Carolyn Stom

Apr 9, 2024

Carolyn Stom, 81, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on April 9, 2024 at Passion and Purpose HomeCare Assisted Living of Almo, KY. She was born on December 17, 1942.



Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Sandra Stone and husband Kerry of Murray, grandson, Clint Stone and wife Tori of Murray, granddaughter Kailey Starks and husband Kyle of Almo, as well as...

Donald S. Houston

Apr 9, 2024

          Mr. Donald S. Houston, age 84, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at the Spring Creek Healthcare in Murray, Kentucky. 

          Mr. Houston was born on January 13, 1940, in Independence, Missouri to the late Elton Houston and Florence Garland Houston. He retired from General Tire and was of...

Delmer Wayne Jones

Apr 9, 2024

Mr. Delmer Wayne Jones, age 76, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away, Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.


Mr. Jones was born on July 7, 1947, in Marshall County, Kentucky to the late Willard Jones and Dora Travis Jones. He worked as an automotive body man and was a groundskeeper at Kenlake State Park. In addition,...

Jerry Mitchell "Mitch" Gibbs

Apr 7, 2024

          Sunday, April 7th, Jerry Mitchell Gibbs, the loving father of Nancy Merritt and grandfather of Grace, and the beloved brother of siblings Charles and Alan Gibbs and Nancy Becker, passed away at the age of 78 at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House due to lung cancer. “Mitch”, as he was affectionately known, is...

Anita Claire (Templeton) Thornton

Apr 6, 2024


          Mrs. Anita Claire (Templeton) Thornton, lovingly known as, “Neener”, age 89, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky.


            Mrs. Thornton was born on August 13, 1934, in Holly Springs, Mississippi to the late Maurice...

Milton Oakley Freeman

Mar 31, 2024

Mr. Milton Oakley Freeman, age 73, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2024, at the Baptist Health Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. 


          Mr. Freeman was born in Calloway County, Kentucky on November 30, 1950, to the late Ernest Taylor Freeman and Lareva Henson Freeman. He worked at Fisher-Price Mattel and retired from Briggs & Stratton....

Janette Orr Moody

Mar 27, 2024

Janette Orr Moody, 96, of Grant, Alabama passed from this life March 27, 2024 at Shepherd’s Cove in Albertville, Alabama.


She was born December 15, 1927 in Calloway County, Kentucky, to the late Hafford Hall Orr and Pearl Brandon Orr. She was a hairdresser in Paris, Tennessee for nearly 50 years before moving to Alabama to live near her son. She...

Dorothy Ann (Taylor) Rowland

Mar 26, 2024

Mrs. Dorothy Ann (Taylor) Rowland, age 89, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at the Lakeway Nursing & Rehab in Benton, Kentucky.


         Mrs. Rowland was born on February 14, 1935, in Weakley County, Tennessee to the late Raymond L. Taylor and Lottie Mae (Smith) Taylor. She was a homemaker and a member of...

Ava Mae Watkins

Mar 25, 2024

Mrs. Ava Mae Watkins, age 74, of Almo, Kentucky, passed away, Monday, March 25, 2024, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

Mrs. Watkins was born on March 14, 1950, in Highland Park, Michigan to the late Hollon and Haughtie Chester Byars. Also preceding her in death was an infant brother, Rex Albert Byars.

 Ava retired from Murray State University as...

Mary Jane (Kennedy) Littleton

Mar 23, 2024

Mary Jane (Kennedy) Littleton passed away peacefully at her home on March 23, 2024. She was born June 7, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan to William Radford (Jack) Kennedy and Mary Ruth Beale Kennedy. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Jack Beale Kennedy, and a son, Paul Radford Littleton (1955-1956). 


After living in Detroit during the Great Depression,...