• Johnnie Douglas Thompson, 75


    Johnnie Douglas Thompson, age 75, of Louisville, formerly of Washington County, died at 5:50 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

  • Ruth Taylor Reed, 87


    Ruth Taylor Reed, 87, passed away at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at her home on Doctor’s Street in Springfield.
    Visitation at Carey & Son Funeral Home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. (today) Jan. 11, 2012 at the Springfield United Methodist Church.
    A complete obituary will appear in next week’s edition of The Springfield Sun.

  • Geneva Thompson Settles, 94


  • Mary Josephine Mudd, 80


  • Mary Elizabeth Sutton, 91


  • Richard Kenneth ‘Dick’ Hardin Sr., 68

    Richard Kenneth  ‘Dick’ Hardin Sr., age 68, of Willisburg, passed away at 5:56 a.m., Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at the home of his daughter in Louisville.
    A native of Washington County, he was born on Jan. 19, 1943 to the late Frank Sr. and Myrtle Vivian Burkhead Hardin.
    He was a self-employed timber logger for 25 years before having to retire due to declining health.
    Preceding him in death were two sisters, Lena Mae Milburn and Helen Moore; and a brother, William Martin Hardin.

  • Ruby Satterly Barnett, 98

    Ruby Satterly Barnett, age 98, of the Kirkland Community of Washington County, passed away at 11:45 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 at the Heritage Hall Care Center in Lawrenceburg.

    She was a native of Washington County, born on March 16, 1913 to the late W.O. and Lora Dennis Satterly.
    She was a member of the Antioch Christian Church, a homemaker and a graduate of Fairview High School in Mercer County.

  • Sr. Amelia del Carmen Rivera, 94

    Dominican Sister of Peace Amelia del Carmen Rivera, 94, a native of Aibonito, Puerto Rico, died Dec. 28, 2011 at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine., Ky.

  • Johnnie Peavler, 77

    Johnnie  Peavler, 77, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 at his residence. He was born Nov. 2, 1934 in Tatum Springs, Ky.

    He was a retired Local 181 Heavy Equipment Operator, a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Tatum Springs, the American Rifle Assoc. and a former member of Sharpsville Masonic Lodge #688.

  • Carolyn Hood, 71

    A Bloomfield resident, Carolyn Hood, age 71, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at her residence. 

    She was the former Carolyn Murphy, a native of Nelson County, a retired employee of General Electric with 31 years of service, a member of the Bloomfield Baptist Church, where she also served on the Bereavement Committee. She was a graduate from the Bloomfield High School class of 1959. 
    She was the daughter of the late Roy and Essie Chesser Murphy and was preceded in death by a nephew, Danny Hood.