Henry Morgan Beavers, Sr., age 106, of Springfield, passed away at 11:02 p.m., Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Park Terrace in Louisville.

     A native of Washington County, he was born on April 12, 1914 to the late William “Will” and Mattie Skimerhorn Beavers.

     He was a member of the Thompsonville Baptist Church and a retired farmer.

     Preceding him in death was his wife, Lola Carey Beavers on December 12, 1998; two sisters, Flossie Burkhead and Beulah Mudd and five brothers, Walker, Raymond, Carl, Curtis and Joe Marshall Beavers.

     Survivors include his son, Henry Morgan Beavers, Jr. of Louisville; three grandchildren, Aaron Beavers (Emily) of China, Jeremy Beavers (Krista) of Mt. Washington and Roger Beavers of Louisville; three great grandchildren, Jared, Quinn and Karianne Beavers and a brother, Johnny Ancil Beavers of Mackville.

     Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 1st at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Goss, pastor of the Thompsonville Baptist Church, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Wednesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.






Mary Jo Keene Coleman, age 78 of Keene Lane, Springfield, died at 4:23 pm Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born Aug. 30, 1942, in Springfield, she was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Will and Elizabeth Christian Smith Keene; a son-in-law, Rick Hayden; a brother, Isiah Keene; and three sisters, Celena, Deborah and Rita Keene.

She was a homemaker and a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses.

She is survived by her husband, Hillary Coleman Sr.; six sons, Hillary (Libby) Coleman Jr., Gregory (Linda) Coleman, Willie (Shana) Coleman, Gary Lee (Rochelle) Coleman and Nicholas (Shawna) all of Springfield and Ronald (Pamela) Coleman of Elizabethtown; five daughters, Mary Elizabeth Wright, Valeria Lynn (Steven Martin) Key, Deborah Kay Coleman and Frances Eileen Hayden all of Springfield and Alysia Jeannette (Dewayne) Gray of Indianapolis, Indiana; a brother, David (Ella) Keene of Bardstown; two sisters, Margaret (John R.) Mattingly and Marcia (Gene) Cocanougher all of Lebanon; 18 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be private with burial in the Coleman Family Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be her six sons, Hillary Jr., Gregory, Ronald, Willie, Gary Lee and Nicholas Coleman.

Honorary pallbearers will be George, Mike and Malachi Wright, Steven Key, Dewayne Gray and Josh and Charles Coleman.

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

(SS  Sep 30, 2020)





Nancy Settles Gabhart, age 82 of Forks Lane, Mackville, passed away at 8:35 p.m., Sunday Sept. 20, 2020, at her home.

A native of Washington County, she was born on Nov. 13, 1937, to the late Roy Allen and Mayme A. Darland Settles.

She was a member of the Mackville Church of Christ, a homemaker, and a former employee of the Cowden Manufacturing Company and General Electric Company.

Preceding her in death was a daughter-in-law, Kristina Gabhart on June 24, 2019; a great grandson, Brady Layne Gabhart on Dec. 9, 2006; two sisters, Mildred Settles on Oct. 17, 1940, and Laverne Gordon on Feb. 22, 2006, and six brothers, Roy Kenneth Settles on Feb. 18, 2006, Samuel Curtis Settles on April 5, 2008, J.D. Settles on May 16, 2010, Murriel Settles on July 20, 2014, Elbert Settles on July 10, 2017 and Larry Settles on March 17, 2018.

Survivors include her husband, Connie Gabhart; two sons, Doug Gabhart and Randy Gabhart (Theresa) of Willisburg; six grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Delilah Belcher of Mackville and Janice Stine of Springfield; and two brothers, Everett Settles (Marie) of Springfield and Joe Settles (Carol) of Mackville.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Murphy, former minister of the Mackville Church of Christ, officiating.

Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Amanda Tingle, Jennia Young and Jackie Smith.

Serving as pallbearers were Brian Gabhart, Scotty Gabhart, Blake Gabhart, Taylor Gabhart, Hunter Tingle and Joey Young.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Sarah Della Hurrigan Walker, age 90, of McLane Street, Springfield, passed away at 9:20 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at Signature Healthcare of Bowling Green.

She was born on April 13, 1930, in Washington County to the late Joseph E. "Pete" and Nellie M. (McElroy) Hurrigan.

She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, served on the Springfield Housing Authority Board for several years, a member of the Washington County Homemakers, a Kentucky Colonel and was a field nutritionist with the University of Kentucky Expanded Food and Nutrition Program for Washington County.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Joseph Paul Walker, Jr.; son-in-law, Terry Smith; two great grandsons, Cameron and Elijah Lee; three brothers, Robert James, Thomas, Joseph Hurrigan; and two sisters, Ida Metcalf and Sally Lou Hurrigan.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph Paul Walker, III (Lydia) of Dallas, Texas and John Michael Walker of Louisville; seven daughters, Carolyn Fogle (Terry) of Springfield, Paulette Smith of Louisville, Edith Gladney (Riley) of Cleveland, Ohio, Maxine Thompson (Gene) of Nashville, TN, Donna Smalley (Clay Jr.) of Bowling Green, Shelly Bell (David) of Bardstown and Nikko Chaney of Louisville; seventeen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Edmund Ditton officiating.

Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Joyce Baker Whittinghill, age 71, of Taylorsville, passed away at 11:04 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at Baptist Health in Louisville.

She was born in the Battle Community of Washington County on June 5, 1949, to the late Jay and Juanita Darland Baker.

She was of the Christian faith and was a secretary and homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Clarence Whittinghill, Jr. on Sept. 15, 2020; a sister, Helen Jean Wells on June 19, 1964; a brother, Ronnie Dale Baker on Aug. 25, 2015 and a niece, Sonya Wells on Feb. 10, 2017.

Survivors include two sons, Daniel Whittinghill (Brandy) and Dustin Whittinghill (Dinah) of Mt. Washington; two daughters, Deanna O'Brien and Michelle Locker (Wes) of Shepherdsville; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren and a brother, Hunter Baker of Mackville.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Lance Ladd, minister of the Willisburg Christian Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Battle Cemetery at Mackville.

Serving as pallbearers were Daniel Whittinghill, Dustin Whittinghill, James Matthews, Jacob Locker, Zane Locker and Michael Locker.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS  Sep 30, 2020)