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May 10, 2012



Glenn Allen Burger, 39, of Lawrenceburg, died Friday, May 4, 2012, of heart failure.

Born Feb. 21, 1973, he was the son of Allan Ray Tucker (Karen) of Lawrenceburg and Jennifer Burger (William) of Frankfort.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by four children, Jordan, Charity, Justin, and Rebekah; five brothers and sisters, Shiloh Burger, Jonathan Burger, Jamie Brown, Cindy Tucker, and Megan Smith; and his companion, Tammy. His grandparents, Henry and Ailene Tucker; a brother, Zacharee Allan Tucker; a niece, MacKinley Smith; and a nephew, James Smith Jr., are deceased.

Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery. LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home, Frankfort, was in charge of arrangements.



Ann Newton Burnette, 68, of Frankfort, widow of Billy Ray Burnette, died Thursday, May 3, 2012.

Born Nov. 6, 1943, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Lillard and Lucille Dalton Newton. She was a legal secretary for Pruitt Law Offices, a member of First Baptist Church and the Pollyanna Sunday school class.

Survivors include two daughters, Alicia Burnette (Todd) Brown, Frankfort, and Margo Ann Burnette (Tana Barnett), Elizabethtown; four grandchildren, William Brown, Andrew Brown, Katherine Barnett, and Thomas Barnett; a brother, Don C. (Janice) Newton, Frankfort; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A sister, Carolyn Newton Gay, is deceased.

Services were conducted Sunday, May 6, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by Dr. Robert F. Browning, the Rev. Earl Bell, and the Rev. Truett Cocanougher. Honorary casket bearers were Don C. Newton, Dwight Newton, Bill Carlisle, Morris Dalton Jr., Ryan Burnette, Sean Burnette, Landon Spaulding, Todd Brown, and Andy Barnett.

Donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America,

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The Rev. Jimmy Conyers, 62, of Lexington, formerly of Versailles, husband of Barbara Eborg Conyers, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at the Hospice Care Center.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of the late James William and Georgia Bell Hambrick Conyers and was a former chimney sweep.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Conyers, Maryland; four sons, Joshua Conyers, New York, Jimmy Conyers Jr., Kentucky, and Jason Conyers and Matthew Conyers, both of Georgia; six sisters, Michelle Hulette, Ann Kelly, and Linda Conyers, all of Lexington, Bobbie Todd and Tammy Phelps, both of Versailles, and Debbie Fincher, Florida; a brother, Michael Conyers, Lexington; and six grandchildren. A sister, Carrie Lee Conyers, and a daughter, Angela Conyers, are deceased.

Funeral services conducted Monday, May 7, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Wesley Noss. Entombment was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Jesse Younger, Crystal Yeager, Tom Kelly, Angela Horine, Benjamin Phelps, and Nick Barker.

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Patty Ann Gould, 38, of Baton Rouge, La., formerly of Woodford County, died Monday, May 3, 2012, in a vehicle accident.

Survivors include a son, Christopher Robinson.

Arrangements are pending.



Betty Louise Richardson Hagan, 84, of Lawrenceburg, widow of Philip Hagan Jr., died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Heritage Hall Health Care Center in Lawrenceburg.

Born in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Josie Mae Martin Richardson. She was a homemaker, a member of Highview Church of Christ in Chaplin, and a graduate of Versailles High School.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn (David) Crager, Lawrenceburg; a son, Larry (Gwen) Hagan, Beattyville; four grandchildren, Kelly Jo (Garrick) Gay and Samuel Hagan, Lawrenceburg, Brandy Mims, Mt. Eden, and Joshua Hagan, Beattyville; seven great-grandchildren, Emma, Aislinn, and Perry Gay, Lawrenceburg, Torie Humphrey, McKenzie Morris, Haydon Mims, all of Mt. Eden, and Heather Shanks, Jeffersonville; two sisters, Joann Leigh and Mary Margaret (Philip) House; and two brothers, Paul (Barbara) Richardson and Clarence Richardson Jr., both of Versailles. A sister, Katherine Lee; and two brothers, Carl and Clayton Richardson, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, May 10, at Gash Memorial Chapel, Lawrenceburg, by Bro. Terry Cooper. Burial will follow in Highview Cemetery in Chaplin. Casket bearers will be Samuel Hagan, Joshua Hagan, Garrick Gay, David Crager, "Bullet" Couch, and David Temple.



Charles "Charlie" Roy Monroe, 30, of Frankfort died Sunday, May 6, 2012.

Born Oct. 23, 1981, in Frankfort, he was the son of Bill and Marilyn Monroe.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his fiancée, Cara Carriss; a daughter, Madison Monroe; a son, Charles Monroe Jr.; 10 siblings, Tammy (Dan) Cook, William E. (Marie) Monroe Jr., Lisa (Mario) Perez, Robert Monroe, James (Bonnie) Monroe, Herbert (Delores) Monroe, Johnny (Rhonda) Monroe, Danny Monroe, Larry (Shannon) Monroe, all of Frankfort, and Patty (Rod) McDowell, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, May 11, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by the Rev. Ted Wigglesworth and the Rev. David Smith. Burial will follow in the Frankfort Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Bill Monroe Sr., Tammy Cook, William Monroe Jr., Robert Monroe, James Monroe, Herbert Monroe, Patty McDowell, Johnny Monroe, Danny Monroe, and Larry Monroe. Honorary bearers will be Lisa Perez and Jim Monroe. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, May 10, at the funeral home.

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Joanna Phelps, 38, of Nicholasville, formerly of Versailles, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Hospice Care Center at the St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Sept. 30, 1973, in Lexington, she was the daughter of Arvil Jr. and Linda Lane Phelps of Versailles. She was a beautician, a Woodford County High School graduate, a graduate of cosmetology school, and a member of the Cross Pointe Church (Pentecostal Church of God).

In addition to her parents, she is survived by three children, Aaron Lancaster, Justin Lancaster, and Hollie Lancaster, all of Nicholasville; three brothers, David (Mona) Phelps, Versailles, Richard Phelps, Nicholasville, and James (Beth) Phelps, Harrodsburg; and other relatives.

A memorial service was conducted Tuesday, May 8, at the Cross Pointe Church by Pastor Bryan Roberts. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery.

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Albert Warren Shryock, 84, of Versailles, widower of Doris Richardson Shryock, died Friday, May 4, 2012, at his daughter’s home in Midway.

Born Aug. 30, 1927, in Versailles, he was the son of the late Charlie and Sally Shryock. He was a member of Hillsboro Baptist Church, a Kentucky Colonel, a retired supervisor of the Kentucky Department of Parks, a retired farmer, and a carpenter.

Survivors include three children, Philip (Judy) Shryock, Conroe, Texas, Steve (Cindy) Shryock, Versailles, and his daughter and caregiver, Linda (Ray) Popp, Midway; five grandchildren, Michele (Chris) Rankin, Versailles, Kim (David) Putney, Pearland, Texas, Ginger (Mike) Hill, Versailles, Jeremy (Rebecca) Shryock, Versailles, and Matthew (Kassie) Popp of Midway; 14 great-grandchildren, Lannon Settles, Austin, Greyson, and Creighton Rankin, Lillian Audrey Putney, Kevin, Jason, and Madison Hill, Joshua Carter Martin, Jackson, Drew, and Colt Shryock, and Kaylie and Ashlyn Popp; and a great-great grandson, Ian Rankin. Two sisters, Margie Brandsetter and Florence Flora, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, May 8, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Chris and Michele Rankin, Lannon Settles, Austin Rankin, Kim and David Putney, Ginger and Mike Hill, Carter Martin, Jeremy and Rebecca Shryock, and Matthew and Kassie Popp. Honorary bearers were Gary Flora, Bobby Flora, Keith Flora, Barry Drury, Brandon Flora, Dewayne Brandstetter, Darrell Brandstetter, Mike Richardson, Pete Richardson, Randy Richardson, Wilbur Moffett, Nancy Wilson, Kevin Hill, Jason Hill, and Nickie Shryock.

Donations in honor of Albert and Doris Shryock may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (800-873-6983,



Mary Blanche Parrott, 90, of Mackville, widow of William Parrott, died Monday, May 7, 2012, at the Danville Center for Health.

Born June 15, 1921, in Mackville, she was the daughter of the late Robert P. and Jodie (Donnely) Baker. She was retired from Texas Instruments in Versailles.

Survivors include two sons, Steve Parrott, Mackville, and Bruce Parrott, Harrodsburg; four grandchildren, Susan Goodlett, Kathy Poe, Andrea Blanchard, and Donald Parrott; and eight great-grandchildren. A brother, Amon Baker, and a sister, Marie Youmans, are deceased.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg, by Scott Vifquin. Burial will be in the Battle Cemetery, Springfield. Casket bearers will be Blake Sims, Chaise Sims, Zachary Poe, Will Goodlett, Adam Goodlett, Alex Goodlett, and Alyssa Poe. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, May 10, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Heritage Hospice.

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Allen L. Wiley, 61, of Versailles, husband of Linda Wiley, died Friday, May 4, 2012.

Born March 10, 1951, in Frankfort, he was the son of Edna Lewis Wiley and the late Robert Lewis. He was an employee at Quad/Graphics.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two sons, Brian Allen Wiley, Lexington, and Jeremy Lewis Wiley, Versailles; a grandson, Chance Thomas Wiley; two sisters, Sarah Holloway and Lilly Brezeale; and four brothers, Bobby Wiley, Fred Wiley, Kenneth Wiley, and David Wiley.

Services were conducted Wednesday, May 9, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, by Bro. Frankie Layne. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Dave McCann, Gary Sparks, Justin Angel, Butch Turley, Ethan Curd, and Robert Woodrum.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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