Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

December 19, 2013

Obituaries: Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Charles Lethel Bridges

GLASGOW – Charles Lethel Bridges, 90, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at Glasgow State Nursing Facility.

He was born in Barren County, the son of the late W.C. and Rose Woods Bridges. Mr. Bridges was a former employee of the Kentucky State Highway Dept., Tyson Bearing Company and most recently Richardson Hardware Company in Glasgow. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corp, a life member of Disabled American Veterans and was a member of Cave City Church of God.

He is survived by a daughter, Dia Nell Burton (Bob), of Lexington; two grandchildren, Michael Richey (Crystal), of Glasgow, and Toni Richey Walden, of Glasgow; four great-grandchildren, Justin Richey (fiancé Mallory Thomas), Aaron Richey, Tommy Richey and Jakeb Walden; four step-grandchildren, Jennifer (Andy) Moss, Amy Burton, Forrest Burton (Chip Meyer) and Chris Burton (Heather); seven step-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Curtis Bridges (Arlene), of Indianapolis, Ed Bridges (Anna Rose), of Louisville, Frankie Bridges (Sharon), of Smiths Grove, and Harold Dean Bridges (Peggy), of Park City; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Barrick Bridges; two brothers, Homer and Elvin Bridges; and a sister, Louise Neagle.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Merry Oaks Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by D.A.V. Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Peggy Hopkins

GLASGOW – Peggy Hopkins, 80, of Glasgow, passed away Dec. 18, 2013, at Barren County Healthcare Center.

She was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church and a retired nurse, having worked as a nursing assistant at T.J. Samson Community Hospital and home health for many years. After retiring, she worked at Goodies and Weldon Memorial Library. Everywhere she worked she was known for her caring and considerate nature.

Peggy was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to everyone she met. She was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan and known to most people simply as “Nana.”

She was born July 25, 1933, in Eldorado, Texas, fourth child of the late Ethel and Ross McAngus. She married the late Bobby Hopkins in July of 1954 and moved to Kentucky. She is preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and an infant son.

She is survived by her four children: Cindy Garrett, of Temple Hill; Curtis Hopkins, of Evansville, Ind.; Dusty Hopkins of Madison, Ala.; and David Hopkins of Seattle, Wash.; four grandchildren: Amy Hammer and Ashley Wood, of Temple Hill, Lacey Hopkins, of Washington D.C., and Erin Hopkins, of Raleigh, N.C.; two great-grandchildren, Brooke Hammer and Bradyn Wood, of Temple Hill; her sisters, Bonnie Hooker, of San Angelo, Texas, and Mimi Sackedis, of Columbus, N.J.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home, with burial at Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Nancy Carol Nuckols

GLASGOW – Nancy Carol Nuckols, 69, of Glasgow, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at her home.

Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Word Depp. Nancy was a former employee of T.J. Samson Community Hospital and was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Nuckols; one daughter, Krissie Britt and husband Ken, of Smiths Grove; two sons, Greg Nuckols and wife Sondra, of Glasgow, and Randy Nuckols and wife Julie, of Tompkinsville; eight grandchildren, Kenzie, Maitlin and Matthew Nuckols, Corey, Courtney and Colton Thomas, and Brison and Brodryck Nuckols; and a special cousin, Pat Kelley, of Glasgow.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to T.J. Samson Community Hospital Hospice Program, 1301 N. Race St., Glasgow, KY 42141.

Velma Netherton Wood Shirley

FOUNTAIN RUN – Velma Netherton Wood Shirley, of Fountain Run, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at North Crest Hospital in Springfield, Tenn.

She was born Dec. 9, 1922, in Monroe County, to the late Vinson Netherton and Beulah Pennington Netherton. She was a retired cook for Clay County Nursing Home and a member of Freedom #2 Baptist Church. She was united in marriage in 1988 to J.R. Shirley.

She is survived by her husband, J.R. Shirley, of Fountain Run; three sons, Roger Wood, of Greenbrier, Tenn., Jackie Ferrell Wood and Billy Wood, both of Springfield, Tenn.; four stepsons, Jerry Shirley, of Scottsville, Steve Shirley, of Lafayette, Tenn., Larry Shirley and Eutre Shirley, both of Glasgow; two daughters, Mary Evelyn Brown and Evonna Rose Wood, both of Greenbrier, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; 21 step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James Lovell Wood; one son, Geary Shelton Wood; and one brother, Charles James Netherton.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 21, at 1 p.m. at Freedom # 2 Baptist Church with burial to follow in Freedom # 2 Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. on Friday and after 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.


Memorials are suggested to Freedom # 2 Baptist Church.

GLASGOW – Mildred Dilley, 93, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Barren County Health Care. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Lick Branch Cemetery.

EDMONTON – Mr. Ricky Joe Hatcher, 53, of Edmonton, died at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Garrett Cemetery.