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Versailles, Ky.


 

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October 28, 2004

 

Beasley

Andy T. Beasley, 68, of Pinckard Pike, husband of Teresa Beasley, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born June 21, 1936, in Mortonsville, he was the son of the late Edward Thomas and Nettie Harold Beasley. He was a manager for IBM and attended Pinckard Baptist Church. He also was a co-owner of Andy's Pawn and Teresa's Treasures on Main Street.

Survivors include a daughter, Angie Beasley, Shelbyville; two sons, Rick and Mike Beasley, both of Versailles; a stepson, Josh Routt, Versailles; three sisters, Mae Freda, Lexington, Dorothy Jones, Versailles, and JeanRobinson, Versailles; and eight grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Doug Simpson and the Rev. Tom Hinckle. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Roland Patton, James (Sonny) Briscoe, Gary Briscoe, Mike Blaurock, Kelly Briscoe and Richard Maloney.

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Dews

Dallas Ray Dews, 69, of Frankfort, husband of Rosemary Dews, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at his residence.

Born July 25, 1935, in Owen County, he was the son of the late Robert and Florence Riddle Dews. He was a retired employee of the Bendix Corporation, had served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the Thornhill Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Anthony Wayne Dews, Marion Ray Dews, and Darren Scot Dews, all of Frankfort; a sister, Alice Weber, Frankfort; three brothers, Robert Dews, Versailles, Walter Dews, Corinth, and Billy Dews, Frankfort; and four grandchildren. A sister, Sue Weber; and two brothers, Everett and Leonard Dews, are deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Sunset Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Steve Payne. Clark Funeral Home, Frankfort Road, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Harrod

Mary L. Harrod, 72, of Frankfort, widow of Thomas E. Harrod, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at her home following a long illness.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Corine Groves. She was a retired employee of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Carriers. She was a member of the Wednesday Morning Juniper Hills Ladies Golf League and a member of the Thornhill Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday school class.

Survivors include a son, Charles “Butch” Harrod, Frankfort; three daughters, Audie Rodgers, Sherry White, and Donna Grimes, all of Frankfort; six brothers, Robert Groves, Berea, Karl Groves, Florida, David Groves, Dale Groves, and Richard Groves, all of Frankfort, and Ronnie Groves, Harrodsburg; a sister, Doris Hogg, Lexington; and six grandchildren.

Services were conducted Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Harrod Brothers Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Steve Payne. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Roy Grisham, Lewis Jenkins, Randall Gay, Freeman Sudduth, Howard Dawson, and Harold Bernard. Honorary bearers were Bobby Gaines, Lonnie Trent, and Bill DeBord.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, the American Cancer Society, or the Suzanne Joy Elam Memorial Scholarship Fund, Thornhill Baptist Church, 1142 Holmes Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

 

Holman

Louis W. Holman, 38, of Maysville, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Jan. 2, 1966, in Lexington, he was the son of Patricia Beckett Holman of Maysville and George L. Holman of Woodford County. He was a facilities technician for Mitsubishi in Maysville.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, April Holman Miller, Denton, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at Palmer Funeral Home in May's Lick. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.

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Irvine

Ethel Irvine, 98, formerly of Frankfort, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home, Versailles.

Born March 18, 1906, in Midway, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Maimie Ballard Mitchell. She was retired from the Accounts Division of the state Department of Finance. She was a member of the South Frankfort Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Julius Turner, Frankfort, and Sonnie Turner, Grand Rapids, Mich.; two sisters, Dorothy Helen Wallace and Fannie Margaret “Lou” Johnston, both of Georgetown; a brother, J.T. Mitchell, Georgetown; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Rogers Funeral Home by the Rev. Alan Sorem. Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers were David R. DeMarcus, David R. DeMarcus II, Matthew B. DeMarcus, J. Jeffrey Turner, Jonathan E. Turner, and Kane Johnston.

 

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.

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Spencer

Mark A. Spencer, 35, of Campton, formerly of Versailles, husband of Loretta Webber Spencer, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004.

The son of Nellie Pearl Sloan and Martin L. Spencer Sr. of Versailles, he was an employee of the Trane Company in Lexington,

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Cody and Heather; four sisters, Jo Ann Owens and Maxine Higgs, both of Versailles, and Anna Little and Darlene Ward, both of Lawrenceburg; and a brother, Luther Spencer, Versailles.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. David McCracken. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Gene Owens, Brian Rose, Brandon Pennington, Roy Arvine, Otis Carroll, and Chris Clemmons.

Memorials suggested to the Leukemia Foundation or a favorite charity.

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