McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

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, 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.