Mary Ann Mathews, 70, of Franklin, KY (formerly of Columbia, KY), passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 9:00amCT at her residence. Mary Ann was born August 18, 1948 in Adair Co., KY to the late Stanley Downey and Nellie Lee Cox Downey.
She was the wife of the late James Russell “Shadetree” Mathews. She was also preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Louise Mathews and father-in-law, J.B. Mathews.
Mary Ann was a member of the Franklin First United Methodist Church. She was a retired teacher in the Simpson County school system. She was a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a BS in Elementary Education, a Masters in Elementart Education and a Rank 1 in School Administration. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Soroity. She was a coach for the Franklin-Simpson Girls’ Golf Team. She served as a Board Member for the Franklin-Simpson Education Excellence Foundation Board. She belonged to the Simpson County Retired Teachers Association and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association. She was an Interim Principal at Lincoln Elementary. She was also a Real Estate Agent.
1 son: Chuck Porter (Michelle) of Franklin, KY
1 brother: Dr. Max Downey (Patricia) of Columbia, KY
2 nieces: Laura Brummett and Erin Eubank
2 nephews: Brian Downey and Chris Collins
2 sisters-in-law: Linda Parker Taylor and Paulette Wildemone both of Robertson Co., TN
1 brother-in-law: Larry Mathews (Joyce) of Robertson Co., TN,
Several other nieces and nephews and great nieces & nephews
Funeral Service: 10:00amCT on Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY
Visitation: 4:00pm-8:00pmCT on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 and from 6:00amCT until service time on Wednesday at Gilbert Funeral Home
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the "Friends of the Shelter" in Simpson County, KY.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home in Franklin, KY.
Geza S. Kovacs, 90, of Jamestown, KY died Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Signature Health/Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia, KY. He was born February 1, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to the late John & Mary Susan Gregory Kovacs.
Geza had retired from General Motors and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Couch Kovacs.
1 step daughter: Freda Whittle, Russell Springs
3 step granddaughters: Kelly Perez, Jamestown; Stacy Perez, Jamestown; Talitha Whittle, Indiana
10 great grandchildren
Funeral Service: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 12:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Charles Shepherd officiating
Visitation: 10:00am-12:00pmCT on Thursday
Interment: Russell Springs Cemetery with full military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Michael Dean Caudill Jr., 39, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at his residence. He was born May 30, 1980 in Somerset, KY, a son of the late Michael Dean Caudill and Elizabeth Wilson Caudill of Nancy, KY.
Michael was of the Baptist faith and a farmer.
Wife: Kelly Caudill, Russell Springs, KY
1 Daughter: Hannah Elizabeth Caudill, Russell Springs, KY
Funeral Service: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 1:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Rick Stump officiating
Interment: Bradley's Pleasure Baptist Church Cemetery, West Hwy 80, Nancy, KY
Visitation: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 5:00pm-9:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home
Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma Sweeney, 65, of Glasgow, KY (formerly of Green County), passed away Sunday, June 15, 2019.
Husband: Donnie Sweeney of Glasgow
1daughter and son-in-law: Donna & Travis Warren of Glasgow
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg.
Edward Haywood, 73, of Russell Springs, KY died Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Russell County Hospital. He was born January 30, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Edward Aloysius & Emma Elizabeth King Haywood.
Edward was a security guard at Toyota Manufactoring in Georgetown, KY and a Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
In addtion to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Issa and a brother, William Haywood.
Wife: Cyndi Haywood, Russell Springs
6 children: Freddie Wayne Bell, Jr., Russell Springs; Amy Dawn Bell, Irvington, Ky; Oliver Riley Bell, Irvington, Ky; Christopher Bell, Ocala, Florida; Megan Jo Wethington, Georgetown, Ky; Steven David Haulk, Russell Springs
1 sister: Emma Kotrlik, Strongsville, Ohio
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Dawn Marie Miles, 42, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Taylor County KY as a result of an automobile accident.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Miles and 3 children.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete & will be announced later by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia, KY.
Virginia B. Coffey, 94, of Lexington, KY, a native of Campbellsville, KY passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Lexington.
1 sister: Betty Bryan Larimore
A host of nieces, nephews, and great-nieces & nephews
Special friend: Susanne Kinnaird
Funeral Service: 9:30amCT (10:30amET) on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home on Harrodsburg Rd. in Lexington, KY with visitation beginning at 8:30amCT on Tuesday
Graveside Service: 1:00pmCT on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Bethlehem Cemetery in Greensburg, KY
For more information, call Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg, KY.
Emma Glover, 86, of Russell Springs, KY died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Center in Somerset, KY. She was born August 3, 1932 in Russell County, KY.
Emma was a homemaker and a member of Bethesda Community Fellowship Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 children, Linda Mae Keeling & Jonah Lee Gaskins.
3 children: James (Diane) Gaskins, Indianapolis, IN; Brenda Gaskins (James Callinan), Liberty, Ky; Patricia (David) Kelly, Russell Springs
Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren
Funeral Service: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00pmCT at Bethesda Community Fellowship Church with Bro. Billy Dunbar officiating
Visitation: Friday, June 14, 2019 from 5:00-8:00pmCT and 10:00am-2:00pmCT on Saturday at church
Interment: Freedom Cemetery
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Roger Corbin, 58, of Campbellsville, KY, a son of Martha Rainwater Corbin and the late Bradley E. Corbin, was born August 15, 1960 in Taylor County, KY. He died at 11:55 P.M., Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Campbellsville.
He professed faith in Christ and attended Mt. Roberts Baptist Church. Roger was a farmer who loved both his dairy and beef cattle and also enjoyed being on his John Deere while working on the farm. Other past times included hunting and visiting friends and family.
He was also preceded in death by his beloved dog, Bowbow.
1 daughter: Josie Embry of Buffalo
Mother: Martha Corbin of Campbellsville
1 brother: David Corbin and wife, Janice of Campbellsville
3 nieces: Ashley Corbin Wise and husband, Nathan of Campbellsville, Brittany Corbin and Jenna Corbin of Bowling Green
2 great-nieces: Sadie Wise and Katie Wise
His beloved dog, Gizmo
Many other relatives & friends
VISITATION: 6:00-9:00 P.M., Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, June 17, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
BURIAL: Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Adair County, KY
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO TAYLOR COUNTY GOOD SAMARITANS AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
James “JC” “Poppy” Watkins, 92, of Louisville, KY returned to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Mr. Watkins was born on November 6, 1926 in Burkesville, KY.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Watkins was a member of Zoneton Lodge No. 964 F & A M and Star of Hope Chapter No. 183, Order of the Eastern Star.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Watkins; parents, Danny and Minnie Watkins; daughters, Elizabeth Tweedy and Lavon Watkins; son, Danny Watkins; brothers, Norman Watkins and Eugene Moles and sister, Marie Spears.
SURVIVORS: 4 daughters, Linda Mattingly (Paul), Carolyn Meadows, Lisa Harris and Shanna Nichols (James Sr.); 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Oletius Kemp, Janie Amick (Joe) and Edna Dalton and a host of other family
Funeral Service: 10:00amET/9:00amCT on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the chapel of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home, Preston Hwy. at Brooks Rd.
Graveside Service: Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Perkins Cemetery in Burkesville, KY at 2:00pmCT
Visitation: Friday, June 14, 2019 from 1:00pm-8:00pmET at the funeral home and Saturday at the cemetery from 2:30pmET/1:30pmCT
Expressions of sympathy may be given to the family or Honor Flight Bluegrass.
William E. “Eddie” Bright, 61, of Elk Horn, KY, son of the late W. C. Bright and Gladys Marie Grant Bright, was born January 15, 1958 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 4:28 A.M., Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Campbellsville.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Zion Church of God. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. Eddie was an employee of Murakami Manufacturing. He loved fishing and hunting and was an avid bowler. He also enjoyed watching stock car racing.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Mitchell Bright June 14, 2011.
William united in marriage to Brenda Mings April 7, 1978.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Brenda Bright of Elk Horn; 1 son and 1 daughter: Jay Bright & wife Stephanie Ann, and Samantha Breanne Bright of Elk Horn; 5 grandchildren: Shania Renee Bright, Chloe Jade Bright, Isabella Marie Bright, Thomas Gunnar Cave and Dayton Lynn Ivie; 1 brother and 2 sisters: Clifton Bright & wife Tina of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Beth Wood & husband Curtis of Elk Horn, and Melody Tucker & the late Rocky Tucker of Columbia; several aunts, nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
VISITATION: 11:00-2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Doug Roberts
BURIAL: Family Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Barbara Ann Williams, 86, of Glensfork, KY died Monday, June 10, 2019 at Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, KY. Born in Steubenville, OH she was the daughter of the late Wade and Margaret Louise Cullen Campbell and wife of the late James Evan Williams.
4 children: Margaret Christine Wiemer of Glensfork, KY; Stephan Seals, Mark Seals & Joel Campbell Seals all of California
Several grandchildren & great-grandchildren
Several friends & other relatives
Mrs. Williams chose cremation and no services are scheduled at this time.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Marcia Beard, 82, of Glasgow, KY (formerly of Campbellsville, KY) daughter of the late Garland B. Rose and Naomi Mardis Rose, was born September 30, 1936 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 4:00pmET on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Glasgow, KY.
Marcia professed faith in Christ and attended First United Methodist Church of Glasgow and the Growing Christians Class at the church. In her younger days she enjoyed golfing and playing cards with her friends. She dearly loved her family and her little dog, Georgie.
She united in marriage to Alvin L. Beard June 15, 1956 and he preceded her in death March 18, 1986.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Mickey Beard; one grandson, Jordan Scott Beard; a brother, Danny Rose, her former husband, Doris Newton and her best friend, Wilma Bryant.
SURVIVORS: 1 son & 1 daughter: Dr. Craig Beard & wife Kathy of Bowling Green, and Candy Wethington & husband Chris of Glasgow; 1 daughter-in-law, Mindy Montano & husband Tony of Louisville; 4 grandchildren: Jeremy Lewis Beard of Louisville, Taylor Wethington of Glasgow, Will Beard & wife Abby and Katie Beard of Bowling Green; 4 great-grandchildren: Landon Beard, Madelyn Beard, Autumn Beard and Bryce Beard of Louisville; 1 sister-in-law, Jane Rose of Lexington; several nieces & nephews and many other relatives & friends.
VISITATION: 11:00am-2:00pmET, Friday, June 14, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00pmET, Friday, June 14, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bridget Groce
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Thelma (Wooldridge) Knight, 85, of Jamestown, KY passed away Tuesday June 11, 2019 at Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, KY. She was born October 29, 1933 in Jamestown, KY a daughter of the late James Wooldridge & Merrium (Selby) Wooldridge.
Thelma was a homemaker and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Knight and one son, Darrell Knight.
1 Daughter: Sharon Wilson, Russell Springs, KY
1 Son: Donnie Knight, Jamestown, KY
Funeral Service: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00amCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Andy Robertson officiating
Visitation: Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 5:00pm-9:00pmCT at Willson Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Jack Lawless Cemetery, Lawless Cemetery Road, Jamestown, KY
Wilson Funeral Home in Charge of arrangements.
Willie Leon Tungate, 88, of Campbellsville, KY was born in Marion County on January 1, 1931 to the late Enos and Rhoda Ellen (Howell) Tungate. He departed this life on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at his home.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Mannsville Christian Church.
Mr. Tungate was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Army from 1951-1953. After leaving the service, he continued farming and driving trucks, and doing whatever else he could to be productive and make ends meet for his family. He had a strong work ethic throughout his life, and truly enjoyed helping others. Fishing with his family or laughing with friends around a dinner table were two of his favorite things.
3 children: Leona Armstrong & husband Jacob of Campbellsville, Tom Tungate of Mannsville, and Doyle Tungate of Campbellsville
1 sister-in-law: Betty Tungate of Campbellsville
Special friend: Juanita Followell of Campbellsville
1 great-great grandchild
A host of extended family & friends
Funeral Service: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville
Burial: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemeter with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
Visitation: Thursday, June 13, from 5:00-8:00pmET at L.R. Petty Funeral Home
In lieu flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River or the Disabled American Veterans organization. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page of lrpetty.com.
Florine Pierce Caulk, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Thomas Louis Pierce and Ada Hash Pierce, was born August 7, 1930 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 9:26 A.M., Monday, June 10, 2019 in Columbia, KY.
She professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Gerald Shawn Caulk; one grandson, David Shannon Rainwater and four brothers and one sister: Charles Reesor Pierce, Willis Pierce, Buckner Pierce, Omer Pierce and Mattie Walters.
Florine united in marriage to Gerald Caulk September 25, 1965 in Gainesboro, Tennessee. Florine was a homemaker who loved to improve and flip homes and work in the yard.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Gerald Caulk of Campbellsville; 2 daughters: Loretta Miller Rainwater of Columbia and Deborah Miller Mershon & husband Walter of Ft. Thomas; 1 step-daughter, Betty Alice Billiot & husband Bob of Campbellsville; 5 grandchildren: Bethany Walker of Los Angeles, California, Jonathan Ryan Walker of Georgetown, Indiana, Justin Tyler Mershon & wife Molly of Louisville, Walter Andrew Mershon of Lexington and Miranda Lynn Rainwater of Knifley; 8 great-grandchildren: Karolee Dawn Carter of Cincinnati, Ohio, Madison Mershon of Louisville, Brantley Rainwater, Brayden Rainwater, Braylee Rainwater, Slayton Conley and Axtyn Burriss and Asher Burriss of Knifley; several nieces & nephews and many other relatives & friends.
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00pmET on Wednesday, June 12, 2019
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00pmET, Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Jeremy Shannon
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.
Lucian B. “L.B.” Smith, 77, of Columbia, KY died Friday, June 7, 2019 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington, KY. He was born September 15, 1941 in Adair County to the late John Henry & Annie Helen White Smith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Fred & Jim Smith, and 2 sisters, Gladys Triplett & Norma Jean Ramsey.
L.B. was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War and a former heavy machinery operator for many different construction companies.
2 Sons: Joseph Scotland Smith & O’Shaughnessy Demetrius Frazier both of Columbia
1 Daughter: Marveeia Karmaye’ Smith-Sanders & her husband Vincent of Memphis
1 Brother: Ben Smith & his wife Brenda of Columbia
4 Grandchildren: Ambrielle Sanders, Toni Hickman, Blane Frazier & Aspen Sanders
1 Great-Grandchild: Kendon Handley
Special Friend: Ochia Anders of Burkesville
A host of nieces, nephews & friends
Funeral Service: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Murphy delivering the eulogy
Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
Visitation: Friday, June 14, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 P.M.
Casket Bearers: Yves White, Troy White, Keenan Bridgewater, Doug Crawley, Ronnie Graves & Shawn White
Honorary Casket Bearers: Brian Keith White, Danny Taylor, Nathan Lasley, Craig Lasley, Mike Smith & James Smith
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Danny Miller, 66, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Russell County, KY died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Lakeridge Acres in Cincinnati. He was born May 1, 1953 in Russell County to the late Arvis & Zelpha Dunbar Miller.
Danny was member of Free Union Separate Baptist Church and a truck driver for many different dump truck companies.
2 Daughters: Cynthia Wilson (Chris Golden) & Charlotte Miller (Moises Lievano) both of Russell Springs
5 Grandchildren: Blake Allan Miller, Derrick Wayne & Darren Wayne Wilson, Nathaniel Lee & Adrian Wade Hatton
1 Brother: Dallas Miller of Russell Springs
2 Sisters: Terri (Angelo) Dixon of Russell Springs & Ruby Oakes of Indiana
Former Wife & Longtime Companion: Conetta McClister Miller of Russell Springs
Several other relatives & friends
Funeral Service: Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 2:30 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Proctor officiating
Burial: McClister Cemetery
Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Thursday
Casket Bearers: Derrick Wilson, Blake Miller, Nathaniel Hatton, Darren Wilson, Moises Lievano & Timmy Miller
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
David Kent Perry, 76, the son of the late Charles and Emma (Bud) Perry, was born April 11, 1943 in Peoria, Illinois and departed this life on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Campbellsville, KY at his home.
David was a Veteran of the United States Air Force having served from 1961-1965 in Vietnam.
He retired from Caterpillar after more than 30 years and was a former bar owner. He was a member of the Lions Club, The Wounded Warrior Project, The Lakota Tribe, the ASPCS and was a huge supporter of the Easter Seals. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and staying busy doing odd jobs for people and could find him most of the time mowing the golf course, mowing lawns, hauling corn or gravel.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Richard Perry.
SURVIVORS: 2 daughters & sons-in-law: Dr. Cassandra & William Stephens of Campbellsville and Joanna & Bryan Morong of Frankfort; 3 grandchildren: Tyler Stephens, Emily LaGrone and Amelia Garavaglia and a host of other relatives and friends
Graveside Service: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. CST in the chapel of the Swan Lake Memory Gardens, 4601 West War Memorial Drive, Peoria, Illinois with burial to follow
There will be no public visitation prior to service.
L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.
James Edward Timlin, 88, of Jamestown, KY passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his residence. He was born November 23, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, a son of the late James Edward Timlin, Sr. and Lois Virginia (Lomprey) Timlin.
James was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp, retired from Chrysler Motors and a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Timlin.
1 Daughter: Jean Timlin, Northville, Michigan
5 Sons: James Edward Timlin, South Lyon, Michigan; Phillip Timlin, Ravenna, Michigan; William Timlin, White Lake, Michigan; Vincent Timlin, Northville, Michigan; Matthew Timlin, Jamestown, KY
1 Brother: Joseph Timlin, Marco Island, Florida
Funeral Mass: Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 10:00amCT at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Main Street in
Jamestown, KY with Father Joseph Thomas officiating
Visitation: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 5:00pm-9:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel
Graveside Service: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10:30amCT at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery with Military Honors to be performed
Interment: Holy Sepuchre Cemetery
Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.