Obituaries for Jan. 11

January 11, 2004

John E. Hinkle

John Everett Hinkle, 72, of Baughman Avenue, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 27, 1931, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late Tom and Bessie Cook Hinkle. He was the husband of Ramona Phillips Hinkle.

He was a retired mechanic and truck driver and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a former race car driver and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Hinkle.

Survivors include three sons, Charles Hinkle of Salvisa, Lawrence Hinkle of Mt. Vernon and Clyde Hinkle of Junction City; three brothers, Ed and James Hinkle, both of Danville, and Jack Hinkle of Independence; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Wesley. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Chris, Chad, Jason and J.B. Hinkle, April Thompson and Emily Durham.

Honorary pallbearers will be his great-grandchildren, Bob Grubbs, Delmar Wilson, John Stevens, Charles Stafford and Bobby Pemberton.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society.

Donna A. McKitric

Donna Ann McKitric, 51, of Lexington, formerly of Danville, died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Aug. 17, 1952, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Lucille McKitric.

She was a graduate of Old Bate High School and an employee with the University of Kentucky for 28 years.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Danville.

Survivors include a son, Michael McKitric of Lexington, and one grandchild.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hill and Dale Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ameen Berious, Bret Flatter, Derek Slaughter, Donald Lancaster, Keith Stallworth and Raymond Huston Jr.

Visitation will be 12 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Arrangements were handled by Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Lillie A. Collins

WAYNESBURG - Lillie Addington Collins, 88, of Nicholasville, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Dec. 28, 1915, in Letcher County, she was the daughter of the late Campbell and Vickie Mullins Addington. She was the widow of Arthur Collins.

She was a homemaker and member of Waynesburg Order of the Eastern Star 501 and Burgin Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Thomas Collins of Boston, Ky., and Steve Collins of Lexington; four daughters, Velma Ware of Sarasota, Fla., Peggy Estes of Lexington, Barbara Goodlett of Venice, Fla., and Linda Vaught of Somerset; a brother, Ernest Addinton of Hustonville; a sister, Geneva Gooch of South Fork; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Todd Rader. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until the service Monday at the funeral home.

Edith M. Daugherty

PERRYVILLE - Edith Mills Daugherty, 71, of Forkland Road, died Friday at Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.

Born June 28, 1932, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison and Gertie King Mills.

She was a self-employed seamstress and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Diane Reynolds of Gravel Switch, and Sharon Upchurch of Danville; a son, Benjamin Daugherty of Junction City; a sister, Myrtle Waits of Danville; a brother, Delbert Mills of Frankfort; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Drake. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may go to Christian Radio Station WDFB, P.O. Box 106, Danville, Ky., 40423.

Dudley Huffman

HARRODSBURG - Dudley Huffman, 76, of Cornishville Road, died Friday at his residence.

Born June 13, 1927, in Cornishville, he was the son of the late Dewey and Evelyn Wilham Huffman. He was the husband of Gertie Elliott Huffman.

He was an Army veteran of World War II and a Kentucky Colonel. He was a member of Cornishville Christian Church, McAfee Masonic Lodge 229 and Eastern Star.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stephanie Shuman.

Survivors include a son, Dudley Huffman Jr., of Mercer County; a daughter, Teresa Shuman of Mercer County; two brothers, Larue Huffman of Cornishville, and Kenneth Huffman of Harrodsburg; three granddaughters, and one great-grandson.

Service will be 1p.m. Monday at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Curtis Sims and Paul Readnour. Burial will be in Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Beatrice Mills

LIBERTY - Beatrice Mills, 88, of Smith Road, died Friday at Carroll County Hospital in Carrollton.

Born Feb. 15, 1915, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Harrison and Pearl Mae Vanoy King. She was the widow of Howard W. Mills.

She was a housewife and member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church.

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