Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

May 8, 2013

Obituaries: May 9, 2013

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Ephraim A. Berry

GLASGOW – Ephraim A. Berry, 91, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He is survived by two sons, John M. Berry and wife Connie, of Glasgow, and Mark F. Berry, of Glasgow; one grandson, Joshua M. Berry and wife Monica, of Glasgow; one great-grandson, Gabriel Berry; two nephews, James Steenbergen and Alan Steenbergen; one niece, Joyce Craven; and many great-nephews and great-nieces.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie; one brother, William F. Berry; one sister, Elizabeth Steenbergen; and his parents, William and Laura Berry.

Born in Barren County, he graduated from Austin-Tracy High School in 1939. He served in the Army as a pilot in the Army Air Corps, serving in both World War II and Korea. He also served as Assistant Army Attache in Vientiane, Laos, in the late 1950s. After retiring from the Army, he worked for Barren County Mental Health as plant supervisor at the Cave Lake Workshop, and continued to work part-time in semi-retirement at the Lessenberry Do-It Center. He was an ordained Cumberland Presbyterian minister, pastoring a number of area churches from the early 1970s until stepping down from the pulpit last year. He was also an avid bowler, still competing in two leagues a week until after his 90th birthday.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 10, at 1 p.m. at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow, with burial at Happy Valley Memorial Gardens in Glasgow. Visitation will be Thursday from 1 through 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Alternate expressions of sympathy and support may be made in the form of donations to the American Heart Association.

Carl David Jackson

MOOREVILLE, Miss. – Carl David Jackson, 65, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 9, 1947, in Barren County, Kentucky, to Paul and Wanda Jackson. He graduated from Temple Hill High School in 1965. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of H.B. Grant Masonic Lodge #610 in Etoile, Ky. He was a member of Andrews Chapel Methodist Church where he served as Sunday School teacher and Sunday School Superintendent and was a Lay Speaker. He worked many years as a sales rep. for Lowe’s and Riley Building Supply Company and was a farmer. He enjoyed watching westerns and football on TV and playing golf. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Jackson, of Mooreville; three daughters, Tammy Jackson, of Mooreville, Tracy Jackson Deckard (Scott), of Glasgow, and Tracy Taylor Brown (Bobby), of Saltillo; one son, Donnie Taylor (Tonya), of Saltillo; his mother, Wanda Jackson, of Glasgow; five sisters, Paulette Vance (George), Nancy Berryman (Allen), Vickie Jackson, Sharon Jackson and Phyllis McKinney (Stoney), all of Glasgow; one brother, Ernest Jackson (Charlene), of Glasgow; 11 grandchildren, Erika, Nikki, Morgan, Austin, Hannah, Blake, Jade, Cheyenne, Kelli, Madison and Clayton; three great-grandchildren, Farah, Gunnar and Karsyn; one aunt, Ernestine Amos, of Radcliff; one uncle, Carl Jackson (Lu), of Louisville; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, and a daughter, Christina Jackson.

Pallbearers will be Herman Hussey, Arthur Roy Reed, Leon Edwards, Kenneth Hussey, Greg Jackson, Andy Jackson and Clifton Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Hoyle Lyle, Dan York, Paul Stroud, Matt Long and Jimmy Hussey.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Andrews Chapel Methodist Church with Brother Sammy Washburn and Brother Robert McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in Andrews Chapel Cemetery. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation is in progress and will continue from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Andrew Chapel Cemetery Fund. For online condolences and guest registry, visit

Harold G. White

GLASGOW – Harold G. White, 75, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.


EDMONTON – Willard (Bill) Brewster, 92, of Edmonton, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Happy Valley Memorial Gardens in Glasgow. McMurtrey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GLASGOW – Carl L. Bunch Jr., 58, of Glasgow, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at his residence. Carl’s wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Shepherd House Church at 7464 Edmonton Road, Glasgow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Barren County Animal Shelter, 175 Trojan Trail, Glasgow, KY 42141. J.C. Kirby and Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

CANMER – Forest Carroll, 87, of Canmer, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at his home in Canmer. The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pearl Webb Cemetery.

SCOTTSVILLE – James Cecil Jessie, 68, of Scottsville, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. – Dora Mae Beckham Richey, of Morristown, Tenn., formerly of Smiths Grove, died Sunday, May 5, 2013. Visitation will be Thursday until the 1 p.m. celebration of life service at Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – Edward A. Smith, 59, of Jeffersonville, Ind., died Jan. 24, 2013, at his home. A memorial and celebration of life will be from 3 to 5 p.m. EDT Saturday at Hotel Louisville Ballroom, 120 W. Broadway, Louisville.