Obituaries for May 9

May 09, 2004

Mary E. Broughton

HARRODSBURG - Mary Elizabeth Broughton, 90, died Friday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor.

Born Jan. 19, 1914, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Omer and Minnie Mae Davenport Woods. She was the widow of Clarence Broughton.

She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church and the Adult Women's Sunday School Class, a seamstress and quilter.

Survivors include a son, Edmond T. Broughton of Bardstown; two daughters, Doris Phillips of Danville and Dorothy Boyd of Stanford; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; and 23 step-great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, James A. Broughton; and a grandson, Allen W. Sims.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hopewell Baptist Church by Fred Wilson. Burial will be in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandson-in-laws.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today and 7-11 a.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home, and noon Monday until time of service at the church.

Amos Burkett

LANCASTER - Amos Burkett, 75, of Paint Lick, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born Dec. 26, 1928, in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late Levi L. and Mae Anderson Burkett. He was retired from the Kentucky Department of Highways. He was a farmer and a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Burkett; a son, Garnett Burkett of Nancy; two daughters, Judy Ridner of Somerset and Patricia Bailey of Jabez; a stepson, Shannon Sizemore of Paint Lick; a stepdaughter, Mona Berryman of St. Petersburg, Fla.; three sisters, Kay Thomas of Dunmore, Gladys Gall of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Edith Owens of Livingston; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be 7 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home and 6 p.m. Tuesday at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Nancy. Both services will be by the Rev. Everett Priddy. Burial will follow Tuesday's service in Piney Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home, and 5-6 p.m. Tuesday at Piney Grove Baptist Church.

Anna Denny

CRAB ORCHARD - Anna Frances Brock Adams Denny, 74, of Lancaster, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Friday at the Lancaster Christian Care Center.

Born Feb. 19, 1930, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Nora Wilmot Brock. She was the widow of the late Frankie Denny. She was a waitress and cook.

Survivors include two daughters, Connie French of Crab Orchard and Clydia Akins of Lawrenceburg; a son, Phillip "Buddy" Adams of Stanford; a sister, Bonnie Lee of Lawrenceburg; a brother, Nathaniel Brock of Somerset; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Adams.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Lohris Lee. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Larry Akins, Shayne Adams, Anthony Carpenter, David Osborne and Joe and Ricky French.

Marie DiMartino

LEXINGTON - Marie DiMartino, 80, of Lexington, died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital-Hospice Center of the Bluegrass in Lexington.

Born Jan. 26, 1924, in New York, she was the daughter of the late Vincent Gerardi and Mildred Gerardi. She was the widow of Andrew DiMartino.

Survivors include three sons, Vincent A. DiMartino of Danville, Roy M. DiMartino of Babylon, N.Y. and Steven C. DiMartino of Bryantsville; a daughter, Andrea M. Hansel of Lexington; a brother, Charles Gerardi of Long Island, N.Y.; a sister, Geraldine Minardi of Atlanta, Ga.; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Pax Christi Catholic Church on Man O' War Blvd. Burial will be 12:30 p.m. at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington.

Memorials may go to The Marie and Andrew DiMartino Music Award Fund, c/o Centre College, 600 West Walnut Street, Danville.

Vitus Fair

LIBERTY - Vitus Fair, 75, of Liberty, died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Aug. 6, 1928, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Abraham and Mammie Clements Fair. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine Martin Fair; a son, James Fair of Liberty; a daughter, Joann Harmon of Elkhorn; a sister, Carol Vaught of Elkhorn; a brother, Hearl Fair of Florida; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Wayne Naylor. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Louise Hardin

MORELAND - Louise Hardin, 71, of Moreland, died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Lucian D. Hines Sr.

HARRODSBURG - Lucian Daniel Hines Sr., 95, West Factory Street, died Wednesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born May 10, 1908, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late George Washington and Bessie Bottoms Hines.

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