McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Carol June (Whitlow) McMurtrey

  Carol June McMurtrey, age 75, of Summer Shade, died June 28, 2014 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green.
  She was born August 25, 1938 to the late Robert and Helen Mackey Whitlow, and was the widow of the late Kenneth McMurtrey. They were married March 18, 1955.
  She was a homemaker, loving mother and grandmother,  and a member of the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church.
  She is survived by six daughters, Charlotte (Rick) Fields, Summer Shade, Teresa (Jeff) Welsh, Temple Hill, Janet (Mitchell) Pedigo, Summer Shade, Chris (Benny) Lile, Center,
Rhonda (Wayne) Lockwood, Elizabethtown, and Robin McMurtrey, Summer Shade; five grandchildren, Adam (Heather) Welsh, Tara Pedigo, Cameron and Casey Lile, and Allan Lockwood; one brother in law, Dale Rowlett, and 2 sister in laws, Joan Whitlow, and Carol Ann McMurtrey.
   She was also preceded in death by one sister, Myra Gail Rowlett and one brother Robert Norris Whitlow.
   Funeral services will be Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 1:00 at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Larry Cooksey, officiating, burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Monday, June 30, 2014 at 4:00 Central Time, continuing Tuesday, and Wednesday until time of services.

   Memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Fire Department or the charity of your choice.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Donald Ray (Donnie) Priddy

Donald Ray (Donnie) Priddy, age 66 of Glasgow (formerly of Upton) died June 23, 2014 at his residence.
He was born in Upton, Ky. on March 1, 1948 to the late Dora Rosevelt and Alma Riggs Priddy.
He was an Army Veteran having served in Vietnam and worked at G.E. in Louisville afterwards.
He is survived by his wife Carolyn Priddy, two sons Chris Priddy of Upton and Donnie Priddy, Jr. of Elizabethtown, two step daughters, Shelly (Bobby) Flood of Glasgow and Elgenia (Todd) Hastings of Woodlawn, Tn., six sisters, Ada Sanders of Radcliff and Opal Miller, Maurie Hynes, Catherin Oloughlin, Francis Growemeyer and Dorothy Lawison all of Louisville and two brothers, Harold Priddy of Elizabethtown of and Russell (Melva) Priddy of Louisville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by two brothers Hoover and James Priddy and one sister in law Belva Priddy.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. central standard time at the Summer Shade Cemetery with burial to follow. Viewing will be Wednesday from 8:00 until 1:00 at the McMurtrey Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the Summer Shade Fire Department and can be sent to:
McMurtrey Funeral Home
2232 Summer Shade Road
Summer Shade, Ky. 42166

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Herbert (Herb) Evan Branham

  Herbert (Herb) Evan Branham, age 81, of Summer Shade, died June 11, 2014, at the Monroe County Medical Center.
  He was the son of the late Mollie Vibbert and Thomas Evan Branham, born in Dubre, Kentucky, October 20, 1932. He is survived by his wife, of 62 years, Ruby Turner Branham. They were married April 12, 1952.
  He worked at Mallorys 29 years, and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
  He is also survived by 3 daughters, Marilyn Page, Summer Shade, Debbie (Jimmy) Coe, Tompkinsville, and Donna Branham, Summer Shade; one sister, Iva Shaw, Greenwood, Indiana; five grandchildren, Craig Bunch, Summer Shade, Cliff Bunch, Glasgow, Justin Bunch, Tompkinsville, Nina Bunch, Tompkinsville, and Nikki Grider, Summer Shade; and seven great grandchildren, Kendall, Kaitlyn, Sabashtyn, Jackson, Jenna Fay, Damiann, and Landen; and a special family member, Jon Washer.
  He was preceded in death, by his parents, one sister, Inell Luttrell and five infant brothers and sisters.
  Funeral services will be Sunday, June 15, 2014, at 1:30 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry Bean, officiating, with burial to follow in the Franklin Cemetery in Cumberland County. Visitation will be Friday, June 13, at 3:00 PM, Saturday, June 14, and Sunday until time of the service.
  Memorials are suggested to the Franklin Cemetery.

Charles Edwin Riordan


  Charles Edwin Riordan, age 81, of Louisville, Kentucky, died June 9, 2014 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
  He was born June 24, 1932 at Horse Cave, Kentucky to the late Eddie and Ada Perkins Riordan and the husband of the late Laquinta Shive Riordan.
  He was retired from General Electric and he  was an army veteran of the Korean War.
  Survivors include, one daughter Donna (Garry) Montgomery, Indianapolis, Indiana and one son Terry Riordan, Louisville, Kentucky; one brother James White, Elizabethtown; two grandchildren, Scott Riordan, Louisville and Thomas Riordan, Henryville, Indiana; and four great grandchildren, Noah, Levi, Ethan and Lane.

   Funeral services will be Friday, June 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of services at the funeral home.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Lindell Dale Edwards

  Lindell Dale Edwards, age 60, of Elkhorn, Kentucky, formerly of Center, Kentucky,  passed away June l, 2004, at Pikeville Medical Center. He was the son of the late Raymond and Kathleen Kelly Edwards.
   He is survived by one sister, Lisa (Jeff) Hunt and one brother Richard Edwards.
   Private funeral services will be held later, with burial in the Jeffries Cemetery.

  To my wonderful brother, who had the most infectious smile and laugh. To the person I always looked up to for your strength and determination to go forward in this life. I will miss you forever.