Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY


October 21, 2013

Obituaries: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013

GLASGOW — Rondell Gene ‘Ron’ Claywell

LOUISVILLE – Rondell Gene “Ron” Claywell, 74, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Louisville.

Ron was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Germany.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Elva Easter Claywell; a sister, Robbie Frances; and his brothers, Donald and Hiram Claywell.

Ron is survived by his sisters, Irene (Ronnie) Kutter, of South Dakota, and Eloise (William) Veach Sr., of Louisville; brothers, E.J., Nyman (Betty) and Gary (Polly) Claywell, all of Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, Southwest Louisville Chapel, 10304 Dixie Highway.

Ron’s funeral service will be Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, 2501 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff, Ky., at noon.

Frank Chester Dawson Jr.

TOMPKINSVILLE – Frank Chester Dawson Jr., 73, of Tompkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Saint Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.

Frank was born in Bowling Green, on Nov. 30, 1939, a son of the late Johnnie Mae (Patterson) and Frank Chester Dawson Sr.

In 1978, in Springfield, Tenn., he married Martha (Tooley) Dawson, who survives him.

Frank served in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.

Frank was retired as a LPN and was of the Baptist faith.

Frank is survived by three daughters, Latasha (Erik) Bell, of Louisville, Lynn (Victor) McGee, of Houston, Texas, and Melinda Shay Huffman, of Louisville; four sons, Marcelius Dawson, of Atlanta, Ga., Michael J. Dawson, of Tompkinsville, Frank Dawson 1st, of Houston, Texas, and Vandal (Regina) Dawson, of Paloalpa, Calif.; 22 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; three brothers-in-law, Wendell Tooley, Fontice Piipkin (Edna), both of Tompkinsville, and Paul Evans, of Bowling Green; uncle, Keith Maxey, of Tompkinsville; and a host of nieces and nephews, of Tompkinsville.

Frank was preceded in death by one brother, Lonnie Dawson.

Visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 20, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Cremation followed.


Barbara Lou Hicks Hurt

SUMMER SHADE – Barbara Lou Hicks Hurt, 64, of Summer Shade, died Oct. 20, 2013, at Vanderbilt Hospital.

She was a daughter of the late Ralph and Luzadie Hicks.

She is survived by her husband, Darrell Gene Hurt.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m., at McMurtrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Beaumont Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.

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    Funeral services are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

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    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with burial in Old School Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday after 8 a.m. until service time.

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  • William Gobel Shaw Jr. William Gobel Shaw Jr., 79, of Glasgow

    Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  • Reid Welsh, 75, of Edmonton

    Funeral services will be Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday, July 23, at 3 p.m. and continue at the funeral home until time of services on Thursday.

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  • Houston Riggs, 56, of Bonnieville

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  • William E. 'Bill' Wade, 82, of Columbia, Md.

    A memorial service will be held at Harry H. Witzke’s Family Funeral Home, Inc. in Ellicott City, Md., at 1 p.m. on July 26, 2014. A private burial will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

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  • Mary Ann Ross Kerr, 99, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Wednesday and after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Old Mount Hermon Cemetery in Monroe County.

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  • Stephen Earl Biggers Stephen Earl Biggers, 60, of Franklin, Tenn.

    Stephen Earl’s wishes were to be cremated. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home in Glasgow.

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  • Kenneth Gray Sr. Kenneth Gray Sr., 93, of the Bon Ayr community of Barren County

    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow will be in Old Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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  • Bassie Reable Webb Copass, 83, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday July 22, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home with Bro. John Jordan officiating. Visitation will be Monday 4 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.

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