Obituaries October 31 to November 7, 2011 (continued)

Lucille Mae Dyehouse

Lucille Mae Dyehouse

RICHMOND — Lucille Mae Dyehouse, 87, widow of William Dyehouse, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2011. She was born in Madison County, Ky., on Sept. 16, 1924, the daughter of Thomas and Maggie Lewis Johnson. She was a former secretary/receptionist for Pattie A. Clay Hospital and retired from Eastern Kentucky University. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church and the Pattie A. Clay Auxiliary.

Survivors include her daughter, Pat Vencill, of Lexington; her son, Billy Dyehouse (Beverly), of Richmond; three grandchildren, Dean Vencill (Shelley), of Richmond, Valarie Brewer (Eddie), of Richmond and Sydney Dyehouse, of Charleston, SC; four great-grandchildren, Katlyn Vencill, of Nicholasville, Jackson Brewer, Abby Brewer and Lynde Vencill, all of Richmond; three sisters, Elsie King, of Berea, Katie Truett, of Greer, S.C., and Mildred Curtsinger, of Round Rock, Texas; a special friend, Nancy Bogie Kenner.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Cliff Chrisman officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Shirley Aubel

Shirley Aubel

Mrs. Shirley Aubel age 69, of Mt.Vernon died Friday November 4, 2011 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. She was born on July 30, 1942 in Hazard, KY the daughter of the late Jesse and Frances Jameson Campbell. She was a homemaker, enjoyed fishing, hunting, canning, gardening, and was a member of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors are: two sons; Randy Aubel of Cumming, GA, and Rodney Aubel of Rockford, MN. One daughter; Mischelle Aubel of Greenville, TN. Four brothers; Paul Campell of Mt.Vernon, Ronald Campbell of Villa Vista, KY, and K.L. and Charles Dana Campbell both of Hazard, KY. Four sisters; Ruth Frank of Cincinnati, Margaret Robbins of Orlando, KY, Agnes Parnell of Mt.Vernon, and Cathy Sears of Knightstown, IN. Seven grandchildren, and several nieces & nephews also survive.

Bro. Jack Bruce

Bro. Jack Bruce

Bro. Jack Bruce, 88 of Mt. Vernon, passed away peacefully at his home, in the company of loving family and friends on November 1, 2011. He was born on July 3, 1923 in Bardo, Harlan County, Kentucky, son of the late James Andrew and Nancy Ann Jackson Bruce, he was married on Sept. 14, 1941, to Betty Jean Higgins Bruce, who passed away in 2002. He is survived by their five children: Dickie Bruce (Alisa) of Somerset; Peggy King (Jessie) of Crittenden; Alyce Morgan (Don) of Ft. Myers, FLA; Nancy Hale (John) of Mt. Vernon; and Jacki Benton of Bardstown. He is also survived by his second wife, Arretta Lee Bruce, and her sons, Ron Lee (Jackie) and Tim Lee (Vicky.) He was preceded in death by an infant son, Timmy Bruce. Bro. Jack is respectfully and lovingly survived by 12 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Other survivors include three half-brothers, Curtis Bruce and Conley Bruce of Oneida, TN, and Clifford Bruce of Shepherdsville, KY.

Bro. Bruce attended Cumberland Grade and High School in Cumberland, KY. He held graduation certificates in Mechanical Engineering from the General Motors Corporation Training School, Flint, Michigan, and in Business Administration from Fugazzi Business College, Lexington, KY. Before answering the call to full-time Gospel Ministry, he worked 7 years as a Service Manager for Black Motor Company in Cumberland, KY and Long Buick Company in Shelbyville, KY. After accepting the call to preach, he attended Seminary Extension classes through Campbellsville College and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Licensed to preach the Gospel on

Oct. 5, 1949, and ordained to the Work of the Gospel Ministry on Feb. 24, 1952, for over six decades Bro. Bruce was actively involved in all facets of the Southern Baptist Convention including local, state, national, and international ministries by serving as pastor of thirteen churches in Kentucky, Ohio, and Florida, as well as Associational Missionary and Director of Missions for the Kentucky Baptist Convention”s Freedom Association and Rockcastle Association of Kentucky Baptists. Bro. Bruce was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Sacred Ministry from the Great Commission Theological Seminary.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Jack Bruce Scholarship Fund, established by the Rockcastle Association of Kentucky Baptists in honor of Bro. Bruce”s servant ministry and to assist ministerial students attending Clear Creek Baptist College in Pineville, Kentucky. Contributions to the Jack Bruce Scholarship Fund may be made directly to the Kentucky Baptist Foundation, P.O. Box 436389, Louisville, KY 40253-6389 or through the Rockcastle Association of Kentucky Baptists, P.O. Box 446, Mt. Vernon, KY 40456.

Betsy Agee Brewer

Betsy Brewer

Betsy Agee Brewer, 79, widow of Russell “Sonny” Brewer, passed away Monday, October 31, 2011. She was born on October 20, 1932, in Madison County, Ky., the daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth Scott Agee. She was a retired employee of Westinghouse/ Phillips Lighting, a member of the YMCA, and a member of Community Christian Church.

Survivors include: her son, Mike Brewer (Sharon) of Richmond; two grandsons, Shawn and Tyler Brewer; a sister, Jewell Britton (Barry) of Lexington; two nieces, Yvonne “Kitten” Hackworth and Diane Redfern; two nephews, Terry Hackworth and Joey Lucas; and a special friend, Jeanette Reynolds.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Harry Hebert officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Bob Herbst, Ronnie Scott, Ken Scott, Gilbert Miller, Raymond Anderson, Charles Lamb, Colby Arnold, Jr., and Jeffrey Benton. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Madison High School Class of 1950.

Lester Willis

RICHMOND — Lester Willis, 80, passed away Monday morning in the Compassionate Care Center. Mr. Willis was born in Madison County on January 13, 1931, the son of the late James and Huldie Alexander Willis. He was a retired farm laborer and attended the Cartersville Holiness Church. He was the widower of Sudie Gross Willis.

Survivors include his daughter: Betty Sue Miller; one granddaughter: Elizabeth Faith Miller; caregivers: John and Mary Winkler Isaacs; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Alcorn and Rev. James Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Ricky Raider, Jason Isaacs, Chris Gullette, Randall Callihan, Justin Raider and Bobby Masters.

Phyllis Ann Agee

Phyllis Ann Clines Agee

Phyllis Ann Clines Agee, 62, of Richmond, passed away Monday, October 31, 2011 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond.

She was born on July 7, 1949, in Russell County, Virginia, to Luther “Tick” and Lela Agnes Hodge Clines, both of who preceded her in death. She was raised and lived in Richmond. Phyllis was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God. Phyllis had a passion for gardening and loved being outdoors with family and friends. Her love for them was shown everyday.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Agee of Richmond; one daughter, Kenya Pearson (Robby) of Richmond; two sons, Keith Allen Agee (Daronda) and Marty Wayne Agee, both of Richmond; three sisters, Sondra Brandenburg, Paula Alcorn (Lewis) and Kim Broaddus; two brothers, Johnny Clines (Loretta) and Clay Clines (Janet). She also leaves her grandchildren, Derek Keith Agee, Jessica Lynn Agee, Austin Agee, Brittanee Agee, Keith Agee Jr., Dalton Agee, Kayla Agee, Trace Sharp and Reese Sharp; one great-grandchild, Alexis McIntosh; her mother-in-law, Mildred Agee and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Allen Clines Nuckolls.

Services for Phyllis Agee will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Edwin Lainhart officiating. Visitation will be from 5 – 9 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Brandenburg Jr., John Clines III, Jeremiah Clines, Joshua Clines, Bradley Ashcraft, Jayson Nuckolls and Scotty Nuckolls. Honorary bearers will be Dalton Agee and Derek Agee.

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