Helen Jennings, 87
Helen Baxter Jennings, 87, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond.
She was born May 22, 1925, in Madison County to Thomas L. and Sallie Combs Baxter, both of whom preceded her in death. She had been employed with the former Richmond City School system and was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Richmond. She was the widow of Robert C. “Bobby” Jennings, who preceded her in death in 2008. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Baxter Jennings and a brother, Tom Baxter. Mrs. Jennings was devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and enjoyed her fellowship with family and friends.
Survivors include one son, Bill Jennings (Jackie) and one daughter, Sally Cotton (Gordon), both of Richmond; grandchildren, Amy Simcik (John), of N.C., Mary Beth Jackson (Kent Clark) of Richmond, Sarah Nally (Brad) of Lexington, Robert Jennings, of Lexington and Nathan Jennings of Fort Drum, Ny.; seven great grandchildren, Logan, Emily, Lauren, Sawyer, Caison, Peyton and Reid.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Oldham Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Glenn Birkett officiating. Burial will follow at the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be John Simcik, Kent Clark, Logan Jackson, Gordon Cotton, Robert Jennings, Nathan Jennings and Brad Nally. Honorary bearers will be Stafford Nelson, Billy Parrish, Russell “Buddy” Roberts, Gary Abney, Dr. Ben Cormney and Ewell T. Cobb.
In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to the First Christian Church or to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center.
To express condolences, please visit our website at www.orpfh.com.
Helen Jennings, 87
Alan E. Rhodus, 69
Alan E. Rhodus, 69, of Winter Springs, Florida, formerly of Richmond, the son of Evelyn Neeley Rhodus, passed away Friday, December, 6, 2013, in Florida.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
Danny Lee Mullins, 71
Danny Lee Mullins, 71, husband of Mary Ruth Stewart Mullins, passed away early Thursday morning, December 5, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center.
Danny was born October 22, 1942, in Floyd County, Kentucky, to the late Frank and Oma Jones Mullins.
Myrtle Hayes Alexander, 81
Myrtle Hayes Alexander, 81, of Berea, died at her residence Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Chester Rose, 88
Chester Rose, 88, of Lambert Road in Berea, passed away at his home on Friday December 6, 2013.
Chester was born in Estill County to the late James D. and Stella Woosley Rose.
He was a self-employed farmer and truck driver, a member of the Conway Baptist Church and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Vivan Edwards Rose; one son, Granville Rose; three brothers and two sisters.
Beulah Mae Abney, 93
Beulah Mae Abney, 93, of Berea, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at the Berea Health Care Center.
Beulah was born in Garrard County to the late Perry and Mary Elizabeth Calico Tussey.
Robert Lee Smith
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James Andrew Zabawa, 56
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Darlene ‘Gia’ Cronk Quinn, 82
Darlene “Gia” Cronk Quinn, 82, of Owensboro, died Monday, December 2, 2013, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.
Laura Harrison, 70
Laura Harrison, 70, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at her home.
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