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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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  • Walter Earl Kinslow Walter Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday and continue Saturday from 7 a.m. until time for the service.

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  • Alma Ruth Allen, 83, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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  • Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow

    Funeral services are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

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  • Michael Franklin, 46, of Fountain Run

    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with burial in Old School Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday after 8 a.m. until service time.

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  • William Gobel Shaw Jr. William Gobel Shaw Jr., 79, of Glasgow

    Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  • Reid Welsh, 75, of Edmonton

    Funeral services will be Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday, July 23, at 3 p.m. and continue at the funeral home until time of services on Thursday.

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  • Houston Riggs, 56, of Bonnieville

    Funeral services for Houston Riggs will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Rounsaville officiating. Burial will be in Leesville Cemetery at Upton. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 9 p.m. CST and after 8 a.m. Thursday at Sego Funeral Home.

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  • William E. 'Bill' Wade, 82, of Columbia, Md.

    A memorial service will be held at Harry H. Witzke’s Family Funeral Home, Inc. in Ellicott City, Md., at 1 p.m. on July 26, 2014. A private burial will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

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  • Mary Ann Ross Kerr, 99, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Wednesday and after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Old Mount Hermon Cemetery in Monroe County.

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  • Stephen Earl Biggers Stephen Earl Biggers, 60, of Franklin, Tenn.

    Stephen Earl’s wishes were to be cremated. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home in Glasgow.

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