Saturday, September 13, 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.

Campbell County

Pauline McClanahan

DAYTON - Pauline Crittendon McClanahan, 95, a retired nurse's aide for St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas and member of East Dayton Baptist Church, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven, Miss.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold McClanahan, in 1981; and by a son, Gene Crittendon, in 1970.

Surviving are a son, Bob Crittendon of Dayton, Ky.; a daughter, JoAnn Taylor of Holly Springs, Miss.; a sister, Modell Webb of Louisville; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Bellevue. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate.

Beverly J. Heidebrink

FORT THOMAS - Beverly Jean Heidebrink, 65, who managed several area restaurants including the Mike Fink Restaurant in Covington, died Wednesday at her home.

Surviving are two sons, John Crider of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Frank Heidebrink of Burlington; four daughters, Jeanni Duncan of Islamorada, Fla., Susan Keefer of Fort Thomas, Dianna Politano of Richmond, Va., and Kimberly Pollitt of Cold Spring; and 10 grandchildren.

Visitation will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. and service 10:30 a.m. today at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Fort Thomas. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate.

Memorials: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Development Office, 3333 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039; or Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075.

Gerald Pollitt

MELBOURNE - Gerald Wayne Pollitt, 59, an employee for Ashcraft Siding Co. in Fort Thomas, died Tuesday at his home.

Surviving are a daughter, Tina McDonald of Fort Thomas; a brother, Ralph E. Pollitt Jr. of Silver Grove; a sister, Fay Wade of Silver Grove; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Services have been held. Burial was in Alexandria Cemetery. Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick handled arrangements.

Grant County

Billie Jo Mize

DRY RIDGE - Billie Jo Mize, 18, a former student at Lloyd High School in Erlanger and a member of Dry Ridge Christian Church, died Wednesday in an automobile accident in Grant County near Dry Ridge.

Surviving are her parents, Mike and Canis Wirth of Erlanger, and Richard Mize of Stanton, Ky.; a sister, Jordan Lee Mize of Erlanger; a brother, Daniel Adam Wirth of Erlanger; maternal grandmother, Mattie Cox of Dry Ridge; and paternal grandmother, Velina Davis of Clay City, Ky.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at Linnemann Funeral Home in Erlanger. Burial will be in Evans Cemetery in Campton, Ky.

Memorials: Williamstown Christian Church, 318 N. Main St., Williamstown, KY 41097; or Young Life Chapter, 4063 Deerchase Drive, Erlanger, KY 41018.

Kenton County

Elva Mae Mitchell

COVINGTON - Elva Mae Mitchell, 94, a homemaker, died Wednesday at her home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Mitchell, in 1959; by a son, Raymond Mitchell, in 1995; and by a grandson, John Ray Abney Godawa, in 2002.

Surviving are a daughter, Betty Jane Godawa of Covington; two sons, Ed Bustle of Independence, and Donald Mitchell of Daytona Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Clara Heuser of Visalia, and Bessie Jones of Williamstown; 21 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick. Service will be at noon Monday at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens Chapel in Taylor Mill. The burial will immediately follow the service.

Larry Grubenhoff

ELSMERE - Larry Grubenhoff, 40, a customer service agent for DHL Worldwide Express at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, died Wednesday at St. Luke Hospital in Florence.

Mr. Grubenhoff was a member of Heritage Assembly of God in Florence.

Surviving are his wife, Jennifer; his mother, Stella Grubenhoff of Cincinnati; three brothers, John, Ray and Mike, all of Cincinnati; and a sister, Diane Prater of Cincinnati.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. to noon and service noon today at Heritage Assembly of God in Florence. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger. Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Memorials: Heritage Assembly of God Missions Program, 7216 U.S. 42, Florence, KY 41042.

Florence D. Leach

LAKESIDE PARK - Florence D. Leach, 92, a homemaker, died Wednesday at St. Charles Care Center in Covington.

She was a volunteer for Redwood School & Rehabilitation Center in Fort Mitchell.

Surviving are a son, William Leach of Palatka, Fla.; three daughters, Jeanne Theissen of Fort Wright, Joyce A. Leach of Lakeside Park and Kathleen Heuser of Ashland, Mass.; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 8:30-10 a.m. and service 10 a.m. todayat St. Charles Care Center Chapel in Covington. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery in Fort Wright. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Covington is handling arrangements.

Memorials: New Perceptions Children's Services, 1 Sperti Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017.

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