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October 21, 2010

 

Brown

Geneva Peyton Brown, 78, of Versailles, widow of Louis E. Brown, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010.

Born Jan. 10, 1932, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Nancy Morris Peyton. She was a homemaker and a member of Glenís Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda (Tom) Wilson, Midway; a son, Michael A. Brown, Versailles; a sister, Bonnie Humphrey, Arizona; and two grandchildren.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Heather McColl. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Carlos Grubbs, Arnold Grubbs, Sam Beck, Gene Brown, Ronnie Brown, and Luke Brown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Louis and Geneva Memorial Fund at Taylor Manor Nursing Home, 300 Berry Avenue, Versailles, KY 40383.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Pittman

George A. Pittman, 75, of Midway, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010.

Arrangements were pending at Clark Legacy Center, Frankfort at press time.

Visit www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Robinson

Gene Robinson, 77, of Lexington, husband of Mary Katherine Morguson Robinson, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at the Sayre Christian Village.

Born March 9, 1933, in Clark County, he was the son of the late Bradley and Bertha Cox Robinson. He was a retiree of IBM in Lexington, where he worked as a project manager and a buyer, among numerous other duties. He was an avid gardener.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Harold Robinson (Vicki), Lexington; a daughter, Deborah Flickinger (Ronald), Winchester; four grandchildren, Ronald Gene Flickinger, Nicole Flickinger Walker (Daniel), Dawn Robinson Gentry (David), and Crystal Robinson; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; and a brother, Charles Donald "Don" Robinson, Versailles. Two brothers and two sisters are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Oct. 15, at the Broadway Christian Church, Lexington, by Jim Bird. Burial was in the Clarmont Memorial Gardens in Clark County. Casket bearers were Ronald G. Flickinger, Ryan Flickinger, Eric Flickinger, Daniel Walker, David Gentry, and Wayne Farmer. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Broadway Christian Church or to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Guest book at www.ScobeeFuneralHome.com.

 

Tucker

Bernice Tucker, 67, of Versailles, widow of Raymond E. Tucker, died Monday, Oct. 18, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

Born at Mackville in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Venita Russell Best. She was a retired secretary for the Department of Human Resources with 29 years of service. A 1960 graduate of Mercer County High School, she was a member of the Versailles United Methodist Church and also attended the Antioch United Methodist Church in Mackville. She was a member of the Fellowship Sunday school class and had founded and was a member of the Soul Survivors, a support group for widows and widowers. She volunteered at the Woodford County pre-school and for various functions for the benefit of Hospice of the Bluegrass. In retirement, she was an employee of Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home.

Survivors include a son, Eddie Tucker; and a grandson, Jordan Tucker.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 21, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22. at the funeral home by the Rev. Mike Lehman, Pastor Keith Katterheinrich, and Dr. James Shepherd. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be William Cocanougher, James Cocanougher, Gary Bishop, Larry Bishop, Ronnie Best, and Mike Harmon. Honorary bearers will be members of the Soul Survivors and the staff of the Woodford County Pre-school.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, the Versailles United Methodist Church or Antioch United Methodist Church in Mackville.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Wall

Spencer Ashley Wall, 60, of Midway, former vice-president and Midway Branch manager for the United Bank & Trust Company, husband of Audrey S. Wall, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Scott County, he was the son of Burnice (Burnie) and Mayme Mitchell Wall of Midway and the late Inez Ashley Wall who died when he was 2 years old. He grew up in Scott County and graduated from the Georgetown High School in 1968. He was active in sports and was the team manager for both the basketball and football teams while in school. While in school, he worked for Steve Creech at the Midway Auto Service and helped on his uncle Leslie Mitchellís farm. He was a member of the Midway Christian Church, where he sang in the choir and was former chairman of the church board. He was a member and past president of the Midway Lions Club.

In addition to his wife, father, and stepmother, he is survived by two daughters, Ashley (Sean) DelFavero, Marietta, Ga., and Amanda (Matt) Walker, Midway; a sister, Shela (Charles Donald) Diamond, Goshen; and three grandchildren, Callie DelFavero, Ollie Walker, and Sam Walker.

A memorial service was conducted Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Heather McColl.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, or the Woodford Humane Society, P.O. Box 44, Versailles, KY 40383.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Walls

JoAnn Baxter Walls, 46, of Versailles, wife of Ricky Walls, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at her home.

Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lola Doss Baxter.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Amy Jo Walls and Greg Walls; a brother, William Baxter; two sisters, Judy Bailey and Angela Baxter; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Agee and Michael Walls; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 21, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Kevin Burton. Burial will follow in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Junior Brown, Timmy Agee, Stan Petrey, Glenn Walls, Dillon Walls, Lucas Tipton, Kevin Shepard, and Tony Bailey.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Wiley

Gladys Hilton Wiley, 82, of Lexington, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010.

Born in Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Margaret Adams Welch. She worked as a private duty nurse and was a member of Ashland Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Sue Johnson, Louisville; three sons, Donnie Hilton, Versailles, and Charles Hilton III and Roger Hilton, both of Lexington; two sisters, Marcella French and Mary Ellen Myers, both of Nicholasville; two brothers, Donnie Welch and Tommy Welch, both of Nicholasville, 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A son, Alvin Wayne Hilton, and a brother, Wayne Welch, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Oct. 18, at Clark Legacy Center in Brannon Crossing, Nicholasville. Burial followed in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Tommy Hilton, Steve Johnson, Scott Johnson, Joshua Hilton, and David Cartwright.

Condolences may be made at www.clarklegacycenter.com.

 

Wood

Harry Wood, 85, of Lexington, husband of Corine Houp Wood, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Elliston, Ohio, he was the son of the late Jacob B. and Mary Bell Wilson Wood. He was a World War II Marine veteran, a property owner and manager, and he enjoyed fishing in his spare time.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Ronnie (Sharon) Wood, Garrard County, and Bobby (Toni) Wood, Lexington; two daughters, Judy (Wayne) Powell, Versailles, and Shirley Carter, Lexington; a brother, Freddy Wood, Ruston, La.; a sister, Georgia Mae Bastin, St. Louis, Mo.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, Oct. 18, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, by Minister Ronnie Hupp. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

 

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