Celebrity Obituaries

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Shaun Allen "Yo Dogg" "Bubby" Jackson , Sr.

November 21, 1978 - March 26, 2017

Mr. Shaun Allen "Yo Dogg" "Bubby" Jackson Sr., age 38, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Shaun was the #2 Indiana Hoosier fan, after his mom who was the #1 fan. #jacksonstrong #jacksonproud Among those who preceded him in death include, his mother, Debra Lynn Jackson and his grandmother, Sylvia Arlene Poynter. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife,...
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Mildred Darline Hartman

September 3, 1948 - March 26, 2017

Mrs. Mildred Darline Hartman, age 68, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Mrs. Hartman was born in Marion County, KY on September 3, 1948 to the late Joseph E. and Edna H. Lucas. Among those who preceded her in death include, her brothers, Robert Willibaum and Louise Sims. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Fred A. Hartman; daughter, Venus Marie...
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Scott Franklin Strickland

May 26, 1963 - March 25, 2017

Mr. Scott Franklin Strickland, 53, of Louisville, KY returned to his Heavenly Father Saturday, March 25, 2017. Mr. Strickland was born on May 26, 1963 in Louisville, Kentucky. He worked as a restaurant manager for many years. He is preceded in death by his father, Neil Strickland; brother, Edd Strickland and several cousins. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Rebecca Gabhart...
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Ina Rae (Alford) "Penny" Gray

January 23, 1948 - March 24, 2017

Mrs. Ina Rae (Alford) Gray "Penny", 69, of Shepherdsville, died Friday, March 24, 2017 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Daughter of the late Esco and Murrel (Burden) Alford she was born January 23, 1948 in Morgantown, Kentucky. She was united in holy matrimony to her soul mate Manuel Anthony Gray, in March of 1966. This union was blessed with four daughters. Manuel Gray...
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Sarah E. Gore

February 8, 1933 - March 19, 2017

Ms. Sarah E. Gore, 84, of West Point, KY returned to her Heavenly Father Sunday, March 19, 2017. Ms. Gore was born on February 8, 1933 in Creelsboro, Kentucky. She retired from General Electric after 30 years of service and worked at Elite Marketing for 12 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Morris Winfield and Rosie Blakey Mann; son, Jeff Gore and brother, "Cowboy" Mann. ...
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Joann Desurne

June 25, 1945 - March 18, 2017

Joann Desurne, age 71, of Okolona, returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Ms. Desurne, was born in Louisville on June 25, 1945 to Tracy and Gladys Jump. Mrs. Desurne was a loving wife and mother who was devoted to her family and her home. She loved being a homemaker and she also spent some of her time being a caregiver. Mrs. Desurne is preceded in death by her parents,...
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John Robert Lusk

September 6, 1939 - March 18, 2017

Mr. John Robert Lusk, age 77, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on March 18, 2017. Mr. Lusk retired from General Electric after 20+ years of service and was a U.S. Army veteran. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, James and Nellie Smith Lusk; beloved wife, Betty Burke Lusk; brothers, Charles and Dennis Smith; sisters, Lisa Caton and Judy Branick; and nephew...
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Marlene Rennirt Able

July 19, 1933 - March 18, 2017

Mrs. Marlene Rennirt Able, 83, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hewitt and Dorothy Rennirt, a sister, Zelda Ruth, and two brothers, Ronald and Donald known as "Big" and "Little". She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband Forest Edward Able; three sons, Forest "Ross" (Marian), Todd Edward (Cathy),...
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James Carl Higdon

December 28, 1932 - March 15, 2017

Mr. James Carl Higdon, 84, of Lebanon Junction, returned to his Heavenly Father Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Jim was born on December 28, 1932 in Leitchfield, Kentucky. He retired from the U.S. Navy and the Army Corps of Engineers. Jim also served as a member of the Bullitt County Rod and Gun Club. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ancil and Daisy Mae Bratcher Higdon; wife, Sally...
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John Stephen Maderic III

June 22, 1968 - March 14, 2017

John Stephen Maderic, III, 48, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at his home in Milton, KY. John was born June 22, 1968, in Louisville, Kentucky, and resided there until 2005, when he married and purchased his dream piece of property in Milton. John worked at Jewish Hospital for many years, where he met his wife, Dr. Susan Florene Melton Maderic. He later began working at the VA Medical Center in...
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Guadalupe "Lupe" Minjares Cannon

March 20, 1950 - March 14, 2017

Mrs. Guadalupe "Lupe" Minjares Cannon, age 66, of Shepherdsville returned to her Heavenly Father on March 14, 2017. Mrs. Cannon worked for the Bullitt County Public Schools and was a member of Little Flock Baptist Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Francisco and Anna Gonzalez Minjares; and sister, Carmen Godfrey. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband...
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James "Jimmy" Dennis Barker

February 9, 1977 - March 11, 2017

Mr. James "Jimmy" Dennis Barker, age 40, of Okolona returned to his Heavenly Father on March 11, 2017. Mr. Barker was an insulator for Local #51 and a Catholic by faith. Among those that preceded him in death include his aunts, Grace Levsay and Janice Wolford; niece, Emily Paige Payne; and grandfather, Martin Barker. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Dayton James Barker; parents, John and...
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John C. Bennett

August 5, 1931 - March 11, 2017

Mr. John C. Bennett, age 85, of Shepherdsville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Mr. Bennett was born on August 5, 1931 in Louisville, KY to the late John and Bessie Bennett. He was a member of Eastern Gate Baptist Church. Among those who preceded him in death include, his siblings, Hugh Bennett, Joe Bennett and Mary Cooper. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife...
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James Franklin "Red" Dorman

September 8, 1928 - March 11, 2017

James Franklin "Red" Dorman, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 due to kidney and congestive heart failure. He was 88. James was born on September 8, 1928 in Yazoo City, Mississippi. He was a loving and faithful husband. He loved going to church and was a faithful member of Parkland Baptist Church, "Red" served his country in the United States Army from January 1951 to November 1952. He was...
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Gay Vest Fleming

September 1, 1939 - March 9, 2017

Ms. Gay Vest Fleming, age 77, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Ms. Fleming was born in Ezel, KY on September 1, 1939 to the late Tom Henry and Miriam Cora (Hamilton) Vest. She graduated from Ezel High School in 1957 where she was a cheerleader, won many awards in Public Speaking and Bible reading. She was May Queen in 1955, she acted in plays and loved to...
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Ryan "Adam" Denk

May 23, 1984 - March 5, 2017

Ryan "Adam" Denk, age 32, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Monday March 5, 2017. Adam was a true child of God. He was preceded in death by his father, Marc Denk; sister, Jordan Lee Cantrell, uncle Robert Vincent Denk, grandfather, Robert Vincent Denk and great grandmother Sylvia Cross. He leaves to cherish his memory his 7 year old daughter, Ryleigh Hope Johnson; mother,...
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Elbert Leo Goodman

September 8, 1933 - March 5, 2017

Mr. Elbert Leo Goodman, age 83, of Fairdale, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Mr. Goodman was born on September 8, 1933 to the late Elza W. and Clara Mae Goodman and he was a member of Okolona General Baptist Church. Among those who preceded him in death include, his son, Danny Leo Goodman, his 2 sisters and his brother. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife,...
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Robert Anthony Pace

March 16, 1997 - March 4, 2017

Mr. Robert "Bobby" Pace, age 19, of Bullitt Co., returned to his Heavenly Father on March 4, 2017. Mr. Pace was born to John Raymond Pace, and Melissa Harrod Pace on March 16, 1997. Robert graduated from North Bullitt High School, was full of energy, and loved being an uncle to Estelle Annamae. He loved sports, fishing, video games, and his "Grangy's" biscuits and cookies. Robert "Bobby"...
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Donna Rose Tipton Settles

September 18, 1949 - March 4, 2017

Mrs. Donna Rose Tipton Settles, 67, of Shepherdsville, Kentucky returned to her loving Heavenly Father Saturday, March 4, 2017. Mrs. Settles was born on September 18, 1949 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was certified in early childhood development and retired as a nursery teacher. Mrs. Settles was a member of Bible Covenant Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and...
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David Martin "Bug" Miller

August 31, 1959 - March 4, 2017

Mr. David Martin "Bug" Miller, 57, of Jeffersonville, Indiana returned to his Heavenly Father Saturday, March 4, 2017. Mr. Miller was born on August 31, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a self-employed dry wall finisher and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Albert Miller and Mollie Jean Duke Hays; stepfather, Douglas Hays and his sister, Mary Jean...
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Barbara J. Stettenbenz

October 6, 1947 - March 4, 2017

Mrs. Barbara J. Stettenbenz, age 69, of Shepherdsville returned to her Heavenly Father on March 3, 2017. Mrs. Stettenbenz was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother. Among those that preceded her in death include her mother, Mary Catherine Boyd Sisk; father, Charles Bishop; and brother, Greg Sisk. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 50 years, John Stettenbenz;...
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Thelma Lee Flora

December 23, 1930 - March 3, 2017

Thelma Lee Flora, 86, of Louisville, Kentucky returned to her Heavenly Father Friday, March 3, 2017. Mrs. Flora was born in Jefferson County and was a member of the Community Church of Christ of Louisville, Kentucky. She retired from Rite-Aid Pharmacy at the age of 80. She will best be remembered by all of the good things she did for other people. Sending cards, making phone calls and...
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Sherry Lynn Simmons

August 28, 1952 - March 3, 2017

Mrs. Sherry Lynn Simmons, age 64, of Louisville returned to her Heavenly Father on March 3, 2017. Sherry gave her whole heart in taking care of others. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Harold and Iola Meredith Baine; and husband, Jerry Dean Simmons. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Deanna Reece (William), Harold Simmons, Amanda Arreola (Jorge) and Angela...
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Scott Thomas Sloan

May 16, 1971 - March 3, 2017

Scott Thomas Sloan was called home on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the age of 45. He was a father of 4 beautiful children, a son, a brother, an uncle, a cousin and a friend. Mr.Sloan was born May 16,1971. He gave much of his life to loving the people in his community and climbing up the ladder at Walmart. He loved the outdoors, guns, held a great passion for cooking and anything manly. Scott in...
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Charles Steven "Woody" Ritter

February 26, 1951 - March 2, 2017

Mr. Charles Steven (Woody) Ritter, age 66, of South Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on March 2, 2017. Preceding him in death is his wife, Velma Louise Ritter; his daughter, Stacey Ritter and his parents, Herschel Ritter and Katherine Keith. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his children, Steven Ritter and Kimberly Miller (Jeremy); his grandsons, Steven and Bailey Ritter; two...
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Mary Hagan Woods

April 18, 1944 - February 28, 2017

Mrs. Mary L. Woods, age 72, of south Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Mrs. Woods was a dedicated solicitor for the Disabled American Veterans for over 20 years. Among those who preceded her in death include, her husband, Ralph Woods; parents, John and Annie Ballard Hagan; brothers, John and Jack Hagan; sisters, Della Bryan, Dorothy Carey and Pearl Berry...
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Chester "Chet" Davis Richardson

May 4, 1940 - February 27, 2017

Chester "Chet" Davis Richardson, 76, of Shepherdsville, Kentucky returned to his Heavenly Father Monday, February 27, 2017. Mr. Richardson was born on May 4, 1940 in Hart County, Kentucky to the late Cleon Davis Richardson and Lois Melton Richardson Edwards. He was a self-employed contractor and demolitionist. Mr. Richardson took pride in his safety training for his employees, after 47 years...
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Sam Davis Edlin, Jr.

November 10, 1931 - February 27, 2017

Mr. Sam Davis Edlin, Jr., age 85, of Heritage Creek returned to his Heavenly Father on February 27, 2017. Mr. Edlin retired from General Electric after 25 years of service and was a U.S. Army veteran. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, Sam Edlin, Sr. and Ruthine Cundiff Wise; wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Brown Edlin; son, Gary Lee Edlin; and brother, Garnet Edlin. He leaves to...
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Ashley Shaya Thomas

March 17, 1989 - February 26, 2017

Ashley Shaya Thomas, 27, of Okolona, returned to her Heavenly Father on February 26, 2017. Ms. Thomas was a waitress at Spinelli's Pizza. Among those that have preceded her include her brothers, Adam Neil. She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Adam Chance Thomas; parents, Larry Thomas and Debra Thomas; step-mother, Susan McQuilling; brothers, Randy Tipton, Josh Thomas; sister, Ginny Thomas;...
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Victoria Noelle "Kiki" Besse

October 8, 2016 - February 25, 2017

Victoria Noelle "Kiki" Besse, 5 months, returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 25, 2017. She leaves to cherish her memory, her parents, Andrea and Daniel Besse; her twin sister, Isabella Danielle Besse; grandparents, Ana and Ivan Barisic and Regina and Jerome Besse; her Aunts and Uncles, Petar Barisic, Amanda and Billy Bradley and Regina Besse; her Godparents, Carlos H. and Doris...
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Betty Jean Harmon

September 27, 1935 - February 25, 2017

Betty Jean Harmon, 81, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Mrs. Harmon was a member of Christian Assembly Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her husband, David "Don" Harmon; son, David Harmon; grandson, Randy Harmon; and parents, Willie and Alice Ogden. She leaves to cherish her memory her two daughters, Onita Woodrum (Steve) and...
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Sandra Hirst Robey

January 20, 1953 - February 23, 2017

Sandra Hirst Robey born January 20, 1953 has taken the hand of God and went home to heaven on Thursday, February 23, 2017 where her mother and father were waiting for her. She leaves behind her husband and friend, Maurice Robey; four sons and their families, Timothy Hayden (Lynn) and their children Sarah and Wade, Anthony Hayden (Sheryl) and their children Corey, Kelsey and Kylie, Thomas Hayden...
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Norman Lee Cruse

April 8, 1940 - February 22, 2017

Mr. Norman Lee Cruse, age 76, of Brooks, KY, returned to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Mr. Cruse was born in Larue Co., KY on April 8, 1940 to the late Harvey and Virginia Cruse. He was a member of Keys Ferry Baptist Church. He retired from Harper Construction, worked many years at Jefferson Piping and he was a member of Labor Local #576. Among those who preceded him in...
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Robert Werkmeister

November 7, 1939 - February 21, 2017

Robert Lee Werkmeister, 77, of Shepherdsville, passed from this life surrounded by his loving family on February 21, 2017. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mallie Jo Werkmeister, parents, Carl Sr. and Reubie Werkmeister, a brother, Carl Werkmeister Jr, and four sisters, Marianne Lipa, Betty Riley, Sandra Werkmeister and Dorothy Hankins. He is survived by his children,...
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Dorothy Arnold

August 27, 1938 - February 21, 2017

Mrs. Dorothy Jean Arnold, age 78, of Okolona returned to her Heavenly Father on February 21, 2017. Mrs. Arnold was a line picker for Horton Fruit Company and was a Baptist by faith. Among those that preceded her in death include her husband, Phillip Lane Arnold; son, Richard Ferguson; sister, Raquita Greenwell and brother, Freddie Johnson. She leaves to cherish her memory, Sharon Lynn Brown,...
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Margaret Louise Singleton

May 28, 1922 - February 20, 2017

Margaret Louise Singleton, 94, of the South End, returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, February 20, 2017. Among those that preceded her in death include her husband, Robert Calvin Singleton Sr.; daughters, Edna Masterson, Brenda Simon; son, Michael Anthony; parents, Clyde and Mae Basham; brothers, Bill Basham, Raymond Basham, Vinnard Basham; and sister, Evelyn Basham. She leaves to cherish...
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Mary Joyce Koerner

September 27, 1937 - February 20, 2017

Mary Joyce Koerner, 79, of Shepherdsville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, February 20, 2017. Ms. Koerner was a waitress at Holiday Inn for 30 years, and at Hometown Buffett also. She enjoyed bingo, bowling, and watching T.V while cheering on U of L. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Harold and Lena Hood; and brothers, Leonard T. Hood, Robert "Bob" Hood. She...
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Edward Elliot "Big E" Renfro

March 25, 1989 - February 18, 2017

Edward Elliot "Big E" Renfro, age 27, of Ekron, KY returned to his Heavenly Father on February 18, 2017. Elliot was a singer who loved music and was a member of Bullitt Lick Baptist Church. Among those that preceded him in death include his grandfather, Gil Renfro; grandmother, Veda Figg; and great-grandmother, Dorothy Lege. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Eddie and Dana Thomas...
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Christopher Charles Hill

March 14, 1972 - February 16, 2017

Mr. Christopher Charles Hill, age 44, of Hillview returned to his Heavenly Father on February 16, 2017. Mr. Hill was employed as a construction worker. Christopher was a devoted dad who loved his boys and was dedicated to his family and friends. Among those that preceded him in death include his father, James Hill. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Heather Hill; children, Seth Boot Hill...
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Helen Marie Guelda

September 5, 1932 - February 16, 2017

Helen Marie Guelda, 84, of Hillview, returned to her Heavenly Father Thursday, February 16, 2017. Mrs. Guelda was born September 5, 1932 in Louisville, Kentucky. She worked as an inspector at General Electric. Mrs. Guelda was a Kentucky Colonel. She is preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Beatrice Whitaker Underhill; husband, Alvin Guelda; daughter, Sheryl Schmader; and siblings,...
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Linda Kay Schulz

August 8, 1951 - February 16, 2017

Ms. Linda Kay Schulz, age 65, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Ms. Schulz was a homemaker. Among those who preceded her in death include, her father, Carl Duncan and sister Donna Drosity. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Cristie Schulz and Stacey Pike (Chris); grandchildren, Hayley Schulz, Madeline Pike, Elizabeth Pike; great grandson...
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Betty Jean Pape Johnston

December 2, 1939 - February 14, 2017

Mrs. Betty Jean Pape Johnston, age 77, of Shepherdsville returned to her Heavenly Father on February 14, 2017. Mrs. Johnston was a customer service representative for Pape's Archery and a member of St. Luke Catholic Church and A.S.P.C.A. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Fred and Catherine Wenz Pape; husband, Joseph "Sonny" Johnston, Sr.; sister, Carole Ann Sweeney; and...
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Louis Andrew "Drew" Manning

February 21, 1986 - February 12, 2017

Mr. Louis Andrew "Drew" Manning, age 30, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on February 12, 2017. Among those that preceded him in death include his grandfather, Louis Manning and grandparents, Louis and Catherine Tharp. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Louis and Rita Manning; sisters, Christine Cartwright (Ryan) and Stephanie Self (Tracy); nephew and nieces, Tyler,...
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Iva "Maggie" Thixton

October 26, 1973 - February 11, 2017

Iva "Maggie" Thixton, age 43, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Ms. Thixton, was a school bus driver for JCPS. She was born in Louisville on October 26,1973 to Randy Blythe and Sherry Wicker. Ms. Thixton is preceded in death by her Grandparents, "Grandpa" Blythe, "Granny" Blythe and her Aunt Shirley. Ms. Thixton was a loving mother who was...
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Clyde Morrison Jr.

April 29, 1947 - February 11, 2017

Clyde Morrison Jr., 69, passed away at his home in Shepherdsville on Saturday, February 11, 2017. He dedicated his entire career to Anheuser-Busch Inc. where he was frequently recognized as Salesman of the Year and was liked and respected by his co-workers and his customers. He retired in 2007. Clyde proudly served his country in the Vietnam War as a Seabee with the United States Navy. He was...
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James Daniel Strange

April 24, 1930 - February 10, 2017

James Daniel Strange, 86, of Shepherdsville, returned to his Heavenly Father February 10, 2017. Mr. Strange was a Deacon with Knopp Avenue Holy Baptist Church. Among those that preceded him in death include his wife, Anna Jean Strange; parents, Clell & Ruby Strange; grandson, Jason White; siblings, Thelma Esters, Creal Strange; and son-in-law, Roger Kessler Sr. He leaves to cherish his memory,...
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Lillian Irene Martin Nall

October 9, 1925 - February 10, 2017

Mrs. Lillian Irene Martin Nall, age 91, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday morning, February 10, 2017 with family at her side. She was a member of Cecilia Baptist Church, she was a devoted wife, a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great- great grandmother, a friend to many and a great cook. Among those who preceded her in death include, her beloved husband of...
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Lisa Gail Coomer (Tingle)

November 17, 1969 - February 10, 2017

Mrs. Lisa Gail Coomer (Tingle), age 47, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday, February 10, 2017. Mrs. Coomer was born on November 17, 1969 in Louisville to the late Harry and Nina Coomer. Among those who preceded her in death include, her husband, Michael Tingle. She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Brittany Tingle (Ethan Johnson) and Joseph Tingle (Kaity); her...
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Donald Bruce Shaw

March 11, 1944 - February 9, 2017

Donald Bruce Shaw of Okolona returned to his Heavenly Father February 9, 2017 after a short illness. He was born March 11, 1944 in Grove City, Pennsylvania. Don is a graduate of Lakeview High School and Thiel College. He was a long-time resident of Ashland, Kentucky where he served as the Circulation Director of the Ashland Daily Independent for many years. He was active in Cub Scouts, Boy...
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Neill Brooks Tyler

November 2, 1940 - February 7, 2017

Neill Brooks Tyler Jr., 76, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Mr. Tyler was a member of Summit Heights United Methodist Church, and a Gideon. He had formerly worked for the U.S Army Corp of Engineers. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, Neill Brooks Tyler Sr. and Zelma Tyler. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife,...
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Donald Lee Tarter

June 27, 1942 - February 6, 2017

Donald Lee Tarter, 74, of Pioneer Village, returned to his Heavenly Father on Monday, February 6, 2017. Mr. Tarter was an Army Veteran, and worked for Ford Motor Company. He was a member of Summit Hills Baptist Church. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, Chatman and Elizabeth Tarter. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Dorothy Judd Tarter; children, Jeremy...
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James E. Allen, Jr.

October 30, 1939 - February 6, 2017

Mr. James E. Allen Jr., age 77, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Monday, February 6, 2017. Mr. Allen was a self-employed Drywall Contractor for 44 years. Mr. Allen is preceded in death by his parents, James and Rita Allen and his twin daughters, Lisa and Theresa Allen. He leaves to cherish his memory, the mother of his children, Linda Allen; his life partner, Beverly Shofner...
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Brian Alexander "Alex" Fuller

January 27, 1993 - February 5, 2017

Mr. Brian Alexander "Alex" Fuller, age 24, of Okolona, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, February 5, 2017. "Alex" Fuller was born to Michelle Florence and Brian Fuller on January 27, 1993 in Louisville, Ky. Mr. Fuller is preceded in death by his Grandmother, Freda Fuller and his uncle Paul Fuller. He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother and stepfather Michelle and Bryon Florence;...
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Thomas Earl Bridwell

February 1, 1949 - February 4, 2017

Thomas Earl Bridwell, 68, of Shepherdsville, returned to his Heavenly Father Saturday, February 4, 2017. Mr. Bridwell was born February 1, 1949 in Louisville, Kentucky. He worked as a physical education teacher at Maryville Elementary for 31 years. Mr. Bridwell enjoyed spending time on the family farm and riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He is preceded in death by his parents,...
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Charles "Charlie" Puckett

November 16, 1947 - February 2, 2017

Puckett, Charles "Charlie" age 69, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on February 2, 2017 at Jewish Downtown Hospital. Mr. Puckett milked cows, and was a former employee of Taylor Battery Company. Among those who preceded him in death include his parents, Ervin and Ethel Florence Puckett; sister, Frankie Smith; brothers, Buddy, David and Johnny Hunt. He leaves to cherish his...
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Terri Lynn White

September 20, 1961 - February 2, 2017

Ms. Terri Lynn White, age 55, of Fairdale Ky., returned to her Heavenly Father Wednesday, February 2, 2017. Ms. White attended Valley View Church and was a Loan Officer for Park Federal Credit Union. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Alexander and Edna White, Louise and Charles Minks; and niece, Angela White. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Brooke and Matthew White;...
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Ruby Jane West

November 1, 1947 - February 1, 2017

Ruby Jane West, 69, of Cedar Grove, returned to her Heavenly Father Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Ms. West was born November 1, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky. She worked as a secretary at A-1 Sanitation and she was a faithful member of Blue Lick United Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold Davis and Edith Hester West; her siblings, Freddie West, Charlotte Loyall,...
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Mae A. Byars

October 12, 1923 - February 1, 2017

Mrs. Mae A. Byars, age 93, of Okolona, returned to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Mrs. Byars was born in Nashville, TN on October 12, 1923 to the late Alton and Willie Mae Hill- Burnette. She was a Christian all of her life who was a member of Manslick Road Church of Christ in the latter part of her life. She was formerly of Cain- Sloan (Dillard's). Her passion was crocheting...
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Davis E. Collins

February 28, 1922 - January 30, 2017

Mr. Davis E. Collins, age 94, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on January 30, 2017. Mr. Collins was the owner/operator of MLC Shoe Repair and a charter member of Shepherdsville Gospel Chapel Church. Mr. Collins was a World War II Army veteran. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, Robert and Mattie Lee Collins; five brothers and two sisters. He leaves to...
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Robert "Bob" Cox

February 9, 1943 - January 30, 2017

Robert, "Bob", Bernard Cox, 73, of Bullitt Co., returned to his Heavenly Father Monday, January 30, 2017. Mr. Cox was born February 9, 1943 to William Bernard and Laura Catherine Cox in Covington, Kentucky. He was a retired telephone installer for the Western Electric Company. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Laura Cox; 4 brothers, Donnie, Ronnie, Alvin, and William;...
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Roseddia Dalton

December 13, 1941 - January 29, 2017

Roseddia Dalton, age 75, of Shepherdsville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Ms. Dalton was born in Louisville on December 13, 1941 to Thomas Prince Nichols and Mattie Mae Nichols. Mrs. Dalton was a member of the Star of Hope Chapter 183, Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Dalton is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Mattie Nichols, and two brothers, Thomas...
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Tammy Renee Koch

July 7, 1961 - January 29, 2017

Ms. Tammy Renee Koch, age 55, of Shepherdsville returned to her Heavenly Father on January 29, 2017. Ms. Koch was the former office manager and bookkeeper for Tasco Trucking Company. She was a 1979 graduate of Bullitt Central High School and a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. W. F. Goldsmith and Mr. & Mrs. Arnold...
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Dennis Lynn Ford

July 24, 1958 - January 29, 2017

Dennis Lynn Ford, 58, of Okolona, returned to his Heavenly Father Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mr.Ford was born July 24, 1958 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a United States Army veteran and a contractor for the Ford Motor Company. He is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin Morris and Lucy Helen Lynn Ford; brothers, Morrisie and Jeff Ford and his sister, Rhona Ford. He leaves to...
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Martin T. Marbach Sr.

November 26, 1946 - January 28, 2017

Mr. Martin T. Marbach Sr., age 70, of Shepherdsville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Mr. Marbach served in the United States Army. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Brenda Marbach; his son, Martin T. Marbach Jr. (Kimberly); his grandsons, Martin T. Marbach III, Sean Bradley Marbach, Ryan Patrick Marbach and Ethan Michael Marbach; his sister, Georgia Jean...
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Gertrude "Trudy" A. Meeks

March 4, 1952 - January 28, 2017

Gertrude "Trudy" A. Meeks, 64, of Okolona returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Joseph and Mary Brown. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 31 years, Darrel Meeks; daughter Donna Darnell; grandchildren, Thomas Darnell, Courtney Darnell; great-grandchild, Lillie Grace Auberry; sisters, Mary Jo Burress ...
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Krista Nichole Webb

February 13, 1991 - January 27, 2017

Krista Nichole Webb, 25, of Fern Creek, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday, January 27, 2017. Krista was a 2010 Fern Creek High School Graduate. Among those that preceded her in death include her grandparents, James W. Webb Jr., and Anna M. Gatz. She leaves to cherish her memory her child, Rylee Jane Webb, and one on the way; parents, Jim & Melany Webb; siblings, Dawn Miller (James),...
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Michael "Mike" Lynn Riddle

January 31, 1965 - January 27, 2017

Mr. Michael "Mike" Lynn Riddle, age 52, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Friday, January 27, 2017. Mr. Riddle loved gardening and sharing all of the fruits and vegetables that he grew with others. He loved fishing and he was skilled with framing, plumbing and electric. He was very handy and always able to find a solution to any problem. Among those who preceded him in death...
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Frank W. Pfeiffer, Jr.

March 1, 1968 - January 26, 2017

Frank W. Pfeiffer Jr., 48, of Okolona returned to his Heavenly Father Thursday, January 26, 2017. Mr. Pfeiffer was born March 1, 1968 in Louisville. He was the former owner/ operator of Frank's Plumbing and Piping and was a member of the Local 502 Plumbers and Pipefitters for 31 years. Among those who preceded him in death include his grandparents, George William "Buck" Pfeiffer, Mary Maxine...
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Wanda Lee Sharp

June 18, 1936 - January 23, 2017

Wanda Lee Sharp, 80, of Hillview, returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, January 23, 2017. Mrs. Sharp worked at Little Flock Baptist Church in child care, and was also a member at Little Flock Baptist. She also worked in the cafeteria in Overdale Elementary. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Lewis and Mary Louise Bland; and sister, Evelyn Jones. She leaves to...
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Amanda Nicole Beeber

March 30, 1980 - January 22, 2017

Mrs. Amanda Nicole Beeber, age 36, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Mrs. Beeber was a passionate U of L and New England Patriot fan. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Rick Beeber; sons, Dylan and Jacob; mother, Debbie Warner (Daddy Jim); father, Billy Drake (Connie); father- in- law who was her caretaker for 9 months, Gene Beeber;...
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Jewell J. Underwood

November 23, 1931 - January 22, 2017

Jewell J. Underwood age 85, of Bullitt Hills returned to her Heavenly Father January 22, 2017 at Hosparus Inpatient Care. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Nellie Sanders-Graham; 5 sons; and 1 daughter. Mrs. Underwood leaves to cherish her memory, daughters, June McGrew (Steve), Paula Cheatham (Troy); sons, Gary, Terry French; sisters, Millie Henn (John), Sue Vogel (Donnie),...
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Obie Clyde Ramey, Jr.

February 22, 1946 - January 22, 2017

Obie Clyde Ramey Jr., 70, of Hillview, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Mr. Ramey was born to Obie Clyde Ramey Sr. and Mary Ruth Ramey on February 22, 1946, in Louisville Kentucky. He was a retired butcher and a former member of the KYANA antique car club. Mr. Ramey is preceded in death by parents, Obie and Mary Ramey; a daughter, Melinda Douthitt; and a brother,...
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Paul Edward Stith

April 26, 1932 - January 22, 2017

Stith, Paul E. age 84, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father January 22, 2017 at Norton Hospital. He was self-employed in Home Improvement, member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, and a Navy Veteran. Mr. Stith leaves to cherish his memory, wife of 61 years, Gaynell Bush-Stith, sons, Darrell (Peggie), Rick Stith; grandchildren, Brad, Todd Stith; and 4 great grandchildren. Mass of...
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Donald Gene Davenport

April 20, 1938 - January 21, 2017

Donald Gene Davenport, 78, of Hillview, returned to his Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Donald was born on April 20, 1938, in Greensburg, KY. He retired from General Electric in 1993, after 30 years of service. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing and hunting. Donald leaves to cherish his memory, the love of his life, his wife of 59 years, Barbara Curtsinger Davenport; sons,...
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Willie "Rex" Smith

November 26, 1933 - January 20, 2017

Willie "Rex" Smith, 83, of Okolona, returned to his Heavenly Father on Friday, January 20, 2017. Mr. Smith was born to Willie Eugene and Mable Hunt Smith on November 26, 1933 in Barren Co. Kentucky. Rex was a member of Central Church of Christ and a talented musician. He was a proud member of the Preston Highway String Band who plays bluegrass music in nursing homes and assisted care...
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Jean Gilbert Cunagin

May 17, 1941 - January 19, 2017

Mrs. Jean Gilbert Cunagin, age 75, of Okolona returned to her Heavenly Father on January 19, 2017. Mrs. Cunagin was a nurse and member of Solid Rock Louisville. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Robert and Edith Ledford Gilbert. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 51 years, Ralph Cunagin; children, Tonya Schaefer (Thomas) and Brent Cunagin (Brandi);...
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Darrell "Dado" Dadisman

January 25, 1975 - January 18, 2017

Darrell W. "Dado" Dadisman, 41, of Bullitt County, returned to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Darrell was employed by Ford and a member of Okolona Church of Christ. Darrell loved to hunt, play golf and spend time with his family. He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters, Kristen, Kaitlyn, and Kileigh Dadisman and Abby Casey; fiancé, Ashley Casey; parents, Gerald...
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Janet Carol Mullins

May 3, 1943 - January 18, 2017

Ms. Janet Carol Mullins, age 73, of Okolona returned to her Heavenly Father on January 18, 2017. Ms. Mullins was a school teacher with Jefferson County Public Schools and retired after 34 years of service. She then returned to work for Reading Readiness for 14 years helping children to read. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, James and Irene White Mullins; and brother,...
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Randolph G. Brown

November 12, 1928 - January 18, 2017

Brown, Randolph G., age 88, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on January 18, 2017 at Baptist Health of Louisville. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Christian Church, Masonic Lodge 86 of Lebanon KY., attended South East Christian Church, and an Army Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents, B.H. Brown and Bessie Guthrie-Brown; brothers, Vo, Paul Ray Brown; sisters, Dorothy...
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Deborah Achor

May 29, 1960 - January 17, 2017

Deborah Achor, age 56, of Okolona, returned to her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Ms. Achor was born in Sterling Colorado on May 29, 1960, to Arnold Eugene and Betty Jean Lei. Mrs. Achor is preceded in death by her husband James Edward Achor; his parents Neva and Joseph Achor; her life companion, Arthur Bryan Spalding; her bestest friend...
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Velta Jean Bennett Compton

January 15, 2017

Velta Jean Bennett Compton passed away on January 15, 2017. She was born in Metcalfe County, but lived most of her life in Louisville. An alumnus of Lindsey Wilson College and Western Kentucky University, she began her teaching career as an emergency teacher, during WWII, at the age of seventeen. Her first position was teaching in a one room schoolhouse, all eight grades. She later taught...
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Jay P. Holbrook

May 30, 1968 - January 15, 2017

Jay P. Holbrook, 48, of Okolona returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Mr. Holbrook attend St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton, was an ambassador for SouthEast YMCA, and a beloved teacher and wrestling coach for Moore Middle School. Mr. Holbrook was a teacher for Home of the Innocents. He was able to touch many lives through his teaching career. He was a life long student who enjoyed...
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Barbara Gretz

March 7, 1939 - January 14, 2017

Barbara Gretz, 77, of Hillview, returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 14, 2017. She was born on March 7, 1939 to Frank Leroy and Olaf Marie Mueller. Mrs. Gretz was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Mrs. Gretz is preceded in death by her husband Charles George Gretz; her daughter Dana Gretz; her parents, Frank and Olaf Mueller; and a brother. She leaves to cherish her...
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Carletta Marie Louton

August 15, 1948 - January 13, 2017

Carletta Marie Louton, 68, of Hillview, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday, January 13, 2017. Mrs. Louton was retired from Zoom Group. Among those that preceded her in death include her husband, William H. Louton Jr.; daughter, Mary Thompson; parents, Carl & Delores Roberts; sisters, Jackie Carrol, Peggy Roberts; and son-in-law, James Caudill. She leaves to cherish her memory, her children...
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Brandon "BG" Guarnera

October 14, 1983 - January 13, 2017

Brandon M. "BG" Guarnera, 33, of Hillview returned to his Heavenly Father Friday, January 13, 2017. Brandon was born October 14, 1983 in Louisville, Kentucky. He and was a 2002 graduate of North Bullitt High School and currently worked for General Electric. Brandon had a great love and fellowship for AA and displayed his love for Jesus Christ by the outpouring of love to his friends and putting...
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Mark W. Trautwein

July 23, 1967 - January 11, 2017

Trautwein, Mark W. age 49, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father January 11, 2017. He was a member of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local Union 502. Mr. Trautwein leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Ann Drake-Trautwein; daughter, Amanda Trautwein; mother, Helen Trautwein; brothers, Charlie, Gary Trautwein; and sister, Debbie Lang. Funeral Service will be conducted Monday, January 16,...
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Annavieve "Ann" Brackett Kissinger

May 25, 1934 - January 11, 2017

Mrs. Annavieve "Ann" Brackett Kissinger, age 82, originally of Henderson, KY and now of Highview, returned to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Mrs. Kissinger was a member of Parkland Baptist Church for 50 years. She loved the Lord and serving in His name, she had great love for her family and was an avid Louisville Cardinals fan. Among those who preceded her in death include...
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Edna Elizabeth Priddy

April 3, 1935 - January 10, 2017

Edna Elizabeth Dixon Priddy, age 81, of Louisville returned to her Heavenly Father on January 10, 2017. Mrs. Priddy worked in the Central Library Processing Office for the Jefferson County Board of Education and was a member of Knopp Avenue Holy Baptist Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her husband, Claude Priddy; parents, Arthur and Emma Dixon; daughter, Debbie Priddy;...
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Marvin Collins

March 26, 1935 - January 10, 2017

Marvin Collins, 81, of Hillview, returned to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Among those that preceded Mr. Collins include his parents, Luther and Hazel Collins; brothers, Ivan Collins, Homer Collins; and sister, Sue White. Mr. Collins served in the Air Force, he was a member and Past Master of Highland Park Lodge #865 and River City Lodge #966. He was saved during a tent...
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Willie H. Blakley

June 8, 1938 - January 10, 2017

Willie H. Blakley, 77, of the South End returned to his Heavenly Father Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Among those who preceded him in death include his wife, Shirley Blakley; parents, Dallas Blakley and Oma Dyer McKinney; siblings, Robert and Billy Blakley and Lucille Jones. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Patty Manning, Chris Blakley and Robin Blakley; several grandchildren and...
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Leonard Lee Curry, Sr

September 11, 1935 - January 9, 2017

Leonard Lee Curry Sr., Age 81, of Jeffersontown, formerly of Hart Co., returned to his Heavenly Father on Monday, January 9, 2017. Mr. Curry was an inspector for Ford Motor Company, and a member of Southeast Christian Church. Among those that preceded him in death include his wife, Phyllis J. Curry; parents, James and Ovada Curry. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Christell Curry;...
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Russell "Russ" James Fallon, Sr.

May 13, 1965 - January 8, 2017

Mr. Russell "Russ" James Fallon Sr., age 51, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Mr. Fallon was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints in the Louisville 3rd Ward. He served in the United States Navy, where he was a Nuclear Engineer and he was a Mechanical Engineer at General Electric. Among those who preceded him in death include, his...
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Emma Hester Murray

January 2, 1923 - January 7, 2017

Mrs. Emma Hester Murray, age 94, of Charlottesville, VA and formerly of Louisville, KY returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Among those who preceded her in death include, her husband, Hubert Murray; parents, John W. and Francis Childress Hester; siblings, Hubert Hester, Herbert Hester, Hershel Hester, Loreine Hester, Evelyn Hester, Margie Hester and Gene Hester. She...
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Clara Mae Atwell-Dykes

July 17, 1922 - January 7, 2017

Clara M Atwell-Dykes, 94, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Louisville East Post Acute. She was a member of the LDS church and was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Lera Atwell; daughter, Patricia Glenn; and sister, Ruby Dixon. She enjoyed a good and long life and is survived by son, Gene and (Billie) Dean; daughters, Beulah Arnold and Phyllis Dean; and brother, Rex and (Ojean...
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Monte Kevin Brown

July 14, 1959 - January 7, 2017

Monte Kevin Brown, age 57, of Louisville returned to his Heavenly Father January 7, 2017. He passed away at his home after being paralyzed for 40 years from a football injury sustained prior to his senior year in high school. Monte was born to Harold and Ruby Brown on July 14, 1959. He is preceded in death by his father, Harold Brown; grandparents, Marvin and Mattie Brown of Gleanings, KY,...
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Viola Mae Coleman Hart

December 30, 1944 - January 7, 2017

Mrs. Viola Mae Coleman Hart, age 72, of Shepherdsville returned to her Heavenly Father on January 7, 2017. Mrs. Hart was a data processor for LandAmerica and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Joseph and Viola Hughes Coleman; and brothers, Frank and John Coleman. She leaves to cherish her memory her sisters, Dorothy Tucker (Jim)...
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Charles "Cub" Howlett, Sr.

September 22, 1924 - January 6, 2017

Howlett, Charles "Cub" Sr. age 92, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father January 6, 2017 at Green Meadows Nursing Home. He was a retired welder and an Army Veteran. Those who precede him in death include his wife, Lillian Druin-Howlett; parents, William and Cora Howlett; brothers, Lawrence and William "Bear" Howlett. Mr. Howlett leaves to cherish his memory, children, Curtis Howlett ...
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Melvin Hubert Andres

February 23, 1943 - January 5, 2017

Melvin Hubert Andres, 73, of Hillview, returned to his Heavenly Father on Thursday January 5, 2017. Mr. Andres was retired from Jeff Boat, an Army veteran and an avid UK fan. Mr. Andres is preceded in death by parents, Hubert and Mary Elizabeth Andres. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Mary Lou Andres; son, Jason Dale Andres (Keri); granddaughters, Tori and Mary Andres; sister,...
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Frances Miller

May 23, 1925 - January 5, 2017

Mrs. Frances Miller, of Shepherdsville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Mrs. Miller was born in Frankfort, KY on May 23, 1925 to the late Lillard and Francis (Mason) Nooe. She was a member of Davidson Memorial Methodist Church. Mrs Miller retired from L& N railroad and worked in Freight Billing. She is preceded in death by her husband, Hughlett "Curley" Miller. ...
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Lansing M. Vanover, Sr.

October 25, 1933 - January 5, 2017

Mr. Lansing M. Vanover Sr., age 83, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father Thursday, January 5, 2017. Mr. Vanover served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a lineman at Adams, Mulberry & Halls. Among those who preceded him in death include his wife, Hattie Griffin Vanover; son, Lansing M. Vanover Jr.; parents, Worden and Viola Vanover; sisters, Sharon, Delphine, Cecilia, and Mabel and...
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