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.

  Mrs. Sharon Kay Wadkins, 66, of Benton, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

 Mrs. Mary Louise (Stone) Travis, 92, of Calvert Citypassed away Saturday, January 6 at the Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City.

  Ms. Patsy H. Guess, 74, of Kuttawa died on Thursday, January 4 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

  Mr. James H. “Jimmy” Woolfolk, Jr., 97, of Benton, died on Thursday, January 4 at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton. He was retired from TVA where he worked in the Public Safety Division for 39 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Germany and Japan du…

  Mr. Dallas R. Dunn, 86, of Benton, died Friday, January 5 at his residence.

  Mrs. Barbara Elaine Page, 70, of Benton passed away on Thursday, December 28 at her home.  She was a retired registered nurse for 35 years and attended Hardin Baptist Church.

  Mr. Murray Glenn Davidson Sr., 75, of Benton, passed away Friday, January 5 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.   

  Jerry Paul Bowlin, 70, of Benton, passed away on Saturday, December 30 at his home. He was the owner and operator of Jerry Bowlin Trucking and a member of the T.L. Jefferson Masonic Lodge 401.

  Mr. Ed Martin Sutherland, 95, of Kirksey died on Thursday, December 28 at Marshall Co. Hospital in Benton. He was a veteran of the United States  Air Force and served during World War II. He was retired from security for Chrysler World Headquarters in Michigan.

  Mrs. Susan Burnett, 73, of Benton died on Wednesday, December 27, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. She was retired from the Bank of Marshall County and was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

  Clifton Gerald Buchanan, 71, of Benton, died on Wednesday, December 27 at his residence in Benton

 Services for Judith Nelle Foust Thweatt, 83, of Flagstaff, Arizona, formerly of Benton and Calvert City, were conducted, Wednesday, Dec. 27 at Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Camp Navajo in Bellemont, Arizona by the Rev. George W. Feaster, pastor of Bible Baptist Church of Flagstaff. …

  Mr. Donald “Don” Thomas Mobley, 85, of Benton passed away on Saturday, December 23 at the Barkley Center in Paducah.

  Billy G. West, 81, of Benton, died on Tuesday, December 19 at Lakeway Nursing and Rehab of Benton. Billy was a retired laborer for the Kentucky State Forestry Department. 

  Miss Lyla Nell Hamlett Dotson, age 9 weeks, 5 days, of Benton, died on Wednesday, December 20.

  Harold Wayne Griffin, 83, of Paducah, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, December 19th at Baptist Health of Paducah with his family by his side. Harold was a retired salesman and photographer in the photography industry. He was also an ordained minister of the gospel for over 25 …

  Mrs. Martha Sue Noles, 74, of Benton died on Wednesday, December 20 at her home. 

  Ms. Magdalene “Maggie” Henson, 79, of Benton died on Tuesday, December 19 at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton. She was a self-employed private duty nurse and was of the Baptist Faith.

  Mr. Joe Burnett Hardison, age 77, of Benton, died Thursday, December 21 at Lake Way Nursing & Rehabilitation in Benton. He was a tirebuilder for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Union City, Tennessee. 

 Mrs. Julia Esta Koon, 85, of Grand Rivers died on Thursday, December 14 at Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City. She was a member of Lake City Baptist Church.

 Mr. Ronald Gene Burkeen, 62, of Benton died on Wednesday, December 13 at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

 Nell McDonald 82, of Paducah, passed away at 1:08 p.m. Sunday, December 3 at Lourdes Hospital.

 Mrs. Velma Cox Free, 84, of Benton died on Sunday, December 3 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was a homemaker and member of Bethel Baptist Church. She was a Kentucky Colonel.

 Melanie Lynn Wiles, 42, of Calvert City died Saturday, December 2.

 Melinda Jane Sollman, 76, of Gilbertsville, died on Saturday, December 9 at Baptist Health Paducah.

 Doris Puckett Burkeen, 67, of Paducah, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, December 5 at Baptist Hospital of Paducah.

 Holly Morgan Calhoun, 46, of Brentwood, Tennessee, died at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday, December 3.

 Ms. Dawn B. Edwards, 50, of Benton died Sunday, December 3 at her residence.   

  Mr. James Earl King, 77, of Symsonia died on Friday, December 1 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He worked as a self-employed truck driver and pipefitter. He was a 50 plus year member of Symsonia Masonic Lodge 917.

  Mrs. Donna Faye McKendree, 85, of Benton passed away Wednesday, November 29, at her home.

 Mr. Brent Martin, 43, of Benton died on Saturday, December 2.

 Clora Faye Melton, 75, of Henderson, passed away at 4:02 p.m., Friday, November 24 at the Lucy Smith King Care Center under the care of St. Anthony’s Hospice.

 Mrs. Betty Jo (Cotham) Williams, 64, of Paducah, passed away Friday, December 1 at Baptist Health in Paducah.

 Mrs. Constance Venell Puerner of Benton, passed away on December 2. She was married to William C. Puerner on June 5, 1965. Together they raised two sons, William II and Jason.

 Betty Jensen of Calvert City, passed away at her home on Thursday, November 30 at the age of 86.

 Mrs. Ellon Marie (Chambers) Callihan, 86 of Benton, died on Thursday, November 30, at her home. She was retired from ISP Chemicals where she worked as a chemical technician for over 30 years.

 Glenda Cunningham Fields, 83, of Benton passed away Thursday, November 30 at her home. She was a retired social worker for the State of KY Department of Families and Children.

 Mr. Dennis J. Joseph,  70, of Benton, passed away Thursday, November 23 at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

 Nellie “Louise” (Gentry) Devine, 79, currently of Elkton, and formerly of Calvert City, left this world with peace and grace to be with her savior Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Tennova Hospice Center in Clarksville, Tennessee.

  Earlie W. Ivey, 85, passed away Sunday, November 19. He retired from Dri View Manufacturing and was an avid UK fan. 

 Mr. Jakie Daniel Holt, Sr., 77, of Benton, passed away Friday, November 24 at his home.

 Mr. Paul Graves Darnall, 89, of Benton, passed away Friday, November 24 at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray.

 Mrs. Mary Katherine Alsip, 61 of Benton, died on Thursday, November 23 at her residence in Benton.

 Mrs. Judith Faye Moore, 76, of Calvert City, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 18 at 11:35 a.m. at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. She was a homemaker who loved gardening, ceramics and antiquing.

 Mr. Thomas Edwin Poe, 85, of Benton, died on Wednesday, November 15 at his home. He retired as a supervisor for TVA and was a 60 year member of the IBEW Local 816. Mr. Poe attended North Marshall Church of Christ. He was an avid fan of UK Basketball.

 Vance Siress, 35, of Benton passed away at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Murray.

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

 Mr. Billy Joe Higgins, 80, of Benton passed away Saturday, November 18 at his home.

  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.