OBITUARIES SEP. NOV. 5-12, 2017

Linda Ray Reynolds

Linda Ray Reynolds

Linda Ray Coyle Reynolds, age 69, wife of 48 years to Tommy Reynolds, died Friday, November 10, 2017 at Baptist Health in Lexington. She was born June 28, 1948 to Mable Benge Coyle and the late William Maurice Coyle.

Linda Ray was a graduate of Berea High School and Berea College. She retired from the Public Relations department at Berea College, was of the Christian faith, loved to spend time with her grandchildren, work crossword puzzles, vintage movies and going out with her friends.

Other than her husband and mother she is survived by her children, Ricky Reynolds and his wife Laura and their son Ricky Reynolds, II., of Lexington, KY., Robyn Reynolds Fields and her husband Kevin and their daughter, Shelby of Berea, KY., her brother, Mike Coyle and his wife Linda of Berea, KY., her nephew, Toby Coyle and his wife Brandy and their children, Luke and Sarah, nieces, Alicia Kelley and her husband Chris and their children, Madison and Emma, and Amanda Coyle. An aunt and uncle Lois “Baba” Baker of Berea, KY., and Reed Benge and his wife Milbie of Austin, TX., along with many cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 14, at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Revs. Mark and Lisa Caldwell-Reiss officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be, Toby Coyle, Chris Kelley, Rick Johnson, J.C. King, Brian Linville, and Bernie Harris. Honorary pallbearers will be, Ricky Reynolds, II., and Shelby Fields.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions to, Hospice Care Plus 208 Kidd Drive Berea, KY. 40403 or the building fund at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ 206 Chestnut Street Berea, KY. 40403.

Donald G. Lamb

Donald Glendon Lamb

Donald Glendon Lamb, age 85, husband for 62 years to Jean Jennings Lamb, passed away Thursday November 9, 2017 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Donald was born June 1, 1932 in Madison County to the late Oswald and Thelma O’Dell Lamb.

Donald was a Real Estate Broker, a Retired Principal to Boyle County High & Bourbon County Elementary in Kentucky, liked to fish and farming as a favorite hobby. Donald was a member of the White Lick Baptist Church.

Other than his wife Donald is survived by one son, Don Lamb and his wife Louise of Morehead, Ky., by one daughter Tracy Miller of Richmond, Ky., by a son-in-Law Greg Atwater of Berea, Ky., by Six grandchildren, Luke, Holly, Gillian, Chelsea, Chloe, and Zachary.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by one daughter Dr. Rebecca Atwater and by one sister Betty Lamb Johnson.

Funeral services will be 3:00pm Monday November 13, 2017 at White Lick Baptist Church with Rev Wayne Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in the Robinson Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:00pm until the service at the church. Memorial contributions suggested to Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane Richmond, Ky. 40475. Davis & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Carl Jennings, David McFarland, Ted Jennings, Glenn Jennings, Luke Lamb, and Greg Atwater.

Karen Rae Krumpe

Karen Rae Krumpe

Karen Rae Krumpe, 61, of Paint Lick Road, passed away November 9, 2017, at her home. She was born on April 12, 1956 in Maysville, Kentucky, the daughter of Janet Applegate McRoberts and the late Howard Poole. She was a self-employed owner and operator of K&K Custom Vinyl.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steven Krumpe, and one grandson, Gordon Dean Baker.

Karen is survived by three daughters: Kristi (Greg) Baker, Amy Hawley, and Amanda (Dennis) Alexander; one stepdaughter, Debora (Daniel) Snyder; five siblings: Connie (Billy) Holt, Carla (Mike) Gibson, Patti (Wayne) McRoberts, Kathy (Tom) Ayers, and Geoffrey (Jimmie Sue) Poole; and eight grandchildren: Logan Hawley, Dakota Baker, Dawson Baker, Jayden Dixon, Clarissa Lainhart, Katlynn Baker, Absady Baker, and Tyson Baker.

Memorial services for Ms. Karen Krumpe will be Friday, November 17, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. at Galilee Baptist Church with Bro. Donald Rogers officiating. Friends and family are welcome to enjoy food and fellowship immediately following the memorial service.

Troy Gene Goins

Troy Gene Goins, 66, of Berea, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Baptist Health Richmond. Born September 16, 1951, he was the son of Garnet William and Dora Ratliff Goins, both of whom preceded him in death.

Troy was a retired route salesman for Uncle Charlie’s Meats.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Faye Cook of Berea; one daughter, Rebecca Goins of Lexington; one son Kevin Goins (Miranda) of Lakeland, FL; one step-daughter, Lori Lawson (Scott) of Berea; two sisters, Nancy Burrus of Richmond and Janie Hale of Irvine; two brothers, Dean Goins (Gail) and William Goins, both of Richmond; four grandchildren, Brent Goins, Blake Thorn, Keri Thorn, and Kayden Lawson; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Goins and Katherine Cole.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Norton’s Children’s Hospital, 231 E Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40202 or the Madison County Animal League for Life, 128 Big Hill Ave, Richmond, KY 40475.

Bette Jean Reeve

Bette Jean Reeve

Bette Jean Reeve born November 2, 1920 in Iroquois, South Dakota to Maurice and Alma Dyste, departed this world on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Her family moved to Brooking, South Dakota where she resided until her marriage to Ralph “Pete” Reeve on June 10, 1939. She traveled extensively the next 29 years as a military wife and stay-at-home mother raising her four children. After Pete’s retirement they settled in Roswell, Georgia for the next 42 years. During that time she became a highly successful realtor and contractor. Bette loved food, socializing and playing bridge (She at one time was a master player). She was an avid golfer winning many tournaments, and achieved five hole-in-ones over the years.

Bette is survived by daughters, Peggy (Pernie) Jennings, Lexington, Ky., Patty (Joe) LaCaze, Opelousas, La; sons, Peter (Mary) Reeve, Omaha, Ak., Paul (April) Reeve, Charlotte, NC. Six grandchildren, Kevin (Christy) Jennings, Noblesville, In., Kari Schechter, Chesterfield, Mo., Kristi Jennings, Boulder, Co., Trent (Cara) Reeve, Kennesaw, Ga., Tracee Todd, Syracuse, Ut., Taylor Reeve, Madison, WI.; and 12 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be after 12:00 PM followed by a Celebration of Life Memorial service at 1:00 PM Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Drive, Lexington, with Rev. Laura Altman officiating. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home of Richmond, Ky. has been entrusted with arrangements. Interment will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery at 10:00 AM Monday, November 20, 2017.

Lena Frances Sears

Lena Frances Barnes Sears, 97, of Richmond, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 at Madison Health & Rehabilitation in Richmond. Born September 29, 1919, in Cynthiana, KY, she was the daughter of Herbert Franklin and Lulu Sipples Barnes, both of whom preceded her in death.

Mrs. Sears was the widow of Eugene Sears and a retired bookkeeper. She was a charter member of Madison Hills Christian Church and a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter #438.

She is survived by one daughter, Shelby Speakman of Richmond; two granddaughters, Linda Speakman and Brenda Presnell (David); three great-grandchildren, Kristyn, Kevin, and Kameron Presnell, as well as her nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Mrs. Sears will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, November 10, 2017 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 – 8:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Rhodes Carr, Bobby Carr, Kevin Presnell, Kameron Presnell, David Presnell and Tyler Williamson. Honorary bearers will be Don and Cathy Leery, Cecil and Bobetta Bullins, Cecil and Barbara Ann McKinney, Marc Robbins and the staff of Madison Health & Rehabilitation.

Earl Grant Estes

Earl Grant Estes

Earl Grant Estes, 73, of Waco, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at the North Okaloosa Medical Center in Crestview, Florida. Earl was born on July 22, 1944 in Richmond, Kentucky.

He was a retired police officer for the City of Richmond, retiring in November 1995 having attained the rank of Sergeant. He was a U.S. Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of The Lancaster Road Church of God.

Survivors include his wife: Thelma “T.J.” Miller Estes; his father: Earl Estes; three daughters: Donna Estes Proctor (Jim), Stephanie Estes Repasky (Jim) and Michelle Hartz (Jack Siddique); two step-children: Eddie Robinson (Angela) and Michelle Burnett (Josh); fourteen grandchildren: Delbert James Proctor II (Jessica), Zachary Daniel Proctor, Amanda Lee Proctor, Ashton Repasky, Dylan Repasky, Cameron Repasky, Mia Siddique, Tristan Estes, Madison Livingston, Derek Robinson, Justin Robinson, Maicey Marks (Justin), Jacob Tankersley and Faith Tankersley;four great-grandchildren: Delbert James Proctor III, McKenna Marks, McKenna Proctor and Lucas McMullien as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother: Sylvia Payne Nickell, three children: Ashley Estes, Dawn Estes and Crystal Estes and one grandchild: Jason Robinson.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at The Lancaster Road Church of God, 1246 Lancaster Road, Richmond, with Rev. Butch Payne and Rev. Phillip Payne officiating. Burial will follow at Madison Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 3-8 PM Monday at the Lancaster Road Church of God. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Serving as Pallbearers are: Jim Repasky, Jack Siddique, Delbert Proctor, Zachary Proctor, Tristan Estes, Justin Robinson and Jacob Tankersley.

Thomas Farthing

Thomas Farthing, 58, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington. He was born in Madison County on December 18, 1958 to Mima Gross Farthing and the late Billy Farthing.

He worked for the Madison County EMS and retired after 19+ years of service. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of the Holiness faith.

He is survived by: his mother, Mima Gross Farthing; two brothers, Billy Farthing (Ella) and Paul Farthing (Paula); as well as a host of other family and friends.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Troy Farthing.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. David King officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Monday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be his nephews and cousins.

Leslie Rocky King

Leslie Rocky King

Leslie Rocky King, 55, of Winchester, passed away unexpectedly Monday, November 6, 2017 at Clark Regional Medical Center. Rocky, the son of the late Leslie King and Margaret Marie Foster King, was born in Madison County on February 1, 1962.

He was employed by Schwan’s Food Company as a Route Salesman. He enjoyed playing the guitar and had played with his family band, Soldier’s of the Cross. Rocky loved the Lord and was a member of Goff Corner First Church of God in Winchester. His recent hobby had been restoring a 1974 Custom Chevy truck with his daughter, Sarah.

On May 15, 1981, Rocky united in marriage to Pamela Sue Gilkison King who survives. Other survivors include his daughter: Sarah Marie King of Winchester; two brothers: Allen Sams of Lexington and Bernie W. Sams and wife Karen of Winchester; his sister: Lena “Doodle” Burden and husband Ernie.

Rocky was also preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Sams.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Phillips and Rev. Will Mills officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 9:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be his brothers, as well as, Bill Klasic, Ernie Burton, Jesse Byrd and Chris Byrd.

Brien Douglas Begley

Brien Douglas Begley

Mr. Brien Douglas Begley, 43 of Mt. Vernon, died Wednesday, November 8, 2017. He was born in Berea, KY on January 24, 1974 the son of Douglas and Amanda Mason Begley.

He was a Project Manager for OMNI Commercial of Lexington and was of the Holiness Faith.

He is survived by his wife: Hannah Burdette Begley of Berea; two sons: Spencer Begley of Scottsburg, IN and Stormi Begley of Wildie, KY; three daughters: Sophie Begley of Watertown, SD, Chloe Begley of Berea, KY and Lydia Begley also of Berea, KY and his father: Douglas Begley of Winchester, KY. Also surviving are two brothers and three sisters.

Mr. Begley was preceded in death by his mother: Amanda Mason Begley and his mother-in-law: Beulah Burdette.

Visitation will be November 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the New Hope Holiness Church. Funeral service will be November 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the church. Dowell and Martin Funeral Home are handling the arrangements.

Ashley Nicole Rader

Ashley Nicole Rader

Ms. Ashley Nicole Rader, 31 of Lawrenceburg, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Pulaski Co., KY on July 7, 1986 the daughter of Bronco William and Sue Powell Rader.

She was a 2003 graduate of Rockcastle County High School and attended Somerset Community College. She was a devoted animal lover and supporter of the Humane Society. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her children, and her dog and cats.

She is survived by her sons: Corey Austin Rader and Ashton Shawn Rader both of Lawrenceburg, KY; her mother: Sue Powell Rader; her fiancé: Brian Spangler; two nephews: Joseph Overbay and Cody Overbay; one uncle: Robert Powell all of Lawrenceburg, KY; one brother: Benny Rader of Mt. Vernon and one sister: Connie Rader of Richmond, KY and her dog: Viper and three cats: Keisha, Lucie and Midnight.

Ashley was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Raymond and Elsie Chestnut Rader and maternal grandparents: Ben and Cinda Powell.

Visitation will be November 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the Maple Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service will be November 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the church. Dowell and Martin Funeral Home are handling the arrangements.

Clella Jean Durham

Clella Jean Durham

Mrs. Clella Jean Durham, 82 of Crab Orchard, wife of Bennie, passed away Monday, November 6th, 2017 at the Rockcastle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on May 16th, 1935 in Copper Creek, KY to the late William Henry & Cliffie (Childs) Rucker.

On July 5th, 1956 she was united in Holy Matrimony to Bennie Durham and from that union came Odell, Owen & Marie. She had enjoyed sewing.

Those left to celebrate her life are: her husband of 61 years Bennie Durham; her children Owen (Peggy) Durham of Richmond, KY, Odell (Mary) Durham & Marie (Ricky) Hasty both of Copper Creek, KY; her grandchildren Bridgete, Ashley, Reanna, Matthew, Josh, Ethan & Adrianah; her great-grandchildren Chevy, Elizabeth, Jackson, Blake, Gavin & Ben; her sisters Evelyne Pingleton of Dalton, GA, & Pauline (Calvin) Morgan of Sweetwater, KY; her brother in law Dallas Morgan; as well as a host of friends and neighbors.

Besides her parents, Clella was preceded in death by her sister Jeraldine Morgan & brother in law Clarance Pingleton.

Visitation for Clella Durham will be held Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 from 6-9PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Funeral services will be conducted 1PM on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at the funeral home with Bro. Randy McPheron officiating. Burial will follow in the Durham Cemetery. 

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