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Obituaries published July 27, 2017

Judy Hammonds  

Nov. 6, 1946 – July 19, 2017

Judy Francis May Hammonds, 70, wife of Gary Hammonds, passed Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born November 6, 1946, in Louisa, Ky. to the late Patrick and Fay Preston May. Judy was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and the Lexington Women’s Bowling League. She was an avid UK basketball fan, and liked to bowl and play bingo. Family survivors are three children, Tracy (William) Peel, Corey (Whitney) Hammonds, Joshua (Amanda) Hammonds; six grandchildren, Zachary Hammonds, Stephanie (Joshuha) Sparks, Brady Hammonds, Mayson Hammonds, Aubree Hammonds, Ava Hammonds; seven great grandchildren; one sister, Karen (Lonnie) Fields; three brothers, Danny (Linda) May, Patrick (Ellen) May, Kevin (Sheryl) May and other family members. She was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Spears and a brother, David May. Service was 4 p.m. on Saturday at Lighthouse Baptist Church with Pastor Tommy Morrow officiating. Visitation was from 1 p.m. Saturday until time of service at the church. Burial was 10 a.m. Monday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Betts and West Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Anderson

Dec. 10, 1946 – July 20, 2017

Bobby Lee Anderson, 70, husband of Mary, passed Thursday. Service was 11:30 a.m. on Monday at Betts & West Funeral Home. Betts & West was honored to serve.

Remious Day Jr.

April 29, 1942 – July 21, 2017

Remious Day, Jr., 75, husband of Bernice Morgan Day, died Friday. Service was at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Brookside Baptist Church. Betts & West in charge of arrangements.

Betty Jo Martin

July 27, 1926 – July 23, 2017

Betty Jo Martin, 90, widow of William, passed Sunday. Service Thursday (today) 9 a.m. Cathedral of Christ the King. Betts & West in charge of arrangements.

Amos Walker 

October 1, 1929 – July 24, 2017

Amos Walker, 87, died peacefully July 24, 2017. He was a member of Logana Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Marce and Lillian Walker. He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Walker, their twin infants, Judy and Judith, a son, James Walker and a great granddaughter, Charis Ava Walker. Survivors include five children, Ronnie and Janet Walker of North Carolina, Peggy Woods, Wanda and Bobby Huddleston, Debra and Roy Cheek and Robbie Walker, all of Nicholasville, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a brother-n-law, Stanley Stinnett. . Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Thursday (today) at Logana Baptist Church with Bro. Steve Ashley officiating. Burial will follow in Mose Reynolds Cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday from 5 until 9 p.m. at Betts & West Funeral Home. Bearers will be David Walker, Tommy and Adam Cheek, Amos Huddleston, Alex Fogle, Sonny Huddleston, Kaleb Playforth, Willie Pettit and J.W. Tipton. Honorary bearers will be Troy and Ken Hargis, Mike House, Tommy Burton, Stanley Stinnett, Stan Stinnett, Paul Hendrix, Bobby Jacobs and Taylor Prather.

Don L. Benton  

July 12, 1936 – July 24, 2017

Don L. Benton, 81, devoted husband of Norma Jo Bertram Benton and loving father to Sandi (Bryan) Curd and Patti (Mark) Miller and grandson Joseph Miller, passed away on July 24, 2017. In addition to his wife and daughters, he is survived by his sisters, Paula Bertram, Susan (Charles) Moore, and he will be fondly remembered as Uncle Don to many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grandon and Esther Crutchfield Benton and brothers, Grandon Parker and William Harold Benton. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday (today) at Betts & West Funeral Home with Rev. DeWayne Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. on Thursday (today) until time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brookside Baptist Church in Nicholasville.

Bobby Houp

Aug. 23, 1956 – July 20, 2017

Hager & Cundiff was honored to serve the family of Bobby Houp, 60, who leaves his memories with five brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.