Obituaries for May 11

May 12, 2004

Orville Butts

HARRODSBURG - Orville Butts, 90, of Stratton Road, died Tuesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Larry G. Fletcher

LEXINGTON - Larry Gayle Fletcher, husband of Camela Hughes-Fletcher, died Saturday.

Services will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Billy W. King Jr.

MORELAND - Billy W. King Jr., 42, of Nicholasville, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Loras O. Ware

LIBERTY - Loras Oneda Ware, 72, of Liberty, died Monday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Herbert Wheeler


LIBERTY - Herbert Wheeler, 78, of Liberty, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.


Mary P. Hamblin

Services for Mary Josephine Parks Hamblin, 84, of Timothy Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. William E. Hensley. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 15, 1919, in Corbin, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie E. and Miranda McKeehan Parks. She was a homemaker and attended Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Charles W. Hamblin; a son, Steve Hamblin of Danville; a daughter, Elaine Harris of Moreland; three sisters, Pauline Foley and Evelyn Rodgers, both of Nicholasville, and Helen Chenault of Richmond; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Michael W. Hamblin.

Pallbearers will be Arlis Rodgers, Lonnie Harris, Chris Pendygraft, Sam and James Miller and Don Hayden.

Honorary pallbearers are David Rodgers and Josh Evans.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Boyle County Rescue Squad.

Alfred D. Royalty

Services for Alfred D. Royalty, 75, of Perkins Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Lester Tirey. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Saturday at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

He was the widower of Allene J. Royalty.

Pallbearers will be Bobby G., Darryl, Gary, Terry, Doug and George Royalty.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Alzheimer's Association or Thomson-Hood Veterans Center.

Toby Collier

HARRODSBURG - Services for Toby Collier, 32, of Perryville Road, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Bobby Logue. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

He died Sunday in Lexington.

Born Sept. 15, 1971, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Patricia Hamlin Marrs of Warner Robins, Ga., and the late Marvin Lee Collier. He was a self-employed truck driver.

Other survivors include his son, Louis A. Collier of Harrodsburg; his grandparents, Belve and Margaret Collier and Virginia and Howard Nichols, all of Harrodsburg; and two sisters, Robin Logue of Harrodsburg and Telly Marrs of Warner Robins.

Pallbearers will be Nick Collier, Joey Wesley, Ronnie Sims, Ronnie Rogers, David Tingle, David Phillips, Troy Moore, and Terry Sallee.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Toby Collier Memorial Fund, c/o Farmers National Bank, 513 Legion Drive, Harrodsburg 40330.

Louise Hardin

MORELAND - Services for Louise Hardin, 71, of Bowen Road, will be 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Burl Coffman. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.

She died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jack Donovan Hardin; and a granddaughter.

Pallbearers will be Howard Gibson, Ron Huffman, Carlos Clem, Matt Cornelius, Stanley Hardin and Ray Marion.

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