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June 5, 2003



Kayla Serene Bostic, 21 months, daughter of Terri Ann Perry of Versailles and Michael Keith Bostic of Lawrenceburg, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital emergency room.

In addition to her parents she is survived by a sister, Amanda Bostic and a brother, William Michael Bostic, both of Lawrenceburg; her maternal grandparents, Donald Beasley and his wife Barbara of Lawrenceburg, Dorothy Clark and her husband Eugene of Versailles; her paternal grandfather, Howard Bostic of Lawrenceburg; her great grandmother, Serene Cecil of Versailles; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services were conducted Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Logan Hart. Interment was in the Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Eugene Clark and Donnie Beasley.



Nina R. Cash, 79, of Lexington, widow of Charles Cash, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Northpoint Lexington Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was a retired IBM employee.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Michael Cash, Richmond, and Ray Cash, Florida; a daughter, Kay Cash, Indiana; grandchildren, Gary Bigler Jr., Rebecca Bigler, and Andrew Walker, all of Lexington, Wendy Hardy, Versailles, and Kristie Cash, Danville; and two sisters, Catherine Price, Middlesboro, and Cleo Warwick, Knoxville, Tenn.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2003, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main Street by Pastor Tim Beard. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today, Thursday, June 5, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sander’s Brown Center for Aging, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536.

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Charla Jo Tipps Centers Farnham, 37, homemaker, mother of Jordon Centers, daughter of Beatrice Carey Tipps and the late Ralph Eugene Tipps, died Friday, May 30, 2003.

Born in New Albany, Ind., Aug. 5, 1965, she was a graduate of Woodford County High School.

She is also survived by a sister, Valerie Barnett, Danville, a brother, Jeff Tipps, Wilson, N.C.; and nieces Angela Chambers, Danville, and Amanda Tipps and Carey Tipps, both of Wilson, N.C.

Services were conducted Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Logana Baptist Church, Jessamine County. Terry W. Smith Funeral Director in charge of arrangements.

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Winston “Pat” Berry Fisher, 87, of Carlisle, widow of A.R. Fisher, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Nicholas County Hospital.

Born in Nicholas County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Myrtle Durham Berry. She was a former employee of Hopkins Drug Company and a member of the Carlisle United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Kay Fisher, Versailles; two step-grandchildren, David Carroll Hall, Richmond, and Joanna Hall Sames, Shelbyville; six step-great grandchildren, Melody, Michelle, and Matthew Hall, and Elizabeth Logan Sames, Rachel Glenn Sames, and Nathan Sames; two cousins, Minerva Bowen Sims, Alabama, and Gayle Bowen, Florida; a niece, Cordelia Gilley Smith, Carlisle; and a nephew, Bill Gilley, Mobile, Ala. A brother, Frank “Junior” Berry, and a grandson, Jonathan Fisher Hall, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, May 31, 2003, at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by the Rev. James Dougthon. Burial was in the Carlisle Cemetery.

Contributions are suggested to the Carlisle United Methodist Church or Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home Activities Fund.



Wanda Estelene Flint, 85, of Versailles, widow of Lanning L. Flint, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home.

Born Dec. 21, 1917, in Lamar, Colo., she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Jessie Pultz. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Frankfort.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Raulston, Versailles; a granddaughter, Juliana Estelene Hewett, Lexington; a grandson, Justin Lanning Spaulding, Lexington; and six great grandchildren, Ashley, Jessica, Conner, and Zachary Spaulding, and Bryce and McKenna Hewett. Two brothers, Raymond Dudley Pultz and Cedric Dwight Pultz, are deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Rose Crest Cemetery by Bishop Steven E. White. Pruitt’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary, 1305 Germany Road, Frankfort, KY 40601.



Jane Carole Goodman, 63, of Mullins, S.C., wife of Ronald Gene Goodman, died Sunday, June 1, 2003.

Born April 7, 1940, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of Marie Brookover Waddle and the late Gervin Waddle. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church.

In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by three daughters, Ronda G. Thompson, Corbin, Pamela M. Wooten, Versailles, and Veronica G. Baker, Lexington; two sisters, Melody A. Campbell and Vikki L. Conn, both of Prestonsburg; six grandchildren, Leah C. Thompson, Sarah M. Thompson, Emilee M. Wooten, Logan W. Wooten, Abigail J. Wooten and Matthew A. Baker; and several nieces and nephews, including Lisa K. Elliott. A sister, Katherine Elliott, is deceased

Services will be conducted today, Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway by Dr. Harold Dorsey and the Rev. Tim Thompson. Burial will be in the Lexington Cemetery.



Roger Alan Hale, 56, of Nicholasville, husband of Lin Jansen Hale, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at the Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.

He was the son of Frank B. Hale, Lexington and the late Mary Jean Clark Hale. A Vietnam veteran, he was a graduate of the Fishburne Military Academy in Virginia and served with the 11th Armored Cavalry and was a member of the 11th Armored Cavalry's Veteran's of Vietnam and Cambodia.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by two children, Katelyn "Katie" and Kyle; a brother, Frank B. Hale, Lexington; a niece, Ashley Hale, Lexington; and an uncle, William G. Clark, Midway. A twin brother, Richard D. Hale, is deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, May 30, 2003, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Harrodsburg Road by the Rev. William Bush. Casket bearers were members of the 11th Armored Cavalry Blackhorse. Contributions are suggested to the 11th Armored Cavalry Blackhorse Scholarship Fund, c/o Bill Holford, ATTN: 11ACVVC Scholarships, 8515 Shoalcreek Blvd. #106, Austin, TX 78757-7548.

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Olive Kidwell Holbrook, 94, widow of Troy Holbrook, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 7, 1908, at Ewing, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Ezra and Myrtle Caywood Kidwell. She was a school teacher for over 33 years in Fleming County and Greenup County. Most of her teaching career was at Ewing Elementary School, where she also served as principal.

Survivors include a son, Ray Holbrook, Versailles; three grandchildren, Steve Holbrook, St. Louis, Mo., Leanne Prevatt, Lexington, and Elizabeth Zeigler, Mays Lick; and six great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, June 2, 2003, at Price Brothers Funeral Home, Elizaville, by the Rev. Gaylord Gillespie. Burial was in Sunnyside Cemetery, Mt. Tabor Church, near her birthplace.



 John H. Kerr, Jr., 81, of Lexington, husband of Mary LaBach Kerr, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at Samaritan Hospital.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of the late J. Hervey and Elizabeth Latham Kerr. He was a partner in Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, World War II†veteran of the U.S. Army, and former GOP chairman.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John H. Kerr III, Lexington; two daughters, Bettie LaBach Kerr, Lexington, and Mary Shepherd (Sheppy) Kerr-Jude, Woodford County; two grandchildren, John H. (Josh) Kerr IV and Virginia Downman Kerr, both of Lexington; a niece, Rebecca Kerr Plemmons, Versailles; four great nieces; and one great nephew. A brother, William Harvey Kerr, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, June 5, at Broadway Christian Church by the Rev. Michael E. Carlisle and the Rev. Jim Bird. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home staff will serve as active and honorary casket bearers. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home Main- Street is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Lexington Humane Society, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40504; Elizabeth Kerr Memorial Scholarship Fund, attn: Herman Sharp, c/o Broadway Christian Church, 187 N. Broadway, Lexington, 40507; or Central Kentucky Riding for the Handicapped, c/o Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511.

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 Carol J. Lube, 59, of Stamping Ground, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003.

Born Feb. 15, 1944 in Neillsville, Wis., she was the daughter of the late August and Theresa Pokallus Nagel.

Survivors include a daughter, Tammi Lube, Stamping Ground; two sons, Sean Lube, Stamping Ground, and Tod Lube, Versailles; and three granddaughters, Andrea, Tessa, and Krysta.

Services were conducted Friday, May 30, 2003, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church by the Rev. Patrick Bayens. Burial will be in Wisconsin.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of the Bluegrass, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 425 Patchen, Lexington, KY 40517, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church or Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Shelbyville.

Arrangements by W.R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway.



Mary Louise Stout, 82, of 789 Marcella Street, widow of Dr. Robert Ward Stout, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at her daughter's home in Paris.

Born in Hardinsburg, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Oscar Franklin and Minnie Mae Doan Miller. She had lived with foster parents, the late Adam and Margaret Freund, from the age of eight. She was noted for her baking, especially pies and cinnamon rolls. She was a member of the Woodford Christian Church.

Survivors include five daughters, Sheila James, Indianapolis, Kathy Mackie, Paris, Jennifer Smith, Orangeburg, S.C., Janie Stout-Price, Versailles, and Margi Wintz, Midway; a son, Dr. Robert C. Stout, Versailles; 11 grandchildren, William James, Brad Stout, Amy Stout Cullen, Robert Mackie, Mark Mackie, Andrew Delaney, Sara Delaney Latimer, Joseph Delaney, David Smith, Amanda Wintz, Gentry Wintz; and four great grandchildren, Kala Ann James, Michael Ward James, Kimberly Alana James, and Taeryn Mackie.

Services were conducted Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at the Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. John Brandon. Interment was at the Rose Crest Cemetery. Grandsons were casket bearers.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 508 East Pike Street, Cynthiana, KY 41031


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