Obituaries for June 20

June 20, 2004

Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Stephen "Nick" Edwards, 15, of W. Lexington Ave., Danville, died Friday at his residence.

Born Nov. 12, 1988, in Lexington, he was a sophomore at Boyle County High School and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a skateboarder and had been active in the Danville-Boyle County Little League Soccer program.

Survivors include his mother, Jane Abrams Edwards of Danville; his father and step-mother, Thomas P. Edwards III and Sherri Young Edwards of Danville; a brother, Thomas P. Edwards IV of Lexington; a step-brother, Devan Blake Hale of Danville; his grandparents, Thomas P. Edwards Jr. and Geneva "Jan" Edwards of Danville; step-grandparents Melvin and Delores Young of Perryville; and special friends, Jerry Gross and Danny Gross.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Ky.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home.


Memorials may go to the Danville-Boyle Co. Skateboard Park.

Vida Mae Richard

Vida Mae Weddle Richard, 89, of Lisa Avenue, Danville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 23, 1914, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Kilus and Margaret Molen Weddle. She was the widow of James Richard. She was a housewife and the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a daughter; and two sisters, Velna Denham of Danville, and Ethel Henderson of Somerset.

She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Richard.

Services will be graveside at 1 p.m. Monday in Piqua, Ohio.

Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Nina E. Deatherage

CRAB ORCHARD - Nina Ellen Brock Deatherage, 80, of Stanford, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 14, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Elga and Myrtie Martin Brock. She was a retired seamstress for Cowdens Manufacturing and a member of Stanford First Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Clarence "Bug" Deatherage of Stanford; two sons, Keith Deatherage, and Dohn M. Deatherage, both of Stanford; a brother, E.G. Brock of Stanford; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry J. Deatherage.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stanford First Church of God by David Harris and Mike Cox. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bruce Deatherage, Kenny Kidd, Rodney Brock, Ricky Brock, Greg Kidd and Ricky Kidd.

Honorary pallbearers will be Foster "Doc" Hays and Jim Deatherage.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Monday at Stanford First Church of God.

Memorials may go to Gideons International Bible Plan, P.O. Box 155, Stanford, Ky., 40484.

DeEtte S. Darland

HARRODSBURG - DeEtte S. Darland, 89, of Mackville Road, died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 1, 1914, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Jeannette Hellard Sims. She was the wife of Lafon Darland of Harrodsburg. She had worked at the Bus Station in Harrodsburg and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Doyle Sims Darland of Harrodsburg; a sister, Berniese Matherly of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Gerald D. Darland, and J.W. Darland.

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

Pallbearers will be Bruce Sims, Mike Matherly, Eddie Combs, Brent Combs, Chip Combs, and Henry Combs. Honorary pallbearers will be Willard Hamm and Joe Harlow.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday.

Darvin E. Sims

MORELAND - Darvin Eugene Sims, 47, of Cincinnati. Ohio, died Thursday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Arnold R. King

MORELAND - Arnold Ray King, 68, of Junction City, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 16, 1936, in McCreary County, he was the son of the late Carl B. King and Goldie Mae Stephens Grundy. He was a retired auto body worker.

Survivors include five daughters, Karen J. King of Slidell, La., Sharon L. Crutchfield of Junction City, Lisa G. Thompson of Junction City, Rebecca J. Koon of Boyle County, and Lana R. Davis of Lincoln County; a son, Michael D. King of Louisville; four brothers, Carl B. King, George Grundy, Jr., Ralph Grundy, and Roger Grundy, all of McCreary County; four sisters, Shirley Woods, Betty Wright, Barbara Watson, and Judy Coffee, all of McCreary County; 25 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, James R. King; and a daughter, Kathy Hornsby.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Charles C. Miller. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery in Junction City.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday.

Terry L. Curry

STANFORD - Terry L. Curry, 50, of Stanford, died Saturday at his home.

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