Obituaries for Oct. 27

October 27, 2003

Anna C. Shepperson

PERRYVILLE - Anna Mae Cooley Shepperson, 82, of Forkland, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 25, 1920, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Ruth Mae Jones Cooley. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Palm Beach and McDowell hospital. She was a member of Pleasant Run Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday school, a 4-H leader, and a member and secretary for 14 years of Forkland Rescue Squad. She also was a member of the ladies auxiliary of Forkland Fire Department and the widow of William Thomas Shepperson.

Survivors include a daughter, Roxanna Parks of Harrodsburg; two sons, Lennie Shepperson of Danville and Stanley Shepperson of Junction City; two brothers, L.M. Cooley of Ohio and Raymond Cooley of Danville; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Forkland Fire and Rescue Squad building by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery.


Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. at the fire and rescue building.

Memorials may go to Forkland Fire and Rescue Squad.

Thomas R. Bolin

STANFORD - Thomas Ray Bolin, 63, of Stanford, husband of Carolyn Bolin, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Jack M. Coatney

HARRODSBURG - Jack M. Coatney, 50, of Oakley Avenue, died Sunday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born June 30, 1953, in Nicholas County, he was the son of Lester W. Coatney of Carlisle and the late Agnes McKenzie Coatney. He was a sales representative for Bill Heard Chevrolet in Nashville, Tenn., and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Other survivors include his wife, Jesseca R. Horn Coatney; two sons, Phillip R. Coatney and Jack M. Coatney, both of Harrodsburg; two daughters, Season Coatney Prewitt and Sara Morgan Coatney, both of Harrodsburg; a brother, Keith Coatney of Lexington; a sister, Dana Yeager of Harrodsburg; and a granddaughter.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Rick Snyder. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday and after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Mary I. Hays

LEBANON - Mary Idellas Hays, 78, of Lebanon, died Saturday at University of Louisville Hospital.

Born Feb. 19, 1925, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Eve Shewmaker Hill. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Clellan Hays of Lebanon and William K. "Kenny" Hays of Cox's Creek; a daughter, Brenda L. Bishop of Lebanon; two sisters, Dorothy Davenport of Campbellsville and Juanita Clark of Lebanon; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Baptist Church by the Rev. Carl Morton. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, Springfield.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Bosley Funeral Home.

Steven W. Jenkins

STANFORD - Steven Wayne Jenkins, 49, of Lexington, died Friday at Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born July 21, 1954, in Stanford, he was the son of Roy E. "Jack" Jenkins and Leona Caudill Jenkins Brown. He was an auditor for Harbor Freight Tool Co.

Survivors include his stepfather, Toby Brown of Stanford; a brother, Michael Jenkins of Melbourne, Fla.; and two stepbrothers, Mike Brown and Sam Brown, both of Stanford.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Joseph Muench. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today.

Dorothy Montz

HARRODSBURG - Dorothy Montz, 77, of North College Street, died today at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Virginia S. Noel

HARRODSBURG - Virginia S. Noel, 86, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

John H. Patterson

LIBERTY - John Harrison Patterson, 77, of the Grove Ridge community, died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. He was the widower of Lorine Rayborn Patterson. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Houston L. Robertson

HARRODSBURG - Houston L. Robertson, 59, of Stratton Road, died Saturday.

Born Jan. 31, 1944, in Perry County, he was the son of Alma McGuffey of Danville and the late Floyd Robertson Sr. He was retired from state government, having worked for the Cabinet of Human Resources Department of Medicare. He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the National Rifle Association, a Kentucky Colonel, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Bethel Baptist Church.

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