POWDERLY, KY - James Robert Jett, 82, of Powderly, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Owensboro Medical Health System.

He was born on September 23, 1929 in West Virginia, was a retired coal miner, and a member of the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, and a U. S. Army Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Audrey Faye Jett and a daughter, Sherry Whitaker.

Survivors include his wife, Ida Jean Durham Jett of Powderly, daughters, Vickie(Ronnie)Shelton of Broughton, IL and Michelle(Robert)Piper of Powderly, grandchildren, Jennifer(Tim)Morgan of Powderly and Jayme Brewer of Dunmor, great grandchild, Seth Morgan of Powderly, son in law, Oscar Whitaker of Powderly, step son, Jack Ford of Chicago, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, conducted by Rev. Cody Crowell with burial in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Powderly. Visitation will be after 5:00 PM, Monday and after 8:00 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online expressions of condolence can be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com

Posted on 2/2/14

Most Read This Week

April 23, 2015 7733

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 4985

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4319

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 22, 2015 4046

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 22,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 22, 2015 3969

Madisonville Man Accused of Domestic Violence/Rape

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 12643

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8876

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 26, 2015 987

New Drug Helps Farmer with Parkinson's Return to…

by Laura Dawahare
April 26, 2015 604

White Plains Civil War Festival Provides Learning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 26, 2015 524

Spring Lawn, Garden Fair Participants Learn from…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 26, 2015 512

College of Education Alum's Studies, Experience…

by Amanda Nelson
April 26, 2015 486

Legislator's Log - Week of April 26, 2015

by Brent Yonts
April 26, 2015 485

Dave Says - April 26, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
April 26, 2015 470

Mother's Day Buffet Planned at State Parks May 10

by Gil Lawson
April 26, 2015 445

Outdoor Truths - April 26, 2015

by Gary Miller
April 27, 2015 439

Mustangs Lose to Ohio County via Shutout

by Steve LeMaster
April 26, 2015 337

Dawson Springs Mule, Draft Horse Days Come to a…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News