McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, November 27, 2023

Roger Morris Hodges


Roger Morris Hodges, 83 of Summer Shade passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023, at his home.

He was born February 29, 1940, to the late Bernard and Elsie Hodges.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Dalton Hodges and two sisters Ruth Ferguson and Bonnie Kessler. He loved playing pitch, working on the farm, and taking the boys to the flea market.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years Darlene Hodges, two children Robin (Tony) Clemmons and Roger Dale (Rhonda) Hodges, five grandchildren Jessie (Whitney) Parke, William (Megan) Parke, Clayton (Rilie) Parke, Chase Hodges, and Gracie Hodges, two great grandchildren Kyle and Cambree Parke, one brother Loyd Hodges and sister Rose Garrett. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at 11:00 AM at McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 2:00 PM till 8:00 PM here at the funeral home and after 8:00 AM on Wednesday until time of the service.

Barbara Anne Wilson


Barbara Anne Wilson, age 87 of Summer Shade, KY passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023, at TJ Samson Hospital. She was born March 1, 1936, to the late Forrest Reid Black and Hazel Black. She is also preceded in death by her sister Julia Black and brother Billy Black.

Survivors include one son Mike (Sue) Wilson of Summer Shade, grandson James Michael Harper (Kim), and five great grandchildren Reid, William, Kylee, Annie Harper, and Bailey Peterson.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at Summer Shade Cemetery. There will be no visitation. McMurtrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Monday, November 20, 2023

Gary Piercy

 Gary Lewis Piercy, 56, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023, at the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN. He was born in Fort Wayne, In on February 22, 1967, to David Lee Piercy and Goldina Smith.


Mr. Piercy was of the Christian faith and enjoyed fishing, hunting, working on cars, spending time with family and friends and was always willing to help others.


Survivors include his father David Lee Piercy (Brenda) of Edmonton, KY; his mother Goldina Smith (Tommy Gibson) of Summer Shade, KY; the love of his life Penny Holzgen of Fort Wayne, IN; ten siblings Marty Piercy (Beth), Dennis Piercy (Jackie), Penny Daniel, Timothy Piercy (Stacy), Margie Pauley (Josh), Amy Turner, Billy Ryan (Jackie), Katrina Piercy, Lisa Hall (Ken), and Michael Patterson (Patty) and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister Ginny Piercy, brother-in-law Keith Daniel and sister-in-law Robin Piercy


Graveside services will be held at 11:00am Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Skaggs Creek Cemetery. There will be no visitation.


McMurtrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.