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
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Mrs. Lakes was born June 13, 1930, in Rockcastle County to James and Delia Johnson Abrams.
She was retired from Brown & Williams Tobacco Company in Lexington. She was a faithful listener of the WLJC Gospel Broadcast and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Eudell Hardy, 102
Eudell Hardy, 102, the widow of William Henry Hardy, passed away Thursday morning, April 17, 2014, at the Berea Health Care Center.
Mrs. Hardy was born November 12, 1912, in Valley View, Kentucky. She was a homemaker, a retired seamstress and was of the Baptist faith.
Vincent Paul Dalton, 59
Vincent Paul Dalton, 59, of Richmond, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after arrival at Baptist Health Richmond.
He was born July 14, 1954, in Orange, New Jersey, to Frank and Marjorie McDowell Dalton, both of whom preceded him in death.
Frances ‛Granny’ Smith, 78
Frances “Granny” Smith, 78, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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,
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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.
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