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Omer Harpe


Omer Harpe, 93 of Stephensport died Friday (3/27) at Hardinsburg Nursing and Rehab. He is survived by his wife Jessie Mae Harpe of Stephensport, 2 children Omer Harpe, Jr. of Owensboro and Mary Robbins of Stephensport, 3 grandchildren, and 2 sisters Emalee Johnson and Julie Boles of Louisville. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (4/01) at 11 a.m. at Trent Dowell Fuenral Home with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Stephensport. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Tuesday (3/31) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday (4/01) after 8:30 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society.

Delma Peek "Sister Peek"


Delma Peek "Sister Peek", 88 of Owensboro formerly of Hardinsburg died Friday (3/27) at Signature Healthcare. She is survived by 6 children Bill Peek of Owensboro, Carol Vanover of Corbin, Bobby Peek of Hardinsburg, Roy Peek of London, KY., Donny Peek of Westview and Darlene Pile of Hudson, a brother Jim Rose of Kingswood, a sister Elsie Reynolds of Ft. Wayne, IN., 28 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren also survives. Fuenral services will be held Tuesday (3/31) at 1 p.m. at Trent Dowell Funeral Home with burial in the Emmanuel Gardens. Friends may call Trent Dowell Fuenral Home Monday (3/30) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday (3/31) after 8:30 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Alzheimers Association.

John William Mattingly


John William Mattingly, 65 of Falls of Rough died Friday (3/27) at Norton Audubon Hospital. He is survived by 3 children Derrick Payne of Prospect, Robert Mattingly of Centerville, GA., and Michelle Griffin of Concordia, KY., 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, a brother Norman Matting of Oakland and a sister Navada Campbell of Bowling Green. Military graveside service will be held Monday (3/30) at 2 p.m. in the Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Monday (3/30) after 10: 30 a.m.

Jon Scott Jeffries "Big Jon"


Jon Scott Jeffries “Big Jon”, age 51 of Brandenburg, KY passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Louisville, KY. He is survived by his mother, Pat Jeffries; and a brother, David Ross Jeffries of Brandenburg. Funeral services will be held, Friday, March 27, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. EDT at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home.  A Masonic service will be held at 6:00 P.M. Visitation will be held Friday from 11:00 A.M. to the time of the service at the Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the funeral home to assist the family with the funeral expenses.

Albert Lee Hall


Albert Lee Hall, 70 of Stephensport died Wednesday (3/25) at North Hardin Health and Rehab. He is survived by his wife Evelyn Hall of Stephensport, 5 children, Robert Howell, Angela Norman, Serena Hall-Bozeman and Laura Hall all of Flordia and Dale Howell of Hendersonville, TN., 13 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildre. He is also survived by 7 brothers and sisters Billy Hall and Sheila Hall both of Tennessee, Donnie Hall, Glenda Lopez and Della Bacon of Florida, Jimmy Hall of Kentucky and Charlotte Abbaleo of North Carolina. Funeral services will be held Thursday (4/02) at 11 a.m. at English Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Wednesday (4/01) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday (4/02) after 10 a.m. at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the English Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Regina Meredith


Regina Meredith, 75 of Leitchfield died Monday (3/23) at her residence. She is survived by a daughter Gigi Meredith, a grandchild, 3 brothers Raymond Whitfill, Michael Whitfill and Aloysius Whitfill, and 5 sisters Ruth Cross, Helen Whitfill, Agnes Gulley, Marie Ice and Maureen Madura. Funeral services will be held Friday (3/27) at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church. Friends may call Rogers-Oller Funeral Home Thursday (3/26) from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and a prayer service will be held at 6 p.m.

Barbara Drake Yonker


Barbara Drake Yonker, age 89 of Brandenburg, KY died Monday (3/23).  She is survived by her children, Ellen Armstrong of Elizabethtown, Stephen Yonker of  Lee’s Summit, MO, and Lauren Kuo of Louisville; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon EDT Friday (3/27) from the chapel of the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Eastlawn Cemetery, Brandenburg, KY. Visitation will be held Friday (3/27) from 11:00-12:00 at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Brandenburg United Methodist Church, 215 Broadway, Brandenburg, KY 40108.

Betty Jean Keith Smith Ory


Betty Jean Keith Smith Ory, age 81 of Little Bend died, Sunday, March 22, 2015. She is survived by her husband Julian Sylvester Ory; son, Lamar Lee  Smith of Wolf Creek; step children, Sharon Humphrey of Brandenburg, Bradley  Ory of Little Bend, Eddie Ory of Clarksville, IN, Bruce Ory of Brandenburg, Bryan Ory of Battletown; brothers, Nate Keith of Concordia and Calvin Keith of Wolf Creek; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 8 step-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon EDT, Wednesday, March 25 from the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home with Bro. Wallace Fuller officiating.  Burial will follow in Parr-Frans Cemetery, Battletown, KY. Visitation will be held at the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 3:00-9:00 P.M. EDT and after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to: Payneville Community Church, 1275 Fackler Road, Webster, KY 40176 or Parr-Frans Cemetery Association, c/o Sherrie Monroe 745 Little Bend Rd. Battletown, KY 40104.

Clinton Haynes


Clinton Haynes, 81 of Hudson died Sunday (3/22) at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife Lena Mae Haynes of Hudson, 3 step Children Darrell Tucker and Ronnie Tucker both of Hudson and Sandy Ikner of Garfield, 8 step grandchildren, 12 step great grandchildren, 1 step great great grandchild, a brother Ralph Haynes of Hardinsburg and a sister Martha Sebastian of Leitchfield. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (3/25) at 2 p.m. at Trent Dowell Funeral Home with burial in the Horlsey Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Tuesday (3/24) from 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Wednesday (3/25) after 8:30 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Horsley Chapel Cemetery or to the American Cancer Society.