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July 28, 2011



Sister Agnes Edward Boarman, 98, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home.

Born May 4, 1913, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Edward Austin and Agnes Alberta Boarman. She was a Catholic sister for 77 years.

Survivors include a brother and a sister; and several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

A funeral Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Taylor Manor Chapel. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time for services. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Taylor Manor Nursing Home, 300 Berry Avenue, Versailles, KY 40383.



Jeanette K. Delnay, 69, of Louisville, formerly of Woodford County, wife of David Delnay, died Saturday, July 16, 2011, at her home.

She was a member of Westport Road Baptist Church for 28 years and was vice-president of the Louisville North Eastern Gideons.

In addition to her husband of 46 years, she is survived by a son, Tony Delnay (Jayme); a daughter, Holly Delnay Dunigan (John); a sister, Kay Morrow (Bill); a brother, Johnny Riles (Becky); and six grandchildren. A daughter, Teri K. Delnay, is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 20, at Westport Road Baptist Church, Louisville. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pearson Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home, Louisville, was in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Gideon International or Westport Road Baptist Church.



Randall Donahue, 76, of Loretto, widower of Janice Miles Donahue, died Monday, July 25, 2011, at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.

Born Jan. 13, 1935, in Nelson County, he was the son of the late John Francis and Marie Asia Mattingly Donahue. He was a former Kentucky state senator, Marion County jwudge-executive, president of the Bank of Loretto and a former automobile dealer. He was a former member of Lincoln Trail Development Aging Committee, Knights of Columbus, Loretto Sportsman Club, and St. Francis of Assisi Church. He was instrumental in acquiring grants for water and sewer systems in Marion County.

Survivors include a son, Randy Donahue (Angie), Versailles; six daughters, Karen Manges (Tom), Versailles, Joan Mattingly (Rick), Bardstown, Sarah Osbourne (David), Louisville, Betty Benningfield (Dion), Lebanon, Chrissy Mattingly (Michael), Versailles, and Holly Hamill (Shawn), Louisville; three sisters, Jane Durbin, Bardstown, Doris Gorman (Joe), Townsend, Tenn., and Carol Tuttle (Mark), Lexington; five brothers, Leon Donahue (Sue), Louisville, Jim Donahue (Bette), Bardstown, Billy Donahue (Martha Jean), Louisville, Tommy Donahue (Rose), Bardstown, and Larry Donahue (Pam), Avon, N.C.; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A sister, Linda Sullivan, and three brothers, James Donald, Joseph Nolan, and Robert Paschal Donahue, are deceased.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Saint Francis, by the Rev. R. Joseph Hemmerle. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Casket bearers will be Jon Donahue, Tyler Donahue, Matt Byrd, Zach Byrd, Anthony Osbourne and Clay Manges. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, July 28, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with a prayer service at 6.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, 2nd Floor, Bethesda, MD 20814, or Hospice of Nelson County, 111 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY 40004.



Whitney Dunlap II, 79, of Springdale Farm, Versailles, widower of Sally Maggard Dunlap, died Sunday, July 24, 2011.

Born Jan. 15, 1932, in Kansas City, Kan., he was the son of Anne Arthur and Tavner Dunlap Sr. His mother having passed away at his birth, he came to Kentucky where he was raised by his uncle, Whitney Dunlap, and then by his father and step-mother, Myrtle Dunlap. A graduate of Versailles High School, he was president of his senior class and earned national honors as a Star Farmer in the FFA. He graduated with a BS in agriculture from the University of Kentucky, where he also was a brother in Kappa Alpha Order and in ROTC. Following college he served in the U.S. Air Force as squadron navigator, reaching the rank of captain. He returned to Woodford County in 1960, where he made his home on ancestral land. He was a successful and innovative farmer who led the introduction of no-till farming, double cropping, crop mapping, direct marketing and other technologies in conjunction with the UK College of Agriculture. He was a lifelong member of Pisgah Presbyterian Church, serving in many capacities. He was an avid fan of UK basketball, keeping statistics at each game. He was a part-year resident of Naples, Fla., and enjoyed gathering with his friends at the Coffee Club and playing golf at the Country Club of Naples.

Survivors include a daughter, Martha Dunlap (William Jr.) Hoagland, Louisville; a son, Whitney (Margaret) Dunlap III, Richmond; four grandchildren, Whitney Hoagland (Christopher) Byrley and William P. Hoagland III, both of Louisville, and Thomas Alexander Dunlap and John Hardin Dunlap, both of Richmond; two sisters-in law, Ruth Ann Storrow, Lexington, and Page Colcord Dunlap, Danville; and numerous cousins.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. today, Thursday, July 28, in the Academy Building of Pisgah Presbyterian Church. Services will follow at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Casket bearers will be William P. Hoagland III, Thomas A. Dunlap, John H. Dunlap, Tavner B. Dunlap, Graham P. Dunlap, Joel L. Storrow, and Alan B. Storrow. Milward Funeral Home, Broadway, Lexington, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Pisgah-Mentors & Meals Program, c/o Pisgah Church, 710 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383, or Woodford County Salvation Army, c/o Phyllis Carey, 200 Heritage Road, Versailles, KY 40383.



Robert Allen Sargent-Shetrone, of Versailles, infant son of Amanda Sargent and John R. Shetrone, died Sunday, July 24, 2011.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandmother, Theresa Lancaster, Harrodsburg; his maternal grandfather, Loren (Linda) Lancaster, Versailles; his paternal grandmother, Patricia Brumback, Lawrenceburg; his paternal grandfather, Carl Shetrone, Frankfort; and his paternal great-grandparents, the Rev. Gilbert and Ann Sargent, Versailles.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 27, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Gilbert Sargent. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery.

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Hailey Renee White, 9, of Versailles, beloved sister, daughter, niece, granddaughter, special cousin and friend to everyone, left this world to be in the arms of the Lord July 18, 2011.

Hailey was a student at Huntertown Elementary School.

She is survived by her parents, Leslie Coovert White and Justin White, both of Versailles; a brother, Jacob White, Versailles; her maternal grandparents, Mike and Diane Martin, Versailles; her paternal grandparents, Bob and Shirley White, Versailles; her paternal great-grandmother, Melvina Berger, Versailles; her paternal great-grandparents, Jack and Edna White, Midway; and a special aunt, Aimee White Giordan, Harrodsburg.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, July 28, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Frankie Layne. Burial will follow in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Nina Ramirez, Carol McDonald, Davie Richards, Allen Leigh, Chris Griffie and Shannon Porter. Honorary bearers will be Jacob White, Michael Coovert, Steven Coovert, Martin Coovert, Jim Giordan, Lauren White, Annie White, Gracie White, Aimee White Giordan, Jamie White, Mallory Kirtley, Mary Ann Tillett, Brian Schmidt and Adam McDonald, and Sheena Godbey.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodford Humane Society.

(Paid obituary)


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