Obituaries for Aug. 25

August 25, 2003

George G. Brown

LEXINGTON - George G. Brown, 73, of Lexington died Sunday.

Born in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Frank P. and Maud Conn Brown. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Centre College and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He served on the board of Eagles National Life Insurance Co., as treasurer of Interstate Campgrounds and Millers Creek Mineral Development Co., and vice president of Gene Glass Insurance Agency.

He also served on boards of the National Crushed Stone Association, National Limestone Institute, Plantmix Asphalt Industry of Kentucky, Centre College, Sayre School, Arthritis Foundation, YMCA, Opportunity Workshop and Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as elder and deacon, member of The Lexington Club, Pendennis Club, Keene-land Club, Thoroughbred Club of America, state society and American Institute of CPAs and was president of the Citizens Advisory Commission for Planning and Zoning. He served in the Army in Germany and was the widower of Ann Moore Brown.


Survivors include a son, Michael S. Brown of Lexington; a daughter, Rebecca Brown Bryant of Lexington; and a brother, Douglas Brown of Harrodsburg.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at W.R. Milward Mortuary, Broadway, by the Rev. Edward L. Hopper. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.

Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to the Kidney Foundation of Central Kentucky, 2417 Regency Road, Suite B, Lexington 40503.

Walter R. Johnson

PADUCAH - Dr. Walter R. Johnson, 80, of Paducah died Saturday at Western Baptist Hospital.

He was the son of the late Walter R. and Pella Bagby Johnson. He was a retired physician, an Army veteran of World War II, and served with various civic and professional organizations.

Survivors include his wife, Joanne Cruse Johnson; two daughters, Susan L. Johnson of Paducah and Eve J. Powell of Danville; a son, John W. Johnson of Hernando, Fla.; two stepsons, David Jones of Paducah and Michael Jones of Louisville; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Maplelawn Park Cemetery by the Rev. Harley Dixon.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Paducah Community College, 4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah 42001; and Rotary Club, 608 Broadway, Paducah.

Lilus R. Riley

HARRODSBURG - Lilus Ray Riley, 92, died today at Harrodsburg Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Lula Tudor

LANCASTER - Lula Nell Tudor, 84, of Lancaster died Saturday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born Jan. 5, 1919, in Adair County, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Maude Hancock Bingham. She was a homemaker and a member of Lancaster Church of the Nazarene. She was the widow of Louis Tudor.

Survivors include two sons, Jackie R. Tudor of Somerset and Gilbert Tudor of Stanford; a daughter, Judy C. Acord of Stanford; a brother, Cecil Bingham of Hodgenville; a sister, Haley Maupin of Louisville; six half brothers, Charles and Bobby Bingham, both of Greensburg, Michael Bingham of Columbia, Austin Bingham of Glasgow, Harry Bingham and Truman Bingham, both of Indianapolis; three half sisters, Maybelle Coffey and Rose Dye, both of Lancaster, and Shirley Phillips of California; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. David Young and Darryl Hodge. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

David R. Williams

CRAB ORCHARD - David Roger Williams Sr., 62, of Stanford died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at McKnight Funeral Home.


Carl R. Wooton

Services for Carl R. Wooton, 68, of Goggin Lane were today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Hall. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens with military rites by Boyle Post 46, American Legion.

He died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Pallbearers were Smitty Vance, Matthew Kent, Shane and Jordan Wooten, Chad Hart, Tommy Barnett, and Bradley and Brian Cummins. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Finley Hendrickson and Dr. Thomas Baeker.

Memorials may go to a charity of choice.

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