, Ian Hoffman.

A graveside service was conducted Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Lexington Cemetery. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive., Lexington, KY 40504.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Mitchell

  Alma Long Mitchell, 95, of Versailles, widower of Floyd Mitchell, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at her residence.

Born June 10, 1910, in Owen County, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Jeanette Long. She was a homemaker and a member of Midway Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Myra Mitchell, Midway, and Nellie Jane Shipp, Versailles; two sons, Kenneth Mitchell, Midway, and William J. Mitchell, Versailles; a sister, Mary Kathryn Hockensmith, Switzer; seven grandchildren, Bill and David Mitchell, Virginia Field, and Steve McDaniel, all of Versailles, Donald Mitchell, Midway, Linda Hart, Lexington, and Brenda Seiferth, Cincinnati; nine step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six step-great grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; and two step-great-great grandchildren. Seven sisters and two brothers are deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Midway Cemetery by Dr. Robert G. Baker. Casket bearers were Steve McDaniel, Bill Mitchell, Donald Mitchell, Hardin Field V, Kris McDaniel, Adam Mitchell, Lucas Mitchell, and Hardin Field IV. Honorary bearers were David Mitchell, Denny Hart, Hershel Wiley, Graham Houck, Noel Houck, Tadd Houck, Kate Parker, Rebecca Field, Jeremy Seiferth, and Billy Seiferth. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Moore

  Elsie Bell Moore, 83, of Frankfort, wife of Kenneth Moore, died Friday, July 28, 2005, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home, Versailles.

A native of Shelby County, she was the daughter of the late William Harrison and Stella Geneva Whitehouse Sudduth. She was a cashier for Kroger and a member of the First Christian Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, William Moore, Versailles; two daughters, Brenda Shipp, Versailles, and Linda Dailey, Frankfort; two sisters, Louise Sudduth and Vivian Hulker, Frankfort; and five grandchildren. A brother, Hansel “Pete” Sudduth, and a sister, Ethel Sudduth, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Aug. 1, at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home. Burial was in the Bagdad Cemetery. Casket bearers were J.R. Sudduth, Kevin Shipp, Harold and Greg Moore, and Mark and Myron Moore. Honorary bearers were her grandchildren Ellen and Daniel Moore, Lauren and Kari Shipp, and Megan Dailey.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH

 

Moreland

  Juanita Mulberry Moreland, 96, of Midway, widow of Howard Moreland, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at the Bradford Square Nursing Home, Frankfort.

A native of Scott County, she was the daughter of the late William and Lena Covington Mulberry and was a long time member of the Providence Baptist Church, Franklin County.

Survivors include a niece, Thelma Fryrear, Louisville; three nephews, Wayne, Roy and Gary Mulberry, all of Lexington; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Johnson's Funeral Home, Georgetown, by Pastor David Rayborn. Burial was in the Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearers were the deacons of the Providence Baptist Church.

 

Smith

  Clyde Smith, 84, of Lexington, formerly of Berea, husband of Myrtle Goodwin Smith, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, Wilmore.

Born Oct. 1, 1920, in Clover Bottom, he was the son of the late Speed and Laura Gabbard Smith.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Donald E. Smith, Lexington; and two grandchildren, Angela Smith, Richmond, and Matthew T. Smith, Lexington.

A private burial was held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, 100 Veterans Drive, Wilmore, KY 40390.

 

 

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