McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Saturday, February 28, 2015


Dempsey Anderson, age 80, of Summer Shade, died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at NHC Health Care in Glasgow.
   Born August 28, 1934 in Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Mildred Anderson and Alvis Anderson. He was the husband of Ruby C White Anderson who survives. They were married February 24, 1973.
   He was retired from Caring Spinning Co. and of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his wife, include six step daughters; one brother, Jimmy Douglas Anderson; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
   He was preceded in death by one step daughter, Helen Faye Jennings and one sister Phyllis Gilbert. 
   Funeral services will be Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Mark Parks officiating, burial will follow in the Leslie Cemetery. Visitation will begin Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 3:00 PM and after seven on Monday until time of services.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Ray Allen Brewster

   Ray Allen Brewster, age 91, of Summer Shade, died Monday, February 9, 2015, at NHC Healthcare, Glasgow.
   Born April 12, 1923 in Burkesville, Ky., he was a son of the late Andy and Nannie Westmoreland Brewster and the husband of Betty Baker Brewster, who survives. They were married 68 years.
   He was a farmer, of the Baptist faith, and a World War II veteran of the Navy.
   He is survived by one granddaughter, Shannon (John) Key, Summer Shade; two great grandchildren, Luke and Corbyn Key; and one daughter in law, Lela Shaw Brewster.
   He was preceded in death by two sons, Phillip Dale and infant son Roger Brewster; six brothers, Thomas, Albert, Bill, Otis, Claude, and Roy Brewster; and one sister Florence Dicken.
   Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 1:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Bro Mark Parks, officiating, and burial to follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at 12:00 AM until 8:00 PM and continue Wednesday morning after 7:00 AM until time of services.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Fire Department.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Varessa Miller Johnson

Vanessa Miller Johnson, age 37 of Camden Arkansas died February 4, 2015 at her home.
She was born March 15, 1977 in Glasgow to Mitchell Miller and Julie Jennings Miller Vaughn who survive.
In addition to her parents she is survived by one daughter Kierra Moore of Camden and by her maternal grandparents Billy Joe and Janice Jennings and paternal grandfather Cletus Miller.
She was preceeded in death by her paternal grandmother Francis Miller.

A celebration of her life will be held Sunday February 8, 2015 from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. at the Brotherhood Freewill Baptist Church in Glasgow, Ky.