Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY


June 5, 2013

Obituaries: June 6, 2013


GLASGOW — 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.

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    Funeral services are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

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    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with burial in Old School Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday after 8 a.m. until service time.

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  • William Gobel Shaw Jr. William Gobel Shaw Jr., 79, of Glasgow

    Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  • Reid Welsh, 75, of Edmonton

    Funeral services will be Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday, July 23, at 3 p.m. and continue at the funeral home until time of services on Thursday.

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  • Houston Riggs, 56, of Bonnieville

    Funeral services for Houston Riggs will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Rounsaville officiating. Burial will be in Leesville Cemetery at Upton. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 9 p.m. CST and after 8 a.m. Thursday at Sego Funeral Home.

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  • William E. 'Bill' Wade, 82, of Columbia, Md.

    A memorial service will be held at Harry H. Witzke’s Family Funeral Home, Inc. in Ellicott City, Md., at 1 p.m. on July 26, 2014. A private burial will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

    July 22, 2014

  • Mary Ann Ross Kerr, 99, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Wednesday and after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Old Mount Hermon Cemetery in Monroe County.

    July 21, 2014

  • Stephen Earl Biggers Stephen Earl Biggers, 60, of Franklin, Tenn.

    Stephen Earl’s wishes were to be cremated. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home in Glasgow.

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  • Kenneth Gray Sr. Kenneth Gray Sr., 93, of the Bon Ayr community of Barren County

    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow will be in Old Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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