Obituaries for May 7

May 07, 2004

LANCASTER — Services have been set for Lois Speake and Herbert and Bettye Prewitt. They were killed Tuesday in a car crash in Orange County, Fla. Visitation for the three will be 5-9 p.m. Sunday at Lancaster Baptist Church. Further obituary information is incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Lois C. Speake

Services for Lois C. Speake, 72, of Eastland Acres, widow of William “Billy” Speake, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Lancaster Baptist Church.

Herbert F. and Betty Clark Prewitt

Services for Herbert Franklin Prewitt, 69, and Bettye Clark Prewitt, 69, of Marietta Ga., will be 1 p.m. Monday at Lancaster Baptist Church.

Mary Hendrickson

Mary Maddie Lou Hendrickson, 85, of Monticello, formerly of Danville, died Wednesday at Britthaven Nursing Home in Somerset.

Born May 7, 1918, in Monticello, she was the daughter of the late Lula Garth and Edward Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of Second Street Christian Church in Danville.


Survivors include three sons, Cecil and James Garth, both of Monticello, and Richard Garth of Cincinnati; three daughters, Mary C. Garth and Margie Doyle, both of Monticello, and Dorothy Garth of Lexington; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Second Street Christian Church by the Rev. Herbert Dunn. Burial will be in Duncan Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is 7-8 p.m. today at Marvin Hicks Funeral Home in Monticello and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Second Street Christian Church in Danville.

Marvin Hicks Funeral Home in Monticello and Smith-Jackson Funeral Home in Danville are in charge of arrangements.

Montez O. Hammond

Montez Opal Hammond, 81, of Danville, died Thursday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born Oct. 12, 1922, in Bulter County, she was the daughter of the late Moses and Pearl Keown Childress. She was the widow of Shirley Hammond. She was a department manager for Bacon's Department Store in Louisville and a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, David Hammond of New Castle, England, and Ray Hammond of Danville; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may go to Carolyn Hammond Library Fund at Centre College.

Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy M. Short

Dorothy Mae Short, 79, of South Ridge Road, Stanford, died Thursday at her home. She was the widow of Edgar Short. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Bill Lewis

Bill "Baldy" Lewis, 69, of Spring Valley Road, Junction City, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 15, 1934, in Junction City, he was the son of the late William H. and Nannie Belle Lynn Lewis. He was a retired mechanic and welder.

Survivors include his former wife, Dorothy Lewis of Junction City; two sons, Gary Lewis and Dale Lewis, both of Danville; two stepsons, Ricky Crain of Danville and Briscoe Crain of Junction City; three brothers, Charles Lewis of Danville, Jackie Lewis of Lebanon and Wilmot Lewis of Liberty; and several grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Sunday.

Annie Denny

CRAB ORCHARD - Annie F. Denny, 74, of Crab Orchard, died today at Lancaster Christian Care Facility. Arrangements are incomplete at McKnight Funeral Home.

Dolen W. Yount

HARRODSBURG - Dolen W. Yount, 75, of Buster Pike, died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Jan. 19, 1929, in Warren County, he was the son of the late John and Roxie Dinkins Yount. He was a quality control manager for a furniture manufacturing company and a member of Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Osborne Yount; two sons, Roger Yount of Louisville and Larry Yount of New Albany, Ind.; a stepson, Eddie Davenport of Nicholasville; three stepdaughters, Kathy Webber of Lexington, Dottie Jackson of Harrodsburg and Anita Carey of Burgin; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Yount.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Jimmy Owens, David Ross and Elwood Norton. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steve Yount, Jerry Royalty, Ralph Clark, Ed Cunningham, Mike Brown, Henry Anness, Cecil Webb, and Paul Shirley. Honorary pallbearers are members of United Methodist Men and Frank Trisler's Sunday School class.

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

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg United Methodist Church building fund.

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