GREENSBURG — Carlos Dale Ervin, 75, Greensburg, died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was the son of the late Willie Robert and Effie Shirley Ervin.
He was a retired logger.
He is survived by one son, Danny (Bessie) Ervin, Glasgow; three daughters, Cathy (David) Coffey, Smiths Grove, Freeda (Bobby) Green, Smiths Grove and Judy Ervin, Glasgow; one sister, Norma Ervin Chaney, Cave City; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a special friend, Martha Caven, Greensburg and the mother of his children, Jo Ann Ervin, Glasgow. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Ervin.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Houk Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
GLASGOW —Mathew Cary Hood, 81, of Glasgow, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at his home. He was born in Hancock County and was the son of the late Olison C. Hood and Cora Elizabeth Cary Hood.
Dr. Hood practiced dentistry for two years in Edmonton with Dr. J.M. Hayes and then in Glasgow for the next 48 years. He graduated from Cumberland County High School in 1948 and from Western Kentucky University in 1954, where he majored in biology. Before entering dental school he was a teacher in Cumberland County and then in Temple Hill. He was a member of the 1959 graduating class of the University of Louisville Dental School. Dr. Hood was a member of Glasgow Baptist Church, a past member of the Glasgow City Council as well as the Glasgow Jaycees. He was an avid reader of history and loved the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sue Fraser Hood; three daughters, Dr. Mary Hood of New Orleans, La., Kelly Beals (Tim) of Glasgow, and Linda Jessee (Mike) of Louisville; five grandchildren, Kateland Beals, Chicago, Ill., Mathew Beals, Glasgow, and Morgan, Shelby and Ella Jessee, Louisville. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Philip Dayton Hood.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 8, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with the burial services following at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday and before services on Thursday.