Hager & Gundiff Obituaries published November 30 in The Jessamine Journal
Published 10:17 am Thursday, November 30, 2017
Aug. 19, 1948 – Nov. 24, 2017
Hager & Cundiff is honored to serve the family of Margaret “Meg” Reed, sister of Dan and Adalyn. Service 6 p.m. Friday at the Nicholasville Christian Church.
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Joyce J. Slugantz
Jan. 19, 1935 – Nov. 16, 2017
Joyce Johns Slugantz, wife of John, passed Thursday. Service was 1 p.m. Monday at Edgewood Baptist Church. Visitation was Sunday. Betts & West was in charge of arrangements.
Virgie Ann Yerian Hill
May 19, 1925 – Nov. 23, 2017
Virgie Ann Yerian Hill, 92, died Thurs., Nov. 23, 2017. No services are planned at this time. www.clarklegacycenter.com.
Evelyn Christine Wiggs Richardson Wiley
April 30, 1927 – Nov. 11, 2017
Evelyn Christine Wiggs Richardson Wiley, 90, passed Friday. Service was 2 p.m. Wednesday at Betts & West Funeral Home. Visitation was Wednesday. Betts & West was in charge of the arrangements.
William G. Walter
March 13, 1937 – Nov. 25, 2017
William G. Walter Sr., 80, husband of Carolyn, died Saturday. Service was 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 at Betts & West Funeral Home. Visitation was Wednesday.
Sept. 7, 1949 – Nov. 27, 2017
Rebecca “Becky” Ruth Montgomery Colliver, 68, of Nicholasville, Ky. joined the God she loved and served as she passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home Nov. 27, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.
Born Sept. 7, 1949, in Lexington, Ky., she was the daughter of the late W.C. “Jerry” and Jennie (Caudill) Montgomery of Lexington. Becky was a retired school counselor for the Jessamine County School District. She served in the Fayette and Jessamine County School Districts for 27 years as an elementary school teacher and junior high and middle school counselor. She never met a stranger, and she was a hostess to many.
After retiring from her service there, she continued to serve her community in hospitality roles and as a “Flocker” with her home church, Central Baptist Church, as well as being the “Chow Woman” for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Kentucky’s annual Extreme Build. She enjoyed serving with the UK Women’s Club and serving with her professional organizations Kentucky School Counselor Association and Kentucky Counseling Association, the latter of which she was President. She also loved spending time in her winter retreat at Panama City Beach, Fla.
She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Don; her children, Jeremy (Laura) Colliver of Snellville, GA, and Jason (Naomi) Colliver of Alexandria, Ky.; her four grandchildren, Blaine, Molly, Lucy and Colt, and expecting another grandson, Liam, in December; as well as two nieces and two nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Ellen Montgomery Holder; brother-in-law, LTC Neville E. M. Holder; and sister-in-law, Lois Davis Colliver.
Visitation will be held at Central Baptist Church, 110 Wilson Downing Rd., Lexington, Ky. 40517 on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.and Saturday at 10 a.m. before the Memorial Celebration. Her Memorial Celebration will be held at Central Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. with interment to follow in the Lexington Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the Rebecca Ruth Montgomery Colliver Scholarship Fund with Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, 400 East College Street, Box 358, Georgetown, KY 40324.
Nov. 20, 1955 – Nov. 23, 2017
Hager & Cundiff was proud to serve the family of Timothy Himes: wife Carolyn and children Joe, Troy, Tina, Tarina, Shannon, Kevin, Alexis, Amanda and Nikki.
Donna Gail Houp Wesley
May 7, 2017 – Nov. 23, 2017
Donna Gail Houp Wesley, 46, wife of Kirby passed Thursday. Service was at 1 p.m. Friday at Betts & West Funeral Home. Visitation from 4–8 p.m. today.
Jack “Jacky” T. Young
Aug. 13, 1963 – Nov. 27, 2017
Jack “Jacky” Todd Young, 54, husband of Cheryl, passed Monday. Service is 1 p.m. Thursday at Betts & West Funeral Home. Visitation Thursday 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
April 30, 1933 – Nov. 23, 2017
Hager & Cundiff was honored to serve the family of Charles Crabb, 84, wife Linda, children Stacey and Justin, proud Navy veteran and beloved Walmart greeter.