6 The Cynthiana Democrat - Thursday, May 10, 2012
Louisa Gertrude Ellis Edwards, 77
Louisa Gertrude Ellis Edwards, 77, Robertson County,
died Monday, May 7, 2012 at her residence.
She was born in Robertson County, Aug. 24, 1934 to
the late Charles and Martha King Ellis. She was a homemaker, member of Kentontown Christian Church and
the Senior Citizens, and was very active in the church
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul
Edwards, two brothers, Charles K. Ellis and Strother
B. Ellis and two sisters, Emma Edna Ellis and Sarah
Survivors include: three sons, Harold A. (Bertie)
Edwards, Brooksville, Daryl (Karen) Edwards, Bracken
County and Danny (Sandi) Ray, Robertson County; four
daughters, Carolyn (Tim) Pratt, Robertson County, Linda
Edwards, Mt. Olivet; Paula (Gus) Woerner, Robertson
County and Wanda (Danny) Hicks, Harrison County;
a brother, Ernest (Shirley) Ellis, Robertson County;
eight grandchildren, Stacey Hicks, Tracey Hicks,
Paul Edwards, Clay Edwards, Daniel Edwards, Jessica
Edwards, Darrin Edwards and Samantha Woerner; and
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m.
at Robertson County Funeral Home by Ed Applegate
and Bro. Clifford Neat. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m.
Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ellis
Cemetery in Robertson County
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made to the Robertson County Senior Center, C/O
Linda Edwards, P.O. Box 298, Mt. Olivet, KY 41064.
John F. Marshall Jr., 69
John F. Marshall Jr., 69, of Berry, formerly of
Beachwood and Pine Beach, N.J., died Saturday, April
28, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center
He was born in Plainfield, N.J., lived in Middlesex
and Flemington before moving to Beachwood, N.J. in
1968. He was a US Navy veteran proudly serving in the
Seabees in Scotland, Cuba and Virginia, was one of
the founding members of the Beachwood Soccer Club
where his soccer coaching spanned 40 years including
his sons and grandchildren’s teams the Jets, Bullets and
He was a 35 year member of the NJ Carpenters/
Millwright Union, was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and
enjoyed playing Fantasy Football in the Basement
Dwellers League. He had completed most of his Bucket
List traveling to Kauai and Alaska and becoming a
“gentleman farmer” in Kentucky He had his Corvette
and motorcycle and traded them for a Ford Tractor and
Honda Rancher. Most of all he loved his family and
friends, and he especially cherished his four grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son John III in 1976 and his
father, John Sr. in 1993.
Survivors include: his wife of 49 years, Madeline; his
sons, Scott J. (Sandra) and Todd D. (Christin), both of
Berry; his four wonderful grandchildren, Cody, Johnna,
Mallory and Cheyenne; his mother, Mary; his sister,
Linda (Richard DeNardo); his brother, Gary (Kathy);
and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Saturday, May 5 at Ware Funeral
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s
name to Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital-Brain
Injury Unit, 2050 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40504.
Charles Mac Nichols Sr., 88
Charles Mac Nichols Sr., 88, Cynthiana, died Thursday,
May 3, 2012 at the University
of Kentucky Medical Center in
He was born in Cynthiana,
May 3, 1924 to the late Shelby and
Ada Elizabeth Florence Nichols.
He was a farmer, a member of
Carlisle Assembly of God and a
United States Army World War II
He was preceded in death by
six brothers, Jim Nichols, Oscar
Nichols, Johnathan Nichols, Issac Nichols, Journey
Nichols and J.T. Baldwin and a sister, Sue Thomas.
Survivors include: his wife, Anna Sue Bean Nichols;
two sons, Jerry (Debbie) Nichols, Cynthiana and Charles
Mac Nichols Jr., Arkansas; a daughter, Linda (David)
Taylor, Cynthiana; two brothers, George (Patsy) Nichols,
Paris and Marshall (Dottie) Nichols, Cynthiana; six
grandchildren, Jerry Wayne “J.J.” (Kellie) Nichols Jr.,
Charles Mac (Amy) Nichols III, Crystal Dawn Nichols,
David (Jessie) Taylor Jr., Alice DaAnn Taylor (Doug)
Schelling and Pamela Gail Taylor (David) Threlkeld;
eight great-grandchildren, Austin Braydon Lane Nichols,
Wesley Nichols, Raeburn Thomas Taylor, David Wesley
Schelling, Megan Taylor Schelling, Robert Harrington
Threlkeld, Lexi Nichols and Mason Nichols; and a special companion, Uno.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 7 at Ware
Funeral Home by Darrell Sexton. Burial was in Battle
Memorial contributions may be made to the
University of Kentucky, Office of Fund Development,
939 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40503.
Gerald Wayne Reffett, 61
Gerald Wayne Reffett, 61, of Cynthiana, Ky died
Friday, May 4, 2012, at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Harrison County, Ky on June 26, 1950,
to Howard Ernest and Ruth Jeanette Wilson Reffett. He
was a member of Elmarch United Methodist Church
and an employee of 3M and was an avid fisherman.
Survivors other than his parents include: his wife,
Connie Dailey Reffett; two sons, Brian (Sabrina) Reffett
and Chris (Candy) Reffett, all of Cynthiana; grandchildren, Laken Machelle Reffett, Christina Nicole Reffett,
Austin Reffett and Taylor Marie Reffett; two brothers,
Terry Lee Reffett, Somerset and Richard Allen (Rick)
Reffett, and one sister, Diana Lynn (Don) White, all of
Cynthiana; mother-in-law, Jane Linville Dailey; and
sister-in-law, Rita (Carl Wayne) Hitch; nieces, Brandy
(Keith) Hamilton, Piper, Tucker and Jack, Rebecca (Jon)
Fletcher, Cade, Reece and Addison, nephews, Chad
Barnes, Joshua (Casey) Reffett, Kevin White and Joey
Services were held Monday, May 7 at Drake-WhaleyMcCarty Funeral Home, by Pastors Terry Reffett and
Robert Donovan. Burial was in Battle Grove Cemetery
Pallbearers were: Josh Reffett, Ernest Hutchison,
Kyle Hatterick, Bobby Gay, Chad Barnes and Larry
Honorary pallbearers were: Kevin White, Joey White,
Aaron Brooks, Daniel Kiskaden and Rick Barnes.
Memorials may be made to the Harrison County High
School Athletic Fund in regard to Baseball, Softball,
Basketball and Choir.
Charles Everett Ross, 88
Charles Everett Ross, 88, Cynthiana, died Sunday,
May 6, 2012 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
He was born in Harrison County, Jan. 17, 1924 to
the late Stanley and Magnolia
Fryman Ross. He was a member
of Indian Creek Christian Church,
served eight years on the Board
of Education, was a United States
Navy World War II veteran, former Elder of Salem Church of
Christ and an accountant for
Owsley Lumber Company and Al
Cummins Ford Motor Company
He was preceded in death by
his wife, Faye Arnold Ross and a
daughter, Faith Pound.
Survivors include: a daughter, Cheryl (Don) Johnson,
Harrison County; four grandchildren, Darren (Laura)
Johnson, Ryan (Christy) Johnson, Emilie (Philip)
Yochim and Joshua (Krystal) Pound; and seven greatgrandchildren, Lily Johnson, Violet Johnson, Kaitlin
Johnson, Abigail Johnson, Hannah Yochim, Ross
Yochim and Ezra Pound.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 9 at Ware
Funeral Home by Terry Morrison and John Chamberlin.
Burial was in Salem Church of Christ Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made to The Gideons International, C/O Cynthiana
Gideons, P.O. Box 543, Cynthiana, KY 41031 or The
Immanuel School of Religion, 1 Walker Drive, Johnson
City, TN 37601.
Pallbearers were: Darren Johnson, Ryan Johnson,
Joshua Pound, Philip Yochim, Jason Florence, Gary
Ross and Chester McCauley
Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. Richard Arnold,
Lemuel Arnold Jr., John Chamberlin, Paul Chamberlin
and Kenny Ross.
Troy Lee Gregg, 41
Troy Lee Gregg, 41, of Berry, Ky died Wednesday,
May 2, 2012 at the University Hospital in Cincinnati,
Ohio. He was the son of Terry and Carol Gregg.
Survivors include: his wife, Jackie Baur Gregg; and
three children, Brandon Waechtler, Desiree Richardson
and Zechariah Gregg.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 6 at Woodhead
Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Roger Anderson officiating.
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