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Area Obituaries

Sue Clay Farris Watkins

Sue Clay Farris Watkins, 64, died Tuesday, September 27, 2022, in Nicholas County, KY. A native of Paris, KY, she was the daughter of Dorothy Williams Farris and the late Clarence E. Farris.  She was a member of the Ruddles Mill Christian Church and a former medical records clerk at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY.…

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John Drue Stubblefield

John Drue Stubblefield, 66, husband of Susan Stubblefield, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022, at his home. A native of Paris, Kentucky, he graduated from Bourbon County High School, class of 1974, and attended Eastern Kentucky University. He was the son of the late Lewis J. Stubblefield, Sr. and Iona Frances Rains Stubblefield. He will…

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Berry Sebastian

Berry Sebastian, of Paris, husband of Phyllis Adams Sebastian, departed this life on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at Bourbon Community Hospital, having attained the age of 79 years. Berry was born in Breathitt County on September 25, 1942, the son of the late Wardie and Dora Turner Sebastian, was retired from Bourbon Heights, were he…

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Michael Williams

Michael Williams, 73, husband of Sharon Banks Williams for 33 years, died Friday, September 16, 2022, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY. A native of Richmond, KY, he was the son of the late Jack Talmadge Williams and the late Mildred Pauline Crews Williams.  He was a member of the Church of…

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Richard M. Brothers

Richard M. Brothers, 72, husband of Kimberly Sue Morrison Brothers, died Sunday September 18, 2022 at the VA Medical Center, Lexington, KY. He was the son of the late Jospeh and Mattie Frances Baker Brothers.  He was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, enjoyed working outdoors and loved his family and friends.…

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Walter Bradley Buckler, Sr.

Walter Bradley Buckler, Sr., 78, husband of Mary Francis Miles Buckler, died Friday, September 16, 2022, at his home in Paris, KY. A native of Sharpsburg, KY, he was the son of the late William Buckler and Ines Burnes Buckler.  He loved to fish and always joked around, but the main thing was loving his…

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Dr. Richard Stephen Gardner

Dr. Richard Stephen Gardner, O.D., 66, of Carlisle, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022, at his home. Born February 25, 1956, in Shelbyville, Kentucky to the late Walter and Mary Elizabeth Beeler Gardner, he was a graduate of Union College in Barbourville and completed his doctorate at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Known as a kind…

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Ernie Trosper

Ernie Trosper, age 88, died at the Willows in Harrodsburg, Kentucky on September 17, 2022. He was born July 13, 1934, in Harlan County Kentucky, the son of the late Mary Davis Trosper and Rev. Kelly Dee Trosper.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jan Combs Trosper, and his sister, Maye Trosper. …

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William Collier “Will” Johnson

William Collier “Will” Johnson, 69, died Monday, September 12, 2022, at the Bourbon Heights Nursing Home, Paris, KY. He was the son of the late John Johnson, Jr. and the late Dannie Mae Johnson. He is survived by one brother, Preston (Martha) Johnson; a special friend, Charlesetta Cunningham; sister-in-law, Brenda Johnson and a host of…

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Russel G. Briggs

Russell G. Briggs, 91, passed away September 13, 2022, in Lexington, KY. Russ was born on January 8, 1931, to George and Anna Mae Livingston Briggs at Broken Bow, Nebraska.  He was the 4th oldest of 13 children. Survivors are his wife of 64 years, Delores Kieckhafer Briggs; two daughters, Tami Briggs and Terri (Jim)…

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