April 4, 2013
Thomas Wayne Downey, 64, of Moreland, died Tuesday, March 26. Born March 12, 1949, Thomas was a son of Patricia Foryste Rich Downey of Moreland and the late Thomas Alvin Downey. He was a member of Moreland Christian Church. Other survivors include a brother, Danny (Jane) Downey of Moreland; a sister, Patricia Downey of Moreland; and cousins, uncles and aunts, including a special aunt, “Aunt Ree” Downey. Memorial services were April 1 at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Rev. David Smith officiating.
May 30, 2012
Asbury University's cross-county program scored two major recruits this past month with the signing of West Jessamine's state-championship runners Todd Yoder and David Smith. Smith Smith placed 74th at state with a time of 18:32.41. “I started running a couple years ago and loved it because it's such a great way to get out and anyone can do it and really improve,” Smith said. “It was really exciting when I found out I could do it at Asbury and get a decent scholarship for it.” For Smith his college choice came down to Asbury and the University of Kentucky.
November 4, 2009
Bettina Harrison Canfield, 94, died at the Nicholasville home of daughter Fredrica "Rickey" Canfield Smith, and Richard Smith, on Oct. 22, 2009. A registered nurse and wife of the late Arthur Josiah Canfield. She was predeceased by daughters, Charlotte Canfield and Bettina Nardella, and grandson, Nelson Preston. She is survived by grandchildren: Wendy Canfield Yemm of Stratford, Conn., Andrew Smith of Marlton, N.J., David Smith of Cincinnati, Marshall Mintz, of New York City and Sunday Pace of Chimacook, Wash.
July 22, 2009
Edna Campbell Cole, 100, died in Naples, Fla., on July 21, 2009, where she had been a resident since 1997. She was born in Louisville and graduated from Atherton High School in 1926, attended the University of Louisville, and trained as a medical technician at the old Norton Infirmary. For many years she resided with her family in Nicholasville and was an active and giving member of the community and one of the founding members of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward C. Campbell and Emma Jones Campbell of Louisville, her sister, Elizabeth Jones Rinehart of Westhampton, Mass.
April 21, 2009
Scott Lockard, right, vice-president of the Kentucky Public Health Association, presents the Kentucky Public Health Association Group Award to the Clark County Activity Coalition for their work establishing the Winchester Traveling Trail to improve the health of Clark Countians. Members of the coalition are, from left, Sherry and Cliff Cantrell, Cara O'Neill, David Smith, Dr. Larry Ertel, David Dean, Dr. Brian Andreas, Neil Oliver, Eric Hunter, Gina Lang and Kristian Wagner. The award was presented during the American Heart Association Heart Walk at the trail Saturday.
August 24, 2008
Railroad Days 5K Junction City Railroad Days 5KJunction City Saturday 1. Daniel Morgan, 24, 16:17. 2. David Latimer, 32, 17:17. 3. David Anderson, 43, 18:04. 4. Caitlin Shannon, 24, 18:05. 5. Nathaniel Hopkins, 31, 18:17. 6. Blake Hendricks, 16, 18:25. 7. Willliam Beckerson, 17, 18:48. 8. Bill Rayens, 51, 19:01. 9. David Thompson, 43, 19:03. 10. Austin Shoemaker, 14, 19:19. 11. Eric Evans, 15, 19:26. 12. Matthew Overing, 16, 19:30.
June 12, 2008
Ruby McWhorter Sanders, 94, formerly of Liberty, died Saturday, June 7 in Bowling Green. A native of Casey County, she was born Jan. 12, 1914 to the late Owsley and Pearla Reid McWhorter. She was a homemaker and a Methodist. She was also preceded in death by a son, Harold Glenn Sanders. Survivors include two daughters, Donna Hazel of Bowling Green and Gloria Jean Sanders of Munfordville; five grandchildren, Leslie and Luke Hazel, Rebecca Moss, Brent Egbert and Mark Sanders; and five great grandchildren, Jason and Kelan Sanders, Kristen Egbert, Owen Hazle, and Brielle Gevedon.
May 15, 2008
Eva Irene Shoopman Smith, 77, of Hustonville, died Wednesday, May 7. A native of Casey County, she was born Oct. 10, 1930 to the late George Sherman and Dansel Cochran Shoopman. Survivors include her husband, Bobbie Smith of Hustonville; two sons, Bobbie Gene (Dianna) Smith of Stanford and James Paul (Glenda) Smith of Hustonville; one daughter, Carolyn (Danny) Exline of Jackson, Ohio; one brother, Walter "Shorty" Shoopman of Lancaster; two sisters, Wavie Snow of Hustonville and Deltha Turpin of Liberty; five grandchildren, Amanda Smith, Becky Alford, Marty Exline, Heather Michaels and Megan Phillips; and three great grandchildren, Whitney Alford and Katie and Ryan Exline.
December 15, 2005
Shirley June Floyd Young, 76, of Kings Mill Road, Danville, died Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the Danville Center for Health and Rehabilitation. A native of Detroit, MI., she was born April 13, 1929 to the late Russell Floyd and Mayme Young Silver. She was a retired juvenile officer for Lincoln/Jessamine and Garrard counties, a foster parent, a member of the Moreland Christian Church, and the widow of Robert Earl Young. Survivors include two sons, Floyd Young of Danville and Russell (Jean)
November 10, 2005
James Franklin Sowder, 67, of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Danville. A native of Rockcastle Co., he was born June 2, 1938 to the late Eddie Franklin and Laura Alice Sowder. He was a retired farmer. He was also preceded in death by a son, James Randall Sowder. Survivors include three sons, Rick and Kenny Sowder both of Crab Orchard and Mike Sowder of Versailles; one daughter, Sandy Smith of Danville; one brother, Edward Sowder, Jr., of Brodhead; four sisters, Francis Humphress of Alexandria, Hazel Smith of Depauw, IN., Helen Lunsford of Cincinnati, OH., and Faye Gullett of Shepherdsville; four brothers, Ronnie Sowder of Shelbyville, David Sowder of Mt. Vernon, Mark Sowder of Crab Orchard, and Chris Sowder of Brodhead; 17 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.