Sunday, April 27, 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.

Boone County

Helen I. Courtney

FLORENCE - Helen I. Courtney, 83, died Friday at her residence. She had been an accountant with Cincinnati Bell Telephone.

Survivors include her husband, Howard; a daughter, Patsy Grant of Villa Hills; a brother, Kelly Linn of Bromley; sisters Evelyn Jones and Edith Clifton of Georgetown, Ky.; Nora Clark and Arettia Clifton of Felicity, Ohio, and Mildred Vallandingham of Medford, Ore.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will take place 4-6 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. 42, Florence. The funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

She will be entombed in the Highland Cemetery Mausoleum in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: American Cancer Society NCICFUL, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454 or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 182039, Dept. 013, Columbus, OH 43218-2039.

Wilma Jean Godsey

HEBRON - Wilma Jean Godsey, 67, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond O. Jr.; daughters Debbie Mersch of Florence, Kathy Palmer of Bromley, Rae Jenna Godsey of Stow, Ohio, and Sandy Giordano of Hebron; a son, Randy of Hebron; one brother, Jack White of Loveland, Colo; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The visitation is 2-5 p.m. today at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, 1833 Petersburg Road, Hebron. Funeral services will take place 10 a.m. Monday at Middendorf-Bullock. She will be buried in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, 6612 Dixie Highway, Suite 2A, Florence, KY 41042.

Edith Mae Hicks

FLORENCE - Edith Mae Hicks, 93, died Wednesday at St. Luke Hospital West, Florence. She had been a card clerk at Gibson Greeting Card Co., and was a member of the First Church of Christ, Burlington.

Survivors include daughters Doris Hicks and Norma McClung of Florence; sisters Ruby Wolfe of Florence and Dena Rodgers of Parma, Ohio; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. 42, Florence. Funeral services will take place 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati 45203 or First Church of Christ, 6080 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington, KY 41005.

Campbell County

Gail Ann Couture Duke

DAYTON - Gail Ann Couture Duke, 48, died Wednesday at her residence. She was employed as a specialist at the Internal Revenue Service.

Survivors include her husband, Jack; sons Chris of Union and Eric of Dayton; a daughter, Trisha of Dayton; a brother, Robert Couture of Manchester, N.H., and four grandchildren.

Visitation will take place 2-5 p.m. today at A.C. Dobbling and Son, 241 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue, with funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday , also at Dobbling. Interment will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

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

Grant County

Todd A. Sheets, Sr.

WILLIAMSTOWN - Todd A. Sheets Sr., 35, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Hospice, Covington. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in Operation Desert Storm, and was a member of the American Legion. He was employed as a manufacturing engineer for Mubea Co.

He is survived by his mother, Betty, of Manassas, Va; his wife, Lynda K. of Fort Wright; a brother, Jack O. of Allen, Texas; and sons, Todd A. Jr. of Fort Wright and Benjamin A. Schwartz of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

Memorials: St. Elizabeth Medical Center Hospice, 401 E. 20th, Covington, KY 41014-1583.

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