April 17, 2013
Hazel Jean Shields Centers, 75, died Wednesday, April 10. She was born in Versailles to Raymond and Crystal D. Wise Shields Sr. Hazel and Venard celebrated 58 years of marriage together. Their lives touched many people through their caring nature and a front door that was always welcoming to friends and family. She is survived by her sons, Michael and wife Patti Centers, and Gregg Davis and wife Tammie Centers, both of Nicholasville; brothers John Wayne and wife Brenda Shields, Ray and wife Georgia Shields, and Bob and wife Susie Shields; and grandchildren Jordan Davis Centers and Noah Poor.
March 14, 2013
Beulah Bell Adams, 89, of Winchester, widow of Forrest C. Adams, passed away Tuesday at the Mayfair Manor in Lexington. A native of Estill County, Ky., she was born April 12, 1923, to the late Harley and Bertha Tipton Jones. She is survived by one son, Dr. Wayne (Darnell) Adams of Meridian, Miss., two daughters, Marjorie Hackworth of Clark County and Betty Perkins of Winchester; one brother, C.E. Jones of Versailles; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St. The family will receive friends on Friday from 11 a.m. until the hour of services at the funeral home.
February 19, 2013
Mae Brandenburg passed away Monday at the Taylor Manor in Versailles. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St.
January 23, 2013
Vickie Norris of Nicholasville and Randall and Kay Norris of Columbus, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emma Elizabeth Norris, to Matthew Scott Lytle, son of Jeff and Sandy Lytle of Nicholasville. The future bride is a 2008 graduate of East Jessamine High School and recently became a certified dental assistant through The Institute of Dental Technology. She is currently employed by Hendricks Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Lexington, and is also a nanny in Versailles.
December 27, 2012
Dec. 27, 1987 Mr. and Mrs. R. Scott Berryman, Roanoke, Va., are holiday guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. RobertÂ¿H. Berryman, Old Boonesboro Road, and other relatives here. Mrs. Imogene Casteel, H. Wayne Smith and Mr. and Mrs. William Estes have returned to their homes here after attending the 80th birthday celebration of their uncle and brother, Bennie Estes, Sunday in Dayton, Ohio. Wanda Baber Johnson, 124 Dan Drive, Versailles, formerly of Winchester, is one of 29 outstanding students at Georgetown College who has been tapped for membership in the 1987-88 “Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” WASHINGTON (AP)
September 5, 2012
Winifred Ann Carpenter, 87, died Saturday, Sept. 1, in Lexington. Born Aug. 11, 1925, Winifred was a daughter of the late Denver and Virginia Carter. She was a retired assembly line worker for Certified Brake and a member of South Fork Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Charles (Kay) Carpenter of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Donna Carpenter (Gary) Scott of Mackville; two sisters, Hilda Whalen of Versailles, and Charlotee Carrier of Georgetown; four grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Sept.
August 24, 2012
Eugene Noel, 81, of Winchester, widower of Patricia A. Noel, passed away Friday at the Mayfair Manor in Lexington. A native of Midway, he was born Jan. 20, 1931, to the late Paul and Willa Childers Noel. He was a United States Air Force veteran during the Korean War. He retired after 28 years of service from IBM, and was a member of Central Baptist Church. He is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Greg Noel, of Lexington, and Gene (Betsy) Noel of Nicholasville; one brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy (Marie)
August 1, 2012
Marvin Lee Lovins Sr., 73, of Crab Orchard, passed away Friday, July 27. Born Sept. 16, 1938, in Somerset, Marvin was a son of the late Louis Herbert and Mary Frances Tull Lovins. He was a self-employed body shop worker. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Thomas and Henry Roger Lovins. Survivors include three sons, Randy Dale, Jeffery Allen and Marvin Lee Lovins, Jr. all of Versailles; one daughter, Anita Sue Bast of Versailles; three brothers, Eddie B. Lovins, Sr. of Somerset, Ralph Dennis Lovins of Murphy, N.C. and Gary Norman Lovins of Nashville, Ind.; one sister, Maudie Virginia Medaris of Columbus, Ind.; a very special friend, Lela McWhorter of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
March 7, 2012
Kevin Lee Harris, 44, of Crab Orchard, died Sunday, March 4. Born June 25, 1967, in Lancaster, Kevin was a son of Jesse and Brenda Shelton Harris. He was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church, a former truck driver for R & R Farms in Harrodsburg and an Army veteran. Other survivors include his wife, Donna Maupin Harris; a daughter, Laura (Aaron) Jones of San Antonio, Texas; a step son, Brandon Lee Elam; a brother, Jesse (Melissa) Harris of Versailles; and two nieces, Kristen and Hannah Harris of Versailles.
February 7, 2012
Sixth District U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler, D-Versailles, explains the different branches of the federal government Monday to fifth-grade students at Shearer Elementary School.