McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Nancy Lynn Lemons

 Nancy Lynn Lemons, age 61 of Glasgow passed away February 27, 2024, at the TJ Samson Hospital. She was born September 10, 1962, to the late Melvin Lemons and Violet Nichols Lemons who survives. She worked in housekeeping at TJ Samson Hospital and was a member of the Church of Christ.


 Other than her mother she is survived by two sisters Anna Lemons of Cave City and Debbie Evans of Indiana: one brother Melvin C. Lemons of Indiana and several nieces and nephews.


Other than her father she was preceeded in death by three nephews.


Funeral services will be Thursday February 29, 2024, at 1:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother John Madrigal officiating with burial to follow in the Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 11:00 A.M. till service time of 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.


The family has  requested that no flowers be brought as several are allergic

Monday, February 26, 2024

Walter Wesley Jones


Walter Wesley Jones, age 77 passed away at his residence in Summer Shade, Ky. on February 23, 2024. Born in Alabama, May 30, 1946, he was the son of the late Ross C. and Louise Gore Jones. He was married for 55 years to the late Phyllis Jones. Walter was a Vietnam Veteran. He ran Leaning Pine Heating and Cooling Business and was a faithful member of Mill Creek Baptist Church.


Walter Jones is survived by his daughter, Tina (Titus) Awokuse, Michigan; son David (Theresa) Jones, Louisville; brother; Ross C. Jones Jr, sister-in-law, Paula (Larry) Blakeman, Campbellsville; seven grandchildren Daniel, Joshua and Sarah Awokuse and Zachary (Haley), Bradley, Valerie and Cameron Jones; one great-grandson Kashton Jones.


He was preceeded in death by his parents, wife, and son Samuel W. Jones


A graveside service will be held Tuesday February 27, 2024 – 1:00 P.M. at the Gee Harvey Cemetery in Summer Shade.


Instead of flowers the family has requested that contributions be made to the Gee Harvey Cemetery and can be left with the McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Friday, February 23, 2024

Hilda Suzanne Rutledge


Hilda Suzanne Rutledge, 76, of Glasgow, KY passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024, at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital.  Born in Nobob Community of Barren County she was the daughter of the late Jacob Frank and Margaret Jean Norris Rich.


Mrs. Rutledge was a homemaker that adored her husband of 60yrs. Lyndal Rutledge of Glasow, KY: her two sons Andrew Rutledge of Glasgow and Jeff Rutledge wife Julie of Lexington, KY; two grandchildren Jacob and Jessalyn Rutledge,


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Michael Rich.


Funeral service for Mrs. Rutledge will be held 11:00am Saturday, February 24, 2024, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Saturday from 9:00am until time for service.

Monday, February 19, 2024

William Gene Dozard


William Gene Dozard, age 87 of Summer Shade passed away February 18, 2024, at the T.J. Samson Hospital. He was born February 17, 1937, to the late Edward James and Florence May Florea Dozard.  He was a retired Appliance repair technician and was a member of the Barren County Cattleman’s Association and the United States Army.


He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years Betty Dozard, four children, 10 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.


No services are scheduled at this time as cremation was chosen.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

William Odell Deckard


William Odell Deckard, age 91 of Glasgow passed away February 12, 2024, at Glenview Health Care in Glasgow. He was born November 16, 1932, to the late William and Leona Knight Deckard. He was a mechanic and enjoyed fishing, hunting and his friends. He was of the Church of Christ faith.


He is survived by two sons Danny Lee Deckard and Doug (Deborah) Lawson of Florida three daughters Audrey (Tim) Pace of Glasgow, Margie (Charley) Bunch of Glasgow and Carolyn McGlynn of Bowling Green: nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren as well as several cousins. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Jean Deckard, one son Richard Deckard, grandson Michael Stilts, sister Goldie and brother Herman.


Funeral services will be Thursday February 15, 2024, at 1:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Morton Pritchard Cemetery. Visitation will begin Thursday February 15, 2024 after 10:00 A.M. at the Funeral home until funeral time of 1:00.



Wednesday, February 7, 2024

William Chad Brown


William Chad Brown, age 43 of Glasgow (formerly of Tompkinsville) passed away February 6, 2024, at the T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow. He was born December 15, 1980, to the late William Randall Brown and Tammie Hestand Brown who survives. He was loved by everyone that met him.


Other than his mother, he is survived by two sisters Brookie Walden (Chad) of Tompkinsville and Kara Dickerson of Glasgow; Grandfather Rayburn Hestand; grandmother Barbara Brown; niece Kennedy Walden; nephew Jeron Colello; uncles Lewis (Stephanie) Hestand, Aaron (Tammy) Brown, Barry Brown and Anthony Brown; aunts Bonnie Hestand, Lorrie (Michael) Clarkson and Debbie Vrocher. He is also survived by several cousins and friends.


Other than his father, he was preceded in death by grandmother Loraine Hestand grandfather Wayne Brown and Uncle Eddie Brown.


Funeral services will be Friday February 9, 2024, at 1:00 at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation will be Thursday February 8 from 3:00 -8:00 at the funeral home and again on Friday from 8:00 till funeral time of 1:00.


Thursday, February 1, 2024

Michael J. Key



Michael J. Key, 65. Of Summer Shade, KY. passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at his residence.  Born on December 23, 1958, in Indiana to the late Jessie Key and Janet Sue Froedge Key of Summer Shade who survives.

Michael retired from maintenance with the Glasgow Water Company, he was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather, he loved supporting his grandchildren and great-grandchildren in all their sporting activities and was an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan.

In addition to his mother survivors include 2 daughters, Amanda Worley (Chris) of Center, KY, Emily Key of Glasgow: 4 grandchildren, Dillon Worley (Lindsey), Lane Hodges, Daisy Worley, Emmalin Roderick: 3 great-grandchildren Emery Worley, Grayson Worley and Pa’s Boy Granger Worley:  3 sisters Pauletta Deckard (Jimmy) of Glasgow and Becky (Jerry) Newton  of Summer Shade, KY, Susan Wallis (late Wes) of Iowa, several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Donald Joe Key.

Funeral service will be held 2:00pm Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade with burial in the Summer Shade Cemetery.  Visitation will be after 10:00am Saturday until time for the service.