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, August 20, 2012 12:32 PM
Contributed By: E. T. "Hammer" Smith
Cecil B. Sanders
Cecil B. Sanders, 35, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, September 27, 1992 at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville. He was a native of Jefferson County, a member of the Eminence Baptist Church and the owner of Climate Control, Inc. and co-owner of Eminence Auto Tire and Wheel.
He is survived by his wife: Kay S. Sanders, Shelbyville; his mother: Bennetta (Nettie) Douglas, Shelbyville; one brother: Chris Sanders, Shelbyville; three sisters: Donnetta Chandler, Shelbyville, Rachel McCarty, Frankfort and Audra Douglas, Shelbyville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 1st, at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Rev. Michael Duncan officiated. Burial was in the Eminence Cemetery.
Henry County Shopper October 5, 1992
Wilna Faye Sea Sanders, 85, formerly of Louisville, died Wednesday, July 9, 2008, as a result of an automobile accident. She was a homemaker, a genealogist who published 38 books on genealogy, a member of the Campbellsburg Christian Church and the Kentucky Historical Society. She was the daughter of the late William Tell Sea and Edith Mae Sims. She graduated from Willisburg High School and Bryant and Stratton Business College.
She is survived by her daughter,: Donna G. Allgeier and husband, Anthony; two sons: Ronald K. Sanders and wife, Sherry and Phillip B. Sanders and wife, Cynthia, and seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth B. Sanders.
Funeral services were held at noon, Monday, July 21st at Pearson’s in Louisville. Interment was in the Port Royal Cemetery.
Henry County Local July 23, 2008
Homas Leonard Sanford, 94, of Eminence, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Homestead Nursing Center in New Castle. M He was the son of the late Perry Shaffer and Eva Virginia Locklair Sanford.
He is survived by three sons: Bobby Sanford and David Sanford, both of Shelbyville and Roger Sanford, Pleasureville; four daughters: Donna Grubb, Mt. Sterling, Suzanne Upton, FL, Regina Perry, Eminence and Cindy Lyons, Bethlehem.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 29th, at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville. Rev. Jerry Anderson, Pastor of the Pleasureville Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in the Cropper Cemetery.
Henry County Local May 4, 2011
Fulton Satterly, 72, of Turners Station, formerly of LaGrange, died Saturday, February 24, 2007. He was retired from the Department of Corrections and American Synthetic Rubber Company. He was also a U. S. Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife: Edna Blaydes Mings Satterly, Turners Station; one son: Philip Martin Satterly and wife, Polly; two daughters: Rita Ann Mann and husband, Richard, and Marla Jane Tracy and husband, Phillip; one brother: John Satterly, Jr.; two sisters: Clara Campbell and Helen Campbell and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 1st at Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home. Dr. Carroll Parrish officiated. Interment was in the Valley of Rest Cemetery, LaGrange.
Henry County Local February 28, 2007
Artie Mae Hatchett Satterwhite, 86, of Pleasureville, died Thursday, May 31, 2007, at homestead Nursing Center in new Castle. She was previously employed as a packer for American Greetings, was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church, Louisville, and was the daughter of the late John and Vera Julia Swigert Hatchett.
She is survived by her husband: Delbert V. Satterwhite, Pleasureville; two daughters: Sue Cox, Elmburg and Dorothy Billings, Greenwood, IN; five grandchildren ; ten great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2nd at Shannon Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Interment was in the Simpsonville Cemetery.
Henry County Local June 6, 2007
Marilyn Stivers Scaggs, 77, died Saturday, February 18, 2012. She was a native of Henry County, the daughter of Forest and Annabelle Lyons Stivers. She was preceded in death by her husband: Robert D. Scaggs and son: Daniel Wayne Sewell. She is survived by her sister: Audrey Clements.
A funeral devotion service was held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Fern Creek Funeral Home followed by a f=graveside committal service at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pleasureville Cemetery.
Courier Journal February 19, 2012
Cordie Emmaline “Corline” Schnitzen, 56, of Shelbyville, formerly of Henry County, died Wednesday, January 16, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Durward and Viola Browning. She worked in state government for 37 years, most recently in the Office for Employment and Training, KY Education Cabinet.
She is survived by her husband: Frank Schnitzen:; four sons: Patrick and Chris Stucker, Brian Bond and Paul J. (PJ) Schnitzen; two sisters: Reba Harrod, Pleasureville and Geraldine Jennings, Eminence; one brother: Marlyn browning, Eminence; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Larry and D. L. Browning, Jr.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 18th at Shannon Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Rev. Steve Cowart of Atlanta officiated. Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.
Henry County Local January 23, 2008
Hazel Allene Schooler, 94, of Louisville, died Thursday, February 21, 2008, at Oaklawn Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the daughter of the late Olie and Betty Stivers, a member of the Bethlehem United Methodist Church and taught music for 75 years.
She is survived by her husband: Maurice Schooler, Louisville and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister Zelma Henderson.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26th at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville. Rev. Buddy Coleman, Pastor of the Middletown United Methodist Church, officiated. Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.
Henry County Local February 27, 2008
Anna Mae McGruder Scott, 97, of Eminence, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at homestead Nursing Center, New Castle. She was the daughter of the late Foster and Carrie Gray McGruder.
She is survived by three grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 5th, at the First Baptist Church, Eminence. The Rev. Charles Duncan officiated. Interment was in the New Castle GUOOF Cemetery.
Henry County Local April 4, 2012
After lingering just six months with a most unusual and distressing disease, the exact nature of which can hardly be defined, Miss Anna Belle Scott, died at her home near Campbellsburg on Thursday morning, January 5, 1911 about 5 o’clock. She underwent, some months ago, an operation at Norton’s Infirmary, Louisville, that was pronounced the severest and most radical of the many hundreds that have taken place in that institution.
Miss Anna Belle Scott had a lovely disposition. She was a bright pupil in the High School, exceedingly popular with young and old. Her age was 16 years last September, and she was a member of the local Baptist Church.
The funeral occurred at 10:00 a.m. January 6th at the church. Burial was in the New Castle Cemetery.
Henry County Local January 6, 1911
Helen Bryant Scott, 83, of New Castle, died Monday, October 31, 2011. Daughter of the late Ben and Jennie Dunn Bryant, Helen was a homemaker and a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in new Castle.
She is survived by two daughters: Margaret C. Berry (Herbert), New Castle and Barbara A. Councell (Doug), Greenville, SC; one son: Bobby “Blue” Robinson, New Castle; one sister: Emma Bradley, New Castle; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m., at the New Castle IOOF Cemetery in New Castle. Rev. Meredith Trabue, Pastor of the Main Street Baptist Church, officiated. Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Henry County Local November 9, 2011
Rebecca Moore Sewell, 31, formerly of Pleasureville, died at 8:00 a.m. Monday, at the home of her son, Ambrose Sewell and Mrs. Sewell in Louisville.
She is survived by another son: Eugene Sewell, Eminence; two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at the Thomas Funeral Home, Pleasureville, Wednesday afternoon with burial in the Pt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Henry County Local January 7, 1944
On the morning of February 19, 1912, the death angel visited her home and took our dear one. She was born April 8, 1875, and was aged 37 years. She was a member of the M. E. Church and died in the full assurance of her faith. She was a friend to all, and a great comfort to her family, and also proved a mother to her brothers, Jesse and Earl Downs. Her true love for her devoted husband and entire family was unbounded. She leaves a husband, father, sister, a niece, Anna Kitson, and five brothers.
Henry County Local March 1, 1912
In memory of my mother and father, William H. and Joanna Sewell, who passed away in January, 1929 and 1933. By Mary
Henry County Local January 28, 1944
Earl Louis Smith, 75, of New Castle, died Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at Homestead Nursing Center. He was the son of the late Anton Frank and Marceline LeMay Smith and the plant manager for Brunswick Corporation for 23 years.
He is survived by his wife: Bonnie Smith, New Castle; two daughters: Renee Buckley, New Castle and Sharon Smith, Shelbyville; two sons: Tony Smith, Largo, Maryland and Jon Smith, Alexandria, VA; one sister: Corrine Thealander, CA and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister.
Memorial services were held at 6:30 p.m., Friday, October 21st at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. Deacon Ken Carter of St. John Catholic Church, Eminence, officiated.
Henry County Local October 26, 2005
Margarett Stethen, 63, of New Castle, died Thursday, August 18, 2005 in Lexington. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Annie Payton Clark and a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband: David A. Stethen, Sr., New Castle; one daughter: Kathy Rodriguez, New Castle; one son: David A. Stethen, Jr., New Castle; two sisters: Ola Mae (Charles) Heitzman, Orlando, FL and Annie Frazier, Bagdad; two brothers: John Clark, new Castle and Jimmy Clark, Charleston, IN; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 21st at the Prewitt Eminence Funeral Home. Rev. Michael Duncan, Pastor of the Eminence Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in the New Castle Cemetery.
Henry County Local August 24, 2005
Leonard Suter, 57, of Eminence, died Thursday, February 21, 2008, in Louisville. He was the son of the late Eugene and Hazel Tingle Suter and a farmer.
He is survived by one daughter: Rebecca L. (Kevin) Ledford, Louisville; two sisters: Phyllis Sackman, Vero Beach, FL and Lunora Reeves, Lyndon; three brothers: William Suter, Thomas B. Suter and J. C. Suter, all of New Castle. He was preceded in death by one brother, Sanford Suter.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 23rd at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.
Henry County Local February 27, 2008
Lois Jean Steele Thomas, 74, of Pleasureville, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at the Baptist East Hospital, Louisville. She had worked in accounting for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, was a member of the Eastern Star and was a life-long member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Viola Coomer Steele.
She is survived by her husband: Gus S. Thomas, Pleasureville; one son: Gusta Lynn “Gus” Thomas (Jane), Shelbyville; one daughter: Deborah Thomas Gill, Shelbyville; four grandchildren: Nolan Gusta Thomas, Madeline Claire Thomas, Ryan Thomas Gill and Joshua Lee Gill and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her aunt, Isie Reynolds.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 14th, at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville. The Rev. Billy D. Marcum and Rev. Travis Sheehan officiated. Interment was in the Pleasureville Cemetery.
Henry County Local June 20, 2012
Joyce Williams, 67, of Smithfield, died May 25, 2012.
A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24th at the Crestwood Baptist Church.
Henry County Local June 20, 2012
Alfred M. Wood, 100, died of natural causes in Dallas Texas on Wednesday, September 17, 1997.
He was a sales executive for forty years for Proctor and Gamble Company in the east and southwest and after his retirement in 1961, was active in his own ranching and oil interests in Texas and Oklahoma.
Although not a long time resident of Berea, Alfred Wood was closely associated with Berea and its development. Born in Wildie, Kentucky, as a youth he attended the Berea Academy before his graduation from Harvard University in 1921. His mother, Eliza Seward Wood, for many years had a home on Pearl Street in Berea, living there until her death at 93 in 1954.
Alfred Wood served in both World Wars, as a pilot in the Navy during WW I and as a Colonel in the Army Air Force in WW II, here he was awarded the Croix de Guerre avec Palme by the French government for combat services in Europe.
Mr. Wood is survived by his wife, the former Mary Swain of Eminence and Danville.
A memorial service was held at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas on Monday, September 22, 1997. He was buried in the Berea Cemetery, Berea, KY, following graveside services, on Tuesday, September 23rd. Rev. J. Randolph officiated. Williams Funeral Home, Berea, was in charge of arrangements.
The Central Record September 25, 1997
Shelby K. Yeary, 66, of Pleasureville, died on Monday, March 19, 2012, at his residence. He was born in Pleasureville and was the son of the late Bennie and Sally Ayers Yeary. He was a member of the Lockport Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army Veteran of Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife of forty-one years: Lena Hance Yeary, Pleasureville; one son: Ben Yeary, Pleasureville; one daughter: Denise Miskell (Robby), Pleasureville; three grandchildren: D. J. Ray, Blake Yeary and Shelby Ray, all of Pleasureville; four sisters: Bennie Sue True, Pleasureville, Reba Hance, Lockport, Lea Mabel Mackin, Pleasureville and Merma Blair, Ohio; and several brothers-and sisters-in-law and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son-in-law: Don Ray, a brother: Bobby Yeary and sister: Shirley McKinney.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 23rd, at Sholar Funeral Home, Pleasureville. Rev. Paul Briscoe delivered the message and Charles LeCompte and Glenn Hance delivered the eulogy. Interment was in the Defoe Cemetery.
Henry County Local March 28, 2012