May 11, 2006

Anna Rhineheimer

Dec. 16, 1919 - May 2, 2006

Anna Frances Rhineheimer, 86, widow of Roy Rhineheimer of Richmond Avenue died Tuesday, May 2, at Mayfair Manor after an extended illness.

She was a native of Jessamine County, daughter of Pink O. Dean and Rosa Peel Dean. She was a member of Bethany Christian Church, where she served as a deacon.

Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Suzanne and Thomas Cox; two grandsons, Aaron Cox and his fiance, Sarah Whitney Baker, Craig and Heather Cox; and great-granddaughter Megan Elizabeth Cox.


Services were held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Betts & West Funeral Home with Dr. William Drake Jr. and the Rev. Cindy James officiating.

Burial followed at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Bearers were Aaron, Craig and Tommy Cox, Victor Robinson, Creed Johns and Milton Stinnett.

Honorary bearers were elders and deacons of Bethany Christian Church.

The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr. Lexington, 40504, or Bethany Christian Church c/o Victor Robinson, 328 Crillon Dr., Lexington, KY 40503.

Raymond Ingram

Aug. 18, 1923 - May 5, 2006

Raymond J. Ingram, 82, born August 18, 1923, of Thomas Hood Veterans Center, died May 5.

He was born in Hazard to the late Columbus and Dixie Horn Ingram. Mr. Ingram was an iron worker and a Army veteran. He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Gilbert of Crab Orchard and Debbie Keltner of Nicholasville; a son, William Ray Ingram of Lancaster; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold Ingram of Cincinnati; and other family members.

Services were Monday, May 8, at Betts & West Funeral Home with Brother Dan Gutenson officiating with burial following at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Bearers were Darrick Gilbert, Grant Gilbert, Martin Ingram, William Nance, Brian Jenkins and Danny Ingram.

Dorothy Rayburn

April 12, 1923 - May 7, 2006

Dorothy Mae Rayburn, 83, widow of Sterlin V. Rayburn of East Brown Street, died May 7.

She was the daughter of Isom Martin Todd and Ethel Mae Moore Todd.

Survivors include a son, Vernon Lee Rayburn; four grandchildren, Regina Chanda, Pete Rayburn, Jerry and Stephanie Lucas; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Bob Lucas.

Services were held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Betts & West Funeral Home.

Burial was at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Bearers were Kenny Tate, Chris Chanda, Robert Rhineheimer, Paul Goldey, John and Gene Rayburn. The honorary bearer was Mike Tate.

Frances Sherrow

July 25, 1918 - April 29, 2006

Mae Sherrow, 87, of Versailles, the widow of Marion B. Sherrow, died Saturday, April 29, in LakeWales, Fla. Born in Mercer County, a daughter of the late Homer and Hettie Simpson Beatley, she was a retired employee of Texas Instruments. A member of the Versailles United Methodist Church, she was a long-time former member of Mount Edwin United Methodist Church, and had attended Wayside Baptist Church in LakeWales, Fla., where the Rev. B. J. Hudson had befriended her prior to her death.

Survivors include a daughter, Wilberta "Bert" and Ralph Centers of Versailles; a son, Marion "Buddy" and Betty Jo Sherrow of Nicholasville; four grandchildren, Terri Troutman of Danville, Tracey Devney of Nicholasville, and Nancy Wilson and David Strange, both of Versailles; two step grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Alex Hershey officiating.

Interment was at the Versailles Cemetery.

Pallbearers were John Devney, David Strange, Charles C. Strange, Joey Johnson, Kevin Wilson, Dan Troutman, Martin Sherrow, and Randy Duffey.

Honorary pallbearers were Linda Robb, Donna Haydon, Danny Centers, Ralph Devine, Roscoe Stewart, Gerald Gregory, Kenneth Midkiff, and Dink Fannin.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass. Online guestbook available at

Betty DeBoard

July 7, 1956 - May 6, 2006

Betty Adams DeBoard, 49, of Grant Avenue in Lancaster, died at her home on May 6.

She was born in Garrard County on July 7, 1956, to the late William Thomas Adams and Lucy Delaney Adams. She was a homemaker and a member of Bryantsville United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Bee DeBoard; one son and his wife, Kenneth Lee and Jennifer DeBoard of Lancaster; a daughter, Tracy Marie DeBoard of Lancaster; one granddaughter, Alysa Kagome DeBoard of Lancaster; an uncle, Dave Delaney of Corydon, Ind.; a brother, Delbert Lee Adams of Lancaster; four sisters; Mary McCulley and Sarah Eden, both of Lancaster, Brenda Sue Broaddus of Stanford, and Edna Johnson of Nicholasville; one grandchild; four brothers, Roy Cecil Adams, Lawrence B. Adams, William Frank Adams and Joe Thomas Adams.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home in Lancaster with Brother Darren Gillispie and Gary Story officiating.

Burial was held at Lancaster Cemetery.

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