Marvin Boone, age 74, died Saturday afternoon at 4:33 p.m at his home in Kevil. Marvin was retired from McCracken County Road Department. He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Wallace) Boone; two sons, Wesley Boone and his wife Donya, and Charles Boone and his wife Sabrina. Five Grandchildren, Chelsea Boone, Madison Boone, Maribeth Boone, Nathaniel Boone and Matthew Boone. One Great-GrandDaughter, Brylee Cursey. Two half sisters and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Alta Boone; four brothers and two sisters. Funeral services were held Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel in Kevil with the Rev. Bill Miller officiating. Interment followed at McKendree United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to Lourdes Hospice Foundation Fund, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-9961. Morrow Funeral Chapel in Kevil is handling arrangements.
Harold (Pete) Medlin, age 87, of Kevil died Friday morning, Aug. 1, 2014, at 10:25 a.m. at his home after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Pete's love was farming. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was retired from TVA. Pete was a member of First Baptist Church of La Center, Ky. He had also served for many years as a deacon at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Pete loved to hunt. Pete is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Lola Mae Medlin, who took such good care of him during this long illness; one son, Bill Medlin and his wife, Jana Kim, of Paducah, Ky; one daughter, Rita Roberts of Colliervill, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Ryan Medlin of Paducah, Kyle Medlin of Louisville, Ky., Kimberlyn Vinson and her husband, David, of Paducah, Ky., Brittney Roberts of Cordova, Tenn., and Samuel Roberts of Nashville, Tenn.; and four great-grandchildren, Matthew Medlin, Shelby Medlin, Jakson Vinson and Dallas Vinson, all of Paducah. He was preceded in death by one brother, Gene Medlin; and his parents, Virgie and William Medlin. Funeral services were held Aug. 3rd at Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center with the Rev. Mark Sickling and the Rev. Bill Ogden officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors. Memorial contributions may be sent to: Alzheimer's Association Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter Kaden Tower 6100 Dutchmans LN STE 401 Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3284; Lourdes Hospice Foundation Fund, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961; or First Baptist Church of La Center, Ky. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday evening at Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center, Ky. 42056.
Martha Jean Rucks Elrod, 69, of Kevil died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 12:25 a.m. at Lourdes hospital. Martha was born November 30, 1944, in Paducah to the late Henry and Rosa Huebschman Rucks. She was a 1963 graduate of St. Mary Academy. Martha retired from the United States Postal Service after 30 years employment. She was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School. Martha was a loving wife, mother and friend with a strong Christian belief she lived out daily. She chose and posted scripture for the local church marquee weekly. She spent time on their farm with her husband, enjoying their horses, dogs and cats. She also loved being with her family, friends and grandkids. She will be missed greatly, but we know we will be reunited with her soon. She was a Christian woman, devoted wife and loving mother who is survived by her husband of 51 years, J.R. Elrod; son, Johnny Elrod; daughters, Donna Elrod Gauthier and Rhonda Elrod Johnson; grandchildren, Derick, Zach and Carson Elrod, Tori Elrod Puryear, Christian, Collin, Anniston and Savannah Gauthier, and Michael Gargano; three step great-grandchildren; and siblings, Charles Rucks, Joann Smith and Rosemary Dillworth. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Robert and James Rucks. Funeral services were held Aug. 2nd at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Kevil. Pastors Steve Harvey and Stephen Williams officiated. Burial followd in the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Contributions may be made to: Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1230 Martin Luther King Drive, Paducah, KY 42001; or Kosair Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 37370, Louisville KY 40233. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.milnerandorr.com.
Phyllis Ann Sadler, 70, of Kevil were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Sadler died at 5:05 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Lourdes Hospital. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Nolan Sadler; two daughters, Crystol Myre of Paducah and Karon Sadler of Kevil; a son, Richard Sadler of Kevil; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Oralee Newcomb; and one great-granddaughter.