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Prentice F. Darnell

May 8, 1938 — May 25, 2024

Murray

Mr. Prentice Darnell, age 86, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2024, at the Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.

 

Mr. Darnell was born on May 8, 1938, in Calloway County, Kentucky, to the late Jesse V. Darnell and Iva Pea Darnell. Prentice was a retired millwright, a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the Glendale Road Church of Christ.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lula Ann Coleman Darnell; second wife, Ethelene O’Dell McCallon Darnell; son, Teddy Wayne Darnell; three sisters, Lavern Lamb, Reba Lamb and Treva Sellars; brother, Hyland Darnell. 

 

Survivors include two sons, Jesse Ray Darnell and wife Donna of Murray, Kentucky and Andrew Keith Darnell and wife Carol of Mayfield, Kentucky; two step sons, Mike McCallon and wife Tammy of Murray and Terry McCallon and wife Linda of Murray; daughter in law, Cheryl Darnell of Benton, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Lee Ann Roberts and husband Joel of Benton, Patrick Wayne Darnell and wife Tamela of Murray, Shawn Keith Darnell of Mayfield, Jessica Lynn Jones of Murray and Ashley Nicole Darnell of Almo; also surviving are step grandchildren, great grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

 

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2024, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. John Dale will officiate, and burial will follow in the Coldwater Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

 

 

Online condolences can be made at www.jhchurchill.com

 

J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. 

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

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