• Alice “Estelle” Faulkner, 74

    Alice “Estelle” Faulkner, 74, Okolona, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at her home. She was born in Nelson County, was a member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church and was a 12-year volunteer for Clothe the Naked.

    She was preceded in death by a grandson; her parents, Olie and Elizabeth Newton Nalley; a brother, Charles Nalley; and two sisters, Bertie Cassity and Bogie Newton.

  • Sr. Marie Michelle Lavin, 100

    Sr. Marie Michelle Lavin, 100, a native of Boston, Mass., died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at Sansbury Care Center on the grounds of St. Catharine Motherhouse near Springfield.

    A Dominican of St. Catharine for 74 years, she was a teacher at schools in West Virginia, New York, Massachusetts and at St. Louis Bertrand in Louisville and St. Dominic in Springfield.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, John J. and Mary H. Keane Lavin; a brother Francis Lavin; and a sister, Mildred Hindle.

    She is survived by a niece, a nephew; and three great-nieces.

  • Mary Jane Hutchins, SCN, 89

    Mary Jane Hutchins, SCN, 89, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at Nazareth Home, Louisville. She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 70 years. She served in the apostolate of elementary education in Kentucky, Ohio and Louisiana for 26 years and later in art education in Arizona and Kentucky. She taught art in Kentucky at Holy Family School, Louisville, 1974-79 and at St. Helen School, Shively, 1974-76 and also served at Our Lady of Peace Hospital, as art therapist from 1976-85.

  • Lillie Stidham Newsome, 75

    Lillie Stidham Newsome, 75, Lyons Station, formerly of Boston, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2008 at her residence.

    Born July 29, 1933 in Roaring Fork, Va., she was a homemaker and member of Faith Assembly of God Church in Lebanon Junction.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Newsome; one son, Roy Leslie Newsome; her parents, Corbet S. and Rosie Nellie Hounshell Stidham; four brothers, Clarence Stidham, Ulyess Stidham, Henry Stidham and Sidney Stidham; and four sisters, Mary Whitaker, Volley Stidham, Edith Stidham and Dixie Burton.

  • Charles Bernard “Charlie” Ayers, 19

    Charles Bernard “Charlie” Ayers, 19, New Haven, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 in an auto accident in LaRue County. He was born May 24, 1989, in Bardstown, a 2008 graduate of Nelson County High and Vocational Schools and was employed with Servicemaster working at the Abbey of Gethsemani.

  • Ruby Frances Yates, 84,

    Ruby Frances Yates, 84, Chaplin, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. She was the former Ruby Haydon, a native of Washington County, a homemaker, and a member of Chaplin Christian Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, WillisYates; her parents, Frank and Pearl Coulter Haydon; and a brother, James Haydon.

    Survivors include a son, Glen Yates, Edmonton; several nieces and nephews; and her caregivers, David and Etta Hahn, Taylorsville.

  • Carliss Beam Bowman, 62

    Carliss Beam Bowman, 62, Jacksonville, Fla., died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, from cancer.

    Born Oct. l4, l945 in Clermont, she attended Saint Aloysius School in Shepherdsville. She lived in Jacksonville for more than 27 years and was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Andy Bowman; a daughter, Barbara Wainright; and her parents, Carl and Edna Beam.

    Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Richard “Dick” Bowman; a granddaughter; and two brothers, Baker Beam and David Beam, both of Bardstown.

  • Carol Ann Mattingly, 68

    Carol Ann Mattingly, 68, Bardstown, formerly of New Haven, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.

    A native of New Jersey, she was a former nanny, manager of Old Kentucky Home Country Club and a homemaker. She was of the Christian faith.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Elizabeth “Betty” Palmer DuBosq; and her husband, Joseph William “Billy” Mattingly Sr.

  • Joseph Edward "Preacher" Sims, 81

    Joseph Edward “Preacher” Sims, 81, Bardstown, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    He was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Athertonville. He was a graduate of St. Joe Prep and a World War II Navy veteran. He was formerly employed by Seagram’s Distillery, Cleveland Welding, Mago Construction and Hard Scrabble Farms. He was a member of the American Legion Post 121 and St. Joseph Parish.

  • Angel Manuel Martinez III, 41

    Angel Manuel Martinez III, 41, of Bloomfield, died Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at University of Louisville Hospital. He was born July 14, 1967, in Heidelberg, Germany, a self-employed computer engineer and a member of Lion of Judah House of Worship.