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Recent Obituaries

November 16, 2000 issue

 

Elizabeth Carter

Elizabeth Carter, 88, formerly of Louisville, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at the Lexington Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late George and Susie Buckner. She was a member of the Walter Clements AME Zion Church of Louisville.

She is survived by a brother, Bradley Buckner, Versailles; three nieces, including Bonita Roberson of Versailles, and two nephews.

Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County, by the Rev. O.L. Hughes. The O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Fannie Marcum

Fannie Marcum, 80, of Versailles, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at the University of Kentucky A. B. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

A native of Owsley County, she was the daughter of the late John and Sophia Rice Marcum.

She is survived by three sons, Pearl Marcum, Indiana; Riley Rice Marcum, Mississippi, and Ronald Marcum Baker, Florida, and four grandchildren.

Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Versailles Cemetery by Pastor Burt Paden. The Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Angeline O. O’Nan

Angeline Osbourn Miller O’Nan, 101, of Versailles, widow of Portley O’Nan, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2000, at the Ephraim McDowell Hospital, Danville.

Mrs. O’Nan was a retired 36-year employee of General Telephone, where she worked as a telephone operator. She was a member of Versailles First Christian Church and was a descendant of the Jack Jouett family.

She is survived by a niece, Jane Springate Gilkison, Carlisle; a nephew, William 0. Springate, Versailles; two great-nieces; and four great-nephews, including James Springate of Versailles.

Graveside services were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Versailles Cemetery by the Rev. Don M. Vanzant. The Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

 

William W. Pittman

William W. Pittman, 81, of 262 West Stephens Street, Midway, widower of Annie Green Pittman, died on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, at his home.

Born in Woodford County, he was a son of the late George and Bertha Gibson Pittman; was a retired 30-year employee of Midway College, and was a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Pittman is survived by two daughters, Betsy Cottrell, Midway, and Linda Wheeler, Lexington; two sons, William W. Pitman Jr., Nicholasville, and Danny Lee Pittman, Midway; two sisters, Cora Isabelle and Peggy Alred, both of Alabama; a brother, Herman Pittman, Midway; 17 grandchildren, and several great- and great-great-grandchildren. A daughter, Dora Hillard, and a son, Roger D. Pittman, are deceased.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Larry Joseph. Interment was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Russell Wheeler, Charles Cottrell Jr., Rex Hillard, Ray Hillard, Danny Pittman Jr., Mike Roberts, John Jarrell, Billy Pitman, and Mark Adams.

 

Floyd G. Reynolds

Floyd G. Reynolds, 56, of 233 Douglas Avenue, Versailles, a retired employee for the City of Versailles, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

Born in Scott County, he was a son of the late Andrew Thomas and Ramie Parker Reynolds and was a member of the Lighthouse Church.

He is survived by four sisters, Mary Walton and Bobbie Smith, both of Versailles; Joann Mynes, Lexington, and Louise Farrow, West Virginia; a brother, Andrew Thomas Reynolds Jr., Versailles, and numerous nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Henry Lee Reynolds and Connie Lewis, are deceased.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, by Pastor Terry Gilliam. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ricky and Wade Walton, Chris Rodgers, Stevie Farrow, Brian Mynes, and Paul Wayne Lathery.