Obituaries for June 13

June 13, 2004

Arnold L. Burton Sr.

Arnold Lee Burton Sr., 61, of Plainview Drive, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 17, 1942, in Boyle County, he was the son of Elizabeth Johnson Burton of Parksville and the late Ralph P. Burton. He was a retired truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Lena F. Burton; five sons, Lee Burton of Burgin, Scott and Steve Burton, both of Danville, John Burton of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mike Hatter of Junction City; two sisters, Charlotte Boyd of Danville and Mary Alice Sears of Junction City; a brother, Glenn Burton of Russellville; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Jody Coontz. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Lee, Scott, John and Steve Burton, Mark Hatter and Ray, Eddie and Eugene Horton. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Hargis, Phillip Coontz and Michael Hargis Jr.


Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Danville EMS.

Sam H. Baughman

MORELAND - Sam H. Baughman, 83, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 7, 1920, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Henry and Hettie Floyd Baughman. He received a degree in agriculture from University of Kentucky and served in the Signal Corps during World War II. He was an active supporter of various community projects, a farmer and member of Hustonville Christian Church.

Survivors include one brother, John H. Baughman of Athens, Ala.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Burton. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Billy Ray and Josh Douglas, Steve Porter, Glen Shearer, Jimmy Baughman, Fred Reichenbach and Brian Gover.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Lincoln County Educational Fund, P.O. Box 423, Stanford, KY 40484.

Frances H. Carrier

CINCINNATI - Frances H. Carrier, 91, of Cincinnati, formerly of Casey County, died Friday in Cincinnati.

Born Sept. 3, 1912, in Liberty, she was the daughter of the late Amos and Mary Jane Cochran Allen. She was the widow of Eddie C. Carrier.

Survivors include three sons, Kenneth Carrier of Cummings, Ga., Sam Carrier of Rookwood, Mich., and Bruce Carrier of Trenton, Mich.; three daughters, Wanda Pangallo and Linda Carrier, both of Florida, and Virginia Williams of Dillsboro, Ind.; three sisters, Flossie Royality, Bessie Crabtree and Gracie Cobb; a brother, William Allen; and 22 grandchildren.

Services will be 8 p.m. Monday at Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home, 3155 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. Monday until the time of services at the funeral home.

Sarah F. Gritton

HARRODSBURG - Sarah Frances Gritton, 87, of Cummins Ferry Road, Salvisa, died Saturday at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.

Born Nov. 19, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Clifton Wesley and Virginia Springate Parsons. She was the widow of Roy C. Gritton. She was a a food service employee for the Mercer County School System and a member of Salvisa Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Green of Salvisa; a sister, Doris Parsons of Salvisa; two stepsisters, Ethel Hall and Wandola Perkins, both of Louisville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Danny Riley and David Green. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and before the service Monday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423; Salvisa Methodist Church, Salvisa, KY 40372; or Providence Cemetery Fund, c/o Vance Smith, 1611 Mundays Landing Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Margaret G. Taylor

HARRODSBURG - Margaret Goforth Taylor, 67, of Hughley Lane, died Friday at her home.

Born June 4, 1937, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Pauline Jones Goforth.

She was a former employee of Corning, and cleaned houses. She was a member of Burgin Baptist Church, where she was an elder, deacon, choir member, past president of Christian Women's Fellowship and past chairman of the General Board. She also was secretary for the Order of Eastern Star, Harrodsburg Chapter No. 309, and held other positions in the organization.

Survivors include her husband, Wallce Taylor; two sons, Jimmy L. Taylor of Taylorsville, N.C., and Michael Taylor of Mercer County; two stepsons, David and Wayne Taylor, both of Florida; a stepdaughter, Valerie Edwards of Florida; four sisters, Ruby Tackett of Harrodsburg, Edna Smith of Dayton, Ohio, Juanita Cook of Harrodsburg and Brenda Reed of Mercer County; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Gary Story. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Services for Order of the Eastern Star are 7 p.m. today.

Visitation is 6 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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