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July 29, 2010

 

Carmickle

Greta Carmickle, 41, Versailles, wife of Brad Carmickle, died Saturday, July 24, 2010.

Born in Versailles, she was the daughter of Glenn Guy of Burgin and the late Phyllis Pulliam Guy. She was a receptionist at the V.C.A. She also attended Versailles Baptist Church and was chairperson for the Relay for Life, Woodford County Chapter.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by two sons, Adam and Aaron Carmickle, both of Versailles; and a sister, Cathy Lowe, Harrodsburg. A brother, Alan Guy, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, July 27, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Bro. Victor Slatten.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Davis

Evelyn Denise "Nedie" Brown Davis, 52, of Versailles, wife of Martinez Davis Sr., died Thursday, July 22, 2010, at her home.

Born Sept. 28, 1957, in Lexington, she was the daughter of John Brown of Lexington and the late Edith Brown. A graduate of Henry Clay High School, she had attended Kentucky State University and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by a son, Martinez Davis Jr., Versailles; three brothers, Andre Brown, Los Angeles, Calif., Robbie (Sherry) Brown, Memphis, Tenn., and Darrell (Alisha) Brown, Baton Rouge, La.; two sisters, Vivian Brown, Lexington, and Angela (Terry) Hawkins, Amelia, Ohio; and two aunts, Lucy Mitchell and Mary Turner, both of Lexington.

Services were conducted Monday, July 26, at the First Baptist Church by the Rev. Floyd Greene and the Rev. Tony Wilson. Burial was in the Steele Cemetery. Casket bearers were Andre Davis, Ryan Maxberry, Nickie Nicholason, LaMont Jackson, LaBradford Winkfield, and Fard Abdullah. Honorary bearers were deacons and trustees of the First Baptist Church. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Ham

Nancy Clarine Curtis Ham, 92, of Carlisle, widow of Clyde F. Ham Sr., died Sunday, July 25, 2010, at Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home.

Born March 10, 1918, in Nicholas County, she was the daughter of the late George Oney and Serelda Jane Hill Curtis. She was a retired Nicholas County Schools cook and member of the Blue Licks Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Clyde F. "Frank" Ham Jr., Harrodsburg, and James R. "J.R." (Martha) Ham, Versailles; two daughters, Charlotte (Nathan) Williams, Winchester, and Judith (George) Borders, Gainesville, Ga.; five grandchildren, Tammy (John) Buffett, Steven Williams, Daniel (Bridget) Williams, Mary Courtney Ham, and Russell B. Ham; two great-grandchildren, John A. Williams and Jay Morgan Williams; and several nieces and nephews. Four sisters, Christine Dwelly, Nellie Graves, Louisa Ham and Pauline Jackson; and four brothers, Claude, Emery, Omar and Royce Curtis, are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 28, at the Blue Licks Christian Church by the Rev. Sam Chanslor and the Rev. Harold Hamm. Burial was in the Carlisle Cemetery. Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions suggested to the Blue Licks Christian Church.

Condolences may be made at www.mathersgaunce.com.

 

Karrick

Jean Marie Greathouse Karrick, 86, of Lexington, widow of R. Eugene Karrick, died Sunday, July 25, 2010, at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center.

Born Aug. 6, 1923, in Minneapolis, Minn., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Marie Greathouse. She was a resident of the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, Wilmore. She graduated from Midway High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II. In 1984, she retired from Central Bank after working there for 36 years. In 1975, she was the first female to become a vice-president at Central Bank. She was a member of the National Association of Banking Women (NABW). She was a founding/charter member of the Meadowthorpe Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a son, Gregory (Wilma) Lynch; three grandchildren, Laura Trentham, John Lynch and Meredith Marie Lynch; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Glenn (Paula) Greathouse, Lexington; a sister, Mary Joyce (Sissy) Short, Williamsburg, Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 28, at Kerr Brothers, Main Street, Lexington. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

 

Long

Betty Etherington Long, 72, of Lexington, widow of Charles Long, died Saturday, July 24, 2010.

Born in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late James "JT" Etherington and Edna Hollis Willard. She graduated from Versailles High School in 1956. She was a member of the Energizers senior dance group at Lexington Athletic Club. She was employed by the Lexington Opera House and the Lexington Civic Center, and was retired from McAlpins/Dillards.

Survivors include three children, Susan (Jeff) Mullins, Nancy (Teddy) Crawford, and Joe (Ann Marie) Long; three grandchildren, Ashley Long, Kelli Crawford, and Adam Long; and a great-granddaughter, Cassidy Long.

Services were conducted Tuesday, July 27, at Broadway Baptist Church. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions may be made to the Markey Cancer Foundation at www.markeycancerfoundation.org.

 

Phillips

Kenneth S. Phillips, 84, of Lexington, husband of Wanda Joan Phillips, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010.

Born in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Roy Phillips and Harriett and Harry Bland. A graduate of the University of Kentucky, he completed medical school and his orthopedic residency at the University of Louisville. He was an orthopedic surgeon for 37 years in Lexington, where he practiced at what was then Good Samaritan Hospital. He served on the board of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. In 1971, he shared an office with the late W.K. Massie, M.D. and David B. Stevens, M.D. In the ensuing years, he started holding clinics at area hospitals, starting at Woodford Memorial Hospital, Versailles, and also at King’s Daughters Hospital in Frankfort. From 1974 to 1978, he moved his practice to Frankfort. In 1978, he moved his practice back to Lexington, where he shared an office with Kooros Sajadi, M.D., and then started holding clinics in Georgetown and Paris hospitals. In the later years, he joined the staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana. He retired in 1996. During his career, he was a member of various orthopedic associations and societies throughout the country and Kentucky. He also served as a medical consultant for the Social Security disability program.

In addition to his wife of 57 years, he is survived by a brother, Roy Phillips II, Sterling, Ill. A daughter, Lisa Phillips, is deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, July 23, at Milward Mortuary, Southland, Lexington. Burial was in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Floyds Knobs, Ind.

Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, HWY 1664, Nancy, KY 42544 or Bluegrass Animal Welfare League, PO Box 4704, Lexington, KY 40544-4704.

 

Standish

Betty Jean Mee Standish, 58, of Versailles, wife of B.J. Standish, died Sunday, July 25, 2010.

Born April 28, 1952, in Middletown, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Paul Leslie and Ruby Carpenter Mee.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Rachael Standish (Chris) Head, Lexington; a son, Ryan John Standish; a sister, Sheila Mee Powers, Kalamazoo, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews. A sister, Linda Mee Hitch, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday, July 29, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, by Pastor Darrell Messer. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to The Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.

 

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