Celebrating Over 100 Years of Service

Obituaries

    1. Tina Mae Kirtley
      Tina Mae Kirtley

      8/7/2011

      BROWDER - Tina Mae Kirtley, 101, of Browder died at 8:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Belle Meade Nursing Home in Greenville. She was born in Bevier on June 17, 1910, to the late Bryne B. and Maggie Dennis Barton. She was a member of Browder Missionary Baptist Church. She loved the church and was a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was postmaster of Browder for 45 years. Before working at the post office, she taught school at Browder... Read more

    2. Wanda Faye Woodburn Cabbage
      Wanda Faye Woodburn Cabbage

      8/4/2011

      SACRAMENTO - Wanda Faye Woodburn Cabbage, of Old Salem Lane, Sacramento. Born November 29, 1936 in McLean County, she went to live with our God on August 4, 2011. She married her sweetheart Carl Glenn Cabbage, November 3, 1954. Mom was born to Mary Helen Woodburn Vanover and Franklin Woodburn, which are both waiting for her along with a great-grandson Samuel Darr at her residence in heaven. She and Carl had three children: Jerry G.... Read more

    3. Mitchell Smith
      Mitchell Smith

      8/2/2011

      Beechmont- Mitchell Smith, 54, of Beechmont died Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 6:01 PM at his residence in Beechmont. Born August 9, 1956 in Muhlenberg County. Mitchell worked in Tires & Tube Express at Walmart and attended Beech Creek Pentecostal Misson Church.He is preceded in death by his father, Ellis M. Smith; and a sister, Brenda Smith.He is survived by his wife, Kathy Mohon Smith of Beechmont; mother, Ruby Smith of Belton; mother... Read more

    4. Ira Whitaker
      Ira Whitaker

      8/1/2011

      CENTRAL CITY - Ira Whitaker, 78, of Central City, died Monday, August 1, 2011 at 10:50AM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Whitaker was born August 31, 1932 in Hallie, KY. He was a retired coal miner and member of Green River Chapel General Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving in the Korean War.Survivors include his wife, Lou Stidham Whitaker; sons Scott (Dianna) Whitaker, Derrick Whitaker, and Donovan Whitaker,... Read more

    5. Dennis "J.R." Baker, Jr.
      Dennis "J.R." Baker, Jr.

      7/27/2011

      BEECHMONT - Dennis "J.R." Baker, Jr., 74, of Beechmont, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 11:05AM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Baker was born May 3, 1937 in Muhlenberg County. He was retired from Peabody Coal Co. and was of the Baptist faith. He was a very active member of his community. He loved spending time with his horses, feeding his fish, and loving his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a... Read more

    6. Connie Jeanette Williams
      Connie Jeanette Williams

      7/27/2011

      GREENVILLE - Connie Jeanette Williams, 54, of Greenville, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 11:40AM at Owensboro Medical Health System. Mrs. Williams was born April 9, 1957 in Muhlenberg County. She was a member of Sharon General Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ramon Wilson; sister, Becky Harper; and father Shelby Wilson.Survivors include her husband, Gary Williams; son Drew (Maranda) Williams; grandson Madden;... Read more

    7. Custer "Rocky" Cornett, Jr.
      Custer "Rocky" Cornett, Jr.

      7/26/2011

      GREENVILLE - Custer "Rocky" Cornett, Jr., 87, of Greenville, departed these earthly confines on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 8:05PM at Belle Meade Nursing Home, to be with his heavenly father, departed family, friends, and other Christians. Mr. Cornett was born July 13, 1924 in Leslie County, KY. He was a retired commercial artist and member of Second Baptist Church in Greenville. He was a US Army veteran, serving during World War II, and a... Read more

    8. Robert L. Dethrow
      Robert L. Dethrow

      7/26/2011

      BEECHMONT - Robert L. Dethrow, 73, of Beechmont, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 6:20PM at his home. Mr. Dethrow was born September 15, 1937 in Benton, Illinois. He was a machinist with TVA and member of Luzerne General Baptist Church.Survivors include his sons, Carl Anderson of Drakesboro, Wendell (Gail) McPherson of Dunmor, Robert (Kim) McPherson of Franklin, KY, and Bobby Dethrow of Mt. Pleasant, TX; daughters Debbie (Leon) Beleau of... Read more

    9. Thomas Carl Mekkelson
      Thomas Carl Mekkelson

      7/26/2011

      Central City- Thomas Carl Mekkelson, 65, of Central City died at 4:38 AM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville on Tuesday, July 26, 2011.Born in Long Beach, California on July 1, 1946 Thomas was an assembly line worker for a factory. Thomas was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.He is survived by two daughters, Summer Strawberry Sizelove of Cottonwood, Arizona and Kate Mekkelson of Laqung Canyon, California; three grandchildren.... Read more

    10. Etta Sue Morphew Vaught
      Etta Sue Morphew Vaught

      7/26/2011

      BROWDER - Etta Sue Morphew Vaught, 61, of Browder, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 9:56PM at Owensboro Medical Health System. Mrs. Vaught was born July 20, 1950 in Muhlenberg County. She was a homemaker and member of Browder Missionary Baptist Church.Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Jerry Ray Vaught; parents Boyd and Etta Morphew; daughter Anna Dunlap; brother Gary Morphew; sister Shirley Hawkins; granddaughters Holly Douglas... Read more

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