Washington County Obituary Archives

2015A

Following is a list of obituaries that have appeared in The Springfield Sun – January-June 2015. 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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ELIZABETH BRADY

Mrs. Elizabeth Louise "Betty Lou" Mattingly Brady, age 79 of Springfield, KY, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014.

She was born on September 7, 1935 in Calvary, KY.

Mrs. Brady was a former Kroger employee.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Hilman Brady, Jr; second husband, Carl Thomas Brady; parents, Henry F. and Mollie Spalding Mattingly; three sisters, Ruth Ann Sapp, Eleonora Wade, Jane Frances Nally; two brothers, Vincent Mattingly and Henry Mattingly.

Survivors include: two daughters, Karen Coe, of Jamestown, KY, Sheryl (Garry) Brady, of Calvary, KY; two sons, Benny (Colleen "Cookie") Brady, of St. Joe, KY, Larry (Liz) Brady, of Finley, KY; five step-daughters, Cathy McManus, of Augusta, GA, Carla (John) Southerland, of Atlanta, GA, Lois (Eddie) Noel, of Thompsonville, KY, Peggy (Steve) Bagwell, of Campbellsville, KY, Tammy (Travis) Cocanougher, of Springfield, KY; three step-sons, Ricky Brady, of Bardstown, KY, Leroy (Betty) Brady, of Bardstown, KY, George (Dianne) Brady, of South Carolina; three sisters, Eunice Luckett, of Mt. Washington, KY, Jeanette (Roger) Hughes, of Raywick, KY, Rosie Mattingly, of Lebanon, KY; brother, Billy (Doris) Mattingly, of Lebanon, KY. Also surviving are five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, 22 step-grandchildren, and 23 step-great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, January 5, 2015 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, celebrated by Rev. Trumie Culpepper Elliott. Interment followed in the St. Joe Community Cemetery.

Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon was in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 7, 2015 issue of the Springfield Sun)

 

ELLA GARTIN

Ella Marie Hagan Gartin, 88, of W. High St., Springfield, died at 8:37 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born May 30, 1926, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Kendrick and Katie Belle Spalding Hagan.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Arthur Gartin, Oct. 14, 1996; a son, Arthur Leon Gartin, Dec. 2, 1968; a brother, William Leon "Bubbye" Hagan and a sister, Elizabeth Gerton.

She was a lifelong member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church was a previous member of the Women's Club.  She was a loving and generous mother and always faithful to the Lord through continuous prayer and most recently Mass of the Air.

She leaves to cherish five sons; Kenneth Gartin of Springfield, William (Pamela), Michael and Paul (Sonya) Gartin all of Lexington and Jeffrey Gartin of Radcliff; seven daughters, Cynthia Gartin, Sarah Curry and Martha Gartin all of Lexington, Phyllis (Larry) Parker of Louisville, Brenda Gartin of Atlanta, Ga., Alice Judkins of Phoenix City, Ala. and Angela (Glenn) Hickman of Westerville, Ohio; a sister, Katherine Rose Anderson of Louisville; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Ben Brown and Deacon Gus Cooper officiating.

Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were her five sons, Kenneth, William, Jeffrey, Michael and Paul Gartin and Kevin Ellery.

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

(SS Wed Jan 7, 2015)

 

JORDAN HAYDON

Jordan Alan "Jordy" Haydon, 23, of Rolling Hills Lane, Springfield, passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 2, 2015 near Valley Hill in Washington County due to injuries sustained in an automobile collision.

He was born in Danville, Ky., on Oct. 28, 1991.

He was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, a 2010 graduate of Washington County High School, a graduate of Elizabethtown Community Technical College, attended the University of Kentucky and was the assistant manager of O'Reilly Auto Parts in Springfield.

Survivors include, his parents, Alan and Jan Bishop Haydon; a brother, David Stephen Haydon; a sister, Abby Haydon, his maternal grandparents, Gerald and Linda Bishop; his paternal grandparents, Jesse, Jr. and Betty Haydon all of Springfield. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Cal Adams, the church pastor, officiating. Rev. Phil Bishop, Jordy's uncle and Rev. John McDaniel, a former pastor, assisted him.

Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Danny Crouch, Joe Powell, Channing Nally, Bradley Boblitt, Kevin Lutz, Scott Patton, Josh Noel and Isaac Sutton.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Temple Baptist Church Children's Fund or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Jordy's favorite charity.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 7, 2015)

 

SAMUEL KNOPP

Samuel Donald "Sam" Knopp, age 88 of Finley, KY, passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at the University of Louisville Hospital with his loving wife of sixty-eight years by his side.

He was born on August 1, 1926 in Marion County, KY.

Mr. Knopp was a member of Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church in Finley, and retired from Grow Green. He was a fun loving family man who brightened any room he entered. He passed on the love of God and family thru five generations.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar Paul and Ethel Stella Bright Knopp; daughter, Mary Deloris Knopp; grandson, Michael Brent Spalding; brother, Edward Knopp; sisters, Paula Raikes, Agnes Bischoff, Silvia Caldwell and Thelma Curtis.

Survivors include: his wife, Helen Elizabeth Livers Knopp, of Finley, KY; seven daughters, Laverne (Mac) Warren, of Springfield, KY, Geraldine (Lonnie) Moore, of Finley, Lucille (Joe) Spalding, of Springfield, Carolyn (James) Brown, of Finley, Benita (Terry) Langley, of Lebanon, Mar Sue (John Wayne) Thomas, of Finley, Renee (Kevin) Lee, of Finley; nine sons, Michael (Terri) Knopp, of Finley, Richard (Sharon) Knopp, of Finley, Donald (Karen) Knopp, of Finley, Tommy (Lea) Knopp, of Lebanon, Vincent Knopp, of Springfield, Wayne (Martha) Knopp, of Finley, George (Tammy) Knopp, of Finley, Phillip (Melissa) Knopp, of Finley, Rodney Knopp, of Finley; sisters, Frances Gordon, of Finley, Mae Morgeson, of Lebanon; brother, Thelbert Knopp, of Calvary. Also surviving are forty-seven grandchildren, seventy-four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 7, 2015 issue of the Springfield Sun)

 

SR. CATHERINE SERVIS

Dominican Sister of Peace Catherine Marie Servis, OP, 87, a native of Philadelphia, Pa., died on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine.

he was a Dominican for 66 years.

A memorial mass was celebrated Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel, St. Catharine.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at a later date in Philadelphia, Pa., with burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Catherine Marie'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.

Arrangements were handled by Hale–Polin–Robinson Funeral Home

(SS Wed Jan 7, 2015)

 

GREGORY BOWEN

Bro. Gregory Hugh Bowen, 60, of Willisburg, passed away at 12:51 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, surrounded by his family at his home following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

He was born in Portland, Ind., on Aug. 1, 1954, to Carl and Ruth Ann Smiley Bowen.

Greg was a 1972 graduate of Portland High School, a 1976 graduate of Milligan College, and in 1983 received a Master of Divinity Degree from Emmanuel School of Religion.

He was a former minister of the First Christian Church of Cumberland, Ky., and for the past 30 years had served as the senior minister of the Willisburg Christian Church. During his ministry in Willisburg, the church grew numerically, a new church building was built, an addition was added to the new building and a new church parsonage was constructed. Bro. Greg was very involved in community affairs as well as the Washington County Ministerial Association.

Preceding him in death was his mother, Ruth Ann Bowen on April 25, 2001.

Survivors include, his wife Alyson Hogue Bowen; two sons, Matthew Bowen and his wife, Katie and Daniel Bowen and his wife, Ali of Lexington; a daughter, Whitney Bowen of Willisburg; his father and step-mother, Carl and Joan Bowen of Portland, Ind.; a sister, Melanie Metzler and her husband, Jim of Zionsville, Ind., and two brothers, Tim Bowen and his wife, Vicki of Ringgold, Ga. and Bruce Bowen and his wife, Jane of Portland, Ind.

Funeral services were held at 1p.m., Saturday, Jan.10, at the Willisburg Christian Church with Bro. Rick Burdette, minister of the Gardenside Christian Church in Lexington, officiating. He was assisted by Bro. Will Cooper, associate minister of Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, Ky.Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were the church deacons, Howard Simpson, Jr., Darnell White, Morgan Harmon, David Scrogham, John Hilton and Freddie R. Carey.

Casket bearers were the church elders, David White, David Warner, Perry White, Garland Scrogham, John A. Settles and Philip Coulter.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Camp Calvary or The Isaiah House.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

CLAY BRADSHAW

Clay Bradshaw, 88, of McCord St., Springfield, died at 5:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Village of Lebanon.

Born Dec. 24, 1926, in Marion County, he was the son of the late Otis Woods and Nanny Brady Bradshaw.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Donnelly Bradshaw, March 2, 2011; a brother, J.W. Bradshaw in 2014, and three sisters, Lucille Blonddele, Virginia Weese and Georgie Langford.

He was the greens keeper at Lincoln Homestead State Golf Course for 38 years and was a farmer.

He is survived by a daughter, Mary Jane (Martin) Burns of Springfield; a foster son, Charles Shivley of Lebanon; two brothers, Stanley (Emogene) Bradshaw of Campbellsville and Leon (Deana) Bradshaw of Springfield, two sisters, Dorothy Miller of Campbellsville and Louise (Edward) Hubbard of Louisville; two grandchildren, Martin Ashley (Lori) Burns and Megan (Aaron) Kegley and a granddaughter, Mary Mckenzie Burns.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating. Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Hammy Robertson, John Cecconi Jr., Ashley Burns, Aaron Kegley, Donnie and Jerry Hamilton, Freddy Spalding and Jerry Smothers.

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

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

WILLIAM COULTER

William Joseph Coulter, 56, of Louisville, passed away at 8:45 p.m., Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at the Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation-Indian Creek Center in Corydon, Ind.

He was born in Lebanon, Ky., on July 22, 1958, to the late Joseph Floyd and Mary Helen Chesser Coulter.

He was a construction worker.

Preceding him in death was a sister, Shirley Coulter, on Aug. 3, 2012.Survivors include, two sisters, Betty Bell (Aaron) of Louisville and Rita Schuler of Shepherdsville.

Funeral services were held at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

In keeping with Billy's wishes cremation followed the funeral services.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

FRANK JONES JR.

Frank Dudley Jones, Jr., 57, of West Virginia Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 8:12 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

He was born in Lexington on Aug. 14, 1957.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Perryville, a 1976 graduate of Bryan Station Senior High School and a retired truck driver for Estes Trucking Company.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Furman Jones; a son, Stewart Franklin Jones of Springfield; a daughter, Evelyn Janee' Jones of Louisville; three grandchildren, Jaleah Jones, Kadren Jones and Zaden Jones; his parents, Frank Sr. and Nellie Lewis Jones of Lexington and a sister, Jennifer Jones of Lexington.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Perryville with Rev. Gerry Hearn, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the Springhill Cemetery in Perryville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be First Baptist Perryville Brotherhood and Trustee's and K.C. Clevinger.

Casket bearers will be Anthony Lewis, Roderick Lewis, Rodney Lewis, George Thompson, Gene Thompson and Jordan Hurst.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

LARRY SIMMS

Larry L. Simms, 75, of Indianapolis, formerly of Springfield, went home to be with his Lord on, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, after a long battle with cancer.

Larry was born to Frances Neal Arnold and S.B. (Samuel Bond) Simms of Springfield on March 4, 1939.

Larry graduated valedictorian from Springfield High School, and in 1961 graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. On Aug. 26, of the same year, he married the love of his life, Nancy Pinkston. They relocated to Indianapolis, Ind., where he worked at the Naval Avionics Facility until 1970. Between 1961 and 1968 he attended Purdue University's Evening Division earning his Masters in Engineering.

Larry took a position at Eli Lilly and Company in the Scientific Systems Programming Group in 1970. Larry loved working at Lilly where he held various positions for the next 35 years until his retirement in 2005. For a seven-year span during his time at Lilly, he taught Statistics for Butler University's Evening Division and after his retirement, worked as a statistical consultant for the Research Technologies division of Indiana University's IT organization (UITS).Larry was an active member of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church in Carmel, Ind., for 38 years. He sang in the choir, played in the hand bell choir and over time served as an elder, clerk of the session and a longstanding member of the outreach committee. Larry's love of algebra and calculus led him to volunteer as a mathematics tutor for the young people of Orchard Park and his neighborhood.

His parents and his only brother, Dr. Harold B. Simms, preceded him in death.

Larry is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nancy; his children, Stephen Carlisle Simms of Bloomington, Ind. and Jennifer Diane (Bill) Zorn of Indianapolis, grandchildren; Rebecca Carlisle and Rachel Kientzy Zorn; sisters-in-law, Margaret Pinkston and Kathryn Simms both of Springfield and the following nieces and nephews and their families: Harold Simms, Lisanne (Simms) Craven, Mike Simms, Jeanine (Simms) Bottom, Laura (Simms) Bowra, John Simms and Mary Kay Simms.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church with Rev. Clay Stevens, pastor of the Springfield Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Stephen C. Simms, Bill Zorn, Harold Simms, Mike Simms, John Simms and John Craven.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to, The Christian School of New Vision in Haiti in care of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church or to the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

FRANCES SMITH

      Frances Howard Smith, 90, of Ball Street, Springfield, passed away at 8:52 a.m., Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

      A native of Warren County, she was born on October 26, 1924 to the late John and Ruth McGinnis Howard.

      She was a member of the Lebanon Church of Christ. During World War II, Frances worked in a defense plant, following the war she worked in the main office of Commonwealth Insurance Company in Louisville.

      She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Smith on June 14, 1992 and two brothers, John Howard and Bill Howard.

      Survivors include, a daughter, Bonnie Goad of Mascot, Tennessee; a step son, Joseph E. Smith (Sue) of Louisville; three step grandchildren and a sister, Christine Rhoton of Clarksville, Indiana.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 13, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with ev. Cal Adams, pastor of the Temple Baptist Church, officiating..

      Burial was in the St. Rose Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Joseph E. Smith, Jeff Saultzman, Ralph Betrand, Wayne Churchill and David Wayne Churchill.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

BOBBY THOMPSON

Bobby Wayne Thompson, 67, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at his residence.

He was retired farmer.

He is survived by a son, Rob (Jennifer) Thompson of Charlotte, N.C., and a daughter, Bridgette Thompson of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at the Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in the Mt. Tabor Church Cemetery near Buffalo.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.bennett-bertram.com

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

JANICE THORNTON

Janice (Gigi) Coyle Thornton, 77, passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

A native of Springfield, she was the daughter of the late William Cleo Coyle and Mary Dye Coyle.

She was married to the late Harris Klein Thornton, Sr. and survived by children, H. Klein Thornton, Jr., M. Ellen Thornton, Hilary Ann Thornton and John Thomas (Suzanne) Thornton; sisters Kay (Roland) Kimberlin and Sharon Coyle.

Her brother Monty Cleo Coyle preceded her in death.

She was the proud aunt of many nieces and nephews. Gigi's great joy in life was her granddaughter, grandsons, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was a graduate of Springfield High School (1955) and attended Eastern Kentucky University. She was a longtime homemaker, executive wife and hostess, prior to a career in fashion. She worked for the Republican Party of Kentucky, Frankfort, and retired in 1999 as regional manager with Henry I. Siegel, Inc. Most recently she enjoyed many years as a founding board member of the Central Kentucky Community Theatre and volunteer coordinator. She also volunteered for the Washington County Senior Citizens Center, nursing home and did fundraising for Alzheimer's disease. Her many talents included sewing, jewelry making, baking, gardening, caretaking and her artistic ability to make everything in life more beautiful.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to the Central Kentucky Community Theatre – Springfield, Ky., or Hope Lodge - Nashville, Tenn.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, from 2-6 p.m., at the Springfield Opera House Auditorium, 124 West Main in Springfield

(SS Wed Jan 14, 2015)

 

LERA BIRCH

Lera Kelly Birch, 93, of Springfield, passed away at 1:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at her home.

A native of Marion County, she was born on Aug. 15, 1921, to the late Daniel Alton and Lera Reed Birch.

She was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church where she was a longtime faithful volunteer of the bereavement committee, a ministry which she and her daughter-in-law began and was a former member of the Willisburg Homemaker's Club.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Donald Birch on June 30, 1999, two sons, Larry Birch and Jerry Birch; her daughter-in-law, Juanita Warren Birch; a grandson, Todd Riley; three brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include, three daughters, Linda Riley and her husband, Bob of Lexington; Ione Pinkston of Springfield and Charlotte Taylor of Elizabethtown; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Dominic Bereavement Committee or Hosparus of Central Kentucky.

Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

BETTY CAREY

Betty Carrier Carey, 82, of Mackville, passed away at 9:53 a.m., Thursday, Jan.15, 2015, at her home after an illness.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Jan. 22, 1932, to the late Anthony and Thelma Sutton Carrier.

She was a member of the Mackville Baptist Church, a 1949 graduate of Mackville High School and was the former Postmaster of the Mackville Post Office.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Richard Carey on March 8, 2010 and a granddaughter, Michelle Hendren on May 15, 1993.Survivors include, two sons, Sandy Carey and his wife, Kathy of Mackville and Richard Allen Carey of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Elaine Hendren of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida; three grandchildren, Melissa Hendren, Sarah Carey and Joshua Carey; a great-grandchild, Anthony Cerra and a sister, Dorothy Carey of Mackville.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Frank Preston, former minister of the Mackville Church of Christ, officiating. Rev. Ron Miller, pastor of the Mackville Baptist Church, assisted him.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers were Joshua Carey, Pete Carey, Jim Powell, Jesse Arnold, Perry White and Jerry Goodlett.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

WILLIAM CHESER

William Ernest Cheser, 84, of Willisburg, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

He was born on July 21, 1930, to the late George W. and Lizzie Ann Armstrong Cheser.

He was a member of the Free Pentecostal Church on Chaplin Road and a retired farmer.

Survivors include, a son, Marce Cheser of Bardstown.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Free Pentecostal Church on Chaplin Road with Rev. Don Estep, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers will be Brock Hawkins, Shawn Clark, Dallas Clark, Devon Osbourne, Clifton Bunch and Alex Cheser.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

SR. BARBARA CROGHAN

Sister Barbara Croghan, 96 of Nerinx, passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary.

She was born Jan. 22, 1919, in Denver, Colo., to the late John Croghan and Barbara Stroh.  She entered religious life in 1934 and received her final vows in 1940.  She attended Loretto Heights College in Denver where she earned degrees in English and Education.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with burial in the Motherhouse Cemetery.

Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

VERNETTA DRURY

Vernetta Fay Gritton Drury, 94, of Willisburg, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.

The funeral was held Thursday, Jan. 15, at Antioch Christian Church.

Gash Memorial Chapel in Lawrenceburg was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

GERALDINE PINKSTON

Geraldine Shewmaker Pinkston, 86, of Lebanon Road, Springfield, passed away at 2:08 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

A native of Washington County, she was born on June 28, 1928, to the late Henry Butler and Myrtle Hatchett Shewmaker.

She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, a 1946 graduate of Willisburg High School, a homemaker and former employee of Wheaton Plastics formerly of Springfield.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Dalmon Pinkston on Nov. 11, 2012; a son, Charles Dennis Pinkston on Jan. 27, 2014; a sister, Mary Russell on Nov. 15, 2010, and two brothers, Henry H. Shewmaker on Dec. 28, 1973 and Billy Loraine Shewmaker on Nov. 14, 1926.Survivors include, a son, Nicky Pinkston and his wife, Kathleen of Springfield; three granddaughters, Kathy Tucker and her husband, Kenneth, Kim Spalding and her husband, Jeremy and Nicole Abell and her husband, Jamie all of Lebanon and six great-grandchildren:

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, 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 pallbearers were Kenneth Tucker, Jeremy Spalding, Jamie Abell, Mark Riley, Jimmie Devine and Roger Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Springfield Presbyterian Church or The Peter Cemetery.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

MARJORIE SCOTT

Marjorie Hood Scott, 87, of Chaplin, passed away at 3:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Heritage Hall Health & Rehab Center in Lawrenceburg.

A native of Nelson County, she was born on Dec. 2, 1927, to the late Isaiah and Worley Royalty Hood.

She was a lifelong member of the Chaplin Baptist Church, a graduate of the last graduating class of Chaplin High School, a homemaker and a retired employee of the General Electric Company of Louisville.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Chauncy Scott on July 24, 1997 and a sister, Buford Curtsinger.

Survivors include, two sons, Lavalle Scott and Jeffery Scott and his wife, Audrey of Lawrenceburg; three daughters, Deborah King and her husband, Bradley of Burgin, Theresa Byrd and her husband, Doug of Chaplin and Eleanor Currens of Salvisa; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Chaplin Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Walters, the interim pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the High View Cemetery at Chaplin.

Serving as pallbearers will be Denver Scott, William J. Currens, Dallas Scott, Lee Scott, Quentin Byrd, Trent Hazelwood, Mason Hazelwood, Richard Nalley, Joseph Harris and Mike McKenzie.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

KELLI SMITH

Kelli E. Smith, 51, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Campbellsville, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at her home.

She was born on July 23, 1963, in Campbellsville.

She was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church and a 1981 graduate of Campbellsville High School.

Her maternal grandparents, Bill and Amelia Hall and her paternal grandparents, Willis and Annice Smith, preceded her in death.

Survivors include, a son, William Gutierrez; a daughter, Alexa-Victoria Gutierrez both of Naples; her parents, Wayne and Bonnie Hall Smith of Campbellsville and a brother, Shannon Smith and his wife, April of Campbellsville.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Oldham, former pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was on Cemetery Hill in Springfield.

Serving as pallbearers were William Gutierrez, Kirk Cambron, Scott Smith, Isaac Mattingly, Dwain Caton and Gary Glasscock.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 21, 2015)

 

JOSEPH BLANFORD

Joseph Gary Blanford, 64, of Loretto, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Taylor County as a result of a farm accident.

He was born Sept. 8, 1950, in Holy Cross.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Paulette Gardner Blanford; four daughters, Michelle Gephart of Cox's Creek, Rhonda Mattingly of Lawrenceburg, Mindy Tucker of Bardstown and Ashley Butzer of Quantico, Va.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Emil Kandor officiated.

Pallbearers were Dylan Gephart, Darrin Blanford, Billy Edelen, Tony Edelen, Keith Spalding, Billy Graves, Robby Mills and Eddie Edelen.

Honorary pallbearers were the grandchildren.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

DESSIE BOBLITT

Dessie Mae Burkhead Boblitt, 89, of Georgetown, formerly of Willisburg, passed away at 12:45 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at the Georgetown Community Hospital in Georgetown.

A native of Washington County, she was born on July 15, 1925, to the late Ezra and Ruthie Prather Burkhead.

She was a member of the Willisburg Church of God Of Prophecy and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her husband, John Delbert Boblitt on Sept. 8, 1984; a son, David Boblitt on March 13, 1999; four brothers, Enoch "Bud" Burkhead, Floyd Burkhead, Irvin Burkhead and Everett Lee Burkhead and seven sisters, Agnes Burkhead, Naomi Curtsinger, Eva Ervin, Ethel Hood, Edith Sallee, Bessie Sparrow and Dora Mae Humes.

Survivors include, three sisters, Gracie Byrd of Willisburg, Maeola Chesser of Springfield and Geneva Ritchie of Chaplin and two grandchildren. Several nephews and nieces also survive, including a niece, Lois Humes Rocha who she lived with.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan 23, at the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Mike Willingham, a former pastor, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Keith Creech, the church pastor and Shirley Ball, senior ministry director of the church.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearer was James Robert Boblitt.

Serving as casket bearers will be Benjamin Gaona, Benji Gaona, Eric Rocha, Doug Boblitt, Larry Chesser and Charles Bobblett.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

JAMES CAREY

James W. "J.W." Carey, 77, of Lebanon, passed away at 1 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his home after an illness.

A native of Washington County, he was born on March 9, 1937, to the late Joe W. and Leona Cornish Carey.

Survivors include, a son, Allan Carey (JoAnn); two daughters, Marlene Carey and Doneta Jones all of Lebanon.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 23 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Sam Irvin, officiating.

Burial was in the Ryder Cemetery in Lebanon.

Serving as pallbearers were Joe Coulter, Jeremy Curtsinger, Josh Hourigan, John Turner, Bill Gribbins, Steven Glover, Adam Moore and John Owens.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

MARY HAGAN

Mary Bernadine Hagan, 79, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Baptist Health Louisville.

She was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Loretto to the late John Kolbert and Ruth Smith Corbett.

She was a retired employee of Taylor Drug Store in Louisville.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Carl Hagan; two daughters, Carla Crecelius and Ruth Ann Hagan all of Louisville; and one son, Jerry Hagan of Mount Washington

.A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 11:30 a.m Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Matt Hardesty officiated.

Pallbearers were Louie Greenwell, Mike Greenwell, Brad Hagan, Johnny Warren, Mickie Hill and Doug Rogers.

Nate Crumbley was an honorary pallbearer.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

ALBERTA LINDSEY

Alberta Lindsey, 84, of Bardstown, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 21, 1930, in Bardstown, was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Rudolph Lindsey; parents, Raymond and Blanche Hutchins; two brothers, J.M. Hutchins, and Raymond Hutchins Jr.; three sisters, Lucille Yates, Lunette Gordon, and Beulah Welch; and son-in-law, Louis Taylor.

She is survived by four children, Danny (Pam) Lindsey of Bardstown, Mary Jane Taylor of Springfield, Sharon (Keith) Blandford of Louisville, and David (Stephanie) Lindsey of Bardstown; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Billy Hutchins Sr.; three sisters, Jean Clark, Ardella Bowman, and Barbara Carter all of Bardstown; and several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, with burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Rev. Joseph Batcheldor officiated.

Memorial contributions may go to Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral.Barlow Funeral

Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

JAMES MARCUM

James Ronald Marcum, 68, husband of 49 years of Rachel Abshear Marcum, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at his home in Washington County.

Born Nov. 2, 1946, in Fayette County, he is the son of the late Hiram and Ethel Warren Hall Marcum.He was employed as a security guard for Keeneland in Lexington and served in the U.S. Army. A member of the Antioch Christian Church, he served as chairman of the board, an elder of the church, and was a member of the Gideon's International.

Along with his wife, four children, Greg Marcum, Sherry Carter, Stacy Carter, and Shelly Smith survive him.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 26 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg with Rev. Bart Price officiating. Burial followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Lexington, with military honors.

Brad Carter, Brian Carter, Matthew Smith, Brandon Carter, Christian Smith and Andrew Peach will serve as pallbearers.

Honorary bearers will be Glenn Drury, Johnnie Mitchell, Jimmy Bowen, Jimmy Caubill, Gene Holmes, Graby Smith, Bobby Durr and Forrest Palmer

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

JAMES MILBURN

James Cole Milburn, 4-month-old son of, Caleb and Catherine Guthrie Milburn of Perryville, passed away at 9:40 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington.

He was born on Sept. 12, 2014, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Preceding him in death was his paternal grandmother, Lori Parrish; his maternal great grandparents former Danville residents, Bruce and Dorothy Montgomery and his maternal great grandfather former resident of Austin, Texas, George P. Guthrie, Jr.

Survivors include his parents, Caleb and Catherine Guthrie Milburn of Perryville; maternal grandparents, James W. and Julie Montgomery Guthrie of Castalian Springs, Tenn; maternal great grandmother, Patsy Bonifay Guthrie of Austin, Texas; paternal grandfather, Jamie Terrell of Springfield and his paternal great grandparents, Gary Joe and Jane Butler Milburn of Springfield.

A graveside service was held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Bethlehem Cemetery with Rev. Amy Meaux, pastor of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Danville and Rev. Bobby Estes, pastor of the Beech Grove Baptist Church, officiating.

Contributions may be made to: The Cole Milburn Love Fund, in care of Farmers National Bank, P.O. Box 28, Danville, Kentucky 40423.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

JAMES NEWTON

James Robert "Bobby" Newton, 72, of Manton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at his residence.

He was born April 21, 1942, in Manton.

He and his family operated Manton Grocery for more than 60 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Irvin and Thelma Laura Blanford Newton; one sister, Martha Hamilton; three brothers, Martin Vannie, Joseph Derlin and Thomas B. "Blank" Newton.

Survivors include one brother, John Irvin Newton of Louisville and a number of nieces and nephews.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 6964 Cissellville Road, Manton, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Matt Hardesty will officiate.

Mattingly Funeral home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

SR. JULIANA SAVOY

Sister Juliana Savoy, O.P., 88, a native of Lafayette, La., died at Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine, on Jan. 22, 2015.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. Burial will be at the St. Catharine Motherhouse Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Juliana'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 is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

SR. CHARLOTTE SCHWARTZ

Sister Charlotte Marie Schwartz, 103, of Nerinx, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary.

She was born April 26, 1911, in Saint Louis, Mo.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Loretto Motherhouse Church, Nerinx, with burial to follow in the Loretto Motherhouse Cemetery.

Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

MARGARET SINGLETON

Margaret Ann Jenkins Singleton, 82, of Lexington, formerly of Willisburg, passed away at 3:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

A native of Washington County, she was born on March 1, 1932, to the late Purdom and Hazel Snider Jenkins.

She was a member of the Mt. Freedom Baptist Church where she formally served as the church treasurer, a 1949 graduate of Willisburg High School, for 28 years she served as the secretary of the Willisburg Elementary School and was also a bus driver

.Preceding her in death was her husband, Monty Singleton on Nov. 18, 1998; a son, Blaine Singleton on Sept. 3, 2004; two brothers, J.B. Jenkins and Eugene Jenkins and four sisters, Sara Peavler, Joyce Gentry, Lula Brothers and Josephine Hammond.

Survivors include, two daughters, Debbie Singleton (Ron Carp) of Lexington and Christy Deacon (Coleman) of Smiths Grove; a son, Marty Singleton (Kent Cottam) of Newburgh, N. Y.; a daughter-in-law, Jeannine Singleton of Lexington; three grandchildren, Patrice Kaira (James), Shaun Deacon (Angela) and Barrett Singleton (Claire); two brothers, Paul Jenkins (Jane) of Willisburg and Ed Jenkins (Pat) of Louisville and friends and caregivers, Debbie Bruner and Cheri Cartwright.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan 28, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Elgin Emmons, officiating. Rev. Cal Adams, a former pastor of, Mt. Freedom Baptist Church, will assist him.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Birkes, Paul Hood, Todd Lauersdorf, Manny Saenz, Travis Peavler and Casey Peavler.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to; The Mt. Freedom Baptist Church, The American Cancer Society or God's Love We Deliver.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. - See more at:

(SS Wed Jan 28, 2015)

 

LEROY CHESSER

Leroy Chesser, 71, of Polin Road, Willisburg, passed away at 12:05 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

A native of Washington County, he was born on May 20, 1943, to the late Robert Lee and Ellie Milburn Chesser.

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

Preceding him in death was a grandson, Preston David Medley on July 5, 2000 and a brother, Clarence Ray Chesser on May 7, 2014.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Marple Chesser; a son, Kurt Dewayne Chesser (Audrey Lynn) of Willisburg; three daughters, Beverly Jane Chesser of Perryville, Brenda Lee Smith (Jeremy) of Springfield and Karen Sue Nalley of Willisburg; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; four sisters, Juanita Byrd (Roy D.) of Chaplin, Rosell Bunch (Bobby) of Springfield, Mae Marple and Peggy Hawkins both of Willisburg and two brothers, Robert Junior Chesser (Imogene) and William Tolbert Chesser (Helen) of Willisburg.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Keith Creech, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Charles Chesser, Dustin Chesser, Patrick Smith, Corey Nalley, McKinley Lake, Buddy Curtsinger and Harrison Coslow.

Casket bearers will be Loren Chesser, Robbie Marple, Dane Marple, Jerry Chesser, Shawn Clark, Doug Byrd and Wesley Bunch.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Feb 4, 2015)

 

JAMES GRIFFEY

James Wendell Griffey, 79, of Willisburg, passed away at 1 a.m., Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at home.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Nov. 13, 1935, to the late James William and Evelyn Royalty Griffey.

He was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church, a 1954 graduate of Willisburg High School, a farmer and a retired employee of the General Electric Company of Louisville.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Margaret "Peggy" Burgin Griffey on Feb. 17, 2009.

Survivors include, two daughters, JoAnn Adams (Sam) of Pleasureville, Wendy Turner (Rob) of Hopkinsville; seven grandchildren; a great granddaughter; a special friend, Norma Jean Sims of Willisburg and three brothers, Joe Griffey (Pat) of Auburn, Ala., Gwynn Griffey (Dennie) of Orlando, Fla. and Larry Griffey (Julie) of Nicholasville.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 2, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. J.W. Hatfield, pastor of the Willisburg Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Breck Turner, Brandon Turner, Brian Turner, Samuel Adams, Iain Duncan and Doug Sims.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Feb 4, 2015)

 

HANSFORD LANHAM

Hansford Cull Lanham, 92, of Fairdale, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Robley Rex VAMC in Louisville.

He was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Marion County.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Broughton of Jeffersonville, IN and Cathy Coy (Frank Franzell) of Fairdale, two sons, Charles Lanham of Mount Washington and Leonard Lanham (Judith) of Shepherdsville.

His Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Saint Francis, with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Emil Kandor officiated.

Pallbearers were Jesse Broughton, Paul Broughton, Russell Broughton, Kenny Broughton, Andre Coy, Craig Corbett and Matt Bicker.

The Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military rites.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 4, 2015)

 

STACY LAWSON

Stacy Jo Lawson, 30, of Bardstown, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 9, 1984 in Marion County. She was a student attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College where she studied criminal justice.

Her paternal grandparents, Jim Lawson and Jean Jones, preceded her in death.

She is survived by one daughter, Lillie Desarae Lawson at home; her parents, Troy and Ramona Votaw Lawson of Lebanon; grandparents; Charles and Libby Votaw of Lebanon; one sister, Jamie Lawson of Loretto; three nephews, Zyan Lawson, Stephen and Julian McMurray; a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto with burial in Saint Francis of Assisi Cemetery. Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant officiated.

Pallbearers were Jason Edelen, Richard Nalley, Doug Mattingly, Dwayne Curtsinger, Justin Price and Tom Farris.

Memorial donations may go toward burial expenses.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 4, 2015)

 

MARGARET OSBOURNE

Margaret Lucille Osbourne, 93, of Bardstown Rd., Springfield, died at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born Nov. 17, 1921, in Nelson County, she was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Spencer and Frances Louise Mudd Osborne, her husband, Thomas Francis Osbourne, Sept. 9, 1977, three brothers, Jimmy, Joe Spencer and Bobby Osborne and three sisters, Bessie Medley, Rosemary Baker and Mabel Patterson.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Rose Catholic Church.

She is survived by four sons, Tom (Bonnie) Osbourne of Clarkson, Jerry (Susan) and Larry (Barbara) Osbourne all of Springfield and Billy Martin (Lynette) Osbourne of Lebanon; four daughters, Sue Ann Osbourne of Springfield, Minnie (Donnie) Head of New Haven, Rosemary (Bobby) Clayton of Chapel Hill, Tenn., and Jean (David) Mattingly of Lebanon, one brother, Will F. (Amanda) Osborne of Bardstown; five sisters, Frances (C.H.) Haydon of Springfield, Aline O'Mary and Therese (John) Allen of Louisville; Louise (Paul) Hicks of West Virginia and Shirley (Fabian) Rogers of Bardstown; 20 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and her caretakers, Anna Rasberry and Delores Ortega.

Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at St. Rose Catholic Church with Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P. officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Clayton, Stuart Mattingly, Jeff Head, J.T., David, Jason and Brad Osbourne.

Contributions are suggested to Mass of the Air or St. Rose Bereavement Committee.

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

(SS Wed Feb 4, 2015)

 

CARL BEAVERS

Carl Carey Beavers, 56, of Frankfort, passed away at 2:12 a.m., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Heritage Hall Health & Rehab Center in Lawrenceburg.

He was born in Louisville on March 15, 1958, to the late Carl and Stella Carey Beavers.He was a member of the Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort.

Surviving is a sister, Patricia Nicholas (Dave) of Frankfort; three nieces and their families, Melissa Scott (Bruce) and son Chase, Stephanie Wilson (Alexander) and Whitney Stamper (Logan) and son Nicholas; a nephew and his family, Scott Nicholas (Elizabeth) and children Claire and Carson.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Dr. Jeff Pennington and Dr. Wesley Noss, officiating.

Burial was in the Battle Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers were Scott Nicholas, Logan Stamper, Bruce Scott, Tim Royalty, Matthew Sparrow and Jordan Sparrow.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Feb 11, 2015)

 

MARY BUCKLER

Mary Dorothy Ewing Buckler, 85, of E. Grundy Ave., Springfield, died at 7:55 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born April 17, 1929, in Marion County, she was preceded in death by her parents, James Clarence and Lucy Bradshaw Ewing; her husband, Francis Borgia Buckler, Dec. 12, 1989; a son, Frank Buckler Jr., Dec. 8, 1977; a grandson Christopher Brian Buckler; four brothers, Clarence Jr., John Irvin, Francis Gerald and Francis Otho Ewing and a sister Lucy Ann Ewing.

She had worked as an operator at Hanmacher-Vogel Sewing Factory, as a clerk at Loretto Post Office was a homemaker and a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church.

She is survived by four sons, Pat (Carol) Buckler of Stanford, Rick (Faye), Kevin (Kathy) and Bill Buckler all of Springfield; four daughters, Fran (Jim) Ferrell of Louisville, Joy (Larry) Hindman of Cambridge, Md., Sheila (Ted) Parrish of Jacksonville, Fla. and Debbie (Vince) Montgomery of Springfield; three brothers, Billy Ewing of Louisville, Glenn (Pat) Ewing of Georgetown and Melvin (Geneva) Ewing of Lebanon; two sisters, Carol Craven of Louisville and Betsy Lou Mattingly of Lebanon, 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating.  Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Ferrell, Ryan Hindman, Ross Parrish, Tyler Buckman, Tanner Yates, Rich Buckler, Nicholas Hunt, Dominick Buckler and Tate Buckler-Leachman.

Contributions are suggested to St. Dominic Church.

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

(SS Wed Feb 11, 2015)

 

JOE BUSTER

Joe Dalton Buster, 92, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1922, in Lebanon to the late Pearl Dalton Buster and Clyde C. Buster and spent his childhood in Gravel Switch.

After graduation from Lebanon High School in 1940, he entered the U.S. Navy before the onset of World War II. He spent six years in the service, primarily in the Pacific Theater. After discharge from the Navy he moved to Springfield, where he joined C.C. Buster & Sons, the poultry business established by his father. He and his brother, Ed, operated the business for many years. In the mid-1960s he established and operated the Sears Catalog Store in Lebanon. He was employed by the Kentucky Department of Corrections at LaGrange, retiring in 1986. Although he had already earned an exceptional reputation for helping others, upon retirement he was able to devote even more time to service and volunteerism. He became a mainstay volunteer at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon, beginning when it was still Mary Immaculate Hospital. He continued in this role for 26 years. He was a past president of the volunteer group and was honored as Volunteer of the Year. He saw only the good in all people and never spoke an unkind word. He faced all of life's challenges with stoic strength of character, resolve and honor. He was known for, and will be remembered for, his unyielding optimism, selflessness and gentleness of spirit. He was a member of the Lebanon United Presbyterian Church. He was a Master Mason with Lodge 50 Springfield and a member of The American Legion, Lebanon Post.

He was preceded in death by: his wife, Muriel Keith Walls Buster; and two brothers, Edward Buster and Hays Buster.

Survivors are: a son, Michael of Nashville, Tenn; a daughter, Pat of Louisville; and two sisters, Imogene Keeling of Harrodsburg, and Clydine Blue of Henderson. Also surviving are nieces and nephews; a special cousin, Bob Noel of Lexington and many good, loyal friends.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Bosley Funeral Home, led by Rev. Carrie Mook Bridgman and Rev. Peggy W. Birmingham. Burial followed at the Lebanon National Cemetery, with Military Honors provided by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial donations suggested to Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter (www.honorflightbluegrass.org) who fly aging veterans to Washington D.C. to visit their service and war memorials. Joe participated in an Honor Flight in 2009. Or because of his compassionate concern for all creatures, to the Marion County Animal Shelter, 1105 Highway 208, Lebanon, KY 40033.

Pallbearers were Billy Begley, Mike Cecil, Britt Congleton, Jim Grundy, Charles David Langford, and John Roution Sr.

(SS Wed Feb 11, 2015)

 

WILLIAM NEWTON

William (Bill) Martin Newton, 66, of Springfield passed away at Spring View Hospital on Feb. 2, 2015.

A native of Washington County, he was born Oct. 17, 1948, to William Spencer and Martina Wheatley Newton.

Bill graduated from Fredricktown High School in 1966. He received basketball scholarships, which allowed him to continue his education. He graduated from Texas Lutheran College in 1969. Bill was listed in the Outstanding College Athletes of America in 1970. His college sports included basketball, track, baseball and softball. Bill set the record for the most rebounds in one game with 31 rebounds. He still holds this record. He had 326 rebounds in one season. In 1971, Bill began his teaching career in Washington County. He taught physical education for 33 years. The Kentucky Department of Education recommended Washington County Elementary to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports on the basis of the high quality physical education program. For 33 years students in Bill's physical education classes danced, juggled, played speedball and fun ball, jumped rope, raced and learned the basics of basketball. Gymnastics were included in the curriculum in the 70s. His dance teams preformed at other schools and at local ballgames.Bill led the Commanderettes for 26 years. During this time he coached in two KHSAA Sweet-Sixteen State Tournaments, 1983 and 2003, won 10 district championships. Bill was named Coach of the Year for the 5th Region three years, named coach of the year by the Mid-Kentucky Conference for three years, added to the 2004 Coaches Court of Honor by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches, and added to the 5th Region Athletic Director's Association Hall of Fame in 2009. Bill is the second all-time winningest coach in the fifth region. Bill, Brandon, and Eric launched a mowing business in 1994. Bill's brother, John, has been part of the business for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Shewmaker Newton of Springfield and three children: Neely Devine (Jamie) of Bardstown, Brandon Newton (Teresa) of Springfield and Eric Stamper (Lisa) of Louisville; six grandchildren, Maranda Devine, Dalton Devine, Lorna Devine, Kylie Newton, Chanley Newton and Taylan Newton, brothers; Eddie Newton (Iris) of Shepherdsville, John Newton of Springfield, Mark Newton of Richmond: two sisters, Mary Dunn of Sun City Center of Florida and Hilda Keenan (Dale) of Louisville.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at River of Life Community Church with Johnny Reinle officiating. Burial was in Cemetery Hill.

Visitation was at River of Life Community Church Friday, Feb. 6 and again from 8 a.m. till time of service on Saturday.

Pallbearers were Tony "Frog" Smith, Connie Fowler, Kevin Wheeler, John Owen Thomas, Steve Hardin and Missy Hutchins. Honorary pallbearers were James Roution, Norman Inman, Whitey Simpson, Hooker Osborne, Lee Glasscock, Corky Yankey, Tommy Bartley and Glen Black.

Honorary pallbearers also were former Washington County Commanderette basketball players.

Contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Disabled American Veterans or River of Life Community Church.

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

(SS Wed Feb 11, 2015)

 

CALVIN REED

Calvin D. Reed, 90, of Plainview Court, Springfield, passed away at 10:35 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at the Lincoln Hills Health Center in New Albany, Ind.

A native of Mercer County, he was born on Nov. 13, 1924, to the late Dewey John and Bonnie Yates Reed.

He was a member of the Lebanon Church of Christ, a graduate of Jeffersontown High School, a devoted husband and father, a farmer and a retired feed salesman serving Washington, Marion, Mercer and Nelson counties since the 1950s.Calvin was a devout Christian, a member of the Gideon's International, was a former elder of the Springfield Christian Church, a former song leader for the Willisburg Church of Christ and the Lebanon Church of Christ. He loved four-part gospel music and enjoyed singing bass anytime he had the opportunity.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Imogene Divine Reed on Jan. 27, 2008, a sister, Eva Woodson and a brother, Raymond Reed.

Survivors include, a son, Keith Reed and his wife, Jackie of Springfield; a daughter, Kathy Smith and her husband, Bill of Palmyra, Ind.; four grandchildren, Melissa Knuth (Craig), Ann Renee Campbell (Cole), Julie Dickerson (Jeremy) and Hollie Burns (Tony) and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Claude Waldridge, former minister of the Springfield Christian Church, officiating. Bro Charlie Blevins, minister of Lebanon Church of Christ assisted him. Burial was in the Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Craig Knuth, Cole Campbell, Jeremy Dickerson, Tony Burns, Roger Milburn and Terry Russell.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements\

(SS Wed Feb 11, 2015)

 

HUBERT BOBLITT

Hubert Darrol "Poochie" Boblitt, 62, of Willisburg, passed away at 3 a.m., Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the University of Louisville Hospital.

He was born in Lebanon, on Oct. 25, 1952, to Hubert and Larvana Scott Boblitt.

Preceding him in death was his father, Hubert Boblitt on March 10, 2013; a brother, Travis Boblitt on Sept. 11, 1960, and two sisters, Betty Lois Long on March 21, 2007, and Maureen Boblitt on Dec. 6, 1954.

Survivors include, two daughters, Tina Thompson of Springfield and Rebecca Lynn Castillo of Willisburg; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his mother, Larvana Scott Boblitt of Willisburg; five sisters, Brenda Boblitt of Napa Valley, Calif., Joyce Alford (Donnie) of Harrodsburg, Kathleen "Kacky" Boblitt, Marvis Chesser (Ricky) and Nilah Baker (Donnie) all of Willisburg and six brothers, Gerald Boblitt (Barbara) of Lawrenceburg, Roger Boblitt (Susie) of Louisville, Harold Boblitt (Ethel), Doug Boblitt (Vicki), Danny Boblitt (Sandy) and Tony Boblitt all of Willisburg.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the Anchor of Hope Church with Rev. Ricky Cheatham, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Johnny Kirsch, Tody Kirsch, Gerald Lynn Boblitt, Greg Boblitt, Mikie Boblitt and Dustin Alford.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Feb 18, 2015)

 

BARBARA SIMMS

Barbara A. Simms, 82, was born Jun 27, 1932, to the late Joseph and Corinne Medley McConnell and returned to her heavenly father on Feb. 14, 2015.

Mrs. Simms was a retired employee of the old Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company and a member of the Catholic church.

Among those who preceded her include her parents; husband, William L. Simms; son, David Simms; daughter, Mary Anne Collins and granddaughter Natasha Collins.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Dominick Simms (Kathy), Jeanne Powell (Jerry), Thomas Simms (Pam), Phil Simms (Dianna), Sara Simms and Joe Simms (Ann); 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Saint Rita Catholic Church, 8709 Preston Highway in Shepherdsville, with interment in St. Dominic Cemetery.

Schoppenhorst Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.subfuneralhome.com

(SS Wed Feb 18, 2015)

 

JOANN ARNOLD

JoAnn Ray Arnold, 63, of Springfield, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at 6:12 p.m. at her home.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at St. Dominic Catholic Church.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 4 – 8 p.m. with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at Carey and Son Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

A complete obituary will be in next week's Springfield Sun

(SS Wed Feb 25, 2015)

 

DONALD CHESER

Donald Bruce Cheser, Ph.D., NCC, CTR, was escorted by Jesus into Heaven on Feb. 16, 2015.

Born July 5, 1941, Mooreseville, he was loving husband and constant companion to Fran (nee' Hutchinson) originally of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, devoted father to children Karen Denise Cheser (married to Scott Richards), Union, and Jeffery Bruce Cheser (married to DeAnna Hamilton), Alexandria, and the quintessential Papaw to grandchildren William Henry Cheser Richards, Wyatt Cole Cheser Richards and Lillie Denese Cheser. Dr. Cheser also leaves behind parents Thurman Cheser and Martha (nee' Carney) Cheser, Union, sister Janis Gayle Cheser Phillips (late husband Don), Franklin, brother David Wayne Cheser (and wife Teresa), Spartanburg, S.C., nieces Katie Rasmussen and Susie Cheser and nephews Jonathan and Mark Phillips and their families.Dr.

Cheser served in the U.S. Army, taught elementary and junior high school in Jefferson County and Nelson County and worked as a guidance counselor, principal, and Director of Student Services in Franklin County. He earned a B.S. from Campbellsville College, M.A. from Eastern KY University, Ed.S. from Western Kentucky University and Ph. D. from Vanderbilt University. After retirement in 1993, he continued to devote his life to service-working with the Red Cross during wildfires, floods, and hurricanes; as a counselor for several churches in Northern Kentucky and Florida; a chaplain/ clergy for the Boone County and Florence Sheriff's Departments, St. Elizabeth and Port Charlotte Hospitals and the KY Speedway; and as a psychotherapist assigned through the Kentucky and Florida Judicial Systems. He, and his wife, Fran, also traveled through several states as representatives of CMA/MJM.

Most recently, Dr. Cheser worked as a counselor for Mann Elementary School, New Haven Elementary School and Burlington Elementary School, all in the Boone County School district. Services for Dr. Cheser were at Stith Funeral Home (Florence) Friday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. with burial at Kentucky Military Cemetery in Williamstown following.

Memorials may be made to the missionary ministry (Niger, Africa) of nephew Pastor Mark Phillips (Songhai Team, IMB) to fund food, medicine and school supplies at: Mark Phillips, 1513 Highland Way, Bowling Green, KY, 42104.Online Condolences to: www.stithfuneralhomes.com

(SS Wed Feb 25, 2015)

 

MARGARET DRURY

Margaret C. Drury, 85, of Loretto, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary in Nerinx.

She was born Sept. 28, 1929, in Loretto.

Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Morris (Sonny) of New Hope; two sons, Bill Drury (Patrice) of Louisville and Tim Drury (Linda) of Manton

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Manton, with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Matthew Hardesty officiated.

Pallbearers were Tony Drury, Bob Morris, Donnie Drury, Scott Wohlgamuth, Jimmy Drury and Tony Hornback.

Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 25, 2015)

 

JUDITH LEBBER

Judith Mattingly Leber, 75, of Louisville, passed peacefully Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at her home with family by her side.

She was a retired office manager for Leber Heating & Cooling, Inc. where she worked for 20 years. She loved to dance and be with friends. She had a deep faith and deep love for her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruel and Elizabeth Mattingly, sister Billie Rue Wesner and brother Ruel Allen Mattingly.

She is survived by her loving husband of 10 years, Don Leber; daughters Kathy L. Dishon (John) and Suzanne C. Snyder (Bruce); sister, Kathleen Wright of Springfield; brother, Tommy Mattingly (Pat) of Lawrenceburg; grandchildren Jennifer, Michael, Ryan, Kara and Taylor and great grandchildren Ashlin, Hailey, Lukan, Arreona, Natile and Aeris.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Ratterman Grand Chapels with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Louisville

(SS Wed Feb 25, 2015)

 

ISABELLE LEWIS

Isabell Lewis, 84, of Mt. Washington passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, surrounded by her family.

She is a native of Washington County, and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 43 years Russell Lewis; sons Frankie and Darrell Lewis and a granddaughter, Renee Peavler.

She is survived by daughters Judy McMahan, Wanda Lewis and Peggy Gray (Jim); sons, Robert, Terry and Troy Lewis; sister Alma Carney; brothers Justice, George, Daniel, Rudy and Marvin Cheatham, Jr.; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Schmid Funeral Home in Mt. Washington with burial in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Springfield.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Expressions of sympathy may go to, Mass of the Air. For online condolences you can go to www.schmidfh.com

(SS Wed Feb 25, 2015)

 

LINDA MEDLEY

Linda A. Medley, 73, of Mt. Washington, passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Jewish South Medical Center in Shepherdsville.

Her greatest love was being a Nana and she was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mt. Washington.

She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Katie Miles; daughter Sandy Alcorn; son Frankie Medley, and brothers J.W. Miles, Bobby Miles, Elmer Miles and Frankie Miles.

She is survived by her loving husband Dave Medley; three daughters: Paula Smith (Jeff), Shannon McMahan (Tony) and Dee Bass (Mike); one brother Louie Miles (Lorene); three sisters: Betty Lou Thompson, Mary Lamkin (Bill) and Therese Hamilton (Leon); nine grandchildren: Ray Smith (Shera), Alex McMahan, Adam McMahan, Bryan Smith, Becca Hill (Brad), Rienna Hayes, Sierra Hayes, Cooper Bass and Courtney Bass and one great-grandchild, Ann Taylor Hill.

Funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial was in Highland Memory Gardens.

Expressions of sympathy may go to, The Mass of the Air.

For online condolences you can go to www.schmidfh.com

(SS Wed Feb 25, 2015)

 

MARY METCALF

Mary Ellen Lanham Metcalf, 88, of New Haven, died at Jewish Hospital surrounded by her family on Thursday Feb. 19, 2015.

She is survived by a son, Dan Metcalf of New Haven, and daughters Karen Newton of New Haven and Janet "Jan" Borders of Clarkson.

The funeral mass was held at 11 a.m., Feb. 23, 2015, at the St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven, with the Rev. Troy Overton officiating. Burial was in the St. Catherine Church Cemetery in New Haven.

Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Friends may go on line to leave a condolence at www.jlgfuneralhome.com for the family

(SS Wed Feb 25, 2015)

 

JOANN ARNOLD

JoAnn Ray Arnold, 63, of Fair Drive, Springfield, passed away at 6:12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at her home after an illness.

She was born on Sept. 30, 1951, in Louisville to the late Charles Herbert and Emma Watts Ray.

She was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church, a graduate of Seneca High School and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was a brother, Charles Ray.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Arnold; one son, Kenny Long of Springfield; two daughters, Leslie Ann Arnold of Louisville and Kimberly Jo Arnold of Springfield; a grandchild, Madison Ray Long and four sisters, Dorothy May of Louisville, Mary Irene McCombs of Springfield, Patty Jane Barker (George) of Largo, Fla., and Paula Higdon of Louisville.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was in the St. Rose Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Ben Ray, Johnathon Barlow, Joshua Barlow, Jordan Barlow, Dillian Phelps, Matthew Puckett, Shane Puckett and Tapley Strossner.

A prayer service was held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home, which was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 4, 2015)

 

ROGER CHESER

Roger Dale Cheser, 56, of Willisburg, passed away at 7:15 a.m., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

He was born on Nov. 30, 1958, in Lebanon.

He was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church, a 1976 graduate of Washington County High School, a graduate of the Kentucky College of Technology and an employee of Hitachi Automotive of Harrodsburg.

Survivors include a son, Alex Cheser; his parents, Bobby and Mary Harmon Cheser; a sister, Rita Milburn and her husband, Brad, all of Willisburg; a brother, Larry Cheser and his wife, Debbie, of Harrodsburg; two nephews, Clay Cheser and his wife, Ann Weslin, and Will Cheser and his wife, Crissi; a niece, Missy Milburn; a great nephew and two great nieces.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 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 Chris Reynolds, Brad Milburn, Charles Russell, Lynn Bailey, Randy Smith, Terry Cheser and Hallie Price.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The American Heart Association or The Willisburg Cemetery Fund.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 4, 2015)

 

MARY GOODLETT

Mary Garland Goodlett, 72, passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at McCreary County Health & Rehabilitation Center, in Pine Knot.

Born Jan. 11, 1943, in Mercer County.

Visitation and funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home in Harrodsburg. Brother Josh Hardesty of Kirkwood Baptist Church officiated. Burial was at the Kirkwood Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

(SS Wed Mar 4, 2015)

 

NELLIE MARKS

      Nellie R Marks, 90, of Fairdale, entered into eternal peace on Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Murray.

She was born on Dec.19, 1924, to the late Will and Jennie May Begley in Springfield.

      She graduated from Springfield High School in 1942 and married Ora Spalding on Sept. 3, 1944, three months after his liberation as a P.O.W. in World War II Germany. After Ora's death, Nellie married her childhood sweetheart, Jimmie Marks. Nellie was devoted to her Catholic faith and was a founding member of St. Jerome Church, renamed Blessed Teresa of Calcutta in Fairdale, where she remained active until her move to Murray in November 2012. Dedicated members of St. Leo Church ministered to her after her move to Murray. She lived at Spring Creek Health Care where she embraced the community, was loved by all and known simply as "Grandma" to most.

      Her two husbands; siblings, Marvin, Joe and Bernard Begley and Mary Dell Smith; stepdaughter Patty Marks Devine and stepson Ron Marks preceded her in death.

      Her memories live on through her loving siblings Christine Begley Isham, Maurice Begley and his wife Isabelle, Dr. Carl Begley and his wife Mary; children, Della Timmermon and her husband Harry, Patsy Scott and her husband George, Rita Spalding-Harpring and her husband Mike, Joe Spalding and his wife Erin, and Jim Spalding; stepchildren Tommy Marks and his wife Kathy, Danny Marks and his wife Pam and Pat Marks; 32 grandchildren and step-grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

      The family wishes to express deep gratitude to Nellie's caregivers at Spring Creek Health Care who are her angels on earth.

      Visitation is Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Fairdale Funeral Home, Fairdale, followed a funeral Mass at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, Fairdale and burial in Calvary Cemetery.

(SS Wed Mar 4, 2015)

 

SR. KATHRYN MCQUILLAN

      Dominican Sister of Peace Kathryn McQuillan, OP, 95, a native of Philadelphia, Pa., died on Feb. 23, 2015, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel, St. Catharine. Burial will be at the St. Catharine Motherhouse Cemetery.      Hale–Polin–Robinson Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Kathryn'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 Mar 4, 2015)

 

MYRTLE ROUTIN

      Myrtle Begley Coulter Routin, 92, of Louisville, passed away at 11:35 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at the Masonic Home in Louisville.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on Sept. 8, 1922, to the late Joshua and Minnie Lanham Begley.

      She was a member of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church, a member of the Order of The Eastern Star and a former employee of the Masonic Homes of Kentucky

      Preceding her in death was her first husband, Howard Coulter on Sept. 19, 1972; her second husband, Avery Routin on March 2, 2002; a great grandchild, Destiny Lee Heuglin; two sisters, Judy Janes and Edith Mae Begley and two brothers, James Begley and J.T. Begley.

      Survivors include; two daughters, Sandra Robbins (Earl) of Louisville and Mary Hagan (Joseph Randal) of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and four sisters, Juanita Wilson (James) of Louisville, Snoda Votaw (Oliver) of Campbellsville, Mildred Burns of Elizabethtown and Margaret Tharpe of Harrodsburg.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 1, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Justin Compton, pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, officiating.

      Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers were Matthew Robbins, Jordan Heuglin, Ashton Heuglin, Lane Robbins, Travis Pate, Dawson Pate and Dylan Robbins.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 4, 2015)

 

JOSEPH CARRICO

      Joseph Leonard "Lenny" Carrico, 69, of Commercial Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 7:12 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2015, at the Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on Aug. 23, 1945, to the late Joseph Earl and Mary Alma Head Carrico.

      He was a member of the St. Rose Catholic Church and a retired plant operator of the Springfield Water and Sewer Company.

      Preceding him in death were two sisters, Susie Chesser on April 28, 2005, and Emily Marie Smith on July 25, 2013, and a brother, John Franklin Carrico on Dec. 24, 1998.Survivors include, his wife, Brenda Barr Carrico; three daughters, Cindy Begley (Kenny), Angie Royalty (Tony) and Sharon Lyvers (Roger) all of Springfield; eight grandchildren, Josh Lyvers, Renee Boucherie, Brenda Begley, Will Begley, Jenny Begley, Belle Begley, Brittany Lyons and Jacob Shuler; a great-granddaughter, Natalie Boucherie and one sister, Cecilia Warner of Springfield.

      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday at the St. Rose Catholic Church with Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P., the church pastor, officiating. Rev. Culpepper Elliott and Rev. Terry McIlvoy assisted him.

      Burial was in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were Renee Boucherie, Brittany Lyons, Brenda Begley, Jenny Begley and Belle Begley.

      Casket bearers were Josh Lyvers, Jacob Shuler, Will Begley, Craig Lyons, Ken Boucherie and William Smith.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements where a prayer service was held Sunday evening.

      In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hosparus of Central Kentucky.

(SS Wed Mar 11, 2015)

 

JOHN CORBETT

      John Kenneth "Kenny" Corbett, 78, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

      He was born Jan. 5, 1937, in Manton to the late Jack and Ruth Smith Corbett.

      He retired after 37 1/2 years of service at General Electric in Louisville. He held a Kentucky Auctioneers and Real Estate License; was a Kentucky Colonel; a member of Local 761 International Electric and Machine Union; a member of Springfield Lions Club, having received numerous awards including the "Melvin Jones Fellowship" for dedicated humanitarian services and a member of Saint Dominic Catholic Church. He was a great horse lover, having received his first horse from his grandpa Smith at the age of 8 years old.

      His first wife, Barbara Ann Wheatley Corbett and two sisters, Dorothy Mae Mudd and Bernadine Hagan, preceded him in death.

      Survivors include his wife, Anna Jane Graves Smith Corbett; two daughters, Terry Mullins (Bill) of Mount Washington and Lori Ann Peavy (Tim) of Lebanon; two sons, Tony Corbett of Lebanon and Alan Corbett (Angela) of New Haven; two step-daughters, Debbie Lanham (Brad) and Angela Courtwright all of Lebanon; one step-son, Randy Smith (Lisa) of Springfield; three sisters, Lois Gill (Bill) of Pee Wee Valley, Nannie Rose Hill (Jessie Lee) of Loretto and Jeannine Warren (John) of Springfield; two brothers-in-law, Tom Mudd of Springfield and Carl Hagan of Louisville; 13 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

      A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11:30 Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Saint Dominic Cemetery in Springfield. The Revs. Trumie C. Elliot and Matthew Hardesty were con-celebrates.

      There was a prayer service Monday evening at Mattingly Funeral Home, by the Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant.

      Memorial Donations may go to Saint Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery c/o of St. Dominic Church, 303 West Main Street, Springfield, KY 40069.Pallbearers were grandsons, Jamie Corbett, Derek Peavy, Peyton Peavy, Joey Keeling, Jonathan Courtwright and Randall Smith.

      Honorary Pallbearers were grandchildren, Nickie Sidebottom, Annie Spohr, Rob Keeling, Jesse Smith, Levi Smith, Aaron Love and Wyatt Love and friends, Chuck Polin, John Newton, Jim Powell, Jimmy Medley, Don Smith, Albert Wimsett, Leroy Hagan and Donnie Carrico.

(SS Wed Mar 11, 2015)

 

VIRGIL MCILVOY

      Virgil McIlvoy, 82, of Willisburg, passed away at 10:47 a.m., Monday, March 2, 2015, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on April 20, 1932, to the late William A. and Velera Switser McIlvoy.

      He was a member of the Magnolia Masonic Lodge #201 F & A.M. at Mackville.

      Preceding him in death was his first wife, Ruby Anderson McIlvoy on Aug. 12, 1999; his second wife, Catherine Hill McIlvoy on March 20, 2014; three sisters, Vivian Wise, Juanita Ray and Doris Ratliff and four brothers, Joe, Charlie, William J. and Moris McIlvoy.

      Survivors include a stepson; five stepdaughters; a brother, J.T. McIlvoy (Phyllis) of Bardstown and two sisters, Lois Grigsby of Springfield and Mary Tomelin of Mt. Washington.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Haynes and Rev. Amy Call, officiating.

      Burial was in the Lancaster Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Mark Redmon, Tony Coslow, David Coulter, Chuck Ratliff, Darrell W. Grigsby and Ritchey Brown.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 11, 2015)

 

JOHN MEDLEY SR.

      John Sidney "Med" Medley, Sr., 89, of Springfield, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

      He was born Jan. 27, 1926, in Washington County. He was a lifelong Farmer, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Manton. 

      His wife, Anna Louise Edelen Medley; his parents, Joseph Wallace Medley, Sr. and Mary Alma Simms; one brother, J. W. Medley, Jr.; one sister, Dorothy Blandford and one grandson, Michael Hamilton, preceded him in death.

      Survivors include three daughters, Charlotte Mudd (Paul) of Louisville, Ruth Hamilton (Fred) of Bardstown and Mary Mattingly (Steve) of Loretto; one son, Johnny Medley (Marian) of Springfield; 11 grandchildren, Bob Mudd, Bradley Hamilton, Chris Mudd, Beth Coats, Sonya Ash, Amanda Mattingly, Stephanie Johnson, Allyson Hamilton-McIntire, Brittany Alvey, Matthew Medley, Candace Mattingly and 17 great-grandchildren.

      A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Manton. Rev. Ben Brown officiated.  Burial followed in Saint Rose Cemetery in Springfield where the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military rites at the cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Fred Hamilton, Paul Mudd, Steve Mattingly, Brad Hamilton, Bob Mudd, Matt Medley and Chris Mudd.  Honorary pallbearers are the granddaughters.

      Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 11, 2015)

 

HOWARD SMITH

      Howard Smith, 63, of St. Rose-Lebanon Road, Springfield, passed away at 2 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2015, at his home.

      He was born in Lebanon on March 27, 1951, to the late Joseph Edward and Elizabeth Carrico Smith.

      He was a member of the St. Rose Catholic Church, a 1970 graduate of Washington County High School, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 4270, a farmer, a former employee of the Armour Food Company and a retired employee of Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown. For the past 25 years he has taken care of the cemetery set-ups for the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

      Preceding him in death was his sister, Shirley Ann Mattingly and a brother, Johnny L. Smith.

      Survivors include, his wife, Denise Bradshaw Smith; a son, Nicholas Smith (Tara) of Springfield; two daughters, Tina Hilton (Ron) of Springfield and Kelli Smith (Travis) of Lebanon; eight grandchildren, Madison, Grant and Carter Hilton, Michael, Caroline and Josie Smith, Conner and Kaitlyn Smith; six sisters, Althaire Lucas, Marilyn Watkins, Minnie Fay Smith, Louise Lanham (Ray), Linda Blanford (Mickey) and Frances Medley all of Springfield and five brothers, Charles Owen Smith (JoAnn) of Lebanon, Edward "Tinker" Smith, Thomas Herbert Smith (Bonnie) and Ronnie Smith (Bonnie) all of Springfield and J.R. Smith of Lexington.

      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, at the St. Rose Catholic Church with Rev. Terry Bradshaw and Rev. Kevin McGrath, officiating.

      Burial was in the St. Rose Cemetery.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were John Michael Medley, Kevin Mattingly, Eddie Blanford, Joey Smith, Tammy Bartley, Frankie Carrico and Troy Bradshaw.

      Serving as casket bearers were Joe Lee Spalding, Mike Mudd, Doug Hamilton, Albert Blandford, Johnny Medley, Larry Young, Ronnie Hill, Billy Mattingly and Bill Filiatreau.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements where a prayer service was held Monday evening.

(SS Wed Mar 11, 2015)

 

GLENN ADAMS

      Glenn Ricky Adams, 56, of Claybrook Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 3:20 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 2015 at his home after an illness.

      He was born in Brockport, N. Y. on July 21, 1958.

      He was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church in Willisburg, a 1976 graduate of John's Creek High School in Pike County, and a 1984 graduate of Morehead State University.Rick taught school for 28 years, 22 of those years in Washington County teaching health and P.E.

      Survivors include, his wife, Renae Gannon Adams, his parents, Robert and Dorthea Ashworth Adams of Pikeville; a brother, Robert Tate Adams (Kathryn) of Owingsville and two sisters, Billie Jo Adams (Gary) of Pikeville and Paula Jean Muncy (Greg) of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

      Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 19 at the Joe's Creek Church of Christ in Pike County with Rev. Dewayne Abshire, officiating.

      Visitation was held Tuesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home in Springfield and will be from 4 - 7 Thursday at the Joe's Creek Church of Christ.

      In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to; Hosparus of Central Kentucky, P.O. Box 4134, Campbellsville, KY 42719.

(SS Wed Mar 18, 2015)

 

ANN FUNK

      Ann Cloteal O'Daniel Funk, 85, of Springfield, went home to be with God on Saturday, March 14, 2015. She passed away at the Village of Lebanon where she had resided since Nov.9, 2014.

      Cloteal was born on Jan. 29, 1930, in Louisville to the late Francis and Mary Rose Cooper O'Daniel. She was the first daughter of nine children, eight of who lived to adulthood. As the oldest girl, her childhood responsibilities included being the family cook and she often told of standing on a chair with an apron tied under her arms cooking fried chicken for her family. She loved to cook and showed her love to her family with elaborate meals on birthdays and holidays.

      She was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church and a 1948 graduate of St. Augustine High School in Lebanon.As an extrovert who enjoyed being around people, Cloteal fully immersed herself in the activities of her family and in the organizations and clubs of her community. She loved to plan and host large gatherings, surrounding herself with family and friends.At 34 years of age she fulfilled her dream of higher education and enrolled at St. Catharine College, graduating with a business degree in 1966. For 22 years she worked for the USDA Federal Crop Insurance Program, moving up from office manager to field supervisor.In addition to being an active participant in numerous clubs, she served as treasurer and regent of the DAR's John Fitch Chapter in Bardstown, president and secretary of St. Dominic's PTA, and president and secretary of the Springfield Woman's Club. She was also a volunteer at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      She married Joseph Funk, who preceded her in death on July 8, 2013. Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Harriet Ann O'Daniel, Doris Marie Buckman and Rosie Burns and a brother, Lawrence "Larry" O'Daniel.Joe and

      Cloteal had three children, John (Linda Turner) Funk of Elizabethtown, Peggy (Bruce) Rady of Chicago and Harriet Ann (Charles) Monin of Lebanon all surviving her. Also surviving her are nine grandchildren: Joseph and Megan Funk, Ben (Jenny Kauffman) Rady, Brian (Lily Santowski) Rady, Brad Rady, Leigh Anne (Travis) Mattingly, Emily (Daniel) Ashworth, Ken (Sunnie Yates) Monin and Jon Eric Paprskar. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Louise (Tom) Smith of Buffalo Grove, Calif., and three brothers, Wallace (Emma Osbourne) O'Daniel of Gahanna, Ohio, Howard (Raviwan Sookasem) O'Daniel of Lexington and John (Geraldine Jacoby) O'Daniel of St. Louis, Mo.

      Her life will be celebrated at a funeral mass at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 21, at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott, officiating.

      Burial will be in the St. Rose Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers will be Joseph Funk, Ben Rady, Brian Rady, Brad Rady, Travis Mattingly and Ken Monin.

      Anyone wishing to honor her memory is invited to make a donation to, The St. Dominic School or St. Catharine College.

      Visitation will be from 4 - 8, Friday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 18, 2015)

 

JAMES HALL

      James Everett Hall, 82, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday at the Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg. He was born Oct. 11, 1932, in Washington County.

      James is survived by two daughters; Carroll Ann (Bill) Sanders of Harrodsburg, Brenda Lee (Donnie) Bullington of Morristown, Tenn., and two sons; Brian Keith Hall of Burgin and James Douglas (Stephanie) Hall of Harrodsburg.

      James Harley held funeral services Sunday at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial followed in the Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

      Pallbearers were Corey Smith, Joseph Allen, Tanner Hall, Jonathon Sanders, Matthew Allen, David Proctor, Keith Hall and Steve Pinkston.

      Honorary pallbearers were Jamie Brummett, James Brummett, Stephanie Allen, Tammie Spurling, Storm Hall, Taylor Hall, Tanner Hall, Jade Bullington, Gracie Hall, Roger Cornett, Mike Tewmey, Michael Spurling, Jesse Brown and Joshua Brummett.

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

(SS Wed Mar 18, 2015)

 

ROBERT KIRCHOFF

      Robert H. Kirchoff passed away March 9, 2015.

      Bob was born to George and Margaret (Koalska) Kirchoff in St. Paul, Minn., on Dec. 12, 1925. Bob is survived by his wife, Jackie, and son, Rob (Missi).

      A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Princeton, Ind., with Father Ronald Zgunda, celebrant. Burial followed in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Princeton, Ind. 

      Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund, 401 South Race St., Princeton, IN 47670.

      Online condolences may be made at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. 

(SS Wed Mar 18, 2015)

 

JAMES MATTINGLY

      James William "Billy" Mattingly, 68, of Holy Cross, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

      He was born March 17, 1946, in Raywick and was a retired farmer.

      Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Leona Riggs Mattingly; three sons, Bobby Mattingly and Bill Mattingly (Stacy) all of Holy Cross and Jody Mattingly (Margaret) of Springfield and one daughter, Rena Bartley (Jerry) of Holy Cross

      A mass of Christian burial was celebrated at Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  The Revs. Emil Kandor and James W. Graf were concelebrates.

      Memorial donations may go toward burial expenses.

      Pallbearers are Joe Joe Mattingly, Patrick Bartley, Odell Mattingly, Frank Donahue, Gene Clark and Austin Mattingly.

      Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Mar 18, 2015)

 

ELMO CHESSER

      Elmo Chesser, 85, of Polin Road in Willisburg, passed away at 4:15 p.m., Monday, March 16, 2015, at the home of his nephew in Willisburg.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on Nov. 2, 1929, to the late Ed R. and Flora Ann Chesser.

      He was a member of the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy and a retired farmer.

      Preceding him in death were four sisters, Ethel Chesser on May 11, 2000, Myrtle Chesser on Jan. 25, 1996, Lizzie Burkhead on Sept. 28, 1998, and Sarah Thompson on Dec. 25, 2010; and five brothers, Robert Lee Chesser on Dec. 6, 1995, Hollie Chesser on Dec. 11, 1989, Colie Chesser on Dec. 16, 1994, Harvey Chesser on Dec. 27, 2000, and Olson Chesser on Nov. 27, 1928.

      Survivors include a sister, Bertha Prather of Willisburg and several nieces and nephews.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 19, at the Willisburg Church Of God of Prophecy with Rev. Everett Hood officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Earl Hazel.

      Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Charles Chesser, Buddy Chesser, James Thompson, Randy Thompson, Lonnie Thompson and David Hardin.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Thu Mar 25, 2015)

 

TANISHA KEENE

      Tanisha Keene, 35, of Farmview Lane, Springfield, died at 5:03 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      A complete obituary will be in next week's issue of The Springfield Sun.

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

(SS Thu Mar 25, 2015)

 

MARK RICHARDSON

      Mark Richardson, 58, of Springfield, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, in Louisville.

      Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, and services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Carey & Son Funeral Home in Springfield.

      See a complete obituary in next week's issue.

(SS Thu Mar 25, 2015)

 

JAMES SALLEE

      James Isaac "Jimmy" Sallee, 74, of Lebanon Hill in Springfield, passed away at 2:53 a.m., Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on June 20, 1940, to the late Peter Raymond and Margie Goode Sallee.

      He was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a 1958 graduate of Springfield High School, a Kentucky Colonel and a retired officer with the Division of Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement where he worked for 34 years.

      Survivors include his wife, Roberta Switser Sallee; a son, Isaac Sallee and his wife, Tammy, of Springfield; two grandchildren, Wyatt and Malissa Sallee and one sister, Petra Rae Green of Georgetown.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 22, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Lloyd Sutton, worship leader of the Erin Baptist Church of Erin, Tenn., officiating.

      Burial was on Cemetery Hill.

      Serving as pallbearers were John Switser, Jason Green, Paul Noel, Joe Osborne, Charles Flechner, Scott Dennis, Larry Davis and Brian Wood.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Thu Mar 25, 2015)

 

JEFFERY BARR

      Jeffery Lane Barr, 52, of Lebanon Hill, Springfield, passed away at 6:37 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at the Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

      He was born in Lebanon, Ky., on Jan. 19, 1963.

      He was a member of the Anchor of Hope Church at Willisburg, a 1981 graduate of Washington County High School and an employee of Tower Automotive in Bardstown.

      Preceding him in death was his mother, Bessie Milburn Beavers and his stepfather, Everett "Bub" Beavers.

      Survivors include his wife, Sheryl Dawn Madden Barr; a son, Adam Barr (Ashley) of Springfield; a daughter, Rebekah Barr of Springfield; four grandchildren, Caden Kneebone, Noah Kemp, Karoleigh Barr and Jaxon Lane Barr; his father and step-mother, Eugene and Harriett Barr of Louisville; two sisters, Twila Drury (Steve) of Lebanon, Marilyn Barr of Louisville; two brothers, Ricky Barr and David Barr (Sally) of Louisville; nieces, Kristy Stone Wohner, Brandi Dale Drury, Faith LaDale Drury and Maggie Pottinger and a nephew, Alex Barr.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Cheatham, pastor of the Anchor of Hope Church officiating.

      Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were Steve Drury and Jonathan Thompson.

      Casket bearers were David Taylor, Terry Tucker, Donnie Hardin, Justin Chapman, Steve Edward and Nathan Williamson.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 1, 2015)

 

DAVID CHURCHILL

      David Wayne Churchill, 51, of East High Street, Springfield, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at his residence.

      A son, Kevin Graves, and a daughter, Tiana Graves, both of Springfield, survive him.

      Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Ben Brown and Deacon Gus Cooper officiating.

      Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Stewart, Tony Lynn, Timothy and Mont Churchill, Bobby and Deporres Thompson.

      Honorary pallbearers were Daevohn and Taevon Ellery, Logan Hazelwood, Depree and Mike Churchill.

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

(SS Wed Apr 1, 2015)

 

TANISHA KEENE

      Tanisha De'Nee Keene, 35, of Farmview Lane of Springfield, died at 5:03 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      She is survived by a son, Michael Ellery, a daughter, Mikel Ellery, her father, Steven Key and her mother, Brenda Keene Sparrow, all of Springfield.

      Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church with Rev. Michelle Washington and Rev. Morris Allen Keene officiating. Burial was in Cemetery Hill.

      Pallbearers were Josh, Ryan and Wesley Keene, Danny, Thomas Anthony and William Key, Anthony Yelverton and Troy Williams.

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

(SS Wed Apr 1, 2015)

 

JOSEPH MATTINGLY

      Joseph Marion "Jody" Mattingly, 70, of Nazareth, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at his residence.

      His wife of 46 years, Elaine Lewis Mattingly, survives him.

      A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 27, 2015, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Rev. Bill Bowling officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery where the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military rites.

      Pallbearers were Ronnie Mattingly, Frankie Mattingly, Joe Masterson, Randy Mattingly Jr., Aaron Hahn and Jeffrey Anderson.

      Honorary pallbearers were Bailey Whitfield and Jacob Hogan. 

(SS Wed Apr 1, 2015)

 

SHIRLEY MILES

      Shirley Marie Miles, 79, of Saint Francis, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Springfield Nursing and Rehab Center.

      She was preceded in death by her husband, William Kenneth Miles; her parents; William Rodman and Mary Bertha Donahue Clayton; and one son, Michael G. Miles.

      Survivors include her daughter, Jane Higdon (Jimmy) of Lebanon.

      A Mass of Christian Burial was to be celebrated Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with burial in Saint Charles Cemetery. The Rev. Emil Kandor officiated.

      Pallbearers were Jim Higdon, Steve Miles, Scott Sims, Butch Ball, Bill Clayton and Sherman Donahue. 

(SS Wed Apr 1, 2015)

 

MARK RICHARDSON

      Mark Lee Richardson, 58, of Grundy Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 1:30 a.m., Monday, March 29, 2015, at Baptist Health in Louisville.

      He was born in Hardin County on Aug. 23, 1956.

      He was a 1974 graduate of Washington County high School, a 36-year employee of the Barber Cabinet Company and also worked part time for Bumper To Bumper Auto Parts of Bardstown.

      Survivors include his wife, Lisa Fauth Richardson; his father, Clarence L. Richardson of Elizabethtown, his mother, Adena Bloyd Richardson of Elizabethtown; a brother, Michael Richardson and his wife, Michelle of Cecilia; a niece, Elizabeth Prather of Cecilia; nephews, Christopher Prather of Lansing, Mich., Matthew Richardson of Indianapolis and Derek Fauth of Bardstown; and two brothers-in-law, David Fauth of Springfield and Ray "Scoby" Fauth of Dewey, Ariz.

      Funeral services were held at 1p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Kyle Yankey, pastor of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, officiating.

      Burial was on Cemetery Hill.

      Serving as pallbearers were Chris Neel, Jimmy Nell, Danny Nally, Tom Brahm, John Reynolds and Michael Graves.

      In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of one\'s choice

(SS Wed Apr 1, 2015)

 

NATASHA BENNETT

      Natasha Gwynne "Tasha" Bennett, 40, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.

      Survivors include her stepfather and mother, Paul and Loretta Colewell Williams of Gravel Switch; one daughter, Heaven Shanks, at home; three sons, Cody Hunt of Hazard, Cameron Hunt of LaGrange and Storm Hunt of Lebanon.

      Funeral services were held April 4, 2015, at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto. Burial followed in Haysville Cemetery in Gravel Switch. Her step-brother, James "Butch" Williams officiated. 

      Pallbearers were Cody Hunt, Stephen Goodwin, Daniel Shanks, Storm Hunt, Aaron Williams and Butch Williams.

      Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

ALMA DARLAND

      Alma R. Darland, 92, formerly of Lexington, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at The Village of Lebanon.

      Born July 9, 1922, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late George T. and Mary Isham Darland.

      She was a retired administrative assistant to the chief of surgery at Veterans Hospital and a former teacher. She was a member of the Fayette Church of Christ in Lexington and enjoyed needlework and antiques.

      Several cousins survive, including Norman Darland of Mackville and Joylyn Smith of Lexington.

      Funeral services were held Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home, with burial in the Battle Cemetery.

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

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

RUBEN HOLDERMAN SR.

      Ruben Holderman, Sr., 89, of Claybrooke Avenue in Springfield, passed away at 1:16 p.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on Nov. 28, 1925, to the late Charles Edward and Melinda Frances Marksbury Holderman.

      He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church and operated a children's day care center along with his wife, Jewell, in Springfield for many years.

      Preceding him in death was his wife, Jewell Coovert Holderman on Nov. 8, 2001; a granddaughter, Cecelia S. Bledsoe on April 24, 2006; a brother, Charles Holderman and four sisters, Maggie Beavers, Jane Lanham, Ruby Allen Broughton and Doris Shewmaker.

      Survivors include a son, Ruben Holderman, Jr. of Louisville; two daughters, Beverly Dubicki of Louisville and Marilyn Resper (Reginald) of Fairview Heights, Ill.; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Jim Holderman (Freda) of Shepherdsville and seven sisters, Bonnie Sue Sanders (Roy) of Bardstown, Rossie Lee Brown of Mt. Washington, Ann Milburn and Ruth Hill (Virgil) of Louisville and Shirley Hodge (David), Becky Hodge (Ronald) and Mary Louise Connor (Johnny) all of Lebanon Junction.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 6, at the Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Kyle Yankey, the church pastor, and Rev. Kyle Claunch, a former pastor, officiating.

      Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Derrick Holderman, Joshua Holderman, Jeffrey Lyons, Reggie Resper, Roger Holt and Bobby Joe Mattingly.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

CHARLOTTE JETT

      Charlotte Thompson Jett, 59, of Louisville, formerly of Willisburg, passed away at 10:41 p.m., Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.

      She was born in Lebanon on Aug. 9, 1955, to Edward and Dulath Hood Thompson.

      She attended the Valley Station Church of God and was a hairdresser.

      Preceding her in death was her father, Edward Thompson, on Oct. 25, 2010; a sister, Betty Joyce Thompson on Jan. 10, 1997, and a brother, Donnie W. Thompson on Dec. 3, 2013.

      Survivors include, her husband, Mike Jett; a son, Joey Hardin (Stephanie) of Shepherdsville; two daughters, Stacey Hardin and Jennifer Jett both of Louisville; three grandchildren, Sarina Hardin, Joseph Hardin and Allexis Hardin; her mother, Dulath Thompson of Willisburg; a brother, Allen Thompson (Julia) of Lawrenceburg and two sisters, Pamela Graves of Louisville and Gayla McCurdy (Larry) of Lawrenceburg.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, at the Willisburg Church of God with Rev. Jeremy Thompson officiating. Rev. Mark Speakman assisted him.

      Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Joey Hardin, Stacey Hardin, Paige McCurdy, Rod Thompson, Jackie Thompson, Chris Thompson, Larry Joe Hardin and Matthew Hardin.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

MARY LANHAM

      Mary Elizabeth Sallee Lanham, 78, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Bardstown, passed away at 11:10 a.m., Friday, April 3, 2015, at the home of her daughter in Elizabethtown.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on Jan. 28, 1937, to the late John and Eva Cornish Sallee.

      She was a member of the Parkway Baptist Church in Bardstown and a retired certified medical technician.

      Preceding her in death was a daughter, Mary Lou Lanha; a sister, Bonnie Varnell and a brother, Tony Sallee.

      Survivors include her husband, Joe Lanham; three daughters, Carol Mattingly of Springfield, Bonnie Hamilton (Gary) of Springfield and Kathy Hall (Everett) of Elizabethtown; two sons, Johnny Lanham (Angel) and Joe Lanham, Jr. (Lynn) of Bardstown; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ernest Sallee of Springfield, Mark Sallee and Bill Sallee both of Oklahoma and four sisters, Peggy Hood of Springfield, Annie Railey of Bardstown, Eva Marie Sallee of Lebanon and Ina Gribbins of Campbellsville.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, at the Parkway Baptist Church with Dr. James Carroll officiating.

      Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were T.J. Lyvers, Hank Shelton, Josh Dewitt, John Jenkins, Thomas Young and Ben Johnson.

      Serving as an honorary pallbearer was Justin Milburn.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

CHARLES MEDLEY

      Charles Wayne Medley, 65, of Croake Station Road in Fredericktown, died at 6:55 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2015, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville.

      Born Jan. 7, 1950, in Lebanon, he was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Walter and Mary Juanita Brady Medley.

      He was a U.S. Navy veteran of Vietnam serving on the U.S.S. Midway and Ranger aircraft carriers as an Aviation Structural Mechanic, was a member of American Legion Post 121 in Bardstown and Post 200 in Louisville, and was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church.

      He is survived by three sons, Adam (Heather) Medley, Nate Medley and Charles Thomas (Amanda) Medley all of Fredericktown; one daughter, Melissa Elaine Marie (Stephen) Tichenor of Bloomfield; two brothers, Donnie (Mary Joyce) Medley of Loretto and Steve Medley of Lexington; two sisters, Brenda Pickett of Flowers Branch, Ga., and Molly Anderson of Lexington and five grandchildren, Collin, Caleb, Seth, Lainie and Emma Grace Medley.

      Funeral mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at St. Rose Catholic Church in Springfield with Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P., officiating. Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery with full military honors to be rendered by Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

      Pallbearers will be Clint and Calvin Hutchins, Jimmy Lewis, Collin and Caleb Medley, Adam Hamilton, Brian Medley and David Neel.

      Seth Medley will be an honorary pallbearer.

      Friends may call from 7 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home, who is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

CHARLES POPE

      Charles E. "Mose" Pope, 79, formerly of Washington County, died at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.

      He was born Oct. 3, 1935, in Washington County.

      Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home with Deacon Gus Cooper officiating.

      Burial will be in Cemetery Hill.

      Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday.

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

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

DOROTHY SATTERLY

      Dorothy Wells Satterly, 92, of Paducah, formerly of Willisburg, passed away at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Life Care Center in LaCenter.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on Aug. 14, 1922, to the late Walter and Fronnie Dennis Wells.

      She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Paducah, a 1940 graduate of Willisburg High School and a homemaker.

      Preceding her in death was her husband, Victor W. Satterly, Sr. on May 15, 1986; a son, Victor W. Satterly, Jr. on Aug. 12, 2013; a sister, Irene Gillis on June 30, 1999, and a brother, Rudolph Wells on Aug. 20, 1987.

      Survivors include two daughters, Cathy Welch (Wilson) of Paducah and Vickie Ferren (Greg) of Louisville; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 4, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Harry Curry, pastor of the Louisville First Church of The Nazarene officiating.

      Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers were Mike Tingle, Corey Tingle, Craig Satterly, Eric Cason, Josh Ferren and Stephen Jones.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

RUTH TABSCOTT

      Ruth Ann Tabscott, 53, of Maplewood Avenue in Springfield, died at 7:12 a.m. Monday, April 6, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      A complete obituary will be in next week's Sun.

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

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

PAUL WHITE JR.

      Paul Douglas White, Jr., 47, of Gordon Ford Road in Willisburg, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015, at his home.

      He was born in Louisville on May 1, 1967.He was a member of the Rockbridge Baptist Church and a farmer.

      Preceding him in death was his mother, Opal Frances White on May 30, 1995, and a son, Paul Douglas White, III on Sept. 4, 1987.

      Survivors include his wife, Donna Kay Cox White; a son, Johnathan Paul White; two daughters, Opal Sarah Jane White and Jennifer Lynn White, all of Willisburg; three grandchildren, Darren Taylor Grigsby, Dixie Jean Grigsby and Trenton Zane White; his father and step-mother, Paul D. Sr. and Patsy White of Mt. Eden and two brothers, William Fisher of San Antonio, Texas, and Jimmie Fisher of Willisburg. Also surviving is his friend's mother, Maeola Chesser, who helped nurture and raise him during his childhood years.

      Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Terry McIlvoy, pastor of the Rockbridge Baptist Church, officiating.

      Burial will be in the White's Lonesome Dove Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers will be Alex Hamilton, Darren Chesser, Mark Beasley, Chris Noel, Marshall Smith, Johnathan White, Roger Tingle, Frank Girgsby and Michael Cox.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

MARY WINFIELD

      Mary Theresa Winfield, 98, of Manton, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      She was born Nov. 28, 1916, in Manton. She was a former homemaker and the oldest member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Manton. 

      She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Eugene Winfield; her parents, Anthony Columbus "Cull" Reed and Anna Catherine Graves Reed; two sisters, Margaret Smith and Mary Sallie Neel; three brothers, George Edward, Richard Leo and Robert Hughes Reed.

      Survivors include one daughter, Mary Ann Kidwell (John) of Manton and Joseph Edward "Lightning" Winfield (Mary Alice) of Loretto; four grandchildren, Bridgett Kidwell and Bernadette Kidwell Byrum (James) all of Lexington, Cathy and Charlie Winfield of Loretto.

      A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Matt Hardesty will officiate.

      Pallbearers were George Graves, Joe Kelty, Kevin Nally, Eddie Reed, Tony Reed and David Taylor.

      Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

JOSEPH YOUNG

      Joseph Levon Young, 42, of Mackville Road in Springfield, died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      Born May 10, 1972, in Lebanon, he was preceded in death by his father, Frank Hodgens.

      He was a 1991 graduate of Washington County High School, was assistant manager of Save-A-Lot in Springfield, where he had worked for 25 years, and was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

      He is survived by his partner, Chad Boblitt of Bloomfield; his mother, Mary Young of Mundfordville; a brother, Billy Young of Springfield; three sisters, Rachel and Yvonne Young, both of Louisville, and Rita Young and her spouse Amy Vanhoose Young of Shelbyville; his maternal grandmother, Stella Young of Springfield; two maternal aunts, Stella Yantis of Springfield and Myrtle Lyons of Lexington; five nieces and nephews and six cousins.

      Funeral mass was conducted Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott and Deacon Gus Cooper officiating. Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Rodney and Myron Dawson, Roderick Smalley, Mitchell Hughes, Allen Dean, Randy Hill, Steve Linton and Broderick Lewis.

      Honorary pallbearers were Ann Lewis, Julie Colvin, Denise Shively, Mitzi Santos, Cherri Costa, Chelsea Coulter, Ashley Curtsinger, Tonya Chesser, Nick Coleman, Kim Sagrecy and Bill McDonald.

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

(SS Wed Apr 8, 2015)

 

LINDA CARRICO

      Linda Hale Carrico, 69, of Springfield, passed away at 6:52 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2015.

      She was born in Lebanon on June 13, 1945 to the late Ben and Lillian Murphy Mattingly.

      She was a member of the Open Arms Community Church, a retired employee of the former Cowden Manufacturing Company of Springfield and a homemaker.

      Preceding her in death was her first husband, James Luther Hale, Sr. on Aug. 6, 1992; her second husband, Cliff Carrico on Dec. 11, 2013 and a son, James L Hale, Jr. on June 3, 1982.

      Survivors include, a son, Steve Hale (Jeannie); two daughters, Christina Lawson (Mike) and Kim Grigsby (Joe) all of Springfield; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Ben L. Mattingly, Jr. (Sandy) of Lexington and two sisters, Alma Cooksey (Jimmy) of Willisburg and Mattie Marks (Mike) of Nicholasville.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 10, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Bishop, pastor of the Open Arms Community Church, officiating.

      Burial was on Cemetery Hill in Springfield.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were Jami Lawson, Tonya Abell, Haley Grigsby, Emily Hale and Olivia Lawson.

      Serving as casket bearers were Christopher Hale, Johnathan Hale, Joe Grigsby, Jr., Waylon Grigsby, Josh Deringer and Devin Abell.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 18, 2015)

 

CATHERINE EDELEN

      A Bardstown resident, Catherine Barber Edelen, 80, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Life Care Center of Bardstown.

      She was the former Catherine Barber, born Aug. 31, 1934, to the late P.S. and Maude Mudd Barber Sr. in Washington County.

      She was a retired bookkeeper for Spalding and Edelman and Barber Cabinet Co. and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where she sang in the choir.

      Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Delena Simms, Sister Frances Barber SCN, Sister Maude Michele Barber SCN and Angela Wimsatt; her brothers, P.S. "Buddy" Barber IV and Bro. Joseph Barber CR, Aaron Barber, a niece Mary Gail Ogburn and a nephew Joey Wimsatt.

      She is survived by her husband John Edelen and his children, Rhonda (Brian) Potts of Indianapolis, Tammy (Donnie) Yates, John Glenn (Debby) Edelen, both of Versailles, Mark Edelen of Norfolk, Va. and Troy Edelen of San Francisco. Calif.; three sisters, Margaret Kelly of Springfield, Mary Ann (Al) Bowling of Bardstown, Sister Catherine Barber OSU, of Maple Mount; her brother Bob (Shirley) Barber of Springfield and her sister-in-law Patricia Barber of Madison, Ind. six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.

      Cremation was chosen by the family.

      A memorial mass will be celebrated Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 10 a.m. from the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto Cathedral. Fr. Bill Hammer is the celebrant. Inurnment will follow around 12:45 p.m. at St. Rose Cemetery in Springfield.

      Visitation with the family will be at the church from 9:30 until time of services.

      The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. Vincent DePaul or the New Life Center.

The Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 15, 2015)

 

JAMES MATTINGLY

      James W. Mattingly, 93, of Lebanon, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon, surrounded by his family.

      He was born January 30, 1922 in Washington County. He was a Farmer, a retired School Bus driver and a Navy Veteran of World War II.

      Survivors include five daughters, Mary Lou Dawson of Louisville, Darlene Stumph, Margaret Ann Mattingly and Brenda Napper of Lebanon, Vicky Collette of Corbin and one son, Larry Mattingly of Lebanon;

      A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, April 13, 2015, at Saint Charles Catholic Church, Lebanon, with burial in the church cemetery.  The Rev. James W. Graf officiated.

      Pallbearers were grandsons David Dawson, Brent Masterson, Michael Masterson, Troy Mattingly, Steven Stumph, Timmy Stumph, Jason Mattingly and Brian Mattingly.

(SS Wed Apr 15, 2015)

 

JOHN MUDD JR.

      John Bertrand Mudd, Jr., 84, died peacefully on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness.

      He was born on Dec. 28, 1930, in Fredericktown, to John Bertrand Mudd, Sr. and Mary Prudence Carrico Mudd.

He was a 1949 graduate of Fredericktown High School.  He served in the United States Army where he was stationed in Japan and then fought in the Korean War.  Mr. Mudd graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 1957. After graduation he worked for Begley Drug Co. and Grider Pharmacy in Danville.  In 1968 the family moved to Bardstown where he was a partner and pharmacist at Hurst Drug Store until the time of his retirement.  Mr. Mudd was an active member of the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral where he served as an usher for many years.  He was also a Kentucky Colonel.

      Mr. Mudd was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Francis, Robert, and Paul Mudd; and daughters, Carol Frances Mudd and Cherri Mudd Tudor.

      He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Alice Gertrude Johnson Mudd; daughters, Connie (Gary) Newton of Elizabethtown and Cathy (Bill) Waldschmidt of Springfield; sons, Mike (Rachel) Mudd of Alpharetta, Ga. and Chris (Lori) Mudd of Bardstown; grandchildren, Josh (Graham) Mudd, Catie Mudd, Jason Newton, Patrick Mudd, Christina Mudd, Henry Waldschmidt, George (Angie) Waldschmidt and Liz (Mark) McNulty; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Margie Spalding of Bardstown and Mary Rose Ziegler of Louisville; and brothers, Phil (Leon) Mudd of Louisville and Jim Mudd of Bardstown.

      His funeral service was Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. 

      In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Elementary School or Bethlehem High School in memory of Mr. Mudd.

      Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 15, 2015)

 

MORRIS ROGERS

      Morris "Vaughn" Morris, 77, entered eternal life on April 4, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY.

      Vaughn was born and raised in Boone County and was fittingly a part of Boone County High School's first graduating class of 1955. He then went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky in 1962 with a B.S. in Accounting. He was an active member of R.O.T.C and Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He continued his lifelong relationships with his fraternity brothers through monthly luncheons in Northern Kentucky, Lexington, and Louisville. Vaughn was very active in the community in his pre-retirement years, and held many positions within several associations. He was an active member of Boone Air and Fort Mitchell Country Clubs, Florence Elks, as well as, serving as President of the Boone Co. Jaycees and Boone Co. Businessmen.

      He also served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Kentucky UK alumni association and Woodspoint Nursing Home. Vaughn was employed by Grefco, Litton, and was the Finance Director of Boone County until his retirement in 1999. After retiring, he and his wife spent their winter months at their home in Hobe Sound, Florida for 12 years. Vaughn enjoyed tending to his garden and flowers, feeding the local squirrels, and visiting the beautiful beaches. Vaughn loved following sports, specifically, the Cincinnati Reds, Bengals, and University of Kentucky football and basketball teams. The Big Blue Nation lost a tremendous devotee.

      Vaughn was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Hilda Rogers of Burlington.

      He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Evalene (Mayes) of Mackville, son, Timothy Rogers of Louisville, daughter, Mitzi Rogers of Walton, three granddaughters, Sydney, Kamryn, and Karsen Rogers. Vaughn also leaves behind his brother, Paul E. Rogers of Astatula, FL and sisters, Charlotte Taylor of Hebron, KY, Mary Sue Rudicill (Bill) of Burlington, KY, and Marty Blazie (Deane) of Street, Maryland and numerous nieces nephews, special friends, and extended family.

      Funeral service was on April 11 at Belleview Bottoms Baptist Church (Burlington, KY), with burial at Belleview Cemetery following the service.

      In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati UK Alumni Club, St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, Edgewood, 483 S. Loop Dr., Edgewood, KY 41017 or Belleview Baptist Church, 6658 Fifth St, Burlington, KY 41005.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the April 15, 2015 issue of the Springfield Sun)

 

RUBY SAGRACY

      Ruby Clellon Chesser Sagracy, 69, of Hardesty Road, Springfield, passed away at 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on March 30, 1946, to the late William H. and Ruby Hardin Chesser.

She was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church and a homemaker. Preceding her in death was her husband, Ray Sagracy on Feb. 6, 2005; a great-grandson, Anthony Logan Sagracy on July 31, 2011, and a brother, William H. Chesser, Jr. on March 11, 1985.

      Survivors include, two sons, Jesse Sagracy (Laveta) and Jeff Sagracy (Kim) of Springfield; four grandchildren, Marsha Sagracy, Amber Sagracy Alcantara (Alexis), Jonathan Sagracy and Jesse Waylon Sagracy; four great grandchildren and two brothers, Bobby Chesser (Vickie) and Charles Ray Chesser of Springfield.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 11, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jamie Chesser, pastor of the Mt. Freedom Baptist Church, officiating.

      Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were Marsha Sagracy and Amber Alcantara.

      Casket bearers were Bobby Joe Chesser, Larry Sagracy, Mike Lewis, Alias Villa, Jonathan Sagracy and Alexis Alcantara.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 15, 2015)

 

MARION SPAULDING

      Marion Taylor Spaulding, 83, of River Bend Lane, Spring-field, passed away at 1:23 a.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015, at his home with his wife by his side as she has always been for fifty-six years of marriage.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on June 17, 1931, to the late Nelson Reed Sr. and Bertha Louise Mann Spaulding.

      He was a lifelong member of the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and clerk of the session. He was a 1949 graduate of Willisburg High School. Taylor served in the U.S. Army from 1954 until 1956, having been stationed in Germany during his military time. For many years he was a longtime partner along with his brother, Reed in the former Spaulding Tractor Company of Springfield, a dealership offering Massey Ferguson tractors and implements as well as other nationally recognized brands of farm equipment. Taylor also had a great passion for farming and he and his wife, June together farmed their land in the Pleasant Grove Community of this county.In the early 1960s Taylor saw a great need for helping the mentally challenged and contributed countless hours of service to the beginning and continual service of the Washington County Association for the Mentally Handicapped and was instrumental in the establishment of the Spaulding-Kelly Homes which were built in this county

      Preceding him in death was his brother, Nelson Reed Spaulding, Jr. on April 17, 2010, a half-sister, Helen McDade and a half-brother, Logan Spaulding.

      Survivors include, his wife, June Arnold Spaulding; two daughters, Doris Catherine Spaulding of Springfield and Paula Brewer and her husband, Jeff of Elizabethtown and two grandchildren, Taylor Michelle Brewer and Matthew Thomas Brewer.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, at the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church with Bro. Warren Whitaker, minister of the Cornerstone Christian Church, officiating. Rev. Clay Stevens, pastor of the Springfield Presbyterian Church, assisted him.

      Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery where the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military honors.

      Serving as pallbearers were Matthew Thomas Brewer, Nelson Reed Spaulding, III, Logan Taylor Spaulding, William Ernest Spaulding, John Vincent Spaulding and Glenn Devine.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 15, 2015)

 

RUTH TABSCOTT

      Ruth Ann "Ruthie" Keene Tabscott, 53, of Maplewood Ave., Springfield, died at 7:12 a.m. Monday, April 6, 2015, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      Born August 21, 1961 in Lebanon, she was preceded in death by mother, Mary Ruth Keene.

She was a member of Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church.

      She is survived by her husband, Darryl Tabscott; a son, Jason Lamar (Christy) Keene of Lebanon; a grandson, Malik Keene; three brothers, Lee (Pamela) Hurrigan of Lebanon, Perry (Peggy) Hurrigan of Bardstown and Larry Hurrigan of Lexington; five sisters, Judy (Cecil) Smalley and Rebecca (Darnell) Young all of Springfield, Phyllis (Richard) Edwards and Annette (John) Bell all of Lebanon and Delores (Vasco) Perry of Vine Grove.

      Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church with Rev. Michelle Washington and Rev. Morris Allen Keene officiating.  Burial was in Cemetery Hill.

      Pallbearers were Felix, Johnny Ray and Anthony Keene, Troy Williams, J.T. Burton and Perry Hurrigan.

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

(SS Wed Apr 15, 2015)

 

EVETTA WRIGHT

      Evetta Rochelle Wright, 29, of Louisville, passed away at 9:52 p.m., Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

      She was born on Nov. 19, 1985 in Danville, Kentucky.

      She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and a 2004 graduate of Washington County High School.

      Preceding her in death were paternal grandparents, George Robert and Mary Elizabeth Wright.

      Survivors include her daughter, Shamya Wright of Bardstown; her father, Larry Wright of Bardstown; her mother, Juanita Thompson Wright of Louisville; a sister, Mary Tanita Wright of Bardstown and her maternal grandparents, Alex and Frances Thompson of Springfield.

      Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 9, at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott, Deacon Gus Cooper and Rev. Michelle Washington, officiating.

      Burial was in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were Justin Wright, Jonathan Wright, Deporres Thompson, Dion Thompson, Danny Thompson, Scott Thomas, Dyron Johnson and Kevin Montgomery.

      Casket bearers were Myrone Thompson, Donald Thompson, Shon Thompson, William Sission, Chris Wright, DeQue Wright, Tyler Wright and Steve Mudd, Jr.

      Deacon Gus Cooper held a prayer service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

(SS Wed Apr 15, 2015)

 

MARTHA BELKE

     Martha Belke, SL, 87 of Nerinx, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary.

     She was born Oct. 24, 1927.

     A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Loretto Motherhouse Church, with burial in the Motherhouse Cemetery. 

     Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 22, 2015)

 

JOE CARRIER

     Joe Allen Carrier, 65, of Bloomfield, formerly of Mackville, passed away at 11:22 a.m., Monday, April 13, 2015, at the Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

     He was born in Mercer County on June 13, 1949, to the late Marvin and Grace Bugg Carrier.

     He was a member of the Deep Creek Baptist Church, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a retired captain with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, a member of the Kentucky Conservation Officers Association and was a caretaker of the Clark County Fish and Game Club in Winchester for 22 years.

     Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Hardin Carrier; a son, Shane Carrier and his wife, LeAnn of Taylorsville; a grand daughter, Brooke Carrier; a brother, Hollis Carrier of Stanford and several nieces and nephews.

     Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 16, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Brandon Carrier, pastor of the Pioneer Baptist Church in Harrodsburg, officiating.Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville where the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military rites.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers were Butch Russell, Mac Warren, Carlton "Bezel" Hall, Freddie Bottoms, Dan Pooler, Russell Gray, R.W. "Twister" Garrison, Bryan Howard, Raymond "Tinker" Hardin and Jim Powell.

     Serving as casket bearers were the following members of the honor guard of The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife: Brad Stafford, Thomas Blackwell, Jason Ice, Patrick Younts, Matt Parmley, Doug Detherage and Bill Spears.

     In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Kentucky Conservation Officers Association Fallen Officers Memorial, donations can be made via, KCOA website.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 22, 2015)

 

LOUISE HOOD

     Louise Thompson Hood, 88, of the Mt. Zion community of Washington County, passed away at 1 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015, at her home.

     A native of Washington County, she was born on June 3, 1926, to the late Amos and Auda Coulter Thompson.

     She was a member of the Willisburg Church of God and a homemaker.

     Preceding her in death was her husband, Vernon Lee Hood on Feb. 5, 2000; a sister, Evelyn Cheser on Sept. 18, 2008, and two brothers, Wilmo Thompson on March 16, 1985, and Elmo Thompson on Feb. 21, 2011.

     Survivors include, three sons, Naymon Hood (Jewell) of Springfield, Wendell Hood (Dorothy) of Willisburg and Larry Hood (Helen) of Chaplin; six daughters, Marilyn Noel (Ronnie) and Debbie Hood (Mike) of Willisburg; Wanda Hahn (Jimmy) and Teresa Stevens (Todd) of Bloomfield, Brenda Bird (Hershell) of Cox's Creek and Carla Riggs (Al) of Lawrenceburg; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Glen Thompson of Willisburg and Billy Thompson (Myrna) of Springfield and five sisters, Juanita Thompson and Marie Lewis (Charles) of Springfield, Blondella Lewis of Bloomfield, Faye Watts of Cold Spring and Betty Cheatham (Bobby) of Mt. Washington.

     Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 19, at the Willisburg Church of God with Rev. Mark Speakman, the church pastor, officiating. He was assisted by, Rev. Jerome McCullahy.Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers were granddaughters, Karen Trent, Jennifer Coulter, Regina Williams, Alisia Kinser and Britney Barlow.

     Casket bearers were grandsons, Greg Hahn, Brian Hood, Kalan Hood, Michael Hood, Jonathan Hood, Eric Noel, Aaron Noel, Cole Stevens and Jacob Turner.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 22, 2015)

 

JOHN MUDD

     John Bertrand Mudd, Jr., 84, died peacefully on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness.

     His funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Rev. Jim Graf officiated.

     His pallbearers were Josh Mudd, Jason Newton, Patrick Mudd, Steve Spalding, Mark Durbin and Patrick Vize.

     Barlow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 22, 2015)

 

ROBERTA BARBER

      Roberta Catherine McIntire ("Robbie") Barber passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at her home in Louisville. She was 101 years young.

      Robbie was a dedicated member of two Catholic churches in her life - most recently with St. Stephen Martyr in Louisville, where she was a quilter and picnic volunteer, and previously with St. Rose in Springfield, where she married, had all her children baptized and contributed tirelessly to church and school activities. Her faith, work ethic and commitment to family were driving factors in her life.

      She will be remembered for her selfless, supporting nature, her humility, her kind and giving spirit and her grit and determination to do what was needed. She never said an unkind word about anyone and she was affectionately known as "Sweet Robbie." She will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched.

      She is preceded in death by her loving husband, John Frank Barber, her parents, siblings, friends and beloved daughter, Roberta J. ("Bobbie") Barber.

      She is survived by six children, Flo Barber, with whom she resided in Louisville for the last 10 years, Olivia Medley (late Johnnie Medley) and Larry Barber (Mary Lloyd) of Springfield, Roxie Bueschel (Andy) Buffalo Grove, Ill.; Rick Barber (Melinda) Campbellsville; Tony Barber (Jodie) Franklin, Tenn., and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.Special thanks go to her ElderServe caregivers, Gladys, Sharon and Donna, her St. Stephen Martyr Eucharistic Ministers John, Janie and Vernon, and her Hosparus team, Betsey, DiAnn and Peggy, whose loving support and care enriched her life for several years.

      The funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at St. Rose Catholic Church in Springfield, with Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P., officiating, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

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

      Pallbearers are Tim Bueschel, Michael Barber, Thomas Barber, John Barber, Joe Lee Medley and Rob Medley.

      Donations in her memory may be made to St. Rose Church, Springfield, St. Stephen Martyr Church, Louisville or a charity of your choice.

      Hale-Polin-Robinson is in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed Apr 29, 2015)

 

SR. REGINA BRUNER

      Dominican Sister of Peace Regina Marie Bruner, O.P., 85, a native of Mattoon, Ill., died on April 24, 2015, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Ky.

      A Dominican for 65 years, Sr. Regina earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education/English/Social Studies from Siena College (Memphis, Tenn.). She ministered as a teacher at St. Bartholomew (Chicago, Ill.); Nativity (Memphis, Tenn.); St. Joseph (Mattoon, Ill.); SS Simon and Jude (Louisville); St. Teresa (Lincoln, Neb.); Blessed Sacrament (Grand Island, Neb.); Sacred Heart (Greeley, Neb.) and St. Mary (Bellevue, Neb.). In 1983, Sr. Regina ministered as a receptionist/office assistant at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine. In 1988, Sr. Regina was a part-time secretary as well as tutor at St. Dominic School in Springfield. In 1996, Sr. Regina returned to Sansbury Care Center where she was a computer assistant. Beginning in 2001, Sr. Regina ministered as a volunteer and provided community service at St. Catharine Motherhouse, St. Catharine.In 2004, Sr. Regina moved to Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine, KY), where she entered a ministry of prayer and presence.

      Several nephews survive Sr. Regina.

      The visitation begins at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at the Sansbury Care Center Chapel.

      The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 30, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. Burial will be at the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

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

      Memorial gifts in Sr. Regina'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 Apr 29, 2015)

 

ANNA HOLDERMAN

      Anna Laura Reynolds Holderman, 85, of the Thompsonville community of Washington County, passed away at 7:40 a.m., Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

      A native of Woodford County, she was born on June 29, 1929, to the late John M. and Kate Long Reynolds.

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

      Preceding her in death was a daughter, Ruth Lynn Holderman on March 1, 1951, three sisters, Della Peel on Dec. 29, 1989, Stella Hughes on Nov. 24, 2009, and Lucille Brooks on Nov. 4, 2011, and two brothers, Roy Reynolds on Oct. 19, 1995 and Robert Reynolds on June 29, 2007.

      Survivors include, her husband, Charles W. Holderman, Sr.; a son, Wes Holderman, Jr. and his wife Kathy; two grandsons, Wesley Holderman, III and his wife, Laura and Robert Holderman and his wife, Amanda and two great-grandchildren, Charlie Holderman, IV and Rebecca Holderman all of Springfield; a sister, Ruth Macomb of Ashland; a brother, Donald Reynolds and his wife, Dixie of Wilmore and several nieces and nephews.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 25, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Goss, pastor of the Thompsonville Baptist Church, officiating. Rev. John Watts, a former pastor, assisted him.

      Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were members of the Ladies Sunday School Class of Thompsonville Baptist Church.

      Serving as pallbearers were Robert Holderman, Wesley Holderman, III, Brandon Crain, Lynn Crain, Mark Barnett and Marc Tucker.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Apr 29, 2015)

 

DIANE HOLT

      Diane Marie Holt, 61, of Louisville, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Baptist East with loved ones at her side after a courageous battle with cancer.

      She was born Dec. 17, 1953, in Springfield to Margaret Clements Mudd and the late Christopher E. Mudd.

      She graduated in May 1971 from St. Catherine Academy, and went into the field of radiography, in which she worked diligently for more than 40 years. Diane was a loving wife, mother and daughter. She taught her sons to be more thoughtful of others' needs and was a devoted grandmother who tended carefully to her granddaughters every second she had with them. She had a bright smile, caring heart that extended to all, and had an amazing ability to make friends.In addition to her father, she is also preceded in death by her brother, Larry Mudd.

      Diane is survived by her loving husband, Gary; two sons, Derek (Abigail) and Joshua (Kamaran); three granddaughters, Lucy, Leah and Agape. She also leaves to cherish her memory five siblings, Margaret Ann Lanham, Wanda Ryan (Mike), Eddie Mudd, David Lee Mudd (Kelly) and Mary Lynn Fenwick (Bruce).

      The family requests that memorial gifts in the form of contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

(SS Wed Apr 29, 2015)

 

LINDA OTIS

      Linda Nell Otis, 69, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.

      The former Nell Carrico, she was born in Springfield, graduated from Saints Mary and Elizabeth School of Nursing and proudly practiced as a registered nurse.

      She was a beautiful and loving soul who fiercely protected and nurtured those she loved. Nell sought the best in people and touched us all with her tender grace. We remember her with love and gratitude.

      Nell was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Aleen Carrico, brother, David Carrico, sister, Phyllis Mettling and two daughters, Debbie Hardley and Sheryl Willamson.

      Nell is survived by her sons, Kevin Otis, Jeff Clements (Kelly), Bobby Clements (Savannah), Matt Otis, and daughters, Karen Granju (Nick), Jennifer Stern (Mark Meinhart), and brothers, Joe Carrico (Beverly), Perry Carrico (Anna), Don Carrico (Joann) and Steve Carrico (Judy), sisters, Joyce Dougherty (Bill), Polly Michelsen (Jerry), Nickie Grass (Ron), Alma Haluch (Frank), Theresa Young, Debi Neace (Gary), and grandchildren, Becky, Kristine, David, Sharon, Louis, William, Megan, Josh, Henry, Evelyn, Mary Catherine, Molly Anne and two great-grandchildren.

      Her funeral Mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church.

      Expressions of sympathy may be made to Wellspring, P.O. Box 1927, Louisville, KY 40201-1927, in honor of Matt Otis. 

(SS Wed Apr 29, 2015)

 

SR. PEGGY DUGGAN

      Dominican Sister of Peace Peggy Duggan, OP, 77, a native of Holbrook, Mass., died on April 27, 2015, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine.

      A Dominican for 52 years, Sr. Peggy earned a nursing degree from St. Elizabeth Hospital (Brighton, Mass.); a BS degree in Nursing from Catherine Spalding College (Louisville) and a Master's in Midwifery from Frontier Nursing Service/Mary Breckinridge Hospital (Hyden). She ministered as a Director of Nursing at Rosary Hospital (Campbellsville); a cardiac surgical nurse at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.); and as a medical surgical nurse at St. Catherine Hospital (McCook, Neb.) Sister worked as a nurse in the coronary care unit and other units at Cardinal Cushing Hospital (Brockton, Mass.) Sister also served on the medical/surgical-nursing faculty at Spalding College, Louisville. She served as a nurse at Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine) and Mary Immaculate Hospital (Lebanon.) Later, Sister Peggy interned as a family nurse practitioner at Mary Breckinridge Hospital in Hyden, before beginning her ministry as a nurse midwife. She continued to serve as a midwife nurse at Frontier Nursing Service (Hyden) and at Buckhorn Clinic (Buckhorn.) In 1984, Sr. Peggy moved to Texas where she became a midwife and a certified nurse at Su Clinica Familiar in Harlingen.

      Sr. Peggy is survived by two brothers Wilfred (Marshfield, Mass.) and John (Alamogordo, N.M.), and one sister Mary (Bridgewater, Mass.) Several nieces and nephews also survive her.

      The visitation begins at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at the Sansbury Care Center Chapel. The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 7, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. Burial will be at the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

      Memorial gifts in Sr. Peggy'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 is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 6, 2015

 

JAMES MUDD

      James Bernard "Bunnie" Mudd, 85, of Bardstown, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Life Care Center.

      He was born Sept. 2, 1929, in Washington County.

      He was an Army veteran and served during the Korean Conflict, retired from General Electric, owner of Mudd Painting Service, a member of the American Legion Post 121, member of the Knights of Columbus 4180 in Springfield, a Kentucky Colonial and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

      He is preceded in death by his infant son, James Stephen Mudd; parents, Eugene and Pearl Mudd; three sisters, Roberta McIntire, Sr. Jean Gertrude Mudd and Angela Peterson; and two brothers, H.P. Mudd and Gonza Mudd.

      He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rosetta Mudd of Bardstown; nine children, Sandra Mattingly (Ricky), Charlotte Hagan (Tony), Timmy Mudd (Debbie H.), Denise Terrell (George), Don Mudd (Debbie E.), Audrey Albertson (Gary), David Mudd (Gina), Mark Mudd (Donna), and Danny Mudd all of Bardstown; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Gertrude Nally (Sheridan) and Geneva Mudd; two brothers, Tom Mudd and Joe Mudd all of Fredericktown.

      His funeral service was at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Rev. Matthew Hardesty officiated.

      Memorial contributions may go towards Holy Trinity Catholic Church, St. Rose Catholic Church or St. Monica Catholic Church.

      Barlow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 6, 2015

 

CHARLES GOODE

      Charles Roderick Goode, 63, of Bardstown, passed away at 12:43 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Baptist Health in Louisville.

      A native of Louisville, Kentucky he was born on Feb. 4, 1952.

      Survivors include, wife Gail Hill Goode; two sons, Chris (Tonya) and Bill-Bill (Angela) both of Louisville and a stepdaughter, Stephanie (John) of Jeffersonville, Ind.

      Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 9, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Carlis Compton, pastor of the Liberty Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers were Rick Litchford, Jay Kinslow, Randy Thompson, Derrick Haycraft, Mike Pate and Jacob Comstock.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 13, 2015)

 

BURNIS HOOD

      Burnis Hood, 73, of Chaplin Road in Willisburg, passed away at 11:15 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the home of his sister, Reba.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on July 8, 1941, to the late Purdom and Essie Hood.

      He was a 1959 graduate of Willisburg High School and a former employee of Texas Instruments of Versailles.

      Preceding him in death was his wife, Willie Mae Cooksey Hood on Nov. 29, 2008.

      Survivors include two sisters, Reba Begley (Adam) and Shirley Buckley (Michael), several nieces and nephews and his caregivers.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 8, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Hazel, pastor of The Church of God at Chaplin officiated. Burial will be in the Brush Grove Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers were Terry Bricken, Buddy Bricken, Jeff Coulter, Brandon Chesser, Dylan Hume and Bobby Gene Chesser.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed May 13, 2015)

 

DONNIE LEWIS

      Donnie K. Lewis, 70, of Danville, died Monday, May 4, 2015, in Mt. Vernon. Donnie was the husband of Shirley Woodrum Lewis.

      He was born Jan. 6, 1945, in Washington County, to the late Earl and Anna Baker Lewis.

      He was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church, a retired, self-employed farmer and a former employee of Genesco. While living on the farm, Donnie enjoyed riding in his wagon being pulled by his team of Belgian horses. But his best time was spent with his grandchildren and family.

      In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter and her husband, Avanda and Chris Coffman of Perryville; two sons, Chad (Tana) Lewis of Bryantsville and Tony Lewis of Moreland; one sister, Jewell Holt of Bardstown; four brothers, Ancil ""Denny"" Lewis of Mackville, Carl Lewis of Springfield, James ""Buddy"" Lewis of Chapel, Leon Lewis of Springfield and four grandchildren, Justin Yeast, Cara Lewis, Colton and Brantley Coffman.

      Along with his parents four brothers, Vernon, Larry, Bruce and Bobby Lewis and two sisters, Orpha Walls and Martha Hillard, preceded him in death.

      Services were Friday, May 8, 2015, at Wilder Funeral Home. Rev. Tim Mathis officiated. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Glenn Snider, Jerry, Dave and Ricky Lewis, Robbie Staten, Scotty Burns and Chris Coffman.

      You may sign the online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

(SS Wed May 13, 2015)

 

JOHN WARD

      John W. Ward, 74, of DeKalb, Ill., formerly of Washington County, passed away on April 30, 2015, at Pine Acres Nursing and Rehab Center after a long illness.

      He was born in Greencastle, Ind., on May 28, 1940, to the late Onis W. and Edith Jordon Ward.

      In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a half brother, Tony Henny, and a half sister, Bernice Kapoulas.

      Survivors include two sons, Thomas W. and Kenneth Ward, and five grandsons of DeKalb, Ill., half sister Bonnie Scruggs of Willisburg, several nieces and nephews and a very special friend, Marsha Kellog.

      Cremation was chosen with burial at a later date in DeKalb.

(SS Wed May 13, 2015)

 

JAMES GREEN

      James "Jimmy" Green, 79, of Taylorsville, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at his residence. 

      Born in Holy Cross, Ky., he was the son of the late Thomas Earl Green Sr., and Amy Livers Green. 

      His survivors include his children, Tommy Green of Frankfort, Rita Clements of Springfield, Martin Green, of Louisville, Mary Ann Hoback also of Louisville, and Elise Green of Washington, D. C.

      Memorial services were conducted Monday, May 18, 2015, at the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Taylorsville with Rev. Jon Rohr officiating. 

      Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Kentucky Humane Society, and online condolences may be expressed at www.halltaylorfuneralhomes.com

(SS Wed May 20, 2015)

 

VIRGIE HAYDON

      Virgie Chesser Haydon, 83, of the Mt. Zion community of Washington County, passed away at 12:50 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2015, at her home.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on April 14, 1932, to the late Hollie and Gladys Carrier Chesser.

      She was a member of the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy and a homemaker.

      Preceding her in death was her husband, James Delbert "Jim" Haydon on March 15, 2010, and a brother, Theodore "Skippy" Chesser on April 11, 2009.

      Survivors include, a son, Calvin Haydon (Katie) of Willisburg; two grandchildren, Jimmy Haydon and Mary Wise (Josh); five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Everett Chesser (Bonnie) of Springfield and Bobby Gene (Sue) Chesser of Willisburg and five sisters, Edith Rose Lewis, Ann Riley and Sarah Blanch Carey all of Springfield and Alene Lottis (Jimmy) and Jean Washburn of Willisburg.

      Funeral services will be held at 1p.m., Thursday, May 21, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Hazel, officiating. Rev. Sheena Blake will assist him.

      Burial will be in the Haydon Family Cemetery.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Christina Haydon, Lois Haydon, Jesse Haydon and Jared Wise.

      Casket bearers will be Jimmy Haydon, Brian Haydon, Gerald Hood, Richie Chesser, Larry Haydon and Nathan Lewis.

      Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday (today), May 20, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 20, 2015)

 

MYRNA LAWSON

      Myrna Frances Hood Lawson, 76, of McKinney, Texas, formerly of Louisville and the Mooresville community of Washington County, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015, at The Park in Plano, in Plano, Texas.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on Dec. 29, 1938, to the late Hollis and Artie Mae Curtsinger Hood.

      She was a member of the Highland Park Church of God of Prophecy in Louisville and a homemaker.

      Preceding her in death was her husband, Marvin Kenneth Lawson on Sept. 10, 1978, and an infant brother, Charles Hood.

      Survivors include, two sons, Ken Lawson of Louisville and Kevin Lawson and his wife, Natalie of McKinney, Texas; three grandchildren, Austin, Lauren and Cameron Lawson and two brothers, William Hood and his wife, Essie and Joe Hood of Springfield.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 16, at the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. David Nicholas, pastor of the Highland Park Church of God of Prophecy in Louisville, officiating.

      Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery in Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers were Austin Lawson, Chad Monroe, Wesley Monroe, Dean Evans and Tim Nipper.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 20, 2015)

 

HELEM LEWIS

      Helem Lewis, 85, of Polin Road, Willisburg, passed away at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Kindred at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on Oct. 17, 1929, to the late James E. and Myrtle Burkhead Lewis.

      He was a member of the Rockbridge Baptist Church and a retired employee of General Electric Company of Louisville and a retired farmer.

      Preceding him in death were two brothers, Omer Lewis on Aug. 30, 2002, and Amos Lewis on June 12, 2010, and three sisters, Ofia Hardin on Aug. 2, 2006, Artie McCarty on Feb. 1, 2010, and Louise Mitchell on Nov. 17, 2011.

      He is survived by his wife of 62-years, Annie Christine Case Lewis. Also surviving are two sons, Larry Dennis Lewis and his wife, Elaine, and Bobby Lewis; a daughter, Kathleen Garrett and her husband, William, all of Willisburg; three grandchildren, Jonathan Lewis, Jennifer Lewis and Kayla Garrett; two great-grandchildren, Bryant and Briley Lewis, and three sisters, Mattie Kays and Robbie Webb, both of Springfield, and Inos Curtsinger of Willisburg.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 17, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Terry McIlvoy, pastor of the Rockbridge Baptist Church officiating.

      Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers were Freddie Smith, Joe Carney, Charles Curtsinger, Brent Hays, Gary Mitchell and Keith Stone.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 20, 2015)

 

BARBARA WHEATLEY

      Barbara Ann Hale Wheatley, 76, of Bloomfield Road, Springfield, passed away at 1:21 p.m., Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at her home.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on April 12, 1939, to the late Woodsie and Ruth Reynolds Coyle.

      She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, a 1957 graduate of Springfield High School and retired as an instructional assistant of the Washington County School system.

      Preceding her in death was her first husband, L.W. Hale on Sept. 13, 2004, and a son, Robert Lee Hale on Nov. 11, 1995.

      Survivors include her husband, James Benedict "Benny" Wheatley; two sons, John Alan Hale and his wife, Ann Marie, and James Darrell Hale and his wife, Teri, of Springfield; a step-daughter, Stephanie Rankin and her husband, Adam, of Lexington; a step-son, Steve Wheatley and his wife, Cathy, of Springfield; five grandchildren, Jennifer Hale, James Hale, Thomas Hale, Kaitlyn Hale and Hannah Hale; a great grandchild, Johnathan Wesley Hale; six step-grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Casper of LaGrange and several nieces and nephews.

      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 16, at Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Cal Adams, the church pastor, officiating. Rev. Jamie Chesser and Bro. Adam Hale assisted him. Burial was on Cemetery Hill.

      Serving as pallbearers were Blair Hale, Mark Hale, Adam Hale, Brooks Finneseth, Eddie Pulliam and Larry Wheatley.

      In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Washington County Relay For Life .

      Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 20, 2015)

 

BESSIE WOODALL

      Bessie Woodall, 84, of Bardstown, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at her daughter's residence.

      She was born Sept.13, 1930, in Springfield to the late Ruel and Daisy Thompson Hood.

      She was a homemaker, former nursing assistant and member of Church of God of Prophecy.

      Her first husband, Bill Smith, her second husband, Robert Woodall and her sister Mae Coslow, preceded her in death.

      She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Mike) Hill of Bardstown; three grandchildren, Shaun Hill, Kelly Boernsen (Corey), Denise Dishon (Robert) and two great-grandchildren, Hayden Hill and Brooklyn Boernsen; four sisters, Ruby Pennington and Robbie Pennington both of Bardstown, Agnes Robinson of Louisville and Beulah Ross of Willisburg.

      Funeral services for Bessie Woodall were Friday, May 15, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home with Bro. Millard Ledford officiating.

      A private family burial followed.

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

(SS Wed May 20, 2015)

 

MICHAEL ABELL

      Michael Troy Abell, 46, of Raywick, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

      His wife, Staci Medley Abell, and his son, Michael Jon-Erik Abell, survive him.

      Also, surviving are his parents, Butch and Nancy Baker, brothers, Danny Ray and Derek. A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday, May 28, 2015, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Raywick, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  The Rev. Jim Graf officiated.

      Pallbearers were Ron Lucas, Wayne Abell, Phil Lucas, Shane Mattingly, Derek Baker and Lance Abell. 

      Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

(SS Wed May 27, 2015)

 

ADA MILBURN

      Ada Evelyn Hawthorne Milburn, 97, of Brush Grove Road, Willisburg, passed away at 11:50 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the Green Meadows Health Care Center in Mt. Washington.

      A native of Nelson County, she was born on Sept. 14, 1917, to the late Willie Mark and Amanda Elizabeth Taylor Hawthorne.

      She was a member of the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy and a homemaker.

      Preceding her in death was her husband, Charlie Ray Milburn on Nov. 16, 2000; a son, Helem Thomas Milburn on Nov. 28, 1990; a daughter, Carolyn Hardin on Dec. 8, 2011; a grandson, Ronald Gene Hardin on March 10, 2008; two sisters, Willie Frances Taylor and Sadie Lee Parson and five brothers, Orville, Raymond, Clellan, Joseph Albert and Eugene Hawthorne.

      Survivors include six grandchildren, Terry Hardin (Suzanne) and Charles Hardin (Jenny) of High Grove, Michael Milburn (Anita) of Chaplin, Fredia Lewis (Chris) of Mackville, Delores Clark of Willisburg and Charlotte Blackburn (Carl) of Taylorsville; 10 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and four sisters, Katie Wolf, Helen Milburn, Jane Sorrell and Barbara Shirley all of Mt. Washington.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23, at the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy with Shirley Ball, the church Director of Senior Ministries, officiating. She was assisted by Rev. Keith Creech, the church pastor.

      Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Terry Hardin, Charles Hardin, Zachary Hardin, Tommy Hawthorne, Glen Thompson and Bobby Spears.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 27, 2015)

 

BERNARD MILES

      Bernard Leroy Miles, 74, of Lebanon, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. 

      He was born Feb. 9, 1941, in Washington County to the late Joseph Roy and Mary Theresa Smith Miles.

      A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Saint Augustine Catholic Church, 235 S. Spalding Avenue, Lebanon with burial to follow in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery in Raywick. 

      Pallbearers are Patrick Miles, Ashley Kirkland, Keith Higdon, Patrick Behrens, Brian Hacker, Joe Todd Miles, Tony Kirkland, Justin Kirkland, Adam Hacker and Charlie Hacker. Memorial donations may go to Eternal Word Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210.

      Mattingly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 27, 2015)

 

BRIDGETTE WAYNE

      Bridgette Ann Wayne, 53, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at her residence.

      She was born May 7, 1962 in Lebanon to the late Leroy and Marilyn Spurling Wayne. 

      Survivors include one daughter, Brittany Reid (Danny) of Lebanon.

      Cremation was chosen.  A memorial visitation was held Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Abundant Life Assembly of God Church in Lebanon. Pastor Neil Gordon presided.

      Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

(SS Wed May 27, 2015)

 

WILLIAM CHESER

      William Lee Cheser, 47, of Polin Road, Willisburg, passed away at 2:12 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

      He was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky on Jan. 27, 1968, to William Marshall and Margaret Burden Chesser.

      He was a truck driver.

      Preceding him in death was his father, William Marshall Chesser on Nov. 11, 2004.

      Survivors include, his wife, Betty Sparrow Chesser; a daughter April Brooks (Michael) of New Haven, a step-son, Paul Holderman of Willisburg; two step-daughters, Crystal Hawkins (Robert) of Willisburg and Betty Jo Coulter (John) of Springfield; six step-grandchildren; his mother, Margaret Chesser of Willisburg; two sisters, Betty Jean McIntosh (Robert) of Shelbyville and Annette Smith of Willisburg; three neices Emma, Danielle and Sarah and one nephew, Marshall.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, at the Free Pentecostal Church on Chaplin Road in Willisburg.

      Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery.

      Serving as an honorary pallbearer was Juanita Smith.

      Casket bearers were Michael Brooks, Marshall Smith, Timmy Terrell, Danny Smith, Larry Hardin and Michael Hardin.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

MARY FENWICK

      Mary Evelyn Fenwick, 78, of Bardstown, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at her residence. She was born March 14, 1937 in Loretto.

      Survivors include two daughters, Lynn Medley (Phil) of Bardstown and Monica Smith (Jim) of Mount Washington; two sons, Dennis Fenwick of New Haven and Kevin Fenwick (Chrissy) of Bardstown.

      Cremation was chosen. A memorial mass was celebrated Friday, May 29, 2015, at Saint Thomas Catholic Church in Bardstown, with committal rites following in the church cemetery. The Most Rev. William F. Medley officiated.

      Urnbearers were her grandchildren, James Medley, Jacob Medley, Anna Wimpsett, Abby Fenwick, Luke Fenwick, Tyler Fenwick, Jay Smith and Kara Smith.

      Memorials may go Saint Thomas Cemetery Fund c/o St. Thomas Church, 870 Saint Thomas Lane, Bardstown, KY, 40004.

      Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

JOHN HILL

      John Robert "Bob" Hill, 93, of Fern Creek, formerly of Springfield, passed away peacefully in his sleep at 9:25 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Baptist Health in Louisville, KY.

      Bob was a beloved father, granddaddy and friend. He was born in Washington County on March 14, 1922.

      He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II for one year. He was a carpenter for 40 years with Barber Cabinet Co. in Springfield and a long time farmer. After his retirement he was an avid gardener, enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds and loved mowing his yard.

      He as a devoted Catholic and a cherished member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mt. Washington.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, John William and Lucy Cambron Hill, his first wife, Lillian Keene Hill, who passed away at the young age of 35, his second wife, Beatrice (Mudd) Cambron Hill, four sisters, Elizabeth Ballard Hill, Rose Goosman Hill, Zitta Brill Hill, one brother, Joseph Richard (Joe) Hill and a granddaughter, Emily Catherine Wheatley.

      Survivors include five children, Mrs. Doug (Pam) Hill of Greenwood, Ind., Mrs. Mike (Katie) Wheatley of Springfield, Ms. Carolyn Smith and Mrs. Joe Pat (Rose Marie) Taylor of Bardstown, Mike (Chris) Hill of Louisville, three step-children, Mrs. Ruth Ann (Gil) Humphrey of Shelbyville, Louis (Linda) Cambron of Louisville, Mrs. Louise (Randy) DeNardi of Salem, Ind., a brother, Ben Hill of Hampton, Virginia, 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.He leaves to cherish his memory many members of the Thomas Filiatreau family.

      His funeral mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2015, at St. Rose Catholic Church in Springfield with Rev. Rev. Anthony Chandler and Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P. officiating. Burial will be beside his first wife Lillian in the church cemetery.

      Pallbearers will be Paul and Phillip Wheatley, Michael Higdon, Brad Smith, John Reynolds, Joe Pat, Sean and Micah Taylor.

      Visitation will be from 4 till 8 p.m. Thursday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield who is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

BOBBY JENKINS

      Bobby Gerald Jenkins, 79, of Polin Road in Willisburg, passed away at 3:20 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on Nov. 8, 1935, to Truman and Edith Hardin Jenkins.

      He was a member of the Redemption Point Church of God and a retired employee of the General Electric Company.

      Preceding him in death was his father, Truman Jenkins on June 21, 1980, and two sisters, Sandra Faye and Joan Carol Jenkins.

      Survivors include a daughter, Janet Jenkins of Bardstown; three sons, Jeffrey Jenkins of Michigan, Jerry Jenkins of Bardstown and Troy Jenkins of Campbellsville; four grandchildren and his mother, Edith Jenkins of Willisburg.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 30, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Adams, former pastor of the Redemption Point Church of God, officiating.

      Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as pallbearers were Bruce Lewis, David Lewis, Larry Hardin, Brian Baker, Charles Chesser, Jim Wyland and Rev. Bob Riley.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

ELAINE LANHAM

      Elaine Crouch Lanham, 79, of Perryville Road in Springfield, passed away at 8:20 a.m., Thursday, May 28, 2015, at her home.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on Sept. 2, 1935, to the late Harry and Beatrice Shewmaker Crouch.

      She was a member of the New Beginnings Community Church, a 1954 graduate of Springfield High School and a homemaker.

      Preceding her in death was her husband, Sammy Lee Lanham on Jan.30, 2004; two sisters, Zelma Roberts and Rosell Amos and five brothers, Stanley, Virgil, B.M., J.R. and Norvel Crouch.

      Survivors include, a son, Jimmie Lee Lanham of Springfield; six daughters, Theresa Bynog (Joseph), Mary Jo Murphy, Lelica Milburn, Leslie Rakes (David) and Thelma Lanham (David Edwards) all of Springfield and Lela Eldridge (Scotty Barnett) of Somerset; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and two sisters, Susie Snyder of Jeffersonville, Ind. and Doris Soloman of Clarksville, Ind.

      Funeral services were held at 1p.m., Monday, June 1, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Kyle Yankey, pastor of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, officiating.

      Burial was in the Beech Grove Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Anthony Lanham, Brad Coulter, Brian Lanham, David Rakes II, Spencer Eldridge and Daniel Murphy.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

JAMES MURRAY

      James Robert "Coola or Smoola" Murray, 48, of Bardstown, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at his residence.

      He was born on Dec. 19, 1966 to the late Robert and Mary Helen Stone Murray.

      He is survived by his son, Michael Nicholas Crume of Bardstown, and daughter, Mary Helen Crume of Bardstown.

      Funeral services were Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home with burial in Bardstown Cemetery.

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

JAMES NALLY

      James Leo Nally, 55, of Gallatin, Tenn., formerly of Fredericktown, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at this home.

      He was born in Lebanon on January 31, 1960, to James L. and Linda Strange Nally.

      He was a member of the St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Gallatin. He was a 1978 graduate of Bethlehem High School, a graduate of Elizabethtown Community Technical College and was a mechanical designer for Kroger Market Place.

      Preceding him in death was his father, James Leo "Jimmie" Nally on April 26, 1996.

      Survivors include his wife, Pamela Sanders Nally, a son, Thomas Nally; two daughters, Sarah Nally and Elizabeth Nally all of Gallatin; a step-son, Zachary Parchman of Hendersonville, Tenn.; his mother, Linda Nally of Fredericktown; a sister, Karen Spalding (Ricky) of Springfield and four brothers, Christopher Nally (Kandy) of Springfield, David Nally of Fredericktown, Jude Nally (Pam) of New Haven and Stephen Nally (Ginger) of Louisville.

      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 28, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Hardesty, the church pastor, officiating. He was assisted by Deacon Sean McKinley.

      Burial was in the Holy Trinity Cemetery,

      Serving as pallbearers were Thomas Nally, Zachary Parchman, Channing Nally, Nicholas Spalding, Ben Nally, Kendrick Strange, Jerome Strange and Larry Strange.

      Deacon Sean McKinley held a prayer service at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Carey & Son Funeral Home, which was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

ELIZABETH OVERGAAUW

      Elizabeth "Beth" W. Chambers Overgaauw, 61, of Campbellsville, passed away Saturday evening, May 23, 2015.

      She is survived by two sons Ben and Jacob Overgaauw, and daughter Trina Overgaauw.

      In honor of Beth, a celebration of her life and death will be held at Angelic Hall at Centre Square in Lebanon, on Sunday, June 7, at 1 p.m.

      Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 3, 2015)

 

WILLIAM CHESSER

      William Lee Chesser, 47, of Polin Road in Willisburg, passed away at 2:12 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

      He was born in Shelbyville, Ky., on Jan. 27, 1968, to William Marshall and Margaret Burden Chesser.

      He was a truck driver.

      Preceding him in death was his father, William Marshall Chesser on Nov. 11, 2004.

Survivors include, his wife, Betty Sparrow Chesser; a daughter, April Brooks (Michael) of New Haven; a step-son, Paul Holderman of Willisburg; two step-daughters, Crystal Hawkins (Robert) of Willisburg and Betty Jo Coulter (John) of Springfield; six step-grandchildren; his mother, Margaret Chesser of Willisburg; two sisters, Betty Jean McIntosh (Robert) of Shelbyville and Annette Smith of Willisburg; three nieces, Emma, Danielle and Sarah, and one nephew, Marshall.

      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, at the Free Pentecostal Church on Chaplin Road in Willisburg with Rev. Gene Dowell of Shelbyville officiating.

      Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery.

      Serving as an honorary pallbearer was Juanita Smith.

      Casket bearers were Michael Brooks, Marshall Smith, Timmy Terrell, Danny Smith, Larry Hardin and Michael Hardin.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

KENNETH DAVIS

      Kenneth Edward Davis, 85, of Springfield, passed away at 4:53 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2015, at the home of his daughter in Willisburg.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on Sept. 11, 1929, to the late Joseph S. and Bessie Leonard Davis.

      He was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, a 1948 graduate of Mackville High School and a retired farmer.

      Preceding him in death was his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Christerson Davis on Dec. 16, 2012; a grandson, Clark Douglas Elliott on June 20, 1993; a brother, Joe L. Davis on Nov. 29, 2008 and two sisters, Christine (Davis) Regan on Nov. 24, 2002 and Thelma (Davis) Shewmaker on March 13, 2008.

      Survivors include, five daughters, Kathy Elliott and her husband, Doug, Gayle Worthington and Jill Settles and her husband, John, all of Springfield, Linda Leugers and her husband, Don of Nicholasville, and Dee Hilton and her husband, John, of Willisburg; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, at the Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. Justin Compton, the church pastor, officiating.

      Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Jonathan Bodine, Casey Hutchens, Jeff Worthington, Adam Worthington, Jared Settles, Kyle Johnson, Joe B. Davis, J. Ashley Davis and Jim Davis.

      In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The Clark D. Elliott Memorial Scholarship Fund, Hosparus of Central Kentucky or the Springfield Baptist Church Building Fund.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

JOSEPH FENWICK

      Joseph Garland Fenwick, 73, of Cissellville Rd. in Springfield, died at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Village of Lebanon.

      Born Feb. 4, 1942, in Washington County, he was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Stanley and Luella Robertson Fenwick, a daughter, Lisa Ann Fenwick, July 4, 1972, and two sons, James Allen Fenwick, Feb. 5, 1965 and Thomas Garland Fenwick, June 30, 2011.

      He was a forklift operator at Ford Motor Co. Kentucky truck plant for 31 years, was a member of Local 862 UAW, was a fishing guide at Dale Hollow Lake and Lake Cumberland and was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church.

      He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Hardin Fenwick, two sons, Gery (Jackie) Fenwick and Stevie (Rachel) Fenwick all of Springfield, a daughter-in-law, Collette Fenwick of Springfield, three brothers, Tony (Susie) Fenwick and Bruce (Mary Lynne) Fenwick all of Springfield and Glenn (Polly) Fenwick of St. Mary, four sisters, Bonnie (Thomas Herbert) Smith and Ruth (Billy) Harmon all of Springfield, Phyllis (Danny) Bays of Mason, Ohio, and Sharon Stamper of Lexington, five grandchildren, Lindsay (Matt) Winnall, Teresa, Cody and Dallas Fenwick and Daniel (Natalie) Lewis.

      Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating. Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Daniel Lewis, Cody, Dallas, Tony, Bruce and Glenn Fenwick.

      Contributions are suggested to St. Dominic Church Capital Campaign.

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

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

JOHN HILL

      John Robert "Bob" Hill, 93, of Fern Creek, formerly of Springfield, passed away peacefully in his sleep at 9:25 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Baptist Health in Louisville.

      Bob was a beloved father, granddaddy and friend.  He was born in Washington County on March 14, 1922.  He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II for one year.  He was a carpenter for 40 years with Barber Cabinet Co. in Springfield and a long time farmer. After his retirement he was an avid gardener, enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds and loved mowing his yard.

      He as a devoted Catholic and a cherished member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mt. Washington.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, John William and Lucy Cambron Hill, his first wife, Lillian Keene Hill, who passed away at the young age of 35, his second wife, Beatrice (Mudd) Cambron Hill, four sisters, Elizabeth Ballard Hill, Rose Goosman Hill, Zitta Brill Hill, one brother, Joseph Richard (Joe) Hill and a granddaughter, Emily Catherine Wheatley.

      Survivors include five children, Mrs. Doug (Pam) Hill of Greenwood, Ind., Mrs. Mike (Katie) Wheatley of Springfield, Ms. Carolyn Smith and Mrs. Joe Pat (Rose Marie) Taylor of Bardstown, Mike (Chris) Hill of Louisville, three step-children, Mrs. Ruth Ann (Gil) Humphrey of Shelbyville, Louis (Linda) Cambron of Louisville, Mrs. Louise (Randy) DeNardi of Salem, Ind., a brother, Ben Hill of Hampton, Virginia, 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

      He leaves to cherish his memory many members of the Thomas Filiatreau family.

      His funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2015, at St. Rose Catholic Church in Springfield with Rev. Rev. Anthony Chandler and Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P. officiating.     Burial was beside his first wife Lillian in the church cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Paul and Phillip Wheatley, Michael Higdon, Brad Smith, John Reynolds, Joe Pat, Sean and Micah Taylor.

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

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

RICHARD MAHER

      Richard Francis Maher, 85, of Lincoln Park Road, Springfield, passed away at 2:04 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

      He was born in Elizabeth, N.J., on July 5, 1929, to the late William and Lillian Bachman Maher.

      He was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church, a Navy veteran of the Korean War, a 1947 graduate of Sacred Heart High School and a retired electronic technician.

      Preceding him in death was a brother, William Maher.

      Survivors include, his wife, Maryanne Jerawski Maher; a son, Edward Maher (Kimberly) of Ashville, Ohio; four daughters, Patricia Hite (Scott) of Indianapolis, Rikki Maher of Georgetown, Joanne Maher of Statington, Pa., and Theresa Maher (Chris Stutz) of Phillipsburg, N.J.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

      A mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 8, at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott, the church pastor, officiating.

      Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg where the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military rites.

      Serving as pallbearers were Jason Young, Jared Young, Chris Stutz, Bobby Drake, Martin Murphy and Charles Young.

      A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Sunday evening by Rev. Culpepper Elliott at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

      A fund has been established in memory of Richard for Alzheimer's Research. Donations can be sent to University of Kentucky Alzheimer's Research, c/o Dr. Gregory Jicha, 740 South Limestone, Clinic L445, Lexington, KY, 40536.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

MARY NICHOLS

      Mary Hazel Coleman Nichols, 88, of East High Street in Springfield, passed away at 10:22 a.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Village of Lebanon Nursing Home.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on Nov. 26, 1926, to the late Willie and Lula Mae Johnson Coleman.

      She was a member of the Johnson Chapel AME Zion Church where she had served as the church secretary, served on the steward board, a member of the church choir and served as secretary of the missionary society. Mrs. Nichols was a graduate of Rosenwald High School in Lebanon and had previously worked at Brown's Grocery, the Springfield Laundry and Hubbard's Restaurant.

      Preceding her in death was her husband, Alfred Nichols, on May 3, 2013; a son, William Spalding, on Oct. 14, 2013; a grandson, LaBryant Poole; two sisters, Martha Montgomery and Anna Rose Coleman, and five brothers, Allen, Jack, Sammy Joe, Billy and George Coleman.

      Survivors include a daughter, Tommie Poole of Springfield; two sons, Sammie Nichols (Betty) and Danny Nichols (Carolyn) of Louisville; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one brother, Hilary Coleman (Mary Jo) of Springfield.

      Funeral services were held at noon Friday, June 5, at the Johnson Chapel AME Zion Church, with Rev. Michelle Washington, the church pastor, officiating.

      Burial was in the Lebanon National Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were LaBronze Poole, LaBrent Poole, Australia Poole, Jerome Nichols, Wathen Montgomery and Pat Trigg.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

LARRY OOTEN

      Larry Roger Ooten, 66, of Stone, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at Pikeville Medical Center.

      He was born August 9, 1948 at Stone, the son of the late Robert Ooten Jr. and Gladys Ball Ooten.

      Survivors include his sister, Margaret O. May of Stone.

      Funeral services were held Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the Stone United Methodist Church with Pastor Elizabeth Blanton and Father Nick England officiating. Entombment will follow in Mountain View Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Huddy.

      Pallbearers were Jim Garrison, Hunter Garrison, Brandon Hall, Joseph Lunsford, Larry Moon, Christopher Cox and Kelly May.

      Honorary pallbearers are Tony Hughes, Rudy Ball, Rick Blankenship, Gary Thacker, Brian Scott, Freddie Keith McCoy and Little Brandon Hall.

      R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry was in charge of arrangements.

      Online condolences at www.rerogersfuneralhome.com.

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

LAURA SMITH

      Laura Rose Abell Smith, 84, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Louisville.

      She was a member of Mt. St. Joseph Ursiline Sisters for 25 years (1950-1975).

      She is survived by one brother, Louis M. Abell, of Lebanon.

      A mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, May 29, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial in New Hope Cemetery, Moorman.

      Tucker Funeral Home in Central City was in charge of all arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 10, 2015)

 

PAUL BOBLITT

      Paul Allen Boblitt, age 67, of Spaulding Lane, Springfield, passed away at 10:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

      A native of Washington County, he was born on October 3, 1947 to the late Fred Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Hellard Boblitt.

      He was a member of the Willisburg Church of God Of Prophecy, a 1966 graduate of Willisburg High School and a retired farmer.

      Preceding him in death were two brothers, Albert Boblitt on October 3, 1980 and Fred Boblitt, Jr. on June 1, 2013.

      Survivors include: his wife, Vianna Hood Boblitt; two sons, Travis Allen Boblitt and Tracy Lee Boblttt; three daughters, Renee Curtsinger, Brendi Christine Boblitt and Paige Lynette Hendrickson, all of Springfield; nine grandchildren, Anna Boblitt, Troy Boblitt, Blake Blanford, Trevor Boblitt, Andrinna Boblitt, Ryan Boblitt, Lindsey Boblitt, Amber Curtsinger and A’laiyah Faith; four great grandchildren, Lincoln, Aaralynn and Mackinley Boblitt and Ava Decker; and two sisters, Lucille Satterly (William) and Anna Mae Cheatham (James) of Mt. Washington.

      Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 14, at the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Mike Willingham, a former pastor officiating. He was assisted by Shirley Ball, the church director of Senior Ministries.

      Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as honorary pallbeares wee grandchildren.

      Casket bearers were Troy Boblitt, Bradley Boblett, Paul E. Hood, Damon Hood, Charles Curtsinger and Nathan Lewis.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 17, 2015)

 

CHRISTINE CAREY

      Miss Christine Carey, age 94, of the Battle Community of Washington County, passed away at 5:00 a.m., Friday, June 12, 2015 in Springfield at the home of her niece, Debbie Sparrow with whom she had been living with recently.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on March 12, 1921 to the late John William and Zula Devine Carey.

      She was a member of the Battle Baptist Church where she served as the pianist for over sixty years. She attended Mackville High School and Lexington Baptist College and was a homemaker.

      Preceding her in death were four sisters, Laura Royalty, Stella Beavers, Susie Mattingly and Ruby McRay and five brothers, George Evan, Irvin, William A., Clarence and James Carey.

      Survivors include two brothers, John Calvin Carey of Mackville and Marvin Carey and his wife, Judy of Cardwell. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

      Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, June 15, at the Battle Baptist Church with Rev. Ronald Harpe, a former pastor, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Terry McIlvoy, pastor of the Rockbridge Baptist Church.

      Burial was in the Battle Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers were Jordan Irvin Sparrow, Joseph Matthew Sparrow, James Tyler Carey, Billy A. Carey, Gilbert Carey and Timothy Royalty.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 17, 2015)

 

SARA PHILLIPS

      Sara Ellen Phillips age 59, of Upper Macungie Township, PA, died peacefully at home on June 2 after a long illness. She was the daughter of Harold Mark Cohen and Mary Merritt Simms Cohen, and the granddaughter of Benedict Francis Simms and Mary Elizabeth Merritt Simms of Springfield, the owners of Beechland Farm in Washington County.

      She is survived by her partner, Rob Hays; her sister Elizabeth Merritt Williams, of Montgomery, Ala.; a brother, Benedict Simms Cohen of Washington, D.C.; her niece Katherine Rebecca Shores and grand nephew Vincent Asher Shores of Seattle, Wash., and he nephews Paul Mark Cohen and niece May Susannah Cohen, of Washington, D.C.

      She graduated from the University of the South at Sewanee with a bachelor’s degree in French and received masters degrees in creative writing and horticulture from the University of Indiana at Bloomington and the University of Kentucky at Lexington, respectively.

      For many years she was a book and magazine editor and writer, specializing in gardening and horticulture. She was the former executive editor of Rodale Press garden books, executive editor at Fair Winds Press in Gloucester, Mass., and senior editor of Organic Gardening magazine. Among the many books she wrote was the well-regarded Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials, which she co-authored with C. Colston Burrell. She was a lifelong gardener, naturalist and environmentalist, poet and student of Simms family history; she also raised a wide variety of heritage chickens. In recent years she was also an avid blogger, and her blogs “Red Dog Reiki” and “Poor Richards Almanac: a Luddite’s take on life, chickens, and other critical issues” both won awards.

      A mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 15, at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating. She was buried with her grandparents and mother in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

      In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Allentown Rescue Mission and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

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

 

 

PAULINE SWEAZY

      Pauline Crouch Sweazy, age 79, of Tick Creek Road, Springfield, passed away at 7:43 p.m., Friday, June 12, 2015 at the University of Louisville Hospital.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on January 1, 1936 to the late Ruel and Myrtle Coulter Crouch.

      She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, a 1954 graduate of Springfield High School, a graduate of Nazareth College, Spalding University and the University of Kentucky.

      She was a retired school teacher with the Springfield Elementary School and the Washington County Elementary School.

      Preceding her in death was her brother, Donald Crouch on February 24, 2001.

      On October 24, 1954 in Jeffersonville, Indiana she was united in marriage to, Morris G. Sweazy whom she is survived by. Also surviving is a daughter, Shannon Epperson and her husband, Mike; two sons, Steve Sweazy and Mark Sweazy and his wife, Nancy all of Springfield; four grandchildren, Jonathan Jones, Matthew Sweazy, Amanda Sweazy and Devin Abell; two great grandchildren, Allison Lyvers and Juliette Jones and two sisters, Mary Ellen Logsdon of Springfield and Robbie Langford and her husband, Billy of Springfield.

      Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, at the Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Cal Adams, the church pastor, officiating.

      Burial was on Cemetery Hill.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were Jack Waff, Larry Carney, Larry Mattingly, Ken Young, Arnie Thomas and Craig King.

      Casket bearers were Devin Abell, Brad Langford, Hal B. Goode, Billy Tapp, J. Ashley Davis and Terry Hill.

      In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to, The Temple Baptist Church Building Fund.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 17, 2015)

 

KENNETH GOODLETT JR.

      Kenneth Davis "Kenny" Goodlett Jr., 60, of Lawrenceburg, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

      He was born in Harrodsburg to Eula Mae Holliday Goodlett of Willisburg, and the late Kenneth Davis Goodlett Sr.

      He was a member of Mt. Freedom Baptist Church; a 1973 graduate of Western High School; a Lawrenceburg City Police Officer; a former employee of Sam's Club and Square D in Lexington, Anderson County EMS, Anderson County Sheriff's Department and a farmer.

      Kenny is survived by his wife of 40 years, Debbie Ann Sea Goodlett; daughter, Amy Jo (Charles) Wilder; son, David (Shannon) Goodlett; grandchildren, Caden and Cailie Wilder and Presley Goodlett, all of Lawrenceburg; sister, Lisa Goodlett, Springfield; sisters-in-law, Jennifer (Glen) Drury and family and Susan (Larry) Beasley and family; uncle, Louis Sea and family; mother-in-law, Josephine Sea; and grand mother-in-law, Frances Hatchett, all of Lawrenceburg.

      His father-in-law, Coy Sea, preceded him in death.

      Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Sand Spring Baptist Church with full police honors. Bro. Noal Cotton Jr. and Bro. Jamie Chesser will officiate. Burial will follow in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

      Visitation will be until time of service Wednesday at the Sand Spring Baptist Church.

      Gash Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 24, 2015)

 

THOMAS GRIGSBY

      Thomas Gerald "Jerry" Grigsby, 72, husband to Becki Nichols Grigsby, passed away at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital on Thursday June 18, 2015.

      Jerry was born to the late Thomas Lee and Nancy Katherine Woford Grigsby in Washington County on May 16, 1943.

      Jerry worked in highway safety control for Saf-ti-co and Signal Board.

      Besides his wife he is survived by children Tom Grigsby (Kim), Tony Grigsby (Ronni), Robin Lea Schermerhorn (Mike), Ron Jackson and Samuel Jackson along with grandchildren Derrick, Chris, Cindy, Brent, Kaylea, Megan, David, Nick and great-grandchildren D.J., Jace, Brandon, Kaiden; siblings Nancy Dobbs (Bob), Billy Grigsby (Bev) and Charles Grigsby (Mary Ann) along with special friends Janice Jackson, LaVerne Quail and Raymond Craig (Bev).

      Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

(SS Wed Jun 24, 2015)

 

CARL NOEL

      Carl Bradley Noel, 38, of Pottsville Road, Springfield, passed away at 5 a.m., Sunday, June 21, 2015, at his home.

      He was born in Lebanon on Feb. 11, 1977, to Carl B. and Bonnie E. Janes Noel.

      He was a member of the New Birth Mission; a 1996 graduate of Washington County High School and for the past 18 years had been employed at Hardee's of Springfield.

      Survivors include his parents, Carl and Bonnie Noel and a sister, Amy Marie Noel all of Springfield.

      Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Baker and Rev. Nelson Reynolds officiating.

      Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

      Serving as pallbearers are Amy Noel, Jason Chesser, Terry Chesser, Todd Noel, Jeff Grigsby and Wayne Noel.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 24, 2015)

 

LAURA POWELL

      Laura Frances Russell Powell, 90, died Friday, June 19, 2015 at Signature Health Care & Rehab.

      Born in Mackville on Aug. 29, 1924, she was the daughter of Sam K. and Sarah Carpenter Russell.

      She retired from Palm Beach Co. after 38 years as a press wiggin. Frances was the widow of Russell Cummins Powell. She graduated from Mackville High School in 1943 and was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church. A farmer for most of her life and at heart, she loved to sew, raise a vegetable garden and cook for everyone. Frances was loved by all and loved everyone.

      She is survived by: her son-in-law, Jimmy Cocanougher of Danville; a granddaughter, Lori Cocanougher Murphy; two great-granddaughters, Morgan and Mallory Murphy; and two sisters, Gail Russell Blackwell of Louisville and Jane Russell (Dickie) Davis of Mackville.

      She was predeceased by two daughters, Sharon Lynn Powell Cocanougher and Lana Dae Powell, three brothers, Garland, Johnny and Sammy Russell and a sister, Norma Paige Russell.

      The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m., Monday, June 22, at the Stith Funeral Home. Rev. Shannon Blosser will officiate. Burial will be in the Mackville Cemetery.

      Visitation will be from 11 to 1 p.m. Monday prior to the service.

      The pallbearers will be William Lee Powell, Lynn Davis, Kevin Davis, Ronnie Best, Glen Best, Steve McIntosh and Barney Russell.

      Memorial donations are suggested to the Antioch United Methodist Church or Heritage Hospice.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 24, 2015 issue of the Springfield Sun)