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Deceased Date: 2018-01-18

Thomas Berry

Thomas Berry, 68, Oak Grove, died at 10:32 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2018, at his home of natural causes. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lamb Funeral Home. Burial will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West with full military honors. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. A native of Tangier, Ind., he was born Jan. 26, 1949, the son of the late John Aruther Berry and Dorothy Grimes Rominger. He was a plant operator at HWEA at Oak Grove Municipal. He was retired as a Sgt. 1st Class E-7 in the U.S. Army, having served in the Vietnam era. He was a member of the VFW No. 11160 and the American Legion No. 233. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Fought Berry; and his daughters, Anita Berry and Edna Lopez. Survivors include his daughters, Kathryn Pyeatte, Glasgow and Yvonne Castleberry, Mount Herman; his son, Thomas Glenn Berry, Oak Grove; his brothers, John W. Berry, Cloverdale, Ind., Donald Berry, Oak Grove and Barry Rominger, Indiana; his sisters, Gloria Christian, Indiana and Gail Housen, Indianapolis; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Read More

Deceased Date: 2018-01-18

Sheila Shelton

Sheila Shelton, 58, of North Greenville Road, died at 3:04 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lamb Funeral Home with James Weatherford officiating. Burial will be at Fruithill Baptist Church cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A native of Todd County, she was born Jan. 2, 1960, the daughter of Avis Powell Majors, Hopkinsville, and the late James Oscar Majors. She was a homemaker and a member of West Union Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Russell Shelton, Hopkinsville; her son, Darren Keith Shelton, Hopkinsville; her brothers, James Allen (Dixie) Majors and Darrell Lynn (Valerie) Majors, Christian County, and Christopher Del (Tess) Majors, Virginia Beach, Va.; her sister, Rebecca Ann Majors Halloran (Jacob) Stokes, Hopkinsville; one grandchild and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace and Mercy or West Union Baptist Church. Read More

Deceased Date: 2018-01-16

Irene Deason Rogers

Irene (Deason) Rogers, 72, Crofton, died at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville of natural causes. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lamb Funeral Home with Alan Hopper officiating. Burial will be at New Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A native of Todd County, she was born May 30, 1945, the daughter of the late Raymond Ephan and Mabel Alene Latham Deason. She was a seamstress at Flynn Enterprises and International Shoe Factory and was a member of South Union Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Thomas Rogers. Survivors include her daughters, Pamela Jean Vaughn, Crofton and Vanessa Cardwell, Gracey; her son, Ted Alexander Rogers, Hopkinsville; her brothers, Alvin Ray Deason, Russellville, Raymond E. Deason Jr., Fairview, Paul Deason, Warner Deason and Gary Deason, all of Waynesville, Ill.; her sisters, Wanda Gilkey, Mary Ackerknecht, Joyce Deason and Janice Blankenship, all of Hopkinsville; 12 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Read More

Deceased Date: 2018-01-13

Steve Walker

Steve Walker, 55, of Annette Court, died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lamb Funeral Home. The body was cremated. Visitation will be from noon until the service time at the funeral home. A native of Hopkinsville, he was born June 3, 1962, the son of Barbara Kauble Walker, Hopkinsville, and the late Alan Walker. He worked in maintenance in manufacturing. In addition to his mother, survivors include his daughters, Mikala (Blake) Janes, Henderson, and Jessica Walker, Mesa, Ariz.; his brother, Gary Walker, Hopkinsville; his sister, Vicky Hensley, Deatsville, Ala.; and four grandchildren. Read More

Deceased Date: 2018-01-14

Sherry Gresham

Sherry Gresham, 77, Old Princeton Road, died at 7:56 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at her home of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lamb Funeral Home with Gary Satterfield officiating. Burial will be at Cornelius Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. A native of Christian County, she was born Aug. 25, 1940, the daughter of the late Douglas Clark Foster and Opal Edith Pritchett. She was a housekeeper at Pennyrile State Park and worked at Kleen-Rite Cleaners. She was a member of Sinking Fork Christian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Gayle Gresham, and her son, Walter G. Gresham Jr. Survivors include her daughters, Karen D. (Kip) Turner, Christian County, Kimberly D. (Delbert) Roeder and Kelly Gresham Johnson, both of Trigg County; her son, Kevin D. Gresham, Christian County; her brothers, Guy H. Foster, Clarkton, Md. and Ronald C. Foster, Vincennes, Ind.; her sister, Patsy Foster Gilliland, Christian County; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave., Hopkinsville, KY 42240. Read More

Deceased Date: 2018-01-11

Doris Young

Doris I. (Pennington) Young, age 80, of Greenville Rd., Hopkinsville, Kentucky, passed away peacefully January 11, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Bert C. Young and sister Shirley G. (Thomas) Wayt. She is preceded in death by her parents George and Mary Gladys (Maddox) Pennington; sister Martha H. (Thomas) Sparks. She had one nephew, 4 nieces, 2 great-nieces, and one great-nephew. Doris was formerly a resident of Hammond, Indiana. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Children’s Fund. Visitation will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at Lamb Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, KY. Funeral will be Friday, January 19, 2018 at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Pennington Cemetery. Read More

Deceased Date: 2018-01-06

Dotty J. Mannahan

Dotty J. Mannahan, 62, of West 4th Street, died at 8:22 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville of natural causes. There was a private burial on Thursday at Riverside Cemetery. A native of Hopkinsville, she was born November 27, 1955, the daughter of the late Edward “Pete” and Betty Jean Stewart. She was a certified medical technician at the Western State Nursing Facility for 15 years and a member of Grace Ministries Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Mannahan. Survivors include her son, Colton Beasley, Hopkinsville; her daughters, Allison (Larry) Cowell, Hopkinsville., and Betty Jean Trotter, Hopkinsville; her brother, Eddie Stewart, Hopkinsville; her sister Cathy Stewart, Hopkinsville; and 4 grandchildren.     Read More

Deceased Date: 2018-01-06

James E. “Butch” Armstrong Jr.

James E. “Butch” Armstrong Jr., 71, of Dulin Street, died at 9:39 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Baptist Health in Madisonville of natural causes. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lamb Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Murrah officiating. The body will be cremated. Visitation will be from noon until the service time today at the funeral home. A native of Royal Oak, Mich., he was born March 12, 1946, the son of the late James Eugene and Lilly May Studt Armstrong. He was a machine operator at Pellon Manufacturing. Survivors include his daughters, Deana (Michael) Ball, Hanson and Dee Dee (James Hunter) Armstrong, central Kentucky; his son, Jacob Armstrong, Madisonville; his brother, Bill Armstrong, Christian County; his sisters, Sharon Austin, Hopkinsville and Josephine Smith, Nortonville; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-12-29

Carolyn Hale

Carolyn Faye Hale, 69, of Mt. Carmel Hawkins Rd., died at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2017, at Trigg County Hospital of Natural Causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Lamb Funeral Home with Junior Heltsley officiating. Burial will follow in Bainbridge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until the service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. A native of Hopkins County, she was born April 5, 1948 to the late Luther Samples and Kenneth and Ruby Frye. She was a  retired senior cook at the Pennyrile State Park and a member of the Woodmen of the World. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Methodist Church and served as a children’s director in Sunday school there as well as a pastor Parrish relations. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Alton Hale, her son, Jeffrey Fowler, and her daughter, Tina Marie Fowler. Survivors include her daughter; David (Mary) Warren, Webster Co., her sons; Kenneth (Missy) Fowler, Caldwell Co., Bradley (Angie) Hale, Christian Co., her step-sons; Roger Hale and Ricky Hale, both of Dawson Springs, her step-daughters; Dickie (Wanda) Pickering, Caldwell Co., Ricky (Sharon) Dawson, Hopkinsville, and Jeff (Debbie) Barthlow, Trigg Co.; her sisters, Betty Gresham, Christian Co., and Shirley Prusack, Tilden, ILL., 27 grandchildren, and 37 great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Carmel Methodist Church.   Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-12-29

Julia “Cissy” Elkins

Julia “Cissy” Elkins, 59, of Isom Road, died at 5:40 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Hillside Center in Madisonville of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Lamb Funeral Home with the Rev. Mickey Bellis officiating. Burial will be in Hale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A native of Henderson County, she was born Feb. 5, 1958, the daughter of the late Charles Thomas and Dorothy Jean Porter Eads. She was a CNA at Covington’s Convalescent Center and a cook at Flying J. Survivors include her husband, Keith Elkins, Hopkinsville; her daughters, Amanda Beth Murphy, White Plains and Jessica Elkins, Madisonville; her sons, Keith “Hot Dogg” Randal, Hopkinsville and Christopher Thomas Elkins, Hopkinsville; her brothers, Charles Randall Eads, Donnie Powell and Dale Cunningham, all of Hopkinsville, Preston Bellis, Missouri and Shannon Bellis, Madisonville; her sisters, Wawanna Nehrkorn, Missouri and Thelma Mollicome, Hopkinsville; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Christian County Animal Shelter. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-12-27

Frank C. Davis

Frank Charles Davis, 50, of Walnut Street, died at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at Christian Heights Nursing and Rehab in Pembroke of natural causes. There was a private burial Friday at Riverside Cemetery. A native of Annapolis, Md., he was born May 8, 1967, the son of Frank William Davis Sr., and the late Bonnie Jean Goodrich Davis. He was a self-employed roofer. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Richard Davis. In addition to his father, survivors include his wife, Peggy Elaina Ruth Davis; and his sisters, Jo-Ann Davis, King George, Va. and Dorothy Davis, Hopkinsville. Read More

Deceased Date: 2017-12-16

Mary Ellen Brueckman

Mary Ellen Brueckman, 47, of Cooperfield Ave., died at 3:08 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at her residence of natural causes. Private burial was Monday at Riverside Cemetery. A native of Indianapolis, she was born April 6, 1970, the daughter of the late Margaret Honeycut. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Ralph Brueckman Jr., Hopkinsville; her daughter, Angel Nicole Brueckman, Stedman, N.C.; and her mother-in-law, Debbie Blair, Hopkinsville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian County Animal Shelter. Read More