Bro. Danny Burnom Baker, 65, of Dreyfus, Kentucky, died Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. A son of the late Burnom Baker and Gladys Hunter Baker, was born in Madison County on February 1, 1952. He had worked as an auto mechanic painter and enjoyed looking at old cars. Since 1996, he served as Assistant Pastor at the Richmond House of Prayer. He loved his church and serving in that capacity. On September 29, 1994, he was united in marriage to Donna Sue Scenters Baker who survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Daniel Baker and wife, Ashley Baker of Berea, and Timothy Coffey and wife, Rebecca Coffey of Lancaster; two daughters: Marilyn Baker of Richmond, and Alisya Shouse and husband, Tim Shouse of Berea; his brother, Mitchell Baker; four sisters, Paulette Gilliam and husband, Gene Gilliam, Kay Evans and husband, William Evans, Myrna Hehr and husband, Wally Hehr, and Ruth Felty; ten grandchildren, Brandon Coffey, Amber Locker, Abbie Rippeon, Chevy Coffey, Brayden Baker, Eil Coffey, Ava Baker, T. J. Shouse and wife, Tasha Shouse, Austin Isaacs and wife, Racheal Isaacs, and Eli Ratliff; and a number of great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dale Baker and Noland Baker; and two sisters: Carolyn Bradley and Donna Gabbard.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 5, at Richmond House of Prayer, 330 Mule Shed Lane, Richmond, with Bro. Owen S. Moody and Bro. Clyde Wimmer officiating. Burial in the Bark Road Cemetery. Pallbearers were Daniel Baker, Bobby Powell, Clifford Rose, Tommy Ballard, Brian Webb, and Dalton Moody. Honorary Pallbearers were Hazel Ramsey, Mitch Locker, Edna Banks, Owen Howard, and the entire Richmond House of Prayer church family.
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home of Richmond is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur Embry, 76, of Maupin Hill Road in Irvine died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at his home following a long illness. He was born April 20, 1940 in Estill County and was the son of the late Hugh and Hazel Babb Embry. He was a mason and a retired rig operator with Western Cruise. He attended the Lower Red Lick Holiness Church and the House of Prayer. He had lived in Estill County all of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Plowman Embry;
five daughters, Connie Murphy and husband, Dennis Murphy of Estill County, Bobbie Townsend and husband, James Townsend of Estill County, Hazel Hardy and husband, Jimmy Hardy of Estill County, Charlene Sellars and husband, Tony of Estill County, and April Embry Coffey and husband, Jason Coffey of Estill County; four sons, Arthur Earl Embry and wife, Patty Embry of Estill County, Michael Jr. Embry and wife, Annie Embry of Estill County, Brian Eugene Embry and wife, Amanda Embry of Estill County, and Dwight Steven Embry of Estill County; 22 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a grandchild he raised, Brook Townsend; many nieces and nephews; and two pets, Gracie and Tiger.
He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Michael Edward Townsend and Lucas Carl Embry; three sisters; Louise Arvin, Gracie May Embry, and Mattie Embry; and five brothers; Eugene Embry, Robert Embry, Shannon Embry, Nelson Vickers, and Chester Embry; and two loving pets, Prince and Lazy.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Bruce Alcorn, Bro. Jerry Rose, and Bro Paul Luster. Burial at the West Irvine Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Matthew Murphy, Arthur Earl Embry, Jr., Cameron Townsend, Roger Embry, Charlie Arvin, and Larry Arvin.
Odell Newton, 69, of St. Timothy Road in Irvine died Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the Compassionate Care Center following a long illness. He was born January 7, 1948 in Estill County and was the son of the late Dillard and Daisy Canter Newton. He was a construction worker and had lived in Estill Co. all his life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Estes Newton.
He is survived by three daughters, Chrystal Taylor of Estill County, Ella Gordon of Estill County, and Judy Rose of Louisville; two sisters, Jewel Dean Young of Estill County, and Annie Jane Berryman of Estill County; two brothers, Shelby Newton of Estill County, and Madford Newton of Estill County; seven grandchildren; and a great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Amee Newton; two sisters, Christine Newton, and Farrell Jean Newton; and four brothers, George Newton, Junior Newton, James Newton, and Edward Newton.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 5, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Alfred Webb. Burial at the Cane Springs Cemetery.
William Elgin Crump, 65, died Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Georgetown, Kentucky. He was born April 30, 1951 in Cynthiana to Betty Elizabeth Bryant Crump and the late William Elgin Crump Sr. He enjoyed farming and working with animals.
Along with his mother, he is survived by his son, James Crump and wife, Tammy Crump of Irvine; a daughter, Patricia Crump of Irvine; grandchildren, Megan Rose, Zachary Crump, Savannah Warner, and Brandon Warner; great grandchildren, Emily Rose, and Logan Rose; brothers, Terry Crump, and David Crump; sisters, Maria Carr, and Rita Omby; and the mother of his children, Brenda Vinson.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Lewis Crump and Larry Gene Crump.
Services will be held at a later date.
Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral of Georgetown has been entrusted with the arrangements.
ondle Lee, 87, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at St. Joseph East, Lexington, Kentucky. He was born March 17, 1930 in Campton to the late Vicie and Noah Sr. Lee.
Survivors include his wife, Alma R. Lee; sons, Anthony Lee and wife, Deborah Lee, Jeffrey Lee and wife, Deborah Lee, and Glyn Rogers Jr; a daughter, Dianna K. Todd and husband, Caleph Todd; brothers, Matthew Lee, Samuel Lee, Gloyd Lee, and Jerry Lee; sisters, Tammy Snyder, Wilma Faye Stokley, Mattie Wasson, Glenda Taylor, Louise Merion, Charolette Sparks, and Bonnie Derickson; six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several loving nieces and nephews.
Services were held Wednesday, March 29, at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, 777 West College Avenue, Stanton, with Reverend Ben Liston and Reverend Max Molihan officaiting. Burial in Kennon Cemetery. Pallbearers were Caleb M. Todd, Derrick Rogers, Bryan Rogers, Colin Rate, Larry Epperson, and Glyn Rogers Jr.
Betty C. Reed, 78
Betty C. Reed, 78, of Estill County died Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was born in Estill County on May 1, 1938, the daughter of the late Aaron and Annie Mae Powell Abner. She was a retired supervisor for Kentucky American Water Company in Lexington and was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Berea.
Survivors include one daughter, Tamra Reed Shearer and husband, Dempsey Shearer; one sister, Mabel Willis of Irvine; a sister-in-law, Irma Abner; one granddaughter, Chelsea Shearer: three step-grandchildren, Shane Shearer and wife, Laura Shearer, Dempsey Alan Shearer and wife, Debbie Shearer, and Jamie Ledet; as well as several nieces, nephews and dear friends. The family would like to acknowledge her longtime friendship with the Peacemakers MC Club.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Red Hill Cemetery at Panola, KY. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m., Thursday evening, April 6, 2017 at the funeral home. www.cpcfh.com
Marcella Sue Isaacs Doty, 78, widow of James Doty, died on Monday, April 3, 2017, at her home. A native of Estill County, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Bethel Richardson Isaacs. She was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church and she loved spending time with her grandchildren and family, sewing, decorating and tending to her flower gardens.
She is survived by her sons, Brian Doty and wife, Jennifer Doty, Todd Doty; a son-in-law, Eugene Able; daughters, Cynthia Barnes and husband, Roger Barnes, Brittany Miller and husband, Chris Miller; brothers, Harold Isaacs and Russell Isaacs; 10 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, James R. Doty; daughter, Sonia Able; brother, Jerry Isaacs; and her sisters, Arlene Worrell, Anetta Coyle, Bobby Jean Harrison, and Louella Rose.
Services will be held on Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at the Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals with Bro. Sherl Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the West Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Serving as pallbearers will be Roger Allen Barnes, Joshua Barnes, Adam Doty, Devin Doty, Landon Doty, Andrew Doty, Lane Doty, and John Able.
Joseph Marlin McKinney, 78, of Irvine died Monday, April 3, 2017, at the Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A native of Frenchburg, he was the son of the late Morthan “Bulger” and Anzy Hasty McKinney. A veteran of the United States Army, he spent most of his life as a resident of Lexington, Nicholasville, and called Estill County home for the past nearly 20 years. He was known as the “pony man” to children of Fayette County, and “mule man” or “chicken man” to many others. He enjoyed any equine activity, collecting friends everywhere, square dancing, clogging, and training chickens. He was the greeter at the Estill County Animal Clinic, a horse dentist, and a school bus driver.
He was preceded in death by his son, David McKinney; and his sister, Erma Athleen Phillips.
Survivors include his long time companion, Linda Grimes; three sons, Joseph Marlin McKinney Jr., Stevie McKinney, and Scotty McKinney; a daughter, Sheila Fugate; two brothers, Trevor Douglas McKinney and Neal Tracy McKinney; three sisters, Eula Maxine Parrish, Ruthie Ilene Fraley, and Patricia Lou McLemore and husband, Bob McLemore; and many pets.
Services will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 2 p.m. Burial with military rights will follow in the Berryman Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after noon on Saturday. Serving as pallbearers will be Lee Grimes, Pat Gill, Brian Thompson, Mel Goolman, and Richard Ramsdell. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Hunter Richardson.
Jack Young, of Garrett Avenue in Irvine died Wednesday, March 29, at the Baptist Health Richmond Hospital, following a short illness. He was born in Estill County, a son of the late Theo and Maggie Isaacs Young. He was a retired dozer operator and had lived in Estill County all of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Lou McKinney Young; two sons, Jackie Young and wife, Heather Young of Powell County, and Jason Young and wife, Becky Young of Estill County; two sisters, Darlene Calmes and husband, Darrell Calmes of Estill County, and Marie Young of Estill County; two brothers, Roy Young and wife, Thelma Young of Estill County, and Troy Young of Estill County; a brother-in-law, Ray Spivey of Estill County; a sister-in-law, Jewell Young of Estill County.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Dustin Young; and five siblings, Jeanette Spivey, Geraldine Newton, Ella Young, Frank Young, and Luther Young.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 1, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Tony Belcher. Burial in the Dunn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Michael McKinney, Dalton McKinney, Adam McKinney, Shannon Gross, Wayne Walling, and Brian Calmes.