Obituaries for Sept. 8

September 08, 2004

James Minton

LIBERTY - James Minton, 76, of Windsor, died today at his home.

Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Dorothy Morris

HARRODSBURG - Dorothy Morris, 82, of Perryville Street, died Monday at Heritage Hall Health Care Center in Lawrenceburg.

Born Jan. 2, 1922, in Millersburg, she was the daughter of the late Homer A. and Etta Mae Morgan Garrison.

She was a retired Harlow Elementary School teacher, a charter member of Business & Professional Women's Club, a member of Newcomers Homemakers Club, Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, University of Kentucky Alumni Club, state and national education associations and American Association of Retired Persons.

She was the first to teach special education in the Harrodsburg School System and formerly had been a staff member at University of Kentucky.


She was a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church and Goodwill Sunday School Class. She was the widow of Samuel W. Morris.

Survivors include a son, Sam W. Morris of Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Lou Etta M. Hicks of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Margie F. Brown of Campton; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Ellis G. Morris.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Chuck Brimley and the Rev. Don Chase. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

Memorials may go to Kentucky Special Olympics by calling 1-800-633-7403 or on-line at, or Leukemia Society of America, Kentucky Chapter, 710 W. Main St., Suite 100, Louisville, Ky. 40202.

Willie F. Pittman

MORELAND - Willie Florance Pittman, 83, of Stanford, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 21, 1921, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Rosie and James K. Pemberton. She was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was the widow of John Pittman.

Survivors include a son, James K. Pittman of Stanford; two daughters, Roberta Conder of Stanford and Nellie Claunch of Perryville; a sister, Hazel Pittman of Stanford; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lillis Yeager.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Fralix. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Manuel, Stuart and Shawn Conder, Danny Hargis, Donald Yeager, Brian Pittman and Keith Claunch.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

Fatima J. Watson

HARRODSBURG - Fatima Jane Watson, 98, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Sunday at Darby Square Nursing Home in Lexington.

Born Oct. 11, 1905, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Walter S. and Mary F. Roberts Sallee. She was a retired billing clerk for Parts Distributing Co. in Lexington and a member of Ebenezer Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Gene Watson of Baltimore, Md.; three daughters, Carol Garcher of Livonia, Mich., Jane Anderson of Logan Port, Ind,. and Linda Wingate of Lexington; 14 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great grandchildren.

Services will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by John Kesel. Burial will be in Ebenezer Church Cemetery in Salvisa.

Pallbearers will Neil Douglas, Stephen Garcher, Leonard and Susan Minor, and Michael and Jennifer Hamilton.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday and after 7:30 a.m. Friday.

Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Ky. 40504-3277.

Faye Wells

WAYNESBURG - Faye Wells, 76, of Parlor Grove Road, died Tuesday at her home.

Born July 10, 1928, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Mack and Elizabeth "Sally" Meade Sims. She was a homemaker and a member of Parlor Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Leroy Wells; three sons, Jimmy and Curtis Wells, both of Waynesburg, and Randy Wells of Junction City; a brother, Ray Sims of Waynesburg; two sisters, Opal Dick of Indianapolis, Ind., and Bonnie Peace of Somerset; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. David Gambrel. Burial will be in Parlor Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris Pennington, Kenny Jones, Jerry Karriker, Jay Shelton, Tony Caudill, Eric Reed, Daniel Gay and Tony Smith. Honorary pallbearers are Patrick Wells, Melissa Jones, Cathy Reed, Rhonda Karriker, Melinda Shelton, Donna Caudill, Stacy Miller and Amanda Gay.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Hilda Wesley

LIBERTY - Hilda Wesley, 78, of Liberty, died Thursday at her home. She was the wife of Omra Wesley. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Curtis Young

STANFORD - Curtis Young, 70, of Stanford, died Tuesday at his home. He was the husband of Jo Ann Young. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


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