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“I was sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Please know Gail & Donna you will be in my prayers & thoughts. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Joan McClellan - Powderly, KY

“So sorry for your loss. Times like this there are no words to say. In your time of sorrows & grief just recall all your good & loving times. GOD...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: DAVID ADLER - BROWNSBURG, IN

“Gail & Family,I am so sorry of your loss. Please know that you & your family will be in my thoughts & prayers. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Linda Meredith-Cecil - Owensborl, KY

“So very sorry for your loss,,I remember him more from when I was growing up,,he was always such a sweet pleasant man,,one of the good ones ”
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CENTRAL CITY- Lewis Emanuel Mayhugh, age 91, of Central City, Kentucky made a peaceful passage on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at his home. Emanuel was born in Muhlenberg County on February 20, 1929. He was the son of James Louis Mayhugh and Audrey Corley Mayhugh and was a member of Martwick Baptist Church. Emanuel graduated from Drakesboro High School and served his country in the Korean War. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Ceralvo. Emanuel worked several careers including farming and being an electrician. He enjoyed the satisfaction of a job well done. Emanuel and his wife of 66 years, Rita Jo, grew vegetables and flowers, raised two daughters, and cherished their family and friends. Emanuel was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Jo Sheffield Mayhugh, his parents, his brother William Nathaniel Mayhugh, and grandson Jarrod Blake Vincent.

He is survived by his daughters Donna (Steve) Vincent of Graham and Gail (Jim) Johnson of Bremen. Grandchildren include Tara (Jason) Whitmer of Graham, Clay Vincent of Graham, Ashley (Greg) Poore of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Leah (Shane) Kirkpatrick of Central City, Jarrod (Ashleigh) Johnson of Greenville, and Jenna (Chris) McGee of Central City. Great grandchildren include Cole Vincent of Graham, Bristol Vincent of Graham, Rossi Whitmer of Graham, Landry Johnson of Greenville, Jack Johnson of Greenville, Morgan (Ashley) Thompson of Greenville, Aaron (Kirsten) Poore of Bowling Green, Madison (Mason) Schnadinger of Greenville. Three great-great grandchildren include Ellie Thompson, Aubrie Thompson, and Brooks Thompson all of Greenville.

Funeral services will be held for family and close friends at Martwick Baptist Church in Central City, KY on Monday, March 16 at 12:00 PM with Rev. Matt McIntosh officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City. In lieu of flowers donations to Western Kentucky Hospice in Owensboro or Martwick Baptist Church are appreciated. Because of concern for the health of our community, we've opted for a small service in his honor. We feel and appreciate your love and prayers at this difficult time.