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Obituaries

January Obituaries

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - Updated: 2:13 PM

Carolyn Gentry, 73

Carolyn Gentry, 73, of Grand Rivers, died Monday, Jan. 11, at Baptist Health Paducah. She was a homemaker and a member of Grand Rivers Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Garland Gentry, Grand Rivers; a son, Kem Gentry, Benton; a daughter, Missy Lawrence and husband, Jerry, Benton; six grandchildren; Chris Harrington and wife, Deshae; Jason Harrington and wife, Ashley; Jessica Henson, Emmett Gentry and wife, Karlie; Jake Gentry, Jessica Profitt and husband, Eddie; four great grandchildren, Laney Henson, Lilly Ford, Jayce Puckett and Dylan Profitt; one brother, Jerry Newcomb and wife, Jeanetta, Grand Rivers; one sister, Dot Bone and husband, Ted, Grand Rivers; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Emmett and Minnie Head Newcomb; and a brother and sister-in-law, Dee and Marg Newcomb.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services were Thursday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. at Dixon Cemetery in Grand Rivers, with the Rev. Mark Gill officiating.

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

This is a paid obituary.

 

Sandra Jackson, 74

Services for Sandra Jackson, 74, of Grand Rivers, will be Wednesday, (today), at 11 a.m. at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Ms. Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. She was the office manager for Calvert City Chiropractic for 35 years and attended Four Rivers Church in Calvert City.

Her mother was Cleo Johnson Benson.

Survivors are: two sons, Chris Jackson, Paducah, and Eric Jackson, Grand Rivers; a daughter, Denise Jackson Johnson, Grand Rivers; a brother, Terry Johnson, DeLand, Fla.; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Four Rivers Church, 1199 S. Main St., Calvert City, KY 42029

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

 

Waymon Earl Terrell, 65

Waymon Earl Terrell, age 65, of Knoxville, passed away December 29, 2015, after a short battle with throat cancer. Most knew Earl as the man that lived in the woods on Schaad Rd. in the Karns/Powell Community. For the last twenty years he could be seen riding his bicycle and pulling his cart in the Clinton Hwy area. For many years he was accompanied by his faithful dogs. Although Earl chose to live a solitary life, he was a well-recognized and accepted member of our community. Many of you have rallied around Earl in recent months as his health began to fail and have provided for his needs along with many prayers.

Earl was a professed Christian and follower of Our Lord Jesus Christ. He was born in Lyon County, Kentucky. He served in the United States Marine Corp and attended the University of Kentucky.

He was preceeded in death by parents, the Rev. Lester L. and Lea J. Terrell; sister, Jenilee Terrell Harris.

Survived by sister, Zilla Terrell Cansler and brother, James L Terrell; all of Kentucky.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Lynnhurst Cemetery. Friends visited Monday, January 11, at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Highway.

Please make memorial donations to Regions Bank account for the benefit of Earl Terrell. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com

SNbS This is a paid obituary.

 

Kenneth “Butch” Barnett, 50

Services for Kenneth “Butch” Barnett, 50, of Grand Rivers, formerly of Between the Rivers, were Saturday, Jan. 9, at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Revs. Shane Board and Nick Hatfield officiating. Burial followed in Sardis Cemetery, Between the Rivers.

Mr. Barnett died Wednesday, Jan. 6, at his home in Lake City. He was a member of Suwanee Furnace Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army after serving in Desert Storm.

His parents were James Marvin and Elwanda Hatfield Barnett.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Hall.

Survivors are: his wife, Patricia Taber Barnett of Grand Rivers; three sons, Cody Ogg of Burna, and Jamie Barnett of Manchester, Tenn.; four daughters, Sarah Bendel of Paducah, Heather Barnett-Pinkard and Ashley Barnett, both of Manchester, Tenn., Cheyenne Barnett of Grand Rivers; a brother, James Keith Koonce of Arkansas; two sisters, Particia Cummings of Gosnel, Ark., Christine Jarrard of Kuttawa; and two grandchildren.

 

William “Bill”

Berry, 77

Graveside services with military honors for William “Bill” Berry, 77, of Eddyville, were Saturday, January 9, at Riverside Cemetery in Hopkinsville.

Mr. Berry died Wednesday, Jan. 6, at his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired wholesale hardware salesman.

His parents were Garland Williamson Berry and June Rita Lion Berry.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Sue Johnson Berry; a daughter, Dana Sue Berry; a brother, Garland Earl Berry and a sister, Wilma Eastwood.

Survivors are: several nieces and nephews.

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

Rose Marie Waters O’Daniel, 82

Rose Marie Waters O’Daniel, age 82, of Beaver Dam, Ky., and formerly of Kuttawa, died Sunday, January 3, at her home. She was a retired restaurant worker and attended Kuttawa First Baptist Church. Rose Marie was a big Elvis Presley fan. She loved to work in her garden growing flowers and also loved making biscuits at Hardee’s in Eddyville.

She is survived by three daughters, Mary Ann Magers and Faye O’Daniel, both of Jacksonville, Fla., and Charlene Dowell and husband, Michael, Beaver Dam; two granddaughters, Jamie Tarplay and husband, Bob, and Michelle Dowell, two great-grandsons, one brother, Robert Waters and wife, Thelma, Tell City, Ind.; one sister, Ruby Belt and husband, Ray, Eddyville; one brother-in-law: Carl Robinson, Chesterton, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James O’Daniel; her parents, George and Catherine Brasher Waters; one son, Charles Magers, Jr., and two sisters, Barbara Robinson and Velma Styles.

Visitation will be Friday, January 8, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 9, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Roger Waters officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010.

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

This is a paid obituary.

Genave Franklin, 96

Genave Franklin, 96, of Clay, Ky., passed away peacefully into heaven surrounded by family and friends at 5:39 p.m. on January 2, 2016 at the Christian Care Center in Kuttawa.

Genave graduated from Wheatcroft High School in Wheatcroft, Ky. in 1937. She was a member of Rock Springs Church in Wheatcroft, and after marrying Dick Franklin she later became a member of Ashland Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

One of the many things Genave loved to tell about was her trip to the Holy Land and Greece years ago.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Franklin in 1983 and her son, Terry Franklin in 1988.

She is survived by two sons, Bob Franklin and his wife, Karen of Eddyville, and David Franklin and his wife Karla of Clay; eight grandchildren, Jim Franklin, Julie Mayo, Tonya Young, Jo Franklin, Rowdy Franklin, Chessa Franklin, Coltin Franklin and Parker Franklin and many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay, with the Rev. Karen Franklin officiating. Burial followed in Oddfellows Cemetery in Clay.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to: The Gideons International,

P. O. Box 412, Sebree, KY 42455. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

This is a paid obituary.

 

Louise Robertson, 85

Services for Louise Robertson, 85, of Eddyville, were Monday, Jan. 4, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Stan Puryear officiating. Burial followed in Lamasco Baptist Church Cemetery in Lyon County.

Mrs. Robertson died Sunday, Jan. 3, at Rivers Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa following a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Eddyville First Baptist Church.

Her parents were Homer and Rhoda McWaters Croxton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Robertson; a brother, James Huey Croxton; and a sister, Shirley Croxton.

Survivors are: two daughters, Sandra Littlejohn, Princeton, and Diane DeBoe, Mexico; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six sisters, Betty Timmons, Margaret Rhodes, Judy Yates and Eva Puryear, all of Kuttawa, Connie Parker, Calvert City and Dottie Lee, Paducah; and several nieces and nephews.

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


Cynthia Rednour Rainey, 57

Services for Cynthia Rednour Rainey, 57, of Gleason, Tenn., were Saturday, Jan. 30, at Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Mike Wimberley officiating. Burial followed in Dycusburg Cemetery.

Ms. Rainey died Jan. 12 in Weakley County, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Rednour.

Her parents were Everett L. and Doris Ann Asbridge Rednour.

Survivors are: a son, Joshua Rainey of Minneapolis, Minn.; a daughter, Jennifer Evans of Martin, Tenn.; a brother, Greg Rednour of Paducah; a sister, Teresa C. Linzy of Valparaiso, Ind.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to: Dunn's Funeral Home to offset funeral expenses or to the Ned R. McWherter Weakley County Library, 341 Linden St. Dresden, TN 38225.

 

 Stanley Hodges, 74

Stanley Hodges, 74, of Lyon County, died Jan. 6 at his home. He was a retired carpenter, a member of the Masonic Order and a U.S. Navy veteran.

His father was Stanley Hodges.

Survivors are: his mother, Mary Ella Edwards Hodges, Eddyville; a son, Shawn Hodges, Temecula Calif.; three grandchildren; a sister, Mary Patricia Grim, Eddyville; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or services.

Lakeland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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

Carrol Morris, 74

Services for Carrol Morris, 74, of Princeton, were Sunday, Jan. 24, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Revs. Ronnie Sivells and Baxter Boyd officiating.

Mr. Morris died Tuesday, Jan. 19, at his home following a short illness. He was a retired contractor and member of Midway Baptist Church.

His parents were Rudolph and Elizabeth Holmes Morris.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Michelle Haley; and two brothers, Hewlett Morris and George Morris.

Survivors are: his wife, Ann White Morris, Princeton; a son, Mitch Morris, Elkton; a step daughter, Kathy Towery, Princeton; a step son, Bobby Murphy, Eddyville; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold Morris, Caldwell County; a sister, Ann Crocker Barnwell, Princeton; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

 

Glenn Ruppert, 79

Services for Glenn Ruppert, 79, of Eddyville, were Saturday, Jan. 23, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Russ Davidson officiating.

Mr. Ruppert died Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Caldwell Medical Center following a long illness. He was a retired Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for over 35 years and was a member of First Baptist Church in Princeton.

His parents were Adam and Neveta Wiley Ruppert.

Survivors are: his wife, Lois Baker Ruppert, Eddyville; a son, Randy Ruppert, Louisville; a daughter, Cindy Trimm, Eddyville; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Arnold Ruppert, Pittsburgh, Pa.

He was preceded in death by a sister; and two brothers.

Memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church Building Fund, 300 W Main St., Princeton, KY 42445 or American Cancer Society, Caldwell County Memorials 3140 Parisa Dr., Paducah, KY 42003.

  

Stanley Hodges, 74

Stanley Hodges, 74, of Lyon County, died Jan. 6 at his home. He was a retired carpenter, a member of the Masonic Order and a U.S. Navy veteran.

His father was Stanley Hodges.

Survivors are: his mother, Mary Ella Edwards Hodges, Eddyville; a son, Shawn Hodges, Temecula Calif.; three grandchildren; a sister, Mary Patricia Grim, Eddyville; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or services.

Lakeland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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


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