Friday, September 17, 2004

Kentucky obituaries



The 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. Photos and obituaries may now be e-mailed to kyobits@enquirer.com. Deadline for e-mail submissions will be 4 p.m.

Boone County

Dorothy C. Penick

FLORENCE - Dorothy Catherine Penick, 80, a homemaker, died Wednesday at her granddaughter's home in Independence.

Her husband, Elmer Penick, died in 1984. She had nine siblings, all of whom died earlier.

Survivors include two daughters, JoAnn Raper and Bonnie Hamblin; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday and the service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Latonia.

Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: Homeless Project, Boone County National Bank, 6100 First Financial Drive, P.O. Box 954, Burlington, KY 41005.

J. Conway Slaughter

HEBRON - J. Conway Slaughter, 65, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. He was a naturopathic physician, owner and founder of Zellcon Herbal Formulas and former member of the Texas National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Lenna Z. Nixon Slaughter; one daughter, Lareina L. Slaughter; two sons, Jessie Conway Slaughter III and Nick Slaughter; one brother, Cary Slaughter and seven grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at United Church of God, 555 Technecenter Drive, Milford. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Hebron is handling arrangements. His body will be cremated.

Campbell County

Myrtle H. Day

NEWPORT - Myrtle H. Day, 84, a homemaker, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Her husband, Earl Day, died in 1969.

Survivors include two sons, Jack and Harold Hurst; one daughter, Doris Neal; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside service was held Thursday at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill. Don Catchen and Son Funeral Home in Elsmere handled arrangements.

Jeffrey L. Harris

ALEXANDRIA - Jeffrey Lee Harris, 46, died Tuesday at home. He was employed by Doran Mfg. Co. in Cincinnati, was a former supervisor at Gibson Greeting Card Co., a coach for the Kenton County Knothole League, a runner who completed the Chicago, Flying Pig and Columbus marathons.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Harris; one son, Drew Harris; parents Margaret and Leamon Harris, and two sisters, May Moore and Helen Stevens.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. today at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home in Highland Heights. Service and burial will be private.

Memorials: Walter Payton Cancer Fund, 3150 Salt Creek Lane, Suite 118, Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Gary Sherlock

ALEXANDRIA - Gary Sherlock, 37, died Monday at his home in Bracken County. He was a wastewater technician for Sara Lee Co. in Claryville. He was a member of the Southern Campbell Fire Department and Alexandria United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Scherana Sherlock; two daughters, Lauren Cummins and Karly Brooke Sherlock; one son, Brandon Cummins; mother, Teri Hill; two sisters, Sandra Rekers and Kimberly Born, and one brother, Scott "Andy" Sherlock.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today at Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick. Service will be 7 p.m. Saturday at 1986 Lenoxburg-Foster Road in Foster.

Burial will be in the Sherlock Family Cemetery in Foster.

Memorials: The Karly Brooke Sherlock Education Fund, c/o the First National Bank, P.O. Box 8, Brooksville, KY 41004

Kenton County

Dorothy H. Noble

FLORENCE - Dorothy H. Noble, 92, a homemaker, formerly of Florence, died Tuesday at Central Florida Regional Hospital.

Her husband, John Anthony Noble Jr., and son, John Anthony Noble III, died earlier.

Survivors include two sisters, Jean Borchers and Joyce McClurg.

Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. Stith Funeral Home in Florence is handling arrangements.

Mary Ann Rechtin

COVINGTON - Mary Ann Krieg Rechtin, 87, died Wednesday at St. Charles Care Center in Covington. She was a teacher at St. James School, an assistant principal at Holy Cross in Latonia, a civil servant at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base during World War II, and taught at St. Thomas High School in Fort Thomas. She was a Girl Scout leader, a den mother, president of St. Catherine Mother's Club and sang in the choir at St. Catherine Church in Fort Thomas.

Her husband, George Rechtin, died in 1998.

Survivors include four daughters, Mary C. Boyd, Barbara Toebbe, Cathy Hugenberg and Nancy Datko; two sons, Ray G. and David J. Rechtin; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 5 p.m. with Mass of Christian Burial following at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Care Center Chapel in Covington. Linneman Funeral Home in Erlanger is handling arrangements.

Entombment will be in St. Mary Mausoleum in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: Notre Dame Academy, 1699 Hilton Drive, Park Hills, KY 41011-2796 or St. Charles Care Center, 500 Farell Drive, Covington, KY 41011

Mark Smeal

COVINGTON - Mark Smeal, 37, died Saturday at home.

Survivors include three sisters, Beverly Rice, Debbie Berry and Linda Young; and one brother, John Smeal.

Service will be at the convenience of the family. Don Catchen & Son Funeral Home in Covington is handling arrangements.

Burial will be in Hillside Chapel in Cincinnati.

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