Ronald Himes, 77, husband of 59 years to Dessie Himes, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. Born in Rockcastle County, KY, he was a son of the late Luther and Mary Himes. He was a lifelong member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Berea, KY.
Survivors other than his wife are two daughters, Ronda Miller and Kay (Billy) Eldridge; a son, Lonnie (Faye) Himes; three granddaughters, Amanda (Kris) Isaacs, Michelle (Barry) Martin and Jessica Hood; and six great-grandchildren, Emily Isaacs, Kaitlyn Isaacs, Abgail Isaacs, Allison Isaacs, Natalie Martin and Andrew Martin.
He was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Nathan Martin.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 6 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main St. by Brother Roy Himes. Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Lonnie Himes, Kris Isaacs, Jeff Himes, Barry Martin, Harold Jay Carpenter and Roy Cope. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Robert Lee Adkins
Robert Lee “Bob” Adkins, 54, of Berea, KY, passed away on June 9, 2016, after a long, hard-fought battle with liver cancer. Bob was born in Charleston, WV, on April 11, 1962, to Jack and Patty Adkins. He is survived by his wife of 25 years Tracey.
Bob was preceded in death by his father Jack, his maternal grandparents Hugh and Frances Jarrett, and paternal grandmother Ruth Mitchell.
In addition to his wife Tracey, Bob is survived by his daughter Kerri (at home), his mother Patty Adkins of Charleston, WV, his sister Debbie Vignovic (Mark) of Pittsburgh, PA, his brother Steve Adkins (Jane) of Fraziers Bottom, WV, his nephew David Vignovic (fiancé Stevie) of Weirton, WV, and long-time friends Rob Lambdin of Harvest, AL, and John Saville of Charleston, WV. He is also survived by his cousins Jamie Adkins, Bill Adkins, Brenda Snyder, Renee Chalfant and Leslie Burris, all of Charleston, WV. Bob will be missed by his faithful furry companion, Sydney.
Bob was a 1980 graduate of George Washington High School in Charleston, WV. He was a senior sales account manager with Frito-Lay with 15 years of service. He was an avid golfer and member of the Berea Country Club. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating and woodworking.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the Frito-Lay family for the love and support they all received during Bob’s illness. A very special thank you for the care Bob received also goes to Dr. Firas Badin and his staff at Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington, KY, Dr. Todd Bauer and his staff at Sarah Cannon Research Institute in Nashville, TN, and Hospice of Berea, KY, especially nurse Sarah Dickerson.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 12, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Berea Country Club, 104 Churchill Court, Berea, KY, and also on Sunday, June 26, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Beni Kedem Temple, 100 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV.
It was Bob’s wish to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, Bob requested memorial contributions in his name to the American Cancer Society’s Memorial Hope Lodge, 208 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203.
Dana C. Evanson
Dana C. Evanson, 72, of Berea died suddenly at his residence Thursday, June 9, 2016. He was a Lafayette, Indiana native born October, 14, 1943. Dana moved to Berea from Connecticut in 1970.
He was a long-time employee of Ajax Magnethermic and a retiree of AFG, Inc. In his spare time he enjoyed wood working.
Survivors include 4 daughters, Deborah (Robert) Lacy, Christina Saylor, Karen (Mike) Sarver, Tracy Bertotto; 1 brother, George (Wendy) Evanson; 11 grandchildren, Tonya Clifton, Samantha (Steve) Hamm, Sarah (B. J. ) Short, Jason (Erin) Sarver, Patrick Saylor, Ashley (Steven) Burgess, Stephen Saylor, Andrew (Amber) Saylor, Sierra Fish, Kadenie Bertotto, Kaleb Bertotto; 11 great grandchildren, Marissa Payne, Ethan Collins, Savannah Thacker, Lacie Short, Mason Anglin, Brayden Thacker, Lukas Short, Madeleine Sarver, Jack Burgess, Matthew Sarver, Lainey Short; and a special friend, Iris Cope; as well as numerous relatives and friends.
Dana was preceded in death by his parents, George and Florence Lincoln Evanson and 1 grandson, Donald Sarver.
Memorial Service with sharing of memories 6:30 pm, Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Reppert Funeral Home. Acceptance of friends 6:00 pm. A Celebration of Life 6:00 pm, Friday, June 17, 2016 at the Short Farm, 320 Haden Heights, Richmond, KY.
Judith Ann Marshall
Judith Ann Marshall, 63, of Richmond, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016, at the U K Markey Cancer Center in Lexington. She was born March 9, 1953, at Millers Creek in Irvine, Kentucky to Rothal Dosh and Irene Smith Gross, both of whom preceded her in death.
She was a farmer and homemaker. Judith was a member of the Red House Pentecostal Holiness Church and was devoted to her faith. She loved gospel music and could solve any problem that would come up. She never saw anything wrong with others and she loved everyone with her whole heart.
She is survived by her husband, Jackie Marshall, one son Ricky Marshall (Tina); two daughters, Tina Fox (Tony) and Jennifer Harrison, all of Richmond; two brothers, Barry and Donald Gross; five sisters, Hallie Goodwin, Brenda Short, Wilma Davis, Beverly Smith, and Terry Farthing; 6 grandchildren, Megan Marshall, Jackalyn Fox, Kayla Marshall, Natalie Fox, Trenton Harrison and Abigail Harrison and her best friend in the world, Judy Marshall.
Funeral service for Judith will be conducted at 1:00 PM Monday, June 13, 2016 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Jay Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until service time on Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Mark Marshall, Justin Gross, Matthew Gross, Cecil Gross, John Willie Smith, and Donnie Short. Honorary bearers will be Ricky Marshall, Tony Fox and Trenton Harrison.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her family funeral fund.
Ronnie Lee Bullock
Mr. Ronnie Lee Bullock, age 50 of Stanford, Ky. passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016. He was born January 1, 1966, son of Magdalene Bentley Bullock and the late Russell Bullock.
He was a contractor and construction worker with the Paul Niceley Bridge company. He enjoyed fishing , hunting and was an avid U. K. Wildcats basketball fan. Ronnie especially enjoyed his Amish friends and working with them. He attended McNew Chapel church.
Those left to cherish his memory besides his mother are his sisters: Barbara Conley (Randy) of Richmond, Ky., Kathy Isaac (David) of Louisa, Ky. and Karen Jones (Stephen) of Woodstock, GA . He was preceded in death by his father, a brother: Terry Gene Bullock and a sister: Kristina Bullock. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Visitation for Mr. Ronnie Lee Bullock will be Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 5:30-8 pm at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals chapel. Funeral will be Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the funeral home chapel with Bro. Steve VanHook officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ky.
Casket bearers will be: Steve Bullock, Samuel Bullock and Dylan Bullock.
Mr. Elbert Eversole, better known as “Frosty” passed away Thursday June 9th, 2016 at Saint Joseph East Hospital in Lexington after suffering a heart attack at his home. He would have been 85 years old on June 17th. He was the youngest son of Curt and Mattie Bustle Eversole, having been born at the Annville Institute where his dad worked in 1931. Shortly after his birth, the family moved back to part of the Old Bustle farm at Luner on Skaggs Creek. Frosty spent his boyhood along the Rockcastle River until he entered the Army and served two years in the Korean War.
In June, 1961, Frosty and Norma Ramsey were wed on his 30th birthday at the Wildie Christian Church by Bro. Cecil Daily who nervously performed his first marriage ceremony.
Frosty spent his working years as a heavy equipment operator. His first work was across the Ohio River with Gallenstein Builders, and later with Greer Brothers Construction building I-75 through southern Kentucky. He spent the latter 25 (or so) years working at the Blue Grass Army Depot at Richmond. During that time he shared in a daily carpool with his father-in-law Hugh Ramsey, “Mac” McNew, Jim Owens, Johnny Coffey, and the Branaman Brothers. All veterans; all brothers; all gone.
After retirement in the 80s, he was content to raise tobacco and piddle around on his farm on Clear Creek. Frosty was an individual who loved working with his hands, inheriting his father’s craft of carpentry and woodworking. He was a widely-read man who loved history and had for years made a point of daily bible reading and study.
Frosty was a quiet man with a Mountain sense of humor that continued right on into the Emergency Room as he left the Berea unit in laughter. He was also a musician who played his mandolin for his own enjoyment, but, left this musical heritage to his sons, The Eversole Brothers.
He was a searcher and a deep thinker like his father and his father before him. He attended church faithfully during his adult life but did not make his public confession until well into his 70’s. He was baptized into the Lord at the Bible Baptist Church and remains faithful and triumphant.
Frosty was blessed with a beautiful summer day on his farm on Green Pond Ridge Wednesday the 8th. He worked his garden and played with his dog friend Roxie. Later that afternoon, he prepared for Bible Study, placing his shoes and bible at the kitchen table. He became ill and had to be persuaded by his wife and sons to be taken to the ER at Berea. He was immediately transferred to Lexington St. Joseph where the cardiology dept. and ICU made desperate attempts to mend his aging heart. His body stayed strong, but his Spirit was stronger and after a 24 hour struggle by Dr. Qasi and his ICU staff, Frosty was set free.
Left behind for now, he leaves his wife of 55 years; Mrs. Norma Ramsey; his two sons; Eric and Ethan; his daughter-in-law; Lisa; his granddaughters, Amelia and Megan, and a lifetime of family and friends. He was preceded in death by: his parents, two brothers, and a cousin who was raised as a sister.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: The Bible Baptist Church Building fund.
Visitation will be 2 PM Sunday June 12, 2016 at the Bible Baptist Church. Funeral Service will be 3 PM Sunday June 12, 2016 at the Bible Baptist Church Interment will follow at the Pennington Cemetery.
Adam York Sr.
Adam Zack York Sr. age 59, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016. A native of Gettysburg, PA, he was the son of the late John and Betty Ballard York. He was self employed in the dry wall business and was a member of the Glory Land Baptist Church. He loved to hunt, fish and show horses.
Adam is survived by his wife Lou York of Berea; daughter: Katelynn (DeWayne) Gibson of Berea; sons: Danny Ray Sebastain of Richmond, Russell (Amy) York and Adam (Julianna) York, both of Berea; brother: Darrell Jackson of Richmond; grandchildren; Aryne, Addison, Adryanna, Russell Lee, Jesse, Zachary, Victoria, and Aubrey.
Funeral services for Adam will be 12:00 noon Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Cecil Burns officiating. Burial will follow in the Scaffold Cane Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday.
Pallbearers will be Clinton (Red) Padgett, Dallas Cope, Chris Sipple, Chris Witt, Tommy Cope, Charlie Kirby, Jeff Daugherty, and Darrell Jackson.
Brailey Marie Alcorn
Brailey Marie Alcorn, infant daughter of Katelynn Alcorn, died Wednesday in Lexington.
Other than her mother, survivors include her grandparents: Patricia Ramos and Michael Alcorn, both of Berea; great grandparents: Robert Alcorn of Berea and Beverly Agee of Richmond; aunt Makayla Alcorn and her fiancé Brandon Gibson of Berea.
She was preceded in death by her great grandparents Steely and Hazel Wells.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday in the Creech Cemetery on Mayde Road in Berea. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Daniel Wayne Pigg
Daniel Wayne Pigg, age 51, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016. A native of Rockcastle County, he was the son of the late Johnny Marcum and Eleanor Pigg.
Mr. Pigg worked as a carpet installer and was of the Baptist Faith. He had been a member of the Madison County Coon Hunters Club and loved being outdoors hunting and fishing. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Mr. Pigg is survived by his wife, Tammy Gaines Pigg of Berea; his son: Timothy Wayne (Sharon) Pigg of Waco; grandchildren: Dustin Sparks, Kaitlynn Young, Hunter Pigg, Trinton Pigg; sisters: Louise (Donald) Seals of Mt. Vernon, Carolyn Richardson of Berea; brothers: Roger (Sheila) Pigg, David (Julie) Pigg, Dewey (Nancy) Pigg all of Mt. Vernon, Tony Pigg, William Pigg, both of Berea.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John Russell Pigg.
Funeral services for Mr. Pigg will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at the Dixie Park Cornerstone Baptist Church with Bro. Doug Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Cow Bell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Roy Bradley Harold
Roy Bradley Harold, age 70 of Berea, died Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Berea. He was born in Garrard County to the late John Marcus Harold and Ava Conn Clark.
He was a mechanic and auto body repairman and had worked at G & S Spring. Mr. Harold was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church and he loved to fish, car racing, music and dancing. He was a big Elvis Presley fan.
Mr. Harold is survived by his children: Curtis Harold of Berea, Anthony (Delores) Harold of Berea, Shannon Phillips of Nicholasville, Lisa (Rob) Harris of Richmond, Teresa King of Berea, Rhonda Harold of Berea, Shawna Phillips of Berea; sisters: Shirley (Lonnie) Green of Berea, Ramona (Scott) Sayer of Cartersville, Connie (Buddy) King of Paint Lick; brothers: Donnie Harold and Marvin (Bonnie) Harold of Berea; grandchildren: Chris Harris, Brittany Harris, Candice King, Ashley King, Aaron Parker; great grandchildren: Haley Richards and Ashton Parker; the mother of his children: Kathleen Fothergill; special friends: Daniel, Pat, Jamie, Marie, Ryan, Anna, Marshall “Skeeter” Damrell.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Clay Edward, Carl and Clinton Harold.
Funeral services for Mr. Harold will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Stevie Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Cartersville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Parker, Chris Harris, Chad Cross, Scott King, Rob Harris, and Mike Gerdwagen. Honorary Pallbearers will be Donald Wayne Harold, Douglas Williams, John Marcus Harold, Dalton Harold, Jason Harold, Dale Potter, Daniel Delaney, Tom Jones, Kenny Wayne Harold, Tommy Quillin,Bryan Jolly, and Tom Gadd.
Mabel Dykes Brock
Mabel Dykes Brock 76, widow of Glenn “Mouse” Brock, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Mabel was born in Pulaski County to the late Carl and Irene Haynes Dykes.
She was retired from Central Kentucky Design and Bluegrass Hospitality.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Glenn “Mouse” Brock; three siblings, Sylvia Belcher, Zella Barnes and Clifton “Sonny” Dykes; and one granddaughter, Ashley Elaine Brock; one infant great grandson Connor Parker.
She is survived by her two sons, Robert Glenn (Pat) Brock and Barry Edward (Michelle) Brock, one daughter, Sandy (Rodger) Davis; five grandchildren: Aaron Hammonds, Alaina Hammonds, Seth Brock, Maggie Brock, and Alexis Nicole Brock; one great granddaughter, Trinity Aria Janelle and soon to be born great granddaughter Hudson Elizabeth Elaine Hammonds; one brother, Ron (Barbara) Dykes; and a host of nieces and nephews. Special friend Lillie Kirkland also survives her.
Funeral services will be 11am, Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Rev. Bobby Fugate officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6-9 pm at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Devere, Larry Gadd, Roy Messenger, Marvin Harold, David Lilly, Mike Allen, and Bill Brock. Honorary bearers will be Eddie Wilmot, Lloyd Abdoo and Larry Linville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Care Plus or to Autism Awareness.
Bert Thorpe Ballinger
Bert Thorpe Ballinger age 86, husband of Laura Willis Ballinger, died Wednesday June 8, 2016. Bert was born in Madison County to the late Robert Ford and Barbara Barrett Ballinger; he was also preceded in death by his siblings Stella Dyer, Audria Green, and Robert Ballinger Jr.
Bert was the former owner of Ballinger’s TV and Radio Repair in Berea; he was a US Army veteran, fought in the Korean War and was the recipient of 3 Bronze Stars. Bert was also member of the Holiness Faith, and attended the Berea Tabernacle Church.
Bert is survived by his wife Laura Willis Ballinger, his children Bert Wayne (Veronica) Ballinger and Penny Marlene Ballinger all of Berea, his brother Herman Ballinger and sisters Alene Eaton, and Louise Van Winkle.
Funeral Services will be Sunday June 12, 2016 at 2 pm at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. John Isaacs officiating. Burial will be in the Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 6-9 pm at the Funeral Home.
William Glenn McHone
William Glenn McHone age 67, passed away on Tuesday May 31, 2016 in Lexington. He was preceded in death by his parents William Buster McHone and Dorothy Musgrove Abrams.
William had been a truck driver for many years before becoming disabled.
William is survived by his children: Tony McHone, Troy McHone, and Tim (Missy) McHone, the mother of his children Jeanette McHone his sisters Joyce Jones, and Judy Stockton, and his grandchildren: Jeremy Honican, Brittany McHone, Ashley McHone, and Tristan McHone, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. .
Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday June 3, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea. Visitation will be Friday from 11 am – 2 pm.
Pallbearers will be Dwayne Hill, Shane Hill, Tony McHone, Jeremy Honican, Dustin Hill, and Justin Jones. Burial will be in the Pilot Knob Cemetery.
Gertrude Marie Taylor
Gertrude “Gertie” Marie (Hamilton) Taylor of Berea departed peacefully for her heavenly home on Sunday, May 29, 2016 surrounded by family at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Gertie was born in McCreary County, Kentucky daughter of the late Neal and Myrtle (Rose) Hamilton.
She moved to Berea with her young family soon after WWII once her husband had recovered from wounds he received fighting the Imperial Japanese. Gertie was a Wayside Christian Church member; loving wife; mother; grandmother (“Nanny”); great-grandmother; and patriotic Republican. As with so many Greatest Generation mothers, what she enjoyed most in this life was spending time with her family.
Gertie was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-one years, Fred Taylor; one son, Kenneth (Brenda) Taylor; three brothers, Lloyd Hamilton, Garnett (Velma) Hamilton, Fred (Teresa) Hamilton; and a sister, Ella Mae (Fred) Eller.
She is survived by one brother, Eanis (Glenda) Taylor of South Lyon, Michigan; two daughters, Wanda (Gary) Morris of Sand Gap, and Kelly (Carl) Cain of Berea; and two sons, Scott (Carla) Taylor of Berea, and Tim (Darlene) Taylor of Berea. Gertie was blessed with eleven grandchildren: Shane (Jaime) Morris; Todd Morris; Jaime (Terry) Potter; Jerad (Paula) Taylor; Jennifer Cameron; Stephanie Taylor; Heather (Aaron) Burton; Morgan (Justin) Clemons; Lauren (Cody) Jones; Jade Taylor; and Kenneth Cain. Ten great-grandchildren: Caleb Morris; Katelyn Potter; Abby Burton; Landon Cameron; Matthew Potter; Alexis Cameron; Isabella Clemons; Reagan Morris; Carson Morris; Olivia Clemons; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, church family, and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 PM Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home, Berea. Funeral Services are at the Funeral Home at 11 AM Thursday, June 2, 2016 with Wayside Minister Ron Lutes officiating.
Pallbearers are Shane Morris, Todd Morris, Caleb Morris, Jerad Taylor, Eli Haddix, Aaron Burton, and Cody Jones. Honorary pallbearers are Rick Jezowski and Jerry Rynearson. Gertie will be laid to rest with her beloved husband Fred at Camp Nelson National Cemetery near Nicholasville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Gertie’s name be made to: Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.
Tressia W. Powell
Tressia W. Powell, age 81, passed away at the U.K. Medical Center after a long illness. Born to the late Curt and Bertha Willis, Tressia was an Estill County native and current resident of Clay City in Powell County.
She was a homemaker and is survived by her four children; Joe Ann Starnes, Harold Powell, Chester Powell, Billy Powell.
Graveside services will be at 1 pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Garrett Cemetery in Estill County. Lakes Funeral Home Berea entrusted with arrangements.
Teresa Lynn Libby
Teresa Lynn Johnson Libby age 46, wife of Gary Libby Jr., died Saturday May 21, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond Kentucky. Teresa was born in Madison County to Linda Baker Johnson and the late Garla Johnson.
She was an employee of the Madison County Public Library. Teresa graduated from Berea Community High School, and Berea College and earned her Master’s degree from EKU. Teresa inspired many people in the community, and regularly created opportunities for the women in her life to spend time together exploring art, food, and wine.
Teresa was preceded in death by her father, Garla Johnson, her grandfathers, Vester Baker and George F. Johnson.
Teresa is survived by her husband Gary Libby Jr., her mother Linda Baker Johnson, her son Porter Libby, her brother Brian (Jeannie) Johnson, her nephew Clay Johnson, her nieces Hannah and Haley Johnson, and her grandmothers Rachel Baker and Lexie Johnson.
A memorial service will be 2 PM Thursday May 26, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea, a visitation will be Wednesday from 6-9 pm at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus 208 Kidd Dr. Berea, KY 40403.
Jonathon Kelly Bailey
Jonathon Kelly Bailey passed away on May 19, 2016. He was born December 20, 1977 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He lived most of his life in Berea, Kentucky and currently resided in St. Louis, Missouri where his life was taken in a motorcycle accident.
Jonathon attended Eastern Kentucky University and was a 1996 Madison Southern High School graduate. He played four years of football, baseball and basketball. He acquired many accolades for his athletic abilities. For the past year, Jonathon was General Manager of Gateway Harley Davidson in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to that he was Sales Manager for Man-O-War Harley Davidson. He made a major positive impact on all who knew him. His family and many friends will miss him.
He was preceded in death by his father, James C. Bailey, maternal grandparents Thomas and Phyllis Rawlins, and paternal grandparents John K. and Nola Bailey.
He is survived by his mother Ruth Bailey Carpenter and step-father Norman “Cotton” Carpenter, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 1pm Friday, May 27, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. Stevie Isaacs and Bro. David Rose officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6-9 pm at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Toby Coyle, Kendall Bailey, Christopher West, Hunter Cannon, Bryan Davis, Chris Causey, Brian Crawford and Brian Simpson. Honorary bearers will be Jared Carpenter, John Bailey, Mike Coyle, Ronnie Devere, Dylan Waddle, Jeremy Johnson, Scotty Pennington, Michael Belt and Steve Owen.
Bert Z. Croucher
Bert Z. Croucher, 87, of Berea died Monday, June 6, 2016 at the Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a long illness. He was a Rockcastle County native born October 7, 1928, son of the late Robert and Mollie Chasteen Croucher.
He was a Honorable Kentucky Colonel and long-time member of Fairview Baptist Church. Bert moved to Ohio in 1963 and worked at Metal Powder Products for 17 years before returning to Berea in 1979. After returning to Berea, he worked at the Bluegrass Army Depot (Richmond Activity), was a groundskeeper at Madison Memorial Gardens, and later retired from the State of Kentucky Parks Department. He was employed as a toy maker at Boonesboro State Park.
Survivors include 3 children, Eddie (Jackie) Croucher, Beverly (Kenny) Jones, Judy Johnson; 2 brothers, Roy Lee (Velma) Croucher, J. B. (Joann) Croucher; 5 grandchildren, Shannon, Danielle, Brandi, Courtney, Stormy; 7 great grandchildren, Caleb, Ella, Luke, Olivia, Sophia, Solomon, Shiloh; as well as numerous relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 36 years, Barbara Noland Croucher; 6 siblings, Edward, Willard, Robert Jr., Bobby Earl, Pauline, Norma Jane; and 1 grandson, Zachary Edwards.
Funeral Service 11:00 AM, Friday, June 10, 2016 at Reppert Funeral Home with Pastor Vaughn Rasor officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Chad Croucher, Bobby Alexander, Mike Alexander, Tim Alexander, Buddy Croucher, Luke Allberry. Honorary Pallbearer: Caleb Conrad.
Joshua Stewart, 21, of Mt. Vernon died Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Rockcastle Regional Hospital. He was born May 1, 1995 and had been a resident of Rockcastle County for the past nine years.
Survivors include his foster-parents, Donnie and Kim McClure Saylor; his brother, Scottie (Brittany) Stewart; 3 special brothers, Bradley (Courtney) Saylor, A. J. and Tony; 2 nieces, Sophie and EmmieLou.
Funeral Service 2:00 pm, Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Saylor’s Sunset Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Visitation 12:00 noon Thursday until service time.
Pallbearers will be Bradley Saylor, Bill Harris, Tim Ashcraft, Kyle Riddle, and Scottie Stewart.
Lois Gabbard Short
Lois Gabbard Short, 72, of Berea, died Friday, June 3, 2016 at Baptist Health Lexington. She was a life-long resident of Berea born March 23, 1944, daughter of the late Hiram and Rosie Ingram Gabbard, homemaker and member of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include her loving husband, Charles Short; 2 daughters, Karen Short Mattox and husband Paul, Tina Short Sell and husband Danny; 2 sisters Rachael Richmond, Elsie Knuckles; 3 grandchildren, Robyn Mattox, Christian Sell, Dawson Sell; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
In addition to her parent she was preceded in death by 1 infant son, Charles Dwain Short; 3 babies; 4 siblings, Earnest Gabbard, Preston Gabbard, Goldie Johnson, and Evie Fryer.
Funeral Service 2:00 pm, Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Burns and Bro. David Ballard officiating. Burial will follow in Silver Creek Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
Lila Rose Hatton
Lila Rose Grimes Hatton, 37, of Berea died Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Baptist Health Lexington. She was a life-long resident of Berea born October 29, 1979, and was a housewife and mother.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Hatton; 2 children, Austin Grimes, Kaydy Hatton; her mother, Judy Grimes Brown; sister, Anna Lee Grimes Newcomb; as well as numerous relatives and friends.
Funeral Service 2:00 pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Reppert Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation 12:00 noon Wednesday.
Charlie Bill Collins
Charlie Bill Collins, 89, of Berea, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Center of complication from lung cancer. He was a life-long resident of Madison County born December 30, 1926, son of the late Levi and Mallie Gabbard Collins, retired City of Berea employee and member of Galilee Baptist Church.
Survivors include 4 children, Ronnie Collins, Darrell Collins, Larry (Kim) Collins, Kathy (Harold Rose) Gross; 9 grandchildren, Steve, Michael, Cody, Kyle, Bridgett, Gary Wayne, Brenda, Josh, Patricia; 15 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; and a special friend, Carolyn Roberts; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ellen Bowlin Collins; 2 children, Donald Collins, Linda Napier Walters; 6 siblings, Helen Hopkins, Raymond Collins, Macie Watson, Mable Himes, Donald Collins, and Chester Collins.
Funeral Service 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Galilee Baptist Church with Bro. Lee Abney and Bro. Doug Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Wallaceton Cemetery. Visitation after 6:00 pm Monday at the church. Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service entrusted with arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Josh Young, Harold Rose, Steve Collins, Cody Collins, Jesse Alexander, Kyle Collins and Tyler Cates. Honorary Pallbearers will be grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and church family.
Sarah Catherine Helfrich
Sarah Catherine (Lynch) Helfrich, 62, of Richmond, died Tuesday evening, June 7, 2016, from injuries received in an auto accident in Winchester. She was born June 19, 1953, in Paris, Kentucky to William A. and Edna Bernice (Johnson) Lynch, both of whom preceded her in death.
Sarah was an assistant manager for the Dollar Tree Store in Richmond and a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Claude D. Helfrich of Richmond; one daughter, Betty Lee (Farthing) Johnson (Josh) of Brook Park, Minnesota; two sons, William Jason Farthing (Elizabeth) of Olar, SC , and Donald Keith Gordon (Crystal) of Union City, KY; two sisters, Sandra Kay Johnson of Harrodsburg, KY and Mary Louise Grant (Tony) of Waco, KY; and six grandchildren.
There will be a visitation and time of gathering from 6 – 8 PM Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Per Sarah’s request, casual attire is suggested for the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, the children suggest donations be made to her husband, Claude.
Janet Faye Hager
Janet Faye (Reece) Hager, 63, of Richmond, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at Saint Joseph Hospital East in Lexington. She was born December 21, 1952, in Richmond, Kentucky, to Epharim Ray and Lillie D. (Miller) Reece.
Janet was a retired school bus driver for the Madison County School district after 23 years of service and she was a Mary Kay Cosmetic consultant for 12 years. She had also worked in several local restaurants and was a member of Abundant Life Ministry Church of God.
Survivors include her loving husband of 44 years, David Whitley Hager; two sons, David Lewis Ray Hager (Kristie) and Stephen Matthew Hager (Amanda); three daughters, Christine Yvonne Eden (widow of Michael Ray), Cynthia Faye Edgar (John), and Patricia Lynn King (Larry) and her mother, Lillie D. (Miller) Reece. She also leaves three brothers, Larry Reece (Delores), James David Reece (Kathy) and Darrell Reece (Janice); two sisters, Lillian Hendricks (Shirley) and Teresa Middleton (Jimmy).
Other survivors include 12 grandchildren, Ashley Dargavell, Amanda Brursati, Corey Michael Eden, Justin Tyler Dean Mathis, Verena Lynmay King, Kaitlyn Jeannette Mehlhorn, Keaton Christopher Eden, Lindsey Kayleanna Hager, Benjamin Nelson Tapia, Dustin Ray Hager, Autumn Marie Hager, Gabriel Matthew Hager; and eight great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Epharim, grandparents, Charley W. and Elfra Stacey Reece and Thomas and Dovie Miller.
Funeral service for Janet will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, June 10, 2016, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Owen Moody, Edwin Lainhart, Leonard Hager and Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow on the family farm. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until service time on Friday.
Donald Eugene Pineur
Donald Eugene Pineur, 89, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington. Donald was born on February 15, 1927 in Cynthiana, Kentucky, and was the son of the Rev. Isidore S. and Virgie Herndon Pineur.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1944-1946. Donald studied at the University of Kentucky, as well as the Candler School of Theology, a division of Emory University, in Decatur, Georgia, before being ordained in 1958 by the United Methodist Church. He was a loving man of God, and was known for wearing his Garrard County #1 Fan shirt that read “Smile, God Loves You”. He had several careers through the years, including furniture sales, mobile home sales, insurance agent, and farmer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Pineur, and his ex-wife, Billie C. Pineur.
Survivors include: his daughter, Judy Dees, of Richmond; one sister, Virginia Ritchie; five grandchildren, D.J. (Jessica) Pineur, Jayson, Amy, Eric, and Caleb; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a gathering of family and friends from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.
Juran Darnell Parks`
Juran Darnell “J.D.” Parks, 66, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
J.D. was born on September 25, 1949 in Richmond, and was the son of Houston Grant Parks and Emma Jane Huguely Parks, both of whom preceded him in death.
He was a graduate of Madison High and had attended Eastern Kentucky University. J.D. was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, and was retired from the U.S. Army. He currently provided concessions for EKU women’s softball and soccer events, and was a seasonal ticket seller for EKU athletic events. J.D. had a passion for community service, and had been an active member of the Richmond Lions Club for 13 years. During that time he served as club president, zone chair, Camp Crescendo representative, and as a member of the scholarship committee.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Natasha Parker.
Survivors include: two sisters, Felecia Shearer (John), of Berea, and Jarmilia Parks Stephenson (John), of Frankfort; nieces and nephews, Daletrick Parks (Erika), of Lexington, Juan Farris, of Berea, Miriam Lyons (Stephen), of Lexington, Bradley Owens, of Avon, Indiana, Johnnie Miller (Michael), of Springfield, Ohio, Semonicka Miller (Ronald), of Springfield, Ohio, Shewana Chambers, of Frankfort, Denitra Booker, of Louisville, Philip Booker III, of Frankfort, Deanna Sullivan, of Berea, Nathaniel Shearer (U.S. Air Force), and Raven Shearer, of Berea; and a host of great nieces, great nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. Friday, June 10, 2016 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church with Bishop Ronald Ross Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday June 10, 2016, from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the church.
Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marie (Hill) Lamb Lowery Smith, 85, of Richmond, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016 at Baptist Health-Lexington. She was born December 6, 1930, in Richmond, to the late Thomas and Bertie Beatrice(Combs) Hill.
Marie was a retired employee of the former Westinghouse and was a homemaker all of her life. She enjoyed crafts and loved her family and church. She was a member of Tates Creek Holiness Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Brenda Jo Lamb (James) of Richmond; one sister, Joyce Whittaker and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to being the widow of Charlie Lamb, Floyd Joe Lowery Jr., and Clyde Smith, she was preceded in death by two sons, Darrell Ray “Butch” Lamb and Lash Larue Lowery; and three daughters, Charlene “Cha” Lamb Begley, Lesha Faye Lowery Lawson, and Patricia Lynn Lowery Wilson.
Funeral service for Marie will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, June 3, 2016, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Harry Revel officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park on Versailles Road, Lexington. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.
Robert Lee Bishop
Robert Lee Bishop, 79, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Baptist Health- Richmond. He was preceded in death by his wife, Loraine Bishop. Robert was born on October 18, 1936 in Clinton, Tennessee. He was a retired factory worker, and was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include: two daughters, Lorie Carpenter (Greg), of Richmond, and Lisa McFarland (Todd), of Bourbon County; two sons, Mark Bishop, of Richmond, and Michael Bishop (Dorothy), of Kansas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Madison County Memorial Gardens.
Philip Malcolm Poulter
Philip Malcolm Poulter, 78, of Richmond, KY, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. He was born on July 25, 1937 in Stairfoot, Yorkshire, England, to Philip Poulter and Annie (Marsland) Poulter, both of whom preceded him in death.
He treasured his wife of 54 years, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, siblings, in-laws and friends. He enjoyed playing golf, walking, gardening, camping with his family, and observing all forms of wildlife. He was always involved with his children’s activities; coaching boys’ soccer and training for cross country running with his daughter Keren. He attended First United Methodist Church of Richmond and was active with the United Methodist Men’s Group.
He was employed with the British National Coal Board, following which he worked as a Longwall Service Engineer with Gullick Ltd. in Wigan, England. He was recruited by Joy Mfg. Co. of the United States as a Sales and Service Engineer installing complete longwall and shortwall mining systems. He continued his career as a Mine Superintendent and Longwall Consultant. During his career, Malcolm worked in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky and he and Anne enjoyed the friendships they formed.
Survivors include his loving wife Anne Elizabeth Kathleen (Wood) Poulter, of Richmond, KY; his children, Philip (Connie) Poulter, Jr., of Hudson, FL., Kathy (Greg) Walkenhorst of Burlington, KY. and Stephen (Jennifer) Poulter of Watkinsville, GA ; his grandchildren, Brent Rose, Barry Rose, Philip Malcolm Poulter III, Nate Poulter, Faith Poulter, Benjamin Poulter, Evan Walkenhorst, and Lauren Walkenhorst; and his great-grandchildren, Parker Rose, Raegan Rose and Alexis Rose. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Keren Poulter, his step-mother Edna, and his brothers Fred, James and Terence.
In England, he is survived by his sisters Janet, June, Margaret and Irene, step-sister Margaret, step-brothers David and Peter, their spouses, and many nephews and nieces.
A Celebration of His Life will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at First United Methodist Church, 401 West Main Street, Richmond, KY with the Pastor Bruce Nettleton officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the church.
Memorial donations in memory of Malcolm can be made to the Methodist Men of First United Methodist Church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Roy Coatney
James Roy “Jim” Coatney, 73, longtime Richmond resident, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. He was born October 4, 1942, in Middlesboro, Kentucky to the late Hubert and Henrietta (Grubbs) Coatney.
Jim was a store manager for the Kroger Company for many years and was very active in his community, as a Board member of the Telford YMCA, and a member of the Richmond Kiwanis Club. He had served in the Kentucky Army National Guard was an active participant with the United Way and Richmond Home Meals Delivery. He attended First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife, Nancy (Fretwell) Coatney of Richmond; two sons, Jeff Coatney of Los Angeles, CA and Jason Coatney (Mindy) of Union, KY; one granddaughter, Presley Coatney; two brothers, John Coatney (Pat) and Mike Coatney (Jeannie), both of Middleboro, KY; several nieces and his caregivers, Mildred Gary and Morgan Saylor.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Peggy Coatney and Pat Oxley.
Funeral service for Jim will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Bill Fort officiating. Entombment will follow at 3:00 PM Wednesday at Green Hills Memorial Gardens in Middleboro, KY. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 PM Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475 or to Home Meals Delivery, c/o Keith Flowers, 250 Kennedy Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.
Walter C. Jackson
Walter C. Jackson, 56, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Walter was born on October 25, 1959, in Breathitt County, and was the son of Morris and Lucy Combs Jackson.
He was a truck driver for Advance Disposal. Walter enjoyed the outdoors and four-wheeling. He was proud of his garden and loved his family dearly, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include: one son, Brandon Jackson (Tamara), of Richmond; one daughter, Kristie Johnson (Jonathan), of Richmond; the mother of their children, Gail Jackson; three grandchildren, Chloe Jackson, Peyton Johnson, and Preston Johnson; a special niece, Paige Abrams; his companion, Kristy Jones; one step-son, John Jones of Richmond; one step-daughter, Kayla Gibson of Richmond; two brothers, Earl Jackson (Glenda) and Leslie Jackson; five sisters, Anna Middleton (James), Eva Carnell, Patricia Jackson, Martha Abney (Vernon), and Julia Jackson (Jim); as well as several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Walter Jackson will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeremy Haskins officiating. Burial will follow at the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 – 9 PM Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Benton Tipton, Travis Abrams, Tyler McKinley, Jarred Turner, Leroy Jackson and Chris Howard. Honorary bearers will be David Burns and Blue Burns.
Victoria Grace Masengale
Victoria Grace Masengale, infant daughter of Shannon Gail Matthews Curtis and Jerry David Masengale, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Baptist Health – Richmond.
Graveside service will be 12:00 PM Friday May 27, 2015, at Richmond Cemetery.
Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in charge.
Denise H. Riggs
Denise H. Riggs, 71, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Baptist Health-Richmond Hospital. She was born, March 25, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan to Lawrence and Margaret Hanlon, both of whom preceded her in death.
She was an Educator who taught first grade in Detroit, Michigan, later she worked as a Researcher for the Kentucky Department of Corrections and was an Assistant Librarian at Eastern Kentucky University. Denise retired from the Kentucky Department of Education.
Denise is survived by her husband, Jay Glenn Riggs and a Sister-in-law, Constance Hanlon.
There will be a family memorial service at a later date.
Opal Jones Frazier
Opal Jones Frazier, 84, was born on Saturday, June 27, 1931 and departed this life on Monday, May 23, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Roy White Jones and Fannie Reeves Jones.
She was preceded in death by: her husband of 48 years, A. Atwood Frazier; her brother, Roy R. Jones, Jr.; and sister, Birdie Elizabeth Jones.
She is survived by: four children, Roy R. Frazier (Marita), Marsha Frazier, David A. Frazier (Debbie), and Paul C. Frazier (Jennifer); five grandchildren, Travis Frazier, Jordan Frazier, Tyler Frazier, Matthew Frazier, and Nicholas Frazier; and close family friend, Mary Lois Simmons.
After graduating Madison- Model High School, she worked at Westinghouse for several years, married and became a wife and homemaker. She was a deputy under Sheriff Moberly. She was a deacon and Sunday school teacher at First Presbyterian Church in Richmond. She was a member and treasurer of the Friendship Homemakers Club for over 30 years. For 15 years she helped to distribute meals for Home Meals Delivery. She loved to read and plant flowers and trees, and she loved all of her pets.
Funeral services for Opal Frazier will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Curtis Christian officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Whicker and Opal’s grandsons.
In addition to flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Home Meals Delivery, c/o Keith Flowers, 250 Kennedy Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.
Donna Gail Lyons
Donna Gail Lyons, 73, of Richmond, Kentucky, formerly of Russellville, Indiana, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Baptist Health – Richmond. She was born March 1, 1943, in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late Melvin and Agnes Stamper. She was a retired Head-Start employee and a member of the Browns Valley Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Donovan Lyons and three sons, Brian, Chris and Curt Lyons; five grandchildren, Brandon, Cory, Damon, Nicola and Quinton Lyons, as well as three great-grandchildren, Christian, Dayla and Aubrey Lyons.
The service for Donna will be held at 12:00 PM Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at the Machledt and Servies Funeral Home, 301 Green Street, Waveland, Indiana, with visitation from 10:00 AM until service time that day. Burial will follow in the Hebron Cemetery at Russellville, Indiana.
Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, Richmond, Ky. is in charge of local arrangements.
Charles Noal King
Charles Noal King, 59, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. He was born January 21, 1957 in Berea, Kentucky to Johnny and Rachel Pigg King, who survive. He was the husband of Susan Curra King of Richmond.
Private interment will be held in the family cemetery.
Charles W. Phelps
Charles W. Phelps, 69, of Richmond died Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Richmond Health & Rehab Complex – Madison Manor. He was born February 22, 1947, in Berea, Kentucky to the late Squire and Lilly (Gibbs) Phelps.
He was a farm laborer and is survived by his sister, Willie Mae Cornelison of Richmond.
Service will be held at a later date.
John Davis, 85, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the V.A. Hospital in Lexington. John was born on November 4, 1930 in Irwin, Pennsylvania, and was the son of Raymond and Olive Soles Davis, both of whom preceded him in death.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the post- WWII era, and had worked as a concrete finisher in Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida.
Survivors include: his wife, Sarah Mae Conner Davis, of Richmond; one son, J.D. Davis (Becky), of Florida; one daughter, Sandra Lubeski (Greg), of Wooster, Ohio; six step-sons: Joseph Fryer, Kenneth Fryer, Jerry Fryer, Dale Fryer, James Fryer, and Cody Hatfield; three step-daughters, Pat Marcum, Shirley Culton, and Janice Botts; and one daughter-in-law, Dawn Davis Leskinen.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by: one son, Johnny Davis; one daughter, Lori Davis; six brothers; and one sister.
Funeral services for John Davis will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Rev. Greg King officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until services time Thursday at the Funeral Home.
Corinne Jean Superits
Corinne Jean Superits, 89, was born September 14, 1926 and went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2016. She was born in Chicago, Illinois and was the only child of Irene and Neil Van Kanegon.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, Edward L. Superits.
Corinne is survived by her three children- Stephen Neil Superits (Ginny), Ellen Jean Clark, Barbara Lorraine Wilson (Alan) and four grandchildren- Katherine Lynn (Superits) Pigott (Steven), Amanda Jean Clark, Matthew Roy Wilson (Hyun), and Stephen Alan Wilson. She was also blessed with a great granddaughter, Madison Lynn Pigott, born June 2, 2016, pictures of whom were joyfully shared with Corinne in the days preceding her passing.
She graduated from Fenger High School in Chicago in 1943, and worked in several administrative roles in the publishing industry. She married Edward Superits in 1952 and became a full-time homemaker and what her children describe as “the best mom ever.” Corinne steered the family through corporate transfers from Chicago to Detroit to Cleveland and finally to Richmond in 1975. She also worked as a receptionist and Human Resources team member at the Sherwin-Williams facility in Richmond for 12 years, retiring in 1989.
Corinne was a long-time and active member and servant at First Presbyterian Church in Richmond, serving in leadership and a variety of official and unofficial roles over the past 41 years. She delivered Meals on Wheels for many years through 2012, and was deeply committed to the Church’s Love Fund, which serves those in need. She was a woman of strong faith, independent spirit and demonstrated throughout her life a Christ-like servant heart.
The Funeral Service for Corinne Superits will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church in Richmond, with Dr. Curtis Christian officiating.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Monday, June 13, 2016, at the church.The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Corinne’s children are especially thankful for the kind and professional care of Nurse Jamie Webb and the 3rd floor staff at Baptist Health Richmond, and for her caregivers at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Love Fund, St. Andrews Retirement Community or the Compassionate Care Center (Hospice Care Plus).
Earl Ray Jones
Earl Ray Jones, 69, of Richmond, passed away Saturday morning, June 4, 2016 at his home. He was born in Madison County on June 3, 1947, to the late Charlie and Nellie Thompson Jones.
Earl was a simple man, but unforgettable to everyone who met him. He was a retired employee of the City of Richmond Sanitation Department. Earl enjoyed UK Basketball and he loved to go fishing.
Earl is survived by: his wife of 50 years, Myrtle Madden Jones; his sons, Earl Jones, Jr., and David Alan Jones (Pamela); four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; as well as a host of other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, John Henry Jones, Jimmy Jones and Charles Jones.
The family has chosen private services. The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Rance Anglin, 78, Dreyfus, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born in Madison County on May 10. 1938,to the late Ike and Nettie Jenkins Anglin.
He is survived by his two brothers, Paul & Ceab Anglin, several nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 10:00 AM Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the Hayden-Rose Cemetery in Red Lick, with Bro. Vester Alexander officiating.
The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Vernon G. McFarland
Mrs. Vernon G. McFarland, 90, of Richmond, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at Berea Healthcare. Mrs. McFarland, the daughter of the late Vernon Ingram and Rosa Cox Ingram, was born in Estill County on August 10, 1925.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and tending her flowers. She was also a poet and loved to sing and was a member of Faith Baptist Church. On October 23, 1943, she united in marriage to Luke McFarland who preceded her in death on January 3, 1994 after 50 years of marriage.
She is survived by three daughters: Margaret Smith and husband Larry, Wanda Johnson and Judy Thomas; 12 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and great great-grandchildren and her daughter-in-law: Lynn McFarland.
Mrs. McFarland was also preceded in death by her son: William Earl McFarland; her brother: Beverly Ingram; her sister: Dorothy Long; two nephews: Billy Ray Ingram and Donald Ingram; her sons-in-law: George “Junebug” Thomas and James Johnson.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Pastor John Doss officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be James Scott Johnson, Jesse Shannon Johnson, Justin Johnson, Willie Lee Shanks, James Christopher Johnson and Johnny Smith. Honorary Pallbearers will be Thomas Strange, Edward Hubbard, James Reece, William Kirk McFarland, Blake Puckett, Gregory S. Ratliff, Greg Ratliff, Sammy J. Ratliff, Jonathan Harney, Lucas Shanks, Corey Bowling, Jack Bishop and Matthew Howard.
Ruby Jeannette Long
Mrs. Ruby Jeannette Sallee Long, 92, of Newby, passed away early Thursday morning, May 19, 2016, at the Telford Terrace Nursing Facility. Mrs. Long was born in Madison County on July 2, 1923, to the late John Freeman and Scottie Prewitt Sallee.
Ruby enjoyed reading and spending time socializing with her friends at McCready Manor. She was an excellent seamstress, and loved to quilt. Mrs. Long was a faithful member of the Unity Baptist Church.
She was married to the late Thomas Nelson Long, who preceded her in death in 2009, after 60 years of marriage.
She is survived by: her two daughters, Jeannette Bogie (Donald), and Linda Renfro (Glen); three grandchildren, Ronnie Bogie (Stacee), Shaun Renfro (Amanda), and Craig Renfro (Shaina); one great-grandchild, Haley Bogie; three step-great-grandchildren, Sydnee Maggard, Dylan Maggard, and Alec Maggard.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 AM Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Dr. Dennis L. Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Sunday, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Ronald Bogie, Shaun Renfro, Craig Renfro, John Wells, Mike Sallee and Roy Browning.
Kathy J. Miller
Kathy J. Miller, 62, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Richmond, Kentucky, passed away May 19, 2016 at Hospice of Cincinnati after a short illness.
She is survived by her mother Betty T. Miller; three sisters; Mary Ann Miller, Theodora Miles and Helen Miller-Bowles (William); two brothers; David B. Miller II and John M. Miller (Barbara); she also leaves to mourn, eleven nieces and nephews; two very special cousins and a special aunt who helped as her caregivers.
She was preceded in death by her father: David Burnam Miller Sr., and a sister: Jacqueline Miller-Smith.
A memorial service with Rev. Dr. Robert R. Blythe officiating, will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, June 4, 2016 at The Zion Baptist Church, 630 Glenwood Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229.
The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Corbin Cornileus Turner
Corbin Cornileus Turner, 3 months, son of Autum Turner and Charles Sizemore, passed away suddenly Saturday, June 4th, at his home.
Survivors other than his parents include his brothers Tristan McCoy & Tatum Begley; his sisters Roberta Sizemore and Courtney Sizemore; his grandparents Diane and Corbin Turner; several cousins.
Visitation 11:00 am until 1:00 pm Wednesday, at Madison Memorial Gardens. Service 1:00 pm Wednesday with Teddi Baker officiating.
Joe Bradley Webb
Joe Bradley Webb, 72, passed away Wednesday. Mr. Webb was a native of Madison County, a son of the late Mitchell and Minerva Windburn Webb. He was a retired truck driver, and a member of Flat Gap Baptist.
Survivors include his daughters Gina Webb Broaddus, and Cindy (Melinda Metzger) Webb; his brother Gene (Mary Lee) Webb; his sisters Peggy (Edgar) Conner and Alice (Jimmy) York; his grandchildren MaKenzie Wiles, Chandler Whitaker, and Chapin Whitaker; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Friday, May 27th, at 1:00 pm, at Heritage Funeral Home. Friends may call after 11:00 am until service time. Burial will be in the Turpin Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Webb, Keith Webb, Robby Bales, Rusty Risk, Terry Hackworth, and Ricky Azbil
Mr. Everette “Red” Cash, age 83, husband of Geraldine, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Center. He was born on April 4, 1933 in Quail, Ky., a son of the late Jack and Effie Lizzie Brown Cash.
He was a member of Providence Church of Christ, and found great joy in antique cars, being outside, yard work, keeping his school bus clean; watching old westerns; Florida trips and his grandchildren. He had been a school bus driver for fourty three years; the kids enjoyed him, as much as he enjoyed them. On April 2, 1955 he was united in holy matrimony to Geraldine Warren, and from that union came a daughter, Melissa.
Those left to celebrate his life are his wife of 61years, Geraldine Cash of Brodhead, KY; his daughter: Melissa Gail (Lee) Blevins of Weeki Wachee, Florida; his grandchildren: Cache (Christine) Blevins of Brooksville, Florida; and Chance (Danielle) Blevins of Springhill, Florida; his great grandchildren: Chasity, Corbin, Charity, Cordelia, Zadie and Myla Blevins; his brother: Albert Cash of Brodhead, KY; his sisters: Dorothy (Leonard “Red”) Bishop of Brodhead, KY; and Alma Jean Cable of Brodhead, KY; as well as a host of nieces/nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors, specifically his school bus friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister: Edna Pope.
Visitation will be Friday, June 10, 2016 from 6-9PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11AM at the Funeral Home with Pastor Cache Blevins, Lee Blevins, and Danny McKibben officiating; burial will follow in Providence Cemetery.
Donations may be made in “Red” Cash’s memory to Compassionate Care Center, Richmond, KY.
Doug Worrell, 85, widower of Edith Gordon Worrell, passed away Monday at the Madison Heath and Rehab Center. He was a native of Estill County, a son of the late Alex and Minnie Taylor Worrell.
He was a member of the Estill County Fairboard, a member of Rice Station Christian Church. He enjoyed fishing, and was a retired farmer.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Shelia Henry; his brothers Thaddues, Charlie, Stanley, Claude, Johnny, Francis, Allen, and Douglas; his sisters Grace Winkler, Naomi Routenburg, Spicy Witt, Christine Reed.
Survivors include his daughter Joyce (and husband Larry) Puckett; his son Phillip (and wife Teresa) Worrell; his brothers Harold Worrell, and Kenton “Sonny” Worrell; his sisters Virginia Henderson; seven grandchildren Larry Puckett III, Stacey Worrell, April Easter, Jamie Puckett, Billy Henry, Teressa Reeves, and Kim Henry; ten great-grandchildren; and a special caregiver Michelle Jenkins.
Services will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at Lewis Funeral Home, with Pastor Darrell Estes officiating. Burial will follow in the West Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 6:00 pm Friday.
The family requests memorial donations in lieu of flowers.
Kenneth Eugene Caldwell Jr
Kenneth Eugene Caldwell Jr. age 40, of South Winn Avenue in Irvine passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness. He was born April 27, 1976 in Estill County and was the son of Frances Mae Rose Caldwell and the late Kenneth Eugene Caldwell. He attended the Church of God in London and had lived in Estill County all of his life.
Survivors in addition to his mother include: 1 Sister: Cathy Isaacs of Madison Co. 3 Nephews: Dwight Durbin, Carter Durbin and Mason Durbin, 3 Nieces: Jennifer Durbin, Addison Beard and Tonya Beard.
He was preceded in death by 1 sister, Sharon Durbin.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 4, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Jason Brooks. Burial will be at the Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may call after 11 AM Saturday at the Funeral Home.
Ernest Speed Golden
Ernest Speed Golden was born May 20, 1955 in Jackson County and departed this life Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the St. Joseph Hospital in London, being 61 years of age. He was the son of James “Jimmy” Golden and Eliza (Allen) Golden. Speed was of the Baptist Faith.
Speed is survived by his wife, Debbie (Mays) Golden of McKee and by six children, Brandy (Dwight) McKinney of Waneta, Jordan Golden of McKee, Tonya (Brian) Sandlin of Madison County, Michael Golden of McKee, Tonya (Jeff) Berry of Berea and Kim (Danny) Lunsford of Sand Gap. He is also survived by the following siblings, Hershel (Judy) Golden, Tom (Dorothy) Golden, Jack (Teresa) Golden, Wanda (Larry) Davis, Darlene (Shane) Rose all of McKee and Loretta (Paul) Rose of Annville. Speed was blessed by the following grandchildren, Arden, Brooke, Cameron, Holden, Tyler, Jake, Sarah, Logan, Makaya & Brinnen. He was also blessed with a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, Speed was also preceded in death by a son, Jason Harrison and a sister, Mary “Button” Golden.
Funeral service 1:00PM Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Blake Davis officiating. Burial followed in the Birch Lick Cemetery. Visitation 6:00PM Friday, June 10, 2016 at the Funeral Home.
Betty Lou Cooper
Betty Lou Cooper was born February 28, 1958 in Richmond, KY and departed this life Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Berea, being 58 years of age. She was the daughter of Irene (Powell) Hurst of Sand Gap and of the late Rex Hurst.
In addition to her mother, Betty is also survived by her husband, James Cooper of McKee; daughter, Debbie Cooper Edwards of Berea and three siblings, Malcolm Powell of Indiana, Danny Powell and Sheila Mays both of Sand Gap. Betty was blessed with three grandsons, Robert, Drake & Braxton Edwards.
Other than her father, Betty was also preceded in death by her brother, Doug Hurst and a sister Odessa Powell.
Funeral service 3:00PM Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Darren Sloan officiating. Burial followed in the Murphy Cemetery. Visitation 1:00PM Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Funeral Home.
Mollie Lunsford was born August 24, 1927 in Madison County and departed this life Saturday, May 28, 2016 at The Terrace Nursing & Rehab in Berea, being 88 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Charley & Bessie (Abner) Rose. Mollie attended church at the Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Mollie is survived by ten children, Forester Lunsford of Evansville, IN, Joe Lunsford of Columbus, TN, William Lunsford Jr. of Evansville, IN, Marvin Lunsford of Clover Bottom, James Lunsford of Clover Bottom, Nona Cobb of Sand Gap, Linda Spangler of Houston, TX, Brenda Callahan of McKee, Darlene Powell of Berea and Cordelia Williams of London. She is also survived by a sister, Julie Lowery of Richmond. Mollie was blessed with a thirteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mollie was also preceded in death by her husband, William Lunsford; three children, Troy Lunsford, Arzella White and Marlene Lunsford; and four siblings, Leroy Rose, Delbert Rose, Junior Rose and Mittey Mae Kelley.
Funeral service 2:00PM Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Mark Horn officiating. Burial followed in the Lunsford Cemetery. Visitation 6:00PM Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at the Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Lonnie Williams, Kevin Spangler, Gary Lunsford, Ray Roark, Jamie Lunsford and William Callahan.
Carl Brockman was born November 12, 1935 in Jackson County and departed this life Friday, May 27, 2016 at his residence, being 80 years of age. He was the son of the late Arnold & Eva (Witt) Brockman. Carl was a member of the Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Carl is survived by his wife of 58 years, Geneva (Miller) Brockman of McKee and by one son, Darnell Brockman and wife Mary of San Jose, California. He was blessed with three grandchildren, Derek Brockman of California, Todd Brockman of Berea and Mendi Brockman of California. Carl is also survived by four sisters, Lorene Bailey and husband James of Muncie, IN, Lucille Bennett and husband Wallace Aaron of Lynn, IN, Dollie Mae Dennis and husband James Cleston of Connersville, IN and Darlene Killion and husband Lloyd of Centerville, IN.
In addition to his parents, Carl was also preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Brockman, and by two siblings, Clarence Edward Brockman and Joyce Alene Johnson.
Funeral service 1:00PM Monday at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Wayne Carpenter and Bro. George Mullins officiating. Burial followed in the Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation 10:00 A.M. Monday May 30, 2016 at the Funeral Home.
Harrison “Sonny” Vickers was born February 10, 1932 in Richmond, and departed this life Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at his residence, being 84 years of age. He was the son of the late Helen Vickers Hoblit. Sonny was of the Baptist faith.
Sonny is survived by a son, Barry Vickers and wife Anita of Lexington and by two sisters, Phyllis Hoblit and Patricia Edwards both of McKee. He was blessed with one granddaughter, Leah Newman and two great grandchildren, Jonas & Anovah Newman all of Henderson, KY.
In addition to his mother, Sonny was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles Neal Vickers and his grandparents, Neal & Millie Vickers.
Funeral service 2:00PM Friday, May 27, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Harold Hays officiating. Burial followed in the Roberts Cemetery. Visitation 12 Noon Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Jason Hoblit, Tyson McDonald, Matt Newman, Trenton Huff, Harry Slone & Mike Huff.
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