McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Helen Parrish Johnson



   Helen Parrish Johnson, age 76, of Beaumont, died Sunday, December 25, 2016, at T J Samson hospital. 


   Born May 4, 1940 in Beaumont, she was a daughter of the late Travis Lee and Mary Eunice Goodhue Parrish.


    She is survived by one sister in law Anis Parrish, Glasgow and several nieces and nephews.


  She was preceded in death besides her parents, by four brothers John Will, Dallas (Cotton), Curtis and Allen (Whitey) Parrish and two sisters, Bernice Parrish and her twin, Hilda Parrish Phillips.


 Graveside services will be held Tuesday December 27, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. behind their home in Beaumont.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Jackie Tim Strode


  
   Jackie Tim Strode, 60, of the Eighty Eight community, died December 22, 2016 at his home.

   He was born May 1, 1956 in Tompkinsville to the late James Strode and Della Hurt Strode who survives. He retired from SKF (Tyson Bearing Co) after 37 years as a maintenance man.

   He is survived by one son, Tim (Bridget) Strode of Glasgow.  Three sisters, Betty Blankenship of Edmonton, Joyce (Terry) Blythe of Louisville and Barbara (Mickey) White  of Marrowbone. Two brothers, Jody Strode and Kenny (Sylvia) Strode of Tompkinsville.   He is also survived by three grandchildren, Noah, Ian and Lydia Strode.  Jackie was preceded in death by his father.

   Funeral Services will be December 27 at 11:00 am at McMurtrey Funeral Home with viewing starting Monday, December 26 from 2:00 pm till 8pm.  Burial will be in the Summer Shade Cemetery.
   Alternative expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Gideon’s International



Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Nora Elizabeth ( Libby) Shirley


   Nora Elizabeth (Libby) Stephens Shirley, age 79, of Edmonton, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Glenview Health Care.

   She was a daughter of the late Finis Newton and Beulah Gladys Froedge Stephens and the widow of the late Bobby Shirley.

   She is survived by two sisters, Marie (Ron) Lytle and Mary (Dennis) Fancher both of IN; four brothers James (Red) Stephens, and Rondal Stephens both of Edmonton, Jimmy Stephens and Jessie Stephens, both of IN; one special niece and care giver Velvet Philpot; and several nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death besides her parents and husband by one sister, Martha Bragg and several half brothers and sisters.

Graveside services will be held Friday, December 23, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the Cedar Flat cemetery in Edmonton, Ky.

Memorials are encouraged to help with funeral expenses and can be made at McMurtrey Funeral Home,  2232 Summer Shade road, Summer Shade, Ky. 42166

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Ronald (Ronnie) Hilary Underwood Sr








   Ronald (Ronnie) Hilary Underwood, age 80, of Summer Shade, died Friday, December 16, 2016 at his residence.

  Born January 12, 1936, in Foley Alabama, he was a son of the late Ted and Dorothy English Underwood. He was the husband of Nancy Sharon Wells Underwood, who survives. They were married 50 years.

      He was retired from Alabama Power Company. He loved farming, fishing, hunting and his old dog, Rick. He was of the Church of Christ faith.

   Survivors, other than his wife include, one daughter Antoinette and her husband Scott  Lorenzen, Bloomington, IN; two sons Ronald (Ronnie) and his wife, Romana, Underwood Jr, Willow Shade, Ky and Michael and his wife, Robyn Underwood, Summer Shade; two sisters, Iris Thomson, San Antonia, TX and Gloria Meredith, Baton Rogue, LA; one brother Marshall and his wife Sandy Underwood, Summer Shade; and eight grandchildren, Jason, Elliot, and Wyatt Underwood, Emily Just, Erin Underwood, E J Underwood, Jacob and Joshua  Lorenzen; and several nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death besides his parents by one sister Mildred Nelson, and his mother and father in law, Roy and Mildred Wells.

   Funeral services will be Monday, December 19, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Marshall Underwood officiating. Burial will follow in the Gee Harvey Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, December 18, 1:00-8:00 p.m. and on Monday after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project (woundedwarriorsproject.org) or St Jude’s.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Lawrence W Forrest

Fairland, Indiana Lawrence W Forrest, 89, passed Monday, December 12, 2016. 

Survived by Betty L. Forrest, wife of 68 years, five sons,  Lawrence Christopher Forrest, Kelly Forrest (deceased), Colin Forrest, Joe Forrest , Adam Forrest; two daughters, Marta McKrill, Tracey Kirkpatrick; five Grandchildren and four Great Grandchildren. 

Born in Illinois, raised in Summer Shade, KY, the last surviving child of George Washington Forrest and Genevieve “Jannie” Forrest (Connor). He was preceded in death by Mother, Father and nine other siblings. 

Veteran of World War II, Japanese occupation force. He was a graduate Summer Shade High School; class of 46’, and later graduate of Berean Babtist College. He was an author of religious tracts and multiple religious inspired manuscripts. For many years he volunteered and was a leader in local fellowship functions. He spent many years working in the Indianapolis area as a Master Machinist. His life was inspired by his interests that led him to be an avid outdoorsman, hunter, adventurer and committed father and husband. All that knew him, knew of his most impassioned interest of the West and Southwest regions of the country, where throughout the years, he enjoyed many trips and adventures with many family and friends. 

Services will be held in Summer Shade, KY at McMurtrey Funeral Home on Friday December 16, 2016; viewing starts at 10 AM, service to be held at 1:00 PM. Graveside service to follow, by family only.  

Thursday, December 8, 2016

TERESA KAY LILE ABNER






   Teresa Kay Lile Abner, age 58, of Summer Shade, died Thursday, December 8, 2016 at her daughters residence.

   Born August 20, 1958 in Barren County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Lile and Wanda Froedge Lile, Summer Shade, who survives.

   She was a member of House of Prayer Church in Edmonton.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two daughters Amy (Todd) Largent and Marquetta Lile both of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Trevor (Chastin) Largent, Tristan (Felicia) Hoots, Tanon Largent, and Chezney Lile; and one great grandchild Blayklee Largent.

   Besides her father, she was preceded in death by one great grand child, Ellie May Hoots and two infant sisters Rita and Robin Lile and one infant brother Robert Lile.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Phil Lowery officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will begin Friday, December 9, 2016 at 2:00, and on Saturday after 8:00 am until time of services.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Howard Albert Chancellor




Howard Albert Chancellor, age 69 of Edmonton died December 7, 2016 at the T J Samson Hospital in Glasgow.

He was born in Charleston, Illinois to the late Lewis and Alma Dean Cutright Chancellor. He was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith and a Veteran.

He is survived by one sister Sandra Waters of Illinois and A caregiver Lisa Guerrero.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Edith Smith.

A memorial service will be held later as cremation was chosen.

McMurtrey Funeral home in charge

Monday, December 5, 2016

PAMELA ANN SHAW STINSON




   Pamela Ann Shaw Stinson, age 43, of Edmonton, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.

   Born March 26, 1973 in Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late William (Ben) and Mary Margaret Gwinn Shaw.

   She was a welder at Felker Brothers.

    Survivors include one daughter, Makayla Stinson, Glasgow; one son Ryan Whitlow, Summer Shade; two sisters, Anita (Jimmy) Turner, Tompkinsville and Sheila (Chester)  Whitlow, Edmonton; five brothers, Ray (Polly) Shaw, Edmonton, Danny (Becky) Shaw, Red Boiling Springs, TN, Ricky Shaw, Summer Shade, David (Donna) Shaw, Summer Shade, and Tim Shaw, Edmonton; one grandchild Jamilyn Depp; her fiancé Brian Musk; and several nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death besides her parents, by one brother Keith Shaw, one nephew Dustin Shaw, one great niece Kaylee Young, and her grandparents, Glen and Susan Shaw and Garnett and Ruth Gwinn.

   Funeral services will be Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Ray Shaw officiating. Burial will follow in the Joe Field Cemetery.

Visitation at the funeral home is Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.
   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to funeral fund.

RUBY PRISCILLA FEASTER JOHNS




   Ruby Priscilla Feaster Johns, age 66, of Edmonton, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at  her residence.

   Born September 3,1950 in Colombia, South Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Beatrice and Eugene Feaster and the widow of the late Bently Loving Johns Jr..

   She worked at Cromer Peanut in food processing.

   Survivors include three daughters, Pamela Frank, Teresa Nespit, and Dawn Marie Johns, all of Edmonton; three sons Russell Blanchard, South Carolina, Jonathan Blanchard, Summer Shade, and Christopher Blanchard, Edmonton; three sisters, Diane Gantt, Lib Smith and Pat Byron all of South Carolina; one brother Mark Feaster, FL;  eight grandchildren Devan Wright, Dallas Blanchard, Priscilla Blanchard, Camron Parke, Scott Nesbit, Luke Dallas Wright, Jessie Blanchard, and Halie Blanchard; and one great grand child.

   She was preced in death besides her parents and husband by one brother Johnny Feaster and one sister Betty Thompson.

   A memorial service will be held at a later date, as cremation was chosen.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

GARY RAY WEBB


   Gary Ray Webb, age 62, of Summer Shade, died Saturday, December 3, 2016, at T J Samson Hospital.

   Born August 20, 1954 in Morehead, Ky, he was a son of the late Edna Wilson Webb Skaggs and Mack Webb, and the husband of Margie Ann Walker Webb, who survives. They were married 35 years.

   He was a security guard and a musician. He was a Christian.

   Survivors include, one daughter, Rebecca (Kevin) Vibbert, Gamaliel; two sons, Gary Webb, Glasgow and Mack (Joanna) Webb, Summer Shade; one step son, Doyle Turner, Summer Shade; two sisters Kathy Lunsford, Georgetown and Rhonda Wilson, VA; two brothers Tommy Webb, Tompkinsville, and Tim Wilson, Georgetown; four granddaughters, Shandra and Kendall Webb, Christian and Autumn Vibbert, and two grandsons, Agustin Leonidea and Mack Webb II.

   He was preceded in death besides his parents, by one brother Allen Wilson, one sister Linda Wilson, and one step daughter Mary Ann Davis.
   Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the White Cemetery Chapel, with burial to follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be Monday, December 5, 2016 from 1:00 till 8:00 p.m., and on Tuesday after 7:00 a.m. until 12:30 a.m.