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Obituaries

  • Almeda Hill ‘Louise’ Henson, 71

    Almeda Hill ‘Louise’ Henson, 71, Harrison County, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at St. Joseph – Jessamine Care Center in Nicholasville.
    She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Zora McNay Hamilton.
    Survivors include: her husband, Robert Henson; and two sons, Kenneth Hill, Nicholasville and Timothy Hill, Savannah, Ga.
    Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 29 at Ware Funeral Home.

  • John Xavier Sgro, 84

    John Xavier Sgro, 84, of Cynthiana, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at Cedar Ridge Health Care Campus.
    He was a son of the late Joseph and Mary Sgro.
    Survivors include: his wife, Rae Distefano Sgro; and sons, Richard Sgro of Cynthiana and Robert Sgro of New York.
    Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
    Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • Bruce Cornett, 93

    Bruce Cornett, 93, Paintsville, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at the Mountain Manor of Paintsville.
    He was the son of the late Silas and Allie Elizabeth Cornett.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes O’Roark Cornett.    
    Funeral services will be Thursday, March 1 at 2 p.m. at Robertson County Funeral Home by Bro. Jonathan Lewis with visitation at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

  • Carolyn Devon Cracraft, 73

    Carolyn Devon Cracraft, 73, of Sardis, Ky., died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at her home.  She was the daughter of the late James and Irene Dillon Devon.  
    Survivors include: her husband, Ruby Allen Cracraft; four children, Beth Cracraft Murray Pendergraft of Grovetown, Ga., Kay Cracraft Watts, North Bend, Ohio, James Allen Cracraft and Sarah Jane Cracraft, both of Mt. Olivet.
    Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 28 at Palmer Funeral Home in Mays Lick. Burial was in the Shannon Cemetery.

  • Robert L. Henry Jr., 70

    Robert L. Henry Jr., 70, Cynthiana, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.  He was the son of the late Robert Logan Sr. and Geraldine Marie Bass Henry.
    Survivors include: his ex-wife, Bernice Henry, Ashland; three sons, Todd Henry, Robert L. “Robbie” Henry III and Omar P. Henry, all of Ashland.
    Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 29 at St. James A.M.E. Church officiated by the Rev. Antonio Stuckey. Burial was in Cherry Grove Cemetery.
    Ware Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • Richard Pulliam, 80

    Richard Pulliam, 80, of Frankfort, Ky. and Bouse, Ariz., died Jan. 20, 2012 in Arizona.
    He was the son of the late Claude and Mabel Dunaway Pulliam.
    Survivors include: his wife, Anna Pulliam; his children, Terry Pulliam, Vickie, Rick and Mark; his step children, Anita Campbell, Ray Sexton, Mary Buniff, Theresa Bennett and Ronnie Sexton.
    A memorial service was held in Bouse and in Frankfort.
    Parker Funeral Home, Parker, Ariz., was in charge of arrangements.

  • Janet Lee Huff Holland, 51

    Janet Lee Huff Holland, 51, Cynthiana, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She was the daughter of the late Eula Huff.  
    Survivors include: her husband, Hershell Holland; a son, Mark Huff, Cynthiana; and three daughters, Chasity Reed, Cynthiana, Misty Huff, West Virginia and Lisa Milner, Cynthiana.  
    Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
    Ware Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • David Newland Taylor, 76

    David Newland Taylor, 76, died Feb. 16, 2012 at Mercy Hospital –Hospice of Cincinnati.
    He was the son of the late Norman and Mabel Newland Taylor.
    Survivors include: his daughter, Angela L. Taylor of Ft. Thomas; and son, David J. Taylor of Taylorsville.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirlee King Taylor.
    Graveside services weree held at Sharon Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 18.
    Ware Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

  • Lesley Murphy Barr, 52

    Lesley Murphy Barr, 52, wife of Robert H. Barr, of Lexington, Ky. died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.
    She was born in Campbellsville, Ky. on Aug. 24, 1959, to the late Jerry and Connie Murphy.

  • Helen Louise Cordray Bell, 80

    Helen Louise Cordray Bell, 80, St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Harrison County, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla.
    She was born in Harrison County, April 22, 1931, to the late Irvin and Irene Cordray, and was a member of Salem Church of Christ.  She married Lewis Holton Bell on June 17, 1948 who preceded her in death in 1993. After their marriage and until 1957, they lived on Salem Pike in Harrison County.