Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Obituaries

January 21, 2014

Obituaries: Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

GLASGOW — 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.

www.hatchersaddler.com

 

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.

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  • Robert "Norman" Decker, 88, of Park City

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  • Barbara J. Morris, 82, of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

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  • Christine Duke Driver, 91, Glasgow

    Arrangements are incomplete, but under the direction of Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.

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  • Shelia Nell Copas Grider, 48, of Tompkinsville

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  • Nicholas 'Sonny' Johnson, 78, of Morgantown

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  • Barlow Hall Anderson, 86, of Tompkinsville

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