Friday, July 29, 2011

Philip M. Smith

Philip M. Smith, 92, of Alexandria, KY., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Highland Spring of Fort Thomas, KY. He was born May 18, 1919 in Grant's Lick, KY. His parents were Grover & Georgia (Schafer) Smith. He retired after 27 years of service from General Electric in Cincinnati, OH. He was also a farmer & former owner\operator of Phil & Joy’s Grocery in Grant‘s Lick, KY. He was a WWII Army veteran, a member of Aspen Grove Lodge #397 Alexandria, KY. He is survived by his wife Joy Hartman Smith; two sons, Jerry (Carrie) Smith & Jeff (Tracy) Smith.; three sisters, Marie Thornton, Etta Mae Sills & Imogene Johnston Harrison; three grandchildren Natalie, Nathan & Kristin. Visitation 10:00 AM – 12:45 PM Saturday, July 30, 2011 at the Fairlane Baptist Church Alexandria, KY., with masonic services at 12:45 PM & funeral services following at 1:00 PM at the church. Interment Oakland Cemetery Grant’s Lick, KY. Memorials to the Auxiliary of Saint Elizabeth-Fort Thomas, 85 North Grand Avenue Fort Thomas, KY 41075 or to Fairlane Baptist Church 12898 Herringer Road Alexandria, KY 41001. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Betty Williams

Betty "Schnitzler" Williams, age 78, of Highland Heights, KY, died Sunday, July 24, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth in Edgewood, KY. She Loved both her family, and her neighborhood. Betty also served on Highland Heights City Counsel. She is survived by her husband Luther Williams Sr., Daughter: Bev "Williams" Haigis; Sons: Luther and Gary Williams; Sisters: Martha Paynter, Ruth West, JoAnn Keeler; Three Brothers: Dave, Gail and Norman Schnitzler.
Visitaton at the Alexandria Funeral Home (325 Washington St. Alexandria, KY) on Friday, July 29th from 10:00 AM - 12:00PM with the service following at Noon. Interment at Grand View Cemetery, Mentor, KY. online condolences to

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Dolores Gunkel Franzen

Dolores Gunkel Franzen, 83, of Melbourne, KY., died Friday, July 15, 2011 at home. She was a homemaker & a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward N. Franzen Jr. She is survived by four sons: Jeffrey, Douglas, Gary & Patrick Franzen.; five sisters: Marcella Schlosser, Mildred Heiert, Edna Wagner, Florence Chalk & Ruth Walker. Also survived by three grandchildren & four great grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Mass of Christian Burial 12:30 PM Wednesday at Saint Joseph Church Camp Springs, KY. Entombment Saint Stephen Mausoleum Fort Thomas, KY. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass 7388 Turfway Road Florence, KY 41042.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Betty Long

Betty J. Long(Robinson) born July 2, 1946, went to be with the Lord on July 8,2011. She was the daughter of Henry and Alice Robinson. She is survived by her loving husband Erman Long (Sonny), 9 children: Tammy, Ginger, Stan, Brian, Mark, Gary, Viki, Jimmy, and Jennifer. She is also survived by two brothers Larry and James Robinson, 23 grandchildren and 3 Great grandchildren. Visitation at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Monday, July 11th from 6:00-8:00PM. Funeral Service with be on Tuesday, July 12th at 9:00AM at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. She was an active member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and her greatest accomplishment in life was teaching her children about the Lord. Memorials: Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
11212 Lees Rd. Alexandria, KY
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Kenneth Springer

Kenneth Albert Springer, age 78, of Butler, KY, died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at River Valley Nursing Home in Butler, KY. Springer was a former truck driver for Frisch's. He served in the US Air Force for 8 years. He was preceded in death by his late wife Effie Springer in 1992, and Mary Ann Springer (2011).
He is Survived by five Daughters: Debra(Rollie) Hubbard, Karen (Eddie) Fettersr, Kathy (William) Jacobs, Donna (Steve) Chonet, and Mary (Dave) Baker; Brothers, Irvin Springer and Allen Springer; also survived by 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 with funeral services following at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Online condolences:

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Charlotte Wagner

Charlotte Rulon Wagner, age 56, of Southgate, KY, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Ft. Thomas, KY. She was an employee of Cobb Inc. of Dayton, KY. She is survived by one daughter, Julie (Dave) Bridewel; one sister, Kathy Parks & one brother, Tom (Stacy) Rulon. Visitation 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tuesday, July 5, 2011 with funeral services following at 1:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials may be made to Kidney Foundation of Greater Cincinnati 2200 Victory Parkway, Suite 510 Cincinnati, OH 45206 or to Saint Elizabeth Hospice 483 S. Loop drive Edgewood, KY 41017. Online condolences at