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.
Rickey L. Short, 32
Rickey L. Short, 32, of Richmond, died early Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at his home.
Ralph Miller, 90
Ralph Miller, 90, of Brassfield, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at his home.
Margaret ‛Peggy’ Brotherton Powell, 79
Margaret “Peggy” Brotherton Powell, 79, of Irvine, passed away Tuesday at the Baptist Health in Richmond.
Elizabeth Susan Overby, 93
Elizabeth Susan (Hackworth) Overby, 93, died Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
William R. Davis, 95
William R. Davis, 95, husband of Esther Thomas Davis, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Alan Rhodus, 69
Alan E. Rhodus, 69, of Winter Springs, Florida, formerly of Richmond, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013, in Florida.
Alan was born in Richmond, Kentucky, on March 2, 1944, the son of the late Robert Earl and Evelyn Neeley Rhodus.
He was a certified public accountant in his own firm in Altamonte Springs, Florida.
He is survived by: his mother, Evelyn Rhodus of Richmond; his dear friend and companion, Jane, and her family of Winter Springs, Florida; as well as several cousins and dear friends.
Alex Chester ‘Chet’ Estes, 69
Alex Chester “Chet” Estes, 69, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at his Lexington home.
He was the husband of Brenda Durham Estes.
Graveside services will be conducted Thursday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m Wednesday at Lakes Funeral Home in Berea.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marine Corps League or VFW Post 680 in Lexington.
Condolences may be left at www.lakesfuneralhome.com.
Charlotte S. Elliott, 67
Charlotte S. Elliott, 67, of Dayton, Ohio, died Friday.
The daughter of the late Jesse and Geneva Calico Matlock, she is survived by a sister and five brothers.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home in Berea with the Rev. Kevin Slemp officiating. Burial will follow in the Cartersville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Thursday.
Wanda Creech, 86
Wanda Creech, 86, of Richmond, passed away Saturday evening, December 7, 2013, at Telford Terrace.
She was a retired X-ray technician at the former Pattie A. Clay Hospital.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Henry and Ora L. Creech; two brothers, Gilbert and Clyde Creech; and two sisters, Alberta C. Hensley and Ola Mae Campbell.
Anna Lee Cope, 69
Anna Lee Cope, 69, of Mount Vernon, died Monday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late Travis Dodd and Nora Marie Miller Cope and is survived by several relatives, including a stepson, Leonard Thomas of Berea.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Scaffold Cane Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.davisandpowellfuneralhome.com
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