Josephine Brush, 77
Josephine Johnson Brush, 77, of Mt. Sterling, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at St. Joseph Mt. Sterling. She was born June 6, 1937 in Perry County to the late Elmer and Velva Combs Johnson.
Josephine had resided in Clay City before moving to Montgomery County 35 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Clay City. She enjoyed reading, spending time with her family, fellowship at family reunions, going to church and listening to singing. Josephine will be remembered as being very selfless and she will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include, one daughter, Patricia Darlene Brush Willoughby (Robert) of Mt. Sterling; one brother, Roy Johnson (Debra) of Clay City; three grandchildren, Ashley Coons (Lantz) of Mt. Sterling, Mabel Wiler (Gary) of Mt. Sterling and Hazel Tufano (Micha) of Jeffersonville; five great grandchildren, Brandon Wiler (Cortlynn), Logan Wiler, Kelly Thornberry (Dillon), and Akin Coons all of Mt. Sterling and Grace Tufano of Jeffersonville; her beloved dog, Abigail.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Johnson and Ronnie Johnson; one sister, Thelma Johnson Muncie.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Friendship Baptist Church in Clay City. Burial followed in the Combs Cemetery. Bro. Terry Miller officiated the services.
Pallbearers were Robert Willoughby, Lantz Coons, Nathan Johnson, Casey Johnson, Micha Tufano, Doodle Johnson, Roy Johnson and Gary Wiler.
Guestbook at coffmanfuneral.com. Arrangements under the direct care of Coffman Funeral Home & Crematory.
Alvin C. Crowe, 78
Alvin C. “A.C.” Crowe, 78, of Princeton, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at Grave Healthcare in Clarksville, TN. A son of the late James and Elsie Allen Crowe, he was a member of the Creswell Baptist Church and a retired U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Korean and Vietnam War era. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Candice “Candy” Crowe Baxter.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Hines Crowe; two daughters, Sherry (Alvin) Straub, Manteo, MC, and Myra (Jeff) McCune, Derby, Kansas; three grandchildren, Jennifer and Jared Straub, and Nicole (Jay) Johnston, all of North Carolina; three brothers, Burton (Joan) Crowe, Lexington, Rodney Crowe, Princeton, and Jimmy (Pam) Crowe, Stanton.
Memorial services were held Sunday, Oct. 12, 12:30PM Creswell Baptist Church, Caldwell County, with the Rev. Bobby Jackson and Bro. Mike Franklin officiating.
A Memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Donnie Randall Veterans Cemetery, Rosslyn.
Fred C. Hall, 72
Fred C. Hall, 72, of Morris Street, Stanton, died on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington. Born in Lee County, he was the son of the late Dellie Ray Hall and the late Mattie Marie Caldwell Hall. He was a former financial officer with Peoples National Bank and a retired finance manager with Floyd Anderson Chevrolet-Buick in Campton. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lenvil Russell Hall and Lowel Dale Hall.
He is survived by one daughter, Nichole “Nikki” Dupreez and her husband Philip of Fort Lauderdale, FL; one brother, Glen Hall and his wife Doris of Knoxville, TN; one sister, Wilma Williams and her husband Eddie of Knoxville, TN; and by his former wife, Alberta Hall of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.
Henrietta Kirchner, 92
Henrietta Rita Kirchner, 92, of Boone Creek Road, Stanton, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Born in Detroit, MI she was the daughter of the late John Kokowicz and the late Gertrude Jaranowski Kokowicz. She was a retired medical secretary for the Children’s Hospital of Detroit, MI and a former president and secretary of the Women’s Auxiliary of Michigan Amvets. She was a part time piano teacher and a member of Our Lady Of The Mountain Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph T. Kirchner and by two brothers, Edmund and Eugene Kokowicz.
She is survived by two sons: Keith C. and his wife Karlin Kirchner of Irasburg, Vermont and Gregory John and his wife Lorraine Kirchner of Warren, MI; one daughter, Karen and her husband Eligah Vires of Stanton; one sister, Bernadette Stodola of Sarasota, FL; special friend Mikki Silva; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial mass was held on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Our Lady Of The Mountain Catholic Church, Stanton. Interment was in Resthaven Cemetery, Morris Creek Road, Stanton. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.
Harold Patton, 59
Harold Patton, 59, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Hospice Care Plus Compassionate Care Center.
He is survived by one son, Darald Patton of Richmond; two step daughters, Percilla Stamper and her husband Allie of Irvine, and Carlena Woolsey of Richmond; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, James Patton and his wife Gladys of Stanton, and Larry Patton of Stanton; two sisters, Barbara Roberts and her husband Randy of Clay City and Margaret Hatton and her husband Jerry of Dayton, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents Arnold and Della Patton, and his wife Sue Dozier Patton.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Herbert Barnett and Bro. Ike Sams officiating. Burial was in the Oak Dale Cemetery in Irvine. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.
Charla Jo Thorpe, 43
Charla Jo Thorpe, 43, of Courtney Lane, Stanton, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of William M. and Linda Roberts Thorpe of Stanton.
Charla Jo was a former truck driver and a member of Stanton Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her brother, Clinton Wade Thorpe.
In addition to her parents, she is also survived by three daughters: Jazmen Thorpe and Sarah Thorpe of Stanton, and Alyssa Hendershot of Jeffersonville, IN; one sister, Sharon Taylor of Florida; one grandchild, Kaleb Morton Thorpe; a sister-in-law, Michelle Thorpe and by three nieces: Courtney Thorpe, Jacey Thorpe and Leah Taylor.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Ed Thomas and Bro. Warren Rogers were held on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton. Interment was in the Roberts Cemetery with David Thorpe, Rick Roberts, Dan Thorpe, Jim Thorpe, Collin Frazier, and Brandon Patterson serving as active pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Drake, Gary Lee Asch II, Violet Townsend Moore, Ruby Haddix, Michelle Thorpe and Jenna Roberts. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com