Published 1:03 pm Thursday, March 22, 2018

Bernadine Hoffman

Dec. 8, 1931 – March 13, 2018

HOFFMAN, Bernadine, 86, wife of Harry L. Hoffman of Nicholasville, KY, passed away Tue., March 13, 2018 at Baptist Health, Lexington, KY. Born Dec. 8, 1931 in Rugby, ND, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Dorothy Geisinger Tuchscherer. Mrs. Hoffman was a secretary for many years at Chapman University in Anaheim, CA. Her and Harry are members of St. Luke Catholic Church. Survivors include two daughters, Karen (Mike) Frey of San Diego, CA and Kelly (Mike) Sims of Lodi, OH; one son, Doyle (Pat) Fraddosio of Nicholasville, KY; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Fraddosio in 1969. A Memorial Mass was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tues., March 20, 2018 at St. Luke Catholic Church. Contributions are suggested to Bluegrass Hospice Care, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40505. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home – Harrodsburg Rd was in charge of arrangements.

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Betty Reynolds

Sept. 16, 1936 – March 19, 2018

Betty Floyd Reynolds, 81, wife of the late Charles Reynolds went to be with the lord on Monday March 19, 2018. Born Sept. 16, 1936 in Jessamine Co. to the late William and Beatrice Gill Floyd. She was a retired bus driver for Jessamine Schools and a member of Nicholasville Baptist Church. Betty enjoyed cooking, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her two sons, Bobby Pitney and Alan (Ashley) Pitney, four brothers, Billy Floyd, Bobby Floyd, Ricky Floyd and Jimmy Floyd, three sisters, Gail Cheek, Barbara Murphy, and Louise Land, 4 grandchildren, Bobby Pitney II, Brandon Pitney, Tyler Pitney and Aidan Pitney and one great grandchild, Ashton Pitney. Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Betty Jean, daughter-in-law, Pamela Pitney and 5 brothers & sisters. Service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday at Betts & West Funeral Home with Rev. Will Howard officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00-1:00 p.m.. Online guestbook at

Candyce Prichard Cassell

Jan. 18, 1953 – March 12, 2018

Candyce Cassell, 65, passed away March 12, 2018. Service will be held at a later date. Care Cremation and Funeral Service are entrusted with final care.

Betty Mae Taylor

July 20, 1955 – March 14, 2018

Betty Mae McDaniel Taylor, 62, died Wednesday, services 3:00 p.m., Saturday, Friends in Christ Community Church.

Betts & West Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Andrew Johnson

March 17, 1934 – March 14, 2018

Andrew Johnson, husband of Louise died Wednesday. Service was 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Betts & West Funeral Home.  Visitation was Saturday.

Aubrey Grace Howard

Sept. 30, 2002 – March 17, 2018

Aubrey Grace Howard, 15, daughter of Shawn Ray and Rachel Anna Blocher Howard, sister of Lillian “Lily” Howard and William “Nate” Howard, granddaughter of Diane Blocher and Novie and Loretta Howard, passed Saturday, March 17, 2018. Aubrey is also survived by a host of other family members and friends that she was very close to. She was also preceded in death by a grandfather, William Blocher. Aubrey attended East Jessamine High School, was a member of the Beta Club, Bluegrass Athletics, and Catalyst Christian Church. Visitation was Tuesday from 1:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Southland Christian Church in Theater # 1. Private services and burial will be held. Because Aubrey loved children so much, donations are suggested to UK Children’s Hospital or Catalyst Christian Orphanage. Online guestbook at

Ronald Dale Hammond

July 28, 1946 – March 18, 2018

Ronnie Hammond, husband of Peggy, passed Sunday. Service 12:00 noon today at Grace Community Church of the Nazarene. Betts & West in charge of arrangements.