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December 7, 2006

 

Dawson

Charles O. Dawson, 82, husband of June Stanley Dawson, died Monday, December 4, 2006 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, Wilmore.

Born in Logan County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mattie Shields Dawson. He graduated from Western Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky. He was a member, elder, and Sunday school teacher at First Christian Church in Versailles. He served as a past president and lifetime member of the Rotary Club and was chairman of the Cleveland Home Board for several years. After serving in the U. S. Army Air Corps in World War II, he began a career in education. He taught at Fern Creek and Belfry high schools, was principal of Ludlow, Versailles, and Woodford County high schools, and was assistant superintendent of the Woodford County School System from 1973 until his retirement in 1993.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Stanley Dawson, Louisville; two grandchildren, Connor and Olivia; and many nieces and nephews. Four brothers, Thomas, Dr. William N., Larry, and Stephen Dawson, and a sister, Mary Kemp, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 7, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Marcus Lynn. Interment will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. His nephews will serve as casket bearers.

Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church Building Fund, 160 Lexington Street, Versailles, KY 40383, or the charity of one's choice.

Guest book at www.Blackburnandward.com.

 

Dawson

Sue M. Dawson, 79, of Versailles, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Pine Meadows Healthcare Center in Lexington.

Born July 16, 1927, in Owenton, she was the daughter of the late Lindsay and Clemmie Snelson Dawson. She was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church and had worked at Sears, for the federal government for many years, and at the Dollar Store in Versailles. She also attended the University of Cincinnati and was an avid reader.

Survivors include two sisters, Alberta Hunt, Erlanger, and Joan Dunn, Versailles; and brother, Horace Dawson, Versailles. A brother, Raymond Dawson, is deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 2, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. John Brandon. Burial was in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Owenton. Casket bearers were Eric Schneider, Mike Dawson, John Boren, Don Keel, Charles Hunt, and John H. Boren.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Franklin

Marie L. Fultz Franklin, 90, of Thornton, widow of William M. Franklin, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006.

She was the daughter of the late John J. and Anna Dunn Fultz.

Survivors include her children, Joyce Love, Lexington, William M. Franklin, Versailles, and Freda Sapp, Indianapolis, Ind.; two granddaughters, Shirley Richie and Teresa Franklin, both of Lexington; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and a special niece, Pat Fultz, Thornton. Eight brothers, two sisters, a great-grandchild, and three stepsons are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg.

 

Goins

Charles Kenneth "Kenny" Goins, 52, of Lexington, husband of Patricia Goins, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at his home.

The son of Virginia Goins of Versailles and the late Roy Goins, he was with Serafini Painting for 32 years.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by three sons, Charles and Dustin Goins and Jeremy McGohon, all of Lexington; two brothers, Ronnie Goins, Nashville, and Bobby Goins, Lexington; two sisters, Wanda Turock, Versailles, and Debbie Milbroght, Massillon, Ohio; and eight nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by the Rev. Todd Lester. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Jim and Rob Leito, Ryan Serafini, Kevin and Pete Craycraft, and Mike Reid. Honorary bearers were Jim, Chris, Jason, Brad, and Adam Serafini, Bill and Asa Workman, Chester Gayhart, James Reid, and Brad Smith.

 

Jefferson

Nancy Toy Jefferson, 76, of Versailles, widow of Karl B. Jefferson Sr., died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006.

The daughter of the late Joseph and Lillie Wilson Toy, she was a member of First Christian Church, Disciples Women, Order of the Eastern Star and Bluegrass Community Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Hardin, Versailles; three sons, Karl Jefferson Jr., Somerset, and Michael and David A. Jefferson, both of Versailles; a sister, Judy Collin, Corbin; a brother, Joe Toy, Mt. Sterling; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Marcus Lynn. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Stephen Hardin, Bryan Jefferson, Mark Major, Jeff Adams, Rick Sexton, and Kevin Miller.

Contributions are suggested to First Christian Church Building Fund.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Lippert

Clarence "C.C." Lippert, 66, of Nicholasville, husband of Mary Ann Lippert, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006 at his residence.

Born at Duckers Station, he was the son of Lula Lippert of Versailles and the late John F. Lippert. He served in the National Guard, was a retired builder, and was the previous owner of Family Market in Wilmore. He raced and bred thoroughbred horses, and his hobbies included fishing, hunting, playing golf, and woodworking. He was a member of Devotion Lodge 160 F&AM and Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church at Duckers Station.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John Lippert, Lexington; two grandchildren, Ryan and Elizabeth Lippert; and a brother, Fred Lippert, Versailles.

Services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 2, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by the Rev. David MacFarland. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, the American Lung Association, 1636 Nicholasville Road, Suite 1, Lexington, KY 40503, or the American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 201, Lexington, KY 40503.

 

McDowell

Louise Wright McDowell, 79, of Winchester, formerly of Westwood, widow of Eugene Lee McDowell, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Aug. 6, 1927, in Ashland, she was the daughter of the late William and Josephine Fugate Wright. She was a member of Westwood Enterprise Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Pamela Christian, Versailles, Pat Hannon, Lexington, and Sherrie Grizzle, Winchester; four grandchildren, Kristie Medley, Jason Grizzle, Blake Hannon, and Jenna Grizzle, all of Lexington; and a sister, Lorraine Canterbury, Wurtland.

Private graveside rites will be conducted by the Rev. Michael Locklear. Entombment will follow in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.

 

Powell

Mary Pam Powell, 81, of Lexington, widow of Maynard A. Powell, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born March 10, 1925, in Woodford County, she was a daughter of the late Mary Chamie and Arthur Allison. She attended Midway High School, Sayre School and Transylvania University, where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority.

Survivors include five daughters, Pamela Ellen Ford, Louisville, Judy Gay Ford, Lexington, Karen Powell Arnold, Versailles, Patricia Powell Gilbert, Lexington, and Kimberly Lucia Powell, Lexington; eight grandchildren, Douglas Stevenson Arnold Jr., Lexington, Jane Douglass Glascock, Louisville, Caroline Bradley Arnold, Lexington, Katherine Powell Arnold, Lexington, Joseph Lee Arnold III, Lexington, John Webster Gilbert, Lexington, Alec Whittington Gilbert, Lexington and Sarah Rain Blue, Louisville; and a brother, George Edward Allison, Frankfort. A brother, Arthur Moffett Allison Jr., and a sister, Eunice Katherine Allison, are deceased.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Midway Cemetery by Dean Morris K. Thompson Jr. W.R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Prather

David Lee Prather Sr., 54, of Versailles, husband of Tammy Lee Prather, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at his residence.

Born in Louisville, he was the son of the late William Paul Prather and Edith Edgar Parks.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David Lee Prather ll, Florida; and two brothers, William Paul Prather Jr., Florida, and Wayne Kent Prather, Louisville.

No services or visitation will be observed. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Stratton

Mary Frances Soard Stratton, 92, wife of Marion T. Stratton, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at her residence.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Beck Soard and Mary Updike Soard. She was a member of the Fintville Community Church and served as a homemaker for most of her life.

Survivors include five daughters, Shelby Jean Tipton, Mary Jane Bain, Laura Carpenter, Beverly Hughes, and Debbie Brumback, all of Versailles; three sons, John Stratton, Marion Stratton, and Charles Stratton, all of Versailles; a sister, Clara Fields, Lawrenceburg; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Estill Everman and Bro. James Bowman. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Joey Kincaid, Robby Hughes, Chris Carpenter, Tommy Tipton, Brad Brumback, and John Pitts, Honorary bearers were Tony Stratton, Mark Tipton, Dean Tipton, Steven Morrow, Donnie Kinder, Steven Kinder, Jeremiah Carpenter, Thomas Tipton, Chance Hullette and Tim Morrow.

Guest book at www.Blackburnandward.com.

 

Williams

Stephanie Lee Jarboe Williams, 32, of Versailles, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, from injuries received in an auto accident in Lexington.

The daughter of Jack and Nancy Farris Jarboe, she was a graduate of Woodford County High School and a member of Southland Christian Church. She was a phlebotomist for Z L B Lab Services in Lexington.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Karin Woolums, Versailles; and a nephew, Nathan Woolums.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road. Entombment was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.

 

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