• Shelby Gibson, 64

    Shelby Kinman Gibson, 64, of Florence, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at Hospice of St. Elizabeth Health Care in Edgewood.

    She was a waitress at Buffalo Wild Wings and Ground Round restaurant in Florence.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, William J. and Alice Kathryn Hutton Kinman, and a brother, Billy Ray Kinman.

  • Natacha Ray Jones, 19

    Natacha Ray Jones, 19, of Corinth, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center from injuries received in an automobile accident.

    She was a senior at Scott County High School. She enjoyed swimming, hunting and fishing.

    She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Ray Jones and Willie Nolen, Jr. and a cousin, Cassie Michelle Jones in 2003.

  • Gary Bates, 58

    Gary G. Bates, 58, of Walton, formerly of Grant County, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at his residence.

    He was a truck driver with M & K Express in Walton.

    His father, Donald Gene Bates preceded him in death.

    Survivors include his wife, Cindy Kirk Bates; his mother and stepfather, LeaEtta Purcell and James W. Mercer of Erlanger; a son, Christopher Wade Bates of Erlanger; a daughter, McKenna Gene Bates of Walton; a sister, Pam Barker of Milford, Ohio and two grandchildren.

  • Steve C. Buchanan III, 32

    Steve C. Buchanan III, 32, of Covington, formerly of Grant County, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    He was a 1995 graduate of Williamstown High School and was head of the men’s merchandising department at Macy’s. He was a painter, enjoyed reading and collecting books.

  • George Angell, Jr., 83

    George Angell, Jr., 83, of Dry Ridge, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown.

    He was a retired machinist with the Cincinnati Ventilating Company. He was a World War II Navy veteran.

    He was the son of the late George Washington Angell Sr. and Ina Sorrell Angell.

  • Carl Anderson, 84

    Carl Glenn Anderson, 84, of Lexington, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at Hospice Care Center.

    He was born in Grant County and was the son of the late Carl and Irene Alexander Anderson.

    Anderson was a veteran of the U.S. Army and an office manager for IBM, where he was employed for 30 years.

    His wife, Anne Clay Anderson, and a sister, Helen Mullins, preceded him in death.

    Survivors include a son, Mike Anderson of Dallas, Texas; two grandchildren, Kimberly Hill and Kristina Banks, both of Lexington; six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

  • Carla Galloway, 39

    Carla Denise Colvin Galloway, 39, of Florence, died Thurday, Sept. 10, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare of Florence.

    She was a homemaker, worked as a cashier at Ameristop of Burlington and was involved in the Florence American Legion Post #4.

    Survivors include her husband, Roger Galloway; sons, Nathaniel Keith Buring, Zachary Todd Buring and Blake Harrison Colvin, all of Florence; mother, Nancy Williams Colvin of Crittenden; sister, Sonja Faye Carver of Warsaw; and brother, James Arnold Colvin of Crittenden.

  • Justyce Illes, infant

    Justyce Shane Illes, infant, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    His maternal grandfather, Kenny Peters, preceded him in death.

    Survivors include his mother, Michael Sarah Marie Peters and his father, Shane Michael Illes, both of Florence; maternal grandmother, Debbie Peters of Dry Ridge; maternal great grandparents, Gary and Flo Bingaman of Dry Ridge and Kenneth and Ruth Peters of Crittenden; and paternal grandparents, Paul and Vickie Schumacher of Union.

    Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family.

  • Juanita"Shots" Kinner, 45

    Juanita “Shots” Kinner, 45, of Dry Ridge, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at the University of Cincinnati Hospital from injuries received in a motorcycle accident.

    She was a former machine shop employee at Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Georgetown. She was co-founder of the Rolling Recon Motorcycle Club and a lifetime member of the Humane Society.

  • Howard Stephens, 68

    Howard E. Stephens, 68, died Saturday, September 5, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Grant County.

    He was vice president with Miami Valley International and a veteran of the Marine Corps. 

    His wife, Helen Stephens, preceded him in death.

    Survivors include daughters, Lisa Lockard of Newport and Lura McGraw of Williamstown; mother Lura Stephens of Cincinnati; a sister, Frankie Sharon of Sonoma, California; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.