Judith Carlson, 90
Judith Carlson, 90, died Feb. 26, 2015. Born in Christopher, and lived in Clay City.
At the age of 60 she went to UK and obtained a degree to become an Ombudsman, she also became a registered nurse.
She is survived by her son, daughter, three grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Juanita Clay Johnson, 74
Juanita Clay Johnson, 74, North Bend Road, widow of Hayden Johnson, passed away Thursday, March 12. She was born May 6, 1940 in Clark County to the late Clay and Lucy Morton Combs Baker. Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Johnson Rose; sisters, Betty Hampton and Joann Stewart; grandchildren, Marissa Gayle Shockey (John), Shannon Chase Rose (Jennifer), Autumn Osborne Sebey (Matt), and Brittany Michelle Osborne; great-grandchildren, Flynn Cornett, Hannah Osborne, and Abigayle Rose.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hayden Johnson; her son, Kevin Johnson; and a daughter, Connie Johnson Osborne; brother, James Combs; and sister, Nancy Warren.
Services were held on Sunday, March 15 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Anthony Molihan. Burial was in Stanton Cemetery with Danny Rose, Shannon Rose,Chris Cornett, Glen Fugate, Charles Luttrell, Autumn Sebey, Ted Johnson, and K. J. Hampton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Walter Hampton, H.T.Derickson, June Johnson, Merle Trusty, Arliss Martin, Billie Ann Fugate, Denny Goode, Matt Sebey, John Shockey, Tim Foster, and Lisa Martin-Johnson.
Donations suggested to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
Donnie Reese Kennon, 69
Donnie Reese Kennon, 69, husband of Brenda Todd Kennon, of Adams Ridge Road, Clay City, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at his residence. Born in Clay City he was the son of Bertie Mae Walton Kennon and the late Elmer Reese Kennon. Donnie was a retired manager at IBM and an employee of Everman’s Gulf.
In addition to his father he was also preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy Kennon.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Kennon and his mother, Bertie Kennon both of Clay City; one daughter, Susan (Donn) Jako of Irvine; two brothers, Travis (Barbara) Kennon of Winchester and Arty (Dina) Kennon of Clay City; four sisters, Inza (Arlon) James of Winchester, Linda (Mark) Colson of Statesville, NC, Janice Pelfrey of Stanton and Darlene (Robbie) Keeton of Clay City; sister-in-law, Sharon Kennon; two grandchildren, Shianne (Justin) Horn of Clay City and Lucas Jako of Irvine; and one great grandchild, Kylie Rae Horn.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Willard Estep and Bro. Steven Williams were held on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton. Interment was in Powell’s Valley Cemetery with Everett “June Bug” Todd, Jr., Billy Todd, Steve Todd, Donn Jako, Lucas Jako, Justin Horn, Travis Kennon, Arlon James and Robbie Keeton serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were co-workers of Everman’s Gulf and Adams Ridge friends. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.
Doris Lynn Lane, 72
Doris Lynn Lane, 72, wife of Luther J. Lane, of Hatton Creek School Road, Stanton, passed away at their residence on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Born in Powell County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Emma Kincaid Burton. She was a former bank teller with Peoples Exchange Bank and she was a member of Stanton Christian Church. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Jimmy Reed; five brothers: Charles Burton, Taylor Burton, Leon Burton, Allen Burton and Bill Burton and by two sisters, Barbara Burton and Janet Riggs.
She is survived by her husband, Luther J. Lane; one son, Mark Reed and his wife Maria of Stanton; one brother, Addison Burton and his wife Evelyn of Russellville; two sisters, Diana Phelps and her husband Dewey of Stanton and Kay Scott of Clay City; and by two grandsons, Matthew (Destine) Reed and son, Kaden and Morgan Reed.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Chris Moon with eulogy by Dwain Anderson was held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton. Interment was in the Stanton Cemetery with Matthew Reed, Morgan Reed, Joe Scott, Dwain Anderson, Kenneth Kirkpatrick, Stevie Collins, Gary Crabtree and Jeff Lane serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Troy Brooks, PA, Barbara Crabtree, Nellie Anderson, Donna Gabbard, Delta Campbell, Sue Wells, Pat Pritchard, Kayla Ledford, Chelsea Nolan and Patty Gordon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice East. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.
Donald Eugene Lowry, 80
Donald Eugene Lowry, 80, East College Avenue, Stanton, husband of Rita Lowry, died Tuesday, March 10 at his home. He was born April 12, 1934 in Clark County to the late Floyd and Goldie Lowry. He was a retired Rockwell employee, Kroger employee, and Chairman of the Stanton Housing Authority. He was a member of the Clay City Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Herschel Lowry; sons, Neil and David Lowry; grandson, Ryan Lowry; and great-grandson, Jace Tolson.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Lowry, Stanton; son, Keith and wife, Connie Lowry, Stanton; daughter, Bonnie White, Stanton; grandchildren, Nakisha White and Barina White, Stanton; Harry Lowry, Clay City, Natacha Lowry, Clay City, Shae and husband Stuart Baird, Louisville, and Jessica and husband, William Gardner, Lexington; special family, Charlie and Brittany Tolson, Stanton; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 12 by Bro. Warren Rogers and Rev. Anthony Molihan. Burial was in Stonegate Cemetery with Ronald Embs, Ian Morton, Jimmy Hall Cecil Parker, Harold Howard, Charlie Tolson, Daylan Lowry, and William Gardner serving as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers serving were Neil Buchanan, Bud Parks, CB Martin, Delmont Neal, Charlie Rogers, Ray Holland, Buford Mattingly, Eugene Hampton, Willie Profitt, Pat Brewer, Talmadge Smallwood, Rog and Poodle Matthews, Shirley Skidmore, Phyllis Kearns, Phyllis Rucker, Snookie White, and all retired Rockwell Trade Employees.
Daniel Eugene Potts, 57
Daniel Eugene Potts, 57, of Little Hardwicks Creek Road, Clay City, passed away at his residence on March 8, 2015. Born in Dayton, OH he was the son of Austin Raymond Potts and Norma Jean Wovries Potts. Dan worked for Bellerud Transport, Inc. for several years, then as owner/operator of his trucking transport business traveling across country from California to New York.
He is survived by two sons, Austin William (Jenny) Potts of Bartow, FL and Casey Ryan (Shauna) Potts of Jacksonville, FL; one daughter, Heather Nicole Potts of Floral City, FL; his parents, Austin Raymond and Norma Jean Potts of Clay City; one brother, Ronald Lee Potts of San Francisco, CA and two grandchildren, Chloe Alana Scott and Jack Elliot Potts.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Gary Willoughby were conducted on Friday, March 13, 2015 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton, KY. Interment was in the Powell’s Valley Cemetery, Clay City, with Austin W. Potts, Casey R. Potts, Aaron Kennon, Ed Marcum, Darrell Slemp and Russell Potts serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Ronald Potts, Wayne Patrick and Kevin Patrick. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.