Robert F. Abbott
Robert F. Abbott, 75, of LaGrange, died Tuesday, October 18, 1983, at
the Capitol Hall Nursing Home in Frankfort. Mr. Abbott had been a
resident of the Homestead Nursing Center in New Castle. He was a native
of Henry County, a retired farmer, and a member of the Westport Baptist
He is survived by one stepson: Russell Kelley, Louisville; one sister:
Sally A. Louden, eminence; two brothers: John Abbott, Cincinnati and
Shelton Abbott, New Castle.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 21st, at the
Radcliffe Funeral Home in LaGrange. Rev. Rick Lucas, Pastor of the
Westport Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in the
Valley of Rest Cemetery in LaGrange.
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Irene Bramblett Adams, 97, of Shelbyville, formerly of Pleasureville,
died Sunday, January 23, 2011, at her residence.. She was the daughter
of the late Frank and Rebecca Downey Bramblett.
She is survived by two sons: Linden Adams, Shelbyville and William
Adams, Flowery Branch, GA.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 26th, at
Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville. Rev. Todd Woodward officiated.
Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.
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Ruth White Adams, 87, of New Castle, died Monday, July 4, 2011, in
Shelbyville, TN. She was the daughter of the late William Tee and
Classie Casada White. She was retired from the State of Kentucky and
worked during WWII making airplane parts at the Perfect Circle Company
in Hagerston, IN. For many years she was an active member of the New
Castle Baptist Church.
She is survived by four daughters: Wanda (Walter) Noble, Nashville, TN,
Donna Roberts, LaGrange, Carla Jo (David) Schick, Mountain View, CA and
Nancy (Steven) Caffey, Shelbyville, TN; nine grandchildren and four
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 9th, at Prewitt
New Castle Funeral Home. Dr. David Charlton, Pastor of the Shelbyville
Christian Church, and Rev. David Schick of Immanuel Lutheran Church in
Los Altos, California, officiated. Interment was in the New Castle
Henry County Local July 13, 2011
The death angel has again visited our midst and taken from among us, not
an old person, who had passed her days of usefulness, but a young one in
the prime of life and usefulness – Miss Mary Adler. She passed from this
life Saturday morning at 2:00 a.m. Miss Mary had been suffering more
than two months with a complication of diseases. She was about 20 years
old, daughter of Mr. William Adler, and is the third one of the family
to answer the call, two of her sisters having passed away in 1919. She
is survived by her father, two sisters and one brother, and a host of
other relatives. She was a member of the Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal
Church, where her funeral was preached by Rev. H. C. Martin, of
Pleasureville, on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Interment was in the
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We are sorry to have to report the death of Uley Adler, a well known
farmer of this neighborhood.
He committed suicide by hanging himself with a trace chain in his barn
Tuesday morning, September 20. The body was discovered by two of his
daughters. His wife and daughter, Miss Alma, had brought the smaller
children to school and had gone to see his niece, who was critically ill
and were not at home when he did the rash act. It was known that he had
attempted to end his life about three months ago, by taking Paris Green,
but he was thought to have become reconciled. Troubles within his own
household are supposed to be the cause of his self-destruction. Mr.
Adler was about 50 years old. He was an honest hardworking man. He was a
good neighbor. He provided well for his family, owned his home and had
money ahead. He is survived by his wife, eight daughters, two sons, his
father, three brothers, and four sisters. He was a member of the Baptist
Church. His funeral was preached at the church Thursday. Interment was
in the Pt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Judge Kavanaugh held an inquest Tuesday afternoon. The finding was as
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Dee Rice Amyx
Dee Rice Amyx, 94, of Port Royal, died Saturday,
July 3, 2004, at her residence. She was a native of Berkley, CA, the
daughter of the late Salem Jewell and Matilda Wegner Rice and a member
of the Unitarian Universalist Church, Lexington.
She is survived by one daughter: Tanya Berry and
her husband, Wendell Berry, Port Royal; one brother: Charles Rice, Elon,
NC; grandchildren: Mary and Chuck Smith and Den and Billie Berry of
Henry County; and five great-grandchildren: Katie Jean Smith, Virginia
Dee Smith, Tanya Christine Smith, Emily Rose Berry and Marshall Amyx
Berry, all of Henry County. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday,
July 6th at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. Rev. Carl
Rucker, Pastor of the Port Royal Baptist Church, Rev. Cynthia Cain,
Pastor of the Lexington Universalist Church and Dr. David Charlton,
Pastor of the New Castle First Baptist Church, officiated. Interment
was in the Port Royal Cemetery.
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Delores Armstrong-Powell, 71, formerly of Jeffersonville, IN died
Friday, July 8, 2011, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her husband: Donald “Doc” Powell and two daughters.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 12th, at Scott
Funeral Home North Chapel. Interment was in the Abundant Life Cemetery.
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Bobby “Bullhead” Ayres, 55, of Eminence, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at
Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was the son of the late Florian Edward
He is survived by his daughter: Amanda Ayres, Campbellsburg; one son:
James Ayres, Pleasureville; and his mother: Shirley Louise Ayres,
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 16th, at Prewitt
Eminence Funeral Home. Rev. Michael Duncan, Pastor of the Eminence
Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in the Eminence Cemetery.
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Owen Abbott, 71, of New Castle, died Sunday, November 20, 2011, at
Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. Son of the late Guy Abbott and
Lizzie Ellen Sutherland Abbott, he was a farmer.
He is survived by four daughters: Laurie Walls and Donna Ray, both of
Eminence, Tammy Clark, Campbellsburg and Doreen Walls, New Castle; one
son: Timothy Abbott, Bedford; one brother: Guy E. Abbott, Sr.,
Campbellsburg; beloved companion: Dora Abbott Ward, New Castle; five
grandsons; six granddaughters; six great-grandsons; four
great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 23rd, at
Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. Bro. Corey Beatty, Pastor of the
Drennon Christian Church, officiated. Interment was in the New Castle
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David Acree, 60, of Shelbyville, died Friday, October 21, 2011. He was
the son of the late James Robert Acree.
He is survived by his daughter: Carrie J. Trail, New Castle and his
mother: Beulah Poole Williams and her husband: Alfred, New Castle.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Thursday, October 27,
2011, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. Bro. Shawn Golden, Pastor of
the Campbellsburg Baptist Church, will officiate.
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Elbert “Cordie” Armstrong
Elbert Cordell “Cordie” Armstrong, 79, of Cropper, died Monday, July 25,
2011, at his residence. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by three sons: Mike Armstrong, Shelbyville, Kevin
Armstrong, and Jason Armstrong, both of Cropper.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 29th, at Shannon
Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Interment was in the Bagdad Cemetery.
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Mary Elise Clark Anderson, 92, of New Castle, died December 21, 2011.
Elise was married to James R. Anderson in 1943. She attended Ohio
Wesleyan University where she joined the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Having
received many awards as a real estate agent in Nashville for 40 years,
she retired at the age of 83 and moved to Madison, IN with her husband.
She is survived by four children: Sue Morgan, David Anderson, Debbie
Gish and Jo Nielson and their spouses; ten grandchildren; and five
A family memorial service was held.
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Murray B. Armstrong, 82, died Sunday, October 9, 2011, at his residence.
Born in Franklin County, he was the son of the late Walter Thomas and
Bessie McCarty Armstrong. He attended Cropper High School and Georgetown
College and was well known as an extraordinary basketball player. A
devout Christian, he was a builder and farmer, and served his country in
the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife: Sue Armstrong, of Cropper; sons: Dale
Armstrong, Louisville, Patrick Trotta, Chicago and Kevin Trotta and
Murray B. Armstrong, Jr., both of Cropper; daughters: Debbie Yeary,
Shelbyville, Donna Virg, Simpsonville, Gina Carey, Shelbyville, and
Dyana Butler, Burlington, Vermont; a brother: Rollie Armstrong, Elmburg,
and a sister: Dorothy Long, Cropper; ten grandchildren and one
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13th, at
Hall-Taylor Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with Rev. Jim Cavendish
officiating. Interment was in the Cropper Cemetery.
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Norma Winburn Ashmore, 85, of Shelbyville, passed away on Monday,
November 14, 2011 at Crestview Nursing Center. Norma was formerly of
Louisville and a native of Smithfield. She was the daughter of the late
Curtis and Anna Wilson Winburn. She was a dental assistant for forty
years in Jefferson County and a member of the Douglas Boulevard
She was preceded in death by her husband: Guy M. Ashmore, Jr. and two
sisters: Sara Stivers and Helen Roberts.
She is survived by her brother: Bill Winburn (Rhonda), Bagdad; two
nieces: Linda Abell (Damian) Crestwood and Charlotte Pridemore (Joe),
Shelbyville; nephew: Michael Roberts (Judy) Bagdad; and two
great-nieces: Sara Searcy (Jason) Missouri and Angela Mouser (Michael)
Villa Hills, KY.
Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, at the Smithfield
Cemetery. Arrangements were by Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.
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