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October 7, 2004



Danny Dunn, 59, of 117 Elm Street, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Cooper Drive.

A native of Woodford County, he was the son of Frances Bartlett Dunn, Versailles, and the late Leo Dunn. He was a member of the First Christian Church, a former police officer for the City of Versailles, and a former Little League baseball coach. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Navy on the USS Kersarge. He was a retired employee of the Woodford County Ambulance Service as an Emergency Medical Technician.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by three daughters, Lisa Judd, Versailles, Niki Hawkins, Lawrenceburg, and April Helton, Lawrenceburg; a son, Tyler Dunn, Versailles; a sister, Charlette Phillips, Frankfort; and 10 grandchildren. Two brothers, Dwight Dunn and Darryl Dunn, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 7, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Marcus Lynn. Burial will be in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Larry Wilson, Loren Carl, Bob Abshire, Zack Stewart, David Richards, and David Clark.



Raymond Welch Littral, 70, of Frankfort Street, husband of Dixie Sue Littral, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at Bradford Square Nursing Home in Frankfort.

A native of Fayette County, he was the son of the late James B. and Arna Littral. She was a retired delivery person for C-Worth Inc.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a brother, James Weldon Littral, Lexington.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at Hillcrest Memorial Park by Bill Davis. There will be no visitation. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to the Woodford Humane Society.



Frances Edwards Payne, 98, of Frankfort, widow of Richard Payne, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at the Beverly Nursing Home.

Born Aug. 10, 1906, in Millville, she was the daughter of the late James Adam and Annie Rucker Edwards. She was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include four nieces, Dorthy Alderson, Lashon Means, Shona Alderson, and Zelda Alderson; two nephews, Pierre and Christopher Green; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the First Baptist Church, Frankfort, by the Rev. K.L. Moore. Burian was in the Green Hill Cemetery.



Robert Harry Piatt, 92, of Georgetown, widower of Annleen Duncan Piatt, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at the Georgetown Community Hospital.

Born Oct. 30, 1911, in Columbus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Harry and Helen Piatt. He served during World War II as a member of the U.S. Army. He retired from the Metal Forge Company of Columbus after 28 years of service. He was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church of Columbus, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was a member and former commander of the American Legion Post #24 of Scott County.

Survivors include a son, Owen Piatt, Midway; four grandchildren, Trevor Piatt, Todd Piatt, Katrina Dearing, and Beth Shepard; eight great grandchildren, Christa Piatt, Tevis Piatt, Jake Newton, Mark Eller, Tristan Shepard, Dawson Dearing, Shelby Dearing and Taylor Piatt; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at the Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home by the Rev. William Thorn. Burial was in the Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearers were Todd Piatt, Mick Dearing, Dave Niemann, Larry Duncan, Jon Patrick Sharon, and Stephen McElred. Honorary bearers were Elwood Sharon and Carlton Duncan.

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Donnie Scott Rogers, 65, of Shelbyville, husband of Nancy Miller Rogers, died Thursday, sept. 30, 2004, at the Haywood Regional Medical Center, Clyde, N.C.

A native of Shelby County, he was the son of the late Garvel Scott Rogers and Obenetta Samples Rogers. He was a postal supervisor for the state Department of Finance, a Vietnam War veteran who served in the U.S. Army Reserve, a member of the Shelbyville First Baptist Church, and a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Jeffrey Scott Rogers, Richmond, and Michael David Rogers, Shelbyville; a daughter, Kimberly McDannold, Versailles; a sister, Donna Schuster, Aurora, Colo.; and nine grandchildren.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Shannon Funeral Home by the Rev. Fred Livingood and Dr. Ed Erwin. Burial was in the Bagdad Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.



Helen Louise Stewart, 65, of North Vernon, Ind., formerly of Versailles, widow of Roger M. Hall and Fred A. Stewart, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, in Indiana.

The daughter of the late Howard O. and Rhae Bream Barrick, she retired in 2003 with 33 years of service at Kuhlman Electric in Versailles. She attended the First Assembly of God in North Vernon and had attended the Pentecostal Church of God, Versailles.

Survivors include three sons, Jimmy D. Hall, Springfield, Douglas W. Hall, Versailles, and Barry W. Hall, Wilkinson; five sisters, Grace Lamb, Indiana, Dorothy Harmon, Martha Soard, Ethel Lancaster, and Barbara Mathis, all of Versailles; 10 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Three brothers, Howard O. (Joe) Barrick Jr., Stanley E. Barrick, and Luther Barrick, and a great granddaughter, Heather Clair Hall, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Randy Andrews, the Rev. Charles McKinley, and the Rev. Frank Lane. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the First Assembly of God Building Fund, 2055 N. State Hwy #7, North Vernon, IN 47265.

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Elizabeth Troxell Woolums, 80, of Frankfort, widow of William L. Woolums, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at her residence.

Born April 17, 1924, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Sally Troxell. She was a retired Franklin County Middle School employee, a member of the First Baptist Church of Frankfort, the Oasis Club, Flying Solo Club, and Women’s Missionary Circle.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda DeMaree, Santa Claus, Ind.; a brother, Ben Troxell, Midway; and two grandchildren. A son, William L. Woolums Jr., and a sister, Maggie Bradshaw, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, by Dr. David Hinson. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Pete Adams, Charles Woolums, Autry Bradshaw, Walter Bradshaw, Earl Kerrick, and Chris Kimbrow. Honorary bearers will be Keith Bradshaw, Leon Wainscott, Gene Brown, John Hockensmith, Glen Woolums, and Riggs Williams. Friends may call from 6 to 8 pm. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, Franklin County Chapter.


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