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.

Robert Brown McArtor, 88, of Benton, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

Jimmie Lynn Dawson, 83, of Calvert City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

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.

Wilma Mae Walker, 81, of Hardin, passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton.

Daniel Wood Hamby, 46 of Benton, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield.

Susan Dreiman, 61 of Gilbertsville, died on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at her residence.

Bobby Lee Thorn, 75 of Benton, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Lake Way Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

On Aug. 11, 2021 Byron Rhine passed away at the age of 81.

Gene Thompson, 85, of Hardin, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at his home.

Roberta M. Rudolph, 91, of Calvert City and the Little Cypress community, died on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

Greg Vincent Lewis, 64, of Benton, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2021, at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray.

Billie Jean (Byerley) Green, 85 of Benton, died Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Marshall

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.

James Ralph Lyles, Sr. “Jim”, 81, of Symsonia, passed away on Aug. 19, 2021, at home surrounded by family and those who loved him.

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.

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Ruth Evelyn Harrington, 110, of Calvert City, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, at Rivers Bend Retirement Community in Kuttawa.

William “Bill” Lee Collins II, 61, of Benton, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Margie (Clark) Copeland, 84 of Benton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at Marshall County Hospital.

CALVERT CITY — Rosa Lee (Elzey) Embry, 79, of Calvert City, died on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021,at her home. She was a retired newspaper carrier for the Paducah Sun.

Jewell Pace, 86, of Benton, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at Lakeway Nursing & Rehabilitation.

Evangeline (Huggins) “Angel” Byars, 86 of Gilbertsville, passed away at 3:28 a.m. Friday, July 30, 2021, at Landmark of Kuttawa in Kuttawa.

CALVERT CITY — JoAnne Hoffman Oakley, 79, of Calvert City, died Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah.

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 …

Michael “Tim” Hines, 57, of Calvert City, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at his home. He was a truck driver and member of Vaughn’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Charlie Crider, 66, of Benton, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Center.

Billy Joe Stacey, 62, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Marshall County Hospital.

Byron Morris Albertson, 79, of Benton, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah.

Wanda Baker Holt, 73, of South Fulton, Tennessee, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021, at Baptist Health of Paducah.

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.

Fleda Mae Crosno, 89, of Benton, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

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…

Walter Edward Bromley, 93, of Gilbertsville, passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at his home of natural causes.

Glenda Dohn Allen, 74, of Benton, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at her home.

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…

Viva Lou Harper, 83, of Benton, died on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton. She worked as a nurse for Marshall County Hospital for 35 years.

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.

Shirley Fay Edwards, 81, of Gilbertsville, died Thursday, July 15, 2021, at her home.

Juanita Ophelia Bloomingburg, 99, of Corbin, formerly of Benton, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021, at Williamsburg Nursing and Rehabilitation in Williamsburg.

Sammy Ray Washam, 75, of Gilbertsville, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at his home.

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.

Larry Earl Samuel, 68, of Hardin, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, of natural causes.

Marie Davis Hill, 97, died on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at The Stilley House in Benton, KY. She was a longtime resident of Gallatin, Tennessee, and a native of Benton.

Nancy E. Peeler, 68, of Calvert City, died Sunday, July 4, 2021, at her home.

Joe Tom Haltom, 94, of Benton, passed away Friday, July 2, 2021, at the Stilley House Senior Living in Benton.

Linda Sue Adams, 72, of Benton, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, at her home. She was a homemaker and member of Symsonia Baptist Church.

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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.

Mary Brooks Taylor, 89 of Benton, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021, at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation.

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…

Dorothy Driver, 89, of Benton, died Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton. She was a homemaker and member of Walnut Street Baptist Church.

Cheryl Runion, 68, of Gilbertsville, passed away on June 23, 2021, at Lakeway Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Ramona Womack, 90, of Benton, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Center in Paducah of natural causes.

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.

Marjorie Nell Puckett, 88, of Benton, died Monday, June 14, 2021, at her residence.

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.

Sara Sue Patton, 82, of Benton, passed away of natural causes on Monday, June 14, 2021, at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Center in Paducah.

Betty Turner, 92, of Benton, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Murray Calloway County Hospital.