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Jefferson King Schaeffer

1957 -- 2018

 

Jefferson King Schaeffer, 61, of Louisa, formerly of Ashland, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 in Ashland.

Jeff was born May 10, 1957 in Ashland, a son of the late Harry Mac Schaeffer and Elizabeth Anita Sizemore Schaeffer. Jeff was preceded in death by his birth mother Alice Clements and a son Christopher Cody Terry.

Jeff attended Centenary United Methodist Church in Ashland. He was a 1975 graduate of Paul Blazer High School. He served as President of the Morehead-Rowan County Jaycees and on the board of the Morehead Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff enjoyed coaching baseball for the Louisa-Ft. Gay Civic League and assistant coaching for the Lawrence County Lady Bulldogs High School Softball Team. He also was a certified Plumbing Inspector for the State of Kentucky. Jeff worked for many years in plant operations at AK Steel. He managed the SuperAmerica store in Morehead, worked for Workman & Sons Plumbing and most recently in sales with Tri-State Industrial Supply.

Survivors include his wife Lisa Moore Schaeffer of Louisa, sons Jefferson Blake Schaeffer of Louisa, Luke Bradley Schaeffer currently stationed with the US Marines in 29 Palms, CA, his daughter Brittney Schaeffer of Pikeville, KY, brothers George William Wyatt and wife Rita of Knoxville, TN, Harry Lee Schaeffer of Ashland, sisters Hilma Harned and husband Lyndall of Ashland, Nicole Hanna of Galena, MO, his grandson Brently Schaeffer and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Monday, August 20, 2018 at the Steen Funeral Home 13th St. Chapel by Greg Caudill.  Burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.

Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00-6:00pm and Monday prior to the service from 1:00- 2:00pm.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Addiction Recovery Care, C/O Odyssey, P.O. Box 686, Louisa, KY 41230

Online condolence to www.steenfuneralhome.com

 

Darrell Ray Robertson 

1964 -- 2018

 

Darrell Ray Robertson, 54, of Fort Gay, WV went home to be with the Lord on August 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

Darrell was born Jan. 1, 1964 at Louisa, KY, the son of Ralph Robertson and the late Wanda Spears Robertson. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by a brother Ralph Dale Robertson and two sisters Sharon Kay Lockhart and Debra Lynn Robertson.

He was a disabled truck driver who served in the United States Army and was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include his loving wife Roberta Hager Robertson; a daughter  Jessica Hardin and husband Joey; two sons Michael Hager and wife Denise and Anthony Robertson and wife Stephanie; His father Ralph Robertson; three sisters Bonnie Wilcoxon and husband Dean, Linda Maynard and husband Steve, and Pamela Thompson and husband Mike; ten grandchildren Brooklynn (Whyatt), Noah, Jadyn, Jacob, James, Mclean, Devon, Lacretia (Doug), Josie (Dakota) and Weston; five Great Grandchildren Oliver, Karter, Tenley, Kyah, Kylie.

He also leaves behind a extended family he loved Lisa Hager, Bridget (Bobby) James, and Rose Hager; and close friends Chris and Sharon Napier, Mack Cyrus, Kevin and Kathy Maynard.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 16 at 1:00 pm at the Oak Grove Church with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus and Rev. Frank Copley officiating. Burial with full military honors will be held at the Robertson Cemetery on Spruce Road Fort Gay, WV following the services.

Friends may visit the family on Wednesday after 6:00 pm at the Oak Grove Church.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

 

Karen L. Robertson

1944 -- 2018

 

Karen L. Robertson passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY.

Karen was born October 10, 1944 in Fort Gay, WV to the late George and Mary Alice Edwards Jr. Karen was known for her love of baking. She owned Karen's Cakes and worked in the Foodland Bakery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Curtis Robertson and her sister Margaret Ann Waggoner.

Survivors include her daughters LeeAnn (Jim) Howard and Annette (John) Gaskins; grandchildren Bobbi Howard, Jake (Megan) Gaskins, and Katie (Eric) McGinnis; great granddaughter Gracie McGinnis; and sister Mary Lynn Smith.

Funeral Services for Ms. Robertson will be Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM with Pastor Kevin Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Fort Gay Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Robertson.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

 

 

Jean Preston Hagaman

1926 -- 2018

 

Jean Preston Hagaman, 92, of Louisa, died August 12, 2018 at the Jordan Center in Louisa.

She was born June 3, 1926 in Georges Creek, KY to the late James and Delta Moore Preston.

Mrs. Hagaman was retired from the Lawrence County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband George Hagaman, son Brad Hagaman, and siblings Eula Hall, Aileen Lindsey, Juanita Hagaman, Herbert Preston, Bill Preston, David Preston, and Joan Kelly.
Survivors include a daughter Karen (Paul) Deaton, brother James Preston, 5 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Friday, August 17, 2018 in the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Bevins officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family from 11:00 AM until time of service.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com .

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Cliston Pete Jude

1950 -- 2018

 

Cliston Pete Jude 67 of Ulysses, KY passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 at his home as a result of a lawn mower accident.

He was born on September 23, 1950 in Pilgrim, KY; he was a son of the late James Thomas and Mahala Maynard Jude. He was also preceded in death by his grandson, Aiden Maverick Preston, sister, Julia Jude Bailey, and brothers, Harvey and Billy Jude.

Pete was a heavy equipment operator and attended the Meade’s Branch Freewill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his spouse, Sadie Cook Jude of Ulysses, KY, sons, Tracy (Angel) Jude of Belfry, KY, Jason Jude of Lovely, KY, James Ronald (Betty) Triplett of Mississippi, daughters, Jolene Jude (Robbie) Wolford of Camden, S.C., and Brittany Louise Jude (Eric who was like a son) Preston of Ulysses, KY as well as 10 grandchildren. Pete also leaves behind his siblings; Clifford (Rachel) Jude of Breathitt Co., KY, Robert “Buck” and the late Mildred Jude of Lovely, KY, Vonda Jude of Lovely, KY, Ed (Ruby) Jude of Belfry, KY, Hessie Jude (Natti) Avitta of Ft. Myers, Florida, Bonnie Jean (Willie) Mullins of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Mindy (Trenton) Evans of Belfry, KY, and Mary (Joe) Jude of Pilgrim, KY. He also leaves behind a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Meade’s Branch Freewill Baptist Church with Elder Richard Staton officiating. Burial will follow in the Family Cemetery of Ulysses, KY.

Visitation will be after 5pm on Sunday and until time of services on Tuesday at the church.

Mullins Family Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Cliston Pete Jude.

 

Nancy Perry

1940 -- 2018

Nancy Perry, 78, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY.

Nancy was born June 18, 1940 to the late Craig and Nancy MacQuaid. Nancy was a retired educator, having spent over 40 years in the classroom. After she retired from teaching, you could find her at Wal-Mart, welcoming all those that entered. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisa, where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was also a volunteer with 4H, the Library and a member of the Homemakers.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Dallas Perry and her sister Margie Uckele.

Survivors include her children Ginny (Shawn) Harper, Mary (Stuart) Henson, James (Mellisa) Perry and Dale Perry; grandchildren Megan Harper, Spencer Perry, Jacob (Gabby Elsbernd), Audree Harper Williams, Nathan Perry, Karina Henson, Cody Perry, Katherine Henson, Blake Perry, and John Henson; great granddaughter Kenzley Perry; brother Craig (Norma) MacQuaid Jr; sister in law Sally Perry Turner; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Perry will be Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2:30 PM at Louisa First Baptist Church with Pastor Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Visitation for Mrs. Perry will be Saturday, August 11, 2018 after 6:00 PM in the Young Funeral Home Chapel and Sunday, August 12, 2018 from Noon until time of service.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mrs. Perry. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

 

 

Barry Gene Runyon

1947 -- 2018

Barry Gene Runyon, 70, of Louisa, KY passed away August 2, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Runyon was born December 19, 1947 to the late Bradford and Theodora Runyon of Paintsville, KY formerly of Pikeville, KY. He was preceded in death by his infant grandson, Jace McNeil Rowland and brother, Brian Runyon.

Mr. Runyon is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kay McNeil Runyon, son David (Stephanie) Runyon, daughters, Julie (Jason) Rowland of Lawrenceburg, KY and Jamie Runyon Derifield of Lawrenceburg, KY, . He was Pops to to his beloved grandchildren, Taylor Shepherd and Hayden Derifield. He is also survived by two brothers, Brad and Burton Runyon, and a sister, Bradora Plummer.

Mr. Runyon was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisa, KY where he served as Deacon and previously as Treasurer and Sunday School Teacher. He was a retired Coal Operator in partnership with his brother, Brian.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Louisa with Pastor Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 6-9 pm at Wilson Funeral Home.

All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

 

Betsy Fitchpatrick

1925 -- 2018

 

Betsy Fitchpatrick, 93, of Louisa, KY passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Fitchpatrick was born March 1, 1925 in Inez, KY to the late Harrison Muncy and Julie Damron Muncy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick Fitchpatrick in 2009, one son, Harrison “Bud” Fitchpatrick, one daughter, Charolette Burke, and two grandsons, Johnny and Shawn Michael Fitchpatrick. 

She is survived by five sons, Jackie Fitchpatrick, Johnny (Belinda) Fitchpatrick, Richard (Leigh Ann) Fitchpatrick, Tommy (Carla) Fitchpatrick, James Fitchpatrick; four daughters Brettia (Rick) Hammond, Sylvia (Ralph) Fugett, Betty (Ova) Boggs, Jean (Phillip) Colm; and one sister, Laura Bowen.  She also leaves behind thirty-one grandchildren, forty-six great-grandchildren, and nineteen great-great-grandchildren.                                      

Mrs. Fitchpatrick was a homemaker and member of Richardson Chapel Church.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Nathan Harless officiating. Burial will follow in the Fitchpatrick Cemetery at Louisa.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday, August 2 after 6:00 PM at Wilson Funeral Home.

All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

 

 

Robert 'Bob' Lyons 

1935 -- 2018

 

Bob Lyons, 82, of Louisa, KY passed away Friday July 27, 2018 following a truck accident.

Bob was born September 10, 1935 at Morrow, Ohio, the son of the late Albert and Erma Ratliff Lyons. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son Rocky Maynard, a step daughter Ruth Ann Maynard, and a sister Nancy Hoffman.

Bob was a master diesel mechanic, heavy equipment operator, and logger. He loved his family and loved to work.

Survivors include his lifelong companion Brenda Kay Maynard; six daughters Bobbie Maynard of Louisa, Linda (Charles) Mullett of Louisa, Louella “Squeaky” (Chuckie) Maynard of Ulysses, Erma “Bear” (Blue) Conn of Martin, Virginia “Heavy” (Bucky) Burchett of Louisa, and Sabrina “Punkin” Maynard also of Louisa; a son Robert Mike (Misty) Lyons Jr. of Blaine; and a sister Louella Lyons of Morrow, Ohio; 14 grandchildren Charles Austin Mullett, Ricky Lee Carter, Michelle Litton, Dawn Lyons, Roger Lyons, Kevin Mullett, Alandria Smith, Jada Smith, Mikey Lyons, Savanna Burchett, Rocky Burchett, Shianna Lyons, Hope Lyons, and Trace Maynard Slone.

Funeral services will be held on Monday July 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Maynard Cemetery, Ash Branch Rd Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Sunday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

Ms. Hazel Damron

1946 -- 2018

 

Ms. Hazel Damron. 71, of Louisa, KY died Saturday, July 28, 2018 at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY.

Hazel was born August 23, 1946 to the late Charlie and Risba Ham. She was a member of the Louisa Freewill Baptist Church. She loved her church and her church family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Clifford Damron; granddaughter Haley Damron; sisters Tennie Faye Ham and Virginia Sue Ham; and brothers Issac Monterville Ham and Charles David Ham. 

Survivors include her son and daughter in law Cllifford and Carolyn L. Damron; granddaughter Jerri Brianna Damron; and sisters Roxie Garnett Little and Anna Roberts.

Visitation will be Monday, July 30 after 6:00 PM at the Louisa Freewill Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Louisa Freewill Baptist Church with Brother Nathan Harless officiating. Burial will follow in the Maynard Cemetery. 

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com .

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Damron. 

 

 

Duke Martin Tibbs

1968 -- 2018

 

Duke Martin Tibbs, 50, of Louisa, Ky. died Thursday, July 26, 2018 at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY.

Duke was born July 18, 1968 in Bluefield, WV to Brenda Tibbs, who survives. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his siblings Lisa Tibbs, Tina Mitchell, Michael Kincaid and Crystal Kincaid. Duke was preceded in death by his sister Cherry Kincaid.

As were Duke's wishes, he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Tibbs.

 

 

Ghetonda Yates

1972 -- 2018

 

Ghetonda Yates, 45, of Columbus, OH passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Yates was born August 19, 1972 in Ashland, Kentucky to Warren Douglas Jordan and the late Linda Bryan Jordan-Branham.

She is survived by her husband Ronald Yates, her father Warren Jordan Jordan; two daughters Ashlee Nicole Stewart and Hollie Ann Scappaticcio; one brother, Gregory Jordan; one step-son Joey Yates, and one granddaughter Madilyn Grace Scappaticcio

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Neil Wilks officiating. Burial will follow in the Ogle Cemetery at Cattletsburg, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday, July 27 after 6:00 PM at Wilson Funeral Home.

All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

Lillian Ledoshia “Lil” Rowe

1932 -- 2018

 

Lillian Ledoshia “Lil” Rowe, 85, of Louisa, KY passed away Wednesday July 25, 2018 into the arms of her Heavenly Father with her family by her side. 

Mrs. Rowe was born December 25, 1932 in Tadpole, KY to the late Garfield and Millie Lou Thompson Scarberry.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers Curtis Edward Scarberry, Scott Winfield Scarberry, and infant brother Kenneth Scarberry.

She is survived by her loving husband, Orville Rowe, one son, Orville Dallas Rowe, one daughter, Brenda Banks, four sisters, Gretchen Childers, Bessie Rowe, Bonnie Sue Blackshire, and Ruby Ann Price, and one brother, John Henry Scarberry.  She also leaves behind seven grandchildren, J.R. Cook, Stuart Cook, Brent Cook, Kris Rowe, Seth Rowe, Brandon Steigmann, and Tristan Rowe. She also has seven precious great grandchildren.

Lil was a member of the Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church for over 40 years. She loved to play softball and also played on several bowling leagues. She began Lil’s Pizza in 1982 and became a staple to the Cherryville community. She loved her family and especially he grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Price and Rev. Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family at any time after 6:00 pm on Friday at the church, and after 11:00 am until time of services on Saturday also at the church.

The family would like to thank Dr. Marc Workman and the Nursing Staff at Three Rivers Medical Center for their kind help.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

Mary F. Barker

1949 -- 2018

 

Mary F. Barker, 69, of Martha, KY went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, KY.

Mary was born at home in Martha, KY on July 2, 1949 to the late Felix and Iva Kelly. She gave her life to the Lord in 1973 and was a devout Christian. She attended the Martha Church of God. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Herbert Thomas Barker, Jr; sister Reda Baker and brother Roba Kelly. 

Survivors include her children Steven Barker and Alicia Renee' Roberts; grandchildren Herbie Ray Barker, Zachery Thomas Barker, and Ashley Adcock; brothers Lonnie Kelly, Donnie Kelly, David Kelly, and William Jesse Kelly; and sisters Ruby Rose, Ruth Barker, Lucy McLain, and Hester Craft. 

Graveside services for Ms. Barker will be Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Kelly Cemetery in Martha, KY. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested expressions of sympathy take form of donations to help cover funeral expenses.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Barker. 

 

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

 

Charles Edward Colvin

1934 -- 2018

 

Charles Edward Colvin, 83, of Canton, OH passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

Mr. Colvin was born August 28, 1934 in Louisa, KY to the late Bruce and Gay Colvin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Bob Colvin.

He is survived by three sons, Marcus Colvin, Charles Colvin, and Ricky Colvin, one daughter, Angela Shirkey, one brother Bill Colvin, and two sisters Ann Butcher and Sue Mullins.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1pm on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Yatesville Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit the family on Friday, July 20 after 11:00 AM at Wilson Funeral Home.

All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Joanne Betty Tucker

1938 -- 2018

 

Joanne Betty Tucker, 79, of Louisa, KYJoanne Betty Tucker, 79, of Louisa, KY passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

Ms.Tucker was born November 28, 1938 in Wayne County, WV to the late James Garnet and Ethel Mae Booth Tucker.

She is survived by a son Jeffrey Tucker and wife Sandra of Louisa, KY and one daughter, Darla Tucker. She is also survived by three brothers Forest, Thomas, and Glenn Tucker, two sisters Glenna Yurkavage and Rhonda Crisp, and a special nephew Neil Yurkavage. 


The family will have a memorial service at a later date. All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

Sharon Diane (Lee) Sears

1959 -- 2018

 

Sharon Diane (Lee) Sears, 59, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Central Florida Regional Hospital after a sudden illness.

Sharon was born March 27, 1959 in Ashland, KY to the late Tom and Johnnie Lee of Burnaugh, KY.

Sharon is survived by her loving husband John Sears of Sanford, FL; son Nicholas Sears of Pasco County, FL; sister Linda (Jack) Hammond of Louisa, KY; nephews Gerry (Myra) Hammond of Prichard, WV and Mark (Laci) Hammond of Ashland, KY; great nephews Tucker Hammond, Blake Hammond, James Ingles; special great niece Kyah Hammond; and many cousins and extended family.

Sharon graduated from Boyd County High School in 1977 and received her bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky. She spent her adult life working in Public Relations, most recently as the Orlando Market Manager for Guidewell Emergency Doctors. Sharon also spent many other years at jobs in marketing and public relations, including a political consultant, Executive Director of Convention and Visitors Bureau, a professor for University of Dayton, Marketing and Public Relations Director for Dayton International Airport, Public Relations Manager for Port of Columbus International Airport, and Public Relations Director for the Greater Cincinnati March of Dimes.

Sharon was a very special person, who lived life to the fullest every day. She always wanted nothing more than to make a difference in people's lives. She was an avid University of Kentucky fan, serving on local, regional and national alumni boards. She was also an avid animal lover and always had her trusted Rottweilers Jenny and Calli by her side. Family was everything to Sharon (also known as Nana). She would move mountains for them. Even though she left Kentucky many years ago, it was always home. She would tell anyone that would listen about where she was from, the people she loved, and most importantly about her family.

Visitation for Sharon will be Friday, July 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Danny Wallace officiating. Burial will follow in the Hammond Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mrs. Sears.

 

 

Bettie Lewis

1942 -- 2018

 

Bettie Lewis, 75, of Kenova, WV died Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Community Hospice in Ashland, KY.

Betty was born October 7, 1942 in Huntington, WV to the late Raymond and Mary Turner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Rex Lewis and Robert Lewis and her brother Jack Turner.

Survivors include her children Joe Lewis, Della Newman and Christine Burton; grandchildren Rachel, Candace, Alexandra, Kathy, Brian, Sammy, Angel, Christopher, David, Jeffrey, and Matthew; 18 great grandchildren; and siblings JoAnne Turner, Barbara Smith, Judy Turner Marshall, Shirley Keller, Don Turner, Richard Turner and Debbie Brumfield.

Visitation for Ms. Lewis will be Saturday, July 21 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Kenova Church of Christ.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM at Kenova Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Dock's Creek Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www,youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Lewis.

 

 

Lawrence Edward (Ed) Austin

1956 -- 2018

On Friday, July 13, 2018, Lawrence Edward (Ed) Austin, age 61, passed from this world into his heavenly home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Bluefield, WV in October of 1956 to Dorothy Wimmer Austin and Rages Austin, Ed is survived by his beloved wife Joyce Boggs Austin, his parents Dorothy and Rages, his sister Barbara Austin Deem (John), sister in law LaDonna Maness Austin, nieces Kimberly Austin Chapman and Ashley Deem Merritt (Sean), nephews Russell Austin (Crystal) and Tyler Deem. He also leaves several great nieces and nephews whom he loved very much. He is predeceased by his older brother Randall Austin and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

As a young school aged boy Ed spent many years living in Williamson, WV where he excelled in sports and had countless friends. It was here that he began his professional work career in the mining field working with machine recovery. In 1977 he relocated to Lawrence county, KY to continue a successful career with the mining industry with the Martiki Coal Company. He mastered all challenges of the business and was a professional and personal mentor to many coworkers.

Upon the closure of the mine Ed returned to school and earned a degree in business. He changed professional directions and held several administrative positions with various medical facilities in the tri-state area.

Ed later earned his degree in Bible/Theology from Tri-State Bible College. He fulfilled his calling to go into ministry and was an Associate Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Louisa and the Senior Pastor of Unity Baptist Church in Blaine. Ed's greatest desire was that everyone accept the gift of salvation from Jesus Christ. He ministered to people from the pulpit, through his many counseling sessions, and through his example of how to live a grateful servant's life. Ed was always ready to meet the needs and desires of others above his own in a truly selfless manner. He was born with a servants' heart and he lived his life for the glory of his blessed Lord. It was in teaching and sharing the gospel that he found his most fulfilled and satisfying work.

Throughout his life Ed participated in civic work as a member of the Scottish Rite, as the Grand Master of the Apperson 195 Masonic Lodge, served as a Kentucky Colonel and was active with the Gideon International Group. He was also employed by the Lawrence County Schools as a bus driver. He enjoyed being around kids of all ages and loved seeing "his kids" learning and succeeding in school and in life.

A servant heart, a joyful spirit, a protector, a mentor, a teacher, a coach, an encourager, a true Man of God who always believed that it was his honor to give "My Utmost For His Highest."

Services for Ed Austin are as follows:

Visitation will be Monday, July 16 from 6-9 p.m. at Wilson's Funeral Home;

Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Louisa on Tuesday, July 17 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Chuck Price officiating. Immediately following services burial will take place at the Greenlawn Cemetary in Louisa.

In lieu of flowers you may consider donations to the Gideon International, Lawrence County Camp, P.O. Box 355, Louisa, KY 41230.

 

 

Christopher Paul Mullett

1978 -- 2018

 

Christopher Paul Mullett, 39, of Louisa, KY passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at St. Mary's Medical Center.

Mr. Mullett was born December 24, 1978 in Lawrence Co., Kentucky to the late James Millard Mullett and Mae Pack Mullett. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, John Sherman and Irene Pack, paternal grandfather, Big Jim Mullett, and five uncles, Emory Lynn, Vernon, Simon John, and Freddie Pack and Gary Mounts.

He is survived by his mother Mae (Pack) Mullett; three brothers, Gary Mullett, Michael Mullett, and Jamie Mullett; grandmother, Grace Olds, and a host of nieces nephews, cousins, friends, and his best buddy, Colby.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Wilson Funeral Home with Jerry Patrick officiating. Burial will follow in the Thompson Cemetery on Vinson Branch in Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday, July 12 after 6:00 PM at Wilson Funeral Home.

All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

Ruth Carol Niswonger 

1948 -- 2018

 

Ruth Carol Niswonger, 69, of Allons, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord and Loved ones on June 29th, 2018.

Carol was born September 28th, 1948 the daughter of the late Tommie G. Wilson and Joseph W. Sizemore and was raised by her father, the late Robert Woodrow Wilson, sister of the late Frances M. Pylant. She was the wife of Roy Niswonger, Mother to David Marquette, III and Carla Marquette, Missy and Jeff Holt, Kelly and Terry Hicks, Grandmother to Brandon and Brooklyn Marquette, Erika and Aaron Lokai, Allyson and Kyle Holt, Hayden and Gavin Hicks, Justin, Jillian and Ethan Williams and Great-Grandmother to Jordan Lee Sites and Aunt to Michael Wilson, Christopher and Patrick Pylant.

She was preceded in death by her Maternal Grandparents, Luther Lee and Dolly Frances Hall, Paternal Grandparents, Jay Samuel and Marie Webb Wilson, her Parents, Tommie Gay and Robert Woodrow Wilson, and her Father, Joseph W. Sizemore, and her Sister, Frances Marie Pylant.

Carol was a Christian who loved Our Lord and loved being with her family and missed those who had gone on before her and will be enjoying that reunion in heaven and will meet us in heaven again one day.

Celebration of Life services will be held on Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at Wilson Funeral Home, 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, Kentucky 41230 at 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Family viewing 2:00 -3:00 p.m.

 

 

Trudy L. Harless

1981 -- 2018

 

Trudy L. Harless, 36, of Louisa, KY died Monday, July 2, 2018.

Trudy was born August 26, 1981 to the late Frank Pridemore and Violet Smith Cable. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her sister Edith Harless.

Survivors include her mother Violet Cable, her children Zoey Hammonds and Jesse Hammonds; brothers Frankie Pridemore and James Harless; and niece Anna Pridemore.

Gradeside services will be conducted Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Harless Cemetery.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Harless.

 

 

July 10, 2018

Ricky Lee Butcher

1958 -- 2018

 

Ricky Lee Butcher, 60, of Louisa, KY died Monday, July 9, 2018.

Ricky was born February 3, 1958 to the late Richard Butcher and Edna Webb Butcher.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter and son in law Courtney and Suresh Vottikonda and siblings Ronnie Butcher, Connie Clay and Patty Clay.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation for Mr. Butcher will be Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Butcher.

 

 

Phillip R. Bowen

1951 -- 2018

Phillip R. Bowen, 66, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, KY.

Phillip was born September 11, 1951 in Louisa, KY to the late Charles and Jessie (Price) Bowen. Mr. Bowen proudly served his country in the Marine Corp. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Larry Keith Bowen and Carl David Bowen.

Survivors include his wife Lorine Bowen; children Charles Jason Ray Bowen, Kyle Vance, and Paul David Cook; grandchildren Krissy Bowen, Amanda Bowen, Gregory Bowen and Mason Bowen; great grandchildren Xavier Chase Bowen and Isabella Bowen; and sister Deborah Lou Davis.

As were Mr. Bowen's wishes, there will be no public services.

Bee McKenzie

1930 -- 2018

 

Bee McKenzie, 87, of Rush, KY passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Three Rivers Medical Center.

Bee was born December 17, 1930 to the late Hood and Lizzie (Blankenship) McKenzie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings Jesse McKenzie, Frank McKenzie, Jasper McKenzie, Eli McKenzie, Bill McKenzie, Mary Thompson, Jane McKenzie, Gertrude Collins, and Virgie Horton.

Surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Monday, July 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Blevins Cemetery.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mr. McKenzie.

 

 

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