Helen Lucille Maddox

Obituary of Helen Lucille Risner Maddox

Helen Lucille Risner Maddox, age 88, of Verona, KY, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020 at her residence.  She was a homemaker, a member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Verona, and a former member (over 50 years) and Sunday School teacher of First Baptist Church in Walton, KY.  Lucille enjoyed serving in the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child ministry at church, following U of L & UK basketball, as well as the Cincinnati Reds, watching FOX News & most importantly spending time with her family.  Her husband (of 62 years), Dr. John Maddox; parents, Luther and Cassie Dunn Risner; and brother, J.D. Risner all preceded her in death.  She is survived by her children, John Maddox (Linda) and Leslie Brock (Dwain); sister, Edna “Tag” Pearson; and grandsons, Evan Brock and Austin Maddox.  Visitation will be Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon with a funeral service beginning at 12 noon at First Baptist Church of Walton, 47 South Main St., Walton, KY 41094.  Due to the current Covid-19 state restrictions, we will be limiting the church’s occupancy to 50% of normal capacity while still enforcing 6 feet of social distancing and requiring the wearing of face masks. Interment will be at New Bethel Cemetery in Verona, KY.  Memorials may be made to Samaritans Purse/Operation Christmas Child, https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/buildonline/For directions, to order a life tribute D.V.D., to leave a message of condolence or to share a memory, please visit www.chambersandgrubbs.com.