Pendleton County Obituaries

Obituaries are posted with the permission of Debbie Dennie, Editor of the "Falmouth Outlook"

18 Oct 05:

Janet Honeycutt, 46, Williamstown

Janet Fay Honeycutt, 46, of Williamstown, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, Ky. Born on June 8, 1959 in Pendleton County, the daughter of William and Lonie Marie Mullins Grant. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents William and Lonie Marie Mullins Grant of Demossville, Ky., she is survived by her daughter, Tabatha Flannery, Alexandria, Ky., son McGarrett Honeycutt, Williamstown, Ky., four grandchildren, brothers, Robert Grant, Dry Ridge, Ky., Roger Grant, Williamstown, Ky., Mark Grant, Demossville, Ky., sisters, Linda Fish, Berea, Ky., Ruth Orme, Bracken County, Della and Lithonia Grant, both of Demossville, Ky., Brenda Grant and Reva Eagle, both of Williamstown, Ky. Services were held on Monday, October 17, 2005 at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, Ky. The pallbearers were McGarrett Honeycutt, Mark Grant, Robert Grant, Roger Grant, Anthony Grant, and Tony Eagle.
Interment took place in the Floral Hills Cemetery, Taylor Mill, Ky.

 

James Nelson, 74, Walton

James C. Nelson, 74, of Walton, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at the St. Luke Hospital West in Flore-nce, Ky. James was born in Covington, Ky., on June 23, 1931, he was the son of the late Verdie B. and Bessie Bradley Nelson. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War, a V.F.W. member in Bellevue, Ky., he was also a Kentucky Colonel, retired from T.A.N.K. (Transit Authority if Northern Ken-tucky) where he drove a bus for 39 years. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Betty Walker and JoAnn Tinch. He married Ethel Sargent, and his dear wife survives his passing. In addition to his wife he is survived by his sons, Jim Nelson, Jr., Rickman, Tenn., Tim Nelson, Mt. Washington, Ky., Roger Wayne Nelson, Walton, Ky., daughter, Annette Poe, Walton, Ky., sisters, Linda Jones, Covington, Ky., Cheyrl Stockton, Latonia, Ky., Wilma Cook, Covington, Ky., brother, Donnie Nelson, Newport, Ky., ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were held on Friday, October 14, 2005 at Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth, Ky. Interment took place in the Bethel Cemetery, Pendleton County.

 

Salvatore Russo, 43, Florence

Salvatore J. Russo, 43, of Florence, Ky., formerly of Reseda, Calif., passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2005 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Coving-ton. He had been fighting with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma for 4 years. Sal and Angie were together 7 years but were married on March 3, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sal was loved by all who knew him. He loved his family and friends and loved life. He was a hard worker and also enjoyed watching TV and movies. His favorites were Independence Day , Shawshank Redemption and Remember the Titians. He loved playing cards with friends and family, his favorite being Spades. He enjoyed playing Black Jack on the river boats and in Vegas. Sal was a very loving husband and will be missed dearly by his widow. “Sal was my soul mate and my life. I knew what love was when I met Sal. I miss him dearly and he will always be in my heart. I was very lucky to have been Sal’s wife. He treated me like gold. He always said I was his girl, and I always will be,” says his wife, Angie. Preceding him in death were his father, Salvatore D. Russo, oldest sister, Florinda Russo, both of Reseda, Calif., and mother-in-law, Alice Hampton of Falmouth. Besides his loving wife, Angela (Angie) Hampton Henry Russo of Florence, Ky., formerly of Falmouth, Ky., he is also survived by his mother, Mary Russo of Simi Valley , Calif., brothers, Joe Russo of Simi Valley , Calif., John Russo of Banning, Calif., JR Hampton of Florence, Ky., Mario Reyes of Hawaii; sister, Phyllis Hiskett of Thousand Oaks, Calif., nieces and nephews, Joseph and Holly Jenkins of Falmouth, Ky., Stephanie Russo of Simi Valley, Calif., Chris, Matt , Richie, Michael, Johnny, Joey, Sara and Vanessa, all of Calif., sister-in-laws, April Jenkins of Falmouth, Ky., Jennifer Russo of Simi Valley, Calif., and Jane Russo of Banning, Calif., brother-in-law, Carl Hiskett of Thousand Oaks, Calif., father-in-law, Jerry Ham-pton of Florence, Ky., Aunt Minnie, Uncle Tom , Aunt Judy and Uncle Bob, all of Calif., and Aunt Linda Justice of Falmouth. Sal’s final resting place is in Floral Hills Memorial Garden, Taylor Mill, Ky. Funeral arrangements were handled by Stith Funeral Home of Florence, Ky.

 

Paul Johnsen, 43, California

Paul Alan Johnsen, 43, of California, Ky., passed away on Monday, October 10, 2005 at the St. Elizabeth North Hospice, Covington, Ky. He was an aircraft technician for The Executive Jet Management, Cincinnati, Ohio. Survivors include his wife, Leslie, sons, Jesse and Colin Johnsen, both of California, Ky., parents, Daniel and Barbara Johnsen, Kauai, Hawaii, brothers, Michael and Danny Johnsen, both of Wisconsin, sister, Laurie Edmundson, Wisconsin, mother and father-in-law, Carol and Bernie Gruss, Mill Springs, Ky. Arrangements are pending with The Cooper Funeral Home, Grants, Ky.

 

Carol Banfield, 58, Fordsville

Carol Faye Banfield, 58, of Fordsville, Ky., formerly of Harrison County, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2005, at the Fordsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born on November 4, 1946, she was the daughter of Goldie Hazel Conyers Banfield, and the late Shirley Banfield. She was preceded in death by her brother Frank Banfield.
In addition to her mother, Goldie Hazel Conyers Banfield, Cynthiana, Ky., she is survived by her sister, Norma Jean Yeager, Falmouth, Ky., brothers, Ronald Thomas, Douglas M. and Gary W. Banfield, all of Harrison County, Ky.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at the Pythian Grove Cemetery, Harrison County.
Woodhead Funeral Home, Berry, served the family.

 

Pauline Collins, 59, Covington

Pauline Ellen Collins, 59, of Covington, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2005 at her residence in Covington, Ky., she was a homemaker. Survivors include her daughter, Angel Collins, Covington, Ky., son, Jr. Wilson, Urbana, Ohio, sisters, Mary Sams, Dayton, Ky., Shirley Lewis, Michigan, Betty Powell, Covington, Ky., Julie Long, Dayton, Ky., brother, Ralph Lewis, Ky., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were held on Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at The Cooper Funeral Home, Grants Lick, Ky. Interment took place at The Mother of God Cemetery, Covington, Ky.

 

Edman Croy, 60, Newport

Edman “Leroy” Croy, 60, of Newport, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at his residence. He was a factory worker for Nacam, Hebron, Ky. Survivors include his wife Sue, sons, Dan Croy, Sardenia, Ohio, John Croy, Lynchburg, Ohio, Ron Croy, Newport, Ky., daughters, Tina and Tonya Croy, Newport, Ky., Kimberly Soard, Erlanger, Ky., brothers, Donald and Kenneth Croy, both of Williamstown, Ky., sisters, Sue Croy, Florence, Ky., Charlene Croy, New York and eleven grandchildren. Services were held on Thursday, October 13, 2005 at the Cooper Funeral Home, Grants Lick, Ky. Interment took place in The Richardson Cemetery, South, Irvine, Ky.

 

Timothy Cooper, 59, Florida

Timothy David Cooper, 59, of Florida, formerly of Newport, Ky., passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2005 in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was a Boiler Operator for Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, he was also a U.S. Army Veteran.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Cooper, Cold Spring, Ky., daughters, Lisa Bondonese, West Palm Beach, Fla., Teresa Upshaw, Indianapolis, Indiana, Belinda Lynch, Port St. Lucie, Fla., Sherry and Shelly Cooper, both of Lantana, Fla., son, Timothy David Cooper II, Lantana, Fla., brothers, Paul Cooper, Covington, Ky., Ken Cooper, Cold Spring, Ky., sister, Jawan Combs, North Middle-town, Ky., twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were held on Friday, October 14, 2005 at The Cooper Funeral Home, Grants Lick, Ky. Interment took place in The Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, Ky.


25 Oct 05:

Edna Dirkes, 73, Foster

Edna Dirkes, 73, of Foster, Ky., passed away on Wednes-day, October 19, 2005 at her home. Born in Ft. Thomas, Ky., on December 20, 1931, the daughter of the late John and Mable Dittus Houben. She married Earl W. Dirkes on April 26, 1952 and her dear husband survives her passing. She was a member of the Flour Creek Christian Church. In addition to her husband she is survived by her son, Bill Dirkes, Butler, Ky., daughters, Karen Dirkes White, Foster, Ky., Pamela Dirkes Faulkner, Foster, Ky., sister, Marion Mattill, Alexandria, Ky., five grandchildren, Kimberly, Daniel, Robert, Darren and Allison and one great grandchild, Brooklyn. Services were held on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Butler, Ky. Interment took place in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Pendleton County.

 

Geraldine Milner, 88, Covington

Geraldine Milner, 88, of Covington, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at the Village Care Center in Erlanger, Ky. Born on January 3, 1917 in Berry, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Everett and Pearlie Mae Cloe Milner. Formerly, she worked as a secretary with Mutual of New York, Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a member of the Hilltop Church of Christ, Taylor Mill, Ky. She was preceded in death by two sisters: Geneva (Harry) Harney and Sylvia (Fred) Irvin, and four brothers: Harold (Roxie) Mil-ner, Emmett Ray (Vivian) Milner, Randall Milner and Audrey Milner. She leaves three brothers: Edward (Viola) Milner, Berry, Ky., Bill (Betty) Milner, Berry, Ky., and Jerry (Sandra) Milner, Alexandria, Ky. Services were held on Saturday, October 22, 2005, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, Kentucky, with Pastor David Kelley officiating. Music was shared by John Herrington. The pallbearers were Brian Kinsey, Kevin Milner, Odes Milner, Mark Milner, Rodney Milner, Greg Irvin, Jonathan Thompson, and Joel Milner.
Interment took place in the Pythian Grove Cemetery, Harrison County. Memorials are suggested to the Unity Christian Church: 5848 Hwy 36W, Cynthiana, KY, 41031 or American Cancer Society: C/O Pauline Chalfant: Pendleton County Tribute Gift Chair, 325 Southside Church Rd, Falmouth, KY, 41040 or the American Diabetes Association: 8899 Brookside Ave. #2, West Chester, OH 45069.

 

Florence Wolfe, 101, Butler

Florence Wolfe, 101, of Butler, Ky., formerly of Fal-mouth, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at the River Valley Nursing Home in Butler, Ky. Born in Pendleton County, Ky., on February 17, 1904, she was the daughter of the late William and Pearl LaFollette Klaber. Florence was a homemaker, a member of the Short Creek Baptist Church and she was also a Kentucky Colonel. She married Homer Wolfe in 1926. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Wolfe, son, Ivan Wolfe, brothers, William, Elbert and Charles Klaber, sisters, Katherine Wolfe and Francis Auchter. She is survived by her daughters, Geneva Sorrell, Falmouth, Ky., Juanita Wyatt, Richmond, Ky., Marilyn Petry, Conover, Ohio, ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth, Ky.
Interment took place in the Riverside Cemetery, Pendleton County.

 

Carolyn Bivens, 76, Augusta

Carolyn Joyce Pribble Bivens, 76, of Augusta, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at her residence. She was born on August 14, 1929 in Pendleton County, the daughter of the late Albert and Carrie (Cummins) Pribble. She was a homemaker and a member of the Powersville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell Bivens, on April 7, 2004, one grandchild, sisters, Alice Hope Rose, Wanda Eckert and brother, Jim Pribble. Survivors include her children William Bivens, Alexandria, Ky., Carol Yates, Augusta, Ky., Gary (Anita) Bivens, Brooksville, Ky., Beverly Bivens, Alexandria, Ky., Sherry Bivens, Dry Ridge, Ky., brother, Lloyd Pribble, Butler, Ky., sister, Alta Adams, Butler, Ky., eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held on Saturday, October 22 , 2005 at the Moore and Parker Funeral Home in Brooksville, Ky.
Interment took place in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Augusta, Ky. Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Hospice of Hope.

 

Reba Bowen, 81, Demossville

Reba Frances Bowen, 81, of Demossville, Ky., passed away on Sunday October 16, 2005 at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center South, Edgewood, Ky. Born on May 2, 1924 in Demossville, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Thomas S. “T.S.” Bowen and Bessie Mangold Bowen. She retired from the legal department of the Union Central Life Insurance Company, where she worked for 25 years. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Pendleton County. She is survived by several cousins.
Services were held on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at the Elliston Stanley Funeral Home, Crittenden, Ky., officiated by Rev. Philip Turner, Jr. Interment took place in the Gardnersville Cemetery, Gardnersville, Ky. Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 6640 Ky. Hwy 467, Demossville, KY 41033

 

Deborah Niesen, 31, Corinth

Deborah Marie Niesen, 31, of Corinth, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at The St. Elizabeth Medical Center Grant County Hospital, Williamstown, Ky., she was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Mark Niesen, Sr., mother and stepfather, Lanagail and James Thornton, Dry Ridge, Ky., father and stepmother, William and Sis Ohmer, Corinth, Ky., daughters, Destiny and Serendity Niesen, both of Bellevue, Ky., sons, David Losey, Erlanger, Ky., Mark Niesen Jr., and Samuel Niesen both of Bellevue, Ky., sister, Lana McDonald, Florence, Ky., brothers, Jerry Ohmer, Newport, Ky., William Ohmer, Owenton, Ky., two half brothers, William Ohmer, Corinth, Ky., Bobby Craig, Corinth, Ky. Services were held on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the Cooper Funeral Home, Grants Lick, Ky. Interment took place in the Peach Grove Cemetery, Peach Grove, Ky.

 

Jeffrey Herald, 48, Newport

Jeffrey Jay Herald, 48, of Newport, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at the St. Elizabeth South Hospital, Edgewood, Ky., he was a truck driver and an Army Veteran. Survivors include his daughters, Erica Herald, Covington, Ky., Cristie Herald, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Lindsay Marie Herald, South Korea, sons, Wade Herald, Cold Spring, Ky., Jake Herald, Dry Ridge, Ky., parents, Elmer and Polly Herald, Newport, Ky., brothers, Douglas Herald, Taylor Mill, Ky., Eric Herald, Fort Thomas, Ky., special aunt, Sally Herald, Newport, Ky., three grandchildren and many relatives and friends. Services were held on Monday, October 24, 2005 at The Cooper Funeral Home, Grants Lick, Ky. Interment took place in The Floral Hills Cemetery, Taylor Mill, Ky.

 

Neppie McNees, 86, Antioch

Neppie Ellen McNees, 86, of Antioch, Harrison County, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2005 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Edna Jane (James Keneeta), Butcher Antioch. Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth are handling the funeral arrangements. Please call their Obituary Line at 859-654-4422 for complete arrangements.

Neppie McNees, 86, Cynthiana

Neppie Ellen McNees, 86, of Cynthiana Ky., passed away on Monday, October 24, 2005 at the home of her daughter, Edna Jane Butcher. She was born on April 16, 1919, the daughter of the late Ed and Nettie Jane Haley, the widow of Orville McNees. She was a member of the Antioch Mills Christian Church in Harrison County.
Survivors include her daughter, Edna Jane (Kenneth) Butcher, Antioch, grandsons, Eddie (Nikki) Butcher, West Union, Ohio and Patrick Butcher, Dry Ridge, Ky., great-granddaughter, Haley Butcher, West Union, Ohio, brother Neville (Thelma) Haley, Cyn-thiana, sister-in-law, Gladys Haley, Cynthiana. Services were held on Thursday, October 27, 2005 at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Bro. Chad Doerr officiating. Music was shared by Adrian Williams and Brenda Abercrombie. The pallbearers were Gordon Smith, Paul B. Cunningham, Ernie Barnes, Kenny Price, B.W. Northcutt, Ralph Jones, Don Doerr and Bobby Jones. The honorary pallbears were, Roger Winkle, Ed Wiggins, Elliott Williams, Gary Barnard, and Floyd Barnes. Interment took place in the Sunrise Cemetery, Harrison County. Memorials are suggested to the Antioch Mills Christian Church, 12785 U.S. Highway 27 N. Berry, KY 41003, the Sunrise Cemetery Board, C/O Joyce Clifford, 2814 Ky Highway 1285 E., Cynthiana, KY 41031, or the Hospice of the Bluegrass 506 E. Pike Street, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

 


1 Nov 05:

Martha Shay 56, Butler

Martha Shay, 56, of Butler, Ky., passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2005 at her home. Born on November 19, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Kelly and Mattie Collins. Survivors include her mother, Mattie Sprague, Highland Heights, Ky., husband, Bill Shay, Butler, Ky., son, Bill Shay, Falmouth, Ky., daughter, Rachel Ross, Florence, Ky., brothers, Jerry Collins, Alexandria, Ky., Kelly Collins, Dayton, Ohio, sisters, Valeria Collins, Butler, Ky., Cordelia Beal, Highland Heights, Ky., grandchildren, Stacy Shay, Jordan Shay and Alexxa (Bud) McIntosh. There will be no public visitation or services. Interment will take place in the Lennoxburg Cemetery. Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth, Ky., served the family.

 

Hazel Clark Mattox, Brooksville

Mrs. Hazel Clark Mattox, of Brooksville, Ky., passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2005 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law with whom she resided with in Falmouth, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dede Mattox and daughter, Janet Ortleib. Survivors include her daughter, Ann (John) Wood, son, Beryl (Pat) Mattox, grandson, Wesley D. (Pam) Mattox, two great-grandchildren, Mandie and Abbie Mattox, four step-grandchildren, Pamela, Nancy, Janine and Danny Wood, a most beloved nephew, Dick Polley of Minnesota, sisters, Alma Sroufe, Cynthiana, Jean Polley, Minnesota, Margie Hall, Ohio, Wanda Doyle, Cynthiana, Bertha Clark, Nashville and one brother, Bob Clark, Ohio. Services were held on Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at the Neave United Methodist Church. Interment took place in the Neave Cemetery. Moore and Parker Funeral Home of Brooksville, Ky., served the family.

 

Fama Smith, 82, Harrodsburg

Fama Taylor Smith, age 82, Harrodsburg, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2005 at the Haggin Memorial Hospital, Harrodsburg, Ky. Born April 20, 1923 in Osley County , Ky., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Myrtle Thelma (Head) Taylor. She was a retired accountant for Kerbaugh & Rodes. Survivors include sisters, Greta Florio of Harrodsburg, Ky., and Janice (Owen) Collins of Butler, Ky., niece, Sharon F. Burgess of Harrodsburg, Ky., nephews, Mark and Kevin Collins.
A Memorial Service will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, November 6 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel in Harrodsburg by Owen Collins. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Inc. 345 East Lexington Street Harrodsburg, KY 40330. Phone: (859)734-4317, rfchapel@bellsouth.net.

 

Ora (Bud) Booth, 80, Ohio

Ora Nathan (Bud) Booth, 80, of Ohio, formerly of Pendleton County, passed away October 29, 2005 at Hospice, Blue Ash, Ohio. Born on Jan-uary 31,1925 the son of the late Nathan and Ollie Booth of Pendleton County. Bud was a member of Kenwood Baptist Church where he devoted a lot of time working with the flowers and whatever needed to be done. He was retired from Cin-cinnati, Milacron,Oakley Plant, a member of Oakley Masonic Lodge No.668 and Cincinnati Woodturners Woodworking Club, and was a Korean War Veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife Jo Booth in 1999, also a brother in infancy. Surviving are his sons, Darrell (Diane) Booth of Deer Park,Ohio,Donald(Sandy) Booth of Westchester, Ohio, granddaughters, Tina and Tiffany, brothers, David (Fran) of Kenwood, Ohio, Fred (Anna Mae) of Loveland, Ohio and Jerry of Reading, Ohio, aunt Dorothy Ellis, Carriage Court, Kenwood, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at Kenwood Baptist Church 8341 Kenwood Road, Kenwood, Ohio on Wednesday November 2, 2005 from 5-8 p.m. Services will be held on Thursday November 3, at 10 a.m. at Kenwood Baptist Church. Interment will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery 11200 Princeton Road, Springdale, Ohio, following the funeral service. Schmidt Donahu Funeral Home, 8633 Reading Road, Reading,Ohio 45215 in charge of arrangements. Ora (Bud) Booth, 80, Ohio


8 Nov 05:

Rebecca Fogle, 49, Morgan

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God”, Jesus told his disciples. One faithful follower, Rebecca J. Fogle, 49, of Morgan, Ky., passed away on November 5, 2005. The daughter of Eugene and Mamie C. Faulkner of Morgan, Ky., she was preceded in death by her beloved father. Becky was a successful businessowner who cared for people in times of joy and sadness. She was actively involved in several civil and civic organizations, she loved her family at Oakland Christian Church. She believed in the mission and the people of The Falmouth Rotary Club. She cherished her friendships and experiences of the Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaching Ins-titute. Becky was a dynamic individual who changed many lives. She was loved and adored by her husband Robert C. Fogle, her three daughters, Holly J. Trimble, Amber L. Sergent, and Jillian R. Fogle, her son-in-laws, David J. Trimble, Ryan A. Sergent, and Jason Woodard, her granddaughter, India Ryan Trimble, her mother, Mamie C. Faulkner, her sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie J. and Terry Logan, and many family members. Visitation services will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2005 from 4-9 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home, Butler, Ky. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on November 9, 2005 at Peoples Funeral Home, Butler, Ky. Her final resting place will be at The Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Ky. We trust God to be with us during this difficult time, for we know we have been witnessed to by Becky’s life. Memorials contributions, if desired, are suggested to Oakland Christian Church, 516 Milford Road, Falmouth, KY 41040.

 

Steven Oldham, 47, Morehead

Long-time Morehead resident and businessman, Steven W. Oldham, Pharm. D., 47, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2005 at home and was pronounced at St. Claire Reg-ional Medical Center in Morehead, Ky., after attempts to revive him failed. Dr. Oldham lived on Doe Run with his loving wife of 20 years, Sharon Smith Oldham, and their two children, Kelli Jo, age 14, and Lincoln Tyler, age 16. Dr. Oldham, Steve to his many friends, was born on December 2, 1957, in Fort Thomas, Ky., the son of Joe Oldham of Falmouth, Ky., and Sieglinde (Sue) Muschal Oldham of Highland Heights, Ky. Additionally, brothers Joe Oldham of Demossville, Ky., and Michael Oldham of San Antonio, Texas. and their families survive him. Steve graduated from Pendleton Co. High School and was a 1982 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy where he earned his Pharmacy Doctorate. He began his professional career at St. Claire Medical Center after graduation. While at St. Claire, he met Sharon Smith and they were married on September 14, 1985. In the late 1980s, he left St. Claire and became involved in operating local pharmacies with a group of business associates. For a time he worked in West Liberty, Ky., and Olive Hill, Ky., Since 1991, he co-owned Colonial Village Pharmacy and Plaza Pharmacy, both in Flemingsburg. He was a member of the Flemingsburg Chamber of Commerce and several professional organizations. Steve was a quiet person who enjoyed many diverse interests including reading, music, camping, canoeing, and woodworking. His wood working skills lead him to build the family’s log home on Doe Run, with assistance from family and several friends. His other interests included photography, walks in the woods near his home and family vacations at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. His love of the ocean and the Outer Banks blended with his acquired photography skills. Each evening while at the family’s vacation home on the Pamlico Sound, he would capture the sunset on film and then share the pictures with friends. Many pictures of sunsets adorn his home and office. Steve Oldham was a son, brother, husband, father and friend, who touched the lives of many people. Those he leaves behind will miss his warm personality and friendly smile. Even though he is gone, family and friends will always hold him in their hearts and fondly remember him with each sunset. Visitation was Wednesday, November 2, 2005 after 7 p.m.. at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead, Ky. Services were held at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m., Thursday, November 3, 2005 with Elder Cephas Littleton conducting the ceremony at the graveside. Pallbearers were David Smith, Robert Tower, Jerry Thatcher, Kevin Johnston, Joe Nobrega and David Bolt. Honorary Pallbearers were nephews Jeremy Oldham, Darin Oldham, Ian Oldham and Ian Hicks.
For friends who wish to make a memorial contribution to honor Steve, the family has suggested donations be sent to: Children’s Convalescent Hos-pital, c/o Scott Hamlin, Child-ren’s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 3006, Cincinnati, OH 45229.
Obituary courtesy of Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth.

 

Wayne “Putt” Gosney, 78, Butler

Wayne “Putt” Gos-ney, 78, of Butler, Ky., passed away on November 3, 2005 at the St. Luke Hospital Hospice Unit. Born in Covington, Ky. on January 5, 1927, the son of the late Homer and Mary Fryman Gosney. He was a Pendleton County farmer, a member of the Flour Creek Christian Church in Butler, Ky., a U.S. Army Veteran WWII. “Putt” married Lois Wolf on October 15, 1949, his wife of 56 years survives his passing. He was preceded in death by his sister, Irene Gosney. In addition to his beloved wife he is survived by his sons, David Gosney, Cold Spring, Ky., Danny Gosney, Falmouth, Ky., Denny Gosney, Falmouth, Ky., daughters, Marlyn Bond, Carlisle, Ky., Connie Kirby, Highland Heights, Ky., brother, Donald Gosney, Butler, Ky., thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were held on Sunday, November 6, 2005 at Peoples Funeral Home, Butler, Ky. Interment took place in the Butler Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Luke Hospice, C/O St. Luke Hospital. American Legion Post #109, V.F.W. Post #1978 and D.A.V. members held full military services for Mr. Wayne “Putt” Gosney at the Butler Cemetery on November 6, 2005. Mr. Gosney served in the Unites States Army in World War II. To Mr. Wayne “Putt” Gosney, we honor and salute you. To the family we offer our sympathy. American Legion Post #109, V.F. W. Post #1978 and D.A.V. members present were Shelby McDowell, Tom Luckey, Jim Sharp, Charles Biddle, Jonathan Smith, Ronnie Bay, Paul Florence, Carl Butcher, Jerry Fields, Jim Hammond, Bob Gulick, Charles Gallagher, Alvin Bonar, Wallace Brown-ing, Ken Wrobeski, Steve Lonaker, Omer Bentle, Donald Steele, James Haley and Greg Tutt.
Taps was played by Greg Tutt, Another Veteran was laid to rest.

 

Karma Jean Rapp, 31, Butler

Karma Jean Rapp, 31, of Butler, Ky., passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2005 on Concord Caddo Road in Falmouth, Ky., as a result of an auto accident. Karma was born at St. Luke Hospital on October 23, 1974, the daughter of Gary and Jean Jenkins Rapp. She was a certified C.N.A., 4-H volunteer and a member of the Pendleton County Youth Fairboard. Survivors include her son, Kurtis Baker, Butler, Ky., daughter, Katie Colemire, Butler, Ky., parents, Gary and Jean Rapp, Butler, Ky., sister, Amy Daugherty, Butler, Ky., grandmother, Nannie Jenkins, Fal-mouth, Ky., niece, Hayley Daugherty, Butler, Ky., nephew, Trent Daugherty, Butler, Ky., and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Butler, Ky. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2005 at Peoples Funeral Home, Butler. Interment will take place in the Concord Cemetery, Pendleton County.

 

Eleanor Bonett, 79, Falmouth

Eleanor Frey (Nee Schoo) Bonett, 79, of Falmouth, Ky., passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at the St. Luke Hospital East Hospice. She was a homemaker, beloved wife of the late Jerome H. Frey and Leonard Bonett. Survivors include her son, Stephen J. Frey, Cincinnati, Ohio, daughters, Deborah Frey (James) Webb, Falmouth, Ky., Donna M. Frey, Cleves, Ohio, grandchildren, Heidi M. Tenhagen, Christy L. and Steven J. Frey, Tonya A. Lynch, great-grandchildren, Kira and Ashlyn Tenhagen, Joey and Kylie Lynch and her many neighbors and friends. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m, at the Ralph Meyer and Deters Funeral Home, 4164 W. 8th St. Cincinnati, Ohio. Catholic Funeral blessing to follow at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will take place in the St. Joseph New Cemetery. If desired memorials may be made to The American Heart Association.


15 Nov 05:

Carl Richie, 70, Alexandria

Carl N. Richie, 70, of Alexandria, Ky., formerly of Falmouth, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2005, at his home. Born on November 5, 1935, he was a son of the late Frank and Joy Price Richie. He was a retired truck driver with Continential Bakery, Cincinnati, Ohio and a member of the First Baptist Church of Alexandria.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Richie, son Terry Richie, Alexandria, Ky., daughters, Pam Richie, Highland Heights, Ky., Debi (Tom) Stein, Mason, Ohio, Linda (Richard) Patterson, Cold Spring, Ky., Vicky (Mike) Fabre, Florence, Ky., Patty Richie, Highland Heights, Ky., Jennifer (Jamie) Sturdivant, Independence, Ky., sister, Pearl Yoakum, Falmouth, Ky., and eleven grandchildren. Services were held on Monday, November 14, 2005 at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Bro. Carl Morton officiating. The pallbearers were L.T. Varner, Jimmy Varner, Ernie Bishop, Eddie Price, Randy Bishop, and Michael Yoakum. The honorary pallbearers were Mark Richie, Eric Richie, Bryan Nelson, and Bradley Fabre. The funeral procession was led by a horse-drawn wagon. Interment took place in the Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Elizabeth Hospice: 1 Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017. A Father Is Chosen by God to teach and guide his children...but greater still, to love them with all of his heart.

 

Jack Gosney, 80, Bellevue

Jack Gosney, 80, of Bellevue, Ky., formerly of Grants Lick, Ky., passed away on Friday, November 11, 2005 at the V.A. Hospital in Cintinnati, Ohio. Jack was born in Grants Lick, Ky., on February 24, 1925, the son of the late Scott and Nellie Ragen Gosney, he was a retired truck driver from Conaster Trucking Company. A W.W. II Army Veteran, and also worked at the Swisshelm Equipment Company. He was preceded in death by his wife Sue Gosney, and his sister, Izetta Brownfield. Survivors include his daughters, Faye Kroth, Bellevue, Ky., Teena Saylor, Florence, Ky., sisters, Helen Baker, Grants Lick, Ky., Doris Jean Montgomery, Grants Lick, Ky., four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one, great-great-grandchild.
Services will held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at the Peoples Funeral Home Butler, Ky.
Interment will take place in the Oakland Cemetery, Grants Lick, Ky.

 

Martin Records, 54, Butler

Martin Louis Records, 54, of Butler, Ky., passed away on Monday, November 14, 2005 at the River Valley Nursing Home in Butler. Born in Pendleton County, Ky., he was the son of the late Eugene and Florence Spanier Records. He graduated from Pendleton County High School, and was a retired construction worker, he was also a member of the Christian faith. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Tommy and Charles Records and sisters, Mildred and Ella Louise. Survivors include his two sisters, Mary Courtney, Falmouth, Ky., and Charlotte Bruin, Palatka, Florida. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2005, at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Pendleton County, by Rev. John Kleinschmidt. There will be no visitation.
Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Woodhead Funeral Home, 310 W. Shelby Street, Falmouth, KY 41040. Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth is serving the family.

 

Martin Records, 54, Butler

Martin Louis Records, 54, of Butler, Ky., passed away on Monday, November 14, 2005 at the River Valley Nursing Home in Butler. Born in Pendleton County, Ky., he was the son of the late Eugene and Florence Spanier Records. He graduated from Pendleton County High School, and was a retired construction worker, he was also a member of the Christian faith. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Tommy and Charles Records and sisters, Mildred and Ella Louise. Survivors include his two sisters, Mary Courtney, Falmouth, Ky., and Charlotte Bruin, Palatka, Florida.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, November 17, 2005, at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Pendleton County, by Rev. John Kleinschmidt. There was no visitation. Casket bearers were Eddie Rarrieck, Brian Urban, Junior Harrison, Corey Adams, Bryan Records, Shawn Records and Chad Hutchinson. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Woodhead Funeral Home, 310 W. Shelby Street, Falmouth, KY 41040. Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth served the family. This obituary is being re-printed due to additional information provided.

 

 

Charles Jackson, 97, Butler

Charles L. Jackson, 97, of Butler, Ky., passed away on Monday, November 7, 2005, at the River Valley Nursing Home in Butler. Born on June 5, 1908 in Knox County, Ky., he was a son of the late Grover and Emma Hurst Jackson, he married Margaret Eunice Craig Jackson and his dear wife preceded him in death on April 5, 1983. He was a farmer and a 20 year retired employee of the American Laundry Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Christian Church, Pendleton County. Survivors include his daughter, Alma Fields, Falmouth, Ky., son, David Neal Jackson, Memphis, Tenn., brother, Elmer Jackson, Latonia Lakes, Ky., sisters, Delcie Roberts, Butler, Ky., Irene Caldwell, Florence, Ky., Dorothy Reeves, Pocola, Oklahoma, and a host of nieces and nephews. Services were held on Thursday, November 10, 2005 by Bro. Paul Johnson at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth. Casket bearers were Tyler Jackson, Tony Messmer, Richard Morgan, Gary Veirs, Steve Jackson and John Jackson, Jr. Interment took place in the Butler Cemetery, Pendleton County.
Memorials are suggested to the Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056.

 

Ada Lowe, 95, Williamstown

Ada Louise Marquette Lowe, 95, of Williamstown, Ky., passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Grant County, of an apparent heart attack. She was a member of the Williamstown Baptist Church, graduated from Williamstown High School as a Valedictorian of her graduating class, a former Sunday School teacher and former member of the church’s B.W.C.’s (a ladies missionary group). Born in Pendleton County on September 19, 1910, the daughter of the late Louis Ransom Marquette and Mary Lee Gulick Marquette, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard D. Lowe, who passed away on March 5, 2000 after 65 years of marriage. Survivors inlcude, brother, Louis Marquette Jr. Williamstown, Ky., sisters, Mary Lena Estridge, Williamstown, Ky., Laura Wagers, Centerville, Ohio, Patsy S. Henderson, illiamstown, Ky., several nephews and nieces and several cousins living in Pendleton County. Visitation was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at Elliston Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown, Ky., services followed the visitation under the direction of Rev. Stephen Rice.
Interment took place in the Williamstown Cemetery, Williamstown, Ky.
Memorials are suggested to the Williamstown Baptist Church Building Fund, 214 North Main Street, Williams-town, KY 41097.

 

James Brann, 77, Latonia

James Earl Brann, 77, Latonia, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2005 at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center North, Covington. He was a retired Machinist from Cincinnati Milacron after 25 years of service. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of Holy Cross Parish in Latonia, also a member of the Holy Name Society at Holy Cross, a Past Commander of the American Legion Post #103 in Falmouth, Ky. He always worked the festivals at the Holy Cross Church and was very dedicated to that job. After retirement, he worked at Latonia Liquors for 17 years and Remke’s Liquors in Taylor Mill for 9 years, he and his wife were married for 58 years. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Geraldine Bell, in 1969, and a grandson, Daniel L. Bell.
Survivors include his wife Jo Ann Brann, Latonia, Ky., son, James L. Brann, Covington, Ky., daughters, Mary Goedde, Independence, Ky., Theresa Bieker, Walton, Ky., Alexandra Brown, Ludlow, Ky., Camille Evans, Independence, Ky., bro-ther, Andrew Brann, Columbus, Ohio, sisters, Mary Lou Fisher, Highland Heights, Ky., Joyce Marksberry, Alexandria, Ky., fourteen grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial was held on November 10, 2005 at the St. Anthony Church, Taylor Mill.
Interment took place in the Gardnersville Cemetery, Pendleton County. Memorials may be made in the form of Masses, in care of St. Anthony Church, 485 Grand Avenue, Taylor Mill, KY 41015. Connley Brothers Funerl Home, Latonia, served the family.


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Alma Hamilton, 56, Berry

Alma “Libby” Hamilton, 56, of Berry, Ky., formerly of Falmouth, Ky., passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2005 at the Hospice Unit of Northern Kentucky. Libby was born in Ky., on March 25, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Julia Margaret Smith Courtney. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert, Charlie and Bruce Courtney. Survivors include her sons, Steve Golden, Falmouth, Ky., Rocky Hutchison, Falmouth, Ky., daughters, Melissa Beckett, Berry, Ky., Barbara Reynolds, Falmouth, Ky., brothers, Joe Courtney, Falmouth, Ky., Ricky Courtney, Danville, Ky., Willard Courtney, Falmouth, Ky., sisters, Geneva Hutchison, Donna Lonaker, Barbara Cannon and Joyce Lowery, all of Falmouth, Ky., eleven grandchildren, Steven Golden Jr., Emily Beckett, Brian Golden, Anthony Golden, James Golden, Chadd Young, Nina Young, Jordan Hutchison, Rocky Hutchison, Jr., Logan Hutchison, and John Darin Reynolds II. Services will be held at 2 p.m on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth, Ky. Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Pendleton County.

 

Evelyn Hamilton, 87, Falmouth

Evelyn Lucille Hamilton, 87, of Falmouth, Ky., passed away on Monday, November 14, 2005 at the St. Luke Hospital East in Ft. Thomas, Ky. Born on June 28, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Flora Weaver Cummins. She married Herbert Hamilton on December 1, 1940, and he preceded her in death on January 19, 1995. She was a homemaker, a member of the Bethany Church of Christ, a member of the church W.O.C., and a member of the Johnsville Homemakers. Survivors include her daughters, Alta Hamilton Reed, Foster, Ky., Phyllis Wolfe, Falmouth, Ky., son, Roy Hamilton, Foster, Ky., nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and one sister, Lola Creekbaum. Services were held on Friday, November 18, 2005 at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth with Bro. Wayne Keith and Bro. Terry Spiess officiating. Music was shared by Bro. Wayne Keith. Casket bearers were Gary Wallace, Gary Cummins, Bob Vanlandingham, Jimmy Dale Cummins, Donnie Cummins and Ray Wolfe.
Interment took place in the Lenoxburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bethany Church of Christ, 4533 Willow-Lenoxburg Road, Foster, Ky., or the charity of one’s choice.

 

Bruce Smith, 56, Falmouth

Bruce W. (Butch) Smith, Sr., 56, of Falmouth, Ky., passed away on Monday, November 21, 2005 at his residence. Born in Kenton County, Ky., on July 13, 1949, he was the son of the late Charles Smith and Lois Hornbeck. He was an Engineer for the CSX Railroad and a U.S. Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his brother Billy Grimm.
Survivors include his wife Kathy Bishop Smith, Falmouth, Ky., sons, Bruce W. Smith, Jr., Ft. Thomas, Ky., Brian S. Smith, Ft. Wright, Ky., Kevin and James Bishop, both of Falmouth, Ky., daughters, Mandy Hughes, Falmouth, Ky., Angela Gayle Smith, Covington, Ky., Suzanne Smith, Covington, Ky., sisters, Linda Perry, Sandra Murrell, Carolyn Drury, all of Warsaw, Ky., and fifteen grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Butler, Ky.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2005 at the funeral home.
Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery.

 

Edna Belew, 95, Florida

Edna Louise Belew died peacefully at the age of 95 on November 19, 2005. Born to Docia and Charles Moore of Falmouth, Ky., on April 6, 1910. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, Joseph L. Belew Jr., and her brother Raymond Moore. She resided for many years in Hamilton, Ohio. In 1978 she moved to the Hollywood-Ft. Lauderdale Fl. area to be closer to her family. She is survived by her son, Charles L. Belew, daughter-in-law, Gladys M. Belew, two grandchildren, Douglas V. Belew, and Robin L. Billings and four great-grandchildren, Daniel and David Belew and Gregory and Robert Billings. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on November 28, 2005 at the Riverside Cemetery in Falmouth, Ky. Peoples Funeral Home, Falmouth, Ky., served the family.

 

Ruth Campbell, 65, Crittenden

Ruth Turner Campbell, 65, of Crittenden, Ky., passed away on Friday, November 11, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center-South, Edgewood, Ky. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Macedonia Old Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Glen Campbell, Critten-den, Ky., son, Randy Campbell, Crittenden, Ky., daughters, Bobbi Gentry, Pam Huffman, Missy Rice all of Crittenden, Ky., and Patti Bates, Harrison, Ky., brothers, Jess Turner, Newport, Ky., Robert Turner, Crittenden, Ky., sisters, Imagene Turner Stevens, Fal-mouth, Ky., America Sebastian, Independence, Ky., Alpha Bowling, Bonneville, Ky., Linda Burton, Crittenden, Ky., seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Crittenden, Ky. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at the funeral home. Interment will take place in the Campbell Family Cemetery, Crittenden, Ky.
Memorials may be made with full name and address to Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home 132 South Main Street, Crittenden, KY 41030.


 

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