Hargus Spicer, 63
Hargus Billy Spicer, 63, 8223 Winchester Road, died Tuesday, March 23, at his home. He was born July 5, 1946 to the late William and Geneva Gross Spicer. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his brothers, Bobby Spicer, Winchester, William “Peanut” Spicer, Stanton, and Teddy Spicer, Florida; sisters, Zelma Morefield, Stanton, Wanda Branham, Winchester, and May Gross, Richmond; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Friday, March 26, at 1 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton with burial at Rest Haven Cemetery, Stanton.
Pallbearers were Dustin Bailey, Justin Goodwin, Ricky Strange, Jeremy Sparks, Brian Haddix, William “Peanut” Spicer, Cody Goodwin, Robert Haddix, Ryan Goodwin, and Billy Spicer. Visit guestbook at www.wellsfh.com
Elmer Reed, 83
Elmer M. Reed, 83, Stanton, beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, died Saturday morning, March 20, 2010 at Stanton Nursing Center. Born in Powell County, he was a son of the late E.C. and Ella Johnson Reed and a retired employee of R.R. Dawson Bridge Company. He was a World War II Army veteran that received several metals including a Bronze Star. He was a member, elder and deacon who also served as trustee of Stanton First Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Stanton Masonic Lodge 352 F&AM for 57 years, and a Powell County Farm Bureau Director for several years. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jimmy, Hollis and Linville Reed; and one sister, Mary Reed.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Atkinson Reed; two daughters, Linda Gail Nolan and Lana (Scott) Morehead; one brother, Matthew (Bonnie) Reed; one sister, Elsie Garrett, all of Stanton; three grandchildren, Chris Nolan, Melanie Barnes and Nicholas (Toni) Barnes; two step-grandchildren, Jon and Nick Morehead; three sisters-in-law, Barbara Reed, Doris Lane and Elnora Atkinson; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 22, 2010 at Stanton First Presbyterian Church, Stanton by Rev. Phillip Pogue, Rev. David Rule and Rev. Troy Luttrell with burial with military honors at Stanton Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mark Reed, Seldon Reed, Mike Reed, Mike Atkinson, Randy Stidham and Troy Brooks. Honorary pallbearers were officers of Stanton First Presbyterian Church, Jackie and Mary Bowen, Norman and Darlene Watson, Charlie and Faye Garrett, Renee Foster Brashear, James Edward Dennis and Dr. Charles Noss.
Memorials are requested to Stanton First Presbyterian Church, 420 North Main Street, Stanton KY 40380 and Hospice East, P.O. Box 1209, Stanton KY 40380.
Elmer Reed leaves us with a legacy of love, strength, humbleness and integrity.
Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
William Trent, 77
William Letcher Trent, 77, Springboro, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at Sycamore Hospital. He was born in Powell County April 7, 1932 to Carl and Josie (Tyra) Trent. He was a veteran of the Korean War, a member of Springboro Baptist, and was employed by Appleton Paper for 43 and one half years and retired in 1995. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Arnold, Augustus and Billy Carl “Tootie” Trent; and a niece, Janet “J.R.” Trent.
Survivors include his wife, Laura Eva (Bentley) Trent; a son, Garth Trent and wife Jenny of Avon, Ind.; a daughter, Kelli (Trent) Albert and husband Jim of Springboro; five grandchildren, Karah, Alyssa, Camille, Abigail and Isaac; four sisters, Opal (Elmer) Turner, Reva O’Hair, Gracie (Lee) Lapp, and Clara (Pearl) Brewer; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 26, 2010 at Anderson Funeral Home, 40 N. Main St., Springboro, Ohio by Rev. Cornelious Hancock with burial at Miami Valley Memory Gardens with full military honors.
Send online condolence at www.anderson-fh.com.
Kendall Jones, 79
Kendall B. Jones, 79, of Springboro, died Saturday, March 27 at the Dayton VA Medical Center. He was born on April 26, 1930 in Powell County to Lloyd C. and Bertha (Hatton) Jones. He was a veteran in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He worked in the security department for 30 years, retiring in 1982 from Armco Steel Co. He was a member of the Tytus Avenue First Church of God and the D.A.V. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Ray and Charles E. Jones; and a sister, Lois Patton.
Survivors in addition to his wife of 62 years, Ora Jean Jones, are his son, K. Douglas (Judy) Jones of Springboro; a daughter, Diane (Randell) Brewster of Middletown; four grandchildren, Corey and Casey Jones, Randy Brewster and Mandy Bunch; four great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Dillon and Cadence Bunch and Kailey Brewster; and his brother, Levaughn D. Jones.
A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at the Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home by Rev. Cleta Rider with burial at the Woodside Cemetery with military honors by the Middletown Combined Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tytus Avenue First Church of God. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com.
William Davis Jr., 83
William “Junebug” Davis Jr., 83, 295 7th Avenue, Clay City, widower of Pauline Crowe Davis, died Wednesday morning, March 24, 2010 at Clark Regional Medical Center. Born in Estill County, he was a son of the late William Davis Sr. and Madge Tipton Davis. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, a retired carpenter with Wicker Construction Company, a member of Amvets Post 67, and a member of the Red River Historical Society.
Survivors are one son, Phillip (Janet) Davis of Clay City; one daughter, Vonda (Dean) Tipton of Stanton; one brother, Cecil (Lois) Davis of Clay City; three sisters, Exie (Allen) Minton and Pauline (Fred) Tuttle, both of Lexington, and Beverley (Damon) Bowen of Stanton; four grandchildren, Michael Shane Davis, Christy Lynn Powell, Tausckii DaNelle Tipton and Chase Makenzie Tipton; six great-grandchildren, Ocean Taylar Coon, Lakelyn Page Powell, Katelyn Rayne Powell, Megan Hayes, Kristin DeAnn Davis and Jesse Vance Davis; and his special friend, Mary Lee Osborne.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, 2010 at Hearne Funeral Home Chapel, Stanton by Bro. Jimmy Clark and Bro. George Sparks with burial with military honors at Vaughns Mill Cemetery, Clay City.
Pallbearers were Larry Meadows, Danny Combs, Ronnie Everman, Eck Snowden, Dickie Rice and Dale Hall.
Memorials requested to the 2010 Relay For Life, PO Box 578, Stanton KY 40380. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com.
Vonda Tipton, 45
Vonda Kaye Tipton, 45, Stanton, died Saturday morning, March 27, 2010, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She was the daughter of the late William Davis Jr. and the late Pauline Crowe Daivs. She was a member of Bowen First Church of God. She was the judicial secretary for District Judge, Kenneth Profitt, and she had been very active in Relay For Life.
Survivors include her husband, Dean Tipton; one son, Chase Makenzie Tipton, and one daughter, Tausckii DaNelle Tipton, all of Stanton; one brother, Phillip and his wife, Janet Davis of Clay City; mother-in-law, Gladys Tipton of Stanton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at Bowen First Church of God, 5555 Campton Road, Stanton by Bro. Stephen Donithan with burial at the Knox Cemetery, Griders Ridge, Stanton.
Pallbearers were Shawn Netherly, Pete Netherly, Ricky Tipton, Anthony Floyd, Stevie Collins and Kenneth Profitt.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bowen First Church of God, PO Box 306, Stanton KY 40380.
Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Nelson Bowen, 49
Nelson Dwain Bowen, 49, formerly of Stanton, died Tuesday morning, March 23, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born in Middletown, Ohio, he was a son of Taulbee Bowen III and the late Sue Ewen Bowen Tackett. He was a graduate of Powell County High School, and a former senior service lineman with Clark Energy. He was a former Powell County Little League basketball and baseball coach.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his loving companion, Karen Stapleton of Lexington; one son, Craig Bowen and his companion, Beth Pasley of Stanton; two stepsons, Travis Meadows and Warren Meadows of Stanton; one brother, Shane and his companion, Cassie King of Stanton; one sister, Teresa Fox and her companion, Kevin Fox of Clay City; one grandchild, Cambria Rhyan Bowen and by his former wife, Teresa Bowen of Stanton.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sue Ewen Bowen Tackett; and his sister, B.B. Bowen Barnett.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 26, 2010 at Hearne Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Johnathon Goodwin with eulogy by Mark Bowen and burial at the Bowen Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mark Bowen, Shane Bowen, Travis Meadows, David Goodwin, Barry Ewen, J.L. Bowen, Josh Pelfrey and Warren Meadows. Honorary pallbearers were Shirley and Donna Sue Crabtree, Gale Means, Gary Meadows, Clark Energy employees, Robert King, Brian Frazier, Teddy Ray Lacy, James Goodwin, Jay Means, Amanda Crowe, Darrell Billings, Mendel Tipton and Lynn Stidham.
Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com.
Bruce Roberts, 53
Bruce T. Roberts, 53, 1507 East College Ave., Stanton, passed away Monday, March 15, 2010 at Clark Regional Medical Center. He was born January 22, 1957 in Mt. Sterling to the late James Clay Roberts and Sue Forrester Roberts.
Survivors include his mother, Sue Roberts, Stanton; son, Tyler Roberts, Stanton; daughters, Rhonda Ellis, Clay City and Whitney Roberts, Lexington; brothers, Kevin Wright, Clay City and Jeffery Roberts, Stanton; sisters, Karen Bowling, Texas, Shannon Little, Nicholasville, Tammy Shoemaker, Stanton, and Michelle Medley, Lexington; grandchildren, Sean Ellis, Madison Roberts, and Jayden Roberts. He was preceded in death by his father, James Clay Roberts and son, Jeremy Ryan Roberts.
Services Friday, March 19, 1 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Paul Day. Visitation Thursday 5-9pm at the funeral home. Burial in Rest Haven Cemetery, Morris Creek Road, Stanton.
Pallbearers serving: Erik Fountain, Mikey Shoemaker, Shaun Shoemaker, Mark Little, Danny Dunaway, and Lee McKinney. Honorary pallbearers serving: Sammy “Hoppy” Parks, Donald Lykins, Lnita Roberts, Jeff Roberts, Kevin Wright, Mike and Tammy Shoemaker, Michelle Medley, Shannon Little, Karen Bowling, Sonya King, Darryl and Linda Abner, Mark Atkinson, and University of Kentucky Medical Center staff and doctors. Visit guestbook at www.wellsfh.com
Conrad Clemons, 66
Conrad “Tim” Clemons, 66, of Homosassa, Fla., died Monday, March 22, 2010. Born April 18, 1943 in Clay City, he was a son of the late Roy and Alvia Clemons. He moved to Florida in the early 1970’s and was the owner of Tim Clemons Drywall until he retired in 1998. He was an Air Force veteran and was a longtime resident of “Old” Homosassa and loved the Homosassa River and his air boat. He was a charter member of MacRae’s Coffee Club in Homosassa. Tim never met a stranger and enjoyed life to the fullest. He left behind many friends.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Clemons of Old Homosassa; brothers, Ronald Clemons and James Thelander of Kentucky; sisters, Rossa Taylor and Renee Foster of Kentucky; stepsons, Bill (Laura) Lambutis of Florida and Jim (Kathy) Martin of Georgia; grandchildren, Brandon and Kaitlyn Lambutis of Florida, and Amy, Jennifer and Gail of Georgia; and six step-great-grandchildren.
Friends were received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs. The family suggests that donations be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association in memory of Tim.