Raymond Eugene Bitner
SUMMER SHADE — Raymond Eugene Bitner, 87, of Summer Shade, died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Cumberland County Hospital.
He was a son of the late Earnest Ray and Ota Shope Bitner and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Mount Moriah Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by two daughters, Gloria Jean Nunn and Patty Hurt, both of Summer Shade; grandchildren, Melissa (Kelly) Moss, Gina (Brad) Rutledge, Marla (Tony) Hicks, Ginger (Aaron) Whiterspoon, Selena (Richard) Callaghan, and Sarah (Scotty) Hutcheson; great-grandchildren, Haley and Elyda Hicks, Elizabeth Oglesby, Austin Rutledge, Brittany and Madison Callaghan, Alexis and Mason Hutcheson, Autumn and Audrey Moss and Ayden and Zoe Witherspoon; three sisters, Mary Shive, of Edmonton, Melba Stohl and Naomi Rippy, of Tipton, Ind.; three brothers, Max (Dot) Bitner, Bill (Elizabeth) Bitner, and Earl Dane Bitner, all of Kempton, Ind.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Shive Bitner; two sons-in-law, Robert Nunn and Jack Hurt; and one brother, Lester Bitner.
Funeral service will be Friday, July 13, 11 a.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Timmy Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Summer Shade Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Glasgow Chapter 20 of the DAV. Visitation will begin Thursday, July 12, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Fire Department or the Mount Moriah Cumberland Presbyterian Church, c/o McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY 42166.
Ruth Page Hayes
LEITCHFIELD — Ruth Page Hayes, 86, of Leitchfield, passed away at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, Leitchfield, on July 9, 2012.
She was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Glasgow, the daughter of the late Wallace Page and Cora Dodson Page.
She worked in the bookkeeping department of D.G. Hayes Wholesale Grocery and Leitchfield Truck Equipment. She was a member of the Clearview Baptist Church, Grayson County Historical Society and Leitchfield Woman’s Club. She also served as a trustee on the Grayson County Library Board. She was a member of the colonial Dames of America and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Leslie Ann Guffey, in 1981.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, David Lee Hayes; and her twin sister, Ruby Sprinkle, Tucson, Ariz.
Other survivors include one son, David Wallace Hayes, Hardinsburg; one daughter, Brenda (Bill) Guffey, Columbus, Ind.; two granddaughters, Dana (Paul) Ramage, Bloomington, Ind.; Denise (Danny) Axsom, North Vernon, Ind.; three great-grandchildren, Katherine Ramage, Paige Axsom and Whitney Axsom.
Visitation will be at Dermitt Funeral Home, 306 W. Main St., Leitchfield, Wednesday, July 11, and up to the time of the funeral.
The funeral will be Thursday, July 12, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Red Hill Cemetery, Hodgenville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Clearview Baptist Church building fund, 505 W. White Oak St., Leitchfield, KY 42754 and/or the Grayson County Historical Society, P. O. Box 84, Letichfield, KY 42755.
Lance Cpl. Kenneth Adam Miller
GLASGOW — Lance Cpl. Kenneth Adam Miller, 20, of Glasgow, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Yucca Valley, Calif. He was stationed at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in Twentynine Palms, Calif. He achieved the rank of Lance Corporal in June of 2011 and was with the Third Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion. Adam received two awards, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
He was born June 7, 1992, in Middletown, N.Y., the son of Tammy Jo Miller, of Glasgow, and Timothy S. Miller, of Temple Hill. He was a 2010 graduate of Barren County High School and had attended Gethsemane Baptist Church in Glasgow.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Grace, also stationed in California with the USMC; a brother, Clyde Miller, of Temple Hill; a sister, Makayla Miller, of Scottsville; maternal grandmother, Lora Burd, of Scottsville; maternal grandfather, Keith Turner, of Glasgow; paternal grandmother, Marie Miller, of Temple Hill; maternal great-grandmothers, Dorothy Burd, of Scottsville and Dorothy Melvin, of Canmer; his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Semernezski of Bowling Green; two sisters-in-law, Ashley and Bethany Myers, of Bowling Green; an aunt, Christy (Chris) Poynter, of Smiths Grove; an uncle, Mark (Betty) Miller, of Temple Hill and several other aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and his Marine family.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Kenneth Miller, and his maternal great-grandfathers, Burton Burd and C.A. Melvin.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 13, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be in Horse Cave Cemetery. The family will receive friends beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday and continue Friday morning until time for the service.
Roy Addis Wheat
GLASGOW — Roy Addis Wheat, 94, of Glasgow, passed away Monday, July 9, 2012, at The Palace in Red Boiling Spring, Tenn.
He was born May 28, 1918, in Monroe County to the late Leonard J. Wheat and Sally Nichols Wheat. He was a retired farm manager for Rivendale Farms in Maryville, Tenn., a World War II Army Veteran and the widower of Madie Page Wheat, who died Sept. 7, 1983.
He is survived by three sons, Ronnie Wheat, of Tompkinsville, Tim and Barry Wheat, both of Glasgow; three daughters, Patricia Birge and Sherry Bryant, both of Glasgow, and Michelle Huff, of Maryville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Kelly, Floyd and Doris Wheat; three sisters, Nelda Isenberg, Neva Thomas and Virginia Page.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 12, 11 a.m., at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery.
Military rites will be performed at the graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow.
Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville
Memorials are suggested to the Bethlehem Cemetery.
Raymond Eugene Bitner
Hobert Preston Morgan, 72, of Cave City
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after noon Saturday at the funeral home.
Marion “Peg” Grant, 91, of Oakland
A memorial service will be held in Indianapolis at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green chapel.
Charlotte Jean Likens, 67, of Glasgow
Funeral services will 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Ruth Hawkins, 86, of Brownsville
Visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 7 and 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the funeral home, with burial in Hawkins Cemetery.
Brent Huntsman Biggers, 56, of Scottsville
Brent’s desire was to be cremated and a Celebration of Life service will be 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Visitation with family and friends will be Saturday from 2 p.m. until time for services at the funeral home.
Emma “Teno” Puckett, 85, of Indianapolis, Ind.
Funeral services for Emma “Teno” Puckett will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Center Point Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Sego Funeral Home.
Phillip Wayne Garmon, 42, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Randolph Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Thursday.
Dorothy “Dottie” Smith, 76, of Cave City
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Cave City Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Zelma Alma, 91, of Indianapolis, Ind.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Sego Funeral Home is in charge of the services.
Jesse Bryant, 85, of Hardyville
Funeral services for Jesse Bryant will be 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Ronnie Blair officiating. Burial will be in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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