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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  • Earl Wayne Harper, 80, of McLain, Miss.

    Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in Harper Cemetery in Horse Cave.

    Visitation will be 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

     

    April 22, 2014

  • Doris A. Thompson, 57, of Munfordville

    The family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Brooks Funeral Home.

    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Brooks Funeral Home, with Brother Mac Adwell officiating.

    Interment will be at Mount Beulah Cemetery, Munfordville.

    April 22, 2014

  • Bobby Eugene Simmons, 78, of Austin

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Goad Funeral Home with Brother Tim Eaton officiating and burial in Fountain Run Cemetery.

    Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Goad Funeral Home.

     

    April 22, 2014

  • Sandra Kaye Bragg Sandra Kaye Bragg, 58, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

    Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  • Wilton Ray King, 75, of Glasgow

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home with Brother John Osgatharp officiating.

    Visitation is Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 6 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

    Burial will be in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

    April 21, 2014

  • Margie Ann Dice, 70, of Horse Cave

    The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Allen Seminary Baptist Church, 100 Knob Church Road, Hardyville.

    Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the church, with Rev. Stanford Dixon and Bishop Allen Dice officiating.

    Interment will be at Allen Seminary Cemetery, Hardyville.

    April 21, 2014

  • Grace Sikes Curd, 93, of Eighty Eight

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

    Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

    April 21, 2014

  • Marvin Wayne Jones, 55, of Park City

    Mr. Jones chose cremation and no services are scheduled at this time.

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    April 21, 2014

  • Leroy Bellamy, of Cincinnati, Ohio

    Visitation will be Tuesday at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m.

    April 21, 2014

  • James Elbert Walker, 87, of Kissimmee, Fla.

    Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Tompkinsville

    Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the church.

    Burial will be in Old Mount Herman Cemetery.

    April 21, 2014