Obituaries for Sept. 26

September 26, 2003

Cleo Richardson

Cleo Richardson, 74, of Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation, died Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Helen Brandenburg

Helen Brandenburg, 90, of Danville, died Thursday at Charleston Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Zella B. Divine

PERRYVILLE - Zella Omer Best Divine, 94, of Gibson Street, died Thursday at her home

Born Aug. 4, 1909, in Breckrenridge County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. William T. and Virgie Sparrow Best. She was a retired teacher, having taught in Boyle and Mercer county schools for 40 years. She was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Teachers School and a member of Antioch United Methodist Church where she was the oldest member. She was the widow of Ted Divine.

Survivors include a son, Teddy Lynn Divine of Harrodsburg; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Brian Ebell. Burial will be in Carpenter Cemetery, Mercer County.


Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday.

Memorials may to Antioch United Methodist Church.

Hollis Baugh

WAYNESBURG - Hollis Baugh, 89, of Cincinnati, formerly of Eubank, died Thursday in Cincinnati.

Born April 19, 1914, in Eubank, he was the son of the late Quincy and Rose Ellen Ashley Higgins. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a farmer and an employee of Queen City Lumber and Anchor Fence Co. in Cincinnati.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Mayfield Watkins; a son, Donald C. Baugh of Cincinnati; two daughters, Carol Vaughn of Norwood, Ohio, and Grace "Tracey" Seamon of Cincinnati; two sisters, Merlie P. Pence of Eubank, and Velma Blackburn of Somerset; a brother, Ivon Baugh of Somerset; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Shelby Reynolds. Military rites by will be performed by Caswell-Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

Edwin T. Elliott

HARRODSBURG - Lt. Col. Edwin T. Elliott, 87, of Ott Elliott Lane, died today at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Ina Luttrell

LIBERTY - Ina Luttrell, 79, of Merritt Ridge Road, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 7, 1923, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas H. and Martha Roy Luttrell.

She was a homemaker, widow of Art Luttrell and a member of Canaan Valley Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Freddie Luttrell of Liberty; a daughter, Joann Luttrell of Liberty; three sisters, Inas Luttrell and Mayrene Childers, both of Liberty, and Betty Brockman of Illinois; two brothers, Dennie Luttrell of Windsor and Albert Luttrell of Russell Springs; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be 5 p.m. Sunday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Bowmer Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Saturday.

Verna Pierce

LIBERTY - Verna Pierce, 77, of Ky. 206, Dunnville, died Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Dec. 9, 1925, in Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Cora Coffman Norman. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Pleasant Church.

Survivors include her husband, Marshall Pierce; two daughters, Barbara Norfleet and Joyce Mishler, both of Dunnville; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Proctor. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. Saturday.

William E. Maples

MORELAND - William Everett Maples, 89, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Hustonville, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 11, 1914, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Jim and Ella Hall Maples. He was retired, having worked as a farmer, custodian of James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital and Harlow Elementary School, and he had been a greeter at Wal-Mart. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of Stanford First Church of God and served on its board of directors.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Wyatt Maples of Harrodsburg; three sons, Ronnie Maples of Harrodsburg and Lonnie Maples and Bobby Maples, both of Stanford; four daughters, Deanna Kuehl, Vivian Coleman, Gayle Breeding and Paula Maples, all of Harrodsburg; a brother, Freeman Maples of Hustonville; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Stanford First Church of God by the Rev. Paul Bastin. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Adrian, Micah and Chris Waddell, Jeffery Coleman, Scott and Ronnie Maples, Rick Jenkins and Lee Horner.

Honorary pallbearers are Richard Kuehl, Tom Breeding, Leroy Petry, Lawrence Kidd, Ron Grote and Linda Davis.

Visitation will be 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Stanford First Church of God.

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