Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

December 9, 2012

Obituaries: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Johnny Dennison

CAVE‚ÄąCITY — Johnny Allen Wayne Dennison was stillborn Friday night at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

He is survived by his loving parents, Travis and Alexandria Dennison, of Cave City; his maternal grandparents, Johnny and Sharon Durbin, of Cave City; his paternal grandfather, Gary Dennison, of Central City; and paternal grandmother, Connie Dennison, of Cave City.

Graveside services for Johnny Allen Wayne Dennison were 10 a.m. Sunday at Cave City Cemetery. There was no visitation. Sego Funeral Home was in charge arrangements.

Dennis Gilland

GLASGOW — Dennis Ray Gilland Sr., 67, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital.

He was born in Baltimore, MD the son of the late Raymond Gilland and Hazel Zuloft Gilland, of Maryland, who survives. Mr. Gilland was a sales associate at Lowes in Glasgow and was a veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force.  

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lena Taylor Gilland; a step-son, Tim Robertson of Glasgow; a brother, Paul (Carol) Gilland, of Maryland; a sister-in-law, Annie, and several nieces and nephews; seven step-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and two step great-great-great grandchildren.

Mr. Gilland chose cremation and a graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.


Pearl Greer

GLASGOW — Pearl Pritchard Greer, 104 of Glasgow, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at the Barren County Health Care in Glasgow.

 The Barren County native was the daughter of the late William Crittenden and Eva Taylor Pritchard. Her husband of 67 years was the late Leo Page Greer. In 1956, Pearl opened Greer’s Florist where she worked until her retirement. In 2005, she was inducted into the Kentucky Florist Hall of Fame. She was a charter member of the Glasgow B&PW Club and was a member of the Glasgow Baptist Church. In 2009, she was awarded the Kentucky Centenarian Award in Lexington. Pearl made an impact in the lives of the residents and staff of BHI and Barren County Healthcare. She loved life and expressed that love by compliments and encouragement to everyone she met.

 She is survived by her son, Jerry Greer and wife Davie, of Glasgow; two granddaughters, Julie Edwards and husband Randy, and Cathy Doty and husband Dick, all of Glasgow; four great-grandchildren, Courtney Benefield (John), Catherine Edwards and Dylan and Trey Doty; a great-great-granddaughter, Greer Benefield; nephews Billy Pritchard and Earl Jackson, of Glasgow, and nieces Gloria Brown, of Elizabethtown, and Wanda Garrett, of Glasgow. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until time for the service.

Mary Harper

MUNFORDVILLE — Mary Belva Harper, 94, of Munfordville, died at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Hart County Health Care Center in Horse Cave.

She was the daughter of the late William Harold Self and Maude Craddock Self and was the wife of the late Robert Harper.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Rick Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery.

Ollis Sexton

EDMONTON — Ollis Bradley Sexton, 79, of Edmonton, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at his home after a lengthy illness.

He was the son of the late Oscar and Lillie Morgan Sexton and was a retired carpenter and U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Prices Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Sexton, of Edmonton; one son, Billy and wife Lisa Sexton, of Louisville; and one daughter, Debbie Buchanan and husband Roger, of Glasgow; two brothers, Kenneth Sexton, of Edmonton, and Bennie Sexton, of Columbia; one sister, Inis Shirley, of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Brad (Erin) Buchanan, Scott Buchanan, Morgan and Abigail Sexton; two great-grandchildren, Johnathan and Lilly Buchanan.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Bragg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.  Monday until 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m.  Tuesday at the funeral home.

Susie Spradlin

GLASGOW — Susie Wilson Spradlin, 68, of Glasgow, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late George Wilson and Opal Dorsey Wilson Gumm.

She is survived by one daughter, Debbie Chandler and her husband Tim, of Bowling Green; three sons, Marty Gaddie, of Cave City, Tony Gaddie and his wife Stephanie, of Munfordville, and Terry Gaddie and his wife Kim, of Glasgow; 10 grandchildren, Jennifer Dezern, Justin Miller, Kristen Gaddie, Joshua Gaddie, Lillie Gaddie, Blake Gaddie, Hanna Gaddie, Madison Gaddie, Chase Gaddie and Andy Gaddie; four great-grandchildren; two brothers: Nelson Wilson, of Kessinger, and Ernest Wilson, of Munfordville; one sister, Janie Dye of Louisville.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Donald Ray Gaddie; three brothers, John Wilson, Earl Wilson and Cecil Wilson.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made as donations to Hospice of Southern Kentucky in memory of Susie Spradlin.

Brently Stice

BROWNSVILLE — Brently H. Stice, 51, of Shepherdsville, formerly of Brownsville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Brownsville.

The 1979 graduate of Barren County High School attended WKU and graduated Louisville University School of Dentistry in 1985. He was in practice in Brownsville for more than 27 years. He was highly respected and loved by his patients. He was a member of the American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association and Pennyrile Dental Society, Barren River District Health Board, and Little Hope Missionary Baptist Church.

The Edmonson County native is the son of James Harlan Stice and Patsy Ann Miller Stice, of Park City, and the husband of Janet McIntyre Stice.

Besides his parents and wife, he is survived by his daughter, Bretta Jo Stice, of Louisville; sister, Myra Ray (Eugene), of Smiths Grove; maternal grandmother, Verda Miller, of Park City; and two nephews, Ethan Ray and Aaron Ray.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Little Hope Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Hawkins Cemetery. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Monday at Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel and 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Peggy Vanderpool

GLASGOW — Peggy Vanderpool, 66, of Glasgow, passed away at 10:30 p.m. Saturday at her mother’s home in Glasgow. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Glasgow.

Peggy is survived by her mother, Carolyn Dennison Sullivan, of Glasgow; one daughter, Holly Bradley Bailey and husband Todd, of Franklin, Tenn.; one sister, Diane Sullivan Martin and husband Skip, of Jonesboro, Ark.; two grandchildren, Blake and Abbie Bradley.

She was preceeded in death by her father, Charles E. Sullivan, and a daughter, Shawn Bradley.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Pastor Terry Carmichael and Brother Jim Pierce officiating. Burial will be in Goodman Cemetery at Munfordville. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Elsie Wood

GLASGOW — Elsie Opal Wood, 90, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Glenview Healthcare Facility in Glasgow. She was born in Barren County the daughter of the late Earl Durham and the late Lela Britt Durham. Mrs. Wood was a homemaker and member of Concord Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Steve Wood, of Glasgow; one brother, Max Durham (Betty), of Austin; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Carlos H. Wood, and four sisters, Thelma Durham, Shirley Durham, Mabel Eaton and Audrey Wyatt.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Union No. 1 Cemetery in Fountain Run. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.