Area Obituaries

Martha Campbell

Martha Jean Campbell, 62, of Harrodsburg, wife of David Campbell, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born April 7, 1955, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Loren and Peggy Derringer Anderson. She was a retired employee of Corning Incorporated and attended Hopewell Baptist Church.

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Rosetta Cochran

Rosetta Cochran, 82, of Harrodsburg, widow of Bill Bottom, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at her home. Born June 10, 1935, in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Frank Staton and the late Elizabeth Kimberlan Lanham. She was a retired restaurant manager and a member of the Gethsemane Baptist Church.

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Billy Gene Lanham

Billy Gene Lanham, 84, of Harrodsburg, husband of Jeannie Dean Gabhart Lanham, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the Willows at Harrodsburg. Born Feb. 20, 1933, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Fred and Eunice Hall Lanham. He was a retired production shift supervisor at Corning Glass Inc., served in the…

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Pat Lear

John Edward “Pat” Lear, 87, of Burgin, widower of Jonnetta Naylor Lear, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born March 17, 1930, in Burgin, he was the son of the late George H. and Benna Fallis Lear. He was a former employee of Coleman’s Lumber Yard and…

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Donald Scott

Donald Ray Scott, 79, of Harrodsburg died Nov. 7, 2014, at his residence. Born Jan. 26, 1935, in Greenville, he was the son of the late Melvin Ezra and Josephine Spurlin Scott. He served in the US Air Force, was a Northwestern Mutual Insurance Co. insurance agent, a member of the Kiwanis Club, Rotary Club,…

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Hope Lowe

Hope Ann Lowe, 82, widow of Robert Lee Lowe, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Born Feb. 10, 1935, in Indianapolis, Ind., she was the daughter of the late William R. and Mildred Jackson Meredith. She was a retired real estate agent and broker, charter member of the Lexington Hearing and Speech Center,  2017 Frankel Hall…

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Charlotte Smith

Charlotte S. Smith, 86, of Harrodsburg, widow of Gilbert  Smith, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at the Danville Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Born April 8, 1931, in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Pierce and Harriett Catherine Lewis Sanders. She was a retired inspector at Corning Glass, worked at Palm Beach…

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Brenda Coleman

Brenda Joyce Coleman, 72, widow of Marvin Devon Coleman, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born March, 7, 1945, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Irene Wilson Lawson. She was a retired cook from several restaurants  and was a member of…

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John Sullivan

John A. Sullivan, 94, of Harrodsburg and Kenansville, Fla., passed away on Oct. 9, 2017. Born on Oct. 8, 1923, he was the son of Charles Blount Sullivan II and Ann Litsey Sullivan of Harrodsburg. Prior to graduating from Centre College, he served in WWII making the invasion of France at Omaha in 1944. He…

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Maryetta Durham

MaryEtta  Durham, 68, of Danville, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Dec. 21, 1948, in Shelbyville she was the daughter of the late Charles Samuel and Dorothy Logston Ireland.    She was a retired registered nurse from Tanbark Health Care and was a lifetime member of…

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