Billy J. Wells, 70 of Paducah died Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:50 p.m. at Lourdes Hospital. He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and a retired construction worker. Survivors include wife, Charlotte Ann Puckett Wells; one son, Billy Ray Wells, Paducah, KY; two step-sons, David C. Harper, Gilbertsville, KY and Daniel L. Davie, Paducah, KY; one sister, Mary Wells Vallejo, Paducah, KY; one brother, Bobby J. Wells, Paducah, KY; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Preceding in death was parents, Raymond G. Wells & Mary Magdalene Wells; one sister, Betty Jean Keel and one step-daughter, Rheanne Harper. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Cemetery with Rev. Brandon Williams officiating. Friends may call after 3:30 p.m. at the Lone Oak Chapel Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
Harry W. Weber, 67, of Paducah, KY went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 5:09 a.m. Sunday, May 18, 2014 from Baptist Health of Paducah. He was a retired self-employed Farmer and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Harry was a member of the Southland Baptist Temple and was very active in the PAWTE community.
Harry is survived by his wife, Cheryl Baker Weber of Paducah, KY; daughters, Michele Thomas of Paducah, KY, Stephanie Looper of Metropolis, IL, Samanatha Weber of Kansas City, MO, Faith Weber of Paducah, KY; son, Jeffrey Weber and his wife Stephanie of Metropolis, IL; step daughters, Amberly Seilheimer and husband Mark of Paducah, KY, Ashley Shanks and husband Jake of Paducah, KY; step son, Micah Vied of Paducah, KY; sister, Joyce Compton of St. Louis, MO; brother, Johnny Weber of St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Robbie Thomas, Chantelle Thomas, Haley Thomas, Alicia Thomas, Madison Thomas, Brandon Looper, Ryan Looper, Callie Looper, Hannah Weber, Ellie Weber; great grandchildren, Omarii Thomas and Jackson Thomas; Step grandchildren, Micah Seilheimer, Becca Seilheimer, Jessie Seilheimer, Chase Vied, Brashton Vied, Canaan Shanks, Asher Shanks and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Weber. His parents were Clifford and Eva Welch Weber. A Celebration of Life service will be 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Topper Council, Rev. Jimmy Franks and Rev. Paul Hatcher officiating followed by Military Rites provided by the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Southland Baptist Temple Ranch (which is a Youth Camp, Retreat and Conference Center) 927 Yarbro Lane, Paducah, KY 42003. You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.
Donnie Tucker, 75 of Paducah, KY died Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:30 a.m. at his home. Donnie was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United State Marines. Donnie spent many years in law enforcement where he served as a Paducah City Policeman, Security at the former Executive Inn, and as a detective for the City of Paducah. Survivors include one sister, Wanda Attebury and husband Tommy of Paducah, KY; sister-in-law, Nancy Ford and husband Bobby of Paducah, KY; one niece, Holly Cowan and husband Perry of Nashville, TN. Preceding in death was his wife, Patty Lou Moore Tucker; his parents, Curtis Tucker & Bertha Hicks Tucker; one niece, Dana Albert. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Paducah with Rev. Todd Hawkins officiating. Friends may call Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. The family would like to thank the nurses and caregivers of Lourdes Hospice for their services during Donnie’s illness. Expression of sympathy may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42003. You may light a candle or leave a message of sympathy at www.milnerandorr.com
Herman H. Harper, 81, of Paducah, KY passed away at 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Scottsville, KY. Herman was retired from the McCracken County School System. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Hendron Lions Club and the Hendron Volunteer Fire Department. Herman is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jo Ann Meunier Harper of Paducah, KY; daughter, Debbie Gibbs and husband John of Paducah, KY; son, Kevin Harper and wife Susan of Paducah, KY; sisters, Eva Bean and Joyce Scobel both of Atlanta, Ga, Mary Buchanan of Paducah, KY; 5 grandchildren, Whitney Harper, Hailey Harper, Christy Hart and husband Joe, Johnna Travis and husband Keith and Shelbie York; 9 great grandchildren, Chris Brindley, Devon Hart, Jadon Hart, Charlie Morrison, Cooper Morrison, Landon Travis, Austin Travis, Lauran Travis and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Addielee Henderson and Dean Ornduff; 5 brothers, Ray Harper, Howitt Harper, Dale Harper, Robert Harper, George Harper. His parents were George Harper and Addie Goodwin Harper. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Nolan officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home. You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.