Shelia Hopkins Hickerson, 71, of Benton, passed away September 8, 2020, at Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

Clayton “Dick” Hudson, 86, of Benton, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at his home.

Herbert Mason Thompson, 91, of Hardin, passed away Monday, August 31, 2020, at his home.

Lewis C. Toney, 85, of Paducah, formerly of Mooresboro, North Carolina, and Benton, passed peacefully from this world to meet his heavenly Father on August 29, 2020, after a brief illness. He was a beloved husband, son, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

John Stephenson II, 54, of Arlington, passed away on Thursday, August 20 at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield of natural causes.

Evelyn Powell Wilkins, 96, of Benton, died on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Benton.

Gary Downing, 79, of Fairdealing, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2020.

Connie Darnall Prather, 69, of Mayfield, formerly of Benton, passed away on August 14, at Baptist Health Paducah.

Virginia “Diana” Denton, 67, of Gilbertsville, passed away Wednesday, August 12 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah of natural causes.

Bradley Troxel, 52, of Murray, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, at his home.

Ronnie L. Hardy, 64, of Benton, passed away on August 21, at Baptist Health in Paducah.

Betty Jean Inglish, 79, of Calvert City, died on Wednesday, August 19, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Anna Lou Jones Usrey, 89, died July 15, at the Lakeway Nursing Home in Benton. She loved the people there and thanked God for the many friends she had there. She highly valued her friends and family and often said she was a “millionaire” because of those individuals.

Helen Ruth Melton, 83, of Eagleville, Tennessee, formerly of Benton, passed away Saturday, August 15, at NHC Healthcare of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Phyllis Vaughn, 69, of Calvert City, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, at her home. She was a homemaker and member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Gloria Gene Fleming Sierra, 86, of Benton, formerly of Owensboro and Henderson, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, at the Indiana University Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.

May Joanne Grell, 85, of Gilbertsville, passed away on Saturday, August 1.

Josephine Kaye Pritchett, 73, of Benton, died on Sunday, August 2, at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton.

Dirl B. “Bugs” Tyree, 80, of Benton, passed away Friday, July 24, at his home.

Tammy Anette “Tootz” McClusky of Gilbertsville, beloved wife of 35 years to John E. “Jack” McClusky, passed away Friday, July 31, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 58.

Evelyn M. Winstead, 99, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 1, at Townsend Park Health and Rehabilitation in Cartersville, Georgia. She was born September 13, 1920, at Elsie Coal, Letcher County. She was a resident of Benton and member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Benton …

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Anna Louise Gregory, 80, of Benton, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, at Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City. She was the former co-owner of Gregory Slaughterhouse and was a member of First Baptist Church.

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Joanne Sullivan Johnson, 87, of Benton, passed away Saturday, July 25, at her home.

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Ernestyne Young, 89, of Mayfield, passed away on July 27, at Mayfield Health and Rehabilitation. Ernestyne was born in Mart, Texas, on April 2, 1931 to the late Ernest Culverhouse and Alyne Ashcraft Culverhouse.

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Carlas Wayne Franks, 67, of Kuttawa, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020, at Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. He left this life for his new home in Heaven after many years of being lovingly cared for by his niece, Christina Powers, whom he loved as a daughter, his brother, Paul, nephe…

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On Friday, July 17, Bobby B. Moss, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 89. Bobby was a member at the Benton Church of Christ along with his family.

James “Steve” Hathcock, 66, of Paducah, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Hathcock retired from the TVA and then worked as a barber in Paducah. He also served and bartended for many years in downtown Paducah restaurants.

Jared Pritchett, 46, of Benton, died on Sunday, July 19.

Judy Gail Wagers, 70, of Benton, passed away on July 12, at her daughter’s home in St. Louis, Missouri.

Sonja Faye Wommack, age 80, of Benton, passed away on Thursday, July 16 at her home of natural causes.

Douglas Dahl, age 71, of Benton, passed away on Monday, July 6, at the Hosparus Care Center in Louisville of natural causes.

Daniel L. “Dan” Couch, age 85, of Hardin, died on Sunday, July 5, at Baptist Health in Paducah. He was a retired maintenance mechanic for General Tire, member of the Local 665 United Rubber Workers, and a member of Fairdealing Church of Christ.

Reverend Shirley Gupton Lynn, 84, of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, July 2. She was born in 1935 in Carlisle County at home near Bardwell to the late Hazel Lee Gupton and Dr. Eulice Gupton.

Joanne Nelson O’Daniel, 85, of Benton, passed away Friday, July 10, at her home in Benton.

William Mark Orlowski, of Medina, Ohio, passed away on Friday, June 26. He was born in Benton, Illinois on October 27, 1961 to William Matthew and Glenda Sue (Bowers) Orlowski.

Harold Gene Frizzell, 63, of Benton, passed away Friday, June 19, at University of Louisville — Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

Barbara Jean Thorpe, 88, of Benton, passed away Sunday, July 5, at Morningside Assisted Living Facility in Paducah.

Jane Hawks Thompson, 83, of Benton, passed away Thursday, July 2, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

Richard Clay Webb, 56, passed away June 20, at his residence. He was born on February 20, 1964 in Anchorage, Alaska. Rick served in the Army 6 years.

Vernon “Wart” Tatum, age 97, of Benton, passed away on Monday, June 22, at his residence.

Thomas Gamble, age 66, of Benton, died on June 18, in Benton.

Wanda Spindleman, 77, of Hardin, died on Thursday, June 18, at her residence.

James Elison Gordon, age 83, of Benton, died on Thursday, June 18 at Baptist Health Paducah. He was retired from General Tire where he worked in the trucking department. He was a member of Dexter Pentecostal Church.

Don L. Alexander, 72, of Paducah, formerly of Marshall County, passed away at 12:46 p.m. on Friday, June 19, at Baptist Health Paducah.

Jeanette Alexander, 78, of Benton, passed away Sunday, June 7 at Marshall County Hospital in Benton.

Ron Babczak, age 63, of Benton, died on June 9, at 1:36 p.m. at Baptist Health in Paducah.

David A. Willie, 62, of Benton, passed away on June 3 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dolly Lee Verzi, age 86, of Benton, was elevated to her Heavenly home on Sunday, June 7, from her residence at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

Ginger Ellen Powell, 63, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, May 13, at her home.

April Dossett, 55, of Calvert City, passed away Tuesday, June 2 at Baptist Hospital from ALS.

Julia B. Downing, age 90, of Benton, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, at the Stilley House in Benton. She was a homemaker and member of Fairdealing Church of Christ.

Johnny Thompson, age 84, of Benton, died on Sunday, May 31, at his home. He was a retired KY State Trooper and veteran of the US Army. He was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church.

Brenda Raye Metz, 68, of Ashland City, Tennessee, died on Wednesday, June 3, at her home. She attended Triton College in Chicago, Illinois and was a legal assistant. She was an avid Chicago Bears fan.