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Versailles, Ky.


 

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July 5, 2007

 

Campbell
Harold Campbell, 69, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Virginia “Doris” Carter Campbell, died Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at his residence.
Born in Scott County, he was the son of the late, Earl and Blanche Wise Campbell. He was a member of the Lawrenceburg Church of God and was a retired truck driver for A1 Portable Buildings.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Darlene Smith and Kay Spies, both of Lawrenceburg; two sons, Wesley Campbell, New Jersey, and Tommy Campbell, Tennessee; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A sister, Linda Hamilton, is deceased.
Services were conducted Friday, June 29, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Pastor Don Carter. Interment was in the Masonic Cemetery in Stamping Ground.
Guest book at Blackburnandward.com.

Curnutte
Anthony “Tony” Ellis Curnutte, 50, husband of Kathryn Gentry Curnutte, died Saturday, June 30, 2007.
Born May 5, 1957, in Lexington, he was the son of Ivan and Della Curnutte, Greensburg. He graduated from Green County High School in 1976, where he was a member of the 1975 Green County football team. He attended the University of Kentucky and was part of the 1976 Peach Bowl Championship team. He was an all conference wide receiver for Centre College, where he graduated in 1981. He was president of TechKnowledge and eBlazen. He enjoyed his family, computers and technology, and was passionate about teaching and coaching young people. An avid golfer, he was the 2006 Andover Club Champion.
In addition to his wife of 16 years, he is survived by a son, Cy, Lexington; a daughter, Rachael; Lexington; a brother, Mike Curnutte, Greensburg; a niece, Lauren Curnutte, Greensburg; and other family members.
Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the W. R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, by the Rev. Alex Kinchen and the Rev. Roger Fields. Burial will be in the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, July 5, and after 12:30 Friday at the funeral home. Casket bearers will be Jerry Larison, Steve Jude, Dr. Gary Cannon, Jason Herndon, Eric Howard, Jeff West, Marshall Dominick, and Lambert Farmer. Honorary bearers will be the 1975 Green County football team and all of his coaches, Wayne Adams, and Kathy Walsh.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Tony Curnutte Children’s Education Fund, Chase Bank, 201 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507-2002, Attn: Lonna Taylor, or in care of Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, Greensburg.


Jordan
Frank Drew Jordan, 61, of Richmond, husband of Mertle Jordan, died Monday, July 2, 2007, at his residence.
Born In Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late Jessie and Edith Jordan. His late stepfather, who raised him, was Edwin P. Davis. He was a retired plumber for Holman Preferred Mechanical Services.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Frank Drew Jordan II, Berea, and Angelia Nicol Jordan, Richmond; two grandchildren, Shelbi and Gideon Jordan; three brothers, Robert L. Jordan, Kenny Jordan and Freddie Jordan; a sister, Bennie Coy Jordan, Ohio; and an aunt, Edna Fox, Lexington.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street. Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
Contributions are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.


Leidenheimer
Edward “Eddy” Lawrence Leidenheimer, 28, of Versailles, died Saturday, June 23, 2007, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center Hospital.
Born in Park Ridge, Ill., he was the son of Barbara “Bobbi” Leidenheimer. He was trainer/owner of DreamView Stables, and was a member of many saddlehorse-affiliated associations. He was a graduate of Oak Hill Academy and attended Morehead State University.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Stephanie Leidenheimer.
A memorial service was conducted Wednesday, July 4, at Hodge Lake, Springfield. He will also be honored at a Junior League Horse Show Thursday, July 12. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, is charge of the arrangements.
The Eddy Leidenheimer Foundation for chromosome and leukemia research is being established, and a scholarship is being set up in his name. Two memorial trophies will also be set, one at the ASAC Horse Show and one at Louisville. Donations may be sent to the Eddy Leidenheimer Foundation, P.O. Box 1662, Danville, KY 40423.

Moorman
Sarah J. Moorman, 83, of Lexington, died Saturday, June 23, 2007.
Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Monroe and America Mosley Williams. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children, Patricia Henry III, Lexington, Ricky Moorman, Lexington, and Paul Moorman, Terre Haute, Ind.; a sister, Emma Brown; an aunt, Lillie Bell Mosley; and other relatives.
Services were conducted Friday, June 29, at the Shiloh Baptist Church. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Renick
Samuel Thomas Renick, 86, of Cave City, widower of Grace Strode Renick, died Friday, June 22, 2007, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow.
A native of Barren County, he was the son of the late William Henry and Kate Harris Renick. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and a member of the Cave City Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Tom Renick, Bowling Green; a daughter, Brenda Rollins, Midway; three grandchildren, Heather Dragan, Jordan Stivers, and Clay Stivers; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah Dragan and Ryan Dragan.
Services were conducted Monday, June 25, at the Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, by the Rev. Greg Farrell. Burial was in the Cave City Cemetery. Military rites were conducted by DAV Chapter 20.

Reynolds
Robert C. Reynolds, 76, of Woodford County, husband of Mary Webster Reynolds, died Thursday, June 29, 2007, at his home.
Born June 8, 1931, he was the son of the late John and Katie Long Reynolds.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a stepdaughter, Cheryl Webster.
Services were conducted Monday, July 2, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Riley
Juanita H. Riley, 86, of Lexington, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at St. Joseph East.
Born April 24, 1921, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Martha Mastin Hager. She was an employee of Shopper’s Choice Grocery for many years and retired from Morrison’s Cafeteria.
Survivors include a son, Edward Riley, Lexington; a daughter, Pat McFarland, Lexington; a brother, Walter Hager Jr.; four grandchildren, Jason T. Riley, Amy Hoffeld, Damon Sallee, and Corey McFarland; eight great-grandchildren, Jason E. Riley, Ashton and Chase Hoffeld, Kyndyll Baker, Kaitlyn and Bridgett Sallee, Trevor May, and Davin McFarland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street. Burial was in the Hillcrest Memorial Park. Casket bearers were her grandsons and Tim Hayden and Greg Gortman.

Sheets
Ernie Sheets, 63, of Versailles, husband of Peggy Sheets, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, of cancer.
Born Feb. 2, 1944, in Lexington, he was the son of the late Walter and Edith Johns Sheets. He retired from the VA Medical Center in June of 2006. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War on the USS Kittyhawk. He was a member of Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a brother, Rodney Sheets, Lexington; a daughter, Samantha Stuban, Versailles; a son, Walter Sheets, Versailles; a stepdaughter, Carla Johnson, Knoxville, Tenn.; a stepson, Chad Perry, Woodstock, Ga.; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members. Two brothers, William Joseph and Bobby Ray, are deceased.
Services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, By Dr. Hershael York. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Casket bearers were Rick Sheets, Wes Davis, John Rhodus, Mark Dawson, John Duffy, and Tommy Richardson. Honorary bearers were Wayne Hiler and Don Gesin.
Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 201, Lexington, KY 40503, or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

Sorrell
Betty Ann Sorrell, 87, widow of Richard Sorrell Sr., died Thursday, June 28, 2007, at the St. Joseph Hospital East, Lexington.
She resided at Pimlico Manor Nursing Home for the past several years, but was a former Midway resident. She had worked for over 17 years and retired from Taylor Manor Nursing Home.
Survivors include five grandchildren, Della “Tinker” Whitlock, Lexington, Willie Todd, Lexington, David Todd, Lawrenceburg, Bobby Bray, Versailles, and Richard Dale Sorrell Jr., Georgetown; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren. Two children, Della M. Bray and Richard Sorrell Jr., are deceased.
Services were conducted Saturday, June 30, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Pastor Alex Kinchen. Interment was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Bobby Bray, Martin Jumanes, Michael Tincher, Wayne Troxell, Adam Neeley, and Teddy Brophy.
Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

Todd
Gloria Etta Todd, 61, of Versailles, wife of Johnny Todd, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 29, 2007, at her residence.
Born in Irvine, she was the daughter of Myrtle Hensley Spicer of Versailles and the late James Spicer. She was a private nurse and member of the Lafayette Church of the Nazarene.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by a daughter, Trish Norton, Versailles; two sons, James “Tracy” Clemons, Danville, and Johnny “Little One” Todd, Versailles; three sisters, Lou Salyers and Alice Little, both of Jackson, and Helen Watts, Versailles; a brother, James Spicer, Versailles; and three grandchildren, Alyssa Todd, Lafe Norton, and Madison Todd. A sister, Anna Lovely, is deceased.
Services were conducted Monday, July 2, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. David McCracken. Cremation followed the services.
Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.
 



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