Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 24, 2013

Obituaries: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Philip Baise

MUNFORDVILLE – Philip Baise, “Big Phillip,” 83, of Munfordville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at home, surrounded by those who loved him most.

He was a Cumberland County native, born at Cloyd’s Landing on Oct. 24, 1929, but made his home in Munfordville for the past 58 years.

He was the son of late Frank and Ree Cloyd Baise, who preceded him in death, as did his two sisters, Doris Baise Albany and Betty Jo Baise Armstrong.

Big Philip was retired from telephone work and communications, having worked for South Central Rural Telephone, which brought him to Munfordville in 1954 and was retired from communications at Fort Knox.

He was an avid fisherman, UK basketball fan and Atlanta Braves fan. A true sportsman in all aspects of any game and a one-man pit crew during the latter days of his son’s drag racing career, having been awarded, ‘Pit Crew of the Year’ from US 60 Raceway, in Hardinsburg, in 1992.

He is survived by his wife and best friend of 59 years, Jean Bacon Baise; one son, Philip Earl Baise and wife Becky, of Cave City; and one daughter, Patricia Baise, of Munfordville. He was most proud of his two grandchildren, Treavor Baise and R.J. Baise, also of Cave City. He is also survived by one brother-in-law, Bob Armstrong, of Bowling Green; one sister-in-law, Henrietta Gramlin, of Summer Shade; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Ray Woody and Brother Brad Atwell officiating, with military honors provided by DAV Chapter of Glasgow.

Burial will be in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens in Glasgow. Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Saturday at Sego Funeral Home. The family request that memorial donations be made to Coral Hill Baptist Church Missions, 3260 Coral Hill Road, Glasgow, KY 42141 or donations may be left Sego Funeral Home.

Jesse James Humes

TOMPKINSVILLE – Jesse James Humes, 67, of Tompkinsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Monroe County Medical Center.

Jesse was born in Tompkinsville, on April 3, 1946, a son of the late Zelma Ruth (Ford) and William Mitchell Humes. On Nov. 30, 1965, he married Marie (Adams) Humes, who survives him.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at 1 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home with Brother Gary Emberton officiating. Visitation is Friday after 11 a.m. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.


TOMPKINSVILLE – Carolyn Inez Hale Gearlds, 66, of Tompkinsville, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial will be in Skaggs Creek Cemetery.


BOWLING GREEN – William Mack Gott, 74, of Bowling Green, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Magnolia Village. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Fairview Cemetery #2.


UPTON – Dustin Tyler Fields, 24, of Upton, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at the church cemetery. Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


SMITHS GROVE – Jessie Grider Mitchell, 85, of Smiths Grove, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at The Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery #2.