Obituaries for Dec. 28

December 28, 2004

Priscilla A. Beasley

Priscilla Able Beasley, 90, of Danville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 19, 1914, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Will and Nannie Able.

Survivors include two daughters, Emma Dawson of Cincinnati and Anna Margaret McAdoo of Danville; four sons, Clay Beasley, Samuel Beasley and Charles Beasley, all of Danville, and William Beasley of Shelbyville; a sister, Emma D. Johnson of Danville; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Joe C. Beasley, Howard W. Beasley and Clarence R. Beasley; and a daughter, Stella L. Turner.

Services will be noon Wednesday at Church of God of America. Burial will be in Duncantown Cemetery, Lancaster.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the church.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James A. Gooch

James Alfred Gooch, 41, of Danville, died Sunday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.


Born July 31, 1963, in Stanford, he was the son of Ernest L. and Irene Gooch of Stanford. He was a member of Bethel AME Church and a member of Freewill Travelers.

Survivors include two sons, Jamison J. Gooch of Danville and James L. Hollis of Lexington; three brothers, Frankie Gooch, Jackie M. Gooch and Daniel Gooch, all of Stanford; and four sisters, Linda Goodloe, Ann Marie Gooch and Diana Gooch, all of Stanford, and Tina McClellan of Newburgh, Ind.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bethel AME Church in Boneyville by the Rev. Dana Dawkins. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tony, Melvin, Mark and Jerry Gooch and Harry Napier.

Honorary pallbearers are Tony Hocker, Kenneth Gooch and Eugene Jones.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donald Coleman

LIBERTY - Donald Coleman, 49, of Riddle Road, died Saturday at his home.

Born Aug. 31, 1955, in Ohio, he was the son of Ruth Johnston Coleman of Georgetown, Ohio, and the late Maurice Coleman. He was a farm gate manufacturer.

Survivors include his fiance, Rita Hale of Liberty; a daughter, Amanda Monday of Liberty; two sons, Teke Brown and Donald Ray Coleman, both of Ohio; and five sisters, Alice Lea and Paula Kautzman, both of Cincinnati, Lynne Woods of Huntsville, Ala., Annette Coleman of Columbus, Ohio, and Carol Gutierrez of Victoria, Texas.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Timmy Brown. Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery.

Visitation is after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

William D. Curtsinger

HARRODSBURG - William Danny Curtsinger, 53, of East Office Street, died Monday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born Sept. 24, 1951, in Hamilton County, Ohio, he was the son of Margaret Baker Curtsinger of Harrodsburg and the late William R. Curtsinger. He had worked in shipping and receiving at IBM, had most recently worked at Quebecor and attended Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Other survivors include his sister, Sandy Harper of Mercer County; a niece, Danielle Parr of Mercer County; and a nephew, Derek Parr of Orlando, Fla.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Patrick, Jimmy Carroll, Steve and Brent Logue, Charlie Hensley, Bobby Jack Baker and Oscar Curtsinger. Honorary pallbearer is Gary Lay.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Anne F. Luttrell

LIBERTY - Anna Frances Luttrell, 64, of Popplewell Street, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 8, 1940, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Rubin and Louella Luttrell Eades. She was a homemaker, caregiver and member of Mount Calvary Community Church. She was the widow of Otis C. Luttrell.

Survivors include a daughter, Maggie Brown of Liberty; five sons, Jackie, Joe, Ricky and Andy Luttrell and Shaun Pendergraft, all of Liberty; two brothers, Hubert Eades of Russell Springs and Hobert Eades of Windsor; three sisters, Delois Stargle of Liberty, Jewell Doran of Bushnell, Fla., and Irene Stargle of Ludlow, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services were today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Clifford Dehart. Burial was in Bowmer Cemetery.

William Price Jr.

LIBERTY - William "Bill" Price Jr., 78, of Tennessee Ridge, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Richard J. Moran

LIBERTY - Richard J. Moran, 71, of Hillsboro, Ohio, died Wednesday at his home.

Born Sept. 9, 1933, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Sam W. and Lula Richardson Moran. He was a retired mechanic, an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Richard A. Moran of Spokane, Wash., Timothy A. Moran of Norco, Calif., and Richard T. Salyers of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Tammy L. Browne of Carona, Calif.; a brother, Al Moran of Kings Mountain; and seven grandchildren.

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