Joe Eagle Eubank
GAMALIEL – Joe Eagle Eubank, 75, of Gamaliel, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at his home in Gamaliel.
He was born Nov. 15, 1936, in Monroe County, to the late Esta Eubank Sr. and Blana Emberton Eubank. He was a dairy farmer and a member of the Gamaliel United Methodist for 56 years. He was united in marriage on Nov. 12, 1955, to Geraldine Wilson in Tompkinsville.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Wilson Eubank, of Gamaliel; one son, Johnny (Sherree) Eubank of Gamaliel; one daughter, Beth (Greg) Kesel of Saint Louis, Mo.; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Wilson, of Gamaliel; six grandchildren, Sarah (Bart) Jones, of Lafayette, Tenn., Laura (Paul) Trupka, of St. Louis, Mo., Mary (Michael) Johnston, of Urbana, Ill., Josh Eubank, of Gamaliel, Stephen Kesel, of Greensboro, Ala., Christy Eubank, of Louisville; one great-grandson, Ty Wilson Jones, of Lafayette, Tenn.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Rex, Esta Jr. and Carl Eubank; two sisters, Anita Crowe and Imogene Eubank; a grandchild, John David Eubank and father-in-law, Dewey Wilson.
Funeral services will be Sunday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m. at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel, with burial to follow in Old Rocky Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Old Rocky Hill Cemetery.
Malcolm Eugene Harlow
PARK CITY – Malcolm Eugene Harlow, 87, of Park City, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green.
He was born in Barren County, a son of the late Don Q. and Gladys Boston Harlow. Mr. Harlow was a painter and a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He was a collector of clocks and enjoyed model trains. He was a member of Little Bethel Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Helen Pennycuff Harlow; one daughter, Diana Taylor and husband Craig, of Bowling Green; one granddaughter, Tammy Moran, of Nashville; a brother, Joe Harlow and wife Doerathean, of Glasgow; a niece, Joetta Kelley and husband Jim, of Murray; and a great-niece and nephew Abby and Joseph Kelley.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Bon Ayr Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 5 until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time for the service.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to Bon Ayr Cemetery, c/o Marshall Gray, 133 Redbird Road, Austin, KY 42123 or Potter Children’s Home, 2350 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101.
Donald Mason Morgan
NORTH PORT, Fla. – Donald Mason Morgan, 89, of North Port, Fla., following a short illness, passed from this life at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, Fla., surrounded by family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth W. Owen Morgan, of North Port, Fla. He was a dedicated and loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to many, and will be sadly missed.
Don was born March 14, 1923, in Byesville, Ohio, son of the late Clarence Morgan and Hazel Foraker Morgan.
Mr. Morgan was a World War II veteran and served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, receiving the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon w/1 Bronze Star; Good Conduct Medal; and Victory Medal World War II. He was later stationed in Hawaii. He was Vice President of J & B Acoustical, Mansfield, Ohio until his retirement. He was an active member of First Christian Church of Punta Gorda, Fla. He also worked with Habitat for Humanity and assisted in disaster relief efforts in Florida during his retirement. He enjoyed building, helping and serving others. He built three homes himself, and completed numerous projects (including unique decks and remodeling) for family and friends. This was his passion, along with spending time with family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing, cooking for and entertaining guests and Nascar.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William C. Morgan, in Italy, at the end of World War II; two wives, Eva Pearl Beatty Morgan, in 1973 (mother of his children), Mary Jo Evans Morgan, in 1996, and one stepson, Larry Baker, late 1980s.
Mr. Morgan, in addition to his wife, Ruth, is survived by a sister, Betty (Max) Gault of Nankin, Ohio; four children, Ron Morgan of Franklin, Janice (George) Scantland of Casey Key, Fla., Janet (Norm) Renz of Granville, Ohio and Connie Layne, of Franklin; five grandchildren, Lisa (Matt) Held, of Portland, Tenn., Tiffany (Gary) Somerville, of Westerville, Ohio, Jason (Sara) Layne, of Tulsa, Okla., Julie Marlatt, of Granville, Ohio, and Kristen Renz, of Granville, Ohio; 11 great-grandchildren: Kyle Springer, Chelsea Springer, Madison, McKenzie and Katilyn Held, Mariah and Jada Marlatt, Noah and Ethan Layne, Leah and Natalie Somerville; three stepsons: Michael (Debra) Evans, Ed (Kathy) Evans, and Jason (Karol) E. Owen; three step-grandchildren, Michelle Evans, Mike Evans and Brandon Rowe; three step-great-grandchildren: Zachary, Jacob and Chris; nieces and nephews, Gary (Gerry) Gault, Mike (Jeannie) Gault, Bruce (Cindy) Gault, Lee (Larry) Hayes, of Ohio; Kenneth (Barbara) Beatty of Indiana; Bill (Verna) Beatty, of Hawaii; Donald Beatty, Cheryl Cunningham, Sharyn (Terry) Harbin, Judy (Dana) Haines, Danny Hogan, and Debbie (Larry) Marlott of Ohio. Don is also survived by a sister-in-law, Mary (Noel) Elmore, Glasgow, and a brother-in-law, Dan (Gretta) Wilkinson, of Iowa, and their families.
A memorial service was also held on Aug. 1, 2012, at First Christian Church in Punta Gorda, Fla. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made in Don’s name to: Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, Fla. 34238; or Punta Gorda First Christian Church, Taylor Road, Punta Gorda, Fla.; or the American Cancer Society.
A memorial service will be held in Glasgow on Sept. 15, 2012, at 1 p.m., C.S.T. at Glenview Christian Church, for family and friends. Reverend Sam Romines of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg, will be officiating.
Roy C. Nave
BROWNSVILLE – Roy C. Nave, 82, of Brownsville, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Rosewood Healthcare.
He was the son of the late Cooper Nave and Stella Kinser, and the husband of the late Mary Chaney.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Big Reedy Church of Christ. Visitation will be noon until 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Hardy and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mary Ruth Smith Underwood
GLASGOW – Mary Ruth Smith Underwood, 87, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Barren County Health Care in Glasgow.
She was born in Barren County, Sept. 21, 1924, the daughter of the late Marion and Mary Sherfey Crabtree. She was a retired employee of the Glasgow City School System and was a member of Caney Fork Baptist Church at Etoile.
The loving wife, mother and grandmother is survived by her husband, Wendell; children, Terry E. Smith (Lois), of Portland, Tenn., Janet R. Wilding (Richard), of Louisville and Linda Dickson (Rollin), of Glasgow; one sister, Shelby J. Moses (George), of Lucas; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a lifetime of friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 47 years, Clifton E. Smith; three brothers, Charles, James and Bobby Crabtree; two sisters, Helen Hunt and Jessie Hall and a grandson, Stephen Craig Frank.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Fred J. Watt
BOWLING GREEN – Fred J. Watt, 85, of Bowling Green, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
He was the son of the late Fred Granville Watt and Stella Wilson Watt.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lorine Howard Watt.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:30 until 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Joe Eagle Eubank
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