• 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.

  • Ruby B. Kidwell, 85

    Ruby B. Kidwell, 85, Sligo, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009 in Clearwater, Fla.

    She was the daughter of the Walter and Isabelle (Sibley) Blackerby. She was the owner/operator of Ruby’s Beauty Shop in New Castle for many years. She was a member of the Bedford Springs Church in Bedford.

    Survivors include a son, Brad (Beverly) Kidwell, Tampa, Fla.; sister Celia Logan, Bedford; and one granddaughter.

    Her husband, Lewis F. Kidwell, preceded her in death in 2004.

  • Shayla Graves, infant

    Shayla Graves, one-month-old, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009 at Ionia County Memorial Hospital in Ionia, Mich.

    Born January 8, 2009 in Oldham County, she was the daughter of Chad and Chrystal Graves.

  • Betty Wright Totten, 62

    Betty Wright Totten, 62, Bedford died Sunday, February 1, 2009 at University Hospital in Louisville.

    Funeral arrangements and other details are pending at Ransdell Funeral Home, Bedford, Kentucky.