Obituaries for Sept. 22

September 22, 2003

Charles H. McGinnis

HARRODSBURG - Mercer County Judge-Executive Charles Harrison McGinnis, 59, of New Dixville Road died Saturday at his home.

Born Oct. 24, 1943, in Mercer County, he was the son of Pauline Judd McGinnis of Harrodsburg, and the late Daniel H. McGinnis.

Prior to being elected county judge-executive, he was a former field representative for Dairyman Inc., and a licensed auctioneer. He was a former member of Kentucky National Guard, chairman of the board of Bluegrass Area Development District, served on the Mercer County Board of Health, Extension Service and Senior Citizens boards. He also was a member of Bethel Cumberland No. 1 Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Mitchell McGinnis; two sons, Troy H. McGinnis and Eric A. McGinnis, both of Harrodsburg; a stepson, John C. Lewis of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a stepdaughter, Lydia C. Magee of Myrtle Beach; a sister, Elizabeth VanArsdall of Burgin; a grandchild; and a step grandchild.


Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Harrodsburg Christian Church by James Byrd and Alma Catlett. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jesse "Butch" Hood, Bruce Springate, Ronnie Young, Harold Lester, Billy Humphrey, Bill Wickliffe, Jack Phumphrey and Gene Lawson.

Honorary pallbearers are members of the Mercer Fiscal Court staff, county attorney and Kentucky County Judges Association members.

Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials may go to American Cancer Society Relay for Life or Bethel Cumberland No. 1 Presbyterian Church.

Sam Antle

Sam Antle, 90, of Lexington died Sunday at Lexington Manor Nursing Home. He was the widower of Mary Hope Roberts Antle and Clara Antle. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Margaret D. Bordese

CRAB ORCHARD - Margaret Dillion Bordese, 96, of Main Street died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born June 15, 1907, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Margaret E. Tucker Dillion. She was the widow of Jack Rutledge and Vic Bordese. She was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church and a retired employee of General Electric.

Survivors include nephews, including Paul Dillion and Charles R. Dillion, both of Crab Orchard.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Kurt Spond. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris Mingo, Eric Wooldridge, George Pleasants, Jay Smith, Tim Layton and Jim Gover.

Honorary pallbearers are Harold and Frances Layton, Lea Wooldridge, Helen Pleasants, Gracie Gilbert, Mattie Gover and Elizabeth Dishon.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Hebron United Methodist Church building fund.

Obert E. Coffman

PERRYVILLE - Obert Edsel Coffman, 94, of Perryville died Sunday at his home.

Born March 25, 1909, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Matt and Ida Simpson Coffman. He was a retired steel mill worker and a member of Mitchellsburg Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine Ellen Burtram Coffman; two daughters, Louise Coffman of Perryville and Evelyn Moore of Mitchellsburg; a son, Bobby Coffman of Stanford; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by five children.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mitchellsburg Church of God by the Rev. Larry Moore. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials may go to Mitchellsburg Church of God building find.

Wilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Anita R. Covington

HARRODSBURG - Anita Louise Reid Covington, 56, of Wren Street died Saturday at her home.

Born May 3, 1947, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of E.P. Reid of Harrodsburg and the late Georgia L. Thompson. She was a 1965 graduate of Harrodsburg High School, office manager for Joy Temporary Services and a former employee of Matsushita. She was a former executive secretary for St. Peter AME Church. She also was active with the Roots and Heritage Program, a former member of the West Lane Park Board, a member of St. Peter AME Church and she attended Centennial Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Delward C. Covington; two sons, Harold B. Wilhite Jr. of Cincinnati and Andrew L. Wilhite of Harrodsburg; a brother, James E. Johnson, Seoul, Korea; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Centennial Baptist Church by J.D. Short III and the Rev. Warren Dolphus. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Harold Wilhite Sr., George Wilhite, Andy Harris, Robert Harris, Jim Pittman and Chris Short.

Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Juanita S. Gentry

HARRODSBURG - Juanita S. Gentry, 82, of Harrodsburg died Sunday in Harrodsburg.

Born Aug. 21, 1921, in Lawrenceburg, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Carie Dedman Spenser. He was a homemaker and the widow of Richard C. Gentry Sr.

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