Category Archives: Obituaries

Randal Deaton

Emerson Deaton
Emerson Deaton

Randal Deaton

Randal Emerson Deaton, 81, of Red Lick, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Baptist Health Lexington. He was a Crockettsville, Kentucky native (Breathitt County), born November 16, 1934, son of the late Matt and Georgia Deaton.

Emerson was a resident of Madison County most of his life, property owner, farmer, retired rural mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service, Continue reading Randal Deaton

OBITUARIES JULY 17-24, 2016

Mayme Powell
Mayme Powell

Mayme Carpenter Powell

Mayme Carpenter Powell, 92, of Nina Ridge Rd. in Lancaster, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Danville Center for Health and Rehab. Mayme was born in Jackson County to the late Anderson and Annie B. Carpenter. She was a homemaker and a member of the holiness faith.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one son Delbert Lee Powell, and five siblings Glendon, Coleman, Vincent, Continue reading OBITUARIES JULY 17-24, 2016

OBITUARIES JULY 10-17, 2016

Charles Dwayne Martin
Charles Dwayne Martin

Charles Dwayne Martin

Charles Dwayne Martin, son of Stewart Martin and Brenda Farris, departed this life on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in Garrard County, Kentucky. A native of Berea born on September 15, 1973, he was a member of Farristown Baptist Church and worked as a cook at Cheapside Bar and Grill in Lexington.

Dwayne enjoyed cooking, concerts, outdoors, hanging out with his friends, and any adventure he could get involved in. He was also a fan of Continue reading OBITUARIES JULY 10-17, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Lindsay

Mary Elizabeth Lindsay
Mary Elizabeth Lindsay

Mary Elizabeth Lindsay

Mary Elizabeth Minor-Lindsay, age 55, passed away at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Kentucky, surrounded by her family in the early morning hours of July 11, 2016. A resident of Richmond, Kentucky, Mary was born in Wintersville, Ohio, on January 8, 1961, to Tivis and Ruby Murphy Minor.

Mary married the love of her life, Kevin Lindsay, of Richmond, Kentucky on August 4, 2003. Mary graduated with high honors from Madison Central High School in Richmond, Kentucky, in 1979. Mary Continue reading Mary Elizabeth Lindsay

OBITUARIES JULY 3-10, 2016

Mary Margaret Lamb
Mary Margaret Lamb

Mary Margaret Baker Lamb

Mary Margaret Baker Lamb, age 82, died Sunday at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late J. H. and Mary Hamblem Baker.

Mrs. Lamb was a member of the Silver Creek Baptist Church. In her spare time she loved to sew, work outside and clean. She was a housewife and for 25 years, she and her late husband Hubert Lamb, Continue reading OBITUARIES JULY 3-10, 2016

Keith Aaron Goode

Keith Aaron Goode
Keith Aaron Goode

Keith Aaron Goode

Keith Aaron Goode, 51 of Berea, passed away June 27, 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky after a long struggle with diabetes.

Keith was born September 19, 1964 in Englewood, New Jersey, graduated from Litchfield High School in Gadsden, Alabama, and studied Political Science at Berea College. While at Berea College, he was active in the Black Music Ensemble and the Berea College Theatre. He worked for numerous years at Georgia Pacific in Lexington and was a Steward of Teamsters Local 651. He was a Continue reading Keith Aaron Goode

OBITUARIES JUNE 26 – JULY 3, 2016

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 Continue reading OBITUARIES JUNE 26 – JULY 3, 2016

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