Glasgow Daily Times
Mattie B. Buster
GLASGOW – Mattie B. Buster, 93, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Hermitage Care & Rehab in Owensboro.
Born in Barren County, she was a daughter of the late Christopher and Emma Morgan McCoy and wife of the late William Thomas Buster. Mrs. Buster was a homemaker and a member of Neal’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her son, Billy Buster and wife Mary Jane, of Owensboro; two brothers, Roger McCoy and wife Wandaline and Charlie McCoy and wife Louise, both of Glasgow; one sister, Blondell Gibbons, of Cave City; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Woodrow, Owen D. and Oliver McCoy; and four sisters, Annie Murle Shaw, Irma Witty, Dorothy Owen and Allie Mae Jolly.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Neal’s Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Elma Mae Netherton Clarkson
MOSS, Tenn. – Elma Mae Netherton Clarkson, 62, of Moss, Tenn., died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Monroe Health and Rehab Center.
Elma was born in Clay County, Tenn., on March 21, 1951, a daughter of the late Ettie Mae (Pennington) and Amos Netherton.
On Feb. 6, 1991, at Richard Clarkson’s garage, Doug Copas united her and Richard Clarkson, who survives her, in marriage.
Funeral service was 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. John Osgatharp officiated. Burial was in Moore Cemetery.
Clifford ‘Poodle’ Cloyd
TOMPKINSVILLE – Clifford “Poodle” Cloyd, 73, of Tompkinsville, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville.
He was the son of the late David Cloyd and Ina Lee Murphy Cloyd.
Visitation is in progress and will continue after 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with entombment in Monroe County Memorial Lawn Mausoleum in Tompkinsville.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.
MUNFORDVILLE – Pearline Dennis, 85, of Munfordville, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at her home in Munfordville. She was the daughter of the late Cortland Sanders and the late Dorothy Jaggers Sanders and wife of the late Joe Henry Dennis.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Brooks Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Pleasant View United Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church with Brother Jr. Logdson and Brother Herbert Logsdon officiating. Interment will be at Cub Run Cemetery, Cub Run.
James Earl ‘Jim’ Ford
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – James Earl “Jim” Ford, 77, of Hendersonville, Tenn., died Friday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Hendersonville Medical Center.
He was a son of the late Earl and Piccola Perkins Ford.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Moss Etta Everett Ford.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 26, at noon at McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Andrew Jackson Police Youth Camp, 440 Welchwood Drive, Nashville, Tenn. 37211 or mailed to McMurtrey Funeral Home at 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY 42166.
Lydis Royse Jolly
CAVE CITY – Lydis Royse Jolly, 90, Cave City, died at NHC in Glasgow on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles Franklin Jolly.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel with burial in Cave City Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
James David Murley
FOUNTAIN RUN – James David Murley, 73, of Fountain Run, died Saturday. Nov. 23, 2013, in Glasgow.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Mae Murley, and his father, John Stanley Murley.
He is survived by his mother, Hazel Cleary Murley, of Burkesville.
Funeral service was 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Old Fountain Run Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Fountain Run Cemetery. Fountain Run Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Robert K. Rowe
BONNIEVILLE – Robert K. Rowe, 56, of Bonnieville, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.
He was the son of the late Robert Rowe and the late Mayme Johnson Rowe.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Rowe.
Funeral service was 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Brooks Funeral Home. Brother Glenn Routt officiated. Interment was in Memory Park Cemetery, Bonnieville.
Henry Earl Scott
HORSE CAVE – Henry Earl Scott, 57, of Horse Cave, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at his home.
The Edmonson County native was the son of the late Henry and Evelyn Norris Scott.
He is survived by his wife, Bethney Key Scott; one son, Joey Scott (Nakole), of Horse Cave; three daughters, Christina Denise Scott, of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Laura Whitlow (Brandon) and Kelly Lindsey (Raymond), of Cave City; three brothers, Phillip Scott (Connie), of Hardyville, Mike Scott, of Glasgow, and Ted Scott, of Scottsville; 11 grandchildren, Shelby, Brett, Miranda, Katilyn, Becca, Josh, Matt, Madison, Luke, Payton and Jackson; five great-grandchildren, Emma, Allie, Skyler, Brayden and Kylie; one niece, Carla and two great-nephews, Andrew and Wyatt.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clarence and Dimple Scott and Willard and Lydia Norris, and a niece, Heather Scott.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Campground Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
David Paul Shaw
SMITHS GROVE – David Paul Shaw, 56, of Smiths Grove, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at his residence.
He was the son of the late Herman Paul and Frances Logan Shaw and husband of Jacklyn Bessette Shaw, who survives.
There will be no funeral service. Visitation was Monday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel.
CENTER – Zorada South, 88, of Center, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at her home.
She was the daughter of the late Finnis and Price Chaney England. She was a homemaker and member of Center United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one son, Danny South, of Center; one daughter, Linda and husband Fred Amis, of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Kristy Holland, Dana Wade, Heather Passafiume, and Ashley Colon; seven great-grandchildren also survive.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Linden South, and seven brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Asbury-Center Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from noon until time for service.
The family request in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the North Metcalfe Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
Barbara Gayle Sparkman
NORMAN, Okla. – Barbara Gayle Sparkman, 59, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at her home, on Nov. 20, 2013, in Norman, Okla.
She was born Oct. 11, 1954, in Glasgow, to Hollan Thomas and Gladys Ray Sexton. Barbara married Mike Sparkman on Dec. 30, 1977, in Stillwater, Okla., and they raised two sons, Matthew and Joseph.
Barbara was a registered dietitian and program director for the Oklahoma County Senior Nutrition Program, retiring after 40 years of service in 2012. She loved cooking for her family, reading books and gardening. Barbara was also known for making sure everyone ate plenty of food while relaxing by the pool and being the “lady that runs this place.” She will be remembered by her family as a strong-willed and loving person.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 35 years, Mike Sparkman, of the home; two sons, Matthew and wife Deane, of Norman and Joseph and wife Megn, of Norman; two brothers, Garry Sexton and wife Tresia, of Glasgow, Jeffrey Sexton and wife Darlene, of Smiths Grove; five grandchildren, Chase, Sylas, Jaxon, Gray and Boyd; and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Barbara Sparkman to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 115 Park Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Havenbrook Funeral Home Chapel, 3401 Havenbrook Street in Norman.
Arrangements for Barbara and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman.
LOUISVILLE – Ruth Whitlow, 88, of Louisville, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
She was a member of Eastern Parkway Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard K. Whitlow; and son, Bryan Whitlow.
Survivors include her children, Debbie Hergert (Steve); and David Whitlow (Cheree); grandchildren, Bryan Whitlow Jr., Sabrina Ethington (Dereck) and Jeremy Whitlow; and great-grandchildren, Jack Whitlow, Alex Whitlow and Savannah Ethington.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at O.D. White & Sons Funeral Home with entombment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Louisville Deaf Oral School.