Dorothy Courtney

Dorothy Courtney, 75, of Carrollton, Ky., died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.



Jewell Dickerson

Jewell Ray "Judy" Clemons Dickerson, 86, of Patriot, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 20, 1926, in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of George and Minnie Ray Burnett Clemons. She was raised and attended school in Joplin, Mo. She and her husband moved to Patriot in 1954. She served as postmaster at the Patriot Post Office, retiring in 1989, after 21 years of service. She and her husband owned and operated the Phillip's 66 Service Station in Patriot from 1964 to 1975. She was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Bear Branch. She enjoyed being a homemaker, crocheting, knitting, antiquing, playing bingo and going to flea markets.

She is survived by her husband, Wilford Conway "Bill" Dickerson Sr., whom she married June 10, 1944; two daughters, Judith Langford of Reno, Nev. and Priscilla "Toy" Smith of Patriot; three sons, Wilford Conway "Sonny" Dickerson Jr. of Rising Sun and Rod Dickerson and Randy Dickerson, both of Vevay; one sister, Pansy Bradford of Cookson Bend, Okla.; 21 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Ruth Ripley; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery in Patriot.

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Olive Branch Baptist Church Building Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Lawrence Jones

Lawrence E. Jones, 77, of Madison, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Hickory Creek of Madison.

He was born Oct. 23, 1935, in Madison, the son of Ruben and Hazel Jones. He worked for Grote Manufacturing as a line supplier. He also worked for the City of Madison. He enjoyed racing cars and University of Kentucky basketball.

He is survived by one daughter, Lauri Young of Dupont; one son, Larry Jones of Dupont; two sisters, Barbara Couch and Garnett Reamer, both of Aurora; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Ruben "Ruby" Jones, Robert Jones, Jim Jones, Jerry Jones, George Jones and Billy Jones; two sisters, Hazel Clarkson and Shirley Temple; one half brother, Leroy Hall; and one half sister, Juanita Blonder.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today at Lytle Funeral Chapel.

Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.



Bertha McQueen

Bertha Charlotte Chesser McQueen, 96, of Madison, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at her daughter's residence near Manville.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Evelyn Moore

Evelyn Jean Moore, 64, of Madison, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 25, 1948, in Scottsburg, the daughter of John Wilbur and Doris Evelyn Larrison Fields. She retired as a psychiatric attendant from Madison State Hospital She had previously worked in the Food Services Department at Hanover College and at the Log Cabin Inn in Hanover. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Billie Jean Augustin of Madison; two step sons, Eric Moore of Walters, Okla., and Mark Moore of Phenix City, Ala.; four sisters, Tammy Fields, Peggy Madden and Debbie Cloyd, all of Hanover, and Robin Gunter of Madison; one brother, Chip Craig of Deputy; her companion, Jack Mundt of Madison; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Moore, whom she married Dec. 19, 1970, and who died Dec. 15, 1976; and her parents.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be in Holton Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Evelyn Jean Moore Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.vailholtfuneralhome.com.



Ramona Phillips

Ramona Lynch Phillips, 75, of Deputy, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born Dec. 27, 1937, in Owsley County, Ky., the daughter of Chester and Daisy Mae Cope Lynch. She spent her early life in Owsley County, Ky., and then in Jennings County and Jefferson County. She attended school at Deputy. She married Ray Phillips on July 18, 1952. She was employed as a designer for 31 years at Regal Rugs in North Vernon. She was a member of the Lick Branch Baptist Church and had attended Solid Rock Community Church. She enjoyed gardening, writing poetry, watching wildlife, canning, reading, listening to music and playing the piano.

She is survived by two daughters, Yvonne Hock of Madison and Wenda Feutz of Dupont; two sons, Barry Phillips of Madison and Brian Ray Phillips of Deputy; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Lick Branch Cemetery near Deputy.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association or the American Lung Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Donald Rowlett

Donald Ray Rowlett, 76, of Bedford, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born May 22, 1936, on the farm he grew up on in Bedford, Ky., the son of Ivy Clinton and Grace Myrtle Bell Rowlett. He was a farmer and worked with horses and cattle. He and his wife checked fences and cared for the farm together. Later in life, they used four-wheelers to tend the farm. He enjoyed spending time with his family, the outdoors, walking in the woods, and hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Anita L. Wentworth Rowlett; three children, Gina L. Rowlett Ball of Louisville, Ky., David C. Rowlett of Prospect, Ky. and Douglas Ray Rowlett of Bedford, Ky.; one sister, Emma Louise Brown of Bedford, Ky.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky. Burial will be in Bedford Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Lung Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.



Thurman Swindall Jr.

Thurman Swindall Jr., 69, of Milton, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Norton Hosparus Healthcare in Louisville, Ky.

He was born July 23, 1943, in West Virginia, the son of Thurman Sr. and Rosa Belle Jesse Swindall. He was self-employed as a mason and carpenter. He enjoyed gardening, building and being outdoors. He was a member of the Milton United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Ranee Swindall, whom he married July 22, 1997; two daughters, Dena Napier of Shelbyville and Candy Boggs of Milton, Ky.; one son, Thurman Swindall III of North Vernon; one step son, Rick Dial of North Vernon; four sisters, Dee Sullivan of North Vernon, Patsy Ashman Howard and Lillian Swindall, both of Butlerville, and Laura Swindall of North Vernon; two brothers, Eddie Swindall of North Vernon and Van Swindall of Indianapolis; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Katherine Swindall and Caroline Swindall; and two brothers, Charles Swindall and Bobby Swindall.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Milton United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Milton United Methodist Church Building Fund or Hosparus of Louisville. Contribution cards are available at the church.

Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.



Kenneth Williamson

Kenneth F. Williamson, 79, of Turners Station, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky.

He was born Oct. 19, 1933, in Louisville, Ky., the son of William Williamson and Molly Taylor. He retired as a truck driver for Quality Carriers after 17 years of service. He was also a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Lockport Masonic Lodge 772.

He is survived by his wife, Margie Williamson; two daughters, Toni Galassi of Madison and April Payton of New Castle, Ky.; two sons, Robin Williamson and Pat Williamson, both of Turners Station, Ky.; one sister, Ruth Oaks of Louisville, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Dorothy Reardon.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Prewitt Funeral Home in New Castle, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.