Henry County Obituary Records -

These records are a PARTIAL extract of the Henry County Local (HCL) Obituaries. These records range from the early 1900's to the present day and were Submitted By: the contributor listed below. Not all the obituaries contained during the years of the newspaper have been extracted. Please use this information as a starting point for your own research.

This Page was Updated Monday, March 18, 2013 10:50 AM

Contributed By: E. T. "Hammer" Smith

Mary Hackworth

 

          Mary Ellen Hackworth, 93, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, January 15, 2004 at Crestview Health Care in Shelbyville.  She was a native of Henry County, the daughter of the late Leonard and Ruth Sparks Wood, a former Shelby County High School librarian, a member of Friend s of the Library, the Shelby County Historical Society and the Shelbyville First Christian Church and a homemaker.

            She is survived by two sons: Neil Hackworth, Shelbyville and John W. Hackworth, Lexington; one brother: Ralph Wood, Pleasureville and five grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Hackworth.

            Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 19th at Shannon Funeral Home, Shelbyville.  Dr. Howard Griffith, Shelbyville First Christian Church, officiated.  Interment was in the Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville.

 

Henry County Local    January 21, 2004

 

 

Carl Hall, Sr.

 

          Carl O. Hall, Sr., 77, of New Castle, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the Baptist East Hospital, Louisville.  He was the son of the late John Newton and Bessie Dempley Hall and a veteran of the Army National Guard.

            He is survived by two sons: Richard Wayne Hall and Carl Owen Hall, Jr., both of New Castle.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 11th, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Interment was in the Louisville Memorial Gardens East.

 

Henry County Local    February 13, 2013

 

 

Geneva “Jean” Hall

 

          Geneva “Jean” Hall, 86, of New Castle, died Saturday, February 21, 2009.  Daughter of the late Ira Otto and Mary Elizabeth Wallace, she was a bookkeeper and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

            She is survived by one daughter: Sharon (George) Determan, Louisville; one son: Steve (Linda) Hall, Arizona; one sister: Juanita Mandrella, New Jersey; six grandchildren: Hunter Gunnell, Jessica Siegel, Samantha Oravec, Noah Hall, Jon Determan and Jamie Bower; and seven great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Taylor Hall and one brother, Clyde Wallace.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 24th at Prewitt New Castler Funeral Home.  Rev. Lin Powell of New Castle officiated.  Interment was in the New Castle Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    February 25, 2009

 

 

Martha Hall

 

          Martha Lucille Cruse Hall, 72, of New Castle died Monday, July, 12, 2004 at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville after a long illness.  She was a native of Laconia, IN, the daughter of the late Andrew Biven and Margaret Lucille Brown Cruse and attended the New Castle First Baptist Church.

            She is survived by her husband: Carl Owen Hall, Sr., New Castle; one daughter: Caren (John) Schulz, Wenatchee, WA; six sons: Gregory Kessinger, Spokane, WA, Steve Kessinger, Shelbyville, Kevin Kessinger, Houston, TX, David Kessinger, Fredericksburg, IN, Carl Owen Hall, Jr. and Richard W. Hall, both of New Castle; two sisters: Rita (Ed) Neal and Joyce (Herb) Sorrels, both of Floyd Knobs, IN; one brother: Earl Cruse, Salem, IN; seventeen grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Junie Kessinger, one son, David Hall and one brother.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 15th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Dr. David Charlton, Pastor of the New Castle First Baptist Church, officiated.  Interment was in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, IN.

 

Henry County Local    July 14, 2004

 

 

Mildred Hall

 

          Mildred Hester Stivers Hall, 89, of Elmburg, died Wednesday, January 16, 2002 at Lakeside Health Center, Highland Heights.  She was the daughter of the late J. H. and Sallie Shaw Stivers, a retired state government worker and a member of the Elmburg Baptist Church.

            She is survived by a sister-in-law: Ruth Stivers, Shelbyville and a nephew: Sam Stivers, Elmburg.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome Hall.

            Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 19th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Todd Woodward, Elmburg Baptist Church, officiated.  Burial was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    January 23, 2002

 

 

Joseph Hamilton

 

          Joseph L. Hamilton, 90, of Pleasureville, died Thursday, May 1, 2008, at Homestead Nursing Center in New Castle.  He was the son of the late Henry and Cordie Robertson Hamilton and was a U. S. Army Veteran of WWII.  He was a member of the Gest Methodist Church and was a farmer.

            He is survived by his wife: Fannie Belle Craigmyle Hamilton, Pleasureville; two sons: Chester Hamilton, Smithfield and Vernon Hamilton, Eminence; two daughters: Bonnie Dalser Rutherford, Frankfort and Glenda Lucas, Eminence; nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by one son, Steve Hamilton, three sisters, Viola Browning, Lillie Eddins and Ethel Dale, and one brother, Edward Hamilton.

            Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 4th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Michael Duncan officiated.  Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    May 7, 2008

 

 

Barbara Hammond

 

          Barbara Hammond, 69, of New Castle, died Saturday, September 1, 2012.  She was the daughter of the late Ira and Roberts Gividen Foley.

            She is survived by her daughter: Jennifer Rankin, Campbellsburg.

            Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8th at the Sulphur Cemetery.  Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Henry County Local    September 12, 2012

 

 

Betty Hammond

 

          Betty Louise Hammond, 72, of Frankfort, died Saturday, July 13, 2002 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Lawrenceburg, after a long illness.  She was a native of Henry County, the daughter of the late Ben and Nannie Belle Chisum Kelly, a retired nurse’s aide from Kings Daughters Hospital and a member of the Monterey Baptist Church.

            She is survived by one son: Barry D. Hammond, Waddy; one daughter: Vicky L. Hammond, Frankfort; one brother: Porter Douthitt, Frankfort; three sisters: Mildred Jeffres, Frankfort, Geneva Glenn, Chula Vista, CA, and Dorothy Kavanaugh, Woodbridge, VA; one half-sister: Madaline Kelley, Irvine, CA; and two grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Hammond.

            Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 17th at the Monterey Cemetery.  Rev. Herman Bowers officiated.  Harrod Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Henry County Local    August 14, 2002

 

 

Cornelius Hammonds

 

          Cornelius Roman Hammonds, 33, of New Castle, formerly of Louisville, died Friday May 2, 2008.  He was a member of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Louisville and the son of the late Bobby Lee and Betty Jean Pollard Hammonds.

            He is survived by his wife: Joy Cox, New Castle; two daughters: Jaiera Cox and Jewell Cox, both of New Castle; one son: Jaylyn Cox, New Castle; and two brothers: Bobby Hammonds, Jr. and Anthony Hammonds, Louisville.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 6th at the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Louisville.  Rev. Denise Owens-Davis, Pastor, officiated.  Prewitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Henry County Local    May 7, 2008

 

 

Wallace Hance

 

          Wallace Hance, 63, of Shelbyville, died Friday, March 28, 2003 at Jewish Hospital Louisville.  He was the son of the late Wallace Bullock and Inez Kesler Morse Hance, President of The Central Bank, Pleasureville and a member and deacon of the Bagdad Baptist Church.

            He is survived by his wife: Damie Lane Hance, Shelbyville; two sons: Darrell Hance, Cincinnati and  Dan Hance, Miles City, Montana; a daughter: Julia Lea, Shelbyville; two brothers: John  Hance, Jacksonville and Tony Hance, Shelbyville; two sisters: Carolyn Young, Frankfort and Nettie Catherine Oliver, Louisville; and three grandchildren.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 4th at Shannon Funeral Home, Shelbyville.  Rev. Darrell McGaughey officiated.  Interment was in the Bagdad Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    April 2, 2003

           

 

David Randall Hanson

 

          David Randall Hanson, 56, of Pleasureville, died Thursday, January 31, 2013, at the UK Hospital in Lexington.  He was the Facility Manager of the Safety-Kleen Corporation Plant at Smithfield.  He was an active member of the Eminence Rotary Club and attended the Eminence Baptist Church.

            He is survived by his wife: Karen Shroeder Hanson, Pleasureville; daughter: Allyce Marie Hanson, Louisville; Michael William (Allyson) Hanson, Louisville; parents: Ronald and Marilyn  Turk Hanson, Reedley, CA; one sister: Jennifer (Steve) Lewis, Reedley, CA; and one brother: Gary (Anita) Hanson, Clovis, CA.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 8th  at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Rev. Michael Duncan, Pastor of the Eminence Baptist Church, officiated. 

 

Henry County Local    February 6, 2013

         

 

 

Elizabeth Hardin

 

          Elizabeth Tindle Hardin, 87, of New Castle, died Wednesday, September 5, 2001 at the Tri-County Hospital, LaGrange.  She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Clara Waits Tindle, a retired nurse for 30 years and a member of the Drennon Christian Church.

            She is survived by one son: Vaden Hardin, New Castle; one brother: C. J. Tindle, Pleasureville; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hardin.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 7th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Rev. Ed Berry, Pastor of the Henry Christian Church, officiated, assisted by Rev. Bill Litterback, Pastor of the Drennon Christian Church.  Interment was in the Franklinton Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    September 12, 2001

 

 

Ralph R. Jones

 

          Ralph R. Jones, 64, of Lockport, died Monday, February 11, 2013.  Son of the late Paul and Lillie Mae Mahoney Jones, he was a farmer and attended the Shelbyville Christian Church Assembly.

            He is survived by one daughter: Lastasha S. (Todd M.) Anderson, Syracuse, IN; five sons: Paul E. (Susan) Jones, Apex, NC, Kevin D. (Tabitha) Jones, Princeton, Morgan L. Baxter, Owensboro, Shaun P. (Loren M.) Jones, Shelbyville, and Matthew N. (Lora A.) Jones, Ada, OH; two sisters: Bonnie Clore, Louisville and Betsy Myers, Shepherdsville; two brothers: Kenny Jones, Frankfort and Daniel Paul (Joyce) Turners Station; and sister-in-law: Claudine Jones, Shelbyville.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Stanley E. Jones.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 16th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Interment was in the New Castle Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    February 13, 2013

 

 

Patricia Kelly

 

          Patricia “Patsy” Dowden Kelly, 87, died February 3, 2013 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.  She grew up in Eminence, the daughter of Dr. Albert and Alma Dowden.  She married Allen Lawrence Kelly, Sr., of LaGrange. 

            Patsy is survived by one son: Alan Kelly, Jr.; her daughter-in-law: Carla Kelly; her grandchildren: Bill and Beth Kelly and Rachel Snyder; grand-son-in-law: Doug Snyder and four great-granddaughters: Virginia, McKenna, Caroline and Annie Snyder.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alan Kelly, Sr., and a son, James Dowden Kelly.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 9th in the chapel of Louisville Memorial Gardens East.  Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Henry County Local    February 6, 2013

 

 

Sue Coons Kindred

 

          Sue Coons Kindred, 85, of Eminence, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at her residence.  She was born in Bethlehem and was the daughter of the late James and Mary Woods Aldridge.

            She is survive3d by one daughter: Glenna Chisholm, Columbia, MO; and two sons: Jake Coons, Eminence and George Coons, LaGrange.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 18th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Michael Duncan, Pastor of the Eminence Baptist Church, officiated.  Burial was in the Eminence Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    January 23, 2013

 

 

Frances Kinser

 

          Frances E. Kinser, 78, of Campbellsburg, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Jewish Hospital, Shelbyville.

            She is survived by her daughters: Debbie Asher, Carrollton and Emily Arington, Henry County and two sons: Kenneth Kinser, Jr., Shelbyville and John Paul Kinser, Milton.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 5th at the Shannon Funeral Home, Shelbyville.  Rev. Steve McCormick officiated. 

 

Henry County Local    January 9, 2013

 

 

Bryant O. “B.O.” Morris

 

            Friend of the Historical Society and former member, Bryant Owen Morris, 92, of Lebanon Junction, KY, formerly of Sulphur, passed away on January 23, 2013 at the University of Louisville Hospital.  He was born on December 13, 1920 in Sulphur to the late William Bryant Owen and Eliza Reva Dawkins Morris.  Bryant served his country in the the U.S. Navy on a destroyer escort during WWII.  After his service, Bryant returned to Sulphur.  He worked at Belknap Hardware in Louisville for a number of years, then attended beauty college.  After graduation, he and one of the other students, Mildred Mousa, were married.  Over the years, he not only had his own shop specializing in men’s hairstyling, but also instructed at several beauty schools.  He was a faithful member of the Sulphur Baptist Church.  He served the Sulphur community as an organist for 20 years, playing for the Baptist Church then the Methodist Church.  Bryant was known for his knowledge of area history.  He was often asked to recount Henry County History and to help people with genealogy.  He loved history, especially the World War II era, and he had a passion for gardening.

            Bryant leaves to mourn his passing; his daughter: Marsha Morris and Michael Taylor of Lebanon Junction; one sister: Norma Begley, Winchester; nieces and nephews Jan Brady, Ron Begley, Don Bailey and Many Worthington.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister: Mary Price Worthington and one nephew: Gary Worthington.

             A Going Home Celebration was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 2nd at the Sulphur Baptist Church with Rev. Drew Oakley and Rev. Andy Murray officiating.  Cremation was chosen, with burial in the Sulphur Cemetery at a later date.

 

Ransdell Funeral Home     February 4, 2013

 

 

Charles Morrison

 

          Charles E. “Frenchy” Morrison, 75, of Smithfield, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Louisville.  Son of the late Charles Alford and Marguerite Cumbee Morrison, he was a U. S. Army veteran,.  He retired from Ford Motor Company after 42 years of service and was a member of the UAW and the Eminence Masonic Lodge.

            He is survived by his wife: Rose Marie Bryan Morrison, Smithfield; one daughter: Donna Morrison (Mark) Palmer, Frankfort; one son: John W. Morrison, Smithfield; one sister: Wanda Sue (David) Box, New Haven; six grandchildren: Josh, Trevor, Bryan, Zach, Jacob and Madison; and one great-grandson: Elijah.  He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Lou Reezor and one brother, Claudie Wayne Morrison.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 9th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Pastor Gary French of Life Renewal Church, Buckner, officiated.  Interment was in the Louisville Memorial Gardens East.

 

Henry County Local    January 9, 2013

 

 

Louis Nelson

 

          Louis Nelson, 71, of Eminence, died Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Homestead Nursing Center, New Castle.  He was the son of the late Justus and Martha Long Nelson.

            He is survived by three brothers and two sisters.

            Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday,, December 30th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Michael Duncan, Pastor of the Eminence Baptist Church officiated.  Interment was in the Defoe Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    January 2, 2013

 

 

Dora Noel

 

          Dora Belle Jackson Noel, 89, of LaGrange, died at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange.  She was the daughter of the late Lucian A. and Minnie Jane Hiles Jackson.

            She is survived by her daughtere, Emma J. Bramblett, Pendleton; and one son: Douglas W. Noel, LaGrange.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 5th at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford.  Rev. Nick Coleman officiated.  Interment was in the Bedford Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    February 6, 2013

 

 

Deloris O’Brien

 

          Deloris O’Brien, 60, of Lockport, died Saturday, November 17, 2001 after a long illness at the home of her daughter in Frankfort.  She was a native of Shelby County, the daughter of the late Clay Raisor, a home health assistant for Seven Counties Services, Inc. and a member of the Orville Baptist Church.

            She is survived by her husband: Guthrie O’Brien, Lockport; one son: Waverly Michael Peak, Bagdad; three daughters: Wendy Gale Peak and Mary Ann Smith, both of Frankfort and Kathy Lee Peak, Bagdad; her mother: Elizabeth Carole Woods McGuire, Hanover, IN; two half-brothers: Keith Raisor, Pleasureville and Dwight Raisor, Bagdad; two half-sisters: Sissy Raisor, OK and Terry Anderson, TX; seven grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 20th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Earl Goff, Pastor of the Orville Baptist Church, officiated.  Burial was in the Wallace Cemetery, Lockport.

 

Henry County Local    November 21, 2001

 

 

Eugene “Yellow” O’Brien

 

          Eugene “Yellow” O’Brien, 71, of Bethlehem, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Christopher East Nursing Home, Louisville.  He was born in Henry County and was the son of the late David and Cordie Cox O’Brien.  He was a U. S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 27th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Wayne Kelly officiated.  Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    August 1, 2012

 

 

Kenneth O’Brien

 

          Kenneth O’Brien, 62, of Sulphur, died Monday, January 15, 2001 at the University of Louisville Hospital.  He was a native of Lockport, the son of the late Dave and Cordie Cox O’Brien, a retired route foreman for BFI Sanitation and attended the Lockport United Methodist Church.

            He is survived by five brothers: Tom O’Brien, Owenton, Charlie O’Brien, Gratz, John O’Brien, Louisville, Guthrie O’Brien and Eugene O’Brien, both of Lockport; one sister: Mary M. O’Brien, Lockport and one niece.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Wayne Kelly, Pastor of the Lockport Baptist Church, officiated.  Burial was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.        

 

Henry County Local    January 17, 2001

 

 

Ruth O’Brien

 

          Ruth O’Brien, 92, of Gratz, died Saturday, May 24, 2008 at Harborside Health Care of Owenton.  She was the daughter of the late Linden and Frances Nile Sutton Carter, a member of the Lockport Baptist Church and  taught in the Henry County Schools for 40 years.

            She is survived by her daughter: Judy (Kenny) Marshall-Hall, Frankfort; two brothers: William Carter, Centerfield and Charles Carter, Owenton; two sisters: Naomi Staples, Louisville and Jessie Mitchell, Lexington; one granddaughter: Angie Burnett and one great-granddaughter: Ashlyn Paige Burnett, both of Port Royal; She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie M. O’Brien , one brother: Gene Carter and one sister: Mildred Downey.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 28th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Wayne Kelly, former Pastor of the Lockport Baptist Church, officiated.  Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    May 28, 2008

 

 

Tom O’Brien

 

            Tom Moore O’Brien, 87, of Owenton, formerly of Bethlehem, died Friday, September 14, 2007 at Harborside Healthcare Center, Owenton.  He was the son of the late David and Cordie Cox O’Brien, a member of the Lockport Baptist Church and a farmer.

            He is survived by two brothers: Guthrie O’Brien, Lockport and Eugene O’Brien, Bethlehem; one sister: Mary O’Brien, Bethlehem; and several nieces.  He was preceded in death by six brothers: James, Ross, David, Jr., Kenneth, John and Charlie O’Brien.

            Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 17th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville.  Rev. Donnie Briscoe officiated.  Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    September 19, 2007

 

 

Billy Ogden

 

          Billy Ray Ogden, 56, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, in Alvin, TX.  He was a native of New Castle, the son of the late Bill and Christine Lane Ogden and a truck driver.

            He is survived by his wife: Linda Byrd Ogden; one daughter: Billie Jo Lester, Alvin, TX; one son: Jason Allen Ogden, Alvin, TX; one sister: Louise Griffey, Pleasureville; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

            A memorial service was held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 30th, at Webb Funeral home.  Rev. Darrell Biram, Pastor of the Grace Assembly of God Church, officiated.  Interment of the cremated remains was in the New Castle Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    April 1, 2009

 

 

Orville T. Ogden, Jr.

 

          Orville T. Ogden, Jr., 57, of Carrollton, died Saturday, April 19, 2003 at his residence after a short illness.  He was a native of Henry County, formerly of Campbellsburg, a retired employee of Atofina Corporation, Carrollton, a U. S. Army National Guard Veteran; a member of the Campbellsburg Baptist Church and the son of the late Orville T. and Irene Brumback Ogden, Sr.

            He is survived by his daughter: Heather (David) Watts, Carrollton; a son: Shaun Ogden, Carrollton; a dear friend: Judy Phillips, Carrollton; granddaughter: Madeline Watts, Carrollton and one sister: Betty (William G.) Prewitt, Jr., New Castle.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Ogden Bickers.

            A private memorial service was held Wednesday, April 23rd at the Squiresville Cemetery, Owen Count y.  The service was officiated by Rev. Brad Patton, Pastor of the Valley Christian Church, Carrollton.

 

Henry County Local    April 23, 2003

 

 

Adelyn O’Nan

 

          Adelyn Marie O’Nan, 77, of Lexington, died Sunday, November 11, 2012.  She was born in Sturgis on September 26, 1935, to the late William Sylvester and Marie martin O’Nan and was a former resident of New Castle.

            She is survived by the love of her life: Russell Davis, Lexington; three children: Linda Edelstein (Bruce) Parker, Lexington, Paula Edelstein (Mark) McGlothin, Shelbyville and David Ronald (Holly) Edelstein, Lexington; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

            A memorial service was held on Saturday, November 17th at the Woodford Inn, Versailles.

 

Henry County Local    November 21, 2012

 

 

Lewis O’Nan

 

          Lewis “Buck” O’Nan, 76, of Bethlehem, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004 at Baptist Hospital Northeast, LaGrange.  He was a farmer and the son of the late William and Mattie Moore O’Nan.

            He is survived by his wife: Katherine Jackson O’Nan, Bethlehem; one daughter: Patty Cox, Pleasureville; two sons: Ronnie O’Nan, Franklinton and Steve O’Nan, Campbellsburg; one sister: Lillian Barbour, Hodgenville; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one son, Lewis Smith O’Nan.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 29th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Dr. David Charlton, Pastor of the New Castle First Baptist Church, officiated.  Interment was in the Bagdad Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    August 4, 2004

 

 

Laura Orem

 

          Laura Suter Orem, 99, of Campbellsburg, died Saturday, March 21, 1998 at Homestead Nursing Center, New Castle.  She was a native of Owen County, the daughter of the late John Wesley and Mary Elizabeth Morrow Suter and a member of the Campbellsburg Baptist Church.

            She is survived by one son: Moses C. Orem, Campbellsburg; one daughter: Mary Betty Orem Payton, Campbellsburg; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Orem.

            Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 24th at Ransdell Funeral Home, Campbellsburg.  Bro. Scott Orr, Pastor of the Campbellsburg Baptist Church, officiated.  Burial was in the New Castle Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    March 25, 1998

 

 

James Owen

 

          James A. Owen, 81, of New Castle, formerly of Louisville, died Saturday, April 13, 2002 at the Masonic Home, Shelbyville.  He was a native of College Grove, TN, the son of the late Hugh K. and Nellie Mae Wiley Owen, a U. S. Army WWII Veteran,  retired after 31 years as managing editor of the Henry County Local, a member of the Henry County DAV and attended the Mount Zion Church of God, LaGrange.

            He is survived by his wife: Donnie Aletta Ashley Owen, New Castle; one daughter: Jane (Bennie) Lucas, Clarksville, IN; two sons: Richard Terry Owen, Finchville and Dr. Timothy Andrew Owen, Waynesboro, TN; two sisters: Margaret Zimmerman and Luna Hoskinson, both of Louisville; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 16th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Rev. Jesse Baxter, Chaplain of the Masonic Home, Shelbyville, officiated.  Interment was in the Resthaven Cemetery, Louisville.

 

Henry County Local    April 17, 2002

 

 

Jeff Owens

 

          Jeff Owens, 42, of Pendleton, died Friday, May 6, 2011 at University Hospital, Louisville.  He was a chemist at Safety Kleen, a 1986 graduate of Henry County High School and a 1990 graduate of the University of Kentucky.

            He is survived by his wife: Terriska Owens, Pendleton; two daughters: Allison Owens, Pendleton and Sarah Wright, Louisville; his parents: Bruce and Lillian Owens, New Castle; a brother: Darren (Donna) Owens; grandmother: Ellen Snider, Bloomfield and an uncle: Andrew Snider, Bloomfield.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 10th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral home.  Rev. Terry Johnson, Pastor of the Eminence Presbyterian Church, officiated.  Interment was in the New Castle Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    May 11, 2011

 

 

Marrietta Owens

 

          Marrietta Dixon Owens, 73, of Lockport, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012.  She was known as Granny by most.  She formerly worked at Brunswick for 30 plus years and was a member of the Lockport Baptist Church.  She was the sdaughter of the late Lester and Betty Spurr Dixon.

            She is survived by five daughters: Betty (Rick) Banta, Eminence, Connie (Bill) Reardon, Bethlehem, Tina (Darrell) Fisher, Lockport, Luann (Gary) Wilhoite, Jacksonville and Kay Bailey, Aberdeen, WA; two sons: James (Mary) Merritt, Lockport and Jamie (Amanda) Owens, Pleasureville; thirteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin L. Owens.

            Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 13th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Bro. Paul Briscoe, Pastor of the Lockport Baptist Church, officiated.  Interment was in the Franklinton Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local     April 18, 2012  

 

 

Marvin Owens

 

          Marvin L. Owens, 69, of Lockport, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at the Tri-County Hospital, LaGrange.  He was a native of Cypress, IL, a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Henry County DAV and VFW, Frankfort.  He was a former employee of Liter’s Quarry for sixteen years, a member of the Lockport Fire Department for twenty-nine years and a member of the Cypress Baptist Church, Cypress, IL.

            He is survived by his wife: Marrietta Dixon Owens, Lockport; five daughters: Betty (James) Banta, Eminence, Debbie (Calvin) Beverly and Tina (Darrell) Fisher, both of Lockport, Connie (Billy) Reardon, Bethlehem, Luann (Charles) Osbourne, Owenton and Kay (Steve) Bailey, Columbia; four sons: James Merritt, Lockport, Lanny Owens, Defoe, Kim Owens, Smithfield and Jamie Owens, Pleasureville, one sister: Lorene (Frank) Robbins, Ocala, FL, one brother: Lewis Owens, Jackson, MO and eighteen grandchildren.

            Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 10th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.  Rev. Wayne Kelly, Pastor of the Lockport Baptist Church, officiated.  Interment was in the Franklinton Cemetery.

 

Henry County Local    March 13, 2002