McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Martha Rowena Hood

Martha Rowena Hill Hood, age 88 of Edmonton died April 29, 2015 at the Metcalfe County Health Care in Edmonton.
Born October 10, 1926 in Edmonton, she was a daughter of the late Hugh Thomas and Ann Lisa Stephens Hill.
She is survived by her caregiver Charlotte (Tim) Sparks as well as special friends Maxie and Gracie Harper, Joetta Bishop and Belinda Turner.
In addition to her parents, she was preceeded in death by her husband Mitchell Hood, one brother Carlos Hill, one infant brother and one infant sister.
Funeral services will be Friday May 1, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro. Maxie Harper officiating. Burial will follow in the Union #2 cemetery. Visitation will begin Friday May 1, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home and continue until the funeral time of 2:00.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Edith M. Wilson

   Edith M Fletcher Wilson, age 77 of Edmonton died April 22, 2015 at the T J Samson hospital.
   She was born January 21, 1938 in Beaumont Ky. to the late Raymond Thomas and Alice Grace Estes Fletcher and was a homemaker.
   She is survived by one sister Mary Nell (Freddie) Wilson of Edmonton and one brother Ray Fletcher of Edmonton as well as several nieces and nephews.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceeded in death by her husband Mervin Wilson and one brother Clyde Fletcher.
   Funeral services will be Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Basil Wilson cemetery. Visitation will begin Friday, April 24 at 10:00 A.M. until funeral time.

   Memorials are suggested to the Basil Wilson cemetery or the Summer Shade Fire Dept. and can be left at the funeral home.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Douglas Earl ( Doug) Taylor

   Douglas “Doug” Earl Taylor, age 73, of Glasgow, passed from this life on April 8, 2015, in the comfort of his home, with his wife and children at his side.
   Born July 2, 1941 in Barren County, he was a son of the late Archie and Hazel Cary Taylor and the husband of Brenda Nichols Taylor. They were married 48 years.
   Doug was retired from Wal-Mart’s Private Fleet and a long haul truck driver of 50 years.
   He was the father of three children, Cynthia “Cindy” Corbin, Tompkinsville, Rochelle (Shad) Wood, Glasgow, and Michael Taylor and fiancĂ© Brittany Billingsley, Glasgow; Pa of five grandchildren, Jesse Frank Shirley, John Taylor Shirley, Trevor Wood, Shadda Wood, and Jameson Corbin; one sister, Janice Akin, Yuma, AZ;  four brothers, Jimmie Taylor, Glasgow, Donald Taylor, Eighty-Eight, Wilson “Bee” Taylor, Summer Shade and Larry “Joe” Taylor of Glasgow;  and his beloved Labrador, Axel.
   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Gay Bernice Taylor.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 12:00 noon at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, April 10, 2015, from 2:00 – 8:00 PM, and on Saturday after 7:00 AM until time of services.

Saturday, April 18, 2015


   Dennis Craig Smith, age 62, of Summer Shade, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.
   Born September 11, 1952 in New York, New York, he was a son of Rufus Craige Smith, who survives, and the late Thelma Jane Weaver Smith and the husband of Thanida  Jansaengchot Smith, who also survives.
   He was an Automotive Repair Technician and a Navy veteran.
   Survivors, in addition to his wife and father, include one daughter, Jane (Casey) Hendrickson, Edmonton; one step daughter, Ueakarn Jansaengchot, Summer Shade; one son, Dennis Smith, Summer Shade; two sisters, Pat Sawyer, AZ, and Sue Roma, New Jersey; and two grandchildren, Vincent and Jasmine Hendrickson.
    In addition to his mother, he was alson preceeded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children Nancy Smith.
   Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, burial will follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 21, 2015 beginning at 10:00 AM and continue until time of services.