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ROBERT HUNT HARGROVE
MARCH 18, 1926-JUNE 30, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Robert Hunt Hargrove, 78, Cadiz, died at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at Jennie Stuart medical Center following a long illness. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 2, 2004 at King's Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Mock officiating. Burial will be in Wall Cemetery in Trigg County. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home. A native of Mayfield, he was born March 18, 1926, the son of the late John Henry and Dora Ellen Battoe Hargrove. He had managed a hog farm and was a World War II Army veteran who served with the 83rd Battalion Thunderbolt Division. He was a Baptist. A son, Joseph Hargrove, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Connie M. Hargrove; three sons, John Paul Hargrove, Cerulean, Ricky and Tony Hargrove, Louisville and a granddaughter. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3703 Taylorsville Road, Suite 102, Louisville, Ky., 40220-1330.

ARRICE TAYLOR
MAR 30, 1937-JUN 29, 2004

HOPKINSVILLE, KY -- Sudden death came to a well-known pastor and singer, Bro. Arrice Taylor, 67, of Hopkinsville, formerly of Trigg County, from injuries sustained in an accidental fall. Bro. Arrice was widely known for his musical talents, singing with the Jubilee Quartet from their beginning in March 1962, with the original group consisting of Bro. Arrice, Johnnie Taylor, Gerald Dan Turner, and Grace Thomas, with Betty Killebrew as pianist, and most recently with the LandMark Quartet, with Jerry and Dianne Ford, Bro. Arrice, and Cloyd Krieg, with Clay King as pianist. Bro. Arrice has been MC on a Sunday morning program, Jubilee Quartet Time, on WHOP in Hopkinsville, for the past 31 years. Bro. Arrice served as pastor at Chapel Hill Baptist Church in Princeton, Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Dawson Springs, Cedar Bluff Baptist Church in Princeton, Cerulean Baptist Church in Trigg County, Canton Baptist Church in Trigg County, and for the past 16 years he served at the Pugh Flat Baptist Church in Trigg County. He was also former president of the Carpenters Local in Hopkinsville. Bro. Arrice was married to the former Johnnie Thomas Taylor, also a Trigg County native, for 48 years. Bro. Arrice died on Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at 2:57 p.m., at Jennie Stuart Medical Center. Bro. Arrice was born on March 30, 1937, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late William Hayden and Ressie Pauline Noel Taylor. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, July 2, 2004, at 10 a.m., at Second Baptist Church in Hopkinsville. Goodwin Funeral Home was in charge of all the arrangements. Revs. William Gray, John Christian, and Gordan Holland officiated at the services. Burial followed in Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Christian County. Survivors include his wife; two daughters and son-in-law, Melanie and Tommy McCaleb of Columbia, TN, and Beth Lancaster of Hopkinsville; four grandchildren, Josh McCaleb, Paige McCaleb, Matthew Lancaster, and Mallory Lancaster; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Doris and Donna Taylor of Momence, IL, Dale and Beverly Taylor of Hopkinsville, KY, and Elizabeth “Betsy” Taylor of Cadiz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wallace Wade Taylor. Serving as pallbearers were Gayle Troutman, Gerald Turner, Gaylon Noffsinger, Gordan Holland, Sonny Thompson, and Pat Dillingham. Honorary pallbearers were Ronald Stairs, Frank Gibbs, James Clark, Ronald Keller, Malcolm Sons, Elliot Mitchell, Calvert Wallace, Jerry Ford, Bill White, Jim Matheny, Kendall Clark, Beverly Nolen, Moody Hancock, J.C. Monroe, Ken Rutherford, Paul Hester, Cloyd Krieg, Garner Boren, Derek Noffsinger, Jim Love, and Bill Francis. Selections of Jubilee Quartet music and a LandMark Quartet selection featuring Bro. Arrice was played at the funeral service. A large choir comprised of Bro. Arrice’s fellow-singers and musical friends sang some of his favorite old-time hymns. Clay King, Shelia Lancaster, and Tim Johnson provided the instrumental music for the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons, P.O. Box 65, Cadiz, KY 42211, or Pugh Flat Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211.

PAUL E. SUMNER
APR 15, 1947-JUN 28, 2004

MAYFIELD, KY -- Paul E. Sumner, 57, of Mayfield died at 6:15 a.m. Monday, June 28, 2004 at his home. Sumner, a U.S. Marines veteran of the Vietnam War, was chief engineer at West Kentucky Navigation. Surviving are his wife, Mary E. Sumner; two stepsons, Brad Goad of Mayfield and Brian Goad of Jeffersonville, Ind.; one stepdaughter, Barbara Goad of Mayfield; one sister, Linda Wimberley of Texas; one stepgrandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Sumner was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. His parents were Garland Sumner and Nancy Fritih Sumner. There will be no service. Collier Funeral Home in Benton is in charge of arrangements.

NELLA HARRELL WADLINGTON
APR 5, 1910-JUN 20, 2004

HOPKINSVILLE, KY --Services for Nella Harrell Wadlington, 94, of Hopkinsville were  conducted Tuesday, June 22, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz, Kentucky with Dr. Rodney Travis officiating. Burial was in Jones Cemetery in Trigg County. Mrs. Wadlington died at 2:36 p.m. Sunday, June 20, 2004 at Covington Convalescent Center. A native of Trigg County, she was a retired school teacher, having taught at West Side School for several years. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are one brother, William Harrell of Decatur, Ga.; two nieces; and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace C. Wadlington; a daughter, Janice Cook; and her parents, Fred T. and Cynthia Harrell. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1400 S. Main St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.


IMOGENE MEACHAM BATTOE
MAY 19, 1923-JUN 10, 2004

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Imogene Meacham "Jean" Battoe, 81, Louisville, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Norton Suburban Hospital, Louisville, of natural causes. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Highlands Funeral Home, Taylorsville Road, Louisville. Visitation will be from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church, Hopkinsville. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville. A native of Christian County, she was born May 19, 1923, the daughter of the late Seth and Sadie Meacham. She was a bookkeeper and during World War II worked for Union Carbide. She retired following 30 years serving in administrative positions at the J.B. Speed Art Museum. In retirement, she volunteered for the Internal Revenue Service, doing tax returns for senior citizens and was employed by A.R.M. Financial Services. She was a member of the Eastern Star for more than 60 years and was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church. Her husband, Bob B. Battoe, died in 2001. Survivors include two sons, Robert E. Battoe, Prospect, Darryl S. Battoe, Harrodsburg, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Eastern Star Home, 923 Eastern Star Court., Louisville, Ky., 40204.

DAN ROSS WAGGONER
JUL 20, 1925-JUN 3, 2004

COMANCHE, TX--Services for Dan Ross Waggoner, 78, of Comanche, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at Comanche First Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche under the direction of Hall & Sons Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Hall & Sons Funeral Home. Mr. Waggoner died Thursday, June 3, 2004, in a Brownwood care center. He was born July 20, 1925, in Fort Worth to the late H.E. and Maude B. Jones Waggoner. He married Ruth Adele Moore on June 14, 1947. He was preceded in death by one sister, Elaine Monroe and two brothers, Huel Waggoner and Reginald Waggoner. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Ruth Adele Moore Waggoner; one daughter, Beth Dixon of Carrollton; one son, David Waggoner and his wife Phyllis, of Raleigh, N.C.; one brother, Weldon Waggoner and his wife, Adelle, of Comanche; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


HETTIE MAUDE SANDERS SPURLOCK
DEC 12, 1925-MAY 29, 2004

PRINCETON, KY -- Hettie Maude Sanders Spurlock, 78, of Princeton, died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at 8:30 a.m. at Princeton Health Care Manor. A member of Wallonia Christian Church and housekeeper at Princeton Health Care Manor in Princeton for 14 years, she was born Dec. 1, 1925, in Trigg County, a daughter of the late Marshall and Sarah P’Pool Sanders. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Spurlock; a son, Terry Wayne Spurlock; three brothers, Thomas Rudolph Sanders, Louis Sanders and Clarence Sanders; and three sisters; and three sisters, Willie Robertson, Emma Jean Delawson and Martha Frances Kennedy. Survivors include three grandchildren, Greg Spurlock of Eddyville, Jaime Oliver and Shane Spurlock, both of Lamasco; two great-grandchildren, Clayton Oliver and Sarah Spurlock; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 31, at 2 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. The Rev. Richard Bates and the Rev. Billy Joe Nichols officiated the service. Burial followed in Wall Cemetery in Wallonia. Pallbearers were Steve Skinner, Stacey Woods, Paul Maxey, Marshall Maxey, Vincent Maxey and Wayne Joiner.

LOUIS JESSE DOUTHITT
MAY 11, 1921-MAY 29, 2004

MURRAY, KY -- Services for Louis Douthitt, 83, of Murray will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2004 at Churchill-Imes Family Funeral Home. John Dale and Will McSweeney will officiate, with burial in Wingo Cemetery. Mr. Douthitt died May 29, 2004 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a 1948 graduate of Western Kentucky University. He was a retired agent for National Life and Accident Insurance Co. in Paducah and a member of Glendale Road Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Reba Martin Douthitt; two sons, David M. Douthitt of Paducah and Stephen M. Douthitt of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; a daughter, Margaret Gilbert of Cuba; a brother, John G. Douthitt of Clarksville, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one brother. His parents were Noah and Ruth Cameron Douthitt.

GENEVA CALHOUN HOPSON
JUN 15, 1925-MAY 18, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Services for Geneva "Nemie" Hopson, 78, of Cadiz will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. Lester Watson will officiate and burial will be in Cerulean Cemetery. Mrs. Hopson died at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz. A homemaker, Mrs. Hopson was a member of East Cadiz Baptist Church and Ophelia Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are her son, LeRoy Hopson of Toccoa, Ga.; her daughter, Wanda Toms of Hopkinsville; three sisters, Sylvia Copps of Tempe, Ariz., Hattie Hammertree of Cadiz and Rachel Humphries of Hopkinsville; one brother, Lacy Calhoun of Sherman, Texas; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth B. Hopson; two sisters; four brothers; and one grandchild. Her parents were Jim B. Calhoun and Ruth Alida Cunningham Calhoun Ellis. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to East Cadiz Baptist Church, 407 Third St., Cadiz KY 42211.


JAMES RONALD SUTTON
SEP 2, 1951-MAY 17, 2004

MARION, KY--Services for Jimmy Sutton, 52, of Marion will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 2004 at Gilbert Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Winders officiating. Burial will be in Rosebud Cemetery.  Mr. Sutton died at 1 a.m. Monday, May 17, 2004 at his home.  Surviving are two sons, Christopher Sutton of Madisonville and Jamie Sutton of Marion; one daughter, Julie Sutton of Marion; four brothers, Robert Sutton of Eddyville, Henry Sutton of Florida, Shirley Sutton of Cadiz and Ricky Sutton of Marion; five sisters, Betty Walker of Sturgis, Helen Thomas of Cadiz, Melinda Robertson of Marion, Mary Council of Draffenville and Deloris Lamb of Providence; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe and Mable Lucille Sutton, and one sister.


BILLIE KENNEDY SIGLER
MAY 17, 1929-MAY 13, 2004

PRINCETON, KY -- Services for Billie Kennedy Sigler, 74, Louisville, formerly of Caldwell County, died at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2004, at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville, following a brief illness. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 16, 2004 at Morgan's Funeral Home with the Rev. Richie McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Creek Church Cemetery. A native of Caldwell County, she was born May 17, 1929, the daughter of the late Virgil and Robby Kennedy Francis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sugar Creek Baptist Church. Her husband, Arthur Glendal Sigler, died in 1981. A son, David Sigler, also preceded her in death. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Freddie (Kay) Coleman, Princeton, Mrs. Jerry (Susan) Dobson, Louisville, Mrs. Donnie (Kathy) McCraw, Trigg County; a sister, Jeri Parson, Chandler, Ariz., 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

RUSSELL EUGENE KASTING
AUG 24, 1937-MAY 12, 2004

MARINE, IL-- Russell Eugene Kasting Sr., age 66, of Marine, Illinois, born August 24, 1937 in Granite City, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at his home. Mr. Kasting attended school and spent most of his life in Granite City, Illinois. However, he has held residence in Marine, Illinois since 1992. Mr. Kasting was a truck driver for Stahly Cartage Company, in Wood River, Illinois for many years. For the past seven years, he has enjoyed working for the Highland Wal-Mart as an assembler. Mr. Kasting was preceded in death by his parents, Edward L. and Dorothy, nee Echrich, Kasting; and nine brothers and sisters. Surviving are his wife, Carolyn, nee Gordon, Kasting of Marine, Illinois; two sons, Russell E. (Jamie) Kasting of Marine, Illinois, and Glenn A. Kasting of Carlinville, Illinois; a daughter, Karen E. (Debra) Bailey of St. Louis, Missouri; a sister, Audrey West of Staunton, Illinois; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 305 S. Illinois Street, Belleville, Illinois 62220. Visitation: 4:00 - 8:00 PM, Friday, May 14, 2004 at Laughlin Funeral Home.  Funeral Service: 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 15, 2004 at Laughlin Funeral Home Chapel.


DORIS ANDERSON BRIDGES
FEB 2, 1933-MAY 12, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Services for Doris Anderson Bridges, 71, Cadiz, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Revs. Norman Cotton and Terry Allen Jones officiating. Burial will be in East End Cemetery. She died at 2:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Trigg County Hospital of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, she was born Feb. 2, 1933, the daughter of the late Raymond and Vera P'Pool Anderson. She was employed by Pennyrile Allied Community Services and was a member of the Wallonia Baptist Church. Her husband, Chester Keidell Bridges, preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons, Chester Bridges, Winchester, Tenn., Tim Bridges, Gracey, Ky., Mike Bridges, Cadiz, Ky; a daughter, Jeannie Bryant, Clarksville, Tenn.; a sister, Dorothy Cook, Cadiz; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Post Office Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., 42211.

ROBBIE BRIDGES CUNNINGHAM
SEP 29, 1904-MAY 4, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Robbie Bridges Cunningham, 99, Cadiz, died at 2:45 on May 4, 2004, at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Irvin Darnall officiating. Burial will be in Allen Cemetery in Trigg County. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2004. A native of Trigg County, she was born Sept. 29, 1904, the daughter of the late Drew Manley and Lena Guier Bridges. She was a homemaker and a member of the Thomas and Bridges Association. She was a charter member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church. Her husband, G. Clyde Cunningham, died in 1973. A son, Albert Dale Cunningham, was killed in World War II, and she was thought to be the last Gold Star Mother in Trigg County. Survivors include two sons, Hershell Cunningham, Cadiz, Alfred "Pee Wee" Cunningham, Hopkinsville; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Dollie) Rawlins, Madisonville, Mrs. Charles (Martha) Quarles, Hopkinsville, Mrs. Paul (Mava) Brown, Cadiz; a brother, Clifton Earl Bridges, Cadiz, 11 grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, seven stepgreat-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and four stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

SARAH ALLEN LANTRIP
JUN 27, 1916-MAY 3, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Services for Sarah Guier Lantrip, 87, Hopkinsville, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Revs. Shoney Oliver and Wayne Glass officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Cemetery in Trigg County. She died at 8:23 p.m. Monday, May 3, 2004, at Covington's Convalescent Center, Hopkinsville, of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, she was born June 27, 1916, the daughter of the late James O. and Pearl Bridges Allen. She was a homemaker and was a Baptist. Her husband, Woodrow B. Guier, died in 1969. Two sons, James Dorris and Jessie Morris Guier, also preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Donald Guier, Hopkinsville; a daughter, Mrs. Gary (Linda) Stallons, Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister, Ruby Jewell Miller, Paducah, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

MARY BARNES THOMAS
JUN 9, 1918-APR 25, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Funeral services for Mary Barnes Thomas, 85, of Cadiz, were conducted on Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at 2 p.m., at Goodwin Funeral Home. Rev. Arrice Taylor officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Peyton Thomas Cemetery, in Trigg County. Mrs. Thomas died on Sunday, April 25, 2004, at 11:10 a.m., at Shady Lawn Nursing Center, in Trigg County, of natural causes. Mrs. Thomas was born on June 9, 1918, in Trigg County. She was the daughter of the late Jessie Lee and Manzie Hargrove Barnes. Mrs. Thomas was a homemaker, and a member of Donaldson Creek Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Thomas, on September 19, 1990; two sisters, Floy Mae Barnes, and Dorothy Noel; and three brothers, Henry Barnes, Homer Barnes, and Plomer "Muck" Barnes. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Harold Calhoun, of Cadiz; two sons-and daughter-in-law, James Wilford and Connie Thomas, and Larry Thomas, both of Cadiz; seven grandchildren, Jimmy Thomas, Quinn Cravens, Missy Taylor, Russell Calhoun, Jason Thomas, Casey Thomas, and Stephanie Higgins. Eight great-grandchildren, Eddie Saupie, Justin Cook, Elizabeth Saupie, Heather Taylor, Kierslan Thomas, James Matt Thomas, Dillan Stewart, and Autumn Stewart. Music was provided by Clay King, Pianist and Vocalist, and Rev. Arrice Taylor, Vocalist. Serving as pallbearers were Danny Barnes, Plomer Barnes, Russ Calhoun, Casey Thomas, Jason Thomas, and Jimmy Thomas.

JOHN JEFFERSON THOMAS
SEP 13, 1929-APR 20, 2004

EWAN, NJ--John Jefferson Thomas of Ewan, NJ died on April 20, 2004. He was  former Volunteer Fireman and Deputy Mayor of Harrison Twp.  Born in Gloucester City, NJ, John Served in the United States Air Force. He worked for the Philadelphia Navy Yard. In the 1980’s.  He started the Thomas Greenhouses of Ewan.  John was a life member of the Ewan Fire Company and was an avid hunter and fisherman. John is survived by his beloved wife, Joan ( Nee Lucas), loving nephew of Herbert Trott of MD, Louise Thomas of OK and Evelyn McGonagle of Nevada. Relatives and friends are invite to the Graveside Services on Friday, April 23, 2004 at 2 PM in Woodbury Memorial Park West Deptford,  Arrangements are by McGuinness Funeral Home.  Donations may be made to the Ewan Fire Company,  Main St. Ewan, NJ 08025, or Harmony Fire Company, Main St., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062


BOYCE B. WILLIAMS
MAR 15, 1916-APR 16, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Funeral services for Boyce B. Williams, 88, of Cadiz, were conducted on Sunday, April 18, 2004, at 2 p.m., at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. David Futrell officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Rogers Cemetery, in Cerulean, Ky. Mr. Williams died on Friday, April 16, 2004, at 2:08 a.m., at Trigg County Hospital, of natural causes. Mr. Williams was born on March 15, 1916, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late George Raymond and Ida Hargrove Williams. Mr. Williams was a farmer; a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in WWII; and was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Wayne "Tommy" Williams; two sisters, Eveleen Lewis and Elizabeth Rimes; two brothers, Raymond Howard Williams, and Sanford Williams; and one half-brother, William Louis Williams. Survivors include his wife, Mary Imogene Stewart Williams, of Cadiz; five sons, Otha Williams, of St. Cloud, Fla., Lindle Williams and Richard Williams, both of Cadiz, Jessie Williams and Robert Williams, both of Pembroke; two daughters and sons-in-law, Emma and Lloyd Wyatt, and Mary and William Spann, all of Cadiz; 11 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. Music was provided by Regina Sutton, Pianist and Vocalist. Serving as Pallbearers were Rick Guess, Jr., Darrell Hammond, William Spann, Frankie Williams, Danny Wyatt, Lloyd Wyatt, Jr., and Tommy Wyatt.

KENNETH JEFFERSON FOWLER
JAN 18, 1923-APR 9, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Kenneth J. Fowler, 81, Cadiz, died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, April 9, 2004, at the home of a daughter of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Cannon officiating. Burial will be in Jones Cemetery, Cadiz. Visitation will be from 4 until 8:30 Monday at the funeral home. A native of Cadiz, he was born Jan. 18, 1923, the son of the late Joseph Blackford and Alice Thomas Fowler. He was a retired machinist and attended Canton Baptist church. His wife, Nancy Jane Fowler, died in 1997. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Ray (Edith) Duncanson, Hopkinsville, Linda Fowler, Sacramento, Calif. Mrs. Paul (Robin) Gibson, Grayslake, Ill; a brother, Joseph Blackford Fowler, Panama City, Fla.; three sisters, Jean Allen and Barbara Sholar, both of Hopkinsville, Martha Nell Wade, Gracey, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N. West Ninth Ave., Miami, Fla., 33136. brothers. His parents were Joseph Blackford Fowler Sr. and Alice Fowler.

MYRA JEANETTE HICKMAN BARNETTE
OCT 31, 1938-APR 6, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Myra Jeanette Hickman Barnette, 65, Amelia, Ohio, formerly of Trigg County, died at 4 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at Mercy Saint Theresa Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, of natural causes. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2004 at St. John's Anglican Catholic Church, Dayton, Ky., with the Rev. William Neuroth officiating. Visitation there will be from 11 a.m. until time for the service. Dobbling Funeral Home, Bellevue, Ky., is in charge of arrangements there. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 9, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home, Cadiz, with the Rev. Paul Cannon officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens, Hopkinsville. Visitation will be Friday from noon until time for the service at Goodwin. A native of Albany, she was born Oct. 31, 1938, the daughter of the late Marvin Hickman and Eunice Thomas. She was a retired educator and had taught at Christian County High School. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and St. John's Anglican Catholic Church, Dayton. Her stepfather, Boyd Thomas, preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband, Dr. William Barnette; three sons, Ken Wright, press foreman at the Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville, and a resident of Trigg County; Jim Wright, Antioch, Tenn., Jeff Wright, Pegram, Tenn.; a daughter, Mrs. Randy (Virginia) Coffey, Gaithersburg, Md., a sister, Judy Braboy, Cadiz, 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Post Office Box 2680 N. Canton, Ohio, 44720 or Vitas Hospice, 11500 Northlake Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45249.

RUTH BAKER MARQUESS
JAN 17, 1911-APR 1, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Ruth Baker Marquess, 93, South McPherson Avenue, Hopkinsville, died at 4 a.m. on April 1, 2004, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Revs. Roy Marquess Jr. and Don Moore officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Trigg County. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A native of Trigg County, she was born Jan. 17, 1911, the daughter of the late Thomas and Malinda Elizabeth "Bett" Guier Baker. She was a homemaker and a member of the South Union Baptist Church in Christian County. Her husband, Thomas P. Marquess, preceded her in death. A daughter, Nina Elizabeth Marquess, died in infancy. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Gilbert (Naomi) Clark and Mrs. James (Joyce) Taylor, both of Hopkinsville, Mrs. Bill (Mary) Fennell, Cadiz, Mrs. Jim (Bonnie) Hairfield, Gracey, Mrs. Frank (Donna) May, Pembroke, 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

ANN HANCOCK HARDY
JUN 5, 1930-MAR 27, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Funeral services for Ann Hancock Hardy, 73, of Cadiz, were conducted on Monday, March 29, 2004, at 2 p.m., at Goodwin Funeral Home. Rev. Don Mock officiated at the services. Burial followed in Green Hill Memorial Gardens, in Hopkinsville, Ky. Mrs. Hardy died on Saturday, March 27, 2004, at Trigg County Hospital, at 5:30 a.m., of natural causes. Mrs. Hardy was born on June 5, 1930, in Hopkinsville, Ky. She was the daughter of the late Luther Thomas and Ada Augusta Carpenter Hancock. Mrs. Hardy was retired, and was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Henry Hardy; three sons and daughter-in-law, Cornelius and Shara Hardy, of Greensboro, NC; David Hardy, and Milburn Hardy, both of Cadiz; five sisters, Judy Edmonds, Mary Edmonds, Helen Hite, Laura Humphries, and Linda Thomas, all of Cadiz; seven brothers, Charles Hancock, of Hopkinsville, Bob Hancock, Douglas Hancock, Ernest Lee Hancock, Frank Hancock, Leslie Hancock, and Roy Hancock, all of Cadiz; three grandchildren, Brian Patrick Hardy, Mary Katherine Hardy, and William Scott Hardy; and one great-grandchild, Elizabeth Hardy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Marguerite Hancock; and two brothers, James Lewis Hancock, and John Thomas Hancock. Serving as pallbearers were Linwood Hardy, Josh Hancock, David Hite, Karl Erickson, Nick Edmonds, and Denny Thomas. Music was provided by Terry Blackwell, Vocalist and Pianist.

SARAH JANE REYNOLDS
MAR 26, 2004-MAR 26, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Graveside services for Sarah Jane Reynolds, stillborn daughter of Stephen and Carrie Sholar Reynolds, of Dawson Springs, were held on Sunday, March 28, 2004, at 2:30 p.m., at Union Temple Cemetery, in St. Charles, Ky. Goodwin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Rev. Mike Jones officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Union Temple Cemetery. Sarah Jane Reynolds was stillborn on March 26, 2004, at 8:10 a.m., at Western Baptist Hospital, in Paducah. Survivors, in addition to her parents, are one brother, Haydon Matthew Ealy, of Dawson Springs; Maternal grandparents, Danny and Lisa Sholar, of Cadiz; Maternal grandmother, Tarenda Thomas, of Paducah; Maternal great-grandmother, Louise Thomas, of Cadiz; three uncles, Quintin Reynolds, of Oak Grove, Ky., David Sholar, of Bowling Green, and Ean Sholar, of Cadiz; one aunt, Eli Sholar, of Cadiz; and a cousin, Lauren Quinn Reynolds, of Princeton. Sarah Jane Reynolds was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Gary and Beverly Reynolds; paternal great-grandparents, James Pallas and Bertha Johnson; and maternal great-grandparents, Hugh Hayden and Opal Elizabeth Sholar, and Douglas Hopson Thomas.

CECILIA HAYDEN LANCASTER
FEB 17, 1909--MAR 23, 2004

MAYFIELD, KY -- Services for Cecilia Lancaster, 95, of Mayfield will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 26, 2004, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Tony Jones will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Mrs. Lancaster died at 7:37 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Jackson Purchase Medical Center. She retired from Curlee Clothing Company and was a former cook for the Passionate Priest of St. Agnes Parish in Louisville. Surviving are two daughters, Wanda Elaine Lancaster Orf of Fort Myers, Fla., and Jacki Lancaster Cecil and husband, Jim, of Louisville; one son, Fred Lancaster and wife, Nancy, of Mayfield; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Fredrick Lancaster; one daughter, Beverly Minter; one granddaughter, Sharon Orf Nelson; one grandson, Otis Lancaster; four sisters, Mary Jo Boldin, Lucille Goins, Lilleth Holder and Bridgette Lynch; and one son-in-law, Vernon Orf. Her parents were Joseph Madison and Elizabeth Benifield Hayden. Pallbearers will be Jeff Minter, Greg Minter, Mike Minter, Joe Minter, Matt Minter, Jeremy Minter, Dennis Orf, Jamie Cecil and Greg Cecil.

DOUGLAS EDGAR MITCHELL
JUN 22, 1937-MAR 15, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Funeral services for Douglas E. Mitchell, 66, of Cadiz, will be at 2 p.m., on Thursday, March 18, 2004, at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17.  Rev. Wade Kennedy will officiate at the services. Burial will follow in the Peyton Thomas Cemetery, in Trigg County. Mr. Mitchell died on Monday, March 15, 2004, at 5:15 a.m., at St. Thomas Hospital, in Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Mitchell was born on June 22, 1937, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Robert Edgar "Edd" and Ada Irene Miller Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was retired from TVA as a Maintenance Supervisor. He belonged to the Labor Union. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Frances Catherine Mitchell; one sister, Katherine Hubbard; and one brother, Roger Mitchell. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Mason Mitchell, of Cadiz; two sons and daugher-in-law, Jason Douglas and Colleen Mitchell, of Oakhurst, Calif., and Travis Thomas Mitchell, San Diego, Calif.; a daughter and son-in-law, Lori K. and Ben Stokes, of Elkton; a sister, Nancy Elaine Ezell, of Bumpus Mills, Tenn.; two brothers, David Mitchell, of Big Rock, Tenn., and Tony Mitchell, of Cadiz; three step-daughters, Kristi Bass, Tammy Kyler, and Becky Waldrup, all of Cadiz; three step-sons, Tony Bass, Kenny Groves, both of Cadiz, and Mark Groves, of Evansville, Ind.; six step-grandchildlren, Tara Groves, Jennifer Groves, Brandon Groves, Kyle Waldrup, Josh Groves, Leigh Whitney Groves, Bailey Bryant, Jamie Bass, Brianna Bass, and Kaylie Bass.



EDGAR WALLACE BRIDGES
JUN 11, 1920-MAR 14, 2004

HOPKINSVILLE, KY -- Edgar Wallace Bridges, 83, Powder Springs, Ga., formerly of Hopkinsville, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at Brian Center, Powder Springs, of natural causes. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2004 at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. Dan Ferguson officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday with Masonic rites at 7 p.m. A native of Trigg County, he was born June 11, 1920, the son of the late Sam and Inez Bridges. Her was owner and operator of his own truck business, was a World War II Army veteran and was a member of the Masonic lodge and the Second Baptist Church. His wife, Emma Lee Cunningham Bridges, died in 2003. There are no immediate survivors.

MARGARET HAMILTON THOMAS
JUL 14, 1918-MAR 10, 2004

PADUCAH, KY -- Margaret Hamilton Thomas, 85, of Paducah died at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at Lourdes hospital. Mrs. Thomas was a retired elementary school teacher, having taught at Farley Elementary, Lone Oak Elementary and Hendron-Lone Oak Elementary. She was a member of Lone Oak United Methodist Church, McCracken County Retired Teachers Association and Kentucky Retired Teachers Association. She was a native of Wingo. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Don Korte of Lone Oak; one brother, Leon Hamilton of St. Louis; one granddaughter, Melissa Korte Bongiolatti and husband, Nick, of Cordova, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cave J. Thomas; two sisters; and three brothers. Her parents were Robert and Flora Summers Hamilton. Services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2004, at the Lone Oak chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home with the Rev. Rick Dye officiating. Burial will be in Mount Kenton Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Lone Oak United Methodist Church, 3835 Old U.S. 45, Paducah, KY 42003.

DARCE HAYDON THOMAS
JAN 10, 1949-MAR 7, 2004

CADIZ, KY -- Funeral services for Darce H. Thomas, 55, of Cadiz, were held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Futrell, assisted by Rev. Bradley Cornelius, will officiate at the services. Burial will follow in the New Lucian Thomas Cemetery, in Trigg County. Mr. Thomas died on March 7, 2004, at 7:15 p.m., at Jennie Stuart Medical Center, in Hopkinsville, of natural causes. Mr. Thomas was born on January 10, 1949, in Trigg County. He was the son of Stella Gray Thomas and the late Alton Thomas. Mr. Thomas was a heavy equipment operator for Rogers Group, a member of the Operating Engineer Union Local 181, and was a member of Gracey West Union Baptist Church. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Betty Futrell Thomas, of Cadiz; two sons and daughter-in-law, Joseph Lee Thomas, of Columbia, Md., and Barry Hayden and Karen Thomas, of Elkton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Anita Thomas, of Gracey, and Johnny and Debbie Thomas, of Cadiz; two grandchildren, Abrigail McKenzie Thomas and James Austin Thomas. Serving as pallbearers were Chris Foster, Jimmy Futrell, Robbie Noel, Marshall Stewart, Andy Thomas, and Brandon Thomas. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Cadiz Gideon Camp, P.O. Box 65, Cadiz KY 42211.


JOHN LEWIS LANCASTER, SR
NOV 14, 1944-MAR 6, 2004

CERULEAN, KY -- Services for John L. Lancaster Sr., 59, of Cerulean will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. Jerry Crunk and Garry Stanton will officiate, with burial in Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Christian County.  Mr. Lancaster died at 9:04 a.m. Saturday, March 6, 2004 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville. He was a building contractor and a member of Cadiz Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Grace Lancaster; his mother, Destelle Green Lancaster; a son, John Lewis Lancaster II of Cadiz; a daughter, Lisa Gail Rawlins of Christian County; two sisters, Rosie East of Hopkinsville and Betty Hayes of Pembroke; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Garnett Lee Lancaster.

WESLEY SMITH
JUL 19, 1940-FEB 28, 2004

KUTTAWA, KY --Services for Wesley Smith, 63, of Kuttawa will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2004 at Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville. The Rev. Carl Nelson will officiate, with burial in Macedonia Cemetery.  Mr. Smith died at 10 p.m. Saturday, February 28, 2004 at Hilltop Nursing Home in Kuttawa.  He was a member of Kuttawa First Baptist Church. Surviving are two daughters, Vanessa Shewcraft of Marion and Kim Francis of Escanaba, Mich.; his mother, Lela Smith of Kuttawa; two sisters, Louise Portis and Barbara Nell Ragsdale, both of Kuttawa; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Bartley Smith; and two brothers.



BARBARA ANNE ADAMS HALE
MAR 3, 1934-FEB 28, 2004

HOPKINSVILLE, KY -- Barbara Anne Adams Hale, 69, Fort Campbell Boulevard, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, February 28, 2004, at her home following a long illness. There will be no services. The body is being cremated. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 tonight at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville. A native of Trigg County, she was born March 3, 1934, the daughter of the late Thomas Odell and Helen Anne Moore Adams. She had been the owner and operator of the Hopkinsville Dairy Queen for 20 years. Survivors include her husband, Billie C. Hale; five sons, Steve and Michael Hale, both of Hopkinsville, Art Hale, Hindsville, Ga., George Hale, Bowling Green, Chris Hale, Nashville, Tenn.; two daughters, Alice Shepherd and Connie Mason, both of Hopkinsville, 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. 

LAURA ROPER HAMM
DEC 3, 1916-FEB 21, 2004

PADUCAH, KY -- Services for Laura Berdenia Roper Hamm, 87, of Paducah will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. The Rev. Dann Masden will officiate, with burial in Maplelawn Park Cemetery. Mrs. Hamm died at 5:25 a.m. Saturday, February 21, 2004 at Paducah Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. She was a member of First Christian Church, Order of the Eastern Star Esther Chapter No. 5, as well as a former president of the West End Homemakers Club. She worked at Sears & Roebuck for several years. Surviving are a daughter; a son; a sister; three brothers; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Loy Clifton Hamm. Her parents were Clyde Hale Roper Sr. and Bertha Shelton Roper.

MARGARET BAUMER WALTER
JUN 19, 1934-FEB 12, 2004

PADUCAH, KY -- Services for Margaret B. Walter, 71, of Paducah were held at 10 a.m. Monday, February 16, 2004, at St. Paul Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dr. Chad Foster officiating. Burial was in Mount Kenton Cemetery.  Mrs. Walter died at 9:20 p.m. Thursday, February12, 2004, at Superior Care Home-Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  A graduate of Heath High School, she was a member of Carbide Wives and St. Paul Lutheran Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and organist. She was a former member of Lourdes Auxiliary.  Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Carl William Walter; three sons, the Rev. James C. Walter of Little Rock, Ark., and Richard L. Walter and Charles D. Walter, both of Paducah; two brothers, William F. Baumer of Paducah and Paul Baumer of Woodland, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Baumer Jr., and one grandson, Ryan Carl Walter. Her parents were Bernice Aline Tatum Baumer and Henry Baumer Sr. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 21st and Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY 42003.


MALLIE BRIDGES FRANKS
JUL 13, 1922-FEB 9, 2004

MEMPHIS, TN - Funeral services for Mallie Louise Bridges Franks, 81, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Trigg County, were conducted on Thursday, February 12, 2004, at Canale Funeral Directors in Memphis. Burial followed in Memorial Park. Mrs. Franks died on Monday, February 9, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., from a blood clot. Mrs. Franks was born on July 13, 1922, in the Maple Grove Community of Trigg County. She was the only child of the late Percy Dillard and Edna Pearl Thomas Bridges. Mrs. Franks was a Trigg County High School graduate in the class of 1942, was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Memphis, where she worked for several years with the "Mother's Day Out" child care program. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Franks (they were married September 30, 1942); and two grandchildren, Karol Franks and Mark Franks. Survivors include two sons, Larry K. Franks, of Memphis, and Danny R. Franks of Columbia, S.C.; a daughter-in-law, Sherry; and two grandchildren, Dana Franks of South Carolina, and Keith Franks of Memphis. Memorials may be sent to the Second Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn.

BENNIE GENE ADAMS
JAN 20, 1930-FEB 4, 2004

GROVE CITY, PA - Bennie Gene Adams, 74, of Grove City, Penn., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at his home following a 22-month illness. Mr. Adams was born on Jan. 20, 1930, in Akron, Ohio. He was the son of the late Jim F. and Maggie Belle Hargrove Adams. Mr. Adams was a graduate of Trigg County High School in 1949. Football was his first love at TCHS where he was quarterback and captain of the Wildcat team in 1948. He received a bachelor of arts degree in 1958, and a master's degree from Pennsylvania State University State College. He served in the U.S. Air Force from Jan. 1951 to Dec. 1954, at bases in Texas, Japan, and Washington D.C., during the Korean War. During his lifetime, Trigg County, and especially Trigg County High School, remained dear to his heart. At his 50-year reunion in 1999, he renewed friendships with many of his classmates. These friends were of great comfort to him during his illness. Bennie's last visit to Trigg County was on Labor Day Weekend, 2003. He, his wife, Joan, two of his sisters and their husbands worshiped at Donaldson Creek Baptist Church. After the service, he was joined by 35 Trigg County cousins for a wonderful homecoming meal. He enjoyed "coming home". After graduating from Penn State, he began his career in the Grove City Area School District as a teacher and assistant football and wrestling coach. He also taught and coached in New Jersey and Milton, Penn. Mr. Adams returned to Grove City in 1966 as football coach of Grove City College. After six years at the college, he again taught and coached at Grove City High School until his retirement in 1991. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Grove City. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Pennsylvania School Retirees, and was a life member of the Penn State Alumni Association. He was married on July 25, 1954, to the former Joan M. Thomas, who survives. Also surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Jerry Bruck, of Curwensville, Penn.; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Heidi Adams of Green Bay, Wis.; three granddaughters, Casey Adams, Nichole Bruck and Sarah Bruck; seven sisters, Virginia Martin, of Youngstown, Ohio, Mallie Morris, of Lakeland, Fla., Clara Carr, of Ravenna, Ohio, Mary Marmaduke, Norma Swank, and Carolyn Harrison, all of Akron, Ohio, and Patricia Oberbillig, of Des Moines, Iowa; and two brothers, Bobby Adams, of Tallmadge, Ohio, and Billy Dale Adams, of Eastbourne, England. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Jimmie Woody. A memorial service was held on Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Grace United Methodist Church with the Rev. John K. Jeffries, pastor, officiating. Eulogies were given by a dear friend and fellow coach, Joe Kopnisky, and by his youngest sister, the Rev. Patricia Oberbillig. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, Grove City, or to the Donaldson Creek Baptist Church, in Cadiz.

MYRA DEAN BRIDGES
DEC 25, 1924-JAN 19, 2004

CADIZ, KY - Services for Myra Dean Bridges, 79, Cadiz, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, January 23, 2004 at King's Funeral Home with the Revs. Paul Cannon and Irvin Darnall officiating. Burial will be in East End Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. She died at 7 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2004, at Trigg County Hospital of natural causes. A native of Trigg County, she was born December 25, 1924, the daughter of the late John and Lucy Lawrence Sumner. She was retired from Lake Barkley State Park and was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church. Her husband, Mosco Doris Bridges, died in 1994. Survivors include two sons, Mosco Bridges Jr., Magnolia, Texas, Joe Bridges, Cadiz; a daughter, Rhonda Wells, Cadiz; a sister, Mary Bridges, Cadiz, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

ALLENE PRITCHARD SIMMONS
AUG 13, 1914-JAN 14, 2004

MAYFIELD, KY - Allene Pritchard Simmons, 89, of Mayfield died at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2004 at Life Care Center of La Center. Mrs. Simmons was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. Surviving are one son, Rex Alexander of Mayfield; one brother, George Pritchard of Mayfield; one sister, Mignon Powell of Baltimore; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her first husband, J.E. Alexander; her second husband, L.T. Simmons; one infant son, Michael Gayle Simmons; three brothers; and one sister. Her parents were James S. and Georgia Hayden Pritchard. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. January 15, 2004 at Highland Park Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. today at Byrn Funeral Home here. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Graves County Needline, P.O. Box 622, Mayfield, KY 42066; or American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, Kentucky Region, 333 Guthrie St., Suite 207, Louisville, KY 40202.

LONNIE H. FOWLER
MAY 22, 1939-JAN 11, 2004

CADIZ, Ky-- Lonnie H. Fowler, 64, Dawson Springs Road, Hopkinsville, died at 5:32 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at his home of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2004 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Nick Sandifer officiating. Burial with full military rites will be in Jones Cemetery in Trigg County. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A native of Trigg County, he was born May 22, 1939, the son of the late Joseph Blackford and Alice Thomas Fowler. He was retired from the Army with 20 years service and two tours in Vietnam. In addition, he was retired after 20 years as a Civil Service employee. He was a member of the Locust Grove Baptist Church. A son, Russell Glen Fowler, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Linda Fowler; a son, Lonnie Fowler II, Hopkinsville; two brothers, Joseph "J.B." Fowler Jr., Panama City Beach, Fla., Kenneth Fowler, Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Barbara Gertrude Sholar and Gracie Jean Allen, both of Hopkinsville, Martha L. Wade, Gracey, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, In Care Of Kathleen Johnson, Post Office Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., 42211.

WALTER JACK CUNNINGHAM, JR.
AUG 21, 1917-JAN 7, 2004

HAMDEN, CT -- W. Jack Cunningham, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering, at Yale University died at his home in Hamden on January 7, 2004, after an illness of several months. He was 86 years old.  A specialist in the areas of systems theory, nonlinear analysis, computation and acoustics, Professor Cunningham taught at Yale from 1946 to 1988. He authored numerous papers and a textbook, "Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis," which was used worldwide and translated into several languages. He was particularly devoted to the teaching of engineering and science, and was considered by many as Yale Engineering's "institutional memory." Upon retiring, he wrote a history "Engineering at Yale -- 1932-1982," published in 1992. W. Jack Cunningham was born on Aug. 21, 1917, in Comanche, Texas. He received A.B. and A.M. degrees from the University of Texas and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard. During World War II, he helped train military officers in radar theory. Professor Cunningham was a member of the Connecticut Commission on Higher Education and judge of Connecticut high school science fairs. He was a member or chair of the editorial boards of the Journal of the Franklin Institute, American Scientist and Sigma Xi publications. His professional affiliations included membership in the Acoustical Society of America, the American Society for Engineering Education and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Later in life, as a volunteer, he gave talks to young people at the Eli Whitney Museum. Professor Cunningham was a trustee of the Church of the Redeemer in New Haven. After moving to Whitney Center in 1993, he served as an officer on the Residents' Council for eight years and as president from 1995 through 1997. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara Cunningham, and his sons Lawrence of New Haven and John of New York City. Memorial gifts may be made to the Remembrance Fund of Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Dr., Hamden, CT 06517 or to the Church of the Redeemer, 185 Cold Spring St., New Haven, CT 06511.

JAMES G. "PETE" ALLEN
APR 23, 1918-JAN 7, 2004

PADUCAH, Ky. -- Funeral services for James G. "Pete" Allen, 85, of Paducah, formerly of Cadiz, were conducted on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at 1 p.m., at Goodwin Funeral Home.  The Rev. Curtis Harrell officiated at the services. Burial followed in the East End Cemetery, Cadiz. Mr. Allen died on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at 11:49 a.m., at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, of natural causes. Mr. Allen was born on April 23, 1918, in Cadiz. He was the son of the late James O. and Pearl Bridges Allen. Mr. Allen was a member of East Baptist Church in Paducah, a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of WW II, a retired auto parts dealer, and a 50-year member of Paducah Masonic Lodge No. 127. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, John "Happy" Allen, and Orval Allen. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Audra Cunningham Allen of Paducah; two sisters, Sarah Mae Guier of Hopkinsville, and Ruby Jewell Miller of Paducah

EVAN AARON COMBS
NOV 29, 2000-JAN 3, 2004

MADISONVILLE, Ky. --Evan Aaron Combs, 3, of Madisonville, KY died at 9:00 A.M. Saturday, January 3, 2004 at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, KY. Born November 29, 2000 in Madisonville. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Daisy and Franklin Rector and his great grandfather, Lacy Thomas. Evan was found to have cancer in June 2003. Surviving are his parents, Clint and Chrystal Rector Combs; one sister, Megan Haley Rector; one brother, Zachary Michael Combs; grandparents, Virginia and Larry Stearman of Madisonville and James Combs of Hopkinsville, KY; great grandparents, Dannie Thomas and Amy Williams both of Hopkinsville and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Bro. Darrell Menser officiating. Burial will be in Greenhill Memorial Garden in Hopkinsville. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday and after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday.


 
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