Area Obituaries

Janet McGuire

Janet Lee McGuire, 61, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.  Born April 2, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth McGuire and Mary Elizabeth Rousey McGuire.  She was a former employee at Florida Tile.

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Ruth Thompson

Ruth Thompson, 66, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born Dec. 13, 1952, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Emmitt and the late Edna Young Thompson. She worked as a clerk  at Harrod Fashion and recently at  Wal-Mart and was a member…

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William Hayslett

William Lee “Bill” Hayslett, 65, of Burgin, husband of Diana Butler Foreman Hayslett died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at the James B Haggin Memorial Hospital.

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Samuel McKinney

Samuel McKinney, 71, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at The Waters of Scottsburg in Scottsburg, Indiana. Born July 6, 1947 in Harrodsburg he was the son of the late Ed and Gertrude Carrier McKinney. He had been a laborer for the railroad.

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Larry Wack

Larry E. Wack, 68, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at his home. Born September 17,1950, in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Wellington Schenk and the late Genevieve Jane (Trams) Wack. He retired from the FBI and was the owner and editor of the website “Faded Glory.” Surviors include: one daughter, Reanna…

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Betty Watts

Betty Louise Davis Watts age 91 of Harrodsburg, widow of the late William Wayne Watts, died on Jan. 17, 2019 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born on April 13, 1927 in Paint Lick, she was the daughter of the late Richard Jones and Theessa Clara Woods Davis. She was a graduate…

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William Winfield

William “Bill” Winfield Lester, 92, of Harrodsburg died on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at his home in Harrodsburg. Born May 26, 1926 in Rose Hill, he was the son of the late Hanley Lee and Sara Frances (Devine) Lester. He was a 1946 graduate of Rose Hill High School and was the owner and operator…

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Roy Kallam

Roy B. Kallam, 79, of Danville, husband of Brenda Keates Kallam, died Tuesday at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born June 26, 1939, in Martinsville, Va., he was the son of the late Burton and the late Mozzelle (Burton) Kallam. He served in the United States Air Force, he was a retired…

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Maurice Hayes

Maurice Devon Hayes, age 37, husband of Angelina Reed Hayes of Harrodsburg, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born August 2, 1981 in Danville, he was the son of Van Allen of Lexington and Juanita Andrews Hayes of Harrodsburg. He attended Harrodsburg High School, obtained his GED and…

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Christine Tirey

Christine Adams Tirey, 78, of Harrodsburg, widow of Robert Tirey, died on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at Harrodsburg Health Care Center in Harrodsburg. Born April 10, 1940 in Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Rose Adams. She was a seamstress at Cricketeer in Harrodsburg and was a member of the Baptist…

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