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Sandra Kaye Wallace

KIRKSEY-Sandra Kaye Wallace, 71, of Kirksey pass away Tuesday, August. 30, 2016. Ms. Wallace was preceded in death by her son, Michael Shane Wallace, and her parents, Claude and Harriett Hayden.She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Chip Edwards; her sister, Linda Pearson; her grandchildren: Ashley Edwards Walker and Chip Walker, Whitley Edwards, Codie and Katherine Wallace, Haley Edwards, Autumn Wallace, Seth Wallace. Mckenzie Wallace; and great grandchildren: Carson Edwards, Tristin Edwards, and Kensleigh Wallace. Visitation was held at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell on Friday, September 2. A celebration ceremony was on Saturday, September 3, under tent at the Edward's home in Kirksey, KY. with Chip Walker officiating.

Roberta "Bobbie" Perryman

SMITHLAND -- Roberta "Bobbie" Perryman, 62, of Smithland passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016, at the Ray and Kay Hospice Eckstein Center in Paducah.Surviving is her husband, Michael Perryman; six children, Robert Spann of Burna, Kentucky, Veronica Fuller of Indiana, Christie Burdine of Indiana, Michelle Perryman of Indiana, Kim Perryman of Indiana and Cherie Beck of Reno, Nevada; one sister, Connie Warren of Reno, Nevada; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one sister, Penny Shriver; and one brother, Charles Shriver. Her parents were Russell Shriver and Alice Baker. Services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Smith Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Jimmie Perryman and Shane Vandergriff officiating. Burial will follow at Ferguson Cemetery.

Edward Darrel Smith
FREDONIA-Edward Darrel Smith age 76 of Fredonia, KY passed away September 2, 2016 at the Christian Care Center in Kuttawa, KY. Mr. Smith is survived by three sons, Ricky Don Smith; Jonathon Edward Smith, Marion, KY and Jimmy Don Smith, Fredonia, KY; sister, Susie Lott, Frances, KY; eight grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Margaret Owens Smith, one son, one step-daughter, four brothers and two sisters. Funeral services were held Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Myers Funeral Home, Marion, KY with burial in Frances Cemetery.
Mrs. Juanita Mae Johnson
SALEM-Mrs. Juanita Mae Johnson 88 of Salem, Kentucky passed on to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, September 2 at 2:20 PM at Livingston Hospital and Healthcare Services, Inc. She is survived by one son, Rolley E. Johnson and his wife Iona K., of Forest Hill, MD; two grandsons, James Lynn Johnson and Christopher Mark Johnson, both of Forest Hill, MD.; and four great-grandchildren, Jacquelyn, Samantha, Kaylin and Emily Johnson. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Luvena Bozeman, Erleen Kitchen, Prelene Kirk and two bothers William (Bill) and Thomas (Junior) Asbridge; and her parents A. E. and Nina Asbridge. Funeral services will be on Sunday, September 11 at 2 PM in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors, with the Rev. A.C. Hodge officiating. Burial will follow in Pinckneyville Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 AM to the funeral hour Sunday, September 11 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem, KY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center Resident Donation Fund or to Alzheimer's Association, (www.alz.org/donate). Send checks in c/o Boyd Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 26, Salem, KY 42078. Condolences may also be left online atboydfuneraldirectors.com.
Dorothy Hoskins
CLINTON -- Dorothy Hoskins, 84, of Clinton died Sunday, September 4, 2016, at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. Arrangements were incomplete at Brown Funeral Home

Kathryn A. Kerley Walker

KEVIL -- Kathryn A. Kerley Walker, 71, of Kevil, formerly of Johnson County, Illinois, died at 1:11 a.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Baptist Health Paducah. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna, Illinois.

Wanda J. Tinsley

PRINCETON-Wanda J. Tinsley, age 61, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 at Princeton Health Rehab. She was a housewife and member of Shepherd Street Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Robert L. Tinsley of Princeton, KY., six sisters, Mary Copeland, Ella Moss, Sheneal Loving, Norma Jean Faulkner, Gertie Riley Jackson, Patricia Crump, two brothers, Joe Kevil and Billy Marsh. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Catherine Brown Mash, two brothers, James Kevil and Henry Mash, one sister, Zeretta Jones. Visitation will held on Friday from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Morgan's Funeral Home in Princeton, KY. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 1:00 PM at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Rev. James Brasher officiating.

James E. Dodson
PADUCAH-James E. Dodson, 98, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Paducah. He is survived by his sons, Ronald Wayne Dodson and wife Pat of Paducah, Kentucky and James Daryl Dodson and wife Marjorie Roberts of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; four grandchildren, Marjorie, Travis, Mike and Mark; four great grandchildren, Mitchell, Maria, Mallie and Blake.James was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Bearfield Dodson; two brothers, Leon Puckett and Glen Puckett. His parents were Jasper Dodson and Eva Mae Record Dodson.Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Chris Fleming officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Belinda Joann Meeks Young
LYON-Belinda Joann Meeks Young, 53 of Livingston County passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She is survived by her husband, Ray Young, two daughters, Brandy Day and husband, Dennis Day, Jr. of Bowling Green, KY, Adreanna Young of Livingston County, KY, two sons, Wesley Young and wife, Bristin, Princeton, KY and Jesse Young and wife, Jenni Greenville, KY, two brothers, Dewight Meeks and wife, Diane, Princeton, KY and Gary Meeks and wife, Lisa, Princeton, KY, four grandchildren, Sidney Day, Evan Day, Landon Young and Kyler Fuller and several nieces. She was preceded in death by her father, Carlton Meeks and mother, Joann Brasher Meeks.
Mr. Hobert J. Ashlock
WATER VALLEY - Mr. Hobert J. Ashlock, age 86, of Water Valley, KY died Tuesday at 9:15 PM in Paris, TN.
Hobert is survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents - Earl & Lizzie Stephens Ashlock; and two sisters - Rena May Ashlock and Martha Ludean Ray; two brothers Donald Edward Ashlock and Thelbert Ashlock
Graveside services for Hobert will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Rays Cemetery in Hickman County with Rev. Steve Melvin officiating. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery on Saturday morning. The Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Barbara A. Smith
FULTON - Mrs. Barbara A. Smith, age 85, of Fulton died Thursday morning at Diversicare of Fulton.
Mrs. Smith is survived by a daughter Terri Harvey of Fulton, KY, two sons Mike Smith of Fulton, KY and Bobby Smith of Nashville, TN; five grandchildren Jason Sutton of Alameda, CA, Clayton Harvey of Evansville, IN, Angie Nanney, Jennifer Cothran and Jessica Mulcahy, all of Fulton, KY; eight great grandchildren and a sister Shirley Homra of Murray, KY.
She was preceded in death by her husband J.W. "Duck" Smith in 1982 and her parents Monira and Foad A. Homra.
Graveside services will be held at 11AM Tuesday, September 6 at the Greenlea Cemetery. There will be no visitation held and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for graveside services.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude, PO BOX 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Mrs. Marsha Murray
HICKMAN - Mrs. Marsha Murray of Hickman died Sunday morning, September 4, 2016 at the Tennova Healthcare in Martin.
She is survived by her children Renee Ramsey of Fulton, KY, Lee Ann Collins of Florence, SC, Sandra Morris of Hickman, KY, Melissa O'Connor of Wrightsville, GA, Hubbard Murray of Russellville, AL and Jemmye Lynn Green of Grangeville, Idaho; 18 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren and two brothers James Shell of Union City, TN and Jeff Shell of Fulton,KY.
She was preceded in death by her parents Hubbard and Thelma Cavashere Shell, three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral service will be held at 4 pm Thursday, September 8 in our funeral chapel. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 2-4 pm on Thursday.
Memorials may be made to ST JUDE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Mrs. Dorothy V. Scott Hoskins
CLINTON -- Mrs. Dorothy V. Scott Hoskins, age 84 of Clinton passed away 10:24 AM Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Center. She was a faithful Christian and member of the Clinton Second Baptist Church and a retired bookkeeper. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Hoskins of Clinton; 2 daughters, Regena (David) Force of Memphis, TN and Rose Maricle of Olive Branch, MS; 2 Grandchildren, Alena Force of Olive Branch, MS and John Force of Memphis, TN; 1 Great Grandson, Trey Meucci of CA and Sister, Margie Dale Kessler of Mississippi. She is preceded in death by her parents, John Douglas and Madge Dora Gentry Scott; 3 Brothers and 5 Sisters. Funeral Service will be held 1 PM Wednesday, September 7 at Brown Funeral Home in Clinton with Rev. Tom Hoskins, Rev. Bob McGraw and Rev. Max Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 AM on Wednesday at the Brown Funeral Home in Clinton. Donations: Mt. Moriah Cemetery, c/o J.W. Moran, 256 Evans Lane, Clinton, KY 42031.
Norma Lee Hamilton

Norma Lee Hamilton, nee Ferguson, went to meet her Lord and Savior on September 7, 2016 from Baptist Health Paducah. Ms. Norma is survived by one son, Gary (Ellen) Hamilton of Prospect, Kentucky; one daughter, Melanie Hamilton of Paducah, Kentucky; three granddaughters, Jennifer (Doug) Wilham, and Kimberley (John) Wilhoit of Louisville, Kentucky, and Stephanie (Eric) Burres of New Albany, Indiana; five great grandchildren, Hannah and Caleb Wilham, Maya and Isaac Wilhoit, Sidney Burres; sixteen nieces and nephews. She is survived by a sister, Peggy (Charles) Hawkins of Paducah. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Flavous Hamilton, on April 16, 1998. He was a bass singer with the Hamilton Brothers Quartet for many years. A commemorative service will be held at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016 with Dr. Ben Boone and Rev. David Garrett officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, September 9, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Burial will be in the Briensburg Cemetery located in Marshall County following the service. In lieu of flowers you may wish to contribute to the Memorial Fund at Reidland United Methodist Church, 5515 Reidland Road, Paducah, Kentucky 42003. Those wishing only to pay their respect to family may do so before the commemorative service begins.

Barbara Jo Farris
Barbara Jo Farris, 57, of Paducah died Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. Survivors include her husband, Robert Farris; one daughter, Misty Gibson of Murray; one son, Gregory Scott Farris of Paducah; her parents, Billy Hobbs of Henderson and Judy Hobbs of Paducah; two sisters, Barbara Mills of Mayfield and Kim Clapp of Calvert City; two grandchildren; and two nephews. Private services are being held. Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements. Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association at P.O. Box 7000 Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001; or to Lourdes Hospice, 911 Joe Clifton Drive, Paducah, KY 42001.

Pauline Potter
Mrs. Pauline Potter, 68, of Lone Oak passed from this life on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah KY. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Lon Potter of Paducah KY; daughters, Angelina (Albert) Mendoza of Hobart IN and Donna (Michael) Peters of Chesterton IN; brothers, Amon Shuecraft of Kingsport TN and Ricky Shuecraft of Salem KY; sisters, Mary King of Paducah KY, Jearldeen Lanham of Kevil KY, Linda Haney of Paducah KY, Phyllis Garrett of Eddyville KY, Patricia Wring of Paducah KY, Cheryl Fowler of Panama City FL; and grandchildren, Brent Mendoza, Salena Mendoza, Tara Mendoza, Cade Mendoza, Colin Peters and Connor Peters. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vivian and Myrtle Damron Shuecraft; and a sister, Janice Morris. Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2:00PM in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services with Rev. Bobby Strong officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery. Friends may visit Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11:00AM until the funeral hour at Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem KY.

Darrell Lane Stewart

Darrell Lane Stewart, 49, of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016, at his home. He is survived by his mother, Melinda Ann Thompson Breeden of Paducah, Kentucky; one sister, Sherry Stewart of Paducah, Kentucky; two brothers, Terry Stewart of Jacksonville, Florida, and Scott Stewart and wife Gina of Nashville, Tennessee; and one niece, Emily Hamlin. His father was Warren Lane Stewart. A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 8, 2016, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. A time of sharing will begin at 6:30 p.m. Contributions may be made to Easter Seals Center, 801 N. 29th St., Paducah, KY 42001.

Lena E. Meek

Lena E. Meek, 90, of Paducah, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Baptist Health Park Tower in Louisville. She is survived by one daughter, Emily Suzanne Gillespie and husband, Lyle of Louisville; three grandsons, Aaron Lyle Gillespie, Ryan Ellis Gillespie and his wife, Elizabeth and Aaron Michael Gutknecht, all of Louisville: one great grandson, Ellis Noel Gillespie of Louisville; and many other precious family members. Mrs. Meek was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Noel W Meek; her parents, Ellis and Gencie Thomas; two sisters, Emma Sue Coy and Wilma South; and one aunt, Lola Good. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. The Rev. Steve Coy and Lyle Gillespie will officiate. Burial will immediately follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Larry Dwain Smith
Larry Dwain Smith of Paducah, Kentucky, 71 years of age, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016, at Lourdes hospital in Paducah, Ky., from complications of Muscular Dystrophy. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margie Cissell-Smith; a daughter, Traci Dodson; a sister, Judith Ray; and two grandsons: Zachary Dodson of St. Louis, Missouri, and Dylan Dodson of Calvert City, Kentucky. Mr. Smith's body will be used for research at the University of Louisville before being returned for cremation. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 9, 2016, at 12 noon at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Mr. Smith's name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America.

James E. Dodson
James E. Dodson, 98, of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Paducah.
He is survived by his sons, Ronald Wayne Dodson and wife Pat of Paducah, Kentucky, and James Daryl Dodson and wife Marjorie Roberts of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; four grandchildren, Marjorie, Travis, Mike and Mark; four great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Maria, Mallie and Blake. James was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Bearfield Dodson; two brothers, Leon Puckett and Glen Puckett. His parents were Jasper Dodson and Eva Mae Record Dodson. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Chris Fleming officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250.

Leota Ford Powell
Leota Ford Powell, 88, of Paducah died at 12:21 a.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at the home of her nephew in Benton.She is survived by two nephews, Roger Ford of Benton and Larry Ford of Chicago; two great-nieces, Tara Davenport of Marshall County and Donna Jo Stonebraker of Indiana; and eight great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 8, 2016, at Hartsfield Cemetery. Arrangements are with Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home in Benton.

Rebecca Louise Smith
FARMINGTON -- Rebecca Louise Smith, 88, of Farmington died Sunday, September 4, 2016, at her home. She is survived by two sons, Michael Rule of Mayfield and Phillip Smith of Farmington; two brothers, Howard Riley and Joe Riley, both of Mayfield; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clint G. Smith; and one sister. Her parents were John B. and Eliza Riley. Funeral services were Monday, September 5, 2016, at Bethany Baptist Church in Farmington, with burial in the Bethany Cemetery.

David Michael Morrill
LOWES -- David Michael Morrill, 74, of Lowes, Kentucky, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016, after a long courageous battle against all odds.
David is survived by his wife of 52 years, Betty Hodge Morrill, whose loving devotion enabled him to flourish; one son, Dr. Michael Justin (Robin) Morrill of Lexington; and one granddaughter, Kristen Elizabeth Morrill of Lexington. He is also survived by two sisters, Patricia Pellerin of Lawndale, North Carolina, and Ruth (Mike) Cosgrove of Pahrump, Nevada. He is also survived by many loving in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Lawrence and Roby-Ruth Morrill of Lowes; and a brother, Dr. James L. Morrill Jr., of Manhattan, Kansas. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 12 to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Mayfield with services immediately following. The Rev. Larry Walker and the Rev. Dr. Jon Farone will be officiating. Interment will follow at St. Jerome Cemetery in Fancy Farm, Kentucky. Expressions of sympathy may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 303 West Broadway, Mayfield, KY 42066. Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield is in charge of arrangements.

Emma Jean Lovell
CALVERT CITY -- Emma Jean Lovell, 82, of Calvert City died Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Baptist Health Paducah.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Anderson of Calvert City and Karen Jean Duggar of Winchester; one son, George Lovell Jr. of Jackson, Mississippi; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Geraldine Marlow of Louisville; and one brother, John Thomas Gordon of Louisville. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Pamela Gayle Moore; three sisters; and one brother. Her parents were William Thomas Gordon and Thelma Mae Giphart Gordon. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016, at Altona Baptist Church. The Rev. Roger Rice and George Lovell Jr. will officiate. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the church. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory in Benton is in charge of arrangements.

Billy Ray "Red" McKendree
BENTON -- Billy Ray "Red" McKendree, 74, died Monday, September 5, 2016, at McCracken Nursing and Rehabilitation. Surviving are his brother, Glen McKendree of Paducah, and his sister, Jane Jewell of Eddyville. His parents were Robert and Belva Rene Washburn McKendree. Services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2016, at Collier Funeral Chapel in Benton with Joel Frizzell officiating. Burial will be in Marshall County Memory Gardens in Benton. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Friday, September 9, 2016, at the funeral home.

Curtis Carl Kildow
GILBERTSVILLE -- Curtis Carl Kildow, 98, of Gilbertsville, Kentucky, passed away at 4:31 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2016, at his home. He is survived by his daughter, Alice Faye Shedrow of Gilbertsville, Kentucky; two sons, Greg Kildow of Benton, Kentucky, and Steve Kildow of Fort Myers, Florida; one sister, Geneva Venson of Elden, Iowa; and two brothers, Bill Kildow of Kennett, Missouri, and James Kildow of Elden, Iowa; 11 grandchildren, Bill Shedrow, Ashley Kildow, Christine Shedrow, Schaade Kintz, Steve Kildow Jr., Bryton Roberto, Kevin Kildow, Jake Borens, Pam Kodman, Brandon Kildow and Heather Wilt; and ten great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Edwards Kildow; and one daughter, Cheryl Breslin; one grandson, Austin Kildow; four brothers, Junior Lee Kildow, Harold Kildow, Neil Kildow and Loren Kildow. His parents were Leland Kildow and Maude Grindstaff Kildow.Services will be at noon Friday, September 9, 2016, at Bethany General Baptist Church, 17866 County Road 102, Campbell, MO 63933. The Rev. Bryan Johnson will officiate and burial with military rites will follow in Bethany Cemetery.Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Robert Vernon Jones
MURRAY -- Robert Vernon Jones, 93, of Murray died at 7:38 p.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.He is survived by four daughters, Anita Crowe of Murray, Doris Thomas of Bowling Green, Fredrica Hargrove of Paducah and Ann Foster of Murray; two sons, Baron Jones and Brent Jones, both of Snellville, Georgia; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one child, Costello Grogan. His parents were Gladys Jones and Emma Petty Rutledge.Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016, at Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home in Murray. Teresa Jackson will officiate. Burial will follow in Murray City Cemetery.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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