Millard Dixon, Jr., 75, of Sugar Hollow Road in Irvine died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at his home following a long illness. He was born June 25, 1941 in Estill County and was the son of the late Millard and Mattie Osborne Dixon. He was a retired service manager with Gross Chevrolet and a former member of the National Guard. He had lived in Estill County all his life.
He is survived by a brother, Donald Lee Dixon and wife, Katherine Dixon, of Estill County; and grandchildren, Johnathon Edward Dixon and Alicia Marie Dixon.
He was preceded in death by three sons, Marvin Ray Dixon, Millard Edward Dixon, and Anthony Kyle Dixon; and two brothers, Jimmy Dixon and Doug Dixon.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Jason Brooks. Burial at the South Irvine Cemetery. Pallbearers were Perry Dixon, Justin Dixon, Martin Dixon, Chris Stone, Cloyd Richardson, and Eli Dixon. Honorary Pallbearers were Glendon Cox, Don Williams, and Carol Williams.
Shirley Sue Ross, 73, of Glyn Court in Irvine, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Compassionate Care Center, following a short illness. She was born April 6, 1944, in Knox County, a daughter of the late Wesley Shelton and Doxie Hamblin Liford. She was a factory worker at Carhartt, Inc. and then a nurse’s aid at the Kenwood Nursing Home. She had lived in Estill County for the past 35 years and was of the Holiness faith.
She is survived by her husband, William “Bill” C. Ross; four daughters, Deborah Richardson of Irvine, Sandra Richardson of Richmond, Sheila Isaacs of Richmond, and Melinda Mills of Richmond; three sons, William J. Ross of Lexington, Gregory Ross and wife, Susan Ross of Richmond, and David Ross of Irvine; two brothers, Eugene Shelton of Barbourville, and Wesley Shelton Jr. of Berea; a half sister, Freida Jackson of Barbourville; 15 grandchildren; and10 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Wagers.
Graveside services were held Monday, April 24, at Bark Road Cemetery by Bro. Raymond VanCleve. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus.
Anthony Glenn Freeman, 63, husband of Linda McDaniel Freeman, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Hospital following a brief illness. Born July 28, 1953, in Richmond, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Jesse and Mary Ella Wood Freeman He attended public schools at Hargett Elementary School and Estill County High School. He was the owner of his company, Freeman Excavating, in partnership with Gary Mullins. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, and a caring and supportive friend and co-worker to all who knew him.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Candy Jackson and husband, Ron Jackson of Berea, Christopher Glenn Freeman of Manchester, and Kim Freeman and boyfriend, Jason Little of Winchester; seven grandchildren, Brooke Jackson, Hunter Jackson, Kevin Freeman, Kyle Freeman, Meadow Little, Miley Little, and Mark Little; a sister, Rosetta Kay Sandidge and husband, Henry Sandidge of Nicholasville, a brother, Phillip Freeman and wife, Gail Freeman of Irvine; three nephews, Juneau Calmes and wife, Mary Calmes of Georgetown, Brandon Freeman and wife, Betty Freeman of Irvine, and Casey Freeman and girlfriend, Olivia Crowe of Irvine; an uncle, Ed Wood and wife, Ruth Wood of Winchester; an aunt, Darlene Freeman of Winchester; a host of great-nephews, great-nieces, and cousins; and many friends and co-workers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Clifton Freeman.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 21, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Scott Beauchamp. Burial at the Rose-Freeman Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Bishop, Juneau Calmes, Brandon Freeman, Casey Freeman, Ron Jackson, and Frankie McDaniel. Honorary pallbearers were Lyle Bishop, Richard Dennis, Billy Estes, Richard Estes, Dewey Freeman, Gary Freeman, Larry Freeman, Forest Lutes, Jerry Mainous, Letcher McDaniel, Craig Mullins, Gary Mullins, and Gary Stone.
Glendon Edward Horn, 64, of Sweet Lick Road in Irvine, died Sunday, April 23, 2017, at the Compassionate Care Center, following a long illness. He was born March 30, 1953, in Estill County, a son of the late Charlie Green and Cubie Rawlins Horn. He was a construction worker and had lived in Estill County all of his life. He attended the Church of God.
He is survived by a sister, Sandra Eleen Newton and husband, Tony Newton of Estill County; and a brother, Chester Ray Horn of Lexington.
He was preceded in death by eight siblings, Ruby Eleen Horn, Harold Horn, William “Bill” Horn, Charlie Green Horn Jr., James Horn, Roscoe Horn, Russell Horn, and Jesse Horn.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 26, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Danny Neal. Burial in the Rawlins Cemetery.