Chris D. Blair, 38
Chris David Blair, 38, Jeffersonville died on Sept. 29, 2009. He was the son of James and Dorothy Morrison Blair was born in Cynthiana on April 20, 1971. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family and friends especially his daughter.
Chris is survived by one daughter, Harley D. Davis of Idaho; one brother James C. Blair Jr. of Stanford; one sister, Deedee Michelle Eldridge also of Stanford. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Services were conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Kevin Strausbaugh at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Jeffersonville. Burial was in the Blair Family Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg was in charge of arrangements.
Sondra Jo-Anne Freeman, 48
Sondra Jo-Anne McIntosh Freeman, 48, of Irvine, died Oct. 3, 2009 in her home. She was born Sept. 29, 1961 in Powell County. She was the daughter of James and Margaret McIntosh.
She is survived by her husband Dewey Freemen of Irvine; parents James and Margaret McIntosh, Clay City; two stepdaughters Kellie (Caleb) Gay, Mt. Sterling; Laura Freemen, Irvine; sister, Colleen (Robert) Crowe, Clay City; mother-in-law, Patty Freemen, Irvine; brother-in-laws, Vernon, Michael, Timothy Freemen of Irvine; nephew, Brandon (Tammie) Crowe of Stanton; nieces, Ginger (Justin) Reed of Mt. Sterling, Jerri (Orvial) Wireman of Stanton, Savannah (Dester) Jeffers of Mason, Ohio; two great nephews, Jackson Reed of Mt. Sterling, Dester Jeffers IV of Mason, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her sister Teresa Meadows.
Services were conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Dale Payne at the Mountain Parkway Church of God in Clay City. Burial was in the Freeman and Rose Cemetery in Irvine. Those who served as pallbearers were: Jeff Freeman, Vernon Freeman, Michael and Timothy Freeman, Rick Poe and Chuck Ginter. Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg was in charge of arrangements.
Linville O’Hair, 74
Linville O’Hair, 74 of Clay City, died on Friday, Sept. 25, 2009. He was the son of the late Taylor and Elsie Barnett O’Hair was born in Estill County on Aug. 23, 1935. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards, building houses, and sheds, but most of all spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his special companion: Carla Jo Kennedy of Clay City; two sons Robert O’Hair of Swaunee, Georgia and Linville Thomas O’Hair, Jr. of Beattyville; one step-son: Marshall Wayne Howard; one daughter: Libby Jo Bowman of Beattyville; two brothers: Andrew Rankin O’Hair of Clay City and Michael Taylor O’Hair of Estill County; foster brother: Andrew Ingram; two sisters: Stella Victoria Twiss of Clay City and Janie Louise Mondell of Houston, Texas. Also surviving are six grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. He is preceded in death by one son, John Taylor O’Hair; one brother: Jerry Shelton O’Hair.
Services were conducted on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Ralph Banks at the Ralph Banks Ministries in Clay City. Burial was in the West Bend Cemetery in Powell County. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg was in charge of arrangements.
Ora Smith, 63
Ora Smith, 63, of 1109 West Lone Oak Road, Clay City, widower of Gladys Smith, passed away Friday, Oct. 2 at the Hilltop Nursing and Rehab, Owingsville. He was born Dec. 3, 1945 in Perry County to the late Ola and Marie Quinn Smith.
Survivors include his sons, Jerry Smith and Bradley Smith, both of Mt. Sterling; daughters, Teresa Smith, Clay City, Lisa Smith, Jeffersonville, and Regina Hatfield, Sequin, Texas; brothers, James Smith, Lloyd Smith, Burnice Smith, and Ola Smith Jr.; sister, Nancy Stamper, Winchester; grandchildren, Amber Henderson, Chris Kendrick, Logan Kendrick, Justin Hatfield, and Dillon Hatfield; great-grandchildren, Austin and Kaitlyn Henderson. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers, Aster, Earl, Clarence, and Ova Smith, and grandchildren, Michelle and Cory Boyd.
Services were held on Monday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Wells Clay City Chapel. Active Pallbearers who served were: Johnny Smith, David Smith, Paul Smith, Randy Smith, Jimmy Smith, Mark Smith, Wayne Smith, and James Eric Stamper. Honorary pallbearers who served were: Christopher Kendrick, Logan Kendrick, Lloyd Smith, James Smith, J.R. Smith, and Burnice Smith.