Obituaries 101203

October 14, 2003

Bonita "Bonnie" Lyons

Bonita Bernice "Bonnie" Lyons, 70, of Savannah Way, died Friday at her home.

Born Jan. 21, 1933, in Spec, Ky, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Stella Walker Baldwin. She was a retired Danville High School home economics teacher and a member of the Retired Teachers Association. She was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday school class. She was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

Survivors include her husband, George Lyons; two daughters, Julie Lyons of Lexington and Kristie Lyons of Winchester; three brothers, Eugene Baldwin of Danville, Harold Baldwin of Campbellsville and Stanley Baldwin of Madisonville; and one grandson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Rev. Keith Stillwell. Entombment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.


Pallbearers will be Don Moore, Chuck Hazle, Buddy Purdom, Ernie Baird, Bob Rankin and Dave Garrett.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Ruth Sunday school class.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials may go to Lexington Avenue Baptist Church Closer Walk Fund or Habitat for Humanity.

Belle Goins

LANCASTER - Belle King Goins, 76, of Lexington, formerly of Garrard County, died Saturday at Georgetown Community Hospital.

Born April 11, 1927, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late E. Hobert and Mary Ellen Kirby King. She was a homemaker and member of Grace Baptist Church, Lexington. She was the widow of Ernest C. Goins.

Survivors include two sons; Jerry D. Goins and E. Wayne Goins, both of Lexington; a brother, Eddie H. King of Nicholasville; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Paint Lick Cemetery by the Rev. Barry Jeffries.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Jack McWhorter

SOMERSET - Jack McWhorter, 64, of Waynesburg, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 28, 1939, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Jettie and Clydia Alma Austin McWhorter. He was a carpenter and attended Locust Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lee Bastin McWhorter; a son, Jeff McWhorter of Kings Mountain; a step-son, Jeff Stith of Danville; two brothers, Ronald McWhorter and Earl Dean McWhorter, both of New Salem; three sisters, Barbara Walls of Stanford, Bonnie Ray of Lancaster and Donna VonLinger of Moreland; two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Waynesburg by John Dean and G.W. Smith. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery in Lincoln County.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials may go to New Salem Cemetery Fund.


Douglas Owens

Services for Douglas Owens, 82, of Junction City, will be 2 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Jimmy Owens. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 4, 1921, in Rockcastle County, he was the son of the late James R. and Locie Payne Owens. He was a supervisor for Butternut Bread and a member of Junction City United Methodist Church, American Legion and Franklin Lodge 28 F&AM. He was a World War II Army veteran of the Signal Corps. He was the widower of Louise Hammons Owens.

Survivors include two sons, Terry Owens of Danville and Jimmy Owens of Harrodsburg; a brother, Johnny Owens of Louisville; two sisters, Lucy Kirkpatrick of Danville and Ann Dollins of Stanford; four grandchildren and two great-granchildren.

Pallbearers will be Troy Owens, Carl Bottoms, Mark Hogue, Donald Anderson, Jimmy Douglas, Dr. Colin Ratiere and John David Owens.

Ozella Crenshaw

STANFORD - Services for Ozella Mae Wilson Crenshaw, 91, of Herndon Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

She died Friday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born Oct. 22, 1911, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Niza Gooch Wilson. She was a retired cottage parent of Kentucky School for the Deaf and a member of McKendree Methodist Church of Hubble. She was a member of the Hubble Homemakers. She was the widow of George Crane and Ray Crenshaw.

Survivors include her caregivers, great niece and great nephew Jon and Judy Hester of Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Scott Scheene, Derek Gastineau, Bill Holtzclaw, Gerald Price, Shirley Price and Arlis Proctor.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today.|10/5/03***

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