Obituaries for Jan. 8

January 08, 2004

Casimir "Casey" Klisz

Casimir "Casey" Klisz, 78, of Forkland Road, husband of Laverne Cox Klisz, died Wednesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born March 6, 1925, in Freemont, Ohio, he was the son of the late Andrew and Kathryn Socha Klisz Sr. He was a retired tool and die engineer for Whirlpool Corp. and a blueberry farmer. He was known for developing a blueberry that grew well locally. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and American Legion. He was a former commander at Boyle Post 46, American Legion. He also was a Navy veteran of World War II, a Kentucky Colonel and was active with Forkland Community Center.

Survivors include his wife, Laverne Cox Klisz; two daughters, Theresa Klisz of McLean, Va., and Sara Klisz of Oak Park, Ill.; two stepdaughters, Sandra Mitchell of Union and Carolyn Bailey of Lexington; a son, James Klisz of Freemont, Ohio; three brothers, John, Joseph and Andrew Klisz, all of Freemont; three sisters, Mary Koller, Sophia Kuzma and Catherine Kritzell, all of Freemont; and four grandchildren.


Services will be Monday at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Freemont. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday at Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

Josephine H. Moore

Josephine Ella Hamon Moore, 90, of Louisville, formerly of Junction City, died Wednesday at her home.

Born March 12, 1913, in Kansas, she was the daughter of the late John and Mable McGiver Hamon. She was a hairdresser at Moore's Beauty Shop, the widow of June Moore, and a member of Junction City United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School. She was a graduate of Junction City High School.

Survivors include a daughter, Rachel Sherman of Louisville; a sister, Mary Coulter of Junction City; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be Junction City Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may go to Junction City United Methodist Church.

William G. Durham

LIBERTY - William Glenn Durham, 72, of Poplar Hill Road, died Tuesday in Eubank.

Born Jan. 3 1932, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Orville and Tryasa Patterson Durham. He was retired from the Air Force and attended Mount Olive Christian Church. He was the widower of Maxine Roy Durham.

Survivors include a son, Edward Durham of Stanford; a sister, Mary Carman of Junction City; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Greg Powell. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery.

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

Denver E. Bell

WAYNESBURG - Denver E. Bell, 86, of Kings Mountain, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Sadie Duncan

LANCASTER - Sadie Duncan, 88, of Lexington Road, died Wednesday. She was the widow of Cecil Duncan. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Dorothy Lockard

HARRODSBURG - Dorothy Lockard, 86, of Burgin, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Arlene M. Russell

LIBERTY - Arlene McQueary Russell, 85, of Noblesville, Ind., died Tuesday at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville.

Born Dec. 23, 1918, in Gilpin, she was the daughter of the late Ransom and Patria McQueary. She was a member of Noblesville First Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Paul Russell of Jackson, Miss., and Tim Russell of Noblesville; two daughters, Judy Smith of Plymouth, Ind., and Connie Snethen of Sheridan, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Poplar Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Greg Powell.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home.


Reva Strevels

Services for Reva Dennis Strevels, 86, of Parksville, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Alum Springs First Church of God by the Revs. Don Drake, Keith Willoughby and David Watson. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at her home.

Born July 3, 1917, in Red Ash, Va., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Maude Wilson Presley. She was the widow of Edgar M. Strevels. She was retired from Kentucky School for the Deaf and was a member of Alum Springs First Church of God.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy Devine and Doris Logsdon, both of Danville; two sons, Larry Strevels of Parksville and Marvin Rousey of Fort Myers, Fla.; two brothers, Kenneth Presley of Alum Springs and Elmer Presley of Burgin; two sisters, Naydean Johnson of Junction City and Imogene Gilstrap of Salem, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Andy Warner, Jason Strevels, Chris Goodlett, Daren Johnson, Larry Strevels Jr., Jim McElroy, Donnie Day and Scott Johnson.

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

Jason S. Baker

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