Obituaries for Aug. 17

August 17, 2004

Cora L. Coleman

Cora Lee "Corky" Coleman, 80, of Country Lane, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Aug. 22, 1923, in Breckinridge County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bandy. She was a receptionist for Coleman Photography for 41 years. She attended Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday School class. She was a life member of Eastern Star and a 50-year Shiner's Lady.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Coleman; and a son, James A. Coleman of Louisville.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Oleika Shrine Transportation Fund, 326 Southland Drive, Lexington 40503; or the Ruth Sunday School class.

Violet C. Jepson

HARRODSBURG - Violet Corline Tharp Jepsen, 66, of Louisville Road, died Sunday at her home.


Born July 3, 1938, in Perryville, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Nellie Broughton Tharp. She was a homemaker and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Dean T. Jepsen; three brothers; and four sisters.

Graveside services are 1 p.m. today at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Travis L. Lafferty

LANCASTER - Travis Lee Lafferty, 46, of Sugar Creek Road, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of Donna Farris Lafferty. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Leone A. Lynch

LIBERTY - Leone A. Lynch, 77, of Opossum Trot Road, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 18, 1926, in Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Neithammer Artz. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Quentin Lynch of Liberty; a son, David Lynch of Lansing, Mich.; two daughters, Linda Lynch and Carolyn Lynch, both of Lansing; a sister, Wilma Artz of Lansing; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Jeff Edwards. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Della I. Williams

WAYNESBURG - Della Irene Williams, 91, of Louisa, died Monday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Mollie E. Wooton

WAYNESBURG - Mollie Esther Wooton, 65, of Greenwood, Ind., died Sunday at Homeview Nursing Center in Greenwood.

Born Oct. 19, 1938, in Leslie County, she was the daughter of the late Harris and Emily Melton Wooton. She was an employee of Fazolis restaurant in Greenwood.

Survivors include three brothers, Sterle Wooton of Eubank, Earl Wooton of Russell Springs and Mike Wooton of Science Hill; four sisters, Eva Arvin of Hamilton, Ohio, Odra Moore of Eubank, Ella Oney of Seaford, Va., Nola Sowder of Plainfield, Ind., and Shirley McGlaughlin of Greenwood.

Graveside services were today at McClure Cemetery by the Rev. Earl Wooton.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Ella Steele

HARRODSBURG - Services for Ella Steele, 81, of Harrodsburg, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

She died Sunday at Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born Jan. 19, 1923, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Stallard "Doc" and Ora Mae Claunch Bailey. She was a retired Cricketeer employee and had worked at several restaurants in Harrodsburg, including Appletree, Stone Manor, Ball Park and Ann's. She was a member of Pioneer Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Steele of Louisville, Willard "Butch" Steele Jr. of Harrodsburg; two daughters, Trudy Treadway and Mary Jeanette, both of Lexington; a twin sister, Gertrude Gray of Harrodsburg; two half brothers, Danny Bailey and Bobby Bailey, both of Harrodsburg; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Tony Gray, Mark Steele, Chad Steele, Billy Treadway, Kevin Treadway and Chuck Jeanette. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy C. Steele, Bobby Bailey and Danny Bailey.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

George E. Pittman

MORELAND - Services for George Elvin Pittman, 84, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.

He died Monday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born Sept. 15, 1920, in Casey County, he was the son of the late William and Nancy Snow Pittman. He was a retired farmer and had worked for Lincoln County Senior Citizens. He was an Army veteran and a member of American Legion in Stanford. He was the widower of Violet Vaught Pittman.

Survivors include three sons, Ralph Pittman of Stanford, Bennie Pittman of Casey County and Donald Pittman of Plant City, Fla.; a daughter, Barbara Pittman of Stanford; a brother, Walter Pittman of Casey County; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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