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July 15, 2004

 

Cloyd

Morris “Moose” Cloyd, 63, of Danville, died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, at his residence.

Born Aug. 12, 1940, in Junction City, he was the son of the late Julian L. Cloyd and Minnie Doss Cloyd. He was a construction worker.

Survivors include three daughters, Tracy Crawford, Mt. Sterling, Debbie Hall, Russell Springs, and Donna McCarty, Junction City; two sons, Keith and Kevin Cloyd, both of North Middletown; two brothers, Donald Cloyd, Stanford, and Phillip Cloyd, Versailles; and 11 grandchildren.

Services were conducted Saturday, July 10, 2004, at Preston-Prewitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Harley Humfleet. Burial was in Junction City Cemetery. Casket bearers were Roger, Danny, and Josh Cloyd, Ethan Crawford, Jason McCarty, Brad Muntz, and Rick Crawford.

 

Collins

Janice Loretta Washington Collins, 55, of Curry Court, died Monday, July 5, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of Cora Emma Combs Washington and the late Jerome E. Washington. She was a member of the Second Christian Church, Midway, and worked for over 30 years for Texas Instruments, Versailles.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters, Yolanda Collins and Juanita Collins; a son, Jerome Walter "J.W." Collins; a granddaughter, Jasmine Collins; a sister, Brenda Jackson; an uncle, Joe Louis Washington; three great aunts, Pinkie Spriggs, Thelma Mazey and Bettie Mae Hurt; a niece, Ayana Dixon; a nephew, Jeremy Campbell; a great-niece, Maya Noelle Dixon; and numerous cousins and other relatives.

Services were conducted Friday, July 9, 2004, at Second Christian Church, Midway. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Egbert

Marvin M. Egbert, 56, of Shryocks Ferry Road, husband of Marcia Mullins Egbert, died Friday, July 9, 2004.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Robert and Daisy Redmon Egbert. He was the information systems manager for Commonwealth Office of Technology, a member of Woodford Community Christian Church, and Woodford Hills Men's Association.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Megan Egbert McDonald; a son, Chad Walker Egbert; a grandson, Cole Walker Hampton, all of Versailles; three brothers, Granville Egbert, Versailles, William Egbert, Lawrenceburg, and Michael Egbert, Frankfort. A sister, Peggy Egbert Slatten, and a brother, Bobby Wayne Egbert, are deceased.

Services were conducted Sunday, July 11, 2004, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Gary Black, the Rev. Mike Rohach, and the Rev. Randy Nation. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Chad, Granville, William, and Michael Egbert, Mark McDonald, Pat Mullins and Tom Yolton. Honorary bearers were John Gabbard, Tom Mireault, Steve Wallin, Mike Wallen, Dave Burke, David Woods, Billy Douglas, Tom Marshall, Lance Butler, Roger Reeves, Tom Breeding, and Commonwealth Office of Technology staff.

Contributions are suggested to Woodford Community Christian Church Building Fund or Woodford County Senior Citizens Center.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Gatson

Dianne Shearer Gatson, 51, of Winchester, died Friday, July 9, 2004, at the Clark Regional Medical Center.

A native of Nicholasville, she was the daughter of Esther Bruner Shearer, Winchester, and Claude E. Shearer, Missouri. She worked as an office controller and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Bennett Claire Gatson, Nicholasville; a sister, Sandra Shearer, Fort Wayne, Ind.; aunts and uncles Jo Ann and Willard Corman, Versailles, and Bob and Anita Bruner, San Manuel, Ariz.; and a step-grandmother, Hazel Bruner, Nicholasville. A sister, Patricia Neale Shearer; her maternal grandfather, Robert Bruner; and her paternal grandfather, Claude Shearer, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at the Scobee Funeral Home by the Rev. Jeffery A. Sames. Burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers were Joe Nolan, Larry Long, Jimmy Spurgeon, Tim Hutchens, Bo Conn, and Vaughn Wilson. Honorary bearers were Dr. Bennett Asher, Bud and Carolyn Todd, Alberta Bressler, Julia Wilson, Bob and Lucille Rainey, Trish and Raymond Lacy, Ada Cobb, Judy Nunn, and T.C. Christopher. T

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Hamilton

Joseph Edward "Ed" Hamilton, 62, of Lexington, husband of Barbara Fowler Hamilton, died Sunday, July 11, 2004 at his residence of congestive heart failure.

Born in Washington County, he was the son of the late Joseph T. and Elizabeth Kelly Hamilton. He was retired from The Kroger Company store management, a member of Cathedral of Christ the King Catholic Church, and a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Kelly Hamilton Carl, Versailles, and Kimberly Hamilton Montgomery, Lexington; two granddaughters, Hope ReneČ Hamilton, Versailles, and Anna Marie Montgomery, Lexington; siblings, Margaret Hamilton Smith and Betty Hamilton, both of Springfield, Leo Hamilton, Lebanon, and Christine O'Bryan, Louisville; and many nieces and nephews. A brother, James D. Hamilton, and a sister, Joyce Ann Hamilton, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, July 15, 2004, at Cathedral of Christ the King Catholic Church, 299 Colony Blvd., Lexington, by the Rev. Pat Fitzsimons. Burial will follow in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Nicholasville. Casket bearers will be Tony Ray, Terry Ray, Robert Ray, Jonathan Ray, Nathan Ray, Larry Smith, Scott O'Bryan, and Justin Fowler. Honorary bearers will be family and friends. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the D.A.R.E. Program of Woodford County, c/o Woodford County Sheriff's Office, 103 Main Street, Versailles, KY 40383, or the American Heart Association - Ky. Region, 333 Guthrie Street, Suite 207, Louisville, KY 40202, or the Sheriff's Boys and Girls Ranch, P.O. Box 57, Gilbertsville, KY 42044.

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Hutchens

James Ray Hutchens, 52, of Versailles, died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

He was the son of Wallace Hutchens of Carrollton and the late Barbara White Hutchens.

In addition to his father, he is survived by a sister, Gladys Coffey, Sanders; and two brothers, Wayne Hutchens, Lawrenceburg, and Lawrence Hutchens, Versailles.

Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at the Robinson Family Cemetery in Estill County by the Rev. Bill Burkehart. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Jones

Mack Jones, 84, of 157 Jones Lane, widower of Bessie S. Jones, died Sunday, July 11, 2004.

Born in Clark County, he was a fifth generation farmer representing well over 100 years of farming. His father and mother, the late Gardner and Bertha Stone Jones, brought him to Woodford County in 1935 and along with his brothers farmed cattle, tobacco, hogs, and sheep. At one time he was farming over 400 acres of land and had over 300 head of sheep.

He was a member and past president of the Woodford County Farm Bureau. He was a member for over 35 years of the Pinckard Baptist Church and was a former trustee.

He is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Jones and Marie Taylor; a son, Tom Jones; and a brother, Ambrose Jones, all of Woodford County; six grandchildren, Erik Taylor, Chad Taylor, Hope Patterson, Aaron Jones, Talitha Jones, and Keenan Jones; and two great grandchildren, Bryce Patterson and Kyleigh Taylor. Four brothers, Harvey, Clay, Jess, and Matt (Tiney) Jones, are deceased.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. today, Thursday, July 15, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Simpson. Interment will follow at the Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Eric Taylor, Chad Taylor, Aaron Jones, James Smith, Philip Patterson, Brad Nally, and Keenan Jones.

Memorials are suggested to the Pinckard Baptist Church Building Fund or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Patterson

Glenn Thomas Patterson, 75, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Edith Short Patterson, died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, at Heritage Hall Center.

Born Aug. 31, 1928, in Galatia, Ill., he was the son of the late Floyd and Esther Boehner Patterson. He was a retired employee of Rand McNally in Versailles with 20 years of service, a former employee of McDonald’s in Lawrenceburg for six years, and a member of Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, Lawrenceburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Cooper and Renee Casson, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Roger Patterson, Versailles, and Ronnie Patterson, Castaic, Calif.; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; two great granddaughters; and three step-great granddaughters.

The body was cremated. Gash Memorial Chapel, Lawrenceburg, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Rice

Joshua Michael Rice, 18, of Tincher Drive, died Sunday, July 11, 2004, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born March 11, 1986, Joshua was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church and an alumnus of St. Leo School. He played baseball, was on the wrestling team and swimming team at Woodford County High School, and graduated in 2004 with honors. He was a member of the National Honor Society and the Beta Club. He had been a lifeguard at Falling Springs Arts and Recreation Center.

He had enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was to have entered service on Aug. 23.

He is survived by his parents, Mark S. and Karen M. Rice and Sharon Kay Rice, Versailles; two sisters, Samantha Patterson and Becky Rice, both of Versailles; a brother, Terrell Renfro, Lexington; his grandparents, Bob and Jackie Rice, Lawrenceburg, Mary Metzger, Versailles, and Pearlie Slatten, Versailles; and his niece and nephews, Quinton Patterson, Rachael Lauren Patterson, and Trinity McDaniel.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at St. Leo Catholic Church by Fr. Dan Noll, Fr. Charles McDonald, and Fr. Raymond Stratman. Interment was at Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Morgan Meekins, Jon Bott, Jordan Dale, William Downey, Larry Blackburn, and Chris Hoskins. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials suggested to St. Leo School, 239 North Main Street, Versailles, KY 40383.

 

Sallee

Lillian Mae Sallee, 77, of Wilmore, widow of William "Billy" Sallee, died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center.

Born July 24, 1926, in Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Adie Guy Brock. She had been an employee of Barrett Midway Sewing Factory and Fitch's Grocery before retiring, and was a member of Mt. Freedom Baptist Church. She also was a charter member of the VFW Post 11138 Women's Auxiliary.

Survivors include her five children, Billie Jean Rainwater, Robert Sallee, Helen Sims, and Donnie Sallee, all of Wilmore, and Betty Beatty, Georgetown; a sister, Myrtle Broaddus, Lexington; three brothers, Tom Brock, Nicholasville, Lucian Brock, Versailles, and Donald Brock; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. Three infant children, Michael, Patricia, and Margaret Sallee; three brothers, Bill, John Raleigh and Harry Brock; a sister, Margie Perkins; and a great grandson, Christopher Kirkpatrick, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, July 12, 2004, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home by Bro. Ike Adams and the Rev. Bill Bales. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Grandsons and family members were casket bearers.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, Jessamine County.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Sharp

Lawrence "Larry" Sharp Jr., 72, of Lexington, husband of Carolyn Hill Sharp, died Saturday, July 10, 2004, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

Born in Wilmore, he was a son of the late Lawrence Sharp and Maime Wilhiote Sharp Williams. He was an owner and franchisee of Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants for 38 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Debbie S. Hensley and Leslie C. Sharp, both of Lexington; two sons, Graylon Sharp, Danville, and James Hill, Midway; a half sister, Helen Vanderpool, Danville; 10 grandchildren, Chris Ross, Shannon Dowdy, Jason Hensley, Crystal Hensley, Grace C. Davis, Ashleigh Hill, Seleste Hill, Nate Hill, Jack Hill, and Luke Hill; a great granddaughter, Alana Taylor; and numerous aunts and uncles.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by the Rev. Don Dixon. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Brian Davis, James Hill, Mark Hensley, Mike Miller, Danny Galloway, and Bill Day.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Kidney Foundation of Central Kentucky, 2417 Regency Road, Lexington, KY 40502.

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Tilghman

Lois Tilghman, 67, of McCracken Pike, wife of Jack Tilghman, died Friday, July 9, 2004, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Born July 11, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Jacob Craig and Blanche Caudle Sutherland. She was a member of the Millville Christian Church and was a retired employee of Kentucky Retirement Systems.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, April Jackson, Owen County, and Alyce Tilghman, LaGrange; two sons, Billy Cline, Woodford County, and Tommy Tilghman, Versailles; and a brother, Doug Sutherland, Frankfort.

Services were conducted Monday, July 12, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Ray Holdren. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the Markey Cancer Center.

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Wiley

Alice Lee Barber Wiley, 84, of Frankfort, wife of Raymond Wiley, died Monday, July 12, 2004, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home in Versailles.

Born June 13, 1920, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late James Earnest and Katherine Clark Barber. She was a retired employee of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. For over 25 years, was a member Thornhill Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher. She was also a member of the Frankfort Women’s Club and Frankfort Garden Club.

In addition to her husband she is survived by a brother, Roy Wayne Barber, Florida; four nieces, Marilyn Flora, Shelbyville; Brenda Alice Reed, Versailles; Kaye Triplett, Frankfort; Cindy Lee Vermaas, Fla.; a nephew, Mark Wayne Barber, Fla.; five great nieces; two great nephews; and a great-great niece. A sister, Thelma Barber Blackburn, and a brother, William Barber, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, July 15, 2004, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home Chapel in Versailles by the Rev. Steve Payne and the Rev. Jon Sutphin. Burial will follow at Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Mike Triplett, Johnny Sherrard, Brennan Flora, Griff Howard, Jeremy Triplett and Allen Dobson. Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Thornhill Baptist Church.

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