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Obituaries

March Obituaries

Tuesday, March 01, 2016 - Updated: 2:13 PM

Phyllis Beck Niemi, 63

Services for Phyllis Beck Niemi, 63, of Eddyville, will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 7 at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Steve McVay officiating. Burial will follow in Saratoga United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lyon County.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 7, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Niemi died Friday, Feb. 26 at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Presbyterian Church of Princeton.

Her parents were William Loyd and Nancy Scrugham Beck.

Survivors are: her husband, John W. Niemi of Eddyville; a step daughter, Susan Allen of Marshall County; a sister, Nora Beck of Nashville Tenn.; and three nephews.

 

Mary “Jackie” Kelley, 80

Services for Mary “Jackie” Kelley, 80, of Eddyville, were Monday, Feb. 29, at the Lakeland Funeral home in Eddyville with the Rev. Carl Nelson officiating. Burial followed in Kuttawa Cemetery in Kuttawa.

Mrs. Kelley died Wednesday, Feb. 24 at her residence in Lyon County. She was a homemaker and attended Kuttawa First Baptist Church.

Her parents were Jess and Hester Margaret High.

Survivors are: two daughters, Rudella Kelley of Eddyville and Susan Kristler of Greenwood, Ind.; a sister, Deloris Knight of Cato, N.Y.; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a great-great -grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Orbie Rudell Kelley; a daughter, Patricia Belt; a brother, Jerry High; and a grandson, Erick Johnson.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Ms. Anne Webber, 21 Dogwood Dr., Eddyville, KY 42038.

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

Lucille Gray, 87

Services for Lucille Gray, 87, of Eddyville, were Saturday, Feb. 27, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville. Burial followed in Saratoga Cemetery in Lyon County.

Mrs. Gray died Feb. 24 at Baptist Health Paducah.

She was a homemaker, retired sales clerk at Jonathan Logan at the Eddyville Mall, and a member of Eddyville United Methodist Church.

Her parents were Wallace and Della Rae Jordan Salyer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Furman Ed Gray; two sisters, Blanche Boitnott, and Edna Lane; and a brother, Glenn Salyer.

Survivors are: four daughters, Donna Williams and Gini Bingham, both of Eddyville, Kathy Howell, Gilbertsville; Peggy Wheeler, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; a son, Forrest E. Gray, Eddyville; a sister, Jackie Hubbard, Princeton; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to: Eddyville United Methodist Church Building Fund, 214 Jenkins Road, Eddyville, KY 42038 or the Saratoga Cemetery Fund, c/o Jane F Wells, 543 State Route 730 E, Eddyville, KY 42038

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

Jennie B. Pettit, 83

Jennie B. Pettit, age 83 of Clarksville, Tenn., formerly of Princeton, Ky., died on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Spring Meadows Healthcare Center in Clarksville, Tenn.

She was a retired cashier for Wal Mart, she served the Lord along side her husband, the Rev. W. H. Pettit at Giles Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Crider, Crayne Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Fredonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bethel and McAdoo Cumberland Presbyterian Churches at Clarksville, Tenn., Waverly Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Waverly, Tenn., Silverdale Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Chattanooga, Tenn., Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Philpot, Mt. Shannon Cumberland Presbyterian at Greenbrier, Tenn., Good Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Caldwell County, Ky., and was past president of Nashville Presbytery.

Survivors include one son, Mark Pettit and wife, Juna of Adamsville, Tenn., four daughters, Christy Burns and husband, Pat of Blythewood, S.C., Kelly Falder and husband, Joe of Princeton, Ky., Nancy Freeman of Clarksville, Tenn., and Beth Jirik and husband, Larry of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry “Bill” Pettit, Jr., her parents, Luther Sidney Oliver and Olthea Oliver, one great grandchild, Khloe Vann, three brothers, Felix Oliver, Homer Oliver and Buddy Oliver, and one sister, Margie Oliver.

Visitation was held on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton Ky.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Tabor, the Rev. Bill Miller, and the Rev. Ray Board officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Grandsons served as active pallbearers and granddaughters served as honorary pallbearers.

This is a paid obituary.

 

James F. “Jimmy” Ramey, 88

Services for James “Jimmy” Ramey, 88, of Eddyville, will be Thursday, March 24, at 1 p.m. at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Paul Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Rolling Hills Cemetery in Eddyville.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at the funeral home.

Mr. Ramey died Monday, March 21, at Crittenden County Health and Rehab in Marion. He was a retired operator at Carbon Grafite and a member of Bible Baptist Church.

His parents were Lee and Ethel Burns Ramey.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Byron and Calvin Ramey; and two sisters, Dollie Cannon and Eloda Crumbaugh.

Survivors are: his wife, Virginia Pauline Fitts Ramey, Eddyville; a daughter, Linda Kay Rushing, Eddyville; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson.

Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be sent from the website: lakelandchapel.com.

Tammy Lee Travis, 42

Services for Tammy Lee Travis, 42, of Madisonville, were Tuesday, March 22, at the Bandy Funeral Home in Nortonville with the Rev. Don Neal officiating. Burial followed in Yeargins Chapel Cemetery in Graham.

Mrs. Travis died Friday, March 18, at her home. She was a homemaker.

Her mother was Nola Crick Groves.

Survivors are: her husband, Eric Travis of Kuttawa; her father, Danny Groves of Madisonville; and her sister, Sandra Foreman of Madisonville.

Condolences to the family may be made at bandyfuneralhome.com.

Tommie G. Vied, 65

Services for Tommie G. Vied, 65, of Fredonia, were held Saturday, March 19, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Lyon County with the Rev. Aaron Brown officiating.

Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Mr. Vied died Wednesday, March 16, at Princeton Health and Rehab in Princeton.

He was a concrete plant manager and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Lyon County.

His parents were Norwood and Cornelia Sanders Vied.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Teri Lee Vied.

Survivors are: a daughter, Jenni Vied of Kuttawa; two sons, Kenton Vied and Trenton Vied, both of Fredonia; two brothers, Don Wood Vied of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Jackie Vied of Woodbury, Tenn.; and four grandchildren.

James “Pooch” Freeman, 83

Services for James “Pooch” Freeman, 83, of Lyon County were Saturday, March 19, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Revs. Robin Redd and Bobby Dunning officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lyon County.

Mr. Freeman died Tuesday, March 15, at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and a former welder for Johnson Control in Cadiz.

His parents were James Urey and Mary Dunning Freeman.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Earnest Freeman.

Survivors are: his wife, Susie Leibert Freeman of Lyon County; a son, James Urey Freeman of Lyon County; a sister, Dorothy Murray of Savannah, Tenn.; and a brother, Edward Freeman of Princeton.

Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton was in charge of the arrangements.

 


Michelle Terry, 54

Michelle Terry, 54, of Eddyville died Tuesday, March 22, at Gateway Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Darrin Terry and a grandson, Camron Miller.

Survivors are: a son, Jamie Teeters of Eddyville; a daughter, Ashley Wilson of Eddyville; her father and stepmother, Jessie and Bonnie Terry of Cunningham; her step father and mother, Pete and Jane Herron Doublin of Eddyville; three grandchildren; three brothers, Jessie W. Terry III and Patrick Terry, both of Cunningham, and Paul Doublin of Eddyville; five sisters, Diane Doublin Poole of Florida, Penny Doublin of North Carolina, Diana Terry Smith of Bardwell, Angela Terry Langston of Cunningham and Donna Doublin of Eddyville.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

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

Frank Broucek, 73

Services for Frank Broucek, 73, of Eddyville, were Tuesday, March 29, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Jack Larwa officiating.

Mr. Broucek died Friday, March 25, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton.

He was a retired middle school teacher at Arlington Heights Ill. School District 25 and also substituted at Lyon County High School. He was a member of the Lyon County Bass Club, Funtimers Bass Club and the National Rifle Association.

His parents were Frank Joseph Broucek, Jr. and Eleanor Javorsky Broucek.

He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Broucek.

Survivors are: his wife, Karen Mikota Broucek of Eddyville; a daughter, Susan Brodersen of Rolling Meadows, Ill.; four sons, James Broucek of Rolling Meadows, Ill., Thomas Broucek of Wood Dale, Ill., David Broucek of Palatine, Ill., and Daniel Broucek, of Stewart, Minn.; a sister, Eleanor Slesicki of Mt. Prospect, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and a stepson, Jeff Huppenthal of Clarksville, Tenn.

Memorials may be made to: American Heart Association, Great Rivers Affiliate, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, Il 60693 or American Cancer Society, c/o Anne Webber, 21 Dogwood Dr., Eddyville, KY 42038.

 

Shelley Boone Walley, 69

Graveside services for Shelley Boone Walley, 69, of Madison, Minn., were held March 28 at noon in Maple View Cemetery in Marion with the Rev. Steve McVay officiating.

Ms. Walley died July 29, 2015 at her home in Madison. Her parents and grandparents were from Lyon and Crittenden Counties but she lived most of her early life in Alton, Ill.

Her parents were Burgess and Dorothy Dunn Boone.

Survivors include several cousins in Lyon and Crittenden Counties.

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

 

Cecil Brown, 73

Services for Cecil Brown, 73, of Princeton, were Saturday, March 26, at Highland Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

Mr. Brown died Wednesday, March 23, at Caldwell Medical Center. He was a retired business owner.

His parents were Harry Chester Brown and Eva Elizabeth Burke Brown.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Susie Stockard.

Survivors are: his wife, Bonnie Scott Brown of Princeton; three daughters, Stephanie Brown Smith of Sardis Ala., and Ronda Brown-Holbrook and Casaundra S. Mills, both of Eustis Fla,; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Diana Day DeLeon of Carrolton, Texas; two brothers, Harry D. Brown of Apopka, Fla., and Darryl Brown of Jacksonville Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Morgan’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Terrie Lynn Vinson

Terrie Lynn Vinson, stillborn infant of Amber Girkant and Stevie Vinson was delivered Thursday, March 17, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

Services were Monday, March 28, at Hebron Cemetery in Lyon County with the Rev. Tim Perdue officiating.

Survivors are: her paternal grandparents, Eric and Pamela Vinson of Kuttawa; paternal grandfather, Richard Girkant of Lamsing, Ill., maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Teresa and Ronald Jovanovic of Kuttawa; aunt, Alexandria “Alex” Charles of Finley, Ohio and uncle, Mitchell “Mitch” Girkant of Tenn.

 

Jay Lefan, 49

Services for Jay Lefan, 49, of Eddyville, were Friday, March 25, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. James Jones officiating. Burial followed in Rolling Hills Cemetery in Eddyville.

Mr. Lefan died Wendesday, March 23, at Caldwell Medical Center Emergency Room. He was a factory worker at Treehouse Foods in Princeton and a member of Suwanee Furnace Baptist Church.

His father was Jerry Randall Lefan.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lawrence “Josh” Lewis and Marie Holloway Cummins Lewis; and his paternal grandparents, Hale and Elizabeth Goodman Lefan.

Survivors are: his wife, Melissa Oliver Lefan, Eddyville; two sons, Cody Autry and Ty Lefan; a brother, Jason Lefan, Madisonville; his mother, Phyllis Cummins Lefan, Eddyville; an aunt, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society c/o Ms. Anne Webber, 21 Dogwood Drive, Eddyville, KY 42038-8721.

Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge of the arrangements.

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

 


Norma Jean

Owen, 81

Services for Norma Jean Owen, 81 of Eddyville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, at Collier Funeral Chapel, 211 West 5th St. Benton, Kentucky 42025. Burial will follow in the Provine Cemetery in Benton.

Visitation will be held between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Owen died Sunday, April 3, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton. She was the CEO/President of California Joy, a manufacturer of women’s swimwear for 31 years and was responsible for design implementation on the pocket of their children’s jeans line, California Jollies.

Her parents were Loren Bishop and Nellie May Horsley Bishop.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Richard Donald Owen; three brothers, Jerry Bishop, Donald Bishop and Harold Bishop, and a sister, Pauline Devine.

Survivors are: two sons, Donald Owen of Eddyville and Larry Owen of Covnia, Calif.; a daughter, Linda Shepherd of Sacramento, Calif.; a sister, Violet Black of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Ronnie D. Ladd, 62

Services for Ronnie D. Ladd, 62, of Princeton were Saturday, April 2 at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton.

Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Ladd died Thursday, March 31, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

He was a produce stocker for Wal-Mart and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

His parents were Emil and Cora McNeely Ladd.

He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Ladd.

Survivors are: his wife, Vanessa Cartwright Ladd of Princeton; a son, Terry Ladd of Princeton; three grandchildren; two sisters, Corlis Walker of Eddyville and Linda Ruth Mitchell of Princeton; a brother, Emil Junior Ladd of Cadiz and two nieces and nephews.

 

Lester “Les”

Pogue, 74

Services for Lester “Les” Pogue, 74, of Kuttawa, were Saturday, April 2 at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Bill McCormick officiating. Burial followed in Kuttawa Cemetery.

Mr. Pogue died Wednesday, March 30, at his home. He was a Baptist, a Kentucky Master Logger and a commercial fisherman.

His parents were Bernard Claude Pogue and Wilma Gray Pogue.

Survivors are: his wife, Rita Crews Pogue, Kuttawa; three daughters, Teresa McCormick and Sheila Brown, both of Marble Hill, Mo., and Marisa Skinner, Kuttawa; two sons, Randy Pogue, Marble Hill, Mo., and Mark Riley, Eddyville; three sisters, Bonnie Mills, Farmington, Mo., Debbie Lindsey and Carol Pogue, both of Fredricktown, Mo.; two brothers, Roger Pogue and Donnie Pogue, both of Fredricktown, Mo.; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, c/o Anne Webber, 21 Dogwood Dr., Eddyville, KY 42038.

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

 

Arnella Oliver, 77

Arnella Oliver, 77, of Wood River, Ill., passed away at 7:33 p.m. Saturday,  April 9, 2016 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton, Ill.

She was born May 6, 1938 at home in the area of the Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky to the late Orbie “Dude” and Nellie (Blankenship) Aldridge.

On May 28, 1956, she and Ernest “Ernie” A. Oliver were married in Corinth, Miss. He preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2001.

Arnella was a homemaker and had attended First General Baptist Church of Rosewood Heights. She loved to play bingo and do word search puzzles. She enjoyed vacationing with family and riding on the pontoon boat. Her life centered around her family. She was a caregiver not only to her own children, but her three granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Brian Sherer of Roxana, Ill.; three granddaughters, Felisha (Ernie) Fries, Marissa Sherer and Samantha Sherer; a brother, Tom (Liz) Aldridge of Kuttawa, Ky.; two sisters, Dorothy Petty of Hickory Valley, Tenn., and Donna (Tommy) Vinson of Princeton, Ky.; a special niece, Shelly Hefner; and great-niece and great-nephew, Josie and Robby Hefner.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: a son, Wayne Oliver and a sister, Ann Powell.

Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Paynic Home for Funerals where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (today) with the Rev. Dan Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Wanda Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Online information and guestbook may be found at www.paynicfh.com

This is a paid obituary.

Thelma Hopper Oliver, 88

Services for Thelma Hopper Oliver, 88, of Lyon County were Tuesday, April 12, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Robin Redd officiating. Burial followed in the Princeton Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Oliver died Saturday, April 9, at her home. She was a registered nurse and a member of Northside Baptist Church before joining Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Lyon County.

Her parents were James Harvey and Willie A. Luttrell Haddock.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Hopper; two sons, Joe Hopper and Donnie Hopper; two sisters, Mary Cook and Lena Mae Jenkins; a brother, Jimmie Haddock; and a grandson, Kris Hopper.

Survivors are: her husband, Woodson Oliver; three step-sons: Jimmie Oliver, Eddyville, Jackie Oliver, Lyon County and Bobby Oliver, Atlanta, Ga.; a grandson; a great-grandchild; three step grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to: The Gideon’s International, David E. Mitchell, 9275 Cadiz Road, Princeton, KY 42445.

Bobby E. Embrey, 76

 Services for Bobby E. Embrey, 76, of Kuttawa, were Saturday, April 9, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Dean Weber officiating. Burial followed in Chestnut Oak Cemetery in Lyon County.

Mr. Embrey died Wednesday, April 6, at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a member of Chestnut Oak United Methodist Church and retired from General Electric in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.

His parents were Ura and Ruby Hale Embrey.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and seven brothers.

Survivors are: his wife, Mary Jane Montgomery Embrey, Kuttawa; a daughter, Vicki Embrey-Bethel, Mt. Vernon, Ind.; two sons, Bill Embrey, Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Jeff Embrey, Eddyville; two brothers, Harold Embrey, Evansville, Ind., and Royce Embrey, Hopkinsville; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Chestnut Oak United Methodist Church, c/o Sharon Cruce, 298 Rusty Ridge Rd., Kuttawa, KY 42055 or Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth, 2050 Lexington Rd, Versailles, KY 40383

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

Tammie Lee Trumbull, 58

Services for Tammie Lee Trumbull, 58, of Eddyville were held Saturday, April 9, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Revs. Ronnie Fox and Mac Walls officiating.

Mrs. Trumbull died Tuesday, April 5, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton.

She attended Eddyville Second Baptist Church.

Survivors are: her husband, Bob Trumbull of Eddyville; her parents, Joe and Lee Leidig, of Lyon County; a daughter, Heather Fallin of Bloomingdale Ill.; two sons, Joshua Fallin of Austin Texas and Jeremy Fallin of Rochelle Ill.;, three sisters, Pattie McCabe of Salinas, Calif., Jennifer Johnson of Mt. Vernon Ill., and Amy Karl of Murphysboro Ill.; three brothers, Jay Dolan of Eddyville, Kenneth Wisniowicz of Aurora Ill., and Jeff Leidig of Colorado Springs, Col.

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

Michelle Terry, 54

Services for Michelle Terry, 54, of Eddyville were held Monday, April 11, at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville.

Ms. Terry died Tuesday, March 22, at Gateway Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Darrin Terry and a grandson, Camron Miller.

Survivors are: a son, Jamie Teeters of Eddyville; a daughter, Ashley Wilson of Eddyville; her father, Jessie W. Terry Jr. of Cunningham; her step father and mother, Pete and Jane Herron Doublin of Eddyville; three grandchildren; three brothers, Jessie W. Terry III and Patrick Terry, both of Cunningham, and Paul Doublin of Eddyville; five sisters, Diane Doublin Poole of Florida, Penny Doublin of North Carolina, Diane Smith of Bardwell, Angelia Terry of Cunningham and Donna Doublin of Eddyville.

Betty Hall, 78

Services for Betty Hall, 78, of Eddyville, were Sunday, April 10, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Robin Redd officiating. Burial followed at Lance Nichols Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Mrs. Hall died Wednesday, April 6, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

Her parents were Owen and Francis Young.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lenard Hall, and two brothers, Leroy Young and Leon Young.

She was a retired nurse and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors are: two daughters, Vickie Lynn Brewer of Kuttawa and Brenda Markham of Delta Junction, Ark.; a brother, Robert Young of Eddyville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Wanda M. Voyles Pryor, 81

Services for Wanda M. Voyles Pryor, 81, of Lake County, Florida, were held March 15 in Leesburg, Florida.

Mrs. Pryor died March 2 at Cornerstone Hospice in Tavares, Florida. She and her late husband, Harold, retired to Eddyville.

Her parents were Clyde and Rose Thompson Voyles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold B. Pryor and a brother, William Voyles.

Survivors are: a son, Harold A. Pryor of Mapleton, Ill.; three daughters, Karen M. Fleer of Eddyville, Donna M. Downs of Fallon, Nev., and Darlene R. Armentrout of Edwards, Ill.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Rd., Tavares, Florida 32778-9648.

 

Ralph "Pee Wee" Blythe, 48

Services for Ralph “Pee Wee” Blythe, 48, of Princeton, will be Thursday, April 21, at 11 a.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton with the Revs. Baxter Boyd and David Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Blythe died Saturday, April 16, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was a laborer for a radiator factory and member of the First United Methodist Church of Princeton.

Survivors are: his wife, Aimee Olden Blythe of Princeton; his father, Ralph Blythe of Linton; his mother, Thela Stinnett Blythe of Princeton; a daughter, Jessi Blythe of Princeton; two sons, Michael Blythe of Princeton, and Dustin Blythe of Evansville, Ind.; two step sons, Josh Burke of Princeton and Jacob Burke of Clarksville, Tenn.; a step daughter, J’Aimee Burke of Princeton; a brother, Kevin Blythe of Princeton; and a granddaughter.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 301 E. Main Street, #100, Louisville, KY 40202.

    

Patricia Mary "Pat" Long, 90

  Graveside services for Patricia Mary "Pat" Long, 90, will be Friday, April 22, at Chapel Hill Garden West in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary in Elmhurst, Ill., is in charge of arrangements at the graveside.

Mrs. Long died Sunday, April 17, at Princeton Health and Rehab. She was formerly of Elmhurst, Ill., and was a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Elmhurst. She was a retired retail clothing sales manager.

Her parents were Frank and Jean Jacobs Quackenbush.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur L. Long, Jr.; five sisters, Joanne Lamb, Doris Quackenbush, Pauline Wentz, Miriam Quackenbush, Frances Quackenbush and two brothers, Jack Smith and Lawrence Quackenbush.

Survivors are: a daughter, Nancy Minor, Eddyville; and a son, Arthur Allen Long, Chicago, Ill.

Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville is in charge of local arrangements.

Gerhard "Whitey" Hans Lehman, 88

Gerhard "Whitey" Hans Lehman, 88, of Grand Rivers, died Friday, April 15, at Rivers Bend Retirement Community in Kuttawa. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Merchant Marines.

His parents were Arno and Margareta Grohnert Lehman.

Survivors are: a son, Donald Lehman of Glasgow; three daughters, Darlene Timmons of Grand Rivers, Debra Rowley of Sessor, Ill., and Donna Shields of Prince George, Va.; and a sister, Ruth St. Pieare of Overland Park, Kan.

No services are scheduled at this time.

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

Memorial may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or (800) 226-6344.

Sylvia Jean Williamson Blanton, 75

Sylvia Jean Williamson Blanton, 75, of Richmond, died March 17, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Mrs. Blanton was a native of Eddyville and graduated from Lyon County High School.

Her parents were Woodrow Ray Williamson and Louise Oliver Williamson.

Survivors are: three daughters Debbie Howard, Sherry Perdue, and Kelley Hawkins; six grandchildren; a niece; and several great-grandchildren.

Heritage Funeral Home in Richmond was in charge of arrangements.

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