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Deceased Date: 2017-09-25

Garnett Dale Mayton

Garnett Dale Mayton, 64, Wallace Avenue, died at 7:55 a.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at his home of natural causes. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Lamb Funeral Home, with the Rev. Terry Hancock officiating. Burial will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A native of Hopkinsville, he was born Oct. 21, 1952, the son of Jimmy Louis Mayton, Hopkinsville, and the late Dorothy Evelyn Fields Mayton. He had worked as a cashier at a convenience store and was a carpenter at C&L Rentals. He was a retired sergeant 1st class from the U.S. Army after 20 years and had served in Vietnam. He was a member of the DAV. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Denise Redd Mayton in 1998. Survivors include his son, Garnett Dale Mayton Jr., Colonial Height, Va.; his brothers, Terry Bruce Mayton and Richard G. Mayton, both of Hopkinsville; and his sister, Jody Bader, Hopkinsville. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-09-22

Andrea L. Hall

Andrea L. Hall, 58, of Tommy Drive, died at 5:03 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Private services will be at a later date. The body has been cremated. Lamb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A native of Shreveport, La., she was born May 3, 1959, the daughter of Buddy and Ruth Ann (Everett) Hall. She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. Survivors include include her two brothers, Todd Hall and Ben Hall, both of Hopkinsville. Memorials may be made to the Fairview United Methodist Church at: P.O. Box 16 Fairview, KY 42221.     Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-09-14

Gary D. Hightower Sr.

Gary D. Hightower Sr., 63, of Velma Drive, died at 3:02 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at his home of natural causes. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Lamb Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Ashby officiating. Burial will be at Stokes Chapel Cemetery in Todd County. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A native of Hopkinsville, he was born May 18, 1954, the son of the late Winfred L. and Maxine Jones Hightower. He had worked at Phelps Dodge and ag spray and maintenance at Christian County Schools. He was a member of Parkway Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary W. Hightower; his son, Gary D. (Robin) Hightower Jr., Hopkinsville; and two grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave., Hopkinsville, KY 42240. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-09-07

Richard Wakefield

Richard Wakefield, 64, of North Jessup Avenue, died at 3:29 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center of natural causes. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lamb Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Comperry officiating. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service time Tuesday at the funeral home. A native of Madera, Calif., he was born Dec. 1, 1952, the son of the late Richard Myles Wakefield Sr. and Lillian Elinore Rush Wakefield. He was a truck driver at Bulk Matic. He was a member of Grace Ministries. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife Mayzelle Wakefield; his daughter, Tina Blakenship, Hopkinsville; his brothers, Rocky Wakefield, Hopkinsville, Ricky Lynn Wakefield, Carlyle, Ariz., Daniel Ray Wakefield, Montana; his sister, Patty Thrift and Brenda Manuel, both of Carlyle, Ariz.; and four grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Charities or to the Christian County Animal Shelter. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-09-07

William “Woody” Cowan

William “Woody” Cowan, 84, of Mosley Drive, died at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Christian Heights Nursing and Rehab of natural causes. There will be no immediate services. The body is being donated to science. Lamb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A native of Columbia, Ky., he was born June 19, 1933, the son of the late William and Ada Florence Sampson Cowan. He was a factory worker at Phillip’s Product in Hopkinsville. He was a member of the Eagles Club and was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his daughters, Phyllis Hammons and Janice Young, both of Clarksville; his sons, Billy Cowan and Ronnie Cowan, both of Hopkinsville and Michael Cowan, Russellville; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-09-06

David B. Bostain

David B. Bostain, 66, of Locust Grove Road, died at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 6, 2017, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Lamb Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Sargent officiating. Burial will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West. Visitation will be from 3 until 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A native of Fort Smith, Va., he was born Nov. 5, 1950, the son of the late Harry Currie Bostain and Rebecca Deloris Oppert Bostain. He was an installer at Lowe’s and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Vietnam. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jacob Aaron Bostain. Survivors include his wife, Felicia P. Bostain; his daughter, Renee Bostain Tedoco, Clarksville; his sons, Daniel (Carrie) Bostain, Adams, Tenn., Timothy (Sabrina) Bostain and David Bostain, both of Clarksville, his sisters, Jean Miller, Portsmouth, Va. and Ruth Pittman, Florida; and 10 grandchildren. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-09-04

Charles E. “Sarge” Drennan

Charles E. “Sarge” Drennan, 83, of Monte Carlo Court, died at 4:48 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at his residence of natural causes. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lamb Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Eddy Creek Cemetery in Caldwell County. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral Home. A native of Caldwell County, he was born Aug. 8, 1934, the son of the late John Herschel and Vada Idella (Hopper) Drennan. He was retired from the U.S. Army, where he was a Korean War veteran. He was a route salesman for Golden Flake and was a member of Eddy Creek Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou Drennan; and his children, Susan Michelle Drennan Ferrell, William Benjamin Drennan and Betty Lynn Drennan. Survivors include his sons, David Edward (Pam) Drennan, Hopkinsville and Charles Douglas “Doug” Drennan, Tullahoma, Tenn.; his brothers, Thomas Nathan Drennan, Princeton and Earl Russell Drennan, Crown Point, Ind.; seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-08-24

Sterling West

A native of Dover, Tenn. he was born Aug. 14, 1934, the son of the late Riley and Erma Jones West. He was the owner and operator of the Sterling West Roofing Co. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, Bobby West, Jimmy West and Albert West. Survivors include his wife, Melinda Sue West, Hopkinsville; his sons, Ricky West, Hopkinsville and Billy Ray West, Pembroke; his sisters, Angie Rogers, Rosa Lee and Linda Matthews, all of Christian County; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Expressions of sympathy made be donated to the Purple Ribbon Network for Alzheimer’s. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-08-23

Tony Oatts

A native of Hopkinsville, he was born Oct. 25, 1970, the son of Barbara Stokes Oatts, Hopkinsville, and the late Lindall Thomas Oatts. He had worked at Flynn Enterprises and was a farmer. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Hopkinsville. Survivors include his sons, Antonio Oatts, Ryan Oatts and Tyler Oatts, all of Hopkinsville; his brother, Bruce Lynn Oatts, Hopkinsville; his sisters, Diane Gwyn Hale, Hopkinsville, Mrs. Bill (Kimberly) Allen, Cadiz, and Mrs. Don (Melody Ann) Shilling, Hopkinsville; and three granddaughters. Memorial contributions may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-08-14

Joyce H. Woosley

A native of Glasgow, she was born Oct. 7, 1941, the daughter of the late Britton and Irene Settle Harlan. She was a registered nurse at Jennie Stuart Medical Center’s emergency room and was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth R. Woosley, Hopkinsville; her son, Kregg (Christina) Woosley, Evansville; her sister, Sue Young, Barren County; and one granddaughter. Memorial contributions may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-08-12

Danny E. Hunter

A native of Christian County, he was born Oct. 9, 1954, the son of the late Plomer E. Hunter and Ruth Gilkey Hunter. He was a custodian at South Christian Elementary. He was a member of Little River Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Hunter, Hopkinsville; his daughters, Ashlea (Corey) Mullins, Cottontown, Tenn. and Lindsey (Eddie) Frye, Hopkinsville; his brother, Jim Hunter, Hopkinsville; his sister, Sandra Ellis, Nashville; and two grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Little River Church of Christ Building Fund and the American Heart Association. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-08-03

Bill Blair

A native of Hopkinsville, he was born Jan. 10, 1950, the son of the late Walter Edward and Bessy Katheryn Chilton Blair. He was a janitor and worked as a maintenance man for Christian County Public Schools and had been a car salesman at Sisk Motors, Collins Buick and James Corlew. He was a member of the YMCA and Hillcrest Baptist Church where he was a chairman and usher. Survivors include his wife, Deborah Gail Blair; his daughter, Patricia (Mark Vignieri) Carey, Richland Center, Wis.; his son, Ralph (Mary) Brneckman Jr., Hopkinsville; and three grandchildren. Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society. Read More