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Obituaries

  • Hilda Mae Brown, 85

    BEDFORD, Ky.—Hilda Mae Brown, 85, of Signature Health Care, Bedford, died Tuesday, July 11, 2012, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky.

    Services were held Friday, July 13,  at English Cemetery with Rev. Mike Huff officiating. Graham-Dunn Funeral Home 213 Fifth St. in  Carrollton, was in charge of arrangements.

    Survivors include two sons, Terry Lee Brown of New Castle and Dana Joe Brown of Bedford; one daughter, Vickie Karen Gaither of Bedford; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

  • Johnie Marie Clinkscales VanHoy, 58

    MITCHELL , Ind.– Johnie Marie Clinkscales VanHoy, 58, formerly of Carrollton, died Saturday, July 7, 2012, at her residence.

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 12, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center,  with Brother Greg Isom officiating.    Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. Chastain Funeral Home, 705 W. Warren Street was in charge of arrangements.

  • Patsy Ruth Helm, 70

    TURNERS STATION, Ky.—Patsy Ruth Helm, 70, of Turners Station, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Baptist Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

    Funeral Services were held Monday, July 9 at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave in Carrollton. Interment was in the Ghent Masonic Cemetery in Ghent, Ky.

    Survivors include her daughter, Loetta Marlene Mikel of Turners Station; her son, James Lawrence Helm of Bedford, Ky.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

  • Gage Charles Wade Fisher, 9 months

    CARROLLTON, Ky.—Gage Charles Wade Fisher, age 9 months, died at Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Survivors include his parents, Crystal Beach Kelly and Jerry Fisher; a brother, Robert Kelly; and sister, Hailee Kelly all of Carrollton.

    Funeral services were held July 7, 2012 at the Open Door Baptist Church. with Bro. Jerry Ison officiating.  Arrangements were handled by Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth Street in Carrollton.

  • Charles Edward Walker, 57

    CARROLLTON, Ky. —Charles Edward Walker, 57, of Carrollton died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.

    Funeral services were held Monday, July 2 at 2 p.m. at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home with the Rev. Melvin LeCompte officiating. Interment was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

    Survivors include his wife, Margaret Brown Walker of Carrollton; his mother, Willie Mae Nealy Tyler of Owensboro, Ky.; his son, Darius Walker of Owensboro, Ky.; and one grandchild.

  • Mary Geneva Shoots-Smith, 80

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky.—Mary Geneva Shoots-Smith, 80, of Campbellsburg formerly of North Vernon, Ind., died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at  Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton.

    Funeral Services were held Tuesday, July 3,  at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave. in Carrollton, Ky. with the Rev. Jerry Knox officiating.  Burial was in the English Cemetery in Carrollton.

  • Charles Joseph “Joe” Hendricks, 28

    SANDERS,  Ky.—Charles Joseph “Joe” Hendricks, 28, of Sanders, died Tuesday, June 28, 2012, in Florence, Boone County, Ky.

    A Memorial Service was held Tuesday, July 3,  at Sanders Baptist Church in Sanders.  Cremation has been chosen by the family. Tandy-Eckler-Riley, 809 Highland Ave. was in charge of arrangements.

    Survivors include a daughter, Savannah Gayle Marie Hendricks; and his parents, Charles R. and Theresa Marie Corrado Hendricks of Sanders, Ky.

  • William ‘Bill’ Curtis Lindsay, 88

    CARROLLTON, Ky. William “Bill” Curtis Lindsay, 88, Carrollton, Ky, died June 26, 2012, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton.

    Visitation is 5-8 p.m.  Thursday, June 28,  at the Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, at the church. Interment will be at the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Carrollton.

    Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carrollton, is in charge of arrangements.

  • Norma Jo ‘Jody’ Alexander Schell, 65

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Norma Jo “Jody” Alexander Schell, 65, of Louisville, formerly of Carrollton, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Baptist East Hospital.

    A funeral Mass will be said at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at St. Rita Catholic Church, 8709 Preston Hwy. in Louisville.

    Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

    Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home-Okolona, 8519 Preston Hwy. in Louisville, is in charge of arrangements.

  • State Police sporting new ride

     Motorists throughout the state may do a double-take this summer as the Kentucky State Police begin rolling out new cruisers with an updated look.

    The agency is transitioning from the Ford Crown Victoria, which is no longer being manufactured, to the 2012 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV).

    KSP recently purchased 125 of the vehicles (100 in traditional gray and 25 in tan for use by its Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division) to begin replacing its aging fleet of 2004-2010 model Fords.