Obituaries for May 17

May 17, 2004

Sue Eubank

Sue Eubank, 73, of Lexington, formerly of Apache Trail, Danville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 5, 1930, in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Gaynel Davis Smith. She was a retired librarian at Perryville Elementary School and a member of Danville Church of Christ. She was the widow of Rex Eubank.

Survivors include a daughter, Pam Parker of Lexington; and a brother, Rex Smith of Exeter, England; and two grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Scott Vifquain. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may go to the Alzheimer's Association.

Jewell A. Sims

Jewell A. Sims, 85, of Alum Springs, died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Frank Ullrich

Frank Ullrich, 92, died Sunday at Hospice Care Center in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.


Genetta Foster

COLUMBUS, Ind. - Genetta Foster, 77, of Hope Avenue, died Sunday at her home.

Born May 15, 1927, in Gravel Switch, she was the daughter of the late James B. and Jessie V. Lane Noe. She was a retired employee of Global Van Lines and a member of Lakeview Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald Foster of Brownsburg, Ind., and Randall Foster of Columbus; a daughter, Rhonda S. Bowman of Louisville; five brothers, Isaac and Milton Noe, both of Danville, Robert and Thomas Noe, both of Louisville, and William Noe of Lancaster; four sisters, Elsie Rogers and Bobbie Noe, both of Columbus, Mary Carrico of Lebanon and Ann Blair of Magee, Miss.; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Barkes, Inlow and Weaver Funeral Home by Richard Grant. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery, Casey County, by Larry Barker.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Robert W. Hall

SPRINGFIELD - Robert Wood Hall, 97, of Springfield, died Sunday at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born June 2, 1906, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Gertrude Raney Hall. He was a member of Lebanon Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Ward of Springfield; two sons, James R. Hall and Glen W. Hall, both of Springfield; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Carey & Son Funeral Home by James K. Ward. Burial will be on Cemetery Hill.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Raymond Napier

LANCASTER - Raymond Napier, 76, of Harmons Lick, died Saturday at Berea Community Hospital.

Born March 30, 1928, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Robert and Lena Lafevers Napier. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Nora Tankersley Napier; two sons, Terry Napier and Earl Napier, both of Harmons Lick; five daughters, Brenda Ratliff of Harmons Lick, Debbie Saylor and Norma Hopkins, both of Lincoln County, Catherine Young of Danville, and Sheila Napier of Stanford; two brothers, Robert "Boonie" Napier of Harmons Lick and Lee Napier of Berea; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by James Tyra. Burial will be in Napier Cemetery.

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

Karen F. Rodgers

CRAB ORCHARD - Karen Lynn Farris Rodgers, 44, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Saturday in Lexington.

Born Oct. 15, 1959, in Lexington, she was the daughter of Janice Mize Jesse of Lexington and the late Jesse H. Farris. She was a a graduate of Bryan Station High School in Lexington and Christian Life School of Theology in Florida. She was a member of Abundant Life Church in Fort Walton Beach.

Other survivors include her husband, Richard C. Rodgers; a daughter, Hollie S. McCallough of Fort Walton Beach; three sons, Noah M. Rodgers, Nathan Conrad and Elijah J. Rodgers, all of Fort Walton Beach; two sisters, Katrina Gjuraj of Lakeland, Fla., and Kimberly Schamberger of Las Vegas, Nev.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ottawa Baptist Church by Dan Gutenson and Jim Craig. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be noon Tuesday at the church.

McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Harlan Francis

STANFORD - Service for Harlan "Dutch" Francis, 86, of Stanford, will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Erwin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Feb. 14, 1918, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Gene and Susan Dabney Francis. He was a self-employed handyman and maintained the clock at the Lincoln County Courthouse for several years.

Survivors include a nephew, Joe Francis of Lexington; and a niece, Barbara Kennedy of Bridgewater, Va.

Pallbearers will be Joe Francis, Edgar Hazlett, Rudolph Kennedy, John Hackley, R.L. Davidson and Robert Booth.

Honorary pallbearers are Bob Weller, Gayle Countryman, Nancy Miller Hill, Mary Jo Marrow, Carol Hill and T.J. Hill.

Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Ann D. McDuffey

HARRODSBURG - Services for Ann Elizabeth Dalton McDuffey, 86, of Burgin, were today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Lester Tirey. Burial was in Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery.

She died Saturday at home.

Pallbearers were Martin Gray, Billy Crank, Chris Adams, Pete Motto, David, Chris and Jonathan Smith.

Memorials may go to Burgin Fire Department, P.O. Box 94, Burgin 40310.

Edna Plummer

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Edna Mae Bailey Plummer, 80, of Campbellsville, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Negro Creek Cemetery in Brodhead.

She died Friday at St. Joseph Hospice Care in Lexington.

Pallbearers will be David Singleton, Mark and Mike Akin, Brad Witt, Frank Gregor and Josh Shelton.

Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Ramey and Jimmy Shearer.

Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Negro Creek Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 97, Crab Orchard 40419-0097.

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