Glasgow Daily Times
Fred D. Bussell
GLASGOW – Fred D. Bussell, 88, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Cookeville, Tenn., the son of the late Arthur and Ritha Davis Bussell. Fred owned and operated Bussell Auto Sales in Glasgow for 50 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving with the 69th Infantry and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Cronk Bussell; two daughters, Jennifer Wells, of Glasgow, and Judy LeForge (Ron), of Humbolt, Tenn.; three grandchildren, William B. Wells (Amy), of Glasgow, Mary E. Wells, of Danville, and Emily Badstibner (Matt), of Nashville, Tenn.; two great-grandchildren, Cameron and Ian Wells; one sister, Burnece Franklin, of Cookeville, Tenn.; a brother, Hubert Bussell, of Cookeville, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Cookeville City Cemetery in Cookeville, Tenn. Visitation will be at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to BRAWA or one’s favorite charity or organization.
Christopher Mark Ferguson
GLASGOW – Christopher Mark Ferguson, 39, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Glasgow the son of James Earl Ferguson and Rita Faye Payne Ferguson, of Glasgow, who survive.
Christopher was a former employee of Dana, Sumitomo and Amak and currently Ferguson’s Wildlife Control.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, James Anthony Ferguson (Lee Anne), of Summer Shade; nieces and nephews, James Blake, Brittany and Brianna Ferguson, Cory, Cody, Cameren and Colten Blazejewski; four aunts, Linda Gramlin (Larry), Janet Jones (Johnny) and Nancy Headrick (Tim), all of Glasgow, and Virginia King (Keith), of Tompkinsville; and an uncle, William Lynn (Tara), of Georgia.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kaitlin Ferguson and his grandparents, Basil and Neva Payne, James Edward Ferguson and Ruby Moore.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Veachel Reid Lowe
GLASGOW – Veachel Reid Lowe, 83, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Barren County, the son of the late Earl Preston Lowe and Mary Tiney Weaver Lowe. Mr. Lowe was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was retired from Chrysler Corp. in Indianapolis, Ind., returning to Glasgow in 1986.
He was a Master Mason for 52 years, Past Master of Oakland Masonic Lodge, Oaklandon, Ind., and member of Allen Masonic Lodge #24 in Glasgow. He was also a member and Past Worthy Patron of Etoile Chapter, Order of Eastern Star #522 and Oakland Chapter of Eastern Star. Mr. Lowe was a deacon and an usher at Glasgow Baptist Church, a member of Glasgow Chapter of AARP, Glasgow Senior Citizens, Temple Hill Lions Club and a Melvin Jones Fellow of Lions International.
He is survived by a daughter, Mary Beth Kunkle (Dale), of Glasgow; three grandchildren, Ryan Kunkle (Susan), of Glasgow, Mary LeNan Lancaster (James), of Marietta, Ga., and Kristina Louise Kunkle, of Bowling Green; one great-grandchild, Anna Elizabeth Kunkle, of Atlanta; three brothers, John Lowe (Mildred), Paul Lowe (Mary Frances) and Malcolm Lowe, all of Glasgow; a sister-in-law, Nan Ella Settle, of Louisville; brother-in-law, John Settle (Linda Gail), of Glasgow and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marilee Settle Lowe, and a sister, Virginia Helen Smith.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday.
Masonic and Order of Eastern Star rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and the public is welcome to attend.
Nancy Gayle Norris
GLASGOW – Nancy Gayle Norris, 80, Glasgow, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
A native of Barren County, she was a daughter of the late Bernice B. Norris and Glayde Alexander Norris Priebe.
She was a retired licensed practical nurse, having worked at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Graves-Gilbert Clinic, Kings’ Daughters Hospital, and the medical offices of Dr. Judy Richey at Howard Clinic in Glasgow. She was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church in Glasgow.
Survivors include three children: Charles W. “Wes” Rayburn, of Hagerstown, Ind.; Kathy Lee, of Glasgow; and J.B. Rayburn, of Seymour, Ind.; six grandchildren, including Brian Travis Cook, of Glasgow; two great-granddaughters; one sister, Anita Hiser, of Pekin, Ill.; one niece and one nephew of Pekin, Ill.
No formal service will be conducted. The family will be having a private celebration of her life at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Alzheimer’s Research or to BRAWA (Barren River Animal Welfare Association). Arrangements were entrusted to Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.
Martha Christine Bowman Oliver
WESTLAND, Mich. – Martha Christine Bowman Oliver, 81, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at her home in Westland, Michigan.
She was born May 5, 1931, at Rock Bridge in Monroe County and grew up at Freedom, Ky. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sue Jane (Miller) and Clarence Bliss Bowman and a grandson, Tom Oliver.
She was a member of Joy Baptist Church where she was the organist and was the pianist for the services at Saint Jude Nursing Home. She retired in 2001 after 33 years employment with Hudson’s Department Store.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Victor Maxey Oliver; son, Kenneth (Vicki); grandson, Timothy (Miken); granddaughter, Melissa; brother, Evans (Betty) Bowman, of Temple Hill; sister, Sue Carol Jaggers, of Glasgow; brother-in law, Reverend Gordon Larson, of Florida; and many nieces and nephews including Doris McKinley and Bill Marrs, of Glasgow, and Gerald Bowman, of Temple Hill.
In addition to her parents and grandson, she was preceded in death by a sister and husband, Inez and William Marrs; a sister, O’Neil Larson; and a brother-in-law, Leslie Jaggers Jr.
Visitation is at R.G. and G.R. Harris Funeral Home, 15451 Farmington Road, Livonia, Mich., Friday, Jan. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia, Michigan.
Jerry Dale Pennington
MOUNT HERMON – Jerry Dale Pennington, 62, of Mount Hermon, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at his residence.
Jerry was born in Plant City, Fla., on Sept. 5, 1950, a son of Ilyene (Pennington) Norris and Preston Norris. On Dec. 12, 1998 at Covington, Va. he married Betty Jane (Henderson) Pennington, who survives him.
Cremation was chosen by the family. Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, is in charge of the arrangements.
GLASGOW – Ralph Shrout, 77, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
He was the son of the late Ed and Florida Baber Shrout. He was retired from General Telephone Electric and the Glasgow Daily Times and he operated his own lawn care business. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a little league baseball coach, a Boy Scout leader, a hunter education instructor and an avid sports fan.
He is survived by five children, Edie Siddens and her husband Robert, Heather Riley and her husband Jason, Ryan Shrout and his wife Alisa, Patrick Shrout and his wife Melanie, and Rebecca Anderson and her husband Ed; 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Coleman Shrout.
The family has chosen cremation and there will be a private memorial service. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at the offices of Dr. Victor Guardiola, Dr. Amelia Kiser, Dr. Sudheer Nambiar and Pat Spears, APRN, to the home health care staff of T.J. Samson Community Hospital and the staff at The Medical Center at Bowling Green, including Dr. Randall Lanier and Dr. William Schwank.
Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
TOMPKINSVILLE – Phebie Susan Trivett Bray, 83, of Tompkinsville, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville. Visitation is in progress at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Monroe County Memorial Lawn in Tompkinsville. Memorials are suggested to the Mudlick Volunteer Fire Department.
LUCAS – Quentin R. England, 91, of Lucas, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 20, of Glasgow, will be in Neal Cemetery at Flippin.
CAVE CITY – Carroll Clayton Stilts Jr., 62, of Cave City, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Hart County Health Care Center, Horse Cave. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, with burial in Cave City Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be after 4 p.m. Friday.
GLASGOW – Lisa Calhoun Underwood, 55, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home and Thursday morning until 10 a.m. Then visitation will continue at First United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. until time for the service. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 500 South Green St., Glasgow, Ky. 42141.
GLASGOW – Barbara J. Wheeler, 75, of Glasgow, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Caney Fork Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday.