Wednesday, October 29, 2003

Kentucky obituaries

The Kentucky Enquirer publishes free obituaries of residents in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties. Funeral homes may call (859) 578-5555 Monday through Friday; (513) 768-8600 Saturdays and Sundays. Some information may be omitted from obituaries to ensure that the most notices can be published.

Boone County

Roma Franklin

FLORENCE - Roma Franklin, 79, a homemaker and member of Florence Baptist Church, died Monday at Florence Park Care Center.

Her husband, Bernard, died in 1993.

Survivors include five daughters, Sandy Franklin, Beverly Sandford, Connie Franklin, Kim Byrne and Tina Agnew; and a son, Steve.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday and service 10 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home in Florence.

Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

Alta Mae Rouse

FLORENCE - Alta Mae Rouse, 93, a retired registered nurse who worked at Bethesda Hospital in Cincinnati for 46 years, died Sunday at Woodspoint Geriatric Health Care Center in Florence.

Survivors include a niece, Detria Morris; and a nephew, Larry Rouse.

No public services planned. Linnemann Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Shirley L. Wohrley

HEBRON - Shirley L. Wohrley, 89, a homemaker and member of Heritage Assembly of God in Florence, died Tuesday at Villaspring of Erlanger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Her husband, George, died in 1975.

Survivors include a brother, Earl Glenn Aylor, and a niece, Diane Miller.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Friday at Heritage Assembly of God, 7216 U.S. 42, in Florence. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Campbell County

Dona Rupard

FORT THOMAS - Dona Combs Abner Rupard, 91, a homemaker and member of Taylor Mill Pentecostal Church, died Sunday at St. Luke Hospital East in Fort Thomas.

Her husband, Clarence, and two daughters, Fannie Lee Hamilton and Carlene Combs, preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Jack and James; two daughters, Ruth Ziegler and Beulah Jean Combs; a brother, Jack Runion Jr.; and six sisters, Georgia Wood, Alice Mooneyham, Eula Powell, Novella Hatfield, Wilma Green and Helen Hatfield.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and service 10 a.m. Thursday at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Covington. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Memorials: Taylor Mill Pentecostal Church, 5336 Taylor Mill Road, Taylor Mill, KY 41015.

Grant County

Austin Ray Ollier

DRY RIDGE - Austin Ray Ollier, 5, a kindergartener at Dry Ridge Elementary, died Sunday at home.

Survivors include his parents, Thomas Rob Ollier and Bobbiann Nichole Horton Ollier; a brother, Cory Gray; maternal grandparents, Ivan Ray and Raetta Horton; and paternal grandparents, Thomas Edward and Jo Ann Ollier.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today and service 11 a.m. Thursday at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Dry Ridge. Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery.

Memorials: Austin Ollier Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 130, Williamstown, KY 41097.

Lee B. Lanter

WILLIAMSTOWN - Lee B. Lanter, 94, former county attorney for Grant County, an elected position, for 36 years, and a World War II Army veteran, died Monday at St. Charles Care Center in Covington.

Mr. Lanter was a former president of the Kentucky Bar Association, and a former member of the Board of Regents of Northern Kentucky University.

His first wife, Blanche Brandenburg Lanter, died in 1968.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Browning Lanter; a daughter, Marylee L. Willoby; a stepdaughter, Phyllis Reed; a stepson, Mark Browning; two brothers, Ottis P. Lanter and Dr. Kenneth E. Lanter; and two sisters, Opal Norton Gruen and Emma Gene Biggs.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. Burial will be in Hill Crest Cemetery in Dry Ridge.

Memorials: Dry Ridge Christian Church Building Fund, 13 School St., Dry Ridge, KY 41035.

Kenton County

Gerald D. Hartman

COVINGTON - Gerald D. "Jimmy" Hartman, 60, a heavy-equipment operator for Barrett Paving Co. in Wilder, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Survivors include his fiancee, Rita Dreyer; five daughters, Karen Sue Hollin, Toni M. Collins, Regina L. Garrison, Ginger L. Parsons and Sandra Robinson; two sons, Patrick Dreyer and Jared Dreyer; three brothers, Raymond, Wendell and Harry Hartman; and a sister, Madaline Forwith.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Covington. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery in Fort Wright.

Rebecca Ann Loomis

INDEPENDENCE - Rebecca Ann Loomis, 59, a master gardener for the Kenton County Golf Course, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; two sons, Kenneth Jr. and Scott; two daughters, Jennifer Loomis and Melissa Phelps; and two sisters, Charlene Ehret and Kathleen Schreiber.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Thursday at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Covington.

Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

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