Paul W. Bryant
HORSE CAVE – Paul W. Bryant, 85, of the Monroe community in Hart County, passed away 11:55 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville.
Mr. Bryant was a Hart County native, retired farmer, member of the Monroe Baptist Church and a World War II Army Air Force veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Edward and Mary Cross Bryant; a half-sister, Grace Cross; one niece and one nephew.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Bryant, of Monroe; a daughter, Marietta Huff and husband Bobby, of Green County; four sons, William Bryant and wife Janice, of Horse Cave, Randell Bryant and wife Cathie, of Monroe, Danny Bryant and wife Brenda, of Green County, and Donald (Buck) Bryant and wife Jenny, of Horse Cave; 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandson; a brother, Jesse Bryant, of Monroe; two nephews and one niece; many cousins and friends.
Visitation from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Monroe Baptist Church. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Monroe Baptist Church, with burial in Whickerville Cemetery. Military service will be conducted at the gravesite by D.A.V. Chapter 20.
Donations may be given to charity of choice.
Billy Lee England
EDMONTON – Billy Lee England, 55, of Edmonton, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in Edmonton.
He was the son of the late Ernie Lee and Verna Essie Bunch England.
He is survived by one son, Billy Lee England Jr., of Nashville; one daughter, Jacqueline Nicole (Ben) Coleman, of Edmonton, one stepson, Bo (Kasey) Deckard, of Glasgow; one sister, Lisa Ann Hammer, of Edmonton, 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fanny England; two brothers, Howard England and Gary Dale England.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in Hubbard Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Vola Berniece Polson Jolly
GLASGOW – Vola Berniece Polson Jolly, 88, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
She was born in the Kino area of Barren County the daughter of the late Henry Clarence and May Jane Wells Polson. Mrs. Jolly was retired from Mallory Capacitor and was a lifelong member of Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She loved quilting, gardening and her family.
The loving mother and grandmother is survived by her children, Carolyn Jolly Martin and Charles Jolly (Nancy), both of Glasgow; five grandchildren, Gary Bunch (LaDarra), Gala Clay, Larry Jolly (Wendy), Travis Jolly (Ellen), and Cody Jolly (Savannah); seven great-grandchildren, Mallory and Morgan Clay, Ashley, Tommy, Jace and Read Jolly and Dalton Bunch; two nieces, Linda Gibbons and Brenda Delmonache and a nephew, Gary Pickett.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Jennings Jolly; two brothers, Mitchell and Edward Earl Polson; two sisters, Edna Pickett and Agnes Murline Polson; and a nephew, Mike Polson.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial in Lick Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home on Tuesday beginning at 11 a.m. and Wednesday at Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church from 9 a.m. until time for the service.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church Building Fund, c/o Cynthia Watson, 50 B. Jones Road, Glasgow, Ky. 42141.
Elizabeth Owen ‘Libby’ Jones
GLASGOW – Elizabeth Owen “Libby” Jones, 91, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012.
Born June 21, 1921, in Harrodsburg, Ky., she was the daughter of John Ed Owen and Ruby Redwitz Owen. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles C. “Buck” Jones, and her beloved brother, Tommy Owen, of Nashville, Tenn.
An honor graduate of Pineville High School and Centre College, she was a retired teacher from Glasgow High School, a job that was a joy to her. First Christian Church was her church home, where she taught Sunday School for many years.
Her 22 years as an Air Force wife gave her the opportunity for leadership and guidance with the young wives whose husbands served under her husband — a rare and special opportunity with which she was blessed. Her faith, family, friends, the mountains, the oceans, her students and her fellow teachers were all very dear to her.
Survivors include her faithful and loving sons, John C. Jones (Barbara), of Clearwater, Fla., Thomas N. “Tom” Jones (Mary Bess), of Richmond, Charles A. “Chuck” Jones (Kim), of Charleston, S.C., and Curtis L. Jones (Pam), of Louisville; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Rogers (Jason), Amanda Jones, Gina Jones (Chad), Whitney Jones, Meredith Jones, Meggan and Andrew Zena; Nell Owen, sister-in-law; Lee Holzemer, niece; and Steve Owen, nephew.
The family would like to express their gratitude to her physician, Dr. Bill Marrs, and the staff at Barren County Health Care Center for their loving care.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church of Glasgow. Visitation with the family will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Christian Church. Arrangements entrusted to Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.
Jimmy Dale McPeak
SMITHS GROVE – Jimmy Dale McPeak, 53, of Smiths Grove, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at his residence.
He was the son of the late Roy McPeak and Edith Scott Nelson, who survives.
He is also survived by his wife, Karen Martin McPeak, of Smiths Grove.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel, with burial in Smiths Grove Chapel.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Kenneth C. Smith
GLASGOW – Kenneth C. Smith, 75, of Glasgow, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital.
Kenneth was a retired employee of the Glasgow Street Department and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Grider Memorial Baptist Church. Born in Barren County, he was preceded in death by his mothers, Ila Estes Smith and Delcie Farlee Smith and his father, Arthur Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; eight daughters, Cindy Deckard (Billy), Sandy Perdue (Lonnie), Karen Clark (Rich-ard), Tammy Houchens (Roger), Angela Button (John), S.D. Stark, all of Glasgow, and Robbie Cudnik (Bill) and Kim Cox (Eldon), of Indiana; four sons, Anthony Smith, Kenneth Smith (Selena), David Houchens (Wendy), all of Glasgow, and Frankie Houchens (Paula), of Arizona; several grandchildren including special grandsons Michael Houchens and Dusty Smith; several great-grandchildren; five sisters, Shirley Crews (Gary), Mary McPeak (Gerald Hudson), Debbie Decker (Paul Wilson), Dianne Smith, all of Glasgow, and Ila Vay France (Fred Bohm) of Indiana; one brother, Billy Ray Smith, of Indiana; and a special friend, J.C. Smith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three daughters, Lola Jean, Sharon and Sheila Smith; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rossel and Verda Mayo; one great-grandchild, Katie May Smith; five brothers, Arthur “Smitty,” Rollin, Johnny and Bill Smith and Charles McPeak; one sister, May Likens and his loving companion, “Daisy.”
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Hester Mae Kendall Spivey
GAMALIEL – Hester Mae Kendall Spivey, 94, of Gamaliel, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at The Palace in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.
She is survived by her husband, Freeman Spivey, of Gamaliel. She was the daughter of the late Bedford Kendall and Settie Sims Kendall.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 28 after 12 p.m. at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial at Gamaliel Cemetery in Gamaliel.
Memorials are suggested to the Gamaliel Cemetery or Clementsville Church of Christ.
Gaythel Loy Wilson
BOWLING GREEN – Gaythel Loy Wilson, 87, of Bowling Green, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at the Medical Center at Bowling Green.
He was the son of the late Everett Wilson & Effie Lewis Wilson.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lorene Johnson Wilson.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shadyland Church of Christ, with burial in Shadyland Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be 1 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, and from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
SMITHS GROVE — DeEtta June Halvorson, 83, of Smiths Grove died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Hospice House of Southern KY. There will be private graveside service at a later date. Arrangements are by Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel. Burial will be in Lambert Cemetery.