Obituaries published in the Jessamine Journal 5.16.19
Doris Merriman Adams
July 1, 1948 – May 12, 2019
Doris Marie Merriman Adams, daughter of the late George and Easter Arrowood Merriman of Wilmore passed on to her heavenly home on Mother’s Day, May 12 2019. Her last days were spent surrounded in love by her family and friends at Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Doris was retired after 40 years from Asbury University where she served as the director of the college post office. She was an honorary graduate of Asbury College Class of 1986. She served the Jessamine County community as an emergency medical technician and one of the founding members of the Jessamine County Rescue Squad and was a member of the High Bridge Church of the Nazarene, Doris leaves behind 3 siblings Greenberry and Bertha Merriman and Patricia Cheek her 4 Children Melissa (Robert) Houp, Georgia (Martin) Perkins, Rebecca (John) Schaefer and Johnathan (Tracy Eckler-Adams) all of Jessamine County KY and the father of her children Larry Adams. She has 21 Grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and hundreds of honorary Asbury children, co-workers and care givers that loved and cherished her.
Her Family will receive visitors for a celebration of her life at Clark Legacy Center 601 East Brannon Road in Nicholasville today from 5 to 8 p.m. and funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday May 17 with burial to follow at the Wilmore Cemetery. In Lieu of Flowers you may send gifts in her name to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Jessamine County Animal Shelter. www.clarklegacycenter.com
Dec. 14, 1936 – May 9, 2019
Dwight Newton, age 84, passed away on May 9, 2019. Dwight was born Dec. 14, 1934 in Irvine to the late Ernest and Martha Jane Henry Newton.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired in maintenance from UK.
Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Edith Howell Newton in February 2016 and brothers James, Ernest and Daniel Newton
Dwight is survived by his daughters Jacqueline Newton, Pamela Newton, Janet Lauren Sangster and Darlena Davila; grandchildren Bridgit Christian, Nicole Sipos; great-grandchildren Natalie Sipos, Maddox, Brody and Noah Christian; sisters Cynthia Lucille Beam, Ada Tanner, Alice Johns and Carolyn Feck.
Visitation for Dwight Newton will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. with funeral services beginning at 7 p.m. Visitation and Services will be at Clark Legacy Center-Brannon Crossing, 601 E. Brannon Rd . Nicholasville, KY 40356.
July 16, 1973 – May 8, 2019
Hager & Cundiff is honored to serve the family of Jeriah Williams, 45, beloved husband of Karen, father of Zack and Ryan. Private service pending.
Aug. 15, 1974 – May 7, 2019
Hager & Cundiff is honored to serve the family of Greg May. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday May 21; Service 1 p.m. Wednesday May 22, both at Hager & Cundiff.