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April 12, 2012

 

Bond

Buena S. Bond, 76, of Versailles, widow of Jim Bond, died Monday, April 9, 2012, at the University of Kentucky Markey Center.

Born at Dana in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Beverly and Mona Howell Stephens. She was the office manager for Weisenberger Mill for over 40 years and the executive secretary for the Kentucky Feed and Grain Association. A member of the Versailles United Methodist Church, she was an active member of the church choir.

Survivors include three daughters, Beverly "Bebe" Bond, Versailles, Jenifer "Missy" Klier, Dumas, Texas, and Belinda "Diddy" Terry, Stratford, Texas; four sisters, Bess Gilmore, California, Joan Daves, Atlanta, Ga., Lois Hoskins, Tennessee, and Janis (Mike) Rozovich, Lexington; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Ruth Martin and Nell Maletta, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, April 12, at the Versailles United Methodist Church by the Rev. Dr. Mike Powers and the Rev. Rebecca Peterson. Burial will follow at the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers will be the men of the Versailles United Methodist Church Choir. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Buena S. Bond Scholarship Fund of the Kentucky Feed and Grain Association, P.O. Box 215, Midway, KY 40347, the Versailles UMC Music Fund, 210 Court, Street, Versailles, KY 40383, or to the American Cancer Society, 1500 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Bright

Raymond Edward Bright, 72, of Versailles, husband of Frances Sturgeon Bright, died Friday, April 6, 2012.

Born June 20, 1939, in Knox County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Bill Bright and Flossie White Boggess. He was a retired employee of Rexroth, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his stepfather, Bill Boggess, Versailles; two sons, Christopher (Kerry) Bright, Virginia, and Patrick (Angela) Bright, Japan; two stepbrothers, Bill Boggess, Alabama, and David Boggess, Versailles; and three grandchildren, Christopher David Bright, Madelynn Frances Bright, and Joshua Patrick Bright.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Tom Hinkle.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrenís Research Hospital.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Coomer

Katie McDaniel Coomer, 28, of Versailles, died Saturday, March 31, 2012.

Survivors include her children, Sara Jane Coomer and Seth Douglas Coomer; her parents, Kenneth McDaniel and Amy Johnson McDaniel; and a brother, Kenneth Douglas McDaniel III.

Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, April 3, in the Midway Cemetery. Clark Funeral Home, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made at any Fifth-Third Bank in the name of Sara and Seth Coomer.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Harrison

Amanda Kate Harrison, 22, of Lexington, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at her residence.

Born March 29, 1990, she was the daughter of Judy Ann Harrison. She was a 2011 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her siblings, Tony (Michelle) Harrison, Midway, and Peter Harrison, Kristina Harrison, and Stephen Harrison, all of Lexington; her grandparents, James and Betty Turpin, Waco; and eight nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Monday, April 9, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, by the Rev. Geno Washington and Dr. Richard Landon. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Danielís Care, c/o Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or the Palliative Care Team, Cincinnati Childrenís Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnett Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229.

 

Hayse

Thomas Franklin Hayse Jr., 61, of Lexington, husband of Debora Cunningham Hayse, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.

Born July 8, 1950, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Thomas Franklin Hayse Sr. and Edith Johnson Hayse. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky and was a retired parts manager for several local automobile dealerships. He was a member of Glenís Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Wesley Reed Hayse, Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Beth Hayse (Daniel) Gaddis, Lexington; two grandchildren, Haley Hayse, Chula Vista, Calif., and Carly Hayse, Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Paul (Connie) Hayse, Rineyville; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. today, Thursday, April 12, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, by Pastor Justin Rader. Burial of cremains will be held at the Lexington Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Glenís Creek Baptist Church, 4678 Steele Road, Versailles, KY 40383, or the UK Markey Cancer Center, 500 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-9964.

 

Hunter

Bobbie Jo Hunter, 77, of Versailles, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

Born April 30, 1934, in Pineville, she was the daughter of the late Robert T. and Virginia Lee Sewell Shepherd. She was retired from the State of Kentucky and was a member of Glenís Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Marilyn Hunter (Barry) Jackson, Connie Hunter (Bill) Chowning, Mary Jane (Terry) Wilder, and Dorothy (John) McKinney, all of Versailles; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Carolyn Ward; and a brother, Wayne Shepherd. A sister, Pat Litton, and a brother, Don Shepherd, are deceased.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday by T.J. Wilder. Inurnment will be in the Versailles Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Miller

Larry R. Miller, 66, of Versailles, husband of Helen Shaffer Miller, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012.

Born July 24, 1945, in St. Marys, Penn., he attended Juniata College in Huntingdon, Penn., Bethany Seminary in Oak Park, Ill., where he attained his masterís in divinity, as well as Pennsylvania College of Optometry, earning his doctorate.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Barbara "Beth" Cox (Chris), Waynesboro, Pa.; a sister, Karen ( Larry) Cessna, Harrisburg, Pa.; a brother, David (Jeanne) Miller, Rochester, N.Y.; a grandson, T.J. Cox; three nephews, Jason (Shannon) Sutherland, Brian Miller, and Eric Miller; and a great-nephew, Aiden Sutherland.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. today, Thursday, April 12, at Troy Presbyterian Church, Versailles, by the Rev. David Duggan.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, and Heifer International Organization.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Mitchell

Kenneth Mitchell, 78, of Midway, son of the late Floyd and Alma Long Mitchell, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at the University of Kentucky Markey Center.

Survivors include two sisters, Myra Mitchell, Midway, with whom he resided, and Jane Mitchell (Hubert) Shipp, Versailles; a brother, William J. (Patsy) Mitchell, Versailles; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and two great-great-nieces.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, April 6, at the Midway Cemetery by the Rev. Heather McColl.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Ross

Bobby Gene Ross, 69, of Versailles, husband of Jane Jackson, died Monday, April 9, 2012.

Born Jan. 1, 1943, in Mize, he was the son of the late Berlin and Udel Jewell Ross. He was a farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Vietnam.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Janet Rarden, Frankfort; two stepdaughters, Sherry Quire and Jennifer Jackson; a son, Bobby Ross, Versailles; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Scott

Marilyn Troeger Scott, 38, of Versailles, wife of Jon Scott, died Monday, April 9, 2012, at her home.

Born in Elkhart, Ind., she was the daughter of John Troeger of Elkhart and the late Ruth Miller Troeger.

In addition to her father, she is survived by two children, Allison and Zachary Scott, Versailles; two brothers, Johnny Troeger, Rochester, Minn., and Billy Troeger, Elkhart, Ind.; two sisters, Mari Dominguez, Elkhart, and Michelle Urbanski, South Bend, Ind.; and numerous nieces and nephews. A sister, Amanda Troeger, is deceased.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, April 12, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the Berean Bible Church at Phyllis in Pike County by the Rev. Arnold Adams. Burial will follow in the Ratliff Cemetery in Shelbiana, Ky.

Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

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