Mary Gunby, 53, of Nebo, passed away Saturday July 24, 2021, at her residence.

Donna Jo Honeycutt, 58, of Madisonville, died Friday, July 23, 2021, at her residence in Madisonville.

Russell E. Crunk, 60, of Madisonville, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

James Morton “Mort” Breedlove, 85, of Princeton, passed on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah.

Richard “Dick” W. McCracken, 95, of Madisonville, died on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Benny L. Pryor, 60 , of Nortonville, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Baptist Health in Madisonville. He was born in Madisonville, on May 17, 1961, to the late William and Myrtle Sigers Pryor.

Helen Marie Blades, 83, of Mortons Gap, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at her home. Born April 6, 1938, to the late George and Annie (Douglas) Richards, she was of the Baptist faith and spent time in the Bible regularly. She enjoyed writing poetry, and her poems were often reflections…

HENDERSON — Paul Bruce Sr., 76, of Henderson, formerly of Sturgis, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Breckenridge Place Retirement Community in Morganfield. He was born July 2, 1944, in Madisonville to Dink and Bernadine Bruce. He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer and was em…

Thomas Perry Joles, 73, of St. Charles, died Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at his home.

Roy Dale Finley Sr., 72, of Madisonville, KY passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville.

Cleatus Roy Adams Sr., 69, of Ilsley, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Adams was born May 1, 1952, in Dawson Springs to the late Roy Farris Adams and Anna Louise Hicks Adams. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and of the Christian faith.

Keith Edward Clayton, 54, of Madisonville, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1966, in Madisonville to Judy Parish Moore and the late Wayne Clayton of Madisonville.

William Jeffrey Favors, 56, of Madisonville, KY passed away Sunday July 18, 2021, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

Sylvester Lewis Johnson, 46, died Friday, July 16, 2021, at his residence. He was a member of the Duvall’s Chapel General Baptist Church and worked at Cracker Barrel.

SACRAMENTO — Betty Lou Ashby, 79, of Sacramento, died Sunday, July 18, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Mrs. Ashby was born May 13, 1942, in Muhlenberg County. She was a wife and mother, and member of Heritage Baptist Church in Sacramento. She was preceded in death by her p…

Kenneth L. Childress, 87, of Madisonville, passed away peacefully at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, on Saturday, July 17, 2021.

Annetta Joyce Townsell Crick, 83, of Mortons Gap, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

Cleatus Roy Adams, Sr., 69, of Ilsley, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Adams was born on May 1, 1952, in Dawson Springs, to the late Roy Farris Adams and Anna Louise Hicks Adams. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and of the Christian faith.



Dorothy Holmes Brasher, 95, of Madisonville, died on June 17, 2021 at her home.

Mary McCarty DePasse, 84, of Madisonville, died Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Colonial Terrace. She was retired from the Housing Authority of Illinois as an executive director and was a member of Covenant Community Church.

David Larry Ressett, 82, of Providence, KY passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville.

William Russell Carroll, 83, of Ilsley, died Sunday, July 11, 2021, at his residence. He retired with Speed Queen and was a member of the Union Temple General Baptist Church.

Mayme Gordon Weldon, 95, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away Monday July 12, 2021 at Shemwell Healthcare in Providence, KY.

John E. Burden, 81, of Madisonville, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, at Baptist Health Madisonville. He was born in Anton on April 15, 1940, to the late Lennie Lee and Mamie Lucille Burden. Mr. Burden was of the Baptist faith and had worked as a coal miner for Fies and South Hopkins minin…

James O. Long, 65, of Madisonville, died Saturday, July 10, 2021, at his residence. James worked for KU.

William Russell Carroll, 83, of Ilsley, died Sunday, July 11, 2021, at his residence. He retired with Speed Queen and was a member of the Union Temple General Baptist Church.

Gary Eugene Peyton, 80, of Madisonville, passed away Sunday July 11, 2021, at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville.

DEWEYVILLE, Texas — Iris Orange Meehan was born Nov. 30, 1934, in Dawson Springs, and passed away June 27, 2021 at the age of 86.

Kimberly Brashear, 59, of Madisonville, passed away Sunday July 11, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

NEBO — Debby Henry 72, of Nebo, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at her home in Nebo. Debrah Ann Henry was born February 2, 1949 in Island, Kentucky to the late Carl Thomas and Georgia Pearl Nevitt Henry. Debby retired after 36 years of service from General E…

Jane Evelyn Cook Welborn (Cookie), 95, of Madisonville, passed away on July 9, 2021. The past few weeks of her life had been spent visiting with many family members that she hadn’t seen in several years and she recently celebrated her 95th birthday with her children. Jane was the oldest chil…

Bobby E. Justice, 76, of Nortonville, died on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Baptist Health in Madisonville.,

Larry Daniel Devine, 71 of Nortonville passed away Friday, July 9, 2021, at Baptist Health Hospital. Born April 19, 1950, to the late Willie and Minnie (Proctor) Devine. He was a member of Grace Life in Crofton. He worked as a coal miner at Peabody, P&M and Pyro mines. He enjoyed old car…

Michael Edward Crick, 55, of Nortonville, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at the Heartford House Hospice in Owensboro. Born Jan. 14, 1966, to Bobby and Sandra (Townsell) Crick of Mortons Gap, Mike attended Concord General Baptist Church in Manitou. He was the owner/operator of Shelby Ti…

LINEVILLE, Ala. — Bertha Lou Randolph, 76, of Lineville, Alabama, and formerly of Madisonville, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Clay County Hospital in Alabama. Born Oct. 19, 1944, to the late Silas and Pline (Groves) Cobb of White Plains, she attended Oak Hill Holiness Church for many…

Please join us for a Celebration of Life service for Owen Thomas Rudd. O.T.’s family would like to invite extended family, friends and community to join them for visitation Friday, July 9, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 pm. at Barnett Strother Funeral Home as well as a graveside service Saturday, July …

Martha Jean Thompson was born November 14, 1961, to the late Emma Lee Willis Thompson in Madisonville. She departed this life Saturday, July 3, 2021. She was a member of Gough Tabernacle A.M.E. Church in Earlington and attended Earlington High School. For anyone who knew Martha Jean, you kne…

Clarence L. “Buddy” Wilson, 85, of Providence, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 6, 2021, under the care of St. Anthony’s Hospice.

Dorothy Mae Pillow Moore, age 92, of Madisonville, entered into her eternal rest at 6:45 a.m. Sunday July 4, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Born April 5, 1929 in Barnsley, she was the daughter of the late Burford Pillow and Pearline Christian. She was a member of St. James Missio…

Thomas Stewart Sears, 74, of Morganfield, passed away Saturday July 3, 2021, at the Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson.

Jeanette Harris Yates, 85, passed away after a long and well-lived life, surrounded by her family. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.

Beverly Jo Dahl, 82, of Clay, passed away Saturday July 3, 2021, at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home in Madisonville.

Jimmy Norman Eastwood, 76, of Hanson, KY went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 29, 2021.

Gloria Dale Johnson, 66 of Slaughters KY passed away June 30, 2021 at Madisonville Health and Rehab.

Jeffery Allen Starks, 61, of Madison, Alabama (formerly of Madisonville) passed away at his home on Thursday, June 24, 2021. He was born February 21, 1960 in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina to the late Bobby Ray Starks and Lois Jeanette (Day) Starks. While the love of his family and friends and sp…

PENROD — Jo Frances Hughes Davis, 94, passed away at her home Thursday, July 1, 2021. She was born in Smithland on Sept. 23, 1926. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Emma Lou Hughes; her husband Alfred Davis of 68 years; infant Jerry Davis; and infant Melanie Davis.

Chelsea Danielle Helton, 29, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021. She was born Feb. 2, 1992, in Whidbey Island, Washington.

Travis Wayne Minor, 61, of Madisonville, died Monday, June 28, 2021. He was a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church.