Obituaries published in the Jessamine Journal 12.27.18

Published 12:45 pm Friday, December 28, 2018

Dr. Theodore

Jackson Reynolds III

April 25, 1922 – Dec. 20, 2018

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Dr. Theodore Jackson Reynolds III passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Born on April 25, 1922 in Ravenna, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Tula Jane McCorkle and Theodore Jackson Reynolds II and brother of the late George Reynolds and Virginia Comley. Doc, as he was known to most everyone, lived a full and active life and brought much joy to all that he met with his signature laugh.

While he was stationed as a Young Navy sailor in Bremerton, WA he met the love of his life, the late Dolores Florence Park with whom he shared 70 years of adventures . After he served in The Navy in the Pacific theatre, the couple lived in Chicago until he received his Optometric degree, and then choose Nicholasville to make their home in 1952.

Dr. Reynolds, who was a member of the Nicholasville Methodist Church, was deeply involved in the community as a leader in a wide-range of civic, educational, and charitable organizations, serving as past President of the Rotary Club of Nicholasville, and receiving the prestigious Paul Harris Award. He was a 33* Mason and loved volunteering, especially for educational organizations. He was proud to be a Kentucky Colonel and one of the Founding members of the Lone Oak Country Club & Jessamine County Sportsman Club. In addition, Dr. Reynolds, had many interests including a passion for traveling with the Sunshine RV Campers, developing real estate, fishing and boating on Herrington Lake, and working as a gentleman farmer. 

He is survived by his daughter Vickie Reynolds (Edward) Akelman of Barrington, Rhode Island, son (Ted) Theodore J. Reynolds IV (Charlott) of Nicholasville, KY, Granddaughters Kassi (JT) O’Brien of Henrico, VA, Dr. Tara Reynolds of Arlington, VA, Grandsons Christopher Reynolds (Diana) Akelman of Boston, MA, Matthew Reynolds Akelman of Charleston, SC, and Great-Grandchildren Evelyn & Addison O’Brien. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am, Monday, December 24, 2018 at Betts & West Funeral Home, with burial in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens in Nicholasville. 

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23 at the funeral home. Friends and family may leave condolences and memories on his tribute page at

Clyde L. Vinson

Nov. 28, 1947 – Dec. 24, 2018

Clyde L. Ninson, 71, died Dec. 24, 2018. No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Juanita Wilson

April 9, 1925 – Dec. 19, 2018

Juanita House Wilson, 93, the matriarch of the Wilson family joined her loving husband Judge Milton Wilson in eternal rest. Juanita was a native of Jessamine County born April 9, 1925, one of five children of the late Arthur and Lois Peel House. Not only was she a homemaker that included skills in quilting, painting pictures, doing ceramics, and being an expert seamstress, but during her lifetime she had been an employee of the Jessamine County Clerk’s office, secretary for her husband while he was serving as Judge, assisted him in farming, and running the grocery at Hager’s and Wilson’s Grocery Stores.

She will be fondly remembered by her sons Glenn E. Wilson, wife Julie, and Allen Arthur Wilson, wife Chris, grandchildren Carrie Lynn Wilson, Heather Leigh Baker, husband Keith, and James Grant Wilson, great grandchildren Kaleb Nicholas and Hannah Lexi Baker, as well as several nieces and nephews. Juanita was preceded in death by brothers William Fountain and Jude House and sisters Mary and Lucille Hill.

A Remembrance Service will be held 1 p.m. Today at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest following the service beside her husband in Maple Grove Cemetery. Honoring her as pallbearers will be Steve Benton, Chris Johns, Shawn Preston, James Grant Wilson, Roy Hill, and Andy Johns. Honorary Bearers will be Howard Downing, Jesse Bruner, Ron Hale, Ed Easterly, Carrie Wilson, Heather Baker, Robert Thompson, Bradley Johns, Audra Meighan, Tommy Welch, Danny Berry, Michael Hill, Harold Hill, Terry Foster, Fray Duncan, Danny House, and Allen Peel.

The family will greet friends on Thursday beginning at 11 a.m. before the service. The family wishes to express their thanks to the Staff at Wesley Village for the kind and loving care they gave Juanita for the past seven years, as all were truly blessed for her to have such a loving home. Donations may be made in her memory to the Wesley Village Staff Christmas Fund. Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Juanita Wilson. Sign her Guestbook and view video Tribute at

Anna Jones Mullican

July 11, 1931 – Dec. 21, 2018

Anna Jones Mullican, 87, widow of Isaac Louis Jones and William Alfred Mullican, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born in Jessamine County on July 11, 1931 to the late Benjamin Franklin “B.F.” Montgomery and Madeline Carter Montgomery. Anna was retired from Standard Products in Lexington, Kentucky after 31 years.

Survivors include sons, Victor Jones and his wife Lynn and Donald “Grizz” Jones and his wife Prachid “Al” and a brother, Isaac Montgomery, 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and other family members. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Laura Gail Young and Debra Kaye Adams, three grandchildren, one great-grandchild and brothers, Harry, Charles and Cecil Montgomery.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 at Betts & West Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Bales officiating. Burial will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Online guestbook

Marguerite Holmes Doyle

Jan. 24, 1920 – Dec. 19, 2018

Marguerite Holmes Doyle, 98, of Nicholasville, widow of George Forrest Doyle, died on Dec. 19, 2018.

She was born Jan. 24, 1920 in Vaiden, Mississippi. She graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1942, and earned a degree in Pharmacy. A veteran of WWII, she served in the United States Navy at the Yards and Docks in Washington D.C., and at the Naval Ammunition’s Depot in Crane, Indiana. She was a long-time employee of the Drug Mart in Nicholasville, a lifetime member of the Nicholasville United Methodist Church, a member of the Clio Club, the Woman’s Club of Central Kentucky and a long-time volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital. Survivors include her children Jeanne Arnold (Charles), George Doyle and Ben Doyle (Teresa); grandchildren Robert Doyle (Jessica), Lauren Arnold (Louis Brenner) and Ashley Arnold; and great grandchildren Andrew Doyle, Aly Doyle, Marguerite Brenner, Simon Brenner and Asha Brenner.

A graveside service will be held in Smithfield, Kentucky, on Dec. 28. No funeral service is planned per her request. The family requests no flowers. Contributions may be made in her memory to The Friends of Shaker Village at, to Living Water International, 4001 Greenbriar Drive, Stafford, Texas 77477 or to any charity of your choice.

The family would also like to express their deepest appreciation to a very special caregiver, Kathy Thompson. Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home is honored to be chosen to provide care for the Doyle. This obituary was lovingly submitted by Marguerite’s family. To sign her Guestbook, go to