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Posted: Monday, November 8, 2010 5:00 pm

Ella Mae Quertermous

Ella Mae Quertermous, 92, of Murray, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

Charles B. McCuiston

Funeral services for Charles B. McCuiston, Sr., 75, of Murray, were held yesterday, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home with John Dale and the Rev. Tony Adams officiating. Burial followed in Hicks Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bobby McCuiston, Dr. Steve McCuiston, Michael Shelton, Timmy Adams, Jeffrey Adams and Robert Kemp.

McCuiston died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at 9:45 a.m. at his home.

A veteran of the U.S. Marines Corp., he was a retired farmer and a car dealer.

In addition to his parents, Boyce and Hilda (Thurman) McCuiston, he was preceded in death by one son, Charles (Chuck) McCuiston, Jr.; one sister, Joretta Adams; and one brother, Bobby T. McCuiston.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara (Flood) McCuiston; one daughter, Patty Johnson and husband, Nick of Clarksville, Tenn.; one son, David McCuiston of Clarksville; and two grandchildren, Lucas and Taylor Johnson, both of Clarksville.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hicks Cemetery Fund, Attn: Gary Farris, 4988 Farris Road, Murray, KY 42071.

Online condolences may be left at Arrangements were handled by Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home.

Audie Mae (Dodd) Nix

Funeral services for Audie Mae (Dodd) Nix, 93, of Murray, will be held today, Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home with John W. Dale officiating. Interment will follow in the Murray City Cemetery.

Nix died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at 4:54 p.m. at her home in Murray.

Born in Calloway County, she was a homemaker, caregiver, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. A member of the Glendale Road Church of Christ, she worked as a sales clerk for the Belk-Settle Company, then for the Cherry's Branch and was a volunteer for the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, Benny Clifford Dodd and Sula Mae (Collins) Dodd, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Hardiman Nix; and one brother, Stanley Dodd.

She is survived by one daughter, Betty Patterson and husband, Dewey of Winter Park, Fla.; two grandchildren, Mike Patterson and wife, Shannon of Christmas, Fla., and Cheryl Hill and husband, Paul of Winter Park; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several special friends and caregivers.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Glendale Road Church of Christ Benevolence Program, P.O. Box 107, Murray, KY 42071 or to the New Pathways for Children, P.O. Box 10, Melber, KY 42069.

Arrangements are handled by Collier Funeral Home in Benton.

Raymond C. Lafser

Raymond C. Lafser, 79, of Murray, passed away Saturday night, Nov. 6, 2010, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents Anna (McGuire) and Arthur J. Lafser; one brother, Arthur J. Lafser; four sisters Anna Larson, Catherine Dahm, Corrine Smiley, Margaret Warmbrodt and his granddaughter-in-law Jessica Lafser.

He is survived by his wife Leola (Stom) Lafser; and seven children, Raymond Lafser and wife Marie of Naperville, Ill.; Catherine Sames and Johnny Shelley of Murray; Peter Lafser and wife Gayle of Jacksonville, Fla.; James Lafser and wife Catherine of Versailles; Michael Lafser and wife Holle of O’Fallon, Mo.; John Lafser of Jacksonville; and Mary Lafser of Middlefield, Conn.

Fifteen grandchildren, Steven Lafser and fiancé Erin; Jennifer Lafser; Thomas Lafser; Daniel Lafser; Christina (Sames) and husband, David Cecil; William Sames and wife Angela (Fields); Cassandra Lafser; Heather Lafser; Rebecca Lafser; Virginia Lafser; Erica Lafser; Christopher Lafser; Lori (Lafser) and husband Jeffery Herndon; Timothy Lafser and wife Ayumi (Moon); Jason Lafser and wife Haley; and four great-grandchildren, Desiree and Briana Herndon; Jackson Lafser; Issey Lafser.

He is survived by one brother William P. Lafser of Roanoke, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service was held at 10 a.m., Nov. 8, 2010, at St. Leo Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Leo Catholic Church Building Funds, 401 N. 12th Street, Murray KY, 42071-1991 or Murray-Calloway County Hospice, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, KY 42071.

Online condolences may be left at Arrangements were handled by the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary

Shirley Anne Wade

Shirley Anne Wade, 75, of Murray, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. She was born Nov. 17, 1934, in Fulton.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Murray.  She was also a member of Oaks Country Club where she enjoyed golfing and playing bridge. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Joe Wade, parents Mr. and Mrs. James A. Mann and her brothers James, Tommy, Snooky, Don and Marvin Russell Mann. 

She is survived by one daughter, Sue Ann Belderes and husband Dennis of Hurricane, W. Va.; sons, Keith Wade and wife, Carlene of Las Vegas, Nev., and Jerry Wade and wife, Tammy of Murray; sisters, Gene Bright of Fulton, Carolyn Bodie Outland of Calvert City, Mae Croft of Jeffersonville, Ind.; brothers, Leon Mann of South Fulton, Tenn., Johnny Mann of Hampton, Va., Marshall Mann of Paris Landing, Tenn., David Mann of South Fulton, and Bobby Mann of Gilbertsville; grandchildren, Andrea and husband Thomas, Kara Belderes, Jacob and Sarah Wade, Joie Kui, Lisa, Gene and Fran Minns; great-grandchildren, William, Brandon and Lexi Kui, and Tommy and Kaylee Minns; and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 8, from 5-9 p.m. with services Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 10 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Rev. James Lawson officiating. Burial will be at the Murray City Cemetery. The family requests donations to the American Heart Association or your favorite Charity.

Online condolences may be made at Arrangements are at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary

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