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Guynell Clark Carman
Guynell Clark Carman, 83, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Grayson Manor in Leitchfield after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
She was born Feb. 10, 1925, in Select, Ky., in Ohio County. She was the loving, caring matriarch of Longview Estates and was known for her kindness and wonderful heart. She was columnist for Longview News in her local paper, The News-Enterprise, a member of the Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Hardin County Democratic Party and of the Elizabethtown Church of Christ. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend to all.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Charles Anthony “Tony” Carman and Richard William “Ricky” Carman; a husband, Jack R. Carman; her parents Lloyd and Floy Ranney Clark; and a brother, Gwendolyn Clark.
She is survived by her grandson, Steven Carman; a granddaughter, Amanda (Bobby) Hazelwood; a great-granddaughter, Emma; a daughter-in-law, Sandy Carman; Steven’s mother, Judy Hilbert; and many loving friends of Longview Estates.
The memorial service was Sunday at New Fellowship Baptist Church.
Donald Gene Gaddie
Donald Gene Gaddie, 75, of Vine Grove, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
Mr. Gaddie was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Mae Gaddie of Vine Grove; three daughters, Ellen Dyasi of Germany, Vivian Sinnett and her husband, Bill, of Vine Grove, Mary Lucas and her husband, Tom, of Vine Grove; a sister, Ellen Hager, of Louisville; a granddaughter, three grandsons and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove with the Rev. K. Christian Burton officiating. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff with military honors.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be expressed online at www.coffeyandchism.com.
Gilbert Walton Kennedy
Gilbert Walton Kennedy, 84, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
He was a native of LaRue County, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a farmer. He served as a LaRue County deputy sheriff from 1966 to 1970 and was a member of Rolling Fork Christian Church at Lyons Station.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Clay and Alemeda Barnes Kennedy; his wife, Inez Crady Ken-nedy; two sisters, Lena Bowles and Iva Devers; three brothers, Marion, Leo and Roy Kennedy.
He is survived by five daughters, Geraldine Kennedy, Wanda Kennedy and Patricia “Patty” Hanneken, all of New Haven, Susan Locklin and Audrey Aulback, both of Elizabethtown; three sons, Jewell, Roger and Melvin Kennedy, all of New Haven; a brother, Allen Kennedy, of New Haven; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rolling Fork Christian Church with Brother Tim Underhill officiating. Burial will follow at Edlin Creek Cemetery off Ky. 583 in LaRue County.
Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. today at Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home in New Haven and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
James Dwayne Shofner
James Dwayne Shofner, 44, of Buffalo, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at his residence.
He was a 1982 graduate of LaRue County High School and a master electrician. He was employed with Dana Corp. and a member and trustee of New Bethlehem Church. He was a loving son, father, brother and grandpa.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Cloyd Shofner; a grandfather, Bradley Underwood; his grandparents, Homer and Bessy Shofner; and uncle, Cecil Underwood.
Survivors include his mother, Velda Underwood Stevenson (Howard); two daughters, Candace Tims (Dan) of Campbellsville and Jessica Shofner of Buffalo; a sister, Vinessa Johnson (Jeff) of Hodgenville; two grandchildren, Paige and Dalton Tims; two nephews, Dr. Joshua Johnson (Kelly) and Justin Johnson (Melissa); a grandmother, Jessie Underwood of Campbellsville; several aunts and uncles; very special friends, Sandra Shofner and Wanda Buck; and a host of other friends.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Billy Howell Funeral Chapel in Hodgenville with Brother Cleve Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel Church Cemetery.
Visitation is 5 to 9 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.