Lynita Jones Obituary, Death – Lynita Kay Dublin Jones, age 65 of Clinton, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2023. Funeral arrangements for Kay are incomplete but will be announced from the Brown Funeral Home in Clinton.Kay graduated Valedictorian of her senior class at Madison High School. She attended Eastern Kentucky University, majoring in pre-pharmacy as well as playing in the band. Kay graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.
First by serving on the Richmond City School Board. As a member there, she along with other board members, realized the need to consolidate the Richmond City and the Madison County School Systems. Following her service to the school board, Kay was elected to the Board of Richmond City Commissioners, serving the public for 21 years of great progress and strong honest leadership.
Following graduation, she worked in downtown Richmond for over 38 years as a registered pharmacist at Super X, Revco now known as CVS. In addition she taught pharmacotherapeutics at EKU. Kay’s passion was serving the people. Not only as a pharmacist, but also in public service.
Most recently Kay and Josh donated to Richmond Tourism, a Christmas Sleigh that was a part of their home during the Christmas season. For this wonderful gift, the Richmond Tourism Board presented to Kay “The Spirit of Christmas Award”.
She also served twice as Vice-Mayor. During her tenure on the commission she was a champion of economic and community development. She helped to bring needed change and expansion to many areas of the city. Many Buildings and Parks bear her name on the commemorative plaques, Richmond City Hall, The Hall of Justice, Fire Stations, The Police Station, Gibson Bay Park and Aquatics Complex, The Recycling Center, Irvinton House as well as the Industrial Park Complex.
Another love for Kay and her late husband David was event planning and floral design. They owned “The Village Florist” in Richmond for approximately 20 years. This led them to decorate for The Richmond Area Arts Gala as well as the PACA Ball. Kay served as Pattie A.