Obituaries for Sept. 26

September 26, 2004


Velma M. Helm

Services for Velma Miller Helm, 92, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home by Dana Dawkins. Burial will be in Eli Simpson Cemetery.

She died Friday at Fort Logan Extended Care in Stanford.

Born May 19, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was the son of the late Mattie and George Miller. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Will Helm; four daughters, Bernice Cloud of Crab Orchard, and Yvonne Mucker, Juanita Helm and Margaret Stateman, all of Stanford; four sons, Joe A. Helm, Hubert Helm, William Helm and Lewis Helm, all of Stanford; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.


Pallbearers will be Mitchell Helm, Kenneth C. Miller Sr., George Miller, Oliver Miller Jr., David Miller, and Paul, Robert and Gary Smallwood.

Honorary pallbearers are Ollie Simpson Jr., Herbert and Theodore Simpson, Cecil Alcorn, Clarence Gooch and Antown Helm.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday.

Jerry T. Compton

LANCASTER - Services for Jerry T. Compton, 58, of Pin Oak Drive, will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Garrard County High School gymnasium by Jim Rucker and Jerry Browning. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born June 15, 1946, in Phelps, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Geraldine Charles Compton. He was dean of students, athletic director, coach, technical director and a teacher at Garrard County Middle School, and Garrard County delegate to Kentucky Educators Association. He was an elder and member of First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Sanders Compton; a son, Tom Compton of Lexington; a daughter, Kelly Montgomery of Garrard County; a sister, Jane Wilson of Phelps; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ken Hurt, Bruce Mulcahy, Scotty Merida, Bobby Powell, Jeff Hester and Brian Ray.

Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and after 8;30 a.m. Monday at Garrard County High School gymnasium.

Memorials may go to Wilderness Trace Child Development Center, 409 North Stewarts Lane, Danville, Ky. 40422.

Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Boyd S. Shouse

LIBERTY - Services for Boyd Seldom Shouse, 64, of Liberty, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home by Bearl King. Burial will be in Peyton Cemetery.

He died Thursday at his home.

Born March 16, 1940, in Letcher County, he was the son of the late Nathan and Stella Mae Terry Shouse. He was a painter and an Army veteran, and a member of the Dunnville Church of God.

Survivors include two sons, Stephen Boyd Shouse of Munford, Tenn., and Jeffrey Todd Shouse of Brighton, Tenn.; a daughter, Patricia Lynn Johnson of Brighton; four brothers, Leroy and Ollie J. Shouse, both of Liberty, Lester R. Shouse of Lebanon, and William H. Shouse of Indianapolis; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ollie Shouse, Kenneth and Dennis Terry, and Joseph, Jeremy and Joseph L. May.

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

Mae Falconberry Reynolds

MORELAND - Services for Mae Falconberry Reynolds, 78, of Moreland, will be 11 a.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

She died Friday at her home.

Born Oct. 20, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Jennie Williams Falconberry. She was a retired U.S. Postal Service employee and a member of Moreland First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bob Reynolds; a daughter, Rita Wright of Moreland; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Gideons International, P.O. Box 155, Stanford, Ky., 40484.

William Davis

SCIENCE HILL - Services for William "Bill" Davis, 56, of Eubank, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by Shelby Reynolds. Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.

He died Friday at Rockcastle Hospital in Mount Vernon.

Born Aug. 3, 1948, in Lucedale, Miss., he was the son of Flonnie Hamilton Davis of Waynesburg and the late Johnnie Wilson. He owned a lawn care service, was a veteran and a member of Eubank Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Ball Davis; a son, Dave Davis of Stanford; a daughter, Angie Tharp of Junction City; two stepsons, Rick and Matt Baker, both of Louisville; two stepdaughters, Joanie Carter of Eubank and Rebecca Baker of Nancy; two brothers, Roxie Davis of Somerset and Melvin Davis or Waynesburg; three sisters, Linda Singleton of Science Hill, Sandra Ingram of Frankfort and Dimple Johnson of Lockland, Ohio; and 12 grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. Monday at Eubank Baptist Church.

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