The Courier-Journal from Louisville, Kentucky (2024)

Family Wagner-Dougherty-Owen Owned Funeral Families Caring, IFDA compassionate Louisville, Located Editions Find BELFRY James S. Scott, 79, of Pikeville, formerly of Hardy, died Friday in Lexington. Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Rogers Funeral Home. Visitation: after 6 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday. BENTON James A. Treas, 82, died Friday in Paducah. His wife, Wilmateen, survives. Funeral: 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Collier Funeral Home. Visitation: after 5 p.m. Monday. BLOOMFIELD Ethel Bernard Cummins, 72, formerly of Nelson County, died Tuesday in Louisville. Funeral: 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Houghlin Home. Visitation: after 9 a.m. Tuesday. BOWLING GREEN Jerry Fulton Kitchens 53, died here Friday. Funeral: 2 p.m.

Monday, J.C. Kirby Son Funeral Home-Lovers Lane. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Sunday. BRANDENBURG James Fred Hardesty, 88, of Rhodelia, died Saturday in Hardinsburg.

His wife, Mary Ruth, survives. Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, St. Theresa Catholic Church, Rhodelia. Visitation: Hager Funeral Home, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday. BRODHEAD Geneva Brummett Roberts, 78, died here Thursday. Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday, Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals.

Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Sunday. BURKESVILLE Waymon Hall Riddle, 71, died here Saturday. His wife, Nona, survives. Funeral: 1 p.m.

Monday, Ballou Funeral Home. Visitation: after 10:30 a.m. Sunday. CAMPBELLSVILLE Robie Lowe, 89, formerly of Merrimac, died here Friday. Funeral: 2 p.m.

Sunday, Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home. Visitation: after 7 a.m. Sunday. CAVE CITY Katherine Louise Dennison, 74, died Friday in Glasgow. Her husband, Sam, survives.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday, Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel. Visitation: after 1 p.m. Sunday. CORBIN Taylor Hampton, 80, died Friday in Lexington.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday, Hart Funeral Home. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Sunday. FOUNTAIN RUN Dewey Ward, 99, formerly of Fountain Run, died Friday in Cullman, Ala.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday, Hughes Funeral Home. Visitation: after 1 p.m. Sunday. FRANKFORT Elmer Ray Frost 70, died here Saturday.

His wife, Dorothy, survives. Funeral: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Harrod Bros. Memorial Chapel. Visitation: after 1 p.m.

Wednesday. FRANKFORT Mary Louise Hannah, 80, died here Wednesday. Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Clinton Street. Visitation: the church, 6-9 p.m.

Tuesday. Arrangements: Harrod Bros. Memorial Chapel. FRANKFORT Kelly Ledford 70, died here Saturday. Funeral: 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Harrod Bros. Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Monday. FRANKFORT Dorothy Mae Raisor Rice, 89, died here Friday.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Harrod Bros. Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.

FRANKFORT Ada Blanche Goins Weber, 87, died here Friday. Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Harrod Bros. Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 4-8 p.m.

Monday. LOL Roger Dale Beld, 50. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, W.G. Hardy Valley, 10907 Dixie Highway.

Visitation: 1-8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday. Beatrice E. Craddock, 81.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Sunday, Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road. Nicholas Scott Diale, infant son of Scott and Sharon Diale. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Evergreen.

Arrangements: Evergreen. Hazel Lee Dobrick, 86. There will be no funeral. Visitation: Owen, 5317 Dixie Highway, 1-8 p.m. Sunday.

Eugene Foley, 55. Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Louisville Memorial Gardens West chapel. Visitation: Neurath Underwood, 725 E. Market 4-7 p.m.

Tuesday. Dorothy K. "Dot" French, 84. Memorial Mass: noon Monday, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 508 Breckenridge Lane. There will be no visitation.

Arrangements: Ratterman's, Lexington Road. James Porter Halbrook 87, of Shepherdsville. Funeral: 10:30 a.m. 'Monday, Maraman-Billings, Shepherdsville. Visitation: after 9 a.m.

Monday. James Anthony Knopp, 86. Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday, SS. Simon Jude Catholic Church, 4335 Hazelwood Ave.

Visitation: Owen, 5317 NANZ KRAFT Horists SINCE 1850 (502) 897-6551 Phones Answered 24 Hours A Day Highlands Home at KY 502-776-8600 34th 40211 affordable. THE COURIER -JOURNAL KENTUCKY DEATHS the obituaries at www.courier-journal.com FRENCHBURG Beulah Cox, p.m. Sunday. 89, of Wellington, died here Friday. MONTICELLO Nannie Correll, Funeral: 1 p.m.

Sunday, Menifee 94, died here Friday. Funeral: 2 p.m. Home for Funerals. Visitation: after 8 Sunday, Marvin S. Hicks Funeral a.m.

Sunday. Home. Visitation: after 7 a.m. Sunday. GLASGOW Ernest "Bill" MUNFORDVILLE Ruby OnCompton, 84, died here Saturday.

eada Garrison Wright, 72, of HarFuneral: 1 p.m. Monday, Hatcher dyville, died there Saturday. Funeral: Saddler Funeral Home. Visitation: 1p.m. CST Monday, Hawkinsafter 11 a.m.

Sunday. Funeral Home. Visitation: after 11 GLASGOW Leo W. Harlow a.m. Sunday.

79, of Park City, died here Friday. Fu- MURRAY Birney Weber, 69, neral: 2 p.m. Monday, A.F. Crow died Wednesday in Murray. The fuSon Funeral Home.

Visitation: after 11 neral and visitation will be held later. a.m. Sunday. Arrangements: Blalock Coleman GREENSBURG William E. Funeral Home.

Mitchell, 74, died here Friday. Fu- PADUCAH Virgil Augustus, neral: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Cowherd 57, died here Tuesday. The memorial Parrott Funeral Home. Visitation: service was Friday at Olivet Baptist after 9 a.m.

Tuesday. Church. Arrangements: Roth Funeral HARRODSBURG Melvin Dil- Chapel. lard Gibson, 78, died here Friday. PADUCAH Geraldine DickerHis wife, Irene, survives.

Funeral: 1 son, 93, died here Thursday. The fup.m. Monday, Alexander Royalty neral was Friday at Milner Orr FuFuneral Home. Visitation: 4-9 p.m. neral Home.

Sunday. PADUCAH Virginia Knight, 80, HARRODSBURG Lola Mae BirSatur- formerly of Paducah, died Thursday chie Shumaker, 87, died here in Yalaha, Fla. The funeral was Saturday. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Monday, Alex- at Lindsey Funeral Home.

ander Royalty Funeral Home. Visiday tation: 6-9 p.m. Sunday. PADUCAH Essie Newton, 88, died here Wednesday. The funeral HAZARD Grace Combs, 79, was Saturday at Milner Orr Funeral died here Friday.

Funeral: 1 p.m. SunHome. day, Engle Funeral Home. Visitation: after 8 a.m. Sunday.

PADUCAH Dora Lee Pierson, 90, died here Thursday. The funeral HAZARD Helen June Samwas Saturday at Lindsey Funeral mons, 68, died here Friday. Funeral: Home. 11 a.m. Monday, Engle Funeral Home.

Visitation: after 6 p.m. Sunday. PIKEVILLE Genetta Mullins, 86, died here Friday. Funeral: 11 a.m. HILLSBORO Conn Dials Tuesday, Call Funeral Home.

Visita66, died here Saturday. His wife, Janice, survives. Funeral: 3 Mon- tion: after 9 a.m. Sunday. p.m.

day, Hutton Funeral Home. Visitation: RADCLIFF Tracy Lynn Curafter 6 p.m. Sunday. tice, 37, died here Friday. Her husLEBANON Jane Gray Goodin band, Jeff, survives.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Lanz, 62, of Elizabethtown, died here Monday, Nelson-Edelen-Bennett FuFuneral: 10:30 a.m. Monday, neral Home. Visitation: after noon Friday. St.

Augustine Catholic Church. Visita- Monday. tion: Bosley Funeral Home, after 2:30 RADCLIFF Ila Richardson, p.m. Sunday. 102, died here Friday.

Arrangements: LEBANON Ralph Gregory Roberts Funeral Home, Ocala, Fla. Tucker, 60, died Friday in Camp- Local arrangements: Brown Funeral bellsville. His wife, Judie, survives. Home, Elizabethtown. Funeral: 2 p.m.

Monday, Bosley Fu- RUSSELL SPRINGS Nona L. neral Home. Visitation: after 4:30 p.m. West, 82, died Saturday in JamesSunday. town.

Her husband, Clisby, survives. LIBERTY Mary Nancy Wilson, Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Bernard Fu91, formerly of Liberty, died Friday in neral Home. Visitation: after 5 p.m. Edmonton.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday, Monday. McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Visi- RUSSELLVILLE Geneva Pratt tation: 5-9- p.m. Sunday.

Campbell, 85, died Friday in ElizaMADISONVILLE Mary Eloise bethtown. Private funeral: Sunday, Hamilton Brown, 89, died here Sat- Young Funeral Home. There will be urday. Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Bar- no visitation.

nett-Strother Funeral Home. Visita- TAYLORSVILLE Haney, tion: after 11 a.m. Tuesday. 73, died here Friday. His wife, VirginMANCHESTER Ellis Reese, ia, survives.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Tues66, died Saturday in Lexington. His day, Hall-Taylor Funeral Home. Visiwife, Billie Jean, survives. Funeral: 1 tation: 1-9 p.m.

Sunday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Pleasant Point Baptist p.m. Monday. Church. Visitation: the church, after 6 VERSAILLES Sister Mary Pep.m.

Sunday. Arrangements: Ro- tronilla Moleskey, 90, died here Friminger Funeral Home. day. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Taylor MAYFIELD Floyd Mosley, 77, Manor Nursing Home chapel.

Visitadied here Friday. Funeral: 1 p.m. tion: the chapel, after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Tuesday, Brown Funeral Home.

Visi- Arrangements: Blackburn Ward Futation: after 10 a.m. Tuesday. neral Home. MAYFIELD Mary Louise WARSAW Arthur Owens, 88, Young, 82, of Sedalia, died Saturday died Friday in Florence. Funeral: 1 in Paducah.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Tuesday, p.m. Wednesday, Carlton-Lowder FuBrown Funeral Home. Visitation: neral Home. Visitation: 5-9 p.m.

Tuesafter 5 p.m. Monday. day. MIDDLEBURG James Frank WEST LIBERTY Winford WilReece, 83, of Yosemite, died Friday liams, 93, died here Friday. Funeral: in Lexington.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m. Monday, Herald Stewart Mount Olive Christian Church. Visita- Halsey Funeral Home. Visitation: tion: Bartle Funeral Home, after 5 after 6 p.m.

Sunday. LOUISVILLE-AREA DEATHS Dixie Highway, 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Sun- Andrew Crawford Shepherd, 42, day and Monday. of Lebanon Junction. Funeral: 2 p.m.

Herman R. Larbeg 84. Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Kraft, Spring Street, New Albany. Visitation: 1-8 p.m.

Monday. Leo Eugene Longest, 62. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, River Valley Cemetery. Memorial service: 3 p.m.

Sunday, New Covenant Church of God, 1272 Gilmore Lane. Arrangements: Commonwealth-Stony Brook. Pearl L. Lunsford, 89, formerly of Louisville. Funeral: 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Evergreen Cemetery chapel. Visitation: Neurath Underwood, 725 E. Market 3-9 p.m. Monday. Mary June McCue, 62.

Funeral: noon Tuesday, Arch L. Heady Okolona, 8519 Preston Highway. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Monday. Charles F.

Miller, 82. Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday, Nunnelley, 4327 Taylor Blvd. Rex B. Morgan, 84, of Gaithersburg, formerly of Louisville.

Arrangements: DeVol Funeral Home, Gaithersburg. Dr. Thomas Clark Rhea, 86, formerly of Louisville. Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 3701 Old Brownsboro Road.

Visitation: Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane, 4-9 p.m. Monday. Perryman's Mortuary Independently, Family -Owned Locally Operated Affordable Funerals in All Price Ranges A Broadway SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2000 ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOS Moderator Bernard Shaw, left, shook hands with Republican Dick Cheney, center, and Democrat Joseph Lieberman following the October vice presidential debate on Centre College's campus in Danville. Presidential, state politics are Kentucky's top stories of the year Continued from Page B1 Williams said. Despite record sums of money and unprecedented campaign efforts, no incumbent senator lost in the general election, leaving the 20-18 GOP majority intact.

The No. 2 story of the year was the October vice presidential debate in Danville. Organizers dubbed it "Thrill in the 'Ville," and an estimated 25 million Americans watched Republican Dick Cheney and Democrat Joseph Lieberman conduct a thoughtful, calm discussion of issues from the Centre College campus. Danville had to overcome competition from much larger cities to land the debate, and then it weathered weeks of uncertainty as Cheney and running mate George W. Bush threatened to pull out.

A week later, no one was injured when 250 million gallons of coal slurry poured out of the Martin County Coal Corp. impoundment into tributaries of the Big Sandy River. The spill was an environmental disaster. The cleanup continued nearly around-the-clock for weeks, costing the company millions of dollars and prompting a review of other slurry impoundments to see if they were also located over mined-out works. The fourth-biggest story of 2000 in Kentucky was reminiscent of controversies of a generation ago.

It was in 1980 that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Kentucky law that directed posting of the Ten Commandments on classroom walls breached the constitutional separation of church and state. By 2000, schools and counties were again seeking ways to post the Decalogue on the walls of public buildings, and federal courts were again ruling against it. The American Civil Liberties Union won a court injunction to force the Ten Commandments' removal in Pulaski and McCreary counties and i in Harlan County schools. By the end of the year, the counties and the Harlan County schools had again posted the Decalogue, and the ACLU was back in court seeking a contempt ruling.

The wedding on Oct. 27 of Lt. Gov. Steve Henry and former Miss America Heather French at Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville was the fifth-biggest story of the year. Adding to the notoriety was an investigation undertaken by the state auditor to determine if state money had been used for the planning or staging of the wedding.

Another spill of a different sort Bruce Cline inspected a tray of burley seedlings on his Hopkinsville farm in May. He had contracted to grow 130 acres of burley for Philip Morris. and a radical change in the way burley tobacco is marketed tied for the sixth-biggest story of the year. As to the spill, a fire in May leveled a Wild Turkey Distillery warehouse containing thousands of gallons of aging bourbon in Lawrenceburg. Liquor that flowed into the Kentucky River caused a massive fish kill.

On the tobacco front, an industry already racked by huge quota cuts and an uncertain future was thrown in further disarray when Philip Morris announced it would contract to buy some burley directly from farmers and bypass the warehouse auction system. Farmers were initially pleased with the prices they got, but others warned the practice could lead to the end of the price-support and quota systems. The eighth story was a freak January tornado that caused millions of dollars damage and some serious injuries in Owensboro. The storm prompted local authorities to re-examine their emergency sponse systems. Tying for the ninth-biggest story were the presidential race in the state and voters' approval of annual legislative sessions.

Kentucky started out as a battleground in the race for president but became a bystander. Bush and Cheney were frequent visitors, while Democrat Al Gore was a virtual noshow. Bush easily won the state. Voters' approval of annual legislative sessions came in November. The idea had been rejected in 1998, but a slightly repackaged constitutional amendment won widespread approval and will mean the beginning of annual sessions next year.

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Visitation: after noon Sunday. John F. Smith 81. Funeral: noon Tuesday, St. Boniface Catholic Church, 531 E.

Liberty St. Arrangements: Pearson's. Alma Jean Twyman, 53, of Jeffersonville, Ind. Funeral: 11 a.m. Sunday, Hardy-Close, Shepherdsville.

Visitation: after 9 a.m. Sunday. Irene McAllister Ward, 87, of Big Clifty, formerly of Louisville. Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nunnelley, 4327 Taylor Blvd.

Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Mae C. Whitenight, 95. A memorial service will be held later at Episcopal Church Home's St.

Luke Chapel. Arrangements: Arch L. Heady Son, Westport Road. Clayton Edward Wills, 90, formerly of La Grange. The funeral was Saturday at Arch L.

Heady Radcliffe in La Grange. Edda May Witt, 99, of Christian Health Center. Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday, Lewis Funeral Home, Irvine. Visitation: Ratterman's, 3711 Lexington Road, and at Lewis Funeral Home 5-8 p.m.

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