Marjorie Cansler

Marjorie Cansler, 94, Linda Drive, died at 3:42 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2012 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

A native of Christian County born September 14, 1918, she was the daughter of the late James David Witty and Sarah Frances Stewart Witty.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville conducted by Phil Dunn with private family burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Mitchell Reeves, Adam Morse, Jerry Morse, James Thomasson, Roger Powell and Lynn Reeves.  Honorary pallbearers will be Don Hayes, Chuck Cummins, Harry Weathers, Richard Dossett, David Dossett and William Dossett.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2012 at the funeral home.

She had retired from Duraco Products Co. and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include four sons; Gary Morse and his wife Margaret, Hopkinsville, Frederick Morse, Hopkinsville, Anthony “Tony” Morse and his wife Marilyn, Hopkinsville and Greig Cansler and his wife Connie, also of Hopkinsville, six daughters; Beverly Hayes and her husband Don, Hopkinsville, Julia Cheryl Meyer and her husband Glenn, St. Charles, MO, Andrea “Polly” Simok and her husband Dale, Muncy Valley, PA, Debi Powell and her husband Roger, Pelham, AL, Allegra Pace, Hopkinsville and Edythe Reeves and her husband Lynn, Hopkinsville, eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, James Ronald Thomasson who died January 20, 2008 and one grandson, Matthew Morse, who died July 30, 2005.

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Grandison Philip “Jack” Wimpy

Grandison Philip “Jack” Wimpy

Grandison Philip “Jack” Wimpy, 100, of Hopkinsville, died at Christian Health Center, Wednesday, November 7, 2012 of natural causes.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Rosedale Cemetery in Pembroke, Kentucky, officiated by Rev. Joby Brown and Rev. Martha Rucker. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of arrangements.

A native of Christian County, he was born April 6, 1912.  He was the son of the late Grandison Philip Wimpy, Sr. and Martha Edna Cherry Wimpy.

He was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Christian County, Kentucky and a member of the Pembroke Ruritan Club. He served on the Board of United Peoples Bank of Pembroke. He was the president of Christian County Farm Bureau from 1957-1960 and served as a board member for a number of years. Also, he served on the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation State Board of Directors from 1970 to 1980. He received the Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau Award in 1981.

Survivors include, his daughter Ann Wimpy Byrd of Hopkinsville, his grandchildren Lori Ann Jacoby and John Philip Byrd (Gai), and his great grandchildren: Kathryn Ann Jacoby, John Philip Jacoby, Jack Byrd, Mackenzie Byrd, Nicole Byrd, and Catherine Byrd.  

He is preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Boyd Wimpy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Health Center of Hopkinsville Jack Wimpy Memorial, or the Givers Favorite Charity.

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Arlene Orten

Arlene Orten, 94, of Kelly died at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville with the Rev. Phillip Brumfield officiating.  Burial will follow in New Salem Cemetery in Nortonville, KY.  Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville. 
 
A native of Hopkins County, KY she was born November 28, 1917 the daughter of the late Myrtle and Ettie Whitfield Clark.  She was a homemaker and a member of Kelly Baptist Church. 
 
She was preceded in death by her first husband:  Luther Cavanaugh; her second husband:  Ernest J. Orten (1988); and her stepsons:  Harold and Jerry Orten. 
 
Survivors include her son:  Tim Orten (Sherlyn) of Hopkinsville; her stepson:  Wayne Orten (Mimm) of Syracuse, IN; her step daughters:  Dorothy Gilkey of Syracuse, IN, Mrs. Tom “Beatrice” Wellman of Valparaiso, IN, and Mrs. George “Betty” Graff of Syracuse, IN; four grandchildren: Corbie Orten Gomez (Gustavo), Matt Orten (Kelly), Micah Orten (Miranda), and Melinda Orten Stallons (Patrick); one great grandchild; several step grandchildren; and several step great grandchildren.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s International P.O. Box 566, Hopkinsville, KY 42241.

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Douglas Haile

Douglas Haile, 86, of Herndon, KY died at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 at his residence of natural causes. 

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. William B. Taylor and Rev. David Banister officiating.  Burial will follow in Flat Lick Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.  

A native of Christian County, Kentucky he was born May 14, 1926 the son of the late Andy and Lula Haile.  He was a farmer and a member of Herndon United Methodist Church.  He was a United States Air Force veteran who was stationed at the Pentagon.  

Survivors include his wife:  Veta Jean Haile; his sons:  John Douglas Haile of Hopkinsville, KY and Gary Andrew Haile (Heather) of Herndon, KY; his daughters:  Paula Mattingly (Glenn) of Springfield, KY and Judy Cravens (Darryl) of Bowling Green, KY; his brothers:  Dr. Bob Haile (Betty) of Hopkinsville, KY and Rex Haile of Henderson, KY; and six grandchildren. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Herndon United Methodist Church Building Fund or Pennyroyal Hospice.

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Sharon Elaine Kestner

Sharon Elaine Kestner, 64, of Crofton, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville of natural causes.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Crofton with Rev. Birdie McCord officiating. Burial will following in Ridgetop Cemetery in Crofton.  Visitation will be Saturday, from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville in charge of arrangements.

A native of Seymour, Indiana, she was born September 7, 1948, the daughter of the late Glenn Arnholt and Goldie Gary Arnholt. She was a homemaker.  She was a member of Kelly Holiness Church and F.O.E Auxillary #3423.  

Survivors include her son: David VonFange (Angie) of Crofton, her daughter: Deena Alder (David) of Clarksville, Tennessee, 3 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband James Kestner and a son Joey Arnholt.

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Jackie Mae Ladd

Jackie Mae Ladd, 58, of Nortonville, Kentucky, died at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, Kentucky, Sunday, October 28, 2012 of natural causes.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Crofton with Rev. Dwight Brown officiating.  Burial will follow in Hawkins Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Crofton. 

A native of Princeton, Kentucky, she was born December 29, 1953.  She was the daughter of the late Rufus Boinette Ladd and Lawson Orten and Vera Mae Croft Orten.

She was a member of Castleberry Baptist Church in Christian County, Kentucky.

Survivors include her brothers: Mike Creekmur (Cindy) of Nebo and Johnnie Lynn Orten (Karen) of Crofton; sister: Anna Brown (Dwight) of Nortonville; her nieces and nephews: Joshua Creekmur, Jared Creekmur, Billy Brown, Margaret Ann Brown, and Danny Orten; her seven great nieces and nephews; and her loving dog Trickie.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s International, PO Box 566, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, 42241.

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Frances Farmer Segler

Frances Farmer Segler

Frances Farmer Segler, 88, of Faulkner Drive, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 27, 2012, at her residence of natural causes.

Memorial services will be at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville. The body will be cremated, Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, Kentucky in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 5:00 pm until the service hour at the funeral home. 

A native of Christian County, Kentucky, she was born August 10, 1924, the daughter of the late Stephen Niles Farmer and Ruth Hunt Farmer. She worked at the cosmetics counter at the Old Higgins Drug Store for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Lifetime Member of P.T.A., of the Pennyrile Rose Society,  Carrie Hart Order of the Eastern Star #83, and the Secretary for the Nursery at First Baptist Church for many years.  

Survivors include her husband: Herbert L. Segler; her daughters: Rebecca A. Mayes and Leesa L. Segler both of Hopkinsville; her sister: Helen E. Gillette of Hopkinsville; grandchildren: Dr. Steven Christopher Mayes and Angela Mayes Leek; and great grandchildren: Jeremy W. Leek, Lily Mayes, Jason Leek, and Ally Mayes 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke Free Clinic of Hopkinsville, 408 West 17th Street, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, 42240

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Deloris Jean Rippeon

Deloris Jean Rippeon

Deloris Jean Rippeon, 40, of Crofton, Kentucky died at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, October 21, 2012 at her residence of natural causes.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  The body was cremated.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Crofton is in charge of arrangements.

A native of Hagerstown, Maryland, she was born March 16, 1972.  She was the daughter of Dennis Hall of West Virginia and Sandy Laypole Hall of West Virginia. 

Survivors in addition to her parents include her husband: Richard Lee Rippeon, Jr.; her sons; Kevin Rippeon of Hopkinsville, Kentucky and Richard Rippeon III of the home, her daughter: Aleah Rippeon of of the home; her brothers: Michael and Pogie Hall of Maryland; her three sisters: Kathy, Sandy Lou, and Shannon all of Maryland; and one grandchild.

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John G. Blane, Jr.

John G. Blane, Jr., 86, of Clinton Circle died at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.  

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 28, 2012 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Paige S. Williams officiating.  Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.  Visitation will be Saturday from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour at First United Methodist Church.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements. 

A native of New Orleans, LA he was born September 4, 1926 the son of the late John G. Blane and Evelyn Quarles Blane.  He was a partner in Higgins Insurance Agency.  He was a U.S. Navy WWII veteran.  He was a member of the Hopkinsville Golf and Country Club and the University of Kentucky Alumni Association.  

Survivors include his wife:  Heather Palmer Blane; his sons John G Blane III (Penny) and Malcolm Palmer Blane (Gail) both of Hopkinsville; his daughters:  Claire Blane Quillin (Emerson) of Holmes Beach, FL, Heather Blane Sensing (Tim) of Hopkinsville, KY, and Kimberly Blane Frye (Jeff) of Versailles, KY; his brother:  Andrew Quarles Blane (Jaana) of New York City, New York; nine grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Doctors Without Borders USA P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, Maryland 21741-5030.

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Patricia Jane “Janie” Arnold

Patricia Jane “Janie” Arnold

Patricia Jane “Janie” Arnold, 76, of Chapel House, died at 12:10 p.m. at her home, Thursday, October 25, 2012 from natural causes.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  The body was cremated.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of arrangements.

A native of Crofton, Kentucky, she was born July 22, 1936.  She was the daughter of the late Raymond Arnold and Lenora Hight Shultz. 

She was of the Christian faith.  She had retired from Cayce Mill Supply in 1999 as a bookkeeper.

Survivors include, her nephew Joe Hight Arnold of Calhoun, Kentucky and her niece Angela F. Williams of St. Louis, Missouri.  

She is preceded in death by her brother Raymond L. “Sonny” Arnold.

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