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February 20, 2004

LEBANON - Lonnie Thomas "Tom" Short, 82, of Lebanon, died Wednesday at Norton Hospital.

Born Dec. 29, 1921, in Burnside, he was the son of the late Richard Stark and Ethel Davis Short. He was a retired employee of Adelphia Cable Co. He was the widower of Lita Mae Vaughn Short.

Survivors include two daughters, Sue Thomas of Calvary and Bonnie Farmer of Campbellsville; two sons, Mike Short of Lebanon and Bob Short of Perryville; a brother, Richard Short of Somerset; three sisters, Lola Phillips of Winchester, Ruby Delaney of Hohenwald, Tenn., and Aline Bagwell of Roebuck, S.C.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Bill Short.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bosley Funeral Home by the Rev. Victor Stansbury. Burial will be in Ryder Cemetery.


Visitation is after 3 p.m. today.

Eugene E. Willis

LOUISVILLE - Eugene E. "Willie" Willis, 70, of Louisville, died Sunday at Norton Audubon Hospital.

He was an employee of General Electric Co., a Navy veteran and a member of IUE Union 761.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Belle Falconberry Willis; his mother, Sally Jarimillo; two sons, Marion L. and Loren Willis, both of Louisville; a brother, William Willis; eight grandchildren.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home.


Fred N. Bugg

HARRODSBURG - Services for Fred N. Bugg, Jr., 87, of North Main Street, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Richard Easterling. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites.

He died Wednesday, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 24, 1916, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Dave and Lucy French Bugg. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a retired construction worker for Conrad Gibson and the McGlone & Taylor Construction Co.

Survivors include his wife, Lula Mae McGinnis Bugg; three sons, Fred Bugg Jr. and Jeff Bugg, both of Harrodsburg, and Wayne Bugg of Bloomfield; three daughters, Freida Carpenter of Springville, Tenn., Gayle Yocum and Jean Bugg, both of Harrodsburg; a granddaughter whom he raised, Denise Southerland of Lancaster; a stepdaughter, Joyce Devine of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Buford Bugg of Harrodsburg and Raymond Bugg of Elizabethtown; a sister, Hazel Dorsey of Harrodsburg; 15 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Denzil Barnes.

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

Memorials may go to Alzheimer's Association, Lexington/Bluegrass Chapter, 836 Euclid Avenue, Suite 100, Lexington, KY 40502.

Arvil L. Spears

SCIENCE HILL - Services for Arvil Lee Spears, 81, of Orange City, Fla., will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethelridge United Methodist Church by Brian Janes and Richard Otto. Burial will be in Bethelridge Cemetery.

He died Monday at his home.

Survivors include a son, Arvis R. Spears of Danville; two daughters, Anna C. Spears Broce of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Alice R. Spears Smith of Deltona, Fla.; a stepbrother, Ken Wesley; a half brother, Arnold Spears; a stepsister, Lillian Wesley; four half sisters, Kay Wesley, Betty Spears, Sondra Drury and Faye Wesley; and five grandchildren.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. to day at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with a Masonic service at 7 p.m.|

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