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Versailles, Ky.


 

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September 26, 2002

 

Blackwell

Lloyd “Blackie” Blackwell, 78, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Anna Lou Moore Blackwell, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at the VA Medical Center, Lexington.

A native of Duckers Station, he was the son of the late William Talbert and Mollie Catherine Switzer Blackwell. He was a former plumber with Scott Brown Plumbing and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Danny Thomas Blackwell, Woodford County, and Raymond Lloyd Blackwell, Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Kathleen Stivers, Lawrenceburg; and seven grandchildren. A sister, Dora Clark, and a brother, Harold Blackwell, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at the Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home by Bro. Terry Cooper and Bro. Rick Shannon. Burial was in the Alton Cemetery.

 

Brown

Margaret Holman Brown, 77, of Versailles, wife of Billy Brown, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at her residence.

The daughter of the late Sam and Della Flora Holman, she was a former employee of the Corner Drug Store.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, James Thornton Brown, Old Alexandria, Va.; two sisters, Audrey Moore, Frankfort, and Christine Woodruff, San Diego, Calif.; and a granddaughter, Sara Kimberly Brown, Herdon, Va.

A memorial service was conducted Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at her residence by the Rev. Bobby Lakes.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.

The Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Campbell

Georgeanna “Did” Washington Campbell, 53, of Versailles, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of Cora E. Washington and the late Jerome E. Washington. She was a member of the Second Christian Church, Midway.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a son, Jeremy Campbell; two sisters, Janice Collins and Brenda Jackson; an uncle, Joe Louis Washington; two great aunts, Pinkie Spriggs and Thelma Mazey; four nieces and nephews; a great niece; and a number of cousins and other relatives.

Services were conducted Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at the Second Christian Church by the Rev. Sandra Dickerson and the Rev. Sharon Fields. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Cheek

Paul Cheek, 47, of Georgetown, husband of Glyndora “Dodie” Cheek, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at the VA Medical Center, Leestown Road, Lexington.

Born in Fayette County Sept. 15, 1955, he was the son of Albert E. Cheek, Georgetown, and the late Virginia Jane Hager Cheek. He worked construction as a millwright, attended the Assembly of God Church, Nicholasville, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by a daughter, Chasity Parrillo, Danville; a son, Justin Paul Cheek, Marion County; a sister, Patricia Lou Cureton, Georgetown; two brothers, Richard A. Cheek, Springfield, Ohio, and Billy Ray Cheek, Versailles; and three grandchildren. A son, Robert Eugene Cheek, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at the Clark-Sunset Funeral Home by the Rev. Curtis Coots. Visitation will be today from 3 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Disabled Veterans of America.

 

Huggins

Noah Joseph Huggins, five weeks, son of Joseph and Katherine Olsen Huggins of Versailles, died Friday, Sept. 20. 2002.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at the Lexington Cemetery.

Whitehall Funeral Chapel, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Muncey

J.T. Muncey, 84, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of the late John T. and Mable Hammond Muncey. He was the retired owner of the J.T. Muncey Insurance Agency in Lexington, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was past commander of the American Legion Man O’ War Post #8, and was a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include family members in Woodford County.

A memorial service was conducted Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at the Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Main Street by the Rev. Robert Horine.

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

 

Smith

Marshall Anderson Smith, 97, of Versailles, widower of Julia Pearl Beckley Smith, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at his residence.

Born in Shelby County Nov. 27, 1904, he was the son of the late James and Adeline Matilda Anderson Smith. He was co-owner of the Ward and Smith Gulf station for many years, and was a retired employee of the Property Valuation Administrator’s office. He was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Vivian Ann Blackburn, Lexington; two grandchildren, Patrick Thomas Blackburn, Lexington, and Ann Marshall Ritchey, Gardner, Mass.; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A great grandson, Benjamin Patrick Ritchey, is deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel by the Rev. John Brandon. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Larry Ritchey, Grant Ritchey, Larry Smith, Tommy Smith, Goebel Beckley Jr., Norman Green, Archie Adams, Kevin Smith, and Wayne Smith. Honorary bearers were C.O. Neel, Jim Owen Gaines, Howard Montague, Emmit Tilghman, and Charles Lathrem.

 

Trimble

Caroline Elizabeth Van Ormer Trimble, 80, of Versailles, wife of Charles A. “Chuck” Trimble, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002.

A native of Camden, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Irene Van Ormer. She was a retired registered nurse from Central Baptist Hospital and had also served as a private duty nurse. She served as a Gray Lady during World War II.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Carol Beth Hetrick, Lexington; two sons, Charles Van Trimble, Bedford, Pa., and Craig Alexander Trimble, Apple Valley, Minn.; three sisters, Marjorie Klickna, Springfield, Ill., Eleanore Clark, Hannibal, Mo., and Marilyn Fiedler, Granville, Ill.; five grandchildren, Stephanie Trimble Xander, Stephen Trimble, Crystal Hetrick Detzel, Brent Hetrick, and Ashley Trimble; and a great grandson, Bryce Xander.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation, 2908 Brownsboro Road Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40206.

The W.R. Milward Mortuary - Southland was in charge of arrangements.

 

Walters

Thomas H. Walters Sr., 84, of Versailles, husband of Thelma Dalton Walters, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital East, Lexington.

Born in Wolfe County, he was the son of the late Burnham and Perlina Haddix Walters. He was a retired farm manager for Blue Bonnet Farm, Versailles, and was a member of the First Church of God.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, J.B. Walters, Middletown, Ohio, and Thomas H. Walters, Versailles; a daughter, Betty Jo Faulkner, Cynthiana; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road by the Rev. Walter Strong and the Rev. Verne Mohr. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Ricky and Tommy Faulkner, Fred Clouse, Jim Blake, Jeff Banks, and David Walters.

 

White

Terry White, 47, of Versailles, husband of Kandy White, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002.

Born in Woodford County Feb. 12, 1955, he was the son of Thelma Yeary White and the late Robert H. White. He was employed by Franklin Assets.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Cody White, Versailles; a stepdaughter, Dawn Whitis, Versailles; two brothers, Tommy White, London, and Ryan White, Midway; two grandchildren, Marcus and Tre; a niece, Ashley Mitchell; an aunt, Gladys Barnes; and numerous other family members. A brother, Glenn White, is deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at the Midway Cemetery by the Rev. Mark Johnson. Casket bearers were David Kinnius, Tony Scott, Mark Scott, Tommy White, Junior Mitchell, John Johnson, and Cody White.

Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

 

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