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Obituaries

  • Virginia Cessna, 83

    Virginia Cessna, 83, Bardstown, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at her residence. She was born Nov. 8, 1925, in El Paso, Texas, a retired teacher for the Cleveland City Schools, a member of Homemakers and the Welcome Wagon in Vero Beach, Fla, and secretary for the planning & zoning board in Litchfield, Ohio.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, John Curtis Cessna.

    Survivors include a son, Alan Cessna, Bardstown; a daughter, Bonnie Diersing, Bardstown; and three grandchildren.

  • Pearlie Ann Hill Burgen, 67

    Pearlie Ann Hill Burgen, 67, Springfield, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at her residence. She was born Nov. 7, 1941. She was a homemaker, a native of Washington County and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

    She was preceded in death by a grandson; her parents, Henry Hobert and Victoria Coulter Hill; a sister, Katherine Pinkston; and a brother, David Hill.

  • William Gerald “Jerry” Hall, 83

    William Gerald “Jerry” Hall, 83, Bronson, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at Williston Rehabilitation Center. He graduated from St. Joseph Prep School. He served in the Army Air Corps 1944-1946. He attended the University of Louisville and worked for the Corps of Engineers in Louisville. He married Betsy Beam Stiles in 1952 and lived in Louisville for five years before moving his family to south Florida in 1957. During his time in south Florida, he worked for an architect and designed many buildings and built a home in the Keys.

  • Lois Evelyn Leeman, 55,

    Lois Evelyn Leeman, 55, Bardstown, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at her residence. She was the former Lois Price, a native of Louisville; a homemaker, a United States Navy veteran and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 1181 in Louisville.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Richard and Dorothy Norman Price.

  • Mary Dorothy Bartley, 74

    Mary Dorothy Bartley, 74, Greenbriar, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 16, 1935, in Nelson County. She was a lifelong homemaker and a member of the Catholic faith.

    She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, James Leonard Bartley, Jr.; a son, Bert Thomas Bartley; a grandson; her parents, Lawrence and Mary Nettie Lyvers Reid; and a brother, Leon Andrew Reid.

  • Charles Stephen “Steve” Stansbury, 54

    Charles Stephen “Steve” Stansbury, 54, Bloomfield, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at his residence. He was a native of Nelson County a Catholic by faith and a retired groundskeeper with Bernheim Forest in Clermont with 15 years of service.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Benjamine Stansbury; and two sisters, Bessie Hedrick and Ruth Stansbury.

  • Lexi Page Cothern, 5 month old infant

    Lexi Page Cothern, 5 month old infant, Lebanon Junction, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.

    She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Willis Hodge, Helen McCubbins and Charles Cothern.

    Survivors include her parents, Sarah Elizabeth “Beth” Hodge and Thomas Leon Cothern; a brother, Thomas Gage Cothern, Lebanon Junction; grandparents, Penny Cothern, Lebanon Junction, Daisy and Eddie Johnson, Shepherdsville; great-grandparents, Louise House and Sarah Hodge, Lebanon Junction, Tommy McCubbins, Lebanon Junction; and Betty and Edward Johnson, Shepherdsville.

  • Francis Larry Nalley, 86

    Francis Larry Nalley, 86, Boston, formerly of Culvertown, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2009, at his residence. He was born July 8, 1922 in Culvertown. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Culvertown, an Army veteran of World War Ii serving in Germany and was retired from construction after working 45 years for various construction companies working on I-65 most of those years.

  • James William “Shorty” Ewing, 82

    James William “Shorty” Ewing, 82, Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at North Hardin Health & Rehab, Radcliff. He was a native of Boston, an Army veteran of World War II and a retired supervisor at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 113 in Elizabethtown, a 50-year member of Dunavan Masonic Lodge No. 292, Boston, and a member of Elizabethtown Baptist Church.

  • Robert A. Parish, 82

    Robert A. Parish, 82, died Thursday in Shelbyville. He was a member of Bloomfield Christian Church.

    Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Ockerman Parish; a daughter, Sidney Rothenburger, Shelbyville; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a sister, Minnie Doerting, Lexington.

    The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Shannon Funeral Home with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery.

    Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.