Dr. Dwight 'Doc' Holliday
Dr. Dwight “Doc” Holliday, 70, of Murray, Kentucky, died Friday, June 7, 2019, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 12, 1948, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to James Sydney and Iona McKay Holliday.
He was in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam from 1968-1970.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University, master's degree from Southeastern Louisiana University and his doctorate at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Holliday began his teaching career in public education in Mobile, Alabama, later moving to University of Indiana-Crown Point, and finished his teaching career at Murray State University.
He was a life member of the American Legion, Kentucky and national, a member of Southern Poverty Law Center and the National Youth Leadership.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Auraleigh Melacon.
Dr. Holliday is survived by his wife, Rose Redmon Holliday of Murray, whom he married May 21, 2005; two sons, Dr. Darryl Holliday and wife April of New Orleans and Yogi Dwayne Holliday and wife Alyce of Germany; a daughter, Dr. Jessica Holliday of San Francisco, California; a brother, James "Jimmy" Holliday Jr. of Baton Rouge; a sister, Linda Holliday of Baton Rouge; and one grandson, Lloyd Holliday.
Burial with military honors will be at a later date at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville.
Imes Funeral Home & Crematory, downtown Murray, is in charge of arrangements.
Linda Rambo, 71, of New Concord, Kentucky, died at 11:55 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at her residence.
She was born March 22, 1948, to John Pitcher and Betty Mae Daily Pitcher.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Lee Rambo.
Mrs. Rambo is survived by her daughter, Betty Brenner of Paducah; a son, Jim Rambo of Buchanan, Tennessee; a sister, Mary McCracklin of Anderson, Indiana; a brother, Michael Pitcher of Georgia; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.yorkfuneralhome.com.
Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Max Edward Morris
Max Edward Morris, 81, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
He was born Jan 1, 1938, in Calloway County, Kentucky, to Lancie Morris and Jessie Armstrong Morris.
He was a graduate of Lynn Grove High School and was an active member of Kirksey Church of Christ and a former elder. He served as a sergeant for the Murray Police Department for seven years, Calloway County Coroner from 1974-1977, and also served as the Calloway County Sheriff from 1977–1981. He retired as the sales manager at Dwain Taylor Chevrolet.
Mr. Morris is survived by his wife, Shirley Butterworth Morris of Murray, whom he married Oct. 1, 1955, in Corinth, Mississippi; two daughters, Zandra Beane and husband David of Kirksey and Regina Hudgens and husband Mark of Jackson, Tennessee; one son, Garry Whayne Morris of Mt. Vernon, Indiana; two brothers, Marlon Morris of Murray and Kelvin Morris of Mayfield; four grandchildren, Heather Morris of Murray, Jamey Beane of Kirksey and Jessica Hudgens and Brandi Hudgens, both of Jackson; and four great-grandchildren, Hayden Holomon of Murray, Sam Loyd Beane of Kirksey, Kinze Beane of Kirksey and Tinsley Hudgens of Jackson.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with David Hendrickson and Mike Fields officiating. Burial will follow in Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Kirksey Church of Christ, 1059 Tidwell Road, Benton, KY 42025.
The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.