Jessie Lynn Poynter Lakes 63 of Berea, passed away at the University of Kentucky Medical Center March 30, 2011. Born March 8, 1948 she is preceded in death by her parents Jesse and Margaret Poynter, one son James Matthew Anderson, sisters Louise Spillman, Edna Hunt and Ruby Humphrey and one brother Doug Poynter.
She is survived by her husband Ken Lakes, one son Kenneth Mark (Lori) Anderson, step-daughter Sherri Lakes (Roger) Banta, grandsons Mark Anderson, Matthew Kraig Anderson, James Christian Anderson and granddaughter Mary Lynn Anderson. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Lynn loved to cook and often prepared and took meals to friends and neighbors. She was an avid gardener and always looked forward to “canning time”. Jessie Lynn Lakes will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Graveside services will be 11 am Sunday April 3, 2011 at Mance Cemetery in Garrard County with Pastor Arthur Carlton Hunt officiating. Visitation will be Saturday evening from 6-9 pm at Lakes Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be Christian Anderson, Kraig Anderson, Mark Anderson, Freddie Humphrey, Brad Poynter, Thomas Proffitt, Jr. and Lonnie Dean Spillman. Honorary bearers will be Robert Walker, David Singleton, Ronald Held, Cliff Moore, Mark Buttry, Morris White, Gary Halstead and nephews.
Harold E. Calico
Harold E. Calico, 85, of Berea, died suddenly Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at his residence of an apparent heart attack. He was a lifelong resident of Berea born April 25, 1925, son of the late Eugene and Ethel Kidwell Calico, retired Berea College Bakery employee, retired Cardinal Grocery employee, member of Wallaceton Baptist Church and attended Berea Baptist Church.
Survivors include 3 children, Larry (Carolyn) Calico, Gary (Barbara) Calico, Brenda Middleton; 2 siblings, Avis Wallace, Allen Calico; 9 grandchildren, Joey, Jeffery, Jaclyn, Christy, Brian, James, Machelle, Tracy, Karen; 9 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Edna Pearl Ogg Calico; 3 sisters, Edna Taylor, Dorothy McCracken, Bernice Calico; 1 son-in-law, Gary Middleton.
Funeral Service 2:00 PM Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Reppert Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Slemp officiating. Burial will follow in Robinson Cemetery in Garrard County. Visitation 6:00 to 9:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Dora Rader Barker
RICHMOND — Dora June Rader Barker, 95, of Richmond, died of cancer at about 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 27, 2011, in the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Dora was born June 13, 1915, in Burning Springs, Ky., to Elisha S. Rader and Ollie Ponder Rader. Dora’s mother died, at age 38, when Dora was four months old. After her mother’s death, Dora lived with her grandmother, Mary Susan Clark, until her father remarried the following year.
Dora was raised by her father and stepmother, Polly Casteel Rader, in Burning Springs, and attended elementary school there. She then attended boarding school at Annville Institute in Annville from 1931 to 1934, and Berea Academy in Berea from 1935 until 1938.
After graduating from Berea Academy, Dora moved to Coxsackie, N.Y., and lived for several months with her sister Lucy. Dora then moved to Chicago and lived for a few months with her sister Margaret. Dora then returned to Berea and married Bert C. Barker in the fall of 1939.
After the wedding, the couple lived first in Richmond, where Dora worked as a waitress and her husband worked for JC Penney Co. The following year, 1940, the couple returned to Berea, where Dora’s husband worked at the Berea College Store. In 1942, they moved to Akron, Ohio, where Dora’s husband worked for Goodyear Rubber Co. Their first child, Andrew, was born there in 1943.
Three months after Andrew’s birth, Dora’s husband was drafted into the Army, where he served in France and Germany in World War II. While her husband was in the Army, Dora lived near the Fort Benning Army base in Columbus, Ga. The couple’s second child, Bert Edward, was born in the Fort Benning Army hospital while Dora’s husband was serving overseas.
Dora’s husband was discharged from the Army in 1946, and the couple moved back to Berea, where they lived for the next 39 years. In Berea, Dora’s husband worked again at the Berea College Store, went into partnership on a grocery store, and then operated his own clothing store.
Dora kept house, raised four children and did clothing alterations for her husband’s store. Her many interests included growing plants and flowers, investigating herbal medicine and researching family history. In 1985, after Dora’s husband retired, the couple moved to Winchester and lived there for 17 years. Dora’s husband died in Winchester in 1997, at age 82. In 2002, Dora moved from Winchester into an assisted living facility, St. Andrews Retirement Community in Richmond, where she lived until recently.
Dora is survived : three children, Andrew A. Barker (wife Barsha) of Richmond, Bert E. Barker of Cumming, Ga., and Shirley Barker Amburgey of Winchester. She also is survived by: four grandchildren, Winter S. Barker of Richmond, Hunter C. Barker of Richmond, Alison N. Barker of Baton Rouge, La., and Christel E. Amburgey-Franklin (husband Jon) of Denver, Colo. In addition, she is survived by: two daughters-in-law, Barsha Hodges Barker (wife of Andrew) of Richmond and Peggy Ripley Barker (wife of Paul) of Rockville, Md.
Dora was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Crittenden Barker, 2/14/97, age 82; and son, Paul Douglas Barker, 12/10/04, age 56. She was also preceded in death by her seven siblings, Mary Rader Day, 4/9/68; Martha Rader, 5/11/12; age 12; Carlo May Rader, 2/2/76; Margaret (“Marge”) Rader Scott, 1/31/99; Lucy Rader Lindsay, 10/27/69; Andrew Ross Rader, 7/9/79; Laura Rader, 2/14/23, age 12; and her two half-brothers, Herman S. Rader, DOD unavailable; and John E. (“Harold”) Rader, 1974.
Private services for family at Lakes Funeral Home in McKee. Dora will be buried Friday, April 1, beside her husband, and near her sister Margaret, in Liberty Cemetery in Egypt, Ky.
Glasgow — Olive Maxie Holloway, 86, of Glasgow died peacefully in her home surrounded by her children Monday, March 28, 2011. Born July 1, 1924, in Wayne County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Lenora Bessie Correll and Scott Carter. She was the devoted wife of the late James G. Holloway.
Maxie worked at Production Credit Association for 15 years, and then she worked by her husband”s side at Glasgow Building Supply. She was a member of South Green St. Church of Christ. Maxie lived her life with quiet grace and humility. She was an avid reader with a keen interest in politics. She made beautiful hand stitched quilts, creative needlepoint pieces and unforgettable memories for her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, James Holloway; and her sister, Laura Mae Bagby. She was the beloved mother of Wanda (Marvin) Mabry of Somerset, Drs. Rhonda (Ben) Cormney of Richmond, and Jim (Janet) Holloway of Glasgow; the adored grandmother of Greg Bushong of Somerset, Kyle Cormney of Washington, D.C., Gabe Cormney of Bowling Green, Regan Olivia Cormney of Lexington and Wesley and Cameron Holloway of Glasgow; and the great-grandmother of Hannah and Conner Bushong.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 1, 2011, at South Green St. Church of Christ with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Monroe County. Visitation will be at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home on Thursday beginning at 10 a.m. and Friday at the Church from 9 a.m. until time for the service.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Clodeen Dell Smoot
Clodeen “Chloe” Dell Prater Smoot, 33, of Miller Dr., wife of Byron Smoot, passed away, Sunday March 27, 2011 at her home. She was a native of Prestonsburg, KY, a certified medical assistant at White House Clinic and attended the First Baptist Church.
Other than her husband Byron, she is survived by her parents, Paul and Tealie Spears Prater Sr. of Prestonsburg, KY, three step-daughters, Savannah Khristian Smoot, Sydney Katherine Smoot both of Richmond and Hallee Elizabeth Smoot of Lexington, KY, four brothers, Paul Prater, Shawn Prater, both of Lexington, Randy Prater of Spring Hills, FL, Brian Prater of Prestonsburg. She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Nona Smoot of Williamsburg, KY, two brothers-in law, Michael Smoot of Cincinnati, OH, Noble Smoot Jr. of Covington, KY; six sisters-in-law, Vivian Johnson of Jellico, TN, Virginia Dave of Mooresville, NC, Carol Lunce of Williamsburg, KY, Janice Mays of Covington, KY, Omega Carson of London, KY and Hattie Sears of Richmond, KY. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, as well as, special friends, Joanne and Junior Whitaker.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Lynn West, Greb Thomas, Chaz Martin, Lawrence Weathers, Rob Hart, Mike Smoot and Mike Jones.