Dora Faye Brewer
We have to say good bye to Dora Faye Brewer, age 7 of McKee, KY. She died Thursday, January 26, 2012 at her home as a result of a mobile home fire. She was born March 22, 2004 in Madison County, the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Miller of McKee, KY and Henry C. Brewer of Mt. Vernon, KY.
Dora had autism and enjoyed going to school at Mt Vernon Elementary in Rockcastle County and Sand Gap Elementary School in Jackson County. She enjoyed playing with her two rabbits; two dogs, Toby & Bear and her cats. She enjoyed watching Care Bears, WLJC, Dora Explorer, Go Diego Go, Little Bear and Clifford the Big Red Dog on television. She was a big fan of Michael Jackson and also Sarah Hammond, which played for Rockcastle County Rockets, 2010-2011. She also enjoyed playing Care Bears on her computer.
Dora is survived by her parents, Mary Elizabeth Miller of McKee; Henry C. Brewer of Mt. Vernon; seven sisters, Joanna (Scott) Powell of Mt. Vernon, Melissa Brewer of Lexington, Donna Hall of Richmond, Becky Simpson of Livingston, Debra Brewer (James Grimes) of Lexington, Carla Miller of Mt. Vernon and Margie Woods (Mark Grimes) of McKee, a brother, Tommy Short of Lexington and by a great aunt, Irene Rowe. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, great aunts, great uncles and a whole bunch of close friends and neighbors.
Dora was preceded in death by her great grandmother, Ora York; great grandfather, George York; uncle, Carl Lee York; great uncle, Cloyd Bowling; brother in law, Hargis Hall; grandmother, Lula Belle Brewer; grandfather, Sherman Brewer; great uncle, William H. Brewer; great aunt, Marie Brewer; aunt, Julia F. Baker; great aunt, Ruby Rickles and two close friends, Ben Ramsey and Ronald Hornsby.
She will be sadly missed by everyone in Jackson and Rockcastle counties.
Funeral service was held 2:00 PM Monday, January 30, 2012 at the Holy Sanctuary Church in Berea, with Bro. Harold Eades and Bro. Cecil Burns officiating. Burial followed in the Davis & Witt Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home of McKee was in charge of arrangements.
Ernest Wagers Sr.
RICHMOND — Ernest Wagers Sr., 77, widower of Joyce Johnson Wagers, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012, in the Compassionate Care Center.
Mr. Wagers, son of the late Clarence and Bertha Smith Wagers, was born on May 1, 1934, in Clay County. He retired from the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He also liked collecting Elvis memorabilia.
Survivors include: his son, Ernest Wagers Jr. (Heather) of Richmond; two daughters, Yvonne Wagers of Richmond and Shirley Cole (Brandon) of Lexington; two brothers, Elmer Wagers (Judy) and John Wagers; his sister,Doris Cheeks (Joe); nine grandchildren, Taylor, Austin, Britley, Jeremy, Jamal, Brittany and Ashley Wagers and Jordon and Brianna Cornelison; his great-granddaughter, Maria Diaz; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Wagers was preceded in death by: seven brothers, A.T., Herman, Clinton, Lester, Lloyd, Frank and Demar Wagers; and his sister, Edna Lewis.
There will be no services. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
RICHMOND — William Andrew Mitchell, 87, widower of Sheila Carey Mitchell, died Thursday, Jan.19, 2012, in the Telford Terrace.
Mitchell was born Sept.19, 1924, in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of the late Craig and Matilda Sailor Mitchell. He retired after working several years for Sorenson’s Industries. He was always very happy-go-lucky and the king of corny jokes. Mitchell was very mechanically minded and enjoyed having the ability to aid neighbors in fixing their cars.
He is survived by: three sons, Kevin Mitchell (Donna), Havertown, Pa., and Gerad and Edmund Mitchell, both of Philadelphia, Pa.; one daughter, Marguerite Peggy Carroll (Bill), Richmond; one brother, Craig Mitchell (Dorothy); 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
In addition to wife and parents, Mitchell was preceded in death by: his son, William “Billy” Mitchell; three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will conducted Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m. at Woodlyn Baptist Church in Clifton Heights, Pa. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.