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April 5, 2012

 

Alexander

Harold T. Alexander, 78, of Fredericksburg, Ohio, husband of Linda Alexander, died Monday, April 2, 2012, following a brief illness.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late John and Inez (Allen) Alexander Sr. He was a truck driver for 36 years, having retired in 1995 from Consolidated Freight, and was co-owner of the Horse & Harness Pub in Fredericksburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Bill Alexander, Fredericksburg, Ohio, and Kelly (Laura) Alexander, Springfield, Ill.; three granddaughters, Katherine, Alicia and Nicole; and two brothers, John Alexander Jr. and Kenneth Alexander, both of Versailles. A brother, Donald, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 6, at Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg, Ohio. Burial will be in East Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, April 5, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster, OH 44691, or to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3229 Burnett Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229.

Tributes may be made at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com.

 

Brown

Robert L. "Chippy" Brown, Jr., 81, of Versailles, husband of Mamie Brown, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Hospice Care Center at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Brown Sr. and Lizzie Graddy Weaver. A retired Kuhlman Electric employee, he was a graduate of Simmons High School and was an active member of the Imani Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife of 61 years, he is survived by three daughters, Cathy (William) Campbell and Sherry Brown, both of Versailles, and Angie Hempstead, Lexington; six sons, Vic (Ivetta) Brown, Terry E. Brown, Mark Brown, and George (Tina) Brown, all of Versailles, Stephen Brown, Lexington, and Jeffery Brown, Atlanta, Ga.; 16 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A sister, Georgia Brown, and three sons, Michael Brown, Robert (Hood) Brown, and Alvin Brown, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 5, at Imani Baptist Church, 1555 Georgetown Road, Lexington, by the Rev. Willis Polk. Burial will follow in the Steele Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Doug Murphy, Darrell Murphy, Mike Brown, Ryan Brown, Terry O. Brown, and Stewart Campbell. Honorary bearers will be Joe Campbell, Johnny Johnson, A.J. Chase, Larry "Soapy" Sutherland, Richard Kirtley, and Ronald McKinney.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Coomer

Eric Coomer, 26, of Versailles, died Friday, March 30, 2012, at his home.

Born in Mt. Sterling, he attended Woodford County Schools and was the husband of Katie McDaniel Coomer. He was a construction trades employee.

Survivors include two children, Sara Coomer and Seth Coomer, Versailles; his parents, Marty and Peggy Robinson Coomer, Versailles; two sisters, Megan Coomer and Meredith Coomer, Versailles; his maternal grandparents, Bill Robinson and Jean Workman, both of Mt. Sterling; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, April 5, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 6, at the funeral home. Casket bearers will be Daniel Owens, William Bell, Cody Greer, Jess Ritchey, Jason Fannin, and Nick Abner. Burial will follow in Rose Crest Cemetery.

Guest book at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

 

Griffin

Lula Mae George Griffin, 81, of North Middletown, widow of John L. George Jr. and Elvie Griffin, died Friday, March 30, 2012, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

Born Jan. 20, 1931, in Fleming County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Grace Smith Stone. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Davis (Peggy) George and Roger (Charlotte) George, both of Paris; three brothers, Walter Stone and Bobby Stone, both of Versailles, and Cecil Stone, Lexington; four sisters, Edith Lawson and Barbara Fulton, both of Versailles, Aileen Boots, Carlisle, and Betty Blakey, Lexington; six grandchildren, Edward George, Travis George, Matthew George, Steven George, Jason George and Lindsay Bishop; and three great-grandchildren, Taylor Lee George, Kennedi Bishop and Avery Bishop. A daughter, Patricia George, and a brother, Wayne Stone, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, April 3, at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by Bro. Ron Davis. Burial was in the Carlisle Cemetery. Casket bearers were Zack Bishop, Gary Boots, Edward George, Jason George, Steven George and Travis George.

Condolences may be made at www.mathersgaunce.com.

 

Hinkle

Turner Thomas Hinkle Sr., 88, of Lexington, husband of Lila Mae Gadberry Hinkle, died Thursday, March 29, 2012.

Born in Bourbon County, he was the son of the late Clarence and Maude Gill Hinkle. A retired electronics supervisor with the FAA, he was a member of Lafayette Christian Church and an Army veteran of World War II.

In addition to his wife of 68 years, he is survived by four children, Turner "Tom" (Mary Ann) Hinkle Jr., Versailles, Janice Bland, Lexington, Lela (John) Durman, Lexington, and David Wayne (Vannessa) Hinkle, Frankfort; two sisters, Marguerite Fraley, Sellersbug, Ind., and Jane Holder, Lexington; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, April 2, at Milward-Southland, Lexington. Burial was in Evergreen Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Lafayette Christian Church or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

 

Jett

Linda Harp Jett, 63, of Versailles, widow of Herbert Jett Jr., died Monday, April 2, 2012.

Born Nov. 3, 1948, in Harlan County, she was the daughter of the late J.T. and Daisy Veach Harp.

Survivors include a daughter, Amber Lee Jett; and a grandson, Landon Clay Thompson.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 6, at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Nicholasville. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Kirk

Ermmie "Aline" Kirk, 80, of Frankfort, widow of Nobel L. Kirk, died Sunday, April 1, 2012.

Born Feb. 14, 1932, in Barren County, she was the daughter of the late William B. and Iva M. House Rountree. She was a housekeeper for the King’s Daughters Hospital, a member of The Salvation Army Church, "Flying Solo," and the VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Iva K. Bingham; a son, Paul D. (Wanda) Kirk; six grandchildren, William and James Bingham, Wendy and Daniel Kirk, Ben Shirley, and Jennifer Donovan; 10 great-grandchildren, Johnny, Brooke, Abbey, Jacob, Kayla, Disney, Dale, Cameron, Matthew, and Rebecca; a sister, Emmer Irene Thompson, Frankfort; three brothers, Ervin (Jay) Rountree, Bowling Green, Jessie (Louise) Rountree, Hodgenville, and James (Loretta) Rountree, Louisville; and two stepbrothers, J.C. Ragland, Hodgenville, and Harold Ragland, Bowling Green. A sister, Atha Ellen Bostin, and a brother, William Rountree, are deceased.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 4, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by Bro. Paul Edward Rountree. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens, with Major Roy Hicks officiating. Casket bearers were Larry Thompson, Curtis Kirk, James Bingham, John Ethington, William Bingham, and Toby McRoberts. Honorary bearers were Barry Kirk, Steve Woods, Danny Woods, and several nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Mohrmann

Kenneth L. Mohrmann, 74, of Georgetown, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Signature Health Care.

A native of Scott County, he was the son of the late William C. Mohrmann Sr. and Eva Mae Humphrey Hymer. He was a retired IBM manager, a U.S. Army veteran, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of Southland Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Rick (Lisa) Mohrmann, Versailles, and Tim Mohrmann, Georgetown; four grandchildren, Ashley, Derrick, and Kayla Mohrmann, and Lauren Flowers; 13 brothers and sisters, including, Billy C. Mohrmann, Alma Doan, Charlotte O’Brian, and Janie (Orville) Gaines, all of Georgetown, Johnny Mohrmann, Nicholasville; and Barbara Mohrmann.

No services are scheduled.

 

Pack

Mary Wiley Pack, 62, of Paris, wife of Dr. Paul Pack, died Monday, April 2, 2012, at her home.

She was co-owner of Bluegrass Realty.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Heather (Mike) Sunseri, Versailles; a son, Robert Michael (Stephanie Richards) Pack, Elkhorn City; two grandchildren, Maggie and Robert Sunseri; three sisters, Fran Jerrell, Paintsville, Carrie Cinnamon (Buford) Rose, Pikeville, Judy (Marty) Backus, Pikeville; and a brother, Mike Wiley, Pikeville.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 5, at First Christian Church, Paris, by the Rev. Jeff Bell.

 

West

Judith A. West, 65, of Midway, died Monday, April 2, 2012.

Born June 12, 1946, in Anna, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Malvern Hill and Vivian Louise Wilson McDonald. She was a member of Glen’s Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Pamela D. Skipper; two sons, Michael R. Morris and Gary D. Banter; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A brother, Gary Lee Wilson, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at Glen’s Creek Baptist Church in Versailles by Justin Rader. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

Donations may be made to Glen’s Creek Baptist Church.

Condolences may be made at www.clarkfuneralchapels.com.

 

Woodside

Richard Miles "Woody" Woodside, 71, of Lawrenceburg, husband of Margaret Sea Woodside, died Friday, March 30, 2012.

He was retired from Rand McNally in Versailles.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Susan (Brad) Smith; a son, Jason Woodside; three grandchildren, Jenna Smith, Hannah Smith (fiancé Dylan Curry), and Logan Woodside, all of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Beatrice Blankenship and Patricia Jones; and two brothers, Eugene Woodside and William D. (Martha) Woodside, all of Frankfort.

Services were conducted Wednesday, April 4, at Sand Spring Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg. Gash Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

 

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