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October 14, 2004



Yvonne Davis Dorsey, 68, of Versailles, wife of Fred A. Dorsey, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2004, in Taylor, Texas, while visiting friends and relatives.

A native Texan, she graduated from Taylor High School in 1954, and attended Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, before becoming a stewardess with Braniff Airlines. She was a homemaker and mother, and co-owner of Fred's 2 the Rescue, Inc. She was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Kerry Dorsey, of Greenwood, Ind., Christian Dorsey, Frankfort, and Dinah Lee Rankin, of Indianapolis, Ind.; a stepson, Tim Dorsey, of Tampa, Fla.; and eight grandchildren.

Services were conducted Friday Oct. 8, 2004, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylor, Texas. Condra Funeral Home, Taylor, Texas, was in charge of arrangements.

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Randall Craig Morgan, 55, of 518 Southland Drive, husband of Dianna Lancaster Baker Morgan, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at his home.

Born in Hardin County, he was the son of Manley C. Morgan of Versailles and the late Jane Marie Collins Morgan. He was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church and was a self employed painter. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam era and was a member of American Legion Post #67.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by two daughters, Michelle Louellyn Webberley, Chehalis, Wash., and Jenelle Marie Morgan, Reno, Nev.; a sister, Manelle Britton, Woodford County; two brothers, Alan Morgan, Cincinnati, and Jimmy Morgan, Lawrenceburg; the wife of his father, Priscilla Morgan, Versailles; a grandson, Jake Webberley; two stepsons, Kim Baker and Charles Baker Jr., both of Woodford County; and four step-grandsons, Nathan, Corey, Justin, and Austin Baker. Two sisters, Amy Morgan and Dara Jenelle Morgan, and a brother, Thomas Morgan, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon. Interment with military honors was at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Alan Morgan, Jimmy Morgan, Dalan Emerson, Shawn Hilton, Charles Baker Jr., and Kim Baker. Honorary bearers were Russell Yocum, Donald Drury, and Louie Britton.

Memorials are suggested to McDowell Cancer Foundation at Markey Center or to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.



Albert Lee Snapp, 77, of 1180 Keene-South Elkhorn Road, husband of Pauline Ford Snapp, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at the Danville Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late B. H. and Mary Alice Kratzer Snapp. He was a retired carpenter and U. S Army veteran.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Connie Burkhead, Lawrenceburg; three sons, Gene Snapp, Nicholasville, Lee Snapp, Jessamine County, and James Snapp, Nicholasville; a sister, Lou Martin, Versailles; eight grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. A son, Allen Snapp, is deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Dwayne Brewer. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Morgan Snapp, Dicky Snapp, Frank Snapp, Dick Weido, Jimmy Downey, Wendel Wawson, and Jerry Riley.



Thomas Brown Williams, 81, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Margaret K. Casey Williams, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at his home after an extended illness.

Born Oct. 29, 1922, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Susan Mary Brown Williams. He was a retired foreman from Edwards Sausage Company after 30 years of service. He was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of Lawrenceburg First Christian Church, where he was a former deacon; a member of the Anderson Lodge No. 90 for 57 years; and a former member of American Legion Post No. 34.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Larry Thomas Williams, Frankfort; a daughter, Dorothy Mae Block, Versailles; a sister, Vangie Williams Brown, Louisville; a grandson, Dean Thomas Williams, Frankfort; a nephew; and five nieces. Two sisters, Cordie Williams and Helen Shouse, and a brother, Marvin Williams, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Gash Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Truman McClain and the Rev. Crystal McAliley.

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

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