Obituaries for April 7

April 07, 2004

Terry Shannon

William Terry Shannon, 60, of Gwinn Island Road, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 15, 1944, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late Homer L. and Lillie Carrier Shannon. He was retired from Mathews Conveyor Co. He was a member of Salt River Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Randi Valeu of Junction City; five brothers, Ricky Shannon of Lawrenceburg, Ronnie Shannon, Ray Shannon and Dale Lewis, all of Danville, and Melville Shannon of Perryville; one grandson; and a companion, Louise Shannon.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Perryville.

Pallbearers will be Keith, Ryan, Brent, Jody, Jason and Brian Shannon.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

Hallie Best

SPRINGFIELD - Hallie Lee Coulter Best, 87, of Springfield, died Tuesday at the Harrodsburg Health Care Center.

Born June 23, 1916, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late John Edward and Mary Ann Curtsinger Coulter. She was the widow of Hubert Best. She was an employee of Cowden Manufacturing Co. and Medco Center of Springfield. She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church.


Survivors include a son, Harvey Best of Springfield; two daughters, Marilyn Curtsinger of Harrodsburg and Donna Cheser of Springfield; a sister, Anna Dearinger of Bardstown; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Carey & Son Funeral Home by the Revs. Earl Pike and Josh Jennings. Burial will be at Cemetery Hill.

Pallbearers will be Chris and Andrew Curtsinger, Ryan Ballard, Wesley Sowder, Nathan Hoskins and Matthew White. Honorary pallbearers will be Dray Hawkins and Wyatt and Landon Bishop.

Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Thursday.

Walter Cantrill

HARRODSBURG - Walter Cantrill, 86, of Mercer County, died Tuesday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Harold Singleton

WAYNESBURG - Harold Singleton, 79, of Waynesburg, died Monday at his residence.

Born Nov. 1, 1924, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late James Fred and Minta Reynold Singleton. He was the widower of Imogene Spencer Singleton. He was an engineer, surveyor and road inspector, a veteran of World War II and member of Double Springs Baptist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Gary Singleton of Danville, Tim Singleton of Ridgecrest, Calif., Kevin Singleton of Waynesburg and Darren Singleton of Liberty; four daughters, Iris Dugger of London, Jeanie Mullins of Yosemite, and Lana McGuffey and Debra Long, both of Highland; one sister, Virginia Emerson of Porterville, Calif.; 21 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Terry Singleton.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown. Military services will be by Caswell Saufley Post, American Legion. Burial will be at Double Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday.

Myrtle B. Staples

STANFORD - Myrtle Belle Staples, 86, a resident of Fort Logan Hospital Extended Care Unit, formerly of Kings Mountain, died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Dec. 29, 1917, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Rosetta Privett Hopson. She was the widow of Emmett Staples. She was a retired Lincoln County teacher and attended Eastern Kentucky and Campbellsville universities.

Survivors include a sister, Beatrice Hopson of Cincinnati.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by David Gambrel. Burial will be in Pleasant Point cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday.


Dianna L. Crouch

Services for Dianna L. Crouch, 57, of Hidden Valley Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Indian Hills Christian Church by Odis Clark, Gary Powell and James Wines. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

She died Monday at Hospice Care Center.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Doolin, Ray Gardner, Gary Lane, Floyd Robertson, Jim Tanner, Gary Zachary,

Honorary pallbearers will be past and present deacons of Indian Hills Christian Church.

Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Deaf Institute, Cincinnati, or Indian Hills Christian Church building fund.

William Padgett

LEXINGTON - Services for William R. "Ronn" Padgett, 57, of Lexington, were Tuesday at Crestwood Christian Church.

He died Friday.

Born July 26, 1946, he was the son of William Fisher and Isabel Lanham Padgett of Perryville. He was the husband of Murial Amos Padgett.

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