Obituaries for Jan. 26

January 26, 2004

Kathryn Ishmael

Kathryn Ishmael, 93, of Savannah Way, died Saturday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born Aug. 10, 1910, in Spencer, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Clemma M. Jackson Alfrey. She was owner of Mary Eva's Children's Shop for 31 years. She also had been a manager at J.J. Newberry Co. in Jellico, Tenn. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and volunteered in the church office. She was the widow of Joseph J. Ishmael.

Survivors include a niece, Mae "Tutter" Ingram of Danville; and two great-nieces.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Centenary United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lexington.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Morine B. Burger

PERRYVILLE - Morine Burton Burger, 70, of Robin Drive, Stanford, widow of Alton Burger, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home.


H. Lee Durham

MOUNT VERNON - H. Lee Durham, 88, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday at Rockcastle Hospital.

Born June 24, 1915, in McKinney, he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Vida E. Baugh Durham.

He was a retired University of Kentucky agriculture agent and received numerous career awards. He was a graduate of McKinney High School, earned a bachelor of science degree from Berea College and a master's degree in agriculture from UK. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving as part of the Eighth Air Force in the European Theater.

He also was a member of Mount Vernon First Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, choir member, Sunday school teacher and member of several church committees. Survivors include his wife, Laura R. Whitaker Durham; a daughter, Laura Lee Durham Wesley of Lancaster; and a grandson.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church by the Revs. Eddie Nation, Maynard Head and Wendell Romans. Burial will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the church.

Dowell & Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest Landrum

LANCASTER - Ernest Landrum, 86, of Hamilton Avenue, died Sunday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Mary J. Rogers

LANCASTER - Mary Joetta Rogers, 90, of Rogers Road, died Saturday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


Imogene A. Cox

Graveside services for Lillian Imogene Allen Cox, 80, of Lexington Center for Health and Rehabilitation, formerly of Danville, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Don Benningfield.

She died Saturday.

Born March 6, 1923, in Ellisburg, she was the daughter of the late Winfield S. and Lilly Ann Purdom Allen. She was a teacher in an Ellisburg one-room school and a homemaker, and a member of Ellisburg United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Forkland High School and Lindsey Wilson College, and attended University of Kentucky. She was the widow of Merrill Cox.

Survivors include a sister, Manelle Cox of Lexington.

There will be no visitation. Memorials may go to Alzheimer's Foundation.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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