Friday, July 18, 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

Iva Rogers

BELLEVIEW - Iva Rose Rogers, 97, formerly of Belleview, a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church in Frankfort, died Wednesday at Windsor Gardens Assisted Living in Bardstown.

Her husband, Hualpha H.A. Rogers, died in 1964.

Surviving are four sons, Bernard of Springboro, Ohio, Charles of Bardstown, Donald of Lexington and James of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Belleview Cemetery.

Memorials: Hospice of Nelson County, 111 N. Third St., Bardstown 40004.

Joyce C. Wood

UNION - Joyce C. Wood, 58, a certified medical assistant at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights, died Tuesday at her home.

Surviving are a daughter, Kimberly Grable of Zanesfield, Ohio; two sons, Frank Wood of Alexandria and Lloyd Gerhardt of Union; two brothers, Dale Jones of Elsmere and John Jones of Alexandria, and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and service 12:30 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Peach Grove Cemetery, Peach Grove, Ky.

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

Campbell County

Adelaide E. Rankin

NEWPORT - Adelaide E. Rankin, 89, a retired secretary for W.C. Tharpe & Son in Dayton, Ky., died Tuesday at the Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport.

Her husband, James S. Rankin, died in 1957.

Surviving are two daughters, Marylou Simons of Germantown, Ky., and Debbie Noble of Latonia; a son, Jim of Crescent Springs; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and service 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home in Newport. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

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

Grant County

Nellie E. Beach

WILLIAMSTOWN - Nellie Elizabeth Beach, 97, a homemaker, died Tuesday at Grant Manor Healthcare Center in Williamstown. She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school.

Her husband, Ronald C. Beach, died in 1984, and a daughter, Norma Smith, in 1991.

Surviving are two sons, Ronald of Crittenden and David of Dry Ridge; five daughters, Garnett Jones of Georgetown, Ky., Lois Carnes and Ruth Glass, both of Mount Zion, Eileen Mullins of Beauty, Ky., and Claudia O'Neil of Lexington; a sister, Mable Ferrell of Latonia; 28 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today and service 11 a.m. Saturday at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry Ridge.

Burial will be in New Vine Run Cemetery in Dry Ridge.

Memorials: Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

Nanette Osborne

WILLIAMSTOWN - Nanette Miller Osborne, 80, a homemaker and member of Williamstown United Methodist Church, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Williamstown.

Her husband, Ray E. Osborne, died in 1957; a son, Roy H. Osborne, in 1997.

Surviving are a son, Terry of Virginia Beach, Va.; her stepmother, Edna Mae Miller of Florence; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Saturday at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery.

Kenton County

Robert W. Burke

Robert William Burke, 92, of Latonia, a custodian for the Covington Independent Schools for 47 years, died Wednesday at Rosedale Manor in Latonia. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Covington.

Surviving are his wife of 72 years, Lucille Daniel Burke; a son, Louis Robert Burke of Latonia; a daughter, Juanita Jean Quinn of Latonia; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 1-3:30 p.m. and service 3:30 p.m. today at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Latonia. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill.

Carole Rae McKenzie

CRESCENT SPRINGS - Carole Rae McKenzie, 69, a retired employee of the state unemployment office in Covington, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Her husband, Alfred, died earlier.

Surviving are two sons, Curtis of Crescent Springs and Gary of Villa Hills; a brother, Frank Pribble of Cincinnati; three sisters, Connie Terry of Ludlow, Cathy Dick of Cincinnati and Elaine Story of Davidson, N.C.; her stepmother, Ethel Brown of Georgetown, Ohio, and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Saturday at Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home in Ludlow. Remains donated to University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Memorials: Scleroderma/Arthritis Foundation, 12 Kent Way, Suite 101, Byfield, MA 01922.

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