Sept. 3, 2008: Obituaries

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By The Staff

Kenneth Lee Deel

Kenneth Lee Deel, 47, of Vine Grove, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at his residence.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Jean Deel of Vine Grove; a son, Brandon Lee Deel of Vine Grove; and a granddaughter, Kayleigh Raven of Radcliff.

Cremation was chosen by the family.

Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be expressed online at www.coffeyandchism.com

Sean Patrick Gearon

Sean Patrick Gearon, 45, of Hodgenville, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, Ind.

He was a member of Hodgenville United Methodist Church, a parent representative on the site-based decision-making council at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, a mortgage broker and a Kentucky Colonel.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Michael Gearon.

He is survived by his wife, Paula Hornback Gearon; three daughters, Megan Nichole Gearon and Mary Dolora Gearon, both of Hodgenville and Rachel Morgan Gearon of Versailles; two sons, Michael Sean Gearon of North Carolina and Joseph Paul Gearon of Hodgenville; his mother, Dolores Gearon of North Carolina; his mother-in-law, Mary Lois Hornback of Hodgenville; two sisters, Maureen Bryan and her husband, Bill, of St. Louis and Lisa Parry and her husband, Scott, of North Carolina; two brothers, Joseph “Joe” Gearon and his wife, Maria, of St. Louis and Steve Gearon of Paris, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with the Rev. Carlton Puryear and the Rev. Jim Meador officiating. Cremation will follow.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Sean Gearon Memorial Fund, in care of Lincoln National Bank, P.O. Box 9, Hodgenville, Ky. 42748 or the LaRue County School’s Gifted and Talented Program, in care of Karen Brey, 33 Eagle Lane, Hodgenville, Ky. 42748.

Condolences may also be made online at www.bennett-bertram.com.   Donald Jay Ireland

Donald Jay Ireland, 43, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, in Vine Grove.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Donald Ireland.

He is survived by a daughter, Jessica Ireland of Rineyville; a son, Brandon Jay Ireland of Rineyville; his mother, Mae Ireland of Elizabethtown; a sister, Judy (Tom) Keene of Elizabethtown; a brother, Charles Ray Ireland of Elizabethtown; and three grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at the Hodgenville Pentecostal Church Cemetery with the Rev. James Suits officiating.

Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may also be expressed online at www.bennett-bertram.com.