Obituaries for June 9

June 09, 2004

Edna Newby

Edna Newby, 94, of North Fifth Street, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Annie C. Doss

PERRYVILLE - Annie Curtis Doss, 88, of Mitchellsburg, died Tuesday at her home.

Born June 30, 1915, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Willie G. and Rhonda Hilbert Curtis. She was the widow of Mike Doss, a homemaker and a member of Mitchellsburg United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Earl Doss of Perryville; a daughter, Juanita Reynolds of Mitchellsburg; a brother, Martin G. Curtis of Danville; two grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.


Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Mitchellsburg United Methodist Church by Curtis Allen and Ray Price. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home, after 8 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home and after noon Thursday at the church.

Samuel H. Gooch

Samuel Howard Gooch Jr., 90, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Danville, died Saturday in Mesa.

Born June 10, 1913, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Tim and Virgil Gooch. He was a retired Danville school employee and barber and a deacon and member of Turnersville Baptist Church. He was the widower of Ethel Goode Gooch.

Survivors include a daughter, Lucille Meaux of Danville; five sons, Leon Gooch of Danville, Frank Gooch of Mesa, Robert Gooch of Cincinnati, James Gooch of Stanford and Samuel Gooch of Baltimore, Md.; a sister, Lucille Jones of Danville; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets, by the Rev. Herman Bradshaw. Burial will be in Turnersville Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Roy L. Johnson

PERRYVILLE - Roy Lee Johnson, 73, of Danville, died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born March 14, 1931, in Russell County, he was the son of the late George C. and Bertha H. Polston Johnson. He was a retired farmer and a member of Danville Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Baugh Johnson; a daughter, Monica McDaniel of Perryville; a son, William A. Preston of Junction City; a sister, Juanita Turner of Boyle County; a brother, Robert Johnson of Lincoln County; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilder Funeral Home by Henderson Goins and Mark East. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may go to Danville Church of the Nazarene building fund.

Elsie Holton

STANFORD - Elsie Holton, 73, of South Fork, mother of Nina Richardson, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Lee M. Russell

BARDSTOWN - Lee McClellan Russell, 87, of Bardstown, died Monday at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

Born in Boyle County, he was the son of the late George and Mattie Marie Barnes Russell. He was a retired farmer and a member of Bloomfield Baptist Church, where he served as deacon.

Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Tatum Russell; two daughters, Mona Stone of Bardstown and Marlene Hall of Atlanta; three sons, Tommy Russell of Louisville and Larry and Mark Russell, both of Bardstown; three sisters, Edna Mae Coyle of Perryville, Ann Holt Cantrell of Danville, and Margaret Corder of Louisville; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Nicky Russell.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwell-Houghlin Northside Funeral Home by Earl Pike and Leland Parks. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens, Mount Washington.

Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Bloomfield Baptist Church building fund.


Dale Whitehouse

Services for Robert Dale Whitehouse, 42, of Parkway Avenue, Harrodsburg, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Indian Hills Christian Church by Odis Clark. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Monday at Bluegrass Community Hospital in Versailles.

Pallbearers will be Darren, Dean, Donnie and David Whitehouse, Kenneth Carey, Mark Bauder, John Witte and Doug Russell.

Honorary pallbearers are John Sheene and employees of United L&N Glass Co.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials may go to the American Heart Association.

Fannie P. Bourne

LANCASTER - Services for Fannie Pearl Bourne, 94, of Lancaster, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. James Rucker. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born March 24, 1910, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Edmond and Belle Pollard Bourne. She was retired from Palm Beach Co. and was a homemaker and oldest member of First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster.

Survivors include nieces Norma Zanone, Margie Wardlow and Allene Dollins, all of Lancaster; and nephews Louis Ball and Russell Ball, both of Lancaster.

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