Obituaries for Oct. 15

October 15, 2003

Harold M. May

Harold M. "Cutchie" May, 71, of Seminole Trail, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

James Dollins

LANCASTER - James Dollins, 80, of Lancaster, died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.


Eva M. Anderson

HARRODSBURG - Services for Eva Mae Anderson, 85, of Salvisa, will be private. Burial will be in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Aug. 4, 1918, in Hazard, she was the daughter of the late Bev and Sally Roark Reynolds. She was a former school teacher and homemaker and a member of New Providence Presbyterian Church, McAfee.


Survivors include her husband, Edwin Anderson; a son, Phillip B. Anderson of Salvisa; a brother, Harry Reynolds of Louisville; four sisters, Edith Singleton of Stroh, Ind., Margie Haddix of Vicco, Ruth Rama of Newport News, Va., and Marlene Underwood of Las Vegas, Nev.

Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nannie K. Davidson

STANFORD - Services for Nannie K. Davidson, 95, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Wesley. A graveside service will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at Phillips Cemetery in Oneida, Tenn.

She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 13, 1908, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Burl L. and Lizzie Green Potts. She was a homemaker and a member of Jehovah's Witness Stanford Congregation.

Survivors include two sons, Donald L. "Buddy" Davidson of Helenwood, Tenn., and George Davidson of Danville; three daughters, Elizabeth "Libby" Foster of Danville, Becky Brickey and Jean Estridge, both of Stanford; 17 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Estridge, Johnny Coulter, Dan Stephens, Mike, Troy and Rusty Davidson, and Scott and Ricky Foster.

Honorary pallbearers are Don Stephens and Jim Foster.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

Charles B. Rowland

HARRODSBURG - Services for Charles Burton "Burt" Rowland, 90, formerly of Harrodsburg, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Michael Conover. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Nicholasville.

He died Sunday at North Collier Hospital in Naples, Fla.

Born Nov. 14, 1912, in Nelson County, he was the son of the late John P. and Mary Humphrey Rowland. He attended Asbury College, was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars and American Legion. He owned and operated Harrod Cleaners, was former president of Harrodsburg Kiwanis Club, former president of the Mercer Chamber of Commerce, and was a former Harrodsburg city commissioner. He also founded RV Cablevision. He was a member of Harrodsburg United Methodist Church, and attended Family of God Fellowship Church in Harrodsburg and the Community Congregational Church in Naples. He was the widower of Martha Jane Betts Rowland.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Conover of Harrodsburg, and Sara Kay Bielecki of Boerne, Texas; a sister, Mary Lee Buster of Lexington; a brother, Russell Rowland of Parma, Ohio; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Tom and Adam Bielecki, Pete, Scott and Spencer Conover, and Chad Richards. Honorary pallbearers are Howard Howells, Dennis Lester, Frank Trisler, Billy Parks, Lillie McKinney and Charlie Carr.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Sunday and after 7:30 a.m. Monday.

Memorials may go to Asbury Scholarship Fund or Harrodsburg United Methodist Church building fund.

Alice J. Shepperson

HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for Alice June Shepperson, 57, of Elkins, Ark., formerly of Harrodsburg, will be 11 a.m. Friday in Spring Hill Cemetery by Mary Black.

She died Tuesday in Arkansas.

Born Nov. 20, 1945, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Alice Fuller Gibson. She was a 1963 graduate of Harrodsburg High School and a graduate of University of Kentucky with a degree in elementary education.

She was a teacher for 13 years at Elkins Elementary School, a member of Arkansas Reading Association, and St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, Ark.

Survivors include two sons, Baxter Shepperson of Vista, Calif., and Billy Shepperson of Douglas, Wyo.; and two sisters, Martha Duff of Richmond and Ann Robbins of Conway, Ark.

There will be no visitation.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.

Memorials may go to Elkins Elementary School Library, P.O. Box 322, Elkins, Ark.

James R. Stratton

HARRODSBURG -Services for James Robert Stratton, 48, of Salvisa, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Cleo Goodlett. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

He died Monday at his home.

Born July 5, 1955, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of J.B. and Margaret L. Hanks Stratton of Harrodsburg. He was a self-employed farmer and a member of the Baptist church.

Other survivors include his wife, Jana Peach Stratton; a son, Benjamin L. Stratton of Salvisa; a daughter, Keri L. Stratton of Salvisa; a brother, George K. Stratton of Mercer County; and maternal grandmother, Alice Ray Hanks of Lawrenceburg.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

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