Wardelle G. Harvey More than 300 People Attend Memorial for Paducah Civil Rights Leader By Lance Dennee • Jul 15, 2014 Lance Dennee More than three hundred family, friends and community members gathered last night to remember the life of the Rev. Dr. W.G. Harvey at the church he founded, New Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church in Paducah. Western Kentucky Loses Civil Rights Trailblazer By Allison Crawford • Jul 10, 2014 New Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church Paducah has lost a formative civil rights activist and its first black City Commissioner. Reverend Wardelle G. Harvey died the Tuesday evening at the age of 88.