Our Obituaries

Kathie Eileen Transue

January 15, 1948 - January 26, 2018

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Sharon Kay Higgason

March 24, 1960 - January 23, 2018

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Jackie Leon Morris

April 29, 1934 - January 23, 2018

Morris, Jackie Leon, 83, of Louisville, passed away surrounded by family on January 23, 2018. Born April 29, 1934 in Olney, TX, Jack was the oldest son of Earl and Cleo Morris. He had 5 brothers and sisters. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Marilyn, his brother Gordon, his grandson Michael and former son-in-law Jim. Jack is survived by his four children: Jan Durbin ...
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Ruby Jean Brown

December 10, 1929 - January 22, 2018

Ruby Jean Brown, 88, of Louisville passed away Monday, January 22, 2018.She was born December 10, 1929 in Springfield, KY, the daughter of Joseph Patrick and Mary Cassie (Murphy) Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Y. Brown, Jr.; siblings, Elizabeth Irene, Joseph Harold "Bud", Frances Thelma and John William "J.W."; and a great-granddaughter, Grace Rian.Ruby was a...
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Helen Carol Weinmann

November 30, 1925 - January 22, 2018

Helen Carol Weinman, 92, died peacefully in Lexington, KY on Monday, January 22, 2018. The middle child of the late Ivan and Edna Conner (McGonigle), Helen was born November 30, 1925 in Decatur, Illinois. Helen spent her early years in north central Illinois living in Decatur, Peoria, and Walnut. She married her late husband, George Weinmann, on June 18, 1955. They lived in Louisville,...
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Mary Ann Wagner

January 10, 1927 - January 20, 2018

Our beloved Mom, Mary Ann Wagner, passed away quietly in her Louisville, Kentucky home on Saturday, January 20th. She joined our Dad, John Peter Wagner, her husband of 63 years, in whatever awaits us in the afterlife.She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1927 to Martha and James Meek, and grew up with her five siblings, including twin sister, Elizabeth. She graduated from St. Mary's High...
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Jean Grace Owens

June 5, 1926 - January 17, 2018

Jean Grace Norman Owens, 91, of St. Matthews, passed away Tuesday, at her home. She was born June 5, 1926 to the late John R. and Grace Williams Norman. She was a 1944 graduate of Atherton High School, and was retired as a office manager for the University Child Health Specialist. Jean was a greeter for several years with the Arch L. Heady Funeral Homes, a former member of St. Stephen U.C.C.,...
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Doris E. Thompson

November 8, 1927 - January 14, 2018

Mrs. Doris E. "Rufer" Thompson, 90, of Louisville passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Baptist Health Louisville. She was a lifelong resident of Louisville and retired employee of South Central Bell. Doris is survived by her daughter, Kelly "Thompson" Brueggman of Bastrop, TX; grandchildren, Brandy Davis (Steve), Bryan Brueggman (Brittanie), Bryanna Brueggman, and Brinkley Brueggman; and...
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Adele Patricia Brown

March 17, 1940 - January 7, 2018

Adele Patricia Brown born to Life March 17, 1940Born to Eternal life January 7, 2018She was a retired employee of Brown & Williamson Corp.Her parents, Angelo and Rose Calcaterra, and sister Marilyn preceded her into eternal life.Mother of Greg (Ligeia) Brown, Michele (Kenneth, deceased) Holt and Julie McKinley.Five grandchildren. Sister of Emily (John) Barth. Nieces, Nephew and Cousins.Entombment...
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Charles R. Stinson

July 22, 1945 - January 5, 2018

Charles R. Stinson Sr, 72, crossed over to be with our father in heaven Friday, January 5th, 2018. A proud graduate of St. Aloysius, St. Xavier High School, and JCTC; he was a life long fan of the University of Kentucky and worked with the Boy Scouts of America for many years. Extremely proud of his service in the Marine Corps, he was also an avid reader and history buff. He leaves behind his...
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Lawrence Charles Peter

December 26, 1942 - January 4, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" Peter was born in Tell City, IN in 1942 and died January 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents Lawrence and Dorothy Peter and brother Gene. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn Vogel Peter and children Dr. Todd Peter (Janet) and Lori Marks (Greg) and 6 grandchildren all of Louisville; Casey, Sarah and Brooke Peter and Jackson, Zachary and Connor Marks, sister; Pat...
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Phyllis Powers Loughmiller

July 27, 1928 - January 3, 2018

Phyllis Powers Loughmiller, 89, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018.She was born July 27, 1928 in Bloomington, IN, the daughter of Virgil W. and Mildred (Beyers) Hatton. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, J.E. Powers; second husband, Marvin S. Loughmiller; two brothers, Robert and Dwight Hatton and one sister, Naomi Hatton.Phyllis was a member of Douglass...
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Norma Jean Miller

November 14, 1921 - January 1, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Norma Jean Miller announces her passing after a brief illness on January 1, 2018 at the age of 96 years. Norma was a native of New Albany, IN and a 1941 graduate of New Albany High School. She was also a member of Christ Church United Methodist. Preceding her in death was her husband Percy G. Miller; father and mother, Everett and Geneva Crowe; and...
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Bessie Harvine Pfeffer

September 1, 1916 - December 30, 2017

Bessie Harvine (Hammond) Pfeffer, 101, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2017. She was born September 1, 1916 in Shelbyville, Kentucky. She was a homemaker, member of the Melbourne Heights Homemakers, Cub Scout Den Mother, altered clothes for Showers Men & Boys Shop, seamstress, crafter, avid gardener, and consummate hostess. She also worked for Jeff Boat during WWII. As a...
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Linda Jaye Ernspiker

November 6, 1958 - December 30, 2017

Ernspiker, Linda Jaye "Lynny", 59, passed away on December 30, 2017 at Baptist Health in Louisville. She was born on November 6, 1958 to the late Jack Eugene and Jayme Resch Reeves.Lynny is survived by her daughters, Rebecca Henry, Theresa Mattingly, and Amy Ernspiker; grandchildren, Rhiannon, Andrew, Cadence, Ashton, Gavin, Dayton; great-granddaughter, Daisy Jaye; siblings, Anna Johnson (Johnny...
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Ralph Gerald Cox

February 13, 1941 - December 29, 2017

Ralph G. "Jerry" Cox, Sr., 76, of Louisville, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017. He was born Feb. 13, 1941 to the late Otis & Catherine Miles Cox. He was a member of Teamster Local 89. He is survived by his children, Bridget Cox, Ralph G. "Buddy" Cox Jr. (Fariba), and Tim Cox (Beth); his loving grandchildren, Jimmy, Kristina, Ashley, Shannon, and Nicolette; the mother of his children,...
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Rita June Roper

May 3, 1942 - December 25, 2017

Rita June Roper, 75, of Louisville, passed away Monday, December 25, 2017. She was born May 3, 1942 in Louisville to the Late John Shelby and Neva Wyatt Bush. She was a graduate of Durrett High School, and a retired Head Teller with the old Bank of Louisville. She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Episcoal Church Home Woman's Board, and the Red Hat Society. She was also preceded by...
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Kevin Joseph Lee

May 31, 1963 - December 24, 2017

Kevin Joseph Lee, 54, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017.He was born May 31, 1963 in Louisville, the son of John Mason Lee, Jr. and Mary Louise (Meffert) Lee.He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.Kevin had attended Lyndon Baptist Church.Left to cherish his memory are his brother, John E. Lee; sister, Judy Lee; uncle and aunt, Robert E. "Bob" Lee and Gail;...
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Marvin Earl Bray

May 1, 1939 - December 21, 2017

Marvin E. "Curly" Bray, 78, of Louisville passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017.He was born May 1, 1939 in Russellville, KY, the son of Herschel and Mariam (Cole) Bray. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Gerri Bray.Curly was a Police Officer with the Jefferson County Police for 24 years. He later worked for the Kroger Company as Divisional Security Manager and as Safety...
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Charles Patrick Knowles

December 21, 1946 - December 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, Louisville, Kentucky.
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Charles Patrick Knowles

December 21, 1946 - December 20, 2017

Charles Patrick "Pat" Knowles, Jr., 70, passed away December 20, 2017.Pat earned a Master of Science from Eastern Kentucky University and retired from the Ford Motor Company. He was a proud member of the US Army, having served our country with distinction in Vietnam as a member of the Military Police, earning several medals and commendations.Pat is survived by his two children; Troy Knowles and...
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Rita Ellen Friedmann

June 22, 1939 - December 18, 2017

Rita Ellen Friedmann, 78, of Louisville, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.She was born June 22, 1939 in Pulaski County, Kentucky, the daughter of Ephraim "Windy" and Clara (Feldman) DeBord. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Hershel Wayne "Sonny" DeBord.Rita worked as a Registered Nurse for many years. She was Director of Youth Treatment...
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Essie Overstreet

August 23, 1936 - December 17, 2017

Ms. Essie Overstreet, 81, of Louisville passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Baptist Health of Louisville. She was born on August 23, 1936 in Springfield, KY to Roy and Artie Thompson. Essie enjoyed many things in life, like talking on the telephone with friends and spending time with her family. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and friend who will be deeply missed. Essie is...
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Chioma Nwamaka Obi

January 30, 2003 - December 16, 2017

Our dearly beloved daughter, Chioma Obi, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital (Louisville, KY) at the tender age of 14. She was born on January 30, 2003, to Stanford and Gbemisola Obi. She graduated from Sacred Heart Model School, and was attending Assumption High School. She was an active member of various organizations at school, church and the community. She...
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Robert Edgar Poe

July 24, 1918 - December 16, 2017

Robert E. Poe, 99, of St. Matthews, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017. A proud veteran of the US Army Air Corp during World War II, a 57 year member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church, and was retired from the old L & N / C S X Railroad Co. He is survived by his son and daughter and their families. A visitation for his family and friends will be held from 2-3 pm Monday at Arch L....
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Wilma Jean Crowdus

July 21, 1940 - December 15, 2017

Wilma Horn Crowdus, 77, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Jefferson Manor in Louisville. She was born on July 21, 1940 in Louisville to William Lawrence Horn and Elizabeth Louise Horn. Wilma attended high school at duPont Manual where she cheered, belonged to X- Lethean Sorority, was homecoming queen and met her soul-mate, Larry Crowdus. Once graduating from high school, Wilma and...
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Elizabeth Thompson Hayden

October 7, 1939 - December 12, 2017

Hayden, Elizabeth Thompson, 78, passed away on December 12, 2017 at her home. She was born in Lebanon, KY on October 7, 1939 to her parents Woodrow and Ruth Lee Thompson. She was a long time member of the Telephone Pioneers and a former board member for South Central Bell.Elizabeth is survived by her children, Scott Francis Hayden and Ann Phillips (Roger); grandchildren, Nicholas Phillips,...
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Edward Samuel Adamy

June 8, 1957 - December 8, 2017

Edward Samual Adamy Jr, son of Marjorie and the late Edward Samuel Adamy Sr. passed away Friday, December 8, 2017, at his home in Prospect, KY surrounded by his family and friends. Ed was born in Hartford, CT grew up in Manchester, CT and graduated from Manchester High School in 1975. Ed moved to Burlington, Vermont in 1976. In 1979 he earned a Bachelor's of Science in Bio-Engineering from...
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Wen-Hwa Hwa Yen

April 19, 1928 - December 4, 2017

Wen-Hwa Yen,89, of Louisville, KY, passed away on December 4, 2017. He was born on April 19, 1928 in Taipei, Taiwan.Wen-Hwa married Shu-Chi Yen on December 5, 1955 and they enjoyed 62 years of marriage together. He graduated from National Taiwan University with a Chemical Engineering degree and then furthered his education at the University of Louisville, where he received a Master's Degree in...
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William Larry Crowdus

January 12, 1939 - December 3, 2017

William Larry Crowdus, 78, passed away on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at Jefferson Manor in Louisville. He was born on January 12, 1939 in Louisville to William Alfonso and Freda Crowdus. Larry attended high school at duPont Manual where he played football and met his high school sweetheart, Wilma Horn. Larry and Wilma would go on to be lifelong sweethearts, being married for 59 years. Once...
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Carolyn Rose Ludwig

November 20, 1926 - December 2, 2017

Carolyn Rose Kaelin Ludwig passed peacefully on December 2, 2017 at Westport Place Health Campus at the age of 91. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Fred C. Kaelin and Stephanie H. Troll. Carolyn was beloved wife of 70 years and childhood sweetheart of the late Kenneth J. Ludwig. They both grew up on Payne Street and graduated together from St. Francis of Rome. Carolyn was a...
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Sharon M. Gater

January 28, 1956 - December 2, 2017

Gater, Sharon Bradley "Shari", 61, passed away at home on December 2nd, 2017.She was preceded in passing by her parents, Kenneth Sr. and Mary Lea Bradley; brother, Kenneth M Bradley Jr.; and nephew Shawn M. Bradley.Shari is survived by her husband of 38 years, Gary D. "Stoney" Gater; siblings, Marianne B. Hutzler, Thomas C. Bradley, and Brenda Jo Lucchese; nieces and nephews, Heather B. Wells ...
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Christopher Matthew Manley

July 8, 1991 - December 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, Louisville, Kentucky.
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Diana Marie Schmeing

March 23, 1943 - December 1, 2017

Diana M. Schmeing, 74, of Louisville passed away on December 1, 2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.Diana was born in Louisville, KY on March 23, 1943 to the late James Joseph and Julia Schroering. She was a graduate of Holy Rosary Academy and was a full-time wife and mother to her six children. She loved her family more than anything, and also enjoyed sewing, bingo, and playing games on her I...
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James Patrick Hutchens

May 8, 1957 - November 28, 2017

James Patrick "Jim" Hutchens, 60, of Louisville, KY, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Jim was born on May 8, 1957 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Marvin Samuel and Ruth Kraus Hutchens.He was a member of the graduating class of '75 at New Albany High School, and a graduate of Indiana University. Jim loved the outdoors where he enjoyed skiing, boating, fishing, playing tennis. But...
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Arnold Addington Murphy

February 11, 1924 - November 24, 2017

Mr. Arnold Addington Murphy, 93, of Prospect passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Forest Springs Health Campus in Louisville. He was born February 11, 1924 in Fidelity, KY to Dewey and Ressie Murphy. He was an only child and was preceded in death by his parents. Arnold was a member of the greatest generation, proudly serving his country in World War II as a member of the United States...
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Bernard Joseph Finneran

November 23, 1947 - November 19, 2017

Bernard Joseph Finneran, Jr. (Ben), 69, of Prospect, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, November 19, 2017 surrounded by his wife of 42 years Debi, and family.He was born November 23, 1947, in Louisville to parents Bernard Joseph Finneran Sr. of Midwayand Bettie Blackburn Finneran of Versailles. He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Peggy Finneran. Ben completed grade school at...
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Forrest Lynn Powell

August 18, 1941 - November 17, 2017

Forrest Lynn Powell, 76, of St. Matthews passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. He was born August 18, 1941 in Adair County, KY to the late George and Sallie Cheatham Powell. He was a veteran of the US Marines. He retired from the KY Ford Truck Plant with 38 years of service, and was a member of St. Matthews Baptist Church, where he enjoyed and supported the children's ministry that was...
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Peggy Geraldine Jesse

March 2, 1931 - November 16, 2017

Peggy Geraldine Arnold Jesse, 86, passed away Thursday. She is survived by her children, Laura Carpenter, David and Frank Jesse. Her grandsons Josh and Bryce.A memorial service to honor Peggy's life, will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, November 24th, 2017, at Northeast Christian Church, 9900 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY
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Henrietta Marcel Goldbeck

July 21, 1922 - November 11, 2017

Henrietta M. Goldbeck, 95, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017.She was born July 21, 1922 in Union, NJ, the daughter of Alfred and Katherine (Holzman) Roth. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank H. Goldbeck; and one sister, Julia Auda.Henrietta loved, and was loved by, her family and friends. She was the best!Left to cherish her memory...
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Margie Louise Hardin

December 8, 1922 - November 6, 2017

Margie L. Hardin, 94 of Louisville, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 at Baptist Health Louisville.She was born December 8, 1922 in Woodlawn, Kentucky, the daughter of Ezra and Della (Crumes) Parrott. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Hubert Hardin; two sisters and two brothers.Margie was a homemaker and member of Westport Road Baptist Church.Left to cherish her memory are her...
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Dorothy Wing Buck

July 18, 1924 - November 3, 2017

Buck, Dorothy Wing, 93, passed away on November 3, 2017. She was born in Queens, NY on July 18, 1924 to George and Agusta Steinmuller Wing. She was a long-time member of the South Park Country Club, the Beechmont Women's Club, Iroquois Presbyterian Church, and was also a member of the Republican National Committee.Dorothy is survived by her children, George Buck lll (Debbie), Barbara Heister ...
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James Roy Duncan

October 17, 1926 - November 1, 2017

Duncan, James Roy "Red", 91, passed away on November 1, 2017 at Baptist Health of Louisville. Red was a Navy Veteran who fought for his country in Normandy during WWll. He was a long time member of Westport Road Baptist Church. He was a member of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Tennessee for over 50 years and also a proud member of the NAWCC.Red is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Gorham...
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James Daniel Payne

February 1, 1931 - October 28, 2017

James "Jack" Daniel Payne, died at his home surrounded by family on October 28, 2017 after a long illness.Preceded in death by parents, Franklin and Anna Payne; brother, Don Payne; son, Keith Payne; granddaughters Megan Payne and Amy Price. Survived by loving wife of 68 years, Marjorie Payne; sons Danny (Pam); Mark (Pam); Caleb (Margaret); six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.Jack...
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Christine Welch

May 28, 1933 - October 21, 2017

Christine Welch, 84, passed away on October 21, 2017 in Louisville, Ky. She was born May 28, 1933 in Jamestown, Ky to the late Pearl and Arthur Garner.Christine had a fierce love for her friends and family and became a friend to nearly everyone she met. She absolutely loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with shopping for shoes. Christine worked as a custodian in the Jefferson...
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Joan Adele Sauer

November 4, 1933 - October 20, 2017

Sauer, Joan Adele Ising, 83, of Louisville, passed away Oct. 20, 2017. She was born Nov. 4, 1933 and attended Ursuline Academy, and volunteered her later years at Tri-County Baptist Hospital while they lived many years in Oldham County. She worked as the Secretary to the President of Harshaw Chemical. Joan will be missed by her loving husband, children, family and friends. We will all miss...
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James Michael Roth

September 19, 1944 - October 16, 2017

Roth, James Michael "Jim", 73, a long time resident of Louisville, KY and formerly of Toledo, OH, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on October 16, 2017.Jim, a Vietnam Veteran, and recipient of the Purple Heart, was deeply loved by his family and friends. He was employed in the transportation logistics industry. He was an avid reader and enjoyed telling stories to his daughters...
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Kathleen Pearl Gibson

May 3, 1925 - October 14, 2017

Kathleen Gibson, our sweet mother, grandmammy, and great-grandmammy entered Heaven on 10/14/17. She is survived by Jackie Gibson and wife, Terry Gibson, one granddaughter, three grandsons, two great-grandsons, and one great-granddaughter.She was such an animal lover that anyone in the area with unwanted pets, would drop them off in our field because they knew she would take them in. She was an...
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Brian Joseph Harris

October 30, 1951 - October 12, 2017

Brian Joseph "Joe" Harris, 65, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 at his residence.He was born October 30, 1951 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, the son of Marshall and Elizabeth (Fredericks) Harris. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Lisa (Noel) Harris, his second wife, Carol Harris and two brothers, John and David Harris.Joe had worked as a butcher at...
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James Bernard Lewis

October 15, 1924 - October 11, 2017

Rev. James "Jim" Bernard Lewis, was born at home, 2501 Dumesnil Str., in Louisville, KY October 15, 1924 to Bernard and Myrtle Demaree Pulliam Lewis, who were originally from Shelby County, KY. Sister Edith Elaine Pulliam Bott and brother Robert William, who, along with his parents and sister completed life's journey many years ago. James and Eleanor Alois Gray, beloved wife of nearly...
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Pauline Constance Revers

June 21, 1924 - October 8, 2017

Miss Pauline Revers, 93, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky of complications related to Alzheimer's. She was born June 21, 1924 to Stephen and Helen (Keller) Revers in La Porte, Indiana. She graduated from La Porte High School and resided in La Porte. It was in 1942 that her mother died and Miss Revers declined a nursing scholarship to remain at home to care for her father...
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Margaret Louise Kininmonth

February 26, 1938 - October 6, 2017

Kininmonth, Margaret Louise, 79, passed away on October 6, 2017. She was born in Bloomfield, KY on February 26, 1938 to Roy and Sally Grubbs Miller.Margaret is survived by her children Cecilia Langley, Theresa Overly, Rebecca Rohrbeck, Kimberly Slaughter, Ronny Kininmonth (Aimee), Donny Kininmonth (Jackie); grandchildren, Jennifer, Jonathan, Clinton, Clayton, Tony, William, Brandon, Ronny Jr.,...
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Frances Ann Cobb

February 17, 1942 - October 6, 2017

Frances Ann Cobb, 75, of Louisville, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Episcopal Church Home.She was born February 17, 1942 in Louisville, the daughter of Thomas and Eleanor (Crume) Underwood. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Tilford Cobb.Frances worked in customer service most of her life and had previously attended Immaculate Conception...
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Alvin George Webb

September 13, 1943 - October 5, 2017

Alvin (Al) George Webb, 74, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Thrive Memory Care at Beckley Creek, after courageously battling Alzheimer's Disease for 9 years. Al was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Alvina Riecks Webb; step-mother Mary "Kim" Webb and grandson, Jacob Davis. Al is survived by his wife of 36 years, Barbara Parker Webb; children, Jeff ...
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Frances Henry Taylor Fishback

February 7, 1931 - October 5, 2017

Frances Henry Taylor Fishback died on October 5, 2017 at around 4:30 p.m. surrounded by her family. She was born on February 7, 1931 to John T. and Hattie J. Taylor in Cynthiana, Kentucky. While growing up, she channeled Lady Godiva on a tricycle ride through downtown Cynthiana at age 3 and by age 10 "could whup every boy her age in town." Fran then went on to graduate from Cynthiana High...
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Sharon Shaw Dyer

October 24, 1958 - September 30, 2017

Sharon Shaw-Dyer passed away Saturday September 30, 2017 at the age of 58. She was born October 24, 1958 in Longview, Texas.Sharon held onto life and all of its fullness and left as one of the strongest and bravest women known to her family and friends. Sharon was a warrior. A prayer warrior and a warrior in her battle against cancer. She fought for everything and everyone she believed in with...
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Jean Marie Wright

February 16, 1924 - September 28, 2017

Jean Marie Wright, 93, passed away on September 28, 2017. She was born on February 16, 1924 in Devils Lake, ND to the late Francis Eugene Wright and Annette Barnes.Jean worked at Chevron and DuPont in Delaware and was a secretary for the plant manager at Rohm & Hass in Louisville where she retired. She was a member of the Louisville first Seventh-day Adventist Church that she so dearly...
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Richard Louis Scanlon

November 11, 1942 - September 26, 2017

Richard Louis Scanlon, 74, of Louisville passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017.He was born November 11, 1942 in Louisville, the son of the late Louis William and Pearl Ruth Wild Scanlon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Inge M. Scanlon and one sister, Paula Scanlon.Richard was a retired Master Sergeant from the Kentucky Air National Guard and was a member of...
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Rita Lee Hachtel

November 24, 1929 - September 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, Louisville, Kentucky.
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Lonnie Dean Highley

February 26, 1939 - September 21, 2017

HIGHLEY, LONNIE DEAN78, passed away on Sept. 21, 2017. Lonnie was born on Feb. 26, 1939 in Bath County, Kentucky to Virgil and Lucille Highley. Lonnie is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth Carol; children, Dana Lynn Showalter, Eric Sean Highley (Patti), and Adam Todd Highley (Missy); 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and many other loved relatives.Lonnie was preceded in...
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Robert Brown Veech

August 10, 1924 - September 20, 2017

Robert Brown Veech, 93, passed away at his home in Jacksonville, FL on September 20, 2017. He was the son of W. Henry and Cassandra Veech. Robert was a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor Degree. He became the mayor of the City of Plantation from 1960-1964 and Judge of the City of Plantation from 1964-1977. He served as secretary and treasurer of St....
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Geraldine K. Grochowalski

February 9, 1927 - September 20, 2017

GROCHOWALSKI, GERALDINE "GERRY"Gerry passed away peacefully on September 20th, 2017 in the care of Hosparus Health at Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville. Gerry was born February 9th, 1927 to parents John and Tessie (Richter) Kozlowski on the South Side of Chicago in the Brighton Park neighborhood. She spent her early years working in her parents store called the Jumbo Hut, on Archer Avenue...
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Myrtis Delon Lykins

September 20, 1927 - September 20, 2017

Myrtis Delon Lykins, 90, of Prospect, passed away Wednesday at her home.She was born September 20, 1927 in Carroll County, Mississippi, the daughter of William and Amy (McCain) Jacks. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Winfred Lykins; a brother, Leon Jacks and her great-grandson, Tyler Durham.Myrtis had worked as a Billing Clerk for many years and was a...
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Gerald Joseph Korfhage

May 19, 1934 - September 15, 2017

Gerald J. "Jerry" Korfhage, 83, of Louisville, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017.He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and retired after 32 years at Rainbow Bakery. Jerry loved spending time with his family and playing golf.He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Marlene Korfhage; his parents Clarence and Helen Korfhage; his sister, Loyce Greenwell and his...
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Erica Allison Dickens

April 1, 1985 - September 13, 2017

Erica Allison Dickens, 32, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017.She was born April 1, 1985 in Joliet, IL, the daughter of Steven Ray and Sarah Allison Dickens. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; and father.Erica had a big heart, a beautiful soul and was always willing to help anyone.Survivors include her mother; Sarah Dickens; her brothers, Kevin Dickens and Stephen...
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Donald Shively Brink

December 7, 1952 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, Louisville, Kentucky.
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Alyce Coomes Schroering

March 21, 1932 - September 8, 2017

Alyce Coomes Schroering, 85, passed away peacefully Friday, September 8, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.She is survived by her husband of over 63 years, retired Judge and former Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney Edwin A. Schroering, Jr.; their children, Jacqueline K. Schroering, Michael K. Schroering (Holly) and Lynne Schroering Slone (Michael); grandchildren; Coleman Slone, Allyson Slone,...
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Louise Borie Ray

May 13, 1931 - September 2, 2017

Louise (Borie) Ray, 86, of Lyndon, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Baptist Health Louisville.She was born May 13, 1931 in Louisville, the daughter of Edward F. and Viola (Thompson) Borie. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Robert "Bob" Ray.Louise had worked as a Secretary at Bob Ray Company, Inc. for many years. She was a big UK fan, an avid bowler and bridge...
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Iris Amelia Wallick

July 9, 1929 - August 31, 2017

Iris Amelia Wallick, 88, of Louisville, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017.She was retired from K-Mart, where she had been Food Service Manager for many years. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and sang with The Sweet Adelines.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Claude R. Wallick, Jr. and a sister-in-law, Janet Wallick.Survivors include her three children, Trina...
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Neal H. Dockal

March 10, 1940 - August 30, 2017

My husband, Neal Dockal, died at our home on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at the age of 77 from the complications of Alzheimer's Disease. He was preceded in death by a brother, "Sonny"; a sister, Myra (Dockal) McGaffey Coveney; and parents, Neal and Leona (Schroeder) Dockal, all of Galveston, Texas. He is survived by a daughter, Rachel Sisler Dockal (James Sisler), and a stepson, Joe Milam ...
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John David Mitchell

June 5, 1924 - August 25, 2017

John David Mitchell, 93, died Friday, August 25, 2017 in Wilmore, KY of natural causes.He leaves the love of his life for 64 years, Dorothy (Maier) Mitchell; his beloved children, Dr. Alice A. Mitchell, Greenbelt, MD; Dr. Carol L. Mitchell, Lexington, KY; and Mark F. Mitchell (Lorey), Palm Beach Gardens, FL; grandchildren Nick, Chris, and Andrea George; and step-grandchildren Jenny and C.J. Reese...
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Joseph Paul Fowler

April 14, 1953 - August 15, 2017

FOWLER, JOSEPH,Joseph Fowler, 64, of Louisville, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Joe never shied away from a social gathering and could often be found enjoying a night of Karaoke or taking in a Trinity athletic event.Joe dedicated his career to Trinity High School, where he taught and coached for 41 years.Joe is preceded in death by his father Paul, sister Charlotte Krekel, and brother...
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David E. Taylor

November 6, 1934 - August 13, 2017

David "Gene" Taylor, 82 passed away August 13th peacefully with his family at his side. Survived by his loving wife of 61 years Pat, 3 children Peggy McMasters (James), Gregory Taylor (Ray), David Taylor, his brother, Rodney, 3 grandchildren; Joshua, Alicen, Megan, 1 great grandson Jackson & several nieces and nephews. Gene enjoyed fishing, golfing, had 42 years of military...
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Donna Jane Brewer

December 30, 1946 - August 4, 2017

Donna Jane Brewer, 70, of Louisville passed away Friday, August 4, 2017.She was born December 30, 1946 in Lexington, KY, the daughter of William H. and Norma Louise Varner. In addition to her parents, her husband, William B. Brewer, also preceded her in death.Donna was a member of New Castle United Methodist Church, New Castle, KY.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Tim Brewer (Suzanne)...
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Teresa Helen Barczy

March 10, 1931 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, Louisville, Kentucky.
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Mildred Doris Knight Engler

February 17, 1930 - August 1, 2017

Mildred Knight Engler, 87, of Louisville, KY, joined her Lord and Savior, family and friends in Heaven on August 1, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was born on February 17, 1930 in Butler County as the 8th of 9 children to the late Maurine (Dobbs) and Perry Knight.Mildred enjoyed quilting, fishing and spending time with her family. Music soothed her soul and cooking was one of...
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Rosalie Castagno

June 4, 1922 - July 28, 2017

Rosalie Letricia Castagno passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, July 28, 2017. She was formerly Rosalie Machetta of Chicopee, KS. She has lived in Louisville for over 50 years and was a member of Mother of Good Counsel and St. Albert the Great Catholic Churches. She was a retired school teacher and homemaker. She was a lifetime member of the Italian-American Association...
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Barbara Ann Allen

May 29, 1939 - July 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, Louisville, Kentucky.
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Alexus Raeshell Gray

January 27, 2001 - July 16, 2017

Alexus Raeshell Gray, 16, of Louisville, KY passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She was born in Louisville, KY on January 27, 2001.She is preceded in death by her great-grandparents; James (Big Jim) Cary, Anna Cary and Juanita Bailey, grandfather; Darnell Gray, Uncle; Jeremy Gray, and cousin; Gene Cary.Left to cherish the wonderful memory of Alexus, her parents; Rachael Leasor (Brian Moriarty)...
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Bruce Gilbert Wiggins

November 29, 1949 - July 16, 2017

Bruce Gilbert Wiggins, 67, passed away on July 16, 2017 in Louisville, KY. "This is our love letter."Many described Bruce as the man who collected people. Others would say he was the most caring or loving person they knew. He had many passions; good food, good wine, cheering on his favorite sports teams and traveling. Oh, I forgot.his love of cars. However, his greatest passions were serving...
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Betty Cooke Sandefur

August 2, 1936 - July 11, 2017

Sandefur, Betty Cooke, 80, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away on July 11, 2017. She was born on August 2, 1936 in Butler County, Kentucky to the late James Love Cooke and Marie Givens Cooke. Betty is preceded in passing by her brother James W. Cooke and her sister Maxine Gardner.On August 17, 1957 Betty married A. B. Sandefur. She is survived by her husband, her children; Jenni Franklin (Fred...
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James I. Boyce

March 21, 1959 - July 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, Louisville, Kentucky.
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Pauline B. Massengill

June 27, 1935 - July 7, 2017

Pauline Massengill, 82, a longtime resident of Lee County, Virginia, died peacefully Friday the seventh of July at Hosparus of Louisville surrounded by family.Born June 27th, 1935 in Jonesville, Virginia, Pauline cherished her years in Southwest Virginia, which she called home.Pauline was a homemaker with many loves and passions which included cooking, gardening, reading and the company of her...
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Rebecca Kerney Bush

February 24, 1929 - July 4, 2017

Rebecca Kerney Bush died on Tuesday, July 4th of natural causes. Becky was born in Morganfield, Kentucky, on February 24, 1929. She grew up with a keen sense of personal and social responsibility. At Centre College, she met Mr. Leigh Bush, Jr., and began a lifetime of dedication to him and to the family they raised. Becky and Leigh were married for 61 years prior to his death in 2010....
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Tula Elaine Fletcher

October 21, 1921 - July 2, 2017

Tula Elaine Wilson Fletcher, 95, of Louisville, KY, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017. She was born October 21, 1921 in Hart Co., KY to the late George Thomas Wilson and Nellie M. Sanders Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Minor Fletcher.She is survived by her loving daughters; Joyce Nutt (Buddy) and Norma F. Hoffman (Thomas), her 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.Funeral...
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William Anthony Grant

September 9, 1961 - June 30, 2017

GRANT, William Anthony "Tony"55, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 30, 2017. Tony was born on September 9, 1961 in Elizabethtown, KY. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Wells, one uncle, and six aunts.He is survived by his mother Bertie, wife; Tracy, two sons; Sean and Bryce, daughter; Kyla, siblings; Wendell, Shawn, and Bridgett, and many loved cousins.Tony was happily...
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Sherryl Birkhead Toledo

July 20, 1945 - June 27, 2017

Sherryl Birkhead "Sherry" Toledo, 71, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was born in Louisville, KY to her parents Robert Norman and Annie Mae Birkhead on July 20, 1945.Sherry graduated from duPont Manual High School and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville and went on to earn her two graduate degrees from Western Kentucky University. She taught for many...
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Roseltha Earlene Snead

August 7, 1929 - June 26, 2017

Roseltha Earlene Snead, 87, of Louisville passed away Monday, June 26, 2017.She was born August 7, 1929 in Indianapolis, IN, the daughter of Estel Earl and Amy Isaacs. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Thomas D. Snead.Earlene was a member of Westport Road Baptist Church. She worked as an Executive Secretary at DuPont for many years and later became a Real Estate Agent...
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Elizabeth Jane Offutt

July 15, 1927 - June 26, 2017

OFFUTT, Elizabeth Jane "Betty", 89, passed away on Monday, June 26 at 10:33 AM at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, KY.Over the years Elizabeth had made many friends and many great memories in both Louisville and St. Petersburg. She spent many years in the insurance business and was a member of St. Albert the Great Catholic Church.Left to cherish her memory is her husband Rudolph...
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Beulah Rhea Skeeters Richardson

August 31, 1918 - June 17, 2017

Beulah Rhea Skeeters Richardson, 98, passed away on June 17, 2017. She was born in 1918 near Big Clifty, Ky in Grayson County. She was preceded in death by her mother, Minnie Collard Skeeters and her father, Bryant Skeeters.In 1939 Beulah married Clifford Vernon Richardson, the love of her life, who died in 1994. She is survived by two children; Sarah Nell Tyler (Jim), and Cliff LaMarr...
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Oliver P. Renier

August 3, 1981 - June 15, 2017

RENIER, Oliver Peter Jr., 35, passed away at his home in Boston, MA on Thursday, June 15. He was born in Columbus, OH on August 3, 1981 and was raised in Louisville, KY.Oliver was very passionate about his family, his music career, and traveling. His smile lit up the room and his fun-loving personality was hard not to love.Oliver was preceded in death by his father, Oliver Peter Renier Sr., and...
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Joseph Carl Taylor

September 4, 1928 - June 1, 2017

Taylor, Joseph Carl, 88, of Louisville passed away at Norton Brownsboro Hospital on June 1, 2017. Carl was born on September 4, 1928 to Olie and Charlotte Taylor in their home on 9th Street in Louisville.Carl graduated from Louisville Male High School in 1946 and immediately went to work for Louisville Gas & Electric Company. He was drafted into the Army in 1950 and served in Korea during...
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Ruth Leveria Fowler

February 25, 1924 - May 31, 2017

Fowler, Ruth Leveria, 93, returned to her heavenly father on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Episcopal Church Home.She was the loving wife of 72 years to the late Reverend Robert Birkhead Fowler. She was a Minister's wife with the Methodist and Nazarene Church for many years and had founded 33 Churches including, Mt. Albert Nazarene Church in Ontario, Canada, Temperence Nazarene Church in...
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Mark Stephen Williams

September 20, 1958 - May 31, 2017

Williams, Mark Stephen "Steve",58, Passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. He was preceded in passing by his father Roy "Glyn" Williams.He is survived by his loving and grateful wife, Jill; children, Mitchell Williams and Stacy Williams; 2 grandchildren; mother, Beverly Williams; sisters, Sharon Williams and Shannon Kluge (Kreg); and best friend Larry Adair.Steve was a valiant gladiator and Jill...
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Peggy Lee Randolph

October 12, 1947 - May 26, 2017

Peggy Lee Randolph passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 with her family and friends by her side.She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Jennings Randolph and her mother, Mary Berry Randolph.Survivors include her sister, Mary "Jenny" Cox (David); brother, Charles Jennings Randolph, III (Gayle); her son, John Fielding Hoffmann (Chrissa); daughter, Amy Randolph Hoffmann; grandson, John Fielding...
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Ann Nash Neely

March 1, 1953 - May 26, 2017

Ann Nash Neely, 64, passed away at her residence in Louisville, Kentucky the morning of May 26, 2017. Ann was raised in Frankfort, Kentucky and moved to Louisville, Kentucky in her late high school years.She attended Murray State University where she met her husband of 39 years. The couple moved to Mayfield, Kentucky in 1979 where they built a life and raised 3 children.Ann is preceded in death...
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Bertha Elizabeth Borresen

August 8, 1933 - May 12, 2017

Bertha Elizabeth Borresen, 83 known to her family and friends as "Betty" passed away on May 12, 2017. She was born on August 8, 1933 to George and Mary (Shelton) Spaugh of Jeffersontown, KY. In 1952 she graduated from Aherans Trade High School and attended Louisville Bible College. Prior to becoming a loving mother and wife, she was an executive secretary with Ford Motor Company. She devoted...
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Joyce Coombs Thornberry

October 17, 1955 - May 12, 2017

Joyce "Joy" Coombs Thornberry, 61, of Louisville passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at her home.She was born October 17, 1955, the daughter of Robert and Bessie (Lewis) Coombs.Joy had worked as a Travel Agent for many years and was a member of the Louisville Women's Club and The Fillies, Inc.Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Donald Thornberry; two children, Scott Thornberry (Ashley) and...
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Thelma M. Bartley

March 25, 1931 - May 9, 2017

Thelma M. Bartley, 86, passed away on May 9, 2017. She was born in Tompkinsville, KY to Ethrie Biggers and Evie Fish on March 25, 1931.Thelma loved her family and filled their lives with great joy and laughter. She shared her smile and loving heart with everyone she met. If you knew her you couldn't help but love her. She will be greatly missed by so many.Thelma is survived by her loving...
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Martha L. Lewis

April 12, 1926 - May 8, 2017

Martha Lou (Thomas) Lewis, 91 of Louisville, passed away Monday.She was born April 12, 1926 in Uniontown, KY, the daughter of Emory Theophilus and Ellen Magdalene Thomas. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William C. Lewis, Jr.; one sister and five brothers.Martha's greatest loves were her faith and her family. She was a member of St. John Paul II Catholic Church and was very...
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