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Versailles, Ky.


 

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March 20, 2003

 

Littrell

Sue Littrell, 74, of West Stephens Street, Midway, wife of Gano Littrell, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at her residence.

A native of Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Ruth Clark. She was a former secretary for Midway College and the state Department of Revenue, and was a member of the Midway Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Brent Littrell, Midway; two sisters, Henrietta C. Richardson, Nicholasville, and Judy C. Hall, Lexington; a brother, Dorsey E. Clark, Versailles; five grandchildren, Hallie Littrell, Georgetown, Lynn C. Littrell II, Versailles, Casey Littrell, Midway, Keller Littrell, Midway, and Aaron Littrell, Midway. A son, Lynn C. Littrell, is deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, March 15, 2003, at the Clark-Sunset Funeral Home by Dr. Robert Baker and Dr. Mark Johnson. Burial was in the Midway Cemetery. Casket bearers were Lynn C. Littrell II, Dorsey E. Clark, Buddy Johnson, Herman Pittman, Leslie Sharon, and Charles Logan.

Donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, or Midway Baptist Church, P.O. Box 352, Midway, KY 40347.

 

Schuler

Mildred R. “Millie” Schuler, 78, of Monticello, Ill., wife of Edward W. “Ed” Schuler, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Versailles, she was the daughter of Clefford and Lavinia Rabe Shipp. She was a retired registered nurse and a member of the St. Philomena Catholic Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Patrick Schuler, Berwyn, Ill.; two daughters, Terri Schuler-Murray and Kathy Patterson, both of Champaign, Ill.; two brothers, Jim Shipp and Hubert Shipp, both of Versailles; a sister, Bonnie Kay, Versailles; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. A son, Michael; a brother; and a sister are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at the St. Philomena Catholic Church by Fr. Gregory Nelson. Burial was in Monticello Township Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Piatt County Nursing Home Halcyon Unit, 1111 North State Street, Monticello, Ill. 61856, or the St. Philomena Catholic Church.

The Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Shelby

Frances Smither Shelby of Woodford County, wife of Robert Carter Shelby Sr., died Friday, March 14, 2003, at the Central Baptist Hospital.

The daughter of the late Groverner and Maria Smither, she was a retired private duty sitter and housekeeper, and a member of the Polk Memorial Baptist Church, Mortonsville.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Robert Carter Shelby Jr.; a daughter, Frances (Marie) Shelby-Doneghy; three grandchildren, Marcus L. Shelby, Rondlyn Shelby, and Ron Lane; three great grandchildren, Marquez Shelby, Davaunte Shelby, and LiShaun Shelby; three sisters, Bernice Bradley, Nicholasville, Amanda, Miami, Fla., and Virginia, Cleveland, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Nine sisters and brothers are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at the Polk Memorial Baptist Church. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

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Sloan

Catherine L. Woollam Sloan, 82, of 225 Montgomery Avenue, widow of Frederick J. Sloan, died Friday, March 14, 2003, at Taylor Manor Nursing Home.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Griffith and Louise Heck Woollam. She was a lifelong member of St. John's Episcopal Church. She had received her education at the University of Kentucky where she had obtained a master’s degree in social work. She had worked in New Orleans, La., for the American Red Cross until about the age of 50, at which time she returned to Versailles to care for her aging parents. She worked for McGinnis Lumber and McCauley Feed Co. as a bookkeeper until her retirement.

She leaves no family, but is survived by many friends.

Services were conducted Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at St. John's Episcopal Church by Fr. Harry Mayer. Interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Felix Maxberry, Robert Maxberry, Bruce Sparrow, Bobby Foley, George Hellard, and Mike Sams.

Memorials are suggested to the Woodford Humane Society.

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

 

Wilson

Mavis Toms Wilson, 76, of 115 West Main Street, Midway, widow of Johnie F. Wilson Sr., died Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center.

Born Oct. 20, 1926, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late French and Liona Roberts Toms. She was retired from the Midway Drug Store after 25 years, and was a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a son, Johnny F. Wilson Jr., Stamping Ground; a sister, Theresa Cox, Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Merl Toms, Casey County; five grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. Two brothers, Leon Kessler and Roland Erskine Toms, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, March 20, 2003, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Larry Joseph. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

 

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