Wednesday, September 10, 2003

Kentucky obituaries

The Kentucky Enquirer publishes obituaries of residents in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties as a free service. 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.

Grant County

Dorothy Bowling

DRY RIDGE - Dorothy "Dot" Bowling, 76, a retired real estate agent for Sibcy Cline Inc. Realtors and Jim Huff Realty Inc., died Sunday at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown.

Surviving are her husband, Robert; two sons, Gary and Jim, both of Dry Ridge; four brothers, Kenneth Fortner of Fort Mitchell, George Fortner of Southern Pines, N.C., and Billy and John Fortner, both of Batavia, Ohio; five sisters, Blanche Cummins of Dry Ridge, Wanda Carr of Latonia, Mary Dalton of Demossville, Jane Collins of Hyde Park, and Garnett Hall of Portsmouth, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Tuesday.

Service will be 2 p.m. today at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown.

Burial will be in Hill Crest Cemetery in Dry Ridge.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association, 8899 Brookside Ave., Suite 102, West Chester, OH 45069.

Kenton County

Wilhelmina Garnett

ELSMERE - Wilhelmina "Billie" Garnett, 91, a former secretary for the Baldwin Piano Co., and former owner and operator of Garnett's Grocery on Garvey Avenue in Erlanger from 1947 to 1960, died Sunday at the Baptist Village Care Center in Erlanger.

She was a member of St. Henry Church in Elsmere since 1923, and was a cafeteria worker at the school during the 1950s and 1960s.

She was also a former volunteer answering the telephone at the church rectory, and was the president of the St. Henry Parent Teacher Association in 1956.

Surviving are her daughter, Nancy McGuire of Burlington; her son, Raymond of Florence; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

No visitation.

Mass of Christian burial will be 7 p.m. today at St. Henry Church in Elsmere.

Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

No public burial information.

Memorials: St. Henry Church, 3813 Dixie Hwy., Elsmere, KY 41018.

Robert Gerth

ELSMERE - Robert "Bob" Gerth, 77, a baker for 40 years for the Butternut Bread in Cincinnati, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

He was a World War II Navy veteran, and member of Colonel Clay F&AM Masonic Lodge 159 in Covington.

Surviving are his wife, Betty; and son, David of Corinth

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at Highland Cemetery Chapel in Fort Mitchell.

A Masonic service at the chapel will immediately follow the funeral service.

Entombment will be in Highland Cemetery Mausoleum in Fort Mitchell.

Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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