Area Obituaries

John Reed

John F. “Skeeter” Reed, 86, of Harrodsburg, husband of Janet Catlett Gritton Reed, died Sunday, June 16, 2019. He was born John Franklin Skeeters, Feb. 20, 1933, in Hardin County Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown and lived in the Christian Children’s Home in Louisville. In 1942, John Skeeters was adopted by Maurice and Naomi Patterson Reed…

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William Prather

William Gary Prather, 71, of Mercer County died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the University of Kentucky Hospice Care Center. Born Sept. 7, 1947, in Somerset, he was the son of the late Perry M. and Devauna Hargis Prather.

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Harold McCrystal

Harold Franklin “Buddy” McCrystal, 77,  widower of Brenda Shirley McCrystal, of Somerset, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at his home. Born Nov. 30, 1941, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Mike McCrystal and Katie Isham McCrystal. He retired from Hinkle as a blacktop supervisor.

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Minnie Curtsinger

Minnie Curtsinger, 91,of Harrodsburg, widow of H.C. Curtsinger, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at the Harrodsburg Health and Rehab Center. Born July 15, 1927, in Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the late George and Hannah McGohon Drury. She was a member of the baptist church.  

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Annalee Brogle

Annalee Scott Brogle, of Harrodsburg, premature daughter of Scott Jackson and Lee Ann Perkins Brogle, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Baptist Health Hospital, Lexington. Survivors, in addition to her parents, include: two brothers, Slade Jackson Brogle and Dugan Lee Brogle. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Leanna Scott Brogle and Kyle…

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Linda Aubrey

  Linda L. Aubrey, 65, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at The Willows of Harrodsburg. Born Oct. 4, 1953, in Kansas City, Missouri, she was the daughter of Fred Henry Widau of Overbrook, Kansas and the late Georgia Montgomery Widau.

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Charles Fallis

Charles Louis Fallis, 91, of Salem, Virginia, formerly of Harrodsburg, widower of the late Betty Marie Sizemore Fallis,  died Friday,  May 17, 2019. He was the son of the late Thomas Lee Fallis and Ruth Lee Kinkaid Fallis. Survivors include: one son, Steven; three daughters, Jane, Beth and Susan; two brothers, Ray and Norman of…

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Monty “Moose” Ross

Monty Clay “Moose” Ross, 58, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at his residence. Born April 14, 1961, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late William and Mary Watts Ross. He was a self-employed auto body repairman and attended Southside Christian Church.

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Betty Young

Betty Sue Young, 67, of Harrodsburg, wife of Dana Tony Young, died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.  Born Sept. 10, 1951, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Goodloe and Gladys (Milburn) Peach. She was a retired Modine employee and was a member of the Joseph…

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Ethel Yocum

Ethel Gayle Yocum, 68, of Harrodsburg, died Friday, May 31, 2019, at her home.  Born Oct. 20, 1950, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Fred N. and Lula Mae McGinnis Bugg. She was a receiver at Lowes Home Improvement Center and was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church.

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