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Versailles, Ky.


 

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June 2, 2005

 

  Burgess

  Marion Penfield Burgess, 52, of Lexington, wife of Mark A. Burgess, died Monday, May 23, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of Alvin Penfield, Sr., Lexington, and the late Eleanor Hahn Penfield. She was a member of the Versailles Church of God.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, John Matthew Burgess and Will Andrew Burgess, both of Lexington; a daughter, Kimberly Burgess Carpenter, Versailles; and a brother, Alvin "Wynne" Penfield Jr., Texas.

Services were conducted Friday, May 27, at the W. R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, by Pastor Frank Layne. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Greg Penfield, Jim Johnson, Matthew Burgess, Will Burgess, Christopher O'Callaghan and Steve Carpenter.

Contributions may be made to Kentucky Avian Wild Bird Rescue, Inc. (KAWRE), 3281 Featherston, Lexington, KY 40515.

 

Cosby

  Amanda June “Amy” Baker Cosby, 38, of Fayette County, died Wednesday, May 25, 2005.

She was a member of the Midway Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Heather Isbell, Versailles, and Morgan and Samanatha Cosby, both of Lexington; her parents, June and Bill Baker, Frankfort; a brother, Jon Baker, Frankfort; two granddaughters; and a grandson.

Services were conducted Friday, May 27, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, by the Rev. Bob Baker and the Rev. Allen Baker.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Midway Baptist Church.

 

Endicott

  Landon H. Endicott, 91, of Lexington, husband of Della Ree Barnes Endicott, died Monday, May 30, 2005.

Born in Woodford County in 1913, he was the son of the late John Willis and Armenta DeLong Endicott and farmed here in his youth. He was a member of Lexington Bethel Baptist Church and retired from First Security Bank, and was an avid fisherman.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two nieces and a nephew, Linda S. Barnes, Karen Barnes Bryant, and Henry Barnes; numerous other nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, June 2, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by Pastor Jim Jefferies. Burial will follow in the Versailles Cemetery.

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 Lynn

  Donna Jane Lynn, 64, of Versailles, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born Sept. 22, 1940, in Grindstone, Pa., she was the daughter of Madaline Lynn of Mt. Pleasant, Pa., and the late Paul W. Lynn.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter, Lynn Hunter, Lexington; a son, Kelly Hunter, Dry Ridge; two sisters, Linda Napier, Versailles, and Nancy Bakewell, North Carolina; three grandchildren; a nephew, Jay Hamilton, Lexington; and a niece, Dori Line Napier, Versailles. A son, Jack Hunter, and a grandson, Josh Rice, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, May 28, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.

  Mackey

  Jennie Mae Mackey, 84, of Versailles, died Thursday, May 26, 2005.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, June 2, at the First Baptist Church. Visitation after 11 a.m. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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Marcum

  Haley Marie Marcum, daughter of Johnny Lee and Tammy Louise Marcum of 108 Yorkshire Court, was stillborn Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Caitlin Marcum; and two brothers, Dustin and Jonathan Marcum.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, June 2, at the Rose Crest Cemetery by the Rev. David Fee. There is no visitation. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  Moulton

  Evelyn McGregor Moulton, 43, of Lexington, wife of David E. Moulton (Woodie), died Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at her residence of cancer.

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm B. McGregor, she was a former teacher and homemaker. She was a member of Central Christian Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by two daughters, Lillian Moulton and Emily McGregor; two sisters, Anne-Dora Hart, Versailles, and Helen Graham, Versailles; and a brother, Douglas McGregor, West Chester, Ohio.

Services were conducted Saturday, May 28, at the Central Christian Church by Dr. Michael Mooty and Dr. Guy Waldrop.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Central Christian Church or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Packard

  Lucile Grace Packard, 90, of Lexington, widow of the Rev. Daniel Spurgeon Packard, died Saturday, May 28, 2005.

Born in Dayton, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Oscar Watson Hanna and Grace Humphreys. She was a former English teacher at Midway College and was a member of the board of directors for 17 years. She was a graduate of Transylvania University and was a member of Central Christian Church. She and her husband were former presidents of Shelton Fellowship Club and she was a member of Circle 16. She was the former president of Maysville Women's Club, runner-up Woman of the Year in Maysville, former member of the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky, serving two terms as Club Day chairman. She was a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include a son, David L. Packard, Louisville; a daughter, Karen "Kaye" Carver, St. Louis, Mo.; three grandchildren, Chrissy Cutter, Cincinnati, Ohio, Staff Sgt. Brandon Packard, Oklahoma City, Okla, and Brian Williams, Louisville; and a great-granddaughter, Brooke Packard, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Services were conducted Wednesday, June 1, at W.R. Milward Mortuary, Southland. Entombment was in the Lexington Cemetery Mausoleum.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or to Central Christian Church Foundation. P. O. Box 1459, Lexington, KY 40591.

 

 Peyton

  Ruby Jane Peyton, 81, of Frankfort, widow of Ambros “Doc” Peyton, died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at the Bradford Square Nursing Center.

Born March 14, 1924, in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Ora and Elizabeth Highlinder Garrison. She was a member of the West Frankfort Church of God, active with the Woodford County Senior Citizens, and was a retired 32-year employee of Webster Electric.

Survivors include a daughter, Janice Wethington, Versailles; two sons, Louis Peyton, Spartanburg, S.C., and Virgil Peyton, Harrodsburg; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Two sisters and five brothers are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, June 1, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, by Bro. Wade Hughes. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Mike Butler, Steve Butler, Louis Hughes, Carl Gene Peyton, Douglas Scott Peyton, and Kenny Riggs.

Memorials are suggested to Woodford County Senior Citizens or The Gideons International.

 

Samuels

  Ella M. Samuels, 82, of Millville, widow of Terrance Samuels, died Monday, May 30, 2005, at Samaritan Hospital, Lexington.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Mabel Jennels Morton. She was a longtime member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Edward Samuels and Robert Samuels, both of Lexington; a sister, Helen Carter, Shoreacres; two brothers, Henry and Lawrence Morton, both of Lexington; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at noon on Saturday, June 4, at the Macedonia Baptist Church by the Rev. Homer Bolton. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home.

 

Shields

  Elsie Jean Shields, 68, of Jamestown, wife of Robert Lee Shields Sr., died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at her home.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of Stella Lee Cooper and the late Elmer D. Cooper Sr.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sons, Ronnie and Kenney Shields; two granddaughters, Lindsey and Morgan; five sisters, Norma Shields, Linda Combs, Darlene Tupts, Gail Miller, and Pamela Cooper; three brothers, Jerry Cooper, Steve Cooper, and Elmer D. Cooper Jr.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and relatives. A sister, Alice Irene Soard; three sons, Bobby Jr., Eddie, and Danny Ray Shields; and a daughter, Peggy Sue, are deceased.

Private services are scheduled. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, is in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 201, Lexington, KY 40503.

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Tilghman

  Jack Tilghman, 78, of Millville, widower of Lois S. Tilghman, died Thursday, May 26, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

Born Feb. 20, 1927, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Daniel Lee and Alice Cloyd Tilghman. He was a member of the Millville Christian Church, a veteran of the U. S. Army, and was a retired employee of Coach Craft in Lexington.

Survivors include two daughters, April Jackson, Owenton, and Alyce Tilghman, Louisville; two sons, Billy Cline, Frankfort, and Tommy Tilghman, Millville; and a brother, Emmit Tilghman, Versailles.

Services were conducted Tuesday, May 31, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Ambrose Wilson. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Danny Tilghman, Tony Tilghman, Donnie Richardson, Donald Jackson, Robert Penn, and Billy Wayne Caudle. Honorary bearers were Shirley Caudle, B. R. Hippe, Gene Jacobs, Phillip Long, Ricky Caudle, and Wally McConnell.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

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