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Obituaries

  • James A. Osborne, 79

    James A. Osborne, 79, of Mt. Washington, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at Signature Health Care Center in Taylorsville.
    He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington.
    He is survived by his wife, Grace Brugh Osborne; two stepsons, Darrell Kelien (Sherri) and Ronnie Kelien (Betsy); stepgrandchildren, Coy Kelien (Liz), Monique Dozer (Chris), and Meghan McPeek (Tony); seven great-grandchildren;  two nephews, Bill Lewis (Donna) and Kevin Lewis (Ellen); nieces, Cinda and Kelly; along with many devoted friends.

  • Rebecca Hammond White, 77

    Rebecca Hammond White, 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, in Taylorsville.
    She was a native of Shelby County.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, J.L. Hammond and Lillie Pearl Spaulding Hammond.
    She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn White, of Shelbyville; her son, Ricky White (Debbie), of Shelby County; and by her sisters, Helen Searcy, of Waddy, and Mary Hazlerigs, of Loganville, Ga.
    Funeral services will be Friday, 2 p.m., graveside at Grove Hill Cemetery with Bro. Roy Temple Jr. and Bro. Leslie Bentley officiating.

  • William Roy Brewer, 70

    William Roy Brewer, 70, passed away Aug. 30, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East.
    Born the son of the late Omer and Myrtle Briscoe Brewer in Spencer County, he was employed by the Salt River Veterinary Clinic. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a guitarist, photographer and a UK basketball and football fan, as well as a great supporter of Spencer County athletics.
    Always known for sporting around in his 1972 Chevy Malibu, he was also a member of Plum Creek Baptist Church.

  • Anna Corinne Washburn, 84

    Anna Corinne Washburn, 84, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at Norton-Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
    Born in Spencer County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Cora Edith Inghram Rogers.
    A homemaker, Mrs. Washburn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who enjoyed being at home with her family. She was also a member of Elk Creek Baptist Church.

  • Violet M. Moore, 78

    Violet M. Moore, 78, of Mount Washington, passed away Monday, August 22, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East.
    Violet provided care for many children for over 40 years, was an avid UK fan, and a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington.
     She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Moore; her parents, Walter and Mary Burns; and a brother, James Robert Burns.

  • Flossie Mae Burge, 80

    Flossie Mae Burge, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.
    Born in Shelby County, she was the daughter of the late George Franklin and Ethel Eden Cook.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Froman Garnett Burge, and their son, Frankie Burge.
    Survivors include her son, Garnett “Butch” Burge of Bagdad; her brother, Joe Cook of Frankfort; and her sisters, Elizabeth Ratchford of Eminence, Sherry Harp of Henry County, Jeannie Hardin of Frankfort, and Dorothy Hilbert of Crestwood.

  • Connie Sue Spires, 44

    Connie Sue Spires, 44, of Fort Valley, Ga., died Friday, Aug. 12, 2011.
    Born in Louisville, she was preceded in death by her father, Charles Hankle Hardin.
    Survivors include her children, Christie Bramble (Nathan) of Loganville, Ga., Larry Spires III (Ashley) of Twiggs County, and Danielle Spires of Fort Valley, Ga.; her mother and step-father, Lucille Cook Cunningham and Robert F. Cunningham of Macon, Ga.; a brother, Charles Allen Hardin (Jennifer) of Barnesville, Ga.; and a sister, Tammy Lynn Childress (Stephen) of Tiger, Ga.

  • Terry Nethery, 55

    Terry Nethery, 55, of Mount Eden, died at his residence Aug. 14, 2011.
    A native of Spencer County, Nethery was the son of Margaret Brunner Nethery and the late Harold Nethery. He attended Spencer County High School, was employed by the Masonite Door Company and was a member of Mount Eden Christian Church.

  • Mae McKinley Watson, 94

    Mae McKinley Watson, 94, of Shelbyville, died Aug. 15, 2011, at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville.
    She was a healthcare provider at Crestview Health Care Center.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Wilson Watson; and her great grandson, Blake Watts.
    She is survived by her sons, James (Lana) Watson and Joseph Watson, both of Shelbyville; a daughter, Joyce (Danny) Lea, of Shelbyville; brothers, Ira “Bud” McKinley, of Waddy, and J.B. McKinley, of Stephensport; and her five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

  • Daniel Dalton Goodlett, 17

    Daniel Dalton Goodlett, 17, of Mount Washington, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011.
    Daniel was a senior at Bullitt East High School, where he played on the football team for 3 years, and a member of Club Fitness in Mount Washington.  He also played football for the Old Mill Bengals and the Mount Washington Colts, and was an avid U of L fan.
    He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Janie Goodlett; and an uncle, Tony Goodlett.