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Edgar Lee "Eddie" Arnold, Sr.

Edgar Lee "Eddie" Arnold, Sr. age 72 of Glen Dean, KY died Saturday, 11-22-2014 at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital. He was born in Breckinridge County, KY on August 23, 1942, the son of the late Robert Allen and Pauline Mitchell Arnold. He was a retired mechanic, a member of English Baptist Church and enjoyed playing his guitar and repairing lawn mowers.

He was preceded in death by his son Robert Owen Arnold.

He is survived by his wife Louella Kennedy Arnold of Glen Dean, KY
3 children: Eddie Arnold, Jr and his wife Heidi of Clarkson,KY
Kenneth DeWayne Arnold and his wife Nikki of McDaniels, KY
Glenn Arnold and his wife Lisa of Garfield, KY
7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren
10 brothers and sisters: Geraldine Wirth, Mary Jo Manning, Waunita Denney and Anna Rita Mayes of Louisville, KY
Beverly Kay Bennett of Stephensport, KY
Donald Arnold of San Leandro, CA
Robert Lee Arnold of Paragoula, Arkansas
Larry Gene Arnold of Henderson,KY
Carlisle Arnold of Cloverport, KY
1 half brother: Herman Kroush of Port Charlotte, FL

Funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Tuesday, 11-25-2014 at 1PM with Rev. Jimmy Tucker officiating. Burial will be in the English Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation on Monday, 4-8 PM and Tuesday after 8:30 AM.



Rita Carol Hertel

Rita Carol Hertel, age 66 of McDaniels, KY died Sunday, 11-16-2014 at her residence. She was born in Louisville, KY on 2-22-1948, the daughter of the late Ervin and Leona Burgin Ernspiker. Rita was a member of Hilltop Christian Fellowship Church and teacher at Hilltop Christian Academy. She was very active in all aspects of the church and school and in her free time, she enjoyed reading.

She is survived by her husband Harry Hertel of McDaniels, KY
3 children: Richie Hertel and his wife Vicki of Mt. Juliet, TN
Melissa Matheny of McDaniels, KY
Harry Hertel, Jr. of Louisville, KY
8 grandchildren: Corey Hertel and his wife Candace, Clay "Jake" Hertel, Carlie Love Hertel, Harrison Dewboys, Elizabeth Hertel, Machaela Matheny, Savannah Rose Matheny, Trey Hertel
1 brother: Donald Ernspiker and his wife Linda of Louisville, KY
1 sister: Jean Lanham and her husband Ray of Louisville, KY

Funeral services will be held at Hilltop Christian Fellowship Church on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 1 PM CST with Rev. Mark Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Sand Knob Cemetery. Visitation at the church on Tuesday, 11 AM - 8 PM CST and Wednesday after 10 AM CDT.

Memorial contributions are requested to: Hilltop Christian Academy



Brian Kelly J. Horsley

Brian Kelly J. Horsley, age 42 of Vine Grove, KY died Friday, 11-14-2014 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hardinsburg, KY on August 31, 1972. Brian enjoyed U of L basketball, golf, drag racing and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his mother - Glenda Horsley Cheatham.

Brian is survived by his wife Jodi Hatter Horsley and their son - Bryce Glen J. Horsley of Vine Grove, KY
Father - Darrell Cheatham and his wife Sharon of Louisville, KY
several aunts, uncles and cousins

Funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 11 AM with Bro. Mac Sosh officiating. Burial will be in the Garfield Cemetery. Visitation on Tuesday, 3:30 - 8 PM and Wednesday after 8:30 AM.

Memorial contributions are requested to: Susan G. Komen Foundation.



Brenda Sue Holstine-Curry

Brenda Sue Holstine-Curry, age 70 died Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was born in Sonora, KY on December 2, 1943, the daughter of the late Woodrow and Ora Sharp Pile. She spent most of the early years of her life in Breckinridge County, KY before moving to Indiana in 1967.

Brenda retired from Thomson Consumer Electronics as benefits manager and later served as V.P.of the T.C.E. retiree's group. She was a member of North United Methodist Church where she was a greeter and served in the SPRC. Other memberships include Southern Star and Custer Order of Eastern Star and president of Broadmoor Neighborhood Association.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two infant brothers Robert and Charles.

Brenda is survived by her husband Richard Lee who was the love of her life for 28 years.
Daughter - Rebecca Davidson and her husband Mark, their children - Sam and his wife Kim, Hannah and great granddaughter - Sadie Brook.
Stepchildren: Richard, Jr. and his wife Kimberly
Ricky and his wife Cynthia
Sister: Delores Pile Triplett and her children: Scott and his wife Theresa, Kevin who loved Brenda as their second mom, as well as their children and grandchildren.

Services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 with visitation beginning at 11 AM, followed by an Eastern Star Service beginning at 11:30 AM.

Memorial contributions are requested to: Fuel the Hope @ St. Vincent's or North Methodist Church in Indianapolis.



Melvin Cleatus Allgood

Melvin Cleatus Allgood, age 84 of Franklin, Indiana, died on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.  He was born in SeRee, Kentucky on June 18, 1930 to the late William and Lura Dennison Allgood.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Charlotte Davis Allgood, brother, Hayward Allgood and half-brother, David Dalton.

After an honorable discharge from the Army, Melvin began his fifty year career in auto service at the Texaco Service Station located in Hardinsburg, Kentucky where he later retired as owner and operator of Allgood's Texaco Service Station.  He was a member of the Hardinsburg Masonic Lodge #67 and the Trinity Church in Franklin, Indiana and enjoyed traveling, country music, eating at Cracker Barrell and just "driving around" the country side.
Melvin is survived by his wife Mary, of Franklin, Indiana; a daughter, Amy Grant (Steve) of Concord, Massachusettes; a son, Bruce Allgood of Frankfort, Kentucky; step-son Ronnie Quiggins (Lesley) of Franklin, Indiana.  Also surviving are two step-grandchildren Chris and Matt Quiggins and three step-great grandchildren Darren, Madison and Camey Quiggins.
Funeral Services for Melvin will be held from the chapel of the Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1 p.m. central time with burial to follow in the Harned Cemetery with Brother Marvin Dodson officiating.
Visitation will begin after 9:30 a.m. until time for service on Saturday at the Trent-Dowell Funeral Home.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.



Barco-Phillip Leon Tate, Sr.

Barco- Phillip Leon Tate, Sr., 82, died on November 6, 2014.  He was born in Hardinsburg, KY on March 26, 1932 to the late Amel and Evelyn (Snyder) Tate.  He is survived by his son Phillip Jr., daughter-in-law, Amy, grandchildren, Jeffrey, Andrew, and Samantha, and great-granddaughter, Quinn, all of Naples, FL.  He is also survived by his brother Boyce Tate, Sr. of Nashville, TN, nieces Sara, Amy, and Emily, and nephews, Boyce and Stephen.  

Phil was a member of the Breckinridge County High School graduating class of 1950 and a graduate of Virginia Technical Institute.  In his lifetime, he served his country both as a member of the United States Air Force and through his work for the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C.  He was an accomplished architect and helped restore the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC for the Centennial Celebration of Flight.  He was passionate about music and loved his church, and over the years, served as organist, music director, and choir master.  Phil enjoyed visiting his son and family in Naples regularly and never missed the annual canoe races but always returned to his beloved home on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  One of his greatest joys, beyond family and friends, came from taking care of local cats in need.  He was a good man and will be sorely missed by his family, by his friends, and by his community.  

A graveside service will be held  on Thursday, November 13th at 12:00noon at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Hardinsburg, KY under the direction of Trent-Dowell Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Phil and his life to the music program of Saint Andrew’s By The Sea or to your local SPCA.    



Floyd C. Hall

Floyd C. Hall, age 73 of Harned, KY died Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Owensboro Medical Health System. He was born in Breckinridge County, KY on October 11, 1941, the son of the late Rufus and Catherine Basham Hall. He retired from the Department of Agriculture as a state inspector, was a member of Rough River Baptist Church, a former member of Harned VFD and Breck. Central EMS. He enjoyed farming and sightseeing with his wife, but was the most happy when watching his grandchildren play sports or be involved with school events.

He was preceded in death by his brother - Marshall Hall and his sister - Margaret Bennett.

Floyd is survived by his wife - Linda Pile Hall of Harned, KY
son and daughter-in-law: David and Allison Hall of Hardinsburg, KY
3 grandchildren: Olivia, Nolan and Colton Hall
1 sister - Carol Robinson of Indiana

Funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Thursday, 11-6-2014 at 11 AM with Rev. Dave Lupex officiating. Burial will be in the Kingswood Cemetery. Visitation on Wednesday, 3:30 - 8 PM and Thursday after 8 AM.

Memorial contributions are requested to: Rough River Baptist Church.



Thedy Sue Hess-Cook

Thedy Sue Hess-Cook, age 50 of Muldraugh, KY was welcomed home in the sight of our Lord and Savior on October 31, 2014. One can only imagine this joyous occasion.

She was the beloved daughter if the late WIlliam Gilbert and Bonnie Joyce Livers Hess. Also preceding her in death were her sons - Cody and Noah and her grandparents: Charles and Martha Livers and Clarence and Loretta Deacon Hess.

Family was everything to Thedy. She is survived by her daughter: Christin Cook and her husband Dwayne of Georgetown,KY
son: Brad Tiller of Elizabethtown, KY
her constant companion and four legged friend who she called her daughter - Mary Sue
3 grandchildren: Zakyra Tiller, Gracie and Aubrey Cook
1 brother: William Joseph Hess (Mary Jo) of Hardinsburg, KY
Sharon Lynn Henning (Mike) of Hardinsburg, KY
Loretta Lee Hess-Hatfield of Vine Grove, KY
Cara Ann Richardson (Dale) of Hawesville, KY
Marla Louise Basham (BJ) of Big Spring,KY
Kammon Rae Eckert of Hardinsburg, KY
Uncle:Edward Hess of Florence, KY
Aunt: Mary Ann Mccellon of Louisville, KY
Several nieces, nephews and their families as well as cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Saturday, 11-8-2014 at 12PM with Rev. Don Bruington officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Merino Cemetery in Irvington, KY. Visitation will begin at 10:30 AM on Saturday.

Memorial contributions are requested to: Thedy Cook Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.

We mourn the loss of a mother, grandmother, sister and friend. The time we all shared with Thedy is special and sacred. The lives she touched were unique and innocent in her special way; she gave what she had, all that she had and was glad to do it. She could make you laugh; her smile was contagious. The way she could take sadness, turn it around and make it gold was a gift from God. She was our gift from God. She was intellectually in tune to the feelings of others and knew exactly what to say to make you feel better.

She graduated from Breckinridge County High School, attended Owensboro Community College, could dance like no other and rock and roll was the best. Her voice was like the sound of a gentle ocean breeze, her hands were strong, yet showed years of hard work, her creative abilities showed in all she did and achieved. Her articulation for words was just like our mom's, yet her own. She was spiritually motivated, her faith in God, faith in family were her strengths. Thedy simply had a beautiful heart, spirit and mind.Expressions of love can be made by simply doing this: hold on to those you love. Keep them close ans when it;s time to say until we meet again, have no regrets. Be still...Know God.



Emma Theressa "Emma Tess" Robertson Goff

Emma Theressa "Emma Tess" Robertson Goff, age 78 of Falls of Rough, KY died Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Owensboro Medical Health System. She was born in Mortontown, KY on December 24, 1935, the daughter of the late Thomas Virgil Robertson, Jr. and Rose Rowland Robertson.

She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, a Sunday school teacher and founding member of the Widow's Support Group. Emma Tess was a talented seamstress and made many costumes for church events as well as seeing that the church was decorated. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who adored her family and was adored by them. They said she could do anything and do it well. She always welcomed the neighborhood children into her home and treated them like her own.

She was preceded in death by her son Charles Edward Goff on 4-27-2014.

Emma Tess is survived by her husband - Charles Louis Goff, III of Falls of Rough, KY
5 children: Robert Goff and his wife Kim of Falls of Rough, KY
Tommy Goff and his wife Claudia of Falls of Rough, KY
Betty Rose Nash and her husband Ralph of Hawesville, KY
Theressa Hinton and her husband Brad of Axtel, KY
Frances Miller and her husband Jimmy of Hardinsburg, KY
her daughter-in-law: Cathy Goff of Falls of Rough, KY
21 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren
cousin - Ann Jeanette Lake of Falls of Rough, KY

Funeral services will be held at Corinth Baptist Church on Friday, 11-7-2014 at 11 AM with Rev. Ralph Nash officiating. Burial will be in the McQuady Cemetery.

Visitation at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Thursday, 3:30 - 8 PM and Friday at the church after 9 AM.

Memorial contributions are requested to: Crusade for Children or Shop With A Cop.



Lonard Lee Horsley

Lonard Lee Horsley, age 71 of Hudson, KY died Wednesday, 10-29-2014 at his residence. He was born in Hudson, KY on January 29, 1943, the son of the late Harley and Ruby Smiley Horsley. He was a member of Liberty Chapel General Baptist Church and was a retired farmer and truck driver. Lonard enjoyed attending church, farming, gardening and anything outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Marlena Horsley and his grandson Brian Harned.

Lonard is survived by his wife Joyce Horsley of Hudson,KY
3 children: John Horsley and his wife Penny of Hudson,KY
Kim Hardesty and her husband Scott of Brandenburg, KY
Mendy Burden and her husband Doug of Leitchfield, KY
5 grandchildren: Sarah Ball, Dylan Horsley, Kamron and Kari Hardesty, Sara Corrigan
2 great grandchildren: Grace and Ethan Ball
1 brother: Harvey Horsley of Webster, KY
2 sisters: Shirley Sutton and her husband Howard of Hudson,KY
Jodi Sandlan of Brandenburg, KY

Funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Saturday, 11-1-2014 at 10 AM with Rev. Denver Matthews officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation on Friday, 3:30 - 8 PM and Saturday after 8 AM.



Eve Ellen McCann Dowell

Eve Ellen McCann Dowell, age 47 of Hardinsburg, KY died Monday, 10-27-2014 at her residence. She was born in Paducah, KY on December 29, 1966. Eve was a graduate of Grayson County High School and Western Kentucky University. She was a teacher at Hardinsburg Elementary School who loved and was loved by her students and fellow teachers. According to her daughter Emma Gayle, she was quite the jokester, loved music especially "oldies", animals, enjoyed dancing, being outdoors and being near and in the water. Emma Gayle was her love and her life and she spent every waking moment enjoying time with her.

Eve is survived by her daugher - Emma Gayle Dowell of Hardinsburg, KY
Parents: Frank and Gayle McCann of Florence, KY
Brother and sister-in-law: Scott and Kristin McCann of Bowling Green, KY
2 nephews: Andrew and Matthew
Emma's father - Mike Dowell of Franklin, TN

Services will be held at Hardinsburg Baptist Church on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7 PM with Rev. Paul Gibson officiating. Visitation will begin at 3 PM on Thursday at the church under the direction of Trent-Dowell Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to: American Heart Association or Hardinsburg Baptist Church.



Walter Ruel Stinnett

Walter Ruel Stinnett, age 84 of Hardinsburg, KY died Friday, 10-24-2014 at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital. He was born in Breckinridge County, KY on December 5, 1929, the son of the late Alvin and Viola Simmons Stinnett. Walter was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a Korean War veteran. He was a former employee of Ford Motor Company and was a retired Breckinridge County Deputy Jailer. Walter loved his family and spending time with them on his farm. He was an avid U of K Wildcat fan and enjoyed watching the New York Yankees.

He was preceded in death by his wife - Mable Stinnett 5-9-2014
daughter - Janet Sue Stinnett
grandson - Chris Hale
brothers and sisters - Tom Stinnett, Kermit Stinnett, Alvin Stinnett Jr, Mildred Smith and Doris Stinnett

Walter is survived by 6 children: Steve Stinnett and his wife Linda of Hardinsburg, KY
Joyce Hale and her husband Vincent of Hardinsburg, KY
Jane Osborne and her husband Frankie of Hardinsburg, KY
Tammie Thompson of Hardinsburg, KY
Scott Stinnett and his wife Janice of Guston,KY
Damon Stinnett and his wife Christy of Elizabethtown,KY
14 grandchildren: Angel Medley, Jacob Stinnett, Melissa Lucas, Dale Board, Treva Wright, Dylan Osborne, Tiffany Osborne, Josh Stinnett, Ryan Stinnett, Angelina Stinnett, Brittany Jackson, Audrey Stinnett, Madison Thompson, Macey Thompson
10 great grandchildren: Jackson and Ethan Jolly, Grant and Morgan Lucas, Jordan, Sydney and Kaylee Board, Lemuel, Elena and Barbara Gail Wright
3 brothers: Clarence Stinnett and his wife Anna Francis of Hardinsburg, KY
Glenn Stinnett and his wife Ruth Gail of Louisville, KY
Danny Stinnett and his wife Naomi of Harned, KY
2 sisters: Margie Pate of Hardinsburg, KY
Thelma King and her husband Jim of Bewleyville, KY

Funeral services will be held at Friendship Baptist Church on Monday, 10-27-2014 at 11 AM with Rev. Harry Dooley and Rev. Bob Sharp officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the New Bethel Cemetery. Visitation at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Sunday, 4-8 PM and Monday at the church after 9AM.

Memorial contributions are requested to: Pocket Full of Hope.


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