Obituaries, April 18, 2022 | Obituary

Jerry McJones

Jerry Mac Jones, 85, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

He was born on November 18, 1936 in Calloway County, Kentucky, to Bomar Sweeney Jones and Louise James Jones Hargis.

He was a retired truck driver and was a Baptist. He was a US Army veteran, serving in the Korean War.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Linda McKinney Jones.

Mr. Jones is survived by one daughter, Pamela Jones Phillips and her husband Shawn of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; four sons, Jeffery M. Jones of Paris, Tennessee, Philip S. Jones of Paris, Tracy D. McKinney of Murray, and Nicky R. McKinney of Nashville, Tennessee; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and her furry baby, Puddles.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Murray City Cemetery with Glynn Orr officiating. Post 73 of the American Legion will provide military honors.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers and food, donations be made to Need Line, 509 North 8th St., Murray, KY 42071 or Soup for the Soul, 411 Maple St., Murray, KY 42071.

Online condolences can be dropped off at http://www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.

JH Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is making arrangements.


Thomas “Marty” Harper

Thomas “Marty” Harper, 3, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, April 16, 2022 at his home.

Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at JH Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Interment will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at the funeral home.

Additional obituary information will follow.

Online condolences can be left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.

JH Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is making arrangements.


Carolyn Ann Spalding Ramsey

Carolyn Ann Spalding Ramsey, 86, of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, April 14, 2022 at her home.

She was born on January 18, 1936 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky, to John and Helen Roberts Spalding.

She began her lifelong work at an early age as a seamstress at Meritt Clothing in Mayfield. She then opened a small sewing workshop at home. She was also a seamstress for Dennison-Hunt Sporting Goods in Murray, and after her retirement she continued to work at Angel’s Attic. She was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church.

Mrs. Ramsey is survived by her husband of 67 years, Kenneth Dolan Ramsey of Murray; one daughter, Jacquelin Phillips of Murray; one son, Michael Ramsey and his wife Rebecca of Lexington; grandchildren, Autumn Phillips, Samantha Phillips and Brendon Cooper; and great-grandchildren, McKylie Ransey, Bentley Fulks, Dolan Emerson and Zaiven Catlett.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son Martin Steven Ramsey; brothers, WC Spalding, Joseph “Joe” Spalding and Conrad “Sonny” Spalding; and her sisters, Margaret Spalding and Hazel Hayden.

A memorial mass will take place at a later date. She will be interred after the memorial mass at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church Cemetery in Fancy Farm, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, donations can be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at www.parkinson.org.

Online condolences can be dropped off at www.blalockcolemanfuneralhome.com.

Blalock-Coleman Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements.


Teri Baldridge

Teri Baldridge, 46, of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, April 14, 2022 at her home.

Arrangements are incomplete at Blalock-Coleman Funeral & Cremation Services.

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