Our Obituaries

Bertha Alice Martin

January 25, 1928 - January 20, 2018

Bertha Alice Martin, 89, of South Louisville passed from this life on Saturday January 20, 2018. She was born on January 25, 1928 in Butler County KY to the late George and Helen (Meredith) Willis. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her Husband, William Martin; a son, Jerry Martin; and a grandson, Todd Martin. Left to...
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Evelyn Dean Spalding

August 23, 1937 - January 17, 2018

Evelyn Dean Spalding, 80, of South Louisville passed from this life on January 17, 2018. She was born on August 23, 1937 to the late Bernard and Mary (Lange) Smith. She was a retired florist. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Spalding. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Cannon and 3 grandchildren. Cremation of the remains was chosen. The family is...
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Shirley Ann Barnes

July 17, 1928 - January 16, 2018

Shirley Ann Barnes, 89, of Louisville passed from this life on Tuesday January 16, 2018. Shirley was born on July 17, 1928 to the late John and Iva (Best) Ward. She was a member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, (St. Helen's) and a retired tutor for the JCPS. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Barnes, Sr.; a sister, Marilyn Straub; a brother,...
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Floy C. Smith Cunningham

February 7, 1936 - January 15, 2018

Floy C. Smith Cunningham, 81, of Louisville passed from this life on Monday January 15, 2018 at her home. She was born on February 7, 1936 in Butler County KY to the late Joe and Nokie (Heath) Kessinger. She was a member of Arcade Avenue Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, James Smith. Left to cherish her memory is her second husband,...
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Richard Louis Dotson

January 15, 1940 - January 3, 2018

Richard Louis Dotson, 77, passed away on January 3, 2018, twelve days shy of his birthday, with his wife, Wendy, at his side. He was the only child of Carl and Eunice Dotson. He graduated from Manual High School and the University of Louisville with a Master of Science in Community Development degree.Richard rose through the ranks of the Louisville Police Department to become Chief in January,...
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Jack Wilbur Hunt

September 12, 1932 - January 3, 2018

Jack Wilbur Hunt, 85, entered into rest on January 3, 2018. He was retired from sales and management with Western-Southern Life Insurance Company. Mr. Hunt was a Navy Veteran, serving from 1950 until 1954. He was a member of Kenwood Heights Christian Church and a native of Carothersville, MO. Mr. Hunt was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Cecil Mae Hunt, in June 2017. He is survived...
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Robert Vernon Brindle

March 16, 1942 - December 30, 2017

Robert Vernon Brindle, Jr., was born on March 16, 1942 in Middleboro, MA. to the late Robert Brindle, Sr. and Patricia (Redman) Brindle, and passed from this life on December 30, 2017. He died with all the sacraments of the Catholic Church and had a great devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mr. Brindle was a Medical Hypnotherapist, a member of Saint Benedict Catholic Church (Society of St. Pius...
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Mary Ann Goforth

October 3, 1948 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Leon Thurman Chevalier

April 28, 1937 - December 25, 2017

Leon T. Chevalier, 80, of South Louisville was born on April 28, 1937 to the late Leon J. and Emma (Smith) Chevalier and passed from this life on December 25, 2017. Mr. Chevalier was a loyal employee of Korrect Optical, and was a member of the National Rifle Association. "Leon lived life his way". Left to cherish his memory is his partner Shirley Shouse; daughters, Stephanie Lamb (Rob), Denise...
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Thomas Dwayne Hanna

July 24, 1960 - December 22, 2017

Thomas Dwayne Hanna age 57 of Louisville, Kentucky passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.Mr. Hanna was born July 24, 1960 in Louisville, Kentucky a son of Shirley Hanna and the late Thomas Lee Hanna.Dwayne had worked in the Oklahoma oil fields for 5 years, and worked for Perkins Environmental for several years. He loved riding motorcycles, and working...
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Mildred Minnie Kleinholter

December 1, 1916 - December 22, 2017

Mildred M. Kleinholter was born on December 1, 1916 in Louisville to the late William and Gertrude (Tanner) Zirnheld and passed from this life on Friday December 22, 2017. Mrs. Kleinholter was retired from the old American Standard where she worked for 30 years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Kleinholter; and a daughter, Betty Jean Reece. Left to...
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Evelyn Irene Wright

April 14, 1927 - December 21, 2017

Evelyn Irene Wright, 90, was born on April 14, 1927 in Warren County KY to the late Limmie and Bessie (Hudson) Hines and passed from this life on December 21, 2017. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; and a son, Stevie Wright. Left to cherish her memory is a daughter, Vickie Adair; a sister, Mae Klein; a brother, Robert Hines; 3 grandchildren and 7 great...
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Jesse Woodrow Johnson

July 27, 1940 - December 20, 2017

Jesse Woodrow Johnson, Jr., was born on July 27, 1940 to the late Jesse Woodrow Johnson Sr. and Donnie Lee Barnes and passed from this life on Wednesday December 20, 2017 at his home in Bowling Green. Left to cherish his memory is a sister Rita Mulkins (Bill); a niece, Jessica Sigman (Doug Filben); and a great nephew, Thomas Sigman. He is also survived by his Bowling Green family the management...
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Eula Mae Hill

June 15, 1920 - December 11, 2017

Eula Mae Hill, 97, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 11. She was born in Adair County on June 15, 1920, to the late Stanley and Susie (Maupin) Flatt. Eula was a lay minister for the Church of God for over 50 years and spent many hours every week teaching Bible classes and visiting nursing homes. She was a devoted member of the Church of God Dixie Valley. Eula was no stranger to work and...
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Norman Gary Dennis

July 10, 1954 - December 8, 2017

Norman Gary Dennis, 63, of Louisville passed from this life on December 8, 2017.Left to cherish his memory is a brother Douglas Dennis; a sister Linda Hickerson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A service to celebrate Norman's life will be held at 11 am Wednesday at the Hazelwood Chapel at Hazelwood Hospital, 1800 Bluegrass Avenue with interment to follow in Louisville Memorial Gardens...
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Mary Lucille Simpson

February 24, 1925 - November 24, 2017

Mary Lucille Simpson "Weegie", 92, of South Louisville was born on February 24, 1925 to the late Jesse and Mary (Moore) Crawford and passed from this life on Friday November 24, 2017 at Baptist Health. Mary was a retired waitress for the old Merry Go Round for several years. She was preceded in death by a grand daughter, Sally; and grandsons, Daniel and Joseph. Left to cherish her memory is...
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Ella Lee Dennison

January 3, 1925 - November 24, 2017

Ella Lee Dennison, 92, was born on January 3, 1925 in Short Creek, KY to the late Robert Judson and Cora (Craig) Fentress and passed from this life on Friday November 24, 2017 at the Masonic Home. Mrs. Dennison was a retired meat packer for Fisher Packing Co. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Eugene Dennison. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Kevin Dennison (Ellen);...
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Edward Joseph Duffy

March 12, 1927 - November 10, 2017

Edward Joseph Duffy, 90, of Louisville was born on March 12, 1927 in New Orleans, LA to the late Edward James and Ruth Mary (Dunn) Duffy, and passed from this life on Friday November 10, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. Mr. Duffy was retired from L G & E, was a member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church for over 70 years and an Army Veteran of World War II. Mr. Duffy...
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William Donald King

February 4, 1935 - November 6, 2017

William Donald "Bill" King, 82, Louisville, KY, died on Monday, November 6, 2017, nine months after his beloved wife Frances Bryan King died. Born on February 4, 1935, he grew up near Churchill Downs and graduated from Male High School.Bill's generous heart loved everyone he met. No children of his own, he married a woman with three daughters. Not only did he survive them, he became their ...
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Wayne E. Hotseller

August 24, 1946 - November 2, 2017

Hotseller, Wayne Eugene, 71, passed away on November 2. He was born on August, 24, 1946 to the late Joseph and Mary (Dobkins) Hotseller. After graduating from high school, he joined the Army and served from 1968-1972. He retired from General Electric after 35 years. Wayne was a member of South Louisville Christian Church and was someone who never met a stranger and was available to help anyone in...
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Bruce Wayne Fenwick

October 1, 1955 - October 25, 2017

Bruce Wayne Fenwick, 62, of Louisville passed from this life on Wednesday October 25, 2017. Bruce was a retired pipefitter with Local 502 and a member of Alcoholics Anonymous. He was preceded in death by his mother, Christeen Anderson Fenwick. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Nancy Countiss Fenwick; a daughter, Heather Kinnaird (Tommy); sons, Brian Fenwick (Amanda), and Tyler Fenwick;...
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Gerald Shelby Browning

November 4, 1936 - October 22, 2017

Gerald Shelby (Jerry) Browning, 80, was born on November 4, 1936 to the late William Shelby and Vernon (Willis) Browning, and passed from this life on October 22, 2017. Jerry was a retired minister and a former associate with Dignity Memorial. Left to cherish his memories are his daughters, Bethany Calvo Buides, Michelle Browning, Becky Browning, and Mari Risley; a son, Michael Browning;...
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Ruth Stuecker

March 4, 1925 - October 17, 2017

Ruth U. Stuecker, 92, died Tuesday evening at St. Matthew's Care Center. She was a retiree from Walgreens where she worked for over 40 years. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Stuecker and seven brothers and sisters. Left to cherish her memory are her children Joe Stuecker (Marty), Bob Stuecker, and Ruth Ann Manion; her grandchildren Theresa Sutton (Matt), Greg O'Bryant (Brooke),...
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Richard Louis Quire

September 15, 1939 - October 16, 2017

Richard L. Quire, Sr., of Elizabeth, IN was born on September 15, 1939 to the late Carl and Elizabeth (O'Brian) Quire, and passed away on October 16, 2017. Richard was a huge Tony Stewart fan and staunch University of Louisville supporter.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Deborah Quire; a daughter Loretta Skaggs; and a grandson, little Ricky Quire.Left...
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John Richard Burnett

June 21, 1959 - October 14, 2017

John Richard "Ricky" Burnett, 58, was born on June 21, 1959 in Louisville, and passed from this life on October 14, 2017. Mr. Burnett was a retired teamster with Local 89, and an Army Veteran. Ricky was an avid lover of history, U of L Basketball and fishing. He was a devoted husband and a very good friend. He will be dearly missed by all who truly knew his kind soul. Ricky was a great...
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John Clarence Elswick

May 26, 1935 - October 12, 2017

John Clarence Elswick, 82, was born on May 26, 1935 to the late Clarence Granville and Ruby Lee (Hendricks) Elswick and passed from this life on October 12, 2017. Mr. Elswick was a former construction superintendent and an Air Force veteran. He is survived by a son Jon Elswick, and many extended family members. Funeral services for Mr. Elswick will be held at noon on Tuesday October 17, 2017...
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Mary Viola Drake

November 5, 1928 - October 11, 2017

Mary Viola Drake, 88, was born on November 5, 1928 in Peoria, IL. to the late Charles and Viola Davis, and passed from this life on October 11, 2017. Mary was retired from the Phillip Morris Co. and a former volunteer for the Home of the Innocents. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Drake. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Judy Bryant; a son,...
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Cora Lee Mitchell

February 9, 1922 - October 9, 2017

Cora Lee Mitchell (Hubbard), 95, died Monday, October 9, 2017, at Park Terrace Health Campus, Louisville, Kentucky. A beloved family matriarch, she was a native of Bell County, Kentucky, the wife of a Navy Veteran of World War II, a Member of the Order of Eastern Star Fairdale Chapter 153 and Valley Station Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, George E. Mitchell...
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Nettie Alberta Newton

July 7, 1923 - October 5, 2017

Newton, Nettie Alberta (Rafferty), 94 (21), of Louisville, passed away Thursday, October 5. She was born on July 7, 1923, in Taylor County to the late Elliot and Erma Rafferty. Nettie is preceded in death by her husband Gilbert Newton; a daughter, Sue Barnett, and several brothers and sisters. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Ronald Newton (Barbara); 4 grandchildren, Stephen Barnett (Becky...
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Leon Garrett

February 19, 1947 - October 1, 2017

Leon Garrett, 70, of South Louisville was born on February 19, 1947 in Louisville to the late Junie and Winnifred (Dunn) Garrett and passed from this life on October 1, 2017. Leon was employed by Papa John's as a delivery person, and was in charge of the maintenance for the Kidz Club; he also was a member of AA for 26 years. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence, Lonnie and...
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Norma Virginia Tiller

March 13, 1920 - September 26, 2017

Norma (Sister) Lutz Tiller, 97, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her home with her family in attendance. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Tiller and her parents, William and Maggie Lutz. She was born and grew up in Pewee Valley, KY. Survivors include her three children, Anne Tiller Jackel (Warren), Linda Tiller, and Karen Tiller Clark (Edward), four grandchildren, Bruce...
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Kizzie Nell Perry

August 16, 1924 - September 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Nadine Areatta Uphold

March 26, 1936 - September 25, 2017

Nadine Areatta Uphold, 81, of Louisville was born on March 26, 1936 in Portland, OR., to the late Earl and Caroline (Scott) Hewitt and passed from this life on September 26, 2017. Nadine was a retired Certified Nursing Assistant for Spaid Nursing Service. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Uphold; a son, David Uphold; and a daughter, Debra Wright. ...
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Rafeal Rodriguez

April 19, 1947 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Eunice Rose Bond

January 4, 1930 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Mary Darlene Blandford

January 25, 1944 - September 19, 2017

Mary Darlene Blandford, 73, of Louisville was born on January 25, 1944 to the late Arthur and Dorris (Bachman) Wieber, and passed from this life on September 19, 2017. Mary was preceded in death by her companion, Arthur Lee Baker; a brother, Butch Wieber and a sister, Joyce "Tiny" Wieber. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Kenneth Wayne Blandford; daughters, Tara Baker and Tracy...
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Anthony Coble

July 8, 1956 - September 18, 2017

Coble, Anthony "Tony", 61, of Louisville was born on July 8, 1956 to the late Robert and Bertha (Reynolds) Coble, and passed from this life surrounded by his family on September 18, 2017. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 42 years, the former Kathleen Bradshaw; his children, Angie Hawkins (Jason), Lisa Burt (Mike), Toni Coble, Robbie Coble; grandchildren, Kirsten Gosselin and...
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Donald Purkey Hendrix

March 1, 1965 - September 16, 2017

[BRUCE] DONALD PURKEY HENDRIX March 1, 1965-September 16, 2017 Known since elementary school as Bruce, when he and a friend decided to rename themselves, Hendrix is survived by his mother, Shirley Purkey Hendrix, and sister, Holly A.H. Brinegar, both of Williamstown, KY, his father, Donald E. Hendrix of Oak Ridge, TN, and his girlfriend, Sharon Moore, of Jeffersontown, KY. He is also survived by...
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Edgar Alfred Caple, Jr.

June 8, 1945 - September 14, 2017

Edgar A. Caple, Jr., 72, of Louisville was born on June 8, 1945 to the late Edgar A. Sr., and Stella (Willett) Caple, and passed from this life on September 14, 2017. Mr. Caple was a member of Shively Baptist Church, was a lover of classic cars, and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Left to cherish his memories is a sister and "brother", Kathy and Gary Mullalley; step daughters,...
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Helen Ruth Breeden

February 20, 1925 - September 14, 2017

Helen Ruth Breeden, 92, of Southern Louisville peacefully passed from this life on September 14, 2017 at Hosparus of Norton Hospital. She worked for International Harvester and PNC Bank, and was a 40 year member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. Mrs. Breeden was preceded in death by her husband, Cotton Breeden; an infant daughter, Sandra Louise Breeden, and a brother, Curtis Ray Young. Mrs....
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Betty Jean Reece

March 13, 1935 - September 14, 2017

Betty Jean Reece, 82, of South Louisville was born on March 13, 1935 in Louisville to the late Charles and Mildred (Zirnheld) Borgel, and passed from this life on Thursday September 14, 2017. Betty was a member of the Rutledge Road Baptist Church. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 63 years Melvin Reece; her mother, Mildred Kleinholter; a daughter Ginger Whitehouse; sons, Melvin Reece...
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Wanda Mae Reynolds

March 8, 1932 - September 1, 2017

Wanda Mae Reynolds, 85, was born on March 8, 1932 to the late William and Bertha (Sullivan) Johnson, and passed from this life on September 1, 2017. She was retired as a teacher's assistant, a member of the Rat Racers, South Central LIFT, and a longtime member of St. James Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Reynolds; a daughter, Kathy Lynn Turner; a brother, Elmo...
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Doris Rose Bohannon

December 2, 1925 - August 30, 2017

Doris Rose Bohannon, 91, was born on December 2, 1925 to the late Edward and Lillian (Fey) Luken, and passed from this life on Wednesday August 30, 2017. Doris was retired from Byerly Ford and a longtime member of St. Helen Catholic Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband Joseph Bohannon. Left to cherish her memory is her daughters, Carol Cantrell, Linda Larimore, and Donna...
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Morris Edwin Taylor

September 1, 1959 - August 28, 2017

Morris Edwin "Moe" Taylor, 57, of Louisville passed away at his home peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer. Moe was employed at Kelley Construction. His favorite passion was spending time with his nieces and nephews and extended family, he also enjoyed horse racing, fishing, spending time at the family farm in Cub Run, and countless hours working with the Special Olympics Softball...
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Julie Lucy Abbott

October 24, 1923 - August 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Haidar Ghaleb Laghawi

March 19, 1974 - August 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Debra Kay Roller

September 9, 1954 - August 15, 2017

Debra Kay Roller, 62, of South Louisville was born on September 9, 1954 In Hodgenville, KY to the late Arvil and June (Wheeler) Wilson and passed from this life on August 15, 2017. Debra was a retired employee of AT & T, and a member of Ormsby Height Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her life companion, Mike Stasko, and a brother, Barry Wilson. Left to cherish here memories are...
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Ruth Evelyn Darbro

November 17, 1921 - August 4, 2017

Ruth Evelyn Darbro, 95, was born on November 17, 1921 to the late John and Nora (Pennington) Simms, and passed from this life on August 4, 2017. Mrs. Darbro was a member of the 9th & O Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Orville Blanton Darbro. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Brent Darbro; a sister, Alice Elam; a grandson, Kent Darbro (Jennifer); and 3 great...
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Alberta Walker

September 30, 1921 - August 2, 2017

Alberta Walker, 95, was born on September 30, 1921 in Hazard, KY to the late Floyd and Mary Elizabeth (Deaton) Stidham, and passed from this life on August 2, 2017. She was retired from General Electric. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Aster Walker, and a daughter, Mary Ann Ray. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Kenneth Walker and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins; and...
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Coline H. Gibson

May 1, 1914 - August 2, 2017

Coline H. Gibson, 103, died Wednesday August 2, 2017. She was born May 1, 1914 in Clinton Co., KY to the late Sherd and Belle Hay. She was a member of Broadway Church of the Nazarene for 64 years until its closure. She was very active in this church serving in various departments. Currently she is a member of Grace Community Church of the Nazarene. Mrs. Gibson taught 9 years in a one room...
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Connie Lewis Kelty

November 25, 1959 - August 1, 2017

Connie (Lewis) Kelty, 57, died peacefully on Tuesday August 1, 2017. She was a native of Louisville, born to the late Samuel L. and Martha D. (Walters) Lewis. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Elizabeth Spies and Rebecca Sauer and a niece, Martha Jean Logsdon. Connie spent some of her early years in Hart County and attended high school there. Returning to...
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Hannah Belle Glidewell

May 29, 1925 - July 23, 2017

Hannah Belle (Wray) Glidewell passed away at home on Sunday July 23, 2017. She was born on May 29, 1925 to the late Bradley and Hettie Ferguson Wray. She was retired from Cissell Manufacturing and attended Southside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by infant brothers Bradley Russell and Kelsy Lee Wray; an infant sister, Flossie Wray; a brother, Jesse Wray of Georgia; and a sister Mae...
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Ruth Susan Hardy

March 23, 1925 - July 19, 2017

Ruth Susan Hardy, 92, was born on March 23, 1925 in Louisville to the late John and Florence (Brucker) Mikesell, and passed from this life on Wednesday July 19, 2017. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, the scripture study group and was a retired buyer for the Hazelwood Hospital. Also preceding her in death was her husband Earl Hardy; 2 great great grandchildren, and a daughter...
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Elmer Paul Huber

May 4, 1923 - July 19, 2017

Elmer Paul Huber, 94, of South Louisville was born on May 4, 1923 to the late Albert and Mary Huber, and passed from this life on July 19, 2017. Mr. Huber was a retired truck driver for Chevron Oil, a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years, Ethel Huber; 5 brothers, a sister in-law, Nellie Hagan...
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Arnulfo Abrigo Marroquin

December 15, 1973 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Virginia Sue Grace

April 20, 1925 - July 14, 2017

GRACE, Virginia Sue, 92, passed away on Friday, July 14. She was born in Muldraugh, Kentucky on April 20, 1925, to the late Lionel and Catherine (Chappell) Goodman. In 1951, Virginia married Robert Grace, a sailor in the United States Navy, and spent the next 36 years with him until his death in 1987. She was very proud of his service and very passionate about her love and support for the U.S....
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Martha May Boone

May 9, 1929 - July 8, 2017

Martha Mae Boone, was born on May 9, 1929 in Akron, Ohio to the late Hilery and Cecilia (Stengel) Hedges Stewart and passed from this life on Saturday July 8, 2017. She was a retired employee of Norton Healthcare where she worked for 40 years, and a member of St. Brigid Catholic Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her children, Kevin, Lloyd, Bobby and Beth Boone; and...
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Mildred Frances Salgren

June 27, 1927 - July 8, 2017

Mildred "Millie" (Powers) Shown Salgren, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2017. She was 90 years old. She was preceded in death by her mother, Emma Garrison Powers, her father Oren D. Powers, her sisters Helen Powers Raymer and Betty Powers Mottilla, her first husband and father of her children, Thomas T. Shown, Sr., and her second husband Woodrow Keil Salgren. She leaves behind one daughter...
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Doris Annalee Leffler

March 5, 1936 - July 6, 2017

Doris Annalee Leffler, Anna joined her husband Jimmy and daughter LeeAnn in heaven on July 6th, 2017. She was born on March 5th, 1936. She leaves behind her children Rick, Mike, Jack, Amy, Joe, Chuck, Jerry, and Lesa, 19 grandchildren, 14 great and great, great grandchildren.Anna was a caregiver for most of her life. She worked at Hazelwood with handicapped children for years and later...
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John E. Farmer

February 1, 1934 - July 2, 2017

Farmer, John Edward, Jr. (Eddie), 83, went to his heavenly home on July 2, 2017, with his family by his side. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Annetta (Crump) Farmer. He was an amazing father to his two children, John E. Farmer, III (Nancy) and Lynette Farmer Buckman, and they will miss him dearly. "Popaw" cherished his five grandsons, DJ Nichols, Trevor Nichols, Ryan...
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Edward L. Schmitt

July 25, 1943 - June 28, 2017

Schmitt, Edward L., 73, entered into eternal glory on Wednesday, June 28. He was born on July 25, 1943 to the late Clarence and Lillian (Scherer) Schmitt. He graduated from Dupont Manual High School in 1962 and went on to work as an industrial millwright for Corhart Refractories for 39 years. Edward was a member of Larchmont Church of God and Masonic Lodge 951. Left to cherish his memory is his...
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Cecil Mae Hunt

February 25, 1936 - June 28, 2017

Hunt, Cecil Mae, 81, was born on February 25, 1936 in Caruthersville, MO., to the late Lawrence M. and Willie Mae (Brown) Bullington and passed from this life on June 28, 2017. She was a member of the Kenwood Heights Christian Church. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 63 years, Jack Hunt; sons; Michael Hunt (Carlotta), Scott Hunt; daughters, Cindy McCauley (Bob), and Betty De Loof ...
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Marcella Louise Patterson

October 24, 1921 - June 26, 2017

Marcella Louise Patterson, 95, was born on October 24, 1921 to the late George and Selma (Lortz) Birkelbach, and passed from this life on June 26, 2017. She was a retired employee of Henry Vogt Machine Co., and a member of Victory Memorial Baptist Church. Left to cherish her memory is a daughter, Kathryn Powers (Glynn); a granddaughter, Kristina Bartley (Wayne Graham); niece, Karen Ranney ...
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William Frank Martin

November 24, 1935 - June 18, 2017

William Frank Martin Jr., 81, of Jeffersonville, IN passed peacefully from this life on Sunday (Father's Day), June 18, 2017, with his daughter, Ann Marie, at his side in Wheat Ridge, CO. Will was born on November 24, 1935, in Big Spring, Texas to William Frank Martin, Sr. and Verna Earline (Kinard) Martin. He graduated from Big Spring HS in Texas in 1954. He received a BA in History from...
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Edwin J. Basham

August 16, 1924 - June 18, 2017

Edwin J. Basham, 92, of Louisville was born on August 16, 1924 to the late Audie J. and Anna Mae (Shaffer) Basham and passed from this life on Sunday June 18, 2017. Mr. Basham was a retired mechanic. During his career he worked for General Automotive supply, and was a former owner of a gas station and Ed's Automotive Machine shop. He was a member of Atwood Wesleyan Methodist Church. After his...
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Raphy Raphael Bradshaw

November 6, 1952 - June 15, 2017

Bradshaw, Raphy, 64, of Louisville, passed away on Thursday, June 15. He was a proud U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate and served during the Vietnam War. As Raphy would say: "There's no Shaw like a Bradshaw"!He is preceded in death by his father, Ralph and siblings Mike and Sandy. Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Elizabeth; siblings Danny, Diane, David, Kathy, Bibby, Beverly; and a host of...
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Martha Jean Smith

February 22, 1923 - June 15, 2017

Smith, Martha Jean, 94, of Louisville passed away Thursday, June 15. She was the former Martha Jean Kline and a member of SS. Simon and Jude Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Carlos G. Smith, infant son Billy, parents Wm. Lloyd Kline and Edna Steier Kline, and a sister Mary C. Riley.She is survived by her sons Gerald A. Smith and Robert W. Smith; daughter...
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Marilyn Jean Roehrig

April 3, 1927 - June 9, 2017

Marilyn Jean Roehrig, 90, of Louisville was born on Sunday April 3, 1927 in Detroit, MI., to the late John and Helen (Burns) Anderson and passed from this life on Friday June 9, 2017 at Brookdale Assisted Living. She was a longtime member of Faith Lutheran Church. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Clarence Roehrig, Jr. Left to cherish her...
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Sylvia Joyce Tomerlin

February 8, 1937 - June 3, 2017

Tomerlin, Sylvia Joyce, 80, passed away on June 3. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Pete Tomerlin and her daughter, Peggie Cecil. Left to cherish her memory are her three children; Paul Cecil (Sherry), Patti Chapman (Tinker), Tracy Cecil; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers; Billy Hammons and Jacks Hammons.Joyce's visitation will be on Tuesday from 2-8 pm at...
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Irba Bruce Riggs

January 17, 1938 - May 30, 2017

RIGGS, Irba Bruce passed away at his home in Louisville on May 30. He was retired from Brown and Williamson after 30 years as a fork lift operator. Mr. Riggs was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; a son, Bruce Riggs; and a daughter, Brenda Humphrey.Left to cherish his memory are his 4 grandchildren, David Humphrey, Damien Riggs (Amy), Dana Humphrey, and Courtney Riggs; and 4 great-grandchildren...
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James Thomas Metcalfe

June 10, 1928 - May 30, 2017

METCALFE, James, T. "PaPaw", passed away at his home on May 30th surrounded by his family. He was born June 10, 1928 in Louisville, KY to the late Wiliam V. Metcalfe and Frances Zelma McClure. On September 10, 1945, He married his wife, Dorothy J. Metcalfe, who preceded him in death. At the age of 17, he joined the Navy, serving in both World War II (Sea Bees 1946) and Korean War in 1951. Mr....
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Donn Edward Sapp

September 12, 1953 - May 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Brenda Joyce Bonnell

June 1, 1941 - May 21, 2017

Brenda Joyce Bonnell, was born in Charleston, WV, June 1, 1941, and passed from this life on Sunday May 21, 2017. Preceded in death by her mom and dad Cliff and Juanita Moon. Daughter Teresa Smith. Survived by her companion, Jerry Decker; children, Chuck Jones, Keith Smith, Christy Smith (William), Allen Bonnell (Robin). Grandchildren: Caroline, Christopher, Tara, Rachel, Noah; And 3 great...
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Marjorie E. Wolff

July 1, 1922 - May 11, 2017

Marjorie E. Wolff, 94, was born on July 1, 1922 in Larue county Kentucky to the late Owen and Verda (Preston) Dunn and passed from this life on May 11, 2017 at the Christian Health Center. Marjorie was a longtime member of Camden Avenue - South Louisville Christian Church and enjoyed volunteering at South Louisville Community Ministries, Summerfield Manor, and St. Mary & Elizabeth thrift...
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Cheri Lee Masters

January 15, 1962 - May 10, 2017

Cheri Lee Masters, 55, was born on January 15, 1962 in Louisville to the late William Vetter and Joann Davis Vetter, and passed from this life on May 10, 2017. She was a former employee of Rev-A-Shelf company. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Norman Ray Masters; her mother, Joann Vetter; daughters, Sandra Ray Masters and Kim Masters; sons, Marty and Scotty Masters; a sister Vickie...
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Doris Jean Reed

December 1, 1953 - May 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Martha Rose Bugg

August 19, 1929 - April 29, 2017

Bugg, Martha Rose, 89, was born on August 19, 1927 in Louisville to the late Edwin and Emma (Leuenberger) Meyer, and passed from this life on April 29, 2017. Martha was a retired employee of the Kroger Company and a member of Epiphany United Methodist Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ermon T. Bugg; and sons, Bennie and John Kendall. Left to cherish her memory is a sister,...
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Willa Scoggins

December 26, 1929 - April 26, 2017

Willa "Jean" Scoggins, 87, of South Louisville was born on December 26, 1929 in Warren County KY to the late Ernest and Ruby Vaughn Greer, and passed from this life on April 26, 2017. Jean was a retired employee of Louisville Blueprint Co., a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary #6182, and a longtime member of Walnut Street Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death...
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Lendon Howard Manar

August 15, 1943 - April 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Maurice Carpenter

January 17, 1933 - April 16, 2017

Maurice Carpenter, Jr., 84, formerly of Louisville passed from this life on Sunday April 16, 2017 at his home in Knoxville, GA. Mr. Carpenter was retired from Brown & Williamson in Louisville and Macon, GA. after 34 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice Carpenter, Sr. and Sophia Lutes Carpenter; five sisters, Louise Lawson, Virginia Sutherland, Lois Jean Jordan,...
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Sharon L. Aubrey

March 4, 1949 - April 10, 2017

Sharon L. Aubrey, 68, was born in Louisville, KY on March 4, 1949 to the late Theodore and Eva (Elrod) Gibbs and passed from this life on April 10, 2017. She was a former employee of Pinkerton Security Services and was proud to have a K-9 dog. Sharon was an avid bowler and enjoyed league bowling with her sisters and mother, she also enjoyed traveling to buy and sell antiques. In addition to...
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Alisha Starr Orr

June 13, 1979 - April 4, 2017

Orr, Alisha Starr, 37, was born on June 13, 1979 in Louisville to Michael and Suzette Orr, and passed from this life on April 4, 2017. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Wilbur and Mary Miller and Ramon Orr. Left to cherish her memory is a daughter, Harmony Brown; her mother Suzette Orr; her father, Michael Orr; a sister Melanie Orr; her boyfriend Troy Stewart; and many aunts, uncles,...
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Allicia F. Johnson

October 11, 1952 - April 2, 2017

Johnson, Allicia Francene,64, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017.She was born October 11, 1952, the daughter of Ernest and Agnes Adams.A lifelong Louisville resident, she attended Louisville Public Schools and graduated from Central High School in 1970.Reared in the Catholic faith, Allicia attended and was confirmed at St. Augustine Catholic Church. In later years, she united with St. Stephen...
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Jerry Lynn Beard

August 3, 1934 - March 30, 2017

.Jerry Lynn Beard, 82, was born on August 3, 1934 in Greenville, KY to the late Arthur and Dorothy (Ford) Beard and returned to his heavenly Father on March 30, 2017. Mr. Beard was retired from Riverport Imaging Inc. (formerly Standard Gravure) after 43 years, and graduated with a bachelor's and master's degree from the Louisville Bible College. He was a retired minister with the Christian...
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Louis Hansen Burden

May 25, 1932 - March 25, 2017

Louis Hansen Burden, 84, of Louisville was born on May 25, 1932 in Beaver Dam Kentucky to the late Wavy and Lillie (Butler) Burden, and passed from this life on March 25, 2017. He was a retired employee for Brown & Williamson, a longtime member of Shively Baptist Church, an Army veteran, and a active member of the Alumni Association of Campbellsville University where he attended college. He...
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Michael Joseph Carroll

May 11, 1968 - March 24, 2017

Michael Joseph Carroll, 48, was born on May 11, 1968 in Louisville, KY, and passed from this life on March 24, 2017. Michael was a heavy equipment operator for Koetter Construction Company, a catholic by faith, and an Army veteran. Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Denise Terhune; a son, Nicholas Carroll; step children, David Terhune, Kayla Hunter, and Glenn Gruny; father Jeffrey Carroll...
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Roberta Wells

June 12, 1929 - March 21, 2017

Roberta Wells, 87, of South Louisville was born on June 12, 1929 in Hardin Co., KY to the late, Arvil and Mayme (Hart) Hicks and entered into eternal glory on Tuesday March 21, 2017. Roberta was a faithful member of Southside Baptist Church, and was well known for her love for candy and desserts. She was an avid gardener having cultivated a "Bleeding Heart" plant that her mother had given her...
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Beulah Elaine Brown

February 25, 1930 - March 20, 2017

Beulah Elaine Brown, 87, formally of Fairdale, Kentucky and Brandenburg, Kentucky passed into eternal peace and rest surrounded by overwhelming love and spirit on March 20, 2017 at Bell Oaks Place in Newburgh, Indiana. She was born to Jesse John Bowles, Sr. and Aline Filitis Peake and grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. She married Manuel Lee Brown, Sr. at age 15 and as a teen, she worked serving in...
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Jon English Whitfield

June 28, 1959 - March 16, 2017

Jon English Whitfield, 57, of South Louisville was born on June 28, 1959 in Elizabethtown, KY., and passed from this life on March 16, 2017. He was a retired driver for UPS, loved the outdoors where he enjoyed boating, and horse racing and was a big UK basketball fan. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosina (Russell) Whitfield; a step son, Larry Wayne DeVore; and a brother, Jerry Alan...
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Anna Louise Martin

August 15, 1927 - March 15, 2017

Martin, Anna Louise (Magel), 89, was born on August 15, 1927 in Louisville to the late Philipp and Clara (Schneider) Magel, and passed from this life on March 15, 2017 at the Norton Pavilion Hosparus. Anna was a lifetime member of St. James Church (formerly St. James United Church of Christ), and worked for many years as a CPA assistant for Louis T. Roth & Co. Left to cherish her memory is...
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DeMarcus DaVone Everett

April 9, 2001 - March 6, 2017

DeMarcus "Manny" Davone Everett, II was the second child born to Deauanna and DeMarcus D. Everett, Iin Louisville, Kentucky on April 9, 2001 at Norton Hospital.Manny was very courageous and a big jokester! He really enjoyed sports and was a very popular young man. He was loved by everyone who knew him. Manny was a natural born athlete from the time he was able to walk and talk! He loved playing...
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William Herbert Watts

November 21, 1951 - March 5, 2017

Watts, William Herbert, 66, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017. The son of Curtis and Louise Downs, he was born on November 21, 1951. In his early years, William loved dressing up and eating out with family and friends. At the end of his life, William's love and time was devoted to his grandbabies. He was a meat and potatoes kind of guy and loved to be outside standing over a grill,...
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Eugene G. Roche

June 17, 1925 - February 24, 2017

Eugene was the oldest active licensed horseman in Kentucky. He was one of the top grooms on the Kentucky circuit, being best known for the grooming and handling of "Master Derby" winner of the 100th Preakness Stakes in 1975. He also rubbed top horses; "Run Dusty Run", "Bob's Dusty", "Golden Derby " , Smiley's Dream", "Five Star General" and "Spruce Needles". He handled "Dark Mirage", 1957 winner...
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Margie Cummins

October 12, 1936 - February 17, 2017

Margie Nell "Nana" Cummins, 80, of South Louisville was born on October 12, 1936 in Metcalf County Kentucky to the late Elzie and Violet (Morgan) Jessie and passed from this life on February 17, 2017. Mrs. Cummins was a retired supervisor for the Hazelwood Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. Cummins; sister and brother in-laws, Marie Jolly (Richard), Dusty Stevens ...
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Lola Parmon

October 6, 1917 - February 16, 2017

Lola "Sissy" (Bailey) Parmon, 99, of Louisville was born on October 6, 1917 in Corbin, KY. to the late David and Arlean (Harkins) Bailey, and passed from this life on February 16, 2017. She was a member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church, and the O.E.S. Southern Star chapter 154. She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Russell Parmon. Left to cherish her memory is a sister Doris Barton;...
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Theresa Jo Vaught

August 5, 1955 - February 15, 2017

Theresa Jo Vaught, 61, of South Louisville was born on August 5, 1955 to the late Victor and Helen Bernice (Thomas) Garrett and passed from this life on February 15, 2017. She was a former elementary school teacher and retired as a registered nurse for Jewish Hospital. She met the love of her life and future husband Robert A. Vaught, Sr. when she was 13 and he was 15. They shared 48 years of...
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Geneva Inez Stewart

July 19, 1924 - February 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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Rose Marie Elzy

February 6, 1928 - February 10, 2017

Rose Marie Elzy, 89, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, February 10, 2017. She is a Louisville native, born to the late Walter and Ethel Harlan. Rose is preceded in death by her husband Rudolph Elzy and twin sister Ruby Little. She is survived by her children; Louis Martin, Brenda Fry, and Paula Varvel; and a brother Walter Earl Harlan.Visitation will be at Arch L. Heady and Son...
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Gloria Mae Peterson

May 28, 1934 - February 5, 2017

Gloria Mae Peterson, 83, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017. She was born in Minnesota on May 28, 1934 to the late Walter Ford and Leonora Ford (Lubinski). She is also preceded in death by a sister; Esther Katsch.Gloria leaves behind her husband of nearly 61 years, Raymond Peterson; children, Raymond W. Peterson, Alexis Peterson, and Steve Peterson (Kimberly); 3 grandchildren, Maverick Peterson...
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Dorothy Belle Craven

September 3, 1928 - February 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Louisville, KY.
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