McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

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, 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, 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.