SAVOYARD – Hermon Poynter, 81, of the Savoyard community of Metcalfe County, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at his home.
He was the son of the late David and Gertie Ferguson Poynter. He was a retired farmer and lifetime member of Savoyard Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Caroline England Poynter; one sister, Lizzie Poynter Crawford, of Mayfield; one sister-in-law, Flossie England Chaney, of Savoyard. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by six sisters and four brothers. Hermon will be remembered as a great caretaker of his pets.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Buck Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
L.R. ‘Tutor’ Richardson
HESTAND – L.R. “Tutor” Richardson, 83, of Hestand, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home.
He was born Nov. 14, 1929, in Monroe County, to the late Basil Richardson and Bertha Emberton Richardson. He was a lifelong farmer and livestock dealer and a member of Germany Church of Christ, where he truly loved attending services and also was faithful in attending church services at the local nursing home.
He is survived by his wife, Lougene Bacon Richardson, of Hestand; one son and daughter-in-law, Neal and Tammy Richardson, of Hestand; one daughter and son-in-law, Regena and Kevin Lyons, of Tompkinsville; four grandchildren: Andrea Richardson, Robert Richardson, Logan Richardson Lyons and Mary Madison Lyons, one great-grandchild, Adrian Willis; several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Randell, Charlie and Courtland Richardson; and four sisters: Jean Corwin, Pauline Chapman, Jo Lena Aldridge and Ronella Richardson.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, and after 7:30 a.m. on Friday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.