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Mercer County Obituaries

 

 

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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EMMA PEAVLER

     Emma Jean Peavler, 88, Harrodsburg, widow of Paul W. Peavler, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at the Harrodsburg Health Care Center, Harrodsburg. 

     Born May 31, 1927, in Mercer Co., she was the daughter of the late Van Robert and Ottie Sebastian Woods Hurst.

     She was a retired seamstress for Cricketeer Mfg. and was a member of the Carpenter's Christian Church.

     Survivors include: one daughter, Shirlene P. Reed of Harrodsburg; two sons, Paul Wayne Peavler of Salvisa, and Steve Peavler of Danville; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by two siblings, Elwood and Roberta Hurst.

     Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Greg Warren.  Burial will follow in Deep Creek Cemetery.

     Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.

     Serving as pallbearers and honorary bearers will be grandchildren, Tony, Jason, and Thomas Peavler, Jennifer Sargent, Todd and Steven Sagracy, Paula Peavley, Helena Elam, Todd Ransdell, Stacy Reister, and Christy Cheek.

     Memorials suggested to Carpenter's Christian Church, 1340 US-127 BYP, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

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

 

PEGGY TARTER

     Peggy Ann Tarter, 78, died Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Harrodsburg Health & Rehab Center in Harrodsburg.

     She was born November 14, 1936 in Russell County to the late Earl A. & Alpha Foley.

     She was a former resident of Russell and Casey Counties.

     She owned & operated Tarter's Grocery in Dunnville, Ky. for over 53 years.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Tarter and two sisters, Lucille and Earlene Foley.

     Survivors include: one sister, Ola Mae (Arnold) Martin, Junction City; one niece: Susan L. Coe, Borden, IN; 3 nephews: Richard E. Coe, Bell County, Ky., Johnny Coe, Russell County and

Roger L. Coe. Madison, AL; five great-nephews; two great-nieces; two great-great-nephews; four great-great nieces and a host of cousins.

     The family chose cremation

     There will be no visitation or funeral service.

     Interment will be in the Antioch Cemetery.

     Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.

 

BARRY BANDY

     Barry Lee Bandy, Harrodsburg, died Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.

     Born September 2, 1970 in Danville, he was the son of Roger D. Bandy of Stanford and Anna Pinkston Bandy of Harrodsburg.

     He was a Wausau Manufacturing Company machine operator, participated in many demolition derby events, liked to hunt, fish play pool and was a member of the Hedgeville Baptist Church.

     Survivors, other than his parents, include: one son, Blake (Kellan Conyers) Bandy of Harrodsburg; several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

     Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Sims Funeral Services by Bro. Derek Baker and Keith Greer with burial in the Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

     Pallbearers will be Scott King, Mark Baker, Cody Linton, Jason Wilson, Tony Tingle, and Michael Lopp.

     Honorary bearers will be Harold Goodlett, Bo Goodlett, Tony Pinkston, Donnie Pinkston, Jim King and Jeff Goodlett

     Visitation will be Wednesday, July 29, from 5 until 8 p.m. and Thursday until the time of service at the funeral home.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the UK Markey Cancer Center, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536.

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

 

GEORGE RONEY

     George “G.W” William Roney, 79, husband of Gloria Press Roney died Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.

     Born July 13, 1936 in Hustonville, Kentucky he was the son of the late Carl and Odie Evelyn Curtsinger Roney.

     Mr. Roney was retired from IBM and was a United States Army Veteran. He served as a deacon at Southland Christian Church and later in life was a member of Highlands Baptist Church. He was an avid fisherman and gardener and taught his grandchildren those traits as well.

     Survivors other than his wife include: two daughters; Michelle (Tony) Roney Jones, Therese (Alan) Bratten; two sons; George “Georgie” Roney III, Carl Herbert (Robyn) Roney; one sister; Joyce Strauss (Jim) Wenneker, nine grandchildren; Jacob Jones, Abigail Jones, David Jones, Caleb Jones, Zachary Bratten, Samuel Bratten, Violet Bratten, Taylor May Roney, Grace Annabelle Roney and five nieces and  nephews.

     Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Hill N’ Dale Christian Church by Pastor Robbie Phillips and Pastor Stephen Humble with burial following in the Lexington Cemetery.

     Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. -8 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2015 at Kerr Brothers – Harrodsburg Rd. and from 10 a.m.-11a.m. at the church Tuesday.

     The family would like to say a special thank you to: Richmond Place staff, Good Samaritan ICU dept & friends of Loudon Square.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to Cardinal Hill Adult Day Health and Lords Legacy Life Ministries.

     Honorary pallbearers include Jim Wenneker, Eugene Southworth and Johnny Roney.

 

MARY VAUGHN

     Mary Ann Vaughn, age 81, Harrodsburg, widow of Thomas L. Vaughn died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the Extended Care Unit - Haggin Hospital, Harrodsburg.

     Born June 24, 1934 in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late George and Corine Dean.

     She was an employee of Cricketeer Mfg. Co. as a press operator, loved to cook, sew and raise flowers and a member of the Centennial Baptist Church.

     Survivors include: one daughter, Juanita Hayes of Harrodsburg; four sons, James (Frances) Elery, Sr. of Harrodsburg, Sylvester (Diana) Young of Louisville, Larry Andrews and Wayne Andrews, both of Harrodsburg; four sisters Betty Black of Murfreesboro, TN, Louise Walker, Carolyn (Willie) Rivera and Christine Edelen all of Harrodsburg and one brother Robert Dean of Harrodsburg; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Other than her parents and husband Mary was preceded in death by three sons, Kenneth Dean, Robert Andrews and Danny Andrews and by two brothers, George Dean and Richard Dean.

     Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, July 27, at the Centennial Baptist Church by Elder J. D. Short III and Bro. Vincent Farris with burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

     Pallbearers will be Lamont Trigg, Robert Dean, Antonio Chenault, Tyrone Dean, Tony Dean, and Leon VanDyke.

     Visitation will be Monday, July 27, from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

     Sims Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

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

 

WILLIAM WASHBURN

     Mr. William David “Dave” Washburn, age 71, of the Mooresville Community of Washington County, passed away at 3:51 p.m., Tuesday, July 21,2015 at the University of Louisville Hospital.

     He was born in Nelson County on July 29, 1943 to the late Leslie Leon and Gertie May Bunch Washburn.

     He was a member of the Bardstown Baptist Church and a farmer.

     Preceding him in death were two grandchildren, Sarah Courtney Hafley and Brandon Isaac Hafley, a sister, Margaret Jewell Jones and five brothers, Bill, Ray, Shirl, Bo and Danny Washburn.

     Survivors include: his wife, Judy Linville Washburn; a son, William David Washburn, II of Springfield; a daughter, Belinda Gillentine of Lebanon; four grandchildren, Rebecca, Leslie, Sarah and Lindsey; three great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Brayden and Hannah; and four sisters, Betty Vineyard of Harrodsburg, Mary Ann Moore (Paul) of Finley, Sue Brummett of Junction City and Judy Parker of Indianapolis, IN.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, July 24th at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Will Sipes, pastor of the Little Union Baptist Church at Fairfield, officiating.

     Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Pat Washburn, Wayne Washburn, Kenny Vineyard, Milton Washburn, Tommy Moore, Ricky Moore, Keith Hafley, Felix Rodrigues and James Bunch.

     Serving as casket bearers will be James Washburn, Billy Washburn, David Humes, Donnie Coomes, Bob Hood and Wesley Wheatley.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

 

 

MARY DEATON

     Mary Elizabeth Deaton, age 58, widow of James Dale Deaton, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the Harrodsburg Health Care Center in Harrodsburg.

     Born June 5, 1957 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Devine Pulliam.

     She was a housewife and a member of Harrodsburg Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness.

     Survivors include: four daughters, Pleasent Deaton, Jennifer (Scottie) Vaughn, Sylvia (Mike) Harris and Jackie Deaton, all of Harrodsburg; five sisters, Wilma (Leon) Darland, of Indiana, Judy (John) Sims, Connie (David) Cheak, Debbie (Bobby) Hurst, and Barbara (Bobby) Deaton, all of Harrodsburg.

     A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Sims Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

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

 

 

 

 

IDA BOWEN

     Ida Mae Bowen, age 91, of Harrodsburg, widow of John Bowen, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at her residence.

     Born October 18, 1923 in Catlettsburg, KY, she was the daughter of the late George and Ella Helms Spurlock.

     She was a homemaker, loved to play bingo and was a member of the Rosehill Baptist Church in Ashland.

     Survivors include: three daughters, Teresa Sagraves of Harrodsburg, Leta Delaney of Lexington and Maria Davis of Nicholasville; two sons, Tony Bowen of Pennsylvania and Terry Bowen of Ashland; one sister, Anna Robinson of West Palm Beach, FL; and one brother, George Spurlock of Pedro, OH; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Other than her parents and husband, Mrs. Bowen was preceded in death by three sons, Bruce Bowen, Harold Bowen and John Bowen, one daughter Elaine Rymer, four brothers Ora, Wilbur, Bill and Charles Spurlock and two sisters, Garnette Hale and Bertha McCarty.

     A gathering of family and friends will be held at 2 pm Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Sims Funeral Services with Bro. Daryl Hahn of Heritage Hospice to speak.

     Sims Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

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

 

LESLIE BISHOP

     Leslie “Les” Bishop, 79, of Salvisa, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Ctr., Frankfort.

     Born June 6, 1936, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Howard Lee and Christine Curtsinger Bishop.

     He was a retired sergeant for the Lexington Police Dept., was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, and was a veteran of the US Marine Corps and member of the Marine Corps League.

     Survivors include: one daughter, Sally (Jeff) Baker, Lexington; two brothers, Don (Virginia) Bishop, Springdale, AK, and Robert (Linda) Bishop, Harrodsburg and two grandsons.

     He was preceded in death by one son, Leslie H. “Chip” Bishop.

     Services will be held at 11 a.m. Fri., July 24, at the Spring Hill Cemetery.

     Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

 

ROBERT CATLETT

     Robert “Bobby” Catlett, 66, Harrodsburg, husband of Rosa Hill Catlett, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

     Born Dec. 1, 1949, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Milton, Jr. and Sarah Kathryn Nichols Catlett.

     He was a member of the Harrodsburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church and served in the Navy Reserve for several years.

     Survivors include: two daughters, Kathryn “Kattie” (Russell) Jenkins and Michelle (Doug) Sims, both of Burgin; one sister, Penny Catlett of Harrodsburg; one brother, Jerry Catlett of Lexington; two stepdaughters, Barbara Griffin of Mooreland and Debbie Cross of Somerset; one stepson, Steve Sears of Mooreland; five grandchildren, six step grandchildren, and two step great-grandchildren.

     A memorial service was held Monday, July 20, with Daryl Catlett officiating.

     Ransdell Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

RUSSELL COLSTON

     Russell Thomas Colston, 41, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Lawrenceburg, husband of Charity Lynn Haeberlin Colston, died Friday, July 17, 2015, at the James B. Haggin Hospital.

     Born Nov. 24, 1973 in Frankfort, he was the son of the late Brenda Evans and Charles Blevins.

     He was a former dump truck driver for Claunch Construction.

     Survivors, in addition to his wife, include: four children, Gaige Colston and Kayla Lunsford, both of Lawrenceburg, Amber and Brodie Colston, both of Harrodsburg; three brothers, Timothy Garlen, Andrew Garlen, Matthew (Amber) Garlen, all of Lawrenceburg and one granddaughter.

     Funeral services were held Monday, July 20, at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Bro. Noal Cotton, Jr. officiating.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the Russell Colston Memorial Fund, c/o Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home, P.O. Box 730, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

CHARLES DENNY

     Charles “Ernest” Denny, 102, husband of widower of Kathleen Perkins Denny, formerly of Burgin died Saturday July 18, 2015, at Lorien Nursing Home near Aberdeen, MD.

     Born July 5, 1913, in Burgin, he was the son of the late Henderson and Beulah Hawkins Denny.

     He was a Burgin High School graduate, employed by the Blue Diamond Coal Company and Oakwood Markets and was a Airborne Forces veteran of World War II.

     He was preceded in by three brothers, Pete, Cecil and H W Denny.

     Survivors include one sister, Lucille Hawthorne of Carrollton, KY; one daughter, Linda (David) DeHart of Aberdeen, MD; one stepdaughter, Peggy Hoover of Newbourgh, IN, two grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

     Funeral services will be held Friday, July 24 at noon with at the O’Neil - Lawson Funeral Home Chapel in Corbin with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating.

     Burial will be at Cumberland Memorial Gardens with military honors.

     Visitation Friday from 11 a.m. until the hour of service.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to Central Baptist Church, Corbin, KY, or Burgin Baptist Church, P.O. Box 266, Burgin, KY 40310.

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

JEANELL DONAHUE

     Jeanell Bernard Donahue, 60, of Salvisa, wife of Michael Paul Donahue, died Thursday, July 16, 2015 at her residence.

     Born April 19, 1955, in Russell Springs, she was the daughter of the late Bobby and Aileen Bernard.

     She formerly worked as a registered nurse.

     Survivors, in addition to her husband, include: three sons, Dylan Smith of Bowling Green, Brendan Smith, serving in the U.S. Marines, and Garret Smith of Bowling Green; one brother, Wilson Bernard of Georgia; and one sister, Deidra Bernard of Russell Springs.

     Memorial services will be planned for a later date.

     Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, is in charge of arrangements. 

     Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.ritchieandpeach.com.

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

MARY HIGDON

     Mary Alice Willett Higdon, 86, Lebanon, passed away on July 16, 2015, surrounded with the love of her children, Jimmy Higdon (Jane) and Bruce Higdon of Lebanon; Lois Roby (Ed), Mary Jo Zipperle, and Pam Doyle (Scott) of Louisville; Dianne Quiroa (Tony) of Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; and Allie Heck (Ron) of Alexandria.

     Higdon was born in Fredericktown, to Claudia Prudence Cusick and Thomas Hershel Willett.

     Additionally, she is survived by siblings, Juanita Lewis of Mackville, Charlie Willett of Lexington, Shirley Woods and Josephine Adams of Louisville, Juanita Reed of Springfield, Wahseka Luckett of Bardstown, and Arvie Mudd of Harrodsburg.

     A Mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 20, at St. Augustine Church with burial in Lebanon Memorial Cemetery.

     Expressions of sympathy may go to Alzheimer's Association or Saint Augustine School in Lebanon.

     Pallbearers were Jim Higdon, Alex Doyle, Adam Zipperle, Matthew Roby, Eric Zipperle, Blake Higdon, Connor Higdon, and Dawson Nagle.

     Funeral arrangements were handled by Bosley Funeral Home in Lebanon.

     (Note: This obituary was not included in the July 23, 2015 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

LUCILLE LESTER

     Lucille Lester, 90, of Harrodsburg, wife of Horace M. Lester, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at her residence.

     Born Jan. 1, 1925, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late James William and Florence (Darland) Jackson.

     She was a retired seamstress for Cricketeer and was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Faith, Hope, and Love Sunday School Class.

     Survivors include: two sons, Darill (Patricia) Lester of Harrodsburg, and David (Debbie) Lester of Weston, Fla.; one sister, Myrtle Britton of Lawrenceburg and five grandchildren.

     Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 23, 2 p.m., at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Wayne Spivey and Robert Defoor officiating. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

     Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral chapel.

     Pallbearers are David Lester Jr., Danny Lester, Tommy Lester, Hunter Lester, Darrin Smith and Dale Taylor.

     Honorary bearers are members of the Faith, Hope and Love Sunday School Class. 

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of one’s choice.

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

JOSEPH QUINN

     Joseph Castleman Quinn, 79, husband of Jean Harlow Wayne Quinn, of Westfield, Ind., died Monday July 13, 2015, at Wellbrook of Westfield.

     Born Feb. 24, 1936 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late David Castleman and Maude Miller Butler Quinn Sr.

     He was a self-employed painter and decorator who had also worked at St. Vincent Hospital.

     Survivors, in addition to his wife, include: two sons, Steven Douglas Quinn of Westfield, Ind., Joseph Isaac Quinn of Carmel, Ind., three daughters, Becky Jean Quinn, Donna Jo Quinn and Pamela Joy Quinn, all of Westfield, Ind.; one brother, Jerry Miller Quinn of Indianapolis, Ind., five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

     He was preceded in death by two brothers, David Quinn Jr. and Robert Quinn and three sisters, Catherine Terhune, Geneva Brack and Jane Proctor.

     Funeral services were held Monday, July 20, 2015 at Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel, Cicero, Ind.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association. 

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

BILLY SCROGHAM

     Services for Billy Keith "Frog" Scrogham, 52 will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday at LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

     A Seymour Indiana native, he currently resided in Lawrenceburg. He died Sunday at the University of Kentucky followed by an accident.

     Survivors include his mother; Betty Howard Scrogham, Lawrenceburg, sisters; Connie Rutherford (Jerry), Lawrenceburg, Sherry Scrogham, London, Pam Glass (Joseph), Harrodsburg, and several nieces and nephews.

     He is preceded in death by his father; Billy Scrogham.

     Contributions may be made to Sparrow Missions, PO Box 4329, Frankfort, KY 40604-4329 or Children's Hospital Foundation, Dept. 86140, P.O. Box 950183, Louisville, KY 40295-0183.

     (Note: This obituary was not included in the July 23, 2015 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

 

GRACE STEELE

     Grace Sallee Steele, 79, wife Donald C. Steele, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

     Born Feb. 13, 1936 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Kyle and Effie Mae Butler Sallee.

     She was retired from Signet Systems and was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church, former member of the Constitution Squares Square Dancing Group and was a homemaker. 

     Survivors, in addition to her husband, include: three sons, Michael Wayne (Rita) Steele, Roger Dale (Kandi) Steele and Brian Douglas (Christy) Steele, all of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

     She was preceded in death by two brothers, Rue E. Sallee and Rodney S. Sallee and four sisters, Mattie West, Sadie Tatum, Anna Whitehouse and Esther Sallee.

     Funeral services were held Sunday, July 19, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the Immanuel Baptist Church Building Fund, 1280 Faulkner Lane, Danville, KY  40422.

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

 

CHARLES VANDERPOOL

     Charles Elliott Vanderpool, 68, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, July 13, 2015.

     Born April 10, 1947, in Buena Vista, he was the son of the late Bruce Joseph and Rosie Ann Goodlett Vanderpool.

     He was an owner/operator of a Herrington Lake boat dock and served in the US Marine Corps.

     Survivors include: one daughter, Kimberly V. Roberson of Tenn.; one brother, Leslie L. Vanderpool of Bryantsville and longtime companion, Pearl M. Sexton of Harrodsburg and one grandchild.

     He was preceded in death by one sister, Jo Ann Vanderpool, two brothers, Robert Bruce “Buster” Vanderpool and William Russell “Toby” Vanderpool.

     A private memorial service held at later date.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to Heritage Hospice.

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)

 

 

 

ANGELLINE WILLIAMS

     Angelline Williams, 94, of Harrodsburg, widow of Eldon Ray Williams died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care.

     Born Sept. 18, 1920 in Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late James David and Lyda O’Bryan Nimmo.

     She was a retired employee of Hansley Mills in Paris, where she worked as a presser and was a member of the Burgin Baptist Church.

     Survivors include: two sons, Robert Ray (Jane) Williams of Harrodsburg and David Elroy (Judy) Williams of Sadieville.

     She was preceded in death by one daughter, Joyce Ann Williams, one son, Billy K. Williams and one brother, Robert Arbie Nimmo.

     Funeral services will be held, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Carl McRay officiating. Burial will be in the Burgin Memorial Gardens.

     Pallbearers will be Steve Williams, Rusty Williams, Dewayne Williams, David Lee, Cindy Turner and Angela Rae Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be great-grandchildren and Cecil Webb.

     Visitation will be after 11 a.m. until the time of service at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to Heritage Hospice.

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

(HH Thu Jul 23, 2015)