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Obituaries published in the Jessamine Journal 6.20.19

Bobby Sue Ball
March 18, 1972 – June 22, 2019
Our beloved mother, daughter, sister, and friend Bobbye Sue Bourne Ball, 47, left her earthly home at Baptist Health Care after a long and courageous battle with Scleroderma.
She was the devoted and loving mother of Ryan Christopher Ball and her bonus kids Brennon Ball and Hunter Justice, whom she adored. She and her brother Taylor Bourne had a special bond throughout their childhood which extended to his wife Michelle and their children Kyle, Sadie, and BB.
Bobbye was born in Louisville to Robert L. and Sue Ann Davidson Bourne on March 18, 1972 but was a life-long resident of Jessamine County. She graduated from Jessamine County High School and later became the Middle School Youth Service Center Director for the Jessamine County School Board until health issues prevented her ability to continue in this position.
Bobbye was all about family and friends and had a passion for music-especially concerts- as well as drawing and reading. She will always be remembered smiling joyously with her seven chosen sisters who loved and cared for each other during good times and bad ones; Julie Shute, Andrea Beasley, Christy V. Heath, Amy Boone. Lisa Dare, Ali Thompson and Kelli-Lynn Canup. Bobbye will be fondly remembered by her maternal aunts and uncles; Taylor Davidson, wife Connie, Jane Greeman, Rowland Davidson, wife Nancy, and Paul Davidson, wife Deb, her paternal aunts and uncles; Billie Ann Roberts, LaVerne Bourne, Imogene VanHook, J.C. Bourne, wife Martha and Sue Pigg, husband Dennis, as well as a host of cousins and extended family members.
She was preceded in death by maternal grandparents General Taylor L. and Bobby Davidson and paternal grandparents John C. and Nell E. Bourne.
A Remembrance Service was held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home. Honoring her as bearers were John Beasley, Gavin Hensley, Kyle Harvey, Brennon Ball, Heath Allen, and John Hayden Beasley. Honorary bearers were her seven chosen sisters. The family greeted friends beginning at 4 p.m. and ending at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at the funeral home. Her family would like to extend a special and heartfelt Thanks to the nurses and doctors at Baptist Health 2A ICU for the compassionate care that was given to Bobbye and them during her stay. “Love is the greatest gift in life. Where there is deep grief there was great love.” It is a privilege for Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home to care for Bobbye Sue and her family.
Doug Bowling
March 11, 1954 – June 18, 2019
Burl Douglas Bowling, 65, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in London, Kentucky. He was born April 11, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Zelma Grubb Bowling and the late Burl Bowling. Doug was an independent truck driver for 47 years. He was known nationwide by fellow truckers as “Screamin Demon.” He loved his semi trucks and would say, “If it don’t shine, it ain’t mine.” He was an avid Harley Davidson rider and a 1972 graduate of Jessamine County High School.
Doug will be lovingly remembered by his sweetheart, Gerry Darling; one daughter, Traci Ackerman; one brother, Jeff (Lou Ann) Bowling; two sisters, Susan (Russ) Baker and Dee Dee Polsgrove; two grandchildren, Vivian Collinsworth and Morgan Ackerman; three great-grandchildren, Alexandria Kholer, Lorenzo Collinsworth and Niklaus Collinsworth. He was preceded in death by one son, Douglas Clay Bowling.
Visitation was held on Thursday, June 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Friday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Betts & West Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Friday, June 21. Interment was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Ryan Baker, Steve Dobbs, Eric Mink, Barry Price, Scott Stover and Joe Wright. www.bettsandwestfuneralhome.com.

Sharon Messer
April 28, 1970 – June 20, 2019
Hager & Cundiff is honored to serve the family of Sharon Messer, beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister. Remembrance Service 1 p.m. Today at Hager & Cundiff.
George Beaman
April 1, 1949 – June 20, 2019
Hager & Cundiff was honored to serve the family of George Beaman, 75, loving husband of Martha Sue, beloved father of five, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother.