2002 Obituaries (January-June) PDF Print E-mail
 
STANLEY THOMAS
JUN 2, 1923-JUN 24, 2002

KUTTAWA, Ky.--Stanley Thomas, 79, of Kuttawa died at 7 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2002 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. Mr. Thomas was a retired chemical operator at Elf Atochem in Calvert City. He was a member and deacon of Lakeland Baptist Temple in Calvert City, and was an Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Leona Guess Thomas; one son, Calvin Thomas of Kuttawa; two daughters, Martha Yates of Kuttawa and Sara Bouland of Calvert City; one brother, Howard Thomas of Fredonia; three sisters, Lela Smith, Lillie Yates and Geneva Stinnett, all of Kuttawa; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. His parents were Ferd Thomas and Ethel Boyd Thomas. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at Lakeland Baptist Temple in Calvert City. The Rev. John Terry will officiate. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery in Lyon County. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville. Visitation at the church will be Wednesday from noon until the funeral hour.

FRED KEITH REEVES
OCT 26, 1940-JUN 17, 2002

TRONA, CA- Longtime Trona resident Fred Keith Reeves died Monday, June 17 at his home in Trona. He was 61. Visitation will be held from 5 pm to 8 pm on Thursday at Holland & Lyons in Trona. Funeral services will be held at 9 am on Friday, June 21, at Church of Christ in Ridgecrest. Fred Smith will officiate. Interment will be at Searles Valley Cemetery in Trona. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in his name to the Trona Senior Citizens or the Trona Historical Society. Mr. Reeves was born Oct. 26, 1940 in Tomahawk, Ark. and had been a resident of Trona since 1941. He retired in 1991 from employment as a transportation specialist with Trona Railway Company. His family says this about him: "Fred passed away after an illness with cancer. He lived a happy and productive life in Trona as a railway superintendent and after retirement became president of Searles Valley Cemetery in Trona. "He enjoyed sports, camping, traveling and fishing. He was an active member of the Church of Christ. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and grandfather." Mr. Reeves is survived by his wife Carol L. Reeves of Trona, daughter and son-in-law Kelly and Randy Ray of Ridgecrest; daughter Terry Pounds of Ridgecrest; daughter and son-in-law Mona and Darris Castleberry of Inyokern; grandchildren Crystal Pounds, Charlotte Pounds, Brooks Talley, Terrel Castleberry and Carrena Castleberry; mother Mary Reeves of Trona; sister Charlotte Biggs of Bremerton, Wash. sister Mary (Janie) McCord of Ridgecrest; brother Mike Reeves of Ridgecrest; brothers Rodger Reeves and Terry Reeves both of Las Vegas, Nev., and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Leon Reeves, sons Ricky Stockdale and Brian Reeves and sister Linda Carr. Holland & Lyons Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

WILLIAM DAVID WALLACE
JUL 27, 1941-JUN 7, 2002

HOPKINSVILLE, KY - W. David Wallace, 60, Singletree Drive, died of natural causes at 8:30 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2002, at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2002 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home, with Walter Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Gray Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. A native of Hopkinsville, he was born July 27, 1941. He was the son of the late David G. and Thelma Ruth Dixon Wallace. He was employed with Phelps Dodge Magnet Wire Co. and was a veteran of the Marines. He is a member of Southside Church of Christ. His wife, Joyce Wallace, died in 1997. Survivors include a son, James Ezell, Hopkinsville; two daughters, Melissa Snyder, Hopkinsville, and Carolyn Ezell Fuller, Evansville, Ind.; two sisters, Shirley Wallace Scott, Hill City, Kan., and Sheila Radford, Hopkinsville; and 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

VIOLET DREWRY ROBBINS
FEB 10, 1920-MAY 23, 2002

SEMINOLE, OK.--Funeral services for Violet D. Robbins are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Harvey Road Baptist Church. Rev. Ron Sheppard is set to officiate. Burial is to follow at Little Cemetery under the direction of Gaskill-Owens Funeral Home. The body was in state at Swearingen Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. It will also be in state from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday. Robbins died Thursday, May 23, 2002 in Chickasha at the age of 82. She was born Feb. 10, 1920 in Seminole to William P. and Mary Floy (Smyth) Drewry. She retired from Western Electric. Floy married Raymond Robbins on March 5, 1939 in Seminole. She was a member of Harvey Road Baptist Church. She attended the Seminole Senior Citizen Heritage House for 20 years. She lived most of her life in Seminole. Robbins is survived by two daughters, Barbara Pennybaker of Norman and Joan Bagby of Kansas City, Mo.; two sons, Raymond Robbins Jr. of Seminole and Gary Robbins of Chickasha; three brothers, Otis Drewry of Pioneer, Calif., Jay Drewry of Lafayette, Calif., and Brice Drewry of Bakersfield, Calif.; four sisters, Alma Thorsen of Chickasha, Mary Smith of Sallisaw, and Lorene Chandler and Louise Smith, both of Seminole; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brothers, Carl and Hoot Drewry. Pallbearers are Daniel Pennybaker, Jerry Pennybaker, Robert Pennybaker, Justin Robbins, Rocky Robbins, and Craig Robbins. Honorary pallbearers are Sean Brackett, George Holman, and Alex Miller. The family has requested memorials be sent to the Heritage House at 210 West College in Seminole.

NANCY LOUISE FINLEY TAYLOR
SEP 6, 1959-MAY 21, 2002

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for Nancy Louise Finley Taylor, 42, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Thursday May 23, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Heath and the Rev. David Ray Futrell will officiate. Burial will be in Bristo Lancaster Cemetery in Trigg County. Mrs. Taylor died at 3:35 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz. She was employed at Elk Brand Manufacturing Co. and was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, William Kidell Taylor; her mother, Pauline Cunningham Finley of Cadiz; and one sister, Wilma Minnick of Columbia City, Ind. She was preceded in death by her father, Marcus Lee Finley. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

JOHN WORTH (J.W.) FUTRELL
JAN 26, 1922-MAY 13, 2002

CADIZ, Ky. -- Services for J.W. Futrell, 80, Cadiz, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2002, at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Irvin Darnall officiating. Burial will be in the family cemetery on the Futrell farm in Trigg County. Visitation will be 4 until 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. He died at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2002, at Pinecrest Manor, Hopkinsville, of natural causes. A native of Trigg county, he was born Jan. 26, 1922, the son of the late Joe J. and Lucille Vinson Futrell. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Tom Futrell and Henry Scott Futrell. Survivors include a sister, Jane Futrell Wright, Hopkinsville; a nephew, Joe F. and Cathy Wright of Louisville; a great nephew, Sam Wright; and a great niece, Laura Wright. Serving as pallbearers were John R. Vinson III, billy ray Futrell, Mark Humphries, Brock Sargeant, Amos Ladd and Jimmy McAtee.

DENZIL THOMAS BRIDGES
AUG 9, 1932-MAY 11, 2002

CADIZ, Ky. -- Denzil Thomas Bridges, 69, Cadiz, died at 7:10 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Revs. Bill Clark Thomas and Paul Cannon officiating. Burial will be in Starkie Thomas Cemetery, Trigg County. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday. A native of Trigg County, he was born Aug. 9, 1932, the son of the late Jesse Arvil and Nellie Virgie Thomas Bridges. He was a retired Civil Service employee, was owner of Hilltop Kash Market and was a Navy veteran who served in the Korean War. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and was a former president of the Thomas-Bridges Association. He was an organizer and member of the East Golden Pond Volunteer Fire Department and was a founder and member of the Wild Haired Hilltoppers. He was a member of Wallonia Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruth McCormick Bridges; a son, Scott Thomas Bridges, Trigg County; a brother, Stanley Bridges, Trigg County and two sisters, Margaret Curtis, Caldwell County, and Elizabeth Julee, Portland, Ore.

PHILLIP RAY INGRAM
DEC 4, 1945-MAY 11, 2002

CADIZ, Ky. -- Phillip Ray Ingram, 56, Cadiz, died at 2 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesdaym May 14, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Rose officiating. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon. Burial will be in Wall Cemetery, Trigg County. A native of Trigg County, he was born Dec. 4, 1945, the son of Tishie Shelton Ingram, Cadiz, and the late Robert Young Ingram. He was retired as a machinist at Johnson Controls Inc. with 31 years of service and was also a farmer. He was a member of the Ponderosa Baptist Church. In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Franna Finley Ingram; four sons, Jeff, Robert H. "Bud" Brent and Adam Ingram, all of Cadiz, and six grandchildren.

BILLY DALE OUTLAND
JUL 18, 1937-MAY 6, 2002

MURRAY, Ky.--Billy Dale Outland, 64, of Murray died at 3:14 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2002 at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Mr. Outland was a former teacher and principal in the Calloway County School System, Murray School System and Dawson Springs Independent School System. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Westside Baptist Church in Murray. Surviving are his wife, Ruth Ann Hyde Outland; two daughters, Francie Ray and Sherida Ann Gentry, both of Murray; two grandchildren, "Chip" Ray Jr. and Clint Outland Gentry, both of Murray; and one uncle. His parents were Milton C. Outland and Estell Vinson Outland. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2002 at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. The Rev. Glynn Orr will officiate. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

GENEVA RUTH THOMAS LAWSON
JAN 10, 1936-APR 21, 2002

CADIZ, KY. -- Funeral services for Geneva Ruth Thomas Lawson, 66, of Elizabethtown, Ky. were conducted on April 25, 2002, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Dr. Michael Williams officiated the services. Burial followed in the Antioch Cemetery in Liberty, Ky. Mrs. Lawson died on April 21, 2002, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Mrs. Lawson was a native of Moreland, Ky., and the daughter of the late John Allison and Grace Bell Hammonds Thomas. Mrs. Lawson was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Assembly of God Church. She was the co-owner of Bill’s Auto Store and Gambles Store, both formerly in Elizabethtown. She also served as a former secretary and county board member of the Cardinal Homemakers and she was a past member of the Junior Woman’s Club. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Lawson; two brothers, Allison “Billy” Thomas and Maurice C. Thomas; and a sister, Faye Witt Wright. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Grace and Paul H. Beach of Elizabethtown; a daughter, Linda Lawson of Elizabethtown; a son, Thomas Lawson of Washington, D. C., currently stationed in Egypt; a brother, Charles Thomas of Louisville; a sister, Catherine Green of Bowling Green, Fla.; a granddaughter, Kyndra Lawson of Elizabethtown; three grandsons, Christian Thomas Lawson, Sean Quinn Lawson and Tristan Alexander Lawson, all of Washington, D. C.; two step granddaughters, Nicole Beach Smiley and Jennifer Beach Gamble, both of Rockchester, Ind.; and two step great-granddaughters, Cody Gamble and Ashley Gamble, both of Rockchester, Ind.

LOUIS HALL PEER
APR 22, 1921-APR 16, 2002

Van Buren, AR. -- Dr. Louis H. Peer was born April 22, 1921, in Van Buren and died in Van Buren on Tuesday, April 16, 2002. Dr. Louis H. Peer graduated from Van Buren High School in 1940 and attended Fort Smith Junior College. During World War II, he served with the Army Engineers in the European Theater of Operations. Upon returning home, he married Jean Gray of Fort Smith and attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn., graduating in 1949. He returned to the hometown and in 1950 opened his optometry practice retiring in 1980. He served his community in may ways and roles: president of the Business and Professional Association, charter member and president of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Van Buren Planning Commission, chairman of the Van Buren Park Commission, president of the Van Buren Rotary Club, member of the Van Buren School Board, member of the governing board of Crawford County Memorial Hospital, chairman of the Historic District Commission, charter board member of the King Opera House Players, board member of the Crawford County Art Association, a leader in local Boy Scout troops and vice chairman of Butterfield Trail District of the Boy Scouts of American, a member of the Van Buren Vision 2010 Committee and chairman of the Van Buren Urban Renewal Commission. Dr. Peer was a member of the Heritage United Methodist Church of Van Buren, where he served on many local and district committees and taught Sunday school for 30 years. As chairman of the Urban Renew Commission, he led the restoration and redevelopment of Van Buren’s Main Street, securing its designation as a National Historic District in 1976. In the role, he was instrumental in the city’s acquisition and restoration of the Frisco Depot and the King Opera House and to the development of the Mike Meyers Riverfront Park. In recognition of his civic efforts, Dr. Peer received numerous awards and recognition; Van Buren Rotary Club Man of the Year 1965, Van Buren Chamber of Commerce Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year 1994, award for dedicated service toward the preservation of Black Heritage 1978, recipient of the Gideon’s Dignitary Bible in 1975, Life Member of the Arkansas Optometric Association in 1980, the Arkansas Community Development Program Award of Exceptional Accomplishment in 198, the AARP Dr. Louis H. Peer Volunteer Award (an annual award named in his honor) in 1989, the Dr. Louis H. Peer Heritage Award (an annual award named in his honor) in 2001, Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, the Van Buren High School Hall of Honor in 2002. Dr. Peer is survived by his wife, Jean; three sons, Steven of Van Buren, Charles of Siloam Springs and Glenn of Moore, Okla.; and four grandchildren, Kathy Peer Ashlock of Fayetteville, Debbie Peer of Fayetteville, Aaron Peer of Van Buren and Jordan Peer of Siloam Springs. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Heritage United Methodist Church with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren. Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage United Methodist Church, 1604 Pointer Trail, Van Buren, AR 72956.

CLYDE REED HITE
FEB 17, 1921-APR 15, 2002

CADIZ, Ky. -- Services for Clyde Reed Hite, 81, Cadiz, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Apr 18, 2002 at King's Funeral Home, with the Rev. Nick Sandefur officiating. Burial will be in Robertson Cemetery, Trigg County. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon. He died at 6:22 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2002, at his home of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, he was born Feb. 17, 1921, the son of the late Henry Laster and Katie Mitchell Hite. He was a farmer and owner of Clyde Hite's Lubricants and Fasteners in Cadiz. He was a member and deacon emeritus of Edgewood Baptist Church in Hopkinsville. Survivors include his wife, Ola Timmons Hite; three sons, Michael T. White, Hopkinsville, Mitch and Terry Hite, both of Trigg County; three daughters, Brenda Hite Lile, Hopkinsville, Jean Hite Henault, Trigg County, Lezlie Hite Butts, Durham, N.C.; a brother, Robert Whitson Hite, Lexington; a sister, Katherine Hite Leneave, Kuttawa, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 1821 E. Ninth St., Hopkinsville, Ky., 42240, or to the Trigg County Humane Society, Post Office Box 507, Cadiz, Ky., 42211.

DOROTHY SHOLAR CASH
OCT 27, 1927-APR 12, 2002

PRINCETON, Ky.--Services for Dorothy Catherine Cash, 74, of Madisonville, formerly of Princeton, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at Morgan's Funeral Home here. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton. Mrs. Cash died at 7 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2002 at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Madisonville. Surviving are her son, Keith Cash of Franklin; two brothers, Thomas Sholar and Robert Sholar, both of Princeton; two sisters, Elizabeth Hamby of Hopkinsville and Margaret Isemans of Sumter, S.C.; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Cash was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Lee Cash. Her parents were Ira Thomas Sholar and Laura Weller Sholar. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Mahr Cancer Center, 900 Hospital Drive, Madisonville, KY 42431.

HOWARD BLANE FORD
JUN 7, 1919-MAR 13, 2002

CADIZ, Ky. -- Howard Blane Ford, 82, Cadiz, died at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Trigg County Hospital of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Cannon officiating. Burial will be in East End Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home. A native of Trigg County, he was born June 7, 1919, the son of the late William Albert and Annie Emmaline Bridges Ford. He was a former co-owner of Ford Trucking and Logging, was a member and past master of Linton Masonic Lodge No. 783, had served eight years as a magistrate of the Trigg Fiscal Court and was a member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Canton Baptist Church. His wife, Maxine Williams Ford, died in 1989. A son, Tony Brent Ford, also preceded him in death. Survivors include a son, Jerry Ford, Cadiz; four daughters, Mrs. Leon (Carolyn) Bland, Mrs. Carl (Brenda) Ledford, Mrs. Monty (Robin) Stagner, all of Cadiz, Mrs. Donnie (Gail) Powell, Christian County; two sisters, Marie Calhoun, Grand Rivers, Mrs. Burwick (Merle) Downs, Cadiz; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Canton Baptist Church building fund, 423 Boyds Landing Road, Cadiz, Ky., 42211, or to the Trigg County Senior Citizens Center, P.O. Box 99, Cadiz, Ky.

SARAH LOUISE CHOATE HINSON
SEP 19, 1921-MAR 7, 2002

Graveside services for Sara Louise Choate Hinson, 80, Fairview Drive, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2002 at East End Cemetery, Cadiz. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. She died at 3:42 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2002, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, she was born Sept. 19, 1921, the daughter of the late George Byron and Dellie Mae Cunningham Choate. She was a homemaker and was a Baptist. Her husband, Robert L. Hinson, preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Bobby Hinson, Hopkinsville, Darrell Taylor, address not available; two daughters, Donna Kay Hinson, Hopkinsville, Ann Watkins, Pembroke; two sisters, Lucy Mitcheson, Hammond, Ind., Bonnie Graham Griffey, Hopkinsville; seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren, four step grandchildren and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

ALBERT CLAUDE "BUSTER" BRIDGES, JR.
JAN 27, 1935-MAR 4, 2002

FRANKLIN, KY. — Albert Bridges, 67, of Franklin died March 4, 2002, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green, Ky. The Eddyville, Ky. native was a Kentucky State Trooper, an Army veteran with the 101st Airborne Division and a member of American Legion Post 62 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5706. He was a son of the late Claude Bridges and Etheleen Bridges. Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2002 at Crafton Funeral Home. The body was cremated. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the charity of choice. Survivors include his wife, Patsy Brothers Bridges; three daughters, Susan Church of Frankfort, Diane Novak of Houston and Jamie Bridges of Franklin; a stepdaughter, Sherry Law of Franklin; a stepson, Bud Vance of Franklin; four grandchildren; and a stepgrandson.

HAROLD "BLACKIE" MARTIN
DEC 3, 1915-FEB 24, 2002

CINCINNATI, OH -- Harold I. "Blackie" Martin, loving husband for 63 years of Helen M. Martin (nee Ammon).  Dear Father of Patricia (Henry) Loechel, Barbara Beuke, Harold I. (Arlene) Martin, Jr., Helen Mary (Hrold) Fry, Dr. Jacquelyn (Stanley) Quay and Kathryn (James) Davis.  Also survived by 16 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Mr. Martin was a resident of Withamsville and died February 24, 2002 at the age of 86.  Funeral Services at St. Thomas More Church, 800 Ohio Pike, Withamsville, Thursday, February 28 at 10:30 A. M. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  In  lieu of flowers, meorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, 2200 Victory Pkwy., Suite 510, Cincinnati, OH 45206 or to Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242.


NELLIE PEAL TERRELL
APR 26,1923-FEB 17, 2002

CADIZ, Ky.--Myrtle Peal Terrell, 78, of Cadiz died at 8:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002 at Trigg County Hospital. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. Mrs. Terrell is survived by two daughters, Wanda Freels and Glenda Walker, both of Cadiz; three sons, Charles Terrell and Doris Terrell, both of Cadiz, and Larry Terrell of Madisonville; two sisters, Gracie Baker and Naomi Guess, both of Cadiz; one brother, Loyd Peal of Big Rock, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Joe Terrell, and one grandchild. Her parents were Leonard and Mellie Peal. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb 19, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. The Revs. Richard Sexton, Gerald Mitchell and John Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

WILLIAM HOWELL THOMAS
MAR 13, 1915-FEB 7, 2002

CADIZ, Ky. -- Services for William Howell Thomas, 86, Cadiz, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Cannon officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence Cemetery, Trigg County. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. He died at 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Trigg Manor, Cadiz. A native of Trigg County, he was born March 13, 1915. He was the son of the late William Robert and Emma Rogers Thomas and was a health care provider and a member of Canton Baptist Church. Survivors include two brothers, John Robert Thomas, Columbus, Ohio, and Cecil Wayne Thomas, Chattanooga, Tenn.

EDNA JEWELL THOMAS DUKE
MAR 11, 1929-FEB 6, 2002

MURRAY, Ky.--Services for Edna Duke, 72, of Murray will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 9, 2002 at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. The Rev. David Brasher will officiate. Burial will be in Murray Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Duke died at 10:01 a.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2002 at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. She was a native of Calloway County and a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Wilford Duke; one daughter, Glenda Joy Duke of Murray; two sons, Tommy Duke and Robert Duke, both of Murray; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Duke was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers. Her parents were Peyton Thomas and Nora Maude Sholar Thomas. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today.

BILLY MORGAN STALLONS
JUL 12, 1932-JAN 30, 2002

CADIZ, Ky.--Services for Billy Morgan Stallons, 69, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m., February 1, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. Roy Marquess Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in East End Cemetery. Mr. Stallons died at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at his home. A self-employed brick mason, Mr. Stallons was a lifetime member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion. He was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Betty Light Stallons; one daughter, Billie Ann Baker of Cadiz; one stepson, Marty Litchfield of Rockville, Md.; one stepdaughter, Tammy Najjar of Riverside, Calif.; two grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Stallons; and one sister. His parents were Henry Ellis and Jettie Adams Stallons. Friends may call at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Pennyroyal Hospice, 1821 E. 9th St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

GENEVA LEFFELL REDD EICHELBERGER
JUL 16, 1928-JAN 27, 2002

CADIZ, Ky.--Graveside services for Geneva "Jan" Redd Eichelberger, 73, of Danville, Calif., formerly of Cadiz, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 31, 2002 at East End Cemetery in Cadiz. The Rev. Steven Spitzer will officiate. Mrs. Eichelberger died at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, January 27, 2002 at San Ramon Regional Hospital in San Ramon, Calif. She was an animal rights advocate and of the Baptist faith. Surviving are her husband, J.G. "Ike" Eichelberger; her sister, Frances Curd of Owensboro; several nieces and nephews including Bernard Redd of Brentwood, Tenn., Billy Redd of Hopkinsville, and Freda McAtee and Jewell Miller, both of Cadiz. She was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters. Her parents were Walker and Etna Thomas Redd. There will be no visitation. Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz is in charge of arrangements.

JOHN B. MILAUSKAS
MAY 18, 1931-JAN 25, 2002

PEMBROKE, Ky. -- John B. Milauskas, 70, Pembroke, died unexpectedly of natural causes this morning, Jan. 25, 2002, at his home. A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Gerald Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery, Pembroke. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Lamb Funeral Home, with a rosary at 5 p.m. A native of Wilks Barre, Penn., he was born May 18, 1931. He was the son of the late John and Anna Dukinas Milauskas and was employed as a maintenance worker at Morningside Assisted Living. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Lancaster Milauskas; a son, Anthony Milauskas, Hopkinsville; two daughters, Mrs. Fred (Debbie) Garnett, Christian County, and Mrs. Chuck (Cissy) King, Hopkinsville; a brother, Francis Milauskas, Stroudsburg, Penn.; a sister, Betty Milauskas, Forty-Fort, Penn.; and six grandchildren. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the building fund of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.


MATTIE EARL SUMNER DAVIS
JUL 20, 1906-JAN 13, 2002

CADIZ, Ky. -- Mattie Sumner Davis, 95, Cadiz, died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at Shady Lawn Nursing Center of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 15, 2002 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. O.D. Boyd officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Cemetery, Trigg County. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon. A native of Trigg County, she was born July 20, 1906, the daughter of the late Calvin and Nora Thomas Sumner. She was a homemaker and a member of Boyds Hill Baptist Church. Her first husband, Jett Ezell, died in 1932. Her second husband, Wade Davis, died in 1969. Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Herndon, Trigg County; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

ROBERT L. WILKINS, SR.
FEB 2, 1927-JAN 10, 2002

Louisville, KY -- Robert L. Wilkins Sr., 74, died Thursday, January 10, 2002, at Baptist Hospital East. He was a retired truck manager for Bob Hook Cheverolet and was a member of Middletown United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his aunt and uncle, Lula and Chester Borders, who raised him from infancy. Survivors: his wife, Norma Wilkins (Gray); son, Robert L. Wilkins Jr. and his wife, Cindy; daughter, Deborah Wilkins Mester and her husband, Mike; a brother, William Wilkins; and three grandchildren, Aaron Mester, Hudson Wilkins and Hayley Wilkins. Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2002, at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. Burial: Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2002, at Highlands Funeral Home, and Saturday 10 a.m. until funeral time.

ODEAN JACKSON
MAY 9, 1927-JAN 4, 2002

MAYFIELD, KY --Services for Odean Jackson, 74, of Mayfield will be at 2 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2002 at Byrn Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Allred officiating. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery.  Mr. Jackson died at 1:10 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2002 at Jackson Purchase Medical Center.  A veteran of the Army, he was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. He retired from West Kentucky Rural Telephone.  Surviving are his wife, Joyce Jackson; two daughters, Vicky Hoover of Bardwell and Nancy Becker of Mayfield; two brothers, Lewis Jackson of Mayfield and Elmo Jackson of Virginia; two sisters, Almeada Ray of Michigan and Glenda Towery of Missouri; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one stepgreat-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. His parents were Cletus Hunter and Eunice Jackson.

 
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