OBITUARIES JUN 3-10, 2018

Anthony Wayne Burnell

Anthony Wayne Burnell

Anthony Wayne “Tony” Burnell, age 89, of Wilson Lane in Berea, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was born in Madison County, Kentucky on April 7, 1929 to the late J.C. Burnell, Sr. and Ollie Kirby Burnell.

He was the owner and operator of Burnell Grain and Building Company and was a member of the Pilot Knob Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Tony was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Verna Rucker Burnell; one son, Barry Burnell; one daughter, Carrie Sanders; and one brother-in-law, Fred Davis.

Mr. Burnell is survived by his son, Roger Burnell, of Denton, TX; two brothers, J.C. “Trig” (Betty) Burnell, Jr. and William (Janet) Burnell; and two sisters, Etta Davis and Lula (Lloyd) Viars. He is also survived by several caregivers: Loretta Powell, Haley Litten, Beverly Bray, and Vickie Spivey; and special friends: Angie, Wesley, and Jordan Chasteen.

Funeral services for Anthony Burnell will be held at Lakes Funeral Home Berea on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Greg Lakes officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday evening, June 8, 2018 from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M.

Those serving as pallbearers will be: Jordan Chasteen, Wesley Chasteen, Larry Goodrich, Jim Dause, Darrell Tate, and Kenny McHone. Honorary pallbearers will be: Pooch Lakes, Jason Burnell, and Martin Ramsey.

Floyd Gassett Jr.

Floyd Gassett Jr

Floyd Gassett Jr. age 84, passed away Sunday June 3, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Ky. He was born August 17, 1933 in Madison County to the late Floyd Gassett Sr. and Hilda Mundy Gassett. Floyd was known as a talented wood carver. Floyd loved being outdoors working in the yard or mostly tending to his garden. Floyd was a carpenter and was retired from Eastern Kentucky University. Floyd was of the Baptist faith.

Floyd is survived by three children, Lisa Jane Gassett of Lexington, Ky., Tina Louise Gassett of Richmond, Ky., Donald Wayne Gassett Of Memphis, Tn., six grandchildren, Teveas Williams, Marcis Williams, Jeremy Jarmon, Tara Gassett, Taylor Gassett, Jaret Gassett, and three great grandchildren. Floyd is also survived by his children’s mother Mary Gassett Campbell.

Other than his parents Floyd is preceded in death by three brothers, Thomas Gassett, Virgil Gassett, Wilbur Gassett, and two sisters, Thelma Simms, and Laura Louise Hopson.

Funeral services will be June 7, 2018 at 12:00pm at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. William T. Hale officiating. Burial will follow in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 10:30am until service time.

Pallbearers will be Michael Hopson, Richard Hopson, Troy Watts, Marcis Williams, Zeke Watts, and Corey Lucas. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Tevis, special friends Lois Tevis, and Lena Pennington.

Timothy Wayne Baker

Timothy Wayne Baker

Timothy Wayne Baker, age 53, of Berea, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Norton Healthcare in Louisville. Tim was born in Berea to Earl Baker and the late Bonnie Jean Parker Baker.

He was a self-employed painter and handyman. He was a great dad. He loved to fish and help out friends and family.

In addition to his mother, he was also preceded in death by an infant sister Lawana Jean Baker.

He is survived by two daughters, Laura Baker Weigel and April Baker; one brother, Eric (Jennifer) Baker; two sisters, Teresa (Dale) Lainhart and Jenny (Tim) Taylor; five grandchildren, Makenzie Weigel, Tyler Wilson, Caeley Baker, Jackson Cruse, and Atalie Cates; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2pm Friday, June 9, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. Junior Chasteen officiating. Burial will follow in the Cow Bell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12pm until time of services.

Pallbearers will be Eric Baker, Randall Parker, Bob Cates, Zach Lainhart, Ryan Taylor and Tim Taylor.

Kenneth Dwayne Norris

Kenneth Dwayne Norris

Kenneth Dwayne Norris, age 53, of Berea, passed away June 4, 2018 at his home. He was born in Berea on December 2, 1964 to the late Kenneth Leon Norris and Joanne McQueen Wiles.

He was employed by Novelis and was heavily involved in community sports in Berea and Madison County for many years. He has been a beloved baseball, softball, and basketball coach for over 20 years and worked hard to keep the youth basketball league in operation in Berea for nearly 15 years.

Ken is survived by his wife, Kimberly Jones Norris; two sons, Chancellor Wayne Norris and Griffen Chase Norris; his step-father who was instrumental in his raising, Wayne Wiles; one sister, Shayne Wiles (Mike) Hamilton; one nephew and several nieces.

A celebration of life service for Kenneth Norris will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the WestSide Baptist Church in Berea at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Allen Livingood officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:45.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Norris Family Fund at Peoples Bank or Hospice Care Plus. Lakes Funeral Home Berea is in charge of arrangements.

Teddy Collett

Ted Collett

The Reverend Ted Collett, 63, returned to his heavenly home on June 6, 2018, after a valiant battle with a long illness. Ted was born to the late Robert Collett and Hazel Roark-Collett-Slusher in Beverly, KY on June 14, 1954, and spent his entire life in the Red Bird Community.

His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Ted was a good father, grandfather and devoted husband. His faith led him to homes of those who needed the word of God and encouragement in their hour of need. Ted didn’t want others to mourn his passing in sorrow but celebrate his life and commitment to God.

Ted was a welder, mechanic and electrician for 27 years before his retirement. Ted was saved on August 17, 1993 and ordained as a minister on July 20, 1996. Ted continued to preach the word of God and minister to others for the remainder of his life.

Ted was blessed with a large and loving family. He married his best friends, Shirley on June 5, 1972. Ted and Shirley were blessed with three children, Connie Jo Baker, Ted Rodney Collett and Norma Sue Collett.

Ted is survived by his wife, Shirley Collett; his daughter, Connie Jo and Kevin Baker; grandchildren, Benjamin Caleb Baker; Elijah Collett Baker and Joshua Ray Knuckles; brother, Tommy and Wilma Collett of Waco, KY; sister, Sue and Bob Simpson; sisters-in-law, Kay Knuckles and Sharon Knuckles; and very special sister-in-law, Jo Fallin; brother-in-law, Malcomb and Tonya Asher and Ray and Shirlene Knuckles. Ted is survived by many special nephews, nieces, family and friends.

Ted was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Hazel; brothers, Charlie, Bige, Lee, George, John, Joe, Wiley, Carl and Albert; sisters, Nancy, Mossie and Gracie, daughter, Norma Sue and son, Rodney.

Family and friends will be celebrating Ted’s life on June 9, 2018 at Arnett & Steele Funeral Home from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Celebration of life services will be held at the Beverly United Methodist Church on June 10, 2018 at 1:00 PM and officiated by Reverend J.D. Hensley and Rev. Junior Bowling. Special music will be provided by family and friends. Ted will be laid to rest at Slusher No. 4 Cemetery at the foot of Red Bird Mountain.


Gabrial Max Sparks

Gabrial Max Sparks was still-born Monday, June 4, 2018 at St. Joseph East in Lexington.

He is survived by his parents, Daniel Sparks and Amber Austing; 5 siblings, Izaiah Griffin, Sierra Oliver, Trinity Sparks, Arianna Sparks, Tyler Sparks; maternal grandmother, Tonia West; paternal grandparents, Phyllis Haley and Russell Watson, Danny Kirby and Tiffany Phifer; and special cousin, Crystal Grant.

Graveside Service 12:00 noon, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Silver Creek Cemetery with Bro. Cecil Burns officiating. Reppert Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Carol Marie Rader

Carol Marie Rader

Carol Marie Grimes Rader, 69, of Irvine, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 at U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. She was a Corbin native born September 28, 1948, daughter of the late Lafayette and Lily May Baldwin Grimes.

Carol was a Non-Denominational Minister and had lived in Madison and Estill County most of her life.

Survivors include 2 sons, Robbie Lear, Albert (Tia) Lear; 5 siblings, Roy Grimes, Jimmy Grimes, Judy Brown, Arlene Allen, Diane Grimes; 3 grandchildren, Christian, Chris, Albert; and 1 great-grandchild; as well as numerous relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Gene Rader; 1 daughter, Windy Loraine Lear; and 3 siblings, Marlene Grimes, Wayne Grimes, Jean Ruble.

In accordance with Carol’s wishes, she was cremated. A Memorial Service will be held later with day, time and location to be announced. Reppert Funeral Home and Cremation Service entrusted with arrangements.

Otha Chenault

Otha Chenault, entered into eternity early Saturday, June 2, 2018 at his residence in Richmond, Kentucky. He was born on November 5, 1926 in Bybee, Madison County to the late Ben Chenault and Mary Jane Keene.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, William Earl Chenault and step-son, Harold Eugene Martin.

On October, 1945, he united in marriage to Pauline Parrish of Richmond, Kentucky, 3 days before going to serve in WWII. Otha and Pauline were married for 72 years. Otha was a faithful and active member of the First Baptist Church, Richmond, Kentucky, where he served as Senior Deacon (AKA) The Praying Deacon for many years. He was the oldest active male member and was a member of Pastor Blythe’s Elite Group (90 and up), Senior Adult Fellowship, Trustee Board and Male choir under the late Rev. Dr. A. C. Goodloe. Otha was well known for his wisdom, advising young people in the community and counseling men in the church. Otha worked at Eastern Kentucky University, Blue Grass Army Depot and retired from James Anderson and Son.

Otha leaves to cherish his memory, his loving and devoted wife, Pauline Chenault; Grandchildren, Felicia Martin, Richmond, Kentucky, Kevin Martin (Teresa), Richmond, Kentucky, Jacqueline Davis, Cincinnati, Ohio, Reginald Shelton, Hamilton, Ohio, William Earl Shelton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Regina McFinley, Cincinnati, Ohio, DeLando Chenault, Cincinnati, Ohio. great granddaughter, Jamicia Denning; great grandson, Laquan Merritt and several grandchildren out of town; one surviving sibling, Floyd Chenault, of Waco, Kentucky. He also had a host of wonderful nieces and nephews.

Otha was very proud of a baby girl he helped raise by the name of Pam Miller (Velmar), of Richmond, Kentucky.

Service for Mr. Chenault will be 1:00 PM Saturday June 9, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, 300 Francis Street, Richmond with Rev. Dr. Robert R. Blythe officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11 AM until service time on Saturday at the church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements

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Harold Robinson Adams

Harold Robinson Adams, 95, of Richmond, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. He was born December 18, 1922, in Pittsburg, Kentucky, to the late Barney McCoy Adams and Flora Irene Fiechter Adams.

He was a graduate of Hazel Green High School in Laurel County (KY) and attended Berea College as a biology major who was on the basketball team and country dance team. His college period was interrupted by WWII, where he served in the Army of the United States in the American Theatre and Asiatic-Pacific Theatre, most of his time being in India.

In 1948, he returned to Berea College where he graduated with honors. He then attended the State University of New York in Brooklyn, NY and also graduated with honors. Harold had a 30 year career as an Obstetrician – Gynecologist in St. Paul, MN.

At the age of 69, he closed his practice and enrolled in art school. He had a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN and a master’s degree in fine arts, from the University of Minnesota.

He enjoyed his downtown St. Paul art studio, creating every day, and sharing his art with family and friends.

His collection of paintings can be found at Berea College, E.K.U., St. Joseph Hospital in London, KY, the Weisman Art Museum, the University of Minnesota, the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN, as well as other institutions.

Nothing gave him more pleasure, than to share his paintings, puppies, baby canaries, or plant seedlings, with his family and friends, far and wide.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings, George Mack Adams (Betty), Edwin Adams (Wilma), Bill Adams (Hazel), Clifford Ray Adams (Maxene), Mary Rose Ginger (Walter), Irene Adams and Jack Adams.

Harold is survived by a sister, Jean Dotson, a sister-in-law, Barbara Ball Adams, as well as a host of nieces and nephews, his close friend and care giver, Glenda Spillman, along with other loving care givers, Naomi, Kim, and Vicki, all of whom his family was grateful for, as well as many friends that were like family in the St. Paul, MN area.

Per Dr. Adams’ request, there will be no services. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge.

Jobi Chamberlain

Jobi Chamberlain, 42, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. Born March 23, 1976, in Fort Myers, Florida, he was the son of Michael Chamberlain and Cheryl Thompson.

Jobi was an electrical engineer formerly with Amtech of Kentucky, in Lexington, and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his mother and father, Jobi is survived by a daughter, Haley Chamberlain and a son, Trevor Chamberlain, both of Richmond; two sisters, Christ-Ann “Niki” Bishop (David) of Elizabethtown, KY, and Sarah Chamberlain (David Kennon) of Lexington; grandparents, Joe and Barbara Thompson, of Fort Myers, FL; one niece, Sunshine Kennon; nephews, Eli, Isaac, and Shiloh Bishop.

There will be a Private family services.

Kenneth Hendrix

Kenneth L. Hendrix

Mr. Kenneth L. Hendrix, 87, better known as “Red”, passed away on Thursday morning, June 7, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center. He was born in Madison County on March 27, 1931 to the late Mart Hendrix and Blanche Garrett Hendrix Renfro.

Mr. Hendrix was a life-long farmer and self-employed drywall installer. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time in his garden. Mr. Hendrix was a member of Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include: his wife of 64 years, Betty Carol Kelley Hendrix; his five children, Joan Carol Wagner, Marty Hendrix (Diane), Jeff Hendrix, Keith Hendrix (Karen), and Donna Coates (Darwin); 4 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul Hendrix (Nora); two half-brothers, Joe Renfro (Faye) and Mike Renfro (Phyllis); one half-sister, Pat Bryant; special friend, Faye Winker; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one son-in-law, Byron Wagner; one sister, Henrietta Hutchinson and 4 half-brothers.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 PM Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., with Bro. Scott Guiley and Bro. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Monday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Rick Warner, Randy Warner, Darrell Osborne, Mike Azbill, Bobby Coates, and Larry Jones. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Ryan Coates, Stacy Hendrix, Wesley Jones, Wayne Griggs, Butch Comley, and Claude Newby.

William Turner

William Harry Turner

Mr. William Harry “Bill” Turner, 60, of Georgetown, formerly of Lexington, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at his home. Bill, the son of William Harry Turner, Sr. and Ethel Jean Hume Gross, was born in Fayette County on October 14, 1957.

He retired from Toyota of Georgetown and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, tending his garden and was an avid bass fisherman.

Survivors include his wife: Dawn Riggs Laszewski; his mother: Ethel Jean Gross; one son: William Jacob Turner; two sisters: Pamela Blakeman and husband Albert and Kitty Brown and two grandchildren: Laekin and Javan and one on the way.

Bill was preceded in death by his father: William Harry Turner, Sr.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Monday, June 11, 2018 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Harry Hargis officiating. Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be William Jacob Turner, Jason Brown, Justin Brown, Austin Brown, Kenny Rhodus and Albert Blakeman.

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William Boyd Kidwell

Mr. William Boyd Kidwell, 80 of Mt. Vernon, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington. He was born in Berea, KY on May 26, 1938 the son of Johnie and Bertha Lee Byrd Kidwell.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a member of the Lexington VFW and Moose Lodge and was a US Army veteran.

He is survived by three sons, Paul Kidwell of Santa Rosa, FL, Keith Kidwell of Nashville, TN, and William B. Kidwell, Jr. of Mt. Vernon; four daughters, Shelia Polly of London, Michaelle Barer of Brodhead, and Tammy Kidwell and Heather Kidwell, both of Mt. Vernon; three sisters, Brenda Kelly of Berea, Diane Osborne of Cambridge City, IN, and Barbara Willis of Mason City, IL; 15 grandchildren, Jennifer Shutts, Holly McEachern, Jon Paul Kidwell, Kyle Kidwell, Sarah Baker, Brittany Wright, Elijah Jones, Kaylyne Polly, Jason Kidwell, Betsy Baker, Zackary Polly, Amber Baker Tucker, J.D. Wright, Candice Kidwell, and Blake Jones; and 11 great grandchildren, Olivia Shutts, Jace Shutts, Ellie Shutts, William Robert Tucker, Cameron Baker, Killian Baker, Lexie Madison Bradley, Trinity Wright, Zoe Wright, Ryker Wright, and Braxton Ellison.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Gertrude Kidwell; a brother, Johnny Mack Kidwell; and a sister, Patricia Barrett.

Visitation will be June 10, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Dowell and Martin Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on June 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

Thomas Bryan Hastie

Thomas Bryan Hastie

Thomas “Tommy” Bryan Hastie, 54, of Danville, KY passed away after a long illness on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born June 12, 1963 in Wytheville, VA to the late William and Jane Gammon Hastie.

He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served six years before becoming disabled, and later in life worked as a route driver for several companies including RC Cola, Cintas, and Rainbow Cleaners. He was an avid athlete, mainly golf, and was known best in Lincoln County as “Long Driver”. He was also a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Gabi Hastie of Danville, KY; one son, Benjamin Thomas Hastie (Kristin) of Richmond, KY; a daughter, Jenny Hastie McGuffey (Casey) of Danville, KY; one brother, Billy Hastie (Kathy) of Stanford, KY; a sister, Janie Hastie of Stanford, KY; two grandchildren, Aubrey Jane McGuffey and Shelby Taylor McGuffey, and was expecting his third grandchild; his stepmother, Doris Hastie; his nephews, Evan & Seth Hastie; an aunt, Ruby Davis (Richard Cooper) of Lexington, KY; two great-nephews; one great-niece; several cousins; and several in-laws in Germany.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford. Visitation will be from 4-8pm with funeral service beginning at 8pm. A private family interment will be held at a later date.

Christina Marcum

Christina Marcum, age 40, of Baumstark Road in Waco, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. She was born December 28, 1977 in Estill County and was the daughter of Farris Marcum and Mildred Hobbs Moore.

She was a homemaker and had lived in Estill County most of her life.

She is survived by Her husband Jeff Clark, 1 Daughter Briana Nicole Marcum of Estill Co., 1 Son Derek Wayne Hisel of Estill Co., 2 Sisters Rhonda Gail Marcum of Madison Co., Annette Moore of Estill Co., 3 Brothers Farrell Marcum, Farris Glynn Marcum both of Estill Co. and Tony Marcum of Indiana.

Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, June 9, 3 PM at the Marcum Cemetery. Warren F. Toler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Whitney Elizabeth Berryman

Whitney Elizabeth Berryman, age 29, of Lexington Road in Richmond, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a long illness. She was born March 8, 1989 in Montgomery County and was the daughter of Jeff Berryman and the late Jamie Bowling Grubb.

She was a former employee of European Motors and had lived in Madison County most of her life.

Survivors in addition to her father include 1 Daughter Kendall Elene Johnson of Estill Co., 1 Son Jace Carter Gerald of Madison Co., Her Grandparents Jimmy Bowling of Fayette Co., Patricia Noe of Estill Co., Irene Bell of Estill Co., Her Great-Grandparents Edna Spivey and Lena Wilson both of Estill Co., 1 Sister Leandrea Berryman of Estill Co., 2 Brothers Blake Grubb of Madison Co., Jeffery Berryman of Estill Co., Several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 9, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Rob Taylor. Burial will be at the Madison Memorial Gardens. Friends may call between 6 and 8 PM Friday at the Funeral Home.

Lois Jean Harrison

Lois Jean Harrison

Lois Jean Harrison, age 65, of Bradley Drive in Richmond passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at her home following a long illness. She was born August 24, 1952 in Hamilton, Ohio and was the daughter of Anna Lois Smith Arvin and the late Charles Paul Arvin.

She was a former employee of Carhartt, Inc. and JCPenney. She attended the South Irvine Pentecostal Church of God and had lived in Estill Co. most of her life.

Survivors in addition to her mother include Her husband Randall Steve Harrison, 4 Sisters Phyllis Rawlins of Irvine, Wanda (Steve) Elliott of Stanford, Elaine (Ricky) Teagarden of Berea, Brenda (Bill) Aldridge of Irvine, 2 Brothers Gary (Becky) Arvin of Winchester, Paul Dwayne “Bird” (Monica) Arvin of Irvine, Several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 8, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Frank Foster and Bro. Phillip Smith. Burial will be at the South Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 and 8 PM Thursday at the Funeral Home.

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