Tristan Gage Dotson, 19
Tristan Gage Dotson, 19, of Clay City, died on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at The University of Kentucky Hospital from injuries received in an ATV accident. He had a passion for old cars and four wheelers.
He is survived by his father, Jerry Dotson and wife, Bobbie, of Clay City; his mother, Tolberetta Frazier and husband, Eric, of Stull town in Bath County; a sister, Jerrica Dotson of Mt. Sterling; grandparents, Herman and Sue Dotson,and Louise Daniels; great grandmother, Ressie Dotson.
He was preceded in death by grandparents ,JC and Phyllis Daugherty; Uncle Jamie Daugherty; great grandparents, Lawrence and Goldie Mayhorn; and great grandfather Clarence Dotson.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 23 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ryan Dotson and Bro. Otto Young officiating. Burial followed in the Stone Gate Cemetery in Stanton.
Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.
Eugene “Smokey” Knox, 73
Eugene “Smokey” Knox, 73, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 at the Wolfe County Health and Rehabilitation Center, Campton. Born in Anco, KY he was the son of the late Launa Knox and the late Mary Kelly Knox and he was a retired carpet layer. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his former wife, Phyllis Knox Stamper; one sister, Peggy Blevins; and three brothers, Launa Knox, Jr., Rex Knox and Raymond Knox.
He is survived by five children: Charlene Knox of Lexington, Raymond Knox of Stanton, Rebecca (Shane) Nolan of Clay City, John Steven (Dovie) Knox of Clay City and Amy (Clint) Claypoole of Dallas, TX; one brother, John Knox of Nicholasville; two sisters: Ann Thomas of Lexington and Pat Butcher of Titusville, FL along with nine grandchildren: Zachary Knox, Kaleb Knox, Logan Claypoole, Bailey Claypoole, Cory Nolan, Morgan Nolan, Landon Nolan, Olivia Nolan and Kolbi Nolan.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Sammy Faulkner were held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Eddie Dean Miller, 64
Eddie Dean Miller, 64, of Scottsville, died on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at the Medical Center at Scottsville. The Campton native was a retired construction worker and former member of the Scottsville-Allen County Rescue Squad. He was a son of the late Wilgus Miller and Ruby Jewell Carroll Miller.
He is survived by his wife: Sheila Miller, Scottsville; one daughter, Kenita Miller Brown and husband, Chad, Scottsville; two sons, Daniel Keith Miller, Winchester, and Eddie Dean Miller II and fiancee’, Cindy Brown, Scottsville; one brother, Danny Miller and wife, Cathy, Stanton; one sister, Sheila Jones and husband, David, Clay City; one granddaughter, Madison Brown; two grandsons, Austin and Bricen; three special brothers, Donnie, Anthony and Ronnie Scott, all of Scottsville; and two fur babies, Emmitt and Minnie.
He was preceded in death by two infant brothers and one infant sister.
Cremation was chosen and memorial services were held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Donnie and Joyce Scott’s Cabin at 2655 Whitney Road with Bro. Freddy Graves officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations for funeral expenses. Donations may be made at Goad Funeral Home. www.goadfh.com.
Mariana Steele Neely, 82
Mariana Steele Neely, 82, widow of Herbert H. Neely, died Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She was born April 6, 1933 in Owingsville to the late Clarence and Nancy Snelling Steele. She was retired from the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet where she served as an executive secretary. Survivors include her son, Danny Steele Neely and wife, Evelyn, McDaniels; grandsons, Danny Steele Neely II and wife, Brittany and Jason Hughes Neely and wife, Maggie, Winchester; step-grandchildren, Megan Wells Davis, and husband, David, and Josh Wells, Stanton; great-grandchildren, Margaret Dean Neely, Danny Steele Neely III “Trip”, Kylie Marie Neely, and Brady Hughes Neely; step great-grandchildren, Josh Davis, Virginia Rose “Jenna” Davis, and Grant Wells; brother, Clarence Steele Jr and wife, Joyce, Columbia, SC.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Nancy Steele; husband, Herbert H. Neely; and brothers and sister.
Private gravesite services were held on Friday, Sept. 18 at the Winchester Cemetery by Rev. Edwin J Davis. Join the family for a celebration of life on Friday at noon at the home of Danny and Brittany Neely, 71 Mockingbird Valley Road, Winchester.
In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Ephesus Baptist Church, 500 Stoner-Ephesus Road, Winchester, KY 40391. www.ddfh.net