Obituaries

 

June 24, 2010 Issue

Vaughan

Calva Jean Vaughan, 67, of Marion died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

She was formerly employed at Marion Mining Bolts and most recently had worked for the Pennyrile Area Community Services. She was a member of Unity General Baptist Church in Crayne.

Surviving are three daughters, Roberta Harris of Salem, Carla Vaughan of Florida and Jamie Vaughan of Nashville; a son, Robert Vaughan, of Lincoln, Mo., and one granddaughter, Kristyn Harris of Salem.

Funeral services were Friday, June 18 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Robertson

Inez Evelyn Robertson, 89, of Marion died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital in Marion.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, Denver Robertson in 2002. Survivors include a nephew, James Winstead of Evansville, Ind.; and her caregiver, Joyce Robertson of Marion. Funeral services were Friday, June 18 at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay with Jimmy Sigler officiating. Burial was at Shady Grove Cemetery in Crittenden County.

Conner

Robert Eugene Conner, 76, of Marion died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Livingston Hospital.

Conner was a retired employee of the Kentucky State Highway Department and member of Marion Pentecostal Church.

Surviving are his wife, Paulette Conner of Marion; three sons, Mike Conner of Cave In Rock, Ill., and Melburn Conner and Gilbert Conner, both of Marion; two sisters; three half-sisters; and two half-brothers; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Christine Miller Conner.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 19 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Leroy Driver officiating. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery in Marion.

Brown

Sherry Sue Brown, 68, of Marion died Sunday June 20, 2010 at Crittenden County Health And Rehab.

Surviving are one brother, Micky Brown of Marion; and two nephews, Jared Brown and Jason Brown, both of Marion.

She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Marion.

Funeral services were Wednesday, June 23 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 508 N. Main Street, Marion KY 42064.

Holsapple

Pat Holsapple, 76, of Marion died Friday, June 18 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

She was a homemaker and member of Emmaus Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Parker Holsapple of Marion; a daughter Darlene Peterson of Chesterton, Ind.; sons, Jimmy Holsapple of Chesterton and Rickey Holsapple of Dycusburg; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Litt and Pauline Mittchel Ferguson, a brother and one grandchild.

Funeral services were Sunday, June 20 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Lonnie Knight officiating. Burial will be in Asbridge Cemetery.

Hodge

George Edward Hodge, 87, of Marion died Friday, June 18 at Livingston Hospital.

Prior to retirement, Hodge was a special weapons inspector for the U.S. government and had served in the U.S. Army Corps.

Surviving are his wife, Doris Ann Hodge of Marion; a son, Robert Alan Hodge of Pinnacle, N.C.; a daughter, Kathleen Madsen of Bend, Ore.; stepsons, William Gregory King of Salem and Tony Wayne King of Marion; brother, Robert Hodge of St. Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Willie Robert and Mary Elizabeth Wilson Hodge.

Graveside services were Monday, June 21 at Paris Cemetery in Crittenden County with Rodney Paris and Charlie Hunt officiating.

Duvall

Dorothy Stalion “Dot” Duvall, 74, of the Mexico community in Crittenden County died Sunday, June 20, 2010 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

She was a member of Mexico Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Billy Stalion of Princeton and Rose Ann Bebout of Crayne; step-children, Serita Duvall and Greg Duvall; three grandchildren, Todd and Kayla Bebout and Brandon Stalion; a brother, Charles Brasher of Evansville, Ind.; and a sister, Jo Ann Meeks of Princeton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Carrie Brasher; her first husband, Billie Dan Stalion; and second husband, Charles Duvall.

Services are at 11 a.m., Thursday at Mexico Baptist Church with burial at Deer Creek Cemetery. Visitation was from 5-9 p.m., Wednesday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion and from 9 a.m., until service time at the church on Thursday.

Memorials may be to Mexico Baptist Church, Mexico Church Rd., Marion, KY 42064.

June 17, 2010 Issue

Williams

Bradyn Elise Williams, 21 months, of Marion died Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at her home.

Surviving are her parents, Mark H. and Carisa D. Wheeler Williams of Marion; sisters, Emma Cathryn and Bella Ann Williams, both of Marion; paternal grandparents, Edward C. and Shirley A. Williams of Marion; and maternal grandmother, Mary Ann Wheeler of Marion.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Brad Wheeler.

Graveside services were Friday at Mapleview Cemetery in Marion.

Myers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati, 3601 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45229.

Huff

Odie Raye Huff, 74, of Marion died Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Crittenden County Health and Rehab.

She was a member of Harvest House United Pentecostal Church in Marion.

Surviving are her husband, Vernil Huff of Marion; children, Amanda and husband James Belt of Marion, Marla and husband Alan Harford of Lake Station, Ind., and James and wife Mary Loveless of Valparaiso, Ind.; brothers, Jerrold and Dwayne Doom of Marion and Tim Doom of Princeton; sisters, Eula Bates of Paducah, Wanda Berry of Marion, Hazel Friaisen of Elkhart, Ind., Darlene Bessler of Valparaiso, Ind., Barbara Eaton of Elkhart, Ind., and Gail Hackney of Smithland; step-children, Lydia Johnson and Beverly Spartman of Kentucky; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her first husband, James T. Loveless; an infant son, Ricky Loveless; parents, Rayburn and Lossie Doom; two brothers and a sister.

Services were 1 p.m., Saturday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Frances Cemetery.

Martin

Dottie M. Martin, 78, of Hobart, Ind., died Tuesday, June 8, 2010.

Surviving are a daughter, Toni and husband Jimmy Freeman of Virginia; three grandchildren Monica and husband Peter Kelley, Matthew Glisan, Meagan and husband Robbie Arnold; five great-grandchildren, Nathan, Katherine, John, William and Khloie; and a sister, Jane Retke.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Martin, in 1978; three brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services were held in Indiana.

Grimes

Leona Grimes, 83, of Dycusburg, died at 1:50 p.m., Monday, June 7, 2010 at Medco of Paducah Nursing Facility.

She was a retired licensed practical nurse for Hilltop Nursing Home Facility in Kuttawa with 35 years of service. She was a member of Dycusburg United Methodist Church in Dycusburg.

Surviving are a brother, Allen N. Grimes of Marion; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hulin “Preacher” H. Grimes and Mary Hodge Grimes.

Services were Thursday, June 10 at Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel in Eddyville with Rev. Lonnie Knight officiating. Burial was at Dycusburg Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Gideon Bibles, 9275 Cadiz Road, Princeton, KY 42445.

Swisher

Robert Laroy “Bob” Swisher, 82, of Paducah died Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital.

He was born Jan. 26, 1928 in Marion to the late Robert E. and Juanita Sisco Swisher. He graduated from Murray State University with a degree in history and physical education and also began a broadcasting career there when he accepted a job at WKYB. Swisher served in the U.S. Navy Air Corps and was stationed primarily in the San Diego area. He worked in the public relations office for the admiral. From 1957-1989, he worked for WPSD-TV as a sportscaster and retired as production manager. Upon his retirement, Swisher was the first recipient of the Bob Swisher Golden Rule Award.

In 1982, Swisher and Fred Paxton began Sports Against Cancer, a cause very special to Swisher because cancer contributed to the death of his parents. In 1997, he received the Excalibur Award, the highest national award given by the American Cancer Society. Swisher was well known as being the voice of Paducah Tilghman football, broadcasting games beginning in 1953. He wrote a book about the history of Paducah Tilghman football to commemorate the centennial anniversary in 2004, proceeds of which went to the Paducah Tilghman High School sports program.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Hilda Hughes Swisher; his aunt, Veda Syers and husband Bill of Tempe, Ariz.; two nephews, David Syers of Syracuse, Ind., and Drew Syers of Tempe, Ariz.; and Glenn Hughes and Sandra Stone of Murray; Carol Harp and Jill York of Nashville, Tenn., Jennifer Cook, Bill Hughes II, Dale Cobb, Anita Kerr and Jerrie Glisson of West Paducah.

A memorial services was held Sunday, June 12 at First Presbyterian Church in Paducah where he was a member and elder. Rev. Lynn Shurley officiated the service.

A graveside memorial service was held Monday at Mapleview Cemetery in Marion.

Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003; or First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 200 North 7th, Paducah, KY 42001.

Curnel

John Russell Curnel, 68, of Marion, died Sunday, June 13, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital.

Curnel is survived by a step-son, Rudy Cobb and wife Tina of Burna; a grandson, Bryan Cobb; a brother, Paul Curnel of Salem; two sisters, Hazel McDowell of Smithland and Phyllis DeOre of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Rugina McClure; and two brothers, Junior Curnel and Eddie Curnel. He was the son of William and Sarah Curnel.

Services were Wednesday, June 16 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem.  Bro. Tim Sprouse officiated. Burial was at White’s Chapel Cemetery.

Blaylock

Raymond Lewis Blaylock, 86, of Smithland, died Thursday, June 10, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital.

He was a member of Potter’s House Baptist Worship Center in Smithland and he was also a Gideon.

Surviving is a son, Joel Blaylock of Allen, Texas.

Blaylock was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Blaylock; three sisters; and three brothers. He was the son of Archie McPherson and Ellen McGuire Blaylock.

Funeral services were Sunday, June 13 at Potter’s House Baptist Worship Center in Smithland.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 304, Salem, KY  42078.

Swaggirt

Mary Alice Swaggirt, 76, of Salem, formerly of Harrisburg, Ill., died Monday, June 14, 2010.

Surviving are sons, Steven Ray Swaggirt of Salem and Rodger Dean Swaggirt and his wife Yvonne of Salem; four grandchildren, Matthew Swaggirt of Raleigh, Ill., Honney Swaggirt of Eldorado, Ill., Wesley and Amanda Swaggirt of Equality, Ill.; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Faye (Cosseboone) Cullum; her husband, Charlie Swaggirt; and son, Robert Darrell Swaggirt; two sisters and two brothers.

Services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 17 at Vickery Funeral Chapel in Equality, Ill. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery.

Vaughan

Calva Vaughan, 67, of Marion died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral arrangements at Myers Funeral Home were incomplete at press time.

June 10, 2010 Issue

Tibbs

Louella McDaniel Tibbs, 99 of Marion, died Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Tibbs was a retired teacher and bookkeeper. She was a member of Marion Baptist Church and a past president of the Marion Country Club.

Surviving are a stepson, Mike Tibbs of Ontario, Canada; and one nephew, Dan McDaniel of Chicago, Ill.; and several step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Franklin Burnett and Zula Mae Lassiter McDaniel; and her husband, John S. Tibbs.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Friday, June 11 at Myers Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Jones officiating. Visitation is at the funeral home between the hours of noon and 3 p.m., on Friday. Graveside services will be held at 6 p.m., on Friday at Murray Cemetery in Murray, Ky.

Hillyard

Etta Marie Hillyard 97, formerly of Marion died Tuesday, June 1, 2010 in Milan, Ind.

Surviving are five nieces and four nephews.

Hillyard was preceeded in death by her husband Harley Hillyard; her mother and father, Ruby and Charlie Belt; and two sisters, Stella Riley and Ada Patton.

Graveside services were Saturday, June 5 at Mapleview Cemetery under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home.

Hazzard

Franklin Hazzard, 62, of Princeton died Friday, June 2, 2010 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

He was a retired real estate appraiser.

Surviving are his daughters, Libby Hodge and Pat Hazzard, both of Marion; a sister, Pearl Swift of Eddyville; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy S. and Gladys Mae Hazzard.

Private services were held.

Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 504 N. Main St., Marion, KY 42064 of the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.

Bradford

Burnie Bradford Jr., 76, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

He was a member of Emmaus Baptist Church, and was also a retired carpenter with United Carpenter and Joiners Union.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Margaret Penn Bradford of Marion; sons, Darrel Bradford of Kentucky and Kenny Bradford of Indiana; a sister, Margaret Benton of Eddyville; a brother, Bob Bradford of Salem; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Bradford  was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. He was the son of  Burnie and Freda Sexton Bradford.

Graveside services were Saturday, June 5 at Mapleview Cemetery in Marion. Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem was in charge of arrangements.

Croft

Irene Croft, 81, of Salem died at 7:05 a.m., Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Salem Springlake Care Center in Salem.

She was a member of Pleasant Grove Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Vena F. Owen and husband Mark of Corydon; three sons, Ercel E. Rushing and wife Lynda of Marion, Robert A. Rushing and wife Helen of Marion and Richie S. Croft of Salem; two sisters, Martha Dixon and husband Laymon of Licking, Mo., and Sarah Ford of Marion; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Croft was preceded in death by her first husband, Delmer Rushing; her second husband, Stanley Croft; and two brothers, James Alexander and John Alexander. Her parents were Ercel and Annabel Phelps Alexander.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 29 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Bro. Herbert Alexander Jr., and Bro. Wendell Ordway officiating. Burial followed at Piney Fork Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Piney Fork Cemetery Fund, c/o Nina Winn, 168 Country Club Dr., Marion, Ky  42064.

Stone

Dora Ruth Stone, 89, of Marion, died at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, May 29, 2010 at her home.

Stone was a member of Frances Baptist Church. She was also a retired cook from Frances Elementary School cafeteria.

Survivors include her sons, Paul Monroe Stone of Frances, Jerry Dale Stone of Marion, Wesley Miles Stone and wife Kathy of Fredonia and Max Evans Stone and wife Lisa of Marion; one brother, Freeman Asbridge of Valpo, Ind.; five grandchildren, Angela Stone Richards and husband Bradley of Paducah, Leslie Jackson and husband Mark of Dycusburg, Kayla Brasher and husband Jeremy of Fredonia, Jennifer Martin and husband John of Louisiana and Evan Stone of Marion; seven great-grandchildren, Ethan, Emma, Madison, John, Noah, Tamara and Emily; and several nieces and nephews.

Stone was preceded in death by her husband, Paul L. Stone; sisters, Ola Asbridge and Virginia DeBoe; and one brother, J.C. Asbridge. Her parents were William Martin and Ada Campbell Asbridge.

Services were Wednesday, June 2, at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Rev. Lonnie Knight and Rev. Rich Gardner officiating. Burial was at Frances Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Odom officiating. Memorials may be made to Lourdes Hospice or the American Heart Association, c/o Boyd Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 26, Salem, KY 42078.

June 3, 2010 Issue

Ramage

Wilford Ramage, 90, of Burna, died Monday, May 24, 2010 at his home.

He was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge and  member of Local 184 Plumbers and Pipefitters for 58 years.

Surviving are his children, Steve Ramage and wife Glenda of Benton, Warren Ramage of Burna, Shirley Hurley and husband Eldred of Paducah, Juwanda Beyer and husband Perry of West Paducah; daughter-in-law, Nora Ramage of Sioux Falls, S.D.; sister-in-law, Nadine Abell of Brookport, Ill.; grandchildren, Russ Hurley and wife Meghan, Pamela Swain and husband Brian, Leah Quertermous, Jennifer Fondaw, Steve Alan Ramage and wife Lauren; several step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Tate, Lane, Caroline, Cate and Lynlee; four step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Ramage was preceded in death by his wife, Leota Bridwell Ramage, whom he married on April 24, 1938. He was also preceded by a son, Gobel; a granddaughter, Crystal Ann; three brothers; and five sisters. Ramage was the son of Ike and Nannie Anglin Ramage.

Services were Thursday, May 27 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Rev. Willie Guess officiating. Burial was at Salem Cemetery.

Ray

Margaret Frances Ray, 84, formerly of Princeton, died Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Crittenden County Health and Rehab Center in Marion after a short illness. Formerly of Princeton, Ray was a homemaker, and a member of Beulah Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons; Rodger Dale Ray of Crossville, Tenn.; Kenneth Edward Ray of Eddyville and Anthony Wayne Ray of Eddyville; a daughter; Beverly Joyce Guess of Marion; and grandchildren, Russell Ray, Brian Ray, Joshua Burnett, Keith Ray, Jerry Ray, Rebecca Ray, Rachel Ray, Ryan Guess and Peyton Guess.

She was preceded in death by; husband; Fred Ray Jr; her father, Urey Gordon Oliver; mother, Tabitha Lee Crocker Oliver; brothers, Ira Bigham Oliver and Louis Wilson Oliver; and sisters, Leona Mae Pugh and Kate Gilkey. Services were held at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton on Saturday, May 29 with Bro. Ronnie Hooks officiating and assisted by Bro. Gary Peek. Burial was at Jane Nichols Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Roberts

James Weldon Roberts, 59, of Gilbertsville died Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at his home.

He had been employed by Tri-State Construction and River Metal Services.

Surviving are his mother, Dorothy Roberts McReynolds of Gilbertsville; sisters, Brenda Boyd of Grand Rivers, Rose Roberts of Gilbertsville, Mona Kanipe of Sturgis and Ruthie Bone of Gilbertsville; step-brothers, Chris McReynolds of Mayfield and Danny McReynolds of Washington; nieces and nephews; and caregiver, Dawn Simson.

Roberts was preceded in death by his father, James G. Roberts; a brother, William “Tickle” Roberts; and step-father, Billy McReynolds. He was the son of James G. and Dorothy Day Roberts.

Services were  Friday, May 28 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Burial was at Hampton Cemetery.

York

Amy Etta York, 91, of Marion died Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are her sons, Tommy Yandell of Marion and Ricky Yandell of Kuttawa; step-daughter, Shelby Croft of Marion; step-sons, Donnie York of Nashville, Tenn., and Ronnie York of Princeton; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and several step-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Rudell Yandell; second husband, Shelby York; parents, William and Daisy Rushing; seven brothers and three sisters.

Services were Sunday, May 30 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Love Cemetery.

Boyd

Nora Pauline (Lee) Gass Boyd, 95, died Wednesday May 26, 2010 at The Brian Center in Hendersonville N.C. She was a Crittenden County native having been born Nov. 17, 1914 in Tolu. She was a member of Marion Baptist Church and she and her husband, Jesse, farmed near Sheridan for many years. Boyd was a Kentucky Colonel and enjoyed sewing and quilting.

Survivors include two daughters, Greta Boyd Baker and husband Ed of Hendersonville, N.C., and Sharon Boyd Summers and husband Rod of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; one sister, Ella Mae (Gass) Keeling and husband Fred of Paducah; nine grandchildren, Frederick “Rick” Boyd and wife Tina, Jesse Clyde Boyd and wife Lisa, George Ellis Boyd and wife Donna, Edgar D. Baker, Jr. and wife Linda, Susan Baker Weis and husband Steven, Elyse Sedlacek Johnson, Ryan Sedlacek, Ross Sedlacek and wife Rachel and Camille Sedlacek Miller and husband Nathan; 10 great-grandchildren, Kelly, Jeremy, Tyler, Morgan, Alex, Luke, Nora, Lily and Nolan; and one great-great-grandchild, Todd.

She married Jesse Hodge Boyd on Dec. 24, 1932. He preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 1974. She was also preceded in death by her parents, George Washington and Cynthia Thomas Gass; a son, Freddie Hodge Boyd; a daughter, Olive DeWayne Boyd; three sisters; and one brother.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 29 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Herbert Alexander officiating. Burial was at Deer Creek Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

Stone

Dora Ruth Stone, 89, of Marion, died at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, May 29, 2010 at her home.

Stone was a member of Frances Baptist Church. She was also a retired cook from Frances Elementary School cafeteria.

Survivors include her sons, Paul Monroe Stone of Frances, Jerry Dale Stone of Marion, Wesley Miles Stone and wife Kathy of Fredonia and Max Evans Stone and wife Lisa of Marion; one brother, Freeman Asbridge of Valpo, Ind.; five grandchildren, Angela Stone Richards and husband Bradley of Paducah, Leslie Jackson and husband Mark of Dycusburg, Kayla Brasher and husband Jeremy of Fredonia, Jennifer Martin and husband John of Los Angeles and Evan Stone of Marion; seven great-grandchildren, Ethan, Emma, Madison, John, Noah, Tamara and Emily; and several nieces and nephews.

Stone was preceded in death by her husband, Paul L. Stone; sisters, Ola Asbridge and Virginia DeBoe; and one brother, J.C. Asbridge. Her parents were William Martin and Ada Campbell Asbridge.

Services were Wednesday, June 2, at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Rev. Lonnie Knight and Rev. Rich Gardner officiating. Burial was at Frances Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Odom officiating. Memorials may be made to Lourdes Hospice or the American Heart Association, c/o Boyd Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 26, Salem, KY 42078.

Revel

Rev. Anna “Babe” Carter Revel, 85, of Paducah, formerly of Marion and Janesville, Wisc., died Monday, May 31, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

A native of Marion, she was born June 26, 1924 to the late Thomas and Ruth Cook Carter. She was a 1948 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. In 1973, she received her master’s degree from University of Wisconsin and completed her post-graduate studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Minnesota. She served as psychologist for the School District of Janesville from 1973-1989. She presented papers at the annual meetings of the International Council of Psychologists in both Israel and Japan. Revel was a member of Pi Lambda Theta Chapter at U.W.-Madison and was a member of the MENSA society.

She was very active in the Cursillo movement within the Diocese of Milwaukee. Revel graduated from Nashotah Institute of Christian Studies in 1980. She was the second Episcopal woman Vocational Deacon in the state, being ordained by Bishop Charles T. Gaskell on Nov. 28, 1981. She served Trinity Episcopal Church in Janesville, Wisc.; Holy Trinity Church in Clearwater, Fla.; and Grace Church in Paducah, Ky.

In Paducah, she was actively involved in St. Nicholas Clinic, Heartland Cares, Paducah Cooperative Ministry, Delphic Club and Daughters of the American Revolution. She had traveled to 40 continental states and over 21 countries.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda Revel-Dietsch and husband Steve of Merrill, Wisc.; four grandchildren, Jennifer Shaw Hoover and husband Ray, J.P. Shaw, Tina Makiola, and Aimee Makiola; three great-grandchildren, Jordan, Genesis and R.J.; siblings Helen Springs, James Carter and Thomas Carter, all of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Thomas and Ruth Cook Carter.

Funeral services are at 3 p.m., Thursday, June 3 at Grace Episcopal Church in Paducah. The Ret. Rev. Edwin F. Gulick, Jr., Rev. Elizabeth Wade, Rev. George Jaeger, and Rev. Richard Paxton will officiate. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Thursday at the church. Additional memorial services will be held later.

Memorials may be made to Grace Episcopal Church Youth Group, 820 Broadway, Paducah, KY, 42001; or Fohs Hall, 201 North Walker Street, Marion, KY 42064. Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

Bradham

Ricky Dale Bradham Jr., 31, of Marion died Tuesday, May 25, 2010 in an automobile accident.

Surviving are his wife, Rebecca Bradham of Marion; stepsons, Joshua Cordell and Peyton Cordell, both of Marion; a step-daughter, Natalie Cordell of Marion; his mother, Shirley Jones and step-father Tom Jones, both of Marion; brothers, Phillip Bradham, of Louisville and Bryan and Ryan Bradham, both of Marion; step-sister, Karena Gerhardt of Salem; maternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Gene and Margree Hagood, both of Zephr Hills, Fla.; maternal grandmother, Mary Kitzman of Smithland and paternal grandmother, Betty Bradham of Greenville, Miss.

He was preceeded in death by his father, Ricky Dale Bradham Sr.

Funeral services were Friday, May 28 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at White’s Chapel Cemetery.

Duvall

James Wesley Duvall, 64, of Clay City, Ill., died Saturday, May 29, 2010 at Heartland Regional Medical Center at Marion, Ill.

He was born April 29, 1946 at Marion to Charles Ray and Nelda Lucille (Lowey) Duvall. He retired from Kraft Foods in Evansville, was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and he attended the Methodist church.

Surviving are a son, Brian Duvall and his wife Missie of Clay City, Ill.; two grandsons, Matt and Brandon Duvall of Clay City; a great-granddaughter, Rayleigh Duvall; two sisters, Bettie Tremper of Wisconsin and Carolyn Casper and her husband Gerald of Newburgh, Ind.; three brothers; Charles “Bubby” Duvall and his wife Pam of Marion, Richard Duvall Sr. and his wife Kay of Evansville and Donald “Donnie” Duvall of Chandler, Ind.; an uncle and aunt; Jake and Helen Lowey of Evansville; and several nieces and nephews.

Duvall was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby; a sister, Verlie; and his parents. The body was cremated. Hosselton Funeral Home, Cisne, Ill., was in charge of the arrangements.

May 27, 2010 Issue

Chittenden

Lucian Louis Chittenden, 92, of the Joy community in Livingston County, died May 23, 2010 at Livingston Hospital.

He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, a farmer and was one of the first board members of the Livingston County Soil Conservation District when it formed. Chittenden was a veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater. He was also a member of the VFW and American Legion Post 217 in Burna, and served on the Livingston County Board of Education for 24 years.

Surviving are his daughter, Shirley Merritt and husband Mike of Benton; two sons, Barry Chittenden and wife Angie of Hampton and Garry Chittenden and wife Susan of Salem; daughter-in-law, Janice Chittenden of LaCenter; two sisters, Lois May of Hampton and Willie Massey of Burna; one brother, Wayne Chittenden of Joy; grandchildren, Christine Houston and husband Scott of Oxford, Ala., Brian Chittenden and wife Jackie of Kevil, Kevin Chittenden of Hartford, Conn., Brent Chittenden and wife Laura of Athena, Ga., Farrah Wright and husband Austin of Alpharetta, Ga., Darren Merritt and wife Davina of Benton, J.D. Merritt and wife Beth of Benton, Devin Chittenden and wife Beth of Hampton, Joshua Chittenden and wife Tara of Hampton, Casey Chittenden and wife Jennifer of Salem, and Weston Chittenden of Salem; and seven great-grandchildren, Bella, Ryan, Jack, Kaler, Emmie, Ellie and Riley.

Chittenden was preceded in death by his wife, Melva Dean Chittenden; a son, Louis W. Chittenden; and a sister, Marie Black. He was the son of Julius Lucian and Lena Lou Tyner Chittenden.

Services were held Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Rev. Chuck Ladd and Rev. Mike Grimes officiating. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Cemetery or Livingston Hospital and Healthcare Services, c/o Boyd Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 26, Salem, KY 42078.

Ramage

Wilford Ramage, 90, of Burna, died Monday, May 24, 2010 at his home.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Burial will follow at Salem Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Other arrangements are pending.

York

James M York 73, of Marion died Sunday, May 23, 2010 at Springlake care center in Salem.

York was survived by his wife, Nancy York; a son, Jeff York; a daughter, Pam LaRue; and four grandchildren, all of Marion.

He was preceded in death by his parents, M.H. and Lemma York.

York was a lifetime member of the Machinist and Aero Space Union.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Wednesday May 26 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion.

May 20, 2010 Issue

Chester

Emma Dorothy Harrison Chester, 87, of Marion, formerly of Gallatin, Tenn., died Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Salem Springlake Care Center.

Surviving are her grandchildren, Tim and wife Mandi Harrison of Marion and Tommy and wife Regina Harrison of Princeton; and great-grandchildren, Dani, Maggie, Quentin and Kristen Harrison.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Thomas Oscar Harrison; children, John and Roy Harrison; and two brothers.

Funeral services were Sunday, May 16 at Family Heritage Funeral Home in Gallatin, Tenn. Burial was at Sileom Missionary Baptist Cemetery in Westmorland, Tenn.

Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion was in charge of local arrangements.

Millikan

Mildred Pearl Millikan, 51, of Eddyville died Sunday, May 16, 2010 at her residence.

She was a housewife.

Surviving are her sons, James E. Millikan of Eddyville, Roy Wayne Millikan and Thomas Millikan, both of Marion; a sister, Brenda Fox of Belton, Ky.; brothers, Roy Hazel of Morganfield and David Hazel of Henderson; a half brother, Gordon Hazel of Marion; a half sister, Katrina Hazel of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Dorothy Kennedy Hazel; her husband James “Clem” Millikan; and a grandchild.

Funeral services were Wednesday, May 19 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Frances Cemetery.

Hurley

Mildred Lorene Hurley, 89, of Carrsville died Sunday morning, May 16, 2010 at Livingston Hospital in Salem.

She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Surviving are two sons, Dwayne Hurley and Deon Hurley, both of Carrsville; two brothers, Alvin McDonald of Carrsville and Trice McDonald of Salem; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Don R. Hurley; three brothers, Lawson, Gordon and Joe McDonald; a sister, Tula Nelson; and her parents, Arthur and Grace Belt McDonald.

Funeral Services were Wednesday, May 19 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors with Pastor Chris McDonald officiating. Burial was at Carrsville Cemetery.

Howard

Billy C. Howard, 80, of Smithland, formerly of Salem, died Friday, May 14, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital in Marion.

Howard attended Potter’s House Baptist Worship Center in Smithland. He was a veteran of the Korean War and retired from Arkema after 33 years of service. He was also an auctioneer with Belt Auction and Realty for 25 years.

Surviving are his sons, Michael Howard and wife Joy of Gilbertsville and Mark Howard and wife Heidi of Salem; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Howard was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Howard; two brothers; and a sister. He was the son of Bradley Brown and Tressie Wring Howard.

Funeral services were Monday, May 17 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Rev. Fred Lowrance officiating. Burial was at Tyner’s Chapel Cemetery.

Gilland

Jerry Glenn Gilland, 60, of Marion died Monday, May 17, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital.

Gilland was a former Crittenden County jailer, a veteran of the United States Army and member of Second Baptist Church. He was originally appointed county jailer then won the 2002 election and served about a year and half before resigning.

Surviving are his wife, Rose McNeely Gilland of Marion; a son, Stuart Gilland of Campbellsville, Ky.; daughters, Sandy Jennings and Susan Gilland, both of Marion; a brother, Tommy Gilland of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and sisters, Linnie Holloman and Mary Jones, both of Marion; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Vancie Gipson Gilland.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 20 at the Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev Danny Starrick officiating. Burial will be at Mapleview Cemetery.

Heady

Paul Davis Heady, 70, of Crittenden County died Sunday, May 16, 2010 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

He grew up around the Blackford community and graduated from Clay High School in 1957. He worked as a coal miner for 27 years and retired from Peabody Camp 2 in 1995. Heady was a member and Deacon of Sullivan Baptist Church. He was also a Mason and active in the Wheatcroft Masonic Lodge. Following retirement he was instrumental in the completion of the Veteran’s Memorial Walk of Honor and Blackford Bridge Project, donating land and access to the bridge. He was a fisherman, hunter, trapper, farmer, gardener and master sorghum maker.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Frieda; their children, Ronnie Heady and Tanya, and her husband Terry Simpson, all of Crittenden County; grandchildren Travis and wife Tiffany Simpson, Amber Heady, Megan Heady and Kelsey Simpson; sisters Bobbie Witherspoon of Marion and Nancy and husband Dennis Lacy of Marion; a brother, Marshall and wife Katie Heady of Blackford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Robert and Carrie Olean Heady; a brother Doug Heady; and granddaughter, Sarah Simpson.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 20 at Sullivan Baptist Church with Rev. Noble Cobb and Rev. Daniel Wilson officiating. Burial will be at Rosebud Cemetery. Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis is in charge of arrangements. Visitation was Wednesday night at the funeral home and from 9 a.m., until service time at the church.

Ball

Kenneth L. Ball, 63, of Crawfordsville, Ind., died Saturday, May 15, 2010 in Crawfordsville.

Ball was born Jan. 13, 1947 in Marion to Cora Mae and James D. Ball. He lived in Penn Hall Group Home in Crawfordsville for over 20 years.

Surviving are his sisters, Sandra and husband Don Case of Alegan, Mich., and Barbara Polk of Portage, Ind.; brothers, Jimmy and wife Kay Ball of Portage, Danny Ball of Chesterton, Ind., and Leon Ball of Anahuea, Texas; sister-in-law, Donna Ball of Chesterton, Ind.; and several nieces, nephews and other family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Vernon O. Ball.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 18 at Rees Funeral Home in Portage, Ind., with Rev. John Allen officiating. Burial was at Angelcrest Cemetery in Valparaiso, Ind.

May 13, 2010 Issue

Perkins

Billy Wayne “Bill” Perkins, 78, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., formerly of Frances, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Coronado Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife Myrna Perkins; two sons William and wife Sandy Perkins of Glenview, Ill. and Jeffery and wife Jeanne Perkins of Hoffman Estates Ill.; and a brother, Lyman Perkins Jr. of LaPorte, Ind.

Perkins was preceeded in death by his parents, Lyman and Lucy Perkins; and one brother, Donald Perkins.

A memorial service will be set at a later date with Gilbert Funeral Home in charge of services.

Cosby

Earl Glenn Cosby, 71, of Salem, died May 6, 2010 at Crittenden Health Systems.

He was an elder at Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a Sunday school superintendent.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Mary Jane Cosby of Salem; children, Tommy Cosby and wife Lisa of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and daughter-in-law, Kim Cosby of Marion; sisters, Phyllis Cosby of Florida and Helen Jones of Marion; brothers, Donald Cosby of Sullivan, Bruce Cosby of Providence, Wayne Cosby of Arizona; grandchildren, Charles and Alyssa Cosby of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.

Cosby was preceded in death by a son, Robby Cosby; and a brother, Jack Cosby.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 8 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Bro. Larry Buchanan officiating. Burial was at Loveless Chapel Cemetery.

Jacobs

Jimmy Carrol Jacobs, 66, of Marion died Saturday, May 8, 2010 in Marion.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are his brothers, Cecil Jacobs of Evansville, Ind., Roy Jacobs of Frances and Darrel Jacobs of Marion; sisters, Mary Sherrell of Crayne and Linda Campbell of Frances; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Jackson and Lillian Carner Jacobs; and a sister.

Graveside services were Tuesday at Frances Cemetery. Myers Funeral Home in Marion was in charge of arrangements.

Stalion

Danny Keith Stalion, 59, of Marion died Thursday, May 6, 2010 at his home.

Surviving are his mother, Mary Lou Hughes Stalion of Marion; a sister, Barbara and husband Eddie Hunt of Marion; brothers, Steve and wife Patti Stalion of Lakeland, Fla., and Skip Stalion of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Max E. Stalion.

A memorial service was held Monday, May 10 at Myers Funeral in Marion with Rev. Wayne Garvey officiating.

Conyer

David Warner Conyer, 73, of Salem, died Sunday, May 9, 2010 at Livingston Hospital.

Conyer was a member of Salem Baptist Church and was past Master of Masonic Lodge #81.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Peggy Conyer of Salem; children, Mike and Vicki Conyer of Paducah; Lisa Conyer of Nashville, Tenn., and Mel and Ted Gillum of Salem; one sister, Dianne Conyer Ordway of Marion; grandchildren, Emily Porter Phillips and husband Frank of Monticello, Ky., Tyler Porter of Paducah and Drew Conyer of Paducah; and step-grandchildren, Katelyn Gillum and Chelsey Gillum, both of Salem. He was the son of Lenville and Rosa Nelle Lockhart Conyer.

Services were May 11 at Boyd Funeral Directors with Rev. John East officiating. Burial was at Salem Cemetery. Make memorials to Livingston Hospital Auxiliary, c/o Boyd Funeral Directors, 212 East Main, Salem, KY 42078.

May 6, 2010 Issue

Patmor

Glen Patmor, 73 of Marion died Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at Livingston Hospital.

Patmor was a farmer, director of Crittenden County Farm Bureau, member of the Crittenden County Cattlemen’s Association, member of the Soil Conservation Board of Crittenden County, member of the Southern States Board of Directors, and member of the Crittenden County Extension District Board. He was once named Farmer of the Year and was also the recipient of the Master Conservationist Award.

Patmor was a member and elder of the Presbyterian Church USA.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Mary Jane Patmor of Marion; daughters, LaJean Quisenberry, Sandra Stephens, Kelly Kirby and Joyce Odom, all of Marion; a brother, Willard Patmor of Marion; sisters, Mary Jewel Alexander of Marion and Virginia Fritts of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Ruth Hill Patmor.

Funeral services were Thursday, April 29 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Tim Burdon officiating. Burial was at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Alexander

A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 8 for Maxine Lowry Alexander at the Shady Grove Cemetery. Rev. Wendell Ordway will officiate.

Alexander was born May 11, 1927 in Crittenden County. She died Dec. 12, 2009.

Crider

Mary Sue Crider, 87, of Marion died Friday, April 30, 2010 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehab in Salem. She was a member of Mexico Baptist Church.

Surviving are her sister-in-laws, Jean Highfil of the Mexico community, Mary Pogue of Paducah and Virginia Highfil of Lincoln Park, Mich.; nieces and nephews, Tommy and Hugh Highfil of the Mexico community, Bobby Highfil of Gleason, Tenn., Donna Brantley and Marilyn Appleton of St. Louis, Mo., Carolyn Woodall of Evansville, Ind., Linda Padgett of the Mexico community and Mariam Holton of Lincoln Park, Mich.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Willis Crider; parents, Jesse and Beaulah Highfil; six brothers; and one sister.

Funeral services were Sunday, May 2 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mexico Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mexico Cemetery, c/o Clarence Higgins, 1840 Jackson School Rd., Fredonia, KY 42411.

Metcalfe

Dorothy Metcalfe, 84, of Marion died Thursday, April 29, 2010 in Nashville, Tenn.

Surviving are her sister, Irene Biggs of Frankfort; grandchildren, Billy and wife Doris Knight of Minnesota, Ann and husband Bob McDowell, Kay and husband Johnny Tinsley, Rhoda and husband David Tinsley, Fay and husband Larry Todd and Donald Knight all of Marion; 20 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Metcalfe; a daughter; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Crowell Cemetery.

Brigance

Clyde Albert Brigance, 83, of Marion died Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

He was a retired construction worker, a member of Carrsville Lodge 812 F&AM, Marion Eastern Star 135, a member of Marion Second Baptist Church and a U.S. Marine veteran.

Survivors include his daughter, Charlotte Ann Bishelli of Eaton, Colo.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin Cletus and Clara Esther Jenkins Brigance; and his wife, Ruth Evelyn Hayes Brigance.

Graveside services were held Monday, May 3 at Mapleview Cemetery with Rev. Danny Starrick officiating. Military rites and Masonic rites were also given. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Myers Funeral Home in Marion.

April 29, 2010 Issue

Hicks

James Hicks, 70 of Gaithersburg, Maryland died Tuesday, April 13, 2010.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Andrews Hicks; four brothers; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.

He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg.

Burial will be at Mapleview Cemetery. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., on Monday, May 3, 2010 with Rev. Frank McCallum officiating. Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of local arrangements.

Hamilton

Taina Jinene Hamilton, 48 of Marion died Thursday, April 22, 2010 at her residence.

Hamilton was employed by Crittenden Health Systems and was active in Relay for Life.

Surviving are her husband, Franklin R. Hamilton of Marion; sons, Jeffery Duff of Marion and Steven Duff of Ledbetter; stepson, John Graham Hamilton of Marion; a sister, Phyllis Jean Thomas of St. Louis, Mo.; a brother, Danny Mitchell of Kincheloe, Mich.; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, A.P. and Dorothy Timmons Mitchell; and one brother.

Funeral services were Monday, April 26 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Roger Steward officiating. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Alderdice

Lucille Britt Alderdice, 94, of Mayfield died, Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Mills Health and Rehab Center in Mayfield.

She was a retired hairdresser, a member of Enon Baptist Church, a member of the Eastern Star and the Jackson Purchase Medical Center Women’s Auxillary.

Survivors include her daughters, Lana Pate of Wingo; Barbara Britt Torres of Spring Hill, Fla., and Annetta “Butch” Tucker of Murray; a stepson, Jimmy Alderdice of Kuttawa; stepdaughter, Donna Lingo of Crestwood, four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by stepsister, Geneva Stewart, her first husband, Robert Lawrence Britt; second husband; Woodrow Alderdice; son, Robert Gregory Britt; and brothers, Robert and Theron Cartwright.

Funeral service were Wednesday, April 28 at Brown Funeral Home in Wingo with Rev. Bubba Smith and Rev. Spence Pate officiating. Burial was at Jones Cemetery.

Delnagro

Gladys Easley Delnagro, 89, of Princeton, formerly of Marion, died Thursday, April 22, 2010 at her home.

Surviving are her children, William Craig Crowder of Tampa, Fla., Rugena Owen of Paducah and Mary Giannini of Princeton; brothers, Gleaford and Willard Easley of Marion and Harry Easley of Lyon County; sisters, Lucy Tedrick of Marion, Mary Jane Rowe of Salem, Bonnie Hartley of Nashville, Tenn., Lula Gilmore of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Wanda Ditty of Springfield, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Al and Minnie Underdown Easley; five brothers and a sister.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Patmor

William Glen Patmor, 73, of Marion died Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at Livingston Hospital.

Arrangements were incomplete at presstime. Myers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Jane; and four daughters, Joyce Odom, LaJeane Quisenberry, Sandra Stephens and Kelly Kirby, all of Marion.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Henry

Terry C. “Moose” Henry, 69, of Marion, died April 23, 2010 at Lourdes Hospital.

Henry had worked for many years at Crittenden Auto Parts.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia A. Henry of Marion; daughter, Terri Dawn Henry of Dawson Springs; son, Robert Shane Franklin of Salem; sister, Carlin Davidson of Marion; brother, Frankie Henry of Salem; and five grandchildren.

He was the son of George and Ollie James Henry.

Henry’s remains will be cremated. Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN  38148-0142 or Crittenden County Animal Shelter, 144 Freedom Church Rd., Marion, KY  42064.

Brigance

Clyde Albert Brigance, 83, of Marion died Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

He was a retired construction worker, a member of Carrsville Lodge 812 F&AM, Marion Eastern Star 135, a member of Marion Second Baptist Church and a U.S. Marine veteran.

Survivors include his daughter, Charlotte Ann Bishelli of Eaton, Colo.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin Cletus and Clara Esther Jenkins Brigance; and his wife, Ruth Evelyn Hayes Brigance.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Myers Funeral Home in Marion.

Baker

Carol Paris Baker, 64, of Marion died Sunday, April 25, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital.

Baker was a housewife.

Surviving are her husband, Edward Louis Baker of Marion; a daughter, Kimberly Baker and husband Denver Robertson of Marion; mother, Effie Nell Paris of the Mexico community; and sister, Jeannie Baker of Fredonia.

She was preceded in death by her father, Shelby Paris; and a sister, Linda Sue Bennett.

Graveside funeral services were Wednesday, April 28 at Freedom Cemetery in Crittenden County.

Myers Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Crittenden County Animal Shelter, 144 Freedom Church Road, Marion, KY 42064.

April 22, 2010 Issue

Cloyd

Dr. Charles Cloyd, 88, of Mayfield died at 3:25 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2010 at his home.

Dr. Cloyd was a member of Hickory Baptist Church and was a professor at Mid-Continent University. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Union University, a bachelor of divinity from Central Baptist Seminary, a master of arts from Murray State University, a master of divinity from Central Baptist Seminary and a doctor of divinity from Mid-Continent University.

Surviving are his wife, Harolene Cloyd; one daughter, Roxanna Carman of Athens, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Vivian Link of Mayfield; a son, Bruce Cloyd of Savanna, Tenn.; two stepsons, Tommy Woodward and Tony Woodward, both of Mayfield; a sister, Lucille Cloyd of Marion; a brother, Gilbert Cloyd of Marion; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a son, Robin Cloyd, and a sister. His parents were John and Cona Ford Cloyd.

Services were April 13 at Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield with the Revs. L.D. Kennedy, Jack Acree and C.W. Barnhill officiating. Burial was at Trinity Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002; or Mid-Continent University, Charles Cloyd Scholarship, 99 Powell Road, Mayfield, KY 42066.

Farmer

James H. Farmer Jr., 90, of Marion died Monday, April 19, 2010 at his home.

He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Bigham Masonic Lodge No. 256, a lifetime member of the VFW, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a retired coal miner at Peabody Camp 1 and a member of the United Mine Workers Association.

Surviving are is his wife, Rosemary Farmer of Marion; children, Dennis, Donnie and Joey Farmer, all of Marion; Patty Hopgood of Morganfield and Eddie Mosley of Evansville, Ind.; step-children, Jimmy Lindsey of Fulton, Donna Parker of Marion, Rena Coerver of Sturgis, Kay McWorthy of Sturgis and Patty Bowling of Greenville; a brother, William O. Farmer of Marion; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Farmer; three sisters; and a brother; and his parents, James H. and Florence Farmer Sr.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 22 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will be at Mapleview Cemetery. Visitation was from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home. Masonic Rites were conducted Wednesday at the funeral home and Military Rites will be given at the cemetery on Thursday.

Belt

Dora M. Belt, 66, Clarksville, Tenn., formerly of Crittenden County, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Gateway Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 12, 1943 in Marion. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and was self-employed.

Survivors include her daughter, Angie Addison and husband Brian of Port St. Joe, Fla.; two sisters, Sue Barnes of Salem and Grace Holman of the Midway community; seven brothers, Harold P. Glore, Charles Glore, Ronnie Glore, Bill Smith, Ray Smith and Bennett Smith, all of Marion, and D.L. Glore of Lola; three grandchildren, Savanna Chapman and husband Scott, Christopher Addison and wife Heather and Virginia Ballew and husband Kevin; and one great-grandchild, Taylor Jade Ballew.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ocie Miller Smith; father, Charlie Glore; step-father, Aaron Smith; brother, Eddie Glore; and nephew, Eugene Glore.

Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 585 S. Riverside Drive, Clarksville, TN 37040 or the American Cancer Society, 2000 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203-2003.

Alvis

John Richard Alvis, 62, of Marion died Sunday, April 18, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

He was a member of Deer Creek Baptist Church and was a federal mine inspector. He was a 30-year member and officer of the American Federation of Government Employees.

Surviving are his wife, Marvilyn Oates Alvis; a son, John Richard Alvis II; a daughter, Amanda Lee Alvis; his mother, Juanita Harrison, all of Marion; and sisters, Glenda Lee Chandler of Marion and Margaret June Trout of Clarksville, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Moore Alvis and step-father William Harrison; and a nephew, Johnie Chandler.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 22 at the Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Marty Brown officiating. Burial will be at Love Cemetery.

Visitation was from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

Belt

Daryl Belt, 49, of Fredonia died Monday, April 19, 2010 in Salem.

Surviving are his wife, Lawanda Belt; sons, Alexander and Brady Belt, all of Fredonia; brothers, Leon Belt of Salem, Eddie Dean Belt and Roger Belt, both of Marion; and Kenneth Belt of Alabama; sisters, Glenda Tyson of Marion, Denise Williams of Eddyville, Terry Moore of Salem and Donna Belt of New York.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Guy and Billie Jo McCelmuray Belt.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 23 at the Belt Family Cemetery with Rev. David Vannatter officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, April 22 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion.

April 15, 2010 Issue

Stalion

Helen Louise Stalion, 76, of Salem died Monday, April 5, 2010 at her home.

She worked at Potter and Brumfield in Marion for many years, and attended Salem United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one son, Michael Stalion of Jackson, Tenn.; two daughters, Kathi Stalion and Cheryl Taylor of Paducah; a brother, Sonnie Ferrell of Lola; a sister, Linda Woodward of Lola; seven grandchildren, Kristal Smith of Jackson, Tenn., Michael Sullenger of Dyer, Tenn., Dustin Stalion of Sturgis, Tori Taylor and Jade Taylor of Paducah, Sam Taylor of Mayfield and Taylor McCord of Marion; 10 great-grandchildren, Kanus Sullenger, Cainan Copeland, Madison Smith, Annalyse Sullenger, Braden Hickman, River Stalion, Jailyn Smith, Reese Stalion, Trevor Elliott and Peyton Elliott.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Stalion; one brother, Jimmy Ferrell; a sister, Christine Ferrell; and her parents, Ollie and Thelma Ferrell.

Funeral services were Thursday, April 8 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors with the Rev. John East officiating. Burial was at Loveless Chapel Cemetery.

Coleman

Jerry Wayne Coleman, 62, of Owensboro died Sunday, April 11, 2010 in Grand Rivers.

He was a Livingston Central High School graduate from the Class of 1965.  He was a member and deacon of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Owensboro prior to becoming a member of First Baptist Church of Owensboro.  He was a retired vocational agriculture teacher for the Daviess and McLean county schools. Coleman was most recently a vocational agriculture teacher at Owensboro Community and Technical College. He was an FFA advisor for over three decades at the local, regional and state levels.

Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Diane Wright Coleman; two children, Christy Leen Whitt and husband Jason of Indianapolis, Ind., and Joseph Wayne Coleman and Craig Cammack of Lexington; two sisters, Peggy Adams of Georgetown, S.C. and Anna Coleman of Grand Rivers; three brothers, including twin brother Terry Coleman of St. Louis, Mo., Carl Coleman of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Danny Coleman of Wichita, Kan.; two grandchildren, Jacy Leen and Juliane Queen Whitt; and mother-in-law, Jewell Wright Atwood; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Morris and Laurine Baxter Coleman, and father-in-law, Joe Loyd “Billy” Wright.

Funeral services were Wednesday at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors with Dr. Carson Bevil officiating.  Burial was at Ditney Cemetery in Livingston County.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the School of Agriculture at Murray State University, c/o Boyd Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 26, Salem, KY 42078.

Nunn

Eddie Bruce Nunn, 83, of Henderson, formerly of Marion, died Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Redbanks Nursing Home in Henderson.

He was a retired lockman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are two daughters, Jennifer Cook of Henderson and Deborah Crider of Marion; four grandchildren, Corey and wife Michelle Crider of Chicago, Ill., Kullen Crider of Paducah, Michele and husband Mike Oattes of Henderson and Josh Cook of Louisville; and three great-grandchildren, Kamri Oattes, Cade Crider and Grier Crider.

Nunn was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Turner Nunn; and his parents, Fredrick Bruce and Edna Fowler Nunn.

Services were Monday at Myers Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

April 8, 2010 Issue

Noel

Faye Noel, 43, of Marion died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at her residence.

Surviving are five sisters, Donna Noel of Marion, Karen Sprague of Grand Rivers, Kim Noel of Hopkinsville, Connie Johnson of Salem and a twin sister, Gaye Lynch of Grand Rivers; one brother, Tony Noel of Pickens, S.C., and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ashley Noel McDowell; a sister, Jalaine Noel; a brother, Gene Noel; a nephew, David Johnson; and her parents, Ted and Elaine Trail Noel.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 2 at Boyd Funeral Home in Salem. Burial was at Salem Cemetery.

Watson

Bobby D. Watson, 78, of Marion died Thursday, April 1, 2010 at his home.

Surviving are three sisters, Mercedes Rayburn of Smithland, Oma Lee Dixon of Marion and Gracie Hedgepath of Paducah; a brother, Fred Watson of Kansas; a son, Bob Watson of Nashville; a daughter, Paula Davis of Henderson; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceeded in death by his parents, Fred and Mertie Watson; his Wife Louise Watson; and two sisters, Corine York and Deanie Wallace, both of Marion.

Funeral services were Monday, April 5 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Miller

Sandra Rae Miller, 69, of Burna, died Thursday, April 1 at Crittenden Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Boyd Funeral Directors.

McKinney

Jerry McKinney 61, of Marion died Sunday, April 4, 2010 at her home.

She was a member of Union Baptist Church.

Surviving are her two sons, Steve Brown of Kuttawa and Brad McKinney of Marion; her mother, Colleen Brown of Owensboro; a twin sister, Judy Vineyard of Terre Haute, Ind.; a brother, Dale Brown of Owensboro; and four grandchildren.

McKinney was preceeded in death by her father, Willie “Brownie” Brown; and her grandparents.

Funeral services were Wednesday, April 7 at Gilbert Funeral Home. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Cullum

Lenda Cullum, 59, of Rosiclare, Ill., died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at Saline Care Center.

Surviving are her sons, Allen Adams and Scotty Adams; two sisters, Velda Wilson and Luvean Smith; and four grandchildren.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, Richard and Hester Boswell; and her husbands, Larry Adams and John Cullum.

Graveside services were Saturday, April 3 at Hurricane Cemetery in Tolu.

Cox Funeral Home in Rosiclare was in charge of arrangements.

Millikan

Mary Helen Millikan, 89, of Salem, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at her home.

She was a member of New Union Baptist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Mable Campbell of Marion and Anna Belle Kendall of Mishawaka, Ind.; a son, Kenneth Millikan of Slocum, Ky.; two sisters, Elsie Suits of Mt. Vernon, Ill., and Cindy Gray of Evansville, Ind.; four brothers, Harlan Belt of Marion, Deon Belt of Sturgis, Jerry Belt of Illinois and Ricky Belt of Texas; seven grandchildren, Paula Neal of Albuquerque, N.M., Barbara Campbell of Marion, Lisa Kendall of Elkhart, Ind., Garold Kendall of Mishawaka, Ind., Wendy Smith of Smithland, Keith Millikan of Marion and Kyle Millikan of Slocum, Ky.; four great-grandchildren, Alex Porter of Marion, Ean Neal of Albuquerque, N.M., Makayla Smith of Smithland and Clay Smith of Smithland.

Millikan was preceded in death by her husband, Cletes Millikan; sisters, Louisa Belt, Geneva Belt and Jimmie Hackney;  and a brother, Charles Lowery Belt. She was the daughter of Charles Harley and Lula Kimsey Belt.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 10 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Rev. David Davis will officiate. Burial will follow at Lola Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, April 9 at the funeral home.

Tucker

Donna Sue Tucker, 47, of Ledbetter, died Monday, April 5, 2010 at Lourdes Hospital.

She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Iron Buffalo Spirit Native American Drum. Her native name was Flying Dove.

Surviving are her husband, Larry Tucker of Ledbetter; father, Donald Harold Blake Sr. of Ledbetter; daughter, Leaffa Marie Floyd of Livingston County; son, Robert Leon Blake of Lexington; sisters, Serena Stalion of Jackson, Tenn., and Nyoka Sullenger of Carrsville; brothers, Donald Blake Jr. of Ledbetter and Dennis Ray Sullenger of Carrsville; and two grandchildren.

Tucker was preceded in death by her mother, Samantha Jean Blake.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 8 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Dr. Bernice Belt and Rev. Topper Council will officiate. Burial will be at Deer Creek Cemetery.

Gill

Private graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday for Kaiden and Eli Gill, stillborn twin sons of Mitchell Peek of Frances and Jessica D. Gill of Fredonia.

The twins are survived by maternal grandmother, Wendy Gill; maternal grandfather, James Gill; maternal great-grandparents, Danny and Elaine York, all of Fredonia, maternal great-grandmother Marianne Gill of Princeton and maternal great-grandparents, Floy and Betty Winn of Fredonia; paternal grandmother Denise Peek of Frances; paternal grandfather, Tracey Peek of Frances; paternal great-grandmother, Juanita McDowell of Fredonia; two uncles, Jim Ed Gill and Justin Peek; and three aunts, Jacey Gill, and Amy and Carrie Peek.

April 1, 2010 Issue

Fryar

Mary Lee Fryar, 85, of Marion, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital.

Surviving are four sisters, Corrine Adcock of Fair Oaks, Ind., Toni Campbell of Edgar Springs, Mo., Carrie Taylor of Louisville and Betty Lizak of Marion; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larnie Fryar; and her parents, David Franklin and Leona Mae Crouch Kinnes.

Funeral services were Friday at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Burial was at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Guess

Blanche Butler Guess, 91, of Valparaiso, Ind., formerly of Marion, died Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso.

She was a homemaker and member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Valparaiso.

Surviving are her son, Charles L. Guess of Valparaiso; brother, M.Y. Butler of Marshall, Mich.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death was her son, James R. Guess; husband, John W. “Spoon” Guess; parents, James and Ada Harnice Butler; and a sister.

Graveside services are scheduled at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 3 at Mapleview Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 2-3:30 p.m., Saturday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion.

Ramage

Helen Brasher Ramage, 87, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly of Dycusburg, died Monday, March 22, 2010 in Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro.

Ramage was a homemaker, a member of Dycusburg Baptist Church and a retiree of Shawnee Plastics Company in Kuttawa. She had also worked for Arvin Industries in Princeton for several years.

Surviving are one daughter, Michelle Manning of Murfreesboro; and two grandchildren, Shelby and Davis Manning, both of Murfreesboro.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, J.B. Ramage, who died just a few weeks earlier on Feb. 22, 2010; two sisters; one brother; her son-in-law; and her parents, Albert and Effie Davis Brasher.

Funeral services were Friday, March 26, 2010 at Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel in Eddyville with Rev. James Oates officiating. Burial was at Dycusburg Cemetery in Dycusburg.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284 or Dycusburg Cemetery, 202 Stinnett Road, Fredonia, KY 42411.

Robertson

Darlene “Dee” Robertson, 75, of Corydon, died at 9:18 a.m., Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Robertson retired from Henderson County High School where she worked in the cafeteria. For more than 20 years, she also worked at O’Daniel’s Flower Shop in Henderson. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Roger Robertson; one daughter, Denise Southard and her husband, John of Geneva, Ky.; two sons, Bob McEuen and his wife, Katheryn, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Bryan McEuen of Sturgis; five grandchildren, Hannah McEuen, Todd McEuen, Jeremy McEuen, Elizabeth Stone and Jama Parrish; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a husband, Dennis McEuen, who did in 1970; and by her parents, Aaron and Ella June Patrick Wyckoff.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 29 at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. Father J. Edward Bradley officiated. Graveside services were also Monday at Freedom Cemetery in Marion.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

March 25, 2010 Issue

LaRue

Jamie K. LaRue, 38, of Dycusburg died at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at a residence in Crittenden County.

He was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include two sis- ters, Vanessa Shewcraft of Marion and Starla LaRue of Texas; three brothers, Eric Smith of Dycusburg, Darren LaRue of Marion and Michael LaRue of Kansas City, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Wanda June Peek Smith.

Funeral services were Sunday, March 21 at Dunn’s Funeral Home with Michael Wimberly officiating. Burial was at Dycusburg Cemetery.

Jones

Phillip Jones, 66, of Fredonia, died at 2:01 p.m., Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital.

He was retired from SKW in Calvert City and was a former logger for Stinnett Logging in Dycusburg. He was a member of Dycusburg Baptist Church.

Surviving are two brothers, Randall and wife Barbara Jones of Merriville, Ind., and Robert Jones of Lawrence, Kan.; two nieces and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Riley B. Jones Jr., and Virginia Ray Chandler Jones.

Funeral services were Friday, March 19, at Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel in Eddyville with Rev. Benny Chandler officiating. Burial was at Dycusburg Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1083, Eddyville, KY 42038.

Riley

James “Jay” E. Riley, 63, of Marion died Friday, March 19, 2010 at Owensboro.

Surviving are his wife Reta Riley of Marion; a son, Todd Riley and his wife Sarah; his mother, Gladys Riley; a sister, Dolores Travis; and grandchildren, Paxton and Payton Riley, all of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy E. Riley.

Riley was a member of Marion Baptist Church and a former member of the National Guard.

Funeral services were Monday, March 22 at Gilbert Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Jones officiating. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Sharp

Leon “Toby” Sharp, 81, of Smithland died Saturday, March 20, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Mary Margaret Sharp; five daughters, Shirley Buford, Essie Lindsay and Kay Sharp all of Smithland, Betty Wren of Ledbetter and Leona Hardison of Paducah; a sister, Mallie Hargis of Henderson; two brothers, Wesley and Allen Sharp of Henderson; a sister-in-saw, Judy Bass of Smithland; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Susie Wood Sharp; a brother, Perry Sharp; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were Monday at McMurray Chapel Cemetery with the minister of the Jehovah faith Don Wren officiating.

Bradley

Dorothy Helen Barnes Bradley, 93, of Burna died Saturday, March 20, 2010 at Superior Care Home in Paducah.

She married Louis Bradley in 1934 and together they raised Margie Helen Barnes, a niece.

She was a member and pianist of Central Baptist Church in Burna and a member of the class of 1936 Salem High School. Alongside her spouse, she served in the U.S. Postal Service starting in 1949 and was a postmistress from 1979 until 1988.

Bradley is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Bradley; parents, Crawford and Pearl Barnes; brothers, Boyce, Joe Neal and Billy Barnes; and a sister, Louise Barton.

Funeral services were Monday, March 22 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Joe Barnes and Brian Hodge officiating. Burial was at Birdsville Cemetery.

March 18, 2010 Issue

Guill

Gary Lynn Guill, 58, of Carrsville, died Friday, March 12, 2010, at his home.

He was of the Baptist faith, was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Teamsters Union and the United Coon Hunters Association.

Surviving are a daughter, Heidi Lynn Guill of Carrsville; sons, Roy Neal Guill of Carrsville and Chad Edward Guill of North Augusta, S.C.; sisters, Georgia Mae Ross of Harrisburg, Ill., and Linda Hardesty of Sheridan; brothers, Willard Guill of Marion, Paul Guill of Reidland and Ronnie Guill of Smithland; one grandchild, Carley Guill; a special friend, Pat Moore; and several nieces and nephews.

Guill was preceded in death by his parents, Roy M. and Mary Lou Hosick Guill; and a brother, Roy Douglas Guill.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 17 at Boyd Funeral Directors. Burial was at Carrsville Cemetery.

Cole

Mildred L. “Milly” Cole, 71, of Marion died Monday, March 15, 2010 at Livingston Hospital in Salem.

She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.

Surviving are her children, Melody Edwards of Princeton, Liz Travis, Jimmy Edwards, Frank Cole, Dena and husband David Sunderland and Lisa Cole, all of Marion, and Joe Cole of Louisville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Nell Meeks of Arkansas; a brother, Jimmy Wood of Marion; and lifelong friend, Joe Cole of Marion.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Ruth Wood; and sister, Mary Furlow.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 17 at Gilbert Funeral Home. Burial was at Dycusburg Cemetery.

Davidson

James W. Davidson, 63, of Paducah, died Sunday, March 14, 2010 at his home.

Surviving are his children, Dewayne Davidson and wife Beverly of Marion, Bobby Davidson and wife Rhonda of Salem, Lois Davidson-Vasseur and husband David of Burna, and Jammie Davidson of Burna; sisters, Wanda L. Foster of Paducah, Brenda Tinsley of Paducah and Debroah J. Lynch of Louisville; a brother, Ricky A. Davidson of Marion; grandchildren, Russell Vasseur, Dalton Vasseur, Qutonia Davidson, Jammie Davidson, Austin Davidson and Branden Wayne Jackson.

He was preceded in by his parents, Clarence Walker and Bessie Milits Belt Davidson; a brother, Gary Dale Davidson; and a sister, Judy Ann Davidson.

Davidson’s remains will be cremated. No services are scheduled at this time.

Taber

Henrietta Taber, 94, of Marion died Sunday, March 14, 2010 at Princeton Health and Rehab Center.

She was a member of Tolu Methodist Church and a retired cook from Crittenden County School System.

Surviving are her children, William Gordon Taber of Smithland and Eva Jane Corley of Marion; grandchildren, Billee Dawn Corzine of Metropolis, Ill., Patty Gayle Corley of Manhattan, N.Y., and Jason Brent Corley of Fayetteville, N.C.; and great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Chloe Corzine of Metropolis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Joel Taber; parents, Emily Alice and Spivey Calvin Turner; four brothers, J.D., Walford, Crawford and John Ed Turner; and sisters, Della Mae Nation and Dora Belle Wright.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 17 at Gilbert Funeral Home. Burial was at Whites Chapel Cemetery.

Cullen

Georgia Rhea Cullen, 82, of Sturgis, died Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

Surviving are her children, Joanne and husband Mike Willett and Sharon Hays, all of Henderson; Martha and husband Jimmy Russelburg of Sturgis; Donna Sue and husband James Ellison of Crossville, Tenn.; Ronnie and wife Charlotte Keene of Marion; Freddy and wife Angel Cullen, Jerry and wife Sherry Cullen and Debbie and husband Dale Henry, all of Sturgis; and Joyce and husband Donald Curtis of Marion; a sister, Kathryn Brantley of Marion; 27 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Cullen; two daughters, Christy Stevens and Teresa Cullen. Her parents were George Wesley and Ada Barnes.

Services were Wednesday, March 17 at First Baptist Church in Sturgis with Rev. Don Phelps officiating. Burial was at Pythian Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Hospice.

Obituaries from 2010

March 11, 2010 Issue

Ivy

Defas R. Ivy, 69, of Marion died Friday, March 5, 2010 at Crittenden Health Systems.

Ivy was of the Baptist faith and was a retired water treatment engineer for the Crittenden-Livingston Water District.

Surviving are his wife, Doris J. Ivy of Marion; sons Jeffery Ivy of Burna, James Ivy of Henderson, Jere Hughes of Fulton and Keith Hughes of Marion; a brother, Gary Ivy of Albion, Ill.; two sisters, Janice Ivy of Salem and Jean Sexton of Joy; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. and Tressie Curnel Ivy; and one brother.

Funeral services were Monday, March 8 Myers Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Starrick officiating. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society c/o Margaret Gilland, 504 N. Main Street, Marion, KY 42064 or to the American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693.

Travis

Corbitt E. “Ted” Travis, 71, of Marion died Saturday, March 6, 2010 at his residence.

Travis was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired truck driver, having worked 20 years for National Truck lines and 20 years for Watson Trucking.

Surviving are his wife, Dolores Travis of Marion; daughters, Rhonda and husband Randy Dunn and Cindy and husband Roger Venable, both of Marion; brothers, Wendell “Cob” Travis and Jerry Travis, both of Marion; sisters, Shirley Brown, Donna Winders, Virginia Klutey and Brenda Clark, all of Marion, Linda Kirk of Madisonville, and Geneva Rustin of Fredonia; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Corbitt D. and Barbara Bryant Travis; and two brothers.

Funeral services were Tuesday, March 9 at Myers Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Burdon officiating. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Woodall

Bill Woodall, 78, of Evansville, Ind., died Monday, March 1, 2010 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

He was owner and promoter of Tri-State Arts and Crafts and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife of 10 years, Carolyn Highfil Woodall; nephews, David and Gary Kroeger; great-niece, Angela Kroeger; great-nephews, Alan and Nick Kroeger; and cousins.

Woodall was preceded in death by his parents, Burnie and Stella Mott Woodall; and a sister, Helen Kroeger.

Funeral services are at noon, Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Browning Funeral Home in Evansville with Rev. Jeff Stratton officiating. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., on Thursday at Mexico Cemetery in Mexico, Ky. Visitation is from 10 a.m., to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Baptist East, 6300 Washington Ave. Evansville, IN 47715 or Evansville Rescue Mission, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Evansville, IN 47713.

James

Leoda Mae Kirk James, 89, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., died at 6 a.m. March 1, 2010. She was born April 30, 1920, to Bice Kirk and Odie Jane Belt Kirk in Salem.

James was employed as a seamstress in Long Island, N.Y., and upon retirement, she and her husband moved to Lehigh Acres. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lehigh Acres.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; her parents; five brothers; and one sister.

Surviving are her sisters, Juanita Hansen of Salem and Pauline O’Neal of Raleigh, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Saturday, March 6 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Rev. John East officiating Burial was at Salem Cemetery.

Brewer

Margaret R. Brewer, 80, of Corydon, formerly of Crittenden County, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She was a member of Community Baptist Church, Eastern Star, Marion Baptist Church Homemakers and was a 20-year member of Immanuel Baptist Temple in Henderson.

Surviving are her husband, William Brewer of Corydon; daughter, Patricia Bartlett of Henderson; brother, Charles Morris of Marion; two grandchildren, Mellisa ­ and Jordan Bartlett of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and two great-grandchildren, Lyndon and Hudson Sandefur of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Raymond and Archie Morgan.

Services were Saturday, March 6 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Crittenden County.

March 4, 2010 Issue

Watson

Shirley L. Watson, 68 of Oakland City, Ind., died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Ind.

Watson retired from Hendrickson Auto in Boonville, Ind. She was a member of the Cedar Grove Methodist Church and the United Commercial Travel Group.

Surviving are a son, Don Watson of Oakland City, Ind.; a daughter, Debby Harris of Velpen, Ind.; a sister, Barbara Thatch of Salem; a brother, Jim Tinsley, Paris, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Trice and Ruth Bragdon Tinsley; her husband, Norris Wayne “Pete” Watson; and a brother.

Funeral services were Sunday, Feb. 28 at Myers Funeral Home. Burial was at Salem Cemetery.

Woodall

Bill Woodall, 78, of Evansville, Ind., died Monday, March 1, 2010 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

He was owner and promoter of Tri-State Arts and Crafts and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife of 10 years, Carolyn Highfil Woodall; nephews, David and Gary Kroeger; great-niece, Angela Kroeger; great-nephews, Alan and Nick Kroeger; and cousins.

Woodall was preceded in death by his parents, Burnie and Stella Mott Woodall; and a sister, Helen Kroeger

Funeral services are at noon Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Browning Funeral Home in Evansville with Rev. Jeff Stratton officiating. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., on Thursday at Mexico Cemetery in Mexico, Ky. Visitation is from 10 a.m., to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Baptist East, 6300 Washington Ave. Evansville, IN 47715 or Evansville Rescue Mission, 300 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Evansville, IN 47713.

Bradley

David Leonard “Dave” Bradley III, 63, of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., died on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.

He was a retired teacher at Reidland Middle and Frances Elementary schools. He served as a major in the Kentucky and Kansas Army National Guard, serving as the commander of Paducah’s Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 123rd Armor, Kentucky National Guard.

Surviving are his wife, Theresa Kowalski Bradley of Mt. Juliet; sons David L. “Brad” Bradley IV and wife Carolyn of Cheshire, Conn., John Vinson Bradley and wife Annie Cle-Bradley, of Madison, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Allison Evelyn Bradley and Katherine Nicole Bradley of Cheshire, Conn.; siblings, Richard Holloman and wife Louise of Russellville, Ky., Pam Holloman Meeks of Johnson City, Tenn., Betty Holloman Riano of Jonesborough, Tenn., Sandy Holloman Boyd and husband Bobby of Grand Rivers and Andy Holloman and wife Donna of Hampton, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were Feb. 27 at St. Stephen Catholic Community in Old Hickory, Tenn., with Rev. Pat Kibby officiating. Burial was at Dixon Springs Cemetery in Dixon Springs, Tenn.

Memorials may be made to St. Stephen Catholic Community: Haiti Relief Fund, 14544 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, TN 32138 or to Alive Hospice of Nashville, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203.

Burns-Short funeral home in Nashville was in charge of arrangements.

Gulledge

Darline Gulledge, 65, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Marion, died Monday, March 1, 2010 at Missouri Senior Lifestyles in Sikeston.

Surviving are her mother, Elma Lewis; sisters, Lena O’Bryan of Benton and Shirley Bowling of Dycusburg; brother, Virgil Lewis of South Shore, Ky.; one grandson; and two great-granddaughters.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Melvin Gulledge; daughter, Dona Todd; and parents, Oval Thomas and Elma Lewis.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 4 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion.

The body will be cremated after the services.

Clark

Ann Conger Clark, 95, of Mickleover, England, and formerly of Marion, died Jan. 19, 2010.

She was born in Norfolk, Va., but lived in Germany, Africa and in the United States, where she made Marion her home for many years.

She is survived by her son, Mike and his wife Diane; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Nunn

Thomas Marshall Nunn, 93, of Wilkesboro, N.C., died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 at The Laurels of Chatham in Pittsboro, N.C.

He was born Dec. 11, 1916 in Marion to Marshall and Lucy Yandell Nunn. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and was an ordained deacon.

Nunn was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Davidson Nunn; four sons, Thomas Wayne Nunn of Wilkesboro, Danny Marshall Nunn of Winston Salem, and Samuel Edward Nunn and wife Debby and David Glenn Nunn all of Wilkesboro; three daughters, Brenda Kay Quate of Candor, N.C., Patricia Gail Parish and husband Bill of Sugar Grove, N.C., Linda Sue Brady and husband Harvey of Bennett; 10 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Sunday, Feb. 28 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Brown and the Rev. Mike Hamby officiating. Burial with military rites by VFW Post 1142 will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Building Fund, 239 Champion Mt. Pleasant Road, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Miller Funeral Service in North Wilkesboro was in charge of arrangements.

Martin

Howard “Pluto” Martin, 69, of Marion died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 at his home.

Surviving are his sisters, Betty Ruth Martin and Lois Travis, both of Madisonville.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Martin; and parents, Frank and Lizzie Martin.

Funeral services were Tuesday, March 2 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Dycusburg Cemetery.

Wirtanen

Lawrence Joseph Wirtanen, 72 of Marion, formerly of Flagstaff, Ariz., died Saturday, Feb. 27 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.

Wirtanen was a graduate of Michigan State University, a retired fisheries biologist from the Fish & Wildlife Service and a U.S. Marine veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra Wirtanen of Marion; a son, Mark and wife Kelly Wirtanen of Flagstaff; two daughters, Wendy and husband James Dunham of Marion and Dawn and husband Roy Walter of Lake Charles, La.; a sister, Celestine Gross of Litchfield Minn.; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eli and Edith Colombino Wirtanen; and a son, Byran Wirtanen.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, March 2 at Marion United Methodist Church with Rev. Wayne Garvey officiating. Burial was planned at Hematite Cemetery in Amasa, Mich.

Myers Funeral Home in Marion was in charge of arrangements.

Waide

Cecil Waide, 86, of Shady Grove, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 at Rivers Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II, was a retired coal miner at Pyro Mines and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Dare Seymour Waide; a daughter, Janis Lynne McLaughlin and husband Larry of Evansville; two grandchildren, Angie Pierson and Danny McLaughlin and wife Elissa, both of Evansville; seven great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a son, David Alan Waide; two sisters, Lillian Murray and Gladys Waide; and his parents, J.W. and Rushie Andrews Waide.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 3 at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with Rev. Don Moore, Bro. Jimmy Sigler and Rev. Jason Oliver officiating. Burial was at Shady Grove Cemetery.

James

Leoda Mae Kirk James, 89, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., formerly of Salem, died March 1, 2010 in Florida. Arrangements are incomplete at Boyd Funeral Directors.

February 25, 2010 Issue

James

Merril James, 91 of Marion died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital.

James served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was stationed in England for 30 months. He was a retired car salesman and attended the Marion Church of God.

Surviving are a son, Bill and wife Marlene James, of Marion; a brother, Don James of Marion; sisters, Sue Smith of Calvert City and Virginia Morris of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; a grandson, Jonathan and wife Michelle James of Michigan; a step-grandson, Scott and wife Teresa Kayse of Marion; two great-granddaughters; two step-great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy L. and Eva Cobb James; step-mother, Sally James; his wife, Margaret Franklin James; brothers, O.B., Joyce and Vinston James; and a step-brother Bill Roberts.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 27 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with the Rev. Harold Grace and Rev. Lucy Tedrick officiating. Burial will be at Mapleview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26 at the funeral home.

McDowell

Reggie Glen McDowell, 53, of Troy, Texas, formerly of Marion, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Troy.

Surviving are his wife, Tami McDowell of Troy, Texas; a son, Michael McDowell of Arlington, Texas; his mother and step-father, Jo and Bill Robison of Marion; a sister, Cyndi Walker of Marion; and a brother, Bill Robison Jr. of Marion.

Graveside services were Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 at Tosh Cemetery.

Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion was in charge of local arrangements.

Memorials can be made to Troy Operation Christmas Child or Gideons International.

Lanham

Phyllis A. Lanham, 58, of Marion died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 at her home.

Surviving are one daughter, Penny and husband Tony McDonald of Marion; one brother, Jess Mercer of Salem; a sister, Jeanie Boone of Marion; and two grandchildren, Cody and Kayla McDonald of Marion.

Lanham was preceded in death by her parents, Jess and Laura Mercer; and one sister, Maxine Bettis.

She was a member of Deer Creek Baptist Church.

Graveside services were Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at Mapleview Cemetery. Gilbert Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

Hunt

Paul A. Hunt died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 in Ballwin, Mo.

Survivors include his wife Betty White Hunt; children Joy Hunt and Sharon and husband Leonard Politte; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother-in-law and uncle.

The fuuneral was Sunday, Feb. 21 at Manchester Baptist Church in Ballwin, Mo. Burial was Monday at Rosebud Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association. Schrader Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ramage

J. B. Ramage, 87, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly of Dycusburg, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 in Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro.

He was retired from Kentucky Stone in Livingston County, was a member of Dycusburg Baptist Church, a member of Dycusburg Masonic Lodge 232 for 50 plus years and a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, who served on the USS Bennington.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Helen Brasher Ramage; one daughter, Michele Manning of Murfreesboro; two grandchildren, Shelby and Davis Manning, both of Murfreesboro; one sister-in-law, Bobbie J. Ramage of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Chris Manning; three sisters, Ardell Myers Johnson, Rudell Myers Baker and Ada Mae Ramage Belt; three brothers, Charles Myers, Fred A. Ramage and Chuck Ramage. His parents were Frank Ramage and Zemrhu Greenlee Ramage.

Funeral services at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel in Eddyville with Dr. Mark Gregory and Rev. James Oates officiating. Burial will be at Dycusburg Cemetery with graveside military rites.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home with Masonic rites at 7 p.m.

Online condolenses may be sent to the family at lakelandchapel.com

February 18, 2010 Issue

Chittenden

Louise Chittenden, 90 of Salem died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Chittenden was a homemaker and member of Lola Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Shirley Crowell of Marion; a son, Paul Crawford of Salem; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Abdull and Lena McElmurry Elliott; a sister; and three brothers.

Graveside services are at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 19 at the Lola Cemetery. Myers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Harp

George Lewis Harp, 57, of Tiline, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at his residence.

He was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving are two sisters, Betty Harp of Tiline and Violet McGregor of Princeton; an aunt, Elnora Green of Paducah; three nieces; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Minnie L. Harp; and an infant brother, Houston Harp.

Graveside services were Sunday, Feb. 14 at Groves Chapel Cemetery.

Lester

William Leslie “Willie” Lester, 87, of Sturgis, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Calvert City.

Surviving are his wife, Wilma E. Lester of Sturgis; a son, Wayne Lester of Sturgis; five grandchildren, Belinda Lester of Marion, Jeffrey Lester of Sturgis, Beth Belt of Marion, Dawn Beckner of Clay and Christy Beckner of Sturgis; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Fulton and Ada Curry Lester; two sisters; and two brothers.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 16 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Burial was at Hampton Cemetery.

Avery

James Avery, 30, of Paducah, formerly of Marion, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in Nashville.

Surviving are his wife, Karla Avery of Paducah; mother, Brenda and husband David Ort of Marion; grandparents, James and Doris Perry of Marion; and half brother, Brian Andrews of Princeton.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m., Thursday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion with burial in Asbridge Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10:30 a.m., until service time at the funeral home.

February 11, 2010 Issue

Brewer

Bobby Brewer, 73, of Marion died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

He was a retired boat captain, member of Bigham Masonic Lodge No. 256 in Marion and a member of Cave Springs General Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, LaDonna Brewer of Marion; children, Larry and Kenny Brewer of Sturgis, Becky Wedding of Morganfield, Randy and Russell Brewer of Madisonville, Bobby Joe Brewer of St. Louis, Renee Stowe of Marion, Rebecca Murray of Hampton, Belinda Thompson of Henderson and Kenneth Ray Murray of Joy; brothers and sisters, Bill Brewer of Henderson, Janie Ray of Morganfield, Forest Lee Brewer of Atlanta, Ga., and Anna Lois Butts of Sturgis; 30 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell Everett and Agnes Winders Brewer, a sister and a brother.

Funeral services were Sunday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Masonic rites were given at the funeral home.

Lester

Donna Ann Lester, 49, of Sturgis, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010 at Livingston Hospital in Salem.

She was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are her husband of 27 years, Wayne Lester of Sturgis; four daughters, Dawn Beckner of Clay, Christy Beckner of Sturgis, and Beth Belt and Belinda Cantrell, both of Marion; a son, Jeffrey Wayne Lester of Sturgis; her father, Orbin Newton Penn of Marion; two sisters, Vera Riley and Nancy Smith, both of Marion; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Jewel Penn; three brothers, Vernon Lee Boone, Jr.; Morris Ray Boone and Larry Dale Boone.

Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 8 at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay with Bro. John Dunn and Bro. Herbert Alexander officiating with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Arflack

Mary Ann Arflack, 81, of Marion died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010 at Crittenden County Health and Rehab in Marion.

She was a member of Repton Baptist Church.

Surviving are her two sons, David and Steve Arflack, both of Marion; one brother, Frank Scott of Hobart, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Wesley Scott and Doba Mae Jennings Scott; her husband, Hubert Arflack; children, Eldon and Verna Arflack; three brothers; and one sister .

Funeral services were Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Kenny Odom officiating. Burial was at Baker Cemetery.

Hearell

Louise Hearell, 86, of Salem died at 10:20 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at Salem Springlake Nursing Home.

Hearell was a member of Pleasant Grove General Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Janet Hughes and husband Glenn of Salem; two sons, Ronnie Hearell and wife Beverly of Salem, and Danny Hearell and wife Donna of Marion; two granddaughters, Andrea Harris Douglas and husband Shane of Lone Oak, and Denise Hearell Byarley and husband Timmy of Marion; two step-granddaughters, Jill Hughes Sutton and husband Joe of McLeansboro, Ill., and Lindsay Hughes Zgonina and husband Eric of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; three great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Norveline Walker and her husband Eugene of Salem.

Hearell was preceded in death by her husband, Rudell Hearell; her parents Chester and Lima Watson Wayland; and one sister, Jewell Hearell.

Funeral services were Sunday, Feb. 7 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Burial was at Salem Cemetery.

Mrs. Hearell loved gardening, from planting a vegetable garden on the farm, to the beautiful azaleas in her front yard in town. In the spring of 2009, she donated perennials from her flower bed to the Salem Garden Club. Her great-granddaughter, Alli Rae Douglas, and Daisy Troop #1053 planted those flowers at the Welcome to Salem rocks on each end of town.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Salem Garden Club, P.O. Box 449, Salem, KY 42078.

Travis

Martha Travis, 52, of Princeton, died Feb. 5, 2010 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.

Surviving are her mother, Bonnie Jones Cruce of Princeton; two daughters, Misty Childress and husband Daniel, and Lexie Wigginton, both of Princeton; her longtime companion, Kerry Wigginton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Travis; her father, Floy Cruce; and a brother, Billy Joe Cruce.

Services were Monday, Feb. 8 at Morgan’s Funeral Home with Bro. Gerald Cannon officiating. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Dennison

Kenneth Dennison, 69, of Bardstown, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at his residence. He was born Aug. 1, 1940 in Louisville. Dennison retired from Ford Motor Co., was a veteran of the U.S. Marines Corps and a member of Parkway Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, B. Jill Dennison; two sons, K. Scott Dennison and wife Carly, and Troy A. Dennison Jr., and wife Jill, all of Bardstown; a daughter, Sandra Vuleta Dennison of Bardstown; brother, William Paul Dennison of Nashville, Tenn.; sister, Evie English of Port Charlotte, Fla.; three grandchildren, Haylee D. Dennison, Mikayla M. Dennison and Jarrett R. Dennison, all of Bardstown; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Parkway Baptist Church of Bardstown with Rev. Eddie Benton officiating. A graveside service and burial was at Tyners Chapel Cemetery in Salem.

Memorials may be made to Parkway Baptist Church or Hospice of Nelson County. Barlow Funeral Home in Bardstown was in charge of arrangements.

Highfil

James Edward Highfil, 89 of Marion died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Highfil; a daughter, Carolyn Woodall and husband Bill of Evansville, Ind.; a sister, Mary Sue Crider of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

Highfil was a veteran of World War II, the oldest active member of Mexico Baptist Church and a member of the Frances Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Beula McMaster and father Jesse Highfil; five brothers; a sister; and his first wife, Imogene Highfil.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 12 at Mexico Baptist Church. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m., Thursday at Gilbert Funeral Home, and from 10 a.m., until the funeral Friday at Mexico Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Mexico Baptist Church Building Fund, 175 Mexico Road, Marion, KY 42064

February 4, 2010 Issue

Tyner

Dennis Tyner, 57, of Salem, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at Crittenden Health Systems.

He was a member of Emmaus Baptist Church. Tyner was employed by Potter and Brumfield for 27 years, and was most recently employed by the Crittenden-Livingston Water District.

Survivors include his son, John Tyner of Salem; step-daughters, Jennifer “Jae” Rodgers and Tammy Wallace, both of Marion; sisters, Deborah Paulson of Marion and Barbara Crowe of Cullman, Ala.; a brother, Jessie Howard Tyner of Salem; and two grandchildren.

Tyner was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Tyner; and his parents, Jesse Tyner and Sybil Howard Tyner.

Funeral services were Thursday, Feb. 4 at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem. Burial was at Tyner’s Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003-0744.

Cobb

Blanton E. “Dab” Cobb, 79, of Smithland, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at his residence.

He was a member of Smithland Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, LaDonn Cobb of Smithland; son, Terry Cobb of Smithland; daughter, Anna G. Taylor of Kuttawa; sisters, Erma Lee Leedle of Albuquerque, N.M., and Genetta Allen of Lebanon, Mo.; seven grandchildren; step-son, Michael Lane of Benton; three step-granddaughters; two step-grandsons; four step-great-granddaughters; five step- great-grandsons; and one step-brother, Billy W. Brown of Gallatin, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Randolph and Ina Effie Harris Cobb; two brothers, infant Cobb and Charles Cobb; three sisters, Myrtle Holcomb, Elwanda Baker and Bethel Cobb; one grandson; one great-granddaughter; one stepson, Danny K. Lane; and one step-grandson, Mikey Lane.

Cobb’s remains were cremated.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem.

Boyd

Willie B. Boyd, 99, of Marion died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salem.

She was a homemaker, school teacher, member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a charter member of Crittenden County Extension Homemakers and a member of Marion United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary Stiegemeier of St. Charles, Mo.; a son, John Boyd of Marion; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Effie Watson Little; husband, Denzil H. Boyd; son, Denzil H. Boyd Jr.; and a grandson, Gregory Scott Boyd.

Funeral services were Sunday, Jan. 31 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Wayne Garvey officiating. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Belt

Ethel Mae Ramage Belt, 92, of Salem, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 at Crittenden Health Systems.

She was a member of Lola Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include two sons, Raymond Belt and wife Sharon of Marion and Deon Belt and wife Patricia of Salem; eight grandchildren, Steve Belt of Indianapolis, Ind., Darwin Belt of Ledbetter, Glenda Jo Green of Salem, Sharie Frazer of Marion, Boyce Leon Belt of Granite City, Ill., LaVonna Ennis of Springfield, Mo., David Belt of Ferguson, Mo., and Deonna McCord of Marion; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Corbett Everett Belt; two sons, Glendel Belt and Leon Belt; two brothers, Haskel Ramage and Erlin Ramage; one grandchild, Tonya Dawn Belt; and one great-grandchild, Faith Yancy. She was the daughter of Jessie L. and Etta Sisco Ramage.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 2 at Lola Pentecostal Church with Rev. Tim Fouts officiating. Burial was at Lola Pentecostal Church Cemetery.

Dukes

Willis Lee Dukes, 66, of Grand Rivers died Monday at his home.

He was a member of Higher Power Full Gospel Church in Eddyville and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea, Germany and Vietnam.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Shonda Dukes; three sons, Charles Dukes of Grand Rivers, Michael Dukes and wife Rhonda of Kevil, Wade Dukes and his wife Amy of Grand Rivers; one sister, Joyce Woodward of Smithland, two brothers, Troy Dukes of Grand Rivers and D.B. Dukes of Smithland; six grandsons, Joshua of Ft. Lewis, Wash., Christopher of Henderson, Martin Dukes, David Ray Dukes and Teddy Lee Dukes of Grand Rivers and Dallas Inman and Zachary Inman of Kevil; four granddaughters, Stephanie and Kimberly Dukes of Radcliffe, Keisha Dukes of Dycusburg, Kayla Dukes of Lone Oak; and three great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Donnie Dukes; and his parents, Frank and Elaine Doom Dukes.

Funeral services will be at noon Friday, Feb. 5 at Boyd Funeral Directors with the Rev. Kenny Morrow and Harold Gregory officiating. Burial will follow on his farm. Visitation is from 6-9 p.m., Thursday at Boyds.

Monroe

Elba Elizabeth Monroe, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010.

She was born Sept. 11, 1923 in Marion, the daughter of Ed and Grace Beard Weldon. She was married to Charles Monroe of Salem in 1942. During their 67-year marriage, they lived in Salem, Kalispell, Mont., Lakes of The Four Seasons in Crown Point, Ind., and Nicholasville, Ky. She was a member of The Glen Park Baptist Church in Gary, Ind.

Monroe was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Eugene, James and Robert.

Survivors include her husband; son, Gerry Monroe and his wife Betty of Nicholasville; two grandchildren, Michael of Crown Point, Ind., and Renee of Louisville; two great-grandchildren, Lilly and Griffin; and a brother-in-law, James Monroe of Evansville, Ind.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem.

January 28, 2010 Issue

Finnegan

Dorothy H. Finnegan, 80, of Southbury, Conn., died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at Pomperaug Woods Health Care Center in Southbury, Conn.

She was born June 22, 1929 in Sheridan, but has lived in Southbury, Conn., since 1998, previously residing in Evansville.

Finnegan was the wife of the late Charles Finnegan. Survivors include a daughter, Janet Walker and her husband Charles of Southbury, Conn.; two granddaughters, Stephanie Walker of Boston, Mass., and Ashley Walker of Southbury, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Harvey and Betty Agnes (Clark) Stallion; eight brothers; and five sisters; and her second husband, Alan Hite.

Finnegan attended Sacred Heart Church in Southbury, Conn., and Christ the King Church in Evansville.

Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 23 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel in Evansville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2000 L Street N.W., Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036.

Darnell

William “Wile E.” Darnell, 48, of Tolu died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 in Marion.

Survivors include a daughter, Christy Fortune of Burna; sisters, Lela Sherer of Tolu and Agnes Armstrong of Marion; a grandson, Tremaine “Britches” Fortune; and granddaughters, Tasia and LaToni Fortune, all of Powderly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tobe and Corene Watson Darnell.

Memorial services were held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Jimmy Porter officiating.

Nichols

Sarah Nelle Nichols, 73, of Marion died Monday at her home.

Survivors include her sister, Margaret Parrish of Marion; brothers, G.H. McMican of Marion and Charles McMican of Hatfield, Ind.; granddaughter, Mariah Nichols of Evansville; three stepchildren, Eric and Brian Nichols of Evansville, and Lisa Burk of Washington state; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert Ray Nichols; parents Charley and Ivy Lela Howard; and a sister.

Services were Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Gilbert Funeral Home. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Cali Cares, P.O. Box 38, Crayne, KY 42033 or Relay For Life, 3140 Parifa Dr., Paducah, KY 42003.

January 21, 2010 Issue

Writtenberry

Pauline Y. Writtenberry, 86, of Marion died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital.

Survivors include six daughters Kathy Williams of Marion, Linda Boster, Carolyn Blandford and Janey Webb, all of Webster County, and Glenda Moore and Paula Tipton, both of Henderson County; a brother, Buddy York of Marion; sister, Rose Johnson Hoyne of Summerville Fla., 10 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl G. Writtenberry; a son, Paul Glenn; and two grandsons.

She was a member of Freedom Church and Eastern Star.

Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 14 at Gilbert Funeral Home. Burial was at Rosebud Cemetery.

Glenn

Betty Lou Glenn, 70, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at her home.

She was a member of Seven Springs Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Tammy Brantley and Kenneth and James Penn, all of Marion; sisters, Loisteen Canada of Princeton; and Thelma Lynn Brown of Marion; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Glenn; three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services were Sunday, Jan. 17 at Seven Springs Baptist Church. Burial was at Asbridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Seven Springs Baptist Church, 219 Seven Springs Church Rd., Marion, KY 42064.

Gass

Wilma Helen Gass, 73, of Clay, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 at Crittenden Hospital. She attended Grace Baptist Church in Clay.

Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Jim Gass of Clay; four daughters, Vicki Clark of Providence, Terry Clark Crowell of Nebo, Tina Gass of Marion and Janet Caine of Columbia, Tenn.; four sons, Melvin Clark of St. Charles, Jimmy Dale Gass of Blackford, Wayne Gass of Sturgis and Bobby Gass of Philpot; three sisters, Wanda Nall and Janice Hamilton, both of Sturgis, and Hannah Ipock of Evansville; three brothers, Michael Ipock and Nathaniel Ipock, both of Evansville, and Stephen Ipock of Morganfield; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Gass, in 2009.

Services were Jan. 19 at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay. Bro. Dale Williams officiated. Burial was in Blackford Cemetery.

Dorroh

James Robert Dorroh, 83, of Crayne died Friday, Jan. 15, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

He was a member of Crayne Presbyterian Church U.S.A., where he was an elder and Sunday school teacher. He was also a former board member of Fohs Hall Inc., in Marion, a member of the Crittenden County Genealogical Society and a farmer.

Surviving are his children, Patty Grimes of Louisville, Pamela and husband Roger Tinsley of Crayne and Robert and wife Michelle Dorroh of Newark, Ohio; grandchildren, Matthew of Louisville and Emily and Samantha of Crayne; step-grandsons, Jason, Curtis and Jared, all of Newark, Ohio; and one great-grandson, Mason of Louisville.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Dorroh and parents, William Robert and Ida Frances Dorroh.

Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 18 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Fohs Hall, Inc., P.O. Box 1, Marion, KY 42064 or Crayne Presbyterian Church U.S.A., 208 Chapel Hill Rd., Marion, KY 42064.

January 14, 2010 Issue

Russell

Bettye Chandler Ham Russell, 67, of Show Low, Ariz., died Dec. 16, 2009.

She was born in 1942 in Marion to Jeff and Geneva Chandler.

Russell grew up on a farm and attended a one-room school until moving

with her family to Indiana where she graduated from Hammond Tech in

1959.

Russell married Arthur Ham in 1961 and they lived in Munster, Ind.,

with their four children until moving to Scottsdale, Ariz., in 1980.

Russell worked for Air Services International for almost 20 years.

Most recently she lived in Show Low with second husband Robert “Skip”

Russell and worked for helicopter company Overseas Aircraft Support.

Survivors include her siblings, Winfred “Bud” Chandler and wife

Louella, Effie Campbell and husband Bruce, Barbara Krueger and husband

Len, Nancy Weenig and husband Jay, Mary DeRolf, Judy King and husband

Dennis, Janet Hood and husband Randy; children: Bryan Ham, Lynette

Schauwecker and husband Richard, Gary Ham, Greg Ham; granddaughters:

Bryce, Chandler and Riley Schauwecker and Bryanne Ham; and her second

husband.

A remembrance gathering for family, friends and co-workers will be

held in the Spring of 2010.

Eaton

Marilyn June Eaton, 74, of Baldwin Park, Calif., died Jan. 10, 2010.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Russell C. Eaton; a

daughter Sara Dempsay of Phelan, Calif.; and a son, Russ and wife

Debbie Eaton of Marion; five brothers, six sisters, 11 grandchildren

and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lavina Spencer Seavers and

Erwin Seavers; three brothers; one sister; a son, a daughter; and a

great-grandson.

Burial will be at Glendora, Calif. Oakdale Funeral Home in Glendora is

in charge of arrangements.

Writtenberry

Pauline Y. Writtenberry, 86, of Marion died Tuesday Jan. 12, 2010 at

the Crittenden Hospital.

Survivors include six daughters Kathy Williams of Marion, Linda

Boster, Carolyn Blandford and Janey Webb, all of Webster County and

Glenda Moore and Paula Tipton, both of Henderson County; a brother

Buddy York of Marion; sister ,Rose Johnson Hoyne of Summerville Fla.,

10 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl G. Writtenberry; a son,

Paul Glenn; and two grandsons.

She was a member of Freedom Church and Eastern Star.

Funeral Services are at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14 at Gilbert Funeral

Home. Visitation is from 10 a.m., until the servicve. Burial will be

at Rose Bud Cemetery.

January 7, 2010 Issue

Gillespie

Frank A. Gillespie, 91, of Marion died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 at his home.

He was a retired river boat pilot, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a lifetime member of the Bigham Lodge #256. Gillespie went to work on the river in 1949 as a deck hand. When he retired in 1982, he had worked his way up to captain.

Surviving are his three daughters, Helen McConnell, Sue McDowell and Carolyn Hinchee, all of Marion; 10 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren; and 27 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Margie Gillespie in 2005 after almost 68 years of marriage; parents, Jack and Stella Gahgan Gillespie; and two brothers.

Graveside services were Sunday, Dec. 27 at Mount Zion Cemetery in Marion with Bro. Tommy Brown officiating. About 100 people attended the service. Gilbert Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Combs

Raymond Edward Combs, 60, of Providence died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 at his home.

Survivors include his wife Ida L. Combs; a son, Tommy Lee Comes of Piney Creek, N.C.; two daughters, Donna Faye Trivett of Sparta, N.C., and Melissa Lyvon Crouse of Glade Valley, N.C.; two brothers, Roger Combs of Yakinville, N.C., and Odele Combs of Hillsville, Va.; two sisters, Barbara Cornett of Cleveland N.C., and Nancy Cannon of Gresham, S.C.; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a step-son Raymond Finch of Sebree; two step-daughters Michelle Scott of Hopkinsville, Jeana Sanchez of Dixon; four step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Cremation was handled by Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion.

Rustin

Clarence E. Rustin, 85, of Fredonia, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009 at his home. He was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Ronald Earl Rustin and wife Linda of Fredonia; two daughters, Margaret Faye West and husband Steve of Princeton and Dianne Kitzman of Marion; three brothers, Everett Rustin and Lawrence Rustin, both of Princeton, and John Paul Rustin of Swortz Creek, Mich.; three grandchildren, Belinda Campbell and Tony, Sabrina Stokes and Richard Rustin; and six great-grandchildren, Alex and Anthony Campbell, Kailyn and Hudson Stokes and Breanna and Dalton Rustin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Virginia Rustin; a brother, Eldon Rustin; a sister, Thelma Cook; and his parents, Gideon Darrell and Willie Frances Campbell Rustin.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 29 at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Alexander

Larry Edward Alexander, 59, of Marion died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009.

Alexander was a member of Pleasant Grove General Baptist Church, where his father is the pastor.

He was born April 26, 1950 in Marion to Rev. Herbert and Rachel Arflack Alexander. His grandparents were the late Earl and Rosa Mae Arflack and the late Rev. Herbert Sr., and Birdie Alexander. He, alongside his father and brother, operated the family farm near Tolu for over 40 years.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Brenda Sue Belt Alexander, two daughters, Shannon Gail Alexander Glisson and husband Matt and Sherri Dawn Alexander Pruit and husband Scott Pruit; and two grandchildren, Cody Allen Pruit and Hilary Renna Pruit.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 27, at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem with Rev. Gary Hardesty officiating. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery in Marion.

Memorials can be made to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-9813.

Watson

Norris “Pete” W. Watson, 78, formerly of Salem died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 at his home in Oakland City, Ind.

He was a retired truck driver and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a former member of the Cedar Grove Methodist Church, a member of the Winslow VFW and the Masonic Lodge #64 of Evansville.

He was born on Dec. 30, 1931 in Salem to Hershel and Alta Singleton Watson, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were two sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Watson of Oakland City; son, Don Watson of Oakland City; daughter, Debby Harris of Velpen, Ind.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Watson of Michigan.

There was visitation Sunday, Jan. 3 at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City. Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 5 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in Salem.

Little

Angela Marie Little, 25, of Crayne died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Kevin Little of Crayne; daughters, Felonie and Linda Little, both of Crayne; step-daughter- Marylinda Sisco of Marion; father, Bobby Cudnik of Marion; mother, Lori Cole of Marion; and a brother, Robert “Boo” Cudnik of Marion.

Graveside services were Wednesday, Jan. 6 at Rosebud Cemetery in rural Crittenden County.

Myers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Meeks

Mary Agnes Meeks, 83, of Marion died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 at Livingston Hospital.

She was a housewife and member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are her two daughters, Patsy and husband Kenneth Locke and Faye and husband Tony Binkley both of Marion; son, Tommy and wife Alice Meeks of Marion, 23 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Beulah Hamby Fralick; husband, Eugene Meeks; sons Dale and Buddy Meeks and a daughter, Louise Givens.

Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 2 at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Roger Waters and Rev. Bill Crabtree officiating. Burial was at Mapleview Cemetery.

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