Obituaries

2017

Linda Alderdice

Linda Alderdice, age 68, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017, at her home in Cadiz.  Ms. Alderdice had retired as Chief Forester for the Department of Defense, Forestry and Wildland Fire Division, at Ft.

Margaret Mart McAllister

Margaret Mart McAllister, age 78, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017, at her home in Cadiz.  Mrs. McAllister was a devoted homemaker and loving mother.  She was a faithful member of East Cadiz Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Alex McAllister of Cadiz; her daughter, Trina (Jeff) McAllister Akin of Cadiz; and four sisters-in-law, Betty (James) Rogers, Mary (Bill) Bogard, and Madie (Tommy) Calhoun, all of Cadiz, and Irma Morris of Brentwood, Tennessee.

Rexie Gaylon Skinner

Rexie Gaylon Skinner, age 67, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz.  Mr. Skinner retired from Metalsa/Dana after 19 years of employment and was a United Auto Workers member.  Gaylon was a member of Pugh Flat Baptist Church in Trigg County.

Virginia Thomas

Virginia Thomas, age 81, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at her home in Cadiz.   Virginia was Valedictorian of her graduating class of 1953 at Dalton High School in Hopkins County.  She married Jesse R. Thomas that same year, and they soon moved to Trigg County, where she worked for several years at Trigg County Hospital and for Dr.

Vikki Hackl

Victoria Maria "Vikki" Hackl, age 74, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at her home in Cadiz.  Mrs. Hackl had formerly been employed as a clerical worker in the insurance industry.  She was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Cadiz.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Paul Hackl of Cadiz; two brothers, Bernie Miskowicz of Cassopolis, Michigan and John (Laurelle) Miskowicz of La Porte, Indiana; and a sister-in-law, Sandra (Frank) Quint of Paris, Tennessee.

Ruth Noreen McCarley

Mrs. Ruth Noreen (Meeker) McCarley, age 91, of Cadiz, Kentucky, died peacefully at Barkley Plantation Assisted Living Facility in Cadiz, on Saturday, October 7, 2017. 

Donna Braboy Bailey

Donna Braboy Bailey, age 56, of Pembroke, Kentucky, a native of Trigg County, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Bradford Heights in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  Mrs. Bailey was a graduate of Trigg County High School and of Murray State University.  She had a great love for family which was accented by her sense of humor, commitment, and ability to find laughter in the tribulations of life.

Nell Allen Tyler

Nell Allen Tyler, age 92, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tennessee.  Mrs. Tyler had retired from Elk Brand Manufacturing in Cadiz after working there over 20 years.  She was a faithful and devoted member of East Cadiz Baptist Church.

James Randall "Randy" Pepper

James Randall "Randy" Pepper, age 65, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at his home in Cadiz.  Mr. Pepper worked as an independent commercial truck driver for 35 years.

He is survived by one son, Jonathan Pepper of Cadiz; one brother, Jerry Pepper of Cadiz; three sisters, Linda (Glenn) Cunningham of Cadiz, Rosemary (Jerry) Hyland of Benton, Kentucky, and Robbie (Calvin) Cothran of Cadiz; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruth Whitman Pepper, and his wife, Lennie Meredith Pepper.

Dorris Ray Price

Dorris Ray Price, age 60, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017, at his home in Cadiz.  Mr. Price retired after working 40 years as an independent commercial truck driver.  He was a volunteer firefighter with East Golden Pond Fire Department in Trigg County and a member of East Cadiz Baptist Church.

Dorothy Sue Rogers

Dorothy Sue Rogers, age 71, of Cerulean, Kentucky, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  Mrs. Rogers retired in 1993 after working 17 years as a machine operator at Flynn Enterprises in Hopkinsville.  She was a member of Hopkinsville Church of Christ.

Thomas Anthony "Tony" DeName

Thomas Anthony “Tony” DeName, age 68, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Mr. Tony DeName was a faithful servant of Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort, Kentucky. He was a graduate of Murray State University and retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky where he served in many positions including Director of Unemployment Insurance and Manager of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
 

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.

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