Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

June 4, 2012

Monday, June 4, 2012, obituaries

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Will Basil

GLASGOW — Will Henry Basil, 97, of Glasgow, died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Glenview Health Care Facility. Born in Barren County, he was the son of the late Amos and Sarah Basil and husband of the late Tinnie Elizabeth Syree Basil.  

Survivors include a daughter, Judith Ann Huff, of Glasgow; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Ann Humphrey (Russell), of Glasgow; two great-grandchildren Lindsey and Erin Humphrey and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Dugard and two brothers, Hade and Bud Basil.

Funeral services will 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Melvin ‘Jude’ Firkin

GLASGOW — Melvin Julius “Jude” Firkin, 88, of Glasgow, died Friday, June 1, 2012, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital.

A native of Cumberland County, he was a son of the late James Melvin and Lydia Mae Janes Firkin. He was a retired farmer, having also retired as a truck driver for Southern States Cooperative in Glasgow. He was a member of Basil Chapel United Baptist Church and a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Hughes Firkin; two daughters, Pam Franklin and husband Randall of Horse Cave, and Donetta Doyle and husband Tim of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Jennifer Franklin of Bowling Green, Justin Franklin of Glasgow, Joshua Doyle, U.S. Army, Fort Sill, OK, and Kathina Doyle of Glasgow; four great-grandchildren, Mason, Christian, Makenzie and Hunter Doyle; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Firkin and Jack Firkin.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be in Cave City Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Nellie Hensley

MONROE — Nellie Faye Hensley, 66, of the Monroe Community, died at 11:12 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Caverna Memorial Hospital.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents, George Taylor Templeman and Myrtle Lee Rich Templeman.

She is survived by her husband, Jr. Hensley of Monroe.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Monroe Baptist Church with burial in the Conyers Cemetery.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at Monroe Baptist Church.