Obituaries for Nov. 28

November 28, 2004

Bobby Baker

COOKEVILLE, TENN. - Bobby Lee Baker, 44, grandson of Ethel Baker of Stanford, died Thursday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 4, 1959, in Bell County, he was the son of Charles Baker and Sharon L. Elliot. He was a musician.

Additional survivors include two sisters, Rose Haney and Joyce LaFever, both of Cookeville; and an aunt, Mary J. Gambrell of Danville.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Crest Lawn Funeral Home, 800 W. Jackson St., Cookeville, by Hillary Duke and Tony Sullivan. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.


Visitation was Saturday.

James Harris

MORELAND - James L. Harris, 59, of Danville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 25, 1945, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Ethel Byrd Harris. He was a Dollar General Store manager and worked for PartSmart. He was a Mason and a Shriner.

Survivors include two sons, James L. Harris Jr. and Jonathan Harris, both of Danville; two daughters, Haley Harris of Danville and Christy Royalty of Junction City; two sisters, Betty Lopez and Shelia Harris, both of Danville; three brothers, Will Harris of Louisville, Lloyd Harris of Perryville and Andrew Harris of Danville; a companion, Joyce Gifford of Junction City; and six grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Otis Clark. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Philip Sears, Roger Harris, Robbie Owens, Che Lopez, Bill West and Jonathan Harris.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society and the Franklin Masonic Lodge #28 F&AM.

Gary Mayes

HARRODSBURG - Gary Lynn Mayes, 49, of Cloverdale Drive, died Saturday at his residence.

Born May 26, 1955, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Eugene Lee and Lillie Freeman Mayes of Mackville. He was an employee of Stratton Home Improvement and a member of Bruner's Chapel Baptist Church.

Additional survivors include two sons, Gabriel Mayes and Joshua Mayes, both of Shelbyville; a sister, Shirley Gunter of Punta Gorda, Fla.; two brothers, McKinley Mayes of Punta Gorda and Orban Mayes of Harrodsburg; special friend Robin Jims; and a grandson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Mark Sturart. Burial will be in Bruner's Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dan, Chris and Jarrod Mayes, Jerry and Tim Bottom, and Abe Stratton Jr.

Visitation is 3-7 p.m. today and prior to the service Monday.

Mary Meaux

LEXINGTON - Mary Louise Meaux, 70, of Briarwood Drive, Lexington, died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born Jan. 24, 1934, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Roy P. and Louise Chitterson Simpson. She was an employee of Square D Company and a member of Southland Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Woodrow A. Meaux; two daughters, Yvette Carter and Linnita Meaux, both of Lexington; a son, Woodrow A. Meaux Jr. of Lexington; a brother, James Simpson of Danville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Southland Christian Church by the Revs. Ralph Smith and Jon Weece. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. at the church.

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home of Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Bobby Rich

LIBERTY - Bobby Rich, 72, of Liberty, died Friday at his residence.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy L. Rich.

Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Robert Sallee

FRANKFORT, IND. - Robert L. Sallee, 74, of Bowen Spur Road, Stanford, formerly of Frankfort, Ind., died Thursday at his residence.

Born Nov. 30, 1929, in Clinton County Ind., he was the son of the late Alva Moses and Bertha F. Johnson Sallee. He was the widower of F. Kathryn Bartley. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He owned and operated Combo Lounge and Frankfort Compressed Steel. He was a former signal man for the Nickle Plate Railroad.

Survivors include a daughter, Vickie A. Davis of Frankfort; a brother, James E. Sallee of Frankfort; and a sister, Helen L. Coulter of Lindsay, Calif.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Archer-Weston Funeral Home, Frankfort. Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Monday.


Kathrine Bartlett

Services for Kathrine "Jeanette" Bartlett, 64, of Bower Road, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jolene Bailey. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.

She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 5, 1939, in Stanford, she was the daughter of Marie Criswell Coffman and the late Charles L. Coffman.

Other survivors include three daughters, Gail Stone of Dry Ridge, Ina Pollett of Lancaster and Teresa Lambert of Stanford; two sisters, Edna Brown and Shirley Anness, both of Danville; two brothers, Kenneth Coffman of Perryville and Ernest Coffman of Nicholasville; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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