Truman ‘Shag’ Edward Gearlds
TOMPKINSVILLE — Truman “Shag” Edward Gearlds, 76, of Tompkinsville, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Monroe Health and Rehabilitation.
Truman was born in Tompkinsville on June 20, 1936, a son of the late Ethel (White) and Esco Gearlds.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Jones Gearlds.
Funeral services at will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, with Tim White officiating. Burial will be in Center Point Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 6 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
BOWLING GREEN — Mary Kirzeder, died Saturday May 18, 2013, at Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was the daughter of Joseph and Helen A. Hoefler Kirzeder.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Scottsville. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.
GLASGOW — Idelle Thomas Poynter, 84, of Glasgow, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at her home.
She was born in Barren County, the daughter of the late Jim and Nettie Matthews Thomas.
Mrs. Poynter was a homemaker and farm wife and a former employee of L.C. Ellis Drug Store and Handmacher in Glasgow. She was a member of the Mount Tabor Baptist Church.
She is survived by one son, Ricky Poynter and wife Jeannie, of Glasgow; a daughter-in-law, Bernice Poynter, of Glasgow; a sister-in-law, Dorene Thomas Hard, of Scottsville; eight grandchildren, Tasha Caffee, Todd and Jeannie Poynter, Brenda and Terry Wilson, Tammy and Greg Groce and Patty Link; 10 great-grandchildren, Nola Caffee, Dylan Poynter, Justin and Timothy Caffee, Richard Groce, Cassie and Nathan Meadows, Brittany, Alex and Gabbie Link; five great-great grandchildren, Mason Meadows, Ryan and Landon Link, and Trey and Jerri Prewitt; one nephew and several nieces.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Poynter; a son, Eddie Poynter; a great-granddaughter, Asia Caffee; two brothers, William and James Thomas; and her sister, Mildred Smith.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Monday. The family has requested there be no roses in flower arrangements sent to the funeral home.