Eddyville, KY


August Obituaries

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - Updated: 1:54 PM

Donnie Gene

Odom, 66

Donnie Gene Odom, 66, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 at his home.

Donnie was born on September 4, 1949 in Kuttawa, Ky., to Eugene and Lucy Ruth (Timmins) Odom.  He married Dorothy Stone on October 15, 1997 in Paducah, Ky.  She survives of Marion.

Donnie worked at Freedonia Rock Quarry for 37 years.  He loved to fish and tinker on motors in the yard.

Survivors include: Wife-Dorothy Odom of Marion, Ill.; Children: Donnie Wayne and Markita Odom of Eddyville, David and Gale Odom of Eddyville, and Tony and Brenda Odom of Eddyville; Step children: Janie and B.J. Pettigrew of Marion, Ill., Steve and Pam Harris of Marion, Ill., and Destiny and Ryan Thompson of Goreville; Sisters: Mildred Ramsey of Eddyville, and Wanda Boles of Brookefield, Ohio; Brothers: L.B. Odom of Princeton and Gary Odom of Eddyville; 14 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ricky Odom; and a step son, Jerry Harris.

Donnie’s wishes were to be cremated.  A memorial luncheon will be held on Saturday, September 3, at the Girl Scout Cabin at Ashley Park in Marion, Ill., from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements. 

For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit bluefuneralhome.com

This is a paid obituary. 


Amos Dycus, Jr., 80

Services for Amos Dycus, Jr., 80, of Princeton, were Saturday, Aug. 27, at Morgan’s Funeral Home with the Revs. Ronnie Sivells, Darrell Crawford and Chase Mitchell officiating. Burial followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Dycus died Wednesday, Aug. 24, at his home. He was a retired Iron Worker from Local No. 395 for 32 years.

He was a member of Southside Baptist Church, Rizpah Shriners Temple 32 Degree and a 60 year member of the Clinton Masonic Lodge No. 82.

His parents were Amos Dycus, Sr. and Pearl Yates Dycus.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Sue Dillingham Dycus; four sisters, Dorothy Holt, Mary Guess, Louise Crouse and Josephine Johnson; and a brother, Orlendar Dycus.  

Survivors are: two daughters, Diane Koscho of Princeton, and Joanne Haddock of Hopkinsville; a sister, Lavern King of Princeton; two brothers, Jimmie Don Dycus and Teddy Dycus, both of Chesterton, Ind.; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

 Memorials may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave. Hopkinsville, KY 42240 and Shriners Children Hospital, 1900 Richmond Rd. Lexington, KY 40502.

Condolences may be made at the website: www.morgansfuneralhome.com.



Gary Lance Holeman, 49

Graveside services for Gary Lance Holeman, 49, of Princeton, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Meeks Cemetery in Caldwell County, with the Rev. Jessie Cavness officiating.

Visitation will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Morgan’s Funeral Home.

Mr. Holeman died Saturday, Aug. 20, at his home. He was formerly a Deputy Sheriff in Cadiz, K-9 officer in Princeton, and worked for a brief time at the Kentucky State Penitentiary. He was a member of Faith Apostolic Church.

 Survivors are: two daughters, Ashley Brown of Caldwell County, and Mary Elizabeth Holeman of Crittenden County; two sons, Gary Lance “Lanny” Holeman of Cadiz, and Drew Horning of Princeton; two sisters, Angela D. McGregor of Princeton, and Pamela Fay Peace of Louisville; a brother, Jeff Holeman of Dell City, OK; three grandchildren; and his parents, Gary Neal and Janice Stinnett Holeman.

Condolences may be left from the website at www.morgansfuneralhome.com.


John Yates, 92

Services for John Yates, 92, of Kuttawa, were Friday, Aug. 19, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Revs. Lester Watson and Aaron Brown officiating. Burial followed at Rolling Hills Cemetery in Eddyville.

Mr. Yates died Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Rivers Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa. He was a chemical plant worker for GAF and ISP in Calvert City and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

His parents were Willis Milton and Annie Chandler Yates.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Marie Yates; and five brothers, Louis, George Preston, Duke, Lilburn and James Guthrie Yates.

Survivors are: his wife, Janell Anderson Yates of Kuttawa; a son, Ted Yates of Kuttawa; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent from the website: lakelandfuneralchapel.com


Diane DeBoe, 57

Services for Diane DeBoe, 57, of Marion, were Friday, Aug. 19, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Roger Waters officiating.  Burial followed in Lamasco Church Cemetery.

Mrs. DeBoe died Tuesday, Aug.16, at her home.  She was a retired payroll clerk for a chemical plant and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Crayne.

Her parents were Sam and Louise Croxton Robertson.

Survivors are: her husband, Robert Dean DeBoe, Marion; a daughter, Alisha Marie Smith, Paducah; a step daughter, Ashley Frederick, Marion; a step son, Jeremy DeBoe, Marion; a sister, Sandra Littlejohn, Princeton; and nine grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Lourdes Hospice Foundation Fund, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.

Online condolences may be sent from the website: lakelandchapel.com


Kyle E. DeYoung, 34

Services for Kyle E. DeYoung, 34, of Kuttawa, were held Monday, Aug. 15, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Lyon County with the Revs. Ted Yates and Jerry Duncan officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Mr. DeYoung died Thursday, August 11, at his home in Kuttawa. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Alex Morrell and Ira Hubbard and his paternal grandfather, Robert DeYoung Sr.

Survivors are: his parents, Robert L. and Regina Hubbard DeYoung of Kuttawa; three brothers, Matthieu Resseguie of Evansville, Ind., Rodney DeYoung of Kuttawa, and Daniel DeYoung of La Porte, Ind.; two sisters, Barbara DeYoung of La Porte, Ind., and Sharon Thatcher of Everett, Wa.; his paternal grandparents, Agnes DeYoung of Mountainview, Calif., and Harold and Dorothy Resseguie of Texas; and his maternal grandmother, Eva Morrell of Kuttawa.

Dunn’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



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