Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

July 26, 2013

Mildred Jo Brewer Harper 1931-2013

ASHLAND — Mildred Jo Brewer Harper, 81, of Ashland, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Nov. 9, 1931, in Poca, W.Va., the daughter of the late Wilmer and Ramah Melton Brewer.  

She retired from nursing in 1985 from King’s Daughters Medical Center. She attended First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Meade Station Church of God.  

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Kay Harper Thomas; four brothers, Tom Brewer, Jackie Brewer, James Brewer and Woodson Brewer; and three sisters, Mary Persinger, Betty Hypes and Claudine “Pete” Westfall.  

She is survived by three daughters, Jerry Ann Riley (Larry) of South Point, Ohio, Teddy Harper Jobe (Mike Simmons) of Ashland and Audrey Sue Bailey (Wallace) of Ashland; a sister, Jean Meeks of Hometown, W.Va.; a brother, Bill Brewer of Rock Branch, W.Va.; a son-in-law, Norris Thomas of Rush; seven grandchildren, Larry Harper Woods (Michelle Young) of Ashland, Mary Beth Woods Brackman (Steve) of High Point, N.C., Christie Jo Thomas Davis (Leon) of Lexington, Amy Thomas Sperry (Jake) of Cannonsburg, Shelby Bailey Hall (Paul) of Ashland, Cory Simmons of Ashland and Lacy Simmons Stevens of Ashland; 12 great-grandchildren; special nieces Jean Lee Roush of Las Vegas and Judy Anthony of Eleanor, W.Va.; a special friend, Kenneth Morriss of Ashland; and a good friend, Ann Scaggs McGinnis of Haverhill, Ohio.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Miller Funeral Home in Ashland by Dr. Ike Nicholson. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery.  

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Linda Kay Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Meade Station Church of God, 1315 Marsh Hill Drive, Ashland, KY 41102.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Helen Louise Thomas Walker 1928-2014

    Helen Louise Thomas Walker, 86, of Grayson, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at her residence.

    July 30, 2014

  • Marvin C. Hensley 1929-2014

    Marvin C. Hensley, 84, of Argillite, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2014, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

    July 30, 2014

  • Robert Lee Hale 1928-2014

    Robert Lee Hale, 85, of Flatwoods, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

    July 30, 2014

  • Peggy Butcher 1941-2014

    Peggy Bayes Butcher of Catlettsburg  passed away at 11:45 p.m. July 28, 2014, at the age of 72.

    July 30, 2014

  • Kristal Sansbury

    Kristal Sansbury, 41, of Paintsville, died Monday in the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

    July 30, 2014

  • Douglas Farel Ison 1949-2014

    Douglas Farel Ison, 64, of West Liberty, died Tuesday in the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

    July 30, 2014

  • Earl H. Alderman 1929-2014

    Earl H. Alderman, 84, of Morehead, died Tuesday at his residence.

    July 30, 2014

  • Mary Jenkins

    Mary Jenkins, 84, of Flat Gap, died Tuesday at her residence.

    July 30, 2014

  • Mike Riggs 1954-2014

    Mike Riggs, 59, of Olive Hill, died Wednesday at his residence.

    July 30, 2014

  • Timothy W. Tackett

    Timothy W. Tackett, 52, of Westwood, died Tuesday in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

    July 30, 2014