Cleona Babb, 100
Cleona Estes Babb, 100, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012, in The Terrace nursing facility in Berea.
Mrs. Babb was born October 5, 1912, in Estill, County, Ky., the daughter of the late Harlan and Julie Gordon Estes.
She was a great mother and grandmother. Mrs. Babb was an excellent Christian role model, who always strived to be honest and respectable. She was a member of Westside Christian Church, and she loved her church family dearly.
She is survived by two daughters, Jewell Dean Babb Parke and Darlene Babb Newell (Ronald), both of Waco; two sisters, Delma Ramsey, Richmond, and Laura Estes Coffey, Sand Hill; seven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, John William Babb; daughter, Shirley Jean Babb Purcell; and two sisters, Rose Alma Murphy and Anna Mae Sams.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2012, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Rev. Matt Vaught and Rev. Mike Simpson officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
Pall bearers will be Wilbur Crowe, Eugene Turner, Steven Madden, Stevie Madden, William Madden, and Ken Wells. Honorary pall bearers will be Michael Madden, Wayne Newell, Jack Neeley, Mike Stull, Mark Campbell, Gary Bryan, and Ed Neeley.
Cleona Babb, 100
Gary Lee Winburn, 69
Gary Lee Winburn, 69, of Richmond, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.
A native of Richmond, Kentucky, he was the son of Marcus and Johnetta Arch Winburn, both of whom preceded him in death. Gary had been an employee of the former Begley Drug Company and was a retired employee of Car Quest Auto Parts Store. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Richmond.
Edna Cates VanWinkle, 89,
Edna Cates VanWinkle, age 89, widow of Hobert VanWinkle, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
Edna was a homemaker and a member of the Owsley Fork Baptist Church.
William ‛Robert’ Renfro, 63
William “Robert” Renfro, 63, of Berea, passed from this life peacefully Sunday, April 13, 2014, in his home surrounded by his family.
Lonnie Mayes, 66
Lonnie Mayes, 66, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.
Mr. Mayes was born in Madison County on July 29, 1947, to the late Ralph and Evelyn Kelley Mayes. He retired after 23 years as a service station manager and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.
Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97
Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Heritage Center.
Birchel Fields, 96
Birchel Fields, age 96, of Scaffold Cane in Berea, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Berea Health Care Center.
Joyce Rhodus, 74
Joyce Rhodus, 74, passed away Friday morning, April 11, 2014, at her home.
She was born March 23, 1940, in Garrard County, Kentucky, to the late Jasper and Mary Stella Moore Prewitt.
Joyce was a graduate of Buckeye High School, class of 1959. She retired from the Madison County Detention Center as a deputy jailer. She loved raising flowers, working puzzles and watching UK basketball.
Neccolus Lamar Mundy, 31
Neccolus Lamar Mundy, 31, son of Vertina N. Mundy and Ronald D. Bronston, died unexpectedly April 7, 2014, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
His funeral is 1 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Saint Paul AME Church, 437 Francis St., Richmond. Visitation from noon.
Arrangements under the direction of Keith P. Clark & Son Funeral Home, Winchester.
Dorreen Baldwin, 68
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Paul Ray Combs, 59
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