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David Elcon Gaunce

David “Elcon” Gaunce, 72, husband of Jeri Mooring Gaunce, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Born in Nicholas County August 30, 1941 he was a plumber, a former member of the Kentucky National Guard, and a member of the Headquarters United Methodist Church who also attended Clays Mill Road Baptist Church.
Also surviving David are his mother, Naomi Snapp Gaunce of Lexington; his son, Timothy Wayne Gaunce of Florida; his beloved dog, Jack; and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Woodrow Gaunce; and a brother, Stevie Gaunce.
Services were conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by the Rev. Gaylord Gillispie and the Rev. Brenda Routt. Burial was in the Saltwell Cemetery. Casket bearers were Tommy Crawford, Innis Feeback, Greg Gaunce, Kenneth Wayne Gaunce, Gary Hollar, and Layne Hollar. Condolences are available at www.mathersgaunce.com.

Earl F. Buckler

Earl F. Buckler, 85, husband of Martha “Pauline” Minton Buckler, passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at his home in Lexington. Born on May 8, 1929, he was the son of the late Josie S. Buckler. He was a retired veteran who served in both WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of the Teamster local 651.
Survivors include his daughter Rita Ann (Brian) Booth, and his son, Earl Ray Buckler, both of Lexington; and two granddaughters: Katie and Sarah Booth.
He was preceded in death by his sister Ethel Shields.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home. Burial followed at 1:00 p.m. at the Carlisle Cemetery with military honors rendered by members of local chapters of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to KWVA, Chapter 219, c/o American Legion Post 341, 1493 Leestown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511.

David Elcon Gaunce

Johnny Berry, 96, a retired cosmetologist and realtor, widow of Mike Berry, died on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
She was born in Bracken County on Jan. 1, 1918 daughter of the late James L. and Mennie Fields Jennett. Johnny was a graduate of Bracken County High School, Manning’s Beauty School, and Fugazzi School of Realtors. She was a devoted member of the Catholic Church of the Annunciation and was owner of Johnny’s Beauty Salon in Carlisle and Paris for over 65 years.
Johnny is survived by a son, Doug Lowry II; a grandson, Chad Lowry of Lexington; two great-granddaughters, Bailey and Whitney Lowry, both of Lexington; and a special friend, Gloria Florence of Paris.
A memorial mass will be held 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Catholic Church of the Annunciation by Father Danny Fister. Inurnment will be in the Carlisle Cemetery. www.hinton-turnerfuneralhome.com.

Joseph R Perkins

Joseph Ray Perkins passed away on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 in Sharpsburg. Joseph was born in Carlisle on Mar. 23, 1987.
He is survived by his parents Doris Perkins and Donald Perkins and Crystal Williams; a sister, Courtney Perkins, two daughters: Kayla Perkins and Aubree Perkins; a nephew Braylen Walters, a niece Kenlee Wilson, his grandparents: Gene and Ethel Sparks, and Keith Perkins; and many more family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother Elise Crawford; a cousin Whitney Morris; an Aunt, Nancy Crawford; and a nephew Kadin Walters.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2014 at Carlisle – Clark Funeral Home with Bro Jimmy Caswell officiating Burial will follow the Carlisle Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Jason Crawford, Matthew Perkins, Ricky Sparks, Billy Jo Estes, Mark Withrow, and Daniel Mitchell. Honorary Bearers are David Crawford, John Crawford, Michael Crawford, and Michael Brian Jolly. Carlisle-Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangement

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