The Woodford Sun

Versailles, Ky.


 

Home
News
Advertising
Classifieds
Subscriptions
About Us
Links

Recent Obituaries

 

October 21, 2004

 

Armstrong

Marilyn Dale Armstrong, 70 of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Versailles, daughter of the late William Lee and Kathleen Dale, widow of Sherman Armstrong, died Aug. 28, 2004, in Ocala.

Survivors include a daughter, Tisa Noble; three grandchildren, Cassie McManus, Sabrina Noble, David Burch, all of Florida; a sister, Linda Moore, Frankfort; and three brothers, Jerry Dale and William Lee Dale, both of Versailles, and Jim Dale, Florida. A sister, Pat Eaves, is deceased.

Memorial services and Mass will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at St. Leo Catholic Church by Fr. Dan Noll. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to the time of service at the church. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to St. Leo Catholic Church or a favorite charity.

 

Broyles

Glenn Broyles, 90, of Frankfort, widower of Lillian Siler Burnett Broyles, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Lawrenceburg.

A native of Rockholds in Whitley County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Maude Gray Broyles. He was a contractor and owner/operator of Randall & Gray Construction. He was a charter member and deacon at North Frankfort Baptist Church.

Survivors include five sons, Randy Broyles, Frankfort, Gray Broyles, Rockholds, Sam Burnett and Larry Burnett, both of Frankfort, and Dan Burnett, Marietta, Ga.; two daughters, Charlene Sowder, Versailles, and Sylvia Burnett, Seymour, Ind.; a brother, Allen Broyles, Rockholds; 14 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. A daughter, Glena Broyles Buchanan; three sisters, Blanche Rollins, Bessie Hart, and Marie Rose; and three brothers, Hugh Broyles, Ora Broyles, and Clarence Broyles, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home by the Rev. Billy Perkins. Burial was in Broyles Cemetery, Rockholds. Casket bearers were his grandsons Jason Broyles, Stephen Burnette, Charlie Burnette, Will Burnette, Michael Burnette, and T.J. Gaines. Honorary bearers were Johnny Wilhoite and the deacons of North Frankfort Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, or the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center.

 

Campbell

Carolyn Cox Campbell, 62, formerly of Midway, wife of Bob Campbell, died Fri., Oct. 15, 2004, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Aug. 9, 1942, in Harlan, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Lucy Campbell Cox. She was a 15 year employee of Quebecor, formerly Rand McNally, in Versailles. She was also a member of the Versailles United Methodist Church.

In addition to her husband she is survived by a daughter, Robin Edmondson, Lexington, two sisters, Faye Hicks, Angola, Ind., and Sylvia Lyons, Richmond; three brothers, Claude Cox Jr., Batavia, Ohio, Dale Cox, Tampa, Fla., and Dale Howard, North Carolina; three grandchildren, Christopher Ryan, James Cory and Robert Casey Edmondson, all of Lexington; and numerous nieces and nephews. A son, Jeff Campbell, a sister, Thelma Howard and a brother, Joe Cox, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Coleman Howlett. Cremation followed the funeral service and a graveside service was held for the burial of her remains at the Midway Cemetery Tuesday.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the Versailles United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Creech

Ruby Creech, 89, of Lexington, former owner and operator of a downtown Versailles department store, widow of Maura Creech, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004.

Raised in Harlan County, she was the daughter of E.T. and Lula Williams. She owned and operated Creech Department Stores in Lexington and Versailles since 1945. She was a charter member of Rosemont Baptist Church, and a past member of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church and Versailles Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and led the Women's Missionary Union. She served as director of the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce, the Red Cross, and was past president of the Business and Professional Women’s Club. In 1978, she received the Woman of Achievement Award for her community involvement with needy children and families.

Survivors include her children, Donald Creech, Glenda Creech, Ken Creech, all of Lexington, and Jerry Creech, Memphis, Tenn.; a brother, Roy Williams, Palm Harbor, Fla.; a sister, Mabel Lewis, of Lexington; six grandchildren, Jeff and Jennifer Henderson, Lynsey, Laura and Susan Creech, Lexington, and Ashley Creech, Jacksonville, Fla.; and a great granddaughter, Hope Henderson.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at the Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Harrodsburg Road By Dr. James C. Stratton and Dr. Albin Whitmorth. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Wesley Village, 1125 Lexington Road, Wilmore, KY 40390.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Haydon

Kenneth Haydon, 83, formerly of Versailles, father of Debbie Kelly of Hamilton, Ohio, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004.

Graveside services were conducted Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at the Versailles Cemetery. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Jones

Joyce Hager Jones, 74, of Lexington, wife of Virgil K. Jones, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late Brownell and Pauline Cunningham Hager. She was a homemaker and member of Porter Memorial Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Sheila Jones; a granddaughter, Brittany Jones; a sister, Martha Hager Jones; a niece, Debbie Jones Syktich; a nephew, Robert Jones Jr., all of Lexington; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by the Rev. Bob Justus. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Martin

Patsy Conway Martin, 74, of Danville, widow of William J. Martin, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004.

Born Nov. 29, 1929, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Ben T. Conway and Sylvia Howard Lancaster. She was a homemaker and a Presbyterian.

Survivors include a daughter, Liz Harmon, Danville; two sons, Mike and Joseph Martin, both of Versailles; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at Camp Nelson National Cemetery by Dr. Ivan Shelburn. Casket bearers were Dr. Sam Reid, Bobby Fowler, Dale Harmon, Charlie Oiler, Beau and J.J. Martin. Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

McDaniel

 Homer "Jack" McDaniel Jr., 73, of Lexington, husband of Chestene Wallace McDaniel, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004.

Born in Richmond, he was the son of the late Homer Sr. and Alma Coffey McDaniel. A retired quality control inspector at Standard Products Company, he was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church and a veteran of the U. S. Navy.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Tracye Barnes, Lexington; a son, Dale W. "Red" McDaniel, Lexington; two sisters, Hazel Turner, Versailles, and Marie Kenley, Indiana; a brother, James W. McDaniel, Salvisa; and five grandchildren, Kyle McDaniel, Daylin McDaniel, Justin Jones, Holly Barnes, and Weston Barnes. A daughter, Toni Gayle McDaniel, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Oct. 18, 2994, at the Hillcrest Baptist Church by Bro. Tony Hancock, the Rev. Jim Rediford, and the Rev. Don White. Interment was in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Weston Barnes, Justin Jones, Seth Knight, Tony Meadows, Danny Maxwell, Demetrius Rankin, Shaun Cooper, and Drew Ashcraft. Honorary bearers were his friends. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions are suggested to one’s favorite charity.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Snapp

Martha Jane Snapp, 91, of Carlisle, widow of Clyde Wesley Snapp, died Monday Oct. 18, 2004.

Born in Nicholas County, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Bettie Snapp. She was a retired employee of Jockey International, a member of Marie Chapter O.E.S. and was a member of Carlisle Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a son, Clyde Snapp, Versailles; two daughters, Sylvia Young, Lexington, and Ruby Land, Georgetown; six grandchildren, Jody Hardin, Gainesville, Fla., Ty Hardin, Orlando, Fla., Paige Kincaid, Georgetown, Charity Sexton and Chad Land, Carlisle, and Melanie Sizemore, Scottsburg, Ind.; eight great-grandchildren, Drew Land, Cierra Kincaid, Corrin Hardin, Allen Pelfrey, Brooke Kincaid, Bryce Kincaid, Micah Land and Aven Sexton.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Carlisle Assembly of God by the Rev. Darrell Sexton and Chaplain Gary McQuain. Burial will follow in Carlisle Cemetery. Casket bearers will be David Foster, Jeff Fryman, Jimmy Harris, Kevin Kincaid, Bill Loyer and Chris Sexton. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today, Thursday, at the church. Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Smith

Anita Ann Kurtz Smith, 73, of Lexington, wife of Paul B. Smith Sr., died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital Hospice Care Center.

Raised in Nicholasville, she was the daughter of the late Bailey S. and Millie Hull Kurtz Sr. She graduated from the Nicholasville High School Class of 1949, and graduated from Fugazzi Business School. She had worked for South Eastern Greyhound Lines and Aetna Insurance Company. She attended Gardenside Christian Church, and served on the children's school board, the clothes bank and volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Paul B. Smith Jr., Versailles, Cindy A. Nyberg, Lexington, and Paula K. Smith, Lexington; four grandchildren, Crystal and Shawn Smith, and Jeff and Stacy Bryant; two great-grandchildren, Mason Smith and Felicity Bryant; and a brother, Bailey Kurtz Jr., Lexington. A brother, Charles Kurtz, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Honorary casket bearers were the Nicholasville High School Class of 1949. W. R. Milward Mortuary-Southland was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society, or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Vice

June Perkins Vice, 63, of Hillcrest Drive, wife of Roy T. Vice, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center.

Born Aug. 17, 1941, in Fleming County, she was the daughter of Herschel Perkins, Tilton, and the late Noel Ferman Perkins. She was a retired employee of OSRAM Sylvania Glass Plant in Versailles and a member of Hilltop Christian Church.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by a daughter, Valerie Vice, Versailles; two sisters, Wanda Fern, Cowan, and Linda Gray, Flemingsburg; a brother, Jack Perkins, Magnolia, Del.; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Services were conducted Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Bobby Lakes. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Steve Tracy, Hector Hernandez, Kenny Mattox, Wayne Perkins, Bob Simpson, and Mark Shanks. Honorary bearers were Hurshel Brown, Ronnie Rose, and Armondo Rivera.

Donations may be made to the Hospice Care Center of Lexington.

Visit Legacy.com.

Obituaries from past issues: Click here