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Obituaries

  • TCHS student chosen for Class of Kentucky

    Taylor County High School sophomore Elijah Myers was recently chosen to represent TCHS in the 2012 Class of Kentucky on July 13.

    A group of Kentucky high school sophomores is chosen each year to participate in the class.

    The program honors academic excellence in hopes of keeping talented students in Kentucky.

    TCHS Counselor Dana Young recommended Myers for the honor.

  • Jimmie Kendall, 68

     

    Jimmie Kendall, 68, of Campbellsville, died at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012, in Campbellsville.

    Son of the late Willard Ray Kendall and Faith True Phillips, he was born in Marion County, Ky., on June 8, 1944.

    He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He was owner and operator of Kendall Equipment and Kendall Angus Farm. He served his country honorably in the United States Army Reserve.

  • Donald A. Dudgeon, 79

     

    Donald A. Dudgeon, 79, of Campbellsville, died at 6:27 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012, in Campbellsville.

    Son of the late Willard "Bud" Dudgeon and Louisa Allen Dudgeon, he was born in Taylor County, on March 13, 1933.

    He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a lifelong farmer.

    He married Mary Etta Sapp on June 6, 1953. She survives.

  • Raymond Cook, 82

    Raymond Cook, 82, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Saturday, June 2, 2012, of congestive heart failure at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, Ky.

    Survivors include five children, Billy Cook, Beverly Fischbach and Barbara Hudson of Campbellsville and Becky Smock and Belinda Pennington of Texas; eight grandchildren and five-great grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Cook.

    The family chose cremation. The family is planning a memorial service for July.

  • Elizabeth Money Coakley, 96

     

    Elizabeth Money Coakley, 96, of Campbellsville, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Louisville, Ky.

    The daughter of the late James Robert Money and Louettie Miller Money, she was born in Green County, Ky., on July 11, 1915.

    She professed faith in Christ and was a faithful and active member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church for more than 80 years. She was the last surviving member of the Taylor County High School Class of 1934. She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.

  • Harlan 'Buster' Sparks, 84

     

    Harlan "Buster" Sparks, 84, of Campbellsville, died at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Campbellsville.

    Son of the late W. B. Sparks and Onie C. Hayes Sparks, he was born in Adair County, Ky., on Feb. 19, 1928.

    He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Christian Church. He was a 50-year member of the Pitman Masonic Lodge No. 124 F & A M. He was retired from Kentucky Utilities.

    He married Grace Bailey on Nov. 24, 1949. She survives.

  • Dr. Lenwood "Len" Shirrell, 87

    Dr. Lenwood "Len" Shirrell, 87, of Frankfort, Ky., originally of Green County, Ky., died Friday, June 8, 2012, at his home.

    He was the son of the late Lysle Shirrell and Pernie Shirrell.

    Funeral was Monday, June 11, at First Christian Church in Frankfort. Lecompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home in Frankfort was in charge of funeral arrangements.

    A graveside service was Tuesday, June 12, at Bethlehem Cemetery in Greensburg, Ky., with military honors. Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg was in charge of local arrangements.

  • Bro. Raymond "Greasy" Simpson, 60

    Bro. Raymond "Greasy" Simpson, 60, of Greensburg, Ky., died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at University of Louisville Hospital.

    He was the son of Lewis "Bill" Simpson of Greensburg and the late Mary Francis Bryant Simpson.

    He was married to Ramona Lobb on Oct. 10, 1992. She survives.

    Funeral was Saturday, June 9, at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg. Bro. Wayne Mesker officiated. Burial was in the Judd Cemetery.

  • Mary Suzanne Hancock, 68

    Mary Suzanne Hancock, 68, of Greensburg, Ky. died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

    She was married to Glen Dee Hancock on June 21, 1960. He survives.

    Funeral was Monday, June 11, at Greensburg United Methodist Church. Bro. Dale Curry officiated. Burial was in Summershade Cemetery.

  • Freddy Wayne Estes, 77

    Freddy Wayne Estes, 77, of Louisville, Ky., originally of Green County, Ky., died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.

    Funeral was Saturday, June 9, at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg. Bro. Bobby Estes officiated. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery.