Obituaries

2018

John Bridges

John Bridges, age 83, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018, at his home.  Mr. Bridges worked as a foreman for Broadbent Farms in Trigg County for 45 years.  He later worked for Seven Springs Farms for multiple years during the 90's, and at Johnson Controls for eight years.  In earlier years, Mr. Bridges was a competitive softball player who was infamous for his pitching and his bat.  He was a member of Wallonia Baptist Church.

Carol Terrell

Carol Terrell, age 72, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz.  Mrs. Terrell worked for more than 50 years at the Cadiz IGA and Piggly Wiggly/Food Giant chain as the office manager.  One of Carol's greatest joys was her grandchildren, and she loved doting on them.  She had a friendly smile and a love for others, which inspired her to volunteer at the Helping Hands Food Bank.  Mrs. Terrell was a charter member of East Cadiz Baptist Church and an active and devoted member of New Hope Baptist Church.

Donald Ray Fowler

Donald Ray Fowler, age 59, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018, at his home in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. Fowler worked as an independent carpenter in the Western Kentucky area.  He was a member of the Elks Lodge No. 1115 in Princeton, KY & was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting & fishing.

Cynthia West

Cynthia West, age 52, of Louisville, KY, a native of Trigg & Christian Counties, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at her home in Louisville, KY.  Ms. West was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, KY.

She is survived by: Two Brothers- William "Bill" West, Cadiz, KY; Richard Winters, MS & Three Sisters- Belinda McWaters, Hopkinsville, KY; Brenda Wooten (Ken), Bristol, TN & Tammy Boan (Bobby), Houston, TX.

Gail Lilly Byard

Gail Lilly Byard, age 62, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  Mrs. Byard worked at Johnson Controls in Cadiz, KY for 32 years.  She was a member of Pleasant Hill Pentecostal Church.

She is survived by: One Daughter - Melissa Lilly Faubush (Brian), Cadiz, KY; One Brother - Danny Ray Harris, Cadiz, KY; One Sister - Debbie Blanton, Cadiz, KY; Two Nephews- Jason Boyd, Cadiz, KY; Daniel Harris, Lexington, KY & Two Nieces- Stacey DeLorenzo, Cadiz, KY; Jamie Harris, Lexington, KY.  

Hodgelene Stallons Gray

Hodgelene Stallons Gray, age 86, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  Mrs. Gray was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.  She was a homemaker and loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.

Deloris Ann Thomas Burnam

Deloris Ann Thomas Burnam of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at her home.  Ms. Burnam was retired from Trigg County Hospital where she worked in the admissions department for over 35 years. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and sister, and was a member of Liberty Point Baptist Church.

Robert G. Rumps, Jr.

Robert G. Rumps, Jr., age 57, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.  Mr. Rumps previously worked as a carpenter. He loved and bred German Shepherd dogs and also enjoyed fishing and hunting. Robert was of the Catholic faith and attended Linton United Methodist Church in Trigg County.

Darren Boren

Darren Boren, age 22, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville, Tennessee. While in high school, Darren was a member of the wrestling and football teams. He had also played baseball for eight years and was a Boy Scout for six years. Darren was employed by Jay's Repair in Trigg County and was of the Baptist faith.

Shelba J. Cook

Shelba J. Cook, age 81, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018, at her home.  Mrs. Cook was retired from office administration at Acme Freight after 29 years of service.  She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Trigg County.

John L. Summers

John L. Summers, age 85, of Kuttawa, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Livingston Hospital/Healthcare Services in Salem, Kentucky.  Mr. Summers was retired as owner and operator of a Volkswagen mechanic shop in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Curtsinger

Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Curtsinger, age 93, formerly of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville, KY.  Mrs. Curtsinger worked for the Quartermaster Depot at the U.S. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville, IN after high school. She left her job after marriage to raise their family of eight children. She was a resident of Louisville, KY for many years before retiring to Fancy Farm, KY with her husband, Joseph Carmon Curtsinger, Sr., who preceded her in death. Mrs. Curtsinger was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Cadiz.

George Hicks

George Hicks, age 72, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

He is survived by two sisters, Virginia Roach of Star City, Indiana and Betty Roach of Demotte, Indiana, and one niece, Kimberly Roach of Winamac, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his father, Woodrow Wilson Hicks, and his mother, Fannie Coulter Cameron.

A memorial service for Mr. Hicks will be held at a later date. Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, is in charge of arrangements.

William "Bill" Armstrong

William "Bill" Armstrong, age 83, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at his home.  Mr. Armstrong was a truck driver for Aqua Glass Corporation in Adamsville, Tennessee, for over 40 years.  He was of the Baptist faith.

James D Sumner

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