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Obituaries

  • Ann Dawson Gaines

    Ann Dawson Gaines, 82, of Madison, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, Ind.
    Ann entered this life on Dec. 12, 1929, in Owenton. She was the loving daughter of the late Marvin and Frances Hancock Dawson. She was raised in Owen County and graduated in 1948 from Owenton High School.

  • Robert Ford Kemper

    Robert Ford “R. F.” Kemper, Jr., 91, of Versailles and formerly of Owen County, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Lexington.
    Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Kemper of Versailles, Carla Johnson (Steve) of Frankfort and Robbie Baldwin (Tony Rice) of Versailles.
    The family will receive friends Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, from 5 to 7 p.m.,  at the Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home in Versailles.

  • Ward Smith

    Ward Marston Smith, 95, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the Owenton Manor.
    She is survived by a son, John (Debbie) Smith.
    The family received friends at the Seminary Street location of McDonald & New Funeral Homes on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012,  from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Burial was in the Monterey Cemetery.

     

  • Gabriell Nicole Perry

    Gabriell Nicole Perry, 2, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
    She is survived by her mother, Katherine Irene Perry; her big sister Jayden McKenzie Bevis; and her big brother, Dakota Seth Bevis.
    The family received friends at the Main Street location of McDonald & New Funeral Homes on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, from noon until the time of the service at 2 p.m.
    Burial was in the Mount Hebron Cemetery.
     

  • “C.B.” Marston

    “C.B.” Marston, 93, of Owenton passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at his residence.

  • Roy Hicks

    Roy Hicks, 84, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at his home.
    He is survived by his wife, Shirley McBee Hicks; two sons, Roy Earnest Hicks and James Ray Hearn; and one daughter, Belinda Kathy Beach.
    The funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Garnett-New-McDonald Funeral Home in Warsaw.
     

  • Willard Fitzgerald

    Willard Fitzgerald, 80, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
    He was born in Owen County to the late Hillary and Lelola Chapman Fitzgerald.
    He was the husband of the late Ella Mae Fitzgerald,
    Survivors include his sons, Mark Fitzgerald of Frankfort, Mike Fitzgerald of Shelbyville, Mitchell Fitzgerald of Berea, Marshall Fitzgerald of Frankfort and Martin Fitzgerald of Lawrenceburg.
    The funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the Clark Legacy Center on Versailles Road in Frankfort. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
     

  • William “Bill" Cammack

    William B. “Bill” Cammack, of Lexington, passed away Oct. 19, 2012, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas, from complications following surgery for cancer of the esophagus.  
    Born April 7, 1937 in Owenton, he was the son of William L. and Sue Bainbridge Cammack.  
    A graduate of Owen County High School, he earned a bachelor of arts degree graduating cum laude from Transylvania University, and a master of arts degree in economics from the University of Kentucky. 

  • Zula B. Smith

    Zula B. Smith, 100, passed away Sunday Oct. 14, 2012
    Survivors include her two sons, Eugene and wife Dorothy Smith and Freeman and wife Tilda Smith.
    The family will receive friends Thursday Oct. 18, 2012,  at 11 a.m. with the funeral services  at 2 p.m. at the Main Street location of McDonald & New Funeral Homes. Burial will follow in Owenton Cemetery.

  • Justin Lee Renfro

    Justin Lee Renfro, 24, of Owenton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, from injuries sustained in an auto accident.
    Surviving are his parents, Darwin “Red” Renfro and Nita Hammond Renfro; and his children, Adriana Lee and Hayden Allen Renfro.
    The funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Main Street location of the McDonald & New Funeral Homes.