Obituaries Jan. 12-19, 2014

Glenna Faye Hallock
Glenna Faye Hallock

Glenna Faye Hallock

Glenna Faye Robinson Hallock of 48 of Bowman Trailer Park passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014. She will be missed for her kindhearted and very giving personality. She was born in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky to the late Glenn Robinson and the late Beatrice Griffin Robinson.

She is survived by her son Kelly Williams, one brother John Robinson of Tucson, AZ, four sisters Jeannie Howat of Orlando, Florida, Joy Stevens of Richmond, Edna Robinson of Berea, Christy Robinson of Mt. Vernon and her fiancé Paul Kidd.

She was a loving and caring aunt to several nieces and nephews Makayleigh Murrell, Taylan De Larosa, Kayla Whitaker, Sean Day, Brian Craft, David Denny III, James Kyler Denny, Jessica De Larosa and Josh De Larosa.

Memorial services will be Wednesday January 15, 2014 at Lakes Funeral Home from 6-8 pm.

Joyce Nixon
Joyce Nixon

Joyce Lamon Nixon

Joyce Lamon Nixon, age 75, the widow of John W. Nixon, died Friday, January 17, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was a native of Berea, born to the late J. Hollie and Mary Dowell Lamon.

She worked for over 30 years as an administrative assistant at Berea Community School.

Her memberships include Berea Baptist Church, where at one time she served as youth director, Berea College Men’s Basketball Association, Kentucky State Police Retirement Association, Berea Mountaineer Hall of Fame, Kentucky Colonel, and BCHS Booster Club.

She loved to travel, spend time with family, any sport, going to Berea College men’s basketball games and high school basketball games. In the past, she had been involved with the Berea Dolphins swim team, coaching softball and hosting exchange students.

Joyce is survived by: her children, John W. Nixon II (Shawna) of Berea, Julie Nixon (Keith Steinius) of Berea and Mary Pat Nixon-Azbill (Jim) of Versailles; her grandchildren, David (Kirstin) Nixon, Amy Azbill, Peyton Azbill and John Patrick Azbill.

Funeral services for Mrs. Nixon will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Berea Baptist Church with the Rev. J. Randolph Osborne and the Rev. Kenny Davis officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Benny Boggs, Larry Linville, Tommy Reynolds, Gary Conkin, Dennis Grant and Bobby Ballard. Honorary pallbearers will be past and present members of the Berea College men’s basketball teams.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, Kentucky 40403.

Arlie F. Rice

Arlie F. Rice, 95, of West Carrollton, Ohio, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014. He was a Rockcastle County native, born February 27, 1918, son of the late Arthur and Lillie Ball Rice, WWII U.S. Army Air Corp Veteran, member of Morning Star Baptist Church and retired Frigidaire employee with thirty years of service.

Survivors include 3 children, Gregory Rice, Gerald Rice, Ruth Proffit; 3 grandchildren, Brian Profit, Michelle Nutter, Ryan Rice; 3 great grandchildren, Eric Proffit, Lillie Nutter, Naomi Rice; 2 sisters, Amaleen Chasteen, Emerine Hopkins; as well as a host of relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lillie Miracle Rice; 2 brothers Eugene Rice, Wendell Rice; and 1 sister, Nadine Nunley.

Graveside Services 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Rice Family Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Reppert Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Bettie Jo May

Bettie Jo May, 77, of Berea, died Saturday, Jan. 11. The family requested a private service with no visitation. Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Melda Spivey
Melda Spivey

Melda Clark Spivey

Melda Clark Spivey, 51, of Berea, died suddenly Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Saint Joseph Hospital Berea. She was a Hyden, Kentucky native born February 14, 1962, former employee of RapT, and member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Yeaddiss, Kentucky.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Spivey; 2 children, Ryan (Amber Bartley) Smith; Sherry Bratten; 5 brothers, Ronald Clark, Donald Clark, Johnny Clark, Junior Clark, Ray Clark; 6 sisters, Helen Turner, Linda Clark, Brenda Williams, Phyllis Adams, Joyce Adams, Imogene Turner; 3 grandchildren, Tyler, Jacob, Alexis. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by 1 brother, Lonnie Clark; 2 sisters, Jewelene Adams, Teresa Bailey.

Funeral Service 3:00 PM Friday, January 17, 2014 at Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Yeaddiss with Pastor Donald Kilburn officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Branch Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 PM Thursday at Reppert Funeral Home in Berea.

Pearl Etta White
Pearl Etta White

Pearl Etta White

Pearl Etta White, 80, peacefully entered into heavenly rest on January 14, 2014. She was born June 23, 1933, in Richmond, the daughter of the late Oscar and Lucy Tribble White.

She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church, where she served faithfully as a trustee, usher and was a member of the Women’s Fellowship. She was also a faithful attendant at Wednesday Night Bible Study. Pearl was well known for culinary and art skills. She would always have a kind word and a smile for everyone.

She was a graduate of Richmond High School and a retiree of Eastern Kentucky University, where she served as a night hostess for 30 years. She was a member of the Madison County Homemakers (The Latecomers). She loved her family dearly.

She was preceded in death by: two brothers, Donnie White, Thomas White; and a sister, Mary Lee White Ballew.

Survivors include: her sister, Gwendolyn (William) Gray; a nephew, Anthony (Valessa) Gray; nieces, Vicki (Timothy) Mitchell, Sandra (Darren) Barnes; a great-niece, Lauren Mitchell; and many cousins, special neighbors and special friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014, at the First Baptist Church, 300 Francis St., with the Rev. Dr. Robert R. Blythe officiating. Interment will follow at Madison Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Expressions of kindness may be made in memory of Pearl E. White to: Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

Janett Lea Jackson

Janett Lea Jackson, 60, of Keeneland Drive, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a long illness. Ms. Jackson was a native of Ava, Missouri, but lived most of her life in Richmond. She was a daughter of the late Ray Casteel, the late George Moses and the late Verna Moses. Ms. Jackson was a retired waitress.

She was preceded in death by her brother Ronald Ray Casteel.

Survivors include: her children, Lincoln Tyler (Brooke Cain) and April Hudson; her boyfriend, Michael Walker; her grandchildren, Alyssa Braeden Jackson, Erick Jackson (Jonkewa Settles), Dashawinai Jackson, Christopher Hudson, Shawn Hudson and Aaron Hudson; her great-grandchild, Eirjon Micah Jackson; her sisters, Sandra Mistretta, Kim Moses, Michelle Moses and Mitzi Partin.

No services planned at this time. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home.

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Dorothy Himes
Dorothy Himes

Dorothy Griffin Himes

Dorothy Griffin Himes, 62, of Berea, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond following a short illness. She was a lifelong resident of Madison County, born June 26, 1951, daughter of the late Carlos and Sarah Scenters Griffin, homemaker, and member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

Survivors include 4 children, Matilda A. Himes, Reedena (James) Guy, Russell C. (Jessica) Himes, Jr., Billy Joe Himes; 2 sisters, Bertha Griffin, Mary Lou McCracken; 9 grandchildren, Chasity, Samantha, James, Bethany, Madison, Rachel, Meghan, Matthew, Grace; 3 great grandchildren, Makenna, Callie, Michael. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Russell Himes; 1 sister, Freda May Griffin.

Funeral Service 1:00 PM, Friday, January 17, 2014 at Lighthouse Baptist Church with Pastor Roy Himes officiating. Burial will follow in Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Thursday at the church.

Pallbearers will be: Russell C. Himes, Jr., Billy Joe Himes, Doug Himes, James Guy, Joseph Bryant, Bobby Charleston.

Reppert Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. The family suggests contributions to the funeral home to help with funeral cost.

Dana Hoover
Dana Hoover

Dana June Hoover

Dana June O’Donnell Hoover, 64, of Union City, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014, at the UK Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. Dana was born in Madison County, Kentucky, on February 20, 1949, the daughter of the late Clarence and Lydia Snowden O’Donnell.

She was a bank teller at Park Federal Credit Union and a member of the Union City Baptist Church for over 20 years.

Mrs. Hoover enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, shopping and working with her flowers. She loved her Lord Jesus Christ and was a member of the Union City Baptist Church WMU.

Mrs. Hoover is survived by: her husband of 47 years, Carl Hoover; one son, Tim Karl Hoover (fiancée, Rhonda); one daughter, Sara Kristin Hoover (Michael); one brother, Harold O’Donnell (Hazel); six grandchildren, Kevin, Jacob, Brody, Kayla, Hannah and Ashley; as well as numerous other family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Dana was preceded in death by a son, Carrie Lee Hoover.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2014, at the Union City Baptist Church, 2502 Doylesville Road, Richmond, with Bro. James Hardin officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the church. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be: David O’Donnell, Steven O’Donnell, Freddie Terrell, Mike Hoover, Mark Hoover and Derek Agee. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Union City WMU.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Union City Baptist Church Benevolence Fund.

Nina E. Shaffer
Nina E. Shaffer

Nina E. Shaffer

Nina E. Shaffer, 84, of Springfield, Ohio, died Saturday, January 11, 2014, in Tampa, Florida. She was born in Xenia, Ohio, on May 5, 1929, the daughter of Abram and Nina L. (Tedrick) Burrell.

She retired from Security National Bank after 52 years of service. She was a member of First Christian Church of Springfield, Fort Nightly Musical Club, Shrine Widows Club and worked for many years at the Clark County (Ohio) Fair.

Survivors include her two children, Gary (Melanie) Shaffer of Richmond, Kentucky, and Shari Shaffer of Tampa, Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Albert (Sue) Burrell of Ocala, Florida; two grandchildren, Rick and Sarah; three nieces, Sally Riley, Heather Groff and Cara Richmond; and nephew, Jeff Burrell and their families.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, in 1996.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in Conroy Funeral Home of Springfield, Ohio. Her funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with Marty Frazer officiating. Burial will be in Somerford Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or the Humane Society.

Ruby Ross Lynch

Ruby Ross Lynch, 91, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was the widow of Wheeler Lynch. Mrs. Lynch was born March 16, 1922, in Booneville, Kentucky, the daughter of Matt and Rachael Begley Ross, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Richmond Church of Christ, where she was the second oldest member. Mrs. Lynch enjoyed quilting, cooking and gardening.

Survivors include: one daughter, Sandra Sue Palmiter (Ed) of Louisville; one son, Jimmy D. Lynch (Dolly) of Richmond; three grandchildren, Kimberly Wray, Jason Palmiter and D-Anne Ross Lynch; five great-grandchildren, Blake Wray, Damon Wray, Kristina Wray Divens, Jimmye Ann Johnston and Mari-Lou Johnston; one brother, Bobby Ross of Berea; and three sisters, Gwen Price and Freida McWhorter, both of Hamilton, Ohio, and Gladys Ledbetter of Muncie, Indiana.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: a granddaughter, Jimmye Lou Lynch; a brother, Leon Ross; and three sisters, Kathryn Ross, Eudella Cole and Irma Lakes.

Funeral services for Ruby Lynch will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2014, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Jack Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hospice Compassionate Care Center or to the Richmond Church of Christ vision fund.

Jake Jerome Huguely
Jake Jerome Huguely

Jake Jerome Huguely

Jake Jerome Huguely, age 63, passed away at his home in Richmond on Saturday, January 11, 2014. He was the son of the late Allen and Margaret Huguely. He was a welder and a member of the First Baptist Church, Francis and Collins Street.

He is survived by his daughter, Jaloria Lynn Jeter of Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister, Patricia Chandler of Richmond, Ky.; brothers, Allen Jackson Huguely (Melody) of Dayton, Ohio, John Fredrick Huguely (Frances) of Richmond, Ky. A host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and dear friends also survive.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014, at St. Paul A. M.E. Church, 437 Francis Street, Richmond, Ky. with Rev. Alray Huguely officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen Louise Smith

Helen Louise Smith, 83, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away Saturday morning, January 11, 2014, at Cedars of Lebanon, in Lebanon, Ohio. She was born September 15, 1930, in Berea, Kentucky, to Jeff Frank and Martha Dean Smith, both of whom preceded her in death.

She attended and graduated from Owensboro Senior High School and attended the Christian College of Columbia, Missouri. Ms. Smith received her B.S. degree in medical technology from the University of Kentucky in 1951 and received her M.Ed. degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1973. She also attended medical technology workshops at the University of Minnesota.

During the 1950s, Ms. Smith had held several positions at the Daviess County Hospital in Owensboro, including medical technologist, supervisor and bacteriologist. Her professional career continued during the 1960s and ’70s with a myriad of technology and instructing positions at the Cincinnati University Hospital, where she became the associate director of the School of Medical Technology at the University of Cincinnati in 1980. She continued in this position until retirement.

She was a member of many organizations including: Pilot Club International, Pilot Club of Cincinnati (President, 1965-66), American Society of Medical Technologists, Ohio Society of Medical Technologists, District 8 Society of Medical Technologists (President-Elect, 1968-69), American Society of Microbiologists, South Central Association for Clinical Microbiologists (Chairperson) and that association’s Education Sub-committee (3 years) and regional meetings chairperson for various committees, and the American Association of University Women.

Ms. Smith also found time to serve on the City of Cincinnati Committee on the Medical Technology and the Allied Health Committee of the College of Medicine at University of Cincinnati.

In addition, she held membership in: Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who Midwest, listed in its International Biography; Phi Theta Kappa, Delta Eta Chi, Phi Beta Kappa, National Register of Prominent American and International Notables, American Biographical Institute, and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.

She served as deacon at Roselawn Baptist Church and College Hill Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a cousin, Doris Maltby, of Jacksonville, Florida.

Graveside services for Ms. Smith will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the Berea Cemetery where interment will follow. There will be no visitation. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of her services.

Helen Abshear Rogers
Helen Abshear Rogers

Helen Rogers

Helen Rogers, 79, of Richmond, the widow of Arthur Rogers, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the Hospice Compassionate Career in Richmond. She was born December 14, 1934, to Arch and Elsie Jane Sizemore Abshear, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and of the Holiness faith.

Survivors include: one daughter, Trula Faye Rogers (Matthew Kelly); her sons, David Rogers, Donald Rogers, Lloyd Rogers (Judy), Larry Rogers, Lewis Rogers (Rhonda), James Rogers and Floyd Rogers, all of Richmond; one sister, Emma Ray; her brothers, Luther, Herman and Dallas Abshear; 30 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: one son, Tony Rogers; and four brothers, William, James, Paul and Winford Abshear.

Funeral services for Mrs. Rogers will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. David Lamb and Bro. Philip Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Homer Davis
Homer Davis

Homer Davis

Homer Davis, 86, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born March 21, 1927, in Fayette County, to Stan and Mary Shanks Davis, both of whom precede him in death.

Mr. Davis was a retired construction worker and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the John F. Marshall Memorial Holiness Church.

He is survived by: his loving wife of 63 years, Willie Mae Marshall Davis of Richmond; three daughters, Sandra (Bairy “Bill”) Parrett, Janice (Ricky) Rhodus and Sharon (Carl) Still, all of Richmond; five sons, Bobby (Nettie) Davis, James (Marilyn) Davis, Walter (Wilma) Davis, Kenneth (Mary Sue) Davis, all of Richmond, and Homer (Jessica) Davis Jr. of Berea; one brother, Chester Davis; three sisters, Iva (Ray) Prather, Madeline (Junior) Reece and Stella (Lewis) Anderson; 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one sister, Ruby Hobbs; and two brothers, Jimmy and Edward Davis.

Services for Mr. Davis will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Calvin Marshall and Bro. Elvie Evans officiating. Burial will follow in the Davis Family Cemetery on High Reeves Road, Richmond. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jay Davis, Tony Davis, Adam Rhodus, Kenny Davis Jr., Jordan Still and Jason Davis. Honorary bearers will be David Rhodus, Michael Rhodus, Brayden Davis, Chris Cole, Randy Chrisman and Harold Rhodus.

Franklin B. Caudill

Franklin B. “Bennie” Caudill, 75, of Richmond, the widower of Faye Goins Caudill, passed away shortly after arrival at Baptist Health-Richmond. He was born August 22, 1938, in Richmond, Kentucky, to Eli P. and Pearlie York Caudill, both of whom preceded him in death.

Bennie retired from Verizon after more than 35 years of service to the company and its predecessors. He had served in the Kentucky National Guard and was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed fishing and took great pride in his hobby of woodworking.

He is survived by: his three sons, Mike, Tim and Mark Caudill, all of Richmond; one brother, Curtis Caudill (Betty) of San Diego, California; two grandchildren, Matthew Morgan and Brandon Rice; five great-grandchildren, Rebekah Parks, Caleb, Keaton, Damon and Chloe Rice, as well as, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Faye, he was preceded in death by: one son, Rodney Caudill; two sisters, Macy Hensley and Juanita Pollock; and three brothers, Oakley, Kenneth, and Crit Caudill.

Private family services will be conducted at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the family plot of the Richmond Cemetery.

David Bertram
David Bertram

David Bertram

A brilliant light went out on Sunday, January 12, 2014, as David Bertram, born September 18, 1942, was called home. He was one of eight children born to the late William V. and Laura Hurt Bertram.

A devoted family man, he was most at ease on the farm where he and his wife spent nearly 20 years. He enjoyed his garden, fishing, woodworking and being outdoors. A self-taught musician, he loved playing the guitar and banjo and had a beautiful singing voice. He was also a United States Army veteran having served in the Vietnam era as a paratrooper.

He leaves behind a hole in the heart of all who knew and respected him. He attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Richmond.

Mr. Bertram is survived by: his loving and devoted wife of 47 years, Carolyn Lawson Bertram; three daughters, Tonya Rogers (Paul), Renee Azbill and husband Rick, and Stacy Bertram, all of Richmond; two beautiful grandchildren, Kevin Azbill (Amanda) and Marina Rogers; two brothers, Ray Bertram and wife Anita, and Gary Bertram and wife Jan; three sisters, Ginny Rollins and husband Jim, Helen Atherton and husband James, and Alene Roberts and husband Hugh; two special sisters-in-law, Janet Bertram and Marilyn Bertram; his father-in-law, Eugene Lawson; a brother-in-law, Ken Lawson and wife Brenda; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Rev. Lynn Bertram and Larry Bertram.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Howard and Rev. Pat Prather officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation is requested from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

His daughters and sons-in-law will serve as pallbearers.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

Irene Deatherage Ross
Irene Deatherage Ross

Irene Deatherage Ross

Mrs. Irene Deatherage Ross, age 86 of Mt. Vernon, beloved wife of the late Sherman Monroe Ross, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was born in Rockcastle Co. KY on November 2, 1927 the daughter of George Lee and Pearlie Childress Deatherage.

She retired from Parker Seal and her passion was sewing and quilting. She was of the Baptist Faith.

She is survived by two daughters: Torsha (Ray) Lear of Mt. Vernon and Vickey (Ben) Combs of Richmond. Also surviving are six grandchildren: Tammy Lear and Richard York of Eubank, Pennie and Tony Monk of Mt. Vernon, Melessia and Kevin Rickett of Brodhead, Shawn and Saundra Osborne of Mt. Vernon, Jonathan Osborne of Mt. Vernon and Crystal and Robbie Singleton of Brodhead.

She is also survived by twelve great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Sherman Monroe Ross; three brothers: Arlis Deatherage, Bill Deatherage and Edd Deatherage and one sister: Jamie Deatherage.

Visitation will be Monday, January 13, 2014 6-9 PM Dowell & Martin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1 PM at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Gary W. Oliver
Gary W. Oliver

Gary W. Oliver

Gary W. “Big O” Oliver, 68 of Lancaster, KY, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was a son of the late Zora and Della Moore Oliver and was born December 13, 1945, in Madison County, Kentucky.

Gary was a former school teacher and horse trainer and a member of Freedom Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Kentucky Walking Horse Association and Central Kentucky Saddle Club. He enjoyed hunting, basketball, horses and Bluegrass music.

Survivors include his wife, Lynn Duvall Oliver of Lancaster; a son, Phillip Tyler (Diana) Oliver of Lancaster; two daughters, Lindsay Webb Oliver of Lancaster and Jill (Steve) Kinnaird of Lancaster; a brother, Norman (Barbara) Oliver of Lancaster and sister, Phyllis Butner of Lancaster; two grandchildren Brantley Joseph Oliver and Kasey Marie Kinnaird; and several nieces and nephews.

In following Gary’s wishes, cremation rites have taken place. A Memorial Service will be 7:00 pm Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Ramsey Funeral Home and visitation from 4:00—7:00 pm with Rev. Jerry Browning and Rev. Kaywood Morris officiating.

Cornelia Alcorn Hale

Cornelia Alcorn Hale, age 91, of Estill Acres Court in Irvine passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at the Kenwood House after a long illness. She was born August 5, 1922 in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Hume and Maude Wells Alcorn.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Holiness Church. She had lived in Estill County all of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hale.

She is survived by 1 Daughter Frances Walton of Richmond, 2 Sons Bobby Gene Hale of Richmond and Billy Wayne Hale of Estill Co.

She also is survived by 3 Sisters Mildred Kelly of Irvine, Juanita Middleton of Dry Ridge, Delma Fox of Oregon, 4 Brothers Jimmy Alcorn, Gary Alcorn, Ray Alcorn all of Indiana and Thomas Alcorn of Michigan, along with 5 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great-Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 1 sister, Mary Sparks, 2 brothers; Howard Alcorn and Hume Alcorn, Jr. and 1 great-great grandchild, Breanna Marie Isaacs.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 18, 2 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Harold Edmonson. Burial will be at the Congleton Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Friday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Dwayne Hale, Bobby Aldridge, Tim Walton, Jeffery Walton, Chad Jones and Taylor Hampton

Nancy Riddell

Nancy Louise Lethgo Riddell, age 64, of Poplar Street in Ravenna passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at her home following a long illness. She was born July 25, 1949 in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Rice and Dena Hall Lethgo.

She was a retired elementary school teacher and had lived in Estill County all of her life. She was a member of the Irvine First Baptist Church and the Eastern Star.

She is survived by Her husband Thomas Dwaine Riddell, 1 Daughter Dena Riddell Swim & husband, Russ, 2 Sisters Doris Lethgo of Estill Co. and Linda Lethgo of Middletown, OH.

She also leaves behind 1 Grandchild Micah Trey Swim, 3 Nieces Donna Sowder of North Carolina, Lynne Zieverink of Lexington and Debbie Hounchell of Berea.

She was preceded in death by 2 daughters; Doris Faye and Thelma Kaye Riddell, 1 sister, Anita Worman and 1 brother, Bill Lethgo.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 17, 2 PM at the Irvine First Baptist Church by Bro. Cecil Morgan. Burial will be at the West Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 PM Friday at the Irvine First Baptist Church.

Pallbearers: Glen Wise, Dwight Rogers, Tony Murphy, Ethan Witt, Russ Swim and Steve Baber

Honorary Pallbearers: Charles Crowe, Micah Trey Swim, Connie Witt, Diana Brandenburg, Sue Case, Jantzen Day, Kordel Day, David Cox, Bobby Sherrard, Phyllis Thomas, Abby Witt, Loretta Crowe, Marina Prewitt and Betty Hisle

Ronnie Carlo Gross

Ronnie Carlo Gross, age 37, of Leighton Road in Irvine passed away Monday, January 13, 2014, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center as the result of an accident. He was born November 16, 1976 in Fayette County and was the son of the late Ronnie and Drucilla Walling Gross. He was a former construction worker and had lived in Estill County all of his life.

He is survived by His grandparents Paul and Zetta Lamb of Estill Co., 1 daughter Ronni Cailyn Gross of Waco, 2 sisters Sherry Robinson & companion, Walter McKinney and Michelle Hoover & husband, James all of Estill Co.

He was preceded in death by 1 nephew, Dustin Young.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 17, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Alferd Webb. Burial will be at the Robinson Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Thursday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Dustin Young in spirit, Shannon Kelly, Gerald “Bubby” Miller, Mike Stevens, Mikie Stevens, Jim Brown Kelley and Roger Burns

Honorary Pallbearers: Robbie Young, Toot McKinney, James Hoover, Tyler Turpin, James B. Hoover, Farrell Marcum, Andy Newton, Danny Allen Hoover, Paul Lamb, Shawn Chaney, Charles Walling, Kirk Young, Jesse Young and Brian Joe Henry

Alpha Coyle
Alpha Coyle

Alpha Coyle

Alpha Coyle was born September 10, 1924 in Jackson County and departed this life Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Berea, being 89 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James & Laura (Lainhart) Richardson.

Alpha is survived by seven children, Kenneth Coyle and his wife Judy; Ralph Coyle; Rex Coyle and his wife Ruby; Shirley Abner and her husband Earl; Ray Coyle and his wife Connie; Keith Coyle and his wife Lisa and Sheila Isaacs and her husband Bernam all of McKee. She is also survived by a step son, Valtner Isaacs and his wife Vertie of McKee; by a brother, Chester Richardson of Berea and by a sister, Reba Hobbs of Cynthiana. Alpha was blessed with 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Alpha was also preceded in death by her husband, Alson Coyle; by two sons, Rayburn & Douglas Coyle; by a daughter in law, Joyce Coyle; by a brother, Coleman Richardson and by five sisters, Flosia Fox, Veron Steele, Ona Harrison, Myrtle Isaacs and Beulah Maupin.

Alpha was a member of the Sand Springs Holiness Church.

Funeral service was held 11:00AM Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Leonard Wilder and Bro. Larry Gray officiating. Burial followed in the Coyle Cemetery. Interment will be at Coyle Cemetery Sand Springs, KY. Visitation was held 6:00PM Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Funeral Home.

Shirley Norvell
Shirley Norvell

Shirley Ann Norvell

Shirley Ann (Harrison) Norvell was born June 20, 1970 in Berea and departed this life Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, being 43 years of age.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Chris Norvell of Dayton, OH; by her children, Daniel Keith Harrison & Sierra Hazel Pertee and her friend Freddy Joiner; by two grandchildren, Jaydin Harrison and Conner Joyner; by her mother and step father, Hazel & Larry Joe White; her brothers, Steven Wayne Harrison and Larry Joe White Jr. all of McKee; by her step grandmother, Hazel White of Miamisburg, OH. Other survivors include her father and mother in law, Carlos & Cindy Norvell of Miamisburg, OH; step brothers and sisters, Ella Malone of Oklahoma; J.C. Norvell, Dewey Sherman Whitsell, Henrietta Whitsell all of Dayton, OH and by two step grandchildren, Molly Malone of Oklahoma and D.J. Norvell of Dayton, OH.

Shirley was preceded in death by her father, Henry Junior Harrison; paternal grandparents, Dewey & Nannie Harrison; maternal grandparents, Henry Clay & Katie Mae Hatton; step paternal grandfather, Grover White and step sisters, Tonya Harrison.

Shirley will be missed by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Shirley was a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Franklin, OH.

Funeral service was held 2:00PM Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at the Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. J.B. Alexander officiating. Burial followed in the Birch Lick Cemetery. Visitation was 6:00 P.M. Tuesday January 14, 2014 at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Donnie Hayes, Steven Harrison, Danny Harrison, Leonard Harrison, Jeff White & William Lunsford. Honorary pallbearers were Roger White & Grover White Jr.

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