Janice Marguriette Bowman
GLASGOW – Janice Marguriette Bowman, 88, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at her home, after an extended illness.
She was born in Marrowbone, the daughter of the late James and Addie Whitlow McWherter, longtime residents of Summer Shade. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. C.G. “Garland” Bowman and a son, Dr. Larry Bowman. Mrs. Bowman was a homemaker and as her husband, a longtime member of the Glasgow Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Sondra B. Dickinson (Benny), of Glasgow; a son, Dr. R.K. “Kenny” Bowman (Alexis), of Glasgow; a daughter-in-law, Susan H. Bowman, of Festus, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Jay Bowman, Emily B. Cook, Amy B. Durbin, Alex Bowman, Dawn D. Reynolds, Sam D. Dickinson and Anna Margaret D. Riddle; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Inell McWherter Watson (Robert), of Bowling Green; an aunt, Kathleen Davidson; her nieces, nephews and cousins and her caregivers Glenda “Peg” Doyle and Phyllis Habhab.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Saturday morning until time for the service.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Ky. And Southern Indiana Chapter, 301 E. Main St., Suite 100, Louisville, Ky. 40202, the Glasgow Baptist Church, or your favorite organization.
Raymond Jeffery ‘Big E’ Emmert
TOMPKINSVILLE – Raymond Jeffery “Big E” Emmert, 54, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn.
Jeff was born in Tompkinsville on Nov. 16, 1958, a son of the late Evon (Kerr) Goad and Carroll Hugh Emmert. On July 3, 2004, at Monroe Baptist Church with Brother Darrick Proffitt officiating, he married Sharon Ferguson Emmert, who survives him. Jeff is also survived by three sons, Matthew “Little E” Emmert, and his wife Emily, Billy Chad Woods and Michael Woods, all of Tompkinsville; two sisters, Tabitha (Chris) Harp, of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., Natalie (Larry) Turner, of Gamaliel; a step-sister, Debbie Terhune, of Clarksville, Tenn., a step-brother, Shane Goad, of Houston, Texas; his step-father, Shirley Goad; and his mother-in-law, Lena “Ma” Moore. Jeff is also survived by four grandchildren, Aubrey Woods, Mattie Woods, Mason Woods and Kyndel Woods. Also surviving are three special children of “Ho Ho’s”: Thomas Stone, Jay Cooper and Cariana Rowland.
Jeff is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Greg Emmert and step-brother, Ed Goad.
Jeff worked as a ferry boat Captain for the State of Kentucky Highway department. He was a member of Tompkinsville Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Tompkinsville Masonic Lodge #753. Jeff was a Noble in the order of the Mystic Shrine of the Southern Jurisdiction.
Funeral services will be conducted at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 12 Noon on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, with Brother Darrick Proffitt and Brother Tom Stokes officiating, and special words about “Big E” by Joe Ford.
Visitation begins Friday, Dec. 7 after 10 a.m. and Saturday 6 a.m. to 12 noon at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Masonic rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday night. Burial will be in Bailey Cemetery.
Family request donations to Yokely Trible Funeral Home for funeral expenses, to the Bailey Cemetery or the First Baptist Church.