Formerly of Waco —
Myrtle Lee Pitcher Mason, 83, formerly of Waco, the widow of Evans “Tojo” Mason, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, in Baptist Health of Richmond.
She was born on June 5, 1929, in Madison County, the daughter of the late Edward Sr. and Bernice Cain Pitcher. She was a retired surgical sterilization technician at Pattie A. Clay Hospital and a former employee of Westinghouse Corporation.
She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother; her family meant the world to her. She was a member of the Flatwoods Christian Church.
Survivors include: one daughter, Pamela Mason Lunsford (Doug); three grandchildren, Brittany Stevenson (Matt), Jared Lunsford and Lincoln Lunsford; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by: three brothers, Owen Pitcher, Harold Pitcher and Edward Pitcher Jr., and a twin sister, Madeline Pitcher.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Vice and Bro. Tim Jones officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service.
A private family burial service will be conducted at the Flatwoods Cemetery in Waco.
The family offers their sincere thanks to the nurses and staff of The Terrace in Berea and Baptist Health of Richmond.
Formerly of Waco
Formerly of Waco —
Hunter David Harris Smith, infant
Hunter David Harris Smith, 19 days old, passed away suddenly at St. Joseph Hospital in Berea.
Hunter was born in Richmond to Jermany and Melissa Winn Smith.
James Donald Willis, 76
James Donald Willis, 76, of Richmond passed away March 6, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Lexington after a long illness.
Raymond Maurice Reams, 91
Raymond Maurice Reams, 91, departed this life Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Telford Terrace, Richmond, Kentucky.
Dennis Paul Smith, 62
Dennis Paul Smith, 62, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at his home.
He is survived locally by a nephew, Paul (Angi) Smith, and a niece, Jennifer Howard, of Berea.
Raymond M. Reams, 91
Raymond M. Reams, 91, of Richmond, husband of Gladys Goodlett Reams, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Services will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
A complete obituary will be published in Friday’s Richmond Register.
Marion Deborah (Debbie) Lynn Wethington Kirkman, 55
Marion Deborah (Debbie) Lynn Wethington Kirkman, Bushnell, Fla., passed away March 1, 2014, at the The Villages Hospice House in Leesburg, Fla.
She was born in Lexington, Ky., September 30, 1958, to the late John Arnold Wethington and Rachel Elizabeth Watkins Hager.
Gloranna ‘Ann’ Wall Short, 91
Gloranna “Ann” Wall Short, of Madison County, passed away Monday, March 3, at Christian Care Center in Lancaster.
She was born May 22, 1922, to the late Carradine and Fannie Eades Wall. She was a well-known quilter who made over 100 quilts that she gave to family members and friends. She was of the Methodist faith.
Wesley Ray ‘Jack’ Masters Sr., 79
Wesley Ray “Jack” Masters Sr., 79, of Richmond, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at his home.
Mr. Masters was born September 20, 1934, in Madison County to Robert and Dolly Miller Masters. He never met a stranger and always enjoyed cutting up.
Walter Leo Liebengood, 57
Walter Leo Liebengood, 57, was born December 17, 1955, in Flint, Michigan, and passed on September 26, 2013, as a result of a house fire at his log home in Richmond, Kentucky.
Charles W. Hill Sr., 61
Charles W. Hill Sr., 61, of Richmond, husband of Shirllean Merritt Hill, died March 1, 2014.
His funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 7, at St. Paul AME Church, 437 Francis Street, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Keith P. Clark & Son, Winchester.
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