Sandra Jo McClanahan Kimsey, 73, of Salem, passed away October 6, 2013, at her home. Mrs. Kimsey was a member of the Post #31 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Marion Eagles Club. She is survived by her husband, George W. Parketon; one daughter, Janet Sowash of Paducah; one son, Daniel Lee Parketon of Michigan City, IN.; two stepdaughters, Jannett Parker of Sturgis, S.D., and Darlene Voyles of Lake Station, IN.; two stepsons, Tony Parketon of DeMonte, IN., and William Parketon of Balch Springs, Texas; two sisters, Arlene Waldmire of Rochester, Ill., and Karen McClanahan of Springfield, Ill.; three brothers, Willard McClanahan, Monte McClanahan and Ace McClanahan, all of Springfield, Ill.; fifteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Kimsey was preceded in death by four sisters. Her parents were Willard Douglas McClanahan Sr. and Janette Carrie Collins McClanahan. Funeral services were held October 11, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Wayne Carter officiating.
Betty Dykes, 78, of Marion, KY., passed away October 7, 2013, at Lourdes hospital. Mrs. Dykes is survived by her husband, Alton Dykes of Marion, KY.; one sister, Mildred Alvey of Paducah, KY.; one son, Mike Dykes of Paducah, KY.; one daughter, Sheila Tucker of Ledbetter, KY.; three grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; one great-grandchild; one stepgreat-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Dykes was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Lola Champion; one brother, J.B. Champion; one son, Gary Dykes, and one daughter, Sharron Dykes. Funeral service for Mrs Dykes were held October 11, 2013, at Gilbert Funeral Home. Graveside services followed at Maplelawn Cemetery in Paducah, KY.
Jerry Wilderman, 81, of Marion, Kentucky, passed away October 7, 2013, at Lourdes hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Mr. Wilderman is survived by his wife, Karen Wilderman of Marion, KY.; daughter, Candy Restler of Gilbertsville, KY., son, Jerry Eugene Wilderman Jr. of Lake City, KY., son, Michael Lee Wilderman of Grand Rivers, KY., daughter, Pamela K. Hagy of Folly Beach, S.C., daughter, Victoria Harville of Gilbertsville, KY.; four stepchildren, Karen Sue Ford of Diamond, KY., Stacy Wright of Princeton, KY., Glenn Ford of Marion, KY., and David Ford of Princeton, KY. Mr. Wilderman is preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Joyce Wilderman, and one sister, Mary Wilderman. Funeral services were held October 11 at Gilbert Funeral Home.