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September 29, 2005

 

 

  Alexander

  Melvin H. Alexander, 56, of Versailles, husband of Ann Olson Young, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Western Kentucky, he was the son of James and Bertha Alexander.

Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Sue Hatchell; two sons, Joseph Victor Alexander and Mark Harrison Alexander; and a grandchild, Kaylin Elizabeth Hatchell.

Services were conducted Saturday, Sept. 24, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Randy Nation. Interment will follow at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, Louisville Office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 110, Louisville, KY 40218.

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Howard

  Janet Marie Hoard, 46, of Lexington, widow of Dennis Howard, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Versailles, she was the daughter of Mary McHatton and the late Bob Fisher. She was a factory worker for Hunter Manufacturing and was a member of Man 'O War Church of God.

Survivors include a daughter, Melissa M. Howard, Lexington; a son, Joshua A. Howard, Lexington; three brothers, Tim Fisher, Bobby Fisher Jr., and Randy Fisher; a nephew, Christopher Fisher; a niece, Jennifer Ashcraft; and two grandchildren, Dylan and Ethan Grogan.

A memorial service was conducted Saturday, Sept. 24, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road.

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

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Kirby

  Bobby Dale Kirby, 41, of Versailles, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Jan. 22, 1964, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Donald Gene Kirby and Bonnie Murphy Martin. He was an employee of the Falling Springs Arts and Recreation Center in Versailles.

Survivors include three aunts, Judy Crowe, Patsy Darr, and Ruby Harlow, all of Versailles; two uncles, Dewey Kirby, Lancaster, and E.C. Kirby, Lexington; his stepfather, Stoney Martin, Lexington; and his fianc»e, Cyndi Sloan, Versailles.

Graveside services were conducted Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Lexington Cemetery by the Rev. Coleman Howlett. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

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Martin

  Glenda Lou Martin, 62, of Versailles, wife of Andy Martin, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, at her residence following a lengthy illness.

Born Oct. 16, 1942, in Morehead, she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Dorrah Thomas. She attended Rowan County High School and Morehead State College. She was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Deborah Martin, Berea; a son, Andy Martin Jr., Versailles; four grandchildren, Regan Martin, Jake Martin, Dorrah Martin and Thomas Martin; three sisters, Helen Johnson, Winchester, Leeanna Davis, Morehead, and Patricia Thomas, Morehead; two brothers, Glen Thomas, Richmond, and James Everett Thomas, Morehead; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A sister, Kay Thomas, is deceased.

Services were conducted Sunday, Sept. 25, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon and the Rev. Kent Gilbert. Interment was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Andy Martin Jr., Eric Dodson, Jon Miller, James W. Thomas, Dean Martin, and Mark Crawford.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.

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Sanderson

  Leona Newton Sanderson, 90, of Frankfort, widow of Orville Clay Sanderson, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005, at her residence.

Born Jan. 27, 1915, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Vera Tincher Newton. She was a homemaker and member of Buck Run Baptist Church.

Survivors include 10 children, Betty J. Carrier, Frankfort, A. Douglas Sanderson, Frankfort, Jane Barnett, Georgia, Martha Sanderson Smith, Frankfort, David E. Sanderson Sr., Frankfort, Wanda G. Carriss, Frankfort, Linda Jo Moore, Charlotte, N.C., Judith Sanderson Wingate, Florida, Paula M. Round, Frankfort, and Rose Mary Sanderson, Midway; three sisters, Lillian Barnett, Indiana, Marguerite Hullette, Frankfort, and Lois Cody, Frankfort; 25 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Four sisters, Mabel Williams, Gertrude Harp, Aline Jones, and Beatrice Spray; and three brothers, Murray, J.R., and Paul Newton, are deceased.

Services were conducted Sunday, Sept. 25, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by Pastor Jason Clay Moore, Bro. Roy Barnett, and Bro. William Owen Moore. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Maurice Smith, John Carriss, Gene Round, Joseph Sanderson, Tim Smith, Jonathan Sanderson, William Owen Moore, and Daniel Carriss. Honorary bearers were Gerald Lang, Roxanne Cook, and Robert Scruggs III.

Donations may be sent to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com

 

Sandusky

  Janie "Granny" Sandusky, 70, of Nicholasville, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care after an extended illness.

Born March 14, 1935, in Powell County, she was the daughter the late William and Lula Sparks Baker. She was a homemaker and member of the Lafayette Church of the Nazarenes.

Survivors include her longtime companion, Robert W. Collins; two daughters, Kathleen Gaytan, Paris, and Darlena Clark, Versailles; a son, Kenny Ray Crutcher, Lexington; three sisters, Dorothy Doolin, Lexington, Sylvia Gentry, Nicholasville, and Thelma Wilhoite, Lawrenceburg; a brother, Kelly Baker, Nicholasville; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Earnest Trusty and Joe Baker, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Sept. 26, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home by the Rev. David McCracken. Burial was in the Wilmore Cemetery. Family and friends served as casket bearers and honorary bearers.

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Smith

  Shirley Ann Smith, 63, of Lexington, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of Mariah Ann Raglin Smith and the late Robert Lee Smith. She was a member of the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include six children, Barbara Morton, Sharon Newby, Cheryl, William, Derrick, and Levas Burnam; five sisters; a brother; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A daughter, Lawanna Burnam; and a brother, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at noon today, Thursday, Sept. 29, at O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary, Lexington. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

 

Whalen

  Helen Ann Whalen, 67, of Lexington, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Effie Lakes. She was retired from Regency Manor Apartments and a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Sonny Whalen, Lexington, and Tony Whalen, North Middletown; four daughters, Cathy Tyree, Dee Dee Whalen, and Tina Pickard, all of Lexington, and Pam Hager, Nicholasville; two brothers, the Rev. Bobby Lakes, Versailles, and James Lakes, Lexington; three sisters, Evalee Planck, Lucille Lakes, and Frances Masse, all of Lexington; 19 grandchildren, Jeffrey, Amy, Coty, Josh, Jesse, Jamie, Jason, Shannon, Matt, Jeremy, Jennifer, Jessica, Brittany, Joseph, Amanda, T.J., Dustin, Cody, and Courtney; six great-grandchildren, Aidan, Dominique, Alyssa, Dustin, Derrick, and Darren; and a special niece, Darlene Slone.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main Street, by the Rev. Bobby Lakes. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.

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