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Edward Ralls

Edward Ralls, husband of Dorothy Norris Ralls, passed away Wednesday, Dec-ember 29, 2010. He was a 65 year old native of Bath County, the son of the late James Edward and Mattie Lee Botts Ralls, a Marine veteran, retired employee from A.O. Smith, and a member of the Christian faith and American Legion. In addition to his wife, he is survived by 5 sons, Bryan, Jason, Myron (Deonna) and Ivan Ralls, all of Mt. Sterling, and Tony Ralls of Tennessee, 5 grandchildren, and 3 sisters, Roberta Harrison of Dayton, Ohio, Sarah (James) Botts of Mt. Sterling and Rosetta (Edward) Stewart of Clay City. His funeral will be 1:00 Monday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Sunday.Sign/View Guestbook

Betty Jo Brown Trigg

Betty Jo Brown Trigg, widow of Thomas Jefferson Trigg, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010. She was a 70 year old native of Mt. Sterling, the daughter of the late Henry Everett Brown and Ann B. Gay, a retired LPN and mortician, and a member of Bethsaida Baptist Church and was an Imperial Court Daughter of Isis. She is survived by 2 daughters, LaTrease Cunningham of Lexington and Gala (Melvin) Kennedy of St. Louis, Missouri, 3 grandchildren, Charles Thomas Price, Jordan T. and Justin T. Kennedy, a sister, Tijuana Gay of Lexington, a half-brother, Henry Brown of Paris and a half-sister, Sylvia Brown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her funeral will be noon Saturday at Bethsaida Baptist Church, 3700 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, with burial in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff, Kentucky. Visitation is 10-12:00 Saturday at the church. Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.Sign/View Guestbook

Rita Lynn McMillen Brown

Rita Lynn McMillen Brown passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2010. She was a 50 year old native of Middletown, Ohio, the daughter of the late William and Lillian McMillen, and a housewife. She is survived by 2 daughters, Terri (Will) Keath of Mt. Sterling and Missy Armstrong of Rome, Georgia, a granddaughter, Isabella Keath of Mt. Sterling, longtime companion, Frank Staton of Mt. Sterling, a sister, Leslie Vance of Wellington and a half-brother, Ryan Moore of Dayton, Ohio. Her funeral will be 1:00 Thursday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Bowman Cemetery. Visitation is 11-1:00 Thursday. Contributions are suggested to the Mary Melissa Cancer Foundation.Sign/View Guestbook

William Irvine Bailey

William Irvine Bailey, husband of Alice Denney Bailey, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010. He was a 71 year old native of Bourbon County, the son of Mary Sue Sears Bailey of Jeffersonville and the late Earl Bailey, a retired heavy equipment operator, and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by 2 daughters, Barbara Wilcox and Bonnie Bailey, and a son, Farrell (Anita) Bailey, all of Jeffersonville, 5 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. His funeral will be 1:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Tuesday.Sign/View Guestbook

Harold Ray "Tex" Hunt

Harold Ray “Tex” Hunt of Bethel, passed away Thursday, December 16, 2010. He was a 76 year old native of Bath County, the son of the late Freed and Jennie Duddly Hunt, retired employee from N.H. Stone Contruction Company, and a member of the Christian faith. He is survived by 2 daughters, Wray Jean (Earl) Hunt and Robin (Dean) Clary, and a son, Darryl Hunt, all of Bethel, 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 6 sisters, Lorena Saunders, Ada Kathren Hunt, Betty Joyce and Alisa Kay Dailey, all of Bethel, Dorothy Daughterty of Mt. Sterling and Barbara Ann Cray of Dry Ridge, 6 brothers, Walter Freeland Hunt of Sharpsburg, Albert Lee Hunt, Willie Freed Hunt Jr. and Billy Groven Hunt, all of Bethel, William Thomas Hunt of Salyersville, and Ricky Duddly Hunt of Olympia, a half sister, Roberta Branham of Mt. Sterling and several cousins. His funeral will be 1:00 Monday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Longview Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Sunday.Sign/View Guestbook

Myrtle Marie Blevins Conway

Myrtle Marie Blevins Conway, wife of Coleman Conway, passed away Wednes-day, December 15, 2010. She was an 85 year old native of Menifee County, the daughter of the late James and Frances Proffit Blevins, a housewife and a member of the Pentecostal Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by 4 daughters, Judy McCullough, Gayle Sons and Donetta Conlee, all of Means and Diana Crouch of Jeffersonville, 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and special daughter, Princess Conway of Winchester. Her funeral will be 2:00 Saturday at Freewill Pentecostal Church with burial in Fagan Cemetery. Visitation is 5-9:00 Friday at the church. Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.Sign/View Guestbook

Charles Edward Rothwell

Charles Edward Rothwell, husband of Crystal Bryant Rothwell, passed away Wednesday, December 15, 2010. He was a 37 year old native of Lexington, the son of Joe Woodrow and Beatrice Patrick Rothwell of Mt. Sterling. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter, Brianna Rothwell, and a son, Isaiah Rothwell, both of Mt. Sterling, 3 sisters, Marie Rothwell and Pam Rothwell (Dean Spivey) both of Mt. Sterling, a brother, Joe (Wilma) Rothwell Jr. of Mt. Sterling, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. His funeral will be 1:00 Friday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemeteyr. Visitation is 11-1:00 Friday.Sign/View Guestbook

Fannie Crooks Butcher

Fannie Crooks Butcher, widow of Harold Butcher, passed away Sunday. She was an 86 year old native of Montgomery County, the daughter of the late Charles and Sallie Cline Butcher, a housewife and a member of Northside Church of God. She is survived by a niece, Louise (Kenny) Toy, a great-nephew, Russell Shane (Penny) Toy, a great-niece, April Toy, and 3 great-great-nieces and nephews, Victoria, Hunter, and Eliza Toy, all of Mt. Sterling. Her funeral will be 2:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 12-2:00 Wednesday. Sign/View Guestbook

James Linville Wingate

James Linville Wingate passed away Saturday, December 4, 2010. He was a 79 year old native of Montgomery County, a veteran of the Korean War, retired US Postmaster after 29 years, Montgomery County school board member, used car dealer, Western Pioneer Life Insurance salesman, farmer, and a member of Hope First Church of God. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Louise Stull Wingate, and a son Jim Wingate (Libby Johnson) of Hope, a daughter, Becky (Randy) Crump of Flemingsburg, 3 grandchildren, Matthew Wingate, Hannah and Joshua Crump, 2 brothers, D.C. (Louise) Wingate of West Virginia, Lewis (Betty) Wingate of Mt. Sterling, a sister, Faye (Paul) Toy of Mt. Sterling, and several nieces and nephews. His funeral will be 2:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Fortune Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Tuesday. Contributions are suggested to Hope First Church of God.Sign/View Guestbook

Raymond Stephens

Raymond Stephens, husband of Vonetta Arnett Stephens, of Jeffersonville, passed away Friday. He was a 49 year old native of Morgan County, the son of the late Ray and Mary Noble Stephens, and an employee for Cleveland Construction Company. In addition to his wife, he is survived by 3 stepsons, Eli Johnson of Jeffersonville, Markie and Eddie Johnson, both of Mt. Sterling, 2 grandchildren, Anthony and Ethan Johnson, a brother, Ronnie Stephens of Jeffersonville and a sister, Tammy Jarman of Winchester. His funeral will be 1:00 Tuesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Fortune Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Monday.Sign/View Guestbook