Obituaries for Aug. 2

August 02, 2004

J.R. Carey

John Randall "J.R." Carey Sr., 79, of Waterworks Road, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 29, 1924, in Maud in Washington County, he was the son of the late Buford and Virgie Lewis Carey. He was a former manager of Third Street parking lot and was retired as a landfill supervisor in Boyle County. He also was a Sinclair service station manager, insurance agent and farmer.

A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member and past commander of Boyle Post 46, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars 6935 in Harrodsburg; and past member of 40&8 veterans organization. He also was a Kentucky Colonel.

Carey was called Candy Man because he gave out candy for 15 years.

Survivors include his wife, Lillie Mae Carey; a son, John R. "Pee Wee" Carey Jr. of Danville; two daughters, Janice C. Tully and Melody Matherly, both of Danville; a brother, Donald Carey of Lexington; three sisters, Dorothy Stringfield of Lexington and Lois Jefferies and Edna Coffman, both of Danville; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.


He was predeceased by a grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may go to The Salvation Army.

Katherine M. Qualls

Katherine Doris Morrison Qualls, 82, of Fair Haven, died Saturday at St. Joseph East in Lexington.

Born Jan. 4, 1922, in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn Kaelin Morrison. She was a homemaker, member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, and the widow of Bryant R. Qualls.

Survivors include two sons, Mike R. Qualls of Burgin and Pat B. Qualls of Lakeland, Fla.; 10 daughters, Audrey Terry, Terry Cornish and Jean Coffman, all of Danville, and Barbara Mitchell, Susan Mills, Linda Finchum, Patti Richardson, Donna Verhoeven, Tracey Lewis and Carole Young-Fender, all of Lexington; two sisters, Pat Trusty and Mary Plappert, both of Louisville; 37 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, B. Raymond Qualls.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation is after 4 p.m. today with a prayer service at 8 p.m., and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.

J.R. Burnside

LANCASTER - J.R. Burnside, 82, of Countryside Drive, died Saturday at his home.

Born Nov. 14, 1921, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Isabelle Lane Burnside.

He was retired from Inter-County RECC and was one of the original members of the Garrard County Water Association. He was a Signal Corps veteran of World War II and served in Northern Africa and Italy. He was a deacon at Lancaster Baptist Church for many years and was the widower of Grace Burnside.

Survivors include a son, Mike Burnside of Georgetown; a daughter, Linda Williams of Austin, Texas; a brother, Charles Burnside of Versailles; two sisters, Ruth Grider of Junction City and Drucella Highland of Dallas, Texas; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may go to Garrard County Public Library.

"Moon" Martin

MORELAND - "Moon" James Martin, 65, of Moreland, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Lillian Martin. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Paul Meadows

HARRODSBURG - Paul Meadows, 76, of Torrance, Calif., formerly of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Harbor City, Calif .

Born Jan. 5, 1928, in McAfee, he was the son of the late Elisha and Emma Hayden Meadows. He was widower of Mayola Christine Lay Meadows. He was a retired self-employed Electronic Instrumentation Technical supervisor, an apartment manager for Pro Management Co. in Torrance, a Navy and Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Monte Meadows of Torrance and Kenneth Bradley Meadows of London; a daughter, Linnie Christine Paz of Sevierville, Tenn.; two sisters, Emma Pearson of Tennessee and Melda Botts of Ohio; two granddaughters; and a great grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Raymond Costello. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be members of the family.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday until the time of service.

Helen F. Moak

HAMILTON, Ohio - Helen F. Moak, 72, of Hamilton, Ohio, died July 13 at her residence.

Born April 5, 1932, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Mabel Clara Reed Yates. She was the wife of John Moak.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Renay Begley, Kay Whitaker and Sandy Kuhlman, all of Hamilton; two sons, James Moak and David Moak, both of Hamilton; two sisters, Lida Chaney of McKinney and Grace Sutton of Lexington; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were July 17 at Brown Dawson Funeral Home by the Rev. Ronald Stewart. Burial was in Millville Cemetery.

Jerry W. Randolph

STANFORD - Jerry Wayne Randolph, 37, of Sims Road, Crab Orchard, died Friday at his residence.

Born May 22, 1967, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Carl and Jeanette Johnson Randolph. He was a construction worker.

Survivors include his wife, Michelle Cantrell Randolph; a son, J.R. Randolph; a stepson, James Caudill; a brother, Gary Randolph; and four sisters, Sally Reed, Gay Randolph, Tammy Lamb and Teresa Petrey, all of Crab Orchard.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Friendship Cemetery.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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