Obituaries for Oct. 8

October 08, 2004

David M. Adkinson

HARRODSBURG - Services for David Myron Adkinson, 59, of Frankfort, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grapevine Cemetery with military rites.

He died Tuesday at Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born July 30, 1945, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Lee O. and Margaret A. Sims Adkinson. He was a 1963 graduate of Harrodsburg High School and attended University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University. He served in the Navy and was a member of Cornishville Christian Church where he served as deacon, elder, vocalist and song leader. He also attended Jessamine Christian Church.

He served as driver improvement officer for Kentucky from 1968-1972 and in March 1973, while employed as a fire fighter in Harrodsburg, he was appointed the first director of emergency ambulance services for Harrodsburg and Mercer County. From 1976-1980, he was a field representative for the emergency medical services branch of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs and was named the coordinator for Search and Rescue Programs. He oversaw the distribution of grant money to Kentucky rescue squads and taught search and rescue techniques for 17 years. He was a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Search and Rescue. He was employed in the emergency medical services branch of University of Kentucky Athletics Department and Lexington Civic Center. After his retirement, he was employed by the Message Center for the Legislative Research Commission. He was the past post commander and the present department commander for Sgt. Elijah Marrs, Camp 5, Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, past adjutant for Sons of the Union Veterans Reserve and secretary-treasurer of Kentucky Commandery of Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.


Survivors include his wife, Kandie Prather Adkinson; a son, Travis S. Adkinson of Lexington; a brother, Ronald L. Adkinson of Olando, Fla.; and three granddaughters.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Saturday.

Memorials may go to any rescue squad or Marcus and Josephine Prather Scholarship Fund.

Edith W. Thompson

HARRODSBURG - Edith Walker Thompson, 87, of North Main Street, died Wednesday in West Virginia. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

M. Ralph Satterly

LANCASTER - M. Ralph Satterly, 95, of Danville Road, died Thursday at his home. He was the widower of Lillie Satterly. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


Mary Anne Greaney

Services for Mary Anne Greaney, 65, of Colonial Way, will be 11 a.m. Monday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church by the Rev. Linh Nguyen.

She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 14, 1939, in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Gerald J. and Helen Edes Buckley. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Gerald Greaney; a daughter, Anne E. Remson of Bend, Okla.; three sons, Gerald B. Greaney of Baltimore, Md., Mark R. Greaney of Bend, and John S. Greaney of Granger, Ind.; two sisters, Barbara Thrasher of Dearborn, Mich., and Elizabeth Ledford of St. Louis, Mo.; and 11 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be children and grandchildren.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the church with a prayer service at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may go to SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center or favorite charity.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Esther Ripson

LANCASTER - Memorial services for Esther Laverne Ripson, 87, of Wesley Village in Wilmore, will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Paint Lick Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Bryce McGowan. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Decatur, Mich.,

She died Wednesday.

Born Oct. 7, 1916, in Decatur, Mich., she was the daughter of the late James and Blanche Dwight McLeese. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Clemens Presbyterian Church and Paint Lick Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce McGehee of Medina, Ohio, and Phyllis J. McCowan of Nicholasville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may go to Paint Lick Presbyterian Church.

Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clyde B. Rogers

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Clyde Burllin Rogers, 80, of River Drive, Stanford, will be noon Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Ronnie Rogers. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Pallbearers will be Jay, Marty, Bill, Curt and Leslie Smith and Danny Keith.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Saturday.

Memorials may go to Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 97, Crab Orchard 40419-0097.*

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