Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

June 25, 2013

Obituaries: June 26, 2013

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Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Donald ‘Donnie’ Allbright

GLASGOW – Donald “ Donnie “ Allbright, 74, of Glasgow, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Barren County, the son of the late Fred Morris Allbright and Janice James Allbright. Mr. Allbright was a truck driver for Manning Motors Express Inc.

Survivors include two sons, Tommy Allbright and wife Leigh Ann, of Glasgow and Timothy Allbright and fiancée Sandra Anderson, of Edmonton; one daughter, Melanie Llontop and husband Luis, of Bowling Green; grandchild, Thomas Allbright, of Glasgow. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Lee Bowles Allbright; two brothers, Jack and Garvin Lee Allbright; two sisters, Olene Edwards and Helen Sartin.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Randolph. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Harry C. Berry

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Harry C. Berry, 83, of New Concord, passed away Monday afternoon, June 17, 2013, at Genesis Hospice, Zanesville, surrounded by his family.

He was born Nov. 9, 1929, in Glasgow, a son of the late William J. and Mary Elizabeth Lewis Berry. He was in the oil and gas industry many years and was owner and operator of Berry Well Service for 30 years, retiring April l, 2000.

He was a member of  Trinity Baptist Church, Cambridge, and member of the Trinity Treasures. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and served in the 3rd Motor Transport Division. He enjoyed fishing, boating and camping with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Laura J. Shugart Berry, whom he married Dec. 31, l955; daughters, Mary (Jerry) Morris, of Norwich, and Laura Anne Berry, of Columbus; sister, Tommie (Billy) Gray, of Glasgow; sister-in-law, Billie (Jerry) Gray, of Horse Cave; grandchildren, Jared Morris, Brodie Morris, Jenna Morris and Ashley Heinz; great-grandchildren, Cali Morris and Kyler Morris; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Henrietta Hill; and a brother, William Berry Jr.

Funeral services were Thursday, June 20, at Mock-Miller Funeral Home, 63 W. Main St., New Concord. Pastor Mark Stinson and Dr. Ronald G. Wellner officiated. Burial was in New Concord Cemetery with military services by Guernsey County Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 1360 Highland Ave., Cambridge, Ohio 43725.



Virginia Frances Akers Downing

GLASGOW – Virginia Frances Akers Downing, 91, of Glasgow, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

Born in Glasgow on June 1, 1922, she was a daughter of the late George H. Akers Sr. and Mamie Alice Goff Akers.

Virginia was a graduate of Glasgow High School (1939) and Sullins College in Bristol, Va. She was a homemaker, a former employee of New Farmers National Bank, and more recently had been associated with her late husband, John Calloway (“J.C.”) Downing, in Cook & Downing Insurance Agency (now Cook, Downing, & Underwood). J.C. and Virginia had been married for 63 years at the time of his death. She was a longtime member of Glasgow Baptist Church and the 3 L’s Sunday School Class, and was a member of Glasgow Garden Club.

She is survived by two daughters who adored her, Anne Grant Underwood and husband Buddy, and Jenny Jean Downing, all of Glasgow; two grandchildren, Josh Underwood and wife Sabrina, of Glasgow, and Jenny Kate Guy and husband, Jamie, of Mableton, Ga.; one great-granddaughter, Anniston Banks Guy; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, George Homer Akers Jr., of Glasgow; and two sisters, Elizabeth Caroland, of Saint Louis, Mo., and Marjorie Mazur, of Columbia, S.C.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to Glasgow Baptist Church, Barren River Animal Welfare Association (BRAWA) or Community Medical Care.

www.crowfuneralhome.com



Anna Jean Herndon Garcia

GLASGOW – Anna Jean Herndon Garcia, 64, of Glasgow, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at University of Louisville Hospital.

A daughter of the late Harvey Willis McKinney and Elva Oma Dyer McKinney, she was an accountant.

Survivors include her husband, Greg; three children: Robert McKinney, Renee Herndon, and Jamie Herndon; two brothers, Paul Blakley and Willie Blakley; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with cremation to follow. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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George Fred Kerry

OCALA, Fla. – George Fred Kerry, 81, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Glasgow, passed away peacefully April 18, 2013, at Legacy Hospice House, Ocala, Fla.  

He was born July 17, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., to John and Ida Waysz Kerry. He attended Williamson Trade School and worked in machine tool and die, including Defense Department design after his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army where he served in Korea.  

He is survived by his wife, Jane Otto Kerry, of Ocala, Fla.; his two brothers, Jack Kerry, of Pa., and Jim Kerry (Donna), of Ocala, Fla.; two children, Lynne Kerry Pierce, of Glasgow, and Ronald George Kerry (Kathy), of Rochester Hills, Mich.; six grandchildren, Timothy David Pierce (Karen) and Dr. Kristi Lynne Pierce, both of Glasgow, Jeffrey Daniel Pierce, of West Palm City, Fla., Michael Sean Kerry, of Midland, Mich., James Patrick Kerry and Elizabeth Erin Kerry, both of Rochester Hills, Mich; great-grandsons, Jaxon Ray Pierce and Tanner Edward Pierce, both of Glasgow; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ida Waysz and John Kerry, and granddaughter, Kimberly Aileen Kerry.  

A memorial service was conducted at Ocala West United Methodist Church on April 22. An inurnment ceremony, including full military honors, will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, Ky., on July 1, at 10 a.m. CST.  



Alma Mae Shaw Smith

EDMONTON – Alma Mae Shaw Smith, 93, of Edmonton, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Cumberland County Hospital.

She was a daughter of the late Hayden and Beulah Frances Hurt Shaw.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Tim Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Summer Shade Cemetery.

Visitation will begin 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

SERVICES

BOWLING GREEN – Mildred Jean Livesay Ferkler, 77, of Bowling Green, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at her residence. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Living Hope Baptist Church. Burial will be in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel.



EDMONTON – Kim Jolly, 43, of Edmonton died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at House of Prayer Church in Edmonton, with burial in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the House of Prayer Church cemetery fund.

 

MUNFORDVILLE – Marie F. Murphy, 75, of Munfordville, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at her residence in Munfordville. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home. Interment will be in Murphy Family Cemetery, Munfordville.



BOWLING GREEN – Dr. Robert Panchyshyn, 85, of Bowling Green, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Greenwood Nursing & Rehab. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with burial in Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery.



GLASGOW – Samuel Depp York, 66, Glasgow, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Christian Church, Hospice of Southern Kentucky or the American Cancer Society.