Beatrice Forsythe McNelly

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Beatrice Forsythe McNelly, 93, of Alton, Ill., died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at 7:15 a.m. at the home of her sister in Reidland.

A member of Southern Baptist Church of Alton, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Oscar B. and Hester Bloodworth Forsythe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Owen McNelly; and three sisters, Elsie Faughn, Lavada Aldridge and Frances Eaker.

Survivors include three sisters, Cybil Trimm of Reidland, Genon Bridges of Alton, Ill., and Charlene Forsythe of Reidland; three brothers, Oscar R. Forsythe of Benton, Mason Forsythe of Reidland and William G. Forsythe of Godfrey, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. at Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville.

The Rev. C.C. Brasher officiated.   Burial followed in Poor Cemetery in Mozier, Ill., at 2 p.m. Friday.

Princeton Times Leader - (Nov/11/2005)


CADIZ, Ky. -- Euva Jewell Miller, 90, Cadiz, died at 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Princeton Health Care Manor, Princeton, of natural causes.

Services were at 1 this afternoon at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Irvin Darnall officiating. Burial was to be in Long Creek Cemetery in the Land Between the Lakes.

A native of Stewart County, Tenn., she was born April 23, 1910, the daughter of the late Warner Bradshaw and Tura Cook Bland. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dyers Chapel United Methodist Church. Her husband, Burley Miller, died in 1990. Four daughters, Treva, Levena and Velma Miller and Retha Garner, and two sons, Corvall Young and Wayne Miller also preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Gene Miller, Hammond, Ind.; a daughter, Mrs. Bobby (Lavada) Garner, Cadiz; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchildren.


Mrs. B.U. Mitchell Dies In Louisville
(September 30, 1948)

Suffered Broken Hip In Masonic Home Which Proved Fatal

Mrs. B.U. Mitchell died at the Deaconess Hospital in Louisville last Thursday, where she had been taken two weeks before after suffering a broken hip at the Masonic Home,in which she had been residing for the past three years.

The remains were brought to Goodwin Funeral Home for burial Friday. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. R.E.Melton assisted by Rev A.C.Bowles,Methodist ministers, held from Goodwin Funeral Home at 11 A.M. Burial followed at the Matheny Cemetery Between the Rivers, beside her husband who passed away four years ago in November.

Mrs Harriett Joyce Mitchell was 80 years old and one month of age and had lived a consistent Christian life from young girlhood. She was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs M.V.Joyce having been born to them August 31,1868 and spent most of her life in the Between-the-Rivers section of Trigg county, but in declining years both she and her husband moved to Cadiz,where they remained until his passing away.

There were several children born to Mrs Mitchell but only two survive her. They are Mrs Fountain Sanders,Tompkinsville and Mrs Homer Braboy of Detroit Michigan. Other survivors are three brothers,George Joyce of Colorado.Bailey Joyce of Rockcastle,  and J.L. Joyce of Marshall county, and one sister Mrs Mollie McClard also of Marshall county; 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Robert Joyce, Eura Joyce, Joe Joyce, Otis Joyce, Nacy sanders and Harry Carmon. Girls in charge of the flowers were Misses Edna Birdsong, Kathrine Noles, Pansy Joyce and Flossie Sherbut.

Guthrie Mitchusson - Princeton Times Leader - (Mar/2/2005)

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

William Guthrie Mitchusson, 93, of Paducah, died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at 2:30 a.m. at the home of his daughter in Calhoun.

A member of Reidland Baptist Church, he was a son of the late Lyman and Rosa Ingram Mitchusson.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, David Klinger; four brothers; and six sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Janette Ferguson of Calhoun and Joan Klinger of Victoria, Minn.; two grandsons, Mike Ferguson of Greenville and Steve Ferguson of Calhoun; two granddaughters, Pamela Klinger-Horn of Chanbassen, Minn., and Michelle Ferguson-Humphrey of Calhoun; a granddaughter-in-law, Patricia Heflin Klinger of Edwardsburg, Mich.; five great-grandchildren, Robbie and Richard Horn of Chanbassen, Minn., Seth Ferguson of Greenville, and Nicholas and Gretchen Klinger of Edwardsburg, Mich.; and a sister, Marie Wall of Kuttawa.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville with the Rev. C.C. Brasher and Dr. Larry Lewis officiating.

Burial will follow in Rolling Hills Cemetery in Eddyville.   Visitation for Mr. Mitchusson will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Eddyville.

Stella Mitchusson, 92

Services for Stella Hudson Mitchusson, 92, of Reidland were conducted September 13 at Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville. The Rev. Larry Lewis officiated. Burial was at Rolling Hills Cemetery in Eddyville.
Mrs. Mitchusson died September 9 at Owensboro Medical Health Systems.

She was a retired teacher and social worker, a member of Reidland Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and a van driver of the JOY group, past president of Business and Professional Women's Club, member of Western Baptist Hospital Auxiliary, Retired Social Workers Association, Kentucky Colonel and Duchess of Paducah.

Survivors are two daughters, Janette Ferguson of Calhoun and Joan Klinger of Victoria, Minn.; four grandchildren, one granddaughter-in-law, Patricia Heflin Klinger of Edwardsburg, Mich., and five great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Boyd and Ferrell Choat Hudson; her husband, William Guthrie Mitchusson; one brother, William Hudson; one sister, Marie Wall and one grandson, David Klinger.

Lyon County Herald Ledger - (Sep/14/2006)

Pearl  Mize

Mrs Pearl Lee Wallace Mize, wife of Harry Mize of Between the Rivers, passed away at her home Saturday June 14 (1947).

Funeral rites were conducted Sunday at the Lawrence cemetery at Dyer's Chapel Methodist Church with the Rev. J. J. Jenkins officiating.

Mrs. Mize was the daughter of the late John Wallace and Jane McConnell Wallace and spent the greater portion of her life in the same community in which she died.

When quite a young lady the deceased was united in marriage to Harry Mize. There was [were] no children born to this union.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Mize is survived by one sister, Mrs. Alex Cunningham.

JUNE 1947

Transcribed by Betty Sellers

Arleta Lois Morgan -
Paducah Sun
Saturday, January 27, 2007

NEWBURGH, Ind.  Arleta Lois Morgan, 75, of Newburgh, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She was born in Lyon County, Ky., on Nov. 14, 1931.

Arleta retired after 26 years as a Qualified Medical Attendant for the Evansville State Hospital. She was Worthy Matron of the Friendship Chapter No. 32, O.E.S., and a member of Eureka Chapter No. 132, O.E.S., the Evansville Rotary Club, the Evansville Red Garter Chapter of the Red Hat Society, and an active member of the YMCA.  She was a member of Peace Fellowship Baptist Church and she attended the Bible Study Group at the former American Baptist Church.

Arleta was a friend to all and loved by everyone. Survivors include, daughter, Winona Goldman and her husband, Rick; and grandchildren, Lauren and Matthew Goldman all of Newburgh; sister, Stella Barnett and her husband, Homer, of Eddyville, Ky.; brother, Carl Pinnegar and his wife, Shirley, of Benton, Ky.; and sister, Hazel Dickens of Mayflower, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvia Whelan and G.W. Pinnegar; husband, Ray Morgan in 1995; and a brother, Billy Pinnegar in 2000.


Dorothy Evelyn Morris, 78, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born March 2, 1924, in Golden Pond, Ky., she was the daughter of the late J.B. and Lula (Smith) Oakley. She was of Baptist faith.  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Wayne and Joyce Johnson of Loveland, Colorado, one daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy Louise and Merle Sewell of Bloomfield, Indiana; two brothers, Eura Oakley of Benton, Ky; and James B. Oakley of Hardin, Ky; one sister, Lounell Lovett of Murray, KY; and four grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy B. Morris, 1994 and one brother, Clovis C. Oakley, 1989.  Services were held at 11 am, October 5, 2002 at Jenkins Funeral Home, Indiana and burial was in Grandview Cemetery, Indiana.
Submitted by Mary Oakley Kirks, niece

Coy W. Murray
Wednesday, December 08, 2004    Paducah Sun

Services for Coy W. Murray, 77, of Princeton will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Dunn's Funeral Home in Eddyville. The Rev. Roger Felker will officiate. Burial will be in Woodson Chapel Cemetery in the Lake Between the Lakes.

Mr. Murray died at 5:05 p.m. Monday at Hilltop Nursing Home in Kuttawa.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Murray was a farmer and retired from the Kentucky State Penitentiary with 31 years of service. He was a member of Woodson Chapel Methodist Church and the American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Melba Smith Murray; one daughter, Sherry Williams of Princeton; one son, Jerry Murray of Keller, Texas; one brother, James Murray of Mount Washington; three sisters, Elfrieda Aldridge of Wood River, Ill., Marcella Cook of Fairview Heights, Ill., and Wanda Moeller of Lone Oak; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four sisters; one brother; and one nephew. His parents were James B. and Margaret McCoy Murray.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Steven's Catholic Church Maintenance Fund, c/o Stella Barnett, 6813 State Route 1943 West, Eddyville, KY 42038.


Services for Georgia Noles, 100, of Benton, were held Sunday, June 10 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.  The Rev. Raymond Lewis officiated, followed by burial in the Lady Cemetery in LBL.

Ms. Noles died at 1:45 pm Friday June 8, 2007 at Hilltop Nursing Home.
She is survived by four grandsons, Michael Gregory, Alan Gregory, and Eric Gregory all of South Carolina and Ronnie Hardy of Benton; several great-grandchildren and several great- great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Eugene Gregory and Gene Shampine; three daughters, Lona Hardy, Mary Margie Gregory and Jenny Campbell; first husband, Leland Gregory; second husband, Frank Shampine;  and third husband, Frank Noles.

Her parents were Edd Lawrence and Lona Lady Lawrence.

Georgia Noles

Born: April 23, 1907
Died: June 08, 2007

Services:  Funeral services will be 3:00PM Sunday, June 10, 2007 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Rev. Raymond Lewis will officiate and burial will follow in the Lady Cemetery in Land Between the Lakes.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 12:00PM until 3:00PM Sunday, June 10, 2007 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.

GEORGIA NOLES, 100, of Benton, KY, died 1:45PM Friday, June 8, 2007 at Hilltop Nursing Home.

She is survived by, four grandsons, Michael Gregory, Alan Gregory, and Eric Gregory all of South Carolina, and Ronnie Hardy of Benton, KY several great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Eugene Gregory and Gene Shampine two daughters, Lona Hardy and Jenny Cambell, 1st husband, Leland Gregory, 2nd husband, Frank Shampine, 3rd husband, Frank Noles, and her parents, Edd Lawrence and Lona Lady Lawrence.

Clovis  Conley Oakley, 71, died on October 28, 1989, at Murray Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Ky.  Born July 10, 1918, in Golden Pond, KY., he was the son of the late J.B. and Lula (Smith) Oakley.
Survivors include, his wife, Alice E. (Ford) Oakley, two sons, Joe C. Oakley, Jimmy Oakley, one daughter, Mary Kay (Oakley) Kirks, all of Murray, Ky.  two sisters, Lounell Lovett, Murray, Ky; Dorothy E. Morris, Bloomfield, Indiana; two brothers, Eura Oakley of Benton, KY; and James B. Oakley of Hardin, KY.  Six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son; and  one daughter.  Services were held at Miller Funeral Home, Murray, Ky and burial was in Murray Memorial Gardens, Murray, Ky.
Submitted by Mary Oakley Kirks, daughter

John Henry O'Bryan
Monday, January 16, 2006   Princeton Times Leader

John Henry O'Bryan, 89, of Grand Rivers, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at 1:15 p.m. at River's Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa.

A retiree from the maintenance department at Airco Carbide in Calvert City with over 20 years service and a farmer, he served as mayor of Grand Rivers from 1954-1962 and again from 1970-1990. He served on the Grand Rivers City Council from 1994-2000 and on the board of several civic organizations. He was a son of the late Luther O'Bryan and Lina McWaters O'Bryan.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Louise Dunnagan O'Bryan; two brothers, Owen O'Bryan and Otis O'Bryan; and a sister, Alice O'Bryan in infancy.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Randall and Martha O'Bryan of Grand Rivers and Burnett and Darlene O'Bryan of Springfield, Ill.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Bill Stiles of Grand Rivers and Rose Mary and Terry Richards of Virginia Beach, Va.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. at Grand Rivers United Methodist Church in Grand Rivers. The Rev. Mac Walls officiate the service.

Burial followed in Dixon Cemetery in Grand Rivers.   Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge of arrangements.

Lunie Oliver

Services for Lunie Edward Oliver, 59, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Eddyville, were Monday, Nov. 3, 2003 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. The Rev. Harold Greenfield officiated. Burial followed in Sugar Creek Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Mr. Oliver died at 6:58 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003 at The Residence At Alive Hospice in Nashville.

He was a member of Hampton Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Naval Reserve.

Survivors include: his wife, Diane Jones Oliver of Nashville; one son, James R. Oliver of Eddyville; one daughter, Jamie Lee Coleman of Nashville; one brother, Ray Oliver of Smithland; four sisters, Mary Phelps of Benton, Barbara Oliver of Eddyville, Linda Rudolph of Princeton and Eva Oliver of Paducah; and one grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Conroy and Jesse Ward. His parents were R.C. Oliver and Carrie Mae Outland Oliver.
Marshall County Tribune-Courier - (Nov/5/2003)

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