Area Obituaries

Nora Vandivier

Nora Jean Vandivier, 83, of Harrodsburg, widow of Bobby G. Vandivier, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at the Ephraim McDowell  James B Haggin Hospital in Harrodsburg. Born Sept. 12, 1935, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Marvin Collins and the late Frances Hazelwood Underwood. She was retired as the clerk for Dr.…

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Edna Phillips

Edna Mae Phillips, 93, of Salvisa, widow of H. C.  Phillips, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 26, 1925, in Bondville, she was the daughter of the late William Russell and the late Virgie Myrtle Ellis Riley. She was a food service employee for Mercer County School System…

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Wendell Johnson

Wendell Johnson, 85, of Harrodsburg, husband of Joyce Mae Bailey Johnson, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at The Willows at Harrodsburg.  Born Aug. 6, 1934, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Condit Buford and Evelyn Mae Cole Johnson. He was a member of the Magnolia Street Christian Church, and…

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Janet Ingram

Janet Thomas Ingram, 81, wife of James G. Ingram, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at The Willows in Harrodsburg. Born Dec. 31, 1937, in Akron, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late M. H. “Tommy” and Mary Virginia Tharpe Thomas. Janet cared deeply for her family, friends, church and community. She was…

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Carolyn Benge

Carolyn Benge, 68, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in Mercer County. Born March 7, 1951, in Versailles she was the daughter of the late John Kenneth and Mary Helen Montgomery Benge Sr. She was a retired Walmart employee and a member of the Bethel Baptist Church.

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Robin Travillian

Robin Taylor Travillian, 61, Harrodsburg, wife of Pleas Travillian Jr., died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Harrodsburg. Born July 7, 1958, in Arlington, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Johnny Gill and Barbara Carol Stiles McKinney. She was a supervisor at Hitachi and was a member of the Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church.

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James Yost

James Arthur “Art” Yost, 59, of Harrodsburg, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Born in Fairmont, West Virginia, he was son the late James Meryl Yost Jr. and Hazel Pearl Smith. He graduated from Morgantown High School and was employed at Toyotomi America.

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Gerald Peavler

Gerald Rand Peavler, 82, husband of Mary Will Wayne Peavler, of Harrodsburg, died on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington. Born on Feb. 21, 1937, in Mackville, he was the son of the late Herschel Reid and Ruby Lee Bugg Peavler. He was a member of Deep Creek…

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Robert Moss

Robert Lee Moss, 93, husband of Juanita Keeling Moss, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at his residence. Born April 2, 1926, in Perryville, he was the son of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Ware Moss. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, was a member of Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, was a…

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Richard Montgomery

Richard Allen “T-Bone” Montgomery, 83, of Salvisa, husband of Mary Bell Hill Montgomery, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Baptist Health in Lexington. Born Aug. 16, 1936, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Denton and the late Helen Beatrice (Phillips) Montgomery. He was a farmer, a member of the Salvisa Baptist…

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