Our Obituaries

Clarence W. Easley

June 10, 1944 - January 27, 2018

EASLEY, Clarence W. Jr., 73, entered into rest on Saturday, January 27th.He was a plant operator for JCPS and an Army Airborne 101st veteran from the Vietnam Era.Mr. Easley is survived by his wife, Donna Easley; two sons, Jesse Easley (Jennifer) and Jason Easley (Susan); four stepchildren, Don and Darrell Torrance, Diane Hiland and Debbie Torrance; eighteen grandchildren; several great...
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Bruce Wayne Federspiel

June 3, 1952 - January 19, 2018


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Charles Edmond Linton

March 9, 1955 - January 16, 2018

Charlie E. "Doc" Linton, 62, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Norton Hospital.He was a sales rep for S. Abraham and Sons, a referee for the Kentuckiana Basketball Officials Association and Catholic School Athletic Association, and was a Catholic by faith. Charlie is survived by his loving wife Jessica (VenRoy) Linton; daughters, Holly Linton, Robin Hilpp, and Charlea Linton; grandchildren...
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Eugene Hartman Tingle

April 7, 1929 - January 14, 2018

Eugene H. Tingle Sr., 89, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.He was a retired butcher for Swift and Company, a member of Beechland Baptist Church, former member of Beth Haven Baptist, and a Navy veteran of WWII.Gene was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Lynn Gritton. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Shirley Brock Tingle; sons Eugene Tingle, Jr (Brenda Kay) and Jeffrey Tingle ...
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Sylvia Mae Travis

November 17, 1928 - January 13, 2018

TRAVIS, Sylvia, 89, entered into rest in Hendersonville, TN.She was a retired teacher's aide from PRP High School and Conway Middle School. Mrs. Travis was a member of New Salem Baptist Church and a former member of Ralph Avenue Baptist Church.She was preceded in rest by her husband, Charles, and son, Phillip.Mrs. Travis is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Bare (Tony) of Goodlettsville, TN; five...
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Wayne Edward Hornback

September 16, 1953 - January 11, 2018

HORNBACK, Wayne Edward, 64, entered into rest on Thursday, January 11th.He was a retired paint supervisor with PPG and an Army veteran.Mr. Hornback was preceded in rest by his parents, Paul and Beaverly Hornback; a brother, Scott Hornback; and a sister, Paulette Peak.He is survived by three sons, David Hornback (Sharon), Reggie Hornback, and Dustin Hornback; four grandchildren, Hunter, Cody,...
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Wanda Lee Witten

February 25, 1931 - January 5, 2018

Wanda L. Witten, 86, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018.She was a retired clerk for the old Commonwealth Life Insurance Company.Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Willmoth "Bill" Witten. She is survived by three sons, Conway Witten, Michael "Mitch" Witten (Donna), and Timothy Witten (Cassie); a brother, Frank Jervis; grandchildren, Suzanne, Mike, Kyle, and Kayla; and 3 great...
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Roger Lee Deweese

December 28, 1960 - January 1, 2018

Roger Lee Deweese, 57, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017.He was a hairdresser for Looking Good Salon.Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Essie and Geraldine Deweese, and a sister, Deborah Deweese. He is survived by his sister, Brenda Deweese (Jeff Druck) and nieces Mallory Druck and Amber Deweese.Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-8 pm at Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Hwy...
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Dennis Ray Stephenson

February 9, 1949 - December 31, 2017

STEPHENSON, Dennis Ray, 68, passed away December 31, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Russell Martin Stephenson and Marcella Emma Beckmann Stephenson, and his brother, Michael Jay Stephenson.Dennis is survived by his loving wife, Teri; sisters, Maria Elaina Gordon (Jerry), Gina Lynn Stephenson (Morris J. Newhouse) and Peggy Sue Biggers (William); brother, David Edward Stephenson;...
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Doris Eames

February 6, 1932 - December 31, 2017

Eames, Doris C.,85, entered into rest at her daughter's home on December 31st.She was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church on Southside Drive.Mrs. Eames is survived by her daughter, Melody Eames-Gray (Lee).She will have a memorial service on Sunday, January 14th at 3pm at the Southside 7th Day Adventist Church.
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Maurice Edward Downing

July 27, 1934 - December 28, 2017

DOWNING, Maurice E., 83, entered into rest on December 28th. He was a retired truck driver after 27 years with Kroger.Mr. Downing was preceded in rest by his sister and brother-in-law, Lovelle and Boyd Drake, and his parents, William and Ether Downing.He is survived by his wife of 57 1/2 years, Wanda; three daughters, Carisa Jones (Baron), Carrie Embry and Susan Downing; a son, Timothy Aubrey ...
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James Edward Carnes

February 13, 1929 - December 23, 2017

Carnes, James Edward, 88, entered into rest on December 23rd. Mr. Carnes was retired from GE after 30 years. He was preceded in rest by his wife, Mable, and brother, Allan Carnes.Mr. Carnes is survived by his children, William Edward "Eddie" Carnes (Marie), Theresa Carman (Jay) and Tommy Carnes (Denise); five grandchildren, Jason Edward Carnes, Chris Carman, Austin Carman, Graham Carnes and...
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Marian Lucille Powell

January 20, 1928 - December 11, 2017

POWELL, MARIAN LUCILLE89, of Pleasure Ridge Park, returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, December 11, 2017. Mrs. Powell was born on January 20, 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.She was a member of The Believers Church and worked at Fetter Printing.Among those who preceded her in death was her father, Stanley Kindom, and mother, Margit Totland, and her son-in-law, Vernon Wallace.She leaves to...
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Catherine Lee Tate

August 8, 1929 - November 27, 2017

TATE, Catherine, 88, entered into rest on Monday, November 27, 2017She was a member of the old St. Denis Catholic Church and attended Calvary Christian Center, Mt. Washington.Mrs. Tate was preceded in rest by her husband, Murray, and son, Michael.She is survived by her four children, James Murray Tate (Jean-Marie); Gary Tate (Laura), Debbie Tate and Craig Tate; seven grandchildren; four great...
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Lindy Allison Albertson

September 13, 1951 - November 18, 2017

Albertson, Lindy Allison (Graham, Skees), 66, of Louisville, passed away on November 18, 2017 at the Nazareth Home. Lindy was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was retired from Delta Airlines and a proud member of Fraternal Order of the Eagles. She was proceeded in death by her mother and stepfather, Beth and Newton Shouse; grandparents, John and Elizabeth Walker. She is survived by her husband,...
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Guy Brad Schroerlucke

February 14, 1957 - November 15, 2017

Schroerlucke, Guy "Brad", 60, passed away at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. He was born to Harold "Pete" Schroerlucke and Malvrie (Allen) Schroerlucke Casey (Louis) who all precede him in death along with a brother, Nick Schroerlucke.Brad was a 1976 graduate of Doss High School and a resident of Davco Rest Home in Owensboro, KY for over 20 years. He was...
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Kevin Joseph Scott

October 23, 1965 - November 14, 2017

Kevin Joseph Scott, aka Kevo, Calvin, Unkle, and Fred (always when he wasn't paying attention), took off this mortal plane on November 14, 2017 at 4:15 p.m. in his sleep. Amazingly he was only 35 with 17 years experience. One can only assume that the latest afternoon T.V. Programing literally bored him to death. His soul is free of his cancer-wrecked body and is currently going on a cruise then...
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Velma Catherine Blair

May 3, 1929 - November 13, 2017

BLAIR, VELMA LOUDEN, 88, entered into rest on Sunday, November 12th.Mrs. Blair was preceded in rest by her husband of 67 years, Ray Blair, and her son, Jimmy Blair.She was a retired insurance CSR with Russ Gailor and sales clerk with Macy's.She is survived by her sons, Keith Blair (Kathy) and Stephen Blair; her daughter, Jacquelin Cave (Eddie); four grandchildren, Jennifer Salsman (Matt), Jodie...
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Patricia Ann Waller

March 5, 1957 - November 1, 2017

Waller, Patricia, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Trish was a dedicated worker of 23 years for LGE and then transferred to Forcht Bank where she worked an additional 13 years. She was a devoted member of the Catholic community and instilled those beliefs in her children. She was a loving mother to Courtney and Adam and an even more loving grandmother to precious Eleanor Grace....
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Rosemary WARD

August 10, 1940 - October 30, 2017

Ward, Rosemary, 77, entered into rest on Monday, October 30th.She was a retired supervisor with Hancock Fabrics and a member of Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church.Mrs. Ward was preceded in rest by her husband, Murry "Russell" Ward.She is survived by her two daughters, Laura Williams (Kenneth) and Lynn Lands (Tom); and two grandsons, Austin and Aidan Lands.Her mass will be on Thursday at 10am at...
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William Stewart Popplewell

June 17, 1930 - October 27, 2017

William S. Popplewell, 87, loving husband and father, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017.He was a retired machine operator for General Electric, attended Valley View Church and formerly attended Valley Station Baptist Church, and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.William is survived by his wife of 63 years, Olene Popplewell; daughters, Beverly Mosier (Bob) and Rebecca McLemore (Rodd);...
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Mary Magdalene McGaha

November 14, 1940 - October 23, 2017

Mary M. "Pat" McGaha, 76, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at Norton Audubon Hospital.Pat was a member of Valley View Church, and former longtime member of Grace Praise and Worship.She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie McGaha. Survivors include her children, Carol Burden (Brian), Jeff McGaha (Carol Jean), and Greg McGaha (Michele); and grandchildren, Katie, Josh, Jonah, Sam, and...
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Thelma Ree Summers

December 23, 1924 - October 3, 2017

Summers, Thelma Ree, 92, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 3rd, at her home.She was a retired inspector at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant after 23 years and a member of Life Church Louisville.Mrs. Summers was preceded in rest by her husband, Owen "Sonny" Summers; her son, David Summers; great-grandchild, Aleena Grace; two sisters, Katherine McFall and Mary Evelyn Givan; and a brother, Carl...
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Rose Maureen Davis

February 20, 1936 - October 1, 2017

DAVIS, ROSE M., 81, entered into rest on October 1, 2017 at her home.Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Huff.She is survived by two daughters, Tammy Brooks and Lori Davis; two sons, Mike Davis (Jill) and Rick Davis (Denise Pendleton); seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, John Chamberlin (Liz).Cremation was chosen. Memorial visitation will be held on...
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Julian Joseph Rateau

April 17, 1923 - September 30, 2017

Julian "Judd" Rateau, 94, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at his home.He was the former owner/operator of Russells Camera Shop and retired sales manager for Qualex, a longtime member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church (St. Helens), past president of the Rotary Club, and an Army veteran of WWII.Judd is survived by his wife of 70 years, LaVerne Ammon Rateau; children, Sherry Busch,...
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Shirley Ann Scott

June 9, 1944 - September 16, 2017

Scott, Shirley,73, entered into rest on Saturday, September 16th. She was a retired cosmetologist at Helen's Beauty Salon and line worker at GE. She attended St. John Paul II Catholic Church.Mrs. Scott was preceded in rest by a sister, Margaret Kellerman and a brother, Bernie Cecil.She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles "Joe" Scott, III; three children, Kevin Scott,...
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Robert Herman Poe

December 22, 1938 - September 15, 2017

Robert H. Poe, 78, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017.Bob was a retired metal fabricator for Vendome and Givins Welding, and he was a Marine Corps veteran.He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Poe and a brother Marshall Poe. Survivors include 2 sons, Robert Darren and Calvin Michael; a daughter, Bobbie Marie; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren....
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Juanita Vincent

June 29, 1929 - September 5, 2017

Vincent, Juanita Woosley,Born June 11th, 1929 to Clifford and Mary Franke (Goins) Woosley, sister to Howard Woosley, Pauline Lindsey (Deceased), Clarence Woosley (Deceased), Hazel Woosley (Deceased), Janette Wilson, and Bettie Warren (Tom).She married Wavie Vincent of Brownsville, KY in 1946. Wavie preceded her in death in 1995.She was the precious mother to Joe Edward Vincent (Phyllis) of...
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Ruby Mae Charles

August 19, 1923 - August 31, 2017

Ruby Mae Charles, 94, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017.She was a native of Louisiana, where she retired as a school custodian, and was a member of Greater St. John Baptist Church. Following Hurricane Katrina, she moved to Louisville, where she became a member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church. Ruby was preceded in death by her sons Johnny Duvall and Ennis Charles, and a granddaughter Margo...
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Shirley Ann Hamilton

December 28, 1934 - August 26, 2017

Shirley Ann Smith Hamilton, departed this life on August 26, 2017. She was born in Brandenburg, KY on December 27, 1934 to the late William Smith and Alma Smith Johnson. Shirley was a life-long stay at home mom. She loved to read mysteries, sometimes devouring as many as 6-8 books in a week and an awesome crossword puzzle solver. She was Catholic and raised her children as Catholics. She...
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Gracelyn Mae Baker

August 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017

BAKER, Gracelyn Mae, infant daughter of Andrew and Stacey Baker, entered into rest on Thursday.In addition to her parents, she is survived by her grandparents, Terry and Lisa Chandler and Joe and Sherry Baker; great-grandparents, Shirley Chandler and Selma Baker; an aunt, Melissa Vance (Jonny); and an uncle, Adam Baker.The family has chosen to have a private service.
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Katie Ilene Newton

May 26, 1920 - August 23, 2017

NEWTON, KATIE,97, entered into rest on August 23, 2017. She was the retired owner of Katie's Laundrette. Mrs. Newton was a member of Homemakers, Couples Club, Wranglers Square Dancing, and the Conestoga Camping Club. She helped everyone any way she could and always shared a kind word.Mrs. Newton was preceded in rest by her parents, brothers, sisters and a great-grandchild, Jayson.She is survived...
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Carolyn Jean Peters

December 24, 1943 - August 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, Louisville, KY.
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Gertrude L. Ashlock

August 16, 1921 - August 13, 2017

Gertrude Ashlock, 95, entered into rest on Sunday, August 13.She was a fantastic mother and home maker.Mrs. Ashlock was preceded in rest by her husband, Gus Ashlock and two sons, Hobert and Harlie Ashlock.She is survived by a son, Morris Ashlock (Sharon); a daughter, Doris Conrad-Whaley (Jim); 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.Her funeral will be on Thursday at...
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Grace Marion Norton

February 4, 1922 - August 11, 2017

Grace M. Norton, 93, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 with family at her side.She was a retired clerk for JCPS, having worked at PRP, Western, and Stuart High Schools, and was a longtime member of St. Clement Catholic Church (now St. Peter the Apostle).Grace was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Murray Norton; her parents, Raymond and Bridget Della Marion; and siblings Anna...
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Marian Judson Alfred

June 6, 1928 - July 21, 2017

Marian J. Alfred, 89, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017.Marian had worked for Philip Morris, Kimberly Nursing Services, and Sha-Mar Catering.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Alfred. Survivors include her children Sharon Beam (Don), Tony Alfred (Deborah), Virginia "Ginger" Ottersbach (Bruce), Kelly Ottersbach (Jimmy), and JoAnn Sandbach (Denny); 18 grandchildren; 45 great...
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Duane A. Boyer

August 20, 1941 - July 18, 2017

Duane A. Boyer, 75, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.He was a retired maintenance mechanic for American Cellophane and RJF, a former security guard at Treyton Oaks, and a member of the Evangel World Prayer Center.He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Boyer and his father Duane Boyer. Survivors include four sons, Phillip Howard (Aggie), Allen Howard (Cheryl), James Howard (Pam),...
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Elizabeth Ellen Reynolds

December 26, 1916 - July 18, 2017

Reynolds, Elizabeth Ellen, 100, passed away on Tuesday, July 18. She was born on December 26, 1916 to the late Harve and Ethel (Sturgeon) Puckett. She was a founding member of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church. Elizabeth is preceded in death by her husband Raymond Reynolds; a grandson, Tracy Reynolds; sisters, Elveree Puckett and Christine French; and a nephew, Charles French. Left to cherish her...
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Jane Marie DeGeorge

July 15, 1928 - July 17, 2017

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Joseph Everett Downs

January 3, 1947 - July 17, 2017

Joseph E. Downs, Jr., 70, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017.He was a former employee of Brown & Williamson, LG&E, and Circuit City, and a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.Joseph was preceded in death by his parents Margaret and Joseph Downs Sr., and siblings Donald, Mike, and Norma. He is survived by his wife, Linda Graf Downs; 3 children, Jimmy Downs (Brandy), Scott Downs...
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Eldora Anderson

August 26, 1938 - July 9, 2017

Eldora Anderson, 78, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital.She was a retired admissions coordinator for CCSHCN (Commission for Children) and a member of Kentucky Public Retirees.Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Anderson. She is survived by her sons Mark Anderson (Debbie) and Martin Anderson (Monica); a sister, Zelda Humphrey; a brother,...
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Lionell Embry

April 8, 1925 - July 5, 2017

Lionell Embry, 92, entered into rest on July 5th at his home surrounded by family.He was a retired office manager for Hobart Manufacturing. Mr. Embry was also a WW II Army veteran and a member of Shively Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel; a sister, Jewel Gardner; two brothers, Bert and Jim Embry; and a brother-in-law, Glendon Warren.Mr. Embry is survived by two...
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Deborah Ann Skidmore

June 25, 1957 - July 2, 2017

Deborah Bell Skidmore, 60, entered into rest on Sunday, July 2nd.She was a banquet server for Churchill Downs.Mrs. Skidmore is survived by two sons, Shawn Bell (Kymberly Mahoney) and Chris Skidmore; a daughter, Kristen Skidmore; her mother, Joyce May; six grandchildren; a sister, Patty Wathen (Bernie); and a brother, Tony Bell, Jr.Her memorial service will be on Wednesday at 7pm at the Heady...
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Brenda Yvonne Ross

June 19, 1949 - June 25, 2017

Brenda Yvonne Ross, 68, of Louisville, previously of Lexington, IN, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY.She was born June 19, 1949, in Ringgold Georgia to Thomas L. and Vivian V. Wright. Early in life she lived in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her family later moved to Rockford, Illinois where she attended Guilford High School and graduated in 1967. She married...
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Glen C. Sims

April 6, 1922 - June 22, 2017

Glen C Sims, 95, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 22, 2017.A native of Oklahoma, he was born to the late Augustus and Oephelia Sims. He was a devout Christian, and a member of Heritage Baptist Church. Mr. Sims was a 20-year retired US Army veteran, having served in WWII where he was awarded the Bronze Star and the Korean War. He was also a 20-year retiree from the US Army Corp of Engineers...
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Lola Mae Alender

April 1, 1942 - May 31, 2017

Alender, Lola, 75, entered into rest on May 31, 2017. She was a member of the Shawnee Baptist Church.Mrs. Alender was preceded in rest by her husband, Joseph Alender, Sr.; her parents, Millard and Kathryn Lucian; and a sister, Mary Jane Higdon.She is survived by a son, Joseph Alender; three daughters, Mary Jo Cottrill (Dennis), Barbara Hesson (Jerry), Karen Baldwin (Steve); 12 grandchildren; 10...
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Evelyn Joyce Bragg

February 20, 1927 - May 30, 2017

Bragg, Evelyn, 90, entered into rest on May 30th.She was a former banquet waitress at the Camberly Brown Hotel as well as other hotels. Mrs. Bragg was a member of the Virginia Ave/City Road Chapel Methodist Church and attended the First Church of the Nazarene.She spent her life loving, caring, and serving others around her. In her free time, Evelyn enjoyed gardening, sewing, baking, couponing,...
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Betty June Edwards

September 24, 1935 - May 18, 2017

Edwards, Betty,81, entered into rest on May 18, 2017.She was a charter member with 62 years at Dover Chapel, where she was in the Missionary Society. Mrs. Edwards volunteered at the Kerrick Elementary School library and Shively Area Ministries. She was a talented seamstress.She was preceded in rest by her husband, Charles; a sister, Jean Ford; and two brothers, Bob and Billy Sandefur.Mrs. Edwards...
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Leonard Thomas Miller

September 20, 1943 - May 12, 2017

Leonard T. Miller, 73, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017.He was a retired owner operator of several businesses, and he worked in ministry throughout his life.Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, Terre Cundiff Miller, and a sister, Vonda Elmore. He is survived by his son Paul Miller of Lexington, KY; mother, Beulah Miller; brothers Larry Miller of Las Vegas, Bill Miller of Jacksonville, FL,...
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Terry Lee Schneble

March 13, 1957 - April 30, 2017

Schneble, Terry Lee "Snibbs", 60, of Cub Run, entered into rest on Sunday, April 30th at his home.He was the owner of Snibb's Painting and Trim, Inc. and currently owns Cub Run Cave. Mr. Schneble had formerly owned and operated Rockwood Builders. Snibb enjoyed fishing tournaments and loved antique cars. He was a real cut up. He loved crappie fishing so much his family referred to him as the...
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Richard Wayne Allen

September 5, 1951 - April 27, 2017

Richard W. "Dickie" Allen, Sr., 65, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017.Dickie was a retired oiler for Reynolds Aluminum. He is survived by his wife, Delilah Heavrin Allen; sons Richard W. Allen, Jr. (Robin) and Brian Allen (Leslie); a daughter, Margo Griffin; siblings Bill Allen, Clarke Allen, and Sherry Turner; and grandchildren Chris, Jonathan, Jordan, Jason, Tyler, Makaylee McKnight, and...
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Waylon Cooper Sowders

September 25, 2016 - April 26, 2017

Waylon Cooper Sowders, infant son of Justin and Sarah Sowders and beloved puppy Stretch, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017.Besides his parents, he is survived by his grandparents Tony and Andrea Coomer, Jennifer Sowders, and Neal Altman; great-grandparents Allen and Lynn Lee, Andy and Sharon Weston, and Tony and Phyllis Coomer; great-great-grandparents Thelma and Jim Adams; aunts Rachel...
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Kenneth Lewis Stibbins

January 30, 1924 - April 22, 2017

Stibbins, Kenneth,93, entered into rest on April 22, 2017.He was a retired minister for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and pastor for churches in Cynthiana, Crab Orchard and Hardinsburg, KY. Mr. Stibbins was an US Army vetereran of WW II and a member of Valley View Church for 40 years.He was preceded in rest by his wife, Mildred Stibbins, and a son, Gary Stibbins.Mr. Stibbins is...
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Shirley Ann Clark

March 14, 1938 - April 18, 2017

Clark, Shirley, 79, entered into rest on April 18th.She was formerly of Caneyville, KY and attended the Church of God of Prophecy.She was preceded in rest by her husband, John Clark.Mrs. Clark is survived by a son, Ronald Clark (Cherie); a daughter, Paula Spurlock (Joey Brown); three grandchildren, Christie Cooke (Bryan), Beth Thomas (Rick) and Mark Hamilton (Megan Bauer); two great-grandchildren...
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Horatio Delibasic Clevelane Harris

March 19, 1980 - April 15, 2017

Horatio Delibasic Clevelane Harris was born on March 19, 1980 to John McKinley and Sonia-Pope-Harris in Louisville, Kentucky. He was the only child born to this union. They decided to name him Clevelane in honor of his grandfather. The Lord called Horatio from this life, and he departed this life on April 15, 2017 at Suburban Hospital. His family and friends were blessed to have him for 37...
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David Lee Harshfield

January 7, 1940 - April 14, 2017

Harshfield, David "Speedy", 77, died on Friday, April 14, 2017.He was predeceased by his parents, Buck and Edna Harshfield, and a sister, Bonnie Roy.Mr. Harshfield is survived by sons, Grant and Todd Harshfield; siblings, Patsy Thompson (Tommy), Dona Bell (Randle), Charlie Harshfield, Lana Givans (Ronnie), Karen Vincent (Pete), and Hope Tucker; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.His service...
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Bessie Pauline Davis

April 23, 1929 - April 6, 2017

DAVIS, Bessie, 87, entered into rest on Thursday, April 6, 2017.She was a retired machine operator with Papercone and a member of Dixie Valley Church of God.Mrs. Davis is survived by a daughter, Charolette Gail Theiler (Steve); three sons, Willie "Bill" Mills (Barbara); Michael Mills and Jesse Davis (Teresa); nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Her funeral will be on Monday at 2pm at...
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Richard E. Nichols

July 21, 1949 - April 5, 2017

NICHOLS, RICHARD "RICKY", 67, went to be with the Lord on April 5, 2017.He was a member of the Forestpark Com¬munity Church and attended Kaleidoscope and Life Works East Day Programs.Richard was preceded in rest by his father, Squire Nichols, and his mother and step-father, Bettie and Dick Cornett.He is survived by his sisters, Kim Hunt (Danny), Vickie, and Tina Nichols; his brothers, John,...
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Rose Mary Webb

June 11, 1938 - April 3, 2017

Rose Mary Webb, 78, of Louisville, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital. Rose Mary was a medical secretary for a neurosurgical group for many years prior to her retirement. Her greatest joy in life came from her dogs, as she had a great love for animals, and the caring for her mother and father throughout her life. Rose Mary was also a member of Grace Crossing...
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Diana Sue Olsson

March 13, 1947 - April 2, 2017

Diana Sue Olsson, 70, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017.She was a retired employee of the US Post Office, where she had worked for 38 years.Diana was preceded in death by her husband Robert Olsson, and her parents Edwin and Lucy Frances Herp. She is survived by her brothers Tom Herp (Terry), Richard Herp, and John Herp; nephews, Tommy, Steven, Jason, Johnny, and Nathan; niece, Jennifer; great...
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Raymond Carson Cary

January 30, 1944 - March 27, 2017

Raymond Carson CaryJan 30th 1944 - Mar 27, 2017A graduate of Butler High School, Ray enlisted in the US Air Force and served during the Vietnam War earning both a National Defense Service Medal and a Vietnam Service Medal. After the Air Force, Ray served on the Louisville Police Department for 31 years earning the rank of Lieutenant and graduating from the Southern Police Institute at UofL. Ray...
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Lyle Thomas Weatherholt

November 5, 1949 - March 20, 2017

Weatherholt, Lyle, 67, entered into rest on Monday, March 20, 2017.He was co-owner of the Two Trades Plumbing and did commercial development. Lyle was a past vice-president of Louisville Apartment Association, a member of Pleasure Valley Lions Club. He partnered in many commercial ventures.Mr. Weatherholt was preceded in rest by his father, Bernard Weatherholt.He is survived by his wife, Deborah;...
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Edna Elizabeth Williams

July 19, 1930 - March 19, 2017

Edna Elizabeth Williams passed away peacefully at the age of 86, surrounded by her family, on March 19th, 2017. Edna was a lifelong Catholic and member of St. Paul's Parish. She is preceded in death by her son, Steven Hutchison Sr. She is survived by her daughter Celesta (Rick) Arnold, son Robb (Pam) Williams, daughter Gwen Williams, grandchildren Steven Jr (Victoria), Joseph (Sabree) and...
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Clayton John Randolph

May 7, 1923 - March 15, 2017

Clayton J. "Pops" Randolph, 93, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center.He was a retired warehouse foreman for Champion (Nationwide) Paper Company and an Army veteran of WWII.Clayton was preceded in death by his wife Bonnie Sue Randolph, and sons Michael Randolph, Robert Randolph, Connie McCloud, and William McCloud. Survivors include his daughter and caregiver...
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Betty Jane Land

January 8, 1924 - March 11, 2017

Land, Betty Kielhorn, 93, entered into rest on Saturday, March 11, 2017.She was a member of Beechland Baptist Church and participated in the Live Wires there.Mrs. Land was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Land, and a grandson, Eric Birnbaum.She is survived by four sons, Gary Land (Becky), Chris Land (Judy), David Land (Billie) and Jim Land (Debbie); a daughter, Susan Birnbaum (Richard); 10...
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Charles Louis Bales

May 20, 1942 - March 10, 2017

BALES, Charles Louis 74, entered into rest on March 10, 2017.He was the son of the late James M. and Delphie "Watson" Bales.He was born in Leitchfield, KY May 20, 1942He was a retired Master Sergeant with the Air Force. He had also worked in management with American Builders and Circuit City.Mr. Bales is survived by his wife, Eleanor Rose Agee-Bales; a stepson, Matthew Burdett Agee; a...
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Janine Lee Baldwin

November 23, 1954 - March 5, 2017

BALDWIN, Janine Lee, 62, entered into rest on Sunday, March 5, 2017. She had worked as a nurses' aid. Ms. Baldwin is survived by two brothers, Jack Baldwin II (of California) and Brad Baldwin (of Sarasota, FL); and her twin sister, Janelle Baldwin. Cremation was chosen.Arrangements under the direction of Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, Louisville, KY.
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Carol Lyon Bryant

December 14, 1934 - March 4, 2017

Carol L. Bryant, 82, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017.She was a retired bookkeeper for Southend Medical and a member of Shively Church of Christ.Carol was preceded in death by her husband Paul B. Bryant. She is survived by her children Paula Rhea (Glenn), Karen Minogue (John), Amy Smith (Jimmy), and Eric Bryant; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.Her funeral service will be held at 12...
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Eleanora L. Stine

November 1, 1922 - February 28, 2017

Eleanora L. "Nora" Stine, 94, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017.She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and she had worked for the old Naval Ordnance and Louisville Textile.Nora was preceded in death by her husbands Vernon King and Fred Stine; and a sister, Mae Hepke. She is survived by her children, Geraldine Howard, Candy Vessels, Marie Fortner, and Vicky Hardin; a sister, Ethel...
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Robert Frank Haysley

March 10, 1939 - February 27, 2017

Robert Frank Haysley, 77, of Jamestown, Ky. died Monday, February 27, 2917 at his home. He was born March 10, 1939 in Louisville, Ky to the late Frank & Josephine Weber Haysley.He was a Production Engineer in the tobacco industry and a veteran of US Army.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Haysley.Survivors include his wife, Judy Haysley, Jamestown; 6...
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Wanda Lee Gripp

January 30, 1936 - February 27, 2017

Wanda L. Gripp, 81, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center.She was a retired graphic designer and a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Gripp, Sr., and her brother, Fred Holman. She is survived by her children, Pamala Lipani (John), Sharon Zemanski (Kevin), and James E. Gripp, Jr.; 7 grandchildren; and 10...
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AnnNetta Marie Cleary

September 10, 1962 - February 17, 2017

AnnNetta M. Cleary, 54, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Baptist Health Louisville.She was a former clerk for the City of St. Matthews and Jefferson County PVA, and she was a member of the Chinese Shar-Pei Club of America.AnnNetta was preceded in death by her mother, Doris Duckworth. She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Donald Cleary; daughter, Elizabeth Cleary; father, Charles...
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Patsy Jane Summers

July 28, 1930 - February 14, 2017

Summers, Patsy J., 86, entered in rest on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was retired as a buyer from the Army Air Force Exchange Center. Mrs. Summers is survived by her son, Bill Summers (Cathy); two grandchildren, Allison Allen (Shea) and Joseph Summers (Ashley); and two great-grandchildren, Jude Allen and Avery Summers.Her funeral will be on Friday at 10am at the Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710...
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Adam Charles Cole

January 26, 1987 - February 1, 2017

Adam C. Cole, 30, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017.He worked as a machine operator for Sound Publishing in Seattle prior to returning to Louisville. As a youth, he had a passion for football and played with PRP Youth Sports. Adam is survived by his mother, Michele Cole; his father, Charles Cole and his wife Tifani; brother, Nicholas Cole; half-brothers, Matthew and Alex Cole; uncle,...
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Mark Douglas Masters

May 8, 1955 - January 29, 2017

Masters, Mark Douglas, 61, entered into rest on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He worked in produce at Walmart and had been a supervisor with Stardust Cruisers in Monticello. Mr. Masters was preceded in rest by his father, George Masters, and brother, Dennis Masters.He is survived by his wife, Beneda; two sons, Ronald Masters (Karen) and Andrew Masters (Laura); a daughter, Amy Henderson (Jeff); a...
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Raymond Milton Stroxtile

December 13, 1950 - January 28, 2017

Raymond M. Stroxtile, 66, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Norton Audubon Hospital.He was a retired forklift operator for Worthington Steel and he attended Cardinal Hill Baptist Church.Survivors include cousins Jimmy Stroxtile (Addie) and Debra Strabel (Don); and second cousins Lacey Rae (Christian) and Tarra Francisco (Tony). His funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm Friday at Heady...
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Nova T. Devine

December 11, 1925 - January 27, 2017

Mother was born December 11, 1925 in Owensboro, KY and passed away on January 27, 2017. She moved to Louisville as a teen and married our father, Lester Devine, on January 27, 1945, when he returned after serving overseas in the Army during World War II. She worked in the home while her children were small and later worked at the Louisville Chair Company as a sewing machine operator until they...
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Olive L. Busch

February 28, 1931 - January 15, 2017

Olive L. Busch, 85, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Summerfield Health and Rehab.She was preceded in death by her husband, William Busch.A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff.
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Wilma Louise Bewley

November 13, 1931 - January 11, 2017

Bewley, Wilma Louise, 85, entered into rest on January 11, 2017. She was a retired general foreman for P. Lorillard and was an in-home caregiver.She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, and her brothers, Cecil and Clark Nevitt.Mrs. Bewley was survived by her two daughters, Rhonda Ratliff (Robert) and Deborah Evans (Daniel); a son, Lynn Bewley; nine grandchildren, Michael Bewley (Lisa),...
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Christopher Joseph O'Neil

March 14, 1942 - January 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, Louisville, KY.
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Barbara Boyer

June 12, 1938 - December 28, 2016

78, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.She was a retired tutor for JCPS and a member of the Evangel World Prayer Center.Mrs. Boyer was preceded in rest by her parents, Maynaird and Lorene James.She is survived by her husband, Duane Boyer; four sons, Phillip Howard (Aggie), Allen Howard (Cheryl), James Howard (Pam), and Donovan Howard (Tina); two daughters, Jackie Soukup and Sheryl...
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Robert Clayton Vincent

March 4, 1951 - December 27, 2016

65, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. He was a retired machine operator for Philip Morris and was a Special Needs Transportation Assistant for JCPS. Mr. Vincent was a member of the Clagett Baptist Church, a Teamster and attended the old City Road United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Mary Vincent, three sisters and two brothers.Mr. Vincent...
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Rose Mary Mohr

September 13, 1940 - December 26, 2016

Mohr, Rose, 76, entered into rest on Monday, December 26, 2016.She was a retired nurse's aide at the Hazelwood Hospital. Ms. Mohr was a member of the Kentucky Right to Life, Mary Queen of Peace, where she also volunteered, and the Altar Society. She is survived by a niece, Debra Strabel (Don); great nieces, Tarra Francisco (care giver)(Tony) and Lacey Rae (Christian); great-great nephews, Dylan...
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Jo Ann Probus

February 3, 1936 - December 20, 2016

Jo Ann Dennison Probus, 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in the early morning. Jo Ann was a faithful member of Ormsby Heights Baptist Church for over 50 years. She ministered to several shut-ins by sending them notes and church bulletins. She was a wonderful stay at home mom. She babysat not only grandkids, but many children of friends and family. Once her...
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Louis Frederick Quaack

April 11, 1928 - December 20, 2016

Louis F. Quaack, Jr., 88, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.He was a retired printer and production manager for Central Printing and Falls City Printing, a member of Garrs Lane United Methodist Church, and a Navy veteran of WWII and Korea, which included serving on the USS Furse. He was a member of American Legion Post 220, Garrs Lane United Methodist...
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Roger Dale Massie

October 25, 1945 - December 12, 2016

Massie, Roger Dale, 71, entered into rest on Monday, December 12th. Mr. Massie was retired after 20 years as a staff sergeant with the US Army and had worked as a deck hand for American Commercial Barge Line. He was a member of the American Legion Post 200 and a member of the Bowling Association. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Wilma; a daughter, Dawn Massie; two step-daughters, Tracy...
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James Willard Smith

May 25, 1946 - December 11, 2016

James "Jimmy" W. Smith, Sr, 73, of West Point, entered into rest on Friday, December 9th at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital.Jimmy was an excellent mechanic and could diagnose a problem just hearing the car run. He was an avid pool player, and he loved everyone he came into contact with. He was the type of person to give you his last dollar if he felt you needed it more than him. There was no...
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Raymond Lester Burdon

October 1, 1929 - December 7, 2016

Raymond "Les" Burdon, 87, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016.Les was a retired employee of Ford Motor Company, previous owner of Les's Bar, and a former carrier for the Courier Journal. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the VFW Mill Creek Post 5421.He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Stewart Burdon; sons Ron Burdon and Rick Burdon (Bunny); grandson, Eric...
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Shirley Mae Leep

April 12, 1936 - December 6, 2016

LEEP, SHIRLEY MAE, 80, lost her sudden battle with cancer and was called home to Heaven on December 6, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years Eugene Leep, her brother Reginald "June" Raggard, sister Doris "Dot" Ford, and parents Reginald and Belle Raggard.Her family has lost a devoted mother, grandmother great-grandmother, aunt and great aunt. The list of cousins, double...
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Kenneth Howard Coomer

January 15, 1932 - December 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, Louisville, KY.
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Sarah Ophelia Halbauer

May 15, 1926 - December 4, 2016

Sarah Ophelia Halbauer (Shaw) 90 went to her Heavenly Father on the wings of angels. She died peacefully at Essex surrounded by her family. Ophelia was born May 15, 1926 in Meriwether, Georgia to the late Raymon and Dera (Shuemate) Shaw. She was united in marriage to John J. Halbauer from St. Paul Minnesota December 20, 1947 in Elizabethtown , Kentucky for 68 years.They met in Kentucky when...
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Nina Pearl Hart

August 18, 1933 - November 30, 2016

HART, Nina, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Park Terrace.She worked at making a home for her children.Mrs. Hart was preceded in rest by her husband, Robert; a granddaughter, Olivia; and a great-grandson, Noah.She is survived by her children, Robert Hart (Gail); Michael Hart (Monica), Ginger Richardson (Bill), Debbie Blevins (Brent), Donna Davis (David), Diane Mellons (Steve),...
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Frances Ruth Schwiermann

April 20, 1925 - November 9, 2016

Frances Ruth Schwiermann, 91, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 9, 2016.She was a retired employee of Shively Drugs / Taylor Drugs.She is survived by a daughter, Regina Brever; son, Donald Schwierman; brother, Kenneth Rouse; sister, Mary Alvey; 4 grandchildren, Kristin, Dana, Tracy, and Theresa; and 5 great-grandchildren.Her funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday at Heady...
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James Raymond Basham

May 8, 1927 - November 8, 2016

James "Ray" Basham Sr., 89, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016.He was a retired ironworker for Local 70, former co-owner of Custom Welding Ornamental Iron Inc., and a Navy veteran of WWII.Ray was preceded in death by his wife Mary "Billie" Brumitt Basham and a daughter, Sherryl McCubbins. He is survived by a daughter, Susan Delaney; sons James R. Basham, Jr. and Dennis Basham;...
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Charles Wayne McCarty

February 13, 1951 - November 6, 2016

Charles W. "Charley" McCarty, 65, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016.He was a retired dispatcher for JH Ball Moving and Storage, an Army veteran of the Vietnam era, and an avid UK fan.Charley was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Bader; a brother Larry McCarty, and his mother Edna Mae Fanton McCarty. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda Gallahue McCarty; sons, Chris McCarty (Mendy)...
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Phillip Andrew Buckman

July 21, 1948 - November 6, 2016

Phillip Andrew Buckman (Phil) entered into eternal peace on November 6, 2016 after a brief illness.Phil was predeceased by his parents, Jim and Alice Buckman. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty,and two sons, David (Rebecca) and Jon (Amy). He was a proud grandpa to Aaron (Arielle), Elizabeth, Dani, Christopher and Grace, and enjoyed one great-grandson, Robert.Phil is also survived by...
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Bennie Lee Gunter

November 25, 1932 - November 2, 2016

Gunter, Bennie L. "Sarge" "Big Ben",83, entered into rest on November 2, 2016. Mr. Gunter was a retired sergeant with the US Army and maintenance worker with the Housing Authority of Louisville. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Charla Gunter; his "adopted" daughter, Missy Shellman; three "adopted" grandchildren, Chase and Ben Shellman and Chelsey...
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Agnes Earlene Wheeler

March 17, 1928 - October 19, 2016

Agnes Earlene Wheeler, 88, met Jesus face to face on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. She is survived by her daughter, Diane; her granddaughter, Misty; her grandson, Chris and his wife, Amy, her great grandchildren Luke and Livia, her sister, Wanda Henon, her niece and nephews and their families, and her caregivers at Park Terrace Nursing Home. She is now reunited with her husband of 30 years, Carl...
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Virginia Hash

July 15, 1932 - October 19, 2016

Virginia Hash, 84, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Calvin Coolidge Hash, this past August. Our mother was a sweet, silly and funny person and made our childhood wonderful even when times were hard. It is because of her we didn't even know that things were hard. Friends were always welcome in our house and our friends enjoyed...
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Alden C. Cushman

August 11, 1927 - October 14, 2016

Alden "Corky" Cushman, 89, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016.He was a retired warehouse worker for Louisville Tile, a Navy veteran, and a lifetime member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church where he had served as a deacon.Corky is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marie Davis Cushman; children, Barry Cushman (Pam), Tim Cushman (Valerie), and Lisa Wheeler (Denny); 5 grandchildren; and 3 great...
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