Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

April 9, 2013

Obituaries: April 10, 2013

Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW —  Debra Hendrick Beckner

BOWLING GREEN – Debra Hendrick Beckner, 58, of Bowling Green, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at her residence.

She was the daughter of Leon Hendrick, who survives, and the late Thelma Jean Hendrick, and wife of the late William Robert "Billy Jack" Beckner II.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Bethel Cemetery.

Visitation is in progress and will continue from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mary E. Brooks

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – Mary E. Brooks, 96, died Jan. 1, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital Jeffersonville, Ind.

She was a volunteer at this hospital for two years.

She attended Glasgow Presbyterian Church.

She was born to Vance and Callie Shouse, April 28, 1916. The family lived in Bourbon County, Ky.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert; her son, Douglas; and her grandson Roy; four sisters, Catherine, Lorain, Willa and Loretta.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Mitchell Oaks; four grandchildren, Gustav Schlueter, Brooks Groves, Connie Holmes, Laura Brannen; and seven great-grandchildren.

She moved to New Albany, Ind., in 2006 to live with her daughter where she lived until the time of her death.

Graveside service was conducted Jan. 4, 2013. In attendance were close family and friends.

The family asks that any donations be sent to the American Heart Foundation.


Ruth Capps

TOMPKINSVILLE – Ruth Capps, 71, of Tompkinsville, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Monroe County Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Ruth was born in Tompkinsville, on Sept. 20, 1941, a daughter of the late Mae (Moore) and Dan Hammer. She was the widow of Jesse Capps.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Brother Tom Stokes officiating. Visitation begins Wednesday morning after 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Poland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made for funeral expenses.

Edward N. ‘Sonny Fisherman Davidson

GLASGOW – Edward N. “Sonny Fisherman” Davidson, 67, of Glasgow, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, in Park City, following a motorcycle accident.

Ed was born in Chicago, Ill., and grew up in Anderson, Ind., where he attended Hazelwood School. Ed finished his years of education in Glasgow, where he attended Park City School and graduated from Ralph Bunche High School. Ed was a former employee of Nabisco Bakers, Martin Automotive and Harley-Davidson. Ed was a member of Ole Rocky Hill Baptist Church. Ed was a retired president of the Flying Dragons Motorcycle Club, where he was affectionately known as “Fisherman.” Ed enjoyed fishing and hunting. He had a great love for farming, and loved to ride his motorcycle and socializing with his friends.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar B. Davidson and Pearline Lewis Davidson; paternal grandparents, Rober and Addie Davidson; maternal grandparents, Daniel and Annie Lewis.

Ed is survived by two daughters, Marchelle Davidson, Rochester, N.Y., and Azirelle Scherie Davidson, Indianapolis, Ind.; one son, Edward Leshon Davidson Jr., Indianapolis, Ind.; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Ms. Ruby Joyce Davidson, Anderson, Ind.; two brothers, Mr. Lenaurd Davidson, Indianapolis, Ind., and Mr. Melvin Davidson, El Paso, Texas; along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends, and his companion, Jamie Watson, of Glasgow.

Arrangements are being handled by Burnam & Son Mortuary, Inc., 201 Center St., Bowling Green, where the family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2013. Cremation was chosen.


Frances Thomas Brown England

GAMALIEL – Frances Thomas Brown England, 84, of Gamaliel, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at The Palace in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.

She was the wife of the late John Frank England, and daughter of the late Willie Brown and Flora Monday Brown.

Visitation will be after noon on Wednesday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Center Point Cemetery in Monroe County.

Memorials are suggested to Center Point Cemetery.

Patricia A. Espinoza

CARTHAGE, Tenn. – Patricia A. Espinoza, 52, of Carthage, Tenn., formally of Glasgow, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at the University Medical Center in Lebanon, Tenn.

Born in Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Etta Vaughn Eatmon.

Survivors include her daughter, Misty Rosado and husband Angel, of Lafayette, Tenn.; one son, J.R. Wheeler and wife Molly, of Glasgow; seven sisters, Wanda Babbit and husband George, of Glasgow, Carolyn Cole and husband Jay, of Glasgow, Debra Emmert and husband Lee, of Glasgow, Tammy Eatmon, of Cave City, Kathy Wheeler, of Glasgow, Elizabeth Lutzen and husband Myron, of Glasgow, Alisha Rich and husband Jimmie, of Tompkinsville; three brothers, Raymond Eatmon and wife Ruby, of Cave City, Kenneth Eatmon and wife Susie and Ernie Eatmon and wife Katie, all of Glasgow; seven grandchildren, Sean Birge, Patricia Garcia, Adrianna Rosado, Patricia Wheeler, Emily Wheeler, Landon Wheeler and Payton Wheeler. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Margie Tarry and Mary Ann Coulter.

The family chose cremation and a memorial service will be conducted at a later date at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MARROWBONE – Malinda Kaye Farlee, 67, of Marrowbone, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at House of Prayer Church. Burial will follow in Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will continue at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.


GLASGOW – Helen Lavada Furlong, 91, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

GLASGOW – Henrietta Berry Hill, 87, died Friday, April 5, 2013, at Barren County Health Care Center in Glasgow. A service will be conducted at noon Wednesday at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road, Louisville. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

GLASGOW – Charles E. Jones, 89, Glasgow, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Masonic services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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