Category Archives: Obituaries

Eula Sandlin

Eula Poff Sandlin
Eula Poff Sandlin

Eula Sandlin

Mrs. Eula Bernice Poff Sandlin, 79, of Waco, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Sandlin, the daughter of the late David Poff and Alma Cook Poff, was born in Madison County on February 4, 1937.

She retired from the McDonald’s on the Bypass and enjoyed sewing and working in her yard. Her greatest treasure was her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Grace Chapel Continue reading Eula Sandlin

Faye Quinley

Faye Quinley
Faye Quinley

Faye Quinley

Faye Shearer Quinley, 74, of Berea died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at her residence following an illness. She was a Morrill, KY native born September 25, 1941, daughter of the late William and Vola Asbury Shearer.

She was a homemaker, and retired Madison County School System employee. Faye loved serving the Lord and regularly attended Pilot Knob Baptist Church, Cartersville Holiness Church and Pony Express Holiness Church. She enjoyed the outdoors, camping, gardening and animals, especially her special Continue reading Faye Quinley

OBITUARIES JUNE 19-26, 2016

Kelly Ambrose
Kelly Ambrose

Thomas Kelly Ambrose

Thomas Kelly Ambrose, age 58, passed away at home surrounded by family on the evening of June 20th, 2016. A native of Berea, Kentucky, Kelly was born January 11, 1958 in Frankfort, Kentucky to Helen and Thomas B. Ambrose.

Kelly is survived by his wife, Cheryl Lemond Ambrose; three children, Caitlin Ambrose Murphy (Declan), Riley Ambrose, and Luther O’Cooney Ambrose; four sisters, Colleen Ambrose (Bob Continue reading OBITUARIES JUNE 19-26, 2016

OBITUARIES JUNE 12-19, 2016

Martha Nannie Miller
Martha Nannie Miller

Martha Nannie Miller

Martha Nannie Ballard Miller, age 79, widow of Rev. Willard Miller, died Wednesday, June 14, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Mrs. Miller was a native of Madison County, born to the late Austin and Delmar Marie Moore Ballard.

She was of the Holiness faith and a member of the Cartersville Holiness Church. She loved to Garden and can her vegetables and Continue reading OBITUARIES JUNE 12-19, 2016

OBITUARIES MAY 15 June 12, 2016

Ronald Himes
Ronald Himes

Ronald Himes

Ronald Himes, 77, husband of 59 years to Dessie Himes, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. Born in Rockcastle County, KY, he was a son of the late Luther and Mary Himes. He was a lifelong member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Berea, KY.

Survivors other than his wife are two daughters, Ronda Miller and Kay (Billy) Eldridge; a son, Lonnie (Faye) Himes; three granddaughters, Amanda (Kris) Isaacs, Michelle (Barry) Martin and Continue reading OBITUARIES MAY 15 June 12, 2016

OBITUARIES MAY 15- 22, 2016

William Samuel Clark
William Samuel Clark

William Samuel Clark

Having mastered all the art of hunting squirrels with a pistol, Great Squirrel Hunter has made his way to that hunting ground beyond the sky! For 84 years, he perfected his craft in and around the woodlands near Berea, his stated goal being that his off-spring eat so much squirrel that they could take off their shoes and socks and climb a tree.

Born in Berea to the late Mark and Katherine Clark, he was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Joyce Romans Clark. He is survived by Continue reading OBITUARIES MAY 15- 22, 2016

David Moore

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David G. Moore

David G. Moore, age 76, died Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was a native of Jackson County, born to the late Gus and Pearl Matthews Moore.

Mr. Moore was of the Baptist faith, an avid outdoors-man, he loved to fish and hunt. He was retired heavy equipment operator from the U.S. Forest Service.

Mr. Moore is survived by his wife, Sylvia J. Miller Moore of Berea, his daughters, Denise (Todd) Garvin of Lexington, and Tammy Spires of Berea. Three grandchildren, Chelsey (Jared) Hawkins, Paige & Continue reading David Moore

Marie Eversole

Marie Eversole
Marie Eversole

Marie Eversole

Alta Marie Eversole age 46, wife of Larry Eversole, died Sunday May 15, 2016 after a battle with cancer.

Marie was a member of the Cartersville Holiness Church, and she had worked at Gibson Greeting Cards, and was a special needs aide at Berea Community School.

Marie was preceded in death by her father Broadus DeHart, her half-brother Avery Leon DeHart and half-sister Brenda Sue Chappuis.

Marie is survived by her mother Edith Bowman DeHart, her husband Larry Eversole, her daughters: Kayla (Aaron) Anderson, and Courtney Continue reading Marie Eversole

OBITUARIES MAY 8- 15, 2016

Volley Abraham Williams
Volley Abraham Williams

Volley A. Williams

Volley A. Williams, age 93, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. A native of Berea, he was the son of the late Allen Williams, Sr. and Ariah Katherine Short Williams.

Mr. Williams was a member and former deacon of Liberty Avenue Baptist Church. For many years he was the owner/operator of V.A. Williams Auto Sales and he had farmed and worked as a carpenter.

Mr. Williams was a part of the generation that Tom Brokaw referred to as the “greatest generation”. At the age of 20, he was drafted into Continue reading OBITUARIES MAY 8- 15, 2016

OBITUARIES MAY 1- 8, 2016

Bea Riley
Bea Riley

Bea Riley age 70, widow of Tom Riley, passed away Thursday May 5, 2016 at Baptist Health in Lexington KY. Bea was born in Madison County to the late Earl and Maude Evans Combs.

She was a member of the Pilot Knob Baptist Church and retired Sodexo Food Service employee, she worked for many years at Berea College Food Service and Boone Tavern, she was affectionately known as Aunt Bea to many of the students at the college.

Bea was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Tom Riley, her Continue reading OBITUARIES MAY 1- 8, 2016

Bea Riley

Bea Riley
Bea Riley

Bea Riley age 70, widow of Tom Riley, passed away Thursday May 5, 2016 at Baptist Health in Lexington KY. Bea was born in Madison County to the late Earl and Maude Evans Combs.

She was a member of the Pilot Knob Baptist Church and retired Sodexo Food Service employee, she worked for many years at Berea College Food Service and Boone Tavern, she was affectionately known as Aunt Bea to many of the students at the college.

Bea was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Tom Riley, her Continue reading Bea Riley

Terry Boggs

Terry  Boggs
Terry Boggs

Terry Boggs

Terry “Boogy” Boggs, age 47 of Berea, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

A native of Berea, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Berea at Middletown,and he had worked as a custodial supervisor for the Madison County School System at Foley and Madison Southern High Schools. He loved being with his grandchildren and in his spare time he liked to fish.

Terry is survived by his wife, Leslie McGinnis Boggs of Berea; his children, Deshon and Tosha Marie Boggs of Berea; his grandchildren, Continue reading Terry Boggs

OBITUARIES APR. 24 – May 1, 2016

Charles T. Hembree
Charles T. Hembree

Charles T. Hembree

Charles T. Hembree, 68, of Berea, died suddenly Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his residence. He was a life-long resident of Madison County born February 16, 1948, son of the late Edward Howard Hembree and Olevia Taylor Hembree.

He was a retired electrical contractor, member of Berea Masonic Lodge #617, Oleika Shrine Temple, 33rd Degree Scottish Rite and Middletown Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife, Julie Alexander Hembree, 4 children, Madonna (Scott) Ash, Charles T. (Viola) Hembree II, Melonie Hembree, Craig Hembree; 6 grandchildren, Taylor Hembree, Turk Continue reading OBITUARIES APR. 24 – May 1, 2016

Charles T. Hembree

Charles T. Hembree
Charles T. Hembree

Charles T. Hembree

Charles T. Hembree, 68, of Berea, died suddenly Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his residence. He was a life-long resident of Madison County born February 16, 1948, son of the late Edward Howard Hembree and Olevia Taylor Hembree.

He was a retired electrical contractor, member of Berea Masonic Lodge #617, Oleika Shrine Temple, 33rd Degree Scottish Rite and Middletown Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife, Julie Alexander Hembree, 4 children, Madonna (Scott) Ash, Charles T. (Viola) Hembree II, Melonie Hembree, Craig Hembree; 6 grandchildren, Taylor Hembree, Turk Continue reading Charles T. Hembree

Billy Joe Putteet

Billy Joe Putteet
Billy Joe Putteet

Billy Joe Putteet

Billy Joe Putteet, 77, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016. He was born on Dec. 9, 1938, in Madison Co., Ky., the son of Charles Hurley Thompson and Hazel Betty Putteet.

He was a retired salesman for Rainbo Baking Co. Billy was an avid Lionel Train collector and fisherman and was a longtime member of Richmond First Church of the Nazarene. He loved celebrating Christmas and his family meant everything to him.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Nancy Jackson Putteet;one son, Billy (Paula) Putteet; four daughters, Pam (Louie) Schriml, Suzanne (Jimmy) Tipton, Tiffany (Jeff) Baker, all of Richmond, and Jo Continue reading Billy Joe Putteet

OBITUARIES APR. 17-24, 2016

John Sherman Patrick III
John Sherman Patrick III

John S. Patrick III

John S. Patrick III, age 68, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. He was the son of the late John S. Patrick Jr. and Minnie Ruth Lovely Patrick.

John served his country in the United States Air Force during the Viet Nam War.

John is survived by his cousins Ken Griffith (Gwynne) and their daughters, Sharon Sapienza, Linda Carrington, and Susan Gadd, John Continue reading OBITUARIES APR. 17-24, 2016

OBITUARIES APR. 10-17, 2016

Sarah Matheny
Sarah Matheny

Sarah Onalee Matheny

Sarah Onalee Hall Matheny, 88, of Berea, died Friday, April 15, 2016 at her residence following an illness. She was a Molus, Kentucky (Harlan County) native born December 19, 1927, daughter of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Smith Hall.

She was a homemaker, member of Crestview Holy Sanctuary and had been a resident of Berea most of her adult life.

Survivors include 4 children, Dennis (Helen) Matheny, Marsha (Herschel) Wilson, Sandy (Ray) Sparks, David (Cheryl) Matheny; 4 Continue reading OBITUARIES APR. 10-17, 2016

OBITUARIES APR. 3-10, 2016

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Going Home

Norma Jean Daniels

Norma Jean Daniels, age 75, died Thursday, April 07, 2016 at Saint Joseph Berea. A native of Lincoln County she was born to the late Earl and Viola Foley Padgett.

She was a member of Glory Land Baptist Church and loved to cook and help others especially children as evidenced by the 68 children she fostered in her lifetime.

Ms. Daniels is survived by her daughter, Sherry Daniels Parke of Berea; her sister Geraldine Fulcher of Corbin; and a very special person who always had her heart, Drew Hamilton, he was like a son Continue reading OBITUARIES APR. 3-10, 2016

Wanda Fay Howard

Wanda Howard
Wanda Howard

Wanda Fay Howard

Wanda Fay Howard, age 66, of Berea, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016. She was born in Berea, Kentucky to Fred and Vergie Rector Allen.

She was a homemaker and was a member of Liberty Avenue Full Gospel Outreach.

Wanda is survived by her seven children: Scott (Jennifer) Howard, Billy (Wilma) Howard, David Howard, Kim (Tracy) Howard, Lori (Kelvin) Damrell, Angie (J.D.) Woodall, and Jeremy (Leslie) Howard; Continue reading Wanda Fay Howard