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January 31, 2008



Clark Bailey Jr., 79, of Harlan, husband of Betty Cornett Bailey, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008.

Born March 23, 1928, he was the son of the late Dr. W Clark Bailey, M.D. and Agnes Asher Bailey. He was a member of the Harlan High School boys’ basketball Kentucky state champions of 1944, a U.S. Navy Korean War Veteran, a graduate of Georgetown College, a former general manager of Asher Mining, a former trust officer of the Bank of Harlan, a trustee of Georgetown College, a trustee of Oneida Baptist, a member of the Harlan Baptist Church, were he was a Sunday school supervisor, a deacon and a boys’ Sunday school teacher.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Dr. Clark Bailey, M.D. (Amy), Versailles, and Barbara Bailey Cowden (Roger), Lexington; six grandchildren, Sarah Bailey, Matthew Bailey, Abby Bailey, Elaine Bailey, Courtney Cowden, and Clark Cowden; and two cousins, King Rice and Bill Rice.

Services were conducted Friday, Jan. 25, at the Harlan Baptist Church by Dr. John Ditty. Burial was in the Resthaven Cemetery. Casket bearer were Claude Wilson, Shelb Wilson, Sam Alloway, John Ingram Jr., Tim Howard, Timothy Clark Rice, Chris Jones, Mike Forester, and Willard Carmical. Rich Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Donations may be made to the Harlan Baptist Church Elevator Fund.

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Alma Headley Haggin, 96, of Woodford County, widow of Louis Lee Haggin II, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008.

Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Hal Price and Martha Withers Headley. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, and was formerly active with Idle Hour Country Club, the Keeneland Club and Garden Club of America.

Survivors include a son, Louis Lee (Bettie Bos) Haggin III, Lexington; three daughters, Martha Haggin Broadbent, Alma Haggin (C.V.) Ethington, and Anne Haggin (Russell) Graham, all of Lexington; a brother, Hal Price Headley Jr., Lexington; two sisters, Alice Headley Chandler and Patricia Headley Green, both of Lexington; 10 grandchildren, Louis Lee (Beth) Haggin IV, James Ben Ali (Mary Wis) Haggin, Margaret Gay Haggin (Tom) VanMeter, Richard F. (Pattie) Broadbent IV, Martha Broadbent (John) Mayer, Allison Broadbent (Aaron) Vandenhouten, John P. Broadbent, Louis T. H. Gaver, John M. Gaver III, and Julia Roach (Morgan) Hodges; and 14 great-grandchildren, Louis Lee Haggin V, William Cabot Haggin, Chenault Browning Van Meter, George Headley VanMeter, James Ben Ali Haggin II, Richard F. Broadbent V, William Field Broadbent, Lisle LeBus Broadbent, Griffin F. Pursley Mayer, Walker Haggin Mayer, Addison Carrick Hodges, Camden Morgan Hodges, Grayson Carrington Hodges, and Emily Marie Vandenhouten. Two sisters, Martha Johnston and Adele Headley; and a grandson, William J. Roach Jr., are deceased

Services were conducted Friday, Jan. 25, at First Presbyterian Church by Dr. Lee Bowman and the Rev. Kirk Hall. Casket bearers were James E. "Ted" Bassett III, Hal Price Headley, and her grandsons. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. The W.R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 171 Market Street, Lexington, KY 40507, or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.



Charles Lee Long, 57, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Charles P. Long and Mattie Long Bell. He was a member of the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Charles C. Long; two sisters, Peggy (Fred) Harris and Wanda (John) Perdue; a companion, Hazel Fields, and her son, Norman (Tiffany) Fields; a stepbrother, Gene (Sharon) Bell; two aunts; an uncle; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A sister, Linda Long, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 28, at Smith and Smith Funeral Home by Pastor Clyde Beverly II. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Frankfort.



Evelyn Cook Warren, 74, widow of Ed Warren, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008.

Born in Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the late Julius and Media Lowery Cook. She was a homemaker most of her life.

Survivors include a son, Mike (Lauren), Midway; three brothers, Clark Cook, Lexington, Logan Cook, Clarksville, Tenn., and Neal Cook, Tampa, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Camp Nelson Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 31, at the funeral home.

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

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