Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Obituaries

January 23, 2014

Obituaries: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

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GLASGOW — Anthony ‘Tony’ Wayne Jessie

SCOTTSVILLE – Anthony “Tony” Wayne Jessie, 56, of Scottsville, formerly of Bowling Green, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

He was the son of Raymond Jessie and the late Betty Lou Wilson Jessie.

Besides his father, he is survived by his wife, Omie Marie Sloan Jessie; one son, Harley Jessie; one daughter, Jessica Jessie; two stepchildren, Dewey Jessie and Dana Jackson; six grandchildren, Kaitlyn Gentry, Brittany Guthrie, Kaitlyn Birge, Brooklyn Birge, Lee Birge and Natasha Jessie; one great-grandchild, Nevaen Guthrie; two brothers, Roger Jessie “Jan” and Mark Jessie; two sisters, Donna Sue Hatcher and Penny Peden; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.

Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Blake Gentry, and his brother, Jimmy Jessie.

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to help defray funeral expenses.

www.hatchersaddler.com

Benjamin Darrell Johnson

SCOTTSVILLE – Benjamin Darrell Johnson, 68, of Scottsville, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time at Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel.

Gary Lee Knopp

GLASGOW – Gary Lee Knopp, 72, of Glasgow, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow.

Gary was born on July 11, 1941, in Anderson, Ind., to the late Kenneth and Esther (Hurst) Knopp. He married Judy Carol Cherry on Nov. 2, 1981, and she passed away on May 11, 1998.

Gary served his country in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Ford Motor Company in 1998. Gary was an avid fisherman and still holds the record for catching the largest catfish in the Glasgow area, weighing in at 73 lbs. He was an avid bowler and won several awards.

Gary is survived by two sisters, Sharon Dianne (Jon) King, Swayzee, Ind., and Denise K. Knopp, of Muncie, Ind.; four brothers, Kenneth Jerrell (Emma) Knopp, Hartford City, Ind., Robert Frederick (Maude) Knopp, of Elwood, Ind., Danny Joe Knopp, of Elwood, Ind., and Ralph Douglas (Toni) Knopp, of Hemet, Calif.; one stepson, Wayne Allen Overacker, of Glasgow; and one stepgrandson.

He has three nieces, four nephews, four great-nieces, five great-nephews, and one great-great nephew, plus two aunts and one uncle, several cousins and friends.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor David Chinn officiating. Private burial will follow in Ferguson Cemetery in Almont, Mich.

Visitation will be Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com

   

Gene ‘Ole Dad’ Lynn

GLASGOW – Gene “Ole Dad” Lynn, 84, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital.

He was the son of the late Lacy and Ellie Sears Smith Lynn.

Gene was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a retiree of Ford Motor Company in Livonia, Mich., since 1983. He was a devoted and loving family man and loved the outdoors, including fishing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Fant Lynn; two daughters Julia Hura and husband Larry, of Inkster, Mich., and Barbara Masterton and husband Dennis, of Wayne, Mich.; three grandchildren, Jarrod Hura, Corinna Johnson and husband Jim, and Jaime Hura; five great-grandchildren, Zachary Johnson, Kiera Hura, Jackson Johnson, Olivia Johnson and Braelyn Hura; two sisters, Wynona (Kenneth) Young and Marianna (Mike) Harlow; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and George Smith; and four sisters, Geneva Jones, Freda Graven, Rossie Patterson and Edna Smith Moore. He will be greatly missed and remembered always with our love.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday from 2 until 3 p.m.

The family suggests memorial contributions to: The Camp for Courageous Kids, 1501 Burnley Road, Scottsville, KY 42164.

www.crowfuneralhome.com

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