Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

  Our Angel, Alexandra “Lexie” Denise McCarty, 26, of Tucson, Arizona  earned her wings on November 2at Banner University Hospital in Tucson, Arizona.

Hilda Mae Norwood, 80, of Benton, died on Saturday, November 11 at Marshall Co. Hospital E. R. in Benton. She was a member of Olive United Methodist Church.

 Mr. Ray “Red Higgins” Penney, 76, of Benton, died on Wednesday, November 8 at Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital in Murray.He was a retired truck driver.

  Walter F. Sill, Jr., 85, of Hendersonville passed away on Tuesday, November 7 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

  Terrell Lee English, 83, of Benton passed away at 6:40 p.m. Saturday, November 11 at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

  James Harold “Jim” Whitledge, 84, of Benton, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home Friday morning, November 3rd.Jim was founder of West Kentucky Scale Co. and was a United States Army veteran.

  Brian Porter, 46, of Calvert City passed away Sunday, October 29 at his home.

  Mr. Leonard M. Chappell, 85, of Symsonia died on Friday, October 20 at Superior Care Home in Paducah.   

  Bettie L. Bowland, 87, of Paducah, died on Tuesday, October 24 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.She was a member of Reidland Christian Church.

  Mr. Marvin Thomas York, 87, of Benton died on Sunday, October 22 at Baptist Health in Paducah.  

  Homer Wesley Burnett, 85 of Calvert City, died on Wednesday, October 18 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah surrounded by his loving family.

  Mrs. Ruth Kimble Littlejohn, 92, of the Stilley House of Benton passed away Wednesday, October 18 at Superior Care Home in Paducah.

  Dorothy McDaniel, 86 of Benton, died on Monday, October 16 at Marshall Co. Hospital in Benton.

 Dr. Ron H. Tilford, 63, of Paducah, died Thursday, October 19 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

  Mr. W.J. “Heavy” Inglish, Jr., 90, of Calvert City died on Thursday, September 21 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Home Care Center in Paducah 

  Mr. Roger Dale Birdsong, 67, of Gilbertsville, died on Monday, October 16. 

  Edith M. Smith, 94, of Benton, formerly of Eldorado,  Illinois passed away October 18, 2017 in Benton, KY.

  Mr. Artel Rural Henson, 95, of Green Valley, Arizona was born on February 20, 1922 and passed away Wednesday, August 23 at his home.

 Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Johnston, 91, of Benton died on Tuesday, October 10 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

  Mr. Benny F. Mitchell, 82, of Benton died on Monday, October 9 at Marshall Co. Hospital in Benton.

 Ann Matthews, 71, of Benton passed away at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, October 12 at her home.

  Mr. Connor Joseph Jung, 24, of Benton passed away Sunday, October 8, from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on Hwy 68 East at Jonathan Creek.

Ms. Gloria H. Scarborough, 65, of Benton died on Friday, October 6 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tennessee. She worked for Cracker Barrel.

  Mr. Daniel P. York, 72, of Tucson, Arizona formerly of Hardin, died on Thursday, October 5.

  Dr. Gary W. Boggess, 81, of Hardin, passed peacefully last Monday morning with family members by his side at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray following a valiant battle with cancer.

  Mrs. Betty Jo Dotson, 85, died on Saturday, October 7 at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton.

  Elizabeth Ann Gillihan, 78, of Benton, died Sunday, October 8 at 10:03 a.m., at Oakview Manor Healthcare Center in Calvert City.

  Christy LeAnn Allen, 47, of Kuttawa passed away Monday, October 2.  She was a United States Marine and a member of First Baptist Church of Eddyville.

  William “Bill” Marler, 85, of Benton died Sunday, October 8 at his home. Bill left this earthly realm to join Betty, the love of his life, by the river, just as he promised her about a year ago. Their daughter’s are forever grateful for the love, devotion, and care he showed to their mothe…

  Mr. Henry “Kenneth” Smith, 74, of Symsonia passed away Tuesday, September 26 at his home.

  Mrs. Shelby Hurt, 79, of Benton died on Wednesday, September 27 at her home. She was a member of Christian Fellowship and was a retired nurse for the Marshall County Health Department.

 Mr. Carlton Alan Henson, 59 ,of Benton passed away Monday, September 18 at Marshall County Hospital. He was a graduate of Marshall County High School and was a self-employed car dealer.

 Blanche R. Stice, 97, of Benton died Friday, September 22 at the Stilley House in Benton.

 Laquetta Hendrickson Watkins, 67, of Symsonia passed away on Friday, September 22 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

 Mike Goheen, an award-winning design and news professional, a talented cook, voracious reader, backyard handyman, impressive street photographer, classic movie buff, abiding friend — talented in so many ways — has died. Mike died in the emergency room at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohi…

  Mr. Larry G. Edwards, 73, of Benton passed away Friday, September 15 at Continue Care Hospital of Baptist Health in Paducah.

  Paul W. Whiteside of Kentucky Lake in Marshall County, passed away on Tuesday, September 12.

  Mr. Henry E. Darnall, 85, of Bentondied on Thursday, September 14 at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton.   

  Mrs. Mary Alice Johnston, 99, of Hardinpassed away Saturday, September 16 at Marshall Co. Hospital in Benton.

  Ms. Ethel Mae Hendrick, 90, of Bentondied on Sunday, September 10 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. She was retired from TVA Youth Station and was a member of Zion’s Cause Baptist Church. She was the former owner of Rose’s Cafe.

  Joe Harrel Jones, 85, of Hardin passed away at 8:18 a.m. Thursday, September 14 at his home.

  Vernell Morehouse, 79, of Benton, passed away at 9:17 p.m. Monday, September 11 at Baptist Health of Paducah.

 Mrs. Wendy Lea Cavanaugh Brooks, 45, a resident of Boaz, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, September 2 near Doniphan, Missouri after being involved in a motor vehicle accident when another driver crossed the center line hitting her vehicle head on. She and her family were traveling to Cur…

 Michael David Cate, 62, of Benton, formerly of Pope County, Illinois, passed away on Sunday morning, Sept. 3 at his home. He was born Oct. 6, 1954 in Paducah to Hubert Arthur (Bob) Cate (deceased) and Carmen Elgin Cate of Simpson, Illinois.

 Jan Irma Howard Foreman, 61, passed away at home, hands held by family, on the morning of August 31.

  Barbara Vernell Heater, 79, of Grand Rivers passed away at 11:50 a.m. Monday, September 4 at Lourdes Hospital.

 Lawrence E. Key, 66, of Benton passed away at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday September 5 at his home.

 Ramona Faye Jaco left this world and went into the presence of her Lord on Thursday September 7 at 9:11 p.m. to ever abide with Him.  

 Carlis R. Bingham, 88, of Gilberstville, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday September 5 at Rivers Bend Retirement Community.

 Mr. Wesley Gilbert Smith, 62, of Gilbertsville, formerly of Paris, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, September 5 at his residence.