Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

December 6, 2012

Obituaries: Friday, December 7, 2012

Staff reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — 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.

Everett E. Hensley

MONROE – Everett E. Hensley, 94, of the Monroe Community, passed away Dec. 5, 2012, at the Caverna Memorial Hospital ER.

He was a native of Hart County, a retired farmer and a faithful member of the Monroe Baptist Church. He was also a former Dairy Farmer of the Year recipient.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Noah L. Hensley and Hettie Conyers Hensley; his wife of 66 years, Helon Forbis Hensley, on Dec. 4, 1999; one granddaughter, Bettina Hensley; one great-grandson, Zachariah Hensley and by three brothers and nine sisters.

He is survived by two daughters, Delores Nunn, and her husband Randall, of Hardyville, Dorada Hatcher, and her husband Paul, of Cave City, four sons, Douglas Hensley, and his wife Judy, of Canmer, Deward Hensley, and his wife Connie, of Canmer, David Hensley and his wife Becky, of Glasgow and Brother Darrell Hensley, and his wife Lisa, of Canmer; 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Coy Reid Forbis, and his wife Ola, of Canmer; he is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins and by his very special caregiver Danny Dunagan.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Monroe Baptist Church, under direction of Winn Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service in Conyers Cemetery.

Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 2 until 8 p.m. Friday, 9 until 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Conyers Cemetery.

Donald Lee Smith

GLASGOW – Donald Lee Smith, 77, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.

He was the son of the late Jessie Smith and Delia Taylor Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Smith.

He is survived by three sons, Lonnie Lee Smith (Cathy), of Glasgow, Steve A. Smith, of Cave City and Kelly D. Smith, of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Marcella G. Smith, of Dallas, Texas and Tonya S. Ellis, of Bay City, Texas; thirteen grandchildren, Jamie Renee Rich, Christopher Lee Smith, Jeremy Todd Smith, Aaron McQuaid Smith, Brentley David Pursley, Kessley Hall, Jason Alan Smith, Nicole M. Terral, Amanda Lee Cosby, Jessica Ann Parris, Chelsea Marie Benson, Mindy Lynn Smith and Isaac Kelly Smith; one sister, Thelma Staples; 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A special friend Donna Hale, also survives.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with burial in the Jeffries Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Curtis Thomas Tennyson

CANMER – Curtis Thomas Tennyson, 82, of Canmer, passed away at 1:05 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was the son of the late Albert Earl Tennyson and Mary Jane Goldsmith Tennyson.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Graham Tennyson.

Funeral services for Curtis Thomas Tennyson will be 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home, with Brother Lendell Sexton officiating. Burial will be in Timberlake Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home and will continue after 8 a.m. Friday, until time for services.


SCOTTSVILLE – Tressie Manion Cornwell, 70, of Scottsville, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Scottsville with burial to follow in Crescent Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Berean Baptist Church.

EDMONTON – Edna Edith DeVore, 94, of Edmonton, died Tuesday Dec. 4, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

CAVE CITY – Charles “Roy” Winford Ellis, 92, of Cave City, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Horse Cave Cemetery, Horse Cave.


CAVE CITY – Roger B. Proffitt, 90, of Cave City, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in Horse Cave. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Cave City Church of Christ with burial to follow at Cave City Cemetery with military honors by Barren County DAV. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Potter Children’s Home, Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104.


MUNFORDVILLE – Hattie Frances Williams, 74, of Munfordville, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brooks Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodsonville Baptist Church. Funeral service will be at Woodsonville Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Saturday. Interment will be at Woodsonville Memorial Gardens, Munfordville.