Shelby Carr Griggs, 75, of Richmond, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in his home.
He was born Aug. 30, 1937, in Madison County, to G. B. Griggs and Elizabeth Singer Elson, both of whom preceded him in death. Mr. Griggs was a former IBM employee and had worked at ACE Hardware, Adams Buick GMC dealership, as well as, the Soil Conservation Office – Madison County District. He served on the Kirksville Water Association Board and was a member of the Elks Lodge.
Mr. Griggs is survived by his wife, Helen Worrell Griggs; one daughter, Sarah Plett (Andrew) of Vancouver, Wash.; one son, Ryan Griggs (Jodi) of Richmond; two brothers, W. T. Griggs and Mason Griggs (Virginia), both of Richmond; three grandchildren, Adam, Breanna, and Alycia and his mother-in-law, Ada Worrell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Steve Griggs.
Services for Mr. Griggs will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Scott Guiley officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Griggs, Steve Worrell, Wayne Worrell, Terry McCracken, Andrew Plett and Stacy Curtis.
Visitation will be Saturday after 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, Ky. 40403.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
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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