Born Jan. 4, 1930, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Allen and Lela Murphy Matthews. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include a brother, Donald Matthews of Garrard County; and five sisters, Dorothy Davis of Indiana, Mary Medley and Iona Votaw, both of Harrodsburg, Joetta Collier of Washington, Pa., and Virginia Denney of Lancaster.
Graveside services were today at Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev. Bryce McCulley. Burial was in Lancaster Cemetery.
Ramsey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MORELAND - Bernard "JR" Peyton, 80, of Liberty, died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Born Aug. 19, 1924, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Bernard L. and Flora Ellis Peyton. He was a retired truck driver and a World War II veteran, having served with the Army 168th Combat Engineers. He also had been a prisoner of war. He was a member of Ellisburg Baptist Church and Rocky Ford Masonic Lodge 765.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Peyton; a son, James L. Peyton of Nicholasville; a sister, Lucille McAnelly of Liberty; two stepgrandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by a son, Steven C. Peyton.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Bill and Joe Peyton, Marty and Monty Atwood, Shaun Pendergraph and Charles McAnelly.
Honorary pallbearers are Bill Brown, Harold Bastin, Dr. Todd Rinehart, Glenn Nutgrass and H.D. Atwood.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday with Masonic Rites at 7 p.m. by American Legion Boyle Post 46.
Memorials may go to Hospice of Lake Cumberland and Rocky Ford Masonic Lodge.
Carroll St. John
Carroll "Lee" St. John, 48, of Danville, died Saturday.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church by the Revs. David St. John and Don Benningfield. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Scott Molen, John Scott Molen, Blake Molen, Harold Hatfield, Kenley Smallwood and Coe St. John. Honorary pallbearers are co-workers at the city of Danville.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Gideons International Bible Fund.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
STANFORD - Services for Elizabeth "Betty" Noland, 84, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Terry Holt and Dan Carr. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Pallbearers will be Wayne, David, Tony, Michael and Jeremy Noland and Eddie Irvin.
Honorary pallbearers are Christie Holt, Robin Watts, Stacey Irvin, Julie Johnson, and Cody and Courtney Harris.
Memorials may go to Hebron Methodist Church, c/o Perry G. Noland, 6387 John Sims Highway, Stanford.