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 Margaret Brown Collins Altom, 74, of Clark County, wife of David Wayne Altom since April 20, 1962, passed away Monday at her home.  A native of Clark County, she was born January 11, 1940, to the late William Joseph “Joe” Collins and Mary Alice McCord Collins Epperson.  She was raised by her loving grandparents, Charles “C.B.” Bronston and Margaret Frances Brown McCord.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church, co-owner with her husband of Way Mar Tack Shop for 41 years, member of the Kentucky Walking Horse Association, and Kentucky Walking Horse Ladies Auxiliary.  Margaret also enjoyed crocheting and knitting.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by son, Daniel Wayne “Dan” Altom (Tracy Caldwell) of Covington, daughter, Margaret Frances Altom Welch (Mickey) of Winchester, step-son, David Warren Altom (Sandra), of Frankfort, and one grandchild, Sean Altom (Stephanie) of Lawrenceburg, sisters, Lucille Epperson Rainey (Bobby) of Winchester, JoAnne Collins Lorensen (Len), of Black Mountain, NC., Lisa Collins Jones (Curtis) of Fayette, KY., and brother, Tom Collins of Paris, KY. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 31, at 2pm at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., with Rev. Jeff Wood presiding.  The family will receive friends on Thursday from 11am until the hour of services.  Burial will be in the Winchester Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to Hospice East, 407 Shoppers Dr., Winchester, KY 40391. 


Veva Gay Wagers Bryant, 79, of Fayette Co., passed away Monday at the Sayre Christian Village.  A native of Salyersville, she was born September 13, 1934, to the late Gardner Wagers and Hazel Dunn Wagers.  She was a retired federal employee from the Bluegrass Army Depot, charter member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church, Clintonville Water board member, Old Pine Grove Homemaker’s Club, member of the Winchester Garden Club, former real estate agent, and member of the Clark County Republic Woman’s Club.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, John K. (Denise) Bryant of Winchester, one daughter, Gwen L. Bryant of Lexington, brother, Gardner D. (Susan) Wagers of Winchester, niece and nephew, Sasha (Parrish) Renfro of Lexington, and G. David Wagers of Clark Co., great-niece and nephew, Parrish and Caroline Renfro of Lexington, two grandchildren, Jonathan (Crystal) Bryant and Anna Bryant and a host of loving cousins.  Funeral services will be Friday at 11am at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., with Bro. Mickey Hyder presiding.  The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6p-8p at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Winchester Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to the Sayre Christian Village, Activities Programming, 3775 Belleau Wood Drive, Lexington, KY 40517 or online at sayrechristianvillage.org. 


Jewett “J.W.” Borden, Jr., 83, of Winchester, husband of Linda Young Borden, passed away Monday at his home.  A native of New Albany, IN., he was born January 26, 1931, to the late Jewett William Borden, Sr., and Edith Miller Ward.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Mary Ann Moss of New Albany, IN., and a son, Jewett William Borden III of Shepherdsville, KY.  He retired from South Central Bell Telephone Company, was a Telco Credit Union Director, president of the Telephone Pioneers of Ky., Chapter 32, member of the Forest Grove Christian Church, he was in the United States Army and served in the Korean War as a pilot in the United States Air Force and Weather Reconnaissance, he was a United States Marshall in Indiana, a member of the Jefferson Lodge No. 104, Award of Gold for fifty years, New Albany York Rite Masons Chapter No. 17, New Albany Commendary No. 5, Knights Templar, Murat Shrine Temple, Indianapolis, IN., Ancient Acceptance Scottish Rite Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, president of the Blue Grass Shrine Club, and member of the Oleika Shrine Temple.  He was a member of the American Rose Society, Life Consulting Rosarian of the Tenarky District and the American Rose Society.  An accredited Rosarian Judge of the American Rose Society and a member of the Royal National Rose Society.  President of the Louisville Rose Society and member of the Lexington Rose Society.  He was the president of the Winchester Country Club, a Kentucky Colonel; appointed Colonel, aide de camp Commissioners Staff by the Kentucky State Police.  Funeral services will be Friday at 11am at the Forest Grove Christian Church with Rev. Larry Deckard presiding.  The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5p-7p at the church. Entombment will be in the Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, 2778 Charlestown Rd., New Albany, IN.  Pallbearers will be Gary Adams, Doug Curtis, Bobby Teater, Jimmie Sims, Vic Young, and Bruce Young.  Honorary pallbearers will be Mitchell Allen, Diane Jones, Faye Teater, and Eleanor Larson. Contributions may be made to Hospice East, 407 Shoppers Dr., Winchester, KY 40391.   In care of arrangements is the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., Winchester, KY.  
 
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