Omar William Warner, age 81, of Springfield, passed away at 1:58 a.m., Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

     A native of Washington County, he was born on November 9, 1937 to the late Randall and Ruth Thompson Warner.

     He was a farmer.

     Preceding him in death was his sister, Hattie K. Newby.

     Survivors include: a daughter, Marsha Graves of Lebanon; his son, William Omar Graves and several nieces and nephews.

     Cremation was chosen and a private family service will be held later.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.






Beverly Donna Lewis, 58, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Baptist Health Lexington.

She was born March 24, 1960, in Shelbyville to James and Connie Shields Lewis.

Beverly was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.

Her father, James Lewis, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband, Todd Lewis; two sons, Patrick Jewell (Jessica Gaddis) of Harrodsburg and Blake Jewell (Becca Boyd) of Paintsville; her mother, Connie Lewis of Willisburg; two brothers, Mike (Marilyn) Lewis of Willisburg and Phillip (Ann) Lewis of Swansboro, North Carolina and her granddaughter, Payton Jewell.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Houghlin Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Bro. Jamie Chesser officiated. Interment was in Highview Cemetery.

Houghlin Funeral Home of Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Feb 13, 2019)





Francis Maurice Smith, 84, of West High Street, Springfield, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born March 24, 1934, in Washington County, he was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Henry and Diana Logsdon Smith; a son, Frank Aloysius Smith, Oct. 7, 2000; a son-in-law, Nicky Hamilton, Jan. 16, 2013; two sisters, Margaret Johnson and Janie Durbin and four brothers, Rev. Bernard Smith, O.P., Dan Smith, Tommy Smith and James Bernard Smith.

He was a forklift operator at Barton Brands in Bardstown for over 30 years and was an officer in the union.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Mudd Smith of Springfield; five daughters, Sherry Hamilton of Springfield, Lou Ann (Mike) Smith of Louisville, Angela (Thomas) Haydon, Susan (Philip) Haydon and Kaye Smith all of Springfield; a son, Butch (Debbie) Smith of Louisa; a sister, Carolyn Warlop of Indianapolis, Indiana and a brother, Don Smith of Springfield. Eleven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren also survive. 

Funeral mass was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb.7, 2019, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fredericktown with Rev. Ben Brown, Rev. Richard Goodin and Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P. officiating. Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery. A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Friday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers were Emma Smith, Molly Johnson, Sarah Haydon and Anne Thomas Browell.

Pallbearers were Todd Hamilton, Adam, Duke, Justin and Alex Smith, Luke Johnson and Tink and Marshall Haydon.

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

(SS Wed Feb 13, 2019)