Obituaries Feb 21to Feb 28

Charles B. Rice
Charles B. Rice, 80, of Walter Lakes Road, passed away Friday, February 25, 2011.
He was the widower of Elizabeth Duncan Rice.

Beverly Jean Isaacs

Beverly Isaacs, 56
Beverly Childress Isaacs, 56, went home to be with Jesus, Feb. 25, 2011, surrounded by her loved ones.
Born April 13, 1954, in Madison County, Ky., to Mary Nella Centers Robinson and the late Virgil Lee Robinson. She was a former employee of NACCO Materials Handling group and a member of Church on the Rock. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and being “Gammaw” to her grandchildren.

She was loved and will be greatly missed by: her children, Shonda Childress and Staci (Randy) McGuffey, Brant (Tashi) Isaacs and Lance (Kena) Isaacs; and her grandchildren, Kyla Childress, Tanner McGuffey, Kennedy McGuffey, Keannah Blythe, Kaden Blythe and Brooke Isaacs.

Survivors also include: her siblings, Anna (Otis) Singleton, Gerald (Rachel) Robinson, Peggy (Don) Abney, Bimbo (Doris) Robinson, Billy Ray (Lesa) Robinson, Bobby (Relynn) Robinson and Stevie (Virginia) Robinson.
In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by: her husband, Keith Isaacs; and one sister, Patricia Robinson Spears.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. March 1, 2011, at Church on the Rock with Bro. Mark Sarver, Bro. Steve Hobbs and Bro. Stevie Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Cartersville Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Church on the Rock.

Pallbearers will be Gerald Robinson, Bimbo Robinson, Billy Ray Robinson, Bobby Robinson, Stevie Robinson, Otis Singleton and Don Abney. Honorary bearers will nieces and nephews.

Lakes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clarence Thomas “Buddy” Snapp
Clarence Thomas “Buddy” Snapp, 76, husband of Dixie Adams Snapp, died February 25, 2011, in Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born July 7, 1934, in Winchester, Ky., he was the son of the late William R. and Lucille Carmen Adams Snapp. He was the former owner of Snappy’s Lawn & Garden Service had worked for Certified Brakes, American General and L&N Railroad, and was a member of First Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: a daughter, Carmen (Rodney) Hampton of Danville, Ky.; a son, William Thomas Snapp of Bryantsville, Ky.; a grandson, Zachary Cole (Vanessa) Hampton of Stanford, Ky.; three great-grandchildren, Brooke Bowen, Courtney Bowen and Jaylan Sowders; and two sisters, Loretta (Art) Vanwinkle of Berea, Ky. and Ruth (Jim) Bowling of Waco, Ky.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Scobee Funeral Home in Winchester, Ky., with visitation from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service time. Burial will be in Clarmont Memorial Gardens in Winchester, Ky.

Honorary pallbearers are Billy Devine, Robert Taylor, J.B. Lamb and Mark Cole. Visitation also will be Monday, February 28, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Stith Funeral Home in Danville, Ky.

Ursle Rose Lakes
Ursle Rose Lakes, 92, of Dreyfus, passed away Friday in The Terrace in Berea.

Mrs. Lakes was born in Jackson County August 16, 1918, to Burnam and Nora Lainhart Rose. Her hobbies included gardening, quilting and working outside. She was of the Holiness Faith.

She is survived by: her son, Robert Lakes (Vicky) of Richmond; her daughter, Glenna Gray of Waco; her brother, Herbert Rose (Geneva) of Richmond; three sisters, Estelle Keene, Tressie Estes and Ilene Lakes; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lakes is preceded in death by: her husband, William Kermit Lakes; her son, Carl Lakes; and her daughter, Iva Jewell.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Chrisman officiating. Burial will follow in Lakes Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Paul Abner, Paul Bicknell, Lester Gooch, Jan Lakes, Bryan Gabbard and Calvin Gooch.

Aaron Dexter Conner
Aaron Dexter Conner, 23, of Richmond, died Tuesday evening, February 22, 2011, in his home.
He was born March 17, 1987, in Richmond, Ky. Aaron was an iron worker and a member of the Iron Workers Local # 70. He was of the Holiness faith.

He was preceded in death last year by his father, Mark Anthony Conner, and is survived by his mother, Melissa Barrett Ball (William); his fiancé, Erica Bullock; a daughter, Laekyn Sky Conner; a step-son, Casen Wilds; his sister, Samantha Hunter Ball; an unborn brother; his grandmothers, Anna Mae Keene Madison and Zella Conner of Richmond; great grandparents, Silas and Allene Keene of Berea; his step-mother, Beverly Conner; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, February 28, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with the Rev. Geral Richardson officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Kyle Barrett, Jeff Walton, Jeremy Abbott, Colten Conner, Dustin Bullock and Keith Wenger.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Charles A. ‘Pudd’ Stone
Charles A. “Pudd” Stone, 76, a native of Richmond, Ky., died Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the Fairmont Rehabilitation Center in Kokomo, Ind. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. at Second Missionary Baptist Church, Kokomo, Ind.

Robert (Bobby) Himes

Robert E. (Bobby) Himes Robert E. Himes, 69, of Berea, died Thursday, February 24, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital Lexington. He was a Berea native born April 4, 1941, son of the late Luther and Mary Montgomery Himes, owner and operator of City Barber Shop for many years, a member of Berea Country Club, and attended Liberty Avenue Baptist Church. Bobby, as he was affectionately known by family and friends, was an Honorable Kentucky Colonel, coached Berea and Southern Madison County Youth Leagues for over 40 years, coached Girls Softball at Berea Community School, was Past President and a member of the Madison County Bowlers Association.

Survivors include his wife, Emma Lakes Himes; 1 son, Brian E. (Melissa) Himes; 2 grandchildren, Zakkariah and Zaedyn; 6 siblings, Ann Hounshell, Harold (Gail) Himes, Ronald (Dessie) Himes, Laura (Jerry) Lunsford, Roy (Kay) Himes, Lewis (Joann) Himes; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 3 siblings, John Himes, Mildred Banks, Russell Himes.

Funeral Service 1:00 PM, Monday, February 28, 2011 at Lighthouse Baptist Church with Pastor Roy Himes officiating. Burial will follow in Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation 5:00 – 9:00 PM Sunday at the church. Pallbearers will be Doug Himes, Jeff Himes, Terry Himes, Kenny Hayes, Philip Lakes, Gilbert Lakes. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jimmy Wagers, Billy Wagers, Kim Anglin, Kenny Berry, Melvin Higgins, Benny Boggs, Jerry Powell, Maurice Davidson.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Hazel Marie FosterHazel Marie Foster, 81, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011, in her residence at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin, Ind.

She was born April 23, 1929, in Irvine, Ky., to the late John and Emma (Garrett) Cox. She married Raymond VanWinkle and later married Leo Foster. She is survived by: two daughters, Darlene (Nathan) Cain of Fruitland Park, Fla., and Mary (Rocky) Cunningham of Lewisburg, Tenn. Also surviving are: eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters and four brothers. She was preceded in passing by: her parents; husbands, Raymond VanWinkle and Leo Foster; daughter, Helen Marie VanWinkle; four brothers, two sisters and one great-grandchild.

Hazel worked for many years in the restaurant industry, retired from Target Stores; then in her later years worked in the cafeteria at Franklin College, and volunteered at the Ceramics and the Gift Shop, both at the Indiana Masonic Home.

Hazel was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star, West Newton Lodge No. 489 and an active member of the Ransford Chapter No. 605, Order of the Eastern Star, at the Indiana Masonic Home.

The Reverend Charles Stanley will conduct a funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2011, at the Kresge Chapel, Indiana Masonic Home, 690 S. State Street in Franklin. Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m.

The Reverend Rocky Cunningham will conduct a service at noon Saturday, February 26, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, Ky. Friends may call Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery.

Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin and Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, Ky., are handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Lewisburg Christian Academy, 1041 S. Ellington Pkwy., Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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