Synnove Baldwin, 77
Synnove (Cindy) Baldwin, 77, died peacefully at her home, Sept. 4 2009, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Baastad, Norway on Oct. 16, 1931 to Karl and Hildur Lunder. At the age of 19 she moved from Norway to Madison, Wisconsin. She and Lee Baldwin married in 1952 and they lived throughout the United States while he served in the U.S. Air Force. When he retired from military service in 1970, they moved to Ravenna, with their five children. Synnove was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, a military spouse, and a wonderful homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, reading, cooking and baking. She was well known around town for her delicious cinnamon coffee cakes, rolls, and Christmas cookies. She was preceded in death by her husband Lee Baldwin. She will be deeply missed by her children, Ken (Katie) Baldwin of Germany, Tina (Don) Gasper of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Eileen (Terry) Welch of Racine, Wisconsin, Debbie Sparks of Irvine, Terri (Jerry) Swanson of Minneapolis, Minnesota and her twelve grand-children who lovingly called her Bestemor. She is survived by her sister, Astrid (Trygve) Engen of Bingen, Norway and six nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at Lewis Funeral Home on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Chris Winkler officiating. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made as memorials to Ravenna Veteran’s Memorial Park.
Randall Hunt, 43
Randall Scott Hunt, 43, Pea Ridge Road, Irvine, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009 at his home. He was born March 8, 1966 in Estill County, the son of Nannie J. Willis Hunt and the late Clarence D. Hunt. He was a construction worker and was a member of the Valley View Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his borther, Ricky Hunt.
Survivors include his mother, Nannie J. Willis Hunt; a daughter, Frances Rose Hunt of Louisville; a son, Justin Babb of Irvine; two sisters, Charlotte Rose and Sharon Goosey and Tim Riddell, both of Irvine; two brothers, Clarence Davie Hunt and wife Kathleen of Waco, Teddy Hunt and wife Missy of Irvine.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Ricky Powell with burial at the Pea Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Randy Goosey, Rick Goosey, Mike Goosey, Jeremia Hunt, Chris Hunt, and Todd Hunt. Honorary pallbearers were Jacob Hunt, Frank Johnson, Tyler Neal, Ashton Rose, Aaron Williams and Brandon Goosey.
Nettie Wood, 87
Nettie E. Estes Rice Wood, 87, Irvine Road, Winchester, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009 at the Fountain Circle Nursing Home in Winchester after a long illness. She was born Nov. 14, 1921 in Estill County, the daughter of the late Willie and Armilda Richardson Estes. She was a homemaker and a member of the Farris Hill Christian Church. She had lived in Estill County most of her life.
Survivors include her husband William L. Wood; one son, Edward Thomas Rice of Richmond; two sisters, Jean Samples of Dayton, Ohio, and Roberta Warrick of Estill County; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Rice; a daughter, Elois Rice Murphy; and two brothers, Raymond and Bernice Estes.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Ronald Lutes and Bro. Doyle Spry with burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Danny Yates, Doug Ashcraft, Clay Rice, Tommy Walters, Bill Samples and Phillip Freeman.
Clara Horn, 97
Clara Newton Horn, 97, Richmond Road, Irvine died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 at the Lee County Care & Rehabilitation Center after a short illness. She was bon April 21, 1912 in Lee County, the daughter of the late Raleigh and Myrtie Ashcraft Newton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Christian Church. She had lived in Estill County most of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buell Horn; one son, Mitchell Horn; and four brothers, Edward, Arthur, Herman and Vernon Newton.
Survivors include three sons, Dextral Horn and wife Wanda, and Darrell Lynn Horn and Dee Arthur, both of Estill County, and Jerry Lee Horn and wife Etta of Florida; one sister, Bertha Fike of Lee County; one brother, Orville Newton of Lexington; three grandchildren, Dwayne Kevin Horn, David Lynn Horn and Jennifer Dee Arthur; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Herman Newton Jr. with burial at the Horn Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Kevin Horn, Tim Horn, Charles Horn, Chad Williams and Kenny Moles.