Celebrating Over 100 Years of Service


    1. Newman Glenn Russell
      Newman Glenn Russell


      CENTRAL CITY - Newman Glenn Russell, 88, of Central City, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital following a struggle with cancer. He was born May 27, 1926, in Hart County, KY. He retired from General Electric Appliance Park, Louisville, KY after 31 years of service.He is survived by his wife, Ora Kathryn Russell; two sons, Reggie G. Russell and Darris L. (Valley) Russell, all of Central City;... Read more

    2. Thelma Jean Rager
      Thelma Jean Rager


      CENTRAL CIY - Thelma Jean Rager, 61, of Central City, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at 2:05PM at her home. Mrs. Rager was born February 27, 1953, in Todd County. She was the manager at Tudor's Nursery.Survivors include her husband, Elvis Rager; daughters Kelly Rager of Central City and Elizabeth Ewing of Cleaton; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers Dorris Silvy of Hopkinsville and Robert Silvy of Cadiz; and sisters Wilma... Read more

    3. Glennis Merle Nannie
      Glennis Merle Nannie


      GREENVILLE - Glennis Merle Nannie, 70, of Greenville, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 5:05AM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Nannie was born May 17, 1944, in Muhlenberg County. He was a foreman at Kentucky Reclamation, and attended Richardson Chapel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Josephine Nannie; three brothers; and five sisters.Survivors include his son, Truman (Loria) Nannie of Greenville;... Read more

    4. Charles Maurice Shanks
      Charles Maurice Shanks


      OWENSBORO - Charles Maurice Shanks of Owensboro went to be with his Lord on July 14, 2014. He was born April 4, 1922 on Buttermilk Road, Bremen Kentucky. He was known to his family as "Dee" and as "Charlie" to many of his friends. He was a member of Third Baptist Church, Owensboro. He was a graduate of Bremen School, where he played basketball; a graduate of Lain Drafting College, a Kentucky Colonel, Retired General Electric Product designer,... Read more

    5. Robert "Bob" A. Lawton
      Robert "Bob" A. Lawton


      CENTRAL CITY - Robert Allison Lawton, 93, of Central City, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014. Bob was born in Central City, Kentucky on December 2, 1920 to James Bryant and Janie C. Lawton. Bob graduated from Central City High School in 1938 where he played basketball for the Central City Golden Tide. He attended Murray State University before graduating from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1942. Following graduation... Read more

    6. Loyd Eldridge Turnage
      Loyd Eldridge Turnage


      BELTON - Loyd Eldridge Turnage, 77, of Belton, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 4:00AM at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clark County, IN. Mr. Turnage was born August 17, 1936 in Virginia Beach, VA. He was a painter, and member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Beatrice Turnage; sister, Sylvia; and ex-wife, Patsy.Survivors include his sons, Vance (Krista) Turnage of Belton and Joey (China) Turnage... Read more

    7. Vernie Carter
      Vernie Carter


      CENTRAL CITY- Vernie Carter, 95, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Mr. Carter was born August 24, 1919 in Muhlenberg County. Mr. Carter was a member of Woodson Baptist Church, a painter foreman at Whirlpool in Evansville, and a veteran of the Army. Survivors include his son, Phil Carter of Central City; granddaughter, Michele Carter of Chicago, IL; nieces, Marilyn Groves, Reathel Carter, Anna Lou Doss;... Read more

    8. James Henry Knight
      James Henry Knight


      BELTON- James Henry Knight, 69, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Mr. Knight was born February 17, 1945 in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired Coal Miner and member of the Hazel Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy McPherson Knight; daughters, Stephanie Bratcher of Greenville, Sabrina Casebier of Bremen; four grandchildren; two step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren;... Read more

    9. John William Moore
      John William Moore


      CENTRAL CITY - John William Moore, 76, of Central City, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Cool Springs Nursing Home in Thompson Station, TN. Mr. Moore was born June 7, 1938 in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner and a member of Nelson Creek Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as deacon. He was a veteran and member of Masonic Lodge #673.Survivors include his wife, Sue Moore; son Jon (Meredith) Moore of Thompson Station, TN... Read more

    10. Ruby Nell Dwyer
      Ruby Nell Dwyer


      GREENVILLE - Ruby Nell Dwyer, 93, of Greenville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 11:50PM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mrs. Dwyer was born October 25, 1920, to Guy and Grace Redfern. She was a member of Leighs Chapel General Baptist Church. She was co-owner of a dairy farm and a grocery store and spent many hours doing voluntary work in her community. Ruby enjoyed cooking, gardening, crocheting, quilting, and... Read more

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