Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

January 28, 2013

Obituaries: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Timothy Best

GLASGOW — Timothy Milton Best, 65, of Glasgow, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green.

He was the son of the late Henry H. and Ola Hancock Best. Tim was the music director from 1970 until 1986 in the Metcalfe County School System. Tim’s service to God included 40 years of service as Minister of Music beginning and ending at Edmonton Baptist Church where he was a member and also including  Calvary Baptist Church and Cave City Baptist Church.

Tim is survived by his wife, Carolyn Day Best, and one son, Joshua Best, both of Glasgow; two sisters,  Beverly Foster and Thelma Good, both of Owensboro.   Other survivors include several nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, former students and KBC Men’s Chorale.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Alvey Leisure.

In lieu of flowers, alternate expressions of sympathy can be made to the Best for the Bests fund at Edmonton State Bank or left at Butler Funeral Home. Expressions can also be made to the Edmonton Baptist Church Building fund or a charity of your choice.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m.  Tuesday at Edmonton Baptist Church with burial in Edmonton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Monday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.   

Ralph ‘Rusty’ Duvall

GLASGOW — Ralph “Rusty” Duvall, 83, of Glasgow, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at NHC Health Care Center in Glasgow.

He was born in Bowling Green, the son of the late Fred and Iva Lee Sharp Duvall. Rusty was a self-employed auto-body repairman and mechanic and had also worked for local auto dealers. He was a member of the Coral Hill Baptist Church.  

 He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Naomi Houchens Duvall; three daughters, Rhonda Duvall, Connie Long (Keith) and Renee Cassady (Butch), all of Glasgow; three grandchildren, Brian Long (Sally), Jaime Long Duvall (Nathan) and Micah Cassady Thompson (Darren); three great-grandchildren, Mason Titsworth, Mia Kate Long and Landon Duvall; three step great-grandchildren, Sydney, Grayson and Garrett Hyatt and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Shipley and Clarine Witty; and six brothers, Earl, Carl, James, Paul, Roy and Robert Duvall.  

 Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Kenneth Gentry

CAVE CITY — Kenneth Gentry, 88, of Cave City, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Hart County Health Care in Horse Cave. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home in Glasgow.

Willie C. Jordan

GLASGOW — Willie C. Jordan, 84, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at NHC Health Care Facility in Glasgow.

She was born in Willow Grove, Tenn., the daughter of the late Joe Denver Ford and Pearl Holman Ford.

Mrs. Jordan was a homemaker and a former employee of Washington Overall Mfg. Co. She loved and enjoyed her grandchildren and quilting. Mrs. Jordan was a member of the Westwood Church of Christ in Glasgow.

 She is survived by two daughters, Patty Cornwell of Fountain Run and Peggy Goodman (Charles) of Glasgow; a son, James Jordan (Naomi) of Austin; a brother, John Ford, and a sister Olyne Hall, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; six grandchildren, Donivan and Shawn Spears, Kelly Lasley (Everick), Daniel Goad (Allison), Nanette Bartley (Don) and Jeremy Jordan; a step-grandson Nathaniel Goodman; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Hamilton Jordan, and two grandchildren, Holly Goad and Jeffery Jordan.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Fountain Run Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday.

Wilna Magers

CAVE CITY — Wilna Magers, 95, of Cave City, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

Irene McDaniel

HORSE CAVE — Irene Miller McDaniel, 97, of Horse Cave, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.

Mrs. McDaniel was the daughter of the late W. Clem Miller and Dora Lampkin Miller and was a member of the Horse Cave Baptist Church.

She also was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman McDaniel; sister, Wilma Miller; and three brothers, Howard L., Carl Thomas and Paul C. Miller.

Survivors include son John S. McDaniel Jr. and wife Mary Ann, of Jamestown; three grandchildren, Martha Smith, of Bowling Green, Stacy Waller and husband Jody, of Easton, Penn., John S. McDaniel III, of Melbourne, Australia; five great-grandchildren, Stuart Smith and wife Angie, of Horse Cave, Laura R. Smith, of Bowling Green, Audrey Conyers and Daniel Waller, both of Easton, Penn., and Elleigh McDaniel, of Richmond; and four great-great-grandchildren

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.

Edward A. Smith

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — Edward A. Smith, of Jeffersonville, Ind., passed away Jan. 24, 2013, at his home.  

Edward was born in Glasgow on Feb. 11, 1953. He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1971. He graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1975 with a B. A. in History and English. He graduated with a M. A. in Human Resources from Webster University in 2001.

 After moving to the Louisville area, Edward worked for many years at ProQuest. The last several years he has worked at Kentuckiana Youth Center (Youth Opportunities Unlimited)

 Edward is preceded in death by his parents, Hilary and Maxie Bush Smith, as well as his beloved Aunt Beatrice Smith and other family members.

 In lieu of flowers, Edward would rather contributions be made to one of his two favorite charities:

Louisville Public Media

89.3 WFPL – 90.5 WUOL – 91.9 WFPK

619 South Fourth Street

Louisville, KY  40202


The Aquatics Program at the YMCA of Southern Indiana, Clarksville Branch

4812 Hamburg Pike

Jeffersonville, IN  47130

Funeral will be Tuesday, Jan. 29, noon at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A memorial service will be planned later in the Louisville area, where he has resided since 1978.