Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Wilma Alice (Gardner) Pace, age 92, of Hardin

 

flower03MURRAY, KY - Wilma Alice (Gardner) Pace, age 92, of Hardin, passed away on January 3, 2012 at Spring Creek Nursing Home in Murray, KY.

Mrs. Pace was a lifelong resident of Hardin and a member of the Hardin Church of Christ. She was a graduate of the 1940 class of Murray State Teachers College. She began her teaching career in Crofton, KY. In 1946 she joined the Marshall County School System teaching in the 5th, 6th, and 7th grades. In 1958 she moved to South Marshall High School/Junior High School until her retirement in 1982. The teaching profession was her life. She loved teaching and she loved her students.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Dwight Bernard Pace, her parents, William Henry Gardner and Nannie Alice (Cress) Gardner and her brother, William Cress Gardner.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn (Pace) Johnson and son-in-law, Douglas Einar Johnson of Hardin, KY., son, Douglas Dwight Pace of Washington DC; former daughter-in-law, Marky Goetz Goodpasture Pace of Nashville, TN, sister-in-law, Janice (Pace) Miller, brother-in-law Ron of Bonita Springs, FL; granddaughters, Annette Carolyn Hand and husband, Charles of Cincinnati, OH, Lauren Elizabeth Goetz Pace of Houston, TX, and Amanda Caroline Goetz Pace of Nashville, TN. Great grandchildren, Brennan Douglas Hand, Sophie Caroline Hand and Savannah Violet Buckingham.

Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY

Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.

Kent Sutherland and Charley Bazzell will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Pace Cemetery, Hardin, KY.

Friends may visit with the family between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012 at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to an organization of their choice or to the Eastern European Mission -since 1961, EEM has been providing Bibles and Biblical literature in the languages of the nations of Eastern Europe - EEM, P.O. Box 670982, Dallas, TX 75367-0928.

In Other News...

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Area Hospital

LONE OAK, Ky. (4/18/14) - At around 12 p.m. Friday, deputies at the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department were… Read More

MPD Arrests Juveniles for Reason Rash of Arsons

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/19/14) — Detectives with the Madisonville Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit placed… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

April 16, 2014 19680

UPDATE- Sheriff's Office Following Leads…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter
April 17, 2014 4443

KSP Nabs St. Charles Man Wanted by U.S.…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 16, 2014 3320

Sheriff's Deputies Nab Central City…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
April 17, 2014 3099

Meet The Hopkins County Magistrate…

in News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 16, 2014 1863

Rand Paul - 'We Need a New President'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

April 17, 2014 4443

KSP Nabs St. Charles Man Wanted by U.S.…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 18, 2014 1188

Talking Teen Trashed Telephone Pole,…

in Top Stories by MPD
April 18, 2014 948

Earlington Traffic Stop Results in Meth…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 19, 2014 847

Fifth Third on Main Street Comes Down

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 17, 2014 766

Center Street-Island Ford Connector in…

in Top Stories by Rebecca Hanchett

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

April 16, 2014 1145

New Home Health Care Opens in Owensboro

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
April 18, 2014 1092

Daviess County School Board Hears…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
April 18, 2014 1033

One Arrested, Another Injured in Single…

in News by J.D. Marksberry
April 16, 2014 899

DCPS to Celebrate National Volunteer Week

in News by Lora Wimsatt
April 17, 2014 316

Owensboro Public Works Declares 'War on…

in Top Stories by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

April 16, 2014 3320

Sheriff's Deputies Nab Central City…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
April 16, 2014 1520

South Carrollton Woman Injured in Head-on…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 17, 2014 1478

Bremen Man Charged for Possession of…

in Top Stories by Muhlenberg Sheriff Curtis McGehee
April 16, 2014 1332

Three Injured in Kentucky 70 Collision

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 17, 2014 1314

Watson Family Tragedy Inspires Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03