• Mary E. Keefe

    Mary E. Keefe, 78, of Louisville and native of Owen County, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Louisville.
    Survivors include her daughters, Kathy Thacker (Mike), Mary Ann Ridge (Matt), and Cindy Spencer; and a son, Joseph Warren Keefe, Jr.
    The funeral services were held Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Ratterman’s Funeral Home, St. Matthews. Burial was in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Radcliff.

  • Evelyn Riley Brock

    Evelyn Riley Brock, 96, passed away on June 27, 2012, at her residence in Wheatley, surrounded by her family.
    Evelyn was born Sept. 26, 1915 in Owen County to Robert Bryon and Emma A. Riley.
    She is preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, H.T., S.B. and R.V. Riley; four sisters, Aileen Lanter, Thelma Rieper, Emily Riley and Bernice Riley; and her husband, Oren Bradford Brock.
    Evelyn and Bradford moved to DeLand, Fla., her mother’s hometown, in 1940 where she raised a family of four.

  • Lenvil J. Wainscott

    Lenvill J. Wainscott, 75, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence near Pleasant, Ind.
    Survivors include his wife, Carolyn S. Wainscott, Pleasant, Ind.; two sons, Richard “Rick” Wainscott, Moorefield, Ind. and Lenvill Jeff Wainscott, Jr., Harrison, Ohio ; and three daughters, Kimberly Ann Moore, Kings Mills, Ohio, Donna J. Wainscott, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Melinda K. Tackett, Loveland, Ohio.

  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith, 44, of Owenton passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at his home.
    He was the son of Paul Smith and the late Ima Jean Rogers Smith.  He was the husband of Jennifer Smith of Corinth.  
    Adam is also survived by three sons, Shawn Adam Smith of Corinth, Justin Leigh Smith of Greenup and Cory Alexander Smith of Owenton; and one daughter, Selena Rose Smith of Corinth.
    The funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the McDonald and New Funeral Home on Main Street. Burial was in the Smith Family Cemetery.

  • Emerson Allen Lewis

    Emerson Allen Lewis, 69, a resident of Owen County passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012  at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Grant County.
    Emerson is the son of Edith Stewart Lewis, surviving, and the late Jessie Lewis.
    He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ruth Ann Lewis; his daughter, Edie Lewis Groover and husband Phil Groover; stepsons, Brian and Rodney Black; daughters-in-law, Susan Trish and Erin Black; grandchildren, Carter, Mckenzie, Rachel and Adam; three sisters, Wanda Dunavent, Sandy Olds and Charlotte Hardin; and countless family and friends.

  • Jack Gayle

    Jack Gayle, Jr., 95, of Valdosta, Ga., passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Heritage Healthcare.  
    Born in New Liberty, a town the Gayle family founded in the 1800s, on Jan. 2, 1917.  He was the son of the late Jack  Sr., and Mallie Kate Peggs Gayle.  

  • Ruby Evon Combs Carmack

    Ruby Evon Combs Carmack, 54 of Owenton, passed away Friday, June 23, 2012, at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.  
    She was the daughter of the late Hershel “Dub” and Christine Beckham Combs.
    She is survived by her husband, Bobby Carmack of Owenton; four sons; Joe D. Carmack of Owenton, Donnie Ray Carmack of Owenton, Gary Lee Carmack of Glencoe, and William Christopher Carmack of Crittenden; and one daughter; Jo Ann Michelle House of Owenton.  

  • Roy Lee Burford

    Roy Lee Burford, 87, of Owenton passed away June 22, 2012, at the Owenton Manor.
    He was the son of the late Bryon and Ethel Kenney Burford. He was the husband of the late Mildred Wainscott Burford.
    Survivors include two sons James Kenney Burford of Williamstown and Danny Burford of Owenton; and one daughter; Linda Acree of Owenton.
    The funeral services were held Monday, June 25, 2012, at the McDonald and New Funeral Home on Seminary Street. Burial was in the Owenton Cemetery.

  • Travis Dean Breisacher

    Travis Dean Breisacher, 48, of Glencoe, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.
    He was the son of the late Harry Breisdacher and Brenda Joslin Breisacher of Owenton. He was the husband of Jessica Breisacher. Travis was a former machinist and a 1982 graduate of Gallatin County High School.

  • Margie Faye Brown Whalen

    Margie Faye Brown Whalen, 79, of Warsaw, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012, at the Swiss Villa Nursing Home.
    She is survived by three sons, Eddiie Webster of Covington, Gary Allen Brown, of Groveland, Fla., and Omer Wayne Brown of Aurora, Ind. and one daughter, Vicki Watkins of Warsaw.
    Graveside services were held Monday, June 18, 2012, at the Paint Lick Church Cemetery.