McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Howard Jewell Birge


Howard Jewell Birge, age 81, of Hestand, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. He was born May 9, 1941 in the Sulphur Lick community; a son of the late Elbert Tom and Clara “Vance” Birge.

   He was retired from the Barren County School System; having served as the janitor for the Austin Tracy Grade School for years.

   Howard is survived by his wife Evie Jewell “McClard” Birge of Tompkinsville; one son, Randy Birge and wife Amanda of Tompkinsville; two granddaughters, Makayla Birge of Adolphus, KY and Aleda Smith and husband Garrett of Tompkinsville; and mother of his son, Margie Wood of Tompkinsville

   Preceding him in death besides her parents are his sisters, Irma Copas, Lois England, Mamie McIntyre; and brothers, Ewell, Horace, Mervin, Lee and Edgar Birge.

  Graveside funeral services will be Monday, June 13, 2022, 10:00 A.M. at the White Cemetery in Sulphur Lick. Burial will follow the service. Visitation will be Sunday, June 12, 2022, from 4-8 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

   Memorials may be made to the White Cemetery.



Bobby Ferguson said...

Prayers for all the family. God Bless! ( John 3:16 )

Anonymous said...

🙏🙏🙏🙏‘a for all the family

Anonymous said...

Prayers for the family.

Lynn Chapman said...

Prayers for the family.

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