Obituaries September 12 to September 19, 2011


Billy Glyn Tipton

RICHMOND — Billy Glyn Tipton of Jacks Creek Road, Richmond, died Sunday morning, September 18, 2011.

He was born January 14, 1928, in Madison County, the son of the late George Tipton and Mary Winn Tipton. He was a member of the Union City Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II, a farmer and was a captain with the Madison County Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by: a brother, John D. Tipton; and a sister, Louise Abney. Survivors include: his wife, Marietta Smith Tipton; two sons, Michael Glynn Tipton and William Steven Tipton; two grandchildren, Derek Michael Tipton and Joshua Steven Tipton, all of Richmond.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with the Rev. Rick Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, September 19, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.

Pallbearers will be David Olds, Doug Moore, Robert Murphy, Jeff Taylor, Tim Gray, and James Turner. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Bowlin and Nick Cosby.

Mary Laura Long Proctor

Mary Laura Long Proctor, 94, widow of Luther Proctor, died Saturday, September 17, 2011, at the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Proctor was born April 18, 1917, at Poosey Ridge in Madison Co., KY, the daughter of the late Leslie and Annie Campbell Long. Mrs. Proctor was an active member and the oldest member of the Waco Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter: Orline Hensley; one son: Vernon Proctor; three grandchildren: Danny Proctor (Pam), Glyn Adrian Hensley (Betty Rose), and David Hensley (Misty); seven great grandchildren: Tracy Proctor Baker, Aaron Proctor, Emmylou Hensley, Alec Hensley, Billy Hensley, Eric Hensley, and Stuart Hensley; three great-great grandchildren: Gus, Abigail, and Ava Hensley; two step-great grandchildren Russell Webb and Leighann Gray; and three step-great-great grandchildren: Bethany Gray, Brycen Gray, and Lilly Webb.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Jim, Vernon, and William D. Long; one sister: Roberta Evans; daughter-in –law: Gloria Proctor; son-in-law: Glyn Hensley; three infant grandsons, and one great grandson.

Funeral services for Mrs. Proctor will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Rev. Fred Livingood and Rev. Billy Long officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Monday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Steve Choate, Larry Lee Long, Aaron Proctor, Billy Hensley, Eric Hensley, and Stuart Hensley. Orbin Long will serve and an honorary pallbearer.

Charles Douglas Horn

Charles Douglas Horn, 59, of West Kentucky Avenue, Richmond, passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at his home. He was the husband of Sarah Frances Smith Horn. Charles was born on December 14, 1951 in Estill County, and was the son of Pryse and Hettie Warner Horn, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a factory worker and a member of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon Horn, and one sister, Audrey Roberts. Survivors include: his wife, Sarah Frances Horn; two sons, Brian Douglas Horn (Angie), of Waco, and Rodney Lee Horn, of Richmond; one step-son, Earl Burns, of Richmond; two step-daughters, Christie Burns and Beverly Bray (Jason), both of Berea; one brother, Shelby Horn (Kay), of Shelbyville; seven sisters, Juanita Pitts, of Indiana, Mavis Johnson, Virginia Tipton, Cleta Daws, and Emma Stauffer, all of Dayton, Ohio, Agnes Caldwell, of Michigan, and Eva Moore (Charles), of Richmond; seven grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services for Charles Douglas Horn will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2011at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4:00- 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell

Rose Willis

Rose Ellen Willis

Rose Ellen Willis, 59, of Berea died Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was a life-long resident of Madison County, born March 14, 1952, daughter of the late Sherman Willis, Jr. and Faye Farler Willis, employee of Cumberland River Comprehensive Care, and member of the Baptist Faith. Before becoming a social worker with Comp Care, Rose was a long time employee of Hospice.

Survivors include 1 sister, Janet Willis of Berea, as well as numerous relatives, friends, and co-workers.

Memorial Service 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Bethel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with Pastor Kenny Davis and Rev. David Vick officiating. Expressions of Sympathy suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403. Reppert Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

Kenneth Lester Kirby

Kenneth Lester Kirby

Kenneth Lester Kirby age 69, husband of Elsie Wiles Kirby, died Saturday Sept. 17, 2011 at the St Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Kenneth was a business man and grocer, having owned and operated Kirby’s Market for 18 years with his wife Elsie, and after selling the grocery store Kenneth and Elsie built homes in Berea as KLK Enterprises. Kenneth was a loving husband, father and grandfather; he is the son of the late Aaron and Eunice Kirby of Jackson County and was preceded in death by his son Kevin Lynn Kirby.

Kenneth is survived by his wife of 48 years Elsie Wiles Kirby, his daughter Kimberly Jo Kirby, and his grandchildren: Cassandra Kaye Harrison (Leslie), Kristin Eckerle, Tyler Scott Kirby, and Emily Sue Harless, and his great-grandchildren: Brooklyn Paige McFadden and Carson Kenneth Harrison.

Funeral services will be Wed. Sept. 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Jones officiating, burial will be in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday 6-9 pm at Lakes Funeral Home.

Randall Wood

Randall Wood age 55, husband of Ellen Wood, died Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Randy was a US Navy veteran of Vietnam and son of the late Kit Cates and Glatha Wood. Randy is survived by his wife Ellen Wood and his children: Jason (Crystal Chapman) Beagle, and Heather Wood (Thomas Allen), and Randall Wood II, his brothers and sisters: Dewey Van Winkle, Larry Wood, and Brenda Ray, and Janice Barnett, and his grandchildren; Kaylee Riddle, Mariah Riddle, Leander May Beagle, Cory mason Beagle, Thomas Lee Allen, and Joseph James Allen.

Memorial services will be Friday Sept. 16, 2011 at 1 pm at Lakes Funeral Home; the family will receive friends from 12 noon until 1 pm at the funeral home.

Forrest Tussy

RICHMOND — Mr. Forrest Tussy, of Auburn, Ala., originally of Richmond, passed away in his home on Saturday, September 17, 2011. Arrangements are pending and will be announced on completion. Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home of Opelika, Ala., is directing the services

Dan Cain

RICHMOND — Mr. Dan Cain, 72, of Richmond, died Thursday, September 15, 2011. He was born October 16, 1938, in Estill Co., the son of Edna Blevins Cain and the late Snowden Cain. He was a retired from Sheely’s Construction Company.

Mr. Cain is survived by: his mother; one son, Danny William Cain; two daughters, Denise Pearl Fields and Penny Cain; one brother, Julian Cain (Sylvia), Irvine, Ky.; three sisters, Frances Dixon (Frank) and Loraine Campbell (Charles), both of Irvine, Ky.; and Mildred Gray (Doug), Richmond; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his father, Mr. Cain was preceded in death by: two brothers, Willie and Arthur Cain.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral home, with the Rev. Bobby Hale officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Family members will serve as pallbearers.

James E. Owens

Winchester — James E. Owens, 78, of Winchester, husband of Kathryn Owens, died Thursday.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at Calvary Christian Church. Visitation will be Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., Winchester. Burial will be in the Winchester Cemetery.

Barbara Carol Agee

Barbara Carol (Teater) Agee, 62, wife of Hubert Agee, Sr., passed away Thursday, September 15, 2011, and resided in Corinth, KY. She was born March 18, 1949 in Richmond, Kentucky, daughter of Elsie (Lowery) Howard and the late William E. Teater. In addition to her husband and Mother, Barbara is survived by two daughters, Belinda R. Lisle and Melissa C. Webster; four sons, Darron B. Agee, Hubert C, Agee, Jr., Charles M. Agee and Rodney C. Agee; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Doris, Betty and Pam. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Ora Dell Wooden

Ora Dell Wooden

RICHMOND — Ora Dell Wooden, 91, of Louisville, Ky., went to be with her Lord and Savior September 13, 2011.

She is preceded in death by: her loving husband of 48 years, William L. Wooden. She leaves behind to cherish her memory: a son, William G. Wooden (Barbara); a daughter, Brenda J. Blankenship (Joe); four grandchildren, Kimberly, Jamie, Aaron and Troy; and eight great-grandchildren. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caregivers at Hurstbourne Health and Rehab for their compassionate and loving care.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2011, in Chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven 4400 Bardstown Road with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. A visitation will be conducted Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Park First Baptist Church, 7321 Billtown Road Louisville, KY 40299.

Rev. Jerry Shelton Parker

Rev. Jerry Shelton Parker, 64, husband of Nancy Cornelison Parker, formerly of Richmond, went home to be with Jesus, Monday, September 12, 2011, in Decatur, Illinois. Jerry was born August 12, 1947, to the late Samuel B. and Evelyn Mayabb Parker.

Rev. Parker was an ordained Bishop with the Church of God, Cleveland, TN. He had recently retired as the senior pastor of the Oakley Community Church, Oakley, IL. After completing his training in the Church of God School of Ministry he had served in several ministerial roles.

Rev. Parker is survived by his wife, Nancy Cornelison Parker, his sons Michael Shelton (Cara) of Lexington, KY; and Jerry Jason of Lawton, OK; his daughter, Michelle Lynn Isom (Troy) of Memphis, TN; two brothers: Donald and Herman, Las Vegas, NV; sister: Joyce Foster, Indianapolis, IN; six grandchildren and a host of friends that mourn his passing.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at the New Vision Church of God, 1414 W. Grove Road, Decatur, IL, from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon, Thursday, September 15, 2011, with funeral service to begin at 12:00 noon. The Rev. Brice Quinn will officiate.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 16, 2011, from 10 am – 12 noon at Fritz and Turpin Funeral Home with graveside service following the visitation. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery.

Anthony Leon Leger

Anthony Leon Leger, age 44, of Berea, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. He was born in Berea on Sept. 17, 1966 to the late James Isaac and Icey Rebecca Van Winkle Leger. He was a member of the Cartersville Holiness Church and loved to work on cars.

Leon is survived by: his wife, Debra Miller Leger of Berea; his daughters, Amanda Leger of Richmond and Rebecca Leger of Berea; his sisters, Dorothy Phillips of Berea and Donna Gadd of Irvine; his brothers, Phillip (Jo Ann) Leger of McKee, Ky., Mike (Libby) Leger of Berea, Steve Leger of Berea, and Danny (Sissy) Leger of Berea. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings James Riley Leger, Ronald Lynn Leger, Samuel Leger, and Ada Harvey.

Funeral services for Leon will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 at the Cartersville Holiness Church with Bro. Mark Laswell and Bro. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Burial will follow in the Leger Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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