MADISON COUNTY —
Wilma Blanton, 71
Wilma Dunn Blanton, 71, wife of 50 years to Jack Blanton, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at home.
Mrs. Blanton was born September 8, 1941, in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Zack and Elsie Isaacs Dunn. She enjoyed sharing and singing as a member of Valley View Holiness Church. She also loved quilting, gardening roses and reading her Bible. Mrs. Blanton will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by: two sons, Wayne Blanton (Ladonna) and Mark Blanton (Sandra), both of Richmond; two brothers, Kevin Dunn, McKee, and Jerry Dunn (Joetta), of Richmond; four sisters, Theresa Wilson (Jeff), Deanna Warden (Johnny), Bertha Humphrey (Sonny) and Wanda Buttrey; eight grandchildren, LaQuetta Stamper, Sirena Blanton, Jack Blanton, Steven Shelton, Jennifer Harvey, Savannah Blanton, Justin Roberts, and Joseph Roberts; six great-grandchildren, Amber Blanton, Salem Schaeffer, Destiny Schaeffer, Heaven Schaeffer, Lane Harvey and Landen Shelton; son-in law Wesley Shelton, and sister-in-law Debbie Morris.
Mrs. Blanton was preceded in death by: one daughter, Joyce Ann Shelton; three brothers, Kenny Dunn, Lyndon Dunn and Lonnie Dunn; and one sister, Leola Lovitt.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Burns and Bro. Tim Lamb officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jack Blanton, Steven Shelton, Jerry Steven Dunn and Wesley Shelton. www.cpcfh.com
MADISON COUNTY —
Wilma Blanton, 71
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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