Obituaries for March 2

March 02, 2004

Irvine J. Baker

Irvine J. Baker, formerly of Danville, died Feb. 23 in West Palm Beach, Fla.

He was the son of the late Mary and Sam Baker.

Survivors include his wife, Selma Baker; children, Linda, Debbie, Jackie and Leslie; a sister, Fannie Bakerv Weitz of Louisville; and six grandchildren.

Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society.

Carolyn Clarkson

Carolyn Clarkson, 77, died Monday at Select Specialty Hospital in Lexington.

Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Carrie Farmer

Carrie Farmer, 83, of Danville, died Tuesday at Harrodsburg Healthcare Center.


Arrangements are incomplete at Preson-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Lena Coffman

MORELAND - Lena Coffman, 87, of Orange Park, Fla., died Sunday in Florida.

Born Aug. 30, 1916, she was the daughter of the late James and Brusha Peyton Ellis. She was the widow of Elmer C. Coffman.

Survivors include a son, Elmer G. Coffman of Orange Park, Fla.; three sisters, Edna Peyton and Essie Taylor, both of Liberty, and Mary Mullins of Lebanon; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith.

Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

Elbert Conley

LANCASTER - Elbert "Gene" Conley, 64, of Lancaster, died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Survivors include a daughter, Robyn Long of Lancaster.

Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Fred Peavyhouse

STANFORD - Fred Peavyhouse, 88, of Hustonville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 12, 1916, he was the son of the late George and George Ann Peavyhouse. He was a farmer and a member of Poortown Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Brock Peavyhouse; a son, William K. Brock of Naples, Italy; two daughters, Elizabeth S. Luster of Hustonville and Mary A. Hawkings of Lawrence, Kan.; a brother, Walter Brooks of Casey County; and five grandchildren.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. John Lee Bryant.

Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Leslie, Danny, William, Alfred "Buddy" and Paul D. Berryman and Aaron Peters.

Honorary pallbearers will be Hank T. Berryman, David and Ricky Berryman, and Phillip and Robert D. Wiggs.

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

Sheila D. Tackette

WAYNESBURG - Sheila Dian Tackette, 51, of Eubank, died Monday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 31, 1953, she was the daughter of Arthur Tackette of Eubank and the late Deltie Bastin Tackette.

Survivors also include two sisters, Veronica Tackette of Hustonville and Karen Phillippe of Stanford.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Greg Nimmo. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today.


Frances H. Marcum

Services for Frances Ann Hill Marcum, 60, of Lexington, formerly of Danville, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Bausum.

Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Sunday at Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born Jan. 25, 1944, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Frances and Lydia M. Pittman Hill. She was a member of Salt River Baptist Church and had been a medical secretary for Dr. John D. Ruff in Lexington.

Survivors include a son, Matthew F. Jones of Lexington; and a sister, Alberta H. Willis of Lexington.

Pallbearers will be Curtis and Dickie Holmes, Mike Pittman, Wade Followell, Charlie Perry and George Jackson.

Honorary pallbearers will be M.L. "Jake" Holmes, Johnny Price Jr. and Adam Morgan.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to the American Diabetes Association.

George N. Pittman

MORELAND - Services for George Nathan Pittman, 16, of Stanford, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Freedom Baptist Church in Stanford by the Rev. Terry Holt. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.

He died Sunday at University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Born Sept. 29, 1987, in Pulaski County, he was the son of Barbara Pittman of Stanford.

Survivors include his mother; a sister, Patrica C. Pittman of Stanford; and grandfather, George E. Pittman of Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Donald and Anthony Pittman, Robbie Tinsley and Jarad Rogers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jesse Abel and Tony Pittman.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the church.

W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dora M. Whitehouse

Services for Dora Mae Whitehouse, 88, of Perkins Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Chuck White. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens, Mount Washington.

She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 20, 1915, in Spencer County, she was the daughter of the late Roscoe and Nancy Goodlett Hilbert.

She was retired from Kentucky State Hospital, was a member of Trinity Pentecostal Church of God, and was the widow of James Harold Whitehouse.

Survivors include a daughter, Helen I. Parker of Louisville; a son, Richard O. Whitehouse of Danville; two brothers, Rosco Hilbert Jr. of Jeffersontown, Ind., and Lester Franklin Hilbert of Louisville; a sister, Lula H. Jump of Louisville; two grandchldren; four great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Stuart Wayne Whitehouse.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Hilbert, Phillip and Tony Goodlett, Lanis Goodlett Jr., Kenny Ammons and Mike Hartman.

Honorary pallbearers will be Larry G. and Clifford Goodlett and Floying Thompson.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.

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