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Aug. 19, 2008: Obituaries

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By The Staff

 

Brayden Lee Fisher Brayden Lee Fisher, infant son of Dustin and Erica Fisher of Fort Knox, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008. Services will be at Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo. The guest register may be signed at www.nebfh.com. Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff is in charge of local arrangements.   Ernest Lee Fulkerson Ernest Lee Fulkerson, 84, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at his residence. He was a native of Hardin County, a World War II Army veteran and a member of Elizabethtown Baptist Church. He was a retired businessman and civil service employee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Elnora Goodman Fulkerson; his parents, Jesse and Mae Hornback Fulkerson; two brothers, Mitchell Fulkerson and Estell Fulkerson; and a sister, Ella Frances Fulkerson. He is survived by a daughter, Carol Ann Chamlee of Huntsville, Ala.; two sisters, Marie Cubine and Carrie Fulkerson, both of Elizabethtown; and two grandchildren, Laura Chamlee and Megan Chamlee, both of Birmingham, Ala. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Elizabeth-town Baptist Church with Dr. Danny Haynes officiating. Burial will follow in Sonora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today and continues after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Elizabethtown Baptist Church Building Fund. Condolences may be expressed at www.brownfuneral.com.   Lawrence Beau Hibbard Sr. Lawrence Beau Hibbard Sr., 67, of Hudson, died Satur-day, Aug. 16, 2008, in Leitchfield. He was born April 15, 1941, in Liberty, Ind., to the late John and Senora Hensley Hibbard. He was a retired me-chanic. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jesse Lentz. Lawrence is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Lou Kuchenbrod Hibbard of Hudson; a daughter, Cindy (Mike) Smallwood of Cecilia; three sons, Beau Hibbard Jr. and Mike (Debbie) Hibbard of Cecilia and John (Liz) Hibbard of Hudson; nine grandchildren, Chad, Ethan, Shannon, Miranda, Amanda, Brianna, Kelly, Hannah and John Jr.; a stepgranddaughter, Brittany; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Skylar, Jaden and Wesley; a brother, James Hibbard of Louisville; and three sisters, Gladys Smith of Cecilia and Roberta Hibbard and Bill Lee Devers, both of Louisville. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. CDT at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg with burial in Hudson Cemetery. Visitation is from 3:30 to 8 p.m. CDT today and after 8:30 a.m. CDT Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are requested to Kosair Charities.   Bobby Lee Johnson Bobby Lee Johnson, 63, of Goldsboro, N.C., died Sun-day, Aug. 17, 2008, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Survivors include a son, Chris Johnson. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rose & Graham Funeral Chapel in Benson, N.C. with burial to follow in Harnett Devotional Gardens in Dunn, N.C. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.   Sarah Katherine Kempf Sarah Katherine Kempf, 77, of Radcliff, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at Britthaven of Bowling Green. She helped families for many years as a volunteer veterans service officer for the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs at Fort Knox. She was preceded in death by her husband, Command Sgt. Maj. Shelby Ray Kempf. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Byron Ray and Brenda Kempf of Bowling Green; a daughter, Carol Hickok of Vine Grove; and five grandchildren, Erin, Sara and Kevin Hickok and Shelby and Kaylan Kempf. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with the Rev. Ron Burgess officiating. Burial will be in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff. The visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and after noon Thursday at the funeral home. The guest register may be signed at www.nebfh.com.   William ‘Mark’ Pence William “Mark” Pence, 83, of Louisville, entered into rest on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. He retired from LG&E, worked for American Tobacco Co. and was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of Southend Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence Hatfield Pence. Mr. Pence is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hart Cain Pence; a son, Mark Allan Pence (Cheryl); two daughters, Vivian Bishoff (Anthony) and Lisa Pence; a stepson, Keith Cain; three brothers, Robert, Arthur “Pete” and Eddie Pence; a sister, Nellie Hart; and four grandchildren, Beth and Shannon Bishoff and Austin and Andrew Pence. His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. CDT Thursday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with interment in New Hope Church Cemetery in Big Clifty. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Highway, and from 1 to 7 p.m. CDT Wednesday at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home.   Clifton O’Neal Thrash Clifton O’Neal Thrash, 81, died Saturday Aug. 16, 2008 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He is survived by four daughters, Shirley Cole, Pat Of-fut, Mary Thrash and Martha Golden; and a son, Cliff Thrash. The funeral is 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Lebanon Junction with burial to follow at Lebanon Junction City Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Wednes-day at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction. A prayer service will be at 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.