The Advocate-Messenger from Danville, Kentucky (2024)

AdvocateLocal A2 THE ADVOCATE-MESSENGER, MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2004 Obituaries Visit our online obituary archive at 0 Connie C. Lester Connie Campbell Lester, 87, of Chestnut Street, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 28, 1916, in Cre-ston, N.C., she was the daughter of the v5.v Tm' Shi -i 4 1iV.ML4 itrtv 1 ill v. I 1 (' I 1 1 I 1 Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Darrell Beavers, Scott Beavers, Mark Wade and Ben Sears. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday and after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Michael V.

Gullion WILLIAMSTOWN Michael Vincent Gullion, 28, of Corinth, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Friday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Born Jan. 12, 1976, in Covington, he was a son of Thomas L. and Kathy Wright Gullion. He was a student at Lexington Community College and an employee of Accu-Staff.

Survivors include a son, Bryce T. Gullion of Louisville; a brother, Thomas L. Gullion Jr. of Harrodsburg; and grandmothers, Virginia Mad-dox Gullion of Warsaw and Edith Wright of Corinth. Services will be 3 p.m.

today at Oakland Baptist Church in Glencoe by the Rev. Don Kannady. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation is prior to services today. Memorials may go to Bryce Tye-Gullion educational fund, 3195 Baker-Williams Road, Corinth, 41010.

-llllt WAV. of Latonia Christian Church. Survivors include her husband, W.D. Farmer; a son, Bill Farmer of Stanford; a daughter, Melissa Carter of Somerset; three sisters, Alma Angel of Taylor Mill, Marsha Crouch of Ryland Heights, and Linda Oldiges of Independence; and three grandchildren. Services will be 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Stuart Mason. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ross Carter, Aaron Farmer, Robert, Richard, James and Ronnie Crouch, Dale and Mike Oldiges. Honorary pallbearers are Mary Kay Godbey, Donna Campbell, Lori Burke and Ann Gardner.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to American Cancer Society. Marie S. Messer CRAB ORCHARD Marie Fern Spangler Messer, 86, of Lancaster Avenue, died Monday at St.

Joseph Hospital. Born Sept. 21, 1918, in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Frank E. and Sara E. Stine Spangler.

She was a retired beautician and a member of Crab Orchard Christian Church. She also was a senior companion for many years and a member of Crab Orchard Homemakers Club. She was the widow of Levi M. Messer. Survivors include two sons, George T.

Messer of Crab Orchard and John M. Messer of Charleston, a daughter, Helen M. Spangler of Berea; a sister, Rachel Love of Albuquerque, N.M.; seven grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Arrangements are incomplete at McKnight Funeral Home. Branson Warner-Cummins HARRODSBURG Branson Taylor Warner-Cummins, 6, of Quirks Run Road, son of Stephanie N.

Warner, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. Born Feb. 2, 1998, in Danville, he was a first-grade student at Hustonville Elementary School, played for Cubs T-ball team and was a member of Benton Baptist Church. Other sur i it Troy AndersonStaff Fixer upper: Doing some of the work needed "before winter," Pioneer Playhouse volunteer Virgil Manning makes a few repairs Wednesday at the Playhouse property off Stanford Avenue. Volunteers help clean up state parks late Jessie D.

and Celia Osborne Campbell. She was the widow of Ben Lester. She was a retired employee of Corning Glass Works and a member Baptist Church, Lester of First Broadway. Survivors include two sons, James C. Lester of Danville and Raymond T.

Lester of New Bern, N.C.; four brothers, Earl and Charles Campbell, both of Camp-bellsville, Clarence Campbell of Ottawa, 111., and Willard Campbell of Springfield, four sisters, Bonnie Cox of Marseilles, 111., Belle Kessler of Campbellsville, Edna Dixon of Ottawa, 111., and Rose Williams of Glasgow; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may go to First Baptist Church building fund. John R. Doyle HARRODSBURG John Robert "Henry" Doyle, 61, of Rogers Court, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 7, 1943, in Jefferson County, he was a son of the late John W. and Cora Bradley Doyle. He had served in the Army and was a Baptist. Survivors include two sons, John Doyle Jr. and Matt Doyle; a daughter, Carol L.

Doyle; a brother, Joey S. Doyle of Louisville; two sisters, Margie Rosenbarger of Louisville and Pamela Hardin of Harrodsburg. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Ceme-tery.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Tuesday. Carol E. Farmer STANFORD Carol E. Farmer, 66, of Stanford, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Sept. 15, 1938, in Covington, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Edith Burke Haggard. She was an employee of Centre College administration office and had worked for the college for 20 years. She also was a member POLICE news Man charged after fight reported LIBERTY Tom Foster 24, of 253 Middleburg was arrested Saturday after he reportedly got into a fight with Jeffrey Rayburn at Frank's Store in Clementsville, police said. Deputy Sheriffs Dennis Allen and Chad Weddle were called to the scene where a fight was apparently in progress.

Foster is charged with third-degree assault on a police officer Deputy Weddle; resisting arrest; third-degree terroristic threatening; third degree criminal mischief; and second-degree fleeing or evading police. Foster was lodged in Casey County Detention Center SLADE (AP) Hiking the short, but steep Low Gap Trail in Natural Bridge State Resort Park is a little easier now. So is trekking the 7-mile Sand Gap Trail. That's because about 60 volunteers spent several hours Saturday working hard to improve the trails as part of National Public Lands Day, an effort that involved about 85,000 people at more than 600 locations across the country. "The purpose is to get people who use public lands to take a day and go out and take care of them," Patty Pride, the program's director, said in an interview from Washington, D.C.

Bill Roggenkamp, from Georgetown, said much the same thing as he and his two children labored with shovels and picks on Low Gap Trail. "I just want to get the, kids outside and have them do something good for the environment and good for the state park," he said. Their job: digging holes and installing water bars pieces of 6-by-6 treated lumber across the trail to stop erosion. The trail is only two years old, but it is already washing away, and Saturday's climb was slippery. "We have 22 miles of trails, and when it rains every 10 minutes, like it has this sum robbery.

He is accused of killing two Warsaw children and stabbing their mother and sister two years ago. Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty if Chapman is convicted. Boone Circuit Judge Anthony Frolich ruled Champman competent over the objections Vandal of vehicle is sought HARRODSBURG Police are looking for someone who damaged a vehicle parked at a residence. Daphyne William, 665 Beaumont reported Sunday that the passenger side mirror of her car was damaged by vandals. Police say that in the early morning hours of Sunday someone hit the mirror with what appears to have been a blunt object.

The vehicle was, parked in'front of Wilham's hdmer Anyone with information about this crime should con-'' tact the Harrodsburg Police Department at (8591 "i a mer, erosion is a real problem," said Zeb Weese, the park naturalist. While some worked on the water bars, a smaller group carried posts and post-hole diggers up Sand Gap Trail. About 5 miles up the trail, they came to a fork. One was the real trail, the other a "false trail" that eventually petered out. Park officials said that hikers regularly take the false trail, then darkness falls before they can find their way out of the woods.

That means park rangers have to go out at 1 or 2 a.m. to find them. in child deaths of Chapman's attorneys, who say he was beaten and sexually abused as a child. Chapman's attorneys earlier had filed a notice saying they planned to use a defense of mental defect or disease in the case, which is scheduled to go to trial on Oct. 25.

Monday, October 4, 2004 ADVERTISER INDEX Page Carmike Cinemas A8 I Coupon Page B8 GashFitzpatrick Insurance B3 Gorayeb Seminars B4 Health Advocate A8 Lee Stephens A4 Optical Boutique Pets on Parade B3 Power Poirtts 1 A5 Power Points A4 Sam Dexter Insurance A6 8 Indicates Multiple Advertisers Indicates Advertiser Coupons Indicates Area Churches Man ruled competent to stand trial FUNERALS James F. Clark Services for James F. Clark, 85, of McDowell Place, formerly of Highfield Road, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Ernest Martin and Doug Wesley.

Burial be in Danville Memorial Gardens. He died Friday. Survivors also include four grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Carl Green, Ryan and Bennett Clark, Wesley Shumate, David Davis and Bobby Day. Visitation is 6-9 p.m.

today. Memorials may go to Calvary Baptist Church building fund or United Way. William T. Clarkson Services for William T. "Billy" Clarkson, 75, of Hill-N-Dale Drive, will be 11 a.m.

Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Pallbearers will be Carl Hudson, Henry Clarkson, Terry Turner, David Anderson, Farris Mason, Tommy Chindaratana and Shane Wren.

Honorary pallbearers are Gene Hudson, Charles Clarkson and Henry Clarkson Sr. A son, William T. Clarkson, is of Lawton, Okla. (This was incorrect in Sunday's paper.) Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

ence of intoxicants, no tail lights and passing a vehicle on a double line. Both were lodged in Casey County Detention Center. Realty company windows broken HARRODSBURG Broken windows at the Edwin Freeman Realty office on South Chiles Street has led to the arrest of Chris Chastine, 21, 212 W. Office St. Chastine was charged with first-degree criminal mischief and alcohol intoxication.

Police reported that while intoxicated, Chastine went to the realty office at 9: 20 p.m. Friday and "struck several windows causing them to break." vivors include his A ents, David Vf and Paula vvarner oi Harrodsburg and Debbie Jernigan of Harrods- Warner- burg; and Cummins his great-grandparents, Tommy and Frances Hill of Harrodsburg. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Daniel Wilson and Kirk Greenfield. Two arrested on drug charges LIBERTY Two men were arrested Saturday on drug-related charges on Ky.

80 in Casey County, police said. Allen L. Gaddis, 22, of 704 Poodle Doo Road, Liberty, and Jonathan Ware, 22, of Nancy, were arrested by Casey County Deputies Dennis Allen and Chad Weddle. Gaddis was charged with trafficking in more than 8 ounces and less than 5 pounds of marijuana, having an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and alcohol intoxication. Ware was charged with trafficking in more than 8 ounces and less than 5 pounds of marijuana, driving under the influ 3 BURLINGTON (AP) A man charged with killing two children during an August 2002 robbery is competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Friday.

Marco Allen Chapman, 31, of Union, faces a trial multiple charges, including murder and Chastine was lodged in the Boyle County Jail. Sgt. J.T. Thomas is the investigation officer. Man arrested on possession charge HARRODSBURG Anthony Matherly, 22, ,422 N.

Greenville was arrested Friday and charged with possession of marijuana. Matherly was stopped in response to a complaint about a group of people smoking the drug in the area of Greenville and Factory streets. Police said Matherly waived his Miranda rights and admitted to possession, turning over the substance to Patrolman Josh Devine. Arlnmtn I MIMMk I 1 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 CUSTOMER SERVICE I Regular Office Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. MUVULCllt; 'To subscribe or to place news items: Pay-By-Mail Rate; 1 Quarter, Daily Sunday If you fail to get your paper: Fax: (859) 236-9566 Bir- Messenger oe OWI Home Delivery $42 00 Mail Delivery (KYV $54 00 s' Paper Replacement Service E-Mail: Published daily except Saturday and Sunday 236-2551 MOme LSI A available Monday-Friday Web Site: http:www.amnewS.COm byADVXATECOMMUNlCATlONS.USPS148-260.

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