Thomas Penn Edmunds
GLASGOW – Thomas Penn Edmunds, 83, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
A native of Barren County, he was a son of the late Leonard and Maude Emerson Edmunds. He was a retired farmer and a member of Beckton Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter, Darlene Lawson, of Glasgow; three grandsons, Rodger Lawson Jr. and wife Hilarie of Mayfield, Bradley Lawson and Brent Lawson and wife Charity, all of Glasgow; five great-grandchildren, Mallory, Isabella, Sophie, Annie and Kymber; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Walter, Charles, Judd, John and Henry Donald Edmunds; and four sisters, Sally Byrd Atkinson, Flora May Edmunds, Ada Mildred Buckingham and Betsy Jean Garrett.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. There will be no visitation prior to the service. Arrangements entrusted to the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.
Gracie Verneal Houchens Isenberg
LAMB – Gracie Verneal Houchens Isenberg, 79, of the Lamb community, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
She was born in Barren County, the daughter of the late Paige and Lindsey Ward Houchens. Mrs. Isenberg was a homemaker and a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at Lamb.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin; two daughters, Pamela Berry and husband Mike, of Lamb and Jeanette Stumpenhorst and husband Tim, of Glasgow; a son, Stephen Isenberg, of Lamb; four grandchildren, Lindsey Berry, Nicholas Berry and wife Hannah, Morgan Neal Gentry and Madison Gentry. Two cousins also survive, Wannettia Deaton, of Indiana and Joe Taylor, of Louisville.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery.
Lou Carol King
TOMPKINSVILLE – Lou Carol King, 67, of Tompkinsville, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Monroe County Medical Center.
Carol was born in Tompkinsville on Feb. 10, 1946, a daughter of the late Velma Lucille (Pickerell) and Hascal Chapman. On Oct. 3, 1964, in Gainsboro, Tenn., she married Randall King, who preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, with John Osgatharp officiating. Visitation is Thursday after 2 p.m. and Friday 6 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.