Michael R. “Mike” Blevins, 43, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at his home. He was born on June 25, 1968, in Richmond, Kentucky. Mike served in the Kentucky National Guard for eight years and loved to fish, hunt, and play golf with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Burdett H. Blevins and is survived by his mother, Susan Nipp Blevins, and aunt, Opal Sumner of Carolina, and an uncle, Ralph Blevins of Richmond.
Services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with John Tussey officiating. Visitation will be from 5 – 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Orchard, Bruce Whittaker, Brian Whittaker, Dean Peters, Dwayne Woolum, Ken Foley, Cecil Cochran, Shawn Lovell, John Harrison, Eugene Stagner, Alan Presnell, Tony Rose, and Jim Newby.
Gregory Alan Payne
Gregory Alan Payne, 41, of Clay City, formerly of Richmond, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011. He was born in Madison County on October 29, 1970, the son of Rev. Dale and Darlene Rose Payne. He was a construction worker, was a member of the Church of God and attended the Mt. Parkway Church of God in Clay City.
Survivors include: his wife: Melissa “Missy” Todd Payne; his parents: Rev. Dale and Darlene Rose Payne; two sons: Jordan Alan Payne and Jalan Everett Lee Payne; his daughter: Lauren Faith Payne. He is also survived by several uncles, aunts, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
Gregory is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Henry and Margaret Payne, maternal grandparents: Albin and Thelma Welch and an uncle Rickie Payne.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at The Richmond House of Prayer, 330 Mule Shed Lane, Richmond, with Rev. Owen Moody and Rev. Ray Bowen officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-9 P.M. Tuesday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
Jean Campbell, 82, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. She was born on July 13, 1929, in Letcher County to the late Robert and Flossie Carter Hart. She was a retired teacher and served children of the Cincinnati Public Schools for thirty years.
Jean is survived by her son, Scott Joe Campbell, and his wife, Donna, of Harlan, Kentucky; one sister, Norma Cosby, of Richmond; and one grandson, Scotty Joe Campbell, II. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William Howard Hart.
There will be no visitation and a memorial service will be held later. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, of Richmond, is in charge of arrangements.
Iris Jeanine Wilds
Iris Jeanine Wilds age 81, widow of Lawrence Wilds died Thursday Dec. 1, 2011 in Lexington. Iris was born in Jackson County Kentucky to the late Eula Lee VanWinkle. She was a homemaker and seamstress and believer in the Christian Faith.
Iris is survived by her children: Don Johnson of Raywick KY, Steve Johnson of Paris KY, Michelle Wilds of Lexington, stepchildren; David Wilds Three Links KY, Joseph Wilds Irvine KY, and Paul Wilds of Lexington; 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Iris was preceded in death by one daughter Karen Shupp. Funeral services will be Monday Dec 5, 2011 at 1 pm at Lakes Funeral Home with burial in the Wilds Cemetery in Jackson County. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-9 pm at Lakes Funeral Home, Berea.
Sara Minerva Moore Moores
BEREA — Sara Minerva Moore Moores, age 92, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. She was born in Madison County to the late William Todd Moore and Minnie Nicely Moore.
She was a 1940 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture and earned her master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She was a farmer and land owner and taught school in the Madison County School System for 30 years.
Mrs. Moores was a member of Mt. Zion Christian Church for 70 years, where she served as Elder and taught Sunday school. She was an active member of Body Recall. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and enjoyed Sunday afternoon gatherings with family and friends. She was the widow of Walter W. Moores who died in 1989.
Mrs. Moores is survived by her daughters, Phoebe S. Huff of Berea, Sara Moores (Larry) Agee of Berea; daughter-in-law, Patsy Moores of Berea; grandchildren; Russell Craig Hale, David W. (Angie) Huff, Larry Todd Agee (Melissa), Robin S. Huff, Mark W. Agee (Stephanie), William Todd Moores (Paige), Sara Jane Moores Smith (Darrel), Andrew M. Agee, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild also survive, along with a first cousin, Nell Nicely, of Springfield, Ohio.
Other than her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Todd Moores Hale, and a son, William C. Moores.
Funeral services for Mrs. Moores will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. J. Randolph Osborne and Rev. Maria Oliver officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers, and the Elders and Deacons of Mt. Zion Christian Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Elsie Marie Naylor Gilliam
BEREA — Elsie Marie Naylor Gilliam, 90, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. in the Berea Health Care Center. She was born in Garrard County, Kentucky on June 18, 1921 to the late William and Bessie Locker Naylor. She was the widow of Herman Gilliam.
Mrs. Gilliam will be remembered as a homemaker, a good cook and a person who cared for her family and church. She was a member of Kirksville Baptist Church and was active in the Gentile Ladies Sunday School Class.
Survivors include: two sons: Delbert G. Gilliam (Jean) and Mason Gilliam both of Richmond; her sister, Christine Warmouth of Richmond; two grandsons, Scott Gilliam (Mindy) of Frazier’s Bottom, W.Va., and Kevin Gilliam of Nicholasville; five granddaughters, Renee Lay (Jeff), Kellie Hagerman (Donald), April Jenkins (Scott), all of Nicholasville, Christine Reed (Danny) of Mt. Vernon and Brittany Gilliam of Richmond; 10 great-grandchildren, Sam and Savannah Gilliam, Travis Arnold, Taylor Lay, Dakota and Colton Jenkins, Donald, Kevin and Kaitlyn Hagerman, Tiffany Williams; seven great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Gilliam was preceded in death by her brother, William Lynn Naylor of Garrard County, and her sister, Helen Naylor Gilliam of Boyle County.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at the Kirksville Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie “Butch” Pennington and Bro. Kenneth Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Combs, Parsons & Pallbearers will be Scott Gilliam, Kevin Gilliam, Travis Arnold, Donald Hagerman, Jeff Lay and Scott Jenkins.
Patsy Sue Denny Horn
Patsy Sue Denny Horn, 60, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond, following a brief battle with cancer.
She was born, December 21, 1950, in Richmond, to the late O. P. and Louise Todd Denny. Patsy had worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for various businesses and most recently at the Berea Church of God, where she was a very active member. She enjoyed and took part in most all church activities and enjoyed working with the youth of the church. She enjoyed traveling with many of her good friends. She absolutely adored her grandchildren and was very proud of her family.
She is survived by her son, David P. Horn, and wife, Leslie, of Richmond; one sister, Jo Ann Burton, and her husband, O.V., and one brother, William Denny, and his wife, Shirley, all of Richmond. She also leaves two grandchildren, Danielle Horn and Luke “Big Guy” Horn and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 5, 2011, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Pastor Stephen Hobbs and Pastor Mitchell Tolle officiating. Burial will follow in Flatwoods Cemetery at Waco. Visitation will be from 3 – 6 p.m. on Sunday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.
Pallbearers will be O. V. Burton, Kevin Moses, Mitchell Tolle, Jr., Paul Hobbs, Conner Niceley, and Nathaniel Keith. Honorary bearers will be Tracy Burton, Beverly Wickersham, Zach Romans and Barry Burton.
Hazel Evans Anglin
Mrs. Hazel Evans Anglin, 94, of Blue Lick Road in Berea, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at St. Joseph Hospital in Berea. She was the widow of Lonnie Anglin who passed away in 1997.
Mrs. Anglin was born on August 16, 1917 in Madison County, and was the daughter of James and Alice Richardson Evans, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holiness faith.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: two sons, Edward Anglin and Ray Anglin; four daughters, Janet Faye Anglin, Ethel Imogene Anglin, Edna Anglin, and Sarah Anglin; 3 brothers; and 3 sisters.
Survivors include: three sons, Cecil Anglin (Rita), of Berea, L.D. Anglin (Christine), of Georgetown, and Hershell Anglin (Etta), of Berea; three daughters, Beulah Carter, of Berea, Ruth Anglin, of Berea, and Judy Anglin, of Paint Lick; 24 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Vester Alexander, Bro. Gordon Robinson, and Bro. Jerry Abner officiating. Burial will follow in the Hayden-Rose Cemetery on Long Branch Road in Red Lick. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.
Pallbearers will be Nelson Anglin, Houston Anglin, Trinity Anglin, Rocky Anglin, Josh Anglin, and Dale Carter.