Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

June 7, 2011

Tuesday, June 8, 2011, obituaries

Staff reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Burl C. Broughton

SCOTTSVILLE — Burl C. Broughton, 85, of Scottsville, died on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at The Medical Center of Bowling Green.

A native of Allen County, he was born on December 15, 1925 to the late Woodard C. and Bessie Clemmons Downing Broughton. He was united in marriage to Erline Gilliam on April 22, 1955. He was a member and deacon of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, a retired Insurance Agent/Agency Manager for Farm Bureau in Allen County for over 25 years, a former board member of the Allen County Schools, a member of Loving Lodge #323, and had served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Mr. Broughton enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, and farming.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Erline Gilliam Broughton; sons, Jeffrey Burl Broughton of Nashville, Joel Dean Broughton and Michelle of Scottsville; grandson, Kristopher Dean Broughton of Scottsville; sisters, Sue Nell Harwood and husband Clyde of Holland, Annice B. Broughton Conner of Holland;  Sister-in-laws, Emogene Stewart, Beatrice Meador, and Martha Broughton Hatler.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother and infant sister.

Funeral services are Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Danny Holland and Brother Tim Meador officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors rendered by the DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Pallbearers are Jeffrey Burl Broughton, Joel Dean Broughton, Kristopher Dean Broughton, Todd Calvert, Tommy Broughton, Woody Broughton, Bobby Harwood, Kenneth Meador, Sam Downing. A Masonic service will be conducted on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Strode Funeral Home. Friends may call at Strode Funeral Home of Scottsville. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.

Garnett Owens Glass

WILLMORE — Garnett Owens Glass, 84, died Tuesday morning in Wilmore, KY. His arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

Cecil Goode

GLASGOW — Cecil Goode, 96, of Glasgow, died Monday night at the Barren County Health Care Facility. His arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.


Fred Groce

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Fred Groce, 89, of Clarksville, TN, formerly of Horse Cave, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Gateway Medical Center, Clarksville.

The Burksville native was the son of the late Sampson and Edna Riddle Groce and the widower of Adra Cornett Groce. He was a US Army Veteran of WW II and the Korean Conflict, a member of the VFW, a farmer and construction worker.

Survivors include a daughter, Gwen Gibbs (Glen), Clarksville, TN; three sons, Donnie Groce of Horse Cave, Ronnie Groce of Edmonton, Frank Groce (Sharon) of Horse Cave; a grandson, Kelly Groce of Bowling Green, and a brother Paul Groce of Glasgow. He was preceded in death by brothers, Preston Groce, Hayden Groce, Ralph Groce and a sister, Lila Spears.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. at Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City on Thursday, June 9, 2011, with burial in Glasgow Memorial Gardens. Visitation at the funeral home will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Margaret Frances Cole Long

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Margaret Frances Cole Long, 81, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Saturday, June 4, 2011, in Indianapolis.

She was the daughter of the late Forest E. Cole and Dona Thomas Cole and the wife of the late Melvin Long.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Dixie Lee Hensley Norman

HORSE‚ÄąCAVE — Dixie Lee Hensley Norman, 84, of Horse Cave, passed away at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011, at her home.

She was a Hart County native, a 50-year member of the Caveland Order of the Eastern Star and a devoted, longtime member of Cave Spring Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Noah L. Hensley and Hettie Conyers Hensley; her husband, Joe Norman; 5 sisters, Dana Forbis, Freda Wade, Ruth Slaughter, Lucille Trent and MaeDell Atwell; 2 brothers, Floyd Hensley, Sr. and Ray Hensley.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Sturgeon and husband George of Horse Cave; two granddaughters, Glenna Gardner and husband, Kevin of Cave City, and Trina Rickard and husband Jason of Glasgow; 6 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Kyle, Jordan and Grant Gardner, and Hilary and Hayden Rickard; a sister, Alice Perkins of Elizabethtown; a brother, Everett Hensley of Monroe, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services are 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Jennifer Dawn Swindle

SCOTTSVILLE — Jennifer Dawn Swindle, 40, of Scottsville, KY died Sunday, June 5, 2011, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

The Scottsville native was a member of Smyrna Church. She was the daughter of the late J. L. Swindle and Shirley Ann Taylor Swindle, who survives.

She is survived by 1 daughter, Whitney Shea Moore of Glasgow; her mother, Shirley Taylor Swindle of Franklin, KY; 1 brother, Randy Swindle and wife Melissa, of Franklin, KY; her companion, Michael Sullivan of Scottsville, KY; a half sister, Gina Arnold and husband Jack of Scottsville, KY; 3 nieces and 2 nephews.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Goad Funeral Home with burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery. Visitation is after 11 a.m. Wednesday at Goad Funeral Home.