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Thelma Loraine Watkins Mitchell

Thelma Loraine Watkins Mitchell, 44, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2015. Born in Nicholas County on Mar. 25, 1970 to the late Cornelius "Buddy" and Elma Lee Bussell Watkins, Thelma was a former employee of Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home and Pioneer Trace Nursing Home.
She is survived by her son, Brandon (Kala Marshall) English of Flemingsburg; three brothers: Bo Watkins, Dennis Watkins, and Henry Watkins; five sisters: Connie Watkins, Elizabeth Watkins, Sheila Watkins, Shirley Watkins, and Nancy Tapp; and a grandson, Keigan English.
Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by Bro. Ray Bryant. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Valley Community Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Daniel Hunt, Mitch Hunt, Dennis Mitchell, Nicholas Mitchell, Richard Mitchell, Travis Mitchell, and Kenneth Watkins. Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m. on Thursday. Condolences may be left at www.mathersgaunce.com.

Margaret Hardwrick Shields

Margaret Hardwrick Shields, 58, wife of Wayne Shields, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 at her home. Born in Nicholas County on Sept. 5, 1956 to the late Earl Thomas and Edna Christine Caywood Hardwrick, she was a longtime employee of Easy Gardener, a loving mother and grandmother, and devoted member of FaithPointe in Lexington.
Also surviving are a son, Travis (Laci) Shields of Carlisle; two step-daughters: Tara Lee (David) Stanhope of Lexington, and Thereasa Lynn Shields of Carlisle; two brothers: Jim (Marie) Hardwrick, and Paul Allen (Jan) Hardwrick, both of Carlisle; and six grandchildren: Ryan and Brandon Stoker, Tanner and Wes Sapp, and Skyler Wayne and Tori Lynn Shields.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Buckler; and an infant son, Robert Allen Hardwrick.
Services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by Pastor Terry Lewis. Burial will follow in the Carlisle Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Tanner Sapp, Wes Sapp, Travis Shields, David Stanhope, Brandon Stoker, and Ryan Stoker. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. on Monday. Condolences are available at www.mathersgaunce.com.

Carolyn "Tootie" Dailey Trimble

Carolyn “Tootie” Dailey Trimble, 60, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at her home after a brief illness. She was born in Bath County on Feb. 20, 1954 to the late Omar and Mamie Bowles Dailey.
She was honored to be employed by Hope Hill Children’s Home, where she enjoyed her friendship with the children and staff. She enjoyed sharing her love for Jesus with everyone she met and was well known for her beautiful singing voice. She was a member of the North Side Church of God. She was a country girl at heart. She loved to entertain in her home with her famous cooking. When she wasn’t helping others she could be found in her garden. Her most recent love was enjoying her eight grand-dogs.
She was the loving mother of two sons: Michael (Alfonso) Booth and Billy (Shelly) Booth; two grandchildren: Hannah Douglas, and Victoria Booth; four great-grandchildren: Janna Breeze, and Avery, Julianne, and Adrian. She is also survived by three siblings: Jody Dailey, D.B. Dailey, and Billy Vice; and numerous loved ones, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, and brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday January 13, 2015 at the Carlisle-Clark Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Crouch officiating. Burial followed in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Sharpsburg. Pallbearers were Anthony Smith, Kevin Hatchett, Alvin Jones, Floyd Humphries, David Gallagher, and Ashley Garnett. Honorary bearers were David Dailey, Mark Dailey, and Gary Smith. Clark Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

Billy Ray Wiglesworth

Billy Ray Wiglesworth, 75, of Carlisle died on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 at his residence. Born in Cynthiana on May 21, 1939 to the late Martin and Louise Ravenscraft Wiglesworth, he was a machinist for 34 years at Star Tool and Die and the lawn and garden manager at Walmart in Paris for eight years.
He is survived by two sons: Leslie “Skip” (Kathy) Wiglesworth of Harrison County, and Michael Ray Wiglesworth of Clay City; two daughters: Rexanna G. (Michael) Blakeman of Carlisle, and Kathy (Chuck) Florence of Harrison County; a stepson, Anthony Dewayne; a stepdaughter, Debra Grace; a brother, James Garnett (Gina) Wiglesworth of Harrison County; a sister, Jean Brown of Harrison County; seven grandchildren: Kelly Marie Wiglesworth, Christina Louise Wiglesworth, Carla Jo Moore, Beth Anne Wiglesworth, Haley Brook Blakeman, Jake Blakeman, and Jonathan Brylee Blakeman; four great-grandchildren: Austin Moore, Ethan Moore, William Gaunce, and Alorea Gaunce; and an expecting great-granddaughter, Karter Sage Blakeman; several step-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Shirley Duffy; a special niece, Linda Shaw; 11 special friends: George, Steve, Gary, Junie, Lottie, Fred, Ralph Wayne, Gayle, Donnie, Kaylia, and Chico; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, June Creighton Wiglesworth; a brother, Charles DeShay Wiglesworth; a granddaughter, Patricia Anne Lutrell; and his best friend, Jigger Keaton.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 at Ware Funeral Home by Randy Ravenscraft. Burial followed in Morgan Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Jake Blakeman, Jonathan Blakeman, Dean Wiglesworth, Shay Wiglesworth, Ben Gann, Kelly Wiglesworth, Clint Wiglesworth, and Nicholas Wiglesworth. View and sign guestbook at www.warefuneralhome.com.

JOhn Kenney "Doddle Bug" Moore

John Kenney "Doodle Bug" Moore, 71, widower of the late Geneva Adams Moore, died on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at the Edgemont Nursing Home in Cynthiana. A native of Paris, he was the son of the late Paul Irvin and Eloise Wood Moore. He was a retired drywall finisher, a painter, a former Commander of the American Legion Post 257 in Millersburg, a United States Navy veteran, and a member of the Millersburg Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons: Kenneth Allen "Punkin" Moore, and Robert (Dana) Newton, both of Millersburg; two daughters: Leah (Jackie) Crump of Millersburg, and Sandra (Bruce) Turner of Carlisle; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, James "Rocky" (Sue) Moore of Carlisle; one sister, Jo T. (Donald) Jones of Nicholas County; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sons: John Paul Moore, and John Allen Moore; one brother, Paul Andrew "Buck Andy" Moore; and a special friend, Carolyn Moore.
Funeral services were conducted at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 at the M. E. Pruitt Funeral Home in Millersburg by the Rev. David Dupree. The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the M. E. Pruitt Funeral Home. The online guestbook is at www.Lusk-McFarland.com and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

Richard Mynhier

Richard Mynhier of Sharpsburg passed away on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. He was a 73 year old native of Menifee County, son of the late Jerd Mynhier and Oddie Mae Owens Mynhier of Sharpsburg, a retired farmer, and a member of the Sharpsburg Greater First Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by three brothers: Ronald (Fannie) Mynhier and Charles (Theresa) Mynhier, both of Sharpsburg, and Rocky Scott of Lexington; four sisters: Barbara Clemons and Virginia Mynhier, both of Sharpsburg, and Beulah Ashby and Sudie (Charles) Jones, both of Lexington; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Mynhier; and a brother, Jerry Mynhier.
His funeral was conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at the Sharpsburg Greater First Baptist Church with the Rev. Darrell Ashby presiding. Burial followed in the Longiew Cemetery. Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals was in charge of arrangements. .

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