Obits 5/8/18

Card of Thanks

Thank you for the flowers, gifts and food that you sent. Thanks to the Ashlock Singers and to Donald Bryant who has always been in our family. Thank you for the kind words and friendship that was shown. Special thanks to Cumberland River Hospital staff, Dr. Horne, Dr. Raines and Mandy Hayes. Thanks to all the caregivers who helped take care of my mother.

The Family of Ruthie Fean Boles


Betty Katherine Booher

Betty Katherine Booher, best known as Kathy Ledbetter, 67 of Celina, passed away on April 25 at her residence. Funeral services were held on April 29 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Eric Copass officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery.

She was born on Jan. 21, 1951 in Livingston. She spent most of her adult career as a factory worker and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She attended the Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie B. and Lena M. (Dulworth) Reagan.

Surviving relatives include her sons, Carl Ledbetter and wife, Nicole of Celina and Mark Ledbetter and wife, Lisa of Byrdstown; brother, Frankie J. Reagan and wife, Donna of Salem, Ala.; sisters, Sue Eldridge and husband, Sam of Livingston and Patricia Green and husband, Doug of Moss; grandchildren, Carl Ledbetter, II, Cole Ledbetter, Mia Ledbetter, Hunter Ledbetter, Matt Ledbetter and Molly Ledbetter; and a host of other family and friends.

Active pallbearers included: Carl Ledbetter, Mark Ledbetter, Carl Ledbetter, II, Matt Ledbetter, Cole Ledbetter and Mia Ledbetter


Pamela Sue Greathouse

Pamela Sue Greathouse, 60 of Celina and formerly of Barberton, OH, passed away on April 28 at her residence. Funeral services were held on May 2 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home.

She was born on March 28, 1958. She worked at Ohio Wholesale. She traveled and set up shows.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom Frank Fowler and Lois Gray Fowler; husband, Bob Greathouse; daughter, Jennifer Greathouse; father, Richard LaCook; mother, Wilma LaCook; grandparents, Agnes Hodgkinson, Henry Hodgkinson and Henrietta Hodgkinson; and niece, Linda Sue Elrod.

Surviving relatives include her sister, Reba Elrod; brothers, Michael Hodgkinson, Johnny LaCook and Allen LaCook; daughter, April Greathouse; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers included: Preston Scott, Dereck Riggs, Ronnie Hartell, John Henery Elrod, Jamie Dunn and Bill Donaldson.


Joseph Petelyn Murphy

Joseph Petelyn Murphy, 22 of Tompkinsville, Ky. passed away on April 19 at his home. Funeral services were held on April 23 at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery in Moss.

He was born on April 10, 1996 in Livingston. He was a graduate of Monroe County High School Class of 2014.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Pete Murphy.

Surviving relatives include his parents, Camron and Beverly Murphy; brother, Trent Murphy, all of Tompkinsville; paternal grandmother, Linda Collins Murphy of Tompkinsville; maternal grandparents, Kathy and Ronnie Killmon of Celina and James and Joann Reagan of Red Boiling Springs; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.


Mary Deane Swann

Mary Deane Swann, 93 of Paducah, Ky., passed away on April 29 surrounded by her family at The Lakes of Paducah. Memorial services were held on May 1 at The Lakes of Paducah with Dr. Charles Moore officiating. Private graveside services will be held at a later date at the Fitzgerald Cemetery in Celina.

She was born on Dec. 21, 1924 in Shelby County. She graduated high school in Ripley before moving to Celina to work. She later opened a real estate business. She was a member of the Calvert City Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom Frank Fowler and Lois Gray Fowler; husband, James H. Swann; and brothers, Thomas Frank “Bud” Fowler and Harold Vester Fowler.

Surviving relatives include her son, Dwight (Sandy) Swann of Lone Oak; granddaughter, Dana A. (Butch) Marshall of Lone Oak; brother, Robert E. Fowler of Gleason; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hall Funeral Home assisted with local arrangements.


Sue Walker

Bradford Hill Community homemaker, Mrs. Sue Walker, succumbed to a lengthy battle with leukemia at 12:37 p.m. Monday afternoon April 30, 2018 at the Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon where she was admitted April 28th. Mrs. Walker was 82.

Edward L. Anderson officiated at the 11 a.m. Thursday morning May 3rd funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment were conducted by Kenny Westmoreland at 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Butlers Landing Cemetery in Clay County near Celina.

The only child of the late Fred Burks and Mocell Weaver, she was born Freddie Sue Weaver in Clay County on February 18, 1936.

In Celina on November 27, 1955 she was united in marriage to Moss Community native Durrell Walker, who was one of fourteen children and who preceded her in death at the age of 84 on February 2nd of this year.

Mrs. Walker was a member of the Butlers Landing Church of Christ but had attended the Carthage Church of Christ since moving to Carthage.

Mrs. Walker was a 1956 graduate of Celina High School.

She enjoyed factory work and being with people and had worked at Carthage Shirt Corporation, The Welch Co. in Gordonsville and Texas Boot Co. in Carthage.

She will be fondly remembered by many as the dining room hostess at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Gordonsville before they relocated.

Like her husband she enjoyed gardening and flowers and did much canning and freezing of the bounty of Mr. Walker’s gardens. Mrs. Walker enjoyed shopping, attending sporting events, and livestock shows.

She is survived by their two children, Sharon Walker Kimes and husband Randall of Celina, Steve Walker and wife Beverly Waller Walker of Lafayette; five grandchildren, Christi Walker Blankenship and husband Jody of Lafayette, Stephanie Walker Dyer and husband Matt of Carthage, Terra Kimes Davis and husband Andy of Sparta, Kayla Jenkins and husband Nathan of Willette, Heath Kimes of Celina; four great-grandchildren, Mary Ella and Anna Mai Blankenship, Atticus Dyer and Jaxie Sue Jenkins.

The Walker family requests memorials to either the Kirk Cemetery mowing fund or the Butlers Landing Cemetery Mowing Fund.



In Loving Memory of Samantha McLerran on her Birthday May 9

Dear God,

If you grow Roses in Heaven pick 34.

Give them to my Granddaughter Samantha, tell her they are from me

Give her a Kiss on her cheek. Tell her how much I love her.

And that I will Miss her every day. And that there is an ache in my heart. That won’t go away.

Happy Birthday Samantha
Love You Always, Granny


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