Area Obituaries

Roy Gibson

Mr. Roy L. Gibson, 88, husband of 69 years to Orene Wilcher Gibson, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. Born Nov. 26, 1928, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Marvin L. and Edna Powell Gibson. He was retired from Con Gibson Paving…

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Newell Hooker

Newell Foster Hooker, 84, of Danville, husband of Anna Ray Langford Hooker, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at the V.A Medical Center in Lexington. Born Sept. 28, 1932, in Stanford, he was the son of the late John Franklin and Deanie Elliott Hooker. He was an Army veteran of the Korean war, was an employee…

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JERRY MITCHEM

Jerry David Mitchem Sr., 72,  of Danville, husband of Irene Johnson Mitchem, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. Born July 25, 1945 in Bluefield, W. Va., he was the son of the late Nelson and Margaret Bowman Mitchem. He was a member of the Pioneer Baptist Church in Harrodsburg.

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LILLIAN CUNNINGHAM

Lillian Veronica Cunningham, 94, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Brighton Gardens in West Orange, N.J. Born April 4, 1923, in Natchez, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Robert and the late Carrie White. She was a chief career development coordinator at NASA and a member of the Catholic Church.

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ARNETTA WHITE

Arnetta Mae White, 79 of Lincoln, Mass. died Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Boston, Mass. Born Dec. 4, 1937, in Burgin, she was the daughter of the late Goldie Smith White and Alvis M. White Sr.  She attended the all black Westside School in Harrodsburg and integrated Burgin High School (BHS) during her senior year…

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JOAN WATTS

Joan E. Watts, 76, of Harrodsburg, widow of Connie Watts, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at the Danville Center For Health & Rehab. Born May 5, 1941, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Idarena Bottoms Elliott. She was a retired machinist for Bendix Manufacturing Frankfort.

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Douglas McAfee

Douglas B. McAfee,  90, widower of Shelby Jean Mattingly, died on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington. Born Sept. 18, 1925, in Russellville, he was the son of the late Samuel and Ruth Bearden McAfee. He was retired from Rand McNally, he was a member of Harrodsburg United Methodist Church…

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Joe Lindsey

Joe T. Lindsey, 68, husband of Linda Hamm Lindsey, died Friday, July 28, 2017. Born March 2, 1949, in Salyersville, he was the son of the late George and Mildred Arnett Lindsey. He was a retired engineer at Modine and Panasonic, was a member of the Winchester Christian Church and was an Army veteran of…

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Terry Allen “TA” Green

Following a courageous battle with ALS, Terry Allen “TA” Green, 70, of Harrodsburg, died July 7, 2017, in Atlanta, Ga. He was born in Norfolk, Va., at the Naval Hospital, to W. Allen and Maxine C. Green, who preceded him in death. Following graduation in 1970, from Atlantic Christian College, Wilson, NC, Terry enlisted in…

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Jeromy Bagan

Jeromy Douglas Bagan, 43, of Louisville, husband of Theresa Burnell Bagan died Saturday, July 29, 2017. Born March 22, 1974, in Duluth, Minn., he was the son of Douglas E. and Judy Brown Bagan of Harrodsburg. He was a theatrical technician and former cast member of “The Legend of Daniel Boone.”

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