Obituaries

2018

Mike Garner

Mike Garner, age 52, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at his home.  Mr. Garner retired after working 20 years at the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex in Fredonia, Kentucky.  Mike was of the Baptist faith and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his parents, Douglas and Peggy Wynn Garner of Cadiz, and one step son, Christian McCuiston of Beechmont, Kentucky.  

Stephen Elliott

Stephen Elliott, age 66, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.  Mr. Elliott previously worked at Brazeway in Hopkinsville.  He had served in the Army National Guard and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Debra Miller Elliott of Hopkinsville; two daughters, Joy Beth Cowan and Holly Baggett; three grandchildren, Wesley Reed Cowan, Morgan Bailey Boggess, and Lancey Cowan; his mother, Jackie Hare; and one brother, Harold Roger Elliott of Sebree, Kentucky.

Dwight Cook

Dwight D. Cook, age 66, of Wallonia, Kentucky, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, at Princeton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton, Kentucky.  Mr. Cook was a retired farmer from the Wallonia community of Trigg and Caldwell Counties.  He was a member of Wallonia Baptist Church.

He is survived by three brothers, Firmon M. (Betty) Cook, III, Rex (Teresa) Cook, and Vance (Debbie) Cook, all of Caldwell County; and two sisters, Bonnie (Roger) Boyd of Cadiz, and Peggy Farra of Apple Valley, Minnesota.

Foster "Bill" Jenkins

Foster "Bill" Jenkins, age 78, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at his home. Mr.

Glenda Bridges Littlejohn

Glenda Bridges Littlejohn, age 79, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Tri Star Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.  Mrs. Littlejohn was a member of Liberty Point Baptist Church where she was an active member of the Senior Adult Sunday School Class. Throughout the years, she worked at the International Shoe Company in Hopkinsville and at Johnson Controls and Lake Barkley State Resort Park, both in Cadiz.

Nicholas Andrew Sue Boshell

Nicholas Andrew Sue Boshell, infant son of Jackie Boshell and Gloria Lee Cole of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017, at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

In addition to his parents, Nicholas is survived by two brothers, Logan Boshell and Lucas Boshell, one sister, Whitney Brooke Boshell, his paternal great grandmother, Betty Rogers, all of Cadiz; aunts and uncles, Merrie (Ted) Peters of Tampa, Florida, Ronnie (Katie) Weeks and Donald (Jamie) Weeks, both of Cadiz; and great uncle and aunt, Tommy and Madie Calhoun of Cadiz.

2017

Myria Adams Bush

Myria Adams Bush, age 87, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz. Mrs. Bush retired from the Trigg County Schools System where she worked in the cafeteria for many years.  She had previously worked in the Housekeeping Department at Lake Barkley State Park.  She was a member of Wallonia Baptist Church.

Rodney B. Darnell

Rodney B. Darnell, age 64, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN.  Mr. Darnell was the co-owner of D & D Sanitation in Cadiz, a business he started in 1977.  He was a member of the Trigg County Chamber of Commerce and past member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.  Rodney was a strong supporter and donor to many Trigg County youth athletic programs and projects in the community for many years.

Norma D. Burgess

Norma D. Burgess, age 80, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and formerly of Gracey, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.  Ms. Burgess worked for S.H. Kress & Company, later McCrory's and then Fred's, in Hopkinsville, for nearly 40 years.  She was a member of Little River Baptist Church in Herndon, Kentucky.

Jacqueline "Jackie" Anderson

Jacqueline "Jackie" Anderson, age 55, of Big Rock, Tennessee, a native of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, December 22, 2017, at Ahava Healthcare of Clarksville in Clarksville, Tennessee.  Mrs. Anderson worked as a private caretaker and as a CNA at Trigg County Hospital for many years.  She also worked as a social worker for UK Family Healthcare in Trigg and Christian counties.  She was a member of Ponderosa Baptist Church in Cadiz.

Bobby Kenady

Bobby Kenady, age 60, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.  Mr. Kenady was a self employed carpenter.

He is survived by his mother, Martha Kenady of Hopkinsville; two brothers, Larry (Kathy) Kenady of Cadiz, Kentucky, and Mike (Susan) Kenady of Hopkinsville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Thomas Kenady.

A memorial service will be at a later date with the committal to be at Millwood Cemetery in Caldwell County, Kentucky.

Wilda Sue Carr Underwood

Wilda Sue Carr Underwood, age 79, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017, at her home.  Mrs. Underwood was owner and operator of Hawkeye Corner Country Store in Trigg County for many years.  She also helped her husband Marvin on the family farm.

Robert "Bobby" Vier

Robert "Bobby" Vier, age 70, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville, Kentucky.  Mr. Vier worked as a truck driver for many years.  He was most recently self-employed as Bobby Vier Trucking and worked part-time for Brewco Marketing in Central City.  He previously drove for Jones Brothers Trucking and worked for many years at Phelps Dodge in Hopkinsville.  Bobby enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid fisherman.  He was of the Baptist faith.

Kenneth Eugene Berkley

Kenneth Eugene Berkley, age 71, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017, at his home.  Mr. Berkley was retired after many years as owner and operator of Kenneth Berkley Body Shop in Trigg County.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by one son, Kevin (Jennie Beth) Berkley of Cadiz; two grandchildren, Kayla Berkley and Lukas Berkley; and four great grandchildren, Kenleigh Berkley, Kopelynn Berkley, Kerrigan Berkley, and Keegan Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Winnie Fox Berkley, and his wife, Gloria Jean Allen Berkley.

Sherry Lynn Joiner

Sherry Lynn Joiner, age 62, of Frankfort, Kentucky, a native of Cadiz, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, at her home in Frankfort.  Sherry was an accomplished craftsmaker and porcelain painter.  She had previously worked in various administrative positions in Trigg County and was a member of Linton United Methodist Church.

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