Obituaries for Feb. 17

February 17, 2004

Anna Belle Chambers

STANFORD - Anna Belle Cordier Chambers, 70, of Stanford Road, Lancaster, died today at her home. She was the widow of Hugh B. Chambers. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Letha Dickerson

LIBERTY - Letha Dickerson, 93, of Columbia, died Monday in Columbia.

Born March 24, 1910, in Adair County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Nancy Rich West. She was a homemaker and employee of Green River Rest Home, a member of Barnetts Creek United Methodist Church and the widow of Tommie Jesse Dickerson.

Survivors include four daughters, Rose Hagy, June Neat and Jo Ann Burton, all of Columbia, and Nancy Patterson of Liberty; three sons, Frank Dickerson of San Mateo, Calif., John and Thomas Dickerson, both of Liberty; a sister, Ruby Brown of Cincinnati; two brothers, Paul West of Columbia and Scott West of Cincinnati; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.


Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Barnetts Creek United Methodist Church by Troy Long. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Hazel C. Foster

STANFORD - Hazel Coleman Foster, 73, of Stanford, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Gertrude McKinney

HARRODSBURG - Gertrude McKinney, 91, of Mercer County, died Monday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Lewis D. Smith

HARRODSBURG - The Rev. Lewis D. Smith, 79, of Cardinal Drive, husband of Ann Smith, died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.

Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


George H. Brand

Services for George Henry Brand Jr., 61, of Hill-n-Dale Drive, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets, by the Rev Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery,

He died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born Aug. 28, 1942, in Danville, he was the son of the late George and Mae Helen Brand.

He was retired from the state Department of Parks at Constitution Square State Historic Site after 30 years of service.

He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Marie Cloud, Amber Brand and Tiara Brand, all of Danville; three sisters, Susie Beamon, Piccola Scott and Ella Scott, all of Cincinnati; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Shawn and Tony Napier, Chris Simpson, Nick Bates, Patrick Brand and Michael Hughes.

Honorary pallbearers are Coleman Singleton Jr., Coleman Singleton, Pete Cowherd, Raymond Houston Jr., William Ganns and Sammy Whitehead Sr.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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