Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

January 6, 2014

Obituaries: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Staff reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Charles Boldin

GLASGOW — Charles Junior Boldin, 79, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home.

He was born in Tazwell, Tenn., the son of Charlie M. and Zora Miracle Boldin. He was retired from General Motors and was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Boldin was a member of Bethel Independent Baptist Church in Glasgow.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Glenna; two sons, Charles Richard Boldin of Indianapolis, Ind., and Dennis Vaugn Boldin (Penny) of New Lenox, Ill.; four grandchildren, Joseph, James, Shannon and Maegan Boldin; two great-grandchildren, Adrianna and Kayley Boldin; one sister, Geneva Robbins of Middleburg; two brothers, J.G. Boldin of Tinley Park, Ill., and Sewell Boldin of New Tazwell, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Bethel Independent Baptist Church with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning until noon at A.F. Crow Son Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church until time for services.

Judy Kay Cherry

SCOTTSVILLE — Judy Kay (Howard) Cherry, 64, of Scottsville, formerly of Fountain Run, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Scottsville.

She was born, Sept. 24, 1949, in Warren County, one of two daughters born to the late John Wallace Howard and Joyce (Dossey) Howard, who survives and lives in Fountain Run.

She married Duel Cherry in June 1967 in Fountain Run.

She was a member of Fountain Run Old Missionary Baptist Church and co-owner of D&H Grocery and Hardware Store in Fountain Run.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Jan. 2, at Fountain Run Funeral Home. Brother Tim Eaton officiated and burial followed in Fountain Run Cemetery. Dale and Ryan Cherry, Jimmy Billingsley, Randall Strode, Jeff Browning and Paul Cook served as pallbearers.

Other than her mother, survivors include her husband, Duel Cherry; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Tonya Cherry; grandchildren, Megan Copass and John Mark Cherry, all of Fountain Run; and sister, Jane and husband Mike Johnson, of Glasgow.

Donations were suggested to the Fountain Run Cemetery.

Larry Alton Cordell

BOWLING GREEN — Larry Alton Cordell, 67, of Bowling Green, died Jan. 3, 2014, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

He was son of the late John Coleman Cordell and Gertrude Burkett Cordell and husband of LaDonna Whlechel Cordell, who survives

Funeral services were 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel. Burial was in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation began at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Dixie June Durbin

CAVE CITY — Dixie June Durbin, 68, of Cave City, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

Funeral services, under the direction of Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, are incomplete at this time.

Sammy Fawns

CAVE CITY — Sammy Fawns, 69, of Cave City, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Morgantown.

The Covington native was born April 16, 1944, to the late Sammy Fawns Sr. and the late Ethel Murphys Fawns.

He was a crane operator for Cohen Brothers and a member of the National Guard and Cave City Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Rosie J. Fawns of Cave City; one son, Sammy Fawns III (Mamie) of Park City; one stepson, Ralph Fox (Roberta) of Glasgow; two stepdaughters, Mary Ammons (Robert) of North Carolina and Peggy Gabbard (Tim) of Booneville; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sondra Fawns.

There will be no visitation or funeral services for Mr. Fawns.

Charles D. King

HORSE CAVE — Charles D. King, 86, of Horse Cave, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Hart County Health Care Center.

He was a native of Hart County, a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and a retired farmer, cattleman and livestock hauler.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleo Davidson King, on Aug. 23, 2009; his parents, Golden King and Rebie Myers Hayes; and one sister, Marjorie Furlong.

Charles is surived by one son, Douglas King and his wife Diana, of Horse Cave; two daughters, Charla Sprouse and her husband Tom, of Smiths Grove, and Bonita King, of Louisville; one stepdaughter, Dorothy VanBrussel, of Louisville; four grandchildren, Buddy King, Travis King, Jennifer Oberhausen and Nedra Jurcak; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Frances Schwab, of Eufaula, Ala.; one niece, Karen Benefield, of Eufaula, Ala.; and several cousins.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until funeral time Friday.

Mary Rose Lush

MUNFORDVILLE — Mary Rose Lush, 70, of Munfordville, died at 7:24 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Caverna Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.

She was the daughter of the late Archie and Eva Wilhoit Thompson.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 8 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Paul Edward Porter

GLASGOW — Paul Edward Porter, 69, of Glasgow, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at his home.

Born in Madison, Wisc., he was the son of the late James and Alvina Hanson Porter. He was a retired firefighter and former owner and operator of PEP Fire Equipment in Glasgow. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Air Force. Paul was a Mason and a member of the Masonic lodges of Glasgow, Cave City and Tompkinsville.

He is survived by his significant other, Diana DeCarlo, of Glasgow; two sons, Brian Porter of Massachusetts and Troy Jessee of Georgia; a daughter, Michele Martin of California; a brother, Gary Porter of California; a sister, Wanda Laker of Oregon; and one grandchild.

Mr. Porter chose cremation and no visitation. There will be a Masonic service 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Cave City Masonic Lodge, 702 N. Dixie Hwy., Cave City, and the public is welcome to attend.

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Herman R. Saltsman

GLASGOW — Herman R. Saltsman, 84, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home.

He was born in Grayson County, a son of the late Bill and Flora Harp Saltsman. Herman was a farmer and a member of Grider Memorial Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Polson Saltsman; two children, Pam Saltsman of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Mike Saltsman and wife Melissa, of Glasgow; three grandchildren, Matthew, Cassidie and Ryne Saltsman; three great-grandchildren, Kayleigh Vance, Bella and Halle Saltsman; three brothers, William Saltsman Jr. and wife Betty, of Columbus, Ind., Roscoe Saltsman and Hayden Saltsman, of Glasgow; three sisters, Stella Gooden and husband Junior, of Bon Ayr, Dorine Reece, of Glasgow, and Mona Pierce and husband Windell, of Taylorsville, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Coy, Roy, Sherman and George Saltsman; and three sisters, Callie Jeffries, Linnie Fields and Sylvia Saltsman.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Monday.


GLASGOW – Lucille Williams Johnson, 95, of Glasgow, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Hospice House in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

GLASGOW – Lilly Maude Turner, 89, of Glasgow, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at NHC Healthcare Facility in Glasgow. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.