Obituaries for Dec. 29

December 29, 2003

William H. Hendrick

William Henry Hendrick Jr., 83, of O'Hara Drive, died Sunday at Taylor Manor Nursing Home in Versailles.

Born Dec. 17, 1920, in Warren County, he was the son of the late William H. and Virginia Vasati Hendrick. He was a retired postal inspector and was an Air Force pilot during World War II in the European and Pacific Theatres and during the Korean War. He taught flying from 1946-1950 and attended Western Kentucky University. He was a member and former elder of West End Church of Christ and the widower of Ann Campbell Hendrick.

Survivors include his wife, Wathalyne Carman Hendrick of Danville; two daughters, Barby Wilson of Signal Mountain, Tenn., and Becky Stone of Palm Harbor, Fla.; two stepsons, Bill and John Carman, both of Lexington; a sister, Helen Tabor of Bowling Green; two grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at West End Church of Christ. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Murphreesboro, Tenn.


Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to West End Church of Christ building fund.

Josephine E. Simpson

Josephine Edna Simpson, 88, of Boneyville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 27, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Fee and Nora Simpson. She was a member of Boneyville Baptist Church.

Survivors include two brothers, Theodore Simpson and Herbert Simpson, both of Stanford; and two sisters, Lucy Logan and Rosetta Simpson, both of Stanford.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Boneyville Baptist Church.

Burial will be in Eli Simpson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Timmy, Sidney, Kelvin, Kevin and James Alcorn, Joe Logan, Aaron Simpson and Jason Smith. Honorary pallbearers are John, James, Clarence and Ernest Gooch.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Boneyville Baptist Church.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy R. Thompson

Nancy Catherine Randolph Thompson, 63, of Scott Lane, died Sunday at her home.

Born May 20, 1940, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Deward and Mary Price Randolph.

She was a homemaker and a member of Moreland Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Thompson; a daughter, Dana Simpson of Moreland; four sons, Billy W. King of Nicholasville and Gregory L. Thompson, Larry G. Thompson and Gary D. Thompson, all of Junction City; three brothers, Elwood Randolph of Moreland, Billy Randolph of Harrodsburg and Jerry Randolph of Lexington; a sister, Mary E. Walls of Junction City; and 13 grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Myrtle V. Dearing

HARRODSBURG - Myrtle V. Dearing, 83, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Flora M. Doolin

LANCASTER - Flora Mae Doolin, 94, of Flora Way, died today at her home. She was the widow of Raymond Doolin.

Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

James Purcell

LANCASTER - James Purcell, 69, of Richmond, died Sunday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Joy M. Reynolds

STANFORD - Joy May Reynolds, 80, of Stanford, died Sunday at Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Georgie Slone

LANCASTER - Georgie Slone, 85, of Stingy Creek Road, died today at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Lester M. Webb

CANEYVILLE - Lester M. Webb, 81, of Hustonville, died Friday at his residence.

Born Dec. 30, 1921, in Letcher County, he was the son of the late Willie P. and Nellie A. Blakely Webb.

Survivors include his wife, Donnie Payton Webb; two daughters, Joyce Webb of Ohio and Carolyn Webb of Calumet City, Ill.; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Dermitt Funeral Home by Leonard Embry. Burial will be in Layman Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation is after 3 p.m. today.

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