Marcia Jean Proffitt Bartley
TOMPKINSVILLE – Marcia Jean Proffitt Bartley, 64, of Tompkinsville, died Sunday, Dec.16, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
She is survived by her husband, Rondal Bartley, of Tompkinsville.
She was the daughter of the late Guy Morris Proffitt and Algerine Pearl Hammer Proffitt.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec.18, after 5 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, Dec.19, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Monroe County Memorial Lawn in Tompkinsville.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
Leah ‘Margaret’ Cummings Byrd
GLASGOW – Leah “Margaret” Cummings Byrd, 80, of Glasgow, (born March 28, 1932), died Dec. 16, 2012, at Greenview Hospital, after a short illness.
She was retired from the Barren County School system and an active member of Big Meadow Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Mattie Cummings, her husband for 59 years, John “Luther” Byrd and her eldest son, Richard Byrd.
Survivors include her son, Philip Byrd, and wife Martha; a granddaughter, Alisha Wyatt, and husband Jason; a great-grandson, Jared, all of Glasgow; two sisters, Lucille Cole, and husband David, of Bowling Green, Mary Rhule, and husband Charles, of Byrdstown, Tenn. Also surviving are four brothers, Edward Cummings, and wife Geneva, Ernest Cummings, and wife Creola, all of Byrdstown, Tenn., Earl Cummings, and wife Virgie, of Cookeville, Tenn. and Grady Cummings, and wife Clarine, of Albany; one brother-in-law, Sam Byrd, and wife Helen, of Knob Lick; one sister-in-law, Elizabeth Poynter, of Glasgow. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Barbara Jane Coats
GLASGOW – Barbara Jane Coats, 68, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
Born in Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Morris Francis and Cora Elizabeth Landrum, of Glasgow, who survives. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by a son, Jon Coats, of Glasgow; a brother, William A. Francis, of Glasgow; five grandchildren, Cornelius Maxey, Mercedes Maxey, Dillon Maxey, Toneisha Sanders and Genesis Garnett; two great-grandchildren, Cortavion Maxey and Akayran Goodnight; four nieces, Kasmine Shannon, Veronica Francis, Glenda Victor and Laura Victor; three nephews, Glen “Timboe” Victor, Jeremy Depp and Lamont Driver and a special sister-in-law, Barbara Sue Driver.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Barlow Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.