DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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CENTRAL CITY, KY - Beatrice Walton Altmire, 88, of Central City, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Maple Manor Nursing Home. She was born to the late James Patrick and Mattie Dougherty on March 30, 1923.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Altmire and her sister Anna Elizabeth Rickard. She attended St. Josephs School in Central City. Most of her adult life was spent in Louisville, KY where she worked and retired from Brown and Williamson Tobacco Co. after nearly 30 years of service.

She is survived by a nephew, Phillip "Red" Rickard and wife Wanda of Central City; a great-nephew Myron (Crystal) Rickard of Seymour, IN; great-niece Stefanie (Greg) Rager of Central City; and a great-great-nephew Clay Rager. She had many nieces and nephews through marriage that played an active part in her life. She was "Aunt Bea" to everyone who knew her and made many friends throughout her life.

The funeral mass will be offered at St. Josephs Catholic Church in Central City on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 10:00AM, with Father Ben Luther officiating. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery in Central City. Visitation will be Friday from 8:00AM - 10:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

Posted on 2/2/14
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