The Richmond Register


December 12, 2012

Cleo Durbin, 86



Cleo Fritz Durbin, 86, of Richmond, the widow of Shirley Wallace Durbin, passed away Tuesday morning, December 11, 2012 in Baptist Health in Richmond.

Mrs. Durbin was born on February 9, 1926, in Estill County, the daughter of the late James E. and Katie Thomas Fritz. She was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church and was a retired employee of the former A&P Grocery of Richmond. She had been a member of the Estill County Historical Society.

Survivors include one son: David Durbin; two daughters: Kathy Maupin

(John) and Patty Gonzalez (Manuel); two brothers: Leon Fritz and Doyle Fritz (Betty); two grandchildren: Kim Maupin and Jennifer Maupin; one great-grandchild: John Hayden Maupin; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband: she was preceded in death by a son: James Wallace Durbin and one brother: Delbert Fritz.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Fort and Billy Ray Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 4:30 - 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Gary Fritz, Doug Fritz, Billy Ray Hughes, Tommy

Fritz, Beverly Fritz, John Maupin and Manuel Gonzalez.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Her special friends known as the Birthday Girls.

Text Only
  • 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.

    April 17, 2014

  • 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.

    April 17, 2014

  • 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.

    April 17, 2014

  • Frances ‛Granny’ Smith, 78

    Frances “Granny” Smith, 78, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

    April 16, 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.

    April 15, 2014

  • 04.15VanWinkle sig pic.jpg 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.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 14, 2014

  • 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.

    April 14, 2014

  • 04.15 Harris .jpg Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97

    Ada Marie (Gadd) Harris, 97, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Heritage Center.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04.15 Fields.jpeg Birchel Fields, 96

    Birchel Fields, age 96, of Scaffold Cane in Berea, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Berea Health Care Center.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo