Lillian Simpson Means (Grevis Good), 64, of Richmond, passed away March 12, 2013, in her Richmond home following a four-year battle with breast cancer.
She was born in Richmond, Ky., November 10, 1948, and graduated from Madison High School in Richmond.
She was owner of several small businesses throughout her life, including a trucking company, an antique store that allowed her to pursue and share her love of antiques, a custom window-treatment business that showcased her skills as a seamstress, and most recently, she enjoyed working at Lowe’s in Richmond as a sales associate. There she befriended many of her co-workers which she often referred to as her “Lowe’s family.”
She was a member of Harvest Time Worship Center where her husband, Robert Means, serves as pastor. She also was a proud Kentucky Colonel.
She was preceded in death by: her mother, Della B. Long Simpson, and her sister, Charlene Simpson Minerich. She is survived by: her loving husband, Robert Means; her father, Reather Simpson; one daughter, Andrena Eversole Sanchez (Gene); and one son, Tony Eversole of Richmond.
She also leaves: two brothers, James Edward Simpson (Ruth Ann) of Lexington and Willard Thomas Simpson (Debbie) of Richmond; five sisters, Wilma Smith (Ernie) of Richmond, Myrtle Lovell of Georgetown, Carol Adkinson (Michael) and Doris Gray Lane (Russell), all also of Richmond; one granddaughter, Miranda Oliver; and one grandson, Dawson Sanchez.
Services will be conducted at noon Friday, March 15, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jim Thomas, Gene Sanchez, Ryan Means, Robert Johns, Jerry Gray, Johnny Harold and Casey O’Grady. O’Grady will serve as the honorary bearer.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Friday, March 15, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
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.
Birchel Fields, 96
Birchel Fields, age 96, of Scaffold Cane in Berea, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Berea Health Care Center.
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