Washington County Obits

 

 

 

TERRY MILES

     Terry Gene Miles, age 56, of Springfield, passed away at 8:40 a.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at his home following an illness.

     He was born in Bardstown, on July 27, 1963 to the late James Patrick and Sue Anna Hood Miles.

     He was a truck driver.

     Preceding him in death was a sister, Alice Marie Miles.

     Survivors include: two sons, Tyler Miles of Bloomfield and Kyle Moore of Springfield; a daughter, Amanda Wimsett of Minnesota; four grandchildren, Bentley Miles, Easton Miles, Axel Miles and Alaynah Moore; four sisters, Angie Boblitt (Timmy) of Willisburg, Jenny Parkerson (Richie) of Bardstown, Connie Spalding of Loretto and Patti Casey of Willisburg and a brother, Joe Wethington of Bloomfield.

     A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., Thursday, February 27, at the Willisburg Church Of God Of Prophecy with Rev. Keith Creech, the church pastor, officiating.

     Visitation will be from3 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, at the church.

 

 

 

ERIC RILEY

Eric Lucas Riley, age 40, of Springfield, died at 11:26 am Saturday at Audubon Hospital in Louisville.  Eric was a organ donor.

He is survived by: a daughter, Bianka Riley of Louisville; his father, Everett "Hop" Riley of Springfield; a brother, Ben (Jessica) Riley of Springfield; a sister, Emily Riley of Springfield; a niece, Oaklee Riley; and a nephew, Bentley Riley, both of Springfield and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral mass for Eric Lucas Riley will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Dominic Catholic Church with burial in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery. 

A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield who is in charge of arrangements and where friends may call from 4 till 8 p.m. on Wednesday and again from 7 a.m .till 9:15 a.m. on Thursday morning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOYCE CHESSER

     Joyce Faye Chesser, age 45, of Harrodsburg, passed away at 8:05 p.m., Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

     She was born in Lebanon, KY on January 20, 1975 to the late George Franklin and Sharon Ann Poe Chesser.

     She was a member of the Harrodsburg Church of God and a graduate of the Kentucky School of the Blind.

     Survivors include her sister, Amanda Olmedo (Luis) and a niece, Aliyah Olmedo of Harrodsburg.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, February 20, at the Free Pentecostal Church with Rev. Nathan Todd, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Ernest Thompson Memorial Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Visitation will be after 10:30 a.m Thursday morning at the church.

     In lieu of flowers contributions may be made for funeral expenses.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

ANN BUGG

     Ann Logue Bugg, age 84, of Lincoln Park Road, Springfield, passed away at 2:44 p.m., Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

     A native of Washington County, she was born on June 29, 1935 to the late Hobert Ray and Hallie Jane Cummings Logue.

     She was a member of the Deep Creek Baptist Church and a retired dietitian for Medco Center of Springfield.

     Preceding her in death was her husband, Russell Bugg on August 2, 1990; a son, Jerry Allen Bugg on June 5, 2019 and four brothers, Hobert B., Thomas G., W.T. and Mayron Logue.

     Survivors include: two sons, Russell W. Bugg and Travis Bugg (Terri) of Springfield; six grandchildren, Lisa Smith (Jodie, Jr), Megan Travis (Lee), John Bugg, Thomas Bugg, Ben Bugg and Kennedy Bugg; three great grandchildren, Tyler Smith, Haylee Smith and Ashton Travis; two step grandchildren, J.T. Spalding and Emerald Spalding; several nieces and nephews and her best friend, Darcye Wohner.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 18, at the Deep Creek Baptist Church with Bro. Bill Eldridge, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Deep Creek Cemetery.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Lisa Smith, Megan Travis, Kennedy Bugg, Darcye Wohner and Jenn Devine.

     Casket bearers will be John Bugg, Thomas Bugg, Ben Bugg, Lee Travis, Jodie Smith, Jr. and Tyler Smith.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 10:00 Tuesday morning at the church.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

RUTH HARDIN

     Ruth Ann Hardin, age 78, of West Virginia Avenue, Springfield, went to be with the Lord at 12:17 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine.

     A native of Washington County, she was born on October 10, 1941 to William Edgar and Beulah Harlow Hardin.

     She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a 1959 graduate of Springfield High School and after graduation she attended business college in Louisville. Ruth Ann served as secretary and bookkeeper for many years at the Springfield plant of Armour Food Company which later became ConAgra. Following retirement she was employed for eighteen years as the secretary of Springfield Baptist Church.

     Preceding her in death was her mother, Beulah Harlow Hardin on January 27, 1999 and an infant sister, Deborah Kaye Hardin on April 8, 1957.

     Survivors include: her daughter, LeAnn Mattingly (Jim) of Springfield; three grandchildren, Madeline Mudd Gash (Michael) of Lexington, Luke Mattingly of Danville and Evan Mattingly of Lexington; her father, William Edgar Hardin and her sister, Norma Jean Yankey  (William “Corky”) of Springfield; one niece, Michelle Sutton (Mark) of Frankfort; one nephew, David Yankey (Stacey) of Floyds Knobs, IN; and several great nieces and nephews.

     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 19th , the Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. Aaron Sherrell, Rev. Justin Compton and Rev. Tobe Yankey, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Sheila Benedict, Kathy Yaste, Brenda McIlvoy, Emily Hicks, Angie Nally, Olivia Wilkerson, Pam Yates, Pam Devine and Pam Murphy.

     Serving as casket bearers will be Harold Weakley, Clifton Weakley, Donald Weakley, Bobby Chesser, Jimmie Devine, Glen Devine, Craig Arnold and Jerry Abel.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Tuesday at the Springfield Baptist Church.

     In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The Springfield Baptist Church Building Fund or the American Cancer Society.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

DOUGLAS ELLIOTT

     Douglas C. Elliott, age 71, of Virginia Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 6:51 a.m., Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

     He was born on April 16, 1948 in Lebanon, KY to the late Edward and Violet Carey Elliott.

     Doug was a member of the Springfield Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and a 1966 graduate of Springfield High School. Following graduation he attended Southeast Christian College in Winchester and St. Catharine College. He was a member of the Springfield Masonic Lodge # 50 F & AM and a board member of the Kentucky Golf Association. Doug and his wife were the former owners and operators of the Country Kitchen in Lebanon and Linc’s Restaurant of Springfield. He was a former salesman for Duro Test Light Bulbs and was a former administrator and manager of nursing homes in his earlier working career and an avid golfer.

     Preceding him in death was his son, Clark Elliott, on June 20, 1993.

     Survivors include: his wife, Kathy Davis Elliott; a daughter, Amanda Dunnagan (Brad) of San Antonio, Texas; two granddaughters, Katherine Dunnagan and Anna Dunnagan; a sister, Marian Braden (Bill) of Frankfort and a brother, Paul Elliott (Terry) of Indianapolis.

     Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Monday, February 17, at the Springfield Presbyterian Church with Rev. Clay Stevens, the church pastor, officiating.

     Serving as pallbearers will be Paul Elliott, Don Leugers, John Settles, John Hilton, Jon Bodine and Todd Hood.

     In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to, The Clark Elliott Memorial Scholarship Fund or the Springfield Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.

     Visitation  will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 10:00 Monday morning at the church.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

MARIA APALATEGUI

Dominician Sister of Peace Maria Teresa Apalategui MT, OP, age 79, a native of Tucson, Arizona, died Feb. 1, 2020, at. Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine.

A Dominician for 57 years, she had spent 47 years as a Eucharistic missionary and 40 years in Tucson. She had locally provided community service at the Presbyterian Church's thrift store.

She is survived by a brother, Carlos Cocio, and a sister-in-law, Shirley Apalategui.

Funeral mass was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel with burial in St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2020)

 

ALICE BROWN

Alice Wright Brown, age 85 of Springfield, KY,  passed away Tuesday, February 04, 2020 at Springfield Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born on March 20, 1934 in Springfield, KY. Mrs. Brown was a retired clerk and member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester Reed Brown, Sr.; parents, Robert E. Wright and Laura Della Murrell Wright; son, Sylvester Brown, Jr.; grandson, Chris Hinkle; great grandson, C.J. Hinkle; two sisters, Margaret Davis and Elizabeth Fogle; three brothers, James Wright, George Wright, Bobby Walker.

Survivors include her son, David Brown, of Springfield, KY; four daughters, Cecilia Elaine Richardson, of Louisville, KY, Joyce (Richard) Crumbie, of Lexington, KY, Ruby Brown of Alabama, Rebecca (Edward) Fogg, of Louisville, KY; five brothers, Charles Wright, of Springfield, KY, Henry Wright, of Rooster Run, KY, John Wright, of Louisville, KY, Thomas Wright, of Louisville, KY, Tommy Walker, of Springfield, KY; three sisters, Laura Truitt of Louisville, KY, Roberta Berry, of Louisville, KY, Bernice Simpson, of Maryland.

Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 08, at the St. Augustine Catholic Church. Interment to follow in St. Augustine Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 07, at the Bosley Funeral Home with prayer services to be held at 7 p.m. Friday evening by Deacon Joe Dant.

     (Note: This obituary was not included in the February 12 issue of the Springfield Sun)

 

 

MARY GREGORY

Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Brigid Gregory, OP (92), a native of Louisville, died on Feb. 8, 2020, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Kentucky. Sr. Mary Brigid is survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Dominican for 69 years, she ministered as a teacher for nearly twenty years in Memphis, TN. Sr. Mary Brigid was the Commission Coordinator for the Peace and Justice Center in Louisville. She was an English Instructor at St. Catharine College (St. Catharine, KY) and most recently was the receptionist at the Health/Science Building, St. Catharine College (St. Catharine, KY) until its closing.

Arrangements are handled by Hale–Polin–Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield, Kentucky. The visitation begins at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at St. Catharine Hall, St. Catharine, KY. The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 13 at St. Catharine Hall, St. Catharine, KY. Burial will be in the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

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

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2020)

 

 

SCOTT PATTEN

Scott Thomas Patten, age 32 of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, due to injuries sustained in an automobile collision in Washington County.

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 26, 1987, to Henry Kevin and Deborah Hamilton Patten.

He was a member of the River of Life Church where he was actively involved in the youth ministry. He was a 2006 graduate of Washington County High School and a graduate of St. Catharine College. He was an employee of the Marion County Detention Center in Lebanon where he served as the substance abuse director.

Preceding him in death was his father, Henry Kevin Patten on Oct. 29, 2014, and his maternal grandmother, Lorene Tingle on May 10, 1996.

Survivors include his mother, Debbie Hamilton Patten of Springfield; his brother, Morgan Patten and his wife, Sarah of Lebanon; his sister, Kelli Patten of Springfield; his maternal grandfather and maternal step grandmother, Joe and Rita Hamilton of Harrodsburg; a niece, Addisyn Patten; three nephews, Tyler Brady, Isaiah Patten and Donovan Patten; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service was held at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7 at the River of Life Church with Rev. Troy Shelton, the church pastor, officiating.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 12, 2020)