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Versailles, Ky.


 

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June 14, 2007

 

Bartlett
Louise Bartlett, 78, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born Nov. 3, 1928, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Charles T. and Fannie Lee Tolls Bartlett Sr. She was a member of the Versailles Presbyterian Church and was retired from the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company.
Survivors include two sisters, Frances Dunn and Irene Bobbitt, both of Versailles; two brothers, Charles Bartlett Jr., Versailles, and Collette “Doc” Bartlett, New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Gaye Bartlett; and four sisters, Edwina Carroll, Emma Ward, Valerie Eaves, and Mary Dedman, are deceased.
Services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Tom Hinkle. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Harold Dedman, Wayne Dedman, Larry Bartlett, Gary Bartlett, Dwayne Kincaid and Mark Carroll. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Brittain
Bill Ross Brittain, 72, of Lexington, husband of Bette Miller Brittain, died Thursday, June 7, 2007, at the Hospice Care Center.
Born in Harlan, he was the son of the late Frank and Anna Brittain. He was a retired vice president for Home Federal Savings Bank and a retired teacher for Harlan High School. He was active at Woodford Community Christian Church, where he was baptized.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Damon Bill Brittain, Lexington; two daughters, Karen Brittain, Lexington, and Donna Daniel, Nicholasville; three grandsons, Carson Daniel, Noah Daniel, and Cooper Brittain; a sister, Carolyn Metcalfe, Harlan; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted Monday, June 11, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by the Rev. Dave Menser. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504 or Woodford Community Christian Church, 320 Hope Lane, Versailles, KY 40383.

Cummins
Elmore Jason “Box” Cummins, 28, son of Dora Cummins of Versailles, died Sunday, June 10, 2007, at his home.
Born in Lexington, he was a former stock clerk at Kroger in Versailles.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two children, Bailey Rae Ann Cummins and Jason Braden Cummins, both of Georgetown; his former wife, Rachael L. Hurt, Georgetown; and five sisters, Brenda Wilson, Lawrenceburg, Dora Wilson, Dorothy Tackett, Jeanette Phelps, and Pamela Reynolds, all of Versailles. His father, Elmore C. Cummins, and a sister, Patricia Cummins, are deceased.
Services were conducted Wednesday, June 13, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Gilbert “Jake” Sargent. Interment will be at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, June 14, in the Alton Cemetery, Anderson County. Casket bearers will be Chris Purvis, Terry Wilson, Daniel Cummins, Alan Wilson, Kenny Smith, Thomas Flora, Chris Rust, and Ismael Garcia. Honorary bearers will be Gene Cummins, David Lee Wilson, Ricky Reynolds, and Sean Sutton.
Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

Fowler
Joan Berryman Fowler, 70, widow of Samuel Robert “Bob” Fowler, died Saturday, May 19, 2007, in Destin, Fla.
Born in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late Robert Stuart and Martha Gay Bridgforth Berryman. She retired as a flight attendant for Delta Airlines after 32 years of service, and moved from Atlanta to Destin. She was a graduate of Margaret Hall Academy, Versailles, attended Centre College in Danville, and was a charter member of Cornerstone Presbyterian Church of Destin, where she served as a trustee and treasurer.
Survivors include a brother, Robert Stuart Berryman, Lexington; a stepson, Samuel Robert “Bob” Fowler, Douglasville, Ga.; a stepdaughter, Renee Fowler Spence, Fayetteville, Ga.; five grandchildren, Jeremiah Michael Spence, Joshua Caine Spence, Jennifer Nicole Spence, Hanna Renee Fowler, and Halle Skye Fowler; a niece, Brenda Berryman Barrett; and several cousins.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, in the Versailles Cemetery by the Rev. Dewey Roberts, pastor of her church in Destin. The W. R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Pisgah Presbyterian Church, 710 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383.

Guynn
Joseph G. Guynn, 74, of Lexington, widower of Toni Corbin Guynn, died Thursday, June 7, 2007, of cancer.
Born in Midway, he was the son of the late Stanley and Nellie Guynn. He was a former employee of Sayre School, retired owner of Loving Care Daycare Center in Nicholasville, and was retired from Lexington Blue Grass Army Depot. He was a Navy Korean War veteran, having served aboard the USS Missouri, and was a member of Southland Christian Church.
Survivors include his children, Nancy Earlywine, Paris, Stanley “Buddy” Guynn, Nicholasville, Steven Guynn, Lexington, Sandy Marshall, Georgetown, and Joseph Guynn Jr., Lexington; 11 grandchildren, Steven, Brandon, Tony and Matthew Guynn, Jason, Todd and Travis Earlywine, Tricia Dotson, Josh and Casey Marshall and Dion Fields; nine great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Cayden Marshall, Will, Graceyn and Luke Earlywine, Wesley and Kennedy Dotson, Haley and Mason Fields; a brother, Leonard Guynn, Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Clara Kissel, Covington, and Patricia Breeze, Cincinnati; and several nephews and nieces. Six brothers, five sisters, a grandson, Shawn Guynn, and a wife, Sundra Barlow Guynn, are deceased.
Services were conducted Monday, June 11, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by the Rev. Garrett Stephens. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.
Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Ste. 201, Lexington, KY 40503.

Lee
William “Bill” Lee, 53, of Versailles, husband of Janet Jones Lee, died Friday, June 8, 2007, at his residence.
Born in Jackson, he was the son of Laura Jackson Lee and the late Arthur Lee. He worked as a carpenter for the University of Kentucky and was a member of Clays Mill Road Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Blake Elliott Lee; five sisters, Wilma Privett, Lizzie Deaton, and Debbie Neace, all of Jackson, Emily Little, Newport News, Va., and Margaret Eversole, Hustonville; three brothers, James P. Lee, Hustonville, Buddy Lee, Phoenix, Ariz., and Oscar Ray Bays, Monticello; seven nieces; four nephews; four great-nieces, and three great-nephews. A sister, Doris Whitney, is deceased.
Services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by the Rev. Bobby Hollon. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Denny Huff, Charles Neace, John Deaton, Johnny Smith, Donald Jones, and Larry Eversole. Honorary bearers were Oscar Bays and James P. Lee.
Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502, or to the American Liver Foundation, 1425 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009.

Martin
Bobby Ray Martin, 69, of Middletown, Ohio, formerly of Woodford County, son of the late Ishmael and Venice Goodwin Martin, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at the Sycamore Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.
Mr. Martin is survived by his three sons, Randy (Cindy) Martin, Franklin, Ohio, Anthony Martin, Middletown, Ohio, and Robert (Renee) Martin, Jonesborough, Tenn.; a sister, Kathy (Bobby) Picklesimer, Versailles; a brother, Ivan (Deloris) Martin, Tennessee; two brothers-in-law, Roger Back and Kenny Apgar; a niece, Sarah Picklesimer; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Danny Martin. Burial will follow at the Versailles Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. on Saturday until service time.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.
(Paid obituary)

Vivian
Rose M. Wethington Vivian, 81, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Woodford County, wife of Buford Vivian and widow of the late Otha G. Wethington Sr., died Thursday, June 7, 2007, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 29, 1925, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Mary Barlow McFarland and was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Versailles.
Survivors include her children, Steve Wethington, Princeton, Otha Wethington, Midway, Rose Lee Roe, Lawrenceburg, Verna Murphy, Lawrenceburg, Robert Wethington, Lexington, and Darrel Wethington, Versailles; two sisters, Ruth Allen, Indiana, and Martha Allen, Ohio; two brothers, Paul and Watson McFarland, both of Liberty; six stepchildren; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. A son, Larry, and a grandaughter, Crystal Gail Wethington, are deceased.
Services were conducted Monday, June 11, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Bobby Lakes. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Steve, Robert, and Darrel Wethington, Ansel Roe, Danny Pittman II, and Andrew Wethington. Her stepsons were honorary bearers.
Memorials are suggested to Faith Baptist Church.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Wilson
Elliott “Pete” Wilson, 82, husband of Mildred Wilson, died Sunday, June 10, 2007, at the Hospice Care Center.
Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late John and Minnie Wilson. He was a self-employed property manager and a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Elliott “Pete” Wilson Jr., Lexington; a grandson, Chris McQueen, Lexington; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy Wilson, Lexington; and two sisters, Ruby Eldridge, Lexington, and Juanita Patton, Polk City, Fla.
Services will be conducted at noon today, Thursday, June 14, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street. Burial will be in the Hahn Family Cemetery in Menifee County.
Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

Yeaste
Michael Yeaste, 61, of Clifton Road, husband of Judy Bodkin Yeaste, died Wednesday, June 6, 2007.
Born in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Col. Gilford Clay and Betty Clark Yeaste of Harrodsburg. He was the manager of Galaxy Auto Glass in Lexington and former owner of Mobile Auto Body in Versailles, and was a member of the Clear Creek Baptist Church. His passions and hobbies included working on and restoring automobiles, computers, his family and grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sharon Burge, Versailles; a son, Chris Yeaste, Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Jackie Davenport, Lawrenceburg; and six grandchildren, Tyler and Olivia Burge, Benjamin, Alec, Ethan, and Megan Yeaste.
Services were conducted Saturday, June 9, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Hinkle. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Jerry Davenport, Rick Hartley, Lucas Johnson, Justin Jones, John Marcum, Claude McWilliams, Ronald Bradford, Eddie Yeaste, and Thad Baker. David Kincaid was an honorary bearer.
Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

Zanotti
Philippe Zanotti, 44, husband of Brigitte Trader Zanotti, died Saturday, June 9, 2007.
Born May 9, 1963, in Boulogne Billancourt, France, he was a member of the thoroughbred industry.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his father, Claude Zanotti, France; his mother and stepfather, Denise Rossignol and Francis Barbarou, both of France; six children, Alisha, Jessica, Caleb, Isabella, David, and Robert, all of Midway; a brother, Olivier; a sister, Sophie; and a nephew, Kevin, all of France.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, July 14, at Sal’s Restaurant Banquet Room with visitation following the service. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions are suggested to The Zanotti Children’s Relief Fund, c/o Paramount Sales, 449 Lewis Hargett Circle, Suite 190, Lexington, KY 40503.


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