Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

July 31, 2013

Obituaries: Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Vincent Scott Barbour

SOMERSET – Mr. Vincent Scott Barbour made a peaceful transition into God’s care on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

He was born on Dec. 5, 1963, in Akron, Ohio, and had achieved the age of 49 years. He had been a resident of Oakwood Community in Somerset.

He is survived by his parents, Larry and Sue (Kramer) Barbour, of Glasgow; two brothers, Stephen Barbour, of Bowling Green, and Todd (Melissa) Barbour, of Glasgow; a former sister-in-law, Penny Barbour, of Lexington; four nieces, Lindsey, Alexis, Madison and Hannah Barbour; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Theodore Barbour, Syneth Barbour, Adam Kramer and Marjorie Kramer; and one aunt, Leona Krisher.

A graveside service for Mr. Vincent Scott Barbour will be conducted Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. EST at Sunset Hills Burial Park in Canton, Ohio, with burial to follow. Pastor Don Gainer will be officiating.

Memorials are suggested to the following: The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 750, Silver Spring, MD, 20910 www.tsalliance.org; Glasgow First Church of the Nazarene, 600 E. Main St., Glasgow, KY 42141.

These may be made at the funeral home or mailed to the above addresses.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville, in charge of arrangements.

www.lrpetty.com



Elvin C. Copass

GLASGOW – Elvin C. Copass, 82, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at NHC Healthcare Facility in Glasgow.

He was born in Gamaliel, the son of the late Clarence and Oatie Bledsoe Copass. Elvin was a tool and die maker, a former employee of Sorensen Mfg. and was retired from Potter and Brumfield in Franklin. He also taught machine shop at Barren County Vocational School. After retirement, he and his wife traveled the country extensively in their RV. Mr. Copass served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and he was a member and a deacon at Southside Baptist Church in Glasgow.

He is survived by his wife, Mable Clemons Copass; son, Anthony Copass and wife Sharon, and their son Nicholas, of Glasgow; daughter, Belvia Copass, of Glasgow; a brother, Dr. C. Wyman Copass and wife Glenda, of Bowling Green; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers, Huelen, Theo, Haskell, Kermit, Burkett and Duane Copass.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by D.A.V. Chapter 20 of Glasgow will be in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association.

www.crowfuneralhome.com



Wendall E. Froedge

TOMPKINSVILLE – Wendall E. Froedge, 87, Radio Station Road, Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at his home.

He was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Monroe County, to the late Hughie Calvin and Mary Tula Carter Froedge. He was married to Lorine Proffitt Froedge in December of 1947.

He served as a Buck Sgt. in the army during World War II. He served two years, two months and eight days. He participated in the Okinawa campaign.

Other survivors include five children, Genia Toma,  of Lexington, Ernie Simms, of Nashville, Tenn., Lorinda Jones, of Elizabethtown, Tom Froedge, of Tompkinsville, and Joe Froedge, of Prospect; one sister, Wanda Clement, of Glasgow; one brother, Paul Froedge, of Rineyville; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Mount Zion Cemetery c/o Brenda Walden, Edmonton State Bank, Tompkinsville, KY 42167 or Harmony Baptist Church, c/o Mike Emberton, 5112 Mud Lick Flippin Road, Tompkinsville, KY 42167. These can also be made at the funeral home.

James Jacob Matthew Howling

EDMONTON – James Jacob Matthew Howling, 24, of Edmonton, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

He is survived by his parents, James Howling, of Jackson, Ohio, and Karen Acree, of Edmonton; brother, Jonathon Stegall, of Edmonton; four sisters, Sierra Stegall, Kirsten George, Alyia Whobrey, all of Edmonton, and Selena Howling, of Jackson, Ohio; stepfather, John Acree, of Edmonton; stepmother, Mellina Howling, of Jackson, Ohio; two stepbrothers, Johnny (Pop) Acree Jr., of Edmonton, and Seth Sheets, of Jackson, Ohio; and two stepsisters, Christian Acree and Holly Acree, both of Edmonton.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.



Dewilla Claudette Saffer

CAVE CITY – Dewilla Claudette Saffer, 76, of Cave City, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at her residence.

She was the widow of Robert Warren Saffer.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Campground Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Professional services provided by Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City.



Vera Davis Smith

GOOD LUCK – Vera Davis Smith, 90, of the Good Luck Community of Metcalfe County, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. 

She was the daughter of the late Leeper Hensley and Delphia Kinnaird Yates. She was retired from the Metcalfe County School System and a member of Missionary Mound Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her daughter, Jean and husband Howard Earl Wilkinson, of Glasgow; son, Wayne (K.O.) and wife Patsy Smith, of Bowling Green; five grandchildren, Steven Wilkinson, Kevin Wilkinson, Chris Wilkinson, Lori Fields, all of Glasgow, and Ash Smith, of Franklin; six great-grandchildren also survive.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Wayne Smith. 

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.



Carolyn D. Sullivan

GLASGOW – Carolyn D. Sullivan, 87, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

The Barren County native was the daughter of the late Luther and Annis Johnson Dennison and wife of the late Charles E. Sullivan. Mrs. Sullivan was a homemaker and a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Diane Martin (Skip), of Jonesboro, Ark.; three granddaughters, Holly Bradley (Todd), of Tennessee and Ashley Martin Waymon and Kacey Lieblong (John), both of Jonesboro, Ark.; eight great-grandchildren; and her special friend and caregiver, Betty Moody.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy C. Sullivan; two brothers, LaVerne Harper and Carroll Dennison; and a sister, Jean D. Smith.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. until time for the service.

www.crowfuneralhome.com



Dorothy Maye Thomas

MUNFORDVILLE – Dorothy Maye Thomas, 73, of Munfordville, died Tuesday evening, July 30, 2013, at her home.

She was a native of Grayson County and the daughter of the late Harvey Pierce and Ada Cox Pierce.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Thomas.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Pierce Cemetery at Dog Creek. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.