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Versailles, Ky.


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March 1, 2007


Pam Flora, 46, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at Hospice Care Center in Lexington.
Born in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Robert A. Baugh and Nellie Mae Coffman.
Survivors include two sons, Allen Leigh Jr. and Thomas Flora, both of Versailles; two sisters, Janie Cox, Frankfort, and Claudia Penny Leonard, Lexington; a brother, Robert Baugh, Liberty; and two grandchildren, Hailey and Jeremiah Flora, Versailles.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, March 1, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Patsey Jacobs. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation will be from10:30 a.m. today until time of service.
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F. Kenneth Rush, 87, of Versailles, husband of Marjorie Randolph Rush, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg.
Born in Branchville, Va., he was the son of the late Willett Holderman and Frankie Milton Rush. He served in the U.S. Naval Air Corps, graduated from the University of Kentucky, owned Cropper’s Laundry in Lexington, served as a Shriner, Masonic Lodge 32nd degree Mason, was a former member of Versailles Rotary Club, a former member of the board for Bellewood Children’s Home in Anchorage, and was former district manager for G.E. in Evansville, Ind.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Karen Thuente, Des Moines, Iowa; two sons, Kenneth Randolph Rush, Seattle, Wash., and Ray Rush, Winchester; a sister, Ovana Rush; and six grandchildren, Johanna Thuente, Christian Thuente, Andrew Rush, Michael Rush, Elizabeth Rush, and Virginia Rush.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Versailles Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Melissa Sevier.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Shriners Hospital, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502, or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.
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Kevin Robert Tirabassi, 48, of Lexington, husband of Vivian Mercurio Tirabassi, died Tuesday, Feb 20, 2007, at his residence.
Born in Lynn, Mass., he was the son of Mary Mcenaney Tirabassi, Peabody, Mass., and the late Robert Tirabassi. He was an inventory planner with OSRAM Sylvania in Danvers, Mass., and formerly in Versailles. He received his MA degree from Salem State College, Salem, Mass.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Vanessa Lin Tirabassi, Deanna Marie Tirabassi, and Jaclyn Wilhemina Tirabassi, all of Lexington; two brothers, James Tirabassi, Holyoke, Mass., and David Tirabassi, Peabody, Mass.; and an aunt and uncle, Shirley and Tom Mcenaney, Lynn, Mass.
Services were conducted Monday, Feb. 26, at the W. R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, by the Rev. Raymond Bishop. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

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