Ferd F. Gholson, age 87, surrounded by his loving family, at his home went to be with the Lord Thursday Evening at 8:30 p.m. Ferd was a World War II Navy Veteran. He was the owner and operator of Lovelaceville Feed Mill for more than 30 years. Ferd was a member of Mt. Zion. Baptist Church and also attended Lovelaceville Baptist Church. He loved to talk to strangers and find out who was connected to who. Ferd loved to give away peppermints. Ferd is Survived by his wife of 66 years Sue W. Gholson of Lovelaceville, Ky. One son, Russell F. Gholson of Davis, Oklahoma. Two daughters Julia Thompson and one of Ferd's favorite son in laws Philip, and Ginger Thomas and his other favorite son in law Gary of Lovelaceville, Ky. Four Grandchildren Andy Thompson and his wife Christie of Lovelaceville, Ky., Luke Thompson of Lovelaceville, Ky., Josh Thomas and his wife Lindsay Rose of Louisville, Ky., and Erin Thomas of Richmond, Virginia. Two Great Grandchildren Anna Grace Thompson of Lovelaceville, Ky. and Elan Thomas of Louisville, Ky. Several Nieces and nephews and so many wonderful friends. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. His parents were Mabel and Hershel Gholson. Funeral Services will be Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter with the Rev. Larry Davidson and Rev. Jared Hayes. Private interment will be at a later time. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Saturday Evening at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter, Ky. Memorial Contributions may be sent to Wounded Warriors Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675 or www.woundedwarrierproject.com.
Tony Leffingwell, 64, of Michigan, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. He was a retired paver operator and served in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving one tour of combat duty in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife, LeAnn Leffingwell, of Kalkaska, Michigan; three sons, Kalvin Taylor, of Kalispell, Montana, Allen Leffingwell, of Metropolis, Illinois, and Jessy Leffingwell, of Fife Lake, Michigan; four daughters, Shan Parritt and Kattie Leffingwell, both of Kalkaska, and Toni Walters and Tammy Smith, both of Metropolis; one brother, Robert Leffingwell, of Salem, Alabama; one sister, Diana Gluch, of Traverse City, Michigan; 18 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah. Burial will follow at Pell Cemetery in Brookport, Illinois. Friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Christine M. Sutton, 83, of Metropolis died at 3 p.m. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at Lourdes hospital in Paducah. She was a member of Broadway Church of Christ in Metropolis. She is survived by one daughter, Tylatha Deloise Davis of Metropolis; one son, Mack A. Goodman Jr. of Metropolis; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and two stepsisters, Faye Kimmons of Paducah and Carolyn Taylor of Illinois. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack A. Goodman Sr.; one daughter, Delsie Irene Turner; four brothers; and two sisters. Her parents were Herman Sutton and Ocie Smith Sutton. Service will be at noon Friday, November 14, 2014, at Broadway Church of Christ in Metropolis with William D. Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in Boyd Cemetery of Choates. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service hour Friday at the church. Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home in Paducah is in charge of arrangements.