James Ellis Emberton
TOMPKINSVILLE – James Ellis Emberton, 83, of Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Monroe County Medical in Tompkinsville.
He was born April 12, 1930, in Monroe County, to the late Lorenza Dow Emberton and Letha McCauley Emberton. He was a retired logger for Homer Bartley Lumber and of the Baptist faith. He was united in marriage on Oct. 30, 1950, to Mary Alice Crews in Tompkinsville.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Emberton, of Tompkinsville; one son and daughter-in-law, James and Shelia Emberton, of Tompkinsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Tim Harrison, of Glasgow; three sisters, Edna York, of Mitchell, Ind., Bertie Cardwell, of Bowling Green, and Hazel Mitchell, of Crawfordsville, Ind.; three grandchildren, Shayne and wife Cindy Emberton, Trent Emberton and April Flowers, of Glasgow, four great-grandchildren, Lydia, Leah and Layni Emberton and Michael Flowers; and special friend, Bobby Bybee, of Tompkinsville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William Luther and Dow Eagle Emberton; three sisters, Mary Doyle Emberton, Ruby Church and Evie Shoopman.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Skaggs Creek Cemetery.
Visitation is in progress and will continue after 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Arthur Hanson ‘Art’ Gibbons
LOUISVILLE – Arthur Hanson “Art” Gibbons, 59, of Louisville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
He was a son of the late William A. “Beezie” and Angie Hanson Gibbons. He was a native of Barren County, graduating with the Glasgow High School class of 1973, and later graduated from Bowling Green Business College. He had been employed by UPS in Louisville as an aircraft package handler and previously worked in golf course development. He had been an owner and operator of Scottie Lanes bowling alley in Glasgow. He was known for his love of the Glasgow Scottie Band as well as being an avid fan of University of Louisville basketball. Art cherished his family and friends; and, they supported him with his cancer battle; he will be sorely missed.
He is survived by his twin sister and her husband, Mary “Beth” (Gibbons) and Brent Foster, of Blue Bell, Pa.; brother and wife, David and Jonnie Gibbons, of Anaheim, Calif.; niece, Sarah Foster, of Washington state and nephew, William Foster, of Colorado; aunt and uncle, Doretha (Hanson) and Charlie Bensenhaver, of Louisville; and many cousins and friends.
He chose cremation. Services and burial in Locust Grove Cemetery, Mammoth Cave, will be scheduled at a later date. A.F. Crow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu flowers, the family suggests donations to cancer research or the charity of choice.