Obituaries

2016

Willie Mae Hammonds Porter

Willie Mae Hammonds Porter, age 77, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Friday, December 9, 2016, at Princeton Health Care Manor in Princeton, KY.  Mrs. Willie Mae Hammonds Porter was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Willie Cash Oliver

Willie Cash Oliver, age 81, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016, at his home in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mr. Oliver served in the United States Army and retired from Fort Campbell as an Aviation Purchasing Supervisor.  He was a member of the Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121; Rizpah Shrine Temple; and Elks Lodge No. 545 in Hopkinsville, KY.

Barbara McIntosh

Barbara McIntosh, age 68, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016, at her home in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. McIntosh was a homemaker and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She was a member of Hurricane Baptist Church in Trigg County, KY.

Mary Banister Graham

Mary Banister Graham, age 93, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Graham began her career in 1952 as secretary to the P.H. Oliver Insurance Agency.  From 1954 to 1977, she served as an Office Deputy for the Trigg County Sheriff's Office.  In 1966, Mary was appointed by Trigg Fiscal Court as County Treasurer, a position she held until 1986.  She also served as secretary to former Trigg County Judge Executive Zelner Cossey.   In past years, Mrs.

JoNell Baker

Jo Nell Brandon Baker, age 79, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at her home in Cadiz, KY.  In earlier years, Mrs. Jo Nell Baker worked as a bookkeeper at Pennyrile Rural Electric and also served as secretary and bookkeeper at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, KY.  She was a remarkable seamstress, having made numerous band and drill team uniforms, as well as wedding and prom attire.  Jo Nell was a housewife and farmer's wife until retirement.  She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Trigg County, KY.

Clifton Thomas

Clifton Thomas, age 69, of Rockwall, TX, a native of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, November 28, 2016, at Royse City Health and Rehabilitation Center in Royse City, TX.  Mr. Thomas worked 23 years at Pennwalt Corporation in Calvert City, KY as a control operator, and in recent years, he worked and retired from the City of Cadiz where he was Supervisor of the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  Clifton proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  He attended Cadiz Baptist Church in Cadiz, KY.

Glenda Williams Pepper

Glenda Williams Pepper, age 80, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Pepper retired as Vice President of Bookkeeping at First State Bank in Calumet City, IL.  She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Trigg County, KY.

Howard Baker

Howard Baker, age 92, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mr. Baker was a life-long farmer who was known for his family dairy cattle operation that he managed for over 30 years.  He was a long-time member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Trigg County, KY.

Robert Caraway

Mr. Robert Caraway, 75, of Princeton, KY, passed away Monday morning, November 21, 2016, at his home in Princeton, KY.  There will be no services at this time for Mr. Caraway.  Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street, in Cadiz, KY.

Beuford Wilson

Beuford Wilson, age 73, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  Mr.

William F. Mize

William F. Mize, Sr., age 99, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016, at his home in Cadiz.  Mr. Mize was a life-long farmer.  He and his son, Bill, and wife, Mae, operated their family farms in Trigg County, KY.  William had a passion for agriculture, conservation, and farm education.  He and his son, Bill, and family would host the 4-H Farm Safety Day each year on the family farm in the Bethel community of Trigg County, to help educate children on farms and farm safety.  Mr. Mize was a long-time member of Cadiz Baptist Church.

Christine Fowler Terrell

Christine Fowler Terrell, age 75, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at her home in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Terrell was a homemaker and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Brenda Bagby Graham

Brenda Bagby Graham, age 69, of Cary, NC, a native of Trigg County, KY, passed away Monday, November 14, 2016, at her home in Cary, NC.  Mrs. Graham was a member of River of Life Church in Raleigh, NC.

Robert L. "Bob" Hancock

Robert L. "Bob" Hancock, age 84, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Friday, November 11, 2016, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. Hancock was retired from the United States Army, having served from 1950 until 1970, which included tours of combat during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  After his retirement from the US Army, he began working at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, KY,  where he retired as Chief Chef in the dining facility.  He was a member of Dyers Chapel United Methodist church in Cadiz, KY.

Sandy D. Weber

Sandy D. Weber, age 78, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mr. Weber previously worked as the Indianapolis Region District Manager for Uniroyal Tires, and locally, as the Head of Security at Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville, KY.  He proudly served in the US Army and was of the Baptist faith.  Mr. Weber was also an avid golfer.

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