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Obituaries

    1. Linda Lou Woodruff

      12/25/2009

      GREENVILLE -- Linda Lou Woodruff, 62, of Greenville died at 4:05 p.m. Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. She was born Dec. 2, 1947, in Muhlenberg County. She was a homemaker and member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Steve Woodruff; and a sister, Margaret Kirby. Survivors include a daughter, Georgia Mills of Greenville; three grandchildren, Jeanette Lanoire, Mariah Lanoire... Read more

    2. Freddie  Leon  Ingram
      Freddie Leon Ingram

      12/23/2009

      CENTRAL CITY -- Freddie Leon Ingram, formerly of Carterville, Ill., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Dec. 23, 2009, at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany, Ind. Freddie was taken home from this earth after a long and valiant battle with Alzheimer's and passed peacefully with his children at his side. Freddie was born on Aug. 22, 1938, in Muhlenberg County, the son of Charlie and Violet Vincent Ingram. He served in the Air Force from... Read more

    3. Julian  Marlin  Sparks
      Julian Marlin Sparks

      12/23/2009

      Julian Marlin Sparks, 79, of Greenville and Boca Raton, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville. Mr. Sparks was born June 30, 1930, in Muhlenberg County in the city of Earles to the late Charles Martin Sparks and Bessie B. Stewart Sparks. Mr. Sparks was the owner-operator for more than 45 years of Sparks Nursing Center in Central City, Belle Meade Nursing Home in Greenville, Brookfield... Read more

    4. Edward Leonard Elitzer

      12/21/2009

      Edward Leonard Elitzer CENTRAL CITY -- Edward Leonard Elitzer, 47, of Central City died Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at his home. Survivors include his mother, Carol Elitzer; four brothers, Steven Elitzer, James Elitzer, Daniel Elitzer and Hunter Elitzer; and three sisters, Kim Elitzer, Diane Enix and Lesa Rose. Services are private. Tucker Funeral Home, Central City, is in charge of arrangements. Read more

    5. Ben W. Garst

      12/21/2009

      Ben W. Garst BREMEN -- Ben W. Garst, of Bremen died Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 30, 1930, in McLean County. He retired from Illinois Central Railroad and was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Bremen and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Ruby Brown Garst of Bremen; a son, Randall (Patsy) Garst of Central City; two daughters, Pat (Pete) Purcell and... Read more

    6. Roy Froggie Lyons

      12/21/2009

      Roy 'Froggie' Lyons SACRAMENTO -- Roy Froggie Lyons, 77, of Sacramento died there. He was born March 25, 1932, in McLean County, was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, attended Station Baptist Church and was employed at Kentucky Utilities Auxiliary Operation. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Lyons, in 2006. Survivors include two sons, Roy L. Lyons and Rondall Lyons, both of Sacramento; a daughter, Shelia Hendricks of... Read more

    7. Dolores Jean Stanley

      12/21/2009

      Dolores Jean Stanley DRAKESBORO -- Dolores Jean Stanley, 74, of Drakesboro died Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at Owensboro Medical Health System. Survivors include two daughters, Teresa Jernigan and Carla Bivins; and a brother, Neal Mefford. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Tucker Funeral Home, Central City. Burial: East Union Cemetery. Visitation: After 5 p.m. Saturday. Read more

    8. U.C. Powell

      12/20/2009

      U.C. 'Sonny' Powell GREENVILLE -- U.C. Sonny Powell, 75, of Greenville went to be with this heavenly Father at 5:50 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, at Owensboro Medical Health System. He was born Nov. 2, 1934, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner. Mr. Powell was a member of Mud River Union General Baptist Church in Belton and was active with the Hymns & Gospel Time Hour at the radio station for many years. He loved singing... Read more

    9. Anna E. Ferguson

      12/19/2009

      Anna E. Ferguson GREENVILLE -- Anna E. Ferguson, 100, of Greenville died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. She worked in central supply at Muhlenberg Community Hospital and was a member of Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church in Greenville. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Burial: West End Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation: After 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.... Read more

    10. Jane G. Ewing

      12/18/2009

      Jane G. Ewing CENTRAL CITY -- Jane G. Ewing, 73, of Newburgh, Ind., formerly of Central City, died Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. at her home in Indiana, surrounded by the people she loved. Mom was a loving daughter, sister and wife, mother and grandmother. Her strength, courage and tenderness blessed all who knew her and she will be greatly missed. She was born July 26, 1936, in Central City to Elza Gray and Geneva Gray. She... Read more

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