Virginia Kennedy, 93, of 404 West Factory Street, died Wednesday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
Born June 26, 1909 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Edwards Kennedy and Sara Francis Tyler Kennedy.
She graduated from Dunbar High School, Lexington, in 1929 and was a cook and nurses aide at Eastern State Hospital in Lexington.
She was a member of St. Peter AME Church where she served as deaconess, steward, a member of the senior choir and stewardess board. She organized the pastor friendship club and prepared the latest history of St. Peter AME Church.
Survivors include: one nephew, Rev. James Foster Reese, Cherry Hill, NJ; three great-nephews, Ronnie White, Lexington, James Reese, Lewiston, MA and Foster Reese, Simsbury, CT; one great-niece, Mildred Ann McNeill, Avon, CT and several great-great-nephews and nieces.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 14, at St. Peter AME Church with Bro. Jason Curry officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Buford Logue, 81, Larue Street, died Sunday, December 15, 2002 in Mercer County.
Born January 2, 1921 in Mercer County he was the son of the late Jessie T. and Bertha Wilham Logue.
He served as a Staff Sergeant with the U. S. Army during World War II in the South Pacific, was a retired rural mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service, was a member of Bruner’s Chapel Baptist Church, was an avid UK basketball fan, liked gardening and enjoyed farming.
Survivors include: his wife, Edith Claunch Logue, Harrodsburg; one daughter, Rosetta Logue (Eddie) Carey, Mercer County; three grandchildren; Johnny (Shelly) Cox, James Carey and Stacy Carey, all of Mercer County; two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Ovie Davis, and four brothers, Virgil, Gilvie D., Jewell and Ralph Logue.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 17, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Reed officiating. Burial with military rites was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were John Cox, James Carey, Kermit Logue, J. W. Logue, Eugene Logue and J. T. Logue. Honorary bearers were Jackie Springate, Billy Grider, Carlos Lester, Edwin Elliott, Marsdon Lake, Eugene Mayes, Edwin Freeman and John Peavler.
Clifford Lowe, 93, of 444 Rose Hill Lane, died Friday, December 13, 2002 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born March 21, 1909 in Scott County, TN he was the son of the late L. L. and Nancy Mae Norris Lowe. He was the widower of Ruth Muse Lowe.
He was a retired foreman for Kentucky Utilities and was a member of Bruner’s Chapel Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was ordained as a deacon in the Burgin Baptist Church.
Survivors include: two sons, Leland (Nancy) Lowe, Parrish, FL, and Larry (Margaret) Lowe, Harrodsburg; two daughters, Nancy (Bob) Royalty, Burgin, and Sue (David) Easton, Warsaw; one brother, Robert Lowe, Versailles; one sister, Gertrude Milton, Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Warren Lowe, and a sister, Christine Baker.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 17, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, with Jack Geurin and Mike Hamby officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bobby Royalty Jr., Darryl Royalty, Marsha Gay Erwin, Kelly Lowe, Terrell Royalty, Gary Royalty, Chris Lowe and Angie Lowe.
Memorials are suggested to Gideons International, PO Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.
Geneva Sanders, 75, of Perryville, died Monday, December 16, 2002 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born November 7,1927 in Cherbourg, France, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Marie Connefray LeJuene.
She came to the United States of America in 1946. She was a retired employee of Palm Beach in Danville where she worked for thirty years.
She was a member of Perryville Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Sue Garrison Sunday School Class.
She enjoyed knitting and was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary 301 American Legion in Perryville.
Survivors include: her husband, J. C. Sanders, Perryville; one son, Edward William Roach, Lexington; one stepson, James Calvin Sanders, Jr., Nicholasville; two daughters, Margoria Madeliane Bottoms, Perryville, and Sylvia Ann Garrett, Harrodsburg; three stepdaughters, Peggy Norman, Nicholasville, Donna Lee Davis, Wilmore, and Marsha Taylor; Burgin; one brother, Jacques LeJuene, France; three sisters, Huegette Senet, Marcelle Bellengar and Madelien Colinut, all of France; three grandchildren, 13 step grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Marie Lucy Walls and Marlene Louise Bargas, and one grandchild.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 18, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Estes and Dr. Kenneth Whitehouse officiating. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery, Danville.
Pallbearers were Brent Sanders, Bruce Sanders, Stanley Sanders, Roy Lee Sanders, Jr., Ronnie Bottoms Jr. and Jeff Hildebrandt. Honorary bearers were members of the Sue Garrison Sunday School Class.
Sarah Amanda Thompson, 94, formerly of Mercer County, died, Sunday, December 15, 2002 in Tampa, FL.
She was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Minnie Bruner Votaw.
She was a member of Temple Crest Baptist Church in Tampa.
Survivors include: one brother, Paul (Bessie) Votaw; two sons, Johnny (Sue) Thompson, Versailles, and Billy (Ruby) Thompson, Tampa, FL; seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and two cousins in Harrodsburg, Velma Patterson and Ressie Bailey.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m Saturday, December 21, in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Lexington. Arrangements are in charge of Blackhurst Ward Funeral Home in Versailles is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Jack “J. B.” Trisler, 79, of Cary, IL, died Sunday, December 15, 2002 at his home in Cary.
Born August 18, 1923 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Stallard and Ela Stofer Trisler.
He was an army veteran of World War II and had retired from Outer East Drive Building.
Survivors include: his wife, Margaret Scanlon Trisler; two daughters, Valeria and Lara; and one son, Tim, all of Cary, IL; two sisters, Margaret Haag and Louise Huffman, and one brother, James Trisler, all of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Marchialette.
He will be buried in Cary, IL. There will be a memorial service in Harrodsburg at a later date.
Douglas Laws Post #52, American Legion, Post #6935, VFW and DAV Post #54 conducted military rites for Roy Eskridge at Spring Hill Cemetery on December 12, 2002.
Those attending were Kris Stines, Joe Harlow, Howard H. Howells, Tom Denny, Tom Rappleye, Curtis Sherrow and James Tewmey.
Representing the US Army were 2LT Andrew Hubbard, and SSG Reginald Carr.
Jerry Freeman served as bugler.
Douglas Laws Post #52, American Legion, Post #6935, VFW and DAV Post #54 conducted military rites for Archie Feeback at Burgin Memorial Garden on December 12, 2002.
Those attending were James Tewmey, Joe Harlow, Lucian Landers, Kyle Pankey, Howard H. Howells, Preston Burgin and Tom Rappleye.
Representing the US Navy were PN1 Tom Howard and YN1 Kathy George.
Zenah Teater III served as bugler.
Julia C. Drury, 87, of 1327 Bohon Road, died Thursday, December 19, 2002 at her residence.
Born August 23, 1915 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Oliver S. and Catheryne Elizabeth Prather Crouch.
She was a homemaker and a member of Bohon Christian Church.
Survivors include: her husband, Ansel E. Drury, Harrodsburg; two sons, Gerald Drury and David E. (Sharry) Drury, both of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren, two step grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one step great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, R. C., Hobert, Paul, Oliver Jr., and Raymond Crouch, and three sisters, Aileen Barnett, Sussie Verahelle and Parale Hood.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 22, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Leonard Price and Danny Sallee officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Carroll Drury, Patrick Drury, Derrick Drury, Julie D. Gooch, Kelly D. McGinnis and Dana D. Bottom. Honorary bearers were Terry Steel, Bill and Gary Sanford, David and Charlie Baker, Curtis Sherrow, Ed King, Billy Gaunce, Gordon West, Glenn Drury and great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the Bohon Christian Church.
Robert “Bobby” Reynolds, 64, of Danville, died Wednesday, December 18, 2002 in Danville.
Born December 12, 1938 in Washington County, he was the son of Rozelle Padgett Edwards of Perryville, and the late Robert Reynolds.
He was a retired employee of Sylvania in Versailles, and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Louise Reynolds, Danville; two sisters, Brenda Bash and Ruth Ann Hardwick, both of Danville, and one brother, Ruel Reynolds, Perryville.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 21, at Wilder Funeral Home, Perryville. Burial was in Beech Grove Cemetery in Washington County.
Pallbearers were Clay Hardwick, Chris and Terry Reynolds, Donnie Smothers, Terry Occorcut and Billy Ray Semones.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Elisabeth S. Hamp, 94, of Manistee, MI, died Sunday, December 29, 2002 at the Manistee County Medical Care Facility.
Born June 7, 1908 in St. Louis, MO, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Alwine (Ravens) Spooner. She was the widow of LeRoy R. Hamp.
She was a graduate of Wheaton College with a double major in math and organ. She was an organist and taught piano and organ privately. She had been the organist for numerous protestant churches in Illinois.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, the American Guild of Organists and the Association of Anglican Musicians.
Survivors include: one son, John Hamp, Bear Lake, MI; four daughters, Maribeth Miles, Chicago, IL, Ellen (John) Adams, Bear Lake, MI, Judith Parker, Interlochen, MI and Priscilla (K. C.) Ogata, Arcadia; 17 grandchildren, including Helen Elisabeth “Bitsy” Ogata-Eckler of Harrodsburg, and 17 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Macafee and two great grandchildren, Amy Elisabeth Hamp and Albert Baugher IV.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Manistee, MI with Rev. Celine Burke officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Township Cemetery.
Johnson Funeral Home, Manistee, MI, is in charge of arrangements.