Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Carmen Castle

Carmen Lee Castle, age 81, of Highland Heights, KY passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Highland Spring of Ft. Thomas. Carmen was a member of Christ Baptist Church in Cold Spring, KY.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 39yrs, Donald Castle in 1998. She is survived by her two sons, Jeff (Kristina) Castle of Tacoma, WA and Gerald Castle of Highland Heights, KY; two brothers, Thomas (Gerri) Baxter of Alaska and Robert (Michelle) Baxter of Arizona; two grandsons, Mitchell and Joseph Castle both of Tacoma, WA.  A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 5pm to 7pm. A Memorial Service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 7pm.  Interment will be in the Graceland Memorial Gardens, Milford, OH.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Richard Albert Seibert

Richard Albert Seibert, age 90, of Alexandria, KY passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  He was a retired clothing presser, secretary of the AFL-CIO Amalgamated Clothing Union, WWII Army Veteran, and a member of St. Mary Parish.  He was preceded in death by his grandson, Clay M. Bowman and three brothers, Henry Jr., Jack, and Joe Seibert. Richard is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pamela Seibert (nee Haubner); two daughters, Margaret (Rick) Boesch and Dorothy (Mike) Bowman; two brothers, Gene and Donald Seibert; sister, Gertrude Smith; four grandchildren, Jamie (Mark) Daugherty,  Jessica (Chris) Boesch, Chad Bowman, and Holly Bowman; two great-grandchildren, Harper and Hayden Daugherty. Visitation will be held at Alexandria Funeral Home on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 3pm to 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Parish on Monday, August 14th at 10am. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY.  Memorial Donations: St. Mary Parish, 8246 E. Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001 or Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St # 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203  or  St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Myra Fern Nelson

Myra Fern Nelson (nee Cropenbaker), 81, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. Myra is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Richard Taylor Nelson; two sons, Rick (Regina) Nelson and Bruce (Pam) Nelson; sister, Adrienne Graves; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Zelda (Rader) Cropenbaker; siblings, Edwin Paul Cropenbaker Sr. and Vivian Gerding. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Grandview Cemetery, Mentor, KY. A celebration of her life will follow at the Campbell County VFW Post, Alexandria, KY.  Arrangements entrusted to the Alexandria Funeral Home.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Octavia “Octa” Stone Jenkins (nee Cann) , 91, of Highland Heights, KY, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood. Octa was loved by her family, her friends, and her church family.  She was admired for her wit, wisdom, and enduring strength. Octa was a former cook at A.J. Jolly School, California, KY, and retired from the D.A.V. in Cold Spring, KY. She was a member of Mentor Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Axel Stone and Ottis Jenkins; son, Jerry Stone; grandson, Eric Stone; parents, Warren and Anna (Hutchison) Cann; siblings, Mildred Norris, Gladys Cummins,  Mabel Jones, Lillian Rittinger, Bill, Gerald, Gene and Ralph Cann. Octa is survived by three children, Karen (the late George Schock) Houston, Anita (Craig) Magnarini and Allen Stone; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Houston, Julie Houston, Jeri Houston, Ian (Mallory) Magnarini, Tyler Magnarini, Craig Stone, Jeremy Stone and Michelle Stone; three great-grandchildren, Brendan Houston, Bailey Houston and Hailie Stone; one sister, Norma Jolly. Visitation Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until time of funeral service at 1:00 PM. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Mentor, KY. Memorials are suggested to the Mentor Baptist Church, 3724 Smith Rd, California, KY 41007

Sandra L. Wright

Sandra L. Wright (nee Gulick), 67, of Silver Grove, KY, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Indianspring of Oakley. Sandy was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 47 years,  Rickey J. Wright; three children, Aimee Fathergill, Shaun Wright and Jamie Wright; nine grandchildren, Katelyn, Joshua, Alexis, Latem, Raelynn, Britini, Abagail and Robbie; two great-grandchildren, Easton and Kenasyn; an uncle, Robert Gulick. A visitation and celebration of Sandy’s life will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association,  644 Linn St # 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203. 
Elsie Marie Arkenau (nee Walter), 97, of California, KY, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Elsie was a homemaker and a former employee of Auveco during World War II.   She was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Parish, Victory Club, Silver Belles & Beaus, Kings & Queens, The Limburger Bunch and Saint Mary Seniors. Elsie was preceded in death by her husband of 49 ½ years, Dorse Lee “Scout” Arkenau, grandson, Todd Geiger, sister, Viola Kool and a brother, Irvin Walter. She is survived by five children, Wanda (Harry Case) Nelson, Anita (Stanley) Geiger, Wayne (Lee) Arkenau, Elaine (David) Frank and Marcia (David) Ampfer, six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and 2 step grandsons.  Visitation Monday, July 31, 2017 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY from 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM with Mass of Christian Burial following at 11:30 AM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, 8246 E Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001, Hospice of the Bluegrass Northern Kentucky, 7388 Turfway Rd, Florence, KY 41042 or Redwood Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Rd, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thelma M. Stokes

Thelma M. Stokes, age 95, of Ft. Thomas, KY passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY.  Thelma was a former interior decorator for Mill End Gallery, Cincinnati, OH and a member of Highland United Methodist Church, Ft. Thomas, KY.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Stokes in 1981.  She is survived by five daughters, Joy Powers, Jenetta Anderson, Denise Richards, Deborah (Gary) Grill, and Robyn (Tom) Endres; son, Kevin (Amy) Stokes; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Monday, July 31, 2017 from 11am to 12pm with the Funeral Service immediately following at the funeral home at 12pm.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY.  In lieu of flowers please consider donating to: St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017.

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