Thomas “Tommy” French, 57, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 26, 2013.
He was born in Madison County, Ky., on July 19, 1955, the son of the late E.B. and Charlene Laur’ant French. He was an automotive mechanic and the owner of French’s Auto Service.
Tommy will be greatly missed by his wife of 41 years, Connie Kelley French.
He leaves behind: two daughters, Sherri Michelle Buckler (Tommy) of Richmond and Shawna Faye Smith (Jerry) of Mayfield; two grandsons, Sean and Matthew Buckler; one granddaughter, Sydney Michelle Smith; his brother, Byron French of Winchester; his sister, Jane French of Richmond; his mother-in-law, O’Della Flanagan; a host of nieces and nephews, some who are special, Joe David Turner, Thomas Daniel and James David Turner; many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Johns officiating.
Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Monday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Buckler, Sean Buckler, Jerry Smith, Joe Turner, James David Turner, Tommy Turner and Lonnie Kelley Jr.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses.
Rickey L. Short, 32
Rickey L. Short, 32, of Richmond, died early Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at his home.
Ralph Miller, 90
Ralph Miller, 90, of Brassfield, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at his home.
Margaret ‛Peggy’ Brotherton Powell, 79
Margaret “Peggy” Brotherton Powell, 79, of Irvine, passed away Tuesday at the Baptist Health in Richmond.
Elizabeth Susan Overby, 93
Elizabeth Susan (Hackworth) Overby, 93, died Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
William R. Davis, 95
William R. Davis, 95, husband of Esther Thomas Davis, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Alan Rhodus, 69
Alan E. Rhodus, 69, of Winter Springs, Florida, formerly of Richmond, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013, in Florida.
Alan was born in Richmond, Kentucky, on March 2, 1944, the son of the late Robert Earl and Evelyn Neeley Rhodus.
He was a certified public accountant in his own firm in Altamonte Springs, Florida.
He is survived by: his mother, Evelyn Rhodus of Richmond; his dear friend and companion, Jane, and her family of Winter Springs, Florida; as well as several cousins and dear friends.
Alex Chester ‘Chet’ Estes, 69
Alex Chester “Chet” Estes, 69, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at his Lexington home.
He was the husband of Brenda Durham Estes.
Graveside services will be conducted Thursday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m Wednesday at Lakes Funeral Home in Berea.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marine Corps League or VFW Post 680 in Lexington.
Condolences may be left at www.lakesfuneralhome.com.
Charlotte S. Elliott, 67
Charlotte S. Elliott, 67, of Dayton, Ohio, died Friday.
The daughter of the late Jesse and Geneva Calico Matlock, she is survived by a sister and five brothers.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home in Berea with the Rev. Kevin Slemp officiating. Burial will follow in the Cartersville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Thursday.
Wanda Creech, 86
Wanda Creech, 86, of Richmond, passed away Saturday evening, December 7, 2013, at Telford Terrace.
She was a retired X-ray technician at the former Pattie A. Clay Hospital.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Henry and Ora L. Creech; two brothers, Gilbert and Clyde Creech; and two sisters, Alberta C. Hensley and Ola Mae Campbell.
Anna Lee Cope, 69
Anna Lee Cope, 69, of Mount Vernon, died Monday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late Travis Dodd and Nora Marie Miller Cope and is survived by several relatives, including a stepson, Leonard Thomas of Berea.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Scaffold Cane Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.davisandpowellfuneralhome.com
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