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Dilbert Barrett

Dilbert Barrett, 89, of Versailles, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Saturday, February 17, 2018 at his home. He was born at Booneville in Owsley County, Kentucky on January 31, 1929, the son of Levi and Dora Baker Barrett. He was married to Martha Feller on September 3, 1949 and his wife of 68 years survives.

Other survivors include one son Timothy (Candy) Barrett of Versailles; one daughter Marlene Smith of Westport; seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; one brother James (BJ) Barrett of Booneville, Kentucky; one sister Louise Rice of Beattyville, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Elaine Farrell, and his brothers Lee, Earl, Johnny, and Robert Barrett.

Mr. Barrett retired in 1988 from Schenleys’ at Lawrenceburg where he worked as a blender for 31 years. Earlier in his career Dib worked at a veneer mill in Lawrenceburg, worked on the railroad, and also at Fisher Body. At home he was a farmer, raising tobacco, keeping bees, and producing a prize winning garden from seeds he’d saved the previous season. Retirement years also found him at McDonald’s in Versailles where he participated in the morning and afternoon “coffee clubs.” Dib was baptized at the Bear Creek Baptist Church in Friendship on October 15, 1967 and remained a faithful member until his passing. At church he served as a deacon from 1973 to present, and also served as Sunday school superintendent, assistant teacher, moderator, and as a trustee. He also participated in the Laughery Baptist Association Men’s Brotherhood and served on the association’s executive committee. He was also a member of the Hopewell Masonic Lodge at Dillsboro and in 1999 Dib was named a Kentucky Colonel.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 21 at 11 a.m. at the Bear Creek Baptist Church in Friendship with Rev. Sherman Hughes officiating. Burial will be in the Akers Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the church. The Hopewell Masonic Lodge will conduct services at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Bear Creek Baptist Church or the Akers Friendship Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

Milton “Billy” Teer, Jr.

Milton “Billy” Teer, Jr., 87, of Milan, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 20 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan. Burial will follow in New Craven Cemetery at Milan. Visitation will also be Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Milan American Legion Post #235 or the Alzheimer’s Association. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements, 707 S. Main St, Box 243, Milan, In 47031, (812)654-2141. Go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.

Rosemary York

Rosemary York, 81, of North Vernon, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon. Memorials may be made in honor of Mrs. York to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer’s Association.

Beverly “Bev” A. Young

Beverly “Bev” A. Young, 62, of Dillsboro, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. Funeral service were held Monday, February 19 at Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home. Burial followed in Oakdale Cemetery in Dillsboro. Memorials may be made to donor’s choice. Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements, 12887 Lenover Street, P.O. Box 146 Dillsboro, In 47018 (812) 432-5480. Go to www.filterdevriesmoore.com to leave a online condolence for the family.

Paul Edwin “Eddie” Robbins

Paul Edwin “Eddie” Robbins, age 77, of Canaan, died on Friday, February 16, 2018. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 20 at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, Madison. Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, Madison. Friends may call Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Ebenezer Wesleyan Holiness Church or the Central District Wesleyan Holiness Camp. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at www.morgan-nay.com.

William Smock

William Smock, age 85, of Canaan, died on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the River Terrace Health Campus. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.

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