Dortha Hurley Parker, born Feb. 26, 1927, died March 12, 2013, after a long illness.
Dortha was married April 27, 1946, to Clyde Parker, and she was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 65 years in May 2011.
Dortha also was preceded in death by her parents, Sherman and Dora Hurley; one sister, Laura Hurley Gabbard; and two nieces.
Dortha is survived by: her sister, Anna Hurley (Jack) Hale, two nieces and four nephews. She also is survived by a special neighbor, friend and caregiver, Bertha Croucher and two special caregivers, Robin Gadd and Regina White.
Dortha and Clyde lived in Ohio until 1984 ,when they moved back to Kentucky to help with the care of her mother. She was a very good housekeeper and seamstress who loved to needlework. She was a member of the Silver Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Hisle officiating. Burial will be in the Berea Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Shoemaker, Kenneth Parker, Glyndon Williams, Mike Robinson, Jerry Abrams, Billy Linville and Donnie Hale.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online register book at www.lakesfuneralhome.com
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
Robert Lee Smith, of Paint Lick, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Robert, born in Hazard, Ky., was preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Sophia Bray Smith.
James Andrew Zabawa, 56
James Andrew Zabawa, 56, of Richmond, Ky., entered into eternity while staying at the Markey Cancer Center Hospital at UK Chandler Medical Center, Wednesday, December 4, 2013, when the same Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead raised his earthly body.
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.
Charity Allene Cowan, 89
Miss Charity Allene Cowan, 89, of Richmond, passed away Monday, December 2, 2013, after arrival at Baptist Health-Richmond
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