Obituaries 101303

October 13, 2003

Regina L. Ammons

HARRODSBURG - Regina Lee Ammons, 22, of Indianapolis, died Saturday in Lincoln County.

Born April 21, 1981, in Tampa, Fla., she was the daughter of Dennis L. Ammons of Indianapolis and Loraine K. Kendhammer Slagle of Griffin, Ga.

She was an office manager for Community Pediatric Care Center in Indianapolis, a member of Christian Tabernacle and attended Indiana Business College.

Other survivors include her stepmother, Beverly Ammons of Indianapolis; grandmothers, Waldine Gray of Mercer County and Ruth Whelan of England; a brother, Christopher L. Ammons of Indianapolis; and a sister, Brittany M. Steiger of Griffin.


Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Floying Thompson. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ken, Heather and Christopher Ammons, Daniel Harper Jr., Ryan and Walter Eldridge, Chris Hawkins and Dianne Harper.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday until service time.

James D. Bennett

STANFORD - James D. Bennett III, 72, of Church Street, Danville, died Saturday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Jesse W. Bourne

STANFORD - Jesse Welby Bourne, 79, of Redwood Drive, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 26, 1923, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Alonzo and Lucy Jane Pollard Bourne. He was a retired employee of Standard Oil and Chevron Bulk Plant. He was a member of Stanford Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ovalee Greene Bourne; a son, Tommy Bourne of Stanford; a sister, Joyce Saunders of Lancaster; a grandson; and a great-grandson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Allen Saunders, Ronnie Gilbert, Mike and Lonnie Fields and Tony Greene.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. Tuesday until time of funeral.

LeRoy McMullen

WAYNESBURG - LeRoy McMullen, 65, of Lexington, died Saturday at his home.

Born March 19, 1938, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Forrest and Lucy Hannah McMullen.

He was a farmer, a former Tecumseh employee, and a Baptist.

Survivors include a son, Chuck McMullen of Georgetown; a daughter, DeVera McMullen of Lancaster; a brother, Russell McMullen of Florida; a sister, Doris Jean McKinney of St. Louis, Mo.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Double Springs Cemetery by the Rev. David Morris.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Janice L. Padgett

SOMERSET - Janice Lee Padgett, 59, of Eubank, died Saturday at her home.

Born Nov. 20, 1943, in Somerset, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Mary E. Swain Howard. She was office manager for Dr. Ben Alderdice for 13 years, a member of the Southern gospel group, Renewed, and a member of Victory Christian Fellowship Church.

Survivors include her husband, Glenn Padgett; two daughters, Kimberly Ping of Science Hill and Susan Meece; a stepdaughter, Jody Petrey of Burnside; a stepson, Mark Padgett of Waynesburg; four brothers, John, Jerry and Joseph Howard, all of Somerset, and Jeffrey Howard of Fort Smith, Ark.; three sisters, Judith G. Adams of Lancaster, and Jeanette Alexander and Jennifer Howard, both of Somerset; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home by Mark Harrell and the Rev. Alfred Lackey. Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-10 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Bryan C. Witte

MORELAND - Bryan C. Witte, 21, of Hustonville, died Saturday in Lincoln County.

Born Feb. 12, 1982, in Danville, he was the son of Jason and Annita Brogle Witte of Hustonville. He was owner and operator of Witte Salvage Co. and a member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church.

Other survivors include his fianc, Mary Sudduth of Stanford; two brothers, Bradley "Bill" Witte and Brett Witte, both of Hustonville; grandparents, W.C. and Ida Mae Brogle of Hustonville, and Frank and Peggy Witte of Danville.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Hebron Baptist Church by Steve Meece. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bradley and Brett Witte, Lee Sudduth, Jesse Jones, Michael Brogle, Kayne and Trevor Merriman and Brian Leach. Honorary pallbearers are John and Alex Witte, Kerry and Thomas Brogle, Kenny Merriman, Tim Crawford, Calvin Smith and Brian Duncan.

Memorials may go to Mount Hebron Baptist Church, 2910 Mount Hebron Road, Lancaster 40444.

Thomas L. Wooldridge

MORELAND - Thomas Leo "Bud" Wooldridge, 77, of Cincinnati, died Saturday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Cincinnati.

Born Feb. 17, 1927, in Akron, Ohio, he was a son of the late Albert and Oma Atwood Wooldridge. He was a retired television technician, a Baptist and a veteran of the Coast Guard.

Survivors include a son, Joseph A. Wooldridge of Milford, Ohio; three daughters, Barbara M. Morelock of Cincinnati, Deborah L. Cummins of Hamilton, Ohio, and Rachel E. Reynolds of Amelia, Ohio; a sister, Rita S. Hahn of Cincinnati; a brother, Cliffard Wooldridge of Cincinnati; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Thomas Morelock. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.|10/9/03***

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