Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Obituaries

September 6, 2012

Obituaries: Sept. 7, 2012

GLASGOW — Donita Francis Firkins

GLASGOW – Donita Francis Firkins, 54, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville as the result of injuries received in a house fire at her home. She was born in Glasgow the daughter of the late Bryant Francis Jr. and Robbie Claywell Francis. Donita was a homemaker and a former employee at Kmart in Glasgow.

She is survived by her husband, Tommy; one son, Michael Goodman, of Chicago; a brother, Clayton Francis (Sue), of Austin; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and a very special friend, Bobbie Ramey, of Glasgow.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. until time for the service.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the family or funeral home to aid with expenses.

www.crowfuneralhome.com

   

James E. Harman

SMITHS GROVE – James E. Harman, 87, of Smiths Grove, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at his residence.

He was the son of the late Jim Harman and Lois Beckham Harman, and husband of the late Irene Beckham Harman.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Dr. Samuel Sears Jr.

LEXINGTON – Dr. Samuel Sears Jr., EdD, of Lexington, and Fort Myers, Fla., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at his home in Lexington.

He was born Nov. 10, 1928, in Glasgow, to Col. and Mrs. Sam Sears. He received his bachelor’s degree from Centre College in 1950, his master’s degree from Western Kentucky University and in 1967 received his Doctorate in Education from the University of Kentucky. He taught public school and was the football coach at both Glasgow High School and Lebanon High School. He also worked for Jessamine County Schools as Supervisor of Instruction and Fayette County Schools before joining the Legislative Research Commission for the Kentucky General Assembly as assistant director. He served in both the Kentucky National Guard and in combat during the Korean War as a sergeant in the 623rd Field Artillery where he received the United Nations Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal and the Bronze Star. He retired in 1988 and spent many years traveling and playing golf. Sammy never missed an opportunity to defend his opinion. He was a wonderful and giving father, husband and friend.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Sears; his two children, Kathleen Sears (Dallas Law) and Samuel Sears III (David Sparks) and their mother, Grace Woodward, all of Lexington; a sister, Barbara Murdock, of Nashville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Ruth Hundley.

A memorial service will be conducted at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, followed by military honors provided by D.A.V. Chapter 20, of Glasgow, at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday from 1 until 2 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center in his memory.

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Obituaries
  • Brenda Mae Thompson Monday, 59, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Visitation will begin after 3 p.m. on Tuesday and after 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jane Yokley Cemetery in Tompkinsville.

    July 28, 2014

  • Joyce E. (Froedge) Church, 75, of Horse Cave

    Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, at Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery with burial to follow under the direction of Winn Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at noon until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, in the Chapel of Winn Funeral Home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Lawrence 'Rego' Holland, 89, of Burkesville

    Funeral service will be Tuesday, July 29, at 1 p.m. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Burkesville, with Bro. Ronnie Pitcock officiating. Burial will be in Dutch Creek Cemetery with military honors. Visitation is in progress and will continue until the funeral hour on Tuesday at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Doris Elizabeth Nicholson Unser, 68, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Marie Cooke, 92, of Smiths Grove

    Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel. Burial will be in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

    July 25, 2014

  • Christy Lynn Adams Mosteller, 60, of Taylorsville

    Funeral services for Christy Lynn Adams Mosteller will be 1 p.m. CST Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Hasting, Pastor Chad Mosteller and Pastor Justin Mosteller officiating. Burial will be in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

    July 25, 2014

  • Madell T. Bagby, 80, Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

    July 25, 2014

  • Steven Basil Turner, 64, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Military rites will be performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Friday and after 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.

    July 24, 2014

  • Harry James Hayes, 86, of Bowling Green

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, at Christ United Methodist Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church

    July 24, 2014

  • Geneva Christine England, 87, of Edmonton

    Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

    July 24, 2014