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December 5, 2002



Carl “Bud” Brandenburg, 80, of Nicholasville, husband of Alice Faust Brandenburg, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at his residence.

The son of the late Stanley and Ethel Brandenburg, he was a retired farmer and builder.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Peggy Sherman, Atlanta, Ga.; three grandchildren, Michael, Samuel, and Alyssa; three sisters, Eugenia Holman, Sebring, Fla., Nellie Lee Wash, Versailles, and Wyoma Mackey, Lexington; a brother, George Brandenburg, Sebring, Fla.; and numerous other family members.

Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, at Betts & West Funeral Home by Chaplain Craig Ryan. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Ronald Foster, Phillip Holman, Vernon Wash, Jean Brandenburg, John Ballard, and Jasper Davis. Honorary bearers will be Omer Hendren, Ben Wilson, Clifford Edelman, William Muir, Welsh Davis, Whitie Cobb, L.C. Lee, Milton Wilson, Michael Humphrey, and Ray Baker.

Contributions are suggested to Jessamine County Hospice.



James William Edney III, 55, of Lexington, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his residence from multiple myeloma.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of the late James William and Berenice Ward Edney. He was a graduate of Henry Clay High School and the University of Kentucky, and held a master’s degree library and information science. He was the northern Kentucky regional librarian with the Kentucky Department of Libraries.

Survivors include two sisters, Diana Edney McMeekin, Laguna Hills, Calif., and Brejetta Edney Noble, Versailles; nieces and nephews Katherine Cress Kauffman, Elizabeth McMeekin Moses, Douglas W. Cress, Quinn Cress Atherton, and Lauren McMason, and Rachel, Nathan, and Rebecca Noble; an uncle, Frank Ward; five aunts, Vivian Letterman, Vernell Dale, Jackie Hollifeld, Peggy Inman, and June Williams; and 10 great nieces and nephews.

A private burial was scheduled at the Lexington Cemetery.

Contributions are suggested to the Fleming County Regional Library, Flemingsburg, KY 41041.



Peter Orr Haggerty, 64, of Lexington, husband of Geraldine Dodd Haggerty, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at St. Joseph East Hospital after an extended illness.

The son of the late John Haggerty and Claire Eichleman Haggerty, he was a graduate of Georgetown College, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity. He was the retired owner of Commercial Lighting Company and had served as president of the National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors. He served on the boards of Sayre School and the Lexington Ballet, and was a member of the Lexington Country Club and Pisgah Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Megan and Molly Haggerty; a sister, Dorothy Hogg; four nieces, Judy Ellis, Nancy Hogg, Donna Dodd Terrell and Deborah Dodd; and three great nephews, Landon and Lance Ellis, and Daniel V. Terrell IV. A brother, Alan Haggerty, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at the Pisgah Presbyterian Church. Casket bearers were James Arehart, Robert Dodd, James Hogg, Austin Owen, Robert Shropshire, and Robert Williams. W.R. Milward Mortuary - Broadway was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005.



Thelma Logan Hall, 80, of Frankfort, widow of Gilbert Taylor Hall, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation of Frankfort.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Fannie Welch Logan. She was a homemaker and a member of Crestwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandy Ethington, Lawrenceburg; a son, Kenny Hall, Frankfort; a sister, Mary Lathrem, Florida; two brothers, Floyd Logan and the Rev. William E. Logan Sr., both of Frankfort; nine grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. Two daughters, Susie McCann and Kathy Anderson; two sisters, Stella Biddle and Victoria Best; and two brothers, John and Cecil Logan, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at Clark-Sunset Funeral Home by the Rev. Wallace Kent. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Kippy Ethington, Johnathan Hall, Derrick Anderson, David McCann, Jim Anderson, and Larry McCann.



Laura Turner Newman, 66, of Lexington, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital Hospice Care Center.

Born in Sand Gap, she was the daughter of the late Ledford and Lona Turner. She was retired from Rental Uniforms and was a member of Bethel Assembly of God.

Survivors include a son, Charles Thomas Newman, Versailles; two daughters, Pam Russell, Richmond, and Dianna Lynn Watts, Nicholasville; two grandsons, Thomas Newman and Ricky Lee Cummins; six granddaughters, Natasha Newman, Christine Russell, Kathy Russell, Samantha Russell, Lauren Newman, and Sarah Newman; numerous great grandchildren; and two half-brothers, Stanley Ray Melton, Irvine, and Bobby Ray Melton, Lexington. A sister, Dorothy Smallwood, and a half-sister, Viola Faye Melton, are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Main Street. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.



David Wayne Redwine, 31, of Versailles, husband of Arlene Redwine, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of Johnny and Trish Redwine of Versailles. He was an employee of Quebecor World and was a member of the Porter Memorial Baptist Church, Lexington.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by four children, Brand Levi, David Wayne Redwine Jr., Adrian Cole Redwine, and Cody Alexander Redwine; and his paternal grandmother, Inez Redwine, Sandy Hook. A brother, John Redwine III, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Chris Dotson of Calvary Baptist Church, Mt. Airy, N.C. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Brad Hayes, Milus Ray, Manuel Wages, Bryan Harlow, Danny Bunton, and Robbie Bunton.



Haylie Alexis Scott, 2, daughter of Wendy Wilson of Lexington and Mike Scott of Georgetown, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Georgetown Community Hospital.

Born in Fayette County Oct. 12, 2000, she lived with her mother, her Papaw Tom Wilson, and Mamaw Becky Ritchey.

Other survivors include her paternal grandparents, Cheryl Scott and Walter Griffin; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Her great grandparents, C.D. and Louise Wilson, and a cousin, Kevin “Shorty” Wilson II, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Carl Jones. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Kevin Wilson, Bo Wilson, Frank Sanders, and Eric Bokros.


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