April 24, 2014

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Larry K. Sharp, 84 Print E-mail

Larry K. Sharp, 84, of Falmouth passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Grand Haven Nursing Home.

Surviving are wife, Vivian R. Ashley Sharp; step-sons, Joseph Todd (Barbara) Adams of Falmouth, Gary Wayne (Ann) Adams of Richwood and Harold Marshall Adams of Memphis Tenn.; step-daughters, Brenda Ruth (Kenny) Higgins and Linda Elaine (Nathan) Harney both of Falmouth; and seventeen step-grandchildren.

There are no services at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Ware Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.warefuneralhome.com.

Ramona K. "Mona" Hesler, 50 Print E-mail

Ramona K. "Mona" Hesler, 50, of Covington formerly of Pendleton County, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014.

She was born April 18, 1963 in Covington.

Preceding her in death was brother, David Smith.

Surviving are parents, Bo Smith and Franca Vanlandingham Fischer; daughter, Carlotta "Carla" Piastrelli; sons, Jon Riley Gibson, Thomas and Stewart Cahill; sisters, Sandy Smith and Mindy Ware; grandchildren, Bailey Faeth, Collin Turner, Ashton Turner, Ryland and Greyson Robert Gibson.

Vistitation will be held from 4-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014 with funeral services immediately following at the Peoples Funeral Home, Butler.

Memorials are suggested to the Mona Hesler Memorial Fund.

Online condolences may be sent to www.peoplesfuneralhomes.com.

Daisy Ann (Kimble) Kenner, 80 Print E-mail

Daisy Ann (Kimble) Kenner, 80, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Florence, Ky., passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014.

She was a retired finance manager, worked at the Hope House for many years and was a member of Florence Baptist Church at Mt. Zion where she sang in the choir for over 30 years.

Preceding, in addition to parents Hord Mason and Hope (Childers) Kimble, were husband Ronald Kenner Sr., and brother, Hord Kimble.

Surviving are sons, Ron (Patty) Kenner Jr., Charles (Joanne) Kenner and Todd (Maureen) Kenner; brother, Jim (Linda) Kimble; nine grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 14 at the Stith Funeral Home, Florence, Ky.

Interment took place in Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.

Online condolences may be sent to www.stithfuneralhomes.com

Virginia E. Fields Bell, 92 Print E-mail

Virginia E. Fields Bell, 92, of Alexandria, formerly of Pendleton County, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the River Valley Nursing Home.

Surviving are daughter, Sandy (Joe) Bertram and grandson, Tim (Britney) Bertram.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m., to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 22, 2014 with funeral services immediately following at the Church of Christ, Alexandria. Arrangements are under the direction of the Peoples Funeral Home.

Interment will take place at the Alexandria Cemetery.

Adrian Keith Pugh, 86 Print E-mail

Adrian Keith Pugh, 86, of Falmouth passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the Harrison Memorial Hospital, Cynthiana.

He was born in Harrison County on February 28, 1928 to the late Quincy Everett and Irene Traylor Pugh. On December 16, 1944, he married Gladys Price Pugh. A life long Pendleton County farmer, Adrian was an avid outdoorsman  who liked to hunt and fish. He received recognition in Kentucky and neighboring states for his training of bird dogs. He was a member of Mt. Gilead Church, Harrison County and he loved his wife and family dearly.

Preceding him in death, in addition to parents, was wife, Gladys Price Pugh.

Surviving are sons, Gary Wayne (Bonnie Sue) Pugh, Billy Darell (Andrea) Pugh and Keith (Nancy Jane) Pugh all of Falmouth; daughter, Wanda Faye (Melvin) Leach of Alexandria; brother, Fred Pugh of Crestview Hills; sisters, Carolyn Walthers of Falmouth, Betty Wolfe and Margie Brown both of Batavia Ohio; grandchildren, Christy Lynn (Jeff) Baumgartner, Darrin Wayne (Amy) Pugh, Jonathan Carroll (Lois) Pugh, Lori Renee Leach, Darell Glenn (Julie) Pugh, Dana (Kelly) Childers, Bradley Ross Pugh and Tara Gaye (Dallas) Brocker; 21 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 8, at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth with Bro. Bill Wilson officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Darrin Wayne Pugh, Jonathan Carroll Pugh, Darell Glenn Pugh, Bradly Ross Pugh, Brian Keith Pugh and Anthony Shane Pugh. Special music was shared by Michael and Tim Cummins and Jacob Feltner.

Interment took place at the Sunrise Cemetery, Harrison County.

Memorials are suggested to the Sunrise Cemetery, c/o Ben Clifford, 3459 Ky., Hwy 1284 E., Cynthiana, Ky., 41031.

Online condolences may be sent to www.woodheadfuneralhome.com.

Roger Utz, 59 Print E-mail

Roger Utz, 59, of Williamstown passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014.

He was born in Covington on April 13, 1955 to the late Lester and Betty Hyatt Utz. Roger worked for Taylor Home Improvement and served in the United States Army.

Surviving are wife, Rose Jones Utz; daughters, Julie Epperson and Kay Harp; sisters, Rhonda Hutchison, Cathy Himmelmann and Missy Taylor; grandchildren, Ryan Harp, Jordan Shartzer, Patrick Shartzer and Mason Harp; great-grandson Talon Shartzer; nieces, Amber Hutchison Brewer, Morgan Taylor, Haylee Jo Taylor and Hannah Himmelmann; nephew, Dennis Hutchison; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Visitation will take place at 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth. Funeral services at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2014 also at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Jordan Shartzer, Ryan Harp, Patrick Shartzer, Mason Harp, Keith Taylor, Dave Himmelmann, Dennis Hutchison and Jamie Epperson. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Hutchison, Talon Shartzer and Randy Harp.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.

Online condolences may be sent to www.peoplesfuneralhome.com

Keith Douglas "Flojoe" Sturgill, 47 Print E-mail

Keith Douglas "Flojoe" Sturgill, 47, of Berry passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at Harrison County Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Harlan, Ky., on January 9, 1967.

Preceding him in death was father, Grant Sturgill.

Surviving are mother, Grace Hall Sturgill; wife, Rita Sturgill; sons, Josh Sturgill and Anthony Caudill; daughters, Leesha Sturgill and Amber Caudill; brothers, Patrick Sturgill and James Tate; sister, Becky Wolfe; and grandchildren Taylor and Jacob Crouch.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 22 at Kincaid Lake.

Online condolences may be sent to www.peoplesfuneralhome.com.

Jacqueline "Jackie" McElfresh,74 Print E-mail

Jacqueline "Jackie" Mae McElfresh, 74, of Butler, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014.

She was born on December 7, 1939 to the  late Harrison "Tubby" and Juanita Craig Brennstuhl. Jackie was a retired supervisor for the IRS and a member of the Flour Creek Christian Church where she served as the choir youth director.

Surviving is husband, Lawrence McElfresh of Butler.

Interment took place at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Butler.

Peoples Funeral Home served the family.

Memorials are suggested to the Flour Creek Christian Church, 1109 Hwy 177, Butler Ky., 41006.

Military services held for Lenox Print E-mail

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members held full military services for Mr. Robert Woodrow Lenox at the Pythian Grove Cemetery on February 22, 2014.

Mr. Lenox served in the United States Army in World War II.

To Mr. Robert Woodrow Lenox we honor and salute you.

To the family we offer sympathy.

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members present were Bruce Westbrook, Jim Sharp, Charles Biddle, Ronnie Bay, Bob Gulick, Joe Klar, Omer Bentle, Sam Hodge, Phil Hedges and Larry Fields.

Taps was played by Sam Hodge.

Another veteran was laid to rest.

Eloise Rainey Joy, 86 Print E-mail

Eloise Rainey Joy, 86, of Stone Mountain, Ga., passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2013.

Surviving are son, Keith (Barbara) Joy, of Hialeah Gardens, Fla.; daughter, Connie Joy (Duke) Jack, of Stone Mountain Ga.

Cremation was by Byars Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cumming, Ga.


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