Obituaries for Nov. 12

November 12, 2003

Gene Harberson

PERRYVILLE - Gene Harberson, 66, of Perryville, died Tuesday at Springfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield.

Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home.

Cinda L. Matherly

PERRYVILLE - Cinda L. Matherly, 96, of Mitchellsburg, died Tuesday at her residence.

Born Oct. 23, 1907, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Hugh Thomas and Cora Lee Curtis Leffew Holly.

She was a homemaker and the oldest member of Mitchellsburg Baptist Church.

She was the widow of Byron "Jock" Matherly.

Survivors include four daughters, Edna Browning of Glasgow, Cora E. Matherly of Mitchellsburg, Edith Shannon of Shelbyville and Pearl Cocanougher of Perryville; a son, Earl Matherly of Junction City; two sisters, Minnie Pearl Robertson of Danville and Catherine Robertson of Mitchellsburg; a brother, Leonard Holly of Junction City; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a son, Joe Matherly.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. Dan Johnson and Morris Trayner.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Thursday.

Linnie Merriman

HARRODSBURG - Linnie Merriman, 84, of Mercer County, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Blanche Whittinghill

HARRODSBURG - Blanche Whittinghill, 95, of Palimino Drive, died Tuesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care.

Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Eva A. Adams

ASHLAND - Eva Atkins Adams, 80, of Rush, died Tuesday in Rush.

Born June 19, 1923, in Ashland, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Carrie Jackson Newell.

She was a member of Garner Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and belonged to the Prayer Chain and Women's Missionary Union.

She was the widow of the Rev. John Atkins and served with him as a teacher, pianist, and missionary in churches in Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky, including Buena Vista and Mount Hebron Baptist churches in Garrard County.

Survivors include her husband, Howard E. Adams; a daughter, Dreama Williamson of Danville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Garner Baptist Church by the Revs. Gary Arrington and Kenneth Vaughn.

Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Marshall Steen Funeral Home, 3409 13th St., Ashland.

Memorials may go to Community Hospice, 1528 Central Ave., Ashland 41102; Garner Baptist Church, Rush, Ky. 41168; or Beech Street Christian Church, 1672 Beech St., Ashland 41102.


Beulah M. Adams

LANCASTER - Services for Beulah Mae Murphy Adams, 87, of Lexington Street, will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Bob Coppings and Don Hatton.

Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

She died Monday at her home.

Born Jan. 17, 1916, in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Bueanna Isabell Murphy.

She was a retired employee of the former Meadows Clothing Store and was a member of Lancaster United Methodist Church.

She was the widow of Ernest Adams and was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Adams.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty Jane Montgomery of Lancaster; a sister, Valinda Moberly of Lancaster; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Active pallbearers will be Bobby Wall, Charlie Parks, Jerry, Neal and Ralph Murphy, Rusty Brown, Jimmy Bailey and Larry Teater.

Honorary pallbearers are David Land, Ray Hammonds, Bill Meadows, Anthony and Chris Davis, Harry Howard, Bill Borden, Women's Bible Study, Prayer Group and Lancaster Widow's Support Group.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Lucille W. Durham

LIBERTY - Services for Lucille Wall Durham, 78, of Liberty, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell.

Burial will be in Durham Cemetery.

She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 12, 1925, in Argyle, she was the daughter of the late Edgar D. and Flossie Godbey Wall.

She was a member of Valley Oak Baptist Church and attended Mount Olive Christian Church. She was the widow of Dallon T. Durham and a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Durham of Yosemite; two sisters, Frieda Jasper of Mintonville and Marie Dick of Winchester, Ohio; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Thursday.

Arsanal "Junior" Rodgers

MORELAND - Services for Arsanal "Junior" Rodgers, 73, of Maxey's Valley, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. James Himes and J.D. Holly.

Burial will be in Needmore Cemetery in Casey County.

He died Monday at Casey County Hospital.

Born May 29, 1930, in Marion County, he was the son of the late Harvey and Sally Rodgers.

He was a retired farmer and and member of Spring Valley Love of Gods Ministries Church in Junction City and the church men's choir.

Survivors include two brothers, Raymond Rodgers and Carl Rodgers, both of Marion County; and his caregiver, Connie Crowe of Maxey's Valley.

Pallbearers will be Virgil, Tommy and Gary Griffin, Robert Cox, Mike Keelon and Vernon Richards.

The Spring Valley Love of Gods Ministries Church men's choir will be honorary pallbearers.

Visitation is 5:30-9 p.m. today.

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