Carrie Faye Hedrick, former missionary and teacher, dies

obituaries for Nov. 7

November 07, 2003

Carrie Faye Hedrick

Carrie Faye Hedrick, 60, of Upper Salt River Road, a former missionary, died Thursday at her home.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and had been a missionary with her husband, John C. Hedrick Jr., to Nigeria, West Africa, for 10 years.

She also was a faculty member of the Baptist Theological Seminary in Kaduna, Nigeria, and was a former public school teacher.

Born July 22, 1943, in Maysville, she was the daughter of Allan and Louella Beckett Stears of Germantown.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Allan Hedrick of Florence; two daughters, Cindy Butler of Hardinsburg, and Rebecca Teon of Cox's Creek; two brothers, Clift Stears of Dover, and Walter Stears of Germantown; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church, and 2:30 p.m. Monday at Campbellsville Baptist Church by the Revs. Doug Wesley, Bruce Treon, Tom Patterson, Tim Mathis, James Jones, Skip Alexander, Lee James, Chester Badgett and John Chowning. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Campbellsville.

Pallbearers will be Clift and Walter Stears, Dwight Butler, George and Brian Garrett and Matt Wilson.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church.

Memorials may go to Gideons International Bible Fund, Campbellsville University Scholarship Fund and International Mission Board Baptist Seminary in Kuduna, Nigeria.

Betty J. Carson

OPELIKA, Ala. - Betty Jane Rankin Carson, 80, of Auburn, Ala., a Danville native, died Wednesday at her home.

Survivors include her husband, Earl J. "Kit" Carson of Danville; a daughter, Sylvia Morris Weeks of Auburn; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may go to Hospice of East Alabama, 665 Opelika Road, Auburn, Ala., 36830.

Frederick's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marvin E. Clark

HARRODSBURG - Marvin E. Clark, 75, of Catlett Lane, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Loretta C. Cook

WAYNESBURG - Loretta Cornett Cook, 75, of Lumberton, Texas, formerly of Waynesburg, died Wednesday in Texas. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Ruford C. Cuziak

NICHOLASVILLE - Ruford Clinton Cuziak, 75, of Nicholasville, formerly of Casey County, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

He was the son of the late Luther and Hallie Tuggle Cuziak.

He was a farmer and co-owner of Phelps Roofing Co. for 40 years.

Survivors include a son, Michael L Cuziak of Jessamine County; three brothers, William and Dale Cuziak, both of Jessamine County, and Paul Cuziak of Versailles; two sisters, Jewal Barnes and Della Miller, both of Jessamine County; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Betts & West Funeral Home by the Rev. Keith Tingle. Burial will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Byron McCammon

HARRODSBURG - Byron McCammon, 81, of McAfee Lane, died today at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Francina S. Wesley

LIBERTY - Francina Sanders Wesley, 70, of Jay Street, died Wednesday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born Dec. 29, 1932, in Casey County, she was the daughter of Marie Clements Sanders of Liberty, and the late Clell Sanders.

She was a retired teacher with Casey County schools, a member of Liberty United Methodist Church and the widow of James D. Wesley.

Survivors include two daughters, Penny Wesley of Liberty, and Debbie Wesley of South Carolina; two sons, David and Andy Wesley, both of Liberty; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Don Scilley and Dewayne Duncan. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kirk, Jay and Jim Wesley, Alex Byrd, Ray Williams, Mark Roberts, Gary True and Scott Rousey.

Honorary pallbearers are Russell Gilpin, Curtis True, John B. Murphy, Bill Delaigle, Michael Eberly, Jeff Murphy and William Shoopman.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

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