Obituaries for April 20

April 20, 2004

Helen B. Beck

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Helen Barnett Beck, 72, of Virginia Beach, Va., formerly of Danville, died April 17.

She was the daughter of the late Asie and Mae Barnett.

Survivors include her husband, William C. Beck Jr.; two daughters, Sharon Boucher and Lisa Beck, both of Virginia; a son, Billy Beck of Virginia; two brothers, James and Charles Barnett, both of Danville; two sisters, Margaret Pendygraft of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Dorothy Boardman of Lexington; and seven grandchildren.

Private services were held in Virginia.

Edith S. Harris

LANCASTER - Edith Sebastian Harris, 87, of Nicholasville, formerly of Lancaster, died Monday at her home.

Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

George Lane

LANCASTER - George Lane, 91, of High Bridge Road, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


Earl G. Moore

HARRODSBURG - Earl G. Moore Jr., 69, of Louisville Road, died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born March 9, 1935, in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Earl G. and Enola Foley Moore. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, a member of Mercer County Farm Bureau, and a member and deacon of Carpenter's Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Christa L. Johnson Moore; three daughters, Lori M. Mendoza of Lexington, Lisa E. Yeager of Salvisa and Lucinda Travillian of Harrodsburg; a sister, Dorothy Hays of Pearland, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Greg Warren and Don Hill. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be William Yeager, Jason and Jesse Logue, Walter Wayne, Bruce Noel and Maurice Baker. Honorary pallbearers will be Glen Devine, Hughes Jones, Marion Ray Inman, Larry Camic, Ed Moore, Ed Moore Jr., Russell Foley and members of The Spirit Lifters.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Carpenter's Christian Church building fund.

Mina J. Perlow

HARRODSBURG - Mina Rae Jones Perlow, 94, of Downers Grove, Ill., formerly of Mercer County, died Monday in Downers Grove. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Harold Reed

HARRODSBURG - Harold Reed, 89, of Mackville Road, husband of Gladys Reed, died Monday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Cleo Slone

WAYNESBURG - Cleo Slone of Parlor Grove Road, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Harlan W. Walls

HARRODSBURG - Harlan Wayne Walls, 60, of Burgin, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 10, 1944, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Harlan and Anna Laura Keeling Walls. He was a shipping department employee for North American Phillips Lighting Corp. in Danville, a Navy veteran, and a member of National Rifle Association and American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Dixie Belle McRay Walls; three daughters, Melody A. Woods and Stephanie C. Proctor, both of Burgin, and Christal W. Darland of Harrodsburg; a sister, Peggy Lucas of Burgin; and five grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by John Hockersmith.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday and after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

Memorials may go to a favorite charity.


Isa P. Ratliff

PERRYVILLE - Services for Isa "Tiny" Pike Ratliff, 79, of Gravel Switch, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Wright. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born May 1, 1924, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Mary Alice Murphy Pike. She was a homemaker and the widow of Dewey Ratliff.

Survivors include a son, William J. Ratliff of Gravel Switch; two sisters, Flora King of Indiana, and Frances Johnson of Junction City; a brother, Bill Pike of Gravel Switch; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Roy Ratliff.

Pallbearers will be Rex Whitlock, Randy Douglas, Billy Joe Ratliff, Danny Noe, Jimmy and Joe King.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

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