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Area Obituaries

Harvey Voris

Harvey Ray Voris, 70, husband of Brenda Cox Voris, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2022, at his home.  Born March 16, 1952, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Stanley (Pete) and Mary Elizabeth (Collier) Voris.  He was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and was a quality technician at Corning Inc.…

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Jeremy Thornton

Jeremy Grant Thornton, 47, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Hustonville.  Born Oct. 9, 1974, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Walter (Debbie) Thornton and Carolyn (Rick Ward) Thornton. He enjoyed landscaping, hunting, fishing and working on old cars. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: fiancée, Rhonda Morrison of Hustonville; one son, Noah…

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Kim Swiger

Kim Eugene Swiger, 71, of Harrodsburg, husband of Diane L. VanDunk Swiger, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.  Born June 18, 1951, in Morgantown, WV, he was the and Shirley (Hurd) Swiger.  He was a retired professional groundskeeper for golfing and baseball venues. Survivors, in addition to his wife,…

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Donald Tyler

Donald Oneal Tyler Jr., 69, of Salvisa, widow of Vicki Shifflett Tyler, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.  Born April 11, 1953, in Owenton, he was the son of the late Donald Tyler Sr. and Betty (Brock) Tyler.  He was a self employed brick mason and a member of the…

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Patricia Forrester

Patricia Jean Forrester, 80, of Harrodsburg, wife of Jim Forrester, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at her home.  Born May 14, 1942, in Tacoma, Wash., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Evelyn (Sias) Ellis.  She was a graduate of Yelm High School in Yelm, Wash., attended the Cecil Business College in Tacoma,…

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Martha Doolin

Martha Lear Sherrow Doolin, 98, widow of James Luther Doolin, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at her residence.   Born April 16, 1924, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late John Wagner and Sara Dora Graham Sherrow.   She was a retired nursing aide from Central Baptist Hospital and Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center…

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James Baker

James Allen Baker, 57, husband of Diana Cooley Baker, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022 at the James B Haggin Memorial Ephraim McDowell Hospital.  Born Feb. 28, 1965, in Mercer County, he was the son of Wanda Lyons Coslow of Harrodsburg and the late Jim Baker.  He was the technician in charge (diesel mechanic)…

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Michael Wagner

Michael Norbert Wagner, 77, of Danville, husband of Shirley Ann (Jackson) Wagner, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at his home. Born Feb. 21, 1945, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late Norbert Wagner and Toni (Moore) Andrews.  He was a retired Mechanic for S & S Tire. Surviors, in addition to his…

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Victor Slatten

Pastor Victor Paul Slatten, 86, of Harrodsburg, husband of Shirley (Devine) Slatten, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at his home. Born May 11, 1936, in Lexington, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Myrtle (Robinson) Slatten.  He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam war, was a self-employed carpenter…

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Virginia Gray

Virginia Wilcher Gray, 98, of Nashville, Tenn. and formerly of Harrodsburg,  widow of James E. Gray, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.  She was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church. Survivors include: oneson, Larry Gray; one sister, Orene Gibson; four grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at Danville…

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