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Obituaries

  • Linda J. Luhn, 60

    SCIPIO, Ind. – Linda J. Luhn, 60, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon, Ind.

    Services were Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Sawyer-Pickett Funeral Home, North Vernon with the Rev. Terry Branum officiating.

    Mrs Luhn was born Jan. 28, 1949, in Canaan, Ind. to the late Guy and Wilma Banks Chandler.

    She attended school for 12 years in Ghent, Ky. She was employed at Arvin Industries for 33 years and was a member of Messiah Baptist Church and the Moose Lodge Ladies Auxiliary.

  • Bridget Berryman, 78

    Bridget Berryman, 78, Worthville, Ky., died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009 at Green Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.

    Born Aug. 20, 1930 in Butler County, Ky., she was the daughter of Joseph and Dona Dockery Phelps.

    She was a homemaker and loved yard sales. She attended Worthville Christian Church.

    Survivors include two sisters, Martella Mason, Breckinridge County, Ky., and Esther Duke, Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, Chandler Phelps, Louisville, and Alton J. Phelps, Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Robert W. Garrett, 64

    GHENT, Ky. – Robert W. Garrett, 64, of Ghent died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was said Saturday, Feb. 14, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 507 Fifth St., Carrollton, with the Rev. Kavungal Davy officiating. Burial was in the Ghent Masonic Cemetery.

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

    Mr. Garrett was born Sept. 8, 1944, in Ghent to  William Edward Garrett and the late Bessie Raisor Garrett.

  • Donald Lee Carter, 63

    CARROLLTON, Ky. " Donald Lee “Donnie” Carter, 63, of Carrollton died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at his residence.

    Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 16, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carrollton, with the Rev. Keith Mendenhall officiating. Burial was in Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

    Mr. Carter was born April 1, 1945, in Carrollton to the late Roy and Mary Jane Brock Carter.

    He was a former Carrollton city police officer and a former Carroll County deputy sheriff.

  • Velma Catherine Taylor, 89

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Velma Catherine “Shorty” Taylor, 89, of Carrollton died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton.

    Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carroll-ton, with the Revs. Michael Cammack and Larry Workman officiating. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

    Mrs. Taylor was born March 8, 1919, in Trimble County, Ky., to the late Tony and Virgie Henry Westrick.

    She was a member of the Gospel Baptist Church in Carrollton.

  • Georgia Marie Gould Embree, 60

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Georgia Marie Gould Embree, 60, of Carrollton died  Saturday, Feb. 7, at her home.

    Funeral services were Feb. 11 at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth St., Carrollton. Cremation was chosen by the family.

    Mrs. Embree was born Dec. 16, 1948, in Owen County to the late Henry Clay and Florida Gould.

    She was an industrial cleaner in Carrollton.

  • Joe Marlette, 81

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Joe Marlette, 81, of Carrollton died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

    Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 14, at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth St., Carrollton, with the Rev. David Wotier officiating. Burial was in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

    Mr. Marlette was born Nov. 26, 1927, in Carrollton to the late Planet and Mildred Robbins Marlette.

  • Dawn Rena Fugate Austin, 38

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Dawn Rena Fugate Austin, 38,  of Carrollton died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at her residence.

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth St., Carrollton, with the Rev. Jay Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate, Ky.

    Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at the funeral home.

    Mrs. Austin was born  June 28, 1970, in Covington, Ky., to Roy and Kathleen Fugate.

    She worked in food service at Belterra Casino and Resort in Vevay, Ind.

  • Thomas Ellery Welch, 46

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Thomas “Tommy” Ellery Welch, 46, of Carrollton died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in La Grange, Ky.

    Funeral services are 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth St., Carrollton. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Bedford, Ky.

    Mr. Welch was born Feb. 19, 1962, in Carrollton to Ella Mae Welch and the late Robert Helton Welch. He graduated from Carroll County High School.

    He was employed as a disc jockey and as a cook at the Carrollton Inn.

  • Taylor Michelle Rose, infant

    WORTHVILLE, Ky. – Taylor Michelle Rose, an infant, was stillborn Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at Baptist Hospital Northeast, La Grange, Ky.

    A private memorial service was held Feb. 9, with Pastor Pat Butcher presiding. Cremation was chosen by the family.

    Oldham County Funeral Home, 706 W. Jefferson St., La Grange, was in charge of arrangements.