Washington County Obituary Archives

2014A

Following is a list of obituaries that have appeared in The Springfield Sun - January-June 2013. You can search for names by going to the Edit menu - select find - check "match case" - type in the last name of your query in all CAPITAL letters. Use your BACK button to return to the obituary page. Be patient - this is a long file.

 

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REBA ASH

Reba Helen Thompson Ash, age 89, of Greensboro, N. C., formerly of Willisburg, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at the White Stone MasSANDRA BAKER

Mrs. Sandra Gail Benge Baker, age 50, of Holy Cross Road, Loretto, passed away at 10:50 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

She was born on March 27, 1963 in San Antonio, Tx. to the late Marvin and Ethel Denney Benge. She was a 1981 graduate of Lincoln County High School, a homemaker and a member of the New Birth Mission at Loretto. Preceding her in death was a daughter, Kristen Duff and a grandson, Jaxx Leffew.

Survivors include her husband, Brian Baker; four daughters, Alana Gatliff of Danville, Whitney Hitchner (Samuel) of Junction City, Melissa Baker (Bobby) of Harrodsburg and Kimberly Leffew (Travis) of Moreland; thirteen grandchildren; a step-son, Zachary Baker of Lexington; two step-daughters, Kelly Lunsford (Joshua) and Kara Lunsford (Darrell) all of Willisburg; a sister, Debbie Wilburn (Dan) of Stanford and a brother, Greg Benge of Junction City.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 at the New Birth Mission with Rev. Larry Baker, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was in the Baker Family Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Bobby Baker, Travis Leffew, Jeremiah Brannan, Brian Moore, Brandon Lunsford and Joshua Lunsford.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 1, 2014)

 

BERNADETTE LYNCH

Dominican Sister of Peace Bernadette Marie Lynch, OP (89), a native of Charlestown, Mass., died on Dec. 19, 2013, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Ky.

Sr. Bernadette is survived by a brother, John Lynch, and a sister, Theresa Thompson.

The visitation was Thursday, Dec. 26, at the Sansbury Care Center Chapel.

The funeral was held Friday, Dec. 27, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel with burial at the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Bernadette's memory may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219-2098. To make a secure online donation or to view a full obituary, please visit www.oppeace.org.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 1, 2014)

 

 

CORINE GRAVES

Corine Graves, 85, Shelbyville, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at the Masonic Home following a long illness.

Survivors include her son, Harold Stateman of Shelbyville.

Funeral services and visitation were held Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at Webb Funeral Home. There was a private interment at Calvary Cemetery in Shelbyville on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.

Arrangements were entrusted to Morton-Beckley Funeral Directors. Online condolences may be expressed at www.morton-beckley.com.

(SS Wed Jan 8, 2014)

 

FREDDIE MITCHELL

Freddie Lane Mitchell, 49, Danville, Ky, died Thursday in Danville.

Survivors include one brother, Steven (Frada) Mitchell, of Columbia, Ky., and companion, Joseph Wayne Perry, of Danville.

Funeral service will be held Monday, Dec. 30 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Charles Perry.

Memorials may be made to assist the family with final expenses. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(SS Wed Jan 8, 2014)

 

DARELL PADGETT

Darrell Padgett, age 65, of Gravel Switch, passed away at 4:05 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional medical Center in Danville.

He was born in Lebanon, Ky. on Nov. 29, 1948 to the late Alvin "Joe Buck" and Genettia Smothers Padgett. He was a member of the Manna Harvest Church at Gravel Switch and a farmer. Preceding him in death was his wife, Debbie Poynter Padgett on Jan. 25, 2005 and a sister, Nancy Tennill on Jan. 20, 2008.

Survivors include, a special friend, Kimberly Estep of Perryville; three sons, Rodney Padgett (Missy) of Liberty, Darrell Lynn Padgett and Jody Padgett both of Gravel Switch; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a brother, Robbie Padgett (Judith) of Perryville and three sisters, Dorothy Daugherty (Bobby) of Perryville, Sue Teater (Russell) of Springfield and Sherri "Sissy" Padgett of Bardstown.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan, 4 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Lanham, pastor of the Manna Harvest Church, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Stacy Wilson, pastor of the New Beginnings Church.

Burial will be in the Hill Crest Cemetery at Perryville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Daugherty, Russell Teater, Charles Acey and Norman Elliott.

Serving as casket bearers will be Derek Padgett, Chase Carrico, Austin Noe, Jerry Noel, Jeremy Noel and Chris Whitehouse.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 8, 2014)

 

FERRELL SETTLES

Ferrell Connor Settles, two-month-old son of, Zachary Settles and Ashley Coulter of Harrodsburg, passed away at 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg.

He was born on Oct. 26, 2013 in Danville, Ky.

Also surviving is a brother, James Mason Coulter of Harrodsburg; maternal grandmother and step grandfather, Lana and Marvin Stillwell of Willisburg; maternal great grandmother, Lynda Wohner of Springfield; maternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Mike and Betty Coulter of Springfield; maternal great grandfather and step great grandmother, David and Debbie Coulter of Willisburg; paternal grandmother, Denise Settles of Harrodsburg; paternal great grandmother, Patricia Settles of Harrodsburg and his paternal great great grandmothers, Violet Warner and Martha Settles, both of Harrodsburg.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Haynes, associate pastor of the Mill Creek Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers were Shawn Benningfield and Eric Muller.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 8, 2014)

 

DARLENE WATSON

Darlene Virginia Watson, 78, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at her home.

Survivors include her daughters, Rosemary V. Mayes (Jim) of Palmyra, Ind.; LeJena Huff (Richard) of Charlestown, Ind.; Betty Bishop (Clinton) of Willisburg, Ky. and Joanie Watson of Henryville, Ind.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial at Charlestown Cemetery.

Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.

(SS Wed Jan 8, 2014)

 

IMO FOX

Imo Jane Bechanan Fox, age 80, of the Thompsonville Community of Washington County, was born on Sept. 5, 1933 and went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield.

She was a native of Hardin County and a member of the Brookhaven Baptist Mission in Lebanon, Ky. On Jan. 15, 1952 at the Youngers Creek Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, she was united in marriage to, James K. Fox. They graduated from the Clear Creek Bible College in Pineville, Ky. in 1971. Imo Jane faithfully served with her husband as he pastored several churches, including Cold Iron Baptist Mission in Salyersville, South Hampton Baptist Church in Owensboro, South Campbellsville Baptist Church, Saloma Baptist Church in Campbellsville, Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Willisburg and Brookhaven Baptist Mission in Lebanon.

Preceding her in death was her husband, James K. Fox, on Feb. 16, 2013; her parents, Lucien B. and Ruby Jane Nicholas Bechanan; four brothers, Elbert C., William B., Paul L. and James M. Bechanan; two sisters-in-law, Lois Bechanan and Ann Bechanan and a niece, Priscilla Bechanan.

She is survived by a son, Jimmy Darryl Fox of Springfield; a brother in-law, Charles (Dorothy) Fox and a sister-in-law, Anna S. Bechanan, all of Elizabethtown; four nephews, Doug Bechanan, Marlin Bechanan, Mike Bechanan and Kevin Fox; three nieces, Patricia Ahting, Karen Austin and Kimberly Wagner; four great nephews and two great nieces.

Mrs. Fox had chosen cremation. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Clay Stevens, pastor of the Springfield Presbyterian Church officiating.

A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hardin Memorial Park in Elizabethtown with Bro. Ron Lewis officiating.

Visitation was Sunday afternoon at Carey & Son Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to: The Gideons International or Hosparus of CentralImo Jane Bechanan Fox, age 80, of the Thompsonville Community of Washington County, was born on Sept. 5, 1933 and went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield.

She was a native of Hardin County and a member of the Brookhaven Baptist Mission in Lebanon, Ky. On Jan. 15, 1952 at the Youngers Creek Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, she was united in marriage to, James K. Fox. They graduated from the Clear Creek Bible College in Pineville, Ky. in 1971. Imo Jane faithfully served with her husband as he pastored several churches, including Cold Iron Baptist Mission in Salyersville, South Hampton Baptist Church in Owensboro, South Campbellsville Baptist Church, Saloma Baptist Church in Campbellsville, Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Willisburg and Brookhaven Baptist Mission in Lebanon.

Preceding her in death was her husband, James K. Fox, on Feb. 16, 2013; her parents, Lucien B. and Ruby Jane Nicholas Bechanan; four brothers, Elbert C., William B., Paul L. and James M. Bechanan; two sisters-in-law, Lois Bechanan and Ann Bechanan and a niece, Priscilla Bechanan.

She is survived by a son, Jimmy Darryl Fox of Springfield; a brother in-law, Charles (Dorothy) Fox and a sister-in-law, Anna S. Bechanan, all of Elizabethtown; four nephews, Doug Bechanan, Marlin Bechanan, Mike Bechanan and Kevin Fox; three nieces, Patricia Ahting, Karen Austin and Kimberly Wagner; four great nephews and two great nieces.

Mrs. Fox had chosen cremation. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Clay Stevens, pastor of the Springfield Presbyterian Church officiating.

A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hardin Memorial Park in Elizabethtown with Bro. Ron Lewis officiating.

Visitation was Sunday afternoon at Carey & Son Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to: The Gideons International or Hosparus of Central

(SS Wed Jan 15, 2014)

 

WILLIAM LEAKE

William "Chad" Leake, age 52 of Springfield, passed away Monday, Jan, 6, 2013 at his residence.

Survivors include his wife, Anita Purvis Leake; his parents, Charles Ray and Rosemary Bradshaw Leake of Springfield; two daughters, Amanda Thompson and Nikki Leake both of New Haven and one son, Stephen Leake of New Haven.

Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 9, 2013 at Mattingly Funeral Home followed by cremation. Rev. Terry Bradshaw officiated.

Memorial donations may go toward funeral expenses.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 15, 2014)

 

JOHNNIE PARKER

Johnnie Boone Askew Parker, 91, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at her home in Newman.

She was born Oct. 21, 1922 in Springfield, Ky. to the late Dr. Hilary Johnson Boone and Marie Barber Boone. Her siblings, Hilary J. Boone Jr. and Mary LaRue Boone Hayden, preceded her in death. She attended parochial schools in Springfield and graduated from Springfield High School in 1942. She attended St. Catharine College, and after graduation, she moved to Lexington, Ky. to work for Signal Corp. A few years later, she moved to Atlanta, Ga. and worked at Delta Airlines. She met and later married James Barton Askew. They had two daughters, Mary Barber Askew and Eloise Askew. Jimmy Askew died Oct. 14, 1965 from a heart attack.

In 1970, she met and married a kind and gentle man from Mobile Ala., Bernard John Parker. They were devoted to one another for 43 years of marriage. Faith, family and friends were top priorities in her life. She was one of the original members of St. George Catholic Church. Her daughters and sons-in-laws blessed her with five grandchildren who she loved dearly.

She is survived by her husband, Bernard J. Parker; two daughters, Mary Barber Pickett (Terry), of San Francisco, Calif. and Eloise Reynolds (David) of Newnan; grandchildren, Jonathan Pickett, Barton Pickett, Garnet Reynolds (Leigh), John Reynolds, Jean Reynolds; great-grandchildren, David Reynolds and Whit Reynolds.

The funeral mass was Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at St. George Catholic Church. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Memorial park.

The family expresses their sincere thanks to Gentiva Hospice and all of their excellent caregivers and also to Esther Wilcoxin and Ann Glanton for their tireless and devoted assistance.

Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com.

McKoon Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 15, 2014)

 

THOMAS POPE

Thomas Jerry Pope, age 64, of Versailles, formerly of Washington County, passed away at 10:53 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at his home.

He was born in Danville, Ky. on Dec. 10, 1949 to the late Charles Bruce and Nancy Elizabeth Tharp Pope. He was a former employee of the Owens-Illinois Company of Bardstown. Preceding him in death was a son, Thomas Anthony Pope on Dec. 21, 1970 and a sister, Patricia Ann Pope on Feb. 6, 1947.

Survivors include, two daughters, Jeri Lynn King (Rodney, Jr.), of Versailles and Jessica Lea Renfroe (Garth), of San Antonio, Texas; a grandson, Logan Anthony King; his former wife and friend, Alicia Higdon Matthews, of Versailles; his brother, Bosley Pope (Joyce), of Bardstown and two nephews, Micky Pope and Marty Pope (Lisa) both of Bardstown.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan, 8 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Justin Compton, pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Micky Pope, Marty Pope, Mike Lawson, Larry Higdon, Bob Higdon, Paul Higdon and Bobby Burton.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 15, 2014)

 

 

VIRGIL SIMPSON

Mr. Virgil Woodson Simpson, age 87, of Booker Road, Springfield, passed away at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Jan, 13, 2014 at his home.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Nov. 7, 1926 to the late Hedger and Myrtle Lee Chesser Simpson. He was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, a U.S. Army veteran and a retired farmer.

Survivors include, his wife, Mabel Sagrecy Simpson; a sister, Ruby Russell and her husband, Rev. George Russell of Pontiac, Ill. and a brother, Rev. Julian Simpson and his wife, Christine of Lexington.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Cal Adams, pastor of the Temple Baptist Church, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. John McDaniel, former pastor of Temple Baptist Church.

Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Eric Sagrecy, Wesley Russell, Daniel Russell, James Sagrecy, Scott Sagrecy and Larry Hardin.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 22, 2014)

 

JOHN COULTER

John Thomas "Tommy" Coulter, age 77, of Willisburg, passed away at 12:20 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at the home of his son in Cox's Creek, Ky.

A native of Washington County, he was born on June 19, 1936 to the late Revel and Ruby Lewis Coulter. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith. Preceding him in death was his wife, Betty Ray Chesser Coulter on Oct. 24, 2009; a son, Gregory Keith Coulter on Sept. 13, 2011; three sisters, Stella Maye Coulter, Mary Pearl Toll and Serena Coulter; and three brothers, James Luther Coulter, Clyde Joseph Coulter and Ezra Coulter.

Survivors include a son, Ricky Coulter and his wife, Vickie of Cox's Creek and a grandson, Jessie Keith Coulter.

Funeral services were held at 1p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. J.W. Hatfield, pastor of the Willisburg Baptist Church, officiating.

Entombment was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Richard Newton, J.L. Yates, Phillip Akins, Ernie Akins, Terry Tingle and Willie Cheser.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 29, 2014)

 

EVELYN DEAKINS

Evelyn Hardin May Deakins, age 96, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Willisburg, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at the Heritage Hall in Lawrenceburg.

A native of Washington County, she was born on July 17, 1917 to the late Prentice and Lydia Keeling Hardin. She was a member of the Ralph Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, a former member of the Rockbridge Baptist Church at Willisburg, a former employee of the Springfield Redrying Company and the Eaton Corporation of Harrodsburg. Preceding her in death was her first husband, Barnett May; her second husband Charles Deakins; a great grandchild, Dillon Woolridge and a brother, James Hardin.

Survivors include, two sons, Bobby May and his wife, Shirley of Louisville and Dewayne May and his wife, Trudy of Lawrenceburg; three grandchildren, Terrie, David & Susan and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. George Dye, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Dewayne May, Steve Brown, Gary Dixon, Adam Dye, George Dye and Tom Gibson.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 29, 2014)

 

DAVID KEELING

Lt. Col. David Woodrow Keeling (Retired), age 93 of Adams, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at his home. Mr. Keeling was born April 2, 1920 in Springfield, Ky. to the late Herbert Franklin and Eva Cheatham Keeling. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he was a pilot, having served in WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War and was a recipient of two Bronze Stars. After his military career, he retired from General Electric as a purchasing agent and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, and he was a Christian. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Yadon Keeling; a son, David Fredrick Keeling; a grandson, Michael Chappell; and a brother, Eugene Wesley Keeling.

He is survived by his daughters, Sandra Renee Keeling Pellaton of Concord, Ca. and Linda Jean Keeling Chappell of Adams; two brothers, Leo Keeling and John Edward Keeling, both of Springfield, Ky.; a daughter-in-law, Kathleen Field of Michigan; four grandchildren, Douglas Chappell, Laura Pellaton, Eric Keeling, and Davis Keeling; and two great grandchildren.

Private Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West with Reverend Ken Gillespie officiating and with full military honors.

The family request memorial contributions are made to the Wounded Warrior Project. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home. (615) 384-0036

Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 29, 2014)

 

BRENDA SAPP

Brenda Lee Sapp, age 69 of Raywick, passed away Jan. 22, 2014 at her residence.

Survivors include her loving companion, Steve Looft and a son, Tim Peavy of Lebanon.

Funeral Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto, and burial in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Raywick, Rev. Bo Sherrill officiated.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Jason Tatum, Daniel Hardin and Troy Manning.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Brenda Lee Sapp, age 69 of Raywick, passed away Jan. 22, 2014 at her residence.

Survivors include her loving companion, Steve Looft and a son, Tim Peavy of Lebanon.

Funeral Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto, and burial in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Raywick, Rev. Bo Sherrill officiated.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Jason Tatum, Daniel Hardin and Troy Manning.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

(SS Wed Jan 29, 2014)

 

HELEN BLAIR

Helen Louise Blair, age 62 of Loretto, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Survivors include one son, Troy Blair of Louisville, and one daughter, Kim Blair of Louisville.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Monday, February 3, 2014 at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. R. Joseph Hemmerle officiated.

Mattingly Funeral Home, Loretto, was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 5, 2014)

 

FLORA FOSTER

Flora B. Foster, age 90, passed away at 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at The Grandview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Campbellsville.

Flora Beulah Settle was born to Charlie Lloyd and Anna Leona Hines Settle on June 23,1923 in Washington County, Kentucky. She was a member of the Maud Community outside of Springfield, KY and attended the Maud School. During her early years, Flora B. was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church and was a 1941 graduate of Springfield High School.

On July 26, 1941 Flora B. married William Darrol Foster. The two were active longtime residents of Willisburg, KY. She was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school, regularly contributed to Bible study groups and Vacation Bible Schools, and was a Women's Missionary Union (WMU) leader. Flora held WMU leadership positions at both local and state levels and was recognized for her commitment to the organization and its mission. Flora B. was also a member of the Willisburg Homemakers Club for over 65 years. As a Willisburg Homemaker she worked with women in her association on cookbook projects, in-home meetings, artwork and local charity events. In addition, she loved music and played piano until the end of her life. She resided in the same home on Lawrenceburg Road in Willisburg for over 60 years, and upon her husband Darrol's passing in 1993, devoted her time to caring for the elderly and sick in her community. Besides her family, Flora's church work, Bible study and devotion to helping others was her primary interest.

In 2006, Flora B. moved to Campbellsville, KY where she was a member of the Faith Class of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She became a resident of the Grandview Nursing facility in 2011. While at Grandview she enjoyed the activities, the caring staff, and her cards and visitors-especially Gene Taylor of Bardstown, a childhood friend and classmate of over 80 years.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Darrol Foster on April 7, 1993; a sister, Sueanna Murdock on Jan. 19, 1999; and two brothers, Joe Settle on Oct. 16, 1985 and Charlie P. Settle on Dec. 14, 2003.

Survivors include, a son, Joe Darrol Foster and his wife, Margaret Wayne of Campbellsville; a daughter, Flora Anne Foster of Lebanon and three grandchildren, Joseph D.W. Foster of Washington, D.C., Lisa Renee Foster and her partner, Travis Searle of Louisville and Lauran Rose Knott of Lebanon.

Funeral services were held at  1p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. J. W. Hatfield, pastor of the Willisburg Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Rob Cloyd, Ernest Reed Goff, Eddie Sims, Roger Cheser, Doug Sims and David Hardin.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 5, 2014)

 

CHARLES PINKSTON

Charles Dennis Pinkston, age 52, of Richmond, passed away at 9:50 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington.

He was born on Sept. 24, 1961 in Lebanon, Ky. A 1979 graduate of Washington County High School, a 1988 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, a former employee of IBM and Lexmark and a retired employee of EKU. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church in Springfield where he served as an elder and was preceded in death by his father, Dalmon Pinkston on Nov. 11, 2012.

Survivors include, his mother, Geraldine Shewmaker Pinkston of Springfield; a brother, Nicky Pinkston (Kathleen) of Springfield and three nieces, Kathy Tucker (Kenneth), Kim Spalding (Jeremy) and Nicole Abell (Jamie) all of Lebanon; two great nephews and four great nieces.

Funeral services were held at 1p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30 at the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church with Rev. Clay Stevens, Pastor of the Springfield Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Mike Russell, Steve Shewmaker, Felix Reynods, Nelson Reynolds, David Clark, Ricky Clark, Doug Pinkston and Gordon Brandenburg.

Serving as pallbearers were, Jeremy Spalding, Kenneth Tucker, Jamie Abell, Robert McCool, William Smith and Paul Green.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 5, 2014)

 

JAMES REED JR.

James William Reed, Jr., 83, passed away Jan. 28, 2014 at Baptist Health Louisville.

He is survived by his son, David Reed and daughters, Bernardine Johnson and Vivian Reed.

Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 1 at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Louisville, Ky. with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

A. D. Porter & Sons, Louisville, Ky. were in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 5, 2014)

 

JACKIE ALCORN

Jackie David Alcorn, age 70, of Chaplin, passed away at 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at his home.

Survivors include, his wife, Judy Terrell Alcorn; three sons, Vernon Alcorn (Mary) of Lawrenceburg, Gary Alcorn (Michelle) of Owenton and Keith Alcorn of North Dakota; two stepdaughters, Cynthia Baxter (Brent) of Mt. Washington and Kimberly Beam of Bardstown and a stepson, Jamie Brown (Pamela) of Taylorsville.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Chaplin Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Johnson officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Heath Woolman.

Burial was in the High View Cemetery at Chaplin.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were William Milton Holt, Bobby Holt, Marshall Chesser, James Everett Hood, Charlie Watson, Ralph Terrell, Brent Baxter and Jesse Hardin.

Casket bearers were Buddy Lewis, Brandon Alcorn, Cameron Hester, Josh Newton, Landon Mattingly, Chris Brown, Tony Erickson and Cory Baxter.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

ELWOOD BREEDING

Mr. Elvin Elwood Breeding, Sr., age 86, of Lincoln Park Road, Springfield, passed away at 6:25 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

A native of Washington County, he was born on June 10, 1927 to the late Cecil Herbert and Ida Mae Cheatham Breeding. In his youth, Elwood called Battle, Ky. home and often spoke of his memories of living there. He was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a proud dairy and tobacco farmer with a great appreciation for his work on the Grundy Farm at Valley Hill, Ky. having been the farm manager for Mr. Hugh Lee Grundy. After retiring from the dairy and tobacco business, Elwood worked as a carpenter and served as a bus driver and custodian for the Washington County School System. His last career was with St. Catharine College. Elwood loved his hometown of Springfield, saw work as an enjoyable hobby and took great pride in his garden, home, yard and extended family. He was a faithful and loving husband. He was gracious and generous to fault and was loved by everyone he met.

Preceding him in death were three sisters, Effie Simpson, Lorene Tingle and Beulah Coulter and two brothers, Cecil Breeding and Homer Breeding.

Survivors include, his wife, Elizabeth Keeling Breeding; three sons, Jackie Breeding and his wife, Eva of Bardstown, Elvin Breeding of Bardstown and Michael Breeding of Lexington; a daughter, Pam Miller and her husband, Don of Bardstown; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Waunita McMichael of Willisburg and a brother, Eugene Breeding and his wife, Ruby of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. Justin Compton, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was on Cemetery Hill in Springfield.

Serving as pallbearers were Kris Bickett, John Michael Smith, Jonathon Smith, Jackie Breeding, Joe Hamilton and Bob Jewell, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Jessica Smith, Whitney Mattingly, Jennifer Maddox, Allison Dunes, Jenna Smith, and Rachel Smith.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

JOSEPH HAMILTON

Joseph Robert "Bob" Hamilton, 92, of Bardstown, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at Flaget Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born in Fredericktown on Christmas Day, 1921, the fifth of seven children born to S.T. and Ruth Sutherland Hamilton.  He attended St. Meinrad Seminary before serving in the Army during WW II.  He married Margie Wathen in 1945 and raised 11 children on the Hamilton family farm in the Burg.  During his long career as an English, Latin, and History teacher, first at Fredericktown High School, then St. Mary's College, St. Joe Prep, Old Kentucky Home High School, and Nelson County Senior High, "Uncle Bob" influenced the lives of thousands of students, sharing his passion for history, literature, and noble quests.  Guided by his strong Catholic faith, he will be remembered for his love of music, thirst for knowledge, pride in strong family bonds, and as a man who never met a stranger.  He was a member of St. Joseph Parish and Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Margie; son, Bernard; great-grandson, Michael Hamilton; parents, S.T. and Ruth Hamilton; and brothers, S.T., Jr., Richard, John, and Paul Hamilton.

He is survived by 10 children, Jean (Mal) Worthington, Sherry (Bernard) Ice, David Hamilton, Pat (David) Willett, Rose (Joe) Mattingly, Joe (Susie) Hamilton, Charlie (Bonita) Hamilton, Susan (Donnie) Hardin, Donnie (Gayle) Hamilton, and John (Delita) Hamilton; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Helen Mudd and Louise (Cyril) Nally.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, with burial in St. Rose Cemetery, Springfield.  Bishop William F. Medley of Owensboro officiated.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes expressions of sympathy to go to St. Joseph Church, Bardstown or Holy Trinity Church, Fredericktown.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

PEARL LOCKARD

Pearl Louise Lockard age 81, of Texas Rd., Springfield, died at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.

Born Feb. 3, 1933 in Weston, W.V. and she was preceded in death by her parents, Dorsey B. and Nellie Ruth Ball King; her husband, Ralph Willard "Jack" Lockard, April 13, 1991; a son, Carres Michael Lockard in 1956 and two sisters, Betty Hefner and Delores King.

She was a Certified Medical Tech and had worked at Weston State Hospital in Weston, W.V. for 25 years, Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine for 23 years, and had worked with her husband for many years in dairy farming. She was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include four daughters, Jacqueline Sue Lockard and Janet (Ron) Hancock all of Springfield, Deborah (Tom) Shackleford and Sally Lee (Dave Bush) all of Weston, W.V.; two brothers, Dorsey B. "Bud" King and Robert "Bobby" King both of Weston, W.V.; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home with Rev. Jesse Burns, pastor of Springfield Christian Church officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tom, Mike and Joe Shackleford, Tracey Yeager, Jonah Pipes and Dave Bush.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

BEUNA LOGSDON

Beuna Carney Logsdon, age 87, of Garden Court, Springfield, passed away at 10:20 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Oct. 28, 1926 to the late Purdom and Birdie Peavler Carney. She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, a 1946 graduate of Willisburg High School, a former employee of C & L Florist, Springfield Locker Plant and Cowden's Manufacturing all former businesses of Springfield.

Preceding her in death were two sisters, Edith Wilkerson on Jan. 27, 2008 and Corine Walker on July 20, 2011 and two brothers, Vaughn Carney on Jan. 13, 2007 and C.H. Carney on July 25, 2012.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Lillian Carney of Springfield; a niece, Cathy Burns (Randy) of Springfield and five nephews, Larry Carney (Carol) of Springfield, Gary Wilkerson (Liz) of Chattanooga, Tenn, Roger Wilkerson (Angie) of Springfield, Troy Wilkerson (Susie) of Hebron and David Wilkerson (Donna) of Berea.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Cal Adams, pastor of the Temple Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Roger Wilkerson, Troy Wilkerson, David Wilkerson, Bradley Wilkerson, Jason Wilkerson and Daniel Wilkerson.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

KATHERINE LOWE

Lillian Katherine Milburn Lowe, age 100, of Danville, formerly of Washington County, passed away peacefully at her home with her family around her at 7:02 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.

She was born on Dec. 25, 1913 in Pottsville, Washington County, to the late Wesley Oscar and Josie Lou Key Milburn. Preceding her in death was her husband, Albert Sidney Lowe on Feb. 20, 1999; a grandson, Morris Allen Bunch; a granddaughter, Nancy Katherine Carney; three sisters, Jewell Lester, Georgia Viola "Babe" Bricken and Lucille Clark; and four brothers, Frank W. "Dub" Milburn, Oscar Jr. "Johnny" Milburn, Melvin Lawrence "Happy" Milburn and Garland Ray Milburn.

She is survived by four daughters, Margaret Bunch (Floyd, deceased), Gladys Carney (Garland, deceased) of Springfield, Janice Fenwick (Leon) and Debbie Lowe of Danville; a son, James Lowe (Karen) of Danville; one brother, Eugene Milburn of Harrodsburg, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends from Mackville and Danville. Ten grandchildren, Phyllis Downs (Gary) of Bardstown, Linda Keene (Steve) of Bowling Green, Roseanne Tingle of Springfield, Dale Carney of Louisville, Todd Carney (Karen) of Springfield, Denise McWhorter (David), Michelle Fenwick, April Lowe, Christopher Lowe (Kallie) and Patrick Lowe of Danville. Thirteen great grandchildren, Rhonda Case of Bardstown, Bryan Keene (Jennifer) of Mackville, Ashley Keene (Sachiko) of Shephedsville, Phillip Carney and Chelsea Carney of Springfield, Amanda Bunch and Matthew Bunch of Elkton, Maryland, Garrett Tingle of Mt. Washington, Kaitlyn Carney, Nicholas Carney, Lindsay Carney, Ann Weslee Carney, all of Springfield, Jessica McWhorter and Wells Patrick Lowe of Danville; one step great grandchild, Zachary McWhorter of Danville; five great-great grandchildren, Kylie Case of Bardstown, Jessie Keene, Riann Keene and Claire Keene, all of Shepherdsville, Hannah Keene and Derrick Keene of Mackville.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, at Carey and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Ernest Martin, officiating. Burial was in Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Dr. Daniel Moran and staff of Heritage Hospice.

Serving as pallbearers were grandsons, Dale Carney, Todd Carney, Patrick Lowe, Christopher Lowe and great grandsons Bryan Keene and Ashley Keene.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

NORMA MUDD

Norma Mudd, 80, of Fredericktown, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. She was born May 11, 1933 in Washington County, a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Bernadette Mudd; and two sisters, Sister Angela Mudd SCN, and Dot Boone.

She is survived by her husband Bill Mudd of Fredericktown; four children, Jerome (Carol) Mudd of Boston, Michael Mudd, and Charlie (Laura) Mudd both of Fredericktown, and Charlene (Eddie Smith) Mudd of Bardstown; eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; four sisters, Rose (Maurice) Smith of Springfield, Mary (Joe) Mudd of Fredericktown, Margaret (Billy Ray) Edelen, and Rose Marie (Joe Pat) Taylor both of Bardstown; two brothers, Buddy (Ann) Mudd of Bardstown, and Randy Mudd of Fredericktown; brother-in-law, Marvin Boone of Bardstown; sister-in-law, Dorothy Ann Mudd of Bardstown; and several nieces and nephews.

Her Memorial Mass will be noon on Saturday Feb. 15, 2014 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with a private burial.  Rev. Matthew Hardesty and Rev. Ben Brown will officiate.  No visitation.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

DAVID SPARROW

David C. Sparrow, 69, of Danville, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

Born May 27, 1944, in Lebanon, he was the son of the late George Dudley and Carrie Isaleen Carpenter Sparrow. David was the county extension agent for 4-H and agriculture and the assistant to the dean for the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture for 36 years. He also served as both a deacon and a moderator at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

David is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda Gale Cassity Sparrow; two daughters, Tabby (Mike) Casey of Eagan, Minn., and Cassinda (Doug) Bechanan of Carlisle, Ky.; one brother; Dr. James W. (Beverly) Sparrow of Enterprise, Ala.; and four grandchildren, Christopher and Lauren Casey, Logan and Fielden Bechanan.

The funeral service was 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 8 at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Valentine officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Perryville.

Pallbearers were Clyde Jackson, Drew Feistritzer, Dan Grigson, Danny Carpenter, Joey Brummett, Darrell Wilson, Jim Claycomb, Jerry Rankin, Scotty Vanderpool and Oran Little.

Honorary pallbearers were be David B. Williams, Mike Orberson, Val Shields, R. Finley Hendrickson, Bob Catlett, Ray Lanham, Bill Penniston, Jack Godbey and North American International Livestock Exhibition committee members.

Visitation was Friday, Feb. 7 at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

The family suggests memorial donations to The David C. & Linda Sparrow Scholarship Fund at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture and Western Kentucky University College of Agriculture or Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

An online guestbook and memorial page is available at www.stithfuneralhome.net.

Stith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

THELMA THOMPSON

Thelma Goodpaster Thompson, 82, of Midway, died Thursday, Jan. 30 at Harrodsburg Health Care in Harrodsburg.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Braunm of Midway: two sons, Billy Thompson of Lawrenceburg, and Ike Thompson of Springfield. Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 3 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Curtis Coots and Rev. Greg Bowen officiating and burial was at Midway Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Billy and Ike Thompson, Fred Braunm, Dean Braunm, Brian Thompson, Wesley Holderman, and Austin Salazar.  Honorary pallbearers were granddaughters and great grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested to Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

guestbook is available online at www.BlackburnandWard.com www.BlackburnandWard.com.

Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home, Versailles, was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2014)

 

ELBERT BISHOP

Elbert Bishop, age 84, of Lynch Road, Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 at his home.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Sept. 25, 1929 to the late Hubert and Mattie Young Bishop. He was a member of the Open Arms Community Church and a retired employee of the General

Electric Company of Louisville.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Martha Washburn Bishop on Sept. 25, 2007; a sister, Mary Ada Russell and three brothers, Marshall Bishop, Leroy Bishop and Jack Bishop.

Survivors include, a son, Larry Bishop (Brenda) of Danville; a daughter, Karen Yeager (Bill) of Louisville; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren;

five great great grandchildren and four brothers, Reco Bishop (Lucille), Tex Bishop (Carolyn), Gerald Bishop (Linda) and Thomas Bishop (Linda) all of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Open Arms Community Church with Rev. Phil Bishop, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 19, 2014)

 

JEFFREY BROWN

Jeffrey Boyd Brown, age 51, of Lexington, passed away at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center where he had been a resident for the past year.

Survivors include his mother, Edith Fisher and a sister, Sharlene Brown both of Lexington.

Cremation was chosen, there will be no services.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Feb 19, 2014)

 

CLYDE LOGSDON

Clyde Ray Logsdon, age 93, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at 5:19 p.m., at Windsor Gardens in Bardstown.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Dec. 24, 1920 to the late Mord and Mary Jo Noe Logsdon. He was a member of the Springfield Christian Church, a 63 year member of the Springfield Masonic Lodge #50 F. & A.M., a former employee of Haydon Mill and Grain and the Springfield Water Company.

Mr. Logsdon served his country in the U.S. Army 95th Infantry, Iron Men of Metz during World War II. He was stationed in England, Germany, Belgium, Holland and France. He was awarded the Bronze Star for bravery in rescuing the injured while behind enemy lines. After returning home, he married the love of his life, Mary Isabel Thomas, to this union were born three children.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Mary Isabel Logsdon on Feb. 3, 1984; a brother, Carroll Logsdon on Aug. 14, 2004 and three sisters, Edith Goode on July 8, 2003, Dola Blandford on Jan. 20, 2012 and Mildred Coyle on April 1, 2013.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his three children, David (Caroline) Logsdon of Nashville, Bettye (Joe) Wright of Louisville and Kathy Noe (Rodney) Mattingly of Lebanon.

Additional survivors include his seven grandchildren, Nathan (Ashley), Clay and Will Logsdon of Nashville, Jim (Dana) Wright of Louisville, Anna (Randy) Wright McMullen of Union, Chris Mattingly

of Lebanon and Katie (Mike) Mattingly Webster of Lexington; six great grandchildren, Clara Isabel, Ellie and Juliet Logsdon, Evie and Joshua Wright and Aiden McMillen and a sister, Geneva Carpenter of Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Springfield Christian Church with Bro, Robert E. Jones, a former minister, officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Rose Cemetery where military rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Serving as pallbearers will be grandchildren, Nathan Logsdon, Clay Logsdon, Will Logsdon, Jim Wright,

Anna Mary Wright McMullen, Katie Ray Mattingly Webster and Chris W. Mattingly.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Springfield Christian Church or Honor Flight.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 19, 2014)

 

BRIDGET MAJOR

Dominican Sister of Peace Bridget Major, OP (87), a native of Ventress, La, died on Feb. 8, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Ky.

A Memorial Mass was held Feb. 17 in the Sansbury Chapel, St. Catharine, Kentucky. Her mass of Christian burial will take place in New Orleans on Feb. 22, 2014 with burial in St. Louis Cemetery.

Hale, Polin and Robinson Funeral Home are in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Bridget's memory may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., olumbus, OH 43219-2098. To make a secure online donation or to view a full obituary, please visit www.oppeace.org.

(SS Wed Feb 19, 2014)

 

WILLARD SHEWMAKER

Willard Shewmaker, 85, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on Feb. 10, 2014 in Cape Coral, Fl.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1929 in Springfield, Ky., a son of Ernest and Ophelia (Crouch) Shewmaker. He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict, and moved to Louisville in 1953.

Willard's passion for entrepreneurship led him to be owner of and investor in several successful business in the Louisville and Lexington, Ky. areas including Shewmaker Trucking, Shewmaker Custom Concrete, Lexington Mack Trucks, Louisville Mack, Lexington Diesel Injection and Page Manufacturing Company. His most loved pastimes were fishing, traveling and aviation.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pearl Tate; his daughter, Kathy Zinn; brothers, Charles, Randall and Darrol and sisters, Sue Anna Blacketer and Laverne McKune.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Catherine "Kay" (Mudd) Shewmaker; sons, Willard Dale and Gregory Todd (Christina); daughter, Peggy Ann; brother, Ernest (Judy); sisters, Mary Jo Roehrig, Alice Spaulding and Linda Worley (Jim); as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. at Pearson Funeral Home, 149 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville, with a memorial service to follow at 7 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, Fla. 33908 (https://www.hopehospice.org/donate).

(SS Wed Feb 19, 2014)

 

MATHA BAKER

Matha Thompson Baker, 93, of Shelbyville, formerly of Washington County, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at Crestview Nursing Home.

She was a member of Church of the Annunciation, Shelbyville. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lawrence Baker; brothers, Raymond and Floying Thompson; and a sister, Sirina Coulter.

Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Cole (Ron), Shelbyville, Joyce Eskridge (Carl), Falls of Rough, Ky; 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; two half-sisters, Flossie Oder, Springfield, Ky, Anna Lou Carey, Nicholasville, Ky; half-brother, J.W. Carey, Springfield, Ky.

Funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Church of the Annunciation with Father Mike Tobin officiating.

Visitation was held Feb. 22 at the St. Rose Priory. Burial was at the St. Rose Cemetery.

Shannon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 26, 2014)

 

SR. JOSETTA BARNARD

Dominican Sister of Peace Josetta Barnard, OP, 97, a native of Omaha, Ne., died on Feb. 17, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Ky.

The visitation and funeral were held at the Sansbury Care Center Chapel on Feb. 20. Burial was at the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Josetta's memory may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219-2098. To make a secure online donation or to view a full obituary, please visit www.oppeace.org.

(SS Wed Feb 26, 2014)

 

EVA BEGLEY

Eva Doris Gray Begley, age 90, formerly of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at 3:07 a.m., at the Campbellsville Retirement Home in Campbellsville, Ky.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Jan. 11, 1924 to the late Rev. Robert L. and Myrtle Catlett Gray. She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church and a former employee of the Cowden Manufacturing Company.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Clifford Begley on April 25, 1997, a sister, Martha Lee Robertson and two brothers, Bobby L. Gray and James Gray.

Survivors include, her son, Garnett Begley and his wife, Sandy of Kankakee, Illinois; two daughters, Carolyn Blackerby and her husband, James M. of Campbellsville and Leveda Hayes and her husband, Roger of Shepherdsville; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Moore of Frankfort.

Funeral services were held at 1p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Cal Adams, pastor of the Temple Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were David Robertson, Gene Robertson , Hanson Robertson, Thomas Robertson, Jim Moore and Shane Shultz.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Feb 26, 2014)

 

BETTY HAYDON

Betty Jane Thompson Haydon age 79, formerly of Walnut St. Springfield, died at 3:35 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.  She had been a resident at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary for the last 2.5 years.

Born Aug. 13, 1934 in Washington County, she was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin Peters and Dorothy Raybourne Thompson: a son, Benedict Simms Haydon, March 11, 2012; and a brother, Dr. William Reid Thompson.

She was a former teacher at Mackville Elementary and St. Dominic Schools, a piano teacher for many years, a homemaker, and a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Haydon, a resident at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary at Nerinx; three sons, George Lloyd (Marlene) Haydon IV of Louisville, Eric (Christina) Haydon of Cincinnati, Ohio and Julio (Cindy) Burgos of Loretto; four daughters, Elizabeth Jane (Larry) Martin of Carmel, Indiana, Dorothy (Bruce) Smith of Shelbyville, Jacqueline (Scott) Surface of LaGrange and Vicky (Dwayne) Mackin of Lebanon; a brother, Dr. Pete (Brenda) Thompson of Richmond; a sister, Jackie (Binford) Sutton of Lawrenceburg; and twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Springfield with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating.  Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers were George Haydon, Dwayne Mackin, Larry and Jack Martin, Scott and Cody Surface, Zeke and Zach Haydon.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 26, 2014)

 

SR. ANN WHITE

Sister Ann White aka Sister Ann Richard, age 88 of Nerinx, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary.

A mass of Christian burial was held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Loretto Motherhouse Church, Nerinx, with burial to follow in the Motherhouse Cemetery.

Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 26, 2014)

 

HARVEY YATES

Harvey Michael Yates, age 60 of Primm Springs, Tenn., formerly of Milltown, Ind., died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at his residence after an illness. He was born June 23, 1953 to the late Harvey and Georgia Christine Lyons Yates.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy Yates of Primm Springs, Tenn.; three sons, Michael Steven Yates of Mich., and Harvey Adam Yates and Matthew Yates both of Tenn.; three sisters, Cheryl Yates of Colo., Deidre Taylor of In., and Judith Enlow of Fla.; and five grandchildren, Dylan Yates, Victoria Yates, Lydia Yates, Gage Yates, and Wyatt Yates also survive along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Harvey Michael Yates were conducted at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home with burial in the Lebanon National Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Steven Yates, Adam Yates, Matt Yates, Dylan Yates, Joe Messina and Danny Privett,

Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 26, 2014)

 

CLARA BLANDFORD

Clara Mae Hill Blandford, age 98, of 42 Kelly Corner, Springfield, died at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her residence. A complete obituary will be in next week's edition of The Sun.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 5, 2014)

 

STEVEN HASH

Steven James Hash, 59, of Springfield, Ky., formerly of Campbellsville, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.

Survivors include his mother, Patricia Hash of Campbellsville; his wife, Carol "Carolyn" Hash of Springfield; three children, Christopher Williams, of Greensburg, Joy Lynn Inman of Springfield, and Jessica Heady of Buffalo.

Funeral services were conducted on Friday, Feb. 28, at the L. R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville, with entombment to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

L R Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Campbellsville, Ky. was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 5, 2014)

 

MARTIN LANHAM

Martin Allen Lanham, age 50, of Loretto, passed away at 6:55 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at his home after an illness.

He was born on Aug. 12, 1963 in Lebanon, Ky. to Charles D. and Mary Frances Adams Lanham. He was of the Baptist faith, a graduate of Washington County High School and a former employee of Maker's Mark.

Preceding him in death was his father, Charles Donald Lanham on Oct. 4, 1998 and a brother, Roger Lanham on Nov. 17, 1976.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Frances Lanham of Loretto; two brothers, Donald Wayne Lanham of Louisville and Michael Lanham of Loretto; a niece, Misty Lanham of Louisville and a friend, Kathleen Taylor of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 1 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. John McDaniel, officiating.

Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Donnie Adams, Ronald Dale Lewis, Anthony Cocanougher, Doug Morton, Billy Lawson and David Lawson.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 5, 2014)

 

ELIZABETH MUDD

Elizabeth Catherine Brown Mudd, age 93, of East High Street, Springfield, passed away at 6:46 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

She was born at Mackville, Ky. on May 14, 1920 to the late Lester and Lula Casey Brown. Mrs. Mudd was a member of the Johnson Chapel AME Zion Church where she served with the missionary society and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Joe Paul Mudd on Nov. 22, 1998 and two sons, Joseph William Mudd, Aug. 24, 2009 and Donald Eugene Mudd, April 5, 2010.

Survivors include, a daughter, Shirley Catherine Walker (Edward); a son, Kenneth L. Mudd (Virginia) of Louisville; ten grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., (today), Wednesday, March 5 at the Johnson Chapel AME Zion Church with Rev. Michelle Washington, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the Lebanon National Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Paul Smith, Australia Poole, Joe Gene Walker, Christopher "Woo" Walker and Ron Cook.

Serving as casket bearers will be Dewayne Walker, Richard Mudd, Reggie Mudd, Steve Mudd, Sr., Lawrence Smith and Rich Smith, Sr.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 5, 2014)

 

JAMES STONE

James Christopher Stone, age 50, of Washington Ave., Springfield, died at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014 at his residence.  A complete obituary will be in next week's edition of The Sun.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 5, 2014)

 

 

JACKIE ARNOLD

Jackie Lee Arnold, age 59, of Arnold Road, Springfield, passed away at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

He was born in Lebanon, Ky., on Aug. 27, 1954. He was a member of the Springfield Christian Church, a 1973 graduate of Washington County High School, a state representative for Miken Sports and an avid baseball and softball fan, having been associated with the Washington County Merchants softball team for 40 years.

Survivors include, his wife, Crystal Diane Teater Arnold; a daughter, Rachel Nally (Channing); a son, Jared Lee Arnold (Lataina); a step-son, Jared Michael Boblett (Shana) all of Springfield; two step-daughters, Shawna Bodine (David) of Willisburg and Cora Diane Boblett of Springfield; nine grandchildren; his father, Jackie Arnold of Springfield; his mother, Gayle Whitehouse Hundley of Perryville; two sisters, Cathy Cocanougher of Mitchellsburg and Victoria Arnold of Springfield, and his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Semonis of Harrodsburg.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 9 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Justin Compton, pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Patrick Arnold and Levi Arnold.

Serving as casket bearers were Bernard Smalley, Jude Spalding, Channing Nally, Joe David Mattingly, Jared Michael Boblett, Donnie Mattingly, Steve Thompson and Denny Bland.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 12, 2014)

 

CLARA BLANDFORD

Our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 6:24 p.m. surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County. She lived in the St. Rose/Cissellville area until 1956 when she moved, with her family, to the Lincoln Park Road area of the county. In 1989, she and her husband moved to Springfield. In the fall of 2011, she moved back to a residence built on her "little farm" off Lincoln Park Road, where she remained until her death.

Clara Mae Hill Blandford was born on June 20, 1915, to Mary Bertha Badgett Hill and Leo Bertrand Hill. She was a devout Catholic and member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Springfield. She graduated from St. Catharine Academy in 1937. In 1939, she married Patrick Walsh Blandford on Valentine's Day. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 2002. She was a kind and loving, fiery, determined lady with a will to live, like no other. She touched uncountable lives in her 98 years. Her family was her life. She was an avid quilter, which was her second love. She was featured as The Quilting Queen in the July 3, 2013 edition of The Springfield Sun.

She buried three of her children, two sons, Ronnie on Aug. 31, 1993, Bootsie on March 7, 1996, and one daughter, Dolly Baker on April 26, 2009. She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, George Baker on March 25, 2010, and five sisters, Bertie Lee Hill, Benita Nally, Hazel Thompson, Emily Osborn and Ethel Kenipp.

She is survived by two sons, Kenny and Ralph (Marie) Blandford, one daughter, Barbara (Larry) Osbourne and a sister, Lucille (Reco) Bishop, all of Springfield. She had 20 grandchildren, Brian, Michael, Lynn, Joe, Christina, Brandi, Tony, Amber, JP, Kurt and Emily Blandford, Patrice Zycowhicz; Kelly Baker, Barbara Kersey, Jennifer Hughes, Samantha Morgan, Georgia Settles, Felicia Rogers, Jason and Alicia Osbourne. She is survived by 31 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren and numerous grandsons and granddaughters-in-law. She is also survived by her loving caregiver Donna Sutton, of Mackville.

Visitation was at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield on Wednesday, March 5 beginning at 4 p.m. Prayer services were held by Fr. Pepper at 7:30 p.m. Her funeral mass was held at St. Dominic Catholic Church, Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 11 a.m. She was laid to rest beside her husband and oldest son in St. Rose Cemetery in Springfield.

Granddaughters, Jennifer Hughes and Emily Blandford served as the lectors and Brandi Blandford and Georgia Settles as gift bearers. Her special friends, Sandy Warner and Joyce Boone, were Eucharistic Ministers. The "Four Warner Boys," Johnathon, Daniel, Evan and Patrick, were the servers at her Mass of Christian Burial.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Brian, JP and Kurt Blandford, Jason Osbourne and great grandsons Mikie Barr, Stetson Settles and Dylan Brown. Honorary pallbearers were the remaining grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 12, 2014)

 

TRACY HOOPER

Tracy Lynn Hooper, age 40, of Melavin Circle, Springfield, passed away at 11:30 p.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his home.

Survivors include his mother, Nancy Noel Hooper and his father, John Edward Hooper of Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Cal Adams, the church pastor, officiating.

Cremation was chosen, with the cremains being buried in the New Hope Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., Wednesday at Temple Baptist Church.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 12, 2014)

 

THEODORE LEWIS

Theodore Charles Lewis, age 74, of Lebanon, passed away at 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at his home.

A native of Washington County, he was born on May 13, 1939, to the late Dee and Ruby Smith Lewis. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Mabel Smith Lewis; two sons, Tex and Rex Lewis; two daughters, Marilyn and Angela Lewis; a granddaughter, Maria Nicole Lewis; a sister, Hadgie Sparrow and two brothers, Charles D. and Lonnie Lewis.

Survivors include, four sons, Eugene Lewis of Lebanon, William Lewis (Beverly) of Bardstown, Theodore James Lewis of Bardstown and Marshall Gilpin of Lebanon; four daughters, Don Lewis (Scott Roller) of Lebanon, Sheila Coulter of Bardstown, Anna Marie Crouch of Bloomfield and Ruth Ann Pate of Clarksville, Ind.; 15grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; a brother, Offus Lewis (Rose) of Mackville and three sisters, Mary Sparrow of Springfield, Ophie Nalley (John) of Bardstown and Ada Pearl Tate (John) of Lebanon.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 6 at the Brush Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Hawkins officiating.

Burial was in the Brush Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Dallas Lewis, Donald Sallee, Ronnie Lewis, Troy Lewis, Mark Smothers, Larry Chance and Jonathan Roller.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 12, 2014)

 

VIRGINIA LOGSDON

Virginia Coulter Logsdon, age 89, Springfield, passed away at 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Village of Lebanon Nursing Home in Lebanon.

A native of Washington County, she was born on June 20, 1924, to the late Sidney Thomas and Beadie Montgomery Coulter.

She was a member of the Mackville Christian Church, a former employee of the Western Auto, Robertson's and Kelly's Drug Store, all former businesses in Springfield.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Joseph Walter "Joe" Logsdon on Sept. 21, 2009; her stepfather, Frank Brewer on May 21, 1994, and a half-sister, Anna Lou Lichtsteiner on Feb. 3, 2007.

Survivors include, two daughters, Barbara Bullock of Shelbyville and Glenda Peavler (Barry) of Mackville; five grandchildren, John Peavler, Karen Armstrong, Lisa Creekmore, Sherri Lynn Walker and Kristi Bianchi; nine great- grandchildren; a half brother, Sidney Thomas Coulter, Jr. of Lebanon and two half sisters, Mary Etta Mattingly and Dot Greenwell, both of Bardstown.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 8, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Jesse Burns, minister of the Springfield Christian Church, officiating. He was assisted by Bro. Robert E. Jones, a former minister.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers were John Peavler, Isaac Armstrong, Lowell Peavler, Mark Creekmore, Will Bianchi, Allen Bianchi and Dylan Catlett.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 12, 2014)

 

JAMES STONE

James Christopher Stone, age 51, of Washington Ave., Springfield, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his residence.

He is survived by wife, Margo Grady Stone; two sons, James Stone Jr. and Michael Lee Stone; a daughter, Mercedes Lenette Stone and a step daughter, Carrie Grady, all of Louisville.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., March 7, 2014, at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home with Bro Harold Stone officiating.  Burial was in Cemetery Hill.

Pallbearers were Lee Baker, Billy Paul Young, Myron Dawson, James Girton, Thomas Key and Chuck Spaulding.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 12, 2014)

 

KENNETH HALE JR

Kenneth "Johnny" Hale Jr. age 80, of Sylvan Dr., Bardstown, died at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

Born Aug. 25, 1933 in Washington County, he was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth Hale Sr. and Lois Ann West Hale and three brothers, Vance, Billy and Jimmy Hale.

e was a self-employed general contractor for many years, was the former chief of the Springfield Fire Department, former assistant chief of the Bardstown Fire Department and a Methodist.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Carol Selby Hale; three daughters, Terry Lynn (David) Hubbard of Springfield, Kathy (Jeff) Ross of Louisville and Beth (Jay) Jordon of Bardstown; a son, Michael Ryan of Bardstown; five grandchildren, Jon Ryan, Seth Winstead, Jeremy Downs, Susie Kinniard and Katie Jordon and six great grandchildren.

Private funeral services were held Friday, March 14, 2014 at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield with Rev. John Sanderson, pastor of Bardstown Presbyterian Church officiating.  Burial was in Bardstown Cemetery.

Pallbearers were David White, Cliff Kinniard, Charlie, Joseph Goatley, Hunter Goatley and John Goatley.

Contributions are suggested to Springfield or Bardstown City Fire Departments.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 19, 2014)

 

SELENA KEENE

Selena Frances Keene, 63, of Louisville, formerly of Springfield, died at 5 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at her residence.

She is survived by a son, Terrence Keene of Louisville and a daughter, Vicky Lee Anderson of Louisville.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home with Rev. Maurice Allen Keene officiating.  Burial was in Cemetery Hill.

Pallbearers were James, Keith, Kevin and Phillip Keene; Roman Carey and Theodore Denton.

Honorary pallbearers were Hillary, Ronnie, Greg, Gary, Nicholas and Willie Coleman.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 19, 2014)

 

SR, CHARLES WALKER

Sister Charles Maureen Walker, S.L., age 94, of Nerinx, passed away March 14, at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary.

Survivors include three sisters, Susan Hughes of Bardstown, Nell Hughes of Loretto and Marty Thompson of Louisville.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on March 18, 2014, at the Loretto Motherhouse Church in Nerinx, with burial in the Motherhouse cemetery.

Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 19, 2014)

 

MARY HOLDERMAN

Mary Frances Holderman, 91, of Springfield, passed away at 2:40 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the home of her brother and sister-in-law, Bob & Helen Holderman in Springfield.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Nov. 10, 1922, to the late Richard and Christine Crain Holderman. She was active in her service to the Lord during her daily life and served as a Sunday school teacher. She served at Bethlehem Baptist Church many years and at New Hope Baptist Church, where she was a member. Mary Frances was a 1940 graduate of Springfield High School and a retired employee of the Telecom Company formerly of Lebanon.

Preceding her in death was a brother, Rev. Joseph Harold Holderman on May 31, 1992, and a brother-in-law, Marvin Weakley on April 11, 1994.

Survivors include, two brothers, Charles Wesley Holderman and his wife, Anna, Robert Morris "Bob" Holderman and his wife, Helen, and a sister, Elizabeth Ellen Weakley, all of Springfield; a sister-in-law, Betty Holderman of Elizabethtown; four nieces, one nephew, six great nieces and nephews and 11 great-great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 26 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home, with Rev. Johnnie Bailey, pastor of the New Hope Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Bob Holderman, Wesley Holderman, Brandon Crain, John Higdon, Mike Welch and Justin Simpkinson.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 26, 2014)

 

PATRICIA HOLLINGSWORTH

Patricia Ann Hollingsworth age 86, a resident of Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine, KY, formerly of Michigan, died at Sansbury Care Center on Sunday, March 16, 2014.

Born Oct. 4, 1927 in Chicago, Ill., she was preceded in death by her parents, John Francis "Jack" and Theresa Mary Magrady Hollowed, her husband James Walter Hollingsworth whom she married on April 30, 1949,and three sisters, Mary Rita Mackin, Jeanne Frances Carroll and Margaret Mary Parisot.

She attended Rosary College in River Forest, Ill., where she studied nutrition and was a certified nursing assistant. Patsy fulfilled multiple roles in her lifetime, daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, coworker and friend always with kindness, devotion and patience. She was a talented seamstress, cook and domestic engineer. She spent most summers of her life on the South Side of Portage Lake in Onekama, Mich. Her true lifes legacy is her commitment to and love of her family which as a reflection of her continues to grow and prosper in her likeness.

She is survived by five sons, Michael (Mary) Hollingsworth of Branford, Conn., Thomas (Mary Sue) Hollingsworth of Winfield, Ill., John (Beth) Hollingsworth of Manassas, Va., Peter (Mary Jo) Hollingsworth of Chesterton, Ind., and Stephen (Dani) Hollingsworth of Holland, Mich.; five daughters, Margaret (Mike) Zimmerman of Bear Lake, Mich., Jeanne (Edmund) Bikulcius of Warrenville, Ill., Dr. Anne (Phillip Farese) Hollingsworth of Chesterton, Ind., Terri (Jeff) Collison of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Dr. Patricia (John) Hollingsworth-Cecconi of Springfield, Ky., 31 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral mass was conducted Saturday, March 22, 2014 at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Springfield, Ky., with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Onekama, Mich.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Jacob Collison, Jonathan and Michael Bikulcius, Stephen, John Patrick and James Cecconi. Honorary pallbearer was 2nd Lt. Nicholas Hollingsworth.

Contributions are suggested to Patsy Hollingsworth Fund at Sansbury Care Center, 2625 Bardstown Rd., St. Catharine, Ky., 40061.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield and Terwilliger Funeral Home in Kaleva, Mich. were in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 26, 2014)

 

CATHERINE MCILVOY

Catherine Hill McIlvoy, 82, formerly of Burgin and Lebanon, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Springfield Nursing and Rehab Center.

Survivors include her husband, Virgil McIlvoy of Burgin; four daughters, Phyllis Brown of Harrodsburg, Donna Peterson of Loretto, Carolyn O'Daniel of Lebanon and Laura Lair of Mooreland, and one son, James Philip Hill II of De Forest, Wis.

A mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. on March 24, at Saint Charles Catholic Church in Lebanon, followed by burial at the church cemetery. Rev. James W. Graf was the celebrant.

Pallbearers were Ritchie Brown, Jerry Peterson, Doug O'Daniel, Brian Lair, Linton Brown, Corey O'Daniel, Brandon O'Daniel and Jordon O'Daniel.

Mattingly Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 26, 2014)

 

KENNETH SETTLES

Kenneth Ray "Kenny" Settles, 58, of Springfield, passed away at 12:59 a.m., Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

He was born on Sept. 10, 1955, in Lebanon, Ky., to the late Roy Kenneth and Martina Thomas Settles.

Preceding him in death was a sister, Linda Lou Powell, and a brother, Donnie Watson Settles.

Survivors include two sisters, Sue Thomas of Lebanon and Doria Baker of Harrodsburg, and two brothers, Curtis Settles (Rosa) of Harrodsburg and Danny Lynn Settles of Louisville.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 22, at the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg with Rev. Peggy Birmingham, officiating.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 26, 2014)

 

JAMES SMITH

James. F. "Fred" Smith, 72, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Baptist Health in Louisville.

Fred was a native of Springfield, Ky., a graduate of Bellarmine University, and was retired from G. E. He was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Foster and Jackie Smith and Brother T. F. Smith.

Fred is survived by his wife of 48 years, Margaret McPherson Smith; son Jim Smith (Marilyn); grandchildren, Aaron and Sara Smith; brothers, Dick Smith (Ellen) of Louisville and J. D. Smith of Lexington; sisters, Peggy Haydon (Charlie) and Linda Smith of Louisville; Brenda Carter of LaGrange, Maura Walker (Eric) of Springfield, Diane Edelen (Tony) and Janice Cambron (Bill) of Versailles.

Funeral mass was held at St. Gabriel Church in Louisville on March 1. Burial was at St. Rose Cemetery in Springfield.

Ratterman and Son's Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

(SS Wed Mar 26, 2014)

 

OPAL CAREY

Opal Helen Wohner Carey, 76, of Mackville, passed away at 6:05 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

A complete obituary will run in next week's edition of The Springfield Sun.

Carey and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 26, 2014)

 

ARTHUR BOTTOM

Arthur Cleo Bottom, 89, Washington County, husband of Juanita Derringer Bottom, died Tuesday at his home.

Survivors other than his wife include one son, Joedy Bottom, Washington County.

Funeral services were held March 28, at Deep Creek Baptist Church, by Nelson Reynolds, with burial following at the Deep Creek Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tracy Bottom, Dustin Bottom, Chris Bottom, Wayne Derringer, Michael Bottom and Mark Wilkerson.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg, was in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

JEAN CAREY

Jean Hardin Carey, age 73, of Kentucky Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 5:57 p.m., Monday, March 24, 2014 at the University of Louisville Hospital.

A native of Washington County, she was born on June 12, 1940 to the late Frank A., Sr. and Myrtle Vivian Burkhead Hardin. She was a former employee of the Fruit of the Loom Company.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Tom Carey; a son, Timmy Burkhead; a granddaughter, Brittany Nicole Burkhead; two sisters, Lena Mae Milburn and Helen Moore and three brothers, William Martin Hardin, Richard Kenneth Hardin and Frank Hardin, Jr.

Survivors include, two sons, Donald Burkhead (Brenda) of Springfield and Anthony Laymance (Missy) of Campbellsville; three daughters, Jeannie Hale (Steve) and Connie Matherly (Marty) of Springfield and Patty McElvain of Lebanon; thirteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; a brother, Joe Hardin (Patricia) of Springfield and three sisters, Barbara Byrd of Willisburg, Jewell Hood (Namon) of Springfield and Betty Mattingly (Terry) of Lebanon and a special friend, Connie Colvin of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 1p.m., Saturday, March 29 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Bishop, pastor of the Open Arms Community Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Dawn Dillard, Amanda Loranger, Tina Burkhead, Emily Hale, Allie Malone, Ava Laymance and Jared McElvain.

Casket bearers were Josh Deringer, Christopher Hale, Johnathan Hale, Dillain Thompson, Corey Burkhead and Derek Thompson.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

OPAL CAREY

Opal Helen Wohner Carey, age 76, of East Fork Road, Mackville, passed away at 6:05 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center where she had been a resident for the past seven years.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Jan. 15, 1938 to the late George W. and Snoda Lanham Wohner. She was a member of the Battle Baptist Church for over 50 years and was a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was a sister, Anna Peavler, on Feb. 15, 1995.

Survivors include, her husband, John Calvin Carey; a son, James Calvin Carey (Ellen) of Mackville; two daughters, Debra Sparrow and Mary Sparrow (Ricky) of Springfield; six grandchildren, Joseph Matthew Sparrow, Jordan Irvin Sparrow, Ashely Christina Carey, Casey Mae See, James Tyler Carey and Ricky Allen Sparrow, Jr.; six great grandchildren and a sister, Beatrice Robinson of Lawrenceburg.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 27 at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Terry McIlvoy, pastor of the Rockbridge Baptist Church, officiating. Rev. Cal Adams, pastor of Temple Baptist Church and Rev. John McDaniel, a former pastor of Temple Baptist Church, assisted him.

Burial was in the Battle Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Ashley Christina Carey, Casey Mae See, Ricky Allen Sparrow, Jr. and Ricky Allen Sparrow, Sr.

Casket bearers were Joseph Matthew Sparrow, Jordan Irvin Sparrow, James Tyler Carey, Billy Carey, Gilbert Carey and Billy Joe Sparrow.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

JAMES COULTER

James Ronald "Ronnie" Coulter age 50, of Kelly Shop Rd., Springfield, died Friday, March 28, 2014.

Born December 16, 1963 in Lebanon, he was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Mattingly Coulter, May 5, 2013 and a brother-in-law, Dickie Taylor, Feb. 24, 2001.

He was manager of O'Reilly's Auto Parts in Lebanon, a 3rd degree member of Council 4270 Knights of Columbus in Springfield and was a member of St. Rose and St. Dominic Catholic Churches.

He is survived by his fiancee, Kim Brady of Springfield; four sons, Danny Joe Hutchins, Johnny Shoffner, DaKota and Billy Brady all of Holy Cross; three daughters, Anna See of Lebanon, Lori Jo Shoffner of Raywick and Bobbi Ann Shoffner of Holy Cross; his father, Doris Coulter of Springfield, three brothers, David (Imelda) and Ricky (Libby) Coulter all of Fredericktown and his twin brother, Donnie Coulter of Springfield; three sisters, Rita Kay Taylor, Susan (Mark) Koester and Doris Elaine Coulter all of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 1, from 4-8 p.m. at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home.

Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, at St. Rose Catholic Church with Arch Bishop Joseph Kurts, Revs. Kevin McGrath, O.P., James Murray, O.P, Francis Ralph, O.P., Culpepper Elliott, Joe Hayden, Jeff Schooner and Matthew Hardesty. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Pat, Todd and Kevin Taylor, Scott, Brian and Eric Coulter, Tim Smith, Mike Mulholland, Brian Mattingly, Greg Smith and John Bell.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

NORMA HARDIN

Norma Joyce Hardin, age 69, of Springfield, went to be with her Jesus on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6:15 a.m. She passed away at the Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Home in Lebanon, Ky. where she had been a resident for the past two years.

Joyce was born in Lebanon, Ky., on Feb. 13, 1945 to D.B. and Helen Hardin. She loved and was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, she was a 1963 graduate of Springfield High School, attended Spencerian School in Louisville and was an employee of the former Jane & Linda Sportswear of Lebanon.

Preceding her in death was her father, D.B. Hardin, 42 years ago on March 6, 1972.

She is survived by her mother, Helen Hardin Willard; two brothers, Rick Hardin and Tim Hardin (Connie) of Springfield; a nephew, Jon Daniel Hardin (Kelli) of Springfield; two nieces, Rikki-Ann Spalding (Todd) of Lebanon, Sarah Rae Helms (Dewayne) of Louisville; one great niece, Shelby Laine Spalding and two great nephews, Adrain Miles Helms and Ethan Chase Helms.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, March 28 at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Justin Compton, pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was on Cemetery Hill.

Serving as pallbearers were Terry Hill, Johnnie Byrd, Johnnie Chesser, Pete Hardin, Roger Hardin, Alton Hardin and Larry Haydon.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

JAMES MATTINGLYI

James Francis Mattingly, 67, Lebanon, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Spring View Hospital.

He was born on July 4, 1946 in Marion County. Mattingly was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired employee of G.E.

His parents, William Owen and Frances Rita Vowells Mattingly and a brother, Patrick Mattingly, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Theresa Wheatley Mattingly of Lebanon; three sons, James Michael (Tammy) Mattingly of Lexington, Thomas David (Rachel) Mattingly of Willisburg, and Brian Patrick (Tammie) Mattingly of Glasgow; a daughter, Ann Michelle (Greg) Morris of Lebanon; three brothers, Joe W. Mattingly of Lebanon, Richard Mattingly of Lexington, and Tony Mattingly of Lancaster; five sisters, Mary Carpenter of Gravel Switch, Catherine Wheatley of Pensacola, Fla., Camilla Hafley and Susan Mattingly, both of Lebanon, and Carmel Sisk of Jeffersonville, Ind.; and nine grandchildren.

A mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with interment in St. Rose Church Cemetery with military honors conducted by Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Rev. Bill Bowling officiated with Rev. Jim Graff as co-concelebrant.

Pallbearers were Pat Mattingly, Ray Nugent, Tony Medley, Joe Wheatley, David Ewing and Richard Mattingly.

Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

J. W. PHILLIPS

J. W. Phillips, age 82, of Bardstown, formerly of Washington County, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 at the Jewish Hospital.

His wife, Ina Clark Phillips, survives him.

A complete obituary will follow in next week's edition of The Sun.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

MITCHELL PRICE

Mitchell Wade "Mitch" Price, 48, of Lindside, WV, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014 surrounded by his loving family and friends after a short, hard fought battle with cancer.

In addition to his parents, his loving wife, Loretta Crawford Price, one son, Chris Price and one daughter Candace Price, both of Willisburg, Ky., survives him.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 31, 2014 at Mattingly Funeral Home, Loretto, Ky., with Rev. Rusty Hughes and Pastor Everett Hood officiating. Burial will follow in West Virginia on Thursday April 3, 2014.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Kanawha Hospice at 223 Maplewood Ave. Lewisburg, WV 24901.

Funeral arrangements are by Wickline Funeral Home of Lindside, W.V.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

JAMES SKEANS

James Henry Skeans, age 90, of Shepherdsville, formerly of Mackville, passed away at 7:55 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014 at his home.

A native of Wash-ington County, he was born on Jan. 18, 1924 to the late Henry Roy and Mary Lovey Arnold Skeans. He was a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, a retired employee of the General Electric Company of Louisville, a retired farmer and an army veteran of World War II.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Lucille Lawson Skeans on Sept. 17, 2008 and his sister, Arnolia Baker of Jan. 1, 2013.

Survivors include, two sons, Terry Skeans of Murray and Dwight Skeans (Glenda) of Lebanon Junction; two daughters, Dianne Cheatham (Jerry) of Shelbyville and Elaine Mattingly (John) of Shepherdsville and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11a.m., Tuesday, April 1 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Sonny Mull, pastor of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville, where the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military rites.

Serving as pallbearers were Jerry Cheatham, James Cheatham, James Baker, Donnie Lawson, Glenn Lawson and Troy Settles.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 2, 2014)

 

MARY GRAVES

Mary Ann Graves, 69, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Norton Hospital.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, April 8 at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Saint Francis, with burial following in Saint Rose Cemetery, Springfield. Rev. R. Joseph Hemmerle was the celebrant.

Memorials may go to the charity of donor's choice.

Pallbearers are her nephews, C. W. Murphy, Jr., Chad Murphy, Joe Hickey Jr., Robert Hickey, Louis B. Graves, III, Matthew Reed, Luke Reed, Morrison O'Nan and Louis O'Nan.

Honorary pallbearers are her nieces.

Mattingly Funeral Home, Loretto, was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 9, 2014)

 

JAMES HOOD

James E. Hood, 63, of Versailles, retired plumber for Frantz Plumbing, died Saturday, March 29.

Survivors include two daughters, Darla Hood of Lexington and Lori McKinney of Lawrenceburg.

Funeral services were 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 2 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Frank Layne officiating. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Versailles Church of God, P. O. Box 552, Versailles, KY 40383. Guestbook is available online at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

(SS Wed Apr 9, 2014)

 

KATHY KIDWELL

A Cox's Creek resident, Kathy Jo Kidwell age 35, passed away on Monday March 31, 2014 at University of Louisville Hospital. She was born on Aug. 14, 1978 in Lebanon, Ky., was the former Kathy Jo Mattingly, she was an employee of Sullivan University working in the Graduate School Affairs Office, active with the Nelson County Special Olympics, American Diabetes Association, a WKU graduate, where she belonged to Sigma Kappa and a member of St. Gregory Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Francis Wallace Clark and John "Keg" Mattingly.

She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey Richard Kidwell of Cox's Creek; two step-children, Carsyn Kidwell and Adalin Kidwell both of Cox's Creek; her mother, Deborah Lynn Clark Mattingly of New Hope; her father, Gerard (Andi) Mattingly of St. Francis; 2 sisters, Becky (Mark) Ballard of Bardstown and Jessica Sturgeon of Louisville; a brother, Dallas Mattingly of St. Francis; nieces, Courtney Ballard and Paige Ballard both of Bardstown, and her grandmothers, Mary Clark of New Hope and Lucille Mattingly of Nazareth.

Mass of Christian burial was Friday April 4, 2014, 11 a.m., at St. Gregory Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Reverend Paul Eve was the celebrant.

Visitation was Thursday, from 2-8 p.m., with prayers at 7 p.m., and after 8:30 a.m. on Friday at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

Family requests that expressions of sympathy go to, St. Gregory Catholic School or Nelson County Special Olympics in memory of Kathy Kidwell.

(SS Wed Apr 9, 2014)

 

J. W. PHILLIPS

J. W. Phillips, age 82, of Bardstown, passed away at 12 a.m., Monday, March 31, 2014 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

A native of Washing-ton County, he was born on June 15, 1931 to the late Hugh and Nora Miller Phillips. He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, attended Texas School, an army veteran of the Korean War, a former employee of the Stockyard Farm and Dairy Supply Company of Louisville was the former owner of a Dairy Supply Company in Glasgow and an avid golfer.

Survivors include, his wife, Ina Mae Clark Phillips; three sisters, Daisy Coulter (Johnny) of Mt. Washington, Dorothy Tarter (Don) of Shepherdsville and Judy O'Keefe (John) of Florida; six brothers, Floyd Phillips (Geraldine), Kendall Phillips and Walton Phillips (Mary) all of Louisville, Harold Phillips (Sue) of Florida, High Allen Phillips (Becky) of Mt. Washington and Connie Lane Phillips (Peggy) of Salvisa and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 2, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Nelson Reynolds, pastor of the Deep Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial followed in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville, where military rites were conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Serving as pallbearers were Kendall Phillips, Walton Phillips, Jeff Phillips, Dewayne Bishop, Edgar Drake and Harold Bennett.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 9, 2014)

 

CHARLENE RUPP

Charlene Farris Rupp, 83, passed away Sunday morning, April 6, 2014.  Charlene was born Nov. 26, 1930 in Springfield, Ky., to the late Charles and Edna Farris. After graduation from Springfield High School, she attended Eastern Kentucky University to pursue a career in education. Her first teaching position was in New Albany, Ind., in 1953, where she also met husband to be, George Rupp.  They were married Aug. 1, 1954 at Springfield United Methodist Church. They moved to Seymour, Ind., in 1956 and had one daughter, Lisa, in 1958.

They moved to the northeast side of Indianapolis (Lawrence) in 1960. Charlene returned to her teaching career in 1964 in the Warren Township Schools, where she taught for 25 years. She and George retired to Corydon, Ind., in 1989, where Charlene pursued her love of gardening and especially herbs, by becoming an active member in the Kentuckiana Herb Society. She and George were also active members in the Corydon United Methodist Church and Historical Society.

They returned to the Indianapolis area in 1998 moving to Carmel, where Charlene continued to pursue her passion for herbs with the Central Indiana Herb Society. She also started the Red Hat WOW group. Her joy of books and support of literacy was shared with her involvement in the Carmel Clay Library Foundation Guild and the "Between the Covers" book club. Charlene and George are also members of the Carmel United Methodist Church.

Charlene is survived by husband George; daughter Lisa Rupp; sister Phyllis Pallada (Ted), and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather Wednesday, April 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Leppert Mortuary, Smith Carmel Chapel, 900 N. Rangeline Rd., Carmel, Ind.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at the mortuary followed by burial at Carmel Cemetery.

You are invited to visit the website www.leppertmortuary.com where you may share a personal memory of Charlene, sign the guest book and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to one of the following organizations: The Carmel Clay Public Library Foundation, 55 Fourth Ave. SE, Carmel, Indiana 46032 or The Central Indiana Herb Society, c/o Connie Patsiner, 6476 N. Parker, Indianapolis, IN 46220.

Leppert Mortuary-Carmel, Carmel, Ind., was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 9, 2014)

 

JOSEPH SMITH

Joseph Gary Smith age 62, of Oak Dr., Springfield, died at 8:35 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

Born Oct. 27, 1951 in Lebanon, he was preceded in death by his mother, Sylvia Mudd Smith, June 14, 1980. He was a real estate agent for several years and was a consultant with G. Smith Consulting and Courier and was a member of River of Life Community Church in Springfield.

He is survived by the love of his life, Peggy Browning Burke, of Lebanon; a son, Bryan (Laura) Smith of Lexington; two daughters, Natalie (Gabe) Stone and Meredith Smith all of Bardstown; his father, Jim Smith of Louisville; three brothers, Steve (Wanda) Smith of Springfield, Bernie (Carie) Smith of Louisville and Tony (Lamar) Smith of Houston, Texas.; seven sisters, Mary Carey (Pee Wee Nally) of Springfield, Barbara Ann (Tim) Thompson and Donna Jean (Jack) Reed all of Louisville, Judy (Rick) Goodin of Lebanon, Kita (Phil) Steinmetz of Jeffersonville, Ind., Theresa (Randy) Lanning of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Lou (John) Jaworski of Ijamsville, Md.; a grandson, Deuce Stone, 41 nieces and nephews and 16 great nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at River of Life Community Church in Springfield with Rev. Troy Shelton officiating. Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 till 8 p.m. on Tuesday and after 8 a.m. on Wednesday at River of Life Church.

Pallbearers will be Jerry and Terry Fowler, John Strickland, Wesley Smith, David Etheredge, Tommie Hurst, Lee Robinson and Michael Carey.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 9, 2014)

 

MARILYN SMITH

Marilyn Louise Smith age 57, of Willis Lane, Springfield, died at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at her residence.

Born Aug. 1, 1956 in Lebanon, she was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Sylvester and Mary Elizabeth Hamilton Smith and a sister, Barbara Elaine Smith, Oct. 11, 2007.

She is survived by a brother, Ronald Eugene Smith of Frankfort, two sisters, Mildred Hamilton and Jeanette Edelen both of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Ben Brown and Deacon Gus Cooper officiating.  Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Damian Edelen, Paul Mattingly, Richie and Greg Hamilton, Chris Tucker and Reggie Weathers.

Honorary pallbearers were members of Washington County Industries.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 9, 2014)

 

GERALDINE FLATTERY

Dominican Sister of Peace Geraldine Flattery, OP, 83, a native of West Lynn, Massachusetts, died on April 10, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Ky.

The visitation was Monday, April 14, at the Sansbury Care Center Chapel. The funeral was held on Tuesday, April 15, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. Burial was at the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Geraldine's memory may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219-2098. To make a secure online donation or to view a full obituary, please visit www.oppeace.org.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 16, 2014)

 

HELEN MUDD

Helen Hamilton Mudd, 86, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. She was born in Fredericktown, Ky., to the late Stith Thomas and Ruth Sutherland Hamilton. Helen was a graduate of St. Catharine's College and attended Lexington Theological Seminary.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, friend and servant of God, who dedicated her life to her family, faith and community. She was our rock always offering a listening ear, sage advice or a hug. She was a lifelong member of Christ the King and active in many organizations including Meals on Wheels and adult education. She was an avid reader who shared her love of books and learning by keeping the church rack full of choices. She connected to people with compassion and lead by example. She was one of the first Eucharist ministers at Christ the King.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, of 45 years, Ivo Edward Mudd, five brothers (John, Paul, Stith Thomas "ST", Richard, and Bob Hamilton) and two sons-in-law (David Chapman and Thomas Keough).

She is survived by her seven children, Amy Keough, Sally Chapman (Bill Needle), Diane Mudd, Mike (Nancy) Mudd, Louis (Rita West) Mudd, John (Shari) Mudd, Marilyn (Garland) Smith; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Louise Nally. Her grandchildren will be serving as pallbearers. Active pallbearers are Marc and Steven Chapman, Tyler Mudd, Aaron, Seth and Nathan Mudd. Honorary pallbearers are Amy Chapman-Chau, Christy Keough-Reeder, Laura Keough, Jordon Mudd-Surface, Michelle Mudd and Ethan Mudd.

Funeral mass held on Wednesday, April 16 at Christ the King and burial at Calvary Cemetery in Lexington, Ky. In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or Catholic Action Center. www.milwardfuneral.com.

(SS Wed Apr 16, 2014)

 

DORIS BOSWELL

Doris Wiley Boswell, 82, widow of Alton Bruce Boswell, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.  A graveside funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Peters Cemetery in Mackville with Bro. Rylan Allen officiating.

Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home in Harrodsburg.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to American Heart Association , P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL  60693-5120.

To share your memories or to send a message to the family, please visit www.alexanderandroyalty.com www.alexanderandroyalty.com> .

Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home were in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 23, 2014)

 

MARILYN CARPENTER

Marilyn Ann "Snookie" Carpenter, 56, of Taylorsville, died on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

In addition to her father, her survivors include her daughter, Christiana "Angel" Walker of Louisville.

Funeral services were conducted on April 18, at the Second Baptist Church of Taylorsville with the Reverend Dr. Charles E. Burton, Sr., officiating.

Interment was in the Valley Cemetery in Taylorsville, Ky. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Choir Fund of Second Baptist Church.

Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Taylorsville was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.halltaylorfuneralhomes.com.

(SS Wed Apr 23, 2014)

 

DOROTHY KAYS

Dorothy Seay Kays, age 97, of Bardstown, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Aug. 11, 1916 to the late Harvey and Molly Hardin Seay.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Frankfort, a 1936 graduate of Springfield High School and a retired employee of the Union Underwear Company of Frankfort.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Charlie S. Kays on Oct. 20, 1982 and a brother, William Seay.

Survivors include, two sons, Michael L. Kays and his wife, Connie of Springfield, Pat Kays and his wife, Susan of Bardstown; a daughter, Barbara Riley of Avon, Ind.; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 23 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. James Carroll, pastor of the Parkway Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Chris Kays, Timothy Riley, Carl Riley, Jr., Ty Kays, David Kays and Jonathan Kays.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 23, 2014)

 

AUDREY MATTINGLY

Audrey Milburn Mattingly, age 89, of Walnut Street, Springfield, passed away at 5:52 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

A native of London, England, she was born on Aug. 1, 1924 to the late Henry and Ethel Horrigan Hand. She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her first husband, Zoy Milburn on July 16, 1976; a son, Doug Milburn on Feb. 13, 1986; two daughters, Carol Ann Milburn on July 28, 1947 and Anne Michelle Milburn on Dec. 7, 1965 and two brothers, George and Ron Hand.

Survivors include, her husband, Leonard Mattingly; a daughter, Sheila Yankey and her husband, Tobe of Springfield; two sons, Craig Milburn and his wife, Marsha of Zephyrhills, Fla. and Philip Milburn and his wife, Laura of Lebanon; six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, at the Springfield Baptist Church with Bro. Kyle Yankey, Tobe Yankey and Rev. Justin Compton, officiating.

Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers were Bob and Ann Walker, Mike Jones, Chuck Smothers, Tom Reddick, Cherry Gibson, Doris Shewmaker and Terry Kurtz.

Serving as pallbearers were Brian Yankey, Dylan Yankey, Zoy Milburn, Ryan Milburn, Nate Madden, Paul Herald, Joey Auberry and Ashley Davis.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 23, 2014)

 

DOUGLAS PINKSTON

Douglas Donald Pinkston, age 60, of Mackville, passed away at 9:56 a.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington.

He was born in Harrodsburg, Ky., on June 14, 1953 to Donald and Norma Logsdon Pinkston. He was a member of the Mackville Christian Church where he served as a deacon, assistant Sunday School Superintendent and was a former Sunday school teacher. He was a retired employee of the Kentucky Department of Transportation, a 1972 graduate of Washington County High School and an employee of Owens Trucking Company of Danville.

Preceding him in death was his father, Donald Pinkston on Feb. 13, 2012.

Survivors include his wife, Pam Lewis Pinkston; two sons, Matthew Pinkston and his wife, Anita of Springfield, Chad Pinkston of Danville; three grandchildren, Malachi Pinkston, Nathaniel Chapman and Alyssa Pinkston; his mother, Norma Pinkston of Mackville and a sister, Debbie Back and her husband, Dan of Lexington.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, at the Mackville Christian Church with Bro. Jim Cooper, a former minister of the Mackville Christian Church, officiating. He was assisted by Bro. Rylan Allen, the church minister.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Charlie Goatley, Jim Crouch, Kelly Coulter, Eddie Young, Everett Lee Russell, Glenn Arnold, Marty Hatchett, Dwight Simpson, Carl Gabhart and Terry Warner.

Casket bearers were Justin Reynolds, Cody Young, Aaron Moore, Kevin Russell, Jarrod Russell and Justin Hatchett.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 23, 2014)

 

RUSSELL PINKSTON

Russell Gary Pinkston, age 64, of Prather Lane, Springfield, passed away at 11 a.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.

He was born in Lebanon, Ky., on July 30, 1949 to the late William Russell and Geneva Baker Pinkston. He was a member of the Thompsonville Baptist Church and a farmer.

Survivors include, a sister, Deborah Pinkston of Springfield; three brothers, J.L. Pinkston and his wife, Eleanor of Willisburg, Dixie Pinkston and his wife, Sheilda and Charles Pinkston and his wife Shirl all of Springfield; two nieces, two nephews and six great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, April 21, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jamie Chesser, pastor of the Mt. Freedom Baptist Church, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Jerry Goss, pastor of the Thompsonville Baptist Church.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Brad Pinkston, Nick Shewmaker, Derrick Lewis, Terry Hill, Paul Case and Don McMichael.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 23, 2014)

 

ANNA BARR

Anna Lou Tennill Barr, 87, of Willisburg, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.

A native of Washington County, she was born on June 3, 1926, to the late Wilmer Lee and Jenny Catherine Grigsby Tennill.

She was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church and retired employee of the former Cricketeer Company of Harrodsburg.

Preceding her in death was her husband, James Chressel Barr on Sept. 27, 1989; her daughter-in-law, Wanda Barr on Sept. 4, 2009, and a sister, Nancy Sue Tennill in 1938.

Survivors include, a son, Bruce Barr; two grandchildren, Stacy Barr and his wife, Beth and Justin Barr; two great-grandchildren, Stacia Burton and her husband, Nathan and Derek Barr all of Willisburg; four sisters, Helen Parrott of Springfield, Josephine Foster of Louisville, Betsy Curtsinger of Willisburg and Mary Jo Hale of Versailles and two brothers, Pete Tennill and his wife, Katherine and Ralph Tennill and his wife, Johnnie all of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Abbott, pastor of the North Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Parksville, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were John Kirsch, Timothy Stine and Roy Burkhead.

Casket bearers were Timmy Stine, Casey Stine, Gary Curtsinger, Jeff Bishop, Mark Bishop and Cody Bishop.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 30, 2014)

 

JOSEPH CAMPBELL

Joseph Benjamin "Big Ben" Campbell, 55, of Lebanon, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He was born in Mt. Sterling, Ky., to Nancy Justice and William David Campbell in the spring of 1959. He earned his living as a farmer in Washington County. He loved being outside, breathing fresh air and gardening with his wife Dottie. He had professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith.

He was preceded in death by a son, William David Campbell.

Besides his parents, William David Campbell and wife Reece of Mt. Sterling, and Nancy (Justice) Chase of Indianapolis, Ind., "Big Ben" is survived by his wife Dottie (Tamme) Campbell of Lebanon; four children, Joseph Benjamin Campbell, Jr., Quenton Beaux Campbell, Frances Elaine May Campbell, and Kimberlee Marie Campbell, all of Springfield; one stepdaughter, Cameron Nicole Lunsford of Lebanon; six grandchildren, William, Kira, Peyton, Jared, Natalie, and Haley; one brother, William Randolph Campbell of Indianapolis, Ind..

Per Mr. Campbell's wishes, funeral services were not held. Instead, the family conducted a picnic in his honor on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Idle Hour Park in Springfield, Ky.

LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Campbellsville, Ky., was in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 30, 2014)

 

KATHY NETHERLAND

A Bardstown resident, Kathy Lynn Netherland, 48, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 7, 1965, in Shelbyville, received her Masters of Special Education from Campbellsville University, her Masters of Vocational Rehabilitation and Masters of Family Studies from the University of Kentucky. She was a Special Education Teacher for the Bardstown School System and a member of KEA and Parkway Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hayden Netherland and her daughter, Samantha Grace Netherland.

She is survived by her daughter, Holly Alyssa Netherland of Bardstown; parents, Norris Lee and Betty Lou Bryan Hardin of Bardstown; four sisters, Margaret Gayle Clark, Stephanie (Jamie) Clark Thompson both of Bardstown, Pamela (Beau) Adams of Louisville, Stacey (David) Hibbard of Springfield; a brother, Jeffrey (Brooke) Hardin of Louisville; a sister-in-law, Carla (Richard) Hodges of North Carolina and brother in law, Jan (Jill) Netherland of Fla.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 28, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Parkway Baptist Church with burial in Bardstown Cemetery. Dr. James Carroll officiated.

Visitation was Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Parkway Baptist Church. Expressions of sympathy have been requested to, Special Olympics of Kentucky, KEA, and Nelson County Humane Society.

Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home of Bardstown was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 30, 2014)

 

SAMANTHA NETHERLAND

A Bardstown resident, Samantha Grace Netherland, 16, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Dec. 20, 1997, in Lexington, was a sophomore at Bardstown High School where she was a member of the academic team, chorus and in the young leaders program and was recently accepted into the Gatton Academy Program at Western Kentucky University, and was a member of Parkway Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Hayden and Kathy Lynn Hardin Netherland and her paternal grandparents, Charles Edwin and Margaret Lewis McCubbin Netherland.

She is survived by her sister, Holly Alyssa Netherland of Bardstown; her maternal grandparents, Norris Lee and Betty Lou Bryan Hardin of Bardstown; aunts, Margaret Gayle Clark, Stephanie (Jamie) Clark Thompson both of Bardstown, Pamela (Beau) Adams of Louisville, Stacey (David) Hibbard of Springfield, Carla (Richard) Hodges of North Carolina and uncles, Jeffrey (Brooke) Hardin of Louisville and Jan (Jill) Netherland of Fla.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 28, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Parkway Baptist Church with burial in Bardstown Cemetery.

Visitation was Sunday April 27, 2014, at Parkway Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy has been requested to Special Olympics of Ky, Humane Society, Bardstown High School Chorus or Academic Team. Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 30, 2014)

 

EVELYN PETERS

Evelyn Chesser Peters, 85, of Bloomfield Road, Springfield, passed away at 6:35 p.m., Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Dec. 31, 1928, to the late Will and Eva Mae Lewis Chesser.

She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church and a long-time employee of the Springfield Redrying Company.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Ernest Peters on Aug. 10, 1987; a son, Tommy Peters on April 11, 2013; two daughters-in-law, Corine Peters on Sept. 22, 2013, and Margaret Peters on Sept. 26, 2013, and three sisters, Christine Bowman, Dorothy Keeling and Louise Grigsby.

Survivors include, three sons, Bill Peters of Springfield, Albert Peters of Willisburg and Joe Peters and his wife, Marilyn of Springfield; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandchild and one sister, Betty Ryker and her husband, Carl, of Green Cove Springs, Fla.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 25 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Cal Adams, pastor of the Temple Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Beech Grove Cemetery,

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Dale Peters, Steven Daniel Peters, Kellee Peters, Gerald Bishop, Harold Grigsby and Carl Burgen.

Casket bearers were Steven Peters, Brandon Peters, Matt Jenkins, Jeff Huddleston, Tommy May and Bobby Lewis.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 30, 2014)

 

LYDIA ROBARDS

Lydia Lee Barber RoBards, 91, formerly of Grundy Ave., Springfield, died at 11:40 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Nazareth Home in Louisville.

Born May 30, 1922, in Washington County, she was preceded in death by her parents, Richard Oliver and Roxie Lee Wakefield Barber, her husband, Robert A. RoBards, Nov. 14, 1984, three brothers, John Frank, Oliver Houston "Tink", and Richard Wakefield "Buddy" Barber and a sister, Roxie Belle Hubbard.

She was a graduate of Nazareth Academy, a former member of Springfield BPW, St. Dominic Altar Society and was a member of St. Dominic Church.

Survivors include two sons, Richard (Linda) RoBards of Campbellsville and John (Jeannie) RoBards of Louisville, a daughter, Bobbie (Charlie)Mathews of West Linn, Oregon, nine grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

Funeral mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were J. R., Ryan and William RoBards, Charles Mathews, David Hubbard and Alex Barber.

Contributions are suggested to St. Dominic Church Building Fund.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 30, 2014)

 

AMELIA HALL

Amelia Jane Smith Hall, 98, of Jimtown Road, Springfield, passed away at 10:20 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at her home.

A native of Marion County, she was born on Oct. 26, 1915, to the late Clay and Beulah Garrett Smith. She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her husband, William Hugh Hall on Feb. 23, 1999; a son, Hugh Donat Hall on Dec. 11, 2007; a sister, Helen "Marie" Smothers and two brothers, Home B. Smith and James "Red" Smith.

Survivors include, two daughters, Bonnie Smith and her husband, Wayne of Campbellsville and Elaine Coyle and her husband, Johnny of Springfield; a daughter-in-law, Frances Hall of Springfield; eight grandchildren, Sherri Hodgen, Wayland Hall, David Hall, Sharron Cambron, Kelli Gutierrez, Shannon Smith, Yvonne Coyle and Jonathan Coyle; 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 2, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Oldham, former pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Justin Compton, pastor of Springfield Baptist Church and Rev. Troy Shelton, pastor of River Of Life Church.

Burial was on Cemetery Hill in Springfield.

Serving as pallbearers were Robert Thomas Hodgen, Robert Hodgen, Jeremy Yaste, Kurt Cambron, John Edward Keeling, Mike Jones and Bob Walker.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 7, 2014)

 

CHARLES KELTY

Charles Irvin "Charlie" Kelty, 77, of Louisville, Ky., died on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:45 p.m., at his home. Charlie was born May 27, 1937. He was raised in the small community of Manton, Ky and was the youngest of seven children. He moved to Louisville as a young man and started his career at the Steele Mill, where after 45 plus years of service he retired. He was a member of AA for 40 plus years and just recently received his 40-year token.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Neomi Graves Kelty; twin brothers, Hermon and Herbert Kelty, and a sister, Mary Thomas.

Survivors include two sisters, Virgie Mattingly, Lebanon, Ky., and Martha Selby, Danville, Ky., and a brother, John Warren Kelty, Louisville, Ky. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces & nephews, and great-great nieces & nephews. A long-time friend, Carol Bell and his very special neighbors, Pat and John Featherstone.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at St. Dominic Catholic Church. Interment followed at the church cemetery.

A visitation was held from 5 – 8 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday evening by Deacon Joseph R. Dant.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Hosparus of Louisville or American Cancer Society .

(SS Wed May 7, 2014)

 

NELLIE LOGAN

Nellie Catherine Hurrigan Logan, 65, of Lexington, formerly of Springfield, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Cambridge Place Care Center in Lexington.

She is survived by her husband, William Henry Logan: six sons, Billy Hurrigan and Demetrius Logan both of Versailles, Terry Logan of Lebanon, Charles and Jonathan Logan both of Lexington and Joseph Logan of Loretto and a daughter, Contessa Logan of Lebanon.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. May 2, at Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Springfield with Rev. Morris Allen Keene, Rev. Pat Neal and Rev. Tommy Calhoun officiating. Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Demetrius, Terry and Jonathan Logan, Justin Young, Pat Neal and John Bell.

Honorary pallbearers were her sisters, Frances Smalley, Rebecca Young, Phyllis Edwards, Octavia Hurrigan, Delores Perry and Annette Bell.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 7, 2014)

 

JOSEFINA RIVERA-ORTIZ

Dominican Sister of Peace Josefina Rivera-Ortiz, OP, 104, a native of Orocovis, Puerto Rico, died on April 25, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Ky.

A Dominican for 73 years, Sr. Josefina worked in several of her congregation's various ministries: spiritual retreats in Elkins Park, Pa. and Kendall, Fla.; residences for women in Philadelphia, Pa. and New York City, N.Y.; social work among the poor in Florida, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico and a mission in Cali, Columbia.

In 2013, Sr. Josefina moved to Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine), where she entered a ministry of prayer.

Sr. Josefina is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are through Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield. The visitation was Wednesday, April 30, at the Sansbury Care Center Chapel. The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 1, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. Burial was at the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Josefina's memory may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219-2098.

To make a secure online donation or to view a full obituary, please visit www.oppeace.org.

(SS Wed May 7, 2014)

 

ROBERT WALKER JR.

Robert Matthew "Bobby" Walker Jr., 62, of Bardstown, formerly of Springfield, died at 2:24 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

He is survived by his wife, Annette VanCleve Walker; seven sons, Bob, George, Derrick, David and James Walker all of Bardstown, Erick Walker of Louisville and Bryant Walker.

Cremation was chosen and a memorial mass will be conducted at 10 a.m., Friday, May 9, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with burial in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Visitation at the church will be from 8:30 a.m. Friday until time of service.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 7, 2014)

 

CLARENCE CHESSER

Clarence Ray Chesser, 74, of Polin Road, Willisburg, passed away at 5:05 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Oct. 8, 1939, to the late Robert Lee and Ellie Milburn Chesser. He was a member of The Church of God, a retired construction worker and farmer.

Survivors include, his son, Jerry Chesser (Sheila) of Willisburg; three brothers, Leroy Chesser (Sue), Tolbert Chesser (Helen) and Robert Junior (Imogene) Chesser all of Willisburg and four sisters, Peggy Hawkins (Benny) and Mae Marple of Willisburg, Juanita Byrd (Roy) of Chaplin and Rosell Bunch (Bobby) of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 10 at the Willisburg Church Of God Of Prophecy with Rev. Earl Hazel, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Wesley Bunch, Kurt Chesser, Shawn Clark, Chris Clark, Brock Hawkins and Tim Marple.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 14, 2014)

 

PAULA HAMELIN

Paula Hamelin, 61 of Lebanon, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at University of Louisville Hospital.

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Leo A. Hamelin, Jr.; two daughters, Nicole Griffith (Philip) of Elizabethtown and Lauren Hamelin of Lebanon, and a son, Jesse Lee Hamelin.

No public services are planned.Cremation was chosen. Expressions of sympathy may go to the Marion County Humane Society, 1105 Highway 208, Lebanon, Ky., 40033. Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed May 14, 2014)

 

JOSEPH HUTCHINS SR.

Joseph Arch Hutchins Sr., 87, of Loretto, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Survivors include nine daughters, Linda Bruner, Karan Luckett, Denise Hayden and Terri Farmer, all of Loretto; Kathy Pivot of Boston, Vicki Newton of Saint Francis, Deanna Thornton of Lebanon, Carol Payton of Turner Station, and Brenda Sue Daugherty of Raywick; two sons, Joseph Arch "Junie" Hutchins Jr. and Doug "Purple" Hutchins both of Loretto.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, with burial following in Holy Cross Cemetery. Rev. James W. Graf was the celebrant.

Visitation was May 13 at Mattingly Funeral Home with a prayer service by Bro. Robert Barr.

Pallbearers were his sons and sons-in-law.

(SS Wed May 14, 2014)

 

MARY TEATER

Mary Jo Royalty Teater, 87, of Willisburg, passed away at 6:07 a.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

She was born in Nelson County on May 16, 1926, to the late Ruel Price and Mabel Josephine Simpson Royalty. She was a member of the Willisburg Christian Church and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death were two daughters, Gilda Jean Teater in 1949 and Katherine Jeanette Teater in 1959; a son, Ronnie Teater on Dec. 23, 1990, and a great grandson, Cameron Bailey Devine on Aug. 29, 2000.

Survivors include, her husband, Robert Teater; a daughter, Beverly Devine (Steve); a son, David Teater all of Willisburg; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and two sisters, Laura Milburn and Edna Lanham, both of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Robert E. Jones, former minister of Willisburg Christian Church and Springfield Christian Church, officiating. He was assisted by Bro. Claude Waldridge, former minister of Springfield Christian Church.

Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Neal Devine, Brandon Teater, Zachary Devine, Bruce Milburn, Len Milburn and Ray Allen Lanham.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 14, 2014)

 

BETTIE WALKER

Bettie Edelen Walker, 93, of East High St., Springfield, died at 1:21 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. A complete obituary will be in next week's edition of The Springfield Sun.

Hale-Polin-Robinson are in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed May 14, 2014)

 

DOROTHY BLACK

Dorothy Jean Moore Black, 73, of Lebanon, Ky., passed away at 12:24 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014, at her home.

A native of Marion County, she was born on April 29, 1941, to the late Eddie Clarence and Anna Bell Ratliffe Moore.

She was a member of the Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Lee (Dennis) of Lebanon and Gina Jo "Nikki" Wheatley both of Lebanon and a son, Charles Allen Black (Brenda) of Radcliff.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 19, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Skaggs, pastor of the Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers were Jerry Bright, Gery Moore, Larry Moore, Dennie Moore, James Moore and Scott Black.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 21, 2014)

 

HALEY DUES

Haley Nicole Dues, 10, of Springfield, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville. She was born April 2, 2003, in Lebanon, KY., was a fourth-grader at Bardstown Elementary and of the Catholic faith.

Her parents Rhonda Wade and John Wayne Dues, Jr. of Springfield survive her.

Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral. Burial was in St. Joseph Church Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, May 20, 2014, with evening prayers at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home, who is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 21, 2014)

 

FRANCES MATTINGLY

Frances Earlene Mattingly, 65, of Loretto, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at her residence.

She was born February 2, 1949, at Saint Francis. She was a former employee of the Loretto Motherhouse.

Survivors include three daughters, Angela Kirsch (Eddie) and Pam Mattingly, all of Bardstown, and Krista Nalley (Keith) of Loretto, and one son, Doug Mattingly (Jessica) of Loretto.

Funeral services were held at Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Mattingly Funeral Home, Loretto with interment following in Saint Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Saint Francis. Rev. Darren Gillespie will officiate.

Pallbearers are Pam, Doug, Levi and Goose Mattingly, Keith Nalley and Darryl Chesser.

Honorary pallbearers are Angela and Eddie Kirsch, Krista Nalley, Jessica Donahue, Haley, Destany and Hannah Mattingly.

(SS Wed May 21, 2014)

 

BETTIE WALKER

Bettie Erma Edelen Walker, 93, of E. High St., Springfield, died at 1:21 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born Jan. 26, 1921, in Washington County, she was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Katie Grundy Edelen; her husband, Charles David Christian Walker, Nov. 27, 1998; five brothers, James, Charles Henry, Joe, Willis and Johnson Edelen; three sisters, Anna Mae Mickens, Virginia Stateman and Martha Spalding; a grandson, Mark Walker and a great grandson, Jonathan Mayberry.

She had worked at Hubbards Restaurant in Springfield, as a nurse's aide at Sansbury Infirmary at St. Catharine for many years, was a homemaker, a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the Homemakers Club.

She is survived by three sons, Billy (Wanda) Walker of Marion, Oh., Herbert Walker of Tyler, Texas and Joe (Anna) Walker of Lebanon, seven daughters, Barbara (Ralph) Smith, Joyce (Charles) Thomas and Mildred Walker all of Louisville, Mary (Charles) Hickman of Bardstown, Juanita Moore, Denise (Steve Linton) Hurrigan and Donna Coulter all of Springfield; one sister, Marie Addison of Kansas City, Mo., a sister-in-law, Mary Willa Edelen of Springfield; 30 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Ben Brown and Deacon Gus Cooper officiating.  Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jonathan Mayberry, Christopher Tucker, Bryant Hurrigan, Jarrell and Bryant Walker and Demarcus Weathers.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 21, 2014)

 

BOBBY HARDIN

Bobby Gene Hardin, 71, of Cox's Creek went to be with Jesus at5:49 p.m., Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Baptist Health in Louisville.

A native of Washington County, he was born on October 22, 1942, to the late Randall and Nannie Katherine Lewis Hardin.

He was a member of the Free Pentecostal Church and a retired employee of the Fischer Packing Company of Louisville.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Carolyn Mae Milburn Hardin on December 8, 2011, a son, Ronald Gene Hardin on March 10, 2008, and his parents, Randall Hardin in 1991, and his mother, Nannie Katherine Lewis Hardin in 1991.

Survivors include, two sons, Terry Hardin and his wife, Suzanne of Cox's Creek and Charles Hardin and his wife, Jenny of Cox's Creek; a daughter, Fredia Lewis and her husband, Chris of Mackville; five grandchildren, Tyler Hardin, Alisha Hardin, Zachary Hardin, Ashley Lewis and Adam Lewis; a brother, Prentice Hardin of Cox's Creek and four sisters, Aline Grider of Cox's Creek, Rita Perkins of Bardstown, Judy Hardin of Willisburg and Brenda Weakley of Willisburg.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., May 28, at the Free Pentecostal Church with Rev. Frank Foster, the interim pastor of the church, officiating.

Burial will be in the High View Cemetery at Chaplin.

Serving as pallbearers will be Terry Hardin, Charles Hardin, Tyler Hardin, Chris Lewis, Ritchie Sims and Timothy Marple.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 28, 2014)

 

BILLY MATTINGLY

Billy Joe Mattingly, 64, of Boswell Lane, Mackville, passed away at 2:53 p.m., Thursday, May 22, 2014, at his home.

He was born in Mercer County on May 23, 1949, to the late Hughie Walter and Nora Ethel Peavler Mattingly.

He was a member of the Mackville Baptist Church, a 1967 graduate of Willisburg High School and a retired employee of General Electric Company.

Survivors include, his wife, Loraine "Red" Fowler Mattingly; four sons, Billy Joe Mattingly, II of Mackville, Jerry Thomas Fowler (Michelle) of Harrodsburg, Terry Allen Fowler (Linda) of Danville and Brandon Kyle Mattingly (Jennifer) of Perryville; nine grandchildren; a sister, Anna Mae Keeling of Montgomery, Ala. and two brothers, George Donald Mattingly of Bardstown and Gerald Walter Mattingly of Willisburg.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 24, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Goss, pastor of the Thompsonville Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Joseph Ryan Mattingly, Charles Fowler, Bruce Fowler and Thomas Bishop.

Casket bearers were Brandon Mattingly, Jerry Fowler, Terry Fowler, Jacob Fowler, Josh Noel and Joe Wohner.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 28, 2014)

 

WILLIAM SMITH

William J. "Willie" Smith, 74, of Bardstown passed away Friday, May 23, 2014, at St. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville.  He was born August 24, 1939, in Bardstown.  He was the president of Smith Brothers Distributing in Bardstown.  A distributer of Anheuser-Busch Beer, a prominent business man, a 1957 graduate of St. Joe Prep, a graduate of St. Catherine Jr. College and attended Western Kentucky University.  He served in the National Guard, a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ducks Unlimited, NRA, Nelson County Beef Cattleman Association, National Wild Turkey Federation, KY Malt Beverage Council Board Member, KMBC Benefits Trust Board Member, KMBA PAC Board Member, KMBA Past President, National Beer Wholesalers Association Longtime Member, KY Beer Wholesalers Association Past President and Malt Beverage Education Corporation Board Member, an avid collector, loved being with his grandchildren, gardening, feeding bird, and going to the farm.

 He is preceded in death by his parents, B.L. "Butcher Bill" and Sylvia Smith.

 He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patsy Forsee Smith of Bardstown; five daughters, Helen (Mike) Filiatreau of Cox's Creek, Rebekah "Becky" Smith of Mooresville, KY, Rachel (Ken) Briney of Bloomfield, Challon Smith, Suzanne (Michael) Spalding both of Bardstown; son, Jay (Angela) Smith of Bardstown; eleven grandchildren; five brothers, Rapier (Violet) Smith, Bert (Joyce) Smith, and Frankie (Lucy) Smith all of Bardstown, Tommy Smith of Aurora, CO., and Pat (Cecilia) Smith of Bardstown; two sisters, Mary (Bob) Wilson of Buckner, Ky. and Genny (Dave) Horlander of Bardstown; host of nieces and nephew and great-nieces and great-nephews; thought of as one of his own daughters, Jane Eigelbach.

 His funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Rev. Bill Hammer will be officiated with Rev. Joe Batcheldor as con-celebrate. Memorial contributions may go to the Crusade for Children, Barktown Rescue or Nelson County Humane Society.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 28, 2014)

 

ANN WALKER

Ann Carney Walker, 81, of West Virginia Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 1:05 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014, at her home after an illness.

A native of Washington County, she was born on February 4, 1933, to the late Walter and Effie Mae Cheser Carney.

She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was a sister, Frances Carney on April 16, 1996.

On July 11, 1950, in Springfield, she was united in marriage to Robert Mitchell "Bob" Walker, whom she is survived by.

Also surviving are two sons, Eric Walker and his wife, Maura of Springfield and John F. Walker of Lexington; a daughter, Lisa Walker of Springfield, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Josh Walker and his wife Jacqueline and Erica Walker and two great grandchildren, Ethan and Colin Walker all of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 3, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Justin Compton, pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Terry McIlvoy, pastor of the Rockbridge Baptist Church.

Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were fellow workers of the Awana Program of Springfield Baptist Church which Ann was associated with.

Casket bearers were Melvin Settles, John Cobb, Glenn Devine, Bobby Hodgen, Billy Russell and Mel Grissom.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 4, 2014)

 

LOIS WASHBURN

Lois Ann Washburn, 61, of Loretto, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at her residence.

She was born July 15, 1952, in Nelson County. She was a former homemaker and a Catholic by faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Washburn, her parents, John Richard and Pauline "Polly" Powell Mattingly and one brother, Joseph Daniel "Skeeter" Mattingly.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Washburn (Jenny) of Loretto and Wayne Washburn (Malena) of Springfield, five step-grandchildren and one brother, J.R. Mattingly of Loretto.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 6785 Highway 52, Saint Francis, with interment following in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, 3909 Valley Hill Road in Springfield.

Pallbearers are David Washburn, Kenny Hood, Todd Drake, David Brown, Mikie Boblitt and Danny Gilpin

Visitation was Monday at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto.

Memorial contributions may go toward burial expenses.

(SS Wed Jun 4, 2014)

 

FRANCES HAMILTON

Frances Kathleen Greenwell Hamilton, 89, formerly of Cissellville Rd., Springfield, died at 9:54 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the residence of her daughter, Angela Medley, in Springfield.

Born August 4, 1924, in Washington County, she was preceded in death by her parents, Emmett Marcellus and Frances Carrie Newton Greenwell; her husband, Louis Ivo Hamilton, March 8, 2007; a daughter, Theresa Elaine Hamilton, June 11, 1966, and two brothers, J. T. and Junie Greenwell.

She had worked as an operator at Cowden Mfg. Co. in Springfield for several years, was a homemaker and a member of St. Rose Catholic Church.

She is survived by two sons, Jerry (Rose) Hamilton of Bardstown and Donnie (Mary Gail) Hamilton of Harrodsburg; seven daughters, Marilyn (Sam) Carrico of Louisville, Sharon (John) Hosek of Rocky River, Ohio, Janice (T.R.) Smith, Kateri (Eddie) Mudd and Angela Medley all of Springfield, Arlene (Richard) Brady of Elizabethtown and Peggy (Tobin) Thomas of Shepherdsville; four sisters, Sister Theresina Greenwell, O.P. of St. Catharine, Josephine Hill of Springfield, Ursula Wagner of Selinsgrove, Pa., and Marilyn Hill of Louisville; 24 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at St. Rose Catholic Church with Rev. Mark Hamilton officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ryan and Craig Hamilton, Mason Carrico, Brian Avon, Tony Smith, Brandon Brady, Blake Thomas and Kyle Medley.

The family would like to give special thanks to Hosparus and her special caregivers Elmerita Hall and Emma Rita Wheatley.

Contributions are suggested to Hosparus.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 11, 2014)

 

NORMAN ROSE

Norman Rose, 73, of Simms Lane, Springfield, passed away at 3:40 p.m., Friday, June 6, 2014, at the Life Care Center in Bardstown.

A native of Estill County, Ky., he was born on Dec. 23, 1940, to the late Owen and Modena Hymer Rose.

He was a retired truck driver.

Survivors include a daughter, Lynda Rose Clark (Robert) of Ohio, two sisters; Christine Tabler (Russell) of Hillview and Jeanie Tingle (Louis) of Louisville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his longtime friend and caregiver, Janice Stine of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, June 9 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Cal Adams, pastor of the Temple Baptist Church, officiating.

Serving as pallbearers were, Kenny Sumner, Robert Clark, Michael White, Larry Settles, Perry Sallee and Doug Gabhart.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Carey and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 11, 2014)

 

JAMES SPARROW

James Edward "Buddy" Sparrow, 55, of Covington Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 5:50 p.m., Friday, June 6, 2014, at the UK Health Care Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.

He was born in Lebanon, Ky., on August 1, 1958, to Marvin Eugene and Mary Hazel Lewis Sparrow.

He was a member of the Brush Grove Baptist Church and was a long-time employee of the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Preceding him in death was his father, Marvin E. Sparrow on December 25, 2005.

Survivors include, his son, Michael Sparrow (Natosha) of Lawrenceburg; two grandchildren, William Edward Sparrow and Kasey Renee Sparrow; his fiancé, Joni Harrell of Springfield, his mother, Mary Hazel Sparrow of Springfield; a sister, Linda Peach (Kenny) of Lawrenceburg and two brothers, Larry Sparrow (Janet) of Springfield and Hershell Sparrow (Kathy) of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Everett Hood, pastor of the Brush Grove Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the High View Cemetery at Chaplin.

Serving as honorary pallbearer was Richard Chance.

Casket bearers were Phillip Sparrow, Ricky Lewis, Quinn Hawkins, Ronald Dale Lewis, Harold Sparrow and John Harrell.

Carey and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 11, 2014)

 

ALTON HAGAN

Alton Wayne Hagan, 67, of Lawson Lane, Willisburg, passed away at 2 a.m., Sunday, June 15, 2014, at the home of his son, Doug, in New Haven.

A native of Marion County, he was born on Dec. 6, 1946, to the late John Albert, Jr. and Agnes Mattingly Hagan.

He retired in January of 2013 from the Barton Distillery where he was employed for 47 years; he was a 1965 graduate of St. Catherine High School in New Haven and a member of the Anchor Of Hope Church.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Carol Evans Hagan; a grandson, William Brady Hagan; a great grandson, Joseph Dale Willett; a brother, Randy Hagan and a special friend, Earlene Mattingly.

Survivors include, two sons, Charles Ballard ŇChuckÓ Hagan (Rhonda) of Willisburg and Doug Hagan (Carisa) of New Haven; two daughters, Lisa Riley (Joey) of Boston and Crystal Gail Hayden (Kevin) of Bardstown; a step son, Brian Madden of Springfield and a step daughter, Dawn Barr (Jeff) of Springfield; seven grandchildren; two step grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Wanda Murrow (Danny) of Louisville and Linda Newton (Jerry) of St. Francis and five brothers, Larry Hagan (Diane) of Loretto, Joe Hagan (Faye) of St. Francis, Steve Hagan (Anita) of Springfield, Danny Hagan of Buffalo and Keith Hagan of New Hope.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 18 at the Anchor of Hope Church with Rev. Ricky Cheatham and Rev. Larry Baker officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Joe Hagan, Steven Hagan and Adam Barr.

Casket bearers were Nathan Hagan, Nicholas Hagan, Larry Hagan, Steve Hagan, Danny Hagan and Keith Hagan.

Visitation was Tuesday at the Anchor of Hope Church in Willisburg.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 18, 2014)

 

RAMONE LOWE

Ramone Domonique Lowe, 26, of Junction City, Kan., died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

He is survived by his mother, Mary E. Lowe; grandmother, Dorothy Sleet and step-mother, Shannon Lowe.

A funeral Mass was held on Friday, June 13, 2014, at St. Xavier Catholic Church with Fr. Ninemire officiating. Visitation was Thursday evening, June 12 at Penwell-Gable Johnson Chapel in Junction City, Kan. Cremation followed the service.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Ramone Lowe Memorial fund c/o Sunflower Back, 510 N. Jefferson St., Junction City, KS, 66441.

(SS Wed Jun 18, 2014)

 

GERTRUDE ZABLONTNY

Dominican Sister of Peace Gertrude Veronica Zablotny, OP, 88, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., died on June 8, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Ky.

The funeral was held Thursday, June 12 at Sansbury Care Center Chapel with burial at the St. Catharine Motherhouse Cemetery.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 18, 2014)

 

MARGARET ELERY

Margaret Frances Montgomery Elery, 77, of Lexington, formerly of Springfield, passed away June 20, 2014.

She was a retired switchboard operatory for Kentucky Utilities for over 30 years and was a member of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church.

She was the wife of Thomas 'Bertie' Elery for 57 years.

Five children survive her: Larry, Marie, Michael, Michelle and Thomas Elery, and brother Bill Montgomery. Eleven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends also survive her.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 26 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Lexington. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service.

Smith & Smith Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 25, 2014)

 

VIRGINIA LEWIS

Virginia Rose Holderman Lewis, 75, of Mackville, passed away at 2:10 a.m., Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the Harrodsburg Health Care in Harrodsburg.

A native of Washington County, she was born on September 3, 1938, to the late James Richard and Viola Hall Holderman.

She was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church, a 1957 graduate of Mackville High School and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was a son, Barney Lewis on June 13, 1996, and a brother, Ed Holderman.

Survivors include, her husband, Burtes Lewis; a daughter, Penny Lowe of Georgetown; a son, Bradley Lewis (Julie Culver) of Willisburg; a grandson, Joshua Thompson of Georgetown; two great grandchildren, William Landon Thompson and Allyson Nicole Thompson and a brother, Bruce Holderman of Elizabethtown.

Funeral services were held at 11a.m., Friday, June 20 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. J.W. Hatfield, pastor of the Willisburg Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers were Josh Thompson, Wayne Holderman, Mark Boblitt, James Robert Boblitt, Nathan Lewis and Marty Lewis.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 25, 2014)

 

JOSEPH MATTINGLY

Joseph Gary Mattingly, 64, of Loretto, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014, at his residence.

He was born April 7, 1950, in Marion County.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Stephanie Essex Mattingly; three daughters, Melinda Peterson of Loretto, Tabatha Hamilton of Manton and Jessica Mattingly of Saint Francis.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, June 23, 2014, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Saint Francis. The Revs. George Illikkal and Emil Kandor were concelebrates. Interment was in the church cemetery, where military rites were conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Prayer service was conducted by Rev. Deacon Dennis May.

Pallbearers were Greg Mattingly, Cooper Mattingly, Kevin Peterson, Joe Williamson, Steve Downs, Benny Hayden, Michael Mann and Matthew Mann.

Honorary Pallbearers were Doyle Downs, Jimmy Medley, Stuart Newton, Daniel Mattingly, Bob Cissell, Billy Downs, Randy Mattingly, Steve Ballard, Bill Lyons, Tommy Wheatley, Dylan Clark and Steve Thompson.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 25, 2014)

 

NAOMI WELLS

Naomi C. Wells, 86, of Humston Drive, Lawrenceburg, passed away at 10 p.m., Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the Baptist Health Lexington.

A native of Washington County, she was born on March 1, 1928, to the late Jesse V. and Lelia Gordon Wells.

She was a member of the Overland Church of Christ, a graduate of Willisburg High School and Freed-Hardeman College in Henderson, Tenn. She was a former school teacher and a former employee of South Central Bell.

Preceding her in death were three sisters, Mary Ellen Gamble, Edna Dedman and Ruth Carr, and five brothers, Joe, Maurice, Daniel, Sonny and Steve Wells.

Survivors include, three sisters, Elizabeth Deacon of Lawrenceburg, Lillian Farmer and Roxie Puckett (Ray) of Louisville; three sisters-in-law, Juretta Wells and Phyllis Wells both of Lawrenceburg and Mary Mayes of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 21 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Noble officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Bruce Wells, Tom Wells, Tim Wells, Doug Farmer, Bryan Edwards and Nate Shouse.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 25, 2014)