McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Thursday, July 23, 2015


   Eric James Edney Arnett, age 36, of Tompkinsville, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at his residence.
   Born June 22, 1979 in Glasgow, he was a son of Linda Grace Lollar Arnett, Tompkinsville, and the late Jerry Freeman Arnett.
   He was a car lot transport driver and was baptized in the Church of Christ.
   Survivors in addition to his mother, include one daughter Raelynn Grace Arnett, Tompkinsville; two sisters, Lisa Toms, Arkansas and Katrina Lee Frazier, Tompkinsville;  one brother Kevin Arnett, Cave City; four nieces, Jaime Arnold, Jenna Burns, Jalen Toms,  Anna Arnett,  and Lexy Freeman; and two nephews Matt Bartley and Alex Freeman.
   A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015, at 4:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt Poland at a later time. Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 Saturday, at the funeral home.

   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral fund..

Wednesday, July 22, 2015


   Stephen Douglas Grenead, 56, of Summer Shade, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at his residence.
   Born March 11, 1959, in Tompkinsville, he was a son of Sally Imogene Billingsley  Grenead, Summer Shade, and the late Namon Grenead.
   He worked in construction and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Deborah (Tony) Simmons, Glasgow and Donna (Eddie) Copas, Mt. Hermon; three brothers, Daryle Grenead, Clarksville, TN, Chris (Jodi) Grenead, Columbia, TN and Brian (Shauna) Grenead; and several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services will be Friday, July 24, 2015, at 1:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother J W Greanead officiating. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 3:00-8:00 and on Friday after 7:00 until time of services.

   Memorials may be made to the funeral fund.   

Saturday, July 4, 2015


   James Stanley Capps, age 90, of Summer Shade, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton, Ky.
   Born January 9, 1925 in Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Jim and Florence Riley Capps and the husband of Ruth Smith Capps, who survives.
   He retired from Louisville Water Co. and of the Methodist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two sons, Steve (Glenda) Capps, and Phillip (Rachel) Capps, both of Shepherdsville, KY; one sister, Sylvia Riddle, Louisville; one brother, Hayden Capps, Leitchfield, Ky; five grandchildren, Nathan (Mindy) Capps, Kelsey (Jason) Walls, Travis (Jennifer) Howlett, Tanner (Bessie) Capps, and James Trevor Capps; and seven great grandchildren.
   He was preceded in death besides his parents, by six brothers, Henry, Jerri, Clelan, Rayman, Martin, and Jim and six sisters, Frances, Minnie, Pollie, Gertrude, Bettie and Florence.
   Funeral services will be held Monday, July 6, 2015, at 3:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Meryl Young and Brother Joe Wilcoxson officiating and burial to follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will begin Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm and on Monday after 7:00 am until time of services.
   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Beaumont Cemetery or the Summer Shade Fire Department.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015


   Larry Thomas Ketchem, age 66, of Powell, TN, died on Monday, June 29, 2015 in Oak Ridge, TN.
   Born October 4, 1948 in Knoxville, TN   he was the son of the late Charlie Thomas Ketchem and Reba Beeler Payne.
 He was an Electrical Technician.
  He is survived by two sisters, Judy Wade, Harriman, TN and Brenda Thompson, Oak Ridge, TN.a special long time friend Betty Welsh and locally by his aunt Hazel Ketchem.
  He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister.

   Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 2, 2015, at 11:00 AM at the Hiseville Cemetery.