Celebrating Over 100 Years of Service

Obituaries

    1. James Robert "Mudcat" Burden
      James Robert "Mudcat" Burden

      1/17/2019

      SACRAMENTO – Rev. James Robert "Mudcat" Burden, 64, of Sacramento, began walking on the streets of gold on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Mudcat was born on June 30, 1954, to the late Linis and Louise Burden. Mudcat married the love of his life, Patty, on June 6, 1973, and together they raised three sons. He was a log buyer and truck driver. Mudcat was an anointed youth minister who warmed the hearts of everyone he met. He was at his... Read more

    2. Marion F. Tinsley
      Marion F. Tinsley

      1/16/2019

      CENTRAL CITY - Marion F. Tinsley, 87, of Central City, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 12:51PM in Central City. Mr. Tinsley was born June 26, 1931, in Echols, a son of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Tinsley. He was a retired insurance adjuster for State Automobile Mutual, and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Central City. He graduated from Central City High School in 1950, where he was a member of the Golden Tide... Read more

    3. Melvin Ray Kyle, Sr.
      Melvin Ray Kyle, Sr.

      1/14/2019

      CENTRAL CITY - Melvin Ray Kyle, Sr., 84, of Central City, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at 12:37AM at his daughter's residence in Central City. Mr. Kyle was born April 10, 1934, in Muhlenberg County. He was owner of M.K. Floor Covering, and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Atterberry Kyle; daughters Kathy Kidd and Vicki Bouknight; step-daughter Kimela Gary; and parents James and Pearl Kyle.He is survived... Read more

    4. Steven Wayne Stirsman
      Steven Wayne Stirsman

      1/14/2019

      BREMEN - Steven Wayne Stirsman, 62, of Bremen, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at 11:52AM at his home. Mr. Stirsman was born May 14, 1956, in Daviess County. He was a motor mechanic at Hibbs Electric in Madisonville, and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Katherine Stirsman.He is survived by his wife, Sherrie Chaney Stirsman; son Cody Stirsman of Bremen; daughters Amanda (Jamie)... Read more

    5. Jerry "Butch" Caudill
      Jerry "Butch" Caudill

      1/13/2019

      MURRAY - Jerry "Butch" Caudill, 59, of Murray, died Sunday, January 13, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Mr. Caudill was born February 23, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio. He was a plumber and of the Baptist faith. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran.He is survived by his brother Garry Lee Caudill; step-mother Barbara Caudill; step-brother Billy Worthington; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.Funeral services will be Friday,... Read more

    6. Shirley Ann Whitaker
      Shirley Ann Whitaker

      1/13/2019

      ISLAND - Shirley Ann Whitaker, 70, of Island, died Sunday, January 13, 2019, at 5:10PM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Whitaker was born April 29, 1948, in Daviess County. She was a cook at West Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, and a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Calhoun. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Josie Dossett; and brothers Barry Dossett and Kenny Dossett.She is survived by her... Read more

    7. Vanita Lynn
      Vanita Lynn

      1/11/2019

      SACRAMENTO- Vanita Lynn, 90, of Sacramento died Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Heartford House in Owensboro. Ms. Lynn was born in Daviess County on February 19, 1928. She was retired from G.E. since 1988, and a member of Poplar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Ms. Lynn loved to make baby blankets for the NICU at Baptist Health in Madisonville, quilting, and was known for giggles and laughter. She is preceded in death by her husband,... Read more

    8. Mary Kathern Pittenger
      Mary Kathern Pittenger

      1/11/2019

      GRAHAM- Mary Kathern Pittenger, 84, of Graham died Friday, January 11, 2019 at Maple Manor. Ms. Pittenger was born in Muhlenberg County on July 30, 1934. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church. MS. Pittenger was preceded in death by her parents, Bernis and Maggie Duvall; brother, Luther Duvall.Survivors include her brother, Kenneth Duvall of Greenville; sister, Linda Stanley of Graham; several nieces and... Read more

    9. Norman Ray Williams
      Norman Ray Williams

      1/10/2019

      GREENVILLE - Norman Ray Williams, 69, of Greenville, died Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 12:31AM at his home. Mr. Williams was born September 3, 1949, in Muhlenberg County. He was self-employed in tree service, and was also a coal miner. He was of the Holiness faith. He was preceded in death by his sister, Reila Dukes; brother, Buddy Williams; and parents Alex and Velma "Cutney" Williams.He is survived by his wife, Karen Shelton Williams... Read more

    10. Richard Glenn Bilyeu
      Richard Glenn Bilyeu

      1/9/2019

      CENTRAL CITY - Richard Glenn Bilyeu, 59, of Central City, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 1:29PM at his home, with his family by his side. Mr. Bilyeu was born July 19, 1959, in Muhlenberg County. He was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Hershel Bilyeu; and brothers Tony Bilyeu and Thomas Bilyeu.He is survived by his mother, Bessie English; son Richard Neal Bilyeu Kane (Lisa); grandson John ... Read more

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