McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, September 27, 2010

Joe Alan Taylor

Joe Alan Taylor, age 62 of  the Eighty Eight Community, died Monday, September 27 at the T J Samson Community. He was the son of the late Argie and Joe Bray Taylor and was retired as  Personnel Administrator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He  was of the Bapatist Faith.
He is survived by his wife,Lola Jennings Taylor;  one daughter, Felicia Geraci and husband,Scott of Glasgow; one grandson, Nicolas Taylor Geraci; sister-in-law, Linda Welch and husband, Jimmy of Glasgow;  niece,Jennifer Vaughn and great niece,Kaitlynn Vaughn.
Funeral services will be Wednesday,September 29 at2:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro Timmy Adams officiating.  Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery.
Visitation will begin Tuesday, September,28, at 12:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Alternate expressions may be made to BRAWA.

Thursday, September 16, 2010


Myra  Gail Whitlow Rowlett, age 64 of Summer Shade, died  Thursday, September 16 at Hospice of Southern Kentucky.  She was a daughter of the late Robert and Helen Mackey Whitlow.  She was a member of the Summer Shade Baptist Church and the Summer Shade Fire Dept.
She is survived by her husband, Dale Rowlett, two daughters, Myra (Greg) Dubree of Summer Shade and Teresa (Donnie ) Gray of Carrolton, Ky; one son, Jeff(Ann) Rowlett of Edmonton; onesister, Carol June McMurtrey of Summer Shade; eight grandchildren,Jordan (Peanut ) Dubree, Tyler Dubree,Nathan (Sabrina) Rowlett of Edmonton,Marissa Rowlett, Gregory Carlton, Amber Rowlett, Damien Mikel and Bailey McClure;  four great grandchildren, Trevin Girdler, Brayton Girdler, Logan Carlton and Brianna Carlton.
Funeral services will be Sunday, September, 19 at 2:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will begin Saturday, September 18 at 12:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Fire Dept., Pleasant Hill Cemetery or Hospice of Southern Kentucky.                                 

Wednesday, September 15, 2010


Freeman  Mitchell Branham,age 74of Summer Shade, died  Tuesdy, September 14 at H:ospice of Southern Ky in Bowling Green.  He wasason of the late Joe Bill and Delma Emberton Branham  and was a self employed carpenter.  He was of the Baptist Faith and was a Veteran of the US Army.
He is survived by his children, Becky Dubree, Greg and Tammy Branham and his ex-wife and life long love, Anne Welsh all of Summer Shade;   four granddaughters, April (Alex) BrownTerran Pedigo, Candice and Hallie Branham;  two sisters, Besssie Holmes of Glasgow and Emogene Faith of Louisville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters, Joe, Jesse and Magdaline who died in infancy, Pauline Hurt,Charles Branham, Lola Bell Bacon, Wilma Pickerell and Mildred Perkins.
He had 8 years total in the U S Army and Army Reserve, was honorably discharged at the rank of Staff Sergeant and was very proud to have "soldiered" for his country. He was a masgter carpenter with a career spanning over 50 years and built countless homes and buildings all over this aea and took great pride in his  work.  A loving husband and father, favorite uncle to many nieces and nephews, "Pa" to his grandchildren, a good friend and neighbor to countless others, an honest and decent man who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Funeral serv ices will be Friday,September 17 at 2:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Thursday, September 16 at 2:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Saturday, September 4, 2010


Daniel  I. Page, Sr. age 65 of Glasgow, died Friday, September 3, 2010 at the TJ Samson Community Hospital.  He was a son of the late Layton and Myrtle Froedge Page.
He is survived by three daughters, Sheila (Richard) Boes of Oregon, OH, Theresa (Jeff) Oterson and Pamela Akers both of Toledo, OH; two sons, Daniel Page Jr of Walbridge, OH, Gary (Susan) Page of Toleda, OH;  six sisters, Rachel (Alton) Ferguson, Debbie Patterson, Ruth (Edward) Vibbert, Sandra (Eddie) Smith, all of Tompkinsville, KY, Patty (Ron) Schreckenghost, of Gallatin, TN, Connie (Marty) Huffman, of Glasgow, KY; four brothers, James E. (Noma) Page of Cave City, KY, Darrell Page of Swanton, OH, John (Patricia) Kettwig, of Toledo, OH, Wendell Page of Tompkinsville, KY, eleven grandchildren and two great-granchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Page.
Funeral service will be Monday, September 6, 2010 @ 1:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial in the Summer Shade Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 am until funeral time.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Alma Jean Goode

Alma Jean Goode,age 80 of Summer Shade, died Thusday, Sept. 2, at the T J Samson Community Hosital. She was a daughter of the late Taft and Mahala Gilley Bray. She was a member of the Dripping Springs
Baptist Church.
She is survived by one son, Tim(Margaret) Goode of Summer Shade;  two grandchildren, David and Mehaley Goode;  three sisters,Wandalene Page of Edmonton, Brenda Sue (Marvin) Devore of Edmonton and Gayle (Larry)Jessie of Summer Shade;  one brother,Kenneth Bray of Edmonton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Goode and one brother, Gerald Bray.
Funeral services will b e Saturday, Sept. 4 at 1:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey FuneralHome with burial to follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery.
Visitation will  begin Friday, Sept.3 at 1:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home.