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May 25, 2006

  

 

   Crockett

   Aletta Crockett, 62, of 368 Dunroven, widow of David Crockett, died Monday, May 22, 2006.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Shirley Quisenberry and Thelma Cox Quisenberry Crawford. She was a Versailles High School graduate, a member of New Hope Baptist Church, a retired executive secretary for United L-N Glass, and former a real estate agent. Survivors include her children, Frank Rob Crockett, Amarillo, Texas, Eric Robinson and Rex Robinson, both of Versailles, Cheri Crockett, Ft. Worth, Texas, David G. Crockett, Lawrenceburg, and Kevin Crockett, Versailles; two brothers, Bob Quisenberry and Wayne Quisenberry, both of Versailles; eight grandchildren; and an aunt, Pauline “Aunt Pal” Ginter, Versailles.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Wesley Noss. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Rob Brandenburg, Joe Sutherland, Otto Wishman, Shawn Knight, Matthew Hall, and Jeff Robinson. Honorary bearers will be Robert Lewis, Sonny Winburn, and Tim Downey. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 26, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the New Hope Baptist Church.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

  

Ellis

   Opal Ellis, 87, of Lexington, widow of Raymond Ellis, died Friday, May 19, 2006, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Whitley County, she was the daughter of the late Mark and Anna Jane Bryant Davis. She was a member of the First Church of God in Paris and affiliated with Southland Christian Church and Southern Acres Christian Church in Lexington. Survivors include two daughters, Loretta Ellis, Harrodsburg, and Shirley Ellis, Lexington; two grandsons, Dennis Mayne, Lexington, and Roger Mayne, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and a great grandson, Hunter Mayne, Port St. Lucie. A daughter, Betty Mayne, Versailles, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, May 22, at the W. R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, by the Rev. Charles Shrewsberry. Burial was in the New Mt. Zion Cemetery in Whitley County.

  

Ethington

   John Harrison Ethington, 67, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Phyllis Ethington, died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born March 20, 1939, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Ed and Dorothy Ethington. He was a flat cutter operator for Rand McNally. He was a United States Army veteran and a member of Glensboro Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Christy Quire, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Mike Ethington, Lawrenceburg, and David Ethington, Winchester; two sisters: Onie Devers, Waco, and Pauline Tabscott, Lawrenceburg; and seven grandchildren, Jennifer Ethington, Emily Ethington, Caleb Ethington, Rachel Quire, Shane Quire, Matthew Quire and Laura Quire.

Services were conducted Saturday, March 20, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Glenn Corn and the Rev. Vern Huber. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Mike Ethington, Joe Quire, Razz Shuck, Danny Carey, Rusty Devers and Clyde Ritchey.

Contributions may be made to the Glensboro Baptist Church Building Fund, 2600 Glensboro Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342, or to the Anderson Christian Church, 1631 US 127 Bypass South, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

  

Ford

   Vicky Robinson Ford, 50, of Versailles, wife of Charles O. Ford, died Sunday, May 21, 2006, in Mt. Vernon.

Born June 27, 1955, in Ft. Bragg, N.C., she was a retired employee of Rand McNally and a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her father and mother, Charles and Louise Reynolds Robinson, Versailles; three sisters, Phyllis Morgan, Carol Robinson, and Kim Robinson, all of Versailles; and a brother, Frank Robinson, Versailles.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, May 25, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Tom Hinkle. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Carl Ford, Chad Ford, Craig Ford, Andrew Robinson, Chris Ford, and Denny Ford.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com

  

Horine

   Bertram "Bert" R. Horine Jr., 52, of Lexington, husband of Becky Bradley Horine, died Thursday, May 18, 2006.

A native of Louisville, he was the son of the late Bertram Ray Horine Sr. and Betty Park Horine. A member of Southern Hills United Methodist Church, he was the owner of Bert Horine & Associates, Inc. and an active member of the Bluegrass Sportsman's League.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Kelli Michelle Horine, Lexington; a sister, Janet Horine Huffman, Versailles; a brother, Bill Horine; two nephews, Derek and Daniel Huffman, Versailles; a niece, Heather Horine, Lexington; and an aunt, Jean Bell, Bloomington, Ill.

Services were conducted Monday, May 22, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by Dr. Wayne Bishop and Dr. George Strunk. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Bluegrass Sportsman's League Skeet and Sporting Clay Division, c/o Robbie Mulcahy, P.O. Box 5, Nicholasville, KY 40340, or the Cure Finders Foundation (an organization benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research), 2510 Atchley Road, Sevierville, TN 37862.

  

Jenkins

   James Edward Jenkins, 84, of Lexington, husband of Connie Switzer Jenkins, Lexington, died Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at the V.A. Medical Center, Leestown Road.

Born in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Charlie and Dovy Harden Jenkins. He was a former distributor for Speed Queen washers and parts, a self-employed laundromat owner, and for 14 years was a part-time driver for the Central Kentucky Limousine Service. He was a member of Northeast Christian Church, and a former member of Tates Creek Christian Church, where he served as deacon and treasurer. He was a former member of the Lions Club, a Kentucky Colonel, a Big Brother, and a member of Man O' War VFW Post # 8, and served with the U. S. Army during World War II.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his stepchildren, Kevin Tudor, Mount Sterling, Elizabeth Drzewiecki, Spring Hill, Tenn., and James McDowell, Lexington; two brothers, Earl Jenkins, Versailles, and Buford Jenkins, Stanford; two sisters, Edith Nowland and Margaret Lester, both of Harrodsburg; and 10 step-grandchildren, Forrest Tudor, Meredith Tudor, Hannah Drzewiecki, Harrison Drzewiecki, Hagan Drzewiecki, Ann Ham, Betty Ham, Polly Hayden, Bob Ham, Bill Ham. His first wife, Dorothy Jenkins; two brothers, Elmer Jenkins and Meredith Jenkins; and four sisters, Hattie, Lucille, Lorraine, and Edna, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, May 22, at W.R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, by the Rev. Whit Criswell, Chaplain Richard Hargett, the Rev. Wayne B. Smith, and Dr. David Jefferies. Burial with military honors was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

  

Jenkins

   Nellie Agnes Jenkins, 90, of Lexington, widow of Claude Jenkins, died Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at Samaritan Hospital.

A native of Nicholasville, she was the daughter of the late William Donahue and Nellie Kincade Donahue. She was a member of Arlington Christian Church and a retired cashier for Kroger.

Survivors include a sister, Laura Perkins, Lexington; and two great-nieces, Beverly Perkins, Versailles, and Charolette Burton, Lexington.

Services were conducted Saturday, May 20, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by Brother Gene Young. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Carl Perkins, David Perkins, Kevin Perkins, Mike Boyd, Thomas Perkins, Eddie Burton, Joey Burton, and Robert Maples.

  

Riddle

   Mary Hicks Riddle, 61, of Versailles, wife of Kevin Riddle, died Sunday, May 21, 2006, in North Carolina.

Born in Muhlenberg County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Maxie Evans Riddle. She was a former employee of Kentucky Utilities and a member of Southland Christian Church in Lexington.

Survivors include a brother, Joseph Hicks; three nieces; and two nephews.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, May 25, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Frankie Layne. Interment will follow in Rose Crest Cemetery.

Guest book at www.Blackburnandward.com.

  

Victor

   Marion A. "Bud" Victor, 79, of Lexington, husband of Doris M. Victor, died Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., he was the son of the late Marion A. and Lucille Parkhurst Victor. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired advertising production manager for Dayco Corp. He was an avid gardener, growing roses, and enjoyed cards, tennis, and golf.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Linda McWhorter, Lexington, Nancy Victor, Versailles, Carol Hammond, Mason, Ohio, and Sandy Roach, Liberty Ridge, Ohio; a sister, LaVryne Simpson, Franklin, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Ben and A.J. McWhorter, both of Lexington; and a nephew, Greg Long, Franklin, Tenn.

A memorial service was conducted Saturday, May 20, at W.R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, by the Rev. James Stratton.

Memorials may be made to Wesley Village or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

  

Whisman

   Lois Turley Whisman, 69, of Frankfort, died Friday, May 19, 2006, at Beehive Homes in Frankfort.

Born July 14, 1936, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Earl Clay and Lula Estill Turley. She was retired from the Kentucky State Police. She was a member of Capital City Christian Church and a member of Franklin County Senior Citizens, Senior Friends and the Oasis group.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Johnson, Shelby County; two sons, Emory Clay Whisman, Texas, and Joel Scott Whisman, Midway; a sister, Joyce Courtney, Frankfort; two brothers, Earl Turley Jr. and David Turley, both of Frankfort; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, May 22, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. John Sutphin. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Keith Johnson, Tim Courtney, Emory Fugate, Chase Schneider, Bill Schneider, David Turley, and Mark Turley. Honorary bearers were her grandchildren, Heather Johnson, Ashlee Whisman, Christi Shouse, Samantha Hope Shouse, Alex Snyder, and Joseph Whisman.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

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