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Marshall County Obituaries

Elizabeth Howard Harrell

elizabethharrellElizabeth Howard Harrell, 10/06/1913 - 07//27/2014, died Sunday morning at the Calvert City Convalescent Center, Calvert City, Kentucky.
She was preceeded in death by her parents John A. and Verda Howard, husband of 65 years Albert P. Harrell, son Wayne T. Harrell, M.D., daughter-in-law Bertha Riley Harrell, grandchildren Ann and Lois Harrell, and brothers Wendell, Hoover and John Howard.
She is survived by daughter, Judy Tongate of Hendersonville,Tennessee, son-in-law, Darrel Tongate, 4 grandchildren, Jean Langley (Mark), Scott Tongate (Debbie), John Tongate (Amy), and Tammy Webb (Jeff), and 10 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Harrell was born in and lived in Marshall County, Kentucky her entire life. She received her education at Howard's Grove One Room School, Calvert City High School, and Murray State College where she earned life teaching certification in both elementary and secondary education and a B.S. degree in Home Economics. She taught school at Howard's Grove, Brewers High School, Calvert City High School, and Sharpe Elementary School. She also worked some with the Girl Scouts. Mrs. Harrell was a member of the Calvert City Church of Christ and the Marshall County Farm Bureau. She did volunteer work for several organizations and participated in various civic activities. She served as a past Grand Marshall of the Calvert City Ameribration Parade. She was a Kentucky Colonel and a Lady of Calvert City.
Her body is at Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th St., Benton, KY 42025 where visitation will be between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Funeral service will be held at Collier Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. An additional visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour. Pallbearers will be: Jon Langley, Scott Tongate, Blake Tongate, Zach Tongate, Jordan Tongate, John Tongate, and Jeff Webb. Honorary pallbearers will be nieces, nephews, Ron Crowell, Robert Hall, Chloe Howard, Linda Fisk, Bea Cornwell, and Dr. Terri Telle.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wayne T. Harrell Memorial Scholarship, payable to Murray State University Foundation, Office of Development, 200 Heritage Hall, Murray, KY 42071.

Kathy McWhorter

kathymcwhorterKathy McWhorter, 89, of Benton, KY passed away at 2:03PM Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Lourdes Hospital. Kathy had worked in the human resources department at Community Hospital in Mayfield prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Paducah Duplicate Bridge Club and the First Christian Church in Benton.
She is survived by two daughters, Sherry Brodsky and her husband Steve of Benton, KY, Sandi Green and her husband Don of Memphis, TN; one son, Jeff Ellison and his wife Robin of Nashville, TN; eight grandchildren, Johnny Brodsky, David Brodsky, Luke Lofton, Lisa LeBaron, Sam Lofton, Lindsey Futrell, Ashley Murphy and Kaci Ellison; and eleven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester Ivo Givens and Mattie Jewell “Dolly” Underwood Givens.
Memorial services will be held at 3:00PM Sunday, August 3, 2014 at First Christian Church in Benton. Rev. Tim Polley will officiate.The family will receive friends from 1:00PM until the service hour on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at First Christian Church in Benton.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Marshall County Humane Society, P.O. Box 531, Benton, Kentucky 42025 or the First Christian Church, 2515 Main Street, Benton, Kentucky 42025.
Condolences may be sent online at www.filbeckcannking.com

Billy Yates

obitflowersBilly Yates, age 84, of Benton, KY, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Mr. Yates was a janitor at the Benton Church of Christ and was a member of Benton Church of Christ. He was the son of the late Kelzie Yates and the late Florence (Pace) Yates.
He is also preceded in death by three brothers: Buddy Yates, Clinton Yates, and Joe Lincoln Yates; and four sisters: Charlene Pace, Pauline Edwards, Blonda Henson, and Dortha Brock.
He is survived by his wife: June Yates of Benton, KY; two daughters: Sharon June Yates, Paducah, KY Cindy Marie Yates, Benton, KY one son: Hugh "David" Yates, Mckinney, TX and two grand children.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY where the family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday, July 28, 2014. Graveside funeral service will be at Benton Church of Christ Cemetery at 1:00 PM, Monday, July 28, 2014, with Mark Ray officiating. Interment will be at Benton Church of Christ Cemetery, Benton, KY.
The family ask memorial contributions be made to the Benton Church of Christ, 3091 Main St. Benton, KY 42025 or to the charity of your choice.

Gary Ray Lamb

garylambGary Ray Lamb, 66, of Benton, KY passed away at 11:05PM Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home. He was a member of Briensburg Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Riley Lamb of Benton, KY; one son, Sammy Carroll of Benton, KY; one daughter; Jody Hamlet of Benton, KY five grandchildren, Kayla Bearden, Kelcee Hamlet, Riley Hamlet, Jeffery Carroll and Wesley Carroll; one great grandchild, Brady Beardenand his twin sister, Sherry Starks of Union City, TN.
He was preceded in death by one son, Barry Lamb; one granddaughter, Kaytlin Lamb and one sister, Nancy Miller. His parents were Hollice Eugene Lamb and Bertha Louvena Hendrickson Lamb.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM Friday, July 25, 2014 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Rev. C.C. Brasher and David Hendrickson will officiate and burial will follow in the Marshall County Memory Gardens. Friends may call after 5:00PM Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent online at www.filbeckcannking.com

Shirley Sphinx

obitflowersShirley Sphinx, 86 of Gilbertsville, Kentucky died on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Marshall Co. Hospital in Benton, Kentucky. She was retired from Chrysler Corporation where she worked on the Assembly Line. She was a member of Sharpe Baptist Church. Born Thursday, December 8, 1927 in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late George Allen and the late Florence (Randall) Allen.
Surviving are her husband, Johnnie Sphinx of Gilbertsville, KY; son, David John Sphinx of Arlington, KY, daughter, Deborah Ann Heino of Marquette, MI, brother, Eugene Allen of Belair, MI; 10 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Lucille "Cindy" Sphinx; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters.
A Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Collier Funeral Chapel located at 211 West 5th St. Benton, Kentucky 42025 with Johnnie Sphinx officiating. Interment will follow in Howard Cemetery, Benton, KY. Visitation will be held between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Collier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Gideons International, Marshall County Camp, PO Box 206, Benton, KY 42025.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th Street, Benton, KY 42025.

Dora Jean Stringer

dorastringerMrs. Dora Jean Stringer, age 75 of Hickory, KY died on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Born Wednesday, March 15, 1939 in Hickory, KY, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Glisson and the late Mary Glisson. She was the wife of the late Harvy J. Stringer. She was a member of Liberty Baptist.
Surviving are son, Gary Miller and his wife Kathy of Folsomdale, KY, daughters, Vicki Guill and her husband Steve of Hickory, KY and Karen Curd and her husband Jimmy of Farmington, KY, brothers, Larry Glisson and his wife Rose of Fancy Farm, KY and Ronnie Glisson and his wife Gayle of Melber, KY, and sister, Dorothy Smith of Symsonia, KY; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by one son, one daughter, one brother, one sister, two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the chapel of Collier Funeral Home with Rev. Windell Lain officiating. Burial will follow Provine Cemetery, Benton, KY. Visitation will be held on Wednesday July 23, 2014 between the hours of 11:00 am until service time 2:00 pm at Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY. Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, INC., Benton, KY.
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