Area Obituaries

Jerry Royalty

Jerry Lee Royalty, 66, of Louisville,  died Wednesday, Dec. 12,, at the Baptist Health Lexington. Born Aug. 25, 1952, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late James and Lena Mae (Hulett) Royalty. He was a member of the Christian Church, former Harrodsburg City Commissioner, and was Member of the Harrodsburg Jaycees, where…

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Thomas Moore

Thomas Matthew “Tom” Moore, 66, of Harrodsburg, husband of Patricia Ann Mayes Moore, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at the Saint Joseph Hospital East, in Lexington. Born Oct. 2, 1952, in Chelsea, Maine, he was the son of the late Frederic L and Geraldine A. (Neville) Moore. Tom was a retired self-employed Building Contractor, had…

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Howard West

Howard West, 75, of Burgin, husband of Doris West, died Saturday Dec. 15, 2018 at his residence. Born Jan. 21, 1943 in Garrard County, he was the son of William West and Dorothy Harrison Reed. He was retired from the State of Kentucky having worked at Kentucky State Hospital, in Danville Youth Development Center, and…

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Joseph Willett

Joseph B. Willett, 65, of Jeffersonville, Indiana died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 in Indiana. Born Oct. 6, 1953 in Harrodsburg he was the son of Jean Kapso of Jeffersonville and the late Joseph B. Willett. He attended the Indiana School for the Deaf and he later became a proud father and grandfather.

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Joseph Yates

Joseph S. Yates, Jr., 66, husband to Mary Jane Moffatt Yates, died Sunday, December 16, 2018 in Ohio. Born April 28, 1952, He was the son of the late Joseph S. Yates, Sr. and Minnie Rea Woods Yates. He was a graduate of Henry County High School, The University of Louisville and the Salmon P.…

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Jeremy Henninger

Jeremy Henninger, 36, of Harrodsburg, husband of Shiela Tejones Henninger, died Dec. 12, 2018 while in the Philippines. Born in Harrodsburg on June 7, 1982, he was the son of Tommy and Terry Henninger.

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Brenda Hendren

Brenda Carol Hendren, 65, of Harrodsburg, wife of Leroy Hendren, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, in Lexington. Born July 19, 1953, in Whitesburg, she was the daughter of Doris (Thomas) Dillow of Springfield and the late Jeff Banks. She was a retired Walmart Pharmacy Technician and was a…

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Claudine Garr

Claudine Garr, 84, of Danville, widow of Derward B. Garr, died on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at UK Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. Born Nov. 26, 1934 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Everette Sallee and Millie (Devon) Simpson. She was member of the graduating class of 1952 from West Side High…

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Emily Gibson

Emily Margaret Gibson, 95, of Harrodsburg, died Dec. 16, 2018, in Louisville. Born May 6, 1923, in Evarts she was the daughter of the late Alexander Vanover and Nancy Browning Vanover. Emily was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Gibson. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Ronald Gene Gibson (Pat), Virgil Marcus…

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Morris Vaughn

Morris Leo Vaughn Jr., 52, of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born in 1966 in Illinois, he was the son of Betty (Richard) Steele of Harrodsburg and the late Morris Leo Vaughn. He worked for 30 years for the City of Harrodsburg Streets and Parks Department never…

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