Thursday, August 21, 2003

Kentucky obituaries



The Kentucky Enquirer publishes obituaries of residents in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties as a free service. Information is accepted from funeral homes 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Call (859) 578-5555 Monday through Friday; (513) 768-8600 Saturdays and Sundays.

Boone County

Selvey Mullikin

FLORENCE - Selvey Clayton Mullikin, 85, a former employee in the sales department for Mickelberry Foods in Cincinnati, died Sunday at St. Luke Hospital in Florence.

He was a World War II Army veteran, and member of First Church of Christ in Burlington. He was a member of F&AM Masonic Lodge 94 in Montgomery, Ohio.

Surviving are his wife, Pauline; a daughter, Paula Benton of Walton; a son, Gary Mullikin of Walton; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren, and one great-stepgrandchild.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and service 10 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Germantown, Ky.

Campbell County

Hazel Groh

ALEXANDRIA - Hazel Pearl Groh, 83, a retired waitress for the former Ted Kluszewski's Steak House in Cincinnati, died Tuesday at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights.

Her husband, Jacob, preceded her in death in 1990.

Surviving are a daughter, Diane Bertke of Alexandria; a sister, Lula McKenzie of Ludlow; two brothers, Basil McDavid of Burlington, and Kyle McDavid of Littleton, Colo.; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Friday at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Fort Thomas. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery in Fort Thomas.

Memorials: Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075.

Jack K. Collins Sr.

FORT THOMAS - Jack K. Collins Sr., 89, a retired service manager for Robke Chevrolet, Covington, died Tuesday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cincinnati.

He was an Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, and was a member of the Northern Kentucky Saddle Club.

His wife, Garnet Zimmerman Collins, preceded him in death in 1998.

Surviving are a son, Jack Jr. of Alexandria; a stepson, Chuck Daunt of Butler, Ky.; a stepdaughter, Kay Peterson of El Cajon, Calif.; a brother, Gordon of Wilder; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Friday at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Fort Thomas. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate.

Grant County

Mildred Shipp

WILLIAMSTOWN - Mildred Shipp, 89, a retired teacher for the Grant County Board of Education, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Surviving are two daughters, Laura Thomson of Independence, and Mary R. Sebree of Williamstown; seven grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and service 11 a.m. Friday at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery.

Memorials: NorthKey Greenhouse, 308 Barnes Road, Williamstown, KY 41097; or Williamstown Baptist Church, 214 N. Main St., Williamstown, KY 41097.

Clyde E. Wells

WILLIAMSTOWN - Clyde Earnest Wells, 66, a retired truck driver for Grant County Foods, and member of St. William Catholic Church in Williamstown, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

His first wife, Patricia Ann, preceded him in death in 1995.

Surviving are his second wife, Lydia Hisle Wells; two sons, Kevin Ray Wells of Williamstown, and Jerry Patrick Wells of Corinth; three stepsons, Douglas Allen Hunt of Crittenden, Craig Hunt of Burlington, and Bryan Hunt of Paris, Ky.; four daughters, Diana Lynn Smith of Jonesville, Ky., Nancy Ann Robert of Lake Orion, Mich., Michelle Wilson of Falmouth, and Donna Sue Coffman of Dry Ridge; two brothers, Donald Ray Wells of Williamstown, and Everett Eugene Wells of Walton; a sister, Dorothy Lee Kohake of Edgewood, 16 grandchildren; and one step-grandchild.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Williamstown. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. William Catholic Church in Williamstown. Burial will be in Mason Cemetery in Mason, Ky.

Memorials: American Legion Hall, 1106 North Main St., Williamstown, KY 41097.

Kenton County

Annie Lou Baker

COVINGTON - Annie Lou Baker, 85, a homemaker, died Tuesday at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights.

She was a member of Epworth Methodist Church in Covington.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver, in 1973, and by a son, Ronald, in 1999.

Surviving are two sisters, Rosalie Keller of Chicago, and Pauline Thompson of Port Lavaca, Texas, and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Friday at Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home in Ludlow. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Memorials: Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075.

John W. Overwine

COVINGTON - John W. Overwine, 76, of the Latonia neighborhood of Covington, a retired warehouse supervisor for Cincinnati Economy Drug Co., died Monday at Rosedale Manor in Covington.

He was a World War II Army veteran, and member of Mother of God Church in Covington.

Surviving are his wife, Eleanor Wagner Overwine; a son, John of Cincinnati; a daughter, JeanAnn Overwine Buring of Hebron; a sister, Mary "Boots" Ryan of Covington, and nine grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. and service 7 p.m. today at Mother of God Church, 119 W. Sixth St., Covington. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Mother of God Cemetery Chapel in Fort Wright. Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Latonia is handling arrangements.

Memorials: ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Association Kentucky Chapter, P.O. Box 910130 Lexington, KY 40591.

Thomas Hart

ERLANGER - Thomas Jude Hart, 74, a salesman for 50 years who retired from Burlington Northern Air Freight Co. in Hebron, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

He was a member of St. Henry Church in Elsmere.

His wife, Mary Louise Hart, preceded him in death in 2000.

Surviving are a son, Dr. Thomas K. Hart of Louisville; a daughter, Coleen Hart Spaulding of Florence; two sisters, Patricia Kennedy of Lawrenceburg, Ind., and Peggy Hoffer of Lakeside Park; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 11 a.m. Friday at St. Henry Church, 3813 Dixie Highway, Elsmere. Entombment will be in St. Mary Cemetery Mausoleum in Fort Mitchell. Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Memorials: Arthritis Foundation, 7811 Laurel Ave., Madeira, OH 45243-2608.

Evelyn McElfresh

ERLANGER - Evelyn Martha McElfresh, 87, a homemaker, and member of Erlanger Baptist Church, died Monday at Village Care Center in Erlanger.

Her husband, Charles Sr., died in 1995.

Surviving are six daughters, Erlene Tate Barndt of Florence, Juna Wainscott of Indiana, Lynda Anderson of Edgewood, Marita Spencer of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Sherri Shafer of Plantation, Fla., and Kimberly Mullins of Villa Hills; five sons, Tony of Florence, Roger of Covington, Mack and Danny, both of Independence, and David of Dry Ridge; a sister, Lucille Playforth of Florence; 29 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. and service 7 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Florence Cemetery.

Memorials: Erlanger Baptist Church, 116 Commonwealth Ave., Erlanger, KY 41018.

Lucille Hostetter

FORT MITCHELL - Lucille Tremaine Requardt Hostetter, 97, a retired employee for the former Central Trust Bank, and member of Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Lakeside Park, died Aug. 13 at The Inn at Sarasota Bay Club, a retirement community in Sarasota, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Orville Requardt, and by her second husband, Dwight Hostetter.

Surviving are a son, Roger Requardt of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; a sister, Betty Jane Bodkin of Latonia; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Erlanger. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation, 3435 Johnson St., Hollywood, FL 33021-9770; or Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.

Franklin Lee Chandler

INDEPENDENCE - Franklin Lee Chandler, 58, an employee for the Kentucky Department of Transportation, died Tuesday at University Hospital Medical Center. Mr. Chandler died from injuries he received after he was struck by an automobile while working as part of a highway crew on Ky. 8 (River Road) Tuesday morning.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy M. Chandler of Independence; a son, Brian Timmers of Independence; three sisters, Elsie Young of Milford, Ohio, Dorothy Christian of Melbourne, Ky., and Della Hirth of Hebron; and a brother, Roy Becraft of Cold Spring.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Friday at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Erlanger.

Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger.

Memorials: Women's Crisis Center, 240 Main St., Florence, KY 41042.

Francis M. Stambaugh Jr.

LAKESIDE PARK - Francis M. "Frank" Stambaugh Jr., 88, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Lakeside Park, a retired commercial kitchen designer for General Electric who helped design the first McDonald's kitchen, died Sunday at Heritage of Sandy Plains Care Center in Marietta, Ga.

He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, and a member and elder of Lakeside Christian Church in Lakeside Park.

His wife, Virginia M. "Ginny" Weiss Stambaugh, preceded him in death in 1982.

Surviving are two sons, Harry of Marietta, Ga., and Mark of Lakeside Park; a brother, Paul of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at Allison & Rose Funeral Home in Covington. A second visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Friday at Lakeside Christian Church in Lakeside Park. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger.

Memorials: Lakeside Christian Church, 195 Buttermilk Pike, Lakeside Park, KY 41017.

Abigail Daugherty

PARK HILLS - Abigail Taylor Daugherty, 61, a former teacher who taught at schools in Northern Kentucky including Mildred Dean and Fourth Street elementary schools in Newport, died Friday at her home.

Surviving are her husband, Tom; a son, John Thomas Daugherty Jr. of Amelia, Ohio; three daughters, Samantha Daugherty Bucher of Fort Thomas, Sally Lindsley of Amelia, Ohio, and Kathryn Taylor Daugherty of Covington; her father, Robert Garland Taylor of Bowling Green, Ky.; a brother, Robert Jr. of Louisville; and six grandchildren.

Memorial gathering will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday at a private residence, 1021 Lawton Road, Park Hills, Ky. Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Latonia is handling arrangements. Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988.




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