Lena Mae (Rye) Banister, age 86, of Cadiz, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at her residence in Cadiz, Ky. She was a member of Cadiz United Methodist Church. She retired from Trigg Co. Hospital with 23 years of service as a LPN. She is survived by her husband Lemuel James Banister, Jr., Cadiz, KY, One Son & Daughter In Law Carey David & Diane Banister of Cadiz, Ky., Grandchildren Drs. Jason & Karen Banister, Carrie Banister, Three great-grandchildren Sarah Banister, David Banister, Samuel Banister. She was preceded in death by her Father Robert Hill Rye, Mother Mary Nellie Isabelle (Johnson) Rye, Son Charles Ray Banister, Brothers Robert Ray Rye & Charles Riley Rye, Niece Joan Parrent Payne.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, July 8, 2010. Funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz, KY at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 9, 2010, Reverend Harry Lewis and Reverend Ray Mullen will be officiating. Interment will be at Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz, Ky. Memorial contributions can be made to Pennyroyal Hospice 220 Burley Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or Trigg County Humane Society PO Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211 or to WNKJ.