Hazel Chaney Williams, 89
Hazel Chaney Williams, 89, of Lilly Avenue, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital after a long illness. She was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Houston and Biddie Messer Chaney. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Sinai Christian Church. She had lived in Estill County all of her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Williams, four sisters and five brothers.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Congleton and husband, William Edward of Irvine; a sister, Winnie Brodnick of Kettering, Ohio; a granddaughter, Deborah Rose and husband, Garry of Irvine.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Danny Neal. Burial was at the Crawford and Moberly Cemetery.
Pallbearers were, Bill Marcum, Johnny Neal, Jessie Bailey, Bill Smyth, Glen Crowe and Joe Michael Brashear.
Daniel Dale Plowman, 50
Daniel Dale Plowman, 50, of Depot Street in Richmond, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at his home following a short illness. He was born Aug. 20, 1960 in Clark County and was the son of the late James and Haley Underwood Plowman. He was a former drywaller and attended the Holiness Church. He had lived in Estill County most of his life.
Survivors include; a sister, Kim Muncy and husband, Sheldon of Richmond; his fiance, Connie Rhodus of Richmond; and a step-son, Stanley Rhodus of Richmond.
He was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Dale Plowman Jr.; a sister, Debra Crouch and two brothers, Kenny Moose Plowman and James Dewayne Plowman.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Jerry Rose. Burial was at the Pea Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were, Roy Mac, Leon Jones, Tom McDowell Sr., Steven McDowell, Larry Norton, Donnie Crouch and Bill Rhodus.
Carl Barker, 93
Carl Barker, 93, formerly of Irvine, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at his home in Niantic, Illinois. He was born Oct. 26, 1916, to John and Mary Hickman. His parents were killed when he was six years old. His mother was a sister to Joe Barker who adopted him and raised him until he enlisted in the army.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. During his service, he received several battle stars, Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, Rhineland, and Ardennes. He also received the Meritorious Service Unit Insignia, European-African-Middle Eastern Ribbon, the American Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and five Bronze Stars. He was previously employed as an electrician with IBEW Local #369 in Louisville, retiring after thirty five years of service. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Decatur, Illinois, and a former member of Friendship Baptist Church in Irvine. He had a great knowledge of the Bible and taught Sunday School for many years. He lived in Estill County for many years where he raised his son Tommy.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Barker of Niantic, Ill.; a son, Tommy Barker and wife Laura of Shelbyville, and a grand daughter, Sarah Brooke Downey of Los Angeles, Cal.
Military Honors were conducted by the Macon County Honor Guard Friday, Oct. 2, at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur Ill. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Tabernacle Baptist Church followed by the “Flight Home” ceremony in the Veteran’s section at Graceland Cemetery in Decatur, Ill.
Evelyn Valeria Rasinen, 85
Evelyn Valeria Rasinen 85, of Palm Harbor, Florida, formerly of Irvine, died Oct. 1, 2010, at the Suncoast Hospice House Brookside. Val was preceded in death by her brother, William of Warminster, PA. Survivos include her husband of 61 years, Donald; children, William of Lexington, Donald (Diana) of Burnsville, MN., and Thomas (Cathy) of Gulf Shores, AL.; grandchildren, Thomas, William II, Donald Jr. (Marne), Christopher (Jennifer), Miia, Ryan (Shelley), Casey, and Jamie and great-grandchildren Kelsey and Liam. Val was a dedicated and loving mother who will be greatly missed by her extended family and many friends. She was a long term member of Innisbrook Resort. She was born in Detroit, MI., and lived in both Michigan and Kentucky before moving to Florida. A private memorial service will be held for relatives and close friends at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Suncoast Hospice.
Ray Hall, 88
Ray Hall, 88, of Patsy Road in Irvine, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was born Aug. 6, 1922, in Estill County and was the son of the late Macie and Lillie Case Hall. He was a retired employee of Hobart Manufacturing and was a member of the New Life Apostolic Church. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife of sixty seven years, Edith Irene Stamper Hall; four daughters, Vera Fields and husband, Jack, Fairborn Ohio, Rita Kelly, Huber Heights, Ohio, Sherry Walters, Vandalia, Ohio, and Terry Fields and husband, David, Irvine; two sons, Tim Hall and wife, Carla, Eaton, Ohio, and Kerry Hall and wife, Joan, Newaygo, MI.; two sisters, Ida Johnson, Irvine and Phyllis Abbott, Beaver Creek, Ohio; two brothers, Hobert Hall, Irvine and Gene Hall, Irvine; seventeen grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; several great grandchildren and step-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, Oct. 1, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Ross Conley. Burial was at the Cobb Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kyle Hall, Shane Hall, Jason Fields, Chris Walters, Craig Willoughby, Jamey Walters, Joe Walters and David Fields.
Jeremy Tate Caudill, 31
Jeremy Tate Caudill, 31 of Lexington, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Baptist Hospital East. He was born Oct. 29, 1978, in Pikeville and was the son of Gerald (Jerry) and Lyda Sizemore Caudill. He was a motorcycle mechanic at Lexington Motor Sports and was a member of the American Motorcycle Association. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dave and Dora Shepherd Sizemore.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Nicole Rogers Caudill of Lexington; one daughter, Olivia Dawn Caudill of Lexington and grandparents, Leonard and Mary Lou Rice Caudill of Staffordsville; several uncles and nephews.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Paul Hubbs, Bro. Tommy Reed and Jason Pack. Burial was at Gethsemane Gardens in Prestonsburg.
Pallbearers were Jason Pack, Keith Fairchild, Robbie Cain, John Burchet, Robert Dotson, Grant Combs, Scotty Blevins, Michael Clark, and Russell Stafford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to The Jeremy Caudill Expense Account, c/o Central Bank & Trust Co., 300 Vine Street, Lexington, KY. 40507 or Heather P. Howell, 145 Market Street, Lexington, KY. 40507.