Laura Kaye Thompson Hill, age 56, of Springfield, passed away at 8:04 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at the Bluegrass Hospice Center in Lexington.

She was born in Bardstown on May 12, 1964, a daughter of the late Houston and Betty Brown Thompson.

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

Preceding her in death was her brother, James Anthony "Jamie" Thompson on Dec. 30, 2018.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Hill; a son, Kevin Hill (Katie) of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Megan Hill of Springfield; a granddaughter, Cheyenne Rose Hill; and a sister, Donna Nichols (John) of Bardstown.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Tipton, officiating.

Burial was on Cemetery Hill.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were James Anthony Thompson, Mason Drew, Pug Settles and Kenny Burgen.

Serving as casket bearers were Timmy Chesser, Chris Chesser, Josh Noel, Kyle Brown, Greg Brown and Phillip Brown.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Aug 12, 2020)





Mattie Lewis Kays, age 95, of Springfield, passed away with her children by her side at 8:05 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at the Village of Lebanon Nursing Home.

A native of Washington County, she was born on April 13, 1925, to the late Jim and Myrtle Burkhead Lewis.

She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a homemaker and a former employee of Cecconi's Restaurant.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Earl Kays on July 1, 2004; four sisters, Ofia Hardin on Aug. 2, 2006, Artie McCarty on Feb. 1, 2010, Louise Mitchell on Nov. 17, 2011, and Robbie Webb on July 23, 2016; and three brothers, Omer Lewis on Aug. 30, 2002, Amos Lewis on June 12, 2010, and Helem Lewis on May 13, 2015.

Survivors include four daughters, Linda Hayes of Louisville, Brenda Bishop (Larry) of Perryville, Janie Bird (Mike) of Frankfort and Connie Graham (Bobby) of Campbellsville; ten grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren, one great-great grandson and one sister, Inos Curtsinger of Willisburg.

A private graveside service was held on Saturday, August 8 on Cemetery Hill with Rev. Stacy Wilson, officiating.

Serving as pallbearers were David Barnett, Brent Hayes, Clayton Bird, Jody Graham, Darren Byrne, Matthew Murrell and Jackson Needham.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Aug 12, 2020)





Joseph Thomas "Tommy" Nalley, age 71, of Holy Cross, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville. He was born April 19, 1949, in Marion County. He was a retired employee of General Electric and a Catholic.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Joseph Truston and Mary Elsie Ruley Nalley; one brother, Philip Nalley; and three infant siblings, David, Mary Ann and John Herbert Nalley.

Survivors include one son, Chuck Nalley (Crystal) of Lebanon; one daughter, Brittany Nalley (Nick Browning) of Lebanon; three grandchildren, Kaitlynn Nalley, Kameron Nalley and Addie Browning; five sisters, Mary Cecil (Bobby) of Bardstown, Linda Cecil (Louis) of New Hope, Joann Gootee (Frank) of Loretto, Carolyn Gootee of Lexington and Jenny Spannknebel of Louisville; four brothers, Leo Nalley (Frankie) and Joe "Tic" Nalley (Ellen) all of Loretto, Charles Nalley (Judy) of Lebanon and Tim Nalley of Bardstown; a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2020, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 6785 Highway 52, Loretto. Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers are James Gootee, Michael Gootee, Charles Spannknebel, Martin Elder, David Nalley and Tony Nalley.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

Memorials may go to Saint Francis of Assisi Church, PO Box 74, Loretto, KY 40037

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the funeral home is limited to 50% occupancy. Therefore, visitors during busy periods may be asked to wait until others leave before entering. No food or beverages may be sent or shared at this time. Facemasks are required and hand washing and social distancing are encouraged.

(SS Wed Aug 12, 2020)






Mary Willa Edelen age 99 of Willis Ln., Springfield, died at 3:00 am Monday at her residence.  She is survived by 4 sons, Charles (Janice) Edelen of Lebanon, Jimmy (Jeanette) Edelen and John Edelen all of Springfield and David Edelen of Lexington, 6 daughters, Virginia (Arthur) Swint of Columbia, Maryland, Betty (James) Barber of Frankfort, Paulette and Margaret Edelen of Bardstown, Mary (Kenneth) Goldring of Louisville and Rose Mary Coleman of Springfield, 30 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Marie Anderson of Kansas City, Missouri.

Funeral mass for Mary Willa Edelen will be conducted at 10:00 am Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with burial in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.  A prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm Friday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield where friends may call from 5:00 till 8:00 pm Friday and again from 7:00 am till 9:15 am on Saturday morning.

Due to COVID19 restrictions, face masks and social distancing will be required.