Minnie Sue 

Martin Ripy

Minnie Sue Martin Ripy, 80, of Lawrenceburg, a longtime resident of Arlington, Va. and wife of 54 years to Thomas B. Ripy, IV, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Heritage Hall at Signature Healthcare. 

Born March 7, 1939 in Ironton, Ohio, Minnie was the daughter of the late Wesley N. Martin and Rebecca Turner Martin.

Minnie Sue received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Kentucky and her master’s degree in library science from Vanderbilt University.  

She worked as a law librarian for the Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington D.C.  

Since moving back to Lawrenceburg, Minnie Sue became a member of the First Christian Church, she previously served as a member, deacon, and Sunday school teacher at Little Falls Presbyterian Church in Arlington, Va.  Minnie Sue was very church, charity and civic minded.  While living in Arlington, Va., she served as past president of Taylor Elementary PTA and County Council PTA, and as coordinator of Meals on Wheels.

Including her husband, Minnie Sue is survived by her son, Thomas B. Ripy, V and his wife Quy Nguyen; five grandchildren: Billette A. Ripy (John Stephenson), Harley A. (Alana) Ripy, Wesley LeRoy Ripy, Curran E. Ripy, and Valentina M. Ripy; and her brother, Joe David Martin of Lexington.

Visitation will be held 12-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, followed by the service at 3 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg First Christian Church.  Rev. Jim Wheeler will officiate the service.  

Burial will follow in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church, 300 S. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or Bluegrass Hospice Care, 643 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.

 Arrangements are entrusted to the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home.  Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.ritchieandpeach.com.

This is a paid obituary.

Larry Hagens

Larry Hagans, 68, of Langley, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 10, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial followed in the Hagens Cemetery, Langley.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral of Martin.

Alice Prater Hall

Alice Prater Hall, 81, of Hueysville, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 10, at Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Burial followed in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.

Hollie B. Martin

Hollie B. Martin, 83, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Eastern, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

Visitation will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at Providence Old Regular Baptist Church, Topmost.

Burial will follow in the Austin Hall Cemetery, Topmost.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Kimberly Diane 

Martin

Kimberly Diane Martin, 47, of Martin, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, at the funeral home.

Burial will follow in the Barnett Cemetery, Martin.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.

Ben J. Spradlin

Ben J. Spradlin, 82, of Martin, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 11, at Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.

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