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December 8, 2011

 

Ball

Jimmie Katherine Sutton Ball of Versailles, Kentucky, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2011, at the age of 72.

Katherine was born Dec. 31, 1938, in Gillette, Arkansas. She was the second child of James and Florence Hart Sutton. She married Lemuel Ball on January 8, 1965, and spent many years working along his side on the family farm in Lonoke County, Arkansas. She loved gardening and especially enjoyed tending her flowers and garden. She was a very devoted Christian and loved to discuss the scriptures, especially with her daughter Rhonda. She and her family moved to Kentucky in 1999. She loved watching Kentucky Wildcat basketball. She was an award winning cook, winning best bread at the Arkansas State Fair for her cornbread. She also made the best biscuits in the world! She attended Pisgah Presbyterian Church.

Above all else, her greatest love and what she devoted her life to were her four children.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Lemuel Ball; her four children: Ginger (Tommy) Atchison, Rhonda Ball, Joanna (Alan) Ralston, and Kenneth (Stephanie) Ball; her three grandchildren: April Grayson, Katherine Laughlin, and Lily Faver; and 3 great-grandchildren. Her sister, Anna (Garland) Williams, and brother, Kenneth (Donna) Sutton.

A private family service will be held at Pisgah Cemetery. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, is handling arrangements.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.

(Paid obituary)

Cordell

Michael David Cordell, 48, of Versailles, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011.

Born in Morehead, he was the son of Paula Sue Heaberlin Boggs of Wurtland and the late Carl Michael Cordell. He was a former operations manager for Gainsborough Farm and a former executive director of the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, McKenzie Cordell, Lexington; a son, McCabe Cordell, Versailles; his stepfather, Clarence Traylor; a brother, Eric Traylor; and his companion, Kathy Lawson, Versailles.

Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods by the Rev. Tom Melvin and the Rev. Tom Heaberlin. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Eddins

Shirley Jean Eddins, 64, of Frankfort, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, of leukemia.

Born July 31, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Lula Gilbert Eddins. She was a retired marketing department employee of AT&T.

Survivors include a daughter, Laura Fleming Ospital, Washington; two grandchildren, Sophie and John Ospital; a sister, Linda Francis, Madisonville; a brother, Rodney Eddins, Florida; and her companion, Bruce Day, Frankfort.

A gathering of family and friends was held Monday, Dec. 5, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort.

Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to Markey Cancer Center or the Franklin County Humane Society.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Hudnall

John "JJ" Hudnall, 89, of Waddy, husband of Hazel Rice Hudnall, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011.

Born July 10, 1922, in Bourbon County, he was the son of the late Shadie and Katherine Corbin Hudnall. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Judy Hudnall, Pam Stewart, Linda Pieratt, and Mary Jo Brooks, all of Waddy; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Adra Barnet and Ethel Hammonds. A son, John Hudnall Jr., three brothers, and two sisters are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 5, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by Bro. Don Waterfield. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Mjos

November Grace Mjos, of Versailles, infant daughter of Leben and Randi Redmon Mjos, and sister of Luci, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011.

A gathering of family and friends was held Sunday, Dec. 4, at King’s Way Assembly of God. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Organization at www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Perry

Robert "Red" Perry, 81, of Frankfort, husband of Patricia Tate Perry, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011.

Born Sept. 27, 1930, in Lawrenceburg, he was the son of the late Ollie Townsend Perry Sr. and Minnie Monroe. He was a member and deacon of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church and was retired employee of the state Transportation Cabinet.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Lisa (Phil) Flower, South Carolina; three sons, Jerry (Laura) Perry, Danville, Eric (Lisa) Perry, Harlan, and Robert (Jamy) Peterson, Georgia; three sisters, Christine Giles and Maxine Hawkins, both of Lawrenceburg, and Pauline Sims, Versailles; two brothers, Kenneth Perry, Illinois, and Gary Perry, Louisville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A sister, Emmajean Springate, and two brothers, Gus Perry and Ollie Townsend Perry II, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Steve McKinney, Tony Perry, Dave Woodford, Paul Goodlett, John Giles, and Wayne Thurman. Honorary bearers were Olsen Woodside, Townsend Perry, Al Perry, Larry Giles, Johnny Giles, Tommy Lippert, and Ronnie Goodlett.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass and Forks of Elkhorn Building Fund.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Smith

Gentry Myers Smith, 74, of Lexington, husband of Delma Smith, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011.

The son of the late Nolan Smith and Mable Vickers Smith Peterson, he was retired from Kentucky Eagle Beer and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Nancy Helen Moore and Nolan (Kim) Smith, both of Lexington, Sharon (Steve) Collier, Versailles, and Gina Kay (Paul) Currens, Lawrenceburg; eight grandchildren, Melissa and Phillip Preston, Michael and Missy Moore, David Michael Collier, Aaron and Cody Currens, and Brent Smith; and four great-grandchildren. A brother, James Smith, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 5, at Milward-Broadway, Lexington. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

True

Therese B. True, 82, of Frankfort, widow of Douglas L. True, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011.

She provided child care for 50 years with an "in home" day care center.

Survivors include a daughter, Jann Litteral; two sons, Glenn L. True and James F. True; and three grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 8, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Kyle Rader. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center, 202 Medical Heights Dr., Frankfort, KY 40601.

Condolences may be left at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

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