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.