Obituaries

Jewell M. Smith

September 20, 2020

Jewell Marie Smith Louisville 77, passed away on September 20, 2020. She is survived by sons, Rev. Stephen Smith (Odessa), Leon Smith (Margaret); sisters Barbara Jean Perry and Linda Burrus; brother William E. Burrus, Jr. (Barbara); eight grandchildr

Henriett J. Martin

September 19, 2020

Henrietta Joy Martin "Joyce" Louisville 72, passed away on September 19, 2020. She is survived by sons John Earl Martin, Sr. (Theresa), Mark Anthony Martin, Keith Dion Martin Sr. (Marsha); sisters Charlene Hathaway and Marilyn Morris; nine grandchild

Earl Edwards

September 16, 2020

Earl Edwards, 51, passed away on September 16, 2020. Services will be Tuesday, September 22, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Greater New Beginnings Christian Church, 2100 W. Oak St. with interment

Diana M. Whitlock

September 11, 2020

Diana Mariom Whitlock, 68, passed away on September 11, 2020. Services will be Saturday September 19, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. Diana is

Amiyah M Irvin

September 10, 2020

Amiyah Marquis 1 years old, passed away on September 10th. she leaves behind to mourn her Parents Eric and Aerion Irvin, siblings Jer’rick Irvin, Ariana Coleman, Ejrine Irvin-Keeylen, Aerica Irvin. Grandparents: LaDeetra Horton and Todd L. Horton J

Howard Adolf Chisem

September 9, 2020

Howard A. Chisem 58, passed away on September 9th. He is survived by brothers Jessie and James Chisem and aunt Linda Hill, to include a host grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. Hortense Crittenden long-time girlfriend precedes him in death.

Teresa Ann Zellers

August 31, 2020

Teresa Ann Zellers Louisville - 80, passed away on August 31, 2020. She is survived by her children Kenneth Hayes (Angelia), Mark Carter (LeShaundra), and Darlene Hayes; brother, Gary Carter; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Service

Jermaine Antone Ford

August 27, 2020

Jermaine A. Ford, 47, passed away on August 27, 2020. He is survived by mother, Edith Tinsley, children; Juantez Lewis, Jermaine Butler, DeAndre Montana, Jermaine Ford, Shaquae Butler, Sharmaine Ford, Jermilla McElroy, William Calhoun, Treyshawn Brow

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Larry Wade McDowell

August 27, 2020

Larry Wade Ford, 52, passed away on August 27, 2020. He is survived by his mother Gail McDowell, father Larry Wilburn (Tina); sisters Dorothy Hutton (Migail); Larrita King, E’Talka Lacy, brother Guy McDowell, Robert McDowell and a host of nieces an

Essence Faye Lynch

August 26, 2020

Essence Faye Lynch Louisville - 31, passed away on August 26, 2020. She is survived by her children Dynasty Lynch, Jomarion and Josiah Bibbs; parents, Emma Simmons (George) and Willie Lynch, Jr.; siblings, Alicia, Willie III, and Kevin Lynch; step-s

Qulandra Turner

August 26, 2020

Qulandra Turner, 38, passed away on August 26, 2020. Services will be Tuesday, September 1, 2020 with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. and funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street.  

William Sykes

August 26, 2020

William E. Sykes, 75, passed away on August 26, 2020. Services will be Saturday, September 6, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 am and funeral to follow at 11am at New Covenant Baptist Church, 1190 S. 40th Street. Arrangements Rodgers-Awkard &

Tectric A Owens, Jr.

August 21, 2020

Tectric A. Owens, Jr. 21, passed away on August 21, 2020. Services will be Thursday, August 27, 2020 with visitation beginning at 5 p.m. and funeral service to follow at 6 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. Tectric leaves beh

Kathleen Long Roberts

August 20, 2020

Kathleen Long Roberts, 59, passed away on August 20, 2020. Services will be Saturday, August 29, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. Kathleen was prec

Adrian O Maddox-Bell

August 17, 2020

Adrian O. Maddox-Bell, 16, passed away August 17, 2020. Services will be Wednesday, August 26, 2020 with visitation beginning at 12 noon and funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at Greater Israel Missionary Baptist Church, 1509 Magazine Street. Adrain

James A. Bibb, Jr.

August 16, 2020

James Aaron Bibb, Jr. Louisville - 72, passed away on August 16, 2020. He is survived by his children Donnetta Owens (Arthur), Angela Johnson (Michael), and Delishia Stone; brothers, Jerome, Frankie Lee, and DeWayne Bibb, and Hassan Sharif (Veronica

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James Rucker

August 16, 2020

James Rucker "Buddy", 91, passed away on August 16, 2020. Services will be Tuesday, August 25, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 2325 Osage Avenue. Buddy leaves to

Joseph R. Cobbs

August 15, 2020

Joseph Raymond Cobbs, "Lil Joe", 30, passed away on August 15, 2020. Services will be Thursday, August 27, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. He was

Marshall Lanier Jackson

August 13, 2020

Marshall Lanier Jackson Louisville - 64, passed away on August 13, 2020. He is survived by his children Deshonne Jackson (Mikka) and Shonnte Jackson; sisters, Reba Lewis, Joetta Powell, Isabelle Jackson, Sheila Irvin, and Yvonne Milan; and five gran

Brian K Jones

August 11, 2020

Brian Kelly Jones, 54 passed away on August 11, 2020. Services will be Thursday August 20, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. He leaves to cherish h

Mildred Alma Jean Tunstill

August 10, 2020

Mildred Alma Jean Tunstill Louisville - 88, passed away on August 10, 2020. She is survived by her husband Alvin Tunstill, Sr.; children, Lloyd Tunstill, Sharon Fletcher, Marian Mucker, Alvena Smith, Alvin Tunstill, Jr. and Richard Tunstill, Sr.; an

Jerry Lee Guin

August 6, 2020

Jerry Lee Guin Louisville - 63, passed away on August 6, 2020. He is survived by his daughter Laquita Skinner (Arthur); sisters, Dorothy Knight and Vivian Guin; and two grandchildren. Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Midwest Church of

Ayriana Janae Cole

August 6, 2020

Ayriana Janae Cole 18, passed away on August, 6, 2020. Services will be Saturday, August 15, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 2973 Wilson Avenue. Shanique’ leaves to

Robert C Brightwell, Jr.

August 4, 2020

Robert Calvin Brightwell, Jr., 65, passed away on August 4, 2020. Services will be Wednesday, August 26, 2020 with visitation beginning at 12 noon and funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at Greater Israel Baptist Church, 1509 Magazine Street. He leav

Ella Lewis

August 3, 2020

Ella Lewis Louisville - 66, passed away on August 3, 2020. She is survived by her children Latasha Lewis and Brittney Glover; companion, Carlis Glover; sisters, Mae Johnson, Alma Walker, and Mary Brown; brothers, Tommie Walker and Louis Walker; five

Shirley Ann Williams

August 2, 2020

Shirley Ann Williams Louisville - 79, passed away on August 2, 2020. She is survived by her children Debra Thomas (Ollie), Angela Wilson (Kevin), Karen Spencer (Andy), Marcella Olgelsby (Dale), Charles Williams, and William Carter. Services will be

Dwight A. Lacey

July 29, 2020

Dwight Antowon Lacey Louisville - 29, passed away on July 29, 2020. He is survived by his son Isiah Lacey; parents, Dwight Lacey and Janice Clay; grandparents, Benetta Clay, Rev. Roscoe Clay, III (Bonnie); John and Sallie Lacey; and sisters, Turquoi

Terrance Sheckles

July 21, 2020

Terrance Sheckles Louisville - 60, passed away on July 21, 2020. He is survived by his mother, Lacy Mae Sheckles and step-father, James Warfield; sisters, Natalie Sheckles Bishop, Wanda Fields (Eric), Angela Sheckles, Holly Sheckles (Derick), Bridge

Zyan A Brown

July 19, 2020

Zyan Amir Brown passed away on July 19, 2020. Services will be Friday, July 24, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. Zyan leaves to cherish parents Dominique Brown and Zekiya Lacy.

Lindberg Woods

July 18, 2020

Lindberg Woods, 83, passed away on July 16, 2020. Funeral will be 12 noon on Saturday July 25, 2020 at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 2973 Wilson Avenue, with interment in Green Meadows Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 - 8 p.m. on Friday at t

Althea Elaine Sinnott

July 18, 2020

Althea Elaine Sinnott, 67, passed away on July 18, 2020. Funeral service will be Friday, July 24, 2020 with visitation beginning at 4 p.m. and funeral service to follow at 6 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons. Althea is survived by her son Michael

Wesley Darnell Knight

July 18, 2020

Wesley Darnell Knight, 64, passed away on July 18, 2020. Funeral services will be Monday, July27, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons with interment in Louisville Cemetery.

Jerry Lee Crenshaw

July 17, 2020

Jerry Lee Crenshaw, 73, passed away on July 17, 2020. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 25, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. Interment will b

James Edward Golden

July 12, 2020

James E. Golden, 66, passed away on July 12, 2020. Services will be Wednesday, July 22, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Evangel World Prayer Center, 5400 Minors Lane with interment in Petersburg Ce

Shaun Lavell Clay

July 10, 2020

Shaun Lavell Clay, 62, passed away on July 10, 2020. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 20, 2020 at Portland Memorial Baptist Church, 3800 W. Market Street. Shaun is survived by his children Janelle Stark, Shaunica Stark, and Shawntae Gibbs

Bradley Miller

July 6, 2020

Bradley Miller, 63, passed away July 6, 2020. Visitation will be Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street, with funeral service to follow at 12 noon. Interment will be private. He wa

Audrey Renee Gant

July 6, 2020

Audrey Renee Gant, 48, passed away July 6, 2020. She is survived by her father James Whitaker, children Quaneisha and Raven Gant and Dashuan Wallace-Gant; siblings James Stoner, Felicia and Tyra Gant; and two grandchildren. Services will be announced

Shanique' D Johnson

July 6, 2020

Shanique' D Johnson, 29 passed away on July 6, 2020.Services will be Saturday, July 18, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Greater Christ Refuge Church, 501 Amy Avenue. Shanique’ leaves to cherish

Chauncey Russell Wilson, Jr.

July 3, 2020

Chauncey Russell Wilson, Jr., 61, passed away July 3, 2020. He is survived by his three children, Chauncey, Jewell and Dontei Moore; three sisters, D'Andria Cole, Sherray Medious and Erika Wilson and three children. Visitation will be 10 a.m. - 12 no

Ella Mae Neal Smith

June 30, 2020

Ella Mae Neal Smith, 79, passed away June 30, 2020, at Treyton Oaks Towers.  She was a self-employed caregiver. Ms. Smith is survived by two daughters, Shona Neal Smith (DeKoven) and Tamara Gullion (Stephon); and four grandchildren, Juan Neal,Curtis

William Edward Williams, Jr.

June 28, 2020

William Edward Williams, 70, passed away June 28, 2020. He was a cook at the Jewish Community Center. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at Greater Israel Baptist Church, 1509 W. Magazine Street. Funeral services will be private. Interment

Vicki Renee' Betts

June 26, 2020

Vicki Renee’ Betts, 57, passed away June 26, 2020. Visitation will be Thursday, July 2, 6-8pm at Eastern Star Baptist Church 2400 Howard Street, Private funeral services also will be at the church. Interment will be in Cave Hill Cementery. She is s

Michelle Yvette King Sharp

June 25, 2020

Michelle Yvette King Sharp, 57, passed away on June 25, 2020. Visitation will be 12 noon on Tuesday, July 7, at Greater Israel Baptist Church, 1509 W. Magazine Street. Memorial services will be at the church at 1 p.m. Interment will be private. She w

Winstron Graham

June 24, 2020

Winston Graham, 84, passed away on June 24, 2020. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 1st, at Greater Israel Baptist Church, 1509 W. Magazine Street, with funeral to follow at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Green Meadows Cemetery. Winst

Mark Anthony Morgan-Fields

June 23, 2020

Mark Anthony Morgan-Fields, 56, passed away June 23, 2020. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. to  Thursday, July 2, at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street. Funeral service will follow at 12 noon. Interment will be private. He w

Michael L. Cooper

June 20, 2020

Michael Louis Cooper, 69, of Louisville passed away on June 20, 2020. Services will be Friday, June 26, 2020 with visitation beginning at 12 noon and funeral to follow at 2 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. Michael was bor

James W. Hayes

June 15, 2020

James W. Hayes, 64, passed away on June 15, 2020. Services will be Sunday, June 21, 2020 with visitation beginning at 2 p.m. and funeral service to follow at 4 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street.

Jessie A. Thompson

June 13, 2020

Jessie A. Thompson, 60, passed away on June 13, 2020. Services will be Saturday, June 20, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Greater New Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 1136 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive

Carl W. Ashby

June 10, 2020

Carl W. Ashby, 39, passed away on June 10, 2020. Services will be Friday, June 19, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m .and funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Greater Israel Baptist Church, 1509 Magazine Street. Interment will be in Louisvi

Reginald A. Sanders, Sr.

June 6, 2020

Reginald Auturo Sanders, Sr., 51, passed away on June 6, 2020. He is survived by his children Dion, Robinson, Ashley Summers, Renita Sanders, Reginald Sanders, Jr., Reginae Sanders, Raven Sanders, Ravion Sanders, and Zariah Sanders; siblings, Sherita

David "Ya Ya" McAtee

June 1, 2020

David “Ya Ya” McAtee, 53, passed away on June 1, 2020. He was the owner of Ya Ya’s Barbeque. He is survived by his mother Odessa McAtee Riley; his sisters, Emma Jean Douglas (Edward), Delores McAtee, Patricia O’Bannon, and Addie McAtee; his b

Althea A.M. Woods

May 29, 2020

Althea Aurealia Mildred Woods Louisville - 75, passed away on May 29, 2020. She is survived by her daughter Sheronda A. Woods; and sister, Minnie B. Eaves. Services will be Friday, June 5, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral servic

Chartone "Channy" Thompson

May 29, 2020

Chartone "Channy" Thompson, Services will be Saturday, June 6, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. (adhering to building capacity guidelines) at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. His b

Larry E. Winston

May 28, 2020

Larry E. Winston Louisville - 66, passed away on May 28, 2020. He is survive by his children Lawrence Winston, Troy Slemmons, and Steve Winston (Brooklyn); siblings, Donna Black and Freddie Winston; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Ser

Minnie Louise Gibson

May 17, 2020

Minnie Louise Gibson, 84, was born in Grenada, Mississippi, to Corrina Knox and Reverend Booker T. Dumas. She was born on October 21, 1935. But by the time the midwife got to town it was December 8, 1935 and that was registered as her birthday. She w

Rashaun L. Jones, Sr.

May 12, 2020

Rashaun L. Jones, Sr. Louisville - 43, passed away on May 12, 2020. He is survived by his wife Shalita Jones, children, Rashaun, Jr., Rahkyilah, Roeneil, Raemel, Rahniah, Raiden, and Radamartez Jones; parents, Derek Board and Alicia Jones; siblings,

Genetta Simmons

May 1, 2020

Genetta Simmons Louisville - 84, passed away on May 1, 2020. She was a member of Greater Friendship Baptist Church and retiree from General Electric. She is survived by her husband James E. Simmons; children, Sonya R. Peacock and James E. Simmons, J

Willie J. Turner

May 1, 2020

Willie J. Turner, 69, passed away on May 5, 2020. He was a retiree of Essroc Cement Co. after 42 years and member of King Solomon Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife Vivian Turner; children, Yvonne Whitfield, Tara Boyce, Monica Edmonds, and Ri

Olive Lewis Mackey

April 24, 2020

Olive (Lewis) Mackey Louisville - 92, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020. She was a graduate of Hampton University and retired School Teacher with JCPS. She was member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, The Moles, and Christ The King Catholic Ch

Leonard Erwin Fortney

April 23, 2020

Leonard Erwin Fortney Louisville - 40, passed away on April 23, 2020. He is survived by his sisters, Lenisha and Lynnetta Fortney; and uncle, Rev. David Fortney (Lynora). Funeral and interment services will be private. Arrangements: Rodgers-Awkard &

Betty Jean Breckenridge

April 17, 2020

Betty Jean Breckenridge Louisville - 74, passed away on April 17, 2020. She is survived by her children Carl Breckenridge (Michelle), Andrea Breckenridge, and Sherrell Anderson; special niece, Karen Acuff; 14 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildre

Ronnie Lee O'Bannon

April 4, 2020

Ronnie Lee “Chippy” O’Bannon, passed away on April 4, 2020. Funeral services will be private for immediate family only. Ronnie is survived by his companion, Robin Davis; children; Judith Kinnard, Awqwaette Davis, Ronnie O’Bannon, Rodney Gr

Michael Anthony Tyus

March 27, 2020

Michael Anthony Tyus, 51, passed away on March 27, 2020. He is survived by his wife Latonya Tyus; daughter, Tamia Holden; three step-children, Toneisha and Dolsheka Neal, and Antonio Bowen; sisters, Carolyn Ford (Bruce), Wanda West (Aaron), Verna Hun

Jaylynn Aria Elliott

March 20, 2020

Jaylynn Aria Elliott, 24, passed away on March 20, 2020. She is survived by her daughter, Jaria; parents, Carol Hughes and Jeffery Elliott; brother, Jeffery, Jr.; and grandfather, Oscar Elliott. Private services will be held on Monday, March 20, 2020

Jerome Taylor

March 18, 2020

Jerome Taylor, passed away on March 18, 2020. Private services will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Jerome was preceded in death by parents James Douglas Tharpe Sr. and Gertrude Taylor; sister, Dorothy Taylor; grandmother, Susie Davis; devote

James L. Emonds, Sr.

March 18, 2020

James L. Edmonds, Sr., 64, passed away on March 18, 2020. He was a Deacon at Burnett Avenue Baptist Church and Manager at Louisville Bedding. Services will be held on Monday, March 30, 2020 at Burnett Avenue Baptist Church, 6800 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy.

Helen Louise Jones

March 17, 2020

Helen Louise Jones, 83, passed away on March 17, 2020. She is survived by her children Lynnetta Booker, Pamela Flemming, Barbara Jones, Michael Jones, and Bonita Jones; two sisters, Margaret Sims and Juanita Franklin; and host of grandchildren and gr

Rickey A. Malone

March 13, 2020

Rickey D. Malone, 64, passed away on March 13, 2020. He is survived by his daughter LaRissa Malone; mother, Salika Montgomery; sisters, Carolyn Burnett, Mary Mason, Beatrice Carodine, and Pam Mitchell; brothers, Jerry and Keith Malone; and two grands

James A. Chandler

March 12, 2020

James A. Chandler, 89, passed away on March 12, 2020. Services will be Saturday, March 21, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church, 2600 Virginia Avenue.  Interment will be in

SP "Sammy" Booker

March 9, 2020

SP Booker, "Sammy", 81, passed away on March 3, 2020. Services will be Monday, March 9, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Elim Baptist Church, 3114 Greenwood Avenue. Interment: Green Meadows Cemeter

Charles Silver

March 8, 2020

Charles Silver, 68, passed away on March 8, 2020. Services will be 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020 at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street.

Latonia Roberson

March 7, 2020

Latonia Renea Roberson passed away on March 6, 2020. Services will be Friday, March 13, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive. Tonya Renea Roberso

Shauna Alexander

March 4, 2020

Shauna Alexander passed away on March 4, 2020. Services will be Friday, March 13, 2020 with visitation beginning at 12 noon and funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at Bates Memorial Baptist Church, 620 Lampton Street.

Donna Ann Leffew

March 4, 2020

Donna Ann Leffew, 48, passed away on March 4, 2020. Services will be Saturday, March 14, 2020 with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. and funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston Street. Donna is survived by se

Joyce Anne Alvis

February 27, 2020

Joyce Anne Alvis, 62, passed away February 27, 2020. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020, at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive, with the funeral service following at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Green Meadows C

Wilma E. Voorhies

February 24, 2020

Wilma E. Voorhies passed away on February 24, 2020. Services will be Saturday, February 29, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Grace Hope Baptist Churhc, 702 E. Breckinridge Street. Wilma is survived

Jennie Lean Crowdus

February 24, 2020

Jennie Lean Crowdus, 84, passed away February 24, 2020. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday, March 2, at Greater Good Hope Baptist Church, 840 S. 26th Street, with funeral service 12 Noon Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Interment will follow at Louisville Cem

Kennethia (Nise) Richardson

February 23, 2020

Kennethia (Nise) Richardson, 57, passed away on February 23, 2020. Visitation will be 5 - 8 p.m. Sunday with funeral service at 12 noon Monday, March 2, 2020 at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive. Interment will be in Green Meadows

Connie Bridges

February 19, 2020

Connie Elaine Bridges passed away on February 19, 2020. Services will be Friday, February 28, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 am and funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, 1901 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. Connie leaves

Gary Louis Brown

February 14, 2020

Gary Louis Brown, 54, passed away on February 14, 2020. He is survived by his long-time companion Francine Howlett; children, Gary Howlett, Jr. and Cytona Howlett-Johnson; parents, Steve and Mary Sisson; siblings, Juanita Sims, Theresa Sisson, Evelyn

Hazel L. Thompson

February 9, 2020

Hazel L. Thompson, 75, passed away on February 9, 2020. She is survived by her children Kevin Martin and Valdez Martin; and brother, Samuel McElroy. Services will be Saturday, February 15, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and funeral service

Arthur Cox Duvall, Jr.

February 5, 2020

Arthur C. Duvall, Jr., 82, passed away on February 5, 2020. He is survived by his wife Shirley Duvall; children, Maurice, Danny, and Elisa Duvall; brother, Sterling Duvall; 26 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services will be Saturday, Febr

Betty Jane (Williams) Hughes

February 4, 2020

Betty Jane (Williams) Hughes, 73, passed February 4, 2020.  Visitation will begin 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman, Jr. Drive, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Green Me

Dolly Dimple Quinn

February 4, 2020

Dolly Dimple Quinn, 86, passed away February 4, 2020. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2020 at Lampton Baptist Church, 1121 S. Clay Street. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2020 also at the church. Interment

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Leo Smith

February 3, 2020

Leo Smith, 80, passed away February 3, 2020. He was a native of Lynch, KY, and an Army veteran. Visitation will begin 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 3112 W. Broadway, followed by the funeral service at 11:

Kim Denise (Johnson) Denton

February 1, 2020

Kim Denise (Johnson) Denton, 62, passed away February 01, 2020, at Jewish Hospital. She is survived by her children Michelle, Sashaye and Andre Rox and five stepchildren; 20 grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded in death

Teresa Evelyn Priest

January 30, 2020

Teresa Evelyn Priest, 66, passed away January 30, 2020, at Jewish Hospital. Visitation will begin 10: a.m. Friday, February 7, at Oakland Baptist Church, 1226 Algonquin Parkway, followed by the funeral service at 12 noon. Interment will be in Louisvi

Anastasius Tyrone Cole

January 27, 2020

Anastasius Tyrone Cole, 37, passed away on January 27, 2020. He is survived by his children Anastasius Lauderdale and Asarius Cole; parents, Charlotte Cole and Adrian Tobin; sisters, Latrice McCown, LaQuisha Cole, and Janiqua Cole; brother, Adrian Co

Cephus Lee Gore

January 26, 2020

Cephus Lee Gore, 34, passed away on January 26, 2020. Services will be Monday, February 3, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Cable Baptist Church, 314 Wenzel Street. Interment will be in Louisville C

Nancy Jane Thomas

January 25, 2020

Nancy Jane Thomas, 67, passed away on January 25, 2020. She is survived by her children Anjeanette Click, Consuella Johnson, and James, Thomas, Jr.; sisters, Marcella Beasley, Ruth Tilford (Pondray), Annette Tolley, Sylvia Smith, Mary Tilford, Karyn

Ja'Vontaye Seantez Spearman, Jr.

January 24, 2020

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Green Meadows Cemetery, 3800 Shanks Lane. Ja'Vontaye is survived by his parents Chantel Henry and Ja"Vontaye Spearman, Sr.; sister, Jade Spearman; grandparents, Sherri Davis, Robin Hen

Chester W. Lambert, Jr.

January 23, 2020

Services will be Tuesday, January 28, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m .and funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston Street. Interment will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, Radcliff, KY.

Brenda Lee Jackson

January 22, 2020

Brenda Lee Jackson, 52, passed away on January 22, 2020. She is survived by her children, Machell, Dont’a, Ashley, and Derrick McAtee; parents, Odessa Riley-Colbert and James McAtee, Sr.; sisters, Delores and Emma Jean McAtee, and Patricia O’Bann

Charles V. Lowery, Sr.

January 21, 2020

Charles V. Lowery, Sr. 69, passed away on January 21, 2020. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and retiree of General Electric. He is survived by his wife, Cynithia Lowery; children, Charles, Jr. (Antoinetta) and Catrina Lowery; sister, Evelyn Lowery Young (

James Edward Cox, Jr.

January 20, 2020

James Edward Cox, Jr. "Butch", 77, passed away on January 20, 2020. He was a member of West Chestnut Street Baptist Church and retired truck driver for Matlack, Inc. He is survived by the love of his life and caregiver, Carolyn Cox; children, Yvette

Richard Allen Hughes

January 20, 2020

Richard Hughes, 70, passed away January 20, 2020, at Hillcreek Rehabilitation and Care in Louisville, KY. He had been an assembly worker at General Electric. Services have not been announced.

Charles Lee Grant. Sr.

January 19, 2020

Charles Grant, Sr. passed away on January 19, 2020. He is survived by his wife Thelma Grant; children, Charles Grant, Jr., James Grant, Deidra Fields, Leroy Duncan, Diane Duncan, and Gregory Duncan; and nine grandchildren. Services will be Saturday,

John W. Fowler, Jr. (J.W.)

January 18, 2020

John W. Fowler, Jr. (J.W.), 79, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Norton Audubon Hospital. He is survived by his wife Juanita Fowler; three daughters, Theresa Jackson Fowler, Loretta Fowler and Diane Walls (Claude); three sons, Mark Jackso

Edward "Eddie" L. Fant, III

January 17, 2020

Edward "Eddie" Fant, III, 37, passed away on January 17, 2020. Services will be Wednesday, January 22, 2020 with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 12 noon at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1349 Catalpa Street. Eddie is prece

Henry Smith, Jr.

January 15, 2020

Henry Smith, Jr., 64, passed away on January 16, 2020. Services will be Wednesday, January 22, 2020 with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. and funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive. Interment will