December 4, 2008
Annette Bell, 42, of Waynesburg, died Saturday, Nov. 29 at her residence. A native of Casey County, she was born Sunday, Aug. 28, 1966 to Dallas and Jean Durham Hatter of Waynesburg. She was a member of Parlor Grove Baptist Church and worked as an LPN for 13 years at Fort Logan Hospital. Other survivors include a brother, Danny (Angie) Hatter of Danville; niece, Kelly Rene' Hatter of Danville; and a nephew, Clinton Hatter of Danville. Funeral services were Dec. 2 at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home with Bros.
February 28, 2013
Donna Moore-Young, 43, of Science Hill, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Born Aug. 22, 1969, in Somerset, Donna was the daughter of George and Mereda Burkett Moore of Science Hill. She was a LPN for Neighborhood Nursing and Rehab. Other survivors include her husband, Leon M. Young of Science Hill; two sons, Jeffrey Tyrese Garrett and Jacob Devonte Moore of Science Hill; step son, Damyan Michael Young of Danville; and mother-in-law, Ella M. Young of Science Hill.
February 28, 2013
Isabel Oaks Carter, 87, of Pine Grove Road, Stanford, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Born Sunday, Aug. 2, 1925, in Lincoln County, Isabel was a daughter of the late Cloyd Thomas Oaks, Sr. and Isabel Pence Oaks. She graduated from the Danville School of Nursing and worked as an LPN for Dr. Julian Wright and at the Kentucky State Hospital. Isabel attended Pine Grove Church of Christ and served as a 4-H leader for many years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and reading.
September 10, 2008
B.J. Wilson, 59, died on Sunday, Sept. 7 in Okmulgee, Okla. She was born in Lexington on Aug. 26, 1949 to Claude and Edith Abney. B.J. was a member of the honorary Phi Theta Kappa fraternity for academic excellence during college studies. In 1977 she was inducted into the Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonels in recognition for her outstanding community and career achievements. She enlisted in the Navy in 1980 and served as a Data Systems Technician. During her service she was awarded the Good Conduct medal.
May 30, 2012
Nancy “Ruby” Frances Richardson Wilbert, 84, widow of Leo P. Wilbert, passed away at 7:41 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at her home. A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Rhoda Hamilton Richardson. Ruby was a retired LPN and a Nazarene. Survivors include two daughters, Teresa (Angel) Reynosa and Shirley (Terry) Welch; two sons, Glen Rogers and Jackie (Debbie) Stamper; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Carol Bates; two brothers, Joe and Paul E. Richardson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
October 25, 2007
Nancy King McQuerry, 73, of Estes Drive, Lancaster, died Wednesday Oct. 17 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. A native of Paint Lick, she was born May 16, 1934 to the late George "Jack" and Virginia Hammack Martin King. She was a retired LPN having worked four years at Fort Logan Hospital and over 22 years at Garrard County Memorial Hospital, was an active member of Good Hope Baptist Church where she served as Sunday school treasurer, and was a Kentucky Colonel. She was also preceded in death by a son, James Payton McQuerry.
November 25, 2008
Ruth Elaine Folger Hornsby, 69 , widow of William Kelly Hornsby , of Lexington, died Sat. Nov. 22. She was a retired LPN having graduated from Appalachian School of Nursing, she worked at Central Baptist and St. Joseph Hospitals and Mayfair Manor. A native of Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Eugene M. and Ola Doolin Folger. She was a member of Crosswoods Baptist Church. Surviving are her twin children, William Dale Hornsby, Casselberry, Florida, and Teresa Gale and husband George W. Wilson, Nicholasville, a sister, Gladys D. Hill, Melbourne, Fla., two grandchildren, William Kyle and Kari Elaine Hornsby and two God-children, Brooke and Brian Shewmaker, Louisville.
September 29, 2008
Fifty years ago, Elvis Presley joined the Army, the Hula Hoop hit the scene and Sweet 'n Low was introduced as an artificial sweetener. That same year, Harrodsburg resident Betty Brinkley began work as a staff nurse at what was then Ephraim McDowell Memorial Hospital. The hospital's name has since changed to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, but there's one thing that hasn't changed. Brinkley still is working at the place that has been a second home to her for 50 years.
December 18, 2006
Louanna Arnett had been looking forward to retirement when a family tragedy suddenly altered her plans. Instead of spending her golden years doting on her two young granddaughters, she became their mother. Instead of living out her life in her beloved Eastern Kentucky mountains, she has been trying to mold the lives of two young girls in a city a 2 1/2-hour car drive and a different culture away. Arnett made these major changes in her life because of a request made by her daughter at the end of hers.
November 2, 2004
Clark named oncology nurse manager for McDowell's Cancer Care Center DeLanna Clark has been named oncology nurse manager of the Cancer Care Center at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Clark is a registered nurse who has worked at the medical center since 1999. She graduated in 1995 from the Danville School of Health Occupations as an L.P.N. and then earned her associate's degree in nursing in 1999 from Eastern Kentucky University. She is currently pursuing a dual bachelor's and master's degree in nursing at Eastern.