Area Obituaries

William Robinson

William O. “Mick” Robinson, 74, husband of Rachel Murphy Robinson, died Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.  Born Dec. 26, 1944, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Orvin Lee and Lavinia Gulley Robinson.  He retired from I.B.E.W. as an electrician and power lineman and was also…

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James Jenkins

James Jenkins, 80, widower of Patsy Durr Burton Jenkins died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at his residence. Born Oct. 17, 1938, in McAfee, he was the son of the late Herbert and Lena Jones Jenkins. He attended Shakertown Baptist Church and was a retired employee with Signet Systems.

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John Newton

John Hagan “Jack” Newton, 95, widower of Mary Wood Vaughn Newton, died Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Charleston Health Care Center, in Danville. Born Jan. 20, 1924, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late John Hind and Bettie Hagan Newton. He was a retired soil conservationist for the U.S. Department of…

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Shari Hill

Shari Lynn (Currens) Hill, 70, of Charlestown, Indiana, died on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at her residence.  Born on Oct. 28, 1948, in Middletown, Ohio, Shari spent most of her life working as a social worker and was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church. Survivors include: her husband, Morgan C. Hill; a son, Joe…

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Ann Hicks

Ann Hope Thacker Hicks, 75, of Burgin, died Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.  Born April 13, 1943, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Lucille Lawson Thacker.  She retired as a Registered Nurse from the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital and more recently at Thomson-Hood…

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Joyce Britton

Joyce Britton, 81, of Harrodsburg, wife of Billy Britton died Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Harrodsburg Health Care Center. Born Jan. 12, 1938, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Myrtle Coker Mobley. She was a member of the Bohon Christian Church, a homemaker and was a member of…

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Bill Carroll

Bill “Red Dog” Carroll, 70, husband of Kim Carroll, of Harrodsburg,  died Thursday, March 14, 2019.  Born Aug. 15, 1948, in Muncie, Ind., he was the son of the late Clyde “Dink” and Ruth Carroll.  He was a Vietnam veteran and the recipient of a Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal.  He was also a…

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Verna Stine

Verna Lou Stine, 86, of Harrodsburg, widow of Samuel  Stine, died Sunday, March 2, 2019, at her home. Born March 9, 1932, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Andy and the late Gracie Harrison Adams. She was a retired seamstress from Cricketeer and Butte Knit Manufacturers and was a member of…

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Kathy Smith

Kathy Smith, 57, of Harrodsburg, wife of John Keith Smith, died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at her home. Born Feb. 4, 1962, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late J.L. Walker and Vernetta Harley Walker. She was a retired receptionist for Edward Ritchie DMD, a volunteer for Relay For Life and was…

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Shirley Warren

Shirley Ann Warren, 78, of Danville, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at the Heritage Hall Care Center in Lawrenceburg. Born Jan. 13, 1941, in Whitley City, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and the late Gladys Dean Swain Wilson. She was a real estate agent-broker and a hairdresser.

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