Koneti Mae Fraley, 63, widow of James Franklin Fraley of Stanton, KY died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY. Born in Winchester, KY she was the daughter of the late Robert Eugene Combs and the late Lula Blanch Pelfrey Combs. She was a caregiver with Community Alternatives, a foster parent to several children and a member of West Bend First Church of God.
She is survived by three sons: Robert (Janet) Fraley, Chris (Kim) Fraley and Timothy (Jessica) Fraley all of Clay City; two daughters: Nancy (Jay) Phillips of Campton and Teresa (Michael) Means of Stanton; two sisters Nola (Ed) Morefield of Clay City and Carol (Claudie) Jones of Stanton; nine grandchildren: Jonathan Fraley, Caleb Fraley, Victoria Fraley, Katoria Dennis, Zacharia Means, Joshua Spencer, Sasha Spencer, Mikhia Means and Malachi Means and two great grandchildren, Jaden Johnson and Kylae Watkins.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. James Harold Combs were held Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Hearne Funeral Home, 125 West College Avenue, Stanton, KY. Burial was in West Bend Cemetery with Timothy Fraley, Michael Means, Jonathan Fraley, Caleb Fraley, Glendon Jones and Marcus Jones serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are the sisters and staff of Saint Joseph Hospital, Renee Jessie and Connie Cecil. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com.
Christy “Dobbin” Gilbert, 89, died June 8, 2016 at his residence in Stanton, KY. Born in Slade, KY he was the son of the late William H. and Julia Akers Gilbert. He was a retired superintendent with Script Howard Publishing Company.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two daughters, Michelle Huber and Diane Tackett; three stepchildren, Danny Dale Creed, Ronnie Creed and Juanita Whitehurst and by one grandchild, Christopher Townsend. He is survived by his wife, Marie Nienhuis Gilbert; two daughters, Linda (Todd) Mason of Richmond and Deloris (Roy) Townsend of Stanton; two stepdaughters, Maryann Nelson of Clay City and Betty Sparks of Lexington; one brother, John (Ann) Gilbert of Mesa, AZ; four sisters, Cordia (Emin) Rapier of Winchester, Gladys (Elihu) Stamper of Winchester, Dorothy (Tommy) O’Hair of Middletown, OH and Della Vanderpool of Van Nuys, CA; 25 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. James Harold Combs were held Sunday, June 12, at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton, KY. Burial was in Stonegate Cemetery with Todd Mason, Ricky Creed, Doug Werne, Jeff Strange, Brian Brooks and Kyle Shultz serving as pallbearers. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Grady Jones, 92, husband of Eva Baughman Jones, died Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. He was born June 2, 1924 in Hazard to the late Floyd and Malvary Jones. He was a retired construction worker.
Survivors include, wife, Eva Jones; sons, Grady Jones Jr. and Alfred and wife, Kathleen Jones; daughter, Lena Faye Brewer; sisters, Bertha Wiseman, Stella Benningfield, and Laura Bradshaw; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; numerous great great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Nancy Wright Ratliff, brothers, Tilmon Jones, Granville Jones, Burton Jones, and Jr. Jones, sisters, Zola Jones, Lola Jones, Edith Jones, Gracie Gunn, and Serena King, granddaughter, Davenna Lynn Wright, and great-grandson, Tyler Scott Brewer.
Services were held Thursday, June 9, at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton. Burial was in Jones Cemetery, Clay City Robbie Wright, Tony Wright, Tiny Wright, Darren Brewer, Doug Brewer, Darhyl Brewer, Mike Jones, Daniel Jones, and Conner Morguson. Honorary pallbearers, C.D. Jones, Joey Ratliff, Billy Ratliff, Terri Mays, Wayne Howard, Christian Brewer, Lloyd Craycraft, and all church members and friends. Davis & Davis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.ddfh.net