Eddyville, KY


October Obituaries

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - Updated: 2:06 PM

Lonnie F. Travis, 86

Graveside services for Lonnie F. Travis, 86, of Kuttawa, were Sunday, Oct 9, at Asbridge Cemetery in Crittenden County with the Revs. Lonnie Knight and Bobby Garland officiating.

Mr. Travis died Friday, Oct. 7, at his home.  He was retired from SKW Metals and Alloys in Calvert City and owner of L & H Dog Supply Store.  He was a member of Seven Springs Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors are: his wife, Helen Guess Travis, Kuttawa; two daughters, Darlene Pool, Kuttawa, and Shannon Williams, Shallowater, Texas; two sons, Larry Travis, Kuttawa, and Kent Martin, Fredonia; a brother, Donald Travis, Eddyville; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to: Asbridge Cemetery Fund, c/o Kent Martin, 290 Lloyd Rd., Fredonia, KY  42411.

Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge in arrangements.

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


R. Harold Salyer, 101

Services for R. Harold Salyer, 101, were held Saturday, Oct. 8, at Lakeland Funeral Home with the Revs. Jack Larwa and Steve McVay officiating.

Burial followed at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Pike County, Ind.

Mr. Salyer died Monday, Oct. 3, at Rivers Bend Retirement Community in Kuttawa. He was a member of the Eddyville United Methodist Church, the Lyons Club, oversaw Red Cross blood drives, 1991 Citizen of the Year, a 32nd Degree Mason of the Scottish Rite and was also very involved with Lyon County Basketball teams.

His parents were Ollie and Willie Salyer.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elva Welton Salyer; second wife, Leva Jane Salyer; and grandson, Travis Salyer Beckman.  

Survivors are: his daughter, Barbara Salyer Beckman of Eddyville; a sister, Juanita Bashan of Evansville, Ind; a granddaughter, Robin Klaszky; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Eddyville United Methodist Church, 214 Jenkins Rd., Eddyville, KY 42038.

Online condolences may be made at the website: www.lakelandchapel.com.


Beatrix Joy

Ferguson, 85

Beatrix Joy Ferguson, 85, of Dycusburg, died Friday, Oct. 7, at Salem Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Dycusburg Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

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



Lacy Wallace, 79

Services for Lacy Wallace, 79, of Princeton, were held Sunday, Oct. 2, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Revs. Ronnie Sivells and Rev. Don Pippen officiating. Burial followed in Blue Spring Church Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Mr. Wallace died Thursday, Sept. 29, at Baptist Health Paducah.  He was retired from Ford Motor Company and was a member of Blue Spring Missionary Baptist Church, UAW Retirees, and Woodmen of the World.

His parents were Calvin and Ethel Keel Wallace.

Survivors are: his wife, Lavon Gray Wallace of Princeton; a daughter, Tricia Corley of Kuttawa; two sons, Cletis Wallace of Marshfield, Mo., and Bobby Wallace of St. John, Ind.; a sister, Myria Bush of Cadiz; a brother, Calvert Wallace of Caldwell County; six grandchildren; a step grandchild; five great grandchildren.

 He was preceded in death by three sisters, Lorene Wallace, Ruby McCormick and Nina Wynn; four brothers, Leslie Wallace, Albert Wallace, G.T. Wallace and Stanley Wallace.

Online condolences may be left at the website, www.morgansfuneralhome.com


Margaret Fryar, 79

Services for Margaret Fryar, 79, of Princeton, were held Friday, Sept. 30, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Revs. Chris Turpin and Lester Watson officiating. Burial followed in Meeks Cemetery.

Mrs. Fryar died Sunday, Sept. 25, at her home.  She was a retired realtor and a member of Donaldson Missionary Baptist Church.

Her parents were Aubrey and Martha Champion Wring.

She was preceded in death by a son, Philip Fryar.

Survivors are: her husband, Charlie Fryar; two daughters, Pam Bryant of Mayfield and Karen Radford of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Barbara Hodge of Hobart, Ind., and Patty Patton of Marion; a brother, Bruce Wing of Memphis, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: North American Mission Board-MSC,  Account No. 10270, P. O. 116543, Atlanta, GA  30368-6543. In memo line please put Acct. # 10270. To submit online please use address http://msc.kindtera.org//turpins. 


Mary Ella Hodges, 96

Mary Ella Hodges, 96, of Eddyville, died Saturday, Oct. 1, at her home. Born in Davis County, she also resided in Evansville, Ind., and Riverside, Calif. She was a lifetime member of the United Church of Christ in Evansville, Ind.

Her parents were Samuel and Mary Elizabeth McLimore Edwards.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Hodges; a son, Stanley W. Hodges; and two brothers, Clarence “Buff” Edwards and James Edwards.

Survivors are: her daughter, Mary “Pat” Grim of Eddyville; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew.

There will be no visitation or service at this time.

Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Arrangements were made at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville.

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


Jerry Calvin Duff, 69

Graveside services with Military Rites for Jerry Calvin Duff, 69, of Kuttawa, were held Saturday, Oct. 15, at Macedonia Cemetery with the Rev. Carl Nelson officiating.

Mr. Duff died Thursday, Oct. 13, at his home in Kuttawa.

He was a U.S. Army veteran serving two tours in Vietnam.

His parents were Thomas Calvin and Pearl Forsythe Duff. Survivors are: his wife, Linda “Sally” Engler Duff of Kuttawa; six sons, Keith Duff, Steven Duff, Brian Duff, Jamie Duff, all of Alton, Ill., Timmy Engler and Nick Engler, both of Kuttawa; three sisters, Jean Binyard of Brighton, Ill., Janice Strack and Jenette Shockley, both of Kuttawa; four brothers, Justin Duff, Jeff Duff, Dennis Duff, all of Kuttawa, and David Duff of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

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


Larry Wayne

Lynch, 65

Services for Larry Wayne Lynch, 65, of Grand Rivers, were held Friday, Oct. 14, at Calvary Baptist Church in Grand Rivers with Revs. Jimmy Jones and Nick Forsythe officiating.

Mr. Lynch died Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Christian Care Center in Kuttawa. 

He was a retired electrician with VMV Enterprises for 40 years, a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Grand Rivers, President of Kentucky Travelers Motorcycle Club and a Kentucky Colonel.

His parents were Floyd Lynch and Frances Woodford Byassee.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Lynch and a grandson, Victor Doom.

Survivors are: his wife, Gail Pendergrast Lynch, Grand Rivers; a son, Rondale Lynch, Grand Rivers; a daughter, Merissa Breedlove, Grand Rivers; two brothers, Charles Lynch, Brookport, Ill., and Kenneth Byassee, Symsonia; a sister, Debora Coln, Jonesville; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge of arrangements.

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



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