Obituaries for Feb. 13

February 13, 2004

Edith M. Wallace

Edith Mae Wallace, 86, of Rosemont Avenue, died Thursday at Lexington Country Place.

Born Jan. 31, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Andy and Lula Jenkins. She was an interior designer, a homemaker and member of Indian Hills Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Lula Marshall of Jasper, Ind., and Brenda Pleasant of Lexington; a son, Ollie Wallace of Lexington; three sisters, Izetta Young of Nicholasville, Elizabeth Hammond of Georgetown and Nancy Robey of Elizabethtown; a brother, Embroy Jenkins of Newtown; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dottie Nevius.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Odis Clark. Burial in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens in Lexington.


Pallbearers will be Davis Pleasant, Scott Wallace, Ed Tomlinson, Allen Nevius, Todd Nevius and Junior Cox. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Robey, John Duff, Johnny Jenkins, Gerry Jenkins, John Preston Jenkins, Benny Lyons, Eddie Arnold and Junior Jenkins.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today.

Margaret A. Baughman

MORELAND - Margaret Ann Baughman, 80, of Hustonville, died Thursday at her home.

Born July 17, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Hettie Floyd Baughman. She was retired from the University of New York at Oneonta where she served as associate dean of students. She was a member of Hustonville Christian Church and received her undergraduate degree from Brenau College in Gainesville, Ga., and her master's from Indiana University.

Survivors include two brothers, Sam H. Baughman of Hustonville and John H. Baughman of Athens, Ala.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Betsy Smith and Don Burton. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Billy Ray Douglas, Josh Douglas, Steve Porter, Glen Shearer, Jimmy Baughman, Fred Reichenbach and Brian Gover.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

Memorials may go to Lincoln County Educational Fund, P.O. Box 423, Stanford 40484 or to one's favorite charity.


Irene H. Shewmaker

PERRYVILLE - Services for Irene Hays Shewmaker, 92, of Mason Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Clyde Strunk. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

She died Wednesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

She was the daughter of the late Edgar and Emma Pearl Tatum Hays. She was a homemaker, a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church and the widow of Prentice Shewmaker.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty Marie Cummins of Harrodsburg; two sons, DeRotha "Woe" Shewmaker of Danville and Tallmadge "Tuck" Shewmaker of Parksville; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

Memorials may go to Gethsemane Baptist Church building fund or Heritage Hospice.

Henry Jacoby

Services for Henry Jacoby, 94, of Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation, will be at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at a later date.

He died Tuesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born May 19, 1909, in Pittsburgh, Pa., he was the son of the late John and Mildred Shilling Jacoby. He was a controller for Westinghouse in Pittsburgh.

Survivors include a son, John Jacoby of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

Local arrangements were handled by Stith Funeral Home.

Ray Morford

LANCASTER - Services for Ray Morford, 97, of High Bridge Road, will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. David Rayburn. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at Bluegrass Community Hospital in Versailles.

Born July 2, 1906, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late James and Mary Bessie Morford. He was a retired farmer, a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church and the widower of Sadie Morford.

Survivors include a son, Paul B. Morford of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Wesley Gifford, George Day, Ronnie Lane, Mark Jackson, Jimmy Morford and Preston Leach.

Honorary pallbearers are Phil and Karen Guyn, Wayne and Joyce Walker and Danny Ayres.

Visitation is 6:30-9 p.m. today.

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