Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries Feb 28 to Mar 6

Earl Spillman
RICHMOND — Earl Wayne Spillman, 67, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, in his home.
He was born in Garrard County, Ky., August 2, 1943, to the late Vaughn and Louise Poynter Spillman. He was a painter for Bob Hager Builders for over 28 years.

Survivors include: his wife, Gladys Tate Spillman; one son, Jason Spillman; one daughter, Sherry Foster (James); two brothers, Lonnie Dean Spillman (Martha) and Redale Spillman; two sisters, Bonnie Lamb and Continue reading Obituaries Feb 28 to Mar 6

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Jennie G. Richardson
RICHMOND — Jennie G. Richardson, 88, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011.

She was born on October 7, 1922, in Turrell, Arkansas, to the late H.K. and Jennie Hall Gayle Sr. She was a retired employee of the USDA, a member of the Madison County Republicans Women’s Club and of the First Baptist Church. She loved music and enjoyed singing with many choirs and at the events of many organizations.

Mrs. Richardson is survived by her husband, Harold E. Richardson Jr., of Continue reading Obituaries Feb 28 to Mar 6 (continued)

Obituaries Feb 21to Feb 28

Charles B. Rice
Charles B. Rice, 80, of Walter Lakes Road, passed away Friday, February 25, 2011.
He was the widower of Elizabeth Duncan Rice.

Beverly Jean Isaacs

Beverly Isaacs, 56
Beverly Childress Isaacs, 56, went home to be with Jesus, Feb. 25, 2011, surrounded by her loved ones.
Born April 13, 1954, in Madison County, Ky., to Mary Nella Centers Robinson and the late Virgil Lee Robinson. She was a former employee of NACCO Materials Handling group and a member of Church on the Rock. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and being “Gammaw” to her grandchildren.

She was loved and will be greatly missed by: her children, Shonda Childress and Staci (Randy) McGuffey, Brant (Tashi) Isaacs and Lance (Kena) Isaacs; Continue reading Obituaries Feb 21to Feb 28

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Mattie Chenault

Mattie Chenault
Mattie Lee Walker Chenault, 93, of Linden Street, Richmond, the widow of Frank B. Chenault, passed away Monday, February 21, 2011, in Richmond Health & Rehab Center-Madison Manor.
She was born October 13, 1917, in Madison County, to the late Monroe and Eddie Reynolds Walker. She was a retired homemaker and one of the oldest members of the St. Paul AME Church of Richmond.

Mrs. Chenault is survived by: three daughters, Anna Patton (Melvin) and Eddie Mae Taylor (Marvin), both of Lexington, and Stella Chenault of Richmond; five sons, Frank Chenault of Sacramento, Calif., Harry Louis Chenault of Berea, Monroe Chenault and John D. Chenault, both of Richmond, and Stone Chenault (Cynthia) of Louisville; one stepgrandson, Boyd Chenault Jr.; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and numerous Continue reading Obituaries Feb 21 to Feb 28 (Continued)

Obituaries Feb 14 to Feb 21

James Arthur Smith

James Arthur Smith
James Arthur Smith, 71, widower of Emily Lizzie Roe Smith, passed away Friday, February 18, 2011, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Corinth, Ky., May 17, 1939, to the late James Foster and Sylvia Lee Wynn Smith.

Mr. Smith was an active member of White Hall Baptist Church. He worked for Uncle Charlie’s Meats for a number of years. Mr. Smith was the former owner of Smith Sanitation and had recently retired from farming.

He is survived by: two sons, James Michael Smith and Johnny Keith Smith (Lisa), both of Lexington; three daughters, Cheryl Lane Smith Prater (John) of Continue reading Obituaries Feb 14 to Feb 21