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Area Obituaries

Yvonne Popplewell, 86, Russell Springs

Yvonne Popplewell, of Russell Springs, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, at Fair Oaks Health and Rehabilitation in Jamestown. She was 86 years of age. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on October 30, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Cosby Popplewell and Ollie Johnson Popplewell. Yvonne was a member of the Russell Chapter…

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Ron Luttrell, 86, Russell Springs

It is with heavy heart, Ron Luttrell, 86 years old, of Russell Springs, passed away on April 2, 2024, surrounded by his family. Ron was born to Arnett and Thelma Holt Luttrell on February 19, 1938, in Russell Springs. Ron attended Russell County High School. In 1955, he began serving his country in the U.S.…

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Donna Hay Martin, 52, Jamestown

Donna Hay Martin, 52, of Jamestown, passed away Thursday, March 28th, at home. Donna was born in Somerset, KY on January 31, 1972, a daughter of Judy (Stephens) and Kenneth Hay. She was a member of Jamestown Christian Church Donna is  survived by parents, Kenneth and Judy Hay, of Jamestown, KY. two daughters, Katie (Andrew)…

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Jimmy West, 61, Russell Springs

    Jimmy West, of Russell Springs, passed away Monday, April 1, 2024, at the Jean Waddle Cancer Center in Somerset.  He was 61 years of age. Born October 29, 1962, in New Whiteland, Indiana, he was a son of Diana Rexroat and the late Walter Lee West, Sr. Survivors include his mother, Diana Selke…

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Barbara Jean Bloyd, 79, Russell Springs

Barbara Jean Bloyd, age 79, of Russell Springs, passed away Monday, April 1, 2024, at Summit Manor.  Born November 3, 1944 in Russell Springs.  She was the daughter of Fred Grayum and Sallie “Francis” Ballenger Grayum.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandma, and great grandma. She enjoyed cooking, working crossword puzzles, watching…

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Tommy Joe Helm, 66, Columbia

Tommy Joe Helm, 66, of Columbia, passed away Friday, March 29th, at home. Tommy was born in Jamestown, KY on August 9, 1957, a son of the late Faye (Weston) and James Helm. He was a construction worker. Tommy is  survived by two sisters, Sharlet Huckaby, of Columbia, KY;  Sharon McElroy, of Bowling Green, KY;…

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Edith Ann Stephens Jessee, 89, Lawrenceburg, KY

Edith Ann Stephens Jessee, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at her home in Lawrenceburg, KY.  She was born on January 19, 1935, in Jabez, KY, to Winford Edwin and Zella Whittle Stephens, who preceded her in death.  She and her husband, Carlos Nelson “Tator” Jessee owned and operated Classic Cleaners in Lawrenceburg until…

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Lucy Ann Sweigart, 66, Arcadia, Indiana

Lucy Ann Sweigart, age 66, of Arcadia, IN, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 24, 2024, surrounded by her family at her residence. Lucy was born in Jamestown, KY on September 6, 1957, to the late Oves “Cardell” and Vina (Ballenger) Chapman.  On May 26, 1984, she married John M. Sweigart and shared 37 years…

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Janice L. Grider, 81, Russell Springs

      Janice L. Grider, age 81, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Monday, March 25 2024 at Casey County Hospital. She was born on Sunday, October 11 1942, in Russell Springs, Kentucky. She was the daughter of: Mother – Elgie Coffey Grider, who has preceded her in death Father – Veston Grider, who…

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Cora Lee Bolin, 81, Jamestown

Cora Lee Bolin, of Jamestown, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Fair Oaks Health and Rehabilitation in Jamestown. She was 81 years of age. Born on September 25, 1942, in Creelsboro, she was a daughter of the late Rollin, Sr. and Irene Lawless Shearer. Cora Lee was a retired kindergarten aide for the…

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