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Versailles, Ky.


 

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February 22, 2007

 

Bradley
Paul W. Bradley 77, of Lexington, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., husband of Augustine Bradley, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born in Bluefield, W.Va., he was the son of the late Sherman and Bess Chenault Bradley. He was retired from Union Carbide as transportation coordinator and was most recently employed by Wal-Mart as a greeter.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Michael Bradley, Versailles; two grandchildren, Andy Bradley, Versailles, and Scott Bradley, Lexington; and two great-grandchildren, Mason and Sarah Bradley. A son, Barry Bradley, is deceased.
Services were conducted Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by Minister Ronnie Hupp. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or the American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 201, Lexington, KY 40503.

Dickerson
William F. “Bill” Dickerson Jr., 85, of Lexington, widower of Carolyn Jo Frakes Dickerson, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at the Hospice Care Center.
Born in Lexington, he was the son of the late William F. and Jesse Coyle Dickerson Sr. He retired after 37 years as yardmaster for the CSX Railroad and was a retired part-time employee of Milward Funeral Directors. He was a member of Central Baptist Church, the Fayette Lions Club, and had served with the U. S. Navy during World War II.
Survivors include a son, Thomas W. Dickerson, Lexington; a daughter, Karen Ann Dickerson, Lexington; two sisters, Sadie Wood and Nancy King, both of Lexington; a brother, Claude Dickerson, Palm Springs, Calif.; two granddaughters, Stacey Hatch, Versailles, and Robyn Evans, Dallas, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Joshua Frasure and Madaline Blake, both of Versailles, and James Thomas Evans, Dallas, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Hillcrest Memorial Park by the Rev. Walter K. Price. W.R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, was in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or to Special Olympics Kentucky, 105 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Jones
Rebecca R. Jones, 54, of Lexington, wife of Darrell R. Jones Sr., died Monday, Feb 15, 2007, after a long illness.
The daughter of the late Samuel and Hazel Landers of Lexington, she was retired from the Fayette County Board of Education with 30 years of service, 27 as a bus driver, one year in the maintenance section, and two years as a power educator at Lansdowne Elementary School.
In addition to her husband of 38 years, she is survived by two sons, Darrell R. Jones II and Craig T. Jones; two sisters, Pam Proffitt, Versailles, and Wanda Staats, Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Albert Ranes, San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren, Tori Borders, Alexis C. Jones, Hannah B. Campbell, and Danyal C. Campbell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted Monday, Feb. 19, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by Pastor Marjoe Wooten. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Craig Jones, Ronnie Proffitt, Ronnie Smith, Chris Smith, Chris Warren, and Mike Hatfield.
Contributions may be made to to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or Arlington Christian Church, 1205 N. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY.

Locke
Evelyn Merlene Locke, 67, of Lexington, widow of Ivan E. Vaughn Sr., died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, after a lengthy illness.
Born Oct 23, 1939, in Lafayette, Ind., she was the daughter of Arthur and Mary Smith. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and a longtime CNA in Lexington.
Survivors include six children, Ivan Vaughn Jr., Illinois, Melvin Vaughn, Sheila Vaughn, Anthony Vaughn, and Michael Vaughn, all of Lexington, and Ronald Vaughn, Sadieville; seven grandchildren, Samantha Vaughn, Lawrenceburg, Isaac Vaughn, Midway, Jennifer West, Lexington, Larry Vaughn, Radcliffe, and Christine and Tiffany Vaughn, Lexington; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted Saturday, Feb 17, at Smith & Smith Funeral Home. Burial was in Evergreen Memory Gardens.

Manley
Meredith Beth Manley, 22 months, of Versailles, daughter of Tim and Beth Evans Manley, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by two brothers, Andrew and Micah Manley; her maternal grandparents, Frank and Charlotte Evans, Versailles; her paternal grandparents, Reese and Wanda Manley, Versailles; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Services were conducted Sunday, Feb. 18, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Krupa. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Andrew, Micah, and Tim Manley, and Jeffery Sloan.
Memorials are suggested to the March of Dimes, Kentucky Chapter, 196 W. Lowry Lane, Lexington, KY 40503.
Guest book at www.Blackburnandward.com.

Paul
Mancil Lee Paul Sr., 65, of Versailles, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at the Claiborne County Hospital in Tazewell, Tenn.
Born in Jessamine County, he was the son of the late Woodrow and Callie Lee Tyler Paul. He served in the U.S. Army and was a retired welder for construction companies.
Survivors include a daughter, Mindy Estes, Frankfort; two sons, Mancil Lee Paul Jr., Georgetown, and Bruce Burton, New York; two sisters, Lillian Earlywine, Lawrenceburg, and Dorothy Grimes, Lancaster; two brothers, J.D. Paul, Sanford, N.C., and Gene Paul, Nicholasville; and six grandchildren.
Services were conducted Friday, Feb. 16, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Chaplain Mike Powers. Interment was in the Keene Cemetery. Casket bearers were John E. Paul, Walter Earlywine, Timmy Earlywine, William D. Earlywine. Chris McClard, and Roger Saylor. Honorary bearers were Van Toy Shackleford, Sam Guy, Ralph Grimes, Wayne Saylor, and Jimmy Earlywine.
Memorials suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.
Guest book at www.Blackburnandward.com.

Roe
Harvey B. Roe, 66, husband of Lula J. Roe, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007. at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Lorenza and Annie Bell Clark Roe. He was retired from Kuhlman Electric with 31-1/2 years of service.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, David A. Roe, Lawrenceburg, and Jerry C. Roe, Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Dana Pedicord, Lexington; a sister, Irene Baber, Versailles; four brothers, Roy Roe, Clark County, Ansel Roe, Lawrenceburg, Bobby Roe, Nicholasville, and Lorenza Roe Jr., Versailles; and seven grandchildren.
Services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Donald Carter. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Charles Lakes, Kent Queen, Howard Carter, Billy Joe Godby, Marvin Jones, Barry Gullion, and Jeff Jones.
Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

Sizemore
Bige Sizemore, 64, of Versailles, husband of Brenda Leigh Sizemore, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
Born Nov. 13, 1942, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Caleb and Virgie Asher Sizemore. He was retired from the construction industry having worked with Eubank & Steele.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Leslie Michele Berryman, Garrard County, and Stephanie Maria Barnhardt, Versailles; three sisters, Evelyn Scalf, Ohio, Flora Renfro, Frankfort, and Juanita Toler, Versailles; four grandchildren, Tiffany Taylor, Austin Berryman, Jayden Barnhardt, and Nathaniel Bige Barnhardt; and a great-grandson, Tyler Woods.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Bro. Shannon Back and Bro. James Henson. Burial will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 22, at the funeral home. Casket bearers will be Danny Toler, Bob Raimondi, H.A. “Buzzy” Owen, Bobby Dotson, Leon Sims, Seldon Watkins, and Tommy Steele. Honorary bearers will be Peter Barnhardt, Jesse Hatfield, Dick Wade, Jimmy Leigh, Donald Leigh, and Kim Berryman.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.



Stewart
Henry B. Stewart, 79, of Lexington, husband of Della Eaves Stewart, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at his residence.
Born Nov. 4, 1927, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Henry B. Stewart and Susan McWilliams Stewart. He served for 27 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a master sergeant. He began his military career at 15 and served in the Army Air Corps before it became the United State Air Force. He saw action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
In addition to his wife, a native of Woodford County, he is survived by a sister, Louise Chowning, Georgetown; six children, Mike Stewart, Denver, Colo., Henry Stewart Jr., Denver, Colo., Pam Woods, Lexington, Allen Stewart, Brighton, Colo., Tim Stewart, Littleton, Colo., and Wendy Nelson, Lawrenceburg; and 12 grandchildren. A daughter, Patricia Todd, is deceased.
Services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Bobby Lakes. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Ernie Woods, Don Nelson, Tim Stewart, Allen Stewart, Keith Tucker, and Calvin Tucker.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Guestbook at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

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