Celebrity Obituaries

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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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Jackie L. "Jack" Jones

August 24, 1938 - January 5, 2017

Mr. Jackie L. "Jack" Jones, age 78, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on January 5, 2017, after fighting a courageous 2 ½ year battle with cancer that took the last breath he had to give. He was home with his loving family at his side. When telling people his name, he would say "Ole Jones." Jack was born August 24, 1938 on a farm outside of Portland, Tennessee to Denton and...
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Brenda Carol Delk

June 18, 1951 - January 4, 2017

Ms. Brenda Carol Delk, age 65, of Middletown, returned to her Heavenly Father, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Ms. Delk was born in Detroit, MI on June 18, 1951, to Tom and Justine Hardison. She was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High school, the class of "69". Ms. Delk was preceded in death by her parents Tom and Justine Hardison. She leaves to cherish her...
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Tracy Callis

June 30, 1977 - January 4, 2017

Tracy D. Callis, age 39, of Fairdale returned to her Heavenly Father January 4, 2017. She resided with her aunt and uncle, Darlene and Clarence Lidster of Fairdale. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Harley Sadler, Martha Krohn and Jessie Callis. Ms. Callis leaves to cherish her memory, son, Joseph "Colt" Hooper; parents, David Callis (Ginny) and Judy Sadler Curl (Mac); sister, Rhonda...
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Jeffrey Edward Bowling

May 19, 1984 - January 4, 2017

Jeffrey Edward Bowling, May 19, 1984 - January 4, 2017 Jeff packed a lot of living in his short life. With his curious mind, he was building towers and climbing out of his crib at a very early age. Jeff had a lot of patience when playing with others; he even let his younger brother open all of his presents on his fifth birthday. Jeff enjoyed family beach vacations, playing card games with...
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Sarah Ruth Simms

December 11, 1930 - January 4, 2017

Simms, Sarah Ruth age 86, of Lebanon Junction returned to her Heavenly Father January 4, 2017 at Masonic Home of Louisville. She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Leroy Simms Jr.; and son, John Monza Simms. Mrs. Simms leaves to cherish her memory, children, Jacqueline Miller, Carolyn Hampton (Bill), Ronald Simms, Marilyn Williar (Kevin); special friend, Jan Samuels; 4 grandchildren...
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Barbara Fern Laslie Howard

March 3, 1944 - January 1, 2017

Mrs. Barbara Fern Laslie Howard, age 72, of Okolona returned to her Heavenly Father on January 1, 2017. Mrs. Howard retired from General Electric and was a member of Okolona Separate Baptist Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Ava and Essie Laslie; and 8 siblings. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 56 years, Eugene Howard; sons, Robert Howard ...
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Barbara Moore

January 6, 1944 - December 30, 2016

Ms. Barbara Moore, age 72, of Shepherdsville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday, December 30, 2016. Ms. Moore was born in Louisville, KY on January 6, 1944 to the late Elijah and LuVina Carrier. She was a member of Shawnee Baptist Church. She leaves to cherish her memory, her 7 children, Leslie "Joe" Moore (Anita), Anita Kenney (Paul), James Moore (Tammy), Lisa Rowe (Craig), Montgomery...
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Charles Newton Bill

July 24, 1934 - December 30, 2016

Charles Newton Bill, 82, of Hillview, returned to his Heavenly Father on Friday, December 30, 2016. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, Charles Jacob and Rosa Lee Bill; and son, Charles Fortune. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Diana Bill; children, Sheri Wright (Gary), Robin Fortune (Paula), Donna Puckett (Steve), Laura Letson (Shannon), Lisa Collins ...
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Betty Jean Underwood

September 22, 1942 - December 30, 2016

Ms. Betty Jean Underwood, age 74, of Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday, December 30, 2016. Betty Jean was born in Louisville, KY on September 22, 1942 to the late Russell and Anna Wester. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, where she served in many positions of responsibility in her Father's Kingdom, including positions in the Relief Society,...
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Vincent Edward Roebuck

February 4, 1972 - December 29, 2016

Vincent Edward Roebuck, 44, of Shepherdsville, returned to his Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Among those that preceded him in death include his father-in-law, William Tedford; nephews, Zachary Waddell; and step-daughter, Milia Sipes. He leaves to cherish his memory his significant other of 15 years Kelly Tedford; children, Abigail Roebuck, Vincent Tyler Roebuck, Quentin Stuart ...
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Iola Gay Baine

December 31, 1928 - December 27, 2016

Mrs. Iola Gay Baine, age 87, of Jeffersonville, IN, returned to her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Mrs. Baine was born on December 31, 1928 in Louisville, KY. She was a local entrepreneur in the bar and restaurant business. Among those who preceded her in death include, her husband, Harold Glenn Baine Sr.; parents, John and Lina Meredith; brother, Edward Meredith and sister,...
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Gervis R. "Bill" Williams, Sr.

June 2, 1932 - December 26, 2016

Mr. Gervis R. "Bill" Williams, Sr., age 84, of Okolona returned to his Heavenly Father on December 26, 2016. Mr. Williams was the owner/operator of Okolona TV. Mr. Williams was Past-Master of Shively Masonic Lodge #951 and a U.S. Navy veteran. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, James and Ethel Mae Hodge Williams; and 5 siblings. He leaves to cherish his memory his...
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Bernice G. Scott

October 25, 1926 - December 26, 2016

Mrs. Bernice G. Scott, age 90, of Hillview returned to her Heavenly Father on December 26, 2016. Mrs. Scott was a homemaker and loved to line dance. Mrs. Scott was a member of VFW Post #5710 in Shepherdsville and St. Theresa Catholic Church. She attended St. Luke Catholic Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Edward and Catherine Meiners Voll; husband, Bill Scott; 4...
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Florence Cissie Winfield

March 15, 1943 - December 26, 2016

Florence "Cissie" Winfield, 73, of South Louisville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, December 26, 2016. Ms. Winfield was a bookkeeper for Republic Diesel, and a member of Foster Ave. Baptist Church. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Abraham & Ethel Meeks; sisters, Pauline Brown, Viola Buchter, Marie Hill; and brothers, Emmett Meeks, Raymond Meeks, Frankie...
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James Steven Vincent, Jr.

May 29, 1971 - December 25, 2016

James Steven Vincent Jr., 45, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Among those that preceded him in death include his father, James Steven Vincent. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Kathryn Philpot; sisters, Kathy, Christine and Rhonda; great nieces and great nephew, Victoria, Alexis, Chrystian; nieces and nephews, Tasha, Scotty, Heather, Matthew, Patricia,...
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James Jimmy Thompson

May 10, 1971 - December 25, 2016

Thompson, James A. "Jimmy" age 45, of the east end of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father December 25, 2016. Those who preceded him in death include his grandparents, Al and Doris Asbury, Stanley and Sissy Thompson. Mr. Thompson leaves to cherish his memory, children, Kimberly Thompson, Jenna Langley; parents, Mark & Glenna Thompson, Carol Asbury-Richardson & Jim Richardson; sister,...
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Gina Marie Mattingly

July 14, 1966 - December 23, 2016

Mattingly, Gina Marie, age 50, of Okolona returned to her Heavenly Father December 23, 2016 at her residence. She is preceded in death by her parents, David Mattingly, Rose Poll; stepfather James Poll Sr.; and stepbrother, James Poll Jr. Ms. Mattingly leaves to cherish her memory, sisters, Rita Klinglesmith (Jeff), Tina Shannon (Gary), Christie Capito, Amy Hibbard (Branden), Tara Schmidt ...
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Charles Ray "Chuck" Walls, Jr

April 3, 1978 - December 23, 2016

Mr. Charles R. "Chuck" Walls, Jr., age 38, of Okolona returned to his Heavenly Father on December 23, 2016. Mr. Walls was self-employed as a printer. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Charles Ray "Trai" Walls III; parents, Charles, Sr. and Frances Allgeier Walls; brothers, Clayton and Joseph Walls; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10...
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Gloria Jean Rogers

February 20, 1951 - December 22, 2016

Rogers, Gloria J. age 65 of Mount Washington returned to her Heavenly Father December 22, 2016 at Parkway Rehab and Nursing Center. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gene Rogers; sons, Jeff, and Douglas Rogers. Mrs. Rogers leaves to cherish her memory, grandson Jordan Rogers; brothers, David, Gary, Wayne Hedges. Funeral Service will be 12 noon on Monday, December 26, 2016 at Apostolic...
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Norman Bruce Shaw, Sr.

February 24, 1946 - December 21, 2016

Mr. Norman "Bruce" Shaw, Sr., age 70, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on December 21, 2016. Mr. Shaw retired from CSX Railroad and was a mason with Masonic Lodge #155. He was a die-hard University of Kentucky fan and loved listening to Elvis. He lived for and loved his children, grandchildren, great-grandson, and his devoted dog, Jake. Among those that preceded him in death...
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Ann Dixon Hale

December 22, 1934 - December 20, 2016

Ann Hale, 81, entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016, at home surrounded by her family. Her husband of 56 years, along with her son, a daughter, and a granddaughter, have welcomed her into Heaven. She leaves her lifelong memories to be cherished by her three daughters, Arden, Elizabeth and Donna, her extended family and her many friends. She loved her church, Divine Savior...
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Laura Ann Howard

May 19, 1962 - December 19, 2016

Laura Ann Howard, 54, of Okolona, returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, December 19, 2016. Mrs. Howard was an insurance agent for Blue Cross Blue Shield.Among those that preceded her in death include her mother, Annalee Derman. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Arthur Howard; daughters, Courtney Trimble (Nicholas), Rachel Howard; son, Robert Howard; grandchildren, Jon, Bryce,...
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Christopher S. Lucas

February 16, 1990 - December 17, 2016

Lucas, Christopher S. age 26, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father December 17, 2016. Chris was avid U.K. fan. He is preceded in death, by his grandmother, Doris Allison. Mr. Lucas leaves to cherish his memory, children, Isabella, Bentley Lucas; parents, Kevin, Karen-Allison Moulton; sister, Kristin Lucas; grandparents, James Lucas (Mickey), Mike (Mary) Moulton; and a host of several...
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Barry Grey

April 8, 1954 - December 14, 2016

Barry Grey age 62 of Lyndon returned to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 with family by his side. Among those who preceded him in death is his mother, Billie Grey; aunt, O'Reva Grey. He valued his career in banking and finance. By faith Episcopalian. He leaves to cherish his memory his dad, Carrol Grey (Maudie); sister, Cheryle Lawrence (Bob); friend, Larry Lawson and a host of...
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Sean Michael McCauley

August 31, 1974 - December 13, 2016

Mr. Sean Michael McCauley, age 42, of Highview, returned to his Heavenly Father Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in Frankfort, Kentucky. Sean worked in skilled trade and was a catholic. Among those who preceded him in death include, grandparents, Mike and Lucy Kremer and Bill and Dorothy McCauley. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Mike and Rita McCauley; sister, Cyndi McCauley England ...
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Jace Michael Miller

December 12, 2016 - December 12, 2016

Infant Jace Michael Miller, of Fairdale, returned to his Heavenly Father on Monday, December 12, 2016. Among those that have preceded him in death include his grandfather, Ronnie Holcomb. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Mika Roden and Michael Miller; sister, Hannah Miller; grandfather, Michael Roden (Shelia-Ann Jennaway Roden); maternal grandmother, Billie Jean Holcomb; paternal...
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Danny Carl Watkins

August 15, 1959 - December 12, 2016

Mr. Danny Carl Watkins, age 57, of Shively, returned to his Heavenly Father on Monday, December 12, 2016. Among those who preceded him in death include, his mother, Martha Maxine Watkins and sister, Lavon Watkins. He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Wesley Anne Watkins; father, James "J.C." Watkins; siblings, Linda Mattingly (Paul), Elizabeth Tweedy, Carolyn Meadows and Lisa Harris;...
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Laura E. Harrison Kallin

April 26, 1932 - December 10, 2016

Mrs. Laura E. Harrison Kallin, age 84, of Brooks returned to her Heavenly Father on December 10, 2016. Mrs. Kallin was a homemaker and loved to crochet. She was a lifelong bowler and bingo enthusiast. Among those that preceded her in death include her parents, Albert and Della Oaks Harrison; husband, Kenneth Fred Kallin, Sr.; son, Kerry Kallin; and siblings, Reed, Paul and Clara. She leaves to...
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Norman G. Mercer

January 9, 1941 - December 10, 2016

Mr. Norman G. Mercer, age 75, of Shepherdsville returned to his Heavenly Father on December 10, 2016. Mr. Mercer retired from Dayton Freight as a truck driver and was a member of Eagles Nest International Church. Mr. Mercer was a U.S. Army Reserves veteran. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, Guy and Clara Lewis Mercer; sister, Pat Ball; and brother, George Mercer. He...
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Shelby M. Perkinson

November 24, 1997 - December 9, 2016

Shelby M. Perkinson, age 19, of Fairdale, returned to her Heavenly Father Friday, December 9, 2016. Shelby was a 2015 graduate of Fairdale High School and a member of Field of Grace Baptist Church. Among those who preceded her in death include her grandmother, Peggy Perkinson and great grandmother, Virginia Enyard. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Jennifer Perkinson; grandfather,...
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Inez Howe

February 29, 1944 - December 9, 2016

Mrs. Inez Howe, age 72, of Hillview, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday 9, 2016. Mrs. Howe was born in Louisville February 29, 1944, to Guy Mack and Georgia Mae Johnson. She worked in the insurance field until she retired and became a full time homemaker where she devoted her life to her grandchildren and her family. Among those who precede her in death include, her parents, Guy and...
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Beverly Ann Hogan

September 29, 1941 - December 9, 2016

Mrs. Beverly Ann Hogan, age 75, of Hillview, returned to her Heavenly Father Friday, December 9, 2016. Mrs. Hogan was a retired assembler for General Electric and a member of Okolona Christian Church. Among those who preceded her in death include, her husband, Murrell Hogan; children, Tommie Hogan, Leon Hogan and Sharon Hyland; parents, James and Christine Highlander; step mother, Ethel...
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Annette Payment

August 21, 1979 - December 8, 2016

Ms. Annette Payment, age 37, of Shepherdsville, returned to her Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Ms. Payment was involved with the Women's Prison Ministry in Mt. Washington and COOL Ministries in Texas. Among those who preceded her in death include, her birth father, Raymond Payment. She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter, Mariah Conway; mother, Denise Conway; father,...
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Arvin "Junior" Sanders, , Jr.

October 15, 1962 - December 8, 2016

Mr. Arvin Sanders, Jr., age 54, of Brooks, KY returned to his Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Mr. Sanders was the Maintenance Director at Elmcroft of Mt Washington. He was an avid car buff. He loved drag racing, and show cars and won many awards. Among those who preceded him in death include his Parents, Everett and Lilly Parsley, and Arvin Sanders. He leaves to cherish his...
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Donnie O. Lindsey

September 30, 1944 - December 7, 2016

Donnie (Don) Lindsey, 72, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday December 7th. Don was preceded in death by his parents Lenny and Dolice Lindsey, brother James Earl Lindsay and his daughter Tina Young. He is survived by his wife of 35 years Darlene Lindsey, brother David Lindsey, sister Evelyn Pinton and many nieces and nephews. Don was a member (STAR) of his 1961 Caverna High School state...
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Solomon Neill Brooks IV

April 15, 1926 - December 7, 2016

Mr. Solomon Neill Brooks IV, age 90 of Shepherdsville, KY returned to his Heavenly Father on December 7, 2016. Mr. Brooks was owner of Standard Paving & Engineering, founder of Brookland Cemetery and co-owner of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home. Mr. Brooks was a member of Okolona Church of Christ. Among those that preceded him in death were his parents, Solomon Neill Brooks III...
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Blanche "Judy" P. Davenport

April 16, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Mrs. Blanche "Judy" P. Davenport, age 95, of Okolona, returned to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Mrs. Davenport was a member of Evangel World Prayer Center and a retiree from the Jefferson County Board of Education. Among those who preceded her in death include, her husband, James H. Davenport and parents, Harry and Nellie Boyd. She leaves to cherish her memory, her...
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Lynne Burns

July 2, 1958 - December 7, 2016

Burns, Lynne S. age 58, of Shepherdsville returned to her Heavenly Father December 7, 2016 at Norton Audubon Hospital. She was a dispatcher for Troy's Wrecker Service. She is preceded in death by her parents, James Allen and Peggy Thompson-Shropshire; grandparents, John Allan and Louise Shropshire; Sallie and Hubert Brown. Mrs. Burns leaves to cherish her memory, husband of 35 years, Steve Burns;...
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