Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Obituaries

June 21, 2012

Obituaries: June 22, 2012

GLASGOW — Ralph Lee Birge

GLASGOW –  Ralph Lee Birge, 66, of Glasgow, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his home.

He was born in Monroe County on February 5, 1946, to the late Ned Birge and Mable Ruth Gramlin Birge. He was a retired factory worker for Dana Corp., a member of the Church of Christ and a Vietnam veteran. He was united in marriage on April 27, 1968, to Patricia Wheat Birge.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Birge, and one son, Scott Birge, both of Glasgow; and one brother, Ronald Birge, of Louisville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Billy Dean, Gary David and Charles Edward Birge.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

Visitation will be after 3 p.m. on Friday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.

Memorials are suggested to Poplar Log Church of Christ or the American Heart Association.

Mary Elizabeth Beard Jones

KNOB LICK –  Mary Elizabeth Beard Jones, 96, of Knob Lick, beloved teacher and mother, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at T.J. Samson Hospital.

Mrs. Jones devoted 49 years to educating the children of the Metcalfe County School System. She was the daughter of the late Melvin and Ada Hayes Beard.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lenita (Tom) Hughes; four grandchildren, Letitia (Mark) Hughes, Tom (DeAnn) Hughes II, Greg (Missy) Simpson, and Vonda (Brad) Pace; six great-grand children, Ryan and Wesley Simpson, Mariah and Malena Hughes, Tanner Pace and Hallie Hughes; son-in-law, Robert Leonard; and extended family member, Yvonne Beard.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Jones; a daughter, Joyce Nell Leonard; and her brother, Paul Beard.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 21, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens.    

Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Metcalfe County Public Library for children’s books.

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  • Virginia Elizabeth Sparks Bowles, 93, of Glasgow

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  • Jack B. Simpson (Jackie Ben), of Fairfield Glade, Tenn.

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  • Artie Marie Puckett, 89, of Munfordville

    The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT, Thursday, July 31, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT, Friday, Aug. 1, at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Bro. Ben Benningfield and Rev. Scott Kerr officiating. Interment will be at Munfordville City Cemetery, Munfordville.

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  • Robert "Norman" Decker, 88, of Park City

    The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Brooks Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Little Flock Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral service will be at the church at 1 p.m. Thursday, with Bro. Junior Shirley, Bro. Jack Srygler and Bro. Randall Kessinger officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

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  • Barbara J. Morris, 82, of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

    A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1 in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home. Please visit the online tribute at www.quinn-shalz.com. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

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  • Christine Duke Driver, 91, Glasgow

    Arrangements are incomplete, but under the direction of Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.

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  • Shelia Nell Copas Grider, 48, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral service will be Thursday, July 31, at 1 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Visitation will begin after 11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in White Cemetery in Monroe County.

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  • Nicholas 'Sonny' Johnson, 78, of Morgantown

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