Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

August 14, 2008

Thursday, August 14, 2008, Obituaries

Richard S. Adcock

BONNIEVILLE — Richard S. Adcock, 75, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

He was the son of the late James Harvey Adcock and Clara Moppins Adcock. Survivors include his wife, Joyce.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday after 11 a.m. at the funeral home until time for services.

Nat H. Leslie Jr.

SMITHS GROVE — Nat H. Leslie Jr., 68, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, are incomplete.

The Rev. Elmer Orel Priddy

PARK CITY — The Rev. Elmer Orel Priddy, 79, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

He was the son of the late Nathan “Doc” Priddy and Ethel Brown Priddy. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Thelma Lucille Demunbrun Priddy of Park City.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. at Nolin United Baptist Church with burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Park City. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 1 to 8 p.m. Friday at Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel, and 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Bob Proffitt

TOMPKINSVILLE — Bob Proffitt, 61, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at his residence. 

He was born in Monroe County Dec. 3, 1946, to the late Finley Duncan Proffitt and Clarice McPherson Proffitt. He was a self-employed heating and air conditioning technician and electrician, owner of B&G; Electric in Tompkinsville, and a U.S. Army veteran of the Viet Nam era.

He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law: Julie and Randy Nuckols and Laura Jill Proffitt, all of Tompkinsville; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Jim and Pauletta Proffitt of Louisville, Billy and Diana Proffitt of Tompkinsville; one sister: Verla Purvis of Franklin; one grandson: Brison Nuckols, Tompkinsville; several nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law: Betty Proffitt of Tompkinsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Duncan Proffitt.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, with burial in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Old Mt. Hermon Cemetery.

David Gregory Shipp

MUNFORDVILLE — David Gregory Shipp, 46, passed away at 7:31 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was an employee of RR Donnelley & Son in Glasgow and was a member of the Cave Hill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Kammy; one son: Mason Shipp; parents: James and Libby Shipp of Munfordville; one sister: Rebecca deWit of Fort Wayne, Ind.; father- and mother-in-law: Randol and Gerry Carby of Munfordville; four nieces: Wendy, Kala and Kathy Carby and Sarah deWit; and one nephew: Martin deWit.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cave Hill Baptist Church with Brother Herman Logsdon officiating. Burial will be in Caswell Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 5 to 9 p.m.; Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Friday after 9 a.m. at Sego Funeral Home, Munfordville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cave Hill Baptist Church or to Caswell Cemetery in care of Sego Funeral Home.


Paul Kenneth Wilson

MUNFORDVILLE — Paul Kenneth Wilson, 49, died at 7:31 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

The Hart County native was born on Nov. 13, 1958. He was employed by RR Donnelley & Sons Company as an assistant bindery operator. He was a farmer, construction worker and member of Cane Run Missionary Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Gloria (Reams) Wilson and Earl Wilson of Louisville.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Regina Wilson; two daughters: Beth Atkins (Eric), Center, and Julia Wilson and friend (Tyler Siddens), Munfordville; one sister: Sally Wilson, Munfordville; one brother: Tony Thompson, Hodgenville; and a special aunt and uncle: Jean and Arnold Wilson, Munfordville.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his grandparents who raised him, Lester and Nellie Reams.

Arrangements are being handled by Brooks Funeral Home, Munfordville, where the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14; from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15; and from 9 a.m. to time of services Saturday, Aug. 16.

Funeral service will be at Brooks Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, with Brother Jack Srygler and Brother David Short officiating. Interment will be at Munfordville City Cemetery, Munfordville. 

Dallas Snipp Jr.

MUNFORDVILLE — Dallas Snipp Jr., 64, passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at Norton Hospice Center in Louisville.

He was the son of the late Dallas Snipp Sr. and Margie Lyon Snipp. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of St. Helen's Catholic Church in Louisville.

He is survived by three sons: David R. Snipp and Joseph P. Snipp, both of Louisville, and Edward D. Snipp of Morehead; one daughter: Shannon Smitheson of Louisville; three sisters: Di Ann Filson of Maine, Vicki Lucas of Louisville and Melissa Willis of Florida; and five grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the family farm, 2350 Broadford Road, Munfordville. There will be no visitation.


BOWLING GREEN — Guy W. Beam, 89, formerly of Glasgow, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Goad Funeral Home, Scottsville, with burial in Fairview Cemetery with military honors by Barren County DAV Chapter 20.

HORSE CAVE — Ruth G. Lively, 87, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at Caverna Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m. in Winn Funeral Home Chapel, Horse Cave, with burial in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.

RED BOILING SPRINGS, Tenn. — Banna Smith Proffitt, 99, a resident of The Palace in Red Boiling Springs, formerly of the Lamb community of Barren County, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at The Palace. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Bethlehem Cemetery.

BOWLING GREEN — Wilma Jewell Welch, 93, formerly of the Hays community, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel, with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.