Monday, November 12, 2018

Lawanda Cheryl Vires

Lawanda Cheryl Vires (nee Kelley), 72, of Highland Heights, KY, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Cold Spring Transitional Care. Cheryl was born November 11, 1945 to the late Thurman and the late Martha (Colegrove) Kelley. She is survived by her two daughters: Rae (Late Jason) Bieber and Ami (John) Beyer; one brother, Arlis Kelley; seven grandchildren: Jessika, Sula, Nathan, Emmanuel, Skylar, Nolan, and Sadie. Visitation 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral Service 10:00 AM Friday at the funeral Home. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Kenny R. Eads Jr.

Kenny R. Eads Jr., 42, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at home in Alexandria, KY. He was an accountant and served seven years in United States Air Force. Kenny was preceded in death by his mother, Violet Cummins Eads. He is survived by his father, Kenneth R. Eads Sr.; three sisters: Tammy Eads, Jennifer (Scott) Albrecht and Pamela Miller; step-daughter, Saige Fox; seven nieces and nephews: William, Erin, Sara, Eric, Jacob, Isaiah and JT; one great-nephew, Ethan. Visitation Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 12:00 PM. Interment in Saint Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas, KY. Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517

Monday, November 5, 2018

Vicki Sue Voneye York

Vicki Sue Voneye York, age 68, of Melbourne, KY passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Edgewood, KY. Vicki was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Nellie (nee Works) Voneye and her brother, Jerry Voneye. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, James L. York; two daughters, Angel (Jimmy) Morgan and Jerry Lynn (Glenn) Morgan; two brothers, Elwood Sterling and Danny Voneye; sister, Judy Voneye Hinds; four grandchildren, Brittany Morgan, Victoria Burchfield, Logan Burchfield, and Anthony Morgan; great-granddaughter, Peyton Bauer. Vicki cherished being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was lovingly called “Nanny” by her grandchildren. Vicki was a treasure to her entire family and she will be missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be held Friday, November 9th from 10:00 am until time of Funeral Service at 12:00 pm at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger, KY. Memorial Donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Betty Ruth Long


Betty Ruth Long (nee Barber), 92, formerly of Alexandria, KY,passed away Friday November 2, 2018 at the Golden Years Retirement Resort, Spring City, TN. Betty was born December 13, 1925 in Fullerton, KY, the daughter of the late William and the late Marinda (Greene) Barber. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Phillip Long. She is survived by her children: Phillip (Sandra) Long, Patrick (Beth) Long, Michael (Judy) Long, Jane (late Ron) Butler and Christina (Jeff) Morris; also survived by twelve grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St, Alexandria, KY 41001 from 11:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 1:00 PM. Interment Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to Charity of donor’s choice.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Ruth Carolyn Scharold

Ruth Carolyn Scharold (Formerly Mary Justus CDP 1951-1971), 86, of Ft. Thomas, KY, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at The Highlands of Fort Thomas. Ruth was born November 13, 1931 to her parents the Late Justus and Clara (Schultz) Scharold. Ruth graduated from Villa Madonna College and went on to Xavier University for her Master’s Degree in education. Ruth  taught many years as an elementary school teacher. She was a former member of the Catholic Daughters of America, and loved to travel and play golf. Besides her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by three siblings: Margaret Reis, Jay Scharold and Lorraine Dougherty. She is survived by four siblings: Celeste Harrison, William (Joan) Scharold, Louis (Barbara) Scharold and Judy (Joe) Ott; also survived by many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Saint Philip Church, 1404 Mary Ingles Hwy, Melbourne, KY 41059 from 9:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to the Norbert Frilling Education Fund, C\O Saint Phillip School, 1402 Mary Ingles Highway, Melbourne, KY 41059. Alexandria Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements. 

Thomas "Tom" Parnell

Thomas “Tom” Parnell, age 78, of Cold Spring, KY (formerly of Alexandria, KY) passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Edgewood, KY in presence of family. Tom served in the U.S. Army and was a retired industrial sales representative for Publicker Industries and later worked part-time for Smyth Automotive.   He was a member of Saint Mary Parish and Senior Club, Newport Elks Lodge 273, and the American Legion Post 219. Tom was also the proud creator of the “World Famous” Tibou's Cajun Magic Spice that has been enjoyed by many. Tom was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rita Parnell (nee Durkin); parents, Ed and Gert Parnell; brother, Chuck Parnell. He is survived by his daughters, Lisa (Russ) Thacker of Cold Spring and Lori (Todd) Sayers of Alexandria; grandson, Thomas Sayers; brother, Gary (Nadine) Parnell; sister-in-laws, Gayle Parnell and Carol Miller; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation 8:30 AM -11:45 AM Saturday, October 27th at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY with Mass of Christian Burial following at 12:00 PM.  Interment will be in the Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are requested to Saint Mary Parish, 8246 E. Main St., Alexandria, KY 41001 or Bishop Brossart High School Mustang Athletic Complex (The MAC), 4 Grove St., Alexandria, KY 41001. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Carol Combs

Carol Sue Combs, age 53, of Verona, KY passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018. Devoted wife of Pearl Combs; beloved daughter of Bonnie Riley and the late Eugene Riley; dear sister of Gary and Mark Riley, Brenda Thomas and the late Lynda Longshore; loving aunt of four nieces, three nephews, and nine great-nieces and nephews; also survived by two step-children, Rickey Combs and Angela Hunley; six step-grandchildren and 4 step-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 18th from 11am to 1pm with the Funeral Service immediately following at Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery.

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