Puckett Barnes, 74
Mary Alice Puckett Barnes, 74, of Winston Road in Irvine, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at the Irvine Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 1, 1938, in Estill County, a daughter of the late John and Zella Flynn Puckett. She was a homemaker and had lived in Estill County all of her life. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Rose; a sister, Lucille Wyatt; and four brothers, William, Gilbert, Alan and Edward Puckett.
Survivors include her husband, Carlie John Barnes, Jr.; a son, Jeffrey Barnes; a step-daughter, Cheryl Chaney and husband, Paul; a step-son, Michael Barnes and wife, Lisa; a sister, Celia Gay Puckett; and a brother, Bobby Puckett and wife, Jessie, all of Estill County; two grandchildren, Kristen Clark and husband, Robbie; and Carla Chaney; four step-grandchildren, Michael Barnes, Whitney Barnes, Corey Barnes, and Ryan Chaney; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Bill VanWinkle. Burial was at Turpin Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul Chaney, Corey Barnes, Kevin Shearer, Robbie Clark, Ryan Chaney, Ralph Arvin, Bradley Graham and Wesley Graham.
Ricky Darrell Lewis, 45
Ricky Darrell Lewis, 45, of Crestview Court in Irvine, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was born Sept. 23, 1966, in Madison County and was the son of Patricia Ann Puckett Lewis and the late Donald Lohris Lewis. He was a farmer and had lived in Estill County all of his life.
Survivors, in addition to his mother include a daughter, Jewell Ann Richardson of Winchester; a son, Ricky Richardson of Winchester; and two brothers, Donald Lewis, Jr., and Timothy Lewis, both of Estill County.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Jerry Rose.
Elizabeth White Sparks, 48
Elizabeth White Sparks, 48, of Ridge Road in Irvine, died Monday, April 2, 2012, at Central Baptist Hospital after a short illness. She was born Sept. 17, 1963, in Estill County, a daughter of the late Walter Greene and Ola Mae Sparks White. She was a homemaker and had lived in Estill County all of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Sparks; her parents; four sisters, Margie Stanley, Marzella Arvin, Betty Hardy and Sharon Logsdon.
Survivors include two daughters, Katrina JoAnn White and Kristin Earlene White, both of Estill County; six sisters, Joyce Edmonson of Estill County, Gladys Davis of Madison County, Roberta Sparks of Madison County, Wilma Jean Sparks of Estill County, Rosalie Smith of Estill County, and Teresa Smith of Estill County; two grandchildren, Cameron Gage White and Paxton Carter Swinnegar.
Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at the Newton Cemetery by Bro. Harold Edmonson. Warren F. Toler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Kurt Davis, Wade French, Thurston Alcorn, Walter Dean Edmonson, Mark Edmonson and Ricky Arvin.
Walter Joseph “Joe” Webb, 75
Walter Joseph “Joe” Webb, 75, of Aurora, Ind., died Sunday, March 25, 2012, in Aurora, Ind. He was born Saturday, Feb. 6, 1937, in South Irvine, son of the late Archie C. Webb and the late Hanna M. Alcorn Webb. He served his country as a member of the United States Air Force. He was self-employed for the past 15 years, doing computer aided design at the Cincinnati Test Systems Company. Joe formerly worked for G.E. going through their apprentice program and then was employed there for several year. He was a project manager with McGraw Construction, where he helped develop a steel processing plant. He was Chief Engineer at Senco Products Inc., where he had several patents. He was a design engineer at the Campbell Hausfeld Co., also having several patents there. He waa a member of Aurora American Legion and the Aurora Moose Lodge. He was proud of the fact that he was a Kentucky Colonel. He loved and excelled at playing pool. He enjoyed nature and loved to hike. He traveled extensively. Some of his favorite locations were the Red River Gorge and the beaches. He cherished time with his loving wife, family and friends most of all. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lena Wade, and Eunice Taylor; and two brothers, Dudley and Horace Webb.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Webb of Aurora, Ind., a son, David (Tara) Webb of Jacksonville, Fla.; three daughters, Julie (Gary) Faller, Janet (Matt) Doerger, and Kristy (Greg) Peterson, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Ottice (Mary) Webb of Stanton; two sisters, Virginia Johnson of Winchester, Betty (Ernest) Crabtree of Stanton; and five grandchildren, Noah, Maggie, Mary and David Faller, and Hannah Peterson.
Services will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, Center and Lake Streets, Lawrenceburg, Ind., on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Mary Taflinger officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of local Veterans Service Organizations. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Please call the office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.
Maurice Dekalb Sipple, 89, of Winchester, husband of Janice Kay Osborne Sipple for 35 years, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore. A native of Magoffin County, he was born Nov. 14, 1922, to the late Harry B. and Clara Creech Sipple. He was a United States Navy Veteran and served as a Seabee during World War II. He was a partner in the Sipple Brick Company, an accomplished furniture maker and owner of the Early Cabinet Shop and the Hideaway Antique Shop, all in Stanton. He was a member of the Stanton Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his sister, Eileen Bradford; and a brother, Harry B. Sipple, Jr.
Survivors, in addition to his wife are, four sons, John Barry Sipple, Maurice David Sipple, Dwight (Teri) Craft, and Dwayne (Christina) Craft; five daughters, Martha Clare Sipple (Harry Enoch), Holly Lianne Gibson, Lisa Lynn Lambert, Veronica (Nick) Erwin, and Janna (Kevin) Hedges; 14 grandchildren; a great-grandson; nephews, Harry B. Sipple III, and Bill Bradford; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Harry B. Sipple, Jr.
Funeral services will be Friday, April 13, 2012, at 1 p.m., at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main Street, Winchester, with Rev. Jerry Johns officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. until the hour of services at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Harry Sipple III, Bill Bradford, David H. Rogers, Jr., Barry Sipple, Dekota Hedges, and David Sipple. Honorary pallbearers will be John Venable, John B. Sipple, Jr., Mathew Erwin, and Steve Eubank. Burial will be at the Winchester Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Ky. 40504, or to Thomson Hood Veterans Center, 100 Veterans Dr., Wilmore, Ky. 40390.
William Arvin, 77
William (Bill) Arvin, 77, husband of Alice Smith Arvin of Fariston Road, London, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at St. Joseph London Hospital.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, Alice, are two daughters, Charlotte Jeffrey of London and Debbie Fathergill of Corinth; three sisters, Wilberta Richardson of Connersville, Ind., Ruth Winkle and Anna Cox of Irvine; and a brother, Dale Arvin, all of Irvine.
Graveside services and burial were Saturday, April 7, 2012, at South Irvine Cemetery, with Rev. Claude Gilbert officiating.