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Nadaqua Oldham

Nadaqua Oldham passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011. She was a 57 year old native of Mt. Sterling, daughter of the late Clara Rash Henderson and Charles William Oldham, a retired employee from the Department of Labor and a member of the Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Diedra (Montago) Hayden, and a granddaughter, Kamryn Hayden, both of Lexington, 4 sisters, Stephanie Oldham and Cathy Green, both of Lexington, Vicki Oldham and Sharon (Larry) Hardaway, both of Florida, a brother, Jahi (Donita) Chikwendiu of Reston, Virginia, a stepsister, Charlotte Henderson of Mt. Sterling, 3 stepbrothers, Glen and Larry Henderson, both of Mt. Sterling and George Nutter of Maysville, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and aunts, and special friend, Charles Jones of Detroit, Michigan. Her funeral will be 1:00 Saturday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 11-1:00 Saturday.Sign/View Guestbook

Maxine Carpenter Chambers

Maxine Carpenter Chambers, wife of Herman Chambers, passed away Friday, April 22, 2011. She was a 78 year old native of Breathitt County, the daughter of the late Dailey and Josephine Craft Carpenter, a housewife and a member of the Holiness Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Karen Sue Chambers and a son, Herman Phillip Chambers, both of Jeffersonville, 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, a sister, Kathryn Milton of Jeffersonville, and 4 brothers, Jessie James Carpenter of Kettering, Ohio, Dailey Carpenter Jr. of Middletown, Ohio, Howard Carpenter of Clearwater, Florida and J.L. Carpenter of Jeffersonville. Her funeral will be 1:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Chambers Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8:00 Tuesday.Sign/View Guestbook

Zach Bruce

Thomas Zach Bruce, husband of JoAnn Wilson Weikel Bruce, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011. He was a 61 year old native of Rowan County, the son of the late Curt and Evelyn Gose Bruce, owner and operator of American Tech-nologies, and a member of the Methodist Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Katie (Bryan) Hurst of Carlisle, 2 sons, Joey (Nancy Thomas) Bruce of Mt. Sterling and Kent (Sherry) Bruce of Fleming County, a stepson, Bill Weikel of Brooklyn, New York, a step-daughter, Amanda Weikel of Lexington, 6 grandchildren, Sydney Duff, Kallee Bruce, Kaithlyn Phillips, Kohl Bruce, Nathan Butler and Garrett Weaver, his mother-in-law, Dorothy Littletown of Mt. Sterling and a cousin, Jennifer Higgins of Louisville. His funeral will be 1:00 Tuesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 11-1:00 Tuesday. Sign/View Guestbook

Jerry Michael Whitehurst

Jerry Michael Whitehurst passed away Friday, April 8, 2011. He was a 70 year old native of Florida, son of the late James A. and Merle Criswell Whitehurst, a Navy veteran, and retired iron worker. He is survived by 3 daughters, Kim (Robert) Noel of Mt. Sterling, Amanda White-hurst of South Dakota, and Felicia Barlow of California, a son, Michael (Crystal) Whitehurst of Winchester, 12 grandchildren, 3 sisters, Martha Gay, Elaine Kirk and Carolyn Nichols, and 3 brothers, Frankie, Wesley and Bill Whitehurst, all of Florida. His funeral will be 8:00 Sunday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals. Visita-tion is 5-8:00 Sunday.Sign/View Guestbook

Howard Thomas Pargen

Howard Thomas Pargen, husband of Jamie Warringer Pargen, passed away Wed-nesday, April 6, 2011. He was a 59 year old native of Montgomery County, the son of the late Ruby Blankenship Pargen and John James “Cuz” Pargen, and a electri-cian. In addition to his wife, he is survived by 2 daughters, Anna Ruby Pargen of Hollywood, South Carolina and Rosie Chavez of Washington, 3 sons, Howard Pargen Jr. of Menifee County, Chris Pargen and Travis Pargen Kemplin, both of Mt. Sterling, 2 sisters, JoAnn Masters of Mt. Sterling and Katherine Spencer of Ladson, South Carolina, and 2 brothers, Earl Pargen of Mt. Sterling and Clifford Pargen of West Virginia. His funeral will be 1:00 Tuesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Lovely Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Monday.Sign/View Guestbook

Ovella Hart Petitt

Ovella Hart Petitt, wife of Robert Petitt, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011. She was a 70 year old native of Bath County, the daughter of the late Earl Thomas and Lucille Harding Hart, a retired Jockey International employee and a member of the Protestant faith. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Tracy (Chuck) Sorrell, and a stepdaughter, Patsy (Eddie) Butler, all of Mt. Sterling, 2 stepsons, Timmy Petitt of Mt. Sterling and Brent Profitt of Winchester, 2 grandchildren, Lacey and Kaitlyn Sorrell, 3 stepgrandchildren, Robie Nelson, Lou Ann Richardson and Windi Burns, and a sister, Scottie (Billy) Blevins of Mt. Sterling. Her funeral will be 1:00 Monday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation is 5-9:00 Sunday.Sign/View Guestbook

Barbara Humphries Bailey

Barbara Humphries Bailey, wife of Bob Bailey, of Sharpsburg, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011. She was a 69 year old native of Montgomery County, daughter of the late Thomas and Alma Pendleton Humphries, retired employee from G.E. and a member of the Christian Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by 2 daughters, Stephanie Bailey (Faith Sargent) of Georgetown, and Jennifer Bailey Griffin of Mt. Sterling, a grandson, Dallan Griffin of Mt. Sterling, a sister, Judy (Alfred) Bailey of Sharpsburg, a brother, Edward Dean (Molly) Humphries of Mt. Sterling, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Her funeral will be 2:00 Sunday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Saturday.Sign/View Guestbook

Paul Dwaine Lockett

Paul Dwaine Lockett, son of Kenneth and Caroll Lockett of Mt. Sterling, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011. He was a 45 year old native of Montgomery County, a Masco employee, former volunteer firefighter for the Montgomery County Fire Department, and a member of Spring Street Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge #23. In addition to his parents, he is survived by 2 brothers, Brian (Melissa) Lockett and Bradley (Julie) Lockett, all of Mt. Sterling, a daughter, Alisha Lockett Brooks of Jeffersonville, special niece, Haley Parker of Mt. Sterling and several aunts, uncles and cousins. His funeral will be 10:00 Saturday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals. Visit-ation is 5-8:00 Friday with a Masonic service at 7:00.Sign/View Guestbook

Linda Ann Ross

Linda Ann Ross passed away Friday, April 1, 2011. She was a 61 year old native of Montgomery County, daughter of the late Leonard and Hazel Harvey Ross, secretary for a construction company and member of the First Chruch of God. She is survived by a son, Brad (Linda) White, 2 grandchildren, Bradley White II and Brock White, a sister, Brenda Justice, and a niece, Julie Zamjahn, all of Lexington, and a nephew, Bill Justice of Florida. Her funeral will be 1:00 Monday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Lovely Cemetery. Visitation is 11-1:00 Monday.Sign/View Guestbook

Linda Ann Ross

Linda Ann Ross passed away Friday, April 1, 2011. She was a 61 year old native of Montgomery County, daughter of the late Leonard and Hazel Harvey Ross, secretary for a construction company and member of the First Chruch of God. She is survived by a son, Brad (Linda) White, 2 grandchildren, Bradley White II and Brock White, a sister, Brenda Justice, and a niece, Julie Zamjahn, all of Lexington, and a nephew, Bill Justice of Florida. Her funeral will be 1:00 Monday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Lovely Cemetery. Visitation is 11-1:00 Monday.Sign/View Guestbook