Davis Motor Sales banner ad

gfh61214MHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — James Darrell (Jim) Bethel, 78, of Greenville, Ky. passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital Emergency Department after a sudden illness. He was born on April 19, 1936 in Muhlenberg County to the late Howard and Hallie Jessup Bethel. He was a member of Second Baptist Church, and he was a longtime construction worker. He retired from Peabody Coal Company as a UMWA coal miner. He had worked at Gibraltar Coal Mines.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Bobbie Murphey.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Paula Smith Bethel of Greenville, Ky.; one son, Tim (Ginger) Bethel of Central City, Ky.; one daughter, Jamie (Rick) Hall of Greenville, Ky.; three grandchildren, Bethany (Jerry) Knight, Brett (Theresa) Hall, and Jason (Jodi) Palmer; eight great-grandchildren, Kamden, Kaylor, Tristan, Caden, Preston, Faith, Tyler, and Alyssa; one brother, Terry (Patsy) of St. Louis, Mo.; three sisters, Maudine Wolff of Elkton, Ky., Wilda Caskey of Madisonville, Ky., and Sandra (Rodney) Poe of Bowling Green, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from Second Baptist Church in Greenville by Reverend Bob Thurman with burial to follow in Woodland Cemetery in Greenville, Kentucky. Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.

Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014 at Second Baptist Church in Greenville, Ky. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.garysfuneralhome.net.

Posted on 2/2/14

Most Read This Week

February 25, 2015 7555

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 24, 2015 7374

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 22, 2015 7211

Easter Cuties Pageant in Memory of Shanice Bean

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 02, 2015 6625

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 6140

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 23, 2015 5155

Fire Departments Respond to Wester's Body Shop

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Shawn Freels

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 09, 2015

Police Pursue Man after Fight at Taco Bell

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 02, 2015 6625

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 01, 2015 1795

HCCHS Student Has Unique Eye for Art

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 01, 2015 1696

4H Penguin Plunge Draws Hundreds to Poolside

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
March 02, 2015 1510

Officers Respond to Complaint of Drug Use; Arrest…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 02, 2015 1473

HCSO, MPD Join to Bust Alleged Drug Trafficking…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 01, 2015 1284

Legislator's Log - Week of March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Brent Yonts
March 01, 2015 1263

Dave Says - March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Dave Ramsey
March 01, 2015 1238

Whitfield Meets with American Financial Services…

in General News For All Sites by Robert Hankins
March 01, 2015 1226

Libraries’ Drawing Contest Begins March 2

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Amie Waltrip
March 01, 2015 1195

Kentucky Offers Tax Credit to Small Business…

in General News For All Sites by Joe Hall