Tammy Lynn Branham
SUMMER SHADE – Tammy Lynn Branham, 46, of Summer Shade, died Wednesday, April 17, at her home.
She was a homemaker and a daughter of the late Freeman Branham and Anna Lee Dubree Branham Welsh. She was a member of Summer Shade Baptist Church.
She is survived by a brother, Greg Branham, and one sister, Becky Dubree, both of Summer Shade; four nieces, Terran Pedigo and Candice Branham, both of Summer Shade, April Brown, of Temple Hill, and Hallie Branham, of Edmonton; a great-niece, Kimber Ann Branham, of Temple Hill; three aunts, Betty (Kenneth) Wilkerson, of Tompkinsville, Emogene Faith, of Louisville, and Bessie Holmes, of Glasgow; two very special friends, Tonya Wilkerson, of Glasgow, and Robin Jones, of Center; and several local cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, April 20, at 1 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Chad White officiating. Burial will follow in Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Friday, April 19, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
John P. Branstetter
HORSE CAVE – John P. Branstetter, 95, of Horse Cave, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Hart County Health Care Center.
He was a native of Barren County, the retired owner of Branstetter Hardware and a long-time member, deacon and Sunday School teacher at Horse Cave Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Branstetter and Ermie Mae Billingsley Branstetter, his wife, Beatrice Tharp Branstetter in May of 2011, a son, Dr. Larry Branstetter, granddaughter, Jana Lyn Branstetter, an infant sister, Katie, and by four brothers, B. G., Emmitt, Woody and Jewell Branstetter.
He is survived by five sons, Lanny Gene Branstetter and his wife Dana, of Horse Cave, Donald Ray Branstetter & his wife Judith, of Tallahassee Fla., Michael Glee Branstetter and his wife Laurie, of Glasgow, Dr. John Allen Branstetter and his wife Susan, of Jasper, Ala., and Mark Steven Branstetter and his wife Janie, of Lynn Haven, Fla.; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Flo Karl, of Staten Island, N.Y., and Zola Jaggers and her husband James, of Glasgow, two sisters-in-law, Mary W. Branstetter and Jean Tharp, both of Munfordville and by a brother-in-law, Leon Tharp, also of Munfordville. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Horse Cave Baptist Church under direction of Winn Funeral Home of Horse Cave. Burial will follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 5 until 9 p.m. on Friday and after 9 a.m. until funeral time on Saturday at the Church.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in his honor to the Horse Cave Baptist Church, 301 East Main Street, Horse Cave, Ky. 42749.
Margaret ‘Peggy’ Hurt
HISEVILLE – Margaret “Peggy” Hurt, 76, of Hiseville, joined her parents, Terry and Stella Christie Hurt, in Heaven, on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
She is survived by one brother, Kenneth Hurt; two sister-in-laws, Dean Hurt and Barbara Hurt. She was loved and adored by many nephews and nieces, Wayne Hurt, Terri Wilcox, Diane White, Cynthia Logsdon, Keith Hurt, Amie Hurt, Miranda Hurt, Tristan Hurt, James Russell White, Kennedy Logsdon, Jared Hurt, Jess White, Chandler Hutten, Leah White, Avery Logsdon, Riley Hurt, Maggie Hutten, Rhayna Hurt and one great-great-great niece, Madelyn Bodifay. Along with her family she will be mourned by several close friends in her community and her classmates of Hiseville High School 1960.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her older brother, James Robert Hurt.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
EDMONTON – Ima Jessee, 65, of Edmonton, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Geneva and Venus Compton. She is survived by husband Edward Jessee, of Edmonton.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
BOWLING GREEN – Hollis Johnson, 79, of Bowling Green, began his eternal life on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Bowling Green.
The Barren County native was born on March 25, 1934 to the late Gus and Mary Elizabeth Childress Johnson. He was the husband of Bernice Minyard Johnson.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Cuban Crisis. He retired from Houchens Industries as a store manager; was a member of Park City and Cave City Lions Club; was a former Park City Mayor and a devoted member of Cedar Hill United Baptist Church where he was once their song leader and church treasurer.
Besides being survived by his faithful and loving wife, Bernice, he is further survived by his daughter, Vicki Johnson, of Bowling Green; one sister, Cova England (Lester), of Horse Cave; two sisters-in-law, Nell Johnson, of Glasgow and Lucille Johnson, of Cave City and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday, April 19, from 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel. The funeral service will be Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Dana Jackson Stauss
SMITHS GROVE – Dana Jackson Stauss, 101, of Smiths Grove, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Rosewood Health Care.
She was the daughter of the late Ethel Pennington, and wife of the late Regal Jackson and Bill Stauss who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mary D. Dilley Tackett
HORSE CAVE – Mary D. Dilley Tackett, 89, of Horse Cave, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the Glasgow Health and Rehab Center.
She was a native of Hart County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bryant E. Dilley and Lucy C. Hancock Dilley, and her husband, John Tackett.
Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery under direction of Winn Funeral Home, with burial to follow. There will be no visitation.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in her honor to the Horse Cave Church of Christ, 120 Cave Street, Horse Cave, Ky. 42749
BOWLING GREEN – Philip Brownfield, 72, of Bowling Green, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. Visitation will be Friday from 2 until 8 p.m. at J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel. A private graveside service will be conducted Saturday at Horse Cave Cemetery. A memorial dinner will be Saturday at Cave City Baptist Church at 3 p.m. for friends and family.
GLASGOW – Ralph Morgan, 87, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Barren County Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 7 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to National Parkinson Foundation.
OAKLAND – Elizabeth Ann Rector, 85, of Oakland, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Rosewood Health Care. Funeral services will be Friday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, with burial in Fairview Cemetery #2.