Obituaries for Nov. 16

November 16, 2003

Harold L. Bodner

Harold Lyn Bodner, 48, of Brooksville, Fla., formerly of Danville, died Friday in Brooksville.

Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Violet E. Foley

Violet “Vie” Ecton Foley, of Old Lexington Road, died Saturday at Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

Born in Winchester, she was a daughter of the late Will B. and Mollie Webb Ecton. She was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church.

She was the widow of Charles W. Foley.

Survivors include a son, Charles William Foley of Danville; a grandson and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, followed by a private burial in Winchester Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.


Memorials may go to First Christian Church or Heritage Hospice.

Rose L. Yocum Dean

HARRODSBURG — Rose Louise Yocum Dean, 79, of Harrodsburg Health Care Center, died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Nov. 12, 1923, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Benny Martin and Solonia Bell Yocum. She was a retired homemaker, a member of Mercer County Senior Citizens and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

She was the widow of Carroll Price Dean.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Monroe of Harrodsburg; and a grandchild.

Services are 3 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert Defoor and Jerel Coffey. Burial is in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Marshall Thompson, Walter Monroe Jr., Charles “Chuck” McQuilliam, James “Jimmy” Sexton, Allan B. Yates and Donald Sexton. Honorary pallbearers are Charlie Monroe, Morris Yocum, Marvin Yocum, Elijah B. Yates, Larry Camic, Dr. Charles Hatcher and Dr. John S. Baughman.

Visitation is after 7:30 a.m. today.

Memorial may go to Mercer County Senior Citizens.

Hazel M. Elliott

LIBERTY — Hazel Marie Elliott, 73, of Liberty, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 8, 1930, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Kendrid R. and Nora Austin Elliott. She was a member of Mount Olive Christian Church.

Survivors include a sister, Delta Wall of Waynesburg.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Mount Olive Christian Church by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial is in Salyers Cemetery.

Visitation is 8-11:30 a.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. at the church.

Robert “Bobby” Leonard

HARRODSBURG — Robert C. “Bobby” Leonard, 76, of U.S. 127 North, Stanford, died Saturday at Veterans Affairs Department of Medical Care, Cooper Drive Division, in Lexington.

Born Feb. 13, 1927, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Bess Opal Demaree and Carl Leonard Sr. He was a retired L&M Tobacco Co. buyer, a farmer and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church, the Masonic Lodge and the Oleika Shrine Temple.

He was the widower of Delores Raiza Leonard.

Survivors include a son, Sleet Leonard of Danville; three daughters, Gayle Miller of Brandon, Miss., and Carla and Cecilia Leonard, both Harrodsburg; a brother, Carl Leonard Jr. of Harrodsburg; and five grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Don Chase. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Allen, John D. Brown, Jack Leonard, John Miller Jr., Pete Prewitt, Bill Shewmaker, Morris Allen Stewart and Donnie Tyler. Honorary pallbearers will be John Miller III, Forrest Bradshaw, Milton Catlett, Hunter Durr, Phillip Durr, G.G. Harmon, Billy Horn, Buster Young, Clyde Sinkhorn, Bob Tamme, Jess Tamme, and Taylor and Kyle Leonard.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Monday.

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Christian Church or Thompson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

W.E. Reynolds

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — W.E. Reynolds, 90, of Wartrace, Tenn., formerly of Danville, died Wednesday at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

He was a son of the late L.D. and Sarah Belle Quinn Reynolds. He was a farmer and a member of Wartrace Baptist Church.

He was the widower of Flossie Belle Denham Reynolds.

Survivors include two sons, Carlos Lynn Reynolds of Lake Harbor, Fla., and Jackie Dean of Shelbyville, Tenn.; two daughters, Patricia G. Whitaker of Paris and Dee R. Deming of Louisville; a brother, Hassell Reynolds of Kentucky; 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Services were held Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home by the Rev. Jamie Bone. Burial was in Hurricane Grove Cemetery in Coffee County.


Jason S. Dalton

LIBERTY — Services for Jason Scott Dalton, 30, of Liberty, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. John Dean. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

He died Thursday in Casey County.

Born Dec. 24, 1972, in Kokomo, Ind., he was a son of Miriam R. and Everett Dalton Sr. He was an employee of White’s Woodworking.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Madison Rose Dalton of Russiaville, Ind.; and two brothers, Everett Dalton Jr. and Frederick Dalton, both of Liberty.

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

Martha W. Messer

STANFORD — Services for Martha Wrenn Messer, 97, of Loudon, Tenn., formerly of Crab Orchard, were Saturday at Ephesus Baptist Church in Ottenheim. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Fort Sanders Park West Hospital.

Pallbearers were Jeff, Mike, Jimmy and Tommy Messer, Ray Norton, Dale Doyle and Jimmy Giles.

Spurlin Funeral Home of Stanford was in charge of local arrangements.

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