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William Cecil Bratcher


William Cecil Bratcher, 74 of Cloverport died Tuesday (9/16) at Owensboro Medical Health. He is survived by 4 children Mary Stilwell of Owensboro, Therese Hawkins of Hardinsburg, Lois Bratcher of Cloverport and Veronica Sessoms of Odenton, Maryland, and a sister Margaret Mingus of Hardinsburg. Funeral services will be held Saturday (9/20) at 1 p.m. at Trent Dowell Funeral Home with burial in the Macedonia Cemetery. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Friday (9/19) from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday (9/20) after 8:30 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Macedonia Cemetery.

Herbert Richards


Herbert Richards, 86 of Hardinsburg died Tuesday (9/16). He is survived by his wife Barbara Richards of Hardinsburg and serveral nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday (9/20) at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Friday (9/19) from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday (9/20) after 8:30 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to a charity of your choice.

Eva Holder Roberts


Eva H. Roberts, 83, died Monday (9/15) at Core Nursing and Rehab in Bedford, IN.  She is survived by a daughter, Saundra Snyder of Hawesville; a son, Dennis Roberts of Hawesville; 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and a sister Patsy Morris of Owensboro. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday,(9/17) at Hawesville United Methodist Church with burial in Serenity Hills.  Friends may call Gibson and Son Funeral Home, Tuesday (9/16) from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday (9/17) from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville. Memorial contributions can be made to the Hawesville United Methodist Church Building Fund, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

Tsuyako ?Mitchiko? Shiraishi Bennett


Tsuyako “Mitchiko” Shiraishi Bennett, died 83 of San Marcos, TX, formerly of Brandenburg, KY died Friday, September 12, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Otis L. Bennett, Sr.; daughters, Mary Lamkin of Brandenburg, KY, Sharlene Boaz of San Marcos, TX, Tina Griffith of Louisville, KY and Betsy Warman of Brookville, OH; sons, Otis Bennett , Jr. of Brandenburg, KY and Ray Bennett of Eddyville, IL; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. EDT at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Old Ekron Road on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 with burial to follow in the Marve Bennett Cemetery, Battletown, KY. Visitation will be held 3:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday, at the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral home and Wednesday after 11:00 A.M. at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

Marvin Leslie Allen, Jr.


Marvin Leslie Allen, Jr., 88 of Brandenburg died Friday (9/12) at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He is survived by a daughter Sharon LeGrand, a son Marvin W. Allen both of Brandenburg, 3 sisters Virginia Futral of Roswell, GA., Evelyn Ritchie of Rineyville and Juanita Hart of North Attleboro, MA, a brother Roy Allen of Brandenburg, 6 grandchildren,15 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild also survives. Fuenral services will be held Tuesday (9/16) at 12 p.m. at Rock Haven Baptist Church with burial in the Garnettsville Cemetery. Friends may call Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home Monday (9/15) from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday (9/16) after 8:30 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Rock Haven Baptist Church.

Marvadean Willoughby


Marvadean Willoughby, 81 of Fordsville died Saturday (9/13) at Heartford House in Owensboro. She is survived by her husband Lindon "Whitie" Willoughby of Fordsville, her children Roger Willoughby of Owensboro, Larry Willoughby of Greenville, Lanny Joe Willoughby of Cloverport, Randy Willoughby of Caneyville, Linda Massey of Reynolds Station, Sandy Peercy and Shelia Oglesby both of Owensboro, a sister Doris Kirk of Fordsville, 22 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren also survives. Funeral services will be held Tuesday (9/16) at Geary Funeral Home with burail in the Fordsville Cemetery. Friends may call Geary Funeral Home Monday (9/15) from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday (9/16) after 9 a.m. 

Dustin Daivs


Dustin Davis, 25 of Garfield died Friday (9/12) at University Hospital. He is survived by a son Trevor Davis of Garfield, his parents Troy Davis of Garfield and Marquetta Davis of Union Star, his grandparents Agnes Lucas of Irvington and Irene "Piddle" Davis of Garfield, his great grandmother Peral Lucas of Custer and a brother Travis Davis of Garfield also survives. Funeral services will be held Tuesday (9/16) at 11 a.m. at Trent Dowell Funeral Home with burial in the Hensley Cemetery. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Monday (9/15) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday (9/16) after 8 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Hensley Cemetery.

Lois Faye Buntain


Lois Faye Buntain, 63 died Thursday (9/11) at her residence. She is survived by her husband David, 3 sons James Lee Aubrey of Leitchfield, William David Buntain of Hudson and David Allen Buntain of Indianapolis, IN., 3 daughters Genna Roof of Louisville, Joanna Marie Buntain of Louisville, and Alana Buntain of Tennessee, a step son Todd Brewer of Hudson, 17 grandchildren, several great great grandchildren, her mother Shellie Lee Dodson, 4 sisters Brenda Joe Miller of Leitchfield, Bonnie Sue Dodson of Hudson, Jessie Karen Blair of Louisville, and Shirley Gail Cook of Leitchfield and a brother Ronnie Eugene Dodson of Louisville also survives. Funeral services will be held Saturday (9/13) at 1 p.m. at Watkins-Oller Funreal Home with burial in the Holly Cemetery. Friends may call Watkins- Oller Funeral Home Friday (9/12) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday (9/13) after 9 a.m. 

Daniel W. Stout


Daniel W. Stout, 74, of Muldraugh, KY died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Kris Stout of Muldraugh, KY, a daughter, Rachel Toler of Muldraugh, 3 sons, Anthony Stout of Guston, James Stout of Muldraugh and Joey Stout of Brandenburg, 3 sisters, Helen Stout, Rose Cianciaotto and Sarah Franco, 3 brothers, Roy Stout, Edward “Shorty” Stout and Jimmy Stout, and 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2 P.M. EDT at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home with burial in the Garnettsville Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 13 from 2-8 P.M. EDT and Sunday after 10 A.M. at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

Darrell Whitworth


Darrell Whitworth, 58 of Clarkson died Tuesday (9/09) at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife Lynette Haycraft Whitworth, his mother Leona Whitworth, 5 brothers Eugene, Jimmie, Michael, Byron and Donnie Whitworth, 2 sisters Doris Raymer and Caroyln McGee. Funeral services will be held Friday (9/12) at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church with burial in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Friends may call Rogers-Oller Funeral Home Thursday (9/11) from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday (9/12) after 9 a.m.

Dorothy Alene Kasey Allgood


Dorothy Alene Kasey Allgood, 94, of Big Spring, KY, died Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014 at North Hardin Health & Rehab Center in Radcliff. She is survived by two sons Ova Lee “Flea” Kasey of Ekron, & Delbert Ray Kasey of Big Spring; a sister Regina Pierce of Fort Myers, FL, six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held Friday Sept. 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM EDT at Alexander Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Bewleyville. Visitation will be Thursday Sept. 11, 2014 from 4:30 to 9 PM EDT & after 8 AM EDT on Friday at the funeral home.