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Obituaries

  • Joseph Glen Spillman, 89

    Joseph Glen Spillman, 89 of Pendleton, died at his home on Oct. 22, 2013 He was born on May 25, 1924 in Trimble County to the late Joe and Minnie Wright Spillman. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
    Joseph is survived by his wife of 45 years, Doris J. Spillman of Pendleton; a step-daughter, Jeannie B. Benz, of Pendleton; two sisters: Wilma Gilbert and Ruth Erman, a brother, Jimmy Spillman; two step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

  • Virginia Pierce, 86

    Virginia Tommy Harmon Hammond Pierce, 86, of Hanover, Ind., died Friday, October 18, 2013 at Hanover Health & Rehab Center, Hanover.
    She is survived by her daughter, Donna Hammond Case of Madison, Ind.; 4 brothers, Gayle Harmon of Vevay, Ind., John Harmon and Keith Harmon both of Trimble County, Steve Harmon of Okeana, Ohio; 6 sisters, Opal Harmon of Madison, Ind., Frances McFarland of Vevay, Ind., Joyce Romans of Madison, Ind., Diane Hensley of Carrollton,  Byrell Westrick of Carrollton, Nadine McCane of Bedford.

  • Bryan Dancer, 25

     of Bedford, died on October 28, 2013 in Trimble County.  He was born on May 17, 1988 in Alpena, MI, to Terry and Jennifer Morgan Dancer.
    He is survived by his parents Terry and Jennifer Morgan Dancer of Bedford, two brothers: Allen Dancer of Shelbyville, Ky., and Jesse Dancer of Bedford; paternal grandparents Gerald and Marion Dancer of St. Helen MI; and his maternal grandmother Joyce Morgan of Romulus, MI.

  • Johnnie H. Cox, 86

    Johnnie H. Cox, 86 of Bedford, died on Oct. 22, 2013 at his residence. He was born on February 2, 1927 in Harrodsburg, to the late Thurman and Minnie Bottoms Cox. He honorably served in WWII with the U.S. Army.
    He is survived by his children: Brenda Cox Bright of Frankfort, John D. Cox of Carrolton, Allen W. Cox of Milton, Paul S. Cox of Bedford, Larry H. Cox of Henryville, Ind.; Carl N. Cox of Bedford and James E. Cox of Phoenix, AZ; one brother Woodrow Cox of Madison, Ind.; 30 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

  • In Memoriam: Carl Edward Allen, 103

    Carl Edward Allen, 103 of Milton, Ky., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Ind. He was born in Phil, Ky., on April 16, 1910 the son of Joseph and Nannie Hoskins Allen.

     

  • Phyllis Lynn Spurr DO, 53

    Dr. Phyllis Lynn Spurr, 53, of Flatwoods, formerly of Carrollton, died at Ashland Community Hospice on Saturday Feb. 16, 2013.

    A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.23, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave. in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until time of service on Saturday, at the funeral home. Cremation has been chosen by the family.

  • Paul H. Dowling, 70

    Paul H. Dowling, 70 of Milton, died on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at the Baptist Northeast Hospital in LaGrange.  He was born on Aug. 8, 1942 in Jefferson County, Ind., the son of Kelso and Florence (Stockdale) Dowling.

    Survivors include a son, Greg Dowling of Bedford; two daughters: Kathy L. Morris, of Edgewater, Fla., and Lisa Stewart of Milton; one sister, Betty Conover of Fort Wayne, Ind.; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

  • Wilbur R. Horner, 82

    Wilbur R. Horner, 82, passed away Tuesday January 15 at his home in Worthville. He was born in Trimble County the son of the late John W. and Lula E. McDowell Horner. He was also preceded by a son Maurice, two brothers and five sisters. He was retired from the State Highway Department.

    He is survived by his wife Marlene Kelley Horner whom he married on January 4, 1958, his daughter, Carla (Anthony) Popp, his sons, Bryan Roger (April) and Troy Lane (Cathy) all of Worthville, and a sister, Thelma Davis. Seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive.

  • Owen Barr, 84

    Owen H. Barr, 84 of Bedford, Ky. formerly of Henry County passed away at the Carroll County Hospital in Carrollton, Ky. on January 27, 2013. Owen was born in Oldham County on July 7, 1928 to the late Lawrence Oldham Barr and Mattie Wallace Barr.

    Owen is survived by his children, Ronald Barr and his wife Janice of Bedford, Ky; Sharon Harden of Glasgow, Ky; Rhonda Barr of Buckner, Ky ; Sandra Wright of Bedford, Ky. 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

  • Anna Louise Freeman, 76

    Anna Louise Freeman, 76 of Hanover, Ind., died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at her residence. She was born on May 29, 1936 in Louisville, Ky., to William K. and Rosie B. Hyden Freeman. She attended school and was raised in Trimble County.