Born Wednesday, May 10, 1916, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Edna Baxter Cutter. She was a member of Alum Springs Church of God and most recently the Love of God Ministries. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and farming.
Survivors include a daughter, Mildred Jean (Avorn) Reynolds of Junction City; a sister, Geneva Duke of Lancaster; five grandchildren, Timmy, Kenneth and Randall Reynolds, Ann Stevens, and Gloria Reardon; 10 great-grandchildren, Carol Mesman, Jessica Griffith, T.J., Tanya and Kenneth Reynolds, Ronnie Reardon Jr., Anthony and Sam Reardon, Patricia Higdon and Tiffany Johnson; and six great-great-grandchildren, Scarlett and Sarah Mesman, Hunter Crowley, Rebecca Griffith, Kaitlin Johnson and Trevor Thomas.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Virgil Turpin and Bill Willoughby; three brothers, George, Albert and Junior Cutter; and three sisters, Alpha and Pearl Douglas and Inez Rogers.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with Brother Lewis Himes officiating. Burial will follow in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today, Jan. 20, 2008, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Tim Reynolds, Randall Reynolds, Kenneth Reynolds Sr., Kenneth Reynolds Jr., T.J. Reynolds and Sammy Reardon.
Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Stevens, Ronnie Reardon Sr., Ronnie Reardon Jr., Anthony Reardon, Michael Mesman, Charlie Griffith and Joe Higdon.
Guestbook and video tribute available at www.preston-pruitt.com
CRAB ORCHARD - Eula Corine Adams Eldridge, 73, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Christian Care Center, Lancaster.
She was born June 2, 1934, in Lincoln County, Ky., to the late Walter Garvey and Lillie Mae Denny Adams. She was the widow of Jack Eldridge.
Survivors include daughters, Mary F. (Jesse) Smith of Lancaster and Bertha Mae Howard of Louisville; brothers, Carlos Adams of Stanford and Danny Ray Adams of Lancaster; a niece, Garnetta (Mike) Poirier of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Services will be noon Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at McKnight Funeral Home by Brothers Daryl Hodge and Gary Story. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today, Jan. 20, 2008, at the funeral home.
CRAB ORCHARD - Sue Baker Hale, 79, of Danville, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at her residence. She was the widow of Little Hale.
Born Nov. 25, 1928, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Jenny Rogers and Earl C. Baker Sr. She was a graduate of Crab Orchard High School and member of Calvary Baptist Church, formerly Crab Orchard Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Bill (Cyndi) Hale of Huntsville, Ala.; a daughter, Mindy (Brian) Baschnagel of Glenview, Ill.; grandchildren, Mallory, Allie and Luke Baschnagel; and a brother, Roger K. Baker. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, E.C. Baker Jr.; and five sisters, Elaine Young, Mary Elizabeth Baker, Jamie Newland, Martha Jones and Ann Mullins.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Crab Orchard Baptist Church by Brothers Doug Wesley and Gary Story. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Glenn Spoonamore, Henry Smith, Charles Brummett, Jeff Albright, Charles Elam and Dennis Clausen.
Honorary pallbearer is Theo Nantz.
Visitation is 2-4 p.m. today, Jan. 20, 2008, at Calvary Baptist Church, Danville, Ky., and 6-8 p.m. today at Crab Orchard Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423.
Arrangements by McKnight Funeral Home.
Willard Ledford Jr.
CRAB ORCHARD - Willard Ledford, 78, of Cincinnati, formerly of Lincoln County, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008. He was the husband of Anna Liene Harness Leford, whom he married Aug. 4, 1956.
He was born Aug. 21, 1929, in Lincoln County, the son of the late Willard Sr. and Annie Hiatt Ledford. He was a retired employee of Smirfitt Diamond Paper Co. in Cincinnati. He was a veteran of the United States Army.