Obituaries

2017

Janice Broadbent Walker

Janice Broadbent Walker, age 72, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017, at her home in Cadiz.  In her early career, Janice was a school teacher who taught English, history, and physical education; however, she spent the majority of her career as a social worker for the State of Kentucky in the Department for Community Based Services in Cadiz, and at Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville, KY, from which she retired.  She was a member of Cerulean Baptist Church in Cerulean, KY.

Gladys Murl Ahart

Gladys Murl Ahart, age 89, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Princeton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton, KY.  Mrs. Gladys Murl Ahart was an accomplished seamstress.  She was employed at Elk Brand Manufacturing in Cadiz, KY for several years and was a member of Woodmen of the World Chapter 20.  For many years, Mrs. Ahart served as a Sunday School teacher in the churches that her husband, the Reverend John Ahart, pastored. She was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church.

Mary D. Cook

Mary D. Cook, age 93, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at her home in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Mary D. Cook was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband, John, on their family farm.  She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Cadiz, KY.

Edward C. Hines

Edward C. Hines, age 89, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017, at his home in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. Edward C. Hines retired after 35 years as a Building Inspector for the City of Buena Park, CA.  He was a member of Solomon's Staircase Masonic Lodge No. 357 in Buena Park, CA, as well as VFW Post 7084 in Union City, IN.  Mr. Hines was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Union City, IN and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

E. W. Stinson

Emmitt "E.W." Stinson, age 95, of Kuttawa, KY, a native of Lafayette, TN, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at Rivers Bend Retirement Community in Kuttawa, KY.  Mr. Emmitt "E.W." Stinson was a retired farmer, auctioneer, and real estate broker.  He owned and operated Stinson Real Estate and Auction in Auburn, KY for over 20 years.  Mr. Stinson was a member of Enon Missionary Baptist Church in Macon County, TN, since 1935.

Dr. Bill Clark Thomas

Dr. Bill Clark Thomas, age 84, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at his son's home in Utica, Kentucky.  Dr.

2016

Darlene Pallisard

Darlene Kay Pallisard, age 56, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mrs. Pallisard previously worked as a sales clerk at Twice Daily Convenience Store and Ideal Market in Cadiz, KY.

Mary Frances Herndon

Mary Frances (Sholar) Herndon, 96, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  Mrs. Mary Herndon was retired from Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where she was employed for over 20 years as a Nurse's Aide.  She was a member of Rocky Ridge Baptist Church in Cadiz, Kentucky.

Irene Calhoun Noel

Irene Calhoun Noel, age 97, of Hopkinsville, KY, a native and formerly of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016, at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mrs. Irene Noel worked as a sales clerk for several local grocery stores in Cadiz, Hopkinsville, and Bowling Green, including IGA, Kroger, and Houchens.  For many years, she was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church in Cadiz, KY, where she taught Sunday School and was an active member of the WMU.  Most recently, Mrs. Noel was the oldest member of Rich Pond Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY.

Maxie Snyder

Maxie Snyder, age 72, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016, at Princeton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton, KY.  Mr. Snyder retired from Bailey Lumber Co. in Cadiz, KY where he worked for over twenty years as a foreman.  After retirement, he worked at the Trigg County Recycling Center in Cadiz.  Maxie was previously a member of Rock Front Baptist Church in the Linton community of Trigg County, where he was a Sunday School teacher, church treasurer, and also served as youth leader.  Recently, he was a member of South Union Baptist Church in Trigg County.  Mr.

Martha Faye Simonds

Martha Simonds, age 76, of Princeton, KY, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton, KY.  Mrs. Simonds worked for many years at the former Fredonia High School in Fredonia, KY.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Roy T. Kenady

Roy Thomas "Bud" Kenady, age 80, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  After working as a Nurse's Aid at Western State Hospital in the late 1950's, Mr. Kenady began his career as a carpenter.  He was employed by Wadlington Brother Construction for 18 years where he worked on many construction projects at Ft. Campbell, KY.  Afterwards, he went to work at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville, KY where he taught inmates the craft of carpentry.  Mr.

Joyce E. Gibson

Joyce E. Gibson, age 75, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at her home in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mrs. Joyce E. Gibson was a homemaker and a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She was of the Lutheran faith.

Donna Jean Wimsatt

Donna Jean Wimsatt, age 55, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY.  Donna was self-employed in many jobs which included a lawn and landscaping service and home repairs; she also owned and operated several rental properties throughout Cadiz, KY, and was an Independent Distributor for Nutrisail and Zija International.  Previously, Donna worked as a loan officer and branch manager for Kentucky Finance and People's Security Finance in Cadiz, KY.  She was an active member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Trigg County, KY, as well as a loyal s

Dymple Hoover

Dymple Hoover, age 91, of Cadiz, KY, formerly of Dayton, OH, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016, at her home in Cadiz, KY.  Mrs. Hoover was of the Protestant faith. She had been a member of the Eastern Star in Dayton Ohio. She had worked in Accounts Payable for McCall's Magazine and Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

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