Adams, George E.

George E. Adams, 76, of Louisville, passed away on Aug. 3, 2018.

George is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Lou; children, Todd Adams (Megan) and Amie Pirtle (JP); grandchildren, Ellie, Johnnie, Caroline and Julia; sister, Margie Bierly (Scott); sister-in-law, Betty Rabishaw; a number of nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation was held on Aug. 7, 2018 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions, East Louisville Chapel, 235 Juneau Dr. in Middletown. A visitation was also held on Aug. 8 at the Church of the Epiphany, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, Louisville, followed by a mass of celebration. Burial was held at St. Catherine Cemetery in New Haven, Kentucky.

George will be missed by all. Memorials may be made to support the Parklands ( To leave a special message for the family, please visit

Ann Margaret Patrick Black.

Black, Ann Margaret Patrick

Ann Margaret Patrick Black, 88, passed away July 31, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born Jan. 5, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, to the late James Madison “Matt” and Esther Meadows Patrick. Ann was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by sons, Jearls Carson (Earlene Hawkins) Arnett of Georgetown, Kentucky, and Timothy Clarence Black (Laura Marrs) of Louisville, Kentucky; daughters, Kathy (Sam) Ponsoll of Danville, Kentucky, and Beverly (Gary) Macey of Morehead, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Kate Elizabeth Black and Carson Thomas Black of Louisville, John (Jessie) Ponsoll of New Jersey, Brandon (Kim) Ponsoll of San Diego, California, Jillian Rose Jent of Los Angeles, California, and Robert Forrest Arnett. Ann is also survived by brother, C.F. Salyer of Edgerton, Ohio; sisters, Lou Johnson of Jeffersonville, Indiana, June Crace of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Virginia Maffett of Georgetown, Kentucky. Ann was preceded in death by brothers, Paul Patrick and Jerry Salyer, and sister, Juanita Hazel Brashear.

Visitation with family and friends was held on Aug. 3, 2018 at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home with a service on Saturday at the funeral home. Graveside service was held at Bluegrass Cemetery in Magoffin County. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Brown, Anthony L. “Tony”

Anthony L. “Tony” Brown, 60, passed away Aug. 1, 2018. He was a former employee at Tarc and raised in Youngs Chapel A.M.E. Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Sr. and Mattie Brown; his siblings, William Jr. “Billy” and Lee Helen Brown. He is survived by his children, Jermel Mayfield (Savannah), Heather Walker (Keith), Anthony Myers and VaQue Dennis; five sisters, Anna and Brenda Brown, Delores Cunningham (Robert), Grace Lyons and Carolyn Johnson; his sister-in-law, Margaret Brown; his companion, Shamica Lewis; five grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral was held Wednesday at Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, 1901 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., with visitation Tuesday at the church. G. C. Williams in charge of arrangements.

Garr, Joseph Steven

Joseph Steven Garr, 66, born Nov. 27, 1951, passed away Aug. 3, 2018.

Joe was the co-owner of Garr Concrete Finishers and was a founding member of Resurrection Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances and Lonnie Garr; a brother, Bill; and sister, Helen.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Weatherholt Garr; son, Alex Garr; three sisters, Mary Conder, Florence Frank and Rosie Flaherty; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral mass was held on Aug. 8 at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, 5915 Outer Loop, followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation was held at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road, on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, please remember Joe with a contribution to one of the following: WHAS Crusade for Children or Kosair Children’s Burn Hospital in Cincinnati. Online condolences may be left at