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Versailles, Ky.


 

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January 17, 2002

 

Audrey Bittinger

Audrey Mae Bowling Bittinger, 32, of Versailles, wife of Harold Bittinger, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at the Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

Born in Miami, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Mary Goodpaster Bowling, and was a member of the Riverview Baptist Church, Wellsburg, W. Va. She had lived in West Virginia for several years prior to residing in Versailles. She had been a grocery clerk and cashier in West Virginia.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Natausha Hython, Steubenville, Ohio, and Gabriella Arriaga, Versailles; a son, Westley Bowling, Versailles; a sister, Anna Tingler, Nicholasville; a brother, Larry Estes, Bradford, Maine; and several uncles and aunts.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Byron Jessup. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery.

 

Elizabeth Carl

Elizabeth J. Carl, 76, of Versailles, widow of Ernest Carl Sr., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002.

Born Oct. 31, 1925, in Estill County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Lena Walters Reed. She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Ernest "Butch" Carl Jr., Versailles; a grandson, Greg Carl; a granddaughter, Missy Carl; two great grandchildren, Savannah and Miranda Carl; and several nieces and nephews. A son, Larry Gene Carl, is deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, by Pastor Joseph S. Girdler. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Winston Carl, Henry Carl, Jerry Carl, Charlie Cooper, Lowell Mink, and Steve Tracy. Honorary bearers were Dr. Daniel Moore, Everett Courtney, and Dr. William Banks.

 

Susan Franklin

Susan Franklin, 61, of Woodford County, wife of Albert E. Franklin, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Kindred Hospital, Louisville.

Born in Fayette County Nov. 30, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Vance and Robert and Barbara McClain.

In addition to he husband, she is survived by a daughter, Becky Franklin, Versailles; a son, Roger K. Masters, Frankfort; three sisters, Faye E. Spencer, Midway, Sharon Hutcherson, Lawrenceburg, and Patricia McClain, Lexington; a brother, Russell B. McClain; and a grandson, Andrew K. Masters.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, by the Rev. David Smith. Burial was at Pigeon Fork Cemetery. Casket bearers were Coleman Franklin, Gene Franklin, Scott Spencer, Robbie Spencer, Joey McClain, and Bo Sutherland.

 

William Guyn

William E. "Bill" Guyn, 76, of Versailles, husband of Dorothy Guyn, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at his residence.

Born in Fayette County March 12, 1925, he was the son of the late W.R. Jr. and Nancy Gertrude Stevens Guyn. He was retired from the Ft. Myer, Fla., police and fire departments.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Joyce Eckhoff, Nicholasville; and three grandchildren, Ashley Hansen, Teresa Rivera, and Artie Hansen.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, by the Rev. Randy Stone. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be John Hays, Henry Bowles, Wayne Baker, Cleveland Young, John Coyle, and Rusty Rhinehimer.

 

Annette Hatton

Annette Hatton, 82, of Lexington, widow of James Thomas Hatton, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2002 at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

A native of Lexington, she was the daughter of the late George Robert and Jennie Clemmons Biddle. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Paul Hatton, Versailles, and Mike Hatton, Lexington; two grandchildren, Mickey Hatton and Lynn Stamper, both of Richmond; three great grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; five step-great grandchildren; five sisters, Betty Jones and Dot Burns, both of Paris, Edna Patterson and Geneva Ginter, both of Lexington; and Cora Witt, Winchester; two brothers, David Biddle and Lee Biddle, both of Lexington; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, by Bro. Gordon Smith and Bro. Estill Everman. Burial was in Clintonville Cemetery. Casket bearers were Tom Stamper, Bobby Herrington, Harold Patterson, Homer "Perk" Patterson, Dave Biddle Jr., and Clay Mansfield.

Memorials are suggested to the Galilean Home for Children, Liberty, Ky.

 

Herbert Hoskins

Herbert Hoskins, 76, of Lexington, husband of Siller Hoskins, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at his residence.

A native of Hazard, he was the son of the late Beige and Nancy Stacey Hoskins. He was a retired coal miner.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Marilyn Harp and Johnnie Combs, both of Lexington, and Ann Carter, Woodford County; three sons, Cleve Caudill and Carl Hoskins, both of Lexington, and Herbert Dale Hoskins, St. Louis, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and a sister, Goldie Hamblin, Hazard.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, by the Rev. Randy Weeks. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.

 

Eugene Littrell

Eugene Frank Littrell, 80, of Lexington, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at VA Hospital, Leestown Road, Lexington.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Frank and Emma Irene Williams Littrell. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a retired farmer, and a member of the Ashland Avenue Baptist Church and the DAV.

Survivors include a son, Rick Littrell, Paris; two grandsons, Mike and Joseph Littrell, both of Paris; two brothers, John Littrell, Lexington, and Forrest Littrell, Evansville, Ind.; a sister, Delphia Schryver, Lexington; and a nephew and four nieces.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, by Pastor Russell Howard and Chaplain William Warth. Burial was in Evergreen Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions are suggested to VA Medical Center, 2250 Leestown Road, Lexington, KY 40511-1053.

 

Mary Montague

Mary Curtis "Mickey" Montague, 81, of Versailles, widow of William H. Montague, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home.

Born in Woodford County, she was a lifelong member of the Versailles Presbyterian Church. She was the daughter of the late John William and Mirtie Shryock Curtis.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Tucker, Versailles; three sons, William L. Montague, Lexington, Robert J. Montague, Louisville, and Edward C. Montague, Versailles; an aunt, Agnes Miner, Lexington; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. A son, James Michael Montague, is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Shawn Barkley. Interment was at the Calvary Cemetery, Lexington. Casket bearers were Jeffrey Montague, William L. Montague Jr., James Miller Montague, John Curtis Montague, Glenn Tucker, and Karrie Montague.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association-Bluegrass Chapter, 836 Euclid Avenue, Suite 322, Lexington, KY 40502.

 

Glenda Sargent

Glenda Jean Redmon Sargent, 54, of Frankfort, wife of Jim Sargent, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, in Lexington of complications from surgery.

A native of Midway, she was the daughter of the late James Calvin and Elizabeth Grimes Redmon. She was a homemaker and a member of the Providence Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Tina Hardin and Debbie Weber, both of Frankfort; three sons, James Sargent, Lawrenceburg, and Donald Sargent and Darrell Sargent, both of Frankfort; two sisters, Christina Woodrum, Lexington, and Marilyn Monroe, Frankfort; two brothers, James Redmon, Frankfort, and Milton Redmon, Owenton; and 10 grandchildren.

Services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Clark-Sunset Funeral Home by the Rev. Byron Jessup. Casket bearers were Darrell Sargent, Donald Sargent, Shane Weber, Michael Hardin, James Sargent, and Milton Redmon. Honorary bearers were James Redmon, and Mrs. Sargent's grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.

 

Wayne Williams

Wayne Williams, 44, of Frankfort, son of Mary Williams Walling, Versailles, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center following an illness.

A native of Fayette County, he had been a Franklin County Road Department truck driver and an associate of Techniclean Car Wash. He was a member of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Melissa Williams, Frankfort; a son, Michael Williams, Beechridge; a sister, Connie Moore, Frankfort; two half-sisters, Rena Kay Traugott and Peggy Tipton, Versailles; two half-brothers, Danny Walling and Benny Allen Walling, Versailles; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. His grandparents, Conway and Pearl Williams, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home, Frankfort, by the Rev. Tyre Denney. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Mark Moore, Jonathan Moore, Andrew Moore, Charles Traugott, Roy Carroll, and Danny Owens. Honorary bearers were Greg Moore and Kenneth Stoops.

 

Frances Witt

Frances Thomas Witt, 86, of Lexington, widow of Jack Witt Sr., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002.

Born in Midway, she was the daughter of Henry Fristo and Rosa Huffman Thomas. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church and the Gleaners Sunday School Class.

Survivors include two sons, Jack Witt Jr. and Ronald L. Witt, both of Lexington; four grandchildren, Keith Witt, Michael Witt, and Brian Witt, all of Texas, and Lisa Plummer, North Carolina; eight great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Erin, Ethan, Emily, Zachary, Taylor, Justin and Jackie; and two nephews, Julian Witt and Robert Witt. Four brothers and a sister are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at W.R. Milward Mortuary - Broadway by Dr. Craig Loscalzo. Interment was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County. Casket bearers were her grandsons, and Brett Plummer, Bobby Witt, Julian Witt, and Joe Dowdy. Honorary bearers were her caregivers.

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

 

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