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May 10, 2007

 

Fleming
Raymond “Ray” Anton Fleming, 66, husband of Roberta Fleming, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Born in Glendale, Calif., he was the son of the late Austin and Lillian Fleming. He was a quality control manager for Allied Signal, a veteran of the U.S. Army, a YMCA board member, an avid fisherman and genealogist.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Amanda Fleming, Chesterton, Ind., and Angela Fleming, Nashville, Tenn.; a son, John Fleming, Salvisa; a granddaughter, Ethne Rhiannon Fleming; two brothers, Richard and Edward Fleming, both of Oregon.
A gathering of family and friends was held Sunday, May 6, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass or New Life Worship Center, P.O. Box 1790 Frankfort, Ky 40601.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Johnson
Gilbert Johnson, 93, of Frankfort, widower of Pauline Ballinger Johnson, died Sunday, May 6, 2007, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home.
Born Sept. 30, 1913, in Spring Hill, he was the son of the late Henry and Jane Lacefield Johnson. He was a member of Capital Church of the Nazarene. He was a cab driver, and driver for Allison Cleaners.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Lafoe, Frances Thomas, and Lula Mae Ethington, all of Frankfort; two sons, Charles William Johnson, Frankfort, and James David Johnson, Colorado; a sister, Dorothy Miller, Frankfort; a brother, David Houston Johnson, Frankfort; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. A son, Paul Douglas; two sisters, Edna Mae Hammond and Lula Dunn; and a brother, Herbert Phythain Johnson, are deceased.
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, May 10, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Howard Wilson and the Rev. Dennis Wyrick. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Doug Lafoe Jr., Tommy Lafoe, Dan Thomas, Shawn Thomas, Daryll Ballinger, Jimmy Dale Underwood, and Joel Johnson.
Condolences may be made to www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Jones
Carolyn Montgomery Jones, 76, wife of Clyde Jones, died Monday, May 7, 2007, at East Bay Nursing Center under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast in Clearwater, Fla.
Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Ella Lee Gregory Montgomery. She lived in Midway for many years before retiring in 1991 and moving to Clearwater, Fla. She was employed for many years as the assistant to the dean of students at Midway College. She joined the state parks department in 1984 and was the manager of Perryville Battlefield State Historical Site and Whitehall State Shrine in Richmond until her retirement in 1991. Along with her parents, she also established the first florist in Midway in the early 1960s. She was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Midway Christian Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Beverly Ann Moss, Largo, Fla., and Teresa Carol James, Lake City, Fla.; a son, Gary Clyde Jones, Lexington; six grandchildren, Aaron Fletcher, Steven Moss, David Moss, Taylor Jones, Amanda James, and Daniel James; and four great-grandchildren, Cameron and Madison Moss, Sylvia Fletcher, and Cooper Moss.
Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, at the funeral home. Casket bearers will be her grandsons, along with Paul Gregory and Tommy Gregory.

Logan
William “Bill” E. Logan, 90, of Frankfort, widower of Faye Lewis Logan, died Monday, May 7, 2007, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
Born May 27, 1916, in Stanton, he was the son of the late Albert and Harriet McCall Logan. He was a retired farmer and minister. He founded Camp Pleasant Baptist Church and West View Baptist Church and was a member of Crestwood Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher. He also served as a prison pastor for eight years.
Survivors include a sister, Mary Lathrem, Florida; two grandchildren, William W. Logan, Australia, and Sharon D. Logan, Indiana; and two great-grandchildren, Chris and Greg Logan. A son, William Logan Jr., is deceased.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, May 10, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Tommy Hall and the Rev. Wallace Kent. Visitation will be from noon until time of service today. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Pollard
Verna Gabbard Pollard, 81, of Lexington, widow of John Pollard, died Tuesday, May 1, 2007, at the Hospice Care Center.
Born in Richmond, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Martha Gabbard. She was retired from cleaning services for I.B.M. and a member of Broadway Christian Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Marie Brandenburg, Janice Lowery, and Debra Ratliff, all of Lexington; two sons, James Pollard and Kenneth Wayne Pollard, both of Georgetown; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Walter Gabbard, Lexington; and two sisters, Vina Dunn, Versailles, and Alberta Courtney, Georgetown. A son, John Pollard Jr, is deceased.
Services were conducted Friday, May 4, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Charlie Semones, Denny Alcorn, Donald Courtney, Mark Gabbard, Fred Huff, and Joe Alcorn.
 

Routt
Nellie Harbin Routt, 85, formerly of Douglas Avenue, widow of C.E. “Lucky” Routt, died Tuesday, May 8, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born in Larue County, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Minnie Thurman Harbin. She was an aircraft mechanic, known as “Rosie the Riveter” during World War II and lived the rest of her life as a mother and housewife.
Survivors include two sons, Jessie Goff and Clyde Routt, Versailles; two stepsons, Bill Routt, Versailles, and Robert Routt, Tampa, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 14, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Routt. Interment will follow in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her grandsons, the Rev. Mark Routt, Luke Routt, Matthew Routt, Josh Routt, Joe Routt, Tommy Routt, and Bobby Routt. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service Monday.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, Lexington/Bluegrass Chapter, 836 Euclid Avenue, Suite 322, Lexington, KY 40502.
Guest book at Blackburnandward.com.


Tyler
Panealla “Pennie” Marie Tyler, of 118 Bell Avenue, died Friday, May 4, 2007, at Bluegrass Community Hospital. Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of Dorothy “Dot-Dot” Tyler and the late John L. Tyler. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Versailles, and a Quebecor World employee for 29 years.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sisters, Teresa Tyler, Versailles and Ina Mulder, Winchester; a foster sister, Judy Chase Johnson, Versailles; a brother, Kenneth Tyler, Winchester; a niece, Vicki Evans, Winchester; a nephew, Ken, Winchester; two aunts, Mary Wheat and Christine Brown, both of Versailles; three uncles, Billy Johnson, Lewis Johnson, and Henry Lee Johnson, all of Versailles; a special cousin, Rita Kirtley, Versailles; and several other cousins.
Services were conducted Wednesday, May 9, at First Baptist Church, Versailles, by the Rev. Floyd Greene. Interment was in the Steele Cemetery.
Guest book at Blackburnandward.com.

Washington
Winifred Denise Washington, 50, of Lexington, died Monday, May 7, 2007, at her residence.
Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Dorothy Turner Washington. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Versailles, and a registered nurse for the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center Hospital.
Survivors include a son, Shawn Washington, Lexington; a daughter, Mary Sexton; five sisters Cosette Bradley, Jo Anna Hudson, Mittie Gill, and Janet Washington; four brothers, Don Washington, Freddie Washington, Gene Washington, and William Washington; four grandchildren, Brandon Willoughby, Justin Washington, Makayla Washington, and Zane Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at First Baptist Church, Versailles, by the Rev. Floyd Greene. Interment will follow at the Steele Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, May 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Guest book at Blackburnandward.com.

Warren
Charles E. “Ed” Warren, 76, of Versailles, husband of Evelyn Joyce Cook Warren, died Sunday, May 6, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington.
Born in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Jasper W. and Nannie Walker Warren. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and had retired from Woodford Hills Country Club.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Mike Warren, Midway; and two brothers, Chester and Herbert Warren, Nicholasville.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 11, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Camp Nelson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., today, Thursday, May 10, at the funeral home.
Guest book at Blackburnandward.com.
 




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