The Woodford Sun

Versailles, Ky.


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May 25, 2000 issue

Carl M. Antrobus

Carl Miller Antrobus, 78, of Versailles, husband of Patsy Antrobus, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born in Woodford County on Jan. 1, 1922, he was the son of the late Marion and Ethel Redmon Antrobus. Mr. Antrobus was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Judy Kirk and Tammy Beltran, both of Versailles; two sons, Michael Miller Antrobus, Nicholasville and Terry Meyer, Versailles; a sister, Hallie Crow, Versailles; two brothers, Alvie Antrobus, Versailles, and Scottie Antrobus, Augusta; 13 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Jack Antrobus and Willard Antrobus, are deceased.

Services were conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, by the Rev. John Dodson. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Woodford County. Casket bearers were Greg and Timmy Hardy, John and Steve Walling, Pat McIntyre, and Randy Greenwell. Honorary bearers were Jessie and Danny Hesler, Roy and Billy Hardy, and Dick Featherson.



Elleanor Barfield

Elleanor Leigh Barfield, 92, of Lexington, widow of Lee Barfield, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

A native of Jefferson County, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Clements and Mary Walesby Fahrenberg.

She is survived by a daughter, Gretchen Pope, Versailles.

Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 19, at Harrod Brothers Memorial Chapel, Frankfort, by the Rev. Ken Underwood. Burial was in the Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Franklin County Humane Society.



Hazel Hedden

Hazel Hayden Hedden, 81, of Frankfort, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

A native of Lawrenceburg, she was a retired employee of Webster Electric and Capital Christian Preschool, and was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church, Frankfort.

Survivors include eight daughters, Edith Smith, Joyce Stivers, Jean Hedden, Barbara Cardwell, Betty Carter, Lucy Downey, and Polly Moore, all of Frankfort, and Jennie Harley, Lawrenceburg; two sons, James Daniel Hedden and William "Harpo" Hedden, both of Frankfort; two sisters, Ruby Carrier, Lawrenceburg, and Lillian Harlow, Versailles; 28 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren, and several stepgrandchildren.

Services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home, Frankfort, by the Rev. James A. Harley and the Rev. Leland S. Smith Jr. Burial was in the Alton Cemetery. Casket bearers were Danny Ray Smith, Jeff Smith, Timmy Hosley, Brian Hedden, Michael Hedden, Billy Hedden, Eddie Harley, Travis Harley, Tommy Stivers, and James Stivers. Honorary bearers were Jule Harley, Jimmie Stivers, Bubby Moore, Kenny Carter, Bob Graham, and Charlie Updike. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.



Richard Magee Jr.

Richard Magee Jr., 58, of 8605 Troy Pike, Versailles, died of cancer on Tuesday, May 9, 2000.

He was a former auto body repairman.

He was the son of Richard and Laura Belle Beagle Magee and was the father of Nickie Magee, Mount Olivet.

No services or visitation were held. Arrangements were handled by the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles.



Dorothy B. Smart

Dorothy Butts "Dotty" Smart, 78, of 122 South Hill Drive, Versailles, a retired school teacher in the Woodford County School District, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at her home. She was the wife of William D. "Bill" Smart.

Born in Woodford County, Mrs. Smart was the daughter of the late James Nathaniel and Lillian Gibbs Butts. She was a graduate of the University of Kentucky. A member of the Versailles First Christian Church and the Christian Women' Fellowship, she was also a member of the Woodford County Woman's Club, was a life member of the Woodford Hospital Auxiliary, and was a member of the Homemakers Club.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Sherrill (Mrs. Scott) Holt, Louisville; Linda (Mrs. Larry) Glass, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Barbara (Mrs. Woody) Slade, Rensselaer, Ind.; five grandchildren, Sheri Holt, Cari Dugger, Brian Glass, Darren Glass, and Mark Slade, and two great-grandsons, Matthew Holt and Andrew Dugger. A brother, Jimmy N. Butts, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, May 25, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Don Vanzant . Interment will be in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Mrs. Smart's grandsons and sons-in-law. Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church Building Fund, 121 South Locust Street, Versailles 40383.