MADISON COUNTY —
Anna Winkler French, 87, widow of James French, died early Friday, February 1, 2013, at the Central Baptist Hospital, in Lexington, Ky.
Mrs. French was born November 21, 1925, the daughter of the late Alfred and Martha French Winkler, in Estill County, Ky.
She was a member of Speedwell Christian Church. Mrs. French loved bowling in the Women’s Bowling League, in which she participated for many years. She bowled competitively for both the Early Birds and the Galaxy Girls.
Mrs. French is survived by: two sons, Ronnie French and Danny French, both of Richmond; one daughter, Velma Cruse (Fletcher), Berea; two brothers, Alfred Winkler, Liberty, Ind., and Jennings Winkler, Brownsville, Ind.; two sisters, Ruth Bogie, Franklin, Ohio, and Margaret Richardson, Miamisburg, Ohio; six grandchildren, Brian Cruse, Eric Cruse (Barb), Shella Cobb (Chris), Travis French (Christy), Brandon French (Tabitha) and Annjanette Matthews (Randall); seven great-grandchildren, Caleb, Forde, Kinsey, Rachael, Dakota, Laura Mae and Nicholas; and four stepgreat-grandchildren. John, Cara, Morgan and Tabin, Randall Jr., and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death one son Donald French; one brother Vernon Winkler, and one sister Geneva Hisle.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Monday, February 4, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Dennis Pasley and Bro. Maurice Dula officiating. Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 2013, at the funeral home.
Mrs. French’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Maupin, Jimmy Chrisman, Larry Chrisman, Bob Berryman, Mike French, Gary Roop, and John Kay.
MADISON COUNTY —
John Chasteen Jr.
John Chasteen Jr., of Copper Creek, died Friday, April 18, 2014.
Ethel Lakes, 84
Mrs. Ethel Abrams Lakes, 84, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center.
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,
Edna Cates VanWinkle, age 89, widow of Hobert VanWinkle, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
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.
Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97
Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Heritage Center.
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