Obituaries for Sept. 12

September 12, 2003

James Crain

PERRYVILLE - James Crain, 87, of Perryville died today at Charleston Health Care Center. He was the father of Janet Reynolds. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home. Memorials may go to Perryville Baptist Church building fund.

Wanda Coleman

STANFORD - Wanda Coleman, 48, of Mercer County died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Visitation will be after 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Other arrangements are incomplete.


Estes R. Brown

MORELAND - Services for Estes Ray Brown, 79, of Danville will be 1 a.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Norris McCawley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.


He died Wednesday at his home.

Born Aug. 2, 1924, in Russell Springs, he was the son of the late George W. and Alice Franklin Brown. He was retired from Boyle Masonry and was a jockey. He was a member of Maxey Valley Church of God, American Jockey Association and Kentucky Jockey Association. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Lexington.

Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Brown of Stanford; a stepson, Gary Whitis of Casey County; two stepdaughters, Linda Whitis Bugg of Junction City and Sharon Whitis of Harrodsburg; a brother, Ezra Brown of Pine Knot; three sisters, Edna Russell of Indianapolis and Lorane Sapp and Irene Simpson, both of Lexington; five stepgrandchildren; and a step great-granddaughter.

Pallbearers will be Gary Whitis, Gene Boyd, Sean Ganem and James Preston.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Vernon Lynn

LIBERTY - Services for Vernon Edwin "Chalkeye" Lynn, 63, of Bradfordsville will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Johnny Patton. Burial will be in Dogwood Gap Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at his home.

Born Dec. 26, 1910, in Hustonville, he was the son of the late Thomas R. and Edna Mae Watson Lynn. He was a self-employed mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Cochran Lynn; a daughter, Tammy Reed of Bradfordsville; a son, Vernon Lynn Jr. of Bradfordsville; a brother, Cloyd Lynn of Stanford; four sisters, Stella Johnson of Bradfordsville, Jean Farris of Liberty, Loretta Crawley of Hustonville and Marie Philpot of Philadelphia, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Greg and Troy Cochran, Steve Lynn, Morris Farris, Thomas Johnson and Ronnie Goode. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Johnson, Billy Johnson, Jamie Cochran, Kent and Brent Propes, Leroy Howard, and Mark and Jeff Lynn.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Saturday.

Nancy B. Martin

HARRODSBURG - Services for Nancy B. Martin, 82, of Beaumont Avenue will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 12, 1921, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late McKinley and Mattie Chumbley Anness. She retired after 27 years as an inspector with Corning Glass Co. and was a member of Pioneer Baptist Church. She was the widow of James F. "Judge" Martin.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth Martin of Harrodsburg; two daughters, Thelma McDonald of Harrodsburg and Virginia Jones of Georgetown; a brother, McKinley Anness of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Rosie Votaw of Valdosta, Ga., and Irene Hambright of State College, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Chris, Kevin and Harold Chilton, Frank Martin, Troy Shaw and Don Guay.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Saturday.

Gladys T. Sanders

HARRODSBURG - Services for Gladys Taylor Sanders, 82, of Court Street, Burgin, will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Shawnee Run Baptist Church by Lester Tirey and Gary Story. Burial will be in Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery.

She died Wednesday.

Born April 8, 1921, in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Elmer McKinney Taylor. She was a retired Cricketeer seamstress and widow of Pat Sanders. She was a member of Shawnee Run Baptist Church, where she was active in the Dorcas Sunday School Class and Women's Missionary Union. She was a member of the Widow to Widow Club.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Sanders of Harrodsburg and Larry Sanders of Burgin; three sisters:, Frances Collier of Lexington, Dorothy Pittman and Evelyn Cummins, both of Danville; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Gary Schroeder, Royce Withers, Gary Cummins, Roy Sanders, Douglas Sanders, Brent Sanders and Mike Cunningham.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday and 7-10 a.m. Saturday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home and after noon Saturday at the church.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, Ky. 40422.

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