Obituaries for Dec. 3

December 03, 2003

Lloyd W. Baldridge

Lloyd Wayne Baldridge, 68, of Johnstown, Pa., died Monday at James M. VanSant Medical Center in Altoona, Pa.

Born Nov. 24, 1935, in Flemingsburg, he was the son of the late Albert and Edith Harn Baldridge. He was a retired sales representative for Barrett Transports Co. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Ebensberg, Pa., and a Navy veteran, having served during the Korean and Vietnam wars.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela L. House Baldridge, formerly of Danville; three sons, Anthony W. Baldridge of Huntington, Pa., and Lloyd W. Baldridge and Keith Baldridge, both of Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Penny Jones of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; two brothers, Dillard Bare of Flemingsburg and Ernie Baldridge of Seamon, Ohio; and 11 grandchildren.

Services will be noon Friday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday.

Earl Lowry

HARRODSBURG - Earl Lowry, 79, of Myles Road, Nicholasville, husband of Mabel Lowry, died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.


Elvin Privett

STANFORD - Elvin Privett, 81, of Stanford, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 13, 1922, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Virgil and Minnie Owens Privett. He was a farmer and a member of Stanford Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Cora Privett; two sons, Gary and Dale Privett, both of McKinney; four daughters, Marilyn Ballard of Lancaster and Carolyn Rogers, Mary Sandra Griffin and Nora K. Walls, all of Stanford; two brothers, Hester and Danny Privett, both of Junction City; a sister, Eva Taylor of Danville; six grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his former wife, Edith McKee Privett, and a son, Lowell K. Privett.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Wilcher Cemetery.

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

Ruth Smith

STANFORD - Ruth Smith, 73, of Stanford, widow of Cal Smith, died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


William A. Jones

Services for William A. Jones, 76, of Hillcrest Drive, were 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Betsy Smith. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Sunday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Pallbearers were Matt Brewsaugh, Gil Brewsaugh Jr., John Lovejoy, Danny Moody and Don Turner.

Dorothy E. VanGilder

Services Dorothy Ellen "Dot" Englum VanGilder, 76, of Streamland Drive, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by Odis Clark. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Monday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born March 10, 1927, in Paris, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Grace Cleone Stubbs Englum. She was a bookkeeper and clerk for the city of Danville.

Survivors include her husband, Gerald E. VanGilder; a son, Eric VanGilder of Florida; two daughters, Ellen Clements of Danville and Jennifer Moore of LaGrange; a brother, Dick Englum of Pistol River, Ore.; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Pete Singleton, Bill Randolph, Jerry Dunn, George Cunningham, Dan Strobl, Sam Ponsoll, John Stigall and Gary Reynolds.

Honorary pallbearer is Roy Wolfe.

Visitation 5-8 p.m. today.

David Wilson

PERRYVILLE - Services for David Wilson, 49, of Wards Branch Road, Gravel Switch, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Wright. Burial will be in Simpson Cemetery, Casey County.

He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 4, 1954, in Boyle County, he was the son of Virgil and Elsie Wray Wilson of Gravel Switch. He was a former employee of Doss and Horky Co. and a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Gale Reardon Wilson; two daughters, Angela Wilson of Danville and Christy Owens of Lebanon; two sons, Matthew Preston of Gravel Switch and David Scott Wilson of Danville; a sister, Debbie Wofford of Gravel Switch; a brother, Frankie Wilson of Mitchellsburg; and two granddaughters.

Pallbearers will be Randy Douglas, Randy and Jason Wofford, Mark Owens, James Greene and Junior Fields. Honorary pallbearer is Jackie Douglas.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

Julia W. Watts

MORELAND - Services for Julia Watkins Watts, 88, of Hopkinsville, formerly of Moreland, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Frankfort Cemetery.

She died Monday at Covington Convalescence Center in Hopkinsville.

Born April 12, 1915, in Franklin County, she was a retired bookkeeper for The Advocate-Messenger, where she worked for more than 30 years. She was a member of Danville Business and Professional Women's Club, Lincoln County Homemakers Club and Hustonville Book Club. She was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church in Hopkinsville and was a charter member of Moreland First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school, sang with the choir and served as treasurer.

Survivors include a son, C. Michael Watts of Hopkinsville; a stepsister, Ida Mae Grimm of Ohio; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Pallbearers will be John Hester, Donald and Wayne Atwood, Billy Randolph, Gary Douglas and Greg Thomas. Honorary pallbearers are Carl McMullin and Gene Bell.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to the Alzheimer's Association, 3703 Taylorsville Road, Suite 102, Louisville 40220-1330.

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