Saturday, March 1, 2003

Kentucky obituaries

The Kentucky Enquirer publishes obituaries of residents in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties as a free service. Obituaries are published based on available space each day and may be held until space is available. 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.

Campbell County

Elsie Mae Biddle

CALIFORNIA - Elsie Mae Biddle, of California, Ky., died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. The retired employee for the Heekin Can Co. in Cincinnati was 79.

Surviving are her husband, Earl Sr.; a son, Earl Jr. of California; a daughter, Betty Beamon of California; two sisters, Pearl Schof and Rosella Schof, both of California; a brother, Carl Hogle Jr. of California; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Sunday and service noon Monday at Cooper Funeral Home, Grants Lick. Burial will be in Alexandria Cemetery.

Memorials: Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas 41075; or American Heart Association, 333 Guthrie St., Suite 207, Louisville 40202.

George D. Moore

FORT THOMAS - George Douglas Moore, of Westcliffe, Colo., formerly of Fort Thomas, died Feb. 14. The lineman for Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co. for 32 years was 59.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Westcliffe, Colo.

Surviving are his wife, Valerie Welch Moore; a son, Michael of Fort Thomas; a daughter, Jennifer Jones of Covington; and two grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 3 p.m. today at Faith Christian Center, 1101 Amsterdam Road, Park Hills. Another service was held in Colorado. Alexandria Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Burial was in Colorado.

Memorials: First Baptist Church of Westcliffe Parsonage Building Fund, 417 S. Sixth St., Westcliffe, CO 81252.

James E. Mounce

FORT THOMAS - James E. Mounce, of Fort Thomas, died Thursday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas. The retired typesetter was 64.

Surviving are his wife, Jackie Miles Mounce; three sons, Jimmy of Florida, Greg of Fort Thomas and Doug of Alexandria; five brothers, Frank of Warsaw, Ky., Howard of Florida, Jerry of Cincinnati, Tom of New Mexico and Charlie of Arizona; a sister, Joan Sears of Cincinnati; and one grandchild.

Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. today at St. Jerome Church, 5858 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati. Mr. Mounce will be cremated. Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes & Crematory in Cincinnati is handling arrangements.

Memorials: St. Aloysius Orphanage, 4721 Reading Road, Cincinnati 45237.

Sarah J. Barger

WILDER - Sarah Jean Barger, of Wilder, died Thursday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas. The homemaker was 64.

Surviving are her husband, Don; three sons, Donald of Erlanger, David of Newport, and Douglas of Wilder; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday and service 10 a.m. Monday at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home, Newport. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate.

Memorials may be made to the Sarah Barger Memorial Fund, care of any Fifth Third Bank branch.

Kenton County

Michelle Anderson

COVINGTON - Michelle "Shellie" Anderson, of Covington, died Feb. 20 at her home. The customer service representative for Staples in Florence was 37.

Surviving are a son, Ian Brandon Anderson of Pikeville, Ky.; mother, Claire Newman of Highland Heights; father, Floyd Newman of Cincinnati; and a brother, Dean Newman of Alexandria.

No visitation. Memorial service will be 6 p.m. Tuesday at Northern Kentucky University's Corbett Theatre in Highland Heights. Ms. Anderson's body was cremated. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Fort Thomas is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 10901 Reed Hartman Highway, Suite 200, Cincinnati 45242; or First Presbyterian Church, 800 Ervin Terrace, Dayton, KY 41074.

Helen R. Armstrong

COVINGTON - Helen Ruth Hicks Armstrong, of Cumberland, formerly of Covington, died Thursday at Appalachian Regional Hospital in Harlan, Ky.

The Order of Eastern Star member was 74.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow.

Surviving are two daughters, Connie Partin of Cumberland, Ky., and Carol Klette of Florence; three sons, Frank, Edward and Allen, all of Bromley; two brothers, Evelyn Buckler of Erlanger and Charles Hicks of Independence; a sister, Delores McCarthy of Hebron; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. and service 10:30 a.m. today at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, Independence. Burial will be in Independence Cemetery.

Ellen K. Meihaus

FORT MITCHELL - Ellen K. Kennedy Meihaus, of Fort Mitchell, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. The homemaker was 88.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley, in 2002.

Surviving are three daughters, Peggy H. Haskell of Edgewood, M. Jeane Nagle of Villa Hills and Carol M. Rasp of Fort Mitchell; four sons, Stanley Jr. of Coldwater, Ohio, James of Union, Robert of Fort Mitchell and Donald of Erlanger; three sisters, Catherine Bain of Erlanger, and Mary Kruetzkamp and Ruth Kennedy, both of Fort Mitchell; a brother, Thomas Kennedy of Fort Mitchell; 25 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. today at Blessed Sacrament Church, Fort Mitchell. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Covington is handling arrangements.

Memorials: St. Charles Care Center, 500 Farrell Drive, Covington 41011; or Blessed Sacrament School, 2415 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell 41017.

Pendleton County

Richard Gulick

FALMOUTH - Richard Gulick, 88, of Falmouth, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. He was an administrator for Pendleton County Schools, serving as superintendent from 1970-78.

Mr. Gulick first began teaching in 1936 at the McKinneysburg School in Pendleton County; he retired in 1978.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ava Lou Mains Gulick, in 1999, and a grandson in 2002.

Surviving are a daughter, Nancy Gulick Harville of Falmouth; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday and service 2 p.m. Monday at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.

Memorials: Richard Gulick-Bobby Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund, care of Pendleton County High School, 2359 U.S. 27, Falmouth 41040.

Helen Riley

FALMOUTH - Helen Francis Riley, of Hamilton, formerly of Pendleton County, died Tuesday. The nursing home administrator for Butler County Social Services was 65.

Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Caldwell of Walton; two sons, George Hurst of Williamstown and Collin Hurst of Florence; her parents, Archie and Mary Elizabeth Lawson of Falmouth; two sisters, Sylbina Traylor and Arlene Fodor, both of Falmouth; four brothers, Ronnie, Larry, John and Wayne Lawson, all of Pendleton County; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery near Falmouth.

Memorials: Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati 45229

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