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Connie

Weatherford Puckett

LACENTER -- Connie Jean Weatherford Puckett, age 71 of LaCenter, formerly of Clinton, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Life Care Center of LaCenter She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Kent) Howle of Kevil, 3 grandsons, Kameron Howle, Jacob Howle and Dustin Howle who she referred to as her Motley Crue, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home in Clinton. Rev. Tim Escue officiated.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Barbra Green

KEVIL-- Barbra G. Green, 76, of Kevil, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

Barbra will be cremated and no services are scheduled at this time. Barbra is survived by three children, Brandon Walls, Edmund (Monica) Malone, and Michelle McVaigh; two brothers, Johnny Cunningham and Bill Cunningham; and seven grandchildren.

Angela

Nicole Carson

BARDWELL -- Angela Nicole Smith Carson, age 33 of Bardwell, formerly of Clinton, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Brown Funeral Home in Clinton.

Karen

Denice Griffin

COLUMBUS -- Karen Denice Griffin,64, of Columbus, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, Tennessee.

Karen is survived by her three sisters, Wilma Simmons, Toni Griffin, and Lawanda Griffin all of Columbus; and one brother, Reginald Farmer of Erie, PA.

A funeral service will be held at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church in Columbus at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022 with Bro. Derrick Fitts and Bro. Tony Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at the Columbus Cemetery. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the church.

John Howard Roper

CLINTON -- John Howard Roper, age 67 of Clinton, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at his residence. He is survived by his son, John David Roper of Cleveland, TN, grandson, Jacob Roper of Cleveland, TN, 3 great grandchildren, sister, Mary Watson of Columbus, 2 nephews, 1 great nephew and 1 great niece. Funeral services for John were held Monday, January 10, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brown Funeral Home in Clinton. Rev. David Dixon officiated. Burial followed in the Zion Cemetery.

Denise Carter McWhorter

CLINTON -- Denise Carter McWhorter, age 62 of Clinton passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Mercy Health of Paducah. She is survived by her husband of 43 years Joe McWhorter of Clinton; daughter, Jamie(Brandon) Terry of Clinton; 2 grandsons, Derek and Jared Terry both of Clinton; 8 Sisters, Mary Frances (Donald) McEachern, Emily Regina (Larry - deceased) Iser, Paula Sue

(Donald) Goodman, Elizabeth Gail Gutschmidt, Clara Ann (Mitchell) Laneave, Patricia Catherine (David) Hagen and Twins Annette Marie (Mike) Baumgartner and Janette Martha (Mark) Stahr; 3 Brothers, Herbert Joseph (Lucy) Carter, Melvin Elisha (Wanda) Carter, and Raymond Edward (Chris) Carter. Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, January 14, 2022 at the St. Charles Catholic Church with Father Crispin officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Denis Catholic Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Brown Funeral Home in Clinton.

David Wayne Petty

WEST PADUCAH -- David Wayne Petty age 49 of West Paducah, KY passed away at 3:50 AM Monday, January 10, 2022 at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY.

Ron Erickson

PADUCAH -- Ron Erickson, age 72, of Paducah, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center at Mercy Health Lourdes. Ron is survived by his wife of 17 years, Jenetta Erickson; a son, Steven Erickson; a daughter, Stephanie Wildharber (Bill); three step-sons, Richard Hughes, Jack Hughes, Anthony Hughes (Ashley); four grandchildren, Trinity O'Neill, Nathaniel Erickson, Brooklyn Tapscott, Abigail Erickson; sister, Barbara Davenport (Eddie);six step-grandchildren, Landon Hughes, Kylie Hughes, Gavin Hughes, Weston Hughes, Kenadie Hughes, Cooper Hughes; nephew, Jonathan Abernathy (Terri), along with those he left behind from the Tharp, Dale, Stuart, Bucy and Peterson families.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.Bro. Ryan Baker officiated. Burial followed the service at Milburn Cemetery.

Visitation was held on Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

Judy Poat

PADUCAH -- udy Poat, age 78, of Paducah passed away at 10:20 a.m. Friday, January 7, 2022 at Clinton Place in Clinton, KY. Survivors include one son, Kevin Poat and wife, Carol of Jackson, MO; one daughter, Angie Poat Sutton and husband, Dale of Paducah; four grandchildren, Sydney Poat, Samantha Poat, Brooke Sutton and Bailey Sutton. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. today, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the St. John Catholic Church with Rev. Bruce Fogle officiating,. Burial will follow at the St. John Cemetery. Visitation will be held today, Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home.

Bobby Lee Ford

PADUCAH -- Bobby L. Ford, 80, of Paducah, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Moore Ford of Paducah; his daughter, Holly Cowan and husband, Perry of Nashville, TN; son-in-law, Frank Albert of Paducah; two sisters, Inez Darnell (Richard) of Calvert City and Joyce Bohannon (Claude) of Brewers; three grandchildren, Connor, Lillian and Nolan Cowan, all of Nashville; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Bobby will be held at 11:00 a.m. today, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Bro. Rob Ison officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

Donald King

PADUCAH --

Donald King, age 55, of Paducah, passed away at 5:09 a.m. Sunday, January 9, 2022 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Baggett King; four sons, William R. (Debby) Etheridge, andLendon T. Etheridge, both of TN,Tyler D. (Makenzie) Kingand Cameron J. Etheridge, both ofPaducah; two sisters, Melinda (Todd) Hicks, and Maggie (Jay) Held,both of Paducah; two brothers, John (Shelia) Vogt and David Vogt both of Paducah; four grandchildren, Levi Etheridge, Lilah Etheridge, Camdon King and Blakely King; several nieces and nephews. Services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the Lone Oak Chapel Milner & Orr Funeral home. Chaplain Howard Coffee officiated.Burial followed at the New Concord Baptist Church Cemetery in Melber, KY.Visitation was held Wednesday, January 12, 2022from 11:00 a.m. until service time of 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mary Louise Miller Ezzell Katterjohn

PADUCAH -- Mary Louise Miller Ezzell Katterjohn died at her home on Monday, January 10, 2022.

Mrs. Katterjohn is survived by her daughter, Juliette Ezzell Grumley, and husband Paul, of Paducah, her son, Thomas Calder Ezzell, Jr., and wife Candace, of Roswell, NM; four grandchildren, Bryan Grumley, and wife Courtney, of Louisville, KY, Miller Grumley, and wife, Laura, of Paducah, Charlotte Grumley Orlando, and husband, Michael, of Herndon, VA, and Thomas Grumley, and wife, Caitlin, of Franklin, TN; two step-grandchildren, Robert Crook, of Roswell, NM, and Kathleen Goode-Crook, and wife, Kristina, of Santa Fe, NM; seven great-grandchildren, Faith and Avery Grumley of Louisville, KY, Max and Caroline Grumley of Paducah, Juliette and Michael Orlando of Herndon, VA, and Rowan Grumley of Franklin, TN, and numerous family and loved ones.

Funeral services for Mary Louise Ezzell Katterjohn will be on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.

at Grace Episcopal Church.Burial will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery, Paducah, KY.

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Shirley

Williams Dick

PADUCAH -- Shirley Williams Dick, age 88, of Paducah, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. Shirley is survived by two daughters, Brenda Egner (Dean) of O'Fallon, Missouri, Tami Kinsey (Marty) of Wentzville, Missouri; one son, Doug Williams (Debbie) of Paducah; one sister, Lois Steger of West Paducah; two brothers, Mickey Park (Becky) of Louisville, David Park (Vicki) of Savannah, Georgia; 11 grandchildren, Michelle Romanowicz (Geoff), Jason Egner (Dodi), DeAnne Egner, Lauren Williams, Shannon Brown, Beth Kinsey, Paul Kinsey (Amy), Ben Kinsey (Faryn), Mary Peters (Connor), Sam Kinsey, Grace Moehn (Zach); 11 great-grandchildren, Emily Baldi, William Baldi (Janelle), Nickolas Baldi, Mason Kinsey, Kaylee Kinsey, Zion Kinsey, Logan Kinsey, Atlas Kinsey, Rilynn Kinsey, Voyager Kinsey, Rayne Peters, plus two on the way. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Kenneth Brown officiating. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until service time of 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

Leanne Pummer

PADUCAH -- Leanne Pummer, age 49, passed away on January 6th, 2022, at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY.

No services are planned at this time.

Kaye E. Zink

PADUCAH -- Kaye E. Zink, age 74, passed away on January 7th, 2022, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Kaye is survived by her husband, Michael Zink; her children, Michael Zink II, Lindsay Zink, and Andrew (Jamy) Zink; her granddaughter, Kayli Zink; her niece, Kamie Fulton; and her special fur babies. A private family service will be held at a later date.

J.D. Griffith

PADUCAH -- J.D. Eugene Griffith 93, long time resident of Paducah, KY passed away on January 9, 2022 at Ridgewood Terrace Health-Rehab in Madisonville, KY. He is survived by 2 sons, Donald E Griffith (Brenda Brown Griffith) and Keith W Griffith (Julie Kennedy Griffith deceased); 3 grandsons, 1 granddaughter and 7 great grandchildren. He lived a long fruitful life and will be missed by all that new him.

Visitation isFriday, January 14, 2022 beginning at 11:00 a.m. with a 1:00 p.m. service at Lindsey's Funeral Home.

Amanda

Dawn Smith

PADUCAH -- Amanda Dawn Smith, 40, of Paducah passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at her residence. Surviving is her mother, Bernita Smith of Paducah; one brother, Jim Smith and sister-in-law, Skyler; and several cousins. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2021, at Lindsey Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Davidson officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit the family from 11:00 a.m. to service hour on Saturday at the funeral home.

Martha Lee Player

PADUCAH -- Martha Player passed away at Lourdes Hospital on January 8, 2022. She is survived by a son, Damon Player (wife Teresa); a daughter, Kathie Wankett (husband Tony); a granddaughter Kristina (husband Jessie); a grandson Justin; and six great grandchildren (Landon, Madison, Kensley, Kaybree, Easton and Ryver); a niece Jody; and several cousins. At this time plans for a memorial service will be postponed until

spring, 2022. For further information please reference the Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home website.

Robert

Wayne Watson

PADUCAH -- Robert Wayne Watson, 58, of Paducah passed away at 10:00 PM on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at his residence. He is survived by his mother, Linda Watson of Paducah; one brother, Keith Watson and wife Melany of Paducah; three sisters, Kathy Bailey of Paducah, Kim Hack and husband Keith of Paducah, Cheryl McGregor and husband John of Murray; several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or service held at this time.

Jessica Lorine (Hodge) Powell

PADUCAH -- Jessica Lorine (Hodge) Powell, 36, of Paducah passed away at 12:45 PM on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Murray Calloway County Hospital in Murray, KY. She is survived by triplet children, Emily June Powell, Clayton Dean Powell, Cayden Wade Powell all of Lacenter; parents, Keith and Bonnie Hodge of Paducah; fiancé, Jason Simpson and two children, Leland and Madi of Murray, KY; one brother, Brian Keith (Brittani) Hodge of Paducah; two sisters, Amiee Camille (Les) Cope of Springfield, TN, Sarah Elizabeth (Curt) Chaffin of Orlinda, TN; several nieces and nephews, Raylynn Broaddus, Cameron Cope, Conner Cope, Caroline Chaffin, Tucker Chaffin.

Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah. Bro. Brett Miles officiated. Burial followed at Mt. Kenton Cemetery in Paducah.

Visitation washeld from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at the funeral home.

Geanene

A. Anderson

LEDBETTER -- Geanene Anderson, 78, of Ledbetter, died Friday, January 7, 2022 at Stonecreek Nursing and Rehab. Surviving Geanene are three sons, Patrick Anderson, Timothy Anderson, and Jason Anderson; four siblings, Yvonne Kraemer, Marie Springer, Wayne Cote, and Chrissy Eithier; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Geanene will be cremated and no services are scheduled at this time.

Robert Corder

LEDBETTER -- Robert "Bob" Corder, age 73, passed away on January 9th, 2022, in his home in Ledbetter, KY. Robert is survived by his wife, Charlene Corder; his two daughters, Lori Corder and Stacey (Scott) Turner; his sister, Beverly (Larry) Garland; his grandchildren, Ashley (Clint) Sunderland, Dylan Holt, Hunter

Holt, and Joshua Turner; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 15th, 2022, at Smithland Second Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., with the service beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Steve McDonald

SALEM -- Steve McDonald, of Anna, IL, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at his home. Those left behind to cherish his memory include his mother, Mary McDonald Shuecraft of Almo; sisters, Sharon Green of Mayfield and Doreen Johnston (David) of Murray.

A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Lola Pentecostal Church in Lola, KY.

Alice Faye Collins

BENTON -- Alice "Faye" Collins, 80, of Benton, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Marshall County Hospital.

She is survived by her brother, Donald Heath and wife, Shirley of Benton. A private family service will be held at a later date.

Richard

Allen Hutchison

CALVERT CITY -- Richard "Redbeard" Hutchison, 66, of Calvert City passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. Surviving is his fiancé of 19 years, Chrystal Myers of Calvert City; and two beloved pets, Bubba and Sissy. He will be cremated per his wishes.

Russell Lee Blalock

MAYFIELD -- Russell Blalock, 66, of Mayfield died on Sunday, January 9, 2021 at his residence. Surviving is his wife, Regina Blalock; two daughters, Heather Renee Campbell and Amanda King; one sister, Regina Jackson; one granddaughter, Maeley Rae Chesney; two nieces; one nephew; and several great nieces and nephews. He will be cremated per his wishes.

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

Tony Lynn Edwards

MAYFIELD -- Tony Lynn Edwards age 53 of Mayfield passed away Wednesday January 5, 2022 at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield. He is survived by his parents- Ralph and Barbara Redden Edwards of Mayfield, 1 son- Ethan Edwards of Mayfield and 1 brother- Donald Edwards of Mayfield. Funeral service were held at 2:00 PM Sunday January 9, 2022 at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield. Bro. Chris Kemp and Rev. Jerry Rollins officiated. Burial followed in the Edwards cemetery in Marshall County.

Jeno Otto Hidvegi

MAYFIELD -- Jeno Otto Hidvegi 82 of Mayfield passed away at 2:30 Wednesday January 5, 2022 at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield. He was a retired Army Major. He is survived by 1 daughter- Renee (Glen) Dupree of LA, 1 son- Ernest Hidvegi of CA. 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father- Janos Hidvegi and his mother- Ilona Tasnadi Foldes.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield in charge of arrangements.

Joe Donald Ridenour

MAYFIELD -- Joe Donald Ridenour, age 75 of Mayfield, Ky passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at his residence. Mr. Ridenour is survived by his son- Timothy Gene Ridenour of Mayfield, Ky; 26 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren also survive. Memorial Services will be held at a later date, there will be no visitation.

Sherry Jenice Nesler

MAYFIELD -- Sherry Jenice Eddings Nesler, age 67 of Mayfield, Ky passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield, Ky.

She is survived by her son- Mako (Heather) Nesler of Melber, Ky; her daughter- MyKala (Daniel) Brown of Paducah, Ky; her five grandchildren- Nathan Nesler, Owen and Spencer Brown; Hannah Beth and Brooke Elliott; her sister- Sheila Keeling of the Pottsville Community; her uncle- Jack (Nancy) Wilkerson of Lowes, Ky; her aunt- Dorothy McClellan of Lowes, Ky; several nieces and nephews also survive, as well as her loyal companions Roxy and Bezington.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, Ky. Rev. Paul Wilkerson officiated. Burial followed in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Larry Dale Hopkins

MAYFIELD -- Larry Dale Hopkins, age 79 of Mayfield, Ky passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 1:46 a.m. at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center. Mr. Hopkins is survived by his two daughters- Joy (Mike) Roach of Mayfield, Ky and Valerie (Mark) Perkins of Mayfield, Ky; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren also survive.

Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, Ky with Heather Long, Justin Reed, and Ken Henderson officiating. Friends may call after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, Ky.

Goergia

Ann Madden

MAYFIELD -- Georgia Ann Madden, age 83 of Mayfield, Ky passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 3:28 PM at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, Ky.

Joe W. Dodson

MAYFIELD -- Joe W. Dodson, age 78, of Mayfield passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at his residence. He was an U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. Mr. Dodson is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joan Tucker Dodson; one son, Chris Dodson of Mayfield, KY;

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one daughter, Jan (Patrick) Spangler; and four grandchildren, Carter Dodson, Collins Dodson, Hudson Spangler and Houston Spangler. Funeral services for Mr. Joe W. Dodson were at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY. Dr. Wes Fowler officiated. Interment followed at Highland Park Cemetery. American Legion Post # 26 will conduct graveside military rites.

Visitation was 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Mark Wayne Farris

MAYFIELD -- Mark Wayne Farris, age 59, of Mayfield passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, KY. Mr. Farris is survived by his wife, Cindy Hill Farris; two sons, Wesley Farris and Tyler Harlow both of Mayfield, KY; one daughter, Anna Puckett of Mayfield, KY; one brother, Michael (Rhoda) Farris of Mayfield, KY; two sisters, Sandra Sanderson and Patricia (Wayne) Palmer both of Mayfield, KY; and three grandchildren, Addison Farris, Adler Puckett and Reece Farris. Funeral services for Mr. Mark Wayne Farris will be 2:00 p.m. today, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY. Rev. Ronnie Stinson, Sr. will officiate. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. today, Thursday at the funeral home.

Treva Day Carter

MAYFIELD -- Treva Day Carter, age 91, of Plano, TX, formerly of Mayfield, KY, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Linden Park Rehabilitation Center in Richardson, TX. Mrs. Carter is survived by two sons, Johnny Day Carter of Benton, KY and Michael Dean Carter of Plano, TX. Graveside services for Mrs. Treva Day Carter will be held at a later date.

Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY is in charge of arrangements.

Mark Alan Jackson

MAYFIELD -- Mark Alan Jackson, age 59, of Mayfield, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at his home. He proudly served in the Army National Guard and completed with an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corp. Mr. Jackson is survived by two daughters, Sara Kathryne Campbell and husband Corde of Dukedom, Tennessee and Emily Lou Jackson of Mayfield, Kentucky; son, Alan Wade Jackson of Paducah, Kentucky; grandsons, Colt Jackson Campbell and Jameson Case Campbell and granddaughter, Evelyn Ray Dixon; two sisters, Patricia Ward and husband Gary of Hazel, Kentucky and Kathy Hargrove and husband Bob of Murray, Kentucky; also, several nieces and nephews. A Funeral service wias held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Bro. Gary Hill officiated. Burial followed in the Walker Cemetery in Henry County, Tennessee. Visitation for Family and Friends was held from 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Wilma Sue Richards

MELBER --

Wilma Sue Richards, 88, of Melber, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Baptist Health Wilma is survived by four daughters, Diane Roberts of Lone Oak, Debra Susan Jennings of Reidland, Elizabeth Joanne Hastings of Reidland, and Melissa Joy Hammond (Kevin) of Melber; four sons, Edwin Leon Richards Jr. of Reidland, David Lynn Richards (Peggy) of Melber, Ronald Louis Richards (Denise) of San Angelo, Texas, and Anthony Shawn Richards of Calvert City; 14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Funeral services for Wilma will be held at 11:00 a.m. today, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Lone Oak with Pastor Charles Moore officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Lone Oak.

James W. Sturgeon

SYMSONIA -- James W. Sturgeon of Symsonia, KY passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY.

Marty Allan Whitis

BOAZ -- Marty Allan Whitis, 68, of Boaz passed away at 3:00 AM on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at his residence. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Claudine (Downey) Whitis of Boaz; son, Craig Whitis and wife Angie of Boaz; daughter, Lindy Steele and husband Chad of Benton; one brother, Terrell Whitis and wife Loretta of Boaz; sister, Shirley Hudson of Reidland; three grandchildren, Chase Whitis, Nathan Steele, Collin Whitis; several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or services held at this time.

Shirley Marie Jones

HARDIN -- Shirley Dublin Jones, age 82, of Hardin, Kentucky, formerly of Clinton, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at her home. Shirley is survived by her daughter, Teresa Nelson and husband, Greg of Hardin; two grandchildren, Christina True and husband, Darin and Ryan Pillow and wife, Shelby; and six great-grandchildren, Layne True, Lindi True, Logan True, Noah Pillow, Laynee Duff and Jaysee Duff. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington. Bro. David Dixon officiated. Burial followed at Arlington Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 12:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. service time on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington.

Tracy Diane Adams

MURRAY -- Tracy Adams, 61, of Murray passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at her home. Those she lovingly leaves behind include a son, Dakota Adams of Murray; a brother, Mike Jones and wife Tonya of Bowling Green, a sister, Tina Jones and husband Leonard of Bowling Green, seven grandchildren, Ashleigh Lee, Jace Lee, James Eric, Ryan Thomas, Evelyn Marie, Adaleigh Lee, Gabriel Vaughn.

A memorial service is set for 12:00 p.m. today, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Imes Funeral Home & Crematory, 311 North 4th Street, Murray.

Her family welcomes visitors from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the funeral home.

Elizabeth

Anne Hornbuckle

MURRAY -- Elizabeth Anne Hornbuckle, 19, of Louisville, formerly of Murray, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. Those left behind to cherish her memory include her infant son, Samuel Peace Gordon of Louisville; fiancé, Trae Gordon of Louisville; her parents, Thomas and Leticia Hornbuckle of Murray; a brother, Thomas Hornbuckle III of Murray; two sisters, Alicia Hornbuckle of Virginia Beach, VA, Jasmine Hornbuckle of Murray; grandparents, Ralph Hearn, Sr. of Louisville, Carol Moore of Cincinnati, Thomas and Lillie Hornbuckle of Murray; aunt, Kwanda Trice and cousin, Olivia Trice.

The funeral service that hornored the life of Elizabeth Hornbuckle was 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the Heritage Chapel of Imes Funeral Home, 1804 Highway 121 Bypass North, Murray.

Her family welcomed visitors from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the funeral home.

Burial will take place at 10 a.m. EST today, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville, KY.

Gene Lynn Brandon

MURRAY -- Gene L. Brandon, 73, of Murray, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, KY.

He is survived by a brother, John Thomas Brandon of Chapala Jalisco, Mexico; sisters, Jere Hendrick of Murray, Carrla Stokes and husband, Dempsey of Murray; three nephews and a niece.

Burial at Fair Cemetery in Murray will be announced.

Laura Compton

MURRAY -- Laura Compton, age 62, of Murray, Kentucky died at 4:32pm Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois. She is survived by her husband, Terry Compton; sons, George Compton and Richard Compton; sister, Cheryl Darnell; and brothers, Richard Tremblay and Shawn Tremblay.

The funeral service was at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at the Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home. Rev. Kerry Lambert officiated. Burial followed at the Coldwater Church of Christ Cemetery. Friends visited after 12 Noon on Tuesday at the Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home.

Barbara J. Knight

MURRAY -- Barbara J. Knight, age 85, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at her home.

Arrangements are currently incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Joan Cooksey

MURRAY -- Joan Cooksey, age 82, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Arrangements are currently incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Linda C.

McKinney Jones

MURRAY -- Linda C. McKinney Jones, age 76, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Hickory Woods in Murray, Kentucky. Survivors include her husband, Jerry M. Jones of Murray, Kentucky; daughter, Pamela Phillips and husband Shawn of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; five sons, Tracy D. McKinney of Murray, Nicky R. McKinney of Seattle, Washington, Jeffrey Jones of Puryear, Tennessee, Philip S. Jones of Paris, Tennessee and Steven S. Dabbs of Murray; one brother, Keith Manning and wife Cathy of Murray; nine grandchildren; a special niece, Jan Hale and a special friend, Kathey Beach; also, her fur baby Puddles.

Graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the Murray City Cemetery.

Pauline Baum

MURRAY -- Pauline Baum, age 78 of Murray, Kentucky, died on Thursday, January 6, 2022, Mercy Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Survivors include one daughter, Ruth C. Todd and husband Clint of Hazel, Kentucky; one son, Karl W. Baum and wife Rebecca L. Pender-Baum of Murray, Kentucky; sister, Louise Suckow of North Muskegon, Michigan; two grandchildren, M.G. Todd of Hazel, Kentucky and Madison Baum of Murray, Kentucky.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, January 14, 2022, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. till 1:30 p.m., Friday, January 14, 2022, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church

Richard Paul Louis

MURRAY -- Richard Paul Louis, age 78, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the Lakeway Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Benton, Kentucky. Survivors include his wife, Maryann Hilt Louis; they married on December 15, 1964, in Urbana, Illinois; one daughter, Valerie Louis Pilgreen and husband David of Fouke, Arkansas; one son, Randall Louis and wife Dawn of Benton, Kentucky; one aunt, Gert Wimpkin of Dwight, Illinois; two uncles, Bill Hopkins and Norm Hopkins of Arizona; three brothers, Michael Louis and wife Nancy of Dwight, Illinois, Daniel Louis and wife Linda of Evans, Colorado, and Mark Louis of Dwight, Illinois; six grandchildren, Mathew Neal, Mark Neal, Luke Neal, and Sarah Neal of Texas, Shelby Louis of Lexington, Kentucky, and Austin Ditto of Tennessee; five step grandchildren, Jenna Ditto, Kyle Hopkins, Markie Hopkins, Jackie Pilgreen, and Jessie Pilgreen; as well as four great grandchildren and nine step great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. today, Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the Murray City Cemetery with Pastor Jim Dunn officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. today, Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Glen Grogan

MURRAY -- Glen Grogan, age 81, of Murray, died from complications of Parkinson's Disease after a twelve-year battle. Glen is survived by his wife of 61 years, Judy Ward Grogan; daughter Leslee Grogan Rose of Nashville; sons Rick Grogan (Sheila) and Mitch Grogan (Kim) of Murray; grandchildren Zack Grogan (Neely); Elizabeth Napp (Austin); Savannah Grogan; Lydia Grogan (Trace White); and Elly Grogan; and great-grandchildren Emerson Story Napp, Novie Rae Grogan, and Walker James White. Also surviving are brother-in-law Joe D. Ward (Beth) and two nieces, Alison Ward Brown (Todd Terry) and Lexie Ward, and brother-in-law Jerry Wallace and two nephews David Wallace (Beth) and Mark Wallace (Lisa).

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Rev. Boyd Smith and John Dale officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Jacqueline Armstrong

MURRAY -- Jacqueline Armstrong, age 88, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, at her home. Mrs. Armstrong is survived by three daughters, Betty Moss and husband Chuck of Darlington, Pennsylvania, Bonny Stewart and husband Don of Murray, Kentucky, and Brenda Worley and husband Theron of Cunningham, Tennessee; one sister, Sue Hall and husband Bobby of Murray, Kentucky; six grandchildren, David Pavkovich, Billy Moss, Charles Moss, Caleb Stewart, Matthew Moss, and Josh Stewart; as well as six great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 17, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at the J. H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. John Dale will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Monday, January 17, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

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