Area Obituaries

Robert Yeast

Robert Meredith “Robbie” Yeast, 62, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Ephraim McDowell RMC in Danville. Born Dec. 24, 1955, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Francis Leroy and Catherine Dunn Yeast. He attended Harrodsburg High School, was a former horse groomsman for Arrowhead Farm and was a member…

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Michael Tewmey

Michael Lloyd Tewmey, age 60, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, April 9, 2018, at Ephraim McDowell Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg. Born Dec. 7, 1957, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Flo Kerr Tewmey and the late James Tewmey. He was a member of the Army National Guard and was a member of the Harrodsburg…

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Dorothy Collier

Dorothy Corman Collier, 78, widow of Garnett M. “Duck” Collier, died Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Aug. 3, 1939, in Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary Bell Drury Corman. She was retired from Shawnee Farm, was a member of the…

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Louise Peyton

Louise M. Peyton, 82, of Danville, widow of Bob Peyton, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Danville. Born Sept. 7, 1935, in Heidelberg, she was the daughter of the late Caleb and Bessie Turner Murphy. She was a retired secretary for CXS Railroad and was a member of the Gethsemane Baptist Church.

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Carl Carey

Carl B. Carey, 86, of Harrodsburg,  husband of Dorothy Patterson Carey, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center,  in Danville. Born Oct. 31, 1931, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Carl T. and Fannie Claunch Carey. He was a retired mechanic and service station owner and…

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Walter Reams

Walter A. Reams, 96 of Harrodsburg, widower of Rose Horbaty Reams died Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 5, 1922, in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William Henry and Blanch Davis Reams. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and…

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Emma Ward

Emma Sue Ward, 78, widower of William Raymond Ward, died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 12, 1940, in Rugby, TN, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Reval Bertram Coffman. She retired as a physical therapist at the Pine Meadows Nursing Home and…

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Michael Janick

Michael Janick, born Michael Smiljanich, 94, widower of Sarah Josephine Janick, died April 7, 2018. Born June 15, 1923, in Akron, OH, he was the son of the late Mara Peic’ and Simon (Sam) Smiljanich from Croatia. He was a Veteran of World War II serving in the Army Air Corp, attended the University of…

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Charles Ison

Louis Charles Ison, 74, of Harrodsburg, husband of Robin Singer Ison, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at his home. Born Feb. 5, 1944, in Lexington, he was the son of the late Louis Francis and Alma Ray Sanders Ison. He was a chemistry and physics teacher in the Jessamine County School Systems, and a full…

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Leon Coleman

Leon Coleman, 73, died Friday, March 30, 2018, in Danville. Born Oct. 17, 1944, in Jamboree, he was the son of the late Pearl and Daniel Coleman. He was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

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