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January 19, 2006

 

  Brown

  Samuel Turk Brown, 94, of Nicholasville, widower of Ida Lee Shearer Brown, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006.

Born July 10, 1911, he was the son of John and Elizabeth Parrish Brown. He was a member of Nicholasville Baptist Church and Jessamine County Senior Citizens.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Elizabeth King; four grandchildren, Lisa Willoughby, Ricky King, Krista Lee King, and Ashley Owen Brown King; three great-grandchildren, Sean Thomas Willoughby, Benjamin Owen Willoughby, and Emma Elizabeth King, all of Jessamine County; and a cousin, Lucille Rose, Versailles.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Betts & West Funeral Home by the Rev. DeWayne Brewer. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Jon Hall, Darrell Kestel, James Beaumont, Darrell York, Mike Lambert, Frankie Sims. Honorary bearers were Milton Stinnett, John Slugantz, Dick Morton, Ben Dye, P. J. Baugh, Buck Merida, J.C. Sowers, Charlie Nichols, Kenneth Johns, Jerry York, Tommy Schue, and Bob Sewell.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Duff

  Nancy Carol Duff, 50, of Berea, wife of Mike Duff, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at her residence.

A native of Lexington, she was the daughter of Robert Slusher, Lexington, and the late Anna Jennings Smith.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by three daughters, Lavasha Renee Duff, Tara Leeann Duff, and Kayla Nicole Duff, all of Lexington; two sisters, Sherry Watts, Tampa, Fla., and Donna Hatfield, Waco; and two brothers, Raymond Slusher, Versailles, and Joey Smith, Lexington. A sister, Shiela Kim Gibbs, and a brother, Tony Slusher, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 16, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by the Rev. Kelly Jennings. Burial was in Rosecrest Cemetery in Versailles.

 

Eades

Anna Louise Renfroe "Nan" Eades, 74, of Bayberry Road., Versailles, formerly of Lexington, widow of James P. Eades, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, of cancer.

The daughter of the late H. B. and Olga Renfroe, she was retired from General Electric lamp plant. She was a member of the Southside Christian Church in Harrodsburg.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan Diane Eades Hoskins, Versailles; two sons, Jim P. Eades Jr., Hendersonville, Tenn., and Dan Allen Eades, Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren, Jeremy Eades, Erin Kyle Eades, and Cameron Eades, all of Hendersonville, Tenn., Jessica Eades Turner, Cicero, Ind., Travis Eades, Las Vegas, Nev., Brittani Stamper, Southpoint, Ohio, and Brian and Joshua Stamper, Harrodsburg; a great-granddaughter, Alexis "Lexi" Marie Turner, Cicero, Ind.; a brother and three sisters; Ray Renfroe, Rosalie Fister, and Marilyn Murphy, Lexington, and Edna Nelson, Crossville, Tenn. A brother, Herbert Renfroe, and a sister, Carolyn Renfroe, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 16, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Lexington. Casket bearers were her grandsons, and Jeremy Willis and Scottie Turner.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

 

Goldey

  Laura Ray Tincher Goldey, 79, of Versailles, widow of Bernard Goldey, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born in Bath County, she was the daughter of the late George and Martha Foley Tincher. She was a farmer in Woodford County and was retired from United Bank and Trust Company after over 30 years of service. She was a member of the Versailles First Christian Church and had attended the Versailles Baptist Church. A sister, Louise Cox, and a brother, William Clay Tincher, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Paul Cameron, Jeffrey Goldey, John Walker, Brian Spellman, Brandon Spellman, and Mike Carmickle.

Guest book available at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Hawkins

  Delores Ann Hawkins, 61, of Frankfort, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center of a sudden illness.

A native of Charlotte, N.C., she was the daughter of the late David Edgar and Jessie Marie Moore Carter. She was a retired employee of the Kentucky State Parks and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and attended the Salvation Army.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Thomas Hawkins, Frankfort; three daughters, Virginia Marie Hawkins, Midway, Bonnie Jo Hawkins and Tracy Lynn Hawkins, both of Frankfort; a brother, Timothy Carter, North Carolina; and three sisters, Joyce Menuis and Alice Elizabeth Carter, both of North Carolina, and Billy Ann Stovell, Oregon.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery by Capt. Edward Bennix. Casket bearers were Edward Thomas, Christian Jewell, Jason Jewell, Shaka Bridges, Sheriff Ted Collins, Ed Davidson, and Ed Ritchie. Harrod Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Hoffeld

  William Clarence Hoffeld, 80, of Versailles, formerly of Lexington, husband of Elaine B. Hoffeld, died Monday Jan. 16, 2006, at his residence. Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Lawrenceburg, he was the son of the late Alfred and Margaret McGlophen Hoffeld. He was retired from Texas Instruments and had worked with Kentucky Utilities for 29 years. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where he was a member of Generation Plus, was a member of Masonic Lodge #90 in Lawrenceburg, and Odd Fellows McKee Lodge #35 in Versailles. He was also a World War II veteran, having served aboard the USS Mink in the South Pacific, eventually retiring from the U.S. Naval Reserves after 26 years of service.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Sandra Morton, Elgin, Texas, Janice Lockard, Louisville, Jean Hoffeld-Shires, Richardson, Texas, and Tammy Bramlett, Versailles; a son, Rick Hoffeld, Florence; a sister, Dorothy Atkinson, Valdosta, Ga.; two brothers, Herman Hoffeld, Lawrenceburg, and Bernie Hoffeld, Prescott Valley, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. A sister, Martha Mooney, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 19, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Dr. Wesley Noss and Jim Allen. Burial will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers will be L.D. Casey, Clayton Jewell, Mark Jewell, Joe Bramlett, Dale Cole, and Greg Wells.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass or New Hope Baptist Church.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Kinman

  Herman Alfred Kinman, 81, of Jonesville, husband of Christine Caldwell Kinman, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Grant County.

He was a retired farmer and retired employee of International Permalite Company and Lingo Manufacturing Company, Florence. He was also a member and deacon of Concord Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Connie Kinman, Houston, Texas; three sons, Arthur Kinman, Dry Ridge, and Philip and Kevin Kinman, both of Versailles; two brothers, William J. Kinman, Independence, and Harold W. Kinman, Florence; and eight grandchildren.

Services were conducted Sunday, Jan 15, at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown. Burial was in the Jonesville I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Memorials suggested to Concord Baptist Church, Treasurer, 2515 Knoxville Road, Dry Ridge, KY 41035, or the American Heart Association, 2936 Vernon Place, Cincinnati, OH 45219.

 

Lyons

  Lexi Nicole Lyons, infant daughter of David and Stephanie Morrison Lyons, Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandparents, Charles and Diane Morrison, Versailles; her paternal grandparents, David Lyons Sr. and Vickie Smith, both of Harrodsburg; her great-grandparents, Charles and Juanita Nichols, Versailles, and Hilda Lawson, Lexington; two uncles, Stephen Morrison, Versailles, and Herbie Lyons, Harrodsburg; an aunt, Amanda Lyons; three cousins, Jimmy and Emily Morrison, Versailles, and Jacob Lyons, Harrodsburg; and numerous great-aunts, uncles and cousins.

Graveside services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 14, at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Lexington, by the Rev. Edward Nichols. Honorary casket bearers were Stephen Morrison and Herbie Lyons.

 

McClease

  Betty Joyce Hockensmith McClease, 65, of Frankfort, wife of James McClease, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center after a sudden illness.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Carl T. and Catherine McDaniel Hockensmith. She was retired from Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Duane Allen McClease, Frankfort; a daughter, Brigitt Lynn McClease, Frankfort; and a brother, Danny D. Hockensmith, Frankfort. A son, Michael Anthony McClease, is deceased.

Services will be announced at a later date.

 

Minnich

  Charlotte Grace Boston Minnich, 78, of Ft. Myers, Fla., wife of Kenneth Minnich, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006.

She was the daughter of Elizabeth Edwards Boston, Elgin, Texas, and the late William Robert Boston Sr.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by five children, Amy Watkins and Harold Minnich, Ft. Myers, Fla., Jimmy Minnich, Illinois, Jeanie Jones, South Carolina, and Donna Minnich, Washington, D.C.; a sister, Anita Boston McGuire, Elgin, Texas; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins in Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. A brother, William Robert Boston Jr., is deceased.

Serviced were conducted Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Harvey Engelhardt Metz Funeral Home in Ft. Myers.

Donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Ft. Myers, FL 33908, or First Presbyterian Church, 2438 Second Street, Ft. Myers, FL 33901.

 

  Morgan

  Roy Samuel Morgan Jr., 82, of Georgetown, husband of Delma Parrish Morgan, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Dec. 5, 1923, in Scott County, he was the son of the late Roy S. and Mary Elizabeth Donavan Morgan Sr. He was co-owner of Morgan & Crenshaw, a farmer and groundskeeper for Longview Country Club. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, a member of Great Crossing Baptist Church, former member and past president of Georgetown Rotary Club, Scott County Bull Shippers Club, the American Legion, V.F.W. and was a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Wanda Jennings, Georgetown; three granddaughters, Pam Power Hale, Georgetown, Sharon Gibson, Lexington, and Bethany Isaacs, Georgetown; four great-grandchildren, Alan Michael Hale, Kristin Gibson, Rachel and Andrew Isaacs; a sister, Elizabeth Popp, Midway; and many nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert Sageser and Pastor Tony Shouse. Burial was in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Alan Hale, Ted Beebe, Jeff Gibson, Kendall Isaacs, Bobby Lippert, Jesse Fields, Chuck Tackett, Jimmy Leer, Spencer Wall and Clay Conner. Honorary bearers were the Scott County Bull Shippers, Marvin Yocum, Bill Pulliam, Harlan Wilson, Clark Moore, Mike Hale, J.B. Wells, Barr Inman, Wayne Humphrey, Randy Carr, and Eura Smith.

Memorials maybe made to the Salvation Army, 1236 Paris Pike, Georgetown, KY 40324.

 

Schmidt

  Helen Woodside Schmidt, 89, of Lexington, widow of Robert Boyd Schmidt, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at her residence.

Born in Heuvelton, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Hollis T. and Lavina A. McIlwee Woodside. She was a former school teacher, a graduate of Potsdam Teachers College, Potsdam, N.Y., a member of Pisgah Presbyterian Church and KITS at Southland Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Donald Schmidt, Midway, and Robert S. Schmidt, Glendale, Ariz.; two daughters, Carol Seidel, Rockville, Md., and Elizabeth Lampe, Lexington; a sister, Lois Clark, New York; five grandchildren, Don Schmidt, David Schmidt, Cathy Johnson, Heather Vanacour, and Bryan Schmidt; five great-grandchildren, Andrew and Taylor Johnson, Jacob and Nicholas Schmidt, and Johanna Vanacour; and many nieces and nephews. A grandson, Charles Hayden “Chip” Lampe; and four brothers, Donald Woodside, Richard Woodside, Robert Woodside and Laurence Woodside, are deceased.

Memorial services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Pisgah Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Jon Martin. A private burial will be held today, Thursday, Jan. 19, at Evergreen Memory Gardens, Bourbon County. The W. R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions may be made to the Pisgah Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund, 710 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383, or to Hospice of the Bluegrass 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

 

Washington

  Marilyn H. Washington, 59, of Lexington, formerly of Midway, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Jan. 29, 1946, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Aaron F. and Mary Brown Hamilton. She was a retired Sylvania employee and a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Midway.

Survivors include a daughter, Erin Washington, Lexington; a son, Brian Hamilton, Cold Springs; a brother, Aaron Hamilton, Midway; and five grandchildren, Marquis, Cameron, Dakota, Leon and Domonique.

Services were conducted Friday, Jan. 13, at Pilgrim Baptist Church. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be made at www.clarkfuneral chapels.com.

 

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