Irene Emerson Chapman
NEWBURGH, Ind. – Irene Emerson Chapman, 95, of Newburgh, Ind., formerly of Smiths Grove, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Newburgh, Ind.
Irene was born Oct. 26, 1917, in Smiths Grove, the daughter of the late Eura (Duff) and Will Emerson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Benton Chapman in 1967.
Irene is survived by her daughter, Mozelle Chapman Starinieri; her son, Roger Dennis Chapman (Georgia); eight grandchildren, Joe Starinieri (Pam), Tim Starinieri, Mike Starinieri (Robin), Julie Starinieri Bass (Jeff), Mary Starinieri Plunkett (Kevin), Kathy Chapman Hirsch (Bob), Denise Chapman Bartholomew and Jim Chapman (Jenny). She is also survived by 18 great-grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St., Newburgh, Ind. Additional visitation will be at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, 3098 Louisville Road, Bowling Green, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Hardy & Son Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Smiths Grove. Pallbearers will be Joe Starinieri, Tim Starinieri, Jim Chapman, Bob Hirsch, Michael McLaughlin and Jordan Chapman.
Grace Pauline Irvin High
TOMPKINSVILLE – Grace Pauline Irvin High, 83, of Tompkinsville, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Monroe County Medical Center, in Tompkinsville.
Pauline was born in Tompkinsville, on Feb. 28, 1930, a daughter of the late Agnes (Emberton) and Audie Irvin High. She was the widow of Morris High.
Funeral service was 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home. Jerry Neal Bean officiated. Burial was in Mount Gilead Cemetery.
June M. Scott
GLASGOW — June M. Scott, 84, of Glasgow, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville.
She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Emma Smith McFarland. She was a member of Glasgow Baptist Church and was the office manager for Farmers Rural Electric Coop for 39 years. Mrs. Scott was well known as an entrepreneur in the development and management of numerous rental properties in the Glasgow area. Noted for her hard work and hands-on oversight, Mrs. Scott was quite skilled as a carpenter, painter and plumber.
She is survived by four nieces, Linda Vance (Carl), Debbie Futrell (Al), Linda Berry (Kenneth) and Wanda Smith (Eddie); one nephew, Steve Williams (Melissa); and 18 great-nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, R.B. Scott; and two sisters, Margaret Boston (Lloyd) and Madeline McFarland.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Glasgow Baptist Church or The Baptist East Palliative Care Fund.