McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Peggy Jo Ballard

Peggy Jo Ballard, 76, Beaumont, KY passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at T J Samson Hospital. Born September 29, 1943 in Glasgow, KY she was a daughter of the late Rance and Delsie Ford Ballard. She worked in factories and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Scott (Gayle) Ballard, Beaumont; one sister, Polly (Ray) Shaw, Beaumont; one grandson, Cody (Meagan Jones) Ballard; and four grandchildren, Paxton, Kambrie, Harper and Hadley Ballard. Preceding her in death, besides her parents, were one brother, Rance Ford Ballard, Jr and one sister, Patty Ann Ballard. Memorial services will be held at a later date as cremation was chosen. McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Edna Rankin

Edna Dehart Rankin, age 94, of Summer Shade passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 at TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Born in Bridgeton, New Jersey she was the daughter of the late Frank and Edna Forrest Dehart. She was a homemaker. She is survived by two children Barbara Jean Rankin and Frank Rankin: two brothers, Marvin Dehart and Harvey Dehart: and by several Grandchildren and great Grandchildren. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Edward Rankin and three sons, Edward, Billy and Ronald Rankin. No services are scheduled at this time as cremation was chosen. McMurtrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Joseph (Joey) Strode

Joseph [Joey] Strode, 54, of the Persimmon Community of Monroe County, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at his residence. Born May 20, 1965 in Monticello, IN he was a son of the late Leon and Jo Anne Jameson Strode. Survivors include one brother, John Edward (Aye) Strode, Ann Arbor, MI; one niece Mary Ann Grider; and caregiver, Pat Wilson. Preceding him in death besides his parents, include one sister, Lee Ann Strode Grider, brother in law Ralph Grider Jr and one uncle, Paul McDonald. Visitation will be Thursday, March 19, 2020, 3:00-6:00 P.M. A private grave side service will be held later at Skaggs Creek Cemetery.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Norman Coomer

Norman Lee Coomer, 69, Edmonton, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at his residence. Born June 8, 1950 in Columbia, KY, he was a son of the late Frank and Opal Sneed Coomer and the husband of 27 years, to Melissa Stange Coomer, who survives. He worked as a warehouse supervisor and was a member of Trinity Christian Outreach. Survivors other than his wife include two daughters, Michelle (Alan) Bradshaw, Russell Springs and Mary Alice Coomer, Edmonton; three sons, Jeremy [Mo] (Jennifer) Coomer, Columbia Ryan (Leticia) Kilgore, Center, and Matthew Coomer, Edmonton; grandchildren, Christina (Levi) Scott, Allen (Jennifer) Shirley, Ricky (Haley) Shirley, , Dillian Coomer, Haley Coomer, Payton Coomer, Rylee Godsey, Dillon Godsey, Robert Bradshaw, Alex Bradshaw Kayla Bradshaw, Alexia, Trinity, Harmony(Toodle-Doo) and Ella Mae Kilgore; 6 great grandchildren; sister in laws, Amy (Kelly) Hatmaker, Andrea Stange and Kerri (Bob) Stange; and two brother in laws, Jimmy (Taylor) Stange and Scott Stange; and three nieces. He was preceded in death, besides his parents, by two brothers Red and Ronnie Coomer. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Freddie Froedge officiating. Burial will follow in the Moore Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 13, 2020, 3:00-8:00 P.M. and on Saturday, March 14, 2020 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00 P.M. Memorials may be made to the education fund for Mary and Matthew Coomer and can be left at the funeral home.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Robert Brown

Robert Brown, 83, Dubre, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020 at his home. Born August 14, 1936 in Dubre, he was a son of the late Roxie Harper Brown and Fowler Brown and the husband of the late Nell Brown. He was a farmer and a logger. He was a member of the Willow Shade Church of Christ. Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Gearlds, Edmonton; one step daughter, Carla Fudge, Beaumont; two grandchildren, Chasidy (Matt) Matney, Greensburg and Katelyn Gearlds, Burkesville; two great grandchildren, Liberty Brockman and Raelynn Matney; one sister, Janet (Lonnie) Parke, Dubre; and two brothers, Ovell (Mary) Brown, Summer Shade and Glen Brown, Dubre. Preceding in death, beside his parents and his wife, were one son, Timothy Robert Brown; one brother, Wendell Brown; and three sisters, Marie Brown, Melba Murley and Mary Thurman. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Dutch Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, March 9, 2020, 4:00-9:00 P.M. and on Tuesday, March 10 after 7:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Betty Ann Strode Blankenship

Betty Ann Strode Blankenship, 62, Lone Star Ridge Community, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020. Born May 6, 1957 in Tompkinsville, KY, she was a daughter of the late James Strode and Della Hurt Strode, who survives. She worked at Sumitomo Electric Wiring and was a member of the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Michelle (Kevin) Norris, Tompkinsville and Mary Blankenship, Beaumont; three step children, Van Blankenship, Beaumont, Ann (Jeff) Rowlett, Beaumont, and Anita (Ricky) Crowe, Tompkinsville; five grandchildren, Brittany (Kyle) McFarland, Nathan (Sabrina) Rowlett, Marissa Rowlett, Chase Blankenship and Michaela Whitehead; several step great grandchildren; one great grand child, Kason McFarland; two brothers, Jody Strode, Tompkinsville and Kenny (Sylvia) Strode, Scottsville; two sisters, Joyce (Terry) Blythe, Brandenburg and Barbara (Mickey) White, Marrowbone; and special friend, Calvin Ferguson. Preceding her in death, besides her father, were her husband, Stewart Blankenship, brother, Jackie Strode and step child, Melissa Cain. Funeral services will be Monday, March 9, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Chad Harston officiating. Burial will follow in the Lone Star Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, March 8, 2020, 1:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. and on Monday, March 9, 2020 after 7:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Paul David Netherton

Paul David Netherton, 57, Glasgow, passed away Monday, February 24, 2020 at his residence. Born February 11, 1963 in Tompkinsville, KY he was a son of the late Joyce Coryne Pitcock Netherton and Paul Wayne Netherton. Survivors include his wife, Linda Netherton; one son, Jason Leonard (Tiffany) Netherton, Stanford, KY; two sisters, Angie (Robert) Shirley, Glasgow and Kim (James) Piper, Knob Lick; and three grandchildren, Jason Paul, Jaden, and Tessa Netherton. Preceding him in death besides his parents, were one brother Doyle Netherton and one sister Donna Lynn Netherton. Funeral services will be Friday, February 28, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Roger Poynter, officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, February 28, 2020, 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral fund at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Terry Jewell McKinney

Terry Jewell McKinney, 67, Edmonton, departed this world Monday, February 24, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Born January 26, 1953 in Sulphur Well, KY he was a son of the late Damon and Bernice Jewell McKinney. He was the husband of 43 years to Doris Gossett McKinney, who survives. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. He loved muscle cars, NASCAR, and UK basketball. Survivors other than his wife include one daughter, Ashley (Travis) Holley, Summer Shade, KY; one grandchild, Levi Walker Holley; one brother, Dennis Lee McKinney, FL; and special sister in law, Brenda Johnson. Preceding him in death, besides his parents, were one brother Steve McKinney. Funeral services will be Thursday, February 27, 2020, 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Johnny Hubbard officiating. Burial will follow in the Metcalfe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 3:00-8:00 P.M. and on Thursday, February 27, 2020 after 7:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00 P.M.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Jemima Jane Kinslow Workman

Jemima Jane Kinslow Workman, 90, Edmonton, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020 at Metcalfe County Health and Rehab. Born July 13, 1929 in Glasgow, KY she was a daughter of the late Reverend R. S. and Julia Houchens Kinslow. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son Dave Bruton, Edmonton; sister in law, Fannie Kinslow, Glasgow; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death besides her parents were her 2 husbands, Clarence Stony Bruton and Leonard Workman; one son, Phillip Dewayne Bruton; four sisters, Pauline Kinslow, Katheryn Isenberg, Helen Keith and Opal Chambers; and four brothers, Louie, Charles, Bob, and Elvis Kinslow. Funeral services will be Monday, February 24, 2020, 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Larry Cooksey officiating. Burial will follow in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, February 23, 2020, 2:00-5:00 P.M. and Monday, February 24, 2020, 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00 P.M.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

MARLENE PAULL CASSADY

Shelia Marlene Paull Cassady, 59, Summer Shade, passed away Monday, January 27, 2020 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Born January 31, 1960 in Dearborn, MI, she was a daughter of the late Lola Carnahan Paull and Rendell Paull. She was the wife of Danny Cassady, who survives. They were married 39 years. She worked as a caretaker. Survivors other than her husband, include one daughter, Shana (Matthew) Thrasher, Summer Shade; one son, Dane (Stephanie) Cassady, Taylorsville, KY; one sister, Darlene (Roger) Hodges, Summer Shade; one brother, Larry (Arlene) Paull, Crab Orchard, KY; and two grandchildren, Barkley Firkins and Eric Cassady. Funeral services will be Thursday, January 30, 2020, 1:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Willie Dale Westmoreland officiating. Burial will follow in the Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:00-8:00 PM and on Thursday, January 30, 2020 after 7:00 AM until time of services at 1:00.

Friday, January 3, 2020

Bessie Aline Pedigo Bartley

Bessie Aline Pedigo Bartley, 92, of Beaumont, Kentucky, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2019 at the home of her daughter, Margaret Fraser. Bessie, born on September 30, 1927 and raised in Metcalfe Co., was the daughter of James Fred Pedigo and Maud Francis Jennings and the wife of Cloyd Powell Bartley. Bessie was a homemaker and assisted her husband in the management of their lumber company. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, and spending time with friends and family and was a member of the Metcalfe Co. Homemakers. Bessie was a member of Summer Shade Christian Church. On May 15, 1945, in Burkesville, Kentucky, she married Cloyd Powell Bartley, who preceded her in death in 1993. Bessie is survived by a daughter, Margaret Bartley Fraser (L. Michael) of Berryville, Virginia; one sister, Edith Kingrey Duvall of Glasgow, Kentucky; two grandchildren: Laura Fraser Wyttenbach (Keith) of Frederick, Maryland and Russell Bartley Fraser (Kathy) of Pooler, Georgia; four great-grandchildren: Matthew Russell Fraser of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Grace Delaney Wyttenbach and Parker James Wyttenbach of Frederick, Maryland, and Rose Marie Fraser of Pooler, Georgia and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with her mother, father, and husband, Bessie was preceded in death by four brothers;: Albert Earl Pedigo (Elizabeth), William Eugene Pedigo (Marie), Edward Hershell Pedigo (Jennie), and Ernest Elmore Pedigo (Joyce) and a sister, Mary Pedigo Welch (Vernon), and four half-sisters; Margaret Hazel Carter (George), Lillie Blanch Lawson (John), Maud Opal Jennings (Bernice) and Ruby Della Garrett (Herbert), and a half-brother James Clayton Pedigo (Hallie Jane). Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January5, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade. Burial will follow at Skaggs Creek Cemetery in the family plot. Visitation will be on January 4th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and on January 5th from 8:00 AM until time of the service, with Reverend Bill Campbell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bessie’s memory to the Summer Shade Fire Department.