Retired Danville police officer dies

obituaries for Sept. 12

September 12, 2004

SPRINGFIELD - James Allen Cloyd, 60, of Parksville Crosspike, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 8, 1943, in Washington County, he was the son of the late James T. and Sueana Settle Cloyd. He was a 22-year veteran of the Danville Police Department, serving as lieutenant and retiring in 1998. He also was a former deputy sheriff with the Washington County Sheriff's office and a Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Zweimiller Cloyd; a son, Robert A. Cloyd of Danville; a daughter, Karen Cloyd Dawson of Lexington; a stepson, Justin T. Pike of Danville; a sister, Deana Abney of Louisville; five grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Carey & Son Funeral Home by the Rev. J.W. Hatfield. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Willisburg, with military rites by Marion County veterans.


Pallbearers will be Jeff Peek, Jody Adams, Jimmy Gribbins, Mark Farris, Joedy Gilliland and Danny Gilliam. Honorary pallbearers are former and current officers of the Danville Police Department.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Monday.

Robert Kondik

Robert Kondik, 73, of West Kentucky Avenue, Junction City, died Saturday at his home. He was the husband of Helen S. Kondik. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Anna Garrison

WAYNESBURG - Anna Garrison, 86, of Waynesburg, died Saturday in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Raymond F. Lee

HARRODSBURG - Raymond Fulton Lee, died Sept. 9 at his home.

Born in 1931, in Franklin County, he was the son of the late Raymond F. and Laura Clark Lee of Frankfort. He was a member of Thornhill Baptist Church in Frankfort. He was a veteran of the Korean War, a pilot, a member of Lexington Lodge F&AM, Scottish Rite and Oleika Shrine Temple. He worked for Engineered Devices and retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky where he was an electrician.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ballard Lee; four daughters, Katye L. Carr of Oklahoma, Laurie L. Fenley of Texas, Lavonne Thomas of Harrodsburg, and Pamela Harmon of Lexington; a sister, Agnes E. Eastman; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. William A. Hartung. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Lexington.

Pallbearers will be Kim Fulton Eastman, Mike Elliott, Fred W. Burch III, N.B. Stratton, John Wilson and Richard Russell.

Honorary pallbearers are Don R. Atwood, Howard L. Graham, Marshall Johnson, C.W. Welch, Charles Wilkerson and Jim Powell.

Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.

Edison B. McKinney

WAYNESBURG - Edison Bryant McKinney 86, of Eubank, died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 22, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Bennie and Lotie Gooslin McKinney. He was a retired postal carrier and former owner of McKinney's Market and McKinney's Bottle Gas Co.

Survivors include his wife, Mae Belle Singleton McKinney; a son, Michael McKinney of Science Hill; a brother, Harold McKinney of Eubank; and two sisters, Eutheda Dietrich of Lancaster and Bobbie Jean Combs of Eubank.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Shelby Reynolds. Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

Mary F. Portwood

CRAB ORCHARD - Mary Eliza Frith Portwood, 88, of Lancaster, died Friday.

Born May 12, 1916, in Rockcastle County, she was the daughter of the late John and Flora Bell Dees McGuire. She was a member of Pentecostal Fellowship Church and a homemaker. She was the widow of Ottie C. Frith, Nelson Jones and Lee Portwood.

Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Holman of Bronston, Della Colyer of Lancaster, and Wanda Frith and Iva Jean Douglas, both of Stanford; a son, Oral Frith of Copper Creek; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Frith; and a son, Clayton Frith.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home by the Revs. Jim Cook and Ray Zdrojowy. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery, Brodhead.

Pallbearers will be Barry Holman, Keith and Daniel Napier, Christopher Frith, Ottie Comley, Jason Holman, Anthony Holman and Brandon Kirby.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Monday.


Bonnie D. Elliott

STANFORD - Services for Bonnie Demrow Elliott, 40, of Junction City, are 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by Wayne Galloway. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Friday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Sept. 13, 1963, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Amil J. and Mary B. Peek Demrow. She was a preschool teacher, homemaker and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Ronnie Elliott; two brothers, Bill Demrow of Waynesburg and Amil "Butch" Demrow of Fort Collins, Colo.; and three sisters, Betty Grimes, Becky Spears and Bobbie S. Benton, all of Stanford.

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