McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, October 9, 2017


   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


   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.