Friday, June 13, 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

Florabel Boedker

FLORENCE - Florabel Foley Cottengim Boedker, 94, a retired bookkeeper for the Palm Beach Co. and a former supervisor for Mills Restaurant, died Wednesday at Woodspoint Geriatric Health Care Center in Florence.

She was a member of Florence Baptist Church and a former member of and Sunday school teacher at Latonia Baptist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna Robertson of Burlington and Joyce Rice of Hudson, Fla.; a sister, Aleeta Laycock of Boise, Idaho; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and service 1 p.m. today at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill.

Campbell County

Lena Fowler

NEWPORT - Lena Peluso Fowler, 79, a homemaker, died Tuesday at Carmel Manor in Fort Thomas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, in 1978.

Surviving are four daughters, Shirley Vicario of Florence, Betty Deaton and Theresa McDonald, both of Newport, and Helen Marie Feeney of Brownsville, Calif.; two sisters, Lucille Hoffman of Cincinnati and Margie Haddad of Cleveland; two brothers, Frank Peluso of Spokane, Wash., and Johnny Peluso of Newport; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Newport. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Spirit Parish Church in Newport. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

Memorials: Holy Spirit Parish, 825 Washington St., Newport, KY 41071.

William McKenzie

NEWPORT - William McKenzie, 52, a chef at BB Riverboats, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas. He was a member of Mountain Assembly Church of God in Newport and of the Darters of Northern Kentucky group.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Jean McKenzie; a son, Patton Lewis of Latonia; four brothers, Patrick and Jerry, both of Newport, David of Alexandria and Daryl of Owensboro, Ky.; and a sister, Winnie Sizemore of Newport.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. and service 9 p.m. today at Mountain Assembly Church of God in Newport. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Peach Grove Cemetery, Peach Grove, Ky. Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick is handling arrangements.

Grant County

Rosalee A. Shively

DRY RIDGE - Rosalee Ann Shively, 66, a district restaurant supervisor for White Castle System Inc., died Wednesday at her home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Shively Jr., in 1982.

Surviving are a son, Steven of Dry Ridge; a daughter, Vicki Yount of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; a brother, Richard Conway of Ohio; three sisters, Mary Fritz and Betty Stephenson, both of Ohio, and Lucille Wolfe of Kentucky; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and service 2:30 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home, Florence. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, Northern Kentucky Unit, Nicholas Center, Suite A-2, 6612 Dixie Highway, Florence, KY 41042.

Arva Hudson

WILLIAMSTOWN - Arva Corinne Hudson, 85, a retired manager for Georgetown Laundry & Dry Cleaners in Williamstown and member of Williamstown Baptist Church, died Tuesday at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie, and a son, Charles Evan Hudson.

Surviving are a sister, Lola Dempsey Dunaway of Williamstown; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. and service 7 p.m. today at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home, Williamstown. Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery.

Memorials: DAR Scholarship Fund, care of Edna Risen, 314 S. Main St., Williamstown, KY 41097.

Kenton County

Geraldine Austin

COVINGTON - Geraldine O'Quinn Austin, 68, of Latonia, a retired lead chef for Thomas More College in Edgewood, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Surviving are a son, Edward Damron of Latonia; four daughters, Carol S. Damron of Coral Springs, Fla., Debra Saylor Strong of Highland Heights, Wilma Saylor Rodriguez of Covington and Billie Joann Damron Jump of Hebron; a sister, Ruby O'Quinn White of Varney, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia. Burial will be private.

Memorials: Gambro Health Care, 400 Centre View Blvd., Crestview Hills, KY 41017.

Jessie K. Hammond

COVINGTON - Jessie K. Hammond, 90, a retired member of the housekeeping department at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Covington and member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Covington, died Wednesday at the Baptist Convalescent Center in Covington.

Surviving are a daughter, Phyllis Hammond Prather of Covington; a brother, Wallace Whitton of Delhi Township; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. and service 3 p.m. today at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home, Latonia. Burial will be in New Columbus Cemetery in Owen County, Ky.

Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203.

Patricia H. Klein

ELSMERE - Patricia H. Klein, 81, a homemaker, and member of St. Henry Church in Elsmere, died Tuesday at her home.

Surviving are her husband, Anthony; three sons, Anthony Jr., and Greg, both of Elsmere, and Larry of Union; a brother, John Herrmann of Cynthiana, Ky.; three sisters, Lucille Elsbernd of Elsmere and Jean Kellerman, and Frances Stephens, both of Erlanger; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 11 a.m. today at St. Henry Church, Elsmere. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: St. Henry Church, care of Father Deye's garden, 3813 Dixie Highway, Elsmere, KY 41018.

Garry A. Noble

ERLANGER - Garry Alan Noble, 54, of Lawrenceburg, a customer service agent for Delta Airlines for 24 years, and a Vietnam War Navy veteran, died Wednesday at his home.

He was a member of the 6th Ohio Cavalry Civil War re-enactment group, and was an extra in the Civil War movie Gods and Generals.

Surviving are his wife, Christine; a son, Jeffrey of Atlanta; a daughter, Tiffany Walton of Lawrenceburg; his father, Guy Noble of Orlando, Fla.; and two sisters, Kim Rodriguez and Janice Adams, both of Orlando.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. with a blessing ceremony to immediately follow today at Linnemann Funeral Home in Erlanger. Burial will be private in Orlando.

Memorials: Civil War re-enactment group, 6th Ohio Calvary (Company B), 3139 Perry Drive, Canton, OH 44708; or to a charity of one's choice.

Mary M. Meiman

FORT WRIGHT - Mary Margaret Meiman, 93, formerly of Florence, a homemaker and member of St. Paul Church in Florence, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Covington.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frances, in 1981.

Surviving are her son, Joseph of Union; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Catholic Blessing will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Charles Care Center Chapel, Covington. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Fort Mitchell. Stith Funeral Home in Florence is handling arrangements.

Memorials: St. Charles Care Center, 500 Farrell Drive, Covington, KY 41011.

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