OBITUARIES FEB. 4-11, 2018

Janet Irene Palmer

Janet Irene Palmer

Janet Irene Palmer, 63, of Reed Road in Mount Vernon, passed away February 6, 2018 in Berea. She was born in Mount Vernon to the late Sam and Carrie Gilliam Reed.

Janet had been a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by one brother, Paul Reed.

Janet is survived by her husband, Michael Palmer; three children: Crystal (Wally) Brown, Samantha (Kevin) Thacker, and Adam (Courtney) Reed; six grandchildren: Jadawn Powell, Kelsey Thacker, Carrie Thacker, Mary Thacker, Teagan Brown, and Evie Reed; one great granddaughter, Destiny Allen; and two brothers, Arnold (Sherlene) Reed and her twin brother, Jerry (Kathy) Reed.

Funeral services for Janet Irene Palmer will be Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Lakes Funeral Home Berea. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until the beginning of the service.

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Richard Louis Smith Sr

Richard Louis Smith Sr. age 74, husband of Mary Jo, died Wednesday, February 6th, 2017 at his home in Annville, KY., he was born March 1st, 1943 in Avella, PA., to the late Harry LeRoy Smith, Sr., and Clara Daisy Emery Smith.

Mr. Smith was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, a self employed automotive machinist and of the Methodist Faith. He loved to spend time spoiling his grandchildren and great grandchildren and driving his quarter mile race car on the track, he also enjoyed watching westerns.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Vickie Jo Allen. One brother and three sisters also preceded him.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Smith, his son, Richard Louis Smith, Jr. and his wife Cheryl of McKee, KY., his daughter, Amanda Elizabeth Smith of Annville, KY. five sisters, Irene Blassish of Pennsylvania, Margaret Wagoner of West Virginia, Diana Jean DiGiancto of Ohio, Zolia Lorraine Smith Payne of North Carolina, and Sheila Plants of West Virginia, Seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Per his wishes cremation has taken place and there are no services planned. Davis & Powell Funeral Home in Charge of arrangements.

Edna Mae Newman

Edna Mae Newman

Edna Mae (Robinson) Newman, 85, of Richmond, the widow of William Newman, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. Born in Madison County on April 25, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Leonard H. and Rosetta (Hutchens) Robinson.

Edna was a homemaker and a member of Viney Fork Baptist Church. During her lifetime, she enjoyed volunteering as a room-mother during her children’s elementary school years and as a Den Mother with the Cub Scouts for her sons. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved being with her family.

Survivors include one daughter, Donna Masters (Tony; three sons, William “Willie” Newman (Caroline), Rob Newman (Wanda) and Brian Newman (Suzy); three brothers, Johnny, Hubert, and Richard Robinson ; three sisters, Ona French, Mary Ruth Babb, and Gladys Muncie; eight grandchildren, Brandy Winkler (Alfred), Randy Newman (Amy), Adam Griggs (Allison), Kristi Edwards (Ben), Travis Newman (Sherry), Casey McKean (Chris), Tyler Newman (Megan) and Becky Newman; great-grandchildren, Hunter & Fisher Winkler, Peyton & Henry Logan Griggs, Carter Newman, Caroline Harper Edwards, Georgia Edwards, Mason Curtis Newman, Arlo Jeffry Newman; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Katherine Newman and Mona Louise Robinson and three brothers, Walter, William H. and Robert Clayton Robinson.

Funeral service for Edna Newman will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, February 9, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Randy Newman, Adam Griggs, Travis Newman, Chris McKean, Tyler Newman, Alfred Winkler and Ben Edwards.

Carolyn Owens

Carolyn Marlene Owens

Carolyn Marlene Owens, 79, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Kenwood Health & Rehab. She was the wife of Orville Lee Owens. Carolyn was born on May 15, 1938 in Monticello, Kentucky, and was the daughter of the late Foxie and Maude Campbell Young.

She was a woman of faith, and was greatly involved in her church, First Baptist Church of Richmond. She raised her family in Pendleton, Indiana, and after retirement moved to Venice, Florida, for several years. For the last 10 years she had lived in Richmond, Kentucky. Carolyn enjoyed nature, gardening, and volunteering with the American Cancer Society. She loved spending time with her family and friends, and was most proud of her four grandsons.

In addition to her husband of 59 years, she is survived by: two daughters, Diana Mifflin (Stephen), of Sun Prairie, WI, and Tamara Bland, of Pacific Palisades, CA; four grandsons, Michael, Daniel, Andrew, and Matthew; and one sister, Eileen Decker (Jay), of Florence, KY. She was preceded in death by her sister Ollie Kells, two nephews, seven brothers-in-laws, and one sister-in-law.

Funeral services for Carolyn Owens will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Richmond with Bro. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in the Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 at the church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is serving the family.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations can be made to the Special Olympics Kentucky, 105 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601, or American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502.

The family would like to thank the following: the staffs of Bluegrass of Lexington, MorningPointe, and Kenwood of Richmond, and especially Dr. Hanan Budeiri for her compassionate care.

Jerry Lynn Alexander

Jerry Lynn “Red” Alexander, 64, died on Monday, February 5, 2018 at his home in Richmond, Kentucky. Born on September 8, 1953 he was the son of the late Ruler and Cynthia Ann Cain Alexander and was also preceded in death by one brother, Tom Alexander.

He attended the St. Paul AME Church where he sang with the choir. An avid University of Kentucky Basketball fan and Eastern Kentucky University Athletics fan as well. He was a former employee of the Telford YMCA for 18 years and also worked for 15 years at Charles Stiles at Independent Garage.

Survivors include one brother, Dallas Alexander (Charlotte) of Auburn, Alabama; one sister, Judy Mabes (Donald) of Berea, Kentucky; 9 nieces and several great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews; cousins and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Powell and Bro. William Hale officiating the services. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until funeral time at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Lloyd Dean Walker, Jared Blair, Travis Bullis, Todd Angerman, Ray Powell and Doug Crum. Honorary pallbearers will be Rudeen Runyon, William “Brother” Anderson and Larry Brock.

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Paul Elva Presley

Paul Elva Presley, widower of Helen Harrell Presley, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington. Paul was born on March 17, 1948 in Beaver, OH to the late Henry and Lovell Hankins Presley.

He was a printing press operator for 41 years, with Piney Bowes in Miamisburg, OH. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the Navy and was of the Christian faith.

He is survived by one son Paul Eual (Bridget) Presley of Richmond, KY; one daughter Rhona Dawn (Paul) Chapman of Hudson, FL; two sisters Mary Ann (Doug) Foredyce of West Carrolton, OH and Allene Anderson of Dayton, OH. Three grandchildren James Connor Presley, Emma Grace Presley and Sierra-Loren Chapman as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Other than his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers James, Sherman Leroy, William, Wayne, John Buford and Harold Elgin, as well as a sister Alma Louise Farmer.

Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Oldham Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Leonard Wilder officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Funeral home.

Edwin Bradshaw Smith

Mr. Edwin Bradshaw Smith, 84, better known as E. B., went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 9, 2018, at his home. Born in Hopkinsville Kentucky on January 13, 1934, he was the son of the late Charles and Vera McCord Smith.

He was a graduate of Georgetown College and went on to be an Aerospace Engineer for General Electric. After retiring from GE, Mr. Smith graduated from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville and served as the Pastoral Counselor for Trinity Baptist Church in Lexington. He and his wife also traveled as missionaries to China for several years, and were active in the Lexington community by helping with Meals-on-Wheels.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Sylvia Strickler Smith; his children, Michael Smith (Melissa), Saundra Shawn Salamone; and Philip Smith (Ruth); 8 grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 5PM on Sunday, February 18, 2018, at the Trinity Baptist Church, 1675 Strader Dr. Lexington. Visitation will begin at 4PM, at the church.
The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.

Nancy Ann Azbill

Nancy Ann Azbill

Nancy Ann Green Azbill, 78, wife of Ralph Azbill, died February 8, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Born in Richmond on November 3, 1939, she was the daughter of the late John William Green and Ethel Green McLaughlin.

She was a graduate Madison High School and attended The Kentucky Business College. Nancy was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and loyal friend.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children: Melanie (Mark) Abeling of Independence, KY, John (Jackie) Azbill of Fayetteville, NY, Leslie (Chris) Cloonan of Honeybrook, PA, and Jason (Jenny) Azbill of Catonsville, MD. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Megan Abeling (Colbie Smith), Matthew (Emily) Abeling, Aidan Azbill, Eli Azbill, Casey Ann Cloonan, Sierra Cloonan, Cole Cloonan, James Azbill, Sam Azbill and her step-grandson Nick Adams. She is also survived by her sister, Sterlan Lawson, her sisters-in-law Virginia Tate and Vaugnetta Major, her brother-in-law Norvelle Azbill, her special nieces Carlavon Wells and April Benton, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather Enoch McLaughlin; three brothers-in-law: David Tate, Glen Major and Chester Lawson; and a sister-in-law: Ruth Azbill.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Nettleton officiating. Interment will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Thursday evening, February 15, 2018 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will include the grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will include her dearest friend, Joy Lee Duncan Scoates and the members of The First United Methodist Church Decorating Committee.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, Post Office Box 32141, New York, NY 10087-2141 or to The Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

Mabel Frances Whitaker

Mabel Frances Agee Whitaker, 91, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, February 9, 2018, at The Compassionate Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 29, 1926 in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Price and Lucy Ball Agee.

Mabel was a homemaker, and a loving mother, grandmother “Mimi” and great-grandmother. She was a faithful member of the Big Hill Christian Church and was also a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class. She enjoyed cooking, watching television ministries and caring for her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Franklin T. Whitaker; and by her brothers: Walter Q. Agee, Robert Agee, Melvin “Mouse” Agee, Jake Agee, Earl Agee and Sam Agee.

Survivors include: two daughters: Sandra Murphy (Ronnie) and Bonnie Roop (Benny); two grandchildren: Angela Murphy Pearson (Mark) and Scott Roop (Kim); three great-grandchildren: Faith Nicole Pearson, Candace Hope Pearson and Tyler Bennett Roop; two special sisters-in-law: Lois Agee and Greta Whitaker; as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 PM Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Pearson and Bro. Jim Riggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11:00 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers are: Scott Roop, Larry Agee, Sammy Agee, Edwin Agee, Bobby Smith, Shannon Combs and Johny Collins. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Friendship Class of Big Hill Christian Church.

Donations may be made to The Big Hill Christian Church-Building Fund, 1150 Goggins Lane, Richmond or The Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation, to all the nurses and staff of the Compassionate Care Center for the love and care shown to Mrs. Whitaker, and to Pastor Bill Fort and staff of The First Baptist Church, for their love and prayers.

Evelyn Faye York

Evelyn Faye York

Evelyn Faye Agee York, 80, wife of Carl York, of Paint Lick passed away Thursday, February 08, 2018 at Hospice Compassionate Care Center. A native of LaGrange, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Moss and Carlie Hall Agee.

She was a housewife and loving mother. She had worked at the Paint Lick Elementary School and at Garrard Co. Middle School in Lancaster. She was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Carl York; two daughters, Sandy Gullett, of Paint Lick and Debbie (Donnie) King, of Columbia; one son, David (Tonika) York, of Paint Lick; three granddaughters, Michelle Curtis (Benny Persichetti), of Pompano Beach, FL; Jacque King, of Columbia and Jennifer Williams, of Paint Lick; two great grandsons, Nelson Curtis, of Paint Lick and Levi King, of Columbia; two great-granddaughters, Jaiden Curtis and Mya Curtis, of Richmond; two sisters, Joyce Roberts, of Berea and Sarah Jane Hardwick, of Lancaster; one brother, Moss Agee, Jr., of Corbin; a special sister-in-law, Nannie Agee, of Richmond; several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, W. J. Agee and Eddie Agee and two sisters, Helen Wantland and Bernice Cates.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 PM Monday, February 12, 2018, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Ricky Horn officiating. Burial will follow in Paint Lick Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 – 9 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jerry York, Marvin York, Benny Persichetti, Nelson Curtis, Danny Cates and Bobby Foster. Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert York, Keith Davidson, Willie Grant, Gene Cosby, Gerry Metcalfe, and David Bolton.

Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Dr., Berea, KY 40403.

Thomas Allen Collins

Thomas Allen Collins

Thomas Allen Collins, 51, of Richmond, passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at his home. Thomas, the son of the late Bro. Roscoe Collins and Martha Anis Hall Collins, was born in Madison County on September 15, 1966.

He loved to cook and organize community events. Getting together with family was his greatest joy. He was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Madison County.

Survivors include: Roscoe Collins, Jr. of Richmond, David Collins and wife Teresa of Georgetown; his sister: Betty Royalty of Richmond; a brother-in-law: Stanley Napier and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Saturday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Frances Lanter

Frances Lanter

Frances Wall Lanter, 95, “Granny Lanter”, of Union City, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center. Frances, daughter of the late Clyde and Maude Baker Wall, was born in Madison County, on February 4, 1923.

She married Clifford Lanter who preceded her in death in 1992 and together they raised their two children on the family farm. Frances had been a hard worker her entire lifetime, and she did so to make sure her young family’s needs were met. She sold vegetables from her garden to pay for her daughter’s piano lessons. The things that brought her the greatest joys in life were her garden, making pies, yard sales, quilting and her two children. She also enjoyed stripping tobacco, and will also be known for driving her yellow VW Bug through town, both of which she did well as she aged, even into her 80’s. She was a retired employee of the Madison County School System, having served in the cafeteria at Madison Central High School. She was a member of the Union City Christian Church.

Survivors include her daughter: Linda Spurlock Cates (Danny) of Paint Lick; three grandchildren: Billy Spurlock (Sheri) of Moreland, Georgia, Jenny Spurlock of Kirksville and Aaron Lanter (Lonna) also of Kirksville; seven great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law: Connie Lanter; one brother: Bradley Wall (Opal) of Winchester and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son: John Wayne Lanter; a son-in-law: Bill Spurlock; three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers are: Billy Spurlock, Aaron Lanter, Cade Spurlock, Garrett Wickersham, A. J. Lanter, Curtis Tate, Darrell Tate, Carl Hoover and Frenus Masters Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Issacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

The family would like to extend sincere appreciation to Berea Health Care and The Compassionate Care Center for the loving care and attention given to Granny.

Charles Glenn Forrest

Charles Glenn Forrest

Charles Glenn Forrest passed away at Baptist Health Hospital in Richmond, Kentucky on February 6, 2018 at the age of 67 due to a heart attack. Charlie was born in Lufkin, Texas on November 2, 1950.

He graduated from Huntington High School in 1969. He worked as a senior diesel mechanic in Seward, Alaska for many years. Charlie and Judy retired to Mt. Vernon, Kentucky in 2014.
Charlie enjoyed fishing, hunting, canoeing, bowling, playing guitar, and tinkering with all sorts of things. He loved dogs, horses and animals of all kinds.

Charlie is predeceased by his father, Owen Forrest, his mother, Inez Lacy Forrest, and his brother, Robert Forrest.

Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Judy, of 28 years. They were married in Seward, Alaska on July 14, 1990. Charlie is lovingly remembered by daughter, Victoria Lemiuex and husband, Roland of Manassas, Virginia, daughter, Stephanie McKinney of Austin, Texas, son Wesley Samford of Huntington, Texas, daughter Michelle Wilson and husband, Earl of Cusseta, Georgia, daughter Shirley Lewis and husband, Danny of Berea, Kentucky, daughter, Tonya Cunningham of Anchorage, Alaska, son, Isaac Gibson and wife, Lauren of Burlington, North Carolina, brother James Forrest and wife, Jim of Huntington, Texas, sister, Dell Morehead of Huntington, Texas, sister, Nell Settle of Lufkin, Texas, and sister, Linda Pinner and husband, Henry of Nederland, Texas, granddaughter Ashley Wilson of Cusseta, Georgia, granddaughter Amber Taylor and husband, Bill of Cusseta, Georgia, grandson Shaun Lewis and fiancé Magan of Richmond, Kentucky, grandson Devin Lewis of Berea, Kentucky, grandson Jordan Forrest of Austin, Texas, granddaughter, Tori Barton of Austin, Texas, grandson, Preston Cunningham of Anchorage, Alaska, granddaughter, Ali Gibson of Burlington, North Carolina, grandson Eli Gibson of Burlington, North Carolina, grandson Cory Samford of Boston, Massachusetts, two great grandchildren Little Bill and Kyle, and many loving, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

The visitation will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, 237 N 2nd St., Richmond, Kentucky on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 from 1:00 until 4:00 pm.

George McMullin

Mr. George McMullin age 70, of Mt.Vernon, passed away Monday February 5, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born on May 21, 1947 in Rockcastle County the son of the late John and Evelyn Saylor McMullin.

He was a retired dry waller, enjoyed fishing, and gardening and was a member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors are: one son; Stacy McMullin & (Angie) of Berea. Two daughters; Angie Damerel & (Shawn) of Berea, and Kym Dargavell & (Jim) of Waco, Ky. Two sisters; Mary M. Coffey of Mt.Vernon, and Bonnie Roberts of Berea. Seven grandchildren, and several great grandchildren also survive.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by: one infant child; Anna, by five brothers; Slim, Grover, Sam, Dave, and Jack, and by one sister; Amy Renner.

Memorial services will be conducted 2 PM Tuesday February 13, 2018 at the Faith Chapel Church. Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Agnes Moore

Agnes Moore, age 92, of Sandhill Road in Irvine passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at the Compassionate Care Center following a long illness. She was born October 18, 1925 in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Charlie and Gussie Winkler Thomas.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Sandhill Christian Church. She had lived in Estill County all her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Moore.

She is survived by 1 Daughter Sherron (Phillip) Pace of Estill Co., 1 Son Doug Moore of Estill Co., 2 Grandchildren Gina (Rudy) Akers, James Dwayne (Cheryl) Neal, 3 Great Grandchildren Zack Neal, Addison Akers and Dylan Neal.

She was preceded in death by 1 brother, Chester Thomas.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 9, 1 PM at the Sandhill Christian Church by Bro. Ronald Lutes and Bro. Matt Vaught. Burial will be at the West Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Thursday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home and after 12 PM Friday at the Church.

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James E. Benton

James E. “Tuffy” Benton, age 88, of Richmond Road in Irvine, passed away Saturday, February 3rd, at his home, following a long illness. He was born July 25, 1929, in Estill County, a son of the late Joe and Barsha Roberts Benton.

He worked in the Signal Department with CSX Railroad and had lived in Estill County all his life. He was a member of the Williams Memorial Baptist Church, Friends of the Bluegrass, and the Estill County Golf Club. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and was an avid University of Kentucky fan.

He is survived by 1 Daughter Barbara Ann (Tony) McDole of Bedford, KY, Like a Son Bill (Debbie) Lynch of Estill Co., 3 Sisters Bertha Jo Newton of Madison Co., Bessie Gray of Madison Co., Joyce Davis of Indiana, 3 Brothers: Ronnie Benton, Donnie Benton, Doug Benton all of Estill Co., 4 Grandchildren Beth Campbell (Steve), Katlyn Haggard,
Jeremiah McDole (Michelle), and Rachel Mahoney (Jon), 9 Great Grandchildren: Lindon, Levi, Benton, Anna Beth, Kyra Lee, Ronen, Jon, Jackson, and Haley and Several Nieces and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by 2 Siblings: Midge Barnes and Milford Benton.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Chris Winkler with burial to follow in the Roberts Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Tuesday.

Pallbearers Mark Benton, Ricky Joe Benton, Steve Honchell, Anthony Haggard, Steve Campbell, Joe Benton. Honorary Pallbearers Chris Lynch, Joe Yeager, Tony McDole, Larry Honchell, Mark Honchell, Jim Benton

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