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Versailles, Ky.


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January 4, 2007


Edith Juanita Boggess, 83, wife of Donald Boggess, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, in Lexington.
Born in Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Agnes Nelson Swarm. She was a homemaker for many years and a member of King’s Way Assembly of God Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Stewart, Arkansas, and Dianna Robinson, Piqua; a son, Roger Boggess, Versailles; a sister, Grace Redmond, Illinois; and five grandchildren, Alyse Erbele, Wes Boggess, Aaron Robinson, Eric Stewart, and Jason Stewart.
Services were conducted Friday, Dec. 29, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Pastor William Robinson. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Aaron Robinson, Nathanial Erbele, Jason Stewart, Eric Stewart, David Boggess, and Barry Boggess.
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Barry Anthony Bradley, 52, of Lexington, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born in Bluefield, W.Va., he was the son of Paul and Augustine Fuda Bradley of Lexington. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed in the service and maintenance department of Quantrell Cadillac.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Mike Bradley, Lexington; two nephews, Andy Bradley, Versailles, and Scott Bradley, Lexington; a great-nephew, Mason Bradley; and a great-niece, Sarah Bradley.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 4, at Camp Nelson National Cemetery by Minister Ronnie Hupp. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. today at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or the American Diabetes Association, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 110, Louisville, KY 40218.

Nannie Blanche Daugherty Hovater, 98, of Nicholasville, widow of Walter E. Hovater, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006.
The daughter of the late Robert Walter and Hallie Hill Daugherty, she attended Georgetown College and Transylvania University, and she later got her B.A., M.A. and Rank 1 from the University of Kentucky. She taught school in Kentucky and Florida for over 40 years, teaching in Nicholasville as well as the first integrated school in Louisville. She and her husband owned the Pink Pony Farm in Versailles and later a horse farm in McIntosh, Fla. She was a member of Nicholasville Baptist Church.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, William Moss Daugherty and Charles Walter Daugherty, and a sister, Lorraine Daugherty McMurtry, are deceased.
Memorial services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 30, at Betts & West Funeral Home.
Donations are suggested to Jessamine County Hospice or the Nicholasville Baptist Church.

Bobby C. Sims, 74, of 115 Powhatan Drive, husband of Joyce Bain Sims, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at his residence.
Born Oct. 20, 1932, he was the son of the late Howard and Bessie Quisenberry Sims. He was a retired truck driver for Yellow Freight Systems and an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church, American Legion Post #67, and the Teamsters Union #651.
In addition to his wife of 50 years, he is survived by three daughters, Shelia Sparkman, Lawrenceburg, Teresa Johnson, Nicholasville, and Lisa Gaines, Versailles; a son, David Sims, Versailles; four sisters, Mary King, Lawrenceburg, Betty Hatton, Lawrenceburg, Doris Flora, Versailles, and JoAnn Beasley, Versailles; three brothers, Paul Sims, Tommy Sims and Leon Sims, all of Versailles; and four grandchildren, Jason Gaines, Nicolas Sims, Brandon Creech, and Eric Sparkman. A brother, Henry “Jug” Sims, and a grandson, Bobby Bain Sparkman, are deceased.
Services were conducted Friday, Dec. 29, at the New Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. James Allen and the Rev. Wesley Noss. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were David Sims, Jason Gaines, Brandon Creech, Nicolas Sims, Steve Johnson, Dale Sparkman, Danny Gaines, and Ray Hatton. Turpin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Audrey Jones Ward, 82, of Midway, wife of Jesse D. Ward, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at her residence.
Born July 11, 1924, in Scott County, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Lola Curtis Jones. She was a retired Kentucky state employee and was a member of the Midway Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Sheila Wade, Versailles; a sister, Evelyn M. Baldwin, Lexington; a brother, Harold M. Jones, Versailles; two grandchildren, Jason and Josh Wade; and a great-grandson, Dalton Wade. A daughter, Brenda Joy Ward, and a brother, Bobby Jones, are deceased.
Services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 30, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Doug Simpson. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Bob Wade, Jason Wade, Josh Wade, Dalton Wade, Rick Baldwin, and Dennie Baldwin.
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