Obituaries for Feb. 10

February 10, 2004

Clifford Coyle

Clifford Coyle, 59, died Monday in Shelbyville. He was the husband of Ingrid Jackson Coyle.

Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Katherine Hillard

Katherine Hillard, 83, of Willow Creek Drive, died Monday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Charlie A. Baker

PERRYVILLE - Charlie Andrew Baker, 68, of Shelbyville, formerly of Mercer County, died Sunday in Shelbyville.

Born Feb. 10, 1935, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late William T. Baker and Mae VanArsdell Baker Devine.


He was a retired self-employed carpenter and farmer and a member of Perryville Christian Church.

Survivors include his former wife, Rosemary Bugg Baker of Perryville; three daughters, Janet Crowe and Tina Baker, both of Perryville, and Charlotte Brammer of Elizabethtown; two brothers, Forest Baker of Georgia and Carl Baker of Danville; eight grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by Jeff Whitehouse. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

John P. Amstutz

LANCASTER - John Pritchard Amstutz, 86, of Wilmore, died Monday at his home.

He was the husband of Hazel Steenwyck Amstutz. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Annie P. Herrell

HARRODSBURG - Annie Lou Proctor Herrell, 95, of Pleasant Hill Drive, Burgin, died Monday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born March 3, 1908, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Atwood and Hattie Smith Proctor. She was a retired teacher at Burgin Independent School, a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church and the widow of Oakley Herrell.

Survivors include a sister, Ruby Proctor of Burgin.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Robert DeFoor, Proctor Riggins and Mike Hamby. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Leach, Ernest Nave, Douglas Sanders, Curtis Bailey, David Sims and Bob Williams.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Baptist Church or a charity of one's choice.

James Tovey

HARRODSBURG - James Tovey, 49, of Martin Lane, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

He was the husband of Pam Tovey. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


Bessie Murphy

LANCASTER - Services for Bessie Murphy, 94, of Herring Heights, will be 2:30 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Daryl Hodge and David Young. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

She died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Pallbearers are Ray, Mark, Jordon, Carmen and Devin Murphy, Roy Hall and J.P Goens.

Harmon Shelton

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Harmon Shelton, 51, of Crab Orchard, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Sunday.

Born May 19, 1952, in Garrard County, he was the son of Edna Mae Lamb Shelton of Stanford and the late Harmon Shelton. He was a former employee of Cherokee Sales Co. and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include six sons, Tim Shelton of Danville, Jay Shelton of Versailles, Joseph and Chad E. Shelton, both of Lancaster, and Nathaniel and Julian Rada, both of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Tina Webb of Lily; two sisters, Ruth Fields and Brenda Harris, both of Crab Orchard; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jenniffer Graham; and a grandson.

Pallbearers will be Tim, Joseph, Chad and Jay Shelton, Nathaniel and Julian Rada and John Webb.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

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