Michael Kuntay Lovan was born to the late Ricky Allen Murphy, Lisa Lovan Hooks (Reggie), and his step-father, Hugh Leavell, Sr. (Cynthia) November 6, 1977, in Madisonville. He departed this life Friday, May 20, 2022, at the age of 44.

Baby Daxxton Vearein Scott LeGrand passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville.

Robert Richard “Dick” Mabrey, 80, of Madisonville died Sunday, May 22, 2022, at his home.

ST. CHARLES — David H. Cannon, 82, of St. Charles died Monday, May 23, 2022, at his residence. During his later working years, he was a tree trimmer. Previously, he had served as the Chief of Police of Dawson Springs in the late 60s and early 70s.

CMSgt Robert “Bob” Harrison Riley Jr. (Retired), 87, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Western Kentucky Veterans Center after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Betty Ruth Osborn, 82, of Providence passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville.

HANSON — Joel Wayne Beliles Sr. of Hanson, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. He was born September 3, 1938, in Bowling Green to Irvin and Macy Beliles.

Marilyn Smith Fulkerson, 86, of Madisonville, died Friday, May 20, 2022, at her home.

NEBO — Barbara C. Lamb, 70, of Nebo passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville.

EARLINGTON — Annette Grinstead, 80, of Earlington, died Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

Cora Lee Qualls, 73, of Madisonville was born November 9, 1948, to James Qualls and Lula Drone in Earlington. She departed this life Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.

HANSON — Noah Craig Littlepage, 40, of Hanson died Thursday, April 21, 2022, in California.

Richard E. Carlisle, 68, of Madisonville died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess. He was the groundskeeper for the Madisonville Country Club for several years.

DIXON — Raymond “Ray” Clayton, 76, of Dixon, KY, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville, IN.

BARNSLEY — Ethel V. Pendley, 80, of Barnsley passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville. She was born in Madisonville February 2, 1942, to the late Virgil and Margie Perkins. Mrs. Pendley was a member of Covenant Community Church in Madisonville, and she ha…

Wanda Jo Garland Fowler, 74, of Madisonville, died at 10:24 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2022, at her residence. A native of Earlington, she was born January 16, 1948, the daughter of the late Arthur and Helon Elaine Gordon Garland. She was retired from Baptist Health where she worked in hospital in…

Francis Glenn Quackenbush Sr., 78, of Madisonville, passed away May 9, 2022, at this home. He was born in Elmira, New York May 3, 1944, to the late Elmer and Lottie (Ladd) Quackenbush. He was a retired welder with Pond River Steel. He enjoyed military reenactments.

Patricia Ann Presley, 83, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess hospital in Madisonville.

MANITOU — Wanna Joyce Poole Parish, 87, of Manitou passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville.

PROVIDENCE — Steven Christian, 66, of Providence, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green. He was the former owner and operator of Christian Body Shop in Louisville.

Grethel Harris, 79, of Madisonville, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.

Ruth Ann Carlton, 79, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville.

Adolphus “Doc” Chester Smith was born to the late Thomas Livingston Chester and Mary Katherine Smith Sketcel April 12, 1949, in Madisonville. He departed this life Sunday, May 8, 2022.

HANSON — Hoyt Haynes Blue, 90, of Hanson, KY, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess Hospital in Madisonville.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE — Alma Maxine Ray, 99, of Nashville, TN, formerly of Providence, KY passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at NHC in Nashville.

SLAUGHTERS — Annie Elizabeth Hopper, 82, of Slaughters, formerly of Earlington, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at her home.

CROFTON — William Lee Knight, 53, of Crofton, died Friday, May 6, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess Hospital in Madisonville. He was a welder at Martinrea in Hopkinsville and attended The Voice of Faith church.

Alexander Galben, 79, of Madisonville, died Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at his home.

Matthew Cody Lindsey, 48, of Madisonville, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

WHITE PLAINS — James “Jimmy” Romie Whitaker, 81, of White Plains passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022, at his home. Born October 8, 1940, to the late Romie and Nelly (Duall) Whitaker, he wore many hats over the years to earn a living for his family, a welder for Cimarron Coal, owner/operator sell…

NORTONVILLE — Floyd Edward ‘Eddie’ Hallum, 76, of Nortonville, KY, went to be with his best friend, Jesus, on Friday, May 6, 2022, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

MANITOU — Jessie J. Durham, 93, of Manitou, KY, obtained his angel wings on May 6, 2022.

Joey Dallas Locke, 56, of Madisonville, KY, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at his residence. He worshipped at Immanuel Baptist Church.

Beth Jeanette Stills, 86, of Madisonville, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, at Hillside Center in Madisonville.

NORTONVILLE — Billy Wayne Epley, 85, of Nortonville, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, at Madisonville Health and Rehab. He was born in Earlington, January 15, 1937, to the late James and Eunice Epley. Mr. Epley was of the Methodist faith, United States Army veteran, and had worked in the sup…

GREENVILLE — Charles M. Courtney, 85, of Greenville, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Maple Health and Rehabilitation in Greenville. He was born in Muhlenberg County April 20, 1937, the son of Hubert Gatlin Courtney and Mildred Wilkins Courtney. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Dep…

Jack T. Brooks, 85, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville, KY.

BUTTONSBERRY — Oretha Willis, 83, of Buttonsberry, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Ridgewood Terrace Health-Rehabilitation in Madisonville. Vernie Oretha Dame was born January 28, 1939 Calhoun, Kentucky to the late Vernie C. and Elmer Eliza Hill Dame and w…

Gregory D. Hagan, 74, of Madisonville, KY, passed away on May 3, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess Hospital in Madisonville.

PITTSBURG, KANSAS — Peggy L. Oglesby, 75, of Pittsburg, Kansas died Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the Via Christi Village in Pittsburg.

Dorothy M. Morris, nee Clayton, 86, of Mascoutah, IL, born Aug. 16, 1935, in Madisonville, KY died Tuesday, May 2, 2022, at MarKa Nursing Home.

DAWSON SPRINGS — On Sunday, April 24, 2022, mom, mamaw, and friend, Josephine Haile, whose life was her testimony, went to her heavenly home. She was born in Ilsley, KY to Leonard Jack and Claudia Mae (Adcock) Sisk June 29, 1923. Living a long faithful life and member of Ilsley Christian Chu…

MASCOUTAH, ILLINOIS — Dorothy M. Morris, nee Clayton, 86, of Mascoutah, IL, born Aug. 16, 1935, in Madisonville, KY died Tuesday, May 2, 2022, at MarKa Nursing Home.

Ida Simms Ashby, 92, of Madisonville, KY, died at her residence on April 29, 2022.

DAWSON SPRINGS — Virginia Lee “Trinket” McGregor, of Dawson Springs, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Tri-Star Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee. Mrs. McGregor was born October 3, 1951, to Claude Shiver and Marjorie Annette Hollingsworth Jacobs in Savannah, Georgia. She work…

NORTONVILLE — Carla Ann Hartline Hackney, 51, of Nortonville died Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess.

SACRAMENTO — Floyd Ashby, 82, of Sacramento, died Monday, May 2, 2022, at 11:45 a.m. at his home. Mr. Ashby was born August 14, 1939, in McLean County. He was the owner of Ashby Surveying Company and also worked for Peabody Coal Company. He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church and was a U…

NORTONVILLE — Warren Faye Barnes, 83, of Nortonville, died Monday, May 2, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville.

SLAUGHTERS — Charles “Trenton” Miller, 20, of Slaughters, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022.

Barbara Ann Mayhew, 80, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022, at Oak Ridge Retirement Home in Madisonville.