Saturday, December 29, 2012

Omer  Kiser, 76, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. Omer  retired from the Kroger Warehouse, Woodlawn, OH and he was a member of Plum Creek Christian Church, Butler, KY. He was preceded in death by his son, Keith Kiser in 1994. Omer is survived by his wife of 52 years , Mary Fern Kiser (nee Wolf); three daughters, Kim (Craig) Visse, Kathy (Joe) Rice and Karen (Tom) Schneider;  13 grandchildren, Jessica, Alicia, Marissa and Natalie Visse; Kaitlyn, Kristen, Brandi and Richard Rice; Bryan, Carmen, Brittany, Zachary and Colton Schneider. Visitation 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 2:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment Plum Creek Cemetery Butler, KY. Memorials can be made to Plum Creek Christian Church, 13455 Alexandria Pike, Butler, KY 41006 or to the charity of donor's choice.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Ken Compton, 52, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at his home in Bromley, KY. He was a truck driver. Ken is survived by his wife, Connie Compton; two sons, David Compton & Kenny Compton Jr; one daughter, Crystal Compton; four sisters, Maxine Compton, Roxie Adams, Tina Compton & Brenda Smith; two brothers, Almond Compton Jr & Dennis Compton; also survived by four grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 2, 2013 with funeral services at 1:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Interment Persimmon Grove Cemetery Persimmon Grove, KY.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Kenneth Andrew Weinel


Kenneth Andrew Weinel, age 41, of Cold Spring passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at his residence. Ken was an estimator for Pipeline Products of West Chester, Ohio, Cold Spring Volunteer Fire Department and a former member of the Navy Reserve. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Drew Johnson.  Kenneth is survived by his parents, Robert and Mary (nee Thomas) Weinel; a brother, Robert (Angie) Weinel; a sister, Christa (Brad) Johnson; a nephew, Taylor Johnson and a niece, Shae Weinel. Visitation wil be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Friday, December 21, 2012 from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral Services will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorial tributes are suggested to the charity of donor's choice.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Mary Lou Deaton

Mary Lou Deaton (nee Stulz), 82, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012 at home. She was a homemaker & a member of Greater Grace Church of Northern KY. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Harrison Deaton "2010". She is survived by two daughters, Diana (Roger) Jones & Kim (Earl) Barrett; one sister, Shirley Stulz; 4 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, December 19, 2012, with the funeral service following at 12:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Interment Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com

Gordon Lee Baker


Gordon Lee Baker, 73, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012 Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. Gordon was former carpet installer for Schnitzler Carpet and a current  employee with County Market in Alexandria, KY. He was a member & greeter at Immanuel Baptist Church of Cold Spring, KY. He was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Gray & a brother, Ronald Baker. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Works Baker; a son, Brian (Amanda) Baker; two brothers, Larry (Linda) Baker & Gary (Donna) Baker;  three sisters, Lois Eversol, Garnet Whitaker & Bonnie (Merl) Leap. Visitation 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Monday, December  17, 2012 at Immanuel Baptist Church,  1237 Rocky View Drive, Cold Spring, KY. Funeral service 11:00 AM Tuesday at the Church. Interment Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY. Alexandria Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Jack Joseph Schneider

Jack Joseph Schneider, 87, of California, KY., passed away on  December 5, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. He was a retired construction worker & a WWII Navy Veteran. Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Schneider "2009".  He is survived by a son, Jack J. Schneider Jr.; 2 daughters, Barbara Lee Born, Ruth Ann Ohmer;  brother, Yandell Schneider; sister, Virginia Schoulties; 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Monday, December 10, 2012 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 10:00 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment Mount Gilead Cemetery Carthage, KY.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Phyllis Satterlee Nelson

Phyllis Satterlee Nelson, age 92, passed away Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012, at her home in Berea, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband of seventy-three years, Raymond Wesley Nelson, who passed away on November 14th of this year. She was also preceded in death by a son, Timothy Nelson, and a brother, Raymond Satterlee. Survivors include five children: Doris (Robert) Brinson, Kenneth (Connie) Nelson, Frankye (Warren) May, Linda (Mark) Wygoda, Rebecca (David) Evans, and daughter-in-law, Angela Nelson (Ted) Knight; 16 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. She was born November 24, 1919, in Pierre, South Dakota, to Frank and Minnie Satterlee. She graduated from Campbell County High School in 1938 and attended Eastern Kentucky University. She was the first woman to receive the University’s Regent’s Oratorical Award. She married Raymond Nelson in 1939 and taught in Campbell County School District for 10 years, both elementary and high school. She taught several years in the Hamilton City School District, Hamilton, OH. Her many essays and poems were published in the Kentucky Post, Times Star, and Hamilton Journal News. Her poetry was also published by the International Poetry Organization. She was a life-long Methodist and a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Hamilton, OH. After moving to Berea, KY in 2010, she attended the Berea United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM with the funeral following at Noon. Memorials may be sent to the Berea United Methodist Church, 101 Fee Street, Berea, KY 40403.

Nita Rafus Johnson

Nita Rafus Johnson, 39, of California, KY, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. Nita was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by a brother, Chip Rafus. Nita is survived by a daughter, Pammy Rafus; a son, Jordan Trimble; her parents, Tom & Pam Rafus and a sister, Cheryl Daniel. Visitation will be held Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM with the funeral service at 8:00 PM. Memorials can be sent to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Southwest Ohio Chapter, 8050 Hosbrook Rd, Suite 314, Cincinnati, OH 45236.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Etta Mae Rifkin

Etta Mae (Jenkins) Rifkin, 101 years old, of Cold Spring, KY passed away on November 17, 2012. She was born in Prospect, VA on 7/11/1911. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Rifkin and daughter Beatrice (Dunn) Pryor. She is survived by daughter Barbara (George) Miller of Cold Spring, with whom she lived, Daughter Patricia (James) Howell of Bellevue, son, Harry “Tex” (Sharon)  Dunn of California, step-daughter Connie (Richard) Vendeland of California and step-son Robert Rifkin of Florida; Three grandsons: Doug, Dave and Steve Colyer and granddaughters: Lora Funicelli, Kim Michl, Karen McGahee, Pam Engel, Vidki Kuhn, Julie and Melinda Vendeland; 16 great- grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; Sisters, Ami Neiser and Margie Moher and brother Robert “Walker” Jenkins. Etta retired in 1972 as a secretary for Wiedemann Brewery. Along with Harry, she took an active interest in her community of Dayton. They were a founder of Dayton Community Newsletter and she was a Dayton news reporter for the Campbell County Recorder in the mid-eighties. She was an officer for many clubs within the community and she and Harry were both members of the Bellevue-Dayton Memorial Day Parade for many years, he as president and she as secretary and publicity chairman. They both received “Keys to the City of Dayton” and a recognition plaque for their many contributions at their big 80th birthday celebration. Visitation on Monday, November 19, 2012 from 5:00PM – 7:00PM  with the service following at 7:00PM at the Asbury United Methodist Church 2916 Alexandria Pike Highland Heights, KY. Burial at Alexandria Cemetery on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 10:00AM. Memorials to: Asbury United Methodist Church (Goshorn Missionary Fund), Cross and Crown Community Church 510 Park Ave. Newport, KY, St. Elizabeth Hospice, Charity of one’s choice. Online condolences to alexandriafh.com

Friday, November 16, 2012

Raymond Wesley Nelson


Raymond Wesley Nelson was born September 23, 1919 to George and Anna Mae
Nelson in California, KY. He graduated from Campbell County High School and received a B.S.
from Eastern Kentucky University in 1943, and graduated with an M.A. from Xavier University
and also the University of Cincinnati. In 1939, he married Phyllis Satterlee, and to that union
were born six children. He taught Industrial Arts at Ludlow KY High School for one year, before
enlisting in the U.S. Navy where he served from 1943-1946. He made Pharmacist’s Mate 1st
Class and served in the South Pacific. He taught Industrial Arts at Newport Jr. High in Hamilton,
OH for 9 years and became librarian at Roosevelt Jr. High, where he coached the baseball team.
He then became librarian at Garfield Jr. High until his retirement in 1984. He was commissioned
KY Colonel in 1964 for his work with young people. He was the first president of Campbell
County Rural Knothole League, having helped organize the league. He was a lifelong member of
the V.F.W. Post 3205 in Alexandria, KY and a member of the educational associations N.E.A.,
O.E.A., and B.C.T.A. He was a lifelong Methodist and a member of Grace United Methodist
Church of Hamilton, OH where he served on many committees and as an usher. After moving to
Berea, KY in 2010, he attended the Berea United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by
his son, Timothy Nelson; brother, Robert Nelson; and sister, Peggy Ackerman. He is survived by
his wife Phyllis, having enjoyed 73 years of marriage. He is also survived by five children: son,
Kenneth (Connie) Nelson; daughters Doris (Robert) Brinson, Frankye (Warren) May, Rebecca
(David) Evans, and Linda (Mark) Wygoda; and daughter-in-law Angela Nelson Knight (Ted);
brothers, George (Joy), Louis (Linda), Jim (Rita), Dave (Sophia), John (Cheryl), and Don
(Brenda); sister, Della Nelson; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY from
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM with the Funeral following at Noon. Please send memorials to Berea
United Methodist Church 101 Fee Street, Berea, KY 40403. Online condolences to
alexandriafh.com

Friday, November 9, 2012

Harry "Bill" Darlington


Harry “Bill” Darlington, 89, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. He was a retired machinist from R E Jones Crescent Springs, KY. Bill was a member & a former deacon at Christ Baptist Church of Cold Spring, KY. He was a WWII Air Force Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Harrison Darlington; a daughter, Beverly Darlington and a son, Gary (Barbara) Darlington of Saint Charles, MO. Also survived by many cousins. Visitation 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at Christ Baptist Church Cold Spring, KY. Funeral service 1:00 PM Tuesday at the church. Interment Oakland Cemetery Grant’s Lick, KY. Memorials can be made to Christ Baptist Church, 3820 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or to Fairhaven Rescue Mission, 260 Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Elmer A Gebelt

Elmer A Gebelt, 87, of Alexandria, KY., passed away on November 8, 2012 at Carmel Manor in Fort Thomas, KY. He served his country in WWII. He was also a member of KY Twirlers Square Dancing Group. Elmer was very active at the St. Mary's Catholic Church throughout his life. Elmer was Preceded in death by his wife Gertrude (2008); sister, Anna Mae Burkhardt. He is survived by his son, Tom Gebelt; daughters, Judy Hater, Alice Simon, Joyce Pichotta, Jean Shelton, Jennifer Mason, Mary Beth Carr, and Jill Walch; 21 Grandchildren and 20 Great-Grandchildren; sisters, Louise Molander, Dorothy Kremer, and Mil Beckerich; Visitation will be held Saturday, November 10, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Mass of Christian Burial Following at 11:00AM. Memorials to Senior Services of NKY 1032 Madison Avenue Covington, KY 41011. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com

F. Keith Reinhardt

F. Keith Reinhardt, 74, of Alexandria, KY, was born Sunday, September 18, 1938 in Grant's Lick, KY, the son of Nick and Margaret (nee Field) Reinhardt. He died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. Keith retired after 35 years of service at Cincinnati Bell and was a lifelong resident of Campbell County, KY. He lived a full hard working prosperous life as the devoted head of his family. He was loved by his family, friends and neighbors. He was always willing to help others and was known for doing so in his neighborhood. He enjoyed working in his lawn. Keith loved to ride his Harley and had recently transitioned to a Corvette of which he was very meticulous and proud. Keith was a long time member of NRA. Keith is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Ruby Carroll Reinhardt. He is also survived by three daughters, Wendy (Dennis) Dailey, Karen (Brian) Sansom and Kelly (David) Schout; four grandchildren, Casey Kelley, Cory Dailey, Alexandra Dailey and Nicole Schout; three brother Donald L. Reinhardt, Jon David Reinhardt and Kenneth A. Reinhardt; four sisters, M. Lynne Bamforth, Carol J. Leap Sipple, Iris B. Swift and Scheryl F. Buda. Visitation 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 5:30 PM Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials to the American Heart Association, 5211 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Arthur Meyer

Arthur Meyer, 93, of Alexandria, passed away on November 4, 2012 at St. Elizabeth in Ft. Thomas, KY.  Arthur lived a very adventurous life. He served in the Navy and Army in WWII. He is preceded in death by his loving spouse Ada. He is survived by his sons, Carl and Arthur Meyer Jr; daughters, Sandra Meyer, Barbara Wright and Pat Schreiber; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Visitation with funeral services followeing will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, KY. Online condolences to alexandriafh.com.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Donna Marie Kramer

Donna Marie Kramer, 71, of Alexandria, passed away on  October 31, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. Donna is survived by her husband, Edward; Sons, Richard, Douglas, Daniel, Keith, and Edward Kramer Jr.; Daughters,  Joyce Ortlieb and Alice Kramer. Visitation will be held Friday, November 02, 2012 4:00PM - 7:00PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012, 10:00AM at the St. Mary Catholic Church. Memorials to: American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Patricia Marie Seitz

Patricia Marie Seitz, 66, of Alexandria, passed away on October 20, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She loved to travel with her family and was a 25 year member of AVFD Ladies Auxiliary. Patricia is survived by her loving spouse George; Sons, John (Tammy) and Anthony Seitz; Daughters, Barb (Keith) Hammann, Julie (Bryan) Moore; Brothers, Michael, Ronald, and Russell Seibert. 5 Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2012, 10:00 AM at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Alexandria, Kentucky. Memorials to arthritis.org. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Paul Herald

Paul Edward Herald, 74, went to be with the Lord Thursday, October 18, 2012 at his home in Highland Heights, KY. He was an U.S. Army Veteran, retired from the Kroger Co., a faithful member of the Immanuel Baptist Church, The Gideon's International, and The American Legion. Paul was a good friend to many and an avid witness for the Lord. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time enjoying nature. Paul was preceded in death by his wife Norma Herald in 2007 and his brother Frank Herald. Survivors include his son, Bill (Anna) Paul Herald of Owenton, KY., daughter, Tonda (William) Peddicord of Highland Heights and only grandchild, Gavin Edward Peddicord of Highland Heights, KY., and brother Woodrow (Mary) Herald of Petersburg, KY. Visitation on Tuesday, October 23rd from 9:00AM - 1:00PM with the service following at 1:00PM at the Immanuel Baptist Church 1237 Rocky View Dr. Cold Spring, KY. Memorials to Immanuel Baptist Church and Gideons International and Fair Haven. online condolences to alexandriafh.com  

Monday, October 15, 2012

Thelma K. Lucas


Thelma Katherine Lucas (nee Fausz), 92, formerly of Alexandria, KY. passed away peacefully Friday, October 12, 2012 at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. She was born April 5, 1920 in Newport, Ky, the daughter of the late Jacob and the late Anna Fausz (nee Schmidt). Thelma was a retired clerk from the Alexandria Drug Store, Alexandria, KY and a member of Daughters of American Revolution. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ralph G. Lucas; a son, Ralph E. Lucas; two sisters, Frances Kuehen and Anna Ziegler;  and three brothers, John, Jake and Edward Fausz. She is survived by a son, Gary C. (Jan) Lucas; caring grandmother to Timothy (Andrea) Lucas, Geoffrey (Lauren) Lucas. Great grandmother to Roman, Avery, Grady and Grant. Visitation 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 1:00 PM Thursday at the funeral Home. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY. Memorials can be made to Baptist Convalescent Center 120 Main Street, Newport, KY 41071 or to the charity of one's choice.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Barbara Ann Clarkson


Barbara Ann Clarkson, 80, passed away on October 9, 2012 at her home in Alexandria, KY. She loved the warm weather of Florida but nothing could compare to the love she had for her boys! Barbara is preceded in death by her husband James and son, Mark. She is survived by her two sons David and James Dwight Clarkson; Sister, Pauline Smith; Brother, John Robbins; 7 Grandchildren; 7 Great-Grandchildren; Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Saturday October 13, 2012 from 10:00AM-11:00AM with the service following at 11:00AM. Online condolences to alexandriafh.com

Monday, October 8, 2012

Thelma Hofstetter


Thelma (Hartig) Hofstetter, 85, formerly of Alexandria, KY, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Barrington of Fort Thomas. She was a homemaker, past president of the Campbell County VFW #3205 Ladies Auxiliary, former treasurer of the Grand Order of the Cooties Auxiliary, member of Happy 100's and a member of the Alexandria United Methodist Church. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, John Hofstetter Sr.; three sisters, Julia Kraemer, Dorothy Wanner and Helen Hofstetter; four brothers, Elmer, Irvin, Raymond and Artie Hartig. She is survived by three sons, John (Barb) "Danny" Hofstetter Jr., Steven (Rose) Hofstetter and Timothy (Rita) Hofstetter; three daughters, Janet (Gary) Miller, Kathy (Larry) Weinel and Margie (Tom) Weinel. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, October 10, 2012, with the funeral service begining at 12:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Interment Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Janie Beth Stevens


Janie Beth Stevens, 73, passed away on September 30, 2012 at her home in California, KY. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and Valley Homemakers. She was also a life time member of Persimmon Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald M. Stevens (1996). She is survived by her son, Clark Kyle; daughter, Carolyn Trainor; Brother, Adrain Clark; Many nieces and nephews. Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 1:00 PM at the Persimmon Grove Baptist Cemetery. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. In leu of flowers, memorials to: Persimmon Grove Baptist Church or Hospice of the Blue Grass. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Christopher W. Robinson

Christopher W. Robinson, 33, of Visalia, KY passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at home. He was a mechanic. He is survived by his father, Gary (Gary Rob) Robinson of Visalia, KY, his mother, Loretta Hudgens of Greeneville, TN, 2 sisters, Donna (Thomas) Laughlin & Jennifer (Michael) Pomepo both of Greeneville, TN, a daughter, Rayven Collins of Morristown, TN, grandfather, Arlin Robinson of Dry Ridge, KY, also survived by 3 nephews, Michael Pompeo Jr., Jacob Pomepeo & Aidan Laughlin. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, September 27, 2012 with funeral services at 8:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. 

Monday, September 24, 2012

Vernetta Vater

Vernetta Faye Vater , 94, of Alexandria, passed away on September 24, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas. Vernetta is preceded in death by her late husband James R. Vater Jr. She is survived by her son, Danny Vater of West Chester, OH; daughter, Peggy Vater of Alexandria, KY; sister, Novenda  Colvin; 3 granddaughters, Tammy, Michele and Amy; 1 Grandson , Donald; 9 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm with funeral services following at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Interment will be in the Plum Creek Cemetery. Memorials: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.


Friday, September 21, 2012

Randall "Randy" William Frazer

Randall "Randy" William Frazer, 57, of Hamilton, OH, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospital Fort Thomas. He was a machinist for Andrews Laser Works in Wilder, KY. He is survived by his mother, Violet (Hempen) Frazer of Cold Spring, KY, a sister, Diana Fell of Cold Spring, KY & a host of nieces & nephews. Visitation 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Monday, September 24, 2012 with funeral service beginning at 12:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY. Memorials can be made to Campbell County Animal Shelter, 1898 Poplar Ridge Road, Alexandria, KY 41001.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Gale F. Watson Sr.


Gale F. Watson Sr., 65, of Alexandria, died September 12, 2012, at his residence. At his request, no service will be held. Gale was born March 28, 1947, at Booth Hospital in Covington, KY. Gale was an avid musician his entire life, being taught by his father, and passing that passion down to his two oldest sons. Throughout the late 70’s and most of the 80’s, he could be seen every weekend playing at Bobbie Mackie’s, Glen Schmitz, or Mom’s Opery House.  His band was Gale Watson and Kentucky Morning. Gale served in the Navy, and spent most of his naval career in Hawaii.  He worked many years for P&G, HENKLE, and most recently with ADP. Gale spent more than 50 years of his life in Kentucky, living every minute to the fullest.  All that knew him would tell you that his personality was bigger than life, and nothing was more important to him than his kids. He is survived by his wife of 8 years, Sharyne; Sister, Diane; Sons, Gale Franklin Jr., Matthew Gale and Jeffrey; Daughters, Jessica Gayle and Virginia; and his Niece, Diana.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Gladys Mae Smith

Gladys Mae Smith, 78, of Highland Heights, passed away on September 9, 2012. Gladys was an amazing lady who was full of spirit and life. She is survived by her spouse Samuel Oder; brother, Ron Zappa; daughters, Rose Peters and Karen Stephens; 10 Grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Friday, September 14, 2012 10:00AM - 12:00PM with the funeral service following at Noon. Memorials can be made to lifepassiton.org. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Marthena "Joni" Eich


Marthena "Joni" Eich, 80, passed away on September 9, 2012 at her home in Cold Spring, KY. She was an avid traveler, loved her family and Molly her cat. She is survived by her husband Franklin "Buck"; Sister in-law, Louis Vashe; Caregivers, Donald and Mary Ann Hill. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 10:00AM -12:00PM with the service following at noon. Memorials to: Hospice of the Bluegrass 7388 Turfway Road Florence, KY 41042. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Thelma Irene (Harrison) Miller

Thelma Irene (Harrison) Miller, 90, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Friday, September 7, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY. She was a homemaker, a member of Fairlane Baptist Church and a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Campbell County VFW Post #3205, Alexandria, KY. Thelma was preceded in death by her first husband, Mathias J. Miller, her parents, Jess and Florence Harrison; sisters, Elsie Schwartz, Florence & Florine Harrison; brothers, Clifford, Rolley, Ralph, Donald, Jesse & Clyde Harrison. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Henry Miller of Alexandria, KY; three sons, Allan (Barbara) Miller of Alexandria, KY, Bill (Carolyn) Miller of Alexandria, KY and Dennis Miller of Alexandria, KY; two daughters, Nancy DeMoss of Alexandria, KY and Shirley (Dennis) Seever of Falmouth, KY; also suvivedby Gale Miller and Dave Yetter;  brother, Roy Harrison of Alexandria, KY; sister, Dorothy Darlington of Cold Spring, KY; ten grandchildren, Malinda Broughton, Keith Miller, Jennifer Johnson, Major Darrin Miller (USAF), Jeremy Miller, Melanie Hyden, Alexander Miller, Katarina Miller, Kristopher Miller and Davey Yetter; twelve great grandchildren, Hannah Broughton, Danny Broughton, Paul Miller, Nico Miller, Stephanie Johnson, Henry Johnson, Katie Hyden, Leyah Hyden, Jenna Hyden, Sammy Miller, Ayden Yetter and Ella Yetter. Visitation 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Fairlane Baptist Church. Funeral service 2:00 PM at the Church. Interment in the Oakland Cemetery, Grant’s Lick, KY. Memorials may be given to Fairlane Baptist Church Parking Lot Fund, 12898 Herringer Road, Alexandria, KY 41001. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Rosella Marie Daniel Warner

Rosella Marie Daniel Warner, 70, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY. She was a retired dance instructor. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Daniel.  She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Glenn Warner Sr, 2 sons, Glenn Warner Jr. & Dave Warner, 2 brothers, Walter & James Daniel, also survived by numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Saturday, September 8, 2012 with funeral services at 11:00 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Interment at GrandView Cemetery, Mentor, KY.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Jalie Hall

Jalie Turner Hall, age 96, of Newport, formerly of Jackson, KY passed away on September 7, 2012 at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. She was a member of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Jackson, KY. Mrs. Hall was preceded in death by her husband Alfred Hall. She is survived by her 7 children; Malvery Wiseman, Arlie (June) Hall, Herbert Hall, Curt (Emma) Hall, Mattie (Fred) Lampe, Lillie (Charles) Griffith and Zeita (John) Scheper; 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Monday, September 10, 2012 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Funeral Services following at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Interment will be in the Jackson Cemetery, Jackson, KY. Memorials: Gideons International, 2900 Lebanon Rd., Nashville, TN 37214. Online condolences can be given at: alexandriafh.com.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Rosella Marie Daniel Warner


Rosella Marie Daniel Warner, 70, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY. She was a retired dance instructor. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Daniel.  She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Glenn Warner Sr, 2 sons, Glenn Warner Jr. & Dave Warner, 2 brothers, Walter & James Daniel, also survived by numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Saturday, September 8, 2012 with funeral services at 11:00 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Interment at GrandView Cemetery, Mentor, KY.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Robert J. Ritter

Robert J. Ritter , 89, of Cold Spring, passed away on September 3, 2012 at the Saint Elizabeth Hospice, Fort Thomas, KY. Bob was a retired route manager for French Bauer & Trauth Dairy. He was a WWII Army veteran, member of Campbell County VFW Post #3205, Alexandria, KY, Saint Luke Lutheran Church Cold Spring, KY, Young at Heart & Men's Club. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Ritter "1982 & a son, Jim Ritter "1981" . He is survived by his wife, Loretta Hager Ritter, 4 daughters, Diana (Bill)) Goetz, Mary (Jim) Ciccarella, Kimberly (Jim) Wood, Lynda (Paul) Lueders, son, Ron (Patti) Hager, 15 grandchildren & 39 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY & Friday, September 7, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Saint Luke Lutheran Church, Cold Spring, KY with funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM at the Church. Interment Saint Joseph Cemetery, Camp Springs, KY Memorials may be made to Saint Luke Lutheran Church, 4800 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or to Saint Elizabeth Hospice 85 Grand Avenue, Fort Thomas, KY 41075.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Ira " Alex" Anderson


Ira Clarkson "Alex" Anderson, 88, of California, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. He was a WW II Navy veteran, a member & deacon of the Mentor Baptist Church, Mentor, KY, former employee of City of Wilder, KY & Sealtest & Cloverleaf Dairies, also a member of the American Legion Post #0200 Louisville, KY. Ira is survived by his wife, Janet Anderson (nee Sansom), one son, Jim (Linda) Anderson, three daughters, Janette (Ron) Kahles, Jennifer (Mike) Mason & Janell (Doug) Schabell, also survived by six grandchildren & two great grandchildren. Services were held at the convienence of the family. Interment was in the GrandView Cemetery, Mentor, KY. Memorials can be made to, Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042. Alexandria Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Martin


Margaret Helen Martin, 76, of Highland Heights, KY., passed away on August 22, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. She was a loving mother, sister and an active member and volunteer at St. Mary's Church. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband John "Jack" in 2003 and her brothers, Joseph, Charles, and Thomas Keller. She is survived by her daughter, Norma Tyree; sisters, Mary Ann Ryan and Dolores Shields; brother, John Keller. Visitation will be held Monday, August 27, 2012 from 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held following at 12:00 PM at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, KY. Memorials to: St. Vincent de Paul, St. Mary's conference 8246 East Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001 or  St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Road Edgewood, KY 41017. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Margaret Helen Martin

Margaret Helen Martin, 76, of Highland Heights, KY., passed away on August 22, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. She was a loving mother and sister who was an active member and volunteer at St. Mary's Church. Margaret is preceded in death by her husband John "Jack" (03); brothers, Joseph, Charles, and Thomas Keller. She is survived by her daughter, Norma Tyree; sisters, Mary Ann Ryan, Dolores Shields; brother, John Keller. Visitation will be held Monday, August 27, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home with the Mass of Christian Burial held following at 12:00 PM at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, KY. Memorials to: St. Vincent de Paul, St. Mary's conference 8246 East Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001 or  St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Road Edgewood, KY 41017. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

John Stephan Romo

John Stephan Romo, 59, of Alexandria, KY., passed away on  August 21, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Ft. Thomas, KY.  He is survived by his mother, Marian "Jean" Romo, and aunt, Mary Ellen Lucas. Stephan worked for Cincinnati & Los Angeles Zoos and also at Sungai Dusun Malaysia Wildlife Reserve as a Zoo Keeper for large hoofed stock, primarily the care and breeding of Black and Sumatran rhinos (both are endangered species). Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. Services at the convenience of the family. Memorials to: "Rhino Conservation" Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine St. Cincinnati, OH 45220. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy Mae Roberts , 93, of Alexandria, passed away on August 21, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thomas, KY. She was a homemaker. Dorothy was preceded in death by her daughter, Norma Herald "2007". She is survived by 2 sons, Marvin & Utah McIntosh both of Celina, OH, a sister, Jessie Cochran of Lexington, KY, 5 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, August 24, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM with funeral service following at 12:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, KY. Memorials to American Cancer Society.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Dolores M. Buecker

Dolores M. Buecker, age 85, of Camp Springs, passed away on August 19, 2012 at Highlandspring of Ft. Thomas. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Alexandria. Dolores and her late husband Robert, owned and operated Buecker Iron Works in Newport, KY. She is survived by her two children, Linda (Tim) Velten and David (Patti) Buecker both of Alexandria, KY; 2 granddaughters, Josie Buecker and Sarah Kemphaus. Funeral Services will be held at St. Paul's United Church of Christ on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 11:00am. No Visitation. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, KY. Memorials: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road , Florence, KY 41042 or St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 1 N. Jefferson, Alexandria, KY 41001. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Barbara J. "Bobbie" Dempsey


Barbara J. “Bobbie” Dempsey, 85, of Cincinnati, OH, died Friday, August 17, 2012 at Mercy Hospital, Fairfield, OH. She was a former employee at the Zone Office for General Motors & retired from Cincinnati Bell. Barbara was preceded in death by her son, Robert Keith Clem, a granddaughter, Kelli Quinn & a sister, Jackie Bradley. She is survived by 3 daughters, Vicki Lee Quinn, Karen Sue Loomis & Donna Raye Handorf; 5 sisters, Nancy Tingler, Betty Daniele, Martha Bennett, Ada Fawcett & Judy Sommers; 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild & numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6041 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH. Funeral Service 7:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Entombment at the Arlington Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Cincinnati, OH. Memorials may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Betty J. Cady

Betty J. Cady, 86, of Cold Spring, KY, died Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at her residence. She was a retired tax examiner for Internal Revenue Service, Covington, KY, former volunteer at Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Fort Thomas & a former Ambassador at the Greater Cincinnati Airport. Mrs. Cady was preceded in death by her husband, John Cady "2001". She is survived by 2 sons, Jack (Bobbie) Cady & Mike (Cindy) Cady, 3 daughters, Linda (Alan) Goetz, Sharon Hartig & Sue (Dan) Rawe, a sister, Vivian Lubrecht, a brother, William Frohlic Jr, 13 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Visitation 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday, August 17, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday at Saint Joseph Church, Cold Spring, KY. Interment Saint Joseph Cemetery, Cold Spring, KY. Memorials may be made to Saint Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Road, Edgewood, KY 41017.

Georgia Ann Greis



Georgia Ann Greis, 69, of Cold Spring, KY passed away on August 14, 2012 at the Providence Pavilion in Covington, KY. Georgia was preceded in death by her husband Richard (2005). She is survived by her sons, Michael, Richard, and Justin Greis; Sisters, Karen Clark, and Sharon Clark; Two grandchildren. Visitation will be held  on Thursday, August 16th at Saint's Peter and Paul Church from 11:00 AM to 12:00PM with Mass of Christian Burial following at Noon. Alexandria Funeral Home, serving the family. Memorials can be given to Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati Attn: Annual Fund P.O. Box 58385 Cincinnati, OH 45258. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Joy F. Smith

Joy F. Smith , 89, of Alexandria, KY. passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012 at the River Valley Nursing Home, Butler, KY . She was former Owner\Operator of Phil & Joy's Grocery, Grant's Lick, KY. She was a member of the Fairlane Baptist Church . She was preceded in death by her husband Philip Smith 2011. Joy is survived by 2 sons, Jerry (Carrie) Smith & Jeff (Tracy) Smith, also survived by 3 grandchildren, Natalie, Nathan & Kristin. Visitation 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sunday, August 12, 2012, at Fairlane Baptist Church, with funeral services Sunday at 5:00 PM at the church. Interment Oakland Cemetery, Grant's Lick, KY. Memorial can be made to Fairlane Baptist Church, 12898 Herringer Road, Alexandria, KY 41001. Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY serving the family.



J. V. Goebel

J.V. Goebel, 93, of Mentor, KY, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the Continental Manor in Blanchester, OH. He was retired clerk for the C & O Railroad in Silver Grove, KY, a WW II Army Veteran, member Mentor Baptist Church Mentor, KY & a supporter of the Salvation Army. He was preceded in death by his first wife Celeste Goebel & a daughter Bonnie Backer. J.V. is survived by his wife Mary Linda Goebel, a son, Reverend James G. Goebel, a sister, Iola Moore, 5 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Monday, August 13, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY with funeral services at 12:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment GrandView Cemetery Mentor, KY. Memorials can be made to Mentor Baptist Church, 3724 Smith Road, Mentor, KY 41007 or to the Salvation Army, 1806 Scott Blvd, Covington, KY 41014.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Helen Jean Ferguson


Helen Jean Ferguson, 88, of Dayton, KY, passed away on  August 2, 2012 at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. She was a homemaker & a member of Ladies Auxiliary Kersten O'Day VFW Post 2899, Dayton, KY. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Roger D. Ferguson & a son, Dennis Ferguson. She is survived by 2 sons, Tom Ferguson & Roger "Skip" Ferguson, 2 daughters, Rojean Long & Lilly Fowee, 2 brothers, Bud Newman & Bill Newman, 15 grandchildren & 27 great grandchildren. Visitation from 9:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Saint Bernard Church Dayton, KY. Interment Evergreen Cemetery Southgate, KY. Memorials can be made to Baptist Convalescent Center, 120 Main Street, Newport, KY 41071. Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY serving the family.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Lori Benningfield

Lori Lee Benningfield, age 58, of Alexandria, passed away on  July 29, 2012 at her residence.  Lori is survived by her loving spouse of 33yrs, Ben Benningfield; son, Scott Benningfield; father, Robert Fodor; brother, Kim Robert (Christine) Fodor; nephews, Adam and Grant Fodor; nieces, Jennifer and Jill Milczarski. She was preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Fodor.  Visitation will be at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 from 10am to 12pm with Funeral Services following. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Ronald William Rouse

Ronald William Rouse, 74, passed away on July 28, 2012 at his home in Alexandria, KY. Ronald Previously lived in Beaufort, South Carolina for 25 years. He was an active member of First Baptist Church of Cold Spring and served in the Air Force for four years. He is preceded in death by his daughter Ronna Ann Rouse; Sister, Joan Youtsey. He is survived by his loving spouse of 56 years, Janet (Teschner) Rouse; sister, Rebecca Rouse. Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 3, 2012, 2:00 PM at the Persimmon Grove Baptist Cemetery. Memorials to First Baptist Church Cold Spring 4410 Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY 41076, and St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Road Edgewood, KY 41017. Alexandria Funeral Home Serving the Family. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Pam Mulloy

Pam Mulloy (nee Carson) , 63, of Alexandria, passed away on July 26, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood,. She was a housewife. Pam is survived by her loving husband of 45 years Harold Gordon Mulloy, 3 daughters, Amy Kellerman, Heather Gramman & Jennifer Trauth; 2 granddaughters, Lauren Kellerman & Jessica Trauth, a sister, Linda Manuel. Memorial Visitation will be held Sunday, July 29, 2012 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY, with a Memorial Funeral Service beginning at 5:00 PM. with Pastor Chad Abbott, officiating. Interment in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North, Williamstown, KY. Memorials to American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Enoch "E J" Polly


Enoch "E J" Polly, 77, passed away on July 24, 2012 at his home in Erlanger, KY. He was a retired employee of Equitable Bag Company. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Polly (2009). He is survivrd by 5 daughters, Joyce Cronin, Mary Vandiver, Barbara Jean Becknell, Margaret Wolsing & Shirley Cutter ; 2 sons, John Polly & Allen Polly; one brother, Decoursey Polly; 5 sisters, Versie Mahan, Ida Maxine, Eddie Sue Galbert, Lena Dennis & Lenora Bellamy . Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 1, 2012 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 12:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Interment Wilmington Cemetery Morning View, KY.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

William Croxson

William Lee Croxson , 83, of Alexandria , passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Highlandspring of Ft. Thomas. Mr. Croxson was a proud career military man. He served in the Navy and then later joined the Army. He served in two tours of duty in Vietnam and retired from the Army in 1976. He is survived by his wife Emma Croxson of Alexandria; daughter, Carol Feldkamp of Cincinnati; son, William M. Croxson of Walton; 2 Step-Sons, Joe Wagner of Butler and H. Thomas Wagner of Alexandria; brother, Gene Croxson; 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, July 27, 2012 from 9:30am to 11:30am with funeral services following at Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate. Memorials: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.





Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Theodore Fred Miller


Theodore Fred Miller, 83, passed away on July 24, 2012 at his residence in Cold Spring, KY. He was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, He was retired from GE, a veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the VFW 3205. He had been  an assistant Boy Scout leader of troop 86. Theodore is preceded in death by his wife Alice. He is survived by his sons, Randy (Lori) Miller and Roger Miller; daughters, Karen Cummins, Darlene (Mark) Deinlein, Janet Brown; 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; brother, Henry Miller; sisters, Freda James, Loretta Ritter. Visitation will be held Monday, July 30 from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM at Alexandria Funeral Home, with the Mass of Christian Burial following at 12:00 PM at the Saint Joseph Church, Cold Springs, Kentucky. Memorials to: American Cancer Society and Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Vicky Rae Taylor

Vicky Rae Taylor (nee Laycock), 56, of Melbourne, KY, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thomas. Vicky was a retired child care giver. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Earl Laycock & Carole Ann Laycock (nee Wever). She is survived by one son, Julian Wayne Taylor, one daughter, Stephanie Nicole Taylor, fiancee, Von Harbin, 3 sisters, Debbie Fultz, Kathy Scarbough & Lorie Wells, one brother, Raymond Laycock, 2 grandchildren, Juleena Taylor & Jase Taylor, also survived by many nieces & nephews & great nieces & great nephews. Visitation 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Monday, July 23, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the funeral home. Interment Alexandria Cemetery.

Kermit Hughes


Kermit Hughes, 75, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at his home in Alexandria, KY. He retired from IBM. He is survived by his mother, Ruby Hughes, 3 sons, Allen, Stephen & Kevin Hughes, 4 daughters, Louann Hughes, Lisa Berkemeier, Kelly Parker & Angela Hughes, 7 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren. Visitation 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Wednesday, July 25, 2012 with funeral services beginning at 1:00 PM at Central Church of the Nazarene, 200 Pieck Drive, Fort Wright, KY 41011. Interment Forest Lawn, Erlanger, KY. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Patricia R. Hardy


Patricia R. Hardy (nee Loftus), 72, of Wilder, KY, died Friday, July 20, 2012 at home. She was retired administrator  from Bethesda Hospital Cincinnati, OH. She is survived by her husband, Glenn R. Hardy, daughter, Janet Dennemann  of California, KY, son Bryan Hardy of Brooksville, KY  8 grandchildren. Services will be at the convenience of the family no visitation. Entombment Evergreen Cemetery Southgate, KY. Memorials to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

William "Bill" Loos

William "Bill" Loos, 80, of Alexandria, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at the Saint Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thomas, KY. He was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War,a life member Campbell County VFW Post #3205, American Legion # 0219, Happy 100 Seniors, Kentucky Colonel, a stone & marble mason for over 40 years & a member of the Bricklayers Local #18. Bill is survived by his loving spouse of 56 years, Jean (Hartke) Loos, a son, Bill Loos of California, KY; one sister, Helen Cummins & one grandson. Visitation Sunday, July 22, 2012 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 23, 2012, 10:00 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Entombment Saint Stephen Mausoleum, Fort Thomas, KY. Memorials to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 South Loop Road, Edgewood, KY 41017 or to charity of donors choice

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Maynard Edward Schultz


Maynard Edward Schultz, 84, passed away on July 17, 2012 at his home in Highland Heights, KY. He was a Conductor with the CSX Railroad for 40 years. He was known for his ever present smile and the fact that he was the "unofficial mayor" of Highland Meadows. Maynard is preceded in death by his brother John. He is survived by his loving spouse Jean; daughters, Connie (Todd) Holden, Kimberly (Jarrod) Tiemeier, Rosalee (Gary) Wilson, Loma (Bob) Marqua, Kathie (Dave) Hillner; sister, Hilda Walter; brother, Robert Schultz; 10 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, July 20, 2012 at St. Joseph Church Cold Spring from 11:00 AM - 12:00PM with the Mass of Christian Burial following. Memorials to St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Road Edgewood, KY 41017. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Loretta Gibson


Loretta Hubbard Gibson, 79, of Alexandria, passed away on July 14, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Ft. Thomas. Loretta is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Phillip) Long of Alexandria, KY; 2 grandsons - Aaron (Emily) Long and Joshua Long; great granddaughter, Bailey Long. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 4 pm to 6 pm with Funeral Services following at 6 pm at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Barbourville Cemetery, Barbourville, KY. Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice, 85 N. Grand Ave, Ft. Thomas, KY 41075.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Darrell Glen Spicer

Darrell Glen Spicer, 50, of Foster, KY passed away on July 13, 2012. Darrell is survived by his daughter, Amanda; 2 Grandchildren, 2 Step Grandchildren; Mother, Linda; brothers, Kevin and Greg; sisters, Debby and Kim. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2012  at Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00AM to 11:00AM with the funeral service following at 11:00AM. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Jordan Michael Sand


Jordan Michael Sand, 15, of California, passed away on July 9, 2012 at his residence. He was a Sophomore at Campbell County High School where he was a member of the Swim Team, Ski Club and Track Team (Pole Vault). Jordan was a member Sts. Peter and Paul Church - California, KY; he enjoyed water skiing, robotics, playing the piano and was an avid grape grower at his family's vineyard. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Michael Sand, Ed Reed, Ken and Joann Goosman and his uncle, Gregory Sand. Jordan is survived by his Parents Raymond Sand and Nancy Reed Sand; brothers - Justin Sand, Jason Sand and his sister - Nicole Sand, all of California, KY; grandmother - Willa "Billie" Reed of Alexandria, KY; uncles - Eugene Sand, Robert Sand, Douglas Reed, Mark Reed, Jeff Reed, Matthew Reed and his aunt - Mary Perry. Visitation will be held Friday, July 13, 2012 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012, 10:00 am at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Alexandria, Kentucky. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Robert E. Gannon


Robert “Bob” E. Gannon, 81, of Highland Heights, KY, formerly of Toluca, IL, died Monday, July 9, 2012 at his home. Bob was an US Army Veteran & served in the Korean War in the 7th Division, as a Staff Sergeant First Class of the Medical Service Corps. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Lynn Gannon, his parents, Robert E. Gannon & Irene Wooden Gannon. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, sons, Gary (Cathey) & Greg (Tammy) Gannon, daughter, Gracia (Greg) Zink, 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren, sister, Maureen Juers & brother, John Gannon.  His spiritual birth in Jesus Christ was in 1968 at El Vista Baptist Church, Peoria, IL. Visitation Friday, July 13, 2012 11:00 AM until time of service at 12:00 PM at Wilton Mortuary Peoria, IL. Interment in  Swan Lake Memorial Gardens, Peoria, IL.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Nelda Scharfenberger

Nelda C. Scharfenberger, 79, of Alexandria, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2012 at home. She was a housewife. Nelda was preceded in death by her husband, Caroll Scharfenberger & a brother, Frank Houston. She is survived by her son, Terry (Marianne) Scharfenberger, 2 granddaughters, Heather (Tony) Scharfenberger & Kristen (Dustin) Scharfenberger, a great granddaughter, Kendall Kidd & a sister, Carolyn Flaugher. Visitation 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday, July 5, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 6, 2012, 10:00 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment Peach Grove Cemetery Peach Grove, KY. Memorials to Pine Grove Methodist Church, C\O Hilda Wright, 4309 Concord Caddo Road Falmouth, KY 41040 or to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 11212 Lees Road Alexandria, KY 41001

Donna Rae Michael



Donna Rae Michael, 75, passed away on  June 29, 2012 at her residence in Cold Spring, KY. She was preceded in death by her daughter Victoria Rae Galloway. She is survived by her husband, Donald Michael; son, Steven A. Michael Sr.; grandchildren, Angela Galloway Huskey and Steven A. Michael Jr. Services are at the convenience of the family. Interment at the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Monday, June 25, 2012

William "Bud" Erb

William “Bud” Erb, 75, of California, KY, died Monday, June 25, 2012 at his residence surrounded by loved ones. He was a retired union boilermaker. Bud was preceded in death by his parents Daisy & Earl Erb, sister, Laura Sand & daughter, Mary Lou Erb. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruth (Sand) Erb & his children, Donna (Mike) Eggie of Melbourne, KY, Debbie (Larry) Youngman of Peach Grove, KY, Gary (Cathy) Erb, Sharon (Keith) Nelson, David (Krista) Erb, Kathy (Paul) Geiger & Bobby Sand all of California, KY. Also survived by, 11 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 10:00 AM Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment GrandView Cemetery Mentor, KY. In lieu of flowers memorials may be  given to the William “Bud” Erb Memorial Fund at any PNC Bank.

Keith Allen McGohan

Keith Allen McGohan , 39, of Melbourne, passed away on  June 4, 2012, at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. He was a landscaper. Keith is survived by his parents, William McGohan & Regina Clos, brother, William McGohan; niece,  Berea McGohan; . Memorial service will be held on Monday, July 2, 2012, 6:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky, with Pastor Jamey Horton, officiating. After the memorial service family & friends are invited to Alexandria Church of God for a time of remembrance and refreshment. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to KAM PROJECT FOR HOPE, 16 Sunset Drive, Alexandria, KY 41001(for additional information about KAM 859-653-8631). Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Evy Buckler

Evy Buckler, 86, of Cold Spring, passed away on June 19, 2012 at her residence . She was a retired employee of the Palm Beach Company in Erlanger and Walmart in Alexandria. She was preceded in death by her parents Lee and Virginia Buckler; brothers, Walker, Chester and Ray Buckler; and her sister, Dorothy Bluhm. Evy is survived by her brothers, Dan (Ester) Buckler and Fred Buckler; sisters, Opal (Ken) Walters and Elsie (Bud) Fink; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Friday, June 22, 2012 with the funeral service starting at 1:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Interment will be in GrandView Cemetery, Mentor, KY.

Marion P. Lydon

Marion P. Lydon , 90, of Alexandria, passed away on June 20, 2012 at the Saint Elizabeth Hospice, Fort Thomas, KY. She was a retired secretary for Saint Elizabeth North Covington, KY . Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W. Lydon "2003" & a son Jimmy Lydon "2000". She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Heck, granddaughter, Kristi Schroeder, grandson, Ryan Heck & two great grandsons, Jacob & Lucas Schroeder; . Funeral service 5:00 PM Friday, June 22, 2012, with visitation from 3:00 pm until time of service at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Interment Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY. Memorials may be made to Saint Elizabeth Hospice, 85 N Grand Avenue, Fort Thomas, KY 41075.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Lillian Gilkey Carrier

Lillian Gilkey Carrier, 79, Loving wife, mother, and grandmother of Highland Heights, KY passed away on  June 15, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital Ft. Thomas, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl and her brother Roy Tillett. Lillian is survived by her daughter, Teena Devoto; son, Wayne Carrier; brothers, Ronald and George Tillett; grandsons, Chris, Connor, Brennan, and great-grandsons, Dylan, Dustin, Drew. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM with a brief prayer service at 12:45 PM.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Marie Bush

Marie Bush Stamper, 88, lived in Newport, Kentucky passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thomas. She was a retired employee of Queen City Dinette. Daughter of Joe and Hester Bush, Marie grew up in Breathitt County Kentucky. Her parents, Joe and Hester Bush preceded her in death.  Her son, Glen Stamper, preceded her in death in 1970.  Marie is survived by 2 daughters, Norma Jean Stamper of Newport and Ann McIntosh of Cold Spring, 3 sons, Thurlin Rue Roberts of Ft. Thomas, Donald (Sandy) Bush of Indiana & Elden Jr.(Nancy) Roberts of Burlington.  Her sister, Edna Griffith, and brother, Estill Bush reside in Breathitt County Kentucky. She had 12 grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, June 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky with funeral services 1:00 PM. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, KY.  Memorials can be made to St. Elizabeth Hospice of Northern KY or Cincinnati Association For the Blind.

Daisy Boden

Daisy Boden, 75, of New Albany, IN, formerly of Alexandria, KY, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital New Albany, IN. Mrs. Boden was born on September 14, 1936, in Venice, Florida, to the late Floyd Whidden and Janie (Carver) Whidden.  She was married 51 years to the late Edward Boden of Cold Springs, Kentucky.  Life led them to Cleveland, Georgia in 1979 where they raised three children; then to Alexandria, Kentucky for their retirement; after her husband’s death, she relocated to New Albany, Indiana.  She was a retired department manager for WALMART in Alexandria, KY.

Mrs. Boden is survived by her son Andrew Boden and his wife Nan of Altadena, California; son Raymond Boden of Los Angeles, California; daughter Christina Boden Williams and her husband Matthew of Jeffersonville, Indiana; and five grandsons. Visitation 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wednesday, June 13, 2012, with funeral service at 1:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Interment Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

James Robert Keeler



James Robert Keeler, 86, died Monday, May 14, 2012 at his home in Chattanooga, TN. Formerly of Fort Thomas, KY. He was a retired Engineering Supervisor for WKRC TV in Cincinnati, OH, a WWII Army Air Corps Veteran, Past President of Fort Thomas Optimist Club & Past President of Highlands Band Association. His work with WKRC, took him from their very first broadcast in April 1949 to switching WKRC-TV's first live program, The Skipper Ryle Show & in June of 2009 he was honored to flip the switch from analog tv to digital tv. He was also a member of Local #1224 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers as well as a certified member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. He is survived by his wife, JoAnne Schnitzler Keeler, a daughter, Terri Hundermer, two sons, Rob & Tim Keeler, step daughter, Barbara Brinkmann, 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren & 2 step grandsons. A Memorial Visitation 2:00 PM -5:00 PM Monday, June 11, 2012, with a Memorial Service at 5:00 PM, at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St. Alexandria, KY. Memorials contributions can be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Mary Ellen (Ziegler) Buchheit, 92, of Fort Thomas, KY. Born - February 24, 1920  died - June 1, 2012 she was a member of St. Mary Seniors, St. Stephens Mothers Club, St. Ann's Auxiliary. She also volunteered at Veterans Hospital in Ft. Thomas. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill and daughter Ruth Zeis. Mary is survived by her son, Joe (Pam) Buchheit; daughters, Elaine (Jerry) Makin, Janet (Ray) Hildebrand, Jean (Jim) Fry, Jane (Matt) Scharstein; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM at St. Marys Catholic Church, Alexandria, KY with the Mass of Christian burial following. Memorials to: Hospice of the Bluegrass 7388 Turfway Rd. Florence, KY 41042.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Alec Daniel Earls


Alec Daniel Earls, infant son of Aaron Earls & Julie Jacks, died Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. He is also survived by two brothers, Austin Herdman & Ayden Earls, grandparents, Doug & Donna Futscher & Doug & Tammy Earls, great grandparents, Rev. Roy & Helen Caudill & Betty McIntire. Visitation 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Tuesday, May 29, 2012 with funeral services at 12:30 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill, KY.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Allen L. Baker






Allen L. Baker, 75, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at his home in Grant’s Lick, KY. He retired after 43 years at Siemens in Norwood, OH and was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of Grant’s Lick Baptist Church, a member of the Campbell County High School Athletic Hall of Fame and a coach for many Campbell County Knothole Baseball teams. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judy Schweitzer Baker, two daughters, Cindy (Richard) Hardy and Debbie Dunn, two sons, Lee Allen (Judy) Baker and Barry Baker, a sister, Carolee (Tony) Pfefferman. Also survived by seven grandchildren and a great grandson. Visitation 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral services 1:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Grant’s Lick Baptist Church, 941 Clay Ridge Road, Alexandria, KY 41001.









Thursday, May 17, 2012

Katherine Minnie Parnell

Katherine Minnie Parnell, 94, of Fort Thomas (formerly of Melbourne), passed away on May 16, 2012. She was a loving mother who was devoted to her church and family. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband Ralph, son, Ralph Jr. and daughters, Katherine Parnell,  JoAnn Strange. She is survived by daughters, Jennifer Moore, Judy Strange, sons, Terry and Russell Parnell, 18 Grandchildren, 43 Great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Monday, May 21, 2012 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Alexandria Funeral Home with the funeral services being held on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 11:00 am at the Glenwood Baptist Church. Memorials to: Glenwood Baptist Church Building Fund.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Arthur Schack


Arthur William Schack, 63, of Fort Thomas, KY, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. Art was a graduate of Bishop Brossart High School, Thomas More College and the University of Illinois with a degree in mathematics.  He was a devoted member of St. Thomas Church in Fort Thomas and of St. Peter Forester Court 1492 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Twelve Mile. He was currently employed with Fifth Third Bank as a computer programmer. He is survived by his brother, Richard G. Schack of Alexandria, his sister, Margaret M. Schack of Highland Heights, his aunt, Vera Krutzkamp of Twelve Mile and many friends. Visitation 10 AM – 11:45 AM Monday, May 21, 2012  at Sts. Peter & Paul Church with Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 PM. A reception immediately following Mass until 4:00 PM at Sts. Peter & Paul Social Center. Memorials may be given to Sts. Peter & Paul Church Building Fund or to St. Peter Forester Court, 2162 California Crossroads California, KY 41007, or Bishop Brossart High School, 4 Grove Street, Alexandria, KY 41001. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Tracy Perry

Tracy Perry, 50, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012 Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She was previously employed for 11 years at the Internal Revenue Service Covington, KY, she was a member of Mentor Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband and best friend, Ed Perry, mother, Cecile Auchter, stepson, Eddy Perry, two sisters, Barbara King and Heather Coy, two brothers, Scott & Troy Styer. Visitation 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Mentor Baptist Church. Funeral Services 12:00 PM at the Church. Interment Grand View Cemetery Mentor, KY. Memorials may be made to Mentor Baptist Church, 3724 Smith Road, Mentor, KY 41007. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com

Monday, May 14, 2012

LeRoy Mains Jr

LeRoy Mains Jr., 52, of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away on May 10, 2012. He was a retired Navy veteran who served during Desert Storm and many other tours of duty. LeRoy was known for loving his motorcycles and his cappuccino. LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents LeRoy and Alice Mains. He is survived by his son, Tony Mains of Jacksonville, FL; brother, Matthew Mains; sisters, Cindy Schmidt, Lorena Thomas, Melissa Pratt and Martha Murphy;15 Nieces and Nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 18th at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Cold Spring from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM with the service following at Noon. Memorials to: Immanuel Baptist Church Prison Ministry 1237 Rocky View Drive, Cold Spring, Ky 41076. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Margaret 'Peggy" Ryan Miller

Margaret “Peggy” Ryan Miller, 66, of Grant’s Lick, KY, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood, KY.  Peggy was born May 2, 1946 in Williamson, West Virginia, the loving daughter of the late Reverend James T. Ryan and the late Anna Belle Ryan (nee Golder).  She was a retired teacher from Campbell County High School Alexandria, KY. Peggy was a member of First Baptist Church of Cold Spring and a speaker for the Voice of The Martyrs. She is survived by her devoted husband, Robert G. Miller Sr., stepson, Robert G. Miller Jr., sister, Rose Bell, brother, Patrick Ryan and two grandchildren, Tanner and Taylor Miller. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday, May 14, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring. Funeral Services 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the Church. Interment Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY. Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, 4410 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or to the Voice of the Martyrs, P.O. Box 443 Bartlesville, OK 74005-0443. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Gloria Shelton

Gloria Shelton, 75, of Alexandria, KY, passed away May 11,2012 at St.Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She was a retired cook from BethesdaHospital. She is survived by two sons, George W. (Marilyn) Shelton Jr. &Guy L. Shelton, five brothers, Tom, Larry, Earl, Ed & Jerry Tallon, two sisters, Joyce Barth & Annette Cummins, four grandchildren & three great grandchildren. Services are at the convenience of the family.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Jay Teegarden

Jay Teegarden, 74, of Grant's Lick, KY, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012 at his home . He was a Realtor & Auctioneer for Teegarden Realty & Auctions, Past President of Campbell County Board of Realtors, 1984 Realtor of the Year of Campbell County, member of Grant's Lick Baptist Church, former Naval Reservist & a life member (50 years) of Aspen Grove Masonic Lodge # 397 F.& A.M. of Alexandria, KY;. Jay is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Sue (Webster) Teegarden, 2 sons, Randy (Kathy) Teegarden, Danny Teegarden, daughter, Jerilin (Mark) Morris, 3 sisters, Jeri Sue (Bob) Harrison, Peggy (Joe) Caruso & Jan Ellen (Gene) Brewer, 3 brothers, Delbert Teegarden, Eddy (Judy) Teegarden, Dennis (Nancy) Teegarden, 4 grandchildren, Lee Allen Teegarden, Mandy Thomas, Andrea Morris & Kellie Teegarden, 2 great grandchildren, Brenna Thomas & Russ Thomas. Visitation will be 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Monday, May 14, 2012 at Grant's Lick Baptist Grant's Lick, KY. Funeral services will begin at 5:00 PM on Monday, May 14, at the Grant's Lick Baptist Church. Interment Oakland Cemetery. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 6612 Dixie Hwy Ste 2A, Florence, KY 41042 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road Ste. #202, Florence, KY 41042. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

James R. Works

James R. Works, 66, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at his home with his family by his side. He was owner\operator of J & M Hauling & Excavation of Alexandria, KY. Jim was a member of the Bob White Club of Alexandria. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Matthew Massella also preceded by his brothers, Ronnie & Kenny Works & a sister Kathy Works. He is survived by his wife, Marcey (Fry) Works; two sons, Randy (Shelly) Works & Rob (Shelly) Works; daughter, Kathy (Michael) Massella; sister, Jean Glahn; five grandchildren, Brandon Works, Matt Yelton, Cory Works, Kaelyn Massella & Landon Massella; one great grandson, Cooper James Works. Memorial visitation 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Memorial service 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorials: Bob White Club, 10446 Licking Pike, Alexandria, KY 41001.


Tuesday, May 8, 2012

James Edwin Schultz

James Edwin Schultz, 59, of Melbourne, KY. passed away May 5, 2012, at Saint Elizabeth in Edgewood, KY. He is survived by his two daughters, Marsha (Travis) Bach & Bobbi Jo (Bryan) Collins; son, Doug (Lauren) Schultz; sisters, Carol Short, Ruth Hessling & Marilyn Kramer. Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, May 11, 2012, 6:30 PM, at Saint Philip Church Melbourne, KY.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Thomas H. Jenkins, Sr.


Thomas H. Jenkins, Sr., 92, of Silver Grove, passed away on May 6, 2012 at St. Elizabeth in Ft. Thomas. Mr. Jenkins was a retired salesman and served in the Navy during WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann (Bedel) Jenkins in 2009. Survivors include 2 sons, Thomas H.(Janet) Jenkins Jr., Gary Wayne (Charlene) Jenkins; daughter, Patricia Lynn (Ron) Blair; 3 sisters, Etta Mae Rifkin, Amizetta Neiser and Margaret Moher; brother, Robert Walker Jenkins; 6 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. A Memorial Visitation will be held Friday, May 11, 2012 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St., Alexandria, KY 41001. Memorial Services will follow at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Graveside Services will be held Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 10:00 am at the Alexandria Cemetery. Online condolences: alexandriafh.com

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Helen C. Martin

Helen C. Martin, 75, of Cold Spring, KY, died Friday, May 4, 2012 at her residence. She was a homemaker & a member of Asbury United Methodist Church of Highland Heights, KY. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, James E. Martin; two daughters, Catherine (John) Miller & Cynthia (Troy) Clousson; one son Daniel (Denise) Martin;  12 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Also survived by numerous brothers & sisters.  Memorial service 10am Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Highland Heights, KY. Lunch and drinks at 1087 Blossom Dr. Cold Spring, KY – stop by any time after 11:00 AM.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Carl Auchter

Carl A. Auchter , 78, of Mentor, KY, passed away on  May 2, 2012 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thomas . He was a member and Senior Deacon of Mentor Baptist Church, Korean War Veteran, member of Grand View Cemetery Board of Directors &  a retired senior lineman after 34 years of service with Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company. Carl was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Jean Auchter. Carl is survived by his wife of 22 years, Cecile Styer Auchter; , a daughter, Carla Hearn: a son, Tony Auchter; 3 step daughters, Barbara King, Tracy Perry & Heather Coy; 2 step sons, Scott & Troy Styer;  2 sisters,  Carolyn  Eshman & Alberta Kemplin; also survived by  three grandchildren & eight great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday, May 6, 2012, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 7, 2012, 11:00 AM at the Mentor Baptist Church, Mentor, Kentucky, with Reverend Shane Brewer, officiating. Interment Grand View Cemetery, Mentor, KY. Memorials can be made to Mentor Baptist Church, 3724 Smith Road, Mentor, KY 41007. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.