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Versailles, Ky.


 

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February 24, 2011

 

Ashcraft

David Lee Ashcraft, 59, of Lexington died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Aug. 30, 1951, in Woodford County, he was the son of Clyde B. and Naomi Goodlet Ashcraft.

Survivors include a sister, Linda (Bob) Childers; three brothers, C. W. (Sue), James, and Mark (Teletha) Ashcraft; nine nieces; three nephews; eight great-nieces; four great-nephews, and many cousins. A brother, Billy Ray Ashcraft, is deceased.

A private gathering was held Saturday, Feb. 19, at the home of Naomi Ashcraft.

 

Bowles

Ina Lucille Bowles, 80, of Mundy’s Landing, wife of Henry Bowles, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at her home after a long illness.

Born Nov. 14, 1930, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Maggie Coyle Strange. She enjoyed music and played the organ at Clover Bottom Baptist Church, of which she was a longtime member. She was a retiree of Spottswood Speciality and a graduate of Versailles High School.

In addition to her husband of 62 years, she is survived by two daughters, Janet Isaacs and Patty Stocker (Ralph); six grandchildren Michelle Lang (Scott), Mindy Conrad (Chuck), Anthony Duggins (Jackie), Jennifer Perry (Tommy), Beth Day (Ricky), and Joshua Houp (Sarah); 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother, Curtis (Lynn) Strange; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Monday, Feb. 21, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home, Nicholasville, by the Rev. Joel Braswell and the Rev. Don Reed. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Anthony Duggins, Tommy Perry, Joshua Houp, Chuck Conrad, Dave Collins, Matt McIntosh, and Justin Wade. Honorary bearers were Dick Chapman, Mike Chapman, Bill Spaulding, Roger Patterson, Carl Patterson, and Terry Tinch.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Guest book at www.hagerandcundifffunerals.com.

 

Cheek

Albert "Gene" Cheek, 78, of Versailles, widower of Virginia J. Cheek, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011.

Born Aug. 17, 1932, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Brather Ray and Rose Rector Cheek. He was self employed in the furniture industry.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Cureton, Georgetown; two sons, Billy Cheek, Midway, and Richard Cheek, Ohio; a sister, Norma Jean Wagner; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. A son, Paul Cheek, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Randy Nation. Burial will follow in the Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Mr. Cheek’s grandsons. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchappels.com.

 

Eaves

Stella Eaves, 86, of Lexington, widow of Steve Eaves Jr., died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011.

Born Nov. 1, 1924, in Clark County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Julia Morgan of Winchester. She attended Clark County Elementary Schools and Clark County High School. She married David Hundley of Clark County and they had one son, Bob Hundley, Lexington. In 1953, she married Steve Eaves, Jr. of Woodford County and moved to Lexington. She worked for the University of Kentucky Medical Center in the office of credit. She was the assistant credit manager for the Purcell Department Store in downtown Lexington. She and her husband incorporated an independent insurance adjusting business (Steve Eaves Inc.) and operated that business for over 15 years. She had been a member of the old Immanuel Baptist Church and was most recently a member of the Living Hope Church in Lexington.

In addition to her son, she is survived by a grandson, William Robert "Rob" Hundley (Cristi); three great-grandchildren, Elisabeth Ann, William Matthew, and Cathryn Mills Hundley; a sister, Lucille Duncan (Prewitt), Home, Pa.; a niece, Vickie Sue Trimble (Tim), Clymer, Pa.; and an aunt, Mrs. Phil "Peanut" Wilson, Winchester. A grandson, Matthew Hundley; a sister, Laura Mae Atkins; and a nephew, Billy Rae Elkins, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, Lexington. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.

Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

 

Lancaster

William Dale "Bill" Lancaster, 65, of Lexington, husband of Jayne Hill Lancaster, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Fla.

Born Aug. 31, 1945, in Versailles, he was the son of Della Atwell and the late Marion Dale Lancaster. He was a graduate of Henry Clay High School and attended the University of Tampa and Eastern Kentucky University. He was the owner and president of Bluegrass Auto Body, Inc., which he opened with his father in 1965. He was an elder at Southland Christian Church, where he was a member since 1978.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, William Wesley Lancaster (Ann); a daughter, LeAnne Brooks-Purdon (Keith); four grandchildren, Dylan and Caroline Lancaster and Allison Jayne and Addie Mae Brooks.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 24, at Southland Christian Church, Bldg. B. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. today until service time. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Jack Pattie, Steve Simmons, Fred Worsham, Larry Reynolds, Elmer Witt, Bill Evans, Billy Sherrow, and Bill Coffman. Honorary bearers will be the staff of Bluegrass Auto Body, Inc., Danny Carollo, Everett Tucker, Johnny Pittman, Kent Mays, Harley Clemmons, Greg "Skip" Howard, Dan Poynter, Chuck Ross, Harold Hopper, Dr. Chris Stephens, Gary Reynolds, Shorty Willis, Skip Blakeman, and Chuck Perry.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Southland Christian Church Building Fund, 5001 Harrodsburg Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356, or the Lexington Christian Academy, Attn: Charlie Temple, Athletic Director, 450 W. Reynolds Road, Lexington, KY 40502.

 

Lewis

Kenneth Lamont Lewis, 79, of Versailles, husband of Lillie Lewis, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011.

He was born Nov. 22, 1931, in Louisville. He worked in housekeeping at Woodford Hospital.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Terrell, Lexington; and a son, Thomas Terrell, Lexington.

Services were conducted Saturday, Feb. 18, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Floyd Greene.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Linville

Kelley E. Linville, 79, of Woodford County, widower of Martha Burgin Linville, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at the Central Baptist Hospital.

Born in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Thomas F. and Ophelia Boston Linville. He was a farmer.

Survivors include three children, Tracey L. (Rick) Moore, Bridget L. (Bob) Cain, and Thomas Kelley Linville; a sister, Sherley (Harold) Carmickle; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Monday, Feb. 21, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Simpson. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Bill Burgin, Michael Roberts Jason DeBold, Jonathan Scott Moore, Jeremy Jewell, Ricky Reed, and Hal "Buddy" Carmickle. Honorary bearers were Earl Dunn, Harold Carmickle, Herman Pittman, Morgan Snapp, Johnny Cain, Jimmy Hall, and Eddie Thompson.

Memorials are suggested to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Logan

Carolyn Columbia Logan, 70, of Midway, widow of Robert Logan, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011.

A native of Midway, she was born Aug. 11, 1940, the daughter of the late Henry Lee and Hazel Parker Columbia. She was a retired employee of 36 years with United Bank & Trust Co. and was a member of the Midway Baptist Church.

Survivors include two children, Wayne (Kelly) Logan and Dale (Patty) Logan, both of Versailles; two granddaughters, Kayla Jo Logan and Nicole Logan Larison; a grandson, Zachary Wayne Logan; and a brother, Donald Lee (Jackie) Columbia. A brother, Jerry Columbia, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 24, at Midway Baptist Church by the Rev. Jamie Broome. Burial will follow in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Wayne Logan, Dale Logan, Nicki Lairson, Douglas Logan, Charles Logan, and Chuck Logan. Honorary bearers will be past and present members of The Golden Circle Sunday school class, Vicki Lynn Dominick, and Gene Logan.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Midway Baptist Church building fund.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchappels.com.

 

Markwell

Mattie Lou Markwell, 82, of Versailles, widow of Henry W. Markwell, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011.

Born June 13,1928, in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late Cassius and Mattie Elizabeth Kelley.

Survivors include two daughters Patricia A. (Ken Turvey) Clark and Beverly S. (Norman) Bailey, both of New Carlisle, Ohio; two sisters, Edna L. White, Versailles, and Viola Markwell, Midway; four grandchildren, Timothy D. Bailey, Stephen D. Bailey, Michael Markwell, and John Henry Markwell; 13 other grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Two sons, Andrew R. Markwell and Henry S. "Butch" Markwell, and a daughter, Victoria Ventrano, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 24, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Wesley Noss. Interment will follow at the Versailles Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchappels.com.

 

Martin

Derletta O. "Dee" Martin, 60, of Versailles, wife of Henry "Bill" Martin, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at her residence.

Born Feb. 2, 1951, in Wheatland, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Darryl and Margorie Lipe Chaney. She was a retired structured cabling installer for Teleco Engineering Company and worked many years at the Gift Box and Bluegrass Orthodontics. She was a 10-plus year member of Southside Christian Church and a member of M.U.M.S.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Billy (Beth) Martin, Nicholasville; a daughter, Patty (Jeff) Gardner, Midway; five grandchildren, Mandy, Zach, Hannah, Sarah, and William; a great-grandchild, Ryder; four brothers, Gary, Larry, Lenny, and Danny; and two sisters, Janey and Ann.

Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, by Minister Robert Warren and Minister Ronnie Hupp. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 24, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Southside Christian Church, 3621 Cabinhill Lane, Versailles, KY 40383.

 

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