OBITUARIES AUG. 26 – SEPT. 2, 2018

Robbie Todd

Robbie Todd

Larry Robert “Robbie” Todd, age 46, husband of Candace Vaughn Todd, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Robbie was born July 6, 1972 in Berea, Ky to Larry F. and Wanda Phelps Todd.

Robbie loved boating on Cumberland Lake, loved live music especially bluegrass, golf, UK basketball and working in his spare time. Robbie was Co-Owner of Todd’s Towing and KY Auto Parts. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Robbie was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Ora and Beulah Phelps, paternal grandmother, Lona Woodall and his mother-in-law, Faye Powell.

Other than his wife and parents he is survived by his children, Hadlee Grace and Hudson Robert Todd, his sister, Kellie Todd Beavers her husband and daughter, Billy and Brooklyn, Paternal grandparents, Johnny and Mary Lee Todd, his fathers-in-law, Gerald Powell and James Vaughn, Sister-in-law, Mandie Powell Gay her husband Justin and sons, Ethan, Drew, and Rylan and a nephew Cameron Vaughn. A host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, September 1st, 2018 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, with Rev. Kenny Davis and Rev. Gerald Powell officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 PM Friday at the church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be, Monty Brock, Jeff Sandusky, Mark Woodlee, David Todd, Eddie Brewer, Chan Taylor, Billy Todd, Ronnie Devere, Mark Howard, and Chris Lawson. Honorary Pallbearers will be, cousins, and Jack Marcum, Rusty Harris, Troy VanWinkle, Jared Carpenter, Tommy Payne, Eric Cruse, Billy Beavers, Roy Todd and Eddie Todd.

In lieu of flowers contributions suggested to Hospice Care Plus. 208 Kidd Dr. Berea, KY 40403.

John Leslie Bowlin

John Leslie Bowlin, age 77, husband of Viola Byrd Bowlin died Friday, August 31, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Ky. He was born one of 13 children September 24, 1940 in Berea, KY., to the late Hiram and Pearl Bowlin.

Mr. Bowlin was retired from Hicks Lumber in Richmond. He was of the Christian faith, enjoyed farming, horses and animals of all kinds.

Other than his wife he is survived by his three children; Rick (Vickie) Bowlin of Berea, KY., John (Michelle) Bowlin, Jr., of Irvine, KY., and Sandra (Anthony) Martin of Richmond, KY. Four grandchildren, Dallas Austin Bowlin, and Gabby Bowlin both of Irvine, KY., Heather Rae Bowlin, of Berea, KY., and Niel Martin of Richmond.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Pastor Sally Tussey Malloy officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the service.

Martha Calie

Martha Calie

Martha Edens Calie was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan on July 28, 1988 and died on August 27, 2018. She and her family have enormous gratitude for the medical knowledge, services, advocacy, and kind care that allowed her to progress into adulthood and to live life to its fullest. Her medical team enabled Martha to embrace life and be a horse lover, a baker, music lover, volunteer, and crafter. While Martha always had medical challenges, her life was about much more than being a patient.

Martha attended Union School of the Saline Michigan Public School System until moving to Berea, KY in 1992. Martha attended Berea Community School and Model Laboratory School, in Richmond KY, where she was a member of the class of 2007. She was a member of Girl Scout Troop 1265 and greatly enjoyed the camaraderie. She discovered a passion for animals in years of horseback riding at Central Kentucky Riding for Hope where she identified herself as an equestrian. The volunteers and staff that worked with her and Chico, the 2017 Horse of the Year as named by the American Hippotherapy Association, led Martha to physical achievements and development of a sense of personal responsibility. Martha embraced functional work tasks. Her efforts in making dog treats led to the development of her microbusiness, Shoot for the Moon Animal Treats. She took great pleasure in using assistive technology to bake animal treats and in dogs and their humans associating her with their favorite canine treats. Another of her accomplishments was at the human level. Community Living Support workers have had a valuable role in Martha’s recreation, work and happiness and the quality of their huge efforts is greatly appreciated. In one case, Martha introduced a beloved assistant and friend to the gentleman who eventually became her assistant’s husband. In spit e of her challenges, Martha was a person of impact.

Martha is survived by her parents, Patrick and Mary Reeves Calie of Berea, uncles W. Roderic Edens of Greensboro, NC, Michael Calie (Mary) of Sebastian, FL and Timothy Calie of New York, and numerous cousins.

Martha was a member of St. Clare Catholic Church in Berea where she received the sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation.

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday Aug. 30, 2018 at St. Clare Catholic Church with burial to follow in Berea Cemetery, with Father Gary Simpson officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 am Thursday until time of Mass. Davis & Powell Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, P.O. Box 13155 Lexington, Ky. 40583.


Harold Taylor

Harold Taylor age 84, husband of Ruth Herron Taylor, died Thursday August 30, 2018 at his home. Harold was born in Ivy, North Carolina to the late Haskett Lee and Lillian Moffitt Taylor.

Harold graduated from Berea College in 1961 with a degree in Industrial Arts, he was an educator, contractor and craftsman, and he attended First Christian Church in Berea.

He was also preceded in death by his son Kim Jeffery Taylor.

Harold is survived by his wife of 64 years Ruth Herron Taylor, his children: Gary (Linda) Taylor, Robyn (Dennis) Ritchie, and Angela (Kyle) Sowers, 4 grandchildren Brent (Steffanie) Ritchie, Brandon (Anna) Ritchie, Kelly (Brandon) Staggs, Lyndsey Taylor, and great grandchild Aradia Ritchie, and his good buddy Hoppy the tree frog.

Funeral services will be Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018 at 2 pm at First Christian Church in Berea with Reverends Mark and Lisa Caldwell-Reiss. Burial will be in the Berea Cemetery with Military honors. Visitation will be Tuesday from 12 until 2 pm at the church. Lakes Funeral Home Berea is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to First Christian Church in Berea or Hospice Care Plus.

Teresa Curry

Teresa Threcie Koontz- Curry age 71 died Thursday Aug. 30, 2018 in Richmond, KY. Teresa was born in Jackson County at Drip Rock to the late Eli Rogers and Mary Ann Adkins Rodgers.

She was retired from EKU.

Teresa was preceded in death by her husband Louis F. Koontz and her second husband Virgil L. Curry.

Teresa is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Paul and Anne Koontz and her siblings: Estill Rogers, Elijah Rogers, Turley Rogers, Elmer Rogers, Paul Rogers, Carolyn Carrol and Jessie Lynn Rogers.

Funeral services will be Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018 at 10 am at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Chaplain Denise Mckinney officiating, Burial will be in the Harrison Cemetery at Drip Rock. Visitation will be Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018 from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

Silas Blanton

Silas Blanton

Silas “Denver” Blanton, age 81 of Berea, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. Denver was born in Harlan County to the late Silas and Roberta Collett Blanton.

He was a retired coal miner, had worked for Eads Fence Company and Oneida School system in Tennessee. He was an ordained minister and was active in the prison and jail ministry with Church on the Rock. He attended the Richmond House of Prayer, was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a member of the DAV and American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Clayton Blanton.

He is survived by his wife, Anita Blanton; two children, Silas David Blanton, Shelia Dawn Pinglton; two step children, Jacqlyn’ Rene Bontrager and Paul Christopher Vagis; four siblings, Jackie Marie Onkst, Marshall Blanton, Chad Blanton, and Paul Blanton; thirteen grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1pm Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Crestview Holy Sanctuary with Rev. Ron Oplinger, Rev. Owen Moody and Rev. Achee Eads officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens in Richmond. Visitation will be from 11am to 1pm at the church.

Pallbearers will be Adam Blanton, Stanley Blanton, Patrick Blanton, Paul Vagis, Kevin Blanton, Jerad Taylor, Joel Onkst, and Richard Onkst.

Donations may be made in Denver’s memory to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

Bob Northern

Bob Northern

Bob Northern age 77, husband of Dorothy Eversole Northern, died Monday Aug. 27, 2018 at his home with his wife and children by his side. Bob was born in Rockcastle County to the late Sherman and Opal Carrier Northern.

Bob had been the Pastor of the Bobtown Holiness Church for over 40 years, going to church was the enjoyment of his life. Bob was a retired Dresser Industries employee where he worked for 34 years. He also loved playing with his grandchildren, great grandchildren and all small children.

He was preceded in death by a brother Bluford Northern and two sisters Sudie Cain and Verdie Culton and a great grandchild Baby Sell.

Bob is survived by his wife of 57 years Dorothy Eversole Northern, a daughter Deborah (Kenny) Hylton, sons: Robert Stephen (Debbie) Northern, and Dwight (Lisa) Northern, his grandchildren: Brad Hylton, Jill Hylton, Danny Sell, Stephanie Wilson, Robin Northern, Chase Ponder and Andy Northern, great grandchildren: Christian Sell, Dawson Sell, Kaden Wiles, Trenton Denny, Taylor Ponder, Jaylyn Pitman, Kyra Fuson, Lexie Still, MayLee Vance, Heidi Hylton, and Kenten Hylton, and his siblings: Georgia VanWinkle, Ersie (Bobby) Owens, and Linda (Larry) Gray.

Funeral services will be Friday Aug. 31, 2018 at 1 pm at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. Charley Wilson and Bro. Ermon Turner officiating, burial will be in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday Aug. 30, 2018 from 5-9 pm at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Brad Hylton, Danny Sell, Chase Ponder, Andy Northern, Christian Sell, and Robert Eversole. Honorary pallbearers will be Trenton Denny and Dawson Sell.

Joseph Colby Horn

Joseph Colby Horn

Joseph Colby Horn, 45, of Richmond, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, after arrival at Baptist Health – Richmond. He was born July 23, 1973, in Richmond, Kentucky to Leo and Grace (King) Horn of Richmond.

Joe was a licensed plumber, an avid fisherman and hunter, and he attended the Richmond House of Prayer.

In addition to his parents, Leo and Grace, He is survived by one brother, Ron Horn (Angela) of Richmond; one sister, Teresa Dawes (Teddy) of Irvine; his former spouse, Julie Plyman; nephews and nieces, John Dawes, Jodi Dawes, Melanie Horn, Ryan Horn, and Dylan Horn; as well as numerous cousins.

Funeral service for Joe will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, September 5, 2018, with Bro. Owen Moody and Bro. Chris Davidson officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until service time at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be John Dawes, Ryan Horn, Dylan Horn, Tim Grant, Johnny G. King, Jr., and Dale King, Jr. Honorary bearers will be Conrad King, Randy Caldwell, Allen Grant Jr., Virgil Grant, Tyler King, Evan King, Aaron King, Neal Howard, and Chris King.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to “My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. ( P O Box 315, Mt. Vernon, KY 40456.

William Darrell Bicknell

William Darrell Bicknell, 74, of Waco, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born November 6, 1943, in Madison County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Fred and Bessie (Baker) Bicknell.

Darrell was a retired supervisor with Dresser Industries in Berea, a member of O. D. Henderson Lodge # 437, F&AM in Red Lick, and he was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Remona (Durham) Bicknell of Waco; one daughter, Sharonda Carver (Dennis) of Orlando, FL; two sisters, Wanda Mason (Harold) and Mamie Ruble; and several nieces and nephews, including two special nieces, Lacey Durham and Rebecca Durham Hampton.

There will be no visitation. A graveside service for Darrell will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday September 5th, 2018, at the Richmond Cemetery with Rev. Shelby Cates officiating.

Pallbearers will be Paul Bicknell, Shane Garrett, Michael Deaton, Ivan Ruble, Danny Durham, and Jason Bicknell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.

Louise Hale

Louise Hale, 80, wife of Don E. Hale, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center. Louise was born November 9, 1937, in Jackson County, FL, to the late Luther and Elam (Davis) Averette.

She was a legal secretary for the Allen, Duncan and Arnold Law firm in Lexington for 20 years. Following that she worked with Salem Moody and Paul Fagan for 15 years and finally 10 additional years with Sword, Floyd & Moody Law firm. She enjoyed gardening, working in the yard and loved her dogs, Twig and Mollie. Lousie attended Unity Baptist Church.

Other than her husband, Don, she is survived by one son, Don Hale Jr. (Rhonda) of Richmond, KY; one brother, Luther Averette Jr of Fountain, FL; three grandchildren, Patrick Hale, Kristin Hale and Laura Hale, as well as numerous nephews and nieces.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Averette and Jessie Clark.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Masterson, Dr. William Tudor, Paul Fagan, David Fernandez, Donald Roberts and Bennie Chaney.

Martha G. Avery

Martha G. (Callahan) Hopper Avery, 97, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the home of her son in Berea. Born August 17, 1921, at Island City, in Owsley County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Hiram and Dora (Collins) Callahan.

Mrs. Avery was also preceded in death by her husbands, Earl Hopper and Herman Avery. She was a homemaker, a former employee of Westinghouse and was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include her son, Ronald Hopper (Mary Sue) of Berea; one daughter, Sue Hopper of Richmond; one sister, Versie Elson; grandchildren, Rona Sue Hopper-Quiggins (Bill Montrose) and Christopher Hopper (Tammy); step-granddaughter, Georgina Bernell; great-grandson, James Cass Quiggins; two step-great-grandchildren and two step-great-great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Also preceding her in death was one grandson, Gregory Hopper, five sisters and five brothers.

Funeral service for Mrs. Avery will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, August 31, 2018 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Jeff Jackson officiating. Private burial will be at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 AM until 1 PM on Friday at the funeral home.

Randall Owen Rosbrook

Randall Owen Rosbrook

Randall Owen “Randy” Rosbrook, 56, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at his home. He was born July 25, 1962, at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, in Chippewa County to La Monte William and Faith Carole (Pierce) Rosbrook.

Randy, who was Past President of the Madison County Beekeepers and an ordained minister of the Gospel, was an electrician with Whalen Electric in Lexington. Randy was a member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, La Monte and Faith, he is survived by one daughter, Hannah Michelle Rosbrook of Nashville, TN; one son, Jonathan Albert Rosbrook of South Shore, KY; two brothers, Michael Scott Rosbrook of Melbourne, FL and Jerry Alan Rosbrook of Manchester, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Randy will be conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, on Jacks Creek Road, Richmond, with Pastor Cliff Christman officiating. Burial will follow at the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 AM until service time on Saturday at the church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Isabelle Roberts

Isabelle Roberts

Mrs. Isabelle Cox Roberts, 87, of Waco, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Roberts, the daughter of the late Rubin Cox and Ila Mae Durbin Cox, was born in Estill County on June 5, 1931.

She worked for Cowdens’s as a seamstress. She enjoyed singing and being with her family.

Survivors include: her brother: Johnny Cox and wife Lois; six sisters: Alverta White, Jewell Jones and Lewis, Brenda Cadman and husband Dick, Linda Bloss (Ronnie Colbenson), Etta Carpenter and Stella Crowe; nieces, nephews and a special cousin: Ona Lee Meeks.

Mrs. Roberts was also preceded in death by her brothers: Paul Cox, James Cox and Perry Cox and her sister, Mable Lewis.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Monday, September 3, 2018 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will be private. Visitation will be after 12:00 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Dr., Berea KY 40403.

Sara Morgan

Sara Louise Morgan

Sara Louise Williams Morgan, 86, of Richmond, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center. She was born on November 14, 1931 in Madison County to the late David J. Williams Jr. and Sara Shawhan Williams.

Sara was proud of her Welsh Heritage, and enjoyed spending time outside and with her family and friends. She attended Cornell University where she studied agriculture. She also was a Thoroughbred horse breeder and a member of the Licking River Fox Hounds Club as well as a 20 year member of the Akita Club of America. She was a lifelong member of the Richmond First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include: her daughter, Lynn Morgan; her cousins, Mary Ann Scott (Dr. Stuart), and Earl Pfanstiel; as well as a host of other extended family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, David J. Williams III.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 12:00 PM Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Chaplin Denise McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 AM Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Kim Cain, Walt Ecton, Lisa Ferguson, Misty Gilvin, Earl Pfanstiel, Marc Ray, Melissa Shanks, and Thomas J. Smith. Honorary Pallbearers: Betty Erter, Mary Hazzard, Robin Marks, Judy Rice, Lois Smith, Gary Sparks and Lisa Vincent.

In memory of Sara, donations are suggested to the Akita Club of American Rescue Fund, PO Box 38284, Albany, NY, 12203.

Mary Louise Zielinski

Mrs. Mary Louise Knutson Zielinski, 70, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at her home. She was born in San Francisco California on September 5, 1947 to the late Robert and Louise Urrera Knutson.

Mrs. Zielinski loved to draw and was a very talented artist. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially their occasional movie outings.

Survivors include: her son, Edward Zielinski (Lisa); one brother, Rick Knutson (Debbie); two grandchildren, Audrey and Mara Zielinski; as well as numerous other extended family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Edward Michael Zielinski (d. 2015); her daughter, Kelzi Zielinski; and one brother, John Knutson.

Private Services were conducted with the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond.

Donald Ed Allen

Donald Ed Allen

Mr. Donald Ed Allen, age 75, husband of Carlene Allen and of Brodhead, Kentucky passed away on Friday, August 31st, 2018, at Home with his family by his side. Donald was born on May 6th, 1943, in Berea, KY., a son of the late Ed Allen, and the late Geneva Proctor Allen.

He was of the Pentecostal faith. He had previously been an assistant manager of the Bonded Gas Station. Donald found great joy in working in his yard and his dogs.

Those left to celebrate his life are: his wife: Carlene Allen of Brodhead, KY; his children; Donna Yocum of Lancaster, KY, Lori Allen of Nicholasville, KY, Matthew Robbins of Brodhead, KY; his grandchildren: Ashley Wiser, Heather Yocum, Dan Yocum, Brooklyn Yocum, Amber Allen, Alexis Allen and Sabastian Lewis; his great grandchildren: Haley Wiser, Hayden Wiser, Emma Yocum, Chesney Daugherty and Rylyn Lamb; his brother: Timmy Allen of Berea, KY; friends and neighbors.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother: Tommy Allen and sister: Edna Fern Chasteen.

Sylvia Ann Goff

Sylvia Ann Goff

Sylvia Ann (Barnett) Goff, 71 of Eubank, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at home with family. She was born May 6th, 1947 in Berea, to Dorothy and Ray Barnett of Brodhead. She left this world suddenly and too soon after a short battle with cancer.

She grew up on the farm with her sisters Joyce and Leda. She had many wonderful memories from her childhood with her Halcomb family and friends that lived up and down Brindle Ridge. Her Barnett aunts and uncles were an important influence on her life. Sylvia married Michael New on October 8, 1966, and they had one son, Marty New of Eubank. They lived in Cherry Point, North Carolina while Mike was in the Marine Corps. They ran a country store at Bandy, in northern Pulaski County for some time and she was a beautician. She worked at American Greetings in Danville and later was a telephone operator for GTE in Somerset. She retired from Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation in Brodhead, in 2013. On September 6, 1979, she married her second husband, Jackie Goff of Willailla. She often times helped him with construction business, even getting into the trenches, literally. She loved taking rides to nowhere in particular and Elvis Presley. She enjoyed raising livestock and her many pets over the years, yard work, raising flowers, and cooking.

Sylvia is survived by: her son Marty New; her sisters: Joyce Thomas (Ronnie) and Leda Taylor (Eddie); her nephews: David Taylor (Beth) and Matthew Taylor (Jessica), a niece Lori Short (Rodney); and two great nephews and two great nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents Dorothy Ellen (Halcomb) Barnett and Dallas Ray Barnett, and her husband, Jackson Dewayne Goff.

Services for Sylvia will begin with visitation Friday August 31st, 2018 from 7-9pm. Funeral will be Saturday, September 1st, 2018, at 1pm with Bro. Ron Roberts, both held at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Burial will follow in the New Family Cemetery.

Casket Bearers will be Matthew Taylor, Eddie Taylor, Gary Burdette, Rodney Short, and Ronnie Thomas.

Donations in Sylvia’s honor can be made to Pulaski County Humane Society.

Larry Dale Lainhart

Larry Dale Lainhart, age 66, of Walnut Grove Circle in Richmond passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was born July 28, 1952 in Estill County and was the son of the late Roscoe and Mary Katherine Winkler Lainhart.

He was a retired conductor with the L&N Railroad and a member of the Wisemantown Methodist Church. He had lived in Estill County all his life.

He is survived by His son Michael G. (Lacey) Lainhart of Irvine, 1 Sister Betty Gail (Jim) David of Richmond, 1 Brother Randall Lainhart of Irvine, 3 Grandchildren Maci Leann, Riley Katherine and Chloe Faith Lainhart.

There will be a celebration of life service held Saturday, September 8, 2 PM, at the Wisemantown Methodist Church and all his friends are welcome. There will be private graveside services at the West Irvine Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Wisemantown Methodist Church.

Jimmy Lee Conrad

Jimmy Lee Conrad, age 69, of Peyton Avenue in Irvine passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a short illness. He was born January 14, 1949 in Estill County and was the son of the late David and Polly Fields Conrad.

He was a carpenter and a member of the Irvine First Church of God. He had lived in Estill County most of his life.

He is survived by His wife Alberta Knight Conrad, 4 Sons Craig Conrad of Powell Co., Kevin Conrad of Estill Co., Keith Conrad of Madison Co., Chris Conrad of Estill Co., 3 Step-Children Jeanna Grigsby of Powell Co., Eugene Patton of Powell Co., David Knight of Clark Co., 5 Sisters: Ona Tobias of Indiana, Marie Engle of Ohio, Maxine Freeman of Madison Co., Virgie Stamp of Ohio, Rosalee Spicer of Ohio, 5 Brothers Lonnie Conrad of Madison Co., Herman Conrad, Ronnie Conrad, Mike Conrad all of Estill Co., Glen Conrad of Madison Co., 17 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 1 sister, Della May Wetzel and 1 brother, Russell Conrad.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 31, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Thursday at the Toler Funeral Home.

Mary L. Brinegar

Mary L. “Cookie” Brinegar, age 65, of Morgan Street in Berea passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at her home following a long illness. She was born November 27, 1952 in Richmond and was the daughter of the late Wiley and Roxie Burdine Burns.

She was a former B&B Deli employee and a member of the New Vision Pentecostal Church. She had lived in Estill County most of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Foister “Duke” Brinegar.

She is survived by 2 Daughters Tabitha (Steve) Parke, Crystal (John) Luster both of Estill Co., 1 Son Duke Anthony Brinegar of Estill Co., 2 Sisters Loraine Bicknell and Linda Hoover both of Madison Co., 4 Brothers Wiley Burns, J.B. Burns, Millard Burns, David Burns all of Madison Co., 5 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 1 sister, Marie Parker, 2 brothers; Charles and Jay Hendricks and 1 grandchild.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 30, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Jeff Jackson. Friends may call after 11 AM Thursday at the Funeral Home.

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