McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, January 15, 2018

MARY EDITH GOOCH BIRCH




   Mary Edith Gooch Birch, of Tompkinsville, passed January 14, 2018 at the age of 90 years surrounded by her family.

   Born August 8, 1927 in Kings Mountain Kentucky she was a daughter of the late Wallace and Elva Henry Gooch. She was the wife of Robert Birch, who survives.

   Mary worked hard to raise her children and farmed with her husband for 63 years. She was a homemaker and incredible cook.

   Mary leaves behind besides her husband, four daughter, Kathy (Jason) Page, Kaye (David) Pitcock, Connie (Keith) Dubree, and Tena Birch, all of Tompkinsville; 8 grandchildren, Todd (Jaime) Page, Amy (Allen) Jones, Brookie(Chris) Mullins, Christie (Kirk) Biggerstaff, Chris (Amber) Pitcock, Brian (Lolita) Dubree, Bradley (Jodi) Dubree, and Austin Birch; 15 great grandchildren, Mason, Millie and MacClane Page, Ellie and Asa Jones, Addison, Ava, and Adlee Mullins, Clayton, Campbell, and Conner Biggerstaff, John Luke Pitcock, Joseph, Chloe, and Jase Dubree.

   In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one granddaughter Lorie Dawn Page; three great-grandchildren, Jade Dubree, Cullen Biggerstaff, and Emma Pitcock; two brothers Pollard Henry and Marvin Gooch; and three sisters, May Rigsby, Elvera Graysneck and June Williams.

   Funeral services will be Thursday, January 18 at 1:00 p.m. at the Tompkinsville Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be at Tompkinsville Church of Christ on Wednesday, January 17 from 1:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday after 8:00 a.m. until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

MARCUS (MARK) DALE ABNER




   Marcus (Mark) Dale Abner, age 59, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at T J Samson Hospital.

   Born February 4, 1958 in Seymour, IN, he was a son of the late Stanley and Betty Glass Abner.

   He was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include two daughters, Amy (Todd) Largent, Glasgow and Marquetta Lile, Glasgow; two brothers, Kevin Abner, Glasgow, and Keith Abner, Glasgow; four grandchildren, Trevor Largent, Tristan Hoots, Tanon Largent, and Chezney Lile; and two great grandchildren, Blayklee Largent and Max Largent.

   He was preceded in death besides his parents, by one great grandchild, Ellie May Hoots, one brother Ricky Abner, and the mother of his children Teresa Abner.

   Funeral services will Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Shirley Baldock Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, January 15, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Mary Ellen Norris

MARY ELLEN NORRIS FUNERAL HAS BEEN POSPONED FOR TODAY. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE DUE TO THE ILLNESS OF HER MOTHER.


   Mary Ellen Norris, age 53, Summer Shade, died Thursday, January 11, 2018, at T J Samson Hospital, after a brief illness.

   Born January 21, 1964, in Glasgow, she was a daughter of Kathleen Norris, Summer Shade, who survives.

   She worked as a dental assistant and at International Paper. She was a member of the Willow Shade Church of Christ.

   Survivors other than her mother, include neighbors, numerous friends and special friends Gail Anderson and Dr. Mary Todd Stephenson.

   She was preceded in death by her grandparents Glalous and Fannie Bell Harlan.

   Funeral services will be Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, January 14, 2018, 3:30-8:00 p.m. and on Monday after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.

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

MICHAEL EUGENE DEWEESE




   Michael Eugene Deweese, age 53, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his residence.

   Born December 13, 1964 in Glasgow he was a son of Robert Deweese, Scottsville who survives and the late Janette Carter Deweese. He was the husband of Kathy Humphrey Deweese, who survives. They were married 30 years.

   He was a truck driver and managed Taco Bell.

   Survivors in addition to his wife and father , include one daughter Danielle (Masin Frazier) Deweese, Glasgow; one son Cody ( Whitney) Deweese, Cave City; four sisters Melinda (Tim)  Brewster, Edmonton, Paula (Robert) Humphrey, Glasgow, Pam McKenzie, Glasgow and Sheila Lawson, Scottsville; two brothers, Timmy Deweese, Edmonton and Chris (Mary) Deweese, Summer Shade;  two grandchildren Rozlynn Frazier and Trenton Detalente; and several nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death besides his mother, by one sister Debbie Hagan; a nephew Logan Deweese Taylor; and his grandparents George and Hazel Carter and Joe and Rosie Deweese.
   Funeral services will be Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Roger Poynter officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, January 13, 2018 beginning at 12:00 p.m. and on Sunday, January 14, 2018 after 8:00 a.m. until time of services. 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

TERRI LEE ELDRED VIBBERT




   Terri Lee Eldred Vibbert, age 58, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018, at her residence.

   Born Dec 12, 1959 in Tompkinsville, she was a daughter of the late Kenny and Roberta Miller Eldred. She was the wife of Keith Vibbert, who survives.

   She worked as a CNA at Signature Healthcare in Glasgow.

   Survivors other than her husband include one daughter, Crystal Fields, Summer Shade; one son Jeremy Vibbert, Summer Shade; one brother, Greg Eldred, Alabama; and one grandchild, Austin Fields.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, January 5, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. and on Saturday, January 6, 2018, after 8:00 a.m. until time of services at noon.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Charles (Chuckie) Jennings Stines


Charles (Chuckie) Jennings Stines, age 40, of Greensburg, formerly of Edmonton, died Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

   Born August 4, 1977 in Levittsburg, Ohio, he was a son of John Stines, Edmonton and Cynthia Smith Hicks, Missouri, who survive, and the husband of Crystal Gail Dial Stines, who also survives. They were married for 22 years.

   He worked as a machine operator at J L French and was a member of the South Greensburg Baptist Church.

   Survivors in addition to his parents and wife, include two daughters, Aubree Rain Stines and Alivia Jolee Stines,  Greensburg; two sons Rhett Jennings Stines and George Chance Stines, Greensburg; two brothers Jerry (Maria) Stines, Tompkinsville and Johnie (Jimmie Dawn) Stines, Marrowbone; one grandchild Ashlyn Marie Stines; and several nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by one brother George Robert Stines; paternal grandparents George and Lorene Stines; and maternal grandparents Calvin and Dorothy Smith.

   Funeral services will be Friday, January 5, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro. Shane Dodson officiating. Burial will follow at Metcalfe Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday, January 4, 2018, 12:00 p.m. and on Friday, January 5, 2018 after 7:00 a.m. until time of services at noon.

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