James LeRoy Davidson
GLASGOW – James LeRoy Davidson, 74, of Glasgow, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at his home after a brief illness.
He was born in Barren County, the son of Glen and Emma Catherine Hayden Davidson. Mr. Davidson was a truck driver and a former employee of Davidson Oil Company and more recently the Bass Company. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Indianapolis, Ind., was an avid bowler and attended Old Zion United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Furlong Davidson; two daughters, Sheila Edmunds (Chris), of Glasgow, and Wendy Mitford (Paul), of Indiana; one son, Ricky Davidson (Nancee), of Florida; seven grandchildren, Haley Johnson (Matt), Seth, Tyler and Luke Edmunds, and Alex, Nick and Michael Mitford; a great-grandson, James Mattox Johnson; his mother, Emma Catherine Davidson, of Park City, and a sister, Glynna Hogan (Whimpy), of Park City.
Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Old Zion Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and the public is welcome to attend.
Otha Frank Grider
MOUNT HERMON – Otha Frank Grider, 97, of Mount Hermon, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville.
He was the husband of the late Velma Milam Grider, and the son of the late Wade Grider and Gertrude Hoffman Grider.
Visitation will be Tuesday after 1 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or Mount Gilead Church of Christ.
James Edward Hale
TOMPKINSVILLE – James Edward Hale, 82, of Tompkinsville, passed away, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, while in the company of family members, at Monroe County Medical Center.
James was born in Tompkinsville, on May 11, 1930, a son of the late Tommie (Smith) and Avery Hale. On May 5,1951, James married Ina Faye (Cain) Hale. James was a member of Lyons Chapel Church of Christ and was retired from Tri County Electric Co-Op, having been a line foreman for 25 years.
James is survived by one son, Robert (Carolyn) Hale, of Tompkinsville; one son-in-law, Terry Neal Rhoton, of Alvaton; three grandchildren, Todd Hale, Terri Gilbert and Eric Lee Rhoton; four great-grandchildren, Luke Rhoton, Alyssa Rhoton, Alex Rhoton and Hensley Gilbert; six sisters, Dorothy Watson, Jane Adams, Carolyn Adams, all of Tompkinsville, Christine Thornton, of Franklin, Nancy Pennington, of Bowling Green, Lois Upton, of Bowling Green; and one brother, John Hale, of Tompkinsville.
James was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Faye Hale, her parents, Tommie (Smith) and Avery Hale; a daughter, Janie Hale Rhoton; three brothers, Eugene, Bill and Earl B. Hale; and one sister, Ruby Ann Muse.
Funeral services at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, with Steve Lee officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.