Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

November 4, 2013

Obituaries: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

Special report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Clyde E. Burnett Jr.

CAVE CITY - Clyde E. Burnett Jr., 79, of Cave City, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Glasgow.

The Hart County native was born Sept. 26, 1934, to the late Clyde E. Burnett Sr. and the late Mamie Lee Simmons Burnett. He was a Korean War Army veteran, a retired welder for Chicago Bridge and Iron, a Baptist and a member of the VFW.

He is survived by two sons, Rickie Burnett (Becky), of Horse Cave, and Steve Burnett (Peggy), of Cave City; one stepbrother, Jamie Burnett, of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Chad Burnett, Stacy Burnett, Jeffrey Burnett and April Meador (Jacob) and six great-grandchildren, Brittany Burnett, Alaysha Burnett, Zachary Burnett, Stacia Burnett, Shawn Burnett and Kennedi Meador.

Visitation is in progress and will continue from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 5, at the funeral home with burial in Shady Grove Cemetery with Brother Billy Vincent officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shady Grove Church Cemetery Fund.

Kathleen L. Bush

GLASGOW – Kathleen L. Bush, 86, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at the home of her daughter in Cave City.

She was born in Bergh-Apton, Norfolk, England, the daughter of the late Horace and Dorothy Denny Harvey. Mrs. Bush moved to this area in 1946 from England and was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church.

She is survived by her two daughters, Thelma Ward Hamilton and husband Sam, of Cave City and Sylvia Houchens and husband Joe Danny, of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Sherri Garmon and husband Tim, Kellie Ward, Kim Dean and husband Grover and Jonathan Houchens and fiancée Mandy Steger; eight great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; a brother, L.A. Harvey (Julie), of England; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil A. Bush; a daughter, Bette Kay Bush; and a sister, Doris Kelly.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Grace Baptist Church, c/o Kevin Beaty, 110 Lincoln Road, Glasgow, KY 42141.


Darrell J. Cross

MOUNT HERMON – Darrell J. Cross, 49, of Mount Hermon, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

He was the husband of the late Jackie Armour Cross, and son of the late Omas Cross and Lois Clark Cross.

Visitation was after 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe County. The funeral service followed at 3 p.m. at the church.

Burial was in Turner Cemetery in Monroe County

Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville was in charge of the arrangements.

Regina (Jean) James

BOWLING GREEN –Regina (Jean) James, 79, of Bowling Green, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Hart County Healthcare in Horse Cave, at 11:50 p.m.

Jean was born on March 21, 1934, in Warren County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. James; her parents, Clay and Victoria Willis; one sister, Nell Logan; and three brothers, Charles, Ken and Junior Willis.

Jean was a housewife and member of Eastwood Baptist Church. She enjoyed being with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her son, Roy A. James (Angela), of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Jennifer Riney and Aaron Wallace (Erin), both of Bowling Green, Derik James (Crystal) and Christina Anderson (Jamie), both of Glasgow; also 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Wednesday Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. at J.C. Kirby and Son Broadway Chapel. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery #2. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of J. C. Kirby and Son Broadway Chapel.

Robert A. Lund Jr.

GLASGOW – Robert A. Lund Jr., 68, of Glasgow died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013,  at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

He is survived by a son, Douglas Lund, of Glasgow; three brothers, Greg and Doug Lund, of Illinois, and Allen Lund, of Missouri; and a sister, Beverly West, of Illinois.

There will be no services or visitation. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with their arrangements.


Velma Marie Vibbert

TOMPKINSVILLE – Velma Marie Vibbert, 77, of Tompkinsville, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Macon County General Hospital.

Velma was born in West Virgina on Aug. 28, 1936, a daughter of the late Icy Fern and George Manning.

She was married to James Reggie Vibbert, who precedes her in death.

Graveside services will be at Marrowbone Cemetery at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Arrangements are under the direction of Yokley Trible Funeral Home.

Dora Mae Walker

GLASGOW – Dora Mae Walker, 77, of Glasgow, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Cal Turner Rehab Center in Scottsville.

A native of Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late Ezra and Katie O’Dell Walker. She was a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church and had been attending Caveland Church during the past several years.

She was a retired employee of the housekeeping department of NHC Healthcare, but her greatest pleasure came from her days of providing childcare to nieces and nephews along with friends’ children, all of whom she dearly loved.

Survivors include her stepmother, Opal Garrett and husband James; two sisters, Ruby Carver and Gertie Hodges, all of Glasgow; six nieces and nephews: Tommy Walker, of Louisville, Reeca Carver, of Frankfort, Anissa Pendleton, Billy R. Carver Jr., Todd Hodges and Tony Hodges, all of Glasgow; two stepbrothers, Wayne Garrett and wife Cindy, of Temple Hill, and Jimmy Garrett, of Glasgow; several great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Walker; and two brothers-in-law, B.R. Carver and Wendell Hodges.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.