Obituaries for Aug. 14

August 14, 2003

Montie C. Elliott

LIBERTY - Montie Carr Elliott, 99, of Beech Street died today at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Dustin Herbert

LANCASTER - Dustin William Allen Herbert, 3-week-old son of George and Sherry Gray Herbert of Lancaster, died Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

William L. Huffman

LANCASTER - William Lesley Huffman, 68, of Lancaster died Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington.

Born March 2, 1935, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late William and Frances Duncan Huffman. He was a retired cab driver and had been a newspaper carrier for The Advocate-Messenger with a route in Lincoln County.


Survivors include his wife, Ruth Huffman; a son, William Danny Huffman of Cincinnati; three daughters, Linda G. Jacob and Cathy Jacob, both of Cincinnati, and Lisa H. Boyd of Lancaster; four brothers, William A. Huffman Jr. of Kingston, Tenn., James L. Huffman of North Carolina, Harold Huffman of Hamilton, Ohio, and Charles Wesley of Georgia; three sisters, Janice Huffman, Jean Huffman and Vedra Mae Huffman, all of Danville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. B.J. Taylor. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday.


John R. Lynch

Services for John R. Lynch, 78, of Old Lexington Road will be 2 p.m. Friday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church by the Revs. Ralph Beiting and Jim Rucker. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 24, 1924, in Danville, he was the son of the late Daniel J. and Lucille Donahue Lynch. He was a farmer, founder of Danville Industrial Inc. and a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Read Lynch; a son, John R. Lynch Jr. of Danville; a stepson, Read Baierlein of Garrard County; a daughter, Lucille Donahue Lynch of Sunnyvale, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Nancy Childers of Stanford and Betsy Baierlein of Danville; a brother, Dan Lynch of Danville; two sisters, Rita Decker of Duneden, Fla., and Lucille Mudd of Louisville; a grandchild; six stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Mike, Steve, Hugh and David Lynch and Paul and Charlie Mudd.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today with a prayer service at 8 p.m. at Stith Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to St. Jude Mission Fund, Route 5, Box 1083, Louisa, Ky. 41230.

James Allen

LANCASTER - Services for Ralph James "Whitey" Allen, 59, of Paint Lick will be 2 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Harvey Spry.

Burial will be in Day Cemetery.

He died Monday at his home.

Born Aug. 20, 1943, in Magoffin County, he was the son of Ressie Joseph Allen of Paint Lick and the late Roscoe Allen.

He was a retired farmer and construction worker.

Other survivors include three sons, James R. Allen of Paint Lick, Jimmy Wagers of Ohio and Johnny Ollinger of Lexington; two daughters, Doris Volk of Crab Orchard and Mary Alice Wagers of Ohio; two sisters, Juanita Blair of Stanford and Freda Shilot of Kenova, W.Va.; and nine grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Kenny and David Allen, Wayne and Allen Day, Jim Hamill, Joey Blair and Steven Stiles.

Honorary pallbearers are Harold and Emery Day.

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