Obituaries for Feb. 11

February 11, 2004

Michael Brown

Michael Brown, 31, died Tuesday at his home in Meadow Run Apartments. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Lyndall E. Houchins

HARRODSBURG - Lyndall Elerd Houchins, 86, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, died Tuesday.

Born July 6, 1917, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Lindsey and Rosalee Trower Elerd. She was the chief clerk at E.W. Brown Generating Plant until she retired in 1957. She was the first employee hired at the plant and was the only female employee for most of her career. She was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church and the widow of Stanley Houchins.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. There will be no visitation.


Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Baptist Church, 312 S. Main St., Harrodsburg 40330.

Collettie McMullin

STANFORD - Collettie McMullin, 77, died today at Fort Logan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Sarah H. Patterson

HARRODSBURG - Sarah Elizabeth Hopper Patterson, 95, of Ridgeway Drive, died Tuesday at her home.

Born Sept. 16, 1908, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Richard W. and Lucille Davis Hopper. She was a homemaker, a member and former president of the Civic Garden Department of Harrodsburg Women's Club, a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, and a member and Sunday school teacher at Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, James T. Patterson Jr. of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Mary Patterson Relaford of Harrodsburg; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Betty Patterson Guthrie and Elinor Patterson Turnor.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Harrodsburg United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jim Owens. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bradley S. Guthrie, James T. Patterson III, Thomas P. Guthrie, George N. Woolcott, James P. Wolfe and Danny S. Goodwin.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg United Methodist Church Endowment Fund.


Clifford Coyle

Services for Clifford L. "Clippy" Coyle, 59, of Shelbyville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Monday in Shelbyville.

Born Sept. 14, 1944, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Clifford L. and Lucille Arnold Coyle. He was an engineer with L&N Railroad for 33 years, a member of Springfield Baptist Church and an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Springfield Lodge 50, F&AM, Louisville Scottish Rite Temple, Kosair Temple and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Survivors include his wife, Ingrid Jackson Coyle; two sons, Clifford L. "Skip" Coyle III of Louisville and Marcus C. Coyle of Shelbyville; and two sisters, Carol Adams of Danville and Marilyn Meyer of Springfield.

Pallbearers will be Ben Medley, Brad Mulligan, Nathan Simpson, Nathan Thomas, Chris Miller, Brandon Quire, Conaire Smith and Scott Sagesar.

Honorary pallbearers are Richard Black, Jim Rose, Tommy Stuart, Brian and Charlie Adams, Dennis and Ellis Lopez and Barney Jonathan Hall.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home in Shelbyville and after 11 a.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home in Danville.

Memorials may go to Kosair Children's Hospital, Oncology Department; or Galilean Children's Home, P.O. Box 880, Liberty, Ky. 42539.

Katherine Hillard

Services for Katherine Hillard, 83, of Willow Creek Drive, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Brewster McCloud. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Monday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born Oct. 21, 1920, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Pearl Yates Semonis. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway. She was the widow of Ted Hillard.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Hargis and Mary Wanda Smith, both of Danville; a son, Don Hillard of Lexington; a sister, Rose Middleton of Stanford; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Danny, Billy and Bobby Hargis, Raymond Middleton, Mike Belcher and Frank Bradley.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Charlie A. Baker

PERRYVILLE - Services for Charlie Andrew Baker, 68, of Shelbyville, formerly of Mercer County, were today at Wilder Funeral Home by Jeff Whitehouse. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.

He died Sunday in Shelbyville.

Pallbearers were Jason Brammer, Kenny, Bobby and Carl Lee Baker, Chris Gribbins and Brandy Brammer Ammons.

Honorary pallbearer was Austin Crowe.

John P. Amstutz

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