Charlotte Fudge Ollestad
COLUMBIA – Charlotte Fudge Ollestad, 65, of Columbia, formerly of Glasgow, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green, after several months illness.
She was born June 14, 1947, in Glasgow, the daughter of Charles Dean and Beulah Jean Sater.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Beulah Jean Grooms Dean Sater; by one son, Michael Overton Fudge in 1992; and by one sister, Virginia Lynn Coomer.
She is survived by her father, Charles Dean, of Elkhart, Texas; by her husband, Richard Ollestad, of Columbia, one stepson, Mitchell Sneed, of Hendersonville, Tenn.; one stepdaughter, Donna Cain of Tampa, Florida; two nieces, Sierra Coomer and Maranda Pierce, both of Edmonton. Also surviving are several relatives and friends. Charlotte was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. William Davenport officiating. Interment is in Haven Hill Cemetery. The family request visiting after 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Velma Emberton Pursley
GLASGOW – Velma Emberton Pursley, 87, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Barren County Health Care in Glasgow.
She was born in Monroe County, the daughter of the late Ed and Pearl Turner Emberton. Mrs. Pursley was a member of Rolling Hills Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Brooks and husband Jerry, of Lebanon, Tenn., and Brenda Wyatt, of Glasgow; three sons, Benny Pursley and wife Susie, Mark Pursley and Jeff Pursley, all of Glasgow; a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Pursley, of Glasgow; one brother, Vick Emberton, of Glasgow; 12 grandchildren, Justin Pursley, Marla Thompson, Michelle Young, Angie Moore, Chris Pursley, Kim Sanders, Kory Pursley, Joseph Wyatt, Heather Parsley, Mandy Birge, Matt Pursley and Will Pursley; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband W.E. “Bill” Pursley; a son, Bobby Pursley; a son-in-law, Wilson Wyatt; two grandchildren, Bryan and Ellena Brooks; four brothers, Rondel, Glen, Quin and Jessie Emberton; and two sisters, Edna Rigney and Nancy Ross.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Rolling Hills Baptist Church, Ky. 1297 in Glasgow, with burial in Bowles Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.