Earl D. Hawthorne, 50, of Boone Street, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.
Born December 10, 1949 in Anderson County, he was the son of the late J. T. and Beatrice Royalty Hawthorne.
Survivors include: three aunts; Effie Royalty and Hazel Davenport, Harrodsburg, and Mary Evelyn Royalty of Mercer County; two uncles, Bobby Royalty, Mercer County, Herman Royalty, Dayton, OH.
Graveside services were held Saturday, June 3, at Spring Hill Cemetery by Bro. Fred Knickerbocker.
Pallbearers were Jerry Snow, Keith Casey, Wally Bottoms, Jody Huffman, Johnny Dean, Joe Burton and Mike Royalty.
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Maxine F. Anness, 74, of 741 E. Lexington St., died Sunday, June 4, 2000 at Haggin Memorial Extended Care.
Born August 16, 1925 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Gladys Chilton Foster.
She was a retired beautician and former owner of Charm Beauty Shop in Stanford.
She was a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church.
Survivors include: her husband, Henry T. Anness, Harrodsburg; one son, Thomas E. (Laura) Anness, Harrodsburg; three daughters, Mrs. Harold (Audrey) Lester, Harrodsburg, Mrs. Ronnie (Gloria) Clark, Georgetown, and Mrs. Dan (Brenda) Jeffries, Newburg, IN; one brother, Arthur Foster, Richmond; eight grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: one brother, Willard Foster; one sister, Lorraine Heindl; one grandchild, Jonathan Anness.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 7, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with David Hartman and Mark Girard officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Todd Nolloth, Ronnie Clark, Thad Lester, Derek Lester, Chris Jeffries, Bret Anness, Todd Dean and Mike Goad. Honorary bearers were members of the Bethany Sunday School Class of the Harrodsburg Christian Church.
Memorials are suggested to the Harrodsburg Christian Church, the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church or the Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Lucille Frances Robinson, 83, of Punta Gorda, FL, died June 5, 2000 at the home of her daughter in Hendersonville, TN.
Born September 27, 1917 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Hughes and Lucinda Terhune Horn.
She was a retired school teacher, having taught in the school systems of Harrodsburg and Cincinnati, OH.
She had served as treasurer of the First Christian Church of Punta Gorda, FL and was a member of the Murdock Christian Church in Port Charlotte, FL, where she served as assistant treasurer. She was also treasurer of the church's Son Servants seniors outreach group.
Survivors include: her husband, John A. Robinson, Punta Gorda, FL; one daughter, Patricia Gaskins, Hendersonville, TN; one sister, Kathleen Vivian Chester, Punta Gorda, FL; three brothers, Robert Hughes Horn and William Neal Horn, both of Punta Gorda, and Lee Currey Horn, Cincinnati; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral services were held at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel Wednesday, June 7, 2000 at 3:30 p.m. by Rev. Dwight Elam. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Memorial gifts are suggested to the Murdock Christian Church, 17500 Elmwood Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33948.
Mary Adeline Staunton, 89, of Livonia, MI, formerly of Mercer County, died Sunday, June 4, 2000, at the Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI.
She was the widow of John Joseph Staunton.
A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 9, at the St. Andrew Catholic Church by Fr. Joseph Muench. Burial will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery, Salvisa.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.
Georgia Mae Weldon, 58, of Sellersburg, IN, died Monday, May 29, 2000.
She was the daughter of Nellie Watts of Harrodsburg and the late Raymond Watts Sr.
Survivors include: two daughters, Connie Roberts and Dena Broadus; one son, Steve Weldon; two brothers, Kenny and Raymond Watts; four sisters, Beverly Griffin, Mary Baker, Viola Baker and Ruby Chambers; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by: one grandson, David Tobin; two brothers, Iva and Ronnie Watts; two sisters, Juanita Byrd and Thelma Stevens.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 2 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg, IN.
Silas Anthony Yoder, 15 months old, drowned near Tremonton, UT, Friday, June 2, 2000.
Born February 25, 1999 in Costa Rica, he was the son of Titus and Gladys Yoder of Costa Rica.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: paternal grandparents, Galen and Freda Yoder; maternal grandmother, Romona Vega; three brothers, Simon, Stanley and Sanford Yoder; one sister, Susanna Yoder; all of Costa Rica.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 7, at Mercer Bible Fellowship, by Leroy Yoder and Joni Shetler. Burial was in the Mercer Bible Fellowship Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Antonio Suarez, Merlin Miller, Stephen Yoder and Loren Swartzentruber.
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.
Bobby Stuart Nevius, 52, of 834 Rosewood, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born May 28, 1948, he was the son of Ophelia D. Preston Nevius of Harrodsburg and the late John C. (Jay) Nevius.
He was a forklift operator for thirty years at Modine, a member of Joseph Chapel United Methodist Church, a former basketball coach at the YMCA and a former youth league coach at the Mercer County Schools.
He was a US Army veteran of Vietnam where he earned a bronze star.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Wanda Huffman Nevius, Harrodsburg; one son, Bryan Stuart Nevius, Mercer County; one step son, Dustin Keith Hurlbert, Mercer County; one step daughter, Amber Michelle Powell, Mercer County; one brother, George William (Billy) Nevius, Harrodsburg; one sister, Mrs. Juanita Catherine Ball, Harrodsburg; four grandchildren.
Funeral services held Saturday, June 10, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Buddy Coleman officiating. Burial with military honors was held in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Phillip Blackburn, Larry Taylor, Lloyd Pickett, Jerry Coleman, Bob Miller and Bill McGlone. Honorary bearers were Raymond Preston, Randy Preston, Gary Preston, Danny Preston, Darrell Preston, Davis Nevius, James Lawson, and his nieces and nephews.
Mary Adeline Sallee Staunton, 89, of Livonia, MI, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, June 4, 2000 at the Botsford Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI.
Born March 15, 1911 in KY, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary Roberts Sallee. She was the widow of John Joseph Staunton.
She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Priscilla Catholic Church in Livonia.
Survivors include: one daughter, Mrs. Stephen (Carol) A. Garcher, Livonia, MI; one sister, Fatima Watson, Livonia; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A prayer service was held Thursday, June 8, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel and a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 9, at the St. Andrew Catholic Church by Fr. Joseph Muench. Burial was in the Ebenezer Cemetery.
Jeffrey Lynn Bart, 44, of 529 Radcliff Road, Lexington, died Monday, June 5, 2000 at the Tri-County Baptist Hospital in LaGrange.
A native of Wilmington, OH, he was the son of the late James W. and Anna Lee Bart.
Survivors include: one son, Emmanuel Bart; two sisters, Wanda Lawson and Jacqueline Bart; two brothers, James Warner (Carolyn) Bart, JR., and James William Bart.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 11, at Little Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Yates officiating. Burial was in Robinson Road Cemetery.
O. L. Hughes and Sons Mortuary, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.
Katherine Sampson Sallee, 69, of 1937 Parkers Mill Rd., Lexington, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born in Lincoln County, June 14, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Robert Pietts and Sallie Chesnut Sampson.
She was a member of Gardenside Baptist Church, Eastern Star and Bluegrass Insurance Women’s Club.
She was an employee of H. & R. Block for 10 years, a certified professional insurance woman, a graduate of Rose Hill High School and attended Centre College.
Survivors include: her husband, Billy Sallee; two daughters, Susan S. Gillespie and Kathy J. Sallee, all of Lexington; four sisters, Pauline Holloway, South Lebanon, OH, Eileen Lester and Dorotha Lawson, both of Harrodsburg, Ann Baugh, Versailles; one half-sister Elaine Clark, Bellevue; one brother, Robert (Barbara) Sampson Jr., South Lebanon, OH; two half-brothers, William (Wanda) and Lynn McQueen, both of OH.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 14, at W. R. Milward Mortuary-Southland with Rev. James E. Heard officiating. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.
Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospital Transportation Fund, 326 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY 40508 or American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Dr., Lexington, KY 40508, or charity of one’s choice.
James E. Royalty, 76, of 403 Marsailles Road, Versailles, died Monday, June 12, 2000 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born March 27, 1924 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Fred Thomas and Della Baxter Adkinson Royalty.
He worked as a millwright for General Electric in Lexington and was a member of Palamore Baptist Church.
He served in the US Navy from December 8,1943 to April 30, 1946 and received the Victory Medal, American Area Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon.
Survivors include: his wife, Mary Ann Royalty, Versailles; one son, Jerry (Betty) Royalty, Richmond; two daughters, Patricia Haertel, and Susie (Roger) Maybrier, both of Versailles; two sisters, Leola (Harold) Peavler, and Doris (J. T.) Robinson, both of Louisville; six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Dr. Tom Mobley and Rev. James Mobley officiating. Burial will be in the Cornishville Christian Cemetery with military rites.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers and honorary bearers will be grandchildren.
Visitation from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel.