Obituaries for Aug. 21

August 21, 2003

Flonnie Byrd

HARRODSBURG - Flonnie Byrd, 78, of Harrodsburg died Thursday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Wayne Crawley

STANFORD - Wayne Crawley, 59, of Ky. 1781, Waynesburg, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Laura Devine

HARRODSBURG - Laura Devine, 80, of Harrodsburg died Wednesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Fred J. Parsons

LANCASTER - Fred J. Parsons, 49, of Berea died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


John T. Penman

LANCASTER - John Thomas Penman, 69, of Richmond Road died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Elizabeth Penman. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Cloa Saunders

Cloa Saunders, 91, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday in Huntsville, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


Mary Arnold

Services for Mary Arnold, 99, of East Main Street, formerly of Washington, D.C., will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Kyle Hite. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born March 6, 1904, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Roy M. and Willie Wigham Arnold. She was a real estate agent in Washington and Maryland with the Burr, Morris and Pardoe Agency. She was a member of The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C., and Captain John McKinley Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution in Lexington.

Arnold was a graduate of Danville High School and Georgetown College. She began her career as an elementary teacher in Fort Thomas in the late 1920s and was employed as a cruise ship director in the 1930s. During World War II, she moved to Washington, D.C., to work for the War Department and remained there until she returned to Danville about 15 years ago.

Survivors include a brother, Roy W. Arnold of Danville; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Doug, Ernie, Joe, Douglas Jr., Arnold and Wigham Arnold.

Visitation will be after 10:30 a.m. Saturday

Memorials may go to The Presbyterian Church.

Velva S. Genton

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Velva Bee Simpson Genton, 84, of Norwood, Ohio, will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Anthony Genton. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

She died Aug. 13 in Ohio.

Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Friday.

J.T. Walton

LANCASTER - Services for J.T. "Jake" Walton, 90, of Marksbury Avenue will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bryce McCulley and Gary Story. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at his home.

Born Feb. 6, 1913, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Robie and Mamie Huffman Walton. He was a retired farmer and a member of Lancaster Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Elam Walton; four sons, Calvin, Anthony and Jake M. Walton, all of Garrard County, and David Elam of Georgetown; four daughters, Wanda Valentine of Ohio, Shirley Robinson of Nicholasville, Rose Ray of Garrard County and Darlene Chasteen of Richmond; three sisters, Mattie Walton and Nannie B. Ray, both of Garrard County, and Susanna Cunningham of Nicholasville; two foster sons, Will Hocker and Paul Leavell, both of Garrard County; 31 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Mike Walton, Jerry Brandenburg, Frankie Napier, Anthony Elam, Jake Walton, Scott King, Bobby Ray and Johnny Lunsford. Honorary pallbearers are David Montgomery and Michael A. Walton.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

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