Obituaries for Oct. 16

October 16, 2003

Shirley C. Burnside

Shirley Marie Carson Burnside, 72, of Lancaster, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born April 12, 1931, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Irene Higgins Carson. She was a member of St. Paul Presdestinarian Baptist Church in Lancaster and was church secretary, president of the Usher Board and a member of Women's Department of Tates Creek Baptist Association. She was the widow of Virgil Burnside Sr.

Survivors include three daughters, Ernestine Burnside, Lois West and Shirl Burnside, all of Lancaster; two sons, Virgil Burnside of Berea and Wesley Burnside of Danville; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Predestinarian Church by the Rev. Barry Bowman. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.


Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bessie Langford

Bessie Langford, 95, of North Fifth Street, died Wednesday at Charleston Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Florence Burton

LIBERTY - Florence Burton, 77, of Liberty, died Wednesday at Liberty Care Center.

Graveside services were today at Glenwood Cemetery.

Bartle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bruce Cosby

HARRODSBURG - Bruce Cosby, 77, of Longview Drive, died Thursday in Danville. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Charles E. Fischer

INDIANAPOLIS - Charles E. "Bims" Fischer, 65, of Indianapolis, formerly of Danville, died Monday at St. Vincent Hospital.

He had been owner and operator of Fisher Construction Co. and a truck and forklift driver for Midwest Food Center. He attended Great Elim Mission Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Maureen Hayes Fischer; two sons, Charles Anthony Fischer of Indianapolis, and Charles E. Fischer of Atlanta; two stepsons, Darrell Barham of Indianapolis, and James Barham of Atlanta; seven daughters, Charlett Fischer-Houston, Robin Carpenter, Brenda Fischer, and Linda McKinney-Sinkfield, all of Indianapolis, and Anna Lasisi, Carolyn Bryant and Darlene Edrington, all of Atlanta; five brothers, Norman Fischer of Perryville, Thomas and Henry Fischer, both of Indianapolis, Arthur Fischer of Wichita, Kan., and James Fischer of Philadelphia; four sisters, Edna Mae Fischer and Mamie Grisby, both of Indianapolis, Ella Ruth Thompson of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mildred Upshaw of Wichita; 26 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at William and Bluitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Washington Park North Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Saturday.

Rolland A. Goodaker

LOUISVILLE - Rolland A. "Toby" Goodaker, 64, of Louisville, died Tuesday at Norton Suburban Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Mickey Goodaker; his father, James R. "Ted" Goodaker of Danville; a daughter, Ellen G. Brothers of Goshen; a brother, Gary B. Goodaker of Lake Charles, La.; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. today at Rattermans Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to American Cancer Society of the DePaul School.

Information courtesy of Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

William R. Hastie

STANFORD -William Roy Hastie, 69, of Stanford, died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born May 4, 1934, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Roy and Sadie Wearen Hastie. He was the former owner and operator of Capco Corp. and director of Kentucky Wholesale Association. He was a farmer and was named an Honorary Chapter Farmer in Lincoln County. He was a member and elder of Stanford Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Hammons Hastie; two sons, William W. "Billy" Hastie of Stanford, and Tom Hastie of Danville; a daughter, Janie Marie Hastie of Stanford; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Erwin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Stanford Presbyterian Church memorial fund.

Roy Rowland

WAYNESBURG - Roy Rowland, 82, of Kings Mountain, died today at Fort Logan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Betty W. Zillig

LIBERTY - Betty Ruth Witt Zillig, 78, of Phillips Street, died Sunday at Casey County Hospital.

Born July 8, 1925, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Lola Sharp Witt. She was retired from Proctor and Gambel Co. in Cincinnati, and a member of Liberty United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet C. Davis of Independence; a son, Mike Sallee of Liberty; caregivers, Beverly Long and Neal Price, both of Liberty; a brother, Edgar Witt Jr. of Liberty; two sisters, Frances Woodrum of Cincinnati, and Mable Place of Monrovia, Calif.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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