Joseph Edward Richardson, 56, of Madisonville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Marsha Elaine Jenkins, 72, of Joplin, MO passed away, October 21, 2020 at Freeman Health System in Joplin.

HOYT, Kan. — Russell DeWayne Wright passed away on Oct. 11, 2020, in Hoyt, Kansas, formally of Madisonville. He was born Aug. 16, 1958, to the late Ollie Wright Jr. and Anita Skaggs Wright. He was a graduate of Madisonville North Hopkins High School and retired from Goodyear in Hoyt, Kansas.

Margaret Joyce Gentry Todd, 84, of Madisonville, KY went home to be with Jesus Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital in Henderson, KY.

Virginia Loretta Gaines, 87, of White Plains, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Born Jan. 30, 1933, to the late Carlos and Clara (Hight) Crick, she attended Mannington Baptist Church, where she enjoyed fellowship and worship.

Betty Fay Braden, 67, of Mortons Gap, passed away on Oct. 17, 2020, at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. She was born in Hopkins County on Aug. 14, 1953, to the late Douglas Weaver and Betty Jo Dockery Dulin. She had worked at Granger County Tennessee as a school bus driver.

Katherine Marie McVay, 80, of Providence, died on Oct. 16, 2020, at Skyline Hospital in Nashville.

Jerry Wayne Jones, 77, of Manitou, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at Baptist Health Hospital.

Gary Edward Groves, 66, of Hanson, passed away, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Riverside Care in Calhoun.

John Hamby, 97, of St. Charles, went to be with the Lord at Tradewater Health & Rahab in Dawson Springs, on Oct. 18, 2020. He was born in Hopkins County on March 25, 1923, to the late Ura and Pearl (Johnson) Hamby.

Ann Alderson, 80 of Madisonville, KY passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home in Madisonville.

LEWISBURG, W. Va. — Ida May McClain, 64, of Lewisburg, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at the home of her sister, Lila Hinkle in Lewisburg. Born Aug. 22, 1956, in Henderson, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Lida Sutton Rigdon. Ida was a homemaker and a member of …

Phillip Thomas Ramsey, 58, of Madisonville, KY passed away, October 13, 2020 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville.

William Earl Fork Sr., 92, of St. Charles, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. He was born in Dawson Springs on Feb. 20, 1928, to the late Earl and Ora Fork. Mr. Fork was a member of Lake Grove General Baptist Church in St. Charles, where he was deacon for 71 years. He had worked as an acco…

The Rev. Ira Gene Driver, 85, of St. Charles, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at his home. He was a member of Gospel Assembly Church.

Theda L. Tirey, 100, died Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at home with her family by her side.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Emmon Ray Martin, 91, of South Bend, Indiana, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at the Sanctuary at Holy Cross. He was born June 6, 1929, in Nebo to Talburn and Ova Lee (Maddox) Martin. He married Gertrude Gibbons on Oct. 24, 1952. She preceded him in death in 2015.

HENDERSON — Saundra Jo Maddox Bratcher, 76, of Henderson, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at Redbanks Nursing Home. Born Jan. 28, 1944, to the late Curly and Annie Lucille (Littlepage) Putman of Nortonville, she was a member of Haven Pentecostal Church in Henderson and loved going to church.

Joseph Mickerel “Mickey” Demoss, 78 of Hanson, KY passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home.

Wanda Lee Smith, 92, of Nortonville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Born March 13, 1928, to the late Cecil and Lorene (Brewer) Dillingham, she was a member of Nortonville United Methodist Church for many years. Wanda was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Fred William Heltsley III, 66, of Madisonville, died Sept. 25, 2020, at his residence. He was a member of Grapevine Baptist Church.

Cindy Lee Moss Patterson, 69, of Madisonville, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Baptist Health Madisonville.

John Stephen “Steve” Brackett, 63, of Madisonville, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2020, at Baptist Health.

Robert Gatlin, 57, of Madisonville, passed away on Aug. 23, 2020.

Eric Wayne Nelson, our loving, one of a kind, godly husband, father, step-father, grandfather, and brother, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville.

Bob McCord, 89, of Hopkinsville, died at 12:04 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.

Shirley Louise Long, 84, of Dawson Springs, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at her home. Born May 16, 1936, to the late Goble and Zadie (Payne) Duke, she attended Charleston Baptist Church. She was a Worthy Matron and member of the Eastern Star since 1964 and a past grand officer. She work…

Trumon Earl Hicks, 85, of Dawson Springs, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Tradewater Health & Rehabilitation. He was an electrician in the Providence #1 Mines.

Janice Ann Hibbs Brackett, 80, of Madisonville, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Baptist Health Madisonville. She was formerly a self-employed housekeeper.

DIAMOND — Keith Wayne Burton, 54, of Diamond, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at his home. He was born in Joliet, Illinois, on May 17, 1966, to the late Dee L. and Judith A. Burton.

Deloris Jean Tyson Pool, 84, of Hanson, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at her home. She was born on May 14, 1936, in Greenville to the late Ruthie and Celus Tyson. She attended Old Salem Methodist Church in Slaughters. Deloris enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her…

Mrs. Coletta Jo Wheeler, 81, of Madisonville, died April 9, 2020, after an extended battle with cancer and related surgery. She was born Oct. 11, 1938, to the late Hershel and Margaret Browning of Nortonville. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Howard Hayden Wheeler Jr.

Nicole Lucas, 40, of Madisonville, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.

Christopher “Shawn” Davis, 45, of Madisonville, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. He was born on Sept. 27, 1975, to the late Gary Davis and Cheryl Shanks.

HENDERSON — William W. “Bill” West, 72, of Henderson, passed away on Sept. 21, 2020, at Redbanks Nursing Home in Henderson.

CLAY — Curtis Glen Brown, 98, of Clay, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at his home. He was in the U.S. Air Force, a World War II veteran and a member of the First Baptist Church.

Theresa Newberry, 56, of Madisonville, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at her home. She was a cook at the Coon Dog Inn.

Sondra Johnson Williams, 48, of Earlington, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at Baptist Health in Madisonville. She was born in Madisonville on Saturday, Jan. 8, 1972, to the late Jimmy Johnson and Ruth Ann Adams Farris.

Jo Ann Foster Forker, 84, of Manitou, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana.

Nancy Elaine Lee, 74, of Madisonville, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Ernie “Kenny” Lowe, 56, of Murray, died on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

Calvin Dunn, 56, of White Plains, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at his home. Calvin was a self-employed logger.

Nancy Lois Ashby, 87, of Dawson Springs, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Tradewater Health and Rehabilitation in Dawson Springs. Mrs. Ashby was born on June 6, 1933, in Slaughters to the late Delmar Qualls and Cassie Wilson Qualls. Mrs. Ashby was a 1950 graduate of Hanson High Sch…

Vickie Lynn Dorris, 63, of Madisonville, KY went to be with the Lord Thursday at 2: 56 A.M. September 24, 2020.

CLAY — Sarah Elizabeth Dossett, 85, of Clay, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville.