Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

February 11, 2013

Obituaries: Feb. 12, 2013

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times


Holice Depp Britt

SCOTTSVILLE – Holice Depp Britt, age 88, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

The Allen County native was the son of the late William Isaac “Dink” Britt and Nora Alice Wood Britt.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Patty Britt, Bessie Jenkins, Ruby Barger, Pauline Minick and Fannie Britt; and his brothers, Drury, Travis, Elbert Edward, Jonas, Glen, Jess, Floyd and Carl Edward. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Depp was a member of Dover Missionary Baptist Church serving as Sunday School superintendent and song leader for more than 50 years. He was the president for the Allen County Singing Convention for more than 38 years, chairman of the board of trustees for the Tabernacle and had been very active in many other civic and community organizations. Depp was a barber by trade and a musician at heart. He served as Allen County Sheriff from 1962 to 1965 and then became state investigator for the Department of Public Advocacy where he retired.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Britt, of Scottsville; and two sons, Depp Britt Jr., of Memphis, Tenn., and William Carlton “Bill” Britt, of Nashville, Tenn. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation is in progress at T.W. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Scottsville Baptist Church with burial in Dover Church Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Dover Church Building Fund.


Floyd R. Farmer

RICHMOND, Ind. – Floyd R. Farmer, 78, of Richmond, died Sunday, Feb.10, 2013, at Reid Hospital after a brief illness.

He was born June 24, 1934, in Knox County, to William and Vinnie Begley Farmer. Floyd graduated from Knox County High School in Barbourville, in 1952 and served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958. After moving to Richmond, he worked for Berg’s Photo Supply and later retired from American Tobacco Company as a sales representative. Floyd was an outgoing person with many hobbies which included photography, boating, Model -A cars and was a passionate collector of bluegrass and folk music.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Clara Christine Riley Farmer; brother, Billy Dan Farmer, of New Paris, Ohio; nephews, Steven Collins-worth of Georgetown, Jimmy Farmer of Tipp City, Ohio, and Billy Ray Farmer of Centerville; and niece, Vicki Marsten of Stamping Ground.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Burgess Farmer and Vernon Farmer; and sisters, Anna Belle Brumback and Norma Sue Collinsworth.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.13, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Malone and Reverend Josh Cook officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard.

Barry Lynn Hodges

SUMMER SHADE – Barry Lynn Hodges, 45, of Summer Shade, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was a farmer and the son of Lloyd Hodges and the late Brenda Lyons Hodges.

In addition to his father, he is also survived by two sisters, Tammy Hodges and Karen Hodges, of Summer Shade. He is also survived by his maternal grandmother, Helma Lyons, of Tompkinsville, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. at Goodson Chapel Methodist Church, with Brother Darrick Proffitt officiating. Burial will follow in Summer Shade Cemetery.

Visitation will begin Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home and will be after 11 a.m. at the church on Wednesday until time for the funeral.

Memorials are suggested to Kosair Hospital or the Summer Shade Fire Department.


Gary Duane Kunce

GLASGOW – Gary Duane Kunce, 67, of Glasgow, was called home to be with God on Sunday, Feb.10, 2013.

He was born in Winona, Minn., the son of the late Frank W. Kunce Sr. and Margaret Mary Baures Kunce.

He joined the U.S. Army where he honorably served his country for five years in Alaska, Germany and Fort Knox. He went on to retire from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2000 after 37 years of service.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 46 years, Annette Miller Kunce; two daughters, Melissa “Missy” Shirley and Laura Ballard (Wade), both of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Ryan and Heather Shirley and Sydney and Austin Ballard; one brother, Frank W. Kunce, Jr. (Sonya) of Minnesota; one sister, Karen Siemers of Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Beech Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. Tuesday.


Patsy Ann Leffler

CUB RUN – Patsy Ann Leffler, 73, of Cub Run, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at her residence in Cun, Ky.

She was the daughter of the late Conley Logsdon and the late Zora Thompson Logsdon and wife of the late William F. Leffler.

The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Bob Reynolds and Ben Reynolds officiating. Interment will be at Thompson Cemetery, Cub Run.


Jackie Lee Pearson

SMITHS GROVE – Jackie Lee Pearson, 58, of Smiths Grove, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

He was the son of the late Clifton Jack Pearson and Barbara Ann Cooke Pearson, and husband of 33 years to Frances Boards Pearson, who survives.

Funeral services will be noon Wednesday at Icy Sink Baptist Church with burial in Stoney Point Cemetery.

Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, and from 10 a.m. to noon at the church.

Roger Lynn Williamson

KNOB LICK – Roger Lynn Williamson, 68, of Knob Lick, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at his home.  

He was the son of the late Lonnie and Jewell Johnson Williamson. 

Roger was retired from Ford Motor Company and a member of Center Church of Christ. 

He is survived by his wife, Linda Rutherford Williamson; two sons, Randal Williamson and Joel Williamson (April), all of Georgetown; one daughter, Cindy Pearce (Bob), of Lexington; one brother, Wallace (Susan) Williamson, of North Carolina; three grandchildren, Ashley William-son, of Louisville, Matthew William-son and William Pearce, both of Lexington; one uncle, Leonard Johnson, of Glasgow; and his mother-in-law, Nadine Rutherford, of Horse Cave. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m.  Wednesday at the funeral home.