Commonwealth Journal


April 16, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, April 17, 2014


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions suggested to The Wounded  Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Fox Funeral Home, Stanford, is entrusted with Terry’s arrangements.  
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Ronnie Nevius
Ronnie Lee Nevius, 68, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at UK Medical Center. 
Born in Boyle County, Feb. 28, 1946, he was the son of William Francis and Martha Irene Gaddis Nevius.
Ronnie is survived by his children, Ronnie “Butch” Nevius Jr. and Cindy Jo (and Randy) Baker, Carolyn (and Greg) Davis, and Jenna N. Bombe; stepchildren, Jeff (and Dorte) Orberson and Rhonda Orberson; three sisters, Carroll Myatt, Donna (and Bill) Springer and Renee (and David) Hammons; 11 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; and one great-grandchild on the way.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday, April 18, 2014 at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City. Rev Keith Willoughby and Rev. Jeff Griffith will officiate. 
Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City.
Donations are requested to the Nevius family fund in care of Stith Funeral Home. 
The online guestbook is available at
Linda Phelps
Linda Irvine Phelps, 66, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
She was born in Pulaski County, Ky., on July 4, 1947, daughter of the late Esker and Ruby Hall Irvine.  She was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
She is survived by three sons, Dennis Phelps of Eubank and Larry (and Lesa) Phelps and Michael Phelps, both of Somerset; two sisters, Reva Vaughn of West Chester, Ohio and Bernice Smith of Science Hill; and five grandchildren, Eric Phelps, Kimberly Phelps, Anthony Phelps and Whitney Phelps and Destiney Phelps, who are twins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Phelps, whom she married on September 6, 1963 and who died on March 9, 1996, her parents and her twin sister, Brenda Meyer.

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