Obituaries for April 28

April 28, 2004

Elizabeth Davis

LANCASTER - Elizabeth Davis, 88, of Wolf Trail, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was the mother of Michael Davis. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Josie Joseph

LANCASTER - Josie Joseph, 75, of Fall Lick Road, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Marie Lester

HARRODSBURG - Marie Lester, 71, widow of William Howard Lester, died Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.



David Durman

Services for David Paul Durman, 55, of Garrard County, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Oct. 29, 1948, in Frankfort, he was the son of the late June M. Kelley Durman. He was a retired employee of the shipping department at IBM and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Toby Gerlach Durman; two sons, David P. Durman II of Lexington and Bryan J. Durman of England; a daughter, Eva D. Durman of Lexington; two stepdaughters, Peggy Forte of Richmond and Deborah Conder of Parksville; three brothers, Jack Durman and John Durman, both of Lexington, and Gregory Durman of Justin, Texas; two sisters, Theresa Hawks and Melinda Lloyd, both of Lexington; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Kelly Oliver, Charles Caudill, Gary Chambers, John and Gregory Durman and Bill Lloyd.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Thursday.

Memorials may go to American Cancer Society or Boyle County Humane Society.

Argo Dean

HARRODSBURG - Services for Argo Dean, 86, of Cooke Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. J.B. Gilliam. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites.

He died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born May 29, 1917, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Marshall and Minnie Woods Dean. He was a retired farmer, an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion and Bohon Christian Church. He was the widower of Martha Hardin Dean.

Survivors include two daughters, Nora G. Dean and Phyllis A. Devine, both of Harrodsburg; a brother, James O. Dean of Harrodsburg; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Argo Harrison Dean.

Pallbearers will be Scott Devine, Allen Hardin, Louis Dean, Lynn Logue, Ed King, Fred Anderson and Larry Wilham.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

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