Our Obituaries

Mary Ann Erhart Duff

January 2, 1928 - January 27, 2018

Mary Ann Erhart Duff, 90, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018.She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse L. Duff and her son, David L. Duff.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Thomas M. Duff (Rebecca), Sue Russell (Tom), Michael S. Duff; daughter-in-law, Tracy Duff; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren.A Funeral Service is Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00 am at...
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Judy Ann McKnight

January 23, 1956 - January 26, 2018

Judy Ann McKnight, 62, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018. Judy was a strong Christian who dedicated her life to serving God and helping others. No matter what the obstacle she always persevered with a smile on her face. Judy had a big heart and was a kind and nurturing soul. She was a wonderful nurse, giver, daughter, sister, friend, mother and grandmother.She was preceded in death by her...
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Grover Booth

July 21, 1927 - January 25, 2018

Grover "Tommy" Booth Jr., 90, of Louisville, passed away January 25, 2018.Tommy was a retired Truck Driver for Motor Convoy and a member of Jehovah's Witness Fern Valley Congregation.He is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Rita Miles Booth and sons Steve and Ray Booth.Left to cherish his memory are his children, Grover Booth (Gina), Greg Booth, and Jackie Gardner; sister, Thelma Jean...
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Ingrid Ann Wathen

June 14, 1944 - January 24, 2018

Ann Wathen 73, of Russell Springs Kentucky, passed away January 24, 2018.Ann is preceded in death by her mother Pauline Jackson.Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 53 years, Alonzo Wathen III; children, Alonzo Wathen IV, Elizabeth Marie Wathen, and Susie Wathen; 5 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held noon Saturday at Evergreen Funeral Home...
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Norma J. Butler

March 17, 1945 - January 23, 2018

Norma J. Butler, 72, passed away Tuesday at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Dale Butler and her grandson William Hollingsworth Butler. She is survived by her children Holly Newman Perrone, Christopher D. Butler (Joanie), and Amy Longaker Perry (Woodrow), 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Visitation will be at Evergreen Funeral Home Saturday,...
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Calvin Coolidge Tomes

February 10, 1925 - January 23, 2018

Tomes, Calvin, 92, passed away January 23, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Carolyn Corker Tomes; grandson, Benjamin Bradlee Weiss; parents, Elbert and Lois Cox Tomes; and siblings, Cleo Tomes Renfrow, Corene Tomes Embry, George Tomes, Gertie Tomes Tarrance, Grady Tomes, Leah Tomes Dearing and Pauline Tomes. Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Lois Herden (Richard)...
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John David Hemmer

December 14, 1945 - January 21, 2018


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Fred G. Claypool

June 21, 1924 - January 21, 2018

Claypool, Fred G., 93, passed away on January 21, 2018. He was a resident of Nazareth Clifton Home in Clifton for the last 6 months, having formerly lived in the Okolona part of Louisville.He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy (Miller) in 2010. They were long-time members of Bethlehem Baptist Church at Indian Trail. Left to cherish his memory are his two sons and a daughter, Douglas...
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James A. Headley

October 14, 1926 - January 20, 2018

James A. Headley, 91 years of Louisville, KY, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Franciscan Healthcare Center.James retired from Durkees Foods. He served in the US Marines in World War II in Okinawa Japan. He has been a long time member of Farmdale Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and choir member. He loved music and enjoyed singing.James was preceded in death by his son,...
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Vicente Rodriguez Ramirez

March 10, 1993 - January 20, 2018

Vicente Rodriguez Ramirez, 24, of Louisville, passed away January 20, 2018. He was the owner of Migo's Construction LLC and the owner of Los Cardenales Softball Team. He is survived by his parents, Vicente Ramirez and Maria Rodriguez; sister, Elisabet Ramirez; grandparents, Vicente Ramirez and Minerva Ramirez and Juan F. Rodriguez and Maria M. Rodriguez; and his aunts, uncles, cousins, and...
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Christian Lewis Sullivan

July 24, 1992 - January 19, 2018

Sullivan, Christian Lewis, 25, passed away January 19, 2018.He was preceded in death by his Nannie, Karen Kirtley; cousin, Shawn Graf; and his great-grandfathers.Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Jennifer Kirtley Brown; sister, Calie Brown; papaw, Fred L. Kirtley; nana, Joan Kirtley; granny, Marilyn Jackson; uncle, Sam Kirtley (Andrea); cousins, Dalton Kirtley, Cole Kirtley, Cameron...
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Arthur William Sego

June 19, 1923 - January 19, 2018

Arthur William Sego Jr., 94, of Louisville, passed away January 19, 2018. He was a retired manager of Western Auto, an Army veteran of WWII, and a member of Community of Christ Church. He was an avid golfer and UofL fan. He was preceded in death by his son, James Arthur Sego. Left to cherish his memory are his children, Janice Young, Jean Williams(Mike), and Julia Kendall(Marty); 9 grandchildren;...
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Sarah Jeanette Dunbar

December 26, 1939 - January 18, 2018


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Marie B. Phillips

May 26, 1936 - January 17, 2018

Marie B. Phillips 81, of Louisville, passed away January 17, 2018.Mrs. Phillips was a retired employee of the University of Louisville where she worked in the Purchasing Department. She also served as the former President of PMAL. Marie had a love for traveling and in recent years was able to complete her goal of visiting all 50 states.She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Phillips...
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Al Robbins

January 18, 1953 - January 17, 2018

Robbins, Al, 64, passed away January 17, 2018.He was preceded in death by his parents, Cary A. and Blanche Robbins; and brother, David Roberts.Left to cherish his memory is his loving companion, Ann Robbins; children, Chelsey Polston and Nathan Robbins; stepdaughters, Tina Berry (Sean) and Barbara Ann Reed (Aaron); siblings, Debbie Trayner, Jan Weston, and twin sister, Glenda Walls (David); and...
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John Robert Schindler

November 4, 1927 - January 16, 2018

John Robert "Bob" Schindler, 90, of Louisville, passed away January 16, 2018. He was a retired maintenance mechanic for Tube Turns and a Navy veteran of WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife, Berladean Presley Schindler. Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Ray Schindler(Mary Bo) and Larry Schindler(Joan); grandchildren, Rob Maggard(Joanne), Martin Schindler, Renee' Hack, and Ed...
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Bonnie Lynn Proctor

April 14, 1957 - January 16, 2018

Proctor, Bonnie Lynn, 60, passed away January 16, 2018.She was preceded in death by her father, James W. Frazier Sr.; and sisters, Valarie Fenwick, Polly Jo Frazier and Rebecca Ruth Frazier.Left to cherish her memory is her son, Albert E. Proctor Jr.; siblings, James W. Frazier Jr., Edward A. Frazier and Samuel J. Benzinger Jr.; mother, Valarie J. Benzinger (Dorce Andrews); stepfather, Samuel J....
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Ruby G. Mahoney

November 25, 1925 - January 14, 2018

Ruby G. Mahoney, age 92 passed away on Sunday January 14, 2018. Ruby was born November 25, 1925 in Louisville, Kentucky. Ruby was an avid bingo player, homemaker, and an excellent cook.She was preceded by her husband Garnet Mahoney; daughters, Shirley Hoskins, Joyce Ranney; parents, Fred and Hester Goldsmith; and brother, Ulus Goldsmith.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Linda Mahoney,...
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Steven Owen Martin

March 25, 1954 - January 14, 2018

Steven Owen Martin, 63, of Louisville, passed away January 14, 2018. He was born March 25, 1954 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a retired bus driver for the Special Needs East Division of Jefferson County Public Schools and a retired supervisor for PNC Bank. He was an Army veteran and a member of Beechmont Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Owen Martin. Left to...
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Lita Brown

August 22, 1962 - January 14, 2018

Brown, Lolita J., 55, passed away January 14, 2018. She loved being around children and her dogs. Lolita never met a stranger and enjoyed spending time with her family. Lolita was preceded in death by her parents, George Louis Brown Sr. and Joyce Ann Donohue. Left to cherish her memory is her boyfriend, Chris Morrison; siblings, Reschelle Y. Brown and George Brown Jr. (Barbara); nieces and...
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Isaac B. Norton

March 11, 1937 - January 12, 2018

Norton, Isaac B., 80, passed away January 12, 2018. Isaac was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Beulah Norton; grandparents, Isaac and Lucy Norton, and Basil and Bertha Dowell; and sisters, Bernice Basham and Nancy Roberts. Left to cherish his memory is his friend, Nancy Sanders; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10 am at...
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James E. Wade

July 29, 1957 - January 12, 2018

Wade, Jr., James Edward, 60, entered into eternal rest on January 12, 2018. A native Louisvillian, Jim graduated from Fairdale High School and earned a business degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. He was also a veteran and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.As a skilled collision technician, Jim worked and managed several shops in the area before achieving his dream of owning his...
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Phillip Creager

July 2, 1940 - January 12, 2018

Creager Sr., Phillip "Red", 77, entered into eternal rest on January 12, 2018. Phillip was a loving and caring man who loved to spend time with his family. He was a member of the St. Matthews Masonic Lodge #906. Phillip retired after 35 years from Ford Motor Company.He was preceded in death by his step-father, Cecil Curtis; mother, Catherine Curtis; and brother, William Creager.Those left to...
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Beverly JoAnn McCoy

December 28, 1934 - January 12, 2018

Beverly JoAnn McCoy, 83, went to be with her heavenly Father on Friday, January 12, 2018. She truly was the epitome of Proverbs 31:10-31. I'm quite certain her knees stayed bloody from all the praying she did. She was a fierce prayer warrior. Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Richard Hood, Sr. and Minnie Louis Clements; and brother, Joseph Richard Hood, Jr.Left to cherish...
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Cindy Lou Baugh

July 26, 1958 - January 11, 2018

Baugh, Cindy, born July, 26 1958, entered into eternal rest on January 11, 2018. Cindy was a loving and caring woman who enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved to bowl and was often found at Fern Valley Strike-N-Spare. She collected angel statues and figurines and was an avid UK fan. GO BIG BLUE!She was preceded in death by her parents, Phyllis and Len Curry Sr.Those left to cherish...
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Donald H. McMillin

September 7, 1935 - January 10, 2018

Donald Herbert McMillin, 82, passed away on January 10, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones at Audubon Hospital. He was born September 7, 1935 to Edward and Virginia (Barmore) in the tiny town of Shipping Port, KY. He went to Shawnee High School and was a sergeant in the military. After his military service he worked as an insurance salesman, a realtor and he retired working as an x-ray tech...
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Nancy Jean Giles

March 22, 1932 - January 9, 2018

Giles, Nancy J., 85, of Louisville passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 surrounded by her family. She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, Jazzercise, dancing, and spending time with the neighbors.Those left to cherish Nancy's memory include the man of her dreams and husband of 62 years, Joe; daughters, Cathy (Mark), Connie (Tom), Cindy (Jack), and Carol (Kevin); grandchildren, L.T....
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Mary Edna Olgine

June 22, 1933 - January 9, 2018

It is with great sadness the family of Mary (Burnett) Olgine announces her passing at the age of 84 in Louisville, KY. She was born on June 22, 1933 in Tompkinsville, KY to Ike & Annie Burnett. Mary moved to Louisville when she was 16 years old and worked various jobs until the birth of her only child. She finished her working career at Phillip Morris and American Cellophane. Mary was a member...
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Martha F. Distler

July 4, 1929 - January 8, 2018


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Roger John Tillman

December 6, 1948 - January 7, 2018

Tillman, Roger J., 69, entered into eternal rest on January 7, 2018. Roger was a loving and caring man who loved spending time with his family. Roger enjoyed fishing and custom cars as a pass time.He was preceded in death by his sister, Cynthia Aldridge.Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 40 years, Linda Tillman; children, Rachel Allgood, Brian Tillman, and Eric Tillman;...
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James Lester Rowe

March 21, 1929 - January 5, 2018

Rowe, James L. "Jim", 88, went to be with his Heavenly Father on January 5, 2018. He worked many years for Winn Dixie and Axton Candy Company and later owned several smaller food marts, including Jim Dandy's. Jim was a member of Beechland Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge #511.Jim was preceded in death by his parents; and eight siblings.Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Mary Ann Rowe;...
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John Lowrey Irby

February 12, 1928 - January 4, 2018

Irby, John Lowery Jr., 89, passed away January 4, 2018.He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Jean Irby.Left to cherish his memory are his children, John L. Irby III (Kathi) and Jan Preston (Fred); grandchildren, Jessica Luther (Nicholas), John L. Irby IV (Amanda) and Kelly Irby; great-grandchildren, Abigail Luther, Ethan Luther and Luke Irby; and friend and companion, Jane Bottom.A funeral...
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Anna Aline Hill

January 6, 1921 - January 1, 2018

Hill, Anna Aline, 96, passed away January 1, 2018.She was preceded in death by her husband, James Albert Hill; and son, Garrett "Gary" Wayne Hill.Left to cherish her memory are her sons, James Ronald Hill (Mussetta) and Stephen Hill (Melissa); grandchildren, Kim Skinner, Terry Hill (Karen), James Robert Hill (Darla) and Stephen Nicholas Hill (Amy); great-grandchildren, David Smith and Ryan Hill;...
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Alyne Rosalyn Moore

January 12, 1925 - December 29, 2017

Alyne Rosalyn Moore, 92, of Louisville, passed away December 29, 2017. She was born January 12, 1925 in Jefferson County, Kentucky to the late Dewey Bryant and Tisha Penn Bryant. She was preceded in death by her husband, Selbert Moore. Survivors include her children, Robert Moore, Barbara Bilbrey, and Patricia Moore; grandchildren, Paul Lenney and Kristin Hinz; great-grandchildren, Leah and Jenna...
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Dorothy M. Logsdon

February 18, 1921 - December 29, 2017

Dorothy M. Logsdon, age 96, passed away on Friday December 29, 2017. Dorothy was born February 18, 1921. She was a loving, caring, wonderful person.She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Clayton Logsdon; her daughter, Janet Logsdon Renfrow.Left to cherish Dorothy's memory are her children, Darryl Logsdon (Melanie), Morton Logsdon (Ramona), and Pam Chandler (David);...
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Donald Bristow Dixon

August 7, 1928 - December 28, 2017

Dixon, Donald "Pap", 89, went to be with his Heavenly Father on December 28, 2017. Don was a loving and caring man who loved to spend time with his family. He was a member of Saint Athanasius Catholic Church. Don was a self employed finish carpenter. He was loved and cherished by many people and will be greatly missed.He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Dixon.Those left to cherish his...
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Jane B. Hjermenrud

January 25, 1947 - December 26, 2017

Jane B. Hjermenrud 70, of Louisville, passed away December 26, 2017. Mrs. Hjermenrud is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hjermenrud , son Bradley Hjermenrud, and her parents Cletus and Mildred Bumann.Left to cherish her memory is her son, Adam Hjermenrud (Pam) and sister Joyce Hester (John).A Graveside Service will be held 2:30 pm Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery.Memorial donations in Jane...
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Winfred Blair

April 12, 1929 - December 26, 2017

Blair, Winfred "Windy", 88, entered into eternal rest on December 26, 2017. Windy was a lifetime member of Longfield United Baptist Church. He was fortunate enough to retire twice, from both International Harvester and Funeral Auto. Windy joined the United States Army serving in the Korean War. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge 865.He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth O. Blair.Those...
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John Fredrick Menear

August 2, 1935 - December 26, 2017

John Fredrick Menear "Fred", age 82, passed away December 26, 2017. He was born on August 2, 1935 to Robert F. and Beryl M. Menear in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Fred attended Happy Valley High School in Elizabethton, TN and was selected for the Who's Who of American Students award. After high school Fred attended Milligan College in Johnson City, TN where he received the Wall Street Journal...
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Micky Woods

September 14, 1943 - December 25, 2017

Micky Woods 74, of Louisville, passed away December 25, 2017.Mrs. Woods was a retired cook and night manager for the Executive Bowl Bowling Alley where she also was a member of the Women's Bowling League. Micky had a love of horses, was an avid bingo player and enjoyed Elvis Presley music. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Norman Woods and several siblings.Left to cherish her memory...
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Bernadette Helen Perdue

September 17, 1951 - December 25, 2017

Perdue, Bernadette "Bernie", 66 went to be with her Heavenly Father on December 25, 2017. Bernie was a devout Catholic and was a member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church. She was dedicated to her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Bernie was an exceptional nurse for over 30 years working at Methodist and Baptist East Hospitals. She also could be found dancing as one of...
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Ruby Dee Wilbert

September 23, 1920 - December 24, 2017

Wilbert, Ruby Dee, 97, entered into eternal rest on December 24, 2017. Ruby was a resident at Brooksdale when she passed. She was a world class mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Ruby worked for 28 years at Brown & Williamson in quality control. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ollie and Florence Preston; husband, Robert J. Wilbert Sr.; 1 child; two grandchildren; and 4...
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Uriah Aubrey Winchell

May 3, 1939 - December 24, 2017

Winchell, Uriah Aubrey, 78, passed away December 24, 2017 surrounded by his family. Uriah retired from Ford Motor Company.Uriah was preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey and Helen Winchell and loving brothers and sisters.Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 57 years, Dessie Winchell; 2 sons, Todd Winchell (Melissa), Alan Winchell (Kristi); 4 grandchildren and 2 great...
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Margie Francis Sharpe

May 18, 1932 - December 21, 2017

Margie Francis "Meme" Sharpe, 85, of Shepherdsville, passed away December 21, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Bowers Thomas Sharpe; children, John Minks(Gale), Ronnie Minks(Karen), Susie Allen(Brian), Donna Sharpe, and Jeremy Sharpe(Cindy); 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and her brothers, Miles Riggs Jr., Kenny Riggs, and Charles Riggs(Janie). Funeral...
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Dorothy M. Sydnor

May 31, 1929 - December 21, 2017

Sydnor, Dorothy M., 88, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2017 at Seneca Place Nursing Home. She was a homemaker and she retired as a JCPCS teacher assistant. Dorothy was known for her banana pudding and homemade biscuits. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Vane D. Sydnor; and granddaughter, Angela Sydnor.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Sherry Ballard (Dennis),...
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Robert Rob" Deen Parr

December 15, 1971 - December 19, 2017

Parr, Robert "Robby" "Rob" Deen Jr., 46, passed away December 19, 2017.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Deen Parr Sr. and Louise Parr; and grandparents, Temple Parr and Opal King Parr.Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 21 years, Micki Parr; children, Helen Parr and Deen Parr III; siblings, Bill Paul (Lisa), James Paul (Ellen) and Bobbi Jo Parr Frazier (Brad); and...
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Franklin O'Leary Anderson

June 28, 1942 - December 19, 2017

Franklin O'Leary Anderson Sr., 75, of Fairdale, passed away December 19, 2017. He was born June 28, 1942 in Louisville, KY to the late James A. Anderson and Rachel Sowders Anderson. He was retired from Pillsbury after 38 years of service. He was preceded in death by his brother, J.B. Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Jamison Anderson; children, Tonya Saltsman(Lannie), Franklin Anderson...
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June June Logsdon

July 20, 1920 - December 17, 2017

Annetta June Logsdon, 97, went to meet her Heavenly Father on December 17, 2017. She was born July 20, 1920 in Cub Run, Kentucky to the late Willie Cleveland Appleby and Mattie Flowers Appleby. She was the fourth of nine children, eight girls and one boy, and they each preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Logsdon. She is survived by her children, Cecil C....
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Virginia Ann Shuff

September 28, 1932 - December 17, 2017

Shuff, Virginia Ann, 85, passed into eternal peace on December 17, 2017. She was kind, witty and loving woman and a source of joy to everyone. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Paul M. Shuff Jr.; parents, George and Eleanor Herbig; and her beloved dog, Cookie. Left to cherish her memory is her devoted and loving family that include her children, Steve Shuff Sr. (Alice),...
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Charles Patrick Brasher

October 5, 1958 - December 16, 2017

Brasher, Charles Patrick, 59, passed into eternal peace on December 16, 2017. He was an Army veteran, musician, and loved to travel. He was preceded in death by his father, Hurley M. Brasher Sr., and his brother, Joseph W. Brasher. Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Josephine Lancaster; sisters, Nancy Carter (James), Jeanetta Sanders; brothers, Hurley Brasher Jr. (Renee), Phillip Brasher,...
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Helen Whitsell Gough

February 23, 1934 - December 15, 2017

Gough, Helen Whitsell, 83, passed peacefully at Norton Audubon Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was formerly of Union County, KY. Helen was a kind, compassionate, caring person that had a card for every occasion.Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 62 years, Joe Gough; her son, Michael Gough (Judy); daughter, Connie Gough (Don Bledsoe); grandchildren, Jeffrey Gough ...
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James DeGeorge

November 23, 1940 - December 14, 2017

James (Jock) DeGeorge, 77, passed away December 14, 2017. He was born in Louisville, KY, attended St. Cecelia, Flaget and Southern high school. He later moved to St. Petersburg, FL. In 2013, he returned to Louisville to spend time with his mother, children and grand/great grandchildren. He was retired from Miller Brewing Co and enjoyed Tampa Rays & Bucs games, going to the beach, poker and was...
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Vada Hess Walker

December 17, 1936 - December 12, 2017

Walker, Vada Hess entered into eternal rest on December 12, 2017. Vada was a generous person who graciously helped people in their time of need. She was head strong and independent. Vada took great pride in her home and immaculate care of her yard. She loved animals and often fed the neighborhood strays.She was preceded in death by her husband, John Walker Sr.Those left to cherish her memory...
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James David Roarx

April 28, 1962 - December 11, 2017

James David Roarx, age 55 passed away on Monday December 11, 2017. James was born April 28, 1962. He would give someone the shirt off his back if needed. James was an excellent father and husband and was loved by many. He enjoyed Facebook, talking on the phone, going out of town, and visiting with family. James also loved The Young and the Restless and the UK Wildcats! GO CATS!James was...
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Ronald Lee Larison

January 25, 1948 - December 11, 2017

Ronald Lee Larison, age 69, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Ronald was born January 25, 1948 in Louisville, Kentucky. Ron graduated from DeSales High School in 1966 and retired from MSD. He was an avid fisherman and an avid UofL fan! GO CARDS!Preceding Ron in death are his parents, James and Mildred Larison; his brother, Donald Larison and his wife JoAnn.Left to cherish his memory is...
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Harold Clinton Nichols

June 9, 1938 - December 10, 2017

Nichols Sr., Harold C., 79, entered into eternal rest on December 10, 2017. Harold was a loving and caring man who worked hard to provide for his family. He enjoyed watching sports and going hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. He bowled on a league for several years. Harold also took pleasure in buying and selling collectibles and antiques.He was preceded in death by the love of...
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Natalie Fern Gossett

April 9, 1929 - December 8, 2017

Phelps, Natalie Stepp, 87, passed away December 8, 2017. She enjoyed cooking, going for walks and UK basketball. Natalie will always be remembered as the true caregiver of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward B. Phelps; and parents, William Roger and Ruth Stepp.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Ed Phelps Jr. (Ruth), Joseph L. Phelps (Lois), Deborah M. White ...
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Jerry L. Skinner

January 5, 1946 - December 7, 2017

Skinner, Jerry L., 71, passed away December 7, 2017. He was an Army veteran, retired from GE after 32 years, a Kentucky Colonel and a UK fan. Jerry was also a former commander of AMVETS Post 61, a former volunteer firefighter as a battalion chief and EMT with the Okolona Fire Department.Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Tom Skinner and James Skinner; and sisters, Connie Sly...
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Gilbert L. Shaheen

December 15, 1928 - December 4, 2017

Gilbert Leon Shaheen Sr., 88, died peacefully, surrounded by love, on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Hillcreek Rehabilitation and Care in Louisville, KY.Gilbert is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeanette; his son, Gilbert Jr.; his daughter, Sarah; his daughter-in-law, Rosa; and two grandchildren, Gabrien and Zephen.He was born December 15th, 1928 to Sam and Frieda Shaheen in Louisville, KY....
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Mason Andrew Hershey

March 4, 2015 - December 3, 2017

Hershey, Mason Andrew, born March 4, 2015, passed away December 3, 2017.Mason was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Phyllis Chavin; and great-grandfathers, Arthur Lands Sr. and James Brown.He is the loving son of Jason and Jillian Hershey; also left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Chloe, Jayden, Jeremy, and Tristen Hershey; grandparents, Charles Lands Sr. (Carmella), Rose Marie...
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Leah Ruth Miles

October 15, 1931 - November 30, 2017

Miles, Leah Ruth, 86 entered into eternal rest on November 30, 2017. Leah was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Leah attended Highview Baptist Church. She worked the election polls in Highview every year. She was a member of the Fern Creek Homemakers Club where she crafted quilts and other specialty items that were auctioned for various charities. Leah was an avid...
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Marjorie L. Ferguson

January 30, 1930 - November 27, 2017

Ferguson, Marjorie L., 87, entered into eternal rest on November 27, 2017. Marjorie was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama and then settled in Louisville, Kentucky where she started a family of her own.She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Audrey Nelson; son, Steven Ferguson; sister, Freddie; and brothers, John, Jim, Bill,...
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Gary Hays Dean

November 19, 1964 - November 26, 2017

Dean, Gary H., 53, entered into eternal rest on November 26, 2017. Gary enjoyed working in the yard, going to the lake, and listening to country and classic rock music. He was preceded in death by his son, Tyler Dean. Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Trevor Dean; parents, Filson and Carol Dean, brother, Brian Dean (Dania); nieces, Ashley Jones (Jesse), Alexandria Dean, and...
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Wanda PYLES

November 23, 1951 - November 24, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Evergreen Cemetery.
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Joseph William DeWitt

February 20, 1954 - November 23, 2017

Joseph William "Joe" DeWitt Jr., 63, of Louisville, passed away November 23, 2017. He was born February 20, 1954 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Joseph William DeWitt Sr. and Louise Perkins DeWitt. He was a former shipping clerk for NTH Works. Joe was an Army veteran and an avid UofL fan. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Joyce McGaha; and his beloved Dachshunds, Sydney and...
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Dwight David Parsons

December 2, 1953 - November 21, 2017

Dwight David Parsons Sr., 63, of Louisville, passed away November 21, 2017 at his home. He was born December 2, 1953 in Berea, Kentucky to the late Wendell and Juanita Adams Parsons. He was retired from Republic Services. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 44 years, Rosie Gambrell Parsons; children, Dwight David Parsons Jr.(Brenda), Jason Lee Parsons(Crystal), and Angie Ruth Parsons(Josh...
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Gladys Amelia McCawley

November 25, 1927 - November 21, 2017

McCawley, Gladys Amelia, 89, passed away November 21, 2017.She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Clarence M. McCawley; beautiful daughter, Sharon J. Hayes; beautiful granddaughter, Christy Peyton; and brother, Melvin T. Hartline.Left to cherish Gladys' memory are her daughters, Susan Jackson and Charlotte Foster; grandchildren, Melissa Doggett (Robert), Shelli Mills, Angela...
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Ina Irene Shanks

December 7, 1924 - November 19, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Evergreen Cemetery.
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Leona Frances Rowe

October 6, 1920 - November 19, 2017

Leona Frances Rowe, 97, of Crestwood, passed away November 19, 2017. She was a retired seamstress and a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Rowe; and her grandson, Mark Hardin. She is survived by her daughters, Betty Hardin, JoAnn Yates, Bobbie Craig(Broc), and Brenda Shelton(Wayne); grandchildren, Robert Hardin, Ed Yates, Kim Clifford, Neil...
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Rolla Bronson Andrus

April 26, 1927 - November 19, 2017

Rolla Andrus, 90, of Louisville, passed away November 19, 2017. He was a member of Shively Baptist Church and was a Navy veteran of WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Andrus; and his children, Charles Andrus and Dr. Karen Andrus. Funeral service will be 12pm Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Evergreen Funeral Home with interment in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 10:30am-12pm...
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Rose E. Speas

November 29, 1927 - November 18, 2017

Rose E. Speas 89, of Louisville, passed away November 18, 2017 peacefully in her sleep. Rose was born November 29, 1927 to the late William and Carolyn Williams. She was Baptized at an early age and was also a graduate of Central High School. Rose lived in Boston, MA for over forty years, where she retired as a Bank Teller and was also a loyal New England Patriots fan.Mrs. Speas is preceded in...
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Emogene Mollissa Watson

April 8, 1933 - November 18, 2017

Watson, Emogene Mollissa, 84, born April 8, 1933, passed away November 18, 2017.Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 68 years, Carl Ray Watson Sr.; children, Maida Jean League, Ruth Marie Goldsmith (John), and Carl Watson Jr. (Tammy); grandchildren, Jacqueline Carl Estephan, Angela Mellissa Graf (Dan), Mollissa Ann Knotts, Arielle Marie Goldsmith (Whitney Slice), Joshua Blake...
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Lucy M. Hope

January 20, 1929 - November 15, 2017

Lucy M. Hope, 88, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She attended the Methodist Church. Lucy was a fabulous cook, artist, gardener, and enjoyed needlepointing.Lucy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Norris C. Hope; and siblings, Omar West, Jr., Theora Grigsby, and Stella Salley.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Dale Hope (Karen), Stanley Hope (Connie); grandchildren,...
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Howard Cochran Tingle

December 25, 1937 - November 15, 2017

Tingle, Howard C., 79, entered into eternal rest on November 15, 2017. Howard was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. He began his career with the Louisville Police Department on August 27, 1962 and retired as Lieutenant from the department on May 31, 1989. Howard enjoyed watching UofL play football and basketball, playing golf, and gardening.Those left to cherish his memory...
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Mary Shireman Bomar

April 30, 1923 - November 15, 2017

Mary Bomar, age, 94 passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Mary was born April 30, 1923 in Corydon, Indiana. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Hatan Bomar.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Richard Bomar (Lorraine), Suzanne Nethery; grandsons, Ryan Nethery, Sean Nethery; and sister, Carletta Jones.A Funeral Service will be on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Evergreen...
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Joseph A. Green

June 11, 1950 - November 15, 2017

Green, Joseph "Joe" A., 67, went peacefully home to be with his Heavenly Father November 15, 2017. Joe was a loving and caring man who worked hard to provide for his family. He worked for 34 years at Henry Vogt's before the factory closed. He went on to work for two public school systems, both in Jefferson and Bullitt counties. Joe was an Army Veteran, serving our country in the Vietnam War. ...
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Doug Douglas Lee

November 10, 1959 - November 11, 2017

Lee, William Douglas "Doug" III,58, of Coxs Creek, KY, avid fisherman and baker of chocolate meringue pies, died Saturday, November 11, 2017, surrounded by family after a five-year battle with T-Cell Lymphoma. He will be remembered for his courageous spirit and selfless benevolence.Doug was born November 10, 1959, in Murray, KY. He received his education in Computer Science from Sullivan...
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Wanda Lee Simon

February 20, 1932 - November 9, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Evergreen Cemetery.
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Wanda Lee Simon

February 20, 1932 - November 9, 2017

Simon, Wanda Lee (Marzenell), 85, born February 20, 1932, passed away November 9, 2017. She was the daughter of Edward Henry "Pop" and Christine Eleanor (Habenstein) Marzenell. Wanda's beautiful and loving life will forever be cherished by her devoted husband of 65 years, James Edward Simon; children, Michael Simon (Robyn), Lisa Lynch (Jerome), David Simon (Kathy), Todd Simon (Tammy) and Tricia...
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Lisa Hargesheimer

October 5, 1927 - November 7, 2017

Martha "Lisa" Vaughn DuBose Hargesheimer, of Louisville, Kentucky, was born toThomas Livingston Vaughn DuBose and Martha Louisa Burnley DuBose on October 5,1927 in Albany, New York. Lisa returned to her Southern roots, moving with her familyto Nashville, Tennessee, where as the granddaughter of Bishop Horace MellardDuBose, Lisa grew up in the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church in Nashville....
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Lisa Lisa Hargesheimer

October 5, 1927 - November 7, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Evergreen Cemetery.
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Robert Lee AUBREY

August 21, 1953 - November 6, 2017

Aubrey, Robert "Bob", 64, passed away November 6, 2017. He was a former member of the Army National Guard, enjoyed playing the piano, and loved being around people. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Aubrey; parents, Howard Sr. and Gloria Aubrey; and grandmother, Cora Aubrey.Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Sandra Fox (Russ), Howard Aubrey Jr. (Doris), Susie Boggs (Richard...
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Beverly Ann Coons

September 28, 1941 - November 4, 2017

Coons, Beverly Ann, 76, passed away November 4, 2017. She was born in Duff, Indiana. Her family was her main focus in life. She loved being a mom, grandma, and G.G. Every person she was ever around loved her as much as she loved them. She had a heart of gold, a halo, and now the most beautiful angel wings.Preceded in death by her father, Paul E. Davis, mother, Julia E. (Spitzer) Davis;...
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Jacqueline Marie Ketzenberg

March 14, 1947 - November 2, 2017

Ketzenberg, Jacqueline Marie "Jackie", 70, entered into eternal rest on November 2, 2017. Jackie was a loving and caring woman who was very active in her family's life. She worked at White Castle for 12 years, Elder Care for 12 years, then started her own business. Jackie was a devout Catholic and a member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Through her church, she volunteered in the...
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Virginia Gooch Bryant

October 28, 1929 - November 2, 2017

Bryant, Virginia G., 88, entered into eternal rest on November 2, 2017. Virginia was a loving and caring woman who enjoyed spending time with her family. She had a special love for her grandchildren and helped in raising them. Virginia graduated from Crab Orchard High School in 1946 and was a telephone operator for Southern Bell for 6 years. Virginia beat breast cancer in 2008. She loved to...
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William Harold Davis

February 15, 1931 - October 31, 2017

Davis, Sr., William "Harold", 86, passed away October 31, 2017 at Lincoln HillsNursing Home. He loved his dogs, playing and coaching softball, his annual trips to Myrtle Beach, and was an avid UK fan.Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Reuben and Lyda Davis; siblings, Ronnie Davis and Carolyn Capehart.Left to cherish Harold's memory is his loving wife of 60 years, Flo Davis; children,...
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William Harold Davis

February 15, 1931 - October 31, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Evergreen Cemetery.
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Bobby Jack Kirby

December 3, 1939 - October 29, 2017

Kirby, Bobby JackBob Kirby, 77, of Louisville, died peacefully on Sunday, October 29th, surrounded by his family.As a young man, Bob attended the University of Louisville and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. During his working life, Bob worked for Citizens Fidelity Bank, then later PNC Bank, where he started in the mailroom and ended as a Vice President and branch manager. After retiring...
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Bettye Dean Wilson

October 4, 1930 - October 29, 2017

Wilson, Bettye Dean "Nana", Heaven called a true angel on earth home on October 29, 2017. Nana was a hero and important influence to her family and a friend to all. She leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, service, and friendship. Her family and the babies were the center and most important part of her life, but she was always there for those in need to lighten their load. She had a big...
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Kathryn Louise Ferry

July 24, 1934 - October 28, 2017

Kathryn Louise Ferry, 83, formerly of Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Leitchfield, KY, passed away October 28, 2017 at her home in Madison, IN. She was born July 24, 1934 in Columbia, KY to the late Johnnie and Mae Lloyd Dykes. She was a member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church and was active with Greenspace, Inc. in Elizabethtown. She loved traveling and the outdoors, especially running and...
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Michael Dale PHELPS

July 30, 1956 - October 28, 2017

Phelps, Michael Dale, 61, passed away October 28, 2017. He was a member of Highland Park Masonic Lodge #865, worked for Atlas Machine and Supply, and was an avid skeet shooter. Michael was preceded in death by his father, Ernest "Wade" Phelps; mother, America Newman; stepfather, Otis Newman; sisters, Ann Juarez and Norma Williams; and brother, Tommy Phelps.Left to cherish his memory is his loving...
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Emma C. Clendening

April 11, 1934 - October 27, 2017

Emma C. Clendening, 83, of Louisville, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017. She was born April 11, 1934 to the late Gallie B. and Minnie Gann Satterfield. She was a member of Spirit Filled New Life Church Ministries. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Clendening; her son, Charles Wayne Clendening; and her three brothers. She is survived by her daughters, Charlene McLemore(Kenneth)...
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Wanda Joy Shadburne

April 22, 1928 - October 24, 2017

Shadburne, Wanda Joy, 89, passed away October 24, 2017. She was a Kentucky Colonel, enjoyed traveling and playing golf. Wanda was employed with Reynolds Metals, a kindergarten teacher, worked for the Board of Dentistry, and Dillards. She was preceded in death by her previous husbands, George Shadburne, Kenneth Wurfel, and Jack Wright; infant son, Paul Wayne Wright; parents, Sylvester and Loretta...
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Sherri McDowell Starks

September 29, 1975 - October 19, 2017

Starks, Sherri McDowell, 42 of Louisville, passed away suddenly on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Sherri was originally from Bonnieville, KY and moved to Louisville in 1993 to attend the University of Louisville. Soon after entering the University, she pledged Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, Pi Alpha chapter and remained an active member throughout her life serving as Chapter President, Vice President...
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Loretta Bryant

May 23, 1932 - October 19, 2017

Bryant, Loretta, 85, entered into rest on October 19, 2017. Loretta was a loving and kind woman who enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Loretta was a devout Baptist and member of Meadow Hill Baptist Church for over 20 years. The simple things in life brought Loretta joy such as, reading the newspaper while she ate her breakfast, playing solitaire on her tablet,...
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Harriet Howard Barr

September 26, 1940 - October 17, 2017

Barr, Harriet "Sunny", 77, entered into eternal rest on October 17, 2017. Harriet was a loving and caring woman who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She graduated from Ursaline Academy in 1958. Harriet was an avid reader and loved to cook. She spent some of her free time watching the Food Network and Jeopardy. She enjoyed adult coloring books, solving seek-n...
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Frances Catherine Downs

May 18, 1941 - October 13, 2017

Frances Catherine Downs, 76, of Shepherdsville, passed away October 13, 2017. She was retired from Porter Paint and Walmart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph E. Downs Sr.; and her sister, Shirley Long. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Joe Downs(Beth), Gary Downs(Cindy), David E. Downs, and Teresa Keown(Tim); grandchildren, Kathy Rutledge, Joey Downs, Gary Downs Jr.,...
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Regina Suzanne Carr

March 28, 1950 - October 10, 2017

Regina Suzanne Carr, 67, of Louisville, passed away October 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Bertha Hillerich; brother, Mick Hillerich; and sister, Rosie Heitkemper. Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Frank "Jerry" Carr; son, Derek Carr(Marie); grandchildren, Elizabeth Carr, Christopher Carr, Emily Carr, and Xavier Falt; sister, Jeri Miller; brothers,...
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Lorene Bright

August 17, 1926 - October 10, 2017

Lorene Bright 91, of Louisville, passed away October 10, 2017. Mrs. Bright was one of 13 children born to the late Euclid and Elizabeth Houchens.She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Leslie M. Bright, a daughter, Linda Faye and a great-grandson, Brandon Bright.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Jerry Wayne Bright and Robert Stephen Bright (Sandi); grandchildren, Gary...
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Betty June Shockley

June 27, 1923 - October 9, 2017

Betty June Shockley, 94, passed away October 9, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pleas Shockley; her son, Daniel Shockley; and her daughter, Bernis Crawford. She is survived by her children, Phillip Shockley, Carolyn Crump, Margaret Shockley, Joe Shockley, Lou Shockley(Janiese), and Lloyd Shockley; her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; two sisters;...
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