Area obituaries for March 23

March 23, 2004

Kenny Chitwood

MORELAND - Kenny Chitwood, 54, of Hustonville, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

James N. Fletcher

CRAB ORCHARD - James Newton "Newtie" Fletcher, 68, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at his home.

Born March 8, 1936, in Poor Valley, Va., he was the son of Thelma Little Fletcher of Crab Orchard and the late James F. Fletcher. He was a semi-retired farmer and a former employee of Bluegrass Stockyards, a member of Lexington Farmers Market for 25 years and a flea market vendor in London.

Other survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Eldridge Fletcher; two daughters, Laura Brandenburg of Stanford and Teresa Renner of Crab Orchard; a brother, Robert W. Fletcher of Crab Orchard; four sisters, Virginia Metcalf of Cincinnati, Martha Cowan of West Chester, Ohio, Janice Southard of Stanford and Mary Davidson of Middletown, Ohio; and five grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by a son, James N. Fletcher Jr.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Simpson Cemetery in Dogwalk.

Pallbearers will be Phillip Brandenburg, Wayne and Travis Renner, Larry Mullins, Tony Dooley, Bobby Fletcher, Randy Eldridge and Everett Adams.

Visitation will be after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Harry Greenberg

WILMORE - Harry Greenberg, 88, of Wilmore, died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital.

He was a retired Methodist missionary who served in Mozambique and East Africa for 13 years. After returning from the mission field he was treasurer for the United Methodist Board of Global Missions in New York and vice president of finance at Asbury College. After retiring, he was a consultant. He was the widower of Dorothy Peck Greenberg.

Survivors include two sons, Harry D. Greenberg of Chicago and Daniel M. Greenberg of Nicholasville; a daughter, Esther J. Greenberg Lankford of Danville; six grandchildren; a step-grandson; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Betts & West Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Sisk. Burial will be in Wilmore Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today and after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to the Board of Global Ministry, United Methodist Church, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, N.Y. 10115.

Leona F. Miller

WAYNESBURG - Leona Faye Miller, 83, of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Waynesburg, died Sunday in Baltimore.

Born in Cincinnati, she was a homemaker, a Baptist and the widow of Johnny Miller.

Survivors include a son, Buddy Sparks of Eubank; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean York.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Etna Cemetery in Eubank by Shelby Reynolds.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.


Emily C. Hamlin

Services for Emily Yager Carothers Hamlin, 100, of West Lexington Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at The Presbyterian Church by the Revs. Kyle Hite and Dale Denton. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Sunday in Danville.

Born Nov. 23, 1903, in Bardstown, she was the daughter of the late Hackley and Lizzie M. Samuels Carothers. She was former co-owner of T.W. Samuels Distillery in Deatsville, and an elementary school teacher in Fayette County, and taught music in Bardstown.

She attended Centre College, class of 1926; was a graduate of Murray State University with a bachelor of arts degree in music and Louisville Conservatory of Music. She was a member of The Presbyterian Church of Danville, and the widow of William S. Hamlin.

Survivors include a son, Robert C. Hamlin of Danville; a daughter, Mary C. Hamlin of Danville; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Burke Carothers, Lamar Hight, John D. Ransdell, Victor Uttinger III, Paul Bodner, Neal Werner III, True J. Knowles and Walt Barbour.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

J.P. Goins

LANCASTER - Services for J.P. Goins, 78, of Price Court, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lancaster Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. David Young. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born March 22, 1925, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late Henderson and Mandy Hunt Goins. He was a retired employee of Cowmen Manufacturing Co. and a member of Lancaster Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Bolton Goins; a sister, Minnie McDaniel of Danville; three brothers, Henderson Goins Jr. and Gilbert Goins, both of Danville, and Chester Goins of Indiana.

Pallbearers will be David McDaniel, Billy and James Goins, Mike Whittaker, Jerry Bolton, Tony Self, Gary Winstead and Larry Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers are Jesse Pollard, Gordon DeShon, Jerry Carrier, Bill Oakes, Glen Hester, Roy Hall and great-nieces and nephews.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Sue Logue

HARRODSBURG - Services for Ginny "Sue" Logue, 74, of Harrodsburg, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Bobby Logue. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.

She died Sunday.

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