April 25, 2014

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Imagene Stevens, 79 Print E-mail

Imagene Stevens, 79, of Falmouth passed away at home on Sunday, January 12, 2014.

She was a machine operator for Duro Paper Bag Co. in Richwood and a member of the New Macedonia Regular Baptist Church in Newport.

Preceding her in death  were husband, Philip Stevens who passed away 18 years ago; sisters, Ruth Campbell, Linda Mae Burton and Alpha Bowling; and brothers, Enous and Jess Turner.

Surviving are daughters, Mary Vaughn, Bobbie Herald, Nora Moscoe, Ina Dockery, Rachel Bowman, Linda Thompson; sister, America Sebastian; brother, Robert Turner; 14 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held  on Friday, January 17, 2014 at Cooper Funeral Home in Alexandria.

Interment took place at Oakland Cemetery in Grants Lick.

John William Tate, 32 Print E-mail

John William Tate, 32, of Hamilton, Ohio passed away at his residence.

Preceding him in death  were maternal grandmother, Carol Henry; and paternal grandfather, Bill Tate.

Surviving are father, Richard (Melinda) Tate; mother, Sonia Henry; wife, Lindsey Tate; sons, Jackson and Lucas Tate; maternal grandparents, John and Christie Henry; paternal grandparents, Marcia and Jack Bolger; great-great-grandmother, Ruth Claxton; brother, Joshua Richard Tate; sister, Amber Daniel (Joey) Carr; and many nieces, nephews and many friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Online condolences can be left for the family at www.cooperfuneralhome.net.

Vernis "Nick" Rice, 86 Print E-mail

Vernis "Nick" Rice, 86, of Alexandria, formerly of Pendleton County passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2014.

Surviving are wife, Flora Mae Rice; sons, Gary Rice, Gary Hofstetter, Kenny Hofstetter; and daughters, Jan Gray, Donna King, Wanda Brickler and Melinda Champagne.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Peoples Funeral Home in Butler.

Interment took place at the Alexandria Cemetery.

Maxine Bonar, 85 Print E-mail

Maxine Bonar, 85, of Walton, formerly of Pendleton County passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

Surviving are daughters, Nancy Stubbeman, Walton and Sharon Senters, Barbrasville, Ky.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 20, 2014 at Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth.

Interment took place at the Lenoxburg Cemetery.

Military services held for Deaton 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. Johnny Deaton at the Riverside Cemetery on January 4, 2014.

Mr. Deaton served in the United States Army in the Korean Conflict.

To Mr. Johnny Deaton 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, Ronnie Bay, Joe Klar, Omer Bentle, Jim Sharp, Charlie Biddle, Sam Hodge, Donald Steele, Larry Fields, Don Wells, Richard Colvin, Phil Hedges, Jim Morton, Bill Ashcraft, Jim Haley and Bob Gulick.

Taps was played by Sam Hodge.

Another veteran was laid to rest.

Elizabeth Faye "Betty" Baumgartner Chapman, 88 Print E-mail

Elizabeth Faye “Betty” Baumgartner Chapman, 88, of Falmouth passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2014, at the St. Elizabeth Health Care in Ft. Thomas.

She was born in Pendleton County on November 26, 1925 to the late Henry and Daisy Cox Baumgartner. Betty was a graduate of Morgan High School, worked as an administrative assistant for the R. L. Polk Company in Cincinnati, and a member of the Falmouth Baptist Church. She married John Clinton Chapman Jr. on October 11, 1947,  and her dear husband of 54 years preceded her in death on June 17, 2002.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her husband and parents, were brother, Raymond “Ray” Arnold Baumgartner and sister, Ruth Kliebecker.

Surviving are sister, Ann Baumgartner, with whom she lived, of Falmouth; sister-in-law, Thelma Baumgartner, Falmouth; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Rev. Cohen Copley officiating.

Serving as pallbearers were Jeff Baumgartner, Caleb Baumgartner, Shane Hammons, Randy Bastin, Kenny Roberts and Larry Vanlandingham.

Interment took place at the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Falmouth.

Memorials are suggested to the Falmouth Baptist Church, 403 Maple Avenue, Falmouth, KY 41040 or the charity of your choice.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.woodheadfuneralhome.com

Jean Joslin Cummins, 93 Print E-mail

Jean Joslin Cummins, 93, of Falmouth passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

She was born in Arkansas on October 12, 1920 to the late Lunge and Ellen Alsit Joslin.

Preceding her in death, in addition to parents, were son, Timothy Lee Cummins and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are children, Shirley McClanahan, Falmouth, Carol Aubrey, Williamstown, Janice Walton, Winchester, Patty Varner, Falmouth, Phyllis Garland, Alexandria, Vickie Moore, Ft. Mitchell, Jimmy Cummins, Falmouth, Daryl (Kenny Soard) Cummins, Ft. Mitchell; sister, Lucille Silk, Owasso, Okla.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth.

Interment took place at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Falmouth.

Memorials if desired are suggested to: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Rd., Florence, KY, 41042.

Mary Catharine Conelly, 89 Print E-mail

Mary Catharine Connelly, 89, retired from Cincinnati Milacron passed away on Friday, January 10, 2014.

She was born March 2, 1924 in Grant’s Lick to the late Joseph Robert Vater and Virginia Louise Insko Vater. Mrs. Conelly was a 1941 graduate of Campbell County High School and earned a diploma from the Miller School of Business in 1942 in Cincinnati. She was a member of the Mt. Washington Baptist Church who enjoyed being the “sunshine lady” sending greeting cards to family and friends and found pleasure in playing cards, making/receiving phone calls, reading magazines especially Guidepost, watching TV, and keeping up with the latest news.  She had a special relationship and interests in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary was happiest when cultivating her flower and vegetable garden, loved being surrounded by family and friends and especially enjoyed caring for her cat, Max.

Preceding her in death, in addition to parents, were husband, Chester L. Florence (1982); and son, Ronald E. Arendell.

Surviving are daughter, Karen L. (Gilbert) Elberson; step-children, Juanita (Lester) Cockayne, Loman, Minn. and Neil (Phyllis) Florence, Verona; siblings, Hope Kent, Spring Hill, Fla., David (Wanda) Vater, Alexandria, Jean  (Gene) St. John, Alexandria, Jesse (Shirley) Vater, Butler; grandchildren, Julia K. (Sean) Matthews, David J.M. (Maria) Elberson;  great-grandchildren, Colby and Cory Matthews, and Leah Elberson; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014 followed by a reception at Mt. Washington Baptist Church. Peoples Funeral Home is serving the family.

Interment will take place  at Flour Creek Christian Church Cemetery in Butler, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to Mt. Washington Baptist Church, 2021 Sutton Avenue, P.O. Box 30437, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230 or to  Matthew 25 Ministries,11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242.

Brenda Lee Hull Fields, 70 Print E-mail

Brenda Lee Hull Fields, 70, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center.

She was born on November 10, 1943 to the late Roy Lee "Judar" and Geraldine Boots Hull and was a member of Triumph Christian Church.

Preceding her in death was sister, Judy Hull.

Surviving her are husband, Ralph Fields, married on February 8, 1964; and  son, William Joseph Fields, Brooksville; three sisters-in-law; and several special nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 with funeral services immediately following at Moore & Parker Funeral Home in Brooksville.

Interment will take place  at Brooksville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research.

Condolences may be sent to mooreandparkerfh.com

Melvin Jenkins, 83 Print E-mail

Melvin Jenkins, 83, of Cynthiana, formerly of Pendleton County, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

He was born in Butler on February 24, 1930 to the late Richard and Bertha M. Rider Jenkins and was married 60 years to Mary Goins Jenkins. Melvin was a retired mechanic for Fullers and employee of the Pendleton County Road Department.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were daughter, Virginia Rose Beach; brother, Roscoe Jenkins; sisters, Betty Flynn and Louise Perkins; and grandchildren, David Lee and Allan Eugene Warner.

Surviving are wife, Mary Jenkins, Cynthiana; son, Dennis Jenkins, Cynthiana; daughters, Ruth Jenkins Proeschel, Foster, Ida Castillo, Georgetown; sister, Ilene Flynn, Crittenden; grandchildren, Jesse Jenkins, Mary Gamez, Bridget Williams, Lois Bartley; and great-grandchildren, Willetta Williams, J.T. Bartley, Carlos and Jasmine Gamez.

Funeral services were held Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Peoples Funeral Home in Falmouth.

Interment took place at the Turner Ridge Cemetery in Falmouth.

Memorials if desired are suggested to: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 317 U.S. Hwy 62 E., Cynthiana, KY, 41031 or Flour Creek Christian Church, 1109 Kentucky 177, Butler, KY, 41006.


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