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Obituaries

  • 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.

  • Steven Kent Waldridge, 46

    Steven Kent Waldridge, age 46, of Willisburg, passed away at 7:08 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 in the emergency room of Spring View Hospital at Lebanon.
    He was born on May 1, 1965 in Louisville.
    He was a farmer and an avid outdoorsman.
    Preceding him in death were his mother, Barbara Redmon Hood; his stepfather, Vernon Hood and a brother, Danny Lee Hood.

  • Marvin Richard Lewis, 83

    Marvin Richard Lewis, 83, of Cox’s Creek, died July 21 at the Lexington V.A. Medical Center.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy D. Lewis; his parents, Richard and Willie Lewis; and a brother, Howard Lewis.
    He is survived by one son, Michael Lewis; two brothers, Raymond Lewis and William Lewis; and a sister, Mary Hardin.
    Services were July 23 at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial at Highland Memory Gardens.

  • Vernon Douglas ‘Doug’ Lawrence, 50

    Vernon Douglas “Doug” Lawrence, 50, of McLeansboro, Ill., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Geneva Kunstman Lawrence.
    Survivors include his sisters, Carol (John) Hassebrock, of Alma, Ill., and Cheryl Edmondson, of Taylorsville; and a brother, David Lawrence, of Georgia.
    Funeral services were held July 29 at East Lawn Cemetery in Salem, Ill.
    Lillian Phillips officiated.

  • Judy Burge Nation, 65

    Judy Burge Nation, 65, died July 22, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East.  
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Pauline Smith Willard and her father, William “Hank” Willard.  
    She is survived by her husband, Bruce Nation, of Shelby County; her children, Todd Tindall (Patricia) of Shelbyville, Lori Quire Mason (David) of Shelbyville, Brad Burge (Ragan) of Lawrenceburg, Eric Burge of Waddy, and Wendell Nation of Bagdad; her sister, Paula Barnett (Carter) of Shelbyville.