Jean L. Stallons, age 87, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017, at Princeton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton, Kentucky. Mrs. Stallons taught at the one room school house in the Blue Springs community of Trigg County for a short time period and later worked at the International Shoe Factory in Hopkinsville, Kentucky and at Elk Brand Manufacturing in Cadiz, but the majority of her career was spent at the former Trigg County Farmer's Bank in Cadiz, from which she retired as a Branch Manager after 34 years at the bank. In recent years, Mrs. Stallons owned and operated Tag Sales by Jean. She and her late husband R.C. were both charter members of Emmanuel Bible Church in Cadiz.
She is survived by two sons, Craig Stallons (Lisa) of Cadiz and Bob Stallons of Los Angeles, California; one daughter, Teresa Stallons Ward (David) of Owensboro, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Andrea Searcy (Josh) of Calhoun, Kentucky, Bridget Reid (Jacob) of Owensboro, Ashley Chesnut (Lucas) of Hopkinsville, and Whitney Farley (Brandon) of Bowling Green; nine great grandchildren, Whit Searcy, Leah Searcy, Peyton Reid, Brooklyn Chesnut, Bailee Chesnut, Charlie Reid, Ryleigh Reid, Hayden Reid, and expectant Sloane Farley; two brothers, Rex Lawrence (Martha) of Montgomery, Illinois, and Layton Lawrence (Patsy) of Cadiz; and four sisters, Ann Reilly (John) of Hopkinsville, Greta Mains of Fullerton, California, Linda Combs (Bob) of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Marion Gentry of Bossier City, Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Will Josh "W.J." Lawrence, Sr. and Madalyn Wilson Lawrence; her husband of 61 years, R.C. Stallons; one brother, W.J. Lawrence, Jr.; and one sister, Carolyn Anderson.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Monday, September 11, 2017. The funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., at 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 12, 2017, with the Reverend Dan Swartz and Reverend Joe K. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence Cemetery in Trigg County.
Memorial contributions can be made to Lawrence Cemetery Trust, c/o Craig Stallons, 254 Fairway Trace, Cadiz, KY 42211.