Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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November 19, 2012

Obituaries: Nov. 20, 2012

GLASGOW — Jean M. Decker

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jean M. Decker was born May 29, 1935, in Glasgow, Kentucky, to Herman and Mae Matthews. She graduated from Glasgow High School in 1953. She died on Nov. 13 of 2012.

Jean was married to Dale Decker on Dec. 25, 1953, in Glasgow, Kentucky. She was a Baptist and attended local services in Louisville.

She is predeceased by Herman and Mae Matthews, her mother and father; Ruth Hendricks, nee Matthews, Louise Vance, nee Matthews, her sisters; and Doug Matthews, her youngest brother. Her husband died in 1988.

She is survived by her children, Marsha Decker, of Louisville, and Doug Decker, of Los Angeles, California; a brother, Bill Matthews, of Bowling Green; and many nieces and nephews and other family members.

Jean retired from Mercer Meidinger, a healthcare actuarial company in 1989.

Jean was a philanthropist and volunteer, winning local awards for her outstanding community service.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be directed to AIM of Kentuckiana Inc. or to a favorite local charity.

A private memorial service to honor and celebrate Jean’s life will be held in 2013.


Nola Irene Duckworth

GLASGOW – Nola Irene Duckworth, 83, Glasgow, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

Arrangements are incomplete, but under the direction of Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home.

Christopher Allen Manion

LOUISVILLE – Christopher Allen Manion, 41, of Louisville, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

He was born in Glasgow and was a 1989 graduate of Glasgow High School. He graduated in 1994 from WKU majoring in chemistry and had been very active in the Baptist student union while at Western. He attended South East Christian Church in Louisville and was an avid runner, singer and actor, most recently appearing in the musical “Wicked” in Louisville. He was employed by AGRANA Fruit Products as their quality and food safety manager.

He is survived by his mother Elaine Manion, of Bowling Green; father, Benny Manion (Vickie), of Glasgow; sisters, Casey Edwards (Cory), of Glasgow, and Whitney Wilhelm (Paul), of Scottsville; a stepsister, Laura Hensley, of Harlan; grandmother, Jean Cox, of Glasgow; two nieces, Kinsey Edwards and Lori Ann Wilhelm; one nephew, Kale Edwards and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Boyd and Elaine Manion and his maternal grandfather, Allen Cox.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home with burial in Smith Cemetery at Sulphur Well. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 3 until 8 p.m.

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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.

    July 23, 2014

  • Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow

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

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 21, 2014

  • 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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