McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Saturday, September 6, 2014


  Maxine Hurt Garmon, age 88, of Edmonton, died September 5, 2014 at T J Samson Hospital.
  She was born November 14, 1925. She was the daughter of Pascal and Emma Shive Hurt.
  She married James S. Garmon, August 19, 1945 at the home of Rev. Lucian Romines. James preceded her in death, March 18, 2004.
  She is survived by three sons, Ted Garmon (special friend, Janis Davis), Glasgow, Jimmy W. Garmon, Summer Shade, and Jerry Mac Garmon, Edmonton; four grandsons, T. J. Garmon, Owensboro, Wayne (Sheila) Garmon, Glasgow, Jason Garmon, Glasgow, and Chase Garmon, Edmonton; four great grandchildren Hayley and Nicholos Garmon, Owensboro, and Kristen and Lindsy Garmon, Glasgow; one brother Billy Hurt (Sue), Summer Shade; one aunt, Delphia Coffey, Glasgow and several nieces and nephews.
  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one half sister, Wilma Parke, one brother, Edward Hurt, and one sister, Cora Jennings.
  She was a member of Beaumont United Methodist Church and was active until her health failed.
   Maxine lived a long and full life. She was a loving and caring wife and mother. She was a farm wife, and employee of Topps Mfg., 10 years, and Sorenson for 14 years, where she retired in 1982. She was employed by Home Care as a respite worker for 18 years. She worked in 25 homes and loved and thought of them as family. She resigned in 1998 to care for her husband, who was battling Alzheimer’s. She lovingly cared for him 6 years, until his death in 2004.

   Funeral services will be Monday, September 8, 2014, at 1:00 PM at the Beaumont Methodist Church with Bro Joe Wilcoxson officiating, burial will follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will begin Sunday, September 7, 2014, at 12:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, and continue Monday from 7 until 10:30 at the funeral home and from 11 until time of services at the church.
   Memorials are suggested to the Beaumont Cemetery and can be left or sent to the funeral home.

Monday, September 1, 2014


   Ervin Junior Blythe, age 53, of Beaumont, passed away at his home Sunday, August 31, 2014.
   He was born in Metcalfe County, June 8, 1961, a son of the late Junior Radford and Ruby Page Blythe.  He was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith.
  He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Diane Gross Blythe; two daughters Melissa (Matthew) Shaw, Glasgow and Kayla (Marty) Bryant, Hardyville; four brothers, Roy (Deborah) Blythe, Edmonton, Kelly Blythe, Beaumont, Kenneth Blythe, Beaumont, and James (Karen) Blythe, Beaumont;  two sisters, Betty (Neddie) Whitlow, Beaumont, and Bonnie (Larry) Willis, Marrowbone; one grandchild, Kenna Briar Shaw; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews, and friends.
   Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 1:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro. William Pennington officiating.  Burial will follow in the Lone Star Cemetery. Visitation will begin Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the funeral home and continue Wednesday, until time of services.
   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help with funeral expenses.