Area Obituaries

Dr. William Henry Baughman, Jr.,82

Dr. William Henry Baughman, Jr., husband of Dr. Jann Aaron, passed away October 24, 2019 at age 82, at his home in Stanford, Ky. In addition to his wife, he is survived by; one brother, Dr. Jim Baughman (Katy); one step son, Trent Aaron; two nephews, Jay Baughman (Kim) and Graham Baughman (Molly); one niece,…

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C. Alan Reams, 80

C. Alan Reams, 80, of Ashland, Ky passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019 at The Lantern at Morning Pointe in Russell, Ky. Alan was born June 15, 1939 in New Orleans, La, a son of the late Claude Albert and Jane Hawkins Reams. In addition to his parents, Alan was also preceded in death by;…

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Barbara W. Sneed ,76

Barbara W. Sneed ,76, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 surrounded by her family and friends after a long battle with cancer.  She was born on September 9, 1943 to the late James Orville Richard and Myrtle Keltner Richard in Gradyville, Ky in Adair County. Barbara is survived by; her husband of 57 years,…

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Elizabeth Ann Cravens Richards, 78

Elizabeth Ann Cravens Richards, 78, of Jamestown, Ky passed away Sunday. October 13th, at Russell County Hospital. Elizabeth was born in Russell Springs, KY on June 4, 1941, a daughter of the late Zellah (Cunningham) and Jason Cravens. She was a member of Jamestown First Baptist Church and a retired school teacher. She was the…

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Rita Wiggins, 95

Rita Wiggins, 95, of Gradyville, Kentucky, died Monday, October 14, 2019 at 6:45 P.M. at her home. She was born July 10, 1924 in Plaquemine, La to the late Joseph Evenie and Emily Daig Tullier.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Merl D. Wiggins, Sr.…

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Gwendolyn Harris Alley, 67

Gwendolyn Harris Alley, 67, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.  Born in Franklin, IN she is the daughter of Audrey Sheperd Pike of Russell Springs who survives. Ms. Alley attended the Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church, was a former employee of OshKosh in…

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William M. “Bill” Ballou

William M. “Bill” Ballou, 82, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at his home after several months illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Virgil Leroy and Mary Elizabeth Harmon Ballou and by one sister Judith Rosemary Ballou Sexton. Bill Ballou was a former Adair County Sheriff and Adair Circuit Court Clerk for…

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Hunter Durham

Hunter Durham, 78, of Columbia, Ky, died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8:15 P.M. at the TJ Health/Columbia Emergency Room. He was born May 20, 1941, in Adair County, to the late O.A. “Cotton” and Frances Childs Durham.  He was an active member of Columbia Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher. …

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Abby Gail Scott

Abby Gail Scott, 72, of Jamestown, Ky, died Tuesday October 1, 2019 at the T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow. She was born April 15, 1947 in Pike County, Ky to the late Layton and Lurla Bevins Scott. She was a beautician In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by; a so, Letcher…

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Cleo Thornton

Cleo Thornton, 96,of Campbellsville, Ky, departed this life on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born July 19, 1923, in Adair County, Kentucky, to the late Erie and Minnie Tate Harden.  She united in marriage to Tommy G. Thornton of Greensburg and from that union, three children were born.  Mother Thornton…

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