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Versailles, Ky.


 

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October 17, 2002

 

Boggess

Stephanie Ann Boggess, 89, of Versailles, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at the Windsor House Nursing Home, Huntsville, Ala.

Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Zaczek. A devoted Catholic, she was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church in Versailles, and was for many years a member of the Altar Society.

Survivors include two sons, William Nelson Boggess, Hazel Green, Ala., and David Ray Boggess, Versailles; a brother, Stanley Zaczek, Chicago; and five grandchildren, Connie L. Saucier, Frankfort, Christa Jones, Franklin, Ohio, Bridgette Boggess, Louisville, Katrina Ball, Huntsville, Ala., and Jacob Boggess, Hazel Green, Ala.; and four great grandchildren, Joshua Saucier, Nicholas Saucier, Hannah Ball, and Caylee Sasser.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at the St. Leo Catholic Church by Fr. Frank Osburg. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery.

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

 

Carpenter

Frank Chase Carpenter, 89, of Harrodsburg, husband of Flossie Kirkland Carpenter, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at the Haggin Memorial Hospital, Harrodsburg.

Born June 24, 1913, in Danville, he was the son of the late Elmer Lee and Ellen Foster Carpenter. He was a retired farmer, dairy inspector for Berea College, and manager of the American Dairy Association of Kentucky. He was a member of the Burgin Christian Church, where he was a deacon emeritus, a member of Kingston Masonic Lodge, Madison County, and was a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Ellen Grayce Hellard, Versailles; a brother, Maurice Carpenter, Lexington; two sisters, Beatrice Shuel, Princeton, Ind., and Evelyn Warner, Harrodsburg; seven nieces; and four nephews.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg, by the Rev. Jeanette Lucas. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

Memorials are suggested to the Burgin Christian Church. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

 

Cheak

Travis Elliott Cheak, 21, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born April 28, 1981, he was the son of Ronald and Susan Peak Cheak of Lawrenceburg. He was a press operator at Quebecor World, Versailles, and a member of the Fox Creek Christian Church.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Contessia Cheak Cox and Natasha Cheak, both of Lawrenceburg; his maternal grandmother, Betty Jean Sutton Cheak, Lawrenceburg; his paternal grandparents, Charlie P. Cheak and Marjorie Mae Stratton Cheak, Lawrenceburg; three aunts, Annette Peak Williams, Arkansas, Annessa Peak Woodrow, Lawrenceburg, and Brenda Holland, Lexington; a niece, Carrington Cox, Lawrenceburg; and several cousins. His maternal grandfather, Leon Elliotte Peak, is deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 13, 2002, at the Sand Spring Baptist Church by Bro. Don Wells. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. The Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to the Anderson County Scholarship Fund In Memory Of Travis Cheak, c/o Walter Patrick, attorney, 307 South Main Street, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

 

Gore

David Lee Gore, 60, of Lexington, husband of Jane Diane Wash Gore, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at the VA Hospital.

Born Aug. 24, 1942, in Logan, W. Va., he was the son of Lee A. and Mary Eloise Gore. He was a construction worker, a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of the First Baptist Church, Raceland.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Douglas Davis Gore, Versailles; a daughter, Heather Lee Gore, Lexington; two sisters, Judy See, Louisa, and Lynda Sands, Carlisle, Ohio; two nephews, William See and Derek Thomas Sands; and two nieces, Mary Elizabeth Kennedy and Andrea Leigh Sands.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at the Marshall Steen Funeral Home, Ashland, by the Rev. Leo Gibson and the Rev. Charles Murphy. Burial was in the Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4338 13th Street, Ashland, KY 41102.

 

Monroe

Brad Monroe, 42, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Anne Monroe, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002.

Born Dec. 16, 1959, in Woodford County, he was the son of Roy and Joyce Lewis Monroe of Versailles. He was employed by Metro Tool and Manufacturing, Lexington.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by two sons, Roy David Monroe, Florida, and Brandon Monroe, Lexington; a granddaughter, Kailey Monroe; a brother, Brian K. Monroe, Lexington; a sister, Brenda Monroe Wilson, Versailles; three nephews, Zachary Monroe, Lexington, and McKlane Wilson and Dylan Wilson, both of Versailles; and numerous other family members.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel by Pastor Brian Monroe. Interment was in the Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Philip Akins, Philip Peffer, Howard “Bucky” Peffer, Greg Jones, Terry Kilcoyne, and John Goodrich. Honorary bearers were his nephews.

Contributions may be made to the Methodist Home of Kentucky, 2050 Lexington Road, Versailles, KY 40383.

 

Owen

John L. “Papaw” Owen, 83, of Versailles, husband of Geneva Crace Owen, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Unit, Lexington.

A native of Versailles, he was the son of the late John Lewis Owen and Ennice Hartley Stokley. He was a carpenter and a member of the Pinckard Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Margaret Wainscott and Carolyn Cloyd, both of Versailles; three grandchildren, Cheri Spencer and Misty Moskovitz, both of Versailles, and Lisa Cloyd, Sellersburg, Ind.; and two great grandchildren, Kelbie Owen Spencer and Jadyn Crace Spencer, both of Versailles.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at the Clark-Sunset Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Simpson. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Earl Cloyd, Edsel Wainscott, Eddie Spencer, Walter Moskovitz, Bill Evans, and Anthony Collier. Honorary bearers were Johnny and Nina Drury, Claude Kaenzig, R.T. Holman, and Linda Collier.

Donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass or Woodford Christian School.

 

Stokley

Frances Martin Stokley, 89, of Lexington, widow of John A. Stokley, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at the Central Baptist Hospital.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late John Davis and Maude Redden Martin. She was a former administrative assistant in the attorney general’s office and for the Public Service Commission in Frankfort. She was a graduate of Henry Clay High School and Fugazzi Business College, and was a charter member of the Crestwood Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda C. Langley and Barbara G. Decker; six grandchildren, Jeremy Langley, Tyler Langley, and Benjamin Langley, all of Nicholasville, Audrey Decker Casper, Lexington, and Michael Decker and Steven Decker, both of Nicholasville; and three great grandchildren, Haley Casper, Roman Casper, and Gretchen Casper, all of Lexington.

Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at the W.R. Milward Mortuary - Southland by Pastor Andrew Brown and Adam Sloan. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Casket bearers will be Jeremy Langley, Tyler Langley, Benjamin Langley, Michael Decker, Steven Decker, and Ed Casper. Friends may call from noon to the time of service today.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

 

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