Obituaries Oct. 13 – 20, 2013

W.R. Cotton Isaacs
W.R. Cotton Isaacs

W. R. “Cotton” Isaacs

Long time Berea businessman W. R. “Cotton” Isaacs, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center at the age of 88. He was born in Berea to the late Leonard and Grace Preston Isaacs.

Mr. Isaacs was an Army Air Corp veteran of World War II, a member of the Berea Baptist Church, Berea Masonic Lodge # 617, and Cleveland Frost Post of the American Legion. At one time he served on the Berea Board of Education. For many years he ran Berea Novelty Company and Bluegrass Restaurants.

Mr. Isaacs is survived by: his sons, William Patrick Isaacs of Naples, Florida, and Robert Jeffrey Isaacs (Vickie) of Paris, Kentucky; his grandchildren: Lauren Paige Isaacs of New York City, Malikca McPeek (Jason) of Berea, Iris Isaacs of Paris; his great grandchildren: Spencer Isaacs of Paris, Haven and Zachary McPeek of Berea. He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Hastings, and a brother, Leon Isaacs.

A graveside service for Mr. Isaacs will be 1:00 p.m Friday, October 25, 2013 in the Berea Cemetery with Rev. Kevin Slemp officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Lung Association.

James A. Turpin Sr.
James A. Turpin Sr.

James A. Turpin Sr.

James A. Turpin Sr., age 85, of Eaton, OH passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Dayton VA Medical Center Hospice Unit. He was born October 27, 1927 in Richmond, KY to the late George Dudley and Margaret (Hale) Turpin, Sr.

He was a 1945 graduate of Eaton High School; was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during WWII; was a lifetime member of the V.F.W.; and was a longtime Preble County farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son James “Jamie” A. Turpin, Jr.; infant grandson James “Jay” A. Turpin, III; and brothers Millard Turpin and George Dudley Turpin, Jr.

He is survived by his daughter Jacqueline A. Turpin of Eaton; granddaughters Marie Turpin and Mollie Turpin both of Eaton; grandsons Andrew Turpin and Daniel Turpin both of Eaton; and several nieces and nephews, including Dudley Turpin of Gravette, AR and Laura Zapatka of Carol Stream, IL.

Family and friends are asked to join in celebrating his life on Sunday, September 29th from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at Fort St. Clair Park, Eaton, OH.

Interment will be in Richmond, KY. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216.

Sherman Lee Mason
Sherman Lee Mason

Sherman Lee Mason

Sherman Lee Mason, 76, of New Albany, Indiana, formerly of Richmond, died Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was born August 22, 1937, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky to Jack and Carrie (Allen) Mason both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Edith Fay Mason.

Sherman was a retired groomer at the Kentucky Horse Park and had worked at the Meadow Gold Ice Cream Plant in Richmond. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one step daughter, Virginia Miller (Larrell); one step-grandson, Rodger Miller (Pam); two step great-grandchildren, Alexa Miller (Jonathon) and Austin Miller. He is also survived by one brother-in-law, William Fielder and one sister-in-law, Lorean Mason.

Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2013 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Harry Hoover officiating. Burial will follow at Viney Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Monday until time of service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Rodger Miller, Austin Miller, Paul Kaufer, Jonathon Kiviniemi, and Larrell Miller.

Lisette Kautzmann
Lisette Kautzmann

Lisette Noel Kautzmann

Lisette Noel Kautzmann, Ed.D., OT, FAOTA, age 81, passed away October 11, 2013, peacefully in her home with her daughter at her side. Lisette was born December 24, 1931 in Chicago, Ill., to parents Francis and Lisette (Spiel) Reckitt.

She grew up in Wilmette, Ill., with her sister and brothers. As a little girl she enjoyed her ballet and tap lessons and summers at the Lake Michigan shore. She graduated from New Trier High school in 1949.

She moved to Milwaukee, Wis., to attend Milwaukee Downer College, making lifelong friends of Jane Savitt, Pat Sonnleitner, Janet Chermak, Jackie Dungar-Bertram, Ann Crone and Joan Andropolis. They graduated in 1953.

She then moved to Oshkosh, Wis., working at Winnebago State Hospital and Theda Clark Hospital as an occupational therapist. In 1971, she moved back to Milwaukee where she earned her master’s degree and her doctorate in education.

After working at UWM, she had an opportunity to work at Eastern Kentucky University for a semester. She was invited to return and spent a very happy 19 years teaching there. At EKU, she met Penny Benzing and Joy Anderson as well as many special friends she still held dear.

In 1986, she was made a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, and in 2000, the association gave her its Leadership Service Commendation.

Upon retiring in 2004, she moved back to Wisconsin where she continued her membership in AOTA and joined AAUW. She enjoyed reading, writing articles and editing for the Journal of Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, and at the end, she truly enjoyed her Kindle.

Lisette was preceded in death by her two husbands.

She is survived by: her daughter, Susan Antkowiak; sister Catharine (Stan) Poremba and their children, Mark (Amy) Poremba and their daughter, Ally; Patty Poremba and Julie (Murray) Propes; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Jean Reckitt-Castillo.

Special thanks to her nurse, Michelle Abrahamson of Home Health, Doctor Gould and everyone at the wound clinic, as well as everyone on team Lisette.

A celebration of her life will be held in the future.

Tatum Alexis Keller

Tatum Alexis Keller received her angel wings Saturday, October 12, 2013.

She was the beloved daughter of Weston Keller and Hannah Pack, a native of Richmond; loving granddaughter of Elmo and Denise Keller, Pamela Conoforto (Joe) and Danny Pack; goddaughter of Alexis Keller and Steven Taylor. She also is survived by aunts, uncles and other relatives.

We would like to extend a special thanks to everyone who has followed Tatum’s story and contributed their support to our family.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a funeral service at Rio Vista Baptist Church, 3800 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, La., on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at 3 p.m. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until service time. Interment will be private.

Dr. Joseph Raymond Schwendeman

Dr. Joseph Raymond Schwendeman, 82, of Richmond, KY, husband of Grace Hazel (Wilson) Schwendeman, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Born December 13, 1930 in Fargo, ND, he was the son of the late Joseph R. Schwendeman and Eithnea O’Donnell Schwendeman, brother of Mary Elaine Schwendeman and Elizabeth O’Donnell, and brother of the late Marion Schwendeman Lauer, Gerald Schwendeman, and Francis Schwendeman.

He was a graduate of Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington, KY, and he held his Doctorate of Geography earned at Indiana University. Joe was a Naval Aviator retiring in the rank of Captain. He retired from Eastern Kentucky University where he held positions from chairman of the Geography/Geology Department, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and Vice President for Facilities Administration.

Joe’s passion for aviation led to his founding of aviation programs in his communities, the latest being the establishment of the Aviation Degree program at Eastern Kentucky University, which is the only degreed university flight program in Kentucky. He also served on the Madison Airport Board for several years. Joe also farmed for many years in Madison County.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Joseph, Jr. (Kay) of Albuquerque; Michael (Cindy) and Kenneth (Louise) of Richmond; two granddaughters, Alycia Pace (Daniel) and Clare, three grandsons, Daniel (Ryan), J. Russell (Melissa), and D. Clayton; and five great-grandchildren, Gareth, Annalise, Rosemary, Gavin and Hollyn.

He was a member of the Regina Pacis Catholic Latin Community of Lexington, KY.

Private visitation for the family will be held at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, October 21, 2013, St. Peter Church, 153 Barr Street, Lexington, KY, with Fr. Valentine Young, OFM, and Fr. James Gordon officiating.

The Mass of Honor and Remembrance will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2013, at St. Mark Catholic Church, 115 Parrish Avenue, Richmond, KY, with Fr. Jim Sichko officiating.

Private graveside services will be conducted at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, KY.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory are suggested to Taylor Manor, 300 Berry Avenue, Versailles, KY 40383.

Sidarrel Lee Johnson

Sidarrel Lee Johnson, 50, a native of Richmond died Saturday October 12, 2013 in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Indianapolis.

Survivors include two children, Ashleigh Kelly and LaDonna Johnson both of Greenwood, companion, Brenda Chapple of Indianapolis, foster mother, Kathy Butler of Indianapolis, step-sister, Lori Carroll of Indianapolis, brother, Gary Johnson of Indianapolis and step-brother, Chris Wickline of Indianapolis.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday October 19, 2013 at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. Hwy 31 North. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m.(Noon) until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Robert Fritz
Robert Fritz

Robert Fritz

Robert Fritz, 91, of Richmond, died Monday, October 14, 2013, at Baptist Health-Richmond. He was born June 27, 1922, in Estill County, Kentucky, to John and Zoda (Thomas) Fritz, both of whom preceded him in death.

He retired as chief of the Bluegrass Army Depot Fire Department after 30 years of federal service, and was a prominent businessman, landowner and farmer in Madison County for more than 70 years. He enjoyed buying, selling and trading farms. Mr. Fritz was an avid golfer and loved and lived for his entire family, especially his grandsons.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 through 1943. For over 50 years, he was a member of Red House Baptist Church, where he served for many years as deacon and trustee, and more recently a member of First Baptist Church of Richmond. He was a faithful follower of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through living daily a life of honesty, kindness and generosity.

Survivors include: his wife, Jane (Tribble) Fritz of Richmond; one daughter, Carol Ann (Fritz) Vickers and her husband, Dr. Robert Clayton Vickers, of Richmond; two grandsons, Robert Vinson Vickers and his wife, Amy, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Ryan Clayton Vickers and his wife, Heather, of Canton, Michigan; four great-grandchildren, Jake Ryan, Emery Robinson, Cole Jackson and Ava Catherine; one brother, Douglas Fritz; two sisters, Florence Zeman and Juanita Wagers; and numerous loving and devoted nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: two brothers, Donald and Arnold Fritz; and seven sisters, Curlene Winkler, Anna Mae Fritz, Willie Jo Arvin, Lelia Schoenberg, Etta Rea Golden, Julia Johnson and Dorothy Stahl.

The funeral service for Mr. Fritz will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, October 18, 2013, at the First Baptist Church on the Eastern Bypass with the Reverend Bill Fort, Dr. Terry Lester, Dr. Robert Vickers and Dr. Glenn Birkett officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2013, at the church.

Pallbearers will be Vince Vickers, Ryan Vickers, Paul Frazier, David Frazier, Kevin Payne, Jeff Shepherd, Dr. Delbert Fritz and Patrick Lay. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard “Bud” Carr, Terry and Hilde Kline, Charles Metcalf, Ed Worley, Tommy Congleton, Harry Bush, Charles Benton, Danny Turner, Clark Pergrem and Don Jaynes.

Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

Beckham Kersey
Beckham Kersey

Beckham Kersey

Beckham Kersey, age 89, of Leitchfield, KY, passed away Sunday, (October 13, 2013) at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, KY. He was born on August 27, 1924 in Edmonson County, KY, the son of the late Thomas Lee and Maud Harrell Kersey.

He was a farmer, who loved pitching horseshoes. He ran the Grayson County Fair Horseshoe Contest for twenty years. He also enjoyed hunting. He married the love of his life, Gerene Edwards Kersey on March 22, 1947. He was a member of the Little Clifty Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Gerene Edwards Kersey; one son, Jerry Kersey and his wife Wanda, of Leitchfield; two daughters, Pam Bennett and her husband, Vernon of Richmond, and Kathy Montgomery of Lexington; six grandchildren, Lori Powell, Jerry Kersey, Jr., Jami and Thomas Johnson, Jeana Gilles, and Daniel Montgomery; seven great-grandchildren, Abigale and Caleb Powell, Isabel and Claire Kersey, Hessi, Addi, and Beckham Johnson.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his foster parents, Herman and Maggie Pryor; three brothers, Berthel, Henry, and Everett Kersey; and three sisters, Vogel Glass, Truly McKinny, and Addie Harper.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, (October 16, 2013) at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bro. Chester Shartzer will be officiating. Burial will be in the Little Clifty Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday until time of services.

Willie Franklin Mitchell

Willie Franklin Mitchell, age 73 of Berea, died Friday, October 11, 2013 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington. He was born in Georgetown, Kentucky to the late George Franklin and Virginia Mitchell.

Mr. Mitchell was retired from Clark Equipment. In his leisure time, he loved to hunt, fish, and the horses. He was a charter member of the African-American Genealogy Group.

Survivors include his wife, Sharyn Richards Mitchell of Berea; his children: Keith Mitchell of Clarksville, Indiana, Willetta Cowan of Lexington, Benita Dawson of Lexington; his step-children: Marc Miller and Dana Miller, both of Frankfort; his sisters: Betty Mitchell Williams and Wanda Mitchell Bailey, both of Hamilton, Ohio; his step mother, Marguerite Mitchell of Brooklyn, N. Y. 28 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Mabson Stout.

Funeral services for Mr. Mitchell will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Zion Baptist Church on S. Mulberry Street in Georgetown, Kentucky. Burial will follow in the Cove Haven Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the service time on Saturday at the church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home in Berea is in charge of the arrangements.

Teddy Satterfield
Teddy Satterfield

Teddy Satterfield

Teddy Satterfield, 74, of Pine Woods Road, Berea, died at his residence Saturday, October12, 2013 following an illness. He was a life-long resident of Madison County born August 1, 1939, son of the late Carlos and Sadie Lamb Satterfield, retired Dresser Industries employee, farmer and member of Berea Church of God. Teddy loved to farm, hunt, fish, and make people laugh.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Irene Hatton Satterfield; 4 children, Dianne King, William Satterfield, Mitchell (Beverly) Satterfield, Stacy (Krystal) Satterfield; 7 siblings, Mayme Adams, Robert Satterfield, Mandy Alexander, Chester Satterfield, Betty Marshall, Bertha Croucher, Jerry Satterfield; 12 grandchildren, Amy, Matt, Whitney, Kelli, Daniel, Rebecca, Kacy, Billy, Kamryn, Nicholas, Ashley, Darrell; 4 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Taylor, Alyssa, Jackson; daughter-in law, Judy Lakes; as well as, numerous relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 1 son, Jimmy Satterfield; 3 siblings, William Satterfield, Mayfra Woodson, Lester Satterfield.

Funeral Service 1:00 PM, Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. Steven Hobbs officiating. Burial will follow in Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be William Satterfield, Mitchell Satterfield, Stacy Satterfield, Billy Satterfield, Matt Smith, Rodney Agee. Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Gray, Ronnie King, Daniel Croucher, John Pigg, Glendon Ballard.

Robert Faris Maupin Jr.

Robert Faris “Mop” Maupin Jr., 87, of Kingston, the widower of Inez Benge Maupin, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the Compassionate Care Center. Mr. Maupin was born March 9, 1926, in Madison County to the late Robert Faris and Mae Stowe Maupin.

He was a graduate of Kingston High School, a self employed farmer and had previously served as a county committee member of the former ASCS board. He was a member and former church treasurer of the Whites Memorial Presbyterian Church and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of WWII.

He is survived by: his three sons, Robert Faris Maupin III (Marsha), John F. Maupin (Kathy), and Harold S. Maupin (Susan); nine grandchildren, Meghann Skeese (Anthony), Jessica Lakes (Wesley), Kimberly Maupin, Jennifer Maupin, Emily Maupin, Ben Maupin, Molly Maupin, Lucas Maupin and Cody Maupin; six great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by: one son, William Clay Maupin; one brother, Jessie Stowe Maupin; and one sister, Dorothy Gaffney.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, West Main Street, with Todd Moberly officiating. Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be: Monty Pennington, George Pennington, Harold Rome Ray, Faris Maupin, John Maupin, Harold Maupin and Ben Maupin.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Jerry Harrison, Glyndon Alexander, Jimmy Lamb, Lucas Maupin, Cody Maupin, Kendall Maupin, John Hayden Maupin and Logan Lakes.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Issacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

Vivian Wells
Vivian Wells

Vivian L. Wells

Vivian L. Wells (nee Billington), beloved wife of the late James E. Wells, passed away Wednesday October 9, 2013, at age 93.

She was the loving mother of Barbara (Garry) Marshall, Jimmy (Tina) Wells, Gloria (Ron) Korman, Stephen (Sue) Wells and Brenda (Brian) Bridgeford, grandmother of 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, at the Vitt, Stermer & Anderson Funeral Home, 4619 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Thursday from 11 a.m. until her noon service at the Madison Hills Christian Church, 960 Red House Road, Richmond, Ky.

Pamela Sue Stone
Pamela Sue Stone

Pamela Stone

Pamela “Sue” Stone, 57, wife of Charles “Charlie” Stone, passed away at her home Thursday. Mrs. Stone was a native of Madison County, a daughter of Mabel Lowery and the late Joe Creech. Mrs. Stone was a homemaker, and a member of the Joyful Life Ministry. She was preceded in death by her brother Anthony Dale Creech.

Survivors other than her husband Charlie include her daughter Adonia Thomas Richardson; her son Aaron Thomas; her daughter Lynette Stone Hart & husband Steven; her sisters Doris & husband Roger Thomas, Phyllis & husband John McDaniel, Teresa Lynn King and husband Bob; her grandchildren Jocelyn Richardson, Joshua Richardson, Serenity Hart, Jaylah Richardson; several nieces and nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.

Services will be held at 12:00 pm, Tuesday, October 22nd at the Heritage Funeral Home with Bro. Rick McGee and Bro. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 11:00 am until service time.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Thomas, Denny McPherson, Dennis Smith Jr, Dennis Smith, Bert Stone and Darrell Jenkins. Honorary pallbearer will be Gerald Clark.

Marie Coulter
Marie Coulter

Marie Coulter

Marie Coulter, 103, of Tanyard Branch Rd. Lancaster, died Thursday at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Logan. Marie was born in McCreary County, KY to the late Dauswell and Mary Trammel Lay.

Marie was a Farmer, and Cattle Baron. She loved to Crochet, and was the oldest resident in Garrard County. Marie also, had the distinction of being the oldest Methodist Church member in the State of Kentucky, having her membership at the Bryantsville United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Logan “Sonny” Coulter Jr. (Hazel) of Lancaster and David Lay Coulter Sr. (Carolyn) of Somerset, KY; four daughters, Margaret Coulter of Berea, KY, Marjorie “Tootsie” Hasty (Ron), Patricia Goens(Ron) of Lancaster, and Mary Jane Ballard (Larry)(Wm.) of Lancaster, KY.

Also surviving, twenty grandchildren, thirty three great- grandchildren, fourteen great-step grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren, and three step-great- great grandchildren. Marie was preceded in death by a daughter Phyllis Meade; four brothers Boyd, Arnold, Lewis, Loyd Lay; and a sister Pamelia Ballard Ashley.

Funeral Services will be 1:P.M. Monday October 21, 2013 at the Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev, Darren Gillespie officiating. Visitation Sunday 5-9 P.M. Burial in Lancaster Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Jack Meade, Robert Meade, Michael Meade, D.J. Coulter, William Coulter, Wayne Collier, Brian Hamner, and Chris Ballard.

Honorary bearers are, Jr. Drew, Jim Baker, J.C. Broaddus, Darrell Ward, Paul Ballard, Ron Goens, Ron Hasty, Larry Ballard, Su Ames, Karilon Simpson and Sandy Meade.

In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to Heritage Hospice Danville KY, Bryantsville United Methodist Church, or Central KY Regional Humane Society, Lancaster KY

Wilma Cornelius
Wilma Cornelius

Wilma Cornelius

Wilma Cornelius, 79, of Danville, formerly of Lancaster, died Wednesday October 16, 2013 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville KY. She is survived by her husband Burl. Wilma was born in Garrard County, to the late Alvin and Lydia Thompson Montgomery.

She retired from the Bluegrass Army Depot as a Munitions Specialist with over 20 years of service, was a Mary Kay Consultant for over 30 years, and a founding member of the Governor James Garrard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Along with her husband she is survived by a son Kevin Cornelius(Cathy) of Cincinnati OH, a daughter Yvonne Shearer(Anthony) of Danville, a brother Bobby Montgomery of Stanford, and seven grandchildren Jamie Mallard, Seth Miracle, Jesse Horseman, Chad Shearer, Whitney Catandella, Rachel Cornelius, and John Tyler Cornelius.

Also surviving three great-grandchildren Teagan Mallard, Kellan Mallard, and Wyatt John Catandella. Wilma was preceded in death by a son Donovan Cornelius, and a daughter Patricia Miracle(Gary). Funeral services will be Saturday October 19, 2013 with Rev. Tim Mathis, and Rev.Al Gisler officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5-8 PM. Burial in Lancaster Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be the grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers are members of The Joy Class of the First Baptist Church Danville KY.

Linville J. Rose
Linville J. Rose

Linville J. Rose

Linville J. Rose was born August 17, 1952 in Jefferson County, KY and departed this life Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Baptist Health in Lexington, being 61 years of age. He was the son of the late Elbert & Lynda (Hymer) Rose.

Linville is survived by his loving wife, Donna (Hellinger) Rose of Berea, KY and by five children, Lisa Annette Stroud and her husband Trey of Mooresville, N.C., Berkly Douglas Rose, Seth Walker Rose, Linda Aline Roark and her husband Anthony and Scarlett Belle Rose all of Berea, KY. He is also survived by the following siblings, Frank Rose of Shepherdsville, KY, Audie Gene Rose of Georgetown, KY, Lizzie Ann Ford of Campbellsburg, KY and Wanda Faye Hill of Newman, GA. Linville was blessed with 4 grandchildren, Sebastian Linville Rose, Joshua Michael McCallister, Austin J. Stroud and Bailey Rose Stroud.

In addition to his parents, Linville was also preceded in death by three brothers, Floyd White, James Odell Rose and Wendell Lee Rose.

Linville was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Richmond and was a veteran of the United States Army.

Funeral service were held 11:00AM Friday, October 18, 2013 at the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Richmond, KY with Pastor Tony Christian officiating. Burial followed in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation was from 6:00PM-9:00PM Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the church.

Pallbearers were Randy Ford, Randy Ford Jr., Sebastian Rose, Audie Rose, Trey Stroud, Anthony Roark, Bob Lathan and Austin Stroud.

Graveside military services were conducted by the following members of the local D.A.V. Jack Welch Chapter #165… Bobby Lakes, Leon Bales, Mike Montgomery, Fred Sandlin, Paul Trent, Raymond Metcalf, Earl Coffey, Bob Scholten, Donald Harrison, Shane Morris, Pam Barrett and Donald Moore.

Lakes Funeral Home in McKee was in charge of arrangements.

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One thought on “Obituaries Oct. 13 – 20, 2013”

  1. Pamela Stone was my cousin Joes daughter, I knew her as a little girl but had not seen her in years. So sad to have lost touch with the family, And wish to convey my sadness at her passing to the family.


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