Sally Ann Cline, 76 years old, of Kevil, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. She is survived by her two sons, Harold F. Cline and wife Pam of Kevil and James F. Cline and wife Patty of West Frankfort, Ill.; one sister, Dixie Newton of Eldorado, Ill.; one granddaughter, Karen Barnett and husband Josh; three great-grandchildren, Ty Youngblood, Hadyn Youngblood and Brex Barnett; one niece, Shelli Edwards of Eldorado, Ill.; two nephews, Philip Newton and Chad Newton, both of Eldorado, Ill.; and several loving great-nieces and nephews, Madison and Gage Newton of Eldorado, Ill., and Darah and Dawson Bowman of Enfield, Ill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Cline Sr.; her parents; and grandparents. There will be no visitation or graveside services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in memory of Sally Ann Cline. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Jewel Smith, 90, of Cairo, Illinois, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014. She was known for her smile and positive attitude, and she always had a kind word for everyone. Mary Jewel was born in Miller City, Illinois, on September 22, 1923, to Leslie and Gertrude Bowers. Mary Jewel graduated Diehlstadt High School at the age of 16, and was the only one of her mother's children to graduate from high school. She later worked at Brown Shoe Company in Charleston, Missouri, and then at the munitions plant in Cairo, Illinois, during World War II. It was at this job, working on the assembly line, that she met her husband, Connell F. Smith, a union representative for workers at the plant. Mary Jewel and Connell were married on December 8, 1945. Mary Jewell was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cairo, Illinois, the Wyatt United Methodist Church, and the Charleston Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Connell F. Smith; her brother, Lowell Bowers; and her sisters, Dorothy Rodriguiz, Opal Noisworthy and Jo McDaniel. Mary Jewel is survived by her sons, Connell F. Smith Jr., Edward M. (Betty) Smith, Alexandria, Virginia; granddaughter, Jordan (Tyler) Edmonds, Anna, Illinois; grandson, Matt Smith, Tamms, Illinois; great-grandsons, Trevor Smith and Graydon Edmonds; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation and funeral were held Sunday, February 23, 2014, at the Crain Funeral Home in Cairo, Illinois.
Graveside services for David Michael "Mike" Wilkerson, 59, of Kevil was held Friday, February 21, 2014, at Bethlehem Church Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Lindsey officiating. Mr. Wilkerson died at 2 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at Lourdes hospital in Paducah. Mr. Wilkerson was a construction worker and a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church of Wickliffe. He is survived by one daughter, Wendy Ice of Wickliffe; one son, Stephen Broida of O'Fallon, Mo.; his mother, Charlotte Wilkerson of Wickliffe; one sister, Susan Wilkerson of Wickliffe; two brothers, Douglas Wilkerson of Wickliffe and Stanley Wilkerson of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Wilkerson was preceded in death by his father, William "Bill" Wilkerson, and two sisters.
Larry Keith Rollins, 74, of Barlow, Ky., died Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at his home. Larry was born May 14, 1939, in Barlow to the late Clifford L. and Maurice Moore Rollins. He attended Ballard Memorial High School and served in the United States Air Force. Larry was a truck driver for many years, working for various local trucking lines. He retired as Crew Leader from Westvaco/Newpage after 30 years of service. He loved to fish. He is survived by his wife, Marcy Fraser Rollins; three daughters, Anna Richelle Rollins of Barlow, Mandy Rollins and LeRanda Rollins Kraeling, both of Greenville, S.C.; two grandsons, Elijah Gregg of Utah and Dean Kraeling of South Carolina; one granddaughter, Saranna Rollins of South Carolina; a sister, Peggy Rollins Piper of Barlow; two nieces and three grandnieces. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Olivia Marie Rollins, and his parents. Graveside services were held Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Barlow Cemetery with the Rev. F. Wayne Carter officiating. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Charles McNail, 68, of Kevil, Ky., died Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at 11:52 a.m. at Lourdes hospital. Charles was a native of Centralia, Ill., and a member of Bethel Christian Church. He retired from Kraft Foods where he served as production supervisor. He worked for Sears Parts & Service after his retirement. He was a graduate of Centralia High School in the class of 1963. Charles loved and had interest in Street Rod Cars and was a member of River Tin Street Rods. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Erma Jackson McNail; one daughter, Jennifer McNail and partner Kimberly McNail of Paducah, Ky.; one son, Brad McNail and wife Lisa of Paducah, Ky.; one grandson, Robert McNail; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding in death were his parents, Robert Paul McNail and Vivian Hamilton McNail; twin infant daughters, Melissa and Melinda McNail; one sister, Vivian Leigh Fulton; one brother, Paul McNail; and a half brother, Frank Fowler. Services were held Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Keith Tilford officiating. Burial followed at Bethel Christian Church Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Bethel Christian Church, 12245 Woodville Road, Kevil, KY 42053.
Mary Catherine Newell, 97, of Cairo, Ill., died Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at DayStar Nursing Home in Cairo, Ill. Mrs. Newell was born March 2, 1916, in Cairo, Ill., the daughter of Edward Dyas and Wilhelminia Alice Wallbaum of Cairo, Ill. On July 24, 1943, at St. Mary's Church in Mounds City, Ill., she married Fred Newell of Mounds, Ill., who preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1992. She was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Julie Jones Newell; and granddaughter, Christie Ann Newell of Cairo, Ill. Survivors include two sons, Ronald Newell of Cairo, Ill., and Stephen Newell and wife Linda of Terrell, Texas. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Jeffrey Newell and Angela Newell of Terrell, Texas, and Jeffrey's wife Rachel and soon to arrive great-grandson. Mrs. Newell was a lifelong resident of Cairo, Ill., and a member of St. Patrick's Church of Cairo, Ill. Funeral services were held Monday, February 24, 2014, at St. Patrick's Church in Cairo, Ill., with Father Chris Mujule officiating. Interment followed at Mound City National Cemetery.
William Paul Woods, 90, of Mayfield, and formerly of Bardwell, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 11, 2014, at home, with his family by his side. Funeral services were held Friday, February 14, 2014, at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home, Bardwell, Ky., with Howard Erisman and James Hyland officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery with military honors. Paul worshipped with believers gathered to the Lord's Name in Mayfield, Ky. He was born in Carlisle County, Ky., and served during World War II in the U.S. Army in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre. He worked 30 years at Union Carbide Corporation before his retirement. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Nancy (Nixon) Woods of Mayfield, Ky.; three children, Robert (Bob) Woods (Virginia) of Mayfield, Rebecca (Becky) Huff of Mayfield, and Elizabeth Ann Woods of Dawson Springs, Ky.; one brother, Charles Woods (Sara) of Mayfield; and two sisters, Naomi Cherry of Arlington, and Ethel Axley (Bill) of Wickliffe. Paul has 10 grandchildren, Leah Huff of Molena, Ga., Annaleise (Huff) Colley (Phillip) of Clarksville, Tenn., Juliana Huff, Micah Huff, Judah Huff, and Elisabeth Huff, all of Mayfield, Christopher Woods, Matthew Woods, Lydia Woods, and Jonathan Woods, also, all of Mayfield. Preceding Paul in death were an infant son, Michael Stewart Woods; two brothers, Norman Woods and Arnold Woods; two sisters, Lorene Ray and Virginia Workman. His parents were William David and Iva Ethelene (McDaniel) Woods. Pallbearers were Paul Wayne Ray, Sammy Workman, Bill Cherry, Steven Woods, Dennis Pierceall and Torin Pierceall. Honorary pallbearers were Allen Woods, Jim Cherry and Roger Reeves.