Patsy Sue Harris Chumbler, age 76, died Thursday Evening at 10:22 p.m. at Baptist Health in Paducah. Patsy was a member of Newton Creek Baptist Church. In previous years she had owned and operated Chumblers Pets. She was an avid quilter and crafter. Patsy was preceded in death by her husband Lewis and her parents Stanley and Lora Dowdy Harris. She is survived by one son Wayne Chumbler of Kevil, one daughter Thaila (T.J.) Adlich of West Paducah. Three sisters Jean Shelby of Kevil, June Massa of Oscar, and Shirley Hack of La Center, Ky. Three Grandchildren and nine Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter with the Rev. Glen Crowe officiating. Interment will follow at Newton Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Carl Robert Pangmen, age 45, died at Trinity Rock Island on Tuesday, August 26th at Rock Island, Illinois. Carl was a member of High Point Pentecostal Church. He had been employed at Home Depot in Paducah. He graduated from Free Gospel Bible Institute in Export, Pennsylvania. He also attended West Kentucky Community and Technical College. He is survived by his wife of 19 years Melody Pangman of Barlow, Ky. , his Mother Roberta Sue Pangman of Paducah, one son Jarrett Pangman of Export, Pennsylvania, two daughters Jessicca Pangman of Barlow, Ky. and Jayde Pangman of Barlow, Ky. Two brothers Greg Pangman and his wife Shelly of Paducah, Ky. and Randall Pangman of Mayfield, Ky. One sister in law Tina Jones and her husband Darell of Wickliffe, and one brother in law Troy Bailey and wife Robin of Chatom, Alabama. Several nieces and nephews. Carl was preceded in death by his Father James Pangman. Funeral Services were held Saturday at at Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center. Rev. Doug Stevens, Rev. Leon Clark and Rev. Troy Bailey officiated. Interment will followed at Barlow Cemetery.
Dan L. Brown, age 64, of Wickliffe, Ky., died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014, at his residence. He was a decorated Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Vietnam War. He was awarded with the Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze service Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, Expert Badge with Mortar Bar, Sharpshooter Badge with Automatic Rifle and Grenade Bars, Marksman Badge with Pistol Bar, and Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm unit Citation Badge. He worked for the National Disabled American Veterans as a service officer. He was a member of the Paducah Disabled American Veterans and Paducah American Legion, Post No. 31. Dan is survived by his wife of 25 years, Beverly Cardwell Brown of Wickliffe; two daughters, Trisha Brown Lucas of Blandville, Ky., and Michelle Henry Allen and husband Drew of Temecula, Calif.; two sons, Michael Brown and wife Tricia of Bardwell, Ky., and Brandon Henry and wife Angel of La Center, Ky.; nine grandchildren, Bailee, Aubrey and Isabella Brown, Robert and Brenna Lucas, Brileigh and Crosby Allen, and Caleb and Peyton Henry; his mother, Sally Crystal Byasse Brown of Blandville, Ky.; and one brother, Ray E. Brown of Blandville, Ky. He is preceded in death by his father, Robert H. Brown; and one brother, Kim H. Brown. Expressions of sympathy may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Private services will be held at a later date. Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Wickliffe is in charge of arrangements. You may leave a message, light a candle or share a song tribute for the family at www.milnerandorr.com.
Frances L. Batts, 90, of Wickliffe passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at 9:02 p.m. at Lourdes hospital. She was born February 4, 1924, in Wickliffe, Ky., to the late Orie Tilford and Kate Thompson Tilford. Mrs. Batts was a homemaker, a member of Blandville Baptist Church, taught young adults at Antioch Baptist Church and taught vacation Bible school for many years. Survivors include two sons, Shelly Batts and wife Peggy of Wickliffe, Ky., and Gary Batts and wife Dollie of Paducah, Ky.; one brother, Herman Tilford of Vancouver, Washington; one grandson, Greg Batts and wife Lori of Melber, Ky.; one granddaughter, Tracy Sullivan and husband Brent of Kevil, Ky.; and one great-grandchild, Blake Sullivan of Kevil, Ky. Preceding her in death are her husband, Hugh Batts; parents, Orie Tilford and Kate Thompson Tilford; and two brothers, Thomas Jones and William "Bunk" Jones. Funeral Services were held Saturday, August 30, 2014, at the Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Wickliffe with Rev. Dee Hazelwood officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Blandville, Ky. Expressions of sympathy can be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or Hillcrest Cemetery, Gary Mayers, 694 Fraser Rd, Wickliffe, KY 42087. You may leave a message, light a candle or share a song tribute for the family at www.milnerandorr.com.
Tommy Swafford, 67, of Brookport, Illinois, died at 2:40 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2014, at his home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Aikins-Farmer Brookport Chapel with the Rev. David Siere officiating. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at the chapel.