Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

November 25, 2012

Obituaries: Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Glyn  Bowles

TOMPKINSVILLE — Glyn Bowles, 85, of Tompkinsville, died Sunday, Nov. 25, at Monroe County Medical Center.

Glyn was born in Monroe County on Feb. 11, 1927, a son of the late Haskel and Ada (Crabtree) Bowles.

On Aug. 7, 1954, he married Gladys (Burks) Bowles, who survives him.

He worked as a dairy farmer for over 60 years, was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, and served as a member of the Air Force in World War II.

Glyn is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Larry Glyn and Diana Bowles, of Mt. Hermo; five grandchildren, Dallas Bowles, Cindy Bowles Walden, Melissa Bowles Buck, Matthew Glyn Bowles and Shelley Bowles Capshaw (Brandon); three great-granddaughters, Ashlynn Bowles, Alyssa Walden and Emmalyn Capshaw; four nieces, Kay Bowles Darnell, Connie Bowles Goodman, Carolyn Bowles Sorrell and Sharon Bowles Howard; and several great-nieces also survive.

Glyn is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Gary Bowles.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Yokley Trible Funeral Home with James Howell officiating. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Monday and 6 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the White Cemetery.

Donations are suggested to Mudlick Fire Department and American Cancer Society.

Reggie Frazier

GLASGOW — Reggie Frazier, 78, Glasgow, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete but under the direction of the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.

James Houchens

GLASGOW — James Daniel Houchens, 40, of Glasgow, died Sunday at his home. His arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

Aaron McCoy

GLASGOW — Aaron Jay McCoy, 19, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, as the result of injuries received in an auto accident in Barren County. He was born in Glasgow the son of Sorida McCoy Sneed and Tim Sneed of Glasgow, who survive. Aaron was an employee at Big Moose’s BBQ and enjoyed dirt bikes and trail riding.  

 In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Cheyenne Sneed, of Glasgow; two brothers, Devin Ray, of Glasgow, and Timothy Sneed, of Bowling Green; grandparents Betty Sue Tarry, Wayne (Rosemary) McCoy, all of Glasgow, and Jimmy and Regina Sneed, of Bowling Green; great-grandmother, Opal Lawson, of Glasgow; aunts Joy Cartwright (Dan), of Glasgow, and Wanda Sneed, of Bowling Green; uncles Jason McCoy, of Glasgow, and Lonnie Sneed (Cookie), of Bowling Green; and his special cousins Katie Fields, Hannah McCoy and Dallen McCoy.

He was preceded in death by a cousin, Corey Ray Rich, and an uncle, Jimmy Sneed.

 Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Caney Fork Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Roy E. Logsdon

CUB RUN — Roy E. Logsdon, 85, of Cub Run, died at 12:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at NHC Health Facility in Glasgow. He was the son of the late Patrick Rush Logsdon and Cappie McCoy Logsdon.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Deloris Logsdon.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Raymond Craddock officiating. Burial will be in Center Point Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Michelle Mendoza

LOUISVILLE — Michelle Marguerite Mendoza, 21, of Albany, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the University of Louisville Hospital.

She is survived by her husband, Steven Dickerson II; her mother, Linda Mendoza; one brother, Miguel Conchola; one sister, Angelica Hutting; several nieces and nephews also survive.

There will be visitation at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27. Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Dustin Parrish

GLASGOW — Dustin “Dorod” Parrish, 22, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Born in Glasgow, he was the son of Stacy Sue Frazier (Cecil), of Glasgow, who survives. Mr. Parrish was 2007 graduate of Barren County High School and veteran of the U. S. Army.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Josephine Keene Parrish, of Glasgow; two children, Heath Anderson Parrish and Skyla Grace Parrish, both at home; maternal grandmother, Linda Parrish, of Glasgow; three sisters, Bridgett Mosier (Russ), of Horse Cave, Kelly Frazier and Bailey Frazier, both of Glasgow; a brother, Henry Crenshaw, of Edmonton; an aunt, Heather Todd (Mikey), of Glasgow; several nieces, great-aunts, great-uncles and friends also survive.

He was also preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Doyle Anderson “Hot Dog” Parrish.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Monday at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home and on Tuesday from 8 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.

Ruth Rigsby

GLASGOW — Ruth Elizabeth Piercy Rigsby, 92, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Barren County Health Care. The Barren County native was the daughter of the late Joseph Riley and Lena Bailey Piercy and was the wife of the late Basal William Rigsby.  

 Mrs. Rigsby owned and operated Mema’s Day Care Nursery and Rigsby’s Greenhouse and she was also an accomplished needle artist. She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church.  

She is survived by her daughter, Gayle Steenbergen and husband Bobby, of Glasgow; her son Harold Wayne Rigsby and wife Trish, of Sparta, TN; five grandchildren, Shahn Rigsby, Derron Steenbergen (Krista), Susan Rigsby, Laura Orsland (Eric) and Ginny Hensley (Drew); 11 great-grandchildren, Logan, Lyn Dawsyn and Landry Steenbergen; Taylor, Grace and Ella Hagan; Reed, Hope and Anne Michael Hensley; and Frannie and Paul Rigsby-Tinch.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Marita Joyce Rigsby; a brother, Taylor Piercy; and three, sisters Edna Mauk, Pauline Thomas and Jocille Jones.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Monday. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the Bethel United Methodist Church, 3702 Burkesville Rd., Glasgow, KY 42141.