Georgia “Joyce” Johnson, 42
Georgia “Joyce” Johnson, 42, of Stanton died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She was a housewife.
She is survived by her parents Raymond and Ruby Tharpe of Stanton; husband John Johnson of Stanton; two sons, Josh Ross of Stanton, and Timmy Tharpe; one daughter, Tabitha Osborne; one grandchild, Joshua James Ross; two brothers, Morgan Craig of Mt. Sterling and Raymond Tharpe Jr. of Stanton; one sister, Jelina Fields of Stanton, and a loyal friend Steve Booth. She was preceded in death by a son Michael Tharpe.
Funeral services were be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Johnny Hurt officiating. Burial was held in the Tharpe Cemetery at Pine Ridge. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.
Luther McIntosh, age 87
Luther McIntosh, age 87, widower of Thelma McIntosh of Boone Creek Road, Stanton, KY died on Friday, December 25, 2015 at the Wolfe County Health and Rehabilitation Center, Campton, KY.
Born in Owsley County he was the son of the late William and Sally Spicer McIntosh. He was a retired auto driver for Ford Motor Company and a member of the Old Time Pentecostal Church of God in Jackson.
In addition to his parents and his wife he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Linda McIntosh; one brother, McKinley McIntosh and by three sisters, Bertila McIntosh, Oma McIntosh and Gertrude Hall.
He is survived by one son, Gary McIntosh of Garden City, MI; three daughters: Janice McIntosh and Patricia (Michael) Sowels of Campton and Barbara Noble of Stanton; two sisters: Nancy Turner of Jackson and Mary (Cecil) Owens of Monroe, MI; eight grandchildren: Tina Kolbas, Craig Morgan, Kimberly Martel, Jeffrey Hensley, Jennifer Pendleton, Kyle Sowels, Miranda McIntosh and Conner McIntosh and nine great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 29 at Hearn Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Landsaw and Rev. Mike Galvin officiating. Interment was held at Stonegate Cemetery with Craig Morgan, Jeffrey Hensley, Kyle Sowels, Rick McIntosh, Josh Pendleton and Doug McIntosh serving as active pallbearers. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Charles Wayne Herman Farmer, 72
Charles Wayne Herman Farmer, 72, husband of Mary McHale Farmer, died Wednesday, Dec. 16 at the VA Medical Center, Lexington. He was born Aug. 24, 1943 in Richmond, Indiana to the late James Earl and Ruthie McQueen Farmer.
He was a Navy Veteran serving as a signalman during the Vietnam era, while serving he was a part of the Dominican Interntion of 1965. He was also a retired carpenter.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Mary McHale Famer, Stanton; sons, Jim and wife, Susie Farmer, Chattanooga, TN and Thomas and wife, Elise Farmer, Louisville; daughter, Rebecca and husband, James Hicks, Portland, Oregon; brothers, Tracy and wife, Brenda Farmer, Bourbon County, Ralph and wife, Millie Farmer, Estill County, and Paul and the late Melody Farmer, Clay City; sisters, Rebecca and husband Don Rolf Jr., Crescent Springs, Rachel and husband, Ron Sizemore, Cincinnati, and Nancy Farmer, Clay City.
P. D. Todd, age 87
P. D. Todd, age 87, widower of Wilma Kincaid Todd, of West College Avenue, Stanton, KY died at his residence on Monday, December 21, 2015 following a long illness.
Born in Clay City, KY he was the son of the late Mitchell and Mary Begley Todd and a retired (1983) Union Group Leader with the Inland Manufacturing Division of General Motors. He was a member and trustee of Powell’s Valley Baptist Church and the former owner (1968-1977) of Stanton Shell Service Station and Todd’s Used Cars. His central focus was his family and he enjoyed taking truck rides, selling and being around cars.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was also preceded in death by two grandchildren: Jordan Hunter Merriman and Aaron Michael Todd Carr; one sister, Alta Alexander; six brothers: Everett Todd, Parnell Todd, James Todd, Clifton “Ticky” Todd, Russell Todd and Wallace Todd along with his special nephew, Billy Cassidy.
He is survived by two sons: Phillip (Virginia) Todd and Paul (Mariam) Todd both of Stanton; three daughters: Gloria (Sam) Carr of Richmond, Mary (Mark) Jutras of Charlotte, NC and Kathy (Mark) Merriman of Stanton; three sisters: Anna Marie Baker of Nicholasville, Aleen (Carl) Rhodes of Irvine and Galda Logston of Richmond; 11 grandchildren: Shelley Carr, Laura Carr and Adam Carr, Becki (Brad) Hays, Derick Todd, Justin Todd, Autumn (Michael) Chandler, Lauren Jutras, Drew Merriman, Janzen (Whitney) Merriman and Aubrey Todd and by 10 great grandchildren: Kaylee Carr Harrison, Kelsey Carr White, Kaden Carr White, Cruse Carr Pingleton, Dalton Hays, Declan Hays, Kincaid Chandler, Mary Austin Chandler, Reece Chandler and Jacie Todd.
Funeral services were officiated by Rev. Kim Rose on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Hearne Funeral Home. Interment was held at Powell’s Valley Cemetery with Derick Todd, Justin Todd, Janzen Merriman, Adam Carr, Brad Hays, Hondo Hearne and Chad Birch serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were his granddaughters, Hospice East and his caregivers: Tammy Whitehead, Donna Gabbard, Delta Campbell, Charlene Kennon, Ollie Hughes, Belvie Jones, Michelle Allen, Connie Reed, Teresa Newsome and Diana Bentley. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com