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Area Obituaries

Owen Bradley Young

Owen Bradley Young, 73, husband of Janet Marie Humphrey Young, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY. A native of Irvine, KY, he was the son of the late Hiram Bradley and Marie Powell Young. He was retired from the Sky Vue Twin Drive-in; he loved to go…

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Monique Lynnetta Laing Benton

Monique Lynnetta Laing Benton, 36, wife of Randall Benton, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at her residence in Paris, KY. A native of Jacksonville, FL, she was the daughter of Robert William Laing, Jr. and Leeanne Jane Winter Barton. She was a homemaker and loved to crochet, knit, and talk to her mother on the…

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Marvin J. Doyle

Marvin J. Doyle, 81, husband of 61 years to Sue Cartmill Doyle, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Bourbon Heights in Paris. Born October 7, 1940, in Harrison County to the late Rice Jones “RJ” and Ada Mae Vickers Doyle, he was a retired employee of Jockey International, a lifelong farmer, former member of…

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Betty Ellen Stone Clem

Betty Ellen Stone Clem, 89, of Paris, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at her home. Born December 21, 1932 in Nicholas County to the late Charles and Anna Shields Stone, she was a devoted homemaker and member of Trinity Church of God. Betty loved to shop, attend church and spend time with family. Surviving…

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Phyllis Ann Butler

Phyllis Ann Butler, 87, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Baptist Health, Lexington, KY. A native of Paris, KY, she was the daughter of the late Theodore Butler, Jr. and Gladys Arnold Butler. She was a retired librarian with the Paris-Bourbon County Library and worked in the cafeteria at Bourbon County Middle School. She was…

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Amy Lynn Manion Wood

Amy Lynn Manion Wood, 36, died Sunday, May 1, 2022, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY. A native of Cynthiana, KY, she was the daughter of Anthony Wayne Manion and the late Vickie Cobb Lail. She was a homemaker. In addition to her father, she is survived by two children, Kylie Howland…

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Lillian Stewart Yazell Plummer

Lillian Stewart Yazell Plummer, 78, departed this life on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Bourbon Heights Nursing Home after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born March 21, 1944, in Paris, daughter of the late Carl and Lena Walton Yazell and was a 1962 graduate of Bourbon County High School. Lillian was the former…

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George Robert Wheeler, Jr.

George Robert Wheeler, Jr. 67, husband of Mary Frances Brewer Druen Wheeler, died Thursday, May 5, 2022 at the Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester, KY. A native of Paris, KY, he was the son of the late George Robert Wheeler, Sr. and Margaret G. Rigsby Wheeler. He was a retired employee from the City of…

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Billy D. Purcell

Billy D. Purcell passed away in Austin, Texas on April 22, 2022. He was born in Nicholas County, Ky in 1936 and he and his family moved to Paris when Billy was a young age. He was a 1955 graduate of Paris High School and played many sports. After graduation he joined the Navy and…

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William Bradley “Brad” Hays

William Bradley “Brad” Hays, of Paris, departed this life on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky, having attained the age of 48 years. Brad was born on November 30, 1973, in Richmond, Kentucky, the son of Patty Haney and Jim Hays, was a graduate of Lafayette High School as…

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