Eddy Means, 55
Eddy Dean Means, 55, husband of Linda Means, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011 at Clark Regional Medical Center. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was a son of Aneta Means and the late Orvel Means. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and Poppy. He was an electrical contractor by trade and owned many rental properties. Eddy was a self-made man who was a lover of everything on God’s earth, but always put his family first. He never met a stranger; everyone loved him and he loved everyone.
Survivors other than his wife and mother are two daughters, Jasmine (Tim) Dunn and Brittany (Scott) Pennebaker; a son, Zachary Means; two grandchildren, Skylar and Chaney Dunn; two brothers, Danny (Karen) Means and Larry (Aloha) Means; a sister, Doris (Alan) Rogers; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Means.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Lexington. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tim Chesney, Tom Stinnett, Jay Caskey, Jimmy Malone, Jack Barnett and Chris Tzouanakis.
Effie Pasley, 94
Effie Ann Pasley, 94, 4135 Big Andy Ridge, Rogers, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She was born March 26, 1916 in Pilot, to the late Lewis and Polly Gross Townsend.
Survivors include a daughter, Pauline Schooler; son, Levonn Pasley; grandchildren, Marvin Schooler, Johnny Schooler, Jason Schooler, and Michael Pasley; and six great grandchildren.
Services were held on Thursday, Jan. 6 at 3:30 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton. Grandsons served as pallbearers.
William Perry, 79
William Harold (Billy) Perry, 79, of Spring Run Road, Lexington, died Jan.5, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. Born in Beattyville, he was a son of the late William Banford and Beulah Knox Perry and he was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s Degree in commerce and he was a member of the ATO Fraternity. Mr. Perry was a retired federal government agent of the IRS, FAA and EPA.
He is survived by his precious companion, Priscilla “Pris” Smith Conyers of Lexington; one son, William B. Perry of Lexington; one daughter, Jennifer (James D.) Borders of Nicholasville; one stepson, Max (Genia) Conyers of Lexington; two stepdaughters: Rebecca Henderson of Louisville and Judy (Sam) Patterson of Atlanta, Georgia and by eight grandchildren and step grandchildren: Nicholas Borders, Jacob Borders, Benjamin Borders, Evan Borders, Alex Nixon, Emily Nixon, Dylan Conyers and Garrett Conyers.
Funeral services were officiated by Rev. David Bowden and held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 at Hearne Funeral Home Chapel, Stanton. Interment with military honors were held at Chop Chestnut Cemetery, Stanton, alongside his wife, Ruth Aaroe Perry and his parents, William B. and Beulah Knox Perry. Active pallbearers were Ernie Siklas, Jim Borders, Scott Borders, Max Conyers, Nicholas Borders, Dan Perry, Kyle Perry and Alex Nixon. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Thomas Tipton, 75
Thomas Aubrey Tipton, 75, of 1976 Spouts Springs Road, Clay City, passed away Friday morning, Dec. 31, 2010 at U K Medical Center, Lexington. Born in Rosslyn, he was a son of the late Elbert and Lou Emma Halsey Tipton. He was an Army Veteran, a carpenter and a former member of the carpenter’s union. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Sparks.
He is survived by his companion, Phyllis Curtis of Clay City; two sons: Timmy (Pam) Tipton of Stanton, and Elbert Tipton of Clay City; one daughter, Lisa (Greg) Adams of Clay City; one brother, Elbert “E.L.” Tipton and his wife Pat of Okeechobee, Florida; three sisters: Linda (Rick) Vaughn of Okeechobee, Florida, Sandra Creek of Indianapolis, Indiana and Peggy Waddell of Crawfordville, Indiana and by four grandchildren: Martin Tipton, Hannah Tipton, Jonathan Adams and Brittany Adams.
His funeral service was officiated by Rev. Garland Lacy and Rev. David Rule and was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 at Hearne Funeral Home Chapel, Stanton. Interment with military honors followed in Resthaven Cemetery, Morris Creek Road, Stanton.
Active pallbearers were Jonathan Adams, Martin Tipton, Gene Kalar, Sonny Creek and Jordan Benningfield. Honorary pallbearers were Dwain Anderson, James Anderson, Dale Anderson, Linville Willoughby, Kelly King and Rick Tyra. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Annita Wagner, 66
Annita Wagner, 66, First Avenue, Clay City, husband of Terrance Wagner, died at her home Monday, Jan. 3. She was born Jan. 15, 1944 to the late Buddy and Effie Smith Helton.
Survivors include her husband, Terrance Wagner; brothers, James Helton, Charles Helton, and Rose Helton; sisters, Mila King and Rosetta Townsend.
Services were held on Thursday, Jan. 6 at 11a.m. at Wells Clay City Chapel by Rev. George Sparks. Burial followed in Helton Hill Cemetery.