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Obituaries

  • Katherine Hundley

    Katherine Louise Cobb Hundley, 91, of Owenton, passed away Nov. 8, 2009, at Owenton Manor.

    Born Nov. 3, 1918, in Owen County, she was the daughter of the late Newt and Artie Brumback Cobb and the widow of Noble Nash Hundley. She was also preceded in death by seven siblings.

    Katherine was a beautician in Owenton for over 50 years. She was a member of Owenton First Baptist Church, Owen County Woman’s Club and Owenton Homemakers.

  • Donald Dunavent

    Donald Dunavent, 78, of Barbourville, formerly of Owenton, died Nov. 2, 2009, at Knox County Hospital.

    Born Sept. 5, 1931, to the late Clarence and Mae Nissius Dunavent, he was a veteran in the United States Air Force and was of the Protestant faith. Donald enjoyed cooking, hunting, gardening, working with his hands and family time.

    In addition to his parents, eight siblings preceded him in death.

  • Johnny Noel Lillard

    Johnny Noel Lillard, 47, of Carrollton, died Nov. 1, 2009, at Carroll County Hospital.

    Born June 6, 1962, in Covington, Johnny was a long-haul truck driver.

    He is survived by his parents, Daniel Lillard of Sparta and Mary K. Sutherland of Carrollton; his wife, Kristine L. Lillard; four daughters, Danielle Meredith of Texas, Nikea Lillard, Samantha Lillard of Carrollton, and MaKayla Lillard of Carrollton; a brother Michael Lillard of Kirkland, Wash.; and two grandchildren.

  • Lenora Mullins

    Lenora Mullins, 93, of Corinth, died Nov. 7, 2009, at her daughter’s residence in Corinth.

    She was a former electronic technician for NASA and a former defense worker during World War II. She was an avid quilter and gardener. She was preceded in death by three infant sons.

    She is survived by two daughters, Norma York and Margie York, both of Corinth; a sister, Beulah Mullins Parks of Jackson, Ohio; a brother, Arnold Mullins of Jenkins; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

  • Bennie Wright

    Bennie Wright, 75, of Dry Ridge, died Oct. 17, 2009, at Hospice of St. Elizabeth Health Care in Edgewood.

    He was a self-employed recycler and member of Verona First Full Gospel Church.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Jones and Clarence William Wright.

  • Lester Manley

    Lester Eugene “Gene” Manley, 70, passed away Oct. 21, 2009, at Carroll County Hospital in Carrollton. Born July 1939, he was the son of the late Rollie and Hazel Cummins Manley. He was also preceded in death by a son, Doug Manley; a daughter, Debbie Tolbert; a granddaughter, Tasha Tolbert; and a brother, William Robert Manley.

    Gene worked as a meat cutter and manager for many years.

  • Clarence Thompson

    Clarence C. “Bossy” Thompson, 88, passed away at his home, peacefully in his sleep Oct. 24, 2009.

    He was born April 2, 1921, in Owen County.

    “Bossy” was the son of the late James P. and Mahala Thompson. He graduated from New Liberty High School and married his high school sweetheart, Mary Dell Bond,  Jan. 24, 1940, and moved to Louisville in 1941. He retired from Naval Ordnance after 31 years of service.

    Mary Dell and Bossy have been faithful members of Crescent Hill Baptist Church for 66 years, and he was a lifetime trustee.

  • Patricia F. Marksberry

    Patricia F. Marksberry, 52, of Warsaw, died Oct. 21, 2009, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

    Born March 4, 1957, in Ft. Thomas, she was the daughter of the late William James Kinman and Ann Kathrin Stamper. She was a housewife.

    She is survived by her husband, Robert Wayne Marksberry; her son, Roger Beach of Verona; her daughter, Amanda Stewart of Warsaw; a sister, Barbara Roberts, of New Liberty; and six grandchildren.

    Graveside services were held Oct. 23, 2009, at Warsaw Cemetery with Denny French officiating.

  • Dean Stone

    Dean Stone, 45, formerly of Shelbyville, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 19, 2009, at his home in Frankfort.

    A native of Shelbyville, he was the son of Gloria Cochran and the late Ronald Odale Reed. He was a certified nursing assistant and had worked for Shelby Manor for many years prior to the closing of that facility. In his leisure time, he enjoyed cooking.

    In addition to his father, one brother, James Albert Stone, preceded him in death.

  • Nellie Dolores Wolfe Gibbons

    Nellie Dolores Wolfe Gibbons, 62, of Demossville, died Oct. 22, 2009, at Grant Manor Nursing Home. 

    She was a records clerk for Cincinnati Bell and enjoyed reading and the outdoors.

    A member of Wilmington Baptist Church in Demossville, she was also a former custodian for Whites Tower Elementary and Kenton County Schools.