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November 18, 2010

 

Caise

James R. Caise Jr., 93, of Lexington, husband of Alberta W. Caise, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late James R. Caise Sr. and Mattie Feck Caise. He had served as a master sergeant in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Edwina Cowherd; a son, Vincent Caise; seven grandchildren, Felicia, Casey, Rita, Alexander, Shavon, Latessa, and Dakota; two sisters, Helen Beatty and Virginia Shelby; and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. A daughter, Eliza Jean; a son, James Allen; four sisters and seven brothers, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Nov. 12, at the Wesley United Methodist Church, Lexington. O. L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Hill

Ezra Harrison Hill Sr., 87, of Frankfort, widower of Lena Mae Hill, died Friday, Nov. 12, 2010.

Born Aug. 31, 1923, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Ezra Walker and Willie Aileen Long Hill. He served in the U.S. Armyís 34th Infantry Regiment during World War II, serving in Japan and the Philippines. He had also been a guard for National Distillers.

Survivors include a son, Ezra H. Hill Jr. (Judy), Versailles; two sisters, Catherine Blankenship and Lillie Martin; a brother, Hansel Hill Sr.; two grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Four sisters, Grace Phillips, Alline Masters, Hallie Hill, and Juanita Cox; and three brothers, Virgil Hill, Stanley Hill, and Alfred Hill, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Nov. 15, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by Chaplain Roger Outler. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Steve Hill, Mike Hill, Kevin Hill, Jason Hill, Donnie Hill, and Lonnie Masters.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Jackson

Jennifer Leigh Jackson, 51, of Versailles, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born May 25, 1959, in Versailles, she was the daughter of Margaret Carter Jackson of Versailles and the late Joe Jackson. She was an employee of Rand McNally and Company for over 18 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two children, Vonickie "Nickie" Nicholson and Christine Leigh Jackson, Versailles; three sisters, Faye Young and Yolanda (Byron) Costner, both of Lexington, and Marilyn (Stephen) Mason, Frankfort; two brothers, Nathanael (Janis) Carter, Versailles, and Joseph (Shelley) Jackson, Lexington; 12 nieces and nephews; three aunts, Sadie Carter, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Ruth Beatty and Emma Carter, both of Lexington; and numerous cousins.

Services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 13, at the First Baptist Church by the Rev. Floyd Greene. Burial was in the Steele Cemetery. Casket bearers were Craig Nicholason, Jimmy Greene, Kenneth Winkfield, Stephen Mason, James "JJ" Johnson, Darrell Jackson, Theopolis Jackson, Terry Jackson, Kevin Mason, and Kirk Lee. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested in the form of donations to benefit her children.

Guest book at www.blackburnandward.com.

 

Keegan

Gregory L. "Greg" Keegan, 51, of Versailles, husband of Tara Moore Keegan, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, of cancer.

Born in Yonkers, N.Y., he was an employee of IBM and Lexmark for 26 years, most recently serving as worldwide supplies marketing manager. He was a graduate of Darrow School, New Lebanon, N.Y., and Pace University, Pleasantville, N.Y. He was a parishioner of St. Leo Catholic Church in Versailles and most recently attended Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary in Lexington. He was a member and past president of Lexington Amateur Ice Hockey Association. He supported and coached in the Bluegrass Youth Hockey Association, the Woodford Youth Soccer Association, and Thoroughbred Figure Skating Club.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, Audrey; two children, Shanna and Declan Keegan; two brothers, John W. Jr. and Kevin Keegan; three sisters, Laurie Keegan, Eileen Rossi, and Maureen Fargo; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church by Fr. Dennis Knight and Fr. Norman Fischer. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 18, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington.

Contributions are suggested to University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation, 7341 UK Markey Cancer Center, 500 S. Limestone Lexington, KY 40508-9964, or the American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way Lexington, KY 40502, or the Hope Center, 360 W. Louden Ave. Lexington, KY 40508.

 

McIntosh

Alex McIntosh, 81, of Versailles, husband of Helen Louise McIntosh, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010.

Born July 6, 1929, in Lee County, he was the son of the late Dave and Flora McIntosh. He was a former employee for English Paving. He was also a member of Glenís Creek Baptist Church and the Versailles Lions Club.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Patrica, Ronnie, and Brenda; three sisters, Betty Richardson, Pearl Robinson, and Emma Hall; and a brother, Willie McIntosh. A sister and four brothers are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Brent Birchell and the Rev. Justin Raider. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Tommy Goins, Steve Wilder, Frank Collins, Charlie Caskey, Dan Jackson, and O.D. Rogers. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 18, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Pope

Marilyn Brown Pope, 66, of Versailles, wife of Dwight Pope, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Sept. 26, 1944, at Crab Orchard in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Jewell Simpson Brown. She was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and retired in 2000 after having taught in the Fayette County Public Schools. An active member of the Versailles Church of Christ, she had served as church treasurer and Bible class teacher.

In addition to her husband of 45 years, she is survived by three children, Gregory (Tracey) Pope, Lexington, and Kelli (Bryan) Hill and Heather (Brad) Lacefield, both of Versailles; two brothers, Billy (Judy) Brown, Louisville, and Gail (Jean) Brown, Westchester, Ohio; and six grandchildren, Madison Hill, Julia Hill, Cayden Pope, Bradford Lacefield, Caroline Pope, and Harper Lacefield.

Services were conducted Friday, Nov. 12, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Danny Lamb, Bro. Shelby Reynolds, Bro. Glenn Redmon, and the Rev. Randy Nation. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery.

Guest book at www.blackburnandward.com.

 

Razor

William M. Razor, 82, widower of Mary LeGrande Barker Razor, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at Wesley Village.

Born in Versailles, he was the son of the late Claude D. and Mary Belle Wilson Razor. He was a warehouse supervisor for All Foods, and was a veteran of World War II in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Lexington Masonic Lodge # 1 F&AM, York Rite and Oleika Shrine Temple. He coached Babe Ruth baseball at Southland Park and was a member of Rosemont Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Lucia Davis and Diane Scott, both of Versailles; a son, Philip (Piper) Razor, Louisville; five grandchildren, Brittani (Patrick) Ford, Caitlin Sinclair, Joshua Davis, Stephanie Sinclair, and Eden Razor; and a great-grandchild, Paisley Ford.

Services were conducted Monday, Nov. 15, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, by the Rev. Bob Baldridge. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers were David Sutherland, John Davis, Michael Ott, Patrick Ford, Richard Fonteneau, and Arnie Westlund.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693.

 

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