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Obituaries

  • Frances Eula Elder, 74

    Frances Eula Elder, 74, of Taylorsville, passed away August 23, 2009, at Hosparus Inpatient Unit in Louisville.

    She was the former Frances Auberry, a native of Nelson County. She was an employee of Heaven Hill Distillery for 17 years and an member of All Saints Catholic Church.

    Her parents, Willie Wayne and Anna Mariah O’Bryan Auberry; one son, Thomas Wayne Elder; and one brother, Charles Edward “Billy” Auberry, preceded her in death.

  • Kevin Hatzman, 45

    Kevin Hatzman, 45, of Taylorsville, passed away August 23, 2009. He was born August 5, 1964 to William John and Betty Lou Armstrong Hatzman in Jefferson County.

  • James Michael LeCompte, 57

    James Michael LeCompte, 57, of Fisherville, passed away August 14, 2009, at the Masonic Home Shelbyville.

    He was a native of Shelby County, was a former tow truck operator at the old Middletown Manufacturing Company, was a farmer and member of Kentucky Trailblazers, and was a member of Indian Fork Baptist Church.

    His parents, James Stanley and Stella Jennings LeCompte, preceded him in death.

  • Valinda Waldridge, 74

    Valinda Waldridge, 74, of Taylorsville, passed away August 13, 2009, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

    She was born one of four children in Spencer County, was retired from the Spencer County School System after 21 years of service as a bus driver. She was a loving mother and homemaker, and was a member of Taylorsville First Baptist Church. She had a great passion for fishing, “never met a stranger, loved by everyone”, and will be missed a lot by all who knew her and loved her.

  • Charles G. Parrott, Sr., 81

    Charles G. Parrott, Sr., 81, of Mt. Washington, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2009.

    He was a retired plant supervisor for MSD, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.

    He is survived by his wife, Lilly Smith Parrott; two sons, Charles, Jr. (Kim) and Ray (Lynn) Parrott; one daughter, Cheryl Parrott Brown (Don); two brothers, Shelby and Kenneth Parrott; one sister, Pauline Coldiron; along with grandchildren, Bill and James Dean Hinson, Katie and Amanda Parrott, and Jessica Hawkins.

  • Donald Lee Smith, 61

    Donald Lee Smith, 61, of Shepherdsville, passed away August 3, 2009, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    He was a native of Knox County, was an assembler for the Safetran Systems Company in Louisville, and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

    His parents, Matt and Harriet Smith; and one grandson, Payton Xavier Smith, preceded him in death.

    He is survived by his wife, Geneva Hodge Smith of Shepherdsville; one son, Matthew (Amanda) Smith and one daughter, Stephanie (Jeff) Raley, both of Shepherdsville; and four grandchildren.

  • Gerry Shafar, 81

    Gerry Shafar, 81, of Taylorsville, passed away August 5, 2009, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    She was a cashier at the Dollar General Store of Taylorsville and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church.

    Her parents, Clyde Williams and Nettie Brown Dulin; her husband, Johnny Shafar; one son, Tony Shafar; one daughter, Annette Campbell; and two grandchildren, preceded her in death.

  • Charles Dawson Stout, 96

    Charles Dawson Stout, 96, longtime resident of Middletown, a native of Spencer County passed away July 16, 2009, at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.

  • Amy C. Smallwood, 28

    Amy C. Smallwood, 28, also known as Amy Parks, passed away July 28, 2009, in LaRue County.

    Amy was born July 18, 1981, the daughter of Clyde And Cheryl Phillips Smallwood.

    She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Taylorsville.

  • Brandon John Surma, 38

    Brandon John Surma, 38, of Taylorsville, passed away July 29, 2009, in Shelby County.

    He was a native of La Porte IN, a route driver for Landshire Inc. in Shelbyville, and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church.

    His father, John Thomas Surma, preceded him in death.