Rev. Martin Ballard
GLASGOW – Rev. Martin Ballard, 94, of Glasgow, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at his residence.
A native of Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Frank and Lucy Gibson Ballard. He was a retired farmer and a minister of the Missionary Baptist Church faith. He was called to preach in 1951 and was ordained to the ministry in 1958. He was a member of Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church, which he helped to re-establish in 1965 and served as pastor for more than 30 years. He also served as pastor of Meshack Missionary Baptist Church for more than 30 years.
Survivors include 10 children, Mattie Wilkerson, of Horse Cave, Teddy Ballard and wife Lou Ella, of Glasgow, Johnny Ballard and wife Georgina, of Horse Cave, Amos Ballard and wife Meg, of Glasgow, Martha Coomer and husband Danny, and Zeba Ballard Thomas, of Cave City, Leonard Ballard, of Glasgow, Brenda Vincent and husband Greg, of Horse Cave, Joe Ballard and wife Jennifer, of Glasgow, Luke Ballard and wife Donna, of Edmonton; two sisters-in-law: Emma Ballard and Mary Ballard; 56 grandchildren; 99 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great grandchildren; special friends: Jennifer and Allison Gattis, Jimmy Smith, and Bill Matney, along with his friend and caregiver, Bobby Close, and his devoted four legged friend, Black.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nina P. Vibbert Ballard; two sons, Frank Henry Ballard and Charles Richard Ballard; twin daughters: Fannie Lee and Freda Lou Ballard; six brothers: Hunter, Lesco, Talbert, Fred, Clarence “Mody” and Marvin Ballard; two sisters: Mattie Ward and Ollie Dillard.
Funeral services will be noon Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Locust Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after noon on Thursday at the funeral home.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church; envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Fannie Lou Gilbert
WARSAW – Fannie Lou Gilbert, 90, of Warsaw, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Gallatin Care Center.
She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Annie Travis Lyons and wife of the late William Fredrick Gilbert.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Rev. Martin Ballard
Walter Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow
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.
Alma Ruth Allen, 83, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow
Funeral services are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
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.
William Gobel Shaw Jr., 79, of Glasgow
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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