• Nancy Laven Schweitzer Skaggs, 71

    Nancy Laven Schweitzer Skaggs of Bedford died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Nancy was born on Jan. 3, 1943 in Dayton, Ky., to the late Lewis Christopher Schweitzer and Catherine Lorraine Schaffer Schweitzer.
    Nancy is survived by seven children: Nellie Hewitt of Bedford, Cecil Skaggs III of Vevay, Ind., Sheila Hughes of Pendleton, Virginia Willhite of Bedford, Joyce Hewitt of Bedford, Aileen Skaggs of New Castle and Helen “Sissy” Krohn of Bedford; a sister, Margie Sparks of Junction City, Ky., 14 grandchildren and her 5 great-grandchildren.  

  • Marvin Ray Patterson, 59

    Marvin Ray Patterson, age 59, of Milton, died on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at the Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Ind. He was born on Dec. 12, 1954 in Madison, Ind., to Harley George and Mable L. Clubb Patterson.
    Marvin is survived by his companion, Debbie Tribble of Milton; one daughter, Caitlin Patterson of Potomac Falls, W.Va.; his sisters, Wanda K. Adams of Madison, Ind., Virginia E. “Jenny” Bruce of Milton, Carolyn F. “Peeps” Jessup of Hanover, Ind., Cheryl L. Bruther of Hanover, Ind., and Pat Fisher of Brooksburg, Ind.

  • Wade Anthony Lawson, 52

    Wade Anthony Lawson, of Milton, died on Feb. 3, 2014 at the University Of Louisville Hospital. Wade was born on May 17, 1961 in Quonset Point, RI.
    He is survived by his parents, Freddie and JoAnn Alexander Lawson, his wife Rhonda Lawson, and a sister Lisa Lawson Hale, Montgomery, Ala.

  • Harold W. Wallace, 69

    Harold W. Wallace, 69, died Jan. 3, 2014, at Norton Suburban Hospital.
    He was a member of the Bedford United Methodist Church, retired from the Jefferson County Agricultural Office and a former member of the Eastwood Fire & Rescue.
    Harold is survived by his wife of 49 years, Judith Wallace; a son, Todd Wallace; brothers, Philip and Fred Wallace; and sisters, Katherine Carter, Francis Martin, Anna Nelson and Elsie Beckham.

  • 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.