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October 11, 2001

 

Roger Anderson

Roger Lee Anderson, 47, of Stamping Ground, husband of Jill Marshall Anderson, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at his residence.

A native of Maysville, he was the son of the late Tespie and Lucy Vice Anderson. He was a retired refrigeration mechanic for the University of Kentucky and a member of Northside Christian Church.

Other survivors include two sisters, Alyene Buckler and Bonnie Calvert; a brother, Albert Anderson, all of Owingsville; a special daughter, Kimmy Greathouse, Midway; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at Northside Christian Church, Georgetown, by Bro. Dwight D. Elam. Burial was in Porter Cemetery, Scott County. Casket bearers were Brandon Anderson, Joseph Greathouse, Donnie Cobb, Wilbur Carpenter Jr., George Tanner, Henry Preston M.D., Bobby Ison, Kevin Simmons, and Wayne Williams. Honorary bearers were Janie “Mom” Marshall and the employees of the UK Physical Plant Division.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Roger Bowles

Roger Leland Bowles, 71, of Carlisle, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at his residence after a long illness.

Born in Nicholas County, he was the son of the late John and Emma Minton Bowles. He was a member of Blue Licks Christian Church, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a retired superintendent with Brett Construction Company.

Survivors include two sons, Phillip L. Bowles and Roger Keith Bowles; a daughter, Angela Dailey; a brother, Allen Bowles; a sister, Mary Ruth Gray, all of Carlisle; five grandchildren, Carrie Bowles, Versailles, Roger Clifton and Jacob Leland Garrett, and Daniel Keith and Sara Lynn Bowles; two great grandchildren, Jordan Rae and Tanna Kash Belle Bowles; and several nieces and nephews.

Two wives, Mary Alice Smoot Bowles and Irene Smoot Bowles, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by the Rev. James Gaunce and Bro. Darren Fizer. Burial was in Carlisle Cemetery. Casket bearers were Timmy Crump, Terry Rothwell, Mike Caswell, Billy Martin, Reese Wayne Smoot, Tommy Wagoner, Michael Minton, and Turner Shannon. Honorary bearers were James Buckler, Tom Hardin, W.T. “Gyp” Setzer, Glenn Purcell, Gene Sibert, Steve, Dennis, and J.B. Minton, Bill Martin, Jimmy and Reese Smoot, and Spears Collins.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass or Blue Licks Christian Church.

 

Katie Brandenburg

Katie Lynn Brandenburg, 12, of Versailles, daughter of Mike and Gennie Brandenburg, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

Born in Lexington on April 28, 1989, she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington. She was a seventh grade student at Woodford County Middle School, where she was an honor roll student, a member of the math team, and played saxophone in the band. She also enjoyed playing piano, and was a member of the TNT Swim Team in Frankfort. Katie loved animals and the outdoors; her goal was to become a veterinarian.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Krissie Brandenburg, Versailles; her maternal grandparents, Harry and Sallie Boling, Versailles, and Glenn and Peggy Franck, Maynardville, Tenn.; paternal grandparents, Gene and Kathy Brandenburg, Lexington; step-great grandmother, Dorothy Boling, Paris; aunts and uncles, Kevin and Ronda Franck, Lawrenceburg; Terry Franck, Maynardville; Dennis and Cindi McAlister, Lexington; Bryan and Dianna Caldwell, Hendersonville, Tenn.; Jeff and Teresa Boling, Crestwood; Jimmy and Nancy Boling, Lexington; and Steve and Diane Sewell, Sterling Heights, Mich.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at the Versailles Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Baker. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Michael O'Dea, Brian O'Dea, Matthew McAlister, Terry Franck, Jimmy Boling, Jeff Boling, Kevin Franck, and Dennis McAlister. Honorary bearers were Coach Marvin Watson and the TNT Swim Team.

Memorials are suggested to the Woodford County Humane Society, P.O Box 44, Versailles, Ky. 40383.

Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

 

James F. Crawford

James F. Crawford, 47, of Dayton, Ohio, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001.

Born May 21, 1954, in Dayton, he was the son of the late James F. Crawford Sr. and Carrie Bland Crawford. He was a graduate of Patterson High School and Ohio University, where he joined the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He did further studies at Sinclair Community College. He had a passion for traveling, spending time in Nairobi, Kenya, where he taught computer graphics and information technology at Daystar University. He lived in New York for 21 years. After returning to Dayton, he joined Phillips Temple CME Church, and was a former member of the mass choir and a member of the media ministry.

Survivors include his mother, Carrie M. Crawford; two aunts, Gloria S. Sims, Dayton, and Nannie Bland, Versailles; two uncles, Luther Bland, Versailles, and Earl Crawford, Dayton; and a number of cousins.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001, at Phillips Temple CME Church, Dayton, by the Rev. James E. Washington.

 

Ruth Ingram

Ruth McDonald Ingram, 95, of Lexington, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001.

Born March 2, 1906 in Mortonsville, she was the daughter of the late Chilton Allen and Mary Belle Johnston McDonald, and was the widow of Samuel Givens "Gip" Ingram. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church of Harrodsburg, where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She was a graduate of the University of Kentucky, a member of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, and was a former member of the Mercer County Library Board.

Survivors include a son, James Givens Ingram, Harrodsburg; a daughter, Genie Whayne, Lexington; six grandchildren, Dianne Oliverio, Danville, Dawn Olive, Prospect, Deborah Souder, Harrodsburg, Thomas F. Whayne III, New York, N.Y., James Givens Whayne, San Jose, Calif., and Katherine Ingram Whayne, Norwalk, Conn.; and nine great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at United Presbyterian Church, Harrodsburg, by the Rev. John Contini. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg. Casket bearers were Greg Souder, Paul Oliverio, Mark Olive, Tom Whayne Jr., Tom Whayne III, and James Whayne.

Memorials are suggested to the United Presbyterian Church, 326 South Main Street, Harrodsburg, Ky. 40330, or to the Lexington - Bluegrass Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 836 Euclid Avenue Suite 322, Lexington, Ky. 40502.

 

Alice James

Alice Estelle Doolin James, 87, formerly of Liberty Commons, Lexington, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001.

Born in Morgan County, she was the daughter of the late Prater and Arcia Caskey. She was a retired employee of Barrett’s Sewing Factory, Midway, and had worked at the Corner Drug Store, Versailles. She was the widow of Thurman Doolin, her first husband, and Clyde James, her second husband.

Survivors include four daughters, Barbara Clark and Yvonne Rogers, both of Nicholasville, Betty Ginter, Versailles, and Lola Dell Woolums, Augusta, Ga.; a son, Drexel Doolin, Corralles, N.M.; four sisters, Mary Jewell Barker and Frieda Wells, both of Fairborn, Ohio, Anna Mae Compston, Springfield, Ohio, and Emma Jean Maxie, Oklahoma; 11 grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Frank Layne. Interment was in Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Arthur Woolums, Jimmy Ginter, Mark Edward Reed, Corey Reed, Charles Caskey, Tommy Ginter, Roy Clark, Cecil Woolums, Michael Doolin, Stewart Doolin, and Bobby Sandifer.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Ova G. Jones

Ova G. Jones, 92, of Lexington, widow of Wallace Jones, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, in Carlisle.

She was the daughter of the late James and Sarah Reed, and a member of Southland Christian Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mildred Jones, Carlisle, Helen Soper, Md., and Audrey Reed, Versailles; nine grandchildren, Lee Underwood, Karen Bowers, Thomas Douglas, Kevin Brumfield, Karl Soper, Michael Reed, Michelle Meurer, Malica Kromer, and Nancy Treadway; and 14 great grandchildren. Two daughters, Katherine Brumfield and Opal Douglas, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at Betts & West Funeral Home by the Rev. Roy Mays. Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Donnie and Ed Deskins, Bill Hale, William Webb, Kenneth Reed, and Osby Jones.

Donations are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Pamela Powell

Pamela Dawn Powell, 41, of Oldham County, formerly of Woodford County, a Jefferson County police officer, wife of Bobby Powell, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at her residence of a gunshot wound. Authorities were investigating.

Born Aug. 11, 1960, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of Amalid Garcia, Versailles. She formerly worked for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Ray Caudill III, Winchester; a daughter, Ashley Caudill; two step-daughters, Heaven and Kaitlyn Powell; a step-son, Royce Powell, all of Crestwood; three brothers, Brian Douglas, Paul, and Josh Garcia; three sisters, Dana Scherrer, Indiana, Tonya Jones, Louisville, and Natasha Garcia, Lexington; an uncle, Butch Crow; and an aunt, Mary Cosby, both of Lexington.

Services were conducted Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at Covenant United Methodist Church, LaGrange. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Pamela Powell Memorial Fund c/o Bank1, Crestwood Station Shopping Center, Crestwood, Ky. 40014.

 

Katherine Riddle

Katherine Ford Riddle, 92, of Midway, widow of Robert G. "Sweets" Riddle, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

Born in Woodford County on Aug. 7, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Samuel and Nellie Gracen Graves Ford. She was a retired dietician for Midway College and Woodford County High School. She was a former organist for the Midway Baptist Church, and an active member of the Midway Christian Church and the Christian Women's Fellowship. She was a longtime member of the Midway Woman's Club, and was a graduate of Midway High School and Fugazzi Business College.

Survivors include a son, Robert L. "Bobby" Riddle, Midway; two foster sons, Thomas F. Hopewell, Lawrenceburg, and Paul Dennis Hopewell, Madisonville; a niece, Mary Lou Watkins, Midway; a great niece, Sharon Watkins, Midway; and a great nephew, Gary Watkins, Florence. A brother, William Lee "Bill" Ford, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at the Midway Christian Church by the Rev. David Brown. Burial will follow in the Midway Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. today to the time of the service. Casket bearers will be Kenneth Watkins, Gary Watkins, Tommy Hopewell, Paul Hopewell, John Hall, John Hall Jr., and John Dempsey. Honorary bearers will be Ann Lewis, Betsy Sparks, Sharon Turner, Linda McDaniel, Dr. Norman Fisher, Armon Portwood, Charlie Leigh, and the deacons and elders of Midway Christian Church.

Memorials are suggested to the Midway Nursing Home Task Force, P.O. Box 3964, Midway, Ky. 40347, or to one's favorite charity.

 

Daniel J. Stadnyk

Daniel J. Stadnyk, 80, of Versailles, husband of Elizabeth M. Stadnyk, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at Cambridge Place, Lexington.

He was the son of the late John and Christine Stadnyk. He was a retired operating engineer, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, ranked as a first lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Daniel J. Stadnyk Jr., Lexington; a sister, Theresa Aceste, New York; a brother, Eugene Stadnyk, Maryland; and two grandchildren, Yvonne M. Stadnyk and Daniel J. Stadnyk III.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at St. Leo Catholic Church, Versailles, by Fr. Frank Osburg. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery, Lexington. Casket bearers were Mike Rigney, Daniel J. Stadnyk Jr., Daniel J. Stadnyk III, Bill Agee, Jim Emly, Kevin Stevens, and Darrel Stevens.

Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Donald Stout Sr.

Donald Eugene Stout Sr., 57, of Salvisa, former employee of Quebecor World, Versailles, husband of Josephine Harris Stout, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, in Harrodsburg following an illness.

A native of Retreat, Ind., he was the son of the late Ivan (Boone) Eugene and Louise Pearl Spall Stout. He was a member of Charity Baptist Church, Indianapolis, Ind.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Donald Eugene Stout Jr., Indianapolis, and Douglas Stout, Frankfort; a daughter, Nancy Chipman, Frankfort; two brothers, Billy Joe Stout, Columbus, Ind., and Larry Dean Stout, Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Sarah Monroe and Elsie Bowman, both of Crothersville, Ind.; and seven grandchildren. A daughter, Rebecca Sue Stout, and a brother, Charles Stout Sr., are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Kenneth Whitehouse.

Contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

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