Dolores Faye Stewart
Dolores Faye Stewart, 68 of Brodhead passed away peacefully on Monday, November 18, 2013 at her home. She was born January 31, 1945 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late Julian A. & Maude Cruse Griffieth. She was the widow of Moss Stewart.
Faye was a retired employee from Dresser Industries in Berea. She had also worked as a hostess for the Back Porch BBQ. She was a member of the holiness faith and she was the lead singer of the country gospel group, The True Gospel Singers. She loved her family and enjoyed the time she got spend with them, whether it was just sitting around talking or white water rafting in North Carolina. Faye enjoyed life, but most of all she was a wonderful mom, nanny & mother-in-law
Faye will be missed eternally by Two children, Danna Turner and Doug & Wife Connie Hunt. Six Grandchildren, Regina (Ashley) Anderson, Ashley (David) Gamble, Cory (Jessie) Hunt, Steven (Mary) Eversole, Edgar Lee (Heather) Turner & Beverly Eaton. Four Great Grandchildren, Avrie, Rylee, Matheu and Brittany and Her Faithful Boston Terrier, Crissy.
In addition to her parents, Faye was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Moss Stewart. One brother, Ronald Simpson and One son in law, Edgar Turner.
Funeral services will took place at 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 21, 2013 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ronald Simpson officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Gardens in Richmond. Visitation was after 5 PM, on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers Include: Matt Goosey, Steven Eversole, Cory Hunt, Ashley Anderson, Edgar Lee Turner & Dillis Smith
Melvin Preston Moreland
Melvin Preston Moreland of Richmond, the loving husband of Pamela Wells Moreland, passed away Friday November 22, 2013 at his home. He was born May 27, 1937 in Powell County, to the late Carl Fleming and Ella Bryan Morton Moreland.
He was a computer programmer for the Department of Defense, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was of the Baptist faith.
Other than his wife Pamela, he is survived by 3 sons, Bryan Moreland of Leesburg, GA, Robert (Kim) McKinley and David (Sirena) McKinley both of Richmond, 2 daughters, Lisa Ann Moreland and Tammy Lynn McKinley both of Jacksonville, FL. One sister Anne Rambo, 7 seven grandchildren Brent Moreland, Mallory Moreland, Tiffany McKinley, Tyler McKinley, Bryan Moreland Jr., Maddison McKinley and Savannah McKinley. He is also survived by 2 great grandchildren, Ryder McKinley and Elsa Moreland.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters Dorothy Hiatt and Oma Moreland and 6 brothers.
Funeral services for Mr. Moreland will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 25, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Rev. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Holton Frank Hicks III
Holton Frank “Buddy” Hicks III, 51, husband of Sondra Moberly Hicks, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at his home. Buddy was born in Madison County on October 6, 1962, the son of Holton Frank and Janie Maupin Hicks.
He had worked at EnerSys in Richmond. Early in his life, he’d enjoyed racing motorcycles. He also took pride in his yard work, enjoyed fishing and having simple conversations with friends.
He is survived by his wife: Sondra Moberly Hicks of Richmond; his mother: Janie Maupin Hicks (Joe Glackon) of Berea; his son: Mike Hicks (Helen) of Richmond; his brother: John Gilbert Maupin Hicks (Sarai); his sister: MarKeena Bucknam (Kevin); two grandchildren; one step-daughter: Glenna Daff; and two aunts: Barbara Kemp (Paul), and Keena Hicks.
Buddy is preceded in death by his father: Holton Frank Hicks II.
The family has chosen private services. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donnie Jewell Hendricks
Donnie Jewell “Pete” Hendricks, 55, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013. He was born in Madison Co., Ky. on January 21, 1958, the son of Jewell and Thelma Dee Agee Hendricks. Donnie enjoyed playing cards, fishing and loved University of Kentucky Wildcat sports.
Survivors include his mother, Thelma Dee Agee Hendricks; two sons, Bobby (Cheryl) Huff, Richmond, and Willie Huff, Richmond; one daughter, Donna (Mark) Renfro, Bowling Green; two brothers, Shirley (Lynn) Hendricks, Richmond, and Roger (Susan) Hendricks, Richmond; and four grandchildren, Kristen (Clifford) Johnson, Kayla Huff, Trenton Renfro and Luke Renfro; two great-grandchildren, Colten and Kaleigh Johnson; four nephews, Brian (Natasha) Hendricks, Greg (Tina) Hendricks, Rodney Hendricks and Justin Hendricks.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2013, at Combs, Parsons, & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Simpson, Robert Renfro, Brian Hendricks, Greg Hendricks, John Frank Cornelison, and Noland “Peanut” Winkler, Sr. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Renfro, Jerry Edington, Richie Blanton, Junior Agee, Lloyd Baker and Danny Reynolds.
Christine May Tussey
Christine May Tussey, 87, the much loved wife of the late Edgar Tussey, died Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Baptist Health, Lexington, Ky. Mrs. Tussey was born February 9, 1926, to the late Jasper and Katie Davis May of Garrard County, Ky.
Christine lived a long and happy life making the lives of those she touched brighter. She was an active member of the Porter Memorial Baptist Church, Lexington, Ky. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family.
Survivors include two sons: Shelby Tussey, and his wife Connie, of Lexington, Ky.; Lloyd Tussey, and his wife Mitzi, of Richmond, Ky.; four grandchildren: Jeff Tussey, Jennifer Hisle, Ronnie Tussey and Matthew.
Private graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November, 22, 2013, at the Richmond Cemetery. A memorial will be held at a later date.
Combs, Parsons, & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Geneva Warford, 98, stepmother of Michael (Ivory) Warford, died Saturday in Clarksville, Tennessee.
A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m., Thursday, in Maple Grove Cemetery of Richmond.
Arrangements entrusted to Keith P. Clark & Son, Winchester.
William Joseph Cataldo
William Joseph Cataldo, 57, of Richmond, died Monday, November 18, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. He was born October 11, 1956 in West Palm Beach, Florida and was the son of Roy and Joan (Dury) Cataldo.
William had lived and designed yachts and homes in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Manhattan, New York, West Hollywood, California, and Charleston, South Carolina.
In addition to his parents, Roy and Joan, he is survived by one sister, Audrey Cataldo Triana; two brothers, Anthony Michael Cataldo (and Virginia) and John Patrick Cataldo (and Jennifer B.), all of Jupiter, Florida; as well as his nieces and nephews, Kyle Edward Triana, Reese Rudolph Triana, Cara J. Cataldo, John Luke Cataldo, Loren E. Cataldo, Lt. Nick Cataldo and Alexis Cataldo.
Funeral Mass for William will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2013, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Richmond. There will be no visitation.
Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John Arthur Utley
John Arthur “Poppy” Utley, age 81, formerly of Orchard Street in Berea, Ky., passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013, at Baptist Health in Richmond.
John was a retired chef from Eastern Kentucky University. He had a great love of music and was a bass guitar player for Narrow Road for over 18 years. He also enjoyed taking part in Berea’s Picking on the Porch. John served the Lord as a member and trustee of WestSide Baptist Church for many years and was also honored to be distinguished as a Kentucky Colonel.
John was preceded in death by: his parents, several siblings and his wives, Linda Mae Rogers Utley and Lois Stanley Utley.
He is survived by: his children, Vickie Utley of Richmond, John Randall (Cheryl) Utley of Wilmington, Ohio, Carrie (Roy) Grimes of Athens, Tenn., Joe (Anita) Stanley of Berea and Joan (Harley) Wise of Shepherdsville, Ky. He also is survived by 10 grandchildren, Lisa (Mike) Hisle whom he raised as his own, Chasity Utley, Constance Arredondo, Brandon Carder, Patrick Grimes, Lisa Caudill, Emily Kingery, Julie Werkmeister, Jacob Wise and Jim Wise. Eleven great-grandchildren also survive him.
Funeral services will be 11 am Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at WestSide Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Livingood officiating. Burial will follow in the Rogers Family Cemetery of Jackson County. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5 to 9 p.m. at WestSide Baptist Church.
Shelby Hugh Lawson
Shelby Hugh Lawson, 80, of Richmond, passed away Saturday evening, November 16, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was born June 20, 1933, in Richmond, Kentucky to James and Hester (Jones) Lawson, both of whom preceded him in death.
Shelby was a sheet metal mechanic and worked for Thompson Engineering Company of Lexington before becoming self employed. He was a master at his craft that could make anything out of metal.
Shelby was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Richmond and a dedicated family man who loved and enjoyed his family.
Survivors include his wife, Iva Dale (Powell) Lawson; one daughter, Kathy L. Shew (and Gil); one son, David Lawson (and Pam); one sister Vern Powell; and one brother, William “Bill” Lawson, all of Richmond.
He also leaves four grandchildren, Chris Lawson (and Hope), Brooke Lawson, Melissa Shew Toutant (and Chris) and Amelia Shew; three great-grandchildren, Laney Lawson, Christian Lawson, and Abby Toutant; two step-grandchildren, Michaela and Skylar Roll; his talking parrot, “Roscoe” and his Calico cat, “Waldo”.
Funeral services for Mr. Lawson will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Rev. Owen Moody will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be David Lawson, Gil Shew, Chris Lawson, Chris Toutant, Bradley Trinh and Tommy Lawson.
Irene Elswick Matthews
Irene Elswick Matthews, 93, of Richmond, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. She was born December 30, 1919, in Madison County, to Willie and Bessie Moberly Elswick, both of whom preceded her in death.
She was a retired clerk having worked for several years at Lerman Brothers Department Store and Stockton’s Drug Store. She was a member of Anchor Baptist Church, and she enjoyed her church and church family very much. She was a wonderful cook who loved and led her family as a very kind and loving mother and friend.
She was the widow of Carl Matthews and is survived by: two daughters, Patsy Spivey (and Aubrey) of Richmond and Linda Gustafson (and Edwin) of Danville, Ky.; one son, Terry Lee Matthews (and Wanda) of Garrard County; six grandchildren, Chad Spivey, Kim Chitwood, Brittany Smyth, Brooks Jackson, Danny Coffey and Danica Kidd. She also leaves 13 great-grandchildren, Brandon Chitwood, Justin Chitwood, Jared Chitwood, Alexandra Smyth, Ashton Smyth, Harrison Smyth, Parker Jackson, Logan Jackson, Colin Jackson, Tanner Jackson, Eligah Coffey, Aiden Coffey and Heidi Kidd.
Funeral service for Mrs. Matthews will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Pastor Paul Sowders will officiate. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.
Pallbearers will be Chad Spivey, Todd Chitwood, Brandon Chitwood, Danny Coffey, Tony Kidd and Glenn Cox. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Matthews, Edwin Gustafson, David Evans, Bill Tillett, Aubrey Spivey, Lily Banks, Becky Gooch and Diane Mullikin.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475 or Anchor Baptist Church, PO Box 1794, Richmond, KY 40476
Jack Wiley Gannon Sr.
Jack Wiley Gannon Sr., 85, of Richmond, passed away peacefully early Monday, November 18, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond, surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 11, 1928, in Mayfield, Kentucky, the son of Neely Everett Gannon and Clara Troutt Gannon, both of whom preceded him in death.
Jack graduated from Mayfield High School and then attended Transylvania University from 1947-1949, where he majored in biology and minored in geology. From 1949-1951 he served as the assistant fisheries biologist for the Division of Conservation. He married Helen Henderson of Lexington on June 10, 1950.
From 1951-1955, Jack served in the U.S. Air Force as Airman First Class and was an instructor in electronics and communication systems during the Korean War. He was stationed at Scott AFB, Belleville, Ill.
Jack transferred to the University of Kentucky where he attended from 1955-1958 and graduated with a bachelor of science degree with an industrial administration major. In 1959, Jack worked for Gannon’s Oil Company, managing the service station and bulk plant for his father. During this time he sold and serviced boats and motors. In 1959, he joined General Tire and Rubber Company in Mayfield as supervisor and remained until 1975, when he, with his wife, Helen, became owners and managers of the Westem Auto Store in Hickman, Kentucky, until 1984. In 1984, this position carried over to become Gannon’s True Value and in 2003 became Gannon’s Hardware, where he remained until 2012. He was a deacon and member of First Christian Church in Hickman.
Over the years, Jack was active in many civic and fraternal organizations, including his 62 years membership in the Masonic Lodge No. 369, F&AM, in Mayfield and the Masonic Grand Lodge of Kentucky. He was a 10-year member of the Rizpah Shrine Temple No. 877 in Madisonville. Jack also was a member of the Hickman American Legion and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.
Other activities included serving as the first president of Ducks Unlimited in Mayfield, serving two terms, HRCDC in Hickman, as past chairman and vice chairman of the Hickman Electric Board. Jack was also the past president of the Retail Merchants of Hickman, a member of the Hickman Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Hickman Townlift Project. He served as director of the Hickman 4th of July fireworks for 30 years. He served as a volunteer fireman for 30 years, retiring as captain and volunteer ambulance driver and rescue squad member.
In addition to his wife of 63 years, Helen (Henderson) Gannon, survivors include: four children, Terry Lynn Gannon Pinkston (and Bill) of Houston, Texas, Nancy Ann Gannon Miller (and Jerry) of Temple, Texas, Jack Wiley Gannon Jr. (and Molly) of Hickman, Ky., and David N. Gannon (and Beth Underwood Gannon) of Richmond; 12 grandchildren, Amanda Pinkston, Matthew Pinkston, Russell Pinkston, Danielle Miller, Kathleen Miller, Jennifer Miller, John Wiley Gannon, Catherine Gannon, Caitlin Gannon, Bryanna Gannon, Allyson Gannon and Neely Gannon.
Visitation for Mr. Gannon in Richmond, Ky., will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Masonic services at 7 p.m. Visitation in Hickman, Ky., will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2013, at the First Christian Church and noon Saturday, November 23, 2013, with the funeral service following at 1 p.m. CST. Burial will follow at the Highland Cemetery in Mayfield, Kentucky.
Pallbearers will be John Wiley Gannon, Matthew Pinkston, Russell Pinkston, Greg Youree, Barry Cardwell, Rick Majors, Jared Coulson, Chris Coulson, and Bobby Joe Newton. Honorary bearers will be Phillip Amberg, Paul Billings, Jimmy Luker Sr., Bill Murray, Gerald Harris, Mike Sheehan, Chuck Murphy, Tim Langford, Alan Craddock and Marty Sewell.
Rev. Charles H. Robinson
Rev. Charles H. Robinson, 98, of Dayton, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2013. He is survived locally by a son, Bill Robinson (Elizabeth), and two granddaughters, Emily Robinson Sambrook (Everett) of Frankfort and Paige Robinson of Lexington. Rev. Robinson was born March 8, 1915, in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Charles D. and Myra Robinson.
He was married for 63 years to the late Anna Schwab Robinson. After a year as house parents at a Livingston, Tenn., children’s home, they moved in 1940 to Leatherwood, Ky., where Rev. Robinson pastored churches in Perry County for the next 11 years and for a time taught Bible lessons in schools for the Scripture Memory Mountain Mission.
He was ordained into the Southern Baptist ministry in Jenkins, Ky., and in 1951, moved to Harlan County, where he was pastor of the First Baptist Church of Loyall. In 1954, he became pastor of the First Baptist Church in Jacksboro, Tenn., and remained there for the next 18 years. In 1972, he moved to Dayton, Tenn., where he was director of public relations for Bryan College for 12 years. While in Dayton, he was a part-time pastor, continuing to preach every Sunday until shortly before his 90th birthday.
Other survivors include: his children, Marshall Robinson (Carol) of Glastonbury, Conn., James Robinson (Bonnie) of Ft. Myers, Fla., Fred Robinson (Dianne) of Henderson, N.C., and Charlotte McSpadden (David) of Dayton, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday at Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton, Tenn., with visitation from 3 p.m. Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday in Rhea Memory Gardens of Dayton.
David Brown Parke
David Brown Parke, 57, the husband of Linda Parke, passed away Saturday morning, November 16, 2013 at his home. David was born on March 14, 1956 in Madison County, the son of the late Harvey Brown and Ruby Ramsey Parke.
A 1974 graduate of Madison Central High School, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. David continued at Eastern, where he had served for over thirty years, presently serving as the EKU Athletics Business Manager.
He was a former Board member of the Richmond Little League as well as a former coach. He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church. David loved his church, his family, his community and the university.
Survivors include his wife: Linda Quarles Parke; two children: Ashley Beth Parke and Daniel Brown Parke; one brother: Stephen Wayne Parke (Peggy); and nieces: Stephanie Parke, Sarah Pinson and Caroline Pinson as well as other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at The First Baptist Church, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, with Pastor Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives from 4-8 PM Tuesday at the church.
Pallbearers will be: Butch Adkins, Julian Tackett, Dan McBride, Mike Park, Karl Park, Rick Erdman, Tom Collins, Elvis Dominquez, J.D. Parks, Hugh Davis, Mark Sandy and Simon Gray. Honorary Pallbearers will be faculty and staff of the EKU Athletic Department.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY 40475 or to further the education of David’s Children, Donations may be made to Ashley and Daniel Parke, c/o Chase Bank, 405 Leighway Drive, Richmond, Kentucky 40475.
The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Ernestine Bruner Mason
Ernestine “Bobbie” Bruner Mason, 82, of Richmond, the widow of Robert H. Mason, died Friday morning, November 15, 2013, after arrival at Baptist Health-Richmond. She was born September 18, 1931, in Richmond, Kentucky, to James Bruner and Delitha (Isaacs) Bruner Harrison, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a retired factory worker and of the Protestant faith.
She is survived by two sisters, Peggy Sue Harrison and Deanna Harrison, both of Nicholasville, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, including special family members, Darin Slone and Lisa Weitzel, and her caregivers, Darnella and Ronald Bruner.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: one sister, Billie Jean Slone, and three brothers, James Bruner, Glenn Harrison and Russell Ervin Bruner.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mason will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Michael Barnes officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.
Leonard Kelley, 63, passed away Saturday at the Compassionate Care Center after a long illness. Mr. Kelley was a native of Madison County, a son of Dorothy Rutherford Land and the late Taylor Kelley. He was preceded in death by his sisters Nancy Gail Kelley and Nancy Louise Estill.
Survivors include his daughters Dorothy and husband Danny Webb, Sue Kelley Farthing, and Tammy and husband Roy Jackson; his brothers Larry Land, Randy Land, Barney Land, Terry Land; his sisters Jackie and husband Gary Walls, Kay Land, June and husband Donnie McFarland, and Linda Jane Hibbard; his grandchildren Daniel Jackson, Jacob Webb, Katelynn Webb, Dylan Farthing, Kathy Jackson, Ashley Jackson, and Danielle Yarber; his great-grandchildren Brayden Smith, Kylee Smith, Madilynn Yarber, Tinsley Kelly, Kayden Jackson, Skylar Jackson, Adyson Farthing; his special friend and caregiver Carolyn Newman.
Funeral Service will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 26th at Heritage Funeral Home, 237 N. 2nd St. Richmond, with Pastor Gordon Sowers officiating. Friends may call anytime after 5:30 Tuesday, until service time. Interment service will be held at the South Irvine Cemetery Wednesday. Funeral Procession will leave Heritage Funeral Home at 10:00 AM Wednesday.
Pallbearers will be Jacob Webb, Roy Jackson, Dylan Farthing, Jake Earls, Barney Land, and Christopher Land.
Charles M. Moore
Charles M. Moore , 91, of Berea, passed away, Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Thomson Hood Veteran Center in Wilmore. Born November 4, 1922 in Huntsville, Arkansas, he was a son of the late John Frank & Dora Belle Simpson Moore.
He had been a bulldozer operator and had helped to build the Alaskan Pipeline, an avid HAM radio operator, a member of the Lancaster Masonic Lodge #104 F&AM, a member of Caney Baptist Church and a World War II Army & Air Force veteran having served in the Pacific Theater.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, Frank & Bill Moore, and two sisters Mary R. Ball & Nan Stone.
His survivors include a son, Jerry (Ann) Moore of Whitesburg, three daughters Dora Sue (James) Davis of Lancaster, Mildred Moore of Richmond, Nancy (Bill) Melton of Berea, and one brother, Joe Moore of Tampa Florida. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, Annie Rymer, Carrie Cornett, Jamie Morton, Randall Stathers , Mariah Moore, Matthew Moore, Joey Moore, & Rachel McFarland, as well as seven great grandchildren, Dalton, Aiden, Emily, Levi, Cameron, Lilly & Maddy.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Lawrence Baldridge with burial and military honors in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Joey & Matthew Moore, Randall Stathers, John Mills, Bill Melton & James Davis.
Judy Ann Marcum
Judy Ann Marcum, age 49, of Knob Lick Road in Irvine passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013, at her home following a long illness. She was born January 13, 1965 in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Leland Max and Della Mae Conrad Wetzel.
She was a former foreman with Richmond Auto Parts and Technology. She had lived in Estill County all of her life.
She is survived by Her husband David Allen Marcum, 1 Son Jonathan David Marcum & wife, Meranda of Irvine, 1 Sister Brenda Sue Reynolds & husband, David of Richmond, 1 Grandchild Nathan Glen Marcum, and Special Friend Mary Anna Abney of Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Tony Wetzel.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 25, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Beverly Arvin. Burial will be at the Marcum Family Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 AM Monday at the funeral home.
Elizabeth Sue Smith
Elizabeth Sue Smith was born July 15, 1941 in Jackson County and departed this life Monday, November 18, 2013 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, being 72 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Orvis & Tommie (Hall) Lawson.
Sue is survived by her loving husband, William O. Smith of McKee and by four daughters, Kelly Bonta and her husband Doug of McKee, Jeanne Guess and her husband Gary of Richmond, Lisa Higgins of Sand Gap and Amanda Smith of Sand Gap. She is also survived by a brother, Jack Lawson of Sand Gap and by a sister, Mayme Jean Warner of Norman, Oklahoma. Sue was blessed with 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
In addition to her parents, Sue was also preceded in death by her son, Phillip Hurst; by a brother, Steve Lawson and by two sisters, Dorothy Thomas and Ruth McKinney.
Sue was a member of the Sand Gap Christian Church.
Funeral service was held 2:00PM Friday, November 22, 2013 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Elder Gerald Maupin and Bro. Ellis Abner officiating. Burial followed in the Smith & Daughtery Cemetery. Visitation was at 6:00PM Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the funeral home
Pallbearers were Doug, Jacob & James Bonta, Gary & Tyler Guess and Derick Flinchum.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Sue’s memory to… Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Disease or Hospice of the Bluegrass.
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