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Obituaries

Janet Lynn McCrory

mccrory webJanet Lynn McCrory, 55, of Benton, Kentucky passed away at 12:12PM Monday, November 24, 2014 at Lourdes Hospital.
Janet’s life’s work was poured out in the lives of the students at South Marshall Middle School. She began teaching on August 1, 1981 at Gilbertsville Elementary School, and later at South Marshall Elementary School before finding her special place at South Marshall Middle School. Her students remember her genuine, caring disposition. Janet truly poured herself into her students. She retired from the Marshall County Board of Education on May 31, 2012, but continued to keep in touch and encouraged her former students, even as adults. She was an active member of the University Church of Christ in Murray, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and Bible Bowl sponsor.
She is survived by her husband, Jim McCrory of Benton, KY; her mother, Dolores Blakney Thompson of Benton, KY; two daughters, Lindsay McCrory in graduate school in Lubbock, TX and Lexie McCrory in college in Louisville, KY; her special aunt, Corine Walker of Benton, KY; and her aunt and uncle, Katherine and Robert Blakney of Louisville, KY.
Janet was preceded in death by one brother, Jeff Thompson; an uncle, Frank Walker; and her grandparents, Elta Blakney and Cliff Blakney.
A celebration of Janet’s life will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at South Marshall Middle School, a place where she had dedicated her life for so many years. Charley Bazzell will officiate, and many of her friends will share personal memories. Burial will be in the Dowdy Cemetery across the road from Janet and Jim’s home on Dowdy Cemetery Road. The family will receive friends from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Friday, November 28, 2014 at South Marshall Middle School. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the Janet Lynn McCrory Scholarship Fund, c/o Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home, 1117 Poplar Street, Benton, Kentucky 42025 or at any location of Regions Bank.
Online condolences may be made at www.filbeckcannking.com

Josephine Perry

josephineperryJosephine Perry, 89, of Benton, Kentucky passed away at 5:00AM Monday, November 24, 2014 at her home. Josephine was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, and had worked as a clerk for the Chrysler Corporation.
She is survived by one sister, Ella Mae Dotson of Benton, KY; her nieces and nephews, Garry Hicks, Sue Langdon, Mary Jane McLeod, JoAnn Foley, Alicia Portis, Tammy Anderson, Tommy Alcott, Greg Reid, Barb Leslie, Doug Reid, Ruth Craig, Melba Cates, Phillip Jones, Don Perry, Danny Perry, Velda McDaniel, Dale Perry, Doug Perry, Jennie Paver and Charles Weidman; and several great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, Dennis Perry; two sisters, Thelma Catherine Deyoub and Audrey Reid; eight brothers, Charles Reid, Auldie Reid, Rollie Reid, Sam Reid, John Reid, Burnis Reid, Thomas Reid and James Reid. Her parents were Rollie L. Reid, Sr. and Ola Mae Morgan Reid.
Funeral services will be at 2:00PM Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Rev. Joe Daryl Thorn and Rev. Richard Dobbs will officiate with burial to follow in the Marshall County Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5:00PM until 8:00PM on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.

Gerald Dwight Jackson

dwightjacksonGerald Dwight Jackson, 53, of Benton, Kentucky passed away at 8:23PM Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Lourdes Hospital. He was a member of Maple Springs United Methodist Church and was an electrician with the Grand Isle Shipyard.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Dean Jackson of Benton, KY; one daughter, Samantha Futrell of Jacksonville, FL; two grandchildren, Alexis Futrell and Devale Davis; two sisters, Sheila Burkeen of Paducah, KY and Deborah Mitchuson of Benton, KY; one niece, Dana Evans of Benton, KY and two nephews, Jason Brown of Stanton, KY and Rady Burkeen of Paducah, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents Harry E. Jackson Jr and Eva I. Comer Rankin.
There are no funeral services scheduled at this time. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

Hal Barney Lyles, Jr

hallylesHal Barney Lyles, Jr, 80, of Calvert City, Kentucky passed away Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Calvert City Convalescent Center. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Calvert City where he served as an elder. He retired from Arkema, and was a real estate broker. He had coached for the Marshall County Little League football, basketball and baseball programs.
He is survived by three sons, Tim Lyles of Memphis, TN, Bruce Lyles and his wife Wendy and Andy Lyles all of Calvert City, KY; two granddaughters, Erika Ford and her husband Zack of Louisville, KY and Brooke Lyles of Calvert City, KY; one brother, Keith Lyles and his wife Mary Lou of Murray, KY; and one niece, Kelly Lyles of Murray, KY.
He was preceded in death by one son, Mike Lyles. His parents were Hal Barney Lyles, Sr. and Dorothy Artes Lyles.
Funeral services will be at 2:00PM on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Rev. Adelle Ambler will officiate and a private family burial with military honors will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Paducah. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM until 2:00PM on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Marshall County Exceptional Center, P.O. Box 423, Benton, Kentucky 42025 or the First Presbyterian Church, 639 Evergreen Street, Calvert City, Kentucky 42029.

Helen Louise Dukes

flagrosesMrs. Helen Louise Dukes, age 73 of Calvert City, KY., passed away Friday, November 21, 2014, her home. Born Monday, October 6, 1941 in Denver, CO. She was the wife of the late Carl E. Dukes. She was a homemaker and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving her country during the Vietnam Conflict. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Surviving are two sons, Brian C. Dukes of Lebanon, OH and John E. Dukes of Calvert City, KY, two sisters, Laura Dittbrenner of Spokane, WA and Bertha Dorsey of CO., three grandchildren, Nathanial Dukes of Lebanon, OH., John Dukes of Calvert City, KY., and Michael Dukes also of Calvert City, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie L. Dorsey and Hazel Vandalia (McKinster) Dorsey, and her husband, Carl E. Dukes.
There will be no public services or public visitation scheduled at this time. Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th St., Benton, KY has been entrusted with her care.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.collierfunerahome.com

Micah Don Puckett

obitflowersMr. Micah Don Puckett, age 31 of Benton, KY., passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Benton, KY. Born Wednesday, June 22, 1983 in Mayfield, Kentucky, he was the son of Donnie Gene Puckett of Benton, KY., and the late Susan Gail (Isbell) Puckett. He was the husband of Ashley Renee (Lee) Puckett of Benton, KY.
Surviving are his wife, his father, two daughters, Destany Lee Puckett of Benton, KY and Patience Marie Puckett of Benton, KY, one brother, Timothy Ray Puckett of Paducah, KY, one sister, Cathy Sue Puckett of Mayfield, KY.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Susan Gail (Isbell) Puckett.
There are no public services or public visitation scheduled at this time.
Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th St. Benton, KY, has been entrusted with his care. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.collierfuneralhome.com
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Notices - Arrangements Pending

Mrs. JoAnn Love, age 87 of Hardin, KY passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014 at Baptist Health, Paducah, KY. Funeral services are incomplete at this time at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.

E.B. Barrett, 81, of Benton, KY passed away at 12:14AM Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the Calvert Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.

Bryan McCown, 35, of Benton, KY passed away at 1:50AM Thursday, November 27, 2014 at Marshall County Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.

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