• Michael Robert Grimes Sr., 82

    Michael Robert Grimes Sr., 82, of Clarkson died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home.

    He was born July 8, 1930. He was a retired repairman for Grimes Hoover Sales and Service.

    Survivors include two sons, Michael R. Grimes Jr., of Borden, Ind., and Harry Joseph Grimes of Clarksville, Ind.; three daughters, Deborah Finger of Spring, Texas, Cheryl Waggoner of Sellersburg, Ind., and Denise Grimes of Sellersburg, Ind.,; a former wife, Mary Sampson; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

  • Danissa Mudd Lewis, 45

    Danissa Mudd Lewis, 45, of Bowling Green died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Hospice of Southern Kentucky.

    She was born July 13, 1967. She was a graduate of Western Kentucky School of Nursing, was a homemaker and a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

    Survivors include her husband, Scott A. Lewis of Bowling Green; two sons, Jude and Asher, both of Bowling Green; two daughters, Nana Lewis and Hope Lewis, both of Bowling Green; her parents, John A. and Sue Hagan Mudd of Clarkson; and two brothers, David K. Mudd of Peonia and Daniel K. Mudd of Leitchfield.

  • Ira Edgar Decker, 61

    Ira Edgar Decker, 61, of Leitchfield died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his residence.

    He was born May 11, 1951, in Grayson County, the son of Sol & Janie L. Cherry Decker. He was a farmer and member of Bloomington Baptist Church.

    He is survived by his children, Ira Lee Decker and LeeAnna Nicole Decker, both of Leitchfield; and three sisters, Naydean Decker of Leitchfield, Franie Lyons and Alice Farmer, both of Louisville.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Bell Sandlin-Decker.

  • Annie B. Johnson, 92

    Annie B. Johnson, 92, of Clarkson died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Sayre Christian Village.

    She was born Nov. 5, 1920. She was a housewife and lifetime member of Millerstown Methodist Church.

    Survivors include a son, Edward M. (Joyce) Johnson; grandson, Kyle Edward (Jenna) Johnson; granddaughter, Stephanie Lile (Shawn) Coyle and great-granddaughters, Sydney Marie and Jordyn Coyle.

  • Matthew William Theiss, 44

    Matthew William Theiss, 44 of Flemingsburg died suddenly Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Fleming County Hospital.

  • Clarence E. ‘Bud’ McStoots, 73

    Clarence E. "Bud" McStoots, 73, of Louisville died Sunday, April 7, 2013.

    He was born June 24, 1939, in Leitchfield. He was a retired teamster truck driver with Local No. 89 and a lifelong farmer.  

  • Leo Harry Helphenstine Jr., 64


  • Shane R. Porter, 36

    Shane R. Porter, 36, of Dugger, Ind., died of drowning in early February.

  • Stephan William Sumego, 88

    Stephan William Sumego, 88 of Leitchfield died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.

    He was born May 14, 1924, in Pennsylvania, the son of the late Steve and Anna Wasko Sumego. He retired from The Marley Company and was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. He was a World War II Army veteran, a member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He and his wife spent much time doing charity work and assisting with activities at their church. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing and was always eager to help those in need.

  • Omer Homer M. Edlin, 55

    Omer Homer M. Edlin, 55, of Elizabethtown died Monday April 15, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.