Area Obituaries

Anne Freeman

Anne Freeman, 90,  widow of Marshall “Jug”  Freeman, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born Sept. 5, 1927, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Claude M. and Laura (Isham) Terhune. She was a  clerk for herfamily businesses and a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

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Jane Shewmaker

Jane Gayle Birch Shewmaker, 80, of Mackville, wife of Carlton Shewmaker, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born Mar. 3, 1937 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Beulah Shewmaker Birch. She was a social worker and a member of the New…

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Rita Ashton

Rita Lane Ashton, age 73, widow of Herbert Ashton, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Oct. 20, 1944 in Shelbyville,  she was daughter of the late Edward and Bernice Ann (Simpson) Clark.

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Ruth Zanone

Ruth “Johnnie” Zanone, age 94, widow of Jack C. Zanone, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at Signature Health Care Center. Born Dec. 10, 1922 in Hazard, she was daughter of the late Dan and Sarah (Bowling) Wooten.

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Ralph Chilton

Ralph Edgar Chilton, 78, husband of Selena Hanks Chilton, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 27, 1938, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Melvin and Margaret Coubert Chilton. He was a 1957 graduate of Mercer County High School, was a farmer, was employed by Seagram’s…

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Rebecca Peavler-Hinson

Rebecca L. “Becky” Peavler-Hinson, 42, of Harrodsburg, wife of Damon Hinson died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Born Oct. 28, 1975, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of Betty Devine Peavler and the late Donald Peavler. She was a homemaker and a member of the Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

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Donna Raider

Donna G. Raider, 57, of Danville, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at her home in Danville. Born July 31,1 1960 in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and  Dorothy (Franklin) Hogue. She was a Homemaker, and a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church.

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Darrell Pittman

Darrell Raymond Pittman, 57, of Danville, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 at his home. Born Aug. 12, 1960 in Casey County, he was the son of the late Albert Kenneth and the late Rosa Mae (Miller) Pittman. He worked as a maintenance man for numerous businesses.

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Leon Mayo

David Leon Mayo Sr., 70, of Harrodsburg, husband of Mary Kay Hamilton Mayo, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Born Nov. 10, 1946, in Lebanon, he was the son of the late Goebel and Gladys Bennett Mayo. He was an insurance agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Co. for 33 years, 8 years in Richmond,  and…

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Edith Nowlin

Edith Pearl Jenkins Nowlin, 89, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Born March 19, 1928 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles Parker and Dovie Hardin Jenkins. She was a home maker and a member of the Family of God Church.

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