Obituaries for the week of 3-27-13
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Keira Grace Holt, 4

Services for Keira Grace Holt, 4, of Grand Rivers, were February 24 at Potter’s House Baptist Worship Center with Dr. Brad Henson and the Rev. Fred Lowrance officiating. Burial followed at Cothron Cemetery in Livingston County.

Keira died February 20 at Baptist Health Paducah. She was a preschool student at South Livingston Elementary School. She loved to sing, enjoyed music and attending church at Potter’s House Baptist Worship Center.

Survivors are: her parents, Ronald L. and Susan Ritchie Holt of Grand Rivers; her sisters, Katelyn Gillum of New Jersey, Alexandria Travelstead of Ledbetter, Chelsey Gillum of Grand Rivers, and twin sister, Kameron Faith Holt of Grand Rivers; her paternal grandparents, William L. and Daythel Cotton Holt of Kuttawa; her maternal grandparents, John B. Ritchie, Jr. of Missouri and Sonja Kirby of Gilbertsville; seven aunts, Teresa Young and Michelle Herring of Kuttawa, Jill Arnold of Franklin, Tenn., Amy Council of Paducah, Christina Clevenger of Branson, Mo., Elizabeth Mattingly of Paducah, and Michelle Ritchie of Salem; and five uncles, Steve Herring, Keith Young, Thad Council, George C. Ritchie, all of Salem and Christopher Ritchie of Missouri; a niece; and several great-aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandparents, Ules M. and S. Jamie Holt and E. Eural and H. Lucille Cotton; and maternal great-grandparents, John B. Ritchie Sr. and Peggy B. Traughber Ritchie and Rudy and Lina Theile.

Online condolences may be left at www.smithfc.com.

Patrick Peek, 40

Services for Patrick Peek, 40, of Eddyville, were March 25 at Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel in Eddyville with the Revs. Shane Board and Terry Davis officiating.

Mr. Peek died March 22 at his home in Eddyville. He was a mechanic, a United States Army veteran and a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Lyon County.

Survivors are: a daughter, Emma Peek of Eddyville; his parents, Jerry and Linda Perkins Peek of Eddyville; a sister, Cindy Kennedy of Kuttawa; two nieces and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Bailey and Grace Peek; his maternal grandmother, Mary Blackburn Eggers and his maternal grandfather, Keith Perkins.

Memorials may be made to Hebron Cemetery, 6813 State Route 1943, Eddyville, KY 42038.



Frank H. Armstrong, 82

Services for Frank H. Armsrong, 82, of Kuttawa, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville with Rev. Nathan Joyce officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery.

Friends may call between 5 and 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Dunn’s.

Mr. Armstrong died at 5:35 p.m. Sunday at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton. He was a member of Suwanee Furnace Baptist Church where was Deacon, a 50-year member of the International Union of Operating Engineers local No. 181 in Paducah, a former member of the Suwanee Airs Quartet in Lyon County, a member of Joppa Masonic Lodge No. 167. and a retired asphalt superintendent at Jim Smith Contracting.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan Armstrong, and a sister, Josephine Knoth. His parents were William Frank and Bertha Rowena Hayden Armstrong.

Survivors are: his wife, Earlene Hyde Armstrong of Kuttawa; four sons, Randy Armstrong of Kuttawa, Jeff Armstrong of San Luis Obispo, Calif., Steve Armstrong of Benton, Dwight Armstrong of Englewood, Ohio; a daughter Valerie Link of Slaughters; a step-daughter, Vicki Knoth of Kuttawa; a step-son, Thomas Ausenbaugh, of Kuttawa; a sister Nellie Parish of Kuttawa, 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Marshall County Exceptional Center, P.O. Box 423 Benton, KY 42025.
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