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Versailles, Ky.


 

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February 7, 2013

 

Cook

Dora Duncan Cook, 76, of Midway, widow of Leroy Cook, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

Born Sept. 3, 1936, in Centerville, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Anna Barton Duncan. She was a retired employee of IBM and a member of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Sheri Eaves, Midway, and Tina Corn, Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Pearl Johnson and Betty Jo Snow, both of Frankfort; a brother, William Duncan, Frankfort; and three grandchildren, Justin Corn, Brandon Eaves, and Steve Eaves. A brother, John Thomas Duncan, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Todd Lester. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Justin Corn, Brandon Eaves, Steve Eaves, Johnny Smith, Gary Eaves, and Larry Corn. Honorary bearers were Jimmy Duncan, Eugene Cook, Leonard Johnson, and Bobby Cook.

Memorial contributions may be made to Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church Building Fund.

Condolences may be made at www.clarklegacycenter.com.

 

Mayfield

Barbara Gilpin Mayfield, 61, of Lexington, widow of William Edward "Ed" Mayfield, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at her residence.

Born Dec. 9, 1951, in Paintsville, she was the daughter of Ella Daniel Gilpin and the late Gerald S. Gilpin. She was a retired employee of the Kentucky state government.

Survivors include two brothers, Gerald (Gail) Gilpin, Lawrenceburg, and William "Bill" (Lisa) Gilpin, Lexington; a sister, Carol (Jim) Lodmell, Millville; two nephews, John and Steven; three nieces, Daisy, Kristie, and Brittany; and two grand-nieces, Kaylee and Brooklynn.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington. Entombment will follow in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 7, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the UK Children’s Hospital (for heart research), 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536.

 

Kirby

Mildred Belle Kirby, 83, of Lancaster, wife of Dewey Kirby, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.

Born Feb. 19, 1929, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Riley and Sally Todd Helmburg. She was a retired employee of Texas Instruments.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children, Brenda (Mike) Wells, Lexington, Tony (Lola) Reffitt, Versailles, Terry Reffitt, Ohio, Lisa Stevens, Lawrenceburg, and Nina (Danny) Bedwell, Lexington; two sisters, Deborah Humphrey, Georgetown, and Verdie Bryant, Lexington; four brothers, Raymond Helmburg, Florida, Paul Helmburg, Versailles, Wayne Helmburg, Lawrenceburg, and Gary Helmburg, Georgia; eight stepchildren, Brenda Frodge, Ronnie Kirby, Mike Kirby, Phillip Kirby, Gary Kirby, Terry Sparks, Jerry Kirby, and Bennie Kirby; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Donna Lunsford and Betty Gankowski, and a brother, Joseph Helmburg, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Feb. 2, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Brad Allred. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be made at www.clarklegacycenter.com.

 

Vance

Betty Jean Vance, 86, of Versailles, widow of Kenneth Vance, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

Born Sept. 8, 1926, in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late John T. Cheek and Gladys Ford Cheek.

Survivors include two granddaughters, Mandy Hicks and Kenna Pendel, Bowling Green; and a great-grandson, Weston Pendel. A daughter Judy Keith Hicks, and two sisters, Patricia Ann Bates and Doris McIlvain, are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Clark Funeral Home. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Matthew Pendel, William Lackey, Mike Bates, Ronnie Sames, Eric Hysell, and Justin Couch.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be made at www.clarklegacycenter.com.