Sunday, February 27, 2011

Death Notice: William T. "Mutt" Griffin

DYCUSBURG, KY - William Thomas "Mutt" Griffin, 85, of Dycusburg, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011 at his residence in Dycusburg. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Mary Lou (Ramage) Griffin, who died June 15, 2007 in Dycusburg.

He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Lee Griffin.

Arrangements are incomplete at Lakeland Funeral Home In Eddyville.

Burial at Dycusburg Cemetery will follow services.

Obituary: William Thomas "Skee" Kinnis, 90

William Thomas "Skee" Kinnis (Nov. 1, 1920-Feb. 26, 2011)

William Thomas "Skee" Kinnis, 90, of Marion, KY died Saturday at Crittenden County Hospital in Marion, KY. He was an Army Veteran and member of Seven Springs Baptist Church.

Surviving is his wife, Lillie Edna Kinnis of Marion, KY; daughter, Becky (Chuck) Conner of Marion, KY; grandson, Charles (Julie) Conner of Marion, KY; great grandchildren, Faith and Alexzander Conner of Marion, KY; sisters, Wilma Stromatt and Gladys Donahue both of Lake Village, IN and Lena Miller and Sandy Martin both of Marion, KY; brothers, Barney John Kinnis of Dycusburg, KY, Arthur Ray Kinnis of Lake Village, IN and Elvis Kinnis of Hopkinsville, KY.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randall Dowell Kinnis; parents, Thomas Liner and Rose Kinnis and three brothers. Services are scheduled for 1 PM Tuesday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, KY with interment in Asbridge Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 PM Monday at the funeral home. Military rites will be given at the cemetery on Tuesday.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Lola Mae Patton Celebrates 90th Birthday

Lola Mae Patton (born Feb. 3, 1921) celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Seven Springs Baptist Church with a crowd of nearly 85 people consisting of children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and family and friends. Lola Mae is the daughter of Francis Marion Doom and Addie Lee (Duncan) Doom. Her husband of 56 years, Denver Patton, died in 2006.

She's pictured here with Cullen Beckner, son of Spud and Stacie (Holder) Beckner.