McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Lisa Gay Howard Williams

 

 

   Lisa Gay Howard Williams, age 64, of the Sulphur Lick Community passed away Monday, September  20, 2021 at U K Medical Center. Born February 12, 1957 in Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late H B and Clorine Rouse Howard. She was the widow of Billy Lee Williams who preceded her in death February 11, 2011.

   She worked as cafeteria manager at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary and was a Christian.

   Survivors include three sons, Brandon (Ashtyn) Williams, Tompkinsville, Joseph Williams, Sulphur Lick and Matthew (Emily) Williams, Tompkinsville; five grandchildren, Jayden, Ryan, Addison, Korbin, and Letty Ann; and one great grandchild, Alliah.

   Funeral services will be Friday, September 24, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, September 23, 2021, 3:00-8:00 P.M. and on Friday after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

  Due to the increase of Covid cases mask are required.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Arnold Ray Cassady


 

   Arnold Ray Cassady, age 95, of Edmonton left this earth Thursday afternoon, September 16, 2021. He remained until his final breath in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loved ones. Born May 16, 1926, in Beechville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Eugene and Helen VanZant Cassady and the loving husband of 71 years of Louella Harris Cassady who survives.

   He was a member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church and a proud veteran of the US Army of WWII. He was a Christian, Husband, Dad, Pa and Friend.

   Survivors other than his wife include, his children, Micheal “Butch”  (Renee) Cassady  and L. David (Terri) Cassady; one sister, Betty (Rex) Bunch, Edmonton; grandchildren, Micah Cassady (Darren) Thompson, Alex (Stephanie ) Cassady, April (Casey) Taylor and Eris Anne Smith; and great grandchildren, Lynzee Cassady, Myles Cassady, Lexie, Rinoa Cassady, Cassady Thompson, and Elodie Taylor.

   He was preceded in death by his grandson, David Nathan Cassady and his siblings James Cassady, Dorothy Lamberth, Eugene “Bug”Cassady Jr., Ruby Roberts, and Margie Harris.

   Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

   Memorials may be made to the Pink Ridge Cemetery.

   He will be missed.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Anna Lee Traylor Wilson


 

 

   Anna Lee Traylor Wilson, age 89, of Glasgow, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Creekwood Nursing Facility in Russellville, KY. Born November 2, 1931 in Summer Shade she was a daughter of the late George Kirbey and Lillie Witty Traylor and the widow of the late George Wilson Jr.

   She worked at KY Pants, Mallory’s, and Lermans and was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include two daughters, Debbie (Johnny) Ritter and Sue Lewis both of Glasgow; one sister, Martha Gibbons, Summer Shade; one grandchild, Bradley (Olivia) Ritter, Glasgow; one great grandchild, Cheyenne Ritter; and two nieces Marla Arterburn and Jolana Myers.

   Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband were one sister, Kathleen Jessie; brothers in law, Holland Jessie and Jack Gibbons; and sister in law Virginia Arterburn.

   Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

   Memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Cemetery.

   Due to the increase in Covid cases face mask are required.

  

Martha Lee Eldridge Dubree


  

 

   Martha Lee Eldridge Dubree, age 71, of Cave City, formerly of Summer Shade passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at T J Samson Hospital.

   Born January 5, 1950 in Summer Shade, she was a daughter of the late James Benny and Ruth Ann Hurt Eldridge. She was a homemaker and a member of Hagan’s Grove Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters, Kimberly (Bryan) Calvert, Glasgow and Linda (Mickey) McClellan, Glasgow; three sons, Mark Elsner, Glasgow, Michael (Tammy) Dubree, Edmonton and Clint Kinnaird; five sisters, Frances (Barry) Davis, Ruby (Darrell) Turner, Caffie Stilts, Sue Cook, and Judy Book; grandchildren, Cody, Jacob, and Dakota Dubree, Bryson and Zion Calvert, Traiton Elsner, McKenzie Bradley, Kimberly Gilpin, Steven Gilpin, Braxton Glass and Kimberly Kinnaird; and great grandchildren, Kennedy, Alexis, Mason, Connor

and Jaxston

   Preceding her in death besides her parents, were 2 brothers, James Eldridge and Ernest Eldridge and one sister, Connie Eldridge.

   Funeral services will be Monday, September 20, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Taylor Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, September 19, 2021, 5:00-9:00 P.M.  and on Monday, September 20 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

   Memorials may be made to the Skaggs Creek Cemetery and left at the funeral home.

   The family has requested mask be worn.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Ronnie Estes


  
Ronnie Keith Estes, age 59, Edmonton, Ky, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021.   Born July 14, 1962, at Glasgow, KY, he was the son of the late Herman  and Neva Welsh Estes

    He was a truck driver and an U.S. Army veteran.

   He is survived by his brother Larry Todd (Sheila) Estes and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Darrell Estes. 
Funeral services will be Sunday, September 19, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Ricky Shive officiating.  Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be Sunday, September 19, from 10:00 till 2:00 P.M.

   Memorials can be made to help with funeral expense and can be left at the funeral home


Ruby Collins White Anderson


    Ruby Collins White Anderson, age 96, Glasgow passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at her residence. Born February 22, 1925 at Salt Lick Bend in Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Mattie Farley and Hunter White and the widow of Dempsey Anderson.

   She was retired from Carton Spinning Company and of the Church of Christ faith.

   Survivors include four daughters, Runell Davidson, Glasgow, Peggie Meredith, Brownsville, Nancy Robinson, Glasgow and Sadie Phelps, Scottsville; 27 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren;  and extended family, Regina Cummins and Richard Branham.

   Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents were daughters, Faye Jennings, Rejina Branham, Hilda Baker and Louise Rose; grandson, Donald Wade Robinson; grand daughter, Donna Gale Davidson; and several brothers and sisters.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, September 18, 2021, 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Mark Parks officiating.  Burial will follow in the Leslie Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, September 17, 5:00-8:00 P.M. and on Saturday after 8:00 A.M. until time of services.

   Memorials may be made to the Leslie Cemetery

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Timothy "Tim" Alan Mosby

 

Timothy “Tim” Alan Mosby, age 55, of Summer Shade passed away suddenly Friday, September 10, 2021 at his residence. Born May 28, 1966, he was a son of the late David Mosby and Mary Spear Frazier, who survives.

   He worked at Sumitomo.

   Survivors beside his mother, include one daughter, Erica (Thomas) Waid, Summer Shade; one son Justin (Ashley) Mosby, Scottsville; three grandchildren, Chloe Mosby, Aubree Mosby, and Bently Mosby: and one brother, Tony (Deleda) Mosby, Glasgow.

   Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Mark Parks officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 14, 2021, after 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

   

Darla Faye Shirley Hester


 

 

Darla Faye Shirley Hester, age 60, of Glasgow passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at T J Samson Hospital. Born December 31, 1960 in Glasgow, she was the daughter of Clarence Shirley and Wanda Mae Glass.

   She worked at several factories and was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include one son, Justin (Kaiseylayne) Hester, Glasgow; one grandchild, Emersyn Rae Hester; her son’s grandmother, Joyce “Ma” Hester; sister- in- law, Wendy Haney; father of her son, Robert Hester;  special friend, Jerry Landrum; nephew, Matthew Haney; and niece Laura Haney..

    Funeral services will be Monday, September 13, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Frank Stratton officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, September 13, after 11:00 A.M. until time of services at 2:00.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Anita Faye Shaw Turner


 

 

      Anita Faye Shaw Turner, age 65, of Tompkinsville passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Albert B Chandler Hospital in Lexington. Born February 19, 1956, she was the daughter of the late William “Ben” and Mary Margaret Gwinn Shaw and the wife of 48 years of Jimmy Turner, who survives.

   She was a homemaker and a member of Hickory College Church of Christ.

   Survivors include one sister, Sheila (Chester) Whitlow, Edmonton; five brothers, Ray Shaw, Beaumont, Danny (Becky) Shaw, Red Boiling Springs, TN, Ricky Shaw, Summer Shade, David (Donna) Shaw, Summer Shade and Tim Shaw, Edmonton; two very special nieces, Tracy (Stephen) and Kinsley Dodson, Summer Shade; one special nephew Chris (Rhonda) Turner, Tompkinsville; and several other nieces and nephews.

   Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Keith Shaw; one sister Pam Shaw Stinson; two sisters in laws, Polly Shaw and Michelle Shaw; one nephew, Dustin Shaw; one great niece, Kaylee Young; and her grandparents, Glenn and Susan Shaw and Garnett and Ruth Gwinn.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, September 11, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Joey Harbison officiating. Burial will follow in the Harlans Cross Roads cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, September 10, 2021, 3:00-7:00 P.M. and on Saturday, Saturday, September 11 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 2:00.

   Memorials may be made to the Harlans Cross Roads Cemetery

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Anthony "Buddy" Terry Knipp


 

 

   Anthony “Buddy” Terry Knipp, age 77, of the Lone Star Ridge Community passed away Friday, September 3, 2021 at Signature Healthcare Tompkinsville. Born February 22, 1944 in Edmonton, he was a son of the late Kenneth Rutledge Knipp and Hazel Young Knipp Morrison.

   Buddy is survived by his wife, of 60 years, Barbara Brown Knipp. He was a farmer and retired as an employee of the state of KY. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Lone Star Missionary Baptist Church.

   Survivors include four daughters, Brenda Knipp, Summer Shade, Sarah “Cookie”  (Donnie) Smith, Edmonton, Linda (Johnny) Dyer, Lone Star Ridge Community, and Krystal Knipp, Edmonton; one son Terry (Loretta) Knipp, Edmonton; thirteen grandchildren, Anthony “ Tony”, Amanda, Kandace, Melissa, Sarah, Matthew, Michelle, Travis, Christopher, William, Kenneth, Demetria, and Joe Dale; three step grandchildren, Nicole, Courtney, and Whitney; sixteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and one more on the way; and several half brothers and sisters.

   Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by one daughter in law, Angelete Knipp and the grandparents that raised him Bill and Sarah Young and step father Hershel Morrison

   Graveside services will be Monday, September 6, 2021, at 12:00 noon at Beaumont Cemetery, with burial to follow in the Beaumont Cemetery.

   Memorials may be made to the Beaumont Cemetery.

Sunday, August 29, 2021

William Watson Dubre


 

 

   William Watson Dubre, age 66, of Dubre passed away August 28, 2021 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. Born May 1, 1955 in Glasgow, he was a son of the late William Wallace and Ruby Glaydell Vibbert Dubre.

   He was a farmer and of the Church of Christ faith.

   Survivors include two daughters, Misty (Rob) Batdorf, Jeffersonville, IN and Lacey (Kevin) Kerr, Glasgow; two sons, Wesley (Carla) Dubre, Summer Shade and Brad (Tessa) Dubre, Summer Shade; 9 grandchildren, Tyler (Courtney) Dubre, Jessica (Clayton Richardson) Dubre, Jimmie Dubre, Kennady Dubre, Kendall Kerr, Kolten Dubre, Aubrey Batdorf, Levi Kerr and Stella Dubre; three great grandchildren, Paislee, Cooper and Connor; and the mother of his children, Debbie Dubre.

   Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by one granddaughter, Lydia Kerr and one sister, Kathy Alexander.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Jeff Vibbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Marrowbone Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 2:00-8:00 P.M. and on Wednesday morning after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00.

   Memorials may be made to Summer Shade Fire Department.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Barbara Gail Smith Hagan

  

 

   Barbara Gail Smith Hagan, age 56, of Summer Shade passed away Thursday, August 25, 2021 at Monroe County Medical Center. Born November 1, 1964 in Tompkinsville, KY she was a daughter of the late Clifton Smith and Ellen Ethridge Smith, who survives.

   Barbara worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Monroe County Medical Center for many years and was of the Church of Christ faith.

  Survivors other than her mother, include one sister, Nancy (Darrell Bennett) Miller, Glasgow; nieces, Cindy (David) Zipf and Amy (Johnathon Carter) Miller; one nephew, Daniel Miller; and one great niece and three great nephews, Jacie, Waylon, Case, and Kade.

   Other than her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Hagan; brother, Rickey Smith; and grandparents, Raymond and Mary Allen Smith and Covell and Beatrice Ethridge.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 12:00 noon at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, August 27, 2021, 3:00-8:00 P.M. and on Saturday, August 28, 2021 after 8:00 A.M.  until time of services at noon.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the White Cemetery

Joyce Ann Blankenship Harper


    Joyce Ann Blankenship Harper, age 78, of Summer Shade, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Signature Health Care in Tompkinsville. Born August 25, 1943 in Burkesville, KY she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Pearlie Hagan Blankenship.

   She was a homemaker, care giver, enthusiastic quilt maker, doll maker and cook.

   Survivors include three daughters, Janetta (Dicky) Kirk, Tompkinsville, Sharon McMurtrey, Summer Shade and Karen (Jimmy) Moore, Marrowbone; three sons, Junior (Teressa) Harper, Summer Shade, Ashley (Sarah) Harper, Glasgow and Wesley (Angie) Harper, Summer Shade; one sister, Dorothy McCool, Dubre; one brother, Arlie Ralph Blankenship, Dubre; twelve grandchildren, Jared Harper, Dustin Kirk, Travis Harper, Jacob Harper, Jamie Davis, Justin Moore, Russ McMurtrey, Emily McMurtrey, Ty McMurtrey, Zachary Harper, Abigail Harper, and Hunter Harper; and ten great grandchildren.

   Preceding her in death besides her parents was the father of her children, Phillip Harper and one sister Eva Vibbert.

   Funeral services will be Sunday, August 29, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, August 29, 2021, 10:00 A.M.  until time of the service.

   Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Randy Mae Dyer Thacker


 

   Randy Mae Dyer Thacker, age 73, of the Lone Star Ridge community left this world for her heavenly home on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Cumberland County Hospital.

Born June 4, 1948, in the Pea Ridge community of Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Marvin and Dullie Long Thacker.

   She was a housewife and of the Pentecostal faith.

  Survivors include, two daughters, Deloris (Billy) Taylor and Judy (Frankie) Branham both of the Lone Star Ridge community; one son, Johnny (Linda) Dyer, Lone Star Ridge; one sister, Chris (Ricky) Morrison, Lone Star Ridge; one brother, Paul Thacker, Lone Star Ridge; 9 grandchildren, Daniel (Whitney) Piper, Randi Piper, Michael (Anna) Piper, Jonathan Piper, Jordan Branham Miranda Branham, Michelle (Sam) Adams, Sarah Dyer, and Matthew Dyer; 11 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

   Preceding her in death besides her parents, were her husband Johnny Ralph Dyer and one sister Shirley Sue (Charlie) Abney.

   Funeral services will be Friday, August 27, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Matthew Dyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, August 26, 2021, 3:00 -8:00 A.M. and on Friday, after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

JACKIE RAY FISH


 

 

   Jackie Ray Fish, age 68, of Summer Shade passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at Baptist Floyd Hospital, New Albany, IN. Born November 27, 1952 in Beech Grove, IN, he was a son of the late Glyn Fish and Reba Geenett Estes Fish, who survives.

   He was a retired sewing machine mechanic and worked as a part time driver for Golden Years. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, musician and farmer.

   Survivors besides his mother, include one daughter, Leslie (David) Sparks, Tompkinsville; one grandson, John Garrett Hammer, Summer Shade; and his companion of 31 years, Shirley Anderson.

   Funeral services will be Monday, August 23, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Lewis Blythe officiating. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, August, 22, 2021, 1:00-6:00 P.M. and on Monday, August 23, 2021 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 2:00.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the White Cemetery.

   Due to Covid-19 numbers rising in our area, the family has requested that all visitors wear a mask.

  

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Robin Alan Bryan

 

 

   

   

   Robin Alan Bryan, age 69, of Summer Shade, passed away Monday, August 16, 2021 at T J Samson Hospital.

   Robin was born in Rantoul, IL to the late Robert Lee Bryan and Ruth Delight Braman Bryan.

   He was an Air Force veteran and of the Pentecostal faith.

   Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Peoples Bryan; two daughters Kristie Bryan and Cara Bryan and one son Kevin Bryan; three half sisters Karen Garvey, Kim De Couto and Kathy Librich; one brother Gary Bryan and one half brother Paul Gerber, two grandchildren Colton and Karson.

   In addition to his parents he was preceeded in death by one half brother Joe Liebman.

   Graveside funeral services will be Friday, August 20, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Summer Shade Cemetery.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Lance Wayne Holloway

 


Lance Wayne Holloway, age 61, of Darlington South Carolina passed away August 9, 2021 in South Carolina.

    Lance was born in Tompkinsville KY to the late Drexel and Ruth Roberts Holloway.

    Lance worked as a plant manager for Air Liqued who produces commercial gas.

    Lance is survived by five brothers, Terry Holloway of Lexington, Gaius Holloway of Summer Shade, Forrest Holloway of Tompkinsville, Derek (Janice) Holloway of Minnesota and Alan Holloway of Summer Shade as well as several nieces and nephews.        

    Other than his parents, he was preceeded in death by a sister-in-law Trudy Holloway.

     Funeral services will be Thursday August 19, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the Mt. Gilead Church of Christ with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

   Visitation will be Thursday August 19, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M. at the Mt Gilead Church of Christ.

    In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Mt. Gilead Cemetery and can be left with the funeral home.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Polly Shaw

 


    Polly Kay Ballard Shaw, age 71, of the Beaumont community passed away August 13, 2021 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland in Somerset, KY.

     Polly was born in Glasgow, KY. to the late Rance Ballard Sr. and Delsie Ford Ballard.

    She was a machine operator in several local clothing manufacturing factories and was a member of the Marrowbone Baptist Church.

     She is survived by her husband of thirty seven years Ray Shaw of Beaumont, one son Todd (Nicole) Thurman of Edmonton and one granddaughter Megan Thurman.

   Other than her parents she was preceeded in death by one brother Rance Ballard Jr. and two sisters Patty Ann Ballard and Peggy Ballard.

     Funeral services will be Tuesday August 17, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Darrell Bartley officiating. Burial will follow in the Beaumont Cemetery.

     Visitation will be Monday August 16, 2021 from 3:00 P.M. till 8:00  and on August 17 from 8:00 A.M. till time for the funeral  at the McMurtrey Funeral Home

    In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Beaumont Cemetery and can be left at the funeral home.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Debra Fay Garrett Hawkins

 

   Debra Fay Garrett Hawkins, age 66, of Cookeville, TN. passed away August 8, 2021 at the Cookeville Medical Center.

    Debra was born in Glasgow, KY. on September 6, 1954 to the late Henry and Marjorie Hunley Garrett.

    She was a member of Union #2 Missionary Baptist Church and worked as a machine operator in Cookeville.

    Debra is survived by one brother, Barry Garrett of Glasgow and several nephews.

   

    Funeral services will be Wednesday August 11, 2021 at 12:00 noon at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Union # 2 cemetery.

    Visitation will be Wednesday August 11 from 10:00 A.M. till funeral time of noon.

    In lieu of flowers memorials are encouraged to help with funeral expenses and can be left at the McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Scotty Allen Bryant

 

     Scotty Allen Bryant, age 46 of Glasgow, passed away.

     Scotty was born December 13, 1974 in Glasgow Ky. to Rena Bryant Westmoreland and Danny Westmoreland.

      Scotty worked in the restaurant industry and was of the Christian faith.

      Scotty is survived by his wife Kathy Wilson Bryant; one son Trever (Aleisha) Bryant of Glasgow and a bonus son Landon McCandless; one sister Crystal Westmoreland of Michigan; four brothers TJ (Ashley) Westmoreland of Summer Shade, Nikki (Tiffany) Westmoreland of Glasgow, Dusty Westmoreland  of Summer Shade and one step brother Shannon (Kristian) Westmoreland of Glasgow.

       In addition to his parents he was preceeded in death by his grand parents Johnny Roscoe and Lucy Bushong Bryant.

       A memorial service will be held Saturday – August 7, 2021 – 2:00 P.M. at Branstetter Park with Willie Dale Westmoreland officiating. Visitation will follow the service until 6:00 P.M. at the park.

       A private burial will follow at a later date as cremation was chosen.

       In lieu of flowers memorials are encouraged to help with funeral expenses and can be made to McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Jesse (JD) Capps

 

 

   Jesse (JD) Capps, age 82, of Summer Shade, passed away July 30, 2021 at Monroe County Medical Center. Born February 10, 1939 in Finney, KY he was a son of the late Lizzzie Laura Melton and Willie (Bill) Capps.

   He was a salesman for Capps Associate, was a farmer, and preached at several churches. He attended and preached at Cumberland Presbyterian Church and he was a United States Army veteran.

   Survivors include two daughters, Tammy (Jimmy) Brown, Horse Cave and Tabatha (Stacy) Jones, Summer Shade;  seven grandchildren, Makayle (Lindsey) Goodman, Stephanie (Brandy) Polston, Tylor Capps, Charity (Heather) Smith, Jasmine (Kyle) Glascoe, Chase Raney, and Kaleb Edwards; 15 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; and best and honored friend, Gerry Dennison.

   Preceding him in death besides his parents, were his wife, Gail Huff Capps; one son, Travis Capps, and two brothers, Gilbert and George Capps.

   Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Lick Branch Church, with Brother Chad Hunt and Brother Paul Grider officiating. Burial will follow in the Lick Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, August 2, 2021 at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 4:00-8:00 P.M and at Lick Branch Church after 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

   Memorials may be made to the Lick Branch Cemetery.

Loretta (Nanny) Murley Dubree


  

      Loretta (Nanny) Murley Dubree, age 83, of Summer Shade, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 at Hospice House of Bowling Green.

   Born September 23, 1937 in Burkesville KY she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Dollie Fletcher Murley and the widow of the late Bennie Dubree. She was a babysitter for 50 years and a member of the Marrowbone Church of Christ.

   Survivors include one son, Greg and his wife Myra Dubree, Summer Shade;  two sisters, Evelyn Ferguson, Summer Shade and Jamie Farley, Marrowbone; two grandchildren, Jordan (Peanut) and her husband Lee Harper, Edmonton, and Tyler and his wife, Maranda Dubree, Summer Shade; and four great-grandchildren, Jensen and Emmi Harper, Hudson and soon to be, Jameson Dubree.

   Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents was one son, Jeff Dubree; two brothers, Stanley and Herbert Murley and two sisters, Frances Janes, and Opal Harlan.

   Funeral services will be Monday, August 2, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Willie Dale Westmoreland officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be August 1, 2021, 1:00 – 8:00:P.M and on Monday, after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

   Memorials may be made to Southern Kentucky Hospice House or the Summer Shade Fire Department and may be left at the funeral home

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Susan Lyon Sandidge


  
Susan Lyon Sandidge, age 78, of Edmonton, KY passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 at her residence. Born March 26, 1943 in Stoutland, MO, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Zelpha Burke Lyon.

   She was retired from Sumitomo and was baptized at Pleasant Hill Church of Christ and attended South Edmonton Church of Christ.

   Survivors include her husband Welby (Pinkey) Sandidge; two daughters Lori Ann (Shane) Walton, Glasgow and Jan Sue Sandidge, Edmonton; one son Donald Lee (Francisca) Sandidge, Edmonton; six sisters, Mattie Edwards, Mary Veith, Sally Thorburg, Dee Lyon, Ruby Noe, and Esther Sherrer; and two grandchildren, Stephanie (Andrew) Gilpin and Allie Walton.

   Preceding her in death besides her parents, were three brothers, Burke, Campbell and Gene Lyon; and two sisters Betty Street and Floye Knapp.

   Graveside services will be Saturday, July 24, 2021, 12:00 noon at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, with Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

   Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation,

  


Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Janice Jennings


 

   Janice Christine Grissom Jennings, age 83, of Glasgow passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at NHC Health Care. Born November 2, 1937 in Edmonton, she was a daughter of the late Fidella Stephens and Gordon Morris Grissom and the wife of Billy Joe (Calhoun) Jennings, who survives. They were married 58 years.

   She had worked at Mallory’s and as a licensed practical nurse at T J Samson Hospital for 10 years. She loved genealogy and watching Wheel of Fortune.

   Survivors include two daughters, Karen Dowell, Glasgow and Julia Vaughan, Camden AR; one son, Timothy (Tammy) Joe Jennings, Glasgow; one half brother Howard Grissom; seven grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

   Preceding her in death besides her parents, one grandchild Vanessa Johnson, two sisters, Geneva Maurcine Grissom and Anna Mae Grissom; two half brothers, Junior and Samuel Phelps; and one son in law Robert Vaughn.

   Funeral services will be Friday, July 23, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Roger Poynter officiating. Burial will follow in the Gee Harvey Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, July 22, 2021, 3:00-8:00 P.M. and on Friday, July 23, 2021 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Gee Harvey Cemetery.

                                                

Monday, July 19, 2021

Stanley Murley


 

   Stanley Simpson Murley, 87, of Summer Shade passed away Monday, July 19, 2021 at Signature Health Care of Monroe County.

   Stanley was born in Burkesville, Ky. on November 6, 1933 to the late Raymond Herbert and Dollie Rebecca (Fletcher) Murley.

    He was a farmer all his life and was of the Church of Christ faith.

    Stanley is survived by his wife of 68 years Virginia Short Murley; two daughters Pamela Arnett of Tompkinsville and Deloris Huff of Gamaliel; two grandchildren Cheri Brady of Springfield, TN and David Huff of Gamaliel; two great grandchildren Kalie Hill and Alyssa Brady and one great great grandchild Corbin Graves

     Stanley is also survived by three sisters, Loretta Dubree and Evelyn Ferguson of Summer Shade and Jamie Farlee of Marrowbone.

      Other than his parents he is preceded in death by son in laws Jaydean Huff and Steve Arnett; one brother Herbert Murley; two sisters Francis Janes and Opal Harlan and three brothers in laws Bennie Dubree, Kelsey Farlee and Rama Harlan.

      Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Willie Dale Westmoreland officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery.

     Visitation will be Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 2:00 P.M. – 8: P.M. and on Wednesday July 21 from 8: A.M. till time of services at 1:00 P.M.

     In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Summer Shade Cemetery and can be left at the funeral home.

 

Sunday, July 11, 2021

William (Billy) Albert Cook

 

 

   William (Billy) Albert Cook, age 77, of Edmonton, KY passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021 at his home. Born February 5, 1944, he was a son of the late Albert and Ruie McFarland Cook and the husband of 58 years of Sylvia McCoy Cook, who survives.

   He was a farmer, drove a gas truck for Ashland Oil and was of the Church of Christ faith. He was a veteran of the U S Army.

   Survivors other than his wife include, two sons Tracy (Beverly) Cook, Edmonton and Kelly Cook, Glasgow; two sisters, Betty Robertson, Edmonton and Gladys Hughes, Glasgow; two brothers, Donnie Cook, Hiseville and Jessie Cook of Bowling Green; 4 grandchildren, Daniell Elmore, Nicole Cook, Owen Kelby Cook, and Zackary Cook; and three great grand children.

   Preceding him in death besides his parents, were two brothers, Wesley and Bobby Cook; and one sister Joyce Nichols.

   Graveside funeral services will be Monday, July, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in the Randolph community of Metcalfe County. Brother Gary Richardson will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Glasgow Chapter of DAV.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

  

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Jimmy Darrell Hurt Sr

 

 

   Jimmy Darrell Hurt, Sr. age 72, of Glasgow, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at his residence. Born June 10, 1949 in Burkesville, KY he was a son of the late Pauline Branham and Benton Hurt and the husband of the late Sue Ann Harper Hurt.

   He was retired from Suburban Propane and of the Church of Christ faith.

   Survivors include three sons, Jimmy Darrell (Martha) Hurt Jr, Glasgow, Farrell (James Clevesy) Hurt, Glasgow, and Timmie Daniel (Crystal) Hurt, Glasgow; one sister, Sue Cumbee, Summer Shade; two brothers, Cecil Joe Davis, Edmonton, and Billy (Ruth Ann) Hurt, Edmonton; grandchildren, John Curtis Hurt, Kevin Lee Shaw, Danny Joe Shaw, Timmie Hurt Jr, Brandon Hurt, Hunter Hurt, Beau Hurt, Jimmy Luke Hurt, Ali Sexton, Shana Hunt, and Isabella Hunt; and 13 great grandchildren.

   Preceding him in death besides his wife and parents were brothers, Jerry and Bobby Hurt.

   Funeral services will be Friday, July 9, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Mark Park officiating. Burial will follow in the Lick Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, July 8, 2021, 11:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. and after 8:00 A.M. on Friday, July 9 until time of services at 1:00.

   Memorials may be made to the Lick Branch Cemetery.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Richard Cornelius Preve

 

   Richard Cornelius Preve, age 87 of Edmonton, KY passed away June 29, 2021 at T J Samson hospital.

   Born in Penacook, New Hampshire he was a son of the late Joseph and Nina Young Preve. He worked as a manager of furniture stores and belonged to Grace Union Church.

   He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Ciceroni Preve, one daughter Gloria (Jimmy) Lowe of Edmonton: three sons, Ricky (Shirley) Preve of New Hampshire, Edward (Teresa) Preve of Georgia and Michael Jodoin of Florida; nine grandchildren Jeanine, Christopher, Samuel and James Preve, Rebekah (Nathan) Byrd, Jonathan (Lindsey) Lawhon, Michael Misko and Daniel and Brandon Colt Jodoin as well as several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

   In addition to his parents he was preceeded in death by three sisters and one brother.

   A memorial service will be held at a later date as cremation was chosen.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Freddie Wayne Shaw

 

 

   Freddie Wayne Shaw, age 65, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at his residence.

   Born in Burkesville, KY he was a son of the late Raymond and Mammie Ellen Shaw. He worked as a truck driver and was a member of the Mt Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters, Lora Ellen Shaw, Tompkinsville and Hannah Marie (Tyler) Walbert, Glasgow; one sister JoAnn Walters, Glasgow; two grandchildren, Torri Stinson, Laken Walbert, and another granddaughter due in August, Catherine Grace Walbert; the mother of his children, Marilyn Hammer Shaw; and several nieces and nephews that loved him dearly.

   Preceding him in death besides his parents, were one daughter, Brittany Danielle Shaw and four brothers, Wendell, Gale (Goober), Roger, and Jerry Donald Shaw.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Willie Bunch officiating. Burial will follow in the New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, June 26, 2021, 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00 P.M.

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

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Clarke Bradley Nelson Jr

 

 

   Clarke Bradley Nelson Jr, age 68, of Edmonton, KY passed away Friday, June 18, 2021 at Barren County Nursing Home.

   Born July 14, 1952 in San Antonia, TX, he was a son of the late Clarke Nelson Sr and Nancy Moor Nelson, who survives.  He worked as an airplane mechanic.

   Survivors include one daughter, Melinni Boca, FL; three loving sisters; one grandchild Dave Castille;  friends, Rita K Shaw and Ken Teed; and other loving family.

  He was preceded in death, besides his father by his wife Joan A Nelson.

   Cremation was chosen.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Mary Louise Branham Rose

  

   Mary Louise Branham Rose, age 80, of Glasgow, passed away Friday, June 11, 1921 at T J Samson Hospital.

   Born February 1, 1941 in Burkesville, KY, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Branham and Ruby White Branham Anderson, who survives.

   She had worked at Mallory’s and of the Church of Christ faith.

   Survivors include four daughters, Carolyn (Jerry) Fields, Manchester, KY, Sharon (Todd) Oliver, Glasgow, Hannah (Timmy) Lloyd, Summer Shade, and Pat Beauchamp, Glasgow; one son, Wayne (Karen) Rose, Glasgow; 5 sisters, Runell Davidson, Glasgow, Peggy Meredith, Brownsville, Nancy Robinson, Glasgow, Sadie Phelps, Scottsville, and Regina Cummings, Glasgow; one brother, Richard Branham, Edmonton;  11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

   Preceding her in death besides her father, was her husband John Robert (Bob) Rose; three sisters, Fay Jennings, Hilda Baker, and Rejina Branham and one granddaughter, Cheyenne Lloyd.

    Funeral services will be Monday, June 14, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Mark Parks officiating. Burial will follow in the Mud Camp Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, June 13, 2021, 1:00-6:00 P.M. and on Monday, June 14, 2021 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

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

Monday, May 17, 2021

Todd Thompson

 

 

   Blakie Todd Thompson, age 55,  of the Randolph community passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021. Born January 12, 1966 in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Betty (Gentry) and Joe (Mr Joe) Thompson.

   Survivors include a son, Blake Austin Thompson, Glasgow; step mother, Joyce Thompson, Edmonton; step sister, Sarah Drury, Edmonton; step brother Joe Akers, Louisville; and several cousins.

  A memorial service may be held at a later date, as cremation was chosen.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Kenneth Strode

 

   Kenneth (Kenny) Edwin Strode, age 70, of Fountain Run passed away May 3, 2021 at his home.

   Kenny was born September 18, 1950 in Tompkinsville, Ky. to the late James Edwin and Della Frances Hurt Strode.

   Kenny was a owner operator of his own trucking company.

   Kenny is survived by his wife Sylvia Fuller Strode: one daughter, Angie (Chris) Tucker of Sulphur Well; one son, Mark (Beth) Strode of Glasgow and a stepson Cord Thurman; seven grandchildren Brilee, Gracie, Mason and Ty Tucker, Kayla, Preston and Rylan Strode and one step grandchild Hannah Thurman. He is also survived by two sisters, Joyce (Terry) Blythe of Brandenberg and Barbara (Mickey) White of Marrowbone and one brother, Jodie Strode of Tompkinsville and one aunt, Minnie Pearl Gore.

   Other than his parents he was preceeded in death by one sister Betty Blankenship and one brother Jackie Strode.

   Funeral services will be Thursday May 6, 2021 at 1:00 P.M.at McMurtrey Funeral Home with limited seating. A walk through visitation will be on Wednesday May 5, 2021 from 2:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home and again on Thursday May 6 from 8:00 A.M. till funeral time. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Home Cemetery in Fountain Run, KY.

    Face masks are required no food or drinks are allowed and social distancing is required.

Monday, April 26, 2021

PHYLLIS MADGE HUBBARD JONES

 

 

   Phyllis Madge Hubbard Jones, age 74, of Summer Shade, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021 at her residence. Born in Lebanon, KY, November 9, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Audrey Williams Hubbard. She was married 55 years to Walter W. Jones, who survives.

   She was a homemaker, a teacher and a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, and a loving mother and grandmother.

   Survivors other than her husband, include one daughter, Tina  (Titus) Awokuse, Michigan; one son David Keith (Theresa) Jones, Louisville; one sister, Paula  (Larry) Blakeman, Campbellsville; and seven grandchildren, Daniel, Joshua, and Sarah Awokuse and Zachary, Bradley, Valerie, and Cameron Jones.

   Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by one son, Samuel W. Jones.

   A walk through visitation will be Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 noon, central time. A private family funeral will be held, with burial to follow in the Gee Harvey Cemetery.

  Memorials may be made to the Gee Harvey Cemetery.

   Due to Covid regulations, face mask are required, social distancing encouraged and no food or drinks.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Douglas M Vanzant

    

   Douglas Maxie VanZant, age 62, of Summer Shade, KY passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Greenview Hospital. He was born December 10, 1958, in Glasgow, a son of the late Maxie VanZant and Nell Cawthorn VanZant, who survives.

   He was a residential construction carpenter and of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors other than his mother, include one daughter, Nicki (Dustin) Anderson Sr, Louisville; one son, Daniel VanZant, Summer Shade; three sisters, Linda Muse, Glasgow, Jan Welsh, St Jacobs, IL, and Susan (Thomas) Smith, Summer Shade; five grandchildren Dustin Anderson Jr, Andrew Anderson, Nevaeh VanZant, Channing VanZant and Violet VanZant; very special friend, Betty Jones; and several nieces and nephews.

   Other than his father, he is preceded in death by a son, Jeremy VanZant.

   A walk through visitation will be Thursday, April 29, 2021, 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home.  A private family funeral service will be Thursday, April, 29, 2021 -2:00 P.M., with burial in the Summer Shade Cemetery.

   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Summer Shade Fire Department.

   Due to Covid regulations a mask is required, social distancing encouraged, and no food or drinks.

 

Friday, April 16, 2021

Ruth E Hodges Edwards Fergerson

 

Ruth Elizabeth Hodges Edwards Fergerson, 84, of Edmonton passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Metcalfe Health Care Center.

   Born November 14, 1936 in Summer Shade, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Elsie Branstetter Hodges.

   She was a homemaker and a member of the Hickory College Church of Christ.

   Survivors include  daughters, Lacy (Grayland) Lloyd, Bowling Green, Gloria (Bruce) Sullivan, Summer Shade and Vickie Stephens, Edmonton;  sons, Trent Fergerson, Nashville, TN and Jerry (Cindy) Fergerson, Bowling Green;  sister, Rose Garrett, Glasgow;  brothers, Loyd Hodges, Dalton (Linda) Hodges, and Roger (Darlene) Hodges, all of Summer Shade;  grandchildren, Jeremy Fergerson, Josh Fergerson, Clay Fergerson, Ava Fergerson, Matthew Stephens, Megan Stephens Hunn, Mary Lazaro, Emily Buren, David Sullivan, Michael Sullivan, Therese Sullivan, April Lloyd Westray, Seth Lloyd and Caleb Lloyd; and twelve great grandchildren.

   Preceding her in death besides her parents, were her husbands, Lenville Edwards and Mitchell Fergerson; sister, Bonnie Kesslar; and a great grandchild.

   Funeral services will be Sunday, April 18, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade, KY with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Monroe County. A walk through visitation will be Saturday, April 17, 2021, 2:00-8:00 P.M. and on Sunday, April 18, 2021 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 2:00.

   Due to Covid regulations face mask are required, social distancing encouraged and no food or drinks.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Tanya Micha Pennington Smith

 

   Tanya Micha Pennington Smith, age 46, of Glasgow passed away Sunday April 4, 2021, at the Medical Center of Bowling Green.

    She was born in Glasgow, Ky. to the late Radford Neal Pennington and Joyce Chumbly (Daniel) Troxall who survives. She was a housekeeping supervisor in the hospitality industry.

     In addition to her mother, she is survived by three sons, Bryan (Savannah) Smith of Edmonton, Brandon (Alison) Smith of Glasgow and Blake (Hollie) Smith of Oakland;  five grandchildren Axle, Chevelle, Allie, Kane and Kambree Smith. She is also survived by  two sisters Crystal (Donnie) Gearlds of Edmonton and Makyla Pennington of Glasgow; and one brother Dakota Pennington of Glasgow, the father of her children Danny Smith and step mother in law Tana Pennington.

     A walk through visitation will be held Wednesday April 7, 2021 from 10:00 am till 2:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with a private immediate family funeral to follow with limited seating. Burial will follow in the Noble Cemetery.

     Face masks are required, no food or drinks are allowed in the funeral home and social distancing must be practiced.

      In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Roger Dale Miller

 

 

 

   Roger Dale Miller, age 68, of Summer Shade, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his residence.

   Born September 12, 1952 in Louisville, KY he was a son of the late Sylvester and Catherine Robinson Miller. He was the husband of Elizabeth Craig Miller, who survives and they were married for 47 years.

   He worked on an assembly line at General Electric for 37 years and was of the Catholic faith.

   Survivors, other than his wife, include sons, Jeremy (Kim) Crump, Summer Shade, Kevin (Amy) Crump , Glasgow and Chris Miller, Summer Shade; sisters, Annette Kunce, Glasgow and Nancy Miller, LaGrange; brothers Pete Miller, Glasgow and Tony Miller, Summer Shade; grandchildren Justin Crump, Molly McLean, Jonathan Miller, Ashton Miller and Christopher Miller; and great grandchildren, Jace Crump, Jaxon Crump, and Allisa Lause.

  Preceding him death besides his parents, were brothers Billy Miller, and Clinton Miller, and sister Gennie Bargle

   Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

   McMurtrey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

May Dell Whitlow

 May Dell Cummins Whitlow, age 84, passed away March 23 in her home with family.

      May Dell was the sixth child born to the late Morad Cecil and Grace Ellen Strode Cummins of the Randolph community. May Dell married her childhood sweetheart, Philip Curtis Whitlow, to whom she was a devoted wife and mother to their five children. Together they raised their family and farmed in the Randolph community until Philip passed away in April of 2017.

       Surviving her are their children, Ann (Peter) Acree, Jesse (Gale) Whitlow, Paul Whitlow, Sam Whitlow (Kimberly DeWeese) all of Randolph and David Whitlow (John Scheller) of Evansville, Indiana. There are fourteen grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, a special niece Sondra Nuckols and a host of nieces and nephews who also survive her.

     Along with her parents, and husband she was preceded in death by four sisters, Edna Marie Cummins, Ruby Hegseth, Patty Nell Williams and Lucille Cummins, four brothers, Clarence, Virgil, Tom and Alonzo Cummins, one sister-in-law Ruth Cummins, two brothers – in –laws Earling Hegseth, Lewis Williams and special lifelong friend Jean Blakeman Rhea.

    A private family funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday March 27, 2021 at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Randolph.

     Visitation for the public will be Saturday March 27 from 10:00 A.M. till 2:00 P.M.

     Face masks are required, social distancing practiced and no food or drinks are allowed.

     The family wishes to take this opportunity to thank all her doctors who care for her during this journey with cancer: Dr. Pamela Smith, Dr. Craig Tyree, Dr. Ian Waheed, Dr. Richard Clouse, Hosparus Care of Kentucky, countless nurses and McMurtrey Funeral Home for their care and support.  

      In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her loving memory to the American Cancer Society and can be left at the funeral home.


Monday, March 22, 2021

Joe (Mr. Joe) W. Thompson

 

   Joe (Mr. Joe) Wallace Thompson, age 78, of Randolph passed away March 22, 2021 at Signature Health Care of Glasgow..

   Joe was born in Glasgow, Ky. He was the son of the late Howard and Ruth DeVore Thompson.

   Joe was a cosmetologist for 54 years and was a member of Pleasant Hill Church of Christ and a Mason.

   Joe is survived by his wife Joyce Akers Thompson, two sons Todd Thompson of Edmonton and Joe Akers (Jamie) of Louisville, one daughter Sarah Drury (Ken Joines) of Glasgow, and six grandchildren Blake Thompson, Kassidi Akers, Molly Akers, Salyssa Shoopman, Connor Spears and Peanut (Jaccy) Drury.

    Other than his parents he was preceeded in death by his first wife Betty Gentry Thompson.

    A walk through visitation will begin Thursday March 25, 2021 from 3:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Masonic Rites conducted at 6:00 P.M. Visitation will continue on Friday March 26, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M. at the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ.

   Funeral services will be Friday March 26, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ in Randolph with limited seating and burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery

    Face masks are required, social distancing practiced, no food or drinks allowed

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Cora Gelene Thomas Smith

 

 

 

   Cora Gelene Thomas Smith, age 88, Glasgow, KY passed away Friday,  March 19, 2021, with her family present at her nieces home. Born May 14, 1932 in Burkesville, KY, she was a daughter of the late Sellie Bryant and Etta Mae Hurt Thomas, and the widow of Billy Smith.

   She was a housewife and caregiver and a long time member of the Glenview Christian Church.

   Survivors include four nieces, Cora (Richard) Duncan, Burkesville, Nora Brown, Burkesville, Pat (Larry) Vincent, Signal Mountain, TN and Suzanne Shaffer, IN; three nephews, Doug (Brenda) Keen, Louisville, Charlie (Linda) Keen, Burkesville and Tommy Thomas, Eighty Eight; and several cousins and friends.

   Preceding her death besides her parents and husband, were two brothers, Kenneth and S B Thomas and two sisters, Marion Keen and Betty Loraine Thomas.

   Funeral services, with limited seating, will be Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at Glenview Christian Church, with Wayne Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.  A walk through visitation will be Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 11:00 A.M.  until time of the service at 2:00 P.M at the church.

   Due to Covid restrictions social distancing is encouraged and face masks are required.

  

  

Friday, March 19, 2021

Glenda Kay McCoy Gearlds

 

 

   Glenda Kay McCoy Gearlds, 69, Tompkinsville, KY passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021, at The Medical Center.

   Born February 12, 1952 in Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Charles W and Pernie Kingrey McCoy. On August 28, 1972 she married Jackie Ben Gearlds, who survives.

   Kay worked for Drs. Ross and Birge for 18 years and was a member of the Oak Hill Church of Christ.

   Survivors besides her husband, include one daughter, Melinda (David) Page, Summer Shade; one son, Kevin (Kellie) Gearlds, Glasgow; two brothers, Charles (Linda) McCoy, Louisville and Mike (Irene) McCoy, Glasgow;  eight grandchildren, Jackson and Jordan Page, Kyn’lee Swartz, Kylie Brown, Karoline, Katie, Karson and Katherine Gearlds.

  Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Randall McCoy.

   Funeral services will be Monday, March 22, 2021, 1:00 P.M, at the Oak Hill Church of Christ, with Lewis Blythe officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. A walk through visitation will be Sunday, March 21, 2021, 1:00-8:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Monday, March 22, 2021 after 10:00 A.M. at the Oak Hill Church of Christ until time of services at 1:00.

   Due to Covid regulations masks are required, social distancing encouraged, and no food or drinks.