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Sept. 26, 2008, obituaries

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By The Staff

Martha Dowell

Martha Dowell, 74, of Irvington, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at her residence.

Survivors include four sons, James, Steven, Gregory and Kenneth Dowell; and a daughter, Susan Gilliland.

The funeral is at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington.

Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home.

Bowen Goode Sr.

Bowen Goode Sr., 84, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

He was a native of Lincoln County and was a painter by profession.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene E. and Mary Bernice Brown Goode; and a son, Kenneth Goode.

He is survived by two sons, Bowen Goode Jr. and Brenda and Danny Lee Goode, all of Elizabethtown; one daughter, Judy Priddy of Flaherty; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Billy Goode and Gene Goode, both of Richmond; and three sisters, Sue Osborne of Louisville, Margaret Lunsford of Union and Eugenia Young of Lancaster.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at Valley Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Kerr officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association or to Hospice of Central Kentucky.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.   Shelby Eugene Helm

Shelby Eugene Helm, 67, of Cecilia, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. 

He was a native of Hardin County and had worked at Crucible Steel in Elizabethtown for 36 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Noel and Mary Monroe Helm; also by an infant son, Bobby Eugene Helm; one sister, Evelyn Helm; and two brothers, Hubert Helm and Sherman Helm.  

He is survived by his wife, Marion Duvall Helm of Cecilia; a son, Brandon D. Helm of Cecilia; a daughter, Erica Lynn McAtee of Rineyville; four sisters, Violet Moore of Akron, Ohio, Louise Helm of Tell City, Ind., Patricia Roberts of Tell City, and Jimmima Carroll of Cecilia; and seven brothers, Robert Helm of Elizabethtown, Wilbur Helm of Cecilia, Billy Helm, Donald Helm and Randall Helm, all of Saginaw, Mich., Charles Helm of Dayton, Ohio and Herman Helm of Cecilia. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. John R. Clark officiating. Burial will be in Meeting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 26, 2008, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. 

Condolences may be expressed online at www.manakeefuneralhome.com.

James W. Mattingly

James W. Mattingly died Sept. 24, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.  He was 95 years old. Jim and Julia were at his bedside.

He was a gentle man who loved his family, his farm and animals and his flowers. He will be greatly missed by those who loved him.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Loretta Johnson and Mary Ellen Harrison.

He is survived by his wife, Carrie; and three children, Jim (Julia) of Elizabethtown, Bill (Suzanne) of Louisville and Sue Jackson (Dwight Farnham) of Houlton, Wis.; seven grandchildren, Shari Burrell of North Carolina, Michael Mattingly of California, Joe Mattingly of Elizabethtown, Bill and Bob Mattingly of Louisville and Jeff and Brad Jackson of Minnesota; nine great-grandchildren, Stephan, Christian, Alex and Noah Mattingly, all of Elizabethtown, Jade, Devon and Andrew, all of North Carolina, and Maxwell and Elena Jackson, both of Minnesota; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church with the Rev. Chuck Walker officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m.  Saturday at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

To express online condolences and light a memory candle please visit www.dixonatwood.com.

Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   Jane Devy Moore

Jane Devy Moore, 86, of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

She was a native of Cripple Creek, Colo., and was a retired administrative assistant for the Fort Knox School System. She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and was a volunteer in the Auxiliary Gift Shop at Hardin Memorial Hospital for more than 25 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L. Paul Moore; her parents, Orrin and Lennie Meyer Devy; and two sisters, Pat VanMeter and Jody McDonough.

She is survived by her son, Jim D. Moore and Alyce of Boulder, Colo.; two grandchildren, Brian Moore and Tricia Strachan, both of Boulder; and two great-grandchildren, Sam and Fiona Strachan.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Fund.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.