McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, August 29, 2022

Roger Earl Parrish

 Roger Earl Parrish, 70 of Beaumont passed away August 28, 2022 at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville.

   Born October 15, 1951 in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Curtis and Tootsie “Mosier” Parrish. Roger was a dedicated trucker for the majority of his life. He loved being on the road, and was also a beloved friend, husband, father, grandfather, and great- grandfather. His love for his grandbabies surpassed anything. In addition to truck driving and being on the road; he loved time on the lake and camping with his family.

   Survivors include his loving wife of 26 years, Shirley “Spears” Parrish; two daughters, Tina Asher and Susan Crouder both of Glasgow; one son, Rodney Parrish of Greensburg;  two sisters, Vickie Furkin and husband Tommy of Beaumont, and Neletta Furkin  of Glasgow; one brother, Tim Parrish and wife Brenda of Beaumont; grandchildren, Arieal Rees, Harley Asher, Ethan Chenoweth, Haley Asher, Hannah Parrish, and Jonathon Parrish; great-grandchildren, Briggs McDonald, Aiken Rees, Noah Parrish, Leah Parrish, and Layla Parrish.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by one son, Justin Parrish.

   Funeral services will be Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Union #2 Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Wednesday, August 31 from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M and will continue on Thursday, September 1 from 8:00 A.M until service time at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to can donate to the Union #2 Cemetery

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Melvin Lemons



   Melvin Cecil Lemons, age 86, of Glasgow passed away August 21. 2022.

   Born July 5, 1936, he was a son of the late Herbert and Lou Vada “Smith” Lemons he worked for years as a crane operator in the boat building industry.

  Survivors include his wife Violet Lemons of Glasgow, three daughters, Anna Lemons of Cave City, Debbie Evans and husband Phil Abel of Jeffersonville, IN and Nancy Lemons of Glasgow; one son, Melvin C. Lemons Jr. of Henryville, IN;Grandchildren, ShyAnne Irwin, Misty Thomas, Ricky Lee Evans, and Christina Runyon; and numerous great-grandchildren also survive.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by siblings, Leroy, Shelley, Mitchell, Laverne, and Harry John and two grand sons, Gary Melton and Donnie Dattilo.

  Graveside services will be Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Beaumont Cemetery.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Charles York


Charles York of Corinth Ky. (formerly of Summer Shade) passed away August 16. 2022 in Lexington.

   Born October 9, 1954, he was a son of the late Homer Lee and Virginia Alline Romines York and he was a farmer.

  Survivors include one son Travis York, two sisters Margaret Kates and Connie Allen, two brothers Carl York and Wayne York.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by two sisters Joyce York and Mary Ann York.

   Funeral serviced will be Saturday August 20, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the White Hill Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Saturday August 20 from 9:00 A.M. till funeral time of 1:00.

Monday, August 15, 2022

Medford Wayne (Punkin) Davis



Medford Wayne (Punkin) Davis, age 69 of Edmonton passed away Saturday August 13, 2022 at the Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, Ky.

   He was born January 29, 1953 in Marrowbone, Ky. to the late Cecil Medford and Gladys ONell Vibbert Davis and was a truck driver.

   Survivors include one brother Cecil Joe Davis and three special grandchildren Amber, Nathan and Gage Jones as well as nieces and nephews and friends.

   Other than his parents he was preceeded in death by two sisters, Jane Brown and Barbara Sue Wray and one brother Jackie Davis.

   Funeral services will be Friday, August 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Mud Camp Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Friday August 19, 2022 from 9:00 am till funeral time of 1:00 pm at McMurtrey Funeral Home

Friday, August 5, 2022

Cecil Joe ( Joey) Garmon


Cecil Joe [Joey] Garmon, of Carthage TN, formerly of Summer Shade, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022.

   Born, April 12, 1956 in Glasgow, KY he was a son of the late Norma Jean (Birge) and Otis Cecil [Brownie] Garmon. He was a retired truck driver, driving over forty years. He was of the Methodist faith.

   Survivors include his wife, Cindy Kay (Davis) Garmon; two daughters, Keisha (Casey) Butler, Pleasant Shade, TN and Courtney (Brian) King, Lafayette, TN; two sons, Matt (Amber) Garmon, Silver Point, TN and Ben (Mary Katherine) Keltner, Carthage, TN; one sister, Katie (Fowler) Branstetter, Edmonton;  eleven grandchildren, Clare, Katie Belle, Madlyn, Levi, Tinley, Adam, Maggie Jean, Darby, Tatum, Stella Jo and Opal Ann; two nieces, Andi Cook and Emily Hartmann; one nephew, Kevin Branstetter; and two aunts, Mary Lena Hammer and Ruthie Jessie.

   Other than his parents he is preceded in death by one sister, Sharlotte Garmon and one brother, Gary Garmon.

   Funeral services will Monday, August 8, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Goodson Chapel Methodist Church, with Beau Beechboard and Ross Brawner officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, August 7, 2022, 2:00-7:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, in Summer Shade and on Monday, August 8, 2022 at the Goodson Chapel Church after 9:00 A.M. at the Goodson Chapel Church until time of services at 1:00.

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