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December 13, 2007

 

Aldridge

Mary Frances Hellard Aldridge, 92, of Lawrenceburg, widow of W. Cecil Aldridge, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, at her residence.

The daughter of the late George and Ann Pearl Aldridge Hellard, she was a member of Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church, and retired from Union Underwear in Frankfort.

Survivors include two daughters, Patty Hendricks, Lawrenceburg, and Barbara Stratton, Bradfordsville; three sons, George Aldridge, Carl Aldridge, and Johnny Aldridge, all of Lawrenceburg; two brothers, Leslie Hellard, and Carl Hellard, both of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Georgia Kincannon, Lawrenceburg, and Faye Curtsinger, Carlisle; 17 grandchildren, Gayle Montgomery, Versailles, Debbie Birdwhistell and Samantha Hendricks, both of Georgetown, Wayne Aldridge, Angela Robinson, Lee Aldridge, Anthony Aldridge, Tabitha Aldridge, Charlotte Lunsford, and Timothy Stratton, all of Lawrenceburg, William Hendricks and Monica Hendricks, both of Frankfort, Elisha Hendricks, Lexington, Robert Hendricks, Indiana, Keith Maddox and Karen Speers, both of Louisville, and Kenny Maddox, Cynthiana; 28 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren; and a cousin, Elizabeth Colston, Frankfort. Five children, Cecil "Junie" Jr., David, Michael, Jackie Aldridge, and Sarah Wiseman; 4 sisters, Lorraine Hutton, Sylvia Peach, Dorothy Hellard, and Ruth Hellard; and a brother, John Hellard, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Dec. 7, at Gash Memorial Chapel by Dr. Robert F. Ehr. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Casket bearers were Timothy Stratton, Lee Aldridge, Anthony Aldridge, Boomer Hendricks, Keith Maddox, and Wayne Aldridge.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Television Ministry, 111 N. Main Street, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

 

Buckler

John Ander Buckler, 64, of Woodford County, husband of Leslie Kaye Brown Buckler, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007.

Born Aug. 4, 1943 in Wilmore, he was the son of the late Hugh Thomas and Mary Rose Lyttle Buckler.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John Thomas Buckler, Berea; a sister, Charlotte Sinkhorn, Danville; two step-grandchildren, Ben and Brandon Pyles; and a step-great-grandchild, Indigo Pyles.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Betts & West Funeral Home by the Rev. Gilbert Sargent. Burial was in the Nonesuch Cemetery. Casket bearers were Kevin Wilson, David May, Steve Cox, Michael Richardson, Pat McIntyre, David Covington, and Ben Walling. Honorary bearers were Bill Sorrell and Leonard Fitch.

Contributions are suggested to the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.

Guest book at www.Bettsandwestfuneralhome.com.

 

Cline

James Newell Cline, 59, of Reading, Ohio, formerly of Woodford County, husband of Linda Duffey Cline, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, at the University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Born Nov. 25, 1948, in Germantown, he was the son of the late James Edward and Elizabeth Marie Chadwell Cline. He was a former moving and transportation employee.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John Cline, Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters, Sissy Neville and Bonnie Cline, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; and four brothers, David, Tommy, Bobby, and George Cline, all of Lexington.

Services were conducted Sunday, Dec. 9, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Cremation followed services.

 

Crigger

Mildred L. Crigger, 82, of Danville, widow of Orville G. Crigger, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007.

A native of Nicholasville, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary French Littral. She was a member of East Hickman Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Wheatley, Versailles, and Judy Griffith, Lexington; a sister, Dorothy Jones, Danville; four grandchildren, Danny and Jeremy Wheatley, Stephanie Calcaterra, and Kevin Griffith; and two great-grandchildren, Destanie Jones and Kaitlyn Wheatley.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 13, at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens Chapel by Pastor Curtis Allen with entombment to follow. W. R. Milward Mortuary, is Southland, in charge of arrangements.

 

Hatterick

Janet Ann Yocum Hatterick, 69, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Florida, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at her residence.

Born July 1, 1938, in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Earl Yocum and Dora Dean Stamper. She was a former hairdresser, bartender, and a former employee of Wild Turkey Distillery.

Survivors include five children, Steve Kincaid, Lawrenceburg, Sandra Hatterick, Lexington, Sharon Hatterick, Nicholasville, Ben Hatterick, Florida, and Lori Alsman, Bedford; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Clarice Thornberry, Lawrenceburg.

No services are scheduled. Ms. Hatterick will be cremated. The Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Leavell

Jo Cecil Leavell, of Lexington, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007.

A native of Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and the Rev. Joseph H. Burns. She became a member of Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in 1954, serving as pianist for the Sunday school department and the women’s chorus. She was a member of the St. Paul Missionary Circle, Parent Body Missionary Society, Forty-Year Christians Group, Hospitality Group, and Senior Choir. She was educated in Mason Elementary and High School, and attended one year at Knoxville College. She was a retired employee of Eastern State Hospital.

Survivors include a daughter, Gwendolyn Leavell Johnson, Versailles; two sons, Kenneth Leavell, Louisville, and Dwaine Leavell, Bloomington, Minn.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. A great-grandson, Jeron Johnson, is deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 8, at Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. T.H. Peoples Jr. Smith and Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Powell

Veda Joyce Sasser Powell, 86, of Lexington, widow of Albert "Jack" Powell, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007.

Born in Laurel County, she was the daughter of the late Marshal and Esther Lewis Sasser. She spent her early years in Liberty, attended Georgetown College, the University of Kentucky, and Centre College, where she trained as an elementary school teacher. She taught school in Casey County, Camp Dick Robinson in Boyle County, Bald Knob in Franklin County, and Mortonsville and Pisgah in Woodford County. She retired after teaching for more than 30 years.

Survivors include a brother, Dr. Gerald Sasser, Louisville; four sisters, Carole Sasser, Lexington, Janice Sasser Osborne, Lebanon, Ruby Riddle, Lexington, and Ruth Sasser Dillon, Montgomery, Ohio; her nieces and nephews, Jill Osborne Edwards, Laura Sasser Netherton, Teresa Sasser Wethington, Dr. Robert Sasser, Happy Osborne Jr., Mark Sasser, Jerry Sasser, John Osborne, and Dr. Douglas Dillon; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. Two brothers, Marshal Sasser Jr. and Harold Glenn Sasser, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 13, at W.R. Milward Mortuary, Southland. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

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

 

Johns

Willie Mae Johns, 86, of Wilmore, widow of Sanders Johns, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Grant and Myrtle Mae Patterson Wilson. She lived most of her life in Jessamine County. She was a member of the Wilmore Christian Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Mae Wells; a son, Bradley Sanders Johns; two brothers, Milton E. Wilson and Louis McMillen Wilson; seven grandchildren, Robin Michelle Pyle, Ashley Bernard Hill, Steven Russell Hill, Christopher Ryan Johns, Audra Marie Meighan, Andrew Michael Johns, and Mary Lynn Johns; three great-grandchildren, Michelle Ann Pyle, Anthony Michael Pyle, and Luke Sanders Johns; and numerous nieces and nephews. A daughter Annetta Jean Hill, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home by the Rev. Terry Flewelling. Burial was in the Wilmore Cemetery. Her grandchildren served as casket bearers. Honorary bearers were Ralph Gordon and her nephews.

Donations may be made to Wilmore Christian Church.

Guest book at www.hagerandcundifffunerals.com.

 

McCoun

Wesley Taylor "W.T." McCoun, 77, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Lillie Catherine "Kitty" Boggess McCoun, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007.

He had owned the Lawrenceburg Supply Company since 1989 and worked for the company since 1948.

In addition to his wife of 56 years, he is survived by three children, Lynn Perkins and Scott McCoun, both of Lawrenceburg, and Jennifer Taylor, Parker, Colo.; 13 grandchildren; two brothers, Bobby A. McCoun, Lawrenceburg, and Donald G. McCoun, Woodford County.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 10, at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home by the Rev. Darrell Lyons. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Casket bearers were Wes McCoun, Matt McCoun, Paul Taylor Drury, Russ Drury, Adam Taylor, and Mike Riley.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, or Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church, 565 Carlton Drive, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

 

Roberts

Lakota Elizabeth Roberts, 9 days, of Lawrenceburg, daughter of Tammy Sue Sell and Michael Dean Roberts II, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandparents, Edith and Chris Richardson, Lawrenceburg; paternal grandparents, Mike and Dawnelle Roberts, Lawrenceburg; paternal grandmother, Darlene Roberts, Midway; maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Maddox, Lawrenceburg; paternal great-grandmother, Marcia Roth, Lawrenceburg; paternal great-grandparents, Wes and Jeri Roth, Clearmont, Calif.; paternal great-grandparents, Betsy and Charles Cottrell, Campbellsville; and two uncles, Jeremy and Matthew Roberts, Lawrenceburg. Her maternal grandfather, David Dale Cox, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home by Pastor Tony Andrade. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Casket bearers were Jeremy and Matt Roberts.

Memorials are suggested to Lakota Elizabeth Roberts Memorial Fund, c/o Century Bank, 201 West Broadway, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

 

White

Joe Franklin White, 69, of Lexington, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center.

Born in Scott County, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline White. He was a retired fireman, an Army veteran, and a member of Victory Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Tina Pickard, Lexington, and Pam Hagger, Versailles; three grandchildren, Brittany Banahan, Ron Zachary Pickard, and Terry Joe Hagger; three step-grandchildren, Joseph, Amanda, and Jasmine Hagger; four sisters, Anna Bloemer, Lexington, Jean Martin, Kure Beach, N.C., Nancy Kesten, Lexington, and Mary Ellen Lynch, Lexington.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 10, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by the Rev. Carl Wagoner. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Honorary casket bearers were the retired Lexington Fayette Urban County Government firefighters.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or to Victory Christian Church Building Fund, 148 Victory Avenue, Lexington, KY 40502.

 

Wilson

Nancy Jane Denson Wilson, 79, of Versailles, widow of Oliver Lee Wilson, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at her residence.

Born May 28, 1928, in Lee County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Tina Young Denson.

Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Crowe, Lisa Posadas, and Shirley Maples, all of Versailles; four sons, Walter Wilson, Will Wilson, and Russell Wilson, all of Versailles, and Rick Wilson, Richmond; a brother, Kenneth Denson, Indiana; 18 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. A grandson, Carroll "Smitty" Crews, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Chaplain Rick McClung. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery.

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

Guest book at blackburnandward.com.



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