Eugene “Buck” Barron, 86, widower of Shirley Barron, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.
Born on April 18, 1934, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Willis and Earlena Harp Barron. He was retired from General Electric. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of Versailles Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Ray (Charlotte) Barron and Mike (Tammy) Barron, both of Nicholasville; two stepdaughters, Kathleen Smith, Lexington; and Pamela Gabbard, Nicholasville; a sister, Frances Kirby, Lexington; two brothers, Ernie (Nancy) Barron and Bernie Barron, both of Lexington; four grandchildren, David (Pam) Barron, Jamie (Bill) Hisey, Stephanie (Rob) Royal-Smith and Jason (Emilee Moreland) Barron; 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.
Services were held Friday, Sept. 11, at Clark Legacy Center, Brannon Crossing. Casket bearers were David Barron, Jason Barron, Seth Barron, Zach Royal, Rob Smith and Rusty Kirby. Burial followed in Blue Grass Memorial Garde...
Flora “Flo” Bentley, 87, Harrodsburg, widow of Charles A. Bentley, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.
She was a retired RN for the Harrodsburg Health & Rehab.
Survivors include a daughter, Marie (Kirby) McIntyre Brown, Versailles; a son, Joseph Ramey Bentley, Richmond; a brother, Mark (Bobby Gail) Morgan, Texas; five grandchildren, Jason, Lauren, Chase and Christopher Bentley, and Mason McIntyre; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, John Bentley; a daughter, Kimberly Curtsinger; and a granddaughter, Jeffra Curtsinger.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg, www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.
Christine Castleworth Creth Collins, 96, widow of Dan D. Collins Sr., died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.
She was born in Woodford County to the late Mary Caise Creth and John H. Creth. She was a graduate of Simmons High School and a graduate of Western Kentucky Vocational Training School in Paducah. During WWII, she worked in Jeffersonville, Indiana at the Quartermaster Depot as a messenger girl. She retired from Rand McNally after 26 years. She was a member of the American War Mothers Jimmy Robinson Chapter 1. She was a member of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, Versailles, where she served as a stewardess, usher, Trustee, Sunday school officer and a member/officer of the Mary Creth Missionary Society.
Survivors include three children, Ellis L. Collins, Geraldine C. Brown and Marilyn Collins; sister-in-law and niece, Phyllis Dockies; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by...
Lonnie Estes, 74, of Versailles, husband of Verna Combs Estes, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Bluegrass Community Hospital.
Born in Irvine, Estill County, he was the son of the late Lonnie Clifton and Dorothy Walling Estes. He was an employee of Texas Instruments for 20 years and retired in 2011 after 17 years from Valeo Sylvania in Seymour, Indiana. After retiring, he had worked part time for K-mart and Kroger. He was an active member and deacon at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife of 55 years, he is survived by a daughter, Lisa (Richard) Pluimer, Madisonville; two sons, William (Angie) Jason Estes, Berea; and Lonnie (Kim) Wayne Estes, Versailles; a sister, Ollie (John) Mitchell, Midway; two brothers, Julian (Sharon) Estes, Arizona; and Tracy Estes. Midway, seven grandchildren; and a great grandchild. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Duane Estes; two sisters, Elwanda Montgomery and Vivian Cooper; and a brother Glenn Estes.
Myrtle Ann Glavinos, 83, widow of Peter George Glavinos Sr., died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at the Presbyterian Homes of Louisville.
Born on Aug. 20, 1937, in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Ludwig J.L. and Ave Maria Schmidt Krueger. She was a former resident of Washington Township, Ohio. She spent eight years at the St. Rita School in Harrison Township and attended one year at Julienne High School before moving to Coral Gables, Florida. She graduated from Coral Gables Senior High School in 1955. She attended Barry College in Miami, Florida and the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She spent 20 years working for Nelson Tree Service and retired in 2004.
Survivors include a son, Louis (Kimberly S.) P. Glavinos, Mt. Washington; a grandson, L. Paschal (Ashley) Glavinos, Cumming, Georgia; and three granddaughters, Emily K. Glavinos, Atlanta, Georgia; Hallie M. Glavinos, Charlotte, North Carolina; and Alyssa A. Glavinos, Lexington. In additio...
William “Bill” Updike, 77, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.
Born on Jan. 12, 1943, Woodford County he was the son of the late Oliver Mason and Mary Zea Carpenter Updike. He worked as a supervisor for Publishers Printing.
Survivors include two daughters, Moni (John) Smith, Versailles; and Jennifer (James) Thompson, Mt Washington; two sisters, Mary Lee (Fred) Lippert and Retta Richardson, both of Versailles; three grandchildren, Danielle Kruger, Trey Thompson and Dayton Thompson; and a great-granddaughter, Skyler Kruger. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four siblings, Coleman Updike, Charlene Haynes, Paul Updike and Terry Updike.
A gathering of family and friends was held Monday, Sept. 14, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road.
Thomas “Tom” Coomer, age 82, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Home Place at Midway.
Thomas was born on May 30, 1938, in Jabez, to the late Willie N. Coomer and Grace Baker Coomer. He was born and raised in Pulaski County, one of thirteen children. Tom attended Berea College and Berea Foundation. He was a social worker for the V.A. Medical Center.
He loved taking care of his family and his veteran’s families. Tom knew no strangers, was a jovial soul, and kind and generous. He attended Journey Church in Versailles.
He is survived by a daughter, Kristen (Adam) Ross, Versailles; a brother, Paul (Zula) Coomer, Berea; and two sisters, Helen Walters and Pauline Hopper, both of Somerset. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Sue Moore, who preceded him on Feb. 5, 2019; one daughter, Stacie Coomer; five brothers, Leonard, Herbert, Walter, Clay and Jerry; and four sisters, Kate, Shirley, Elizabeth and Brenda.
A private family graveside service...
William Robert “Buddy” Egbert, 84, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Versailles, husband of Brenda Peach Egbert, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020.
Born on June 4, 1936, in Woodford County, Buddy was the son of the late Robert and Daisy Mae Redman Egbert. Buddy served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1954–1958. He formerly worked as a contractor, and for 31 years, at Texas Instruments in Versailles. A member of Kings Way Assembly Church in Versailles, Buddy enjoyed fishing, horse racing, watching Westerns, going to Cracker Barrel, and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Including his wife Brenda, Buddy is survived by his children, William Robert Egbert, Jr. (wife Trish), Mark Anthony Egbert, Felicia Ann Egbert, and Brandon Scott Egbert (wife Pam), all of Versailles; stepchildren, Nathan Hoskins (wife Bobbi) of Willisburg, Ray Hoskins (wife Gail) and Sharon Chesser (husband Troy) all of Lawrenceburg; 14 grandchildren, Jake Egbert, Brittany Egbert, Erinn Egbert, Blake (E...
Dorothy Bargo Farmer, 77, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. She was born on Aug. 15, 1943.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 10, at Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woodford County Humane Society or the Franklin County Humane Society.
Ulis Dave Hartley died Thursday, Sept 3, 2020.
In addition to his wife, Nancy Field Hartley, he is survived by four daughters, Kelley (Brandon) Elizabeth Hartley Raye, Dallas, Texas, Kristin (Benjamin) Field Hartley Garffie, Versailles; Sara Anne Hartley, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; and Kaitlin Ruth Hartley, Sydney, Australia; a brother, James (Nellie Jo) R. Hartley Jr., Versailles; and three grandchildren, Avery Elizabeth Garffie, Eleanor Ruth Garffie and Santana Rene Raye.
Private services will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation.