Scotty Ray Sewell

Scotty Ray Sewell, 53, of Thomas Street died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville, TN. 

Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  

A native of Hayti, Missouri he was born the son of Kenneth R. and Zelma F. Sewell of Christian County, KY.  He was a United States Army Veteran.  

Survivors in addition to his parents include his son:  Tony Ray Sewell of Trenton, KY and three grandchildren.

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Theresa Marie Georges Graham

Theresa Graham, 58, of North Henderson Dr., died on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at her home following a long illness.  Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

A native of Springfield, Illinois, she was born on November 11, 1953 the daughter of the late Eddie Georges and Dorothy Kolbeck .  She had worked at Western State Hospital as a patient aide. 

Survivors include her husband; Ron Graham, Hopkinsville, KY, a son, Michael Graham, Hopkinsville, KY, a daughter, Venus Graham, Hopkinsville, KY, two brothers, Tommy Georges, Edinburg, Illinois and Billy Georges, Riverton, Illinois, and three grandchildren, Lilly, Evan, and Lauren. Her family was the most important thing in her life.

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Bill West

Bill West, 67, Chapel House, and formerly of Murray, KY, died at 3:38 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Gateway Medical Center, Clarksville, TN following a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home, Crofton, KY with Bro. Terry Hoffman officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m., Tuesday until the funeral hour at the funeral home.

A native of Kuttawa, Ky he was born on February 8, 1945 the son of the late Charles West & Hattie Mae Austin West.  He was the owner of West Studio in Murray, KY and retired from Kroger in Hopkinsville, KY.  Mr. West was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in Vietnam.  He was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Murray. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce Williams West in 2009.

Survivors include a son; David Alan West, Glasgow, KY. Two daughters, Sheri Lynn Patterson, Berea, KY and Brandi Renee Gray, Murray, KY.  A brother, Donald West, Hattiesburg, MS, and a sister, Anna Melton, Murray, KY. Five Grandchildren and Four Great Grandchildren.

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Jo Anne Hill

Jo Anne Hill, 68, of Redbud Drive died at 10:43 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2012 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center following a long illness.  

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Peaceful Meadows Cemetery.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.  

A native of Popular Bluff, MO she was born July 16, 1943 the daughter of the late Joe R. and Wilma A. Hill.  She was a homemaker. 

There are no immediate survivors. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian County Humane Society or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Ronald Harris

John Ronald Harris 69, Hopkinsviile, died 3:25 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2012 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, KY. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m Sunday, April 29, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, with Rev. Thurman Harris officiating .Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery in Todd County, KY. Visitation will be Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 1:00 p.m.  till service time at the funeral home.

A native of Todd County, KY he was born November 20, 1942 the son of the late John Woodrow and Mamie Belle Brown Harris. He was a Army Veteran and a Baptist.

Survivors include two sons; Marty Harris of Nashville,TN; and Jason Harris of Owensboro, KY; two sisters Beverly Francis and Burnieda Nichols of Hopkinsville,KY; two brothers Danny Ray Harris of Eddyville,KY; and Billy M. Harris of Bowling Green ,KY; one Grandchild.

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Helen Boyd

Helen Gertrude Boyd 79, Sterling Dr., died 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Christian Health Center following a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, with Rev. Don Troutman officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, April 27, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00p.m.  at the funeral home.

A native of Christian County, KY she was born on July 17, 1932 the daughter of the late Charlie and Maggie Gibson Burkhead. She worked at Hopkinsville Clothing and Faultless Casting for over fourty years .

Survivors include her son; Max Boyd of Hopkinsville, KY ;three daughters Diane Devine and Terri Leneave of Hopkinsville,KY and Karen Setliff of West Virginia; a sister Peggy Chaney of Jacksonville,FL. ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Howard Max Boyd her son Howard Bruce Boyd her daughter Deborah Kay Bapp and her grandson Shane Leneave.

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Martha Pollard

Martha Pollard, 89, Cayce Meade Drive, died at 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Christian Health Center following a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, with Rev. David Tucker & Rev. Dr. Howard H. Willen officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

A native of Crofton, KY she was born on September 9, 1922 the daughter of the late J.B. Fuller and Vera Lee Long Fuller.  She retired from the Hopkinsville Credit Bureau after 25 years of service.  She was a member of Second Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her husband; Jewell W. Pollard, Two daughters; Mrs. Carey “Nancy” Bonds, W. Chester, Ohio and Mrs. Mike “Donna” Baker, Clarksville, TN.  Four Grandchildren; Brad Bonds, Lindsay Bonds, Mitch Baker, & Clint Baker. One Great Grandchild, Mackenzie Bonds.

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Frank Chambers

Frank Chanbers, 89, Deerwood Drive, Died at 8:05 a.m., Monday April 23, 2012 at his home following a brief illness.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday April 26, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville with  Rev. Mike McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday.

He was born in Arkansas on August 19, 1922, son of the late Claude Chambers and Minnie Brown Chambers. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served with the 158th Bushmasters during World War II. and was awarded three Bronze Service Stars.  He also served as an officer with the Hopkinsville Police Department and the Phoenix, Arizona Police Department.  After returning to Hopkinsville he worked as a salesman for Mid-State Automotive.

His wife, Mary Garnett Johnson Chambers died in 2002.  He is survived by two sons; A. Frank Chambers (Susan), Phoenix, Arizona, and Mark Chambers (Mary Rae), Hopkinsville, KY. Two daughters; Mrs. Morris (Tracy) Matzke, Hopkinsville, KY and Mrs. Robert (Tammy)Turner, Hopkinsville, KY. A brother; Joseph Chambers, Willcox, Arizona, and a sister, Francis Thomas, Tucson, Arizona. Four Grandchildren, Three Great Grandchildren, 2 Step Grandchildren, and Three Step Great Grandchildren.

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Franklin T. Williams

Franklin Thomas Williams,64 , of Denzil Dr. Hopkinsville died Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of a brief illness.

Visitation will be Tuesday April 24, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville,KY; Graveside services will be held at a later date at Elmwood Cemetery Coin, Iowa.

A native of  Todd County, KY he was born May 6, 1947 the son the late Charlie Thomas and Levy Henderson Williams. He was retired from Forrest B. White Masonary and Construction.

Survivors include his wife Kathy Williams of Hopkinsville,KY; one son Franklin Williams Jr. of Oak Grove KY;one daughter Brenda Williams Perkins-West of Burlington, Iowa; two brothers Jimmie Williams of Hopkinsville,KY and Raymond Williams of Boise, Iowa; four sisters Nora Steinhoefel of Shenandoah, Iowa; Barbara Carranza & Ann Martin both of Hopkinsville,KY; Libby Thorne of Iowa; eight grandchildren.

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Jill Leavell Elliott

“Jill” Julia Page Leavell Elliott, 49 of Oak Grove, died Friday at her home of natural causes.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday April 24, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, with Rev. Clint Nadeau officiating .Visitation will be Monday April 23, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery Pembroke, KY.

A native of Clarksville, TN she was born August 11, 1962 the daughter of the late Thomas Page and Mary Bettye Shepard Leavell . She was rural  carrier for U.S. Postal Service in Oak Grove.

Survivors include her two sons Jack T. Elliott of Oak Grove, KY; and Robert Wade Elliott of Lexington, KY; one daughter MaryRuth Page Elliott of Lexington, KY.

Memorials can be made to Christian County Humane Society or REBOS.

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