Obituaries for Sept. 24

September 24, 2003

P. Joseph Clarke

Services for P. Joseph "Joe" Clarke, 70, of Berwick Drive, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church by the Rev. Linh Nguyen. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Sunday at his home.

Pallbearers will be George McClure, Sam Reid, Nelson Rodes, Mike Maloney, Brian Knott and Pablo Toro. Honorary pallbearers are Guy Richardson, Tom Spragens and members of the Boyle County Bar Association.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Pride in the Park, Millennium Park fund, P.O. Box 272, Danville 40422

Clayton Drake

PERRYVILLE - Clayton Drake, 81, of Mitchellsburg Road, husband of Pauline Baker Drake, died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home.


Edwin A. Greer

LIBERTY - Edwin Alton Greer, 84, of Clementsville, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 14, 1919, in Ashe County, N.C., he was the son of the late Albert and Lela Vanoy Greer. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a carpenter.

Survivors include four sons, Michael Greer of Los Angeles, Calif., Jimmy Greer of Columbia, Ricky Greer of Hospkinsville, and Gary Greer of Liberty; three daughters, Sherry Clements of Pleasant Plains, Ohio, Frances Eskew of California, and Lela Greer of Liberty; two sisters, Grace Davis of North Carolina and Avow Lambert of North Carolina; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Cold Springs Primitive Baptist Church by Charlie Taylor and Kenny Blevins. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Maude E. Mikus

HARRODSBURG - Maude Evelyn Mikus, 96, of Quitman, Ga., formerly of Harrodsburg, died Sunday at the Presbyterian Home in Quitman.

Born Aug. 31, 1907, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late John and Aurora Peavler Harlow. She was a homemaker and the widow of Hobert Browning and Henry Mikus.

Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Doler and Ruth Goldstein, both of Georgia; and a half brother, Delbert "Peanut" Harlow of Salvisa.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Burgin Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Mike Hamby. There will be no visitation.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Sam Antle

Services for Sam Antle, 90, of Lexington, formerly of Danville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Junction City United Methodist Church by the Revs. Charles Cooper and Tom Ditto.

Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Sunday at Lexington Manor Nursing Home.

Pallbearers will be grandchildren, including Sammy Combest and Charles N. Combest.

Honorary pallbearers are members of Fidelias Sunday School Class.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials may go to Gideon's International Bible Fund or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donald G. Davis

LIBERTY - Services for Donald Gregory Davis, 52, of Florence, formerly of Liberty, are 2:30 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Charles Taylor and Kenny Blevins. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.

He died Sunday at his home.

He was the son of the Norman and Betty Wethington Davis of Liberty.

Effie E. Mason

STANFORD - Services for Effie E. Mason, 85, of Junction City, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.

She died Monday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born March 1, 1918, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Mack and Nettie Robertson Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of Junction City Baptist Church for 35 years. She was the widow of Tom Mason.

Survivors include six sons, Vernon Naylor of Norwood, Ohio, Danny Naylor of Liberty, Tommy Naylor of Junction City, Raymond Naylor of Georgetown, and Owen Naylor of Fort Meade, Fla.; four daughters, Jewel Wells of Deer Park, Ohio, Florence Stringer of Danville, Elizabeth Tillett of Crab Orchard, Margie Robinson of Moncks Corner, S.C.; a sister, Mary Crutcher of Carrollton; 31 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Ronnie and Oris Naylor.

Pallbearers will be Jesse Griffin, Vince Naylor, Phillip Tillett Jr., Doug Naylor, William Moore and Ray Shannon.

Honorary pallbearers are Dale Naylor, Phillip Tillett Sr., Bobby Stringer, Mike Robertson Jr. and Mike Robertson Sr.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Junction City Baptist Church or Alzheimer' Association.

Gay C. Richards

WAYNESBURG - Services for Gay C. Martin Richards, 59, of Eubank, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Revs. Kerry Jones and Vola Brown. Burial will be in Pilot Cemetery.

She died Monday at her home.

Born Dec. 1, 1943, in Eubank, she was the daughter of Lewis Martin of Eubank and the late Minnie Napier Martin. She was a homemaker, a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and the widow of Kenneth Richards.

Survivors include three sons, Steven and Danny Richards, both of Eubank, and Derek Richards of Hustonville; two brothers, Murrell Martin and James "Herbie" Martin, both of Eubank; two sisters, Wilma Cason and Geraline Cress, both of Eubank; and two grandsons.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

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