Obituaries - May 11, 2010
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 11:00 AM
Gladys Christine Johnson Baker, 87, of Bedford, Ky., died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was born Oct. 4, 1922, the daughter of Lyndon and Lilly Belle Smith Johnson.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Baker of Bedford, Ky., and Gary Baker of Buckeye, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Leon Baker; two sons, Ralph Baker and Charles Baker; one daughter, Linda Clark; her parents; three brothers, Roy Johnson, Earl Johnson and Ruben Johnson; one grandson; two great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held in Arizona at a later date.
Local visitation was held Friday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky.
This is an updated version of an obituary published Friday. It changes her date of birth; lists three brothers who preceded her in death; and clarifies the relationship of others preceding her in death as provided by the funeral home.
Darlene Jarrett Crask, 60, of Campbellsburg, Ky., formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Sunday, May 9, 2010, in La Grange, Ky.
She was born Sept. 12, 1949, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of Leland O. and Mary Louise Stout Jarrett. She was a graduate of Fern Creek High School. She retired as an administrative specialist for juvenile justice. She was a member of Watterson Trail Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Roland Crask Jr. of Campbellsburg, Ky.; two children, Candie Webster of Lockport, Ky., and Amy Crask May of Shelbyville, Ky.; her mother, of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Anita Jarrett Isenberg of Louisville, Ky.; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Campbellsburg, Ky. Burial will be in Campbellsburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today after 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Watterson Trail Church of Christ, 9607 Watterson Trail, Louisville, KY 40299.
Theodore R. Stewart, 81, died Friday, May 7, 2010.
He was born in Louisville, Ky., the son of Carl W. and Anna Marie Zaeh Stewart. He grew in the Highlands and graduated from duPont Manual High School in 1946. He held two degrees from the University of Louisville, where he was president of several organizations, including the Delta Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Before his service in the Korean War, he owned and operated Bluegrass Photo Service and was known for his wedding photos. He spent two years in Korea as a member of KMAG, where he operated the Pusan supply depot for the Korean Army. He was the CEO of the old Stewart's Appliance and Furniture, Derby City Rentals and operated a cattle and tobacco farm in Shelby County, Ky. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a Republican and a member of Christ Lutheran Church for 47 years.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ann Hart Stewart; two children, Leslie Anne and Douglas Stewart; and several cousins in Louisville, Ky., California and Madison.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, Ky. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the service.
Janeve Warren Whalley, 72, formerly of Columbia, Mo., died Friday, May 7, 2010 in St. Louis, Mo.
She was born Feb. 10, 1937, in Lexington, Ky., the daughter of Henry Russell and Lucile Phillips Warren.
She graduated from Principia College in Elsah, Ill., with a degree in art history in 1959. She enjoyed frequent changes in scenery, both in terms of location and occupation. Cities that she called home included Lexington and Louisville, Ky.; Jacksonville and Fort Myers, Fla.; Columbus, Indianapolis, and Madison; Boston, Mass.; Madison, Wis.; and Columbia and St. Louis, Mo. She held a variety of jobs over the course of her life including elementary schoolteacher, bookkeeper, bank teller and professional knitter. Wherever she lived, she was an active member of her church community. Music was always an important part of her life, whether listening to it for enjoyment, playing her cello in the local community orchestra or playing piano and organ for church services. She was also an avid lover of nature, enjoying gardening and watching birds at her feeder.
She is survived by one daughter, Shane Whalley of Austin, Texas, and one brother, Russell Phillips Warren of Tampa, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, David L. Whalley; and her parents.
No memorial service is planned.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Peace Haven Association, 12630 Rott Road, St. Louis, MO 63127-1214.
St. Louis Cremation was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.stlouiscremation.com.