Area Obituaries

Leroy Pyles

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Leroy H. Pyles, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at age 85 after a brief illness. Leroy was born on March 25, 1934 in Forbus, Tennessee, to Herbert and Dovie Hodge Pyles. He later lived in Farmland, Indiana, and Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was a master machinist…

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Marvin Peavler

Marvin Peavler, 95, of Danville, husband of Ada Browning Peavler, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at his residence. Born April 1, 1924, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Willis Dowell and Camie Leona Gritton Peavler. He was a retired White and Congleton Construction employee and was a member of the Southside…

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Ernest Harrison

Ernest Lee Harrison, 76, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at his residence. Born Dec. 20, 1942, in Burgin, he was the son of the late James Cecil and Sarah Catherine Estes Harrison.  He was a retired Naylor Farms employee and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member…

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Wanda Infield

Wanda C. Dearing Infield, 61, wife of Michael Infield, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.  Born Nov. 11, 1957, in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late William Grover and Jeannette Ingram Dearing. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. 

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Margarette Eads

Margarette Beasley Eads, 92, of Salvisa, widow of Phillip Wayne Eads, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, in Danville. Born Nov. 5, 1926, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Esco and Delta Stratton Beasley. She did music ministry, was a reading tutor for Harrison Elementary School…

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Julie Lister

Julie Walters Lister, 69, wife of Gerald Ray Lister, died Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Willows of Harrodsburg.  Born Jan. 8, 1950, in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Charles Walters and the late Mildred Alcorn Sheperson.  She was a retired Mercer County Senior High School English teacher,  a member of the…

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Richard Tuggle

Richard D. Tuggle, 63, of Harrodsburg, husband of Dinah Davis Tuggle, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at his residence. Born Jan. 14, 1956, in Albany, he was the son of Elsie Flowers Tuggle of Harrodsburg and the late John Tuggle. He was a retired self-employed truck driver.

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Linda Alexander

Linda Alexander, 71 of Lancaster, died on Monday, May 6, 2019, after a valiant fight with cancer. She was a graduate of Somerset High School and retired from IBM/Lockheed Martin in which she was instrumental in the research, development and marketing for the NASA space program. She also held an 11-year tenure as president of…

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Linda Alexander

Linda Alexander, 71 of Lancaster, Kentucky passed after a valiant fight with cancer on May 6, 2019. Linda was a graduate of Somerset High School and Transylvania University.  Her double major degree in math and physics led her to an illustrious career with IBM/Lockheed Martin in which she was instrumental in the research, development, and…

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Willie Bottoms

Willie Frances Hendren Bottoms, 85, widow of William Madison Bottoms of Mackville, died Saturday, May 4, 2019 at her home. Born on June 4, 1933 in Washington County to the late Ezra and Martha Sue “Susie” Shewmaker Hendren. She was a member of the Mackville Church of Christ, a 1952 graduate of Mackville High School,…

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