John David Brittain II
WILLOW SHADE – John David Brittain II, 71, of Willow Shade, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at his home.
He was a son of the late John David Brittain I and Rosemary James Brittain. He attended Beaumont Methodist Church and was a retired tinsmith in the automotive industry. He was a member of Gold Wing Chapter of Kokomo and Local 292 of Auto Workers Union in Kokomo. He was Master Mason of New London 283 in London, Ind.
He is survived by two sons, Michael (Barbara) Brittain, of Frankfort, Ind., and John David (Stephanie) Brittain III, of Kokomo, Ind.; grandchildren, Drake, Christina and Jackson Brittain and Cassidy (Justin) Bailey; and great-granddaughter, Kaydence Bailey. He is survived by a previous wife, Sandra Ann Warner; special friends and caregivers, Aurora Hayes and Joyce Pedigo; also friends, Neil Ward, and Don and Bessie Howard.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Weldon Yokashi; and one sister, Barbara Jean Brittain.
Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m., at McMurtrey Funeral home, with cremation to follow. Visitation will begin Friday, Oct. 19, at 7 a.m. until time for service. Memorial should be made to the local charity of your choice.
Nancy Norma Jean Faulkner
GLASGOW – Nancy Norma Jean Faulkner, 70, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at University of Louisville Hospital.
Born in Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Willard and Angie Mae Huff Davis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Cindy Faulkner, and a grandson, Joseph Wilson.
Mrs. Faulkner is survived her husband, John Faulkner, of Glasgow; a daughter, Teresa Jeffries, of Oak Grove; two sons, Joe Davis and Steve Wilson (Kim), both of Glasgow; a stepson, Martin Faulkner, of Cordova, Alaska; four brothers, William Ed Davis (Betty Jean), of Glasgow, Ronald Davis, of Greenwood, Ind., Raymond Davis (Vada), of Coal City, Ind. and Donald Davis, of Glasgow; three sisters, Ruby Hagan, of Glasgow, Betty England (Kenneth), of Park City, and Carolyn Payton, of Indianapolis, Ind.; five grandchildren, Jessica Hall, Matthew Davis and Amanda Steffey, all of Glasgow, Angelina Sharkey, of Cadiz, and Brett Faulkner, of Maine; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Bobby Joe Hammer
TOMPKINSVILLE – Bobby Joe Hammer, 46, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Monroe County Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Evie Nell Hammer Capps.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva Jackson Hammer.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, with burial in Mount Poland Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
Clifford Marvin Jones
BOWLING GREEN – Clifford Marvin Jones, 89, of Bowling Green, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Greenwood Nursing and Rehab.
He was the son of the late Elbert Porter Jones and Bessie Manco Jones, and husband of the late Edna Earle Collett Jones and Crystal Mae Young Jones.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Penns Chapel Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be 2 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
J. W. Ragland
ADOLPHUS – J. W. Ragland, 71, of Adolphus, died at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
The Scottsville native was a retired mechanic for T.V.A., Vietnam Air Force veteran, member of White Plains Baptist Church, member and Past Master of Graham Lodge #208 F&AM, Council Deputy for Grand Council of Royal Arch Masons, past High Priest of Royal Arch Masons Scottsville Chapter #171, Scottsville Council #105, President of Allen County Scottish Rite Club, 32 degree Scottish Rite Valley of Louisville, member of KYCH and Knights Templar Masons, member and Past Master of Loving Lodge #323 F&AM, honorary member of Halfway Lodge #852 F&AM, member of Gram Chapter #80, member and Past Illustrious Master of E.K. Lamb Council #103 and Franklin Commandry #44. He was the son of the late James Murl Ragland and Mildred Beatrice Boyd Ragland.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Dobbs Ragland, of Adolphus; one son, Jason Ragland, and wife Pam, of Adolphus; one sister, Jo Hazel, and husband Paul, of Alvaton; one granddaughter, Kaylee Ragland, of Adolphus; one niece, Megan Hazel Cardwell, and husband Andrew, of Bowling Green; a brother-in-law, Joe Dobbs, and wife Nancy, of Scottsville.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kim Ragland.
Funeral services for J. W. Ragland will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Goad Funeral Home with Brother Phil Rogers officiating, and burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery with military honors by Glasgow DAV Chapter 20. Graham Lodge #208 F&AM will hold Masonic rites at 7 p.m. Friday at Goad Funeral Home. All master masons wishing to participate should meet at the lodge at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and after 7 a.m. Saturday until funeral time at the funeral home.