Obituaries for Feb. 2

February 02, 2004

William C. Irvine

William Caldwell Irvine, 90, of Graham Road, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 4, 1913, in Danville, he was the son of the late Joseph W. and Deira Coulter Irvine. He was a retired farmer, an Army veteran of World War I, and a member of The Presbyterian Church. He was a 1930 graduate of Danville High School and a 1934 graduate of Centre College where he was a member of Beta Theta Phi.

Survivors include his wife, Mary L. Squisslet Irvine; a daughter, Mary Ann Irvine Flynn of Atlanta, Ga.; and two grandsons.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bellevue Cemetery.

Memorials may go to Danville-Boyle County Emergency Medical Service or Danville-Boyle County Humane Society.

Lucy Walton

Lucy Burnett Stevens Walton, 96, of Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 6, 1907, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late David and Margaret C. Anderson Stevens. She was a homemaker and oldest charter member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher. She was a former employee of Ephraim McDowell Hospital, a member of its auxiliary, and the widow of Roy Walton.


Survivors include a daughter, Betty Walton Baker of Danville; a stepdaughter, Edwina Beasley of Lancaster; two sisters, Christine Taylor of Stanford and Melinda Cowan of Lancaster; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

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

Memorials may go to Calvary Baptist Church.

Lawrence Hudson

Lawrence Hudson, 86, of Sunrise Shores, died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Lucy O. Baim

BLANCHARD, PA. - Lucy Onstott Baim, 91, of Hattiesburg, Miss., died Jan. 25.

Born April 7, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Nannie Onstott. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University and started her teaching career at Moreland High School. She later taught elementary education in Pennsylvania. Upon retirement, she moved to Florida with her husband, Frank. He was pastor of Moreland Church of Christ in the late 1930's and preceded her in death in 1994.

Survivors include two daughters, Juanita Crawford of Newark, Del., and Sharon Johnson of Hattiesburg; a son, Robert Baim of Lynchburg, Va.; a sister, Sue Onstott Crossett of Hattiesburg; and two grandchildren.

Interment will be at Blanchard, Pa., Church of Christ Cemetery.

Louis M. Benge

HARRODSBURG - Louis Martin Benge, 60, of Hensley Heights, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Nov. 25, 1943, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Martin J. and Mary Elizabeth Gabhart Benge. He was a manager of Kentucky Tire Outlet, member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and a 1963 graduate of Harrodsburg High School.

Survivors include his wife, Rosetta Russell Benge; and two sisters, Yuvonne Wesley and Nancy Pinkston, both of Harrodsburg.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Home by the Revs. Jerel Coffey, Jeff Barrett and Daniel Wilson. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be J.D. Dean, Mark and Steve Bugg, Ben Hein, Kenny Lister, Kenny Lister Jr., Ken Marshall, Dee Wesley, Anthony Mobley and Tony Best.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may go to Gideon's International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, Ky. 40330 or to a charity of one's choice.

John A. Blakemore

STANFORD - John A. Blakemore, 45, of Lancaster Road, died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Robert C. Lamb

LANCASTER - Robert C. Lamb, 60, of Cincinnati, formerly of Garrard County, died Saturday at University of Cincinnati Hospital.

He was the son of the late Gilbert and Nancy Helton Lamb. He was a retired automobile salesman, a Vietnam War veteran and former prisoner of war.

Survivors include a brother, Willie Lamb of Lancaster; and two sisters, Betty Davis of Lancaster and Christine Talley of Danville.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Walter Bowling and James Bolhman. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.


Bettie J. Cooke

Services for Bettie J. Cooke, 72, of Waterworks Road, were today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Lance Perry. Burial was in Camp Nelson Cemetery.

She died Friday at her home.

Pallbearers were Steve and Terry Hogue, John Bottoms, Kenneth Henry, Tom Cooke and Joey Major. Honorary pallbearers were Kim Major, Sophia Silva, Chloe Beckner and Bella Cooke.

Harvey Sexton

HARRODSBURG - Services for Harvey "Buddy" Sexton, 79, of Bradford Lane, will be noon Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. James Thobaben. Burial with military honors will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.

He died Friday in Richmond.

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