MARGARET LONG

Margaret Long, 99, Harrodsburg, KY, widow of Elwood Long, died Monday, September 28, 2020, at the Harrodsburg Health & Rehab Center. Born February 1, 1921, in, Washington Co., KY, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Effie (Golf) Cheatham. Margaret was a homemaker, a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, and had been active in the Mercer Co. Senior Citizens. She enjoyed gardening, Arts & Crafts, and sold her produce at Farmer's Market for many years.

Survivors include: two sons, Eddie (Peggy) Long and Don (Phyllis) Long, both of Harrodsburg;  two sisters, Camie Louise Carrier of FL and Bonnie Shearer of Frankfort; four grandchildren, Angie (Darren) Jones, Blair (Michael) Phelps, Kathy (H. T.) Logue, Karen (Rob) Lamour; fourteen great grandchildren; twelve great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kim Hungate.

Funeral services 2 PM, Sat., Oct. 3, 2020, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, by Lewis Walter. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg. Visitation will be 12 noon Saturday at Ransdell's.

Pallbearers:  Rob Larmour, H. T. Logue Jr., Darren Jones, Michael Phelps, Ronnie Cheatham and Charles Cheatham. 

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

 

 

 

 

 

SANDRA BROWN

Sandra C. Brown, 83, widow of Marvin Brown, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Harrodsburg Health Care Center. 

Born Dec. 28, 1936, in Anderson, Ind., she was the daughter of the late George and Martha Maxine Sunderland Rutherford.

Survivors include: two sons, Christopher (Mary Ann) Batten and Ronald (Kathy) Batten both of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy made be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com

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RITA HARRIS

Rita Harris, 57, widow of Michael Harris, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

Born Feb. 15, 1963, in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Martha Lloyd Mull. 

She was a homemaker and a Baptist. 

Survivors include: one daughter, April Ann (Harry) Ruff of Radcliffe; two brothers, John (Donna) Lloyd of Columbus, Ohio and George (Nina) Mull of Hustonville; three sisters, Lois (Wayne) Couch of Lebanon, April (Randy) Cutlip of Columbia; and Martha (Carl) Mull of Perryville; one granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 26, at Beech Fork Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Lewis Walter officiating. 

Pallbearers were John Lloyd, Zach Angel, Carl Mull, Keith Mayes, Henry Couch and Gene Tate will.

Expressions of sympathy made be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SANDRA GAYLE HORN

Sandra Gayle Horn, 77, of Harrodsburg, wife of Miller Horn III, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at the Willows in Harrodsburg. 

Born Oct. 27, 1942, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Loyd and Virginia (Leonard) Vandivier.

She loved the family farm life that she lived from raising tobacco to running a dairy. Hard work was plentiful and came naturally to her. Gayle’s love, devotion and dedication to her family was obvious to all. 

She loved spending time around the Sunday dinner table discussing the lives of her loved ones as well as current events. Gayle had the gift of hospitality and always loved to have her friends and family in her home to eat at her table. She was the best cook according to her family and friends, from world famous stack pie and chess bars to melt in your mouth angel flake rolls.  In her spare time she loved to walk and enjoy nature, as well as read.

Gayle retired after 27 years of service as Mercer County Deputy Judge Executive, County Treasurer, and Fiscal Court Clerk.  She had a great love for her Baptist faith, and was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church. She was passionate about missions and spreading the Gospel, having served as WMU Director at Calvary Baptist, Harrodsburg Baptist, and the Mercer Baptist Association. She also served on the KY WMU State Board, having served as its secretary. She spent many hours teaching Mission Friends, GA’s, Acteens, VBS and adult Sunday School. Gayle believed deeply in caring for the Earth and land God has given us and happily served for numerous years as secretary and as supervisor for the Mercer County Conservation District.

Other survivors include: two sons, Steve (Sherry) Horn  and Chris (Donna) Horn, both of Harrodsburg;  one brother, Dan (Mary) Vandivier; she also has four grandchildren, Patrick (Erica) Horn, Emily (Blake) Bottoms, Austin Horn and Logan Horn; three great-grandchildren, Tyson and Felix Edmiston and Ellise Sue Bottoms and in-laws, Don (Jo Ellen) Horn.

Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 28, at the Harrodsburg Baptist Church with Paul Gibson officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Steve Horn, Chris Horn, Patrick Horn, Erica Horn, Blake Bottoms, Emily Horn Bottoms, Austin Horn and Logan Horn.  Honorary pallbearers were Dan and Mary Thompson Vandivier, Don and Jo Ellen Horn, Chad Horn and Derek Horn, Ben Vandivier, Lauren Vandivier Ford, Paul and Peggy Blacketer, Linda Lake and members of the MEG Sunday School Class. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to KY WMU Heritage Fund, c/o Baptist Foundation, P. O. Box 436389, Louisville, KY 40253-6389.

Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

Paid Obit

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

CORNEAL MCRAY

Corneal Henderson ”C.H.” McRay, 86, of Harrodsburg, husband of Jane Watts McRay, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, in Danville.

Born April 2, 1934, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Cornell and Lillie Bea (Taylor) McRay. 

He was employed at IBM for 20 years and was the owner and operator for McRay Feed for past 40 years.

C.H. was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, Kentucky Cattlemans Association and he attended the McAfee High School.

C.H. is survived by: his wife of 69 years, Jane (Watts) McRay; two daughters, Jackie (Evan) Watson of Versailles, and Cindy (Tommy) Sallee of Harrodsburg; one son, Monty (Sherri) McRay of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Pansy Houston, Kathleen (J.C.) Patterson and Charlotte (Merle) Hart; one brother, Thomas (Vickie) McRay; five grand children, Aaron (Iniko) Sallee, Adam (Renee) Sallee, Drew Sallee, Kameron (Kelsey) McRay and Kasey (Olivia) McRay; five great-grandchildren, Noah, Dawsyn, Elly, Grayson and Quinn Sallee; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Lake and Shirley Bailey.

Funeral services were held, Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Mt. Pleasant Church with Derek Baker, Greg Warren and Seth Widner officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Aaron, Adam and Drew Sallee, Kameron, Kasey and Monty McRay.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Mt. Pleasant Church.

Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Expressions of sympathy made be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

Paid Obit

(Death Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

MARY MOBLEY

Mary Frances Mobley, 89, of Harrodsburg, widow of Juel Mobley, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at the Harrodsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born May 2, 1931, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Cordie (Bugg) Crawford.

She was a homemaker, farmer and was a member of the West End Church of Christ in Danville.

Survivors include: one daughter, Janet (Bobby) Carter of Harrodsburg; one son, Jerry (Maude Ann) Mobley of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six siblings, George, Bill, Bud and Nettie Crawford, Ina Privett and Sarah Sharp.

Funeral services were held Saturday Sept. 26, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with David Woodward officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Chase and Ryan Bronaugh, Stevie Mobley, Clayton Privett, Arvid Tackett and Tommy Bussell. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Gideon Bible Fund.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

 

ANNA MOORE

Anna Moore, 69, of Harrodsburg, wife of Jerry Moore, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at the Saint Joseph Hospital, in Lexington. 

Born Jan. 16, 1951, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Hogue and Anna Pearl Chambers, Danville.

She was a retired secretary for UK Employee Health, had worked at Save-A-Lot in Lexington, had been an Ambulance Service Office Manager and was a member of the Dry Branch Baptist Church.

Survivors, in addition to her husband and mother, include: one daughter, Jamie Kaye (Jesus) Baez of Harrodsburg; two half brothers, Jimmy Morgan of Harrodsburg and Johnny (Sherri) Morgan of Danville; one grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Jessie Marie Moore and one half sister, Vivian Cunagin.

Funeral services will be held, Friday, Oct. 2, at 1 p.m. at the Ransdell Fuenral Chapel.

Pallbearers will be Charles Yocum, Michael and Steven Moore, Richie, Ronnie and Jeffrey Moore, Josh Russell and Nick Philpot. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mercer County Animal Shelter.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

ROY NORRIS

Roy Norris, Jr., 79, of Salvisa, husband of to Alice Norris died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. 

Born Feb. 7, 1941, in Jamestown, Tenn., he was the son of the late Roy and Tilda Bridgeman Norris.

He served in the U.S. Army as a military policeman, SP4, during the Korean War, received an associate degree in electronics and retired as a truck driver. 

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include: one daughter, Theresa Norris Fannin (Denny) of Salvisa; one sister, Ellen Jones of Tenn; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by siblings, Thomas Norris, A.Z. Norris, Lucille Crabtree, Juanita Norris, Bessie Smith and Sadie Norris.

No public services are planned at this time.

Memorial contributions  are suggested to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 or American Legion, c/o Veterans Wall of Honor, P.O. Box 203, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Expressions of sympathy made be sent to the family at www.ritchieandpeach.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

 

OTHA PATTERSON

Otha Patterson, 73, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at the Harrodsburg Health and Rehab, in Harrodsburg. 

Born Oct. 17, 1946, in Adair County, he was the son of the late Otha and Iness (Wilson) Patterson.

He was a retired handyman.

Survivors include: one daughter, Lisa Allender of Harrodsburg; one son, David J. Patterson of Fourmile;  three brothers, Ray Tarter of Perryville, David and Bobby Warner of Harrodsburg and one grandchild.

No services are planned at this time.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

BOB PERKINS

Bob Allen Perkins, 88, of Salvisa, widower of Dorothy Tingle Perkins, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at the Harrodsburg Health and Rehab, in Harrodsburg. 

Born Nov. 15, 1931, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Ed Perkins and the late Myrtle Armstrong Perkins.

He was a retired shipping clerk for Hallmack Inc. and Createc Corp. and was a US Army Veteran. 

Survivors include: five daughters, Nancy (Steve) Ransdell of Salvisa, Sharon Britton of Harrodsburg, Teresa (Terry) Yates of Harrodsburg, Peggy (Ronnie) Dean of Springfield and Melinda Moungey of Harrodsburg; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Allen and Bobby Glen Perkins, two sisters, Donohar Young Royalty and Dorothy Emerson and one half brother, J. L. Hanby.

Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 25, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with John McDaniel officiating. Burial was in the Willisburg Cemetery.

Pallbearers were  Brian Sallee, Brent Dean, Will Farthing, Randy Robinson, Tom Gullion, Jason Gaddis, Corey Gullett and Dylan McGinnis. 

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

 

LORETTA WILSON

Loretta Farmer Wilson, 83, of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at her home.

Born Jan. 11, 1937, in Leslie County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Dorcas (Howard) Farmer.

She retired from the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Beechfork United Methodist Church.

Survivors include: three daughters, Deborah (David) Shoope, Karen (Bradley) Angell and Vickie (Richie) Bottoms; two brothers, John A. and Carl “Spike” Farmer and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four siblings, Melvin and Derek Farmer, Cova Chappell and Beulah Wilson.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Matthew Robbins and Daryl Catlett officiating. Burial was in Farmer’s Family Cemetery in Stinnett. 

Pallbearers are David Shoope, Bradley Angell, Richie, Caleb and Michael Bottoms and Ryan Farmer. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)

 

 

 

 

ERIC WOFFORD

Eric William “Swoop” Wofford, 61, of Naples, Fla. formerly of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Naples, Fla.

Born July 16, 1959, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late William Henry and Maggie Lou (Jackson) Wofford.

He was a 1977 Graduate of Harrodsburg High School, a member of the Masonic Lodge, a Kentucky Colonel, a caregiver and was a member of the St. Peter AME Church in Harrodsburg.

Survivors include: two daughters Anetha Dunn (Eric) Sanford of Lexington, and Crystal Jones of Danville; one son. Maxwell Turpin of Danville; two sister.s Lauretta Merriweather of New York, NY and Francelia Mosley of Fort Hood, Texas; one brother, Mark Wofford of Harrodsburg; one sister, Debra Jackson (Nick) Yeast of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Henry Wofford.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 29, with Bro. Dale Smith and Bro. Donald Wayne Smith officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Chase Wofford, Melvin Yates, Kevin Jones, Frank McGowan Jr., Mark Fields and Chip Combs. Honorary pallbearers were William “Bo” Yeast, Steve Yeast, Eddie Combs, Henry Parks, Gus Parks, Dennis Mays and Gary Johnson.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Oct 1, 2020)