SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. – Kermit Arterburn, 95, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013.Kermit was born to Thomas and Mae Arterburn on July 31, 1917, in Glasgow. His career began at Firestone and continued with Barnes Group, Inc. Kermit was an avid boater and an active member of Shriners in Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn (Bartley), and second wife, Leola (Cooper).
He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Jane Johnson and son-in-law, Stuart L. Johnson; grandchildren, Lysa Romine and Brett Johnson, as well as three great-grandchildren, Justin Romine and Nick and Hayley Johnson.
Interment will be at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs. No services will be conducted. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any children’s hospital of choice. Sandy Springs Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
Lovie Marie Broady
GLASGOW – Lovie Marie Broady, 80, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
She was a homemaker and daughter of the late Russell Raymond and Mae Pauline Tabor Hurt. She was a member of Foundation Baptist Church.
She is survived by four sons, David (Cathy) Coffey, of Glasgow, Dillard (Sheila) Coffey, of Bowling Green, Daniel (Tish) Broady, of Edmonton, and Clifford (Vicky) Broady, of Glasgow; one daughter, Charlotte (Chester) Blakley, of Glasgow; two sisters, Janice Pendleton, of Scottsville, and Faye Howard, of Bowling Green; two brothers, Harvey and Perry Hurt, of Bowling Green; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren also survive.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C.L. Broady; one sister, Catherine Dowell; and three brothers, Raymond, Wendell and Ray Hurt.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 7, at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Mark Hurt and Brother Randall Gray officiating. Burial will follow in Peers Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 6, and continue Friday until funeral time.
Kathy Denice Cross
HORSE CAVE – Kathy Denice Cross, 46, of Horse Cave, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Glasgow.
Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Buck Hill Cemetery in Savoyard.
She is survived by her mother, Barbara Jo and husband Donald Ray Houchens.
She was preceded in death by her father, Wendell Dale Collins.
Butler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Frances ‘Fran’ Ann Siddens Dixon
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Frances “Fran” Ann Siddens Dixon, 80, passed away after a brief and sudden illness on June 3, 2013.
She was the daughter of Dwight and Elizabeth Siddens, of Barren County, Ky.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Harry Dixon and her son, Dr. Steven Michael Dixon.
Mrs. Dixon is survived by her son, Bill (Susan) Dixon, Inwood, W.Va.; son-in-law, Dr. Jeffrey Akman, Washington D.C.; daughter, Karen Ragan; grandchildren, Jessie and Matthew Ragan; and sister, Jean (Wayne) Young, Glasgow.
Fran was a longtime member of Robert I. Moore Sunday School Class at Brentwood United Methodist Church. A visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2013, at Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, Brentwood, Tenn. A Celebration of Life service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, at Brentwood United Methodist Church with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.
Debra Faye Glaab
MUNFORDVILLE – Debra Faye Glaab, 49, of Munfordville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
Debra is survived by her husband, Merle Glaab, and her mother, Ida Cottrell, of Munfordville.
She was preceded in death by her father, Stanley Cottrell.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Ben Benningfield officiating. Burial will be in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Robert Penn Harris
GLASGOW – Robert Penn Harris, 58, of Glasgow, died at his home in Glasgow.
He was born in Glasgow, a son of the late Joseph Howard Harris and Maud Speck Harris, of Glasgow, who survives.
Penn was a 1972 graduate of Glasgow High School and was retired from the Motorola Company in Austin, Texas. He was an accomplished songwriter and musician and was well-known for his contribution to the music scene in Glasgow since moving back home.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Linda Armstrong and husband M.D., of Glasgow, and Bonita Downey of Fort Myers, Fla.; a brother, Joe Harris and wife Sheila, of Glasgow; nieces and nephew, Amber Hatton, Brandy Lawson, Ali Armstrong and Aaron Armstrong; five great-nieces and one great-nephew; several cousins and his pet dog Pacquito.
A private family memorial service will be conducted and burial of his cremains will be in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to Barren River Animal Welfare Association (BRAWA) or the Plaza Theatre.
A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
James Herman Hume
GLASGOW – James Herman Hume, 95, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
He was born Aug. 28, 1917, in Monroe County to the late Archie and Pearl Mae Hall Hume. His love for music and singing was well known by everyone.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was retired from Glasgow Coca Cola Bottling Company. He was a member of Temple Hill Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sisters, Lola Hume Age, of California, and Nena Phillips, of Louisville; two sisters-in-law, Anna Bell Hume, of Louisville, and Gwen Hume, of Arkansas; several nieces and nephews including Royce Burgess and wife Sue and Virginia Settle and husband Larry, all of Glasgow; and a very special friend, Velma Graven.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Irene Burgess Hume; his step-mother, Zipha Goad Hume; two brothers, Ernest H. Hume and Alvis H. Hume; and two sisters, Lois Hume Sloan and Edna Hume Kingery.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
GLASGOW – Christine Miller, 86, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green.
She was born in Barren County, the daughter of the late Joe Chris and Wallace Moore McGuire.
Mrs. Miller was a former employee of Wal-Mart and Green Leaf Nursery and as a young adult had been employed by George J. Ellis and Ely Drug Stores as well as being a homemaker and helping her husband with their dairy farm. She was a former 4-H leader, a member of the Barren County Republican Women’s Club and a member of Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, John Robert Miller; three sons, Johnny “John” Miller and wife Karen, of Bowling Green, Lanny Miller and wife Neva Ray, of Glasgow, and Donnie Miller and wife Lori, of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Sarah Bradley and husband Michael, Alan Miller and wife Amanda, Robert Miller and wife Allison, and Whitney Miller; three great-grandchildren, Rosemary and Lucy Christine Bradley and Eloise Miller; two sisters-in-law, Elaine McGuire and Rebecca Brooks and husband Orval, of Glasgow and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Glen, Veachel, Mitchell and Ernie Lee McGuire; and two sisters, Earlene Jones and Irene Simmons.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday morning until time for the service.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church, c/o James Steffey, 715 Davidson Road, Glasgow, Ky. 42141.
Lanny Gordon Poynter
EDMONTON – Lanny Gordon Poynter, 64, of Edmonton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at his home.
He was an Army veteran and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Cave City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He is survived by his wife, Gertie Poynter; one daughter, Amanda and husband Tommy Hatcher, of Cave City; one grandson, Seth Allen and wife Donna Hatcher, of Cave City; one great-grandchild, Skyler Hatcher; his mother, Arcola Poynter, of Edmonton; four brothers, Danny and wife Brenda, Jerry and wife Rita, Roger and wife Carolyn, all of Edmonton, Ronnie and wife Angie, of Glasgow; nephew Cole and wife Amber Poynter; and niece Lisa and husband Elton Caffee.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ellie Vernon Poynter; nephew, Jeffrey Poynter; niece, Valarie Poynter, and his first wife, Sharon Poynter.
BURKESVILLE – Joyce Sells, 62, of Burkesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Cumberland County Hospital.
Joyce was born March 13, 1951, in Cumberland County, to the late John Claywell and Clara Anderson Claywell. She was a member of Burkesville Baptist Church, a lab technician for B.F. Taylor Medical Arts Building and Dr. Samuel Rice, treasurer of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and secretary for WE CARE.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Claywell; and two sisters, Robbie Claywell and Peggy Claywell.
Survivors include her husband, Johnnie O. Sells, of Burkesville; one daughter, Jetona Gore and her husband Jeremy, of Cookeville, Tenn.; one sister, Geraldine Riddle, of Burkesville; two grandchildren, Collin Gore, and Lilly Gore, both of Cookeville, Tenn., and a host of other relatives and friends also survive
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main St., Burkesville, with burial in Rose of Sharon Cemetery. Family requests visitation from 5 until 9 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to WE CARE, Burkesville Baptist Church Building Fund or Rose of Sharon Cemetery Fund and may be left at the funeral home.
GLASGOW – Velma Louise Parker Houchens, 78, of Glasgow, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – James E. “Jim” Morrison, 65, a resident of Naperville, Ill., since 1987, formerly of Glasgow, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, Ill. A celebration of Jim’s life will take place 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill Street, Naperville. Interment will follow at Naperville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Phi Gamma Delta Educational Foundation Inc., 1201 Red Mile Road, Lexington, Ky. 40544, (859) 255-1848, www.phigam.org or Joliet Area Community Hospice Home, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, Ill. 60431, (815) 740-4104, www.joliethospice.org. For online condolences, visit www.friedrich-jones.com or call (630)355-0213.
GLASGOW – Steve Allen Smith, 52, of Glasgow, died Sunday, June 2, 2013. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Jeffries Cemetery.
BONNIEVILLE – Orene Louise Stanton, 83, of Bonnieville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Campground United Methodist Church with burial in Campground Cemetery. Sego Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.