Ivan C. Mabry, 95
Ivan C. Mabry, 95, of Broadway died Tuesday at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond after a short illness. He was born Sept. 29, 1915, in Rowan County, the son of the late Robert and Ann Tyree Mabry. He was a retired coal miner and mine foreman in West Virginia and Kentucky. He lived in Estill County most of his life and was a member of the Irvine Methodist Church. He was one of the founding fathers of little league and pony league baseball as we know it today. He was a former member of the Kentucky Wildcat 101 Club. He was a member of the Irvine Lodge #137 F&AM, Order of the Eastern Star #357, Olieka Shrine Temple-Scottish Rite Consistery Valley of Lexington, White Shrine of Jeruselem, Richmond Scottish Rite Club, captain of the Mini-Car Patrol for the Oleika Temple, member of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky, member of the Morehead lodge since March 11, 1939, Former Grand Tyler of Grand Lodge of Kentucky, (1979), Past District Deputy of Grand Lodge of Kentucky, District 34 (1966-67), Past Worthy Patron of OES Irvine Chapter #357, District Deputy OES District 6, 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Past President of Richmond Scottish Rite Club, former member of the Irvine-Ravenna Kiwanis Club with 14 years perfect attendance. He was a Kentucky Colonel, and had an honorary membership in the Waco Lodge #338 and Morganfield Lodge #66 F&AM. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Magdeline Mabry and two brothers, Cletus and Birsel Mabry.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Fields Mabry; a daughter, Carol Brandenburg and husband Harold of Estill County; a son, Marvin Mabry and wife Wanda of Somerset; two grandchildren, Jason Brandenburg and wife Tracy, and Leah Ison and husband Rob; four great grandchildren, Jesse Kate Brandenburg, Hannah Ison, Natalie Ison and Josie Kara Brandenburg; a half sister and a half brother.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home by Bro. Don Hatton with burial at the Oakdale Cemetery. A Masonic service was conducted on Wednesday at the funeral home. Pallbearers included Kenny Boggs, Roy Boggs, Jason Brandenburg, Larry Boggs, Ronnie Fields and Rob Ison.
Howard Wayne Kelley, 64
Howard Wayne Kelley, 64, of Main Street, Irvine, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was born Jan. 29, 1946, in Madison County, the son of the late Howard Bailey and Lu Retha Smith Kelly. He was retired from the Lexington Bluegrass Army Depot Fire Department. He lived in Estill County most of his life and was a member of the Thomas Baptist Church. He was a member of the Stafford Masonic Lodge and the Eastern Star. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam conflict. He was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Jane Kelley.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy (Dot) Yeary Kelley; a daughter, Lori Woosley and husband Scott of Winchester; a sister, Maxine Tipton of Estill County; and a grandson, Tyler Scott Woosley.
Funeral services were conducted Friday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Rick Kirby with burial at the Winchester Cemetery. A Masonic service was conducted on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers included Bill Marcum, Ronnie Murphy, Paul Burton, Larry Helton, Billy Joe Rose and Robert Thompson. Honorary pallbearers were the 2010 George Rogers Clark Baseball Team.
Harve Binegar, 87
Harve Brinegar, 87, of McKee Road, husband of Van Brinegar, died Tuesday, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond after a short illness. He was born in Estill County on Christmas day, 1923. He was a son of the late Millard and Sarah Alice Chaney Brinegar. He was a farmer, and a member of the Ravenna Church of God. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jesse Spicer; his brothers, James and Bob Brinegar; and a sister, Catherine Ashcraft.
Survivors include two daughters, Lois (Daniel) Webster and Wanda Brinegar; a son, David (Charlotte) Brinegar; a sister, Callie Garrett; nine grandchildren, Junior, Brandon, Kristen, Traci, Doug, Aaron, Mark, Holly and Kelly; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services for Mr. Brinegar were held Friday at the Lewis Funeral Home with Bro. Bev Arvin and Bro. Jeff Farmer officiating. Burial was at the Brinegar Cemetery.