Obituaries August 9-16, 2015

Avery McCollum
Avery McCollum

Avery Scott McCollum

Avery Scott McCollum, 41, of Berea, died suddenly Friday, August 7, 2015. He was a Madison County native born May 22, 1974, a resident of the Berea area all his life and a member of the Holiness Faith.

Survivors include his mother, Shirley Hullet McCollum; 4 siblings, Yul McCollum, Roy McCollum, Nancy (Gene) Collins, Sheila (Dale) Johnson; a special family friend, Larry Cromer; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon McCollum; and his maternal grandmother, Martha Howard Hopkins.

Funeral Service 1:00 pm, Thursday at Crestview Holy Sanctuary with Pastor Harold Eads officiating. Burial will follow in Akers Cemetery in Garrard County. Visitation 11:00 am until service time. Reppert Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Pallbearers will be: Billy Shearer, Greg Collins, Eric Collins, Fred Richmond, Timothy Collins, Zachary McCollum. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Pepper Johnson, Stephanie Collins, Jesse McCollum, Jeremy Johnson, Alasha McCollum, Catrina McCollum.

U.S. Army veteran
U.S. Army veteran

Rube Abrams

Rube Abrams 75 of Jackson County passed away Wednesday August 5, 2015 at the Owsley County Health Care Center. He was born in Madison County, Kentucky to the late Roscoe and Pearl Gatliff Abrams.

He was a construction worker and U.S. Army veteran.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his siblings Frances Jewell Tarvin, Charles Lee Abrams, James Marion Abrams and Leona Abbott.

He is survived by four children Vickie (Keith) Wagers, Marie (Scott) Abrams, David (Jeannie) Abrams, Janice (Toni) Abrams and several grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 11 am Wednesday August 12, 2015 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military honors.

Navy Veteran of Vietnam
Navy Veteran of Vietnam

Don Kaas

Don Kaas, 66, of Salvisa, passed away July 29, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington. Don was born May 24, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois.

He was a Navy veteran of Vietnam.

Don’s services will be held 11:00 AM Graveside on Thursday, August 13, 2015 in Camp Nelson Cemetery with Rev. Jonathon Jones officiating. Military rites will be performed by Caswell Saufley Post of the American Legion Post 18.

Ramsey-Young Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Anna Adkins
Anna Adkins

Anna Adkins

Anna Adkins, 61, of Eubank, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015. She was born in Monticello, Ky. on November 12, 1953, daughter of the late Ulysses and Vela Smith Stephenson.

She was a nurse for 35 years at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She is survived by: her son, Keifer Adkins, of Eubank; one sister, Melinda Stephenson, of Monticello, Ky.; her former husband, Richard Adkins; and her companion, James Elam.

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, August 17, 2015, at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home, Science Hill, Ky., with Bro. Orell Denney officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Funeral Home.

Ruth Ann Conaway
Ruth Ann Conaway

Ruth Ann Conaway

Ruth Ann Conaway, 56, born August 10, 1959, joined the Lord after her body, weakened by Nemaline Rod Myopathy, a form of muscular dystrophy, was not able to recover from an infection. She passed away early in the morning in Royal Oak, Mich., at Beaumont Hospital alongside her loving family.

She is survived by her loving family: devoted husband, Rob Conaway; beloved children, Rebecca Conaway and Ryan Conaway; brother, David Fahringer (Fonda Fahringer); nephew, Michael Fahringer (Kristy Fahringer); and niece, Tiffany Fahringer.

Ruth affected many lives through her services in the church. She left life-long impressions on the children’s hearts that she taught in Sunday school, as well as her church family that couldn’t help but see her love for anyone she came in contact with. Later in life, she focused her selfless passion into developing and growing a ministry that would affect Missionaries in every corner of the world. Through generous donations, prayer, and sacrificing her personal finances, she was able to establish 4M Missionary Ministries, a non-profit organization that provided Tupperware to Missionaries in third-world countries. Her natural ability to develop meaningful relationships and her extensive knowledge of being a Tupperware consultant expanded her organization at a surprising rate, allowing her joy and love to be spread across the globe.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 14, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. at Grove City Church of the Nazarene located at 4770 Hoover Rd, Grove City, Ohio. Celebration of Life will be Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Grove City Church of the Nazarene. Interment to follow at Grove City Cemetery West (new), Grove City, Ohio.

Donation may be made to 4M Missionary Ministries Inc. to continue to bless missionaries. Send checks to the non-profit’s board at 626 Walter St, Kent, OH 44240.

Kevin M. Tague

Kevin M. Tague 38, of Ft. Myers, Fla., died unexpectedly on Monday, August 10, 2015, at his residence. Kevin was born on June 20, 1977, in Richmond, Ky.

A former resident of Southwest Florida, he moved backed to Ft. Myers four years ago from London, Ky., where he was an insurance salesman. He was a graduate of Bishop Verot High School, Class of 1995.

Kevin is survived by: his father, Kevin T. Tague, of Franklin, N.C.; his mother, Jane F. Whitaker, of Monticello, Ky.; his son, Tucker N. Tague, of Columbus, Ohio; his sister, Tina M. Bowling (Mark), of Berea, Ky.; and four nieces, Katie Scott, Kelle Scott, Baylea Scott and Lucie Bowling.

Private funeral service will be held by the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bishop Verot High School Alumni Association 5598 Sunrise Drive Fort Myers, Florida 33919 in Kevin’s memory.

Marcia Brewer

Marcia Renee Henderson Brewer, age 57, died Thursday August 13, 2015 in Lexington. She was born in Dayton, Ohio to the late David L. and Geraldine Cox Henderson.

Mrs. Brewer was a member of the Clays Mill Road Baptist Church. She was retired from the University of Kentucky.

Marcia is survived by her husband, Dennis Carl Brewer, her son, David (Tamara) Brewer, her grandchildren Nathon and Rebecca Brewer all of Lexington. A brother Mark Henderson also of Lexington and a sister Kathy Beard of Nashville, TN also survive. She will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be1:00 pm Monday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Fugate officiating; burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Three Links in Jackson County. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the service also at the funeral home.

Gladys Agee
Gladys Agee

Gladys Lainhart Agee

Gladys Lainhart Agee, 102, of Miami Township, Ohio died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at The Wellington Nursing Home in Dayton. She was a Big Hill, Kentucky native born July 7, 1913, daughter of the late Minter and Etta McHone Lainhart, retired General Motors employee and member of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include 1 son, Jack Agee; 3 grandchildren, Harold (Vickie) Agee, Judy (Randy) Lamb, Dale (Patty) Agee; 4 great grandchildren, Brandi (Nero) Cornelius, Brian (Grace) Lamb, Harley (Emily) Agee, Shilo Agee; 4 great great grandchildren, Jonathan Cornelius, Jordan Cornelius, Kaleb Lamb, Kennedy Johnson; 1 sister, Allie Oldham; 1 niece, Margaret (Cory) Frame; 1 nephew Bobby Oldham; as well as several relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 5 siblings, Pearl, Mayfre, Millard, Tom, Mack; 1 daughter-in-law, Marie Agee; and her faithful friend and companion, her cat “Blackie”.

Funeral Service, 1:00pm, Monday, August 17, 2015 at Reppert Funeral Home with Pastor Kenny Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation 11:00am until service time.

Juanita Moberly Anderson

Juanita Moberly Anderson, 99, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at her home. Juanita was born on August 1, 1916 in Garrard County, Kentucky, and was the daughter of Otto Clostone Moberly and Cornelia Foster Moberly.

She was retired from F.W. Woolworth’s as a clerk, and was a member of Unity Baptist Church.

Survivors include: her husband, Lawrence Joseph Anderson; two sons, Fred Douglas Warner and Wendell Dean Warner (Shirley); four grandchildren, Randy Warner (Nina), Rick Warner (Brandy Arnett), Diane Van Pelt (Craig), and James Warner (Elyssa); two great-grandchildren, Matthew Warner and Megan Warner (Kenneth Mattingly); one brother, Sterling Moberly; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by four siblings, Edith Weaver, Katherine Renfro, John Oliver “Jack” Moberly, and Donald Moberly; as well as one daughter-in-law, Norma Dean Warner.

Funeral services for Juanita Anderson will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Dr. Dennis Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00- 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Mike Moberly, Greg Moberly, Steve Weaver, Marcus Mason, Roger Mason, and Wesley Frazier.

Rosario Roy Cataldo
Rosario Roy Cataldo

Rosario Cataldo

Rosario “Roy” Cataldo, age 83, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at an Alzheimer’s Care Facility outside of Cincinnati, OH after years of struggling with the disease. Roy was born on August 6, 1932 in Bristol, VA.

As a boy he lived in Miami Beach, FL. Eventually he moved to Charleston, WV, where he attended Charleston High School and met his future wife, Joan Dury. He attended Xavier University (Cincinnati) and completed his degree at the University of Charleston (WV). After their marriage, Roy and Joan moved to West Palm Beach, FL, where they raised a family, lived and worked for over 40 years. During this time, Roy worked as a teacher and coach at St Ann’s Catholic School. He then took a position in sales for Carnation Milk and then moved on as a sales associate with Capial Records, working with the Beatles, Beach Boys, Sammy Davis Jr., Lou Rawls, and Glen Campbell to mention a few. Roy eventually ended his career by working 26 years with General Electric Company. He retired from there as a contract sales manager in south Florida.

During all those years, he worked tirelessly as president of the Palm Beach County Official’s Association. He refereed football, basketball, baseball, and volleyball. His greatest experiences were umpiring spring training games for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos, as well as refereeing preseason scrimmages for the Miami Dolphins. Upon retirement in 1995, he and Joan moved to Richmond, KY, where Roy was an avid golfer, an active member of St. Mark Catholic Church, and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include: his wife of 60 years, Joan Cataldo, of Richmond, KY; two sons, Anthony Cataldo and John (Jennifer) Cataldo, both of Jupiter, FL; one daughter, Audrey Triana, of Fort Thomas, KY; and seven grandchildren, Cara, Luke, Loren, Nick and Alexis Cataldo, and Kyle and Reese Triana.

Roy was preceded in death by four sisters and a son, William Cataldo.

Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

Martha Fried Dunn

Martha Fried Dunn, of McCready Manor, Richmond, Kentucky, died on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Mrs. Dunn was the daughter of the late Philip L. Fried Jr. and Louise H. Fried of Lexington, Kentucky.

She is survived by her husband, William H. Dunn and several nieces and nephews.

Private services for the family and interment will take place at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky.

Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is conducting the services.

Della M. Alexander
Della M. Alexander

Della Mae Alexander

Della Mae Alexander, 80, widow of Fred Alexander, of McKee, Kentucky died on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Berea Health and Rehab in Berea, Kentucky. She was born on March 1, 1935 in Madison County, Kentucky to the late Leonard P. and Lillie Rader Alexander.

Della was a member of the Bobtown Holiness Church and she was a homemaker and seamstress.

Survivors include one son, Paul Alexander (Sondra) of McKee, KY; one daughter, Rebecca Wilder (Marvin) of McKee, KY; two sisters, Madeline Young and Elizabeth Adams both of Madison County; seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and a host of family and friends; two girls she raised as her daughters, Fairy Lee Powell and Margie Alexander.

Other than her husband Fred Alexander and parents, Leonard and Lillie Alexander she is also preceded in death by one son, Doug Alexander; three daughters, Charlene Alexander, Teresa Alexander and Catherine Alexander; one granddaughter, Tiffany Alexander and one great granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, August 16, 2015 at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro Leonard Wilder officiating services. Burial will follow in the Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Mitchell Alexander, Travis Barnes, Manuel Wilder, Gregory Isaacs, Caleb Davidson and Lannie Davidson.

Joan Lenderman Sineath

Joan Lenderman Sineath, 80, of Richmond, passed away, Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Baptist Health – Richmond. She was born May 12, 1935 in McRae, Georgia, to the late Roy and Katie Ransom Lenderman and was the widow of Lanis F. Sineath.

Joan was a retired teacher and guidance counselor and was of the Episcopalian faith.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Beth Conner of Richmond; her son, Michael John Sineath of Florida; grandson, Will B. Conner, Jr.; brother, Gary Lenderman and sister, Becky Pitts.

There will be no visitation and burial will be at a later date at the Arlington National Cemetery.

Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arragements.

Hallie Goins

Hallie Evelyn Lynch Goins, 84, of Richmond, the widow of Robert Hunt Goins, passed away Friday evening, August 14, 2015, at the compassionate care center. Mrs. Goins was born in Madison County on November 2, 1930, the daughter of the late Sid and Lennie Warford Lynch.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Living Faith Worship Center.

Survivors include a son: Donnie Goins (Judy) of Leesburg, GA; one sister: Betty Baker of Richmond; one brother: Calvin “Buster” Lynch (Katherine) of Richmond; two grandchildren, several great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews and friends.

In addition to her husband and her parents: she was preceded in death by one son: Ronnie Dale Goins; one brother: Robert “Bobby” Lynch and four sisters: Eva Mae Lynch, Letta Hatton, Lucy Marcum and Fairy Burge.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 PM Tuesday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, 328 West Main Street. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Monday evening at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Dallas Arnold, Gene Johnson, Robert Spurlock, David Broughton, Nicholas Jones and Jakob Moberly. Honorary Pallbearers are: Wanda Johnson, Henrietta Spurlock, Lisa Smith, Debbie Arnold, Linda Prochniak, and Phyllis Hansel.

Barbara Cox

Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Moore Cox, 89, of Clearwater FL, formerly of Richmond, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time but are under the direction of the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Jon David Bolton

Jon David Bolton, a resident of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 after a long illness. He was born in Okinawa, Japan; he graduated in 1975 from Madison Central High School and continued his education at the Lexington Vocational school where he obtained a degree in CADD Engineering.

Jon was a great son and brother, and a very unique person. An avid reader and a long time enthusiast of aeronautics, his real love for over 50 years was martial arts training and its principles: Jon has trained in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu for 50+ years; he held Yondan (4th degree black belt), in this system and is a practitioner at the Bujinkan Lexington Dojo in Lexington, Kentucky. The Bujinkan largely focuses on taijutsu (body movement/skills); and happo biken jutsu (various modern and traditional weapons). Jon was very skilled and passionate in his art.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Rose and Rosemary Jones Bolton. He is survived by his brother Don and Kathy Bolton, of Lexington, sister Rosemary Mikki Bolton-Lowery, of Richmond, sister Melanie Garland (Denver Singleton), of Livingston, brother Charles and Loretta Bolton, of Erlanger. Other survivors include nieces and nephews: John Barton Bolton and Chelsea Bolton, both of Lexington, Justin and Carey Lowery, of Richmond, Christine Bolton, of Lexington, Grace Garland (Clint Taylor), of Richmond, and Charles David Bolton, of Erlanger, Hayden and NaTalya Bolton, both of Lexington. He will be missed by many.

A celebration of life will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 15, 2015 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, Main Street, Richmond, with David Malcolm Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon until service time Saturday at the funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his honor to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or the Humane Society, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40504 or the Hospice Compassionate Care, 350 Isaac Drive, Richmond, Kentucky 40475.

Carrol Jean Curd

Carrol Jean Curd, 71, passed away Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at her home in Richmond. Ms. Curd was a native of Versailles, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Dorothy Atwell Curd.

Ms. Curd was a retired employee of Jefferson Pilot and Kentucky Central Insurance Company. She was an avid golfer, who often played at Arlington Golf Course. She was preceded in death by her cousin Dean Atwell.

Survivors include her cousins Linnea Nadel, Anthony Andrews, Sandra Salama, Karen Allen, Jack Atwell, Michael Atwell, Robert Atwell, David Atwell, David Atwell; and her dear friends Michelle and Anthony Mitchell, and Tamrin Yates.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 18th, 11:30 am at the Heritage Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Frankfort Kentucky. Friends may call from 10:30 until service time Tuesday.

Gaynelle Wade Drum
Gaynelle Wade Drum

Gaynelle Drum

Gaynelle Drum,90, Born 9/27/1924, died 8/11/2015 was born in Snyder, Texas to William Gay Wade and Della Wade. She was the oldest of five children.

She is survived by two sisters, Iris Wade of Houston, Texas and Elnora Wade Phillips of Lamesa, Texas. She is also survived by her four children; William R. Drum of Houston, Texas, Adella Jones of Houston, Texas, Grenda Sanders of Lexington, KY and Diana Estes of Richmond, Ky; seven Grandchildren: Seth Drum, Lucas Kiner , Silas Kiner, Temperance Sanders, Pelly Francis, Lee Sanders, Marc Sanders: and 8 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Drum retired from Patti A Clay Hospital where she was a Respiratory Therapist. Before working at Patti A Clay, she was a Registered Nurse then a Respiratory Therapist at Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. After she retired, she served as Ombudsman in Madison County for several years.

Mrs. Drum was a fun-loving, outspoken democrat who enjoyed entertaining her family and friends, gardening, cooking, sewing, decorating, and travel. She will be missed

Henrietta Moberly
Henrietta Moberly

Henrietta Moberly

Henrietta Lackey Moberly, 83, of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday at her home. Henrietta was born June 23, 1932 in Madison County to the late James and Ether B. Lackey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Moberly.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Lancaster Christian Church.

Surviving are a son, James Carl Moberly (Rita) of Lancaster; a daughter, Becky Horseman of Lancaster; two sisters: Brenda Fowler (Kenneth) of Lancaster and Joan Gray (Broaddus) of Richmond; one grandchild: Lori Jo Hunt; and two great grandchildren: Jacob Andrew Smolinsky and Lucas Chance Moberly.

Along with her husband and parents, Henrietta was preceded in death by a sister: Roberta Prewitt, a grandson: Jimmy Shane Moberly, and a son in law: Kenny Horseman.

Graveside services will be 2 PM at Lancaster Cemetery at the grave site with Bro. Brad King officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30 PM until service time at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions are preferred to Garrard County Public Library.

Albert Webb

Albert Webb, age 96, of Irvine, passed away Friday, August 14th, at the Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was born June 28, 1919 in Madison County, the son of the late Millard and Dora Brock Webb.

He was a boiler engineer with Stone Containers Corporation and had lived in Estill County since 1980. He was a member of Full Gospel Evangelistic Ministries.

He was preceded in death by his Wife, Lula Bailey Webb.

He is survived by: 1 Daughter: Linda Sue Herron of Ohio, 5 Step-Daughters: Judy Dunaway of Madison Co., Priscilla Woods, Gayla Melton, Shirlene Chaney and Bonnie Hall all of Irvine. 2 Step-Sons: Lloyd James Barnett of Irvine, Michael Larry Barnett of Madison Co., 2 Brothers: Russell Webb of Miamisburg, OH, Doyle Webb of Madison Co. and Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is also preceded in death by: 2 Children, Margie Webb Lakes and Albert Donathan Webb; 2 Step-Sons, Kenny and Phillip Barnett; 2 Sisters, Jean Slusher and Farry Campbell.

Funeral services will be held Sunday 1 PM at the Full Gospel Evangelistic Ministries by Bro. Larry Collins with burial to follow in the West Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-9 PM Saturday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home.

Helen Garrett Rhodes

Helen Garrett Rhodes, 83, the widow of W. Earl Rhodes, of Richmond, died Sunday, August 9th. She was born in Estill County on September 28th, 1931 to Hobert Garrett and Pearl Floyd Garrett.

She was a retired employee of Philips Lighting Co., formerly Westinghouse, and also served as hostess for Cedar Village Restaurant in Irvine. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Richmond, but for many years was a member of Cedar Grove Methodist Church in Irvine.

She is survived by her daughter, Vicki (Dean) Whitaker, sons, Harold Gene (Jennifer) Stevens, and Kenneth Lee (Joy) Stevens, step-daughters, Cathy (Mark) Whitaker, and Peggy Parks, grandchildren, Todd (Amy) Tipton, Amanda (Austin) Jolly, and Brittany Stevens, great granddaughter, Hope Tipton, sister-in-law, Mary Garrett, nephew, Bill (Sharon) Garrett, and many other extended family members.

In addition to her husband, W. Earl Rhodes, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Andrew L. Parks, her parents, Hobert Garrett and Pearl Floyd Garrett, her brother, Douglas L. Garrett, infant twin brothers, Harold Dean Garrett and Carroll Gene Garrett, granddaughter Cassandra Gray, and grandson, Steven Garrett Tipton.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 12th at 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Greg McClellan with burial to follow in West Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call between 5 and 8 PM Tuesday, August 11th, at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Robert Calder, Bill Garrett, Ralph Howe, Charles Park, Todd Tipton and Dean Whitaker

Della Mae Alexander

Della Mae Alexander, 80, widow of Fred Alexander, of McKee, Kentucky died on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Berea Health and Rehab in Berea, Kentucky. She was born on March 1, 1935 in Madison County, Kentucky to the late Leonard P. and Lillie Rader Alexander.

Della was a member of the Bobtown Holiness Church and she was a homemaker and seamstress.

Survivors include one son, Paul Alexander (Sondra) of McKee, KY; one daughter, Rebecca Wilder (Marvin) of McKee, KY; two sisters, Madeline Young and Elizabeth Adams both of Madison County; seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and a host of family and friends; two girls she raised as her daughters, Fairy Lee Powell and Margie Alexander.

Other than her husband Fred Alexander and parents, Leonard and Lillie Alexander she is also preceded in death by one son, Doug Alexander; three daughters, Charlene Alexander, Teresa Alexander and Catherine Alexander; one granddaughter, Tiffany Alexander and one great granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, August 16, 2015 at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro Leonard Wilder officiating services. Burial will follow in the Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Mitchell Alexander, Travis Barnes, Manuel Wilder, Gregory Isaacs, Caleb Davidson and Lannie Davidson.

John Creech
John Creech

John Creech

John Creech was born December 25, 1936 in Jackson County and departed this life Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Laurel Creek Nursing Home in Manchester, being 78 years of age. He was the son of the late Chester & Cynthia Creech.

John is survived by two daughters, Brenda Chastain and her husband Roger of Manchester and Ruby Caldwell of Richmond. He is also survived by the following siblings, Carl Creech of Lee County, Earl Creech of Phoenix, AZ, Elmer Creech and Pearl Peters both of Owsley County. John was blessed with six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, John was also preceded in death by his wife, Anna Lee Creech; two brothers, James Creech and Joe Creech and by two sisters, Martha Bishop and Reba McKinney.

Funeral service was held 2:00PM Monday, August 10, 2015 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Brad Stevens officiating. Burial followed in the Anna Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 10:00 A.M. Monday August 10, 2015 at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Jonathan Runion, Cody Blackwell, Cody Fields, Denzil Oliver, Gary Oliver, Sean Ward and Stevie Creech.

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