West Ky News Obits
CALVERT CITY -- Donna Marie Haines, 54, of Calvert City died Monday, August 1, 2016, at Baptist Health Paducah.
Arrangements were incomplete at Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah.
CALVERT CITY -- Merva D. Egner, 102, of Calvert City died Friday, July 29, 2016, at her home.
She is survived by one son, David Egner of Calvert City; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Frank Egner; four brothers; and one sister. Her parents were Lynn and Martha (Angle) Smith.
Graveside service were held Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Fooks Cemetery with Elder Danny Ferrell officiating. Interment followed.
EDDYVILLE -- George Anthony "Tony" Ellis, 53, of Eddyville died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Shelbyville.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie Millikan Ellis; his mother, Freida Scott Ellis of Newport News, Virginia; two daughters, Anna Ellis and Allison Ellis, both of Eddyville; one son, Avery Ellis of Eddyville; one sister, Monica Halberg of Smithfield, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
His father was George Avery Ellis. Services were held Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Lakeland Funeral Home with The Rev. Jack Larwa officiating. Burial followed in Rolling Hills Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Monroe Carrel Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, VUMC Gift and Donor Services, 2525 West End Ave. Suite 450, Nashville TN 37203-1761.
GILBERTSVILLE -- Lisa Anne Walker, 45, of Gilbertsville died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Baptist Health Paducah.
She is survived by her mother, Brenda (Swirczynski) Walker of Gilbertsville; one sister, Laurie Rudd of Benton; and two nephews, Bryce and Brandon Rudd of Benton. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles "Cap" Walker.
Service were held Friday, July 29, 2016, at Collier Funeral Chapel in Benton with Phillip Rudd, Byron Rudd, and Bryce Rudd officiating. Interment followed in Benton Church of Christ Cemetery; Mark Ray with officiating.
Contributions may be made to Marshall County Humane Society, P.O. Box 531, Benton, KY 42025.
BENTON -- Mrs. Martha Lou (Smith) Reed, age 88, of Benton, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at her residence.
Mrs. Reed is survived by one son, Richard Reed of Benton, Kentucky; three daughters, Kenethia Taylor and her husband, Gary, Christine "Chris" Story and her husband, Danny, and Kendra Davis Hills and her husband, Jeff, all of Benton, Kentucky; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jackie Mullins of Benton, Kentucky. Mrs. Reed was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth "Cub" Reed; and one daughter, Janet Wilson. Her parents were, Harley and Alma (Treas) Reed. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 30, 2016, in the chapel of Collier Funeral Home with The Rev. Joe Daryl Thorn officiating. Burial followed in Soldier Creek Cemetery. Read the full article at http://www.paducahsun.comobituaries/072916_PS_Paid_Obit_Reed-663224
PADUCAH - Thomas A. Osborne Sr. 93, of Paducah, formerly of Canton community of Trigg County, passed away at 4:15 am on Wednesday, August 03, 2016 at his home. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Bette Jeane Coker Osborne; daughter, Rhonda Osborne Goss and husband Russell of Starkville, MS; son, Thomas Osborne Jr. of Paducah; two grandchildren, Matthew Ryan Goss and wife Alexa, Alison Goss Eng and husband Carl; four great grandchildren, Caden Thomas Eng, Dylan Grace Eng, Addyson Rose Goss, Kylie Ryan Goss; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Osborne will be 12:00 noon on Friday, August 5, 2016 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. James Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Osborne will be from 11:00 am until 12:00 noon at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 6125 Blandville Rd, Paducah, KY 42001.
You may leave a message or light a candle online at www.milnerandorr.com
PADUCAH - Paul Foster Scott, 83, of Paducah, KY, passed away at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at his residence.
Paul is survived by a daughter, Vickie Livingston of West Paducah, KY; two grandsons, brother, James Scott and a sister, Martha Jean Floyd both of Paducah, KY; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. A funeral mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church with Rev. Bruce McCarty officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour of 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Mt. Carmel Cemetery, P.O. Box 7346 Paducah, KY 42002 or to: Easter Seals West KY, 801 N. 29th Street, Paducah, KY 42001.
CALVERT CITY -- Lonnie Smith, age 80, of Calvert City, Kentucky passed away Monday, August 1, 2016, at Baptist Health Paducah.
Lonnie Smith is survived by his wife, Charlene June Barrett Smith of Calvert City, Kentucky; two sisters, Wanda Lambert of Calvert City, Sharon Dunigan and her husband Mickey of Possum Trot; one brother, Donald "Painter" Smith and wife Phyllis of Benton, Kentucky; three sons, Daryl G. Smith and wife Angie of Gilbertsville, Kentucky, Barry M. Smith and wife Sheri of Nashville, Tennessee, Mylon T. Smith and wife Wendy of Possum Trot, Kentucky; one daughter, Misty R. Green and husband Bobby of Calvert City, Kentucky; thirteen grandchildren; Jessica Hicks, Carter Hicks, Sydney Smith, Aaron Smith, Adam Smith, Mindy Smith Jones and husband Justin, Madison Smith, Madeline Henson, Morgan Henson, Whitney Green, Emily Green, Kyle Sams and Cory Sams; and one great-grandchild, Jace Austin Monroe Jones. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Bro. Johnny Minick, Bro. Barry Smith and Bro. Alan Miller will officiate with gospel singing by Johnny Minick and the Smith Family.
Burial will follow in the Marshall County Memory Gardens.
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Betty L. Wiley, 82, of Metropolis, Illinois passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Baptist Health Paducah.
Betty was married to Arlet Wiley, who preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 2005. She was a member of the Brookport Church of God.
Survivors include two sons, James (Debbie) Wiley of Golconda, Illinois, and Steven Wiley of Metropolis; four grandchildren, Gary Wayne, Brent, Chad (Jessica) and Wade (Priscilla); four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Linda (Aubrey) Jeffords, Eulene (Nick) Eubanks, Brenda (Larry) Blanchard and Shirley (Frank) Tucker; one brother, Billy (Trudy) Walter; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home with Marty Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Hastings Cemetery in Pope County, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the Brookport Church of God, 312 George St., Brookport, IL 62910.
Online condolences may be left at aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.
MURRAY -- Lloyd Kraft, 88, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at McCracken Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He is survived by his companion of 30 years, Mary Nell Morrison; two sons, Daniel Kraft and wife, Lynda of St. Louis and Steven Kraft and wife, Melisa of Benton, Kentucky; one daughter, Peggy Beasley and husband, Bennie of Hardin, Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Virginia McDowell of South Dakota, Darlene Huge and Doris Schuett McConnell, both of Nashville, Illinois.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2016, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Interment will be held at a later date in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
Condolences may be sent online at filbeckcannking.com.
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Ruth E. Walsh, 97, of Paducah, formerly of Metropolis, Illinois, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She is survived by two great-nephews, William E. Walsh of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and James E. Walsh of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; one great niece; and several cousins. Burial will be held at a later date in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.
There will be no visitation. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Broadway United Methodist Church, 701 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001; or McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah, KY 42001.