Veteran

Joe Louis Wells, Jr.

November 8, 2017

Wells, Joe Louis Jr., 62, passed away on Wednesday November 8, 2017. He was a U.S. Marine Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Wells; children, Anisha Lane (Elco Tchibozo-Fofo), and Joe L. Wells, III (Holly); mother, Allie Carr-Lee (Joe); ste

Gregory Eugene Chinn

November 4, 2017

Chinn, Gregory Eugene, 55, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Friday, November 10, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 12 Noon at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street. www.economywithdign

Terry Dwayne Jones

November 3, 2017

Jones, Terry Dwayne, 25, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017. His is survived by his siblings, Ashley, Maurishen, Darryl and Jordon Gaither. Visitation will 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant View Baptist Church, 2600 Virginia Avenue, with the funera

Annie Ruth Mack

November 3, 2017

79, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Monday with funeral service to follow at 12 Noon at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Drive. Interment: Highland Memory Gardens. Professional services by Rodgers-Awk

Daryl Dwayne Spence

November 2, 2017

Spence, Daryl Dwayne, 50, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. He is survived by his father Charles Bullock; children, LeQuita Rodriquez, Karla and Klarita Lee: brothers, Michael and Shan Spence, Charles Hayden, Tony Lewis, Lamar Brown, Miguel

Dwight Earl McMillan

November 2, 2017

McMillan, Dwight Earl, 60, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017. Dwight was born to Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr. and Mildred A. McMillan in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on October 14, 1957. Dwight grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and East Lansing, M

Yolonda Evette Tennyson

November 2, 2017

Tennyson, Yolonda Evette, 48, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 12 Noon at New Golden Star Baptist Church, 115 Steedly Drive. Interment will be in Gr

Theoadis Williams, Jr.

November 2, 2017

Williams, Theoadis Jr., 65, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Green Street Baptist Church, 519 E. Gray Street. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street. www

David Andrew Walker

November 1, 2017

Walker, David Andrew, 57, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 12 Noon at Pleasant View Baptist Church, 2600 Virginia Avenue. Professional services by

Pamela Cooksey

October 31, 2017

Cooksey, Pamela, 64, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in Conyers, GA. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 12 Noon at Antioch Baptist Church, 3315 Dixie Hwy. Interment will be in Kentucky

Charles E. Tipton

October 29, 2017

Tipton, Charles E., 78, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Monday with funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street. www.economywithdignity.com

Frances L. Lynes

October 27, 2017

Lynes, Frances L., 90, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Magazine Street Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1942 Magazine Street. I

Valeria L. Smith

October 27, 2017

Smith, Valeria L., 60, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. Memorial service will be 12 Noon Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3815 W. Broadway. Repass to immediately follow service at New Horizon Church, 2202 Dixie Hwy. Pr

Bobbie Jean Hinkle

October 26, 2017

Hinkle, Bobbie Jean, 57, passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2017. She is survived by her parents Charles and Carolyn Hinkle; siblings, Betty Franklin (Larry), Constance Means, Nedra Young (Michael) and Teresa Hinkle-Jones (Ronald), Charles Hinkle (Pr

Rodrick K. Grinstead

October 26, 2017

Grinstead, Rodrick K., 34, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017. He is survived by his son, Rodrick Grinstead; and sisters, Whitney and Shereka Grinstead. Visitation begins 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the funeral service at 12:30 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard

Veteran

Jessis James Williams, Jr.

October 20, 2017

Williams, Jessie James Jr., 76, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Mildred Williams; children, James Simpson (Trena), Monteres Mathes, Malisa Thornton (Norris), and Yolanda Willis; siblings

Lashay Duncan

October 19, 2017

Duncan, Lashay, 28, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Visitation will begin 1 p.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street. www.economywithdignity.com

Stephen Alexander Lee

October 18, 2017

Lee, Stephen Alexander, 67, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Visitation will begin 1 p.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at Green Street Baptist Church, 519 E. Gray Street. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyon

Dennis Holland

October 18, 2017

Holland, Dennis, 59, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Visitation will begin 1 p.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street. www.economywithdignity.com

Regina Gaile Frierson

October 18, 2017

Frierson, Regina Gaile, 47, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Memorial service will be 12 noon Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Word of Faith Church, 3620 W. Broadway. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Presto

Veteran

Alex Simon, Jr.

October 17, 2017

Simon, Alex, Jr., 94, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He is survived by his sons, Louis, Alex III, Chris, and Jermaine Simon; daughters, Brenda Austin, Brinda Guy, Barbara and Edna Simon; 33 grandchildren; 52 gre

Andre' Lamont Gardner

October 16, 2017

Gardner, Andre’ Lamont, 48, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017. Visitation will begin 9 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive. Interment: Green Meadow

Eric Ramont Thompson

October 16, 2017

Thompson, Eric, Ramont, 30, passed away on October 16, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Mt. Hermon Christian Church, 951 S. Floyd Street. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard

Dahshay Jamariona Davis

October 15, 2017

Davis, Jamariona Dahshay, Infant, passed away on October 15, 2017. She is survived by her parents Teyana Dennis and Jamar Davis. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at New Zion Baptist Ch

George Vincent Rogers

October 9, 2017

Rogers, George Vincent, 50, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. www.economywithdignity.com

Veteran

Elzie Cairo

October 6, 2017

Cairo, Elzie, 84, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He is survived by his companion Beverly Porter; children Bradley Cairo and Cordia Richard-Brooks; brother, James Cairo, Sr.; eight grandchildren; and one great-gran

Erick Tyrone Thornton

October 6, 2017

Thornton, Erick Tyrone, 50, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m.at Joshua Tabernacle Baptist Church, 426 S. 15th Street. Interment: Green Meadows Cem

Veteran

Leon Southerling

October 2, 2017

Southerling, Leon, 80, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife Marillyn B. Southerling; children, Beverly Parker, Leon Southerling, Jr., Kimberly Pearsall (Billy), Karen Southerling, Alfonso Will

Chauncey Lamont Marsh

October 2, 2017

Chauncey Lamont “Tootum” Marsh of Louisville, KY passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 of natural causes. Chauncey was born in Louisville to Connie R. Marsh and Robert L. Bowen on April 20, 1967. He has accepted Christ as his personal lord and savi

Veteran

Garry Lee Douglas

October 1, 2017

Douglas, Garry Lee, 62, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his children, Crystal, Garry, Derry, and Tiffany Biggers; siblings, O’Lester Wright, Dawn Wells, Patricia Curry, Vivian Dawson, Ernestine

Lois Ann Jones

September 26, 2017

Jones, Lois Ann, 68, passed away on September 26, 2017. She is survived by her children Ronald Jones, Michael Jones, Shawvella Jones, Dontae Matthews, and Latrece Gibbs; siblings, Michelle Ware and Tisdale Jones; nine grandchildren; and one great-gra

Veronica Jean Pitts

September 23, 2017

Pitts, Veronica Jean “Bonnie Red”, 65, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday, September 30, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 443 E. Kentucky Street

Sandra Donzella Woods

September 22, 2017

Woods, Sandra Donzella, 65, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive. Professional services by R

Larry Eugene Carter

September 21, 2017

Carter, Larry Eugene, 61, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive with interment in Green Meadows Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. at the church. Prof

Mark Leslie Tennyson

September 18, 2017

Tennyson, Mark Leslie, 55, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday with memorial service to follow at 12 noon at Pentecostal Deliverance Sanctified Church, 3008 Rowan St. Professional services by Rodgers-Awka

William Radford, Jr.

September 15, 2017

Radford, William, Jr., 77, passed away on September 15, 2017. He is survived by his daughter, Glenda Radford; sister Michelle Radford, and brothers Eric and Brandon Radford; and granddaughter, Tiffany Vaughn. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Thursday wi

Veteran

James Raymond Mulligan, Sr.

September 14, 2017

James Raymond Mulligan, Sr. was born in Louisville, KY on January 9, 1932 to Charles Raymond Mulligan (Late) and Mary Catherine Cowherd-Mulligan (Late). He was the oldest of eight children. In 1955 he entered into holy matrimony to Leathia Julianne

William E. Anderson

September 14, 2017

Anderson, William E. Sr., “Jack”, passed away on September 14, 2017. He is survived his wife, Mary Anderson; his children, Carla and William Anderson, Sr.; two sisters and a brother; and two grandchildren. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Friday wi

Darnell Dwayne Bussey

September 13, 2017

Bussey, Darnell Dwayne, 33, passed away on September 13, 2017. He is survived by his mother Charlene Bussey and his father Gary Dansby; and his children, Nekayla N. Mosley-Bussey, Shekinah C. Bussey and Shiloh D. Bussey. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. T

Deborah Frances Edwards

September 10, 2017

Edwards, Deborah Frances, 58, passed away on September 10, 2017. She is survived by her children, Crystal, Alton, and Melvin Carter, and Cherie Edwards; siblings, Constance Young (Cranston), Nicole Flowers (Aaron), James Edwards (Patsy), Arthur Edwar

Janice Chandler

September 10, 2017

Chandler, Janice, 61, passed away September 10, 2017. He is survived by her brother James Chandler and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at God’s Will Christian Fellowship Center, 5057 Poplar Level Rd.

Jennie V. Anderson

September 9, 2017

Anderson, Jennie V., 58, passed away on September 9, 2017. She is survived by her son Carlos Cornelius, Sr.; siblings Anita Cornelius, Regina Wilhite, Kathleen Dixon (Michael); Ernest, Tommy, James, and Phillip Cornelius; companion, John C. Hobbs; an

John Henry Outlaw

September 9, 2017

Outlaw, John Henry, passed away on September 9, 2017. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Midwest Church of Christ, 2115 Garland Ave. with interment in Louisville Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Professional services by

Rickey Lamorris Mason

September 6, 2017

Mason, Rickey Lamorris, 59, passed away on September 6, 2017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at First Samuel Baptist Church, 619 S. 16th Street. Interment will be in Green Meadows Cemetery. Professiona

Jacqueline L. (Cowherd) Peoples

September 3, 2017

Peoples, Jacqueline L. Cowherd, 71, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017. She is survived by her children LaTonya Jackson-Thompson, Chartane Thompson, and Michell Thompson; siblings, Ruthie Cowherd, Ceclia Bandy, Robert Cowherd, Jr., and Raymond

Willie J. Vinson

September 1, 2017

Vinson, Willie J., 73, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017. He was owner of Vinson Heating & Air and a member of New Zion Baptist Church. He is survived by four children, Abrea (Tammie), Victor (Pamela), Alondra, and Stephone Vinson, and their Moth

Rufus Eugene Clark

August 28, 2017

Clark, Rufus Eugene, 87, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017. He is survived by his children John Patton, Taaj Clark-Uthman, Barbara Clark, Phyliss Clark, Clarissa Andrews, Rene’ Clark-Jordan, Sanitra Clark-Brown, Dujuan Eddings, Jujuan Eddings,

Shavon Marie Phillips

August 18, 2017

35, passed away on August 18, 2017. She is survived by her parents Lillian M. Phillips and Bishop Dennis V. Lyons. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Dri

Cherie M. Green (Rickets-Rucker-Dodd)

August 17, 2017

Green, Cherie M. (Ricketts) Rucker-Dodd, 60 of Indianapolis, IN passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017. She was an Employee of Whitney M. Young Job Corp for 15 years. She also worked for Jewish Hospital and was a member of Eastern Star Baptist Chur

William Albert Heitkamper

August 17, 2017

Heitkamper, William Albert, 59, passed away on August 17, 2018. He is survived by his sister Cecilia Heitkamper. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 28, 2017 at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street.

Robert Richard Gray

August 10, 2017

Robert Richard Gray was born September 7, 1954 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late George Wallace Gray, Sr. and Austine Virginia McMillen Gray. He was the sixth child born to this union and was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Gray, sister

Beulah McElroy Thompson

August 6, 2017

92, passed away on August 6, 2017. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church and retiree of South Central Bell. She is survived by her children Barbara Walker, Layuna Kirby, and JoAnne Holman; brother, Phillip McElroy; five grandchildren; six great

William Calvin Johnson

August 5, 2017

62, passed away on August 5, 2017. He is survived by his brother John Johnson. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church, 1620 Anderson St., with interment in Green Meado

Dewayne Anthony Hughes

August 4, 2017

54, passed away on August 4, 4017. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Friday, August 18, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Word of Faith Church, 3620 W. Broadway. Interment will be in green Meadows Cemetery.

Robert Dawayne Scott Leachman

August 2, 2017

The family has chosen private funeral services.

Sade Shaney Smith

August 1, 2017

27, passed away on August 1, 2017. She is survived by her parents Jacqueline Maxwell and Vernon Smith; siblings, Shameika Jefferies, Diamond Smith, and Zion Smith; and cousin, Tanya Smith. Visitation will begin 1 p.m. Saturday with funeral service to

Veteran

Jerry Watkins, Sr.

July 31, 2017

Watkins, Jerry, Sr. 70, passed away on July 31, 2017. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife Clairessa Watkins; and son, Jerry Watkins, Jr. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Monday with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Beargrass Ba

Brandon Madry

July 30, 2017

31, passed away on July 30, 2017. He is survived by his children Sariah and Serenity Butler; parents, Tonya Madry and Bobby Wadington; and siblings, Avery, Brittany, and Alex Madry. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Friday with funeral service to follow

Sheree Lynn Fels

July 28, 2017

58, passed away on July 28, 2017. She is survived by her children Tiffany Fels, Samille Fels, Douglas Porter, Jr., and Torey Fels; mother, Lucretia Fels; siblings, Carol Clark, Sheryl Westmoreland, and Carl Fels, Jr., and 11 grandchildren. Visitation

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Eddie Lee McAfee

July 27, 2017

66, passed away on July 27, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wesley and Ella Lee McAfee, and two brothers, Willie and Robert Joe McAfee. He is survived by his wife, Mildred McAfee, son Eddie T (Leia), daughter Ebony (Larry Williams

Lonnie Dell Bard

July 26, 2017

62, passed away on July 26, 2017. He was a Patient Care Technician for over 17 years at Central State Hospital. Lonnie was a jack of all trades and dedicated most of his life to the services of others, but most of all Lonnie made time to be a Great G

Sidney De'Angelo Smith

July 23, 2017

18, passed away on July 23, 2017. He is survived by his parents Latasha Smith and Deonte Seargant, Sr.; and 11 siblings. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 3315 Dixie

Wayne Lee Sloss

July 21, 2017

69, passed away on July 21, 2017. Visitation will begin 12 noon Saturday, August 5, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street.

Joe Louis Williams

July 20, 2017

67, passed away on July 20, 2017. He is survived by his wife Debbra Williams; children Anthony, Delisa, Arita, and Jordan Williams; siblings, Rosie Major, Laura Lee, Viola Toney, Linda WIlliams, Delphia Ligon, Hattie Williams, Gene Hawkins, Thomas Me

Andrea Louise Jackson

July 19, 2017

54, passed away on July 19, 2017. She is survived by her children Ebony Brown and Halima Jackson; siblings Shirley Neblett, Diana Scott, Thomas Scott, and James Scott; and three grandchildren. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday with funeral servi

Lewis Cooper III

July 18, 2017

Cooper, Lewis III 53, passed away July 12, 2017. He is survived by his children, Lamont Edwards, Sarah Dean, Justice Poindexter; sister, Renee Cooper; brother, LaVelle Cooper; and three grandchildren. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 18,

Clinton Ray Woolfolk

July 17, 2017

59, passed away on July 17, 2017. He is survived by his children Cheyenne Cooksey, Raynetta Curd, Leroy Young and Cerita Young; six siblings; six grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Friday with funeral service to f

Marshelle Vanice Jones

July 12, 2017

32, passed away on July 12, 2017. She is survived by her children Martravious Jones, Marquasha Jones, Sir Thomas Rhodes, Jr., and E'myllyon Rhodes; mother, Marsha Jones; and brother, Chauncey Jones. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Friday with funeral

Mattie Louise (Townsend) Cannon

July 11, 2017

78, passed away July 11, 2017. She is survived for her children, Frank, Jr., Richard, Michael and Michelle Cannon; sisters Mary Goatley and Rachel Byrd; 20 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren. Visitation will beg

Stephanie Felicia Kittrell

July 8, 2017

Kittrell, Stephanie Felicia 50, passed away July 8, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Lashay Kittrell; father, Tommy Kittrell Sr; mother, Rosa Harris; sister, Rosanna Smith; brother Tommy Kittrell, Jr. and one grandchild. Visitation will begin

Ronnie "Turkey" Welch

July 7, 2017

Welch, Ronnie “Turkey,” 64, passed away July 7, 2017. He was born February 23, 1953, to the late Jimmie and Josie Welch. He is survived by his siblings, Sadie Sistrunk, Rosie Carr, Percy Jones of Detroit, MI, Jimmie, Jr. (Charlene), Maurice (Joh

Gerald Crump-Moore

July 6, 2017

Crump-Moore, Gerald, 66, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, passed away July 6, 2017. He is survived by his significant other, Debra Gundry, his children, Vanessa Jamerson (Anthony), Geraldo P. Moore (Shanda), Sabrina Moore, Sarah Moore, Samantha Moore (An

Ebony Monique Smith Taylor

July 4, 2017

Smith, Ebony Monique (Taylor), 40, passed away July 4, 2017. Visitation: Friday, June 13 beginning at 11 a.m. followed by the funeral at 12 noon at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Drive. Interment: Louisville Cemetery

Andwele L. French

July 3, 2017

French, Andwele L., 43, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017. Andwele was a life-long educator and former basketball coach, having taken medical leave in 2017 from The Academy @ Shawnee. Andwele was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Leon French.

Joe Elliott Small, Jr.

June 29, 2017

Small, Joe Elliott Jr., 66, passed away June 29, 2017. He survived by his mother Mary L. Small; children, Richard Small, Damon Smiley, Corey Chatman (Tenisha), Chawn Kweli (Amiran), Joey Hardin (Melinda) and Celena Small; siblings Anthony C. , Gwend

Keith Anthony Jackson, Sr.

June 29, 2017

Jackson, Keith Anthony Sr., 56, passed away June 29, 2017. He is survived by his son Keith A. Jackson, Jr. (Kendra Wilson); siblings, Diana, Michael and Danny Jackson; and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Monday at King

Elma Gene Render (Depp)

June 28, 2017

Render, Elma Gene (Depp), 87, passed away June 28, 2017. She is survived by eight children, other relatives and friends. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Monday, July 3, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1472 Dixie Highway, with funeral to follow at 12 noon.

Joseph Cecil

June 25, 2017

Cecil, Joseph, 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2017. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church and a WWII Army veteran. He is survived by his wife Georgie Yarbrough Cecil; their children; other relatives and friends. A celebration of

Davon Lamont Gaston

June 24, 2017

Gaston, Davon Lamont, 21, passed away June 24, 2017. He was a member of the Church of the Living God #30. Survivors include his mother, Lashayne Gaston and father, David Southers; and siblings, Julius Gaston, David Southers, Jr., and Demetrius South

Anthony McKeiver

June 22, 2017

McKeiver, Anthony 58, passed away June 22, 2017. He was a 1977 graduate of Doss High School. He was the father of Toni and Anthony McKeiver, Jr. He was also father of Antwan, Aliya, Alicia, Aliena, Kirstie, Anthony, Jayme and Jasmine. He is surviv

Edward "Ed" Jr. Bowe,

June 21, 2017

Bowe, Edward “Ed” Jr., 81, passed away June 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife Nellie Bowe; and children, Carrie Thomas (Charles), Tina, Denise and Edward Bowe. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1, at Sweet Leaf Primitive Baptist Ch

Richard Allen Goodwin

June 16, 2017

Goodwin, Richard Allen, 58, passed away june 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife Kim Goodwin; children Leslie Ross (Clay) and Angela Musulin; siblings Cathy, Mike and David Goodwin; grandchildren, Ashlynn, Laverne, Sadie, Julian and Kyrian; and hi

Hollis M. Kent

June 16, 2017

Kent, Hollis M., 64, passed away June 16, 2017. She was Brown C.M.E. Church and alumni of Louisville Male High School. She is survived by her daughter, Kappa Heyman (Phillip); siblings, Paulette Samuels, Edith Graham, , Jennifer Gaines, Kenneth and

Dennis Eugene, Sr. Sutton

June 14, 2017

Sutton, Dennis Eugene, sr., 51 passed away June 14, 2017. He is survived by his children, Lashawnta Suggs, Dennis Sutton, Jr. Brandie Sutton; two grandchildren. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Petersburg Cemetery.

Alvin Richard Jones

June 11, 2017

64, passed away on June 11, 2017. He is survived by his daughters Sheniquia Bell (Eric) and Alvinnia Armstrong (Jamel); siblings, Claudia Jones, Darlene Palmer, Charles Grant, James Grant (Temple), and Wilbur Grant; three grandchildren; and one great

Barbara Jean Richardson

June 1, 2017

Richardson, Barbara Jean, 81, passed away June 1, 2017. She a career foster mother. Survivors include her children, Shonda Buchanon, Nathaniel Richardson; foster children, Eric Barnett, Kenneth Shobe and Leonard Wadlington; eight grandchildren; five

James Robert Hinton

June 1, 2017

Hinton, James Robert, Jr., 47, passed away June 1, 2017. He is survived by his daughter, Treasure Hinton; sons James R. Hinton, III, Brandon Smith, Mark Hampton, and James Ford; his mother Patricia Jones; his brothers, Brian, Marcus, LaVar and Micha

Carrie Mae Tyus

May 29, 2017

Tyus, Carrie Mae,70, passed away, May 29, 2017. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. Survivors include her children, Carolyn L. Ford (Bruce), Wanda West (Aaron), Verna Hunt (Kendrick) and Michael Tyus; her siblings, Rosa Russell, Willie De

Duane Lamont Leonard

May 25, 2017

Leonard, Duane Lamont, 51, passed away May 25, 2017. He was an employee of Brick Modifier and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Survivors include his children, Ashley Wilson and Trentney Rhodes; father, Willie Leonard and brother, Vincent Leonard.

Lorenzo A. Smith

May 22, 2017

60, passed away May 22, 2017. He is survived by two children, Lelita Collins, Mecia Moody; brother Eric Hill; stepbrother Ricky and four grandchildren. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Thursday with funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Bates Memoria

Joan Carol Clark

May 21, 2017

72, passed away May 21, 2017. She was an administrative assistant of the KY State Fair Board. She is survived by children, Jamie Foster (Terri Bowman); brothers, Holley and Donald Jernigan and three grandchildren. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Friday

William Henry Cooper, Jr.

May 21, 2017

52, passed away on May 21, 2017. He was a cook at the KFC Yum Center. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Cooper; children, Breanna and Summer Cooper; siblings, Loretta and Anna Richie, Sarah and Isaac Cooper. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday, J

David Louis Tennyson

May 19, 2017

49, passed away on May 19, 2017. His mother Janice Tennyson and father Louis Stevenson preceded him in death. He is survived by his sister, Karen. Visitation will begin 2 p.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 4 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyon

Jacqueline Blackmon "Blac"

May 15, 2017

41, passed away on May 15, 2017, at Jewish Hospital. She was born September 3, 1975 to the late Darlean Flatt and Gearld Puckett Sr. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Nathen Williams. Jackie lived as a free spirit person. She a

Luvenia Smotherman "Mama Lou"

May 14, 2017

100, passed away on May 14, 2017. She is survived by her children Iva Jean Webster and James W. Smotherman (Flora); sister, Mary Katherine Cousin (Rev. Dr. Lester Cousin) of Nashville, TN; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-g

Robin Conner Turner

May 14, 2017

62, passed away May 14, 2017. She leaves her spouse, Terry Conner; seven children, Pierre Turner, Gail Turner-Logan, Nathaniel Turner, Pearl Lindsay, Terry Conner, Jr. and Tequila Conner; father Roland Turner; 15 grandchildren and one great grandchil

Kevin DeShawn Todd

May 14, 2017

28, passed away May 14, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Debra Todd and Eric Radford. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Hill Street Baptist Church, 2203 Dixie Hwy. Professional services by Rodgers-

Geraldine Marie Woods

May 13, 2017

63, passed away on May 13, 2017. She was an educator at Louisville Central Community Center, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and member and manager of Education & Fine Arts Director (1998-2013) at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. She is s

Latisha F. Perez

May 8, 2017

25, passed away May 8, 2017. She is survived by her aunt, Alberta Weatherspoon; siblings, Yoshina Bullock, Yukeko Weatherspoon and Nathaniel Weatherspoon. She was a member of United Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Jaylin Meshaq Hobbs

May 6, 2017

18, passed away on May 6, 2017. He is survived by his mother Angelita Hobbs and father James Washington. Cremation was chosen. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home.