Andrew O’Hair, 65
Andrew Rankin (Andy) O’Hair, 65, husband of Mary Willoughby O’Hair, 89 O’Hair Road, Clay City, died Sunday, May 23, 2010 at U K Medical Center, Lexington. Born in Estill County, he was a son of the late General Taylor O’Hair and the late Elsie Barnett O’Hair. He was a member of the Christian Fellowship Church of God and he was a former member of Stanton Masonic Lodge No. 352. He was a home builder who owned and operated Andy O’Hair Builder. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry O’Hair and Linville O’Hair.
Survivors include his wife Mary O’Hair; sons, Andrew Dwight (Beth) O’Hair of Irvine, Darrell Eugene O’Hair of Richmond, David Ray O’Hair of Ft. McCoy, Fla., and Scott Edward (Sarha) Willoughby of Clay City; one daughter, April (Neal) Johnson of Clay City; one brother, Michael Taylor O’Hair of Estill County; two sisters, Stella Victoria (Rob) Twiss of Mt. Sterling, and Janie Mondelli of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Megan Carrington, Joshua O’Hair, Kelsey O’Hair, Taylor O’Hair, Scarlet O’Hair, Jon O’Hair, Madison Johnson and MaKenzie Johnson; and one great grandchild, Davis Christopher Carrington.
Funeral service by Bro. Harold Kelly was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in the Christian Fellowship Church of God, Clay City with burial at Clarmont Memorial Gardens, Winchester.
Pallbearers were Dwight, Dave, Darrell and Joshua O’Hair, Scott and Elmer Willoughby. Honorary pallbearers were William Hall, Ronnie Roberts, Roger Hollon, Harold Shoemaker, Terrance Wagoner, Neal Johnson, Hager Hollon, Marty Anderson, Willard Rogers and members of the Christian Fellowship Church of God. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com.
Donald Murphy, 65
Donald Murphy, 65, of Dayton, Ohio, died Monday, May 24, 2010 at his home. He was born in Estill County on March 2, 1945 to Lonnie and Hazel Murphy. He was a member of the Meadowdale Baptist Church and was retired from Northridge schools. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elois; a son, Chris; his parents; and a sister, Eula Gardner.
Survivors include two very special grandsons, Austin and Kendel; a daughter-in-law, Traci; six sisters, Ima Ward of Martinsville, Va., Edra Eckler (Bill) of Irvine, Beulah Ladd (Rick) of Lexington, Mary Wilcox of Louisville, Margie Barker (John) of Lancaster, Midge Miller (Daw) of Irvine; three brothers, Bonnie Murphy (Betty) and Tony Murphy (Dana), both of Irvine, and Everett Murphy (Rhoda) of Richmond; brothers-in-law, Dick Gardner of Cincinnati, Ohio and Tom Rice of Richmond; special aunt, Jean Samples of Dayton, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation and funeral was held Friday at the Martin Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Kincer officiating. Graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the West Irvine Cemetery with Bro. Todd Blevins officiating.
Pallbearers were Billy Eckler, Todd Wilcox, Willie Murphy, David Miller, Toby Miller and Brett Benton.
Warren F. Toler Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
Elsie Henry, 77
Elsie Wiseman Henry, 77, Riverview Road, Irvine, died Sunday, May 23, 2010 at the Compassionate Care Center after a long illness. She was born Feb. 27, 1933 in Estill County, the daughter of the late Ed and Polly V. Neal Wiseman. She was a homemaker and a member of the Irvine First Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Lee Henry; one daughter, Vickie Lee Murphy and husband Paul, Richmond; one son, Gary Dale Henry and wife Fonda, Richmond; four sisters, Gladys White, Dorothy Hall, both of Irvine, Zella Powell of Ohio, and Mary Stacy of Indiana; one brother, Melvin Wiseman of Irvine; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Crecie Babb.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 26 at 1 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Glennis Sizemore with burial at the White Oak Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ryan White, Charles Henry, Mark Wiseman, John Henry, Brent Powell, Dan Babb and Carl Barnes.
William Baber, 88
William Onas Baber, 88, Fourth Street, Ravenna, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at Irvine Health & Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. He was born Nov. 5, 1921 in Estill County, the son of the late William Elzie and Ida McIntosh Baber. He was a retired construction worker and had worked for Price Brothers in Dayton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Iwanna Hunt Baber; two sisters, Jesse Crowe Barnes and Ethel McIntosh; and seven brothers, Clyde, Claude, Devoe, Calvin, James, Glen and Arthur Baber.
Survivors include one sister, Mary Baber Neal of Georgetown; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Rhonda Benton and Susan Lynch.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 29 at 11 a.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Beverly Arvin with burial at the Oakdale Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Clay Baber, Gary Baber, Ferrell McIntosh, Mike Abney, Bo Arvin and Jason Baber.
Teddie Wyatt, 69
Teddie Ann Pitts Wyatt, 69, of LaGrange, wife of Herbert Wyatt, died Tuesday, May 25 after a long illness. She was born May 12, 1941 in Estill County, the daughter of the late Betty Tipton Pitts McIntosh and Hubert Pitts. She was a retired secretary from Central State Hospital, a membe rof Harrods Creek Baptist Church, and a member of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charles (Buddy) Pitts.
Survivors in addition to her husband of 43 years, are stepsons, Michael L. (Linda) and Ricky L. (Chrissy) Wyatt; a step-daughter, Cathy Wyatt; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 28, 2010 at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood with burial at Harrods Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lee Wyatt, Steve Wyatt, Michael Gilder, Bobby House, Allen Tipton, Ferrell McIntosh.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church.