Obituaries for Aug. 26

August 26, 2004

Sue B. Clay

Sue Bandy Clay, 67, of Danville, died Wednesday at her home.

Born March 20, 1937, in Danville, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Lester Wesley and Frances Triplett Bandy.

She was a graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and held master's degrees in special education and communication disorders from Eastern Kentucky University.

Children were her specialty in speech pathology, and she taught in Abilene, Texas, Libertyville, Ill., Washington County schools, SS. Peter and Paul kindergarten, the Association for the Mentally Retarded at St. Catherine's School in Springfield, the Boyle County schools and for 25 years with the Danville Independent school system.

She was a member of the Kentucky Speech-Language Hearing Association, the Council of Exceptional Children and she was a Kentucky Colonel. She was a former president of the Little Garden Club of Danville and a life judge with the National Council of State Garden Clubs.


In 1980, she was named a delegate to the White House Conference on Families and was appointed to help draft the Kentucky Severity Rating Scale by the office of Education for Exceptional Children. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and the founder of POETS Club.

Survivors include a special friend, David C. Payne of Danville; a brother, John W. Bandy of Indianapolis; two daughters, Susan Clay of Covington, Ga., and Julie Clay of Perryville; two sons, John D. Clay of Somerset and James F. Clay of Louisville; and five grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by Gary Story.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Anna Lois Davis

Anna Lois Davis, 68, of Lancaster, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Survivors include her husband, James Davis. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Ruth E. Wofford

Ruth Elizabeth Wofford, 88, of Danville, formerly of Lancaster, died today at Charleston Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Joyce B. Belcher

LEBANON - Joyce Baker Belcher, 66, of Lebanon, died Tuesday at her home.

Born Nov. 30, 1937, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Roscoe and Gracie Owens Baker. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Glen Belcher; a son, Tony Belcher of Lebanon; two daughters, Glenda Rawlings of Harrodsburg and Jane Arrendona of Louisville; three brothers, Lester Baker of Perrysburg, Ohio, Houston Baker of Butler and Frank Baker of Falmouth; seven sisters, Betty Hollin of Aurora, Ind., Grace Vise of Bellview, Doris Scott of Cincinnati, Alice Etler of Erlanger, America Vangurp of Tampa, Fla., and Christine Sapp and Debbie Mayes, both of Mitchellsburg; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Campbell Dewitt Funeral Home by Edwin Turpin. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Boyle County.

Visitation is after 1 p.m. today.

Regenia S. Carter

CRAB ORCHARD - Regenia Sue Smith Carter, 54, of Somerset, died Wednesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born Feb. 4, 1950, in Russell County, she was the daughter of the late Robert F. and Dora M. Dutton Smith. She was a retired elementary school teacher for Broughtontown Elementary School for seven years and Leatherwood Elementary for 20 years. She was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Cornettsville.

Survivors include her husband, Garriest D. Carter; three stepsons, Joseph W. Carter and Douglas Carter, both of Somerset, and Gary L. Carter of London; a sister, Jennifer Smith of Louisville; 15 stepgrandchildren; and several stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Carson Atwood. Burial will be in Singletontown Cemetery in Eubank.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Saturday.


Harold W. Sanders

HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for Harold Wayne Sanders, 60, of Ewing, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Aug. 14, 1944, in Kenton County, he was the son of the late Owen Nelson and Annabelle Royalty Sanders. He was a retired Air Force sergeant after 23 years of service and had served in the Vietnam War and in Alaska.

Survivors include a son, Scott Sanders of Chesterfield, Va.; a daughter, Cris Tigner of Fairbanks, Alaska; two brothers, Kenneth Sanders of Mercer County and R.C. Sanders of Palm Coast, Fla.; six sisters, Rebecca Hooch of Stanford, Joann Burton of Mercer County, Frances Sanders, Peggy Burns and Donna L. Sanders, all of Harrodsburg, and Deborah L. Sadler of Mercer County; and two grandchildren.

There will be no visitation.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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