Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

September 13, 2013

Obituaries: Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Alicia Bowman

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Alicia Miller Bowman, 92, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and formerly of Tompkinsville, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Manor House Assisted Living in Chattanooga.

She was the daughter of the late Doc Miller and Marie Isenberg Miller and the late Billie D. Bowman.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at First Baptist Church in Tompkinsville. Visitation is in progress at the church until time of service. Burial will be in Skaggs Creek Cemetery in Monroe County. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to First Baptist in Tompkinsville or Hospice of Chattanooga.

Shirley Mae Curtis

TOMPKINSVILLE — Shirley Mae Curtis, 62, of Tompkinsville, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

She was a daughter of the late Delbert and Julie Norene Walker Curtis.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial in Skaggs Creek Cemetery. Visitation is 9 a.m. until time for service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to help with funeral expenses at McMurtrey Funeral Home at 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY 42166.

Martin Hannah

GLASGOW — Martin Blane Hannah, 46, of Glasgow, formerly of Waynesville, N.C., died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

He was a customer service representative for Sitel in Glasgow and the son of Clifford and Peggy Bridges Hannah.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Paula Ann Hannah; four children, Samantha Crowder, Brandon Wyatt, Jessica Crowder and Kaitlyn Chandler; and one brother, Mitch Hannah.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Memorial services will be at a later date in Waynesville, N.C.

Bobby Key II

BOWLING GREEN — Bobby Wayne Key II, 38, of Bowling Green, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

He was the son of Bobby Wayne and Tawanna Basham Key, who survive, and husband of Angela Lingar Key, who survives.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery No. 2. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Douglas Smith

CAVE CITY — Douglas Wayne Smith, 52, of Cave City, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at his residence.

A native of Indiana, he was a son of the late Arnold Smith and Lavona Smith Boatman.

Survivors include one brother, Don Boatman and his fiancée Monica McGavic; one sister, Elizabeth Cross; one niece, Sophia Boatman, all of Cave City.

The family chose cremation. There will be no visitation or services at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.

Sharon Kaye Stephens

GLASGOW — Sharon Kaye Stephens, 62, of Glasgow, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at her home.

Sharon was born in Glasgow on Dec. 18, 1950, to the late Lonnie and Evelyn Franklin Barton. She married Anthony Lee Stephens on July 1, 1969, and from then, their journey began.

Sharon was the mother of three children who all reside in Glasgow with their families. She was an active member of Peter’s Creek Baptist Church, and loved to entertain others, encourage the weary and include everyone she came in contact with in her prayers.

She is survived by her husband, Anthony Stephens; three children, Traci and Dewayne Taylor, Todd and Lori Stephens, and Troy and Lindsey Stephens; 12 grandchildren, Griffin, Brittany, Chastin and Rafton Turner, Chandler and Chandra Taylor, Maddee, Sax, Weston, Marlee, Maylen and Knox Stephens; two great-grandsons, Trentin and Layne Turner; three sisters, Wanda Barton, Vickie Davis and Jackie Barton; several nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends she would call family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Donnie Barton.

She leaves a gift to us all, her legacy. She lives in each of us whether by blood relation or in our hearts. Her journey continues through her husband, her children, grandchildren, other family and friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday and continue Sunday morning from 9 a.m. until time for the service.

Lawrence T. Sullivan

LUCAS — Lawrence Sullivan, born Dec. 17, 1932, in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., the son of James and Leila (Latta) Sullivan, died at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

Larry was an U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a graduate of Michigan State University. He had a long journalism career including positions at Bluffton News Banner (Ind.), Ann Arbor News (Mich.), Newsday (N.Y.) and The Washington Post. In 1993, following 21 years as an editor at The Detroit News, he and his wife left Michigan and retired to Lucas.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by a son, Frederick; former wife, Joy Damrow; brothers, Richard, Donald and Keith Edward; and sisters, Bettie Gordon and Laurie Parenti.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jean Kirsch; sons, Sean and James (June); daughter, Maureen Brennan (William); granddaughters, Katie, Jaz, Eli and Cathlin; and great-grandsons, Brennan and Myles; and one sister, Ann Thatcher.

No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to BRAWA, Barren River Animal Welfare Association, 175 Trojan Trail, Glasgow, KY 42141.


CAVE‚ÄąCITY – Anna Katherine Hanson, 89, of Cave City, died on Sept. 11, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cave City United Methodist Church with burial in Cave City Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Highland United Methodist Church Youth.

SCOTTSVILLE – James Gordon Williams, 73, of Scottsville, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Allen County.  

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fountain Run First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Fountain Run Cemetery.