Obituaries for Dec. 13

December 13, 2004

Mable Letcher

Mable Letcher, 80, of North Third Street, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Clyde C. Craig

PERRYVILLE - Clyde Calvin Craig, 53, of Mitchellsburg Road, died Saturday in Perryville.

Born May 4, 1951, in Parksville, he was the son of Viola Dean Craig of Perryville and the late Clyde Craig. He was a drill rig operator with Long Drill Enterprises of Tennessee. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

Other survivors include his wife, Clarissa Lake Craig; a daughter, Jessica Craig, at home; a brother, David Craig of Perryville; and a sister, Brenda Roberts of Nicholasville.


Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. John David Lane. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery in Forkland.

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

Margaret G. Allison

HARRODSBURG - Margaret "Maggie" Gentry Allison, 90, died Saturday at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.

Born Jan. 15, 1914, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Margaret Hanna Gentry. She graduated from high school as salutatorian of her class and attended Centre College. She was a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church where she sang in the choir for many years. She worked as a cafeteria supervisor for the Harrodsburg Independent School system, an office worker at the former Broaddus Department Store, and a sales clerk at the former Gem Drug Store until her retirement. She was the widow of James W. Allison Sr.

Survivors include three sons, James Allison Jr. of Lexington, Richard Allison of Dallas, Texas, and John Allison of Indianapolis, Ind.; three daughters, Sara Allison of Harrodsburg, Elizabeth Minassian of Glendale, Calif., and Mary E. Allison of Mahwah, N.J.; a sister, Sara Langston of Bradenton, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; and a companion, Sandy Silver.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Rick and Phillip Allison, Arman and Allen Minassian, Chris Walls, Fred Schaefer and Jack Moreland. Honorary pallbearers are John Currans, Mary Fister and the staff of McDowell Place of Danville.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and prior to the service Wednesday.

Memorials may go to the Albert B. Allison Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Eastern Kentucky University.

W.H. Darland

HARRODSBURG - W.H. Darland, 76, of Pleasant Hill Drive, Burgin, died today at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Glenn Lewis

HARRODSBURG - Glenn Lewis, 71, husband of Betty Lewis of Harrodsburg, died Sunday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Charles A. Loveless

SOMERSET - Charles Arthur Loveless, 81, of Eubank, died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born March 26, 1923, in Eubank, he was the son of the late Lorenza L. and Roxie Godby Loveless. He was an inspector and exterminator for Terminex 46 years prior to his retirement. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the South Pacific, and served in Civil Conservation Corps in 1940 at Priest River, Idaho. He was a former officer with East Sparta Sportsman Club and a member of Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife, Belle Taylor Loveless; a son, Jeff Loveless of Minerva, Ohio; two daughters, Charlene Maddox of Danville and Lana K. Shepherd of Nancy; five sisters, Dorothy Lewis, Beulah Eaton and Opal Rogers, all of Danville, Faye Gooch of Canton, Ohio, and Jenny Singleton of Eubank; a brother, Robert Loveless of Georgetown, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home by Clifford Hughes. Burial will be in Mill Springs Cemetery in Nancy.

Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Rendia J. Neace

CRAB ORCHARD - Rendia Mae Johnson Neace, 89, of Gulf Port, Fla., formerly of Crab Orchard, died Sunday at Dolphin View Nursing Home in Gulf Port. She was the widow of Stanley Neace. Arrangements are incomplete at McKnight Funeral Home.

Myrtle A. Otto

STANFORD - Myrtle A. Otto, of Waynesburg, wife of Richard Otto, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Edward R. Pankey

HARRODSBURG - Edward Robert Pankey, 41, of Harrodsburg Road, Washington County, died Saturday at his home.

Born Oct. 26, 1963, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Alice Roberts Pankey of Washington County and the late W.T. Pankey. He was a Kentucky Parks Department maintenance supervisor and a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church.

Other survivors include a daughter, Jennifer M. Pankey of Springfield; and a brother, J.W. "Dub" Pankey of Springfield. He was predeceased by a son, Edward R. Pankey II.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by William Perkins. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

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