Alma Craft Pepper, 68, Kirkmansville, Ky.
Died Sunday 3 January 1965 at Jennie Stuart Hospital.
Born in Christian Co., daughter of John and Kathryn Stafford Craft.
Member of Highland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors: husband, Willie Pepper; son, Alvin Pepper of Cary, N.C.; two brothers, Jim and Leonard Craft; three sisters, Mrs. C. M. Alder, Mrs. Edgar Gamble and Mrs. Bentley Shepherd, all of the city and four grandchildren.
Services: Monday 4 January 1965, burial in Riverside Cem.
Fuqua Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Monday 4 January 1965


Bernice Powell Pepper, 81, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Died Thursday at Regional Medical Ctr., Madisonville, Ky.
Born 29 February 1912 in Christian Co., daughter of John J. and Maggie Powell.
Homemaker. Husband, Johnny Herbert Pepper, died in 1956. One son, Johnny Lee Pepper, and a daughter, Patsy Ann Pepper, died in infancy. Another son, James Ray Pepper, died in 1990.
Survivors: five sons, John Lawson Pepper of Hammond, Ind., G. W. Pepper of Hopkinsville, Hugh Willis Pepper of Hammond, Douglas Eugene Pepper of Pembroke and Donald Lee Pepper of Hopkinsville; three daughters, Dorothy Dean Edwards, Betty Jean Lamb, and Carolyn Sue Humphries all of Hopkinsville
Services: Monday 2 August 1993, burial in Riverside Cem.
Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Saturday 31 July 1993


Bessie Long Pepper of Detroit, Mich.
Died Tuesday 21 November 1967.
Worked for more than 20 years with the George Helme Tobacco Co. while her husband was associated with Soutwestern Tobacco Co. After leaving Hopkinsville, they were associated wtih the tobacco industry in South Boston, Va. and Richmond, Va. Her husband, Frank V. Pepper, preceded her in death in 1960.
Survivors: one sister, Mrs. Lucille Jones of Detroit; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services: Friday 24 November 1967, burial in Riverside Cem.
Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Friday 24 November 1967


Elmo Pepper, 65, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Died Monday 1 September 1975 at Westside Hosp., Nashville, Tn.
Born 10 May 1910 in Christian Co., son of Lawson and Burr VanHooser Pepper.
Retired employee of the state Bureau of Highways, member of the Westwood Church of Christ.
Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Johnny Boyd of Hopkinsville; one sister, Mrs. Edith Jenkins of Hopkinsville; one brother, Hershel Pepper of Christian Co.; and one grandchild.
Services: Wednesday 3 September 1975, burial in Riverside Cemetery. Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Tuesday 2 September 1975


Frank Vernon Pepper of Richmond, Va.
Died Wednesday 27 January 1960.
Born in Christian Co., son of Frank and Cornelia Hale Pepper.
Member of the Methodist Church, veteran of World War I.
Survivors: wife, Bess Long Pepper; several cousins including, Hanson Shelton, Mrs. Dan Fourqurean, Mrs. Pete Hampton, Miss Alice Shelton and Mrs. Bernice Hurdle.
Services: Saturday 30 January 1960, burial in Riverside Cem. Fuqua Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Wednesday 17 January 1960 sday 17 January 1960


Harold E. Pepper, 61, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Died Wednesday 18 September 1968 in Jennie Stuart Hospital.
Born 25 September 1906 in Christian Co., son of Lawson and Minnie Burr Pepper.
Member of the Seventh and Cleveland Church of Christ. Retired from the Bla-Knox Steel Co in East Chicago, Ill. after 25 yrs. of service, returning to Hopkinsville in 1965.
Survivors: widow, Mildred Skimihorn Pepper; four daughters, Mrs. Frank Harwich of Edina, Minn., Mrs. Marlon Minor of Hopkinsville, Mrs. Joyce Martinez of Germany and Miss Judith Pepper of Minneapolis; four sons, William and Ronald Pepper of Hammond and Edward and David Pepper both of Hopkinsville; two brothers, Herschel and Elmo Pepper both of Hopkinsville; a sister, Mrs. Edith Jenkins of Hopkinsville; eight grandchildren.
Services: Saturday 21 September 1968, burial in Riverside Cemetery. Hughart Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Thursday 19 September 1968


Lela Bonnie Pepper, 87, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Died Friday 27 July 1990 at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home.
Born 15 Nov 1902 in Christian Co., daughter of the late Charlie Lee and Nancy Jane Johnson Pepper.
Retired cafeteria employee of the Christian County Public Schools, member of Pleasantview Baptist Church.
Survivors: one brother, Elmer Pepper of Hopkinsville.
Services: Saturday 28 July 1990, burial in Johnson Chapel Cemetery. Maddux Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Friday 27 July 1990


             CADIZ, Ky. -- Ruth Pepper, 77, Cadiz, died at
             12:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, at Trigg
             County Hospital following a brief illness.

             Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Goodwin
             Funeral Home. Burial will be in Kuttawa
             Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5 this afternoon.

             A native of Robertson County, Tenn., she was born
             May 28, 1922, the daughter of the late Edgar and
             Rosie Nell Mason Whitman. She was a waitress,
             was a member of the Widows' Club of Lyon
             County and was a member of the Hopewell Baptist
             Church. Her husband, James Edward Pepper, died
             in 1988.

             Survivors include two sons, Jerry Pepper, Wake
             Forest, N.C., James Randle Pepper, Cadiz; three
             daughters, Mrs. Glenn (Linda) Cunningham, Mrs.
             Tim (Robbie) Stallons, both of Cadiz, Rosemary
             Pepper, Paducah; two sisters, Mary Calhoun,
             Grand Rivers, Nellie Cole, Nashville, Tenn.; eight
             grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one

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