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Betty Jane Summers Laush

Betty Jane Summers Laush, 86 of Morgantown, Ky. entered into rest at Morgantown Care and Rehab with family by her bedside on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 11:50 pm.


Edwin Givens

Edwin(Slim) Givens, 90 passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Greenview Hospital.  The Butler County native was the son of the late Charlie and Polly Hope Givens,

retired from the State Hwy. Department, Ashland oil Company where he was a gas truck driver. He was manager of Hillview Trailer Park in Bowling Green for around 50 years until his death.  He was a WWII Army Veteran having served as an ambulance driver during the war and he was in the CC Camp at Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.


Noatley Meredith

Noatley Meredith, 92 of Morgantown, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Ky. He was a Butler County native, son of the late Lewis and Margaret Penner Meredith.

Noatley attended Cool Springs General Baptist Church, U S Army Veteran and retired construction worker. He was preceded in death by one grandson Timmy Porter, 3 brothers Eliegh, Arthur, and Charles Meredith and 2 sisters Arzella Cohron and Novis Jones.


Sgt. Ronald K. Sparks

Sgt. Ronald K. Sparks, 78 Bowling Green, Kentucky, passed away Friday, September 16, 2011 at his residence

in the Plano Community. He was a Jeffersonville, Indiana native, son of the late John Wesley and Bessie Dunn Sparks.


David C. Renfrow

David C. Renfrow 63 passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, in Louisville, Kentucky.  The Butler County native was a retired painter.

He was the son of the late Rev. Edward Renfrow and Evanice Phelps Renfrow who survives.  Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 16, 2011 at Renfrow Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

Survivors include:

Mother- Evanice Phelps Renfrow

Sons: John Renfrow (Karen) of Shively, KY, Robin House (Amber) of Ohio,Robert House (Missy) of Brandenburg, KY


James L. Chandler

Mr. James L. Chandler, age 78 of Franklin, died Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at the Hospice Center of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Crafton Funeral Home where services will be held Thursday at 2pm with Bro. Winston Roberts officiating.

Burial will follow in Blackjack Cemetery.  A native of Hartsville, TN, he was the son of the late James W. Chandler and Katie Johns Chandler.  He was a Mason and a farmer.


Gregory Shane Neighbors

Gregory Shane Neighbors 41,  of Morgantown, Kentucky, died Tuesday, September  13, 2011, in a Warren County accident. The Butler County native was born June 23, 1970 .

He currently worked at Aleris Recycling and had previously worked at Delta Faucets as a supervisor for 18 years. He was a Member of Morgantown United Methodist Church.

He was the son of  the late Douglas Neighbors  and Judy Shain Tarrence. He was preceded in death by his father, and grandparents, Jimmy and Joyce Neighbors, Herbert & Delphia Shain.


Richard D. Casey

Richard D. Casey, 85, of Beaver Dam, KY, passed away, Sunday, September 11, 2011 at his residence. Richard was born April 24, 1926 in Ohio Co., to the late Roy and Famie Austin Casey. On April 21, 1945 Richard married his wife of 66 years, Anna Rhea Casey.

Richard was the Pastor of the Beaver Dam Community Church for 48 years. He was an avid guitarist in the thumbpicking style, and a retired salesman for the Collins Company, a division of RCA.


Lou Evelyne Cardwell King

Lou Evelyne Cardwell  King, 72 of Morgantown passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011, at her residence.

Place of Birth: Butler Co., Ky.

Occupation: CMA at Morgantown Care and Rehab for 12 yrs.

Religious Affiliation: Member of Leonard Oak Baptist Church

Parents: Samuel and Ruth Coleman Cardwell (both deceased)

Funeral Service: Wednesday at 1:00 pm @ Smith Funeral Home with Bro. Joy Cardwell officiating.

Visitation: Tuesday 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm and Wednesday from 8:00 am until funeral time.


Mary Ellen Droege

Mary Ellen Droege, 76 of the Russellville Rd. Morgantown, Kentucky died on Saturday, September 10, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Thursday, November 29, 1934 in Butler Co., Kentucky, the daughter of the late George Ewing and the late Edna Harper Ewing. She was the wife of the late Walter Droege.
She was a retired clerk at several Department Stores in Evansville, IN.



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