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.