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Obituaries

  • John Vinsen Owens, infant

    John Vinsen Owens, infant son of John and Tera Owens of Taylorsville, passed away June 5, 2009, at Norton Suburban Hospital.

    He was preceded in death by Ollie B. and Vince Redmon of Taylorsville.

    In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Evan Owens of Taylorsville; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Redmon of Taylorsville and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Owens of Ohio; and his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Owens of Covington, and Mrs. Doris Sebartian of Mt. Washington.

  • Geneva Dale Grubbs Gray, 83

    Geneva Dale Grubbs Gray, 83, of Fairfield, passed away June 7, 2009, at her home. She was a native of Nelson County, a homemaker, and a member of Little Union Baptist Church.

    Her husband, LeeRoy Gray; her parents, John and Hattie Gritton Grubbs; two brothers, John Willard Grubbs and Thomas Grubbs; two sisters, Sally Miller and Della Perry; and one grandson, Justin Roby, preceded her in death.

    She is survived by one sister, Roxie Hardin of Bloomfield; her caregivers, Jamie and Kathy Hardin of Cox’s Creek; one grandson; and two great-grandchildren.

  • James Allen Young, 67

    Mr. James Allen Young, 67, of Perryville, passed away May 31, 2009, at the Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center.

    Mr. Young was a native of Washington County. He was born March 8,1942, to the late James O’Lee and Mary Bell Cheatham Young. He was a member of the Wakefield Christian Church and a farmer.

    His sister, Elizabeth Nell Young, preceded him in death.

  • Melissa Fletcher, 43

    Melissa Fletcher, 43, of Inez, passed away June 2, 2009. She was born February 8, 1966 in Williamson, West Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Oscar and Linda Muncy Fletcher.

    She is survived by one son, Jamie Scott of Prestonburg; one daughter, Shalynda Fleming of Taylorsville; one step-daughter, Belinda Grey of Jacksonville, North Carolina; one sister, Angiala Kaminer of Batesburg, North Carolina; two step-sisters, Marsha Patrick Daniels of Tomahawk and Lisa Patrick Mullins of Lownansville; and five grandchildren.

  • Matilda “Tee” Allen Stith, 90

    Matilda “Tee” Allen Stith, 90, wife Dr James Stith for 65 years died on May 28, 2009. A native of Taylorsville, she was the daughter of Steve and Mary Rice Allen.

    She graduated from Kentucky  Baptist  Hospital Nursing School in Louisville. She was on the Board of Florence Crittenden Home in Lexington and served for many years as the Director of Volunteer Services for the Central Baptist Hospital Auxiliary. She was a charter member of Anchor Baptist Church.

  • J.C. Smith, 85

    J.C. Smith, 85, of Taylorsville, passed away May 18, 2009, at his home.

    He was born in Waterford, the son of William Tyler and Amelia Mae Kallembach Smith.

    J.C. was a retired realtor and co-owner of Nicholls and Smith Realty Company; a former Taylorsville City councilman; was a former chairman of the Spencer County Planning and Zoning Commission; was a member of the V.F.W and the American Legion; was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII; and was a member of First Christian Church of Taylorsville.

  • Virginia Sweazy, 83

    Virginia Sweazy, 83, of Monroe, LA, formerly of Dallas, TX, passed away May 8, 2009, following a brief illness.

  • William S. “Bill” Cox, 69

    William S. “Bill” Cox, 69, of Madison IN, formerly of Taylorsville, passed away May 8, 2009, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison IN.

  • Donald Carroll De Jesus, Jr., 19

    Donald Carroll De Jesus, Jr., 19, of Taylorsville, passed away May 10, 2009.

    Donald was born October 7, 1989 in Orlando FL. He was a senior at Spencer County High School and a Pentecostal by faith.

  • Anna Crowe Hinderer, 69

    Anna Crowe Hinderer, 69, of Louisville, passed away April 30, 2009, at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.

    She was a native of Spencer County, a retired employee of General Electric; and was a member of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville.

    Her parents, Robert Davis and Cordia Ellen Raisor Crowe; and one daughter, Rebecca Ellen Alden, preceded her in death.