Obituaries September 22 – 29, 2013

Wayne Owens
Wayne Owens

Wayne Owens

Wayne Owens age 66, husband of Connie Croucher Owens, died Wednesday Sept. 25, 2013 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Wayne was a retired Owner-operator with KC Transportation, and was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon KY. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents Herbert Lloyd and Lucille Anglin Owens and a son Jeffery Wayne Owens.

Wayne is survived by his wife Connie Owens, his sons Rick (Angel) Owens, and Scott (Angela) Owens, his siblings Ronnie (Connie) Owens, Diane Sears, Jerry (Debbie) Owens, Teresa Allen, Keith (Bridget) Owens, Sam (Kathy) Owens, his grandchildren: Riley and Avery Owens, and Madison and Lilly Owens, and his step mother Lois Owens.

Funeral services for Wayne will be Saturday Sept. 28, 2013 at 11:00 am at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Owens officiating. Burial will be in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-9 pm at Lakes Funeral Home.

Julian Burton Jr.

Julian Burton Jr., 59, affectionately known as “Jay,” passed away Friday, September 27, 2013. He was born on January 4, 1954, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of the late Julian and Edith Smith Burton.

Jay was a former resident of Poosey Ridge in Madison County and was a member of the Salem Christian Church.

He was a special person with a very loving personality. He never saw a stranger and loved his family and friends. He loved animals and enjoyed nature. Jay was a happy man who could find much joy in the simple things of life.

Survivors include: one brother, Ross Burton of Indianapolis, Ind.; three sisters, Darlene Yarnell (Jerry) of Greencastle, Ind., Sandra Jane Glover (Dennis) of Tennessee and Madonna Lynn Thompson, of Lebanon, Ind.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Carol Hennis.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, West Main Street, with Johny Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the home.

Jeffery E. Burns

Jeffery E. Burns, 56, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Baptist Health – Richmond, following a long illness. He was born, July 28, 1957, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Earl and Jo Ann (Bruner) Burns, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a painter and former employee of Simpson & Company of Nicholasville.

Jeff is survived by his loving wife, Lorena (Tipton) Burns of Richmond; one daughter, Amanda Jo Burns of Richmond; one sister, Lisa Wenczel and husband Chris and their son, Shawn, of Long Island, NY; and four grandchildren, Emily Nicole Burns, Natalie Jo Delaney, Olivia M. Delaney and Charly Delaney.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Marshall Jerome “Romey” Burns.

Funeral service for Jeff will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Barnes officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery at Waco. Visitation will be from 5 – 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Mike Russell, Marshall Robinson, Shelby Hunter, Danny Ray, Ricky Howell, and Yogi Howell.

Charles Gentry Burns
Charles Gentry Burns

Charles Gentry Burns

Charles Gentry Burns, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2013 at his home at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Shirley Combs Burns. Charles was born on May 30, 1934 in Madison County, and was the son of Gentry and Maggie Rose Burns.

He served in the United States Army and later retired from IBM. Charles was a well-known local, national, and international clogging instructor for more than 35 years. He taught in such places as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Czech Republic. Charles was a member of Red House Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by: two children: Kimberly (Keith “Bo”) Caudill, of Richmond, and Kevin Burns, of London, KY; four grandchildren, Zachary Caudill, of Chicago, IL, and Lee, Logan, and Emily Caudill, all of Richmond; one brother, Randol (Barbara) Burns; five sisters, Jeanette Holland, Rosetta Baker, Georgia “Bunny” (Earl) Rhodus, and Jimmie (Billy Ray) Murphy, all of Richmond, and Helen (Jack) Harrison, of Ashland, KY; several nieces and nephews; his extended family, and his clogging family and friends.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert Burns.

Funeral services for Charles Burns will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6:00- 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the home.

Pallbearers will be Zachary Caudill, Lee Caudill, Logan Caudill, Emily Caudill, Tim Burns, and Doug Rhodus. Honorary pallbearers will be Greg Murphy, Neil Burns, Michael Burns, Matt Burns, and special friend, David Smith.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.

Fred Edward Coffey
Fred Edward Coffey

Fred Edward Coffey

Fred Edward Coffey, 78, of Richmond, passed away Friday, September 26, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. He was born November 30, 1934, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, to Leonard and Grace (Richmond) Coffey, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was a retired union carpenter and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ LDS of Richmond. Fred enjoyed spending time at the Horizon Adult Healthcare Center.

Survivors include his loving wife, Alice Christine (Bullen) Coffey of Richmond; one daughter, Christine Bristow (Andrew “Skeeter”) Bristow of Richmond; six sons, Edward Coffey (Lisa) of Frankfort, Bobby Coffey (Shirley) of Jacksonville, FL, Noel Coffey (Crystal) of Brockton, MA, Billy Coffey (Debbie) of Carlisle, KY, Steven Coffey (Debbie) of Statham, GA, and Matthew Coffey (Laura) of Richmond, KY.

Other survivors include two sisters, Berthie Gibson of Berea, and Mary Roulerson of Jasper, FL; two brothers, Rev. Clyde Coffey and Paul Coffey of Berea; his grandchildren, Sgt. Andrew Bristow, Jr., Stephanie, Elaine, Michelle, Eddie, Ryan, Tyler, Catie, Bobbie May, Sarah, Bobbie Jr., Chuck, Nora Jean, Kent, Cory, Jimmy, Steven, Christopher, Tara Lynn, Kaitlynn, and Amanda; 29 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one grandchild, Jamie Lynn; one brother, James Coffey, and two sisters, Noami Hall and Dorothy Newman.

Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, with Bishop Jeff Greff officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Millie R. Turner

Millie R. Turner, 99, formerly of Richmond, widow of Jerry E. Turner, passed away Thursday morning, September 26, 2013 at Hospitality Home East in Xenia, Ohio. She was born June 1, 1914 in Madison County, Kentucky to Sam Ross and Betty Turner, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a member of the Richmond Predestinarian Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, Jerry, and her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Cunningham, four brothers, four sisters, and one grandson, Edward G. Berryman, Sr.

Mrs. Turner is survived by three great-grandchildren, Genna Caldwell (Kevin), Dion Berryman (Donissa), and Edward G. Berryman, Jr. as well as, one niece Una Florence Miller.

Services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the Richmond Predestinarian Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Camp Nelson National Cemetery, in Jessamine County. Visitation will be after 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

Deborah F. Singer

Deborah F. Singer, 57, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at the Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville. A resident of the Hazelwood Center in Louisville, she was born on March 25, 1956, in Richmond, Kentucky.

Survivors include: her mother, Wanda Harvey Ray of Richmond; a half-brother, Billy P. “Shorty” Ray of Richmond; uncles John Singer, Bill Singer, Glen Singer, Randall Harvey and Wendell Harvey; aunts Irene Jordan, Christine Agee and Wauleeta Reynolds. She is also survived by several cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her father, David F. Singer.

A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at the Richmond Cemetery, 606 East Main Street, Richmond, Kentucky, with Chaplain Eddie McDonald officiating.

The family would like to thank all current and former staff of the Hazelwood Center for the love and kindness shown to Deborah.

The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, 328 West Main St., Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.

Marvin T. McWhorter
Marvin T. McWhorter

Marvin T. McWhorter

Marvin T. McWhorter, 45, husband of Carla Isaacs McWhorter, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in Richmond at the Compassionate Care Center. Marvin was an employee at Hitachi Manufacturing and a member of the Silver Creek Baptist Church.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Carla Isaacs McWhorter, his parents Marvin G. and Diane Clark McWhorter, his children Monica Lynn McWhorter and Mindy Elaine McWhorter, a brother Patrick Scotty WcWhorter, and sisters Trina (Albert) Payne, Susan (Richard) Baker, Crystal (Gene) Erwin, Amy McWhorter, and grandson, Noven Thomas McWhorter.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Silver Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Hisle and Rev. Jack Martin. Burial will be in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at Silver Creek Baptist Church from 6 to 9 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Hardin Gibbons, Dallas Gibbons, Cody Baker, Gene Erwin, Ben Coffey and Ethan Payne.

Arrangements handled by Lakes Funeral Home.

Charles Edwin Wiley

Charles Edwin Wiley passed away at Telford Terrace, Richmond, Kentucky, on Friday, September 20, 2013. Charles was born November 25, 1915, on the family farm, Beechwood Springs, Owen County, Ky.

His parents were Bloomfield Wiley and Kate Fitzgerald Wiley. His siblings were: Lula (Raymond) Dickey; E. Robert (Wilhelmina); E. Conn (Christine); Elzora Susan (Laurel) Cobb; Snoda Trimble (Gale) Templin; and Davis, who all preceded him in death.

He married Anna Doreatha Kerby, and they enjoyed 58 years together until her death in 2000. He is survived by their two daughters, Kate Marie (Philip) Bartok and Susan Ann (Peter) Conrick.

He had four grandchildren, Anna Bartok, Alyssa Bartok, James (Kiri) Conrick and Patrick Conrick.

Charles graduated from Owenton High School. He attended Georgetown College on a basketball scholarship and then the University of Kentucky for a semester before entering the military. He received his B.A. from San Diego State University.

A major in the U.S. Air Force, he was a veteran of World War II, the Korean Conflict and the beginning of the Vietnam War.

He also was a history and English teacher in the Los Angeles School District. He was a lifelong learner, athlete and dedicated family man.

Charles was a man of faith and integrity who touched the hearts of those who knew and loved him. He greatly appreciated the wonderful care and attention he received while living at McCready Manor and Telford Terrace in Richmond, Ky.

His funeral will be September 27 at Oakwood Cemetery in Chatsworth, California.

William Millard Scott

William Millard “Bill” Scott, 77, of Daytona, Florida, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at the Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona, after a long illness. He was born October 23, 1935, in Richmond, Kentucky, to Lawrence C. and Nila Blanche (Todd) Scott, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was a retired employee of Bob Space Racers, a U. S. Army veteran and was of the Christian faith.

Survivors include four sisters, Katie Fleenor (Jim) of Richmond, Ruth Klatte of Frankfort, Lorraine “Doodle” Scott and Wanda Scott, both also of Richmond; one brother, Kenneth Scott (Sandy) of Richmond; nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Bill also leaves special friends, Chuck and Kandi Lee and children, of Port Orange, and caregiver, Vickie Young.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Frankie Scott Johns and one brother, Elmer Scott.

Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Rev. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Robert Earl Parks
Robert Earl Parks

Robert Earl Parks

Robert Earl Parks, husband of Vickie Parks, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at the St. Joseph Hospital-Berea, Kentucky. Born May 2, 1956, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he was a mailroom slicer at Xerox Company for many years. Robert was a proud veteran, having served honorably with the United States Marines.

Survivors include: his wife, Vickie Parks; two sons, Robbie Parks and Flemon Lakes; five sisters, Amanda Parks Bell, Stephanie Parks, Lisa Johnson, Tammy Fowler and Nancy Johnson; and numerous grandchildren

Funeral services for Robert Earl Parks will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, September 27, 2013, at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, Kentucky. Burial will follow in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Dwight Johnson, Cedric Hale and Jason Robinson.

Milfred Ogle
Milfred Ogle

Milfred R. Ogle

Milfred R. “Yogi” Ogle, 76, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at his home. Mr. Ogle was born in Albertsville, Alabama on September 20, 1937 to Joel J. and Lillie Nelson Ogle.

He was a retired farmer and had worked for the James C. Todd Construction Company. Later in life, he enjoyed wood working and spending time on his mower. He had attended the Liberty Chapel Church.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Carpenter Ogle; two sons: Carl Ogle and wife Vickie and James Milfred Ogle and wife Terry; three daughters: Donna Ogle, Loretta Cameron and husband Mike and Glenna Whalen and husband Mike, all of Richmond; 18 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter: Lillie Ann Ogle; his step-daughter: Sarah Jane Ogle; three brothers: Carl Ogle, Alfred Ogle and Vince Ogle and three sisters: Inez Shelton, Evelyn Jones and Audie Burgess.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, West Main St, with Bro. Kenneth Bishop officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 10:00 A.M. Friday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be: Randy Fryer, Michael Pensol, Gary Pensol, Jr., Mickie Ogle, Jessie Ogle and Joseph Ogle. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jimmy Ogle, Carl Ogle and Robert Ogle.

Robert Lee Kersey

Robert Lee “Hook” Kersey, 61, of Irvine, husband of Wilma Carol Cameron Kersey, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013, at Lakeridge Villa in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Kersey was born in Madison County on March 21, 1952, to the late Marshall and Mary Ashcraft Kersey.

He had attended the Valley View Baptist Church, was an avid UK Basketball fan and a lifelong member of the Free Riders Motorcycle Club of Irvine.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Kersey is survived by: three daughters, Sherry Lynn White and Rebecca Sue Rhodus and husband Walter, all of Richmond, and Amanda Leigh Kersey of Irvine; two stepdaughters: Serena Carol Wilson and Vivian Kay Chrisman and husband Michael, all of Richmond; his brother, Glen Ray Kersey; five sisters, Louise Gordon, Shirley Ann Golden, Joyce Marie Peale, Janice Sue Pickett and Anna Lee Stone; 11 grandchildren, Cody Wilson, Karri Wilson, Dylan Wilson, Ashley Faith Rhodus, Madison Hope Rhodus, Brittany Nicole Robertson, Andrea May Kelley, Jessica Sue Kelley, Mikayla Chrisman, Jason Chrisman and Christian Boardman; seven great-grandchildren and his aunt, uncle and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Oscar Kersey, and his sister, Betty Jo Gibson.

The family has chosen private services. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kimberley Hilton
Kimberley Hilton

Kimberley Gabbard Hilton

Kimberley “Sissy” Gabbard Hilton, 48, of Tennessee, formerly of Berea, died Saturday, September 21, 2013 of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. She was a Berea native born July 23, 1965, daughter of Woody and Jean Reed Gabbard, resident of Tennessee of the past three years and an employee of Baileyton Golf Club.

In addition to her parents she is survived by her loving husband, Joe Hilton; 1 daughter, Tiffany McGuire; 1 step-son, Aaron Kennedy; 2 sisters, Gail Himes, Jennifer Gabbard; 1 grandson, Harrison McCuddy; 1 nephew, Shaun Abney; 1 niece, Amanda Collins; her maternal grandmother, Eva Richmond Reed; as well as numerous relatives and friends.

Funeral Service 2:00 PM, Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Reppert Funeral Home with Dwight Northern officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation 12:00 Noon Wednesday until service time. Pallbearers will be Vernon Reed, Kenneth Reed, William Cruise, Lee Abney, Shaun Abney, Larry Goodrich.

Ernest Gene Tackett
Ernest Gene Tackett

Ernest Gene Tackett

Ernest Gene Tackett, age 81, Berry, died Friday, September 20, 2013, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He was born March 13, 1932, in Madison County to the late Elba and Dulcie Miller Tackett. He was a United States Air Force veteran, farmer and heavy equipment owner and operator. Gene was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Leslie Tackett, Harold Tackett, Glenmore Tackett and Baby James.

He is survived by: his wife, Anita Stoeppel Tackett; two sons, Ricky (Jimmi Lou) Tackett and Jay (Tina) Tackett, both of Harrison County; a daughter, Sherry (Mike) Tackett-Lane, Georgetown; a brother, Carl (Mary) Tackett, Georgetown; two sisters, Angie (Paul) Goss and Helen Antle, both of Lexington; three grandchildren, Josh Tackett, Nicole Lane and Michaela Lane; two great-grandchildren, Elijah Lane Bravo and Mason Dixon Lee Tackett; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Ware Funeral Home in Cynthiana by Rev. Chad Keathley. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pythian Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter – Spay/Neuter Program.

Burn Potter

Burn Potter, age 81, died Saturday at The Terrace in Berea. He was a native of Knott Count, a retired factory worker, and a member of the Scaffold Cane Baptist Church. He attended Trinity Full Gospel Church.

Mr. Potter is survived by: his sons, Jesse B. Potter (Tina) of Berea, Bruce A. Potter (Teresa) of Paint Lick, Carlo Potter (Darla) of Mt. Vernon, Dennis Potter of Mt. Vernon, Terry Potter (Jaime) of Richmond, Billy Ray Potter (Becky) of Berea; his daughters, Brenda Kay Crain of Mt. Vernon, Eva Alexander (Donald) of Berea, Cora E. Gabbert (Russell) of Berea, Alice M. Fowler (Billy) of Berea; his twin brother Van Potter of St. Paul, VA; his sister, Mary Fleming of Rockcastle County. 18 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Lewis and Polly Ann Bentley Potter; his son, David E. Potter and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services for Mr. Potter will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Roy Himes officiating. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in the Scaffold Cane Cemetery.

Christine  Miller
Christine Miller

Christine Miller

Christine “Pfeiffer” Miller, 58, Johnson City, Tenn., passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Johnson City Medical Center. Born in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Geraldine Crismond Pfeiffer. Christine attended Heritage Baptist Church and was a caring mother, sister and friend.

She enjoyed the Beatles and Motown music, Kentucky basketball and most of all spending time with her family and her dog, Bailey. Christine was a former cost accountant in the manufacturing industry.

Those left to cherish her memory include: her son, Nicholas Miller of Lexington, Ky.; two brothers, Mark Pfeiffer and wife Penny of Johnson City, and Steven Pfeiffer and wife Marsha of Seattle, Wash.; two stepsons, Ryan Miller and wife Sheri, and Kevin Miller and wife Becky, all of Berea, Ky.; nieces and nephews Ben Pfeiffer of Seattle, Wash., Breehan Pfeiffer of New York, N.Y., and Derek Pfeiffer of Knoxville, Tenn.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, 201,3 at Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, Johnson City.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, Johnson City. Dr. Reggie Weems will be officiating.

A graveside service will follow immediately after at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Friends will serve as pallbearers.

Ernestine Freeman

Ernestine Freeman, 95, mother of Diana Letcher and Edward Freeman, died Thursday.

Service 1PM St. Paul AME Church, Saturday. Visitation 10:30 AM Saturday until time of service. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary of Lexington is in charge of arrangements.

Danny Carl Creech

Danny Carl Creech, 59, of Waco, Ky., passed peacefully at his home Saturday, September 21, 2013. He was born May 17, 1954, in Harlan County, Kentucky to Theodore (Ted) and Alma Wilson Creech of Lejunior, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served during the Vietnam War, was a coal miner in Harlan County and a security guard at Sherwin-Williams for 8 years.

He is survived by: his wife of 39 years, Kathy Cain Creech of Waco; four daughters, Sherry Sparks (Scotty) of Waco, April Collins(Paul) of Loyall, Ky., Mary Drasitis (Tony) of Lexington, Ill., and Rachel Creech of Waco; one brother, Donnie Creech(Audrey) of Lejunior, Ky.; one sister, Sheila Smith(Herman) of Troy, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Alley Sparks, Nicholas Sparks, Devan Collins, Kersyn Collins, Tristan Drasitis, Baby Drasitis (expecting), Payton Lake and Bryson Marcum.

The visitation for Danny Creech will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, 2013, with the service following at 7 p.m. at the Friendship Valley Baptist Church with Bro. Ralph Shepperson officiating.

The Madison County Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers. Donations to the church are requested in lieu of flowers.

Daniel Philip Smith

Daniel Philip Smith, 60, the husband of Sarah Smith, died on Friday, September 20, 2013. Dan was born on March 12, 1953 in Alliance, Ohio the son of Dorothy Futhey Smith and the late Robert Benton Smith.

He was a self-employed businessman and a U.S. Marine Corp. Veteran of Vietnam. He attended the Faith Covenant Church in Lexington.

In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by his eight children and twenty-five grandchildren: Robert E. Khourie (Misty) and their children, Bella, Scarlett and Violet; Jonathan N. Khourie (April) and their children, Jordan and Katie; Crystal A. Keepes (Christopher)and their children, Kimberly, Bethany, Megan and Brandon; William D. Khourie and his son Dylan; Heather M. Smith-Hurt (Earl) and their children: John, David, Jaiden and Madison; Karen R. Khourie and her children, Macey, Jadyn and Owen; Stephanie L. Dowd (Frank) and their children, Cody, Zack, Alyssa, Frankie, Tyler and Travis; and Lisa J. Khourie and her children, Jillian and Duke; three brothers: Robert Benton Smith Jr., Rev. Benton Steven Smith (Marguerite) and Roger Wayne Smith (Lynn); one sister: Elizabeth Carol Jennings (Charles), one brother-in-law: Robert P. Ransom II (Jody); and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery, 6980 Danville Road (Hwy 27 S.) Nicholasville, KY 40356. The family will receive friends and relatives from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, 328 West Main Street.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Lexington Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 1050, Lexington, KY 40588

Linda Lou Alexander

Linda Lou Alexander, 55, of McKee, passed away Wednesday, at her home after a short illness. Mrs. Alexander was a native of Estill County, a daughter of the late Victor and Darlene Rose Jordan. She was preceded in death by her sister Judy Vanwinkle.

Survivors include her children Paul (Stacy) Alexander, Jessica (Shawn Tyra) Alexander, and Penny (James) Richardson; her sisters Pam and Carol Jordan; her grandchildren Nickoli Velbis, Jesse York, Russell Lee York, Payton Lou Alexander, and Anthony Alexander.

Services will be held Monday, September 30th, 2013, 1:00 PM at the Heritage Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Burns officiating. Burial will follow in the Alexander Family Cemetery in McKee. Friends may call after 11:00 am until service time Monday.

Pallbearers will be Paul Alexander, Shawn Tyra, Nickoli Velbis, Russell York, James Richardson, and Brandon Lunsford.

Jerry Chadwell

Jerry Chadwell, 69, of Paint Lick Ky, died Saturday at The Terrace Nursing Home in Berea Ky.
Arrangements are pending at Spurlin Funeral Home Lancaster.

Allene Lutes Rose

Allene Lutes Rose, age 80, passed away Saturday at the Irvine Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born November 13, 1932, in Estill County, the daughter of the late Jesse and Cora Hall Lutes. She was a retired sewer with Carhartts, Inc. and had lived in Estill County most of her life. She was a member of the Bethel Christian Church.

She is survived by Her Husband Lewis William Rose A Daughter Jeanette Stepp and husband Bill of Irvine, 2 Sons Glenn Rose of Irvine, Travis Rose and wife Sharon of Richmond.

She is also survived by 2 Sisters Margie Richardson, Virgie Wilson, 2 Brothers Jesse Lutes Jr., Forest Lutes, 6 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 sisters: Betty Patrick, Minna Lee Johnson; 3 Brothers: Russell Lutes, Roy Lutes, and Johnny Lutes.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. David Watson with burial to follow in the Rose-Freeman Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 PM on Wednesday until service time.

Basslee Richardson

Basslee Richardson, age 90, of Winchester Road in Irvine passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was born April 20, 1923 in Jackson County and was the son of the late Levi and Mollie Botner Richardson. He was a farmer and had lived in Jackson County most of his life.

He is survived by His wife Ruby Benton Howell Richardson, 4 Daughters Shirley Collett, Rita Collett, Freida Holliman, Rhonda Devery all of Estill Co. 4 Sons: Basslee Richardson Jr., Wayne Richardson, Jerry Richardson all three of Estill Co.and Ricky Richardson of Winchester.

He also leaves behind 2 Sisters Pauline Grigsby of Michigan, Zella McKinney of Indiana, 2 Brothers Burgoyne Richardson of Jackson Co. Hume Richardson of Madison Co., 26 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Judy Richardson, 1 son, Larry Richardson, 1 sister, Irene Goodlander and 1 brother, Ralph Richardson.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 30, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by bro. Bill Wesley. Burial will be at the Richardson Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Sunday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home.

Ida Mae Bowles Begley

Ida Mae Bowles Begley, age 69, of Woolery Lane in Ravenna passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at the Central Baptist Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born April 10, 1944 in McKee and was the daughter of the late Jeddie and Nettie Stacy Bowles.

She was a homemaker and attended the Irvine Nazarene Church. She had lived in Estill County most of her life.

She is survived by Her husband Andrew Jackson Begley, 3 Daughters Betty Marshall & husband, Tony of Irvine, Joyce Litsey of Richmond, Sandy Smith & husband, Gary of Richmond, 1 Son Billy Begley & wife, Kathy of Ravenna, 2 Sisters Margaret Lemaster of Ravenna, Zula Brock of Richmond, 1 Brother Donald Walling of Irvine, 7 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren, Several nieces and nephews and Special friends Audrey & Darrell Baker & family, and Pat Alexander.

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers; Bobby Sloane, James Shouse and Elmer Bowles.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 28, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Tony Marshall. Burial will be at the Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Friday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Clarence “Drew” Dixon, Anthony Hall, Leon Jones, Robby Burgin, Steve Lemaster and Brian Anglin. Honorary Pallbearers were Her friends at the Estill County Senior Citizens Center.

Randal Eugene Madden
Randal Eugene Madden

Randall Eugene Madden

Randall Eugene Madden was born June13, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois and departed this life Thursday, September 26, 2013 at his residence, being 44 years of age. He was the son of Hugh Madden of Berea and Lucille Mullikin Madden of Lexington.

In addition to his parents, Randall is also survived by two brothers, Larry Wayne Madden of Cynthiana and Bruce Daniel Madden of Snow Cap, NC.

Randall was of the Baptist Faith.

Funeral service was held 4:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Tim Johnson officiating. Burial followed in the Madden Cemetery. Visitation was held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday October 29, 2013 at the home.

Christine McQueen
Christine McQueen

Christine McQueen

Christine (Newton) McQueen was born December 21, 1968 in Rockcastle County and departed this life Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, being 44 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Raymond & Anna (Weaver) Newton.

Christine is survived by 2 children, Annie Martina Fields of Mt. Vernon and Jack Ethan McQueen of Corbin. She is also survived by the following brothers and sisters, Ed Newton & Judy of Sand Gap, Clifford Newton & Tammy of Mt. Vernon, Faye Reed & Lonnie of Berea, Patricia Cox & Ben of Mt. Vernon, Barbara Jane Griffitts & Tim of Waco, Margaret Smith & Earl of Kerby Knob and Victoria Huff & Tim of Mt. Vernon.

In addition to her parents, Christine was also preceded in death by a sister, Rosaline Newton and by a brother, Elva Newton.

Christine was involved in various cancer funds projects such as the cancer walks and etc.

Funeral service was held 2:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. John Labissonere officiating. Burial followed in the Banks Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00PM Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the home.

In lieu of flowers the family request money to go toward the funeral expense. Donations can be made to the Lakes Funeral Home % Christine McQueen burial fund P.O. Box 85, McKee, Ky. 40447

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