Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


September 17, 2009

Friday, September 18, 2009

Laura B. Harper (Maddix) Haupt (1914-2009)

Laura B. Harper (Maddix) Haupt, a Hampton, Va., resident since 1995, formerly of Ashland, Ky., died on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009.

Mrs. Haupt was born April 19, 1914, in Grahn, Ky., the daughter of the late William Harper and Amanda Edna Binion Harper Maddix. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry H. Haupt; a stepson, Raymond Haupt; a stepdaughter, Vivian Heckert; her stepfather, Fred D. Maddix Sr.; two sisters, Tewatha M. (Tommie) Colley and Hazel M. Topping; and four brothers, Julius Clifford Maddix, Fred B. (Buddy-Sereek) Maddix Jr., William T. Maddix and James F. (Jack) Maddix.

Her survivors include two sisters, Geneva Christene Forrest of Poquoson, Va., and Mary E. (Libby) Kazarnowicz of Hampton; several stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express its heartfelt thanks to her caregiver, Mrs. Terri Brown, for her years of devoted and special care.

Graveside services and burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland by the Rev. Randy Skaggs.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to a charity of choice.

Miller Funeral Home, 1941 Carter Ave., is in charge of arrangements in Ashland.

Iser W. “Windy” Blevins (1943-2009)

Iser Winfield “Windy” Blevins, 66, of Ashland. Ky., husband of Judy Harper Blevins, died Thursday morning, Sept. 17, 2009, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland following an extended illness.

Windy was born July 7, 1943, in Greenup County, Ky., a son of the late Isaiah and Nanny Bradford Blevins.

He was a member of the Oakland Independent Baptist Church and retired from AK Steel Corp. Windy served in the U.S. Navy from 1961 through 1964 and was a member of the National Street Rod Association and the Good Guys Street Rod Club of Columbus, Ohio, where he received the Best Engineered Car award in 2005 and 2006.

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