OBITUARIES JAN. 28 FEB. 4, 2018

Joshua Ray Adams

Joshua Ray Adams

Joshua Ray Adams, 31, of Irvine, died Friday, January 26, 2018 as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. He was a Berea native born April 8, 1986, son of Philip Adams and Kathy Brock Kendrick.

He was a U. S. Postal Service contractor, U. S. Air Force veteran, and resident of Berea for the past five years after being Honorably Discharged from the Air Force and spending a year in California.

He was a loving husband, father, son and brother. Joshua loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, guns, video games, was a computer whiz and was lovingly called a “closet nerd” by his family. He was a bookworm, who read a lot, had a dry sense of humor, was never afraid to make a fool of himself, loved candy, vitamins and fiber. Joshua attended New Heights Church in Berea.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Romberger Adams; 3 children, Hunter Ray Adams, Porter Allen Adams, Selah Elizabeth Adams; 3 sisters, Rosemary Presnell (Benjamin), Heather Bradley (Ryan), Megan Coffey (Jesse); paternal grandparents, Donnie and Bonnie Ramey Adams; maternal grandmother, Beulah Crane Willis (William); mother and father-in-law, Duane and Susan Stauffer Romberger; brothers-in-law, David Romberger (Kinsey), Jonathan Romberger; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Manuel Brock.

In accordance with Joshua’s wishes, he was cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 1, 2018 at New Heights Church with Pastor John Burdette officiating. Acceptance of friends at 1:00 pm at the church. Burial of the cremains will follow the service in Davis-Witt Cemetery in Rockcastle County.

Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service entrusted with arrangements.

Donna Gadd

Donna Gadd

Donna Rose Leger Gadd, age 48, died Thursday, February 1, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Berea, Ky. She was born February 7, 1969 in Rockcastle County to the late James Isaac and Icey Rebecca VanWinkle Leger.

Donna was a member of Pony Express Holiness Church. She loved going to church and spending time with her family.

Donna is survived by her children, Jonathan Gadd and his wife Dorothy of Berea Ky., Samantha Luna and her husband Pedro of Berea Ky., Michael Gadd and his wife Carolina of Sugarcreek, OH., Crystal Gadd of Berea, Ky., four brothers, Phillip Leger and his wife Jo Ann of McKee, Ky., Michael Leger and his wife Libby of Mount Vernon, Ky., Steve Leger of Berea, Ky., Danny Leger and his wife Sissy of Berea, Ky., and by Nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Phillips, Ada Harvey, by four brothers, James Leger, Leon Leger, Samuel Leger, Ronald Leger, and by two grandchildren.

Funeral services will 1:00pm Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Pony Express Holiness Church with Bro Artie Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in the Leger cemetery in Rockcastle Co. Visitation will be 6-9pm Tuesday at the church.

Natasha Broaddus

Natasha Broaddus

Natasha Broaddus of Berea, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at U.K. Medical Center. Born to the late Ronnie Joe Broaddus and Brenda Harold Broaddus.

Natasha was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and a member of the Baptist faith.

Natasha was preceded in death by her father Ronnie Joe Broaddus, her grandparents Clay and Thelma Harold, and uncles Arnie, Bobby, and Charles Harold.

She is survived by her mother Brenda Harold Broaddus and grandmother Geneva Fothergill, two aunts Vickie Applegate and Charleen (David) James, two uncles Jackie (Crystal) Harold and Billy Harold, cousins, Cody, Kevin, BJ, Nathan, Isabella, Christian, Savannah, Harley, Mason, Ayden, Sebastian, and Clayton.

Funeral services will be 2 PM, Saturday, February 3, 2018 at White Lick Baptist Church, burial will follow in the Cartersville Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, February 2, 2018 from 6 – 9 PM at Lakes Funeral Home Berea.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Causey, David James, Charles Harold, Cody Powell, Chad Cross, and Jackie Harold. Honorary Pallbearers Kenny Harold and Nathan Harold.

Bonnie Isaacs

Bonnie Sue Isaacs

Bonnie Sue Slone Isaacs, 96, died Monday, January 29, 2018 at Clark Regional Medical Center following an illness. She was a Juanetta, KY native (Jackson County) born March 18, 1921, daughter of the late James and Lottie Maupin Slone.

She was a retired Westinghouse / Phillips Lighting Company employee, member of the Baptist Faith and had been a resident of Madison County for over 60 years. The two greatest things in Bonnie’s life was her family and work. When she was not at work she was working at home. She loved feeding visitors and always babied her kids when they were growing up.

Survivors include 3 children, Lois Whittemore, Faye Andrews, James Isaacs; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Isaacs; 2 children, Lloyd Isaacs, Jr. and Leola Ellis.

Memorial Service 2:00 pm, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service with Pastor Kenny Davis officiating. Acceptance of friends 1:00 pm until service time.

Evelyn Faye Sharer

Evelyn Faye (Combs) Sharer, 77, of Louisville, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Essex Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Louisville. Born October 23, 1940, in Madison County, Kentucky to the late E. C. and Mary Combs.

Evelyn was a homemaker and of the Christian faith.

He is survived by dear friends, Don and Barbara Jones of Nicholasville.

There will be no visitation and service will be private with burial in the Richmond Cemetery. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Verdie Culton

Verdie Northern Culton, 74, wife of Luther Culton, of Lexington, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Bluegrass Hospice Care at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born July 2, 1943, in Rockcastle County, she was the daughter of Sherman and Opal (Carrier) Northern, both of whom preceded her in death.

Verdie, a homemaker, was of the Holiness faith.

Survivors include two daughters, Charlene Haymon, of Alabama, Rebecca Lynn Sowers, of Richmond; three step daughters Ona Culton, Mayfrey Irene Culton, both of Garrard County and Rita Faye Curtis of Morehead, KY; two sons, Larry Dean (Angela) Cruse and Gary Lee Cruse, both of Richmond; three sisters, Georgia Mae Vanwinkle, Ersie (Bobby) Owens, both of Berea, and Linda (Larry) Gray of Owsley Fork; one brother, Bro. Robert “Bob” (Dorothy) Northern of Richmond, a sister-in-law Bonnie Northern, as well as nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a step-son Michael Culton and one brother, Blufford Northern, and a brother-in-law Pete Vanwinkle.

Funeral service for Verdie Culton will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, February 5, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Cecil Burns and Rev. Bobby Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 – 8 PM Sunday February 4, 2018 at the funeral home.

Mary Virginia Broomfield

Mary Virginia Broomfield

Mary Virginia (Brandenburgh) Broomfield, 89, the widow of Maurice Broomfield, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Madison Health & Rehabilitation of Richmond. Born, August 25, 1928, in Hamilton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Cecil and Lillian Ray Brandenburgh, both of who preceded her in death.

She spent her early childhood in Owsley County before moving to Richmond with her family. Mary attended Madison High School and had worked at Westinghouse, the Kroger Company, before retiring as a cashier, after 18 years with Winn-Dixie of Richmond. While in good health she was a faithful member of Broadway Baptist Church and enjoyed attending Union City Christian Church.

Survivors include, one son, Danny Broomfield (Lynn) and one daughter, Nancy Kay Newnam (Rick) of Richmond; four grandchildren, Dana Broomfield Duerson (Jake) of Berea; Kelly Newnam Chumley (David) of Lexington, Eric Broomfield (Ashley) of Nashville, TN and Randy Newnam (Amanda) of Columbus, Ohio; seven great grandchildren, Mallory and Cami Ann Duerson, Braden and Emma Broomfield, Tyler and Mason Chumley, and Summer Newnam; and several nieces and nephews and a special friend of many years, Connie Jones.

Mary was also preceded in death by one brother, Ray Brandenburgh and three sisters, Ellen VanWinkle, Pauline Clark, and Geneva Peters.

Funeral service for Mary Broomfield will be held at 7:00 PM Monday, February 5, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Rev. Chip Denief officiating. Visitation will be from 5 PM until service time on Monday at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell. Family Graveside service will follow on Tuesday, at Madison County Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Eric Broomfield, Randy Newnam, Jake Duerson and David Chumley

The family would like to express their gratitude to the Hospice staff and the entire staff of Madison Health and Rehab for their heart-felt care for Mary and their support for the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.

Deborah Lynn Rollins

Deborah Lynn Rollins

Deborah Lynn Rollins, 60, of Richmond, passed away, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond after a short illness. Born April 6, 1957, in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Marvin Brock and Loretta Williams Brock, both of whom preceded her in death.

Debbie was an employee of EKU/Aramark food services for almost 40 years. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include two sons, John Jamison Rollins (Renee) and David Scott Rollins (Sarah), grandchildren, Linel, Daniel, Landon, Lola, Carter and Hanna. She is also survived by her beloved dog and best friend, Abby.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sherri Brock.

Funeral service for Deborah will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 – 9 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Moe Rollins, Darryl Rollins, Jordan Roberts, Daniel Rollins, Linel Rogers, and Joey Schat.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

Lorene Adams

Mrs. Lorene Sparks Adams, 93, of Richmond, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center. Mrs. Adams, the daughter of Johnnie Sparks and Ida Mae Horn Sparks, was born in Estill County on July 21, 1924.

She was Co-Owner of Adams Furniture Store. Her greatest joys in life included playing the piano, gardening, caring for her birds and especially all of her grandchildren. She was a member of Old Paris Road Church of God where she had served as pianist. On June 14, 1941, Mrs. Adams united in marriage to Carl T. Adams who preceded her in death on December 24, 2000.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Charlotte Faye and Mitchell Durham of Richmond; her brother: David Sparks; seven grandchildren: Lori Eve and husband Scott, Kari Maloney and husband Steve, Lindsey Wagner and husband Chris, Bethany Estes and husband Chad, Dean Adams and wife Erika, Jimmy Adams and wife Ashley and Ben Durham, five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Adams was also preceded in death by two sons: Darrell Adams and Paul Adams; five brothers: George, J.D., Raymond, Tracey and Amos Sparks and three sisters: Mildavine Spicer, Zella McIntosh and Virginia Neal-Phillips.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Jack E. Whitaker and Rev. Cournel “Butch” Payne officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:30 A.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Chad Estes, Ben Durham, Dean Sparks, Jeff Crockett, Barry Puckett and Mitchell Durham.

Virginia Jones

Virginia Jones

Mrs. Virginia Brandenburg Jones, 93, of Richmond, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the UK Chandler Medical Center in Lexington after a brief illness. Born in Madison County on April 20, 1924 she was the daughter of the late Chess and Pearl Caywood Brandenburg.

She was a retired Administrative Assistant at the Bluegrass Army Depot where she was a dedicated employee in the Security office for 29 years. Mrs. Jones was a member of the First Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Hugh Boyd Jones.

Survivors include: her daughters, Ann Boyd Jones, and Martha Jane Cobb (Richard IV); two grandchildren, Jillian Jane Fichetola (Joe) and Richard Cobb V (Amanda); five great-grandchildren, Clay Fichetola, Luke Fichetola, Keri Fichetola, Richard Cobb VI, and Lincoln Cobb; one brother-in-law, Bernard Jones, Jr.; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the First Christian Church, 412 West Main Street, with Rev. Mark Condrey and Dr. Glen Birkett officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Monday, at the church. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers will be: Richard Cobb V, Joseph Michael Fichetola, Don Appleman, Thomas Rice, Greg Howell and Pete Cain. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Griggs, Ronald Ginter, Omer Russell Gabbard, William G. Turpin, Jimmy Cornelison and Scott Elkins.

Donations in honor of Mrs. Jones can be made to the First Christian Church Building Fund.

Dale Richard Patrick

Dale Richard Patrick

Dale Richard Patrick, 85, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Dale was born in Terre Haute, Indiana the son of Pat and Elsie Wolfe Patrick.

He graduated from Wiley High School and Indiana State University, where he was on the Track and Cross Country Teams. He was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity and received his Graduate Degrees from ISU & IU. During college, he was drafted to serve his country during the Korean Conflict. In 1956, he came to Eastern Ky. University where he developed the Electronics Department and taught there for 52 years, teaching during the tenure of seven university presidents. He wrote and co-authored over 124 books. His biggest thrill was writing a book with his beloved son along his side. Dale was a member of First Presbyterian Church for 62 years where taught Sunday School and served as an Elder and Deacon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Betty, twin nephews, Jim & Bob and his beloved son, Steve.

Survivors include his loving wife, Katherine “Kay” Patrick; sister and brother-in-law, Lynn and Bill Ellis; daughter-in-law, Grace Bogard Patrick; granddaughter, Courtney Guillen (Jason); grandson, Rylan Guillen.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:30 PM Sunday, February 4, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Curtis Christian officiating. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 1:30 PM Sunday at the church. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice Care Plus and Terrace Health and Rehabilitation for their excellent care during Dale’s illness.

Expressions of Sympathy may be made to First Presbyterian Love Fund, P. O. Box 165, Richmond, KY 40475.

Harry Don McBride

Harry Don McBride

Harry Don McBride, 83, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 31, 2018 at Baptist Health-Richmond. He was a native of Madison County, born on September 22, 1934, the son of the late Tom and Aletta Scrivner McBride.

Harry was a retired land surveyor, a retired employee of Eastern Kentucky University and a farmer. He was a member of the Kirksville Baptist Church and was an associate member of the Madison County Democratic Women’s Club.

Survivors include his wife: Arlene Gadd McBride; two sons: Harry Don McBride Jr. and Thomas Wayne McBride (Renea); three grandchildren: Kendall Ann McBride, Addison Rose McBride and Megan Linley McBride; a sister-in-law: Marietta McBride; 1 niece and two nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife: Wilma Johnson McBride; son: Michael Alan McBride and two brothers: T. J. and Edgar McBride.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Butch Pennington officiating. Burial will follow at Madison Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Nina Day

Nina Day

Nina Faye Bicknell Day, 78, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Nina was born in Estill County, on October 23, 1939, to the late Leonard and Addie Mae Richardson Bicknell.

She was a homemaker and had attended the Westside Christian Church.

She is survived by one son: Terry Day (Angie); two grandchildren: Zachariah and Makenzie Day; two sisters: Eva Mae Ramsey and Joyce B. Webb (Anthony); six brothers: Elmer Venice Bicknell (Grethel), Earnest Lee Bicknell (Ilene), Kenneth Garrison Bicknell (Barbara), Carl Dean Bicknell (Loraine), Randoll Ray Bicknell (Penny), Gary Leslie Bicknell (Rene) as well as several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Darrell Bicknell.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Glendon Mays officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Friday evening at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers will be: Robin Bicknell, Robbie Ramsey, Gary Lynn Bicknell, Christopher Meeks, Darrin Day, Zachariah Day, Jeremiah Duerson and Doug Day.

Bobby Gene Parke

Bobby Gene Parke

Bobby Gene Parke, 81, passed away Monday evening, January 29, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born on April 2, 1936 in Madison County, the son of the late John Harris and Mary Eades Parke Sr.

He was a retired building contractor and had served in The Kentucky National Guard. He was a member of The Lexington Road Church of God where he served on the Pastor’s Council. Bobby loved Kentucky Basketball and he loved to travel.

He is survived by his wife: Sondra Payne Parke; one son: Randy Parke; three daughters: Debbie Jarvis, Michelle Florian (Tom) and RaNae Hatfield (Brian); two step-sons: Mark Reffett (Hope) and Scott Reffett (Trina); one brother: Billy W. Parke; one sister: Jonelle Whitaker; seven grandchildren: Jared Parke (Jennifer), Dylan Jarvis, Brandon Hatfield, Tyler Conrad, Christian Jarvis, Taylor Jarvis and Stephen Conrad; two great-grandchildren: and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife: Shirley Short Parke and two brothers: John H. Parke Jr. and Dewey Eades Parke.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, February 2, 2018 at The Lexington Road Church of God, 2336 Lexington Road, with Rev. Phillip Payne and Rev. Bill Harrison officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Thursday evening at the church. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers are: Steve Clark, Harlan Wilson, Christian Jarvis, Donnie Harris, Isaac Stanley Jr., and Matt Stanley. Honorary Pallbearers are: Darrell Osborne and the members of the Pastor’s Council, Lexington Road Church of God.

Martha Short

Martha Sue Short

Mrs. Martha Sue Moberly Short,74, better known as “Tootie”, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018, at the UK Hospital in Lexington. Born in Madison County on October 26, 1943 she was the daughter of the late Robert “R.W.” and Edna Mansfield Moberly.

She was a retired nurse’s assistant at the Pattie A. Clay Hospital, and enjoyed baking cakes and cooking for her family and friends. She was a member of the Christian Faith.

Survivors include: her son, Danny Charles Agee; two step-sons, Danny Mason Short and George Michael Short; one daughter, Kathy Short Tudor; one brother, Tommy Moberly (Beverly); one sister, Donna Masters (Frenus); two grandsons, Daniel Steven Short and Dakota McIntosh; as well as several step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Bert Short; two infant sons, Everett Charles Agee, and Kenny Allen Agee; one brother, Bobby Moberly; and one sister, Patsy Tudor.

The family will receive family and friends for a time of visitation from 11:30AM – 1:30PM, on Friday, February 2, 2018, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be private, as she requested.

Pallbearers will be: Johnny Clines, Clay Clines, Doug Tudor, Patrick Tudor, Brian Moberly and Dennis Masters. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jean Moore, Goldie Todd, Jerome Tudor, Frenus Masters.

In lieu of flowers, donations to God’s Outreach are suggested in memory of Mrs. Short.

Jeremiah Jason Bailey

Jeremiah Jason “Jerry” Bailey, 35, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018.

He is survived by his mother: Terri Cox Bailey, his brother: Paul David Cox and wife Deann and his nephew: Dustin Johnson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Bailey.

There will be no services. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Joe Sandlin

Bobby Joe Sandlin, 40, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. He is the son of Jay Sandlin and Phyllis Chasteen Sandlin.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, Carl Sandlin, four aunts: Rosemarie Whitaker, Lois Biggs, Bessie Chasteen and Geanie Abrams and his uncle, Carl Junior Chasteen.

Bobby was preceded in death by his father, Jay Sandlin.

Services will be private and under the direction of Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Jacqueline Poynter

Ms. Jacqueline “Jackie” Poynter, 71, of Richmond passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at her home. Ms. Poynter, the daughter of William L. Moores and Betsy Farley Moores, was born in Madison County on May 8, 1946.

She retired from Dr. Gordon & Dr. Salter’s office as office manager. She went on to work for Commonwealth Health Management. Her grandchildren and dog, Copper, were the loves of her life. She had attended Newby Baptist Church.

Survivors include: her son: John William Poynter and wife Emily of Richmond and three grandchildren: Bradley William, Betsy Jane and Brody John.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Poynter was also preceded in death by John’s father, L. Gayle Poynter and her brother, John Alan Moores.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Guiley officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Robbie Bales, Ed White, Bob Richards and Lloyd Rhodus.

The Poynter Family wish to thank the caring and competent staff of Hospice Care Plus, all of her loving caregivers: Maxine Patton, Iona Abbott, Shirley Dickerson and Audrena Kilby and two special friends: Holly Ray and Sarah Farthing.

L. D. Hill

L. D. Hill

Mr. L. D. Hill, 85, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the VA Hospital in Lexington. He was born on May 26, 1932 in Madison County to the late Lionel and Bannie Whittamore Hill.

Mr. Hill was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and uncle. He was a retired self-employed cattle and tobacco farmer. Mr. Hill served his country in the US Army where he served in the front lines of the Korean War. He had a love for Quarter Horses and rode extensively when he was younger. Mr. Hill was an avid fisherman and enjoyed spending winters in Florida catching thousands of fish a year. He was a member of the Honorable order of Kentucky Colonels, and the Livestone Pentecostal Church – he loved his church family.

Survivors include: his wife of almost 64 years, Paulene Hill; two sons, Donald Hill (Charlotte), and Christopher Hill (Tammy); one daughter, Sharon Isaacs (Mike); two brothers, Frank Hill (Sylvia) and Tom Hill (Gloria); two sisters, Wanda Farthing (Danny), and Mary Coates (Bobby); his grandchildren, Brian Hill (Erica), Megan Hill, Bannon Hill, Jason Brockman (Leah), Keith Brockman ( Heather), Mikie Isaacs (Elizabeth); 9 great-grandchildren, as well as a host of other family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his dog, Amy.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 PM Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the Livestone Pentecostal Church, 1783 Lancaster Road, with Bro. Owen Moody and Pastor Mike Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Tuesday, at the church. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons and great-grandsons. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Ralph Chasteen, Harry Isaacs, Keith Garrett, Robert Hill, Larry Brandenburg, Bruce Cope, Gene Barber, Mikie Isaacs, Danny Farthing, Joe Kassoff, Jim Dause, Darrell Tate, Danny Northern, Robert Castle, Tyler Witt, Bobby Coomer, Mike Moody and Jay Davis.

Katrina Marie Dusky

Katrina Marie Dusky, 54, wife of Terry, passed away Sunday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. She was a native of Missouri, a daughter of the late Russell and Katherine Favors.

She was a homemaker, who enjoyed singing, crochet, and spending time with her family.

Survivors other than her husband Terry include her sons Michael (Amanda) Cardwell, James Cardwell, Josh Hinkle, and Xander Dusky; her daughters Virginia (Bill) Scott, Felicia (Chris) Beckelheiman, Marina (Zack) Goodman; her brothers Russell Favors, Eugene Favors; her sister Penny Favors; twelve grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother David Favors, and a sister Jackie Carrier.

Visitation is from 11:00AM to 1:00PM February 3, 2018 at the Heritage Funeral Home in Richmond. Funeral service will follow the visitation.

Charlotte DeAnn Carrera

Charlotte DeAnn Carrera

Mrs. Charlotte DeAnn (Robbins) Carrera, age 71 of Brodhead, passed away Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was born on March 4th, 1946 to the late DeAlva & Vivian (Albright) Robbins.

She attended Brodhead Baptist Church, and she enjoyed traveling, sewing, bowling, golfing, reading, watching sports of all type and she loved her QVC shopping.

Those left to celebrate her life are: her children, Andrew (Dana) Carrera of Mt. Vernon, KY. & Stephan (Ashlie) Carrera of Brodhead, KY.; her grandchildren, Tanner Carrera, Sydney Carrera, Carson Carrera, Arden Carrera, Ashton Carrera and Hayden Philbeck; her lifelong friend, Geraldine Cash; as well as a host of friends and neighbors.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant sister, Mary Robbins and the father of her children, Andy Carrera.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals with Bro. Luther Allen officiating. Burial is to follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at the funeral home from 6PM-9PM.

Donations may be made in memory of Charlotte to the Brodhead Baptist Church.

Nedra Faye Sewell

Nedra Faye Sewell, age 71, of Old Kentucky Highway 52 in Richmond passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a long illness. She was born March 30, 1946 in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Virgil J. and Dorothy Maye Richardson Dennis.

She was a former employee of Eastern Kentucky University and a member of the Sandhill Christian Church. She had lived in Richmond most of her life.

She is survived by Her husband Robert Curtis Sewell, Sr., 2 Daughters Tiffany Sewell, Kathy (Roger) Rice both of Richmond, 1 Son Robert Curtis (Melisa) Sewell, Jr. of Berea, 1 Brother Thaxton Leon (Marie) Dennis of Irvine, 3 Grandchildren Mackenzie Mason, Samuel Roach and Mallory Rice and1 Great Grandchild Ally Brezeale.

She was preceded in death by 2 daughters; Amanda Carroll Sewell and Amy Michelle Sewell.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 3, 11 AM at the Sandhill Christian Church by Bro. Matt Vaught and Bro. Ronald Lutes. Burial will be at the Amos Richardson Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Friday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home and after 10 AM Saturday at the Church.

Douglas Wayne Chaney

Douglas Wayne Chaney

Douglas Wayne Chaney, 59, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at his residence. Born August 28, 1958, Doug was a native of Estill County, and a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was strong in his faith, and was a member of New Heights Church in Berea. He made it known to all that God’s purpose for him was to minister to others, which he did daily. He was a true missionary.

Doug was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served full-time and with the Naval Reserves for 10 years before being honorably discharged in February 1986. He was awarded the National Reserve Meritorious Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, 1st Good Conduct Award, Navy Rifle Marksmanship Ribbon, and according to him, he was also the #1 “tater peeler” on the ship. During this time, he served the following ships: Azores Naval Air Station; Naval Facility at Argentina, Newfoundland; USS Biddle, a guided missile cruiser out of Norfolk, Virginia; Jacksonville, Florida Naval Air Station; and the USS Yosemite, a destroyer tender out of Mayport, Florida. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 79, and a proud member of the Honor Guard.

He was a retired rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. He often would boast about never missing a day’s work, and how proud he was to serve the residents of Estill County for 29 years. He loved bluegrass music, his family and the Kentucky Wildcats.

Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Betty Chaney, and the following brothers and sisters: Doris Sears, Paul Kenny Kuykendoll, and Joyce Sasser of Hamilton, Ohio.

Survivors include his wife, Crystall Chaney, his children, Becky (Joe) Crawford, of Irvine, Christopher (BJ) Chaney, of Richmond, and Corey (Mary) Hacker of Mt. Vernon; his grandchildren, Camble Crawford, Teagan Crawford, Andrew Chaney, Kyser Chaney, Ethan Martin and Acacia Hacker. He is also survived by a brother Darold Chaney of Hamilton, OH, and sisters Charlotte Waldridge of Lawrenceburg, KY, Joyce Sewell of Corbin, KY, Janet Parrish of Frankfort, KY, and Bonnie (Gary) Sallee of Irvine. Doug also leaves behind his mother-in-law, Barb (Rick) Schrink, of Brodhead and a host of nieces, nephews and special friends.

Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, February 3, 3 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home. Friends may call between 1-3 PM on Saturday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home in Irvine, KY.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Doug’s name for Memorial Day Flags distributed by the American Legion, Post 79, in Estill County. Checks for these can be mailed to: 730 Miller’s Creek Road, Irvine, Kentucky 40336. Donations may also be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital by visiting donors.stjude.org.

Obituary Notices:
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