OBITUARIES MAR. 11-18, 2018

Larry Eugene Lamb

Larry Eugene Lamb

Larry Eugene Lamb, age 69, passed away Sunday March 11, 2018 at his residence. He was born August 1, 1948 in Franklin, Ohio to the late James Everett and Ida Mae Huff Lamb.

Larry was of the Holiness Faith.

Larry is survived by his brothers, Calvin Douglas Lamb and his wife Jenny, Paul David Lamb and his wife Melinda, Leroy Lamb and his wife Mary, Isom Lamb and his wife Martha, his sisters, Brenda Kay Miles and her husband James, and Barbara Ellen Lamb.

Other than his parents Larry was preceded by three brothers David Lloyd lamb, Jimmy Lamb, and Ernie Lamb.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Saturday March 17, 2018 at Crestview Holy Sanctuary with Bro. Harold Eads officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallaceton Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9pm Friday March 16, 2018 at the church. Davis & Powell Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be James Lamb, Jacob Barrett, Hunter Barrett, Russell Barrett, Mike Barrett, Leroy Lamb, Josh Lamb, and Mikey Hafley.

Miriam Rozeman

Miriam Ennis Rozeman, 90, passed away on March 14 at the Taylor Manor nursing home in Versailles, Kentucky. She was born In Salisbury, North Carolina.

She was married for 60 years to Emanuel Rozeman, her devoted husband. Miriam is survived by her three children, Michael Rozeman (Tracey), Melanie Murphy (Kevin), and Judith Weckman. She has five grandchildren (Joseph and Sara Rozeman, Michael Griffith, Colin and Thomas Weckman) and one great grandchild (Abigail Boles).

Miriam was a life-long learner whose loves were reading, writing, gardening, painting, community theater, and service to her community. Her career life spanned over 40 years including working for a college, law firm, investment company, and church.

All are welcome to attend a memorial celebration service at Davis and Powell Funeral Home in Berea, Kentucky on Saturday, March 24 at 1 pm.

Donations to the Madison County Human Society would be appreciated. Miriam loved animals, especially dogs.

Kinsley Grace Whitton

Kinsley Grace Whitton

Kinsley Grace Whitton infant daughter to Courtney Whitton and Brandon Dawson passed away Sunday March 11, 2018 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Kinsley is survived by her parents, her maternal grandparents Chad Whitton and Theresa Whitton, paternal grandparents Cal and Joyce Dawson, her uncles; Jarred Whitton, Clay Whitton, and James Dawson, and her aunt Taylor Dawson.

Funeral services will be Friday March 16, 2018 at 3 pm at Lakes Funeral Home Berea. Visitation will be from 2 – 3 pm at the Home. Burial will be in the Madison County Memorial Gardens.

Roy Duncan

Roy Eugene Duncan

Roy Eugene Duncan, 73, of Berea died at his residence Tuesday, March 13, 2018 after struggling with complications from a major stroke seven years ago. He was a Middlesboro native (Bell County) born May 2, 1944, son of the late McKinley and Millie Rains Duncan and had been a resident of Berea for the past eight years.

Roy had been a coal miner and later a roofer before retirement. He liked game roosters, fishing, playing the guitar, Ginseng hunting, and was a great car mechanic. Roy was known by his family and friends as a very shy quiet person.

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Patricia Isaacs Duncan; 2 children, Shane Eugene Duncan, Debbie Ann Duncan; 2 siblings, Norman Duncan (Mae), Phyllis Bussell; 4 grandchildren, Matykka, Johnathon, Isiah, Kiara; 3 great grandchildren, Grayson, Kaden, Ella. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 1 sister, Sally Fannin.

Service 11:00 am, Friday, March 16, 2018 at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service entrusted with arrangements.

Ila Katherine Wylie

Ila Katherine Wylie

Ila Katherine (Katty) Wylie, 91, of Richmond, Kentucky, died peacefully on Thursday March 15, 2018, one day before her 92nd birthday, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Born at Roundhill in Madison County, Kentucky on March 16, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Jasper N. Wylie and Angie L. Howard Wylie.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley L. Wylie Sr. and a sister, Scottie Marie Wylie Tussey.

Katty was a graduate of Model Laboratory School, and had worked at the Bluegrass Army Depot for 16 years. She was a longtime faithful member of Kirksville Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

She was a Kentucky Colonel, a Louisiana Colonel, a member of the Madison County Country Club where she was the women’s club champion over 20 times, and of the Arlington Country Club, where she was the women’s club champion for six years. She was the winner of the Central Kentucky Women’s Golf Championship three times, and winner of the Kentucky State Women’s Golf Championship in 1956, following her reign as runner-up in 1955. Katty won the Kentucky State Women’s Senior Golf Championship in 1981 and 1994, and served proudly on the Gibson Bay Golf Committee. In addition, she was an avid horse rider in her younger years, belonging to the Madison Saddle Club, and a lifelong animal lover.

She loved to travel, having visited all 50 states and numerous foreign countries. She was also the first woman pilot to solo in Madison County. She loved the Lord, her family, her many friends, and her beloved dogs.

She is survived by a niece, Sue C. Tussey; three nephews, Robert C. Tussey, Jr.(Lyne), Ronald S. Tussey Sr. (Margie), Stanley L. Wylie, Jr.(Verda); four great nieces, Susan C. Tussey, Angela Tussey Stephan (Clifford), Jillian Wylie Krift (Larry), Jennifer Wylie McNay (Gary); three great nephews, Robert C. Tussey III, Ronald Scott Tussey, Jr. (Beth), Stanley L. Wylie III (Sarah), and several great-great nieces and nephews. And last, but certainly not least, her beloved dachshund, Cindy.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 19, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home in Richmond with Rev. John Paulette officiating, followed by burial at the Richmond Cemetery.

The pallbearers will be Robert C. Tussey, Jr., Ronald S. Tussey Sr., Robert C. Tussey III, Ronald Scott Tussey, Jr., Stanley L. Wylie, Jr. and Stanley L. Wylie III. Honorary pallbearers are Jan and Jimmy Barnes, Carolyn and Glenmore Jones, and John Sword.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kirksville Christian Church or to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Kentucky.

Leona Marie Gregory

Leona Marie Gregory

Leona Marie Whitaker Gregory, 92, of Richmond, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at The Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility of Berea. Born September 11, 1925, in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Freda (Stocker) Whitaker.

Mrs. Gregory was a retired Intelligence Officer with the Bluegrass Army Depot and was very proud to have worked for the United States government. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband and the love of her life, Earl Reece and second husband, Clella “Ted” Gregory, as well as two sisters, Mildred Short and Ora Nae Masters, and two brothers, Merle and Gene Whitaker.

Survivors include her nieces and nephews which include, locally, Bonnie Woiter, Larry Short, Duane Masters, Dwight Masters, Michelle Short, Michael Short, Marie Short and Angela Wren.

Funeral service for Mrs. Gregory will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, March 16, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Shannon Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 AM until service time on Friday.


Ray Kaylor

Ray Kaylor, 92, of Waco, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. Born in Madison County on December 16, 1925, he was the son of Herbert and Bessie Elizabeth (Webb) Kaylor, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was a retired farmer who enjoyed his many years of farming, as well as hunting and fishing. Mr. Kaylor was as member of Bybee United Methodist Church and was an Army veteran.

Survivors include his loving wife, Stella Mae (Riley) Kaylor of Waco; one brother, Lloyd Kaylor and three sisters, Dorothy Childers, Jessie Richardson, and Juanita Kaylor, all of Waco, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny and Parker Kaylor, and one sister, Sallie Evans.

Funeral service for Mr. Kaylor will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Aaron Batey officiating. Burial will follow in Flatwoods Cemetery in Waco. Visitation will be from 5 – 8 PM Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Jones, Rondall Renfro, Pete Cain, Jimmy Kaylor, Kenny Sewell and David Kaylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Spicer, Adrianne Morris, Barbara Tate, Kathy Jones and Anna Adkins.

Clementyne Scott

Dorothy Scott

Dorothy Clementeyne Hardy Scott, age 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, March 11th, 2018 at home in Richmond, Kentucky. “Clem” was the daughter of Dell and J. Clement Hardy of Waycross, Georgia. She was born in Dunnellon, FL on February 19, 1931 but raised in Waycross.

Clem attended the Brenau Women’s College in Gainesville, GA and graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Christian Education. Passionate about education, Clem worked faithfully as the director of Children’s Christian Education in Georgia. She married Donald L. Scott in 1954, and the marriage produced two daughters, Lucinda Lee (Cindy) and Margaret Cardell (Marcy) Scott. The family lived in Lexington, Kentucky; Hartford, Connecticut; and Kinston, North Carolina. In 1967, the family moved to Richmond, Kentucky and Clem went on to attain a degree in Music Education from Eastern Kentucky University. She taught public education music in the Madison County school system for twenty-three years, including Kirksville Elementary, where she wrote a grant and received the first elementary school music writing computer program in Madison County. Clem was a member of First Christian Church and White Oak Pond Christian Church, both in Richmond, Kentucky, where she participated in the vocal and bell choir. Clem was an animal lover and enjoyed her kitty, Gracie. She loved all things music, including playing the piano and singing. She was a world traveler and a painter. Clem cherished time with her four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was an avid reader, crossword puzzle solver, and bridge player. Clem had many friends, and faithfully volunteered for Project Read, Open Concern, and Meals on Wheels. Her last years were spent at Morning Pointe Assisted Living where she enjoyed playing piano and doing activities with her friends. A woman of quick wit and extraordinary kindness, anyone who knew Clementeyne Scott was a better person because of her.

She is survived by her daughters, Cindy Case (Carleton), and Marcy Gagnon; her granddaughters, Nikki Adams (Scott), Victoria Case (Jon), Alexandra Robison (Chad), Caroline Case; her step-granddaughters, Brett Esders (Michael) and Erin Gagnon; and her great-grandchildren, Trenton and Tucker Adams, and Everett Robison.

The memorial will be held at White Oak Pond Christian Church, Richmond, Kentucky on Saturday, March 17th. The church will be open at 10 a.m., followed by services at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to White Oak Pond Christian Church or the Humane Society of Madison County.

William Travis Lunsford

William Travis Lunsford

Mr. William Travis Lunsford, 73, of Sadieville, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the UK Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. He was born on October 2, 1944 in Magoffin County Kentucky to Jewel May Lunsford and the late Rev. Robert Bruce Lunsford, Sr.

Mr. Lunsford was a retired General Foreman and Supervisor for Cravens & Cravens General Contracting, was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the Viney Fork Baptist Church for over 50 years.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by: his wife of 50 years, Shirley Lakes Lunsford; two daughters, Kelly Lunsford Smith and Heather Lunsford Rice; two brothers, Robert Bruce “Bob” Lunsford, Jr., (Lovely) and Rev. James Lunsford (Belinda); two sisters, Ava Lynn McClellan and Darly Alves Defreitas (Andy); four grandchildren, Sam Smith, Travis Smith (Amber), Zachary Smith and Skyler Rice; two great-grandchildren, Landon Smith and Wyatt Smith; as well as a host of other family and friends.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 PM Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, with Rev. Harry Hoover officiating. Burial will follow in the Viney Fork Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Sunday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Sam Smith, Travis Smith, Zachary Smith, Skyler Rice, Mark Rice, David Kirby and William Kirby. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Green and Ronnie Colbenson.

Jean R. Bowen

Jean R. Bowen

Mrs. Jean R. Phillips Bowen, 90, of Richmond, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Bowen, the daughter of the late Ollie R. Phillips and Alta Deckerd Phillips, was born in Hannibal, Missouri on August 16, 1927. On August 20, 1949, Mrs. Bowen united in marriage to Robert Eugene Bowen who preceded her in death on September 1, 2016 after 67 years of marriage.

She graduated from Hannibal High School in 1945 and later graduated from St. Luke’s Nursing School in St. Louis, Missouri. She moved to Louisville and worked as a Neo-Natal nurse at Children’s Hospital, hand carrying the babies to their new beds at Norton’s Children’s Hospital when the two merged. In 1982, Mrs. Bowen and her husband Robert moved to Richmond. She worked in the Nursing Skills lab and the Student Health Clinic at EKU until her retirement at 70 years old. After retirement, Jean shared her love of gardening and all things wild with her family and took an active role in supporting her grandchildren’s numerous activities. She loved South Carolina beaches, the Smokey Mountains and her Kentucky Wildcats basketball teams. She spent many years teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School at First United Methodist Church.

She was an avid supporter of Richmond Children’s Theatre, Madison Central Choral/ Musical Theatre program and Community Theatre. She designed and created hundreds of costumes over the years. She also enjoyed a number of other organizations including the Madison County Extension Office, Girls Scouts of America, Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, Arts in Kentucky and the Eastern Kentucky Theatre program.

Survivors include: their children: Christopher J. Bowen and wife Kim of Mooresville, NC, Lucinda “Cindy” Sutton of Louisville, David M. Bowen of Grand Rapids, MI and Sarah J. Evans of Richmond; six grandchildren: Mark Bowen of Raleigh, NC, Kelly R. Godfrey and husband Matt of Huntersville, NC, Emily M. Sutton of Keizer, OR, Zachery S. Evans, Samuel C. Evans and Lauren N. Sutton all of Richmond and special friends: Matthew Graves of Louisville, Gayle & Cathy Hatton, Debi & Bruce Pippin, Jean Bogie and Alice & Tommy Jones all of Richmond.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Bowen was preceded in death by a son: Mark S. Bowen and granddaughter: Kayla J. Bowen.

The family has chosen private services at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mrs. Jean R. Bowen may be made to: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Dr, Berea, KY 40403.

Ann Amyx

Mrs. Ann Amyx age 69, of Berea, KY passed away Thursday March 15, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was born on March 30, 1948 in Tampa, Florida the daughter of the late Pete and Maude Lamkin.

She was a homemaker, enjoyed U.K. Basketball, spending time with her grandsons, and singing and was a member of the Bible Baptist Church.

Survivors are: her husband of 49 years; Mr. Harold Amyx of Berea. One daughter; Beth Abney and Brandon of Berea. Three brothers; Cecil, Douglas, and Pat Lamkin all of Florida. Two sisters; Barbara Owens, and Denise Lamkin also of Florida. Three grandsons; Bryson (Emma), Blaine, and Brenton Abney, and two great grandchildren; Connor, and Silas also survive.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by: one brother; Pete Lamkin.

Memorial services for Mrs. Ann Amyx will be conducted at a later date, and Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Linda Jo Estes

Linda Jo Estes, age 58, of Eli Sparks Road in Irvine passed away Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Compassionate Care Center following a long illness. She was born April 17, 1959 in Pontiac, Michigan and was the daughter of the late Ely and JoAnn Scheisel Smith.

She was retired from the Irvine Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and attended the St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. She had lived in Estill County most of her life.

She is survived by Her husband Greenville Estes, 1 Daughter Sally Ann Stepp, 1 Son Andy Dewayne Estes, 1 Sister Cathey Sparks all of Estill Co. she also leaves behind 2 Grandchildren Matthew Stepp and LeAnn Stepp.

She was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Russell and George Smith and 1 half-sister, Roberta Hamilton.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 19, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Brian Kibler. Burial will be at the Campbell Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Sunday at the Funeral Home.

Ida Jane Williams

Ida Jane Williams, age 95, of Southern Hills Drive in Richmond passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at her home following a short illness. She was born May 12, 1922 in Jackson County and was the daughter of the late Henry and Emmaline Griffin Gilbert.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Hargett First Church of God. She had lived in Estill County most of her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Franklin Williams.

She is survived by 2 Daughters Ima Jean Marshall (Scotty), Violet Davenport (Freddie) both of Madison Co., 2 Sons Jimmy Lee Williams (Phyllis), Herman Douglas Williams (Jodi), 3 Step-Children: Mayfra Isaacs, Robert Samuel Williams, Wesley Franklin Williams (Phyllis) all of Estill Co. She also leaves behond 8 Grandchildren, 7 Step-Grandchildren, 3 Great-Great-Great Grandchildren along with Several Nieces and Nephews.

She was preceded in death by 1 sister, Georgia Williams and 6 brothers; Harvey, Richard, Jimmy, Jesse, Goldie and Arnold Gilbert.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 18, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Merle Travis. Burial will be at the Williams Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Lavenda Joan Canter

Lavenda Joan Canter, age 75, of Broadway in Irvine passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at her home following a long illness. She was born June 24, 1942 in Kokomo, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Jesse T. and Rose Ann Bailey Jamison.

She was a homemaker and member of the Friendship Baptist Church. She had lived in Estill County most of her life.

She is survived by Her husband of 61 years Samuel Lee Canter, Jr., 2 Daughters Vickie Canter Dunaway of Richmond, LaSonia Canter (Robert) Smith of London, 1 Son Samuel Glenn Canter of Lexington, 1 Sister Arlene Townsend of North Carolina, 1 Brother Gale Jamison of Ohio, 2 Grandchildren Dustin (Tiffany Richardson) Dunaway, Ashley Canter (Graham) Simpson.

She was preceded in death by 1 grandchild, Cody Canter, 3 sisters; Loretta Ramsey, Lucille Canter, Etta Estes and 2 brothers; Walter Moore and Jiggs Rogers.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 17, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Scott Rogers. Burial will be at the Cobb Hill Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Friday at the Funeral Home.

Leroy Cunnigan

Leroy Cunnigan

Leroy Cunnigan better known to some as Butch was born June 1, 1947 in London, KY and departed this life Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Richmond, KY, being 70 years of age. He was the son of the late Dewey & Nola (Stewart) Cunnigan.

Leroy is survived by his wife Lorena (Murphy) Cunnigan; by one daughter, Tammy Starcher and her husband John all of Sand Gap. He is also survived by a brother, Raymond Fredrick Cunnigan of Sand Gap and by two sisters, Rachel Reed of Chicago, Illinois and Hazel Ruth Cunnigan of Hamilton, OH. Leroy was blessed with two grandsons, Brandon Clemons and his wife Ann and Jonathon Starcher and by a great grandson, Richard Clemons all of Sand Gap.

In addition to his parents, Leroy was also preceded in death by a son, Wally Riley and by a brother, Tommy Cunnigan.

Funeral service 11:00 AM Friday, March 16, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Wayne Carpenter and Bro. Frank Peters officiating. Burial to follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery. Military services were conducted by the members of the late D.A.V. Jack Welch Chapter #165, Jim Bryant, Bobby Lakes, James G. Byrd, Leon Bales, Dallas Isaacs, Mike Montgomery, Danny Robinson, Shane Morris, Lewis Sparks, Jr. and Bob Scholten.

Pallbearers were John Starcher, Brandon Clemons, Garrett Murphy, Keith Bowles, Dewey Cunnigan and Denver Singleton.

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