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October 27, 2005

 

 

  Allen

  Ethel M. Allen, 102, of Lexington, formerly of Littleton, Colo., widow of Harry R. Allen, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005.

Born Dec. 16, 1902, in Versailles, she lived in Lexington for 60 years before moving to Colorado in 1995. She enjoyed bridge and entertaining and was a member of the University of Kentucky Women's Club and Hunter Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a son, Harry R. Allen Jr.; and five grandchildren, Elizabeth Oas, Catherine Cleversey, Elaine Silver, Karen Johnson. and Michael Allen. A daughter, Dorothy Frances Bauman, is deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 22, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by Pastor Ronnie Hupp. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

Donations can be made to the American Red Cross, 1450 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511.

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Bolcas

  Leah Nell Boston Bolcas, 66, of McCowans Ferry Road, wife of Horst Bolcas, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at Bluegrass Community Hospital.

The daughter of Wallace and Virginia Rivers Boston, she was a retired school teacher, and a member of the First Christian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Shea Blackburn, Union; a stepson, Michael Bolcas, Versailles; and two grandchildren, Michael and Page Bolcas.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 22, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Marcus Lynn. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ken Blackburn, Michael Bolcas, Dale Eckert, Bo Thomas, Kenny Craig, Gary Jones, and Don Waggener.

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

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Coyle

  Billie Harrison Coyle, 88, of Louisville, husband of Emma "Beth" Walker Coyle, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Wesley Manor Nursing Center.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lula Mae Coyle. He was a retired maintenance supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service, and an Army veteran of World Ward II. He was a founder and lifetime member of Aldersgate Methodist Church and enjoyed attending the various sports activities of his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kenneth Coyle, Louisville, and James Coyle, Union; a daughter, Barbara Coyle Cooper, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two sisters, Betty Devine, Harrodsburg, and Edith Lilly, Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren, Greg Cooper, Sunshine, Amy and Chris Coyle; and two great-grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth Cooper and Ansley Marie Cooper.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Aldersgate Methodist Church by the Rev. Orin Simmerman and the Rev. Ben Hahn. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205.

 

Currens

  Vernon “Tommy” Currens, 69, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Marie Currens, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center.

Born April 5, 1936, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Vernon Wesley and Evelena Webster Currens. He worked in maintenance for Plasma Alliance. He was on the Woodford County Rescue Squad for over 22 years and was a member of the Beaver Lake Bass Club.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Michael and Charles Currens, both of Lawrenceburg; a half-sister; three half-brothers; and a grandson. A daughter, Tina Douglas, is deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Rose Crest Cemetery in Versailles by the Rev. Estill Everman. Casket bearers were Mike Hartley, Steve Donovan, Jon Mays, David Bach, Randy Estes, Charles Currens, and Michael Currens. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Disponette

  Tim Disponette, 37, of Lexington, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at his residence.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of Buford Disponette Sr. and the late Delores Mattingly Lovings Disponette. A graduate of Jessamine County High School, he had an avid interest in computers and he enjoyed riding motorcycles.

In addition to his father, he is survived by a son, Chris Disponette, Lexington; two half-brothers, Buford Disponette Jr., Lexington, and Ronnie Lovings, Nicholasville; three half-sisters, Nancy Lake, Versailles, Paula Muncie, Lexington, and Karen Lovings, Lexington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, by the Rev. Ronnie Hupp. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.

Contributions are suggested to the Lexington Humane Society, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40504.

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Dodson

  Goldie Dodson, 90, of Versailles, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005.

She is survived by a daughter, Etta Thacker; and a son, Alvin Dodson.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Lange &†New Bros. Funeral Home, Somerset.

 

Maxwell

  Mary Katherine "Kay" Gilchrist Maxwell, 61, of Lexington, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at Samaritan Hospital.

She was the daughter of Albert Gilchrist, Lexington, and the late Evelyn Gilchrist.

In addition to her father, she is survived by a son, Roger Maxwell, Versailles; a sister, Patricia Wade, Lexington; and two nieces, Robin Wade, Norfolk, Va., and Tracy Wade, Lexington. A son, Charles, is deceased.

Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 29, at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Lexington.

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Martin

  Virginia Martin, 75, of Versailles, widow of James L. Martin, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Smiley Sewell Sayre.

Survivors include three sisters, Betty Currens, Frankfort, Edna Tomblin, Louisville, and Mary Catherine Sayre, Versailles; two brothers, Charles "Tom" Sayre, Georgetown, and Gilbert Sayre Jr., Frankfort.

Services were conducted Friday, Oct. 21, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon. Interment followed at Camp Nelson Cemetery.

 

Morris

  Edward H. Morris, 59, of Louisville, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005.

He was a retired carpenter, a construction superintendent, and a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include a daughter, Allison Leigh; a son, Paul Roth Morris; two brothers, Gus and Bob Morris; and three sisters, Gladys Cecil, Judy McGavic, and Rosemary Fowler.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Fern Creek Funeral Home. Cremation followed the services.

Memorial gifts are suggested to the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates.

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