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July 17, 2003

 

Brown

Fred Brown Jr., 71, of 115 Garnett Court, husband of Betty Anderson Brown, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in O'Conee County, S.C., he was a son of the late Fred Sr. and Cora Randolph Brown. He was an accomplished horse trainer and former employee of Belle Reve Farm owned by Donna Moore and William Shatner.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Dorothy Jean Brown, New York, N.Y., Jacqueline Franklin, Lexington, and Kimberly Brown, Versailles; three sons, Greg Webb, Virginia, Steve Brown, Versailles, and Phil Brown, Versailles; four sisters, Cora Audrey, North Carolina, Macie Sloan, Geneva Brown, and Addie Nesbitt, all of South Carolina, 21 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. A brother, Bobby Brown, of South Carolina, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Floyd Greene. Interment will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers will be William Harrigan, Ronald Lee McKinney, George Scearce, Steven Franklin Jr., Carl Morton, and James Winkfield Jr. Friends may call from 11 a.m. Friday, July 18, until time of service at the funeral home.

 

Chapman

 Mary Jo Chapman, 78, 127 Highview Drive, Versailles, widow of Oscar Chapman, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at her home.

Born in Breathitt County, she was the daughter of the late Worth and Erin Barnett McClees. She was a retired supervisor at Texas Instruments with over 30 years of service. She had attended the New Hope Baptist Church in Versailles, was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Frankfort, and the McDonald's Bingo Group in Versailles.

Survivors include her children Nancy Parker, Frankfort, Sally Dunn, Jackson, Melissa Patrick, Alpharetta, Ga., and Tom Chapman, Versailles; two sisters, Monnie Rhea Slone and Juanita Mullins, both of Lawrenceburg; three brothers, Ed McClees, Versailles, Dan McClees, Lexington, and Ish McClees, Prestonsburg; her grandchildren, Micka Robinson, Latisha Hazel, Stacy Oxlade, Will Chapman, Stephanie Woerner, Beth Woerner, Thomas Little, Tyler Patrick, Erin Patrick; and a great granddaughter, Chloe Hazel. A brother, Ivan McClees, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, July 17, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Coleman Howlett. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at the Jackson Cemetery, Breathitt County, with Pastor Tim King officiating. A celebration of her life will follow the interment at Jackson City School. Casket bearers will be Ed McClees, Danny McClees, Ish McClees, Kenneth Mullins, John Slone, Mike Slone, and Tom Chapman. Honorary bearers will be Ray Hatton Bobby Sims, Lonnie Myers, Gene Reynolds, Willard Corman, Bill Cofer, Brad Patrick, Eddie Parker, Robert Dunn, Paul McClees, Russ Robinson, Bill Taylor, and Sam Dennison.

Memorials are suggested to the Relay for Life -- Jackson, Doris Newton, c/o True Value Radio Shack, Hwy. #15, Jackson, KY 41339, or to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY. 40601.

 

Hall

Woodrow Hall, 87, of Morehead, widower of Rose Hannah Coldiron Hall, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Life Care Center in Morehead.

Born Nov. 23, 1915, in Rowan County, he was the son of the late James W. and Chloe Haney Hall. He was a former U.S. Forest Service employee, Morehead, and North Fork Railroad engineer, and Morehead State University maintenance employee. He was a member of the First Church of God Tabernacle at Clearfield, where he had served as assistant song director and member and treasurer of the church board. The Woodrow Hall Fellowship Center of the church was named in his honor.

Survivors include a son, Sammy L. Hall, Morehead; two daughters, Grace Ann Botts, Midway, and Margie Carol Elam, Morehead; three sisters, Mary Coleman, Muncie, Ind., Olive Thompson, Anderson, Ind., and Lillian Elliott, Frankton, Ind.; four grandsons, Joe Elam, Rick Elam, Nick Elam, and Samuel Dean Hall; and five great grandchildren, Tyler Elam, Loni LaRae Elam, Rachel Morgan Elam, Kenneth Dean Hall, and James Camron Woodrow Hall.

Services were conducted Monday, July 14, 2003, at the Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Mike Clark and the Rev. Max Molihan. Burial was in Brown Cemetery. Casket bearers were Jerry Coldiron, Larry Coldiron, Tom Coleman, Ron Coleman, Larry Thompson, Mike Thompson, Nathaniel Hall, Enois Hall, and Marvin Hall

Memorial donations are suggested to the Clearfield First Church of God Tabernacle in memory of Woodrow Hall.

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Haydon

 Callie Newman Haydon, 74, of Lexington, formerly of Nashville, Tenn., died Tuesday, July 8, 2003.

Born Feb. 12, 1929, in Florence, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lillus Kephart Newman. She was a member of the Unity Church, Lexington, and a member of The Order of Eastern Star. She was retired from IBM, where she became one of the first female managers. Prior to IBM, she worked for W.T. Young during the 1960s.

Survivors include a daughter, Callie Newman Hendren, Lexington; four sons, Jack Haydon, Clearwater, Fla., Joseph Haydon, Midway, Keith Haydon, Jacksonville, Fla., and Karl Haydon, Lexington; eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. A brother, Lt. Kerry A. Newman, is deceased.

A private graveside service was held Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Woodlawn Memorial, Nashville, Tenn.

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

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Hyatt

 Jackson Guy Hyatt, 8 days old, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, after complications from open heart surgery.

Born in Fayette County July 5, 2003, he was the son of Brian and Kristin Hyatt of Lexington.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two aunts, Allison and Shannon Elam; two uncles, Ryan Elam and Brian Hyatt; his maternal grandparents, Mark and Debbie Elam; his paternal grandparents, Larry and Marilyn Hyatt; his maternal great grandparents, Bob and Edith Elam, and Roger and Dine Eastman; and his paternal great grandparents, Jay Wallin and Guy and Mary Catherine Hyatt.

Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, July 17, 2003, at New Life Assembly of God in Midway by Rev. Terry Sikes. Burial will follow in Midway Cemetery. Active casket bearers will be Brad Hyatt, Jack Jirak and Gabe Huffman. Honorary bearer will be Ryan Elam.

Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, is in charge of arrangements.

The family has requested contributions to be made in Jackson’s name to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Development Office ML9002, 45229 or Ronald McDonald House Charities, 350 Erkenbrecher Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229.

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Lowry

 Rosetta "Byrd" Lowry, 68, of Gastineau Lane, Versailles, wife of Willie Lowry, died Thursday, July 10, 2003 at her home.

Born Nov. 23, 1934, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of Rosco and Mable Broughton Saylor. She was a member of the Church of God in Jesus' Name.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by five daughters, Georgia Cole, Lexington, Catherine Byrd, Harrodsburg, Lizzie Farler, Frankfort, Margaret Currens, Nicholasville, and Lucy Frith, Lawrenceburg; two sons, David Byrd, Brodhead, and Johnny Byrd, Versailles; 18 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and numerous brothers, sisters and other family members. A son, Cecil Byrd Jr., is deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, July 14, 2003, at Betts & West Funeral Home, Nicholasville, by Pastor Donavon Vanwinkle. Burial was in the Keene Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ben Wilson, Ben Byrd, Dean Byrd, Chester Byrd, Curtis Berryman, and Brandon Flynn. Honorary bearers were Brian Carty and Ray Owens.

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McCarty

 Dorothy Thomas McCarty, 86, of Mount Sterling, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Windsor Care Center.

A native of Bath County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Dollie Grayson Thomas. She was retired as secretary and bookkeeper for Keath Builders after 36 years. She was an honor graduate of Mount Sterling High School, and a member of the First Christian Church.

Survivors include a grandson, Michael Mansfield, Mount Sterling; a great grandson, Robert Phontaine Mansfield; two nephews, William Henry Thomas, Versailles, and Dave R. Ledford Jr., North Carolina; and several great and great-great nieces and nephews. A son, Thomas A. "Tootie" McCarty; a daughter, Dolly Gene McCarty; and several brothers and sisters are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, July 14, 2003, at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals by Pastor Tom Burbrink. Burial was in Machpelah Cemetery.

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McIntyre

 Alice Sue (Susie) McIntyre, 61, of 130 South Hill Drive, Versailles, wife of Billy (Mac) McIntyre, died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center.

Born July 7, 1942, she was the daughter of Emma Wheeler and the late William Bernal Wheeler. She was a retired owner of the Terra-Lee Beauty Salon.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by three sons, Bernal, Billy Jr., and Bryan McIntyre, all of Versailles; two sisters, Carol Cazaudebat, Louisiana, and Bernice Robinson, Lawrenceburg; and six grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2003, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Tom Hinkle. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens. Active casket bearers will be Benjamin Hartley, Brandon Hartley, Russell Waits, John Kirsch, John Ethington and Joseph Beasley. Honorary bearers will be Ben Roach, M.D. and Ben Niswonger.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Markey Cancer Center.

Guest book at Legacy.com.

 

Morris

Billy Craig Morris, 77 of Georgetown, husband of Bessie May White Morris, died Saturday, July 12, 2003, at the Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

A native of Georgetown, he was the son of the late Samuel William and Annie Elizabeth McFarland Morris and was retired employee of the Lexington Signal Depot. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of W.W. II and the Korean Conflict and a member of the Crosswoods Baptist Church, Lexington, VFW Post #680, and American Legion Post 313, both in Lexington.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David Craig Morris, Versailles; a grandson, Jason Matthew Morris, Versailles; a sister, Bessie Lee Tuttle, Albany, Ind., and several nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at Johnson’s Funeral Home by Pastor Raymond Bishop and Pastor Dave Anderson. Burial was in the Georgetown Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ronald, Gary, Jerry and Scott Smith, Franklin Hambrick and Dave Anderson.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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Morton

Rose Ann Morton, 56, of Louisville, formerly of Versailles, wife of Wallace Morton, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, in Louisville.

Born Sept. 19, 1946, in Germantown, Ohio, she is the daughter of Ann Riley Angel and the late Elmer Angel. She was retired from the Jefferson County School System.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by a son, Wallace Morton Jr., Louisville; a sister, Kay Angel Keller, Science Hill; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Doug Simpson and the Rev. Bill Brumley. Burial was in the Keene Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ken Morton, Keith Keller, Kyle Keller, Otis Morton, Arvel Morton, and Willis Morton.

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Raider

George C. Raider, 69, of Lake Placid, Fla., a former long time resident of Woodford County, husband of Carolyn Beasley Raider, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at his residence in Florida.

A Woodford County native, he was the son of the late Samuel and Mae Clifton Raider. He was retired from International Business Machines after 35 years of service as a safety engineer. He had also worked as a tobacco grader with the Burley Tobacco Cooperative. He was a member of the Mt. Edwin United Methodist Church, a U. S. Army veteran, and a member of American Legion Post # 67 in Versailles. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, April Elizabeth Milicevic, Lake Placid, and Cindy Allison Anderson, Lawrenceburg; a sister, America Louise "Merkie" Hager, Nicholasville; and four grandchildren. A daughter, Debbie Lynne Raider, is deceased.

Services were conducted Sunday, July 13, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. David Duggan. Private interment was at Nonesuch Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Lifepath Hospice, 1121 U.S. Highway 27 South, Sebring, FL 33872.

 

Richardson

 Florence Marie Wise Richardson, 72, of 935 Delaney Ferry Road, Versailles, wife of Roscoe Richardson, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at her home. Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Wythe and Mattie Reynolds Wise. She was a member of the Solid Rock Apostolic Church, and was a retired nurse and caregiver.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a sister, Minnie Pearl Riddle, Lexington; two sons, Donald Wayne McIntosh, Versailles, and Ike Thomas McIntosh, Paris; a stepson, J. Clifford Richardson, Lexington; three stepdaughters, Kathy McCloud, West Virginia, Jean Florian, Lawrenceburg, and Lillie Ashley, Winchester; a grandson, William McIntosh; three great grandchildren, Michael Lee McIntosh, David Allen McIntosh, and Alyssa Faye McIntosh,; and two nephews, Kevin and Bobby Riddle.

Services were conducted Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Estill Everman. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ike McIntosh, Steve Brewster, Mark Florian, Berl Ashley, and Steve Ward.

 

Rutherford

 Robert Rutherford, 69, of Lexington, husband of Ethel Hulett Rutherford, died Sunday, July 13, 2003.

Born in Jessamine County Nov. 10, 1933, he was the son of Joseph Thomas Rutherford and Daisy Dean (Brink) Rutherford. He was a blacktop paving worker for Simmons Paving Company and a butcher for Bill Locker’s slaughterhouse.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Joseph Robert Rutherford, Jessamine County; a daughter, Teresa Rutherford, Lexington; three grandchildren, Jamie Lynn Webb and Zachary Wheeler, both of Harrison County, and Natasha Rutherford, Jessamine County; two brothers, Willie Baxter Rutherford, Jessamine County, and Clarence Rutherford, Woodford County; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Rutherford and Emma Lee Hulett both of Jessamine County; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday, July 17, 2003, Pruitt’s Funeral Home, Lexington. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Casket bearers will be Joseph Rutherford, Tony Rutherford, Zachary Wheeler, Frankie Powell Jr., William Hulett Jr., and Shannon Lamb. Honorary bearers will be Clarence Harvey Rutherford and Willie Baxter Rutherford.

Terry W. Smith Directors in charge of arrangements.

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Thornton

Margaret Ann Thornton, 84, of Versailles, sister of Maud H. “Miss T.” Thornton, died Saturday, July 12, 2003.

Born Feb. 18, 1919, in Spencer County, she was the daughter of the late O. Garnet and Lena Derringer Thornton. She was a graduate of the Kentucky Female Orphan School in Midway, and had been a sales associate for Tots and Teens. She was a volunteer with Good Samaritan Hospital for 18 years and had received the 6,000 hours of volunteer time pin, was a member of the American Home Department of Woodford County Women’s Club and had been a member of Central Christian Church for 50 years before moving to Versailles and becoming a member of the Versailles Presbyterian Church. She did countless volunteer work at a number of churches in the area. Services were conducted Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at the Versailles Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Shawn E. Barkley. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Travis Absher, Paul Chrisman, Ralph Carpenter, Jim Everly, David Pope and Taylor Foley. Honorary bearers were David Lowe and Davis Barkley.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Taylor Manor Nursing Home, 300 Berry Avenue, Versailles, Kentucky, 40383, or the Versailles Presbyterian Church.

 

Welch

Willard M. Welch, 85, of Pleasureville, husband of Eleanor Welch, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at The Richwood in LaGrange.

A native of Athens, Ga., he was a retired farmer, a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church and DAV Chapter 155.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Willard Welch Jr., Mystic, Conn., John E. Welch and Daniel H. Welch, both of Pleasureville’ a sister, Jean Mize, Versailles; six grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, July 14, 2003, at the Prewitt Funeral Home. The body was cremated.

Contributions may be given to the charity of one’s choice.

 

White

June Shelby White, 79, of Frankfort, widower of Emma Chisley White, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at the University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center after a long illness.

A native of Woodford County, he was the son of the late Dod and Katie White. He was a retired truck driver with Bell South with 31 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the St. John A.M.E. Church and Meridian Sun Lodge #26.

Survivors include three sons, Eugene White, Columbus, Ohio, Larry White, Frankfort, and Jeffrey White, Atlanta, Ga.; three daughters, Quintella White, Frankfort, June Cannon, Lithonia, Ga., and Ann Thurman, Frankfort; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. A son, Ron White, is deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at the St. John A.M.E. Church by the Rev. Robert Strode.

Harrod Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

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