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FLOSSIE LOUISE WILSON THOMAS
NOV 27, 1928-DEC 28, 2001

HENDERSON, Ky.--Flossie Wilson Thomas, 73, of Henderson, died at 10:40 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2001 at her home. Mrs. Thomas was a member of Immanuel Baptist Temple, where she taught the Willing Workers Sunday school class. She was an English teacher in Hopkinsville, Todd County and Henderson County. She served as past president of Henderson County Retired Teachers Association and was a member of the Homemakers Club. Surviving are her husband, Gilmer Thomas; three daughters, Dr. Norma Rankin of Paducah, Esther Davis of Corydon and Lisa Major of Louisville; two sisters, Mildred Tucker of Mayfield and Delta Shelton of Pembroke; one brother, Lester Wilson of Valley Head, Ala.; three grandsons; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, December 31, 2001 at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson. Dr. R. Joseph Tricquet Jr., the Rev. Les Smith and the Rev. Walter McGee will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and until services Monday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Immanuel Baptist Temple, 540 Second St., Henderson, KY 42420; or to St. Anthony's Hospice in Henderson.

JANICE WADLINGTON COOK
DEC 23, 1937-DEC 24, 2001

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.--Janice W. Cook, 64, Hopkinsville, died at 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at her home of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Goodwin Funeral Home. Cadiz, with the Rev. Dr. Phil Hill officiating. Burial will be in Jones Cemetery in Trigg County. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 tonight. A native of Trigg County, she was born Dec. 23, 1937, the daughter of Nella Harrell Wadlington and the late Wallace C. Wadlington, Hopkinsville. She was retired after 28 years as a teacher, was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and St. John United Methodist Church. In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Robert E. "Bobby" Cook, retired chief of the Christian County Police; and three stepchildren, Angie East and Gaye Nunn, and Julie Partain, all of Hopkinsville.

ESTELLE VINSON OUTLAND
OCT 1, 1911-DEC 11, 2001

MURRAY, Ky.--Estelle V. Outland, 90, of Murray died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, December 11, 2001 at Westview Nursing Home in Murray. Mrs. Outland was a retired teacher of 37 years in Calloway County at Chestnut Grove Outland, Almo, Hazel and Faxon elementary schools. She was a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church near Murray, the Murray Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star No. 433 and the Calloway County Retired Teachers Association. She is survived by one son, Billy Dale Outland of Murray; one brother, Mancil J. Vinson of Murray; two grandchildren, Susan Frances Ray and Sherida Ann Gentry, both of Murray; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Outland. Her parents were Henry Cullen Vinson and Amy Susan Knight Vinson. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2001 at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Revs. David Brasher and M.T. Robertson officiating. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Angel Fund of the Calloway County Family Resource Center, Portertown Road, Murray, KY 42071; or the Good Samaritan Fund of Westside Baptist Church, 207 Robertson Road, Murray, KY 42071.

ROBERT LOUIS BRIDGES
JUN 3, 1925-DEC 3, 2001

CHARLESTON, Ky.--Robert Bridges, 76, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2001, at Madisonville Regional Medical Center of heart and lung problems. He worked in the coal mining industry for 43 years and was the state mining inspector for 20 years. He was a World War II Navy veteran, serving on the USS Sawyer as a seaman 1st class. He was a member of the Dunn Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Jean; two daughters, Reba Jean Robinson of Fiddle Bow and Marilyn Marie Purdy of Charleston; two sons, Kirby Louis of Charleston and John William of Caldwell County; a sister, Nellie Marie Pemberton of Bryant, Ala.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Beshear Funeral Home in Dawson Springs, with burial in McNeeley Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m., at the funeral home.

ROBERT B. BATTOE
MAY 4, 1920-NOV 23, 2001

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Bob Brandon Battoe, 81, Louisville, formerly of Hopkinsville, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2001, at the Masonic Hospital, Louisville, following a long illness. Services were this morning at Highland Funeral Home, Louisville. The body is being cremated. A native of Trigg County, he was born May 4, 1920, the son of the late John Herman and Annie Hiler Battoe. He was a retired ironworker, was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church, Louisville. Survivors include his wife, Imogene Meacham Battoe; two sons, Robert Ellis Battoe, Prospect, Daryl Stevan Battoe, Harrodsburg; a sister, Dorothy Battoe Henderson, Hopkinsville; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

GENE T. STEPHENS
JUL 23, 1927-NOV 19, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Services for Gene T. Stephens, 74, Cadiz, will be at 2:00 Wednesday, Nov 21, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Revs. John Mitchell and Roy Field officiating. Burial will be in East End Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4:00 this afternoon. He died at 6:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2001, at Trigg County Hospital following a long illness. A native of Trigg County, he was born July 23, 1927, the son of the late Arnett Melvin and Alvie Mitchell Stephens. He was a construction supervisor for Pre Load Co., was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and a member of the American Legion. He was a member of the Trigg County Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Juanita Bridges Stephens. Memorials may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 1821 E. Ninth St., Hopkinsville, Ky., 42240.

HENRY F. HARGROVE
MAY 31, 1939-NOV 17, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Henry Franklin Hargrove, 62, Cadiz, died at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001, at his home of natural causes. Services were held Nov 19, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Hart officiating. Burial was in Trigg Memory Acres. A native of Trigg County, he was born May 31, 1939, the son of the late Wesley Almerine and Sadie Ellen Garland Hargrove. He was retired from Johnson Controls and was a member of the New Jerusalem Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Edna Hargrove; two sons, Franklin and Eddie Hargrove, both of Cadiz; two daughters, Angie Cook, Cadiz, Amy Peterson, Hopkinsville; two stepsons, Richard and Darrell Fulks, both of Cadiz; three brothers, Marcus Hargrove, Murray, Floyd and Clarence Hargrove, both of Cadiz and two sisters, Susie Wyatt and Lucille Underhill, both of Cadiz.

GEORGE R. SUMNER
AUG 3, 1917-NOV 13, 2001

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- George R. Sumner, 84, Louisville, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, at Norton's Southwest Hospital, Louisville, of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at the Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home, with burial to be in Evergreen Mausoleum, Louisville. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 tonight. A native of Trigg County, he was born Aug. 3, 1917, the son of the late John C. and Lucy Lawrence Sumner. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Rockford Lane Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Dorothy M. Sumner; a daughter, Betty Potter, Louisville; a son, Ronald Sumner, Louisville; two sisters, Mary Bridges and Dean Bridges, both of Cadiz; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

WILLIAM HARDIN THOMAS
SEP 7, 1907-NOV 11, 2001

CADIZ, Ky.--Graveside services for William Hardin Thomas, 94, of Cadiz will be at 11 a.m. November 13, 2001 at Bethel Cemetery in Trigg County. Mr. Thomas died at 12:50 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2001 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Cadiz. Mr. Thomas retired from Merchants Ice & Cold Storage of Louisville and was a member of Teamsters Local No. 89. A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Thomas was a member of the American Legion and the Methodist faith. Surviving are one son, Perry H. Thomas of Louisville; one stepson, Phillip Clifton of Simpsonville; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters. His parents were John Q. and Catherine Bruff Thomas. Friends may call from 8 to 10 a.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz.

LAYTON ALEXANDER
DEC 18, 1918-NOV 6, 2001

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for Layton Alexander, 82, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home here. The Rev. O.D. Boyd will officiate, and burial will be in Siloam Cemetery. He died at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville. Mr. Alexander was a heavy equipment operator and also served as bus driver for Trigg County Schools. He was of the Methodist faith. Surviving are his wife, Ethel Joiner Alexander; two sons, Marcellious Alexander and Roy Alexander, both of Cadiz; one daughter, Lawon Dixon of Cadiz; two sisters, Eleanor Woods of Cadiz and Martha Dixon of Caldwell County; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother and one grandson. His parents were Hulett Albert and Harriett Bridges Alexander. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

EMILY KAY SHEATS
OCT 12, 2001-OCT 12, 2001

PRYOR, OK.--Graveside services for Emily Kay Sheats, infant daughter of Bruce and Karen Sheats of Pryor will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Baby Land of Fairview Cemetery of Pryor, The Rev. Mark Tincher will officiate under the direction of the Key Funeral Home of Pryor. Sheats was born and died on Oct 12, 2001 in Claremore. Survivors include Bruce and Karen Sheats of the home; brother Brannon Kyle Bradley of the home; maternal grandparents Owen and Edith Knight of Stillwell; paternal grandparents Kenneth and Carolyn Sheats of Pryor.  

JEWELL S. HUMPHRIES
DEC 7, 1914-OCT 8, 2001

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.--Services for Jewell S. Humphries, 86, of Hopkinsville will be at 2 p.m. October 10, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. The Rev. Roy Marquess Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Hopkinsville. Mr. Humphries died at 2 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2001 at his home. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a retired employee of the International Shoe Co. He was a member of Parkway Missionary Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Rachel Calhoun Humphries; one son, Steve Humphries of Hopkinsville; one brother, Jack Humphries of Cadiz; and one grandson, Brian Humphries of Hopkinsville. He was preceded in death by two sisters and two half brothers. His parents were Warren and Minnie Porter Humphries. Friends may call after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home.

SHARON LANCASTER GINN
MAY 18, 1960-OCT 6, 2001

EDDYVILLE, Ky.--Sharon Lancaster Ginn, 41, Eddyville, formerly of Cerulean, died at 11:11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., of natural causes. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home, with Reed Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in Cerulean Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 tonight. A native of Trigg County, she was born May 18, 1960, the daughter of Wilton H. Lancaster Jr., and Sara Frances Turner Lancaster, Cerulean. She was an administrative assistant with the Jackson Purchase Electric Co. and was a member of the Cerulean Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, survivors include a son, Carl Richard Coleman, Cerulean; four brothers, Larry Lancaster, Cadiz, Gary Lancaster, Atlanta, Ga., Wilton Lancaster III, Cerulean, Keith Lancaster, Hopkinsville; three sisters, Rachel Shepherd, Anchorage, Alaska, Teresa Gresham, Cerulean, Connie Jo Lancaster, Hopkinsville. Memorials may be made to Gideon's International.

RUTH MOOREFIELD ALLEN
NOV 24, 1915-SEP 28, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Services for Ruth Moorefield Allen, 85, Cadiz, were Sunday afternoon at the Cadiz Baptist Church, with the Revs. Phillip Salmon and Andy Buckingham officiating. Burial was in East End Cemetery. She died at 1:25 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at Trigg County Hospital of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, she was born Nov. 24, 1915, the daughter of the late Otis and Vera Ellis Moorefield. She was a homemaker and a member of the Eastern Star. She was a member of the Cadiz Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Womens Missionary Union. Her husband, Orval Allen Sr., died in 1986. A son, James Otis Allen, died in infancy. Survivors include a son, William O. Allen Jr., Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Peggy) Kemp, Cadiz; a sister, Annie Noel, Athens, Ala.; three grandsons and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Cadiz Gideon's Camp, P.O. Box 65, Cadiz, Ky., 42211.

HUGH HAYDEN SHOLAR
JUL 8, 1925-SEP 28, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Hayden Sholar, 76, Cadiz, died of natural causes at 9:40 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at Trigg County Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Goodwin Funeral Home, with theRev. Bob McIntosh officiating. Burial will follow in Cerulean Cemetery. Visitation will be at 4 this afternoon at the funeral home. A native of Trigg County, he was born July 8, 1925. He was the son of the late Jesse Smoot and Rosella Choate Sholar and was a farmer and a member of Oakland Methodist Church. His wife, Opal Elizabeth Frances Sholar, died in 1992. Two daughters, Lisa Dawn Sholar and Penny Diane Herbert, also preceded him in death. Survivors include four sons, Wallace Sholar, Cadiz, Wayne Sholar, Gulfport, Miss., and Danny Sholar and Ricky Sholar, both of Cadiz; three daughters, Carolyn Sholar, Debbie Burcham and Donna Sue Skinner, all of Cadiz; two brothers, Robert Sholar and Kelly Sholar, both of Cadiz; two sisters, Frances Herndon, Cadiz, and Nell Francis, Evansville; and 21 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

JOHN LAWRENCE SUMNER
SEP 28, 1921-SEP 23, 2001

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for John Lawrence Sumner, 79, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home here. The Rev. Phillip Salmon and the Rev. Mike Reeves will officiate. Burial will be in East End Cemetery in Cadiz. He died at 9 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 2001 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Sumner was a retired carpenter. He was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church; a 50-year member of Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121; past president and lifetime member of the Thomas & Bridges Association; and a member of Ophelia Chapter No. 55, Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors are his wife, Marie Compton Sumner; one son, Gaylon Sumner of Cadiz; one brother, George Sumner of Louisville; two sisters, Mary Bridges and Myra Dean Bridges, both of Cadiz; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers. His parents were John Calvin Sumner and Lucy Ethel Lawrence Sumner. Friends may call after 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Trigg County Senior Citizens Center, P.O. Box 99, Cadiz, KY 42211.

EMIL HOERLER, JR
JAN 17, 1912-SEP 11, 2001

BRIDGEPORT, NE--Emil Hoerler, Jr., 89, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, at the Morrill County Community Hospital. He was born Jan. 17, 1912, at Speicher, Switzerland. His parents were Emil, Sr. and Ida (Dudli) Hoerler. At the age of two, the family moved to the U.S. and settled in the Bridgeport area. He married Dorothy Thomas on March 8, 1937. They farmed near Bridgeport all their married lives. She preceded her in death. He was a 50-year member of the Bridgeport Rural Fire Department, a charter member of Bridgeport Eagles Aerie No. 2813, and belonged to the First Presbyterian Church. He was a former member of the ASCS board, Northport Irrigation District Board, Morrill County Fair Board and 4-H leader. He is survived by his daughters, Donna Hansen of Bridgeport, and Loretta Adams of Nebraska; sons Ronnie Hoerler of Bridgeport and Tom Hoerler of Alliance; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. He also is survived by one brother Walt Hoerler of Fr. Collins, Colo. Mr. Hoerler's funeral will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at the First Presbyterian Church at Bridgeport, with Rev. James Leslie Kidd officiating. Burial will be in the Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery at Bridgeport.

MARY GERTRUDE THOMAS PAXON RYBOLT
OCT 28, 1924-SEP 2, 2001

WARREN, IN--Funeral services for Mary Gertrude Paxson Rybolt, 76, of Warren, Ind., formerly of Cadiz, were conducted on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at Glancy Funeral Homes-H. Brown & Son Chapel. Pastor Charles Dye, Jr., officiated the services. Burial followed in the I. O. O. F. Riverview in Montcello, Ind. Mrs. Rybolt died on Sept. 3. Mrs. Rybolt was born on Oct. 28, 1924. She was the daughter of the late Jimmie F. and Lucy Lee (Bridges) Thomas. Mrs. Rybolt was a schoolteacher and an assistant registrar at Vincennes University. She was a life member of the Thomas Bridges Association in Trigg County, a member of the Past Presidents Club, and Sigma Phi Gamma of Warren, Ind. She attended Monticello Christian Church in Indiana and Oak Grove Baptist Church in Trigg County. She was a 1942 graduate of Trigg County High School and attended Murray State University. In addition to her parents, her first husband, Herbert William Paxon, preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband, Ernest Allen Rybolt of Warren, Ind.; two daughters, Lana (William Cowger) Paxon of Monticello, Ind., and Irna Cordeiro of Mililana, Hawaii; two sons, Gale (Virginia) Paxon of Logansport, Ind., and Terry (Karen) Paxon of Greenwood, Ind.; three step-daughters, Sandy (Charles) Booher and Linda (Barry) Hammel, both of Warren, Ind., and Vicki (Jerry ) Grimm of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; a step-son, Mike Rybolt of Warren, Ind.; three grandchildren; 11 step grandchildren; two step great-grand children; a sister-in-law, Louise Thomas of Trigg County; and an aunt and uncle, T. and Francis Bridges of Princeton.

ARCHIBALD GEORGE DELMARSH, JR.
SEP 1, 1910-AUG 31, 2001

GRANTS PASS, OR. -- Archibald George Delmarsh Jr., 90, of Grants Pass died Friday, Aug. 31, 2001, at his home. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Raymond Ezell officiating. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements. Delmarsh was born Sept. 1, 1910, on Cedar Island in Inlet, N.Y. He attended Exeter Academy and Dartmouth College, where he earned his Ph.D. and went on to work as an English professor. He also owned Rocky Point Resort in Inlet, N.Y.  On May 30, 1976, in Ojai, Calif., he married Tressie Faye Ezell, who survives. They moved to Grants Pass in 1982. He enjoyed playing tennis, which he played until he was 81 years old. He also enjoyed gardening, yard work and listening to opera. In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Archibald George Delmarsh III of Palm Springs, Fla., Kit Delmarsh of Isla Vista, Calif., Sunnie McInnis of Bend, Bonnie Delmarsh of Albany, N.Y., and Judy Delmarsh of Santa Barbara, Calif.; his stepchildren, Quinton Ezell of Warrenton, and Raymond and Earl Ezell, both of Grants Pass; a sister, Mary Jane Thomas of Martha's Vineyard, Mass.; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A son, Harry Delmarsh, died before him.

GLADYS GRAY TERRELL
JUL 14, 1921-AUG 14, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Services for Gladys Gray Terrell, 80, Louisville, formerly of Princeton, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug 17, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Revs. Gerald Mitchell and John Hagen officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 8 tonight. She died at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, at Georgetown Manor, Louisville, of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, she was born July 14, 1921, the daughter of the late Bentley Mason and Peachie Hendricks Gray. She was a retired floral designer and a member of the Valley Station Baptist Church, Louisville. Survivors include her husband, George E. Terrell; a daughter, Mrs. Clifford (Sharron T) McConnell, Louisville; three sons, Michael Terrell, Louisville, Stephen Terrell, Logan, Utah, Ronald Terrell, Washington; a brother, Donald Gray, Princeton; a sister, Betty Gray Lancaster, Cadiz; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Hospice 7 Palliative Care of Louisville or to the Pennyroyal Hospice.

LOUISE DAWSON THOMAS
JUN 16, 1927-AUG 8, 2001

Services for Louise Dawson Thomas, 74, Herndon, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, August 10, 2001 at Roaring Spring Christian Church with Joe Nichols officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, and at the church from 9 a.m. Friday until time for the service. She died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001, at her home following a long illness. She was born June 16, 1927, the daughter of the late Almont and Agnes Miller Dawson. She was a homemaker and a former board member of the Christian County Farm Bureau. She was a member of the Trigg County Christian Womens Fellowship, was a former 4-H Club leader and a member of Gideon's Auxiliary. She was a member and secretary of the Roaring Spring Christian Church, Trigg County. Survivors include her husband, Tinsley Thomas; two sons, Clyde T. Thomas Jr. and Donald Thomas, both of Herndon; a daughter, Deborah Thomas, Knoxville; two brothers, Almont Dawson Jr., Herndon, Charles F. Dawson, Cadiz; two sisters, Mary Agnes Gaylord, Greenville, N.C., Betsy Wall, Hopkinsville, and two grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Roaring Spring Christian Church or to Gideon's International.

JANE MOORE WILBANKS
MAR 8, 1926-AUG 6, 2001

EL DORADO SPRING, MO--.Jane Wilbanks, 75, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Monday, Aug. 6.  She is survived by one son, Joe Wilbanks-Rolla; one daughter, Susan Priegel-Auora; one brother, Beason Moore-Harrison, AR; one sister, Maxine Witty-Duncan, OK; and five grandchildren.  Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, El Dorado Springs. Interment will be in the National Cemetery in Springfield.  Daughter of Walter and Nora Moore.  Husband - Glen Wilbanks - married July 3, 1948.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Glen; brother, Farris; and one sister, Juanita.

VERNON DAVID BRIDGES
JUL 6, 1952-JUL 26, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Vernon David Bridges, 49, Gracey, died at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2001, at his home of natural causes. Services will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Irvin Darnall officiating. The body is being cremated, and remains will be buried in Lawrence Cemetery, Trigg County, at a later date. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday. A native of Trigg County, he was born July 6, 1952, the son of the late Cecil Vernon and Dorothy Nell Guier Bridges. He was a Vietnam Air Force veteran and was retired from a nuclear power plant in Colorado where he was an instructor. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the National Rifle Association and served as a voluntary police officer in Hopkinsville. He was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Trigg County. Survivors include his wife Nicki Bridges; a daughter, Andrea Bridges, Long Mont, Colo.; a brother Dennis Ray Bridges, Williamsburg; two sisters, Cecilia Underwood, West Liberty, Lee Ann Harper, Cadiz and one grandchild.

VIRGINIA CONSER WOODARD
AUG 5, 1922-JUL 19, 2001

MCMINNVILLE, OR.--A funeral for Virginia Ann Woodard of McMinnville will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Macy & Son Funeral Directors, McMinnville, with the Rev. Bernard Turner officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park, McMinnville.  Mrs. Woodard died July 19, 2001, in Portland. She was 78.  She was born Aug. 5, 1922, in Portland, the daughter of Homer and Georgia Rogers Conser. She was raised and educated in Portland.  She and Leslie "Les" Woodard were married April 25, 1943, in Portland.  She moved in 1948 to McMinnville, where she was office manager in her husband's appliance store, Les' Appliance, for many years. She also owned and operated Ginny's Hobby & Craft Store in McMinnville for many years.  She was a former member of the McMinnville Fire Auxiliary and a charter member of the Louise Chapter of Junior Matrons since 1948. She belonged to the Order of Eastern Star, Knowles Chapter 12, and served as worthy matron in 1970-71. She also was elected to the Eastern Star Grand Chapter of Oregon, serving on the finance committee in 1971-73.  She was a past president of the Elkettes, Elks Lodge 1283. She belonged to Daughters of the Nile, Nydia Temple 4, Portland, and was president of the Zenobia Social Club of Nile in 1974-75, 1977-78 and 1995-97.  Survivors include four sons, Douglas Woodard, Kenneth Woodard and Ronald Woodard, all of McMinnville, and William Woodard of Portland; two brothers, Allen Conser and Lotus Conser, both of Portland; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992.  Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children in care of Macy & Son, 135 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville, OR 97128.

RUMSEY H. "PETE" ALEXANDER
MAR 13, 1915-JUL 18, 2001

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for Rumsey H. "Pete" Alexander, 86, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. James Shuck and the Rev. Charles Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in East End Cemetery in Cadiz. Mr. Alexander died at 12:03 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2001 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville. The former owner and operator of Pete's Service Station in Cadiz, Mr. Alexander served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 798 in Cadiz. He was a member of Dyers Chapel United Methodist Church and was a 50-year member of Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121. Surviving are his wife, Virginia Dare Thomas Alexander of Cadiz; and one sister, Elizabeth H. Turner of Mobile, Ala. His parents were Raymond and Madie Rhea Noel Alexander. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2001 at the funeral home.

THOMAS GERALD TAPP
JUN 29, 1929-JUL 17, 2001

HARRIMAN, TN.--Rev. Thomas "Gerald" Tapp age72 of Harriman passed away Tuesday July 17, 2001 at home. He was the Pastor of Ozone Baptist Church. Retired planner at the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tn.. He pastored churches in Guild, Tn., Harriman, Oakdale, and Midway, Tn. and Dalton, Ga. for 41 years. Survivors: Wife Melba Jean Thomas Tapp of Harriman, Son Thomas C. Tapp of Kingston, Daughters Carol Tapp Evans of Athen, Tn., Brenda Tapp Lawrence of Harriman, Grandsons Bobby Tapp of Crossville, Tn., Aaron Tapp of Kingston, David Lawrence of Harriman, Granddaughters Heather Tapp of Kingston, Kristen Evans of Athens, Tn., Stephanie Evans of Athen, Tn., Lindsay Evans of Athens, Tn., Great Grandsons Alex Tapp of Lawrenceburg, Tn., Jason Tapp of Lawrenceburg, Tn., Great Granddaughter Kaitlyn Tapp of Crossville, Tn., Sister Lannas Larsen of Nashville, Tn.. Funeral 8:00 PM Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel in Harriman with Rev. Ellis Chasteen, Rev. Eddie Chasteen & Rev. Roy Davis officiating. Interment 10:00 AM Friday at Riggs Chapel Cemetery. The Family will receive freinds from 6 to 8 PM Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.

CHRISTIE ELAINE WILKENDORF
MAR 28, 1961-JUL 14, 2001

LAS VEGAS, NV.--Christi Elayne Wilkendorf, 40, of Las Vegas died Saturday, July 14,  2001 in a local hospital. She was born March 28, 1961, in Tucson, AZ. A resident for 22 years, she was a police officer with Metro for 16 years. She is survived by her parents, Dixie Elaine and Robert Wilkendorf of Las Vegas; four sisters, Judy Johnston of Santa Maria, Calif., Cheryl Knight of Kent, Wash., Sandi Wogman of Sundance, Wyo., and Sheryl Adams of Wylie, Texas; and her grandmother, Lura Wilkendorf of Woodland, Calif. Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2001 in Palm Chapel, Main. Burial followed in Palm Memorial Park, Northwest. The family suggests donations to the Shade Tree Shelter, P.O. Box 669, Las Vegas, NV 89125.


CARMINE JOHN DENAME
DEC 23, 1919-JUL 10, 2001

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for Carmine "John" DeName, 81, of Cadiz will be at 10 a.m. Friday July 13, 2001 at Cadiz United Methodist Church, where he was a member. The Rev. Beryl Fentress will officiate. Burial will be in East End Cemetery in Cadiz. Mr. DeName died at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2001 at his home. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the American Legion. He was a retired supervisor for the Cadiz Sewer Department, and was a member of Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121. Surviving are his son, Thomas A. DeName of Frankfort; two daughters, Vicki Godwin and Cindy Long, both of Cadiz; two brothers, Val DeName and Michael DeName, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two sisters, Lillie Cerullo of Staten Island, N.Y., and Helen Mercaldo of Brooklyn; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Thomas DeName; one daughter; two brothers; and one sister. His parents were Anthony R. and Louise LaGrego DeName. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Cadiz United Methodist Church, 214 Main St., Cadiz, KY 42211; or Pennyroyal Hospice, 1821 E. 9th St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

JACK ELDON BAKER
SEP 8, 1939-JUL 1, 2001

GILBERT, AR.--Jack Eldon Baker, 61, of Gilbert died Sunday, July 1 (2001) at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Arkansas. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3 at Gilbert Christian Church in Gilbert with Minister Lanny Younger officiating. Burial will be at Osborne Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Billy Baker, Butch Baker, Ronnie Ramsey, Dick Spriggs, Charles Freeman, Billy Ray Redus, B. J. White, Randy Howry, Bob Ratchford, Bill Magness and Danny Roth. Honorary pallbearers will be Yaucef and Jess Baker, Members of Gilbert Christian Church, Harold Bing, Ben Freuhauf, Pappy Dale Stills, Roger Spriggs, deep appreciation to Dr. Tom Langston, Dave and Margil Corneau. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 2 at Christeson Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Gilbert Christian Church, Gilbert, Ark. 72636 or to the Jack Eldon Baker Scholarship Fund, North Arkansas College Foundation, 1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, Ark. 72601. The son of Loucille Moore Baker and the late Riley Noel Baker was born on Sept. 8, 1939 in Tomahawk, Arkansas. He was a lifelong resident of Searcy County. He was a member and elder of Gilbert Christian Church. He enjoyed painting, listening to Elvis Presley music and watching westerns. He was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and enjoyed his daily walks to the post office. He was preceded in death by his father, Noel Baker Sr. and his brother, Noel Baker Junior. He is survived by his mother, Loucille Baker and his brother, Dr. Billy Bert Baker.

HELEN SHOLAR POOLE
JUN 29, 1908-JUL 1, 2001

BARSTOW, CA.--Helen L. "Granny" Poole, 93, a 43-year Barstow resident, died Sunday, July 1, 2001. Born June 29, 1908, in Kentucky, Poole was a homemaker for 70 years. She was a great cook and loved sewing and needlepoint. She was a member of the Church of Christ for many years. She was the president and member of the Barstow Women's Club. She is survived by her daughter, Lelia J. Hunter of Barstow; her son, Robert S. Poole of Yermo, and nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Mead Mortuary Chapel, 36930 Irwin Road Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Mead Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be at Mountain View Memorial Park, 37067 Irwin Road.

COLLEEN MOORE FOX
DIED JUN  6, 2001

OAK FOREST, IL.--Colleen Fox, nee Moore, beloved wife of Dwayne K. Fox; loving mother of Brian, Michael and Amy; devoted daughter of the late John and Barbara Moore; dear sister of the late Sharon Moore; fond aunt of Lisa, Felicia, Jennifer, Scott and others. Funeral Friday, June 8, 9:15 a.m. from McKenzie Funeral Home, 15618 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Forest, to St. Damian Church. Mass 10 a.m. Entombment Holy Sepulchre. Visitation Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m. 708-687-2990.

HOWARD LEE CASH
DEC 8, 1919-JUN 19, 2001

MADISONVILLE, Ky.--Howard Lee Cash, 80, of East View Drive, Madisonville, and formerly of Princeton, died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at 1:40 p.m. at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, following a short illness.  A World War II veteran, retired employee of the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad and a member of First United Methodist Church in Madisonville, he was born December 8th 1920, in Lyon County a son of the late Thomas Pinner and Willie Mae Gresham Cash. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Ross Cash. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Catherine Sholar Cash; a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Marsha Cash of Franklin; two grandchildren, Rick Cash and Michelle Satterly, both of Bowling Green; and four great-grandchildren, Kaleh and Noah Satterly and J. Thomas and Noel Cash, all of Bowling Green; a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy Jean and Shelby Pool of Princeton; two nephews, Tommy Ray Cash and Gid Pool Jr.; two nieces, Janet Cash and Brenda Calkins; and several great and great great nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 22nd, at 2:30 p.m. at Morgan's Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Bob Lowery officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton, Ky.

JESSE PRITCHARD
DEC 17, 1925-JUN 6, 2001

MAYFIELD, Ky.--Services for Jesse E. Pritchard, 75, of Mayfield will be at 2 p.m. Saturday June 9, 2001 at Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield. The Rev. Cody Pritchard will officiate. Burial will be in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, with military rites conducted. Mr. Pritchard died at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday June 6, 2001 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Pritchard was a retired employee of Cablec of Paducah and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Frieda Reed Pritchard; three sons, Dennis Pritchard of South Fulton, Tenn., Cody Pritchard of Union City, Tenn., and Tim Pritchard of Mayfield; one daughter, Marlene Crowder of Viola; one brother, George Pritchard of Mayfield; two sisters, Alene Simmons of Mayfield and Mignon Powell of Baltimore; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. His parents were James S. and Georgia Ann Hayden Pritchard. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

MARY LEE HIXON SANDERSON 
JAN 10, 1913-MAY 28, 2001

JACKSONVILLE, FL-- Mary Lee Sanderson, 87, passed away May 28, 2001. She was a native of Mayfield, KY and had resided in Jacksonville, FL since 1960. She served as a Hostess in the Ribault Room at the former Sears and Roebuck located in Downtown Jacksonville for 20 years. She is survived by her son, Bobby Lee Sanderson; 4 grandchildren; and 2 greatgrandchildren. A memorial and committal service will be held 10:30 AM, Friday June 8, 2001 in Riverside Memorial Park, with Rev. Joe Newton officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimers Association North Eastern Florida Chapter, 2123 Mango Place, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Arrangements by Town & Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd.

MARY SUMNER GOACHER 
DEC 17, 1921-MAY 16, 2001

PADUCAH, KY -- Services for Mary E. Goacher, 79, of Paducah were held at 2 p.m.Saturday, May 19, 2001 at Lindsey Funeral Home. The Rev. Topper Council officiated, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Goacher died at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at Lourdes hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by four daughters, Wanda Elrod and Letha Thompson, both of Paducah, Cathy Eisenmenger of Louisville, and Mary Aline Summers of Georgia; one brother, Paul Sumner of Mayfield; one sister, Linda Wimberly; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Lee Goacher; one son, James Goacher; two brothers; and two sisters. Her parents were Garland and Nancy Frith Sumner.


JEANATA FRANCIS BUMPUS 
AUG 29, 1926-APR 24, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Jeanata Mitchell Bumpus, 73, Cadiz, died at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Trigg County Hospital of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Irvin Darnall officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens, Hopkinsville. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon. A native of Trigg County, she was born Aug. 29, 1927, the daughter of the late Early Dewitt and Ethel Bridges Francis. She was a homemaker and a member of Rocky Ridge Baptist Church. Her husband, Cleo Bumpus, preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Michael DeLawson, Hopkinsville; a daughter, Mrs. Steven (Teresa) Illgen, Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; a brother, Lubbie Glenn Francis, Hopkinsville; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

HARRY ELDON BRUNTZEL
JUN 23, 1925-APR 16, 2001

LARNED, KS.--Harry Eldon Bruntzel, 75, died April 13 at HIS Springs Village, Colorado Springs, Colo. He was born June 23, 1925, at Rozel, the son of Harry August and Willa Jane Ricks Bruntzel. He married Wilma J. Vratil Dec. 17, 1954. She died July 10, 1999. A longtime resident of Colorado Springs, he was a retired U.S. Postal worker. Bruntzel was a life member and past commander of the Jack Kreiger Post No. 7271 Veterans of Foreign Wars of Larned, American Legion, Masonic Blue Lodge 167 of Larned, 32nd degree Mason and Shrine-Midian Temple, both of Wichita, and Camel Herder -Al Kaly Temple of Pueblo, Colo. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include one sister, Beulah Fromong. He was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Bruntzel; and one sister, Lola Bruntzel. Masonic graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Larned Cemetery with military honors. There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to Pikes Peak Hospice, in care of Beckwith Mortuary of Larned. Great Bend, Kansas
 
HERBERT AMOS P'POOL
JUL 12, 1928-APR 15, 2001

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for Herbert A. P'Pool, 72, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. The Rev. Billy Joe Nichols will officiate. Burial will be in Wall Cemetery in Wallonia.He died at 10 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2001 at his home. Mr. P'Pool was retired from ITT Grinell, Inc. and was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Boren P'Pool; two sons, Willie P'Pool and Jesse P'Pool, both of Trigg County; one daughter, Shelia P'Pool of Trigg County; one stepson, J.C. Boren of Cadiz; four stepdaughters, Kathy Boren, Bonnie Troutman, Vickie Turner, and Martha Mitchell, all of Cadiz; two brothers, Paul P'Pool of Hopkinsville and James R. P'Pool of Trigg County; one sister, Geneva Childress of Trigg County; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dora "Tennie" Hargrove P'Pool; and one brother. His parents were Amos Milton and Vassie Morris P'Pool. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211; or Pennyroyal Hospice, Inc., 1821 East 9th St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

WALLACE EARL CALHOUN
MAR 1, 1935-APR 15, 2001

SULPHUR, Ky.--Wallace Earl Calhoun, 65, of Sulphur, died Sunday, April 15, 2001 at his residence.  He was a native of Trigg County, the son of the late Fay Wallace and Pearl Cooper Calhoun, a member of the Navy, a retired employee of Ford Motor Company and a member of the Smithfield Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wife: Wanda Hughes Calhoun, Sulphur; two sons: Russell Calhoun, Houston, TX and Dwayne Calhoun, Louisville; one daughter: Cheryl Henderson, Dallas, TX; two brothers: Herbert Calhoun, Cadiz and John Calhoun, Hopkinsville and two grandchildren.            Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 18th at the Arch L. Heady Radcliffe Funeral Home, LaGrange.  Rev. Ed Life, Pastor of the Smithfield Baptist Church and Gary Hughes, Auburn Baptist Church, officiated..  Burial was in the Highland Memory Gardens, Mt. Washington.

EUGENE FRANCIS UNDERHILL
DEC 9, 1925-APR 14, 2001

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for Eugene "Sandy Top" Underhill, 75, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz. The Revs. Irvin Darnall and Brett Heuring will officiate, with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Golden Pond. He died at 9:35 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2001 at his home. He was retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority and was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his wife, Ada Lucille Hargrove Underhill; five sons, Larry Underhill, David Underhill, Teddy Underhill, Lynn Underhill and Jason Underhill, all of Cadiz; three daughters, Janice Bush and Sherry Oliver, both of Cadiz, and Carolyn Mumford of Metropolis, Ill.; a brother, Henry Underhill of Murray; two sisters, Doretta Scott and Mary Underhill, both of Dexter; 12 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Faye Underhill; and a brother. His parents were James T. and Anna Katherine Whiteman Underhill.


MORRIS DALE "M. D." BRIDGES
SEP 6, 1918-MAR 15, 2001

PADUCAH, KY -- Services for M.D. Bridges, 82, of Reidland will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2001 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. The Rev. Don Young and the Rev. Johnny Sams will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Mr. Bridges died at 6:40 a.m. Thursday, March 15, 2001 at Western Baptist Hospital. He was formerly employed by Southside Auto Parts and retired from McCaskill Auto Parts. He was a member of Bible Baptist Heartland Worship Center. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Lora Dean Cunningham Bridges; two daughters, Linda Parish of Louisville and Flora Smith of Reidland; four sons, Walter E. Bridges and Jerry D. Bridges, both of Reidland, Lanny M. Bridges of Senatobia, Miss., and Rodger A. Bridges of Kevil; two sisters, Barbara McBride of Orleans, Ind., and Frieda Sumner of Cadiz; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death one brother. His parents were Ira C. and Florence Bridges Bridges. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MARY LOUISE BRIDGES HERNDON
NOV 16, 1934-MAR 10, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Louise Bridges Herndon, 66, Cadiz, died at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2001, at Trigg County Hospital of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Revs. Don Scott and Garner Smith officiating. Burial will be in East End Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon. A native of Trigg County, she was born Nov. 16, 1934, the daughter of the late Sheffer and Myrtle Creamer Bridges. She was retired from the Elk-Brand Manufacturing Co. with 28 years service as a supervisor. She was a member of Julien Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, John H. Herndon; two sons, John W. Herndon, Cadiz, Steve Herndon, Newberry, Fla.; two daughters, Debbie Francis, Cadiz, Teresa Shelton, Crofton; two brothers, John L. Bridges, Wyandotte, Mich., Joel R. Bridges, Newberry, Fla.; two sisters, Thelma Calhoun, Cadiz, Nancy Chisenhall, Clarksville, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of Kathleen Johnson, 192 Carl Gray Road, Cadiz, Ky., 42211.

DOROTHY OBERNEYER VOWELL
NOV 29, 1923-MAR 1, 2001

Services for Dorothy Vowell, Dink Embry's Buttermilk Road, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2001 at Lamb Funeral Home, with the Rev. Todd Latham officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. She died of natural causes at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2001, at Covington's Convalescent Center. A native of Vincennes, Ind., she was born Nov. 29, 1923. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Berger Oberneyer and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and was retired from the Hopkinsville Laundry. Her husband, Arthur "Shellie" Vowell, died in January 2001. A daughter, Helen Munday Worsham, died in 1989, and a second daughter, Frances Gann, died in 1995. A stepson, Billy Vowell, died in 1998. Survivors include two stepsons, Jimmy Munday, Clarksville, Tenn., and Bobby Vowell, Evansville, Ind.; three stepdaughters, Janice K. Cook, Evansville, Laquita McCoin, Dover, Tenn., and Cheryl Lynn, Lancaster, Todd County; and 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

MARION LUCILLE LANCASTER THOMAS
DEC 19, 1918-FEB 26, 2001

MAYFIELD, KY -- Services for Marion Lancaster Thomas, 82, of Mayfield will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Byrn Funeral Home. The Rev. Mark Terhune will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery. Mrs. Thomas died at 4:35 a.m. Monday, February 26, 2001 at her home. A Kentucky Colonel, Mrs. Thomas was the former owner and operator of Marion's Cafe and retired from Irene's Dress Shop. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church. Surviving are four sons, James E. Thomas, Jackie Thomas and Johnny Thomas, all of Mayfield, and William Thomas of Manassas, Va.; three daughters, Vera Ray, Ernestine Lamm and Betty Greenfield, all of Mayfield; two brothers, Henry Lancaster of Lady Lake, Fla., and William Lancaster of Spring Hill, Fla.; four sisters, Margie Knudsen of Onalaska, Texas, Carolyn Gusack of Granbury, Texas, Dorothy Crawford and Phyllis King, both of Mayfield; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond Swane Thomas; one son; one daughter; one brother; and one sister. Her parents were Ernest and Vera McGregor Lancaster. 


THELMA WAITS GARRETT THOMAS
APR 4, 1918-FEB 8, 2001

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Thelma W. Thomas, 82, died Thursday February 8, 2001 at Summerfield Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was a native of Westport; former president of Valley Woman's Club and of South Jefferson Homemaker's Club; a former member of the site selection committees of Norton Southwest Hospital and of Jefferson Community College Southwest Campus; and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and Valley Station Baptist Church. Survivors: her husband, Edison Thomas; sons Ronald and Dwayne Garrett; a daughter, Barbara Read; brothers Norman and Shirley Waits; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday, February 12, 2001, W.G. Hardy Valley, 10907 Dixie Highway. Entombment: Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday. Memorial gifts: her church's building fund.

BRENDA LITTLEMYER COX
NOV 17, 1959-FEB 5, 2001

GRAND RIVERS, KY --Brenda Lee Cox, 41, Grand Rivers, died at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at the home of a relative in Westfield, Wis. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. James Cox officiating. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Livingston County. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday. A native of Milwaukee, Wis., she was born Nov. 17, 1959, the daughter of Joyce Poczekaj Balthazor, Adams, Wis., and the late Eugene Balthazor. She was a homemaker and a caregiver for the elderly and disabled and was a Baptist. In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Randy Cox; a son, Chance Savage, Ledbetter; two daughters, Donnell Littlemyer, Grand Rivers, Destiny Baker, Louisville; brother, Rodney Balthazor, Milwaukee; three sisters, Debbie Christensen, Milwaukee, Lisa Tatrow, Murray, Terry Corbeil, no address available and three grandchildren.


GLORIA FERN PHILLIPS SHOLAR
JUL 4, 1933-FEB 5, 2001

HOPKINSVILLE, KY -- Services for Gloria Phillips Sholar, 67, Hopkinsville, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, with the Revs. John Christian and Charles Wilcox officiating. The Rev. Dr. Rodney Travis, the Rev. Ronnie Sivells and Dr. William Rowlett will assist. Burial will be in Flat Lick Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 tonight at the First Baptist Church. Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, is in charge of arrangements. She died at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at Christian Health Center following a long illness. A native of Crittenden County, she was born July 4, 1933, the daughter of the late Samuel Boyd and Georgia King Phillips. An educator, she had served as a kindergarten teacher at First Christian Church and was also a legal secretary and taught business classes at the Christian County Vocational School. From 1953 until her retirement in Jan. 2000, she had served in numerous capacities in churches in Louisville, Clay, Harlan, Hopkinsville and Hazard. For a number of years she was a pre-school and children's ministry consultant with the Kentucky Baptist Convention. She had been a co-director of the Children's and Youth Church Camps and Retreats at Cedarmore Baptist Assembly, Frankfort, Camp Joy in Bowling Green, Oneida Baptist School, Camp-O-Cumberlands, Harlan and Jonathan Creek Baptist Assembly, Aurora. She was a member and officer of Women's Missionary organizations, had taught Sunday school and had been a church pianist and children's choir director. Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Ronald R. Sholar; three sons, the Rev. R. Rex Sholar Jr., Covington, Phillip J. Sholar, Atlanta, the Rev. Steven G. Sholar, Edmonton; a daughter, Jill Elizabeth Casada, Franklin, Tenn.; a brother, Leroy Phillips, Mannington and 11 grandchildren. Memorials may be made in the form of donations to the Kentucky Baptist Foundation for the Gloria P. Sholarship Fund, Post Office Box 436389, Louisville, Ky., 40253-6389.
 

FAYE LENA BATTOE ARMSTRONG TURLEY
FEB 15, 1910-JAN 27, 2001

PRINCETON, Ky. -- Faye Lena Armstrong Turley, 90, Princeton, died at 10:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Caldwell County Hospital following a brief illness. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Morgan's Funeral Home with the Revs. Rodney Wallace and J.R. Bruce officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 tonight. A native of Trigg County, she was born Feb. 15, 1910, the daughter of the late Trevor and Constance Sumner Battoe. She had been a sales clerk for Princeton Hosiery Mill and a housekeeper at Caldwell County Hospital. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Her first husband, John Armstrong, died in 1971. Her second husband, Fern Turley, died in 1999. Two sons, Johnny and Sam Lewis Armstrong, and a daughter, Opal Hillyard, also preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Frank Armstrong, Fayetteville, N.C., Don Armstrong, Caldwell County; a daughter, Connie Beckner, Caldwell County; a brother, Edward Battoe, San Antonio, Texas; a sister, Lucille Drennan, Caldwell County; 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

ARTHUR SHELBY VOWELL
MAR 7, 1911-JAN 23, 2001

Arthur "Shellie'' Vowell, 89, Dink Embry's Buttermilk Road, died at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2001, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2001 at Lamb Funeral Home, with the Rev. Albert Evans officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday. A native of Trigg County, he was born March 7, 1911, the son of the late Felon Noel and Beatrice Earl Watkins Vowell. He was a carpenter and was a Baptist. His first wife, Onieda Vowell, died in 1958. A son, Billy Vowell, also preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Vowell; a son, Bobby Vowell, Evansville, Ind.; three daughters, LaQuita McCoin, Dover, Tenn., Janice Cook, Evansville, Cheryl Lynn Lancaster, Todd County; a sister, Katherine Aldridge, Hopkinsville; 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

JOHNNY CALVIN MCCASLAND
JUN 12, 1925-JAN  21, 2001

ODESSA, TX. --Services for Johnny Calvin McCasland of Odessa will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Sunset Memorial Chapel. The Rev. David Ring will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Garden, under the direction of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. McCasland, 75, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001 at Medical Center Hospital. He was born June 12, 1925, at Lake Arthur to John and Mollie McCasland. Mr. McCasland married Bonnie Jean Rae on Feb. 26, 1945. They moved to Odessa in 1968 from Artesia. Mr. McCasland was a salesman in the retail sales industry. He was a member of Highland United Methodist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the VFW Post 4372. He served in the U.S. Navy submarine service in World War II. Mr. McCasland is survived by his wife of the home; a son, Johnny McCasland of Midland; a brother, Will McCasland of Eunice; a sister, Cecil Colvin of Canon City Colo.; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Edward McCasland; two brothers, Dallas McCasland and Charley McCasland; and two sisters, Vernice Emmons and Vernace Cox.

CHARLES PHIL GROSS
MAY 9, 1927-JAN 15, 2001

MURRAY, Ky. --Services for Charles Phil Gross, 73, of Sherwood, Mich., the husband of Geneva Frances Rose Gross, formerly of Murray, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2001 at Miller Funeral Home in Murray. The Rev. R.J. Burpoe and Gary Dietloff will officiate. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery.  Mr. Gross died at 4:25 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2001 at Metro Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich.  He was a native of Jonesborough, Tenn., and was retired from UPS in Michigan with 35 years of service.  In addition to his wife of 52 years, Mr. Gross is survived by three sons, Gehry C. Gross of Schoolcraft, Mich., Barry R. Gross of Battle Creek, Mich., and Darryl F. Gross of Sherwood; one brother, Wesley Gross of Nashville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


IVY ELIZABETH THOMAS ROGERS
NOV 13, 1915-JAN 4, 2001

CADIZ, Ky. -- Ivy Thomas Rogers, 85, Cadiz, died at 10:45 p.m. Thursday, January 4, 2001, at Rosewood Health Care Center, Bowling Green, of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2001 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Revs. Glenn Sowards and James Shuck officiating. Burial will be in East End Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from noon until time for the funeral. A native of Trigg County, she was born Nov. 13, 1915, the daughter of the late Eura and Pearl Lawrence Thomas. She was retired as gift shop manager at Lake Barkley State Resort Park, was a member of the Trigg County Hospital Auxiliary, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Thomas and Bridges Association. She was a member of the Dyers Chapel United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Edward Rogers; a son, the Rev. Charles T. Rogers, Bowling Green; a sister, Virginia Alexander, Cadiz; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Fund, in care of Virginia Alexander, 70 Nunn Blvd., Cadiz, Ky., 42211.

JO CASH HUGHES
DEC 19, 1910-DEC 29, 2000

MAYHEW, MS--Jo Cash Hughes, 90, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Methodist North Medical Center in Memphis. She was a native of Cadiz, Ky., and moved to Mayhew in 1919. She was price controller of Price Administration from 1941-47 in Columbus and retired from Stover Apiaries in 1972 as bookkeeper and office administrator after 40 years of service. She was a member of Mayhew Union Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Richard Hughes and Mary Ida Lancaster Hughes. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mayhew Union Church with the Rev. Cornell Daughtry officiating. Burial will be in Mayhew Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include two nephews, Col. John R. Edwards and his wife, Anna Kathryn Shands, of Memphis and F. Clyde Edwards and his wife, Virginia, of Brooksville; one great-nephew, Christopher Hughes Edwards and his wife, Katie, of Jackson; three great-nieces, Mary Virginia Volkman and her husband, Dale, of Augusta, Ga., Susan Elizabeth Eden and her husband, Mack, of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Candice Elaine Koern and her husband, Juri, of Houston, Texas. Pallbearers will be William E. Blankenship, David Cox, Joey Cox, Bill Parker, Joe Askew, George Edmonds, Richard Herring and Billy Swedenburg. Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Ogletree, Andrew Fox, Dr. Donald O’Dea, Dr. Thomas L. Shands and the Rev. Donald Mowery. Memorials may be made to Mayhew Union Church, c/o Bill Blankenship, 6790 Mayhew Road, West Point, Miss., 39773; or the Mayhew Cemetery Fund, c/o Bess Swedenburg, P.O. Box 12, Mayhew, Miss., 39753.


LUCY A. THOMAS CARDIN SMITH
JAN 3, 1911-DEC 28, 2000

KUTTAWA, Ky.--Lucy Cardin Smith, 89, of Kuttawa, died at 1 a.m. Thursday, December 28, 2000 at Hilltop Nursing Home in Kuttawa. She was a member of Suwanee Furnace Baptist Church. Surviving are two daughters, Betty Smith of Kuttawa, and Mary Oakley of Cadiz; three sisters, Lela Smith, Lillie Mae Yates and Geneva Stinnett, all of Kuttawa; two brothers, Stanley Thomas of Kuttawa and Howard Thomas of Fredonia; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John C. Cardin; her second husband, Ernest Smith; one son, John C. Cardin Jr.; one daughter, Mary Lou Cardin; one grandson; and one brother. Her parents were A.F. and Ethel Boyd Thomas. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 30, 2000 at Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Wayne Knoth officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

BETTY JO BRIDGES FOWLER
SEP 9, 1932-DEC 17, 2000

CARPENTERSVILLE, IL.--Betty Jo Fowler, 68, of Carpentersville died Sunday, December 17, 2000 at Sherman Hospital in Elgin.   She was born in Weldon, Arkansas on September 9, 1932, the daughter of Virgil Ray and Euda (nee Cannon) Bridges.   She was a resident of the Carpentersville area for 33 years and a former 25 year employee of Owens Illinois of St. Charles.   She is survived by her husband of 49 years, J.C.; four children, Dianne (Terry) Melahn of Westfork, Arkansas, Sherrie (Rick) Merchut of Carpentersville, Gregory (Allane) Fowler of Columbus, Indiana and Donna (Don) Hertel of Elgin; 12 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren; and a brother, Dean (Paula) Bridges of Michigan.   She was preceded in death by her parents; her step mother, Lucille Bridges; and a sister, Kathline Sutterfield.   Funeral services will be on Wednesday, December 20, 2000 at 1:30 PM in the Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee. Burial will be private.   Please omit flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.


GEORGE DAVIS MCCRAW
SEP 9, 1933-DEC 15, 2000

George Davis McCraw, 67, Herndon, died at 9:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 2000, at his home following a long illness. Services were at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, 2000 at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. Dr. Rodney Travis officiating. Burial was in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. A native of Christian County, he was born Sept. 9, 1933, the son of the late Shirley B. and Essie Davis McCraw. He was a farmer and real estate broker and was an Army veteran. He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Anna S. McCraw, and a daughter, Dr. Carol A. McCraw, Hopkinsville. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church.

WILLIAM HERBERT CUNNINGHAM
JAN 17, 1930-DEC 6, 2000

ARLINGTON, TN. -- William H. Cunningham, 70, of Arlington, Tennessee, retired designer for DuPont, died of heart failure Wednesday, December 6, 2000 at Methodist Healthcare-North. Services will be at noon Saturday, December 9, 2000 at Forest Hill Funeral Home East with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery East. He was a Korean War Navy veteran and a member of Macon Road Presbyterian Church. Mr. Cunningham, the husband of Shirley Cunningham, also leaves a daughter, Pam Stein of Bartlett; three sons, Bill Cunningham and Mike Cunningham, both of Arlington, and Chris Cunningham of Nashville; a sister, Patsy Woosley of Hopkinsville, Ky.; two brothers, Jimmie Cunningham and Glenn Cunningham, both of Cadiz, Ky., and five grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to Macon Road Presbyterian Church or the American Diabetes Association.

CARL WILLIAM DREWRY
DEC 24, 1915-NOV 3, 2000

CHICKASHA, OK. -- Memorial Services for Carl W. Drewry Sr., 84, of Chickasha, will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, at 2:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel, with Charles Bishop of the Maranatha Baptist Church officiating.  Carl W. Drewry Sr. was born December 24, 1915 in Maud, Oklahoma, the son of William Payton Drewry and Floy Smith Drewry. He died Friday November 3, 2000 in Chickasha.  Carl graduated from Pioneer School in 1933 and moved from Chickasha to Seminole in 1936. While in Seminole, Carl married Dovie Markwell in 1940.  He was drafted into the service at Fort Sill in 1942, serving three years in the Pacific area. Carl was discharged in 1945 in Leavenworth, Kansas. He moved to California in 1946. While in California, Carl worked for AAA Alarm Security Business, and Smart & Final Grocery's until retirement. After his first wife's death, he married Nadine Harvell in Chickasha on December 6, 1996.  Carl was a member of the Church of Christ and a lifetime member of the VFW.  Carl is preceded in death by both his parents, one brother and his first wife, Dovie Markwell Drewry.  He is survived by his wife, Nadine Drewry of the home; two sons Carl William Drewry of Cottonwood, California and Dennis Lee Drewry of Las Vegas, Nevada; five sisters Alma Thorsen and Violet Robbins both of Chickasha, Larene Chandler, Lauise Smith and Mary Smith all of Seminole, Oklahoma; three brothers Otis Drewry of Pioneer, California, Brice Drewry of Bakersfield, California; and Jay Drewry of Layfayette, Louisiana; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Chickasha Senior Nutrition Center, 203 N. 18th Street, Chickasha, Oklahoma 73018.  Services are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.

NOLAN EARL BRUNTZEL
JAN 3, 1921-OCT 25, 2000

JONESBORO, AR. -- Dr. Nolan E. "Doc" Bruntzel, 79, former Pratt resident, died Oct. 25, 2000, at his home in Jonesboro.  He was born Jan 3,  1921, at Rozel, the son of Harry A. and Willa J. Ricks Bruntzel.  He was a chiropractor for 50 years in Pratt, moving to Jonesboro in 1998.  He belonged to Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Jonesboro, the Midian Shrine at Wichita, and a 32nd Degree Mason.  He belonged to Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, and was an exalted ruler of the BPOE. all at Pratt.  He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Battle of the Bulge with the Golden Acorn 87th Infantry Division.  On Feb 6, 1974, he married Lestal Pulley Taylor at Miami, Okla. who survives.  Other survivors inlcude: two daughters, Debbie Anderson and Pamela Goad, both of Jonesboro; a brother, Harry "Pete", Colorado Springs; a sister, Beulah Fromong, Topeka; a nephew; and seven grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Emerson Memorial Chapel, Jonesboro, with Brothers Jim Tollison and Jewel McCrackin presiding.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Jonesboro.  Memorials may be sent to Pratt Regional Medical Cener, Gifts & Bequests or Foundation of PRMC, or to the Shriners Burn Center, Houston, all in care of Larrison Mortuary, Pratt.


CHARLES "RIP" SWATZELL
MAR 10, 1938-OCT 22, 2000

CADIZ, KY. -- Services for Charles ‘'Rip'' Swatzell, 62, Cadiz, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Noffsinger officiating. Burial will be in Caldwell Blue Spring Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon. He died at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at his home of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, he was born March 10, 1938, the son of the late Thomas L. Swatzell and Edith Sumner Swatzell Calhoun. He was a retired diesel mechanic for Reed's Crushed Stone Co. and was a member of the Cadiz Masonic Lodge and the Caldwell Blue Spring Baptist Church. His wife, Charlene Kelly Swatzell, died in 1999. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Roger (Diane) Taylor, Rhonda Faye Fowler, Cadiz; his stepmother, Mary Elizabeth Swatzell, Christian County and four grandchildren.

HOWARD LACY MANNERS
SEP 1, 1945-OCT 21, 2000

CADIZ, KY. -- Howard Manners, 55, Cadiz, died at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at his home of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank Kirby officiating. Burial will be in Daniel Stewart Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon. A native of Clarksville, Tenn., he was born Sept. 1, 1945, the son of Mae Aldridge Ladd, Trigg County, and the late M.L. Manners. He was a carpenter and a Navy veteran. He was a member of the Rocky Ridge Baptist Church. In addition to his mother, survivors include his stepfather Mark Ladd, Trigg County, and a sister, Mary Russell Lancaster, California.

STONNIE PARKER
MAY 30, 1921-OCT 15, 2000

CADIZ, KY. -- Services for Stonnie Parker, 79, Cadiz, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Revs. Ronnie Sivells and Bob Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Trigg Memory Acres. Visitation will begin at 5 this afternoon at Goodwin Funeral Home. He died of natural causes at 4:24 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Greenview Hospital, Bowling Green. A native of Trigg County, he was born May 30, 1921. He was the son of the late Green and Eula Gray Parker and was a farmer and a retired captain with the Kentucky State Penitentiary. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a charter member of East Cadiz Baptist Church. A daughter, Tonie Rena Parker, died in infancy in 1962, and a son, Stonnie Ray Parker, died in 1973. Survivors include his wife, Marie Summer Parker; a daughter, Mrs. Chris (Teresa) Burt, Bowling Green; a sister, Eliza Hall, Caldwell County; and two grandchildren.

JAMES THOMAS BRIDGES
SEP 3, 1929-JUL 19, 2000

HENDERSON, KY -- James T. Bridges, 69, died Wednesday, July 19, 2000, at Methodist Hospital of congestive heart failure. He was a farmer and an Army veteran. Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Emily; a son, Steve of Henderson; four sisters, Marie Royster, Mary Cheaney and Carol Qualls, all of Henderson, and Dorothy Powell of Corydon; four brothers, Earl Jr., William "Bill" and Ralph, all of Henderson, and Jerry of Vienna, Va.; three grandchildren, Cory, Emma and Abigail Bridges; and nieces and nephews. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2000 at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home, with burial in Fairmont Cemetery, with military rites. Memorial contributions may be made to Henderson County Diabetes Coalition or St. Anthony's Hospice.

JAMES MORGAN COLEMAN

MAY 13, 1929-JUL 6, 2000

MURRAY, KY -- Services for James M. Coleman, 71, of Murray will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Blalock-Coleman Funeral Home. The Rev. Sammie Cunningham, the Rev. R.J. Burpoe and John Dale will officiate. Burial will be in Murray City Cemetery.  Mr. Coleman died at 2:10 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2000 at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. The co-founder and former owner of Blalock-Coleman Funeral Home, Mr. Coleman was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Murray Lodge 105 F.&A.M. and the American Legion. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Surviving are his wife, Betty Drinkard Coleman; one daughter, Kathryn "Kathy" J. Coleman of Murray; one sister, Frances C. Roberts of Murray; one brother, Charles A. Coleman of Murray; two grandchildren, Kimberly Davis and Robert "Rob" Coleman, both of Murray; one great-grandchild; one niece; and two nephews. His parents were Forrest Coleman and Elaine Cunningham Coleman.

WILLIAM ALLEN CANTRELL
NOV 6, 1920-MAY 24, 2000

HOUSTON, TX--William Allen Cantrell, M. D., a distinguished Houston Psychiatrist, died on Wednesday, May 24, 2000. Dr. Cantrell was truly a member of the "greatest generation". He was born in Everton, Arkansas on November 6, 1920 to Emory and Vida Cantrell. Dr. Cantrell endured the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression there and graduated from Dalhart High School at the age of 15. He earned a B.S. degree in Chemistry from McMurray College in 1940, and his M.D. was earned at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1943. Following his internship at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Corona, California, he served his country in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant, JG in the Pacific theater during World War II aboard the hospital ship U.S.S. Tryon. On discharge, Dr. Cantrell entered his residency in Psychiatry under his mentor, Titus Harris, M.D., in Galveston. He was certified by the American Board of Psychiatry in 1951. In 1945, he married Joyce Hobbs of Rocky, Oklahoma, which began a beloved relationship of fifty-five years. Dr. Cantrell began private practice of Psychiatry in Houston in 1951. In 1963, he entered the Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and became a full Professor. At the time of his death he was Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. Dr. Cantrell won the "Best Teacher Award" numerous times and was inducted into the Baylor outstanding teacher Hall of Fame. He leaves a legacy of quality care of mental illness. His understanding of human values and motivations was phenomenal, and he loved teaching these to those who trained under his supervision. In 1990, Dr. Cantrell was honored by Baylor College of Medicine on his retirement. He was an active leader in many professional organizations, some of which include being a Fifty-Year Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and President of the Texas District Branch from 1958-59. Dr. Cantrell was one of the founders of the Houston Psychiatric Society and served as President in 1956. He was also one of the founders of the Titus Harris Society and served as President in 1969. Dr. Cantrell served as Chief of Psychiatry Service for The Methodist Hospital from 1966-73. He was member of the Medical Advisory Committee for the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation from 1965-73 and served as Chairman from 1965-69 and 1972-73; served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Mental Health from 1965-72; member of the Texas Medical Association and the American College of Psychiatrists. He served as Vice President of the Texas Neuropsychiatric Association from 1958-59, Vice President of the Central Neuropsychiatric from 1974-75, and President from 1976-77, and President of the Texas Psychiatric Society from 1980-81. Dr. Cantrell was a Life Member of the Harris County Medical Association. One of Dr. Cantrell's greatest pleasures was music, and he earned most of his expenses in college and medical school playing for and fronting dance bands. In later life, he played in the hobby band, "...And All That Jazz", which performed for charitable organizations in Houston. Dr. Cantrell is survived by his devoted family which includes his wife, Joyce; daughter, Mary Cantrell Mayer; son, William Robert Cantrell; grandchildren, Molly Anne Mayer and Dustin Roe Mayer; brother, Earl Jennings Cantrell and wife of Austin, Texas; sister, Mary Kathleen Teel and husband of Tulia, Texas; and sister, Elizabeth Ann Flamm and husband of Austin, Texas. Friends are invited to visitation with the family from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 28, 2000 at The Settegast-Kopf Co. Funeral Directors, 3320 Kirby Drive. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, May 29, 2000 in the Chapel of The Settegast-Kopf Co. Funeral Directors with The Rev. Frank Rodriquez of Christ Church Cathedral officiating and assisted by The Rev. Canon John A Logan, Jr. Private interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made in Dr. Cantrell's honor may be made to the charity of your choice.

DORIS THOMAS SKINNER
JAN 31, 1931-MAY 18, 2000

CADIZ, KY -- Funeral services for Doris Thomas Skinner, 69, of Cadiz, were conducted on May 20, 2000 at Goodwin Funeral Home.  The Revs. Wayne Garvey and Charles Rogers officiated at the services.  Burial followed in the Lawrence Cemetery in Trigg County.  Mrs. Skinner died on May 18, 2000 at Trigg County Hospital of a long illness. Mrs. Skinner was born on January 31, 1931 in Trigg County.  She was the daughter of the late Eura Wesley and Lucy Pearl Lawrence Thomas.  Mrs. Skinner was a member of the Cadiz United Methodist Church where she was a former secretary of Sunday school and former Sunday school teacher.  She was retired in December 1989 after serving as Deputy Clerk in the Trigg County Circuit Clerks Office and 16 years as Deputy in Trigg County Clerk’s office.  She was member of the James Thomas Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of the Thomas-Bridges Association where she served on the board of directors and she was a Kentucky Colonel.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother in infancy.  Survivors include her husband of 52 years, W. C. Skinner of Cadiz; three sons, Steve and Cindy Skinner of Frankfort, Bobby C. Skinner of Todd County and Randy and Marisa Skinner of Kuttawa; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Ivy) Rogers of Cadiz and Mrs. Rumsey H. (Virginia) Alexander of Cadiz.  Serving as pallbearers were Kyle Skinner, Matthew Skinner, Scott Skinner, Jeremy Orem, Jimmy McAtee, Tom Rogers and Roger Skinner.  Honorary pallbearers were Ann Hughes, Mary Cossey, Christine Adams, Frieda McAtee, Ola Mae Crider and Mary Mize Cayce.  Music was provided by Mae Perdue, organist and Shea Harper, vocalist.

EURA "MUTT" SANDERS
MAR 23, 1920-MAY 16, 2000

CADIZ, KY--Funeral services for Eura "Mutt" Sanders, 80, of Cadiz, were conducted on May 18, 2000 at Goodwin Funeral Home.  The Revs Billy Joe Nichols and Ivan Judd officiated the services.  Burial followed at the Wall Cemetery in Wallonia.  Mr. Sanders died on May 16, 2000 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. after a short illness.  Mr. Sanders was born on March 23, 1920 in Trigg County.  He was the son of the late Clarence Murl and Annie Ruth Morris Sanders.  Mr. Sanders was a veteran of the army during World War II, a member of the Wallonia Christian Church where he served as a deacon, elder and chairman of the board with 45 years of perfect church attendance.  He was a retired rural letter carrier from Cobb and Cadiz Post Offices after 32  1/2 years of service and a local farmer.  He was also a 50 year member of Mark Tyler Mason Lodge No. 319 and a lifetime member of the Rizah Temple and a member of the N.A.R.F.E.  He was also a veteran of the US Army 491st armored field artillery serving in the European Theater Operations, Battle of the Bulge.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Robbie Larkins; one brother, Murl Sanders Jr.; and a brother-in-law, Pete Goodwin.  Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Elaine Baker Sanders of Wallonia; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Jack and Jackie Sanders of Cadiz; a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Danny Bozarth of Cadiz; a brother and sister-in-law, Carroll and Rebecca Sanders of Trigg County; one sister, Edna Goodwin of Princeton; a sister-in-law, Marcella Sanders of Cadiz; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Serving as pallbearers were Bruce Sanders, Janice Boyd, Eddie Larkins, Vicki Karrigan, Randy Baker and Tommy Carr.  Honorary pallbearers were the members of the N.A.R.F.E. and his nieces and nephews.  Music was provided by Ronnie, Bobby and Sherrie Goodwin, vocalists and Mae Perdue, organist.  Memorial contributions can be made to Wallonia Christian Church, 3911 Hopkinsville Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.


DORIS YOUNG THOMAS
DEC 5, 1923-MAY 12, 2000

PRINCETON, KY-- Services for D.Y. Thomas, 76, of Princeton will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Morgan's Funeral Home. Burial will be in Eddy Creek Church Cemetery in Caldwell County.Mr. Thomas died at 4:30 a.m. Friday, May 12, 2000 at his home. He was a retired farmer and a member of Eddy Creek Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Sis Hawkins Thomas; one son, George Thomas of Caldwell County; one daughter, Yvonne Robertson of Crestwood; his stepmother, Dollie Thomas of Trigg County; three brothers, Clifton Thomas, Bobby Thomas and Ross Thomas, all of Trigg County; six sisters, Jane Priester of Princeton, Josephine Williamson, Betty Ricks, Deloris Burnam, Bessie Nell and Brenda Underwood, all of Trigg County; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. His parents were C.D. "Eli" and Naomi Young Thomas. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. today.

SUDIE RICKS THOMAS
FEB 12, 1917-MAY 11, 2000

CADIZ, KY -- Services for Sudie L. Thomas, 83, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 14, 2000 at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. Irvin Darnall will officiate. Burial will be in East End Cemetery in Cadiz.  Mrs. Thomas died at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2000 at her home. She was a member of Akron Baptist Temple. Surviving are her husband, Herschel Thomas; three sisters, Mable Burns and Mary Louis Kem, both of Princeton, and Eula Carr of Trigg County. She was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. Her parents were John and Florence Hinson Ricks.


WILLIAM HENRY BERGMAN

OCT 7, 1927-APR 10, 2000

PRYOR, OK-- Funeral services for William Henry Bergman, 72 of Pryor will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the First Baptist Church in Pryor. Dr. Wendell Lang will officiate and burial will follow in the Bryan Chapel Cemetery in Boatman. Services are under the direction of Key Funeral Home of Pryor Bergman was born on Oct. 7, 1927 east of Pryor in the Welch Community, to Charles Jackson and Melverda (Selleck) Bergman. He died on April 10, 2000 in Tulsa. He grew up and attended school in the Welch Community, and also in Salina. He then entered the Merchant Marines in the mid 1940's. Bergman then returned to Pryor and attended Pryor High School graduating in 1947. He married Betty J. Bradford on Oct. 5, 1951 in the home of the Rev. Howard Gage. He was employed by Packard Brothers Motors in Pryor and also the Carbide Plant. He then began working for the Pure Milk Producers Association in Tulsa as a transportation manager for many years. In 1965 they moved to Pryor where they bought a ranch they ran until 1996 when they moved to Pryor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pryor. He was a 32 degree Mason in the Pryor Masonic Lodge # 100 and the Akdar Shrine of Tulsa. He was also a member of the Mayes County Cattleman's Association.  Survivors include his wife Betty of the home; son from a former marriage, Michael Bergman of Texas; sons Stanley Marcus and Susan Bergman of Broken Arrow, and Kent Alan and Penny Bergman of Pryor; daughter Lisa Anne and Jerry Dennis of Pryor; six grandchildren; sisters Mary Burnett of Pryor and Charlene and Joe Arric of Pryor; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by sisters Norma McNair and Martha Sue (Mickey) Copeland; brother Norman Bergman and his parents. Friends are contributing to the First Baptist Church Building Fun in Bergman's Memory.

CLAYDUS D. LENEAVE
JUL 7, 1910-MAR 22, 2000

PADUCAH, KY-- Claydus D. Leneave, 89, of Paducah died at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2000 at Western Baptist Hospital. Mr. Leneave was retired from the Leneave and Son Service Station after 46 years of service. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 127 and a charter member and past president of Kiwanis Club of South Paducah. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Paducah, where he served as a deacon. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a Duke of Paducah. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Bridges Leneave; a son, Don Leneave of Paducah; two stepdaughters, Judy Moorefield Burhans of Durham, N.C., and Helen Moorefield Houston of Union City, Tenn.; a brother, Clarence Leneave of Chattanooga, Tenn.; five grandchildren;four step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cleotis Leneave; a daughter, Sue Leneave Resch; three sisters; and five brothers. His parents were Tolomon and Ambie Jane Cunningham Leneave. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Milner and Orr funeral home of Paducah. The Revs. Kevin McCallon and Bob Kersey will officiate, with burial in Maplelawn Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. Friday, where Masonic rites will be conducted at 7. Expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Baptist Church, 2890 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001.


ELISE JESTER MEADOWS
NOV 15, 1908-JAN 27, 2000

SAN ANGELO, TX -- Elise Jester Meadows, a kind and gracious lady, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000. She was born the first of three daughters to Charles Lee and Arabella Jester in Corsicana on Nov. 15, 1908. She graduated from Corsicana High School, attended Ward Belmont College in Tennessee, Sweetbriar College in Virginia and graduated with a major in English from the University of Texas at Austin. While at the university she was selected a Bluebonnet Belle and was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. On Oct. 30, 1935, she and Claude William Meadows Jr. were married. They then made their home in San Angelo. Elise was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and served as an elder and a longtime Sunday school teacher. Her civic activities included volunteer service with the Angelo Community Hospital Auxiliary and service on the boards of directors of the Concho Valley Girl Scouts, the Handicapped Children's Center, Planned Parenthood and Fairmount Cemetery. She was a member of the Twentieth Century Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude; her parents; and her two sisters, Sarah Jester Rust and and Arabella Jester Miner. She is survived by her three children and their families, Lisa Meadows DiLeo of San Angelo, her children, Elise Judd of Dallas, the Rev. David Judd and wife, Carol Ann, and their daughter, Abbey Elizabeth, of Winter Park, Fla., and Claude Judd and his wife, Amy, and their daughter, Sarah Leigh, of Lewisville; Susan Meadows Pfluger and her husband, Robert, of San Angelo and her children, Claire Cowden of Lubbock and James Cowden of Austin; and son, Claude W. Meadows III of Marbridge Ranch, Manchaca. Elise was a loving and thoughtful friend and a gracious hostess. She enjoyed traveling and partaking of all things beautiful, music, drama, art and nature. Her chief delight was her involvement with people, all of whom she considered friends. Her family wishes to thank the staff of Meadow Creek Nursing Center for their care of Elise in her final months. They also express their appreciation for the years of assistance and friendship of Annie Bell Cook, Arlevia Palmer and M.T. Barnes. The family requests that those who wish to remember Elise with a memorial, send a gift to a favorite charity. A memorial service for Elise will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2002 at the First Presbyterian Church officiated by the Rev. Tracey Davenport. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.

LULA THOMAS LADD
MAY 17, 1910-JAN 23, 2000

HOPKINSVILLE, KY--Funeral services for Lula Thomas Ladd, 89, were conducted on Jan. 25, 2000 at Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.  The Rev. Mike Britton officiated the servces.  Burial followed in the Green Hill Memorial Gardens.  Mrs. Ladd died on Jan. 23, 2000 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.  Mrs. Ladd was born on May 17, 1910 in Trigg County.  She was the daughter of the late B. Ira and Lula Vinson Thomas.  Mrs. Ladd was a former teacher, having started teaching in a one-room school.  She later worked as a teacher's aide at Holiday Park Elementary School.  She was a foster grandparent at Outwood Hospital and was a homemaker.  She was a member of the Second Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marion B. Ladd in 1973; and a son, Marion I. Ladd.  Survivors include a brother, Clyde S. "Sonny" Thomas of Gracey; a sister, Inez Haydon of Cerulean; two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

MARY ELIZABETH BAKER HARGROVE MORRIS
OCT 15, 1920-JAN 21, 2000

WALLONIA, KY--Funeral services for Elizabeth Hargrove Morris, 79, of Wallonia were conducted on Jan. 23, 2000 at the Wallonia Baptist Church.  Goodwin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  The Revs. Norman Ellis, Don Mock and Frank Kirby officiated the services.  Burial followed in the Wall Cemetery in Wallonia.  Mrs. Morris died on Jan. 21, 2000 at Shady Lawn Nursing Center of natural causes.  Mrs. Morris was born on Oct. 15, 1920, in Trigg County.  She was the daughter of the late Blake and Lenora Ingram Baker. Mrs. Morris was the former owner and operator of Hargrove Cafe in Wallonia and a homemaker.  She was a member of the Wallonia Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Hershel Hargrove, Dec. 25, 1964; and three brothers, William Edward Baker, Thomas Newton "Cute" Baker and Homer Dabney Baker.  Survivors include her husband, William "Billy" Morris of Cadiz; seven daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Lacy Bush, of Wallonia; Brenda and Richard Bush of Wallonia, Joyce and Bill Schweitzer of Grapevine, Texas, Wanda and Gary Thomas of Cadiz, Zonda and Jim Gregory of Lock Haven, Penn., Vicky and Benji Glunt of Paducah, and April and Daniel Washer of Cadiz; a sister, Luna Mae Sanders of Dawson Springs; 15 grandchildren, Dianne McNIchols, Hershel Bush, Denise Bland, Michael Bush, Tina Birdsong, Tonya Allen, Mareth Schewitzer, Ken Thomas, Brian Thomas, Amanda Beth McCormick, Sara Starling, Joshua Glunt, Paige Glunt, HIlary Washer and Donovan Washer; and 11 great-gandchildren.  Serving as pallbearers were Hershel Bush, Ken Thomas, Michael Bush, Brian Thomas, Joshua Glunt, and Donovan Washer.  Music was provided by Bonnie Boyd, pianist, the Wallonia Baptist Church Choir, and Shelia Lancaster, vocalist.

ORA MAE CALHOUN THOMAS
MAY 21, 1914-JAN 16, 2000

OZARK, AL--Funeral services for Ora Mae Calhoun, 85, of Ozark, Ala., formerly of Trigg County, were conducted on Jan. 22, 2000 at Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home in Hopkinsville.  The Rev Bob Lawrence officiated the services.  Burial was held at the Riverside Cemetery in Hopkinsville.  Mrs. Calhoun died on Jan. 16, 2000 at the Ozark Nursing Facility.  Mrs. Calhoun was born on May 21, 1914 in Trigg County.  She was the daughter of the late Tandy Clay and Mamie Frances Williams Calhoun.  Mrs. Calhoun was a retired nurse at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.  In additoin to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Edward Thomas in 1980; and one son, Robert Clay Thomas in 1994.  Survivors include two sons, Gerald Thomas of Hopkinsville and Billy Thomas of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; four daughters, Betty Young of Hopkinsville, Diane Marsh of Ozark, Ala., Sue Edwards of Ocala, Fla., and Glenda Pierce of Louisville; one brother, Robert Lane Calhoun of Cadiz; one sister, Georgie Rose, of Cadiz; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  Expressoins of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Second Baptist Church Senior Sunday School Class in Hopkinsville.


HOLLIS JOHN SLOAN

OCT 9, 1923-JAN 2, 2000

MATHERVILLE, IL--Memorial services for Hollis J. Sloan, Matherville, Illinois will be 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Family Funeral Services, Viola. Family burial will be 1 p.m. Monday in Farlow Grove Cemetery. Visitation is 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mr. Sloan died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, at Lynncrest Manor, Aledo. He was employed as an auto body repair specialist at Henderson Ford Sales, Aledo. He retired in 1985. He was born Oct. 9, 1923, in Blandsville, MO. He married Betty Arkle in 1946. She died in 1987. He served on a freighter with the Coast Guard in the Philippines 1943-46. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Association. Survivors include a daughter, Cathie Pitman, Aledo; a son, Wayne, Bisbee, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and brothers, William, Robert and Jack, all of Matherville.

 
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