Obituaries for July 11

July 11, 2007


Edith Divine Leonard, 90, of Perryville, died today. Arrangements are pending at Wilder Funeral Home.


Terry Smith


Terry Lee Smith, 50, of Redwood Terrace, Harrodsburg, died Monday, July 9, 2007.

Born Nov. 19, 1956, in Richmond, he was the son of Dortha "Dot" Case Phillips of Harrodsburg and the late Paul Jenson Smith. He was a 1974 graduate of Danville High School, a graduate of Lexington Barber School and a member of First Baptist Church. Terry was a licensed barber and a member of Carriage House Players theater group in Lexington.

Other survivors include his stepsister, Sherry (Tony) Bugg of Harrodsburg; a great-uncle, Garvis (Rosalee) Hutton of Lawrenceburg; and three cousins, Bob Roehm of Jeffersonville, Ind., Sharon Milnes of Bourbonais, Ill., and Patricia Manley of Safety Harbor, Fla. He was predeceased by his stepfather, James Roy Phillips.


Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Saturday followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Lester.

The family requests memorials be sent to Heritage Hospice or First Baptist Church Building Fund.


John Evans

LIBERTY - John Oscar Evans, 60, died Monday at Liberty Care Center.

He was the son of Clara Evans of Liberty and the late Clellie Arthur Evans. He was a member of 206 Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Tina, Lisa and April; eight grandchildren; three sisters, Janet Helm, Bonnie Brown and Jewell Meeks; and two brothers, Jule and Clellie Evans.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Bro. Johnny Patton. Burial will be in Green River Valley Cemetery.

Visitation is before the service today at the funeral home.


Wayne Doolin


LANCASTER - Wayne A. Doolin, 75, of Davistown Road, died July 9, 2007.

Born Sept. 23, 1931, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late V. Raymond and Flora Case Doolin. He was a farmer and a member of Indian Hills Christian Church. He was the widower of Roberta Clark Doolin.

Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Underwood (Randy) of Lancaster; a grandchild, Casey Underwood; and a brother, Raymond Doolin Jr. (Datha) of Lancaster.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Indian Hills Christian Church by the Revs. Lance Ladd and Odis Clark. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Robert Ballard, Larry Clark, Russ Clark, Jimmy Neat, Jimmy Rae Doolin, J.C. Broaddus, Mark Cole and Amos Sharp. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Dietrich, Lee Sharp, Delbert Eason, Dave Gibson, Earl League, Dr. Daniel Moran, Ray Phillips and Dick Honican.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Indian Hills Christian Church.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Paul Rogers


CRAB ORCHARD - Paul Rogers, 72, of Crab Orchard, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2007, at his home.

Born June 15, 1935, in Lincoln County, Ky., he was the son of the late Mary Alice Rogers.

Survivors include a half sister, Linda and husband Joe Francis of Lexington, Ky.

Paul was preceded in death by his mother and a half brother, Ronald B. Rogers.

Services will be noon Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. John Harness. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home.


Lodema Nevels


SOMERSET - Lodema Irene Nevels was born April 7, 1938, at home in Eubank, Ky., to the late Mitchell and Retna Todd Griffin. She met and fell in love with Mr. George W. Nevels, whom she married July 3, 1981, in Somerset, Ky. She retired from Judy's Child Care, where she was a childcare provider for many years.

She was an ardent member of the Freedom Christian Church in Eubank, and she loved her flower garden and going fishing.

Mrs. Nevels departed this life on Monday, July 9, 2007, at her home after attaining the age of 69 years.

Along with her husband, Mrs. Nevels is survived by two sons, Leonard Saxon of Eubank and William "Bill" Saxon (Michelle) of Murray, Ky.; two daughters, Sheila Thurman of Somerset, and Sandy Golden (Ben) of Eubank; eight brothers, Elroy, Leroy, Vaudie, Verlon, V.J., Dean, Bernard and Blaine Griffin; a sister, Wilma Kelley of Richmond, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Mrs. Nevels is preceded in death by a brother, Oather Griffin; and four sisters, Bonita Griffin, June Roberts, Leona Whitis and JoAnne Davis.

Mrs. Nevels left behind many friends and family members to honor and cherish her memory.

A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. today.

Kenneth Stull

LOUISVILLE - Kenneth Ray Stull, 60, of Louisville, passed away Monday, July 9, 2007, at Hospice of Louisville.

He was a native of Lincoln County, Ky., founder and former owner of Design Engineering Inc., and a member of New Life Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Shay McGill (Glen); former wife, Holly Grant Stull; brother, Randy Stull; sisters, Patsy Lawrence (Ronald) and Clara Perry (Bob); and two grandchildren, Carter and Grant McGill.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Highlands.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana, 4212 U.S. Highway 42, Louisville, KY 40222.

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