June 11, 2009
Glenn Edward Day, 56, of Stanford, died Tuesday, June 2 in Waynesburg, after a farming accident. A native of London, he was born Oct. 1, 1952, to Homer Day, Sr., of Stanford and the late Margaret Lewis Day. He was a member of Crossroad Assembly of God and member and past Master of the Masonic Lodge #60 serving 28 years. Other survivors include Nola Callahan Day of Stanford; sisters, Brenda (Danny) Callahan of Stanford, Shirley (Jerry) Masters of London, Juanita (Floyd) Rowe of Waynesburg, Anna Day of Tallapoosa, Ga. and Retha Herron of Eatontown, Ga.; brothers, Jerry (Audrey)
March 16, 2009
Gene V. Hayden, 67, of Science Hill, died Wednesday, March 4 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. A native of Muncie, Ind., he was born Feb. 1, 1942, to Marie Sallee Hayden of Muncie, Ind., and the late Victor Hayden. He was a 1959 graduate of Royerton High School and a retired Muncie police officer of 20 years where worked with the canine unit, was a detective, chief of police and Captain of Detectives. He later became a Deputy United States Marshall and was a member of Masonic Lodge #433, Fraternal Order of Police and Indiana Association Chiefs of Police.
January 21, 2009
Robert May "Bob" Suell, 91, of Nicholasville, husband of Nona Brumfield Suell, of Friendship Towers at Sayre Christian Village, a life-long resident of Jessamine County, son of the late Albert and Sarah English Suell, died Jan. 18, after a long illness. He was an employee of Ades-Lexington Dry Goods for 40 years. He was very active in the Masonic Lodge, holding many offices, also holding dual membership with the Robert M. Sirkle Lodge and was a life member of the Lexington Consistory and the Olekia Temple.
October 9, 2008
Clifford (Buster) Brown, 84, of Ben Naylor Road in the Buena Vista Community of Garrard County, died Tuesday, Sept. 30 at his home. A native of Garrard County, he was a son of the late William and Ada Scott Brown. He was a farmer, lifelong member of Mt. Olivet Methodist Church, attended Victory Christian Church in Lancaster, was a member and served on the Garrard County Soil Conservation District, voted outstanding farmer of Garrard County, a Shriner and member of the Masonic Lodge #104, and a World War II Army veteran having served in the Pacific Theater.
October 8, 2008
William T. "Bill" Black, 81, husband of Helen Caudill Black, of Lone Oak Drive, formerly of West Liberty, died Oct. 3, after a lengthy illness. He was a member of Nicholasville United Methodist Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge. Prior to his retirement he was a co-owner of American Engineering Co. He attended Morgan County High School where he was a three-year all region basketball player, and attended Kentucky Weslyn College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Japan.
September 3, 2008
Built in 1952, the Masonic Lodge that sits at the corner of East Chestnut and Green streets was once a hub of community activity. According to member Shelia Yates, it housed the first Head Start program in Nicholasville, it was the springboard for the Masons' annual Labor Day Street Fair and Cookout and was the site for many other community activities. But over the last several years, the building, which was last used in 2005, fell into disrepair and lost the luster in the community that it once held for a variety of reasons.
August 27, 2008
Sue Francis Lucas Cobb, 88, widow of Arnett "Whitey" Cobb, died Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Masonic Home of Shelbyville. Formally of Nicholasville, she was born Dec. 25, 1919 in Owen County to the late Reuben Thomas and Mallie Moira Long Lucas. Sue was a retired Postal Clerk, member and former deaconess of Nicholasville Christian Church, longtime member of Circle 4 and Homemakers. Survivors are a daughter, Elsie Lynn and husband Lee Cobb Tuney of Prospect, two grandchildren, David Linden Tuney of Louisville and Corinne Lee Tuney of Prospect and other family members.
March 30, 2008
Three Masonic lodges in the area are banding together to send care packages to soldiers serving overseas and are asking the public to join in the effort. Franklin Lodge No. 28 in Danville, corner of Fourth and Smith streets, is hosting a public breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, with proceeds going to purchase items for the care packages. Lodge No. 104 in Lancaster is hosting a similar breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon April 12, and Perryville Lodge No. 209 will have its breakfast from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26. During the breakfasts, the lodges will take in items donated by the public.
December 12, 2007
James D. "Jim" Jarvis, 61, husband of 37 years to Pamela Jarvis, of Hawthorne Drive, died Dec. 6, 2007 after a brief illness. He was an employee of CMC Inc., veteran of the U.S. Marines and member of the Masonic Lodge. He was born Aug. 13, 1946, son of the late Street and Hildreth Jarvis. Additional survivors include a son, Trever Jarvis and fiancÃ©e, Alba Campobasso, daughter, Kellie Watts and husband Jeff, he was the proud grandfather of three grandsons, Corey, Cameron and Caleb, a brother, Clifford Jarvis of Florida and sister Sandra Adkinson of Florida, a mother in law, Dorothy Long, sister and brother-in-law, Paula and Gary Hildestad of Oklahoma a special niece and nephew, Casey and Brieann Hildestad of Oklahoma, a nephew, Mark and wife Leslie Adkinson and his son, Leslie and Hunter of Paducah, Ky. Services were at 12:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10 at Betts & West Funeral Home.
November 26, 2007
Doric Lodge 18 A&FM members currently are without a permanent home. The 14 members sold their Masonic Temple on Walnut Street in February and have been holding meetings at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home since. "We plan to buy another place," said James Hunn, who has been a member of the lodge for many years. "We just don't know where yet. " Hunn said the lodge had two former homes in Danville. Both have been sold. The organization was established 119 years ago. The lodge has operated continuously and has contributed scholarships, allowed other organizations use of its buildings, and been involved in other community endeavors.