The Richmond Register


October 23, 2013

Norvaline Cates Hale, 82


RICHMOND — Norvaline Cates Hale, 82, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.

She was born in Madison County, Ky., on Dec. 27, 1930, the daughter of the late Alex and Sue Masters Cates.

She was a graduate of Kirksville High School and Eastern Ky. University and received a doctorate degree from Indiana University.

She was a professor in the College of Business at Eastern Ky. University for 32 years. Norvaline also was a farmer and pursued many other business interests.

Survivors include: one daughter, Lana Sue Harrison; four grandchildren, Terry Gortney (Doris), Jessica Hale, Eve Gortney and Lindsey Prater (Brandon); five great-grandchildren, Gary Willis, Tyler Hale, Thristian Hale, Sebastian Poynter and Gabriella Gortney; a special aunt, Ruth Chandler; and several cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Fort and Johny Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Billy Collins, Gary Clark, Terry Gortney, Tyler Hale, Thristian Hale, Gary Willis, Joe Masters and Johny Collins.


Text Only
  • Barbara Sue Daugherty, 71

    Barbara Sue Daugherty, 71, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.

    July 28, 2014

  • 07.29 Embry.jpg Patricia Ann Hill Embry, 66

    Patricia Ann Hill Embry, age 66, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07.29 MOBERLY, Larry- Cropped Picture.jpg Larry Don Moberly, 70

    Larry Don Moberly, 70, of Richmond, Kentucky, husband of Debby Moberly, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07.27 Estes photo.jpg Mrs. Juanita Bernice Estes, 83

    Mrs. Juanita Bernice Estes, 83, of Poosey Ridge, widow of Garnett “Frog” Estes, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tom H. Rogers, 84

    Tom H. Rogers, age 84, of Jones Road in Berea, passed away Friday July 25, 2014, at The Terrace Nursing Home.

    July 26, 2014

  • Barbara Jayne Green Powell, 52

    Barbara Jayne Green Powell, 52, of Richmond, passed away, Friday, July 25, 2014, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.

    July 26, 2014

  • William “Billy” Francis Isaacs, 65

    William “Billy” Francis Isaacs, 65, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center.

    July 26, 2014

  • William ‛Billy’ F. Isaacs, 65

    William “Billy” F. Isaacs, 65, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.
    Services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with visitation from 11 a.m.

    July 26, 2014

  • Rufus Walker West, 91

    Rufus Walker West, 91, of Richmond, died Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Visitation will be at from 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 27, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

    July 26, 2014

  • 07.25 Brandenburg.jpg Leona W. 'Granny' Brandenburg, 90

    Leona W. “Granny” Brandenburg, 90, passed away Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo