Rev. Dr. Maurice Newton Adams, 86, widow of Mary Lou Murray Adams, died Friday, September 9, 2016 at Stanton Nursing Center. He was born April 5, 1930 in Camden, Ohio, to the late Isaac and Gertrude Beech Adams. He was a retired minister.
Survivors include, sons, Roy E. and wife, Marilyn Adams, New London, NC, Donald M. and wife, Ann Adams, Inverness, FL, Stephen and wife, Anna Carol Adams, Stanton, Doug and wife, Kathy Adams, Hot Springs, Arkansas; daughters, Rhonda Brewer Payne Homosassa, FL, Mary Davis Shepherd and husband, Wayne Shepherd, Clay City, and Kay and husband, Tony Rice, Stanton; 23 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchild.
Services were held Tuesday, September 13, at Harvestime Assembly, Stanton by Rev. Douglas Adams, Rev. Ronald Gene Johns, and Rev. Tony Story. Burial was in Stanton Cemetery with Robin Stokley, Faron Davis, Stephen Adams II, Cody Adams, Anthony Rice, and Carlos Rice. Davis & Davis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.ddfh.net
Denna Carmichael Smyth, 51, of Clay City, died August 18, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born October 25, 1964 to the late Earl and Lela Abney Carmichael of Clay City.
She is survived by her husband Timmy Smyth of Clay City; her sister, Betty (Forrest) Meadows, and nephew Rocky Pelfrey, all of Clay City. She will be sadly missed by her friends and family.
Her earthly remains are at rest with her Mother and Father in the Kennon Cemetery, Clay City, Kentucky.