Obituaries for Aug. 17

August 17, 2003

Joan C. Campbell

Joan Carol Long Campbell, 71, of Danville, died Aug. 9.

Born Dec. 4, 1931, in Shamokin, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Lillian Taby Long. She was a retired telemetery technician at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington and was a member of Tates Creek Christian Church in Lexington. She was the widow of Harold L. Campbell.

Survivors include three sons, Charles L. Campbell of Monticello, Harold L. Campbell Jr. of Corbin and Scott A. Campbell of Danville; a brother, Kenneth Long of Pennsylvania; a sister, Eleanor Dent of Pennsylvania; and four grandsons.

A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date.

Pruitt's Funeral Home, Lexington, handled arrangements.

John C. Burton

HARRODSBURG - John Craig Burton, 63, of West Mason Street, Danville, died Saturday at his home.

Born July 10, 1940, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Velma C. and John M. Burton of Harrodsburg.


He was employed by General Cable of Lawrenceburg and was a member of the Danville Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy D. Burton; one son, Jonathan K. Burton of Wyncate, Pa.; two brothers, Glave V. Burton of Harrodsburg and Donald W. Burton of Hustonville; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by his brother, James E. Burton.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Mark West and Gary Story.

Burial will be in the Ebenezer Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and prior to the service on Monday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville.

Russell H. Martin

STANFORD - Russell Harold Martin, 80, of Phillips Court, Stanford, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 14, 1923, in Hoopston, Ill., he was the son of the late Percy W. and Dosa C. Martin.

He was a supervisor of Lincoln County Schools for 18 years, retiring in 1982. He was a teacher at McKinney School for nine years and principal at McKinney High School for nine years. He was a 1941 graduate of McKinney High School, received a master's degree from Eastern Kentucky University, and performed doctorate work at the University of Kentucky. He was a member of the Mason Club, McKinney Ruritan Club, Retired Teachers of Lincoln County, and was a member of the Bastin Quartet.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Ellen Duvall Martin of Stanford; one brother, Ralph E. Martin of Avon, Ind.; and two sisters, Viola M. Long of Mt. Sterling and Edna M. Lewis of Zionsville, Ind.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ross W. Martin and Roy T. Martin; and one sister, Thelma M. Stanley.

Pallbearers will be Jack D. Johnson and the deacons of Stanford Baptist Church.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by Max Hester and Albert Gisler. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to the Lincoln County Educational Fund. (See related story.)

Anna M. McQueary

LANCASTER - Anna Mae McQueary, 99, of Debbie Avenue, died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.

Born Sept. 7, 1903, in Whitesburg, Tex., she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Mahalia Jane Gibson Speake and the widower of Frank McQueary.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Cecil George McQueary and Thomas Eula McQueary.

Survivors include four daughters, Lorraine Oaks of Lancaster, Flora Moberly of Miamisburg, Ohio, Barbara McQueary of Lexington, and Allene Murphy of Covington; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Cemetery.

Visitation is from noon Monday until the time of the funeral.

Clara Turner

HARRODSBURG - Clara Turner, 69, died Saturday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.


Sarah W. Lankford

Services for Sarah Margaret White Lankford, 83, of Perryville, are 2 p.m. today at Perryville United Methodist Church.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

She died Friday at her home.

Born July 23, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Briscoe and Samantha Carpenter White. She was the widow of Vivion Lankford.

She was a retired postal clerk for the Perryville Post Office, serving 20 years. She was a member of Perryville United Methodist Church where she was the pianist for over 50 years. She also taught the young adults' Sunday School Class for 25 years and was the youth counselor for 15 years. She was a 1938 graduate of Perryville High School where she was valedictorian. She attended Centre College and was a 1942 honor graduate at the University of Kentucky, where she earned a degree in commerce. She was also a member of the women's rifle team at UK.

Survivors include a daughter, , Jean Allen Rogers of Danville; a son, Michael Lankford of Perryville; one brother, Allen B. White, Sr. of Perryville; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Clayton and Chadwick Rogers, Allen White, Jr., Roy Milburn, Wes Winchell and Woody Stigall.

Visitation is 8 a.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home and 1 p.m. at Perryville United Methodist Church.

Memorials may go to the Perryville Ministerial Association.

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