Area Obituaries

Fredrick Haynes

Fredrick Haynes, 84, of Russell Springs passed away on Monday May 27, 2019 at Russell County Hospital. He was a long time pastor of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Russell Springs and a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was born on Saturday March 16, 1935 in Norfork, Va. to the late Mary Margaret and…

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Mayrine Thomas Gill

Mayrine Thomas Gill, 67, of Lexington died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at her home. She was born January 30, 1952 in Adair County to the late Riley Thomas and Leoner Blaydes Bennett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the following siblings, three brothers Lennis, Chester, and Ray Bennett; and two…

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Whitney Chrappa

Ms. Whitney Jordan Chrappa, 29, of Mt. Washington passed from this life on May 21, 2019 in Louisville at the Baptist Hospital in Louisville. She was born on February 9, 1990 to Richard Chrappa and Sherry F. Shepherd. Ms. Chrappa was a former warehouse worker and was of the Christian faith. She leaves to mourn…

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Earlene Queen

Earlene Ingram Queen, 82 of Melbourne, FL died Monday, May 6, 2019. She was born in Russell Springs to the late Earl Ingram and Vivian Cravens Ingram. She and her husband Russell C. Queen, came to Brevard County in 1997 from Staunton, VA. She graduated from Lindsey Wilson Jr. College, Columbia, received a BS chemistry…

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James Fudge

James Wilburn Fudge, 75, of Columbia died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Holmes Bend Campground. Born in Adair County, he was the son of the late Ruchin and Isla Fudge. Mr. Fudge was a member Sparksville Baptist Church and a furniture maker. His survivors include his wife, Pamela Dunbar Fudge of Columbia; one daughter, Terri…

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Shirley Walker

Shirley June Walker, 84, of Sparksville died Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Zelma Rowe Page and wife of the late Howard “Junior” Walker. Mrs. Walker was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church, a former employee of…

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Jewell Sayre

Jewell “Nanna” Hutchison Smith Sayre passed away peacefully Monday, May 20, 2019 with her family by her side at Allegro in Elizabethtown at the age of 83. Born in Adair County, she was the daughter of the late John and Fannie Hutchison. Mrs. Sayre later moved to Louisville and started her family and made numerous…

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Dimple Howell

Dimple Rebecca Howell, 95, of Columbia died Friday, May 17, 2019 at T. J. Health Columbia. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Mont and Mattie Morrison Willis and wife of the late Edward Joseph Howell. Mrs. Howell was a member of the Columbia United Methodist Church and retired from Columbia Utilities.…

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Leroy Pyles

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Leroy H. Pyles, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at age 85, after a brief illness. Leroy was born on March 25, 1934 in Forbus, Tenn. to Herbert and Dovie Hodge Pyles. He later lived in Farmland, Ind. and Cincinnati where he was a Master Machinist for…

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Dorothy Rountree

Dorothy Lee Rountree, 92, of Columbia died Monday, May 13, 2019 at her residence. Born in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Robbie Lee Baker Jones and wife of the late Rev. William M. Rountree. Mrs. Rountree was of the Methodist faith and a member of the United Methodist Women. Her survivors…

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