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July 27, 2006



Mary L. Barnes, 73, of Lancaster, wife of James W. "Junior" Barnes Jr., died Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

Born Nov. 7, 1932, is Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Bertha Young Hager. She was a member of the Church of God, Nicholasville, and was recognized as a lay minister by the Department of Lay Ministries of the Church of God in 1995. She had been an employee of Lazarus in the gift wrap department for 17 years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Charles Leo Barnes, Lancaster, Mary Katherine Cuzick, Nicholasville, Doris Jean McGaughey, Taylorsville, and Nancy Ellen Paul, Nicholasville; four sisters, Molly Cook, Lexington, Lillian Roland, Jessamine County, Lida May Williams, Nicholasville, and Elizabeth Clouse, Versailles; three brothers, Virgil Hall, Stanford, and Billy Hager and Chester Hager, both of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. A daughter, Brenda Kay Barnes; two sons James Clayton and Gregory Barnes; two brothers, Roland Hager and Clayton Hall; and three sisters, Margaret Wilkerson, Ann Hager, and Jane Cheek, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, July 21, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home, Nicholasville, by the Rev. John Keyton and the Rev. Jim Marshall. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Family members served as casket bearers.



Nolan Joseph Granducci Fugazzi, 79, of Versailles, widower of Joyce Montgomery Fugazzi, died Friday, July 21, 2006.

Born April 23, 1927, in Woodford County, he was a retired Ford Motor Company engineer and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include two daughters, Ann Carolyn Barkovich, Michigan, and Gail Marie Rivard, Lexington; a son, Phillip Nolan Fugazzi, Versailles; a sister, Marie Manley, Lexington; two brothers, Frank and Paul Fugazzi, both of Lexington; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, July 24, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Gary Black. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Phillip Nolan Fugazzi, Ben Earl Montgomery III, Ben Earl Montgomery II, Larry Jewel, Stephen Barkovich and Gary Montgomery.

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Eve A. Haynes, 56, of Ft. Myers, Fla., wife of Stanley E. Haynes, died Friday, July 14, 2006.

Born June 27, 1950, in Fayette County, she was the owner of Palmetto Palms Realty in Ft. Myers and a member of Daniels Road Baptist Church. She was a Sunday school teacher and deacon’s wife.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother, Wilma Sexton, Ft. Myers; her father and stepmother, Frank and Darlene Smith, Washington State; a daughter, Erika Clark, Lexington; a son, Derrick Jason Haynes, Ft. Myers; three brothers, Ed Smith, California, Jim Smith, Texas, and Merrill Smith, Oregon; five grandchildren, Averi Clark, Rachel Clark, Blaize Haynes, Alec Clark, and Jared Clark; and several nieces and nephews. A brother, Robert Gene Smith, is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 19, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Chris Hindal and Pastor James K. Pierce. Casket bearers were Derrick Jason Haynes, Ed and Jim Smith, Al Green, Lones Taulbee, and Mike Kirby.

Donations are suggested to Daniels Road Baptist Church, 587 Daniels Pkwy, Ft. Myers, FL 33912.

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Evelyn Hester Moore, 78, of Lexington, wife of William L. Moore, died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at her residence.

Born in Mt. Olivet, she was the daughter of the late Harry Clifton and Leota Honchell Hester. She was a retired employee of IBM and a retired employee of Ryder Truck Rental,

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, William Alan Moore, Lexington; a daughter, Jan Ellen Moore White, Nicholasville; two sisters, Virginia Hester DeChristopher, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Janet Hester Murray, Mt. Olivet; a brother, Harold "Bud" Hester, South Haven, Mich.; and seven grandchildren, Jeremie C. Moore, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Matthew C. Moore, Lexington, Taylor M. Moore Hart, Ft. Lauderdale, Shelby L. Moore, Georgetown, Kathryn G. "Katie" Keaton, Georgetown, Georgia L. White, Nicholasville, and John Parker Moore, Versailles. A son, John Clifton “J.C.” Moore; a grandson, William E. "Billy" Earlywine; three brothers, Robert Hester, Ralph Hester, and Walter "Junior" Hester, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, July 24, at the W. R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, by the Rev. David Prince and the Rev. Albert Murray. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Matthew Moore, Parker Moore, Shelby Moore, Katie Moore Keaton, Georgia White, and Kasper Keaton.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40504.



Roscoe “Rocky” Richardson, 83, widower of Florence Marie Wise Richardson, died Saturday, July 22, 2006, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg.

Born in Estill County, the was the son of the late Noah and Effie White Richardson. He was a retired farmer and, in more recent years, had a mowing service in and around Versailles.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy McCloud, West Virginia, and Lillie Martin, Versailles; a son, Clifford Richardson, Shelbyville; three sisters, Nettie Skinner, Zittie Richardson, Lucie May White, all of Ohio; two stepsons, Don McIntosh, Versailles, and Ike McIntosh, Paris; 14 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Five brothers; a daughter, Jean Florian; and six sons, Douglas, Lyndon, Ferrell, Russell, Eddie, and Linville, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Estill Everman. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Doug Phelps, Sean Phelps, Mark Florian, and Brent Florian.

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Effie Lou Hodge Snow, 72, of Danville, widow of Gomer Snow, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 10, 1034, she was the daughter of the late William Allen and Linda Stull Hodge. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three sons, Johnny Snow, Stamping Ground, and Earl and Robert Snow of Stanford; seven daughters, Nancy Saylor, Nicholasville, Linda Henderson, Stanford, Carolyn Combs and Sue Sams, Winchester, Vicki Means, Irvine, Rose Foley, Versailles, and Bobbi Snow, Lancaster; 41 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Two daughters, Judy Sanchez and Betty Snow; and two grandchildren, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, July 14, at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, Moreland, by the Rev. Cleo Cox. Burial was in the Moreland Cemetery. Casket bearers were Nicholas Wells, Derek Adams, E.J. Bishop, Harold Henderson, Luke Pike, and Kenneth Means.



Cinda Wall Wellman, 59, of Versailles, wife of Ferrell Wellman, died Monday, July 17, 2006, following an accident in Traverse City, Mich.

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of Donald and Ursula Wall. She was retired from the Woodford County School District and was employed as a counselor by the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet. She was a graduate of Aiken High School and received a B.S. in psychology from the University of Kentucky. As a teenager, she danced for the Cincinnati Civic Ballet Company. She was a charter member of the Red Hat Society in Woodford County and a member of the Woodford County Homemakers. In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by two sons, Dale Wellman, Williamstown, Mass., and Chad Wellman, Versailles; and four brothers, Michael, Donald, Thomas and Stephen.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, July 21, at Rose Crest Cemetery in Versailles by the Rev. Susan Warren. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to the Woodford Humane Society, 890 Tyrone Pike, Versailles, KY 40383.



Trevor Paul Workman, 34, of Vandercook Lake, Mich., died Friday, July 14, 2006.

He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying snowmobile racing. He was employed for many years at Midbrook Products.

Survivors include five children, Zachary Paul Workman, Ryan Lee Workman, Micki Jo Clemons, Bridgette Powell, and Jerry Powell, all of Vandercook Lake; his fiancČe, Tammy Kilgore, Vandercook Lake; his mother, Catherine (Terry) Collver, Jackson, Mich.; his father, Homer Paul Workman, Versailles; a sister, Shelly Keinath, Vandercook Lake; his grandmother, Virginia Workman, Midway; a stepbrother, Keith Gray, Versailles; a niece and three nephews; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins

Services were conducted Tuesday, July 18, at Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, Mich., by the Rev. Mark Workman. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.

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