McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Wednesday, September 23, 2015


   James Thomas Anderson, age 50, of Marrowbone, died September 22, 2015, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.
    Born May 31, 1965 in Burkesville, he was a son of the late Floyd Thomas Anderson and Bronda Jewell Gearlds Anderson, who survives.
    Survivors in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Sherry (Junior) Perdue, Burkesville and Beth Anderson, Marrowbone and one brother Jesse Gid Anderson, Glasgow.
    He was preceded in death besides his father, by one sister Sheila Short, and his grandparents Claudie and Lydia Gearlds and Gid and Emma Anderson.

    Funeral services will be Friday, September 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Joe Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 1:00 until 8:00 and on Friday after 7:00 until time of services.

Monday, September 21, 2015

David Sterne Donovan

David Sterne Donovan, age 86 of Burkesville died September 12, 2015 at the Cumberland County Hospital.
There will be no local services as cremation was chosen.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

John Maxwell Forbis

John Maxwell Forbis, age 62 of Summer Shade, died Tuesday September 15, 2015 at the T J Samson hospital in Glasgow of natural causes.
Born in Barren County and he was a son to the late Stanley and Virginia (Riley) Forbis.  He attended Western Ky. University and was a retired farmer.
He is survived by one brother Dr. Frank (Marilyn) Forbis of Hopkinsville, one niece Amy Lynn(Jason) Wilson and two great nieces Jacey and Jamie Wilson and cousins Roger, Jason and Tommy Forbis.
In addition to his parents he was preceeded in death by one brother Henry Forbis and a cousin Kenny Forbis.
Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at 10:00 A. M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade with Bro. Mark Parks officiating. Burial will follow in the White cemetery in Sulphur Lick.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 4 – 7 P.M. and on Friday from 7:00 A.M. until the funeral at 10: 00 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Barren River Animal Welfare Association, P.O. box 171; Glasgow, Ky. 42142

Thursday, September 10, 2015


   Rollin Depp Harbison, age 97, of Summer Shade, died Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at Metcalfe County Health Care.
   Born October 7, 1917 in Summer Shade, KY, he was a son of the late Edgar and Laura Depp Harbison. He was the husband of the late Willie Lee Harbison.
   He was a farmer and a member of the Summer Shade Christian Church.
   Survivors include two sons, Eddie (Patty) Harbison, Summer Shade and Danny ( Pat Morris) Harbison, Summer Shade; three grandchildren, Chris (Kelly) Harbison,  Edmonton and Savannah Howell, Summer Shade; one step grand child, Shelly Mc Intyre, Summer Shade;  three great grandchildren, Carter Harbison, Maddie Harbison, and Cheyenne Howell; two step great grandchildren, Lucas McIntyre and Sierra Garmon; and one niece Betty Jean Carey,  and one nephew Steve Harbison.
   He was preceded in death besides his parents, and wife by one brother Richard Harbison.
   Funeral services will be Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Summer Shade Christian Church, with Brother Bob Priest and David Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Friday, September 11, 2015, at 4:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Saturday after 7:00 am at the funeral home and after 10:00 at the Summer Shade Christian Church until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Summer Shade Christian Church.