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August 9, 2012



Charles Allen Anderson, 19, son of Leonard Anderson and Paula Anderson of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.

Born March 15, 1993, in Franklin County, he worked for Monoplast.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepmother, Allison Anderson, Lawrenceburg; his maternal grandparents, Pete and Wanda Giles, Lawrenceburg, and Michael and Sherry Carpenter, Tennessee; his paternal grandparents, Charles Anderson and Tom and JoAnn Corey, Lawrenceburg; his maternal great-grandmothers, Maggie King, Lawrenceburg, and Ann McGray, Versailles; and his paternal great-grandmother, Ann Glover, Lawrenceburg.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Clark Funeral Home, Versailles, by the Rev. Mark Webb and Michael Carpenter officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Wounded Warriors Project.



Marjorie Ely Carter, 84, of Nicholasville, formerly of Versailles, widow of Sylvester "Jack" Carter, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 30, 2012, at her home.

Born Nov. 8, 1927, she was the daughter of the late William Stewart and Amelia Virginia Snow Ely. She was a seamstress and enjoyed sewing as a hobby. She was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Kim Oatts (David), Cynthia Hall (Billy), and Jean Ann Shaw (Bobby); a stepdaughter, Brenda Cheryl Carter; seven grandchildren, Tyler and Wesley Oatts, William and Brandon Hall, Crystal Ivy, Stacey House, and Jeff Veach; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Two brothers, William Snow Ely and Wellington Myers Ely, are deceased.

A remembrance ceremony was conducted Friday, Aug. 3, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Casket bearers were her family members.

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Charles W. "Kayo" Mullin, 87, of Louisville, husband of Catherine Etherington Mullin, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.

Born in Midway, he was a retired manager for Kroger and merchandising manager for the Coca-Cola Company. He was also a founding member of St. Martha Catholic Church and its booster club, a founding member of SPEBSQSA, and a Kentucky Colonel. He attended the University of Kentucky, where he played football for "Bear" Bryant. He was also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Connie Graff (Fred); two sons, Kevin Mullin (Robin) and Kyle Mullin (Bonnie); seven grandchildren, Eric, Amy, Josh, Christopher, Katie, Heather, and Taylor; and three great-grandchildren, Zachary, Nora and Kylee.

A funeral Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 9, at St. Martha Catholic Church, 2825 Klondike Lane, Louisville. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, Louisville, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to St. Martha Church or Mass of the Air in his memory.



Fred D. Smith III, 81, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at the VA Hospital.

A native of Versailles, he was the son of the late Fred D. Jr. and Josephine Scearce Smith. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and received an honorable discharge.

Survivors include a daughter, Angela D. Taylor; a son, Greg A. Smith; two granddaughters, Kanitra and Qutirce Smith; a grandson, Gerald Taylor; numerous grandchildren; two uncles, George (Jessie Mae) and James Scearce; three aunts, Clara Johnson, Nancy Combs, and Elizabeth Washington; and several generations of nieces, nephews, and cousins. A sister: Gloria Davis, and a brother, James Smith, are deceased.

Committal services with military honors were conducted Monday, Aug. 6, at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.


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