Betty M. Akins
GLASGOW – Betty M. Akins, of Glasgow, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, at her residence, after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.
Born Oct. 30, 1937, in Metcalfe County, she was the daughter of the late Hermon and Maureen Lane Jewell. She was the widow of Waymon Akins, who preceded her in death in 2008. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include one daughter, Anita Meek and husband Joe, of Glasgow; one granddaughter, Amy Cantine and husband Matt, of White House, Tenn.; two brothers, Randell Jewell, of Center, and Bill Jewell (Ruth Ann), of Hardyville; six nieces and three nephews.
In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by her parents-in-law, Roy and Ora Gibson Akins.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Bowles Cemetery, near Center. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.
John Walter Beetem
BOWLING GREEN – John Walter Beetem, 78, of Bowling Green, died Monday, July 16, 2012, at Greenview Regional Hospital.
He was the son of the late John Morris Beetem and Thelma Elizabeth Sanders Beetem.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Mount Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Hardy and Son Funeral Home, is in charge of the arrangements.
Alene Hutcherson Howard
TOMPKINSVILLE – Alene Hutcherson Howard, 68, of Tompkinsville, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, at Monroe County Medical Center.
Alene was born on July 17, 1943, a daughter of the late Clovie (Botts) and Tom Hutcherson.
She is survived by her husband, Glen Howard, of Tompkinsville.
Funeral services will be at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home, 2 p.m., on Wednesday, July 18, with Tim Eaton officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday, noon until 9 p.m., and Wednesday 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.