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Miscellaneous Grant County, Kentucky Obituaries
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Virgil Duncan, 74
Virgil Louis Duncan, 74, of Crittenden died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000 at St. 
Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood. 
He was a retired truck driver for the J. H. Stewart and Son Trucking Co. 
in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a Navy veteran of World War II. 
Survivors include one son, Joe Duncan of Florida; one daughter, Jeria 
Louis Duncan of Ohio; and four grandchildren. 
Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry 
Ridge. 
Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery in Dry Ridge. 

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Nancy Humes, 74
Nancy Young Humes, 74, of Williamstown died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000 at St. 
Elizabeth Hospice in Covington. 
She was born in Eubank, a daughter of the late Charlie and Cora Lay Young. 
She was a former machine operator for Arvin Industries in Franklin, Ind., and a 
member of Mason Baptist Church. 
Survivors include one son, Raymond Denney of Copperas Cove, Texas; one daughter, 
Brenda Sue Hunt of Illinois; two sisters, Mary Emerick of Indianapolis, Ind., 
and Sally Smith of Science Hill; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; 
and a companion of 30 years, Charles R. Thomas. 
Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in 
Williamstown. Rev. Ronnie Angell officiated. 
Burial was in Williamstown Cemetery, 
Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Medical Center-Grant County, 238 Barnes 
Rd., Williamstown, Ky. 41097. 

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Charles Kinman, 67
Charles L. Kinman, 67, of Dry Ridge died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000 at his home. 
He was born in Holbrook, a son of the late Johnie Washington and Elzora Stewart 
Kinman. 
He was the owner of Kinman Construction Co. and a member of Knoxville Baptist 
Church in Dry Ridge. 
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Caroleen Caldwell Kinman; two sons, 
Nelson Kinman and Danny Kinman, both of Florence; two daughters, Karen Kinman 
of Louisville and Kathy Mullins of Crittenden; three brothers, Harold W. Kinman 
of Florence, Herman A. Kinman of Jonesville and William J. Kinman of Independence; 
an aunt, Lena Raisor of Williamstown; and three grandchildren. 
Funeral services were held Oct. 3 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. 
Rev. Dwight Parker and Rev. Kelly Kennedy officiated. 
Burial was in Williamstown Cemetery. 
Memorials are suggested to Knoxville Baptist Church, Fairview Road and Knoxville-
Portland Road, Dry Ridge, Ky. 41035; or Concord Baptist Church, Golds Valley Road, 
Jonesville, Ky. 41052. 

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Jena Pence, 72
Jean A. Pence, 72, of Dry Ridge died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000 at St. Luke Hospital 
West in Florence. 
He was born in Covington, a son of the late Cecil and Mattie Turner Pence. 
He was a former Sgt. 1st Class in the U.S. Army. 
He was preceded in death by a son, James Pence, in 1972. 
Survivors include his wife, Jeannie Wentworth Pence; one son, John Pence of Orlando, 
Fla.; three daughters, Janet Conrad of Dry Ridge, Sharon Cox of Lexington and Mary 
Pence of Piner; one brother, Cecil Pence of Walton. 
Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. 
Rev. Sandra E. Stone officiated. 
Burial was in Evergreen Memory Gardens in Lexington. 
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, 8899 Brookside Ave., 
West Chester, Ohio 45069. 

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James Perkins, 36
James David Perkins, 36, of Richmond died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000 in Winchester. 
He was born in Owen County, the son of the late Louis James and Edna Deusterhoff 
Perkins. 
He was an employee of the Winchester Coating Co. in Winchester and a member of 
Owenton First Baptist Church. 
Survivors include five sisters, Shirley Perkins of Valparaiso, Ind., Barbara 
Cammack of Jonesville, Kathryn Vassallo of Baltimore, Md., Joyce Lyons of 
Bethlehem and Mary Cammack of Villa Hills. 
Funeral services were held Sept. 29 at McDonald Funeral Home in Owenton. Rev. 
Jim Craigmyle officiated. 
Burial was in the Owenton IOOF Cemetery. 
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 6612 Dixie Highway, Suite 
A-2, Florence, Ky. 41042. 

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JoAnn Thomas, 59
JoAnn Thomas, 59, of Williamstown died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000 at her home. 
She was a homemaker. 
Survivors include one son, Charles Thomas of Williamstown; one daughter, Beatrice 
Louise Chappell of Dry Ridge; one brother, Ray Coleman of Williamstown; four 
sisters, Jean Akins and Emma Follmer, both of Dry Ridge, Cardinis Carlisle and 
Sandra Coleman, both of Williamstown; and three grandchildren. 
Funeral services were held Sept. 20 at Linnemann Funeral Home in Covington. 
Burial was in Highland Cemetery in Ft. Mitchell. 
Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice. 

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Robert D. Antrobus, 52
Robert D. Antrobus, 52, of Williamstown, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000. 
He was a farm laborer and a member of the Roanoke Christian Church. He was also 
a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam. 
Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Stortz of Southgate, Ky. and one brother, 
Randy Antrobus of Verona, Ky. 
Visitation and funeral services were held on Oct. 17 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral 
Home in Williamstown. 
Memorials are suggested to the St. Elizabeth Hospice. 

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Leroy H. Elliott, 70
Leroy H. Elliott, 70, of Dry Ridge died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000 at St. Elizabeth 
Medical Center South in Edgewood. 
He was born in Courta, Ga., a son of the late Roy Howard and Essie Burdett 
Elliott. 
He was a retired technician for Schneller Heating and Air Conditioning in Amelia, 
Ohio, and an Army veteran of the Korean War. 
Survivors include three sons, Leston L. Elliott of Milford, Ohio, Earl Elliott 
of Amelia, Ohio, and Paul D. Elliott of New Richmond, Ohio; three daughters, 
Geraldine Henson of Hamersville, Ohio, Virginia Ann Adams of Berry and Vicky D. 
Crawford of New Richmond, Ohio; his fiancee, Ellen Clemons of Dry Ridge; one 
stepson, Dan R. Clemons of Dry Ridge; one stepdaughter, Michelle Clemons of 
Dry Ridge; four brothers, Jimmy Elliott of Covington, Charles Elliott of 
Corbin, J. T. Elliott of Warsaw and Robert Elliott of Williamstown; five sisters, 
Frances Hess of Felicity, Ohio, Millie Conrad of Dry Ridge, Audrey Faye Turner 
of Union and Brenda Roland of Warner Robbins, Ga.; 22 grandchildren and 21 
great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services were held Oct. 12 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in 
Williamstown. Rev. E. T. Tapper officiated. 
Burial was in Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. 
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 6612 Dixie Highway, 
Suite A-2, Florence, Ky. 41042.

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William Crotty, 80
William Timothy Crotty, 80, of Falmouth died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000 at St. 
Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood. 
He was a tobacco and beef cattle farmer in Pendleton County and was active in 
the National Farmers Organization. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church 
and the Holy Name Society of the church in Falmouth as well as the United 
Kentucky Bank of Pendleton County. He was an Army veteran of World War II, 
having served in Germany. 
Survivors include his wife, Eileen Cavanaugh Crotty; four sons, Timothy Crotty 
of Loveland, Ohio, James Crotty of Crittenden, Martin Crotty and Kerry Crotty, 
both of Falmouth; two daughters, Ellin Crotty of Dayton, Ohio, and Chrysteen 
Graf of Williamsburg, Ohio; one brother, Patrick Crotty of Crestview Hills; two 
sisters, Collette Daugherty of Fort Mitchell and Julie Landry of Arlington, 
Texas; and nine grandchildren. 
Mass of Christian burial was held Dec. 6 at St. Francis Xavier Church in Falmouth. 
Burial was in the St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery. 
Memorials are suggested to the church. 

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Ruth Landrum, 93
Ruth Ramsey Landrum, 93, of Williamstown, formerly of Dry Ridge, died Friday, 
Dec. 1, 2000 at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown. 
She was a retired school teacher for the Grant County Board of Education and was 
the former owner/operator of Landrum's Dry Goods Store in Dry Ridge. She was a 
member of Dry Ridge Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Landrum, in 1975. 
Survivors include two nephews, four nieces, eight great-nephews, four great-
nieces, five great-great-nephews and six great-great-nieces. 
Funeral services were held Dec. 5 at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry Ridge. 
Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery in Dry Ridge. 
Memorials are suggested to the Dry Ridge Baptist Church Children's Department, 
19 Broadway, Dry Ridge, Ky. 41035. 

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Charles Lawrence, 62
Charles Alexander Lawrence, 62, of Crittenden died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000 at his 
home. 
He was a former security guard for Equitable Bag in Florence and an Army veteran 
of the Korean War. 
Survivors include one brother, Burrell Lawrence of Crittenden; five sisters, 
Fredi McClure of Mount Zion, Virginia Chapman of Walton, Iva Baxter and Thelma 
Connelly, both of Crittenden, and Brenda Fay of Taylor Mill. 
Funeral services were held Dec. 4 at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry Ridge. 
Burial was in the Goshen Christian Church Cemetery in Piner. 
Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice. 

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Ronald Phillips, 71
Dr. Ronald E. Phillips, 71, of Shelbyville, Ind., formerly of Lexington, died 
Friday, Dec. 1, 2000 at his home. 
He was born in Williamstown, a son of the late Stanley Y. and Alberta Hasank 
Phillips. 
He retired from the University of Kentucky in 1993 as professor of agronomy 
following a 34-year career in the U.K. College of Agriculture. He was a member 
of the American Society of Agronomy, the Soil Science Society of America and 
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Shelbyville. He was an Army veteran of the Korean 
War. 
Phillips receive the University of Kentucky Research Foundation Award in 1970 
and the Thomas Poe Cooper Research Award in 1971. He was named a Fellow in the 
American Society of Agronomy in 1974, a Fellow in the Soil Science Society of 
America in 1976 and served as a member of the Editorial Board of Soil Science 
Society of America Journal 1971-73, was a former director of Soil Society of 
America, former director of the American Society of Agronomy. He was also named 
Outstanding Educator of America in 1975. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Susan Conrad Phillips, in 1975. 
Survivors include one son, Gregory Conrad Phillips of Las Cruces, N.M.; two 
daughters, Rhonda Ann Schofner of Edinburgh, Ind., and Barbara Sue McAnany of 
Wilmington, Del.; two brothers, Clyde Walter Phillips of Glencoe and Charles 
Ray Phillips of Dry Ridge; two sisters, June Delores Lea of Shelbyville, Ind., 
and Betty Ann Wegener of Dry Ridge; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Funeral services were held Dec. 5 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. 
Rev. Larry Lee Jones and Dr. Robb Barlow officiated. 
Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery in Dry Ridge. 
A memorial fund will be set up at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
at a later date.

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