J W Cathey

May 7, 2024



Mr. J.W. Cathey, age 95, of Murray, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.


          Mr. Cathey was born on November 7, 1928, in Stewart County, Tennessee in what is now the Land Between the Lakes.  He was the third child of the late Lonnie...

Mrs. Diedre Renee Chapman

May 4, 2024

Mrs. Diedre Renee Rogers Chapman, age 59, of Springfield, Tennessee, formerly of Hazel, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at her home. 


Mrs. Chapman was born on October 7, 1964, in Murray, Kentucky. Diedre attended Calloway County High School and was a graduate of ITT in Evansville, Indiana. She worked for many years as a technician for Xerox Corporation...

Gene Hafford Rogers

May 3, 2024

Mr. Gene Hafford Rogers, age 88, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away, Friday, May 3, 2024, at the Green Acres Healthcare in Mayfield, Kentucky.


            Mr. Rogers was born on April 3, 1936, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Hafford Rogers and Nellie (Suiter) Rogers. He retired as an auto mechanic. 


            In addition to...

Mrs. Phyllis Furgerson

May 1, 2024



          Mrs. Phyllis Ann Furgerson, age 84, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at her home.


          She was a member of the Coldwater Church of Christ and was retired from Regions Bank as a Bank Teller


          Phyllis was born in Calloway County Kentucky on February 11, 1940,...

Mr. Billy Don Wilkerson

May 1, 2024


          Mr. Billy Don Wilkerson, age 52, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. 


            Mr. Wilkerson was born on May 12, 1971, in Benton, Kentucky. He graduated from Calloway County High School in 1990 and was a member of...

Mrs. Sandra Elizabeth Eldridge

Apr 30, 2024

Mrs. Sandra Elizabeth Eldridge, age 72, of New Concord, Kentucky, passed away, Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. 


Mrs. Eldridge was born on July 11, 1951, in Yale, Michigan to the late Ralph Crittenden and Norma (Houston) Crittenden. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Harmony Missionary Baptist Church in Camden, Tennessee. 


In addition to her...

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Thurman

Apr 29, 2024

        Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Thurman, age 94, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Calvert City Nursing and Rehab, in Calvert City, Kentucky.


Mrs. Thurman was born on October 6, 1929, in Kirksey, Kentucky, to the late Ocus R. Swift and Della Tidwell Swift. In addition to her parents, she...

Mrs. Linda Faye Prescott

Apr 29, 2024

Mrs. Linda Faye Prescott, 82, of Murray, Kentucky, peacefully passed away on Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray. Born on April 10, 1942, in Calloway County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Thurman Morrison and Thelma Dowdy Morrison.   


On March 16, 1965, Linda married Morris Prescott, and together they shared...

Karen Jo Birdsong

Apr 29, 2024

                Mrs. Karen Jo Birdsong, age 68, of Almo, Kentucky, passed away Monday, April 29, 2024, at her home.


          Mrs. Birdsong was born on March 16, 1956, in Calloway County, Kentucky to the late Joe Rob Haley and Barbara Doors Haley. Karen was a retired teacher’s aide with the Calloway County...

Linda Gene Dorning

Apr 29, 2024

Mrs. Linda Gene Dorning, age 72, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.


          Mrs. Dorning was born on December 29, 1951, in Killeen, Texas to the late Walter Eugene Garrett and Rosa (Lesanovsky) Garrett.


          Survivors include her husband, Richard J. Dorning of Murray, Kentucky;...