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Jim N. Creekmur, 75

Mr. Jim N. Creekmur, 75, of Eddyville, Ky., died Tuesday, Nov. 5 at his home following a long illness.

Mr. Creekmur received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Murray State University. He started his career at Lee Potter Smith Architecture Firm in Hopkinsville. He was very instrumental in the design of many buildings in the area. He also worked as a drafting instructor at the Kentucky State Penitentiary and then was promoted to the position of principal at the KSP Vocational Center. He was transferred later in his career to the Somerset Vocational School as the assistant director in Somerset. He retired in 1996. He and his wife, Nancy Anne, enjoyed intensive traveling throughout Europe and the United States. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Princeton.

Jim is survived by his wife, Nancy Anne Dunn Creekmur of Eddyville; a son, Steven Troy Creekmur and wife, Robin of Acworth, Ga.; two daughters, Suzanne Wallace and husband Steve of Princeton, Ky., and Charlotte Lynne Haws and husband Darren of Franklin, Tenn.; a brother, Kenny M. Creekmur and wife, Judy, of Princeton, Ky.; six grandchildren, Leslie Martin Purdue, Laura Martin Scott, Evan Matthew Haws, Jackson Dunn Haws, Logan Brantley Creekmur and Jordan Bailey Creekmur; a step-grandchild, Stephanie Wallace Rasch; two great grandchildren, Ella Kate Scott and Wyatt Dickerson and a step great-grandson, Wacey Rasch.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Troy Creekmur and Velma Jackson Creekmur.

Visitation was held Nov. 9 at Lakeland Funeral in Eddyville prior to the funeral service. The Revs. Russ Davidson, Dane Hodges and Douglas Downing officiated. Burial followed in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Eddyville.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Christian Life Center, First Baptist Church, 300 W. Main St., Princeton, KY 42445.

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Eva Lois Marshall, 84

Services for Eva Lois Marshall, 84, of Kuttawa were Nov. 9 at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. Jimmy Jones officiating. Burial followed in Macedonia Cemetery.

Ms. Marshall died Nov. 7 at the Calvert City Convalescent Center. She was a member of Suwanee Furnace Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Lee Marshall; a sister, Cornelia Holland; and a great-niece, Chassity Howell.

Survivors are: four nephews, Gary Holland, Billy Holland, and Vernon Holland, all of Kuttawa, Danny Holland of Calvert City; a great-nephew, Jeff Holland and a great-niece, Ashley Tidwell.

Marshall Doyle Duncan, 84

Marshall Doyle Duncan, 84, of Alton, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at his home.

He was born Dec. 5, 1928 in Eddyville, Ky. to the late Louie and Annie Duncan. On April 24, 1969, he and Violet A. Nettles were married in Bethalto, Ill. She preceded him in death on June 28, 2008.

Mr. Duncan retired from Laclede Steel as crane operator after 36 years of service. He loved mowing and gardening. He also enjoyed watching the Cardinals, never missing a game, attending basketball games and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Duncan of Bethalto and Ricky and Julie Duncan of Godfrey; a step-son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Christine Jones of Bethalto; eight grandchildren, Amy Hillery, Neshona Sundaram, Daniel Duncan, Brandon Duncan, Stephen Jones, Christopher Duncan, Kaylie Donaldson and Matthew Duncan; six great-grandchildren, Alexa Hillery, Erin Hillery, Jasmine Khan, Alayna Sundaram, Drake Donaldson and Dylan Duncan; a sister, Analois Murray of Kentucky and his former spouse, Jewell Forsyth Buscemi of Alton.

Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Gary Jones, three sisters and five brothers.

Visitation was held at 10 a.m. prior to the services at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at Paynic Home for Funerals with the Rev. Dan Smith officiating. Burial followed at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online information and guestbook may be found at

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