Wilford “Sam” Gregory, 83, passed away on Sept. 17, 2021, in Paducah, after a lengthy and heroic battle with an extremely aggressive form of leukemia.
BENTON — Richard Douglas Logsdon, 81, of Benton, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at Oakview Nursing & Rehab Center in Calvert City. Born Wednesday, July 31, 1940, in East St. Louis, Illinois, he was the son of the late Richard Derrill Logsdon and the late Eileen Elizabeth (Morton) Logsdon.
Charles W. Estes, 80 of Murray, passed away Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Murray Calloway County Hospital. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church. He was retired from Hutson Grain Terminal where he worked as a manager.
Carolyn Ann Thorn, 75, of Benton, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, at her home. She leaves behind her husband of 58 years, Raymond Thorn Jr., Carolyn met Junior in her Freshman year at Calloway County High School. During their senior year, they eloped to Dresden, Tennessee, on Sept. 27, 1963.
Marvin Louis Johnston, 94, of Calvert City, the Griggstown community died Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah. Born May 18, 1927, in Marshall County. Mr. Johnston was the son of the late Albert and Lizzie (Peck) Johnston. He was a retired stitcher at Florsheim Shoe Company and a …
Marjorie A. Fish, nee Muellner, 82, of O’Fallon, Illinois, born Friday, September 23, 1938, in St. Paul, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021; at St. Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Frances Arabella Cook was born on March 1, 1919, near Pottertown in Calloway County, Kentucky. Arabella was one of eight children born to James “Jim” Oliver and Madie Wall Cook. Arabella graduated from Faxon High School and entered Murray State in the fall of 1938 where she majored in home e…
Henry Herbert Shumaker, Sr., 72, of Calvert City, died Sunday, July 11, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah. Born in Calvert City, he was the son of the late Henry Clayton Shumaker and the late Lora Martine (Elder) Shumaker. His battle with serious medical issues showed his courage and determina…
Violet Sue Downing, 84 of Symsonia, died Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City. She was a homemaker and enjoyed caring for her kids, grandkids, and family. She also enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and painting.
A public Celebration of Life service for Mr. Jimmie Ray Hodges, 79, of Benton, who passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton, was held Saturday, July 3, 2021, at the Briensburg Baptist Church. Rev. Brad Walker officiated.
Jerry Kinney, 80, of Benton, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Calvert City Convalescent Center. He was retired from Johns Dental Laboratories in Terre Haute, Indiana. He worked as a Dental Lab Technician, District Sales, and Meeting Coordination.
John W. Killala, 80, of Gilbertsville, died Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton. He was a retired police officer for Highland Park, Michigan, and was a veteran of the US Navy. He loved his family dearly, and his hobbies included boating, fishing, traveling, woodworki…
Thomas Jefferson “T.J.” Horn of Benton, Kentucky, passed away peacefully at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center with his family by his side on Sunday, June 20, 2021.
Joe Edd Smothers was born August 31, 1944, to Randle “Bill” Smothers and Verda Lee (Wood) Smothers at the family home on Symsonia Highway. He was the third of six children. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served as light weapons infantryman. He was a retired ironworker out of Local 782 in Paducah.