Roy Harlan Grider
SUMMER SHADE — Roy Harlan Grider, 90, of Summer Shade, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was the son of the late Victor and Laura Holloway Grider and a veteran of WWII.
He was a Godly man, having been dedicated to his wife of 67 years, Doris Pedigo Grider and a Sunday School teacher at Missionary Mound Baptist Church, where he attended church for many years.
He was president of the Bank of Summer Shade and a director of the Edmonton State Bank. He was a farmer and was involved in many community activities.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two grandchildren, Laura Marie Grider and Bradley Thomas Grider, of Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter-in-law, Peggy Bartley Grider Webb, of Hendersonville, Tenn.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Grider; sister, Lucille Carder; brothers, Robert, Randall and E.W. Grider.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. at Missionary Mound Baptist Church, with Brother Walter Graham and Brother Dale Copas officiating. Burial will follow in the Missionary Mound Cemetery, with Military rites being provided by the Glasgow DAV, Chapter 20.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 3 until 8 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Missionary Mound Church or the Missionary Mound Cemetery, c/o McMurtrey Funeral Home at 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY 42166.
Ruth Matthews Nespojohn
GLASGOW — Ruth Matthews Nespojohn, of Glasgow, departed this life at age 93 on Sept. 17, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charlie G. Williams and her first husband, Ben Elliott Matthews. They were married for 30 years until his death, and five years later she married Joseph Nespojohn, who passed away in 2006.
She is survived by sisters, Mrs. David (Frances) Smith, Mrs. Carolyn (Wilborn) Strode; nieces and nephews, Mrs. Bonnie (Bill) Carter, Mr. Charles David (Carol) Smith, Miss Martha Strode, Mrs. Sarah (Mark) McCoy, and Mrs. Nancy (Craig) Cornish; great-nieces and nephews Mr. Brent (Julie) Smith, Mrs. Ginny (Chad) Gross, Mrs. Lori (Nick) Poynter, Mr. Mark (Martina) Carter, Mr. Phillip (Leslie) Carter, Miss Buffy Carter, Miss Rachel McCoy, Mr. John McCoy, Miss Rebekah McCoy, Mr. Harrison Cornish, and Master Jonathan Cornish.
She was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church, of Glasgow; she accepted Christ when she was young at a Morrison Park camp meeting. She was employed by the Glasgow Daily Times for many years and thoroughly enjoyed her work. She and Joseph enjoyed traveling extensively and took many trips together. She was extremely loved and devoted to her family and friends and will forever remain in their hearts.
The funeral service will be conducted at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home, Thursday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral.
Jean M. Peterson
GLASGOW — Jean M. Peterson, 89, of Glasgow, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Elmer Walters and Bessie Heidler Walters. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
She is survived by four sons, Pete Peterson (Jean), Tom Peterson (Juanita), Brad Peterson (Lori) and David Peterson (Karisa); two daughters, Janice Pulliam (Warren) and Susan Eddings; 18 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Armand Peterson and Lawrence Simpson.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy make take the form of donations to The Gideon’s.
Valarie Nicole Poynter
EDMONTON — Valarie Nicole Poynter, 30, of Edmonton, went to be with her heavenly Father and all the joys of heaven, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012.
She was born on Saturday, Feb. 13, 1982, in Glasgow, with a severe debilitation genetic disease, Melachromatic Leukodystrophy.
She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, Danny and Brenda Pelston Poynter.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in the Pink Ridge Cemetery, with Rev. Timmy Glass officiating. The visitation will be 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to express their thanks and appreciation to: Dr. Elizabeth Ferluga and staff, Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Home Health Services of Columbia, and Hospice of Bowling Green. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Valarie Poynter Memorial Fund at any South Central Bank location.
Patricia Reynolds Schieler
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Patricia Reynolds Schieler, 59, of Crystal Lake, Ill., and formerly of Cave City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, after a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer.
She was born Jan. 20, 1953, in Glasgow, the daughter of Maurine Ward Reynolds and William Lerond Reynolds. A 1970 graduate of Caverna High School, she studied music at the University of Kentucky and received her masters in music education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a loving wife and mother, and inspired many who knew her. She enjoyed horticulture, music, genealogy, and reading, and was an active member of her church community.
She is survived by her husband, George Schieler, and her daughter, Amanda Schieler, both of Crystal Lake, Ill. She is also survived by two sisters, Margaret (Mitchel) Hatcher, of Cave City, and Melinda Reynolds (Tinker Bray), of Glasgow; two nieces, Carol (Chris) Parsley, of Cave City, and Sherri (Billy) Stover, of Shelbyville; three step-sons, Glenn (Cathy) Schieler, and Paul and Richard Schieler, and many other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Michael Kuscevich.
The visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E Terra Cotta Ave (IL Rt. 176), Crystal Lake, Ill.
The memorial service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, at Ridgefield Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church, 8505 Church St., Ridgefield, Ill. Burial and a brief graveside service under the direction of Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Cave City Cemetery. All are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Ste. 1200, Chicago Ill. 60601, www.cancer.org.
You may leave online condolences for the family at www.davenportfamily.com and at www.bobhuntfuneralchapel.com
For information, please call 815-459-3411.
Bonita Carol Schlafke
MUNFORDVILLE — Bonita Carol Schlafke, 64, of Munfordville, passed away at 9:12 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital ER. She was preceded in death by her father, James Huff.
Bonita is survived by her husband, Larry, and her mother, Laura Reynolds Huff, of Munfordville.
Funeral services for Bonita Carol Schlafke will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation is in progress and will continue Tuesday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, until time for services.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Ronald McDonald House.