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May 26, 2005

 

 

  Carpenter

  Calvin C. Carpenter, 74, of Lexington, husband of Patricia Lou Abshire Carpenter, died Saturday, May 21, 2005.

Born Nov. 15, 1930, in Prestonsburg, he was the son of the late Arthur Dalton and Cleo May Estes. He retired from the U.S. Army following 20 years of service in Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Okinawa, Germany, and throughout the Unites States, and was awarded two Purple Hearts, two Bronze Stars, a Presidential Citation, a Korea-Service Medal and others. He was employed by Citizens Union National Bank in Lexington.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children, Dale Carpenter, Cullowhee, N.C., Helena Major, Lexington, Cherryl Louallen, Lexington, Donna Graves, Versailles, and Valerie McDermott, Parksville; a sister, Ginny Sayle, Prestonsburg; two brothers, Charles Carpenter, Prestonsburg, and Arthur Carpenter, Lexington; eight grandchildren, Kellen Carpenter, Jenna Carpenter, Dale Huffman, Monica Huffman Hopper, Taylor Jones, Jessica Hood, Danielle Isaacs, and Tyler Garrett; four great-grandchildren; three nephews, Bob Carpenter, Ed Allen, and Greg Carpenter; and other relatives. Two sisters are deceased.

Memorial services were conducted Tuesday, May 24, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, in Lexington. Interment was in Camp Nelson Cemetery, Nicholasville.

Donations are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, the Spouse Abuse Center, or a charity of one’s choice.

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Cox

  Ruby Hill Cox, 72, of Macey Avenue, widow of Elbert “Bud” Cox, died Monday, May 23, 2005, at her residence.

Born in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Della Hill.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda Cox, Corbin, Joyce Karr, Lilly, and Shirley Murphy, Versailles; two sons, Albert Cox, Georgia, and Jackie Cox, Georgetown; a sister, Marie Farris, Lexington; seven grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, May 26, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Frankie Fitch. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

 

Hartley

  William L. Hartley Sr., 75, of Versailles, husband of Ethel Alexander Hartley, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Millard C. Sr. and Evelyn Brown Hartley. He was a graduate of the Versailles High School and held a degree in education from the University of Kentucky. He retired from a career in the U. S. Air Force in 1966 and began a second career in education, retiring as an auditor from the Kentucky Department of Education. He was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church, a member of Landmark Masonic Lodge #41, was a Shriner and member of the Oleika Temple in Lexington, member of American Legion Post #34 in Lawrenceburg, and was a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, William L. Hartley, Robert† J. Hartley, and Richard Hartley, all of Versailles; two daughters, Brenda Simpson, Pleasureville, and Rita Jones, Columbus, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Carden, New Mexico; and a brother, M. C. Hartley Jr., Lawrenceburg. A brother, James L. Hartley, and two sisters, Lois E. Welch and Mary Evelyn Skinner, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, May 23, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon. Interment was at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were his grandsons. Honorary bearers were Fred Allard and the members of the Bob Hayes Sunday school class. Landmark Masonic Lodge held a Masonic service Sunday following the visitation.

Memorials are suggested to the Versailles Baptist Church Building Fund, 125 E. Green Street, Versailles, KY 40383.

 

Lynn

  Donna Jane Lynn, 64, of Versailles, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born Sept. 22, 1940, in Grindstone, Pa., she was the daughter of Madaline Lynn of Mt. Pleasant, Pa., and the late Paul W. Lynn.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter, Lynn Hunter, Lexington; a son, Kelly Hunter, Dry Ridge; two sisters, Linda Napier, Versailles, and Nancy Bakewell, North Carolina; and three grandchildren. A son, Jack Hunter, and a grandson, Josh Rice, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Burial will follow in Rose Crest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.

 

 Pidcoe

  Dwayne I. Pidcoe, 45, of Lexington, died Saturday, May 21, 2005, in Marysville, Tenn., of injuries received in a motorcycle accident.

Born in Williamsport, Pa., he was the son of Robert I. Pidcoe Jr., Muncy Valley, Pa., and Sarah Turner Pidcoe, Williamsport, Pa. He was a Lexington Fayette Urban County police officer.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, William L. Pidcoe, Versailles; a daughter, Kelli N. Pidcoe, Williamsport, Pa.; a nephew, Christopher Pidcoe, Versailles; and his fiancČe, Shelby Althoff, Georgetown.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 27, at Southland Christian Church by Chaplain John Welsh. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of one's choice.

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Roberts

  Kenneth Wayne Roberts, 63, of Lexington, husband of Leona Crank Roberts, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at the Central Baptist Hospital.

Born in Frankfort, he was the son of the late George W. and Mary Ann Eaves Roberts. He was a retired deputy sheriff for the Fayette County Sheriff's Department and a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Amy Anne Roberts and Sherri Lynn Roberts, both of Lexington; a grandson, Joshua Michael Roberts, Lexington; two granddaughters, Emalee Erin Little and McKayla Diane Cloyd, both of Cynthiana; a foster daughter, Kayoko Hashimoto, Japan; two brothers, George G. Roberts, Anderson County, and Owen Roberts, Versailles; three sisters, Mary Gray King, Burgin, Helen L. Roberts, Versailles, and Corrine Devall, Bowling Green; and other family members. A brother, Nat Joseph Roberts, is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, May 25, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by Pastor Jay Robison and Pastor Steve Sandefur.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Trinity Baptist Church, 1675 Strader Drive, Lexington, KY 40505, or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

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 Rowland

  Olivia Nicole Rowland, of Versailles, infant daughter of Rose Davis and Gary Rowland, was stillborn Sunday, May 22, 2005.

Services were conducted Tuesday, May 24, at the Versailles Cemetery. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

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Toy

  Edward Marlyn Toy, 69, of Lexington, died Monday, May 23, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center.

A native of Scott County, he was the son of the late William and Iva Horseman Toy. He was a former SouthWestern Tobacco employee and a U.S. Army veteran

Survivors include three sisters, Eulene LaPierre, Nicholasville, Nancy Wren, Lexington, and Alma Furnish, Versailles; six nieces and nephews, Pat LaPierre, Carolyn Crossfield, Eugene LaPierre, Pam Quick, Michael Wren, and Allison Furnish Flores; and a special cousin, Ollie Hart, Bath County. Two brothers, Earl and Glenn Toy, are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, May 25, at Johnson's Funeral Home, Georgetown, by the Rev. Jack Harney. Burial was in the Georgetown Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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