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Obituaries

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By The Staff

 

William Stevens Goodwin, 66

William Stevens Goodwin, 66, of Crestwood, passed away October 11, 2008, at Baptist Hospital East.

He was a member of Crestwood Baptist Church and telephone Pioneers; an Army veteran, a former employee of Chevron Oil; and retired from Bellsouth (AT&T)

His parents, William A. Goodwin and Rosa Goodwin Tabb; and one sister, Shirley A. Grant, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Jane McMahan Goodwin; one daughter, Kathy Rhea Goodwin Lay; one son, William Dale Goodwin; grandchildren, Shyla Jane Lay, William Reed Lay, and Austin Mitchell Lay; one brother, Bernnie Goodwin of Crestwood; one aunt, Corine Goodwin of Louisville; his “loved” brothers, Harvey Dale Barbee of Plano TX, John Riley McMahan of West Palm Beach FL; 15 nieces and nephews whom he cherished; many cousins; and more friends than we can count.

Funeral services were held October 14, 2008, at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood. Burial was at Valley Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Stoess Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

 

Eula Katherine Lutz, 89

Eula Katherine Lutz, 89, of Cox’s Creek, passed away October 13, 2008, at Colonial Health & Rehab.

She was a native of Taylorsville; a homemaker; a former Sunday school teacher; was director of youth, and played piano for Little Union Baptist church; was a member of Women’s Missionary Union; Homemakers; and was a member of Parkway Baptist Church.

Her husband, Earl Lutz; and her parents, Emerson Moore and Ethel Barlow Moore, preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Robert and William Lutz, both of Cox’s Creek; two daughters, Anna Catherine Lashenka of Naples FL and Linda F. Greer of Cox’s Creek; one brother, Vernon Moore of Springfield; one sister, Betty Arnold of Owensboro; ten grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Barlow Funeral Home in Bardstown with Reverend David Clay and Reverend Eddie Benton officiating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery in Taylorsville. 

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may go to Alzheimer’s Association or to Parkway Baptist Church building fund.

Barlow Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

 

 

 

Albert Ray Milburn, 70

Albert Ray Milburn, 70, of Bloomfield, passed away October 12, 2008, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, as a result of injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident on Green’s Chapel Road near Chaplin. 

He was a native of Nelson County, a retired employee of General Electric, a farmer, and was a member of Chaplin Christian Church.

His wife, Jean Milburn; his parents, James Robert and Matilda Mae Hellard Milburn; two daughters, Mary Lou Feo and Linda Sue Lanham; two brothers, Luke and Clyde Milburn Jr.; and two sisters, Gracie and Mattie Jean Milburn, preceded him in death.

He is survived by two daughters, Lisa Garcia of Bloomfield and Bonnie Hamilton of Springfield; five sisters, Priscilla Smith, Edith Pearl Hefley, Tammy Davis, Katie Dale Dennison, all of Louisville, and Betty Money of Jeffersonville IN; five brothers, Tommy Milburn of Jeffersonville IN, T.A. Milburn, Joe Milburn, Leelow Milburn, all of Bloomfield, and Tony Beavers of Taylorsville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Houghlin Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Brother Bill Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Highview Cemetery in Chaplin.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Houghlin Funeral Home, Bloomfield, a member of the Order of the Golden Rule, handled the arrangements.

 

 

John Hollis Flint Mobley, 69

John Hollis Flint Mobley, 69, of Mount Eden, passed away October 10, 2008, at his home.

He was retired from Purnell Sausage Company in Simpsonville, and was a member of Van Buren Baptist Church.

His father, Arch Mobley; his first wife, Janie Mobley; his second wife, Marie Mobley; one brother, Frankie Mobley; one sister, Gladys Nichols; and one grandson, Andrew Chesser, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Mobley of Mount Eden; two daughters Robin Mobley of Taylorsville and Mary Etta Mobley of Mount Eden; two sisters, Dorothy Shaw of Mount Eden and Rena Hardin of Mount Washington; three brothers, Larry and Benny Mobley of Mount Eden and Jimmy Mobley of Nashville IN. 

Funeral services were held October 14, 2008, at Greenwell-Jenkins-Houghlin Funeral Home in Taylorsville with Brother Eddie Nation and Brother Paul Hagerman officiating.

Burial was at Valley Cemetery.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

Greenwell-Jenkins-Houghlin Funeral Home, a member of the Order of the Golden Rule, handled the arrangements.

 

 

Tony Sipes, 53

Tony Sipes, 53, of Taylorsville, passed away October 11, 2008, at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville.

 He was a quality control engineer at General Electric, was a member of Valley Lodge #511 F & AM, and was a member of Finchville Baptist Church. He was a great father/mentor for his son Joey, a family man and friend.

He was preceded in death by his father; Nathanael Sipes.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Pamela (Bunnell) Sipes; one son, Joey Sipes; his mother, Vaunita Sipes; his faithful companion, “Lucy”; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow, in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road. Entombment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until to 8 p.m. today, and after 9 a.m. tomorrow until time of services at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Diabetes Association.

Arch L. Heady Funeral Home, Louisville, handled the arrangements.

 

 

Dorothy Wills, 76

Dorothy Wills, 76, of Shelbyville, passed away October 8, 2008, at Baptist Hospital NE in LaGrange.

Her husband, Joseph Wills; and her parents, Jim Payne and Sara Winnifred James Payne, preceded her in death.

She is survived by one daughter, Janie Elizabeth Hood of Nashville TN; two sons, John “Jay” Hood and his spouse of Pleasureville and James Michael “Mike” Hood and his spouse of Louisville; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. October 18, 2008 at 2500 Hailey Road in Shelbyville. Cremation was chosen.

Greenwell-Jenkins-Houghlin Funeral Home of Taylorsville, a member of the Order of the Golden Rule, handled the arrangements.

 

 

Ruby Frances Yates, 84

Ruby Frances Yates, 84, of Chaplin, passed away October 9, 2008, at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. She was a native of Washington County, a homemaker, and a member of Chaplin Christian Church.

Her husband, Willis Yates; her parents, Frank and Pearl Coulter Haydon; and one brother, James Haydon, preceded her in death.

She is survived by one son, Glen Yates of Edmonton; her caregivers, David and Etta Hahn of Taylorsville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held October 13, 2008, at Houghlin Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with Brother John Richardson officiating. Burial was at Highview Cemetery in Chaplin. 

Houghlin Funeral Home, a member of the Order of the Golden Rule, handled the arrangements.

 

Harold Young, 71

Harold Young, 71, formerly of Bardstown, passed away October 13, 2008, at Good Samaritan Center in Louisville. He was a native of Washington County, a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith.

His parents, William and Ella Rose Carney Young; and one brother, David Young, preceded him in death.

He is survived by two sisters, Shirley Sanders and Mary Kathryn Mann, both of Mount Washington; and his sister-in-law, Louise Young, of Cox’s Creek.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Greenwell-Houghlin Northside Funeral Home in Bardstown with Brother Charles Gruber officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family requests the expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions to the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery fund.

Houghlin Funeral Home of Bloomfield, a member of the International Order of the Golden Rule, handled the arrangements.