McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Sunday, October 18, 2015


   Iner Edwards Jones, age 89, of Mt. Hermon, died October 17, 2015, at T J Samson Hospital.
   Born March 8, 1926 in Monroe County, he was a son of the late Raymond Coy and Vergie Richey Jones.
   He was a mechanic, a Christian, and a veteran of the Army.
   Survivors include Terry (Edna) Jones, Glasgow, and George (Joann) Jones, Tompkinsville; six brothers, Demas, Clifton, Ralph, Cecil, Danny, and Royce Jones; three grandchildren, Tiffany and Mallory Jones, and Michael Shane Smith; and two great grandchildren Camden Vest and Kaylee Smith.
   He was preceded in death besides his parents, by one brother, Veachel Jones and one sister, Avis Hood.
   Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Military rites will be performed by the DAV of Glasgow. Visitation will be Monday, October 19, 2015 from 2:00-8:00 and after 7:00 AM on Tuesday,  until time of services.

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

Monday, October 12, 2015


   Hazel Virginia Shaw Huckelby, age 85, of Dubre, died October 11, 2015, at Monroe County Medical Center.
   Born June 22, 1930 in Metcalfe County, she was a daughter of the late George Harrison and Bessie Franklin Shaw.
   She worked at Hanmacher and Osh Gosh B Gosh. She was a member of the Missionary Mound Baptist Church.
   Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn (Rondall) Garmon, Dubre; two grandsons, Randy (Angela) Garmon, Tompkinsville, and Craig Garmon, Dubre; two great grandchildren, Cameron and Hailee Garmon; and her care giver, Libby McIntosh.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Wilma Jean Garmon, and the father of her daughter, Preston (Pete) Huckelby.

   Funeral services will be Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 1:00 PM at the Missionary Mound Baptist Church, with Brother Dale Copas officiating. Burial will follow in the Marrowbone Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday 14, 2015, at 2:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Thursday, October 15, 2015 after 7:00 AM until 11 at the funeral home and at the Missionary Mound Baptist Church at 12:00 PM until time of services.

Saturday, October 10, 2015


   Patricia (Pat) Eleanor Jones Jester, age 70, of Glasgow, died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at her residence.
   Born December 12, 1944, in Summer Shade, she was a daughter of Lillian Trailer Lewis, Tompkinsville, who survives, and the late Wayne Jones.
   She was a housewife and ran a Glasgow Daily Times paper route for 20 years.
   Survivors in addition to her mother, include her companion of 35 years David Chapman; one daughter, Jeanette Van Auken, Lafayette, IN; one son, John (Roma Lynn)Whitlow, Lafayette, IN; three step daughters, Robin Roberts, AZ, Rita Stephens, Ft. Wayne, IN, and Rhonda Chiddester, Angola, IN; one brother, Leroy Jennings, Tompkinsville;  four grandchildren, Isaiah Van Auken, Jennifer Rose Whitlock,  Johnna Whitlock, and Judy Ruth Whitlock; eight step grand children; two great grandchildren and one step great grand child.
   She was preceded in death by her father, two sons, Michael Anthony Jester and Terry Holden Jester and one brother Darrell Jones.
   Funeral services will be Monday, October 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, October 11, 2015,  from 2:00-7:00 PM, and on Monday after 7 until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Beaumont Cemetery