Charline Everitt Jones Rawls, age 89, of Cadiz, KY, passed Friday, May 27, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Frankfort, KY. Mrs. Rawls became the first Trigg Co. Public Librarian in the early 1950's. During her tenure as librarian, she established the first Bookmobie service in Trigg County & expanded the library facilities & services. In the late 1950's, Mrs. Edith Bingham Lawrence hired Mrs. Rawls in the postion of Editor of The Cadiz Record. Mrs. Rawls purchased the newspaper form Mrs. Lawrence on Nov. 27, 1961. Charline was later joined by her husband, William H. Rawls, Jr. in the operation of the newspaper until her retirement in 1974 when she sold the newspaper to Mr. Al Smith, owner of the Logan Leader & LBL, Inc. at that time. In addition, Mrs. Rawls served as choir director for the Cadiz United Methodist Church, where she was a member. She was also a member of the Trigg Co. Homemakers. She was survived by: Two Daughters & Sons-In-Law - Margaret Jo & Terry Shockley, Frankfort, KY, Mary Gay & Gene Cooke, Morganton, NC, Granddaughter - Ann Marie Wogan, Two Brothers-Jolly B. Jones, Jr., Cadiz, KY, John Kay Jones, Akron, OH. She was preceded in death by: Father - Jolly B. Jones, Sr., Mother - Pearl Routen Jones Alexander, Husband - William H. Rawls, Jr., One Brother - Wallace Jones, Two Sisters-Judy Melton, Edna Broadbent.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, May 29, 2011. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 11:00 AM Monday, May 30, 2011 with the Reverend Norman Ellis officiating. Burial will follow at East End Cemetery in Cadiz, KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Cadiz United Methodist Church Building Fund, PO Box 1009, Cadiz, KY 42211.