Obituaries for April 21

April 21, 2004

Marjorie J. Neal

HARRODSBURG - Marjorie Jean Neal, 68, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, died Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.


Edith S. Harris

LANCASTER - Services for Edith Sebastian Harris, 87, of Lancaster, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Browning. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

She died Monday at the home of her daughter in Nicholasville.

Born Sept. 28, 1916, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Myrtle B. Sanders Prewitt. She was a homemaker and member of Lancaster Baptist Church. She was the widow of Kermit Sebastian and Kenneth Harris.


Survivors include a daughter, Opal Sebastian of Nicholasville; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Hugh L. Herron

LIBERTY - Services for the Rev. Hugh Lee Herron, 77, of Liberty, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Greg Powell and Greg Egnew.

He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 9, 1927, in Williamstown, he was the son of the late Floyd and Christine Stone Herron. He was a minister affiliated with Watson's Chapel Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Kelly Herron; two daughters, Sharon Walters of Irmo, S.C., and Carolyn Means of Liberty; a sister, Lucille Brown of Las Cruces, N.M.; two brothers, John Herron of Independence, and Charlie Herron of Falmouth; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Thursday.

George Lane

LANCASTER - Services for George Lane, 91, of Buena Vista, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Darren Gillespie and Keith Weldon. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Monday at his home.

Born Jan. 14, 1913, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Spiller and Beulah Williams Lane. He was a farmer and a member of Lanes Chapel Church. He was the widower of Georgia Lane.

Survivors include two sons, Ronnie and Donnie Lane, both of Garrard County; two sisters, Helen Orr of Arkon, Ohio, and Ruth Griffith of Pennsylvania; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Lane, Dathan Lane, Becky Lane, Ricky Boyd, Brian Lockard and Nick White.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Bryantsville United Methodist Church building fund.

Mina J. Perlow

HARRODSBURG - Services for Mina Rae Jones Perlow, 94, of Downers Grove, Ill., formerly of Mercer County, will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by J. Robert Ross. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.

She died Monday in Downers Grove.

Born July 15, 1909, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Samuel B. and Violet Carter Jones. She was a 1931 graduate of Centre College, received a master of arts degree from Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Chicago. During World War II, she worked at the War Production Board in Washington, D.C., and after the war she worked for Mossbauer Effect at Argonne National Laboratory near Downers Grove. She also was active in the League of Women Voters.

Survivors include her husband, Gilbert J. Perlow; and a brother, David C. Jones of Harrodsburg.

Memorials may go to Centre College or a favorite charity.

Harold L. Reed

HARRODSBURG - Services for Harold Lance Reed, 89, of Mackville Road, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Kenneth Preston and Julius Hovan. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.

He died Monday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Sept. 7, 1914, in Bohon, he was a son of the late Ed and Emma Hurst Reed. He was a retired employee of the Kentucky Department of Transportation, a farmer, and a member of Bohon Church of Christ where he served as deacon.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Britton Reed; three daughters, Annetta McMullin of Harrodsburg, Sandra Adams of Houston, Texas, and Lynne Slone of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a foster son, Robert C. Dees.

Pallbearers will be Brian and Patrick McMullin, Chris and Clay Slone, Mike and Keith Dean, Kevin Adams and David C. Ransdell.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jo Richmond, Ralph Harlow, Paul Tyler, Vance, Skeeter and Eddie Reed, and deacons and elders of the Bohon Church of Christ.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

Memorials may go to Bohon Church of Christ building fund.

Cleo Slone

WAYNESBURG - Services for John Cleo "Goat" Slone, of Parlor Grove Road, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Parlor Grove Baptist Church by Mike Mullins. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.

He died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Jan. 21, 1939, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late James L. and Soonie McCurry Slone. He was a millwright for Duncan Machinery Co., a member of Stanford Masonic Lodge 60, Scottish Rite and Millwright Union. He also was a Shriner.

Survivors include his wife, Norlena M. "Cookie" Slone; a son, James R. Slone of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Lisa A. Withers of Eubank; four brothers, Shannon Sloan of Albertville, Ala., James L. Sloan Jr. of Highland, Lloyd L. and Doug Slone, both of Waynesburg; three sisters, Joyce Robbins and Melba Cox, both of Waynesburg, and Dixie Smith of Crab Orchard; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Nephews will be pallbearers.

Visitation will be 6-10 p.m. Thursday at the church with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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