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McMurtrey Funeral Home

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Diane DeWeese

 Diane DeWeese age 73 of the Randolph community passed away May 22, 2022. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Janis Opal " Gilbertson" Boggs

Janis Opal “Gilbertson” Boggs, age 95, of Burkesville, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022. She was born in Racine, Wisconsin on February 25, 1927 to the late Gustivson and Precious Mazie “Nutter” Gilbertson. She was married to Willis G. Boggs, and he preceded her in death. Janis was retired from employment with the Racine Police Department as a Parkette. She was a member of the Master Gardeners Club and the Quilting Guild of Burkesville. Janis was also a world traveler and enjoyed trips around the world.

She is survived by daughter, Deborah Honeyman and husband Benjamin of Burkesville; one son, Edward Boggs and wife Laura of Florida; daughter-in-law, Susan Boggs of Wisconsin; grandchildren, Tammy Hoisington and husband Andrew, Michael Boggs and wife Jessica, Paul Boggs and wife Lauren, all of Wisconsin, Angela Nicole Jones and husband Lance of South Carolina, Angela Marie McCormick and husband Bruce and Cory Honeyman and wife Erica, both of Kentucky; several great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews also survive.

   In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death one son, William Boggs, grandson Benjamin Honeyman IV; one granddaughter, Jessica Maltz., seven sisters and two brothers.

   A visitation will be held on Friday, May 06, 2022 from 10 A.M until 12 P.M at the McMurtrey Funeral Home.

   In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Terry Michael Perkins

 

   Terry Michael Perkins, age 61, of Summersville, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2022. He was born on September 10, 1960 to the Glen Perkins and the late Barbara Norris

In addition to his father he is survived by step mother, Vivian Perkins of Burkesville; One son, Michael Perkins and fiancé Haley Hunt of Tompkinsville; one brother, Doug “ Box Car” Perkins and fiancé Pauline Frye of Summer Shade; partner Charlotte Perkins; step daughters Angela(Pedro) Guerrero and Kim (Michael) Mitchell; one step-brother,  Ricky Finley and wife Brenda of Indiana; one step-sister, Teresa Manning and husband Chuck of Summer Shade; five grandchildren, Henry Lee Perkins, Gage Michael Perkins, Raylie Wilson, Rosie Wilson, and Isabella Saltsman and step grand children Savanah(Heather) Bryant, Michael Mitchell Jr, , Zechariah Mitchell, Dustin and John Hemphill, Dulce Guerrero Garcia, and Krystal Holtzclaw and several step great grandchildren

   In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death one step brother, Leroy Finley.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Union # 2 Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 26, 2022, from 4:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M. and will continue on Wednesday, April 27 from 8:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 P.M.


Friday, April 22, 2022

Harold Wayne Paull


 

   Harold Wayne Paull, age 88, of Summer Shade, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022 at his residence. He was born on July 08, 1933 to the late Dennis Dallas and Carrie Lee Shaw Paull. He was a lifelong farmer and a member of Edmonton Worship Center.

  He is survived by his wife Dorothy Turner Paull of Summer Shade; three daughters, Kelly Bell and husband Robert of Edmonton, Amy Morgan and husband Todd of Burkesville, Jenny Paull Blankenship and husband Shane of Scottsville; daughter-in-law Robin Paull of Summer Shade; one sister, Bobbie White and husband Hartzel of Beaumont; Grandchildren, Jarred Paull and wife Kate, Jessica Priddy and husband Joe, Thomas Bell and wife Madison, Price Bell and fiancé Kellie Spence, Jackson Bell and fiancé Keeley Cohen, Molly Morgan, Joseph Paull Morgan, Shelby Pruitt and husband Aaron, Sydney Blankenship, and Rafe Blankenship; and three great grandchildren, Ava Paull, Jack Priddy, and Kenton Bell ; two sister –in- laws, Pearl Paull and Ollie Huff also survive.

   In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death one son- Rick Paull; and two brothers; Jack Paull and Leroy Paull.

   Funeral services will be Sunday, April 24, 2022 – 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Robbie Perkins and Brother Larry Noe officiating. Burial will follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 4:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M. and will continue on Sunday, April 24 from 8:00 a.m. until service time at 2:00 P.M.

  


Roger Dale Rhinehart

 

   Bro. Roger Dale Rhinehart, age 68, of Glasgow, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was born on September 17, 1953 to the late Millard Wayne “Mutt” and Mattie Thomblin Rhinehart.

  He was the loving husband of Pastor Rita Smith Rhinehart, who survives. Survivors other than his wife include five daughters, Jeanette Branley and husband Chris of Glasgow, Amanda Yeary and husband Junior of Indiannapolis, DeAnna Wilson and husband Wayne of Austin Tracy, Leanna Casey Rhinehart and fiancé Travis of Haywood, and Shurita Dillard of Louisville; two sons, Jason Myers of Houston, Texas, and Nakia Dillard of California; two brothers, Larry Rhinehart and wife Betty and Harry Jr. Rhinehart and wife Marry Ann; 21 Grandchildren, and several great grandchildren also survive

   Preceding him in death are three sisters Linda Ennis, Frances Edwards, and Sue Burton; and two brothers, William “Bunk” Rhinehart and Rondal Rhinehart.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, April 23, 2022 – 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Darrell Robbins officiating. Burial will follow in the Clack Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 9:00 A.M. until service time at 1:00 P.M.,

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help with the funeral expenses. These may be made at the funeral home.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Joseph Adam Cartmill


 

 

   Joseph Adam Cartmill, age 40, of Woodburn, KY passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

Born June 15, 1981 in Glasgow, KY he was a son of Charles Cartmill, Summer Shade and Regina Wallen, Oakland, KY, both of who survive.

   He worked at Flowers Baking Company as district manager for Clarksville TN area.

   Beisides his parents he is survived by his step mother, Sharon Cartmill, one brother, Daniel Cartmill, Bowing Green; one sister Shannon (Lee) Fox, Summer Shade; four nephews, Tate Cartmill, Bradan Cartmill, Hunter Fox and Conner Fox; and one niece Savannah Cartmill.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, April 16, 2022, 1:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brian Fox, officiating. Burial will be in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, April 16, 2022, 9:00 AM until time of services at 1:00.

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

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Lawrence Howard Wells

 Howard Wells, age 78, of Summer Shade, passed away on Saturday, April 09, 2022 at T.J Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. 

He was born on July 13, 1943 in Summer Shade, to the late Lawrence Howard and Ruba Elizabeth “Humble” Wells. Howard was a farmer and a member of the Summer Shade Christian Church.

 Survivors include two sisters, Judith Ostrander and husband Wayne of Shepherdsville, and Frances Alexander and husband Gilliam of Louisville; several loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, April 12; at 11:00 A.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bother Bill Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the GeeHarveyCemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 11 from 4-6 P.M. and on Tuesday, April 12, from 8 until service time at 11 at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the GeeHarveyCemeteryand can be left at the funeral home.

 

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Mable Lucy Jane Groce Birge


 

Mable Lucy Jane Groce Birge, age 81, of Summer Shade, passed away on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 at the University of Louisville Medical Center.

  She was born November 17, 1940 in Burkesville, KY, to the late Boo and Thelma Hogan Groce. She was a member of the Refuge Church of Christ.

  Survivors include two daughters, Lesa White and husband Rickey and Karen Eaton and husband Terry both of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Brandon White, Whitney Norris and husband Brandon, Kathy Gosser and husband Eric, and Tyler Warren; two great- grandchildren, Hunter and Logan Norris.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband David Birge; and one sister, Sally Farmer.

   Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, April 09, at 1:00 from the Refuge Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery. Brother Danny Wyatt will officiate the funeral services. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 08 from 4-8 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Saturday, April 09, from 10 until service time at 1 at the Refuge Church of Christ.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the White Cemetery and can be left at the funeral home.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Terri Nicole "Matthews" Anderson

 

Terri Nicole Anderson

 

   Terri Nicole “Matthews” Anderson, age 47, of Albany, passed away Saturday, April 02, 2022 at her residence. She was born January 28, 1975 in Glasgow, KY to the late Donald and Bonnie “Marr” Matthews.

   Survivors include one daughter, Raven Anderson; one son, Nicholas Anderson; and one sister Tracy Matthews of Glasgow.

   Graveside services will be Friday, April 08, 2022 – 11:00 A.M. at the Casey Fork Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Joe Lee Martin

 

Joe Lee Martin

 

   Joe Lee Martin, age 79, of Edmonton, passed away Monday, April 04, 2022 at T.J Samson Community Hospital. He was born April 05, 1942 in Barren County, KY to the late Buford and Minnie Forrest Martin.

   Survivors include his wife, Shirley Smith Martin of Edmonton; one daughter, Robin Garmon (Steve) of Summer Shade; one son, Raymond Martin (Connie) of Edmonton; four grandchildren, Rhiannon Garmon (Derek Mills), Dalton Martin (Bethany Wheeler), Michael Garmon (Cheyenne Perry), and Reagan Harbison (Hunter); two great-grandchildren, Kason and Kambree Harbison; one step-brother Billy Joe Jennings of Glasgow, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one sister, Glenna Ruth Hamalian.

   Funeral services will be Thursday, April 07, 2022 – 10:00 A.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Dale Copas officiating. Burial will follow in the Gee Harvey Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 06, 2022, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., and on Thursday, April 07, 2022 after 8:00 A.M until service time at 10:00 A.M.

  

  

 

Monday, March 28, 2022

Nedith Lawson


 Nedith Janelle Lawson, 83, Edmonton, passed away March 28, 2022 at her residence.

  Born June 26, 1938 in Edmonton, she was a daughter of the late George E. and Margaret Hazel (Pedigo) Carter.  She was married to Reverend Willis Junior Lawson, who preceded her in death.

      Survivors include one daughter, Tamara Lawson- Stamper and husband Dan of Edmonton; grandson, Nathaneal Willis C. Fears and wife Angela of Edmonton.

 In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Janette DeWeese .

   Funeral services will be Thursday, March 31 , 2022, 1:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, March 31 , 2022, from 9:00 A.M until time of services at 1: 00 P.M.


Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Ruby Huff

 

   Ruby Ann Huff, 83, Glasgow, passed away March 16, 2022 at Barren County Health and Rehab.

  Born June 06, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, she was a daughter of the late Ronald and Pearl Cook.  She was married to Wendell Huff, who preceded her in death.

      Survivors include one daughter, Loretta Wise and husband Steve of Glasgow; one sister, May Likens of Glasgow; daughter- in- law, Deloris Huff of Gamaliel; three grandchildren, Shawn Wise of Glasgow, Luke Wise and wife Mary of Campbellsville and David Huff of Gamaliel; great- grandchildren, Ellie Wise, Lillie Wise, and Nathaniel Wise; several nieces and nephews also survive.

 In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Jaydean Huff; one sister, Rose Clemmons; and one brother, Roy Cook

   Funeral services will be Saturday, March 19, 2022, 1:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Brother Donnie Abney will be officiating; Burial will follow in the Lick Branch Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 18, 2022, 2:00-7:00 PM and on Saturday, after 8:00 AM until time of services at 1: 00 P.M.

  

Sunday, March 13, 2022

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

Ginny Lou Piercy

 

   Ginny Lou Piercy age 51 of Edmonton, KY passed away March 10, 2022 at her residence.  She was born October 6, 1970 in Ft Wayne Indiana.

    She worked in several sewing factories and was a Christian.

    She is survived by her parents Goldina Smith of Summer Shade and David (Brenda) Piercy of Edmonton, two sons Jamie (Amanda) Piercy of Hardyville and Jacob (Leslee) Piercy of Edmonton; five sisters Penny Daniel of Scottsville, Margie (Josh) Pauley of Wyoming, Amy Turner of Summer Shade, Katrina Piercy of Ft Wayne and Lisa (Ken) Hall of Edmonton; five brothers Marty (Beth) Piercy of Decatur, IN, Dennis (Jackie) Piercy, Gary (Penny) Piercy and Billy (Jackie) Ryan all of Ft Wayne and Timmy (Stacey) Piercy of Edmonton; four grandchildren Preston Piercy, Avery Rich, Katie Piercy and Emaree Piercy.

     She was preceeded in death by one son Jordan Piercy and one brother in law Keith Daniel.

    A graveside service will be held Saturday March 12, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Skaggs Creek Cemetery.

    The family request donations to help with funeral expense and can be left at the McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Monday, March 7, 2022

Joseph Cole Palmore


 

 

Joseph Cole Palmore, age 27, of Summer Shade passed away at his residence. He was born on August 15, 1994 in Glasgow to Joseph Scott and Stacey Bailey Palmore, who both survive.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Tori Palmore of Bowling Green; two grandmothers, Rebecca Johnson and husband Jerry, and Mary Palmore Gilliam and companion Ronnie Page; aunt, Lisa Pedigo and husband Terry; uncle, Mike Bailey and wife Donya; aunt, Terri Bailey; and uncle, Marty Bailey and wife Amanda; cousins, Whiney Phelps and husband Derrick, Legend, Dralyn, and Denver Bailey.

Preceding him in death, are two grandfathers, Joe Don Palmore and Clay Bailey, and step- grandfather Walt Gilliam.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Bro. Tim McClellan will conduct the service. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 10, 2022 from 10:00 A.M until service time at 1:00 P.M at the funeral home.


Thursday, March 3, 2022

Josh Parke


Joshua Eric Parke, age 36, of Dubre, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2022. Born April 23, 1985 in Burkesville, he is a son of Timmie and Sue Franklin Parke, who both survive.

  He was the loving husband of Maria London Parke, who also survives. They were married 14 years. Josh was a logger and enjoyed being and working in the outdoors. He loved to farm, and also loved his wife and children, and spending time with them. Everyone that knew Josh loved him.

   Survivors other than his wife and parents include one daughter, Caitlin Parke; one son, Caiden Parke;  two brothers, Garren Parke and wife, Jessie of Glasgow, and Corey Parke of Dubre; mother-in-law, Linda London of Summer Shade; father-in-law, Charles London and wife, Cindy of Center; nieces, Keagan and Karaline Parke; uncle, Lonnie Parke and wife, Janet ; and special grandma, Pearl Paull

   Preceding him in death are his grandparents Kyle and Geneva Parke and special grandpa, Leroy Paull.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday March 9, 2022 at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Willie Westmoreland, Finis Capshaw, and Todd Huckelby officiating,. Burial will follow in the Creasy Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 08, 2022, from 12:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., and on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 after 8:00 A.M until service time at 1:00 P.M

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the fund for his children. These donations can be made at Edmonton State Bank, Citizen’s Bank in Burkesville, or left at McMurtrey Funeral Home.


Roy Wayne Copas

 

 

   Roy Wayne Copas, age 77, of Tompkinsville passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at his residence. Born December 11, 1944 in Tompkinsville, he was a son of the late Joe Jefferson and Eunice Marie Vibbert Copas. He was the husband of Patricia Poole, who survives. They were married 43 years.

   Roy was a sawmill worker for Roy Anderson and James Ritter for 50 years.  He was a hard worker and told pride in telling people how it was growing up and he loved all cars. He enjoyed vacations to the mountains with his family. He was a Christian.

   Survivors other than his wife, include one daughter, Kara Beth (Justin) Hunter, Scottsville, KY; one son, Kyle Wayne  (Faith Kean) Copas, Tompkinsville;  three sisters, Joyce Pedigo, Barbara Stewart, and Betty ( Red) Pennington, all of Tompkinsville; two brothers, Virgil (Betty) and Freddie Copas both of Tompkinsville; and Kynley Gee , who he thought as a special grandchild.

   Preceding him in death were three brothers, Charlie, John David and Gary (Frosty) Copas; two sisters, Stella Joy Price and Glathey Strode; mother in law, Carolyn Bryant, and two children, Carolyn Marie and Trina Faye Copas.

   Funeral services will be Friday March 4, 2022 at McMurtrey Funeral Home , with Brother Thomas Stokes, officiating,. Burial will follow in the Basil Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 4, 2022,  after 9:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00..

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to  the Basis Cemetery.

   At the request of the family face mask are required,

 

  

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Ralph Timothy (Tim) Barlow


  

 

Ralph Timothy Alphonzo Barlow, better known as Tim, age 63, of Edmonton was born on September 25, 1958 to the late Otis and Nettie Buckner Barlow. On March 1, 2022 our beloved brother exchanged this earthly life for eternal life at T.J Samson Community Hospital.

Tim worked in Little Rock, Arkansas, painting bridges and farm work most of his life. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church    . His favorite saying was, “ God is good all the time.”

He is Survived one sister, Joyce Driver and husband Robert of Glasgow; two brothers, Fred Barlow and wife Patty of Glasgow, and Leroyce Barlow and wife Linda of Edmonton; and one special grandson, Jordan Garmon.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, are two sisters, Magdalene Richardson and Bertha Lois Barlow, two brothers, Billy Barlow and J.D Barlow.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, March 07, 2022 at 1:00 pm at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Bro. Terry Richardson will conduct the service. Burial will follow in the Trinity Lane Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, March 07, 2022 from 10:00 A.M until service time at 1:00 P.M at the funeral home.

The family respectfully request anyone in attendance to please wear a mask.

 

Herlen Payne Jr.


 

Herlen Payne Jr., age 81, of Summer Shade, passed away Monday, February 28, 2022 at his residence.

   He was born May 19, 1940 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Herlen Payne Sr. and Louise Zoellner Payne.

   Survivors include two daughters, Diana Saylor and her husband David, and Joyce Stafford both of Summer Shade; one son, Thomas Payne, of Smiths Grove; two sisters, Rose Outcault and Georganna Vandermoere and husband Don, both of Indiana; two brothers Frank Payne and wife Jeanne, and Robert Payne and wife Sharon both of Indiana ; and 9 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.

   Preceding him in death besides his parents is one sister, Barbara Hoyt.

   Graveside services will be Saturday, March 05, 2022, at Noon. at Union Number 2 Cemetery..

Monday, February 28, 2022

Terry Eugene Green

 

Terry Eugene Green

 

 

   Terry Eugene Green, age 70, of Summer Shade, formerly of the Rocky Hill community, passed away Monday, February 28, 2022 at Barren County Nursing and Rehab.

   Born January 06, 1952 in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Clarence and Dorothy Green.

   Survivors include one nephew, Joe Lee Green Jr. and wife Ashley, of Smiths Grove; one niece, Angela Bailey and husband, Steven of Bowling Green; and several great-nieces and nephews also survive.

   Preceding him in death besides his parents is one sister, Annessa Green, and one brother, Joe Lee Green Sr.

   Graveside services will be Wednesday, March 02, 2022, 1:00 P.M. at Henderson Cemetery in the Finney Community of Barren County.

 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Versie Mosier

 Versie Lee Russell Mosier, age 87, of Marietta, GA, formerly of Summer Shade, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022 in Marietta, GA. Born September 9, 1934 in Tompkinsville, KY she was a daughter of the late Dudley and Mazie Hale Russell, and the widow of the late William Boyd Mosier.

Versie was a member of Summer Shade Homemaker’s Club and when her daughters were young she was an active 4-H mom. She enjoyed square dancing and attending the Nobob Sportsman Club.

She was a member of Goodson Chapel Methodist Church where she loved to sing and praise God with her church family. On Sundays after church the family enjoyed fun and games at “The Barn” along with Boyd’s famous barbecue.

For many years she worked at Summer Shade Elementary School and every child who came through the lunch line could always count on a big smile and a kind word from her. She radiated joy and love from the moment she was born until the moment she went home to heaven.

Of all the things Versie loved in this life there was nothing she loved more than her family, Boyd and her daughters, Pamela Kaye Sayne and husband Bill, Teresa Faye Perez and her husband Ray, Kimberly Gaye Kiser and her husband Bruce, and Tamara Renee Yarbrough and her husband Jimmy, all of Georgia; her grandchildren, Tyler Sayne, Tanner Sayne, Penelope Yarbrough, and Isabelle Kiser. She is also survived by two sisters, Bonnie Peacock and Wilma Kay Shimer; and two brothers, Willie Junior Russell, and Billy Wayne Abney.

Preceding her death, besides her husband and parents, were her step dad, James Abney; one brother, Henry Russell; and two sisters, Helen C Russell and Naomi Russell Davenport

Funeral services will be Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade. Visitation will be Saturday, February 19, 2022, 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

Even when Versie could no longer remember your name she could still remember the hymns she sang at church, especially “I just came to talk to you, Lord.” Versies’s family and friends will miss her but they know she is resting easy and finally able to have that talk with the Lord that she loved to sing about.

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Lillian Sue Confer


 Lillian Sue Thrasher Confer, 73, of Edmonton, KY. Born July 29, 1948, in Albany, KY and passed away February 12, 2022. She was a lifelong Baptist and longtime member of Cornerstone Church in the Good Luck Community.

Sue graduated from Hoopeston High School in 1968 in Hoopeston, IL and with an accounting degree from Clayton State College in Marrow, GA, in 1986. Sue was an accountant for over 20 years in the retail industry.

Among Sue’s volunteer associations, she served as Parent and Family Life Chair for The Parent and Teachers Association in both Georgia & Kentucky from 1983 to 1998.

Survived by:

● Siblings: Amelia Kathryn “Kathy” (Jim) Purvis of Bluffton, IN, Myrtle Faye Herndon of Bluffton, IN and, Michael Stephen “Steve” (Marilyn) Thrasher of Bluffton, IN

● Sister – in- Laws: Marie Thrasher (wife of Bobby) of Summer Shade, KY and Joan Thrasher (wife of Jacky) of Rossville, IL

● Children: Mark (Tara) Polson of Monroe, GA, Lea (Timmy) Glass of Corbin, KY, Teri Michelle (Jeffery) Compton of Edmonton, KY and, Brittany (Timothy) Ennis of Knob Lick, KY

● Along with 11 Grandchildren, 8 Great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by:

● Mother: Eva Walker Carter Thrasher and Father: Joe Edgar Thrasher

● Spouse: Harry Buck Confer

● Siblings: James “Smoke” Thrasher, Billy Gene Thrasher, Bobby Joe Thrasher, Otha Thrasher, Mary “Becky” Stockton, Jacky “Jack” Thrasher, Johnny Glen Thrasher

The Family will be receiving visitors Sunday February 13, 2022 at McMurtrey’s Funeral Home in Summer Shade, KY from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

On Monday February 14th visitation will be from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and the funeral service to follow. Interment will be at Scaggs Creek Cemetery.

Friday, February 11, 2022

Joe Lee Green

 


 

   Joe Lee Green Sr, age 64, of Summer Shade, formerly of the Rocky Hill community, passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022 at T J Samson Hospital.

   Born June 17, 1957 in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Clarence and Dorothy Green.

He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include one daughter, Angela Bailey and her husband Steven, of Bowling Green; one son, Joe Lee Green Jr and his wife Ashley, of Smiths Grove; one brother Terry Green, Summer Shade; and five grandchildren, Johnathon Buchanan, Lilly Buchanan, Ava Bailey, Abby Higdon and Addy Higdon.

   Preceding him in death besides his parents, include his wife, Sharron Green and one sister, Annessa Green.

   Funeral services will be Sunday, February 13, 2022, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade. Burial will follow in the Henderson Cemetery in the Finney community of Barren County. Visitation will be Sunday, February 13, 2022, 10:00 A.M until time of services at 2:00 at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Monday, February 7, 2022

Donna June Turner


 

Donna June Turner, age 39, of Edmonton, KY passed away Monday, February 7, 2022 at the TJ Samson Hospital.

   Donna was born October 27, 1982 to the late Harold and Deborah Norris Turner and was a member of the House of Prayer Church in Edmonton and was a Tompkinsville high school graduate.

    Donna is survived by her grandmother Marilyn Estes Norris of Summer Shade as well as several aunts, uncles and nieces and nephews.

    In addition to her parents  she was preceeded in death by one brother Kevin Turner  and grandparents Alton Norris and Ed and Ova Muse Turner.

     Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the House of Prayer Church with burial to follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery.

     Visitation will be Wednesday February 9, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. till funeral time of 1:00 P.M. at the House of Prayer Church.

    

  

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Joseph Clifton Wooten

 

 Joseph Clifton Wooten, age 66, of Glasgow passed away Sunday, January 30, 2022 at his residence. He was born on November 13, 1955 in Glasgow to the late Johnny and Sally “Veal” Wooten.

  He is survived by his wife, Donna Rose “Bell” Wooten of Glasgow; one brother, Andy Wooten (Paulette) of Glasgow; and one nephew, Johnathan Harper (Anne).

   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Teresa Gibson and one brother, Robert Wooten.

   Cremation was chosen by the family and memorial services may be held at a later date. The family asked that donations be made to assist with the funeral fund.

  

 

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Karen G. "DeWeese" Cooksey


 

   Karen G. “DeWeese” Cooksey, age 54, of Edmonton, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Born May 04, 1967 in Glasgow, she was a daughter of Roger DeWeese of Edmonton and the late Mary Lou “Wilson” DeWeese.

   She worked as a private care giver and was of the Baptist faith.

   In addition to her father survivors include, her daughter, Shana Lawson (Max) of Summer Shade; two grandsons, Lucas and Logan Lawson, also of Summer Shade; one sister, Tamara Lou “DeWeese” Shive of Glasgow; two brothers, Howard DeWeese (Pam), Summer Shade and Gary Lee Deweese (Stephanie), Randolph; three special children, Jennifer Remeriz Morales, Frannie Jiminez Gonzales, Jose` Bautista; several nieces and nephews, Tony DeWeese (Melissa), Curtis DeWeese (Mandy), Kara Brooke DeWeese, Lakeasha Edwards (Chy), and Hannah DeWeese; father of their child, Larry Alan Cooksey

   In addition to her loving mother; one brother, Steven Ray DeWeese, preceded her in death.

   Funeral services will be Sunday, February 6, 2022, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Joe Michael Bunch and Bro. Willie Bunch officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Randolph. Visitation will be Saturday, February 5, 2022, 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. and on Sunday, 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 2:00 P.M.

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help with funeral expense and left at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Juanita (Blondie) Hurt

 

   Juanita Cloyd (Blondie) Hurt, age 92 of Glasgow passed away February 2, 2022 at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow.

   There will be a graveside service Saturday, February 5, 2022 at the Summer Shade Cemetery.

    McMurtrey Funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Joyce Ann "Coverdale" Klein

 

                                                   Joyce Ann “Coverdale” Klein

                                                                               

  Joyce Ann “Coverdale” Klein, age 80, of Summer Shade passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at her residence. She was born on March 6, 1941 in Noblesville, Indiana to the late Clarence and Dorothy “Nickel” Coverdale.

  She is survived by two daughters, Diana Saylor (David) and Joyce Ann Stafford, both of Summer Shade; one son, Thomas Payne of Smiths Grove; 9 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren also survive.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Tony Lavigne.

   Cremation was chosen by the family and a memorial service will be scheduled for a later date.

  

Monday, January 31, 2022

Jerry Neal Biggerstaff


 

  Jerry Neal Biggerstaff, age 51, of Glasgow passed away Sunday, January 30, 2022 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. He was born on August 17, 1970 in Tompkinsville, KY to Skeets and Connie “Fletcher” Biggerstaff; who both survive.

   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include, his wife Kandy “Denton” Biggerstaff of Glasgow; one daughter, Ashli Kale (Aaron Craine) of Summer Shade; three sons, Ethan Biggerstaff (Rebekah) of Bardstown, Logan Biggerstaff (Kayla Melton) of Glasgow, and Adam Philpott (Tessa Copas) of Cave City; two brothers,  Brian Biggerstaff (Kathy) of Arizona, and Jackie Fletcher (Mary) of Glasgow; five grandchildren, Samuel Kale, Kaitlyn Kale, Kailee Kale, Atom Kale, and Abigail Biggerstaff also survive.

   He was preceded in death by one son Aaron Philpott.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Noon at The White Cemetery. Burial will follow the service.  

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral expenses. These can be made at the McMurtrey Funeral Home.

  

Friday, January 28, 2022

Ira Thomas Key


 

Ira Thomas Key, age 79, of Edmonton, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the Monroe County Medical Center. He was born on April 11, 1942 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Ack and Ester “Perkins” Key

   He worked as an oil and water driller ,farmer, and also worked in Lawn Care Service. He was also a devoted member of the House of Prayer.

   Survivors include, two daughters, Pam Dile (Lonnie) of Edmonton and Chandra Harper (Terry Dile) of Greensburg; Special Nephew, Steven Blythe (Stephanie) of Edmonton; two sisters, Betty Smith (Wood) of Edmonton and Carolyn Taylor (Bee) of Glasgow; one brother Herman Key (Becky) of Glasgow; five grandchildren, Cayce Dile, Coleman(Tara) Dile, Chelsie Dile, Chas Harper, and Travis Harper (Megan); 5 great- grandchildren and 2 special great-nephews also survive.

   In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Ellen “Blythe” Key and three brothers, Delton, Shelby and Welby Key.

   Funeral services will be Sunday, January 30, 2022, 2:00 P.M. at The House of Prayer, with Bro. Phil Lowery and Bro. Wes Jolly officiating. Burial will follow in the House of Prayer Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, January 29, 2022, 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. On Sunday, December 30 visitation will continue at the House of Prayer from 10 A.M. until service time at 2 P.M.

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The House of Prayer Church Cemetery Fund.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Howard Andrew "Harry John" Lemons

 

 

   Howard Andrew “Harry John” Lemons, age 83, formerly of Beaumont, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Barren County Nursing Home in Glasgow. Born June 16, 1938 in Beaumont, KY he was a son of the late Lou Vada Smith and Herbert Lemons.

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

   Survivors include one brother, Melvin and his wife Violet Lemons, of Glasgow; and several nieces and a nephew.

   Preceding him in death besides his parents were two brothers, Leroy and Shelby Mitchell Lemons and one sister, Laverne Lemons.

   Graveside funeral services will be Friday, January 28, 2022, 1:00 P.M. at Beaumont Cemetery. Burial will follow in the Beaumont Cemetery.

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

Monday, January 24, 2022

Donald John Obergfel

 

Donald John Obergfel, age 75, of Edmonton, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital. Born May 23, 1946 in Claytonville, Illinois, he was a son of the late John and Nettie Hofer Obergfel.

   Survivors include, his wife, Carol Ann “Howe” Obergfel; one daughter, Jennifer Jo Obergfel;one son Jonathan (D.J) Obergfel all of Edmonton;  one sister, Dorothy Jean Rosenboom of Buckley, Illinois.

   In addition to his parents one step- brother precedes him in death.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 10:00 AM at Summer Shade Cemetery, with Mark Park officiating.

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help with funeral expense and left at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Wendell Raymond Mosby

 

 

   Wendell Raymond Mosby, age 77, of Edmonton, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Norton’s Audubon Hospital in Louisville. Born November 29, 1943 in Glasgow, KY he was a son of the late Ruth (Jarvis) and Raymond “Punch” Mosby. He was the husband of 56 years of Suzanne Devore Mosby.

   Wendell owned Mosby Used Cars and worked in his body shop. He was of the Church of Christ faith.

   Survivors besides his wife, include one son, Ricky and his wife Kim Mosby of Edmonton.

   Besides his parents, one sister, Connie Mosby, preceded him in death.

   Graveside funeral services will be Saturday, January 22, 2022, 1:00 P.M. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Metcalfe County, with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Metcalfe County Animal Shelter.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Davis Wayne Whitlow


 

 

   Davis Wayne Whitlow, age 33, of Edmonton, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at his residence. Born October 14, 1988 in Glasgow, he was a son of Gary Whitlow, Edmonton and Karen Faye Harper Whitlow, Edmonton, who survive.

   He was a truck driver for W&W Express and of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors other than his parents include, his wife, Leslie Ann Whitlow; one brother, Kevin (Tyra) Whitlow, Edmonton;  aunts, Jackie Walker, Tammy Baker, Lisa Bush, Joyce McCoy and Judy Wilson; two nephews, Chase and Seth Weaver; three great nieces and one great nephew;

several cousins; and close friend, Billie Jo Burks.

   Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Donna and Larry Miller and Dorthene and Dewell Harper.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Cliff Barker officiating. Burial will follow in the Society Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and on Wednesday, 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00.

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help with funeral expense and left at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

  

Monday, January 10, 2022

Mrs. Lola "Jennings" Taylor


 

Lola “JenningsTaylor, age 75, of Glasgow, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 at The Barren County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Glasgow. Born August 30, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Bernice and Opal "Pedigo" Jennings. She was the widow of the late Joe Alan Taylor.

   Mrs. Taylor worked in the Social service industry as a secretary and was a devout Christian.

   She is survived by one daughter, Felicia (Joey) Pennington, Edmonton; one sister Linda (Jimmy) Welch ,Glasgow; grandson, Nicolas Taylor Geraci, Florida;

   Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents was one brother, James Orville Jennings.

   Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Mike Padgett officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 4:00-8:00 P.M. and on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at 2:00.

   In lieu of plants memorials may be made to the ALS Association, Metcalfe County Animal Shelter, or the Barren River Animal Welfare Association. These can be left here at the funeral home.

 

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Sallie "Emogene" Isenberg


 Sallie “Emogene” Isenberg

 

 

   Sallie “Emogene” Isenberg, age 91, of Summer Shade, passed away Friday, January 8, 2022 at Tri-Star Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, TN. Born September 7, 1930 in Summer Shade she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Tommie Witty Crumpton. She was the widow of Charles William Isenberg. They were married 69 years.

   She worked as a Summer Shade school cook, Mallory’s and was a member of the Summer Shade Missionary Church.

   She is survived by one daughter, Rebecca (John) Coulter, Glasgow; one sister Juanita Dubree, Edmonton; two grandsons, Chris (Allyson) Isenberg, Burkesville and Brian (Christina) Isenberg, Franklin, KY;  three great grandchildren, Hadeon, Alax and Samuel Isenberg; and her beloved pet, Sweetie Pie.

   Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents was one son, Joe Neal Isenberg and four brothers.

   Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Ricky Huff officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday, January 10, 2022 , 3:00-7:00 P.M. and on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 after 8:00 A.M. until time of services at !:00.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Cemetery