OBITUARIES FEB. 3-10, 2019

Clarence Ramey Jr

Clarence Ramey Jr.

Clarence “Jimmy” Ramey Jr., husband of 46 years, to the late Gladys Brock Ramey, passed away Thursday February 7, 2019 at his residence in Berea, Ky. Mr. Ramey was born November 6, 1924 in Salyersville, Ky., to the late Clarence Ramey Sr. and Ella Missouri Tackett Ramey.

He was a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather, and always willing to help others. Mr. Ramey was a WWII Veteran, member of the 172nd Combat Engineers where he served in four major campaigns in Europe, landing on Omaha Beech the day after D-Day, Northern France, Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland and Central Europe. He built the first Bailey Bridge over the Rhine River that Gen. Patton walked out on, and a 60 plus year member of the Local Union #452. Mr. Ramey was of the Holiness Faith.

Other than his wife and parents Mr. Ramey was preceded in death by, a brother Homer Ramey and a grandchild Andrew Ramey.

He is survived by his children, Linda Ramey Wright and her husband Rick, of Paintsville, Ky., Judy Ramey Campbell and her husband Steve, of Berea, Ky., Danny Ramey of Berea, Ky., Pamela Ramey Rose and her husband Clifton, of Berea, Ky., David Ramey and his wife Lisa, of Berea, Ky., grandchildren, Paul David Ellis, Wesley Ellis, Chris Campbell, Josh Campbell, Devon Campbell, Cody Campbell, Dan Ramey, Joe Ramey, Amber Creech, April Elkins, Erik Rose, Rachel Ramey, Rebecca Ramey, Mckenzie Ramey, Marissa Ramey, great grandchildren, Shelby Frederick, Logan Salyers, Cooper Campbell, Elysha Campbell, Trystin Campbell, Lee Ramey, Cameron Ramey, Tyler Ramey, Lacey Buttry, Jeremiah Creech, Damien Elkins, Dahvi Elkins, Glen Ellis, Seth Ellis, Victoria Ellis, Gabe Ellis, great – great grandchild Beckam Ellis, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral services will be 2:00PM Tuesday February 12, 2019 at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Artie Alexander and Rev. Rufus Slusher officiating. Entombment with Full Military Honors will follow in the Berea Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be 5-9PM Monday February 11, 2019 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be the Grandchildren. Honorary Pallbearers will be Steve Campbell and Clifton Rose.

Special Thank-You to Hospice Care Plus & The Compassionate Care Center.

Aubrey Doyle Wilson

Aubrey Doyle Wilson

Aubrey Doyle “Tony” Wilson, age 71, of Berea passed away February 3, 2019 at U.K. Medical Center. Tony was born in Oneida, Kentucky to the late Doyle Andrew Jackson and Mabel Wells Wilson.

Tony retired from Square-D after 33 years as a welder, enjoyed being an all-around outdoorsman with a special fondness to Bluegill fishing and hunting. He loved to eat out with folks and was ready to trade a pocket knife, fishing gear or anything else with any of his buddies that were around, and was known as “Bear” on the CB radio waves through the years. Tony was an avid fan of U.K. Basketball and celebrating life with those he loved. He was above all else faithful to attending the house of the Lord and cherished fellowshipping with his family in Christ at both Crestview Holy Sanctuary, and The Great Commission Church.

Tony is survived by his life partner and best friend, Patricia Wilson, his daughter, Tonya Nicole (Josh) Crowe, sister, Delores Emily (Brad) Morton, a grandson Jaxson Anthony Crowe and nephew, Brian Elam.

Funeral Services will be held at Lakes Funeral Home Berea on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10 AM, with Ronnie Oplinger, Achee Eads, and Marty Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Garden. Visitation will be from 6-9 PM, Thursday at the funeral home.

Gary Isaacs

Gary Isaacs

Gary Isaacs age 65, husband of Debbie Isaacs, passed away Sunday Feb. 3, 2019 at Baptist Health in Richmond, KY. Gary was born in Berea to the late Odus and Zelma Rose Isaacs, he is retired from Motorwheel where he worked for 27 years, and he and Debbie are members of the Great Commission Church here in Berea.

Gary is survived by his wife Debbie Moore Isaacs, his children: Brad (Dana) Isaacs and Beth (Jonathan) Reed, his grandchildren: Isaac Reed, and Iris Reed, his sisters: Karen Lainhart, and Lisa Turner, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters: Donna Jean Grow, Gail Burnell, and infant Lynn Isaacs.

Funeral Services will be Thursday Feb. 7, 2019 at 2 pm at Lakes Funeral Home Berea, with Bro. Achee Eads officiating. Burial will be in the Murphy Cemetery at Chestnut Flat in Jackson County. Visitation will be Wednesday evening 6-9 pm at the Funeral Home.

Lillie Mae Brown

Lillie Mae Brown

Lillie Mae Brown, 93, of Berea died Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Berea Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Born on Valentine’s Day, 1925 in Ages, KY she is the daughter of the late Jerry and Sadie Creekmore Wright. Serving as a Secretary for the Russell County Farm Bureau in Lebanon Virginia, she loved her work. On April 23, 1943 she married Herbert Brown, Sr. and he died in 1979.

Coming from Middlesboro, KY she attended the Covenant United Methodist Church and was an active Sunday School participant. Lillie wrote articles for the United Mine Workers (UMA) and her father was one of the founding members of the UMA during the very violent, tumultuous time of the struggles of the coal miners and their families.

Lillie Mae is survived by two children; Herbert Brown, Jr. (Shirley) and Opal Bell (Dave), two grandchildren; Tamara Wilson, Dr. Andrew Brown; and four grandchildren.

Private Graveside services will be Monday, February 11, 2019 at Resthaven Cemetery, 3000 State Hwy. 840, Baxter, KY 40806. A memorial service, open to family and friends will take place at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Covenant United Methodist Church, Pastor Chuck Shroll officiating. The Church is located at 602 Dorchester Avenue, Middlesboro, KY 40965. Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service entrusted with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Hospitals in Lillie Mae’s name.

Carolyn Sparks

Carolyn Sparks

Carolyn Sparks, 76 of Mc Kee, died suddenly Sunday February 3rd, 2019 at her home. A Berea native, Berea High School graduate who attended EKU and worked in food service for Berea College for many years, Carolyn is a daughter of the late Colin and Lucille Neeley Sparks.

Carolyn is survived by three siblings; Verona Cox (Monte), Judy Cummins and Kevin Sparks (Tammy); her niece Rhonda Ricker; nephews, Perry Cox, George Cox, Stacey Cummins, Ashley Cummins, and Nick Sparks.

Carolyn attended Silver Creek Baptist at a young age. Although she was a very private person, there was no doubt Carolyn was a very loving sister. She loved to express her affection for her family and friends by cooking their favorite dishes and delicious deserts. In regards to the love she showed for her family, her research into the family ancestry was of utmost importance to Carolyn. In addition to her passion for genealogical history, Carolyn loved craftwork. Her warm and beautiful afghans expressed her seamstress skills well. Carolyn was a very generous woman to the people in her life. Our family will rest well in knowing there was no better friend than Carolyn Sparks, and, there was no better sister than her.

Graveside funeral service 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 7, 2019 with gathering / visitation from 1:30 PM until the time of service. Pastor Kenny Davis to officiate and deliver the message. Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service entrusted with care and services for the family.

Linda Sue McCoy

Linda Sue McCoy

Linda Sue Howell McCoy, 72, passed away on February 8, 2019. She was born on October 9, 1946, to the late Johnie Howell and Mary Moore Howell Mosley in Floyd County, KY. After her father’s death, the late Kinnell Mosley became her stepfather.

Linda Sue is survived by her husband of 53 years, Gary Wendell McCoy, and two sons: Gary Wayne (Tracy Powell-McCoy) and Johnathan Lee (Tara) McCoy. Her four grandchildren: Gary Addison (Brittany Campbell-his fiance) McCoy, Sailor Olivia McCoy, Dax Ryder McCoy, and Poet Grace McCoy, were of unspeakable joy to her. She loved spending time with them, and they with her. She also loved spending time with her numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Each of them can tell of wonderful times with Aunt Sue!!

Linda Sue has five surviving sisters: Dottie (Carmel) Howell Newman, Anna Rose (Bill) Howell Jenkins, Carol (Charles-deceased) Howell McGlothen, Beverly Faye (Charles Jeff) Hall, and Kimberly Gay (Kenny) Howell Little. One sister, Brenda Kay Howell, preceded her in death.

Linda Sue is also survived by the following step-siblings: Freddie (Colleen) Mosley, Dennis (Cherie) Mosley, Gary (Beverly-deceased) Mosley, and Kathy (Jerry) Mosley Ryan. Two aunts also survive: Loretta (James-deceased) Moore Hall and Brenda (Johnny) Moore Newman.

Linda Sue was a graduate of McDowell High School and Spencerian College. She worked as a secretary for CAP, Floyd County 4-H, and a doctor’s office throughout her career. Upon moving to Richmond, KY, in the late 1980’s, she helped her husband operate several small businesses: a laundromat, barber shop, and tanning salon.

She was a person of strong Christian faith and attended several churches. Her Christian faith was evidenced by her constant outpouring of love, compassion, and kindness to everyone. One of her greatest enjoyments was preparing and serving meals to family and friends.

Services for Linda Sue will be as follows: visitation at Oldham, Roberts, and Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, KY, from 2-5pm Sunday, February 10, with a short service at 4:45pm. A second visitation will be held at Hall Funeral Home in Martin, KY, from 5-10pm on Monday, February 11. Funeral services will be held at Hall Funeral Home at 11am Tuesday, February 12 with burial to follow at Newman Cemetery in Hi Hat, KY. Roger Johnson of Wheelwright Freewill Baptist will officiate.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Billa Coy

Billa Francis Jarrell Coy, 88 of Richmond, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. She was born April 17, 1930, in Floyd County, Kentucky, to Paul Francis and Rebecca Beryl Turner Jarrell, both of whom preceded her in death.

Billa was a sales representative for and owner of C K Associates, and a member of the First Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) of Richmond. She enjoyed golfing and was an avid bridge player.

Billa was the wife of Ray Austin Coy of Richmond. Other survivors include one daughter Paula Catherine Taylor of West Palm Beach, Florida and one son, Jarrell “Jerry” Ray Coy of Lexington, Kentucky; grandchildren, William Brandon Taylor, Whitney Nicole Taylor, and Jared Ray Coy, as well as one great-granddaughter, Rayna Lindsay Coy.

Memorial service for Billa will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Mark Condrey and Glenn Birkett officiating. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 PM on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested the Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

George Ebert Campbell Sr.

George Ebert Campbell Sr.

Dr. George Ebert Campbell, Sr., 77, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Kenwood Health & Rehab of Richmond. Born May 6, 1941, at State College, Pennsylvania, to William Andrew Campbell Sr. and Eleanor Ebert Campbell, both of whom preceded him in death.

Dr. Campbell was a retired Professor of History and Social Science at Eastern Kentucky University from 1972 until 2000 and served as Director of International Education. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Richmond, where he served as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He enjoyed woodworking and he studied Mandarin Chinese as a hobby.

Survivors include his loving wife, Martha Christine Collier Campbell of Richmond; three sons, George Ebert Campbell Jr. (Rocky), Andrew Kelly Campbell (Lori), and Christopher Collier Campbell (Tammy); one sister, Kay Spencer; four grandchildren, Lacy Mynheer, Tess Godsey, Madison Huffman, and Taylor Brown; 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William A. Campbell, Jr.

Visitation will be Saturday, February 9 from 2:00 – 4:00 at Oldham, Roberts and Powell in Richmond, KY. This will be immediately followed by a memorial service with Dr. Curtis Christian officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Madison County Humane Society “Animal League for Life”.

Travis Hunter Cox

Travis Hunter Cox

Travis Hunter Cox, 27, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Baptist Health-Richmond. He was born on July 31, 1991 in Louisville, and was the son of James A. Cox and Lisa Phillips Cox.

Travis worked at Family Health Care Practice as an Administrative Clerk and was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church. He loved to watch University of Kentucky basketball and football, following NFL football, and watching his brothers play sports.

Survivors include: one son, Colton Anthony Cox and his son’s mother, Brittney Foreman, of Richmond; his mother, Lisa Phillips Cox of Richmond; his father, James A. Cox and his wife, Kim, of Richmond; two brothers, Jesse Cox and Jeremy Cox, both of Richmond; three sisters, Rachel Cox of Louisville, and Whitley McIntosh and Madison McIntosh, both of Richmond.

A funeral mass will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 8, 2019 at St. Mark Catholic Church with Fr. Tom Farrell officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Josh Reginek, James Rhodus, Zac Coldiron, Chad Broaddus, Caleb Hardy, and Brandley Tevis.

Marjorie Riley

Marjorie Riley

Marjorie Carolyne Stewart Riley, 72, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Marjorie was born on December 8, 1946 in Richmond, and was the daughter of Charlie and Ethel Kennedy Hocker, both of whom preceded her in death.

She retired from Eastern Kentucky University as an administrative assistant. She enjoyed going to church, Real Life Community Church, as well as traveling, reading, and being with her family.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Fred Riley; one brother, Harry Hill; and one sister, Marise Hill.

Survivors include: her daughter, Lisa Stewart, of Richmond; one son, Jeff Amos (Eliza), of Chicago; nine grandchildren, Jonathan Amos, Samantha Shepherd, Maryssa Stewart (Daniel) Miller, McKenze Stewart, Donovan Amos, Izabella Amos, Olivia Amos, Everleigh Shepherd, and Quinn Shepherd; one niece, Adrienne Hill Todd (Paul); and one nephew, Kene Hill (Melissa).

Funeral services for Marjorie will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Pastor Chris May officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

Wiley D. Smith

Wiley D. Smith

Wiley D. “Neff” Smith, 54, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Center. Wiley was born on March 10, 1964 in Richmond, and was the son of Harold J. and Adra “Edna” Mae Gross Smith, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator for the Madison County Road Department, and was of the Pentecostal faith. He loved riding Harley- Davidson motorcycles. He was an awesome husband, and a wonderful daddy, papaw, and brother.

Survivors include: his wife, Rosie Cutlip Smith; two daughters, Teresa G. Stacy (Steve), of San Antonio, Texas, and Adra Rose Hiatt, of Jackson Co., Kentucky; three grandchildren, Abagail Hiatt, Ava Stacy, and Addysen Medlock; one sister, Ruby Young (Tony), of Paint Lick, Kentucky; three nephews, Matthew Brandenburg, Christopher Young, and Eric Young; one special aunt, Mimi Farthing; and numerous other aunts and uncles.

Funeral Services for Wiley Smith will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Northern and Bro. David King officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Danny Hammonds, Randy Ellington, Rick Flynn, Donny Williams, Blake Goolman, and Justin Stacy. Honorary bearers will be Steve Stacy, Carlos Kelly, Paul “Sandy” Farthing, Wade “Pap” Hewitt, Mel Goolman, Chad Goolman, Stewart Goolman, Christopher Young, and Matthew Brandenburg.

Harold Grant Smith

Harold Grant Smith

Mr. Harold Grant Smith, 70, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Baptist Health – Lexington. Mr. Smith, the son of the late Pascal Smith and Anna Young Smith, was born in Whitley County on April 19, 1948.

He was an auto body repairman and loved to fish. He loved people and never met a stranger and was of the Christian faith. On November 19, 1965, Mr. Smith united in marriage to Shirley Lakes Smith. They recently celebrated 53 years of marriage.

Other survivors include their daughter and son-in-law: Sheila and Taylor Holbrook of Lexington; two grandchildren: Emily Holbrook and Ethan Holbrook and four sisters: Judy (& Danny) Wall, Janice (& Marion) Gooch, Betty (& Wayne) Reynolds and Rosa Reams.

Mr. Smith was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Olivia Holbrook; his sister: Sue Roberts and brother-in-law, Ronnie Reams.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Monday, February 11, 2019 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM Monday.

Connie Hendricks

Connie Jean Hendricks

Mrs. Connie Jean VanAlstine Hendricks, 85, of Richmond passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Compassionate Care Center. Mrs. Hendricks, the daughter of the late Archie Eugene VanAlstine and Myrtle Wallace VanAlstine, was born in Council Bluff, Iowa on June 8, 1933.

She retired from the United States Forest Service and was an Army Veteran. She was a charter member of Women’s Memorial in Washington DC, past President of Republican’s Women’s Club and was a Kentucky Colonel. A founding member of Madison Hills Christian Church, Mrs. Hendricks served as church secretary for many years. She loved her dogs, grandchildren and enjoyed working in her flowers.

She met her late husband, Frank E. Hendricks, while they were both serving in the U.S. Army. He preceded her in death October 30, 2018 after 65 years of marriage.

Survivors include one son: Steven C. Hendricks (Lori) of Richmond; two grandchildren: Cameron Hendricks and Brittany Hendricks (fiancé Patrick McKee) and son-in-law: Escoe “Bud” Robinson.

Mrs. Hendricks was also preceded in death by one daughter: Deborah Hendricks Robinson and her sister: Lavon Swisher.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1: 30 PM Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Madison Hills Christian Church with Bro. Martin “Marty” Frazer officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. The family will receive friends beginning at 11:30 AM Saturday at the church. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Serving as Pallbearers are: Cameron Hendricks, Tommy Masters, E.C. “Bud” Cornelison, Shane Masters, Chris Young, Barry Gibson, Escoe “Bud” Robinson and James Baker. Honorary Pallbearers are the Elders and Deacons of Madison Hills Christian Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Madison Hills Christian Church, 960 Red House Road, Richmond, KY 40475

Richard Dean

Richard Dean

Mr. Richard “Grampy” Dean, 71 of Green Hill, passed from this life on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born in Berea, KY on July 5, 1947 the son of Harold Dean and Francis Ray, and was raised by his “Mommie and Daddie”, Leonard and Georgia Alexander.

He was a retired truck driver and a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Brodhead Masonic Lodge and was heavily involved in local volunteer fire department and law enforcement. He loved riding his motorcycle, old cars, spending time with his buddies at the truck stop, and being with his granddaughters.

He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Donna Durham Dean; a step-daughter, Jacki Johnson and husband Troy; and his granddaughters, Alycia Marie and Brittany Ann.

He was preceded in death by a son, Edward Lee Dean; his grandparents, Leonard and Georgia Alexander; and his parents, Harold Dean and Francis Ray.

Visitation will be Monday February 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Dowell and Martin Funeral Home. Graveside Service will take place Tuesday February 12, 2019 at 12:30 PM at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Manuel McGuire

Manuel McGuire

Mr. Manuel “Beedie” McGuire, 79 of Orlando, passed from this life on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington. He was born in Rockcastle County, KY on February 9, 1939 the son of Archie B. and Mary Elizabeth Durham McGuire.

He was a retired boiler foreman at the Bluegrass Army Depot and had been a member of Brush Creek Holiness Church for 57 years. He enjoyed fishing and playing music at church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Phyllis Ann Montjoy McGuire; a daughter, Penny Wynn and husband, Jimmy of Orlando; and four sisters, Shirley Wallin, Lillie Hensley, and Linda Smith and husband James, all of Orlando, and Eula Mink and husband Michael of Mt. Vernon. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Andrea Hiatt and Elijah Wynn, both of Orlando; and three great grandchildren, Bryce, Brylee, and Alessa.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Adren, Armon, Earon, Olen, and Vester “Doc” McGuire; two sisters, Isabelle McGuire Singleton and Nannie Mae McCoy.

Visitation will be Monday February 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM at the Brush Creek Holiness Church. Funeral service will be Tuesday February 12, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Church. Burial will follow at the Briarfield Cemetery.

Clara Mae Henry

Clara Mae Henry

Clara Mae Cooper Henry, age 98, of Broadway Street in Irvine passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at the Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a long illness. She was born November 13, 1920 in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Oscar and Effie Clem Cooper.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Henry. She lived in Estill County all of her life.

She is survived by:
1 Daughter: Linda Murphy – Richmond
2 Sons: Ronnie Henry – Estill Co.
Larry Henry – Estill Co.
3 Sisters: Virginia Withers – Estill Co.
Nancy Rhodes – Estill Co.
Wilma Jo Parsons – Estill Co.
3 Brothers: Billy Eugene Cooper – Estill Co.
Ray Cooper – Winchester
Henry Melvin Cooper – Tennessee
7 Grandchildren 4 Great Grandchildren 4 Great-Great Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by 2 sisters; Katie Hill and Minnie Saunders and 3 brothers; William “Wigg” Cooper, Owen M. Cooper, and Arthur Lee Cooper

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 7, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Chris Winkler. Burial will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 AM Thursday at the funeral home

Pallbearers: John Henry, Les Withers, Jonathan Henry, Marvin Cooper, Raymond Cooper, Kyle Withers, James Henry and Joshua Henry

Evelyn H. Collins

Evelyn Collins

Evelyn Hisel Collins was born May 31, 1945 in Jackson County and departed this life Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, 73 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Melvin & Iona (Lainhart) Hisel.

Evelyn is survived by her son, Ricky (Sheila) Colllins of Irvine and by four sisters, Betty (Nathan) Isaacs of Irvine, Christine (Robert) Harrison of Estill County, Bonnie (Turley) Rogers of Berea and Barbara (Everett) Rogers of Jackson County. She was blessed with a granddaughter, Kaylee (Christopher) Collins of Irvine.

In addition to her parents, Evelyn was also preceded in death by three brothers, Thurman, Elmer and Desmer Hisel and by six sisters, Cynthia Adkins, Myrtle Hisel, Louise Lainhart, Eileen Rose, Brenda Fox and Ester Hobbs.

Evelyn was a member of the Kerby Knob Baptist Church.

Funeral service 2:00 PM Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Darren Hisel and Bro. Wesley Miller officiating. Burial to follow in the Hisel Cemetery

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