Obituaries for Aug. 22

August 22, 2004


Margaret Chilton

HARRODSBURG - Services for Margaret Chilton, 90, of East Lexington Street, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Don Chase. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

She died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care Facility.

Born March 10, 1914, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Howard A. and Willie A. Coslow Dean. She was the widow of Kellis Chilton.

She was a former employee at Graves Jewelers and Fort Harrod Museum. She was a member of Harrodsburg Chapter 309 Order of the Eastern Star where she was a past matron, past president of Harrodsburg Women's Club, past president of the Christian Women's Fellowship, and a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church where she served as deacon.


Survivors include a son, Holly Chilton of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Joe Blankenship, Larry Lance, George Neal Jr., Danny Chilton, Charles Bolling Jr. and James Hogue. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Bethany Sunday School Class.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Monday. Eastern Star services will be 7:30 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Christian Church, 305 S. Main St., Harrodsburg.

Alan F. Jefferis

COLUMBUS - Services for Alan F. Jefferis, 48, of Upper Arlington, Ohio, formerly of Danville, will be noon Monday at Vineyard Church of Columbus, 6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, by Rev. Bill Christensen. Burial will be in Kingwood Memorial Park at a later date.

He died Thursday at his residence.

Born Oct. 18, 1955, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Harvey and Marie Jefferis.

He was a member of Vineyard Church of Columbus, where he was a Home Group Leader. He was a graduate of Cleveland State University, where he was a member of the 1977 soccer team, and a member of the Cleveland Cobras professional soccer team.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Wojniak Jefferis; two daughters, Anna and Susan Jefferis; sisters, Ruth Jefferis and Elaine Bourjaily; two brothers, Dave Jefferis and Don Jefferis.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Columbus, and 10 a.m.-noon Monday at Vineyard Church of Columbus.

Memorials may go to the Educational Fund for Anna E. And Susan E. Jefferis, at any Fifth-Third Bank.

Keith S. Pixley

Keith S. Pixley, 94, of Jo Drive, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 7, 1910, in Elmira, N.Y., he was the son of the late Frank Pixley and Irene Shepard Pixley.

He was a farmer, firefighter and government police officer with the Atomic Energy Commission in Gaithersburg, Md. He was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jane McDowell Pixley; a son, Carroll Pixley of Danville, a stepdaughter, Felicia Day-Hall of Danville, a stepson, David McDowell, of Louisville; three grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Terry Owens, Kenny Grubbs, Butch Ledford, Jack Tussey, Benjamin Pixley, and Sean Pixley. Honorary Pallbearers will be Laura Pixley, Bob Rankin, Rex Dawson, Roger McAnly, Don Moore, Dr. Charles Sisk and members of the Anglers Sunday School Class.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by Dr. Tommy Valentine. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Gideons International and Lexington Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund.

Hassell J. Reynolds

PERRYVILLE - Services for Hassell J. Reynolds, 87, of Hayes-May Road, were Saturday at Perryville Baptist Church by Greg Warren and Gary Story. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at McDowell Place of Danville.

Born Aug. 21, 1916, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Lorenzo D. and Sarah B. Quinn Reynolds. He was a farmer, affiliated with Western Pioneer Life Insurance Co. and a tobacco warehouseman. He was a member of Perryville Baptist Church and the widower of Sarah K. Edwards Reynolds. He also was a Kentucky Colonel and active with Little League sports. He had been instrumental in the consolidation of Boyle County high schools.

Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Sue Rice of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Rita J. Satterly of Lexington, and Sara J. Scott of Carmel, Ind.; a son, Hassell Jay Reynolds of Danville; and 10 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Michael Satterly, Robert H. Reynolds, Jerry W. Rice, Chad E. Scott, Bill Scott Jr. and Jacob C. Reynolds.

Honorary bearers were Linda C. Rice, Cindy R. Grissom, Kim S. Grater, Ann E. Reynolds and great-grandchildren.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice and Perryville Baptist Church.

William "Billy" Simpson

HARRODSBURG - Services for William J. "Billy" Simpson, 54, of Cloverdale Drive, were Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by Jack Geurin. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

He died Thursday at his residence.

Born Jan. 7, 1950, in Mercer County, he was the son of Effie Breeding Simpson of Harrodsburg and the late Marshal Jr. Simpson.

He was an Auto-Body repairman and a member of the Cornishville Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Travis L. Simpson and William S. Followell, both of Harrodsburg, and Darrell Followell of Burgin; three brothers, Ronnie Simpson, Stevie Simpson and Jeff Simpson, all of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Betty Murphy and Charlotte Lane, both of Harrodsburg, and Joyce Hill of Danville; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jerry Bugg, Tommy Darland, Howard West, Stevie Releford, Jonathan Devine, Chris Baker, Wayne Tracy and James Tracy.

Central Kentucky News Articles