Washington County Obits

 

 

AILEEN CLOYD

     Aileen Bailey Cloyd, age 85, of Cloyd Lane, Willisburg, passed away at 2:10 p.m., Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Harrodsburg Health Care Center.

     A native of Anderson County, she was born on May 21, 1933 to the late Ed and Ruby Marie Durr Bailey.

     She was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church and a homemaker.

     Preceding her in death was her husband, William Olson Cloyd on November 28, 1992 and two sisters, Frances Cox and Emma Dee West.

     Survivors include a: son, Billy Cloyd (Judy) of Mackville; two daughters, Janice Boblitt (Terry) of Willisburg and Anna Marie Matherly (Clyde) of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren, Amy Thompson (Tracey), Meredith Carney (Russ), William Terry Bobblitt (Abigail), Carl Thomas Dennis, Lyndsey Dotson (Kris) and Cody Sallee; eight great-grandchildren and one sister, Joyce Johnson (Wendell) of Harrodsburg.

     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, December 16, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. J.W. Hatfield, pastor of the Willisburg Baptist Church, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

     Serving as pallbearers will be Tracey Thompson, Russ Carney, William Terry Boblitt, Carl Thomas Dennis, Cody Sallee and Blake Thompson.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

THOMAS COULTER

     Thomas Leon “Tommy” Coulter, age 49, of the Texas Community of Washington County, passed away at 12:45 a.m., Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

     He was born on March 31, 1969 in Lebanon, Kentucky.

     He was an employee of John Russell Contracting, a farmer and served as a Washington County Deputy Jailer.

     Preceding him in death was his maternal grandfather, Tom Hays and his paternal grandparents, Harold G. and Irma Kays Coulter.

     Survivors include: his wife, Julie Curtsinger Coulter; a son, Derek Coulter and his wife, Lauran; a daughter, Chelsea Coulter; his parents, Marvin and Margaret Rose Hays Coulter; a sister, Gwen Coulter; a niece, Michelle Gribbins; a great niece, Allyson Yaste; two great nephews, Walker and Kyler Gribbins and his maternal grandmother, Ruth Arnold Hays all of Springfield.

     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 15, at the Bethlehem Baptist Church with Bro. John Russell and Bro. Kyle Yankey, officiating.

     Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jim Milburn, Shane Burgin, Joe Mudd, Jamie Terrell, John Boy Russell, Timmy Curtsinger, Joe Michael Carpenter and Bill Coulter.

     Serving as casket bearers will be John Russell, Charlie Curtsinger, Travis Yaste, Jerry Pinkston, Steve Hardin, Warren Purdom and Jimmy Arnold.

     Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Saturday morning at the church.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

CATHERINE RAILEY

     Catherine “Cathy” Wright Railey, age 69, of Louisville, formerly of Springfield, passed away at 9:15 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018 at her home.

     She was born on March 25, 1949 in Lebanon, KY to the late James H. “Mose” and Catherine Linton Wright.

     She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and a homemaker.

     Preceding her in death was a son, Aaron Terrell Loving; a great granddaughter, Raelin Mireya Esther Johnson and a brother, James R. “Spleen” Wright.

     Survivors include a son, William Allen Railey (Malinda) of Springfield; three daughters, Lori Ann Railey Epps (John) of Lexington; Joeanne Railey (Tony) of Springfield and Lisa Michelle Railey Brown (Reggie) of Louisville; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; a brother, Joseph “Jodie” Wright of Louisville and three sisters, Robbie Young of Louisville, Cecelia Hickman (Tootie) of Bardstown and Deloise Logan (Charles Richard) of Springfield.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 14, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Rev. Kevin McGrath, officiating.

     Burial will be in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

     Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Rusty Wright, Chris Essex, Cecil Railey and George Coleman.

     Casket bearers will be Reginald Brown, Tony Allen Railey, Morgan Churchill, Tyler Loving, Stephen Railey and Jatavian Churchill.

     Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday evening.

     Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

MARY FRENCH

Mary Ellen Wheatley French, age 79, of Pleasure Ridge Park, Louisville, died at 3:35 am Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at her residence.

Born March 11, 1939, in Washington County, she was preceded in death by her parents, James Edward “Dagwood” Wheatley and Dorothy Cecilia Clements Wheatley, a sister, Sara Ann Eakle and a brother, Marion Wheatley.

She was retired from Bremmer Biscuit Co. in Louisville and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Louisville.

She is survived by: two sons, Jimbo and Larry Osborne, both of Louisville; three daughters, Dorothy Marie (Steven) Klepadlo of Palmyra, Indiana, Laurie (John) Cecil of Louisville and Jane (Mike) Orm of Taylorsville; seven brothers, Benny, Frank, Tom (Kay), Mike (Katie), Herman (Debbie) and Richard "Dick" Wheatley all of Springfield and Mark (Patty) Wheatley of New Hope, three sisters, Dorothy Mae (Martin) Osborne of Mt. Washington, Laurita Wheatley of Louisville and Susie (Joe B.) Yates of Springfield; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St. Rose Catholic Church in Springfield with burial in St. Rose Cemetery.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements and where friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday and again from 7 a.m. till 9:45 a.m. on Friday.

(SS Wed Dec 12, 2018)

 

GREGORY MALDONADO

     Gregory Ramos Maldonado, age 63, of Claybrook Lane, Springfield, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at his home.

     He was born in Tareton Michoacan, Mexico on March 12, 1955.

     He was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church and a horseman and a former employee of Kalarama Farm of Springfield.

     Preceding him in death was his father, David Maldonado and a brother, Lupe Maldonado.

     Survivors include one son, Lee Maldonado of Springfield; two daughters, Grace Spalding (Stacey) of Lebanon and Sonia Kitzero of Glasgow; six grandchildren; his mother, Carmen Ramos Maldonado of Mexico; a brother, Antonio Maldonado of Lexington; eight sisters, Ofelia Maldonado, Eva Maldonado, Irene Maldonado, Rosaelia Maldonado and Emma Maldonado all of Mexico, Gina Maldonado of Ohio, Josefina Maldonado of Georgia and Bernarda Maldonado of California and the extended Aguilar family of Versailles.

     Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 7, at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott, officiating.

Burial was in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.Serving as pallbearers were LeeMalconzco, Hippi Aguilar, Rosendendo Aguilar, Balbino Aguiar and Pelon Maldonado.

A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

     Cary & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

(SS Wed Dec 12, 2018)

 

SHIRLEY MONTGOMERY

Shirley Ann Weakley Montgomery 64, passed on at her home in Springfield, Kentucky, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2028.

She was a 1972 graduate of Washington County High School and attended St. Catharine College. Shirley an her family lived in Owensboro, Lexington and then Louisville for over 30 years.

Shirley was preceded in death by her mother Pauline Weakley, her grandmother Mary and beloved grandfather Rufus Weakly.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Sammy Montgomery, a Son, Sam Montgomery Jr. and his wife Carrie.

Her grandchildren, Madison and Jacob Montgomery and McKenzie and Mattie Fabian, will remember her dearly.

Survivors also include a sister, Debbye Scott and husband Randy; a brother, Billy Ray Holderman and wife Bethany; a brother-in-law Vince Montgomery and wife Debbie and mother-in-law Olivia Montgomery.

Shirley was a loving wife, Moher, grandmother, sister, daughter-in-law and niece. She was he most selfless caregiver, thinking of and helping relatives in pain while ignoring her own. Shirley had a soft heart for all living thing, especially her little dog and cat she spoiled daily in later life. She enjoyed attending auctions and refused to pass up a yard sale If an older couple was having a yard sale Shirley made sure she found something to buy. She loved flowers and took special interest in taking the weakest flower and bringing it along to its full glory.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec 15, 2018, t Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home with Bro. Tobe Yankee officiating. Burial will be in St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 till 7 p.m. Friday and again Saturday morning until time of service at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home.

Contributions are suggested to Hosparus of Green River.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

(SS Wed Dec 12, 2018)

 

NORA SMITH

Nora Frances Smith age 88 of Bardstown Rd., Springfield, died at 4:45 am Saturday December 8, 2018 at her residence.

Born July 14, 1930, in Washington County, she was preceded in death by parents, John I “Jack Smith in 1939, and Piety Smith in 1991; two brothers, Richard Kent Smith, May 31, 1990, an Jackie Smith, Nov. 23, 1941; two sisters, Betsy Campbell, Sept. 5, 1994, and Patsy Salr, June 26, 2005, and four brothers-in-law, Earl Campbell, Dickie and James Abell and Grove Salyer.

She was a graduate of St. Catharine Academy and attended St. Catharine College, wa a bookkeeper at Haydon Coal & Oil Co. for 57 years and was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church.

Nora was devout in her catholic faith and served as a caring matriarch to all of her nieces an nephews.

She is survived by three sisters, Josephine and Kathleen Abell, both of Springfield and Sister Jane Smith, OCSO of Wrentham, Massachusetts; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral mass was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 11, at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott officiating. Burial in St. Rose Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Davis Donnelly, Nathan Curtsinger, Trae, Luke, Noah an Isaac Abll.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

 (SS Wed Dec 12, 2018)

 

LARRY FENTON

John Lawrence “Larry” Fenton, 68 of Smith Lane, Springfield, passed away at 11;42 p.m., Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Aug 7, 1950, in Baltimore, Maryland to the late John Louis and Alice Marie Ryan Fenton.

Preceding him in death was his father-in-law Robert W. Smith.

He was an electrical and heating and air conditioning technician in this area for many years.

Surviving is his wife, Janice Smith Fenton; a son, Robert Ryan Fenton and his wife Melanie of Cynthiana;  granddaughter, Allyson Marie Fenton and a brother, Robert Lois Fenton of Bowie, Marylanl. Also surviving is his mother-in-law, Mary Margie Smith of Spingiel; sven brothers and sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Hughes, minister of Cynthiana Church of Christ, officiating.

      Cremation followed the funeral services

      Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Dec 12, 2018)