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Versailles, Ky.


 

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November 18, 2004

 

Boston

Jessie Lillian “Jackie” Richards Boston, 79, of Anderson County, wife of Joe Boston, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Esta Mae Tate and Bartlett Richards. She was a retired seamstress with Union Underwear in Frankfort and was a member of the Shiloh Christian Church.

Two brothers, Bartlett Richards Jr. and Maurice Richards, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Nov. 15, 2004, at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home by Bro. Don Wells. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Anderson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 494, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

 

Bryant

Percy “Timmy” Bryant, 49, of Frankfort, husband of Nina Sue Bryant, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

A native of Waynesboro, Va., he was the son of Harry Clayton Bryant of Frankfort and the late Dorothy Stinnett Bryant. He was a former truck driver for BFI and a member of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Laura Beth Smith, Frankfort; three sons, Edward Clayton Bryant, Timothy Ryan Bryant, and Shawn Michael Bryant, all of Frankfort; a sister, Sharon Lynn Bryant, Frankfort; a brother, Matthew Bryant, Frankfort; a grandson; four step-grandchildren; and one step great-granddaughter. A brother, Harry Anthony Bryant, and a sister, Carolyn Bryant Rose, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Nov. 12, 2004, at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home by the Rev. Raymond Castillo. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery. Casket bearers were Jack Bourgeois, Tony Lay, Jeff West, Dale Bryant, Gary Bryant, Jessie Terrell. Honorary bearers were family and friends attending the service.

 

Campbell

Suzanne Campbell, 94, of Frankfort, formerly of Midway, widow of Clarence Keller Campbell, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004, at her home.

Born Jan. 27, 1910, in Shelbyville, she was a member of the Midway United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Josephine Wash, Midway; a son, Keller Bond Campbell, Lexington; eight grandchildren, Keller Bond Campbell Jr., Michael Campbell, Clifton Wash, Scott Wash, Gerald Wash, Steven Johnston, Richard Johnston, and Belinda Johnston; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. A son, Philip Johnston, and a brother, Charles R. Figg, are deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, Nov. 12, 2004, at the Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, by the Rev. Mark Johnson. Clark Funeral Home - Versailles Road was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

 

Corn

Elaine McGaughey Corn, 69, of Lawrenceburg, wife of Maurice Corn, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born Aug. 16, 1935, in Anderson County, she was the daughter of John A. McGaughey Sr. of Lawrenceburg and the late Hazel Mae Duncan McGaughey. She was co-owner of Corn's Metal Sales in Lawrenceburg, a housewife, and a dairy farmer. She was a member of the Sand Spring Baptist Church since 1947, the Faithful Workers Sunday school class, and taught Sunday school for many years. She served five terms on the Farm Home Advisory Committee for Southern States. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Hamilton Chapter #293, a member of the Anderson County Farm Bureau board, and the Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency board. She was co-recipient with her husband of the 1990 Meritorious Service Award at Farm City Days, 1981 Service to Agriculture Award from the Anderson County Farm Bureau, and the 1981 Anderson County Master Homemaker award.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by three daughters, Patricia Elaine Eldridge, Pamela Susan Corn, and Marla Jo Smith, all of Lawrenceburg; two sons, Larry Maurice Corn, Woodford County; and John Michael Corn, Lawrenceburg; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Wilma L. Flygstad, Lawrenceburg. A brother, John Alvin McGaughey Jr., is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at the Sand Spring Baptist Church by Dr. Mike Hamrick. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Ritchie &†Peach Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Sand Spring Baptist Church Building Fund, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Crowe

Birdie Crowe, 64, of Lexington, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at Samaritan Hospital.

Born in Hustonville, she was the daughter of the late Jessee and Nannie Lane. She was a homemaker and a member of Church of God.

Survivors include three daughters, Lora Trent, Lexington, Sue Carter, Powell County, and Kathy Kanatzer; and a son, Charles Ray Crowe, Lexington.

A graveside service was held Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at the Lexington Cemetery. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Main Street was in charge of arrangements.

 

Fischer

Warren Edward Fischer, 77, of Lexington, husband of Edna Crawford Fischer, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at his home of cancer.

Born on Jan. 16, 1927, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Henry P. and Norma Bartman Fischer. He graduated in 1944 from Lafayette High School and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in 1948 and with a D.M.D. from the University of Louisville College of Dentistry in 1952. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1945-1946, and practiced dentistry for 51 years in Lexington. He served on the faculty of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry for 16 years, and was a member of the American Dental Association, the Kentucky Dental Association, and the Bluegrass Dental Society. He enjoyed dogs, gardening, Boy Scouts, bee-keeping, and woodworking. He was a host in the International Hospitality Program at UK for the 34 years, and was a member of the Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church, where he served as trustee, elder, deacon, Sunday school superintendent, and Sunday school teacher, and was a member of the men's Bible class.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Holton, Atlanta Ga., and two sons, Mark Fischer and Eric Fischer, both of Lexington; six grandchildren, Kendra Rumford, Lexington, Steven Holton, Washington, D.C., Thaddeus "Thad" Fischer, Lexington, Sara Holton, Atlanta, and Dwight and Clark Fischer, Lexington; a sister, Carol Weldon, Versailles, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was conducted Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Woody Berry. W.R. Milward Funeral Home - Southland Drive was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church, 180 East Maxwell Street, Lexington, KY 40508, or to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

 

Gossett

Phillip Jamaar Gossett IV, 14, of Lexington, died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004.

A native of Fayette County, he was the son of Stella Rowan and Phillip J. Gossett III. He was a member of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, where he sang in the youth choir, and was a student at Jessie Clark Middle School, where he was a member of the Beta Club and the student council.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Latasha Clark; two stepsisters, Chelsea Rowan and Tiffany Gossett; grandparents, Edwin Clark, Versailles, Adaline Anderson, Lawrenceburg, Cora Coulter, Phillip Gossett, Lexington, Rowland and Mary Powell, Owensboro; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. O. L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Contributions are suggested to Shriners Hospital, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington KY.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Gullett

Ida Mae Gullett, 65, of 10746 Troy Pike, wife of Harold Gullett, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004.

Born Aug. 8, 1939, in Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the late Hiram and Alice Armstrong Coyle. She was a member of the Clover Bottom Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Darlene Lady, Nicholasville; a son, Wayne Gullett, Versailles; and a grandson, Joshua Lady, Nicholasville.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Isaac. Interment was at Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were her nephews.

 

Houglin

Myra Elizabeth Houglin, 61, of Lexington, wife of James E. Houglin, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004.

Born in Wilmington, Del., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Nancy Murphy Wheeler. A homemaker, she enjoyed crafts, knitting, quilting and reading.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Lisa White, Versailles, and Mike Houglin, Kettering, Ohio; a brother and sister, Mike Wheeler and Pam Hungate, both of Lexington; four grandchildren, Randy and Matthew White and Amber and Tyler Houglin; and a nephew, David Hungate, Lexington.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County.

 

Jackson

Samuel "Lamb" Jackson Sr., 87, of Versailles, husband of Annette Jackson, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at the Hospice Care Center.

He was a retired Texas Instruments employee.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004, at the First Baptist Church. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church Building Fund.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Morton

James E. Morton, 75, of Versailles, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004.

He was a civil service employee and U. S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his significant other, Ann Peel, Versailles; and her two children, Scott and Nakisha Hiler; a sister, Catherine Johnson, Versailles; a brother, Robert Earl Williams, Waukegan, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was conducted Saturdaym Nov. 13, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Floyd Greene.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 108 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Nichols

William Edwin Nichols, 72, of Lexington, husband of Jo Anne Price Nichols, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004.

Born in Versailles, he was the son of the late Silas C. and Sally Nichols. He was a retired insurance adjustor for Continental Insurance. He was a member of Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary, an avid fisherman, sportsman and a UK fan. He was an U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post 8.

Survivors include seven children, W. Ed Nichols, II, Ernie Nichols, both of Lexington, Missy Gellhaus, Louisville, Lizanne McDonough, Raleigh, N.C., Tim Nichols, Lexington, Doyle Nichols, Ellicott City, Md., and Moria Bush, Lexington; a stepson, Scott Price, Dillon, Colo.; four sisters, Ruby Bradley, Versailles, Dora Lucille King, Nicholasville, Edith Krape, Naples, Fla., and Hazel Gallot, Boynton Beach, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, Adam Nichols, Benjamin Nichols, John David Gellhaus, Amanda Gellhaus, Sam Nichols, Maribeth Nichols, Daniel Nichols, Molly Nichols, Anna Nichols, Sarah Bush, Caroline Bush, Hannah Price, and Arwen Price. His first wife, Mary Elizabeth Doyle Nichols, and his brothers, Roy, Silas "Nick", Jim, and Melvin Nichols, are deceased.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004, at Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Patrick Doyle, John Doyle, William Doyle, Frank Rhodus, Joe Norsworthy and Denny Ford. W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Mothers Against Drunk Driving or the American Heart Association.

 

Young

Brenda Kay Young, 57, of Lexington, formerly of Woodford County, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at her residence.

Born Dec. 8, 1946, in Richmond, Ind., she was the daughter of James Coffman Jr. of Lexington and the late Elva Haye. She was a former University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center employee and was a member of the Pisgah Presbyterian Church in Woodford County. She was also a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the National Geographic Society.

In addition to her father, she is survived by a daughter, Andrea West, Lexington; two sons, Jimmy Young, Sarasota, Fla., and Tommy Young, Somerset; two sisters, Lana and Lori Coffman, both of Lexington; a cousin, Bonnie Jean Scott, Lexington; and three grandchildren, Jake Young-DiFrank, Skylar Young and Kirkland Young. A brother, Glenn Wilmott, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday., Nov. 15, 2004, at Pruitt Funeral Home, Alexandria Drive, by the Rev. Michael Ward.

Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

 

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