Eula Angie Gardner

Eula Angie Gardner, 87, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray.

She was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Benton, Kentucky, to Gillard Cathey and Moselle Puckett.

She was a member of the Royal Order of Eastern Star and a past Tennessee State President of  the AmVets Auxillary. She was a member of Ferguson Springs Baptist Church in Aurora.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmo Gardner; her stepmother, Mary Joyner; two sons, Ronnie and Bobby Gardner; a brother, Frankie Cathey; a sister, Evelene Norwood; and a great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Gardner is survived by three children, Larry Sledd of Mt. Vernon, Russell Sledd and wife Kathy of Almo and Barbara Windsor and husband Randy of Lynn Grove; a brother, Bill Cathey and wife Eilene of Aurora; her stepfather, Glenn Joyner of Murray; eight grandchildren, Mitzi Adams (Jimmy), Michael Windsor (Sonya), Mitchell Windsor (Sharon), Dawn Lamb (Johnny), Tony Sledd (Casey), Christy Sledd, Eddie Sledd (Nicki) and Chasidy Blankenship (Brett); 18 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the Heritage Chapel of Imes Funeral Home with Brett Miles officiating. Burial will follow in Union Ridge Cemetery in Aurora. Eastern Star rites will be observed during the funeral. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Masonic Homes Kentucky, 330 Masonic Home Drive, Masonic Home, KY 40041, Attn: Grand Master Program. The Grand Master Program is designed to help Alzheimer’s patients at the Masonic Home to hold on to their memories longer. 

Online condolences may be left at www.imesfh.com.

Heritage Chapel of Imes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


 

James Clifton ‘Cliff’ Mitchell

James Clifton “Cliff” Mitchell, 95, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky.

He was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Calloway County, Kentucky, to Elmus W. Mitchell and Louisa Weatherspoon Mitchell.

He retired from General Tire as a maintenance mechanic. He was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church, the Murray Masonic Lodge, #105 F & Am and VFW Post #6291. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Taylor Mitchell; four sisters, Mary Orr, Irene Curry, Marelle Williams and Beauton Osborn; and two brothers, Clyde Mitchell and Melton “Decy” Mitchell.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by one daughter, Karla Kai Noffsinger of Franklin, Tennessee; one son, Glenn T. Mitchell and wife Tammi of Murray; four grandchildren, Jessica Mitchell, Adam Noffsinger, Allison Noffsinger and Brandon Meadows; and one great-grandchild, Aubrey Rice.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Murray Memorial Gardens with Hal Shipley officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. 

Online condolences may be left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


 

Frederick Gilbert Frazer

Frederick Gilbert Frazer, 93, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at his home. 

He was born Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 1925, in Cedarhurst, Long Island, New York, to Harry and Elaine Frazer, who preceded him in death.  

He graduated at 17 from Berkshire School in Sheffield, Massachusetts. As a high school senior, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943, serving in the CBI Theatre in South China Sea. He held a bachelor’s degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and pursued graduate degrees from the  University of Cincinnati and the University of Tennessee (Chattanooga). He was awarded a professional engineer license from the State of Texas in 1983. He retired from TVA in 1995 and then worked as a private engineering consultant for the next 10 years. He was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.

Mr. Frazer is survived by his loving wife, Doris, whom he married Aug. 27, 1976, in Cincinnati, Ohio; five daughters, Laura Frazer of Clifton, New Jersey, Phyllis Frazer of Montclair, New Jersey, Dorothy Paul and husband Steve of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Caroline Butler and husband Tim of Lone Oak and Dorisanna Hall and husband Rob of Paducah; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Private services will be held.

Online condolences may be left at www.imesfh.com.

Imes Funeral Home & Crematory, downtown Murray, is in charge of arrangements.

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