March 14, 2013
Mary Frances Matherly Harrison, 89, went to her eternal home March 9, 2013, at the Community Hospice Unit at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fla. Mrs. Harrison was born in Lexington, Ky., on Dec. 10, 1923, to William Arthur and Emma Mae Guy Matherly. Raised in Clark County, Ky., she was a 1942 graduate of Trapp High School. Afterwards she graduated from Nazareth School of Nursing, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Ky. On March 1, 1952, she married John S. Harrison who predeceased her after 49 years of marriage spent in Lexington, Ky. She was also predeceased by her sister, Alma Rupard and brother, Finley Y. Wills, both of Winchester.
March 13, 2013
Margaret “Sissy” Frances Clark, 70 of Winchester, widow of David H. Clark, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013, at the Clark Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Clark was born in Clark County on Dec. 7, 1942, to the late Clyde Williams and the late Ida Mae Glass. She was of the Nazarene faith and a homemaker. She is survived by her stepson, David Perry Clark (Cindi) of Cynthiana; three aunts, Betty Curtis of Winchester, Julie Lairson (Luther) of Lexington, and Ruth Smith of Morehead; stepsister, Anna Ruth Becknell of Winchester; stepbrother, Roy Drake of Winchester; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ralph and Janet Ramsey of Richmond, Paul and Shirley Clark of Richmond, and David and Anna McGuire of Winchester; and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.
January 2, 2013
Martha Frances “Nanny” Kendall, 76, of Moreland, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. Born July 10, 1936, Martha was a daughter of the late Edward Gaddis and granddaughter of the late Frances and Hubard Gaddis, who raised her. She was a homemaker and a member of Westside Community UMC. Survivors include her husband, Vester Kendall, Jr; children, Cathy (Frank) Horton, Eddie (Pam) Kendall, Darrell (Donna) Kendall and Barbara Kendall; a sister, Betty (Dawson) Terrell; eight grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
December 21, 2012
Frances Stockdale Steverson Mixon, 78, widow of Leon Mixon, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20 at the Masonic Home of Louisville. She was born in Bath County on Feb. 8, 1934 to the late Harry and Rosa Lee Utterback Stockdale. She was a homemaker, a U.S. Army WAC veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in South Carolina. Survivors include her son, Michael Steverson of China; daughter and Son-in-Law, Deborah and Bev Anderson of Clark County; 4 grandchildren, Natalie Steverson and Nicholas Steverson of CO, Leslie Anderson of Frankfort and Kelsey (Justin)
December 6, 2012
Thelma Frances Clemons Watts, 87, of Clark County, widow of Arthur H. Watts, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Clark Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Watts was born in Clark County on June 4, 1925, to the late McKinley and Nellie Fisher Clemons. She was a homemaker and a member of the El Bethel United Methodist Church. Survivors include, her son, the Rev. A. Wayne Watts (Nancy) of Somerset, pastor of Science Hill United Methodist Church; her daughter, Donna McIntosh (Robert)
November 28, 2012
Larry Allen France, 55, of Winchester passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, in the Clark Regional Medical Center. He was born in Grayson on July 22, 1957, to Willa Bea Adkins France and the late Paul Allen France. Larry was a carpenter and a former coal miner. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Jenkins, and a 1975 graduate of Lafayette High School. He enjoyed fishing, car racing and UK basketball. In addition to his father, Paul Allen France, who passed away Jan. 25, 1987, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Michael Wheeler.
June 20, 2012
Bertha Frances Reed, 81, of Florence, passed away Saturday, June 16, at St. Elizabeth Hospice Center. Born Sept. 17, 1930, in New Salem, Frances was a daughter of the late Dub and Juey Tinsley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Reed; two daughters Dianne Reed and Judith Renner; and a brother, Lowell Tinsley. Survivors include two sons Lionel (Connie) Reed of Independence and Mark (Mary) Reed of Florence; two brothers, Denver Tinsley of Fairfield, Ohio and Darrell Tinsley of Hamilton, Ohio; two sisters, Sharlene Griffin of New Salem and Harlene Johnson of Hustonville; five grandchildren Brian, Brandon, Megan, Meredith and Mark Reed; and three great grandchildren, Aidan, Gavin and Lily Reed. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today (June 21)
May 30, 2012
Nancy “Ruby” Frances Richardson Wilbert, 84, widow of Leo P. Wilbert, passed away at 7:41 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at her home. A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Rhoda Hamilton Richardson. Ruby was a retired LPN and a Nazarene. Survivors include two daughters, Teresa (Angel) Reynosa and Shirley (Terry) Welch; two sons, Glen Rogers and Jackie (Debbie) Stamper; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Carol Bates; two brothers, Joe and Paul E. Richardson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
May 3, 2012
Frances Henderson Lamb, 83, of Paint Lick, died Monday, April 30, in Stanford. Born Feb. 15, 1929, in Paint Lick, Frances was a daughter of the late Ernest R. and Nell J. Hayes Henderson. She had been a part time grocery store and restaurant employee, was an active member of Paint Lick Christian Church and was the widow of Willard G. Lamb. Survivors include sons, Jerry G. Lamb and John Douglas (April) Lamb; a daughter, Peggy (Steve) Orberson; a sister, Betty Howard; seven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
February 3, 2012
Frances Louise Yocum, 52, of Lexington died Wednesday morning at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. She was the sister of George P. Yocum of Winchester Funeral services will be Monday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Springfield. Visitation will be from noon until the hour of service. Burial to follow at Cemetery Hill in Springfield. Chenault Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.