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Sept. 18, 2003



 Mary Anna Meads Campbell, 65, of 111 Delaney Ferry Road, Versailles, wife of James E. Campbell Sr., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital.

A native of Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the Late Henry and Mary D. Meads. She was a member of Perkins Chapel AME Church, Wilmore, and was president of the Missionary Society.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, James Campbell and Glenn Campbell; two daughters, Cheryl Carter and Peggy Campbell; six grandchildren, Brandon, Kailah, James III, Jacobi, Benjamin and Alexis; a great-grandson, Jaiden; two brothers, Francis Meads and Jordan Meads; and several generations of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Three brothers, Henry, Willie and Thomas Meads; and one sister, Jane Meads, are deceased.

Services were conducted Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at the Perkins Chapel AME Church, Wilmore, by the Rev. Kenneth J. Golphin and Pastor Ben Carter. Burial was in the family plot in Wilmore. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

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William Hayden Duke Sr., 85, of Richmond, husband of Bonnie Means Duke, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at his home after a long illness.

Born Jan. 12, 1918, in Lee County, he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Durbin Duke. He was a retired bus driver for Lextran and a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five sons, William Hayden Duke Jr., Danville, Earl Hayden Duke, Michael Duke, Joseph Duke, all of Richmond, and Randy Duke, Versailles; three daughters, Elsie Marie Sowder, Georgetown, Mary Jane Worker, Lexington, and Elizabeth Cole, Clay City; three brothers, O.J., Riverside Calif., Shelby, Georgetown, and Vernon, Lexington; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at Lewis Funeral Home, Irvine, by the Rev. Tommy Williams. Burial was in Sally Poer Cemetery, Estill County.

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Donald G. Goodrich, 71, of Frankfort, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at the V.A. Hospital, Lexington, of natural causes.

A native of Woodford County, he was the son of the late James Elmer and Bessie Simpson Goodrich. He was a retired auto mechanic, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the Millville Christian Church, and a member of VFW Post #4075.

Survivors include three sons, Russell Goodrich, Frankfort, Steve Goodrich, Dallas, Texas, and Tim Goodrich, Rio Rancho, N.M.; a daughter, Denise May, Frankfort; three brothers, Harvey Goodrich, Millville, and James and Silas Goodrich, Versailles; two sisters, Bonnie Hippe, Millville, and Christeva Watson, Versailles; and 10 grandchildren.

Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at Sunset Memorial Gardens. There was no visitation. LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



Doris Martin Oschwald, 75, of 155 Bayberry Road, Versailles, wife of Donald E. Oschwald Sr., died Wednesday Sept. 10, 2003.

Born March 26, 1928, in Winchester, she was the daughter of the late Henry N. Martin and Mary Hollearn Martin. She was a switchboard operator there for several years. She enjoyed sewing, crafts, gardening and antiques and was a member of Gardenside Christian Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Deborah Hoffman, Lexington, and Dawn Gossard, Waynesville, Ohio; two sons, Donald E. Oschwald Jr., Lexington, and Dean Oschwald, Mayslick; two sisters, Gladys Schumacher, Burghill, Ohio, and Beverly Wellner, Winchester; 12 grandchildren; and a great grandchild. Two brothers, Henry Martin and Robert Martin; and five sisters, Ruth Johnson, Francis Kidd, Mary Woosley, Vera Harper, and Jean Payne, are deceased.

Services were conducted Saturday, Sept. 13,2003, at Gardenside Christian Church by Bro. Joe Cooper. Interment was at the Winchester Cemetery. The Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Association, 836 Euclid Avenue, Suite 100, Lexington, Ky. 40502.

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