Holice Depp Britt
SCOTTSVILLE – Holice Depp Britt, age 88, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
The Allen County native was the son of the late William Isaac “Dink” Britt and Nora Alice Wood Britt.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Patty Britt, Bessie Jenkins, Ruby Barger, Pauline Minick and Fannie Britt; and his brothers, Drury, Travis, Elbert Edward, Jonas, Glen, Jess, Floyd and Carl Edward. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Depp was a member of Dover Missionary Baptist Church serving as Sunday School superintendent and song leader for more than 50 years. He was the president for the Allen County Singing Convention for more than 38 years, chairman of the board of trustees for the Tabernacle and had been very active in many other civic and community organizations. Depp was a barber by trade and a musician at heart. He served as Allen County Sheriff from 1962 to 1965 and then became state investigator for the Department of Public Advocacy where he retired.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Britt, of Scottsville; and two sons, Depp Britt Jr., of Memphis, Tenn., and William Carlton “Bill” Britt, of Nashville, Tenn. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation is in progress at T.W. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Scottsville Baptist Church with burial in Dover Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Dover Church Building Fund.
Floyd R. Farmer
RICHMOND, Ind. – Floyd R. Farmer, 78, of Richmond, died Sunday, Feb.10, 2013, at Reid Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born June 24, 1934, in Knox County, to William and Vinnie Begley Farmer. Floyd graduated from Knox County High School in Barbourville, in 1952 and served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958. After moving to Richmond, he worked for Berg’s Photo Supply and later retired from American Tobacco Company as a sales representative. Floyd was an outgoing person with many hobbies which included photography, boating, Model -A cars and was a passionate collector of bluegrass and folk music.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Clara Christine Riley Farmer; brother, Billy Dan Farmer, of New Paris, Ohio; nephews, Steven Collins-worth of Georgetown, Jimmy Farmer of Tipp City, Ohio, and Billy Ray Farmer of Centerville; and niece, Vicki Marsten of Stamping Ground.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Burgess Farmer and Vernon Farmer; and sisters, Anna Belle Brumback and Norma Sue Collinsworth.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.13, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Malone and Reverend Josh Cook officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard.