GLASGOW – Mary Akers, 83, of Haywood, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at her residence.
She was born in Barren County, the daughter of the late Willie Wood and the late Allie Wheeler Wood. Mrs. Akers was a homemaker and member of Dry Fork Church of Christ.
Survivors include one son, Henry Clifton Akers (Martha) of Haywood; four daughters, Joyce Crumpton of Haywood, Faye Houchens (William Earl) of Glasgow, Nell Akers and Hope Akers, both of Haywood; five grandchildren, Cynthia Spillman of Glasgow, Adam Akers (Mary) of Bowling Green, Joe Akers (Lora) of Louisville, Cliff Akers (Amy) of Elizabethtown, and Sarah Crumpton (Brandon Drury) of Haywood; eight great-grandchildren, Ashley Lewis (Ro) of Bowling Green, Grayson Akers of Bowling Green, Kassidi and Molly Akers of Haywood, Rhaygen Scott of Glasgow, Salyssa and Conner Crumpton of Haywood, and Maleigha Drury of Haywood; two great-great-grandchildren, Rodaisha Lewis and Jaquaizion Lewis of Bowling Green. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Odell Akers; one brother, Milzie Wood; seven sisters, Vera Wilson, Marie Key, Jewell Mizell, Nellie Moore, Zelma Medley, Lucille Key and Dona B. Wood.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
GLASGOW – Charlotte Denning, 85, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Glenview Healthcare in Glasgow.
Born in Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Warner Milburn Mayfield and Grace Smith Mayfield. Mrs. Denning was a school teacher in the Barren County schools and was a member of Glasgow Chapter 257 Order of the Eastern Star and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, James E. Denning; two daughters, Peggy Higgason (Darrell), of Greensburg, and Libby Garner (Jim), of Mount Vernon, Ohio; a grandson, Roy Higgason of Greensburg; and a sister, Elizabeth Cary (Clifton), of Glasgow.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Order of the Eastern Rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and the public is welcome to attend.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to The Gideon’s.