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Obituaries

  • Franklin D. Jordan Sr.

    Franklin D. Jordan Sr., 62, of Wheatley, died Sept. 5, 2009, in Carroll County.

    Born May 13, 1947, in Louisville to Mary K. Stewart Jordan and the late Orval F. Jordan, he was a retired minister and member of New Liberty Baptist Church.

    He is survived by his mother; two sons, Franklin D. Jordan Jr. and Joshua E. Jordan, both of Louisville; a daughter, Kimberly Nictora of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and six grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held Sept. 10, 2009, with the Rev. Emory Eldridge officiating.

    Burial was in Port Royal Cemetery.

  • Guy J. LeBeau

    Guy J. LeBeau, 76, of Bettendorf, Iowa, formerly of Kentucky, died Sept. 5, 2009, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.

    Guy was born Sept. 4, 1933, in Montreal, Canada, the son of George and Yvonne Girouard LeBeau. He married Helen Gwin on Nov. 20, 1976.

    Guy retired from Sprague Meter after 30 years of service, in 1996. He transferred to Owenton in 1979 and moved back to Iowa in 2008.

  • Roberta Ball

    Roberta Selby Ball, 97, of Wheatley, passed away Aug. 28, 2009, at Green Valley Health and Rehab Center in Carrollton.

    Born Sept. 12, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Gertrude Selby. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Robert Henry Ball; three sisters, Ruth, Dorothy, and Helen; a twin brother, Bob; two nieces; and one nephew.

  • Orville J. Lilly

    Orville J. Lilly, 101, passed away Aug. 25, 2009, in Lexington.

    He was born in Owen County, the son of the late Jesse and Ann Duvall Lilly. He was a farmer and member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church. His wife, Mable Frances Smith Lilly, preceded him in death along with three sons, Orville “Jitter,” Jesse T., and Ray Thomas Lilly; one great-great-grandson, Zackery Lilly; three sisters, Hallie Walls, Mable Roberts, and Bertha Lilly; and three brothers, Herbert, Mace, and James Lilly.

  • Jackie Thomas Burke

    Jackie Thomas “Tom” Burke, 55, of Owenton, passed away Aug. 27, 2009, at his home following an extended illness.

    Born May 11, 1954, in Owen County, he was the son of the late William Porter Burke and Jennie D. Hudgins Windings. He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Shelby Carol Hudnall; and his brother, Bobby Burke.

    Tom was retired from Bendix.

  • Nella Perkins

    Nella Edna Perkins, 87, passed away Aug. 23, 2009, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    Born Feb. 21, 1922, in Harlan County, she was the daughter of the late Austin and Bertha Clem Chasteen and was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. Nella was a homemaker and a member of Church of God.

    She is survived by three daughters, Evelyn Sue Taylor, Edith Gaskins, and Rita Katherine Perkins of Owenton; one brother, Bobby Chasteen of Harlan County; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

  • Nella Edna Perkins

    Nella Edna Perkins, 87, passed away Aug. 23, 2009, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. 

    Born Feb. 21, 1922, in Harlan County, she was the daughter of the late Austin and Bertha Clem Chasteen and was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. Nella was a homemaker and a member of Church of God.

  • Judy Carol Hearne Osborne

    Judy Carol Hearne Osborne, 64, of Owenton, died Aug. 19, 2009, in Frankfort.

    She was born in Henry County, the daughter of the late W.C. and Maranda Smith Hearne. Judy was most recently employed at Saveway Supermarket. Prior to that she worked at Dairy Queen; Druthers; and the state of Kentucky for 10 years. She was a member of the Owenton Methodist Church.

  • Pauline Jones Clements

    Pauline Jones Clements, 78, of Shelbyville, died Aug. 21, 2009, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

  • Charles Osborne Sr.

    Charles Osborne Sr., 86, of Worthville, died Aug. 19, 2009, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison, Ind.

    Born Aug. 8, 1923, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late Earl James and Margaret Ellen Ennis Osborne. He was preceded in death by a son, Danny Osborne; and five brothers, Jess, Earl, Jr., Eugene, and Harold Osborne.  Charles was a farmer and a member of Stonewall Baptist Church.