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Obituaries

    1. Jerry Lee Wood
      Jerry Lee Wood

      9/16/2011

      Central City- Jerry Lee Wood, 69, of Central City died Friday, September 16, 2011 at 4:25 PM at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro. Born October 14, 1941 in Muhlenberg County he was a member of Martwick Missionary Baptist Church. He was a retired U.S. Army Veteran where he was a helicopter crew chief in Vietnam and was an ammunition inspector in Fort Benning, Georgia. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lupe L. Wood of... Read more

    2. Retta Lou Nofsinger
      Retta Lou Nofsinger

      9/15/2011

      CENTRAL CITY - Retta Lou Nofsinger, 67, of Central City, died Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 7:06AM at her home. Mrs. Nofsinger was born January 6, 1944 in Winslow, Indiana. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her son, Doug Payton.Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Nofsinger; daughter Penny (Martin) Adams of Boonville, IN; grandchildren David and Stephen Adams; brothers Jackie (Teresa) Anderson... Read more

    3. Marion Virginia Johnson
      Marion Virginia Johnson

      9/14/2011

      CENTRAL CITY - Marion Virginia Johnson, 88, of Central City, died Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:47AM at Ohio County Hospital. Mrs. Johnson was born March 20, 1923 in Beaver Island, Michigan. She was a homemaker and member of Central City Church of God. She enjoyed fishing, camping, antique stores, and spending time with her angels. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melbourne Johnson Sr.; sons Charles Johnson Sr. and Robert Allen... Read more

    4. James Michael "Butch" Devine
      James Michael "Butch" Devine

      9/13/2011

      FORT MYERS, FL - James Michael "Butch" Devine, 51, of Fort Myers, Florida, formerly of Central City, died Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, Florida. Mr. Devine was born May 25, 1960 in Muhlenberg County. He worked in the heating and cooling business, as an owner and operator, and technician. He was of the Christian faith. He was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Devine Jr., and a brother, Ronnie Millard.... Read more

    5. Ricky Lee Gibson
      Ricky Lee Gibson

      9/11/2011

      Beechcreek- Ricky Lee Gibson, 58, of Beechcreek died Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 1:30 AM at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home in Madisonville. Born August 21, 1953 in Dayton, Ohio he was a coal miner.He is survived by a son, Brandon Gibson of Greenville; a daughter, Shannon Ramage of Madisonville; three grandchildren, Sabrina Gibson, Tucker Ramage, and Treyden Gibson; mother, Beulah Gibson of Penrod; a brother, Gary Gibson of Hanson; a... Read more

    6. Carlene  Ann Bilbro
      Carlene Ann Bilbro

      9/10/2011

      Powderly- Carlene Ann Bilbro, 75, of Powderly died Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 12:35 PM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. Born April 2, 1936 in Henderson, KY she was the Activity Director at Sparks Nursing Home in Central City and was of the Baptist Faith.She is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Carl & Virginia Wright.She is survived by three sons, James Norman Bilbro III of Greenville, Michael Wright Bilbro of... Read more

    7. C. Terry Earle
      C. Terry Earle

      9/8/2011

      Greenville- The honorable C. Terry Earle, 76, of Greenville, KY passed away September 8, 2011. Born to Mary Mildred Shannon and William Winfield Earle, November 24, 1934, he was preceded in death by his parents and his son Wade Winfield Earle.He recieved a juris doctorate from the University of Kentucky. He was a practicing attorney in Kentucky for over 50 years. He served on the governor's legal staff in Frankfort. He became District... Read more

    8. Arthur Bernard Payton
      Arthur Bernard Payton

      9/7/2011

      CENTRAL CITY - Arthur Bernard Payton, 63, of Central City, died Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 10:00AM at his home. Mr. Payton was born September 2, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was an operating engineer with the Chicago Water Department, and a member of Nelson Creek Baptist Church. He was a veteran, serving in the United States Army from 1968 - 1972. He was preceded in death by his sons, Jeff and Ralph Varney; sister Linda Catwallder; and... Read more

    9. Eric Stephen Dukes
      Eric Stephen Dukes

      9/6/2011

      GREENVILLE - Eric Stephen Dukes, 37, of Greenville, died Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 7:19PM at Regional Medical Center. Mr. Dukes was born May 12, 1974 in Muhlenberg County. He was a hairdresser and owner of Eric on the Blvd., and was of the Presbyterian faith. He was preceded in death by his father, John S. "Opie" Bibb; grandmother Barbara Bibb; and grandparents Elizabeth and Dallas Dukes.Survivors include his parents, Mark and Melva... Read more

    10. Dariel  Newman  Wester
      Dariel Newman Wester

      9/4/2011

      BELTON – Dariel Newman Wester, 75, of Belton KY, died Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 1:15 a.m. at his home surrounded by members of his family. Mr. Wester was born October 7, 1935 in Muhlenberg County. He worked as a coal miner and then a lumberjack before moving his family to Chicago IL in 1964 where he worked as a machinist for Dietzgen Company. He and his wife Joyce moved back to Muhlenberg County in 1977 where he again worked in the coal... Read more

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