Obituaries April 4 to April 11 (Continued)

Elizabeth Salchli Lillis
Elizabeth Salchli Lillis

LOUISVILLE — Elizabeth Salchli Lillis, 82, of Louisville, formerly of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in the Eastern Star Home in Louisville. She was born in Frankfort, Ky., February 27, 1929, to the late John Fred and Elsie Katherine Snow Salchli. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Richmond Public Schools, a member of Sand Hill Christian Church and of the Richmond Chapter # 438, OES.

She was the widow of John L. Lillis, who preceded her in death on September 27, 1966. Mrs. Lillis is survived by: one daughter, Mary Lynn Lillis of Louisville; two sons, Dr. John Lillis (Gail) of San Diego, Calif., and Joe Lillis (Susan) of Richmond, Ky.; two brothers, Stan Salchli (Mildred) of Frankfort, Ky., and Eugene “Tuney” Salchli (Ann) of Florence, Ky.; five grandchildren, including one special granddaughter, Kate Osman; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Eastern Star Services for Mrs. Lillis will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Geraldine C. Upton

BEREA — Geraldine C. Upton, 85, widow of J. Paul Upton, of Berea, Ky., and Trinity, Fla., passed away April 4, 2011, at Life Care Center in New Port Richey, Fla.

Mrs. Upton is survived by: her children, Dennis (Pat) Upton of Tampa, Fla., Jacqueline U. Gabbard of Lexington, Teresa (Mike) Davis of Cynthiana, Jennifer (Ron) McIntosh of Berea, Tamara U. Connor of Lexington, and Jim (Brenda) Upton of Berea; brothers, Maurice Maxwell of Michigan, and Bill Maxwell of Tennessee; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her son-in-law, Ralph Gabbard; and granddaughter, Amy Gabbard.

Geri raised her family in Berea and retired to Florida with her husband in 1989. She lived life to the fullest by playing golf daily, playing cards, knitting baby sweaters, and enjoying her family and friends.

The funeral for Mrs. Upton will be Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the Berea United Methodist Church where she was a member. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour Saturday at the church. The Reverend Clyde David Burberry and the Rev. Gary Rowan will officiate. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to: the Berea United Methodist Church, 101 Fee Street, Berea, Kentucky 40403, or to the charity of one””s choice. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jordan Mathew Weatherly

BEREA — Jordan Mathew Weatherly, 42, of Berea, Ky., and native of London, Ky., the husband of Susan W. Weatherly, died Monday. Graveside services and burial will be in London, Ky.

Mary McIntyre

Mary Frances Shouse McIntyre passed away April 2, 2011. She was 92. Frances was preceded in her death by: her parents, Lottie and Robert E. Shouse; and her son, Donald McIntyre.

Frances is survived by: her son, Charles Henry McIntyre of Berea, Ky.; and her grandchildren, Melinda J. McIntyre of Boulder, Co., Charles B. McIntyre of Lexington, Ky., Donald R. McIntyre of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Terri Frances Greenburg of Merritt Island, Fla., and their children. Frances is also survived by: Sharon Brown Brooks and her family of Louisville, Ky. Frances had many nieces and nephews with their families, who will also miss her. Frances was a much loved grandmother, friend and mother. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family. Davis and Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Cynthia Hall Shanks
Cynthia ””Teeny”” Shanks

RICHMOND — Cynthia “Teeny” Hall Shanks, 77, of Richmond, widow of Eugene Shanks, Sr., died peacefully in her home Thursday, April 7, 2011. Cynthia was a loving and caring homemaker and a retired farmer. Mrs. Shanks lived in Fayette County with her husband while they farmed and raised their family before moving to Madison County where she lived until her death.

Cynthia was an avid fisherman and was well known for the amazing meals she so lovingly prepared for her family and friends. In addition to her husband, Eugene, Sr., she was preceded in death by: her parents, Andrew and Lucinda Hall; a granddaughter, Adriane Lou Frohardt; and a son who died at birth. She was also preceded in death by: her sisters, Lucille Elza, Doris Shanks, Barbara Begley, Evelyn Begley Carrie Lamb and Ethel Marcum; and a brother, Andrew Jackson Hall Jr.

Survivors include: one son, Eugene (Janet) Shanks, Jr.; daughters, Vivian (Ron) Frohardt and Charlene Young; five grandchildren, Galen Shanks, Jason Shanks, April Frohardt, Amanda (Buster) Dargavell and Ashie (Mark) Jackson; two great-grandchildren, Alexander Shanks and Briar Dargavell; two stepgrandchildren, Ashley Obergfell and Lauren Kilgore; sister, Shirley Gooch; brothers, Carl “Tommy” Hall, Robert “Lum” Hall and Kenneth Hall, as well as many other family members and friends.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with George W. Hall, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Galen Shanks, Bobby Wayne Hall, Duane Hall, Clinton Hall, George W. Hall Sr., and Dennis Horn. Honorary bearers will be Tommy Hall, Lum Hall, Kenneth Hall, Gilbert Edgington, Charles Edgington, Marvin Cottrell and Robert King.

Winfield Cyrus “Winn” Brassfield

RICHMOND — Winfield Cyrus “Winn” Brassfield, 80, widower of Rosanne Brassfield, entered the Gates of Heaven on Thursday, April 7, 2011. Born in Palio, Kan., he was the son of the late Christopher and Mary Brassfield. Winn was a retired engineer of IBM, a Korean War veteran and a member of the First Church of God. Survivors include a son, Steven (Beverly) Brassfield, and three daughters, Sharon Vrolijk, Sheila (Don) Edwards, and Melody Struk, five grandchildren, Veronica Vrolijk (Michael) Camacho, Kris Vrolijk, Michael Struk, Joe Struk and Lauren Winn Brassfield; and four great grandchildren, Jacob Vrolijk, Victoria Rose Camacho, Xavier Camacho adn Emma Abell.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Burial will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, April 11 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 463 East Main Street, Lexington. Funeral service at First Chirch of God, 505 Kingston Road, Lexington at 3 p.m. with visitation one hour before service.

Karrol Switzer
Mr. Karrol Lee Switzer

BEREA — Karrol Lee Switzer, 78, of Augusta Drive, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011, in his home. Mr. Switzer was born September 14, 1932, to Robert and Lucille McCauley Switzer. He had worked as a manager for the White Hall Water District and the Milford Water Company for 12 years and as a consultant for the Madison County Water District. He also served as the manager of Frisch’s on the Bypass for 17 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the 7th Armed Division and 899th Tank Battalion. Mr. Switzer enjoyed farming and his favorite hobby was dove hunting.

Survivors include: his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Williams Switzer; three sons, Karrol Thomas Switzer (wife, Kathy) of Richmond, Tim Switzer (wife, Oretta) of Simpsonsville, Ky., and Roy Switzer (wife, Yulanda) of Richmond; his daughter, Elizabeth Wright (husband, Wade) of Richmond; two brothers, Charlie Switzer (wife, Judy) and Bobby Switzer (wife Marabeth); two sisters, LuMary Pulliam (husband, Royce) and Anne VonGruenigen (husband, Herbert); nine grandchildren, Kristina, Karrol Lee, Dustin, Ashton, Latisha, Laura, Landon, Samantha and Drew. In addition to his parents, Mr. Switzer was also preceded in death by: his daughter, Laura Marchelle Switzer; and his brother, Robert Switzer, Jr.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at the Red House Baptist Church, 2301 Red House Rd., Richmond, with the Rev. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in the Battle Grove Cemetery in Cynthiana, Ky. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Mike Pearson, Bobby Walters, Gordy Hall, Danny Turner, Scott Jackson, Benny Ray Edwards, Tommy Hawkins and Ronnie Ginter. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Lamp Lighters Sunday School Class of First Baptist church.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Dr., Berea, KY 40403; or the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY 40475.

Inez Benge Maupin

BEREA — Inez Benge Maupin, 82, of Berea, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011. She was born June 19, 1928, to the late John & Grace Benge of Madison County.

She is survived by: her husband, Robert F. Maupin; three sons, Robert Faris Maupin III (Marsha) of Berea, John F. Maupin (Kathy) of Richmond, and Harold S. Maupin (Susan) of Berea; two sisters, Geneva Ray and Lena Pennington of Berea; two sisters-in-laws, Mable Benge of Berea and Barbara Maupin of Richmond; nine grandchildren, Meghann Skeese (Anthony) of Ashland, Ky., Jessica Lakes (Wesley) of Berea, Ky., Kimberly Maupin and Jennifer Maupin of Richmond, Emily Maupin, Ben Maupin, Molly Maupin, Lucas Maupin and Cody Maupin, all of Berea; along with five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: one son, William Clay Maupin; and her brother, Harold Benge.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She touched numerous lives through her years as an educator for the Madison County Board of Education, having taught at Kingston and Foley Middle Schools. She was a member of Whites Memorial Presbyterian Church for many years.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Todd Moberly and the Rev. Truman Geeslin officiating. Burial will follow in Madison Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be her nephews: Monty Pennington, George Pennington, Chris Clark, Harold Rome Ray, Chad Perkins, and Charles Ray. Honorary pallbearers will be Ben Maupin, Lucas Maupin, Cody Maupin, Kendall Maupin, John Hayden Maupin and Logan Lakes.

Eula Isaacs Estridge
Eula Isaacs Estridge

BEREA — Eula Isaacs Estridge, 90, of Berea died Friday, April 8, 2011 at the Terrace Nursing and Rehab Center. She was a lifelong resident of Madison County, born Oct. 14, 1920, daughter of the late C. C. and Eva Oglesby Isaacs, retired Director of Berea College Credit Union and member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include 3 children, Doug (Corinna) Estridge, Donna (Stan) Campbell, Glenn (Liz Habermann) Estridge; 3 grandchildren, Ian Estridge Campbell, 2nd LT Peter Estridge,USMC, Danielle Estridge; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Abijah Gilbert Estridge; 5 siblings, Deward Isaacs, Lillian Hurst, Roy Isaacs, Ora Isaacs, Otis Isaacs.

Funeral Service 2:00 PM Monday, April 11, 2011 at Reppert Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation noon Monday until service time.

Odella Stacy

BEREA — Odella Stacy, 77, of Berea, wife of Leo Stacy, passed away early Saturday morning, April 9, 2011, in her home. Born in Richmond, Ky., July 3, 1933, she was the daughter of the late June Ollie and Rhoda Barnes VanWinkle. She was a retired office manager for Rose””s Department Store and a member of the Faith Baptist Church of Richmond, where she had served as Secretary for 30 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her husband, Leo, she is survived by: one daughter, Trina Stacy Stone of Madison County; one son, Johnny Stacy (Rhonda) of Richmond; two grandchildren, Carly Jo Stacy and Caleb Stacy Stone. Other survivors include: two sisters, Jean Rollins and Carol Langford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: a son, Charles Leo Stacy III; two brothers, Ben and Nathan VanWinkle; and three sisters, Stella V. Gay, Gladys VanWinkle and Geneva V. Alexander.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Pastor Daniel Bottrell officiating. Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Sean Langford, EB Stacy, Jack Tribble, David Tribble, Paul Jones and Eugene Wiseman. Bill Griffith will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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