Obituaries Jan. 5-12, 2014

Clyde E. Powell
Clyde E. Powell

Clyde E. Powell

Clyde E. Powell, age 79, of Berea, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. A native of Garrard County, he was the son of the late Mundy and Nannie Coyle Powell.

He was a retired employee of Berea College as the store room manager in Facilities Management. He was also retired as unit administrator, First Squadron, 397th Regiment, First Brigade 100th Division (IT). Later, he worked as a courier for Peoples Bank.

Mr. Powell was an Army veteran, a member of the Berea Church of God and the American Legion. He had served as Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 51, loved to travel, especially through Eastern Kentucky, and he loved his military friends. Mr. Powell was a published writer with history as one of his favorite topics.

Mr. Powell is survived by: his wife of 60 years, Geraldine Gregory Powell of Berea; his daughter, Yvonne Williams (Daniel Doulch) of Berea; his grandchildren, Zachary Robert (Emily Devere) Williams, Chelsea Nan (Wesley) Pingleton, both of Berea, and his great grandchild, Jaelyn E. Williams of Berea. He is also survived by a brother, Leslie (Mayme) Powell of Garrard County. 3 brothers, Albert, Coleman, Delbert, and 1 sister, Udell Carpenter preceded him in death.

Funeral services for Mr. Powell will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Mitchell Tolle officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens with military honors. Visitation will be from 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be COL Jim Fleenor USA Retired, COL Joe Brown USA Retired, MSG Bill Hendricks USA Retired, SFC Don Moore USA Retired, SFC Don Buchanan USA Retired, and SSG Henry King USA Retired.

Honorary Pallbearers will be MG Bill Barron USA Retired, MG John Tindall USA Retired, BG Merwyn Jackson USA Retired, COL Paul Baker USA Retired, COL Robert Barnes USA Retired, COL Norman Williams USA Retired, MAJ Danny Damrel USA Retired, 1SG Bill Moseley USA Retired, MSG Pat Lambert USA Retired, SSG Lafe Carmine USAR, and additional recognition to all the 100th Division soldiers Clyde had the pleasure of serving with.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hindman Settlement School Dyslexia Program, P. O. Box 844, Hindman, Kentucky 41822.

Helen Rogers

Helen Rogers passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014 in Richmond, Kentucky. Funeral details are pending at this time. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Jeff McWhorter

Jeff McWhorter age 51 of Berea, died Tuesday Jan. 7, 2014 at Baptist Health in Richmond, KY. Jeff was a lifelong resident of Berea, he was a master tile and hardwood floor installer and had served in the US Army.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents the late Don McWhorter and Phyllis Young Northern.

Jeff is survived by his son Dakota McWhorter of Berea, his granddaughter Kaedance Hope McWhorter, and his siblings: Dean Northern, Robert Northern, Rocky Northern and Donna Hoskins.

There will be a memorial service Saturday January 11, 2014 at the Russell Acton Folk Center from 4-9 pm. Lakes Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Helen Smith

Helen Smith passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014 in Ohio. Funeral details are pending at this time. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Paul Glenn Hacker

Paul Glenn Hacker, 50, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Baptist Health – Richmond. Mr. Hacker was born on May 23, 1963 in Madison County to John and Helen Agee Hacker.

He worked with the family business, Hacker Bottle Gas Company. He was an avid NASCAR and horse racing fan. His greatest joy in life was his grandchildren. He was also of the Christian faith.

He is survived by his wife: Patricia Ann Master Hacker; his mother: Helen Agee Hacker of Moberly; his daughter: Crystal Kelley of Richmond; two brothers: Johnny C. Hacker and Jerry Hacker; his sister: Paula Harvey and husband Bob and two grandchildren: Destiny Kelley and Jayleigh Applegate.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. Monday, January 13, 2014 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

Donald Wayne Marshall

Donald Wayne Marshall, 59, of Berea, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Lexington. Mr. Marshall was born in Madison County on July 9, 1954, to William “Billy Lee” Marshall and Minnie Abner Marshall Hymer.

He had worked for the Berea Hospital and Meineke Car Care. He enjoyed serving as a safety officer, chaplain and past president of the Red Lick Fire Department. He also was a United States Army veteran and member of the Owsley Fork Baptist Church.

He is survived by: his wife, Betty Frances Satterfield Marshall; his mother, Minnie Abner Marshall Hymer of Richmond; his son, Robert Marshall and wife Rebecca of Richmond; three daughters, Christy Isaacs and husband Keith of Berea, Stephanie Blanton of Richmond and Jackie Mullins; his stepson, John Crane of Big Hill; and 11 grandchildren, Rhianna Bowlin, John Paul Crane, Zadie Victoria Lee Crane, Heather Marshall, Zachary Isaacs, William Feltner, David Feltner, Lindsay Feltner, Kwyntyn Marshall, Madison Marshall and Katrina Marshall.

Mr. Marshall was preceded in death by his father, William “Billy Lee” Marshall.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Robbins and Bro. Kenneth Wilder officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be John Crane, Shelby Dunigan, Thomas Bowman, Wayne Adams, Glenn Stewart and Tommy Lamb. Honorary pallbearers will be Lester Satterfield, Sal Zanghi, Kwyntyn Marshall, William Feltner, David Feltner and Barry Vires.

Charles Ernest Sparks

Charles Ernest Sparks, 69, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the VA Hospital on Cooper Drive. He was a native of Madison County born Dec. 16,1944, to the late Pleas and Mary Hollingsworth Sparks.

He was a retired truck driver and a disabled US Army Veteran who served in Vietnam. He was an outdoor person who loved hunting, fishing and camping.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife and life partner of 24 years Margaret Pantaleone Sparks, children Timothy Sparks, Richmond, Charles Allen Sparks, Utah, Rebecca Minto, Richmond, step daughters Jennifer Hallee, Amanda Butler, and Nicole Tangara, all of Lexington sisters Marjorie Pearson husband Jasper, Beverly Tracy husband Leslie, and Stella McCay husband Danny, brothers Kenneth and Jerry Sparks all of Madison County, 4 grandchildren which includes Timothy A sparks, Jr. who had lived with his grandparents.

A gathering of his family and a Remembrance will be held be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 11:00 AM at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home. Honoring his wish the family chose Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home for cremation.

Melvin Patton

Melvin “Butch” Patton, husband of Anna Chenault Patton, passed away Jan. 6, 2014.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 11, with funeral services immediately afterward at Consolidated Baptist Church on Russell Cave Road in Lexington.

Arrangements provided by Fender Funeral Home.

Connie Lou King La Rocca

Connie Lou King La Rocca, 42, of Richmond, passed away Monday, January 6, 2014, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. She was born August 7, 1971, in Richmond, Kentucky, to Mary Moberly King and the late Everett King.

Connie was a homemaker and a member of Kings Tabernacle. She loved her dogs and most importantly she loved her Bible and her Lord Jesus, and she continually asked to be remembered in prayer by everyone.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Luis La Rocca; two sisters, Anna Grace (Ronnie) of Irvine, Donna Hayes (Cliff) of Richmond; one brother, Everett King (Gail) of Waco; her nieces, Katelyn Hayes and McKenzie Hayes; her nephews, David King, Logan King (Elizabeth), Jonathan King (Joli) and Jacob King; and her great nieces and great nephews, Ashton King, Blake King, Camdyn King, Darbeigh King and Madilee King.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary E. King, and a nephew, Chris King.

Funeral services for Connie will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Greg King and Bro. William Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m. on Thursday and 4 – 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Logan, Jonathan, Jacob, Frankie, Nathan, Stevie, Seth King, Bural Culton and Bryian Culton.

Iva Jean Burton

Iva Jean Burton, 77, the wife of Bobby Burton, passed away Wednesday morning, January 8, 2014, at her home. Mrs. Burton was born in Madison County on May 27, 1936, the daughter of the late Herbert and Gracie Clark Stocker.

She was a retired Senior Vice-President of the former First Federal Savings and Loan of Richmond.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter: Karen Burton; two grandchildren: Jeanna Raye Burton, and Amanda Siobhan Burton; great-grandson: Jack; a daughter-in-law: Dottye Etherington Burton; three sisters: Phyllis Reiglesberger, Nancy Johnson and Judy Martin (Blaine) and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by one son, Robert “Rob” Burton.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday morning at the funeral home.

Bruce Smith
Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith, 63, went home be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, after an illness. Born July 14, 1950, he was a life-long resident of Jackson and Madison Counties.

Bruce dedicated his life to serving God, his family, and his fellow man. He was the former Pastor of Grassy Springs Baptist Church in Jackson County, former Sunday School Teacher at Brassfield Baptist Church in Waco. More than anything he loved spending time with his family and his church families.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene Smith; two daughters, Tina Neal, Amanda (Tommy) Gilbert; two step-daughters, Vickie Lynn Smith, Bobbie (Jonathan) Acuff; his mother, Mary Fox Smith; 8 grandchildren, Patricia Acuff, Tyler Acuff, Katie Gilbert, Alexis Gilbert, Brayden Gilbert, Bruce Lee Neal, Brandon Neal, and Brently Neal; 4 sisters, Bernice Smith, Jewel (J.) Isaacs, Mildred (Bill) Richardson, Bonnie Wilson; 2 brothers, Glen Smith, Anthony “Tick” (Karen) Smith; special nephew, Owen J. Isaacs; as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Bruce is proceeded in death by his father, Farris Smith; 2 daughters, Melissa Smith, Tonda Lou Smith; 2 brothers, Cecil Smith, Cleburn Smith; 2 sisters, Porshia A. Smith, Deanna Smith; as well as his father-in-law, Clyde Smith, mother-in-law, Lucy Smith, and sister-in-law, Ailene Smith.

Funeral service 1:00 PM, Friday, January 10, 2014 at Reppert Funeral Home with Pastor James Lunsford officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 pm Thursday.

Pallbearers will include Owen J. Isaccs, Jonathan Acuff, Scott Rowlett, Charles Rowlett, Stacy Rowlett, and Bill Richardson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Clyde Smith, Glen Smith, Anthony “Tick” Smith, Brently Neal, Brandon Neal, Bruce Lee Neal, Brayden Gilbert, and Joseph Lunsford.

William Scudder Wilcox
William Scudder Wilcox

William Scudder Wilcox

William Scudder Wilcox, beloved husband of Martha A. Rosenberg, passed away on January 5, 2014, after a valiant battle with cancer. Born in Richmond, Kentucky, William was the son of the late, Luther and Christine Wilcox.

William was an Eagle Scout and graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in political science.

From college graduation until his retirement, William was employed in public service through the court system, both state and federal. He was formerly employed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Department of Child Welfare, and the Kentucky Department of Corrections as a probation and parole officer. He also served as supervising United States Probation Officer for the United States Probation Office, Eastern District of Kentucky, and as the district’s firearms instructor.

William is survived by: his wife, Martha; his son, Alexander William Wilcox; his daughter, Christina Rose Wilcox Wood; his nephew, James R. Wilcox; his grandson, Rustin Wood; and his faithful dog, Shadow.

In addition to his family, William was blessed to have close and loving in-laws, cousins and many, many friends he cared for deeply.

A celebration of his life will be conducted at Milward – Man ’O War, 1509 Trent Boulevard, Lexington, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m.

The family suggests donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lexington Humane Society or Disabled American Veterans.

Georgia Williams Turpin
Georgia Williams Turpin

Georgia Williams Turpin

Mrs. Georgia Williams Turpin, 80, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Turpin was born in Harlan, Kentucky on June 11, 1933 to the late P. B. and Dessie Long Williams.

She retired, after thirty years of service, from the Madison County School System as a first grade teacher. She was also an employee of Added Touch and June Morning for the past 28 years. She was affiliated with Central Kentucky Education Association, Daniel Boone Retired Teachers and was a charter member of The Stella Parke Night Circle (Women’s Missionary Union.) She was also a member of the Union City Baptist Church.

She is survived by: her loving husband of 53 years, Bert Ray Turpin; and a “special daughter,” RaNae Hatfield.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Turpin was also preceded in death by: her son, Ricky Nathan Turpin; her brother, Gordon Williams; two sisters, Mary Ellen Adams, and Phoebe Lawrence; and her sister-in-law, Dorothy Williams.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Friday, January 10, 2014 at the Union City Baptist Church, 2502 Doylesville Rd, Richmond, with Bro. James Hardin officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2:00 – 6:00 P.M. Thursday at the church.

Pallbearers will be: Pat Tate, Darrell Tate, Rev. Johnny D. Ward, Wayne Lawrence, Gary Lawrence, Chris Williams, Steven Williams, Andrew Williams, and Danny B. Williams. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Barbara Rupard, Ruby Jo Ward, Jean Fortney, Cecil T. & Carol Moores, Ken & Mary Weitkamp, Wayne & Jean Bowling, Bill & Donna Hendricks, Sharon & Gary Osborne, Edna Oliver, Elizabeth Radford, Loretta Howell, Loraine Cotton, and Harlan Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made in memory of Georgia to: The Union City Baptist Church, Sunrise Children’s Services, the Gideon’s, or the charity of your choice.

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

Bobby Alton Johnson

Bobby Alton Johnson was born September 5, 1942, in Madison County and departed this life Sunday, December 29, 2013, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, being 71 years of age.

He was the son of Addie (Chasteen) Russell of Annville and of the late James Johnson. In addition to his father, Bobby was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Johnson. He was of the Holiness faith.

In addition to his mother, Bobby is survived by: his wife, Naomi Johnson of McKee; and by three children, Nancy Burnham and her husband Terry of Lincoln, Alabama, Michael Allen Johnson and Richard A. Johnson, both of McKee. He is also survived by a brother, William Johnson of McKee, and by a half sister, Barbara Hammonds of Ohio. Bobby was blessed with four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at the Fox Cemetery with Bro. Buddy Hunter officiating.

Lakes Funeral Home of McKee was in charge of arrangements.

William R. Turner

William R. “Billy” Turner, 49, husband of Joyce Crouch Turner, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home after a battle with cancer. Billy is the son of the late Ruford Turner Jr. and the late Barbara Abrams Turner Hacker.

Billy was a self-employed carpet installer and had been a member of the Red Lick Volunteer Fire Department since it was founded.

Billy is survived by: his wife, Joyce Crouch Turner; and two sons, Jason (Melinda) Turner and Brandon Scott Turner; his sisters, Tina (Ricky) Rose and Connie (Doug) Hunt; and his granddaughter, Katie Marie Turner.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at the Red Lick Baptist Church with Bro. Ermon Turner and Bro. Charley Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Red Lick Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Red Lick Baptist Church.

Lakes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Harold E. Shelton

Harold E. Shelton, 58, of Red Lick, passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at his home. Mr. Shelton was born in Hamilton, Ohio, on October 17, 1955, to the late Lee Roy and Hazel Marie Sproles Shelton.

Harold loved boating, throwing horse shoes and spending time with his friends and family. He was a member of the Holiness faith.

Survivors include: his daughter, Tiffany Marie Davidson (Joe Kelly Davidson II); sons, Gordon Shelton, and Paul David Cox (fiancé Deanna Johnson); six brothers, William Wesley Shelton (Lisa), Michael Lee Shelton (Joan), Johnny Ray Shelton, Kenneth Wayne Shelton, James Bert Shelton and Thomas Eugene Shelton (Patsy Annette); his grandchildren, Joe Kelly Davidson III, Shawn Michael Davidson and Wyatt Lee Davidson.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at the Combs Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Frazier officiating. Burial will follow in the Whispering Pines Cemetery of Red Lick. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be his brothers: Mike, Tommy, Jimbo, Kenny, Wesley and Johnny Shelton. Honorary pallbearers will be: Ricky Fowler, Lloyd Baker Jr. and Podge Osborn.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to help cover final expenses.

Edith Rose

Edith Rose, 95, of Richmond, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Hospice Compassionate Care Center. She was the widow of Lloyd Rose. Mrs. Rose was born June 21, 1918, in Jackson County, the daughter of Thomas and Lydia Jane Lainhart Rose, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Tates Creek Baptist Church and the Eastern Star No. 563 of Englewood, Ohio. Mrs. Rose enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening, and she loved to have her family together.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Rose was preceded in death by four brothers.

Survivors include: one son, Chester L. Rose of Richmond; two daughters, Gail Barker of Richmond and Estelle Rohr of Lexington; five grandchildren, Sandy (Mark) Owen, James E. (Lisa) Rohr II, Dwight David (Donetta) Rohr, Michael (Katherine) Rose and Lisa Rose; nine great-grandchildren, James E. Rohr III, Brittany Owen, Lauren Rohr, Jesse Owen, Mason Rohr, Mikayla Owen, Kellie Rohr, Jacob Rose and Amanda Rose; and one sister, Hallie Gilbert.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell. Funeral services for Edith Rose will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, at the Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Guiley officiating. Burial will follow in the West Irvine Cemetery.

Pallbearers will James E. Rohr II, James E. Rohr III, David Rohr, Mark Owen, Jesse Owen and Roland Adams.

Florence L. Murray
Florence L. Murray

Florence L. Murray

Florence L. Murray, 98, of Prospect Street, Berea, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014, at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. She was born in Grant County, Kentucky, to the late George W. and Harriett Leona Gibson Lewis.

She was an educator in the Clay County School district for 34 years and a member of the Pine Grove Church of Christ.

She will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her happiest moments were spent feeding her family and friends around the kitchen table.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Gordon; one daughter, Penelope Lewis; and siblings Joann, Georgia, Marion, Pearl, Virginia Mae, Sherman, Bige, Lige, Rachel and Jean.

She is survived by: her son, Lowell Murray and his wife Peggy; two granddaughters, Melissa Anderson and her husband Scott, Margaret Merrick and her husband Mark. Three grandchildren, Aaron Anderson, Madeline and Macie Merrick; and two sisters, Essie and Annie also survive her.

Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Pine Grove Cemetery in Clay County. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lakes Funeral Home with services beginning at 5 p.m. Bro. Charles Moore and Bro. Cletus Maricle will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Darrin Wright, Mark Merrick, Scott Anderson, Aaron Anderson, Ronnie Hacker and Larry Hughes.

Jewell Howard Coleman

Jewell Howard “Bit” Coleman, 55, of Hollywood, Florida, formerly of Richmond, passed away Thursday, at Serenity Gardens in Hollywood. Mr. Coleman was a native of Madison County, a son of Katherine Coleman, and the late Jewell Coleman. Mr. Coleman was a retired sheet metal worker, and a talented artist.

Survivors include his mother Katherine Coleman, his daughter Kristina Faye Coleman (Robbie) Moatts; his son Jewell Scott Coleman; the love of his life Sandra Coleman; his brothers William “Bill” Howard and Brad “Bud” (Lisa) Howard; his grandchildren Cody Thomas Coleman, Heather Nichole Coleman, Courtney Renee Coleman, and Robert Thomas Dean Moatts; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

Services will be held Tuesday, November 10th, 1:00 pm at Heritage Funeral Home, 237 N. 2nd St. Richmond, with Rev. Brad “Bud” Howard officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 6:00 pm Monday.

Friends and nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Victor Preston Muncie

Victor Preston Muncie, age 97, of North Hudson Avenue in Irvine passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was born February 19, 1916 in Estill County and was the son of the late Isaac Shelby and Addie Faye Land Muncie.

He was a retired general contractor in the oil and water drilling business and was the former owner of Muncie’s Grocery. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the American Legion. He was a charter member of the Ravenna Church of the Nazarene and had lived in Estill County most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Della Marie Isaacs Muncie.

He is survived by: 2 Daughters: Janice Ballard & husband, Arthur of Irvine, Crystal Tingle & husband, Theo of Leesburg, FL, 1 Daughter-in-law: Harriett Muncie of Richmond, 5 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death 1 son, Victor W. Muncie, 4 sisters; Mae Gross, Dee Warren, Bernice Gilbert and Marie Rawlins and 2 brothers; Hester and Ray Muncie.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 13, 11 AM at the Ravenna Church of the Nazarene by Rev. Robert Steinbrook and Rev. Warren Toler. Burial will be at the Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Sunday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home and after 10 AM Monday at the Church.

Pallbearers: Arthur David Ballard, Randall Ballard, Kevin S. Tingle, Kyle Tingle, Joe Dahlman and Mark Ritchie.

Beverly Jean Watson

Beverly Jean Watson, age 73, a resident of the Irvine Health & Rehabilitation Center passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital after a long illness. She was born October 1, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Charlie and Maude Campbell Covey.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Irvine Free Methodist Church. She had lived in Estill County most of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eulis Bruce Watson.

She is survived by: 4 Daughters: Stella Kerby, Carol Jean Isaacs, Edna Rena Strong & husband, James, Sherry Charlene Simpson all of Irvine. 5 Sisters: Sarah Tubbus of Paris, Laura Stamper of Barbourville, Clara Millions & Bobby of Paris, Loretta Phillips & Curtis of Madison Co., Louise Cornn of Barbourville, 1 Brother: Charles Covey, Jr. of Madison Co.

She also leaves behind 5 Grandchildren: Melissa King, Chris Kerby, Kimberly Brinegar, Misty Epperson and Jamie Davidson, and 13 Great-Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 1 sister, Mary Covey and 2 brothers; Travis and Truman Covey.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 11, 10 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Chris Carlisle. Burial will be at the Cobb Hill Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Friday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Randy King, Randy King, Jr., Aaron Epperson, Levi Kerby, Billy Davidson and Josh Adkins Honorary Pallbearer: Chris Kerby

Malcolm Powell

Malcolm Powell was born February 23, 1941 in Jackson County and departed this life Monday, January 6, 2014 at his residence, being 72 years of age. He was the son of the late Alfred & Nellie (Hisel) Powell.

Malcolm is survived by his wife, Ida (Baker) Powell and by three children, Janice Powell of Louisville, Jason Powell of McKee and Katie Powell of Richmond. He is also survived by a sister, Fairy Powell of Richmond.

In addition to his parents, Malcolm was also preceded in death by two brothers, Chester Powell and Vernon Powell.

There was no visitation, funeral service was held 2:00 PM Friday, January 10, 2014 at the First Church of God in Kerby Knob with Bro. Darren Hisel officiating. Burial followed in the Powell Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home McKee was in charge of arrangements.

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