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Note: Obituaries listed below indicating they did not appear in

the Harrodsburg Herald are due to the fact that out-of-town funeral homes,

particularly those in Lexington and Danville,

have become very lax in

sending the information to the local paper.

 

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"And now, mourn not, for a good, fulfilling life,

we are stepping through the garden gate

 into the next adventure."

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BEATRICE STONE

Beatrice Stone, 92, Danville, widow of Jack G. Stone., died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at the Charleston Health Care Center, Danville.

Born April 4, 1922, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and the late Beulah Wilson Lively.

She was a retired Sears employee and was a member of the Episcopal Church.

Survivors include: three sons, Paul Stone, Georgetown, TX, Jack Stone Jr., Murfreesboro, TN, and James Woosley, Winchester, KY; eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Don Woosley.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Winchester.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Trinity Episcopal Church, 320 W Main St, Danville, KY 40422, or to the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 2410 Lexington Rd, Winchester, KY 40391.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

 

 

JULIE MURPHY

Julie Murphy, 49, of Harrodsburg, passed away Thursday October 23, 2014 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Arrangements are pending at this time.

Condolences may be made at www.preston-pruitt.com

 

JEFFERY CARSON

Jeffery Allen Carson, age 39, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, October 20, 2014 at the U.K. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

He is the son of Philip Nichols, Shelbyville and Ruby Sharon Roberts, MI. He was a member of Hebron Baptist Church, Salvisa, and was a truck driver for Republic Services.

He is survived by: his wife, Kelly Louise Brown Carson; TWO sons, J.J. Carson and Ethan Carson, all of Lawrenceburg; daughter, Allesha Carson, Frankfort; sister, Annetta (Brian) Tewinkel, MI; several half-brothers and sisters; mother and father-in-law, Sandra and Steve Brown, Mercer Co.; step mother, Margie Nicholas, Shelbyville.

He was preceded in death by his step dad, Jay Roberts.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. George Dye officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 - 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Casketbearers will be Steve Brown, Randy Downey, Mike Allen, Jesse Terrell, Chad Booth, Bobby McCoun, Richie Sparrow, and Steve Girtley.

 

 STEPHEN CRUCE

Stephen A. Cruce, 63, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born Nov. 11, 1950 in Ft. Benning, GA, he was the son of the late Stephen A. and Freida Onzell Cruce.

He was a Bay West employee and a member of the St. Philips Episcopal Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Melanie Rogers, St. Lawrence, NY; one brother, William (Alice) Cruce of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu Oct 23, 2014)

 

 

 

 

PAULINE DRAKE

Pauline Baker Pike Drake, 74, of Boyle County passed away Thursday October 16, 2014 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born October 11, 1940 in Parksville, she was the daughter of the late Tommy and Hazel Reardon Baker.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She was the preceded in death by her husbands: Donald B. Pike and Clayton Drake; one daughter, Donna Rose Webb; one grandson, Jeremy Lynn Roach; and one great-grandson, Triston Dale Roach; one sister, Martha Rose Young; and one brother: Warren Thomas Baker.

She is survived by: one daughter, Regina (Ralph Jr.) Bays of Parksville; two sons, Gary (Kay) Pike of Mitchellsburg and John (Mary) Pike of Harrodsburg; three brothers: Sammy (Ruby) Baker, Ritchie (Bonnie) Baker and Melvin (the late Judy) Baker all of Parksville; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Sunday, October 19, at the Wilder Funeral Home, Perryville, by Bro’s Ernest Fields, Jr. and Donnie Irvin with burial in the Holt Family Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Matthew and Luke Pike, Mark Webb, Donnie Roach, James Downey and Tom Baker.

Honorary Pallbearers were her granddaughters and Jerry Garcia.

Guestbook@www.wilderfh.com.

     (Note: This obituary was not included in the October 23, 2014 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

THELMA GOURLEY

Thelma Russell Gourley, 92, of Harrodsburg, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville.

Born June 29, 1922 in Ellisburg, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Ollie Qualls Wyatt.

She was a member of Harrodsburg United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husbands: Billy Russell and George Gourley, one son, Billy Gene Wyatt and one daughter: Stella Ann Carr.

Survivors include: three sons, Jerry (Barbara) Russell of Danville, Phillip (Angela) Russell of Junction City and Tony Russell of Harrodsburg; one daughter: Lora (the late Haskel) Crowe of Hustonville; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Monday, October 20, at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, Moreland, by Rev. Garland Hawkins. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

Guestbook@www.wlpruitt.com.

     (Note: This obituary was not included in the October 23, 2014 issue of the Harrodsburg Her-ald)

 

 

RICHARD HALL

Richard Thomas “Ricky” Hall, 48, of Danville, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at his residence. 

Born April 29, 1966, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Charles Kenneth and the late Doris Ann Phillips Hall.

Survivors include one daughter, Andreana Gabrielle Hall; one son, Logan Thomas Hall; one sister, Kristi Brummett and one brother, Michael Timothy Hall, all of Harrodsburg, his fiancé, Stacey Lane of Danville, two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Commonwealth Cancer Center, 520 Techwood Dr., Danville, KY 40422.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Oct 23, 2014)

 

 

 

JAMES KAYS

James Hollis Kays, 84, widower of Lorene Harlow and Wanda Caton, died Friday, Oct.17, 2014 at his residence.

Born Dec. 6, 1929 in Springfield, he was the son of the late Edgar and Mary Emma Burns Kays.

He was a retired account manager for Diversified Specialty Company, was a United States Air Force Veteran, a member of the Baptist Temple in Carrollton, Ohio, attended Grace Baptist Church, was an N.R.A. life member, a 32 degree Mason, a Shriner, and a member of Farm Bureau.

Survivors include one son L. Kevin (Jane) Kays of Peoria, Ariz., three daughters: Joan (Irvin) Love of Somerset, Lannie Hollis Harmon of Harrodsburg and Janet Bolster of Canton, Ohio; two brothers, Bobby H. (Edna) Kays of Doylestown, Ohio and Garnett Marion (Lavone) Kays of Marshallville, Ohio; two sisters, June Ison of Harrodsburg and Helen Patterson of Canyon Lake, Texas; 10 grandchildren and 28 great- grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. David Collier and Bro. Mark King officiating.  Graveside Military Rites will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 at the Westview Cemetery in Carrollton, Ohio.

Visitation is 11 a.m. until the hour of service Thursday, October 23 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Grace Baptist Church, 1057 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY  40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Oct 23, 2014)

 

MARY KNOX

Mary Ilene Knox, 74, of Harrodsburg, wife of Otis Knox, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born May 19, 1940 in Rogers, she was the daughter of the late Shirley and Delphia Reynolds McQuinn was a homemaker, beautician, an employee of Semicon Assoc. of Lexington and a member of the Jesus Christ in Christian Union Church in Burgin.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, include one sister, Betty (Wallace) Booth of Stanton and two brothers, Clemon McQuinn of Middletown and Shirley (Judy) McQuinn Jr. of Loveland, OH.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at Sims Funeral Services with Brother Johnny Hockersmith officiating. Burial was in the Rogers Cemetery in Wolfe County.

Pallbearers were Kent Lawson, Doug Lawson, Kenny Lawson, Chris Knox, Shirley McQuinn and Mike Driskell. Honorary pallbearers were David Knox, Wallace Booth, Keith Helton, Eli Thompson, Tommy Tribble, Danny Humber, Donnie Boyd and Donnie Green.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu Oct 23, 2014)

 

 

 

EUGENE MARQUART

Eugene Marquart, 57, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born July 14, 1957 in Butler, Ind., he was the son of the late David Seth and Helen Lucille (Lower) Marquart.

He served in the National Guard while in Indiana, was a former employee of Toyoda-Gosei Co. in Lebanon and was a member of the Assembly of God in Kendallville, Ind.

Survivors include two brothers, Pastor Mark Marquart of Auburn, Ind. and David Marquart of Spring Arbor, MI; four nieces and one nephew.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu Oct 23, 2014)

 

 

 

 

ANNETTA MOBLEY

Annetta Steele Mobley, 82, of Harrodsburg, widow of Hanly Mobley, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Born Feb. 2, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Steele and Clara Hendren Steele Lykins.

She was a graduate of Harrodsburg High School, was a member of the Cornishville Baptist Church and was retired from Cricketeer Manufacturing.

Survivors include one son, Tony (Brenda) Mobley, of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Carolyn (Darrell) Peavler of Greenwood, Ind.; a twin sister, Loretta (Gene) Hammons of Crestview Hills; one sister, Margaret Steele of Lexington, and one brother Leonard (Patsy) Steele of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law.

She was preceded in death by one son, Terry Wayne Mobley; one daughter, Patricia Ann Mobley; four sisters, Virginia Goldman, Rebecca Dennis, Francis McCormick and Linda Lingenfelter and three brothers, Paul, Clarence and Eugene Steele.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Dean Jones officiating.

Pallbearers were Anthony, Jason, Rick, Joey and Bo Mobley and Ronnie Britton.

Expressions of sympathy made be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Oct 23, 2014)

 

BRENDA MYERS

Brenda Ross Myers, 64 of Danville died Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Danville.

Born July 16, 1950 in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Harlan and Mary Patterson Ross.

Brenda was a former employee of Centre College and a member of the Faith Temple Pentecostal Church where she played the piano. Brenda loved playing the piano and spending time with her family.

Survivors for Brenda include: one daughter, Samantha Goodlett of Harrodsburg; a son and his wife, Matthew and Ivy White of Danville; one brother and his wife, David and Becky Clem of Parksville; one sister Tina Robbins of Indiana, six grandchildren, Thomas (Ann) Ratliff, Ethan, Taylor and Mason White, Tanner and Aaron Goodlett and one great grandson, David Ratliff.

A celebration of life service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, October 23, 2014, Faith Temple Pentecostal Church, with Jolene Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, October 23, 2014, 11 a.m. until time of service on Thursday at the church.

Wilder Funeral Home, Perryville handling services.

You may visit Brenda’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

     (Note: This obituary was not included in the October 23, 2014 issue of the Harrodsburg Her-ald)

 

 

WILLIAM TRAYNER

William Carroll Trayner, 83, of Pompano Beach, Fla., widower of Patsy Wheeler Trayner, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Born Nov. 3, 1930, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late William Loyd and Lillian (Rogers) Trayner.

He was an Army veteran having served in Germany with the 82nd Airborne Division and was retired from IBM.

Survivors include one sister, Linda (Jack) Preston of Harrodsburg; six nephews, Ralph Trayner Jr., Mark Trayner, Ben McMichael, Jeffrey McMichael, John Preston IV, and Damon Preston and one niece, Lisa Wellings.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Ralph Trayner, and one sister, Betty Jo McMichael.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 24 at Spring Hill Cemetery Pavilion with Jeffrey McMichael officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Make A Wish Foundation, 1230 Liberty Bank Lane, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40222.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Oct 23, 2014)