Obituaries September 19 to September 26, 2011 (continued)

Annabel Thomas

Annabel Gabbard Thomas

Annabel Gabbard Thomas, 74, of Berea, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. She was a Madison County native born March 27, 1937, daughter of the late James Ernest and Mary Francis Powell Gabbard, retired Parker Seal Company employee, and member of Silver Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Brownie Thomas; 5 children, James (Sharon) Thomas, Nyoka Bowling, Penny (Terry) Young, Barbara (Darryl) McGowen, Alan (Tara) Thomas; 3 siblings, Ruth Moore, Burt Gabbard, Clara Gabbard; 13 grandchildren, Justin, Jordan, Breanna, Shane, Joshua, Stephanie, Christopher, Kristi, Tristen, Arika, Kimberly, Cameron, Aiden; 6 great grandchildren, Dustin, Lindsey, Kaitlyn, Nate, Jaden, Keionna. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers, William, Seldon and James.

Funeral Service 1:00 PM Friday, September 23, 2011 at Reppert Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 to 9:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be: James Thomas, Nyoka Bowling, Ricky Gabbard, Shane Bowling, Justina Owens, Graden Bowling.

William Wayne Florence

William Wayne Florence, 51, of Fox Haven Dr., passed away Sunday, September 25, 2011, at his home.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Everett Powell Kindred

Everett Powell Kindred, 85, passed away Sunday morning, September 25, 2011, at the Compassionate Care Center. Mr. Kindred was born on August 12, 1926 in Hamilton, Ohio to Isaac and Aurelia Powell Kindred. He had worked for years as an independent gas line surveyor and also had enjoyed answering the phones for the Turpin Funeral Home.

Survivors include: two sisters: Bettie K. Lainhart of Richmond and Evalena K. Gilley (Boyd) of Pleasant Plain, OH, three nieces: Sabra Kindred, Joan Lewis and Linda Dawson and six nephews: Sammy Kindred, Scott Kindred, Aaron Lainhart, Mark Lainhart, Karl Lainhart and Billy Gilley. In addition to his parents, Mr. Kindred was preceded in death by his brother: Eddie Kindred.

The family has chosen to have no services. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Georgia “Louise” Kincaid

RICHMOND — Georgia “Louise” Kincaid, 74, beloved wife and mother, died Monday, September 19, 2011, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Formerly of Richmond, Louise and her husband, Homer, have lived in Titusville, Fla., for the last nine years. She was born August 19, 1937, in Perry County, Ky. Mrs. Kincaid became a home health nurse serving in several mountain counties for many years. She was an accomplished cook and homemaker, but her greatest pride was reserved for her children and grandchildren.

Louise is survived by: her husband of 57 years, Homer; four sons, Ralph (Connie) of Richmond, Ky., David (Charlotte) of Clearwater, Fla., Barry (Becky) of Atlanta, Ga., and Gary (Barbara) of Berea, Ky.; one daughter, Karlene Kincaid of Sarasota, Fla.; her sister, Charlotte (Don) Joseph of Halifax, Va.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Paul Conley and Ruth Flannery; stepfather, Parcel Flannery; sister, Kathy Tackett; granddaughter, Kelly Kincaid; great-grandson, Brady Kincaid; and twin great-granddaughters, Alivia Taylor and Alexis Grace Towe.

Visitation will be at the Forks of Dix River Baptist Church, 5764 Lexington, Road, Lancaster, Ky., Saturday, September 24, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Browning officiating. Burial will be at the family cemetery in Lancaster, Ky. Pallbearers will be Ralph Kincaid, Barry Kincaid, Gary Kincaid, David Kincaid, Ross Kincaid and Colin Kincaid.

Fritz and Turpin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James E. Davidson

RICHMOND — James E. Davidson, 90, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011, in Woodland Terrace in Elizabethtown, Ky. He received his Ph.D in Mathematics from Columbia University. He was a longtime resident of Richmond where he was a professor of Math at Eastern Kentucky University. After retirement he moved to Berea and then Louisville. He enjoyed making his own wine and brewing beer.

He was preceded in death by: his wife, Betty W. Davidson; and son, John E. Davidson. He is survived by: his son, Jeff Davidson of Louisville; and two grandchildren, Emily Davidson of Caracas, Venezuela and Dean Davidson.

There will be no service or visitation. Burial will be Saturday in Fairview Cemetery in North Salem, Ind.
Arrangements are entrusted to Bosse Funeral Home, Louisville.

Robert Taylor Madden

Robert Taylor Madden

RICHMOND — Robert Taylor Madden, 40, of Wildwood Drive, Richmond, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011, in his home.

He was born in Lexington, Ky., September 30, 1970, to Robert Ben and Hazel Marie Shaw Madden. He was a master electrician employed by Parsons Electric Incorporated and was of the Baptist faith.

Robert was very active and loved riding his Harley Davidson with his friends and loved to rappel in the Red River Gorge. He loved to spend time with his nephews and always had a special nickname for everyone, including his nephew “Little Bob,” who loved discussing cars. He also had a great time talking about sports with Andrew.

In addition to his parents, Robert and Hazel Madden, he is survived by: his loving wife, Lucinda “Cindy” Chappell Madden; one son, Andrew Scott Haas of Richmond; sister, Janette Courtney; nephews, Robert Ellis and Nicholas Lee Madden; and Cindy’s parents, Jennings and Peggy Roberts.

Services for Robert will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.

Pallbearers will be Jason Grabham, Jerry McKinney, Joey Trombley, Ben Rollins, Derrek Raider, Buck Cooper, Daniel Madden and David Madden. Honorary bearers will be Scott Barnes, Sam Walls and Mike Foley.

Donald Gene Henrickson, Jr.

Donald Gene Henrickson, Jr.

The Henrickson family is saddened to announce the passing of Donald Gene Henrickson Jr.46 on September 20th, 2011. Donnie grew up in Richmond Ky where he lived his entire life. Donne graduated from Model Laboratory School as president of his class in 1983 where he entertained his classmates and challenged – but charmed- his teachers. (he has been sent to the office reluctantly by a teacher with tears caused by laughter in their eyes)

He then attended Eastern Kentucky University where he graduated with a double major in computer science and music performance. He was married to Julie Rees from 1986 – 2000 – during which time they were blessed with two beautiful children – Hunter Rees Henrickson and Lauren Rene Henrickson.

He also performed at Kings Island in Cincinnati and the Stephen Foster story in Bardstown, KY where he had the chance to tour with the troupe in Japan in 1985. In 1991 he started his own computer programming company MMIS. In recent years he has participated in the Community Chorus at St Catherine’s in Springfield Ky. An amazing singer and performer and blessed with multiple gifts – Donnie was loved by many.

We love you Donnie – we will never forget the laughter and the music – you have touched many lives.

He is survived by his mother Janice Henrickson of Richmond, children – Hunter and Lauren Henrickson of Lexington, siblings – Kevin Henrickson – Montgomery, IL. Carol Billadeau – St. Louis, MO and Lynn Oberloh – Loudon, TN. Brothers in Law – Kimo Oberloh and Jim Billadeau, Nieces – Malia, Kela, Korinne, Nikki, Lucy and Jia. Nephews – Jeff, Jesse, Kegan, Ki and loving aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his Father, Donald Gene Henrickson Sr.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Marie Cox Shaw

RICHMOND — Marie Cox Shaw, 96, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011, in the Telford Terrace in Richmond, Ky.

She was born in Elliott County, Ky., July 27, 1915, to the late Ed and Pearl Rose Cox of Elliott County. She was a retired assistant to the administrator of the former Frankfort State Hospital and School and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Frankfort.

Mrs. Shaw was the widow of Harry Edward Shaw and is survived by: two daughters, Elizabeth Shaw and Jane Shaw Hungate (and husband, Charles); two grandchildren, Catherine Mazurek (and husband, Paul) and Charles Edward Hungate; as well as great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Travis and Jonathon Mazurek.

Burial will follow a family committal service Friday, September 23, 2011, at Frankfort Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, 1110 Barnes Mill Road, Richmond, Ky.

Wiilliam Alfred Arnett

RICHMOND — Wiilliam Alfred Arnett was born November 8, 1952, in Harlan, Ky., and departed this life on September 19, 2011, at age 58. William Alfred died from complications of liver cancer. He was the son of John G. Arnett, Sr. and Kathlyn Broughton Arnett, brother of John G. Arnett, Jr. and sister, Viola Nanny Arnett Jennings.

William Alfred accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior and was baptized at an early age. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Richmond, Ky. He attended Evarts High School and was a graduate of Cumberland College and Eastern Kentucky University.

On October 4, 2003, William Alfred married the love of his life, Connie Smith. Together they made their home in Richmond, Ky. Their life was complete as they had each other. William Alfred leaves to mourn his passing: his wife Connie; his brother, John Jr. and wife Judy Arnett of Florence, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews along with his church family and friends. His parents and his sister Viola precede him in death.

Services will be at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Richmond, Ky., Friday, September 23, 2011.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the William Alfred Arnett Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 569, Richmond, KY 40476.

Jamie Baker

Jamie Baker

Jamie Lynn Johns Baker, 34, passed away Monday, September 19, 2011 at the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center. Jamie was born in Madison County on May 8, 1977 to James and Dorothy Gibson Johns. She had worked as a manager for Arby’s, as well as, Pretzel Plus in the Richmond Mall. She was of the Holiness faith.

In addition to her parents, Jamie is survived by her two daughters, whom she cherished so much, Alexis and Holly Baker; her companion: Nathan Florence; her brother: James Timothy Johns (Cristy), three sisters: Jo Ann Shackelford (Elbert, Sr.), Freida Mullins(Jesse) and Emily Johnson and a large extended family.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Friday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Masters officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10:00 A.M. Friday. Pallbearers will be Terry Stone, William Payne, Tim Elam, Jed Bowles, Steven Parks and Dave Harrison

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Jamie Johns Baker Memorial Fund, P. O. Box 569, Richmond, KY 40476.

Joyce Dean Johnson Wagers

RICHMOND — Joyce Dean Johnson Wagers, 69, wife of Ernest Wagers, died Friday, September 16, 2011, in Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Wagers was born July 26, 1942, in Monroe County, Ky., daughter of the late Armer Lynn and Delsi Lee Johnson. Mrs. Wagers was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed gardening and tending to flowers, and she loved to visit from church to church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: one daughter, Shirley Cole (Brandon), Lexington, Ky.; one brother, Morris Johnson of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Rachael Johnson and Janet Payne (Don), both of Indianapolis, Ind.; and one sister-in-law, Jean Johnson. She was preceded in death by: three brothers, Alton, Reed, and Leon Johnson; and one sister, Willie Ray Johnson.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wagers will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Bro. Wade Coyle officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.

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