Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Obituaries

November 19, 2013

Obituaries: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

GLASGOW — Royce Lavon Alexander

GLASGOW – Royce Lavon Alexander, 80, of Glasgow, was called home Nov. 18, 2013, in Glasgow.

The Edmonton County native was born to the late James Floyd Alexander and the late Virgie Estes Alexander. He was a truck driver for Square Deal Lumber and a member of Basil Chapel United Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Hughes Alexander; two sons, Donnie Alexander (Debbie), of Glasgow, and Jim Alexander (Jo) of Knob Lick; one daughter, Brenda Compton (Fiancé Gary Jones), of Glasgow; one son-in-law, Dennis Hatcher, of Cave City; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Hatcher, and one grandson, Donnie Wayne Alexander.

Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the funeral home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

www.pattonfuneralhome.com

Joseph F. Hishmeh

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Joseph F. Hishmeh, 78, of Silver Spring, Md., passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland after a lengthy battle with emphysema.

Born in Ramallah, Palestine on April 2, 1935, Mr. Hishmeh was preceded in death by his parents, Fahed and Badiah Totah Hishmeh.

Survivors include his wife, Magda Botto Hishmeh, of Silver Spring, Md.

Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Our Lady of The Caves Catholic Church in Horse Cave with burial to follow in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home and 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Reba C. Houchens

GLASGOW – Reba C. Houchens, 94, of Glasgow, and formerly of Cooktown, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow.

Born in Barren County, she was the daughter of the late Napoleon Ellis and Ida Elmore Ellis Wright. Mrs. Houchens was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Point Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Nell Taylor (A.R.), of Glasgow, Emma Harvey, of Austin, and Rose Christie, of Glasgow; six grandchildren, Wanda Turner (Terry), Michelle Harvey, Marshall Houchens, Kim Taylor, Darren Taylor (special friend, Donna Peden) and Sarah Christie; four great-grandchildren, Ben and Zack Turner, Brittany Taylor and Tristin Christie; three step-great-grandchildren, Chase Bailey, Jeff Christie and Jennifer Thurman; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Georgie H. Houchens; a sister, Minnie Bell Shoopman; a brother, Lucian Ellis; and three half-brothers, Herbert, Elbert and Lesley Ellis.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Caney Fork Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon Wednesday.

www.crowfuneralhome.com

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  • Steven Basil Turner, 64, of Tompkinsville

    Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Military rites will be performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Friday and after 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.

    July 24, 2014

  • Harry James Hayes, 86, of Bowling Green

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, at Christ United Methodist Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church

    July 24, 2014

  • Geneva Christine England, 87, of Edmonton

    Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

    July 24, 2014

  • Walter Earl Kinslow Walter Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday and continue Saturday from 7 a.m. until time for the service.

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  • Alma Ruth Allen, 83, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

    July 23, 2014

  • Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow

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

    July 22, 2014

  • Michael Franklin, 46, of Fountain Run

    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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • Houston Riggs, 56, of Bonnieville

    Funeral services for Houston Riggs will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Rounsaville officiating. Burial will be in Leesville Cemetery at Upton. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 9 p.m. CST and after 8 a.m. Thursday at Sego Funeral Home.

    July 22, 2014