Rethel Oren Carter
TOMPKINSVILLE — Rethel Oren Carter, 92, of Tompkinsville, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
He was the son of the late Tom Carter and Lola Stinson Carter and husband of the late Mildred Horn Carter and Opal Headrick Carter.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 21, at 2 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with burial in Akersville Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.
CAVE CITY — Lester Cline, 88, Cave City, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Caverna Memorial Hospital, Horse Cave.
The Hart County native was the son of the late Riley and Annie Sturgeon Cline, a farmer and member of Cave City Church of Christ.
Survivors include two brothers, Thomas (Elsie) Cline and Vester Cline, both of Cave City; a sister, Irene Hogan, Louisville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services with the Rev. Wayne Hatcher officiating will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, with burial in Shady Grove Cemetery.
Visitation at the funeral home will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Rev. Robert Carl Elmore
EDMONTON — The Rev. Robert Carl Elmore, 88, of Edmonton, passed away at his home on Monday April 19, 2010.
He was the founder and senior pastor of the House of Prayer Church in Edmonton since the date of construction in early 1950. He was an accomplished minister with a highly acclaimed ministry spanning 60 years of service. The Rev. Elmore was born June 8, 1922, in Summersville, the son of the late Claudie and Elizabeth Price Elmore. The Rev. Elmore was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force 9th division from late summer 1942 until late 1945. His tour included several foreign countries, including India and North Africa.
Funeral services for the Rev. Elmore will be at the House of Prayer Church on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at 2 p.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the House of Prayer church on Wednesday from 4 until 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that a memorial donation be made to the House of Prayer Church in memory of the Rev. Robert C. Elmore.
Rev. Elmore is survived by his wife of 63 years, Pauline Morgan Elmore; two daughters: Rita and husband Wayne Smith of Winnsboro, La., and Beverly and husband Phil Lowry of Edmonton; one brother: Charlie Elmore of Louisville; four grandchildren; Kim (Wes) Jolly and Kevin Lowry of Edmonton, David (Amy) Smith and Kristi (Jeremy) Rollins, all of Louisiana. There are also eight great-great-grandchildren surviving.
Joe Richard Richey
GLASGOW — Joe Richard Richey, 68, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Glasgow Health and Rehab Center.
He was born in Barren County, the son of the late Rev. Joe Richey and Beulah Perkins Richey. Joe was a tile and terrazzo installer and a former employee of Venetian Terrazzo. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid fisherman.
He is survived by a son, Jeff Richey (Lorie) of Glasgow; four daughters: Sonia Eaton (Mike) of Glasgow, Brooke Richey of Denver, Colo., Alyssa Richey of Petersburg, W.V., and Cailah Harris (Thomas) of Hyndman, Pa.; six grandchildren: Jay Todd Richey, Gunnar Eaton, Alexis Richey, Sianna Richey, Kamden Richey and Ashton Harris; two sisters: Ruby Cockerham (Floyd) of Glasgow, and Patty Bauer (Cecil) of Arizona; four brothers: Raymond Richey (Amy) of Horse Cave, Ruel Kenneth Richey (Carolyn) of Boston, Ky., Ralph Richey of Cottonwood, Ariz., and John Russell Richey of Glasgow. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Richard Daniel Richey; a grandchild, Ellison Quinn Eaton; and four brothers: Roy, Robert, Rondal and Reid Howard Richey.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Caney Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 a.m. until time for the service.
GLASGOW — John E. Elmore, 78, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, at his home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.
GLASGOW — Marie Shaw Johnson, 82, of Glasgow, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at her home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
GLASGOW — Mrs. Betty J. Lewis, 63, of Glasgow, died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Ole Rocky Hill Baptist Church, 2177 Rocky Hill Road, Glasgow, with burial in Ole Rocky Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Burnam & Son Mortuary, Inc., 201 Center St., Bowling Green.
HARDYVILLE — Edna Logsdon, 89, of Hardyville, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at Caverna Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home, Horse Cave, with burial in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.
GLASGOW — Glen Smith, 73, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel, with burial in Hays Cemetery.