Walter Palmer, of color, died of typhoid fever and was interred in the Old Paint Lick Cemetery.
The Central Record, October 2, 1902
Parsons, Penelope Tudor
LANCASTER - Penelope “Nell” Tudor Parsons, 95, of Lancaster, Calif., died there Friday. Born Nov. 13, 1901, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Woodson Reid and Mary Jane Conn Tudor. She served as a dietitian and supervisor at Paint Lick High School until 1957 when she moved to California. She then served in a similar position at Palmdale High School until she retired. She belonged to the Old Paint Lick Presbyterian Church and was the widow of Stanley T. Parsons. Survivors include a daughter, Edith Such Helm of Lancaster, Calif; and a grandson.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Old Paint Lick Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Bryce McGowan. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery. Visitation is after 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
June 18, 1997 - Wednesday
The infant child of Rev. Ira Parton, died last Sunday night and was buried Monday. We extend our sympathies to the bereaved parents.
The Central Record, November 7, 1901
Peel, Hamlet Arthur
Hamlet Arthur Peel, 71, farmer, died of a cerebral hemorrhage today at his home on Fall Lick Pike. He was a native of Jessamine County, son of the late Thomas and Mary F. Cobb Peel, and had lived in this county the past twenty-one years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Carrie Reynolds Peel; seven sons, Eugene, James and Forest Peel, Garrard County, Thomas Peel of Norwood, Ohio, Chester Peel of Loveland, Ohio, Bryson Peel of Springfield, Ohio, and Robert Peel of Lancaster; two daughters, Misses Mary Louise and Dorothy Peel, Garrard County; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Lee Broaddus of Nicholasville, and Mrs. Mary Ann Hunter of Muncie, Indiana; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be at the Nicholasville Christian Church Tuesday. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
The Lexington Herald, Monday, January 30, 1950
“Sladius Peel Buried”
Sladius Peel, 72, died Friday afternoon at a Lexington hospital after a protracted illness. He was a native of Garrard county, son of the late James and Emily Burton Peel.
The Leader, July 25, 1931
Virgil Pendleton, 37 years old and unmarried, died at the Danville and Boyle county hospital Tuesday night (Nov. 11, 1925) from the effects of a gun shot wound, said to have been inflicted by Wilburn East on the Poor Ridge pike last Sunday afternoon. Sheriff Robinson and his deputies are still searching the county for East, who seems to have slipped the officers. Pendleton was shot in the left side, the ball entering the body about three inches below the heart and lodged near the spine. Dr. Virgil Kinnaird who took Pendleton to Danville, performed the operation early Monday morning in an effort to save Pendleton’s life.
According to Pendleton he was riding his horse down the road toward the home of a neighbor whom he wanted to take a truck load of hogs to Danville, when he met East, who was on foot. East asked Pendleton where he was going and the latter replied, “None of your business,” he said. East then said, “I‘ll show you if its none of my business,” and, according to Pendleton, drew a pistol and fired. Pendleton said East would have fired again, had he not begged him not to shoot. Pendleton stayed on his horse until he reached the home of Harrison Ray, from which place he was brought ot Lancaster by Dr. Virgil Kinnard. Pendleton is survived by several brothers, all of this county and one sister who resides in Louisville. Funeral arrangements had not been made when we went to press.
Petty, Joseph M.
Died in this place on Sunday, Mr. Joseph M. Petty, in his 58th year, after a lingering illness of consumption. Mr. Petty was at the time of his death coroner and had been for a number of years. He was always a resident of this county and had the highest esteem of the entire community. He was long a faithful member of the Christian Church and died as he had lived, a quiet, unpretentious life. He leaves to his sorrowing wife and children the blessed consolation that their loss will be his eternal gain and assures them it is not all of “life to live or all of death to die.” His funeral was preached Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Christian Church by Elder George Gowen and the remains interred in the Lancaster Cemetery. Much sympathy is felt for Mrs. Petty and children in this their dark hour of bereavement.
Interior Journal, September 17, 1895
Pieratt, Mary R. Doty
Mrs. Thomas S. Pieratt, 35, of Garrard County, Ky., daughter of Mrs. John Doty of Irvine Road, died at a hospital in Louisville Thursday (March 10, 1927) after an operation. She is survived by her husband and a daughter, Elizabeth Gordon Pieratt, her mother; a sister, Miss Margaret Doty; five brothers, John, Eagle, and Oldham Doty of Richmond, William Doty of the United States Naval Academy, and Kie Doty of New York. Funeral services will be held at the grave in the Richmond Cemetery.
The Lexington Herald, Saturday, March 12, 1927
Mr. Tom Plummer was laid to rest in the Manse Cemetery on last Thursday afternoon. He had been ill only a few days of influenza and pneumonia followed. He leaves to mourn his loss a devoted wife and eight small children, an aged mother, and four brothers, one of them in the service.
The Central Record, January 30, 1919
Private services for Edward Poindexter, 74, of The Veterans’ Center, Wilmore, will be Monday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery by the Rev. David Hunter. He died Thursday at his residence. Born May 3, 1924, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Edward Hale “Pete” and Nell Taylor Poindexter. He was a retired mechanic and fighter pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He attended Texas Technical University and the University of Kentucky. Survivors include two sisters, Frances Leonard of Harrodsburg and Betty Poindexter of St. Petersburg, Fla. Visitation is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home.
December 06, 1998 - Sunday
Miss Ida Pollard died at the home of a relative in Indianapolis, Ind, on the 16th of cardiac arithma and her remains were brought to Lancaster for interment and were laid to rest beside her mother and father on last Saturday. The deceased was born and raised in Lancaster, the oldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Pollard, the latter it will be remembered lost his life while a member of the Lancaster police during the anti blind tiger uprising a few years ago at the hands of William Humber, who was sentenced to a term in the penetentiary for his deed, and was afterward pardoned.
Miss Ida Pollard was a bright and promising young girl, at the time of her father’s death she was one of the brightest students of the local High school; her mother’s death from tuberculosis quickly followed the demise of her father, and upon Miss Ida devoted the care of the family of little children, a trust which she faithfully tried to execute. Another sister died shortly afterward of the same dread disease, and the family then became disrupted, Miss Ida taking the two younger children and going to Indianapolis. She has many relatives in Garrard county and a host of friends in Lancaster who mourn the ending of a commendable struggle against adverse circunstances.
Rev. John Pond died at his home in Perryville, the 18th. He is the father of Mrs. Alex Ely, at this place.
The Central Record, March 30, 1899
Prather, Mary Burton
Mrs. Mary Burton Prather, wife of Mr. James P.Prather, died at the family residence on Stanford street in this city at 12:30 o‘clock Sunday morning. Mrs. Prather had been in declining health for more that a year, and while she had not been constantly confined to her bed, she was known to be in a very serious condition, and her death while a severe shock to the family, was not wholly unexpected.
Mrs. Prather was in her sixty-seventh year; she was born in Madison county, Ky., the daughter of Abraham and Martha Jane Reynolds Burton. She was married in 1865 to Robert Burton Sanders and to that union was born seven children, six of whom survie her as follows: Messrs Clayton and Henderson Sanders of Ohio and Walter Sanders of Madison county, Ky., and Mrs. Richard Burgress of Ohio, Mrs. Elvada Tudor and Mrs. Willie Sebastian of Madison county, Ky. After the death of her first husband which occurred in 1881 she remained a widow for four years marrying Mr. Prather in 1885, and they have five children, Mrs. Oscar Hendren of Madison county, Mrs. Roy Williams of Illinois and Misses Bessie and Eunice Prather of Lancaster and Jessie Prather of Illinois; Mr. Jefferson Davis Prather , Mrs. Meade Teater and Mrs. M. Carter of this county are step-children of Mrs. Prather.
Mrs. Prather was a faithful member of the Christian church, taking membership in her girlhood days at the old Salem church in Madison county.
The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o‘clock at the grave the services being conducted by Rev. F. M. Tinder assisted by Rev. S. H. Pollitt, after which the remains were interred in the Lancaster cemetery.
Prewitt, Edith Francis
The death angel entered the home of Mr. and Mrs. N.L. Prewitt taking their little 3 year old daughter Edith Francis. She had only been sick a few days with pneumonia and brain fever. She leaves her father, mother, four brothers and four sisters to mourn her death. She was laid to rest in the Freedom burying ground last Thursday.
The Central Record, March 12, 1914
LANCASTER - Services for Russell Prewitt, 64, of Teatersville Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Zora Oliver. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery. He died Monday at home. Born Oct. 4, 1932, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Carl and Sarah Hume Prewitt. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include a brother, Kenneth Prewitt of Garrard County; and a sister, Brenda Rhodus of Madison County. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to charity.
[Source; Boyle Co. KY Newspaper, July 09, 1997 - Wednesday]
Mr. Steve Prewitt died at his home on Paint Lick on the 6th of the month. Mr. Prewitt was 69 years old, and has been ill for several months. He is survived by 4 children, Messrs. Elsie, Roy and Jim Prewitt of this county and Jesse Prewitt of Illinois. After short funeral services at the grave he was laid to rest in the Gilead cemetery.
The Central Record, March 12, 1914
Contributed by Ron Prewitt
Price, Hattie B. Land
In loving remembrance of Hattie B. Price wife of Coy Price, daugther of James and Mary Land. She was born in Madison county, Ky., the year of 1890, aged 21 years, died Dec 6, 1911. She was married to Coy Price of Adair county, Ky in the year of 1906, two children were born to this union, one son James R. age 3 years and one daughter 3 weeks old named for its mother, Hattie B. She was well known and loved by all who knew her.
Pruitt, Myrtle Sanders
Mrs. Myrtle Sanders Pruitt, 44 years old, wife of Mr. James Pruitt, of this county, was claimed by the death angel on Thursday morning Nov 30, at six o‘clock. She had been confined to her bed for almost two years. She suffered long but endured her pain with Christian spirit and looked forward to her future home, which is a place of peace and happiness. A few days before her death she called her friends to her bedside and told them goodbye and that she was prepared to go to her other home.
Mrs. Pruitt was born and reared in Garrard county. She had many friends who dearly loved her and whose hearts were made sad when she was called.
She is survived by her husband and one son, Mr. Elmer Pruitt; three daughters, Mrs. Shirley Sebastian, Misses Allene and Edith Pruitt; one brother, Burton Sanders, of Madison county; four sisters, Mrs. Jesse Beasley and Mrs. Jack Ross of Madison county, Mrs. Joe Kelley and Mrs. Carl Baker, of this county.
Funeral services were conducted on Friday morning, at eleven o‘clock by Rev. W. P. Rogers, at the Mt. Gilead Baptist church, of which she was a member. Interment followed in the Gilead cemetery.