Mercer County Obits

 

 

 

MARY BOTTOMS

Mary Marie Bottoms, 68, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. 

Born Feb. 28, 1951 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Maddox and Nancy Maddox Royalty. 

She was a homemaker and had been a farmer.  She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and also was a member of refuge at The Carpenter’s Christian Church. 

Survivors include two sons: Walter “Wally” Bottoms and Scottie Anthony (Melissa) Bottoms both of Harrodsburg; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and one on the way; the entire White family and several cousins and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by four brothers: Lee, Charles Eugene, Tony, and Ernest Lee Royalty; and one sister Rose Mary Royalty.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18,  at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Lynn Releford, John Kesel, and Larry Camic officiating.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery with her grandchildren and great grandchildren serving as Honorary Pallbearers.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 17 and after 7 a.m. Friday at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions are suggested to Fellowship Baptist Church, 481 Cornishville Street, Harrodsburg, KY  40330 and/or REFUGE at The Carpenter’s Christian Church, 1340 U.S. Hwy 127 Bypass, Harrodsburg, KY  40330.

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

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COY CAMMACK

Coy Edward Cammack, 82, died on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at his residence. 

Born Sept. 22, 1937, in Sinai, he was the son of the late James Daniel and Delta Rae Drury Cammack.

He was a self-employed carpenter, attended Willisburg schools and was a member of the Mt. Freedom Baptist Church.

Survivors include: three nephews, Bobby Coulter, Bobby Hayes and Terry Turner; five nieces, Marilyn Coulter, Carol Cammack, Sandy Akins, Kay Oldham and Vickie Arnold. 

He was preceded in death by two brother, Jessie Cammack and James Cammack and three sisters, Elsie Coulter, Nancy Oldham and Betty Turner.

There will be no visitation or services as cremation was selected.

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

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JUDITH JOHNSON

Judith Carol Johnson, 64, of Harrodsburg, wife of Richard Gayle Johnson, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at her residence.

Born May 21, 1955, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Beatrice Settles Whitenack.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, include: two daughters, Lynette (Nicholas) McKinney, and Leslye (Clayton) Turner both of Harrodsburg;  three sisters, Debbie (Brent) Steele of Harrodsburg,  Rachael (Pete) Baughman of Lawrenceburg, and Tressa Million of Harrodsburg;  four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Mercer Church of Christ, with Mike Justice officiating. Burial was in Mayo Christian Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Nick McKinney, Brantley McKinney, Clayton Turner, Michael Goodlett, Brent Steele, Steve Robinson, Brad Banks, Elton Johnson, Wesley Johnson, Gary Sanford, John Warren, Jason Sanford and Mike Sanford.  Honorary bearers were Sessani Withers, Hope Ransdell, Brooke Brown, Brittany Brown, Brandi Horn, Audrey Million and Kayla Peach.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mercer Church of Christ, 1200 Louisville Rd., Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

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

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RALPH PERKINS

Ralph David Perkins, 82, widower of Betty Lou Thomas Perkins, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center. 

Born Dec. 14, 1936, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late TG and Dorothy Long Perkins. 

He was a former owner and operator of Kerr-McGee Stations and had worked as a Panasonic Security Guard. 

Survivors include four daughters,  Jamie (Rick) Pinkston, Dana (PJ) Simpson, both of Lawrenceburg; Donna (Mike) Stafford of Danville and Lisa (Bee) Sebastian of Lancaster;  two brothers,  Bobby (Cheryl) Perkins and Donnie (Teresa) Perkins; three sisters, Betty Curde, Shirley Atkins, and Brenda (Cleve) Webb; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and in-laws.

He was preceded in death by two sons,  Duane Perkins and David Hal Perkins.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. George Dye officiating.  Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens

Pallbearers were Brandon Sebastian, Travis Daniels, Michael Hill, Donnie Hampton, Mike Wagoner and Terry Webb.

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

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LEONARD STEELE

Leonard C. Steele, 84, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at the Clifton Oaks Care Center in Louisville.

Born Sept. 23, 1935, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Arthur and Clara May Hendren Steele.

He was a retired School Bus Driver for Harrodsburg Independent Schools and the Mercer County School District and was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church.

Survivors include: the mother of his children, Patsy Anderson Steele, of Harrodsburg; five daughters, Mona Gail (Tom) Curtsinger of Harrodsburg, Janet Sue Steele of Harrodsburg, Kathy Ann (B.R.) Chilton of Salvisa, Pam (Terry Booth) Maddox of Harrodsburg and Alexia Leigh (Bob) Drury of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Loretta (Eugene) Hammond of Newport, and Margaret Alice Hart of Lexington; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and four great- great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by eight siblings, Annetta Mobley, Linda Sue Hart, Robert, Clarence (Bud), And Eugene Steele, Frances McCormick, Rebecca Dennis and Virginia Goldman.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m., at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Alvis Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were A.J. and Shawn Curtsinger, Larry Cox, John Todd Drury, Jason Drury and Eden Short. Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, 1030 S Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504.

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