Earl Gene Rose
Earl Gene Rose, 75, of Dreyfus, passed away Thursday evening, October 13, 2011 at his home.
He was born February 4, 1936 at Dreyfus to the late Albert and Mattie Rose. Earl was a safe builder with Mosler Safe Company of Hamilton, Ohio before returning to Kentucky. He was a member of Pony Express Holiness Church of Berea.
Earl is survived by one son, Christopher (Sally) Lear and four daughters, Debbie Benge, Connie Rose, Jennifer George, Amanda Scott; one brother, Curtis Rose; 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 siblings and 1 grandchild.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 20 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. Artie Alexander and Bro. David Hensil officiating. Burial will follow at the Earl G. Rose Family Cemetery in Dreyfus with grandchildren serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Hospice Care Plus.
Robert L. Bartenschlag
BEREA — Robert L. Bartenschlag, 79, of Hickory Lane, Berea, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in the Compassionate Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Pat Bartenschlag.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. The memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. at Berea Baptist Church.
Carlton Y. Howard
RICHMOND — Carlton Y. Howard, 88, resident of Loraine Court, Berea, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Pattie A Clay Medical Center. Carlton was a retired postman and a World War II U.S. Air Force Veteran. He was a devoted member of the Berea Country Club. Carlton was born in Richmond, Ky., to the late Garnett and Flossie Young Howard. He is survived by: his friends at the Berea Country Club; and close friend, Donald Held.
Graveside services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Richmond Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Naomi Kiser Iovino
Naomi Kiser Iovino, 87, of Richmond passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 16, 2011 in Louisville Kentucky. She was born September 15, 1924 in Carter City, KY., the daughter of Ollie and Virgie Lewis.
Naomi was co-owner and operator of two successful businesses in Richmond with her husband for many years. She was a lifetime member of Eastern Star and a member of Kirksville Christian Church. Naomi loved traveling with Pete in their motor home, fishing and golfing with her dear friends at the Madison Country Club.
“Nanny” will be dearly missed by her 14 grandchildren and a newly born great granddaughter. She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Pete Iovino. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her devoted daughters, Bob-E Williams (David), Jeanie Burrus (Greg), Diane Tierney (David), and Linda Kelly (Ron). Her surviving sisters are Glenna McGuire (Raymond) of Mandeville, LA, Roberta Waggoner, Bellefonte, KY and Jo Alice Parsons (Bob) of Ashland, KY. She will also be remembered by her stepdaughters, Brenda Iovino and Sue Skees. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth Kiser, her sisters, Peggy Poore, Jenny Compton, Kathleen Pinson and her brother J.F. Lewis.
She had lived since June with her daughter Bob-E in Louisville under the wonderful and attentive care of Hosparus of Louisville. The family asks that memorial donations be made to this organization in her name (3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205).
Visitation will be at the Oldam Roberts and Powell Funeral Home on Wednesday October 19th in Richmond Kentucky from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30, with service to follow. Burial will be at the Lewis Family Cemetery at Oakland in Carter County, at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Engracia Dias Cardoso
Engracia Dias Cardoso, 77, of North Augusta, SC, formerly of Richmond, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Compassionate Care Center. She was the widow of Dr. Simao Cardoso.
Mrs. Cardoso, the daughter of the late Rev. Andre and Branca Antonio Dias, was born February 6, 1934 in Malanje, Angola. She was a retired school teacher from the Escola Primaria in Libson, Portugal and former director of the International Christian Aid Children’s Village in Portugal. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she served as a deaconess and worked with the International Women’s Group.
Survivors include: two sons: Joao Cardoso (Carmella) of North Augusta, SC and Andrelino Cardoso (Ingrid Bego) of Green Bay, WI; two daughters: Esperanca Brown of Richmond and Rosaldina Cardoso of Stow, OH; one sister: Dr. Elizabeth Ana de Brito (Dr. Antonio Brito); six grandchildren: LeTisha Brown, Bobby Acheampong, Celicia Acheampong, Jovan Cardoso, Elira Bego-Cardoso and Adelina Bego-Cardoso and several uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and many students.
Visitation will be after 10:00 A.M. Tuesday at the church. The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Curtis T. Christian and Rev. Ed LeMaster officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
BEREA — Pat Wilson, age 81, of E. Haiti Road, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Pat was born in Hamilton, Ohio, to the late Leonard and Rachel Wilson. He was a retired Berea College employee who worked in wood craft and the laundry services. He was a member of Glades Christian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one brother, Paul Wilson; and two brothers-in-law, Walter Riley and Fred Botkin.
He is survived by: his wife Ann Bowman Wilson; one son Kyle (Cindy) Wilson of West Virginia; one grandchild Brendan Wilson; niece Kelly Bowman; four sisters Jean (Jim) Marsh of Ohio, Sarah Riley of Berea, Vearlene Sturdevan of Berea and Fern Botkin of Paint Lick. One sister-in-law, Shirley Wilson and six nephews, four nieces and many other relatives and friends survive him.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 22, 2011, at Lakes Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Osborne, the Rev. Arthur Hunt and Tom Botkin officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Larry Peters, Mike Wilson, Mick Wilson, Steve Riley, Tom Botkin and Doug Botkin.
INDIANA — Margaret Marie Brendlinger, 89, of Indiana, died Wednesday. A daughter of the late Claude and Teresa Bowlins Agee, she was born Sept. 1, 1922 in Richmond, Ky.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc., in Indiana where a funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Dr. Horace Derr officiating. Interment will be in Germany Lutheran Cemetery.
Opal Jane Spoonamore
Opal Jane Spoonamore, 86, widow of Tom Spoonamore, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in Selma, Alabama.
She was born in Madison Co., KY on Sept. 21, 1925, the daughter of Bryan and Jennie Burgin Kelly. She was a former resident of Richmond, having worked as a sales representative for Southern Bell Telephone and was a member of Orrville Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Wilkins, of Orrville, AL; two grandchildren, Amie Wilkins and Tommy Wilkins (Donna); five great-grandchildren, Christopher Wilkins, Michael Wilkins, Cheyann Wilkins, Jacob Wilkins and Samantha Wilkins; her sister, Garnetta Jones; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 AM Saturday, October 29, 2011, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Madison Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 10 AM Saturday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral
Oscar Lee Gregory
Oscar Lee Gregory, 72, of Conway School Road, Mt. Vernon, KY died Tuesday night at his home following an illness. He was a Rockcastle County native born Feb. 21, 1939, son of the late Rufus and Frankie Miller Gregory, U. S. Army veteran, and retired mechanic with Britton Chevrolet.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Johnson Gregory; 1 daughter, Elaine (Jackie) Milligan; 1 brother, Gillis (Mayme) Gregory; 5 sisters, Reva Abner, Eva (Roy) Lakes, Myrtle York, Bernice (Ed) Dunn, Geraldine (Clyde) Powell; 2 grandchildren, Daniel Milligan, Hannah Milligan; 4 step children; Ronald Coffey, Clifford Coffey, Sarah Edester, Ruth Ann Sturm; 11 step grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline Yarber Gregory, 1 daughter, Teresa Mae Gregory, 1 granddaughter, Ashley Gregory, and 1 brother, Ernest Gregory.
Funeral Service 11:00 AM, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at Reppert Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation 6:00 to 9:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Daniel Milligan, Ronald Coffey, Clifford Coffey, Keith Edester, Brady Hensley, Bobby Garland.