John Louis Garnett
OXNARD, Calif. – John Louis Garnett, 73, of Oxnard, Calif., died July 25, 2012, at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Cynthia Whitney, and his father, David Louis Garnett.
He was a graduate of Ball State University, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
John was employed as a civil servant for the U.S. Department of the Navy at the Port Hueneme Naval Base. He was a certified electrical engineer.
He is survived by his brother, Melvin Garnett, of Horse Cave; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and family and friends.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Watts & Percell Funeral Home, with Reverend Clarence Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Todd Bruce Overfelt
MUNFORDVILLE – Todd Bruce Overfelt, 48, of Munfordville, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was a son of the late Ronnie Overfelt and Barbara Sue Hester Overfelt.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 4, in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home, with burial in Cave City Cemetery. Visitation will continue Friday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Saturday.
Steve Lynn Swanner
CAVE CITY – Steve Lynn Swanner, 61, Cave City, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his residence.
A native of Ripley, Tenn., he was an OTR truck driver, farmer, United States Navy veteran, and had attended Allen Grove Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Lynn Coomer, of Cave City.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lloyd Swanner; his stepfather, John R. “Jay” Coomer; and one brother, Michael Lloyd Swanner.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Jeffries Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Carol Mae Thomas
SCOTTSVILLE – Carol Mae Thomas, 69, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at The Medical Center at Scottsville.
The Allen County native was the daughter of the late Sherman Charlie Thomas and Nannie Reece Williams Thomas. She was a member of Mount Union UMC, secretary for Allen County Ambulance Service for 38 years, Allen County treasurer for 18 years and dispatcher for the Scottsville Police Department for 19 years, and a member of several gospel groups since 1962, serving as the first female president of the Kentucky State Gospel Singing Convention.
She is survived by life-long friend Rex Agers, of Glasgow; and one sister, Lamona Cockrill and husband Wayne “Fuzzy,” of Adolphus. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at T.W. Crow and Son Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 at T.W. Crow and Son Funeral Home with burial in Mount Union United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Ernest Leron Word
EDMONTON – Ernest Leron Word, 90, of Edmonton, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton.
He was the son of the late Owen and Bertha Hayes Word.
Leron was a World War II Army veteran and retired farmer. He attended the Prices Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by one son, Dannie Word and wife Faye, of Edmonton; two grandsons, Michael and wife Shana Word, of Edmonton, Daniel and wife Jamie Word, of Richmond; three great-grandchildren, Gunnar, Ryan and Luca; one brother, Neal Word, of Edmonton; three sisters, Aline Stephens, of Edmonton, Marine Caffee, of Columbus, Ind., and Lois McFarland, of Glasgow.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday