Obituaries for Aug. 31

August 31, 2003

Lowell Thomas Wilder

Lowell Thomas Wilder, 62, of Perryville Road, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Terry Brent Hart

HARRODSBURG - Terry Brent Hart, 48, of Bruner's Chapel Road, died Friday in Jefferson County.

Born Feb. 19, 1955, in Mercer County, he was a son of Marshall Leon and Imogene Worthington Hart of Mercer County. He was a self-employed truck driver, a quail farmer and member of Quail Unlimited, and a member of Bruner's Chapel Baptist Church.

Additional survivors include his wife, Dianna C. Hart; five sons, Lee and Adam Hart, both of Harrodsburg, and Travis, Shannon and Jeremy Stephens, all of Harrodsburg; two brothers, David and Jeffery Hart, both of Harrodsburg; a sister, Debbie Merriman of Harrodsburg; and six grandchildren.


Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Arnold Moon, Mike Napier and Daryl Catlett. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is after 4 p.m. today and prior to the service Monday.

Pallbearers will be Roger Hardin, Ronnie Claunch, Travis Stephens, Chris Hart, Barry Moberly, Homer Calvert, Danny Holiday and Eddie Williams. Honorary bearers are Steve Lankford and Irvin Worthington Jr.

John P. Pendergraft

MORELAND - John P. Pendergraft, 94, of Stanford, died Saturday at home. He was the husband of Fannie Pendergraft. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Hestell Robinson

HARRODSBURG - Hestell Robinson, 93, of Aspen Hall Drive, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 26, 1910, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Ulysses and Bertha Carpenter Foster. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church.

She was the widow of Hobert Robinson and also was preceded in death by a son, Don W. Robinson.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Ann Robinson of Harrodsburg, and two grandchildren.

Graveside services are 3 p.m. today in Spring Hill Cemetery by Don Chase. Pallbearers are Edwin Freeman, Marshall Freeman, Lafon Darland, Frank Trisler, Henry Anness, Todd Warner, Briscoe White, "Rags" Robert Gritton and Steven Bailey. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Goodwill Sunday School Class.

There is no visitation.

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Christian Church.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice W.B. Stanforth

HARRODSBURG - Beatrice Watts Bottom Stanforth, 87, died Friday at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.

Born Oct. 26, 1915, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Cordelia Cummins Watts. She was retired from Cricketeer, and was a Kentucky Colonel and member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church. She was an avid Kentucky Wildcats and Cincinnati Reds fan.

She was the widow of Taylor Bottom and John Stanforth and also was preceded in death by a son, Robert Bowen Bottom.

Survivors include a son, Gilbert Bruce Bottom of Lexington; a stepson, Don Reid of Las Vegas; a sister, Gladys Yocum of Lawrenceburg; two granddaughters; seven great-grandchildren; a step grandson and a step great-granddaughter.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Spring Hill Cemetery by Marvin Robinson and the Rev. David Collier. Pallbearers will be Jeff Miller, Trippy Clark, Hughes Jones, Sammy Carr, Eddie Lay and Bill Zopff.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


Jason D. Lane

MORELAND - Services for Jason D. Lane, 84, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Casey County, will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Authour Selch.

He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 2, 1919, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Leif and Lizzie Lane. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Lane; a son, Jerry Lane of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Marble Herring of Mercer County, Minnie Luster of Casey County and Flora Asbury of Hustonville; a brother, James Lane of Maxey Valley; and two grandchildren.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Lane, Ricky Lane, Jerry Lane, Frank Martin, Wally Taylor and Zack Gross.

Dana Phipps

WAYNESBURG - Services for Dana Phipps, 75, of Cemetery Road, are 2 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Bert Hall. Burial is in Olive Cemetery.

He died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born March 23, 1928, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late William and Ollie Phillips. He was a farmer and a 19-year employee of National Casket Co. He was a member of Olive Baptist Church, and was an avid watch and knife trader.

Survivors include his wife, Josephine Leigh Phipps of Eubank; a son, Marvin Phipps of Stanford; a daughter, Evelyn Oblisk of Eubank; a brother, Luke Phipps of Dayton, Ohio; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers are nephews.

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