Obituaries for June 15

June 15, 2004

James L. Woods

James L. Woods, 73, of Moreland, died Friday at his home.

Born Oct. 28, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late James E. and Clara B. Redeker Woods. He was the widower of Barbara Chambers Woods. He was a construction worker and a member of Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Margie W. Warner of Perryville; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Bernadina Sanders.

Services were Sunday at Stith Funeral Home by Rev. Steve VanHook. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tony Griffin, Alan Shepherd, Ronnie Polson, Benny Burchett, Bill Bowden, Chuck Bowden, Jim Disney and Gary Woods.

Vertrese B. Carmon

MORELAND - Vertrese Bert Carmon, 69, of Frankfort, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

Born Dec. 18, 1934, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Ruby Coleman Rogers Carmon. He was a farmer and a member of the Holiness church.


Survivors include his wife, June Buis Carmon; six sons, Danny Lee Carmon of South Point, Ohio, James Ray Carmon of Stamping Ground, Larry Wayne Carmon of Cynthiana, Daryl Ray Carmon of Georgetown, and David Lee Carmon and Delbert Carmon, both of Frankfort; two daughters, Connie Gadbow of Duncan, Okla., and Joyce Ann Carmon of Frankfort; two half sisters, Dorothy Sims and Janice Coleman; and four half brothers, Floyd Rogers, Roy Rogers, Charles Rogers and Garnett Rogers.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Calvert. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery, Casey County.

Pallbearers will be Daryl, James, Joe, Danny and Jayla Carmon , and Donnie Carmon Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Brandon and Bo Carmon and Alford Holmes.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

Kenneth E. Rothwell

MORELAND - Kenneth Eugene Rothwell, 74, of Danville, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Rena G. Woodrum

LIBERTY - Rena Grant Woodrum, 87, of Hwy. 1547 died Sunday at Liberty Care Center.

Born Aug. 3, 1916, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Turner and Lydia Bell Grant. She was the widow of Everett Woodrum. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty Edwards of Liberty; a son, Bobby Woodrum of Liberty; a sister, Norma Young of Louisville; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, William O. "Billy" Woodrum.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Arvil Allen and Denny Russell. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brent and Brad Woodrum, Brenda Caton, Bruce and Byron Edwards, Beverly Turner and Betsy Stacy. Honorary pallbearers will be great-grandchildren.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Marjorie M. Scott

STANFORD - Services for Marjorie Messer Scott, 82, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Kurt Spond. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

Survivors include a son, Marshall Brown Scott of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Lea Shepherd Wooldridge of Stanford; a sister, Shirley Messer Bladen of Lowden, Tenn.; two brothers, Joseph Messer of La Grange, Ga., and Levi Messer of Waynesburg; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Jerry Snow

LIBERTY - Services for Jerry Snow, 64, of Middleburg, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. C.B. Carman. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 14, 1940, in Middleburg, he was the son of the late Luther and Ruby Mae Delk Snow. He was a self-employed leather craftsman and a member of Middleburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Julie Rousey of Middleburg; three sons, Kenny Snow of Jacksonville, Fla., Steve Snow of Versailles and Jerry Lee Snow of Australia; two sisters, Janie Sims of Middleburg and Janet Snow of Nashville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two sons, L.B. Snow and Lowell Snow, and a sister, June Burchell.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Marion D. Voorhies

HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for Marion D. Voorhies, 77, of 210 Meadowview Drive, Frankfort, were 1 p.m. today at Springhill Cemetery by Tom Hall.

He died Sunday at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 29, 1926, in Bohon, he was a son of the late Ellis and Fannie Ann Westerfield Voorhies. He was the husband of Martha Webb Voorhies, formerly of Burgin.

He retired from Corning Glass Works where he worked as a mixing department supervisor. An Army veteran, who fought in World War II, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, past president of the Burgin Lions Club, a former Burgin City commissioner and member of Burgin Baptist Church.

Additional survivors include a son, Dennis R. Voorhies of Burgin; a stepson, Michael K. Webb of Winchester; two daughters, Libby Elks of Danville and Regina Lynn Voorhies of Glencoe; three stepdaughters, Trudy Stevens of Danville, Tamara Lasher of Crystal River, Fla., and Robin Baughan of Burkesville; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may go to one's favorite charity.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

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