• Jessie Lee Farmer, 78

    Jessie Lee Farmer, 78, Bardstown, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at her home. She was the former Jessie Lee Cambron, a native of Lake City, Ark., a beautician by profession and was a member of Bardstown Church of God.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Zemer and Susie Farmer; three sisters, Virgie L. Cambron, Ruby Grace Riddle and Modine Rirst; and a brother, Charles Cambron.

  • Nina Dickerson Sparrow, 89

    Nina Dickerson Sparrow, 89, Louisville,  died Sunday, March 18, 2012.  She was a native of Bardstown and a member of Audubon Methodist Church, Christ Church United Methodist, and Hurstbourne Country Club.  She was a former councilwoman for Glenview Hills.

    She was preceded in death by a sister, Lydia Ann Dickerson.

    Survivors include her husband, Jesse “J.C.” Sparrow; a son, James Sparrow, Crestview Hills; a daughter, Jane Naugler; Cromwell, Ind.; four grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren.

  • James Vernon Richardson, 73

    James Vernon Richardson, 73, Bardstown, died Saturday, March 17, 2012, at his residence. He was born Jan. 11, 1939, in Bloomfield. He was retired from Barton Brands, and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Brown Richardson and Mary Jo Cammack Richardson.

  • Lucille Shewmaker, 92

    Lucille Shewmaker, 92, Bardstown, died Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Windsor Gardens in Bardstown.  She was the former Lucille Burns, a native of Washington County and a former resident of Bloomfield, a former employee of the Charlestown Powder Plant a volunteer for Flaget Hospital Auxiliary, a volunteer for the Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief team, a member of Bloomfield Baptist Church and a homemaker. 

  • Rose Marie Mattingly, 67

    Rose Marie Mattingly, 67, Life Care Center of Bardstown, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.

    She was born Jan. 26, 1945, in New Hope and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Linton and Elizabeth Lillian Newton Mattingly; and two brothers, Anthony Gerard Mattingly and Francis Gerard “Flood” Mattingly.

  • Roscoe “Jack” Brothers, 77

    Roscoe “Jack” Brothers, 77, Bardstown, died Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Life Care Center of Bardstown.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Bertha Brothers.

    Survivors include his wife, Pat Brothers; two sons, Mark Brothers, Indianapolis and Neal Brothers, Bardstown.

    A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.  Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Tuesday at The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church.

    Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • Coach Steve Hart, 53

    Coach Steve Hart, 53, Bardstown, died Friday, March 16, 2012, at his residence. He was born March 5, 1959, in Bardstown.

    Coach Hart served his alma mater, Bethlehem High School, in a myriad of capacities over a 24-year career that included head coach in track and girls’ basketball, athletic director and mathematics instructor. He was a member of the Bethlehem Alumni Board, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association and St. Joseph Parish. He was known as “Mr. Bethlehem.”

  • Patrick Joseph Tucker, 63

    Patrick Joseph Tucker, 63, Gallatin Tenn., formerly of Bardstown, died Saturday, March 3, 2012. He was born Dec. 22, 1948.

    He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph Glennon Tucker.

  • Jacob Glenn “Jake” Derting, 20

    Jacob Glenn “Jake” Derting, 20, Bardstown, died Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Murray State University. He was born May 11, 1991, in Salisbury, N.C., a student at Murray State University, a 2009 graduate of Nelson County High School, and a member of Parkway Baptist Church.

    Survivors include his parents, Glenn and Karen Derting, Bardstown; a brother, Zachary Derting, Bardstown; a sister, Rachel Derting, Bardstown; paternal grandparents, Claude and Helena Derting, Hiltons, Va.; and maternal grandparents, John Bailey and Rachel Nolen, Adams, Tenn.

  • Erle Wendell Coppedge, 86