Nancy Bertram Bush
GLASGOW — Nancy Bertram Bush, 73, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was born Sept. 8, 1934, to Haskell and Mercedes Bertram. Mrs. Bush was a retired teacher of the Glasgow Independent School System. After her retirement, she was an active volunteer at the Museum of the Barrens and enjoyed many countless hours researching family history. A lifelong member of the First Christian Church of Glasgow, she was actively involved in the church choir and was a member of the Golden Rule Sunday School Class.
She is survived by her husband, Dennis Reid Bush; five children: Sue (Joe) Muse, Mike (Karen) Bush, and Kay Bush, all of Glasgow, Steve (Wendy) Bush of Rineyville, and Lesley (Todd) Cagle of Franklin; nine grandchildren: Brian Muse, Ashley (Derek) Moore, Drew Tuck, Seth Bush, Abby Tuck, Jacob Bush, Allyson Spears, Patrick Spears and Megan Spears; two great-grandchildren: Trevor and Lindsey Moore; one brother: Hack (Lillian) Bertram of Glasgow; three sisters-in-law: Mary Bush of Glasgow, Reba Bush of Franklin and Velma Bush of Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at the First Christian Church with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Museum of the Barrens or the First Christian Church.
Ruby Irene Nabors Emberton
GLASGOW — Ruby Irene Nabors Emberton, 97, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
Her arrangements are incomplete, but are under the direction of the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
CENTER — Fraser Hodges, 84, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the Commonwealth Regional Hospital in Bowling Green. He was the son of the late Herbert and Trudie Fraser Hodges. He was a member of the Center United Methodist Church for 74 years, and was on the conservation district board for 57 years, board of directors of Farmers RECC for 40 years, and a member of the James F. Keel Lodge for 60 years.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Center Methodist Church in Center with burial in the Cassady Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. Mr. Hodges will lie in state from noon until service time at the church on Wednesday.
He is survived by his wife, Jenny Hodges of Center; two daughters: Nancy (Glyn) Steel of Hopkinsville, Anne Hodges of Louisville; one granddaughter: Whitney Steel of Nashville; and one sister: Jean (Hal) Becker of Lexington.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions be made to the Center United Methodist Church.
Mary Agnes Gardner
MUNFORDVILLE — Mary Agnes Gardner, 82, passed away at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the Hart County Health Care in Horse Cave. She was a native of Hart County and the daughter of the late Jim Bob and Ada Day Jaggers. She was a teacher at one-room schools in Hart County and later in life she was a childcare giver. She was a member of the Reams Chapel Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son: Darrell Gardner of Munfordville; a daughter: Carol Wilkerson and husband Stewart of Munfordville; a granddaughter: Presley Wilkerson of Munfordville; two brothers: Obert and Bobby Jaggers, both of Cub Run; one sister: Lavaughn Hays of Munfordville; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two infant brothers.
Funeral services for Mary Agnes Gardner will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home, Munfordville, with burial in the Munfordville Municipal Cemetery.
CUB RUN — Paul Jones, 85, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at his home. He was Hart County native and the son of the late Arvel and Lizzie West Jones. He was a former electrician and a U.S. Army veteran, having received two Purple Hearts.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Gardner Jones; two sisters-in-law: Leta Burba Jones and Sara Mae Jones, both of Munfordville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Arvin Jones; three sisters, Mary Elizabeth Kidwell, Ruth Turley and Pauline Turley; and four brothers, Nelson, Ed, John and James Jones.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home, Munfordville, with burial in the Cub Run Cemetery with military honors provided by the Glasgow Chapter 20 of the Disabled American Veterans. Visitation will be today from 5 until 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Tammy Michella Shives
GLASGOW — Tammy Michella Shives, 37, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Daniel Shives; two daughters, Courtney Gayle Kinslow and Amy Michelle Shives; her father, Lewis Wayne Saltsman; three sisters, Kimberly Dawn Wilson, Samantha Cory Saltsman and Neelie Ann Saltsman; two brothers, Timothy Wayne Saltsman and Lewis Wayne Saltsman Jr.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Linda Gayle Cross Saltsman.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Big Meadow Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Tammy Shives Memorial Fund at Edmonton State Bank.
Donna June Wallace
GLASGOW — Donna June Wallace, 75, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at her residence. A daughter of the late Edgar and Mae Eubank Gunnels, she was a retired cashier at Wal-Mart.
Survivors include her husband, Keith; one daughter, Jeanne (Phillip) Garrett, two sons, Rick Wallace and Mark (Connie) Wallace; three grandchildren, Chris Wallace, Amber Wallace and Amanda Wallace; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Laydell Gunnels and one sister, Dolores Wade.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call after 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to T.J. Samson Hospice; Barren County High School Youth Service Center, The Mary Wood Weldon Library or any cancer organization.
Mary Arlene Welsh
SUMMER SHADE — Mary Arlene Welsh, 76, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at her home. She was a retired hairdresser, a daughter of the late Fred and Maude Jennings Pedigo and a member of the East Main United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Vernon Welsh; eight children: Bill Free (Carol), Zona Campbell (Jerry), Jeff Welsh (Teresa), Eddie Welsh, Faye Houchens (Gary), Greg Welsh (Kim), Charles Welsh and Sonya Welsh; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters: Bessie Bartley of Beaumont, Edith Duvall (Carl) of Glasgow and Opal Jennings of Glasgow; and one brother, Eugene Pedigo (Marie) of Summer Shade.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Clayton, Earl, Hershel and Ernest Pedigo; and three sisters, Blanche Lawson, Hazel Carter and Ruby Garrett.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, Summer Shade, with Brother Bob Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin today at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the Summer Shade Cemetery or the Summer Shade Volunteer Fire Department.
Addie Mae Gravens Parsley
GLASGOW — Addie Mae Gravens Parsley, 87, formerly of Fountain Run, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the Barren County Health Care. She was born Dec. 29, 1919, and was the daughter of the late Earnest Claude Gravens and Hattie Gee Hammer Gravens. She a retired factory employee and a member of the Union Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son: Wayne Parsley of Fountain Run; a daughter: Betty Deckard (Jimmy) of Glasgow; two brothers: J.E. Gravens of Indiana, and Charles (Toad) Gravens of Louisville; five sisters: Florene Becker, Pauline Pardue and Rachel Lyons, all of Indiana, Georgia Owens of Louisville and Mildred Jean Graves of Bowling Green; two grandchildren: Sammie and Jordan Parsley; and five step-grandchildren: Jathan, Ashton, Chandler and Mark Decker and Kim Wylie.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Amos Parsley, who died on Nov. 12, 1986; two brothers, Lonnie and Richard (Dick) Gravens; and a sister, Katherine Johns.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. at the Union Baptist Church with Brother Tim Eaton and Brother Mack Atwell officiating. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery. Visitation begins at 1 p.m. today at Hughes Funeral Home, Fountain Run.
HORSE CAVE — Kenneth M. Shaw, 72, passed away at 7 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at the Cal Turner Extended Care Pavilion in Scottsville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Lula Poindexter, 86, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at her home. She was a former resident of Burkesville. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home with burial in the Marrowbone Cemetery. Family requests visitation after 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.