Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

May 17, 2013

Obituaries: May 18, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — William  P. ‘Bill’ Combest

EDINBURGH, Ind. – William P. “Bill” Combest, 84, of Edinburgh, died at 5:10 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the home of his daughter in Columbus.

Mr. Combest retired in 1997 from CUI where he was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Edinburgh American Legion Post No. 233, Columbus Moose Lodge No. 398 and Greenwood VFW Post.

Born in Champaign, Ill., March 10, 1929, Mr. Combest was the son of the late William J. Combest and Carrie Holmes Combest.

He is survived by sons, Billy Joe (Barbara) Combest, of Columbus, Jackie (Jerry) Combest, of Columbus; daughters, Diane (Dale) Shuffitt and Paula (Dale) Hayford, both of Columbus, and Sheila (Mike) Bowling of Brown County; a brother, Joe Combest, of Glasgow; sisters, Bessie Willis and Gladys Murrell, both of Columbia, and Betty Logsdon and Helen Simpson, both of Glasgow; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Barnsfather and sisters, Mildred Thomas, Louise Rogers and Edna Young.

Funeral was conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Whosover Will Community Church, 623 S. Eisenhower Drive in Edinburgh. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh. Arrangements were made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.

Marjorie Flowers Cooksey

GLASGOW – Marjorie Flowers Cooksey, 87, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Glenview Health Care Center.

A native of Barren County, she was a daughter of the late Edgar L. Flowers and Hettye Britt Flowers. A life-long resident of Glasgow, she was a retired employee of Handmacher Fashions in Glasgow and a member of Glasgow Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Bill Cooksey and his wife Sally, of Sheffield, Mass.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Memorial graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery with Reverend James S. Jones officiating.


Linda Sue Lonas

ADOLPHUS – Linda Sue Lonas, 67, of Adolphus, died at 5:50 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her residence.

The Scottsville native was a daughter of the late George Don Calvert and Ruby Lillian Brooks Calvert.

She is survived by her husband, Reverend Clessie Ray Lonas, of Adolphus.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Goad Funeral Home with Brother Eugene May officiating and burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at Goad Funeral Home.


ADDISON, Ill. – Mariann Reece, 53, of Addison, Ill., died Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Elk Grove, Ill. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Khole Danay and Kinay Ivory Smith, infant daughters of Brad Antoino Smith and Tosha Renea Wood, died at Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn. Khole and Kinay were born in Nashville, Tenn., on May 10, 2013. Khole died May 11, 2013, and Kinay died May 12, 2013. Graveside services will be conducted at Mount Nebo Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Arrangements are under the direction of Yokley Trible Funeral Home.


CAVE CITY – Hal B. Toms, 54, of Cave City, died Thursday, May 9, 2013, while on a cruise. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Park City. Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the Hal Toms Memorial Fund, c/o Edmonton State Bank, P.O. Box 1149, Glasgow, Ky. 42142-1149.

TOMPKINSVILLE – Rex Douglas Turner, 85, of Tompkinsville, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Vanderbilt Hospital, in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral services will be at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Burial will be in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.