February 24, 2012
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Feb 14:¿A boy, Brayden Isaiah, to Rebecca and Jeremy Stevens of Harrodsburg. A girl, Isabella Samantha Arenas, to Sharon Reynolds of Harrodsburg. Feb 15:¿A girl, Carly Jade, to Amanda Luttrell and Tim Childress of Liberty. Feb 17:¿A boy, Colten Jase, to Holly and Jason Caudill of Stanford. A boy, Adam Dean, to Tina and Jerry Garrett of Liberty. Feb 18:¿A girl, Janiya Aron, to Shakayla Brand and Jacob Duggins of Danville.
January 20, 2012
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Jan. 10: A girl, Grace Marie, to Sarah Bigham and Jerry Mullins of Harrodsburg. A boy, Gage Ashton to Christy and Shawn Wheeler of Harrodsburg. Jan. 11: A boy, Edward Lloyd, to Rebecca and Dennis Chatham of Danville. A boy, Carson Blake, to Brittany Pike of Danville. A girl, Ruthie Mae, to Traci and Austin Howell of Harrodsburg. A girl, Olivia Pearl, to Sarah Witt and Nafanielle Blevins of Waynesburg. Jan. 12: A boy, Gabriel Timothy, to Heather and Nathan Utterback of Nicholasville.
September 22, 2011
Robert “Bob” Masters Taylor, 69, of Brentwood, Tenn., died Wednesday. He was an employee of Vanderbilt Medical Center since 1985, and a previous employee of the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin Gibson “Gip” and Catherine Bowman Taylor. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty D. Ingles Taylor; daughters, Dr. Beth (Milton) Johnson and Sarah Taylor; brother, M.G. “Buck” (Rebecca) Taylor; and grandchildren, Matthew and Hallie Johnson.
May 25, 2011
Rebecca Grace "Gracie" Baldwin Rebecca Grace “Gracie” Baldwin, 16, daughter of Michael and Becky Baldwin of Penrod Court, died after a lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis. She was a student at West Jessamine High School. Additional survivors include her brother, Michael Caleb Baldwin; paternal grandmother, Clara Baldwin; maternal grandmother, Connie Underwood; her boyfriend, Jake Woosley; numerous other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Thomas Baldwin and Kenney Houston Underwood; and a cousin, Gabriel Brock.
January 28, 2011
Rebecca Faye Smith Hopper, the daughter of Ira Cleveland and Mae Hulda Smith, was born May 10, 1923 in Lula, Russell County, and departed this life on Jan. 26 in Russell Springs. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, George Vance Smith; and her first husband, Eugene Smith. She attended Lindsey Wilson College and graduated from Eastern Kentucky Teachers College with a Bachelor of Arts and the University of Kentucky with a Master of Arts. She began her 37-year career as an educator in a one-room schoolhouse in Russell County.
September 9, 2009
Rebecca Perry DeSpain, 82, widow of Clell DeSpain, of Lone Oak Drive, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, after several months of illness. She was a native of Lexington, daughter of the late David Penn Perry and Georgia Frances Lyon Perry. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1948. She enjoyed cooking and attended La Verenne Culinary Academy in Paris, France and The German Wine Academy. She was an active member of St. Luke Catholic Church, participating in the Fiat Bible Study, the Over 50s Group, and the summer art class where she was studying oil painting.
June 25, 2009
Rebecca Sue Baugh Commisso, 43, of Syracuse, N.Y., died Monday, June 15. A native of Boyle County, she was born Nov. 23, 1965, to Betty Simpson Baugh of Danville and the late James Allen Baugh. Survivors include a son, Brandon Howard of Danville; a daughter, Kara Howard of Lancaster; a sister, Teresa (Ricky) Lynn of Hustonville; three half-sisters, Dolly (Gilbert) Goins, Mary Ann Hampton and Ruth Johnson; two half-brothers, Garnett and Ernest Baugh; and a grandchild, Jayce Lamb.
February 6, 2008
Rebecca Smith Riley, 53, wife of Donald Riley, died Feb. 5. She was a member of the New Hope Fellowship Church. She was a native of Knox County, daughter of Walter C. Smith and the late Dorothy Smith. Additional survivors include two daughters, Tara Lynn Riley and Donna Kaye and husband Alen Lunsford, two grandchildren, Makenzie K. and Madison G. Lunsford, six sisters, Priscilla and husband Carl Gright, Mirella and husband Ed Baker, Jeanna and husband Jeff Farmer. Effie Kahren, Darlene Lockhart and Faye and husband Fred Mitchel, a brother, Dennis Smith.
August 16, 2007
Dr. Rebecca P. Chatham, who specializes in family practice, has joined the medical staff at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She is in practice with Drs. Richard Hempel and Colin Raitiere at Family Medicine Clinic of Danville, located at 640 East Lexington Avenue. Chatham earned her medical degree in 2004 from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. She completed an internship in 2005 and a residency in 2007 at the University of Louisville/ Glasgow-Barren County.
February 16, 2007
One year ago, on the eve of the championship game of the KIAC women's basketball tournament, Berea College's Rebecca May had every reason to congratulate herself. No Berea team had ever played its way to the tournament finale, and the former Lincoln County High School standout could look back on a magnificent individual season in which she set a Berea College record for points scored and broke the national NAIA-II record for 3-pointers. But May wasn't satisfied, not yet. Challenging Berea that day would be KIAC reigning champion Bethel (Tennessee)