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MARGARET WEATHERS

Margaret Hamilton Weathers, age 90, formerly of Rosary Heights, Springfield, died at 10:12 a.m. Sunday January 14, 2018 at the Bardstown Nursing & Rehab.

She is survived by: five sons, Jerry Weathers of Norfolk, Virginia, Greg Weathers of Clinton, North Carolina, David and Reggie Weathers, both of Bardstown and Larry Weathers of Springfield; six daughters, Bernadette Yocum and Patricia Weathers, both of Louisville, Sharon Young and Margo Weathers, both of Springfield, Geralyn Burton of Bardstown and Lisa Weathers of Lexington. Also surviving are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral mass for Margaret Hamilton Weathers will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, January 19, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church with burial in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield who is in charge of arrangements and where friends may call from 5:30 until 8 p.m. Thursday and again from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Friday.

 

 

 

 

JOHN CAREY

     John Calvin Carey, age 83, of Mackville, passed away at 11:15 p.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

     A native of Washington County, he was born on October 24, 1934 to the late John William and Zula Devine Carey.

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

     Preceding him in death was his wife, Opal Helen Wohner Carey on March 23, 2014; five sisters, Laura Royalty, Stella Beavers, Susie Mattingly, Ruby McRay and Christine Carey and five brothers, George Evan, Irvin, William A., Clarence and James Carey.

     Survivors include: a son, James Calvin Carey (Ellen) of Mackville; two daughters, Debra Sparrow and Mary Carey both of Springfield; six grandchildren, Joseph Matthew Sparrow, Jordan Irvin Sparrow, Ashley Christine Carey, Casey Mae See, James Tyler Carey and Ricky Allen Sparrow, Jr.; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Marvin Carey (Judy) of Cardwell.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 17, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Terry McIlvoy, officiating. He will be assisted by Rev. John McDaniel.

     Burial will be in the Battle Cemetery.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Casey Mae See and Ashley Christina Carey.

     Casket bearers will be James Tyler Carey, Jordan Irvin Sparrow, Joseph Matthew Sparrow, Gilbert Carey.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

 

NANCY CAMBRON

     Nancy Bishop Cambron, age 91, of Lincoln Park Road, Springfield, passed away at 10:20 a.m., Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

     A native of Washington County, she was born on February 6, 1926 to the late Harvey Prather and Grace Sparrow Bishop.

     She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a 1944 graduate of Mackville High School and a graduate of St. Catharine College.

     She was a retired employee of the Washington County Health Department where she worked for 37 years, many of those years serving as the county registrar. Prior to her employment at the health department, she worked for the former James I. Miller Tobacco Company, Armour Food, Pettus Lumber Company and Simms & Montgomery.

     Preceding her in death was her son-in-law, Robert L. Galphin, III on September 28, 2013 and her two sisters, Minnie Frances Cartwright on April 2, 1997 and Jean Burns on July 9, 2015.

     On November 24, 1956 she was united in marriage to Tom Cambron by whom she is survived. Also surviving is: her son, Tom Cambron and his wife, Jane of Middlesboro; her two daughters, Gwendolyn Galphin and Donna Sue Cambron both of Columbia, SC; two grandchildren, Kari Burchfield and her husband, Bill and Stephen Cambron and his wife, Ashley and two great grandchildren, Piper Burchfield and Henry Cambron.

The family would like to thank her caregiver, Tamica Linton for her dedication in caring for Nancy.

     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, January15, at the Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. Justin Compton, a former pastor, officiating.

     Burial will be on Cemetery Hill.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 9 Monday morning at the church.

 

SYLVIA TAPSCOTT

Sylvia Mae Tapscott age 71, of Springfield, passed away on Friday January 12, 2018 at her residence.

She was born in Harrodsburg, on November 25, 1946 a daughter of the late Sylvester Ray Coffman and Pansy Mae Bouswell Coffman.

Sylvia was a C.N.A.

Survivors include: her spouse, Jason Tapscott; four daughters, Mary Lou Bewley of Willisburg, Jacqueline Renee Decker of Shepherdsville, Brenda Lee Ross of Danville, and Rebecca Arleen Jacobs of Springfield; three sons, William Edward Tapscott of Willisburg, Robert Jay Tapscott of Campbellsville, and Roy and (Patricia) Hartman of Casey County; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Linda Sue Irvin of Perryville, and Joyce Gayle Caddell of Lancaster.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Robin Kay Poynter and two brothers, Daniel and Robert Coffman.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday January 17, at theBartle Funeral Home Chapel, Liberty, with Bro. Jonathan and Bro. Sam Irvin officiating. Burial will be in the Tapscott Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral chapel.

 

FRANCES NALLY

Frances "Fanny" Hayden Nally age 85, of Short Creek Rd., Fredericktown, died at 9:27 a.m. Wednesday January 10, 2018 at the Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine. She was the widow of Freddy Nally.

She is survived by: two sons, Mark (Lisa) Nally and Stephen (Jeanette) Nally all of Fredericktown; one daughter, Mary Anne (Johnny) Reinle of Springfield; two sisters, Joanne Hamilton of Loretto and Peggy (Jim) Browning of Lebanon; two brothers, Fred (Linda) Hayden of Louisville and Bobby (Joyce) Hayden of Loretto; nine grandhildren and four great-grandchildren also survive. 

Funeral mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, January 15, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fredericktown with burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A prayer service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield where friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Sunday and again from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN BOTTOM, JR.

     John Davis Bottom, Jr., age 60, of the Pottsville Community of Washington County, passed away at 2:20 a.m., Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

     He was born on August 8, 1957 in Danville, to the late John Davis, Sr., “Bud” and Martha Kelly Bottom.

     He was a member of the River Of Life Church, a 1975 graduate of Washington County High School and was employed for 29 years as the custodian of the Springfield State Bank.

     Survivors include: his brother, Don Bottom of Danville; his step-father, Woody Staten of Springfield; three nephews, Owen Bottom, Samuel Bottom (Cathy) and Bradley Bottom; a great nephew, Kolten Bottom and two step great nephews, Chase and Anthony White.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, January 13, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Troy Shelton, pastor of the River of Life Church, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Beech Grove Cemetery.

     Serving as pallbearers will be Don Bottom, Owen Bottom, Samuel Bottom, Bradley Bottom, Darin Roney and Mark Roney.

     Visitation will be after 11 Saturday morning at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

 

 

GARLAND MANN

     Garland Travis Mann, age 39, of the Texas Community of Washington County, passed away at 6:04 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville.

     He was born in Hardin County on December 7, 1978.

     He was a 1998 graduate of Washington County High School and a former employee of Kentucky Cooperage.

     Preceding him in death was his paternal grandmother, Ludie Mann.

     Survivors include: his wife, Michelle Smith Mann; four sons, Nick, Justin, Evin and Westin Mann all at home; his mother and step-father, Debbie and Donnie Worthington of Springfield; his father, Frankie Mann of Lebanon; a sister, Kasey Barr (Ray) of Springfield; a brother, Kenny Mann of Springfield; two step-sisters, Andrea Matherly (Jeremy) of Danville and Tish Price (Frankie) of Harrodsburg; two step-brothers, Josh Worthington (Cassidy) of Lancaster and Jared Worthington of Berea; his maternal grandparents: Calvin Pinkston and Peggy Pinkston of Springfield and his paternal grandfather, Garland Mann of Springfield.

     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, January 12, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Kyle Yankey, pastor of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Pinkston, Casey Smith, Chris Smith and Joey Sparrow.

     Casket bearers will be Nick Mann, Justin Mann, Kenny Mann, Ray Barr, Dylan Barr and Josh Riley.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

 

ERNESTINE HAMILTON

Ernestine Wheatley Hamilton, age 99, of Springfield, died at 2:42 p.m. Monday January 8, 2018 at Sansbury Care Center at St. Catharine.

She is survived by: four sons, Sheridan (Brenda) Hamilton, Charles Wheatley (Bonnie) Hamilton, Kenny (Joyce) Hamilton and Bobby Ray (Debbie) Hamilton all of Springfield; five daughters, Charlotte (Buddy) Smith and Glenna (George)Graves, all of Springfield, Judy Stewart of Daytona Beach, Florida, Carol Calhoun and Patrice (Billy) Drury, all of Louisville; one sister, Betty Jean (Joe) Burba of Louisville; 25 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass for Ernestine Wheatley Hamilton will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, January 12, at the St. Rose Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield where friends may call from 3 until 8 p.m. Thursday and again Friday from 7 a.m. till 10:15 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

BERTNA COULTER

Bertna Riley Coulter, 98, of Main Street, Willisburg, passed away at 10:05 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Windsor Gardens in Bardstown.

A native of Washington County, she was born on July 5, 1919, to the late Everett and Evie Durr Riley.

She was a member of the Willisburg Christian Church, a homemaker, a former employee of the gift shop at Lincoln Homestead State Park and worked in the toll plaza on the Bluegrass Parkway.

Preceding her in death was her husband. H.T. Coulter on Feb, 1, 1991; a daughter, Arlene Hale on July 6, 2016; and two sons, Bobby Coulter on July 20, 2001, and Jerry Coulter on June 26, 2003.

Survivors include three granddaughters, Jennifer Pray (Jeff) of Atlanta, Georgia, Kasey Smith (Lee) of Springfield and Mia Nellums (Mark) of Shepherdsville; four grandsons, Troy Coulter (Stephanie), Steve Coulter (Kathy), Mike Coulter (Dana) and Terry Coulter all of Louisville; 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Willisburg Christian Church with Bro. Lance Ladd, the church minister, officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers will be Lee Smith, Mark Nellums, Terry Coulter, Nathan Coulter, Jeff Pray, Kurtis Coulter and Jamie Coulter.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)

 

THOMAS DOWLING JR.

Thomas Walter Dowling, Jr., 77, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

A native of Springfield, he was born March 8, 1940, to the late Thomas Walter, Sr. and Katherine Gooch Dowling. He was a graduate of Springfield High School where he was an outstanding athlete, lettering in football, basketball, baseball and track.

Coach Dowling was a graduate of Georgetown College, a member of Phi Kappa Alpha fraternity, tri-captain of the football team, won the shot-put KIAC Championship and was a former member of the Georgetown College Board of Trustees. He began his coaching career at Newport Public High School in Newport, Kentucky as an assistant football coach and head track coach. He enjoyed six years as the head football and track coach at Glen Este High School in Cincinnati before returning to his alma mater as an assistant football coach. Three years later he was named head football coach at Georgetown, restoring the football program to a place of prominence in the NAIA. He served seven years as the head football coach at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia taking the Flames from no affiliation to NAIA and NCAA membership. He built the foundation for future teams. Coach Dowling then returned to Kentucky to begin the football program at Cumberland College, now the University of the Cumberlands, coaching the Indians to an undefeated season in 1988. He retired from coaching to become the first commissioner of the Mid South Conference.

Coach Dowling was an ordained deacon, a member of Georgetown Baptist Church where he taught the Fields Sunday School Class, and a member of the American Football Coaches' Association where he served on the Foundation Committee. He was inducted into the Georgetown College, University of the Cumberlands, and the Glen Este High School Athletic Halls of Fame.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Ann Garnett Dowling; two sisters, Marian Chamberlain of Daytona Beach, Florida and Martha (Bob) Durbin of Danville, Kentucky; four special nieces, Robin Pomeroy of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Lesley Littlejohn of Atlanta, Georgia, Helen (Ted) Williams of Kensington, Maryland and Christy Conner of Franklin, North Carolina; several cousins, and numerous friends, coaches and former players.

The funeral service will be Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at 10 a.m., at the John L. Hill Chapel on the campus of Georgetown College with Rev. Alan Redditt, Rev. Ken Holden, Coach Mike Ayers and Coach Charlie Persson officiating. Interment will be in the Georgetown Cemetery to be followed by a luncheon/reception at the Georgetown College Conference Center by Toyota Stadium.

Serving as pallbearers will be Dr. Robert Ballou, Jim Carty, Gene Dyson, Ron Manning, Ray Graham, Flash Williams, Bill Cronin and Jerry Chadwell. Honorary bearers will be Phillip Giles, Coach Bob Davis and Coach Bobby Barlow.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Georgetown College Football, On The Right Track Scholarship at The University of the Cumberlands, Georgetown College, Georgetown Baptist Church or The Pancreatic Cancer Society.

Johnson's Funeral Home in Georgetown, Kentucky provides funeral arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)

 

ROGER MOUL

Roger Dale Moul, 58, of Willisburg, passed away at 11:10 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at his home after an illness.

He was born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky on Jan. 24, 1959 to the late Harold B. and Emma Jean Carney Moul.

He was a member of Willisburg Christian Church, a 1977 graduate of Washington County High School, a farmer, carpenter and an employee of Hitachi Automotive in Harrodsburg.

Survivors include his wife Jeanie Dean Moul; a sister, Karen Sagracy of Springfield; a brother, Alan Moul (Mandee) of Hazard; a niece, Julie Sagracy; a great-niece, Brie Sagracy of Springfield and his mother-in-law, Imogene Dean of Willisburg.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Cooper and Bro. Will Cooper, officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers will be Alan Cooper, Ricky Hendren, Randall Chesser, Jerry Carney, Mark Hale and Blair Hale.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Camp Calvary.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)

 

DONALD PURDOM

Donald Clifton Purdom, 79, of Springfield, passed away at 5:04 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

A native of Washington County, he was born on May 28, 1938, to the late Herman H. and Bessie Conder Purdom.

He was a member of Springfield Baptist Church, a graduate of Springfield High School and a bookkeeper for the former Yates Truck Lines of Maud and McRay Truck Lines of Springfield.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Rita Lyons Purdom on June 13, 1981; a grandson, Michael John Cambron on Aug. 10, 1995; four sisters, Louise Purdom on July 18, 2010, Catherine Jean Purdom on Aug. 8, 1936; twin infant sisters and five brothers, Richard Leon Purdom on April 10, 1961, Herman Hall Purdom, Jr. on Aug. 20, 1962, Tom Purdom on Feb. 25, 1966, James Purdom on Oct. 5, 1967, and Bill Purdom on Dec. 15, 1973.

Survivors include a son Allan Purdom (Sara) of Louisville; three daughters, Marilyn Cambron (Mark) of Springfield, Mitzi Devine (Jonathan) of Springfield, Carol Clark (Jeff) of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and seven grandchildren, Ben Cambron, Alex Cambron, Lance Herald, Seth Herald, Emily Purdom, Nick Purdom and Annalyse Clark.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, on Cemetery Hill with Rev. John McDaniel, officiating.

Serving as pallbearers were Ben Cambron, Alex Cambron, Mark Cambron, Lance Herald, Seth Herald, Terry Purdom and Josh Walker.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)

 

MITCHELL REYNOLDS

Mitchell Reynolds, 94, of Springfield, passed away at 7:45 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Village of Lebanon Nursing Home.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Sept. 6, 1923, to the late Lee Roy and Lillie Mae Robertson Reynolds.

He was a member of Springfield Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was a member of the Gideons International. He was a lifelong farmer and a longtime employee of the former New Home Tobacco Warehouse.

Preceding him in death was his first wife, Alma Lawson Reynolds on May 15, 1989; a sister, Fannie Lou Hardin and three brothers, Clifton Reynolds, Irvin Reynolds and J.W. Reynolds.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Curtis Reynolds; a daughter, Judy Rudd of Lexington; a son, Lynn Reynolds of Bardstown; a step-son, Terry Curtis (Devola) of Louisville; two step-daughters, Carol Easely (Michael) of Tallahassee, Florida and Jane Land (Bill) of Louisville; two grandsons, Travis Rudd (Kionie) and Brian Rudd (Mona); three great-grandchildren, Kaelyn Julia Rudd, Evan Thomas Rudd and Kendall Leigh Rudd; three step-grandchildren, Ritchie Curtis (Anita), Valerie Wipple (John) and Stacey Hubbard (Kyle) and three step great-grandchildren, Bradley Wipple, Chris Wipple and Mason Hubbard.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Everett Greer and Rev. Nelson Reynolds, officiating.

Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Travis Rudd, Brian Rudd, Terry Curtis, Justin Reynolds, Bill Hall and Tommy Osbourne.

Serving as pallbearers were nephews, Felix Reynolds, Nelson Reynolds, Bobby Lee Reynolds, Harold Reynolds, Bruce Reynolds and Foster Reynolds.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)

 

JOHN SIMMS

John Barber Simms, 89, of Springfield, died at 5:21 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at Village of Lebanon.

Born Dec. 10, 1928, in Lebanon, he was preceded in death by his parents, Leon F. Simms, Hattie Barber Simms and Delena Barber Simms and his sisters, Florence Simms Cambron and Gail Simms Ogburn.

He was a graduate of Springfield High School, Spring Hill University in Mobile, Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in history, a Master of Arts from the University of Kentucky and attended the University of Alabama to work toward his doctorate degree.

He taught at Weeks Junior High School in Magnolia Springs, Alabama, Fredericktown High School in Fredericktown, Kentucky, University of Alabama and retired in 1990 as Professor Emeritus of English from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina after 36 years.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church.

He is survived by three brothers, Leon "Sandy" Simms of Springfield, Phil (Debby) Simms of Cincinnati, Ohio and Alex (Vicki) Simms of Princeton, Kentucky; a sister, Madeleine (Wendell) Grayson of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral mass was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating. Burial was in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery in his parent's lot. The Marion County Veterans Honor Guard conducted military honors.

Pallbearers were nephews, Greg, Mark and John Simms, Tom and Joe Cambron, Jeff, Wendell Jr. and Leon Simms Grayson.

Arrangements were entrusted to Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)

 

 

 

JULIAN SIMPSON

Rev. Julian W. Simpson, 84, of Lexington, passed away at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Baptist Health in Lexington.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Aug. 17, 1933, to the late Hedger and Myrtle Lee Chesser Simpson.

He was a preceded in death by a brother, Woodson Simpson on Jan. 13, 2014 and a sister, Rubye Russell on July 14, 2017.

He was a graduate of Springfield High School, a graduate of Asbury College and a graduate of the Presbyterian Seminary in Louisville.

Rev. Simpson was a retired Methodist pastor and was involved with the United Methodist Conference.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Christine Curtsinger Simpson; a son, David Simpson of Lexington; two grandchildren, Dorothy Simpson and Connie Simpson and two great-grandchildren, Bianca Brewer and Desmond Brewer.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11, at the chapel of Evergreen Cemetery in Willisburg with Rev. John Loper, pastor of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, officiating.

Visitation will be after noon Thursday in the chapel of the cemetery.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)

 

JOSEPH SMITH

Joseph William "Bill" Smith, 79, of Cissellville Road, Springfield, passed away 11:35 a.m., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at University of Louisville Hospital.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Dec. 10, 1938, to the late John Ed and Mary Alice Johnson Smith.

He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, a farmer and a retired employee of Lily Tulip/Owen Illinois.

Preceding him in death was a son, Billy Joe Smith; daughter-in-law, Gail Marie Smith; infant twin great-granddaughters Alissa and Alyiah Smith; two brothers, Lenny Smith and Tommy Smith; sister-in-law, Nina Jean Smith and a nephew, Paul F. Smith, Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Hamilton Smith; a son, Larry Smith (Rose) of Springfield; two daughters, Mary Ellen Smith of Louisville and Imelda Gilpin (Charles) of Danville; five grandchildren, Lee Smith, Jeremy Smith, Bradley Smith, Emily Smith and Katie Gilpin; great-grandchildren, Devon, Lauren, Cayden, Elliot, Garrett and Olivia Smith; four sisters, Theresa Osbourn and Betty Blandford (Jerry) of Springfield, Mary Fendley (Jim) of LaGrange and Irene Cheser of Lexington and six brothers, Tony Smith (Anna Catherine), Paul Smith, J.C. Smith (Ruth Ellen) and Kenny Smith (Delores) of Springfield, John Smith (Joyce) of Louisville and Joe Smith (Nancy) of Alexander.

Mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 8, at St. Rose Catholic Church with Rev. Edmund Ditton, officiating.

Burial was in the St. Rose Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Emily Smith, Devon Smith and Katie Gilpin.

Serving as pallbearers were Jeremy Smith, Bradley Smith, Lee Smith, Jesse Smith, Mike Cambron and Nick Cambron.

A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Carey & Son Funeral Home which was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jan 10, 2018)