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July 26, 2013

Obituaries: Saturday, July 27, 2013

GLASGOW — Edith Edmiston

EDMONTON — Edith Lashon Edmiston, 47, of Edmonton, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at her home.

She is survived by her mother, Margaret Morris

She is preceded in death by her father, John Edmiston; and stepfather, Glen Morris.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Morris Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Sharon K. Hatcher

CAVE CITY — Sharon K. Hatcher, 56, of Cave City, was called home Monday, July 22, 2013, in the caring hands of T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

The Barren County native was the daughter of Royce and Elizabeth Hughes Alexander and the wife of Dennis Hatcher. She was a certified nursing aide at Glasgow State Nursing Facility and a member of Basil Chapel Baptist Church.

Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Dennis Hatcher, of Cave City; her two sons, Jason Spencer (Samantha Spencer) of Elizabethtown, and Chad Hatcher (Heather Proffitt), of Glasgow; her two grandsons, Lex Spencer, of Elizabethtown, and Bryson Hatcher, of Glasgow; and one granddaughter, Ryan Elizabeth Spencer, of Elizabethtown; and her parents, Royce and Elizabeth Alexander, of Glasgow; two brothers, Donnie Alexander and his wife Debbie, of Glasgow, Jim Alexander and his wife Jo, of Knob Lick; and one sister, Brenda Compton, of Glasgow.

The funeral service was 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Basil Chapel Baptist Church with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

In Revelations, God talks about a believer going to heaven and when they get there they watch over us and cheer us on as if they are in the stand watching a game. She will be forever cheering us on until we meet her in the river of life.

William Holston

GLASGOW — William Andrew (Andy) Holston, of Glasgow, passed away July 26, 2013, in Louisville following a brief illness.

He was born May 14, 1928, in Macon, Ga., to Francis Alexander Holston and Mary Elizabeth Post Holston. He was a graduate of Sidney Lanier High School in 1946 where he played trombone in the marching band. He later attended Mercer University in Macon.

Mr. Holston met his future wife, Bette Thaxton, of Jackson, Ga., in 1948 and they were married on Sept. 2, 1949. After marrying, Mr. Holston began a 20-year post as city gas engineer. He was a member of the Georgia National Guard for 21 years and retired with the rank of major. A community leader, he served on many boards, including the Sylvan Grove Hospital Board, which oversaw the construction of the county’s first hospital.

A devoted follower of Christ since age 15, Mr. Holston was known as a spiritual mentor to many people and a learned teacher of the Bible. He pastored churches in Georgia and Indiana. In 1965, he and his family served as missionaries in São Paulo, Brazil, where he supervised the building of a youth center, doing much of the manual labor himself. After returning to Georgia, he worked as a regional engineer for Ashland Oil until his retirement in 1990.

In 2003, Mr. Holston, along with his wife Bette, moved to Glasgow, to be in closer proximity to family. Even at the age of 85, he lived an active life — gardening, building, reading and, most important to him, sharing his faith.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bette, and his three daughters and their families: Maria Marrs (the late Dr. William Marrs), of Glasgow, and their children, Billy Marrs (Cheryl) of Lexington, and daughter, Katherine Trivisonno, Benji Marrs (Missy), of Lexington, and children, Andrew and Mary Keene, and Dr. Brock Marrs (Ravin) and children, Liam and Evelyn Grace of Lexington; Andrea Bogard (Dennis) of Jeffersonville, Ind., and their children, Denny Bogard (Julie) of West Chester, Ohio, and children, Phoenix, Faith, and Christian, and Amy Alley (Josh) of Bloomington, Ind., and children Jarrin and Ella; and Kristina Schindler (Joe) of Nicholasville, and their children, Jennifer Powell of Nicholasville, and children, Lauren, Luke, Brooklyn, and Blake, Karen Schindler of Washington DC and son Alex, and Jessica Taylor (Jeremy) of Cadiz, and children Riley and Parker.

Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Fran Holston (the late Dr. Francis Holston) of Atlanta, Ga. and Sylvia Coleman (Doug) of Lafayette, Ga. and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Holston was preceded in death by his father, mother, and brother, Dr. Francis Holston of Jackson, Ga.

Mr. Holston chose cremation. Interment will follow at Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, Ga.

A celebration of life and memorial service is planned for a later date. A. F. Crow funeral home is in charge of arrangements

Expressions of sympathy may be made to “The Mailbox Club” (a non-profit, non-denominational, organization which prints and distributes Bible study lessons for children and youth around the world). Donations may be mailed to “The Mailbox Club”, 404 George Eager Road, Valdosta, GA 31602.

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    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday and continue Saturday from 7 a.m. until time for the service.

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  • Alma Ruth Allen, 83, of Glasgow

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  • Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow

    Funeral services are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

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  • Michael Franklin, 46, of Fountain Run

    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with burial in Old School Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday after 8 a.m. until service time.

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  • William Gobel Shaw Jr. William Gobel Shaw Jr., 79, of Glasgow

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  • Reid Welsh, 75, of Edmonton

    Funeral services will be Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday, July 23, at 3 p.m. and continue at the funeral home until time of services on Thursday.

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  • Houston Riggs, 56, of Bonnieville

    Funeral services for Houston Riggs will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Rounsaville officiating. Burial will be in Leesville Cemetery at Upton. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 9 p.m. CST and after 8 a.m. Thursday at Sego Funeral Home.

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  • William E. 'Bill' Wade, 82, of Columbia, Md.

    A memorial service will be held at Harry H. Witzke’s Family Funeral Home, Inc. in Ellicott City, Md., at 1 p.m. on July 26, 2014. A private burial will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

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  • Mary Ann Ross Kerr, 99, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Wednesday and after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Old Mount Hermon Cemetery in Monroe County.

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  • Stephen Earl Biggers Stephen Earl Biggers, 60, of Franklin, Tenn.

    Stephen Earl’s wishes were to be cremated. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home in Glasgow.

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