David Arnold Cuzick
David Arnold Cuzick age 72 of Speedwell Rd, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Irvine. David was born in Oakland, California to the late Ralph Arnold and Emily Jean Cuzick.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a retired carpenter for University of KY. He was a longstanding member of AA at the Dry Dock club, for more than 20 years he mentored many people in the jail for Madison and Rockcastle Counties. He enjoyed working with wood and making gifts for his family and friends. Family was very important to him and he loved spending time with them. He was a very caring and generous person.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Frances Hall, Barbara Lowery, and Wyleen Schrock.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Cuzick; one daughter Crystal (Shane) Whittemore; step-son, Anthony (Lana) Hamblen; and four grandchildren, Zachary Hamblen, Nicholas Hamblen, Madison Whittemore, and Lillian Whittemore.
Funeral services will be 12pm, Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Rev. Greg Lakes officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6-9 pm at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Frankie Anderkin, Randy Anderkin, Todd Harris, James Cornett, Daryl Husk, and Mitch Fitzgerald. Honorary bearers will be friends from AA.
Lucy Rebecca York Cope age 61 of Nicholasville, passed away late Tuesday evening, May 8, 2018. Lucy was born in Richmond, Indiana to the late Christopher and Katherine York.
She was a homemaker and work several different jobs during her lifetime. She was a member of the Gloryland Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband Russell Cope and several brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her sons, Jeff (Betty) Jenkins, Todd (Karen) Jenkins, and Calvin (Lisa) Jenkins; two brothers, Carl York and Mike York; the father of her children, Robert Jenkins; two sisters Doris Rose and Mary Miller; four grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. She will be extremely missed by her puppies, Blondie, Indy, and Bear Bear.
Funeral services will be 1 pm Friday, May 11, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. Cecil Burns officiating. Burial will follow in the Tackett Family Cemetery in Estill County. Visitation will be Friday form 11 am- 1pm at the funeral home.
Bobby “Randall” Thomas, age 68 of Berea, passed away May 8, 2018 at his home. Bobby was born in Berea, Kentucky to the late Joseph and Druecilla Ramey Thomas.
He was a self-employed master carpenter.
He is survived by his three daughters, Lisa Lamb, Bobbie (Shawn) Jackowski, and Kelly (Drew) Rogers; eight siblings, LeeAnn VanWinkle, Carolyn Kelley, Donna Lainhart, Marlin Adkins, Roger Thomas, David Thomas, Larry Thomas and James Snowden; ten grandchildren, Jessica Thomas, Austin Lamb, Kevin Lamb, Cody White, Jalene Jackowski, Jason Jackowski, Sara Jackowski, Brayden Jackowski, Ryan Kidd, Andrew Rogers and several great grandchildren.
The family will have a private service at a later date.
Jerry Lunsford age 68, husband of Laura Himes Lunsford, died Sunday May 6, 2018 at Baptist Health in Richmond, KY. Jerry was born in Jackson County to Kathleen Reece Lunsford and the late Elzie Lunsford.
Jerry was also a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Berea.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife Laura Himes Lunsford, his mother Kathleen Lunsford his children: Doug Himes (Pearl), Kim Anglin (Arthur), Tina Hammonds, and Kathy (Joe) Bryant, and his siblings: Ralph (Teresa) Lunsford, Wayne (Lorna) Lunsford, Kay (Roy) Himes, Doug (Pam) Lunsford, and 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Lighthouse Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Himes and Bro. Jeff Himes officiating. Burial will be in the Bryant Cemetery in Jackson County. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-9 pm at Lighthouse Baptist Church in Berea. Lakes Funeral Home Berea is in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Hope Pope
Evelyn Hope Pope, age 95, widow of John Pope, died Saturday May 12, 2018 at the Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A native of Knoxville, TN she was born September 15, 1922 to the late Charles Franklin and Mary Elizabeth Curtis.
Mrs. Pope had been a bookkeeper working for Glen Pennington and Larry Todd. She also worked in the nursery at Berea Baptist Church for over 57 years and loved her babies. She enjoyed quilting, needle point, and reading. The Christmas Holiday was her favorite and she enjoyed making her special gifts for friends. Mrs. Pope had a special group of friends at TOPS of which she was a longtime member.
Mrs. Pope is survived by two sons, David and his wife Donna Pope of Louisville, KY and Dennis and his wife Robbie Pope of Woodbridge, VA one grandson John David Pope of Richmond, VA. Her brother, Myron Curtis and his wife Sue Barton Harris of Virginia Beach, VA also survives, along with close friends, Rosie, Teresa, Aaron, Reba, and Denny.
The family would like to thank the Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center staff and the Hospice nurses and volunteers for their dedication and care.
Funeral services will be 11:00am Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Davis & Powell Funeral Home, with Rev. Kevin Slemp and Rev. Harry Revel officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6:00pm – 9:00pm Tuesday May 15, 2018 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions suggested to, Hospice Care Plus 208 Kidd Drive Berea, KY 40403.
Clara Scott Mieres
Clara Scott Mieres passed away May 5, 2018 at the Terrace Nursing Home in Berea. The caring staff and Hospice help make her last days as comfortable as possible. Clara, born in Manchester, KY.
She graduated from the Berea College School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse at Berea Hospital for over 30 years. Clara was a member of Unity Baptist Church and volunteered with various organizations over the years. Clara had a unique personality and was known for her love of quilting and painting wooden quilts for barns all around the county. She sewed stuffed animals given to children who came into the Emergency Room at the Hospital. Known for her love of coordinated clothes and high heels, the children are grateful the love of high heels was only passed down to her daughter.
Clara is survived by three children: Stephen M. Mieres (Maridean) of Laguna Woods, CA, Mario Mieres of Frankfort, KY and Marianne Mieres Miles of Riverview, FL.
Arrangements entrusted to Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A private family service will be held as mother doesn’t like crowds and no flowers please as Mother is allergic.
Aubrey Dwayne King
Aubrey Dwayne “Dee” King, 58, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 after arrival at Baptist Health Richmond. Born August 12, 1959, in Richmond, Kentucky, he was the son of Florene (Agee) King and the late Aubrey Horine King.
Dee held his Associate Degree in Science Technology from E.K.U. and was a retired HVAC Technology Instructor having also taught at the Building Institute in Lexington. Dee was a member of Crossroad Fellowship Church in Berea.
In addition to his mother Florene, survivors include his loving wife, Debra Marcott King; one daughter, Nancy Morgan; one son, Christopher King (Tara) one brother, Roger King; two sisters, Judy Abshear (Luther) and Janet Harris (Mike), all of Richmond; five grandchildren, Gavin Morgan, Reagan Morgan, Coleman Nicholas King, Kensie Mitchell and Taylor Mitchell (Zachary Galloway, Fiancé), as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Dee will be 4 – 7 PM Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home followed by a memorial service at 7:00 PM. Bro. Darnell Hill and Pastor Jonas Hill will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Upward Bound Ministries, c/o Darnell Hill, 101 Crescent Drive, Berea, KY 40403 or to Sportsblast, Crossroads Fellowship Church,
P O Box 605, Berea, KY 40403.
Phillip Hobbs Jr.
Phillip McKinley Hobbs Jr. 42, of Richmond, passed away Friday May 11, 2018 at U.K Medical Center in Lexington. Phillip was born November 28, 1975 in Richmond KY, to Phillip McKinley Hobbs Sr. and Kathleen Williams Guy.
He was a general laborer in construction and he attended Grace Covenant Church of God.
He is survived by his father, Phillip McKinley (Jane) Hobbs Sr., his mother, Kathleen “Kathy” Williams (Jim) Guy, one brother, Mike W. (Cathy) Hobbs, all of Richmond, two sisters, Sandra Gale Charlton of Valley View and Mary Kathleen Cain of Richmond. He is also survived by seven nieces and nephews as well as several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday May 15, 2018 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Johnny King officiating. Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Monday May 14, 2018 at the Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Mike Hobbs, Doug Henderson, Jacob Hobbs, Kyle Cain, Tom Rice and Jim Guy. Honorary pallbearers will be James Guy and Phillip Hobbs Sr.
Paul Edward Sebastian
Paul Edward Sebastian, 67, of Waco, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at St. Joseph East in Lexington, KY. Born December 1, 1950, in Garrard County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late O’Neal and Cleola Osborne Sebastian.
Paul was a farmer and a member of Bybee United Methodist Church. He was a U. S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam era and was an avid fisherman.
Survivors include his wife Patti Childers Sebastian and one son, Dustin Len O’Neal Sebastian, both of Waco; one sister, Geraldine, and several nieces, nephews, and many close friends.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Jackie Sebastian, and three sisters, Jean Hoskins, Mary Cain, and Barbara Abshear.
Graveside service for family and friends will be held for Paul at 1:00 PM Friday, May 11, 2018, at the Childers Family Cemetery, 580 Griggs Road, Waco, KY. There will be no visitation. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Lee Conner
Mr. Robert Lee “Bob” Conner, 91, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation. Mr. Conner, the son of the late Roland G. Conner and Nannie Hall Conner, was born in Madison County on May 17, 1926.
He was a self-employed masonry contractor. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and was also a mechanic. He was also a United States Army Veteran. He united in marriage to Zona Turner Conner on March 31, 1966. She preceded him in death on November 30, 2004.
Survivors include: two daughters: Letha Masters and husband Robbie of Richmond and Angie Gregory and husband Jared of Springfield, VA; two step-daughters: Ann Kaylor and husband George of Richmond and Brenda Gross of Richmond; three brothers: Walter Conner and wife Terry; Roe Conner, Jr. and wife Loretta and Raymond Conner and wife Lucy; five sisters: Mary Hall, Mae Edwards, Louda Berry, Rachel Denny and Rose Smith; four grandchildren: Bobby Neil Masters, Lana Isaacs and husband Justin, Andrew Masters and Dee Dee Isaacs and four great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his step-son: Jimmy Turner, five brothers: Homer, Harvey, Jimmy, Charlie and Ben Conner and two sisters: Nellie Baldwin and Katherine Hampton.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Masters officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 9:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Goode, Bobby Neal Masters, Raymond Conner, Tommy Walden, Charlie Walden and Andrew Masters.
Jesse Paul Alcorn
Jesse Paul Alcorn, 82, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Alcorn, the son of Levant Gabbard and Alpha Allen Alcorn, was born in Madison County on May 15, 1935.
He has worked as a firefighter for the City of Richmond and most recently as a manager for BP Gas Station. He was a member of Gloryland Baptist Church. Jesse was a simple man who dearly treasured his family, loved his church and enjoyed his church. He united in marriage to Eva Katherine Keene Alcorn on October 19, 1978. They were nearing their 40th wedding anniversary.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Alcorn is survived by two sons: Robert Kelly Alcorn of Richmond and Elmer Eugene Hensley and wife Doris of Amsterdam; five daughters: Naomi Ruth Thomure and husband John and Macie Lucille Lainhart and husband Gary all of Berea; Natalie Ellen Alcorn of Richmond and Jessie Jacqueline Alcorn also of Berea; two step-daughters: Betty Mae Bowen and husband Ronnie and Margaret Jean Thomas all of Richmond; his sister: Winnie Mae Mullikin; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Monday, May 14, 2018, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Burns officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11:00 A.M. Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Robert Kelly Alcorn, John Thomure, Bobby Bowen, Jackie Hurley, Ronnie W. Bowen, Jonathan Alcorn, Jessie Alcorn and Jordan Alcorn.
Charmette Jacobs Nantz, 79, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 10, 2018 at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington. Mrs. Nantz was born on December 18, 1938 in Chicago, IL. She grew up in Neillsville, Wisconsin where she was raised by her grandparents.
She was a graduate of Neillsville High School. She was a homemaker and member of The First Baptist Church of Richmond. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and she loved to garden. For many years she taught Sunday School and Bible School in Chicago. Later in life she had a career in real estate and banking.
Survivors include her husband of sixty two years, who was the light of her life: Calvin A. Nantz; two daughters: Cheryle Susan Evans (Lawrence Richard) and Andrea Lynn Cavallo (Ted Zbiegien); four grandchildren: Alex Paschael Cavallo, Elizabeth Sarah Evans, Joseph Ryan Cavallo and Mitchell Lawrence Cavallo; one brother: Thomas Jacobs; two sisters: Elizabeth Jones and Cielita Blum (Herbert) as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Monday, May 14, 2018 at The First Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM Monday morning at the church.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
Memorial Contributions may be made to The Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, Kentucky 40475 or The Council of Indian Nations, P.O. Box 1800, Apache Junction, AZ 85117.
E. L. Helton Jr
E. L. “Ernie” Helton Jr. 82, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center, after a battle with cancer. E. L. was born on October 16, 1935, in Garrard County, Kentucky, to the late E.L. Helton Sr., and Lizzie Caldwell Helton.
He had many accomplishments in life. He served in the U.S. Navy for 6 years, where he was stationed on the Island of Guam for several months. He went to High School in Mason, Ohio and finished his education in The U. S. Navy, in technical communication. He lived and worked in Columbus, Ohio for 40 years, where he had a rewarding career with the Ohio State Highway Patrol as Communications Manager for the entire state. He also taught radar school at the patrol academy and retired at age 53 in 1989. He was a member of The First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, taught Sunday school and served on several committees. He loved to play golf and lived at the Battlefield Golf Course where he spent lots of time establishing a home owners association, which exists today. In addition to golf, he loved to fish and hunt.
Survivors include his wife of 61 wonderful years, Thelma Harris Helton; one daughter and son-in-law: Tina and Steve Bergstrom; grandchildren: Derrick Skaggs and Jenifer Glenn (Jason); great-grandchildren: Avery and Josephine Glenn; step-grandchildren: Andrew Bergstrom, Laura Standafer (Nathan) and Lydia Standafer; a sister: Bessie Hawkins; two brothers: Jasper Helton (Connie) and Robert Helton (Jennie) as well as lots of nieces, nephews and cousins, which he cherished.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 12, 2018 at The First Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Fort, Rev. Bill Wright and Rev. Delano McMinn officiating. Entombment will follow at Madison Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Friday at the church.
Pallbearers are: Derrick Skaggs, Jason Glenn, David West, Earl Tankersley, Curtis Tankersley, Delbert Hawkins and Charles David Helton. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members if the Lamplighters Bible Class.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church-Missions, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, Kentucky 40475.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to Dr. Firas Badin, nurse Katie and all the nurses who did his infusions at Baptist Health Hospital. Also thanks to the Baptist Health Home Care, Kristi and David and to the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
David Pelfrey, 45, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Compassionate Care Center. David, the son of Cecil Wayne Pelfrey, Sr. and Arlene Brock Pelfrey, was born in Fayette County on June 23, 1972.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and dearly loved his family.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, David Wayne Pelfrey and daughter, Elizabeth Ann Pelfrey both of Richmond; two brothers: Jeffrey Wayne Pelfrey and Cecil Wayne Pelfrey, Jr. and wife Kathy; his dearly beloved girlfriend: Heather Martin and three grandchildren: Kyler Andrew Pelfrey Pierce, Jaxon Dwayne Pelfrey and Madaline Alaina Pelfrey Pierce.
David was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Wayne Pelfrey, Sr.
Funeral Services will be conducted 10:30 AM Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. George Hall, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Bluegrass Memorial Gardens in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Dakota Lynch, John Kiger, Nathan Livers, Darryl Connor, Jeff Crump, Dakota Walden and Ron Livers.
Betty Mae Harris Thomas, 81, the widow of Farrell Thomas, passed away Tuesday evening, May 8, 2018. Mrs. Thomas was born, December 1, 1936 in Lexington, and was the daughter of the late James Harris Sr., and Elizabeth Mae Hamm Harris.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include one daughter: Norma Faye Thomas-Stocker (Perry); one son: Ricky Lee Thomas (Angela); one brother: George Harris (Barbara); three grandchildren: Alex Lauren-Alyn Stocker, Kaitlyn Grace Thomas and Morgan Faith Thomas; one great-grandchild: Channing Harper Vance and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 PM Friday at the Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Fort officiating. A private committal service will be held on Saturday in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5:00 PM Friday prior to the service.
Donations may be made to The Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.
Christine Smith Centers, 84, of Berea, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Jackson County on September 18, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Rettie Stewart Smith.
She was a loving mother and grandmother and looked forward to spending time with her family. Mrs. Centers was a member of the Red House Holiness Church.
Survivors include: two sons, Ricky Centers (Donna) and Gary Centers (Scotti); two daughters, Sharon Davidson (Donnie) and Rena Centers; 12 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as a host of other extended family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband. Linkern Leon Centers (d. 2013); a daughter, Patsy Stewart; three brothers, Robert, Carlos and Elijah Smith; and four sisters, Ellen Durham, Barbara Moberly, Martha Brown and Juanita Smith.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM, Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, with Bro. Gary Northern and Bro. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 11 AM Friday, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Joshua Centers, Ryan Jones, Shannon Carl, Donnie Davidson, Stevie Saylor, Dustin Davidson and Jeff Horn.
Bonnie Jill Rader
Bonnie Jill Rader, 63, widow of Bobby Joe Rader, of Richmond, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018 at her home, Born on March 15, 1955 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Bonnie was a former Nutritionist with Kenwood – Richmond Health & Rehabilitation. She was a grandmother who loved her grandchildren. She was a lady who loved to shop, especially yard sales, and enjoyed the summertime visiting the beaches.
Survivors include one son, Joseph Rader, of Lexington; two daughters, Samantha Hoffman (Patrick) and Stacy Rader, both of Richmond; two sisters, Bobbi Hiten and Donna Altobelli; four grandchildren, Isabella Rader, Ethan Hoffman, Aiden Hoffman and Brooklyn Rader.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Darlene Wright; her brother, Jerry Wright and her sister, Janet Hughes.
A private service will be conducted at a later time.
Mr. Earl Cameron, 78 of Mt. Vernon, died Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Rockcastle Regional Hospital. He was born in Orlando, KY on January 23, 1940 the son of Joe and Pearl Moore Cameron.
He had been a block mason for 54 years and was of the Baptist Faith. He loved to hunt and fish with his sons and was a devoted husband and father who was adored by his grandchildren.
He is survived by four sons, Melvin and Kimberly Cameron of West Chester, OH, Mike and Debbie Cameron of Brodhead, Rodney and Helen Cameron of Mt. Vernon, and Steven Earl and Paula Cameron, also of Mt. Vernon; and three daughters, Deanna and Gary Mays of Paint Lick, Lisa and Gary Mullins of Richmond, and Trish and John Hunt of Preachersville. Also surviving are 24 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, and a special friend, Dell Cotton.
In addition to his parents, Joe and Pearl Cameron, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pat Cameron; six brothers, Walter, Hugh, Bill Joe, and three younger brothers; two sisters, Vistil and Juanita; and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday May 10, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Dowell and Martin Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Friday May 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burila will follow at the Cresthaven Memorial Cemetery.
Bertha Senters Riddell, 75, widow of Paul Riddell, passed away Wednesday at Baptist Health in Richmond. Mrs. Riddell was a native of Estill County, a daughter of the late Willie and Eva Hisle Senters.
She was preceded in death by her daughters Lois Estes and Wanda Riddell; her brothers Wesley, Clyde, and Cloyd Senters; her sisters Gladys Still, Mamie Gordon, and Emily Stone.
Survivors include her sons Tim (Vonda) Riddell, Robin (April) Riddell, Gary (Patty) Riddell, Paul (Gina) Riddell Jr., Ernest (Deesha) Riddell, Matthew (Amanda) Riddell; her daughters Tammy Samantha (Shannon) Cole, Rhonda Willis, Paula (David) Hopkins, Jennifer (Willie) Larrison; her brother Chester Senters; her sisters Opal Riddell, Naomi Walling, and Gracie Estes; 24 grandchildren, 28 great grand-children, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, May 14th, 2018 at Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals. Burial will follow in the Gary Riddell Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 6:00 pm Sunday.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Riddell, Jeff Wilson, Thomas Addison, DJ Cole, Alex Cole, and David Hopkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Riddell, Kaden Riddell, Landen Newton, Claude Willis III, Dwight Riddell, and Logan Riddell.
Jerry Glynn Rice
Jerry Glynn Rice, age 68, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center following a long illness. He was born May 23, 1949 in Richmond and was the son of the late Donald and Aileen Owen Rice.
He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam Era and had worked at Bundy Tubing, Bluegrass Army Depot, Diebold, Inc. and was the owner of Steel Restoration. He was a member and elder of the South Irvine Christian Church. He was a member of the Mischief Band for 31 years. He had lived in Estill County most of his life.
He is survived by His wife Rebecca Vaughn Rice, 1 Son Jeremy Rice of Lexington, 1 Daughter Whitney Rice of Irvine, 1 Sister Sherry (Ron) Newlin of Irvine, 2 Nephews Ron Newlin of Irvine, Dustin Newlin of Texas, 1 Niece Kelly Rice (Jimmy) Cecil, Beloved mother-in-law Barbara Vaughn of Irvine, 2 Brothers of the Heart Marvin (Pam) Patrick and Buddy Joe (Christine) Smyth.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Donnie Scott Rice.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 15, 2 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Michael Chism and Bro. Glendon Mays. Burial will be at the West Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 AM Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
Kathy L. Turner
Kathy L. Turner, age 56, of Sandridge Road in Waco passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018, at the Baptist Health Richmond following a long illness. She was born July 2, 1961 in Estill County and was the daughter of Glendon Hardy and the late Darlene Norton Hardy.
She was a former KI employee and was a member of the Victory Tabernacle. Survivors in addition to her father include:
Her husband Arvel Turner, Jr., 2 Daughters Kristie East & husband, Craig of Lexington, Paige Hall & husband, Kenneth of Stanford, 1 Son Blake Turner of Waco, 2 Sisters Jennifer Tipton of Waco, Robin Turpin & husband, Todd of Richmond, 1 Brother Greg Hardy & wife, Sharon of Irvine.
She was preceded in death by 1 sister, Rebecca Dixon and 1 brother, Bobby Hardy.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 10, 7 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may call between 5 and 7 PM Thursday at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the American Lung Association 10168 Linn Station Road, Suite 100 Louisville, KY 40223
Dorothy Aretta Golden
Dorothy Aretta Golden was born August 10, 1949 in Wolfe County and departed this life Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, being 68 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Sam & Etter (Cockrill) Rose.
Dorothy is survived by three children, James Golden and his wife Katherine, Brenda Maggard and her husband David and Darrell Golden and his wife Jeanna all of McKee. She is also survived by a step son, Raymond Gadd also of McKee and by Joe & Maggie Rose. Dorothy was blessed with twelve grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren.
Dorothy was a member of the Bradshaw Hills Baptist Church.
Funeral service 1:00 PM Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Bradshaw Hills Baptist Church with Bro. Jordan White and Bro. Blake Davis officiating. Burial to follow in the Birch Lick Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home McKee was in charge of arrangements.
Michael Thomas Bowman
Michael Thomas Bowman was born August 23, 1961 in Madison County and departed this life Monday, May 7, 2018 at his residence, being 56 years of age. He was the son of Dorothy Owens of Woodford County and of the late Charles J. Bowman.
In addition to his mother, Michael is also survived by two children, Michael Allen Bowman of McKee and Stephanie Phillips of Pittsburg, Kansas and by the following siblings, Charlie Bowman and Jeff Owens both of Versailles, Sharon Smith of Frankfort, Carolyn Short of Shelbyville, Willis Bowman, Simon Bowman and Lisa Ross all of Booneville. Michael was blessed with four grandchildren, Thomas Bowman, Molly Phillips, Chloe Bowman and Peyton Bowman.
Other than his father, Michael was also preceded in death by a brother, Mark Owens; by a sister, Bessie Jane Bowman and his step father, Sewell Owens.
Funeral service 12 Noon Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home McKee with Bro. Brian Gabbard officiating. Burial to follow in the Edwards & Rowland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Justin Taylor, Daniel Buffin, Alan Short, Jason Bowman, Willis Newsome and Charles Mills.
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