• Donald W. Heun Sr., 74

    Donald W. Heun Sr., 74, passed away Friday, June 3, 2011 surrounded by his family at Baptist Hospital East.
    Don lived on Nolin Lake and was an avid outdoorsman. He is a retired maintenance man for General Electric.
    He is survived by his children, Donald W. Heun Jr., Tim (Monica) Heun, Rick (Laura) Heun, Greg (Kim) Heun, Valorie (Duane) Hume, and Shawn (Carlen) Heun; two brothers, E.J. (Judy) Heun and Clem (Jean) Heun; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
    Our sincere thanks go to all the wonderful nurses and doctors who cared for our dad.

  • Paige Nicole Wimsatt, 17

    Paige Nicole Wimsatt, 17, of Taylorsville, died Friday, June 3, 2011.
    She was preceded in death by her grandparents, William E. Ray and Juanita S. Elder.
    She is survived by her parents, Kirk and Tabatha Wimsatt; a brother, Logan Wimsatt; and a sister, Mattie Wimsatt.
    Her funeral services are scheduled for today, 1 p.m., at Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home in Louisville, with burial to follow in Resthaven Cemetery.

  • Woody Louise Snare Benavidez Hahn, 65

    Woody Louise Snare Benavidez Hahn, 65, died Friday, June 3, 2011, at her residence.
    She attended Taylorsville First Christian Church and was the owner and operator of L&S Diner in Taylorsville for 15 years.
    She is preceded in death by her brother, William Beckham Snare.

  • Stacia Fior Cooper, 93

    Stacia Fior Cooper, 93, of Taylorsville, died May 25, 2011, at Signature Healthcare in Taylorsville.
    A daughter of the late Frank and Antonio Prus Fior, she was retired from the Tupperware Corporation. She was Catholic by faith, was born in Uxbridge, Mass., and was a resident of Signature Healthcare in Taylorsville.

  • Robert Lee Hamilton, 57

    Robert Lee Hamilton, 57, of Cape Coral, Fla., died Thursday, May 26, 2011 from complications of cancer. He was born Nov. 3, 1953 in Shelbyville to Lowell Hamilton and Thelma Hamilton.
    He is survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Judy Hamilton of Naples, Fla., and his two daughters, Charity Elizabeth Hamilton, D.O. of N.Y. and Hayley Meredith Hamilton of DC. He is also survived by his mother, Thelma Hamilton, and sisters, Theresa Fogle and Shirley Wyatt of Ky., and brother, John Hamilton of Texas.

  • William W. 'Buddy' Tichenor, 92

    William W. “Buddy” Tichenor, 92, passed away Wednesday, the 25th day of May, 2011, at his home.  A native of Spencer County, he was the son of the late George and Belle Alloway Tichenor.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Shelbyville.
    A prominent farmer for many years, he was a well-known and highly-respected tobacco warehouseman and a partner in the operation of the old Globe Tobacco Warehouses.  He was also a developer with the Kentucky Land Company.

  • Peggy Shields Graham, 82

    Peggy Shields Graham, 82, of  Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Bloomfield,  died May 17, 2011.
    Survivors include her husband, Gene Graham, and her son, Charles (Cathy) Graham, of Kingwood, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alexander and Suzanne Hughes Shields; a son, Alexander Graham; a  brother, John Robert Shields; and a sister, Ann Benham.
    The funeral  was Saturday at Bloomfield Christian Church with burial in Maple Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Jeff Greer officiated.
    Hall-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

  • Ruth Bell Whitcomb Jamison, 91

    Ruth Bell Whitcomb Jamison, 91, of Taylorsville, died Friday, May 20, 2011.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, William L. and Jesse Stewart Whitcomb; sons, John “Buster” Jamison and Billy Jamison; brothers, Charles Riley and William Whitcomb; and sisters, Rosie Cook, Juanita Gatewood and Frances Sallee.
    She is survived by her husband, John Jamison, of Taylorsville; daughter, Stella Hubbard, of Brentwood, Tenn.; sons, Donald Jamison (Brenda), of Mount Eden, Bobby Jamison (Linda), of Shelbyville, and Frank Jamison (Sharon), of Taylorsville.

  • Thomas Eugene Nutgrass, 80

    Thomas Eugene Nutgrass, 80, of Mount Washington, died May 17, 2011 at Norton Suburban Hospital.
    Survivors include three children, Debbie (Roger) Brown, Tommy (Debbie) Nutgrass, and Steve (Mary Ann) Nutgrass;  and two sisters, Hazel Burns and Virginia Spaulding. He was preceded in death by  his wife, Martha South Nutgrass, and two brothers, Earl Nutgrass and Paul Nutgrass.
    The  funeral was Saturday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial in Highland Memory Gardens.

  • Rev. Philip Barry Carlisle, 58

    The Rev. Philip Barry Carlisle, 58, of Madison, Ala., died Friday.
    He is survived by his wife, Pat Carlisle; two sons, Nathan Andrew Carlisle and his wife, Leah, and Daniel Ray Carlisle; daughter, Beth Smitherman and her husband, Roy; brother, Ronald Carlisle and his wife, Janice; and two sisters, Judy Allread and her husband, Kent, and Marilyn Melbourne.
    Services were Monday at Berryhill Funeral Home. The Rev. David Patrick will officiate. Interment was in Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville.