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Obituaries

  • Jonathan Tyler “J.T.” LeCompte, Jr., 15

    Jonathan Tyler “J.T.” LeCompte, Jr., 15, of Shelbyville, passed away September 30, 2009, in Shelbyville.

    He was a native of Shelbyville, a sophomore at Eastern High School in Middletown, and was a member of the school’s ROTC program.

  • Evelyn Casey, 80

    Evelyn Casey, 80, of Taylorsville, passed away September 15, 2009, at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville.

    She was a native of Anderson County, a homemaker, was a resident of Signature HealthCARE in Taylorsville, and was a member of Pennys Chapel United Methodist Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Casey; her parents, Arvil and Flossie Scott Waldridge; and five brothers, Curtis, Eugene, Everett, James “Shug”, and Paul Waldridge.

  • Annie Edwards, 93

    Annie Edwards, 93, of Taylorsville, passed away September 16, 2009, at Signature HealthCARE in Taylorsville.

    She was born May 9, 1916, in Spencer County. She was a homemaker and seamstress, was a member of Taylorsville Chapter 366 Order of the Eastern Star, and was a member of Taylorsville United Methodist Church.

    Her parents, Joseph Tucker and Blanchie Richardson Truax; her husband, Ollie James Edwards, one sister, Martha Spurr; one grandchild;  and two great-grandchildren, preceded her in death.

  • Sarah Ellen Martin, 84

    Sarah Ellen Martin, 84, of Bloomfield, passed away September 19, 2009, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

    She was a native of Spencer County, was a caregiver for 31 years, was a homemaker, and was a member of Faith Worship Center.

    Her parents, J.T. and Mary Ellen Chesser Hardin, and several brothers and sisters preceded her in death.

  • Chaz Carlton Goodlett, 14

    Chaz Carlton Goodlett, 14, of Mount Eden, passed away September 18, 2009, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

    Chaz was born May 31, 1995 in Louisville.

    Chaz was a freshman at Spencer County High School, was a member of Future Farmers of America and the Livestock Club, enjoyed playing baseball, and was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Taylorsville.

    Chaz was preceded in death by his father, Dale Carlton Goodlett; and paternal grandparents, Verdman and Emma Goodlett.

  • Martha G. Green, 86

    Martha G. Green, 86, of Mount Washington, passed away September 13, 2009, at Baptist Hospital East.

    She was a native of Nelson County, a retired employee of Philip Morris, and was a member of Plum Creek Baptist Church.

    Her parents, Albert and Jettie Tindle Hoskins; her husband, Joseph Franklin Green;and one sister, Beatrice Middleton, preceded her in death.

  • Tommy D. Bleemel, 59

    Tommy D. Bleemel, 59, of Glendale, went to meet his heavenly Father on September 15, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    He was a full time farmer and a member of the Gilead Baptist Church in Glendale.

    His mother, Geraldine Bleemel, preceded him in death.

  • William E. "Bill" Newton, 54

    William E. “Bill” Newton, 54, of Harrisonville, passed away September 11, 2009, at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.

    He was a native of Spencer County, an employee of Ohio Valley Aluminum in Shelbyville, and was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church.

    His parents, Tobert Thomas and Vanetta Cornish Newton, preceded him in death.

  • Frank Batten Sr., retired Landmark chairman, dies at 82

    He was a son of privilege, the heir to a family fortune, a man whose life, in other hands, might have been measured in dollars and cents.

    Instead, Frank Batten forged a legacy not on what he made but what he created.

  • Carling H. Woods, 81

    Carling H. Woods, 81, passed away September 7, 2009. Cremation was chosen by the family. There will be no services. Hall-Taylor Funeral Home handled the arrangements.