Sunday, August 31, 2003

Kentucky obituaries

Boone County

Christine Overbay Carter

FLORENCE - Christine Overbay Carter of Florence died Thursday at Saint Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood. The former forklift operator and member of Kento-Boo Baptist Church in Erlanger was 70.

Surviving are two sons, David Carter of Dry Ridge and Dennis Carter of Williamstown; a daughter, Debbie Hancock of Florence; three sisters, Martha B. Tomlin of Independence, Elesa Beach of Walton, and Margie McKinley of Florence; a brother, Buddy Overbay of Verona; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 1-3 p.m., today , at Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home, Verona. Service will follow.

Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery, Verona.

Jerome F. Mersch

FLORENCE - Jerome F. Mersch of Florence died Friday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood. The retired construction worker with the Robert Dickman Company was 75.

His wife, Katherine Mersch, preceded him in death.

Surviving are a daughter, Teresa Bailey of Florence; two sons, David of Florence, and Terrence of Anderson Township; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 5-7 p.m., today , at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home, Cincinnati. A prayer service will follow.

The body will be cremated.

Attala Bagwell

FLORENCE - Attala Bagwell of Florence died Friday at her residence. The retired administrative secretary for Booth Hospital was 83.

Surviving are two sons, Arthur "Mac" Bagwell of Williamstown, E. Stewart Bagwell of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Anne Courtney of Florence; two brothers, Edward Stewart of Redlands, Ga., and Harvey Stewart of Belle Haven, Va.; a sister, Mary Engle of Exmoor, Va.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 12-2 p.m. Tuesday , at Linnemann Funeral Home, Burlington. Service will follow.

Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger.

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

Campbell County

Ruth E. Schierer

FORT THOMAS - Ruth E. Schierer of Fort Thomas died Wednesday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, N.C. The homemaker and member of St. Ann Society was 92.

Her husband, George Schierer, preceded her in death in 1946.

Surviving are four sons, George Schierer of Cold Spring, Ronald Schierer of Union, and Jack and Dennis Schierer, both of Fort Thomas; two daughters, Lois McDonald and Joyce Jordan, both of Fort Thomas; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Monday , at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Fort Thomas.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday , at Holy Spirit Church, Newport.

Burial will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

Memorials: Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physician Drive, Wilmington, N.C. 28402, or to Newport Central Catholic Tuition Assistance Program, 13 Carothers Road, Newport, 41071.

August Armas Capp

DAYTON - August Armas Capp of Dayton died Friday at his residence. The retired officer for the Navy was 84.

He was a retired diesel mechanic with the Pagnotti Corporation in West Pittston, Pa., and a member of the Fleet Reserve Association.

Surviving is a daughter, Edith Mariani of Dayton; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services are private.

A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home, Bellevue, is serving the family.

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