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.

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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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  • Jimmy Allen Curtis, 55, of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.

    Visitation will begin after 4 p.m. on Sunday and after 7:30 a.m. on Monday at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel.

    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the funeral home, with burial in Rocky Hill Cemetery in Monroe County.

    April 18, 2014

  • Patty J. Johnson Bennett, 61, of Smiths Grove

    Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, April 21, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with cremation to follow the services.

    Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

    April 18, 2014

  • Geraldine L. Trobaugh Geraldine L. Trobaugh, 79, of Moline, Ill.

    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline.
    Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memorial Estates. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

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  • Bradley Scott Palmer, 44, of Glasgow

    A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at First United Methodist Church in Glasgow.

    Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

    April 18, 2014

  • William Foster Doolin William Foster Doolin, 87, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Fountain Run Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon Friday.

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  • Amy Pearl Barrett, 88, of Edmonton

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

    April 17, 2014

  • Carol Ann Payton, 71, of Glasgow

    The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Bearwallow Baptist Church.

    Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Bearwallow Baptist Church, with Rev. Stanford Dixon and Rev. Glenn Woodard officiating.

    Interment will be at Bearwallow Cemetery, Horse Cave.

    April 17, 2014

  • Jacky Thomas Wells Jacky Thomas Wells, 61, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with cremation to follow.

    Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday.

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  • Milton B. Woodcock Milton B. Woodcock, 64, of Austin

    Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Union #1 Church.

    Visitation will be after noon on Friday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Union #1 Church.

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  • Jacky Thomas Wells, 61, of Glasgow

    Funeral arrangements for Mr. Wells are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

     

    April 16, 2014