Ruby Jean Fike McMaine, 66
Ruby Jean Fike McMaine, 66, of College Hill Road in Waco, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at her home following a short illness. She was born April 6, 1945, in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Ernest and Rosie Belle Lynch Fike. She was a retired employee of the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center and was a member of the South Irvine Christian Church. She had lived in Waco most of her life. She was preceded in death by a sister, Geneva Fike; and a brother, Price Fike.
Survivors include her husband, Carl O. McMaine, Jr.; a daughter, Tammy D. Cox and husband, Kenny of Estill County; a son, Carl Wayne McMaine and wife, Melissa of Estill County; three sisters, Ruth Thacker, Christine Smyth, and Elizabeth Annette Fike, all of Estill County; five grandchildren, Seth McIntosh, Tanner Harrison, Amanda Harrison, Samantha McMaine, and Shannon McMaine; a step-grandchild, Anna Robinson; a great-grandchild, Lexi McIntosh; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at the South Irvine Christian Church by Bro. Jim Thacker. Burial was at the South Irvine Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joseph Smith, Marty Arthur, Seth McIntosh, Curt McMaine, Bill Lively, and Ernie Thacker.
James Horn, 66
James Horn, 66, of Richmond Road in Irvine, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at the Compassionate Care Center. He was born Dec. 20, 1944, in Estill County, a son of the late Hargus and Ester Estes Horn. He was the owner of Horn’s Quality Upholstery and had lived in Estill County all of his life. He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Williams; and a brother, Dillard Horn.
Survivors include his companion of 25 years, Gladys Collins of Estill County; three sons, Mike Horn and wife, Lanna of Estill County, Tony Horn and wife, Marifi of Richmond, and Steve Collins of Estill County; two sisters, Barbara Marcum of Florida, and Rachael Haynie of Alabama; a brother, Andrew Horn of Sebree; five grandchildren, Stacy Mae Horn, James Michael Horn, Joseph Noel Horn, Joshua Caleb Horn and Jenny Jo Niece; two great grandchildren, Tye Niece and Jack Niece.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Bill VanWinkle. Burial was at Campbell Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Horn, James Michael Horn, Greg Horn, Steven Collins, Raymond Ginter and Ray Haynie.
Luther Wilson, 76
James Luther Wilson, 76, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital in Irvine. He was born July 12, 1935, in Hazard, and married Betty Howard Wilson July 17, 1953. He lived in Hazard for most of his life, being affiliated with the Church of Christ and working in the coal industry until retiring in 1993. He will be remembered as a wonderful, loving father and husband, having an amazing sense of humor, and always putting his family’s needs above his own. He was preceded in death by a sister; a brother; and a son, James Luther Pennington, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Howard Wilson of Irvine; two daughters, Penny Brandenburg and husband, Bobby of Richmond, and Lynoda Howell and husband, Ron, also of Richmond; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Richmond Church of Christ by Bro. Jack Hall and Bro. Mike Johnson. Warren F. Toler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Thanks to the Richmond Church of Christ and the South Irvine Church of Christ for their support.
Townsend Hall, 63
Geraldine Townsend Hall, 63, of Cobb Hill Road in Irvine, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at her home. She was born Oct. 19, 1948, and was the daughter of Junior Townsend and the late Mary Gross Townsend. She was a housewife and had lived in Estill County most of her life. She was a member of the Gumm Springs Church of God. She was preceded in death by one sister, Sue Patrick.
Survivors include her husband, William Hall of Irvine; two daughters, Wanda Hall of Irvine, and Samantha Burgher and husband, Ryan of Clay City; three sons, William Hall, Jr. and wife, Tonya, Harvey Hall of Irvine, and Virl Hall and wife, Roxie, also of Irvine; three sisters, Freida Webb, Debbie Berryman, and Trish Shoemaker; six brothers, Richard Townsend, Larry Townsend, Randall Townsend, Ronald Townsend, Ernest Townsend, and David Townsend; and 11 grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Gainus Rogers. Burial was at Watson Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Anthony Webb, Brad Webb, Billy Combs, Bill Shoemaker, Elmer Shoemaker, Ronald Townsend and Allen Hall.
Charlie Barnes, 83
Charlie Barnes, 83, of Racetrack Road in Irvine, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 4, 1928 in Estill County and was the son of the late George and Delia Crowe Barnes. He was retired from Bundy Tubing and had lived in Estill County all of his life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Willoughby Barnes; two sons, Charles Dean Barnes and Lonnie Barnes; three sisters, Nannie Bell Means, Jane Adams, and Mattie Jameson; a brother, Thomas Barnes; and a step-mother, Dema Barnes.
Survivors include five daughters, Patsy Puckett and husband, Robert, and Connie Glasson and husband, Tracy, both of Irvine, Barbara Hunter and husband, Terry of Charlotte, N.C., Peggy Perkins and husband, Steven of Lexington, and Bonnie Riddell and husband, James of Winchester; four sons, James Barnes and wife, Debbie of Irvine, Raleigh Barnes and wife, Cindy of N. Vernon, Ind., Johnie Barnes and wife, Helen of Berea, and Tommy Barnes and wife, Pam of Clay City; 21 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five step-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Marvin Neal and Rev. Terry Hunter. Burial was at the Jackson Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were Blake Hunter, Kyle Hunter, Stuart Puckett, Donald Barnes, Robbie Glasson, Clayton Barnes, Kendall Barnes, and Timothy Riddell. Honorary pallbearers were Dakota Glasson, Tyler Glasson, and Christopher Barnes.
Opal Witt, 94
Opal Witt, 94, of White Oak Road in Irvine, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at the Irvine Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 15, 1917, in Estill County, the daughter of the late Arthur and Stella Witt. She was a graduate of Irvine High School. She was a clerk in a north Irvine grocery for a few years and retired as a caregiver for the disabled. Also as a musician, she began playing the piano in her teens and played many years for different gospel singers which she enjoyed so much. She was an active member of the First Church of God in Irvine where she served as Superintendent of the Junior Department for several years. She was a Sunday School teacher for 36 years and the pianist at the Irvine First Church of God for 65 years. She was preceded in death by a sister, Alma Witt; and three brothers, Chester, Estill, and Kenneth Witt.
Survivors include three brothers, Ray Witt and wife, Eunice of Estill County, and Frank Witt and wife, Julia, and Gene Witt and wife, Cathy, both of Richmond; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at the Irvine First Church of God by Rev. Glennis Sizemore and Rev. Todd St. John. Burial was at the West Irvine Cemetery. Pallbearers were Donnie Watson, Willard Stamper, Jeff Hix, Charlie Park, Kenny Abshear and Todd Reese.