Geneva B. Lee

Lee

Geneva B. Lee, 96, of Murray, Kentucky, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Lake Way Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Benton, Kentucky.

She was born Sept. 24, 1925, in Calloway County, Kentucky, to Samuel Charles Tucker and Clara Wyatt Tucker Hutchens.

She was a homemaker and retired from Fisher Price in Murray. She was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elvie Thomas Lee, who died in 1990; stepfather, Robert Porter Hutchens; her daughter, Wynnona Lee McClure; a son-in-law, Herbert “Hub” McClure; two sisters, Orpha Keel and Nadine Beane; one brother, Artell Tucker; one stepbrother, Halford Hutchens; two brothers-in-law, Keys Keel and Halford Beane; and one sister-in-law, Eva Tucker. 

Mrs. Lee is survived by one son, Terry Lee and wife Barbara of Murray; two grandchildren, Teresa Gore and husband Shawn of Almo and Stacey Lee and friend Zach Martin of Murray; and two great-grandchildren, Lee Gore and Travis Gore, both of Almo.

The funeral service is at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with John Bedwell officiating. Burial will follow in Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at the funeral home. Active pallbearers will be David Feagin, David Norsworthy, Shawn Gore, Lee Gore, Travis Gore and Zach Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Lubie Parrish, Elvin Parrish, Craig Banks, Larry Morris and Jerry Don Butler. 

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

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


 

Dustin Alan Sharp

Sharp

Dustin Alan Sharp, 28, of Murray, Kentucky, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at 4:10 a.m. at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

He was born July 15, 1993, in Murray.

He was a musician and producer.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ronnie Sharp Sr.

Dustin is survived by his father, Ronnie Sharp Jr.; his mother, Pamela Burton Taylor and husband Raymond; his fiancé, Dania Tomie; his grandparents, Kenny Burton and Melinda and Ricky Lowe; sisters, Tabatha Taylor Paschall, Madelynn Edmonson and Jacquelyn Taylor; brothers, Christopher Taylor, Nick Sharp and Nathaniel Sharp; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


 

Barbara Elizabeth Szmagalski

Szmagalski

Barbara Elizabeth Szmagalski, 72, of Clarksville, Tennessee, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

She was born July 15, 1949, in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, to Wylie Calvin Trenholm and Mabel Ernestine McIntosh Trenholm.

She retired from Murray-Calloway County Hospital and was of Methodist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one brother, John Wylie Trenholm

Barbara is survived by her husband, Bogdon “BJ” Szmagalski of Clarksville, whom she married Aug. 9, 2016, in Clarksville; one daughter, Kerie Ann Atkins Sturm and husband Pete of Paducah; one stepdaughter, Amber Szmagalski of Clarksville; three sons, Jerry Wylie Atkins and wife Kathy of Benton, Tommy Lee Atkins and wife Becky of Murray and Jesse Neil Vaughn of Murray; four stepsons, Donald Ashburn of Clarksville, Jon Szmagalski of Victoria, Texas, Matthew Szmagalski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Jon Tralian of Clarksville; two brothers, Manfred Morrison Trenholm and Angus Robert Trenholm; 10 grandchildren, Adrain Misner, Jessica Beecham, Chris Beecham, Kerie Lee Jones, Max Sturm, Kirsten Bynum, Autumn Sturm, Anne-Marie Atkins, Peyton Maxwell and Preston Maxwell; and 16 great-grandchildren, Paisley Edmond, William Edmond, Elizabeth Edmond, Kyleigh Dripps, Braydin Beecham, Haydin Beecham, Shawn Misner, Luke Misner, Noah Bechard, Georgia Cannon, Thoren Cannon, Ronin Cannon, Juniper Cannon, Brighton Fowler, Zane Johnson and Raelynn Esslinger.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with John Carey officiating. Burial will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at the funeral home.

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

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


 

Jerry M. ‘Whitie’ White

White

Jerry M. “Whitie” White, 79, of Hazel, Kentucky, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

He was born Aug. 30, 1942, in Hazel, Kentucky, to Earlie White and Ovie Adams White. 

He was a car detailer for more than 60 years, working last for Dale Nance Auto. He was of Methodist faith and served in the Tennessee National Guard. He loved 57 Chevys, Nascar, Kentucky Basketball, St. Louis Cardinal Baseball, Little League baseball and country music.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Billie Shelton and Freda Davis; a nephew Nicky Davis; two nieces, Sue Brandon and Janice Shelton Meadows; and a great-niece Dessie Davis, and a great-nephew Cody Crass.

Mr. White is survived by three nieces, Sharon Davis of Hazel, Diane Scott of Hazel and Joni Beard and husband Joe of New Concord; and  several great-nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Kerry Lambert officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Anna Mae Owen Hospice House, 803 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071; Green Plain Cemetery Fund, 3980 Murray-Paris Rd., Hazel, KY 42049, or the Calloway County Humane Society, 607 Poplar St. # A, Murray, KY 42071.

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

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


 

Sherry Dian Edwards

Sherry Dian Edwards, 73, of Murray, Kentucky, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Arrangements are incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.


Josefina F. Toy

Josefina Toy, 66, of Murray, Kentucky, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky.

Arrangements are incomplete at Imes Funeral Home & Crematory, downtown Murray.