OBITUARIES JUN. 2-9, 2019

Cooper Shane Rickson

Cooper Shane Rickson, 15, of Berea died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at his residence. He was a Anniston, Alabama native born April 19, 2004, son of Michael and Christi Boldin Rickson.

He was a student at Madison Southern High School where he was active in the ROTC program. Cooper loved animals, enjoyed fishing, video games and riding his motor cycle.

In addition to his loving parents he is survived by his brother, Austin Rickson (Savannaha Burns); maternal grandparents, Larry and Diane Boldin; paternal grandmother, Glenda Rickson; aunt, Leigh Rainwater (Alan).

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Gary Rickson; maternal great-grandparents, Edwin and Dorothy Lanford; Edna Brown; his paternal great-grandparents, Agee and Ruby Doss.

Memorial Service 3:30 PM, Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. Martin Frazer officiating. Visitation and acceptance of friends 2:00 PM until service time.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Members of the MSHS ROTC, MSHS Classmates and Friends.

The family welcomes floral tributes and memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Frank Graham Gambill

Frank Graham Gambill, 96, of Richmond (formerly of Berea) died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the VA Medical Center Cooper Drive, Lexington, following a short illness. He was a Paintsville native born December 21, 1922, son of the late Lawrence and Omie Dragoo Gambill.

He was a U.S. Army WWII Veteran who served as a radio specialist, retired Ralston Purina Company employee with 47 years of service, and member of Glades Christian Church. Frank moved to Berea from Cincinnati 27 years ago.

Survivors include his loving wife of 27 years, Loretta Johnson Hunt Gambill; 4 children, Mark (Karen) Gambill, Philip (Kristy) Gambill, Audrey (Doug) Carpenter, Arthur (Mary Jo) Hunt; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral Service 3:00 PM Friday, June 7, 2019 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. Arthur Hunt and Bro. Rick Fulton officiating. Visitation and acceptance of friends 2:00 PM until service time.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.

Martha Sue Longworth age 76, passed away Friday at Baptist Health in Richmond.

Sue had worked at the Holiday Inn in Lexington.

She was preceded in death by her parents Raleigh and Eula Rose Lakes, her daughter Cynthia Eula McMaine, her brother Dwight Lakes, and her sister Mary Stone.

Martha Sue is survived by her children: James Richard Longworth and Nadine Kay Lavely, her brothers: Dorris and Dewey Lakes, and her sister Cleo (Earl) Sandlin, 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday June 11, 2019 at 2 pm at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Rev. Mark Sarver officiating. Burial will be in the TM Lakes Cemetery at Sand Gap. Visitation will be 12 noon Tuesday until 2 pm at the Funeral Home.

Gail P. Rasmusson

Gail P. Hampson Rasmusson, devoted wife and mother, passed away Monday June 3, 2019 at the Hospice Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Gail was born on May 27,1942 in Yonkers, New York. She is the daughter of William and Catherine (Rotchford) Hampson, both of whom preceded her in death. 

She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years Robert “Bob” Rasmusson in 2012.

She is survived by a brother, Bill Hampson; a sister-in-law Ann Hampson;  two children, Robert S. Rasmusson and wife Christine (Lazor), of Portland, Oregon and Kathryn G. and husband Darren Norton, of Richmond, Kentucky. She is the proud Grandmother of three amazing grandchildren; Nicholas R., Rebecca M. and Emily K. Norton, and her much loved niece and nephews.

After graduating from business college, Gail worked in Manhattan for the A.C. Nielsen Company.  She also was a personal assistant, a legal secretary, and then worked for a local accounting firm until she retired. She was a Brownie Leader and Girl Scout Leader. She was a member of the Lutheran Faith.

Interment will be at Madison County Memorial Gardens with a small onsite service. No date has been set at this time. Services are under the direction of Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of the following charities: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org);The Kentucky Humane Society (www.kyhumane.org/how-to-help/donate); The National Wildlife Federation (www.nwf.org); The National Audubon Society (www.audubon.org).

Norbert Peter Wagner

Norbert Peter “Nubs” Wagner, 72, of Waco, passed away as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident, Tuesday morning, June 4, 2019 in Madison County. Born November 4, 1946, in Hartford, Wisconsin, to the late Fred and Kathleen (Boden) Wagner. 

Nubs held an Associate degree in Tool & Die and was a machinist for Phoenix Manufacturing in McKee, Kentucky.  He also was the founder and owner of Nova Cues, where he manufactured distinctive custom pool cues.

He was a talented billiards player, who had won the Wisconsin State “8 Ball” championship many times over.  His Lexington team always finished in the top four in league play. Nubs was also an expert trap shooter who often came home with ATA awards.

He was a graceful ballroom dancer, loved animals and his family. He was a US Air Force veteran, a member of the Royal Order of the Moose, and a member of St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Richmond.

He is survived by his loving wife Joan R. Beck of Waco; one daughter, Angela Wagner of Salisbury, NC; one son, Stephen Wagner (Sara) of Elizabethton, TN; one sister, Christine Thomson (Jeff) of Hartford, WI; two brothers, Charles Wagner of Kewaskum, WI and Roger Wagner of Hartford, WI; four grandchildren Megan Wagner, Ruthann Cline, Lawson Wagner and Marley Wagner; one great grandchild, Amelia Anne Cline; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Nubs gifted his body to the University of Cincinnati.  A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Richmond, with Rev. Leah Schade officiating and assisted by Rev. Barry Neese. Arrangements are under the direction of Oldham Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to The National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016, 1-800-622-9010., or the St. Thomas Lutheran Church Food Bank Ministry, 1285 Barnes Mill Rd, Richmond, KY 40475.

Anna Frances Black

Anna Frances Black, 97, of Richmond, KY and Viera, FL went to be with the Lord on June 2, 2019. She was born in Union City, Madison County, Kentucky on June 24, 1921 to the late Samuel Ogg Griggs and Nannie Minor Griggs.

Anna Frances was a loving and cherished wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ramon E Black, her sister Rozellen Griggs and two brothers Daniel and Samuel Griggs.

She is survived by her daughter Barbara Black of Viera, FL, two nieces Diane Griggs Sallee (Sam) of Richmond, Serena Griggs Shelton (Jerry) of Frankfort, four great nieces and numerous great great nieces and nephews.

Anna Frances was a member of the First Baptist Church of Richmond for over 60 years. She taught teenagers in Sunday School, supported the Sanctuary Choir, and especially appreciated time spent with the ladies in her Sunday School Class. Anna Frances managed her own business for many years, Frances’ Beauty Shop.
When she retired, she enjoyed baking and giving away her Amish breakfast cakes to friends and neighbors. In 2006 she began spending winter months in Viera, FL and lived there year round after 2012 with her sister and daughter. In Florida, she faithfully attended the Church at Viera and dearly loved the ladies she came to know through the Wednesday morning Christian book studies. Her quiet ability to read people, and courage to reach out to them, allowed her to be supportive in ways only the Lord and those who were helped know.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11:30am Friday June 7 at Oldham, Roberts, and Powell Richmond, KY with the Rev Robert Vickers officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:30am June 7 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Church at Viera, 9005 North Wickham Road, Viera, FL 32940, First Baptist Church 450 Eastern Bypass Richmond KY 40475, or Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center 110 Conn Terrace Lexington, KY 40508.

Carl Edmond Ingram

Carl Edmond Ingram, 69, of Richmond, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019. Carl was born in Madison County, Ky., on Sunday, May 14, 1950, the son of the late William and Jewell Dean Isbell Ingram.

He graduated from Madison Central High School in 1968 and was a member of Linden Street Baptist Church. He was a semi truck driver for many years and a handy man when he wasn’t trucking. He was a great outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting, especially with his late wife, Bonnie Farley Ingram. Carl was a self taught artist using ink quill technique and had used his talent to paint many beautiful pictures.

Survivors include his daughter, Jennifer Ingram, of Richmond; sister, Nancy Short (Jesse), of Richmond; three grandchildren, Samantha Williams, Amanda West and Zach West; two great-grandchildren, Aiden Perrault and Emma Hunter.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 PM Monday, June 10, 2019, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Day officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 AM – 1 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Billy Collins, Leo Richardson, James Lyons, Garnett Isbell, Johny Collins, Zach West and Curt Estes. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jesse Short and John Tye.

Jerry Wayne Rose, 55, of the Speedwell Community of Madison County, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at his home. He is the son of Jerry Rose and Rachel Northern Rose and was born in Madison County on October 29, 1963.

He was a mechanic for Robert’s Fabrication. He enjoyed softball and working with model cars. Jerry loved the outdoors and fishing and was very gifted to work with his hands.

In addition to his parents, Jerry is survived by two sons: Brandon & Lisa Rose of Campbellsburg and Jerry Russell & Amber Rose of Richmond; one sister: Shelia Rose of Richmond; the mother of their children: Theda Rose and his nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 12:30 PM Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 10:30 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests expressions of sympathy be made to the Jerry Rose Memorial Fund and may be made at the funeral home.

David M. Sanders

David M. Sanders, 63, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. David, the son of the late Ben Sanders and Opal Long Sanders, was born in Madison County on January 1, 1956.

He was the Captain of Valley View Ferry and a drywall contractor for over 40 years. He was also an evangelist and founder of Exodus Ministry.

On April 8, 2006, David united in marriage to Patricia Lowe Sanders who survives.

He is survived by two sons: Bobby & Billie Sanders of Berea and Chris and Michelle Sanders of Richmond; one daughter: Carol Willis of Berea; his step-son: Cody Lovings of Richmond; two step-daughters: Amy Lovings and Megan Sanders both of Richmond; one brother: Billy & Liz Sanders; his sister: Gail Sanders and 12 grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, David was also preceded in death by his first wife of 31 years, Carrie Sanders.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:30 PM Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Sanders Family Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Sanders, Chris Sanders, Cody Lovings, Shawn Willis, Justin Sanders and Mitchell Sanders.

Jewel Dean Hall, age 86, a resident of the Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Center following a long illness. She was born December 14, 1932 in Madison County and was the daughter of the late Dallas and Mildred Sewell Riddell.

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

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Joseph Hall.

She is survived by: 3 Sons: Richie “Ricky” Hall – Estill Co. Anthony Wayne (Polly) Hall – Estill Co. David Glen Hall – Estill Co. 1 Sister: Doris Hall – Estill Co. 2 Grandchildren: Heather Michelle Burgin and Anthony David Hall 4 Great Grandchildren: Leif Robert Burgin, Odin David Burgin, Mayci Ray Hall and Isla Mae Burgin

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Ann Hall and her brother, Buddy Riddell.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 11, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Bill VanWinkle and Bro. Tim Roberts. Burial will be at the Turpin Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Monday at the Funeral Home.

Connie Gail Morris was born May 4, 1959 in Berea and departed this life on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at her daughter’s residence in Lexington, being 60 years of age. She was the daughter of Jean (Neeley) Flannery of McKee and of the late Dale Morris.

In addition to her mother, Connie is also survived by her daughter, Christi Rae and her husband Antoine Suggs of Lexington and by five sisters, Ronnie (Rob) Missioni, Lyn (Mike) Bryant, Vicky Moyer, Valerie Suel and Angie Flannery. Connie was blessed with two grandchildren, Keeley Hoskins and Caleb Lakes and by several nieces and nephews including one special nephew, Austin Gray.

Other than her father, Connie was also preceded in death by her brother, Billy Gray.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Lakes Funeral Home McKee was in charge of arrangements.

Sandra F. Hibbard was born July 5, 1955 in Clay County and departed this life Monday, June 3, 2019 at the St. Joseph Hospital in London, being 63 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Walker & Goldie (Collins) Roark.

Sandra is survived by her husband Roy Hibbard of Tyner and by five children, Brian (Frances) Hibbard, James (Lisa) Hibbard, Crystal Hibbard and Shannon Collins all of Tyner and Shawn Collins of Berea. She is also survived by a sister, Ethel Eversole of McKee. Sandra was blessed with nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Sandra was also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Collins.

Funeral service Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Jim Perine officiating. Burial to follow in the Hibbard Family Cemetery.

Ralph C. Moore

Ralph C. Moore was born March 10, 1943 in Jackson County and departed this life Monday, June 3, 2019 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Berea, at the age of 76. He was the son of the late Ernest & Goldie (Isaacs) Moore.

Ralph is survived by his wife Annette (Roberts) Moore of Berea; three children, Bridgette Sarfo and Regina Kearns both of McKee, and Kendall Moore of Berea; two step children, Brandon Rose of Berea and Kelley (Larry) Harvey of Richmond. He is also survived by a brother, Donald “Duck” (Emma) Moore of Tyner; two sisters, Kaye (Raymond) Harris of Berea and Jacqueline Moore of McKee and by a sister in law, Mildred Moore of McKee. Ralph was blessed with six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Ralph was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Jean Robinson; two brothers, Ronald “Cotton” Moore and Roger Moore and by three infant siblings, Roy, Charles & Eulene.

Funeral service 2:00 PM Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Stevie Isaacs and Bro. Larry Gray officiating. Burial to follow in the Pilot Knob Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Barry Roberts, Keith Wagner, Chris Roberts, Tony Neeley, Michael Smith and Larry Don Roberts. Honorary pallbearers: Jason & Raymond Harris, Stacy & Josh Moore.

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