Obituaries for March 15

March 15, 2004

Jesse H. Farris

CRAB ORCHARD - Jesse H. Farris, 69, of Lexington, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Aug. 10, 1934, in Lexington, he was the son of the late Nathan and Gladys Brown Farris. He was a retired employee of IBM and a Navy veteran.

Survivors include three daughters, Karen Rodgers of Fort Walton, Fla., Katrina Gjuraj of Lakeland, Fla., and Kimberly Schamberger of Las Vegas, Nev.; two sisters, Mildred Irvine of Riverside, Calif., and Lorene Soares of Buffalo, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.


Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Ottawa Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Thelma Goodwin

CRAB ORCHARD - Thelma Goodwin, of Lexington, died Friday.

Born in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Myrtle Gieszel Goodwin. She was a member of Central Christian Church, Woman's Club of Central Kentucky and Lexington Chapter of Business and Professional Women's Club.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Mildred Goodwin of Stanford; a niece; and a nephew.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland, Lexington, by the Rev. Michael Mooty. Burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Central Christian Church.

Information is courtesy of McKnight Funeral Home.

William Grimes

HARRODSBURG - William Grimes, 90, of Tyler Avenue, husband of Wilma King Grimes, died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Minnie Lane

LANCASTER - Minnie Lane, 72, of Lakeview Drive, died Sunday at her home. She was the widow of Donald Lane. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Conrad Peavler

SPRINGFIELD - Conrad Peavler, 79, of Mackville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 12, 1924, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Chester and Margie Warner Peavler. He was a retired farmer and a retired employee of Ford Motor Co. and a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church and Magnolia Masonic Lodge. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Belgium, Germany and France, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6951, American Legion Post 52 in Harrodsburg, 82nd Airborne Association of Dayton, Ohio, and a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include his wife, Velma Clark Peavler; two sons, Barry Peavler and Lowell Peavler, both of Mackville; a daughter, Beverly Peavler of Harrodsburg; a sister, Modena Foster of Willisburg; and six grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Deep Creek Baptist Church by Fred Whitacre. Burial will be in Peter Cemetery with military rites.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. at Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.


Walter Saylor

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Walter Saylor, 65, of Sycamore Street, were today at McKnight Funeral Home by Arnold Larkin. Burial was in Hopkins Cemetery.

He died Saturday at his home.

Born Oct. 16, 1938, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of Blanche Hopkins Saylor of Crab Orchard and the late Jack Saylor. He was a member of Church of Christ and a former employee of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Other survivors include three sons, Tony Saylor of Crab Orchard, Terry Saylor of Stanford and Tim Saylor of Brodhead; two daughters, Theresa Bohlman of Brodhead and Tabitha Saylor of Mount Vernon; four brothers, Truman, Tommy and J.D. Saylor, all of Crab Orchard, and Ted Saylor of Somerset; three sisters, Elsie Stevens, Linda Dowell and Lily Parker, all of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Pallbearers were Thomas, Douglas and Shane Saylor, Dale Dowell, Ricky Johnson and David Parker.

Honorary pallbearers were Ryan Volk, Terry Toomey, Jason Childress, Nathan Bohlman, and Dameon and Johnny Denny.

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