October 8, 2003
Madelyn Jones, 90, of Morganfield died at 3:50 p.m., Monday, October
6, 2003 at Methodist Hospital Union County.
Mrs. Jones was
a charter member of Northside Baptist Church in Morganfield.
She was preceded
in death by her husband Bill Jones in 1962.
one son Mark Jones of Morganfield; one sister Myra Graves of Morganfield; two
grandchildren Missy McCormick of Robards and Carolyn A. Wedding of Morganfield;
three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at Northside Baptist Church with Rev.
Tom Hancock officiating. Burial will be in the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Morganfield.
Friends may call
today, Wednesday, from 4 till 8 p.m. and until funeral time Thursday at Whitsell's
Funeral Home in Morganfield.
"J.R." Mart, 76, of Covington's Convalescent Center, died at 12:18 a.m.
Oct. 3 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center following a long illness.
A native of Crofton,
Mr. Mart was born May 28, 1927, the son of the late Jewell and Tommie Brasher
Mart. He was a coal miner with Peabody Coal Co., and was a member of Trinity
gospel Tabernacle, Nortonville, but attended the Voice of Faith Church, Crofton.
He was preceded
in death by his wife Nancy Jean Mannahan Mart in 2000.
six daughters, Tommie Sue Rogers of Louisville, Linda Cook of Corydon, Ind.,
Donna Patton of Norfolk, Va., Hope Sherman of Morton's Gap, Carla Benbrook of
Crofton and Nyoka "Nikki" Mart of Dawson Springs; two brothers, Jewell H. Mart
of Crofton and Wilburn Thomas Mart of Evansville, Ind.; one sister Minnie Ruth
Morgan of Crofton; 23 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
were held Sunday, Oct. 5, at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home in Crofton. Burial
was in the Ridgetop Cemetery.
James J. Boyd,
49, of Reno, Nev., formerly of Morganfield, died at 1:31 p.m., Sunday, September
28, 2003 in Reno.
Jimmy Joe was a
federal inspector at the airport in Reno.
his mother Elizabeth S. Boyd of Morganfield; one sister, Cindy Vittitow of Morganfield;
one niece Lamanda Thompson of Pittsburg, Ky.; one nephew, Adam Thompson of Madisonville;
an uncle, Ben B. Stockton Jr., of Morganfield; and an aunt Mrs. J.R. Stockton
of Huntsville, Ala.
were held Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield with Father
Gerald Baker officiating. Burial was in the St. Ann Cemetery.
may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Diabetes Association.
Thompson, 66, of Clarksville, Tenn., formerly of Union County, died September
Mrs. Thompson was
born Oct. 24, 1937 in Union County and had lived in Clarksville, Tenn., for
She was preceded
in death by her parents Claude and Sissy Girten; one sister, Barbara Thomas;
and one brother Jerry Girten.
her husband John G. Thompson; one daughter Stacy Thompson Howell of Cadiz; one
son, John G. Thompson Jr.; one grandson, Brandon Howell; two sisters, Rita Duncan
of Uniontown and Debi Corbin of Clarksville, Tenn.; four brothers, Bill Girten
of New Jersey, Doug Girten of Waverly, Ronnie Girten of Cadiz, and Steve Girten
No funeral or visitation
In lieu of flowers
donations may be made to Hospice, 1760 Madison Street, Clarksville, Tenn. 37043.