Obituaries for March 10

March 10, 2004

James R. Ellers

HARRODSBURG - James Richard Ellers, 76, of Old Louisville Road, Salvisa, died Tuesday at his home.

Born July 2, 1927, at Wallins Creek in Harlan County, he was the son of the late G.W. and Mildred Caress Ellers.

He grew up in Harrodsburg and was a former member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church. He served with the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, attended Georgetown College and retired as a salesman.

Survivors include a son, Gary Ellers of California; a daughter, Gayle Ellers Hamm of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Mildred Arens of Harrodsburg and Miriam Copp of Columbia City, Ind.; and two brothers, Jonathan Ellers of Kokomo, Ind., and George Ellers of Salvisa.


Private services will be conducted at Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Franklin Fields

STANFORD - Franklin Fields, 69, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Harold T. Goodlett

HARRODSBURG - Harold Truman Goodlett, 71, of Cornishville Street, died Tuesday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Arthur V. Taylor

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. - Arthur Vernon Taylor, 81, of Coconut Creek, Fla., died March 1.

He was born in Danville and attended Danville High School. He was a World War II veteran and a recipient of a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for Valor.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Taylor of Coconut Creek; two sons, Tom Taylor of Franklin, Tenn., and David Taylor of Warsaw; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held in Florida.

Carl W. Young

HARRODSBURG - Carl W. Young, 87, of Dixie Manor, died Tuesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangement are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


Agnes J. Ross

HARRODSBURG - Services for Agnes Jean Ross, 74, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Burnice Richardson. Burial will be in Willisburg Cemetery.

She died Monday at Harrodsburg Health Care.

Born Sept. 5, 1928, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Addie Lee Oldham Ross.

She was an employee of James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital and a member of Harrodsburg Church of Christ.

Survivors include a brother, Loraine Ross of Harrodsburg; and a sister, Julia Higginbotham of Harrodsburg.

Pallbearers will be Donald Ross, Chris and Kevin Higginbotham, Buddy Shirley, Bruce Parrott and Donnie Pinkston.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday.

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