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July 5, 2001 issue


Marion F. Bromagen

Marion F. Bromagen, 71, of Lexington, husband of Nancy Norton Bromagen, died Saturday, June 30, 2001. He was the son of the late Allan and Anna Stone Bromagen of Sharpsburg.

He was a commodities broker for Bromagen Commodities. He was a retired U.S. Army first sergeant, having served for 21 years in the military during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Conflict. He received the Bronze Star, and Air Medal, the National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, the Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device 1960, the Combat Infantry Badge and Good Conduct Medal.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mary Shrout, Sharpsburg; two sons, Tim Bromagen, Naperville, Ill., and Mark Bromagen, Covington, Ga.; four grandchildren, Whitney Taylor Shrout, Sharpsburg, Emily and Jack Bromagen, Naperville, Ill., and Brody Cole Bromagen, Covington, Ga.; four brothers, Henry Bromagen, Lexington, Howard Bromagen, Mt. Sterling, Glenn Bromagen, Versailles, and Bill Bromagen, Lexington; a sister, Jeannie Campbell, Mt. Sterling; and several nieces and nephews, including Ashley, Bo, and Tyler Bromagen, Versailles. A sister, Ann Bromagen, is deceased.

Services will be conducted today, Thursday, July 5, at 10 a.m. at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland by the Rev. Mark Harvey. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Tim and Mark Bromagen, Walter Shrout, Ned Norton, Herbie Herbert, and Tom Bromagen.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association, 2201 Regency Road, Lexington, KY 40503.


Harold L. Crockett

Harold Lester Crockett, 79, of Williamstown, a retired design engineer for GTE Sylvania, Versailles, died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Grant County.

A World War II U.S. Army veteran, he was also employed by Hytron Electronics, Newburyport, Mass., and worked for two years as a Grant County Schools bus driver. He was a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church of West Newbury, Mass., the Williamstown VFW #1918, a member of the Masonic Lodge in Lynn, Mass., and was the owner of 1-75 Campers Village in Dry Ridge and owner/operator of Golden Tans in Williamstown.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen Cleary Crockett, Williamstown; three sons, David Crockett, Versailles, Harold "Babe" Crockett, Jekyll Island, Ga., and Tim Crockett, Frankfort; three daughters, Lois Ann Blades, Debbie J. Lower and Ellen Marie Hall, all of Williamstown; 17 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Services were conducted on Saturday, June 30, 2001, at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home. Burial was in Broadridge Cemetery, Dry Ridge.


Shirley Joyce Greene

Shirley Joyce Greene, 73, of Lexington, retired operator of Shirley's House Day Care Center, wife of Bill Greene, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001.

Services were conducted Monday, July 3, 2001, at Faith Baptist Church, Versailles. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Helping Hand or Faith Baptist Church Building Fund, Versailles.


Jermain Harris

Jermain Harris, 25, of Lexington, son of Ann Harris and Marvin "Butchie Boo" Webb, died Sunday, June 24, 2001.

He was a graduate of Henry Clay High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University, and was a member of the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.

Other survivors include two sisters, Myra Wilkerson and Erica Cotton; a brother, Marlon Wilkerson; several aunts and uncles, Roberta, Jessie, Barbara Harris, Thomas Harris, Betty and Joseph Mullins, Jo Ann, Coronna, Bonnie Webb, Earlene Brown, Walker Jr., and Lic. Robert Webb, Lexington, Lic. Otis Webb, Louisville, the Rev. Roy Webb, Versailles, and Sharon Hopkins, Nashville, Tenn.; and three nephews and three nieces. His grandparents, Andrew Tom Harris, Walker L. Webb Sr., and Josephine Garner Webb are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, June 30, 2001, at Shiloh Baptist Church. Burial was in Cove Haven Cemetery. Smith & Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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