CHARLES HAYDON

Charles Harry "C.H." Haydon age 93 of E. Grundy Ave., Springfield, died at 1:00 pm Saturday at his residence.  He is survived by his wife Frances Osborne Haydon, 3 sons, Charlie (Mary) Haydon Jr. and Joe Pat (Nell) Haydon all of Springfield and Hugh Allan (Kim) Haydon of Louisville, 4 daughters, Mary Ann Hale, Nancy (David) Carney and Betty Carol (Louis) Barber all of Springfield and Laura Lynn Haydon of Louisville, a daughter-in-law, Lisa Haydon of Springfield, 29 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren also survive.  Funeral mass for Charles Harry "CH." Haydon will be conducted at 10:30 am Tuesday at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Springfield with burial in the church cemetery.  A prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm Monday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield who is entrusted with arrangements and where friends may call from 4:30 till 7:00 pm on Monday.  Social distancing and face masks will be required both at the funeral home and church.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOSEPH BEGLEY

     Joseph Anthony “Tony” Begley, age 68, of Lakeview Drive, Springfield, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at his home.

     He was born in Lebanon, Kentucky on March 24, 1952 to Maurice A. and Isabelle Carrico Begley.

     He was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church, a 1970 graduate of Washington County High School and was a retired partner in B & E Furniture.

     Preceding him in death was his father, Maurice A. Begley and a brother, John A. Begley.

     Survivors include his wife, Penny Chesser Begley; two daughters, Julie Jones (Thomas) of Cecilia and Christina Begley of Elizabethtown; his mother, Isabelle Begley of Springfield; four sisters, Judy Lile (Steve), Janice Blandford (Charley) and Mary Mudd (Bernard) all of Louisville and Sara Downs (Ross) of Bardstown and three brothers, Kenny Begley (Cindy) and Tom Begley (Karen) of Springfield and Greg Begley (Brenda) of Harrodsburg.

     In keeping with Tony’s wishes cremation was chosen and there are no services planned at this time.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

JUDY BURCHETT

     Judy Woods Burchett, age 66, of the Lincoln Park Community of Washington County, passed away at 10:40 a.m., Monday, May 25, 2020 at the home of her brother Gary in Nicholasville.

     She was born on April 27, 1954 in Stanford, Kentucky to the late Oscar Lee and Pauline Hazel Vanhook Woods.

     She was a member of the Redemption Point Church Of God and a retired school librarian for North Washington Elementary School.

     Preceding her in death was her husband, Bennie Burchett and a brother, Ralph Wayne Woods.

     Survivors include her brother, Gary Lee Woods and his wife, Julie of Nicholasville.

     Funeral services will be held at 1:00 Friday, May 29th at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Thompson, pastor of the Redemption Point Church Of God, officiating.

     Burial will be on Cemetery Hill in Springfield.

     Serving as pallbearers will be J.P. Blandford, Kenny Blandford, Junior Woods, Gary Glenn Woods, Ronnie Hood and Larry Osbourne.

     Visitation will be after 11:00 Friday morning at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRANKIE HOOD

     Frankie Hood, age 68, of the Mt. Zion Community of Washington County, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at the University of Louisville Hospital.

     He was born in Lebanon, Kentucky on March 6, 1952 to the late Earl and Rosie Milburn Hood.

     He was a graduate of Western High School and a retired employee of the General Electric Company.

     Preceding him in death were four brothers, Leroy, Lee, Jackie and Earl William Hood.

     Survivors include his special friend, Kathleen “KackyBoblitt; a brother, Donald Hood (Marie) of Willisburg; five sisters, Christine Carrier (Charles), Vianna Boblitt and Vesta Lee Moore all of Springfield, Wanda Popp (Jamie) of Lawrenceburg and Myrna Shouse of Frankfort and his dog, Sugar.

     Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 28th at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Willingham, former pastor of the Willisburg Church Of God Of Prophecy, officiating.

     Cremation will follow the funeral services with his cremains buried in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Visitation will be after 12:30 Thursday.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

MELWOOD COOKSEY

Mellwood Cooksey, Jr., age 81, of Louisville, passed away at 8:10 a.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the Atria on Blankenbaker in Louisville.

A native of Washington County, he was born on Oct. 14, 1938, to the late Melwood and Reba Cheatham Cooksey.

He was a member of the Hurstbourne Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon. He was a 1956 graduate of Willisburg High School and a 1962 graduate of University of Kentucky. He served as a Captain in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a Kentucky Colonel.

Mellwood enjoyed a successful career as an engineer for Ford Motor Company and later with the General Electric Company for several years. One of his greatest pleasures was singing with the Kentucky Thoroughbreds Chorus.

Survivors include, his wife, Agnes Robinson Cooksey; a daughter, Deborah Passmore (David) of St. Augustine, Florida; three sons, Jeff Cooksey (Carol) of Pewee Valley, Mark Cooksey (Laura) of Louisville and John Cooksey (Emily) of Denver, CO; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and three sisters, Eloise Layman of Mankato, MN, Mattie Fair of Dayton, Ohio and Judy Bruntz (Sam) of Owensboro.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 22 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Pellum, pastor of the Hurstbourne Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers were Scott Cooksey, John Cooksey, Logan Cooksey, Matt Cooksey, Mike Coulter, Tyler Williamson and Elijah Hand.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 27, 2020)

 

 

ROBERT KRAFT

Robert James "Bob" Kraft, age 77, of Lebanon, passed away at 9:36 a.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at the University of Louisville Hospital.He was born in Columbus, Ohio on January 22, 1943 to the late Louis John and Adelia Jane Rutledge Kraft.

He was a retired school teacher in Lexington and a gunsmith. He also led Bible studies at the Marion County Detention Center.

Preceding him in death was his first wife, Vivian Kraft; a granddaughter, Breanna Spalding, a sister, Mary Kraft and two brothers, Tom and Buck Kraft.

Survivors include his wife, Tina Allen Kraft; three daughters, Savannah Byrd of Campbellsville, Kayla Williams of Springfield and Victoria Spalding (David) of Florida; and five grandchildren, Darius Hite, Bubby Hite, Bella Williams, Braxton Williams and Luke Spalding.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 26 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Micky Stinnett and Dwan Hadley, officiating.

Burial was in the KP Hall Cemetery in Lincoln County.

Serving as pallbearers were Derek Hayden, Troy Sagracy, Larry Sagracy, Justin Snow, Dustin Hite and Andre Hawkins.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 27, 2020)

 

 

MERINE LEWIS

Merine Chesser Lewis, age 83, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

A native of Washington County, she was born on May 24, 1936, to the late Walter and Esper Chesser.

She was a member of the Willisburg Church Of God Of Prophecy and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Orvil Ray Lewis on Aug. 26, 2010; four brothers, Sammy, Truman, Virgil and J.B. Chesser; and eight sisters, Lillian Byrd, Louise Milburn, Robbie Stone, Sudie Baker, Artie Thompson, Mattie Holt, Reva Hust and Wanda May Pritchard.

Survivors include a son, Tony Lewis (Sherry) of Springfield; a daughter, Gayle Boblitt (Clinton) of Willisburg; three grandchildren, Andy Boblitt, Selena Boblitt and Derrick Lewis; two step-grandchildren, Jessica Martinez and Cheyanna Mudd; a brother, Marshall Chesser (Barbara) of Willisburg; and two sisters, Betty Curtsinger of Willisburg and Martha Hood of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 24 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Creech, pastor of the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy, officiating.

Burial was in the Brush Grove Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Glen Curtsinger, Dennis Curtsinger, Derrick Lewis, Jackie Holt, Bruce Chesser and Lloyd Lewis.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 27, 2020)

 

PEARL NALLY

Pearl Gertrude Mudd Nally, age 80, of Bardstown, passed away Monday May 18, 2020, at her residence. She was born Nov. 20, 1939, in Fredericktown. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, yard selling, and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Pearl Mudd; sisters, Roberta McIntyre, Sr. Jean Gertrude Mudd, and Angela Peterson; and brothers, H.P. Mudd, Tom Mudd, Bernard Mudd, and Gonza Mudd.

She is survived by her loving husband, Sheridan "Joe" Nally of Bardstown; daughter, Cindy (Michael) Kidwell of Springfield; son, Terry (Mary Jo) Nally of Bardstown; grandson, Caleb Nally of Bardstown; sister, Geneva Mudd of Springfield; and brother, Joe (Mary) Mudd of Springfield.

Her prayer service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Rev. Jason Harris and Rev. Michael Martin will be officiating. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday May 21, 2020.

Memorial contributions may go to Flaget Cancer Center.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed May 27, 2020)