Obituaries for Jan. 23

January 23, 2004

Lloyd M. Teaford

Lloyd M. Teaford, 85, of Garden City, Ga., died Tuesday at Memorial Health University Medical Center.

Born Sept. 21, 1918, in Walker County, Ala., he was a son of the late Jacob G. and Mary Alsap Teaford. He was a member of Chapel in the Gardens Presbyterian Church, served in World War II in the Panama Canal Zone and was former owner of Wentworth Sales Co. He was a charter member of Savannah West Rotary Club and a member of Frank F. Baker Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Smith Teaford, formerly of Danville; a son, Dr. Michael J. Teaford of Asheville, N.C.; two daughters, Dr. Patricia A. Teaford of Phoenix, Ariz., and Jennie T. Starkel of St. Joseph, Mo.; two brothers, Harry H. Teaford of Mobile, Ala., and William F. Teaford of Birmingham, Ala.; a sister, Betty Teaford of Jacksonville, Ill.; and two grandchildren.

Services are 3 p.m. today at Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home by the Rev. Daren Russell. Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine County.


Memorials may go to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, Ga., 31426 or Chapel in the Gardens Presbyterian Church, 93 Main St., Garden City, Ga., 31408.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Ruth M. Wilson

Ruth Mae Wilson, 64, of Oscar Johnson Road, Junction City, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 6, 1939, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Pearl Maupin Elder. She was a retired employee of AT&T.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby Wilson Sr., a daughter, Sheila Hardin of Casey County; two sons, Wade and Bobby Wilson Jr., both of Boyle County; five brothers, Hubert, Clysten, Leslie and Richard Elder, all of Boyle County, and Melvin Elder of Mercer County; a sister, Lena Cross of Boyle County; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Leland Lockhart. Burial will be in Wilson-Fairview Cemetery.

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

Memorials may go to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Charles Graham

LANCASTER - Charles Graham, 65, of Lancaster, died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Walter E. Stafford

LIBERTY - Walter Earl Stafford, 80, of Liberty, died Thursday at Casey County Hospital. He was the husband of Anita Stafford. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Emma M. Watts

HARRODSBURG - Emma Mildred Watts, 87, of Harrodsburg, died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


Alma W. Long

Services for Alma W. Long, 99, of Danville, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born June 26, 1904, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Minnie Shackleford Wayne. She was a former teacher and homemaker, a graduate of University of Kentucky and a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway. She was the widow of Grover Long.

Survivors include a son, Charles Long of Danville; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Hugh Long.

Pallbearers will be Mark, Greg, Steve and Hugh Randall Long, Patty and Van Majors.

Visitation is 3-5 p.m. today.

Pleas Travillian

HARRODSBURG - Services for Pleas Travillian, 98, of Cedar Lane, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Steve VanHook. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 5, 1905 in Lexington, he was the son of the late George T. and Samantha Payne Travillian. He was a retired coal miner and farmer and a member of Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jessie Lee Crick Travillian; four sons, Samuel and Lonnie Travillian, both of Harrodsburg, George Travillian of Florida, and Pleas Travillian Jr. of Frankfort; three daughters, Samantha Sturdivant and Zetta Lanham, both of Danville, and Mable Carrier of Frankfort; 27 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren, and 37 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sons, Chester, Stallard and David Travillian.

Pallbearers will be Chester, Pleas Jr., Lonnie, Steve, and Gardner Travillian, Joe Scott, Gary Pike and Brian Mardis.

Honorary pallbearers are David Dobbs, Odis Carroll, David Stratton, Johnny and Jason Carrier, David, George and Sam Travillian.

Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today from and after 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

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