Obituaries March 21 to March 28 (cont)

Jessie Mae Hunt Casey
Jessie Mae Hunt Casey

Jessie Mae Hunt Casey, 79, of Springfield Drive, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2011 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was preceded in death in 2005 by her husband of 56 years, Albert Clay Casey. Jessie was born on March 27, 1931 in Paint Lick, Kentucky, and was the daughter of Carlton and Nellie Poynter Hunt, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Methodist church.

In addition to her husband and parents, Jessie was preceded in death by six brothers, Elwood “Woody”, Thurman, James, Chevy, Wimp, and John Hunt, and one sister, Rella Finley. Survivors include her niece and caregiver, Brenda Diane Hunt, of Richmond, as well as several other nieces and nephews, and her beloved pet, Abigail.

Funeral services for Jessie Casey will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2011 at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home on Barnes Mill Road, with Arthur Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Woody Proffitt, Bill Finley, Harold Dean Hunt, Joe Brown, Duane Perkins, and Brad Poynter.
Visitation will be from 5:00- 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, Kentucky 40403, or Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, Kentucky 40475.

Thurman Calico
Thurman Calico

BEREA — Thurman E. Calico, 88, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Berea Health Care Center. He was born in Garrard County to the late John and Della Bryant Calico. He retired from the Blue Grass Army Depot as an engineering technician. He was a member of the Berea Baptist Church and the Baraca Sunday School Class. He served as president of the Berea Rotary Club and he was a Paul Harris Fellow.

Mr. Calico is survived by: his wife, Norma B. Calico of Berea; his daughter, Patty (Jim) Davis of Berea; his son, Paul B. (Ann) Calico of Cincinnati, Ohio; his grandchildren, Austin Calico of Robinson, Illinois, and Molly Calico of Cincinnati, Ohio; his brother, Denny (Jan) Calico of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a host of relatives of friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Calico will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Berea Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Slemp, Marvin Farmer and Paul Calico officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Davis & Powell Funeral Home and after noon Saturday at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to: The Berea Health Ministry, 305 Estill St., Berea, KY 40403; or Berea Baptist Church, 310 Chestnut Street, Berea, KY 40403. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Alfred Ballard
Alfred Ballard

RICHMOND — Alfred Noel Ballard, 81, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011.
He was born in Frankfort, Ky., August 31, 1929, the son of Palestine and Myrtle Eva Botkin Ballard. He was a retired barber of 31 years and a retired fireman with Madison Co. Fire Dept. of 20 years. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion and White Hall Baptist Church.

Mr. Ballard is survived by: his wife, Wilma Curry Ballard; three daughters, Carla Denise Farthing of Richmond, Dana Elaine Clark (Mike) of Richmond, and Candice Diana Lear (Aaron) of Richmond; six grandchildren, Timothy Farthing, Joshua Farthing, Charles Clark, Daniel Clark, Andrea Ballard and Kymberlee Lear; seven great-grandchildren, McKenna Farthing, Cailyn Farthing, Macey Farthing, Seth Farthing, Rachael Farthing, Tyler Farthing and Tucker Farthing; four nieces, Rosalyn, Pam, Dana and Linda Lou.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2011, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Beard and Bro. Gary Northern officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2011, at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Mike Clark, Aaron Lear, Larry Curry, Raymond Sowers, Jason Gabbard, Jeffrey Benton, Phillip Jurgenson and Melvin Murphy. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Madison Co. Fire Department.

Mitzi Jan Rowan
Mitzi Jan Utterback Rowan

Mitzi Jan Utterback Rowan, age 58, of Berea, died Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center in Richmond. She was born in Madisonville, Kentucky on February 15, 1953. She was a member of the Berea United Methodist Church, Methodist Women and was a special education teacher at Southern Middle School in Lexington. She loved taking care of her family and raising flowers.

Mrs. Rowan is survived by: her husband, Gary Rowan of Berea; her daughters, Carrie (Kris) Kelley of Schochoh, Ky., Kelly (Mike) Rowan of Berea; her son, Sean (Kristin) Rowan of Corydon, Indiana; her parents, Billy T. and Ima Carol Utterback of Madisonville, Ky.; her sister, Kathy (Allen) Jetton of Mayfield, Ky.; her brothers, Mike Utterback of Princeton, Ky. and Jeff Utterback of Henderson, Ky.; her grandchildren, Chuck and Rachel Rowan of Corydon, Indiana; Caroline and Kolton Kelley of Schochoh, Ky., and her dog, Chuck Els.

Funeral services for Mrs. Rowan will be 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Revs. Gene Strange, Lee Hubbard and Charles Bertrand officiating. Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Additional services will be 6:00 p.m. CST Thursday at St. James United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Ky. with Rev. Rachel Marshall and Rev. Wayne Bishop officiating. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. CST at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Southern Middle School, Mitzi Rowan Special Ed Fund, 400 Wilson Downing Road, Lexington, Ky. 40517. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

William Park Smith

William Park Smith, 73, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.
Mr. Smith was born on May 5, 1937 in Madison County, the son of the late Roy and Zelma Rice Smith. He was a retired farmer and a U.S. Army Veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Rose Ella Ward Smith, and a granddaughter: Whitney Smith.
Survivors include: a daughter: Regina Smith-Simpson of Paint Lick; two sons: Rick Smith (Mae) and Ronnie Smith (Helen) both of Waco; two brothers: Donald Smith and Larry Smith; three sisters: Elizabeth “Jackie” Smith, Linda Newton and Mary Carter; four grandchildren: Amanda Smith, Andrea Smith, T.J. Smith and Katelynn Simpson; one great-grandchild: Austin Smith and a host of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Sarver officiating. Burial will follow at Madison Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be: Rick Smith, T.J. Smith, Chris Simpson, Walter Neal, Wendell Reed Fortney, Mark Newton and Steve Shelton.

Edna Theresa (Huber) Phillips
Edna Theresa (Huber) Phillips

Richmond — Edna Theresa (Huber) Phillips, 90, Our Loving Mother, went home to her Lord Saturday, March 19, 2011. She passed away at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. She was born in Louisville, KY to Leopold “Lee” & Anna Viola (Anglad) Huber.

Edna was a homemaker and a lifelong Catholic and charter member of St. Matthias Church, until its closing. She currently was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Church. A former member of the Fifty Plus Club, Ladies Club, Epworth Methodist Fifty Plus Club and A.A.R.P.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Earl Madison Phillips Sr., her first husband, William Edward Hutcherson, and a granddaughter: Theresa Fraley.

Survivors include her daughters: Margaret Helen Fraley (Bobby) and Carolyn Marie Schaefer (of Richmond); 5 grandchildren David Fraley (Debbie), Jodi Fraley (Fiancee Eddie), Sandra Braham (Kenneth), Fred Schaefer (Leigh) and Lynn Marie Duvall (David); 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday March 23, 2011 at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy., with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be Tuesday 3 – 8 PM. Expressions of Sympathy: Mass of the Air.

The Family would like thank all of her physicians, nurses at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, Susie Briley and all her other loving caregivers.

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