GLASGOW – Lloyd Adams, 68, of Glasgow, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
Lloyd was a self-employed electrician and refrigeration technician and for 20 years was an employee of Houchens Industries. He loved to play golf and as a teenager he had worked at Glasgow Golf and Country Club in the pro shop. Lloyd was a member of Peters Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Jewell Adams; two sons, Timmy Adams (Shana) and Terry Adams (Erica), both of Glasgow; a daughter, Tammy Williams (Eric), of Glasgow; five grandchildren, Tyler (Holly) Adams, Todd Adams, Haley Williams, Holly Williams and Katie Adams; three great-grandchildren, Braylin, Maddie and Tanner Adams; two step-grandchildren, Kenzie and Macy Garrett; his brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Stanley Russell Jewell (Mary Ethel), Vicki Lile and Sherry Elmore; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Stanley and Margaret Jewell.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
BURKESVILLE – Merrill Collins, 77, of Burkesville, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
Merrill was born on Aug. 29, 1936, in Centerton, Ind., to the late Raymond Collins and Gertrude Mason Collins. He was a retired employee of National Starch and Chemical Company in Indianapolis, Ind., where he worked for 38 years, and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Collins.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Moons Collins, of Burkesville; three daughters, Larinda Horton, of New Whiteland, Ind., Nora Bates of Martinsville, Ind., and Tracy Collins of Douglasville, Ga.; one brother, Vernes Collins, of Arizona; one sister, Helen Roller, of Centerton, Ind.; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Burkesville, with cremation to follow. Family requests visitation on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. until the service time at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mary Jane Ford Conkin
GAMALIEL – Mary Jane Ford Conkin, 74, of Gamaliel, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, suddenly, at Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville.
Mary Jane was born in Tompkinsville, on Aug. 10, 1939, a daughter of the late Mary Ann (Walden) and Earlie Odel Ford. On July 4, 1957, in Lafayette, Ga., she married Granger Conkin, who preceded her in death on May 6, 2011.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, with Brother Gary Hardin officiating. Eastern Star services will be Sunday Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Visitation will be Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 9 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 10, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery.
Donations are suggested to Liberty Cemetery.
Marilyn Witty DeWeese
SUMMER SHADE – Marilyn Witty DeWeese, 72, of Summer Shade, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 7, 1941, to the late Alpha Owen and Marie Harbison Witty. She was retired from Houchens and was a member of Hickory College Church of Christ.
She is survived by one daughter, Sheila and husband Kenny Scott, of Summer Shade; three sons, Bruce and wife Cathy Bell, of Summer Shade, Brad and wife Cherie Bell, of Summer Shade, Chad and wife Meloney DeWeese, of Glasgow; 10 grandchildren, Tiffany (Brad) Wilson, Mandy Scott, Patrick Faulkner, Ryan (Ryan) Fowler, Morgan Bell (finance’ Coty Worley), Lincoln Bell, Logan Bell, Cari O’Dell, Justin O’Dell and Gracelyn DeWeese; five great-grandchildren, Travis, Hunter and Lucas Wilson, Mason Faulkner and Lila Fowler; one brother, Jerry (Barbara) Witty, of Elizabethtown; three nephews, Greg (Patty) Witty and Scott (Missy) Witty, of Bowling Green, Todd (Angie) Witty, of Glasgow; one special brother-in-law, Wendell (Mariea) DeWeese, of Summer Shade; three aunts and a host of cousins.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Joe DeWeese.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Butler Funeral Home with Brother Gary L. Richardson officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Rose Ellen Oliver Flowers
SCOTTSVILLE – Rose Ellen Oliver Flowers, 94, of Scottsville, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Colonial Center in Bowling Green.
The Scottsville native was a retired employee of Allen County Board of Education, a member of Clifton General Baptist Church and Meador Homemakers. She was a daughter of the late James Ewing Oliver and Patsy Ann Moody Oliver and wife of the late Charlie Herman Flowers.
She is survived by one son, Mike Flowers, of Bowling Green; four daughters, Judy Burgess and husband Rodney, of Austin, Sandra Meador and husband Gordon, of Scottsville, Pam Sarver and husband Danny, of Adolphus, Faye West and husband Feral, of Pine Bluff, Ark.; 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grand-children.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Goldean Raney and Reba Jean Petersen; one brother, Lewie Oliver; and six sisters, Ocie Sears, Oval Sledge, Dollie Mash, Addie Nichols, Katy Cornwell and Velda Hinton Willoughby.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Goad Funeral Home with Brother Feral West officiating and burial in Clifton Cemetery. Visitation will be after noon Saturday at Goad Funeral Home.