Eugene Tipton, 83
Eugene Tipton, 83, Boone Drive, Richmond, husband of Alphie Gross Tipton, died Tuesday morning, April 27, 2010 in the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born in Estill County on Oct. 5, 1926, to the late Jeptha and Bessie Gray Tipton. He was a retired farmer and a retired plant manager of Armco Steel. He was a US Army veteran of WWII and served in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Richmond American Legion Post # 12 and of the Tates Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, watching his great granddaughters play softball and most of all, loved his grandchildren.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Alphie, are one daughter, Phyllis Burton (Rodney) of Richmond; one son, Donnie Tipton (Nora) of Mayfield; four grandchildren, Kimberly Clemenson, Tracy Buckner, Brian Tipton and David Burton; and two great-grandchildren, Madisyn Hurst and Haylee King; three sisters, Faye Amster, Rhoda Goins and Mary Samuels; and a brother, Chester “Bud” Tipton.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Berger; and three brothers, Carl Tipton, Howard “Brownie” Tipton and Thurman Tipton.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2010, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, by Jerry Huffman and Doug Cobb with burial at the Richmond Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Stanford Jones, Don Baker, Doug Cobb, Chris Adams, Bob Flynn, Tommy Maines, Terry Rice, Bryan Tipton, Johnny Ward and Harold Rhodus. Honorary pallbearers were Eva Jones, Michelle Albertson, Barbara Rupard, Jessie Pig, Ronnie Brown, Harold Potter, Dr. D. Fritz, Dr. R. Allen, Dr. H. Budeiri and Dr. G. Shah, the Hospice Care Team and members of the Tates Creek Baptist Church.
Donations are suggested to Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475
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Freddie Harris, 68
Freddie Wayne Harris, 68, Barnes Mountain Road, Irvine, died Thursday, April 29, 2010 at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was born Feb. 20, 1942 in Estill County, the son of the late Walter and Flossie Plowman Harris. He was a retired construction worker and had lived in Estill County all of his life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Harris; one sister, Norma Cox; and one brother, Billy Charles Harris.
Survivors include two sons, Cameron Harris of Ravenna and Kevin Harris of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Janet Richardson of Estill County; seven grandchildren, Brendan, Shean, Kiel, Haley, Katherine, Patrick and Megan Harris.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 2 at 2 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Beverly Arvin with burial at the West Irvine Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Mays, Kenny Cox, Mike Stevens, John Henry, Kyle Richardson and Ronnie Brandenburg.
Larry Stamper, 61
Larry Russell Stamper, 61, of Alta Avenue, Nicholasville, formerly of Estill County, died Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born June 10, 1948 in Madison County, the son of Loretta Beatrice Gross Stamper and the late Russell Stamper. He was the transportation supervisor at the University of Kentucky and had lived in Nicholasville most of his life. He attended the Sunlight Fellowship Church of God. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.
Survivors in addition to his mother are his wife, Lois Ann Cole Stamper; one daughter, Amanda Lea Bowman and husband Tad of Nicholasville; one son, Lucus Coe Stamper and wife Amanda of Nicholasville; two sisters, Lida Benson and Loretta Cole, both of Nicholasville; one brother, Wally Stamper of Chicago; four grandchildren, Nicholas Bowman, Cole Bowman, Liam Stamper and Emma Stamper.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Lee Stamper.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Larry Buford with burial at Jackson Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bill Jenkins, Steve Young, Wayne Garner, Fred Benson, Ron Hall and Allen Peel.
Lydia Webb, 55
Lydia Ann Rawlins Webb, 55, of Mt. Sterling formerly of Irvine, died Wednesday April 21 at St. Joseph Hospital, Mt. Sterling after a long illness. She was born March 17, 1955 in Estill County, a daughter of the late Oliver and Marjorie Back Rawlins. She was a member of the Pentecostal faith and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by a sister, Sandy Rawlins.
Survivors include two daughters, Lainta Carol Ramirez of Lexington and Brittany Nicole Wells of Anderson, Ind.; a son, Christopher Wells of Lexington; five brothers, Jerry Lee Rawlins of Irvine, Oliver Rawlins Jr. and Owen D. Rawlins both of Jeffersonville, Robert Lewis Pelfrey of Charlestown Ind. and Johnny Pelfrey of Anderson Ind.; six sisters, Roxie May Stamper Rawlins of Alexander, Zereda Rawlins Mayse of Jeffersonville, Phyllis Gayle Rawlins Hall of Anderson Ind., Nellie May Rawlins Willoughby and Annita J. Rawlins Willoughby, both of Jeffersonville and Shirley Pelfrey Stamper of Florida; two grandchildren, Dustin Cornwell and Elissa Kaye Wells; and a great-grandchild, Ivey Cornwell.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lewis Funeral Home with burial at the Rawlins Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lee Rawlins, Jackie Rawlins, Owen Wayne Rawlins, Anthony Jackson, Shaun Hall, Jesse Willoughby and Miguel Ramirez. Honorary pallearers were Christopher Wells and Dustin Cornwell.