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McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, October 9, 2017

SHIRLEY LEE PARKE




   Shirley Lee Parke, age 60, died Monday, October 9, 2017, at her residence.

   Born June 20, 1957 in Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Otha Donald Parke and Evie Pearl Hayes Parke, who survives.

    She worked as a Registered Nurse for 30 plus years and was a member of the Missionary Mound Baptist Church, since the age of 15. After her retirement she was a caregiver for two of her great nieces , Briale and Callee Lane.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two brothers Jerry Donald (Lisa) Parke and Tommy J Parke, both of Summer  Shade; two nieces, Jenny (Johnathan) Heckel and Jessica Nicole Parke-Semon; one nephew Jeremy Lee Parke; and eight great nieces and nephews, Camron Parke,  Landon Heckel, Lucas Heckel, Aubrey Parke, Briale Lane, Callee Lane, Brailey Brown, and Priscillia Blanchard.  

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at Missionary Mound Baptist Church, with Bro. Dale Copas and Bro. Richard Lile officiating. Burial will follow in the Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 2:00-9:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Wednesday, after 7:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home and after 9:00 a.m. at Missionary Mound Baptist Church until time of services.

   Memorials may be made to the Missionary Mound Cemetery.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

THOMAS REID SCOTT




   Reid Scott, age 68, of the Grider community, died Sunday, October 1, 2017, at The Medical Center in Albany.

   Born June 29, 1949 in Burkesville, KY, he was a son of the late Thomas and Joyce Norris Scott and the husband of Vickey Cash Scott, who survives. They were married 41 years.

   He was a self employed mechanic and of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors, other than his wife, include one daughter, Ashley Scott, Campbellsville; one son, Thomas Reid Scott II, Burkesville; five sisters, Carolyn Scott, Janet Scott, Linda Keen, Tammy Farlee, and Carol Cutshall, all of Burkesville; four brothers Dale Scott, Daryl Scott, David Scott, and Tommy Scott, all of Burkesville; and four grandchildren Thomas Reid Scott III, Garrett Clayton Scott, Gannon Kade Scott, and Peyton Reece Scott.

   He was preceded in death, besides his parents, by one daughter, Misty Michelle Scott, one brother Frankie Scott and one sister Elizabeth Scott.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Grider cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.

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

Thursday, September 28, 2017

WILLIAM VEACHEL STARR


William Veachel Starr, age 98, of the 44 community of Barren County, passed away peacefully to his eternal home on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, surrounded by family and friends at his residence.

   Born April 27, 1919 in Nobob, he was a son of the late Louis Starr and Mattie E. Goode  Starr Shives, and the husband of Ruby Fields Starr, who survives. They were married for 69 years.

   He was a farmer and a member of Union # 2 Missionary Baptist Church since 1940.

   Survivors, in addition to his wife, include one daughter,  Mary (Billy)  Baise, Glasgow; two sons, Larry (Linda) Starr, Marion, Ky and Jerry (Geneva) Starr, Glasgow; four grandchildren, Jason Starr, Zackary and Andrew Baise, all of Glasgow, and Sheila  (Chuck) Jones, Austin, Ky; and two great grandchildren, Gracie and Noah Jones, Austin, Ky,

   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Jewell Simmons, Susie Garrett, Mary Nell Steen, and Gladys Simmons and two brothers, Robert Starr and Ray Starr.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  at Union #2 Missionary Baptist Church, with Brother Berlon Roy officiating, burial will follow in the Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, September 29, 2017, at McMurtrey Funeral Home, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the funeral home from 8:00-10:30 am. and after 11:00 a.m. at the Union # 2 Church.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Poplar Log Cemetery.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Robert Barkley England




   Robert Barkley England, age 78, of Tompkinsville, died Friday, September 22, 2017 at Signature Healthcare in Tompkinsville.

   Born August 15, 1938 in Tompkinsville, he was a son of the late Dewey and Ernie Wheat England and the husband of Carolyn Britt England, Tompkinsville, who survives.

   He was a farmer and a logger. He was a member of the Oak Hill Church of Christ.

   Survivors, in addition to his wife, include three sons, Leon (Brenda)  England, Roger England, and Jimmy (Stacy) England all of Tompkinsville; three step daughters, Melissa (Calvin) Jones, Tompkinsville, Pamela (John Pike) Ryherd, Ft. Run, and Sharon (Tony) Emberton, Summer Shade;  two step sons, Gregory Walker, Tompkinsville and Shannon (Crissy)  Walker, Bethlehem Community;  one sister, Jessie Dubree, Persimmon Community;  one brother, Corbin England, Tompkinsville: 9 grandchildren; 12 step grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Michael Eugene England.

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

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Monday, September 11, 2017

LEROY JENNINGS










    Homer Leroy Jennings, age 69, of Edmonton, died Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Green view Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY.

   Born August 5, 1948 in Glasgow, he was a son of Homer Lee and Lillian Lewis Jennings, Tompkinsville, who survive.

   He was a Baptist preacher.

   Survivors include several nieces and nephews: one sister in law, Juanita Jones:  one brother in law, David Chapman; one step sister, Linda Carter, IN; and two step brothers, Jerry Whitlock and Charles Whitlock, IN

   He was preceded in death by one brother, Dearil Jones, one sister, Patricia Jester and one step sister Mary Whitlock.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Larry Noe officiating.  Burial will follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, after 7:00 a.m.  until time of services.

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

Friday, September 1, 2017

Constance Ann Wilson Dubray


   Constance Ann Wilson Dubray, age 81, of Summer Shade, died Friday, September1, 2017, at Monroe County Medical Center.
   Born March 19, 1936 in Granville, Vermont, she was a daughter of the late Frank Willie and Myrtle Bell Stone Wilson. She was the widow of the late Thomas Edward Dubray.
   She was a housewife and a member of Corner Stone Church.
   Survivors include one daughter, Andrea Pecor, Edmonton; three sons, Allan Bryant Dubray, Colombia, Bill Dubray, Edmonton and Mike Dubray, Edmonton; several grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
   Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
   Graveside services will be Monday, September 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Summer Shade Cemetery, with Bro Mark Parks officiating.
   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Bobby Lee Hubert

Bobby Lee Hubert, age 30 of Summer Shade died July 31, 2017.
He is survived by his parents Richard A. Hubert of Summer Shade and Sandy Hubert (Edwin) Dawdy of Franklin, one brother Ricky Hubert, Jr. of Summer Shade and step grandfather L.E. Clark of Summer Shade.
He was preceded in death by both sets of grandparents.
 Bobby loved to hunt and fish.
Memorial services will by Saturday August 26, 2017 - 1:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home
Memorial contributions are encouraged to help with funeral expenses and can be left at the funeral home.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

CHRISTINE JONES SHIRLEY




   Christine Jones Shirley, age 90, of Cincinnati, OH, formerly of Knob Lick, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in Cincinnati.

   Born December 13, 1926 in Knob Lick, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Lula Clark Jones and the widow of Fred D. Shirley Sr.

   She joined the Ebenezer Baptist Church at an early age and became secretary. She was the retired owner operator of Shirley's Highlander laundry and dry cleaner.

   Survivors include one daughter, Nola L. Shirley Taylor and her husband Wendell of Cincinnati; three sons, William C. Shirley and wife Marsha, and Troye A Shirley, both of Cincinnati, and Grayling Shirley, Los Angeles, CA. seven grandchildren; seven Great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

   She was preceded in death, besides her parents and husband, by one son Fred D. Shirley Jr: one brother Sherman Jones; and one sister Kathleen Jones Stockton.

   Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, in Knob Lick, KY, with Pastor Ronnie Bryant, officiating. Burial will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, August 21, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00.
   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Ebenezer  Baptist Church.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

DANNY JOE PERKINS




   Danny Joe Perkins, age 69, of Summer Shade, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his residence.

   Born July 4, 1948 in Glasgow, KY, he was a son of the late Calvin Hartzell and Ernestine Rigsby Perkins.

   He was a farmer and a retired self employed mechanic. He was a member of the Goodson Chapel Methodist Church.

   Survivors include one daughter, Tina (Michael) Blackburn, Glasgow; one son, Tim (Melissa) Perkins, Summer Shade; two brothers, Larry (Margaret) Perkins, Glasgow and Mike Perkins, FL; five grandchildren, Colton Satterly, Tanner Perkins, Kyle Roach, Jonah and Ben Blackburn; his former wife, Cheryl Perkins; one step daughter, Tiffany (David) Matthews, Summer Shade; and two step  grandchildren, Kennon and Lulu Matthews.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Goodson Chapel Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Friday, August 4, 2017 at 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, 7:00 till 10:30 a.m, at McMurtrey Funeral Home and after 11:00 a.m., until time of services at Goodson Chapel Methodist Church.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Kosairs Children’s Hospital.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Anis Pearl Ritter Parrish




   Anis Pearl Ritter Parrish, age 84, of Glasgow, formerly of Beaumont, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at T J Samson Hospital.

   Born March 17, 1933, in Kino, she was a daughter of the late Corbin and Lillie Peers Ritter and the widow of the late Dallas Cotton Parrish.

   She was a factory worker and a member of the Refuge Church of Christ.

   Survivors include three sisters, Joyce Shaw and Vonda (Charlie) Oliver, both of Glasgow, and Glenda Gassaway, Smithville, TN.; one brother, Leroy Ritter, Glasgow; one sister in law, Alene Ritter, Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death, besides her husband and parents, by four sisters, Ruth England,  Alyne Smith,  Betty New and Velma Hurt; and one brother, Willie D Ritter.

   Funeral services will be Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Bro Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017,   from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, July 27, after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.

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

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

TAMMY DENISE GIBSON BALLARD




   Tammy Denise Gibson Ballard, age 50, of Edmonton, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at University of Louisville Hospital.

   Born June 19, 1967 in Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Rance Ford Ballard Jr and Dena Sue Hurt Ballard, Summer Shade, who survives.

   She was a housewife and a Christian.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Deanna (Christopher) Riley Waid, Beauford, South Carolina and Alexandria Riley, Edmonton; one son, Brian (Nikki) Ballard, Edmonton; one brother, Tim (Sonya) Ballard, Beaumont; four grandchildren, Shane Austin, Zaven Ballard, Xaria Ballard, and Mahaley Ballard; and two nephews, Dakota and Montana Ballard.

   Funeral services will be Friday, June 30, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Terry Thrasher officiating. Burial will follow in Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday, June 29, 2017, 3:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday, June 30, 2017 after 7:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00.

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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jean Catherine Lottner Hartman


Jean Catherine (Lottner) Hartman, age 77 of Summer Shade died June 19, 2017 at TJ Samson hospital.



She was born in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Harold and Glenadine Brady Hartman.

She was a phlebotomist before retirement and of the Christian faith.



She is survived by one daughter Penny (Dwayne) Langham of Summer Shade and one son Bradley Joseph Hartman of Florida. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and one sister Doris Aldrich of Michigan.



In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William Howard Hartman and one sister Linda.



A private family burial will be held at Mrs. Hartman’s request.

Evie Janell Moore

Evie Janell Moore, age 79, of Louisville died Saturday, June 17,2017 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Centers in Louisville, KY.
She was born in Tompkinsville,KY on January 13,1938. She was the Daughter of the late Ray England and Nettie Jane Birge.
And was preceded in death by her husband Loyd E. Moore.
She is survived by one son Tim (Dottie) Moore and one daughter Tammy (Steve Ritchey) Centers both of Louisville;five grandchildren; 10 great grandchilren;
five sisters, Dorene(Bob) Hard of Scottsville, Nancy McIntyre of Summer Shade, Linda Long of Indianapolis, Brenda(Dale) Moore of Tompkinsville and
Sondra(Tony) Richey of Temple Hill; and several in-laws, nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers: Bob,Kelly,Shelly, and Harold Birge; one sister: Mary Lena Birge.
Cremation was chosen, and a Celebration of Life will be held July 16,2017 time 12 p.m at Cedar Springs V.F.D on Hwy 252, Scottsville Ky 42164
Come share your memories and pictures with the family.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

MATTHEW CASEY HOUSE




   Matthew Casey House, age 43, of Summer Shade, died Friday, June 16, 2017, at his residence.

   Born July 11, 1973, in Texas, he was a son of Mike and Ann Rice House, Summer Shade, who survive and the husband of Kim Contreras House, who survives.

   He had worked at Kingsford Mfg. and of the Catholic faith.

   Survivors in addition to his wife and parents, include two sons, Michael Casey House, Summer Shade and Mathew Cody House, Edmonton; one sister Mikah House, Rusk, TX; and two brothers Cody House, TX and Chris House, CA.

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

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.



  

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Michael Wayne Travis


Michael Wayne Travis, age 55 of Summer Shade died May 24, 2017 at T J Samson hospital in Glasgow after a brief illness.

He was born in Little Rock Arkansas to the late Bill Travis and Annette Thompson Travis Cummings who survives.

In addition to his mother he is survived by one daughter Michelle Travis of California, Three brothers Bill Travis and Terry (Carolyn) Travis of Summer Shade and Garry (Diane) Travis of Glasgow.

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

Thursday, May 18, 2017

LITTLE NELL WALKER FERNANDEZ


Little Nell Walker Fernandez, age 80, of Glasgow, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Diversicare of Glasgow.

   Born September 18, 1936, in Nobob, KY, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Jackson and Iola Bernice Wilborn Walker.

   She was a homemaker and a member of the Antioch Church of Christ. 

   She is survived by one daughter Vicki Jessie Nason Compton and her husband Mark, Cave City, KY; two brothers Robert (Shirley) Walker, Elizabethtown and Oren Walker, Glasgow; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

   She was preceded in death, besides her parents by her husband Joe Fernandez, by two sisters Cordelia Walden and Imogene Westmoreland and one brother Ivan Walker.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday, May 19, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday after 8:00 a.m. until time of services.
   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral fund

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Amy Jewell Cyphers Adams




   Amy Jewell Cyphers Adams, age 92, of Summer Shade, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at NHC in Glasgow.

   Born September 21, 1924, in Burkesville, Kentucky she was a daughter of the late George Tracy and Vestie Colson Cyphers and the widow of the late Billie Adams, who died September 6, 1997.

    She retired from Eli Lilly in Indianapolis, IN and was a member of the Cyclone Church of Christ.

  Survivors, include one daughter, Pam (Ronnie) Ferguson, Red Boiling Springs, TN; one son, Mike (Debbie) Adams, Lenoir City, TN; three grandsons, Christopher Michael and Stephan Ryan, both of Knoxville, TN and Billy Ralph Ferguson, Red Boiling Springs, TN; and five great grandchildren, Chandler Seth Reece and Haley, Nicholas, Hunter and Hayden Adams.

   She was preceded in death by one grand daughter, Amy Dean Ferguson; two brothers, Bill and Barlow Cyphers; three sisters, Ruby Smith, Magdeline Wright and Ida Belle Simpson; and one half brother Kelly Cyphers.

   Funeral services will be Friday, May 5, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Larry Hafley officiating. Burial will follow in the Scott Cemetery in Cumberland County. Visitation will be Friday, May 5, 2017 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., time of the service.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Scott Cemetery.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

PHILIP CURTIS WHITLOW


   Philip Curtis Whitlow, Summer Shade, age 89 passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family.

   Philip was the first child born to the late John McKinnley and Jewell Cletus James Whitlow of the Randolph community. Philip married his childhood sweetheart, May Dell Cummins Whitlow, who survives, to whom he was a devoted husband for 62 years, and father to their five children. Together, they raised their family and farmed in the Randolph community.

   Their children include one daughter, Ann (Peter) Acree, Randolph; four sons, Jesse (Gale Pate) Whitlow,  Paul Whitlow, and Sam Whitlow all of Randolph, and David Whitlow (John Scheller, special friend) Evansville, IN; two brothers Preston and Jackie Whitlow, both of Scottsville; one sister, Linda Dick, Scottsville; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Special caregivers along the way were Deana Dodson, Angie McCoy, Angela Buckland and Crystal Hutton.

   He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ettie Marie Compton, Eva Nell Hargis, and Annie Jewell Rigsby, one sister-in-law, Earlene Whitlow and three brothers-in-laws Pete Compton, Jim Hargis and Hughie Rigsby.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Randolph. Visitation will be Friday, April 21, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 22, 2017, after 8:00 a.m. until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to T J Samson Hospice.

   We want to take the opportunity to thank TJ Samson Hospital, NHC Healthcare, TJ Home Health,  TJ Hospice Care and McMurtrey Funeral Home for their care and support.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Otis Taylor Turner


  Otis Taylor Turner, age 92 of Bowling Green, Ky., formerly of Marrowbone, died April 19, 2017 at home.

   He was born in Marrowbone, Ky. to the late James Elvin and Lola Ann Norris Turner.

   He was a WWII Veteran and of the Baptist faith. He worked in California most of his adult life working in the aircraft industry.

   He is survived by two daughters Deborah Turner of Glasgow and Patsy Turner of Ventura, California, and one son James Turner and wife Bobbie of Bowling Green.

   He is also survived by7 grandchildren, Brian, Michael, Jeffrey, Ricky, Mikel, Chris and Jason and 7 great grand children.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Opal Jewell Capps Turner, one son Larry Turner, three sisters Pearl Smith, Hazel Thomas, Grace Muse and one brother Ed Turner.

  Funeral services will be Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Franklin cemetery.

  Visitation will begin Sunday April 23, 2017 from 1:00 till 7:00 pm and after 7:00 am on Monday till service time of 1:00.

   Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice of Southern Ky. and can be made at the funeral home.

Friday, April 14, 2017

CHARLES WILLIAM ISENBERG




   Charles William Isenberg, age 91, of Summer Shade, died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at T J Samson Hospital.

   Born December 12, 1925 in Edmonton, he was a son of the late Lanos and Ruby Jewel Garmon Isenberg and the husband of Emogene Crumpton Isenberg, who survives. They were married 69 ½ years.

   He was a farmer and school bus driver. He was a deacon at the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his wife, include one daughter Becky (John) Coulter, Glasgow; one son Joe Neal (Michelle) Isenberg, PA; three grandchildren, Chris Isenberg, Burkesville, Brian Isenberg, Franklin, Ky, and Krista Isenberg, Nashville, TN; one great grandchild, Headon Isenberg; and one step great grandchild, Alex Isenberg.

   Funeral services will be Monday, April 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery.

 Visitation will be Sunday, April 16, 2017 from 12:00- 8:00 p.m. and continue on Monday after 7:00 till 9:00 a.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home and after 10:00 a.m. at the church until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

William (Billy) Carlos Tyree








   William (Billy) Carlos Tyree, age 67, of Tompkinsville, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Signature Health Care in Tompkinsville.

   He is survived by one son Orlando Ray (Lisa) Tyree, Louisville; two sisters, Maxine Compton and Shirley Mays; and one grandchild Makayla Miller.

   Funeral services will be Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home; burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 and continue until time of services at 1:00.
   In  lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral fund.

Ollie Terry Denham


Ollie Terry Denham, age 71, of Glasgow, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.

   Born April 13, 1945 in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Mary Alice Lewis and Creed Denham, and the husband of Patsy Matthews Denham, who survives. They were married 53 years.

   He was a finish carpenter and a farmer. He was of the Pentecostal faith and a veteran of the Air Force.

   Survivors other than his wife, include one son, Greg Denham, Summer Shade; one sister Arlene (Danny) Vincent, Sweeden, Ky; and one brother Harold (Sharon) Denham, Glasgow.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.  at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Reverend Jim Adkins officiating, burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Iler James Curtis




   Iler James Curtis, age 85, of Ft. Run, Kentucky died at his residence Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

   Born January 11, 1932 in Cadiz, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Arva Mason and Vallie Alice McAlister Curtis.

   Survivors include one daughter Sherry (Ray) Chester, Indiana; one son Steve Curtis, Florida; two grandchildren Christina and Amy; and four great grandchildren, Alyson, Lucy, Cole and Emma.

   He was preceded in death besides his parents, by his wife Betty Curtis, and eight brothers and sisters.

   Graveside services will be Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Shirley Baldock Cemetery.

   Memorials may be made to the Shirley Baldock Cemetery.
   McMurtrey Funeral home is assisting the family

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

LARRY REX BIRGE




   Larry Rex Birge, age 59, of Summer Shade, died Monday, March 13, 2017 at his residence.

   Born October 28, 1957, in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Elzy Rex Birge and Dixie Bradley Birge, who survives.

   He was a farmer.

   Survivors in addition to his mother include, one sister Becky Birge, Summer Shade; two brothers Tony (Raquel) Birge and James Birge, both of Summer Shade; two nieces Emma and Maria; and several cousins.

   Funeral services will be Friday, March 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Phil Lowry officiating. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 2:00-8:00 pm. and on Friday after 7:00 am until time of services.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

NELL YOUNG MAYES




   Nell Young Mayes, age 85, of the Lone Star Ridge community of Metcalfe County, died February 28, 2017, at her residence.

   Born May 10, 1931 in Edmonton, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Rissie Ellen Froedge and Hugh Carlos Young, and the widow of the late Roy Clemons Mayes.

   She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include two daughters, Carletta (Darrell) Price, Woodburn and Libby (Jerry) Blythe, Edmonton; five grandchildren, Angelia Blythe, Jeff (Ashley) Blythe, Chris (Courtney) Price, Julie (Kenny) Shirley, and Kelli (Gabe) Brown; and twelve great-grandchildren, Summer Shirley, Hannah Brown, Wyatt Blythe, Carson Brown, Julya Shirley, Anna Grace Blythe, Lily Kate Blythe, J R Brown, Tinsley Price, Lucy Blythe, Max Price, and Beau Blythe.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mayes Family Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 3, 2017 from 12:00-8:00 PM and on Saturday after 8:00 AM until time of services.
   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to T J Samson Hospice.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Randall (Shorty) Lee Walker




   Randall (Shorty) Lee Walker, age 76, of Beaumont, died Monday, February 27, 2017, at his residence.

   Born November 1, 1940, in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Luther and Emma Bushong Walker, and the husband of Judy Ann Stinson Walker who survives.

   He had retired from Anderson Forrest Products after working 47 years. He was of the Baptist faith.

  Survivors besides his wife, include two sons, Randy (April) Walker, Beaumont, and Joe Lee Walker, Tompkinsville; one step son Robbie (Cathy) Bush, Glasgow; and one step daughter, Melissa (Timmy) Young, Summer Shade; one grandson Luke Walker; and two step grand daughters Caleigh Self and Jordan Bratcher.

   He was preceded in death besides his parents, by three sisters, Nina Pearl Curtis, Julie Collins, and an infant sister and one brother Joe Eagle Walker.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 1:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Bro Paul Davidson and Bro Stoney Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 28, from 11:00-9:00 and on Wednesday after 7:00 am until time of services.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

DIMPLE M SHAW SMITH




   Dimple Marie Shaw Smith, age 90, of Summer Shade, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Signature Healthcare, in Tompkinsville.

   Born July 8, 1926, in Dubre, Kentucky she was the widow of the late Othie Smith.

   She was a retired cook for the Metcalfe County School system and of the Methodist faith.

   Survivors include one son, Wayne (Bonnie) Smith, Summer Shade; four step grandchildren, Sarah (Brandon) Jones, Sandy Bailey, Jennfer (Dewayne) Neal, and Gary (Judith) Smith, all of Center; and 9 step great grandchildren.

   She was preceded in death besides her husband and parents, by two half sisters and four half brothers.

   Funeral services will be Friday, February 17, 2017, at 1:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Joe Wilcoxson officiating. Burial will follow in the Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 3:00-8:00 pm and on Friday after 7:00 until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Missionary Mound Cemetery.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Ronnie B Whitlow




      Ronnie B Whitlow, age 65, of Glasgow, died Monday, February 6, 2017, at Diversicare of Glasgow.

   Born January 21, 1952, in Shelby, IN, he was a son of the late Buford Reuben and Naomi Daughrty Whitlow, and the husband of Anita Pedigo Whitlow, who survives. They were married for 47 years.

   He was of the Baptist faith.

  Survivors, in addition to his wife, include one daughter, Ronda (Todd) Sydnor, Scottsville; one son, Ryan (Dianna) Whitlow, Summer Shade; one sister Norma Collins, Lexington, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Stephen Dakota (Kymber) Sydnor, Matthew Thomas (Allison) Whitlow, and Ryanna Michael Whitlow; and two great grandchildren Kiara and Link Whitlow, and one expected in May.

   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Puckett and Nancy Collins; and one grandchild Montanna Sydnor.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Summer Shade Baptist Church with Bro Chad Harston, officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, February 10 from 11:00-8:00 at the Summer Shade Baptist Church and on Saturday after 8:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made for funeral expenses.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

LOYD EDWIN MOORE






   Loyd Edwin Moore, age 79, of Louisville, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

   He was born in Tompkinsville, Kentucky on March 27, 1937. He was a son of the late Ernest Moore and Cloteel (Bybee) Moore, and the husband of Evie (Birge) Moore, who survives.

   Other than his wife, he is survived by one son Tim (Dottie) Moore and one daughter, Tammy (Steve Ritchie) Centers both of Louisville; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three brothers, Dale (Brenda) and Larry (Sandy) Moore, both of Tompkinsville, and Donald (Mary) Moore, Louisville; and two sisters Sue Copass and Patricia (Kenny) Jarvis, both of Louisville; and many in-laws, cousins, aunts and uncles.

   Cremation was chosen, and a Celebration of Life will follow at a later time.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.