Jean "Ma Jean" Richerson

Oct 24, 2023



Mrs. Jean “Ma Jean” Richerson, age 86, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at the Murray Calloway County Hospital.


          She was born in Hazel, Kentucky on March 24, 1937.


          Jean retired from Murray State University Library; she was an active member of the Coldwater Church where she had served as secretary...

Joette Sledd Shields

Oct 23, 2023


             Mrs. Joette Sledd Shields, age 73, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2023, at the Marshall County Hospital in Benton, Kentucky.

            Mrs. Shields was born on May 12, 1950, in Detroit, Michigan to the late Joseph Sledd and Larue Hall Sledd. She retired as an Administrative Assistant at Murray...

Philip U. Moore

Oct 23, 2023


Philip U. Moore of Murray, KY, passed away on October 23, 2023, at the age of 80 surrounded by his loving wife and children.


Philip Moore was born in 1943 in New York City to Robert F. and Gertrude P. Moore. He grew up in Scarsdale, NY. He loved sailing and golf. He sailed on the Long Island...

Dr. Paul Lyons

Oct 21, 2023



Dr. Paul Lyons, age 95, of Murray, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital after a brief illness. Paul was born June 17, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan to the late Paul and Nina Rickard Lyons. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Donald Wayne Lyons.


Donna Kay Appelhans

Oct 20, 2023


Ms. Donna Kay Appelhans, age 61, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023, at her home.


          Arrangements are currently incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Mitchell Stom

Oct 19, 2023


Mitchell Stom, 87, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on October 19, 2023, at MCCH. He was born October 28, 1935. 

Mitchell is survived by his wife, Carolyn, his daughter and best friend, 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 six...

Nicole Grogan Steele

Oct 18, 2023


               Ms. Nicole Grogan Steele, age 44, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at her home.


            Nicole was born in Murray, Kentucky on July 28, 1979. She was employed at Mercy Health - Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky as a medical assistant and she was a...

Jacob Thomas Adkins

Oct 14, 2023



Mr. Jacob Thomas Adkins, age 37, of Mayfield, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield, Kentucky.


          Mr. Adkins was born on August 6, 1986, in Mayfield, Kentucky. He worked for Michael Adkins Farms as a farmer and was a member of the Sharon Baptist Church in Mayfield,...

Ms. Debra Sue Burgess

Oct 9, 2023


Ms. Debra Sue Burgess, age 70, of Murray, Kentucky, died Monday, October 9, 2023, at the Murray Calloway County Hospital.


          Ms. Burgess was born on January 19, 1953, in San Antonio, Texas to the late James Burgess and June Rose Burnett Burgess. She was a retired Spanish and French teacher at Murray High School and taught Spanish...

Jerry Don Walker

Oct 8, 2023



          Mr. Jerry Don Walker, age 67, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Sunday, October 8, 2023, at The Farms at Puryear in Puryear, Tennessee.


          Mr. Walker was born in Murray, Kentucky, on November 16, 1955, to the late J.C. and Thelma (Dilday) Walker.  Mr. Walker retired from Kentucky...