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Obituaries

  • Homer Graham

    Homer Graham, 82, of Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, at Woodland Terrace Health Care Facility.

    He was a native of Buffalo and was baptized at Buffalo Baptist Church. He retired from the Army in 1969. Following his retirement, Homer pursued interests of fishing, gardening and building furniture, cabinets and decorative boxes. He was an excellent cook and enjoyed feeding his entire family on holidays.

  • James Frank Kirtley

    James Frank Kirtley, 92, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Magnolia, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Helmwood Healthcare Center in Elizabethtown.

    He was a retired car salesman with Jones Buick in Elizabethtown, a member of Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the last charter member of Magnolia Lions Club and a Kentucky Colonel.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Chrystine Peace Kirtley; his daughter, Betty Jo Paustian; and his parents, William and Katie Bell Kirtley.

  • Lyndal Huddleston Kinslow

    Lyndal Huddleston Kinslow, 87, of Buffalo, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Webster.

    She was a member of South Fork Baptist Church in Hodgenville and the Eastern Star for 60 years. A homemaker, she was born April 1, 1924, in Lucas, the daughter of the late George B. and Florence Hurt Huddleston.

    She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lucian Kinslow; and a daughter, Donna Kinslow Cooke.

  • Alice Hensley Perkins

    Alice Hensley Perkins, 100, formerly of Stephensburg, died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Kensington Manor Nursing Home in Elizabethtown with her daughter, Myra; granddaughter Lanissa; and great-grandson Tyler at her bedside.

  • Homer Graham

    Homer Graham, 82, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, July 4, 2011, at Woodland Terrace Health Care.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home.

  • Lyndal Kinslow

    Lyndal Kinslow, 87, of Webster, died Monday, July 4, 2011, at her residence.

    Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rust-Wright Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

  • Gordon Oliver Embry

    Gordon Oliver Embry, 78, of Glendale, died Monday, July 4, 2011, at his residence.

    He was a native of Russellville, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Tunnel Hill Baptist Church.  He was a 50-year member of the Masonic lodge in Selma, Ala., served 21 years in the Air Force and retired from Dow Corning after 20 years.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Omar and Stella Hanley Embry.

  • William Clifton Browning

    William Clifton Browning, 85, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    He was a native of Hardin County, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, a member of Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church and was a farmer.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Audie and Lura Neff Browning; and by two sisters, Edna Doten and Mildred Amy.

  • Albert Ray Wilson

    Albert Ray Wilson, 85, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Rockford Health & Rehabilitation Center in Louisville.

    Survivors include three daughters, Linda Wilson, Stacy Beltz and Evelyn Louise Decker; and a son, Tony Wilson.

    The funeral was Tuesday, July 5, at Mount Zion Separate Baptist Church in Magnolia with burial in the church cemetery.

    Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia handled arrangements.

    Condolences may be made at www.dixon-rogers.com.

  • Cora Viney Pullen

    Cora Viney Pullen, 97, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    She was a native of Hart County and a member of First Christian Church.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeff and Leafie Pulston; her husband, Chester Lee Pullen; and a daughter, Mary Mae Reesor.

  • Mark Stephen Warfield

    Mark Stephen Warfield, 54, took his final journey to be embraced in the arms of his Lord on June 29, 2011. He died at Woodland Terrace Nursing Home in Elizabethtown following a long illness.

    Born June 9, 1957, in Elizabethtown, and a 1975 graduate of North Hardin High School, Mark excelled in wrestling and football. His competitive sports spirit spilled into a passion to play in city and county softball leagues in Kentucky and Florida.

  • Virgie Landis Smith-Snyder

    Virgie Landis Smith-Snyder, 88, of Upton, passed away Friday, July 1, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    She was born Sept. 30, 1922, in Millerstown, the daughter of Curt and Mary Meredith-Smith.

    She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Oral Snyder of Upton; one sister, Janice Tucker of Shepherdsville; one sister-in-law, Lucille Smith of Clarkson; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Clayton and Holmes.

  • Frances Robert Whaley Sharman

    Frances Robert Whaley Sharman, 96, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She was a native of Shelby County, a member of Christ Episcopal Church and a registered nurse.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Edward J. Sharman; her parents, Robert Talbot and Amanda Willson Whaley; two brothers and two sisters.

  • Allen Ray 'A.J.' Jamison

    Allen Ray “A.J.” Jamison, 53, of Elizabethtown, died Friday July 1, 2011, at his residence.

    He was born in Jefferson County. He was a member of the Central Hardin Fire Department for 20 years and also worked at Tractor Supply, Cracker Barrel and Phelps Dodge as a shipping supervisor for 25 years.

  • Charles Marion Daugherty

    Charles Marion Daugherty, 66, of Eastview, died Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital.

    He was a native of Hardin County and a member of Eastview Wesleyan Church. He retired from Dow Corning after 31½ years of service.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Simon and Iva Daugherty; and a brother, Samuel Daugherty.

  • Keith N. Guttormsen

    Keith N. Guttormsen, 76, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Atlantic Rehab and Nursing Center in Calais, Maine.

  • Mark T. Scott

    Mark T. Scott, 55, of Brandenburg, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at his residence.

    Mark was born Oct. 10, 1955, in Baltimore to Mary Blare Scott and the late Donald Scott.

    Mark was a practicing attorney in Brandenburg and was a member of the American, Kentucky and Meade County Bar Associations and had graduated from the University of Louisville Law School. He was a member of Brandenburg United Methodist Church, had retired from the United States Army at the rank of major and was a member of the Elizabethtown Emmaus Community.

  • Ralph E. Lobb

    Ralph E. Lobb, 82, of Magnolia, died Saturday, May 9, 2009, and bequeathed his body to the University of Louisville Medical Center.

     He is survived by two daughters, Jill Lobb and Joan Beams; and two sons, John E. Lobb and Joel E. Lobb.

    A memorial service for the return of his ashes was held Saturday at the Lobb family farm in Magnolia.

    Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia handled arrangements.

  • Donald Lee Goldsmith

    Donald Lee Goldsmith, 82, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the Louisville VA Hospital.

    He was a native of Jefferson County, served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a former member of Knights of Columbus. He was a volunteer with Helping Hand and was an avid artist and reader.

    He was preceded in death by a stepson, Raynor Rhoden; his parents, Eudoris and Ollie Caswell Goldsmith; two brothers, Lester and Monte Goldsmith; and a sister, Dorothy Crawford.

  • Cecile Ashcraft

    Cecile Ashcraft, 96, of Elizabethtown, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, June 27, 2011, at Kensington Manor.

    A native of Caneyville, she was a longtime member of Severns Valley Baptist Church where she faithfully served in the nursery for more than 30 years.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Seth Ashcraft; and her parents, Worth and Annie Corley. She was the fourth child of eight siblings, all of whom predeceased her.