Donald Ray Murphy
POWDERLY - Donald Ray Murphy, 72, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at his residence.
Born in Muhlenberg County March 10, 1934, he worked on the assembly line at York in Madisonville. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Johnson Murphy; a son, Donald Leslie (Beata) Murphy of Louisiana; a daughter, Tammy (Mark) Miller of Bowling Green; a step-son, Jimmie (Melissa) Thomason of Louisiana; three step-daughters, Tammy Crick and Sandy (Todd) Webster, both of Greenville and Misty (Gerald) Embrey of Madisonville; his mother, Gertrude Murphy of Central City; a brother, Bob Murphy of Ill.; five sisters, Dorothy Byars, Wanda Noffsinger, Shirley Hobgood and Betty Hardin, all of Central City and Becky Gatto of Powderly; and 12 grandchildren, Aaron, Lesly, Teri, Matthew, Donald, Tina, Jaron, Cassie, Alex, Lauren, Jennifer and Travis.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. T.H. Davis officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City.
Lois Rose Thomas
Lois Rose Thomas, 78, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
Born in Muhlenberg County July 6, 1928, she was a retiree from First Kentucky Bank in Central City. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Central City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Thomas in 1998; a son, Charles Chuck Thomas in 2005; and a sister, Rebecca Hill.
Survivors include a son, Durward (Doris) Thomas of Central City; a brother, Bob Rose of Graham; three sisters, Arna Oates of Madisonville, Leona Bard of Greenville and Ruthie Vincent of Graham; four grandchildren, Darin Thomas, Dewayne Thomas, Amanda Thomas Marsala and Ethan Thomas; and five great-grandchildren, Trenton Thomas, Logen Thomas, Spencer Thomas, Dalton Marsala and Olivia Marsala.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Oct. 9 at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Lowery and Dr. Kevin Brown officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City.
Charles Edward Jaggers
HOPKINSVILLE Charles Edward Jaggers, 79, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006 at his residence.
Born in Vine Grove March 7, 1927, he was the son of the late Charlie and Alice Jaggers. He was a self-employed commercial contractor with Jaggers Construction Co. and was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Oris M. Jaggers; a son, Carroll Edward Jaggers of Pembroke; two daughters, Anna Faye Erps and Rita Kaye Strube, both of Hopkinsville; three brothers, James Jaggers of Tampa, Fla., Bob Jaggers of Louisville and Kenneth Jaggers of Hardin County; two sisters, Elizabeth Sanders of Hardin County and Francis Spencer of Big Clifty; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West with Terry Alan Jones officiating. Hughart & Beard Funeral Homes in Hopkinsville was in charge of arrangements.
George Dampier Green
MURFREESBORO, TENN. George Dampier Green, 88, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at the Tennessee State Veterans Home.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Vivian and Lydia Green. He lived in Rutherford County for the past six years, and was a United States Army WWII veteran, an engineer in the nuclear industry and a 32nd degree Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Madeline Green of Murfreesboro; three daughters and sons-in-law, Joy (Ben) Green-Hadden of Murfreesboro, Barbara (John) Samek of Kentucky and Linda (John) Kulikowski of Kentucky; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home, 820 S. Church St., Murfreesboro
Monty James Jenkins
SACRAMENTO Monty James Jenkins, 37, of Sacramento died September 30, 2002 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville.
Born June 19, 1965 in Muhlenberg County, he was a truck driver and a member of Rochester Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Perrell Jenkins; four daughters, Brandy Dale, Ginger Dale, Heather Dale and Kayla Dale, all of Sacramento; one son, Micheal Haskins of Unionville, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Summer Lyons, Katlyn Murphy and Emily Dale; his father and stepmother, Jerry and Lorene Jenkins of Drakesboro; his mother, Brenda Sumner of Bremen; two brothers, Joel Jenkins of Bowling Green and William Dunning of Cadiz; and two sisters, Carol Gilson of Eddyville and Lora Jean Stanley of Nortonville.
Funeral services were held Thursday, October 3 at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home. Burial followed in Rochester Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were handled by Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home.
Andrew Neal Savage
Andrew Neal Savage, 19, of Central City died October 2, 2002 in Central City.
Born Oct. 18, 1982 in Greenville, he was employed as a mechanic by Pace Tire in Central City. He was a member of Station Baptist Church in Sacramento. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bob Cayce, Sr. and his great grandparents, Pansye and Sonnie Burden, Sr.
He is survived by his wife, Riki Beth Savage; two step-daughters, Taylor Gunn and Kaitlyn Piper, both of Central City; his father, James Keith Savage of Gishton Road; his mother and stepfather, Tony and Cindy Wood of Sacramento; one sister, Casey Savage and one brother, Cody Mayberry, both of Sacramento; his maternal grandparents, Shelby and Barbara Adcock of Central City; paternal grandmother, Betty Thomasson of Gishton Road; paternal grandfather, Jack Savage of Nixa, Missouri; maternal great grandmother, Hazel Rockwood of Central City; an aunt, Kathy Jones; and an uncle, Bob Casey.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 5 at Tucker Memorial Chapel, Sacramento, with Rev. Leslie Moody officiating, assisted by Michael Mackey, Jr. Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery in Central City. Arrangements were handled by Tucker Funeral Home.
Charlie Clemons Wilson
MAYFIELD Charlie Clemons Wilson, 80, of Mayfield, died October 1, 2002 at Jackson Purchase Medical Center.
He was retired from Merit Clothing Co. and was a charter member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Willard Wilson, Amos Wilson, Martin Wilson and Vernon Wilson; one sister, Carnie Hayden; one grandson, James Mark Wilson and his parents, Louie and Grace (Handley) Wilson.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mae Wilson; two sons, Charley Robert Wilson of Mayfield and James Dale Wilson of Central City; two daughters, Loretta Jean Fleming of Mayfield and Linda Ruth Day of Lexington; one sister, Lucy Dodson of Paducah; eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 5 at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield with Rev. Kenneth Ballinger officiating. Burial followed in Beulah Cemetery. Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield was in charge of arrangements.
Joyce Roberts Boley
SHARON GROVE Joyce Roberts Boley, 64, of Sharon Grove, died Monday, September 30, 2002 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville after a brief illness.
Born January 31, 1938 in Todd County, she was the daughter of the late Eugene D. and Nettie McGehee Roberts. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Vernon General Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one brother, Carlie Roberts in 1988.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Boley of Sharon Grove; one son, Douglas Boley of Elkton; one daughter, Lisa Cole of Elkton; two brothers, Lawrence Roberts of Ormond Beach, Florida and Arvil Lee Roberts of Sharon Grove; four sisters, Ada Latham of Elkton, Adlene Wright of Sharon Grove, Nell Scruggs of Auburn and Clara Roberts of Sharon Grove; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held October 3 at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial followed at Gants Cemetery. Latham Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Billy Joe B.J. Dailey
RUMSEY Billy Joe B.J. Dailey, 50, of Rumsey died Monday, September 30, 2002 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville.
Born September 20, 1952 in Chicago, he was an underground coal miner currently working at Ken American Resources of Central City. He was a member of the Nebo Baptist Church and was a 26 year member of the United Mine Workers Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Bernice Dailey and a brother, Harold Dailey, in 1983.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Sheila McLaughlin Dailey; two sons, Derek S. Dailey and Mark E. Dailey, both at home; three brothers, Charles Dailey of Martin, Tennessee, Larry Dailey and Danny Dailey, both of Nebo; six sisters, Martha Jane Hill of Robards, Diane Maxey of Clay, Kathy Gerber of Florida, Darlene Lansden of Madisonville, Margaret Springfield of Dixon and Debbie Jones of Nebo; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held October 3 at Muster Funeral Home, Calhoun Chapel, with Rev. Carl Sparks officiating. Burial followed in Poplar Grove Cemetery in McLean County. Muster Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Poplar Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Jerry Baggett, 5007 Pack Church Road, Rumsey, KY 42371. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Linda Hendrix Welborn
GREENVILLE Linda Hendrix Welborn, 40, of Greenville died Thursday, October 3, 2002 at her residence.
Born June 7, 1962, in Russellville, she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Hendrix.
She is survived by her husband, Larry Welborn, of Greenville; her mother, Wanda Hendrix of Dunmor; two daughters, Dee Welborn and Angie Welborn, both of Greenville; one grandson, Michael Putman of Greenville; one granddaughter, Katelyn Putman of Greenville; four sisters, Faye Walker of Vandalia, IL, Gloria Johnson of Sanford, NC, Jean Beadnell of Penrod, Mary Henderson of Morgantown; and one brother, Perry Hendrix of Dunmor.
Funeral services were held October 6 at Price Funeral Home. Burial followed in Wileys Chapel Cemetery in Lewisburg. Price Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mossie May Walker
Mossie May Walker, 80, of Central City, died October 5, 2002 at her residence.
Born March 16, 1922 in Muhlenberg County, she was a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Jimmie Walker of Evansville and Robert Walker of Cleaton; one daughter, Sunday Gail Piper of Florida; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Junior Majors and Bobby Majors, both of Evansville.
Funeral services were held October 7 at Tucker Funeral Home with Rev. T. H. Davis officiating assisted by Rev. Charlie Weisman. Burial followed in Jagoe Cemetery in Central City. Tucker Funeral Home in Central City was in charge of arrangements.
Catherine Strength Prickett
OWENSBORO Catherine Strength Prickett, 87, of Owensboro, formerly of Birmingham, Alabama, died October 6, 2002 at Leisure Years Nursing Home.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, she was a member of Seven Hills Baptist Church in Owensboro and a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Fairfield, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Prickett in June of 1994.
She is survived by one son, Dr. T. A. Prickett of Owensboro; one grandchild; three great grandchildren and one sister, Ora Morrison of Cullman, Alabama.
Visitation will be from 4:30 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m, also on Thursday, at James H. Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Owensboro. Burial will be in Floyd Baptist Church Cemetery in Verbena, Alabama.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children, 10200 Linn Station Rd., Ste. 200, Louisville, KY 40223.
Wendell Marvin Shanks
BREMEN Wendell Marvin Shanks, 55, of Bremen died October 5, 2002 at his residence.
Born March 24, 1947 in Muhlenberg County, he was the son of Claude Shanks and Laura Forehand Shanks. He was preceded in death by a brother, Rondall Shanks.
He is survived by his mother, Laura Bell Shanks of Bremen; two brothers, Robert Will Shanks of Bremen and Junior Lee Shanks of Central City; and his companion, Alice Peveler of Central City.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 8, at Tucker Funeral Home with Rev. J. W. Haire officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City. Tucker Funeral Home in Central City was in charge of arrangements.
Helen Teague Eaves
POWDERLY Helen Teague Eaves, 77, of Powderly died October 7, 2002 at her residence.
Born September 8, 1925 in Muhlenberg County, she was the daughter of Uril Teague and Annie McGinley Teague. She was a homemaker and a member of Mercer Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Walter Fred Eaves of Powderly; two sons, Marcus Fred Eaves and Timothy Dewayne Eaves, both of Powderly; two daughters, Joan Wells of Powderly and Jean Hardison of Greenville; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Gilbert Teague of Detroit, Michigan and Norman Teague of Chicago, Illinois; two sisters, Ann Capuria of Central City and Evelyn Revelett of Clarksville, Tennessee; and one half sister, Mary Margaret Teague of Chicago.
Visitation will be Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 9 at 1 p.m. at Tucker Funeral Home with Cris Odle officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.