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OBITUARIES

Marjorie Louise Pickett, age 99, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at her home. She was born in Harrison County on September 12, 1922 to the late Orville William and Mary Lou Angel Dowd. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Bannister Pickett; two sons, George Pickett, Gordon Pickett; and ten brothers and sisters.


She is survived by one son, David Wayne Pickett; one daughter, Mary (Gary) Taylor; one sister, Lena Walden; five grandchildren, BJ Sizemore, Ryan Pickett, Laura Pickett, Allen Picket, Lisa Pickett; and several great-grandchildren.


A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 17th at 2:00 PM, with visitation beginning at 12:00 PM. Burial will be at Robinson Family Cemetery on Stringtown Webber Rd. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Bluegrass Care Navigators, 1317 US Hwy 27 N, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

 

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Brenda Carol Fryman, age 71, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022, at Grand Haven Nursing Home in Cynthiana. She was born in Harrison County, on July 13, 1950, to the late John Marshall and Lillian Garnetta Mattox Fryman. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by one sister, Penny Fryman.


She is survived by one sister, Connie Sue Franklin; and five nieces and nephews, Susan Bryan, Joseph Murphy, Rebecca Murphy, Bryan Franklin, James Franklin.


A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 15th, at 11:00 AM, at Ware Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday, January 14th, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Burial will be in Pythian Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lair United Methodist Church, c/o Kathy Young, 2366 Oddville Sunrise Rd., Cynthiana, KY 41031.

 

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Wanda Nichols Stone, age 74, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at Baptist Health in Lexington. She was born in Harrison County, on March 25, 1947, to the late Jonathan Nichols and Heelen Fryman Nichols.


She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Walter Stone; one son, Chris (Robin) Stone; one daughter, Kim Stone-Yonts; one sister, Pam Snapp; four grandchildren, Luke Stone, Alli Stone, Reagan Yonts, and Kendall Hacker.


Wanda was a veteran teacher for the Harrison County school system, teaching and caring for children for more than 30 years.


A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 14th, at 11:00 AM at Ware Funeral Home, with visitation beginning at 5:00 PM, on Thursday, January 13th. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 304 Whittington Rd., Suite 102, Louisville, KY 40222.

 

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Peggy Sue Shields, age 60, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022, at her home. She was born in Versailles, Kentucky, on August 25, 1961, to the late Raymond Shields and Polly Ann Garnett Fryman. Also preceded in death by two brothers, Bill Ireland, John Toomey; and a special friend, William Giles.


She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Toomey; a daughter, Starla Shields; grandchildren, Lacresia Hollingshed, Javonte Shields, Anastasia Shields, Alexis Shields, and Malachi Foxx; great granddaughter Leilani Hollingshed; companion, Paula Clay; and special friends, Shirley Wheeler, and Julie Harrington.


A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 15th, at 12:00 PM at Cynthiana Baptist Church, with visitation beginning at 11:00 AM. View and sign the guest book www.warefuneralhome.com

Melvin M. French, age 72, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022 in Huntersville, NC. He was born in Robertson County on January 16, 1949 to the late William Keith and Junita Myers French. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by a son, Donald Keith French, four brothers, Donald Keith French, Jerry Wayne French, Ray Eugene French, William Darrell French; and one sister, Emma Pratt.


He is survived by his wife, Kathy E. French; one son, Timothy Todd French; four stepchildren, Dawn (Dee) Minton, Roy (Audra) Jennings, James Jennings, Auri (Scott) Huisman; three sisters, Geneva French, Patty (Rick) Dixon, Dian (Billy) Beckett; two grandchildren, Dustin (Lyndsey) French, Kasey (Jeremy) Hamm; and four great-grandchildren, Coleman Paul French, Emma Grace Hamm, Sadie Elizabeth Hamm, Josie Kate Hamm.


A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 16th at 3:00 PM at Ware Funeral Home, with visitation beginning at 2:00 PM. Pastor Sammy Harris will officiate the services. Burial will be in Kentontown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a hospice location, or to a charity of your choice.

 

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Richard Allan Lanthorn, age 57, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at his home. He was born in Maysville, KY on December 17, 1964 to Edgar Allen and Barbara Kerr Shaw Lanthorn.


Besides his parents he is survived by his husband, James Michael Sallee; and two sons, Mason Lanthorn, Carter Lanthorn.


Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Cynthiana Christian Church Scholarship Fund, PO Box 236 Cynthiana, KY 41031.

 

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Elizabeth Nichole Stanfield, 28, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022.

Born November 16, 1993 in Harrison County, she was a licensed CNA, a talented pianist and member of Wagoner’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her mother, Lori Watkins (Jeffrey Alan) Seivers; her father, Robert (Antonia) Stanfield; 2 sons, Elliot Wayne & Cooper Alan Burkhart; her grandmothers, Bettye Watkins and Nina Stanfield; and 7 siblings.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Jerry Wayne Watkins and Clyde Stanfield, and a sister, Olivia Stanfield.

A private celebration of Elizabeth’s life will be held at Wagoner’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions to the Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home to assist with funeral costs are greatly appreciated by the family.

Opal Frances Noel Griffin, 77, wife of the late Paul Griffin, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Grand Haven Nursing Home.

Born August 10, 1944 in Scott County to the late Clarence & Gracie B. White Noel, she was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed needle-crafting and was of the Christian faith.

Surviving are 4 children: Connie (Ronald T., Jr.) Kiskaden, of Cynthiana, Elizabeth Mathison, of Hudson, Wisconsin, Wade (Wanda) Field, of Jordan, Minnesota, and William Clyde Field, of St. Bonifacius, Minnesota; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were 6 brothers & sisters: Maggie Logsdon, Ola Wright, Odella West, Melissa Noel, Bill Noel and John Noel.

Following cremation no services will be held.