McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

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 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.