Obituaries March 10 to 17, 2013

Mary Margaret Reynolds Hunter

Mary Margaret Reynolds Hunter


Mary Margaret Reynolds Hunter

Mary Margaret Reynolds Hunter, 83, widow of William E. Hunter passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Born February 7, 1930 in Scott Co. to the late J.L. Reynolds & Lucille Ireland Reynolds Courtney, she worked for the Community Action Agency as Assistant Director for Rural Programs in Nicholas, Bourbon & Harrison Counties for 34 years and was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Carlisle.

Survivors include a son, William “Billy Ray” Hunter, Carlisle, 2 daughters, Rita H. (Richard) Smart, Richmond & Judy Baugh, Berea, 5 grandchildren, Christopher Hunter, Jenny (Brian) Ockerman, Angela (Tolen) Penn, Ashley (Matt) Tabb & John Baugh, 6 great-grandchildren, Hunter, Taylor & Coleson Penn, Courtney & Caroline Tabb & Kylie Ockerman, a nephew Michael Reynolds and a niece Jennifer Dwiggins.

She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers Gayle Heath & Kenneth Reynolds, her son-in-law Mike Baugh and a niece Mary Lou Bryant.

Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday at Mathers-Gaunce F.H. by Rev. Kevin Thomas & Rev. Glenn Birkett. Burial will follow in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 PM Monday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Compassionate Care, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.

Franklin Floyd Littlejohn

Franklin Floyd Littlejohn age 78, died Friday March 15, 2013 at the Continuing Care Hospital St. Joseph East in Lexington. Franklin was a native of Oregon and had worked for Weyerhaeuser Co. for 39 years. He loved tending to his Rose Garden, and he had been a US Army Veteran of the Korean War.

Franklin was born in Snow, Oklahoma to the late P.D. Littlejohn and Mollie Crownover Littlejohn; he was also preceded in death by his wife Laura M. Dewees Littlejohn and a brother Robert E. Littlejohn.

Franklin is survived by his children: Laurinda (Jeff) Pool, Tracy Jo (David) Stephens, Timothy Daniel Littlejohn, and Eric Robert Littlejohn, and his brother D.L. (Betty) Littlejohn. 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren also survive Franklin.

Memorial services will take place at a later time in Oregon.

Jack E. Phillips

Jack E. Phillips, 84, of Richmond, Ky., formerly of Burnwell, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Baptist Health in Richmond, Ky. Born February 5, 1929, in Burnwell, Ky., he was the son of the late Earl Phillips and Opal Pigman Phillips.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, James Phillips, and a sister, Billie Cammack.

Jack was a retired educator. He was well respected by fellow educators and beloved by his science students. During his years of employment with the Mingo County (W.Va.) Board of Education, he taught science at Matewan High School and Williamson High School. He was the supervisor of the county science department at the time of his retirement.

Jack was a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy and served in the Pacific Theater during the Korean War. He was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, for a time, and it was there that his daughter, Ann V. Phillips, was born.

Jack is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Valerie Ruzie Phillips, and a beloved daughter, Ann V. Phillips of Richmond, Ky. He is also survived by a sister, Mary Martha Hackney of Ardmore, Ala.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2013, at Weaver Mortuary in West Williamson, W.Va. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the mortuary. The Reverend Ron Sanger will officiate. Interment will be in the Phillips Cemetery at Burnwell, Ky.

Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Tiffany Alexander

Tiffany Alexander age 27, daughter of Doug (Donna Gayle) Alexander and Tammy Alexander, died Friday March 15, 2013 at the St Joseph Berea Hospital.

Tiffany was preceded in death by her daughter Cierra Jo Alexander Rose, her grandfather Fred Alexander, her maternal grandmother Beulah Froman, and her cousin Jimmy Jo Thacker Jr.

Tiffany is survived by her parents Tammy Alexander and Doug (Donna Gayle) Alexander, her brother Joshua Douglas (Amber) Alexander and their son Tristain Douglas Alexander, her half sister Angela Alexander (Nicholas Teegarden) and her children Emma and Aticus Alexander, her paternal grandmother Della Alexander, 2 step sisters Cassie and Kendra Scott, and step brother Cashus Scott, as well as several Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be Monday March 18, 2013 at 1 pm at Lakes Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Silver Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 11 am – 1 pm at Lakes Funeral Home.

Roy Johnson

Roy Johnson of Lee County, Va., was born in Richmond, Ky., on Wednesday, September 4, 1918, and went to meet the Lord on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at the Mountain View Hospital in Norton, Va., at the age of 94 years.

Roy was a farmer by trade and was a member of the Corinth Christian Church in Richmond, Ky.

He was preceded in death by: his wife of 69 years, Lora Moberly Johnson; one daughter, Loretta Marie Johnson, and one infant son, Douglas Johnson; his parents, Mallie Winkler Johnson and Irvine (Jack) Johnson; his sister and brother-in-law, Lear and Reed Fortner.

He is survived by: three daughters, Betty Spears and husband Jack of Pennington Gap, Va., Brenda Johnson of Ocoonita, Va., and Carolyn Blanton and husband David of Shelbyville, Ky.; two sons, Harold Johnson and wife Pam of Shelbyville, Ky., and Roy Glenn and wife Barbara of Ocoonita, Va.

He also is survived by 26 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren. Several great great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A visitation will be conducted from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in the Province Funeral Home Sanctuary of Pennington Gap, Va.

Mr. Johnson will be taken to Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, Ky., where the family will receive friends on Sunday, March 17, 2013, from 4 p.m.. until 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, with Paul Davis Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery of Waco.

Tommy L. Ard

Tommy L. Ard


Tommy L. Ard,

Tommy L. Ard, age 60 of Richmond, Kentucky, departed this life on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at his residence, surrounded by family and friends. He was born on November 11, 1952, in Somerset, Kentucky to the late Robert Lincoln and Sylvia Mae Frye Ard.

He attended church of the Baptist faith. He worked years for the Burial Vault Company, Holiday Inn, J. C. Penney and Cracker Barrel. He very much loved cooking.

Tommy was married to Mary Lou Roy on September 4, 1982 and they were married for thirty years. He is also survived by a son, Dustin Ard of Pineville, KY; a daughter, Ashley Ard of Richmond, Kentucky and a grandson, Nathan Ard of Richmond, Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 9-12:30 with his funeral service to follow at 12:30 pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Brother Paul Wilson will officiate. Interment will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Marty Jones, Zach Jones, John Orona, Daniel Orona, Mathew Wiggington and Dormis Ard.

The family request expressions of sympathy be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Fund, P. O. Box 27, Somerset, KY 42502 and/or Smith Grove Cemetery Fund.

Nancy Shepherd

Nancy Shepherd


Nancy Lee Lassiter Shepherd

Nancy Lee Shepherd, 88, widow of Paul Jackson Shepherd, died Tuesday morning, March 12, 2013. Following a brief illness she ascended to heaven from her home in Greenville, S.C. A Richmond native, she was born December 19, 1924, to the late Nancy Kavanaugh Yates and Alford Lee Lassiter, former Superintendent of Public Schools in Richmond.

She grew up in Richmond and attended Eastern before graduating from the University of Kentucky in 1946. Although life with Paul took her on many adventures far, far away from her beloved Kentucky Bluegrass, Richmond was always her home.

Nancy Lee was a long-time member of the Spring Baptist Church in Texas and a former member of the First Christian Church in Richmond. She also was a member of the Boonesborough Chapter of the DAR.

She is survived by: her only child, Susan Harris Burch and son-in-law Dr. Marcus A. Burch; her granddaughter, Jessica Lee Bobbie and grandson-in-law F. Ryan Bobbie and their daughter Contessa Reagan Bobbie, all of Greer, S.C.; and her grandson, Daniel Paul Burch and granddaughter-in-law Heather Griffin Burch and their sons David Taylor Burch and Hunter Bryce Burch of Tomball, Texas. She is fondly remembered by her family and many friends.

Interment will be in the Lassiter-Shepherd plot at the Richmond Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Juanita Reynolds

Juanita “Edith” Reynolds, 88, wife of William Edward Reynolds, died early Thursday morning, March 14, 2013. Mrs. Reynolds was born March 1, 1925, in Madison County, Ky., the daughter of the late James and Mida Chasteen Shaw. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Richmond.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Kathy Reynolds, Richmond; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers: Jess, Ed, Arthur and Luther Shaw; and two sisters: Frances Lane and Nellie Short.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Rev. J.W. Portwood, Rev. Don McWhorter and Bro. Adam Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Paul, Harold, Don, Marion, Lewis and Russell Lane.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.

Eugene T. Parks

Eugene T. “Gene” Parks, 91, widower of Edith Biggerstaff Parks, died Thursday morning, March 14, 2013, at The Terrace nursing facility. Mr. Parks was born June 1, 1921, in Madison County, Ky., the son of the late Richard F. and Lucy Jones Parks.

He was a retired farmer and former funeral home attendant at Turpin Funeral Home. He also served his country as a soldier with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Mr. Parks is survived by: one son, Wayne Parks (Reeta), Nashville, Tenn.; one daughter, Connie Adams, Richmond; four brothers, Paul Parks, Harold Parks (Nina), Clay Parks (Irma) and Charles Parks (Shirley); four sisters, Ann Christen, Sue Slagle (Bill), Lucy Reams (Jr.) and Mary Lee Webb (Gene); four grandchildren, Kari Maloney (Steve), Lexington; Lindsey Wagner (Christopher), Portland, Ore.; Lesley Parks, Berlin, Germany; and Jackson Parks, Nashville, Tenn.; and one great-grandson, Deacon Maloney.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers: John S., Ed, Andrew, and Mariel Parks; and one sister: Ethelene Cahill.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Richmond Cemetery, with Rob Taylor officiating. Following the service, a gathering of family and friends will be held at the Heritage House, 189 Meridian Way, Richmond, Ky., 40475.

The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Glenn Ralph Jordan

Glenn Ralph Jordan


Glenn Ralph Jordan

Glenn Ralph Jordan, age 91, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Born in the coal-mining community of Sarah Furnace, PA, he recently lived in Roanoke, VA, and formerly in Pennsylvania, Berea and Lexington, KY.

A scholar of the Bible, he earned a Master of Theology from Bible Baptist Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, in 1950 and was a faithful servant of Jesus Christ throughout his life, serving as evangelist, pastor and church-planter in Pennsylvania, Kansas, and other locations. He retired as founder and pastor of Bible Baptist Temple, Clairton, PA, in 1995 after 44 years of ministry. He faithfully shared the Gospel message of salvation wherever and whenever possible, blessing many lives with Biblical teachings with an eternal hope. In addition to writing many sermons, he also authored a book of poetry. He especially enjoyed leisure time with his family and was an expert bowler, an avid player of billiards, and a joyful storyteller.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Thelma Stewart Jordan; and second wife, Della Burka Jordan; son Paul James Jordan; daughter Mary Jordan Piatt; granddaughters Kelly Piatt Barrera and Andrea Wong; brothers Lee, Albert, and Harry Jordan; sisters Madeline Spithaler and Frances McClain.

He is survived by: daughters, Judith (David) Austin, Lynchburg, VA, Ruth Wong, Richmond, KY, and Beth (Ken) Sprankle, Roanoke, VA; sons, John (Sharon), Clinton, TN, and Roger (Sandy), Marysville, OH; grandchildren Jennifer, David, and Jamie Samuelson; Christy Wong Rogers, Debbie Wong; Benjamin, Matthew, and Paul Jordan; Michelle and Michael Jordan; Rebecca Jordan-Reed and Melissa Jordan-Robb; Angela Piatt; Evan, Amy, and Josiah Sprankle; 12 great-grandchildren; sister Pauline Callen; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, many friends and church family members.

He will be greatly missed but his unwavering faith and love are forever planted in our hearts.

Donations may be sent to The Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 6045 Peters Creek Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24019, which provided such caring support, or his home church, Wallaceton Baptist Church, Berea, KY c/o Douglas Fritz, 4065 Moran Summitt Rd, Paint Lick, KY 40461.

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM Friday at Lakes Funeral Home, Berea, KY. The funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 16, at the Funeral Home, with Pastor Tim Pack officiating, followed by interment at Berea Cemetery.

Dortha Hurley Parke

Dortha Hurley Parke


Dortha Hurley Parker

Dortha Hurley Parker, born Feb. 26, 1927, died March 12, 2013, after a long illness. She was married April 27, 1946, to Clyde Parker, and she was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 65 years in May 2011.

Dortha also was preceded in death by her parents, Sherman and Dora Hurley; one sister, Laura Hurley Gabbard; and two nieces.

Dortha is survived by: her sister, Anna Hurley (Jack) Hale, two nieces and four nephews. She also is survived by a special neighbor, friend and caregiver, Bertha Croucher and two special caregivers, Robin Gadd and Regina White.

Dortha and Clyde lived in Ohio until 1984 ,when they moved back to Kentucky to help with the care of her mother. She was a very good housekeeper and seamstress who loved to needlework. She was a member of the Silver Creek Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Hisle officiating. Burial will be in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Shoemaker, Kenneth Parker, Glyndon Williams, Mike Robinson, Jerry Abrams, Billy Linville and Donnie Hale.

Lillian Simpson Means

Lillian Simpson Means (Grevis Good), 64, of Richmond, passed away March 12, 2013, at her home in Richmond, following her four year battle with breast cancer. She was born in Richmond, Ky., November 10, 1948. She graduated from Madison High School in Richmond, Kentucky.

She was a small business owner of several businesses throughout her life including a trucking company, an antique store which allowed her to pursue and share her love of antiques, a custom window treatment business which showcased her skills as a seamstress, and most recently enjoyed working at Lowe’s in Richmond as a sales associate where she befriended many of her co-workers she often referred to as her Lowe’s family. She was a member of Harvest Time Worship Center where her husband, Robert Means, serves as Pastor. She was also a proud Kentucky Colonel.

She was preceded in death by: her mother, Della B. Long Simpson, and her sister, Charlene Simpson Minerich. She is survived by: her loving husband, Robert Means; her father, Reather Simpson; one daughter, Andrena Eversole Sanchez (Gene); and one son, Tony Eversole of Richmond.

She also leaves: two brothers, James Edward Simpson (Ruth Ann) of Lexington and Willard Thomas Simpson (Debbie) of Richmond; five sisters, Wilma Smith (Ernie) of Richmond, Myrtle Lovell of Georgetown, Carol Adkinson (Michael), and Doris Gray Lane (Russell), all also of Richmond; one granddaughter, Miranda Oliver; and one grandson, Dawson Sanchez.

Services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. Friday March 15, 2013 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim Thomas, Gene Sanchez, Ryan Means, Robert Johns, Jerry Gray, Johnny Harold, and Casey O’Grady. O’Grady will serve as the honorary bearer. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell.

Daniel Robert Keyser

Daniel Robert Keyser, 28, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Baptist Health in Richmond. He was born November 20, 1984, in Richmond, Kentucky, the son of Paula Kay Purcell Wise and Daniel Warren Keyser.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandmother, Jean Keyser of Lexington; a brother, Nicholas Keyser, a sister Chrystal Wise and a stepfather, Paul Wise all of Richmond, as well as several aunts and uncles.

A gathering of family and friends will take place Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, Kentucky. A private service will be held later.

Maudie Arlene Todd

Maudie Arlene Todd


Maudie Arlene Tyler Todd

Maudie Arlene Tyler Todd, 63, died suddenly Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Rockcastle Hospital. She was a Mount Vernon native born June 9, 1949, daughter of the late Willie and Anna Smith Tyler, retired Parker Seal Company employee, member of the Baptist Faith and had been a resident of Mount Vernon and Berea all her life.

Survivors include 2 nephews, John Tyler, Tom Tyler. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Todd and 2 brothers, Johnny Tyler and Kenneth Tyler.

Graveside Service 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Berea Cemetery with Brother Randall Adams officiating. Reppert Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Manddelean Flynn Horn

Manddelean Flynn Horn


Manddelean Flynn Horn

Manddelean Flynn Horn, 92, of Richmond, the widow of Rev. Farris Horn, departed this life Sunday, March 10, 2013, in her home. She was born July 12, 1920, in Estill County, to the late James and Martha Flynn.

She was a homemaker, a devoted wife and mother, and a faithful member of Abundant Life Ministries Church of God in Richmond.

Mrs. Horn is survived by: two daughters, Lucille (Roy) Burkhead of Cox’s Creek, Ky., and Eulene (Rev. Edwin) Lainhart of Richmond; four sons, Finley E. (Betty) Horn of Berea, Kinley G. (Janet) Horn, Rev. Odell (Sharon) Horn and Eddie (Margaret) Horn, all of Richmond; two daughters-in-law, Eunice Horn of Butler, Ky., and Charlotte Horn Farthing of Richmond; one sister, Joy; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sons, James B. (and wife Marie) Horn, Leman Horn and Charles Horn; one daughter, Nemia (and husband, Wallace) Brandenburg; and eight brothers and sisters.

The celebration of her life will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Abundant Life Ministries Church of God with Rev. Edwin Lainhart officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Horn, Kelly Horn, Junior Horn, Kinley Horn II, Chris Horn, Josh Horn, Chad Lainhart and Micah Lainhart.

Jeroline Walker Cantrell

Jeroline Walker Cantrell


Jeroline Walker Cantrell

Wife, Mother, Sister, Aunt and Friend, our dearly beloved Sister Jeroline Walker Cantrell at 64 departed this life on March 9,2013.

She was retired from Parker Seal where she worked for many years. She was a long attended member of the Richmond Predestinarian Baptist Church before moving her membership to the First Baptist Church of Richmond. There she served the office of Historian and office of President of the Alma L. Kavanaugh Missionary circle for several years.

Jeroline or as many called her “Geraldline” was the daughter of the late Jerry and Nannie Walker. She leaves behind a devoted husband Kenneth L. Cantrell, and one son Jeffrey Lee Walker, one sister Ruthelda Ferrell, all of Richmond, two brothers Jerry D. Walker of Dayton Ohio, and Marshall (Sondra) Walker of Richmond. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends, and Special cousins Betty J Gilbert and Reba Mundy.

Jeroline never met a stranger, she loved everybody and loved to minister through song where she touched a lot of lives. Jeroline also wanted to serve the Lord in any way possible. We take our hats off to a wonderful woman who had the voice of an angel. You will truly be missed.

First Baptist Church Services will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m at the First Baptist Church of Richmond. Officiating will be Reverend Robert R. Blythe. Visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m at the church.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Ferrell Jr. Jerry Ferrell Sr., Timothy Mundy Sr. Robert Ferrell, Timothy Mundy Jr. Marcus Walker and Bruce Hayden Jr. Anthony Ferrell. Honoary Pallbearers are Alma L. Kavanaugh Missionary Circle and the Deacons of First Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Keith P. Clark & Son, Winchester.

Archie Richardson

Archie Richardson


Archie Richardson

Archie Richardson, 78, of Conway, the husband of Betty Jean Kaylor Richardson, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. He was born November 27, 1934, in Harlan County, Kentucky to the late Laney and Anna Bell White Richardson. He was a retired employee of Hyster in Berea and attended the 1016 Holiness Church.

In addition to his wife Betty, he is survived by one son, Archie Darrell Richardson of Richmond; two daughters, Virginia Lee Andrus of Conway, Connie Marie Flinchum of Winchester; one step daughter, Bonnie Jean Kaylor of Conway; one step son, Kevin Lee Kaylor; two grandchildren, four great grandchildren, three step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one step son, Terry Wayne Kaylor; two sisters, Ovie and Lillian; and four brothers, Ambros, Shelby, Avery, and Herbert Richardson.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Leonard Wilder officiating. Burial will follow in the Isaacs Cemetery in Conway. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Harry Elmer Hale

Harry Elmer Hale


Harry Elmer Hale

Mr. Harry Elmer Hale, age 85 of Mt. Vernon, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He was born in Rockcastle County, KY on October 30, 1927 the son of Homer and Sallie Hunt Hale.

He was a retired PVA for Rockcastle County where he served three terms and was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

He is survived by two sons John Hale and wife Nancy of Mt. Vernon and Jimmy Hale also of Mt. Vernon; two daughters: Anita Todd and husband Roy Gene of Mt. Vernon and Jeannette Kendrick and husband Lee of Lexington; one brother: Bobby Hale and wife Marilyn of Mt. Vernon and one sister: Linda McClure and husband Roger of Mt. Vernon. Also surviving are eight grandchildren: Billy Todd and wife Verna, Tracy Blevins and husband Frankie, Eddie Todd and wife Amy, John Andrew Hale and wife Christie, Joshua Hale, Courtney Hale, Zach Hale and wife Amanda and Andrea Witt and ten great grandchildren. In addition to his parents,

Mr. Hale was preceded in death by two brothers Virgil Hale and Billy Hale and one daughter Beverly Hale.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 14, 2013 6-9 PM at the Dowell & Martin Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. The funeral will be Friday, March 15, 2013 11 AM at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Cresthaven Memorial Cemetery.

Jeffery Dale Winstead

Jeffery Dale Winstead


Jeffery Dale Winstead

Mr. Jeffery Dale Winstead, age 42 of Mt. Vernon, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was born in Somerset, KY on Dec. 25, 1970 the son of Dale and Laverne Chasteen Winstead.

He was a sales and serviceman at Appliance Service Center and was a member of the Northside Baptist Church.

He is survived by his children, August Isabella Winstead, Tristan Dale Winstead, and Conner Dale Winstead; his parents, Dale and Laverne Winstead of Mt. Vernon; his brother, Roy Scott Winstead and wife Mindy of Mt. Vernon; his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Chasteen of Berea; and his nephews and niece, Roy Scott, Hunter, and Brianna. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Roy and Virginia Winstead; and his maternal grandfather, Oscar Chasteen.

Visitation will be 6-9 PM Wednesday, March 13 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at 11 AM Thursday, March 14 at the Funeral Home by Bro. Eddie Nation. Interment will follow at the Cresthaven Memorial Cemetery.

William Butler Arvin

William Butler Arvin, age 72, of Brooklyn Blvd in Berea passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013, at his home. He was born October 24, 1940 in Estill County and was the son of the late Nathanal and Bertha Richardson Arvin.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Korean Conflict. He had lived in Estill County most of his life.

He is survived by two Daughters Anita Townsend of Powell Co.,Regina Arvin of Berea and one Son William B. Arvin, Jr. of Berea. Also surviving is one Sister Alice Lynch of Winchester and two Brothers Beverly Arvin and Paul Arvin both of Estill Co. He is also survived by nine Grandchildren and nine Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 5 sisters; Ellie Blevins, Callie Witherby, Fannie Faye Tipton, Mary Cecil Arvin and Nannie Frances Arvin and 3 brothers; Millard Eli Arvin, Carl Arvin and Harrison Arvin.

Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, March 14, 1 PM at the Hoover Cemetery. Warren F. Toler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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