Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Kenneth A. Glahn, age 84, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Monday, November 28, 2016 At Highland Spring Ft. Thomas. Kenneth was a retired machinist and worked for different companies American Tool Seimens and Cincinnati Gear. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Campbell County VFW Post #3205, Oakland United Methodist Church of Melbourne, Alexandria Masonic Lodge #152 F. & A.M. and Covington Scottish Rite. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Edith (nee Bowen) Glahn and a sister, Marion Iles. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruth Glahn (nee Dinn); son, Craig A. Glahn Sr.; daughter, Pamela (Steve) Tester; 5 grandchildren, Logan, Kylie, Karly, Craig Jr. “CJ” and Caitlyn; siblings, Thelma “Teddy” (Ronnie) Coble, Ronnie (Joyce) Glahn, Peggy (Greg) Brandt, Mike (Marsha) Butler, Karen (Paul) Mullen and Danny (Kari) Glahn. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Oakland United Methodist Church, 7867 Stonehouse Road, Melbourne, KY 41059. Funeral service Friday 10:00 AM at the Oakland United Methodist Church. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Oakland United Methodist Church.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Judy Kay Knecht, age 53, passed away quietly on November 27, 2016 in her home surrounded by family and loved ones. She was the wife of Douglas Knecht, they shared 28 years together. She was the loving mother of Destiny Knecht, Natasha Green and son-in-law Benjamin Brake. Grandmother of Shealyn, Carly Kay, Isabella, and Benjamin Jr. Daughter of Mildred Carter Vanlandingham (nee Reams) and stepfather Ercil “Benny” Vanlandingham. Dear sister of Bernice Carter (Larry) Casagrande, Bobby (Nancy) Carter Jr, Tony Carter, Patsy Carter, and Sara Carter. Daughter-in-law to Harry and Virgie Knecht, sister-in-law to Vicki Knecht, and Mark Knecht. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased in death by her father Bobby Carter, brother Matthew Carter and Grandparents.
Judy was born in Kentucky on August 15, 1963 to Mildred (nee Reams) and Bobby Carter. She grew up in the small town of Dayton KY, where she made many lifelong friends. She was a hard worker and went to work at the age of 16 for United Dairy Farmers. Years later she enjoyed working as a shipping and receiving data clerk at Global Logistics and most recently working with a close friend, Rhonda Nichols, providing cleaning services. She welcomed her first born daughter Natasha Green into the world on January 16, 1988. On September 27, 1997 Judy married her best friend Doug Knecht, and on October 31, 1999 they became proud parents to their beautiful daughter Destiny Knecht.
Judy was a devoted mother and faithful Christian, in which she was a member of the Salem Community Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Judy was loved by all, she never met a stranger. She was a caring woman who devoted endless hours caring for her mother and stepfather. Every year at Christmas time she loved to bake cookies with her daughters and sisters and shared all her goodies with friends and family. She also took pleasure in riding with her husband and friends on their Harley. Judy will be deeply missed by her friends, family, and ALL who knew and loved her. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 2nd at the Alexandria Funeral Home beginning at 11:00am. Interment will be in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY.
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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Friday, November 25, 2016
Patricia A. Jackson, (nee Chandler), 68, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. Pat was a domestic engineer and a small business owner where she loved making crafts, buying and selling antiques. She was preceded in death by her father, Bennie Clyde Chandler, a sister, Barbara Ahlers and a brother, Gary Chandler. Pat is survived by loving husband of 48 years, Jess Jackson; son, Jason (Kenda) Jackson; 3 grandchildren, Zada, Willow and Dean; mother, Nancy Ellen Chandler (nee DeZarn ); sister, Mary (David) Simmons; 3 brothers, Steve (Rhonda) Chandler, Mike Chandler and Doug Chandler; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM with the funeral service immediately following at 12:00 PM, with Dr. Dennis Hammons officiating. Interment will follow at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, Williamstown, KY. Memorials are suggested to Henry Hosea House, 901 York St, Newport, KY 41071 or to American Brain Tumor Association at www.abta.org/donate/ or 8550 W Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 550 Chicago, IL 60631
Thursday, November 24, 2016
John A. Gilliam, age 77, of Fort Thomas, KY passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Highland Spring Fort Thomas. John was born September 9, 1939 in Corbin, KY. John graduated from Corbin High School in 1957 and Cumberland College in 1961. John will be best remembered as a special education teacher for 27 years in the Campbell County School System. He practiced inclusion for hundreds of students when others were simply exploring how to make it happen. John’s legacy of “changing lives for those who seek so little yet need more than most from those who are blessed to be able to give” will be forever remembered. John was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Kathryn (nee Bolton) Gilliam and a brother Captain Roy Gilliam USAF. He leaves behind hundreds of friends from, Corbin, First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, Spare Time Grill, Walmart, Meijer, card playing friends, former students and their families, and dear friends, Gene and Judi Gerding and family. John requested a private service and interment in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Corbin, KY. Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY, is in charge of arrangements.Memorials to The Point 104 West Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011, where a classroom in their new Education Center will be named in his honor.