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Obituaries

  • Florence N. Frans, 74

    Florence N. Frans, 74 of Bedford, died Jan. 5, 2013.

    She is survived by two sons, Thomas Karcher and Carlton Gene Karcher; two daughters, Debbie Falls and Karen Karcher; a sister, Cindy Stroud; a brother, Gary Nichols; and six grandchildren.

    The family has chosen cremation with Oldham County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

  • Roy M. Darnold, 88

    Roy M. Darnold, 88 of Madison, Ind., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at his home near Madison. He was born Dec. 26, 1924 in Campbellsburg, Ky. to Carlisle and Lena Mitchell Darnold.

    He is survived by his wife of 65 years Wilma Janet McManis Darnold of Madison, Ind.; his daughters: Bonnie Konkle and Vicki Fox, both of Madison, Ind.; four grandchildren, one step-grandson, four great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

  • Joy Mikesell Cable, 78
  • Rev. Nancy Barton, 79

    The Rev. Nancy Barton, D.Min., 79, died on January 9, 2013.  

  • Alma Muriel Taylor Welch, 87

    Alma Muriel Taylor Welch, 87, Bedford, died Jan. 4, 2013, at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

    She was born on March 31, 1925 in Carroll County, Ky., to the late Verni and Mary Alice Jones Taylor.

    She is survived by a daughter, Deborah McCane, Milton; a son, Brewier Wayne Welch, Wesley Chapel, Fla.; three sisters, Lena Edwards, Milton, Dorothy Williams, Morristown, Tenn., and Lola Vories, Campbellsburg; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

  • Dorothy Pierce Sanders Staples, 89

    Dorothy Pierce Sanders Staples, 89 of Bedford, died at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital on Dec. 29, 2012. She was born on Feb. 3, 1923 in Trimble County to the late James Pierce Sanders and Cleo Teague Sanders.

    Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Cecil Staples, son Gary L. Staples, daughter Carole Jane, sister Virginia Greenwood, and brother Kenneth Sanders.

  • Cecil Harold Skaggs, Jr., 70

    Cecil Harold Skaggs, Jr., 70 of Bedford, died at his home in Trimble County on January 4, 2013.  He was born on March 8, 1942 to the late Cecil Harold Skaggs Sr. and Nellie Parrish Skaggs in Dayton, Ky.

  • James William ‘JW’ Norris, 64

    James William “JW” Norris, 64 formerly of Louisville and late of Bedford, died at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1948 in Stanton, Ky. to the late William Elwood Norris and Wavelyn Kincaid Norris.  He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.   

    He is survived by a son: James W. Norris, Jr., of Stanton, Ky., a daughter: Pam Martin of Brandenburg, Ky.; brothers Hank Crowe, Jr., John Norris, Steve Norris, Joseph Norris and Mark Norris; sisters Harriet Heath, Barbara Zoeller, Margaret Utley and Jackie Brown; and two grandchildren.

  • Gladys Bolden Bond

    Gladys Bolden Bond of Bedford, Ky., formerly of Vevay, Ind., died Sunday Dec. 23, 2012, in Bedford.

    Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 28, at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, Ind., with The Rev. Mike Sawalich and the Rev. Peter Phillips officiating. Interment was at Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Ind.

    Mrs. Bond was born in Florence, Ind., to Vernon E. and Leona M. Vashing Bolden. She was raised in Markland, Ind., and Florence, Ind.

  • Lucy Mae Cole Webster, 78

    Lucy Mae Cole Webster, 78, of Hanover, Ind., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Evansville, Ind. She was born Feb. 7, 1934, in College Hill, Ky., to Jerry and Eura Elise Clouse Cole.