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November 26, 2008



Carlton D. Hackney, 77, of Lexington, husband of Agnes Anne Dozier Hackney, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Lewis and Bettie Carlton Hackney. He was a member of Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and former member of St. Leo Catholic Church. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and salesman for Brown-Forman. He had been a member of the Lexington Salesman’s Club. Later, he founded and operated Doughdaddy’s Doughnuts in Versailles.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Carla Anne (Frank) Sgro, Granite Falls, Wash.; three sons, Tom Hackney and Carl (Karen) Hackney, both of Lexington, and John Hackney, Versailles; five stepchildren, Mary Gay Lake, Frankfort, Patricia (Robbie) Egbert and Cherie Polly, both of Versailles, and Stephanie (Joe) Nallia and Robert Moore III, both of Lexington; 11 grandchildren, Sarah Hackney, Austin Hackney, Brittany Egbert, Jamie Crump, Raquela Gibson, Joseph Nallia III, Miles Nallia, Jordan Polly, Blake Egbert, Matthew Crump, Erik Lake; and two great-grandsons. A brother, Lewis Hackney Jr., and a sister, Marian Heathman, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Nov. 24, at St. Leo Catholic Church by Fr. Dan Noll. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. His grandsons served as casket bearers. Honorary bearers were Ed Piper, Norman Jones, Jack Whitaker, Sam Dozier, Bill Dozier, Joe Nallia, Robbie Egbert, and Charlie Reed. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Shepherd House or the Hope Center.

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Paul S. "Booger" Norton, 60, of Frankfort, husband of Pam Norton, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born February 16, 1948, in Franklin County, he was the son of the late George and Rachel Norton. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, a self employed builder and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters Lori (Pramote) Karngkarn, Lawrenceburg, and Paula Norton, Frankfort; a sister, Marjorie Chism, Frankfort; two brothers, James and John Norton, Frankfort, and a granddaughter, Toni Karngkarn.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Everett Hawkins. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Tim, Larry, James, John Jr., and Ross Norton and Josh Craig.

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Thomas E. "Tommy" Slugantz, 73, of Versailles, husband of Anna Jewell Kratzer Slugantz, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at his residence.

Born July 2, 1935, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late John and Lora Hamm Slugantz. He had been facilities manager at Texas Instruments and was a National Guard veteran.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Steve (Peggy) Slugantz and Keith (Cheryl) Slugantz, both of Versailles; a daughter, Karen (Ty) Hawkins, Frankfort; four grandchildren, Josh Slugantz, Wes Slugantz, Stacy (Billy) Fish, and Shannon (Justin) Couch; a great-grandchild, MaKenna Fish; six sisters, Gladys (Jim) Sutherland, Versailles, Clara Lewis, Versailles, Lora Bell (Amos) Rice, Cynthiana, Florence Rice, Lexington, Nellie Holland, Versailles, and Myrtle Carl, Versailles; and a brother, Kenneth Slugantz.

Services were conducted Monday, Nov. 24, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Lewis Seward. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Wes Slugantz, Josh Slugantz, Justin Couch, Billy Fish, Ty Hawkins, Gary Rice, Larry Sutherland, and Luke Lewis. Honorary bearers were James Hood, Cecil Hartley, James Sutherland, James Sutherland Jr., Ned Meekins, William Beverly, J.C. Jones, and Amos Rice.

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Ike Smith, 72, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Midway, husband of Ruby Smith, died Monday Nov. 24, 2008, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 20, 1935, in Breathitt County, he was the son of the late Estill and Denvie Parks Smith. He was a member of the Old Country Church in Mt. Eden, was a farmer and had worked at many area horse farms. He also had worked with horses at Keeneland for 35 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Linda Quinn and Tammy Butts, both of Lawrenceburg; two sons, William Thomas Smith, Lawrenceburg, and Jason Smith, Willisburg; two sisters, Nyiokae Spencer, Midway, and Edith Huddleston, Versailles; two brothers, M.T. Smith, Lexington, and Kenneth Smith, Ocala, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. A son, Terry Lee Smith, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Lonny Peach. Burial will follow in the Midway Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 Friday at the funeral home. Casket bearers will be Stephen Linder, Michael Paul Sims, Wayne Smith, Daryl Smith, Cory Justus, and Robert Justus.

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