Carolyn Joyce Johnson, age 68, died Sunday, December 30, 2012, at her home in Berea. She was the daughter of the late Jake and Ella Mae Terrill Johnson. She was a native of Berea and a retired employee of Gibson Greeting Cards.
Carolyn is survived by; her daughters, Connie (Larry) Ishmael of Richmond, Beverly (James) French of Mt. Vernon, Barbara (Walker) Judd of Berea; her son, John Gay of Berea; her sister, Pat Deatherage of Berea; her brothers, Edgar (Patsy) Johnson of Berea, Doug Johnson of Berea, John (Sue) Johnson of Ft. Myers, Florida, Jake (Shirley) Johnson of Berea; her grandchildren, Teresa Douglas of Richmond, and Robert Ishmael of Richmond, Brian Ishmael of Richmond; her great-grandchildren, Kingston, Brooks, Gabe Ishmael all of Richmond. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Joyce Gay; her brothers, Frick and his wife Glenna Johnson, and Charlie Johnson.
Funeral services for Carolyn will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Care Plus.
Condolences may be expressed at www.davisandpowellfuneralhome.com
Cleveland “June” Perkins Jr., 87
Cleveland “June” Perkins Jr., 87, husband of 63 years to Ima Jean Horn Perkins, died Monday, May 20, 2013.
He was born April 25, 1926, in Madison County, Ky., the son of the late Cleveland Perkins Sr., and Lena Lowery Perkins.
Mr. Perkins was a member of the Fountain Park Church of God. He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in WWII and served as constable in the 8th district from 1957-1961.
Betty Jean Lamb Johnson
Betty Jean Lamb Johnson, age 82, died May 18, 2013, after a long illness.
She was born on May 6, 1931, in Berea, Kentucky, and lovingly raised by her paternal grandparents, Ella and Harry Lamb. She was the daughter of the late Harrison Oswald Lamb who died when Betty was a child.
Ernest John Murray, 83
Ernest John Murray, age 83, of Berea, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at St. Joseph-Berea hospital.
He was born in New Haven, Conn., to the late Ernest Munro and Helen Rackiewicz Murray.
Mary Arlene Hatton Lange, 73
Mary Arlene Hatton Lange, 73, formerly of Richmond, widow of John Stone Lange, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the St. Joseph East hospital.
Mrs. Lange was born in Winchester, Ky., on Sept. 18, 1939, to the late J.B. and Ruth Esther Black Hatton.
Jerry Ray Combs, 61
Jerry Ray Combs, age 61, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Berea Hospital.
Mr. Combs, the current Madison County Sheriff, was born in Berea on June 1
Dwayne ‛Bobo’ Lainhart, 51
Dwayne “Bobo” Lainhart, 51, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
William ‛Eddie’ Begley
William “Eddie” Begley, of Goggins Lane, Richmond, passed away Sunday, May 19, at Baptist Health in Lexington.
Ruth Elaine Kirkpatrick Wesley, 85
Visitation for Ruth Elaine Kirkpatrick Wesley of Berea will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home.
Mabel Warren Combs, 87
Mabel Warren Combs, 87, the widow of Robert S. “Bob” Combs, passed away Friday morning, May 17, 2013 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
She was born on March 16, 1926 in Laurel County, the youngest of five children, born to the late William Albert and Nora Bowman Warren.
Mildred C. Martin Rieker, 91
Mildred C. Martin Rieker, 91, of Richmond, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 in Telford Terrace Nursing Home of Richmond.
She was the mother of William K. Rieker (Cindy) of Lexington.
A memorial service will be conducted at a date to be announced at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
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