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June 21, 2007


Martin Luther Carr, 73, of Cynthiana, husband of Mary Shropshire Carr, died Monday, June 18, 2007, at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
Born June 5, 1934, in Harrison County, he was the son of the late Milton Meek and Delilah Criswell Carr. He was a member of the Benson United Methodist Church, where he had served as treasurer and Sunday school teacher. He was president of the Benson Cemetery Board and instrumental in rebuilding the Benson United Methodist Church after a fire in 2005. He was a member of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association and former Rotary Club member. His educational background included Georgetown College, BA; University of Kentucky, masterís and specialist degrees in educational administration; Indiana University, doctorate in educational administration, graduate school teaching; Eastern Kentucky University, Rank 1 classes, school finance & law, elementary & secondary curriculum, buildings and grounds, superintendency. He served as teacher and principal in Harrison County; superintendent of schools in Williamstown; retired superintendent of Harrison County Schools; interim high school principal in Bracken County and Knox County; interim superintendent, Bath County, Harlan County, Knox County, Breckinridge County, Woodford County, and Floyd County; interim assistant superintendent in charge of finance, Boone County; independent contractor and consultant, Knox County; scholastic review audits, Magoffin, Pike, Spencer and Nicholas Counties; and tribunal hearing ADM training. He was a U.S. Army veteran. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, James Martin Carr, Susan Russell Rogers, Mary Cathryn Slucher, and John Milton Carr; a sister, Ruth Poynter; 10 grandchildren, Robert Lincoln Jacobs, Jakob Clifford Slucher, Kelsey Mae Carr, Mariah Criswell Carr, Nickolas Russell Slucher, Grant James Carr, Haley Ann Carr, Lukas-Carr Slucher, Frances Alexis Lanza, and Sara-Ella Shropshire Carr; a niece, Donna Harpe; and a nephew, James Milton Poynter.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, June 21, at Cynthiana Christian Church. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Steve Slucher, Jim Rogers, Lincoln Jacobs, Jakob Slucher, Harold Harpe, Harland Hatter, Buddy Poynter, Lukas Slucher, and Grant Carr. The Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Benson United Methodist Church Building Fund, in care of Susan Carr Rogers, 4662 KY Hwy 1032 E, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

Sarah E. Glazier, 84, of Midway, formerly of Flatwoods, widow of David F. Glazier, died Friday, June 15, 2007, at the St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington.
Born April 1, 1923, in Greenup County, she was the daughter of the late John and Oma Ratliff Clarke.
Survivors include two daughters, Alberta Jones, Winchester, and Marcheta Wheeler, Versailles; two sons, David F. Glazier II, Livingston, Texas, and Peter E. Glazier, Fisherville; eight grandsons, Vincent Jones, Chris Glazier, Stacy Glazier, John Callihan, Matt Glazier, David Glazier III, Joseph Wheeler, and Ben Wheeler; a granddaughter, Rachel Smith; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were conducted Monday, June 18, at the Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods. Her eight grandsons served as casket bearers and her granddaughter served as honorary bearer. The Evans Funeral Home in Raceland was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ashland Community Hospice.

Donnie L. Howard Sr., 47, of Frankfort, husband of Karen Moore Howard, died Sunday June 17, 2007, at Georgetown Community Hospital.
Born July 17, 1959, in Floyd County, Ind., he was the son of Joyce Hill Condra and the late Robert Howard. He was a master mechanic at Strike Zone Lanes in Nicholasville.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Donnie Howard Jr., New Albany, Ind.; two sisters, Kathy Muncy, New Albany, Ind., and Tammy Condra, Elizabeth, Ind.; his twin brother, Ronald Howard, Charlestown, Ind.; and four grandchildren, Taylor, Jacob, Christopher, and Zach Howard.
Services will be conducted at noon today, Thursday, June 21, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Randall Muncy, Eric True, Donnie Howard Jr., Dan Chandler, Matt Lawson,and Jeremy Deshler.
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Steven E. Richardson, 48, of Versailles, a former surveyor for Teledyne Explorations, died unexpectedly on Monday, June 11, 2007.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of Joann Richardson of Versailles and the late James L. Richardson.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Richardson, of Madison; a son, Justin Richardson, Schenectady, N.Y., two sisters, Debra Cheak, Lawrenceburg, and Sharon Capello, Lexington; an adopted sister, Sarah McAlister, Lexington; a brother, Craig Richardson, Richmond; an adopted brother, Travis McAlister, Lexington; and five grandchildren.
Private services were conducted Friday, June 15, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Interment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
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Margaret L. Roberts, 89, of Versailles, widow of J.C. Roberts, died Friday, June 15, 2007, at her residence.
Born in Jessamine County, where she lived much of her life until she came to live with her daughter six years ago, she was a member of the Little Hickman Christian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Judith Flora, Versailles; two grandchildren, Jackie Lunsford and Mike Roberts; and three great-grandchildren, Ami Lunsford, Ashley Lunsford, and Austin Roberts. Two children, Price Clay Roberts and Ernestine Roberts, are deceased.
Services were conducted Monday, June 18, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Interment was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Nicholasville.
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