Sandra Daughtrey

Sandra Kay Daughtrey, 68, of New Washington, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at her residence.

She was born Jan. 1, 1944, in Madison, the daughter of Charles and Orvia Stodghill Wiggam. She was a retired dietitian at Clark Memorial Hospital.

She is survived by her husband, Frank Daughtrey; one daughter, Lisa Spencer of Charlestown; one sister, Audrey Richards of Nabb; four brothers, Norman Wiggam, Jerry Wiggam and Larry Wiggam, all of New Washington, and Ralph Wiggam of Nabb; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 1 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

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Max Mickelson

Max C. Mickelson, 83, of Lexington, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Madison.

He was born Jan. 11, 1929, in Clark County, the son of Charles and Cornia Baker Mickelson. He was a Army veteran of Korea. He retired from Cummins Engine as a machinist and also worked as a cattle farmer. He was a member of Lexington Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Irene Law Mickelson; two sons, Max David Mickelson of Lexington and John William Mickelson of Nicholasville, Ky.; and four grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Viola Bridgewater and Kathlee England.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lexington Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside.

Friends may call at the Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gideons, Lexington Presbyterian Church, Lexington Volunteer Fire Department or a charity of the donor's choice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Ruth Oles

Ruth Elaine Richmond Oles, 89, of Lexington, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born May 14, 1923, in Trimble County, Ky., the daughter of Wilber Sr. and Nettie Lucille Carlisle Richmond. She served as head housekeeper for the Hereford Motor Lounge and Best Western in Madison . She resided most of her life in Jefferson County. She was a member of New Bethel United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Martin of Lexington and Judy Koontz of Madison; one son, Steven Duane Oles of Branson West, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Evard Earl Oles, whom she married April 12, 1941, and who died Oct. 8, 2008; her parents; one sister, Delsie Meredith Hereford, who died Feb. 6, 2011; two brothers, Wilber Richmond Jr. and Robert Richmond; one grandson; and one niece.

Services will be private. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the New Bethel Cemetery Association. Contribution cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

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