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Vanessa Ebbelene Cottrell Crites


Vanessa Ebbelene Cottrell Crites, 49 died Sunday (7/27). She is survived by her husband James Crites of Crump, TN, 4 sons Kenneth Ray Martin II of Fort Campbell, KY, Arick Matthew Martin of Vicksburg, MS., Johnathan James Crites of Crump, TN., and Christopher Lee Martin of Crump, TN., her father Marchmond Cottrell of Big Clifty, and 5 grandchildren also survives. Funeral services will be held Saturday (8/02) at 1 p.m. at Watkins-Oller Funeral Home with burial in the Cook Cemetery. Friends may call Watkins-Oller Funeral Home Saturday (8/02) after 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Betty Mae Cook


Betty Mae Cook, 79, of Hardinsburg died on Monday July 28, 2014 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. She is survived by her children John & George A. Cook, Brenda Carwile, Becky Lee, & Teresa Cook; a sister Barbara Nash, a half brother Conard McCreary, sixteen Grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday August 1, 2014 at 12 Noon EDT at Alexander Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday July 31, 2014 from 1 to 9 PM EDT & after 8 AM EDT on Friday at the funeral home.

Kimberly Goldsmith


Kimberly Goldsmith, 49 of Clarkson died Sunday (7/27) in Louisville. She is survived by her husband Terry Goldsmith, a daughter Taresa Goldsmith of Leitchfield, a son Joseph Goldsmith of Clarkson, 2 sisters Sharon Durr and Wanda Renee Jones both of Louisville, 2 brothers Roger Jones of Louisville and Darrell Jones of Virginia, a granddaugher and her mother Wanda Mae Jones of Louisville. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (7/30) at 1 p.m. at Roger-Oller Funeral Home with burial in the New Lone Oak Cemetery. Friends may call Rogers-Oller Funeral Home Tuesday (7/29) from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday (7/30) after 9 a.m. 

Margaret Lee Brown


Margaret Lee Brown, 70 of Brandenburg died Friday (7/26) in Corydon, IN. She is survived by her husband Donnie Brown, her children Greg Brown, Kerry Brown, Scotty Brown all of Payneville, his brothers and sisters Lill Thomas of Brandenburg, David Benham of Brandenburg, Johnny Benham of Vine Grove, Bonnie Hatmaker of Ekron, Janice Pack of Brandenburg, Audrey King of Guston, and Nancy Lynn of Brandenburg, step brother and step sisters Kayo Lampton of LA, Billi Martin and Martel Lampton both of Florida, 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. EDT at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Payneville Wednesday (7/30) with burial in the St. Mary Magdalen Church Cemetery. Friends may call Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home Tuesday (7/29) from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday (7/30) after 8 a.m. A prayer service will be held Tuesday (7/29) at 7 p.m.

Mary Raymer


Mary Raymer, 83 of Hardinsburg, died Saturday (07/26) at the Hardinsburg Nursing and Rehab Center. Survivors include a son: Jerry Raymer of Garfield, two sisters: Jerretta Maxwell and Sheila Gast, both of Hardinsburg, a grandson and two great granddaughters also survive. Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday (07/29) from the Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg with burial in the Jolly Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3:30 Monday (07/28) afternoon and after 8:30 Tuesday morning. Expressions of sympathy may be in the form a donation to the Hardinsburg VFW Post 5831 or the charity of your choice. 

Forestine "Tina" Lucas Baker


Forestine "Tina" Lucas Baker, 70, of Cecilia died Thursday (7/24) in Franklin, TN. 
She is survived by her daughters: Cynthia Ann Ladner of Elizabethtown and Mary Catherine Baker of Philadelphia, PA; five brothers, Tom Lucas, Russell Lucas, Charles Lucas, Kenny Lucas, and Roger Lucas; two sisters, Anna Ramsey and Lois Carman; three grandchildren. The funeral will be 11 A.M. EDT Monday (7/28) at Brown Funeral Home with burial in Hardin Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 P.M. EDT Sunday (7/27) and continue after 9 A.M.EDT Monday (7/28) at Brown Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Ronald McDonald House.

Donald Nelson King, Sr.


Donald Nelson King, Sr., died Friday (7/25) at his residence. He is survived by his wife: Margaret "Margie" A. King, four children: Donald N. King, Jr., David C. King, Jean M. Woody and Robert O. King all of Louisville; three step-children: Danny Joe Tate of Brandenburg, Patricia A.Tate of Louisville, and Sandra K. "Sammy" Cantrell of Harned; six grandchildren;  seven great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and seven step-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at held at 11 A.M. EDT, Monday (7/28) at the Garnettsville Cemetery, near Muldraugh. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 P.M. EDT Sunday and after 8 A.M. EDT Monday at the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg. Expressions of sympathy may go to Kosair Charities.
 
 

Don Patton, Jr.


Don Patton, Jr., 65 of Custer died Thursday (7/24) in Custer. He is survived by his father William Donald Patton, Sr. of North Carolina, 2 sons William Donald Patton III and Richard Lee Patton both of Tennessee, a daughter Shelly Walker of Tennessee, a sister Lisa Harper of Tennessee and 3 grandchildren also survives. Funeral services will be held Saturday (7/26) at 1 p.m. at Trent Dowell Funeral Home with burial in the Custer Cemetery. Friends may cal Trent Dowell Funeral Home Saturday (7/26) from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Palestine Heath


Palestine Heath, 89 of Clarkson died Thursday (7/24) at his residence. He is survived by his wife Dorsie Heath, 2 sons Glendale and Roger Heath, a brother Charles Heath, 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildrern. Funeral services will be held Saturday (7/26) at 1 p.m. at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home with burial in South Union Cemetery. Friends may call Rogers-Oller Funeral Home Saturday (7/24) from 10 a.m. until time of the service.

Marjorie Wilson Watts


Marjorie Wilson Watts,92, of Brandenburg died Wednesday (7/23). She is survived by her children, Pamela  Corum, Cynthia Greene, Rebecca Richardson;8  grandchildren; and 12 great-greandchildren.
A Service and Celebration for the life of Marjorie Wilson Watts will be held at 11:00 A.M. EDT, Saturday (7/26) at the First Baptist Church in Brandenburg. The family will receive visitors at Marjorie’s home at 338 Lawrence Street, Brandenburg, KY 40108 on Friday, July 25th from 3:00-8:00 P.M.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or the Meade Activity Center, 493 Lawrence Street, Brandenburg, KY 40108.