KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Peggy “Bocco” Blankenship Bright, 77, of Knoxville, Tenn., lost her lengthy and courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Turkey Creek Medical Center.
Peggy was born Dec. 23, 1934, in Glasgow, the daughter of the late James Edward Blankenship and Mable Graven Blankenship, of Cave City.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Albert Blankenship.
Peggy was Salutatorian of Caverna High School class of 1952. Married for 49 years to her beloved husband, Fred Bright Jr., retired US Army JAG Colonel. She traveled the world as an Army wife, living in places such as Germany, Korea, Hawaii and Fort Campbell, before settling in Knoxville in 1986. She was a retired legal secretary for the US Army, the US Air Force, and Knoxville real estate agent.
Other survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Leslie Bright and Michael McGill, Karen Bright and Richard Pfost; son and daughter-in-law, James F. and Sarah Bright. She was beloved “Bocco” (grandmother) to Cody McGill, Grant, Spencer and Dawson Pfost, Mercedes and Haven Bright; sister-in-law, Doris Blankenship; niece, Andrea Blankenship Taylor; nephew, James Randall Blankenship; several great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway. A Celebration of Life will follow at 7 p.m. The family and friends will meet 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 10 a.m.
Mrs. Bright’s guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com
HORSE CAVE — Timothy Lee ‘Biscuit’ Hardesty, 53, of Horse Cave, died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
He was the son of Jessie “J.D.” Hardesty and Dorothy Dillion Hardesty of Horse Cave.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2012, at Brooks Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Rowlett and Rev. K.T. Ford officiating. Interment will be at Woodsonville Memorial Gardens, Munfordville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m., Sunday, July 15, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 16, at the funeral home.
SUMMER SHADE — Mamie Birge McIntyre, 73, of Summer Shade, died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at U of L Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by McMurtrey Funeral Home.
SHELBYVILLE — Kenneth Shirley, Sr., 63, formerly of Glasgow, died recently in Shelbyville. Arrangements are incomplete but under the direction of the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.
TAYLORSVILLE — Vera Mabel Webster, 86, of Taylorsville, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home.
William Baine, 81, of Glasgow
Funeral arrangements for Mr. Baine are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
Ruby Bowman Boswell, 87, of Louisville
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Monroe County. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and after 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Billy Ray McClellan, 70, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12 at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade with Brother Kelvin Copas officiating. Interment will be at New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 11.
Terri Shoemaker, 56, of Edmonton
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with family receiving visitors at 2 p.m.
Lilly Christine Firkins, 88, of Cave City
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, with burial in the Cave City Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday.
- Anne Elizabeth (Johnson) Thompson , 88, of Park
Roger L. Kessinger, 81, of Cub Run
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 12. Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, at Brooks Funeral Home with Brother Gerald Murphy officiating. Interment will be at Cub Run Cemetery, Cub Run.
Sue Chaney, 68, of Munfordville
Funeral services for Sue Chaney will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home, with Bro. John Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Community Cemetery at Magnolia. Visitation continues after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Sarah Ann Thomas Pace, 76, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation was Monday at the funeral home.
Evert Burchett, 87, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by DAV Chapter No. 20. Visitation was Monday.
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