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December 9, 2004

 

Bond

Emmalene Bond, 83, of Lexington, widow of Jesse Bond Sr., died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Troy, she was a daughter of the late Coleman and Katherine Maples.

Survivors include five daughters, Joanne Parrish, Lexington, Gloria Jean Cook, Toledo, Ohio, Catherine Crawford, Trina Turner, and Sharron Bates, all of Lexington; three sons, Jesse Bond Jr., Nevada, Johnny Bond and Paul Bond, both of Lexington; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Paul "Perk," Robert, Price, Frank, and Donald Maples; and two sisters, Mary Neil and Gloria Young. Three grandchildren, Teresa Ann Hungate, Brian Keith Bond, and Sheila Lee Cook; and one sister, are deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens by Brother Byron Jessup. Casket bearers were Brian Keith Bond, Cory Crawford, Jimmie Bond, Gary Bond, Donald and Donnie Parrish. Honorary bearer was Tammy Redmon. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main Street was in charge of arrangements.

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Clotfelter

Elizabeth Christine Chesnut Clotfelter, 83, of Versailles, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at her home.

Born in East Bernstadt, she graduated from Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky with a masterís degree in business and education. Before she began teaching, she was the church secretary for First Baptist in Knoxville, Tenn., a bookkeeper for Laurel County Kentucky Utilities, and a business partner in Dyche Jones Food Stores of London. She retired from teaching at Henry Clay High School in 1984 after 25 years. She was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Paula Clotfelter Haynes, Versailles; two grandsons, Jennings Burrell Haynes, Lexington, and Matthew Hardin Haynes, Wetumpka, Ala.; a sister, Pauline Jones, Richmond; and a brother, Don Chesnut, London.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at the Versailles Baptist Church by the Rev. John Brandon. Burial was in the A.R. Dyche Memorial Park Cemetery, London, with Rev. Gilbert Sargent presiding at the committal.

Memorials are suggested to the Oneida Baptist Institute, P. O. Box 67, Oneida, KY 40972, or to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

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Fredrick

Opal Smith Fredrick, 88, of Millville, widow of Paul Fredrick, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004.

A native of Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late William and Pearl Rouse Smith. She was a retired Rand-McNally employee, a member of the Forks of the Elkhorn Baptist Church, and a former member of Kingís way Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Walker, Millville; a granddaughter, Melissa Rice, Frankfort; a grandson, Paul Walker, Millville; and four great grandchildren, Joshua Rice, Kayla Rice, Cody Walker and Hunter Walker.

Services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Martin Smith. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Paul Walker, Paul Rice, Joshua Rice, Bobby Lawson, Cody Walker, and Kayla Rice. Honorary bearers were Ikey Blackburn and Hunter Walker.

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Hanson

Paula Hill Hanson, 72, of Mt. Sterling, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at the Mary Chiles Hospital.

Born Feb. 24, 1932, in Mt. Sterling, she was the daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Howard and Roy Hill. A registered nurse, she had worked at Woodford Hospital, Mary Chiles Hospital, and the Veterans Administration Hospital. She was a member of St. Patrickís Catholic Church.

Survivors include three sons, Mike Hanson, Mt. Sterling, Edd Hanson, Northbrough, Mass., and Jim Hanson, San Jose, Calif.; a daughter, Hazel Wolfe, Mt. Sterling; and a granddaughter, Samantha Wolfe.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at St. Patrickís Catholic Church by the Rev. Norman Fisher. Burial will be in the St. Thomas Cemetery. Casket bearers will be John Wentz, Dale Munson, John Wolfe, Tony Tipton, Jime Hyska, and John T. Lane. Taul Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Lawson

Evan Ethan Lawson, son of Robin Renee Lawson of Versailles, was still born Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2004.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Versailles Cemetery. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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McDuffie

Anna Eliza McDuffie, 82, widow of Fred McDuffie, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Dover Manor Nursing Home.

Born Aug. 21, 1922, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Alice Devine Johnson. She was a member of the Polk Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include three children, Ruby Harris, Ronnie Rowe, and Ann Dunson; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Polk Memorial Baptist Church, Mortonsville. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Smith & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

McMillian

Dan Wayne McMillian, 49, of Midway, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004.

The son of Charles and Jean McMillian of Versailles, he was the owner of Reflections Glass Company, Midway.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by Tammy McMillian and their son, Brant McMillian; a sister, Debbie Price; a nephew, Josh Gaines; two nieces, Tara Gaines and Shelby Price; two great-nieces, Kayli Duncan and Lexi Duncan; and numerous aunts and uncles.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Carl Townsend. Casket bearers were Randy Cotton, Ray Goodrich, Darryl Price, Chip Huffman, Steve Leigh, Biff Baker, Josh Gaines and Bill Nave. Honorary bearers were Chris Serafini, Jim Serafini, Dale Benson, Donnie Preston, Danny Thomas, Eddie Hogg, Tom Vanderpool, Harold Fuson, and Tom Golden.

Memorials are suggested to the Midway United Methodist Church, 129 Bruen Street, Midway, KY 40347.

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Metzger

Eleanor R. Metzger, 82, widow of Raymond S. Metzger Jr., died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Mollie Rakestraw. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan and a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. She and her husband raised their family in Toledo, where she was a homemaker and advertising representative. After retirement, they made their home in Hot Springs Village, Ark., for 18 years before relocating to Versailles.

Survivors include a daughter and four sons, Deborah L. Lombard, Merritt Island, Fla., Raymond S. Metzger III, Cameron, N.C., David A. Metzger, Chatham, Ill., Robert D. Metzger, Toledo, Ohio, and Richard T. Metzger, Versailles; and 14 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at 6 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 3220 Lexington Road, Nicholasville.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimerís Association or the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection.

 

Morgan

Elmer Farra Morgan Jr., 83, of Lexington, husband of Catherine Morgan, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Veteran's Hospital, after a long illness.

He was a World War II veteran (Navy gunner), a charter member of Clays Mill Baptist Church, and a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, Earl, Lexington, Merle, Lawrenceburg, Danny, Nicholasville, and Larry, Nicholasville; two brothers, Bobby and Charles, Nicholasville; a sister, Evelyn Buffin, Versailles; eight grandchildren; and several great grandchildren. A son, Kenneth, Lexington, and Mary Louise, the mother of their five sons, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland, by the Rev. Louis W. Arnold. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County. Casket bearers were Bradley Morgan, Erik Cobb, Brian Morgan, Rodney Morgan, Billy Buffin, Tyler Morgan, Donald Buffin and Mike Morgan.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Newton

 Betty Sue Goodin Newton, 58, of Louisville, formerly of Adair County, widow of Sam Newton, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004.

She was the daughter of Lois Goodin of Columbia and the late Elbert Goodin.

Survivors include a son, Chris, Louisville; two sisters, Linda Burton and Joyce Durham, both of Columbia; six brothers, Dr. Robert Goodin, Fred Goodin and Donnie Goodin, all of Louisville, Dr. Dale Goodin, Versailles, and Jerry Goodin and Bro. Terry Goodin, both of Columbia.

Services were conducted Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Summit Manor Nursing Home.

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Patterson

Ella D. Weber Patterson, 78, of Oregon Road, wife of Carl W. Patterson, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Martin and Anna B. Flora Weber. She was a long time member of the Clover Bottom Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Betty Ann Spaulding, Woodford County; a son, Robert Wayne Patterson, Jessamine County; a brother, Joe Weber Jr.; five grandchildren, Toni Kaye Clark, Dan Spaulding, Jeff Patterson, Chris Patterson, and Wade Patterson. A son, William Sherwood (Billy) Patterson; a sister, Bertha Lee Weber Boggess; and a brother, Oscar Weber, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Terry Tench. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the Clover Bottom Baptist Church.

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Roe

Annie Bell Roe, 84, of 221 Douglas Avenue, widow of Loranza Roe Sr., died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.

Born at Flanagan Station in Clark County and raised in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bessie Bramble Clark. She was a retired Texas Instruments employee, a member of the Versailles Church of God and former member of the Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include a daughter, Irene Baber, Versailles; five sons, Roy Roe, Winchester, Bobby Roe, Nicholasville, Harvey Roe, Ansel Roe, and Loranza Roe Jr., all of Versailles; a sister, Novella Carter, Lawrenceburg; 22 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Two sons, Walter and Jerry Roe; four sisters, Ida Mae Hansen, Bertha Maloney, Stella Hatfield, Virginia Wagoner; a brother, Alonzo Clark; and a great grandchild, are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Frank Layne. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were her grandchildren.

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