McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, February 24, 2014


Nancy Russell Cheatham Kelly ,age 81 of Eighty Eight, died Sunday night, Feb. 23, 2014 at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow. She was a daughter of the late James and Annie Elliot Cheatham and a retired bookkeeper for the petroleum industry. She attended the Beech Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by one sister, Rebecca Cary of London,Ky; one nephew, James Cary and four nieces, Kay Bill, Nancy Shipcott, Becky Walters and Helen Roberts.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Marvin Smith and Edward Kelley, two brothers Robert and James Ray Cheatham and one sister, Anna Beth Yarborough.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 27 at 2:00 at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro. Berlon Roy officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 27 from 11:00 A.M. until funeral time at 2:00 P.M.
Memorials are suggested to DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow and can be left at the funeral home

Thursday, February 6, 2014


Charles William Forrest, age 78 of Columbia, Ky. went home to be with the Lord early Friday evening on January 31, 2014, following a long illness.  He passed quietly while resting at home in Hinton, WV.
He was born August 3, 1935, in Willow Shade, Ky, the son of the late Edgar W. and Lora T. Martin Forrest.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, having served a tour in Germany as a truck driver and cook during the l950's.  Charles then worked as a self employed carpenter throughout the rest of his life.  He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, companion and brother who enjoyed reading his KIV 16ll AV Bible.
Survivors include his companion, Rheeda Foose of Hinton, WV;  one son Charles(Chuck) S. Forrest of Milton,Fla;  two daughters, Rebecca Ballard and her husband, Nick of Kansas City, Ks and Diana R. Forrest of Tallahassee, Fl;  one step daughter Connie Crews of Hinton, WV;  one sister, Rose Mary Snively of Crawfordsville, In;  five brothers, Eddie Forrest Plainfield, In, Danny Forrest and his wife, Phyllis of Il.  Dennis Forrest and his wife, Cora of Crawfordsville, In  Terry Forrest and his wife, Lana of Jacksonville Fl;  Calvin Forrest of Crawordsville, In eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Livengood..
Graveside services will be organized by the McMurtrey Funeral Home Hwy 90 (East), Summer Shade, Ky.


Leslie Alvin Schoepflin, Jr., age 34 of Summer Shade, died Thursday, February,06. 2014 at the T J Samson Community Hospital. He was a native of New York and was an employee of Southern Collision.  He was a son of Leslie Alvin and Tina Justine Parks Schoepflin of Summer Shade. He was
of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Joeleana (Jo) Schoepflin;  One son Jemario Schoepflin;  three brothers,  Shannon Lee Gould and Leif Allison Schoepflin both of N. Y. and Lyle Ashley Schoepflin of Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by a son, Alvin Schoepflin.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 8 at 3:00 P M at the Mt. Union Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Fishback officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be at 12:00 P M Saturday until funeral time at 3:00 P M at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Fire Dept.or the Mt. Union Baptist Church.
McMurtrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.