Obituaries for March 19

March 19, 2004

John V. Masters

CRAB ORCHARD - John Vernon Masters, 80, of Somerset, died Feb. 28.

Born Dec. 4, 1924, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of the late Goodloe and Susie Wilson Masters. He was a project engineer, attended University of Kentucky and was an Air Force pilot during World War II and the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Alberta Masters; three sons, John, Jeff and Mark Masters; two daughters, Julie Dazier and Jayne May; and 11 grandchildren.

Burial was in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Gladys L. Rogers

LANCASTER - Gladys Layton Rogers, 95, of Twin Lakes Drive, died Thursday at Garrard County Long Term Care facility.

Born Sept. 9, 1908, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse W. and Oscie Calico Layton. She was a homemaker and a member of Hyattsville Baptist Church and the Joymakers Club. She was the widow of Perry Rogers.


Survivors include two sons, Buddy Rogers of Lancaster and Jack Rogers of Leesburg, Fla.; a daughter, Joyce Friend of Lancaster; two brothers, Lewis and Harold Layton, both of Lancaster; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Everett Priddy. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy, Hal, Daryl and Danny Rogers, Larry Grubbs and John Friend.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Up With Youth and Heritage Hospice.

William J. Sexton

HARRODSBURG - William Jefferson Sexton, 91, widower of Lula Mae Jenkins Sexton, died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Pearl B. Wotowiec

INDIANAPOLIS - Pearl Lee Bolton Wotowiec, 73, of Indianapolis, died March 7 at Methodist Hospital.

Born June 25, 1930, in Lancaster, she was an employee of Indianapolis Police Department, Zayres and Cub Foods before retiring.

Survivors include a son, Michael L. Wotowiec; three brothers, Clyde and Victor Bolton, both of Lancaster, and Herschel Bolton of Indianapolis; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Eternal Life Tabernacle.

Alpha Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.


Marjorie Mayfield

STANFORD - Graveside services for Marjorie Mayfield, 77, of Jamestown, formerly of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Thursday at Russell County Hospital.

Born Jan. 4, 1927, in Corbin, she was the daughter of the late Enoch "Doc" and Martha Boone Roberts. She was a seamstress and retired from Cowden Manufacturing Co.

Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Schlather; three daughters, Cynthia Boils of Russell Springs and Maxine Davis and Jackie Pierce, both of Campbellsville; a son, Tom Noe of Lexington; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Wallace A. Parks Sr.

HARRODSBURG - Services for Wallace A. "Pee Wee" Parks Sr., 67, of Henrico Road, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Little Zion Baptist Church by Phillip A. Yates. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites.

He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 15, 1936, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late James M. and Marie Williams Parks. He was a retired machine operator and chemical supervisor for IBM Inc. in Lexington, valedictorian of the West Side High School Class of 1954, and an Air Force veteran. He served as an Air Force police officer from 1955 until 1959 and then remained in the Air Force Reserve until 1961. He was a member of Loyal Benevolent Lodge in Burgin and Little Zion Baptist Church, where he served as trustee and member of the senior adult choir. He was the current president of Harrodsburg Lions Club and was a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include his wife, Anna White Parks; two sons, Wallace Parks and Marty F. Parks, both of Lexington; a daughter, Jennifer Ann Parks of Lexington; three brothers, William H. Parks Sr. and Charles M. Parks Sr., both of Harrodsburg, and Lucian E. Parks of Georgia; two sisters, Louise Phillips of San Diego, Calif., and Cora Parks Allen of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Carl Almgren, Norman Bartleson, James Dunn, Andy Harris, James Thurman and James Milburn. Honorary pallbearers are members of Harrodsburg Lions Club.

Visitation will be 6-8 pm Sunday at Little Zion Baptist Church.

Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102, Harrodsburg, or to Little Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, East Water Street, Burgin.

Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Allie M. Woodall

STANFORD - Services for Allie Mae Woodall, 79, of Shea Villa Apartments, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Stanford Baptist Church by Hillard Foster and Mark Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 9, 1924, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Mark T. and Elsie VanWinkle Mullins. She was a caretaker for the elderly and a member of Stanford Baptist Church and Lincoln County Senior Citizens. She was the widow of Willie Woodall.

Survivors include three daughters, Thelma Blanton and Lucille Williams, both of Waynesburg, and Barbara Long of Stanford; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Gary Mullins, Troy Long, Johnny and Doug Blanton, Justin Smith, Jeffrey and Bill Williams Jr. and Jimmy Walls.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home and after noon Saturday at the church.

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