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Billy J. Kirk


Billy J. Kirk, 79 of Philpot, died Thursday (10/30) at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Survivors include his wife: Elaine; children: Aaron Kirk of Philpot, Julia Kirk and Rosemary Keayon of Tennessee and Amy Kirk of Louisville; a sister: Marilyn Midkiff of Fordsville; two grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be 2 Sunday (11/02) afternoon from the Geary Funeral Home in Fordsville with burial in the Fordsville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-6pm on Saturday (11/01) and after 12noon on Sunday. Exoressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Philpot. 

Thomas "Tom" Eclet Miller


Thomas "Tom" Eclet Miller, 75 of Morgantown, died Thursday (10/30) at his residence. Survivors include his wife: Brenda; a daughter: Donna Embry of Morgantown; a sister: Anetta "Bobbie" Woosley of Caneyville; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be at 2 Sunday (11/02) afternoon at Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville with burial in the Layman Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 Saturday (11/01) afternoon and after 9 Sunday morning. 

Lonard Horsley


Lonard Horsley, 71 of Hudson died Wednesday (10/29). He is survived by his wife Joyce Horsley, a son John Horsley of Hudson, 2 daughters Kim Hardesty of Brandenburg, and Mendy Burden of Leitchfield, 2 sisters Shirley Sutton of Hudson and Jodi Sandlan of Brandenburg, a brother Harvey Horsley of Webster, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday (11/01) at 10 a.m. at Trent Dowell Funeral Home with burial in the Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call Trent Dowell Funeral Home Friday (10/31) from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday (11/01) after 8 a.m.

Eve McCann Dowell


Eve McCann Dowell, 47 of Hardinsburg died Monday (10/27). She is survived by her daughter Emma Gayle Dowell, her parents Frank and Gayle McCann of Florence, Ky, and a brother Scott McCann of Bowling Green, Ky. Funeral services will be held Thursday (10/30) at 7 p.m. at the Hardinsburg Baptist Church. Friends may call Hardinsburg Baptist Church Thursday (10/30) from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Expressions of smypathy may be made in the form of donations to the American Heart Assoication or to the Hardinsburg Baptist Church.

Kenneth Ray Green


Kenneth Ray Green, 87 of Clarkson died Sunday (10/26) at Grayson Manor Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife Jacqueline Prewitt Green, 4 sons Dr. Kenneth E. Green of Caneyville, George Green of Morehead, Gary Green of Leitchfield, and Charles Green of Frankfort, a daughter Betty Mahannan of Radcliff, 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren and 9 step great grandchildren also survives. Funeral services will be held at Wednesday (10/29) at 1 p.m. with burial in the Clarkson Cemetery. Friends may call Roger-Oller Funeral Home Tuesday (10/28) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday (10/29) after 9 a.m. 

Alphonsus Mattingly


Alphonsus Mattingly, age 89, of  Payneville, KY, died Sunday, October 26, 2014, at his son’s home in Guston, KY. He is survived by 4 daughters, Faye Glasscock of Union Star, Jane Hardesty of Brandenburg, Audrey Glasscock of Payneville and Rosemary Rice of Brandenburg; 3 sons, Louis Mattingly of Guston, Sam Mattingly and Carson Mattingly both of Payneville; sister, Rita Gallotta of Lanesville, IN; brother, Francis Mattingly of Midway; 24 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. EDT at St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi Church in Payneville, KY. with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 28th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  and Wednesday, October 29th  from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held on October 28th at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi Church, P.O. Box 110, Payneville, KY 40157.

William G. Hess


William G. Hess, 84 of Hardinsburg, died Wednesday (10/22) at his residence. Survivors include seven children: Sharon Henning, Joe Hess, and Kammon Eckhart, all of Hardinsburg, Loretta Hatfield of Vine Grove, Cara Richardson of Hawesville, Thedy Cook and Marla Basham, both of Big Spring; 1 brother: Edward Hess of Florence; 1 sister: Mary Ann McClellan of Louisville; 17 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren also survive. A memorial service will be at 12 noon Saturday, November 8th at the Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg with burial in the Mt. Merino Cemetery in Irvington. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10:30 on the morning of the 8th. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Disabled American Veterans.