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Obituaries

April Obituaries

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - Updated: 2:13 PM

Samuel E. “Jack” Thorp, 66

Services for Samuel E. “Jack” Thorp, 66, of Kuttawa, were held Tuesday, April 26, at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Revs. Matt Smothers, Mark Faughn and Michael Haberlock officiating. Burial followed at Ramey Cemetery in Lyon County.

Mr. Thorp died Friday April 22, at his home in Kuttawa. He was a carpenter and a veteran of Vietnam serving in the Army.

His parents were Robert Alexander and Nellie Mae Banister Thorp.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Wells Jackson and Cynthia Thorp.

Survivors are: a son, Elijah Thorp of Eddyville; a sister, Verginia Bozarth of Eddyville; a brother, Robert D. Thorp of South Carolina; and a grandchild.

 

John Satterfield Mahan, 101

  Services for John Satterfield Mahan, 101, of Princeton were Monday, April 25, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Ken Godshall officiating.

Mr. Mahan died Thursday, April 21, at his home.

He was a retired Postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service, farmer, and was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Princeton.

His parents were Thomas James Mahan and Nannie Webb Satterfield Mahan.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Stephens Mahan.

Survivors are: three daughters, Bettie Berry, Madison, Va., Pat Hayes and Mollie Boyd, both of Princeton; a son, John Mahan III, Princeton; nine grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Central Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 112 Princeton, KY 42445 or Caldwell County Free Clinic PO Box 832 Princeton KY 42445

Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Billy Dean Hastings, Jr., 46

Billy Dean Hastings Jr., 46 of Benton, died Wednesday, April 20, at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a member of the Carpenter’s Local Union 357 in Paducah.

His mother was Daisy E. Haney Hastings.

Survivors are: his wife, Dana Wallace Hastings of Benton; four sons, Michael Wallace, Jacob Hastings, and Justin Hastings, all of Benton, and Josh Hastings of Princeton; a daughter, Cheyenne Smothers of Benton; his father, Billy Dean Hastings Sr.; and a grandson.

A private memorial service will be scheduled at a later time.

Dunn’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Tom C. Aschbacher, 81

Graveside services for Tom C. Aschbacher, 81, of Lebanon, Ill., were Saturday, April 23, at Rowland Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Mr. Aschbacher died Tuesday, April 20, at Lebanon Care Center. He was a retired foreman at Bagcraft.

His parents were Bennie Carl and Ada Smith Aschbacher.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Sullivan Aschbacher; and a brother, David Aschbacher.

Survivors are: two daughters, Cathy Chance, Jal, N.M. and Carla Fulk, Drummond, Mont.; two sons, Dwayne Milliron, Ft. Sumner, N.M. and James Ray Satterfield, Huntsville, Ala.; a brother, Leon Aschbacher, N.M.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge of arrangements.

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

 


Norma Jean

Owen, 81

Services for Norma Jean Owen, 81 of Eddyville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, at Collier Funeral Chapel, 211 West 5th St. Benton, Kentucky 42025. Burial will follow in the Provine Cemetery in Benton.

Visitation will be held between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Owen died Sunday, April 3, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton. She was the CEO/President of California Joy, a manufacturer of women’s swimwear for 31 years and was responsible for design implementation on the pocket of their children’s jeans line, California Jollies.

Her parents were Loren Bishop and Nellie May Horsley Bishop.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Richard Donald Owen; three brothers, Jerry Bishop, Donald Bishop and Harold Bishop, and a sister, Pauline Devine.

Survivors are: two sons, Donald Owen of Eddyville and Larry Owen of Covnia, Calif.; a daughter, Linda Shepherd of Sacramento, Calif.; a sister, Violet Black of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.


Ronnie D. Ladd, 62

Services for Ronnie D. Ladd, 62, of Princeton were Saturday, April 2 at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton.

Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Ladd died Thursday, March 31, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

He was a produce stocker for Wal-Mart and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

His parents were Emil and Cora McNeely Ladd.

He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Ladd.

Survivors are: his wife, Vanessa Cartwright Ladd of Princeton; a son, Terry Ladd of Princeton; three grandchildren; two sisters, Corlis Walker of Eddyville and Linda Ruth Mitchell of Princeton; a brother, Emil Junior Ladd of Cadiz and two nieces and nephews.

 

Lester “Les”

Pogue, 74

Services for Lester “Les” Pogue, 74, of Kuttawa, were Saturday, April 2 at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Bill McCormick officiating. Burial followed in Kuttawa Cemetery.

Mr. Pogue died Wednesday, March 30, at his home. He was a Baptist, a Kentucky Master Logger and a commercial fisherman.

His parents were Bernard Claude Pogue and Wilma Gray Pogue.

Survivors are: his wife, Rita Crews Pogue, Kuttawa; three daughters, Teresa McCormick and Sheila Brown, both of Marble Hill, Mo., and Marisa Skinner, Kuttawa; two sons, Randy Pogue, Marble Hill, Mo., and Mark Riley, Eddyville; three sisters, Bonnie Mills, Farmington, Mo., Debbie Lindsey and Carol Pogue, both of Fredricktown, Mo.; two brothers, Roger Pogue and Donnie Pogue, both of Fredricktown, Mo.; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, c/o Anne Webber, 21 Dogwood Dr., Eddyville, KY 42038.

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

 

Arnella Oliver, 77

Arnella Oliver, 77, of Wood River, Ill., passed away at 7:33 p.m. Saturday,  April 9, 2016 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton, Ill.

She was born May 6, 1938 at home in the area of the Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky to the late Orbie “Dude” and Nellie (Blankenship) Aldridge.

On May 28, 1956, she and Ernest “Ernie” A. Oliver were married in Corinth, Miss. He preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2001.

Arnella was a homemaker and had attended First General Baptist Church of Rosewood Heights. She loved to play bingo and do word search puzzles. She enjoyed vacationing with family and riding on the pontoon boat. Her life centered around her family. She was a caregiver not only to her own children, but her three granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Brian Sherer of Roxana, Ill.; three granddaughters, Felisha (Ernie) Fries, Marissa Sherer and Samantha Sherer; a brother, Tom (Liz) Aldridge of Kuttawa, Ky.; two sisters, Dorothy Petty of Hickory Valley, Tenn., and Donna (Tommy) Vinson of Princeton, Ky.; a special niece, Shelly Hefner; and great-niece and great-nephew, Josie and Robby Hefner.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: a son, Wayne Oliver and a sister, Ann Powell.

Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Paynic Home for Funerals where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (today) with the Rev. Dan Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Wanda Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Online information and guestbook may be found at www.paynicfh.com

This is a paid obituary.

 

Thelma Hopper Oliver, 88

Services for Thelma Hopper Oliver, 88, of Lyon County were Tuesday, April 12, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Robin Redd officiating. Burial followed in the Princeton Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Oliver died Saturday, April 9, at her home. She was a registered nurse and a member of Northside Baptist Church before joining Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Lyon County.

Her parents were James Harvey and Willie A. Luttrell Haddock.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Hopper; two sons, Joe Hopper and Donnie Hopper; two sisters, Mary Cook and Lena Mae Jenkins; a brother, Jimmie Haddock; and a grandson, Kris Hopper.

Survivors are: her husband, Woodson Oliver; three step-sons: Jimmie Oliver, Eddyville, Jackie Oliver, Lyon County and Bobby Oliver, Atlanta, Ga.; a grandson; a great-grandchild; three step grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to: The Gideon’s International, David E. Mitchell, 9275 Cadiz Road, Princeton, KY 42445.

 

Bobby E. Embrey, 76

 Services for Bobby E. Embrey, 76, of Kuttawa, were Saturday, April 9, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Dean Weber officiating. Burial followed in Chestnut Oak Cemetery in Lyon County.

Mr. Embrey died Wednesday, April 6, at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a member of Chestnut Oak United Methodist Church and retired from General Electric in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.

His parents were Ura and Ruby Hale Embrey.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and seven brothers.

Survivors are: his wife, Mary Jane Montgomery Embrey, Kuttawa; a daughter, Vicki Embrey-Bethel, Mt. Vernon, Ind.; two sons, Bill Embrey, Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Jeff Embrey, Eddyville; two brothers, Harold Embrey, Evansville, Ind., and Royce Embrey, Hopkinsville; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Chestnut Oak United Methodist Church, c/o Sharon Cruce, 298 Rusty Ridge Rd., Kuttawa, KY 42055 or Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth, 2050 Lexington Rd, Versailles, KY 40383

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

 

Tammie Lee Trumbull, 58

Services for Tammie Lee Trumbull, 58, of Eddyville were held Saturday, April 9, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Revs. Ronnie Fox and Mac Walls officiating.

Mrs. Trumbull died Tuesday, April 5, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton.

She attended Eddyville Second Baptist Church.

Survivors are: her husband, Bob Trumbull of Eddyville; her parents, Joe and Lee Leidig, of Lyon County; a daughter, Heather Fallin of Bloomingdale Ill.; two sons, Joshua Fallin of Austin Texas and Jeremy Fallin of Rochelle Ill.;, three sisters, Pattie McCabe of Salinas, Calif., Jennifer Johnson of Mt. Vernon Ill., and Amy Karl of Murphysboro Ill.; three brothers, Jay Dolan of Eddyville, Kenneth Wisniowicz of Aurora Ill., and Jeff Leidig of Colorado Springs, Col.

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

 

Michelle Terry, 54

Services for Michelle Terry, 54, of Eddyville were held Monday, April 11, at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville.

Ms. Terry died Tuesday, March 22, at Gateway Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Darrin Terry and a grandson, Camron Miller.

Survivors are: a son, Jamie Teeters of Eddyville; a daughter, Ashley Wilson of Eddyville; her father, Jessie W. Terry Jr. of Cunningham; her step father and mother, Pete and Jane Herron Doublin of Eddyville; three grandchildren; three brothers, Jessie W. Terry III and Patrick Terry, both of Cunningham, and Paul Doublin of Eddyville; five sisters, Diane Doublin Poole of Florida, Penny Doublin of North Carolina, Diane Smith of Bardwell, Angelia Terry of Cunningham and Donna Doublin of Eddyville.

 

Betty Hall, 78

Services for Betty Hall, 78, of Eddyville, were Sunday, April 10, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Robin Redd officiating. Burial followed at Lance Nichols Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Mrs. Hall died Wednesday, April 6, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

Her parents were Owen and Francis Young.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lenard Hall, and two brothers, Leroy Young and Leon Young.

She was a retired nurse and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors are: two daughters, Vickie Lynn Brewer of Kuttawa and Brenda Markham of Delta Junction, Ark.; a brother, Robert Young of Eddyville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

 

Wanda M. Voyles Pryor, 81

Services for Wanda M. Voyles Pryor, 81, of Lake County, Florida, were held March 15 in Leesburg, Florida.

Mrs. Pryor died March 2 at Cornerstone Hospice in Tavares, Florida. She and her late husband, Harold, retired to Eddyville.

Her parents were Clyde and Rose Thompson Voyles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold B. Pryor and a brother, William Voyles.

Survivors are: a son, Harold A. Pryor of Mapleton, Ill.; three daughters, Karen M. Fleer of Eddyville, Donna M. Downs of Fallon, Nev., and Darlene R. Armentrout of Edwards, Ill.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Rd., Tavares, Florida 32778-9648.

 

Ralph "Pee Wee" Blythe, 48

Services for Ralph “Pee Wee” Blythe, 48, of Princeton, will be Thursday, April 21, at 11 a.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Revs. Baxter Boyd and David Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Blythe died Saturday, April 16, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was a laborer for a radiator factory and member of the First United Methodist Church of Princeton.

Survivors are: his wife, Aimee Olden Blythe of Princeton; his father, Ralph Blythe of Linton; his mother, Thela Stinnett Blythe of Princeton; a daughter, Jessi Blythe of Princeton; two sons, Michael Blythe of Princeton, and Dustin Blythe of Evansville, Ind.; two step sons, Josh Burke of Princeton and Jacob Burke of Clarksville, Tenn.; a step daughter, J’Aimee Burke of Princeton; a brother, Kevin Blythe of Princeton; and a granddaughter.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 301 E. Main Street, #100, Louisville, KY 40202.

    

Patricia Mary "Pat" Long, 90

  Graveside services for Patricia Mary "Pat" Long, 90, will be Friday, April 22, at Chapel Hill Garden West in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary in Elmhurst, Ill., is in charge of arrangements at the graveside.

Mrs. Long died Sunday, April 17, at Princeton Health and Rehab. She was formerly of Elmhurst, Ill., and was a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Elmhurst. She was a retired retail clothing sales manager.

Her parents were Frank and Jean Jacobs Quackenbush.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur L. Long, Jr.; five sisters, Joanne Lamb, Doris Quackenbush, Pauline Wentz, Miriam Quackenbush, Frances Quackenbush and two brothers, Jack Smith and Lawrence Quackenbush.

Survivors are: a daughter, Nancy Minor, Eddyville; and a son, Arthur Allen Long, Chicago, Ill.

Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville is in charge of local arrangements.

 

Gerhard "Whitey" Hans Lehman, 88

Gerhard "Whitey" Hans Lehman, 88, of Grand Rivers, died Friday, April 15, at Rivers Bend Retirement Community in Kuttawa. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Merchant Marines.

His parents were Arno and Margareta Grohnert Lehman.

Survivors are: a son, Donald Lehman of Glasgow; three daughters, Darlene Timmons of Grand Rivers, Debra Rowley of Sessor, Ill., and Donna Shields of Prince George, Va.; and a sister, Ruth St. Pieare of Overland Park, Kan.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or (800) 226-6344.

 

Sylvia Jean Williamson Blanton, 75

Sylvia Jean Williamson Blanton, 75, of Richmond, died March 17, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Mrs. Blanton was a native of Eddyville and graduated from Lyon County High School.

Her parents were Woodrow Ray Williamson and Louise Oliver Williamson.

Survivors are: three daughters Debbie Howard, Sherry Perdue, and Kelley Hawkins; six grandchildren; a niece; and several great-grandchildren.

Heritage Funeral Home in Richmond was in charge of arrangements.

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