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Obituaries 6 The Cynthiana Democrat - Thursday, May 10, 2012 Louisa Gertrude Ellis Edwards, 77 Louisa Gertrude Ellis Edwards, 77, Robertson County, died Monday, May 7, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Robertson County, Aug. 24, 1934 to the late Charles and Martha King Ellis. She was a homemaker, member of Kentontown Christian Church and the Senior Citizens, and was very active in the church and community . She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Edwards, two brothers, Charles K. Ellis and Strother B. Ellis and two sisters, Emma Edna Ellis and Sarah Catherine Habermehl. Survivors include: three sons, Harold A. (Bertie) Edwards, Brooksville, Daryl (Karen) Edwards, Bracken County and Danny (Sandi) Ray, Robertson County; four daughters, Carolyn (Tim) Pratt, Robertson County, Linda Edwards, Mt. Olivet; Paula (Gus) Woerner, Robertson County and Wanda (Danny) Hicks, Harrison County; a brother, Ernest (Shirley) Ellis, Robertson County; eight grandchildren, Stacey Hicks, Tracey Hicks, Paul Edwards, Clay Edwards, Daniel Edwards, Jessica Edwards, Darrin Edwards and Samantha Woerner; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m. at Robertson County Funeral Home by Ed Applegate and Bro. Clifford Neat. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ellis Cemetery in Robertson County . In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Robertson County Senior Center, C/O Linda Edwards, P.O. Box 298, Mt. Olivet, KY 41064. www.robertsoncountyfuneralhome.net John F. Marshall Jr., 69 John F. Marshall Jr., 69, of Berry, formerly of Beachwood and Pine Beach, N.J., died Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. He was born in Plainfield, N.J., lived in Middlesex and Flemington before moving to Beachwood, N.J. in 1968. He was a US Navy veteran proudly serving in the Seabees in Scotland, Cuba and Virginia, was one of the founding members of the Beachwood Soccer Club where his soccer coaching spanned 40 years including his sons and grandchildren’s teams the Jets, Bullets and Jr. Bullets. He was a 35 year member of the NJ Carpenters/ Millwright Union, was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and enjoyed playing Fantasy Football in the Basement Dwellers League. He had completed most of his Bucket List traveling to Kauai and Alaska and becoming a “gentleman farmer” in Kentucky He had his Corvette . and motorcycle and traded them for a Ford Tractor and Honda Rancher. Most of all he loved his family and friends, and he especially cherished his four grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son John III in 1976 and his father, John Sr. in 1993. Survivors include: his wife of 49 years, Madeline; his sons, Scott J. (Sandra) and Todd D. (Christin), both of Berry; his four wonderful grandchildren, Cody, Johnna, Mallory and Cheyenne; his mother, Mary; his sister, Linda (Richard DeNardo); his brother, Gary (Kathy); and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation was held Saturday, May 5 at Ware Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s name to Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital-Brain Injury Unit, 2050 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40504. www.warefuneralhome.com Charles Mac Nichols Sr., 88 Charles Mac Nichols Sr., 88, Cynthiana, died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. He was born in Cynthiana, May 3, 1924 to the late Shelby and Ada Elizabeth Florence Nichols. He was a farmer, a member of Carlisle Assembly of God and a United States Army World War II veteran. He was preceded in death by six brothers, Jim Nichols, Oscar Nichols, Johnathan Nichols, Issac Nichols, Journey Nichols and J.T. Baldwin and a sister, Sue Thomas. Survivors include: his wife, Anna Sue Bean Nichols; two sons, Jerry (Debbie) Nichols, Cynthiana and Charles Mac Nichols Jr., Arkansas; a daughter, Linda (David) Taylor, Cynthiana; two brothers, George (Patsy) Nichols, Paris and Marshall (Dottie) Nichols, Cynthiana; six grandchildren, Jerry Wayne “J.J.” (Kellie) Nichols Jr., Charles Mac (Amy) Nichols III, Crystal Dawn Nichols, David (Jessie) Taylor Jr., Alice DaAnn Taylor (Doug) Schelling and Pamela Gail Taylor (David) Threlkeld; eight great-grandchildren, Austin Braydon Lane Nichols, Wesley Nichols, Raeburn Thomas Taylor, David Wesley Schelling, Megan Taylor Schelling, Robert Harrington Threlkeld, Lexi Nichols and Mason Nichols; and a special companion, Uno. Funeral services were held Monday, May 7 at Ware Funeral Home by Darrell Sexton. Burial was in Battle Grove Cemetery . Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Kentucky, Office of Fund Development, 939 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40503. www.warefuneralhome.com Gerald Wayne Reffett, 61 Gerald Wayne Reffett, 61, of Cynthiana, Ky died ., Friday, May 4, 2012, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He was born in Harrison County, Ky on June 26, 1950, . to Howard Ernest and Ruth Jeanette Wilson Reffett. He was a member of Elmarch United Methodist Church and an employee of 3M and was an avid fisherman. Survivors other than his parents include: his wife, Connie Dailey Reffett; two sons, Brian (Sabrina) Reffett and Chris (Candy) Reffett, all of Cynthiana; grandchildren, Laken Machelle Reffett, Christina Nicole Reffett, Austin Reffett and Taylor Marie Reffett; two brothers, Terry Lee Reffett, Somerset and Richard Allen (Rick) Reffett, and one sister, Diana Lynn (Don) White, all of Cynthiana; mother-in-law, Jane Linville Dailey; and sister-in-law, Rita (Carl Wayne) Hitch; nieces, Brandy (Keith) Hamilton, Piper, Tucker and Jack, Rebecca (Jon) Fletcher, Cade, Reece and Addison, nephews, Chad Barnes, Joshua (Casey) Reffett, Kevin White and Joey White. Services were held Monday, May 7 at Drake-WhaleyMcCarty Funeral Home, by Pastors Terry Reffett and Robert Donovan. Burial was in Battle Grove Cemetery . Pallbearers were: Josh Reffett, Ernest Hutchison, Kyle Hatterick, Bobby Gay, Chad Barnes and Larry Taylor. Honorary pallbearers were: Kevin White, Joey White, Aaron Brooks, Daniel Kiskaden and Rick Barnes. Memorials may be made to the Harrison County High School Athletic Fund in regard to Baseball, Softball, Basketball and Choir. www.drakewhaleymccartyfuneralhome.com www.cynthianademocrat.com Charles Everett Ross, 88 Charles Everett Ross, 88, Cynthiana, died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus. He was born in Harrison County, Jan. 17, 1924 to the late Stanley and Magnolia Fryman Ross. He was a member of Indian Creek Christian Church, served eight years on the Board of Education, was a United States Navy World War II veteran, former Elder of Salem Church of Christ and an accountant for Owsley Lumber Company and Al Cummins Ford Motor Company . He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Arnold Ross and a daughter, Faith Pound. Survivors include: a daughter, Cheryl (Don) Johnson, Harrison County; four grandchildren, Darren (Laura) Johnson, Ryan (Christy) Johnson, Emilie (Philip) Yochim and Joshua (Krystal) Pound; and seven greatgrandchildren, Lily Johnson, Violet Johnson, Kaitlin Johnson, Abigail Johnson, Hannah Yochim, Ross Yochim and Ezra Pound. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 9 at Ware Funeral Home by Terry Morrison and John Chamberlin. Burial was in Salem Church of Christ Cemetery . In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, C/O Cynthiana Gideons, P.O. Box 543, Cynthiana, KY 41031 or The Immanuel School of Religion, 1 Walker Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601. Pallbearers were: Darren Johnson, Ryan Johnson, Joshua Pound, Philip Yochim, Jason Florence, Gary Ross and Chester McCauley . Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. Richard Arnold, Lemuel Arnold Jr., John Chamberlin, Paul Chamberlin and Kenny Ross. www.warefuneralhome.com Troy Lee Gregg, 41 Troy Lee Gregg, 41, of Berry, Ky died Wednesday, ., May 2, 2012 at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the son of Terry and Carol Gregg. Survivors include: his wife, Jackie Baur Gregg; and three children, Brandon Waechtler, Desiree Richardson and Zechariah Gregg. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 6 at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Roger Anderson officiating. See OBITUARIES page 18 Cynthiana Democrat is now offering personalized paid obituaries to families who wish to include more information than our past guidelines allowed. We still provide a standard obituary listing for free. All obituary information must be submitted through a funeral home or crematorium for verification. Thank you. Come walk with us Heart Walk T-shirts for sale $15 Adult $10 Youth Order in advance by calling 987-1001 proceeds will benefit American Heart Association We accept most insurances. Bourbon Community Hospital May 19th Heart Walk 2 0 1 2 9 am - 12 noon Registration 9 am --walk will start at 9:30 am Games for Kids FREE Walk will start from the hospital campus at 22 Clinic Drive, walking down East Main Street, through historic downtown Paris and returning to Clinic Drive. Participation walk with ribbons for all participants--no entry fee for walk. Trophy for most walkers in three categories: 1) Schools (i.e. Cane Ridge, BCMS, St. Mary’s, Paris, Ele, etc). Schools in all counties are invited to participate. 2) Churches/civic organizations $25 donation to 3) Businesses/corporations Vendor Booths American Heart Associaton to set up booth Zumba Demonstration 9 am - 9:20 am CKFP Call 987-1001 to sign up for booth space or pre-register by e-mailing diane.wagoner@lpnt.net Attention Home School & Private School Seniors! Don’t wait! Turn in your photo today. We’ll soon be preparing our Salute to the Class of 2012, and we want to include you! Please bring your photograph (along with a note giving your full name, phone number and the school you’re graduating from) to the Cynthiana Democrat office, 302 Webster Avenue, Cynthiana, between the hours of 8:30 and 5:30 Monday thru Friday. Your name and photo will appear in a special section of our paper in early June. 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