Thomas Michael Hooper, 71, of Paducah, died Monday at 1:32 pm at Lourdes Hospital. Thomas was born January 14, 1943 in Paducah to the late Charles Thomas Hooper and Blanche Burkhart Hooper Wager. He served in the United States Air Force and United States Navy. Thomas retired from the City of Paducah as a truck driver for the Public Works Department. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Wilma Woodford Hooper; two daughters, Crystal White and husband Joe of Kevil, and Jennifer McDonald of Paducah; three granddaughters, Amber Hooper, Brooklyn Hooper Rankin and Haley McDonald; a two great-grandsons, Kyler Rankin and Braden Rankin. He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Michael Hooper, Jr.; and a grandson, Brenton “Puddy” Hooper. Funeral services will be held at 1pm Thursday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Burial will follow at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Graves County. Visitation will begin after 11am Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, Ky 42001. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.milnerandorr.com.
Mr. Daniel Bruce McClintock, age 69, a native of Paducah, Ky., and resident of Lockport, La., passed away on Saturday, May 24, 2014, in Lockport, La. He was a United States Army veteran. Mr. McClintock is survived by his wife of 46 years, Brenda Leblanc McClintock; three daughters, Paula McClintock, Sheila McClintock and Dana (Kevin) Morvant; and three grandchildren, Lonnie Chiasson Jr., Brady Morvant and Brooke Morvant. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert McClintock Sr. and Jeannette Guill McClintock; a brother, Robert McClintock Jr.; and a sister, Joy Nelson. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Wingo Cemetery with the Rev. Mickey Fowler officiating. There will be no visitation. Brown Funeral Home of Wingo, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
Terry L. Tucker, 46, of Paducah, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, May 28th at 6:55 a.m. from his residence. He leaves behind his wife of 27 years, Nancy Tucker of Paducah; his mother, Judy Tucker of Paducah; two sons, Dereck Tucker (Jennifer) and Terry Allen Tucker (Renea) of Paducah; one daughter, Katerina Capps (Adam) of Paducah; eight grandchildren, Christopher Tucker, James Tucker, Elizabeth Tucker, Kristina Tucker, Elijah Tucker, Scarlett Capps, Kayzlyn Tucker and Vinncent Tucker, all of Paducah; five brothers, his twin brother, Tim Tucker (Renee), James Tucker (Dena), Randy Tucker (Bobbi), John Tucker (Kim), all of Paducah and Kirk McKinney (Michelle) of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Debbie Owens of Louisville; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, James Tucker; two brothers, Jody Tucker and Michael Thomas Tucker; and a mother-in-law, Brenda Tinsley. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2014, at Keeling Family Funeral Home with the Rev. LeLand Hayden officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until funeral hour Friday at the funeral home. Online messages may be left at www.keelingfamilyfuneralhome.com
Margaret Boyd Hicks, 95, of Paducah died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Superior Care Home in Paducah.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Paducah. She is survived by one son, Dalton L. Boyd of Mayfield; one daughter, Pamela A. Brooks of Mayfield; one stepdaughter, Bonnie Harris of Warren, Ill., one sister, Agnes Senzel of Belleville, Ill.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Dalton L. Boyd; her second husband, Glenn Thomas Hicks; one brother; and two sisters. Her parents were William and Elizabeth Schroeder Spinnenweber. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mayfield with the Rev. Eric Riley officiating. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield.
Mary Francis Cates, 88, of Paducah died Wednesday at 4:04 p.m. at her stepdaughter's home in Mayfield. She is survived by one nephew, Rodney Morgan and his wife Jennifer of West Paducah, Ky.; one stepson, Billy Cates of Louisville, Ky.; two stepdaughters, Suzanne Wilson of Mayfield and Stephanie Nelson of Iowa. Mary was a member of the Paducah Women's Club. She worked in Antique Sales for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Cates; her parents, Jim and Leda Freeman; two sisters; and three brothers. Graveside services will be Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Mt. Kenton Cemetery in Paducah officiated by Rev. Steve Gorham. There will be no visitation. Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center is handling the arrangements.
Robert. A. (Bob) Jones, 66, of Paducah, passed away at 10:59 a.m. Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Lourdes hospital. Mr. Jones was a retired Principal of Forest Hills Special Services School, former director of Head Start of Paducah, a Kentucky Colonel and Duke of Paducah. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, VFW, and American Legion, all of Paducah. He was of the Catholic faith. Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Sanderson) Jones of Paducah; one son, Peyton Jones and wife Lindsey of Paducah; one daughter, Patricia (Jones) McReynolds and husband Kent of Paducah; two brothers, Kevin Jones of Raleigh, N.C., Richard Jones and wife Laurel of Raleigh, N.C.; in-laws, Duane and Melinda Sanderson, Sharon Sanderson and Doug Town, Carla and Geoff Spears, Cynthia Sanderson and Neil Archer; mother-in-law, Mary Lou Sanderson; three grandchildren, Alli Jones of Paducah, Landon McReynolds of Paducah and Alex McReynolds of Georgia; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Hunt Jones and Dorothy (Kennedy) Jones; father-in-law, Molton H. Sanderson; brother-in-law, Daryl Sanderson; and sister-in-law, Helen Jones. A gathering to celebrate Bob's life will take place from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2014, in River Room of Four Rivers Carson Center of Paducah. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Easter Seals, 2229 Mildred St, Paducah, KY 42001; or your favorite charity. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.hughesfuneral.com. Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.