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Versailles, Ky.


 

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May 3, 2007

 

Adkins
Lorene Prewitt Spencer Adkins, 89, formerly of Midway, widow of Ison Adkins, died Monday, April 30, 2007, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Born Aug. 18, 1917, in Sandy Hook, she was the daughter of the late Mose Sanford and Laura Belle Moore Prewitt. She had attended New Life Assembly of God Church in Midway.
Survivors include two daughters, Margery Hinton, Wellington, Ohio, and Opal Yvonne Akins, Somerset; two sons, Lawrence “Larry” Spencer, Midway, and Sterling Spencer, Somerset; a brother, Mose Sanford Prewitt Jr., Sandy Hook; 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A sister, Serilda Adkins; two brothers, Franklin and Vencil Prewitt; a grandson, Sterling Eugene Spencer; a great-granddaughter, Carley Renee Wine; and her first husband, Ollie Spencer, are deceased.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Dewell Perry. Burial will follow at the Midway Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, May 3, at the funeral home. Casket bearers will be Mark Maupin, Tim Wine, Lawrence Edward Spencer, Jeffrey Dean Spencer, Christopher David White, Nathaniel James Dowdell, Ryan Gregory Johnson, and Kyle Eugene Spencer.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Clark
Ryan Scott Clark, 39, died Monday, April 23, 2007, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Born in Woodford County, he was the son of son of Ronnie and Rita Clark. He was employed as a broker for Scottsdale Brokerage in Tennessee and a member of Evergreen Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Ricky A. Clark, Frankfort; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Margaret Wise, Harrodsburg; his paternal grandmother, Jean Clark, Millville; two nephews, Todd and Jarrod Clark; and a niece, Steffany Clark. His paternal grandfather, Joe Clark, is deceased.
Services were conducted Thursday, April 26, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Todd Lester. Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers were Todd and Jerrod Clark, Brent and Troy Gilbert, Duard Wise, and David Clark. Honorary bearers were Aaron Clark, Ed Howard, John McKaig, and Kelly Burton.
Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Cloyd
James A. Cloyd, 66, of Lexington, husband of Louise Tevis Cloyd, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center Hospital.
Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Edwin Cloyd and Katherine Osborne Wright. He was retired from Rhodes and Associates and was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Versailles.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mechelle Cloyd; three sons, Brad Cloyd, Keith Cloyd, and John Cloyd; a stepdaughter, Judy Fitzgerald; a brother, John Cloyd; three grandchildren, Chris Harrison, Tim Nickson, and Patrick Nickson; a great-grandchild, Allison Harrison; and several nieces and nephews. A brother, Jeff Cloyd, is deceased.
Services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. William Marcum. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery.
Guest book at Blackburnandward.com.

DalCin
John Dino DalCin, 71, of Lexington, husband of Harriet Hammond DalCin, died Friday, April 27, 2007, at the V.A. Hospital, Cooper Drive, Lexington.
Born in Tamaqua, Pa., he was the son of the late Giovanni DalCin and Elena Scotta DalCin. He was retired from mining and drilling sales with Ingersoll-Rand. He received a B.A. degree from Elon University. He was a member of the Cathedral of Christ the King and served in the U.S. Air Force.
In addition to his wife of 44-1/2 years, he is survived by a daughter, Rebecca R. Cosby, Black Eagle, Mt.; a son, Matt J. DalCin, Versailles; two sisters, Norma Costello and Dina Di Buo, both of Tamaqua, Pa.; and two grandchildren, Ashley DalCin and Johnathan Cosby. A sister, Anna Ritsick, is deceased.
Services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, at the Cathedral of Christ the King. W.R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

Ewalt
Elizabeth “Betsy” Davis Ewalt, 90, of Cincinnati, Ohio, wife of Woolford Ewalt, died Tuesday, March 20, 2007.
Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late E.A. and Nellie Belle Davis.
Survivors include a daughter and two sons. A brother, Allen Davis, is deceased.
Services were conducted Tuesday, March 27, at the Hyde Park United Methodist Church, Cincinnati.

Hand
Robert Bruce “Rob” Hand, 48, of Lexington, died Friday, April 20, 2007, at Samaritan Hospital in Lexington of cancer.
Born June 11, 1958, in Ashland, he was the son of the late Robert Stanley “Bob” and Norma “June” Bruce Hand. He was an Eagle Scout and member of Troop 108 in Ashland, a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, and an archaeologist, formerly with Cultural Resource Analyst of Lexington.
Survivors include a brother, Larry Woodrum, Versailles.
Private memorial services will be held at Big Walker Mountain in Virginia. Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wolf Creek Indian Museum, 6394 North Scenic Highway, Bastian, VA 24314.

Hardin
Bob S. Hardin, 67, of Versailles, husband of Sharon Jefferson Hardin, died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at his residence.
Born June 12, 1939, in Carlisle, he was the son of the late Robert F. and Nancy McClure Hardin. He was a member of the Versailles First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and was a retired 35 year Sylvania employee, having been a shift superintendent, and was a U.S. Army veteran.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Jamie Beard, Russell Springs, and Heather Major, Versailles; a son, Stephen Hardin, Versailles; and 4 grandchildren, Chadd and Austin Beard and Maison and Molly Major.
Services were conducted Monday, April 30, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Pastor Marcus Lynn. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Karl Jefferson Jr., Michael Jefferson, David Jefferson, Bryan Jefferson, Jeffrey Adams, and Danny Berger. Honorary bearers were Carl Ellis, Ken Setser, Eugene Green, Jim Roney, Steve Lemons, and Jim Garland.
Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church Building Fund or Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

Jackson
Mark Anthony Jackson, 39, son of Gladys Jackson of Versailles and Fred and Linda Jackson of Lexington, died Friday, April 27, 2007, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center Hospital.
A native of Woodford County, he was a former member of the Second Christian Church of Midway and a member of the First Baptist Church of Versailles. He was a standout basketball player at Woodford County High School and was on the team that went to the state tournament in the 1980s. He was a former employee of Top Flight Landscaping Company, owned by his father.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons, Chase and Chad Jackson, Ashland; a sister, Mechalle Bradshaw, Versailles; a niece, LaTrice Bradshaw, Versailles; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. Floyd Greene. Interment was at Steele Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ronnie Smith, Joe Gay, Tony Richards, Robert Greenlee, Anthony Jones, Dante’ Payne, Glenn Campbell, and Jeff Moffett. Honorary bearers were Craig Buchanan, George Cole IV, Darryl Christy, Danny Christy, Ernie George, George Howard, Wayne Howard, and Ronald McKinney. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

Lay
Herman Eugene Lay, 82, of Versailles, husband of Margaret Lois Lay, died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital.
He was a farmer and a member of the Mortonsville Assembly of God Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Linda Lay Young, Lawrenceburg, Carolyn Collins, Barbara Lay, and Mary Lay, all of Versailles; two sons, Richard Lay, Lawrenceburg, and Charles Eugene Lay, Versailles; three stepdaughters, Lois Jean Hall, Versailles, Rita Carol Puckett, Illinois, and Charlotte Osborne, Versailles; two stepsons, Dale Monroe Cole and Marshall Lee Cole, both of Versailles; a brother, Harold Lay, Lawrenceburg; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted Monday, April 30, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Gilbert Sargent, the Rev. Gerald Hogan, and the Rev. Frankie Layne. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Matt Lay, Tim Collins, Jeff Collins, Carl Ray Lay, Dale Cole, and Marshall Cole. Honorary bearers were Chester Lay, Mike Lay, and Robert Lay.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com

Myers
Glendora D. “Mickey” Myers, 98, a resident of Taylor Manor in Versailles, formerly of Robertson County, widow of William Peter “Bill” Myers, died Monday, April 23, 2007, at the nursing home.
She was an adventurer, who once rode from Mt. Olivet, on the back of her husband Bill’s motorcycle, to the Chicago Worlds Fair in 1934 for their honeymoon. For over 20 years she was employed by the Selective Service System, first as the clerk of the Mt. Olivet Draft Board and then as the clerk coordinator for the Northern Kentucky District. Following her retirement from Selective Service, she became the secretary for the Robertson County Board of Education. She worked as an assistant in the county clerk’s office.
She is survived by a son, Peter S. Myers, Nicholasville; two grandchildren, Todd Myers, Lexington, and Kimberly Thornton, Jessamine County; and eight great-grandchildren. Four brothers and two sisters are deceased.
Services were conducted Sunday, April 29, at the Robertson County Funeral Home by Bro. Doug Wright. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ray Hammond, Todd Myers, Tim Wright, David Thornton, Ed Lowdenback, and Michael Buckner.
Memorial contributions may be made to Taylor Manor Christmas Fund, 300 Berry Avenue, Versailles, KY 40383.

Rankin
Arthur D. Rankin Jr, 85, of Versailles, formerly of Lexington, husband of Doris Goodpaster Rankin, died Wednesday, April 18, 2007, at his residence.
Born in Scott County, he was the son of the late Arthur D. and Alice Derrick Rankin Sr. He was retired from the federal government and The Kroger Company, and was a member of Macedonia Christian Church in Lexington, where he served as a deacon for several years. He was in the U.S. Army and served in World War II.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Sherry Matherly, Debbie Lane, and Sandy Mabley, all of Lexington, and Nancy Littrell, Versailles; a son, Darrell Mabley, LaGrange; 10 grandchildren, Lisa Jourdan, Tre Lane, Amanda Phelps, and Dee Matherly, all of Lexington, Ginger Bailey, Lawrenceburg, Ashley Littrell and Tony Rankin, both of Versailles, Angie Mabley, Perry, Iowa, and Shane Mabley, Urbandale, Iowa; 13 great-grandchildren, Jennifer Rutherford, Nicholasville, Ryan Jourdan, Jackson Lewis, Hunter Lane, Tre Donnie Courtney, and Alex Helton, all of Lexington, Lauren Rankin and Brandon Rankin, both of Versailles, David Hail, North Hampton, Pa., Alauna Sellers and Jessie Sellers, Perry, Iowa, and Dylan Stinnett and Brent Goins, both of Lawrenceburg; and a great-great-grandchild, Brooklyn Rutherford, Nicholasville. A daughter, Marlene Mabley; and a granddaughter, Trista Hail, are deceased.
A memorial service was conducted Saturday, April 21, at Macedonia Christian Church in Lexington by the Rev. Mark Dunn. Inurnment followed at the Versailles Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Macedonia Christian Church Bus Fund, 4551 Winchester Road, Lexington, KY 40509.
Guest book at Blackburnandward.com.

Sallee
Terri Cobb Sallee, 56, of Nicholasville, died Tuesday, April 24, in Florida while visiting her daughter.
Born Jan. 10, 1951, in Versailles, she was the daughter of Huston and Dottie Cobb. She was a member of the Nicholasville United Methodist Church and an employee of the U.S. government as a program support assistant and had worked for Cardiology Associates for 17 years. She had been awarded the Kentucky Colonel and became Miss Richmond Pageant Woman of the Year in 2004. She was active in the Miss Kentucky pageant and enjoyed pageant coaching as well as scrap-booking and decorating.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a daughter, Autumn Sallee McKenzie; a brother, Rickey Cobb; a granddaughter, Peyton Elise McKenzie; and numerous other family members.
Services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, at Nicholasville United Methodist Church. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers were Austin Caldwell, Greg Caldwell, Jimmy Mawyer, Donnie White, Adam McKenzie, Rickey Cobb, Cecil Moss, Bradley Teater, and Bob Nipp. Honorary bearers were her friends. Hager and Cundiff Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.
Guest book at hagerandcundifffunerals.com.
 




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