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Versailles, Ky.


 

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April 26, 2012

 

Fields

Clara Soard Fields, 87, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Versailles, widow of Robert Dailey Fields, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Beck and Mary Updike Soard. She was a seamstress and member of Family Worship Center in Lawrenceburg and former member of the Pentecostal Church of God (now Crosspoint Church) in Versailles.

Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy (Everett) Hill, Lawrenceburg; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Three sons, Ronnie Fields, Donnie Fields, and Bobby Fields; five sisters, Nancy Beasley, Frances Stratton, Ruth Bowman, Beulah Dunn, and Daisy Duncan; eight brothers, Roy Soard, Bill Soard, Wendell Soard, Granville Soard, John Soard, Donald Soard, Roosevelt Soard, and Roy Soard; and two infant siblings, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 26, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Tony Andrade and the Rev. Charles McKinley. Burial will be in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Tony Fields, Robby Fields, Justin Hall, Tony Woolums, John Graves, Charles Rufus Stratton, and Mike Roberts.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

King

Katherine "Kathy" Hanly King, 63, of Versailles, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at her home.

Born in Frankfort, she was the daughter of the late Charlotte F. and S. Sheldon "Bo" Hanly of Frankfort. A graduate of Good Shepherd School, she was retired from the Legislative Research Commission.

Survivors include her companion, Charles F. Black, Versailles; a son, Jon S. King (Becky), Frankfort; a stepson, Chris Black, Florida; three granddaughters, Katherine King, Amanda Hargis, and Mia Hargis, all of Frankfort; three brothers, John (Pat), Stephen, and Allen Hanly, all of Frankfort; two sisters, Margaret Hanly, Frankfort, and Edie (Vince) Tharpe, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews. A brother, Jacob Hanly, is deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, in the family section at Calvary Cemetery, Lexington. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY, 40601, or a charity of one’s choice.

 

Kinman

Christine Kinman, 86, of Dry Ridge, widow of Herman Alfred Kinman, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, in Lexington.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Concord Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Connie Kinman, Houston, Texas; three sons, Arthur Kinman, Dry Ridge, Philip (Tina) Kinman, Versailles, and Kevin (Mary Ann) Kinman, Versailles; four sisters, Louise Vannarsdall, Jonesville, Caroleen Kinman, Williamstown, Elnora Howe, Dry Ridge, and Patsy Adkins, Dry Ridge; a brother, the Rev. Lester Caldwell, Nancy; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Tuesday, April 24, at the Concord Baptist Church, Dry Ridge. Burial was in the Jonesville IOOF Cemetery. Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown, was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Concord Baptist Church, c/o Patsy Adkins, 2515 Knoxville Road, Dry Ridge, KY 41035, or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2409 Members Way, Lexington, KY 40504.

 

Rhodus

Anna Rhodus, 72, of Versailles, died Sunday, April 15, 2012.

The daughter of the late Arthur and Alice Blevins Tate, she was a former secretary for the Gay Law Office.

Survivors include a daughter Stephanie Rhodus, Versailles; a stepson, Greg Rhodus, Lawrenceburg; two sisters Mildred Colliver, Versailles, and Katherine Weisler, Nevada; a brother, Leroy Tate; nephews Jimmy and Lee Tate; and several other nieces and nephews. Two sisters, Louise Brown and Edith Pauline Tate, are deceased.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, April, 18, at Rose Crest Cemetery. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Skelton

Christy "Junie" Skelton, 83, of Frankfort, husband of Helen McDonald Skelton, died Thursday, April 19, 2012.

Born Nov. 25, 1928, in Bagdad, he was the son of the late Christy and Stella Skelton. He was retired from Union Underwear and was a member of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Angela (Jed) Wiley and Janet (Carl) Mitchell, both of Frankfort; a brother, Albert Brown, Georgetown; two grandchildren, Jason and Christie Mitchell; a step-granddaughter, Laura Wiley; and a step-grandson, Scott Mitchell.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church by the Rev. Todd Lester and the Rev. Bill Adcock. Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery. Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, was in charge of arrangements.

Contributions are suggested to Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church Building Fund or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Weber

Mary A. Weber, 87, of Versailles, widow of Oscar Weber, died Sunday, April 22, 2012.

Born June 21, 1924, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah Coyle. She was a retired employee of Texas Instruments and a member of Versailles Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Gay Cleveland, Frankfort, and Patty (Tony) Porter, Versailles; a son, Raymond T. (Susan) Weber; six grandchildren, Timothy and Matt Weber, Laura Tanner, Ray Renfro, Kristi Redmon, and Shea Porter; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jennie B. Johnson, Lexington.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. John Brandon. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Wilson

Richard "Dickie" Wilson, 69, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Versailles, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Central Baptist Hospital.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Jesse Graddy and Minnie Murial Webster Wilson. He was a retired painter.

Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Bingham and Patricia Wilson, both of Versailles; five sisters, Alina Mae Flora, Marie Currens, Jo Nell Smith, Mary Abney, and Peggy Sutherland; three brothers, Bobby Wilson, Billy Wilson, and Jesse Wilson; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A sister, Carolyn Ditmore, and two brothers, Roger and Donnie Wilson, are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Bryan Roberts.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

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