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OBITUARIES

Roenah Maxine Brady Whitson, age 86, passed away Saturday, July 17 at home. She was born in Nicholas County on March 14, 1935 to the late Gayle and Georgia Campbell Brady.


Besides her parents, she is preceded on death by her husband, Freddie Walker Whitson; one son, Freddie Walker Whitson Jr.; one sister, Betsy Logan Weddle; one grandson, Logan Trent Fryman; one granddaughter, Lisa Marie Fryman.


She is survived by one son, Carl (Rhonda) Whitson; three daughters, Linda (Michael) Beckett, Freda Gayle Saunders, Betty (David) Logan Richardson; one daughter in law, Gloria Faye Whitson; fourteen grandchildren, Michael Lynn Beckett, Gayle Ross Beckett, Amanda Marie Beckett, Georgia Shuran Keesy, Sarah Maxine Hunt, Seth Taylor Saunders, Penny Nichole Fryman, Justin Lee Richardson, Brandon Hopkins, Angela Louise Phelps, Megan Faye James, Jeremy Walker Whitson, Carlena Denae Crawford, Carl David Whitson; thirty beloved great grandchildren and three very special great, great grandchildren.


A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, July 21 at 11:00 AM at Ware Funeral Home with Bro. John Chamberlin officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 19 from 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM at Ware Funeral Home. Burial will be at Battle Grove Cemetery.


Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Lyn Beckett, Gayle Ross Beckett, Jeremy Walker Whitson, Seth Taylor Saunders, Carl David Whitson, Logan Tate Cummins. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Bluegrass Care Navigators/Hospice of the Bluegrass at 1317 US-62 Cynthiana, KY 41031. View and sign the guest book www.warefuneralhome.com

Mary Catherine O’Connell Lenz, age 51, passed away Wednesday, July 14 at home. She was born in Harrison County on November 12, 1969 to the late James O’Connell Sr. and Dorothy Mariweather O’Connell.


Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by one brother, Michael O’Connell.


She is survived by her husband, Robert Lenz; three brothers, James O’Connell Jr., Paul (Terri) O’Connell, Phillip O’Connell; one daughter, Jamie O’Connell; two sons, Michael O’Connell and Jonathan O’Connell.


Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. View and sign the guest book www.warefuneralhome.com

Lloyd G. Penticoff Jr., age 62, passed away Wednesday, July 14th at Hospice of Hope in Maysville, KY. He was born in Portland, Oregon on August 20, 1958 to the late Lloyd G. Penticoff Sr. and Diane Marilyn Jones Penticoff.


Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by one sister, Katherine Marie Lewis.


He is survived by two brothers, Alejandro Penticoff and Danny Penticoff; five sisters, Sherry Lynn Jones, Deborah Helen Wilson, Barbara Ann Lewis, Diane Miller and Bernardina Maria Miller.


Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. View and sign the guest book www.warefuneralhome.com

Reese Allen Garrison passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky on October 31, 1986 to Tracy Lucky and the late Darren Garrison.


Besides his father, he is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Garnett Lucky, and paternal grandmother, Linda Garrison.


Besides his mother, he is survived by his daughters, Brooklyn Marie and Kaylee Emma Shae; his maternal grandmother, Mona Lucky, and his paternal grandfather, Fred Garrison; two sisters, Maegan (Derek) Rice, and Keeley (Josh) Waits; one nephew, Jayceon Hill; one niece, Paisley Waits; a special friend, Kristen Freeman; and a host of extended family members.


Reese never met a stranger, he was loved beyond measure, and will be deeply missed by many.
Private services will be held at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to The Hope Center at hopectr.org, directed to the Men’s Recovery Center, or via mail to P.O. Box 6, Lexington, Kentucky 40588

Betty Louise Schanding Howard, age 87, passed away Wednesday, July 14th at home. She was born in Harrison County on June 15, 1934 to the late William Thomas and Zelphia Maine Schanding.


Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Eugene Howard; one daughter, Paula Kay Howard; two great grandchildren, Carley Yazell and Glen “Trace” Yazell III; eight brothers, E.T., Clarence, Raymond, Paul, Gene, Lewis, Leroy and George Schanding.


She is survived by two daughters, Donna (Harold) Martin, Lana Jean (Rickey) White; two brothers, Joe and Donald Schanding; two sisters, Ann Chapman, Judy Blethen; six grandchildren, Erick (Cill) White, Daniel (Michelle) Martin, Jarrod (Summer) Martin, Betsy (David Earl) Thomas, Brett Wade, Ashley (Glen) Yazell; fifteen great grandchildren, Dakota White, Gracie White, Haley White, Payton Martin, Bella Martin, Alana Thomas, Liam Martin, Nicholas Thomas, Nathaniel Thomas, Tyler Thomas, Tinley Yazell, Charlie Yazell, Raylee Yazell, Brock Wade and Kamden Wade.


A Memorial Service will be held Friday, July 23rd at 6:00 PM at Ware Funeral Home with Dr. Stephen Besson and Charlotte Tincher officiating with visitation beginning at 4:00 PM until the time of service. Burial will be at a later date for the convenience of the family.


In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass at 1317 US-62, Cynthiana, KY 41031. View and sign the guest book www.warefuneralhome.com