Obituaries

SHANDRA SHARMEL GRAY, 52, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Shandra Sharmel Gray, 52, of Russell Springs, KY died Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at her home. She was born September 22, 1966 in Livingston, TN.
 
Sharmel was a nurse and a member of Russell Springs United Methodist Church.
 
SURVIVORS:
Parents: David & Pat Kimbler, Russell Springs
1 sister: Sherri (David) Towery, Newnan, GA
1 brother: Patrick (Leia) Kimbler, Bowling Green, Ky
Paternal grandmother: Bonnie Sunshine Kimbler, Russell Springs
2 uncles: Gary (Debbie) Kimbler, Columbia; Cameron (Barbara) Hudson, Russell Springs
1 aunt: Wendy (Randy) Marcum, Jamestown                
 
Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jeff Eaton officiating
 
Visitation: After 10:00amCT on Saturday
 
Burial: Russell Springs City Cemetery
 
Special music: Dean & Sheila McKinley
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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BERNICE CALHOUN, 92, GLASGOW (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL CO.)

 
Bernice Calhoun, 92, of Glasgow, KY (formerly of Russell County) died Monday, January 21, 2019 at Signature Healthcare of Glasgow. She was born November 8, 1926 in Columbia, Ky to the late Gilbert  & Eula Williams Coffey.
 
Bernice was a homemaker.
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Calhoun; a son, Jerry Calhoun
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Sandy (Jeff) Blaydes, Glasgow, Ky
1 daughter-in-law: Margie Calhoun, Russell Springs
2 step grandchildren: Jeffery & Alicia
2 nieces: Jennifer Neal & Patricia Walls
2 nephews: Jimmy George & Bryan George
1 brother-in-law: Clarence George
 
Visitation for Bernice Calhoun will be 12:00pm-100pmCT on Friday, January 25, 2019. 
 
No funeral will be held
 
Burial: Providence Cemetery
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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MARGARET CLEMENTS, 100, COLUMBIA

 
Margaret H. Clements, 100, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9:00 P.M. at Metcalfe Health Care Center in Edmonton. She was born August 27, 1918, in Adair County, to the late Benjamin and Mary Caldwell Hutchison.  
 
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, W.J. Clements in 2003, 2 brothers; Carl & Clyde Hutchison and 2 sisters; Ruth Jones & Mary Kathryn Davis.
 
She made a profession of faith age 15 at Zion Baptist Church and currently a member of Columbia Baptist Church.  Earlier in life, she was employed at Baldwin Grocery Store, Roberts Ten Cent Store and Du Pont Defense Plant all in Charlestown, Indiana and Lion Uniform in Columbia.  She was one of the greatest animal lovers having many dogs and cats as pets and fed and watered the strays.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 sister: Ruby Morrison of Glens Fork
1 sister-in-law: Catherine Hutchison of Columbia
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends
 
Funeral Service: Friday, January 25, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Johnson officiating
 
Burial: Columbia Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 11:00 A.M. Friday
 
In lieu flowers, donations to Green River Animal Shelter would be appreciated.  These can be left at the funeral home
 
Casket Bearers: Mike Talley, Bobby Beard, Mark Harris, Ed Hadley, Mark Fudge, Codell Phipps, Justin Burris
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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EMMA JEAN WADE, 88, SUMMER SHADE

 
Emma Jean Hays Wade, 88, Summer Shade, KY passed away, Monday, January 21, 2019 at NHC in Glasgow. Born November 11, 1930 in Sulphur Lick, KY, she was a daughter of the late Shem and Ada Johns Hays.
 
She married James Wesley Wade on February 5, 1949. He preceded her in death in 2013.They spent all 64 years of their married life on their dairy farm in Summer Shade. She was a long time member of the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church.
 
SURVIVORS: 2 sons, Mike (Elaine) Wade and Mark (Vickie) Wade both of Glasgow; 1 daughter, Jill (Joe) Wade Smith, Colombia; 6 grandchildren, J.R. (Megan) Wade, Allen (Rachael) Wade, Wesley (Paula) Wade, Whitney (Chase) Wade Young, Andrew (fiancé Lydia Whitman) Wade, Taylor (Dustin) Smith Morrison; 5 great grandchildren Eli Wade, John Miller Wade, Hays Wade, Jackson Young, and Catherine Wade; 1 brother-in-law Harold Wade; 2 nieces.
 
Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by one sister Hazel Hays Word.
 
Funeral Service: Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
 
Interment: Summer Shade Cemetery
 
Visitation: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 2:00-7:30 p.m. at Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church and on Friday after 8:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00.
 
The family wishes to thank the staff at Highland Ridge Assisted Living for their kindness and care during the five and a half years where Emma Jean made Highland Ridge her home. We also want to thank Nurses’s Station 4 at NHC for their compassionate and professional care. An especially huge thank you to her care givers Caroline Campos, Ollie Huff, Diana Jones, Kristi McNeill, Darlene Monday, Clara Stilts, Linda Thomas Susie Wells, and Norma Wisdom.
 
Memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church
 
McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade, KY in charge of arrangements.
 
State Farm Insurance Agency in Columbia will close at 9:30amCT on Friday for the funeral. The business will reopen later Friday afternoon.
 

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MARY STUBER, 88, ADAIR CO.

 
Mae Higgason Noble Stuber, 88, of Adair County, KY passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at her home in Adair County.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 daughters: Nancy Noble & Dianna Lynn Hartman, both of Adair County
1 son:  Claude Noble of Munfordville
8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
 
Funeral Service: 11:00amCT on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Larue County
 
Visitation: 4:00pm-8:00pmCT on Tuesday and after 7:00amCT on Wednesday until time of the service

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GOLDIE SMITH, 82, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Goldie O'neal Smith, 82, of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Johnnie Cox and Nancy Hardwick Cox was born April 25, 1936 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 10:15 P.M., January 19, 2019 in Lebanon.        
 
She professed faith in Christ and when she was able attended Mannsville United Methodist Church. Goldie was a social butterfly who always wanted to look her best and enjoyed dancing, country music and watching Westerns. She loved entertaining her family and was the life of the party. She enjoyed life to the fullest. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Ladies Auxiliary at the American Legion.
 
She united in marriage to W. Paul Smith May 30, 1962. He preceded her in death October 2, 2013.
 
SURVIVORS: 1 son, Clifford Krider & wife Diane Foster; 3 granddaughters: Nicole Krider & husband Robby Scott and Natasha Krider of Louisville and Michelle Stubbs & husband Lee of Richmond; 3 great-grandchildren: Logan Porter Stubbs, Myah Paisley Stubbs and Lila Goldie Scott; 2 brothers & 1 sister: Keith Cox & wife Laura, Wendell Cox & Geraldine Parrish of Campbellsville; several nieces & nephews and many other relatives & friends.
 
She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Marlea Angelique “Angel” McCubbin, September 20, 2008 and three sisters and one brother: Jo Osborne, Thelma Borens, Hallie Ratliff and Mitchell Cox.
 
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Monday, January 21, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Stanley Watson
 
BURIAL: Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR THE AMERICAN LEGION LADIES AUXILIARY AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
 

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JERYL RAY "JERRY" KUHN, 47, COLUMBIA

 
Jeryl Ray “Jerry” Kuhn, 47, of Columbia, KY died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at T. J. Health Columbia.  Born in Akron, OH he was the son of the late Jeryl Kuhn and Patsy Buheit Kuhn of Columbia who survives. 
 
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Sue Kuhn.
 
Jerry was an auto mechanic and the most selfless man and would help anyone in need.  
 
SURVIVORS:
Mother: Patsy Buheit Kuhn
Wife: Beverly Brown Kuhn of Columbia
2 daughters: Samantha Kuhn (Fiancé James McGuffin); Jessica Kuhn Yoakem, both of Columbia
5 grandchildren: Brantlee Kuhn, Bryer Kuhn, Braxton Whitehead, Hazel Yoakem and Grayson Yoakem
1 sister: Christine Kuhn (John Weaver) of Lexington, KY
Several other family & friends
 
Visitation: Friday, January 25, 2019 from 10:00am-2:00pm at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
Cremation will follow the visitation.
 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
 
Sotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 
 

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BRENDA WILSON LOVELESS, 70, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 

Brenda Wilson Loveless, 70, of Russell Springs, KY died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at her home. She was born January 30, 1948 in Russell County to the late Everett & Dona Wells Wilson.

 
She was a teacher's aide and a member of Russell Springs First Baptist Church.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Frank Loveless, Russell Springs
2 children: Patrick Loveless, Russell Springs; Brittany (Jonathan) Matthews, Russell Springs
1 grandson: Braxton Loveless
1 sister: Deva (Orvis) Anderson, Russell Springs
1 brother: Dale (Barbara) Wilson, Scottsville, Ky
 
Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jeff Griffin and Bro. Ryan Coffey officiating
 
Visitation: 5:00-8:00pmCT on Wednesday and after 8:00amCT on Thursday 
 
Burial: McBeath Cemetery
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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EDITH SNOW, 87, LIBERTY

 

Edith Snow age 87, of Liberty, KY passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Liberty Care Center. She was born in Kings Mountain, KY on November 20, 1931 a daughter of the late Owen Oscar Napier and Ethel Martin Napier.

 

Edith was the widow of Earl Snow.

 

Edith was a housewife and a member of Corinth First Church of God. She loved spending time with her family and loved to travel, her favorite places being Florida and the Smokey Mountains.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 Sisters: Darlene Greer of Middleburg and Faye Rowland of Windsor

 

Preceding her in death besides her parents and spouse was Two Sisters: Naomi Austin and Shirley Gooch and Two Brothers: Glen and Orville Napier.

 

Visitation: 6:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel and after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Corinth First Church of God

 

Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at Corinth First Church of God with Bro. Steven Willingham and Bro. Tim Carman officiating

 

Burial: K.P. Hall Cemetery

 

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CLEO H. LAWHORN, 87, LIBERTY

 

Cleo Hershel Lawhorn, 87, of Liberty, KY passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital. He was born in Columbia, KY on July 27th, 1931 a son of the late Alvin and Eliza Shell Lawhorn.

 

Cleo was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, former Deputy for Casey County Sheriff’s Department, former Police Office for Liberty Police Department and Hustonville Police Department and was the Night Watchman for Murphy Gate Co.

 

Survivors: Spouse: Versie Wethington Lawhorn; 2 Daughters: Deborah Brown and (Doug Swartz) of Rineyville, KY and Tammy and (Brent O.) Thomas of Liberty; 2 Grandchildren: Jeremy Thomas and Jessica and (Kyle) Long; 2 Great Grandchildren: Colt Long & Jordan Swartz

 

Preceding him in death (besides his parents)  were 2 Sisters: Della Holt and Ivy Lawhorn and 4 Brothers: Clifford, George, Charlie and Clyde Lawhorn.

 

Visitation: 6:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Monday, January 21, 2019 and after 8:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Masonic Services will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday evening.

 

Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M. Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Kevin Williams, Bro. Hershel Lawhorn and Tommy Lawhorn officiating

 

Burial: South Fork Cemetery with Military Honors by Keavy D.A.V. Chapter 158

 

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GARY W. WOODRUM, 62, LIBERTY

 

Gary W. Woodrum, 62, of Liberty, KY passed from this life on Friday, January 18, 2019 surrounded by his family at his home. He was born on September 3, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of the late Arvil and Helen Clements Woodrum.

 

Gary loved camping and NASCAR.

 

On March 18, 1980, he married the former Lisa Richardson, who survives. Also surviving is his son, Gary Wayne Woodrum Jr.; 4 sisters: Janet Jones of Cincinnati, Ohio, Kathy Girard of Cincinnati, Ohio, Connie Luttrell of Jamestown and Donna (Randy) Fey of Monroe, Ohio; 2 brothers: James (Kay) Woodrum of Georgetown and Larry (Sharon) Woodrum of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a host of family and friends.

 

Funeral Service: 2:30 P.M. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Rev. David Bennett and Rev. Tim Bass officiating

 

Burial: Whited Cemetery
 

Visitation: 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home

 

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

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JAMES 'PEDRO' PITTMAN, 66, WAYNESBURG

 

James “Pedro” Pittman, 66, of Waynesburg, KY passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born on June 9, 1952, in Attica, Indiana, he was a son of the late Lena Elliot Pittman.

 

Pedro did mechanic work.

 

He is survived by 2 sons, Charles “Ray” (and Karen) Pittman of Eubank and Darrell Wayne Pittman of Lincoln County; 5 sisters, Lona Lorraine Pittman of Liberty, Effie Mae Pittman of Windsor, Shirley Pauline Jarman of Elkhart, Indiana, Mary Ann (and Edward) Rowland of Hustonville and Betty Jean (and Billy) Griffin of Stanford; 3 brothers, William Ray (and Tina) Pittman of Liberty, Vernon Lewis (and Connie) Pittman of Liberty and James Lewis (and Diane) Pittman of Yosemite; and 2 grandchildren, Hunter Pittman and Logan Pittman

 

Services will be held at a later date.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

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JERRY LANE JUDD, 70, GREEN CO.

 
Jerry Lane Judd, 70, of the Allendale Community in Green County, KY passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Paula June Brockman Judd of Allendale
1 son & daughter-in-law: Trent & Brittany Judd of Summersville
2 brothers & sisters-in-law: Gerry & Earline Judd of Mt. Sherman; Steve & Regena Judd of Allendale
1 brother-in-law: David Brockman of Indiana
 
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Funeral Service: 11:00amCT on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home
 
Burial: Green County Memory Gardens
 
Visitation: 4:00-8:00pmCT on Monday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7:00amCT on Tuesday until time of the funeral service
 
Memorials are suggested to made to the Gideon Bible fund or to The Least, The Last, The Lost Ministries, which can be made at the funeral home.
 

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RONNY GENE MILBY, 77, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Ronny Gene Milby, 77, of Campbellsville, KY, a son of the late William Milby and Lillie Thompson Milby, was born July 14, 1941 in Green County, KY. He died at 9:20 A.M., Friday, January 18, 2019 in Louisville.
 
Ronny professed faith in Christ and was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Ronny was a retired employee for the County Judge office in Green County. He was an avid Kentucky fan who enjoyed farming, gardening, woodworking and taking care of his animals.
 
Ronny united in marriage to Vanessa Clark Perkins May 30, 1998.
 
Besides his wife, Vanessa Milby of Campbellsville, he is survived by 4 children: Terrell Milby & wife Lisa of Athens, Alabama and Keith Milby of Greensburg, Cassie Newton & husband Drew and Steven Perkins & wife Sabrina of Louisville; 9 grandchildren: Seth Milby, Ian Milby, Isaac Milby, Savannah Piper & husband Adam, Hannah Milby, Alaynah Milby & husband Rob, Gabby Perkins, Maddy Perkins, and Eleanor Perkins; 1 brother and 2 sisters: Garland Milby and wife Mary Lois, Marie Perkins of Louisville, and Charlotte Stumph of Greensburg; several nieces, nephews and many other relatives & friends.
 
He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Ivan Milby & Marcella Lange.
 
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home 
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, January 21, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. John Butler and Bro. Tom Clark
 
BURIAL: Hall Cemetery in Green County 
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONSn TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
 

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LILLIE FRANCIS HUGHES, 93, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Lillie Frances Hughes, 93, of Russell Springs, KY died Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital. She was born January 9, 1926 in Russell County to the late Howard & Sara Bray Redmon.
 
She was a minister, a seamstress and a member of Church of God.
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Hughes; a son, Mike Hughes; a grandson, Danny Wayne Hughes; and a brother, Elmer Redmon.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Danny (Donita) Hughes, Russell Springs
1 Daughter-in-law: Linda Hughes
6 grandchildren: Timothy (Tishanna) Hughes, Ann (Jason) Bolin, Andrea Hughes, Jaime (Terry Logan) Lunsford, Jason Hughes, Shana Hughes
 
Funeral Service: 12:00pmCT on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Billy Dunbar officiating
 
Visitation: 10:00am-12:00pmCT on Wednesday
 
Interment: Russell Springs City Cemetery
 
Pallbearers: Tim Hughes, Kenneth Redmon, Jason Hughes, Jason Bolin, David Redmon, Roger Redmon, Terry Redmon
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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GARY WAYNE BEARD, 59, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 

Gary Wayne Beard, 59, of Campbellsville, son of the late Charles Allen Beard and Mona Mann Beard, was born January 9, 1960 in Taylor County, KY.  He died at 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in Campbellsville. 

 

He was of the Baptist faith. 

 

He received an associate of business management degree from Bluegrass Community Technical College before attending the University of Kentucky.

 

Gary was a former food service employee. He enjoyed listening to rock and roll music, watching countless movies and fishing with his sons. Gary was very charismatic and never met a stranger.

 

He is survived by three sons and one daughter: Noah Beard and Dylan Beard of Lexington, Allie Beard and fiancé, Alec Stoess of Wimauma, Florida and Gary Lynn Beard of Campbellsville; one grandson, Braylon Beard; three brothers and two sisters: Michael Beard and wife, Rhonda, Ronnie Beard and Rita Parsons of Campbellsville, Donnie Beard and wife, Marsha of Knifley and Charlotte Parnell of Hamilton, Ohio and several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

 

He was also preceded in death by three sisters: Donna Bland, Janet Whitaker and Brenda Colvin.

 

VISITATION: 2:00-3:00 P.M., Saturday, January 19th followed by Cremation

 

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE FUNERAL EXPENSES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

 

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JANET HILL SMITH, 66, COLUMBIA

 
Janet Hill Smith, 66, a resident of Summit Manor Nursing Home, died January 6, 2019 at TJ Health/Columbia Emergency Room. She was born August 25, 1952 in Warren, Ohio to the late Robert Carlisle and Sally Jane Allard Hill. 
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Heather Grubb and a brother, David Ray Hill.  
 
Janet served in the U.S. Army for 2 years.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 sons: Edward Grubb of Louisville,KY; J.D. Grubb of Campbellsville, KY; Eric Grubb of Illinois
1 daughter: Jennifer Williams of Pennsylvania
1 brother: Robert C. Hill, Jr. of Rome, Ohio
1 sister: Jane Cessna of Marion, Montana
Several other relatives & friends
 
Cremation was chosen and no services will be held locally.
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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PAUL BROCK, 72, BROOKS, KY (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)

 
Paul E. Brock, 72, of Brooks, KY died Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Paul was born March 4,1946 in Columbia, KY to the late Elbert & Ethel Brock.
 
Paul retired from TARC and attended Knopp Ave Holy Baptist Church in Brooks, KY, where he worshipped, loved and was loved by all of his Christian Brothers and Sisters.
 
Among those who preceded him in death include his wife, Betty J. Brock and 8 siblings. 
 
SURVIVORS: 3 children, Tony Brock (Renae), Jennifer Cook (Allen) and Joey Brock (Mary); 7 grandchildren, Amanda, Josh, Cory (Jordan), Jared, Rachel, Zacharie and Ryan; 4 siblings, Arvis Brock (Pauline), Lester Brock (Charlene), Juanita Day (David) and Wanda Mauk (Larry) and a host of other dear family and friends.
 
Funeral Service: 12:00pmET on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in the chapel of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Hwy. at Brooks Rd.) 
 
Burial: Brookland Cemetery
 
Visitation: Monday from 1:00pm-8:00 pmET and on Tuesday from 10:00amET until the time of service at the funeral home
 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association.
 

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STEPHANIE JOHNSON, 35, YOSEMITE

 

Stephanie Johnson, 35, of Yosemite, KY passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the University of Kentucky Hospital. Born on April 22, 1983 in Danville, KY, she was a daughter of Linda Grider Kidd & the late Stevie W. Kidd.

 

Stephanie was a homemaker. She loved her family, especially her nieces and nephews, fishing and being outdoors. Stephanie was of the Church of God faith.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 daughter: Destiny Renae Johnson of Yosemite

1 son: Dylan Lee Johnson of Crab Orchard;

Husband: Dennis Johnson

2 brothers: Daniel (Barbie) Kidd of Hart County; Steven Kidd of Liberty

Significant other: Terry Edelen

 

Memorial Service: 1:00pmET, Saturday, January 19, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Bailey officiating

 

Visitation: 11:00am-1:00pmET on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home

 

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home to assist the family of Ms. Stephanie Johnson with funeral expenses.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

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MARY EILEEN DOTSON, 32, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Mary Eilleen Dotson, 32, of Campbellsville, KY passed from this life on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at her home after an extended illness. She was a daughter of Linda (Dotson) Shepherd.
 
Mary had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Ms. Dotson suffered many physical hindrances during her life, but her love for her family and friends never waned. She had a soft spot for sick animals, and nursed many a stray back to health. 
 
SURVIVORS:
Mother: Linda Shepherd of Campbellsville
2 siblings: Daniel Manning of Monticello; Lee Manning of Somerset
An aunt that helped raise her as a mother and caregiver: Rita Ritchie and her children: Michael House & wife Emily, and Anthony Chastain, all of Campbellsville, KY; Roger Dotson of Texas
2 uncles: Donnie Dotson of Campbellsville; Tom Dotson of Indiana
Nieces & nephews: Marcus House, Kayden House, and Khloe House
Several other family members & close friends
 
She was also preceded in death by her grandparents, Floyd and Rosemary Dotson, her great-grandmother, Lillie Karnes, and an uncle, Dean Dotson.
 
Funeral Service: Friday, January 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L. R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY with Bro. Joe Milby officiating
 
Burial: Otter Creek Cemetery   
 
Visitation: Friday, Jan 18, 2019 from 11:00 AM until time for the service at the funeral home 
 
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the "How Can I Help" tab on the front page of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home website.
 

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RICHARD PARKER "CHUCK" ROGERS, 58, ALABAMA

 
Richard Parker “Chuck” Rogers, 58, died January 6, 2019 in Birmingham, AL. Chuck was born in Russellville, KY and grew up in Louisville, KY.
 
He attended Schaffner Elementary school and Suda E. Butler High School where he excelled scholastically. He went on to graduate from Samford University in Birmingham with a bachelors of science cum laude in biology and mathematics also earning a masters degree in biology. After completing 2 years of medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he transferred to the UAB Rollins School of Public Health where he earned another masters degree in epidemiology and completed all of the coursework required for a doctorate in public health.
 
Chuck worked as a graduate teaching assistant and adjunct professor at Samford University, a cytogenetic technician at UAB Medical Genetics Laboratory, and a periodicals paraprofessional at Samford Library. For most of his professional life, Chuck worked for the Alabama Department of Public Health. He served as the HIV Seroprevalence Research Coordinator and the HIV Prevention Coordinator for Jefferson County and Epidemiological Consultant for the Alabama Department of Public Health and was eventually promoted to the Director of HIV Surveillance for the entire state.
 
Chuck was raised in the 18th Street Baptist Church in Louisville where he was a vital member of the church family. He was a faithful member of the Baptist Church of the Covenant in Birmingham where he served as a deacon, a trustee, a Sunday School teacher, a member of the choir, and the handbell choir. Chuck was an avid bibliophile and accrued a vast collection of Southern literature. 
 
He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Coy & Lois Rogers, Golden & Flora Parker.
 
SURVIVORS:
Parents: Richard and Arlene Rogers
1 brother: Lee John Rogers
 
Memorial Service: Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Mt Carmel United Methodist Church, 2372 Mt. Carmel Rd., Columbia, KY at 2:00pmCT. 
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements.
 

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JOSEPH "DAVID" WAGGENER, 74, COLUMBIA

 
David Waggener, 74, of Columbia, KY passed away peacefully on January 16, 2019 under the care of Lake Cumberland Hospice from cancer.  His family members and his beloved dog, Pug, were at his side. Joseph David Waggener was born on April 24, 1944 in Glasgow, KY and was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Baker Waggener and Gertrude Gentry Waggener.  
 
Prior to his passing, David lived in Columbia for 24 years, having left Rockport, MA to be closer to his sister, Barbara Barnes and her husband, Charles. Raised in Orlando, FL, by all standards, David led a full and active life academically, personally and professionally. He received degrees from the University of South Florida in Tampa, an MBA from the University of Florida, and was accepted into the Doctoral program at Harvard University.  Prior to owning his restaurant in Rockport, David worked for NBC on the iconic Johnny Carson Show screening, interviewing and scheduling guest for the show. He was an accomplished Chef and owner of the famous restaurant “Hannah Jumper” on Bearskin Neck in Rockport for 20 years. During his time in Columbia, he was employed by FEMA and HUD.
 
David was a generous citizen of the world who traveled the globe extensively in his spare time, sharing his life with family and friends. He was a member of the Columbia Christian Church and the Adair County Chamber of Commerce. David was also an advocate for animal rights and an avid lover of pets. His enthusiasm for world history and being a master “prankster” to his family and friends brought him great joy!
 
SURVIVORS:
1 sister: Barbara (Charles) Barnes of Columbia, KY 
1 niece: Lee (Bud) Willis of Naples, Florida
1 nephew: Bob (Alissa) Barnes of Columbia, KY
1 great-niece: Payton Barnes of Nashville, TN
1 great nephew: Logan Barnes of Nashville, TN
Dear friend: Jo Murley
His dog: “Pug” 
Numerous cousins & friends from around the globe
 
Due to weather and travel concerns and per David’s wishes, the family has chosen to hold a Graveside Service at 11:00amCT on Saturday, April 20, 2019 to be conducted by Bro. Terry White at the Burkesville Cemetery.  After the service, a Celebration of Life reception for family and friends will be held at the Alpine Restaurant in Burkesville, KY.
 
In lieu of flowers, David had requested any consideration be directed to the Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY  42728 
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.
 

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KAREN FAWCETT, 62, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Karen Gail Sapp Fawcett, 62, of Campbellsville, KY, a daughter of Margaret Rodgers Sapp and the late Samuel Sapp, was born August 5, 1956 in Taylor County, Kentucky.  She died at 12:34 P.M., Monday, January 14, 2019 in Elizabethtown.   
 
She professed faith in Christ and attended New Journey Church. Karen was an employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville for eighteen years and more recently, was employed as an administrative assistant to the Director of Athletics at Campbellsville University for fourteen years.
 
She was passionate about health and believed in the power of Jesus and His healing. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and time relaxing at the beach.
 
She united in marriage to Bill Fawcett May 14, 1981.
 
Besides her husband, Bill Fawcett, she is survived by one daughter, Lynde Landis and Richie Zuniga of Campbellsville; one step-son, Chad Fawcett and wife, Sharonda of Glasgow; three grandchildren: Will Landis and Knox Landis of Campbellsville and Zach Fawcett of Glasgow; her mother,  Margaret Sapp of Campbellsville; two brothers and one sister:  Steve Sapp of Campbellsville, Brad Sapp and wife, Sheryl of Hudgins and Jennifer Wethington and husband, Van of Bowling Green; her mother-in-law, Hazel Fawcett of Campbellsville and several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
 
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VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, January 18, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Pastor Jeff Edwards
 
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
 

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PAULINE TOWNSEND, 86, JEFFERSONVILLE, IN

 
Pauline Townsend, 86, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, daughter of the late Paul Richard Kinney and Fern Gallop Kinney, was born April 2, 1932 in Bradford, Maine. She died at 6:00 A.M., Sunday, January, 13, 2019 in Indiana.     
 
She professed faith in Christ and attended Elkhorn Tabernacle. Pauline was a retired seamstress in the family drapery business.
 
She united in marriage to Dewain Townsend July 14, 1955.
 
Besides her husband, Dewain Townsend of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Pauline is survived by 3 children: Steve Kinney and wife, Ann, Nena Razor and husband, Kevin and Doug Townsend of Louisville; 1 grandson, Timothy Kinney and wife, Angela Renee of Brandenburg; 1 great-grandson, Jacob Ryan Kinney of Brandenburg; 1 brother, John Kinney and wife, Carolyn of Hendersonville, North Carolina; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
 
She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Olive Kinney Easterly and Coralee Kinney Fussell.
 
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VISITATION: 12:00 Noon - 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 18, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 18, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Charlie Cox
 
BURIAL: Elk Horn Cemetery
 

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ARVANA ALEXANDER, 92, BURKESVILLE

 
Arvana Alexander, 92, of Burkesville, KY passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at her home. Arvana was born on June 11, 1926 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Samuel Owsley and Ruth Hunter Owsley. 
 
SURVIVORS:
6 Daughters: Kay Higgins of Clarksville, TN, Marilyn Ladd of Louisville, KY, Evelyn Fields of Pricedale, PA, Wanda Pollard of Harrisburg, PA and Deborah Duvall and Fran Alexander both of Burkesville, KY
2 Sons: Ralph L. Alexander and Kenneth Alexander both of Burkesville, KY
14 Grandchildren
36 Great Grandchildren
16 Great Great Grandchildren
A host of other relatives & friends .
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1:00pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY 
 
Burial: Odd Fellows Cemetery
 
Visitation: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 from 11:00amCT until the service time at 1:00pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home     
 

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