Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

December 24, 2013

Obituaries: Thursday, December 26, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Gene Nelson Lynn

GLASGOW – Gene Nelson Lynn, 84, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital.

His arrangements are incomplete, but are under the direction of A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

 

Erlene Jones Melhiser

OWENSBORO – Erlene Jones Melhiser, 88, of Owensboro, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at The Palace in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.

She was the wife of the late Archie Melhiser and daughter of the late Roy Jones and Charity Floyd Richman Jones.

Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel and from 2 to 8 p.m. on Friday and after 10 a.m. on Saturday at James H. Davis Funeral Home in Owensboro.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at James H. Davis Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Owensboro.

Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel and James H. Funeral Home in Owensboro are in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Sunrise Children’s Home.



Murile ‘Jack’ Powell

GLASGOW – Murile “Jack” Powell, 85, of Glasgow, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Barren County Health Care Facility in Glasgow.

Born in Allen County, he was the son of the late John and Lillie Hogue Powell. He was a farmer and a self-employed carpenter and was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Elmore Powell; one son, Stephen Powell and wife Brenda, of Haywood; two daughters, Yvonne “Bonnie” Collins and husband Lee Royce, of Glasgow, and Tina Woodson and husband Brian, of Glasgow; three grandchildren, Stacey Headrick and husband Adam, Jared Anderson and fiancée Danielle and Maggie Anderson; a great-grandchild, McKinlee Anderson; two step-grandchildren, Chris Hodge and wife Tracy and Kelly Hodge; and three step-great-grandchildren, Kayla, Joshua and Gabby.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, John Powell Jr. and Harold D. Powell.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday.

www.crowfuneralhome.com

 

Joseph Neal 'Joe' Stinson

GLASGOW – Joseph Neal “Joe” Stinson, 45, of Cub Run, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Stinson.

He is survived by his mother, Edwina Clemons Stinson, of Cub Run.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Saint Benedict Catholic Church with Father Brian Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Saint Benedict Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and on Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. at Sego Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to American Diabetes Association.



Ruby Compton Ward

HISEVILLE – Ruby Compton Ward, 85, Hiseville, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Glasgow Health & Rehab Center.

A native of Adair County, she was a daughter of the late Johnny and Minnie McCauley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hillside Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons: David Compton and his wife Judy, of Hiseville, and Danny Compton and his wife Deborah, of Burkesville; one granddaughter: Jackie Clark and husband Julius, of Hiseville; two great-grandchildren, Azerella and Julius Clark Jr.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two husbands: Herman L. Compton and Herman Ward.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

www.hatchersaddler.com

SERVICE

GLASGOW – John William Gallagher, 66, of Glasgow, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.