OBITUARIES MAR. 25 – APR. 1, 2018

Larry Bruce Mullins

Larry Bruce Mullins

Mr. Larry “Tiny” Bruce Mullins, age 64 of Berea, KY. passed away Friday, March 30th, 2018 at the Rockcastle Hospital. He was born on March 12, 1954 in Berea, KY., a son of the late Herbert Hoover Mullins and Christene Lunsford Mullins.

He attended Liberty Ave. Baptist Church, and found great joy in working at the Fire Department, fishing, and hunting. He was a founding member of the Brindle Ridge Fire Department and was a Kentucky Colonel. “Tiny” had been a 41 year employee of Lighthouse Home Products. On December 12, 1981 he was united in marriage to Deanna Leger and from that union came: Donisha, Karen, Deanna, Laura, Bryan and Joshua.

Those left to celebrate his life are: his wife of 36 years, Deanna Mullins of Berea, KY; his children: Donisha Freeman (Casey) of Plato, Missouri; Karen Stallsworth of Pine Hill, KY; Deanna Carpenter (Mark) of Brodhead, KY; Laura Stallsworth of Berea, KY; Bryan Mullins (Bryanna) of Brodhead, KY; and Joshua Mullins of Berea, KY. His grandchildren: Matthew, Kaitlin, Kiaya, Lauryn, Ethan, Brylee, Mara, Kelcie, Hadlee and Blake. His brothers: Steve Mullins (Kim) of Paris, KY; Kelly Mullins (Terry) of Berea, KY; and Keith Mullins (Sandy) of Sedalia, Missouri. As well as a host of nieces/nephews, friends and neighbors.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Kim Mullins.

Visitation for “Tiny” Mullins will be Monday, April 2, 2018 from 6-9PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Funeral services will be conducted Tues. April 3, 2018 at 2PM at the Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Leger Cemetery.

James Daniel Potter

James Daniel Potter

James Daniel Potter, 36, of Richmond, was born on May 31, 1981 and passed away on Thursday, March 29 at the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington.

He was the father of two amazing sons, Daniel and Christian and was son of a loving mother, Aimee, of Richmond, and the late Donnie Potter, of McKee.

In addition to his children and mother, James is also survived by his sister, BJ, her fiancé, Chris, and their children, Ethan, Andrew and Kyser. He is also blessed with a host of special cousins, uncles, aunts, and friends. James was loved by all who knew him.

James is preceded in death by his grandparents, Daniel and Ocie Potter and Jim and Nellie Hays, all of McKee, and Mona L. Hays of Lexington.

Funeral services will begin on Tuesday, April 3 at Lakes Funeral Home in Berea with a gathering of family and friends at 5:00pm and a memorial service to following at 7:30pm with Bro. Kenneth Wilder officiating.

The family would like to extend their thanks for many prayers in the days to come.

Jerry Marcum

Jerry Marcum

Jerry Marcum, age 74, father of Josh Marcum, passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the St Joseph Berea Hospital. Jerry was born in Madison County to the late Rollie and Grace Short Marcum.

Jerry was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church and retired as a maintenance technician for Richmond Manor Apartments.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Lee Marcum; his sister, Shirley Dees; his brother, J.B. Marcum; and his brother-in-law, William ‘Butch’ Ramsey.

Jerry is survived by his son, Josh Marcum; his mother-in-law, Marie Northern; his sisters-in-law: Yvonne Mayes, Debbie McCollum, and Debora Alexander; his brother-in-law, Gerald Ramsey; his best friend, Bobby Callahan; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday March 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Lakes Funeral Home Berea, with Rev. Kenny Davis officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 am Saturday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Clark Cemetery in Rockcastle County.

William Edward Johnson

William Edward Johnson

William Edward Johnson, 83, of Berea, Kentucky, passed away March 27, 2018 at Madison Manor. He was born July 27, 1934 to Albert Johnson and Hallie McKnight Johnson. He was a lifelong resident of Berea, Kentucky.

He is survived his three sons, Keith Johnson of Hampton, Virginia, Alan Johnson of Berea, Kentucky, Albert Johnson and wife Jennifer Johnson of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky; one daughter, Melanie Johnson Seals and husband Jimmy Seals of Berea, Kentucky; two brothers, Charles Johnson and Hubert Johnson, both of Berea, Kentucky; seven grandchildren, Kayla Johnson, Zachary Johnson, Brook Royalty, Miranda Seals, Lexi Seals, Hayley Smith, and Allie Abrams, and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Hallie Johnson; two brothers, Bobby Johnson and Roy B. Johnson; and one sister Linda Botkins.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea; visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the service begins. Burial will be in Madison County Memorial Gardens.

Earl Vinson Payne

Earl Vinson Payne

Earl Vinson Payne, 65, husband of Debbie, passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was born in Berea on March 16, 1953 to the late Vernon “Peanut” and Ruby Mae Ogg Payne.

Earl had been employed as a painter at Middletown Industrial and was a member of Glades Christian Church.

Earl is survived his wife, Debbie Alexander Payne; two sons, Jeremy (Annie) Payne and Jared (Jennifer) Payne; five grandchildren: Marissa Payne, Hunter Payne, Nora Payne, Sadie Payne, and Ava Payne; and six siblings: Marjorie A. (Roy) Carrier, David (Rita) Payne, Darrell (Debbie) Payne, Cathy Abrams, Cheryl (Sam) Hicks, and Albert (Trena) Payne.

Funeral services for Earl Payne will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Rev. Rick Fulton officiating. Burial will follow at Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday evening, March 27, 2018 from 5:00-9:00 PM at the funeral home.

Those serving as pallbearers will be: Gary Carrier, Johnathan Payne, Eric Payne, Ethan Payne, Christopher Payne, and Adam Abrams. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Aaron Abrams, Josh Payne, Jason Payne, Derek Hicks, Chelsea Payne, and Carol Falin.

Francis Moore

Frankie Moore

Frankie Pennington Moore age 74, wife of Lowell Moore, died Saturday March 24, 2018 at her home in Berea. Frankie was born in Ashland KY, to the late Edgar and Esta Fults Hodges, she was preceded in death by her brother Eddie Hodges.

Frankie was a retired City of Berea employee in the Finance Department, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Frankie is survived by her husband Lowell Moore, her children Stephanie Pennington and Ashley (Tami) Pennington, her sisters: Barsha Barker and Patti Masters, and her grandchildren: London Barrow, Schyler Pennington, Parke Barrow, Madison Pennington, and David Pennington.

Graveside funeral services will be Monday March 26, 2018 at 3 pm at the Seven Pines Cemetery in Jackson County. Lakes Funeral Home Berea is in charge of arrangements.

Vergie A. Kirby

Vergie Kirby

Vergie Kirby, 88, widow of Robert Kirby, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Cartersville on July 16, 1929 to the late David Gracie and Jallie Brewer Rector.

She had been a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal holiness faith.

In addition to her parents and husband, Vergie was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Fred Allen; several siblings; two children, Clifford Allen and Wanda Howard; and one son-in-law, Bill Howard.

Vergie is survived by eight children: Danny (Wanda) Allen, Ronald (Denise) Allen, Richard Allen, Kathey Stamper, Rebecca Smith, Louise (Gaylon) Brown, Marlene (Rufus) Holmes, and Darlene (Ronnie) Orender; one daughter-in-law, Carlotta Allen; and many siblings, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Vergie Kirby will be held Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. Don Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Cartersville Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:00 PM to the time of the service.

Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Lakes Funeral Home are requested to defray funeral expenses.

Naomi Jones

Naomi Jones

Naomi King Jones, 91, died on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in Richmond, Kentucky. Born on October 28, 1926 in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Milton S. and Alice Victoria (Shoemaker) Pfleiger.

She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Gene King and Paul Jones.

Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and served for many years as a dorm mother at Eastern Kentucky University. She was a member of the Richmond House of Prayer and she enjoyed gardening and flowers. She loved to crotchet and made many baby blanket over the years. She loved her family, her church and her God.

Survivors include three sons, Dale King (Sandra), Johnny G. King (Linda), and Milton J. “Bo” King (Joy), all of Richmond; three daughters, Grace Horn (Leo) of Richmond, Shirley Howard (David) Of Brentwood, TN, and Patsy Grant (A.D.) of Richmond; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves one niece, Sondra Schantz and one nephew, Jimmy Pfleiger.

She was also predeceased by three brothers, Eddie, Russell and Billy Pfleiger.

Funeral service for Mrs. Jones will be 12:00 PM Saturday, March 31st, at Eastside Community Church, Richmond, with Rev. Owen Moody officiating, assisted by Dr. Virgil Grant. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until service time at the church. Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Tim Grant, Dale King Jr., Tyler King, Johnny King Jr., Evan King, and Ronnie Horn. Honorary bearers will be Aaron King, Allen Grant, Chris King, Joe Horn, Conrad King, and Neal Howard.

Kenneth Ray Hunter

Kenneth Ray Hunter

Kenneth Ray Hunter, 61, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born December 31, 1956 in Richmond, Kentucky, he was the son of Joyce Elaine (Stein) Hunter and the late Nelson Perry Hunter.

Kenneth was a retired Madison County school bus driver and of the Nazarene faith.

In addition to his mother, Joyce, he is survived by his wife, Rita Kay (Moore) Hunter; two sons, Adam and Aaron Hunter; one sister, Cynthia Hunter; and one brother, William Hunter, all of Richmond. He also leaves one niece, Whitney Hunter; three nephews, Ryan Hunter, Daniel Marifjeren, and Zachary Cruse.

Funeral service for Kenneth will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, March 30, 2018 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 – 8 PM Thursday at the Funeral Home.

Mildred Maupin

Mildred Maupin

Mildred Mabe Maupin, 81, died on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Kentucky. Born on December 3, 1936 in Stokes County, North Carolina, Mrs. Maupin was one of twelve children belonging to Noel and Lettie Mabe.

She is survived by her husband of almost 56 years, William W. Maupin of Richmond, KY; her daughter, Amy Beth Maupin of Lexington, KY; two brothers, Morris (Doris) Mabe and Akers (Jane) Mabe of Walnut Cove, NC; five sisters, Iris (Glen) Robertson, Arlene (Bill) Fulp, Pat Bennett, Dot Slate, all of Danbury, NC and Shirley Sheppard of Lawsonville, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Michael William Maupin and four brothers: Gilmer Mabe, Bonnie Mabe, Raymond Mabe, and Delmar Mabe. Mrs. Maupin also leaves behind her beloved dog, Abby.

She graduated from Lawsonville High School in 1954, Appalachian State Teachers College in 1958 and Eastern Kentucky University in 1966. After teaching high school physical education for four years in North Carolina, she married her husband and moved to Richmond, Kentucky to settle on the farm. In 1962, she joined the faculty of the physical education, health and recreation department at Eastern Kentucky University where she taught courses in physical education and health for 29 years. A master gardener, Mrs. Maupin, enjoyed growing and preserving vegetables and maintaining flower beds. She loved nature and the farm, and she raised many baby calves on the bottle through the years. In addition to farming and gardening, she delighted in cooking and preparing meals for her family and friends, and she loved playing games, painting, and working on puzzles. She was a member of the Lancaster Pike Homemakers Club, the Flatwoods Christian Church in Waco, and she was also recognized as a Kentucky Colonel. Remembered as a fun-loving, kind, and patient lady.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 30 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home in Richmond. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Flatwoods Christian Church in Waco, and burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dan Maupin, Radford Ballard, and nephews Shane Mabe, Vincent Mabe, Ricky Mabe, and Kenny Robertson. Honorary pallbearers will be Steven Collins and nephews Lonnie Mabe, Danny Mabe, Tim Mabe, Randy Mabe, Jonathan Slate, and Rusty Slate.

In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to the Hospice Care Plus Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475 or Flatwoods Christian Church, P.O. Box 127, Waco, KY 40385.

Kristin Stratton

Kristin Stratton

Kristin Mason Stratton, 42, of Paint Lick, KY died Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at UK Medical Center.

She is survived by her husband, Shawn Stratton, and sons, Mason (13) and Evan (9).

Kristin was a 1993 graduate of Tates Creek High School and graduated with honors from EKU in 1997 with a BA in public relations. Within a matter of weeks, Kristin was an intern at MACED (Mountain Association for Community Economic Development) in Berea, KY and has been with the organization for over 20 years. She was most recently the Executive Assistant. She grew up and was baptized at Tates Creek Christian Church, Lexington, KY and is a member of Paint Lick Christian Church.

Kristin was very involved with community development. She helped develop and was Board President of the Friends of Paint Lick Community Center along with her grandmother, Dean Cornett. She was also President of the Board of The Paint Lick Family Medical Clinic (now White House Clinic) which she and her grandmother also helped establish. Kristin’s boys are the 5th generation to live on the family’s Bell Spring Farm.

She is also survived by her parents, Kent and Sara Mason, Lexington, KY and a sister, Kim Finkbonner, an Uncle Bob Cornett (Cathy) and also cousins, Danny Irions (Sheri) and Todd Cornett. She was predeceased by grandparents, Tom and Dean Cornett and Calvin and June Mason and an Uncle Larry Cornett.

Kristin’s smile could light up a room and she was the most positive, kind, generous, and compassionate soul to all people. She will be missed by her friends and family.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM on Friday, March 30th at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, Richmond, KY. Funeral will be at the funeral home at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 31st, with Rev. Ted Faulkner officiating. Burial will follow at Manse Cemetery, Paint Lick, KY.

In lieu of flowers, memorials of remembrance made to Debbie Reardon, c/o MACED, 433 Chestnut St. Berea, KY 40403 to an educational fund for Mason and Evan.

Nicholas Bryant Matthews

Nicholas Bryant Matthews

Nicholas Bryant Matthews, 31, of Lexington, formerly of Richmond, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018, at his home. Born on June 17, 1986, he was the son of Eddie and Tammy J. (Myers) Matthews.

He received his Bachelors degree from Eastern Kentucky University. Nicholas was a self-employed roofing contractor and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, Eddie and Tammy, he is survived by one sister, Leisa Nicole Duff of Richmond, one niece, Kamryn Duff and one nephew, Aren Duff. Other survivors include his maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Mary Myers, his uncles, Ronnie Myers and Allen Matthews, and his aunt, Winona Matthews, and numerous cousins.

Funeral service for Nicholas will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Rev. Michael Hoy officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until service time on Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

Walter Reams Jr

Walter Reams Jr.

Walter Young Reams Jr. 89, of Richmond, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center. Born on January 29, 1929, he was the son of the late Walter and Elva Reid Reams.

Junior grew up and lived most of his life in the Red House community. He was self employed for many years, working from his home, rebuilding and restoring automobiles. His strong work ethic was a legacy he left to his children. Junior was a member of The Red House Baptist Church. He became a Christian at the age of 75 and was baptized on his 76th birthday. His salvation is a result of the saving grace of God, and a testament to the fact, that it is never too late to accept Jesus as your Lord and Saviour.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Charles Wade Reams and a granddaughter: Kara Lee Smith.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Lucy Parks Reams; four daughters: Susan (Lewis) Baumstark, Teresa (Curtis) Cruse, Karen (Leon) Smith and Kim (Rob) Jones; grandchildren: Lew (Tiffany) Baumstark, Amanda (Guy) Cope, Brian (Penny) Cruse, Glenna Baker, Aaron (Heather) Smith, Tyler (Taylor) Smith, Bryan (Kenda) Horvat, Kristen (Brian) McDowell and Drew Jones; great-grandchildren: Trent Cope, Jake Baumstark, Haley Baker, Cole Baker, Brayden Horvat, Levi , Ethan and Sadie Jane McDowell and Maranda and Kiley Cruse; his sisters: Jean Rawlins, Barbara Hooper, Pat Blair; brothers: Jake, Jim (Laura), Joe (Rita) and Barry (Pat) Reams as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday, March 31, 2018 at The Red House Baptist Church with Rev. Albert Griffin and Rev. Gary Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM Saturday morning at the church. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons and sons-in-law.

Donations may be made to The Red House Baptist Church, 2301 Red House Road, Richmond, KY or to The Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond KY.

Dorothy Francis Shockley

Dorothy Francis Shockley

Mrs. Dorothy Francis Shockley, 102, of Richmond, passed away on Sunday evening, March, 25, 2018, at the Madison Health and Rehab Center. She was born on May 1, 1915, in Madison County to the late James and Sarah Jane Collins Noland.

Mrs. Shockley was a 1936 graduate of the Kirksville High School, and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Kirksville Baptist Church.

Survivors include: three grandchildren, Dorothy Shockley Painter (Charlie), Douglas Floyd and Jimmy Shockley II; great-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; as well as a many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shockley was preceded in death by her husband, Edd Shockley; two sisters, Viola Land and Evelyn Lamb; her son, Jimmy Shockley; her daughter, Jane Shockley; and two great-grandchildren, Kristie and Justin Combs.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Friday, March 30, 2018, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, with Bro. Scott Guiley officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 11 AM Friday, at the funeral home.

Jimmie Murphy

Jimmie Murphy

Mrs. Jimmie Frances Burns Murphy, 74, of Union City, passed away at her home on Friday, March 30, 2018.

She is the wife of William “Billy Ray” Murphy.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.

Sarah Margaret Woosley

Mrs. Sarah Margaret Hager Woosley, 82, of Berea, formerly of Lexington, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at The Terrace in Berea. Mrs. Woosley, the daughter of the late Ellard Hager and Annie Rhodus Hager, was born in Fayette County on May 29, 1935.

She was a member of the Porter Memorial Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Jesse Woosley who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her brothers: Shirley Hager and Nelson Hager and sister, Mildred Cook.

Mrs. Woosley is survived by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Committal Service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, 4915 Harrodsburg Rd., Nicholasville with Johny Collins officiating.
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Harleen Jo Lainhart

Harleen Jo Lainhart

Born in Richmond, Kentucky on February 4 1941, Harleen Jo Overby Lainhart was the daughter of the late J.B. Overby and Elizabeth Susan Hackworth Overby.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and loyal friend. She loved to spend time with her family, laugh, dance, travel, and fly kites.

Mrs. Lainhart was survived by her children: Jeff Lainhart, Doug (Tena) Lainhart and Steve (Jill) Lainhart. She also leaves behind one grandchild Mandy (Nick) Kreimer and two great-grandchildren Ariana and Korben Kreimer. In addition, she is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sister Sandra Catherine Ward.

She retired from Westinghouse and the University of Kentucky Hospital. Jo was one of a kind and will be sorely missed by all who had the fortunate pleasure of knowing her.

A Committal Service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Madison Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum with entombment to follow. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Shane “Neal” Ward, Fred Lainhart, Oscar Dunn, Jr., Nick Kreimer, Jon Lainhart and Michael Rodney Ward. Wayne Land will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

Debbie B. O’Donnell

Debbie B. O’Donnell

Debbie B. O’Donnell, 61, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Saturday afternoon, March 24, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born in Hartford Connecticut on September 24, 1956, to the late Rexford and Marie Levesque Bragaw II.

Debbie graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1978 with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She worked for the Kentucky State Police as a dispatcher at Post 7 and was currently a Deputy Clerk with the Madison County Circuit Court Clerk’s office where she enjoyed working for the last 18 years. Debbie was a great cook, and was a loving wife, mother, granny and friend to all who knew her. She was a faithful member of the Trinity Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include: her husband of 38 years, Nelson O’Donnell; her daughter, Jennifer O’Donnell Osborne; her son, William “B.J.” O’Donnell (Tara); one brother, Rexford Bragaw III ( Judy); three sisters, Bonnie Kasik (Rich), Pam Bolda (Tom), and Alice Rehm (Carl); five grandchildren, A.J. Wetter, Tyler Osborne, Rylee Osborne, Laney O’Donnell, and William O’Donnell; her four dogs, Ruger, Belle, Murphy and George; as well as a host of other extended family and friends.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 2300 Lexington Road, with Pastor Cliff Christman officiating. Burial will follow in the O’Donnell Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Tuesday, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St.

Pallbearers will be: A.J. Wetter, Tyler Osborne, Spencer Guiley, Brandon Roark, Danny McGuire, Danny Castle, Dr. Mark Walls and Ronnie Newby.

Donations in memory of Debbie are suggested to Hospice, 208 Kidd Dr., Berea, KY 40403

Martha Carnes

Martha Carnes

Martha Abney Carnes, widow of James M. Carnes, died on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at The Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Mrs. Carnes was born in Rockcastle County on September 10, 1923, to Robert T. and Bess McWhorter Abney, both who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter Jo Ann Park (Steve Borders), her grandson: James Michael Park (Belinda Cook). In addition, she is survived by her nieces: Janice Luxon (Edwin), Beverly Pyle, Joni Jones, Lana Conner and Janan Morris; and her nephews: John Carnes, Rob Jones and Jim Morris.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters: Burnam Azbill, Nancy Morris and Geneva Jo Jones; and two brothers: Rueben and Bobby Abney.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in The Richmond Cemetery. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers are: James Michael Park, Steve Borders, John Carnes, Edwin Luxon, Dorlan Grimes and Neil Parke.

Donations may be made to The Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475

Robert Phillips Sargent

Robert Phillips Sargent

Mr. Robert Phillips Sargent, age 85 of Brodhead, KY. passed away Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at his residence. He was born on March 19, 1933 on Copper Creek, Ky., a son of the late Cecil and Jessie Marie Leece Sargent.

He was of the Pentecostal faith, and was a retiree of Blue Grass Army Depot. He served his country in the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. He found great joy in fishing, arrowhead and Indian artifacts collecting and was an avid mushroom hunter. He was a member of American Legion, VFW, Cold War Patriots and was a KY. Colonel. On December 1, 1953 he was united in holy matrimony to Gernice Chrystal Neal, and from that union came three children: Marcia Joy, Denise Gay, and Dee Ann.

Those left to cherish his memory are: his wife of 64 years, Gernice Sargent of Connersville, IN; his children: Marcia Joy Book and husband Jeffrey of East Bernstadt, KY; Denise Gay Garza of Richmond, KY; and Dee Ann Miller and husband James of San Antonio, TX. His grandchildren: Shannon and Nikita Book, Shellie Roberts, Stephanie Garza and Austin Miller. His brothers: Joe Clyde Sargent of Maretburg, KY; Raymond Leslie Sargent and wife Kaye of Brindle Ridge, Ky. As well as a host of nieces/nephews, friends and neighbors.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: Paul Douglas Sargent and Infant Charles Lee Sargent; his sister: Melberta Whittemore.

Visitation for Mr. Robert Sargent will be Saturday, March 31st, 2018 from 6-9 P.M. at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Funeral Chapel with Bros. Randal Adams and Buford Parkerson officiating. Burial will follow in Saylor Cemetery.

Lisa Marie Sidles

Lisa Marie Sidles, age 45, of Reges Road in Irvine passed away Friday, March 30, 2018, at her home. She was born June 26, 1972 in Madison County and was the daughter of Bernice S. Plymon and the late Joseph W. Sidles.

She was a nurse and an Honorary Texan. She had lived in Estill County most of her life.

Survivors in addition to her mother include 2 Daughters Amanda B. Adkins of Clark Co. and Alexandar P. Bishop of Estill Co.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Thomas and Verneda Johnson Plymon and J.W. and Agnes Sidles.

Private services will be held at a later date. Warren F. Toler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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