OBITUARIES SEP. 3-10, 2017

Ethan Nathanial Grubbs

Ethan Nathaniel Grubbs

Ethan Nathaniel Grubbs, 20, passed away, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his home. Ethan was born on October 4, 1996 in Lexington, Kentucky.

He attended Shannon Johnson Elementary, Foley Middle School and was a 2015 graduate of Madison Southern High School. Currently he was Junior at Eastern Kentucky University. Most recently he had completed his initial training and was a member of the Berea Volunteer Fire & Rescue. He was a member of the Kirksville Baptist Church.

He is survived by a loving family, his parents: Larry Gene and Jerrell Elder “Jerri” Grubbs; sister: Michelle Ann Grubbs; brother: Daniel Gene Grubbs including his children: Keeley White, Birdie and Bowie Grubbs; aunts and uncles: Karen and Larry Heath, David and Margi Elder and Dean and Meg Elder; and many cousins and good friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Gene and Wanda Grubbs and Robert and Lorena Elder.

At the family’s request, services will be Private. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in Ethan’s memory to The Berea Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 301 Melody Lane, Berea, Kentucky 40403.

Dallas McGuire

Dallas McGuire

On September 14, 2017, Dallas McGuire age 79, departed this life and entered his eternal home with the Lord. Dallas was born September 7th, 1938 in Jackson County, KY., to the late Ernest and Agnes Stewart McGuire.

He was loved by so many and his life was full of love for the Lord and his family. Besides spending time with his family, he loved fishing, gardening, and shopping at Walmart. Dallas never met a stranger and was well known for his story telling.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Reatha Bell Chasteen McGuire, two brothers, Stanley and Leonard McGuire and one sister, Evelyn Walden.

He is survived by his wife; Betty June Robinson McClure McGuire, his children; Ella Rene McGuire, Romona Denise McGuire Whittemore and her husband Steve, Dallas Vincent McGuire and his wife Brenda, all of Berea, KY., Curtis Dean McClure of Conway, KY., Melissa Jean McClure Curd and her husband Michael of Lexington, KY., Stacie June McClure Tuggle and her husband Troy of Lancaster, KY., and Michelle Renee Kidwell Edester and her husband Robert of Franklin, OH., two brothers; Douglas and Tony McGuire and a sister, Della Faye Powell all of Berea, KY., six grandchildren; Melissa VanWinkle Sparks and her husband Lester, Stephanie Paige McGuire Berryman and her husband Billy, Brandon Vincent McGuire, Sara Edester, Mary Edester and Meagan McClure along with seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Monday, September 18, at Lighthouse Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Himes and Rev. Eugene Webb officiating. Burial will follow in the Chasteen Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-9 PM at the Church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be, Brandon McGuire, Steve Whittemore, Curtis McClure, Lester Sparks, Rob McCollum, and Billy Berryman. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Curd, Troy Tuggle, Robert Edester and Steven Kidwell.

Darrell Cain

Darrell Cain

Darrell Cain, age 69, widower of Myrtle Bee Rader Cain died Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born March 7, 1948 in Berea, KY., to the late Everett and Lucy Marie Alexander Cain.

Mr. Cain was a member of the Paint Lick Christian Church, loved to hunt ginseng, treasure hunt with his metal detector, hunt, fish, and trap.

Other than his wife and parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tressie Marie Cain Cowell and 2 brothers, Edward Lee, and E.B. Cain.

Mr. Cain is survived by his son, Virgle Ray Cain of Berea, KY., 4 sisters, Faye Cain Miller, Evelyn Cain Tuttle, and Joyce Lynn Cain all of Berea, KY., and Wanda Sue Cain Manhanke of Saint Louis, Missouri. 3 grandchildren, Jerry Wayne Cowell, Kevin Darrell Cain, and Kristie Lynn Cain and 5 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Thursday at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Powell and Rev. Chris Cobb officiating, burial will follow in the Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until services on Thursday.

Pallbearers will be; Virgle Cain, Kevin Cain, Lewis Miller, Preston Miller, Leonard Miller, Wayne Miller, Mike Manhanke, and Ray Powell. Honorary pallbearers will be; Larry Agee, Jason Oliver, Tommy Burnham, Mason Rollins, Terry Gortney, and Charlie Gruen.

James Vaughn Jr.

James Vaughn Jr.

James Jesse “Jimmy” Vaughn Jr. age 43, died Monday, September 11, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. A native of Berea he was born December 7, 1973 to James Jesse Vaughn, Sr., and the late Faye Chowning Powell.

Jimmy was self-employed floor installer, he loved spending time with his family throwing Frisbee with his son, loved to cook especially on the grill and in his younger days liked to play soccer and skateboard. He was of the Baptist Faith.

Other than his father he is survived by his sons; Cameron Vaughn of Berea and Garrett Clifton Vaughn of Lancaster, his step father; Rev. Gerald Powell, sisters; Candace Vaughn Todd and her husband Robbie and Mandie Powell Gay and her husband Justin, paternal grandmothers; Francis Damrell and Myrtle Powell, a granddaughter, Ella Faye Vaughn, and 5 nieces and nephews; Ethan Richmond, Drew Richmond, Rylan Gay, Hadlee Todd, and Hudson Todd. Paternal aunts; Amy Trone and Patricia Knuckles and her husband Ricky.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, September 15, 2017 at Emmanuel Baptist 1461 Paint Lick Rd. Berea, KY., with Rev. Gerald Powell officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5-9 PM at the church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be, Ben Clark, Mitchell Marshall, Ethan Richmond, Ricky Knuckles, Robbie Todd, and Justin Gay. Honorary Pallbearers are, Jake Powell, Shawn Bates, Codie Trone, Drew Richmond, Rylan Gay, Hadlee Todd, and Hudson Todd.

In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to his children and grandchild C/O Candace Todd, 393 Mount Vernon Rd. Berea, KY. 40403.

Sadie Johnson

Sadie Johnson

Sadie Johnson, 92, of Logston Heights in Berea, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at her home. She was born July 11, 1925, in Pike County, Kentucky, to the late Talmadge and Ada Hall Johnson.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Johnson. She had been a homemaker and was a member of the Berea Church of Christ.

Mrs. Johnson was the loving mother of 13 children: the late Barbara (Oscar) Gregory, William L. (Ruby) Johnson, Flonnie (the late James) Coffey, Bonnie (Allen) Alexander, Shirdy (Norma Faye) Johnson, the late Alma (the late Norman) Hall, Ina (Larry) Abrams, Brenda (Richard) Saylor, the late Allen Luke Johnson, Ada (Jeff) Bowman, Mildred (Russ) Chamberlin, Kenneth (Lorri) Johnson, and Kenny L. Johnson.

In addition to her parents, husband, and three children, she was preceded in death by one brother, one sister, one grandchild, one great grandchild, and one great-great grandchild. Sadie is also survived by 28 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, 25 great-great grandchildren, and many friends and family from church.

Funeral services for Sadie Johnson will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the Berea Church of Christ with Bro. Scott Pena officiating. Burial will follow in the Johnson Cemetery on Kindred Lane in Berea. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6:00 until 9:00 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea.

Pallbearers will be: David Alexander, Lester Sparks, Jeffery Johnson, Ben Bowman, Clifford Coffey, Joseph Saylor, Adam Johnson, and Billy Johnson.

Joan Turner

Joan Turner

Joan Fields Turner, age 62, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at St. Joseph East in Lexington. She was a Heidleberg, Kentucky native (Lee County) born July 7, 1955, daughter of the late Charles and Velma Deaton Fields.

She was a former secretary of Nola Newman Real Estate Company, member of the Baptist Faith, and had been a resident of the Berea area most of her life.

Joan loved animals, plants and reading. She always had a smile on her face and was caring and considerate of others.

Survivors include her loving husband Fairley Turner; siblings, Eddie Fields (Debbie), Pamela Baldwin, Traci Conrad (Darrell), Sheila Abrams (Billy); brother in law, Robert Rowland; as well as numerous relatives and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Rowland.

Funeral Service 2:00 pm, Friday, September 15, 2017 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. J. B. Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in the Rowland Cemetery in Jackson County. Visitation 12:00 noon until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions suggested to the funeral home.

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Kenneth Harold Leslie

Kenneth Harold Leslie, 86, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington. He was born, July 22, 1931 in Warrick County, Indiana, to Otto and Reatis Mae Bruner Leslie, both of whom preceded him in death.

Kenneth was a retired plant superintendent for Uncle Charlie’s Meats, Inc. in Illinois and in Richmond, KY. He was of the Baptist faith and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include one daughter, Connie Sue Cole (Kenneth) of Richmond: two brothers, Marvin Edward Leslie, Marion Edward Leslie both of Indiana; five grandchildren, several great and great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Lou and Ruby Lois; and three brothers, Charles Allen, James Logan, Roy Everett and Jerald Ray Leslie.

Funeral service for Kenneth Leslie will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Crow officiating. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Estelle Ann Gabbard

Estelle Ann Gabbard

Estelle Ann Coldiron Gabbard, 91, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. She was the widow of Raymond Lee Gabbard who preceded her in death in 2011. Estelle was born on September 2, 1926, in Madison County, and was the daughter of the late Taylor Coldiron and Pearl Winburn Coldiron Barnes.

She was retired from Parker Seal where she worked as a bookkeeper, and she was a charter member of Unity Baptist Church.

Survivors include: two daughters, Bonnie Steele (Clarence) and Peggy Comley (Durbin), both of Lexington; four grandchildren, Terry Royster (Richard), David Steele (Julie), Kim Snapp (Rob), and Jeff Holt; six great grandchildren, Jacob Royster, Maddie Royster, Allison Snapp, Will Snapp, Justin Steele, and Amanda Steele; two sisters, Mary Catherine “Renie” Allen, of Waco, and Vivian Moery (James), of Highland, Indiana; three nieces, Janice Marcum (Mike), Donna Sewell (Tony), Sue Troppman (Dennis); three nephews, Kenny Lawson, Dwight Lawson (Cheryl) and Ronald Lawson (Candi) and special friends, John & Karen Prewitt, Lindsey Prewitt Arnold (Jayson) and their son, Remington Arnold and daughter, Emery Arnold, Trey Prewitt, and Bill & Faye Gabbard.

Funeral services for Estelle Gabbard will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 18, 2017 at Unity Baptist Church with Dr. Dennis Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday at the church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Will Snapp, Clarence Steele, Bill Gabbard, Trey Prewitt, John Prewitt, and Jayson Arnold. Durbin Comley will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Unity Baptist Church, 1290 Barnes Mill Road, Richmond, KY 40475 or to the American Cancer Society.

Daisy Maye Todd

Daisy Maye Todd

Daisy Maye Young Todd, 101, of Lake Placid, Florida, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 11, 2017. Born November 28, 1915, in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late Rev. & Mrs. Henry T. Young.

Daisy graduated from Mary-Hardin Baylor College in 1937, with a degree in “voice.” She dedicated her musical life to Christ and His Church, serving many years as pianist, organist, choir director, and soloist. She also taught music. She was active in missionary groups, child evangelism, and other community endeavors. Daisy was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Laurel Ridge Chapter, Berea, KY, and the Untied Daughters of the Confederacy, Fort Beauregard Chapter, Jonesville, LA. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church, Lake Placid, FL

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, James Paul Todd in 2005, and by her son James Thomas Todd, in 1995.

She is survived by a son, John Paul Todd (Loraine), Paint Lick, KY, daughter, Anne E. Snider (Harold), Lake Placid, FL daughter-in-law, Nancy Todd, Elgin, SC, one brother, David M. Young, Florien, LA, eight grandchildren, Dana Grigsby (Mike), Irving, TX, Lou Ann Myers (Randy), O’Fallon, MO, James Michael Todd (Janna), Columbia, SC, Steve Todd, Savannah, GA, Philip Todd, Shawnee, OK, Chaplain David M. Todd (Judi), Newport, RI, Diana Morris (Mike), Indianapolis, IN, Tom Todd (Elizabeth), Gray’s Lake, IL, plus 21 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Service for Mrs. Todd will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, September 18, 2017, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Bill Fort officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until service time at the funeral home

Donations may be made to BBN Radio Ministry, P. O. Box 7399, Charlotte, NC 28241-9943, or First Baptist Church, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852-6219, or charity of your choice.

Joe Samuel Hall

Joe Samuel Hall

Joe Samuel Hall, 91, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Terrace Nursing Home in Berea, Ky. He was the widower of Anna Hicks Hall. He was born on May 28, 1926 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the son of Alex and Josephine Bingham Hall.

Joe was a retired salesman having worked many years for Graves-Cox in Lexington, Ky. In his early retirement years he enjoyed working part time at Jim Barnes Clothing Store. He was a Master Mason and a member of the Oleika Shrine Temple. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and served in the U. S. Navy Amphibious Corps in the Pacific Theater aboard the USS Hanover.

Survivors include one son, Joey R. Hall (Jill), of Independence, KY and a daughter, Margie H. Tussey (Ronnie), of Kirksville, KY; five grandchildren, Angela Stephan (Clifford), of Louisville, Scott Tussey (Beth), of Richmond, Brian Hall and Kevin Hall, of Independence, and Erin Hall, of Dayton, Ohio; also, three great-grandchildren, Anna Grace and Marie Jane Stephan and Owen Samuel Tussey.

He was preceded in death by his wife and parents and by six brothers, Carlos, Norman, Russell, Alex, Jr., Delmas and Manderville Hall and two sisters, Jeanette Hall and Freda Wallen.

The family would like to offer a special thank-you to Judy Warren, his faithful caregiver for the last two years.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Johnathon Tussey officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 AM – 1 PM Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Scott Tussey, Brian Hall, Kevin Hall, Clifford Stephan, son-in-law, Ronnie Tussey, and Jim Barnes.

Dorothy Collins

Dorothy Collins

Mrs. Dorothy Masters Collins, 94, of Salvisa, formerly of Richmond, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was born in Madison IN, on February 9, 1923 to the late Jesse and Josephine Perkins Masters.

She retired from Westinghouse after 33 years of faithful service. She was member of the Richmond First Church of the Nazarene where she served as the Secretary and Treasurer for Sunday School for over 20 years.

She is survived by: her children, Wesley Logan Collins (Josephine) and Sharon Case (Linville); one sister, Jo Bell Masters; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren, as well as many other family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Marie Hawkins and three sisters, Marie Uttinger, Mildred Masters and Mabel Williams.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, with Pastor Steve Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Thursday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Steve Strong, Gary Deaton, Pascal Warmouth, Ray Warmouth, David Fahringer, and Colman Sadler.

Charles Denny

Charles Denny

Charles ‘Charlie’ Earnest Denny, 74, of Richmond, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was born on June 27, 1943, in Kirksville to the late William Ballard Denny, Sr and Grace Lovett Denny.

Charlie was a heavy equipment operator for more than thirty years, working for Jerome Tudor. He was an employee for the City of Richmond, Gibson Bay Maintenance for more than 15 years. Charlie was well known for his gift of operating a piece of equipment, no matter what kind. He always raised a big garden, and gave it away to friends. He will always be remembered for his laugh, he loved talking to people and making friends.

He is survived by his wife of forty years Elizabeth “Liz’ Short Denny, Richmond, and a daughter; Katherine ‘Katie’ Denny Rhodus (Merwyn), one son; Gene Franklin Denny (Christie), two granddaughters; Macey Lee Rhodus and Peyton Riley Rhodus and a grandson Charles ‘Chuckie’ Edward Denny; his sister; Gladys Pryse, of Jessamine County. Several nieces and nephews including; Butch McKinney, Richmond and Ann Benge, Eubank.

He was preceded in death by his son Earnest Wayne Denny, his grandson Logan Gene Denny, his brothers William ‘ Junior’ Ballard Denny, Jr., John Franklin Denny, and his sister Rosa Lee Denny McBride.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 AM Thursday, September 14, 2017, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, with Bro. Tim Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Butch McKinney, William McKinney, Marshall Robinson, Bill Short, Will Short and Merwyn Rhodus. Honorary pallbearers: Wink Starnes, Billy Rogers, Jerome Tudor, Charlie Prather, Jud Patterson and his McDonald’s Coffee Buddies.

Joan Carolyn Spencer

Joan Carolyn Ward Spencer, 73, the widow of Larry Clay Spencer, passed away Sunday morning, September 10, 2017 at Madison Health and Rehab. Mrs. Spencer, the daughter of the late Sterling and Dimple Moberly Ward, was born in Richmond on July 9, 1944.

Survivors include two children: John McQueen and Kellie Cole (David) and three grandchildren: Ciarra, Kathryn and Garrett.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, September 14, 2017 in the Richmond Cemetery with Jerry Sweat officiating. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ethel Chasteen

Ethel Chasteen

Ethel Chasteen, age 67 of Richmond, passed away Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at the U.K. Medical Center. She was born on October 13th, 1949 in Garrad County to the late Charlie & Maggie (Preston) Graham.

She was of the Christian faith and enjoyed buying clothes, visiting family and taking pictures.

Those left to celebrate her life are: her brother Ronald G. Graham of Lancaster, KY, her nieces and nephews Ronnie (Karen) Graham of Colorado Springs, CO, Betty Shephard of Lancaster, KY, Kellie (Scott) Evans & Pat Devine both of Danville, KY; as well as many friends and neighbors.

Besides her parents, Ethel was preceded in death by her husband Earl Chasteen; her brothers W.P., Earl, James, J.R. & Oakley Graham; and a nephew Earl Jr. Graham.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


Anderson Michael Goode

Anderson “Andy” Michael Goode, newborn infant, of Stanford, KY passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at U.K. Hospital in Lexington. He was born September 12, 2017 and was the son of Corey and Chelsea Goode.

In addition to his parents, survivors include a sister; Aspen Goode of Stanford, KY, his paternal grandparents, Steve & Kathy Goode of Junction City, KY, and maternal grandparents, Mike Coffman of Moreland, KY and April Berry of Stanford, KY.

A one day service has been scheduled for Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 11am-1pm at Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford. Funeral service will be 1pm Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the funeral home with Reverend Junior Fields officiating. Burial will follow at Parksville Cemetery in Parksville, KY.

Donald Ray Luster

Donald Ray Luster, age 70, of Dare Drive in Mt. Sterling, passed away Saturday, September 9th, at his home, following a short illness.  He was born November 18, 1946, in Estill County, a son of the late Luther and Lillie Mae Dozier Luster. 

He was a contractor and had lived in Estill County most of his life. 

He was preceded in death by his first Wife, Patsy Hardy Luster. 

He is survived by His Wife Marietta Damron Luster, 2 Daughters Mary Luster Cline (Tim) of Estill Co., Tina Nix (Adrian) of Berea, A Son Timothy Luster (Tonya) of Estill Co., 2 Step-Daughters Anita Wagner of Mt. Sterling, Treda Phillips of Tennessee, 4 Step-Sons Noah Rose, Tommy Rose both of Mt. Sterling, Glen Rose of Pike Co., Timothy Rose of West Liberty, 2 Sisters Goldie Hiten, Debra Luster both of Frankfort, 4 Brothers Billy Wayne Luster of Florida, Lawrence Douglas Luster of Richmond, Paul Andrew Luster, Charles Nelson Luster both of Irvine, 13 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren, 7 Step-Grandchildren and 5 Step-Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a Son, Donald Ray Luster Jr.; 3 Siblings, Joyce Anita Peters, James Franklin Luster, and Kenneth Howard Luster.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home by Bro. Jerry Rose and Bro. Paul Luster with burial to follow in the Hardy Cemetery.  Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Tuesday.

Vernon Sherman Tipton

Vernon Sherman “Cotton” Tipton, age 88, of Autumn Court in Irvine passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the Compassionate Care Center following a short illness.  He was born September 28, 1928 in Estill County and was the son of the late Clyde and Merrell Griggs Tipton. 

He was a retired iron worker and a member of the Local 70 Iron Workers Union.  He attended the Emmanuel Baptist Church and had lived in Estill County all his life. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Brinegar Tipton. 

He is survived by 1 Daughter Janetta Ashcraft & husband, Roy of Waco, 2 Sons S. Michael Tipton & wife, Emma of Irvine, Paul Tipton of Stanton, 1 Sister Maxine Sparks of Mt. Sterling, 9 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren and 7 Great-Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 2 daughters; Linda Moses and Patricia Tipton, 3 brothers; James Tipton, Edward Tipton, Clyde Tipton, Jr. and 1 sister, Lucille Tipton.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 16, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Sherl Thomas.  Burial will be at the McIntosh Cemetery.  Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Friday at the Funeral Home.

Ruby T. Richardson

Ruby T. Richardson, age 85, of North Court Street in Irvine passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the Compassionate Care Center following a long illness.  She was born June 17, 1932 in Madison County and was the daughter of the late Johnny and Naomi Johnson Tuttle. 

She was a former employee of Honchell’s Jeans and Things and had lived in Estill County all her life.  She was a member of the Irvine First Christian Church where she sang in the choir.  She graduated from Estill County High School where she was a merit scholar and a member of the marching band. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth D. Richardson. 

She is survived by 1 Daughter Brenda Honchell & husband, Mark, 1 Son Darrell Richardson & wife, Emma, 1 Brother Ken Tuttle all of Estill Co., 2 Grandchildren Chelsea Honchell and John Honchell.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 14, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Greg Humpert.  Burial will be at the Sunset Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

Kenneth Isaacs

Kenneth Isaacs

Kenneth Isaacs of Tyner, KY was born September 19, 1944 in Sand Gap, KY and departed this life peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the St. Joseph Hospital in London, at the age of 72. He was the son of the late Robert & Carrie (Jones) Isaacs.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Tina Isaacs of Tyner and by one son, Charles Isaacs and his wife Tammy of Bond. He is also survived by a brother, Roy Isaacs of Lexington and by four sisters, Mae Welch of Garrard County, Melva Cain of London, Ruby Hollan of Lexington and Wilma Jean Browning of Berea. Kenneth was blessed with three grandchildren, Ashley Isaacs and husband Jason of McKee, Leslie Isaacs and fiancé Jessica of London, and Kaycie Isaacs of McKee and by eight great grandchildren, Natalie, Skylar, Brody, Madalyn, Ella, Kenndall, Bryson and Kayson.

Kenneth enjoyed farming, loafing, riding horses, eating at family gatherings and being around great family and friends. He was blessed with many friends.

In addition to his parents, Kenneth was also preceded in death by his son, Jamie Isaacs and by two brothers, Leslie “Buckie” Isaacs and Wayne Isaacs.

Funeral service 1:00PM Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Brian Thomas, Bro. Chris Cain and Bro. Randy Cain officiating. Burial followed in the Cook Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00PM Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers were Tim Madden, Marvin Terry, Rob East, Danny Todd, Russell Pennington and Tim Wilson. Honorary pallbearers were Bud Estridge, Don Smith, Jerry Holcomb, Bill Ray Isaacs, Adrian Mullins and Stanley Isaacs.

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