Area Obituaries

Josephine Pence

Josephine P. Pence, 94, of Frankfort, widow of James Evermont Pence, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the McDowell Place in Danville. Born Feb. 6, 1925, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Elizabeth (Flynn) Poole. She was a retired Bottling employee for National Distillery and was a member of…

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Katrina Isham

Katrina Brooke Isham, 27, of Mackville, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Harrodsburg. Born Aug. 25, 1992, in Lexington, she was the daughter of Kevin and Carolyn Gay Prewitt Isham of Mackville. She was a North Washington Elementary day care provider and a member of the New Harmony Baptist Church.

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Jonas Barnes

Jonas Floyd Barnes, 80, husband of Alene Robinson Barnes, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Baptist Health Hospice Center in Lexington. Born Nov. 10, 1938, in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Critt and Freida Conn Barnes. He was a retired Frito-Lay employee and co-owner of Barnes and Saunders Construction, was a…

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Patsy Dean

Patsy J. Dean, 82, of Harrodsburg, widow of Gilbert Vernon Dean, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at the Ephraim McDowell-James B. Haggin Hospital. Born Aug. 5, 1937, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Marshall B. and Georgia Ann Sims Mobley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Fellowship Baptist…

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Harry Barnett

Harry Melvin Barnett, 75,  husband of Bonnie Barnett, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at the University of Kentucky hospital. Born Dec. 30, 1943 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Homer and Nilla Drury Barnett.

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Daniel Bailey

Daniel Franklin “Danny” or “Doc” Bailey, 80, of Harrodsburg, husband of Ruth Phillips, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born June 16, 1939, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late William S. and the late Gladys Helton Bailey. He was a retired equipment operator for…

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Roger Atwell

Roger Tevis Atwell, 80, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Harrodsburg. Born August 13, 1939, in Lexington, he was the son of the late Still Tevis and Annie Bell Woosley Atwell. He was a retired prison guard for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a Kentucky Colonel and volunteered at Cornishville Fire Dept., was…

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Bertha Raider

Bertha Mae Alsman Raider, 83, widow of Charles Raider Sr. died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at the Harrodsburg Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.  Born May 28, 1936, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Ed and Mary Rigsby Alsman.  She attended Redemption Road Church in Danville and was a homemaker and a…

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Renwick Preston

Renwick Preston, 67, died, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at his home in Houston, Texas.     Born Oct. 22, 1951, inHarrodsburg, he was the son of Vena Sheperson Preston and the late Harold Preston. He served in the United States Air Force and worked as a control system specialist for S and B Engineering in…

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Marion Rowe

Marion Walter “Walt” Rowe Jr., 73, husband of Nancy Lee Lunsford Rowe, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at the U.K. Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington. Born Feb. 23, 1946, he was the son of the late Marion Walter Rowe Sr and Sarah Sexton Rowe.  He was a big game guide and a self-employed farmer…

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