Former Kevil resident, Eva Nell Crews, 91, died at 11:30 p.m. on September 5th at Catherine Kasper Home in Donaldson, IN. Mrs. Crews was born in McCracken County and lived there for most of her life. She graduated from Heath High School in 1938 a the young age of 16. Several years later, she met the love of her life, James Alfred Crews, and they married in 1943. She was a devoted mother to their son, a longtime member of the McCracken County Homemakers, and a lifelong member of Newton Creek Baptist church. She also worked as a bookkeeper for 13 years. In retirement, she and her husband, Alfred, enjoyed bus trips across the country, visiting their grandchildren, and playing Rook with friends and family. She was known for her exuberant laughter, her wonderful deserts, and her love of all things blue. Survivors include her son; James Don Crews (Margaret) of Plymoth, IN; three granddaughters: Julie Crews Barger (Scott), Toni Christine Crews (Matt Miller) both of Plymouth, IN., and Kelsey Louise Witt (Mike) of Santa Barbara, CA.; four great-grandsons; Holden Kadlec, Graham Barger, Miles Barger, and Reid Barger; and several nieces and nephews who were near and dear to her heart. She is also survived by a special cousin, Louise Cunningham. Preceding her in death were her husband of 54 years, James Alfred Crews; her parents, James Monroe Long and Ollie Frances Long; and four sisters and three brothers. Expression of Sympathy may be made to Newton Creek Baptist Church, 12800 Ogden Landing Road, Kevil, KY 42053. Services will be held Saturday, September 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel, Kevil, KY with Rev. Rodney Cude and Rev. Wayne Carter officiating. Burial will follow at the Newton Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be at Morrow Funeral Chapel, Kevil, KY Friday, September 13 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Services for Marilyn June Allen Fulcher, 78, of Kevil, formerly of Mayfield, were held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield. The Rev. Dwain Warren and the Rev. Davin Burnett officiated. Burial followed in Highland Park Cemetery. Mrs. Fulcher died at 7:36 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Lourdes hospital in Paducah. She was a member of the Mayfield Holiness Church. Mrs. Fulcher is survived by her mother, Lottie Gay Jordan Allen of Sedalia; one son, James W. Fulcher of Lowes; one daughter, Vicki Terrell of Kevil; three brothers, Joe Allen of Mayfield, James Allen of Columbus, Texas, and Johnny Allen of Dublin; two sisters, Corine Ward of Mayfield and Brenda Kissiar of Sedalia; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Willis Fulcher; her father, John B. Allen; one brother; one sister; and one great-grandchild.
Kaylea Marie Lampkin received her angel wings Thursday morning, September 5, 2013, at her home in West Paducah. Kaylea was a very bright, determined little girl whose laugh would bring joy to your heart. She is survived by her parents, Jeremiah Lampkin and Audrey Morehead of West Paducah; two brothers, Kruyz Lampkin of Paducah and George Lampkin of West Paducah; one sister, Tristen Lampkin of Lovelaceville; her maternal grandparents, Debbie Hale of Paducah and Bruce Morgan of Metropolis, Ill.; her paternal grandparents, Tex Lampkin of Kevil and Susan Draffen of Mayfield; her paternal great-grandmother, Martha Lampkin of Barlow; her maternal great-grandfather, Kenneth Downey of Paducah; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services were held Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center with the Rev. Jesse Oden officiating. Interment followed at Barlow Cemetery. Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center is handling arrangements.
Copyright 2013 The Paducah Sun. All rights reserved. Donnie W. Church, 80, of Paducah, formerly of Ballard County, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Church was a United States Army veteran, a member of Concord United Methodist Church, a huge University of Kentucky basketball fan, and a dedicated member of the Hardee’s Coffee Club. He was a retired instrument mechanic for ISP Chemicals Incorporated in Calvert City. He is survived by his loving wife, Gayle Chandler Church; his daughter, Dr. Rennie Church and her husband, William Skinner of Paducah; two grandsons, Riley William Skinner and Nathaniel Ryan Skinner; nephew, Barry Cagle of Paducah, and several other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Church and Rebecca Anderson Church; three sisters, and one brother. Funeral services for Mr. Church were held. Sunday, September 8, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Earl Dickerson officiating. Burial followed at Maplelawn Park Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002. You may leave a message of condolence or light a candle online at www.milnerandorr.com
Memorial services for Mary Jo Neeley, 57, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., formerly of Olmsted, were held. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge with the Rev. Mike Sharp officiating. Burial followed in Masonic Cemetery in Olmsted. Ms. Neely died at 8:03 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Ms. Neeley was an assistant librarian at the Lincoln Star Journal and a sales clerk for a shoe store. She was also a church musician. Survivors include one son, Daniel Bratton of London, England; one daughter, Anna Jo Bratton of Phoenix; two brothers, Charles Neeley and Robert Neeley, both of Olmsted; one sister, Sharon Kay Perriguey of Olmsted, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sophia M. Simpson Neeley, and one brother.
Danny L. Hooks, 58, of Metropolis died Saturday, August 31, 2013, at his home. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Loyal Order of Moose. He is survived by his mother, Mattie Hooks of Metropolis; two daughters, Erica Mijares and Danielle Hooks, both of Longview, Texas; four brothers; two sisters; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Glen Hooks; and one sister. A memorial visitation was held Saturday, September 7, 2013, at his home, 6957 Midway Road in Metropolis. Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Georgia Lee Caudle, 95, of Olmsted died at 10:37 a.m. Sunday, September 1, 2013, at her home. She was a member of World Harvest Church of Paducah. She attended United Methodist in Olmsted. She was retired from the Chicago Board of Education. She was married to Louis Caudle. She is survived by one son, Jerrell Caudle of Olmsted; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Rena Kinney of Olmsted, Jeannette Wienecke of Kansas City, Mo., and Irma Slack of Plymouth, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by one daughter, Rebecca Barg; and an infant brother. Her parents were Irvin Eastwood and Rena (Britt) Eastwood. Services were held Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin with Chris Cody officiating. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pulaski. Memorial contributions may be made to Rose Hill Cemetery Pulaski and will be accepted at the funeral home.