Obituaries for May 3

May 03, 2004

Robert Vanderpool

LANCASTER - Robert "Buster" Vanderpool, 74, of Hustonville Road, Danville, died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Helen Vanderpool. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Inez H. Whitehouse

Inez Hourigan Whitehouse, 85, of Maple Avenue, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 10, 1919, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Sam T. and Mattie Powar Hourigan. She was a retired employee of Hub Frankel, a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway, and the widow of William W. Whitehouse Jr.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Lou Lannum of Lexington; two sisters, Gertrude Baker of Danville and Carol Joyce Becker of Campbellsville; a brother, William Hourigan of Louisville; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, William D. Whitehouse.


Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

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

Memorials may go to American Cancer Society or First Baptist Church building fund.

Michael W. Rice

PERRYVILLE - Michael Wendell "Bubby" Rice, 53, of Gravel Switch, died Sunday at his home.

Born Oct. 14, 1950, in Boyle County, he was an employee of Marion County Adjustment Center and a member of Parksville Knob Independent Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Burger Rice of Gravel Switch; three sons, William M. Rice and Travis S. Rice, both of Gravel Switch, and Steven L. Rice of Danville; two sisters, Nancy Reynolds of Parksville and Lillian Allender of Stanford; and five brothers, Howard Rice of Mitchellsburg, Freddy Rice of Indiana, David Rice of Parksville, Douglas Rice of Gravel Switch, and Joseph Rice of Danville.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. Junior Fields and Harley Humfleet. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim, Richard and Jamie Reynolds, Jimmy and David Rice Jr., Mathew Hardin and Tharen Stevens.

Honorary pallbearers are nieces.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today.

Edith B. Fenwick

SPRINGFIELD - Edith Rose Burns Fenwick, 88, of Lebanon, formerly of Washington County, died Sunday at her home.

Born April 20, 1916, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Otha and Miranda M. Elliott Burns.

She was a former nursing assistant at Marion Manor nursing home in Lebanon and a member of Springfield Christian Church. She was the widow of Ruel F. Fenwick.

Survivors include three daughters, Margaret Funk Carrier of Gravel Switch and Shirley Crenshaw and Wanday H. Malashevich, both of Louisville; three sons, Ruel F. Fenwick Jr. of Lebanon, Francis Leon Fenwick of Danville and Bill Fenwick of Louisville; two sisters, Lula B. Hall of Loretto and Mabel H. Logsdon of Smith, Ala.; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Carey & Son Funeral Home by Larry Wilson. Burial will be in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Stefany J. Murphy

LOUISVILLE - Stefany J. Murphy, 44, died Tuesday.

Born in Louisville, she was a bookkeeper of Saf-Ti-Co and a member of the American Diabetic Association.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Murphy, formerly of Danville; a daughter, Kimberly Bernstein; and a grandson.

Services were Saturday at W.G. Hardy Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to American Diabetic Association or Crusade for Children.

Raymond R. Torres

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Raymond Rodrigues Torres, 70, of Concord, N.C., died Friday in Concord.

Born March 1, 1934, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was the son of Alice Rodrigues Torres and the late Henry Torres.

He was a railroad conductor with Southern Pacific for 41 years and was a volunteer for several organizations. He also was a Marine Corps veteran.

Other survivors include his wife, Billie Jo Gaines Torres; and four daughters, Deanna J. Perrin of San Jose, Calif., Rebecca Wilde and Bernadette Torres, both of Modesto, Calif., and Marcela Wilde of Maine.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may go to National Kidney Foundation, Suite 550, 5950 Fairview Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28210; Habitat for Humanity, 8 Church St., Concord, N.C. 28025; or Pitts Baptist Church, 140 Pitts School Road, Concord 28027.

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