Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Obituaries

January 17, 2013

Obituaries: Jan. 18, 2013

GLASGOW —  

William ‘Billy Jack’ Beckner II

BOWLING GREEN – William “Billy Jack” Beckner II, 61, of Bowling Green, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

He was the son of the late William Robert Beckner Sr. and Imogene Miller Beckner, and husband of Debbie Beckner, who survives.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Bethel United Methodist Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

William S. Shaw

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – William S. Shaw, Kingsport, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.

He was born April 1, 1922, in Benham, Kentucky, and lived in Detroit, Michigan, from 1923 to about 1933. William lived in Cave City, Kentucky, from 1933 until he graduated from Cave City High School in 1940.

A veteran of World War II, he served three and one-half years in the Army Air Force, with combat service in Italy in 1944. He was awarded several medals, including the Distinguished Flying Cross. He flew the B-24 Liberators for 37 combat missions over Europe.

William attended Speed Scientific School of the University of Louisville from 1945 to 1950 graduating with a Master of Chemical Engineering degree.  

He was employed by Eastman Kodak from 1950 until 1986 as a chemical engineer and at retirement he was Superintendent of the Acid Division.  

He was a 50-year member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers which bestowed on him the honor of being named Fellow of that organization. He was a member of the American Radio Relay League. He was also a member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society, Sigma Tau National Honorary Engineering Fraternity, and the Theta Chi Delta National Honorary Chemistry Fraternity.

William was an avid golfer, achieving the highlight of his golfing career with a hole-in-one.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Z. Shaw; a daughter, Sally Ann Shaw; his parents, Chester and Fannie Davis Shaw; and a brother, Major Eugene David Shaw, retired.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary Susan Shaw Sharpe and husband, J.R., of Kingsport; a son, William Stark Shaw Jr., of St. Petersburg, Fla.; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Suzanne Sharpe of Johnson City, Tenn., Mark Andrew Sharpe, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Sally Eileen Salmons and husband Mark, of Camp Pendleton, Calif; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport. Military graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday at Cave City Cemetery in Cave City.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or the local Salvation Army, 505 Dale St., Kingsport, Tenn. 37660.

www.hamlettdobson.com

GLASGOW – Cobert Depp Jr., 83, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at his residence. The funeral is 11 a.m. Saturday at Hopewell Baptist Church in Glasgow. Burial will follow in Odd Fellow Cemetery. Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers please make all contributions to a charity and/or church of one’s choice. Watts & Percell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SERVICES

MUNFORDVILLE – Brother Jimmy Terry, 62, of Munfordville, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at his residence in Munfordville. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Macedonia United Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday. Interment will be at Thompson Cemetery, Cub Run. Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

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  • Earl Wayne Harper, 80, of McLain, Miss.

    Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in Harper Cemetery in Horse Cave.

    Visitation will be 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

     

    April 22, 2014

  • Doris A. Thompson, 57, of Munfordville

    The family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Brooks Funeral Home.

    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Brooks Funeral Home, with Brother Mac Adwell officiating.

    Interment will be at Mount Beulah Cemetery, Munfordville.

    April 22, 2014

  • Bobby Eugene Simmons, 78, of Austin

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Goad Funeral Home with Brother Tim Eaton officiating and burial in Fountain Run Cemetery.

    Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Goad Funeral Home.

     

    April 22, 2014

  • Sandra Kaye Bragg Sandra Kaye Bragg, 58, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

    Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  • Wilton Ray King, 75, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home with Brother John Osgatharp officiating.

    Visitation is Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 6 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

    Burial will be in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

    April 21, 2014

  • Margie Ann Dice, 70, of Horse Cave

    The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Allen Seminary Baptist Church, 100 Knob Church Road, Hardyville.

    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the church, with Rev. Stanford Dixon and Bishop Allen Dice officiating.

    Interment will be at Allen Seminary Cemetery, Hardyville.

    April 21, 2014

  • Grace Sikes Curd, 93, of Eighty Eight

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

    Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

    April 21, 2014

  • Marvin Wayne Jones, 55, of Park City

    Mr. Jones chose cremation and no services are scheduled at this time.

    www.crowfuneralhome.com

    April 21, 2014

  • Leroy Bellamy, of Cincinnati, Ohio

    Visitation will be Tuesday at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m.

    April 21, 2014

  • James Elbert Walker, 87, of Kissimmee, Fla.

    Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Tompkinsville

    Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the church.

    Burial will be in Old Mount Herman Cemetery.

    April 21, 2014