Obituaries

2017

Frieda Bridges Sumner

Frieda Bridges Sumner, age 84, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.  Mrs.

Edward Underwood, Jr.

Edward Underwood Jr., age 76, of Lutz, Florida, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017, in Cadiz, Kentucky.  Mr. Underwood was an employee of Publix in Lutz, Florida.  He previously worked in the accounting department of Southern Tire in Tampa, Florida for 15 years.  Mr. Underwood was a member of the Winnebago Motor Home Club, as well as the Family Motor Coach Association.  He was of the Baptist faith.

Thomas "Tommy" Williams

Thomas Taylor "Tommy" Williams, age 44, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017, at his home in Cadiz.  Mr. Williams previously worked in production at Metalsa in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  He was of the Baptist faith.

Howard T. Colston

Howard T. Colston, age 79, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky.  Mr. Colston retired as a Captain from the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville after 35 years of service.  He was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Trigg County.

Jean L. Stallons

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.

Jane Thomas Braboy

Jane Thomas Braboy, age 84, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017, at her daughter's home in Trigg County.  Mrs. Braboy retired from Johnson Controls in Cadiz.  She was a member of Donaldson Creek Baptist Church in Trigg County.

Barbara L. Quinn

Barbara L. Quinn, age 67, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017, at her home in Cadiz.  Mrs. Quinn worked as a legal secretary for Cushman, Darby & Cushman, a patent law firm in Washington, DC.  Locally, she was a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1913 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  Barbara enjoyed the outdoors.  You would often find her fishing for catfish or working the soil in her garden at her home.  She also enjoyed quilting and was a gifted artist who composed many artistic pieces that she would share with family members.

Howard "Tommy" Skinner

Howard "Tommy" Skinner, age 72, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz.  Mr. Skinner retired from Pennyrile Electric Cooperative in Cadiz, where he worked as an Electrical Lineman. He was a member of Donaldson Creek Baptist Church in Trigg County.  Mr. Skinner was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.  In recent years, you would often find him delivering homemade baked bread and cakes to many local friends, businesses, and nursing homes.

Kathleen Theresa Anne "Katie" Wynne

Katie Wynne, age 47, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017, at her home.  Mrs. Wynne worked as a phlebotomist for more than 20 years for LabCorp and previously for Gateway Health Systems and was a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.  Katie was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Cadiz where she was also a member of the Women's Guild.

Martha Ellen Blaylock

Martha Ellen Blaylock, age 84, of Trigg County, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017, at her home.  Mrs. Blaylock was a devoted homemaker and mother.  She was a member of the Blackhawk congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.  She will be missed by numerous friends and family.

She is survived by one son, Bryan L. Blaylock of Trigg County; one daughter, Pam Mayes (Larry) of Central City, Kentucky; one sister, Marie Bolibaugh of Ottumwa, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bennie L. Allen

Bennie Allen, age 85, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at his home.  Mr. Allen was owner and operator of the former Pioneer Radio and T.V.

Linda L. Taylor

Linda L.Taylor, age 77, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Baptist Health Paducah in Paducah, Kentucky.  Mrs. Taylor previously worked at Elk Brand Manufacturing in Cadiz and later retired after working 20 years as a custodian at the Trigg County Schools System.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Hans Buijk

Hans Buijk, age 67, of Burna, Kentucky, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.  Mr. Buijk was a retired factory worker and an artisan wood carver, a skill he had learned at the age of six.  He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the American Legion.

Juanita Jewell Daugherty

Juanita Jewell Daugherty, age 80, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Baptist Health Paducah in Paducah, Kentucky.  Mrs. Daugherty retired from the Henry S. Evans Elementary School after working 20 years as a cook in the school cafeteria.  She was a member of Living Hope Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Myrtle C. Harper

Myrtle C. Harper, age 84, of Kuttawa, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Covington's Convalescent Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  Mrs. Harper was a homemaker, an excellent cook, and a skilled seamstress.  She also worked on the family dairy farm alongside her late husband Woodson.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Princeton, Kentucky, and a former long-time member of Caldwell Blue Spring Baptist Church where she served as church secretary.

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