Obituaries

2016

Ruth Robertson Davenport

Ruth Robertson Davenport, age 99, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mrs.

Sadie Wyatt Cole

Sadie Wyatt Cole, age 73, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Saint Thomas Medical Center West in Nashville, TN.  Mrs. Cole was a lifelong homemaker and dedicated mother,  grandmother and great grandmother.  She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Gloria Jean Allen Berkley

Gloria Jean Allen Berkley, age 68, of Trigg County, KY, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016, at her home in Trigg County, KY.  Mrs.

Joanne Moore

Joanne Moore, age 79, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016, at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Moore was an artist and of the Episcopal faith.   She is survived by: Cousin - Shirley Klatt, Ellison Bay, WI; Two Caregivers - Ramona Hamilton, Cadiz, KY; and James Crawford, Cadiz, KY.  She was preceded in death by: Parents - August & Alta Clemens Nitz; and Husband - Joseph Moore.  Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY.  There will be no services. 

Marie Calhoun Birdsong

Marie Calhoun Birdsong, age 78, of Nashville, TN, a native of Golden Pond, KY & a long time resident of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Green Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center in Nashville, TN,  Mrs. Birdsong retired after 27 years of service from the Trigg County School System where she taught 7th grade Social Studies classes at Trigg County Middle School.  She was a former member of the Cadiz-Trigg County Business & Professional Women's Club and was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church.

Mary Jewel Woody

Mary Jewel Woody, age 68, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016, at her home in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Mary Jewel Woody retired from Trigg County Hospital where she was employed for nearly 40 years in the Medical Records Department.  She was a member of East Cadiz Baptist Church in Cadiz, Kentucky.

Dora "Janie" Cunningham Parker

Dora "Janie" Cunningham Parker, age 71, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, KY.  Mrs Dora "Janie" Parker  was of the Christian faith. She was a lifelong homemaker and dedicated Mother,  Grandmother and Great Grandmother.

Lillie Emily Law

Mrs. Lillie Emily Law, age 93, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her home in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mrs. Law was a member of Second Baptist Church.  She worked 28 years in the meat department and as a cashier at A & P Grocery in Hopkinsville, KY.  She also provided home care for the elderly & children.

Barbara Jenkins

Barbara Wadlington Jenkins, age 76, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016, at her home in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Jenkins previously worked at the former Trigg County Farmer's Bank, as well as the Boots Randolph and Arrowhead Golf Courses in Trigg County.  In 1986, she was crowned Mrs.

Gary Noel

Gary Noel, age 71, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016, at his home in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. Gary Noel was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Trigg Co., KY. Mr Noel had been self-employed in the construction business for numerous years until his retirement.

Norris "Stacy" Futrell

Norris "Stacy" Futrell, age 47, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz, KY.  Stacy was the supervisor at the Waste Water Treatment Plant for the City of Cadiz.  He served in the US Navy, was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Trigg Co., KY where he previously taught Sunday School.  He had been actively involved in youth sports.  He was a former Trigg Co.

Jack "Big Earl" Whipple

Jack "Big Earl" Whipple, age 38, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016, at Baptist Health Paducah in Paducah, KY.  Jack "Big Earl" Whipple worked at Transcraft Corporation in Cadiz, KY.  He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed deer hunting.

Arvin L. Birdsong

Arvin "A.L." Birdsong, age 93, of Trigg Co., KY, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton, KY.  Mr. Birdsong was a life long farmer, a voice in agriculture & land development.  He was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Cadiz, Kentucky.

Leon Williamson

Leon Williamson, age 65, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016, at his home in Trigg Co., KY.  Mr. Williamson was a self employed logger & farmer.  He was a member of Caldwell Blue Spring Baptist Church in Caldwell Co., KY.  He enjoyed competing in horse pulling competitions.

Nora Forguson Aldridge

Nora Forguson Aldridge, age 81, of Cadiz, KY, a native of Golden Pond, KY, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Bradford Heights in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mrs. Aldridge retired after working 27 years from the International Shoe Factory in Hopkinsville, KY.  After retiring from the shoe factory, she was one of the first females to be employed by the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville, KY as a guard in the 1970's.  She was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church in Trigg Co., KY.

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