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November 20, 2014



Deborah Hughes Griffin, 55, of Salvisa, wife of Kenny Griffin, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

Born Jan. 9, 1959, in Lexington, she was the daughter of Raymond and Ruby Hughes, who currently reside in Versailles.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by four children, Brad (Teralea) Griffin, Lexington, Sherri (Shawn) Schmonsky, Nashville, Josh (Kayla) Flora, Versailles, and Michael (Amber) Griffin, Salvisa; five brothers and sisters, Patty Carmichael and David Hughes, both of Lexington, Kristi (David) Grubbs and Tony Hughes, both of Versailles, and Shannon (Kevin) Hatfield, Nebraska; and seven grandchildren, Kash Griffin, Alston Griffin, Campbell Schmonsky, Miller Schmonsky, Will Schmonsky, Jayden Flora, and Keygan Flora.

Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 20, at Clark Legacy Center, Brannon Crossing, Nicholasville, by the Rev. Orville Griffin and Bro. Jeremy Pope. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Clark Legacy Center.

Contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or ALS Association.

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Dorothy Dean Davis House, 92, of Richmond, widow of Edward Franklin House, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at the Kenwood Health and Rehab Center.

Born Jan. 14, 1922, in Richmond, she was the daughter of the late James and Louella Rutherford Davis. She was a retired employee of Eastern Kentucky University and a member of the Big Hill Christian Church. She was a longtime resident of Willis Manor and attended the many activities there and at the Richmond Senior Citizens Center.

Survivors include two sons, Richard Lee Beagle (Connie) and Charles Thomas Beagle (Maude); eight grandchildren, Laurie Harper (Dennis), Charles T. Beagle Jr., Kelly Beagle, Tracy Miller, Jennifer Wiedenhoefer, Bryan Beagle, Jeremy Fleet, and Jerry Poyner; 16 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several other family members. A granddaughter, Donna Sue Beagle, and two sisters, Anna Lee Barnes, and Mary Etta Kirby, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, Richmond, by Bro. Tim Jones. Burial was in the Richmond Cemetery.

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Teddy G. Russell, 66, of Versailles, husband of Anna Robinson Russell, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.

Born Sept. 18, 1948, in Powell County, he was the son of the late Chester Russell and Aretta Reed Freeman. He was a night watchman for various horse farms.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Johnathan Russell, Harrodsburg, and Cynthia Russell, Lawrenceburg; three stepchildren, Donnie Walton Jr, Lawrenceburg, Shawn Walton, Lexington, and Rebecca Walton, Lawrenceburg; five sisters, Sue Cochran, Frankfort, Juanita Jones, Lawrenceburg, Madge Wilburn, Frankfort, Junie Russell, Versailles and Molly Wyman, Lawrenceburg; a brother, James Russell, Versailles; two grandchildren, Zoie Russell and Johnathan Russell Jr; four step-grandchildren, Andrew Domaschko, Jerrod Walton, and Cheyenne and James Evans. A son, Teddy Wayne Russell, two brothers, Pitt Stivers and Charlie Ray Russell, and a granddaughter, Faith Huff, are deceased.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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Ted Voils, 79, of Versailles, husband of Sophia Tipton Voils, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Born at McKinney in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Elizabeth Kinney Voils. He was a retired VA Hospital employee, a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.

In addition to his wife of 58 years, he is survived by two sons, Ronnie (Maria) Voils, Bardstown, and Donald Voils, Versailles; a sister, Rosemary Keller, Winchester; two brothers, Tommy (Lillie) Voils, Winchester, and Charlie Voils, Versailles; five grandchildren, Brian Voils, Michael Voils, Lindsey Voils, Katie Voils, and Tyler Voils; two great-grandchildren, Avery Voils and Braxton Voils; and a special friend, Sister Virginia Marie of Taylor Manor Nursing Home. A sister, Beulah Voils, and three brothers, Lilburn, Lewis, and Herman Voils, are deceased.

Services were conducted Friday, Nov. 14, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by Paul Wright. Military honors and burial followed at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Casket bearers were Brian Voils, Michael Voils, Tyler Voils, Paul Wright, Allen Voils, and J.T. Wright.

Memorials suggested to Church of God of Prophecy, 445 Laval Heights, Versailles, KY 40383.

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