Obituaries for March 16

March 16, 2004

George A. Coontz

George Albert Coontz, 69, of Junction City, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of JoAnn Hensley Coontz. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Tianna G. Sizemore

HARRODSBURG - Tianna Grace Sizemore, daughter of Charles R. and Brenda T. Snipes Sizemore of Orlando, Fla., was stillborn Wednesday.

Other survivors include a half brother, William G. Sizemore of Florida; and grandmothers, Anna F. Snipes of Lawrenceburg and Dolores J. Sizemore of Decatur, Ind.

Services were held Monday at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Thomas

LIBERTY - Dorothy Thomas, 84, of Liberty, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was the widow of Charles L. Thomas. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.


Charlotte W. White

LOUISVILLE - Charlotte "Scotti" Williams White, 62, of Crestwood, formerly of Danville, died Sunday.

She was a retired bookkeeper for the Kentucky Baptist Convention and a member of Middletown Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Robert E. White; 11 children, Mariann Arnold, Joe Dixon, Kenny Dixon, Stephen Dixon, Amy Dixon, Robert White Jr., Claire Greer, Mark White, Ben White, Michele Blubaugh and Vicki Hoskinson; and 12 grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Middletown Christian Church.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home.

Leemon Williams

LIBERTY - Leemon Williams, 71, of Waynesburg, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 30, 1932, in Mount Olive, he was the son of the late Wallace and Lizzie Floyd Williams. He was a retired nursing assistant and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Frances J. Gooch Williams; and a sister, Irene Falconberry of Waynesburg.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday.


William Grimes

HARRODSBURG - Services for William Grimes, 90, of Tyler Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Lester Tirey. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

He died Sunday at his home.

Born Feb. 28, 1914, in Jessamine County, he was the son of the late Leonard Grimes and Amanda Parr Gabhart. He was a retired self-employed building contractor, an Army Air Force veteran of World War II, and a member of Shawnee Run Baptist Church where was a member of the building committee, a trustee and a Sunday school clerk. He also had been a member of the Southern States board of directors and was the widower of Wilma King Grimes.

Survivors include a son, William R. Grimes of Stanford; a daughter, Martha Osborne of Sebastian, Fla.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Billy Grimes, Brent Osborne, Bobby and Mike Marshall, Tony Devine and Scotty Anderson. Honorary pallbearer is Charley Robinson.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Minnie P. Lane

LANCASTER - Services for Minnie Pearl Lane, 72, of Lakeview Drive, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Browning. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born Nov. 22, 1931, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Leland and Maggie Hurt Hardwick. She was a homemaker, wedding coordinator and a member of Dix River Baptist Church. She was the widow of Lois Donald Lane.

Survivors include four sons, Shelton D. Lane and Donald R. Lane, both of Garrard County, Randy Lane of Junction City and Mark Lane of Bardstown; a sister, Frances Spillman of New Albany, Ind.; two brothers, Charles L. Hardwick and Willie P. Hardwick, both of Lancaster; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Emit Long, Billy Moore, Bobby Dietrich, Bob Rankin, Sam Miller and Johnny Preston.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

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