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rvvw'v'v , Sterling, V'V'vv-vvvr '- News Outlook May 2021 - 3 OBITUARIES WIIMA KATHERYN KISSICK LEWIS Wilma Katheryn Kissick Lewis, age 78, of Salt Lick, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, May 22, , at St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead, Kentucky. Born May 28, 1942, in Mt. Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Quentin Kissick and Hazel Staton Kissick. Wilrna’s beloved husband of years Jimmy J. “Buster” Lewis, whom she wed Oc- tober 5, 1957, passed away on June 11, 2010, and an in- fant son, Ernie Lee Lewis, in 1957. She is survived by her children: Rhonda Carol and husband Gerald Armitage, Rita Ann Lewis, James Anthony “Tony” Lewis, Hillary Ann Lewis, all of Salt Lick, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Patrick Wayne Armitage, Matthew Lewis Armitage, James Quentin Troy Lewis, and Elese Makenna Lewis; two great grandchildren, Hank and Hayden Armit- , age; one brother, Jimmy Kissick and Mary Jane of Owingsville, Kentucky; extended family and dear friends. Wilma and Jimmy owned and operated the former Lewis Construction Company in Morehead, Salt Lick Service Center and Jimmy’s Auto Sales in . Salt Lick. She was a for- ‘r mer cook at Bath County \ Middle School and a for- sU-B‘E“ TODAY! CALL 606-674-9994 mer employee of Gateway Juvenile Center in Mt. Ster- ling. Wilma had a lifelong passion for cars and in her younger years enjoyed rac- ing Go Carts. In 1971, she was named the Ohio State Go Cart Champion. She loved classic cars to cur- rent models and enjoyed the challenge of selling and driving all kinds. She also enjoyed the outdoors. Mowing her yard was one of her favorite past times as well as feeding the birds, nurturing . flowers and searching for the perfect find at greenhouses, auc- tions, and yard sales. Wil- ma was a devoted wife who lovingly cared for Jimmy for ten years. Her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren received the same unconditional love and attention. She will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed. Wilma was an active member of the Hedrick Community Church since 1999. Fu- neral services will be con- ducted pm. Wednesday, May 26, at the Hed- rick Community Church with Pastor Randall Jack- son officiating. Burial will follow in Hedricks Cem- etery. Pallbearers: Lewis, Quentin Lewis, Matthew Armitage, Patrick Armitage, Charlie Kissick, and Mark Thomas. Visita- tion will be 6 pm. 8 pm. Tuesday, May 25, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, Fraley Drive, Morehead, Kentucky, and from noon until 1 pm. Wednesday, May 26, at Hedrick Community Church, 5308 Old Sand Road, Salt Lick, Kentucky. View memorial tribute or sign guestbook at www. northcuttandson.com Powell Funeral Home "_ Robbie Powell - Funeral Director www. owellfhsa/tlick.com 39 Main Street PO Box 294 Salt Lick, KY Office: 606-683-2871 - Fax: 606-683-5221 owe/lfunera/homea)mail. com IARRY DAN STATON Larry Dan Staton, 77, of 472 White Oak Road, Ow- ingsville, KY, passed away Friday May 21, at his residence. Born March 31, 1944 at Olympia, KY a son of the late Melvin Staton and the late Grace Crouch Cantrell. Larry was an en- trepreneur and “jack of all trades” who enjoyed lis- tening to music, watching the television show “Gold Rush” and talking onthe CB radio. His CB radio han- dle was “Paint Man”. In ad- dition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Danny Staton and a brother, Curtis J. Staton. Survivors include his wife, Deborah McCarty Staton, a daugh- ter, Veronica Helton and her husband David of Olympia, KY, sons, Larry Joe Sta- ton and his wife Bridgitte of Olympia, KY and Patrick Staton of Owingsville, KY grandchildren including a special grandson, Kendal Staton who lived with him, 7 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Phyllis Sue Pergrem of Olympia, KY, brother, Phillip Staton and his wife Barbara of Olympia, KY and a special little friend, Turn- er Everhart. Visitation was Monday May 24, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Powell Funeral Home, Salt Lick, KY. Online memorial and guestbook available at www.powellflisa1tlick.com. GARDNER F. “ISH” BIRCHFIELD III Gardner F. “Ish” Birch- field 111, age 72 of Mt. Sterling, KY passed away Sunday, May in the Rockcastle Regional Hos- pital, Mt. Vernon, KY after an extended illness. He was born February 28,1949 in Mt. Sterling, KY a son of Robert & Irene Faulkner Birchfield. He worked as auto buyer and was-of: '- the christian faith. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife Patricia Smith Birchfield. He enjoyed trading knives, the 60’s music, classic cars, and spending time with his wife, grandchildren, fam- ily and friends. He loved to travel and loved his dog Benji. Surviving is his wife Vickie Williams Birchfield of Mt. Sterling, KY. One daughter, Robin Bottrell (Torrin) of West Lafayette, IN. One son, Robert Birch- field (Paige) of King, NC. Four grandchildren, Abby Haymond, Parker Hay- Richardson Funeral Bat ‘uniy Farmer's Market New Hours for";lu‘_ne Tuesdays 8 AM to PM AND 7 PM Saturdays 8 AM to ‘ ' mond, Carson Birchfield and lane Birchfield. One sister, Juda Millrnan (Bill) of Maryland. Two step daughters: Jaime Patrick (Jason) of Wellington, KY. Nancy Brown (Kendra) of Mt Sterling, KY. One step- son: Greg Brown (Angie) of Wellington, KY. Nine step- grandchildren: Kris Brown, Brittny Brown (Andy), Jor- dan Brown (Kristen), Elijah Brown, Taylor Helton (Scot- tY), Brandon Whitt, Kenz— ington Brown, Alex Wil- liams and Austin Williams. Two step great-grandchil- dren, Autumn Cherry and Oliver Helton. Services will be held 2:pm, Sunday, May 30,2021 at Slate Creek Church Of God, HWY 713, Means, KY with Rev. David Hale officiating. Visitation will be 1:00pm, Sunday at Slate Creek Church Of G0d, HWY 713, Means, KY. 'Menifee Home For Fairer? als, F renchburg, KY, with Randy Halsey, Funeral Di- rector. COVID-19 mandate/ regulations will be followed as set forth by Governor Beshear and the CDC. The family request that visitors reSpect their desire to keep everyone safe by practicing social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering of some sort. To send flow- ers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gardner F. “Ish” Birchfield III, please visit our floral store. CLOMA REEVES MEREDITH Cloma (Reeves) Mer- edith, 89, of Mt. Sterling, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 19, at Clark Region- al Medical Center in Win- Chester. She was born in Lewis County on November 24, 1931, to the late Selvia and Bertha (Perry) Reeves. In addition to her par- ents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Meredith; two brothers, Paul Reeves of Mansfield, Ohio, and Omel Reeves of Carter County; and two sisters, Nora Haywood of Carter County and Pauline Clay of Mansfield, Ohio. Cloma is survived by a brother, Robert Reeves of Ohio; 10 children, Barba- ra Thomas of Mt. Sterling, Carol Thomas of More- head, Rouland Thomas of Bath County, Jerry (Kathy) Thomas of Mans— field, Ohio, I.arry (Vickie) Thomas of Sharpsburg, Jeffery (Flo) Thomas of Mansfield, Ohio, Diane Prince of Mt. Sterling, Harold (Hazel) Thomas of J effersonville, Mark (Rep- pie) Thomas of Salt Lick and Judy (David) Edens of Mt. Sterling; grandchil- dren; and an abundance of great grandchildren. Cloma was a private caregiver and attended Restoration Community Church in Mt. Sterling. She loved to garden, plant flowers, and laugh and joke with her children and grandchildren. She dedi- cated her life to caring for her family and others. She was a selfless, very loving woman who will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be conducted pm. Sat- urday, May 22, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Pastor Rob- bie Workman officiating. Burial will follow in Brown Cemetery. Pallbearers: Bobby King, JustinKing, Shawn Edens, Matthew Thomas, Christopher Thomas, and Sean Thomas. Honorary pallbearers: Larry Thom- as Jr., and Jerry Thomas Jr. Visitation will be from 11 am. to 1 pm. Saturday, ' May at North- cutt & Son Home for Fu- nerals, Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY View memorial tribute or sign guestbook at www. northcuttandson.com 1 .l'lMiChael R- Gray 1211 Terr Rldge, Route 77 Near Red Rlver Gorge and all It has to offerl Older house on 10 acres wlth garage and guest house. ' $139,500 Call Phlllp for appolnt- ., ment to see thls property Lawson Real Estate Inc. Serving Your Real Estate Needsfor Over Years! Wimp?“ 9r°k9559951°m°r Office: (606)768-3588 Cell: (606) 776-2244 philiplawsonrealestateeom ALT 15'Cannoy ELEMINQ QQUN TY ENT . LL ' 2390 Bypass Rd, Flemingsburg, KY 606-876-5174 2 Find us on Facebookl Harmon Monuments Home V- compassionate, Caring, Trusted Service 89 Avenue, KY 40360 o 606-674-6345 0 www.mrgflmom - hr Obit Line 606—674—8171 ‘ 1'21: E_ Main st. Owingsville, KY‘40360 Home has been in our current location since “.1986. Weareta i, multi-generational firm Voflicensedfiand highly qualified funeral directors and embalmers. We; grow Loving and Learning 606-674-2922 Continuing a Tradition of Excellence OwingsvilleggBaptist ChUrCh '1 ' .DGYCare. . 92 Coyle Street Ernie Sapp Ernie has returned to Richardson Funeral Home as a part time associate. He plays an important role in keeping everything together and running smoothly. He previously w0rked here for 8 years. Ernie is a member of the Salt Lick Fire Department and has been since 1989. Ernie has played an active part in getting the Bath County History Museum up and running. He served as a Deputy for former Bath County Sheriff Eddie McCarty and was caretaker for the Lions Club for 6 years. Ernie enjoys fishing, carpentry and spending time with his family and friends. Ernie is always willing to lend a helping hand. He is glad to be back at the funeral home and invites everyone to stop in for a visit. Noah Ward Noah is a part time associate with Richardson Funeral Home. He is always . ready to jump in and help out with any task at hand. Noah loves to work within the community and help others. When not working at the funeral home, he enjoys being outdoors. He loves to go hiking, camping and fishing. Noah also enjoys spending time with family and friends. Feel free to stop by and say hello.