Obituaries Sept. 27 – Oct. 6, 2013

Raymond  Carter
Raymond Carter

Raymond Carter

Raymond J. Carter, age 83, of Berea, peacefully passed away ready to leave this world and be with the Lord, Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born in Madison County to the late Allie and Emma Burns Carter.

Mr. Carter retired from wood craft at Berea College making furniture. He was of the Baptist faith and loved hunting, the outdoors, and being with family.

Mr. Carter is survived by: his sons, Donnie Carter, Dale (Tina) Carter, and Tracy (Amanda) Carter all of Berea; his daughters, Brenda (Rickie) Ingram, and Debbie (Bill) Miller, both of Berea; his brothers, Ralph and Bruce Carter of Berea; his sisters, Daisy King of Berea, Janice McBride of Illinois, Mary Carpenter of Berea, Faye McMillion of Ohio; his grandchildren, Casie Ingram, Jason Ingram (Tiffany), Jennifer Ingram, Heather Lowery, April Abner (Robert), Lola Wolfe (Dustin), Scott Carter, Holly Carter, Christopher Thomas, Zachary Carter, Kelton Prigge; his great-grandchildren, Niven Abner, Maryann Abner, Demitri Abner, Mackenzie Wolfe, Addison Wolfe, Tristin Ingram, Lukas Ingram, Michael Winkler, Keisha Matthews, Austin Matthews; the mother of his children, Beulah Carter of Berea. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Doug, James, Martin, Dorothy, and Evelyn Carter, Maxine Eaton.

Funeral services for Mr. Carter will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Gordon Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. Thursday.

Pallbearers will be Jason, Ingram, Robert Abner, Dustin Wolfe, Rocky Anglin, Trinity Anglin, and Nelson Anglin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Scott Carter, Houston Anglin, Dan Hamner, Mason Anglin, Hershel Anglin, Conner Ingram, Bradley Shell, and Josh Anglin.

He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

Nancy C. Lane

Nancy C. Lane, 75, of Centerville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013. Nancy was born February 4, 1938, in Berea, Kentucky, to the late Q.B. and Lois Wilder Starnes.

She was a retired high school teacher for Walter E. Stebbins High School. Nancy received her B.S. degree from Eastern Kentucky University and a master’s degree from Wright State University.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Samuel; mother, Lois Starnes; brother, Winford Starnes (Lura); nieces and nephews, Suzette Whitehead (Jeff), Stephanie Davis (Jamie), Scott Lane (Agnes), Todd Lane (Dee Anne), Virginia Depp (Phil) and Troy Lane.

Nancy lived life to the fullest and enjoyed her many friends.

Visitation will be October 8 from 1 to 2 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Oldham Roberts and Powell Funeral Home, 1110 Barnes Mill Road, Richmond, Kentucky. Interment will be in Richmond Cemetery.

Nancy Lee-Riffe

A memorial service for Dr. Nancy McLaurine Lee-Riffe, who passed away June 18 at age 80, will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Berea Friends Meeting House, 300 Harrison Road, Berea.

She taught for 30 years at Eastern Kentucky University and was involved in several local groups, including the ARC of Madison County.

Those who knew Nancy are asked to bring memories and stories to share with family, friends and colleagues.

Ruth Evelyn Hale Phillips
Ruth Evelyn Hale Phillips

Ruth Evelyn Hale Phillips

Ruth Evelyn Hale Phillips, age 77, died Friday, October 04, 2013 at the Rockcastle Health & Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead. She was a native of Berea, Ky,born to the late Forest and Yetta Gadd Hale.

Mrs. Phillips was a member of the Clear Creek Baptist Church and she had worked and managed Wayman’s Deptartment Store for many years.

Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Pennington and her second husband, Chester Phillips. She was also preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews along with several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Queener officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Nathaniel Brumfield
Nathaniel Brumfield

Nathaniel Brumfield

Nathaniel Brumfield, 86, of Madison County, died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at his home. He was born August 10, 1927, in Madison County to June and Bessie Derringer Brumfield, both of whom preceded him in death.

Mr. Brumfield was a retired Westinghouse/Philips Lighting employee and a peacetime veteran of the U. S. Army. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed tinkering with many and varied home projects.

Survivors include his wife, Trena Barnes Brumfield; two sons, Kogan (Kelly) Brumfield of Richmond, and Jonathan (Steve Meuler) Brumfield of Huntsville AL; two daughters, Robin Brumfield of Allentown, PA.and Catherine (Gary Rice) Brumfield of Scotch Plains, NJ; seven grandchildren, Suzanne, Katlyn, Kimberly, Sarah, Mary, Amanda, and Galen.

Other survivors include his sister, Gladys Brookshire, his twin sister, Naomi McCoy and his brother, Donnie Brumfield.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Wathalee Hysinger Brumfield and siblings, Marguerite Brumfield, Evelyn Bosley, Leona Tribble, James William Brumfield and William Boen Brumfield.

Service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 – 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Cates, Shelby Cates, Steve Meuler, Galen Rice, Gary Rice and Jim Wyrick.

Sarah Davidson Bond

Sarah Davidson Bond, of Richmond, died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Baptist Health- Richmond. She was born in Letcher County, Kentucky, to Robert and Martha Mae (Stamper) Fields, both of whom preceded her in death.

Mrs. Bond was a retired teacher having taught at Silver Creek Elementary School and Berea Community School.

She loved to play golf and bridge and enjoyed music and playing the organ and piano. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she was also a member of the Bell Choir.

Survivors include her husband, Wilson Bond of Richmond; three step-sons, Stewart Davidson of Richmond, Vernon Davidson of Chicago, Illinois and Wilson Bond III of Somerville, South Carolina; one step-daughter, Leslie Penn of Madison County; one brother, James Fields of Berea; two sisters, Mary Jane Hunt of Danville and Frances Greene of Richmond.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Berneda Price and three brothers, Leroy, Kelly, and Bruce Fields.

Funeral service for Mrs. Bond will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2013 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Dr. Curtis Christian officiating. Burial will follow at the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home on Monday.

Pallbearers will be Wilson Bond, III, Stewart Davidson, Kevin Fields, Stephen Sparrow, John Mark Fields, and Bobby Penn.

Donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, 465 E. High Street, Lexington, KY 40507.

Clark Kellogg Orttenburger

Clark Kellogg “Chuck” Orttenburger, 88, of Richmond, died Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. He was born January 14, 1925, in Berea, Kentucky, to Charles William and Alice Clark (Kellogg) Orttenburger, both of whom preceded him in death.

He attended the University of Kentucky and was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity while there. He served as an engineer gunner in the Army Air Corp during W W II and was a member of the American Legion and the Lions Club. Mr. Orttenburger was a business owner for a number of years. He retired as Assistant Director of Personnel at Eastern Kentucky University. He was a member of St. Hubert’s Episcopal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Arnold (Oldham) Orttenburger of Richmond; one daughter, Margaret Orttenburger Sutherland, and her husband, Dr. Lewis Sutherland, of Richmond; one son, Marsh Clark Orttenburger and his wife Freda, of Richmond; two grandchildren, Charles “Chad” Oldham Hall, his wife, Stacey, and Lane Clark Orttenburger, his fiancée, Ashleigh. Other survivors include two great-grandsons, Austin Worley Hall and Aiden Lane Orttenburger, as well as, a niece, Marilyn Williams, and her husband, Jimmy Dale Williams.

The funeral service for Mr. Orttenburger will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2013, at St. Hubert’s Episcopal Church on Grimes Mill Road. Father Charles Ellestad will officiate the service. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth Lovett Sr.
Kenneth Lovett Sr.

Kenneth Lovett Sr

Kenneth Wayne Lovett Sr., 68, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday morning, October 2, 2013, at the Thompson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, Kentucky. Kenneth was born on November 11, 1944, in Madison County, the son of the late Hugh and Dorothy Short Lovett.

He was a retired employee of Madison County Ford, a minister and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed woodworking and classic cars.

Survivors include his wife: Barbara Hornsby Lovett; one son: Kenneth Wayne “Frog” Lovett II (Juanetta); one daughter: Rebecca Rawlins (Christopher); two step-daughters: Angela Kaylor and Jennifer Osborn (Scott); one brother: Elmer Lovett (Helen); two sisters: Sheirlan Barnes (Ollie) and Beverly Gayle Stillwell (Larry); six grandchildren: Cody Conley, Juanita Lovett, Rhenda Lovett, Daisy Lovett, Miranda Osborn and Chloe Osborn.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Thursday, October 3, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be private.

James B. Hisel
James B. Hisel

James B. Hisel

James B. Hisel, 63, of Lexington, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.

He was a native of Jackson County and a retired foreman for United Transportation. He was a member of the Moose Club where he had served as sergeant-at-arms and the American Legion Post #341. He was a great story teller and a cut up.

James is survived by: his sisters, Kathy Marshall (Leon) of Berea, Marilyn Hisel of Richmond, Carolyn Eland of Mt. Vernon; his brother, Jerry Hisel (Mirasol) of Lexington; his son, Joe Sims of Paducah, Ky.; his aunt, Christine Thompson of Berea; a very special friend, Barbara Finch of Lexington. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert D. and Beatrice Carpenter Hisel, and a sister, Betty Rose.

Funeral services for Mr. Hisel will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Rector officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Meriam R Dull
Meriam R Dull

Meriam R. Dull

Formerly of Richmond — Meriam R. Dull, of Ft. Meade, Maryland, died Sunday, September 29, 2013.

Mrs. Dull was the beloved wife of Eric A. Dull; loving mother of Sara Dull; daughter of Mary Henderson, Richmond; sister of Kristina, Anna, Jasmine, Marvin, Joe, and Edgar; granddaughter of Pat Henderson of Richmond, and the late Col. Paul Henderson.

Family will receive friends at the family-owned Beall Funeral Home, 6512 NW Crain Hwy. (Rte. 3 South), Bowie, Md. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m., with a funeral service at 3 p.m. Interment private.

Margaret Russell Coy

Margaret Russell Coy, 70, of Richmond, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Select Specialty Hospital at Good Samaritan of Lexington. She was born May 2, 1943, in Richmond, Kentucky to the late Russell Roberts Coy and the late Elizabeth Walker Coy, who was a teacher at Buckeye Elementary School.

She was the granddaughter of C.C. Coy, a successful Madison County tobacco producer and owner of Blythewood, and Lena Roberts, who was a descendant of Judge Allen Burton, a prominent abolitionist who served as Minister Resident commissioned to the United States of Colombia.

Mrs. Coy was retired from Madison National Bank. She was an accomplished horse woman who enjoyed showing Tennessee Walking Horses and she recently attended her 40th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. Mrs. Coy attended Kirksville Christian Church in Kirksville and the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Richmond.

She is survived by one son, Russell Roberts Coy II, a Frankfort attorney. Services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Rev. Bob Vickers will officiate the service. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday.

Honorary bearers will be Richard Cobb IV, Danny Hughes, Robert R. Black, John Thomas, Newland Walker May, and John Burton Teater.

Donations are suggested to the Markey Cancer Center Foundation, 800 Rose Street, Roach Bldg-CC160, Lexington, KY 40536-0093, or to Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, PO BOX 13155, Lexington, KY 40583.

Beulah Powell Burdette
Beulah Powell Burdette

Beulah Powell Burdette

Beulah Powell Burdette, 68, of Berea, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 at her residence following an illness. She was a Rockcastle County native born December 5, 1944, daughter of the late Roy and Anna Jones Powell, retired Pattie A. Clay Hospital employee, and resident of Rockcastle County most of her life. Beulah was a pillar in New Hope Holiness Church where she taught Sunday School, was known as the “Mother of the Church” and called Mamaw by the children of the church.

Survivors include her loving husband, Cecil Burdette; 8 children, Marsha Wolfinbarger, Timothy (Theresa) Burdette, Ben (Claudia) Burdette, Kelvin Burdette, Donita (Adam) Blanton, Greta Burdette, Hannah (Brien) Begley, Harold Burdette; 5 siblings, Margarette Gadd, Franklin Powell, Judy Carpenter, Chester Powell, Joyce Hobbs; 13 grandchildren, Josh, Zach, Benecia, Joseph, Marcus, Kaitlyn, Brooklyn, Eli-sha, Spencer, Stormi, Sophie, Chloe, Lydia; 3 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Brooklyn, Caiden; as well as a host of relatives, friends, and church family. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by 1 sister, Janice Gadd.

Funeral Service 1:00 PM, Thursday, October 3, 2013 at New Hope Holiness Church with Pastors Harold Eads, Greg Cress and Luther Akers officiating. Burial will follow in Saylor Cemetery at Brindle Ridge. Visitation after 6:00 PM, Wednesday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Wayne Gadd, Rodney Tyree, Adam Blanton, Brien Begley, Ricky Cress, Ben Burdette.

Reppert Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Betty Ann Brown
Betty Ann Brown

Betty Ann Brown

Betty Ann Atwell Brown, 83, passed away on Oct. 1 at Hospice Compassionate Care in Richmond, KY. She was born in Lexington to Pallas and Frances Atwell. Betty was married to Marion Scott Brown, only parting with his death in 2004.

She was active for many years at Rosemont Baptist Church and upon retiring from Fayette Co. Clerk’s Office and U.K., she became a volunteer at Central Baptist Hospital. Betty’s humor and love will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include two daughters, Debra Lynn Richardson, Lexington and Ann (Jimmy) Cotton, Richmond; four grandchildren, Daniel Scott Mallory, Brian Patrick (Sara) Hurt, Dale Thomas Mallory and Dawn Marie (Shane) Hastings; seven great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Julia Hurt, Caleb Mallory, Kaycee and Garrett Mallory, and Kelbi and Kenasyn Hastings; a very beloved sister, Marie Frances Epperson, Lexington; a nephew, Ron Epperson and a niece, Julia McKune.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm Wednesday at Milward-Southland where services will be conducted at 11:30 am Thursday with burial at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be, Scott Mallory, Brian Hurt, Dale Mallory, Shane Hastings, Jimmy Cotton, Donnie Paul, Ron Epperson and Harold McKune.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice Compassionate Care Center or Rosemont Baptist Church. A special thanks to the caring people at Telford Terrace and Hospice Care Center of Richmond.

Millie Turner
Millie Turner

Millie R. Turner

Mrs. Millie R. Turner, 99, formerly of Richmond, 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.

Mrs. Turner was also preceded in death by: her husband, Jerry E. Turner; one daughter, Peggy Cunningham; four brothers, four sisters and one grandson, Edward G. Berryman, Sr.

Mrs. Turner is survived by: four great-grandchildren, Genna Caldwell (Kevin), Dion Berryman (Donissa) of Xenia Ohio, Edward G. Berryman Jr. of Indianapolis Ind., and Dajuan (Rebecca) Sanford, of Trotwood, Ohio; a special niece, Una Florence Miller of Richmond Ky., niece Mattie Jo Warford of Richmond, Ky.; and one nephew, Bert Robinson of Tacoma, Wash.; as well as nine great-great grandchildren, six great-great-great grandchildren, and a host of cousins and friends.

Visitation will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the Richmond Predestinarian Baptist Church with services beginning at noon. Burial will follow at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County.

Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Preston Northern Jr
Preston Northern Jr

Preston Northern Jr.

Preston Northern Jr. passed away Monday, September 30, 2013, at the Baptist Health-Lexington hospital. He was the son of the late Preston and Odery Hoskins Northern. Preston was a heavy equipment operator for many years and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include: one sister, Ruby Irene Wilcox; one niece, Jean Wilcox; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by: one brother, Leroy “Buddy” Northern; and one nephew, Charles Jackson Wilcox Jr.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Ray Northern, Bro. Gary Northern and Bro. Scott Guiley officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be: Anthony Wilcox, Willie Horn, Aurthur Dunahue, Dale Witt, Kenneth “Butch” Northern and James Northern. Honorary pallbearers will be Curtis Wells, Johnny Hoskins, Wayne “Butch” Marshall, Bryan Marshall, Steven Wilcox and Shane Wilcox.

Edward Alton Miller

Edward Alton Miller, 85, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at The Willows at Hamburg residential care facility in Lexington, Kentucky, after an extended illness. Ed was born Feb. 29, 1928, to George Washington Miller and Tressie Idella Williams Miller in Sipsey, Alabama.

He moved with his family to Phillips County (Helena), Arkansas, in the midst of the Great Depression and resided there for many years.

Ed was a U.S. Marine, active during WWII and the Korean War. After leaving active duty, he lived in California and worked in the Bakersfield oil fields. He returned to Helena, Arkansas, in the late 1950s to care for his parents and worked for Mohawk Rubber Company from 1958 until the company closed in 1979.

He and his wife moved to Richmond, Kentucky, in 1983 where he was an independent businessman. Both retired in 1997.

Ed is survived by: his wife, Johnnie Havens Schaffhauser Miller; stepson Ted Bryant Schaffhauser Jr. (Derrick); sister Ritta Browning (Robert); and four grandchildren, Mariah, Michael, Zachary and Laine Schaffhauser.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, George and Tressie Miller; son Edward Alton (Buddy) Miller; brothers Nesbert Miller (Bonnie) and Joe Miller (Genie); and sister Carleen Miller Ellis (Clovis).

Ed was a kind and generous man with a sharp and pointed wit. He never failed to see the humor in any situation and often relieved the tension of a stressful situation with his keen observation of the obvious.

He like to point out that he had only celebrated 21 birthdays as he was a leap year baby. Ed will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

There will be no service in Kentucky. A memorial service will be conducted in Helena, Arkansas, at a date to be announced.

William Middleton

William “Hank” Middleton, 75, Cross Lanes, W.Va., died Sept. 27, 2013. He was a graduate of Madison Central High School.

His funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel in Poca, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences may be conveyed via

Arthur Gibbs

Arthur Gibbs, 67, of Richmond, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013. He was born in Madison County, Ky., on Nov. 21, 1946, to the late Milard and Frieda McIntosh Gibbs.

Arthur was a Christian who loved the Lord and visited many different churches. He was a former taxi cab driver and most recently spent much of his time helping others.

Survivors include: one daughter, Tammy White (Eric) of Berea; two brothers, Archie Gibbs (Linda) and Coleman Gibbs (Wilma); two sisters, Dora Oliver and Mildred Cain (Willie), all of Richmond; three grandchildren, Zakary White, Madison White and Jeremiah White; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Flatwoods Cemetery with Bro. Owen Moody officiating. There will be no visitation.

Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

John Henry Ballard
John Henry Ballard

John Henry Ballard

Mr. John Henry Ballard, age 68 of Mt. Vernon, died Sunday, Sep. 29, 2013 at Baptist Health Hospital in Richmond. He was born in Rockcastle County, KY on June 10, 1945 the son of Albert and Ollie Durham Ballard. He was a general laborer and farmer, enjoyed fishing, and was of the Baptist Faith.

He is survived by two brothers, Daniel Singleton of Mt. Vernon and Larry Singleton of Lexington; and three sisters, Mary Singleton of Berea, and Gladys Higgins and Linda Britton and husband Dennis, all of Mt. Vernon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Sandra Singleton and Chisie Singleton; and his step-father, Rovie Singleton.

Visitation was at 12 noon Thursday, Oct. 3 at Maple Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service were held at 2 PM Thursday, Oct. 3 at Maple Grove Baptist Church by Bro. Tim Singleton. Interment followed at the Briarfield Cemetery.

Lizzie M. Ward
Lizzie M. Ward

Lizzie Ward

Lizzie Ward was born January 5, 1927 in Jackson County and departed this life Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the St. Joseph Hospital in London, being 86 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Mount & Stella (Marcum) Stuart.

In addition to her parents, Lizzie was also preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Vernis Ward; one daughter, Loretta Ward and by a grandson Randy Gene Smith.

Lizzie is survived by seven children, Marti Roberts & Tim of Annville, Harold Ward & Merley of Annville, Harlin Ward & Pam of Tyner, Bernard Ward & Brenda of Tyner, May Gabbard of Richmond, Ruth Burch & Robert of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Barbara Smith & Randel of Pheonix, Arizona. She is also survived by two sisters, Alma Turner of Hamilton, Ohio and Mary Stuart of Cincinnati, Ohio. Lizzie was blessed with 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. She was also blessed with two very special friends, Shirley Roberts of London and Tonya Abner of Tyner.

Lizzie was a member of the Union Baptist Church. Our loss is truly Heaven’s Gain.

Visitation was 6:00PM Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee. Funeral service was held 2:00 PM Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the funeral home with Bro. Gary Farmer officiating. Burial followed in the Short Cemetery.

Sheila Allen
Sheila Allen

Sheila Lynn Allen

Sheila Lynn Allen was born January 28, 1965 in Madison County and departed this life Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at her residence, being 48 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Butler & Wanda Dunaway.

Sheila is survived by her husband, Calvin Allen of Beattyville and by three children, Shawn Butler Dunaway of Arkansas, James Oakley Allen and Ashley Dawn Allen both of Beattyville. She is also survived by two sisters, Rosetta Caldwell and Lois Spurlock both of Beattyville.

Sheila was blessed with 7 grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Sheila was also preceded in death by a brother, Darrell ‘Bucky’ Dunaway.

Visitation was at 6:00PM Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Lakes Funeral Home Mckee. Graveside service was held 2:00 PM Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Allen Cemetery in Beattyville.

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