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Abbott, Rilda Lee Wilcox

Bremen - Mrs. Rilda Lee Abbott, 52, died at Hopkins County Hospital Thursday, Feb. 8, at 6:15 p.m. She was born in Muhlenberg County Oct. 14, 1925 and was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist church.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Jane Miller of Bremen Route 1 and Mrs. Janice K. Devine of Greenville; parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Wilcox of Bremen Route 1; six brothers, James, Billy, Wesley and Jerry of Bremen Route 1, Bobby Gene of Madisonville, Charlie of Richland.

Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tucker Funeral Home by the Rev. Archie Oliver with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.
Source: Times-Argus, Central City, Wednesday, February 15, 1978

Adcock, John

Former Citizen of County Dies at Livingston, Ky.
John Adcock, 45 years old, formerly of Powderly, died at his home in Livingston, Ky., following an illness lasting three weeks.

Mrs. Lynn Henry Southard of Greenville, is a daughter of the deceased.
Source The Messenger October 26, 1933

Adler, Gladys Gillock

Mrs. Ernest Adler, 80, Dies Aug. 17
Dunmor-Mrs. Ernest Adler, 80, of Dunmor Route 1, died Sunday, Aug. 17 at her residence.

The former Gladys Gillock, she was the daughter of John Emory and Ellen Paxton Gillock and was born Dec. 18, 1894, in Warren County. She was married to the late Ernest (Buck) Adler and was a member of Pleasant Union General Baptist Church.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19 at Wiley's Chapel Methodist Church, with the Rev. Willie Blake officiating. Burial was in Wiley's Chapel Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Chester Paul Adler and Randall Adler, of Dunmor Route 1; daughter, Mrs. Louise Vincent of Graham Route 1; three sisters, Mrs. Grace Ulrich of Mt. Washington, Mrs. Kate Chatman of Greenfield, Ind. and Mrs. Ethel Gaddle of Louisville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Source: Times-Argus, Central City, Wednesday August 27, 1975

Allen, Mrs. Bertha Nofsinger

Central City - Mrs. Bertha Allen, 98, of Central City, died Saturday, April 17 at 4:30 p.m. at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville.

Mrs. Allen was born in Muhlenberg County on March 12, 1895. She was a housewife and a member of the Old Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Mr. J.B. Allen of Long Beach, California; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Spears of Powderly, Mrs. Alma Jernigan and Mrs. Mareen Mercer both of Nebo.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with the Rev. Houston Noffsinger officiating and the Rev. Curt Yarbrough assisting.
Source: Greenville Leader-News April 21, 1993

Allen, Edith L. Downing

Mrs. Edith Allen, 47, Dies at Ennis
Ennis - Mrs. Edith L. Allen, 47, died at her home here at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Allen's Chapel with the Rev. John Dye officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Allen was born in Muhlenberg and was a member of the Forest Oak Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Ferris Allen; son, Howard of Louisville; five brothers, Allie, Lester, Elmer, Elvin and Edward Downing, all of Ennis; two sisters, Mrs. Martha Cartwright of Evansville and Mrs. Maudrie Beliles of Ennis.
Source: The Messenger, Central City, Thursday, December 1, 1949.

Allen, George Washington

G.W. Allen, 79, Is Buried November 26 [1911]
Elkton - G.W. Allen, 79, died at his home near here at noon Wednesday, Nov. 24, following a lingering illness. He was a retired farmer and a member of the South Carrollton Baptist Church and Central Lodge No. 673 F&AM, Central City.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lula Belle Allen; one brother Ode Allen, Louisville; one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Taylor, Caneyville; two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Tucker Funeral Home conducted by the Rev. S.A. Kittinger. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery.
Death Certificate
Contributed by Helen McKeown

Allen, Mrs. Susan

Central City, Ky., Oct. 11 - Mrs. Susan A. Allen, 90, died at 8 p.m. Saturday at the home of her son, G.W. Allen, on Highway 81. She had been ill for nine months. She is survived by two sons, A.E. Allen, Princeton, Ky., G.W. Allen, Central City, and a daughter, Mrs. Eliza Taylor, of Caneyville; fifty-six grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Burial was at Cecelia, Ky.
Source Owensboro Messenger, Wednesday, October 12, 1938
Contributed by Helen McKeown

Almon, Mrs. Nannie B.

Calhoun - Mrs. Nannie Bryant Almon, 92, widow of Dr. Charles D. Almon of Island, died at 10:20 a.m. Monday at the McLean County General Hospital after a long illness. She was born October 3, 1872 at Island, where she lived for 60 years, then moved to Owensboro where she lived for 30 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Owensboro.

Surviving are one sister, Mrs. G.L. Hardesty of Calhoun; three nephews.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Muster Funeral Home at Calhoun, with the Rev. George Potter, pastor of the Calhoun Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Calhoun Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Allen R. Bryant, Earl Bryant, Henry Bryant, Edward Bryant, Allen T. Nall and Hugh B. Whitaker.

The body is at the Muster Funeral Home at Calhoun.
Note: Nannie B. Almon was a resident of Cleaton, Muhlenberg from, at least, 1922 till after the 1930 Census.
Source Messenger & Inquirer Owensboro, KY November 24, 1964

Anderson, Fred

Fred Anderson, World War 1 veteran, dies
Bremen - Fred Anderson, 79, of Bremen Route 1, died Friday, Aug. 22 at 6 a.m. at Hopkins County Hospital.

Born in Muhlenberg County June 29, 1896, he was a retired coal miner, a World War 1 veteran and a member of Briar Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Pierce of Henderson; one grandson; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Walter and Arthur Anderson of Central City and Raymond Anderson of Madisonville; sisters, Mrs. Ollie Smith of Central City.

Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with the Rev. James Lively in charge. Burial was in Old Bethel Cemetery near Central City.
Source: Times-Argus, Central City, Wednesday August 27, 1975

Arnold, Mary Caroline Cartwright

Mrs. Mary C. Arnold Dies At Home In Cleaton
Mrs. Mary Caroline Arnold, 78 years old, died at 11 o'clock Saturday morning at the home of her brother, Tommie Cartwright of pneumonia. The funeral was conducted from the residence at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon with the Rev. J.T. Wade in charge. Burial was in the Cleaton cemetery.
Source: The Messenger, Central City, November 3, 1932

Autry, Lucille Noel

Mrs. Lucille Autry, 47, Dies Aug. 21
Mrs. Lucille Autry, 47, formerly of Central City, died in Pekin, Ill. Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 21.

Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 25 in Princeton, Ky. with the Rev. Lester Watson officiating. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery at Princeton.

She was a member of the Baptist Church and attended the Faith Baptist Church in Pekin, Ill.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Autry; son, Ronnie Authry of Junction City, Kan.; daughter, Mrs. Jerry Collier of Spencerville, Ind.; two granddaughters; three sisters, Mrs. Gail Smith and Mrs. George Francis of Princeton and Mrs. Kelly Ortkiese of Martin, Ill.; three brothers, Robert Noel of Hopkinsville, Raymond Noel of Pekin and James Noel of Princeton.
Source: Times-Argus, Central City, Wednesday August 27, 1975

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