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Versailles, Ky.


 

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January 16, 2003

 

Bullock

Monroe “Monty” Bullock, 70, of Lexington, widower of Judy Bullock, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at his residence.

Born in Mt. Vernon, he was the son of Mae McKinney Bullock, Kings Mountain, and the late Grover Bullock. He was a retired truck driver for Yeary Trucking and a member of the Point Pleasant Baptist Church.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Gary L. Bullock, Richmond; a daughter, Pamela S. Heinmiller, Lexington; two brothers, Phillip Bullock, Casey County, and E.J. McKinney, Versailles; a sister, Rose Choate, Barbourville; 12 grandchildren; and a great grandchild. A son, Michael Bullock, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road by the Rev. Keith Ferguson. Graveside services followed at the K.P. Hall Cemetery, Kings Mountain. Casket bearers were Gary Bullock, David Heinmiller, Darrin Hill, Rick Mooring, Jose Garcia Soto, and Donald Hampton. Honorary bearers were E.J. McKinney, Phillip Bullock, and Steve Seidel.

Contributions are suggested to the Nathaniel Mission Methodist Church, 616 Deroode Street, Lexington, KY 40508.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Cummins

Marvin “Bootie” Eugene Cummins, 57, of 140 Cleveland Avenue #4, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at his home.

Born in Anderson County, he was the son of William “Boots” Cummins of Versailles and Elsie Dennis Carpenter of Lawrenceburg.

Survivors include two daughters, Sherry Adams and Teresa Beasley, both of Berea; a sister, Barbara Beasley, Lawrenceburg; three brothers, Don Cummins, Versailles, and Morris “Moose” Cummins and Gene Cummins, both of Lawrenceburg; and three grandchildren, Tyler Kirby, Ashlee Adams, and Austin Adams.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Joe Gay. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Silas Sparks, Paul Sparks, Ricky Overstreet, Oscar Shingleton, Kenny Hooper, and Ricky Beasley. Honorary bearers will be Ray Cox, Steve Kincaid, Charles Thompson, and Stevie Ward.

 

Dunn

Pearl Ritchey Dunn, 90, of Versailles, formerly of Paris, widow of Earl Mitchell Dunn, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at the Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

Born in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late James Andrew and Allie Pyles Ritchey. She worked as a cafeteria employee in the Paris City Schools and the Bourbon County Schools. She was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church and a former member of the Central Baptist Church, Paris.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Montgomery, Punta Gorda, Fla.; two sons, Jackie Dunn, Lexington, and Earl Dunn, Versailles; two sisters, Dorothy Griffin and Henrietta Turner, both of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon. Interment was in Evergreen Memory Gardens, Paris. Casket bearers were her grandchildren: Perry Lee Dunn, Stacy Lynn Lane, Jason Dean Dunn, Anthony Wayne Dunn, Brian Mitchell Dunn, Aaron Callahan Montgomery, and Joseph Andrew Montgomery.

 

Montgomery

Bobby Nelson Montgomery, 65, of Anderson County, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003, in Franklin County.

Born May 8, 1937, in Nicholasville, he was the son of the late Leonard Gordon Montgomery and Hannah Underwood Montgomery. He was the owner/operator of Bobby Montgomery Home Improvement and attended the Anderson Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Jimmy N. Montgomery and Leonard S. Montgomery, both of Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Wanda G. Montgomery, Lawrenceburg; four grandchildren; four sisters, Louise Estes, Versailles, Geneva Burton, Nicholasville, Mary Evans, Lawrenceburg, and Rosie Smith, Frankfort; and two brothers, J.B. Montgomery, Midway, and Phillip Montgomery, Frankfort. A sister, Katherine Walling, and a brother, David Montgomery, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at the Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home by Bro. Vernon Huber. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Roller

J. Thomas Roller, 79, of Danville, husband of Kathryn Lanham Roller, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

Born May 1, 1923, in Marion County, he was the son of the late Henry W. and Bessie Runyon Roller. He was a retired employee of Corning Glass and Phillips Lighting Company. He was active with the Forkland Community Center, past president of the former T.W. Wash Masonic Lodge in Gravel Switch, and a member of Franklin Lodge 28 and the First Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Thomas L. Roller, Be Air, Md., and Daniel A. Roller, Midway; a sister, Edith Rodgers, Louisville; and three grandchildren.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at the Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home, Danville, by the Rev. Barry Harmon and the Rev. Jerry Lanham. Burial was in the Bellevue Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Forkland Community Center.

 

Slone

Ronnie A. Slone, 54, of Woodford County, widower of Patsy Ann Cox Slone, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

A native of Pikeville, he was the son of Carrie Thacker Kendrick, Frankfort, and the late Dan Slone. He was an employee of Bendix Westinghouse.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Angela Kaye Slone, Clinton, Tenn.; four sisters, Carrie Helen Tucker, Loraine, Ohio, Trula Coleman, Shelbiana, Barbara Rife, Bradenton, Fla., and Betty Nelson, London, Ohio; two brothers, Sammie Kendrick, Chillicothe, Ohio, and Bud Kendrick, Elkhorn City; and 58 nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at Clark-Sunset Funeral Home by the Rev. Wallace Kent. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were his nephews. Honorary bearers were Dale Penn, John Conway, Roger Wilhaite, Mike Atha, and Carlos Cook.

 

Stivers

Pitt Stivers, 73, of High Street, widower of Mary Todd Stivers, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003, at his residence.

Born in Perry County July 28, 1929, he was the son of the late Louis and Aretta Reed Stivers. He was a former employee of the Woodford County Board of Education and a member of the First Pentecostal Church of God.

Survivors include three daughters, Phyllis Creech, Versailles, Patsy Struble, Indiana, and Linda Roe, Versailles; four sons, Olson Stivers, Lexington, Donald Stivers, Louisville, and Johnny and Norman Stivers, both of Versailles; five sisters, Madge Wilburn, Frankfort, Junnie Russell, Versailles, Molly Wyman, Versailles, Juanita Jones, Anderson County, and Anna Sue Cochran, Frankfort; two brothers, James Russell, Versailles, and Teddy Russell, Frankfort; 13 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. A brother, Charlie Ray Russell, and a son, Keith Stivers, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Charles McKinley. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Mr. Stivers’s grandsons.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Stone

Dollie M. Stone, 77, of Versailles, wife of Sherman Stone, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born in Jackson County June 22, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Brock. She was a former employee of Taylor Manor Nursing Home.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother, James Brock, Jackson County.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel by the Rev. David Brown. Interment will be in Rose Crest Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. today until the time of services.

 

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