Obituaries for Nov. 30

November 30, 2003

Stewart W. Christison

Stewart Wayne Christison Sr., 56, of McKinley Avenue, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 2, 1947, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late Hardin and Zelma Goodlet Christison. He was a former truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Elizabeth McCarty Christison; three sons, Stewart Christison Jr., and Patrick Lynn Christison, both of Danville, and Troy D. Hogue of Lexington; six brothers, Gary Christison of Stanford, and Bill, Jeff, Pete, Marcus and Terry Christison, all of Lexington; three sisters, Kim, Kay and Cynthia Christison, all of Lexington; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

George Glasscock

George Glasscock, 88, of Count Fleet Circle, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.


Robert A. Nichols

Robert Arnold Nichols, 80, of Indianapolis, Ind., a native of Danville, died Saturday in Birmingham, Ala. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Wayne D. Winkler

Wayne Douglas Winkler, 79, of Lincoln Avenue, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 6, 1924, in Estill County, he was the son of the late Willard and Artha Winkler.

He was a retired job setter in the refrigeration division of General Motors Corp., and a graduate of Estill County High School. He served in the Navy during World War II as a Seaman 1st class. He was a member of the Community Christian Church in Hamilton, Ohio, and belonged to the Lincoln Masonic Lodge 693 in Middletown, Ohio, the Scottish Rite and Eastern Star. He was a life member of Danville's VFW Post 3634 and American Legion Post 46. He was a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include his wife, Penny Lutes Winkler; two daughters, Connie Goodlett and Sharon Jones, both of Danville; two sisters, Anna Lou Lay of Irvine and Eva Wood of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; three brothers, Raymond Winkler of Miamisburg, Ohio, Robert Winkler of Hamilton, Ohio, and Greely Winkler of Irvine; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Breitenback-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home in Middletown, Ohio, by the Rev. Scott Swelbar. Burial will be in Butler County Memorial Park in Hamilton, Ohio.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday in Ohio.

Memorials may go to The Ohio Masonic Home Benevolent Endowment Foundation, 5 Masonic Drive, Springfield, Ohio, 45504-3658.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Donald Eliott

HARRODSBURG - Donald David Elliott, 50, of Ott Elliott Lane, died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born May 26, 1953, in Lexington, he was the son of Leona Devine Elliott and the late Col. Edwin T. Elliott. He was a self-employed entrepreneur and a member of the Pioneer Baptist Church.

Other survivors include a brother, Ott Elliott of Lawrenceburg;

He was preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Elliott.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Rick Snyder. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim Baum, Pat Tucci, Tom Culton, and Ott Elliott. Honorary bearers will be Osby Jones, Harriet Ruby and Lisa Patterson.

Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Monday at the chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Heritage Hospice, The Mercer Co. Humane Society, or to one's favorite charity.

Gertrude Sneed

LIBERTY - Gertrude Sneed, 85, of West Ky. 70, died Friday at Casey County Hospital.

Born April 11, 1918, in Adair County, she was a homemaker and member of Rheber Nazarene Church.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond Sneed; a daughter, Sue Karnes of Columbia; a sister, Della Sneed of Savannah, Ga.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, Danny Sneed.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Lonny Karnes. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.

Visitation is after 8 a.m. today.

Pallbearers are Mark Karnes, Keith Livermoore, Glen Holt, Garry Burke, Daniel Sneed and Darrell Baker.


Harry N. Brainard

A memorial service for Harry Norman Brainard, 73, of Raintree Circle, Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story.

He died Tuesday at home.

Born June 27, 1930, in Hastings, Mich., he was the son of the late Gerald and Arlene Taylor Brainard.

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Crumback of Stanford and Debbie Hall of Olivet, Mich.; four sons, Mike, Scott and Jim Brainard, all of Battlecreek, Mich. and Robert Brainard of Danville; two sisters, Norma Jean Vanschoick of Venice, Fla., and Joann Hawley of Bullhead, Ariz.; two brothers, Ronnie Hoffman of Augusta, Ga., and Jerry Brainard of Gowan, Mich.; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday.

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